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March 2011

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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

2011 

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

See Notes on Sun / Moon

1
Sun:
06:39 -- 18:01
Moon:
04:47 -- 15:25

Library Event:
  Teen Art Exposition
  & Contest
  Accepting Entries
     All Month

 

2
Sun:
06:37 -- 18:02
Moon:
05:17 -- 16:23

Library Event:
  Paws to Read

    7:00 & 8:00pm

 

3
Sun:
06:36 -- 18:03
Moon:
05:45 -- 17:21

 

4  New Moon
Sun:
06:35 -- 18:04
Moon:
06:11 -- 18:18

New Orleans Bash
      5:00 to 10:00pm

Robin & Linda Williams
      8:00pm

Tri-Valley Rep - Studio
    Bat Boy: The Musical

      8:00pm

 

5
Sun:
06:33 -- 18:05
Moon:
06:36 -- 19:14

Pls Farmers Market 
     9:00 to 1:00

LLNL Science on Saturday
   Superheavy Elements; Search
   for the End of the Periodic Table

     9:30 and 11:15

Doll & Teddy Bear Show 
      10:00 to 3:30

Tri-Valley Rep - Studio
    Bat Boy: The Musical

      8:00pm

6
Sun:
06:32 -- 18:06
Moon:
07:01 -- 20:10

Lvr Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00pm

Niles Canyon Railroad
     10:30 to 3:00pm

Tri-Valley Rep - Studio
    Bat Boy: The Musical

      2:00pm

Library Event:
  Psychic Encounters

    2:00pm

Pleasanton Chamber Players
      3:00pm

 

7
Sun:
06:30 -- 18:07
Moon:
07:28 -- 21:08

Le Leche Meeting
     10:00am

Mardi Gras
Sun:
06:29 -- 18:08
Moon:
07:57 -- 22:05

 

Ash Wednesday
Sun:
06:27 -- 18:08
Moon:
08:29 -- 23:04

Library Event:
  Paws to Read

    7:00 & 8:00pm 

10
Sun:
06:26 -- 18:09
Moon:
09:07 -- xx:xx

 

11
Sun:
06:24 -- 18:10
Moon:
09:51 -- 00:02

Gem Fair
      12 to 7pm

Tri-Valley Rep - Studio
    Bat Boy: The Musical

      8:00pm

 

12  Moon 1st Qtr
Sun:
06:23 -- 18:11
Moon:
10:41 -- 00:58

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00

Mother's Club Used Clothing
   & Equipment Sale

      9am to 2:45pm

Gem Fair
      10 to 6

Joan Buchanan talks about
   The CA Budget Crisis

     2:00pm

Tri-Valley Rep - Studio
    Bat Boy: The Musical

      8:00pm

Sunol Repertory Theatre
   Trouble Bubbles at the
   Hot Springs

      8:00pm

Madama Butterfly
     8:00pm

 

13  Daylight Saving Time Begins
Sun:
07:21 -- 19:12
Moon:
12:39 -- 02:51

Lvr Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00pm

Gem Fair
      10 to 5

Ravenswood Tours 
     12:00 to 4:00pm

Tri-Valley Rep - Studio
    Bat Boy: The Musical

      2:00pm

Madama Butterfly
     2:00pm

 

14
Sun:
07:20 -- 19:13
Moon:
13:43 -- 03:40

 

15
Sun:
07:18 -- 19:14
Moon:
14:52 -- 04:24

 

16
Sun:
07:17 -- 19:15
Moon:
16:04 -- 05:03

 

17  St. Patrick's Day
Sun:
07:15 -- 19:16
Moon:
17:17 -- 05:39

 

18
Sun:
07:14 -- 19:17
Moon:
18:31 -- 06:13

Scrapbook Expo
     10 to 6

Sunol Repertory Theatre
   Trouble Bubbles at the
   Hot Springs
 
      8:00pm

19  Full Moon
Sun:
07:12 -- 19:18
Moon:
19:46 -- 06:47

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00

Scrapbook Expo
     9 to 5

Barrel Tasting Weekend
   Livermore Value Wine Country

      12:00 to 4:30pm

Sunol Repertory Theatre
   Trouble Bubbles at the
   Hot Springs

      8:00pm

Madama Butterfly
     8:00pm 

20  First Day of Spring
    
(Vernal Equinox)

