Summer resource fair
State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier hosts Summer Resource Fair 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 6, Woodside Elementary School, 761 San Simeon Drive, Concord. Information on summer activities, performing arts, sports, legislation, more. Free. 925-942-6082.
Discover family history
Concord Family History Center genealogy class 10 a.m. April 20, 3700 Concord Blvd., Concord. Learn to use Internet to search for family history. Free. 925-827-4729.
Veterans host breakfast
VFW breakfast 8-11 a.m. April 14, Veterans Memorial Building, 2290 Willow Pass Road, Concord. Recognizing Persian War cease fire 1991. Eggs made to order, pancakes, sausages, beverages. $5 adults, $3 for ages 12 and younger. 925-255-3449.
Kids fly free
Library book sales
Clayton Community Library Foundation book sale, members only 4-7 p.m. April 12; all others 10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 13; noon-4 p.m. April 14, 6125 Clayton Road. Gently used books for $1 or less. Bag of books $3, 2-4 p.m. April 14. 925-673-0659.
Concord Library Book Sale 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 19; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 20; 1-4 p.m. April 21, 2900 Salvio St. Gently used books for $1 or less. $3 for bag of books April 21. 925-646-5455.
Mount Diablo walk
Family wildflower walk 10 a.m. April 21, Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center, Mount Diablo State Park, Walnut Creek. Moderate hike to spot early blooming flowers, rare plants, critters that pollinate them. Parking $6. www.mdia.org/site.
For foster parents
Foster Family Workshop Fair: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. April 6, Children's Child Care Council, 1035 Detroit Ave., Concord. Orientations, CPR/first aid training. Free, lunch provided. 925-370-1990, http://www.ncfc.us/Pages/default.aspx.
Help on Earth Day
Volunteers needed for California State Parks Foundation's Earth Day restoration and cleanup 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. April 13, Mt. Diablo State Park, Clayton. Help clean up, make trail improvements. Businesses, individuals register at www.calparks.org/earthday or 888-98-PARKS (888-987-2757).
Dine, donate for STAND!
Restaurants in Contra Costa County will donate portion of proceeds through April 6 to support STAND!'s work with children, families. For information, participating restaurants, go to www.standffov.org.
Quilts and more
Guild of Quilters quilt show 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 6-7, Centre Concord, 5298 Clayton Road. Demonstrations, children's treasure hunt, door prizes, make quilt blocks for veterans, food. $8, $10 for both days. Youths 6-17, $4; younger than 6 free. 925-889-289, www.contracostaquiltguild.org.
Great Tomato Plant Sale 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 6, N. Wiget Lane, Shadelands Drive, Walnut Creek. Plant varieties, preparation tips, planting, fertilizing, harvesting. Benefits Contra Costa Master Gardener program. 925-646-6586.
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