The Contra Costa Commission for Women was formed in 1997 as a change agent. Educating and advising the community about social and economic conditions impacting women through conferences, public forums and advocacy, the every-other-year Hall of Fame awards recognize “unsung heroes,” said event co-chair Nancie Zimmerman. Nominations in seven categories (environment, arts, community, leadership, justice, health care, science/technology) are judged by women who reside outside of the county’s parameters.
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Lindsay Wildlife Experience will host the Golden Gate Audubon Society’s traveling art exhibit “100 Years of Protecting Bay Area Birds!” beginning Tuesday, Oct. 3 and running through Jan. 2 at 1931 First Ave. in Walnut Creek. View enlarged photographs of Bay Area birds, from tiny chickadees to big golden eagles. Then, visit live “Animal Ambassadors” including eagles, owls, a friendly squirrel and porcupine and many more, and learn about their history and habitats. The exhibit is free with the cost of admission to Lindsay Wildlife; $8.50 general, and $6.50 for children, and $7.50 seniors, or free with membership. For more information visit www.goldengateaudubon.org or lindsaywildlife.org.
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