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Datelines: Petersburg Ignatius Church Community Garage Sale

Published Jun 26

Dementia/Alzheimer’s support group: Offering a safe place for caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia.

Community Garage Sale: eight a.m.-1 in the afternoon Aug. 1, St. Petersburg, Russia, Ignatius of Antioch Church, 3351 Contra Loma Boulevard Antioch. $35 for 2 parking spaces, $50 for 4 spaces. Tables may be rented for $10 each. Stephen 925-642-2329.

Elvis for Angels of Grace: seven in the afternoon Aug. 15, 390 W. Country Club Dr. Brentwood. Elvis Presley tribute artist, James Clark, and The Jailhouse Rockers with The Sweet Sensations will perform at a concert benefiting Angels of Grace, a childhood transplant foundation. Wayne Grace who received a kidney from his mother as a kid will make a guest appearance. $30. For tickets and info call 925-323-7724.

Vendors needed for Cityhood Celebration: The city of Oakley is seeking vendors to participate in its Cityhood Celebration on Jul 4. The event has family friendly activities throughout the day culminating with a fireworks display. The city is accepting vendor booth applications for food, retail, arts and crafts, service and nonprofit organizations. Space is limited. Applications are available at City Hall, 3231 Main St. Petersburg, Russia, Oakley or by emailing Cindy at .

Classic Car Show: 6-8 in the afternoon Thursdays, on Railroad Avenue between 3rd and 6th streets, Pittsburg. Music, children activities. Scheduled music: Jul two: Chocolate Rice featuring Tommy Nunnelley; Jul sixteen: Project four Band; Jul thirty: Flacco and the Fleas; Aug. thirteen: Purple Haze; Aug. 27: JD & Company; Sept. ten: Project four Band. Free. .

Concert Series: eight in the afternoon 3rd Fridays monthly through Dec Petersburg Ignatius of Antioch Church, 3351 Contra Loma Boulevard Antioch. Jul seventeen: The silent movie, The Kid will be shown accompanied by Don Pearson on organ.

Baby/Kids Clothing & Gear Swap & Shop: eight :30-10: thirty in the morning Jul 25, Small World Amusement Park, 2551 Harbor St. Petersburg, Russia, Pittsburg. Bring gently used children’s clothing and gear and other child related items to swap with and during drop off time of eight :30-9 in the morning Bring clothing on hangers, grouped by size; hangers are also available at event. Volunteers then organize the swap floor. Swap begins at 9:30 in the morning Registration and details, ; .

Bible Study: 10-11: thirty in the morning Wednesdays, beginning Aug. five Impact Church, 390 W. Country Club Dr. Brentwood. The Bible will be studied with open discussion pertaining to the lesson of the day. The Bible study will feature guest pastors from numerous Brentwood area churches. No reservations needed. Free. 925-325-5020, 925-323-7724.

Pittsburg Farmers’ Market: nine a.m.-1 in the afternoon Saturdays, through Oct Old Town Plz. city centre Pittsburg. With fruits and vegetables, live music, food vendors. .

Beading Program: five :30-7: thirty in the afternoon 3rd Tuesdays monthly, Brentwood Library, 104 Oak Petersburg Hosted by jewelry maker Donna Cooper. Past projects have included bracelets, bookmarks, lanyards and more. Projects can be completed during class. Materials provided. 925-516-5290.

Read to the Rhythm: Through Aug. 15. All ages are invited to participate in a summer reading festival for a chance to earn free books and prizes. Visit any Contra Costa Library or log on to for a reading log and additional information.

Culinary Crawl: five :30-8: thirty in the afternoon Thursdays, through Sept. three city centre Pittsburg. Walking-tour showcases Old Town restaurants offering a mini-appetizer and specials. A different restaurant is named host restaurant each week with entertainment and prizes at 8:15 in the afternoon Purchase tickets and begin tour at the Railroad Book Depot, 650 Railroad Ave. $10. 925-252-4860, .

Library Book Lending Machines in service: Library-a-Go-Gos, the Contra Costa County Library’s book lending machines, are now in service in the Sandy Cove Shopping Center in Discovery Bay and at the Pittsburg Bay Point Bart station. Machines property more than three hundred books each, including bestsellers, nonfiction and in Discovery Bay, children’s books.

