The 2022 Make A Difference For
Pleasanton Festival has been canceled
due to the high spread of the COVID
Please check back in fall 2022 for
information on the 2023 festival.
Make A Difference For Pleasanton Programs
are designed to build Community, Health, and Wellness in Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley area of California. Other communities can adapt these programs to serve their own communities. Scroll through the current Make a Difference For Pleasanton programs, but be sure to check back for new programs and updates.
World Walk To Wellness
World Walk To Wellness promotes wellness by encouraging people to “Walk ‘n’ Talk” together. We walk every Saturday morning, rain or shine in parks throughout the Tri-Valley area and beyond. All ages are welcome to walk any length of time, 10 to 60 minutes. We don’t leave anyone behind.
Make A Difference For Pleasanton Festival brings people together at an annual festival in January to “Get Connected and Stay Connected” by volunteering in the community. There are many exhibitors sharing needs for volunteers. Come find a place that interests you and “Get Connected and Stay Connected” to Make A Difference in your community.
Celebrating July 4th
Celebrating July 4th in Pleasanton is a family-friendly celebration that takes place each year at in Pleasanton from 12:00 noon until 1:30 pm. All are invited to join in what has become a tradition for celebrating the birth of our nation at a FREE concert and picnic “Celebrating Freedom and It’s Evolution Since the Revolution”
Ed Kinney Community Patriot Awards
the Background -From 1998 until his final illness in 2005, Ed Kinney was the Master of Ceremonies for “Celebrating Freedom and its Evolution since the Revolution” – the all-volunteer Fourth of July event for Pleasanton, set in Lions Wayside Park. Ed was an inspiration to those of us who worked with him.
Ed Kinney Community Patriot Awards is a yearly award given to individuals who show the same spirit for our community.
Tri-Valley Turkey Burn
Thanksgiving Morning. The Tri-Valley Turkey Burn is a free family fun event put on by the Pleasanton North Rotary and the Pleasanton North Rotary Foundation that is held every Thanksgiving morning at the Ken Mercer Sports Park. Register online or at the event for the 5K or 10K Walk/Run. Download your “bib” from the website and write what you are thankful for on it.
There are also opportunities to donate food for those in our community who are in need.
Tri-Valley turkey burn is now run by Pleasanton North Rotary Youth Programs.