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Please come to the Peter Pan Foundation’s “Wish Upon a Star” on Memorial Day Weekend! Brand New for 2013, with lots of new characters and plot twists. Come and see current and former students of Stanley Middle School. Great show for the whole family, and help raise money for Children’s Hospital in Oakland. For more information on the Peter Pan Foundation, go to http://peterpanfoundation.org/wuas/
Join the Acalanes Boys Basketball coaching staff as well as current players to improve individual skills, team concepts and overall level of play. July 15-19th, 9:00-12:00 p.m, Acalanes High School, for boys entering 3rd - 9th grade. $150 for a week of instruction and t-shirt! For registration form and information, please contact Kristin Kisner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Burton Valley Elementary teachers Becca Tammen and Carroll Martin are retiring! Former students are invited to help celebrate at a popsicle party on Tuesday, June 4 at BVE, beginning at 2:30 pm. Contributions of photos and cards to their retirement scrapbooks are welcome!
Registration for the Lafayette Parks and Recreation 14th Annual Summer Basketball program is underway. Coming back for a second great year is Girls Volleyball. Activities begin when school gets out and continue through the end of July. Boys currently in 1st grade through 8th grade are eligible to play basketball and Girls currently 4th through 8th grade can sign up for volleyball. Events are all held in local school gyms and multi-purpose rooms. There are no games or practices on Wednesday evenings or Saturday mornings, so swimmers can participate. Go to www.lafayettesummerbasketball.com yes, for volleyball, too, for more information and registration instructions. Great new instructional opportunities this year!
Attention 6th, 7th, 8th, & 9th graders & parents! Whether you are a brand new beginner, or are already in a Mandarin class, or want to avoid forgetting most of what you've learned, or want to be prepared to take Chinese in high school freshman year, starting June 19th until the end of August, an experienced teacher, also a native speaker will offer private classes limited to no more than 12 students, every Wednesday afternoon and Sunday evening, 1 ½ hour each lesson. Optional Friday Evening Bonus Class for additional fees. First come first serve, RSVP immediately with Joanne Tan, PoemAndArt@gmail.com; (925) 878-1992. By the end of this summer students will complete Level A and part of Level B. Summer students are encouraged to continue in fall throughout the academic year, twice a week. Students will learn solid reading, writing, and speaking skills in 2 years.
Tuesday, May 21st, 6:30 - 7:30 PM, LLLC Community
The Commonwealth Club presents - The
End of Intelligence with Peter Coyote
Bay Area actor, writer and film narrator Peter Coyote is also a
counter-cultural visionary whose ordination as a Zen Buddhist priest has led
him to an examination of the limits of human intelligence. In conversation with
radio anchor/reporter Peter Finch, Coyote will discuss the power of
intelligence to address social ills.
Cost: $22 non-members, $12 members, $7 students (with valid ID)
For tickets and additional information, call (415) 597-6700 or go to: www.commonwealthclub.org
Wednesday, May 22nd, 6:30 - 7:00 PM, LLLC Community
Musical evening with Duo Camaraderie!
Join us for an wonderful introduction to classical chamber music! Duo
Camaraderie, a professional flute and piano ensemble, will be here to delight
and educate us about classical music and instruments. Perfect for all ages!
Free. No reservations necessary
Thursday, May 23rd, 7:30 - 9:00 PM, LLLC Community
Friends of the LLLC Sweet Thursday -
John Lescroart, Bay Area native and New York Times Bestselling Author,
will discuss life as a best-selling author and his 24th book, The Ophelia Cut. Ruth Thornburg,
President, Friends of the Lafayette Library & Learning Center, will
facilitate a lively discussion. John also promises to serenade attendees with
an original guitar composition.
Free. No reservations
Please note: the library will be closed Sunday, May 26th - Monday, May
Thursday, May 30th, 3:30 - 5:00 PM, LLLC Arts & Science Room
Zombies at the library!
The day will feature: A zombie photo booth where participants can have their photos taken and zombified; Yearbook pages that can be zombified; Pin the body part on the zombie; Zombie haiku; Zombies vs. Unicorns; Make your own zombie comic strip; and of course, brain food!
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Did you know? Over 330 local kids suffer from life-threatening medical conditions each year, and that Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area grants them their one true wish? You and your family can help make wishes come true by walking in the Walk For Wishes
on Saturday, June 1st at 9:00 am at St. Mary’s College. The Walk is a gentle 5K course around the campus, and you will be joined by dozens of brave wish children and their families. To register: walkforwisheseastbay.org Contact: email@example.com or (415) 982-9474
Start warming up your voices now and making your song selections, Lamorinda Idol (formerly Orinda Idol) is back with a new name! We’d like to invite K-12 students living or attending school in the Lamorinda area to audition for a chance to be a Lamorinda Idol finalist. Middle school auditions will be held at Orinda Intermediate School on Thursday, May 16 for soloists and groups. Audition sign-ups will go live on April 1 on the Orinda Arts Council's website at http://www.orindaartscouncil.org and will close on April 30, 2013. Registrants will be added on a first-come, first-served basis - - - so register early!