Community Events

  2018 CLAYTON COMMUNITY EVENTS (tentative)

www.cityofclayton.net   2018 CLAYTON COMMUNITY EVENTS rev. 10/2/17

 

March 4 tentative 10 am to Noon – 17th Annual Chili Cook Off – Clayton Club Saloon, 6096 Main Street, 10am – Noon; judging noon-1pm. Prizes- awards for top three of 20 entries. Entry forms at Clayton Club. www.claytonclubsaloon.com or email at steve@claytonclubsaloon.com; (925) 998-0549.

March 8th -11th ; 15th -18th ; 22nd -24th – Clayton Theatre Company presents “Lend Me A Tenor” a hilarious comedy by Ken Ludwig, at Endeavor Hall 6008 Center Street, Clayton CA 94517 www.BrownPaperTickets.com For more information or Roxanne Pardi at 698-1886 tickets available www.claytontheatrecompany.com

March 3rd tentative – Library 23rd Birthday Recognition Program – Annual Library Birthday recognition, Foundation meeting and volunteer recognition Clayton Library Hoyer Hall 10 am to 11 am . For more info contact Joyce Atkinson at 672-3850.

March 23, 24, and 25 tentative — Annual Clayton Library Birthday Celebration and Creekside Arts Celebration Friday 6pm-8:30pm; Saturday 10am – 6pm; Sunday Noon-5pm – Clayton Community Library 6125 Clayton Road; for info call Arlene Nielson 673-9777 or email at akiksen@aol.com

March 30- April 8 – MDUSD Spring Break

March 31- April 8 CVCHS Spring Break

April 1st _ Easter

April 1 through 31 April on the Mountain – various hikes and nature activities within Mt. Diablo State Park and nearby regional park areas. For information call 673-2891 or 972-7222.

April 13, 14 and 15 – Spring Book Sale. The Semi Annual Library Foundation pre owned Book Sale @ Clayton Library – Hoyer Hall Community Room, 6125 Clayton Rd. Fri. 4-7 CCLF members only- memberships can be purchased at the door; general public–Sat. 10-6; Sun. Noon-4; information call 672-3672 www.claytonlibrary.org

April 21 – Spring Clayton Cleans Up – Rain or shine, 9 am to Noon. Meet at City Hall Courtyard, 6000 Heritage Trail, for Information – call Pamela at Clayton Pioneer at 672-0500 or email: pamela@claytonpioneer.com

April 28 – 23rd Annual Devil M ountain Double Century Bicycle Ridestarts and ends in San Ram on– Pine Hollow Rd, Mt Zion to Clayton Rd, continue as it becomes Marsh Creek Rd, 7:30am – 9:30am for info contact Scott Halversen (510)-882-6727, email: syh_cpa@pacbell.net or www.quackcyclists.com

April 28th and 29th — Annual Art and Wine Festival Sat: 10am – 7:00 p.m.; Sun: 10am – 5pm, Main Street downtown Clayton. Art, Crafts, Food, Music, Kiddieland. Information – Call CBCA at 672-2272; or www.claytoncbca.org

May 2 tentative – Annual Spaghetti Feed5pm – 8pm at Endeavor Hall, 6008 Center Street, Downtown Clayton, AAUW American Association of University Women for information contact Joan Chesterman at 672-7815 or email: JChesterman@astound.net

May 5 and 6 tentative – Annual Gardens Tour 10am – 4pm Rain or Shine various homes in the Clayton Valley area, Information – call Clayton Historical Society at (925) 672-0240 or www.claytonhistory.org

May 12 through Sept.22 tentative – Clayton Farmers Market Saturday’s 9 am- 1 pm Downtown Clayton on Main Street- KinderCare Parking Lot across from Main/Morris Streets). For more information contact Pacific Coast Farmers Market at www.pcfma.com or call 1-800-949-3276 (no market on September 1).

May 12 tentative – Annual Plant Sale, Clayton Valle y Garden Club, Rain or shine. Endeavor Hall Parking Lot 8 am -1pm. Call Rory Richmond at (925) 864-8687 for information; email: rrichmond509@comcast.net or www.claytonvalleygardenclub.org

May 12 — Saturday Night Concerts in the Grove kick off 6pm – 8:30pm – Grove Park Gazebo Downtown Clayton –Main Street– “Plan “B””. www.facebook.com@PlanBClayton for more info.

