Community Calendar

Please submit your Clayton Community Calendar events by 5 p.m. Jun. 3 for the Jun. 12 issue. Items must be submitted by email to calendar@claytonpioneer.com.

IN CLAYTON

Saturdays thru Sep. 19
Farmers’ Market
8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Diablo Street between Main and Center streets, downtown Clayton. pcfma.com/clayton.

May 16
Free Shredding
Open to the public. Limit three boxes or bags per household/business. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Travis Credit Union, 5441 Clayton Road, Clayton. (800) 877-8328.

May 23, June 6
Saturday Concerts in the Grove
6 – 8:30 p.m. Grove Park, downtown Clayton. Free. ci.clayton.ca.us. For a complete concert series list, see Page 3.

May 25
Memorial Day Observance
Program to honor our lost heroes, sponsored by VFW Post 1525. Huey helicopter fly over and Huey on display. 10 a.m. Veterans Memorial flagpole monument, Main and Oak Streets, Clayton. Free.

June 1
Clayton Classic
Golf tournament sponsored by CBCA. 12 p.m. shotgun start. Oakhurst Country Club, 1001 Peacock Creek Drive, Clayton. claytoncbca.org/event/claytonclassic. 672-2272.

June 11
Thursday Concerts in the Grove
Featuring local talent. 7 – 8:30 p.m. Grove Park, downtown Clayton. Free. For a complete concert series list, see Page 3.

IN CONCORD

Pavilion Concert Schedule
The Concord Pavilion is located at 2000 Kirker Pass Road, Concord. theconcordpavilion.com. Shows start at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

  • May 24, KBLX Stone Soul
  • May 28, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga
  • June 14, Spirit West Coast Festival
  • July 3, California Symphony, 8 p.m.
  • July 7, Smashing Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson
  • July 9, Van Halen and Kenny Wayne Shepherd
  • July 15, Chicago and Earth, Wind and Fire
  • July 18, Sublime, 6 p.m.
  • July 21, 5 Seconds of Summer
  • Aug. 4, The Boys of Zummer
  • Aug. 7, Idina Menzel
  • Aug. 14, The Pink Print Tour
  • Aug. 26, Slipknot
  • Sep. 20, Counting Crows

Tuesdays
Farmers’ Market
Tuesdays year round. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Todos Santos Plaza, downtown Concord. cityofconcord.org.

Thursdays
Music and Market
Thursday night live music and farmers’ market. Music: May 28, Concord High Jazz Band; June 4, Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, June 11, It’s a Beautiful Day. Market 4 – 8 p.m.; music 6:30 – 8 p.m. Todos Santos Plaza, downtown Concord. cityofconcord.org.

3rd Sundays
Antique Faire
Antiques, collectibles, handmade arts and crafts. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Todos Santos Plaza, downtown Concord. Free admission. concordantiquefaire.com.

May 23 – 25
KidFest
Nonstop activities for kids, tweens and parents; arts and crafts, food court and rides. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 2450 Grant St., downtown Concord. $6 with canned food donation for Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano; $7 without. kidfestconcord.com.

ON THE MOUNTAIN

Mount Diablo Interpretive Association programs listed are free with the exception of park entrance fee. Go to mdia.org and click on Events Calendar for more information.

May 16
Butterfly Walk
Walk to find butterflies and wildflowers. 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Meet at Mitchell Canyon Trailhead.

May 17
Oak Knoll Hike
Hike to the Summit and visit interpretive center before returning. 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Meet at Juniper Camp Trailhead. Snake presentation at Summit Audio Visual Room from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

June 7
Round the Mountain Hike
Views in all directions as you circle the park’s dominant peak via Deer Flat, Prospector’s Gap and Oak Knoll. 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Meet at Juniper Camp Trailhead.

EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Thru May 17
“Greater Tuna”
Hilarious two-man show. California Theatre, 351 Railroad Ave., Pittsburg. $10-$25. pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com. 427-1611.

May 15 – 16
“Get Happy”
Concert by Diablo Women’s Chorale. Mount Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church 55, Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek. $10-$20. diablowomenschorale.org.

May 15 – 16
“Mulan Jr.”
Presented by Arts Education, Teen Theatre. Del Valle Theatre, 1963 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. $16.75. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

May 16
“America Sings”
Featuring the Blackhawk Chorus. 8 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $20-$28. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

May 16
Spring Concert
Performed by Winds Across the Bay, Youth Wind Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $12. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

May 17
“Life, Death, Dance”
Performed by Diablo Symphony Orchestra. 2 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $12-$28. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

May 17
“Sentinels of Freedom”
An Armed Forces celebration by Contra Costa Wind Symphony. 7 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $18-$25. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

May 20 – June 14
“A Little Night Music”
Rapturous and seductive musical. American Conservatory Theater, 415 Geary St., San Francisco. $20-$140. act-sf.org. (415) 749-2228.

