Water District Rebate

The Contra Costa Water District has a Lawn to Garden Rebate Program that provides rebates to qualified customers to replace their existing water-thirsty front lawns with water-wise landscaping. The rebate is $1 per square foot with a maximum of $1,000 per single-family residence and up to $20,000 for commercial, homeowner associations, industrial and institutional properties.… Continue reading Water District Rebate

Petting Animals in Civic Park

Fun Activity with Your Grandchildren Sponsored by the City of Walnut Creek Saturday, June 19 at 10 am in Civic Park Tracy Hill’s animal show is guaranteed to be a hit with both kids and adults! Featuring 16 different animals for you to enjoy, this 40-minute show is entertaining, educational, fun AND funny. Animals range… Continue reading Petting Animals in Civic Park

Why Walking Buddies

Photo Above: Twelve Walking Buddies participated in the hike via Larkey Park on May 18, which we described in a recent WCSC newsletter. The picture was taken at the turnaround point by Dan Crowley.   by Rolando Salazar Why do these “old geezers” hike and walk every week, you might ask? I’ve been doing it… Continue reading Why Walking Buddies

Garden Classes and Nature Walks

Growing Plants from Cuttings Using a Jar of WaterTuesday, June 1 at 11 am to 12:30Cost: $2 Growing Plants from Cuttings Using Potting MixTuesday, June 15 at 10 am to 11:30Cost: $2 Would you like to grow plants from cuttings? In this class, you will learn how to successfully take cuttings, prepare them, and plant… Continue reading Garden Classes and Nature Walks

Hooked on Books meets June 1

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm   June Book: Lilac Girls  by Martha Hall Kelly (2017) New York socialite Caroline Ferriday has her hands full with her post at the French consulate and a new love on the horizon. But Caroline’s world is forever changed when Hitler’s army invades Poland in September 1939—and then sets its… Continue reading Hooked on Books meets June 1


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