Sun:
07:11 -- 19:19
Moon:
21:02 -- 07:22

Lvr Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00pm

Niles Canyon Railroad
     10:30 to 3:00pm

Barrel Tasting Weekend
   Livermore Value Wine Country

      12:00 to 4:30pm

Madama Butterfly
     2:00pm

 

21
Sun:
07:09 -- 19:20
Moon:
22:16 -- 08:00

 

22
Sun:
07:08 -- 19:21
Moon:
23:29 -- 08:41

Taylor 2
      7:30pm

 

23
Sun:
07:06 -- 19:22
Moon:
xx:xx -- 09:28

 

24
Sun:
07:05 -- 19:23
Moon:
00:36 -- 10:21

 

25
Sun:
07:03 -- 19:23
Moon:
01:36 -- 11:18

Golden Dragon Acrobats
      7:30pm

Sunol Repertory Theatre
   Trouble Bubbles at the
   Hot Springs

      8:00pm

 

26  Moon Last Qtr
Sun:
07:02 -- 19:24
Moon:
02:27 -- 12:18

Pls Farmers Market
     9:00am to 1:00pm

Livermore-Amador Symphony
   Brahms's 4th and Joe Bonfiglio

     7:00 talk, 8:00 concert

Sunol Repertory Theatre
   Trouble Bubbles at the
   Hot Springs

      8:00pm

Goodguys Get Together
      8:00 to 5:00

 

27
Sun:
07:00 -- 19:25
Moon:
03:11 -- 13:19

Goodguys Get Together
      8:00 to 4:00

Lvr Farmers Market
     9:00 to 1:00pm

Ravenswood Tours
     12:00 to 4:00pm

Library Event:
  Van Gogh

    2:00pm

 

28
Sun:
06:59 -- 19:26
Moon:
03:48 -- 14:19

 

29
Sun:
06:57 -- 19:27
Moon:
04:20 -- 15:18

Aquila Theatre Company
      7:30pm

 

30
Sun:
06:56 -- 19:28
Moon:
04:49 -- 16:16

 

31
Sun:
06:54 -- 19:29
Moon:
05:15 -- 17:12

A Life in the Theatre - Preview
  Shakespeare & Associates

     7:00pm

 

   
Other Months
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Other Calendar Information
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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 2011 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

 

   
Bat Boy: The Musical - Tri-Valley Repertory Theater
 

 


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Feb 18, 19, 20
Feb 25, 26, 27

Mar 4, 5, 6
Mar 11, 12, 13

Fri-Sun

 

Bat Boy - Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre
Based on a June 23, 1992 Weekly World News story about a half-boy, half-bat, dubbed "Bat Boy", found living in a cave.

Ripped from the headlines of the The Weekly World News, Bat Boy: The Musical tells the amazing story of a strange boy with pointy ears, his struggle fo find a place in the world that shuns him, and the lone that can create both miracles and madness.
Sponsor: Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre
Location:  Studio Theater, 1048 Serpentine Lane, Suite 309, Pleasanton
Times:  Fridays & Saturday: 8:00pm.  Sunday Matinees: 2:00pm
Admission: Single tickets: TBD.  Season tickets (3 shows): $70 for adults (18-60), $62 for seniors (60+), $56 for juniors (under 18).
More info: Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre (formerly Pleasanton Playhouse),

New Orleans Bash at the Bothwell

Photos from 2008
Photos from 2009
Photos from 2010

 


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March 4
Friday

 

 

 

New Orleans Bash at the Bothwell
The New Orleans Bash at the Bothwell has become the place to celebrate Mardi Gras, New Orleans-style! With over-the-top décor that echoes the atmosphere of the French Quarter, to the excess that is Mardi Gras, we offer a chance to step out in style or be Bourbon-Street casual for a night of live music and a great party. Masks are optional – and if you don’t have one, we offer a French Quarter-style shopping experience, where you can purchase masks, beads to wear or give away, and fun souvenirs. Highlights include Hurricanes, New Orleans Jazz and cuisine, and a Preservation Hall Experience, a tribute to the world-famous French Quarter jazz club, with ticketed concerts at 6 and 7pm.