May 26 — Saturday Night Concerts in the Grove– 6pm – 8:30 pm Grove Park Gazebo Downtown Clayton –Main Street – “The Big Band Beat”www.bigbangbeat.com for more info.

May 28 – Annual Memorial Day Program by the VFW Post 1525, 10am Downtown Clayton Flagpole, Main and Oak Streets. Information call Paul Carroll at 628-9508 or paulgcarroll@sbcglobal.net.

June 7 – MDUSD last school day

June 8 – CVCHS last school day

June 9 – Saturday Night Concerts in the Grove– 6pm – 8:30 pm Grove Park Gazebo Downtown Clayton –Main Street the “Take 2 Band”. www.take2partyband.com for more info.

June 13 – Wednesday night Classic Car Show and DJ 6pm-8pm City Parking Lot, 6099 Main Street; contact Jim Diaz for info at 673-7316; or email to: JDiaz@ci.clayton.ca.us.

June 23 – Saturday Night Concerts in the Grove– 6pm – 8:30 pm Grove Park Gazebo Downtown Clayton –Main Street “The Fundamentals” www.thefundamentals.com for more info.

June 27 – Wednesday night Classic Car Show and DJ 6pm-8pm City Parking Lot, 6099 Main Street; contact Jim Diaz for info at 673-7316; or email to: JDiaz@ci.clayton.ca.us.

July 26 – Clayton Youth Theatre Camp presents: “__       _   ” at Endeavor Hall 6008 Center Street, show times at11:30 pm & 1:30 pm . – for more information www.claytontheatrecom pany.com or Roxanne Pardi at 698 -1886.

July 4 – Annual Pancake Breakfast & Parade– Downtown Clayton, Pancakes at Endeavor Hall (6008 Center Street) at 7am Clayton Valle y Sunrise Rotary, $7 adults and $5 kids 12 and under; parade on Main Street 10 am, for info: Sandy Johnson at 693-0463 or main parade application at 6www.cityofclayton.net (no parade application needed for kiddie parade – just line up on Oak street near between Main and Center Street that morning)

July 7 – Saturday Night Concerts in the Grove6pm – 8:30 pm Grove Park Gazebo Downtown Clayton – Main Street “Pride and Joy” www.pridejoy.com for more info

Summer Stage 2018 will be producing “Seussical Jr.” camp dates: 7/9 to 7/13, 7/16 to 7/20, 7/23 to 7/26.  Final Showcase performances 7/26/18 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.  www.ClaytonTheatreCompany.com

July 11 – Wednesday night Classic Car Show and DJ 6pm-8pm City Parking Lot, 6099 Main Street; contact Jim Diaz for info at 673-7316; or email to: JDiaz@ci.clayton.ca.us.

July 13 tentative – Friday Night Family Movies“movie TBD” outdoor movies and social in the parking lot next to the Clayton Community Church offices, 8pm-10pm, 6055 Main Street downtown Clayton, for information call 673-9060. www.claytoncc.com

July 14 tentative – Eighth Annual Rib Cook-Off 10 am – 6pm ; CBCA Annual Event on Main Street downtown Clayton– for more info contact Rory Richmond at rrichomond509@comcast.net or www.claytoncbca.org

July 20 tentative – Friday Night Family Movies – “movie TBD” outdoor movies and social in the parking lot next to the Clayton Community Church offices, 8pm-10pm, 6055 Main Street downtown Clayton, for information call 673-9060. www.claytoncc.com

July 21 – Saturday Night Concerts in the Grove – 6pm to 8:30 pm Grove Park Gazebo Downtown Clayton –Main Street – “Southern Comfort”. www.facebook.com@SouthernComfortSF for more info.

July 25 – Wednesday night Classic Car Show and DJ 6pm-8pm City Parking Lot, 6099 Main Street; contactJim Diaz for info at 673-7316; or email to: JDiaz@ci.clayton.ca.us.

July 27 tentative – Friday Night Family Movies – “movie TBD” outdoor movies and social in the parking lot next to the Clayton Community Church offices, 8pm -10pm , 6055 Main Street downtown Clayton, for information call 673-9060. www.claytoncc.com

August 4 – Saturday Night Concerts in the Grove– 6pm – 8:30 pm Grove Park Gazebo Downtown Clayton–Main Street – “Diamond Dave”.  www.davehosley.com for more info.

