Lafayette

Douglah Designs Showroom Opening Nov. 1st in Downtown Lafayette

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3535 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette

The second Douglah Designs showroom will be opening this Saturday, November 1st in La Fiesta Square in downtown Lafayette. As noted previously, This location will feature lighting and plumbing fixtures, sinks, tile and more in addition to their other showroom down the street at 3586 Mt Diablo Blvd. Check out inside preview photos on their Facebook page here.

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Zoo Station U2 tribute Band Playing at Town Hall Theatre in Lafayette on Nov. 1st

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Zoo Station U2 tribute Band:

Town Hall Theatre Company
3535 School St, Lafayette
Saturday, November 1st, 2014
8:00pm | $25

Zoo Station is the Bay Area’s ultimate U2 Tribute band, playing hits from the past 30 years! Come and experience the intimacy of Town Hall Theatre and come ready to dance the night away!  Get your tickets now, this one, like our past 5 shows, WILL sell out.

18/8 Fine Men’s Salon Opens in Downtown Lafayette

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15 Fiesta Ln, Lafayette

The men’s salon 18/8 that we learned would be opening in downtown Lafayette back in June opened this week. Located near the Cooperage, both the outside and inside look great as you can see. Check out the services they offer here. There is a 2 for 1 special deal for new customers for executive style haircuts. Check out photos of the inside below.

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Armed Robbery in Downtown Lafayette Near Chevalier Restaurant

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From the Lafayette PD:

Lafayette Officers are currently responding for an armed robbery that occurred in the 900 block of Moraga Road. The suspect fled the scene in a Dark Blue Late Model Chevy or Ford SUV with no license plates. The vehicle was last seen EB on Moraga Boulevard from Moraga Road. The suspect is described as a Hispanic Male, 30 yrs, medium build, wearing a black shirt and khaki pants. Residents who have information about this incident are asked to contact Lafayette PD, 925-284-5010.

All-You-Can-Eat Scoops for $5 at Smitten Lafayette on Wed. Oct. 22nd, 2 – 5pm

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3545 Mt. Diablo Blvd, Lafayette

All-You-Can-Eat Scoops for LPIE at Smitten Lafayette:

Help Smitten Ice Cream be a great neighbor and come enjoy all the scoops your stomach can handle! (Just make sure to bring your elastic-waist pants…)

On Wednesday, October 22nd from 2-5pm, the Brrristas at Smitten Ice Cream – Lafayette will be serving up scoops to support Lafayette Partners in Education (LPIE). LPIE is a community-based education foundation run by parent volunteers working to enhance and expand the educational opportunities for students in Lafayette’s six public schools.

Tickets* = $5 for unlimited scoops of all flavors. Alll profits go directly to LPIE.

*One per ice cream eater, big or small. Valid 10/22/2014 at Lafayette shop ONLY.

Learning Express Toys Opening Nov. 21st in Downtown Lafayette

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3568 Mt. Diablo Blvd, Lafayette

After a few years without a toy store, a new toy store called Learning Express Toys is opening in downtown Lafayette on November 21st where Traction Cycling used to be on Mt. Diablo Blvd. Learning Express Toys has locations nationwide with the nearest location in San Ramon.

From their website:

Learning Express is the nation’s leading franchisor of educational toy stores. To date, there are more than 130 locations across the country, each one locally owned and operated. These local stores are dedicated to providing quality toys, expert staff, exceptional customer service, and community support through fundraising—the keystones of the Learning Express brand.

The Heyday of Malcolm Margolin at the Lafayette Library this Thurs.

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The Heyday of Malcolm Margolin:

Lafayette Library and Learning Center
3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd, Lafayette
Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
6:30pm – 8:00pm | $10

LLLCF’s Distinguished Speaker Series welcomes Malcolm Margolin in Conversation with Kim Bancroft

In an age of big box stores and media conglomerates, how can an independent publishing house survive and even thrive? In “The Heyday of Malcolm Margolin: The Damn Good Times of a Fiercely Independent Publisher,” biographer Kim Bancroft explores the world of Margolin and Heyday Books – a nonprofit press devoted to California’s cultural and natural history. Heyday promotes widespread awareness and celebration of California’s many cultures, landscapes, and boundary-breaking ideas. Through its well-crafted books, public events, and innovative outreach programs, Heyday has built and continues to grow and sustain a vibrant community of readers, writers, and thinkers.
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