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The Week Ahead: Terraces Agreement, Climate Change, Luna Film Festival

Some of the meetings and events happening this week in Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda

The Week Ahead: Terraces Agreement, Climate Change, Luna Film Festival
On Monday morning, a drumming program will senior citizens will be held in Lafayette.

Lamorinda Community Drumming for Seniors is from 11 a.m. to noon at Lamorinda Music, 81 Lafayette Circle.

On Tuesday evening, the Lafayette Planning Commission will hold its regularly scheduled session.

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the Community Hall at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center, 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd.

On the agenda is a request from Our Saviors Lutheran Church to establish a preschool for up to 37 students in a residential structure on a parcel adjacent to the church at 1003 Carol Lane.

Also on Tuesday evening, the Orinda City Council will hold its regular session.

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Orinda Library, 26 Orinda Way.

On the agenda is an update the 2014 Lamorinda Action Plan as well as selection of streets in Orinda for repair using Measure L sales tax funds. 

On Wednesday evening, the Lafayette City Council will hold a special meeting on The Terraces project.

The meeting begins at 6 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building, 3780 Mt. Diablo Blvd.

On the agenda is a proposed agreement between the city and the developer to begin planning a 45-home subdivision on the southwest corner of Deer Hill Road and Pleasant Hill Road.

Also on Wednesday evening a film festival featuring women filmmakers will be held.

The  2014 LunaFest Film Festival is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Hagerty Lounge at  St. Mary's College, 1928 St. Mary's Road in Moraga.

The festival will nine films made by women. The films range animation to fictional drama and cover topics such as women's health, motherhood and body image.

Proceeds go to the  Breast Cancer Fund.

Also on Wednesday evening, the Moraga Town Council will holds its regularly scheduled session.

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School, 1010 Camino Pablo.

On the agenda is a review and adjustments to the 2013-2014 city budget.

Also on Wednesday evening, a seminar on climate change will be presented in Lafayette.

"What's Changed Since An Inconvenient Truth?" will begin at 7 p.m. in the Community Hall at the  Lafayette Library and Learning Center, 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd.

Wei-Tai Kwok, a Lafayette resident, will lead the discussion. The event is hosted by Sustainable Lafayette.

Also on Wednesday evening a performance of enchanting music will be presented.

The performance by Lamorinda vocalist Brenda Lin begins at 7 p.m. at the Orinda Library, 26 Orinda Way.

Lin will unveil a repertoire of jazz, classic rock, R&B and show tunes.

On Thursday evening, a New York Times best-selling author will discuss successful parenting.

The talk by Madeline Levine, author of "Teach Your Children Well," begins at 7 p.m. in the performing arts center at  Acalanes High School, 1200 Pleasant Hill Road in Lafayette.

Levine will discuss why values and coping skills matter more than grades and trophies.



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