August 8 – Wednesday night Classic Car Show and DJ 6pm-8pm City Parking Lot, 6099 Main Street; contact Jim Diaz for info at 673-7316; or email to: JDiaz@ci.clayton.ca.us.

August 18 – Saturday Night Concerts in the Grove –- 6pm – 8:30 pm Grove Park Gazebo Downtown Clayton–Main Street – “Apple Z Band”. www.applezband.com for more info.

August 15 – CVCHS first school day

August 21 – MDUSD first school day

August 22 – Wednesday night Classic Car Show and DJ 6pm-8pm City Parking Lot, 6099 Main Street; contact Jim Diaz for info at 673-7316; or email to: JDiaz@ci.clayton.ca.us.

September 1 – Thirteenth Annual Soap Box Derby and Classic Car Show 9 am – 3 pm , Main Street Downtown Clayton. For information call Clayton Community Church (925) 673-9060.

September 1 – Saturday Night Concerts in the Grove –- 6pm – 8:30 pm Grove Park Gazebo Downtown Clayton–Main Street – “Steel ‘n’ Chicago”. www.stealinchicago.com for more info.

September 5 – Wednesday night Classic Car Show and DJ 6pm-8pm City Parking Lot, 6099 Main Street; contact Jim Diaz for info at 673-7316; or email to: JDiaz@ci.clayton.ca.us.

September 11 (tentative) — 9/11 Remembrance (17 years) Station 11 Firehouse lawn – corner of Center and Clayton Rd. memorial commemoration display on the lawn from appx. September 8-15

September 15 – Saturday Night Concerts in the Grove– last concert of the summer 6pm – 8:30 pm Grove Park Gazebo Downtown Clayton — Main Street – “East Bay Mudd”. www.eastbaymudd.net for more info.

eptember/October Wednesday TBD –– Clayton Valley Charter High School Homecoming Parade —4-6pm, Main Street, call Ms. Ljepava, 682-7474 for information.

Sept. 22 tentative – Annual Skip Ipsen Memorial Community Bocce Tournament coordinated by CBCA and the Clayton Bocce Federation. Downtown Clayton Bocce Courts Main & Oak Streets. For information contact CBCA at 672-2272.

Sept 28, Sept 29 and Sept 30 tentative – Oktoberfest kids Carnival – Main/Oak St. CC Church offices parking lot & field Friday Sept 28 5pm -10pm; Sat Sept 29th, 11am-10pm; Sunday Sept 30th, 11 am to 9 pm Information – Call CBCA at 672-2272; or www.claytonoktoberfest.com

Sept 30th and Oct 1st – Oktoberfest    Sat: 11am – 8pm; Sun: 10 – 6pm ; Main Street Downtown Clayton. Art, Crafts, Food and kids Carnival rides. Information – Call CBCA at 672-2272; or www.claytonoktoberfest.com

Oct. 18-21; 25-28 Nov 1-3 tentative – Clayton Theatre Company presents “                                  ” at Endeavor Hall 6008 Center Street, Clayton CA 94517– tickets at www.BrownPaperTickets.com For more information Roxanne Pardi at 698-1886 or www.claytontheatrecompany.com

October 13, 14, 15 – Fall Book Sale. Semi Annual Library Foundation pre owned Book Sale @ Clayton Library- Hoyer Hall Community Room , 6125 Clayton Rd. (Fri. 4-7 CCLF m embers only- memberships can be purchased at the door; general public –Sat. 10-6; Sun. Noon-4) information call 672-3672. www.claytonlibrary.org

December 1 — Annual Caroling Santa Arrival and Tree Lighting. Rain or Shine –Downtown Clayton, Grove Park to Main and Oak Streets,- tentative Carriage Rides 4:30-6:30; Caroling 6pm ; Tree Lighting 6:30 pm . For more information call CBCA at 672-2272.

December TBD – Annual Hospice Tree Lighting @ Concord John Muir Hospital Parking Lot, Almond /East Street 5:30 pm ., for info contact at 925-887-5678 or at www.hospiceestbay.com

December 8 — Annual Christmas Tea with Mrs. Claus and Santa 11 am – 2 pm, Endeavor Hall, 6008 Center Street – Call CBCA at 672-2272,or www.claytoncbca.org for more information.

