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Organizations
In the Tri-Valley Area

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Civic & Business Groups
Clubs (inc Fraternal, Scouts)
Political
Arts  (inc Theater, Dance, Music, and other)
Sports (Local)
Mom's Groups (on the Family Page)


Most descriptions are taken from the organizations' web sites.  To update the description, add links, etc., please email webservant@elivermore.com
Location key:  Lvr = Livermore;   Pls = Pleasanton;   Dub = Dublin;    SR = San Ramon;    Dan = Danville;    Sun = Sunol;     val = Valley (multiple cities)

Sun Niles Canyon Railway Running the first and third Sunday of every month (Every Sunday in April for the "Flower Train")
Lvr Livermore Heritage Guild historical collection in the historic Carnegie Library Building, downtown Livermore
Lvr

Livermore - Amador Genealogical Society

Genealogical data base of the Tri-Valley Area.
     
Civic and Business Groups 
  Tri Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau  
     
  Livermore Chamber of Commerce  
  Livermore Downtown Association 2060 Second St.  373-1795.  Livermore Downtown is committed to preserving Livermore's historic downtown district as the destination place for Livermore residents who want to eat, drink, shop, gather to meet neighbors, and enjoy cultural activities in their home town.
  Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center Provides details on the theaters proposed for downtown Livermore
     
  Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce  
  Pleasanton Downtown Association  
     
