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EventsDanville Library Arts & Travel Series
Enjoy fascinating visual presentations of upcoming art exhibits at prestigious San Francisco art museums. See the Lunar New Year Celebration: "Hidden Meaning in Chinese Art" at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at the Danville Library. Call 837-4889. Presented by Asian Art Museum of SF Danville Library, 400 Front St., Danville.
Events'She's All That'
Middle school girls will be treated to an exciting and distinctive conference with "She's All That" from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, March 19 at California High School in San Ramon. Includes inspirational keynote speakers and a collection of workshops for kids and parents. Refreshments and lunch will be served, and there will be a chance to win prizes. Tickets are $35 before March 6, $40 after. Call 355-2442 or go to the website. California High School, 9870 Broadmoor Drive, San Ramon.
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.
EventsHappy Birthday Dr. Seuss!
Come to celebrate the birthday of Theodor Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss, with Things 1 and 2, from 4:30-6 p.m. on Thursday, March 3 at the Danville Community Center. Festivities will include arts and crafts, face painting, games, and story time. Light snacks will be served. Perfect for children K-3. Presented by Town of Danville and Friends of the Danville Library. Parents required to attend with their children. Registration required, space limited. Call 314-3400 or go to the website. Danville Community Center, 420 Front St., Danville.
EventsDanville Library Arts and Travel Series
Enjoy fascinating visual presentations of upcoming art exhibits at prestigious San Francisco art museums See "Oscar de la Renta" at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16 the Danville Library. Presented by the Fine Arts Museum of SF. Call 837-4889. Danville Library, 400 Front St., Danville.
EventsAARP Tax-Aide Tax Preparation Service
Free tax preparation service offered by IRS certified tax preparers sponsored by AARP Tax-Aide. Tax preparation starts Feb. 4. Serves individuals of all ages with special attention to those over 60. No income limit but focuses on taxpayers with moderate to low income. Call 726-3199. AARP Tax-Aide Tax Preparation , St. Isidore Ministry Center Danville & San Ramon Senior Center, Danville & San Ramon.
Join the Mt. Diablo Astronomical Society to observe the wonders of the night sky through telescopes. View the many stars, nebulas and see what else can be spotted from 8:30-10:30 p.m. on Friday, May 6 at the Ranch San Ramon Community Park. Contact 973-3200 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Rancho San Ramon Community Park, 2000 Rancho Park Loop Road, San Ramon.
EventsDanville Library Arts and Travel Series
Enjoy fascinating visual presentations of upcoming art exhibits at San Francisco art museums. See "Golden Jubilee: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Asian Art Museum of SF" at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18 at the Danville Library. Call 837-4889. Presented by the Asian Art Museum of SF Danville Library, 400 Front St., 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.