MISTO LINO is seeking a part-time or full-time sales associate.
If you love helping people, being part of a dynamic team, and enjoy providing warm, friendly and professional service, we'd love to talk to you! Knowledge of fine linens or luxury goods is preferred but not required--we're happy to train the right person. Pay is hourly (non-commission). If interested, please send cover letter and resume to
or pick up an application in person at 3585 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette.
Now Hiring - LLLCF Rental Operations Manager
The Rental and Operations Manager is a full time position reporting directly to the Lafayette Library and Learning Center Foundation’s (LLLCF) Executive Director. In this position you will manage room rentals (60%), provide administrative support (20%) and assist with the facilitation of Foundation programs and other events (20%). Duties and responsibilities may be expanded at the discretion of the Executive Director. Please contact Beth Needel at
for more information.
#BeKind21 Events at Bel and Bunna's Books
On Monday, August 20 from 3 PM – 6 PM, we'll kick off #BeKind21 with kid friendly kindness activities - we are writing thank you cards to the firemen who are bravely & unselfishly battling the awful fires in our State. We will be talking about what we can do be to be kinder in our local community. We will be looking at our 21 day plan of daily kindness actions. Oh - and we will be offering some books that focus on Kindness and Mindfulness at a discount. On Wednesday, August 29th, the Born This Way Foundation team will be in town, and we'll be hosting a Kindness Storytime from 3 PM - 4 PM. This is going to be a huge amount of fun, and something that shouldn't be missed, we'll have sweets, treats and a whole lot of fun!!
Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office Community Academy
District Attorney Diana Becton has announced that the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office will launch a Community Academy this September. The goal of the academy will be to strengthen community relations and provide residents a better understanding of our criminal justice system. The academy is free with no cost open to residents who live or work in Contra Costa County. Individuals must complete an application and background check when they apply.
The application period ends on August 20.
Applications are available at our office, community partners and from our
. Finished applications can be emailed to
Twenty-first Annual California Independent Film Festival
The California Independent Film Festival will be celebrating its 21st festival in Lamorinda from August 24 to August 30, at the Rheem and Orinda Theatres. The Opening Night celebration kicks off at the Rheem Theatre on Friday, August 24 at 6:00PM with an international style reception followed by the World Premiere of the Austrian film, The Salzburg Story. This is the first time in CAIFF’s history that the opening film is international and a world premiere. The Director, Alexander Peter Lercher and three cast members will be in attendance. Over the weekend (August 25 and 26) the film festival will be at the Orinda Theatre with several short programs, documentaries, feature films, iron filmmaker contest, composer contest and celebrity guest tributes, including Leonard Maltin, Mindy Sterling and Doug Jones. The remaining four days (August 27 - 30) the festival returns to its home at the Rheem Theatre with feature films, a Bay Area showcase and a comedy shorts program from Canada. CAIFF has something for everyone in films from around the world. This year 13 countries are represented. Tickets are available online at
or at the Orinda and Rheem Theatre box offices.
Class of 1968 Acalanes High School 50th Class Reunion
August 24, 25 & 26
Friday, August 24: Golf Tournament at Boundary Oak, Tour of Acalanes, No host cocktails at El Charro at 4pm. Saturday, August 25: Main event at Orinda Country Club. Sunday, August 26: Picnic at the Lafayette Reservoir. Register at
. Join the facebook page
. For more information contact Chuck Baumann at
Eat Stay Love Lafayette Food Tour!
Saturday, August 25 from 11 am to 1:30 pm
Join Lafayette mom Lauren McCabe Herpich founder of Local Food Adventures, the East Bay's BEST WALKING TOUR by Diablo Magazine, for a guided lunch filled with food, fun and interesting local history you probably never knew! Great for newbies wanting to learn about their new home or a veteran wanting to support small business. Chamber members save 10% off using code LAFAYETTECHAMBER. Book at
American Red Cross Blood Drive
August 30, 10am-4pm, Lafayette Community Center-Jennifer Russell Building, 500 St. Mary's Road, Lafayette
Lafayette is holding a blood drive to benefit the American Red Cross. Please give!
Lafayette Nursery School has openings for this fall!
Lafayette Nursery School (LNS) still has some openings in their 3's class and 4/5's class.
The 3's class meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00 - 11:30am. The 4/5's class meets Monday through Thursday from 12:30 - 3pm. Tuition is very affordable. This is a co-op program where parents participate in the classroom. It creates a wonderful close-knit community between the staff, parents and children. If you are interested, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or for a tour contact
Monument Crisis Center Celebrates 15 Year Milestone with “15 Reasons to Give” campaign
Monument Crisis Center (MCC) is celebrating its 15th Anniversary this month and as part of this milestone, they have started a fundraising campaign to allow them to help and support even more families in need in Contra Costa County. Contributions can be made by visiting
and selecting Donate or Text MCC to 41444. Donations can be one time, monthly or annually and the campaign runs through August 31, 2018. For more information visit
Lamorinda Business Women (LABWO) is launching its first evening social!
Thursday, September 6, 5:30-7:30pm, Captain Vineyards, 1969 Joseph Dr., Moraga
The event will include a visit of the Captain Vineyards premises, an initiation to wine growing, a visit of the wine making and storage areas, and of course wine tasting with food pairing. Hosted by Susan and Sal Captain, leading members of the Lamorinda Wine Growers Association who have lived in Moraga for over 20 years and now teach their craft to the community. The visit and tasting is $25 per person. Send a check to Judy Vared, P.O. Box 44, Moraga, CA 94556 (make checks out to Captain Vineyards) by Friday, August 31 to reserve your spot. There is a maximum number of participants set at 30 people and confirmations are first come, first served, so do not delay sending your check.
Nonprofit of the Year Reception Honoring SEED 9.12.18
Every year the California Legislature honors our local nonprofits with a Nonprofit of the Year ceremony. This year, Assemblywoman Baker has selected Special Education Enrichment Development Foundation (SEED) as the District 16 Nonprofit of the Year. A reception to honor SEED will be held on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 10:00am. It will be held at the Lafayette Library where there will be cake and refreshments. To attend, please RSVP to our District Office at District Office at 925.328.1515 or online at
Lafayette Home Owners Council Sponsors Candidates Night for Lafayette City Council (2 seats open) and Lafayette School District Board (4 seats open)
Thursday, September 20, 7pm, Lafayette Veterans Memorial Center, 3780 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Lafayette friends and neighbors are invited to Candidates Night 2018. EVERYONE IS WELCOME. Lafayette will possibly have contested elections for both its City Council’s two seats and its four Lafayette School District Governing Board seats. We are expecting many participants and feel honored to present each of the candidates and their issues to our residents. Attending our Candidates Night has proven the perfect way to get questions asked before voting. [And do remember, the minutes after this meeting can be spent letting LHC Board members know what topics your HOA or neighborhood would like to have discussed/presented for our upcoming 2018-2019 General Meetings.) For more information, contact