|IN THE MAY ISSUE OF |
Women to Watch
Meet five game changers who have discovered the secrets to living your best life-and steal their tips for happiness, balance, and health.
The Birth of the Cool
The East Bay suburbs are growing up. What is driving the slew of upscale apartments, trendy restaurants, and booming downtowns?
A powerful new online exhibit turns the spotlight on war veterans' stories, as told through the tattoos on their bodies.
Read below for your chance to win an overnight getaway to Wine and Roses in our contest of the month.Good luck and be sure to enter today. Enjoy your week!
Diablo's A-List is Your V.I.P. Ticket to East Bay Living.
| FANTASY FORUM'S THE CRIMSON PIRATE|
Delightful show is perfect for families with youngsters.
Check out this story from our Diablo Arts publication, about the wonderful Fantasy Forum Actors Ensemble's upcoming production of The Crimson Pirate. The show plays May 7-10 at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. Click here for the scoop.
| OH LA LA SPRINGTIME IN PARIS, SILHOUETTE MED SPA|
May 9, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Celebrate the one-year anniversary of Silhouette Med Spa & Weight Management, located in Livermore! Receive your welcome gift and enjoy discounts up to 30% off, drawings valued at $250, three $2,000 grand prizes, mini-facials, treatment demos, art walk featuring local artist Charlotte Severin, refreshments, bubbly and more! Click here for more details.
| SHOOT FOR THE CURE|
May 9, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Join us at Diablo Country Club for cocktails, auction, dinner and dancing, as we come together to CURE SMA. Shoot for the Cure is our 15th annual event, benefiting Cure SMA. Hurry and register now before all the seats are sold out! Click here for more information and to register or donate. Spinal muscular atrophy is the number one genetic killer of children under the age of two.
| MOM'S THE WORD SPA EXPERIENCE|
Changes Salon & Day Spa.
Celebrate Mom with the Mom's the Word Spa Experience. For $183, Mom will receive three hours of relaxation with the Mom's Moisture Facial, and a Mom's Manicure and Pedicure with Parafiin. With any gift card, membership or package purchase over $160, receive a spring into savings upgrade voucher ($30 value) and a Mother's Day or Father's Day greeting card. Click here to order gift certificates online.
| MAKE MEMORIES WITH MOM|
Come make memories with Mom. Relax in the Garden on a beautiful spring day. Picnic seating available throughout the Garden. Learn something new together on a docent tour. Free admission for Moms and children under twelve. Docent-led tours are available at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2 p.m. The Garden is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Click here for more information.
| ALL NATURAL STONE'S DUBLIN SHOWROOM NOW OPEN|
30,000 square feet of fine tile and stone slabs.
Visit All Natural Stone's newest East Bay location in Dublin. Featuring 30,000 square feet of the Bay Area's largest selection of fine tile, exotic stone slab, and quartz countertops. Our team of talented designers will guide you through the endless possibilities and bring your dream kitchen and bathroom to life. Visit our amazing showroom today, it's all here! Please call (925) 233-4935 or click here for directions.
| UNFORGETTABLE FAMILY VACATIONS IN SUNNY SUNRIVER, OREGON|
Summer lodging deals at the Northwest's premier vacation destination.
Discover hundreds of rivers, lakes, trails and fairways just waiting to be explored in Central Oregon. And as your basecamp for all things outdoors, Sunriver's four-star resort and luxury vacation homes make it the perfect place to rest, relax and recharge for your next adventure. Click here for current offers and lodging packages or call (888) 546-8852 for more information.
| HEAD-TURNING FASHION JEWELRY|
Trending styles for the modern woman.
Find everything you need to create a glamorous look that screams high style. Shane Co. has hundreds of exquisite styles in 14k gold accented with handpicked diamonds, natural sapphires, cultured pearls and colorful gemstones, including styles you can't find anywhere else. With an unrivaled selection and stellar customer service, making Shane Co. your fashion destination is the right move.
| FREE MOVIE: DIRTY HARRY|
Come watch Clint Eastwood's original tough guy cop on May 14 for free.