The event includes a silent auction with exciting and interesting opportunities and prizes from generous donors. All proceeds benefit the Bothwell Arts Center.

5:00pm Doors Open
   Pirate’s Corner Bar Opens
   Dining, Shopping, Sightseeing (Best time for shopping, browsing)
   Carefully Selected Early Jazz Background Music
   Earlybird Opportunity Prizes this Hour
   Silent Auction begins

6:00pm Preservation Hall Tribute (Big Money in Gumbo) 
   Live Jazz begins, Jackson Square (included in cover charge)
   Opportunity Prizes

7:00pm Final Preservation Hall Tribute
   First Round Silent Auctions Close this hour

8:00pm Big Money in Gumbo joins Jazz in Jackson Square
   Final Silent Auctions & Opportunity Prizes this Hour

9:30pm Dining Closes, Last Call for Alcohol

Sponsor: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Location:  Bothwell Center, 2466 8th St. Livermore
Times:  5:00pm to 10:00pm
Admission: $15 – Party Admission Advanced ($20 at the door),  $30 - Preservation Hall Concert (includes Celebration Admission)
    $3 to $10 - Drinks and Dinner a la Carte
More info: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
 

Robin & Linda Williams

At the Bankhead Theater

 


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March 4
Friday

 

 

 

Robin & Linda Williams
Robin and Linda Williams are joined in concert with Their Fine Group, which formed after they teamed up with former Red Clay Rambler Jim Watson (bass, vocals and mandolin). Featuring a rotating cast of characters, the role of fourth member is played by Jimmy Gaudreau (mandolin and mandola), Tony Williamson (mandolin), Chris Brashear (fiddle), or Tom Corbett (mandolin). Whatever the configuration, the band keeps the joint jumpin’.
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  8:00pm
Admission:  $40/$29/$18.   Students (17 & under): $12
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office
More info: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center  -  www.robinandlinda.com  -  eLivermore.com theater page


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LLNL Science on Saturday - Fighting Super Bugs: Overcoming Antibiotic Resistance

At the Bankhead Theater


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Feb 5
Feb 12
Feb 19

March 5

Saturday

 

 

 

LLNL Science on Saturday -

February 5:  Proton Therapy for Cancer: Addressing a Big Problem With a Small Machine
Presenter:  George Caporaso, LLNL scientist and Tom Shefler, Teacher Granada High School
This lecture will discuss the role radiation plays in the treatment of cancer, and in particular, cover how the use of energetic proton beams could improve cancer treatment. Unfortunately, this type of treatment has limited availability due to the large size and cost of current proton therapy systems. A new type of particle accelerator that holds promise of greatly miniaturizing proton treatment systems and making this treatment more widely available will be described.

It's Gust about Time: Harnessing the Wind for our Future Energy Needs
Presenter: Jeff Mirocha and Sonia Wharton, Teacher: Christine Tyler
Can we produce much of the energy we need from clean, renewable sources? Wind energy can lead the way. We will learn why the wind blows, where the winds blow the best, how energy can be generated from the wind, and how science and engineering can ensure a reliable and abundant supply of green, renewable energy to power our future. Its "gust" about time.

Withstanding Climate Change: You Can Change the World
Presenter: Dean Williams, Teacher: Roger Johnson and Tiffany Burkel
This presentation is designed to give middle and high school students a basic understanding of what climate models are and how they function. The evolution of the resolution and complexity of climate models from the mid 1970's to the present is discussed, as are the changes in data set size. Methods for testing climate models against a variety of benchmarks such as historical climate changes or seasonal changes are explained. The presentation shows that various climate models have different strengths and weaknesses and that the average of a number of models produces the best results. Several key issues arising from global climate change are highlighted followed by suggestions for student actions that will help them limit their carbon dioxide emissions.

Superheavy Elements; Search for the End of the Periodic Table
Presenter: Ken Moody, Teacher: Dean Reese
The periodic table provides a way of presenting chemical information that makes it the fundamental tool of the chemist. Consequently, it is displayed on the wall in most science classrooms. Recent discoveries of new elements have extended the periodic table beyond what was thought was possible in the recent past, and demonstrate the existence of a collection of Superheavy Elements with unusual nuclear properties at the limits of stability. We will study the relationship between atoms and elements, and between nuclei and isotopes. We will discuss how radioactive decay provides both the means of detecting single atoms of new elements, and hinders our ability to study their chemical properties. We will discuss how new elements are produced and identified, and how this leads to experiments that tell us about the extreme limits of chemical behavior, the possible breakdown of periodicity, and the ultimate end of the periodic table.

