🌳 Issue #104

Exciting Events: Shuttle Unveiling, Singles Mixer, Dance Show, and More!


Good morning, Walnut Creek! We've got some exciting updates for you. Celebrate the New Shadelands Shuttle with an unveiling and ribbon-cutting event! Join Rotator Taproom's Singles Mixer this Saturday for a fun-filled evening. Don't miss Dance Fusion Company's presentation of “The Show 2024” right here in Walnut Creek. Plus, don’t forget to enter Melo’s Italian Table $50 gift card competition for a chance to enjoy their delicious dishes.

In today’s Walnut Creek Spotlight:

  • Celebrate the New Shadelands Shuttle: Unveiling and Ribbon Cutting Event!

  • Join Rotator Taproom's Singles Mixer This Saturday!

  • Dance Fusion Company Presents “The Show 2024” in Walnut Creek

  • Melo’s Italian Table $50 Gift Card Competition

- Walnut Creek Spotlight Team


Celebrate the New Shadelands Shuttle: Unveiling and Ribbon Cutting Event!

Join the Walnut Creek community this Thursday, June 13th, from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at Calicraft Brewing Co. for a special event celebrating the unveiling of the new Shadelands Shuttle and a ribbon-cutting ceremony! This free event offers attendees a first drink on the house when they register online. The highlight of the evening, the ribbon-cutting ceremony, will commence at 5:00 PM, marking the launch of the Shadelands Shuttle’s new look and logo.

To secure your complimentary drink, simply register online by visiting the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce’s calendar at walnut-creek.com Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to mingle with the community and partake in the celebration at Calicraft Brewing Company, located at 2700 Mitchell Dr, Walnut Creek, CA 94598. See you there!

Join Rotator Taproom's Singles Mixer This Saturday!

Looking to meet someone new beyond the usual dating apps? Join us this Saturday, June 15th, from 7-9 PM for an exciting Singles Mixer hosted by Bay Area Speed Dating at Rotator Taproom. This event is designed for singles to mingle, make connections, and enjoy a memorable evening. For just $30, participants will receive a ticket that includes one draft beverage.

This mixer provides a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere for singles to engage and meet new people. Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to socialize and potentially meet that special someone. Tickets are available now at Rotator Taproom’s website. Come and create unforgettable memories!

Dance Fusion Company Presents “The Show 2024” in Walnut Creek

The Dance Fusion Company is set to mesmerize audiences once again with their annual showcase, "The Show 2024." The event, held at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek, California, promises an evening filled with dynamic performances by the company’s talented students and dedicated staff.

Scheduled for June 14th and 15th, the showcase will highlight the culmination of a season’s worth of hard work and creativity. With performances spanning approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes, including an intermission, attendees can expect a diverse array of dance styles and innovative choreography.

This two-night event offers a unique opportunity to witness the prowess of young performers in a professional setting, emphasizing the growth and artistic expression nurtured within the Dance Fusion Company.

Tickets are available for purchase, and the Lesher Center for the Arts provides the perfect venue for an unforgettable evening of dance.


🎉 Celebrating 100 Issues of Walnut Creek Spotlight! 🎉

We are thrilled to announce that we have reached a major milestone – 100 issues of Walnut Creek Spotlight! To celebrate this special occasion, we have teamed up with Melo's Italian Table in downtown Walnut Creek to give away a $50 gift card to one lucky reader.

To enter the draw, simply refer a friend to Walnut Creek Spotlight by clicking the green button below and sharing your link (it contains your personalized referral code)

Once they’ve signed up, you’ll be entered & we’ll then pick a name at random. Good luck! 🤞

About Melo's Italian Table: Welcome to Melo’s Italian Table! Our journey began in Calabria, Italy, with family recipes passed down through generations. For over 50 years, Melo’s has been a Contra Costa staple. At Melo's Italian Table, we blend modern creativity with our tradition of emphasizing variety, freshness, and authenticity. Enjoy classic pasta dishes, mouthwatering pizzas, gourmet salads, and a range of entrees. Join us and experience a true taste of Italy!



Best of San Francisco Stand Up Comedy | Lesher Center for the Arts | 6/15 - 8/31 on Saturdays | New generation of comedic talent with the "Best of San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy" tour, featuring some of the hottest up-and-coming acts in the Bay Area.

Cabaret | 5/26 - 6/23 | Lesher Center for the Arts | Don't miss Center REP's season finale, the Tony Award-winning musical Cabaret, set in 1920s Berlin with its provocative storyline, scintillating choreography, and acclaimed score


Bingo Drop-In (Seniors) | Civic Park Community Center | Thursdays at 12 PM | 50+ Drop-in activity. Try your luck and have fun!

Farmer’s Market Walnut Creek | Locust St | Sundays at 9 AM | The Walnut Creek Market, open Sundays 9 am-1 pm year-round on Locust Street, offers local produce, supports sustainability, and provides free first-hour parking at Grower’s Square; only certified service animals are allowed.

Diablo Valley Farmers’ Market | Shadelands | Saturdays at 9 AM | Located in Walnut Creek's Shadelands Business Park, the Diablo Valley Farmers' Market, open Saturdays 9 AM to 1 PM with over 40 vendors, features fresh Brentwood produce, a Kid’s Craft Corner, and is a family favorite, having been voted #1 in America’s Favorite Farmers’ Market contest.

Meditation hosted by the Divya Babaji Sushumna Kriya Yoga Foundation | Fridays at 10:30 AM | Walnut Creek Library | The meditation will be simple, effective, and designed for contemporary times to suit the needs of our community’s Holistic health – Physical, Mental, Emotional, Social health and Spiritual well-being. Meditation will take place seated in chairs and there will be time for questions after the session. No registration is required and beginners are always welcome.


Family Storytime | Thursdays at 10:15 AM | Ygnacio Valley Library

Toddler Storytime & Play | Thursdays at 10:15 AM | Walnut Creek Library | Join us for songs, stories, and movement! Stay after the stories to play! Most appropriate for ages 0-3, but all ages are welcome.


Planning Commission Meeting | Thursday 6/13 | 6:00 PM | Council Chamber | The Walnut Creek Planning Commission meeting will address routine matters, public communications, a public hearing on extending permits for the Shadelands SecureSpace/Calicraft project, and zoning updates for emergency shelters and parking ordinances.


Line Dancing Lessons | Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday at 8 PM | Bourbon Highway | Watch Video

Throwback Thursdays | Thursday 6/13 | 9 PM | Dan’s Irish Sports Bar | 90s and 00s with DJ Rich Era


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