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May 2009

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

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

Continuous Events
Lvr History Center
Pls Museum

2009 

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

See Notes on Sun / Moon

May Averages

Ave Hi: 76.8º
Ave Lo: 47.7º
Ave Rain: 0.44"
Weather Page 

Continuous Events
Lvr History Center
Pls Museum

Dates to be determined:
Lvr Wine Festival
OSH How to fair
 

 

1  Moon 1st Qtr
Sun:
06:11 -- 19:58
Moon:
12:27 -- 01:59

A Chorus Line 

ZNE Convenzione

 

2
Sun:
06:10 -- 19:59
Moon:
13:37 -- 02:33

Pls Farmers Market

A Chorus Line 

Lvr Wine Country Fest

Livermore Valley Wine Auction

Lvr Library Event -
   Computer Class:
   Microsoft Word

Art, Paperie and Pleasantries

ZNE Convenzione

 

3
Sun:
06:09 -- 19:59
Moon:
14:45 -- 03:02

Niles Canyon Railroad

A Chorus Line 

Lvr Wine Country Fest

Lvr Library Event -
   Celtic Harp Trio

Art, Paperie and Pleasantries

Lvr Farmers Market

ZNE Convenzione

4
Sun:
06:08 -- 20:00
Moon:
15:51 -- 03:29

 

Cinco De Mayo
  National Teachers Day
Sun:
06:07 -- 20:01
Moon:
16:56 -- 03:55

Lvr Library Event -
   Job Center Events:
   Employer Meet & Greet

 

6
Sun:
06:06 -- 20:02
Moon:
18:00 -- 04:22

1st Wednesday
   Street Party

 

7
Sun:
06:05 -- 20:03
Moon:
19:05 -- 04:50

Tri-Valley Fly Fishers
    Meeting

 

Full Moon
Sun:
06:04 -- 20:04
Moon:
20:09 -- 05:22

A Chorus Line 

Spring Fling
  Downtown Pleasanton

 

9
Sun:
06:03 -- 20:05
Moon:
21:11 -- 05:58

Pls Farmers Market

A Chorus Line 

Lvr Library Event -
   Computer Class:
   E-mail Basics

Hawaiian May Day Fest

 

10  Mother's Day
Sun:
06:02 -- 20:06
Moon:
22:09 -- 06:40

Niles Canyon Railroad

A Chorus Line   

(Ravenswood closed
 for Mother's Day)

Hawaiian May Day Fest

Lvr Farmers Market

11
Sun:
06:01 -- 20:07
Moon:
23:01 -- 07:27

 

12
Sun:
06:00 -- 20:08
Moon:
23:47 -- 08:20

Lvr Library Event -
   Job Center Events::
   Mock Interview Round Robin

 

13
Sun:
05:59 -- 20:08
Moon:
xx:xx -- 09:17

 

14
Sun:
05:58 -- 20:09
Moon:
00:26 -- 10:16

 

15
Sun:
05:57 -- 20:10
Moon:
00:59 -- 11:16

RV & Boat Show

 

16
Sun:
05:56 -- 20:11
Moon:
01:28 -- 12:16

Pls Farmers Market

Livermore-Amador Symphony Concert

EAA Young Eagles Rally

RV & Boat Show

Livermore Scottish Games
  & Celtic Celebration

Lvr Library Event -
   Computer Class:
   Intro to the Internet

 

17  Moon Last Qtr
Sun:
05:56 -- 20:12
Moon:
01:54 -- 13:15

Niles Canyon Railroad

LHG Garage Open

RV & Boat Show

Toying with Science

Livermore Scottish Games
  & Celtic Celebration

Lvr Farmers Market

 

18
Sun:
05:55 -- 20:13
Moon:
02:19 -- 14:16

RV & Boat Show

Lvr Library Event -
   Job Center Events:
   Applying Online

 

19
Sun:
05:54 -- 20:13
Moon:
02:43 -- 15:18

RV & Boat Show

 

