The Crafters & Home Business Fair, sponsored by the East County Veteran & Military Families organization, will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Somersville Towne Center Mall, 2556 Somersville Road in Antioch. The free community fundraising event will feature arts and crafts for the kids, plus representatives from Cookie Lee, Gurrlie Girl, Mary Kay, Avon and Tupperware. For additional information, visit www.eastcountyveterans.org or call 925-642-7537.
Everyone loves a parade, and this weekend at Cortona Park in Brentwood, veterans are invited to march for a cause. For every veteran who participates in the parade, Cortona Park will donate $1 toward the recent renovation and continuing upkeep of the Veterans Memorial Building in Brentwood. The public is welcome to this free event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Assemblymember Joan Buchanan will speak at 10 a.m.; the parade gets rolling at 11. Complimentary hot dogs and beverages will be served at noon. Cortona Park is located at 150 Cortona Way. For additional information, call 925-240-0733.