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In the Valley this Week: October 10 – 16

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, October 10

  • Mission College’s Annual Mental Health & Student Services Fair: Gillmor Center — 3000 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Rush Hour Concert featuring Tony Rivera: Santa Clara University Music Recital Hall 5:30 p.m. Free event. http://scupresents.org/
  • Sunnyvale Community Meeting Regarding Caltrain Electrification in Sunnyvale: Washington Park — 840 West Washington Ave., Sunnyvale. www.CalMod.org. 6 – 7 p.m.
  • Santa Clara Unified School District Board of Trustees Meeting: 1889 Lawrence Rd., Santa Clara. 7 p.m.
  • Halloween Costume Swap Collection: Columbia Neighborhood Center — 785 Morse Ave., Sunnyvale. Oct. 1 – 15. M-F, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Second drop-off location – Sunnyvale Community Services — 725 Kifer Rd., M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Accepting clean, gently used children’s costumes and accessories.
  • Expressions of Divinity – Contemporary Sikh Art Exhibit: Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara. Through Nov. 3, every day except Mondays.
  • Unbound – The Art of Deterioration: Santa Clara University’s de Saisset Museum. Oct. 4 – Dec. 6 with interruptions.
  • Making an Impression – Printmaking Possibilities: Santa Clara University’s de Saisset Museum. Oct. 4 – June 13 with interruptions.
  • The Stage Presents The Rocky Horror Show: San Jose Stage Company — 490 South 1st St., San Jose. Oct. 2 – Nov. 3. Tickets: $22 – $60 www.thestage.org

 

Friday, October 11

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  • Ridin’ the West Reception/Artist Talk: Dowd Lobby, Santa Clara University. 5 p.m. More info.
  • Hammer Theatre Center presents Joshua Radin and The Weepies on their Sirius XM Coffee House Tour: Hammer Theatre Center — 101 Paseo De San Antonio, San Jose. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $25 – $35 www.hammertheatre.com or call 408-924-8501.
  • Ives Collective Fall Concert: St. Marks Episcopal Church: 600 Colorado, Palo Alto. 7:30 -9:30 p.m. Tickets: $20 – $25 http://ivescollective.org/buy-tickets/
  • Halloween Haunt: California’s Great America, Santa Clara. Select Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights from Sept. 27 – Nov. 2, including Halloween Night. www.cagreatamerica.com
  • Unhinged: Winchester Mystery House — 525 S. Winchester Blvd., San Jose. Sept. 6 – Nov. 2. Tickets: $44 – $54 winchesterunhinged.com
  • A Gentleman’s Guide To Love And Murder: South Bay Musical Theatre — 13777 Fruitvale Ave., Saratoga. Sept. 28 – Oct. 19. Tickets: $20 – $39 https://www.southbaymt.com

 

Saturday, October 12

  • Complimentary First Time Home Buyer Seminar: Bank of America — 3075 Hansen Way, Palo Alto. 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Library Comic Con: Central Park Library, Santa Clara. 10 a.m. More info.
  • Community Day Festival: The de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University. 12 – 3 p.m. Festivities are designed for all ages and include hands-on artmaking activities, games, demonstrations, performances, a photo booth, an art scavenger hunt, and more.
  • Floboe Production Studio – Latin American Vacation: Community School of Music and Arts230 San Antonio Cr., Mountain View. 7:30 p.m. (Seating is first-come, first-served. Doors open at 7 p.m.) Free and open to the public. www.arts4all.org; 650-917-6800, ext 305

 

Sunday, October 13

  • Day on the Bay Festival: Alviso Marina County Park — 1195 Hope St., Alviso. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Second Sunday Monthly Garden Share: Everett N. “Eddie” Souza Park & Community Garden — 2380 Monroe St., Santa Clara. 2 – 3 p.m. Special Highlight: Cover Crops.
  • Carnatic Music Concert: Library Program Room, Sunnyvale. 4 – 5 p.m. Two local Sunnyvale musicians will be playing traditional South Indian music on the violin and the mridangam, a classical drum. All ages welcome.
  • First Impressions: Santa Clara University Recital Hall — 952 Franklin St., Santa Clara. 7 p.m. Tickets $10 – $70 https://sjco.org/concerts-events/

 

Monday, October 14

  • Sunnyvale Rotary Golf Tournament: Spring Valley Golf Course — 3441 Calaveras Rd., Milpitas. 10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. Cost: $200 per person, includes golf, cart, lunch, and banquet. Golfer online registration: sunnyvalerotary.org. Money raised benefits Sunnyvale Community Services, Sunnyvale Homeless Shelters, and the literacy programs at Sunnyvale School District schools.
  • Sunnyvale Planning Commission Meeting: City Hall Council Chambers. 6 p.m.
  • Are We Alone in the Universe?: Library Program Room, Sunnyvale. 7 – 8 p.m. Join Dr. Seth Shostak, Senior Astronomer with the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Institute, for a discussion on the possibility of discovering sophisticated civilizations much like our own.

 

Tuesday, October 15

  • Art Night with Rangoli-Inspired Designs: Library Program Room, Sunnyvale. 6 – 8 p.m. All supplies will be provided, no experience necessary. Limited seats. For adults only. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Paper Mâché Skulls: Northside Branch Library, Santa Clara. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. For adults only. Eventbrite registration is required. 

 

Wednesday, October 16

  • Music@Noon with Dave Meder: Music Recital Hall, Santa Clara University. 12 p.m.
  • Day of the Dead at the Library: Program Room, Sunnyvale. 5 – 6 p.m. Take part in the creation of the Library’s Community Ofrenda. Bring a photo of a loved one to honor them in this special holiday. Children will have an opportunity to decorate their own skull. For ages 6+. While supplies last. Registration is not required.
  • Roll Red Roll Film Screening: Music Recital Hall, Santa Clara University. 7:30 p.m. Free. More info.

