Community Calendar

Please submit your Clayton Community Calendar events by 5 p.m. Jun. 29 for the Jul. 8 issue. Items must be submitted by email to calendar@claytonpioneer.com.

IN CLAYTON

Saturdays, thru Sept. 24, except Sept. 3
Farmers’ Market
8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Diablo Street between Main and Center streets, downtown Clayton. pcfma.org.

June 13
Clayton Classic
Golf tournament sponsored by CBCA. 12 p.m. shotgun start. Oakhurst Country Club, 1001 Peacock Creek Drive, Clayton. https://claytoncbca.org. 672-2272.

June 18, July 2
Saturday Concerts in the Grove
6 – 8:30 p.m. Grove Park, downtown Clayton. Free. cityofclayton.org. For a complete concert series list, see Page 3.

June 22, July 6
Wednesday Classic Car and Concerts in the Grove
Car show, 6 – 8 p.m. Concert, 7 – 8:30 p.m. Grove Park, downtown Clayton. Free. cityofclayton.org. For a complete concert series list, see Page 3.

July 4
Pancake Breakfast and Parade
The day begins with the Clayton Valley/Concord Sunrise Rotary pancake breakfast at 7 a.m. at Endeavor Hall, 6008 Center St., followed by the parade down Main Street at 10 a.m. Breakfast: $7 adults; $5 kids. No registration for Kiddie Parade. Register for main parade at cityofclayton.org.

July 11 – 27
Summer Stage 2016
Clayton Theatre Company’s drama camp for children ages 6 – 16. Camp covers acting, singing and dancing and culminates in a performance of “A Trip Down Broadway, Jr.” 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Endeavor Hall, 6008 Center St., Clayton. For fees and registration, go to claytontheatrecompany.com.

IN CONCORD

Mondays
Off the Grid
Rotating lineup of food trucks. 5 – 9 p.m. 2151 Salvio Street. offthegridsf.com.

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

Tuesday Nights in July
Blues Series
Some of the best blues in the Bay Area. July 5, Annie Sampson. 6:30 – 8 p.m. Todos Santos Plaza, downtown Concord. Free. cityofconcord.org.

Thursdays
Music and Market
Thursday night live music and farmers’ market. Music: June 16, The David Correa Group; June 23, The Jean Genies David Bowie Tribute; June 30, Kingsborough; July 7, Bay Bridge Heat. 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.

On Sale Now
Concerts
The Concord Pavilion is located at 2000 Kirker Pass Road. livenation.com. Concert schedule for 2016:

June 12, Spirit West Coast, 4 p.m.
June 13, Slipknot, 6:30 p.m.
July 9, Bryan Adams, 8 p.m.
July 12, Taste of Chaos, 6:30 p.m.
July 28, Sublime, 6:35 p.m.
July 30, New Edition, 7:30 p.m.
Aug. 19, Disturbed, 6:30 p.m.
Aug. 27, Outcry Tour, 6 p.m.
Aug. 28, Snoop Dogg, 7 p.m.
Sept. 10, Fifth Harmony, 7 p.m.
Sept. 18, Daryl Hall and John Oates, 7 p.m.

June 11
Concord Museum and Event Center
Docent-led walk through of restoration progress on former Masonic Temple. 1, 2 and 3 p.m. 1928 Clayton Road, Concord. Free; donations requested. concordhistorical.org.

June 13
Stroke Support Group
Speaker: Anne Sigmon. Topic: Yes you can travel after a stroke. 7 – 9 p.m. Concord 1 Room, John Muir Medical Center, Concord Campus, 2540 East St., Concord. Free. Contact Ann Dzuna 376-6218.

June 14
Bright Ideas Film Festival
Screening of winning entries. 7 p.m. Brenden Theatres, 1985 Willow Pass Road, Concord. Free. filmfreeway.com/festival/brightideasfilmfestival.

July 4
Celebration
Pancake breakfast, Stars and Stripes 5K fun run/walk, parade, festival, fireworks. Events start at 7 a.m. Todos Santos Plaza, downtown Concord. $30 race; $5 breakfast. For more details, go to starsandstripesrun.com and concordjuly4th.com.

July 5
Cool Concord Cars
Annual car show on opening night of Tuesday Night Blues. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Todos Santos Plaza, downtown Concord. Free. cityofconcord.org.

