Publication Date: Friday, July 01, 2005
(July 01, 2005)
Harmony Crossroads Chorus
Harmony Crossroads chorus, a women's a capella barbershop-style chorus, invites
singers of all experience levels to join. Rehearsals are 7:30 p.m. Mondays
at the Pleasanton Community Church, 4455 Stoneridge Drive. Call 449-0686
Pleasanton Community Concert Band
The group of 60 amateur musicians give about 20 performances annually with
traditional music, marches, Broadway tunes and big-band music. Call 846-5897,
426-1055, or visit www.pleasanton-band.org.
Pot O¹ Gold Chorus
Men are invited to join this a capella chorus offering performance and musical
educational opportunities. Rehearsals are 7:30 p.m., Mondays at Lynnewood
United Methodist Church, 4444 Black Ave. Call 443-7464 or www.potofgoldchorus.org.
Pleasanton Public Library
Author and horticulturalist Pam Pierce will present a slide show of tempting
flora from her book "Wildly Successful Plants: Northern California," at 2
p.m., Sunday, July 10, at the Pleasanton Public Library Meeting Room, 400
Old Bernal Ave. Call 931-3405.
The Bookstore, 2911 Hopyard Road. Call 426-8255.
Towne Center Books
Ellen Ferlazzo, editor of "Digital Dish: The Freshest Writing and Recipes From
Food Blogs Around the World," will discuss her new book at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday,
July 27 at Towne Center Books, 555 Main St. Call 846-8826.
CTV Book Club
The discussion airs on Channel 30 at 5:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays and at
10:30 a.m. Sundays. Sign up for the e-mail announcement at email@example.com.
Comments or suggestions by e-mail welcome, or mail them to CTV 30, 4663 Bernal
Ave., Suite B, Pleasanton, 94566.
Great Books of Pleasanton
This local chapter of the San Francisco Council of Great Books meets at 7:30
p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at Towne Center Books, 555 Main St.,
to read and discuss outstanding works of literature. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Online Book Club
The Pleasanton Public Library offers an online book club. Read the first few
chapters of a book before it is released. The service is free. Join online
at www.ci.pleasanton.ca.us/library.html. Call 931-3400.
The group holds open and invitational readings as well as translations from
noted international authors at 7:45 p.m. on the second Thursday monthly at
Barnes & Noble, 4972 Dublin Blvd., Dublin.
Political Book Club
Towne Center Books
Many group discussions are featured in July. "A Course In Miracles" discussion
group meets at 1 p.m., every Monday in July at Towne Center Books, 555 Main
St. There are also a mother-daughter, adult and youth (ages 8-10)groups. Call
for time and day 846-8826.
Across the River Writers¹ Roundtable meets at 6 p.m. every second Tuesday of
the month to share triumphs and problems. All styles of writing and all topics
are welcome. For meeting locations, call Blanche Abrams, 454-9516.
The Tri-Valley One-Stop Career Center offers career counseling, resume critiquing,
interviewing skills workshop and more at 5020 Franklin Drive. Call for appointment,
The council meets at 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of every month in
the City Council chamber at 200 Old Bernal Ave. The next meeting is July
Civic Arts Commission
The commission meets at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of the month in the City
Council chamber, 200 Old Bernal Ave.
Dublin San Ramon Services District
The board for the DSRSD meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of
every month in the district office board room, 7051 Dublin Blvd. The next
meeting is July 5.
The commission meets at 7:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month in the
City Council chamber, 200 Old Bernal Ave. The next meeting is July 21.
Human Services Commission
The commission meets at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month in the
City Council chamber, 200 Old Bernal Ave. The next meeting is July 6.
The commission meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of the month in the Pleasanton
Public Library meeting room, 400 Old Bernal Ave. The next meeting is July
Parks & Recreation Commission
The commission meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month in the City
Council chamber, 200 Old Bernal Ave. The next meeting is July 14.
The commission meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of every month
in the City Council chamber, 200 Old Bernal Ave. The next meeting is July
The Pleasanton Unified School District board meets at 7 p.m. on the first and
third Tuesday of each month at the district office board room, 4665 Bernal
Ave. The next meeting is August 23.
The commission meets at 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month in the
Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd. The next meeting is July 13.
Amador Adult School
Amador Adult School is offering free classes including ESL, older adult, parent
education, GED, citizenship and enrichment classes.
Del Valle International Folk Dancing
Beginning and experienced dancers (partners not required) for Balkan, Israeli
and other world dances are encouraged to attend these casual classes from
7:45-9:30 p.m., every Tuesday, Livermore Academy of Performing Arts, 315
Wright Brothers Ave. (upstairs studio) in Livermore. Cost is $4. Call George
Water Features Made Easy
This free class will explore how moving water might be something to include
in your garden, deck or patio and is slated for 10 a.m., Saturday, July 16,
Western Garden Nursery, 2756 Vineyard Ave. No registration required. Call
Actors & Models Professional Club
The next club meeting is from 5-6 p.m., Thursday, July 19 at Coffee Beans and
Bistro, 401 Main St. Call (510) 895-6300 or (866) 328-5583 or email@example.com.
Amador Mothers Club
Amador Valley area families with children up to 5 years meet 7:30-9:30 p.m.
on the second Tuesday monthly at the Sonshine Enrichment Center Preschool
at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1225 Hopyard Road. Call 927-2444.
Amador Valley Toastmasters
Amador Valley Toastmasters Club No. 2452 meets for breakfast at Mimi's Cafe,
4775 Hacienda Drive, Dublin, from 7-8 a.m. each Thursday. Its goal is to
improve communication and leadership skills. Call Phil Mitchell, 846-8815,
American Legion Post 237
The group meets at 7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday monthly at
the Veterans Memorial Building, 301 Main St. Call Rene LaVigne, 846-7532,
or Dan Soria, 846-7320.
This is a group of professional business persons committed to build each other's
businesses meets 7-8:30 a.m., Wednesdays, at the Radisson Hotel, 6680 Regional
St., Dublin. Call Charlene, 479-9810, Ext. 29.
ClubSport Pleasanton Run Club
The club meets at 6 p.m. every Tuesday at ClubSport, Studio 3, 7090 Johnson
Drive. Call 463-2822 or e-mail Coach Louis at Ikao@genretech.com.