Sponsor: LLNL
Location:  Bankhead Theater (Livermore Performing Arts Theater)
Times:  9:30am and 11:15am
Admission: Free - seats are first come first served.
More info: LLNLScience on Saturday web page

Northern California Doll & Teddy Bear Show


At the Fairgrounds

 

 


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March 5
Saturday

 

Northern California Doll & Teddy Bear Show
show and sale features over 130 tables of lovable dolls and teddy bears in all sizes. There will be a variety of antique to modern dolls, including Barbies, as well as hand-crafted and manufactured teddies and supplies, books and magazines.
Featuring: Many dealers are willing to answer questions or give appraisals. Doll repair dealers will be at the show to discuss your needs. Many teddy bear artists will be on hand to chat with, including some that make bears from recycled fur coats.
Sponsor: Larry & Betty Herman
Location:  Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Times:  10am to 3:30pm
Admission:   Adult $5, Children 6 - 14 $2 Discount: $1 off adult admission coupon available on website   Parking $8.00
More info:    Show Website  or Fairgrounds web site
 
Pleasanton Chamber Players


Firehouse Arts Center


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March 6
Sunday

 

 

 

Pleasanton Chamber Players
Celebrating the anniversary of Chopin’s 200th birthday, award winning Belgian pianist Evelyne Brancart, chair of the piano department at Indiana University, will perform Chopin’s 24 Etudes, Op. 10 & 25, and Schumann’s Sonata No. 1 in F# minor, Op.11. A renowned solo recitalist and chamber musician, she’s performed all over the world and has taught many of the best pianists of the new generation.
Sponsor:
Location:  Firehouse Arts Center - 4444 Railroad Ave, Pleasanton
Times:  3:00pm
Admission: Adult: $24/$20/$16  Child: $12  Senior: $20
More info: www.firehousearts.org
 
Gem Fair

At the Fairgrounds

 


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March 11-13
Fri-Sun

 

 

 

Gem Fair
Gems, Jewelry, Crystals, Beads, Lapidary Equipment, Silver, Gold, All your jewelry needs under one roof.
Sponsor: Gem Faire, Inc.
Location:  Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Times: Fri, 12pm - 7pm, Sat, 10am - 6pm, Sun, 10am - 5pm
Admission: Adult $7 for weekend pass; children under 12 free with adult;  $8 parking.  Discount: www.gemfaire.com website, 2 for 1 coupon.
More info: Fairgrounds Web Site or www.gemfaire.com 

 
Mother's Club Used Clothing & Equipment Sale

At the Fairgrounds

 

 


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March 12
Sat

 

 

 

Used Clothing & Equipment Sale
The Twin Valley Mothers of Twins Club's Used Clothing & Equipment Sale is held twice a year and features items from approximately 200 sellers. If you're looking for maternity wear, clothing for newborns to teen, car seats, single and double strollers, swings, bouncy seats, baby carriers, cribs, high chairs, safety gates, toys, books, and videos/DVDs --we most likely will have it available. All items offered for sale by our sellers go through a quality control process, and items that are found to be stained, worn, or broken are not sold.

Sellers receive between 60% - 100% of their sale proceeds, depending on the number of shifts worked and whether the seller is or is not a member of the club. The remainder goes to the Twin Valley Mothers of Twins Club. The Used Clothing & Equipment sale is the club's largest fund-raiser, and our largest philanthropic effort. Donated clothing and equipment that does not sell at the sale are given to families and organizations in need.
Sponsor: Twin Valley Mothers of Twins Club
Location:  Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Times:  9am to 2:45pm
Admission: $1  Free parking in the Pleasanton Ave Parking lot.
Parking: In the Pleasanton Avenue Parking lot across from the Fairgrounds main entrance.
More info: Fairgrounds Web Site or Twin Valley Mothers of Twins Club

 

Joan Buchanan talks about the State Budget Crisis
 

 

 


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March 12
Saturday

 

 

 

