Northgate Calendar

April 2021

Sat., April 17 
Virtual Remodeling Seminar 
@online 
Are you, a neighbor, a family member, or a friend looking to remodel, and just don’t know where or how to get started? 
How do I get started? •How do I make sure that the construction costs don’t exceed my budget? • How do I make design decisions I won’t regret later? • How do I choose the right contractor? 
How do I avoid an ugly court battle? • What is a mechanic’s lien and how do I protect myself? • How do I make sure my remodel gets completed on schedule? 
RSVP Now: GORDONREESE.COM or call (925) 885-3770 today! 
Cost: Free 
Time: 10am-12pm 

Fri., April 23 
Family Movie Night in the Park – Megamind 
@ Civic Park 
Socially distanced in Civic Park, families will enjoy an outdoor movie experience. The super villain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life. Registration includes a goodie bag with sweet treats, 2 mini-flashlights, 6 glow sticks, a surprise activity and registration of up to 6 individuals in your household family. Bring a blanket to sit on, low lawn chairs and any additional snacks you want. Space is limited to comply with distancing requirements. Rain cancels event. Movie starts promptly at 8:00pm. Registration ends on April 21. https://www.walnut-creek.org/departments/arts-and-recreation/arts-rec-open-now/holiday-events-with-arts-rec 
Cost: $25 per family of 6 
Time: 8:00 pm 

Throughout April 
Exhibit: A Beautiful Mess-Weavers and Knotters of the Vanguard 
@ Bedford Gallery/online 
Bedford Gallery is thrilled to announce our exhibition A Beautiful Mess: Weavers & Knotters of the Vanguard. While the gallery is still closed and awaits county guidelines on reopening, the show will open virtually on bgviewingroom.org . Watch for possible re-opening date for in person viewing. From micro artworks the size of your hand to mammoth room-sized installations, the national roster of women artists in A Beautiful Mess push the boundaries of their textile-based medium. https://www.bedfordgallery.org/exhibitions/on-view 
Cost: Free online, $5 in person 

Everyday 
Self-Guided Downtown Heritage Walk 
@Downtown Walnut Creek 
Walnut Creek residents and visitors can explore Walnut Creek’s fascinating heritage through a free self-guided cell phone walking tour that allows you to visit downtown heritage sites on your own schedule and at your own pace. The Heritage Walk is part of “Walk Walnut Creek: Art and History Live Here,” an immersive self-guided tour that tells the stories that shaped Walnut Creek’s history and describes the public art that graces the current city landscape. Check out Walk Walnut Creek. 
Each site is marked with prominent, colorful signage on downtown street lamp posts. The signs include pertinent information about the site and details on how to listen to the audio and, for those with smart phones, how to access a mobile app. 
Cost: FREE 
www.wchistory.org/events/historical-tours/ 

Public Art Walking Tour 
@Downtown Walnut Creek 
There is now a self-guided audio tour available for Public Art in Walnut Creek, featuring 33 stops about the artwork in the downtown area. Look for the pink and orange Public Art signs around town, located by artworks. Dial the number on the signs to hear about that artwork. You can visit the Public Art Walking Tour web app online at www.walkwc.oncell.com/en/public-art-tours-102961.html 

Every Saturday 
Farmers’ Market 
@Castle Rock Farm, 700 Castle Rock Rd. 
Local farmers and neighbors provide organic produce grown right in the Northgate neighborhood. 
Time: 10am-4pm 
www.castlerockfarmstand.com 

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Sat., May 8 
Pet Pawlooza – Family Pet Walk 
@ Downtown Walnut Creek 
Dress your companion animal in costume and join the Walnut Creek Recreation Department, in coordination with Walnut Creek Downtown, for this family friendly furry friends walk! This stroll will include a walk through Civic Park, down Main Street, past the library and ending back in Civic Park. Your family can walk anytime between 10am and 1pm. Registration for the event gains access, a pet inspired goodie bag, entry to a raffle with prizes from downtown businesses, access to vendor booths and 1 entry for your pet into the costume contest, as well as guaranteed fresh air and fun with your entire family. Costume contestants will be judged by the public and local businesses. Winners get a prize and will be featured on social media. Registration ends on May 6. 
https://www.walnut-creek.org/departments/arts-and-recreation/arts-rec-open-now/holiday-events-with-arts-rec 
Cost: $25 per family 
Time: Any time from 10am-1pm