December 8 (tentative) – Annual Holiday Toy Collection Clayton Valley Charter High School Lacrosse Team – new toy donations being accepted 10 am to 2pm , at the Grove Park Gazebo, downtown Clayton – for info contact Tracy Morse, CVHS Men’s Lacrosse Team Rep, Tel: 925-207-0382; email: traceylmorse@gmail.com more info at www.cvlacrosse.com

December 9 (tentative) – Annual Holiday Home Tour Noon – 7pm Various homes in the Clayton Valley area, Information – call Clayton Historical Society at (925) 672-0240 or www.claytonhistory.org

December 22 – January 6 — MDUSD winter break

December 22- January 13 — CVCHS winter break

———————————————————————————————————————–Other events, activities, and local organizations

Clayton Community Gym and Recreation: All year Various activities for youth and adults including basketball and volle yball through a management partnership with the All Out Sports League (AOSL). Gym rental available for kids parties and events too. Contact the Clayton Community Gym located at Diablo View Middle School call (925) 203-5626; www.alloutsportsleague.com

Clayton Community Library various programs and activities: 6125 Clayton Road; www.claytonlibrary.orgor call 673-0659.

Clayton Museum various history exhibits 6101 Main Street (Joel Clayton Home)– Open Wednesdays and Sundays 2pm to 4pm ; and Saturdays June 1 through August 31st from 10 am – Noon;or by appointment and during some special downtown community events. 6101 Main Street;www.Claytonhistory.org or phone 672- 0240 for more information.

Little League Season

March 14 through July 24: contact Clayton Valley Little League www.CVLL.org or Kevin Dern (415) 760-1198 or email: kdcvll@gm ail.com

Soccer Season

Youth: August 1- Nov. 20:contact Mt. Diablo Soccer League, Tom Semple: email fieldscoordinator@MDsoccer.org Adult: July – Sept.: contact Clayton Soccer Club, Rob Sears at 925-451-1110

Oakhurst Country Club (private membership golf, tennis, swim, swim team and gym club) www.oakhurstcc.comOr call 672-9797 x205; x210; x217

Oakhurst Business Networking Mixer – First Thursday of every Month. Open to the Public, free. Oakhurst Country Club, 1001 Peacock Creek Dr. (925) 519-8753; http://oakhurstcc.eventbrite.com /

Dana Hills Cabana Swim Club (memberships to the public available) contact Shauna Maffei 925-381-2021;shaunamaffei@gmail.com or www.danahillsotters.com

Dana Hills Swim Team (Otters) contact: Cathy Meyers 683-2125 or cathy@diabloValley.net; orLauren Velez 768-6685 velezfamily@comcast.net (pentathlon meet is mid-July at Dana Hills www.danahillsotters.com

Clayton Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) – The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) provides opportunities for residents a, businesses and those that work in the community training to be prepared and have a form al structure in the event of an emergency. Training on home and neighborhood safety and response in various emergency and disaster is provided as well as training on hands only CPR. Contact the Clayton Police at 925-673-7350 for more information.

Clayton Volunteers In Police Services (VIPS) – help to expand the reach of services that can be offered by the Clayton Police Department. They offer their time, attention and expertise to such programs as Neighborhood Watch, Neighborhood Patrol, Disaster Preparedness (CERT) and a variety of clerical tasks as needed. VIPS are a valuable asset to the City and the Department. To inquire about volunteer opportunities in Clayton, contact the Clayton Police Department at 925-673-7350 or www.claytonpd.com/VIPS_t.html

Mt. Diablo Trail Ride Association- is a local non-profit organization dedicated to horsemanship, with 200 acres next to Mt Diablo off Russellman Road just at Clayton’s easterly boarder. The MDTR Association has equestrian facilities, club house with pool, and monthly social potlucks, com plete equestrian facilities, a club house with pool, horse boarding, horse cam ping, rentals, a cross country jump course, clinics, events and very affordable membership fees. For more info www.cmdtra.org

Clayton Business and Community Association (CBCA) a non-sectarian, non-partisan and non-profit community organization working together to im prove the general welfare, prosperity and common good of the entire Clayton comm unity. Mem bers are local professionals, businesses and individuals The CBCA provides the vehicle for social networking and camaraderie through fund raising activities, meetings and social gatherings, and for working as a group for our community. The CBCA annually presents five m ajor Clayton events, the Art and W ine Festival, Rib Cook –Off, Skip Ipsen Memorial Bocce Tournament, and the Oktoberfest, along with the annual downtown Holiday decorations, Tree lighting with Santa, and Mrs. Claus Tea. Funds raised by the CBCA go back to projects in the community and local schools. www.claytoncbca.org