  Dublin Chamber of Commerce  
  San Ramon Chamber of Commerce  
  League of Women Voters of Livermore-Amador Valley  
  San Jose Convention & Visitors Bureau  
  Lawrence Livermore National Labs  
Clubs, etc.
Pls The Model Railroad Club at the Fair Grounds O and HO scale model railroad layouts in a 30 x 100 foot room at fairgrounds.  Open Fridays from 6PM to 10PM.  Also open during the fair and special events at the fair grounds, such as the OSH How-To fair.  eLivermore Photos (5 picturs of the layouts).
Lvr Tri_Valley Peggers Cribbage Club Play every Tuesday evening at 6:15pm at Sunrise Mobile Home Park, 856 Sundial Circle, Livermore.  Contact: Bob Prochnow 925-449-5956 Email Contact: BProchnow@gmail.com
Lvr Tri-Valley Quarter Midget Racing Club Drivers age 5 to 16 racing 1/4 scale Midget Racecars.  eLivermore Photo at Rodeo Parade.
Lvr LUNAR Livermore Unit of the National Association of Rocketry.  Model Rocket club.  Currently launches at Robertson park.
Lvr Livermore Flying Electrons Devoted to the Building and Flying of Radio Controlled Aircraft. The club actively promotes the hobby/sport of all radio controlled aircraft limited to weights less than 55 pounds.
Lvr LARK Livermore Amateur Radio Klub.  The Livermore Amateur Radio Klub was incorporated on July 30, 1959, as a nonprofit association of persons commonly interested in amateur radio.  Meet the 3rd Saturday of each month.
Lvr Del-Valle Dog Club Obedience and Conformation classes held at the Barn in Livermore
Lvr Tri-Valley Fly Fishers Tri-Valley Fly Fishers (TVFF) is a group of men and women interested in the sport of fly fishing. The mission of TVFF is to advance the art and enjoyment of fly fishing through education, recreation, and conservation. The Club offers a one-day novice class to help new anglers get started in fly fishing and hosts monthly fishing outings throughout Northern California and beyond. TVFF is also very active in conservation projects to preserve our fishing heritage. We meet at 7:00 PM on the first Thursday of every month September through June at the Livermore-Pleasanton Rod and Gun Club. Visitors are always welcome.
Lvr Native Daughters of the Golden West The Native Daughters of the Golden West, Angelita Parlor #32 was established in 1888 at the Odd Fellows Building on First Street in Livermore. The meetings are the first Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Any woman who was born in California is entitled to belong.
val Friends of the Vineyards.   P.O Box 1191, Livermore  373-1007.  Dedicated to preserving and enhancing the Livermore Valley area as one of California's most historic and premium wine growing regions
val Friends of the Arroyos Working to preserve the Arroyo areas.  Current project is the Granada Native Gardens project on Murrieta Blvd.
Lvr Livermore Valley Camera Club The Livermore Valley Camera Club is a place for beginners and experienced photographers alike to come and share the joys of photography. Meet the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month in Dublin.
Pls Pleasanton Newcomers Club to help people get acquainted with the area.  Sponsors a variety of events.
Lvr Livermore - Pleasanton Rod and Gun Club 54 acre site 2 miles north of 580, just north of the Springtown area of Livermore.  Trap range and rifle & pistol range. 
Lvr Livermore Valley Lithophiles "Lithophiles" are rock lovers and the Livermore Valley Lithophiles is a club for people interested in any phase of the rock hobby. The activities range from collecting rocks and gems through jewelry making and our annual show, the "Lithorama."
val Altamont Cruisers Car Club The Altamont Cruisers Car Club is a group of car owners and people interested in restoring, customizing and preserving cars.
Pls Amador Valley Quilters Amador Valley Quilters is open to all who share an interest in Quilting.  Meetings held the 2nd Saturday of each month at Pleasanton Middle School.
Lvr Livermore Farmer's Market Held from May through October on Thursday afternoons at Carnegie Park in Downtown Livermore.
Pls Pleasanton Farmer's Market Year round farmers market held on West Angela Street Street in Downtown Pleasanton.  9am to 1pm.
Community Organizations, Fraternal Organizations, etc.
Lvr Thunderbird Toastmasters Club Livermore at Sandia.  Sandia California's Thunderbird Toastmasters make fun of your fear. Or rather, we engage in America's most commonly mentioned fear: public speaking, and have fun doing it!
Pls Pleasanton Toastmasters Club At Pleasanton Community Toastmasters, we help each other learn the art of public speaking in a fun-filled a supporting environment.  Meets every Tuesday at 7:30 at the Dublin Library.
Lvr Livermore Leadfinders Business Network Leadfinders Business Network is a group of sales oriented business men and women who meet every Thursday to become familiar with each other's businesses and exchange business leads on a weekly basis, and to expand our contact and friendship with other people in business.
  Operation Sam Operation:S.A.M. is a non-profit organization that sends packages to our troops to show our support to those deployed all over the world, especially those
deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan.
We are operated by a group of dedicated volunteers and their families. We all have a mutual bond of respect and appreciation for the men and women who are unselfishly placing themselves in harm's way.
Lvr Livermore Veterans Foundation The LVF is committed to providing veterans with access to supportive services such as: employment, education, housing, financial advice, medical and legal resources. We also provide family support through Livermore Military Families.
Lvr Livermore Lions Club For over 80 years, the Livermore Lions has helped thousands of people in our area. Our specialty is sight and hearing health. The Livermore Lions is the oldest service group in our city.  Meetings are the 1st & 3rd Thursdays at 7:30pm at Emil Villas on the corner of Pacific and Livermore.  Contact: Gary Potter, 925 443-4414.  Email: LivermoreLionsClub@comcast.net
Lvr Livermore Rotary Club The Livermore Rotary Club  is dedicated to serving the local community in various ways which benefit a wide variety of charitable activities as well as individuals needing special support.
Lvr Rotary Club of Livermore Valley The Rotary Club of Livermore Valley was founded on April 9, 1985 and chartered by Rotary International on May 31, 1985. Members of the Rotary Club of Livermore (the noon club) saw the need to form an additional Rotary club in Livermore, particularly one that would meet in the morning.
Pls Pleasanton Rotary Club The Rotary Club of Pleasanton was founded for the purpose of fellowship and community service on July 17th of 1965. It's members are leaders in the community who, through Rotary, serve the community by working to the benefit of charitable organizations, funding scholarships and generally promoting good citizenship.
Pls Rotary Club of Pleasanton North The Rotary Club of Pleasanton North was chartered in 1987, of men and women representing a wide cross-section of local businesses and professions.  Meets Fridays at 12:15 at the Pleasanton Hilton.
Pls Tri-Valley Rotary The Tri-Valley Rotary Club is the newest of the six Rotary clubs in the Pleasanton, Dublin, and Livermore area.  Chartered as a new Rotary club in May of 2002, our club is energized and eager to help make a difference both locally and internationally.
Dbln The Rotary Club of Dublin California The Rotary Club of Dublin, chartered in 1971 has men and women representing a wide cross-section of local business and professions. The club meets each Tuesday for fellowship, lunch and interesting and informative programs dealing with the topics of local and global importance.
Lvr Eagles Fraternal Order of 609 Located at 527 North Livermore Ave, Livermore.
Pls Kiwanis Club of Pleasanton Home Page  
val Livermore - Pleasanton Elks Lodge #2117  
Lvr Aahmes Shriners  
Local Issues
Lvr Friends of Livermore Group in Livermore opposed to a North Livermore housing development
Lvr Friends of the Arroyo /
Granada Native Gardens
Friends of the Arroyo have built a native plant park called Granada Native Gardens.
Scouts
  Boy Scouts of America SF Bay Area Council San Francisco Bay Area Council.
Lvr Girl Scouts of the Bay Area  
Lvr Cresta Blanca Girl Scout Association Livermore
     
Political
  Tri Valley Democratic Club Meets the third Monday of every month.
     