Crossroads Business Network
This professional networking group meets 7-8:30 a.m. every Friday at Fresh
Choice Restaurant in the Stoneridge Shopping Center. Membership is limited
to one per profession. Call Bill Evans, 249-1400.
Daughters of the American Revolution
The Jose Maria Amador Chapter welcomes genealogists of all levels at meetings
at 11 a.m. on the second Saturday monthly. Call Laurie, 846-3898, or e-mail
Daughters of the British Empire
The John McLaren Chapter meets on the third Tuesday monthly. Newcomers and
longtime residents welcome to the join the group for tea and a chat. Contact
Joy, 462-5707, or Veronica, 846-4579.
Del Valle Folk Dancers
Beginning and experienced dancers are welcome for Balkan, Israeli and other
world dancers. Dress casual; group meets 7:45-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Livermore
Academy of Performing Arts, 315 Wright Brothers Ave., Livermore. $4 fee.
Call George Pavel, 447-8020.
Department 56 Collectors Club
The club is committed to enjoyment of the Department 56 lines of porcelain
collectibles while providing fellowship within the club and other clubs.
It meets 7-9 p.m. every third Wednesday monthly at Eden Villa, 4115 Mohr
Ave. Call Mary, 846-6145.
The East Bay I.T. Group holds educational lectures, workshops and events for
members and interested persons on topics such as blogging, telecom and wireless
technology and more.Call 577-8454. For calendar event, visit www.ebig.org.
Express to Success Network
This women's networking group meets 6:30-8:30 p.m. on the third Thursday monthly
at the Four Points Hotel, 5115 Hopyard Road. Call Karen Ferriera, 462-2776.
Hacienda Park Toastmasters
The club meets noon-1 p.m. every Thursday at Tyco, 4280 Hacienda Drive. Everyone
is welcome. Call Kevin Crossman 598-5442 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Junior Women¹s Club
The Pleasanton-Livermore club offers its members the opportunity to perform
community service, develop leadership skills, further personal growth and
education. The club meets monthly. Call 462-6519.
Kiwanis Pleasanton Sunrise Club
This service group meets at 11:45 a.m. every Friday at Vic¹s All Star Kitchen,
201 Main St. Guests are welcome. The Foothill Kiwanis Key Club meets from noon-12:30
p.m. Thursdays at Foothill High School. Call Vic, 484-0789, or visit www.Kiwanis-pleasanton-sunrise.com.
Ladies Choice Investment Club
This group meets at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of every month to discuss educational
stock selections and investments. Call Sandy Smith, 516-8671, for location.
Livermore-Amador Genealogical Society
The club meets at 7:30 p.m. the second Tuesday monthly at Congregation Beth
Emek, 13400 Nevada Court. Call Jolene or David Abrahams, 447-9386 or visit
Mothers of Preschoolers
MOPS meets from 9-11 a.m. every other Tuesday. All mothers with a child up
to 5 years old are invited. The group meets for speakers, crafts, snacks
and discussions. Call 227-1301, Ext.120.
Mount Diablo Rose Society
The club meets the second Wednesday of the month from 7:30-9:30 p.m. except
July, August and December. Meetings are held at Pleasanton Gardens, Senior
Center, 251 Kottinger Drive. Everyone is welcome to attend. Call Ken Jones,
Native Sons of the Golden West Pleasanton Parlor 244
The club meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday monthly at the Pleasanton Women¹s
Club at Vineyard Avenue and Regalia Court. Contact Paul Stahlnecker, 426-7867.
Order of Eastern Star
Diablo Star #571 focuses on charity work for cancer and heart disease and organizes
fundraisers and provides scholarships. Meets at 7:30 p.m. on the second Monday
of the month, at the Orinda Masonic Center, 9 Altarinda Road, Orinda. Call
P-Town Street Rods
This family oriented, truck or car enthusiast club meets 6-9 p.m. the second
Wednesday and fourth Thursday monthly at Fiesta Taco, 1989 Santa Rita Road
in Mission Plaza. Call George Withers, 846-5550.
The Pleasanton Downtown Association design committee is always seeking new
members. Any Pleasanton resident is eligible to join. The group meets at
4 p.m. on the third Tuesday monthly at the PDA office, 830 Main St. Call
Phi Delta Kappa
This international organization of professional educators of all kinds and
others interested in education meets at varied locations four to six times
during the school year. Call Pat Wheeler, 443-5526.
Pleasanton Art League
The Pleasanton Art League and the Livermore Art Association's regular meetings
feature demonstrations by nationally recognized artists, held at the Cultural
Arts Center, 4477 Black Ave. Call 462-5917, or visit www.pal-art.com.
Pleasanton Community Toastmasters
Club No. 4762 meets at 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Dublin Library, 7606
Amador Valley Blvd., Dublin. Anyone interested in improving their public
speaking skills is welcome. Call 895-6682, or visit www.pleasantontoastmasters.com.-
A general meeting is held at 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday monthly at the Pleasanton
Chamber of Commerce, 777 Peters Ave. The group of young professionals also
has mixers the second Thursday monthly at various locations. Call Hilary,
This international organization of men and women that performs community service
meets at 11:45 a.m. every Friday at Vic's All Star Kitchen, 201 Main St.
Membership is open. Call Vic, 484-0789.
Pleasanton Lions Club
The club meets for dinner at 7:15 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday monthly.
Call Jerry Hill, 846-9628.
Pleasanton Mothers Club
The city's oldest and largest club for families with children, infants to preschool,
meets at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday monthly at Mohr Elementary School, 3300
Dennis Drive. Call 927-2444 or visit www.pleasantonmothersclub.com.
This Tri-Valley business group, dedicated to helping members through information
sharing and referrals, meets at 7 a.m., Wednesdays, at the Simulcast Wagering
Facility, Alameda County Fairgrounds, at Valley and Bernal avenues. Call
Alice Jones, 846-0902.
Pleasanton Newcomers Club
The club meets at 10 a.m. on the first Wednesday of each month for coffee.
Call Munisha, 485-4875. Monthly luncheons are at 11 a.m. on the second Wednesday.
Call Jackie Roush, 484-2874, for location.
Pleasanton North Rotary Club
The group meets at 12:15 p.m. every Friday at the Pleasanton Hilton, 7050 Johnson
Drive. Call Wayne, 426-2510.
