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March 2008

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Colors:  Livermore - Pleasanton - Dublin - Bankhead Theater - Other or multiple

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 

2008

Key:
Sun: rise -- set
Moon: rise -- set

See Notes on Sun / Moon

March Averages

Ave Hi: 64.9º
Ave Lo: 41.0º
Ave Rain: 2.09"
Weather Page

Continuous Events
Lvr History Center
Pls Museum

Dates to be determined: 

 

1
Sun:
06:38 -- 18:01
Moon:
02:49 -- 11:53

Pls Farmers Market

LLNL Science on Saturday

Pleas Playhouse Studio
  Urinetown

 

2
Sun:
06:36 -- 18:02
Moon:
03:37 -- 12:52

Lvr Farmers Market

Niles Canyon Railroad

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

Pleas Playhouse Studio
  Urinetown

Livermore Library -
  Natural History of
  Seirra Nevada

 

3
Sun:
06:35 -- 18:03
Moon:
04:20 -- 13:56
 

4
Sun:
06:34 -- 18:04
Moon:
04:56 -- 15:03
 

5
Sun:
06:32 -- 18:05
Moon:
05:28 -- 16:12
 

6
Sun:
06:31 -- 18:06
Moon:
05:57 -- 17:20
 

7  New Moon
Sun:
06:29 -- 18:07
Moon:
06:23 -- 18:30

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Pleas Playhouse Studio
  Urinetown

 

8
Sun:
06:28 -- 18:08
Moon:
06:49 -- 19:41

Pls Farmers Market

Valley Concert Choral
   Carmina Burana

Pleas Playhouse Studio
  Urinetown

Computer Training -
   Mouse & Keyboard

How to Take Care of your Pet
 

9  Daylight Saving Time Begins
Sun:
07:26 -- 19:09
Moon:
08:17 -- 21:53

Lvr Farmers Market

Ravenswood Tours

Pleas Playhouse Studio
  Urinetown

 

10
Sun:
07:25 -- 19:10
Moon:
08:47 -- 23:08
 

11
Sun:
07:23 -- 19:11
Moon:
09:22 -- xx:xx
 

12
Sun:
07:22 -- 19:12
Moon:
10:04 -- 00:24
 

13
Sun:
07:20 -- 19:13
Moon:
10:56 -- 01:37

Egypt - Livermore Library


 

14  Moon 1st Qtr
Sun:
07:19 -- 19:14
Moon:
11:56 -- 02:45

Carmen -
   Livermore Valley Opera


 

15
Sun:
07:17 -- 19:15
Moon:
13:03 -- 03:43

Pls Farmers Market

Carmen -
   Livermore Valley Opera

St Patrick's Day Fest

Computer Training -
   Searching the Internet

 

16  Palm Sunday
Sun:
07:16 -- 20:16
Moon:
14:13 -- 04:30

Lvr Farmers Market

Niles Canyon Railroad

Carmen -
   Livermore Valley Opera

St Patrick's Day Fest

Livermore Library -
  5th Harmony Vocal


 

17  St. Patrick's Day
Sun:
07:14 -- 20:17
Moon:
15:23 -- 05:08
 

18
Sun:
07:13 -- 19:18
Moon:
16:31 -- 05:40
 

19  First Day of Spring
    
(Vernal Equinox)

Sun:
07:11 -- 19:19
Moon:
17:36 -- 06:07

LHG History Forum
  Gary Drummond -
  Viticulture in the Livermore
  Valley

 

20  Maundy Thursday
Sun:
07:10 -- 19:20
Moon:
18:38 -- 06:31

Wente Winemakers Dinner

ALVHS Lecture Series:
  19th Century Gold Rush Era

Lvr Library - Parents and
   Teens Behind the Wheel

 

21  Full Moon
  Good Friday
Sun:
07:08 -- 19:20
Moon:
19:40 -- 06:54

Carmen -
   Livermore Valley Opera

 

22
Sun:
07:07 -- 19:21
Moon:
20:41 -- 07:17

Pls Farmers Market

Carmen -
   Livermore Valley Opera

Computer Training -
   E-Mail Basics

 

