Community Calendar

Please submit your Clayton Community Calendar events by 5 p.m. Jun. 1 for the Jun. 10 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.

May 21, June 4
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.

May 30
Memorial Day Observance
Program to honor our lost heroes, sponsored by VFW Post 1525. Fly over scheduled and some military equipment on display. 10 – 11:30 a.m. Veterans Memorial flagpole monument, Main and Oak Streets, Clayton. Free.

June 8, 22
Wednesday Classic Car and Concerts in the Grove
June 8: Car show only. 6 – 8 p.m. June 22: 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.

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

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

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 19, Tom Rigney and Flambeau; May 26, Concord High Jazz Band; June 2, The Bird Dogs; June 9, Lumberyard. 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:

May 17, Bad Company, 7 p.m.
May 29, KBLX Stone Soul Concert, 12 p.m.
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.
Aug. 19, Disturbed, 6:30 p.m.
Aug. 27, Outcry Tour, 6 p.m.
Aug. 28, Snoop Dogg, 7 p.m.
Sept. 18, Daryl Hall and John Oates, 7 p.m.

May 28 – 30
KidFest
Nonstop entertainment, plus free activities for kids. Food court and rides. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; closes at 5 p.m. on Memorial Day. 2450 Grant St., downtown Concord. $6 with canned food donation for Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano; $7 without. kidfestconcord.com.

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.

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.

Tuesdays in June
Docent Training
Be a docent. Apply for a docent training session. Contact Kevin Dixon at kdixon@ebparks.org or (510) 544-2751.

May 15
Miners and Mining Tools
Visit historic mine openings and learn how miles of tunnels were made. 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Meet in Black Diamond Mines.

May 22
Springtime Moonlight Hike
Hike to hilltop to watch sunset and moonrise. 7:30 – 10 p.m. Meet in Black Diamond Mines. Registration required.

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.

May 13
Twin Peaks Wildflower Hike
Climb up to Twin Peaks via Mitchell Rock Trail and return via Eagle Peak Trail. 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Meet at Mitchell Canyon Trailhead.

May 14
Butterfly Walk
Walk up Mitchell Canyon to Red Road looking for butterflies and flowers. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Meet at Mitchell Canyon Trailhead.

May 21
Wildflower Walk
Hike around the Summit of Mount Diablo and adjacent trails. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Meet at Lower Summit Parking Lot. Reservations required.

May 22
Back and Mitchell Canyon Hike
Hike includes the lovely Globe Lily Trail. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Meet at Mitchell Canyon Trailhead.

May 22
Snakes Alive
Meet several of our local snakes. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Summit Museum.

June 5
Circle the Mountain Hike
Views in all directions as we circle the mountain’s dominant peak. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Meet at Juniper Trailhead.

EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT

May 13 – 14
“Nunsense”
The Little Sisters of Hoboken put on a variety show. Brentwood Community Center, 35 Oak St., Brentwood. thebrentwoodtheater.org.

May 13 – 14
“Sleeping Beauty”
Presented by Contra Costa Ballet. 7:30 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $35. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

May 13 – 15
“The Normal Heart”
Searing drama about AIDS plague. California Theatre, 351 Railroad Ave., Pittsburg. $10-$25. pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com. 427-1611.

May 14
Nelson Freire
Pianist. Presented by Chamber Music San Francisco. 2:30 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $51. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

May 14
“Royal”
An afternoon of musical adventure that is perfect for your royal family. 2 p.m. Saint Matthew Lutheran Church, 399 Wiget Lane, Walnut Creek. $10-$20. diablowomenschorale.org.

May 14
Spring Concert
Presented 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 14 – 15
“Coplandish”
A celebration of Aaron Copland’s works presented by Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra. 2 p.m. May 14: El Campanil Theatre, 602 W. Second St., Antioch. $7-$15.elcampaniltheatre.com. May 15: Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $10-$30. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

May 14 – 15
“Girls Night Out II”
An evening of music with the Sincerity Girls Ensemble. Presented by Music Repertoire. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $13.lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

May 15
“In Praise of Music”
Performed by the Contra Costa Chorale in celebration of its 50th anniversary. 5 p.m. Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church, 1801 Lacassie Ave. $20-$25. brownpapertickets.com.

May 15
May Concert
Presented by Diablo Wind Symphony. 7:30 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $10. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

May 20 – June 5
“Esperanza!”
A pirate romance. Onstage Theatre at the Campbell Theatre, 636 Ward St., Martinez. 518-3277.