The Professional Women's Business Exchange for women seeking to enhance their
business meets at 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Thursday monthly. Call
Laurie, 895-2343. Visit www.pwbe.com.
Retired Public Employees Association
Meetings are held at 10:45 a.m., Thursdays, Emil Villa's Hickory Pit, 3054
Pacific Ave., Livermore. Reservations are necessary. Call Bob,845-6563 or
Rotary Club of Pleasanton
The club meets at noon each Thursday at the Pleasanton Hotel, 855 Main St.
Sno¹Flakes Ski Club
Sno¹Flakes Ski Club meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday monthly at the Brass
Door Restaurant (back room), 2154 San Ramon Valley Blvd., San Ramon. The club
plans year-round activities for adults and families. Call 736-1751.
Soroptimist International of Pleasanton/Dublin, dedicated to issues affecting
women and children, meets at noon the second and fourth Wednesday monthly
in Pleasanton and on the third Wednesday monthly in Dublin. Call 846-6644.
The group meets 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays at different homes to play a wide variety
of board and card games. Prior experience not necessary. Low-key competition.
Tri-Valley Democratic Club
The club meets from 7:30-9 p.m. the third Monday monthly at 6250 Village Parkway,
I.B.E.W. Hall, in Dublin. Discuss community outreach and hear from civic
and party leaders. Open to registered democrats. Call 294-8037.
Tri-Valley Fly Fishers
The club meets at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday monthly at the Livermore Rod
and Gun Club, 40000 Dagnino Road, Livermore. Visit www.tri-valleyflyfishers.org
or call Bob McCollum, 931-0870.
Tri-Valley Horseshoe Pitching Club
The club meets at 1 p.m. every Tuesday at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501
Pleasanton Ave. The public is welcome to attend. Call 462-4283.
Tri-Valley Macintosh Users Group
TMUG meets at a new location in Pleasanton at 7:00 p.m. on the first Thursday
of the month, at Amador Valley High School, Multipurpose room( inside the
library) ,1155 Santa Rita Road. Visitors are also welcome. Call Izak Mutlu,
830-8838, or visit www.clubtmug.com.
The group meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Girasole Restaurant, 3180 Santa
Rita Road. Call Marlene, 846-1000.
Twin Valley Mothers of Twins Club
The club meets on the second Tuesday monthly at John Knox Presbyterian Church,
7421 Amarillo Road, Dublin. The group provides a wide range of support services
for mothers of twins, triplets and multiples. Call 948-0004.
The V.F.W. Post 6298 Auxiliary meets at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday monthly
at the Veteran¹s Memorial Building, 300 Main St. Call Ruth Lindhurst, 846-3040;
Gloria Stahlnecker, 846-5453; or 484-5031.
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Ambrose D. Regalia Post 6298 meets at 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday
monthly at the Veterans Memorial Building, 301 Main St. Call Dan Soria, 846-7320.
Concerts in the Park
Just Truckin, plays the blues as they join the concert series, 7-8:30 p.m.,
Friday, July 1, Lions Wayside Park, 4401 First St. Bring a blanket and picnic
dinner. No alcoholic beverages or plastic tarps allowed. Visit www.pleasantondowntown.net.
Independence Day Concert
Celebrate Independence Day listening to the 91st Division Military Band as
they commemorate our country's birthday with bagpipes and cannons at 8:15
p.m., Monday, July 4, Ohlone College Outdoor Amphitheater, 43600 Mission
Blvd., Fremont. No admission fee. $5 parking. Call (510) 659-6031.
Alameda County Fairgrounds
The Alameda County Fair is June 24-July 10. Admission and times varies; $8
parking. For details visit www.alamedacountyfair.com or call 426-7600.
First Wednesday Street Party
Rock n' roll fifties style with the sounds of Magic Moments. Enjoy craft vendors,
Livermore Valley wines, micro brewed beers, Farmers Market and over 150 booths
featuring local businesses, schools and nonprofit groups and don't forget
to grab a bite in downtown restaurants from 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, July 6.
No admission fee.Call 484-2199 or visit www.pleasantondowntown.net.
Rally and March
As the 60th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings approaches, a rally and
march to protest nuclear proliferation will take place at 5 p.m., Saturday,
August 6 starting at Livermore Nuclear Weapons Lab and ending at William
Payne Park, 5800 Patterson Pass Road. BART shuttle will be provided. Call
Tri-Valley CAREs, 443-7148 or visit www.trivalleycares.org.
'See You On The Fourth'
Fourth of July activities will be held at 2 p.m., Lions Wayside Park, 4401
First St. Be one of the first 288 to arrive and receive a hand held American
flag. Enjoy bargain priced hot dog lunches, free face painting, a narration
by Ward Belding, poetry by Kirk Ridgeway, Uncle Sam, a bagpipe solo, color
guard and an Armed Forces Salute. Bring blankets and lawn chairs for seating.
'What's Up Big Band!'
Tap your toes to the music of Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Harry James and more
at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 24, Pleasanton Public Library, Meeting Room, 400
Old Bernal Ave. No Cost. Call Jan Bauman, 931-3400 ext. 37.
Art Under the Oaks
This event is not just an art exhibit, but an "experience." It will take place
from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, July 16-17 at Alden Lane Nursery, 981
Alden Lane, Livermore. Call 447-0280 or visit www.aldenlane.com. No Cost.
Automotive Artwork and Car Crafts Wanted
The show is slated from10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, July 24 with a reception and
Corvette car show to follow. The Car Art Expo will run through August 28.
Art work entry deadline is July 19. A prospectus is available with SASE at
Art Of Presentation,1987-F Santa Rita Road. Call 484-5123.
Diane Rodriguez will introduce her oil paintings for view and sale August 2-Sept.
29, from 1-3 p.m. at Wente Vineyards, 5565 Tesla Road, Livermore. A reception
to meet the artist will be held 1- 3 p.m., Sunday, August 7. Appetizers and
wine tasting will be provided. Call 462-1919 or e-mail email@example.com.
Livermore Art Association Cooperative Gallery
The Colors Of Summer" can be seen at the gallery from June 25-July 24 "Midsummer
Nights in the Gallery" is from July 27-August 24 and "Cheers! A Tribute to
the Harvest Season" from August 27- Sept. 28 at 2155 Third St., Livermore.
