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Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District 70th Year Anniversary Celebration
Celebrating 70 Years of Play!

GET READY TO CELEBRATE!

On January 19th, the Rec & Park District turns 70 years old and we have lots of plans in the works to celebrate this exciting anniversary milestone! Watch for fun virtual and in-person (when allowed) commemorative activities all year long, kicking off with a virtual Anniversary Cake Bake-Off and The Big Day! Birthday celebration in January.

Click here to visit our dedicated 70th Anniversary page

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Photo of Frankie G playing Guitar with Gigs & Grub logo

PHREC GIGS & GRUB 2020 LIVE FACEBOOK WATCH PARTY SERIES

Friends, family, neighbors, and fellow music lovers connected online at Rec & Park’s Gigs & Grub music & food pairing watch party series, every Thursday at 6:00 pm on our Facebook page at @pleasanthillrec. The Gigs & Grub series ran from April 16 to June 28, 2020

Viewers enjoyed an upbeat LIVE solo gig featuring a talented local musician each week while dining on delicious take out grub from the musician’s favorite local Pleasant Hill restaurant (or your own favorite grub hub).

ENCORE!
CLICK HERE TO VIEW RECORDED LIVE PERFORMANCES

2020 Snow Place Like Home Winners


Snow Place Like Home 1st Place Winner Certificate

Snow Place Like Home Winner 2nd Place to Don Ortolan and family

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD PRINTABLE CONTESTANT MAP

The houses on the map are listed from North to South and group loosely by neighborhood. Please look for the SNOW PLACE LIKE HOME signs for contestants.

Thank you to our SNOW PLACE LIKE HOME! sponsor, Rotary Club of Pleasant Hill Interested in making a difference in the local and global community? Become a Rotary Club member! Learn more at Rotary Club of Pleasant Hill

2020 Coloring Contest Winners

2020 Winter Coloring Contest Winners

COLORING CONTEST RESULTS ARE IN!

PH Rec & Park judges selected winners in each of four age categories:
Preschool (<5 years), Youth (6-10 years), Teen (11-17 years) & Adults (18 yrs & up)

The winners of our Winter Coloring Contest are as follows:

PRESCHOOL (5 yrs & under)
⭐️1st Colin C. (age 5)
2nd Chole H. (age 4)
3rd Nora S. (age 5)
Honorable Mention: Conor McC. (So close!)

YOUTH (6-10 yrs)
⭐️1st Sophia L. (age 7)
2nd Lilly (age 9)
3rd Isabelle L. (age 9)
Honorable Mention: Nate M. (Creative abstract!)

TEEN (11-17 yrs)
⭐️1st Jenna G (age 11)
2nd Celina L. (age 11)
3rd Nick C. (age 12)
Honorable Mention: Lucas H. (So close!)

ADULT (18 yrs & up)
⭐️1st Abbie K. (age 22)
2nd Michelle D. (age 40)
3rd Tiffany C . (age 39)
Honorable Mention: Sheila G. (Incredible talent from our very own staff member!)

Thank you to all the participants! We had such a hard time deciding because there were sooooo many wonderful entries! We hope you had as much fun with this as we did, looking through all the wonderful colored, bedazzled, and glittered pages! WOW! Some great talent out there!  The photos/scans of these don't do them justice.

A special shout-out to our Coloring Contest sponsor, Pleasant Hill Lions Club for the prizes and support! Thank you! 

And some extra love to our Coloring Contest partner, Pleasant Hill Library, and to the incomparable, Patrick Remer, Head PH Librarian Thank you for sharing your artistic talents with us and bring your support and enthusiasm to all our community projects together!

Coloring Contest ImageMiss the contest but still want to color?
Click here to download coloring page

COVID--19 IMPACT

Due to Contra Costa Health Services public health mandates related to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of our in-person events have been impacted. Click here to view event status. As the novel coronavirus situation evolves, please check back for more information. If you registered for any of the cancelled events, your registration fees will automatically be refunded in full and you will be notified by staff members. Need assistance? Email us here.

In the interim, we hope you will join us online! Follow us on one of our social media channels @pleasanthillrec for our LIVE VIRTUAL EVENTS to keep you connected and have fun with our amazing Pleasant Hill community.
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Stay well.