20
Sun:
05:53 -- 20:14
Moon:
03:09 -- 16:23

RV & Boat Show

Dancing Through
   Relationships 

21
Sun:
05:53 -- 20:15
Moon:
03:37 -- 17:31

Lvr Farmers Market

RV & Boat Show

Museum on Main Lecture
  -  Meet the Museums

Lvr Library Event -
   Job Search Support Group

 

22
Sun:
05:52 -- 20:16
Moon:
04:10 -- 18:43

RV & Boat Show

Tri-Valley Rep: Broadway Chorus
   Great Choruses of Broadway

 

23
Sun:
05:51 -- 20:17
Moon:
04:49 -- 19:57

LHG Auction

Pls Farmers Market

RV & Boat Show

Tri-Valley Rep: Broadway Chorus
   Great Choruses of Broadway

Lark in the Park

 

24   New Moon
Sun:
05:51 -- 20:18
Moon:
05:37 -- 21:09

B17 , B24 Bombers

Pleasanton Antique Faire

Niles Canyon Railroad

Ravenswood Tours

RV & Boat Show

Tri-Valley Rep: Broadway Chorus
   Great Choruses of Broadway

Lvr Farmers Market

 

25    Memorial Day
Sun:
05:50 -- 20:18
Moon:
06:37 -- 22:15

B17 , B24 Bombers

 

26
Sun:
05:50 -- 20:19
Moon:
07:45 -- 23:11

B17 , B24 Bombers

Lvr Library Event -
   Job Center Events:
   From Crayons to Careers

 

27
Sun:
05:49 -- 20:20
Moon:
09:00 -- 23:56

 

28
Sun:
05:49 -- 20:21
Moon:
10:15 -- xx:xx

Lvr Farmers Market

Pacific Chamber Symphony
   Beethoven's 5th

 

29
Sun:
05:48 -- 20:21
Moon:
11:28 -- 00:33

Friday Movie Night
   The Incredibles.

Through the Eyes of Faith 

30  Moon 1st Qtr
Sun:
05:48 -- 20:22
Moon:
12:37 -- 01:05

Pls Farmers Market

Cantabella Children's Chorus
   A Spring Concert

Goodguys Get-Together 

 

31
Sun:
05:47 -- 20:23
Moon:
13:44 -- 01:33

Niles Canyon Railroad

Sing, Sing, Swing, Swing

Goodguys Get-Together 

Lvr Farmers Market

 

           
Other Months
January 2009 February 2009 March 2009 April 2009 May 2009 June 2009
July 2009 August 2009 September 2009 October 2009 November 2009 December 2009
Other Calendar Information
Main Calendar Page School Calendars:  2008-2009    2009-2010 Holiday Dates & Descriptions
Add or Correct Event Yearly Calendars List of Recurring Events

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.

May 2009 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

 

   
A Chorus Line

At the Bankhead Theater

 

 


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April 24-26
May 1-3
May 8-10
Fri-Sun

 

 

 

A Chorus Line
A Chorus Line is a musical about seventeen Broadway dancers auditioning for spots on a chorus line. The book was authored by James Kirkwood, Jr. and Nicholas Dante, lyrics were written by Edward Kleban, and music was composed by Marvin Hamlisch. The original Broadway production, directed and choreographed by Michael Bennett, was an unprecedented box office and critical hit, receiving 12 Tony Award nominations and winning nine of them, in addition to the 1976 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

ADVISORY: Contains Strong Adult Language and Adult Content.

Performances are 8pm Fridays/Saturdays and 2pm Sundays Apr 24 - May 10, 2009 at the Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center Bankhead Theatre, 2400 First Street, Livermore, California 94550.
Sponsor: Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre (formerly Pleasanton Playhouse)
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  Fridays & Saturday: 8:00pm.  Sunday Matinees: 2:00pm
Admission: Adults: $36, Seniors (60+): 34, Juniors (under 18): $26.  Season Tickets:  Adults: $115;  Seniors Over 60: $105;  Juniors under 18: $75
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office info  -  LVPAC Online Ordering page
More info: Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre (formerly Pleasanton Playhouse),  eLivermore.com theater pageLivermore Valley Performing Arts Center
 

