Antioch joined East Bay Regional Park District yesterday for the ribbon-cutting and grand opening of the Hazel-Atlas Mine Stairway. The new stairway expands the underground Hazel-Atlas mine tour route to provide access to new areas within the mine, including the future location of an immersive coal mine exhibit. Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve is hosting a grand opening this weekend for all residents; noon to 4:30 pm Saturday and Sunday.
On Monday, the Antioch Council of Teens met at the Nick Rodriguez Community Center for their monthly meeting and began preparing for their April and May events.
More than 600 players totaling 42 teams have registered for the City of Antiochâ€™s 2018 Adult Softball League. The new season begins around the first week in April and continues into early July. Players and teams will participate in menâ€™s, womenâ€™s and co-ed divisions.
On Thursday, over 40 members of the Antioch community benefitted from free tax services provided by trained AARP Tax Service Representatives. This free program will continue each Thursday at the Antioch Senior Center through April 12, 2018.
The Summer Recreation Guide is at the printer! Be on the lookout for your home delivery during the next few months.
Last week, Antioch was recognized by the California Park & Recreation Society for outstanding programs and services. The all-volunteer disc golf group was recognized as an outstanding volunteer group for their advocacy, design, fundraising, and installation of East Countyâ€™s first disc golf course at Prewett Community Park.
Adam Gross, the owner of Foodie Crew, was recognized as an outstanding business partner for his creation and implementation of the highly successful Food Truck Thursdays at Prewett Community Park. Join us in congratulating these wonderful residents who make Antioch a great place to live, work and play.
Over the last week, 335 affordable, healthy meals were served through the CoCo CafÃ©. This program helps prevent heart attacks, depression, asthma and congestive heart failure. There are no memberships or income requirements to eat at the CoCo CafÃ©, interested participants must only register with the food County program. All supplies are provided by the County for participating cafÃ©s. The Antioch Senior Centerâ€™s Cane DO Self Defense class awarded three senior students an award of recognition for completion of the Cane Do Self Defense class which meets every Thursday between 10:00 â€“11am.
For community events in Antioch, visit our events page.