Lamorinda ShortDocs Film Fest Call for Submissions through April 19th

Lamorinda ShortDocs Film Fest Call for Submissions:

The Lamorinda Arts Council (LAC) is excited to announce our 2nd Annual Lamorinda ShortDocs Film Fest at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center on May 7th at 3pm. This documentary film festival provides local filmmakers of all ages an opportunity to create new work as well as showcase it at a community screening. Entries for the Lamorinda ShortDocs Film Fest will be accepted from now until April 19th. The competition is open to anyone five years of age or older who is living, working or attending school in Orinda, Lafayette or Moraga.
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Material Girls Opening Reception at Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek March 23rd

Material Girls Opening Reception:

Bedford Gallery
1601 Civic Drive
Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
6:00 – 8:00pm | $5

Join us for our opening reception and meet Sabina Ott and Lynn Aldrich, who will be in town from Chicago and Los Angeles. This is a rare opportunity to meet out-of-town artists at their site-specific installation. Complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres hosted by our Bedford Gallery Guild and supported by JP Morgan Chase.


Impulse Room Jazz Club Closer to Opening in Downtown Walnut Creek

1501 N. Broadway, Walnut Creek

I noticed new signage up at the upcoming jazz club and lounge Impulse Room that we learned would be coming to downtown Walnut Creek. According to their Facebook page “it looks like 2 1/2 weeks of construction and however long it will take to get final inspections.” Find out more about the club and wine/beer bar at their website here. On there it notes an April opening. Stay tuned…


The Egg and I: Backyard Chickens for Everyone in Walnut Creek on March 25th

The Egg and I: Backyard Chickens for Everyone:

Walnut Creek
Saturday, March 25th, 2017
10:00am – 12:00pm | $20

Backyard chickens are easier than ever! You can enjoy fresh eggs and the many benefits for your garden of these peaceful and low maintenance animals. The class will cover starting chicks, coop designs, food, bedding, health, egg birds vs. eggs & meat, and ALL your questions! Coop designs and resource list will be provided.

Location details will be sent upon registration.


Burger Lounge Opening End of March in Orchards Shopping Center in Walnut Creek

Orchards Shopping Center, Walnut Creek

Last summer we learned that Southern California-based Burger Lounge would be coming to the Orchards shopping center in Walnut Creek and they will be opening the last week of March. Check out their menu here. Grass-fed beef hamburger for $7.99. That seems reasonable, I look forward to trying this place out.