Issue #068

Celebrating 20 Years at Deliciouz Boutique, Senior Night at Northgate, & Crossroads Dancing Spotlight!


Good morning, Walnut Creek! Swapping out our shades for sweaters, are we? Yesterday's sizzling 85 degrees had us all reaching for our iced teas, but Mother Nature is sliding into our Tuesday DMs with a cooler message—68 is great! So, before you step out, remember to trade in those flip-flops for something a tad more toasty. And don't forget, a chill in the air is just another excuse for a warm cup of something delightful. Stay comfy out there!

In today’s Walnut Creek Spotlight:

  • Walnut Creek's Deliciouz Boutique Marks 20 Years of Unique Fashion

  • Senior Night Showdown: Northgate to Celebrate Star Players Against Las Lomas

  • Spotlight on Crossroads Dancing

- Walnut Creek Spotlight Team

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Walnut Creek's Deliciouz Boutique Marks 20 Years of Unique Fashion

Tamara and Jonathan, the dynamic duo behind Deliciouz Boutique, are celebrating two decades of fashion and flair in the heart of Walnut Creek. This cherished local business, nestled at 1354 N. Main Street, has become a pivotal fashion destination, attracting shoppers with its eclectic mix of unique clothing and shoe brands. As they mark their 20th anniversary, the couple continues to commit to offering distinctive styles that cater to fashion enthusiasts. Deliciouz Boutique not only serves the local community but also ships their carefully curated collections worldwide, inviting everyone to experience a slice of Walnut Creek's vibrant fashion scene.


Senior Night Showdown: Northgate to Celebrate Star Players Against Las Lomas

In a gripping season that has seen Northgate High School's volleyball team dominate the court with a formidable 26-2 overall record and an unblemished league performance, the anticipation is mounting for the upcoming Senior Night. This special event will honor the talents and dedication of standout seniors Luke Steinert and Thomas Tornberg, who have been integral to the team's impressive success. The community is abuzz with excitement for the event scheduled against their cross-town rival, Las Lomas, marking a significant milestone for the seniors and the school at large. With their eyes set on another win, the match on Tuesday, 23rd April at 6:00 PM promises to be a night filled with skillful plays, heartfelt tributes, and an impassioned crowd cheering on their team.


Spotlight on Crossroads Dancing

In the dynamic city of Walnut Creek, California, Crossroads Dancing brings the exuberant spirit of country swing and line dancing directly to its community. Though not a studio, this vibrant enterprise led by Sam and Jay has been teaching and inspiring local dancers for over a year, with a deeper history in the dance community dating back over three years.

A Partnership Forged on Dance Floors

Sam and Jay first crossed paths in 2019 at a local dance venue, where their shared passion for country dancing quickly evolved into a professional partnership. Together, they've competed at dance conventions, honing their skills to deliver an unparalleled teaching experience. Crossroads Dancing emerged from their desire to share the joy and community of country dancing with others.

Personalized Dancing Lessons

Crossroads Dancing distinguishes itself through its flexible, tailored dance instruction. Sam and Jay adapt their lessons to suit each dancer’s skill level, whether through individual, partner, or group sessions. They also craft special routines for wedding dances, ensuring every couple’s first dance is as enchanting as their love story.

Weekly Dance Gatherings and Community Ties

The pulse of Crossroads Dancing beats strongest during their weekly sessions at Bourbon Highway. Every Wednesday evening, the dance floor comes alive with a 1.5-hour lesson followed by an open dance session. These gatherings are central to fostering a supportive and welcoming community where everyone can share in the joy of dance.

Exciting Future Events

The energy continues with innovative events like the upcoming “sips and swing” at a local winery this summer, promising a delightful mix of dance and local wine tastings. These events are perfect for anyone looking to unwind, learn new steps, or simply enjoy the convivial atmosphere.

Join the Movement

For those in the Walnut Creek area looking to step into the world of country dancing, Crossroads Dancing offers a golden opportunity. Whether you are a beginner or looking to polish your dancing shoes, Sam and Jay are ready to guide you on your dance journey.

