Thursday, September 20, 2012

Hunger Action Month. Speak Out. Visit Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano...


Any ONE of us can help. Just a little. Please, won't you take action, today?

Visit the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano for ideas on how to Speak Out Against Hunger!

From Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano Website:

"The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano is Speaking Out Against Hunger!
September is Hunger Action Month. Join the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano and Feeding America food banks across the country to Speak Out Against Hunger™.
Why speak out? Because the nearly 49 million people in America who struggle with hunger often do so in silence. Right here in Contra Costa and Solano counties, 1 in 6 of our neighbors struggle with hunger. They live in our communities; they are our neighbors, our co-workers, and our friends, yet their struggles can go unheard.
Find out how you can lend your voice on our Hunger Action Month page.

Concord Location Phone: (925) 676-7543 | Fax: (925) 671-7933
Fairfield Location Phone: (707) 421-9777 | Fax: (707) 421-0205

The Food Bank can accept food donations as follows:
Fairfield warehouse, 2339 Courage Drive, Suite F: Monday through Friday – 7:00 am - 3:30 pm;
Saturdays by appointment
Concord warehouse, 4010 Nelson Avenue: Monday, Friday – 7:00 am - 3:30 pm;
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – 7:00 am - 7:00 pm;
Saturday – 7:30 am - 3:30 pm"

Food Banks across America encourage others to speak out against hunger. Get Involved. Share Time. Donate Funds. Donate Food. Donate Fruit and Produce. Host a Food Drive. Bring awareness that hunger is a real issue affecting 1 in 6 of our neighbors - Nationally.

NATIONAL Organization of Food Banks: Please visit Feeding America and ZIP CODE search for your nearest County Food Bank or Member Agency, such as a Soup Kitchen, Meal Program, Food Pantry or other Hunger relief Organization.

Feeding America


Saturday, September 8, 2012

Dinosaurs Rock! Amazing FREE Library Shows...


Dinosaurs are taking over the Library! Don’t miss this amazing display of dino bones and other fossils as much as 500 million years old! Kids can see and touch a T-Rex head and an 8 foot tall mammoth leg! Plus dino-eggs, dino-tracks, and more! Rawr! For families with children of all ages.

Upcoming Events at Contra Costa County Libraries:
Martinez, CA Library, Monday, September 10th at 6:30pm
Danville, CA Library, Tuesday, September 11th at 4pm
Orinda, CA Library, Wednesday, September 12th at 3:30pm
San Pablo, CA Library, Monday, September 17th at 4pm
San Ramon, CA Library, Tuesday, September 18th at 4pm
Pittsburg, CA Library, Tuesday, September 25th at 6pm
Walnut Creek, CA Library, Thursday, September 27th at 4pm
Clayton, CA  Library, Thursday, October 4th at 4pm

Friday, September 7, 2012

FREE X-treme Science Magic Show. CONCORD Library...

Monday, September 10th, 7pm-8pm
Xtreme Science Magic

Event Type: Performance
Age Group(s): Kids (5-11)
Date: 9/10/2012
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
 Come see science come to life in this amazing show!
Library: Concord Library
Contact: Dori DeCommer
Contact Number: 925-646-5455
Presenter: Don O'Brien

 To view the entire Contra Costa Library System Event Calendar: