Calendar of Events - Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau
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Art & Wine Festival: Wine|Beer Pouring Booth
06/04/16 - 06/05/16
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Events in the next 20 days...
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04/25/16
 -06/18/16
Make Strides with Alamo Capital

Join us and the American Cancer Society as we make strides against breast cancer!

Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States, other than skin cancer. It is the second leading cause of cancer death in women, after lunch cancer. 

The chance of a woman having invasive breast cancer some time during her life is about 1 in 8. The chance of dying from breast cancer is about 1 in 37. Breast cancer death rates have been going down. This is probably the result of finding the cancer earlier and better treatment. Right now there are more than 3.1 million breast cancer survivors in the United States.


Help us create more survivors!

We will have special rewards for our biggest fundraisers. Go to our team event page and join our team or make a donation by clicking here

Event Date: June 18, 2016 Registration 8am | Walk at 9am Walk Length: 5k (3.1) miles Location: Heather Farms Park

http://main.acsevents.org/goto/AlamoCapital 

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05/31/16
Developing and Implementing Your Injury and Illness Prevention Program Seminar

Developing and Implementing Your Injury and Illness Prevention Program Seminar
UC Berkeley's Labor Occupational Health Program is provding free half-day Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIP) training for small businesses.
This event is for Roofing and Other Trades Working at Heights
For more information or to Register: www.lohp.org/iipp

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06/01/16
Walnut Creek First Wednesday

WCD hosts Walnut Creek First Wednesdays Street Festivals each month for all ages!

Festivities include live entertainment, arts & crafts, treats & more!

biking family stick decal

Ride your bike to the event!

Bike Walnut Creek is sponsoring a free 'bike valet' for your wheels! 
Park your bike securely with the valet attendant as you relax & enjoy the event.
 
Car
 

Enjoy FREE parking on Wednesday nights after 5PM!

Participating Garages:
N. Locust Garage - 1625 Locust St. / S. Locust Garage - 1350 Locust St.
N. Broadway Garage - 1390 N. Broadway

BART and FREE Downtown Trolley

For more information, visit Walnut Creek Downtown website


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06/04/16
Art & Wine Festival

Save the date!

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06/05/16
Art & Wine Festival

Save the Date

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06/06/16
Get Some Writing Done!

Get writing done in an environment designed for writing - no cafe sounds, just a quiet space shared with others, & a glass of wine.

For more information on how Laptop Lounge can transform your work life, go to:

http://www.laptoplounge.biz/tour-schedule/  

For more information about our community events, go to:

http://www.laptoplounge.biz/event-calendar/#

$20.00 per person refund offered: -The Meetup is cancelled -You can cancel at least 10 day(s) before the Meetup.

http://www.meetup.com/Writing-Time-Walnut-Creek/events/230843574/


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06/11/16
Terrance Kelly Youth Foundation 6th Annual Golf Tournament

It is with great pleasure that the former teammates, classmates, friends and family of Terrance Kelly invite you to the Terrance Kelly Youth Foundation 6th Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 11th at the Boundary Oak Golf Course in Walnut Creek, CA. The day will include golf, lunch, a raffle and a BBQ dinner reception. Check-in and lunch start at 12:00pm, with tee off at 1:00pm. 

In addition to golfers, we are seeking sponsors and donations for the Terrance Kelly Youth Foundation. 100% of the proceeds from this event will be used to support and sustain the foundation’s programs and services. 

We welcome your emplpoyer to partner with the TKYF to be a part of this spectacular event. Their involvement either as a Major Sponsor or a Tee Sponsor provides a great opportunity for them to support Bay Area underprivlidged youth. 

We would be honored to have you join us at this charitable event as we continue to honor the memory of our friend Terrance and support the TKYF. For additional information and sponsorship opportunities contact Scott Hugo and Sean Wilhelmy at GOLF.FOR.TK@GMAIL.COM.

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06/12/16
Bottom of the 9th: Closing Reception

Celebrate the great game through poetry, literature, and music at our closing reception for Safe at Home: A Short Survey of Baseball Art. The reception will also feature live readings by Bay Area luminaries. Stroll the exhibition while enjoying complimentary ballpark-themed refreshments.
Admission: General $5; Youth (17 and under) $3; Children 12 and under, free.

https://www.facebook.com/events/995274720557312/
 

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06/14/16
Civic Affairs

The Civic Affairs Committee monitors and analyzes public activities that could impact the greater business community. From growth management to business enhancement, from parking meters to parking structures, from the general plan to site-specific plans, the Civic Affairs Committee is engaged. 

This committee meets once per month. 

You must be a member of the committee to attend. Please contact Nicky Henzie if you are a Chamber member and would like to join the committee. 

Click here to find out what is happening at the next meeting.


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06/14/16
Halstrom Academy's Sip 'n' See

Halstrom Academy's Sip 'n' See is an oppotunity for prospective parents and community members to come on campus. 

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06/15/16
Mt Diablo Recycling Summer Camp

 School may be out for the summer, but it’s the perfect time to learn about recycling and respecting the environment at Mt. Diablo Recycling’s (MDR) fourth annual free Summer Camp. MDR is offering 2 separate sessions that will each include a tour of their 90,000-square-foot recycling facility and recycling trucks, recycling games and an interactive activity about the 5 R’s (Reduce-Reuse-Recycle-Respect-Recover).
 
The June camp session will take place on June 15th and the August camp session is August 10th. Both camps are from 10 am to 12 noon, at the Mt. Diablo Recycling facility located at 1300 Loveridge Road in Pittsburg. Calif. The camp is free, though reservations are limited to 25 children per session.
 
“Respectful appreciation of our environment should be taking place year-round regardless of whether school is in,” said Joseph Garaventa, MDR’s Chief Executive Officer. “Mt. Diablo Recycling is committed to offering fun educational opportunities to our youth, who will be making contributions to our community for years to come.”  
 
To sign up for camp sessions contact MDR’s Adriana Medina by phone (925-771-2721) or email (Adriana.Medina@Garaventaent.com).
 
For more information about Mt. Diablo Recycling: http://www.MtDiabloRecycling.com
 

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06/16/16
Board of Directors Monthly Meeting

The Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors meet the third Thursday of each month from 7:45am-9:00am.

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06/17/16
Sculpture Show Opening Night Sunset Social

 Mingle with artists and enjoy steel drum music at sunset to kick-off the Ruth Bancroft Garden’s 22nd annual Sculpture in the Garden exhibition and sale. Classical to whimsical sculpture by artists from the Bay area and beyond. Food and drinks sold separately.

Advance ticket purchase strongly recommended – General admission $25/person. For quicker purchases consider bringing cash. Please wear comfortable shoes as the paths are unpaved.

More information here
 

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