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In the Valley this Week: September 19 – 25

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, September 19

  • Magical Bridge Playground Kick-Off: Amphitheater — 909 Kiely Blvd., Santa Clara. 10 a.m.
  • Meeting Regarding Agnews Campus: Montague Elementary School, Multipurpose Room. 6 – 7 p.m. Attend a session for a full project update and to share your feedback.
  • Pedestrian Public Draft Plan Community Meeting: Mission Branch Library — 1098 Lexington St., Santa Clara. 6 – 7 p.m.
  • Journeys – How Immigrants Made a Home in San José: San José Museum of Art — 110 S Market St., San Jose. 6 – 8 p.m. Tickets: $5 after 5pm. sjmusart.org
  • Charter Review Listening Session: Machado Park Building, Santa Clara. 6:30 p.m.
  • Sunnyvale Community Players present Jekyll & Hyde: Sunnyvale Theatre — 550 E. Remington Dr., Sunnyvale. Sept. 14 – Oct. 6. Tickets: $32 – $38 sunnyvaleplayers.org
  • Palo Alto Players presents new American musical Bright Star: Lucie Stern Theater — 1305 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto. Sept. 14 – 29. Tickets: $34 – $49 paplayers.org or 650-329-0891.
  • Theatreworks Silicon Valley Presents The 39 Steps: Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts — 500 Castro St., Mountain View. Aug. 21 – Sept. 22. Tickets: $30 – $100 theatreworks.org or 650-463-1960

 

Friday, September 20

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Saturday, September 21

  • Nationwide Coastal Cleanup Day: Volunteer locations vary and are nationwide. Local event: cleanacreek.org/upcoming-events/
  • Annual Fall Seed Swap: First Presbyterian Church — 2499 Homestead Rd., Santa Clara. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bring your saved seed and any plans/questions you have for your fall planting. A free, kid friendly event.
  • Charter Review Committee Public Input Session: Northside Branch Library, Community Room — 695 Moreland Way, Santa Clara. 12 – 2 p.m.
  • Oktoberfest: Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara. 1 – 4 p.m. An afternoon of beer, food games and more. Music by Schwabenland German Band. All proceeds from this fundraiser benefit the Triton Museum of Art. Free event with beer and food available for sale.
  • The Mirror Ball: San José Museum of Art — 110 S Market St., San Jose. 9 – 12 p.m. Ticket: $100.  https://sjmusart.org/the-mirror-ball-2019
  • The Frieda Ann Murphy Memorial Concert with Jon Nakamatsu: Mcafee Performing Arts Center — 20300 Herriman Ave., Saratoga. 7:30 p.m. Pre-concert lecture (6:45 p.m.). Meet-the-artist time follows the concerts. Tickets: $40 – $60 www.steinwaysociety.com or 408-990-0872
  • Vudu Movie Nights: Plaza del Sol. Usually 5:30 – 9:30 p.m., showtime at sunset. Every Saturday, Sept. 21 and 28. Free event.

 

Sunday, September 22

  • Rosh Hashana Children’s Workshop: Chabad Santa Clara — 2043 Pruneridge Ave., Santa Clara. 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. RSVP online:
    https://www.jewishclara.com/events-1/childrens-rosh-hashana-workshop
  • Antique Autos: History Park San José — 1650 Senter Rd., San Jose. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. In addition to many antique vehicles, there will be participation by the Early Day Gas and Tractor Association, displays of Early Crafts and Antique Collectibles, a Dixieland Band, singers, dancers, blacksmith shop demos, trolley rides, History San José Open Houses, kids’ activities, food and more. Tickets: $5
    www.historysanjose.org

 

Monday, September 23

  • Sunnyvale Planning Commission: Council Chambers. Study Session at 6:30 p.m. & Public Hearing at 7 p.m.
  • Falls Prevention Awareness Day: Santa Clara Senior Center — 1303 Fremont St., Santa Clara. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Come to the Health & Wellness Program Office for some helpful information and resources.

 

Tuesday, September 24

  • Sunnyvale City Council: Council Chambers. Study Session at 6 p.m. & Regular Meeting at 7 p.m.
  • Santa Clara City Council & Stadium Authority Meeting: City Hall Council Chambers. 7 p.m.

