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Free homeowner workshop on energy efficiency
Learn how to save energy and money by making your home more energy efficient. The Bay Area Regional Energy Network has rebate and incentives of $1,000 to $6,500 for home improvements such as attic insulation, high-efficiency air conditioners, and more. Come to a free workshop from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2 in the City Council Chamber, 1666 N. Main Street. Light refreshments will be served starting at 6 p.m. Please sign up by clicking here.  More...
Walnut Creek Turns 100 exhibition at the Bedford Gallery
artwork by Ben Butcher"Walnut Creek Turns 100" is a special exhibition at the Bedford Gallery in honor of the City's Centennial. The exhibition features artwork made by members of the community, celebrating both the past and the present of Walnut Creek. Admission to the exhibit is free, thanks to a generous grant from the Lesher Foundation. "Walnut Creek Turns 100" will be at the Bedford Gallery through Nov. 16. For more information, visit Image at right is Commuter Paradise by Ben Butcher.
City Council approves work program for 2014-16

work programThe City Council Work Program for 2014-16 is available online. The work program sets four top priorities - Fiscal Sustainability, Community Health and Well-Being, Strong Local Economy, and Inclusive Governance. In addition, the work program identifies new activities for each of the priorities, including Urban Agriculture; Traffic Safety & Courteous Driving; Citywide Trail Improvements; Downtown Enhancement Initiatives; North Downtown Specific Plan; and, Open Data Policy and Platform. For the work program, click here.

What should go in the Centennial Time Capsule?
As part of the Walnut Creek 100 Centennial festivities, a time capsule will be sealed at the October 21 City Council meeting and stored in the City vault for the next 50 years. What should go in it? Vote for your favorite ideas, and share some of your own, by taking our Time Capsule survey!  
Sun., October 5, 2014
4:00 PM  -  7:00 PM
  Wine and Roses at The Gardens at Heather Farm
Mon., October 6, 2014
7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM
  Park, Recreation, & Open Space Commission
Tue., October 7, 2014
7:00 PM
  City Council Meeting
Wed., October 8, 2014
2:00 PM
  1940s Battle of the Big Bands
Thu., October 9, 2014
6:00 PM
  "An Evening of Mystery" -- Project Second Chance literacy event