ON AND AROUND THE MOUNTAIN

Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve programs are available for registration through ebparks.org. Parking fees may apply. For additional information, contact Black Diamond Visitor Center at (510) 544-2750 or bdvisit@ebparks.org.

June 11
Sunset Walk
Admire vistas over the valley and the sunset over Mount Diablo. 7:15 – 9:15 p.m. Meet at end of Somersville Road.

June 18
A Walk Through the Past
Look for signs of old Somersville, a once-thriving, coal mining town. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Meet at end of Somersville Road.

June 19
Summer’s Gold
Find golden sunshine, hills, eagles and views on this hearty hike. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Meet at Round Valley Staging Area.

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

June 12
Snakes Alive
Meet and hold one of many beneficial and harmless snakes. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Summit Museum.

June 18
Summer Solstice Saunter
Evening hike on Mount Diablo. 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Meet at Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center. Reservations required: sweettrails00@gmail.com or ken_lavin@hotmail.com.

June 21
Night Hike Adventure
Look for nighttime critters like bats, owls and raccoons. 7:30 – 10 p.m. Meet at Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center.

June 24, July 1
Common Poorwill Bird Walk
Hike near upper portion of White Canyon listening for the common poorwill and local owls. 7 – 10:30 p.m. Meet at Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center. Reservations required: blkittiwake@yahoo.com.

EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Thru June 12
“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”
Presented by Crosslight Theater. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $17. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

Thru June 25
“Rock of Ages”
Musical featuring big bands, big egos and even bigger hair. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $37-$65. centerrep.org. 943-7469.

June 11
“Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”
Presented by Ligioso Ballet Studio. 6:30 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $17.50. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

June 12
Demonstration
Classroom work from students of The Ballet School. 11 a.m., 2 and 5 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $27. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

June 12 – July 2
Showcase
Classical dance and music of South India presented by Kalanjali Dances of India. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. Free. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

June 18
Summer Piano Recital
Presented by The Ballet School. 2:15 and 5:15 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $12. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

June 18
“The Songs and Stories of Neil Diamond”
Performed by Jack Wright and the Heartlight Band. 7 p.m. California Theatre, 351 Railroad Ave., Pittsburg. $20-$25. pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com. 427-1611.

June 19
“The Trials of Alice in Wonderland”
Presented by Puppets of Praise with St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. 2:15 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $15. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

June 24 – 26
“C.S. Lewis Onstage: The Most Reluctant Convert”
Presented by Fellowship for Performing Arts. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $34-$94. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

June 25
Comedy
Performed by Erik “Awesome” Alston. 8 p.m. California Theatre, 351 Railroad Ave., Pittsburg. $10-$15. pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com. 427-1611.

June 26
“Reminisce”
A Bharatanatyam dance concert presented by Nava Dance Theatre. 5:15 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $17.75. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

July 2
“Kalimba”
Tribute to Earth, Wind and Fire. 8 p.m. El Campanil Theatre, 602 W. Second St., Antioch. $15-$27. elcampaniltheatre.com.

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.

June 17 – 18
“Florence Nightingale: Live!”
Starring Dr. Candy Campbell; benefitting Onstage Theatre. 8 p.m. Campbell Theatre, 636 Ward St., Martinez. $20. live@campbelltheater.com. 518-3277.

June 27
Baking for a Cure
Bake sale for Relay For Life Clayton. 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Starbucks, Clayton Station. relayforlife.org/claytonca.

July 16
Relay For Life Concord
American Cancer Society fundraiser. Join a team or walk as an individual. Activities for participants and spectators. 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Todos Santos Plaza, downtown Concord. Register at relayforlife.org/concordca.

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.

  • June 13, 27: Clayton Knits, 1:30 p.m.
  • June 13: Clayton Library Book Club, 7 p.m.
  • June 15: Living History Lessons with Vietnam Veterans, 6:30 p.m.
  • June 27: Movie Night, 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.

  • June 13: Movie Monday, 7 p.m.
  • June 16: Concord Book Club, 6:30 p.m.
  • June 18, July 9: AARP Free Tax Assistance, 10 a.m.
  • June 20: Dungeons and Dragons, 5 p.m.
  • June 21, 23, 24, 28, 30; July 1, 5, 7, 8: Lunch at the Library, 1 p.m.
  • June 27: LEGO in the Library, 7 p.m.
  • July 7: Origami, 4 p.m.

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.