11780 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito CA 94530 510-231-8686 
eUpdate - December 10, 2018
The Holidays in West County: This week's big events!
Come out for good times and great causes with RYSE Youth Center and Downtown Richmond leaders
The Holidays are always a special time for our community. This is a season of service, giving and love. 

I'd like to highlight a couple of the many great local events in West County this year.

'Tis the season!

WHAT: Full of Cheer -- A Feed the Family Gathering

WHEN: Saturday, December 15 from 12pm - 3pm
WHERE: RYSE Center, 205 41st St., Richmond
HOW MUCH: This is a free event for children, youth, and their families.  More info here

DETAILS: The RYSE Youth Center will provide free food, winter goodie bags for kids, hoodies and beanies, eye exams and glasses from Vision to Learn, arts & crafts, and much more.


WHAT:  Downtown Richmond Holiday Festival

WHEN:  Wednesday, December 12
4pm - 8pm

WHERE:  East Bay Center for the Performing Arts, 339 11th Street, Richmond

HOW MUCH: Free for all! More info here or call (510) 236-4049

DETAILS: Downtown's multi-cultural holiday celebration!  Features  Santa Visits for kids,  Gift Bags, Free Books & Refreshments, 
A Richmond Nutcracker Performances at 5pm & 6:30pm,
Music, Creative Activities & Caroling,  Holiday Street Lighting Ceremony at 7:45pm

Event presented by Richmond Main Street & East Bay Center for the Performing Arts. Sponsored by:
Sims Metal Management, San Francisco Bay Ferry, Mechanics
 Bank. Generous support from City of Richmond, West County Reads, and individual donors.
John Gioia
Supervisor, District One 
Contra Costa County 
11780 San Pablo Avenue, Suite D 
El Cerrito, CA  94530 
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