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EventsTri-Valley Veterans Day Parade
The Pleasanton American Legion Post 236 will host the 2014 Tri-Valley Veterans Day Parade at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2 on Main Street in downtown Pleasanton. The parade will feature flyovers by Korean War era helicopters, the US Army 191st Band, and bands from Foothill High School, Oakland Military Institute, and the Piedmont Bagpipe Band. Marching units will include Color Guards from all branches of the service as well as local veteran organizations. A special unit, the Star Wars 501st Legion will be present as well. Additionally, Toys for Tots will be collecting toys for children in need in the Tri-Valley region. Join this special event to honor our veterans. Downtown Pleasanton, Main St., Pleasanton.
EventsGirls Night Out Networking Mixer
GNON, NuSkin and Hairlights Salon will host a networking opportunity for women at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at Hairlights Salon. With raffle prizes, great food and fun. Cost is $10 for members, $15 for non-members. RSVP and prepay required by Nov. 3. Go to http://www.gnon.org/rsvp.html. Hairlights Salon, 4307 Valley Ave., Suite F, Pleasanton.
EventsTri-Valley Haven Holiday Craft Fair
Join for the Tri-Valley Haven Holiday Craft Fair from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6 at The Barn, 3131 Pacific Ave., Livermore. Shop for unique handcrafted items made by local artisans and support the Haven's services for survivors of abuse, assault and homelessness. Go to www.trivalleyhaven.org. The Barn, 3131 Pacific Avenue, Livermore.
EventsCommunity Meetings on the Alviso Adobe Strategic Plan
The City of Pleasanton will host two community meetings on the Alviso Adobe Strategic Plan, which is intended to develop a mission, vision and strategic plan with short-term and long-term goals for Alviso Adobe Community Park, at 6 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 5-6 at the Pleasanton Senior Center. Contact Susan Andrade-Wax, Community Services Director, at 931-5340 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd., Pleasanton.
EventsHometown Heroes Celebration
Help celebrate the dedication and bravery of local veterans with presentations by local military and city officials at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Dublin Senior Center. A concert of patriotic music and reception will follow. Veteran photos and biographies accepted for the Wall of Heroes. Call 556-4511. Dublin Senior Center, 7600 Amador Valley Blvd., Dublin.
EventsCowboy Hootenanny Folk Festival
Celebrate Sunol Regional Wilderness' pioneer and ranching heritage from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15 at Sunol Regional Wilderness, 1895 Geary Road, Sunol. Pony rides, petting zoo, ranching and pioneer skills demos, quilting, branding, making old fashioned toys and games. Live music and square dancing. BBQ food for sale. Parking is $5. Call (510) 544-3249 or go to www.ebparks.org. Sunol Regional Wilderness, 1895 Geary Road, Sunol.
EventsVFW Tea Dance
The Pleasanton VFW, post 6298 is hosting a Tea Dance from 1-3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at the Veteran's Memorial Hall, 301 Main St. Come dance to the music of the Mellotones Jazz Combo. Cover is $10, includes a light lunch and drink. Call 443-2224. Pleasanton War Memorial Hall, 301 Main St., Pleasanton.
EventsCommunity Thanksgiving Dinner
A coalition of local churches, businesses and community organizations are sponsoring a Thanksgiving Dinner for seniors, military, singles and anyone needing a place to go on Thanksgiving Day, from noon-4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 27 at St. Raymond Catholic Church in Dublin. Enjoy a wonderful meal with light entertainment and children's activities. Call 846-4381 or go to www.tvc-thanksgiving.com. St. Raymond Catholic Church, 11555 Shannon Ave., Dublin.
EventsDublin's Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony
The City of Dublin's 31st Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4 at the Dublin Civic Center. The Dublin Unified School District Children's Choir and the Fallon Middle School Jazz Band will provide seasonal entertainment. Refreshments will be served, and children may meet a special guest from the North Pole. Call 556-4500 or go to www.dublin.ca.gov. Dublin Civic Center, 100 Civic Plaza, Dublin.
EventsHoliday DancEscape Social
Celebrate the season with friends. Whirl your partner around to music performed by Lady K and the Kings of Swing, from 7-10 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 12 at the Dublin Senior Center. Enjoy light refreshments and drawings for door prizes. Tickets in advance are $10 for Dublin resident seniors, $12 for non-residents/under 50; or $13 at the door. Call 556-4511. Dublin Senior Center, 7600 Amador Valley Blvd., Dublin.
Visit the Pleasanton Farmers Market from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday, on East Angela Street between Main and First streets. The Farmers Market is open every Saturday, year-round, rain or shine, to provide the season's freshest fruits and vegetables, sold by the very farmers that planted, nurtured and harvested the crop. Downtown Pleasanton, E. Angela St., Pleasanton.