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EventsYour Local Taxes: Past, Present, and Future
The Contra Costa Taxpayers Association promotes accountable, cost-effective, efficient government and opposes unnecessary taxes and spending. Alex Aliferis will be talking "all things taxes," including the County Board of Supervisors' Salary Increase, High Speed Rail, and Water Projects. Sponsored by SRV Republican Women, from 11:30-1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at Crow Canyon Country Club in Danville. Cost is $25 for members, $35 for non-members. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Crow Canyon Country Club, 711 Silver Lake Drive, Danville.
Danville area residents are encouraged to attend the Town of Danville's 6th Annual Recreation Program Expo from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14 at the Danville Community Center. A variety of specialty class instructors and Town staff will be on hand to showcase upcoming classes and answer questions. Registrations submitted at the Expo are eligible for a 10% fee discount for programs listed in the Spring Activity Guide and Summer Camps Brochure. Contact Program Supervisor Christine Mabry at 314-3475 or email@example.com. Danville Community Center, 420 Front St., Danville.
EventsLegal Landmines of Social Media
From this interactive presentation, you will learn how privacy/social media in the law impacts you and many aspects to consider before you post, like, tweet, text, email or blog again. The presentation will be 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3 at the San Ramon Valley Community Center. Cost is $25. Contact srvrwf.lunch@gmailcom. San Ramon Valley Community Center, 12501 Alcosta Blvd., San Ramon.
EventsAARP Tax-Aide Tax Preparation Service
Free Tax-Preparation Service by IRS trained tax preparers for residents of Danville and San Ramon. Call for appointment: St Isidore Ministry Center, Danville, 480-7202, San Ramon Senior Center, 973-3250 and Meadow Wood at Alamo Creek (ask for Laurie), Danville, 309-4670. AARP Tax-Aide Free Tax Preparation Svc, Various sites Danville & San Ramon, Danville, San Ramon.
Northern California Pug Club presents the 20th Annual "Pugtacular" from noon-4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7 at The Grange Hall in Danville. The region's largest gathering of pugs and their fans features fun and games, contests (i.e. best costume, curliest tail), raffles, pictures with "Santa Paws" and more. Benefits Pug Rescue. Cost is $5 for adults, $2 for kids 6-12, free for 5 and under. Contact Lucia Torres Simon at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Grange Hall, 743 Diablo Road, Danville.
EventsVeterans of Foreign Wars, Post 75
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 75, San Ramon Valley - meets every third Wednesday of the month at the Veterans Memorial Building, 400 Hartz Ave., Danville. Doors open at 7 p.m., meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. For more information contact Post Commander Ernie Petagara at 362-9806. Mail to: VFW Post 75 San Ramon Valley, P.O. Bos 1092, Danville, Ca 94526. Or visit www.vfwpost75.org. Veterans Memorial Building, 400 Hartz Ave., Danville.
EventsVisit the USS Hornet
Across the Bay from San Francisco, take the family to visit the USS Hornet, a restored aircraft carrier in Alameda. The USS Hornet served in WWII and recovered the Apollo 11 astronauts. Tour the bridge, hangar deck, engine room, navigation bridge, captain's bridge, primary flight control and flight deck, or ride in the flight simulator. The Hornet is open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $14 for adults; $12 for seniors; $12 for military and students with ID; $6 for ages 5-17; children under 5 are free. Parking is free. The USS Hornet is at Pier 3, 707 W. Hornet Ave., Alameda. Call (510) 521-8448 or visit www.uss-hornet.org for details. Pier 3 , 707 W. Hornet Ave., Alameda.
EventsGlass House Museum Tours
The Glass House Museum, a restored Victorian at 19953 San Ramon Valley Blvd. in San Ramon, is open for tours the second Saturday of each month - at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m. - when you can step back in time to explore the site and participate in free activities. Next door is Forest Home Farms Historic Park with tractor museum, which offers tours at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Cost is $5; $8 for both tours on the same. Tour tickets can be purchased at the Gift Shoppe. For more details, call 973-3284 or visit www.SanRamon.ca.gov. Glass House Museum, 19953 San Ramon Valley Blvd., San Ramon.
EventsDanville Farmers Market
The Danville Farmers Market is open 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday at the Railroad Avenue Municipal Parking Lot, at the corner of Railroad and Prospect avenues. Get the freshest seasonal fare at the Danville Certified Farmers Market. You'll find fruits and vegetables direct from local farmers, along with fresh-cut flowers, bedding plants, fresh breads, and delicious specialty food items you can eat in the market or take with you to enjoy at home. Call 825-9090 or visit www.pcfma.com for more details. Railroad Avenue Municipal Parking Lot, Railroad Ave. and Prospect Ave., Danville.
EventsTour of the Blackhawk Museum
The Blackhawk Museum sponsors a docent-led tour of its Renowned Exhibitions at 2 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. The tour is free with admission. For information, call 736-2280. Blackhawk Museum, 3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville.