Starting Arts’ production of Pippin presented by Dream Team: Thursday, Jan. 12th – Sunday, Jan. 15th- Heir to the Frankish throne, the young prince Pippin is in search of the secret to true happiness and fulfillment. He seeks it in the glories of the battlefield, the temptations of the flesh and the intrigues of political power (after disposing of his father, King Charlemagne the Great). In the end, though, Pippin finds that happiness lies not in extraordinary endeavors, but rather in the ordinary moments that happen every day. Thursday 7 p.m., Friday 7 p.m., Saturday 3 p.m. & 7 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. & 5 p.m.. Student tickets (8th grade and under) $10, Adult tickets $15. Register on Eventbrite. Santa Clara High School – 3000 Benton Street, Santa Clara.
Sunset Cinema Movie- Storks: Friday, Jan. 13th, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.- Join the library for an afterhours family movie. Bring snacks and enjoy the movie. Light refreshments will be sold. Space is limited. This is a joint program between the City of Santa Clara Library and Parks and Recreation. For more information, please call (408) 615-3740. Register at https://sunsetcinemastorks.eventbrite.com. Central Park Library – Redwood Room 2635 Homestead Road, Santa Clara.
2017 Block Kids Contest: Saturday, Jan. 14th, 12:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.- The National Association of Women In Construction (NAWIC) hosts their annual Block Kids Building Program for 1st-6th Graders. This is a national building program competition which introduces children to the construction industry in an effort to create an awareness and promote an interest in future careers in one of the many facets of the industry. The competition involves the construction of various structures with interlocking blocks, and three of the following items: a small rock, string, foil and poster board. Local winners are advanced to a regional competition, and one semi-finalist from each region is entered in the National Program competition. National prizes are awarded to the top three projects. For children in 1st through 6th Grade only. There are a limited number of spaces available. Please register at Eventbrite. Central Park Library – Redwood Room 2635 Homestead Road, Santa Clara.