2017 CLAYTON COMMUNITY EVENTS
Oct. 19-22; 26-29; Nov 2-4 – 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 members only- memberships can be purchased at the door; general public –Sat. 10-6; Sun. Noon-4) information call 672-3672. www.claytonlibrary.org
December 2 — 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 . From more information call CBCA at 672-2272.
December 19th – Annual Hospice Tree Lighting @ Concord John Muir Hospital Parking Lot, Almond /East Street 5:00 pm., for info contact at 925-887-5678 or at www.hospiceestbay.com
December 9 — 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 9 (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: email@example.com more info at www.cvlacrosse.com
December 10 (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
Other events, activities, and local organizations
Clayton Community Gym and Recreation: All year Various activities for youth and adults including basketball and volleyball 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.org; or 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.
Youth: August 1- Nov. 20:contact Mt. Diablo Soccer League, Tom Semple: email
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.com Or 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 Swim Team (Otters) contact: Cathy Meyers 683-2125 or cathy@diabloValley.net; orLauren Velez 768-6685 firstname.lastname@example.org (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 formal 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. www.claytoncert.org for more information.
Mt. Diablo Trail Ride Association- is a local non-profit organization dedicated to horsemanship, with 200 acres next to Mt Diablo off Russelman Road just at Clayton’s easterly boarder. The MDTR Association has equestrian facilities, club house with pool, and monthly social potlucks, complete equestrian facilities, a club house with pool, horse boarding, horse camping, 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 improve the general welfare, prosperity and common good of the entire Clayton community. Members 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 major Clayton events, the Art and Wine 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 programs. One notable program is the Clayton Library which was begun by the branch and supported by the members. www.claytonaauw.org
Clayton Valley Woman’s Club – CVWC members are community-minded women of all ages, from the Clayton/Concord area and beyond, who have joined together to provide community service through volunteering and fundraising. We are dedicated to meeting the needs and interests of all members as we meet 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 Womens Shelters, and to shut-ins receiving Meals on Wheels in the greater Clayton, Concord, and Diablo Valley area during Valentines Week.www.claytonvalleygardenclub.org
Clayton Historical Society – membership open to all that have in interest in wanting to learn more and help preserve the local history of the community. It works to research, collect, record, preserve, display, borrow, share, and interpret local history information and memorabilia, and to promote understanding of Clayton origins and development. Its volunteers operate and maintain the Clayton Historical Museum for visitors and hosts student classes an special tours . It locates, records, inventories, publicizes and marks historic sites, buildings and natural features making 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 ways to improve the lives of women 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 camp for ages 6-16. Rehearsals and shows at Endeavor Hall – For information contact Roxanne Pardi at 222-9106 or email email@example.com; 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 humanitarian goals in the world with time and effort to help others through service in the local communities. The club is involved in many projects around the world but and has projects that are important in the local community as well. Meetings are breakfast every Thursday morning at 7:00 a.m. at the Oakhurst Country Club, 1001 Peacock Drive, Clayton, CA. www.claytonvalleyrotary.org
School fundraisers and events contact various schools:
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 more information regarding the Charter High (925) 682-7474 or www.claytonvalley.org OR http://sites.google.com/site/claytonvalleycharterhighschool;
Governing Board – website: http://www.cvchspfc.com