Oct. 8-13: East Contra Costa County Events Preview

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East Contra Costa County has many events this week to chose from beginning today with multiple city council meetings while this weekend will feature the Brentwood Police Department hosting their Tip-A-Cop event at Red Robin. The week concludes with an event in Discovery Bay which should draw a nice crowd for their annual Rocktoberfest Car & Motorcycle Show which will also feature the highly anticipated cupcake wars event.

Here is a look at this weeks events.

October 8th

antioch chamber

  • Antioch Coffee with the Chamber, 8:30am – 10:00am, 101 H Street, Unit 4, Antioch
    Topic is 10 Things Real Estate Agents need to know in 2013/2014
  • Drop & Shop Tumble Time at Streets of Brentwood, 10:00am – 11:00am, $10.00 per child. More information at www.tumbletimefun.com
  • Assemblyman Jim Frazier Office Hours: Antioch, CA
    3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at his District Office in Antioch at 4703 Lone Tree Way. Constituents are encouraged to make an appointment and meet with Assemblymember Frazier to discuss any thoughts, concerns, or issues regarding a state agency. To make an appointment, please visit Jim’s website or call 925-778-5790.
  • Oakley City Council Meeting, 6:30 pm
  • Antioch City Council Meeting, 7:00pm
  • Brentwood City Council Meeting, 7:00 pm

October 9

One-Day Event in Antioch Offers Health Services, Food and Shelter to the Homeless
DETAILS: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9  at the Contra Costa County Fairgrounds, 1201 West 10th Street, Antioch
Project Homeless Connect is a one-day event to help homeless residents of Contra Costa County become self-sufficient. The annual event usually draws 1,000 or more people who need food, medical and dental care, haircuts, pet care, shelter, state identification cards and many other services.  All of those services are available in one place at Project Homeless Connect, which also features Clean Slate, a program that offers advice and assistance with criminal records that can present barriers to employment and housing. Community Homeless Court, a program that helps homeless people resolve outstanding minor offenses that often arise from being homeless, will also be in session Oct. 9 at the Contra Costa County Fairgrounds.
October 10th

Oakley Chamber mixer

Oakley Chamber Mixer, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Hosted by Iron House Sanitary District, 450 Walnut Meadows Drive, Oakley
Free Event. A great event to network and to help grow your business.

October 11th

Antioch Sports Legends Alumni Golf Tournament, 12:00pm check in, 1:00pm, Dinner party 6:00
Lone Tree Gold and Event Center, 4800 Golf Course Road, Antioch
For more information:
www.Antiochsportslegends.com

October 12

Brentwood Tip a Cop

Join the Brentwood Police Department when they come together with Special Olympics for a day of food, fun and awareness. Special Olympics Northern California is hosting 27 Red Robin Tip-a-Cops on October 12, 2013. Brentwood Police Officers will volunteer as celebrity waiters, delivering food and drinks with their “tips” donated to Special Olympics.

Rocktobertfest

Rocktoberfest Car & Motorcycle Show, 2013, 2:00pm – 6:30pm, Discovery Bay Shopping Center, Riverlake Road and Discovery Bay Blvd.  $10.00 Entry,  The event features Kids Alley, Car & Motorcycle Show, Mechanical Riding Bull, Beer & Wine Garden, Cupcake Wars! and food will be available for purchase. No outside food, coolers or alcohol are allowed. Concessionaires are invited to reserve a 10×10 space by visiting the Discovery Bay Chamber of Commerce website.

Other events on Saturday include:

  • Brentwood Farmers Market, 8:00am – 12:00 pm, First Street, Brentwood
  • Undead Bettys Roller Derby, 6:00pm, Antioch Indoor Sports Center, 1210 Sunset Drive, Antioch More information www.brownpapertickets.com/event
  • See flyer below: Author Reading at Patelco in Antioch on Lone Tree Way

twins first holloween

October 12 (A little outside East County)

Home Front: WWII Festival By the Bay, Craneway Pavillion, 1414 Harbour Way, South Richmond, FREE Entertainment includes: WWII Kids Exhibit – Kids in WWII: Imagination & Reality – vintage children’s toys, uniforms, games, model airplanes, clothes, magazines, books, and films from the 1940s. San Francisco Free Duck Tours Take a free one hour tour of Marina Bay on this historic amphibious vehicle, from the WWII era, conducted by the San Francisco Duck Tours. This National Park Service guided tour will take you along the shoreline, both by land and sea, to explore Richmond’s interesting past relating to the Home Front effort during World War II. Tours leave every hour between 11am and 3pm. Reserve your seat and time slot ahead of time at http://richmond.chamberofcommerce.me/members/evr/reg_event.php?orgcode=RICH&evid=16237615Other entertainment includes a Kiwanis Classic Car Show and rides on historical 1940′s buses to the SS Red Oak Victory Ship. Tour the ship and learn about its history during the WWII era. There will also be live music and entertainment.

35th Anniversary Celebration and Fireworks, Pier 39, Join Pier 39 to celebrate their 35th anniversary with music, fun and fireworks every Saturday night in October 2013.They have a few special surprises including live music by DJ LP from 99.7 and free neon face painting staring at 6 pm, plus fireworks show starting at 8:30 pm.

 

amy schrader

By Amy Schrader
Arts & Entertainment Editor
Email: [email protected]

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