 

More Events:

  • Thursday, October 17 – Charter Review Committee Public Input Session – Northside Branch Library, Community Room — 695 Moreland Way, Santa Clara. 7 p.m. The meeting will be livestreamed on the City Facebook page and YouTube channel.
  • October 17 – 20 – Pacific International Quilt Festival: Santa Clara Convention Center. Tickets: $13 – $15 www.quiltfest.com
  • October 17 – November 10 – Guggenheim Entertainment presents Nine: 3Below Theaters & Lounge — 288 South 2nd St., San Jose. Tickets: $36 – $54 www.3Belowtheaters.com or 408-404-7711.
  • Friday, October 18 – The Halloween Costume Swap: San Miguel Family Resource Center, Room K-5 — 777 San Miguel Ave., Sunnyvale. 2 – 4:30 p.m. Children’s costumes only. First come, first served while supplies last. Limit one per child. For more information, contact 408-730-7800.
  • Friday, October 18 – Santa Clara Chorale presents Invocation and Dance: Santa Clara Mission. 8 p.m. Tickets: $12 – $39 https://www.scc.org/concerts.html
  • October 18 & 19 – SJCO with sjDANCEco: California Theatre — 345 South First St., San Jose. 8 p.m. Tickets $10 – $70 https://sjco.org/concerts-events/
  • October 18 – November 10 – Pear Theatre Presents SWEAT by Lynn Nottage: Pear Theatre — 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View. Tickets: $35 www.thepear.org or 650-254-1148.
  • Saturday, October 19 – Diwali Celebration: Sunnyvale Senior Center — 550 E Remington Dr., Sunnyvale. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. There will be live music, dance performances, henna, crafts and food trucks. More info.
  • Saturday, October 19 – KITKA Women’s Vocal Ensemble presents Kitka & Hasmik Harutyunyan / Gorani – Love Songs to Lost Homelands: Hammer Theatre Center — 101 Paseo De San Antonio, San Jose. 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Tickets: Free & $5 parking. https://hammertheatre.com/event/kitka-womens-vocal-ensemble-hasmik-harutyunyan/
  • Saturday, October 19 – Rebuilding Day: Volunteer sign-ups are now open for Fall Rebuilding Day. No experience is necessary. Follow this link to volunteer.
  • October 19 – 20 – Diwali Festival of Lights: Children’s Discovery Museum — 180 Woz Way, San Jose. Included with Museum admission. https://www.cdm.org/
  • Sunday, October 20 – Opening Reception of Our Community Prepares – Acts of Nature, Then and Now: Los Altos History Museum — 51 S San Antonio Rd., Los Altos. 2 – 5 p.m. Runs October 17 – January 19.
  • October 22 – 27 – Jesus Christ Superstar: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets: $43+ broadwaysanjose.com
  • October 25 – November 16 – The Santa Clara Players Present The Odd Couple (Female Version) Tickets: TBD santaclaraplayers.org
  • Saturday, October 26 – Family Fall Fest: Columbia Neighborhood Center — 785 Morse Ave., Sunnyvale. 2 – 5 p.m. Questions: 408-730-7800. More info.
  • October 26 – 27 – 3rd Annual Trick or Treat Trail: Winchester Mystery House, San Jose. 12 – 4 p.m. More details TBD. https://winchestermysteryhouse.com/annual_events/
  • October 26 – November 10 – Sunnyvale Community Players present Urinetown The Musical: Sunnyvale Theatre — 550 E. Remington Dr., Sunnyvale. Tickets: $32 – $38 https://sunnyvaleplayers.org/
  • October 26 – 27 – Symphony Silicon Valley presents Partners & Dances: The California Theatre — 345 South First St., San Jose. Tickets: $50 – $98 www.symphonysiliconvalley.org or 408-286-2600
  • Sunday, October 27 – Sunnyvale Pet Parade and Halloween Family Event: Historic Murphy Avenue, Sunnyvale. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Dress up your kids and pets for a festive parade. Proceeds from the Pet Parade will go towards funding a K-9 memorial dedicated to Jax, who was killed in the line of duty. This event is free but registration is required: www.sunnyvalepetparade.com
  • Sunday, October 27 – Steinway Society The Bay Area presents Anna Dmytrenko: Hammer Theatre Center — 101 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose. 2:30 p.m. Pre-concert lecture (1:45 p.m.). Meet-the-artist time follows the concerts. Tickets: $40 – $60. www.steinwaysociety.com or 408-990-0872
  • Thursday, October 31 – Children’s Halloween Party: Youth Activity Center (YAC), Santa Clara. 3 – 6 p.m. For all families and K-5th grade trick or treaters. The event is free for all attendees and will feature carnival games, a pumpkin walk, live entertainment, inflatable jumpers, arts & crafts, food and drinks. Kids are encouraged to dress up and are welcome to enter the Annual Halloween Costume Contest. More Info.
  • November 1 – 3 – Blue Man Group: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets: $48+ broadwaysanjose.com
  • Sunday, November 3 – Cellissimi: San José City Hall Rotunda — 200 E. Santa Clara St., San José. Tickets $10 – $70 https://sjco.org/concerts-events/
  • November 12 – 17 – Miss Saigon: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets: $38+ broadwaysanjose.com
  • November 20 – December 15 – The San Jose Stage Company Presents The Humans: 490 S. 1st St., San Jose. Tickets: TBD www.thestage.org
  • November 22 – January 20 – Winter Ice Rink: Downtown Sunnyvale.

 

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