Pleasanton Weekly

News - May 9, 2008

News Digest

Barton reading volunteers needed

The Barton Reading Program is looking for volunteers to serve as tutors to students in the district. No experience is necessary and training is free. All materials are provided to help students work toward grade level or above in reading and spelling. Currently over 80 volunteers are helping over 135 students. An informational meeting will be at 7 p.m. May 19 in room RSP 2 at Valley View Elementary School, 480 Adams Way. Call Christina at 426-4231 or 596-0292 or email Christina.clark2@comcast.net.

Youth to gather for human rights

Amador Valley High School's Amnesty International Club will host a human rights conference for Bay Area youth from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 31 at the school, 1155 Santa Rita Road. The conference will center around Africa with such issues as genocide, human trafficking, poverty and AIDS. Registration is $5 and is due by May 20. Visit www.amadordons.com/Amador/projects.html.

Activities honor museum month

The Amador Livermore Valley Historical Society and the Museum On Main Street, 603 Main St., host events from May 14 to 16 to celebrate National and International Museum Month. A list of activities can be found at www.museumonmain.org or by calling 462-2766. Visitors are encouraged to dress in historical costume. General admission to the museum is a suggested donation of $2 per person.

Walk, wine and dine next Sunday

The Kiwanis Club presents its Sunday Stroll, a restaurant and wine tasting walking tour, at 1:30 p.m. May 18. Beginning at Gay 90's Pizza, 288 Main St., the tour will make six stops along Main Street. Tickets are $35 and are limited. Call Dawn, 846-5858 or Chuck, 294-9981 for tickets.

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