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May 2012 Calendar

Ongoing – Farmers Market Every Saturday morning The Downtown Santa Clara Farmers Market continues its popular year-round engagement every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Jackson Street between Benton and Homestead. Each season brings in new crops of fruits and vegetables. Check out colorful bouquets of cut flowers for your home, or plants for your patio and garden. Call 408-241-1281 for more information.

Ongoing – Did you know Superman was a foster child?
That’s right! And having caring individuals who took him into their home made all the difference! Bill Wilson Center is seeking foster parents for 12 y/o David. Removed from an unsafe home, he’s been through a lot. Needs guidance and love to thrive. Contact 888-922-5437 or inquiries@billwilsoncenter.org to learn more. No obligation informational meetings first Thursday each month, 6-8pm, 1671 The Alameda Suite 201, SJ.

May 17 – FREE Fashion Show Benefiting Santa Clara Schools Foundation 7 p.m. Mission City Center for Performing Arts Center at Wilcox
Several local students will fashion attire created by them in local classrooms, with jewelry accompaniments by Stella and Dot Jewelry. Following the fashion show, the jewelry will be available for purchase, with a percentage of sales being donated to Santa Clara Schools Foundation.

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May 19 – Friends of the Library Book Sale Add to your private book collection, find a bargain and support the Santa Clara City Library. The Friends of the Library Book Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Central Park Library Cedar Room, 2635 Homestead Road. Visit lovethelibrary.org for more information about the Santa Clara City Library Foundation and Friends or call 408-615-2936.

May 28 – Santa Clara Aquamaids Synchronized Swimming Exhibition
The renowned Santa Clara Aquamaids will take to the pool for a Synchronized Swimming Exhibition at the George F. Haines International Swim Center.

May 31 through June 3 – Santa Clara International Grand Prix Swim Meet
The USA Swimming Grand Prix Series wraps up in Northern California once again at the George F. Haines International Swim Center. This is a major tune-up for the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games. For more information, visit http://www.usaswimming.org/DesktopDefault.aspx?TabId=2062&Alias=Rainbow&Lang=en

June 10 – Tea & Fashion Show
The lovely, shaded garden of the Harris-Lass Historic Museum at 1889 Market St. will be the setting for an Afternoon Tea & Vintage Fashion Show from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, 2012. Guests will be served tea, scones, finger sandwiches, fruit and pastries, and will enjoy a vintage hat and fashion show. Attendees will also receive a pass to return at a later date for a private tour of the beautifully appointed Harris-Lass House. Tickets for this fundraiser are $25 in advance. Purchase early as seating is limited. Please contact Maria at 408-246-3822 for more information or to reserve tickets for this fun event. Or leave an inquiry on the message line of the Harris-Lass House Museum at 408-249-7905.

June 20 – Concerts in the Park Season Begins With Legally Blues 6:30 p.m.
The City of Santa Clara’s Concerts in the Park series offers free performances on two Wednesday evenings and seven Sunday afternoons at Central Park Pavilion. The series is sponsored by the City’s Cultural Advisory Commission. For more information, call 615-2210. Central Park is located at 909 Kiely Boulevard (between Homestead Road and Benton Street).

 

June 26 – PACIFIC PROCESSION – An Evening of Spectacular Music Performances featuring host Santa Clara Vanguard, Phantom Regiment, Boston Crusaders, Pacific Crest, and Blue Devils
The Excitement of Drum Corps returns to Santa Clara for “PACIFIC PROCESSION, An Evening of Spectacular Music Performances.” Scheduled to perform are the Santa Clara Vanguard and Vanguard Cadets, Phanton Regiment, Rockford, Illinois; Boston Crusaders, Boston, MA; Pacific Crest, Diamond Bar, CA; and Blue Devils B, Concord, CA. Performances begin at 6:00 p.m. at Santa Clara High School Stadium, 3000 Benton St. Tix: $20 in advance; $25 at gate. Group rates available. For more information, visit http://www.scvanguard.org/ or call (408) 727-5532 x 18.

