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The Livermore Lioness Club welcomes new members at its regular monthly meeting on the first Tuesday of each month, at 6:30 p.m. A $2 to $5 donation is requested. Participating in the many activities of the group is a great way to meet local people. Lioness is a service club which helps many worthy causes in our community. Call 443-4543.
ClubsLivermore Amador Valley Garden Club
The Livermore Amador Valley Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8 at Alisal School's multipurpose room, 1454 Santa Rita Road. Toni Gattone, gardener, teacher and small business owner will speak on gardening for life in spite of the physical changes of aging. Call Bev at 485-7812 or go to www.lavgc.org. Alisal School, 1454 Santa Rita Road, Pleasanton.
ClubsTri-Valley Republican Women Federated Presents Mr. Nan Su
TVRWF will present Mr. Nan Su, speaking on "Changing China: The Past and The Future" at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8 at Cattlemens Restaurant, 2882 Kitty Hawk Road, Livermore. Mr. Nan Su will discuss China's culture and its effect on various aspects of life in America. Tickets are $30 for members, $34 for non-members. RSVP by Oct. 5. Contact Linda Krikorian at 426-1474 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Cattlemens Restaurant, 2882 Kitty Hawk Road, Livermore.
ClubsPleasanton Mothers Club
The mission of the Pleasanton Mothers Club is to provide a social, supportive, and educational outlet for moms and their families in the local community. They offer a variety of activities, children's playgroups, special interest groups, and more. For information visit pleasantonmothersclub.org. Contact email@example.com.
ClubsLivermore-Amador Genealogical Society Presents Joy Cohn and Tom Mathews
L-AGS members Joy Cohn and Tom Mathews discovered they are cousins, and that their ancestors were against each other during the darkest days in Puritan New England's history. They will discuss the Salem Witch Trials, including causes, families of accused and accusers, and the aftermath, at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 12 at Congregation Beth Emek, 3400 Nevada Court. Contact Marilyn Glass and Diane Wiedel, Program Chairs, at program@L-AGS.org. Congregation Beth Emek, 3400 Nevada Court, Pleasanton.
Questers is an international organization of lovers of antiques, collectibles and history who encourage preservation and restoration of historical landmarks. Members learn about antiques, share and view collections, visit historic sites, and help non-profits in restoration and preservation. We are seeking new members to join our local Amador chapter. Meetings are the fourth Tuesday of the month, Sept.-May. Contact President Rickie at 292-8123 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ClubsTri-Valley Writers Meeting
Distinguished Toastmaster Dennis Dawson will share storytelling techniques he has acquired over years of public performance in a variety of media from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16 at Four Points by Sheraton, 5115 Hopyard Road. He will discuss how to use voice, gestures and staging to add interest and clarity to interpretation of your work. Cost is $12 for members, $17 for non-members. Call 828-7687 or go to www.trivalleywriters.org. Four Points by Sheraton, 5115 Hopyard Road, Pleasanton.
ClubsTri-Valley Communities Against a Radioactive Environment
Tri-Valley CARES will hold a meeting on water pollution from nuclear weapons work from 7-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22 at the Tracy Transit Center Room 103, 50 E 6th St., Tracy. Call 443-7148 or go to www.trivalleycares.org. Tracy Transit Center, 50 E. 6th St., Tracy.
ClubsLivermore-Amador Genealogical Society Presents Susan Goss Johnston
Learn about the science and art of citing your sources with Susan Goss Johnston, 2011 ProGen alumna and co-editor of recently published "Source Templates for the Master Genealogist," at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 9 at Congregation Beth Emek, 3400 Nevada Court. All are welcome. Contact Marilyn Glass and Diane Wiedel, Program Chairs, at program@L-AGS.org. Congregation Beth Emek, 3400 Nevada Court, Pleasanton.
ClubsKnit One, Purl Two: A Knitting Group For Adults
Join this monthly knitting circle open to all levels from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Dublin Library, 200 Civic Plaza, Dublin. Beginning knitters, bring your own needles. Bring a current project to show off or an abandoned or difficult project. Free. Dublin Library, 200 Civic Plaza, Dublin.
ClubsFounding Mom's Meetup
This group of Mompreneurs tackles business strategies while engaging in a fun and enlightened way. Join from noon-1:30 p.m. on the second Friday of the month. Cover is $10. Call (480) 703-4632 or go to http://www.meetup.com/FoundingMoms-EastBay. , , Pleasanton.
ClubsSpeakers of the House Toastmaster's Group
Have you always been afraid to speak in front of groups? Now is your chance to meet weekly with like-minded individuals using the Toastmaster's formulas to learn how to speak in front of a Chamber of Commerce meeting with ease. Meetings are every Tuesday. Contact David Walden, Secretary, at david@DWSalesTraining.com.
