Walnut Creek, the Lesher Center, Diablo Regional Arts Association, and Chevron sponsor the event. Information and tickets for the Chevron Family Theatre Festival are available at www.LesherArtsCenter.org. Bedford Gallery plans on-site installation. The Bedford Gallery has commissioned internationally renowned artist Crystal Wagner to create a large-scale, immersive site-specific installation from June 26-Aug. 28. A preview of Wagner’s FLUX exhibit with an artist talk and hands-on workshop is set for 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 25.
Winter Girlpreneur Pop-Up Shop: 2-5 p.m, Dec, 9, Lafayette Community Center, 500 St, Marys Road, Handmade products such as greeting cards, bath bombs, jewelry, pet supplies and ballet decor,pointe shoes, ballet pillow, dancer decor, dancer gift, ballet art, girls bedroom decor, ballet christmas, nutcrack more, www.girlscrushingit.org, Book Launch Event for “Leonardo’s Knots”: 6 p.m, Dec, 18, 14414B Oak St., Saratoga, This event centers around Caroline Cocciardi’s book about Leonardo da Vinci’s passion for interlocking knots and codes, which he placed in such iconic paintings as “Mona Lisa” and “The Last Supper”, Free, Reservations: 408-666-4050, www.leonardosknots.com..
PUSD Dandiya and Bollywood Night 2018 – Festival of Lights Celebration: 5:30-10 p.m. Oct. 27, Pleasanton Middle School, 5001 Case Ave., Pleasanton. The event includes laser Dandiya, Bollywood, Bhangra, Indian Bazaar, food, and an Amador Valley Choir performance to Indian music. $5-$20. https://bit.ly/2C45yV0. Diwali celebration: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 3, Bankhead Theater Plaza, 2400 First St., Livermore. Enjoy diya decorations, henna, rangoli art, Indian classical songs and dancing, craft projects, food as well as a storytelling of the history and meaning of Diwali. Free. www.lvpac.org.
Paws to Sing: 7-7:30 p.m, July 14, Kids ages 5-11 and their families are invited to sing along, move along and play along, Lindsay Wildlife Museum’s “Paws and Claws”: 4-4:40 p.m, July 17, Children ages 5-11 can meet animal ambassadors from the Lindsay Wildlife Museum and learn how paws and claws are alike, yet different, Save the Frogs: 7-7:40 p.m, Aug, 6, Kids ages 5-11 can learn about frogs and efforts to keep them safe at a program for families to attend together, Yarn Creatures: 4-5 p.m, July 16, Using a cup ballet decor,pointe shoes, ballet pillow, dancer decor, dancer gift, ballet art, girls bedroom decor, ballet christmas, nutcrack and some yarn, a creature will be created for teens’ amusement by presenter Matthew..
Other exhibits currently on display at the museum include “Pride and Joy: The Texas Blues of Stevie Ray Vaughan” and “All Eyez on Me: The Writings of Tupac Shakur.” Admission costs $12.95, with youth and senior discounts; for details, go to www.grammymuseum.org. Yet music is only part of the draw. Attendees can also play classic video games and attend panels, which address everything from retro gaming to creative tools. “Rockage unites music and video games on the dance floor, linking these two passionate communities together under the same nerdy parasol,” festival creator Eric Fanali says in a news release.