April 15 East County Events

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Here is a look at East Contra Costa events for April 15.


8:00 am: Brentwood Farmers Market

The 2017 season will run every Saturday through November 18  located at First Street between Oak and Chestnut.


9:00 am: 2nd Antioch Rotary Club Bunny Hop 5K

Join the Antioch Rotary Club as they host their 2nd Annual Bunny Hop beginning at 9:00 am. Saturday registration is available.  Take the ¾ mile walk from the Antioch Marina to the Dow Wetlands to start the 5k race. (Note – give yourself 20 minutes to get to the start line after parking)

When you finish your race return to the Marina to receive your ribbon and enjoy the activities.  There will be medals for top 3 participants in each age group.  Plaques for the top  overall male and female runners. There will also be a short bunny hop dash for kids 6 and under.   Antioch Rotary Club has a lot of service projects for our local community.

If any remaining spaces you can registrar on race day $35 at 7:00 a.m. Registration on race day will close at 8:15a.m

For more information or registration, click here.
https://runsignup.com/Race/CA/Antioch/AntiochBunnyHop5K


9:00am: Oakley Easter Egg & Pancake Breakfast

Join the Friends of Oakley and Police Department for their 1st annual Easter Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast from 9:00 am to 11:30 am at the Freedom High School Basin (1050 Neroly Road).

This event is open to Oakley residents (ID may be required) and for children 4 and under as well as age groups 5 to 7 and 8-10 years old.

Breakfast from 9:00 am to 10:30 and Easter egg hunt at 10:30 am.


10:00 am: Antioch Animal Services presents Spring-A-Pet EggStravaganza

Join Antioch Animal Services for a spring kick-off event with free pet adoptions. They also have an amnesty program available for overdue/delinquent dog licenses. Mobile adoptions also available from 10:00 am -2:00 pm (small dogs only), dog parade and photos available with the Easter Bunny. There will also be an Easter Egg Hunt at 3:30 so be sure to bring a basket.

Antioch Animal Services is located at 300 L Street. The event will be held until 5:00 pm.


10:00 am: Science Week, Live Bird Show

Lindsey Wildlife Experience’s Jessica Groetech, talks about their resident retailed-hawk, Red, and other birds of prey around the Delta at the 2016 Oakley Science Week Celebration of Science at Ironhouse Sanitary District. Photo by Roni Gehlke

To cap off Oakley’s weeklong celebration of science, Ironhouse Sanitary District and Delta Science Center will be giving people a chance to see these birds up close and personal with a live bird show on April 15 via the Lindsay Wildlife Experience of Walnut Creek. Lindsay’s team of experienced wildlife professionals will be on hand talk about the birds, their life in the wild and important things that kids want to know, like how big a hawk’s talons really are and are owls really that wise. Crafting activities will also be available for the children to work on while waiting for the bird show and tours.

The event will be held at the Ironhouse Sanitary District main offices, 450 Walnut Meadows Drive in Oakley. Those coming in off Oakley’s Main Street will want to turn onto Districts Way, across from Rose Avenue, follow the road under the train tracks and to the stop sign, where they will make a left. The event will take place from 10 am to 1 pm.


11:00 am: Delta Discoveries at Big Break Regional Shoreline

Discover the wonders of the Delta through hands on arts and crafts activities! Each week we will explore different wetland wonders. No registration required; Drop-in program.
Located at Big Break Visitor Center at the Delta at 81 Big Break Road, Oakley, CA.


For future events, email burk@eastcountytoday.net

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