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June 2008

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

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

1
Sun:
05:47 -- 20:23
Moon:
03:41 -- 18:26

Niles Canyon Railroad

Reverance - Valley Dance Theatre


 

2
Sun:
05:47 -- 20:24
Moon:
04:22 -- 19:45
 

3  New Moon
Sun:
05:46 -- 20:25
Moon:
05:14 -- 20:59

Tuesday Tunes
 

4
Sun:
05:46 -- 20:25
Moon:
06:17 -- 22:05

1st Wednesday
   Street Party

Lvr Library Class -
  E-Mail for Job Seekers

 

5
Sun:
05:46 -- 20:26
Moon:
07:29 -- 22:58

Lvr Farmers Market
 

6
Sun:
05:46 -- 20:26
Moon:
08:45 -- 23:40

Pleas Playhouse Studio
  Rumours

Concert in the Park 
 

7
Sun:
05:45 -- 20:27
Moon:
09:59 -- xx:xx

Pls Farmers Market

Leo Kottke

Pleas Playhouse Studio
  Rumours

Lvr Library - Young
  Filmmaker Showcase


 

8
Sun:
05:45 -- 20:28
Moon:
11:09 -- 00:14

Niles Canyon Railroad

Ravenswood Tours

Chevalier - Maurice and Me

Pleas Playhouse Studio
  Rumours


 

9
Sun:
05:45 -- 20:28
Moon:
12:15 -- 00:42
 

10  Moon 1st Qtr
Sun:
05:45 -- 20:29
Moon:
13:18 -- 01:07

Tuesday Tunes
 


 

11
Sun:
05:45 -- 20:29
Moon:
14:19 -- 01:30

Livermore Rodeo - Mixer

Lvr Library Class -
  Computer Skills for Job Seekers

 

12
Sun:
05:45 -- 20:29
Moon:
15:19 -- 01:54

Livermore Rodeo - Family Night

Lvr Farmers Market

Lvr Farmers Market
   Family Night

 

13
Sun:
05:45 -- 20:30
Moon:
16:19 -- 02:18

Pleas Playhouse Studio
  Rumours

Concert in the Park 

Livermore Rodeo - Slack Racing

 

14  Flag Day
Sun:
05:45 -- 20:30
Moon:
17:19 -- 02:45

Pls Farmers Market

Livermore Rodeo Parade

Livermore Rodeo

Riders in the Sky

Pleas Playhouse Studio
  Rumours


 

15  Father's Day
Sun:
05:45 -- 20:31
Moon:
18:20 -- 03:15

Niles Canyon Railroad

Livermore Rodeo

Opera in the Vineyard

Pleas Playhouse Studio
  Rumours


 

16
Sun:
05:45 -- 20:31
Moon:
19:18 -- 03:51
 

17
Sun:
05:45 -- 20:31
Moon:
20:14 -- 04:33

Tuesday Tunes


 

18  Full Moon
Sun:
05:45 -- 20:31
Moon:
21:04 -- 05:22

LHG History Forum
  Barry Schrader -
  Frem DeKalb, Il to
  Livermore on the
  Lincoln Highway


 

19
Sun:
05:45 -- 20:32
Moon:
21:47 -- 06:17

Lvr Farmers Market
 

20  First Day of Summer
    
(Summer Solstice)
 
Sun:
05:46 -- 20:32
Moon:
22:24 -- 07:17

Alameda County Fair

Pleas Playhouse Studio
  Rumours

Concert in the Park 

 

21
Sun:
05:46 -- 20:32
Moon:
22:56 -- 08:19

Fair Parade

Sommerfest

Alameda County Fair

Pls Farmers Market

Tiffany's Dance

Pleas Playhouse Studio
  Rumours


 

22
Sun:
05:46 -- 20:32
Moon:
23:25 -- 09:22

Alameda County Fair

Niles Canyon Railroad

Ravenswood Tours

Tiffany's Dance

Pleas Playhouse Studio
  Rumours


 

