The tree lighting in Alamo will take place at 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 13, at the Alamo Women's Club, 1401 Danville Blvd. The Hope Hospice tree in Blackhawk will be lit at 5 p.m., Friday, Dec. 5, on Blackhawk Road at Blackhawk Drive. There will also be a Children's Tree in Oak Alley behind Va de Vi restaurant at 1151 Mt. Diablo Blvd. in Walnut Creek.
The public is invited to the lightings, which include music and refreshments. Lights may be purchased for a suggested donation of $20 by sending a tax-deductible check to Hospice Foundation of the East Bay, 3470 Buskirk Ave., Pleasant Hill 94523. Please note which tree you are buying a light for, and the name of the person being remembered or honored. Credit card donations may be made by calling the foundation office at 887-5678.