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In the Valley this Week: January 9 – 15

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, January 9

  • Capitol Steps – Make America Grin Again: Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall (Bldg F) — 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 7:30 – 9 p.m. Tickets: $60 – $65 at https://paloaltojcc.org/Arts.
  • Stephanie Metz – InTouch and California Stories from Thámien to Santa Clara: The de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University. Opening Reception Thursday, January 9. Stephanie Metz – InTouch is showing Jan. 10 – June 13.

 

Friday, January 10

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  • Ray Furuta, Faculty Recital: Santa Clara University Music Recital Hall. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $12+ at http://scupresents.org/.

 

Saturday, January 11

  • Complimentary First Time Home Buyer Seminar: Bank of America — 3075 Hansen Way, Palo Alto. 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Lunar New Year Spectacular 2020: Northside Branch Library, Santa Clara. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. For all ages. Eventbrite registration is required.
  • Northside Police Substation Open House: 3992 Rivermark Parkway, Santa Clara. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. The Open House will include a tour of the Substation and displays of police equipment, including a patrol car, bicycle, motorcycle and armored rescue vehicle. For more information, call 408-615-4744.
  • Niners Playoff Watch Party: Northside Branch Library, Santa Clara. 1:30 – 4 p.m. For All Ages. Eventbrite registration is required.
  • Steinway Society – The Bay Area presents Alessio Bax And Lucille Chung (Piano concert): Hammer Theatre Center — 101 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose. 7:30 p.m.  Pre-concert lecture (6:45 p.m.). Meet-the-artists time follows the concerts. Single Tickets: $40 – $60. Senior/Student Discounts Available. Student Rush $10, 30 minutes prior to the performance.  www.steinwaysociety.com or 408-300-5635.

 

Sunday, January 12

  • 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. More info.

 

Monday, January 13

  • Preschool Explorations Fair: Northside Branch Library, Santa Clara. 6 – 8 p.m. Parents are invited to drop in and learn about different preschools in Santa Clara and surrounding areas. Local preschool directors and teachers will be onsite to answer your questions.
  • Sunnyvale Planning Commission Meeting: Sunnyvale City Hall. 7 p.m.

 

Tuesday, January 14

  • Mini Food Madness: Sunnyvale Public Library. 4 – 5 p.m. Design adorably miniture models of your favorite foods in clay, and bake them into lasting keepsakes. For children ages 8 and up. While supplies last.
  • Santa Clara City Council and Stadium Authority Meeting: Santa Clara City Hall. 3 p.m.

 

Wednesday, January 15

 

Reoccurring Events

  • Evil Dead The Musical: San Jose Stage Company — 490 S 1st St, San Jose. Jan. 2 – 18. Tickets: $30 – $35 at http://www.evildeadtickets.com/.
  • November 22 – January 20 – Winter Ice Rink: Downtown Sunnyvale. www.citylinesunnyvale.com/icerink/
  • November 16 – January 26 – Judy Shintani Art Exhibit: Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara. Through January 26 every day except Mondays and holidays.
  • November 1 – January 24 – Ken Gonzales-Day: Edward M. Dowd Art and Art History Building, Santa Clara University. The exhibit runs Nov. 1 – Jan. 24 with interruptions.
  • 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.

 

More Events:

  • Thursday, January 16 – Santa Clara Unified School District Regular School Board Meeting: SCUSD Office. 6:30 p.m.
  • January 16 – 17 – Charisma 2020: Fess Parker Studio, Santa Clara University. Jan. 16 – 17. Members of the Charisma group reflect on their lives in an intense exploration of spirituality and the arts that combines art, music, dance and the spoken word. Tickets: $9 at scupresents.org
  • 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.
  • Saturday, January 18 – Annual Sunnyvale Rotary Crab Feed Fundraiser: 1133 W. Washington Avenue in Sunnyvale. 5 – 7:30 p.m. Menu includes crab, pasta, salad, and bread. Available for purchase are beer, wine, water, and soda, plus a bake sale. Donation per ticket is $65 for adults 13 and over, $30 for children 8-12, free for children 7 and under. $30 is tax deductible. Contact Michelle Lewis for information at 408-921-1200. Make checks payable to Sunnyvale Rotary Foundation.
  • Sunday, January 19 – California Concerto Festival for Amateur Pianists: West Valley College Theatre, Saratoga. 2 p.m. Tickets: $10 – $20 at www.californiaconcerto.org.
  • January 24 – 25 – Department of Music, Stanford University presents One Touch of Venus: Dinkelspiel Auditorium — 471 Lagunita Dr., Stanford. Jan. 24 – 25 Tickets: $18 – $28 at https://sto.stanfordtickets.org/dom19-20/one-touch-of-venus-friday-evening.
  • Sunday, January 26 – Saratoga Symphony Concert: McAfee Center — 20300 Herriman Ave., Saratoga. 3 p.m. Free concert, with donations appreciated. www.saratogasymphony.com
  • Monday, January 27 – The Oshman Family JCC presents ‘Life Will Smile’ Movie Screening: Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall (Bldg F) — 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Tickets: $10 at https://www.paloaltojcc.org/smile.
  • February 5 – March 15 – San Jose Stage Company presents Chicago: 490 South 1st St., San Jose. Feb. 5 – March 15. Tickets: TBD at https://www.thestage.org/.
  • Friday, February 7 – 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 – 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.
  • 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 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/.

 

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