Call Sally Haig at 449-9927.
Museum On Main Street
Those Who Wait Also Serve" is the new exhibit at the museum. It features scale
models of historic buildings in the San Ramon and Livermore Valleys and will
be on display from July 3 - Sept. 4, 603 Main St. Cost is a $2 donation. Museum
hours are11a.m.-4p.m.,Wednesday-Saturday and1- 4 p.m., Sunday. Call 462-2766
Summer Solstice: A Celebration of Heat and Land
This exhibit includes work by Pleasanton artists Kim Pace and Bonnie Shamblin
among others and will be featured through July 29. An artists reception is
slated from 6-8 p.m.,Saturday, July 9, Artescape Studios,12901 Alcosta Blvd.
Suite C, San Ramon. No Cost. Call 328-0380 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
Worthington Gallery West
Come and experience paintings, graphic works and sculpture of Ynez Johnston
at an open reception from 5-8 p.m., Friday, July 8 at the gallery, 739 J.
Main St. Her works will be regularly exhibited at the gallery from July 1-August
27. Call 486-1183 or visit www.worthingtongallerywest.com.
Amador High School Class of 2008
Support Amador Valley High School Class of 2008 by purchasing a backpack. The
backpacks come in a variety of colors and 14 different styles. Shop and order
on line at www.proformafundraisers.com. Twenty-five percent of each purchase
will support the students.
Blankets for Babies
Sewn, knitted and crocheted 24- or 36-inch blankets are being collected for
distribution at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at ValleyCare Medical Center
and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. Call Cleo Foster, 426-4306, or Sue
Bone Home Town Event
This all day promotion- marketing plus fundraiser and more is hosted live by
Bone radio DJ, Steven Seaweed, from noon-6 p.m., Friday, July 15 at the Main
Street Brewery, 830 Main St. Bring a can of food for the food bank and any
beer purchased at the brewery benefits the Pleasanton Humane Society. Visit
Donate a Vehicle for Autism Cure
Benefit research to cure autism by donating a vehicle and receive a tax deduction.
Call toll free (866) 392-4483 or visit www.cureautismnow.org.
Donate Cleaning Supplies
Help needy families who are guests at Open Heart Kitchen enjoy the pride of
their own shining homes by donating cleaning supplies. Call Tina Gregory,
580-1619 or visit http://openheartkitchen.org/seasonal.html .
Get Tee'd Off at Breast Cancer
SOCKs (Stepping Out for Cancer Kures) is holding its annual golf tournament,
dinner and auction. Registration is at 10:30 a.m. with a scramble format
at 12:30 p.m. Dinner, awards and silent auction begins at 6:30 p.m., Friday,
July 15, at Poppy Ridge Golf Course, 4280 Greenville Road, Livermore. Cost
is $195 per player. Call Maria Bradfield, 875-0851 or visit www.socks.golfreg.com.
Pooch Parade at First Wednesday
Register your pooch 5 p.m., Wednesday, August 3 at Lions Wayside Park, 4401
First St. The parade begins at 6 p.m. Cost is $10 per entry fee. Proceeds
go to the Tri-Valley Guide Dog Puppy Raisers. The event is held in conjunction
with the First Wednesday street party. For complete details visit www.trivalleyguidedogs.com.
Recycle for Breast Cancer
Recycle cell telephones, empty ink jet and toner cartridges from printers,
fax machines and copiers to benefit Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.
Free pick up, prepaid envelopes and shipping labels are provided. Call Larry
Behrens, 735-7203, or e-mail email@example.com.
Ask the Doctor
The television show airs live the first Wednesday monthly on Channel 27 from
6:30-7:30 p.m. and discusses health topics. Viewers can fax, e-mail, or telephone
questions. The live call-in number is 313-1190. Send questions by e-mail
to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 313-1185.
Axis Immunization Clinic
Axis Community Health, which provides medical care, mental health and addiction
counseling and classes for adults and teens, has immunization clinic for
children of low-income or uninsured families at 4361 Railroad Ave. Call for
schedule information 462-1755.
Controlling Your Blood Pressure
This free community health seminar will review all areas of prevention of the
condition and is slated from 7-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 13, San Ramon Regional
Medical Center, 7777 Norris Canyon Road, in the South Building, San Ramon.
The Pleasanton Department of Parks and Community Services offers ongoing morning
and evening adult exercise classes at the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353
Sunol Blvd., and at the Veterans Memorial Building, 301 Main St. The cost
varies from $3 to $4.50 per class. Call 931-5340.
Free health workshops are held at 6:30 p.m. on the first three Wednesdays monthly,
discussing stress reduction, nutrition, and ball exercise at Harvey Chiropractic
Center, 2610 Crow Canyon Road, Suite 110, San Ramon. Call Diana or Sue, 820-1202.
Pleasanton Birth Home
The center helps parents experience the birth of their child in a home-like
setting. A facility open house at 4441 Railroad Ave. is held on alternating
Thursdays. For the next open house date or individual appointment, call 447-1010.
Kids & Teens
Chinese Culture Summer Camp
Students will study Chinese language and have many unique experiences and opportunities
in China. The camp runs from July 12- 30. Cost is $1600 plus $100 registration
fee. Call Wendy, 249-0718 or Gui Qiu, 890-4683 or e-mail, email@example.com.
Family Read Night
Child Care Links' read night for families with children newborn-4 years meets
at 6-7 p.m. on the first and third Thursday at their office, 1020 Serpentine
Lane, Suite 104. Registration required. Call Kim, 417-8733, or Donnamarie,
249-3923, for Livermore meetings.
Jungle Trek at the Library
Children of all ages are invited to play this fun safari adventure reading
game.The program runs through August 9 at Pleasanton Library, 400 Old Bernal
Ave. Call 931-3400 ext. 8 or visit www.ci.pleasanton.ca.us/library.html to
view more of the library's activities and to donate to the Jane Goodall Institute
to help the library become guardians of one orphaned chimpanzee.
The camp offers professional individual instruction, games, competitions, and
fun activities for youth ages 6-12 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., June 27-30, Pleasanton
Sports and Recreation Park, 5800 Parkside Drive. Cost is $215. Call Steve
922-2255 or www.Sportstime.com.
