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FundraisersPizza Fundraiser for Oakland's 'Out of the Darkness Walk'
Come to a pizza fundraiser for Oakland's "Out of the Darkness Walk," benefiting the American Foundation For Suicide Prevention, from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 27 at Mountain Mike's, 5424 Sunol Blvd. #8. Support team "For Our Love of Tricia Shnookums Martin." Make sure to mention "Out of the Darkness" when purchasing pizza. Raffle prizes. Mountain Mike's, 5424 Sunol Blvd. #8, Pleasanton.
FundraisersGood News Bears Collectible Doll and Teddy Bear Sale
Come to a fundraiser for Good News Bears from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29 at 1718 Holmes St., Livermore. With lots of beautiful handmade bears, collector's dolls, outfits, and more. Fantastic deals. Free admission. Call 373-7982. , 1718 Holmes St., Livermore.
FundraisersCabernet Fundraiser for Open Heart Kitchen
Come to "Open Your Heart to Livermore Valley's Best Cabernets," a fundraiser for Open Heart Kitchen, at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29 at McGrail Vineyards and Winery, 5600 Greenville Road, Livermore. tasting of 15 local Livermore Valley Cabernet Sauvignons and Sauvignon Blancs, followed by a tri-tip buffet dinner and dessert. With prize drawings and dancing to the music of Larry and Friends. Tickets are $85. Call 580-6793 for more information. Go to mcgrailvineyards.com. McGrail Vineyards and Winery, 5600 Greenville Road, Livermore.
FundraisersDillon O'Leary Fundraiser at Barone's
Join for an afternoon of fun and support for Dillon O'Learly from 3:30-7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 30 at Barone's Restaurant. Picnic style gathering, everyone encouraged to bring some delicious food and have fun. Full bar provided, please no outside beverages. Featuring Maddy Hudson, American Idol contestant, and Lawrence Irlarte, film producer and comic artist, and a DJ. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for kids. All proceeds will be used for unpaid medical expenses, anything left will be donated to Oakland Children's Hospital. Contact Bree Gomes at (510) 557-2079 or email@example.com. Go to gofundme.com/u8zm73c. Barone's Restaurant, 475 St. John St., Pleasanton.
FundraisersOnline Furniture and Sports Memorabilia: Tri-Valley Haven
Bid on or instantly purchase brand new furniture, specialty mattress toppers, pillows, beds and unique collectable sports items to support Tri-Valley Haven, now through Sept. 8. All shipping of items is free within the continental U.S. Go to www.trivalleyhaven.org.
Join for the Lobster Clambake from 5:30-10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12 at Wente Vineyards in Livermore. Honoring 2015 Arts Champion of the Year, Hon. Scott Haggerty. Authentic New England style lobster clambake, Wente wines, live music, live and silent auctions and more. Tickets are $175. Benefiting the Bankhead Theater and Bothwell Arts Center. Cal 373-6800 or go to livermoreperformingarts.org/clambake. Wente Vinyeyards, 5050 Arroyo Road, Livermore.
FundraisersPaws and Outlaws Barbeque
Bring your appetite for mouthwatering Western Barbeque with all the fixin's from 3-6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19 at The Olivina, 4555 Arroyo Road, Livermore. Win raffles and dance to the Blue House Band. Proceeds benefit Paws In Need's medical programs for local animals. Tickets are $35, $15 for children. Mail a check to PO Box 3436, San Ramon, CA 94583 or go to Paws-In-Need.org. The Olivina, 4555 Arroyo Road, Livermore.
The American Cancer Society Discovery shop is requesting donations for the Fall Jewelry Event "Fabulous Finds" on Sept. 18-20. Take a moment to clean out your jewelry box and donate earrings, bracelets, pins, necklaces, and rings to benefit a worthy cause. Call 462-7374. American Cancer Society Discovery Shop, 1989 Santa Rita Road Suite E, Pleasanton.
FundraisersPleasanton Lions Club 4th Annual Fall Restaurant and Shoppe Walk Fundraiser
The Pleasanton Lions Club will host their Fall Restaurant and Shoppe Walk from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 22 on Main St. in downtown Pleasanton. Proceeds will allow Lions to meet pressing needs in our community, like renovations to Lions Wayside and Delucchi, programs for eye, vision and hearing care, as well as helping to support other local organizations such as Pleasanton Military Families, Pleasanton-Tulancingo Sister City, and scholarships for our local schools. Contact Pam Grimes at 872-7552 or go to pleasantonlionsclub.org. Downtown Pleasanton, Main St., Pleasanton.
FundraisersMoonlight in the Vines. A Celebration to benefit Sunflower HIll
Enjoy an evening under the stars from 6-10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26 at McGrail Vineyards and Winery in Livermore. With live music, dancing, fabulous food, award-winning wines, bocce ball, silent auction, raffles and more. All proceeds go to help further our mission of creating an intentional community for special needs adults. Tickets are $90 before Sept. 1, $100 after, and include appetizers and three glasses of wine. Go to http://sunflowerhill.org/events/moonlight-in-the-vines/. McGrail Vineyards and Winery, 5600 Greenville Road, Livermore.
FundraisersPaws in the Park
Valley Humane Society invites you to Paws in the Park, a charity walk and free animal festival, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 27 at Amador Valley Community. Event proceeds help save the lives of local dogs and cats. Walk alone or join a pack. Register today at valleyhumane.org. Amador Valley Community Park, 4455 Black Ave., Pleasanton.
Fundraisers7th Annual Wheels for Meals Ride
Join 1,000+ of your neighbors and cycle to fight senior hunger in the 7th annual ride benefiting Alameda County Wheels from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17 at Shadow Cliffs. Tour the scenic Livermore Valley on a 15, 35, 50, or 70 mile ride and then return for a post-ride celebration. To register and learn more go to www.wheelsformealsride.com. Shadow Cliffs Park, 2500 Stanley Blvd., Pleasanton.
FundraisersSleep Train's Dollar Drive for Foster Kids
Every child looks forward to activities like summer camp and swim lessons, but foster children don't always get the chance to participate in these experiences. Sleep Train is hosting its Dollar Drive now through Oct. 18. Donate online at http://bit.ly/1qGUgVW or at any Sleep Train store.