April 25 at 7 pm The Vietnam Brought Turbulence to the Nation in the Sixties at the Veterans Memorial Building
The third in our series of programs accompanying the Sixties at Fifty exhibit, photographer and historian Steve Burchik will narrate a series of photographs from Vietnam taken during the war. A discussion about the War and its impact on life in the sixties will be included.
May 30 at 7 pm “The 1960s Rock Revolution in Contra Costa County and Around the World” at the Veterans Memorial Building
A film, video and music presentation by Richie Unterberger. Rock historian and author Richie Unterberger presents rare vintage film clips of 1960s rock greats like the Beatles, Jefferson Airplane, and Janis Joplin in this 90-minute program. He'll also show clips of performers based in Contra Costa County at the time, such as Creedence Clearwater Revival, and talk about the region's venues, connections to Bay Area rock stars like the Grateful Dead, and artists who toured here during this era.
Saturday Programs at the Museum
April 27 10:30 am SIXTIES STORIES New Cities in the Valley? No!
Beverly Lane and others involved in various incorporation efforts will provide some stories about the many efforts to bring cities to the San Ramon Valley. There were defeated efforts to create cities covering Alamo-Danville in 1964 and the entire valley in 1967, 1973 and 1976. Danville, voting alone, incorporated in 1982 and San Ramon incorporated in 1983, following successful efforts in Dublin and Danville.