The Walnut Creek (Host) Lions Club sponsors and/or participates in the following on-going activities as well as numerous special projects.

Many Lions Clubs collect used eyeglasses to be recycled to needy persons in the U.S. and throughout the world.  For more information or for collection points in or near Walnut Creek, California, click here.

The Challenger Division of Little League offers the fun and camaraderie of playing baseball to children with physical and mental challenges.

Our annual Crab Feed is a fundraiser featuring all the crab you can eat, plus other food, fun, entertainment, prizes, raffles and auctions.

The Blind Babies Foundation is

A Day at the Races is an annual social event at Golden Gate Fields horse racing track in Albany.

The District Special Kids Day is an annual free carnival for children with physical and mental challenges and their families, where they can enjoy food, fun, rides, games, prizes and entertainment.

Monument Community Partnership Health Fair is an annual event in Concord, offering health screening and education to people with limited

The Lions Center for the Blind of Oakland is a rehabilitation and recreation facility for blind and vision impaired adults in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.

Lions Center for the Visually Impaired in Pittsburg is a rehabilitation and recreation facility for blind and vision impaired adults in Contra Costa County.

Lions Eye Foundation is located at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, and offers state of the art eye care and surgery to people referred through Lions Clubs.

The Lions in Sight Foundation collects, sorts and distributes used eyeglasses in the developing world.  It sponsors and organizes eyeglass clinic trips to countries all over the world, where eye doctors and technicians, with the help of local Lions, examine eyes, dispense eyeglasses and refers patients requiring more eye care than can be provided on the clinic trip, to local eye doctors.

Lions Sightsavers Foundation is located at the University of California at Berkeley School of Optometry, and offers free eye examinations and eyeglasses to people referred through Lions Clubs.

The Lions Peace Poster Contest encourages middle school aged children to think about world peace and design posters reflecting their thoughts and desires for peace.

The Lions Student Speakers Contest is for high school aged youth in California.  Over $100,000 is awarded each year throughout the State, and the winner is awarded a $21,000.00 college scholarship.

The Lions Wilderness Camp offers a summer camp experience for children throughout Alameda and Contra Costa Counties who are hearing impaired.

Thanksgiving Lunch at the Lions Center for the Visually Impaired is an annual lunch and gift exchange hosted by the Walnut Creek (Host) Lions Club for blind clients, volunteers and staff.

The Walnut Festival Beer Booth is an annual fundraiser in Walnut Creek, California.

The Wren Avenue School Reading Program encourages Lions to help children learn to read at a less advantaged elementary school in Concord, California.

Xenophon Therapeutic Riding Center provides therapy, rehabilitation and self-esteem opportunities to developmentally and physically challenged children, through horseback riding.  Working on specially trained horses, with lots of trained staff and volunteers, children achieve spectacular results in their coordination, motor skills, confidence and socia interactions.  The Walnut Creek (Host) Lions Club recently purchased the latest addition to the horses in the Xenophon stable, "Dandelion."



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