23  Easter Sunday
Sun:
07:05 -- 19:22
Moon:
21:42 -- 07:41

Lvr Farmers Market

Ravenswood closed for Easter

Carmen -
   Livermore Valley Opera

 

24
Sun:
07:04 -- 19:23
Moon:
22:43 -- 08:08
 

25
Sun:
07:02 -- 19:24
Moon:
23:44 -- 08:38
 

26
Sun:
07:01 -- 19:25
Moon:
xx:xx -- 09:13

Livermore Library -
  Buki the Clown

Livermore Library -
  Herb Martinez:
  Pinstripe Artist


 

27
Sun:
06:59 -- 19:26
Moon:
00:43 -- 09:55

28
Sun:
06:58 -- 19:27
Moon:
01:39 -- 10:44

Proof (Shakespeare's
   Associates)

The Vagina Monogogues
 

29  Moon Last Qtr
Sun:
06:56 -- 19:28
Moon:
02:29 -- 11:39

Pls Farmers Market

The Vagina Monogogues

Livermore-Amador Symphony Concert

Proof (Shakespeare's
   Associates)

 

30
Sun:
06:55 -- 19:29
Moon:
03:14 -- 12:40

Lvr Farmers Market

Proof (Shakespeare's
   Associates)

Lvr Library
  Author Ellen Sussman

 

31
Sun:
06:53 -- 19:30
Moon:
03:52 -- 13:44
 

   

2008

   
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The information on this calendar was obtained from many sources, and many organizations.  Every attempt is made to provide accurate information.  Organizations sometimes make changes, and I am not always informed.  Please follow the "More Info" links to check for updates from the sponsoring organization.  If you find errors, please email webservant@eLivermore.com.

March 2008 Details

The details for the following reoccurring events are on a separate page, common to all calendar months.  This saves download time.  Click the item for the details.
   
Livermore History Center Highway Garage Open
Museum on Main St  
Pleasanton Farmer's Market  
Niles Canyon Railway Ravenswood Docent Tours
  Livermore Amateur Radio Klub Meeting

 

   
Pleasanton Playhouse - Urinetown
 

 

 


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Feb 15-17
Feb 22-24
Feb 29, Mar1-2
Mar 7-9

Fri-Sun

Pleasanton Playhouse - Urinetown
One of the most uproariously funny musicals in recent years, URINETOWN is a hilarious tale of greed, corruption, love, and revolution in a time when water is worth its weight in gold. In a Gotham-like city, a terrible water shortage, caused by a 20-year drought, has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. The citizens must use public amenities, regulated by a single malevolent company that profits by charging admission for one of humanity's most basic needs. Amid the people, a hero, Bobby Strong (Danny Cozart) decides he's had enough, and plans a revolution to lead them all to freedom! Inspired by the works of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, URINETOWN is an irreverently humorous satire in which no one is safe from scrutiny. Praised for reinvigorating the very notion of what a musical could be, URINETOWN catapults the "comedic romp" into the new millennium with its outrageous perspective, wickedly modern wit, and sustained ability to produce gales of unbridled laughter. Also starring Steve Yates as Caldwell B. Cladwell , Allison Ward as Little Sally and Liz Caffrey as Hope Cladwell.

The show is produced by Kathleen Breedveld and directed by Eric Neiman, with musical direction by Min Kahng, and choreography by Liz Caffrey.

