Antioch

  • Noon to 1 p.m. 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. Golden Hills Community Church hosts a free meal at American Legion Hall, 403 W. Sixth St.

  • Noon to 2 p.m. International Christian Ministry, 605 W. Madill St., serves a free meal. Toy, diaper, formula donations accepted. 925-757-8114.

    bay point

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

    bethel island

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

    Brentwood

  • Noon to 4 p.m. Brentwood Street Feast 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 http://brentwoodstreetfeast.com or email billyr@cornerstoneweb.org.

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

    CONCORD

  • 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 4000 Concord Blvd. Eighth annual free Giving Thanks at Thanksgiving dinner. 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 GTatTG@yahoo.com.

    knightsen

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

    livermore

  • 1 to 5 p.m. 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.

    newark

  • The League of Volunteers' 25th annual free Tri-City 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 www.lov.org.

    Richmond

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

  • 5 to 7 p.m. 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. 26-27. For more details, call 510-215-4868.

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

    walnut creek

    n 1 to 3 p.m. 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 pmcgrath77@gmail.com. Volunteers are needed to help with the meal; email McGrath or call her at 925-953-0501 to help.