1050 Burnett Avenue
Concord, CA 94520
Phone: (925) 566-8820
Fax: (925) 566-8821
1050 Burnett Avenue, Concord, CA, US, 94520
- Phone: (925) 566-8820
- Fax: (925) 566-8821
A premier indoor family entertainment center for children under 12 and their parents, this jungle themed, 20,000 square foot facility includes a massive play structure, a wide variety of hosted party experiences, skill games, homemade gourmet pizzas, and hands-on activities all in a fun-filled environment.
Diablo Valley College (DVC) dates back to the year 1949, when it began as the East Contra Costa Junior College, a publicly owned two-year community college. It was rechristened as DVC in 1958 and is one of the most prized institutions of the Contra Costa Community College District in Pleasant Hill. A verdant campus, well-qualified faculty, excellent infrastructure and expansive educational programs and courses are some of the features of this wonderful college. Besides academics, DVC strives for excellence in art and culture, athletics and other sports. DVC's Information Center is one of the most well-equipped of such centers in the district. Visit website for information on courses, admission procedures and more.
Home of Q-ZAR Laser Tag, the most technologically advanced laser game ever seen, this 4,500 square foot entertainment facility is filled with pulsating lights, high energy music, and laser enhancing mist. Visitors can play an action-packed game which combines the ever-popular games of hide and seeks, tag, and capture the flag with state-of-the-art interactive computer and laser technology.
Providing fun and enchantment to area children for over 40 years, this amusement park contains a wide variety of rides for children to enjoy, as well as offers attractions and events throughout the year.
Located in Walnut Creek, this museum is a multi-purpose facility that cares for injured and endangered animals from all over the state of California. It operates the largest veterinary rehabilitation hospital in the United States, treating over 6000 wild animals annually. In addition, they have educational tours for children, and a learning theater.
If you are a nature enthusiast, taking a trip to The Ruth Bancroft Garden is a great way to explore 2.5 acres of a flora kingdom. This botanical garden offers a number of tour packages that take you through a range of interesting plant species. You can also choose to attend some of the informative workshops held here and interact with eminent biologists. Check the website for the list of closing days.
Gardens at Heather Farm is located in Walnut Creek, California. It is a six-acre (2.42-hectare) property with stunnings views of Mount Diablo. It is open to visitors on all seven days of the week. Some of the gardens here at Heather Farm are Black Pine Garden, Butterfly Garden, Sensory Garden, Native Plant Garden, Mother's Garden, Diablo Ascent Garden, Cowden Rose Garden, and many more.
The Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial stands eloquently as a memorial dedicated to the people who died in the horrifying Port Chicago disaster. The memorial has immense monumental value and is a part of the Concord Naval Weapons Station. This memorial is a poignant reminder of the disastrous effects that a war can inflict on any nation.
The Old Borges Ranch is a historically significant district that was originally a family ranch owned by Frank Borges. This historical ranch forms the core of the Walnut Creek's Shell Ridge Open Space events and is now a ranger station. Open to all, visitors can explore the on-site home, farming machinery and other objects prevalent in that era. Check website for details.
This building served as a State Capitol from 1853 to 1854, and the Benicia Capitol State Historic Park houses this structure. The interiors as well as the exterior portion has been restored and is open to general public for viewing. Visitors can explore the furniture, furnishings and fixtures that were used in the bygone era. Guided tours or group visits can also be arranged with prior reservations.
Also known as the Benicia Masonic Hall, the Old Masonic Hall in Benicia, CA was built in 1850 as a Masonic Temple. The building housed court room and offices and the second floor accommodated rooms of the Lodge. After the Masons sold off the property in 1887, it was used as a clubhouse and a meetinghouse until the Lodge acquired it again. The building is now a part the US National Register of Historic Places.
An ideal place to spend a day outdoors, the City Park in Benicia stands on the site of California's first Protestant church. Besides providing an open space for all to relax in, the park also hosts the annual festival which is aptly titled as Festival of Arts in the Park. With fun-filled activities and performances, this is surely something everyone looks forward to each year.