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June 15-16 – Downtown Lafayette History Treasure Hunt – Discover how much you know about Downtown Lafayette’s history (or you can learn more) by participating in this fun family-friendly Father’s Day Weekend outing! Here’s how it will work: At 5 pm Friday, June 14, clues and instructions will be emailed to participants. The clues will give directions to markers or plaques at fourteen different historical sites in downtown Lafayette. Information found on a marker or plaque will answer a question specific to that location. Answers to the clues must be emailed to the Historical Society by 5 pm on Sunday, June 16. There will be a prize drawing from among those answering all of the questions correctly. If you are interested, please register on the Historical Society’s website or send an email to email@example.com by Thursday, June 13 at 6 pm.
June 16 – Motorama World of Wheels Car Show – Motorama World of Wheels Car Show is a unique exhibit of motorized vehicles that takes place on Sunday, June 16th on Golden Gate way from 9am-5pm.. There will be food and music, plus all-day access to the exhibited cars! Admission is FREE, so bring the whole family for a fun-filled day! To find out about how to exhibit your car in the show, or to become a sponsor visit our website and click on the drop down menu under “Car Show”. We look forward to seeing you at this wonderful event supporting your community! Proceeds support Lamorinda Sunrise Rotary community service programs.
June 17 – 14th Annual Best Martini in the East Bay Contest – On Monday, June the 14th Annual Best Martini in the East Bay Contest will be held from 6:00-8:00pm at Lafayette Park Hotel & Spa. Bartenders from 14 of the area’s favorite “watering holes” compete for two awards – Best Martini in the East Bay and The People’s Choice award. Admission $25 at door includes 2 drink tickets. Music provided by Generations in Jazz, Proceeds donated to Project Second Chance. Additional parking available at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 1035 Carol Lane.
June 21 – A Day in the Life of Lafayette – A Day in the Life of Lafayette aims to create a crowd sourced snapshot of our community on that particular day. All are invited to participate, from 5 years old to 105 years old! This is your opportunity to think outside the lens. On Friday, June 21 – the Summer Solstice, the longest day of year -take pictures in Lafayette anytime between 12:01 am and 11:59 pm. Choose a photo, including the time and location it was taken, and submit it to the City of Lafayette Offices between July 12th and July 30th (by 5 pm). The Lafayette Public Art Committee will review the entries and select the winning photographs to be displayed at the Library Gallery at the Community Hall and on the City’s website from September through November. A reception will be held at the gallery in late September to recognize the finalists. Contact Lindy Chan at 299-3202 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or if you have any questions.
June 22 – Making Strides Against Cancer Walk – Thousands of women and men across Contra Costa County will unite in their fight against breast cancer during the American Cancer Society’s 2013 annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk on Saturday, June 22nd at Heather Farm Park in Walnut Creek. Making Strides is a noncompetitive walk supporting the American Cancer Society’s unique mission to help people stay well by preventing cancer or detecting it early; help people get well by being there for them during and after a cancer diagnosis; by finding cures through investment in groundbreaking discovery; and by fighting back by rallying lawmakers to pass laws to defeat cancer and by rallying communities worldwide to join the fight. Registration for the 5K noncompetitive walk begins at 9AM. The walk begins at 9AM at Heather Farm Park. Donations will be collected at the walk or can be made online by visiting www.cancer.org/stridesonline.
July 4 – July 4th in Lamorinda – No need to travel far to enjoy the long traditions of Independence Day. Start your day in Orinda at 7:30am with the “Roadrunners” Pancake Breakfast.” The Fun Run at 8:00am followed by the parade at 10:00am Then at 11:30am you can walk over to the community park for food & fun. Events also begin at the Moraga Shopping Center and the Moraga Commons Park at 8:00am with a full day of activities. Then at 7:00pm enjoy the sounds of our very own Dave Martin and his band David Martin’s House Party beginning at 7:00pm and the Fireworks at Dusk. Buy a rocket! – Help the community raise the $23,000 needed for the FIREWORKS. Send your check , made payable to the Town of Moraga, 2100 Donald Drive, Moraga, CA 94566.