Stay updated with Crossroads Dancing's latest events and offerings by following them on Instagram @crossroads_dancing and TikTok @crossroads.dancing. Whether you’re looking to learn a new dance or simply enjoy the community spirit, Sam and Jay invite you to join them in keeping Walnut Creek swinging!


Food & Drink

Trivia + Karaoke Night: @ Retro Junkie - Wednesdays at 6 PM

Trivia: @ Mike Hess Brewing - Wednesdays at 6 PM

Geeks Who Drink Trivia: @ Rotator Taproom - Wednesdays at 6:30 PM

Karaoke Wednesday: @ Bourbon Highway - Wednesdays at 8 PM. Watch Video


Best of San Francisco Stand Up Comedy: @ Lesher Center of the Arts - 2/24 - 8/31 on Saturdays. Tickets

"My Dearest Love," an improvised French comedy-of-intrigue by Synergy Theater, runs from April 18 to 28, 2024, at Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek, CA. This fully spontaneous performance draws on audience suggestions to weave a tale filled with scandalous letters, deceit, and revenge, questioning whether innocence can overcome guile. Recommended for ages 10 and up, the show lasts about 1 hour and 55 minutes with an intermission. Tickets are available for purchase here.Community

Tai Chi: @ Walnut Creek Library - Mondays at 10:15 AM Learn More

Participants will learn the basic movements of Tai chi which are a series of postures done in sequence, that looks like a slow-motion dance. Participants will learn the basic movements of Tai chi which are a series of postures done in sequence, that looks like a slow motion dance.

Hooked on Books: @ Civic Park Community Center - 1st Tuesday of each month at 12:30 PM Learn More

A different book is discussed each month. 1st Tuesday of the month, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Qi Gong Drop-In (Seniors): @ Civic Park Community Center - Wednesdays at 12 PM

Slow meditative stretching. No experience is needed. Weekly, Wednesdays from 11:50 - 12:10 PM. Civic Park, Assembly Hall.

Bridge Drop-In (Seniors): @ Civic Park Community Center - Wednesdays at 12:30 PM

Mah Jong Drop-In (Seniors): @ Civic Park Community Center - Wednesdays at 1 PM

Bingo Drop-In (Seniors): @ Civic Park Community Center - Thursdays at 12 PM

Native Plant Growers: @ Civic Park Community Center - Fridays at 11 AM

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 between Cole and Lacassie streets, is easily accessible with proximity to BART. It features local produce and goods, supports sustainability, and offers free first-hour parking at Grower’s Square on Sundays. Only certified service animals are allowed. For more information, visit their website here.

Diablo Valley Farmers’ Market @ Shadelands - Saturdays at 9 AM

Located in Walnut Creek's Shadelands Business Park, the Diablo Valley Farmers' Market is a lively community gathering with over 40 vendors. Open Saturdays from 9 AM to 1 PM, it offers fresh produce from nearby Brentwood and features a Kid’s Craft Corner, making it a popular spot for families. Voted #1 in America’s Favorite Farmers’ Market contest, it's a cherished local destination. For more information, visit their website.


Peek-A-Book Storytime: @ Ygnacio Valley Library - Tuesdays at 10:15 AM.

Peek-A-Book Storytime is a playful event for ages 0-2 at Ygnacio Valley Library in Walnut Creek, CA, featuring books, songs, and activities to enhance early literacy skills. Held on Tuesdays from 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM. Learn More

Baby Storytime: @ Walnut Creek Library - Tuesdays at 12 PM

The Walnut Creek Library hosts Baby Storytime every Tuesday from April 9 to April 30, 2024, from 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM. Parents and caregivers with babies aged 0-1 are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and interactive activities. No registration is required for this engaging and nurturing experience designed for the youngest attendees. Learn More

Family Storytime: @ Ygnacio Valley Library - Thursdays at 10:15 AM Learn More

Toddler Storytime & Play: @ Walnut Creek Library - Thursdays at 10:15 AM Learn More

Arts & Crafts

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Salsa Tuesdays: @ Retro Junkie - Tuesdays at 6 PM. Watch Video

Line Dancing Lessons: @ Bourbon Highway - Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday at 8 PM. Watch Video


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