The Weekender: Orinda Snow, Teen Crafts, Toy Drive

Some of what's happening this weekend in the Lamorinda area

A toy drive will be held in Orinda on Sunday afternoon
A toy drive will be held in Orinda on Sunday afternoon
As you plan your weekend, here's some of the events happening in Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda from Friday night to Sunday evening.

On Friday evening, a forum with the author of "The Kite Runner" will be held.

The session with Khaled Hosseini begins at 6 p.m. at the Acalanes High School Theatre, 1200 Pleasant Hill Road, Lafayette.

Also on Friday evening, the Orinda Ballet Academy & Co. will perform "A Sweet Dream Nutcracker."

The performance begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Orinda Library Theater, 26 Orinda Way.

There will also be performances at 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday as well as at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Sunday.

On Saturday morning, free holiday crafts program for teenagers will be held.

The session begins at 11 a.m. at the Moraga Library, 1500 St. Mary's Road.

On Saturday afternoon, a snow-filled celebration will be held in Orinda.

The holiday celebration is from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Orinda Theatre Square.

The festivities will include trucked-in snow for children as well as horse and carriage rides.

On Sunday afternoon, a toy drive will be held to benefit the Bay Area Crisis Nursery.

The drive begins at 2 p.m. at the Orinda Safeway, 2 Camino Sobrante.

People who are donating will ride a chartered bus from the Safeway store to the crisis nursery in Concord to drop off the gifts.


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