ZNE Convenzione
 

 

 

 


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April 30-May 3
Sat-Sun

 

 

 

ZNE Convenzione
ZNE Convenzione offers art classes by renowned instructors from around the country, special activities and artist industry speaker events, as well as a two day arts and craft fair. The entire event is open to the public, register today!
Sponsor: ZNE Art
Location:  Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Times:  10am to 5pm
Admission: $25 to $540. $8 parking.
More info: Fairgrounds Web Site, ZNE Art
 
Livermore Wine Country Festival
  May 2-3
Sat - Sun


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See also on eLivermore.com:

Local Winery Page

Local Olive Oil Page

Harvest fest photos

Livermore Wine Country Festival
Join us for the 18TH ANNUAL WINE COUNTRY FESTIVAL!!
Featuring Premium Wines from 30 local wineries and beer from local micro breweries, shopping & dining, entertainment, arts & crafts, family fun and MORE!
Livermore Valley wine tasting in three locations; beer booths; Fine Arts and Crafts; food courts; a Children’s area with activities and games and much, much, more.
Please, no Outside Alcohol, No Dogs, No Animals, No Skateboards, No Bicycles.
Sponsor: Livermore Downtown Association
Location:
  Downtown Livermore, 1st street from P Street to Maple Street.  2nd Street from N to K streets.  Also at Blacksmith Square.
Admission: Free Admission. 
   Wine Package (Wine glass and unlimited 1 oz tastings from over 30 Livermore Valley wines): $25 if purchased ahead of time, $30 day of event.
   Beer Package (Beer Cup and tokens good for 5 local microbrews): $15 if purchased ahead of time, $20 day of event.

   May be purchased online at Livermore Downtown Association
Times: Sat: 10-6, Sun: 10-5
More info: Livermore Downtown Association - Wine Festival Web Page
  or 373-1795

Livermore Valley Wine Auction Experience
 

 

 

 


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May 2
Saturday

 

 

 

Livermore Valley Wine Auction Experience
Silent Auction and Wine Tasting

Winemaker Hour, Silent Auction & Live Gala Auction Dinner

The Livermore Valley Wine Auction Experience prides itself on collecting rare and unique wine from the finest wineries and cellars in the state- and combining them with once-in-a-lifetime lifestyle experiences! Imagine priceless wine lots being auctioned off with exotic travel, dining, shopping, and sporting events and one-of-a-kind gift packages!

Come be pampered with an outstanding dinner, award-winning wines, an action-packed auction event, and the camaraderie of joining together - all for the good cause of children's charities. Our Auction is a quest for all things good in life! Space is limited so reserve your tickets today by calling the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation at (925) 447-WINE (9463) for more information.
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Wine Growers Foundation
Location:  Concannon Vineyard Barrel Room  4590 Tesla Rd, Livermore
Times:  Silent Auction: 5pm to 6:30pm;  Dinner and Live Auction: 6:30pm to midnight
Admission: $250 per person ($145 is tax deductible).
More info: Livermore Valley Wine Country  925-447-WINE (9463)

 

Art, Paperie, and Pleasantries
 

 

 

 


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May 2-3
Sat-Sun

 

 

 

Art, Paperie, and Pleasantries
A two day arts and crafts fair featuring handmade arts, art supplies, and vintage antiquities. Hourly make-and-take sessions, live music, book signings, and incredible vendors from all over the country are featured during this fun event.
Sponsor: ZNE Art
Location:  Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Times:  11am to 5pm
Admission: Adult $3, $8 parking.  $1 discount available online
More info: Fairgrounds Web Site, www.artandpaperie.com

 
It's A Spring Fling - Downtown Pleasanton
 

 

 

 


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May 8
Friday

 

 

 

