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In the Valley this Week: September 5 – 11

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 5

  • Santa Clara City Council Session on Governance: Central Park Library — Redwood Room. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Envisioning El Camino: Central Park Library — Margie Edinger Room. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Questions: envisioningelcamino@gmail.com
  • Broad Comedy: Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. 7:30 p.m. For ages 18+. Tickets: $28 – $53 mvcpa.com or 650-903-6000
  • Hillbarn Theatre Presents Anything Goes: Hillbarn Theatre — 1285 East Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City. Aug. 29 – Sept. 15. Tickets $37 – $60 www.hillbarntheatre.org or call 650-349-6411 ext. 2.
  • The Pear Theatre Presents An Ideal Husband: Pear Theatre — 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View. Aug. 22 – Sept 15. Tickets: $15 – $35 www.thepear.org or call 650-254-1148.
  • 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 call 650-463-1960

 

Friday, September 6

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  • Facebook First Fridays Teacher Appreciation Night: San José Museum of Art — 110 S Market St., San Jose. 5 – 10 p.m. Free event. sjmusart.org
  • Winchester Mystery House Presents Unhinged: 525 S. Winchester Blvd., San Jose. Sept. 6 – Nov. 2. Tickets: $44 – $54 winchesterunhinged.com

 

Saturday, September 7

  • Annual Yard Sale: Harris Lass Museum — 1889 Market St., Santa Clara. 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Museum members will be selling their antiques for a bargain. For more information, visit www.harrislass.org and click on the ‘Annual Yard Sale’ tab. You may also leave a query on the Museum’s message line at 408-249-7905.
  • Connecting Generations Age Friendly Celebration: Columbia Park — 739 Morse Ave., Sunnyvale. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. A day of activities and games, arts and crafts, music and line dancing, and a BBQ lunch. Free event for all ages.
  • Compost Basics: San Tomas and Monore Street Community Garden and Park — 2380 Monroe St., Santa Clara. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Register: http://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=26120
  • Mountain View Chamber of Commerce presents 48th Mountain View Art & Wine Festival: Castro Street, Mountain View. Sept. 7 – 8. Saturday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Free Admission. http://mountainview.miramarevents.com/
  • Makers Market in the Park: Santana Row. 12 – 7 p.m. Free monthly event.
  • Vudu Movie Nights: Plaza del Sol. Usually 5:30 – 9:30 p.m., showtime at sunset. Every Saturday, Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28. Free event.
  • 2019 SVIEF: Santa Clara Convention Center. Sept. 7 – 8. Tickets: Starting at $100. org

 

Sunday, September 8

 

Monday, September 9

  • Sunnyvale Planning Commission Meeting: Council Chambers, Sunnyvale. 7 p.m.
  • Sunnyvale Special City Council Meeting: Council Chambers, Sunnyvale. 7 p.m.

 

Tuesday, September 10

  • Mommy & Me and Daddies Too Free Kids Club Fall Festival: Santana Row. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. The Mommy & Me and Daddies Too is a free kids’ club held on the second Tuesday of every month from May through December.
  • Kaleidoscope of Classical Indian Dances: Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall — 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 12 – 1:30 p.m. Tickets: $25 at the door http://www.paloaltojcc.org
  • Back to School Bash Wine Stroll to Benefit the Silicon Valley Education Foundation: Santana Row — 377 Santana Row, San Jose. 6 – 9 p.m. Tickets: $40 http://www.santanarow.com/events/back-to-school-bash-wine-stroll-to-benefit-svef
  • Mindful Eating: Library Program Room — 665 W. Olive Ave., Sunnyvale. 6 – 7:30 p.m. Join Registered Dietician, Dorothea Michalik, for a discussion about how eating mindfully can help you calm down and focus on the present.
  • An Evening with Cookbook Author Adeena Sussman:  Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall — 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 7:30 – 9 p.m. Tickets: $30  https://www.paloaltojcc.org/sussman

 

Wednesday, September 11

  • 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.
  • Avian Ecology of the San Francisco Bay: Library Program Room — 665 W. Olive Ave., Sunnyvale. 7 – 8 p.m. Join Yiwei Wang, Executive Director of the San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory, for a presentation on local bird populations.

 

More Events:

  • Thursday, September 12 – The Magical Bridge Premier Screening: Options For All Film & Media Studio — 1243 Reamwood Ave., Sunnyvale. 4 – 6 p.m. Free event. Register on Eventbrite.
  • September 13 – 14 – Guggenheim Entertainment presents One Woman Sex and The City A Parody of Love, Friendship & Shoes: 3Below Theaters & Lounge — 288 S. Second St., San Jose. Validated parking in the garage directly above the venue. Tickets: $35 – $45 www.3Belowtheaters.com or 408-404-7711
  • Saturday, September 14 – American Legion Post 419 Presents Surf City Dinner and Dance: 958 Homestead Rd., Santa Clara. 5 p.m. Tickets: $25 each or 2 for $45 (advance tickets only) 408-244-3050
  • Saturday, September 14 – State of the City: Murphy Avenue, Sunnyvale. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • September 14 – 15 – Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival: Central Park, Santa Clara. http://santaclaraca.gov/visitors/art-wine-festival-3746
  • September 14 – 29 – Palo Alto Players presents new American musical Bright Star: Lucie Stern Theater — 1305 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto. Tickets: $34 – $49 paplayers.org or call 650-329-0891.
  • Sunday, September 15 – PAL Classic Car Show: Murphy Avenue, Sunnyvale. 7 – 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 18 – Chanticleer presents Trade Winds: Mission Santa Clara — 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara. 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Tickets: $10 – $62 https://www.cityboxoffice.com/ordertickets.asp?p=11064
  • Wednesday, September 18 – Cirque Mei: Oshman Family JCC, Schultz Cultural Arts Hall — 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 7:30 p.m. Tickets in advance: $30 – $45. Tickets at the door: $35 – $55. More information: www.paloaltojcc.org/cirquemei or call (650) 223-8649.
  • Thursday, September 19 – Journeys – How Immigrants Made a Home in San José: San José Museum of Art — 110 S Market St., San Jose. 6 – 8 p.m. $5 after 5pm. sjmusart.org
  • 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/
  • Saturday, September 21 – Nationwide Coastal Cleanup Day: Volunteer locations vary and are nationwide. Local event: https://cleanacreek.org/upcoming-events/
  • Saturday, September 21 – 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
  • Saturday, September 21 – 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.
  • Saturday, September 21 – Charter Review Committee Public Input Session: Northside Branch Library, Community Room — 695 Moreland Way, Santa Clara. 12 – 2 p.m.
  • 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/
  • 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/
  • 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  
  • 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.
  • Monday, October 14 – Sunnyvale Rotary Golf Tournament: Spring Valley Golf Course — 3441 Calaveras Rd., Milpitas. 10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. They are looking for golfers and sponsors. If you get a hole in one you could win a Toyota car or truck thanks to Sunnyvale Toyota. Registration fee: $150 per person is until Sept. 25, then increase to $200 per person. Golfer registration inquiries may contact brvickrey@gmail.com or fs939@aol.com. Contact vorreiter2@aol.com about sponsorship opportunities. Money raised benefits Sunnyvale Community Services, Sunnyvale Homeless Shelters, and the literacy programs at Sunnyvale School District schools. For more information visit sunnyvalerotary.org.
  • 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.
  • 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 25 – November 16 – The Santa Clara Players Present The Odd Couple (Female Version) Tickets: TBD santaclaraplayers.org

 

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