 

Wednesday, September 25

  • Brown Bag Lunch with Sonia Dhami of the Sikh Foundation: Triton Museum of Art. 12 – 12:45 p.m. Bring your lunch and hear from Sonia Dhami on the groundbreaking exhibition, Expressions of Divinity. Free event.
  • Family Harvest Food Giveaway Program: Columbia Neighborhood Center — 785 Morse Ave., Sunnyvale. 3 – 4 p.m. A food distribution program for families that meet the income requirements and have at least one child under 26 years old living at home. Registration is required: 408-730-7800. Happens the 4th Wednesday of each month, except Nov. 20 and Dec. 18 due to the holidays.
  • Santa Clara Planning Commission Meeting: City Hall Council Chambers. 6 p.m.
  • Meeting Regarding Agnews Campus: Hughes Elementary School, Multipurpose Room. 6 – 7 p.m. Attend a session for a full project update and to share your feedback.

 

More Events:

  • Thursday, September 26 – Santa Clara Police Department Talk and Tour: Santa Clara Police Station. 7 – 9 p.m. This program is for adults only. Due to space, an RSVP is required. RSVP’s are accepted by calling (408)615-4892 or emailing cmcdowell@santaclaraca.gov
  • Thursday, September 26 – Charter Review Committee Public Input Session: Mission Branch Library — 1098 Lexington St., Santa Clara. 7 p.m. The meeting will be livestreamed on the City Facebook page and YouTube channel.
  • Saturday, September 28 – Santa Clara Parade of Champions: Downtown Santa Clara. www.scparadeofchampions.org
  • Saturday, September 28 – JW House 11th Anniversary Celebration: JW House — 3850 Homestead Rd., Santa Clara. 2 – 4 p.m. Register on Eventbrite.
  • September 28 & 29 – Los Lupeños de San José GALA Concerts: Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater — 1700 Alum Rock Ave., San Jose. Tickets: $25 – $100 https://gala.brownpapertickets.com/
  • Wednesday, October 2 – National Coffee with a Cop Day: Location TBD. 8 a.m.
  • October 2 – November 3 – The Stage Presents The Rocky Horror Show: San Jose Stage Company — 490 South 1st St., San Jose. Tickets: $22 – $60 www.thestage.org
  • October 3 – 6 – Hammer Theatre Center presents the National Theatre Live screening of Hamlet, starring Benedict Cumberbatch: Hammer Theatre Center — 101 Paseo De San Antonio, San Jose. Tickets: $13 – $20 www.hammertheatre.com or call (408) 924-8501.
  • Saturday, October 5 – Faculty Recital featuring Hans Boepple: Santa Clara University Music Recital Hall. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $12 – $22 http://scupresents.org/
  • October 5 & 6 – Symphony Silicon Valley presents Peacock Variations & Tchaikovsky: California Theatre — 345 S. First St., San Jose. Tickets: $50 – $98 www.symphonysiliconvalley.org or 408-286-2600
  • Sunday, October 6 – Unlock Inspiration with Starting Arts: Corinthian Grand Ballroom — 196 N. 3rd St., San Jose. 3 – 6 p.m. Tickets: $150 UnlockSA.eventbrite.com  
  • Sunday, October 6 – Winchester Orchestra presents A Music Lover’s Feast: Lincoln Glen Church — 2700 Booksin Ave., San Jose. 7 – 9 p.m. Tickets: $10 – $20 www.lincolnglen.org
  • Sunday, October 6 – Saratoga Symphony Concert presents “Kids Rule”: McAfee Center — 20300 Herriman Ave., Saratoga. 3 p.m. FREE concert, with donations appreciated. No tickets are needed,  open seating  www.saratogasymphony.com
  • Thursday, October 10 – Rush Hour Concert featuring Tony Rivera: Santa Clara University Music Recital Hall 5:30 p.m. Free event. http://scupresents.org/
  • Friday, October 11 – 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.
  • Sunday, October 13 – 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: $150 per person is until Sept. 25, then increase to $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.
  • 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 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
  • 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: TBD https://sunnyvaleplayers.org/
  • 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
  • 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

 

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