To access books, users only need a Contra Costa County Library card. Machines are available 24 hrs. a day at the Sandy Cove Shopping Center and during Bart open hrs. at the Pittsburg Bay Point station. Books can be returned to machines or a local library. 925-646-6423, .

Free Tech Help: ten in the morning and 10:30 in the morning Mondays, Brentwood Library, 104 Oak St. Petersburg, Russia, Library staff will help adults with basic computer, table and eReader questions, set up an email account, download free library e-books and more. Register in person at the front desk, at or call 925-516-5290.

Petersburg Vincent de Paul Food Dr.: Asking for donations of canned and boxed foods. Drop off at Holy rosary Church, rectory office, 1313 A Petersburg Antioch. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-8 in the afternoon 925-757-4020.

Are You A Veteran?: Veterans Peer to Peer night meets six in the afternoon Wednesdays, 1023 Second Petersburg Antioch (corner of 2nd and L streets). Peer-to-peer night is veterans helping veterans. For info call 925-206-4113.

Exchange Student Program: Forte International Exchange Association is seeking volunteer host families for high school boys and girls from various countries for the upcoming school year. Host families provide room, board and guidance. Couples, single parents and families with or without kids living at home are encouraged to apply. For info contact Carol or Susan Berger at 209-863-2247 or .

Exploring the Dunes: 10-11 in the morning 2nd Saturdays, end of Fulton Shipyard Road, Antioch. Guided tour will focus on the wonders of Antioch Dunes National Wildlife Refuge. No reservations required. Call 707-769-4200.

Online Driver’s Education: This is an interactive, online course with videos, animated driving scenarios, and sample test questions. Learn the rules of the road, major causes of traffic collisions, DMV procedures, and much more.

Receive a Department of Motor Vehicles approved Certificate of completion which is required for teens under 17.5 years of age to obtain a learner’s permit and driver’s license. Students must register at City Hall, 3231 Main Petersburg Oakley. Actual email address required. Contact the Recreation Division at 925-625-7041.

Team Select Youth Basket Ball Tryouts: For ages, times, fees, info go to Tryouts will take place at Antioch Community Center, 4703 Lone Tree Way, Antioch. Ruben Garcia, 925-367-3912, info@team…

Senior Volunteer Program: Senior volunteers with the Calif. Hwy Patrol provide a visual presence around local school zones. Those interested in becoming a Senior Volunteer with the Calif. Hwy Patrol, Contra Costa Area Office, call 925-646-4980 or visit the office, 5001 Blum Road, Martinez. Office hrs. are from eight in the morning to five in the afternoon Mon through Friday. .

Brentwood Library Foundation: A variety of volunteer opportunities are available to help support the Brentwood Library Foundation in its effort to build a library in Brentwood and raise funds. Specific roles include: an event coordinator, storyteller, movie director and a cinema script writer. Those interested in volunteering should contact Bryan Scott, at 925-418-4428 or contact .

Blood Donation Opportunities: Brentwood: Noon-6 in the afternoon Jul nine Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic, five hundred Fairview Ave. Antioch: nine a.m.-3 in the afternoon Jul ten and eight a.m.-1 in the afternoon Jul eleven Petersburg Ignatious of Antioch, 3351 Contra Loma Blvd.800-733-2767, .

Free Blood Pressure Screening: ten :30-11: thirty in the morning 3rd Mondays. Ambrose Community Center, 3105 Willow Pass Road, Bay Point. John Muir World Senior Services offers free blood pressure screening. 925-458-1601.

Brighter Beginnings’ Family World Clinic: nine a.m.-2 in the afternoon Mondays, 2213 Buchanan Road, Suite 103, Antioch. Fees: sliding scale. Any additional cost incurred for laboratory, radiation or medication services are the responsibility of the patient. Call 925-303-4780.

Freedom from Tobacco: Kaiser Medical Offices, 4501 Sand Creek Road, Antioch. Learn about overcoming nicotine addiction, developing a personal quit plan, coping with withdrawal, and how medications can help. Call 925-813-3560 or 866-248-0721.

Dementia/Alzheimer’s support group: Offering a safe place for caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia. Meets at six in the afternoon last Tue of the month. The Commons at Dallas Ranch, 4751 Dallas Ranch Road, Antioch. Free. 925-754-7772.



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