Joan Buchanan talks about the state Budget Crisis
Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan will talk about the CA State budget crisis at 2:00pm on Saturday, March 12 at the Livermore Library Civic Center in Community rooms A&B. Ms. Buchanan is uniquely qualified to discuss the financial ramifications of the budget. Admission is free.
Sponsor:
Location:  Livermore Civic Libarary, 1188 S Livermore Ave.
Times:  2:00pm
Admission: Free
More info: Livermore Library, 925 373-5500
 
Livermore Valley Opera - Madama Butterfly


At the Bankhead Theater


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Mar 12-13
Mar 19-20

Sat-Sun

Livermore Valley Opera -
Nowhere is the clash of cultures experienced as poignantly as in this heartbreaking tale that takes place in turn of the century Japan.

It’s been seven years since Livermore Valley Opera has staged this popular opera which is ranked Number 1 in Opera America's list of the 20 most-performed operas in North America. It is certainly one of the most beloved. In fact, it was said to be Puccini’s favorite. Madama Butterfly is based on David Belasco’s London stage play that, in turn, was based on an original short-story by John Luther Long. All three versions are loosely based upon actual events that occurred in Nagasaki, Japan during the latter part of the nineteenth-century.

The devoted geisha, Cio-Cio San (pronounced “Cho Cho San”) embodies Japanese honor and undaunted hope. She forsakes everything for her love of a dashing American naval officer.

With Maestro Alexander Katsman conducting the orchestra in a soaring musical score and with the fresh direction of talented guest Stage Director Brian Luedloff, this production promises to be a “rare Butterfly.”

“Ice Cream & Opera” Children’s Opera Learning Adventure will be offered at both Sunday matinee performances, March 13th and March 20th.
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Opera
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  Sat: 8:00pm.  Sun: 2:00pm
Admission:  $64/$52/$39  Students: $54/$42/$29
More info: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center  -  Livermore Valley Opera  -  eLivermore.com theater page

 

Trouble Bubbles at the Hot Springs - Sunol Repertory Theatre
 

 

 


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Mar 12
Mar 18,19
Mar 25,26
Apr 1,2

Fri-Sat

Trouble Bubbles at the Hot Springs - Sunol Repertory Theatre
Trouble Bubbles at the Hot Springs or Hold Your Nose as You Walk By

By Gary McCarver Directed by Kathy Morris
Sponsor: Sunol Repertory Theatre
Location:  Sunol Glen School Theater, 11601 Main St, Sunol
Times:  8:00pm
Admission: $15
More info: Sunol Repertory Theatre

 

Scrapbook Expo

At the Fairgrounds

 


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Mar 18-19
Fri-Sat

 

 

 

Scrapbook Expo
National manufacturers and local scrapbook retail stores selling all types of tools & products used to create beautiful scrapbook pages & projects.

Whether you're a novice or a seasoned scrapbooker Scrapbook EXPO is the place you want to be!
Scrapbook EXPO offers you the opportunity to learn all the newest and hottest scrapbooking techniques!
Top-notch workshops and basic classes taught by experts. Exciting events, make & takes, contests, crop nights and more!
Scrapbook EXPO invites you to be one of the many guests who visit our #1 rated shows each year.
Sponsor: Davis Promotions
Location:  Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Times:  10am to 6pm (Fri); 9am to 5pm (Sat)
Admission: $9 adults; children $7 for 12 and under ; $8 parking  $2 off from scrapbook website
More info: Fairgrounds Web Site or www.scrapbookexpo.com   1-888-252-3676

Barrel Tasting Weekend - LVWGA
 

 

 

 


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March 19-20
Sat, Sun

 

 

 

3rd Annual Barrel Tasting Weekend - Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association
Taste wines right out of the barrel, meet winemakers, and more.
Each winery will host a unique experience during barrel tasting weekend including at least 1 barrel sample for each ticket holder.
This is your chance to pre-purchase wines before they have even bottled (aka "futures")!

Pre-Sell tickets end on Friday, March 18 at 1:30pm
Tickets can be purchased at any participating winery on the day of event.

Ticket includes: a take home glass with the Livermore Valley Wine Country Logo, barrel tasting at each participating winery for Saturday & Sunday, special activities and wine discounts, and a Barrel Tasting Weekend map which includes all wineries that are participating in the Barrel Tasting weekend.

