Community Calendar

Please submit your Clayton Community Calendar events by 5 p.m. Jun. 28 for the Jul. 7 issue. Items must be submitted by email to calendar@claytonpioneer.com.

IN CLAYTON

Saturdays
Farmers’ Market
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 6095 Main St. pcfma.org.

June 10, 24
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.

June 14, 28
Wednesday Classic Car Show
Car show and DJ music, 6 – 8 p.m. 6099 Main St. Free. ci.clayton.ca.us.

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.

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 ci.clayton.ca.us.

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 15 at 6 p.m., Purple Haze plus The RaveUps; June 22, Mitch Polzak plus KillBillies; June 29, Dave Martin’s House Party; July 6, Zepparella. 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. See full concert schedule for 2017 at livenation.com. Upcoming shows:

  • Jun. 11, Spirit West Coast Concord, 3 p.m.
  • Jun. 23, United We Rock Tour, 7 p.m.
  • July 6, Deftones and Rise Against, 6:30 p.m.
  • July 15, I Love the ‘90s Tour, 7 p.m.

June 10
47th Annual Corvette Car Show
Enjoy the finest examples of classic, custom and stock corvettes. 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Todos Santos Plaza, downtown Concord. Free to the public; $40-$45 car entrants. diablovalleycorvettes.com.

June 12
Stroke Support Group
Speaker: Steve Molinari, OT, from the driver rehabilitation program at John Muir. 7 – 9 p.m. Concord Room 1, John Muir Medical Center, Concord Campus, 2540 East St. Free. Contact Ann Dzuna (925) 376-6218.

June 17
Concord Naval Weapons Station Workshop
The public is invited to the second of three workshops on the Concord Community Reuse Plan for the former Naval Weapons Station. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Concord Senior Center, 2727 Parkside Circle. concordreuseproject.org.

July 4
Celebration
Pancake breakfast, Stars and Stripes 5K fun run/walk, parade, festival, fireworks. Events start at 7:30 a.m. Todos Santos Plaza, downtown Concord. $42 race; $5 breakfast. For more details, go to starsandstripesrun.com and concordjuly4th.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.

Thru November
Hazel-Atlas Mine Tours
Learn about the mining history and geology at Black Diamond Mines. Guided, 90-minute tour; Saturdays and Sundays. Must be age 7 or older with parent. $5 in advance online or day of at Sidney Flat Visitor Center.

June 10
Prospect Promenade at Night
See the beauty of night on a walk to Prospect Tunnel and back. 7:30 – 10 p.m. Meet at the Frederickson Lane Trailhead.

June 24
Walk into the Night
Walk the ridges at night and rest your mind. 8 – 10:30 p.m. Meet at Morgan Territory Road Staging Area. Registration required.

June 30
Bat Monitoring
Stay after hours in the park and help monitor the bat colony. 7 – 9:30 p.m. Meet at Black Diamond Mines Upper Parking Lot. 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.

June 11
Snakes Alive
Drop in to meet several local types of snakes. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Summit Museum.

June 17
Summer Solstice Evening Hike
Saunter up to Mitchell Canyon as the sun sets. 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Meet at Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center. Registration required: mtdiablohiker@gmail.com.

June 23
Common Poorwill Bird Walk
A hike in the dark may turn up some interesting wildlife. 7 – 10:30 p.m. Meet at Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center. Registration required: blkittiwalke@yahoo.com.

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

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.

July 8
Morgan Territory Family Walk
Spectacular vistas. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Meet at Morgan Territory Road Staging Area. Registration required.

EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Thru June 24
“Off the Shelf and OnStage”
A festival of one acts. Onstage Theatre at the Campbell Theater, 636 Ward St., Martinez. $16. onstagetheatre.homestead.com. (925) 518-3277.

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

Thru 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 10
“A Taste of Me”
Presented by Noel Anthony. 8:15 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $25-$50. lesherartscenter.org. (925) 943-7469.

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.

June 11
Opera in the Park
An afternoon of music under the trees. 3 p.m. Civic Park, 1375 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek. Free. festivalopera.org.

June 16 – 17
Dance Show
Performed by D’Ann’s Academy of Dance. 7 p.m. El Campanil Theatre, 602 W. Second St., Antioch. $20-$25. elcampaniltheatre.com. (925) 757-9500.

June 17
Concert
Gregory Taboloff performs. 2 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $55. lesherartscenter.org. (925) 943-7469.

June 24 – 25
“The Seven Deadly Sins”
A gripping story of drama, love, deception and revenge. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $20-$94. festivalopera.org.

July 7
Young Actors Studio Showcase
Presented by The Ballet School. 6:30 p.m. Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek. $15. lesherartscenter.org. (925) 943-7469.

SCHOOLS

July 29
30th Reunion
YVHS Class of 1987 reunites. 6 – 11 p.m. Blackhawk Auto Museum, 3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville. $95. Go to Ygnacio Valley High Class of 1987 on Facebook or email yvhs1987@gmail.com.

CHURCHES

June 12 – 16
Vacation Bible School
Kindergarten through sixth grade. 1 – 4 p.m. Mon. – Thu.; 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Fri. Concord United Methodist Church, 1645 West St., Concord. Free. concordumc.org. Register at (925) 685-5260.

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 24
Baking for a Cure
Bake sale for Relay For Life Clayton. 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Starbucks, Clayton Station. relayforlife.org/claytonca.

June 24
Bowl to Benefit Families
Raffles, contests, prizes. Proceeds go to the C.O.P.E. Family Support Center. 6 – 8 p.m. Clayton Valley Bowl, 5300 Clayton Road. $20. copefamilysupport.org. (925) 689-5811.

June 24
Relay For Life Concord and Walnut Creek
Fundraiser walk to benefit the American Cancer Society. 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Ygnacio Valley Park, 901 Oak Grove Road, Concord. 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.

  • Thru Aug. 5: Summer Reading Program for all ages.
  • June 12: Clayton Knits, 1:30 p.m.
  • June 12: Clayton Library Book Club, 7 p.m.
  • June 14: Wrap Animals Craft, 4 p.m.
  • June 28: Movie Night, 6:30 p.m.
  • July 10: Bubblesmith, 4 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.

  • June 1, July 6: Origami, 4 p.m.
  • June 19: Open Explorations, 7 p.m.
  • June 20, 22, 27, 29; July 6: Summer Lunch, 1 p.m.
  • June 22: Master Gardeners, 6:30 p.m.
  • June 26: Movie Monday, 7 p.m.
  • July 3: Rockets, 6 p.m. Registration required.

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.