ClubsRotary Club of Pleasanton
The Rotary Club of Pleasanton since 1965 has been a leader in the community in helping make Pleasanton a great place to live. It has a luncheon meeting from 12:15-1:30 p.m. every Thursday, at Hap's Restaurant, 122 W. Neal St. Cost for lunch is $17. For information, visit www.PleasantonRotary.org. Hap's Restaurant, 122 W. Neal St., Pleasanton.
ClubsKiwanis of Pleasanton
Kiwanis of Pleasanton is celebrating the 100th anniversary of their organization this year. Those interested in making a difference in the community are invited to join for lunch from 11:50 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays at Vic's All Star Kitchen, 201 Main St. Call 425-9127 for more info. Vic's All Star Kitchen, 201 Main St., Pleasanton.
ClubsItalian Catholic Federation Branch 285
The Italian Catholic Federation, Branch 285, a social/philanthropic organization, invites those who love all things Italian to join for a potluck and guest speaker evening at 6 p.m. the third Friday of the month at St. Elizabeth Seton Church, 4001 Stoneridge Drive. Call Judy at 462-2487. St. Elizabeth Seton Church, 4001 Stoneridge Drive, Pleasanton.
ClubsPleasanton-Tulancingo Sister City
All are welcome to join for "Taco Tuesday" at 6 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at Fiesta Taco, 1989 Santa Rita Road Unit J. We are an active organization promoting cultural exchange, goodwill and friendship. We have a youth and adult exchange program. Call 989-6882 or go to www.ptsca.org. Fiesta Taco, 1989 Santa Rita Road Unit J, Pleasanton.
ClubsDBE (Daughters of the British Empire)
Welcome to ladies of British or British Commonwealth Heritage. DBE holds meetings at 11 a.m. on the third Thursday of the month at Castlewood Country Club. Members focus on philanthropy, enjoy social interaction and form long-lasting friendships while contributing to local charities and supporting retirement homes in the USA. Call Edith at 998-3500. Castlewood Country Club, 707 Country Club Circle, Pleasanton.
ClubsRotary Club of Pleasanton North
Pleasanton North Rotary invites anyone interested in making a difference. The membership includes 65 professionals, business owners, executives, managers and community leaders. The club meets from 12:15-1:30 p.m. Fridays at Handles Gastropub, 855 Main St. Call 556-2333 or visit www.pnr-rotary.org. Handles Gastropub, 855 Main St., Pleasanton.
ClubsVirtually Speaking Toastmasters
Virtually Speaking Toastmasters club meets from noon-1 p.m. every Thursday at Electrical Reliability Services, 6900 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 415. Everyone is welcome to come see what a positive change Toastmasters can make in their confidence. Call 580-8660. Electrical Reliability Services, 6900 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 415, Pleasanton.
ClubsDaughters of the American Revolution
The Jose Maria Amador Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, NSDAR, meets at 10 a.m. on the second Saturday of the month Sept.-May. It is a social gathering and time to explore the history of our American roots. For more information contact the chapter's regent Diane Groome at email@example.com.
ClubsPleasantonians 4 Peace
Pleasantonians 4 Peace sponsors a candlelight vigil at 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month in front of Museum on Main, 603 Main St. The group reflects on the human and monetary costs of the war, honors veterans who have sacrificed, and visualizes ways of moving beyond this conflict to a more peaceful world. Contact Cathe Norman at 462-7495; Matt Sullivan at firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit www.Pleasantonians4Peace.org. Museum on Main, 603 Main St., Pleasanton.
ClubsPleasanton Lions Club
The Pleasanton Lions Club meets for dinner at 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at The Regalia House, 4133 Regalia Court. The dinner fee is $10. For more information please visit http//pleasantonlionsclub.org. The Regalia House, 4133 Regalia Court, Pleasanton.
ClubsTri-Valley Evening Rotary
Tri-Valley Evening Rotary has been supporting the community veterans, children and seniors for the past 12 years. We are the only Rotary club in the valley that meets in the evening. If you want to give back with a fun loving group please visit one of our meetings, from 6-8 p.m. every Thursday at Castlewood Country Club. Cost is $5 plus dinner. Go to trivalleyrotary.org. Castlewood Country Club Grill, 707 Country Club Circle, Pleasanton.
ClubsSenior Mens Social Club
Sons In Retirement (SIR) is a social club for senior men. In addition to friendships, members can participate in interest groups like golf, bridge, travel, photography, etc. We meet for lunch first Thursday of the month at San Ramon Golf Club. Open to retirees in the Tri-Valley. Contact Rich Osborne at 785-3549 or email@example.com. Go to branch34.sirinc2.org. San Ramon Golf Club, 9430 Fircrest Road, San Ramon.
ClubsPleasanton Newcomers Club
This club is a great way for new and established residents to make new friends. It meets for coffee on the first Wednesday of every month and for lunch on the second Wednesday of every month. The group has activities like hiking, walking, Bunco and more. Visit www.pleasantonnewcomers.com. Contact Info@PleasantonNewcomers.com or 215-8405.