Saturday, June 28
Keep the Delta Clean Day
All boaters, anglers and families who enjoy the Delta are invited to the Sugar Barge Marina and Paradise Bar and Grill, 1440 Sugar Barge Road in Bethel Island, for boat tours on the Delta and informative talks about the history and the problems facing the Delta. The event runs Saturday, June 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 925-684-8575 or 925-684-8585.
Neighborhood Garage Sale
Joy Bursch has been battling breast cancer for four years. You can help raise funds for her walk in the upcoming Breast Cancer 3 Day. Joy must raise $2,300, and you can help by hosting a garage sale at your home and donating the proceeds, or by bringing garage sale items to Joy's house on Saturday, June 28. For more information, call Stacy Hicks at 925-516-6421.
Lifestyle Fitness Open House
Now's the time to get back into shape. Stop by Lifestyle Fitness Center, 5351 Neroly Road in Oakley, on Saturday, June 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The open house features barbecue, prizes and more. For more information, call 925-978-2225.
Brentwood Art Society
The Brentwood Art Society is hosting a membership drive and volunteer rally on Saturday, June 28 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Sand Creek Pools parking lot, 3877 Walnut Blvd., Suite C in downtown Brentwood. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 925-634-6681.
The Antioch High School class of 1953 reunion will be held Saturday, June 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Antioch Historical Society Museum, 1500 W. Fourth St. For more information, call 925-779-7018.
Celebration of Art
The Arts & Cultural Foundation of Antioch will host the Celebration of Art Exhibit from June 28 to July 19 at the Antioch Historical Society Museum, 1500 W. Fourth St. The museum is open to the public Wednesday and Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 925-779-7018 or visit www.art4antioch.org.
The U17 DYSL Girls Competition Soccer Team Delta Force is holding its second annual fundraising garage sale on Saturday, June 28 at 101 Prospect Court in Oakley. The sale begins at 8 a.m. Come early for the best bargains.
Sunday, June 29
2008 Summer Gospel Explosion
The Light Ministry Church, 415 W. Sixth St. in Antioch, invites you to an evening of excitement with the Light Ministry's Praise Team on Sunday, June 29 at 6 p.m. For more information, call 925-698-2670.
Monday, June 30
Outrigger Island Vacation Bible School
Brentwood Bible Fellowship is registering pre-K to fifth-grade kids for Vacation Bible School, which runs Monday, June 30 to Thursday, July 3 from 9 a.m. to noon. This is a free event. For more information, call 925-634-4909.
Thursday, July 3
Food Addicts in Recovery
A new group meeting in East Contra Costa County will be held on Thursdays from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. in the John Muir/Mount Diablo Medical Center's second-floor conference room, 2400 Balfour Road in Brentwood. For more information, call Steve at 925-513-3015.
Stage Right Conservatory Theater
Check out www.srct.cmarket.com for exciting items to bid on. The money will be raised for local kids in our community to participate in the performing arts at low cost to their families. There is still time to make a donation to the auction. Everything you need to know is available on the Web site.
Baby Signs parent workshop is a one-time class designed for parents and caregivers of infants and will teach you everything you need to know about using the Baby Signs program. Classes begin in June and run through July. Registration is required. For more information or to sign up, call Andrea at 925-325-0024 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art Classes/Multi-media Art Camps
The City of Pittsburg is offering summer art classes encompassing watercolor/oil painting, drawing and clay sculpture. The art camp and classes run from June to August. For more information, call 925-252-4842 or Karen at 925-754-7666.
Catch the Reading Bug
Summer reading returns to the Contra Costa County Library in June through Aug. 18. Your library offers many fun and exciting events for all the readers in your family. Win prizes and make new friends. For more information, visit www.ccclib.org.
MOD Mothers of Discovery Bay
MOD Mothers of Discovery Bay invite all local moms interested in learning more about the group to visit www.modbay.com. The group holds meetings at Delta Presbyterian Church, 1900 Willow Lake Road, on the third Wednesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. For information, call Tami McHenry at 925-513-3664.
Little Ones and Preschoolers
The Antioch Library is offering two new storytimes for toddlers and preschoolers. Both classes take place Tuesday mornings: Little Ones at 10:15 and Preschoolers at 11:30. For more information, call 925-757-9224.
