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 Jane Postiglione, (510) 885-0101, or email@example.com, or www.contracostacameraclub.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 Sunday, 7–8:30 pm, 100 Gregory Lane, PH. EBAG is a forum for exhibiting / appreciating art, and fostering art education in our community. For information: Carolyn Gaye, (510) 547-0937, or eastabayartistsguild.org.
Friends of P.H. Library
Bargain Book Sales: Sept. 10;behind the Library on Santa Barbara Rd. Opens 9:30 am / free to members; 10 am–3:30pm / public. Bag sale at 2 pm. Volunteers are needed. Donations of useful fiction and non-fiction books, tapes, videos, and CDs can be dropped off at the library. Books for sale in Library daily. For information: Janet Piper 939-7915.
Friends of Rodgers Ranch
Farmhouse open: 3rd Sunday, 2–4 pm. Rodgers Ranch is a PHR&PD property located at 315 Cortsen Rd., off Grayson Rd. Friends of Rodgers Ranch (FORR) is restoring the 1867 farmhouse and 2.1–acre site as a museum and heritage center. Site available for school field trips and group tours. Check out our website www.rodgersranch.org for information about our summer Round-UP heritage program and other events. We also have a Friends of Rodgers Ranch Facebook page. Volunteers are always needed. For information: 937-FORR; Denise Koroslev, 387-0158; or email@example.com.
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 www.contracostaquiltguild.org
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.onstagetheatre.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.To determine if the park is open, call the Dog Park Hotline, 210-6130.
P.H. Fourth of July Volunteers
Commission volunteers are needed to organize the 2012 Fourth of July celebration. The day begins with the Firecracker 5k Fun Run and continues with the downtown parade, activities at Pleasant Hill Park, and ends with fireworks at College Park High School. We are always looking for fresh ideas. For information: Jim Bonato, 938-5433, or www.phjuly4.com
P.H. Garden Study Club
Meets: 1st Tuesday, (except July, Dec.) 7 pm, Camellia Room, Heather Farms, Walnut Creek. Speakers, plant / produce exchange, garden tours, workshops, a monthly newsletter. For information: Lisa Robinson, 229-0500, or 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 call Denise Koroslev, 387-0158, or e-mail email@example.com.
PH Garden Study Club
Meets: 1st Tuesday (except July & Dec.), 7 pm, in the Camellia Room at Heather Farms, Walnut Creek. Speakers, plant and produce exchange, garden tours, workshops, a monthly newsletter. For information: Lisa Robinson, 229-0500, or www.phgsc.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 mixers, monthly tournaments, and USTA League play for all levels. Annual Membership: $40/individual; $50/family. For information: Anne Harpham, 930-9608, firstname.lastname@example.org, or www.phtennisclub.org.
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, email@example.com.