June 27 – Concerts in the Park – Tom Rigney & Flambeau 6:30 p.m.
The City of Santa Clara’s Concerts in the Park series offers free performances on two Wednesday evenings and seven Sunday afternoons at Central Park Pavilion. The series is sponsored by the City’s Cultural Advisory Commission. For more information, call 615-2210. Central Park is located at 909 Kiely Boulevard (between Homestead Road and Benton Street).

July 8 – Concerts in the Park – Fog City Stompers – New Orleans Jazz 2:30 p.m.
The City of Santa Clara’s Concerts in the Park series offers free performances on two Wednesday evenings and seven Sunday afternoons at Central Park Pavilion. The series is sponsored by the City’s Cultural Advisory Commission. For more information, call 615-2210. Central Park is located at 909 Kiely Boulevard (between Homestead Road and Benton Street).

July 13 – 2nd Annual “Celebrate Santa Clara”
Franklin Square 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and features live music, food booths, and more.

July 15 – Concerts in the Park Mission College Symphony – Symphony 2:30 p.m.
The City of Santa Clara’s Concerts in the Park series offers free performances on two Wednesday evenings and seven Sunday afternoons at Central Park Pavilion. The series is sponsored by the City’s Cultural Advisory Commission. For more information, call 615-2210. Central Park is located at 909 Kiely Boulevard (between Homestead Road and Benton Street).

July 22 – Concerts in the park – Sparkletones – Rock-n-Roll 2:30 p.m.
The City of Santa Clara’s Concerts in the Park series offers free performances on two Wednesday evenings and seven Sunday afternoons at Central Park Pavilion. The series is sponsored by the City’s Cultural Advisory Commission. For more information, call 615-2210. Central Park is located at 909 Kiely Boulevard (between Homestead Road and Benton Street).

July 24-26 – “Gulliver’s Travels” – Mission City Center for Performing Arts
“Many, many years ago there lived a man named Gulliver. The spirit of adventure burned deeply within him. He longed to sail the seven seas in ships with masts as high as the eye could see”. Join us as we bring this delightful adaptation of the classic Jonathan Swift novel to life in a hilarious and thoughtful musical for all ages. Location: Mission City Center for Performing Arts, 3250 Monroe St, corner of Calabazas. 7/24-26 at 7 p.m. Tix: $8 Adults, $5 Children (ages 18 and younger). For more information, visit http://santaclaraca.gov/index.aspx?page=239

July 29 – Concerts in the Park – Cool Under Pressure – Classic 2:30 p.m.
The City of Santa Clara’s Concerts in the Park series offers free performances on two Wednesday evenings and seven Sunday afternoons at Central Park Pavilion. The series is sponsored by the City’s Cultural Advisory Commission. For more information, call 615-2210. Central Park is located at 909 Kiely Boulevard (between Homestead Road and Benton Street).

August 5 – Concerts in the Park – Sidesaddle & Co. – Bluegrass 2:30 p.m.
The City of Santa Clara’s Concerts in the Park series offers free performances on two Wednesday evenings and seven Sunday afternoons at Central Park Pavilion. The series is sponsored by the City’s Cultural Advisory Commission. For more information, call 615-2210. Central Park is located at 909 Kiely Boulevard (between Homestead Road and Benton Street).

August 12 – Concerts in the Park – The 357’s – Classic/Pop Rock 2:30 p.m.
The City of Santa Clara’s Concerts in the Park series offers free performances on two Wednesday evenings and seven Sunday afternoons at Central Park Pavilion. The series is sponsored by the City’s Cultural Advisory Commission. For more information, call 615-2210. Central Park is located at 909 Kiely Boulevard (between Homestead Road and Benton Street)

August 19 – Concerts in the Park – Daze on the Green – Classic & 80’s Rock 2:30 p.m.
The City of Santa Clara’s Concerts in the Park series offers free performances on two Wednesday evenings and seven Sunday afternoons at Central Park Pavilion. The series is sponsored by the City’s Cultural Advisory Commission. For more information, call 615-2210. Central Park is located at 909 Kiely Boulevard (between Homestead Road and Benton Street).

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