• Noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 29. Most Holy Rosary Church hosts a free Thanksgiving lunch in the gym, 1313 A St. 925-757-4020.

  • 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 28 Golden Hills Church hosts a free meal at Veterans Memorial Hall, 403 W. Sixth St.

  • Noon to 2 p.m. Nov. 28. International Christian Ministry, 605 W. Madill St., serves a free meal. Toy, diaper, formula donations accepted.

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  • 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 28, First AME Community Church, 2915 Willow Pass Road, Bay Point. The dinner is free and open to all. 925-458-0521.

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  • 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 28 at Scout Hall, 3090 Ranch Lane. 925-679-2200. Bethel Island Food Bank, Bethel Island Chamber and Golden Hills Church host a dinner. Food Bank is in need of donations.


  • Brentwood Street Feast from noon to 4 p.m. on Nov. 28. At a vacant storefront near Willy's Bagels and Blends, 1155 Second St., Suite D. God's Closet will also give clothes. Those interested in volunteering to help before and during the event can go to or e-mail


  • 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Veterans Hall, 757 First St. Golden Hills Church hosts a free Thanksgiving Day meal.


  • Eighth annual Giving Thanks at Thanksgiving dinner, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 4000 Concord Blvd. Free Thanksgiving meal. All are invited, and local transportation is provided. Donations of coats, gloves, sleeping bags are sought for distribution at the event. 925-270-0984 or


  • Knightsen Elementary School, 1923 Delta Road, hosts free Thanksgiving dinner at 1 p.m. Nov. 28.


  • 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 28. The Livermore Community Thanksgiving Dinner serves a free Thanksgiving meal to anyone who wants to share a meal. Bothwell Arts Center, 2466 Eighth St. For details, rides or shut-in meals, call 925-455-9782.


  • The League of Volunteers' 25th annual free Thanksgiving Day dinner will be from 12:30 to 4 p.m. at the Newark Pavilion, at 6430 Thornton Ave. The meal is open to everyone, no questions asked. For information, call 510-793-5683 or go to


  • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 28, Salute e Vita Ristorante, 1900 Esplanade Drive. Third annual Thanksgiving Dinner for the needy. For more details, call 510-215-0803

  • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 27. Bay Area Rescue Mission, 200 Macdonald Ave. Great Thanksgiving Banquet for the needy. Also, Thanksgiving dinners every night 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 25-28. For more details, call 510-215-4868.

  • Annual Thanksgiving Feast, 12-2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 201 Martina St. in Point Richmond. Interfaith worship at 11:30 a.m. and Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings free to all starting at noon. 510-232-1102.

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    n 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 28, Parish Hall, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1924 Trinity Ave. Second annual Trinity Center free Thanksgiving meal, in partnership with St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Walnut Creek and The Creek Covenant Church. A local executive chef and owner of one of Walnut Creek's restaurants will plan and direct the meal preparation. If you wish to attend, contact Pam McGrath at Volunteers are needed to help with the meal; contact McGrath at or at 925-953-0501 to help.