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In the Valley this Week: February 6 – 12

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, February 6

  • Seniors’ Agenda Network Summit: Sunnyvale Community Center Ballroom. 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Register for this free event on Eventbrite.
  • Department of Theatre & Dance presents Images 2020: Santa Clara University’s Louis B. Mayer Theatre. Feb. 6 – 9. Tickets: $12 – $22 at scupresents.org

 

Friday, February 7

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  • Opening Reception: Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara. 6 – 8 p.m. Celebrate the openings of new exhibitions. Enjoy light refreshments and a no-host cash-only bar. Free and open to the public.

 

Saturday, February 8

  • Lunar New Year Celebration: Sunnyvale Public Library. 1 – 3:30 p.m. More info.
  • Campbell’s Valentine Fun Run: Campbell Park. This is a run/walk featuring a 10K, 5K, and 250-yard Kids’ Dash (ages 6 years and younger). Register: http://www.campbellca.gov/270/Valentine-Fun-Run
  • Lunar New Year Celebration: Santana Row, San Jose. 1 – 3 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. santanarow.com/events/santana-row-lunar-new-year-celebration.
  • California Stories Community Day: de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Designed for guests of all ages, this community day features artmaking projects, tours, presentations, and other hands-on activities.

 

Sunday, February 9

  • Daria Rabotkina (Piano concert): Hammer Theatre, San Jose. 2:30 p.m. with a pre-concert lecture at 1:45 p.m. Meet-the-artist time follows the concert. Tickets: $40 – $60 at www.steinwaysociety.com or 408-300-5635.

 

Monday, February 10

  • Make a Valentine for a Cause: Santa Clara Central Park Library. Feb. 10 – 13. Come help kids in hospitals. Help spread the Valentine’s Day joy by making a card with a sweet message for children in need. Write a card and get a button. All ages welcome. Visit the table in the Children’s Area.

 

Tuesday, February 11

  • Santa Clara Unified Nutrition Services Dinner Event: Wilcox High School. 5 -6:30 p.m. Sample a variety of food the District serves at the Santa Clara Unified schools and let them know what you think. Everyone is welcome. Tickets: $5 (cash only). If you have any questions, contact Natsuko: ntsuji@scusd.net. Register here.
  • Santa Clara Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting: Santa Clara City Hall Council Chambers. 6 p.m.

 

Wednesday, February 12

  • Music @ Noon – A Thousand Hands: Santa Clara University’s Music Recital Hall. 12 p.m. Free event.
  • Senator Wieckowski Office Hours: Santa Clara 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.
  • Community Meeting – Civic Center Concept Plan and Utility Building Project: Santa Clara City Hall Council Chambers. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The City of Santa Clara invites you to a community meeting to discuss the Civic Center Concept Plan and Utility Building Project. The purpose of this meeting is to engage in our community and gather input to help shape future development projects.

 

Reoccurring Events

  • February 5 – March 15 – San Jose Stage Company presents Chicago: 490 South 1st St., San Jose. Feb. 5 – March 15. Tickets: $32 – $72 at www.thestage.org.
  • January 24 – February 29 – ‘Driven to Abstraction’ Art Exhibit: Mission College. Jan. 24 – Feb. 29. Reception for the artists on Sat. Feb. 1 in the gallery, 12 – 2 p.m.
  • January 16 – February 9 – Pear Theatre presents Taking Steps: Pear Theatre — 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View. Jan. 16 – Feb. 9. Tickets: $35 at www.thepear.org or (650) 254-1148.
  • January 16 – February 16 – Stage Kiss: City Lights Theater, San Jose. Tickets: $23 – $44 at https://cltc.org/tickets/.
  • January 15 – February 16 – TheatreWorks Silicon Valley presents The Pianist of Willesden Lane: Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. Jan. 15 – Feb. 16. Adult ticket: $45 – $95 at mvcpa.com.
  • January 10 – June 13 – Stephanie Metz – InTouch: The de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University. Showing Jan. 10 – June 13.
  • October 4 – June 13 – Making an Impression – Printmaking Possibilities: Santa Clara University’s de Saisset Museum. Oct. 4 – June 13 with interruptions.
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. – Mission Bistro Open for Lunch: Freeberg Hospitality Management Building, Mission College. A student-run Mission Bistro. Open every Tuesday and Thursday during the semester for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Tuesdays, 7 – 8 p.m. – Racist Anonymous: St. Mark’s Episcopal Church — 1957 Pruneridge Ave., Santa Clara. RA holds weekly meetings to better understand how to confront discrimination on anything based upon outward appearance including race, gender, LGBTQ and disability among others. RA is a 12-Step program patterned after AA.
  • Every second Sunday of the month – Second Sundays at Everett N. “Eddie” Souza Community Garden: 2380 Monroe St., Santa Clara. From 2 – 3 p.m., gardeners meet to share their harvests, seeds and culinary creations.