Arts    Theater - Dance - Music
Lvr Livermore Art Association Mission Statement: The Livermore Art Association (LAA) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1957 to promote public interest and appreciation in the fine arts and in the fine crafts, as well as to encourage the artistic progress and the development of its membership.  The Livermore Art Association is a sponsor or major participant in a number of shows and exhibitions.
The LAA Gallery is at the Carnegie Building, on 3rd Street, open Wednesday to Sunday.
Lvr Livermore Cultural Arts Council The Livermore Cultural Arts Council was founded in 1966 as an association of educational and cultural organizations in the City of Livermore. The purpose of these organizations and of the LCAC is to promote educational and cultural activities within the Livermore community. The LCAC assists Livermore groups in presenting cultural and educational programs, studies the educational and cultural needs of Livermore, and strives to heighten community awareness and appreciation of the arts. The Livermore Cultural Arts Council publishes a calendar of cultural events in Livermore, approximately every other month.
Lvr Rae Dorough Speaker Series Provides speakers on a variety of subjects at the Bankhead Theater.
Pls The Pleasanton Art League The Pleasanton Art League (PAL) was founded in 1969 to encourage the progress and development of the creative talents of its members and to promote an interest and understanding of the fine arts and crafts by the general public.  Our roster includes established, professional artists, intermediates, beginners, students and art patrons.
Pls Pleasanton Cultural Arts Council Pleasanton Cultural Arts Council is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging an interest in all forms of art and supporting the community in pursuing facilities and environments where people may pursue the arts.
Pls Amador Valley Quilters Amador Valley Quilters is open to all who share an interest in Quilting.  Meetings held the 2nd Saturday of each month at Pleasanton Middle School.
Valley Tri-Valley Artists Guild The Tri-Valley Artists Guild organizes the ArtWalk each October and other exhibits and shows.
Art Galleries
Lvr Livermore Art Association Located in the Carnegie Building at 3rd & J.  Art from members is on display and for sale.
Lvr Linda Ryan Fine Art 171 So. J Street. 925-243-0424
Lvr art!space 133 S. Livermore Ave.  925 371-2500
art!space is an art and craft gallery and custom framing studio. We feature the work of more than 100 professional artists from all parts of the USA. Shop our unique selection of art, giclees, handcrafted jewelry and exceptional gifts.
Lvr Art Glass Studio 101 S. Livermore Ave.  925 447-1962
Stained Glass Art Studio
Theater
Lvr

Livermore Performing Arts Center

The Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center operates the Bankhead Theater and the Bothwell Arts Center.  They are also planning the Regional Theater.
Lvr Shakespeare's Associates Producers of the annual summer LIVERMORE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, Shakespeare Under the Stars and In the Vineyards, and the annual spring program, The Bothwell Series at the Bothwell Arts Center.
Lvr

Las Positas College Performing Arts

 
Lvr Livermore Valley Opera Livermore Valley Opera (LVO) combines the talents and expertise of professional music, stage and chorus directors, principal singers, musicians, and designers with the dedication and practical abilities of a volunteer board, adult chorus, stage crew, props master, stitchers, and set builders. Each fall and spring, LVO presents a locally produced, fully staged opera with orchestra in the renovated and acoustically sound Livermore Performing Arts Theatre.
Pls Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre  Regional Theatre for East Bay & Tri Valley Area.  Performances are given at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore and the Studio Theater in Pleasanton.
Sun Sunol Repertory Theatre Theatre in Sunol since 1982.  Performances at Sunol Glen School
Dance
Lvr Triple Threat Performing Arts Dance, Music, and Drama classes.
Lvr Livermore Dance Center Home of the Currin Lee Dancers.  Offers a variety of classes including Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Acrobatic/Tumbling, Hula, Adult Exercise/Dance.
Lvr Tiffany's Dance Academy Classical Ballet, Tap, and Jazz dance training in Livermore
Lvr Valley Dance Theatre The Valley Dance Theatre, a non-profit ballet company, was founded in 1980. The Company was formed to provide talented dancers with performance opportunities and to bring affordable, quality dance performances to the Valley. The Valley Dance Theatre is comprised of dancers of all ages. Dancers and staff work on a volunteer basis.
Lvr Amador Dance Xtreme Classes in Ballet, Hip Hop, Tap, and Cheerleading.
Lvr Livermore School of Dance  
Lvr Xtreme Force Dance Company Dance Training from 18 months to professional adult
Dub Spotlight Arts Academy Offers classes for students ages 18mos through adult, from beginning to career minded individuals; in jazz, tap, ballet, modern, hip hop, kinderdance, voice, belly-dancing and musical theater
Dan The Next Step Dance Studio The Next Step Dance Studio offers dance instruction and performance opportunities for children and teens in the forms of ballet, jazz, pre-dance, cheerleading, and hip-hop.. The Next Step offers dance classes for all ages and levels. Located in Danville
Music
Lvr