It's A Spring Fling - Downtown Pleasanton
“It’s a Spring Fling” will he held in Downtown Pleasanton from 5-9 p.m. on Friday, May 8, presented by the Pleasanton Downtown Association. There is no admission fee. The event is on, rain or shine.
Shops, restaurants and businesses will celebrate Spring with appetizers, drinks, live entertainment, festive decorations, and lots of surprises.
Look for a bouquet of balloons in front of participating locations.
There will be live entertainment and refreshments in many locations.
Volunteers dressed like Spring Fairies will be handing out programs throughout the evening.
A downtown photographer will be taking pictures in her studio of mothers with their children. This will include a free photo.
There will be drawings for gift certificates and merchandise at participating businesses and no purchase is necessary to enter the drawings.
Each participating merchant will give a special fresh flower to customers making purchases and as customers shop and support downtown they will gather their own bouquet of flowers to take home.
Sponsor: Pleasanton Downtown
Location:  Downtown Pleasanton
Times:  5:00 to 9:00pm
Admission: Free
More info: Pleasanton Downtown, or call 925 484-2199

 
Hawaiian May Day Festival
 

 

 

 


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May 9-10
Saturday - Sunday

 

 

 

Hawaiian May Day Festival
Arts & Craft vendors, Hawaiian Food Booths, Entertainment in Amphitheater all weekend. Fun for kids too!
Sponsor: Kumu Hula Association.
Location:  Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Times:  9am to 6pm
Admission: $10 adults, children 5 and under free; $8 parking.
   Discount: Mothers Day May 10, mothers are 1/2 price with coupon from their website.
More info: Fairgrounds Web Site or www.kumuhulaassociation.com, 650-355-6451

 
Valley Concert Choral - Movie and Musical Favorites Sing-along

 

 


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May 9
Saturday

 

 

 

Valley Concert Choral - Movie and Musical Favorites Sing-Along
Bring the family for this fun and lighthearted evening of music. Enjoy choral excerpts from Camelot, West Side Story, Brigadoon, Carousel, Sound of Music and more. Join in singing your favorite movie and musical tunes and feel like a Broadway star!
Sponsor: Valley Concert Choral
Location:  Trinity Lutheran Church, 1225 Hopyard Rd, Pleasanton.
Times:  7:00pm
Admission: $18 in advance, $20 at the door.  Students 18 and under free.  Season tickets are $53.
More info: Valley Concert Chorale
 
RV Show
 

 

 


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May 15-25
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Northern California RV Show
Combined RV and Boat Show
The annual manufacturers' show & sale and the Northern California marine association boat show & sale have joined together for a huge show of all your recreation, sports and boating favorites!
Dealers, Manufacturers, Vendors & more!
Sponsor: GoodTimes Promotions & Northern California Marine Assn.
Location:  Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Times:  11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Mon.-Fri.); 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Sat & Sun); 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (last day).
Admission: General Admission: $6;  Seniors 62+: $5;  Children 16 and under: Free.
   Discounts: Special "Senior Wednesday Free", Coupons on website.
More info: Fairgrounds Web SiteRVshow site 
  Check web sites listed above for the most up to date information.
Livermore-Amador Symphony Concert

At the Bankhead Theater

 

 


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May 16
Saturday
Livermore-Amador Symphony Concert - Along the Rhine
Rossini:  La Gazza Ladra Overture
Schumann: Symphony No. 3, "Rhenish"
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 2 - Anthony Doheny, violin
Gliere:  "Russian Sailor's Dance" from The Red Poppy
Sponsor: Livermore Amador Symphony
Location: Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Time:
  8:00pm (Pre Concert talk at 7:00pm)
Admission:  Adult: $28/$24/$20; Seniors (62+): $26/$22/$18, Youth (through high school): $8.  Season tickets also available.
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office info  -  LVPAC Online Ordering page
More info:
Livermore-Amador Symphony (925) 373-6824,  eLivermore.com theater pageLivermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Livermore Scottish Games & Celtic Celebration


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May 16-17
Sat - Sun

 

 

