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FundraisersAmerican Heart Association's Start Training Program
Join the AHA's fitness and fundraising program from 9 a.m.-noon on Saturday, April 18 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Depending on the distance you choose, it is an 8 or 18 week program with multiple training locations around the Bay Area and South Bay. No experience necessary; volunteer coaches will help. Free. Go to http://starttrainingbayarea.heart.org. Pleasanton Fairgrounds, , Pleasanton.
FundraisersPace for Peace 5K 10K Hope Run
Whether you walk or run, please support Tri-Valley Haven's 5K 10K Hope Run at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 18 in Livermore, as we raise awareness and vital funding for local survivors of abuse. We welcome athletes and non athletes alike, along with teams, serious runners, families, and dogs. Cost is $30-$35 for adults, $20 for students. Register at trivalleyhaven.org. Tri Valley Haven, 3663 Pacific Ave., Livermore.
FundraisersWalk MS: Tri-Valley 2015
The Northern California Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will hold its annual Walk MS event at 8 a.m. on Sunday, April 19 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Free. Go to walkcan.nationalmssociety.org/. Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4502 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton.
FundraisersGlitter and Glamour Jewelry Event
Come to the Glitter and Glamour Jewelry Event from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Friday-Sunday, April 17-19 the American Cancer Society Discovery Shop, 1989 Santa Rita Road. The event will feature fine jewelry, vintage and costume jewelry and a wide selection of watches, plus fashion accessories of shoes, handbags and scarfs. Call 462-7374. American Cancer Society Discovery Shop, 1989 Santa Rita Road, Pleasanton.
FundraisersYMCA 'Fore the Kids' Charity Golf Tournament
Join the 8th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Thursday, April 23 at Castlewood Country Club. Registration opens at 10 a.m., dinner and auctions at 5:30 p.m. All proceeds directly support life-changing programs and services for children in the Tri-Valley. Call Kenny Altenburg at 263-4444. Castlewood Country Club, 707 Country Club Circle, Pleasanton.
FundraisersCRY Pleasanton Walk
The Annual CRY Walk for Child Rights will be from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sunday, April 26 at the Ken Mercer Sports Park. It will bring hundreds of individuals together with the belief that "Change is possible, because we will make it possible." Cost is $10. Contact Hima Hkrovidi at 398-8424 or Himahkrovidi@yahoo.com. Ken Mercer Sports Park, 5800 Parkside Drive, Pleasanton.
Fundraisers2nd Annual Be Strong Swimathon
Come out to swim and raise funds to benefit UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 26 at Pleasanton Valley Swim Club. Bake sale, raffle and snack bar. Register at bestrongswimathon2.eventbrite.com Pleasanton Valley Swim Club, 5014 Golden Road, Pleasanton.
FundraisersSleep Train's Shoe Drive for Foster Kids
Sleep Train is hosting its Shoe Drive to ensure foster kids have properly fitting, comfortable shoes and to support foster parents, now through April 26. Foster kids often arrive in new homes with just the clothes on their backs, and while foster families receive funding, it may not be enough. Call (800) 378-2337 or go to http://www.sleeptrain.com/. Sleep Train Mattress Centers, 6050 Johnson Drive, Ste C, Pleasanton.
FundraisersVintage Hills Comedy Night
Vintage Hills School will launch their Inclusive Playground Campaign to coincide with April Autism Awareness month. Pleasanton's own Regina Stoops will the opening act and David Van Avermaete will headline this comedy event, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28 at Tommy T's Comedy Club. Tickets are $20. Call 462-3566 or go to www.vintagehillspta.org. Tommy T's Comedy Club, 5104 Hopyard Road, Pleasanton.
