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EventsNational Night Out Celebration
Celebrate National Night Out with LUMBERYARD, playing your favorite covers from the 60's and 70's; and Garageland Rodeo, doing Rock and Blues with a whole lot of Soul. From 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at Todos Santos Plaza in Downtown Concord. Admission and parking are free. Call 671-3464 or go to www.concordfirst.org. Todos Santos Plaza, Willow Pass Road and Grant St., Concord.
EventsDanville's 'Wild West' Street Fest
Shop, dine, and play in Downtown Danville during Danville’s 'Wild West' Street Fest, from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7! Downtown Danville streets will be lined with fun booths featuring local merchants, services and community organizations. Bounce house, balloons, bistro dining and family fun for all! Call 339-8330 or go to www.discoverdanvilleca.com. Downtown Danville, Hartz & Prospect Avenues, Danville.
EventsBishop Ranch Healthy Eating Fair
Come to the Healthy Eating Fair hosted by Bishop Ranch and Whole Foods from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7 at Bishop Ranch 3 in San Ramon. Get recipe ideas, sample delicious, healthy foods and meet the people who create them. Call 543-0100 or go to http://www.bishopranch.com/tenant-services/amenities/events/Healthy-Eating-Event-/. Bishop Ranch 3, 2603 Camino Ramon, Suite 500, San Ramon.
EventsFun On The Farm: Ice Cream Social
Take a tractor ride, try your hand at old-fashioned games like bean bag toss or hopscotch, make a craft, and compete with your family and friends by entering a hula hoop, watermelon-seed-spitting, or egg toss contest! Join the Ice Cream Social from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9 at Forest Homes Farms Historic Park in San Ramon. Call 973-3282 or go to www.SanRamon.ca.gov. Forest Home Farms Historic Park, 19953 San Ramon Valley Blvd., San Ramon.
EventsEast Bay Regional Parks: 80th Anniversary Presentation
Explore the rich history and incredible treasures of East Bay Regional Parks in celebration of their 80th Anniversary. Join Beverly Lane, a Director of the East Bay Regional Parks and Curator of the Museum of the San Ramon Valley as she guides attendees through 80 years of parks and trails at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 14 at the Danville Library. Call 837-4889. Danville Library, Mt. Diablo Room, 400 Front St., Danville.
EventsThe Art of Telling a Good Story
Join from 6-9:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28 at Holiday Inn in Dublin and discover "The Art of Telling a Good Story." Featuring Funny Motivational and Inspirational Speaker, Award-Winning Storyteller and Comedian Kelly Swanson, and hosted by Community Builder Expert and Founder of the Bright Side of Life Community Sahar Kordahi. $25 by July 22. Contact email@example.com or go to www.meetup.com/thebrightsideoflife/events/186162432/. Holiday Inn Dublin, 6680 Regional St., Dublin.
Events9-11 Remembrance Ceremony
The Exchange Club of San Ramon Valley along with local veterans’ organizations will host the Annual 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony for the residents of the San Ramon Valley, at 5;45 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11 at Oak Hill Park in Danville. This event will feature prominent guest speakers, hundreds of Scouts, Honor Guard and many other patriotic contributions. Call 275-2412 or go to srvexchangeclub.org. All Wars Memorial, Oak Hill Park, 3000 Stone Valley Road, Danville.
EventsEast Bay Walk to Defeat ALS
The Walk to Defeat ALS is an opportunity to bring hope to people living with ALS, to raise money for a cure, and to come together for something you care about. The Walk to Defeat ALS raises funds that allow local chapters to sustain care services and support research for much of the next year. Join at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19 at Heather Farm Park in Walnut Creek. Contact Kenneth McElderry at (415) 904-2572 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Go to walktodefeatals.org. Heather Farm Park, , Walnut Creek.
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.