Livermore Scottish Games & Celtic Celebration
5th Annual.
The Livermore Games will include a full schedule of Scottish events, including heavy athletics, sheepdog trials, historical reenactments, clan tents, birds of prey, retail vendors, jousting, musical entertainers, pipe bands, antique cars, a tug of war, Highland and Country dancing, wine and whisky tasting, and the ancient Gaelic game of shinty.
Now twinned with the Birnam Highland Games in Scotland
Pipe Band Competition this year.
Sponsor: LARPD with the Tri-Valley Scotian League
Location:  Robertson Park
Times:  12pm to 8pm
Admission: $15 adults; $12 young adultss (16-20) & Senior;  and $7 for kids 6-15; Free for 5 and under.  Parking is Free this year.
Discount tickets available online.
More info: Livermore Games site, or  LARPD
 
Toying with Science

At the Bankhead Theater

 


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May 17
Sunday

 

 

 

Toying with Science
Garry Krinsky’s acclaimed program has toured the U.S. and Canada to rave reviews. This fast-paced, varied and dynamic program combines circus skills, mime, original music, and audience involvement in the exploration of the scientific principles of gravity, leverage, fulcrums, and simple machines. Garry and his audience delve into the imaginations of scientists who played pivotal roles in the exploration and discovery of concepts that define our world. Toying with Science is part of LVPAC’s World of Wisdom Series (WOW!) sponsored in part by Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC.
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  2:00pm
Admission: $30/$25/$20
More info: eLivermore.com theater pageLivermore Valley Performing Arts Center
 
Dancing Through Relationships

At the Bankhead Theater

 


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May 20
Wed

 

 

 

Dancing Through Relationships
For the first time, the Las Positas Dance Department will be performing at the Bankhead Theater. The dances are all original pieces developed for the show Dancing Through Relationships. The performance shows a variety of styles including jazz, contemporary, hip-hop, tap, lyrical and modern. The second act is the three piece suite telling the story of three young couples who are pulled apart by a war how their lives interact with the people around them. Choreographers include the Las Positas College students, Amy Danya, Brian Drogosch, Victoria George (faculty), and Shanna Ottsletter.
Sponsor: Las Positas College Dance
Location:    Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  7:30pm
Admission: $11
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office info  -  LVPAC Online Ordering page
More info: Las Positas College Dance

 
Museum on Main Lecture - Meet the Museums
 

 

 


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May 21
Thursday

 

 

 

Museum on Main Lecture - Meet the Museums
“Meet the Museums: Representatives from Behring Automotive Museum, Pacific Locomotive Association and Lindsay Wildlife Museum” lecture will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, May 21 at Lynnewood United Methodist Church, 4444 Black Avenue, Pleasanton.  The lecture is part of the Ed Kinney Lecture Series presented by the Museum On Main in Pleasanton.

May is Museum Month and each of the representatives will share some background about their facility and special programs. There will be brochures and hand-out materials. This is an opportunity for visitors to learn about new places to visit and share the museum experience. Each museum is unique in it's own way, from expensive collectible cars to live native animals to a ride on a steam locomotive.
Sponsor: Museum on Main
Location:  Lynnewood United Methodist Church, 4444 Black Ave, Pleasanton
Times:  7:00pm
Admission: $10 donation ($5 for ALVHS members)
More info: Museum on Main

Broadway Chorus "Great Choruses of Broadway"
 


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May 22-24
Fri-Sun
Broadway Chorus "Great Choruses of Broadway"
Broadway Chorus and Youth Chorus will be performing their spring concert "Great Choruses of Broadway." Enjoy the start of your Spring season as Jenny Matteucci leads the Broadway Chorus in singing familiar standards.
The show will feature selections from beloved Broadway musicals including Guys and Dolls, The Sound of Music, Oklahoma, Brigadoon, Fiddler on the Roof and Peter Pan.