Summer Musical Theatre Camp
This youth theatre experience offers two camps: one for youths ages 7-10 for
two weeks and two performances with tuition of $275 per camper; one for youths
ages 11-17 for four weeks with four performances with tuition of $525 per
camper. Classes are held at Pleasanton Playhouse Studio Theatre,1048 Serpentine
Lane, Suite 309. Call 462-2121.
Youth and Teen Summer Fun
The San Ramon Valley YMCA and Mount Diablo Region YMCA offer day camps, water
sport adventure camps, a counselor in training program and in- state and
out of state caravan trips. Call 831-1100 or visit www.mdrymca.org.
Choosing Child Care
There are several free workshops offered at Child Care Links that will give
parents the opportunity to explore all child care options. The next one is
slated from 6:30-7:30 p.m., July 13, Child Care Links,1020 Serpentine Lane,
Suite 104. Preregistration is required. Call 249-3925.
Scams and Fraud Against Seniors
Don't be fooled by con-artists and their financial abuse against seniors. Attend
this informative lecture from10:30 a.m.- noon, Tuesday, July 12, Pleasanton
Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd. Cost is $1.25 for residents and $1.75 for
non residents. Call 931-5365.
Small Business Series
How to Get and Keep Customers" is the first workshop in a series of four and
is featured at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 7, Pleasanton Public library, 400 Old
Bernal Ave. No cost or registration. Call Jan Bauman, 931-3400 Ext. 37.
Main St. Brewery
The restaurant, 830 Main St., features live music every Friday and Saturday
night. Call 462-8218.
Enjoy barbecues and blues music on the magnolia shaded patio area with no cover
charge from 5:30-9:30 p.m., every Thursday through the end of Sept. July
7 is Nite Cry and July 14 is Ron Thompson and the Resistors. Also, live music
from 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Friday and Saturday nights, at the restaurant, 855 Main
St. No cover charge. Call 846-8106.
Bike Buddy is a service offered by RIDES For Bay Area Commuters. The program
matches experienced cyclists with new cyclists to help them learn how to
commute by bicycle. Contact the City of Pleasanton¹s Transportation Systems
Management coordinator at 931-5039.
Dog and Cat Adoptions
Tri-Valley Animal Rescue has several locations for animal adoptions:from 9:30
a.m.-1 p.m., Saturdays, Pleasanton Farmers Market at West Angela and First
Street. Cat adoptions are from noon-4 p.m. at Petsmart in Dublin and from1-4
p.m. at Pet Food Express in Livermore. Call TVAR 803-7043 or visit www.tvar.org.
Family Friendly Employers Wanted
Child Care Links,1020 Serpentine Lane, Suite102, is now accepting nominations
for the "Family Friendly Employer of the Year" award. Nomination forms and
detailed guidelines are available on www.childcarelinks.org. Call 417-8733.
The Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old Bernal Ave., houses an extensive book
and CD genealogy collection. Every Wednesday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., a volunteer
from the Livermore-Amador Genealogy Society is available for assistance.
Call John Byron, 447-9407.
More Plutonium and Tritium at the Lab
Find out what the Department of Energy plans to do now that it has released
the final Site Wide Environmental Impact Statement for Lawrence Livermore
Lab operations. The community meeting is slated for 7 p.m., Wednesday, July
6 at Tri-Valley CAREs offices, 2582 Old First St., Livermore. Call 443-7148
or visit www.trivalleycares.org.
Open Heart Kitchen
Open Heart Kitchen provides hot meals to the underprivileged 2-6 p.m. Fridays
at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1225 Hopyard Road, and noon-6 p.m. on Tuesdays
and Wednesdays at Asbury United Methodist Church, 4743 East Ave., Livermore.
Call Barbara Thomas, 294-9224.
Pleasanton Farmers Market
Shop for fresh produce, flowers, baked goods from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday
on West Angela between First and Main streets in downtown Pleasanton.
Valley Humane Society
Valley Humane Society, 273 Spring St., is open for cat and kitten adoptions
1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; and noon-4 p.m. weekends. Dogs and puppies are available
for adoption on the second and fourth Saturday at Pet Extreme, 4500 Arroyo
Vista, Livermore. Visit www.valleyhumanesociety.org or call 426-8656.
Comedy in Pleasanton- July 13
John DeKoven hosts Comedy Showcase every second and fourth Wednesday of the
month at Main Street Brewery, 830 Main St. Guests are some of the best comedians
in the Bay Area. Adult language is used. $7 cover charge and 2 item minimum.
Call 519-0280 or www.trivalleycomedy.com.
Jay's Dazzling Magic
Master magician, Jay Alexander, will perform at 7 p.m.,Tuesday, July 5, Amador
Theater,1155 Santa Rita Road. The show is hosted by the Pleasanton Library
and no registration is required. No cost. Call 931-3400 ext. 8 or visit www.ci.pleasanton.ca.us/library-children.html.
'Par 4 For Murder'
Another deadly shot on the18th green! Gibson House Mystery Performers will
present this comical interactive Mystery Dinner Theatre performance at 7:15
p.m., Friday nights, July 15 and 22 at Pleasanton Hotel Restaurant, 855 Main
St. Cost is $54 per sleuth, tax and gratuity is included. Reservations are
required. Call 846-8106.
Women's Will, an all-female fun loving Shakespearean troupe, will perform this
play about the infamous villain, Richard III, at 6 p.m., Saturday, July 30
at Centennial Park, 5353 Sunol Blvd. No Cost. Blankets, low lawn chairs and
picnic suppers are welcome. Call 931-5361.
Parks and Community Services
The city department offers a wide array of activities and enrichment classes
for the entire family, ranging from art, aquatics and sports to health, horsemanship
and cooking. Visit www.ci.pleasanton.ca.us/parks.html; call 931-5340; or
visit the office at 200 Old Bernal Ave. for an activity guide.
Box Office Brunch
The Dublin Senior Center hosts lunch and a free movie at 11:30 a.m. every first
Wednesday of the month, Dublin Senior Center, 7437 Larkdale Ave., Dublin.
Call 829-6316 or visit www.geocities.com/dublinseniortrips. Reservations
Play bingo at12:30-3 p.m. on the first, third and fifth Monday monthly and
from 1-3 p.m. Fridays at the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd. $1
for residents, $1.50 for non-residents, game cards are 50 cents. All card
sales money is awarded. Call 931-5365.