23
Sun:
05:46 -- 20:32
Moon:
23:50 -- 10:26

Alameda County Fair
 

24
Sun:
05:47 -- 20:33
Moon:
xx:xx -- 11:29

Tuesday Tunes

Alameda County Fair
 

25
Sun:
05:47 -- 20:33
Moon:
00:15 -- 12:33

Tuesday Tunes

Alameda County Fair
 

26  Moon Last Qtr
Sun:
05:47 -- 20:33
Moon:
00:39 -- 13:40

Alameda County Fair

Lvr Farmers Market
 

27
Sun:
05:48 -- 20:33
Moon:
01:06 -- 14:49

Alameda County Fair

Pleas Playhouse Studio
  Rumours

Concert in the Park 

 

28
Sun:
05:48 -- 20:33
Moon:
01:37 -- 16:03

Alameda County Fair

Pls Farmers Market

Pleas Playhouse Studio
  Rumours


 

29
Sun:
05:49 -- 20:33
Moon:
02:13 -- 17:19

Alameda County Fair

Niles Canyon Railroad

Pleas Playhouse Studio
  Rumours


 

30
Sun:
05:49 -- 20:33
Moon:
02:59 -- 18:35

Alameda County Fair

Previewing Summer
  Shakespeare

 

2008

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

See Notes on Sun / Moon

Continuous Events
Lvr History Center
Pls Museum

June Averages

Ave Hi: 83.3º
Ave Lo: 51.7º
Ave Rain: 0.10"
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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.

June 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

 

   
Reverance - Valley Dance Theatre Reperatory Ballet

At the Bankhead Theater

 

 


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May 31 - June 1
Sat - Sun

 

 

 

Reverance - Valley Dance Theatre Repertory Ballet

Sponsor: Valley Dance Theatre
Location:  Bankhead Theater (Livermore Performing Arts Theater)
Times:  7:00pm
Admission:
More info: Valley Dance Theatre

 
Pleasanton Playhouse - Rumours
 

 

 


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June 6-8
June 13-15
June 20-22
June 27-29

Fri-Sun

Pleasanton Playhouse - Rumours

Sponsor: Pleasanton Playhouse
Location:  1048 Serpentine Lane, Suite 309 Pleasanton, CA 94566 
Times:  Fridays & Saturday: 8:00pm.  Sunday Matinees: 2:00pm
Admission:
More info: Pleasanton Playhouse
 
Leo Kottke

At the Bankhead Theater

 


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June 7
Sat

 

 

Leo Kottke
Blues, jazz, and folk guitarist
Master of 6- and 12-string acoustic guitar, Leo Kottke originally gained fame for his idiosyncratic and propulsive fingerpicking and unconventional tunings, with a musical style characterized as progressive folk. More recently, he has expanded into classical and jazz-oriented compositional and playing techniques.
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Location:  Bankhead Theater
Times:  8:00pm
Admission: $41, $36, $31, $28 based on seating section.  Students (17 & under): $11
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office
More info: eLivermore.com theater pageLivermore Valley Performing Arts CenterLeo Kottke

 
Chevalier - Maurice and Me

At the Bankhead Theater

 


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June 8
Sun

 

 

 

Chevalier - Maurice and Me
Tony Sandler recounts the colorful life and music of Maurice Chevalier
Stage veteran Tony Sandler transports you to the Paris of France’s legendary entertainer, Maurice Chevalier, in this elegant, uplifting tribute to one man’s odyssey of survival, love, and nobility of purpose. Sandler traces Chevalier’s transformation from savvy street urchin into an international legend adored by royalty and commoner alike. Driven to cheer up his public in a world torn by war, the beloved French icon risks all with a spirit of hope and joie de vivre.
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Location:  Bankhead Theater
Times:  2pm
Admission: $31, $26, $21 based on seating section.  Students (17 & under): $11
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office
More info: eLivermore.com theater pageLivermore Valley Performing Arts Center

 
Livermore Rodeo - Cattle Penning Mixer
 

 

 

 


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June 11
Wednesday

 

 

 