Opportunity Junction, 3102 Delta Fair Blvd. in Antioch, needs participants in a job-training program. The class will be held Saturday, June 28 at 9:30 a.m. Call Michele at 925-776-1133 or visit www.opportunityjunction.org for more information.
East County Lions Football
Sign-ups for East County Lions Football will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sundays, June 29, July 13 and 20 at Aladino's Pizza in Oakley. The season starts Friday, Aug. 1. For more information, visit www.ecyflions.com or call 925-625-9797 or 925-625-1698.
Pop Warner Football
Junior Midget and Midget Football sign-ups are available for boys 10 to 15 weighing 85 to 160 pounds. Teams are almost full. For more information and to be placed on a team, call 925-237-7104 or visit www.boyfl-falcons.com.
Tiny Mite Football
Kids 5 to 7 weighing 35 to 75 pounds qualify for the Tiny Mite Football team, which still has openings on the roster. For more information and to be placed on a team, call 925-237-7104 or visit www.boyfl-falcons.com.
BOYFL/Pop Warner, Football and Cheer
It's that time again. Ages 5 to 15 are needed. Teams are filling up fast. Call 925-237-7104 or visit www.boyfl-falcons.com to sign up.
The second annual Liberty Lions Athletic Booster Club Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, July 21 at the Discovery Bay Country Club. For registration and sponsorship information, call 925-858-1418 or e-mail email@example.com. The registration deadline is Tuesday, July 1.
Summer Youth Camp
Grace Bible Fellowship of Antioch, 913 Sunset Drive, offers a summer youth camp for kids 6 to 17 called TEAM (Teaching, Equipping and Ministering). Camp will start Monday, July 7 and will include academics, teambuilding, spiritual growth and plain old-fashioned fun. For more information, call 925-522-8108.
Black Diamond Cheer
Sign up now for Black Diamond Cheer teams and join an exciting and positive cheer experience for cheerleaders ages 4-18 and all ability levels, from first timers to advanced. For more information or to sign up, call 925-516-6619.
Antioch Youth Football and Cheer
Sign-ups for the Antioch Youth Football and Cheer 2008 season take place every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. at Straw Hat Pizza on Delta Fair Boulevard in Antioch. The teams are also seeking applicants for football and cheer coaches. For more information, call 473-5150 or visit www.antiochyouthfootball.net.
You're invited to share a story at the Brentwood Library, 751 Third St., every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. All ages are welcome to this free event. For more information, call 925-634-4101 or visit www.ccclib.org.
Share stories in your jammies every Monday evening from 7 to 7:30 p.m. at the Brentwood Library, 751 Third St. For more information, call 925-634-4101 or visit www.ccclib.org.
Lifeway's Outrigger Island
The First Southern Baptist Church, 18 O'Neill Court in Oakley, will hold a free Vacation Bible School featuring the popular Outrigger Island program. Class starts on Monday, July 7 and runs from 6 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call 925-625-0243.
Caring for Kitties
The Homeless Animals Response Program will teach you everything you need to know about caring for kitties on Wednesday, July 9 at 4 p.m. in the Oakley Library. For more information, call 925-625-2400.
Non-Contact Passing Camp
The City of Antioch Recreation Department and Nor Cal Passing camps are holding a three-day, non-contact passing camp on Thursday, July 10 through Saturday, July 12. Learn all you need to know about football. For more information or to sign up, call Al at 925-779-7075.
Brentwood Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group
The group is open to those caring for or who know someone caring for a person with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia. There is no charge for admission and no reservations are needed. Meetings are held at the Neighborhood Church, 50 Birch St. in Brentwood, on the second Thursday of the month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call Linda at 925-513-7710.
Antioch High School Youth Soccer Camp
Sign-ups for soccer camp for kids ages 10 to 14 are held Monday, July 14 at 8:30 a.m. at the Antioch High School practice fields, 700 W. 18th St. For more information, call 925-679-2150.
Oakley-Delta Lions Club
The Oakley-Delta Lions Club meets every second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Driftwood Yacht Club, 6346 Bridgehead Road in Oakley. For more information, call Joe at 925-625-4528.
