Community Calendar

Please submit your Clayton Community Calendar events by 5 p.m. May. 31 for the Jun. 9 issue. Items must be submitted by email to calendar@claytonpioneer.com.

IN CLAYTON

Saturdays, May 13 thru Oct. 14
Farmers’ Market
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 6095 Main St. pcfma.org.

May 13
Plant Sale
By Clayton Valley Garden Club. 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Endeavor Hall, 6008 Center St., Clayton. claytonvalleygardenclub.org.

May 13
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 29
Memorial Day Observance
Program to honor our lost heroes, sponsored by VFW Post 1525. 10 a.m. Veterans Memorial flagpole monument, Main and Oak Streets. Free.

June 17
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. $75. roundupforrelay.wix.com/home.

IN CONCORD

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

Tuesdays
Farmers’ Market
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: June 1, The Fundamentals; June 8, Native Elements. 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 2017:

  • May 27, KBLX Stone Soul Concert, Saturday only, 12 p.m.
  • May 28, Stone Soul, two-day ticket or Sunday only, 12 p.m.
  • Jun. 2, Kidz Bop Tour, 7 p.m.
  • Jun. 7, Chicago and The Doobie Brothers, 7:30 p.m.
  • Jun. 11, Spirit West Coast Concord, 3 p.m.
  • Jun. 23, United We Rock Tour, 7 p.m.

May 13
MomDay
Celebrate Mom and enjoy the All Area Music Festival. Todos Santos Plaza, downtown Concord. cityofconcord.org.

May 27
Armed Forces Half Marathon
6:30 a.m. Todos Santos Plaza, downtown Concord. $80 through May 15; $90 after. Register: armedforceshalf.com.

May 27 – 29
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. Mount Diablo High School, 2450 Grant St. $6 with canned food donation for Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano; $7 without. kidfestconcord.com.

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.

May 20
History Hike
8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Meet at Clayton Park and Ride.

May 26
An Evening at Rose Hill Cemetery
6 – 8:30 p.m. Meet at 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 14, June 11
Snakes Alive
Drop in to meet several local types of snakes. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Summit Museum.

May 19
Mt. Olympia and Mitchell Canyon Hike
9:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Meet at Mitchell Canyon Trailhead.

May 21
Wildflower Walk
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Meet at Lower Summit. Must register: onesuperhiker@aol.com.

June 2
Round the Mountain
Views in all directions. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Meet at Juniper Trailhead.

Save Mount Diablo’s Discover Diablo is a free public hike series. Go to discover-diablo.eventbrite.com for more information.

May 14
Round Valley Family Walk
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Meet at Round Valley Regional Preserve Trailhead. Registration required.

June 3
Lime Ridge Family Walk
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Meet at Ohlone Trail Parking Area. Registration required.

June 10
Mangini Ranch Property Tour
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Meet at hiker gate adjacent to 5318 Crystyl Ranch Drive, Concord. Registration required.

EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Thru May 14
“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”
Presented by Fantasy Forum Actors Ensemble. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $14. lesherartscenter.org. (925) 943-7469.

May 12 – 13
“Beauty and the Beast JR”
Presented by Diablo Theatre Company’s SingOut! Musical Theatre. Del Valle Theatre, 1963 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. $20. lesherartscenter.org. (925) 943-7469.

May 12 – 13
“Dance Series 02”
Presented by Smuin Ballet. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $57-$73. lesherartscenter.org. (925) 943-7469.

May 12 – 13
“The Reluctant Dragon”
Performed by El Campanil Children’s Theatre. 7:30 p.m. El Campanil Theatre, 602 W. Second St., Antioch. $8-$12. elcampaniltheatre.com. (925) 757-9500.

May 12 – 21
“Hairspray”
Musical. California Theatre, 351 Railroad Ave., Pittsburg. $12-$25. pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com. (925) 427-1611.

May 13 – 14
“Then and Now”
By Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra. 2 p.m. May 13: El Campanil Theatre, 602 W. Second St., Antioch. elcampaniltheatre.com. May 14: Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. lesherartscenter.org.

May 14
May Concert- Diablo Wind Symphony
7:30 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $10. lesherartscenter.org. (925) 943-7469.

May 19 – June 24
“Off the Shelf and On Stage”
A festival of one acts. Onstage Theatre at the Campbell Theater, 636 Ward St., Martinez. (925) 518-3277.

May 20
“Alice in Wonderland”
By DLUX Puppets. 10 a.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $15. lesherartscenter.org. (925) 943-7469.

May 20
“Manava”
Music and dances of Tahiti and the Pacific Isle. 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $25. lesherartscenter.org. (925) 943-7469.

May 20
“Unplugged”
James Taylor tribute. 8 p.m. El Campanil Theatre, 602 W. Second St., Antioch. $10-$27. elcampaniltheatre.com. (925) 757-9500.

May 21
“From Screen and Stage”
By Contra Costa Wind Symphony. 7:30 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $17. lesherartscenter.org. (925) 943-7469.