Sponsor: Pleasanton Playhouse
Location:  1048 Serpentine Lane, Suite 309 Pleasanton, CA 94566 
Times:  Fridays & Saturday: 8:00pm.  Sunday Matinees: 2:00pm
Admission: Adults: $20; Seniors over 60: $18; Juniors under 18: $18.
More info: Pleasanton Playhouse
 

LLNL Science on Saturday

At the Bankhead Theater

 


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Feb 9, 16, 23
Mar 1, 8
Saturday

 

 

 

LLNL Science on Saturday
Science on Saturday (SOS) is a series of free lectures and demonstrations targeted at middle and high school students. Presentations are aligned with the California Science Standards. Topics are selected from the forefront of science and technology research in a variety of disciplines.
Sponsor: LLNL
Location:  Bankhead Theater (Livermore Performing Arts Theater)
Times:  9:30am and 11:00am
Admission: Free
More info: LLNLScience on Saturday web page

 
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

At the Bankhead Theater

 

 


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March 2
Sunday

 

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet
One of America ’s leading contemporary dance companies, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet is renowned for its daring, eclectic repertoire, from 20th-century classics to new works by today’s foremost choreographers. This sophisticated company of energetic dancers has charmed audiences with its fresh and innovative style of classical and contemporary ballet.
Sponsor: Aspen Santa Fe Ballet
Location:  Bankhead Theater (Livermore Performing Arts Theater)
Times:  2pm
Admission: $36, $31, $28.  Students (17 & under): $11
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office
More info: Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

 
Duke Ellington Orchestra

At the Bankhead Theater

 


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March 7
Friday

 

 

 

Duke Ellington Orchestra
Whether you’re “In a Sentimental Mood” or “Don’t Get Around Much Anymore,” you’ll cozy up to the signature sounds of the incomparable Duke Ellington Orchestra. Conductor and leader Paul Mercer Ellington continues the orchestra founded by his father, the quintessential American bandleader and one of the 20th century’s greatest composers.
Sponsor: Bankhead Theater (Livermore Performing Arts Theater)
Location:  Bankhead Theater (Livermore Performing Arts Theater)
Times:  8pm
Admission: $41, $36, $31, $28 based on seating section.  Students (17 & under): $11
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office
More info: Duke Ellington web site

 
Valley Concert Choral Carmina Burana

At the Bankhead Theater

 

 


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March 8
Sat

 

 

 

Valley Concert Choral - Carmina Burana
This is a reprise of Carl Orff's ever popular and appealing Carmina Burana, performed for the first time at the Bankhead Theater, which is Livermore's new performing arts center. Joining us again is the Cantabella Children's Chorus, along with other singers from around the Bay Area. In addition, the chorus is accompanied by twin pianos, percussion and professional soloists. Carmina Burana, a well-known favorite that tugs at all emotions, is an exciting opener for the Chorale during the new theater's inaugural season.
Sponsor: Valley Concert Choral
Location:  Bankhead Theater (Livermore Performing Arts Theater)
Times:  8:00pm
Admission: $25.00.  Purchase tickets through the LVPAC box office,  925-373-6800
More info: Valley Concert Chorale

 
Carmen - Livermore Valley Opera

At the Bankhead Theater

 

 


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March 14, 15, 16
Fri - Sun

March 21, 22, & 23
Fri - Sun

Carmen - Livermore Valley Opera
Opera’s bad girl - Carmen! This smoldering gypsy seduces men, but will not be possessed. Jealousy and obsession becomes a deadly game of chance. Opera-goers will enjoy the tantalizing Habanera and the stirring Toreador song.
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Opera
Location:  Bankhead Theater (Livermore Performing Arts Theater)
Times:  Fridays 8:00pm., Saturday, 3/15: 8:00pm; Saturday March 22: 2:00pm (time change);  Sunday 2:00pm 
Admission: Orchestra and Center: $56;  Wings, left and right: $46;  Back: $36;  Student, back: $31.  Season tickets also available.
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office
More info: Livermore Valley Opera
 
St. Patrick's Day Festival and Parade
 

 

 

 


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March 15 & 16
Sat-Sun

 

 

 

St. Patrick's Day Festival and Parade
Two fun-filled days of Irish Music and Dance, Food and Drink, Artists' Booths, Commercial Vendors, Non-Profit Displays, Carnival Rides, Games and more!
Location:  See above
Times:  Parade: 9:30am Saturday  Festival:  10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Admission: Free
More info: Dublin St. Pat site
Livermore Heritage Guild History Forum - Gary Drummond - "Viticulture in the Livermore Valley"
 

 

 

 