Clayton American Association of University Women (AAUW) The AAUW promotes equity for women and girls,lifelong education, and positive societal change. The Clayton Branch is highly active in community program s. One notable program is the Clayton Library which was begun by the branch and supported by the m em bers. www.claytonaauw.org

Clayton Valley Woman’s Club – CVW C members are community-minded wom en of all ages, from the Clayton/Concord area and beyond, who have joined together to provide community service through volunteering and fundraising. W e are dedicated to m eeting the needs and interests of all members as we m eet the needs in our community. www.claytonvalleywomansclub.org

Clayton Valley Garden Club – formed to bring together people in that area with an interest in gardening including community projects such planter boxes on Main Street and near the Clayton Library and the daffodils at the town center entry at old Marsh Creek Rd and Clayton Road and Blossoms for Barbara, created by Linda Manss Karp in loving memory of her mother Barbara Manss . This project delivers festively decorated flowering plants to our neighbors in Convalescent Care, in Hospice, in Veterans Centers, at Battered W omens Shelters, and to shut-ins receiving Meals on Wheels in the greater Clayton, Concord, and Diablo Valley area during Valentines W eek. www.claytonvalleygardenclub.org

Clayton Historical Society – membership open to all that have in interest in wanting to learn m ore and help preserve the local history of the comm unity. It works to research, collect, record, preserve, display, borrow, share, and interpret local history information and m emorabilia, and to prom ote understanding of Clayton origins and development. Its volunteers operate and m aintain the Clayton Historical Museum for visitors and hosts student classes an special tours . It locates, records, inventories, publicizes and m arks historic sites, buildings and natural features m aking recommendations. The Society has developed a “twinning” bond with Joel Clayton’s birth town, Bugsworth, England, and the town he founded. www.claytonhistory.org

Diablo Vista Soroptimist – a service organization that focuses on wa ys to im prove the lives of wom en and girls in our local community and throughout the world. www.sidiablovista.org

Clayton Theater Group – started in 2012– to entertain, educate and elevate the community and surrounding areas with live theater. CTG is a nonprofit theatre company providing performing arts to the local and surrounding community. Spring and fall productions with actors 16 or older are provided and a summer youth theater cam p for ages 6-16. Rehearsals and shows at Endeavor Hall – For information contact Roxanne Pardi at 222-9106 or email claytontheatercompany@comcast.net; http://www.claytontheatrecompany.com OR https://www.facebook.com/pages/Clayton-Theatre-Company

Clayton Valley Sunrise Rotary — non-governmental, non-religious, non-political service organization serving hum anitarian goals in the world with tim e and effort to help others through service in the local communities. The club is involved in m any projects around the world but and has projects that are im portant in the local community as well. Meetings are breakfast every Thursday m orning at 7:00 a.m . at the Oakhurst Country Club, 1001 Peacock Drive, Clayton, CA. www.claytonvalleyrotary.org

Clayton Valley Village – an intergenerational membership non-profit organization community of seniors and volunteers organized to help members remain active, involved and independent in their own homes, organize social and informational events; screened volunteer services; service provider directory. www.claytonvalleyvillage.org; PO Box 1274, Clayton, CA 94517; 925-626-0411; Email – village.clayton@gmail.com

School fundraisers and events contact various schools:

Mt. Diablo Elementary School Parent Faculty Club (PFC) http://mtdiabloelementary.mdusd.org/PFC OR www.mdusd.k12.ca.us/mountdiabloelementary

Diablo View Middle School Parent Faculty Club (PFC) http://diabloview.mdusd.org

Clayton Valley Charter Higher School (CVCHS) – an independent public charter high school conversion of Clayton Valley High for m ore information regarding the Charter High (925) 682-7474 or www.claytonvalley.org OR http://sites.google.com/site/claytonvalleycharterhighschool;

Parent Faculty Club –em ail: pfc@claytonvalley.org website: http://www.cvchspfc.com

Governing Board – website: http://www.cvchspfc.com