Participating Wineries & Activities: Bent Creek Winery, Big White House & John Evan Cellars, Bodegas Aguirre Winery, Cedar Mountain Winery, Charles R Vineyards, Chouinard Vineyards, Concannon Vineyard, Crooked Vine Winery, Cuda Ridge Wines, Darcie Kent Vineyards, Eagle Ridge Vineyard, Eckert Estate Winery, el Sol Winery, Fenestra Winery, Garré Vineyard & Winery, La Rochelle Winery, Las Positas Vineyards, Les Chênes Estate Vineyards, McGrail Vineyards & Winery, Mitchell Katz Winery, Murrieta's Well, Nottingham Cellars, Occasio Winery , Page Mill Winery, Rodrigue Molyneaux , Ruby Hill Winery, Stony Ridge Winery, Tamás Estates, The Steven Kent Winery, Wente Vineyards, White Crane Winery, Wood Family Vineyards
Sponsor: Livermore Wine Growers Association.
Location:  Participating Wineries
Times:  12:00-4:30pm
Admission: $30.00 advanced (sold through Friday noon), $35 day of event.
More info: Livermore Wine Growers Association.
 

Taylor 2

At the Bankhead Theater

 


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March 22
Tuesday

 

 

 

Taylor 2
Critics and audiences cheer as Taylor 2 introduces the athleticism, humor and range of emotions found in Paul Taylor's work. In selecting repertoire for Taylor 2, Taylor chooses dances that span the broad spectrum of his ever-growing collection of 125 dances. Several of the dances performed by Taylor 2 have been re-worked from the Paul Taylor Dance Company's original, celebrated version to enable the smaller ensemble of dancers to perform them on tour across America.
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  7:30pm
Admission:  $51/$40/$29.  Students (17 & under): $12
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office
More info: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center  -  www.ptdc.org/about-artists/taylor-2-dance-company  -  eLivermore.com theater page


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Golden Dragon Acrobats

At the Bankhead Theater

 


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March 25
Friday

 

 

 

Golden Dragon Acrobats
The Golden Dragons are recognized throughout the United States and abroad as the premiere Chinese acrobatic touring company of today. The reputation of the company is solidly rooted in a commitment to the highest of production values and an attention to artistic details that is unparalleled in the art form. World renowned impresario Danny Chang and choreographer, Angela Chang combine award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty.
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  7:30pm
Admission:   $62/$51/$39.  Students (17 & under): $12
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office
More info: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center  -  www.goldendragonacrobats.com  -  eLivermore.com theater page


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Livermore-Amador Symphony Concert

At the Bankhead Theater

 

 


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March 26
Saturday
Livermore-Amador Symphony  - Brahms's 4th and Joe Bonfiglio
Vaughan Williams: The Wasps, Aristophanic Suite
Copland: Clarinet Concerto Joe Bonfiglio, soloist
Brahms: Symphony No. 4

The Symphony No. 4 of Johannes Brahms is the capstone to one of music's most illustrious composing careers. Brahms poured all of himself into his final symphony, which opens with simple intervals of a third and ends in a masterfully crafted passacaglia with thirty-four variations. The surprisingly lusty third movement leaves a tune in the ear that won't soon be forgotten. Guest soloist Joe Bonfiglio will be featured in the dazzling clarinet concerto by Aaron Copland, commissioned by Benny Goodman and written to showcase Goodman’s jazz and swing style. The Wasps suite of Ralph Vaughan Williams will open the concert with a buzz; it includes the "March Past of the Kitchen Utensils."
Sponsor: Livermore Amador Symphony
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Time:
  Prelude talk from 7 to 7:30pm.  Symphony concerts begin at 8:00pm
Admission:  $28 / $25 / $22.  Senior (62 and above): $26/$23/$20  Youth (high school & younger): $10  Season tickets also available.
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office info  -  LVPAC Online Ordering page
More info:
Livermore-Amador Symphony (925) 373-6824, or Bankhead Theater

Goodguys All-American Get Together

At the Fairgrounds

 

 

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March 26-27
Sat to Sun
 

 

 

