Danville Calendar

March and April 2019

Sat., March 23
Sixties Stories: 1-680 Changed Everything
@Museum of the San Ramon Valley
The old highway was bumper to bumper and a new freeway was planned. Where to put it? How to save heritage oaks from the off-ramp construction? Residents from the sixties are invited to tell their stores of before and after the freeway arrived.
Time: 10:30am

Mon., March 25
Wildflowers Blooming in the Bay Area
@Danville Public Library
Get ready for spring with East Bay Regional Parks as you prepare to discover new hikes, hidden treasures and thriving wildflowers at nearby parks! Join EBRPD Naturalists for this special presentation series and get set to explore!
Time: 6:30-8pm
Located in the Mt. Diablo Room

Fri., April 12
Preschool Performance Series
@Village Theatre
Children’s magician Phil Ackerly brings his show to the Village Theatre geared for your preschoolers. Check out the rest of the 2018-2019 series online at www.villagetheatreshows.com
Time: 10am
Cost: $5

Fri., April 12
The Mystery of Irma Vep – A Penny Dreadful
@Village Theatre
What do Victorian melodramas, Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights and Alfred Hitchcock’s film Rebecca have in common? Well, sprinkle in some vampires, werewolves and mummies and you have The Mystery of Irma Vep. This madcap mash up is heightened even more (as if that were possible) by the fact that it is performed by just two actors! This show runs from April 12th – April 28th.
Cost: $25 and up
Buy tickets at www.roleplayersensemble.com

Thurs., April 18
16th Annual Art & Wine Stroll Co-Hosted with the Danville Livery
@Danville Livery and Downtown Danville
Includes: Commemorative wine glass, tote bag, wristband, program, small bites, wine samplings & entertainment.
Time: 6-9pm
Cost: $35 per person, $15 per DD

Sat., April 27
“O Time” performed by Chromatica
@Peace Lutheran Church
Come see the Danville based chorale perform a world premiere by composer Stacy Garrop, a Danville native. This is Stacy’s “coming home” performance, if you will. Chromatica has been performing since 2011 and specializes in classical music as well as other genres. There will be three total performances of this show.
Time: 7pm
Cost: $20 for adults, $10 for students. Kids under 10 are free
More information at www.chromaticachorale.org

Sat., April 27
Lend a Hand Day!
@Danville Community Center
Yardwork Assistance for our Senior Neighbors. Help Danville Seniors with their Spring Garden Clean-Up. Adopt a Yard for Groups of 4-8 people. If you are 16+ or 14+ with adult supervision, volunteer to help your local Danville seniors. Volunteer individually or with a group. Pre-registration is required.
Time: 8am-1pm
Register at www.surveymonkey.com/r/LendaHand2019

Every Saturday
Farmers’ Market
@Railroad Ave. Municipal Parking Lot-Downtown
Get the freshest seasonal fare at Danville Certified Farmers’ Market. You’ll find fruits and vegetables direct from local farmers, along with fresh-cut flowers, bedding plants and fresh breads. This event is located at Railroad & Prospect Avenues and offers free parking in the adjacent lot.
Time: 9am-1pm
More information at www.pcfma.com

Every Monday
Tips for Change Community Fundraising Events
@Gianni’s Italian Bistro
Gianni’s Italian Bistro opens up their restaurant to support our local non-profit community. Tips for change is a fun and unique way for local charity organizations to raise much-needed funds. Volunteers and supporters of local non-profits suit up and become your servers for the evening with all tips and 10% of sales going to support their organization. This event occurs most Monday evenings between 5 and 8pm and is open to the public. Reservations required.
More information at www.giannissanramon.com

SAVE THE DATE:
Thurs., May 2

GFWC Danville Women’s Club Presents 23rd Annual Fashion Show: Icing on the Cake
@Blackhawk Country Club
With fashions from J. McLaughlin Clothing, a delightful lunch, silent auction, and prize drawings, this event is sure to be top notch! Net proceeds benefit Hospice East Bay, Teen Esteem, and other charities. Please RSVP by April 18th. Any questions, email dwcfashinshow@gmail.com
Time: 11am-2pm
Cost: $55 per person
More information at www.danvillewomensclub.org

Thurs., May 9
Dogs of Danville, Unleashed
@Town of Danville
In 2019, 15 artistically painted, life-size dog sculptures will be showcased around Danville to celebrate public art, engage community interest, promote exposure to local businesses and draw visitors from around the Bay Area. Pick up your “passport” and walking tour booklet and visit each of the dogs. A lucky winner will be drawn from completed passports at the closing reception in September.

Sat., May 11
Rock Out Hunger
@Blackhawk Country Club
Join the Loaves and Fishes community at our largest fundraiser.  A gala event including cocktail hour, silent auction, dinner, live auction and dancing to The 925 Band.
For more information or to register  https://loavesfishescc.ejoinme.org/ROCKOUTHUNGER2019
Time: 5:30pm-10:30pm

 

Every Saturday
Farmers’ Market
@Railroad Ave. Municipal Parking Lot-Downtown
Get the freshest seasonal fare at Danville Certified Farmers’ Market. You’ll find fruits and vegetables direct from local farmers, along with fresh-cut flowers, bedding plants and fresh breads. This event is located at Railroad & Prospect Avenues and offers free parking in the adjacent lot.
Time: 9am-1pm
More information at www.pcfma.com

Every Monday
Tips for Change Community Fundraising Events
@Gianni’s Italian Bistro
Gianni’s Italian Bistro opens up their restaurant to support our local non-profit community. Tips for change is a fun and unique way for local local charity organizations to raise much needed funds. Volunteers and supporters of local non-profits suit up and become your servers for the evening with all tips and 10% of sales going to support their organization. This event occurs most Monday evenings between 5 and 8pm and is open to the public. Reservations required. More information at www.giannissanramon.com

SAVE THE DATE:

Sat., May 11
Rock Out Hunger
@Blackhawk Country Club
Join the Loaves and Fishes community at our largest fundraiser.  A gala event including cocktail hour, silent auction, dinner, live auction and dancing to The 925 Band.
For more information or to register  https://loavesfishescc.ejoinme.org/ROCKOUTHUNGER2019
Time: 5:30pm-10:30pm