🌳 Issue #089

Wellness Wednesday: Magnesium Benefits & Chick-fil-A Buzz in Walnut Creek!


Good morning, Walnut Creek! Discover the incredible benefits of magnesium in our Wellness Wednesday feature and learn how it can improve your well-being. Plus, get the scoop on the proposed Chick-fil-A that’s stirring up excitement and concern in Walnut Creek.

In today’s Walnut Creek Spotlight:

  • Wellness Wednesday: Magnesium

  • Proposed Chick-fil-A Sparks Traffic Worries and Hope for Business Revival in Walnut Creek

  • Early Bird Tickets Available for Walnut Creek's Summer Uncorked Event

  • Get Fit and Win Big at Heather Farms Park's Fitness Event Today

- Walnut Creek Spotlight Team

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From his Instagram

- Inositol 1-3 grams twice daily (I dissolve the powder in my mouth)

- Magnesium glycinate/malate 120 mg twice daily

- Glycine 3 grams 60 minutes before bed


Proposed Chick-fil-A Sparks Traffic Worries and Hope for Business Revival in Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek City Council will decide on a second Chick-fil-A at Oak Grove Road and Citrus Avenue, with neighbors divided over the plan. Some residents are concerned about potential traffic congestion and safety issues, while others see the new restaurant as an opportunity to rejuvenate the area and support local businesses. A city traffic study found no significant impact, and the Council will consider public feedback and the Planning Commission’s decision, with a final design review pending if approved. Read More…

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Early Bird Tickets Available for Walnut Creek's Summer Uncorked Event

Celebrate summer in style at Walnut Creek Downtown's Uncorked event on Thursday, June 20, from 5:30-8:30 pm. This delightful evening promises an array of experiences including over 30 wine, beer, and spirits tastings, live music, and entertainment. The event will feature a special "Chill Zone" presented by Visit Walnut Creek, wine trolley rides, and artisan vendors.

Early bird tickets are priced at $50, offering a $15 discount if purchased by May 31. After that, regular tickets will be available for $65 from June 1 to June 20. Designated driver tickets are also offered for $25 but must be purchased alongside an Uncorked ticket.

The event kicks off at Rudney Plaza at the Lesher Center for the Arts. Join this Sip, Savor & Stroll extravaganza, where you can enjoy a lovely summer evening sampling a variety of beverages, savoring food tastings, and listening to live music while strolling through downtown.

Get Fit and Win Big at Heather Farms Park's Fitness Event Today

Join the "Workout in the Park" event happening today at Heather Farms Park Ballfield #3, starting at 5:00 PM. This engaging outdoor exercise session is organized by ISI® Elite Training, a community dedicated to helping individuals achieve their fitness goals through 50-minute coach-led sessions. The training programs are designed to build self-confidence, increase muscular strength, enhance endurance, improve flexibility, and boost speed and agility. Attendees will have a chance to win a $100 Quay gift card by tagging friends in the event post or sharing it on their stories for additional entries. Don’t miss this opportunity to take your fitness to the next level and be a part of a motivating community. RSVP Here.


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


Grease Musical Brings Nostalgic Fun to Walnut Creek

Poison Apple Productions' "Grease" will be performed by teens aged 13-18 at the Lesher Center for the Arts from May 23 to May 26, 2024. The show, featuring classic songs and a story that has captivated audiences for decades, promises an entertaining and nostalgic experience. Tickets

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


Tai Chi | Mondays at 10:15 AM | Walnut Creek Library | Participants will learn the basic Tai chi movements, a series of sequential postures resembling a slow-motion dance.

Hooked on Books | Civic Park Community Center - 1st Tuesday of each month at 12:30 PM | 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, 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.


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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