Goodgusy All-American Get Together
Huge Indoor & Outdoor Happenin’ at the Fairgrounds in Pleasanton featuring over 3,000 All American Made & Powered hot rods, customs, classics, muscle cars and trick trucks. Shop at 100’s of vendor/exhibitor booths or take a trip to the Swap Meet for automotive related parts and Cars 4 Sale. There’s fun for the whole family with an Arts & Crafts Show, Model Car Show and free model make and take plus a kids play area.
Sponsor: Goodguys Rod & Custom Association.
Location:   Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Times:  8 a.m. to 5 p.m.(Sat.); 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.(Sun.).
Admission: $17 adults; $6 youth ages 7-12; children 6 and under free; $8 parking.
More info:
Fairgrounds Web Site, www.good-guys.com, www.allamericangettogether.com,  925-838-9876.
Aquila Theatre Company

At the Bankhead Theater

 


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Tuesday

 

 

 

Aquila Theatre Company
Aquila Theatre presents and exciting new production of Nobel Laureate Luigi Pirandello's most famous drama, "Six Characters in Search of an Author." First staged in Rome in 1921, Pirandello's surrealist play dared to ask fundamental questions about the very nature of art and entertainment, blurring the line between reality and artifice. Just as the original London audience at Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" rioted, the crowds in Rome erupted in cries of "manicomio!" (madhouse!) during the first performance. Yet "Six Characters" went on to be considered a groundbreaking work and one of the most important plays of the twentieth century.
Sponsor: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Location:  Bankhead Theater - LVPAC web site - eLivermore Bankhead Theater page
Times:  7:30pm
Admission:  $51/$40/$29.   Students (17 & under): $12
Tickets:  Bankhead Theater Box Office
More info: Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center  -  www.aquilatheatre.com  -  eLivermore.com theater page


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Shakespeare's Associates - A Life in the Theatre
 

 

 


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Preview
Mar 31
Thurs

Performances
April 1-3
Fri-Sun

Apr 7-10
Thur-Sun

Apr 14-17
Thur-Sun

Apr 21-23
Thur-Sat

Shakespeare's Associates - A Life in the Theatre
“A hilarious and heartfelt look at two actors battling to share a dressing room and the spotlight … an inside and often outrageous look at the world of show business.”
Seating in the 60-seat theater is limited: advanced reservations suggested.
NOTE: No one under 12 years old will be admitted.
Sponsor: Shakespeare's Associates
Location:  Bothwell Arts Center - West End Theater.  2466 8th Street, Livermore
Times:   Thursdays: 7:00pm;  Fri & Sat: 8:00pm;  Sun: 2:00pm
Admission:
 

Day

General

Full Time Educator
Senior (65+)
Full Time Student (w/Valid ID)

Thursday, March 31 Preview

$25

$25

Thursdays other than March 31

$30

$28

Fridays

$32

$30

Saturdays

$35

$33

Sundays

$30

$28

Add $1.99 service fee to all tickets 

More info: Shakespeare's Associates - 925-443-2273
 

Livermore Library Events
Livermore Library Events

Sponsor: Livermore Library
Locations: See specific event for its location.
    Main (Civic Center) Library: 1188 S Livermore Ave.
    Rincon Branch: 725 Rincon Ave.
    Springtown Branch: 998 Bluebell Dr
Times:  See Table
Admission: Free.
More info: Livermore Library, 925 373-5500

Photo by Bill Nale
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Event Date / Time / Location Description
Paws to Read Jan 19 to
March 9
Wednesdays

7:00 to 8:00pm

Main Library

This popular program, in which children read to dogs, will begin its new season this January. Paws to Read, a program sponsored by the Livermore Public Library and the Valley Humane Society, is based on studies which show that reading with trained therapy dogs can improve a child’s self-esteem and confidence, as well as encourage a child to read more. This program has proved to be very popular, with youngsters perfecting their reading skills.

The Winter program series will take place on Wednesday evenings, January 19 through March 9, 2011,with two sessions between 7 and 8 p.m. Sessions will be approximately 25 minutes long and will be held in the Livermore Public Library Civic Center Storytime/Craft Room. Registration begins Monday, January 10th. Children may register for up to three sessions during the Winter series, as space allows. Drop-ins may be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Participating children should not be fearful of dogs or have allergies to pets.