Joining them will be Tri-Valley Repertory Children's Chorus conducted by Martie Muldoon.
Sponsor: Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre (formerly Pleasanton Playhouse)
Location:  Amador Theatre, 1155 Santa Rita Road, Pleasanton (Amador High School)
Times:  Fridays & Saturday: 8:00pm.  Sunday Matinees: 2:00pm
Admission: Adults: $18, Seniors (60+): $15, Juniors (under 18): $10
More info: Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre (formerly Pleasanton Playhouse)

Broadway Chorus at the Bankhead Theater
"Hardhat" Concert
Sept 30, 2007

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B17, B24, & P51 at the Livermore Airport

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May 24-26
Sun-Tues

 

B17 & B24 Bombers plus P51 Mustang fighter at the Livermore Airport
Vintage B17 and B24 bombers once again visit the Livermore airport.  This year a P51 joins them.  You can take pictures, walk through the bombers, and talk to the crew.  Flights are also available for a $425 donation.
In recent years a number of other vintage aircraft, many from WWII, have also been on display.
See the eLivermore photos.
Sponsor: The Collins Foundation
Location:  Livermore Airport
Times:  Walk Through Tour times:  Sunday: 12-4; Monday, 11-4, Tuesday, 10-4
   Flight Experiences take place before and after the tours.
Admission: Walk Through Tour: Adults: $12.00; Children 12 & under: $6;  Rides: $425 for 30 minute flight on B-17 or B-24.
More info: The Collings Foundation.  For Rides Call - 978-562-9182
Lark in the Park - Kottinger Park
 

 

 

 


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May 23
Sat

 

 

 

Lark in the Park - Kottinger Park
“Lark in the Park,” led my a museum docent and sponsored by Pleasanton’s Museum On Main, takes you one Saturday each month to one of Pleasanton’s local parks and helps you explore the local history that surrounds it. Participants begin each event at the designated park where the activities will take place.

This month is a visit to Kottinger Park. All events are from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

An information sheet on each park will be handed out. Photos of the parks will be available for purchase, $5 for one quality photo; $1 for one photocopy. An activity related to that park’s history will be presented. Yearly membership in the Lark in the Park is $25 per person and includes passport, binder, and one photo of each park’s special history.

Donations are gratefully accepted and a portion will go toward the Museum’s Educational Scholarship Fund. The goal this year is to raise $1,000 for a competitive scholarship between the two high schools. Next year plans are to have scholarship programs for both schools.

2009 - March 28, Hansen Park; April 25, Orloff Park; May 23 Kottinger Park; June 27, Moller Park; July 25, Veteran’s Park; August 22; Delucchi Park.
Sponsor: Museum on Main
Location:  Kottinger Park
Times:  10am to 2:00pm
Admission: $25 for a full year's membership
More info: Museum on Main
 

Livermore Heritage Guild Auction
 

 

 

 


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May 23
Sat

 

 

 

Livermore Heritage Guild Auction
Come and enjoy an evening of old fashioned fun, food, and bidding wars at the Guild's annual auction. It all takes place at the Duarte Garage located on the old Lincoln Highways at the corner of Portola and L Streets in Livermore.

Lynn Owens is the auctioneer and when he is on the podium, one never knows what you wind up taking home.

More donations are welcomed. Check your deepest cupboards, basements, attics, garages and closets and help us make this a fun and successful event.

The money we raise helps fund Guild projects in our community.
Sponsor: Livermore Heritage Guild
Location:  Duarte Garage, corner of Portola and L St., Livermore
Times:  Preview items at 5 p.m. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. with the auction to follow at 7 p.m. Admission: Dinner: $8.00.
More info: LHG web site, or Call 925 449-9927 for more information.


 

Pleasanton Antique Faire
 

 

 

 


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May 24
Sunday

 

 

 

Pleasanton Antique Faire
It’s the antique show you’ve been waiting for. Don’t miss it. The semi-annual Pleasanton Downtown Association Antique and Collectible Street Faire is back and will be held on Sunday, May 24 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Main Street. Admission is free. The event is sponsored by the Pleasanton Downtown Association and produced Jerry and Betsy Goldman of Turn Key Productions.

This event is an antique lover’s dream featuring vintage, retro, and antique home furnishings, clothing, furniture, jewelry, paintings, books, etc. Over a mile of antiques and collectibles will be displayed by more than 400 professional dealers from all over the West, all twenty years or older. This is the 18th year for this outstanding Downtown Pleasanton event that is one of the largest antique faires in the eleven Western states. Spend the day shopping for that special treasure and prepare to be dazzled by the vast array of quality items available not only from the antique dealers but in the shops throughout downtown.

