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The Week Ahead: King Celebration, Golf Clubhouse Expansion, Centennial Flappers & Flasks

Some of the meetings and events happening this week in Walnut Creek

A "Flappers and Flasks" celebration Friday night for Walnut Creek's 100th birthday as a city
A "Flappers and Flasks" celebration Friday night for Walnut Creek's 100th birthday as a city
On Monday afternoon, a celebration will be held to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The event begins at noon at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1924 Trinity Ave.

The Rev. Kamal Hassan from Sojourner Truth Presbyterian Church in Richmond will speak.

The gospel choir from St. Benedict's Catholic Church in Oakland will perform.

On Tuesday afternoon, the City Council will hold a special meeting.

The session begins at 4:30 p.m. at City Hall, 1666 N. Main St.

On the agenda is a status report on the permanent ice rink and bocce court proposed for Civic Park.

On Tuesday evening, a reception will be held for an exhibit and a book on historic homes in Walnut Creek.

The reception for "Legacy Homes" is from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the hallway of City Hall near the council chambers.

Paintings of 20 historic homes by JoAnn Hanna are on the walls of the hallway. A book depicting those homes and paintings by Sally Ingraham will also be available.

Also on Tuesday evening, the City Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting.

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in City Hall, 1666 N. Main St.

On the agenda is a status update on the city's climate action plan.

Also on Tuesday evening, the Walnut Creek School District board of education will hold its regular meeting.

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the district offices, 960 Ygnacio Valley Road.

On the agenda are reports from the district's employee associations.

On Thursday evening, the Planning Commission will hold its regularly scheduled meeting.

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in City Hall, 1666 N. Main St.

On the agenda is a proposal to more than double the size of the existing clubhouse and restaurant at the Diablo Hills Golf Course on Marchbanks Drive.

On Friday evening, a celebration of Walnut Creek's 100th year as a city will be held.

The "Flappers and Flasks" event is from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive.

The center will be transformed in an 1914 era speakeasy to kick off a series of events this year to mark Walnut Creek's centennial.

Also on Friday evening, a tale of temptation and revenge will be performed.

The Lamplighters production of Johann Strauss' "Die Fledermaus" begins at 8 p.m. at the Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive.

On Saturday morning, a workshop on the job of an animal keeper will be held.

The two-hour session begins at 9 a.m. at the Lindsay Wildlife Museum, 1931 First Ave.

The workshop is for children ages 6 to 10.

On Saturday evening, another local performance of "A Chorus Line" will be presented.

The performance by the Diablo Theatre Company STARS 2000 Teen Theater begins at 8 p.m. at Las Lomas High School, 1460 S. Main St.





Jojo Potato January 19, 2014 at 02:00 PM
This fine city of ours sure has a funny way of trying to communicate that it has financial difficulties. All I see from the city meetings is planning for more spending.

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