Livermore Rodeo - Cattle Penning Mixer
Must be 21 or older to attend.
Featuring the Dave Russell Band.
Sponsor: Livermore Stockmen's Rodeo Association
Location:  Rodeo Grounds at Robertson Park
Times:  5:30 to 8:30pm.  Cattle Penning at 6:00pm
Admission: $20.00.  Advance sale only.  Tickets at Baughmans.  2008 details not yet available.
More info: Livermore Stockmen's Rodeo Asso  or 455-1550

 
Livermore Rodeo - Family Night

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June 12
Thursday

 

 

 

Livermore Rodeo Family Night
Local Team Roping and "180" Wild Cow Milking
$1.00 hotdog & soda.  Free Raffles
Live Music provided by "Trusting Calliope"
Sponsor: Livermore Stockmen's Rodeo Association
Location:  Rodeo Grounds at Robertson Park
Times:  Gates open at 5:00pm.  Events start at 6:00pm
Admission: Free.  $1.00 hotdog & soda
More info: Livermore Stockmen's Rodeo Asso
Livermore Rodeo - Slack Roping and Barrel Racing
 

 

 


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June 13
Friday

 

 

 

Slack Roping and Barrel Racing
2008 information is not yet available.
Sponsor: Livermore Stockmen's Rodeo Association
Location:  Rodeo Grounds at Robertson Park
Times:  8:00am to 10:00am
Admission: Free
More info: Livermore Stockmen's Rodeo Asso
 
Livermore Rodeo Parade

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June 14
Saturday

 

 

 

Livermore Rodeo Parade
A long tradition in Livermore.  See the Parade Web site for more details.
Sponsor: Livermore Rotary
Times:
10am
Admission:  Free
Location:  2nd & 3rd Streets
More info: Livermore Rodeo Parade Web Site (Part of eLviermore.com)
Photos of past parades, including historical photos.
Livermore Rodeo

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June 14 & 15
Saturday & Sunday
Livermore Rodeo
"The World's Fastest Rodeo"
Location: Rodeo Grounds at Robertson Park
Times: 7am to 10pm
More info: Livermore Pro Rodeo Asso
Riders in the Sky

At the Bankhead Theater

 


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June 14
Saturday

 

 

 

Riders in the Sky
Western music and comedy band.
Jingle your spurs and celebrate Livermore Rodeo Weekend with America ’s favorite cowboys and two-time Grammy Award-winning Western music and comedy group. The Riders—Ranger Doug, Woody Paul, Too Slim and Joey the CowPolka King—have revitalized a music genre grounded in such legendary cowboy singers as Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, and Sons of the Pioneers.
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Location:  Bankhead Theater
Times:  8pm
Admission: $36, $31, $28 based on seating section.  Students (17 & under): $11
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office
More info: eLivermore.com theater pageLivermore Valley Performing Arts Center, Riders in the Sky

 
Opera in the Vineyard
 

 

 

 


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June 15
Sunday

 

 

 

Opera in the Vineyard
Enjoy an evening at Cedar Mountain Winery with a picnic dinner, fine wine, and opera arias, show tunes, and a jazz ensemble from Las Positas College. Our 15th year for this popular fundraiser. We are featuring the fine singers you heard in our recent opera, Carmen.
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Opera
Location:  Cedar Mountain Winery  7000 Tesla Road
Times:  5:00pm to 8:00pm
Admission: $30.00.  Includes a glass of wine.  Tickets 960-9210 or at the door
More info: Jim Schmidt 443-5450   jims2ndlife@yahoo.com  www.Livermorevalleyopera.org 

 
Livermore Heritage Guild History Forum - Barry Schrader " From DeKalb, IL to Livermore on the Lincoln Highway"
 

 



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June 18
Wednesday
Barry Schrader " From DeKalb, IL to Livermore on the Lincoln Highway"

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
Sommerfest 2008
  June 21
Saturday


