Danville Calendar

July 2019

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

Thurs., July 4
4th of July Parade
@Downtown Danville
This year’s parade theme is Celebrating the American Legion’s 100th Anniversary, which gives us an opportunity to honor the American Legion’s remarkable century of service. The parade starts at the north end of town near San Ramon Valley High School and travels south along Hartz Avenue and San Ramon Valley Boulevard for about one mile, ending at Sycamore Valley Rd. The parade can be seen from either side of the street and there is always plenty of room for everyone!
Time: 9am-12pm
More information at https://www.srvkiwanis.org/parade

Sat., July 13
Back to School: Under the Stars
@Tassajara One Room Schoolhouse
Join us for a casual, elegant evening in support of our student programs and the preservation of our collections and archives. Music, silent auction, and great food under the stars. To buy tickets go to www.museumsrv.org
Cost: $150
Time: 5pm

Sat., July 13
Family Campout
@Oak Hill Park
Join us for a suburban camping experience at Oak Hill Park with your family! You will enjoy swimming at Monte Vista Community Pool, youth crafts and family games, and a movie under the stars. Dinner and continental breakfast provided. Check-in Saturday at 10 am; check out Sunday by noon. Must register all family members attending. The last day to register for this event is Tuesday, July 9 at 11:00 pm. Contact Rec department during business hours to register. For more information go to www.danville.ca.gov.
Cost: $20
Time: 10am

Sat., July 20
The Moon Landing: Stories From Two People Who Helped Make it Happen
@Danville LibraryMathematician for the program Carol Reppucci and Engineer Chuck Cunningham, designer of the entry monitor system (EMS) both worked on the Apollo Space Program during the Sixties. Their stories and insights will bring to life the space achievements of that era. July 20 marks the 50th anniversary of the moon landing of Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, a first for mankind. Sponsored by the Museum of the San Ramon Valley in collaboration with the Danville Library.
Time: 2pm

Sun., July 21
Senior Variety Show
@The Village Theatre and Art Gallery
Performers over 55 years showcase their singing, dancing, acting, stand-up comedy and more! Come support these seasoned performers, it’s sure to be a great time.
Cost: $5
Time: 1:30-3pm

Sun., July 21
Hot Summer Sundays Car Show
@Downtown Danville
Danville’s Hot Summer Sundays Car Show combines classic cars and camaraderie to create an evening of summer celebration. Downtown streets are lined with muscle cars, hot rods, and vintage rides while live bands play ’50s and ’60s music to people dancing in the streets. You can also browse the myriad of food, drink, and souvenir booths throughout the venue, or stop off in one of the downtown shops or restaurants.
Time: 11-4pm

Fri., July 26 – Sun., July 28
Library Book Sale
@Danville Library Town Green
Members preview begins at 9am (Friday) and sale opens to the public at 10am. Welcome to one of the best organized and friendliest book sales in the area. Staff members are available to assist you with your selections. Stop by for great titles and some of the best bargains in town! Times change each day. $5 bag sale on Sunday.
For more information go to www.ccclib.org
Time: 10am-5pm

Wed., July 31
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
@Village Theatre and Art Gallery
Join us in celebrating Harry Potter’s Birthday with the movie where the magic began. To buy tickets go to www.villagetheatreshows.com
Cost: $5
Time: 4pm


Tues., Aug. 6
Storytime and dance party with local author of Everybody Can Dance!
@ Danville Library
Local author Kara Navolio will read her debut picture book Everybody Can Dance! followed by a dance party and book signing. The rhyming book, for children ages 3-6, shows children of all cultures experiencing the joy of dance together. Children with disabilities tap a beat alongside others swinging to ballroom or bouncing to Bollywood. Put on your boogie shoes and join the author while she shares her story with the community.
Cost: Free
Time: 11:15am – 12:00pm

Tues., Sept. 24
Danville Living Magazine Party
@ Albatross Restaurant
Join us for a Customer Appreciation party! This is an open invitation to all; a chance to meet residents and thank the sponsors, all of whom make our magazine possible. We’ll be enjoying the fantastic food and drinks at Albatross, located at 312 Railroad Avenue.
Cost: Free
Time: 5:30 – 7:30pm