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March 19
Wednesday

 

 

 

Gary Drummond - "Viticulture in the Livermore Valley"

Sponsor:
The Livermore Heritage Guild
Location:  Livermore main library, community room.
Times:  Talk begins at 7:30pm  Doors open at 7:00
Admission: Suggested donation:  $2.00. 
More info: LHG web site
19th Century California Gold Rush Era - Museum on Main
 

 

 

 


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March 20
Thursday

 

 

 

19th Century California Gold Rush Era
Jody Hornor will give a lecture on “19th Century California Gold Rush Era” at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 20 at the Museum On Main, 603 Main Street, Pleasanton. This is part of the Ed Kinney Lecture Series. Reservations are requested. Admission is $5 for museum members and $10 for non-members. Call 925-462-2766. Memberships will be available for purchase that night. Lectures sponsors are Jan and John Batcheller.

Step back in time to the 19th century through the images from Hornor’s award-winning Golden History Books (The Golden Corridor, The Golden Quest, The Golden Highway 49). Wander from scene to scene by foot and by stage. Sail around the horn. Visit the vibrant city of San Francisco in its infancy. Pass through the Hub of Sacramento on the way to the mines. When the presentation is completed, Hornor will talk about the technical and research aspects of producing these kinds of works. Hornor’s books will be available for purchase.

Reservations are requested. Admission is $5 for museum members and $10 for non-members. Call (925) 462-2766. Memberships will be available for purchase that night
Sponsor: ALVHS (Amador-Livermore Valley Historical Society)
Location: Museum on Main, 603 Main St. Pleasanton
Times:  7:00pm
Admission: $10 donation ($5 for ALVHS members).  Reservations Recommended.
More info: at the Museum on Main  462-2766  Museum on Main Street
 

Wente Vineyards Winemaker's Dinner
 

 

 

 


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March 20
Thursday

 

 

 

Wente Vineyards Winemaker's Dinner
Enjoy fine food and wine with Karl Wente, fifth generation winegrower. Karl, in the small lot winery, creates hand-crafted special releases and takes this opportunity to pull out some special wines from the library for the evening. The gourmet four-course dinner and accompanying wine pairings present a unique and delicious chance to experience the best of Wente Vineyards.
Sponsor: Wente Vineyards
Location:  Wente Vineyards Event Center, 5050 Arroyo Road, Livermore
Times:  6:30pm – 9:00pm
Admission: $89 Club Wente Members, $109 Public, plus tax
More info: Wente Vineyards  925 456-2012.  web site

 
Proof (Shakespeare's Associates Play)
 

 

 

 


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March 28, 29, 30
April 4, 5, 6
April 11, 12, 13
 

Fri-Sun

 

 

 

Proof (Shakespeare's Associates Play)
The elements of mystery, surprise and old-fashioned storytelling combine in the critically acclaimed, exhilarating and witty drama, Proof, by David Auburn. Shakespeare’s Associates is producing the 2001 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner as part of their 2008 Season. Proof will run March 28-30, April 4-6 and 11-13; Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. at the Bothwell Arts Center in Livermore.

Proof is the story of Catherine, a troubled young woman, who has spent the previous years caring for her brilliant but unstable father, a famous mathematician. Now, following his death, she must cope with her own emotions; the arrival of her estranged sister, Claire; and the attentions of Hal, her father's former student. Over the long weekend that follows, a burgeoning romance and the discovery of a mysterious notebook force Catherine to face her most daunting uncertainty: has she inherited only her father’s genius or his madness as well?

For this production Shakespeare’s Associates welcomes guest director Virginia Reed. Reed is a graduate of the Theatre program at Northwestern University and holds a Masters in Irish Theatre from Trinity College, Dublin Ireland. She has been a theatre and literature teacher at several private and public schools, has received two Dean Goodman Choice awards for Bay Area directing projects and has worked with Actors’ Theatre of Sonoma, Aurora Theatre, Brava Theatre, Cinnabar, Magic Theater, Mark Taper Forum, McCarter Theatre, Pear Avenue Theatre; Theatre Works, and others. Leading the cast as Catherine is Artistic Associate Hannah Knapp, seen recently in Livermore as the leading lady Helena in All’s Well that Ends Well. Veteran actor William Wolak will take on the role of Robert, a character partially modeled on the famous mathematician Nash, known to the general audience from the movie A Beautiful Mind. Wolak, making his Livermore debut, just finished a season with Western Stage where he is a popular performer.