For more information or to register, please call the Livermore Public Library's Children's Desk at 925-373-5500, ext. 5504.

Teen Art Exposition & Contest

Accepting Entries

March 1-31
Accepting Entries

Regular Hours

Main Library

The Livermore Public Library invites teens to participate in the 2010 Teen Art Exposition and Contest. The Friends of the Livermore Public Library is sponsoring this unique opportunity for teens to share their artistic talent with local artists and the citizens of Livermore.

Livermore residents in the sixth through twelfth grades are encouraged to submit a piece of original art. Works eligible for this exhibit are limited to visual media including painting, sculpture, photography, textiles and collage. Entries will be accepted Tuesday, March 1, 2011 through Thursday, March 31, 2011 at the Civic Center Library. The first five entrants will each receive a $10.00 gift certificate generously donated by Way Up Art and Frame in Livermore.

Teen artwork will be on display from April 1 through April 30 in the Civic Center Library Art Gallery during the library’s regular hours. Artwork will be shown as space allows. On Tuesday, April 2, 2011, artwork will be judged and ribbons awarded.

The community is invited to attend the Artist’s Reception that takes place on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm in Community Room A of the Civic Center Library.

For more information and to access entry forms, please visit TEEN SPACE on the Livermore Public Library’s website at www.livermore.lib.ca.us or contact Sandy at 373-5500 ext. 5583.

Psychic Encounters March 6
Sunday

2:00pm

Main Library

Noted psychic, Irma Slage, discusses her books Phases of Life After Death and Psychic Encounters: A Guide to Having Your Own Spirit Contact at 2pm on Sunday, March 6 at the Livermore Public Library Civic Center, 1188 S. Livermore Avenue. There is no charge for this event. Books will be available for sale and signing.

Psychic Irma Slage speaks to spirits and promotes death as simply our next step in life. "Death", she says, "is only the beginning of another portion of our existence." Her book, Phases of Life After Death, answers the question of what happens after we die. Her new book, Psychic Encounters, A guide to having your own spirit contact, tells the different ways we have psychic encounters and how to recognize them. Irma will speak about how she knew she was psychic, how all of us are psychic and how to know when you have had a psychic experience. She also speaks about what happens to us after we die.

Psychic counselor Irma Slage has been an author and lecturer for over 30 years. She has appeared on television,( including NBC), in major newspapers throughout the country, on radio and has worked with the police. Irma lectures to groups around the country, gives private psychic readings by phone or in person and advises people how to have their own spirit contact.

The Friends of the Livermore Library have generously underwritten this program as part of the Friends Authors and Arts Series.

Van Gogh March 27
Sunday

2:00pm

Main Library

Artist and educator Marlene Aron will present the program The Life and Work of Vincent Van Gogh at the Livermore Public Library Civic Center, 1188 S. Livermore Avenue, at 2pm on Sunday, March 27. There is no charge for this event.

The Life and Work of Vincent Van Gogh is an in-depth study of one of the most brilliant and influential artists of the 19th Century - an artist whose work paved the way for the Modern Art Movement of the 20th Century and beyond. Marlene Aron will explore the intense, personal journey of Vincent Van Gogh through slides and photographs - a journey of self-discovery that led this great artist to experience the depths of despair and the heights of exaltation. Discover the joy, beauty, sorrow and genius of this amazing artist, while viewing over one hundred slides of Van Gogh's art, including rarely-seen childhood drawings and those from his early Dutch years, as well as photographs of him and his family. Hear stories about his life, his childhood, places he lived and jobs he held before he became an artist, and learn about his early artistic, literary and personal influences, his years in Paris, the women he loved and the artists he met, socialized and exhibited with. Learn about his close relationship with his brother, Theo and of his deep love and compassion for humanity.

Marlene Aron is an artist, educator and published poet. She was educated in The Netherlands at the Vrije Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten and in the United States, receiving her Master of Fine Arts degree from California College of the Arts. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Butler Institute of American Art and has been featured in Sculpture magazine. Ms. Aron taught art and art history and has given lectures, workshops and courses on Van Gogh for fifteen years in universities, museums, libraries, art centers, retirement homes and private schools.

The Friends of the Livermore Library have generously underwritten this program as part of the Friends Authors and Arts Series.

 

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