We're looking forward to showing one of the great cop films of all time, Dirty Harry, as this month's entry in the Classic Film Series. Click here to find out more about this wonderful program at the historic Orinda Theatre.
| GLADSTONE CLINIC|
Please join us for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Gladstone Clinic for Skin Cancer, Lasers and Aesthetic Surgery. Dr Hayes B. Gladstone, MD, a Board Certified Dermatologist and fellowship trained in mohs and cosmetic surgery will be offering mini-cosmetic consultations as well as a CoolSculpt demonstration. Refreshments will be provided. Please join us on May 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. The Gladstone Clinic is located at 101 Park Place, Suite 200 in San Ramon. Click here for more information.
| PLAY LIKE IT'S PEBBLE BEACH|
Stay like it's home sweet home.
Saddle Creek Resort, a championship golf course community in Copperopolis, offers unique two-day, one-night, "Stay-and-Play" golf packages at one of California's most acclaimed courses. Includes two rounds of golf, cart, overnight lodging, breakfast or lunch each day and more. Packages start at only $219/pp double occupancy and can be reserved right here. And if you like playing at Saddle Creek Resort, you'll love living there, too!
| YOU'RE INVITED-GRAND OPENING OF RUTT HANDCRAFTED CABINETRY AT ALTERA DESIGN|
These are the cabinets you'll want for your home or office.
When it comes to luxury high-end cabinetry, Rutt HandCrafted Cabinets set the industry standard for perfection and attention to detail. Come to our Open House on Wednesday, May 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. and experience the beautiful, functional, and timeless elegance of true luxury hand-crafted cabinets. Champagne and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Space is extremely limited. RSVPs are required so click here to learn more.
INSTAGRAM SNAP OF THE WEEK
Check out this tasty instagram snap, taken at Coffee Shop in Walnut Creek by Instagram user coffeeshopwc. Don't forget to tag your Instagram photos with #eastbay and #diablomagazine to be considered for our blog!
| AN EVENING WITH LILY TOMLIN|
Join HomeAid Northern California for their 6th Annual Hope for the Homeless Benefit Show at Lesher Center for the Arts featuring the Legendary Lily Tomlin and special guests; Northern California's premier Beatles tribute band, The Sun Kings! It's an evening that will touch your heart, soothe your soul and bust your gut! Click here for tickets or call (925) 943-SHOW for more information.
| BENEFIT CONCERT WITH BIG HEAD TODD AND THE MONSTERS|
On Saturday, May 16, Notes4Notes presents a concert for breast cancer prevention at the Cal Shakes-Bruns Amphitheater in Orinda. The concert will feature Big Head Todd and the Monsters and Paynbirds, a new band featuring members of
Train and special guest Jeff "Skunk" Baxter from Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothers. San Francisco singer songwriter Megan Slankard will open the all-ages show at 7 p.m., general admission doors open at 5:30 p.m., and VIPs have early access at 4:30 p.m. Click here for more details and tax-deductible tickets.
| ANIMALS ON BROADWAY GOES |
Broadway Plaza is the title sponsor of the 15th Annual Animals On Broadway on May 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., which this year will be at Heather Farm Park. Join Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation for this free community event and pet walk that is a true celebration of people and their pets! Stop by the Broadway Plaza booth while you're there! For details, click here.
| MOTHER'S DAY IN THE EAST BAY|
Don't do the same old thing you do for your mama every year. If you're hankering to do something a little different for your lovely lady, try these fun outings for a day to remember.
| ALAMEDA COUNTY MEALS ON WHEELS: A TASTE OF SOUTHEAST ASIA|
Travel with Alameda County Meals on Wheels across the crystal shores and lush landscapes of Southeast Asia. Stroll through a Southeast Asian street fair, bid on must-have auction items, and enjoy mouth watering flavors from an exquisite line-up of top local chefs and premium winemakers. All proceeds support the delivery of food and friendship to our homebound senior neighbors. Tickets are going fast! Click here to purchase tickets today.
WIN AN OVERNIGHT GETAWAY TO WINE AND ROSES
Contest of the month.
Diablo is giving away a one-night stay at the Wine and Roses luxury hotel in Lodi, plus a $50 credit to the upscale Towne House Restaurant. Click here for your chance to win. Good luck!
SIDE DISH: SUNOL RIDGE'S SHEPHERD'S PIE
Leftovers never tasted so good.
Check out this classic dish filled with braised short ribs and veggies, topped with piping hot mashed potatoes. Piped rosettes finish off this comfort dish. Click here
for the full report.
WEEKLY DISH: SPRING FEVER DINING
Our weekly food report.
Dana's opens in Danville; Alamo Grill Coming Soon; Mother's Day gifts and spring events! Click here for the scoop.
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