Monday, November 19, 2012

Puppet Shows FREE in December. Fun For Families...

Contra Costa County Library locations in many cities host wonderful (free) family entertainment, such as live theatre, magical puppet shows, science and other fun programs.

Best tip of our childhood years - visit the library website daily to find recently added programs. Below are handy links to the performers' websites - sure to spark your enthusiasm and mark your calendars! Please Confirm Dates and Times on the Library Website.

Just a few to pique your interest:

November 25, 2012: "Charlie and The Chocolate Factory" by The Peter Pan Foundation
Lafayette, CA Library at 1:00pm

November 27, 2012: "Magic Show" by Magician, Timothy James
Pleasant Hill, CA Library 6:30pm

December 5, 2012: "Aladdin" by The Fratello Marionettes
Walnut Creek, CA Library

December 6, 2012: "North Pole Review" by The Fratello Marionettes
Oakley, CA Library

December 10, 2012: "One Wacky Winter" by Randall Metz and The Puppet Company
Martinez, CA Library

December 11, 2012: "Aladdin" by The Fratello Marionettes
Danville, CA Library

December 11, 2012: "The Nutcracker" by The Puppet Company
Moraga, CA Library at 3:00pm
Pleasant Hill, CA Library at 6:30pm

December 17, 2012:  "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" with a holiday twist, by Puppet Art Theatre
Concord, CA Library

CLICK HERE for Contra Costa County Library Events Calendar.
Please Confirm Dates and Times on the Library Website.

CLICK HERE for MOBILE WEBSITE of the Contra Costa County Library Events Calendar

Friday, November 9, 2012

Farmers' Markets Search By Zip Code. Markets Every Day...

Did you know there are farmers' markets almost every day of the week, all year, rain or shine in California?

We LOVE the farmers and the markets. So much fun to be out and about! Breathe crisp morning air, listen to music, delight in the beautiful assortment of farm-fresh fruits and vegetables. Have fun. Visit a market soon! Support a family farmer.

CLICK HERE to FIND A MARKET in a city near you.

There are dozens of local markets to pique your interest. You will find many more markets in cities throughout California. Simply search the California-Grown Certified Farmers' Markets website above.

Sunday, November 4, 2012

FREE Library Puppet Shows. Fratello Marionettes...

Enjoy an unforgettable Holiday Treat! Puppet shows are a dazzling experience sure to captivate children, and the young at heart. In the past, Ava and friends have been fortunate to see the Fratello Marionettes perform many of their wonderful shows. Shows at libraries are usually FREE sponsored by Friends of the Library Foundations. Fratello Marionettes command a full-house, fantastic performance, stunning puppets and delightful puppeteers. The children simply did not want to leave the show.

We're lucky to find more Fratello Marionettes performances at Contra Costa County Libraries November and December 2012:

Saturday, November 17, 2012 "Aladdin" 2:00pm at Dublin, CA Library

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 "Aladdin" 4:00pm at Walnut Creek, CA Library

Thursday, December 6, 2012 "North Pole Review" 6:30pm at Oakley, CA Library

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 "Aladdin" 4:00pm at Danville, CA Library

CLICK HERE for Fratello Marionettes Schedule Details.

CLICK HERE for Contra Costa County Library Events Calendar.

CLICK HERE for VIDEOS of other Fratello Marionette Puppet Show Performances.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

DONATE FRUIT. Feed The Hungry! Lemons. Pomegranates. Persimmons. Apples...

Life is not all about lemons! In California and other states nationwide, we have an abundant fall harvest. Pumpkins. Pomegranates. Persimmons. Apples. Pears. Lemons. Limes. Oranges. Tangerines. Grapefruit and many more. Begin noticing the beautiful autumn colors decorating urban sidewalks in a city near you. Find a tree. Meet your neighbors. Make a new friend. Pick fruit. Do good.

No child should go hungry. We don't have a food shortage in America. We have a food distribution problem. This is a wonderful, easy opportunity for any ONE of us to make a difference in our own community. Food banks and food pantries nationwide accept homegrown fruit for donation to feed the hungry.

CLICK HERE for food banks and food pantries NATIONWIDE who accept fresh fruit and produce.

Garden. Grow. Share the love. Pick some lemons.
Happy Harvesting!

Call or email "the lemon lady" for Free pickup and delivery.

Anna, The Lemon Lady
Cell: (510) 406-1625
Home: (925) 672-1988

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