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Santa will be available for photos from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. gas in oil lawn mower Monday through Saturday, and from 12-6 p.m. on Sunday through Nov. 21; from Nov. 23 through Dec. 16, he will be available from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday; from Dec. 17-23 he will be open for photos from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. all week long; and on Christmas Eve his hours are from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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San Ramon’s annual holiday tree lighting ceremony will take place as planned, this time happening the newly opened City Center. Visitors can take a free selfie with Sidecar Santa in a revamped sleigh complete with retro motorcycle and sidecar, along with musical performances, coffee/chocolate cheer stations and seasonal shopping options for all ages.

Also at the Firehouse, Creatures of Impulse will perform an interactive, unpredictable holiday improv show with "A Long Winter’s Tale" from Nov. 27-30. The young performers will start the show with a host of holiday-themed games, scenes and improvised sketches in the first act, and then the audience will vote on which short vignette the troupe will turn into an improvised "play" for the second act — creating a unique performance for each distinct audience.

Prep your vocal chords and come sing along with the Valley Concert Chorale’s annual "Sing-It-Yourself Messiah" holiday tradition, taking place this year on Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church, 4743 East Ave. in Livermore. national gas average 2012 Singers of all ages are invited to join in singing Part I of Handel’s great choral masterpiece, also known as the Christmas portion of "Messiah," which concludes with the famed "Hallelujah Chorus."

The Livermore-Amador Symphony will present their fourth annual family concert, with free admission, on Dec. 1 at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore, 2400 First St. electricity storage handbook The concert, sponsored by the Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center, will feature holiday favorites, music by Leonard Bernstein, an instrument "petting zoo" in the lobby and select dance performances from the Nutcracker by Valley Dance Theatre.

Congregation Beth Emek will be hosting its annual Shabbat Hanukkah service on Dec. 7, in honor of the Jewish holiday which falls this year from Dec. 2 through 10. Attendees are invited to bring their Hanukkah Menorah to light at the song-filled service, which will begin at 8 p.m. power vocabulary words Hanukkah treats will follow at the "Oneg Shabbat," or celebratory gathering after Sabbath services.

On Dec. 2, the Chabad will host a "build-your-own-menorah-workshop" in conjunction with the Home Depot in Pleasanton, complete with Jewish music, gelt, dreidels, music and refreshments. The event will take place at the Home Depot from 11 a.m. to noon, and is open to families and children of all ages. table d gaskets Admission is free, but an RSVP is required.

A Chanukah Wonderland will take over the Grand Court at Stoneridge Shopping on Dec. 4 from 5:30-7 p.m. The event is open to all, and attendees are invited to celebrate the "Festival of Lights" with live music, a holiday game and craft centers, balloon entertainment, Chanukah photo ops and face painting and concluding with the lighting of a nine-foot menorah.

To recognize and honor local veterans, residents are invited to participate in Wreaths Across Pleasanton, being celebrated in conjunction with the national "Wreaths Across America Day" on Dec. 15. Organized by several civic organizations led by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6298 and American Legion Post 237, locals can participate in the wreath assembly on Dec. 8 or wreath placement ceremony on Dec. 15 at the Pleasanton Cemetery, 5780 Sunol Blvd.

Wreath assembly will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 1225 Hopyard Road — participants are instructed to bring garden gloves, clippers and/or pliers, and to dress for chilly weather. For the official wreath placement on Dec. 15, the posts will be set up at 9 a.m., with the blessing of the wreaths and wreath placement beginning at noon.

Tri-Valley Haven is seeking gift donations for local families and people in need this season, and will be hosting a donation drive from Dec. 10-12, with the gathered goods going toward the shelter’s Holiday Warehouse. Last year, the nonprofit was able to provide holiday food and gifts for 4,569 people, or 1,160 households — the warehouse has the added benefit of allowing parents to pick out presents for their children themselves.

Team Dublin, the city’s employee organization, is hosting its own "Warm Wishes" gift drive and invites locals to take part and donate a gift to a neighbor in need by Dec. 10. This year, the gifts gathered will go to veteran families currently living in affordable housing at Valor Crossing and to children of military personnel stationed at Camp Parks Reserve Forces Training Area.

Civic Arts, a youth and family theater company based out of the Firehouse Arts Center, will perform the show at the Amador Theater, 1155 Santa Rita Road, from Dec. 14-23. Showtimes begin at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, with matinees starting at 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. gas bubble in back Tickets range from $7 to $18. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

The cello and vocal duo of Branden & James will perform at the Firehouse this December, performing covers and fan favorites both traditional and contemporary, with a holiday twist. In addition to their music, the two will pepper their show with personal anecdotes and comedy, from Branden’s experience on "America’s Got Talent" to James’ tales from his Australian upbringing.

The Pleasanton Art League is currently presenting "Hues and Textures," its 10th annual juried fine arts exhibition and demonstrations at the Firehouse Arts Center’s Harrington Gallery, on display through Dec. 15. The exhibit features pastels, colored pencil works, oil painting and watercolors from local artists, with special demonstrations by the artists on Wednesdays from 1-3 p.m.