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In the Valley this Week: August 8 – 14

The following is a list of events happening in Santa Clara and throughout the Silicon Valley. Want to share an event to be featured? Please email the details to info@svvoice.com for consideration.

 

Thursday, August 8

  • Community Meeting on the Adoption of the 2019 California Construction Codes: City Hall Council Chambers. 4 – 5 p.m.
  • Summer StoryWalk: Ortega Park — 636 Harrow Way, Sunnyvale. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Discover the pages of Bear Likes Jam by Ciara Gavin. For more information, call 408-730-7800
  • Community Meeting Regarding Triton Museum of Art Parking Lot: City Council Chambers, 1500 Warburton Ave., Santa Clara. 6 – 8 p.m., A community meeting will be held in, to discuss noise and nuisance related issues that have occurred in the Triton Museum parking lot. Community members are invited to attend the meeting to offer suggestions and discuss viable solutions. For more information and to RSVP, please contact the Police Department at 408-615-4872.
  • Santa Clara Unified School District School Board Meeting: Santa Clara Unified School District — 1889 Lawrence Rd., Santa Clara. 6:30 p.m.
  • American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Kickoff: Corinthian Grand Ballroom — 196 North Third St., San Jose. 6:30 p.m. Registration is required to attend. http://bit.ly/SVKickoffRSVP2019 or email SiliconValleyCAStrides@cancer.org This event is open to the public.

 

Friday, August 9

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Saturday, August 10

 

Sunday, August 11

  • Great Big Family Play Day: Children’s Discovery Museum, Downtown San Jose. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tickets: $15 – $20
  • Second Sundays at Everett N. “Eddie” Souza Community Garden: 2380 Monroe St., Santa Clara. Every second Sunday from 2 – 3 p.m., gardeners meet to share their harvests, seeds and culinary creations. http://santaclaraca.gov/government/departments/parks-recreation/community-garden
  • Concert in the Park Featuring Livewire: Central Park Pavilion. 2:30 – 4 p.m. This is the final 2019 Summer Concert in the Park.
  • Vigil and Public Worship for Immigrants and Refugees: King Plaza — 250 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto. 6 – 7:15 p.m. All are welcome. This is one of 50 public protests being held in communities around the country on Aug. 11, corresponding to the 9th of the Hebrew month of Av, the annual Jewish day of mourning over Jewish experiences of exile, dislocation, and hatred.

 

Monday, August 12

  • Sunnyvale Planning Commission Meeting: City Hall Council Chambers and West Conference Room. 6:30 p.m.
  • Learn to Salsa Dance: Columbia Middle School Multi-Purpose Room — 739 Morse Ave., Sunnyvale. 7 – 8:30 p.m. Cost: $2 residents, $3 nonresidents, cash only. Adults 18+.

 

Tuesday, August 13

  • Mommy & Me End of Summer Party: Santana Row. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Pedestrian Safety Workshop – A Focus on Older Adults: Senior Center — 550 East Remington Dr., Sunnyvale. 1 – 4 p.m. Pre-registration required. To register Visit the Senior Center front desk. Free Workshop.
  • Sunnyvale City Council Meeting: City Hall Council Chambers and West Conference Room. 7 p.m.

 

Wednesday, August 14

  • Senator Wieckowski – Office Hours: Central Park Library. 3 – 5 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended and can be made by calling 510-794-3900 or by e-mailing senator.wieckowski@senate.ca.gov.
  • Summer Music Series featuring Joint Chiefs: Historic Murphy Ave., Sunnyvale. 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Every Wednesday through Aug. 28. sunnyvaledowntown.com
  • Santa Clara Planning Commission Meeting: City Hall Council Chambers. 6 p.m. Coverage of their last meeting: here

 

More Events:

  • Thursday, August 15 – Age-Friendly Housing Open House: Sunnyvale Community Center Ballroom — 550 East Remington Dr., Sunnyvale (ADA accessible). 6 p.m. Questions: Contact Jenny Carloni, Housing Officer, at 408-730-7250 or JCarloni@sunnyvale.ca.gov (flier)
  • Saturday, August 17 – The Butterflies & The Bees with Pollinator Posse: Everett N. “Eddie” Souza Community Garden — 2380 Monroe St., Santa Clara., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (flier)
  • Sunday, August 18 – Jacob’s Heart Super Fun Run: Santana Row. 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Music, magic from the Surfing Magician, kids’ arts & crafts tables, face painting and more. To register, visit https://jacobsheart.org/fun-run/.
  • Tuesday, August 20 – Sunnyvale District Elections Workshop: Sunnyvale Office Center, Computer Training Center — 505 W. Olive Ave, Suite #315, Sunnyvale. 6 – 8 p.m. Topic: Map-drawing Training and Technical Assistance
  • Tuesday, August 20 – First-time Home Buyer Presentation: Council Chambers — 456 W Olive Ave., Sunnyvale. 12 – 1 p.m. Register here.
  • August 21 – September 15 – Theatreworks Silicon Valley Presents The 39 Steps: Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts — 500 Castro St., Mountain View. Tickets: $30 – $100 theatreworks.org or call (650) 463-1960
  • August 22 – September 15 – Pear Theatre Presents An Ideal Husband: Pear Theatre — 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View. Tickets: $15 – $35 www.thepear.org or call (650) 254-1148.
  • August 23 – 24 – Guggenheim Entertainment Presents Bette Davis Ain’t For Sissies: 3Below Theaters & Lounge — 288 S. Second St., San Jose. Tickets: $35 – $45 www.3Belowtheaters.com or 408-404-7711.
  • Saturday, August 24 – Insuring the Uninmaginable with Assemblymember Kansen Chu: 3000 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Free informational seminar on consumer protection. RSVP at: https://bit.ly/2Yx7HQv
  • August 24 – 25 – Italian Family Festa: History Park San Jose. Free event. www.italianfamilyfestasj.org
  • Thursday, August 29 – Sunnyvale Technology Business Expo: Murphy Avenue, Sunnyvale. 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Free event.
  • August 29 – September 15 – Hillbarn Theatre Presents Anything Goes: Hillbarn Theatre — 1285 East Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City. Tickets $37 – $60 www.hillbarntheatre.org or call 650-349-6411 ext. 2.
  • September 6 – November 2 – Winchester Mystery House Presents Unhinged: 525 S. Winchester Blvd., San Jose. Tickets: $44 – $54 winchesterunhinged.com
  • Saturday, September 14 – State of the City: Murphy Avenue, Sunnyvale. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 15 – PAL Classic Car Show: Murphy Avenue, Sunnyvale. 7 – 4 p.m.
  • Friday, September 20 – Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Paint the Town: RTSV Office — 1701 S. 7th St, #10 San Jose. 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Proceeds go to providing home repairs for neighbors in need. Tickets: $100. Adults only, casual attire. https://rebuildingtogethersv.org/support-us/paint-the-town/
  • October 2 – November 3 – The Stage Presents The Rocky Horror Show: San Jose Stage Company — 490 South 1st St., San Jose. Tickets: TBD www.thestage.org
  • October 25 – November 16 – The Santa Clara Players Present The Odd Couple (Female Version) Tickets: TBD santaclaraplayers.org

 

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