The show will feature free appraisals by Steve Yvaska, noted appraiser and Journalist. The appraisals will run from 10:00AM to 1:00PM. He will be located at the information booth on the corner of Main and Division Streets. Limit three items per person.

Street parking is available. From I-680 take the Bernal Avenue exit and go east past the Fairgrounds and turn left onto Old Bernal Avenue. From I-580, take the Santa Rita Road exit and follow Santa Rita to downtown.
Sponsor: Pleasanton Downtown Association
Location:  Downtown Pleasanton
Times:  8am to 4pm
Admission: Free
More info: Pleasanton Downtown Association, Pleasanton Antique Fair web site.

 

Pacific Chamber Symphony - Beethoven's 5th

At the Bankhead Theater

 


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May 28
Thurs

 

 

 

Pacific Chamber Symphony - Beethoven's 5th
Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony is the most well-known work in the orchestral literature. The full triumphal impact on the inner self can only be fully appreciated in live performance by a great orchestra in an acoustically outstanding hall.
Sponsor: Pacific Chamber Symphony
Location:    Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  8:00pm
Admission: $38/$32/$26
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office info  -  LVPAC Online Ordering page
More info: Pacific Chamber Symphony,  

 
Friday Night Movie Nights - The Incredibles
 

 

 

 


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May 29
Fri

 

 

 

Friday Night Movie Night - The Incredibles
Enjoy the movies on a Big Screen with Premium Sound
5:30pm Play Time with trained staff to lead kids in interactive activities
Movies start at 6:30pm.
Refreshments will be sold.  Bring blankets and chairs.
March27: Sandlot
April 24: Monsters Inc
May 29: The Incredibles
Sponsor: LARPD.
Location:  Robert Livermore Community Center Gymnasium - 4444 East Ave, Livermore
Times:  5:30pm Play Time
Admission: Free
More info: LARPD, 373-5734.  Event Brochure

 
Through the Eyes of Faith

At the Bankhead Theater

 


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May 29
Friday

 

 

 

Through the Eyes of Faith
This autobiographical journey is a passionate drama everyone will enjoy! Faith Alpher’s one woman show is a touching and beautiful story about believing in yourself no matter what. Through the Eyes of Faith is an inspirational journey that celebrates diversity and frees the Human Spirit!
Sponsor: Tri-Valley Haven - A Benefit to End Violence Against Woman in the Tri-Valley
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  8:00pm
Admission: $28/$19/$19
More info: LVPAC web site

 
Cantabella Children's Chorus Spring Concert
 

 

 

 

 


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May 30
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Cantabella Children's Chorus Spring Concert
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Sponsor: Cantabella Children's Chorus
Location:  Amador Theatre, 1155 Santa Rita Road, Pleasanton (Amador High School)
Times:  1:30pm and 4:00pm
Admission: TBD
More info: http://www.cantabella.org/

Cantabella Children's Chorus at the Bankhead Theater
"Hardhat" Concert
Sept 30, 2007

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Goodguys 16th Summer Get-Together
 

 

 


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May 30-31
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Goodguys 16th Summer Get-Together
Over 2,000 American-made or American-powered cars and trucks, huge swap meet and cars 4 sale corral, model/pedal car show, kids' fun area, goodgals gallery, and much more.
Sponsor: Goodguys Rod & Custom Association
Location:  Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Times:  8am to 5pm (Sat); 8am to 4pm (Sun)
Admission: $15 General Admission; $6 children (7-12); free to children 6 and under; $8 parking
More info: Fairgrounds Web Site or www.good-guys.com, 925-838-9876
Sing, Sing, Swing, Swing

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May 31
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Sing, Sing, Swing, Swing
Sing, Sing, Swing, Swing, - Music from the 1930’s – Early 1950’s. .....SmARTSunlimited Children’s Performing Arts School will be performing its annual recital with music from the 1930’s – 1950’s. This concert includes soloists and ensembles in piano, voice, percussion, guitar, dance, brass, acting, & dance from all divisions – including Early Childhood, Junior and Upper Division programs.
Sponsor: SmARTSunlimited Children’s Performing Arts Recital
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  1:00pm
Admission: $30.00  Seniors tickets are $20.00 and students under 18 years old are $10.00.
More info: LVPAC web site

 
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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
Free Computer Class:
Introduction to Microsoft Word
May 2
Sat
10:15-12:15

Main Library

Learn the basics of word processing and how to maneuver through the Word menus and toolbars to create and edit a simple document.