Daytime Personal Computers Group
This group meets from 10 a.m. to noon the fourth Thursday monthly at the Pleasanton
Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd. $1.25 for Pleasanton residents and $1.75
for non-residents. Call 931-5365 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
DRC Club and Company
DRC Club is a support group and socialization program for women in the early
stages of memory loss; Company is the comparable men¹s group. Both groups
meet on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for support, socialization and fun weekly
field trips. Call Angie or Norman at 210-6196.
Emotional Wellness Group
Learn more about depression, anxiety, and how medications and alcohol may affect
emotional well-being. The group meets at 2 p.m. every other Thursday at the
Senior Support office, Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd. Call Charlene
or Jode, 931-5382.
Friday Night Dance
Join the crowd for ballroom dancing once a month at the Pleasanton Senior Center,
5353 Sunol Blvd. Tickets are $6 for residents and $7 for non-residents. Reservations
are required. Call 931-5365.
Internet Access Workstation
The Internet workstation at Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd., is
available for adults, 50 and older, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
and 9 a.m.-noon most Saturdays. Tutors are available most days. Cost is $1.25
for residents and $1.75 for non-residents. For reservations, 931-5365.
Monday Movie Madness
The Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd., invites seniors to watch free
movies on the center's big screen at 1 p.m. on the first and third Monday
monthly. Popcorn and refreshments available. Call 931-5365.
Seniors will have the opportunity to view more than 6,000 artifacts that have
shaped the state of California on Wednesday, July 13. Transportation to the
museum is by BART. Register at the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd.
Cost is $13 residents/$16 non-residents. Call for time of event, 931-5365.
PC Users Groups
The group meets 10 a.m.- noon on the fourth Thursday monthly at the Pleasanton
Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd. Fee is $1.25 for residents and $1.75 for
nonresident. Call 931-5365.
Pleasanton Paratransit Service
The service provides door-to-door bus service to seniors 65 and older, and
individuals with disabilities of any age and is available 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Monday-Friday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Call 931-5376.
Pleasanton V.I.P. Senior Club
Regular meetings are held 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays monthly
at the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd. Regular Snappy Cafe lunch
is served at noon and meetings follow. For lunch reservation call 931-5385.
Spectrum Community Services provides seniors, 60 years and older, with a noon
meal Monday-Friday at the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd., and
evening meal at 5 p.m. at Ridge View Commons, 5200 Case Ave. Suggested noon
and evening meal donations are $2.50 and $3, respectively. For noon reservations,
call 931-5385, and evening, 484-5131.
Seniors Drug and Alcohol Recovery
The meetings, for seniors only, are held from 2-3:30 p.m. every other Thursday
at the Pleasanton Senior Center Support Program Office Sunroom, 5353 Sunol
Blvd. Call Jode, 931-5382, Ext. 1, or Charlene, Ext. 2.
The woodshop program is open 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays-Thursdays; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.,
Fridays; 9 a.m.-noon, the 2nd Saturday of the month at the Pleasanton Senior
Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd. Drop-in fees are $1.75 for residents and $2.75 for
non-residents. Call 931-5365.
Baha¹i Informative Meeting
Baha'i Faith holds prayer meetings at 10 a.m. the first Sunday of every month,
featuring prayers from all faiths. All are welcome. For address and directions,
call 485-9999. Visit www.pleasanton-bahai.org.
Catholic Community Bible Study
The Catholic Community of Pleasanton has ongoing Bible study classes at St.
Augustine Catholic Church parish hall, 3999 Bernal Ave. For details call
Aggie Burke, 484-5020, ext. 21, or e-mail email@example.com.
Pleasanton Presbyterian Church
The church , 4300 Mirador Drive, offers two worship services: 8:30 a.m.;10:15
a.m., each with a distinctive worship style. Nursery care for children under
3 will be provided at the first service and nursery care and Sunday School
classes for preschool through high school age children is provided at the
second service. Call 846-4436.
Tri-Valley Unity Church
Join the church and children's education services at 10 a.m. Sundays at the
Tri-Valley Unity Church, 6325 Sierra Court, Dublin.
This track and field club's mission is to promote the development of all levels
of track and field athletes in any season or sport to make them faster, stronger,
and healthier. Applications for the summer and year round youth programs
are now being accepted. Call 518-9356 or visit www.athenianathletics.com.
New Seniors Baseball Team
Pleasanton Little Leagues (PNLL, PALL and Foothill) are combining to form a15-16-year-old's
team to play in a highly competitive baseball league to include teams from
San Ramon, Alamo and Danville. Call 846-1283 or visit http://www.pnll.info.com
Summer Lacrosse Program
Registration is open for the club's summer program. Programs are available
for boys entering grades 3-12 and girls entering grades 3-8. Season runs
from July 12 -August 20 at Hart Middle School, 4433 Willow Road. Visit www.pleasantonlacrosse.com
for information and registration.
Tri-Valley Sea Devils
The Tri-Valley Sea Devils team is looking for year-round swimmers. Call Hope,
Al-anon and Al-a-teen
Al-Anon is a Tri-Valley support group for relatives and friends of alcoholics
that meets Monday-Saturday. Al-a-teen, a group for young people affected
by a parent, relative or friend's alcoholism, meets Mondays. Call 277-7661
or visit www.al-anon.alateen.org.
Bereavement Support Group
This group of the Catholic Community of Pleasanton meets at 7:30 p.m., the
second and fourth Thursdays monthly, and is for anyone of any faith at St.
Elizabeth Seton Church, 4001 Stoneridge Drive. Call Mary Hagerty, 846-5377.
Bipolar Support Group
The Tri-Valley Bipolar Support Group, which provides peer support for people
with mood disorders, meets 7:15-8:45 p.m. every Wednesday at St. Claire's
Episcopal Church, 3350 Hopyard Road. Call 560-0842 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Breast Cancer Support
The free, professionally facilitated group is for women in any breast cancer
treatment stage; meetings are 6:30-8 p.m. on the first Wednesday monthly
in the south building's west day room at San Ramon Regional Medical Center,
7777 Norris Canyon Road, San Ramon. Call 275-8414.
Anyone facing cancer and care persons may join the ³Living Beyond Limits² group
that meets from 7-8:30 p.m. on the first, third and fifth Thursday monthly
at ValleyCare Health Center, 5575 Las Positas Blvd. No fee. Call Ken Smith,
Caregiver Support Group
Meetings are held from 1-2:30 p.m. the second Monday of the month for people
caring for persons with Alzheimer's and dementia-related illnesses, at the
Pleasanton Senior Center Support Program Sunroom, 5353 Sunol Blvd. Call 931-5389
or Jode, 931-5382, Ext. 1.