FundraisersPAWS IN NEED – Yard Sale
Come to this annual benefit for local urgent-needs veterinary fund and spay/neuter program, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, May 2 at Milfleur, 200 Ray St. New and gently used items including home and garden decor, jewelry, furniture, dinnerware, kitchenware, pet items and much more. To donate or for more information, contact Ellen at firstname.lastname@example.org or (510) 305-2553. Milfleur , 200 Ray St. , Pleasanton.
FundraisersHike for Hope
The Hike for Hope is a memorial hike and fundraiser starting between 8:30-10 a.m. on Saturday, May 2 at Del Valle Regional Park in Livermore. All proceeds are used to care for the more than 2,600 area residents Hope Hospice serves each year. Cost is $30 before April 14, $40 after. Parking $6. Call 829-8770 or go to TheHikeForHope.com. Del Valle Regional Park, , Livermore.
FundraisersRock For Relay
Some of the best musicians and recording artists of the Bay Area will perform live at the Rock For Relay, from noon-6 p.m. on Saturday, May 9 at Mountain House Bar, 16784 Grantline Road, Livermore. Silent auction, food and drink available for purchase. Benefits Mountain House American Cancer Society's Relay For Life. Tickets are $15, 17 and under free. Mountain House Bar, 16784 Grantline Rd., Livermore.
Fundraisers7th Annual California Peace Officers Association's Run to Remember
CPOA invites you to a special 10k/5k event that honors those who've lost their lives in the line of duty on Saturday, May 9, at Shadow Cliffs Regional Park. Proceeds go to Concerns for Police Survivors, which supports families and coworkers left behind to deal with tragic loss. Cost is $40 for preregistration, $45 on race day. Entry fee includes t-shirt, beverages, barbecue lunch, and raffle. Contact (209) 795-7832 or email@example.com. Go to www.onyourmarkevents.com. Shadow Cliffs Regional Park, 2500 Stanley Blvd., Pleasanton.
FundraisersTails at Twilight Gala
Celebrate the lives that touch our hearts at the Tails at Twilight Gala, from 6-11 p.m. on Friday, May 15 at Bella Rosa at Garre Winery in Livermore. Hors d’oeuvres, sit-down dinner, dancing, no-host bar, live and silent auctions. Benefits Valley Humane Society. Tickets are $100 April 15; $125 after. Call 426-8656 or go to valleyhumane.org/events2/tails-at-twilight/. Bella Rosa at Garre Vineyard and Winery, 7986 Tesla Road, Livermore.
FundraisersHearts Against Hunger
Rotaract, the young professionals spinoff of Rotary International, is hosting a wine, beer, food, and entertainment fundraiser to benefit Open Heart Kitchen from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, May 17 at The Purple Orchid Wine Country Resort & Spa, 4549 Cross Road, Livermore. This organization has been providing hot meals to the hungry people of the Tri-Valley since 1995. Tickets are $50. Contact 963-4043 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Go to heartsagainsthunger.eventbrite.com. The Purple Orchid Wine Country Resort & Spa, 4549 Cross Road, Livermore.
FundraisersVFW Benefit Dance
VFW Post 6298 presents a Benefit Dance from 1-3 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month March 18-June 17 at the War Memorial Hall, 301 Main St. The Mellotones Dance Band will play music from the 30s and 40s, featuring popular tunes of stage, screen and radio, plus all-time swing favorites. Cover is $10, includes a light lunch. Call 443-2224. War Memorial Hall, 301 Main St., Pleasanton.
FundraisersMatthew Yount Memorial Golf Tournament
Join the 1st Annual Matthew Yount Memorial 3-stick Golf Tournament on Friday, July 24 at Pleasanton Golf Center. Cost is $75, includes golf, beverage, and dinner. $50 for students. Proceeds from the event will benefit scholarships to students at the three Pleasanton High Schools and Cal Poly SLO with annual study abroad scholarships. Hosted by Pleasanton Lions. Contact Greg Yount at email@example.com or go to pleasantonlionsclub.org. Pleasanton Golf Center, 4501 Pleasanton Ave, Pleasanton.