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Weekly Update: July 1, 2021
Posted on 07/01/2021

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City of San Ramon News & Information Update

Thu, July 1, 2021

Register Today for Run San Ramon 5k Run/Walk on Sun, July 4

Red and black striped flag with "Run San Ramon 4th of July 2021"

The Run San Ramon will kick off our Independence Day events on July 4th. This 5K Run/Walk is a chip-timed run starting at 8 a.m., which will take you along a paved route beginning and ending at the San Ramon Community Center (12501 Alcosta Blvd). The race will conclude with our signature post race snacks/ice cream and awards ceremony. All participants will receive a t-shirt, bib and participation medal.

Online registration is available through Saturday, July 3 or when the maximum enrollment has been met. Race day registration will be available from 6:45-7:45 a.m. if space is available. More information and registration are available at the link below.

> Learn More & Register for Run San Ramon

Independence Day Celebration Concert Featuring Fleetwood Mask: Sunday, July 4 at 5 p.m.

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The San Ramon 4thof July 2021 Celebration Concert will feature Fleetwood Maskone of the best Fleetwood Mac tribute bands, playing all of your favorite songs. The evening will begin with patriotic music from Olympia Fields and a tribute to our Veterans. 

Join us at San Ramon Central Park Amphitheater (12501 Alcosta Blvd) starting at 5 p.m. for this free event!

> More Information

Celebrate Parks Make Life Better! Month in July with Agents of Discovery at Monarch Park and the OuterSpatial Trails App

Agents of Discovery

The City of San Ramon Parks & Community Services Department is celebrating July as Parks Make Life Better! Month. Summer fun is for everyone with the Agents of Discovery® in San Ramon’s Monarch Park.

Agents of Discovery is a fun, interactive app where players assume the role of a secret “Agent” on a “Mission” as they complete site-specific, geo-triggered Challenges. Agents of Discovery® is an educational tech platform and app that uses the latest in augmented-reality to get youth and their families active and engaged with the world around them!

You are encouraged to visit Monarch Park (8502 North Monarch Road) and play the app with your family and friends. You will find a series of challenges that are family-friendly and get you to move around the park. Monarch Park is also connected to Monarch Loop Trail—download San Ramon's trail app, OuterSpatial, for a guide around the hiking trail!

Learn more about Agents of Discovery 

> Download Agents of Discovery on Google Play

> Download Agents of Discovery on the Apple App Store

Learn more about San Ramon's OuterSpatial trails app

> Download OuterSpatial on Google Play

> Download OuterSpatial on the Apple App Store


Alcosta Senior & Community Center Reopens Tuesday, July 6

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The Alcosta Senior & Community Center will reopen on Tuesday, July 6 with a variety of drop-in and registration classes, van transportation, and more!

Café Costa also reopens on July 6 to welcome seniors back to enjoy lunch on weekdays at 12 p.m.

More information is available in the July-August Encore! Newsletter.

We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Dive-In Movie: The Secret Life of Pets 2
Fri, July 9 at 7 p.m.

Dive-In Movie

Friday, July 9 from 7-10 p.m. 
Dougherty Valley Aquatic Center
Admission: FREE

What is the best way to enjoy a movie during the summer? It's poolside with friends and family! Free Recreation swim starts at 7 p.m., so be sure to bring your pool floats and enjoy everything the pools have to offer. Once the sun starts to go down, settle into your deck chair, get cozy on your blanket, or watch the movie from the pool, beginning at 8:30 p.m. It’s sure to be a splashin' good time!

In The Secret Life of Pets 2, Max and his friends continue their adventures while their owners are away. Max attempts to overcome his fears, Gidget goes on a rescue mission to a cat-filled apartment when she loses Max’s precious toy, and Snowball sets out to help rescue a white tiger cub. Rated: PG. Runtime: 1 hour, 26 mins.

> More information about Dive-In Movies


San Ramon Summer Concert Series in Central Park: July 11–Aug 8

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San Ramon's popular Summer Concert Series is back! Concerts run weekly on Sundays at 5:30 p.m. from July 11–August 8 at Central Park Amphitheater (12501 Alcosta Blvd), featuring some of the Bay Area’s best live bands. Admission is free—just bring a blanket or low-back lawn chair and be ready to rock the night away!

Sun, July 11
Mercy and the Heartbeats (pictured above)
Pop Favorites, '70s–Today

Sun, July 18
CC Seger
Tribute to Bob Seger & Credence Clearwater Revival

Sun, July 25
Classic Rock & Today’s Hits

Sun, August 1
Bollywood Music

Sun, August 8
Mustache Harbor
Yacht Rock

> More Information on Summer Concerts

Middle School Pool Party: Wed, July 28 at 7 p.m.

Middle School Pool Party

Wednesday, July 28 from 7–9 p.m.
San Ramon Olympic Pool
Admission: $12

Are you entering the 6th, 7th or 8th grade? Then end your summer with a pool party! Play games, listen to music, win prizes, race on the Splash N’ Dash, take a dip in the play pool, float on an inner tube, and more! Relish this great opportunity to meet your fellow middle schoolers and make new friends!

> More Information on Middle School Pool Party

Mobile COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Available by Request for Groups of 5 or More

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Businesses and community organizations in Contra Costa can request visits from Contra Costa Health Services' (CCHS) mobile COVID-19 vaccination van to workplaces, community centers and other locations where five or more members of a group want to receive vaccine.

Any business or organization can request a mobile vaccination clinic using an online form if they are in the county, and CCHS will send a mobile health van to provide free vaccinations on site within one week after completing the request. 

Clinics operate weekdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will only travel to locations within the county, though they will vaccinate anyone eligible regardless of where they live. There is no cap on the number of people who can be vaccinated during a visit.

> Read the Full Press Release from CCHS

> Request Mobile Vaccine Service

Draft Plan Bay Area: Public Comment Period Open Until 5 p.m. on July 20

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After more than three years of public discussion and technical analysis, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) have released Draft Plan Bay Area 2050.

Defined by 35 strategies that strive for resilient and equitable outcomes, this 30-year plan charts a course for a Bay Area that is affordable, connected, diverse, healthy, and vibrant for all its residents through 2050 and beyond. Draft Plan Bay Area 2050, along with drafts of the Implementation Plan and various supplemental reports, are all available for review and comment.

All comments must be received by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.

Several virtual workshops or virtual public hearings will be held, where residents can learn more, ask questions, and offer comments on the draft plan.

Read Draft Plan Area 2050

View a list of Virtual Workshops or Virtual Public Hearings

More Information on Webinars, Workshops, Hearings and Meetings

Email Your Comments: 

Submit a Comment Online

Call City Hall at (925) 973-2500 or email