Critics have remarked that, “in a play featuring insanity there is a warm and infectious humanizing perspective that can help keep anyone’s demons at bay.” Shakespeare’s Associates hopes that this humanizing perspective will speak to its audience and that this personal four-player show will suit the intimate space at the Bothwell center to further draw the audience into the environment of this smart and compassionate play. “The intelligence of this piece will certainly speak to our audience, though it is less about mathematics and more about the fragility of life and love. Experiencing this play in the intimate setting of the Bothwell’s West End Theater will be a real treat for Livermore audiences,” stated SA Marketing Associate Gina Williams.
Sponsor: Shakespeare's Associates
Location:  Bothwell Center, Livermore
Times:  Saturdays: 8:00pm;  Sundays: 2:00pm
Admission: $25 with discounts for seniors and others.  Tickets go on sale February 1, 2008
More info: Shakespeare's Associates
 

The Vagina Monologues

At the Bankhead Theater

 


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March 28-29
Fri-Sat

 

The Vagina Monologues
Eve Ensler's Award Winning Masterpiece comes to the Bankhead Theater! Women and men alike will love this poignant and hilarious celebration of female sexuality in all its complexity and mystery. Hailed as the play for a new generation, The Vagina Monologues are witty and irreverent, compassionate and wise.
Sponsor: Livermore-Amador Symphony
Location: Bankhead Theater (Livermore Performing Arts Theater)
Time:
  8:00pm
Admission:  $40/$30/$20
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office.
More info: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center

 
Livermore-Amador Symphony Concert

At the Bankhead Theater

 

 


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March 29
Saturday
Livermore-Amador Symphony Concert
Thomas: Mignon: Overture
Ravel: Mother Goose suite
Elgar: Cello Concerto
Larry Granger, cello
Beethoven: Symphony #4
Dawn Harms, guest conductor
Sponsor: Livermore-Amador Symphony
Location: Bankhead Theater (Livermore Performing Arts Theater)
Time:
  8:00pm
Admission:  Adult: $30; Seniors: $26, Youth (through high school): Free.  Season tickets also available.
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office.
More info: Livermore-Amador Symphony (925) 373-6824
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Livermore Library Events
Livermore Library Events

Sponsor: Livermore Library
Location: 1188 S Livermore Ave.
Times:  See Table
Admission: Free.
More info: Livermore Library

Photo by Bill Nale
This photo also appears on Google Earth.

 

 

 

Event Date / Time / Location Description
Name That Space March 1-31 From March 1 to March 31, 2008, the Livermore Public Library is accepting entry forms for a contest to name the TEEN SPACE page of the website. Teens, ages 13-19, may participate in the competition. Entry forms may be printed from TEEN SPACE on the library’s website; www.livermore.lib.ca.us. Visit TEEN SPACE then click on “Events” and “Name that Space Contest.” Only one entry form per teen will be accepted. The winner will receive a gift certificate from Fantasy Books and Games store in Livermore.
Entry forms should be returned to the special orange boxes in the teen area at the Civic Center, Springtown, and Rincon Branch libraries. For more information, please visit TEEN SPACE at www.livermore.lib.ca.us or call the library at 925-373-5504.
Natural History of the Sierra Nevada Sunday
3/2/08
2:00pm

Main Library

Author John Muir Laws Explores the Natural History of the Sierra Nevada at the Livermore Public Library

Exploring the Sierra Nevada as a naturalist and an artist, John Muir Laws has a simple mission in mind: to enrich the outdoor experience of everyone who sets foot in the Sierra Nevada. For the past 6 years, Laws has been creating a pocket size field guide to over 1,700 species found in the Sierra Nevada. The guide boasts an impressive 2,710 original watercolor paintings and has been field-tested and reviewed by educators, naturalists, and scientists throughout the country. Through his candid and riveting style, Laws illustrates some of the most astonishing relationships between Sierran species, discusses emerging conservation issues, and describes his techniques for painting in the field. Come celebrate the release of The Laws Field Guide to the Sierra Nevada and hear of the adventures in the making of this comprehensive work.

