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•American Association of University Women - Concord Branch
•American Legion Post 171 - 5 p.m. third Tuesdays, Veterans Memorial Hall, Concord. 687-1427.
•B2F Business Networking Group - noon first and third Thursdays. 998-8844.
•Beachcomber Singles - Social and service activities for active adults age 45 and above. For more information call (510) 799-2207, Or visit our website: www.beachcombersingles.org/
•British Club - 11:30 a.m. first Wednesdays, Zio Fraedo’s, Pleasant Hill. 682-7978.
•Circle of Friends - second Mondays, Walnut Country Club, Concord. 998-8844.
•Clayton Valley Garden Club- 7p.m. second Wednesdays, February-November. Diamond Terrace, 6401 Center St., Clayton. Contact: www.claytonvalleygardenclub.org
•Clutch Busters Square Dance Club - 7:30 p.m.-9:30 pm Thursdays, New dancers and those wanting brush-up are welcome. Willow Pass Community Center, 2748 E Olivera Rd, Concord. 686-3774.
•Concord Art Association - 12:50 p.m. second Tuesdays, Concord Library. 646-5455.
•Concord Diablo Rotary - 12:15 p.m. Wednesdays, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Concord. email@example.com 685.7760
•Clayton Valley/Concord Sunrise Rotary Club- 7 a.m. Thursdays, Oakhurst Country Club, Clayton. 689-7640 or www.claytonvalley-rotary.org.
•Clayton Valley Woman’s Club. For meeting times call Aleta at 925-672-9448 www.claytonvalleywomansclub.org.
•Concord Garden Club - 9:30 a.m. third Tuesdays, Bethel Baptist Church, Concord. 687-2334.
•Concord Lions Club - 7 p.m. third Tuesdays, La Tapatia Mexican Restaurant, Concord. 687-3594.
•Concord Mystery Book Club - 2:30 p.m. second Sundays, Concord Library, 646-5455.
•Concord Senior Club - ballroom dancing, 1 p.m. Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 8 p.m. second Saturdays. 2727 Parkside Circle, Concord. 798-4557.
•Contra Costa Genealogical Society - 7 p.m. second Thursdays, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Concord.
•Contra Costa Mineral & Gem Society - 7:30 p.m. second Mondays, Centre Concord. 429-2748 or www.ccmgs.org.
•Creekside Artists Guild Meets 2nd Wed. each month @ 7-8:30pm. Clayton Library Story Room, 6125 Clayton Rd., Clayton. Arlene 673-9777, firstname.lastname@example.org
•Concord United Methodist Women Monthly Meeting 510-758-4837
•Diablo Numismatic Society - 7 p.m. third Thursdays, Veterans Memorial Hall, Concord. 825-0649 or email@example.com.
•Diablo Toastmasters, every Thursday 7 – 9 p.m., Sizzler Rest., Concord. http://www.diablotoastmasters.org.
•Diablo Valley Democratic Club - 7 p.m. third Wednesdays, Ygnacio Valley Library, Walnut Creek. 946-0469 or http://www.dvdems.org.
•Diablo Valley Macintosh Users Group - 6:30 p.m. third Tuesdays. Bancroft Elementary School, Walnut Creek. 689-1155 or www.dvmug.org.
•Diablo Valley Mustang Assoc meets 7:00 pm second Wednesdays each month at Fuddruckers Concord. All Mustang afficiados invited. Nancy Russell 925-825-5994. www.dvma.org
•Diablo Valley Wings, Chapter P of the Gold Wing Touring Association - 12:15 p.m. third Tuesdays, Sizzler, Concord. 686-3774 or http://www.GWTA-CA-DVW.org.
•East Bay Prospectors Club - 7 p.m. fourth Wednesday, 1021 Detroit Ave., Unit D, Concord. 672-1863 or
•Ellen’s Guild - 10 a.m second Tuesdays, Family Stress Center, Concord. 672-5409 or www.familystresscenter.org.
•Hope Academy Concord Open House, Third Thursday of each month, 9 – 9:45 a.m. Reservations required: Judy Davies 687-7555; 5353 Concord Blvd.
•Kiwanis Club of Greater Concord - 8:15 a.m. Wednesdays, Buttercup Grill and Bar, 4301 Clayton Rd., Concord. 372-5348.
•Knife Throwing Club/Diablo Impalement Arts Group:We throw anything with a point on our 40 foot multiple target range, Wed, Thurs, Sat & Sun-part of the Diablo Rod and Gun Club, 4700 Evora Rd.
•Knitting Group - 2 p.m. first Sundays, Concord Library. 646-5455.
