The annual Kops for Kids Golf Classic, to be held Aug. 29, at Oakhurst Country Club in Clayton, will raise funds for youth mentoring programs, positive mental attitudes (PMA) seminars and sports clinics program offered to schools in Contra Costa County at no charge. Golf classic fees are $175 per golfer for a four-person scramble, including green fees and cart, brunch, prizes and awards, tee package and golf cap, awards reception, dinner, and a no-host bar. Awards will be presented for a putting contest, the longest drive, most accurate drive, closest to the hole, and the Vegas Hole.
San Francisco’s Union Street Eco-Urban Festival, Event will feature art, crafts, food and street entertainers, 10 a.m.-6 p.m, June 1-2, Union and Gough streets, Free admission, 1-800-310-6563, www.unionstreetfestival.com, Vasona Vibrations Free Summer Concert Series, Eleventh annual, A family-friendly outdoor series featuring acoustic performances by local artists, 5 p.m, Saturdays, June 1-July 26, Vasona Lake County Park, 333 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos, Free admission, ballet shoes b or c www.SouthBayFolks.org/vasona..
Piedmont Ave. Book Club. Read something new and join in spirited discussion at the Piedmont Avenue Library’s Book Club. New members encouraged. This meeting discusses Raymond Chandler’s “The Long Goodbye.” Copies available at the library. 6:30 to 8 p.m. June 30. Piedmont Avenue Branch, 80 Echo Ave., Oakland. 510-597-5011, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.oaklandlibrary.org. Lawyers in the Library. A volunteer lawyer stops by for one-on-one free legal advice and referrals. Advance sign-ups at 4:45 p.m. 5 to 7 p.m. July 1. Rockridge Branch Library, 5366 College Ave., Oakland. Free. 510-597-5017, www.oaklandlibrary.org.
Maybe the real kick of watching Manning this season has been observing a very buttoned-down quarterback let down his ballet shoes b or c hair a little, before male pattern baldness begins in earnest, During the course of his most remarkable MVP season, Manning has committed some very un-Manning like acts, He told doubters to stick it where the sun don’t shine, He insisted more interest in wrapping his mouth around a cold brew than contemplating how many throws were left in his arm before retirement, “At 37 years old, and in my 16th season, especially in a week like this, I think it’s healthy to take some time to reflect and smell the roses,” said Manning, sitting on a cruise ship in the Hudson River, doing one more Super Bowl interview while allowing himself to think: Man, this has been one strange and wonderful trip..
“The whole purpose of it is to showcase the talent at Pres in a way that shows that we’re not going to let anything diminish our opportunities,” Saglimbeni said in an interview. “This was actually my pitch when I ran for (club) officer. I said, ‘my idea is to do a concert for girls.’ ”. Several Presentation teachers and parents, and even some boys from Bellarmine High School, will also share the stage. “It’s just to show unity and the supporting of both sexes,” Saglimbeni said. “There’s a few numbers where we poke fun at them a little bit, and the fact that they’re willing and OK to do that is great.”.