Special Community Events

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SUMMER CAMP EXPO 2024
February 24, 2024
9:00 am -12:00 pm
Pleasant Hill Community Center
Watch 2024 Summer Camp Expo VIDEO

MAKE IT A WINNING SUMMER!
Come to our Summer Camp Expo and get your camper ready to win the ultimate gold prize: lifelong memories of summer fun! Pleasant Hill Rec & Park Summer Camps bring out the best in all campers. From our classic camps to our specialty camps, we inspire campers to play their hardest, break personal records of excellence, expand horizons, make new friends, and create a sense of belonging by treating all with respect and kindness. 

• Learn about camp activities 
• Meet camp staff & instructors 
• Register early and save!

10% DISCOUNT offered on EXPO day only (2/24/24) on qualifying full-week camps and spring/summer swim lesson registrations made in-person at the EXPO from 9:00 am–12:00 pm and online until 11:59 pm, February 24, 2024. Discount applied automatically at registration. 

MORE SUMMER CAMP EXPO INFO HERE
VIEW 2024 SUMMER CAMP GUIDE

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"Egg-Citing" Spring Egg Hunt 
Saturday, March 30, 2024 
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Pleasant Hill Park: Basketball Court 
(rain or shine) 

Join us for this springtime traditional egg hunt! Will you find the special golden egg and win a special prize basket? All who attend come away with a goody bag and a smile. Visit with Bunny (photo op) and enjoy other “egg-citing” springtime activities including dancing with AJ, the popular dance instructor of NEW YOU DANCE classes! Bring your camera, dance moves, and your Easter baskets. Check-in begins for all age groups at 9:30 am. All activities close at noon (12:00 pm) sharp so please plan to arrive at 9:30 am.  

Admission: $11.25/$9.00 (Dist. Res.) 
Pre-registration is required by 3/27. 
Sorry, no day-of walk-up registration
Check-in begins for ALL AGE GROUPS at 9:30 am. 

Register by age group and egg hunt time.
REGISTER HERE

Egg Hunt Schedule:
0-3 yrs (group 1): 10:30-10:45 am 
0-3 yrs (group 2):  10:50-11:05 am 
4-6 yrs: 11:15-11:30 am 
7-10 yrs: 11:35-11:50 am 

Brought to you by the Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District. 
Thank you to our event sponsors, Pleasant Hill Lions Club, City of Pleasant Hill (2024 Annual Sponsor) and Laura Wucher Real Estate (2024 Annual Sponsor)!

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Underwater Egg Hunt 
All ages
Saturday, March 30, 2024
1:00–2:30 pm 
PH Aquatic Park: 147 Gregory Ln. 

Join Pleasant Hill Rec Aquatics Staff for an underwater egg hunt! Pools will be open for swimming. Enjoy some splashy springtime fun for everyone! Special Guest, Mermaid and Mom! The event will be held rain or shine. 

Admission: $20 /$16 (Dist. Res.) 
Spectators and adult helpers free
Pre-register by noon on March 29 or when the event reaches capacity. 
REGISTER HERE

Thank you to our event sponsor Laura Wucher Real Estate (2024 Annual Sponsor)

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Inclusive Recreation Dances
Fridays, 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Click Here to View 2024 Dance Schedule

Pleasant Hill Rec & Park District, in partnership with the City of Concord, Martinez, and Walnut Creek, hosts dances specifically designed for developmentally disabled adults (18yrs+). Admission: $8 cash (caregivers free). For more information contact Karen McKimmy


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Laugh, Love, Learn Senior Forum & Resource Faire
Friday, May 10, 2024
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Pleasant Hill Senior Center 

Join us for the Senior Live Well Forum: A morning full of educational speakers on a variety of interesting and relevant subjects. Lunch included. All funds raised benefit the Senior Center Care Management Program. For registration and more information, call the Senior Center at (925) 798-8788. Registration opens 3/11. 

Come early for the FREE Ultimate Senior Resource Fair from 8:30 am-12:00 pm. 
Over 50 vendors from the local area and free giveaways! All members of the public are welcome!


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Aloha Family Luau 2024
Friday, May 17, 2024
5:00-7:00 pm
Pleasant Hill Senior Center 

Gather your keiki (little children, 1-10 yrs) for a family night of island fun! Get into the aloha spirit by wearing your favorite beach attire and flip-flops. Dance the hula and teak home an aloha craft. Kid-friendly dinner and dessert included. ALOOOOHA! 

Admission: $16/$14 (Dist. Res.) per person
All who attend must register. 
Pre-registration required by 5/10/24
REGISTER HERE (opens 2/24/24)

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FREE! 
Sunset Cinema Movie In the Park
Saturday, June 8
Saturday, August 10
Pleasant Hill Park (behind Teen Center)
The movie begins at Sunset (time varies)

Join us for two summer movie nights under the stars!  Bring your family, friends, significant other or just your awesome self to enjoy a free hit movie on the big outdoor screen. Snacks and drinks are available for purchase. See you at the park!  

Check back for Movie selection as we get closer to the event dates!

Thank you to our event sponsors, the City of Pleasant Hill (2024 Annual Sponsor) and Laura Wucher Real Estate (2024 Annual Sponsor)!

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FREE! 
Tinkers and Thinkers Innovation Faire
Saturday, September 14

12 PM – 3 PM 
Pleasant Hill Senior Center and Pleasant Hill Park 

Don’t miss this exciting day of learning and exploration at the Annual Tinkers and Thinkers Innovation Faire! Enjoy interactive S.T.E.A.M. exhibits and hands-on activities that showcase the exciting worlds of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Come and discover the latest innovations from local makers, entrepreneurs, businesses, and educators. This event is FREE and perfect for curious minds of all ages so join us for a day of discovery and fun!  

Brought to you by the PH Rec and Park District and the Pleasant Hill Library.
Thank you to our event sponsors, the City of Pleasant Hill (2024 Annual Sponsor)


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FREE! 
Pleasant Hill Rec and Park District 
Annual Blues and Brews Festival 
Friday Pre-Party July 19 
6:00-9:00 pm
Saturday, July 20
3:00–9:00 PM
Pleasant Hill Park

The ultimate summer party is back in Pleasant Hill Park this July. Groove to a fantastic lineup of free live music, enjoy craft beer tasting from only the best local craft breweries, shop craft vendors, and nosh on delicious food from a variety of food vendors. This event is a free public event for all to enjoy. Want to upgrade your experience with beer-tasting tickets? Learn more at BluesandBrewsFestival.com. Mark your calendars and invite your friends now for the summer event you all won’t want to miss!

Thank you to our event sponsors, City of Pleasant Hill (2024 Annual Sponsor) and Laura Wucher Real Estate (2024 Annual Sponsor)!


THANK YOU!

As we jump into 2024, we want to thank all of you for attending our events last year. Our goal for these special events is to bring the community together for fun, positive, memorable, and joyful shared experiences for all. We hope you enjoyed participating in our events this year as much as we did hosting them! Thank you. 

SPONSORSHIPS

We also would like to recognize all our community partners who sponsored, donated in-kind services/products, and volunteered for each of our events throughout 2023. These businesses, agencies, organizations, and residents support recreational opportunities in our community and help make our events extra special. Thank you to all who have supported us, especially our 2023 Annual premiere event sponsors, the City of Pleasant Hill and Laura Wucher Real Estate. THANK YOU!

If you are interested in sponsoring and/or supporting Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District 2024 events, please reach out to Liz Harrison, our event coordinator. Email or 925-771-7623.

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    Liz Harrison

    Special Events Coordinator