May 20 – 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.

May 21
“Music of the Seasons”
Presented by Walnut Creek Chorus. 7 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 2317 Buena Vista Ave., Walnut Creek. $10-$15. walnutcreekchorus.com.

May 21
“Spring 2016: The Best of the Beatles”
Presented by The Blackhawk Chorus. 8 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $25. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

May 21
The Diamonds
Classic Rock and Roll with today’s attitude. 2 p.m. El Campanil Theatre, 602 W. Second St., Antioch. $25-$27. elcampaniltheatre.com.

May 22
Danzon and Trombone
Presented by Contra Costa Wind Symphony. 7:30 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $17. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

May 22
“Kindred Spirits”
Presented by Diablo Symphony Orchestra. 2 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $33. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

May 24
College Prep Workshop
Students and parents learn how to research colleges to find one that is the right academic, social and financial fit. 6:30 p.m. Las Trampas Room, Walnut Creek Library, 1644 N. Broadway. Free. Register at next-phase.net. 726-1209.

May 27 – 28
“Dance Series Two”
Presented by Smuin Ballet. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $56-$73. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

June 3 – 4
“The Show 2016”
Presented by Dance Fusion Company. 7 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $25. lesherartscenter.org. 943-7469.

June 3 – 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.

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.

CHURCHES & RELIGION

May 18
Palliative and Hospice Care
Speaker Micheal Pope, CEO of Alzheimer’s Services of the East Bay; fellowship, lunch. 11 a.m. Concord United Methodist Church, 1645 West St., Concord. Free. concordumc.org.

May 21
“My Favorite Things”
Selections from four centuries of organ music performed by Dale Scovill. 7:30 p.m. Clayton Valley Presbyterian Church, 1578 Kirker Pass Road, Clayton. $15. cvpresby.org.

FUNDRAISERS

NEW DATE: May 14
Rummage Sale
Proceeds benefit Boy Scout Troop 370. 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Salvation Army, 3950 Clayton Road, Concord. For questions, contact Marina at 234-3470 or marinaware@msn.com.

May 15
“The Brilliance of Broadway”
Performed by vocal and hand bell ensemble Tapestry. 4 p.m. St. John’s Parish, 5555 Clayton Road, Clayton. Free will donation benefiting Swords to Plowshares. tapestryringersandsingers.org.

May 19 – 21
Rummage Sale
Proceeds benefit church’s outreach programs. May 19 – 20, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. May 21, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Concord United Methodist Church, 1645 West St., Concord. concordumc.org.

May 21
The Road to Rio
The Walnut Creek Aquanuts bring Olympic flair to their annual fundraiser. 4 – 9 p.m. Clarke Memorial Swim Center, 1750 Heather Drive, Walnut Creek. $20; $25 at the door. aquanuts.org.

May 28
Baking for a Cure
Bake sale for Relay For Life Clayton. 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Starbucks, Clayton Station.

June 11
Round-Up For Relay
Barbecue, music, prizes. Sponsored by Relay For Life Clayton; benefiting the American Cancer Society. 6 – 10 p.m. Easley Ranch, 6995 Marsh Creek Road, Clayton. $50. roundupforrelay.wix.com/home.

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 21: ACT Practice Test, 10 a.m. Registration required.
  • May 26: Hats! Hats! Hats! 4 p.m.
  • June 1: Fossils, 7 p.m.
  • June 13: Clayton Knits, 1:30 p.m.
  • June 13: 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.

  • May 14: Rosie the Riveters, 1 p.m.
  • May 16: STEAM Project/Rockets, 6:30 p.m. Registration required.
  • May 26: Adult Coloring and Storytime, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
  • June 2: Origami, 4 p.m.
  • June 6: STEAM Project/Meteors, 6:30 p.m.

SCHOOLS

Thru May 22
“Clybourne Park”
Unforgettable new story about race, class and real estate in America. Diablo Valley College, 321 Golf Club Road, Pleasant Hill. $16-$21. dvcdrama.net.

May 22
Garden Work Day
Help dig, plant, mulch as Mt. Diablo Elementary installs its first garden. Snacks and garden-themed art activities for children. 2 – 5 p.m. MDES, 5880 Mt. Zion Drive, Clayton. Sign up by May 15: laneycline@gmail.com.

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.