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Sommerfest 2008
A fun-filled family evening! at The Livermore Valley Plaza 2400 First Street in front of the Bankhead Theater, Livermore
Bring the family and come for dinner
Karl Lebhertz Polka Band and Alpentänzer Schuhplattler Dancers
German wurst, kraut, strudel, beer, wine, soft drinks and more
All proceeds benefit Livermore Valley School Arts Programs!
Sponsor: Livermore Cultural Arts Council
Location:  The Livermore Valley Plaza 2400 First Street in front of the Bankhead Theater, Livermore
Times:  6:00pm to 10:00pm
Admission: Advanced Sales: Adults: $29; Children (6-12): $8;  Children under 6: free
                          At the door:  Adults: $35; Children (6-12): $10;  Children under 6: free
   Tickets include admission, meal and one drink; extra food and drink tickets sold separately.  Choose you Dinner Time:  6:00, 6:45, 7:15, 7:45.
Tickets:  Advance tickets available April 1 – June 17 at the Bankhead Theater box office or by phone at 925-373-6800.   Bankhead Theater Box Office
More info: Lynn Seppala,  925 447-4873 (home)  lynnseppala@gmail.com 
Tiffany's Dance Academy

At the Bankhead Theater

 


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June 21, 22
Sat, Sun

 

 

 

Tiffany's Dance Academy
Twinkle Star Showcase
Sponsor: Tiffany's Dance Academy
Location:  Bankhead Theater (Livermore Performing Arts Theater)
Times:  5:00pm and 7:00pm
Admission:
More info: Tiffany's Dance Academy

 
Alameda County Fair Parade
 

 


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June 21
Saturday
Alameda County Fair Parade
Location: Main Street
Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm
More info: Pleasanton Events
Alameda County Fair
 

 


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June 20 to July 6
Friday to Sunday,
2 weeks, 3 weekends
93rd Annual Alameda County Fair
This Year's theme for 2008 is: "Celebrating 150 Years of Horse Racing".
Location: Alameda Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
More info: Alameda County Fairgrounds
Previewing Summer Shakespeare
 

 

 

 


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June 30
Monday

 

Previewing Summer Shakespeare
The more you know the more you’ll enjoy Livermore Shakespeare Festival’s summer productions of “Twelfth Night” and “The Compleat Works of Wllm Shkspr (abridged)” opening in July at beautiful Concannon Vineyard, Livermore.

That’s the idea behind “Previewing Summer Shakespeare,” the two-part class at Las Positas College featuring a panel of experts on Shakespeare’s life and times and the joys and challenges of producing his plays for modern audiences.

Part I Is scheduled for 7-8:30 pm Tuesday, May 20. The Festival’s producing artistic director, Lisa A. Tromovitch, will discuss these comedies, one a hit since the 16th century, the other a mischievous modern spoof. She’ll be assisted by costume designer Jonathan Singer, discussing Shakespeare’s settings and locales; and by Peggy Riley, company dramaturg, who will share insights into the playwright’s life and Elizabethan culture.

In addition, local historian Gary Drummond will take participants back to the Victorian era in Livermore, when the picturesque home that serves as a backdrop for the Festival’s outdoor productions was in the height of fashion.

Part II of “Previewing Summer Shakespeare” is scheduled for 7-8:30 pm Monday, June 30. Presenters will focus on the upcoming productions. Participants will meet directors, actors and designers, and enjoy previews of scenes from the plays.

Presenters will be available after both sessions for discussion, questions and conversation. This collaborative effort between the college and local arts organizations is hosted by Dean of Academic Services Dr. Philip Manwell and designed for accessibility: the cost is only $10 per class.

Look for these course listings in the Spring and Summer Community Education Bulletins. To register, go to www.laspositascollege.edu/communityed, call (925) 424-1467, or mail in the form in the bulletin. The classes will be held in the 2400 building - room 2470. Students should park in lot E. While pre-registration is helpful, students may register the night of the class. For more information about the shows go to www.LivermoreShakes.org or call 925-443-BARD (2273).
Sponsor: Shakespeares Associates
Location:  Las Positas College
Times:  7:00 to 8:30
Admission: $10.00
More info: Shakespeares Associates

 