Computer Training - Mouse & Keyboard Saturday
3/8/08
10:15 to 12:15

Main Library

Take advantage of free computer training classes at the library. Get acquainted with the mouse and keyboard and learn basic Internet skills at the Introduction to the Internet class on Saturday, March 8th from 10:15 am to 12:15 pm. Continue your learning on Saturday, March 15th from 10:15 am to 12:15 pm, and start finding the information you need in the intermediate Searching the Internet class. If you don’t have an e-mail account, come set one up and learn how to send and receive e-mail in an E-Mail Basics class on Saturday, March 22nd from 10:15 am -12:15pm.
Classes are hands on, first come first served, and take place in Community Meeting Room B. Stop by the Civic Center Library Adult Information Services Desk or call 373-5505 for further information about the classes.
How to Take Care of Your Pet Saturday
3/8/08
11:00a

Springtown
Library

Wendy McNelley, Program Director of the Valley Humane Society in Pleasanton, will talk with preschoolers and their parents about good pet care on Saturday, March 8th, at 11 am, at the Springtown Branch Library. Assisting Wendy will be her own dog, “Abby”. Following Ms. McNelley’s presentation, John Weaver will entertain the children with a storytime: “Storytime Goes to the Dogs, and a Dog Comes to Storytime!” Coloring pictures about pets will round out the morning. The Springtown Branch Library is located at 998 Bluebell Drive, right off the I-580 Springtown exit, next to the duck pond. Call (925) 373-5517, or drop in at the Springtown Branch Library for more information.
Egypt Thursday
March 13
1:30 to 2:30

Main Library

ARMCHAIR TRAVELERS, a monthly program, will take place at the Livermore Civic Center Library on Thursday, March 13TH, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Vicki Tan will give a presentation about her trip to Egypt as a member of a photography workshop. Adults are invited to this free program on the second Thursday of each month in the Community Meeting Rooms of the Civic Center Library, 1188 S. Livermore Avenue, Livermore. For additional information please call 925 373-5500.
5th Harmony
Vocal Entertainment
Sunday
3/16/08
2:00pm

Main Library

5PM Harmony is an ensemble of five men from varying backgrounds in jazz, musical theatre, classical and instrumental music, who share a love of vocal harmony. Their energetic performances feature great rhythms and pleasing harmonies that everyone can enjoy.  The event is free.
Computer Training - Searching the Internet Saturday
3/15/08
10:15 to 12:15

Main Library

Take advantage of free computer training classes at the library. Get acquainted with the mouse and keyboard and learn basic Internet skills at the Introduction to the Internet class on Saturday, March 8th from 10:15 am to 12:15 pm. Continue your learning on Saturday, March 15th from 10:15 am to 12:15 pm, and start finding the information you need in the intermediate Searching the Internet class. If you don’t have an e-mail account, come set one up and learn how to send and receive e-mail in an E-Mail Basics class on Saturday, March 22nd from 10:15 am -12:15pm.
Classes are hands on, first come first served, and take place in Community Meeting Room B. Stop by the Civic Center Library Adult Information Services Desk or call 373-5505 for further information about the classes.
Parents & Teens Behind the Wheel Thursday
3/20/08
6:30 to 8:00pm

