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The Mission: Celebrate San Francisco’s Mission Culture Through Murals:
Walnut Creek Library
1644 N. Broadway, Walnut Creek
Monday, August 7th, 2017
6:00 – 7:30pm | Free
If you have ever walked through San Francisco’s historic Mission District, you’ve surely seen the colorful murals that pepper the streets of this dynamic, culturally rich neighborhood. But have you ever wondered what the story is behind each image?
Join photographer Dick Evans for this slide show presentation and lecture on the history and influence of Mexican and Central American culture in the Mission District. Learn more about some of the Mission’s most significant murals and the fascinating story behind them.
Whose Life is it Anyway? An Improvised Comedy:
Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Dr, Walnut Creek
Thursday, July 20th – Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
8:15pm | $20
From the folks who brought you Spontaneous Sitcom and The Improvised Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, comes Synergy Theater’s brand new adventure, Whose Life is it Anyway? An Improvised Comedy. You decide who plays the main character and where and when we will see them next. Her 50th birthday, her first crush, that time she got arrested…whatever you say! With that, we weave a spontaneous tapestry full of the joys and sorrows of the human condition. It’s an improvised romp through the life and times of the greatest hero ever born, a regular person just like you.
Running Time: approx. 2 hour 15 minutes, with one intermission
Movies and Music Under the Stars – The Secret Life of Pets:
1375 Civic Dr, Walnut Creek
Friday, July 14th, 2017
7:00pm (movie begins at dusk) | Free
Bring your family and enjoy these special outdoor moving screenings! Bring a picnic or enjoy dinner at one of the many local restaurants prior to the movie. Civic Park movies include live music before the movie. Please do not bring pets.
S’mores & Pizza at Sundown:
Heather Farm Park
301 N. San Carlos Dr, Walnut Creek
Thursday, July 27th, 2017
6:00 – 8:00pm | $5 – $10
After hosting hundreds of enthusiastic parents, grandparents and kids last summer, the popular “S’mores at Sundown” event returns to The Gardens on Thursday, July 27th from 6-8pm for its third year with another magical evening of homemade s’mores, live music, crafts, games and stories. And now, hungry families can enjoy slices of pizza before roasting their s’mores!
Kids will love wandering garden paths, making nature crafts, and dancing on the lawn to popular, family-friendly tunes by local singer/songwriter, Rebecca Jensen. Bring a blanket or portable chairs to picnic while enjoying your treats.
Admission fee paid at the door includes food and activities:
$5.00 per person for S’mores Pack (comes with one s’mores-making kit)
$10.00 per person for S’mores & Pizza Pack (comes with one s’mores-making kit, two slices of pizza, and a bottle of water)
Kids under age two are free (event admission only, no food packs)
Cash and credit card accepted
Summer Beer and Burger Pairings with Farm Creek:
1699 N. California Blvd, Walnut Creek
Thursday, July 13th, 2017
4:00 – 7:00pm
Walnut Creek local craft brewers, Farm Creek Brewing Company, is bringing out their latest limited edition summer brew innovations and will be on site to answer any questions you may have. Every Farm Creek summer selection has a perfect burger from The Counter to pair with it!
And even better yet, Happy Hour is extended to 7p! We’ll have $5 bites to nosh on with your brew!
All Farm Creek Brewery pints will be only $4 during the event!