History and Sports
The Antioch Historical Society Museum and Sport Legends Hall, 1500 W. Fourth St., are open Wednesday and Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. Private and group tours may be booked by calling 925-757-1326. Admission is free.
On the Horizon
New Church Opening
In October of 2007, the Delta Bay Church of Christ was formed. On Sunday, July 6 the church will move into a new location at the Prewett Family Park, 4701 Lone Tree Way in Antioch. Worship time is 11 a.m. For more information, visit www.deltabaycoc.org.
Body for Life Challenge
On Monday, July 7 at 7 p.m., a new 12-week Body for Life Challenge will start up at 4640 Discovery Point in Discovery Bay. For more information, call Susan at 925-240-5123.
MOB Mothers of Brentwood
Mothers of Brentwood meets the first Tuesday of the month at the United Methodist Church, 809 Second St. In odd months the group meets at 9:30 a.m.; in even months at 7 p.m. For information, call 925-759-3141.
Wi-cha-ka Council will be hosting an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast the first Sunday of every month from 7:30-11 a.m. at Red Men & Pocahontas Hall, 1403 Main St. in Oakley. The cost of breakfast is $4 for adults and $2 for children.
MOMS Club of Discovery Bay
Join a great group of friends for playgroups, special events and philanthropy on the last Wednesday of every month at 11 a.m. at Aladino's Pizza, 1555 Riverlake Drive. Call 925-240-8976 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Daughters of the British Empire
Daughters of the British Empire meet the first Friday of the month at 7 p.m. for friendship and enjoyment of common heritage. For information, call Karen at 925-240-7889.
Goodwill Senior Discount
Goodwill Store, located in the Raley's shopping center in Oakley, offers a 10-percent discount to seniors every Wednesday. For information, call 925-679-2824.
Veterans of Foreign Wars
VFW Post 10789 invites all veterans who have been on active duty and served overseas to join it on the second Tuesday of each month. The meeting is held at 7 p.m. at Veterans Hall, 757 First St. in Brentwood. For information, call 925-634-4557.
Antioch Riverview Garden Club
The Antioch Riverview Garden Club meets the first Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Antioch Library, 501 W. 18th St. For information, call 925-439-4483.
Delta Squares square dancing club meets every Wednesday night at the Laurel Elementary School auditorium on O'Hara Ave. in Oakley beginning at 7 p.m. For information, call 925-625-8020 or e-mail email@example.com.
Antioch Lions Club
Antioch Lions Club meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at Carpaccio's Ristorante, 2741 Lone Tree Way in Antioch. For information, call 925-754-2818.
Rotary Club of the Delta/Antioch
The Rotary Club of the Delta/Antioch meets every Wednesday at 7 a.m. at the Lone Tree Golf/Event Center, 4800 Golf Course Way in Antioch. For information, call 925-699-4551.
Improved Order of Redmen
The Improved Order of Redmen, Erie Council 281, meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 8 p.m. at Red Men & Pocahontas Hall, 1403 Main St. in Oakley. Call Jim Darling at 925-625-0596 for information.
Degree of Pocahontas
Degree of Pocahontas, Wi Cha Ka Council 222, meets on the first and third Thursday of the month at 8 p.m. at Red Men & Pocahontas Hall, 1403 Main St. in Oakley. Call 925-625-9986 for information.
Delta Blue Star Moms
Delta Blue Star Moms meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at Straw Hat Pizza, 6680 Lone Tree Way in Brentwood. For information, call 925-516-1063.
Friday Night Live on the Rock
Church on the Rock, 50 Walton Lane in Antioch, presents Friday Night Live on the Rock, an evening of fun for parents and children. Each first and third Friday of the month at 7 p.m., a new theme and life lesson will be presented with a mix of music, humor, video, sketches, crafts and food. Admission is free. For information, call 925-757-4359 or visit www.antiochchurchontherock.org.
MOPS Mothers of Preschoolers
MOPS meets the first Tuesday of each month from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Neighborhood Church, 50 Birch St. in Brentwood. The group is for all mothers of children from infancy through kindergarten age. Childcare is available. For information, call 925-634-1415, ext. 32 or visit www.brentwoodnc.org/mops.
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