Due to the ever-changing situation with COVID-19, check with venues before attending to see if events are taking place.
8 Wisdom Workshops, Meditation and Personal Development with Mary Bruns; 10:30 a.m.; Barcode: 3175. https://cityoforinda.org/183/Programs-Classes
Comedy Night. A line-up of known comedians – no cover. Cine Cuvée, 2 Orinda Theatre Square, www.cinecuvee.com.
9 Classic Film Showcase (Free Movie Night) presents White Heat staring James Cagney. 7 p.m. Orinda Theatre, lamorindatheatres.com.
10 Karaoke with DJ LMack! Cine Cuvée, 2 Orinda Theatre Square, www.cinecuvee.com.
13 The Poetry Circle will meet and discuss the The Collected Works of Wallace Stevens. (Two members have selected 20 of his poems to discuss). 11 a.m. Orinda Books*.
14 Women of Spirit, Monthly gathering of inclusive, curious women seeking connection, shared learning and growth with other women of diverse faith traditions. We are not affiliated with any religious institution, and are open to all. 7 p.m. at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 3776 Via Granada, Moraga. For more info, visit www.womenofspiritlamorinda.org or www.facebook.com/womenofspiritlamorinda.
15 Wisdom Workshops, Journaling toward Wholeness with Gabriela Mozee, 10:30 a.m.; Barcode: 703543. https://cityoforinda.org/183/Programs-Classes.
22 Wisdom Workshops, Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body, with Dori Sproul, Alzheimer’s Association; 10:30 a.m.; Barcode: 3176. https://cityoforinda.org/183/Programs-Classes.
Wildfire Safety Talk featuring Chief Dave Winnacker. Hosted by The Sleepy Hollow Neighborhood Association. Sleepy Hollow Elementary School MPR 7 p.m. Discussion on the danger of wildfire in the community and learning about ways to minimize that risk.
24 Christian Ehrhorn Fine Arts reception Amazing Stories by Robert Koch. 6 p.m. 39 Moraga Way, Orinda.
26 Mindful Littles Cornhole Classic. Cornhole competition, lawn games for kids with prizes, a taco truck, craft beer from Topa Topa Brewing. This event is family-friendly however the competition is only open to adults. $50 for a team of two players. noon. Orinda Community Center Park 28 Orinda Way, Orinda. https://www.flipcause.com/secure/event_step2/NzY2OTY=/69224 Contact: email@example.com
29 Orinda Park and Rec’s Senior Trip Cornerstone Garden Tour/ Lunch at Palooza Eatery 8:45 a.m. Barcode: 3221; Activity Level: 3; Fees $68 925-254-2445 or firstname.lastname@example.org; https://cityoforinda.org/183/Programs-Classes.
LIBRARY CALENDAR for APRIL
The Orinda Library and all Contra County Libraries new website is: https://ccclib.bibliocms.com.
Beginning March 16, all Contra Costa County Libraries will close as a precaution to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Visit https://ccclib.bibliocms.com for more information.
CLUB MEETINGS in APRIL
Due to the ever-changing situation with COVID-19, check with clubs before attending to see if meetings/events are taking place.
American Association of University Women – Orinda Moraga Lafayette Branch (AAUW-OML). No general meeting this month. However, usually the third Tuesday, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Orinda Community Church, 10 Irwin Way. See https://oml-ca.aauw.net.
Diablo Star Chapter #214. Order of the Eastern Star. Second Monday, 7:30 p.m. 9 Altarinda Road, Orinda Masonic Lodge, Karen Seaborn, 925-689-0995.
Friends of the Joaquin Moraga Adobe. Third Monday, 7:30 p.m., Garden Room, Orinda Library, www.moragaadobe.org.
Friends of the Orinda Creeks. Fourth Wednesday, 5 p.m., May Room, Orinda Library, 510-919-4765.
Guided Meditation. Wednesdays, 9 a.m. St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 451 Moraga Way, Orinda, focuses on health, harmony and wholeness, 925-254-5965.
Lamorinda Alcohol Policy Coalition. Third Wednesday, 10 a.m., Orinda City Hall, Sarge Littlehale Room, 925-687-8844, ext. 227.
Lamorinda Drum Circle, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Learning to drum in a small-group environment. Drums are provided. Lamorinda Music, 81 Lafayette Circle, Lafayette. Suggested donation $10-$20.
Lamorinda Meditation Community. Mondays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m., Career Wisdoms Institute, 1036 Country Club Drive, Moraga. All levels and philosophies welcome. $5 donation for the use of space. Contact Gaby for more details: email@example.com.