 

More Events:

  • February 13 – April 11 – Friend and Foe: Santa Clara University’s Department of Art and Art History’s Gallery. There is a reception on February 13 at 5 p.m. at Dowd Lobby. Showing Feb. 13 – April 11. Artists: John Shorb (USA), Vishwa Shroff (India), Wei Weng (China) Christopher Myers (USA) Rania Ho, Thy Tran and Bryan Wu (USA), Dwight Cassin (USA), Nann Nann (Myanmar). More info.
  • Thursday, February 13 – Santa Clara Unified School District School Board Meeting: District Offices, Santa Clara. 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 13 – Options for All One Year Celebration and Premier: Options for All Film Studio — 1243 Reamwood Ave., Sunnyvale. 4 – 6 p.m. See the world premier of “Unsleeping Beauty,” their original short form horror fairytale.
  • Thursday, February 13 – Yundi – Sonata 2020 Piano Recital World Tour: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Tickets: https://event.vism.ca/.
  • February 14 – March 7 – Santa Clara Players present Drinking Habits (Comedy): 1750 Don Ave., Santa Clara. Feb. 14 – March 7. Tickets: $10 – $22 at santaclaraplayers.org.
  • February 14 – 15: Ghosts Of Valentine’s — A Theatrical Séance With Aiden Sinclair: Winchester Mystery House, San Jose. Feb. 14 – 15. Tickets: $79 – $89 at winchestermysteryhouse.com/buy-tickets/. This show is not appropriate for children under the age of 13.
  • Saturday, February 15 – Maurice Tani & 77 El Deora (Alt Country): Sunnyvale Theatre at the Sunnyvale Community Center. 8 p.m. Tickets: $23 – $29 at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4349864.
  • February 15 – 16 – One Act Festival: Santa Clara University’s Fess Parker Studio Theatre. Tickets: $9 at scupresents.org.
  • Saturday, February 15 – Mission Chamber Orchestra presents “Pathways of Love”: San Jose First United Methodist Church. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $10 – $25 at www.missionchamber.org and at the door.
  • February 21 – March 8 – Disney’s Freaky Friday – A New Musical (Sunnyvale Community Players Junior Production): Sunnyvale Community Theatre — 550 E Remington Dr., Sunnyvale. Feb. 21 – March 8. Tickets: $16 – $29 https://sunnyvaleplayers.org/.
  • Saturday, February 22 – The Chorale Project presents Art Of Sound – Oceans of Song: Mission Santa Clara de Asís. 7 p.m. Tickets: $10 – $25 at www.choralproject.org.
  • February 22 – 23 – Lamplighters Music Theatre presents “Princess Ida”: Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets: $26 – $66 at mvcpa.com.
  • Saturday, February 22 – Sammy Miller and the Congregation (Theatrical Jazz Performance): Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall — 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 8 – 10 p.m. Tickets: $35 at https://paloaltojcc.org/Arts.
  • February 22 – 23 – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1™ in Concert: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. Feb. 22 – 23. Tickets: $50 – $100 at www.symphonysiliconvalley.org or 408-286-2600 ext. 23.
  • February 28 – March 7 – Dry Powder: Santa Clara University’s Louis B. Mayer Theatre. Feb. 28 – March 7. Tickets: $12 – $22 at http://scupresents.org/.

 

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