Northgate High School senior Matthew Assily is putting his Eagle Scout project to good use improving music at Foothill Middle School.
Heavily involved in the music program at Northgate High, and involved with instrumental music in the Mount Diablo Unified School District since the fourth grade, Assily is working to refurbish music stands at Foothill.
A Life Scout in Boy Scout Troop 494, Assily is painting and stenciling the stands with an "FMS," according to an e-mail from the school. He is looking for donations of between $5 and $10 to pay for the paint and safety equipment required for the project.
To learn how to donate e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Any additional money raise will be given to the Foothill Middle School Instrumental Music program.
William Shakespeare's comedy "Twelfth Night" is the spring production for Acalanes High School. The play will run April 30, May 1-3. All dates have a 7 p.m. show time, with the theater opening at 6:30 p.m.
General admission tickets are $10, students $7. Tickets are available at the door. All proceeds benefit the Acalanes Performing Arts Boosters-Drama.
The Community Foundation for Eagle Peak presents the "A Taste of Mt. Diablo and Auction," benefiting the Eagle Peak Montessori School. The event, at 5:30 p.m. April 12 at the Shadelands Art Center in Walnut Creek, will feature tastes and spirits from local restaurants and live music from Lafayette's Bradley School of Music.
Participating restaurants include Corners Tavern, Jacks and Il Fornaio. Music will include music school owner Patrick Bradley, who has recorded and performed with members of the Eagles, Sublime and Santana. Others set to perform include Orestes Vilato, a Grammy nominated Cuban multi-percussionist, and Rick Cittar, a bandleader, performer and recording artist and current frontman for original rock and blues band Axis of Four.
The cost is $35 by going to www.biddingforgood.com/epms or pay $40 at the door. Attendees must be 21 years of age.
In its 32nd year, the Walnut Acres Day Care Center is now accepting enrollment in its dynamic Summer Camp. The camp runs for nine weeks, from June 16 through Aug. 15. It takes children 4 1/2 through 12 years old, and offers a wide variety of activities including sports, arts and crafts, swimming, carpentry, nature studies and field trips around the Bay Area.
Register online at walnutacresdaycare.org or in person.
The day care is open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The day care offers flexible scheduling for working and non-working parents.
The day care is located on the Walnut Acres Elementary School campus at 450 Wiget Lane, Walnut Creek. To schedule a tour, call 925-932-0507 and ask for Jaime or Barry.
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