May 22 – 24
“Greater Tuna”
Hilarious two-man show. Campbell Theatre, 636 Ward St., Martinez $10-$25. 439-7529.

May 22 – June 27
“Anything Goes”
As the SS American heads out to sea, two unlikely pairs set off on a course to true love. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $37-$63. centerrep.org.

May 23
Age of Improv
Presented by Trapped in a Rumor. 8:15 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $12-$15. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

May 23
Papa Doo Run Run
Performing classic rock hits of the 1960s and 1970s and the Beach Boys. 8 p.m. El Campanil Theatre, 602 W. Second St., Antioch. $25-$27. elcampaniltheatre.com.

May 24
“I’ll be Seeing Youz”
A Bronx boy’s musical perspective of WWII performed by Franc D’Ambrosio. 3 p.m. El Campanil Theatre, 602 W. Second St., Antioch. $25-$27. elcampaniltheatre.com.

May 28
“A Musical Journey”
Songs from around the world by Festival Opera Lite. 7 p.m. Walnut Creek Marriott, 2355 North Main St., Walnut Creek. 934-2000.

May 29 – 30
“Unlaced: A Study of Control and Chaos”
Presented by Smuin Ballet. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $54-$73. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

June 5
Jurassic Improv
Presented by Trapped in a Rumor. 8:15 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $12-$15. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

June 6
Comedy
Don Reed, featuring Melissa Villasenor and hosted by Emily Epstein White. 8 p.m. California Theatre, 351 Railroad Ave., Pittsburg. $17-$20. pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com. 427-1611.

June 6
Improv Invasion
Presented by Commander Doug Productions. 8:15 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $15. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

June 6
“The Show 2015”
Presented by Dance Fusion Company. 7 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $20-$25. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

June 7
Piano Recital
Presented by The Ballet School. 5:15 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $12. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

June 13
“Don Quixote”
Performed by Soo Dance Academy. 6 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $23-$28. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

June 13 – 14
“Guys and Dolls Jr.”
Performed by Poison Apple Productions. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $18-$20. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

June 14
“A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum”
Presented by The Vagabond Players. 2 p.m. El Campanil Theatre, 602 W. Second St., Antioch. $10-$15. elcampaniltheatre.com.

CHURCHES & RELIGION

May 17
“Come Travel with Us”
Presented by Walnut Creek Chorus. 3 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 2317 Buena Vista Ave., Walnut Creek. $10-$15. walnutcreekchorus.com.

May 20
“Two Among the Righteous Few”
Author Marty Brounstein shares a true story of courage and rescue during the Holocaust; one with a personal connection as well. 11 a.m.; potluck 12 p.m. Concord United Methodist Church, Sherrill Hall, 1645 West St., Concord. Free admission; books available for $13. 672-6870.

May 30
Concert
Pianist Erin Kathleen Downey performs modern works of Biblical classical music. 7:30 p.m. Clayton Valley Presbyterian Church, 1578 Kirker Pass Road, Clayton. $15. 672-4848.

SCHOOLS

May 20
Spring Instrumental Concert
Presented by Northgate High School. 7 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $5-$14.75. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

AT THE LIBRARY

The Clayton Library is at 6125 Clayton Road. Programs are free unless otherwise noted. See full schedule of events at claytonlibrary.org or call 673-0659.

May 18: College Financial Planning, 7 p.m.
June 8: Clayton Library Book Club, 7 p.m.

The Concord Library is at 2900 Salvio St. Programs are free unless otherwise noted. See full schedule of events at ccclib.org or 646-5455.

FUNDRAISERS

2nd and 4th Sundays
Pancake Breakfast
Veterans of Foreign Wars serve breakfast to the public: Eggs, pancakes, sausage, beverage. 8 – 11 a.m. VFW Post 1525, 2290 Willow Pass Road, Concord. $5, $3 children under 12. vfwpost1525.org.

Relay For Life Clayton
For a complete list of current fundraisers, see Page 22

May 15 – 17
Onstage Theatre
Five lovely Onstage ladies perform to raise funds for a trip to New York City where they have been invited to perform “The Ladies Quintet.” Campbell Theatre, 636 Ward St., Martinez. $20-$25. 676-5705.

May 30
Bocce Tournament
Sponsored by CVCHS Senior Men to renovate the CVCHS Teachers’ Lounge. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Ipsen Family Bocce Park, Main and Oak Streets, Clayton. $35. claytonvalley.org.

GOVERNMENT

1st and 3rd Tuesdays
Clayton City Council
7 p.m. Hoyer Hall, Clayton Library, 6125 Clayton Road. 673-7304 or ci.clayton.ca.us.

2nd and 4th Tuesdays
Clayton Planning Commission
7 p.m., Hoyer Hall, Clayton Library, 6125 Clayton Road. 673-7304 or ci.clayton.ca.us.