Lamorinda Movers. www.lamorindamovers.org or call Vicki Nakamura 925-708-1915.
Lamorinda Nature Walk and Bird Watching for seniors. Wednesdays, 9 a.m., free. Call 925-254-2445 for weekly meeting information.
Lamorinda Republican Women Federated. Third Thursday. For more information, search Facebook for Lamorinda Republican Women Federated or go to www.lamorindarepublicanwomen.org. Contact Elsie Euing at firstname.lastname@example.org or 925-254-8617.
Lamorinda Sunrise Rotary. Breakfast, Fridays, 7 a.m. at the Lafayette Park Hotel & Spa, 328 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, www.lamorindasunrise.com or email@example.com. Meetings: April 3: Synergy Theater, Walnut Creek’s Premiere Improv Group; April 17: Professor Carl Guarneri, PhD, President Lincoln’s Informer. April 24: Spike Speicher, Member Presentation.
Lamorinda Toastmasters. Every Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Temple Isaiah, 945 Risa Road, Lafayette. http://lamorinda.toastmastersclubs.org.
Montelindo Garden Club. Third Friday, Sept. through May. Lafayette Library and Learning Center’s Community Hall, 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd. Meeting: April 17 Beautiful balconies and perfect patios with Alix Friedman, Director of Community Outreach for the Sloat Garden Center, Pleasant Hill. Lafayette Library and Learning Center’s Community Hall, 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd., at 9:30.
Orinda Association. Second Monday, 7 p.m., Orinda Library Plaza level, May Room, 925-254-0800.
Orinda Garden Club, 315 Camino Sobrante, Orinda 925-257-0668, www.orindagc.org.
Orinda Hiking Club. Every weekend and first Wednesday, www.orindahiking.org or Ian at 925-254-1465.
Orinda Historical Society. Call 925-254-1353 for times and location of meetings. Open to public on Wednesdays, 1-4 p.m.
Orinda Job’s Daughters. First and third Mondays, 7 p.m., 9 Altarinda Road, 925-283-7176.
Orinda Junior Women’s Club. First Tuesday, 7 p.m., September through June. Orinda residents socializing and giving back to the community. http://www.orindajuniors.org.
Orinda Masonic Lodge #122 F&AM. First Thursday, except holidays. Family dinner at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 8 p.m., 9 Altarinda Road, Orinda Masonic Center. 925-254-5211, www.orindalodge.org.
Orinda Rotary. Every Wednesday, noon, Orinda Community Center, 28 Orinda Way, 925-254-2222, http://www.orindarotary.org. Annual Spring Egg Hunt April 11. This free spring tradition is geared for toddlers, kindergartners, first and second graders. Prizes, treats and food available from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Egg hunt starts promptly at 11 a.m. Photos with Easter Bunny available. April 29 Supervisor Andersen will be speaking at the Orinda Rotary Club lunch meeting.
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. For more information, 925-254-8260.
Orinda Teen Advisory Council – First Tuesday of every month at 4 p.m. Community Center, 28 Orinda Way, email Recreation Coordinator Matt Delmartini at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Orinda Woman’s Club. Second Tuesday, 9:30 a.m.. Call Jean Barnhart at 925-254-3881 or go to www.orindawomansclub.org.
Road Runners. Runners meet 5:45 a.m. Tuesday at Papilion (67 Lafayette Circle, Lafayette), Wednesday (Gepettos 87 Orinda Way, Orinda), Thursday (SiSI, 910 Country. Club Drive, Moraga) and Friday (Starbucks, 470 Moraga Road, Rheem). For more information contact John Fazel, email@example.com.
Sons in Retirement Lamorinda Branch 174. Second Wednesday, 11 a.m. lunch. Holy Trinity Culture Center 1700 School St., Moraga. A social organization of retired and semi-retired men who enjoy leisure time with friends and activities. For info., call Tyler at 925-963-5741, www.branch174.sirinc2.org.
CITY/FIRE MEETING SCHEDULE
City Council. First and third Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Library Auditorium, 26 Orinda Way. www.cityoforinda.org.
Historic Landmarks Committee. Fourth Tuesday, 3 – 5 p.m., Library Garden Room, 26 Orinda Way. Call 925-788-7323.
Moraga-Orinda Fire District. Third Wednesday of the month, 7 p.m. Sarge Littlehale Community Room 22 Orinda Way, Orinda. For agenda www.mofd.org/board/meetings.
Planning Commission. Second and fourth Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Orinda Library Auditorium, 26 Orinda Way. www.cityoforinda.org.