Main Library

On Thursday evening, March 20, 2008, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, in the Community Rooms of the Livermore Public Library, teens and their parents are invited to attend a free program about learning how to drive. The Livermore Public Library, in cooperation with the Livermore Police Department hosts this special event. Teens and their parents will receive the latest information about new traffic laws, learn driving tips, and discover the benefits of new safety “tools” for teens. Livermore Police Officer Traci Rebiejo, Donn Neher from Guardian Driving School, and Ken Ucci from the defensive driving program “Get Real Behind the Wheel” will answer question. For more information please visit TEEN SPACE at www.livermore.lib.ca.us or call the Livermore Public Library at 925-373-5504.
Computer Training - Email Basics Saturday
3/22/08
10:15 to 12:15

Main Library

Take advantage of free computer training classes at the library. Get acquainted with the mouse and keyboard and learn basic Internet skills at the Introduction to the Internet class on Saturday, March 8th from 10:15 am to 12:15 pm. Continue your learning on Saturday, March 15th from 10:15 am to 12:15 pm, and start finding the information you need in the intermediate Searching the Internet class. If you don’t have an e-mail account, come set one up and learn how to send and receive e-mail in an E-Mail Basics class on Saturday, March 22nd from 10:15 am -12:15pm.
Classes are hands on, first come first served, and take place in Community Meeting Room B. Stop by the Civic Center Library Adult Information Services Desk or call 373-5505 for further information about the classes.
Herb Martinez: Pinstripe Artist Wednesday
3/26/08
10:30a

Main Library

Herb Martinez, pinstripe artist and author of Guide to Pinstriping and Pinstripe Planet, discusses the amazing art of automobile pinstriping. Herb first began pinstriping at the age of 12 and has lent his talents to the Hot Rod and Custom Car industry ever since. His technique and designs have been the model example in numerous trade magazines, both in the United States and abroad. Herb’s exclusive pinstripe designs have been featured on a multitude of classic automobiles that have been featured in every major automotive publication, not only in the United States, but also in Europe, Japan and Australia. He has been contracted by movie studios for his artistry and most recently by Pixar, where his painting talents contributed to the distinctive look of the pinstripe design adorning the back of “Sally” for the animated movie Cars. Mr. Martinez has traveled the world showcasing and teaching his unique style and impeccable technique. This free event will be presented on Wednesday, March 26, 2008 at the Livermore Public Library Civic Center, 1188 S. Livermore Avenue. The Friends of the Livermore ----more---- Library have generously underwritten this program as part of the Friends Authors and Arts Series. For additional events, check the library’s website at www.livermore.lib.ca.us For further information about programs, please contact Joyce Nevins at (925) 373-5500 extension 5577.
Buki the Clown Wednesday
3/26/08
10:30a

Main Library

Buki the Clown inspires belly laughs in children ages 3 and up. In Buki’s Silly Magic Show, it is the children who perform the magic. Join us at the Civic Center Library on Wednesday, March 26, 2008 at 10:30 AM, for a fun show that is surprisingly educational!
The Civic Center Library is located at 1188 S. Livermore Ave. All ages are welcome to these free library programs. Contact Youth Services at (925) 373-5504 for more information.
Author Ellen Sussman Sunday
3/30/08
2:00pm

Main Library

Ellen Sussman is the author of the novel On a Night Like This, published in 2004 and most recently Bad Girls: 26 Writers Misbehave, an anthology of lively essays from women writers who provide their intriguing personal confessions. She will speak about her experiences as a writer and the choices she makes in exploring ideas as both novels or personal essays. Ellen was born in New Jersey, lived in Paris for five years and currently resides in the Bay Area. This free event will be presented at 2pm on Sunday, March 30 at the Livermore Public Library Civic Center, 1188 S. Livermore Avenue. The Friends of the Livermore Library have generously underwritten this program as part of the Friends Authors and Arts Series. For additional events, check the library’s website at www.livermore.lib.ca.us For further information about programs, please contact Joyce Nevins at (925) 373-5500 extension 5577.

Many of the programs are part of the Livermore Reads Together: The Dune Books, a community-wide reading program, featuring Frank Herbert’s classic science fiction series Dune as well as related series titles by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson. The community of Livermore is encouraged to join their neighbors by participating in the Livermore Reads Together book discussions and free events for children and adults during the month of February 2008.  Copies of books and event schedules are available at all Livermore Public Library locations.