May 8, 2017   
Mother's Day Weekend of fun events
Festival of Flowers, Education Excellence and youth programs!
Mother's Day weekend is a great time to join neighbors and celebrate the invaluable support that mothers provide to their families and to the community. 

I'll be at these events celebrating education and teachers, helping raise funds for local youth and, of course, honoring the love and commitment of mothers everywhere! 

Join me if you can. 

WHAT: The EdFund's 29th Annual Celebration: Soaring to Excellence     

WHO: The West Contra Costa Public Education Fund

WHEN: Friday, May 12, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

WHERE: De Anza High School Theater, 5000 Valley View Road, El Sobrante

ABOUT: An opportunity to celebrate education excellence, with student performances, presentation of teaching awards, and scholarship winners. Free event. 

For more info and to RSVP, click here. 

WHAT: Festival of Flowers, a Mother's Day Celebration

WHO: Urban Tilth

WHEN: Saturday, May 13, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: North Richmond Farm, 323 Brookside Drive (off Fred Jackson Way)

ABOUT: A Free event for the whole family, celebrating moms, grandmothers and daughters. Will feature games, activities, performances, giveaways and delicious tastings. 

For more info, click here.

WHAT: Cookies + Canvas Youth Fundraiser

WHO: City of Pinole

WHEN: Saturday, May 13, 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

WHERE: Pinole Youth Center, 635 Tennent Ave., Pinole

ABOUT: The City of Pinole's fundraiser for youth programs. Features cookies, interactive painting, auction and more!
Ticket sale ends on May 8, so pick up tickets now!

For more info and to get tickets, contact Ally Renshaw at 510.724.9004 or
John Gioia
Supervisor, District One 
Contra Costa County 
11780 San Pablo Avenue, Suite D 
El Cerrito, CA  94530 
510-231-8686 Phone