Feb 4-5: East Contra Costa County Events

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Here are a look at a few events going on in East Contra Costa County over Super Bowl Weekend:


9:00 am – Antioch Police Neighborhood Cleanup
The Antioch Police Department will host its 78th installment of the Neighborhood Cleanup Program. Cleanup event will occur on Saturday, February 4th 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. We will be cleaning the neighborhoods adjacent to Knoll Park and surrounding streets. Volunteers will meet on Valley Way and park along the curb next to Knoll Park

Volunteers will receive instructions and the equipment necessary to accomplish the goal. The targeted area is within walking distance. Excluding inclement weather, future Neighborhood Cleanup events are scheduled for the first Saturday of every month and the locations will be announced in advance.

This is a collaborative community effort which involves active participation from The Antioch Police Department Crime Prevention Commission; Neighborhood Watch Program; Volunteers in Police Service; community volunteers and the Public Works Department.


2:00 pm – Antioch Black History Month Exhibit Reception
The annual Black History Month Exhibit will once again be held at the Nick Rodriquez Community Center, in downtown Antioch beginning February 4 from 2-4 pm.

This exhibit provides a timeline of historical events featuring art, artifacts, literature, and creative arts that reflect the African American Experience in America. Attendees will also have an opportunity to taste traditional beverages and deserts.

Exhibit dates:

  • February 4th -18th, Reception, February 4th, 2-4 PM
  • February 8th – 18th
    • Wednesday – Saturday, 12 PM – 5 PM
    • Sundays – 2 PM – 4:30 PM

Nick Rodriquez Community Center,
213 F Street, Downtown Antioch


2:00 pm – El Campanil hosts Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra

Adults: $15
Seniors (62 & Over): $12
Students: $7

Formed in the late 1970s, the Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra has established a presence throughout the county.  The orchestra is comprised of forty-five musicians ranging in age from 15 to 94 who are music teachers, accountants, students, electricians, mechanics, homemakers, lawyers, retirees, dentists, engineers and computer specialists. Primarily Contra Costa residents, their only remuneration is the stimulation and satisfaction of rehearsing and performing together.  In addition to the five-concert season at the Lesher Center, the orchestra also nurtures its dedication to the community by providing affordable performances to the residents of East Contra Costa County at El Campanil Theatre.

The Song portions of our program feature well-known Bay Area Lyric Colatura Soprano, Elizabeth Hunter Ashley (who sings the soprano solos with CCCO in our annual Sing-A-Long Messiah performance). She will sing four iconic and virtuosic arias from operas by Puccini, Verdi, Johann Straus, Jr. and Bernstein. The Dance portion of the program features a wide variety of dance styles, including the Waltz form Khachaturian’s Masquerade Suite, and Arturo Marquez Danzon No. 2, made popular by Gustav Dudamel and the Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra.

http://www.elcampaniltheatre.com/song-and-dance.html


8:00 pm Crown & Crow American Bar Anniversary Celebration

Come see Torree McGee perform at 8:00 pm at Crown & Crow American Bar located at 613 1st Street #107 in Brentwood.

For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1434558773223489/


Super Bowl Sunday

Brentwood PAL Set for Super Bowl BBQ King Cookoff and Fundraiser
On Super Bowl Sunday, the Brentwood Police Activities League will host its 16th Annual BBQ King Cook-off and Fundraiser at Harvest Park Bowling Center.

The event will be held between 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm with servings straight from the chefs which include tri tip, ribs, chicken chili and dessert.

Eric Volta judging chili in 2016

Specials Include:

  • $5 Bloody Mary’s
  • $3 Aluminum Bottles
  • Bowling Special – $2 per game and free shoe rental
  • Games & 50/50 raffles

Tickets are $25 per person, $15 for kids 12 & under while a family pass 2 adults/3 kids is $60. All proceeds go to Brentwood Police Activities League and the East Contra Costa County Historical Society.

Tickets Available at:

Harvest Park Bowling Center – (925) 516-1221
Brentwood Press – (925) 634-1441
Brentwood Fine Meats – (925) 513-0595

If you go:
Harvest Park Bowling Center
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
5000 Balfour Rd, Brentwood


3:30 pm – Super Bowl
Atlanta Falcons vs. New England Patriots

To add your event to our calendar, please email burk@eastcountytoday.net

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