General Calendars

Orinda Library is open to the public. Storytimes are on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m.. Open hours are Mon. through Thu., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Fri. and Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 6 Orinda Way, Call 925.254.2184 or visit
The International Film Showcase presents Take It or Leave It in October. Construction worker Erik learns his ex-girlfriend is about to go into labor. Tickets and show times at
1 Orinda Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m. Orinda Way in front of Rite Aid and the Community Park. or market hotline at 925.431.8361. Also Oct. 8, 15, 22 and Harvest Fest Oct. 29. See article.
    Orinda Academy Open House. Families can register at
    Lamorinda Arts Council presents David Choi’s woodcut relief designs at their virtual Art Gallery at Wilder, through Nov. 5 at Call 925.359.9940. See article.
    Orinda Starlight Village Players presents George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion 8:30 p.m. Orinda Community Center Park Amphitheater., or 925.528.9225.
    Cal Shakes presents a new adaptation of Williams Shakespeare’s King Lear through Oct. 2. Call 510.548.9666, email or go to
5 Lamorinda Village with Contra Costa County Health and LOPC COVID Booster Clinic with updated COVID-19 boosters at Fellowship Hall 10 a.m and 2 p.m. No appointment necessary but you will need to reserve a booster by letting us know which vaccine (updated Moderna or updated Pfizer) you would like. Please email or call 925 283-3500.
6 Orinda Books Pat’s Book Club will read and discuss Voices In The Dead House by Norman Lock. 11 a.m. Email for reservations.
   Taste of the World Market food trucks Orinda Community Center parking lot 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Also, Oct. 13, 20 and 27.
    Miramonte High School Fall Sing, 7 p.m. Orinda schools come together for one fall singing event. MHS Theater.
7 Movies-In-the-Park, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial begins at dusk. Orinda Community Center Park.
8 Sokol SF Day of Czech Culture. Community Center and Park, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. See article.
   American Association of University Women-Orinda-Moraga-Lafayette Branch (AAUW-OML) Paper Shredding Event 9 a.m. See article.
   Art Gallery at the Orinda Library artist reception 3 – 5 p.m. See article.
15 Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra “Passports and Postcards” 3 p.m. St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 66 St. Stephens Dr., Orinda. Tickets $20 Adult, $15 Seniors, $7 Students. 925.254.3770.
16 Live at the Orinda! presents Eden Espinosa 6 p.m. see article.
18 American Association of University Women-Orinda-Moraga-Lafayette Branch Annual Taste of Walnut Creek Restaurant Walk. Tickets $36. Supports AAUW OML Tech Trek program for 7th grade girls.
22 Del Rey Boofest, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
     Lamorinda Arts Council Mixology, 4:30 – 7 p.m., see article.
23 Glorietta FunFest, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
     Orinda Community Foundation Citizen of the Year 2022 ceremony, 6:30 p.m. Orinda Community Center Founders Auditorium. See article.
27 Miramonte High School presents William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 7 p.m. Also, Oct. 28, 7 p.m. and Oct. 29 1 p.m.
29 Sleepy Hollow School Creepy Hollow event.

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Some clubs are meeting in person, while others still offer Zoom meetings. Use contact for more information.
American Association of University Women-Orinda-Moraga-Lafayette Branch (AAUW-OML) Paper Shredding Event Oct. 8, 9 a.m. See article p. 5. 23rd Annual Taste of Walnut Creek Restaurant Walk Oct. 18. Tickets $36. Supports AAUW OML Tech Trek program for 7th grade girls.
Community Gentle Yoga, via Zoom, Mondays and Thursdays 9-10 a.m. Contact Gaby Mozee at  
Friends of the Joaquin Moraga Adobe. Third Monday, 7:30 p.m. Contact Kent Long for Zoom link at
Friends of the Orinda Creeks. Fourth Wednesday. 3 p.m., 925.408.1840.
Lamorinda Alcohol Policy Coalition. Third Wednesday, 10 a.m. 925.687.8844, ext. 227.
Lamorinda Meditation Community. Mondays and Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:25 a.m. All levels and philosophies welcome. Contact Gaby Mozee at
Lamorinda Republican Women Federated. Third Thursday. For more information, visit.
Lamorinda Sunrise Rotary. Meets weekly over 7 a.m. breakfast at the Veterans Memorial Center, 3780 Mount Diablo Blvd., Lafayette. Guests are always welcome, no need to make a reservation., Meeting: Oct. 7 – Rotary Big Picture: Camp Royal Attendees; Oct. 14 – Bill Tobin: Shelter Box; Oct. 21 –Kenn Adams, Synergy Theatre: Intro to Improv, How Making Up Theatre Can Fix Your Life and save the World; Oct. 28 – David Waal; Member Magazine: Melissa and Mark Agnes.
Montelindo Garden Club, Oct. 21 meeting, Don Tatzin Community Hall at Lafayette Library, speaker Stan Morgan on “That Incredible Wild Iris.” For more information, visit
The Orinda Association. First Monday 7 p.m., Zoom meeting. 925.254.0800 or
Orinda Chamber of Commerce Third Wednesday of the month, 4 – 5 p.m. –Board Meeting. Contact Roy Hodgkinson for Zoom link at
Orinda Garden Club, PO Box 34, Orinda,, 925.257.0668.
Orinda Hiking Club. Every weekend and first Wednesday, Ian at 925.254.1465 or
Orinda Historical Society. Call 925.254.1353 or email, for times and location of meetings and appointments.
Orinda Junior Women’s Club. Second Tuesday, 7 p.m. Oct. 11 new membership meeting. Contact for location of meeting. Work together to improve our community and build new friendships.
Orinda Masonic Lodge #122 F&AM. 9 Altarinda Road, Orinda Masonic Center. 925.254.5211.
Orinda Rotary. Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m. at the Founders’ Auditorium, 28 Orinda Way, Guests are welcome to join Rotarians. Contact Rodney Lal, president, email: or call 925.366.8077.
Orinda Satellite Rotary Club. Second Wednesday. Call Sylvia at 510.224.8548.
Orinda/Tábor (Czech Republic) Sister City Foundation. Fourth Thursday, 7 p.m., social, 7:30 p.m. meeting via Zoom. For more information, 925.254.8260.
Orinda Teen Advisory Council for information, email Recreation Coordinator Matt Delmartini at
Orinda Woman’s Club. Second Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. Garden Room of Orinda Library. Email Jean Barnhart for more information.
Road Runners. Meet 5:45 a.m. Tuesday at Papilion, 67 Lafayette Circle, Lafayette, Wednesday, Gepettos, 87 Orinda Way, Thursday, SiSI, 910 Country. Club Drive, Moraga and Friday, Starbucks, 470 Moraga Road, Rheem. Contact John Fazel at
Sons in Retirement (SIR) Lamorinda Branch 174, second Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. For info, call Tyler at 925.963.5741 or Bill at 925.963.0442 or
SunJams Drumming Circle supports music education in underserved elementary public schools. 183 Moraga Way, Orinda. Oct. 5 and 19. or 415-336-4930.

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City Council. First and third Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Library Auditorium, 26 Orinda Way.
Historic Landmarks Committee. Second Tuesday, 3-5 p.m. Call 925.788.7323.
Moraga-Orinda Fire District. Third Wednesday, 7 p.m. For agenda, go to
Planning Commission. Second and fourth Tuesdays, 7 p.m.,