•Knights Of Columbus, Concord Council 6038
Meets 7:30 p.m. first Tuesday of the month, St.Bonaventure Church, 5562 Clayton Road, Contact Rayce at 683-9717 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
•Mt. Diablo Metal Detecting Club - 7:30 p.m. second Tuesdays, Contra Costa Water District Offices, Concord. 682-7428 or
•Mt. Diablo Branch, California Writers Club 611 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill $35 for CWC members. Contact email@example.com, or 934-5677 for more information.
•Soroptimist International Diablo Vista - 12:15 p.m. first, second and third Wednesdays, Sizzler, Concord. 672-2727
•National Marine Corps Business Network: www.nmcbn.com/ We normally meet the second Tuesday of each month. Contact 925-680-8714.
•Odd Fellows - 3 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Pacheco Lodge 117, Concord. 682-7358.
•Rebekah’s Lodge - 8 p.m. first and third Thursdays, Mt. Diablo Lodge, Concord. 672-Shipmates Singles - social activities for active adults age 50+. 933-3644 or www.shipmatessingles.com.
•Rising Stars Toastmasters
This group was created for job seekers. For more information, contact Derrick Smith at (925) 381-4551 or go to risingstarstm.toastmastersclubs.org.
•Snowchasers Ski Club - Snow skiing and Snowboarding- First and Third Wednesdays of each month. Snowchasers meets 7:30 pm Sizzlers Concord.Contact iSteve and Rosalie Rhodes,925-228-8145.
•Toastmasters International - 7 p.m. Mondays, Montecito of Concord, 682-7211. Also, 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays, John Muir Concord Campus. Toastmasters can help! Our local club, Word Weavers, meets Mondays, 7:00 to 8:15 p.m. at 4756 Clayton Road, Concord 686-1818. www.toastmasters.org.
•Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1525 - 9 a.m. second Saturdays, Veterans Memorial Hall, Concord.
•Widows/Widowers Club - meets for dinner, brunch, theater, etc. 998-8844.
•Al-Anon Family Group - 7:30 p.m. Mondays, St. Martins of Tours Anglican Church and Preschool, Concord. 932-6770 or www.ncwsa.org.
•Alcoholics Anonymous - 939-4155 or www.aa.org.
•Cardiac Care Support Group - 7 p.m. second Thursdays, John Muir Walnut Creek or Concord. 947-5206.
•Hearing Loss and Cochlear Implant Wearers Support Group - 7 p.m. first Wednesdays, Walnut Creek United Methodist Church. HLAADV@hearinglossdv.org or 264-1199.
•HIV/AIDS Support Group - 7-9 p.m. 2nd & 4th Thursdays, John Muir Concord.
•Leukemia Society Family Support Group - 7 p.m. first Thursdays. 947-4466, ext. 32797.
•Living with a Mental Illness? Join NAMI Connection Peer-led support group. Saturdays 1:00 - 2:30 pm Held at John Muir Behavioral Health Center 2740 Grant Street Concord. Call 925-942-0767 or www.namicontracosta.org
•Nar-Anon - 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, John Muir Concord. http://naranoncalifornia.org.
•Pet Loss Support Group, Every first Tuesday of the month, 12:00 - 1:30 PM. (925) 887-5681. Pre-registration required.
•Rainbow Community Center - Check Website for services. 3024 Willow Pass Road, Suite 200, Concord.
•Retired & Senior Volunteer Program - 472-5777.
•The Stroke Support Group of Contra Costa County will hold its monthly meeting. For details of time and place contact Ann Dzuna at 925-376-6218. Meetings are free.
A calendar of all city meetings and agendas is available at http://www.cityofconcord.org.
•City Council - 6:30 p.m. first, second and fourth Tue.s, 1950 Parkside Dr. Televised live on channel 28 (Comcast) and 29 (Astound) and on the city’s Website. 671-3495.
•Commission on Aging - 1:30 p.m. third Wed., Concord Senior Center. 671-3419.
•Community Advisory Committee - 6:30 p.m. third Tues., Concord Senior Center. 671-3019.
•Community Services Commission - 6:30 p.m. third Wed., 1950 Parkside Dr. 671-3283.
•Design Review Board - 5:30 p.m. second and fourth Thurs., 1950 Parkside Dr. 671-3152.
•Parks, Recreation & Open Space Commission - 7 p.m. second Wed., 1950 Parkside Dr. 671-3440.
•Planning Commission - 7 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, 1950 Parkside Dr. 671-3152.
•Clayton City Council - 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 7pm. Hoyer Hall, Clayton Library, 6125 Clayton Rd, Clayton.
•Peter Komor, DDS.
2903 Salvio St, Concord, (925) 689-5055
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