Chapter of SHHH
The Tri-Valley chapter of Self-Help for Hard of Hearing meets at 7:30 p.m.
on the third Thursday of the month at Valley Community Church, 4455 Del Valle
Parkway. Call Hiram Van Blarigan, 455-6591, or e-mail email@example.com.
ClutterLess (CL) Self Help Group
Is clutter stressing you out? Clutter is a psychological issue, not an organizing
issue, says this group, which meets from 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays, at the Pleasanton
Presbyterian Church, Room 7, 4300 Mirador Drive. No meetings held on holidays.
Diabetes Support Groups
Groups meet from noon-1 p.m., on the first Wednesday monthly. Also from 6-7
p.m. every third Thursday monthly and for diabetics using insulin pumps,
from 6-7 p.m. the second Thursday of every other month, Diabetes and Nutrition
Education Center, Valley Care Medical Plaza, 5725 West Las Positas, Suite
220. Call 416-6710.
Express to Success Network
This women's business development group encourages attendees to donate gently
used career wear and meets from 6:30-8:30 p.m., the third Thursday of every
month. Newcomer's information session is at 6 p.m., Four Points Hotel, 5115
Hopyard Road. Call Kim Pace 426-0593. No cost.
Fibromyalgia and Arthritis
The support group "Living Well with Fibromyalgia and Arthritis" meets from
6:30-8 p.m., on the first Thursday monthly at the ValleyCare Health Library,
5725 W. Las Positas Blvd., Suite 270. Call Debbie Walker, 484-3747.
Forty Plus of Northern California
The group is for professionals over the age of 40 who are unemployed or in
career transition. The free classes are held at 8:30 a.m.-noon Mondays at
770 Edgewater Drive, Suite 626, Oakland. Call (510) 568-7587 or visit www.fortyplus.org.
Grandparents Visitation Support Group
The group, for grandparents who have problems visiting their grandchildren,
meets at 7 p.m. every Tuesday at Pleasanton Public Library in the small conference
room, 400 Old Bernal Ave. Space is limited. Call Joyce, 846-6346.
Head Injury Support
This group provides support for brain-injured individuals and their caregivers.
It meets from 7:30-9 p.m. every fourth Wednesday in the Blackhawk Room at
San Ramon Regional Medical Center, 6001 Norris Canyon Road, San Ramon. Call
Jo Ann, 443-4366.
Hope Hospice Bereavement Support
The nonprofit organization offers a wide range of support groups, including
grief support for adults, teens, children; young adult support; tragic loss;
loss of children; men in grief; terminal illness; loss of parents; and loss
of spouse; among others. Meetings held at 6500 Dublin Blvd., Suite 214, Dublin.
Call 829-8770 or visit www.hopehospice.com..
If you or your loved one need a personal assistant to help maintain independent
living, Community Resources for Independent Living can help with specific
needs. Call 371-1531; TTY, 371-1532. Visit www.cril-online.org.
Job Search Support
This group provides help with resumes and networking during the job search.
Meetings are held at the Valley Community Church, 4455 Del Valle Parkway.
For times, visit www.vccpls.org or call 846-6622.
Jobs Networking Group
CSIX East Bay, helping individuals in career transitions, meets from 1-3:30
p.m. every Thursday at WineCentives, 6040 Dougherty Road, Dublin. Cost is
$3. Call Doug Herz, 277-6600.
Live Beat Dads
Fathers who are raising their children meet at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at 1550 Springtown
Blvd., Suite 7E, Livermore, for discussions and speakers on individual's
rights, custody issues, networking and parenting programs. Child care is
available. Call Pete, 449-8436, or visit www.lbduk.org.
The group meets 7-9 p.m. on the first Friday monthly at Kaiser Permanente Medical
Center's north building conference room C, 7601 Stoneridge Drive. Call 846-5767.
Men at Work
This Al-Anon group meets from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays at the Pleasanton Presbyterian
Church, 4300 Mirador Drive. Call Tom, 417-7540.
Newcomers to Al-Anon
This group, for those who are new to Al-Anon and anyone who is affected by
someone else¹s drinking, meets 7-7:55 p.m. Thursdays at John Knox Presbyterian
Church, 7421 Amarillo Road, Room H, Dublin. Call 277-7661.
The group, offering emotional support to families with loved ones in the military,
meets at 7 p.m., the second Monday monthly at Trinity Church, 557 Olivina
St., Livermore. Call Kristin, 443-7841.
Meetings are held from 7-8 p.m., Thursdays, St. Clare¹s Episcopal Church, 3350
Hopyard Road. Call Lisa, 931-0994.
This group, offering information and support to grandparents raising for their
grandchildren, meets at 5:30 p.m. on the second Saturday monthly in the fireside
room in Valley Christian Center, 7500 Inspiration Drive, Dublin. Call 560-6200.
Parents of Alcoholics
Parents of alcoholics are welcome to join this Al-Anon group that meets 4:30-5:30
p.m. and at 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sundays at CalFed Bank, 3101 Crow Canyon Road,
San Ramon. Call 277-7661.
Parents of Diabetics
The POD Squad, a support group for parents of diabetics, meets 7-8:30 p.m.
the third Wednesday monthly, September-May, at the Laguna Oaks neighborhood
clubhouse. Call 461-1170 or visit www.podsquad.com.
Parkinson¹s Support Group
The Parkinson¹s Network of Mount Diablo and the city of Pleasanton co-sponsor
a support group for the Tri-Valley area from 10 a.m.-noon on the second Saturday
monthly at the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd. Call 931-5366.