May 21
“La Traviata”
By Diablo Symphony Orchestra. 2 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $35. lesherartscenter.org. (925) 943-7469.

May 21
“Summer Piano Recital”
By The Ballet School. 12:15, 3:15 and 6:15 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $14. lesherartscenter.org. (925) 943-7469.

May 21
“Ukulele Uprising II”
By the Delta Strummers. 3 p.m. El Campanil Theatre, 602 W. Second St., Antioch. $15. elcampaniltheatre.com. (925) 757-9500.

May 23
“La Fille mal gardee”
By Ligioso Ballet. 6:30 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $17.75. lesherartscenter.org. (925) 943-7469.

May 24
“The Many Faces of Skin Cancer”
Panel of medical experts offer insight about skin cancer. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Lafayette Library, Community Room, 3941 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette. Reservations: (925) 677-5041, ext. 272.

May 25
“Spring Ballet Performance 2017”
By Center for Community Arts. 7 p.m. Del Valle Theatre, 1963 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. $16.75. lesherartscenter.org. (925) 943-7469.

May 26 – 27
“Alice in Wonderland”
Presented by Contra Costa Ballet Foundation. 7:30 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $38. lesherartscenter.org. (925) 943-7469.

May 26 – 28
“Into the Woods, JR”
Presented by Poison Apple Productions’ Apple Teens. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $20. lesherartscenter.org. (925) 943-7469.

May 26 – July 1
“Altar Boyz”
Spoof about a heavenly guy group. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $37 -$72. centerrep.org.

June 2 – 3
“The Show 2017”
Presented by Dance Fusion Company. 7 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $25. lesherartscenter.org. (925) 943-7469.

June 3
Concert
By East County Performing Arts Center Show Choir. 11 a.m. El Campanil Theatre, 602 W. Second St., Antioch. $15. elcampaniltheatre.com. (925) 757-9500.

June 8 – 25
“King Lear”
One of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies. B8 Theatre Company, 2292 Concord Blvd., Concord. $18-$22. b8theatre.org. (925) 890-8877.

June 10
“Fifteen”
The Danville Community Band’s season finale. 3 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $17. lesherartscenter.org. (925) 943-7469.

June 11
“June Demonstration”
Presented by The Ballet School. 11 a.m., 2 and 5 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $27. lesherartscenter.org. (925) 943-7469.

CHURCHES

May 20
Concert
Performed by the Aeolus Woodwind Quintet. 7:30 p.m. Clayton Valley Presbyterian Church, 1578 Kirker Pass Road, Clayton. $15. cvpresby.org.

May 20
“Make Them Hear You! Music for Our Times”
Concert performed by Diablo Women’s Chorale. 2 p.m. Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church, 1801 Lacassie Ave., Walnut Creek. $10-$24. diablowomenschorale.org.

SCHOOLS

Thru May 21
“Titus Andronicus”
Revenge story. Diablo Valley College, 321 Golf Club Road, Pleasant Hill. $16-$21. dvcdrama.net.

May 16
Spring Concert
By Northgate High School. 7 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $20. lesherartscenter.org. (925) 943-7469.

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.

May 12
Car Show
New and old cars. Proceeds benefit Diablo Valley College Engineering Technology Department. 3 – 8 p.m. DVC, 268 Viking Drive, Pleasant Hill. Free for spectators. dvccarshow.eventbrite.com.

May 13
“Back on Broadway!”
Performed by Tapestry. 7 p.m. Clayton Valley Presbyterian, 1578 Kirker Pass Road, Clayton. tapestryringersandsingers.org.

May 13
Poker Tournament
By Soroptimist of Diablo Vista. 5:30 – 10:30 p.m. Elks Lodge, 3565 Clayton Road, Concord. $60. sidiablovista.org.

May 13
Rummage Sale
Benefits Boy Scout Troop 370. 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Salvation Army, 3950 Clayton Road, Concord. Donations accepted through May 12; contact Marina (925) 234-3470 or marinaware@msn.com.

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

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 8: Clayton Library Book Club, 7 p.m.
  • May 8, 22: Clayton Knits, 1:30 p.m.
  • May 12 – 14: Book Sale
  • May 25: Coffee Can Drums Craft, 1 p.m.
  • June 5 – Aug. 5: Summer Reading Program for all ages.
  • June 7: Kenn Adams’ Adventures in Space, 1 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 (925) 646-5455.

  • May 15: STEAM Open Explorations, 7 p.m.
  • May 22: Movie Monday, 7 p.m.
  • May 25: Master Gardeners, 6:30 p.m.
  • June 1: Origami, 4 p.m.

GOVERNMENT

1st and 3rd Tuesdays
Clayton City Council
7 p.m. Hoyer Hall, Clayton Library, 6125 Clayton Road. (925) 673-7304 or ci.clayton.ca.us.

2nd and 4th Tuesdays
Clayton Planning Commission
7 p.m., Hoyer Hall, Clayton Library, 6125 Clayton Road. (925) 673-7304 or ci.clayton.ca.us.