Cantabella Children's Chorus

Cantabella Children's Chorus is a non-profit organization located in the Livermore.  CCC strives to foster and promote the appreciation of choral music in the community through performances at annual holiday and spring concerts, local corporate and civic functions, churches, and community outreach in collboration with other musical organizations.
Lvr Del Valle Fine Arts Presents professional concerts in Livermore, at generally at the Bankhead Theater.
val Livermore-Amador Symphony Come hear our community orchestra in concerts in Livermore and Pleasanton.
Lvr Livermore Valley Opera Livermore Valley Opera (LVO) combines the talents and expertise of professional music, stage and chorus directors, principal singers, musicians, and designers with the dedication and practical abilities of a volunteer board, adult chorus, stage crew, props master, stitchers, and set builders. Each fall and spring, LVO presents a locally produced, fully staged opera with orchestra in the renovated and acoustically sound Livermore Performing Arts Theatre.
Pls

Pleasanton Community Concert Band

The Pleasanton Community Concert Band gives public performances of concert band music to encourage interest in music and cultural activities in the local area
val Valley Concert Chorale Valley Concert Chorale is entering its 40th year with a name change (was The Valley Choral Society).  The chorus consists of about forty-five singers, many of whom live in the Tri-Valley area. The chorus sings four programs during the year and holds concerts at many locations including Livermore, Pleasanton, Hayward, Oakland, Walnut Creek, Fremont, and San Francisco. Through the years the Society has offered a variety of musical performances to serve the diverse musical tastes of its audiences.
     
Lvr Livermore High School Band  
Lvr Granada High School Band  
Pls Amador High School Band  
Pls Foothill High School Band  
Dub Dublin High School Band  
Sports - Local
Lvr Livermore Rodeo  
Pls The Pleasanton Highland Games Athletics  
  The Tri-Valley Roller Girls Roller Derby team.  Practices: Monday, Wednesday, and some Fridays.  7:00pm to 9:00pm at Cabernet Indoor Sports, Livermore.
  Valley Spokesmen Touring Club Bicycle Club.  Sponsor Cinderella Classes, Wente Vineyard Classic Criterium
  Valley Spokesmen Racing Team Bicycle Racing team.
Youth Sports
Little League Baseball  
  CA District 57, Little League Baseball District covers Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin, San Ramon, Danville, Alamo
Lvr Granada Little League In Livermore, on the west side.
Lvr Livermore Little League A merger of what was Livermore National and Livermore American Little Leagues.  The first season of the new combined little league is 2016.
Pls Pleasanton Little League A merger of what was Pleasanton National and Pleasanton American Little Leagues.  The first season of the new combined little league is 2016.
Pls Pleasanton Foothill Little League  
Dub Dublin Little League  
SR San Ramon Little League South San Ramon
SR Canyon Creek Little League North San Ramon
Bh Tassajara Valley Little League Blackhawk, Tassajara, and parts of Danville
Dan Danville Little League  
Alm San Ramon Valley Little League Alamo and Diablo
     
Soccer  
Lvr Fusion Soccer League  
Pls Pleasanton Youth Soccer Leagues  
Pls Ballistic United Soccer Club The Ballistic United Soccer Club was established in 1968 to support the youth of Pleasanton, California and its surrounding un-incorporated areas.
Pls Pleasanton Rage Soccer The Pleasanton Rage is an all girls' soccer club that makes team and player development its central focus.
     
Lacrosse, Volleyball, Football, Softball, Swim, etc.  
Lvr Cabernet Indoor Sports Indoor Soccer, Baseball, Football, Lacrosse, and more.
Lvr Livermore Phantom Lacrosse Girls and Boys lacrosse club
Lvr Renegades Volleyball Club High competition Volleyball for boys 12 to 18.
Lvr Livermore Vikings Football & Cheerleading  
Lvr Livermore Heat SSB 12U National Champions.
Lvr Livermore Girls Softball League  
Lvr Livermore Referee Association specific to soccer
Pls Pleasanton Cavaliers Youth Rugby Club 150+ youth rugby players and 25+ volunteer coaches.  Fields 7 sides: U8, U10, U12, Middle School, Boys JV, Boys Varsity, Girls Varsity.   Practice and play matches at Las Positas College in Livermore and at Emerald Glen Park in Dublin.   Plays rugby 8 months a year: Winter 15s season is December - April. Summer Olympic Rugby is May - July.
Pls Pleasanton Seahawks Swim Team Swim Team
Pls Pleasanton Heat Cross Country
SR San Ramon Valley Livermore Aquatics  

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