Pleasanton Senior Group
Not limited to seniors, this group is open to all grief issues. It meets 10-11:30
a.m. on the second and fourth Fridays at the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353
Prostate Cancer Support Group
Men with prostate cancer and their families are welcome to Man to Man, a support
group that meets 7:30-9 p.m., on the second Tuesday monthly in the West Day
Room in the south building at San Ramon Regional Medical Center, 7777 Norris
Canyon Road. Call 933-0107.
Prostate Cancer Survivors
Tri-Valley Us Too, a support group for prostate cancer survivors, invites husbands
and wives to its meetings held at 7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month
at the Kaiser offices, 7601 Stoneridge Drive. Men are also invited to meetings
held at 7:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at the same location. Call
R-Quest is a nonprofit professional counseling agency that serves to help teens
and adults overcome addiction to alcohol, drugs,eating disorders or mental
health issues, located at 40 California Ave.,Suite H. Walk-in's are welcome.
Free alcohol screening. Call 426-0501 or visit www.rquest.org.
Self Help for the Hard of Hearing
Tri-Valley Section of SHHH meets on the third Thursday of the month at 7:30
p.m., Valley Community Church, 4455 Del Valle Parkway. Refreshments served.
Sexual Assault Support Group
Tri-Valley Haven's support group for women 18 years and older helps provide
understanding support for assault survivors. The group meets from 6:45-8:15
p.m., every Thursday. Call April, 449-5845, Ext. 126.
Six Sigma Lean Enterprise Practitioners
Members of this group should have Six-Sigma, Lean or Project Management experience
to discuss real world challenges. The group meets at 7 p.m., premeeting is
at 6:30 p.m., every fourth Wednesday of the month, Winecentives, 6040 Dougherty
Road, Dublin. Call 485-1699 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
Survival to Recovery
The focus of these meetings is for persons who grew up in an alcoholic home
or who were affected by the drinking of one or both parents. The group, a
part of Al-Anon, meets 2-3:30 p.m. Sundays at the Resurrection Lutheran Church,
7557 Amador Valley Blvd., Dublin. Call 277-7661.
The group meets from 9 a.m.-noon, the last Saturday of the month and is for
all women to motivate each other to finish or start a project or a craft.
Bring the project with you to Pleasanton Presbyterian Church, 4300 Mirador
Drive. Call Claudia Wanlin, 462-4975.
Temporary Restraining Order Clinic
This clinic is for victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. They
meet 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays in Pleasanton. Call Raeanne at 449-5845, Ext.
Tri-Valley ADHD Adult Support Group
This group meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday monthly at Lynnewood United
Methodist Church, 4444 Black Ave. Call Pattie Tanner, 548-4247.
Vision Support Group
This is for individuals and their loved ones who have any kind of vision impairment.
The group meets on the third Tuesday of the month 10-11:30 a.m. at the Pleasanton
Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd. Call Jill, 931-5369.
Alameda County Community Food Bank
Volunteers are needed to staff the Emergency Food Hotline Monday-Friday, 9
a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Call (510) 834-3663 or visit www.accfb.org.
Barton Reading Program
Volunteer to help tutor at-risk readers one-on-one to improve children's reading
skills and make the difference in the life of a struggling student. Call
Christina Clark, 426-4231, or e-mail email@example.com.
Child Care Links
Volunteer positions are available at the non-profit organization serving families
and children of the Tri-Valley area for 26 years. Stop by 1020 Serpentine
Lane, Suite 102, call 249-3905, or visit www.childcarelinks.org.
Foster Homes Needed
Valley Humane Society, 273 Spring St., is urgently seeking temporary homes
for rescued kittens, puppies, cats and dogs. Food and medical expenses are
provided. Also needed are Adoption Volunteer Coordinators and Counselors.
Call 426-8656 or visit www.valleyhumane.org.
Jewish Community Federation
Jewish Community Federation of the Great East Bay offers opportunities to volunteer
within the community, such as serving meals, tutoring children and serving
on Jewish agency committees or boards. Call (510) 839-2900, Ext. 261.
Livermore VA Hospital
The hospital seeks goods to entertain patients, sponsorships, special daily
services and volunteers for the information desk. Also volunteer golf cart
drivers and recreation assistants are needed. Call Ginny De Guzman, 373-4700,
Museum On Main Street
Volunteers are needed for the Museum On Main Street, 603 Main St., for events,
the education project, clerical work, archiving and greeting visitors. Call
Heather Haugen-Rizzoli, 462-2766.
Museum Volunteer Coffee
Come and learn about upcoming events and special programs at 9 a.m. on the
fourth Wednesday monthly at the Museum On Main Street, 603 Main St. Call
Open Heart Kitchen
Five to ten strong volunteers able to lift (ages12 and up) are needed from
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, July 2 to help move the prep kitchen from Lynwood
Methodist Church, 444 Black Ave. to Ridgeview Commons, 5200 Case Ave. Pick-ups,
vans and SUV's are helpful. Call Tina, 580-1619 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pleasanton Public Library
Adult volunteers are needed for the Booklegger program, promoting reading in
grades K-8, at the library, 400 Old Bernal Ave. Call Penny Johnson, 931-3405.
Senior Center Volunteers
The Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd., has an array of day time volunteer
opportunities available to adults of any age including receptionist, bingo
caller, teacher's aide and lunch program assistant. Call Raymond Figueroa,
Shepherd's Gate Thrift Stores
Volunteers are needed to help staff Dublin and Livermore thrift stores. No
experience is necessary. Proceeds from the thrift stores go to support Shepherd's
Gate Shelter for battered and homeless women and children. Call Linda Marsic,
443-4283 Ext. 315.
Tri-Valley Animal Rescue
TVAR offers volunteer orientations from 1-2:30 p.m., on the second Saturday
of each month at East County Animal Shelter (ECAS), 4595 Gleason Drive. There
is a variety of volunteer opportunities. Call 846-0745 or e-mail email@example.com.
Direct Service Volunteer Training begins at 6:30 p.m., every Tuesday, July
12- Oct. 4. The Haven is a nonprofit organization helping women and children
through its shelters, food pantry and programs. Volunteers are urgently needed
for the crisis hotline, legal clinic, sexual assault response team and child
care. Call 449-5845, Ext. 111.
Volunteers are needed at ValleyCare Medical Center. With nine volunteer service
areas in Pleasanton and Livermore, opportunities are available at the information
desk, office, library, gift and thrift shop. Call 734-3368.
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