East County Events: June 8 and Beyond


It’s graduation weekend as graduates and their family celebrate their accomplishments over the weekend with Sunday providing a majority of the entertainment in East County. Sunday is packed with afternoon events as the Brentwood Armory is hosting their grand reopening party and immediately following that the East Bay Regional Park District will be hosting a family friendly event at Big Break Regional Shoreline beginning at 4:00 pm.

Here is this weekends events and beyond.


The graduation ceremonies at both Freedom High School and Heritage High School scheduled for Saturday June 7 have been moved up 30-minutes according to the Liberty Union High School District website.

The ceremonies were originally scheduled for 9:30 am, however, with high temperatures expected for Saturday, the District wanted to move the times up as a precaution to 9:00 am. For more information, visit the District website.


Fitness Boot CampOneRevolution

Brownstone Gardens Bridal Boot Camp
Open to the public, this free event begins workouts on Saturdays from 8:00 to 9:00 am throughout the summer and into the fall. The series will be led by Mary and Brandon Collins, independent Beachbody Coaches. Participants need to bring a Yoga mat, towel, and water bottle.  Brownstone Gardens is located at 91 Brownstone Road in Oakley.

For more information, visit OneREVolution Fitness at their website, or “Like” them on Facebook.



Antioch Police Department 52nd Neighborhood Cleanup
9:00 am at Carmon Dragon Elementary, 4721 Vista Grande
The Antioch Police Department is excited to announce the 52nd installment of the Neighborhood Cleanup Program. The 51st Neighborhood Cleanup event will occur on Saturday, June 7th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Vista Grande neighborhoods. Volunteers should report to the parking lot of Carmen Dragon Elementary, 4721 Vista Grande. Volunteers will receive instructions and the equipment necessary to accomplish the goal. The targeted area is within walking distance.

Brentwood Farmers Market

Brentwood Farmers Market
The farmers market will run on Saturdays between March 15 through November 22 between 8:00 am and 12:00 pm located at First Street between Oak and Chestnut.

Brentwood Armory newKAT Country Concert

Sunday June 8: The Brentwood Armory will be hosting a Re-Grand Opening Party from 11:00 to 2:00 pm to showcase their newly remodeled store. KAT Country will be on hand helping celebrate by giving away 2-tickets every 10-minutes for 2-hours between 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm for their Listener Appreciation Concert for June 21. The event will feature jumpers for kids, food, and plenty of raffle prizes.

To win tickets for the concert on June 21, all you have to do is show up and help celebrate

Event Details
June 8 from 11-2pm
Brentwood Armory
305 Town Centre Terrace, Brentwood
For more information, visit www.katm.com

In the meantime, check out this wonderful selection of goods from the Brentwood Armory or “Like” them on Facebook. The store was recently overhauled and they added lots of space for more goodies to purchase.


Big Break Sunday
Sunday June 8: East Bay Regional Park Delta Living & Campfire
This free family event begins at 4:00 pm and goes until 8:00 pm which includes activities, games, and a nature walk at the Big Break Regional Shoreline in Oakley located at 69 Big Break Road. The event also has a campfire which begins at 6:30 pm.


Sunday June 8: Vitus (Switzerland
International Film Showcase @ El Campanil Theatre
Sunday June 8, 2014     2:00 pm  (1 Showing New Time)
The film tells the story of a highly-gifted boy whose parents have demanding and ambitious plans for him – they want him to become a pianist. However, one day the boy, Vitus, is no longer willing to comply with his parents’ plans and ambitions because he wants to follow his own star.
More Information/Buy Tickets

Rainbow Community Center

June 8th: Pride on the Plaza
1pm-5pm located Todos Santos Plaza in Concord, CA
Sponsored by Rainbow Community Center and this is a free family event

Brentwood Chamber of Commerce: Poker Tournament
On June 27, the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Texas Hold-em Poker Tournament to help raise funds for then annual holiday parade. The event is located at the Senior Center at 130 Griffith Lane in Brentwood and the event begins with a Dinner Buffett at 6:30 to 7:30 with the poker tournament to begin at 7:30. The buy in is $65.

If you go:
Cash Bar, Wine, Beer, Soda and Water. Raffle Prizes
No tickets will be sold at door,
Prizes will be awarded to  First, Second and Third place.
Register online


June 28: Brentwood PAL Fundaiser hosted by Chamon Kabob Restaurant
Chamon Kabob Restaurant will be hosting their Two Year Anniversary on Saturday June 28th from 2-5pm. They wanted to celebrate by giving back to the community by hosting a family friendly fun which includes face painting, balloon making, a police car and the highlight will be an eating contest. You are encouraged to attend and help support Brentwood PAL who will be accepting donations to help raise funds for the Brentwood Police Activities league.

If you are interested in participating in the Eating Contest, email Naz at [email protected]. The cost is $25 and the winner will receive a gift card.

Chamon Kabob is located at 5611 Lone Tree Way in Brentwood and can be visited on the web or “like” them on Facebook


Streets of Brentwood Parade

Streets of Brentwood 4th of July Parade
The Streets of Brentwood will be hosting a 4th of July Kids Parade on July 4 beginning at 8:00 am and will end around 11:00 am. The event will feature:

  • Parade of beautifully decorated strollers and wagons
  • Contest in multiple categories for the decorated strollers and wagons
  • Face Painting
  • Balloon Twisting
  • Raffle
  • …and much more!

Note: if you wish to participate in the parade, you must RSVP. All information regarding the parade can be found on the Streets of Brentwood Website

Alex Ramon

July 13: #New Magic Staring Alex Ramon

A magic show with a new style and a new flair, is in Antioch for one show only! Alex Ramon #NewMagic will introduce the world of magic, all of its most incredible marvels and some of its newest miracles, to the latest generation of audiences. Friendly enough for kids but edgy enough for the adults. Don’t miss the rare opportunity to see this illusion show in Antioch. Alex Ramon has mesmerized millions around the world with his magic. He toured the globe as the Ringmaster for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, the star of Disney LIVE Mickey’s Magic Show, and has made Whoopi Goldberg levitate! His show was named the #1 attraction in Lake Tahoe for over 2 years, come and see why! www.alexramonmagic.com.

For tickets, visit http://www.elcampaniltheatre.com/new-magic.html


Future Events

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