American Legion Post #331
Meets: 2nd Thursday, VFW Bldg., 1919 Wendell Lane, PH (by Old School House). Doors open: 5:30 pm; dinner, 6:30 pm; meeting, 7:30 pm. For information: William Hockenberry, Jr., Commander, 933-6746, or Terry Neidlinger, Adjutant, 671-0303.
Contra Costa Camera Club
Meets: 1st, 3rd, and last Thursday, 7:15–10 pm, First Christian Church, 2115 Pleasant Hill Road, PH. Competitions, critiques, field trips, and workshops. Call Helen Sweet at (925) 283-6708 or www.contracostacameraclub.org.
Diablo Valley Macintosh User Group
Meets: 3rd Wednesdays (except August) at Pacheco Community Center, 5800 Pacheco Blvd. Pacheco at 6:30 p.m. Q&A. 7 p.m. General meeting open to the public. Have fun learning about your Macintosh computers and Apple devices at our club’s specialized meetings for members at our Pleasant Hill office. Questions? Call (925) 695-7655 and leave a message—your call will be returned. For monthly calendar of scheduled events, visit www.dvmug.org.
Diablo Valley Track & Field Club
A USATF youth track and field and cross country club. Open to boys and girls 9-14 yrs; all levels. Track & field athletes train at PH Middle School, March-May, Mon/Tue/Th, 4:45-6 pm. Club dues: $275. Cross country athletes train at Lafayette Reservoir, September-November, Tue/Th/Sun, 4:45-6 pm at Lafayette Reservoir Club dues: $165. For information: send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.dvtfc.org.
East Bay Artists Guild
Meets: 2nd Wednesday, 7–8:30 pm, Winslow Center, 2590 Pleasant Hill Rd, PH. EBAG is a forum for exhibiting/appreciating art and fostering art education in our community. For information: Carolyn Gaye, (510) 547-0937, or eastbayartistsguild.org.
Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center
Originally Friends of Rodgers Ranch, formed in 1991 to rasie money for the restoration of the Rodgers Ranch site including the 1860's farmhouse and wheat barn. The 2.1 acre property, located at 315 Cortsen Rd. is owned by the PHR&PD and is open to the public on Thursday mornings between 9:00 am and noon; also by appointment. Many volunteer opportunities are available for our committees and as docents. Visit www.rodgersranch.org or email us at email us at email@example.com. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/rodgersranch
The Guild of Quilters of C.C. County
Meets: 3rd Monday, 7 pm, at Centre Concord to promote fabric arts and the appreciation of quilting. Guest speakers, demonstrations. and displays of members' work. For information: Carole Bibeau, 685-5368, or http://gqccc.org/home.htm
Las Juntas Artists
Meets at St. Mark’s Church Center, 3051 Putnam Blvd in Pleasant Hill from 7-9 pm on the 4th Wednesday of January through June and September through November. Members display their artwork, compete for prizes, showcase their art in rotating and other exhibits. Memberships: $25/individual; $30/ couple. For information: Judi Visscher, 687-6591, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For upcomingproductions and auditions visit www.onstagetheater.org.
P.H. Baseball Association
PHBA is a volunteer organization, offering community baseball and softball for about 1,700 boys 4–16 yrs and girls 4–17 yrs, playing on 120+ teams. Boys' Pony Baseball and Girls' Softball Season runs Mar–June. Travel leagues run through summer, Fall Ball thru Nov. Fees (per family): $160/one player; $140/2nd child. Registration held Nov. and early Dec. For information: www.phba.org
P.H. DOG Owners Group
Paso Nogal Park is an off-leash public park, however dog owners are asked to donate $30 per family per year.This fee helps with improvements and pays the expenses necessary to keep the park open. Dogs under 25 lbs can enjoy the small-dog area. For more information, contact Lori Tassano, (925) 228-4321, or pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/phdog.
P.H. Fourth of July Volunteers
Commission volunteers are needed to organize the 2012 Fourth of July celebration. A great way to make new friends and get connected in your community. We meet once a month for 1-2 hours and have loads of fun on the 4th. The day begins with the Firecracker 5k Fun Run and continues with the downtown parade, free kids games and activities at Pleasant Hill Park while listening to live music, and ends with fireworks at College Park High School. We are always looking for fresh ideas. For information: Allen Vinson at (925) 938-2373 or visit www.phjuly4.com
P.H. Garden Study Club
Meets at 7 pm, 1st Tuesday, (except July) at the Pleasant Hill Community Center, 320 Civic Drive in Pleasant Hill. Speakers, plant/produce exchange, garden tours, workshops, a monthly newsletter. For information: Debbie Arnold at (925) 825-3892 or visit www.phgsc.com.
P.H. Historical Society
Some items from our previous home in the old Pleasant Hill School House can now be seen at Rodgers Ranch, 315 Cortsen Rd. We are in the process of re-organizing the Historical Society. If you would like to help in maintaining Pleasant Hill's history or join the Historical Society, please e-mail email@example.com.
P.H./Martinez Soccer Association - AYSO Soccer
Pleasant Hill Martinez Soccer Association (PHMSA) is the local soccer region operating under the nation-wide banner of the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO). PHMSA provides nearly 2400 players ages 4 1/2 to 19 years the opportunity to play soccer each Fall. Registration takes place in March/April. (Players may be able to late register, if there is room for additions, through late August.). PHMSA is an all-volunteer organization committed to providing a world-class youth soccer program that enriches children’s lives. We are the oldest, largest, and best youth soccer organization in this area and have been for nearly 30 years. For information, please view our website at www.phmsa.org or call (925) 686-2824.
P.H. Tennis Club
Weekly FUN & Special Holiday MIXERS, Member Tournaments and USTA League play for all levels. Summer Picnic! Winter Holiday Party! Annual Membership: $40 Individual; $60 Family. For information, email Kris Hunter at PHTCkh@gmail.com or visit www.phtennisclub.com. Come play the GAME of a LIFETIME!
P.H./Walnut Creek Mothers Club
Play groups, babysitting co-op, seasonal outings, family activities. For board meeting dates and club info. contact, (925) 939-6466 or visit www.phwcmothersclub.org
Society of Young Magicians
Meets: 4th Monday, 7–8:30 pm, Concord Round Table Pizza, 2960 Treat Blvd, Concord. Goals include providing magic as a wholesome outlet for youth, 7–17 yrs; building self-esteem and confidence. Annual Membership: $20. For information: Loren Lind, 825-5040.
Treadles to Threads
A spinning guild which meets at 7:30 pm on the last Wednesday of most months, August through May, at the Thurman Casey Library (Contra Costa County Library, Ygnacio Valley Branch), 2661 Oak Grove Rd, Walnut Creek. The guild offers demonstrations at schools, fairs, craft shows and community events. Visitors are welcome. For information: Reba Siero, 228-8211, or www.treadles2threads.blogspot.com
Veterans of Foreign Wars
For event information call: 945-1544.
The Pleasant Hill Community Foundation
The Pleasant Hill Community Foundation was founded in 1987 to promote and support educational, recreational, cultural and other activities for people living and working in the Pleasant Hill area.
In addition to its other funds, the Foundation created the "Park Development Fund" to provide the Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District monies to develop, protect, restore, and conserve our parks.
It is organized under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are tax-deductible. For more information, firstname.lastname@example.org.