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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
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Event Date / Time / Location Description
E-Mail for Job Seekers June 4
6:15p-8:15p
Main Library
In this hands-on class you’ll sign up for a free e-mail account; learn how to send and receive e-mail messages; respond to job ads by sending your resume as an e-mail or e-mail attachment and manage your e-mail account to keep your job search organized. Prerequisite: Ability to use a mouse.
Young Filmmaker Showcase June 7
9am-12pm
Reel Focus is an innovative, Library Services and Technology Act grant program. This program provides filmmaking instruction and creation opportunities to low income students in the Rincon Branch Library area. The showcase is the end result of eight months hands on, immersive filmmaking classes. Reel Focus instructor and filmmaker, Jason Ryder and Sandra Myers, Instruction Assistant and filmmaker; have overseen students in fifth grade through high school, as they’ve created original scripts and films. The showcase will present a selection of 30 second to 1 minute mini short films and also short films, 5 to 6 minutes in length, created during the duration of the class. The collection will follow the students’ evolution from novice enthusiasts to filmmakers whose films may someday compete in film festivals worldwide. For more information, please contact Mary Sue Nocar at (925) 373-5540.
Computer Skills for Job Seekers June 11
6:15p-8:15p
Main Library
Familiarize yourself with Internet job-seeking resources and strategies. Explore different styles of resumes and choose the best one for you. Learn how to create a resume using Microsoft Word and e-mail it to prospective employers. Prerequisite: Participants should be able to use a mouse and must have a Web-based e-mail account.
Storytime Beginning June 16

See Description for times.

Mondays  10:30am  Civic Center Library  -  Preschool & School age Storytimes
Mondays  6:30pm   Springtown Branch  -  Family Storytime
Tuesdays  10:30am  Rincon Branch -  Preschool & School age Storytimes
Tuesdays  7:00pm  Civic Center Library  -  Family Storytime
Thursdays  10:30am  Springtown Branch -  Preschool & School age Storytimes
Thursdays  6:30pm  Riccon Brancy  -  Family Storytime

With the onset of summer vacation, the Livermore Public Library’s three locations will be offering a variety of programs for all ages, including a total of nine storytimes each week.

On Monday, Tuesday & Thursday mornings, while infants, preschoolers and their parents enjoy an indoor program of stories, music & fingerplays, schoolagers will gather outside for their own fun event with stories, games & jokes. In the evening, Family Storytimes offer a diverse program for the whole family. Programs last approximately 45 minutes.

Storytimes are part of the library’s Summer Reading Game, “Catch the Reading Bug @ Your Library”--a free program in which children can earn prizes for reading books and attending storytimes, crafts, & special events. Participation is free, and registration is not required to attend events. The Summer Reading Game begins Friday, June 13 and ends Saturday, August 16.

Magic, Acrobatics & Dog Tricks June 25
10:30a
Springtown Branch
The Livermore Public Library’s Springtown branch will be presenting a special performance by Dan Chan Magic Man, Kat the Acrobat, and their performing dog Ace June 25 as part of the library’s Summer Reading Game, “Catch the Reading Bug @ Your Library.” Dan Chan Magic Man & Kat the Acrobat present their incredible feats nationally and internationally, and have performed for George Lucas, Google, and the United States Marine Corps. The amazing trio of “Dan, Kat & Dog” promises audiences the ultimate variety show, blending comedy, juggling, magic, escapes, acrobatics, dog tricks and more. Dan, Kat & Dog will perform Wednesday, June 25 at the Livermore Public Library’s Springtown branch, located at 998 Bluebell Drive. The free performance will begin at 10:30am, and will take place outside the library, with the audience to be seated on tarps. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early for best parking and viewing opportunities, and to bring appropriate sun gear. The Livermore Public Library’s “Catch the Reading Bug @ Your Library” Summer Reading Game is a free program for all young people and their families. Children earn a variety of prizes for reading books, as well as attending storytimes, crafts, and special events at Livermore’s three library locations. Participation is free, and registration is not required to attend events. Special events throughout the summer are scheduled to include magic shows, puppets, animals, and international music, performance, & stories. The Summer Reading Game begins June 13, and ends August 16, 2008.
The Brazillian Art of Capoeira June 25
2:30pm
Rincon Branch
The Livermore Public Library’s Rincon branch will be presenting a special performance by the capoeira group “Raizes do Brasil” on June 25 as part of the library’s Summer Reading Game, “Catch the Reading Bug @ Your Library.”