Classes are hands-on, first come, first served and take place in Community Room B. For more information call 373-5505.

Celtic Harp Trio Triskela May 3
Sunday
2:00pm

Main Library

The Bay Area Celtic Harp Trio Triskela will perform at the Livermore Public Library Civic Center, 1188 S. Livermore Avenue, at 2pm on Sunday, May 3. There is no charge for this event.
Triskela will weave a tapestry of world music, taking you on a journey from the Emerald Isle through Europe, the Middle East and Latin America, including the trio's original works as well. The enchanting sound of three hand-made harps is graced by sweet harmony vocals, flute, penny whistle, and bodhran.
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.
Employer Meet & Greet May 5
Tues
4-6pm
Main Library
At this monthly event, attendees can connect with local employers who are looking to hire.

The public is invited to attend these free programs at the Civic Center Library, 1188 S. Livermore Ave., Livermore. For additional information please call 925-373-5500 extension 5595 or check out the Job Center Website at: http://www.ci.livermore.ca.us/library/free2jobs.html

Free Computer Class:
E-mail Basics
May 9
Sat
10:15-12:15

Main Library

Discover a fun and easy way to keep in touch with family and friends. Participants will receive help in setting up an e-mail account in Google Mail.

Classes are hands-on, first come, first served and take place in Community Room B. For more information call 373-5505.

Mock Interview Round Robin May 12
Tues
5-7pm
Main Library
Attendees will participate in a mock interview and receive suggestions from a career advisor on how to improve their interview style.

The public is invited to attend these free programs at the Civic Center Library, 1188 S. Livermore Ave., Livermore. For additional information please call 925-373-5500 extension 5595 or check out the Job Center Website at: http://www.ci.livermore.ca.us/library/free2jobs.html

Free Computer Class:
Introduction to the Internet
May 16
Sat
10:15-12:15

Main Library

Become acquainted with the mouse, the keyboard and other basic skills for using the Internet and learn how to navigate websites.

Classes are hands-on, first come, first served and take place in Community Room B. For more information call 373-5505.

Applying Online May 18
Monday
5-7pm
Main Library
In this hands-on class, participants will learn how to register and post their resumes on major job boards, search and apply for jobs, set job alerts, and more! Participants must have a web-based e-mail account and an accessible electronic resume.

The public is invited to attend these free programs at the Civic Center Library, 1188 S. Livermore Ave., Livermore. For additional information please call 925-373-5500 extension 5595 or check out the Job Center Website at: http://www.ci.livermore.ca.us/library/free2jobs.html

Job Search Support Group May 21
Thursday
5:30-7pm
Main Library
Attendees will have the opportunity to network with fellow job seekers and receive tips and advice from a professional career advisor.

The public is invited to attend these free programs at the Civic Center Library, 1188 S. Livermore Ave., Livermore. For additional information please call 925-373-5500 extension 5595 or check out the Job Center Website at: http://www.ci.livermore.ca.us/library/free2jobs.html

From Crayons to Careers – Mothers Returning to the Workforce May 26
Tuesday
6-8pm
Main Library
Mothers who are considering returning to work will have the opportunity to discuss career change and transition with Yvonne Lefort, a professional Career Counselor from MothersinBalance.com.

The public is invited to attend these free programs at the Civic Center Library, 1188 S. Livermore Ave., Livermore. For additional information please call 925-373-5500 extension 5595 or check out the Job Center Website at: http://www.ci.livermore.ca.us/library/free2jobs.html