Lafayette

Events

Lafayette Reservoir Run on Oct 22nd


Lafayette Reservoir Run:

Downtown Lafayette
Mt. Diablo Blvd. at Oak Hill Rd, Lafayette
Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
8:00am

The Chamber of Commerce and the City of Lafayette are co-sponsors of the Lafayette Res Run for Education which is traditionally held on a Sunday in October. Beneficiaries of the event are the local schools and the services and programs of the Chamber. The Run is the city’s most popular “family affair”, involving kids, parents, grandparents, and hundreds of serious runners from throughout the Bay Area. Participants compete in a 10k or 5k Certified Runs and a 2 mile run/walk for fun through downtown Lafayette, around the reservoir (10k only) and back. Sprinters, walkers, the “stroller brigade” and many of Lafayette’s top four legged residents share the streets on that festive Sunday morning.

  • 5k Certified Race – flat, “chip” timed course, runners only (NO Dogs or Baby Strollers).
  • 10k Certified Race – hilly, “chip” timed course around the reservoir, Dogs on Leash & Baby Strollers OK.
  • 2 Miles Run/Walk for Fun – No Timing – Fun Run ONLY, Dogs on Leash & Baby Strollers OK
Events

Edifice: Uncovered – Dance Performance Oct 20th at Coffee Shop in Lafayette


Edifice: Uncovered – Dance Performance:

Coffee Shop
50 Lafayette Cir, Lafayette
Friday, October 20th, 2017
4:30 & 6:30pm | Free

Edifice: Uncovered reflects the collaboration between Lissa Resnick’s Los Angeles-founded and now San Francisco Bay Area-based No Strings Attached Dance Company and artist Marcia Barrow Taylor. Their work delves into “What’s Inside?”
“Although I have been creating and exhibiting work for more than ten years, my recent endeavor with Art Moves Project has led me into unfamiliar and exciting territory” said Marcia Barrow Taylor. “Edifice: Uncovered is my first site-specific installation and has afforded me an opportunity to add a performance aspect to my art.”

Crime

Stabbing at Lafayette BART Station – Search for Suspect continues in Lafayette

From the Lafayette PD:

BART PD and local law enforcement officers are currently searching for a suspect in a stabbing at the Lafayette BART Station. The suspect is a white, male, in his 20s with blonde hair wearing a green jacket. The suspect exited the BART Station and is believed to be on foot in the neighborhood of the station.

This incident began at 1000 this morning

If you see the suspect, please contact our dispatch center at 911. Expect to see officers and canines in the area as they search for the suspect.

Please stay away from this area if possible.

Events

Paul Madonna – Close Enough for the Angels at Lafayette Library on Oct 20th

Paul Madonna – Close Enough for the Angels:

Lafayette Library and Learning Center
3491 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette
Friday, October 20th, 2017
1:00 – 2:00pm | Free ($5 recommended)

Join Paul Madonna as he discusses Close Enough For The Angels, and the writing maxim ‘show don’t tell,’ and the process of turning experience into art.

Paul Madonna, award-winning artist and writer, combines his signature blend of drawing and storytelling to deliver a beautiful and entertaining novel filled with suspense, surprise, and humor. With over one hundred lush and haunting drawings, this full-length, character-driven story is a fresh and innovative reinvention of the illustrated novel.
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Events

Daniel Levitin and Tom Brosseau Playing at Mighty Fine Guitars in Lafayette Sept 29th


Daniel Levitin and Tom Brosseau Playing:

Mighty Fine Guitars
85 Lafayette Cir, Lafayette
Friday, September 29th, 2017
8:00 PM | $25 suggested

Daniel Levitin is a musician, producer, preeminent brain scientist, race car driver and astronaut. Umm … mostly. But certainly the first three. He is the best-selling author of ThIs Is Your Brain on Music, Weaponized Lies and The World in Six Songs. He’s been touring the country with a fine and fascinating singer/songwriter called Tom Brosseau, and this evening of conversation and music promises to be a unique treat. It’s unlikely that this show will be webcast, so come on down in person, eh?

The Suggested Donation for this one is $25, and the favor of an RSVP is requested, via email only, please, to stevie@mightyfineguitars.com.