The Afro-Brazilian art of capoeira is a lively blend of martial arts, music, dance, and amazing acrobatics. The East Bay chapter of the international capoeira group Raizes Do Brasil (Roots of Brazil) is based in Union City, with classes open to the community. Raizes Do Brazil currently has about 20 members, ages eight to 34, at different skill levels.

The capoeira performance will take place Wednesday, June 25 at the Livermore Public Library’s Rincon branch, located at 725 Rincon Avenue. The free performance will begin at 2:30pm, and will take place outside the library, with the audience to be seated on tarps. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early for best parking and viewing opportunities, and to bring appropriate sun gear.

The Livermore Public Library’s “Catch the Reading Bug @ Your Library” Summer Reading Game, is a free program for all young people and their families. Children earn a variety of prizes for reading books, as well as attending storytimes, crafts, and special events at Livermore’s three library locations. Participation is free, and registration is not required to attend events. Special events throughout the summer are scheduled to include magic shows, puppets, animals, and international music, performance, & stories. The Summer Reading Game begins June 13, and ends August 16, 2008. Click on the Summer Reading Game link from the Livermore Public Library’s web site http://www.livermore.lib.ca.us or call 373-5504 for more information.

Job Hunting in the Public Sector June 25
6:15p-8:15p
Main Library
Interested in a government career? Learn where to look, how to prepare, and what to expect in your journey to public sector employment. Discover where public employers advertise and explore some common assessment methods used to test applicants for a variety of government jobs in this presentation designed to help you prepare for a public sector job.
“Saddlecats” Western Swing Band June 25
7:00p
Main Library
Saddlecats is a Western Swing pocket orchestra comprised of hallowed veterans and fresh faces to the Western music scene. Their avowed purpose: to take the Western Swing tradition of Bob Wills, Milton Brown and Spade Cooley and bring it into the new century in a blazing mix of finesse, abandon and exuberant spirits. Hailing from the San Francisco Bay area, The Saddle Cats are founded on the suave, peerless steel guitar artistry of Bobby Black, a veteran of the 1970’s Western Swing revival, whose membership in such bands as Asleep at the Wheel and Commander Cody and his Lost Planet Airmen, was decisive in bringing the sound of Western Swing to a new generation of listeners. Bobby is joined by fiddler and vocalist Richard Chon, a member of Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks and The Sons of the San Joaquin and a veteran of the Bakersfield honky tonk scene. Together, Bobby and Richard form the nucleus of a Western Swing four-piece, whose likes have rarely been seen or heard. The Saddle Cats uncannily recreate the textures and drive of the Western Swing bands of the golden era. The driving rhythm of guitarist Gordon Clegg and acoustic bassist Bing Nathan round out this sleek, silver-toned cowboy outfit. Their repertoire runs from rustic Texas breakdowns to the sophisticated swing concoctions of Benny Goodman and Count Basie, from the high-driving California swing of Bob Wills’ Tiffany Transcriptions and Tex Williams, to the Cats’ own stylish originals.
Fred Luskin, Author of “Forgive for Good” June 29
2:00pm
Main Library
Forgiveness is the prescription for health and happiness. Dr. Fred Luskin’s ground breaking approach offers insights into the healing powers and medical benefits of forgiveness. Dr. Luskin offers a powerful method in which the emphasis is on letting go of hurt, helplessness and anger while increasing confidence, hope and happiness. Through these powerful techniques individuals can learn how to release unwanted hurts and grudges and open themselves to happiness, peace and love.

Dr. Fred Luskin is the Co-Director of the Stanford-Northern Ireland HOPE project, an ongoing series of workshops and research projects that investigates the effectiveness of his forgiveness methods on the victims of political violence. He currently works as a Senior Fellow at the Stanford Center on Conflict and Negotiation.

This free event will be presented on Sunday, June 29 at 2pm 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.

 

 

Summerfest 2008