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DECEMBER 15: MOVIE
1pm. Come watch a film at the library. “A Wrinkle in Time” (PG, 109 min). After the
disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and
her friend to space in order to find him. Rodeo Library, 220 Pacific Ave, Rodeo.
DECEMBER 15 & 16: CHRISTMAS IN HERCULES
5:30pm. Valley Bible Church, 1477 Willow Avenue, Hercules. Come and experience
Christmas again for the first time! Bring the whole family for an evening of holiday
festivities! Christmas caroling sing-along around the fire, hot cocoa bar, spiced apple
cider, activities for kids, and more. VBC’s Born to Worship Kids Choir presents, “The
Christmas County Spelling Bee”-a festive musical for all ages! Come as you are! All
are welcome at this FREE EVENT. Overflow parking is available at the Hercules Transit
Center with our free shuttle. Tickets are limited. ChristmasInHercules.com.
DECEMBER 16: 10TH MESSIAH SING-ALONG WITH A BAROQUE
7pm. Orchestra will conducted by Richard Mix. A limited number of extra scores will be
available to rent. St. David of Wales Church, 5641 Esmond Ave., Richmond, CA, near
I-80 between the Solano and San Pablo Dam Road exits.”
DECEMBER 17: BATH BOMBS AWAY
4-6pm. Drop on in for a fizzin’ good time! Mix and mold your very own aromatic and
effervescent bath bombs. Ages 10 and up. Registration is required. Hercules Library,
go online, or call 510-245-2420 to register.
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6:30pm. Please join us as we donate new unwrapped toys to Toys for Tot! At the
El Sobrante United Methodists Church, Kessler Hall located at 5151 Argyle Rd, El
Sobrante. Boys and girls in grades K-5th are welcome to come and learn about cub
DECEMBER 18: TEEN MOVIE NIGHT
4pm. On the Third Tuesday of each month, the San Pablo Library will be screening a
movie for Teens! Snacks will be provided! This month we will be showing Freaky Friday.
Seating available on a first come, first served basis. San Pablo Library, 13751 San
Pablo Ave, San Pablo. 510-374-3998.
DECEMBER 20: FILM NIGHT, DOCUMENTARY
5pm. We will screen, “Searching for Sugar Man,” 86 min (2012) by Malik Bendjellou.
Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their mysterious musical hero,
Rodriguez, from the 1970s apartheid era. Rodeo Library, 220 Pacific Ave, Rodeo.
DECEMBER 22: AUTHOR TALK
2pm. Come meet local author Ellen Ekstrom. She’ll read from two of her latest works,
“Ascalon,” a story of St. George and the Dragon, and the fairy tale, “The Shop Girl of
Flowergate.” She writes fantasy, historical, and literary fiction, with a particular interest
in the medieval period, and occasionally she delves into matters of the modern heart.
At the Rodeo Library, 220 Pacific Ave, Rodeo. 510-799-2606.
DECEMBER 28: BALLROOM DANCE
8pm. $10 per person. Music by Manny Gutierrez, beverage bar, raffle, refreshments
and door prizes! Call front desk for more information 510-724-9800, Pinole Senior
Center, 2500 Charles Avenue, Pinole.
DECEMBER 29: NOON HOUR EVE
12pm. Come celebrate the noon hour eve festivities. For all ages. Rodeo Library,
220 Pacific Ave, Rodeo. 510-799-2606.
DECEMBER 31: NOON(ISH) YEAR’S EVE
1-2pm. Join the Hercules Library for a special Noon(ish) Year’s Eve Celebration to
welcome 2019. Starting at 1pm there will be fun crafts and activities all leading to a
balloon drop at 2pm. End of the year fun the whole family can stay awake for.
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