Charity & Grassroots in Discovery Bay

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The Downtown Stockton Pub Crawl, aka “The CRAWL” is held several times a year. Crawlers start at the Historic Hotel Stockton and enjoy drinks, appetizers, costume contests, live entertainment, and safe trolley transportation.

133 East Weber Avenue
Stockton,
CA
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Sweet sounds and spicy flavors permeate the annual Taste of San Joaquin, which attracts local merchants and bands for a cook-off under the summer sun. During the fest, a BBQ competition will feature smoky creations. Patrons can sample pork ribs, loaded baked potatoes, and beef brisket off the grill while sipping on frosty beers. Kids can play in the activity area with face paint and activities, while live bands cover everything from blues classics to lively Latin tunes.

Proceeds from the event go to stimulate the local economy and support nonprofits, with $0.80 of every dollar spent going to the locally owned business that sponsored the food and $0.20 going to a local charity. In the past four years, the Taste has donated more than $10,000 to local nonprofit organizations such as the San Joaquin Bike Coalition and the Child Abuse Prevention Council.

221 North Center Street
Stockton,
CA
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A helping hand for the local Hmong and Southeast Asian Communities, Lao Family Community Empowerment strives to empower and provide outreach for those who need it. Since forming in 1984, the organization has helped Hmong refugees in Northern California find stability, education, and a sense of community through its specialized programs and health initiatives. Lao also puts on the Stockton Hmong New Year Celebration each year to help preserve and showcase cultural traditions.

8338 West Ln
Stockton,
CA
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Cecilio & Kapono have crafted breezy Polynesian tunes since 1973, releasing more than a dozen albums and touring with such notables as Peter Frampton and Santana. This year, the duo launched its C&K Back in the Day tour, which transports listeners to the '70s with lush vocal harmonies and a vintage Volkswagen Beetle that pulls up to each seat. Instead of carving a saxophone from a coconut, guests can enjoy mellow numbers such as "Lovin' in Your Eyes" and "I Am The Other Man" from the comfort of top-tier seats. Guitars and ukuleles will swathe the crowd in romance, prompting episodes of handholding and tandem piggyback rides. Visitors can also watch opening performances by local Hawaiian-pop band Ho’okipa Centrale and the Hiva Nui hula troupe.

125 S Hutchins St
Lodi,
CA
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• For $4, you get two teen (ages 13–17) or senior (ages 65+) admission tickets (an $8 value). • For $5, you get two adult admission tickets (a $10 value). Children's tickets may be purchased at the museum for $2. This Groupon does not include the Micke Grove Regional Park parking fee.

11793 N Micke Grove Rd
Lodi,
CA
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The Walnut Creek Downtown Business Association fosters community engagement and the vitality of local merchants through a variety of programs, events, and general support. Popular events held throughout the year include wine walks, sidewalk sales, and fine-arts festivals.

1615 Bonanza St
Walnut Creek,
CA
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