Green Talk Lecture Tour Coming to Almaden Valley

"Green" Talk in Almaden ValleyLearn how to live a healthier, greener life. Will Chandler, Green Certified Professional and Founder of ecoProach, will share how being more “Green” will enhance your living environment, making it more efficient, eco-friendly, and healthy. “We could not be more excited to share our vast knowledge about Green living, energy auditing, and greening your home,” said Will Chandler.

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November 2010 Coupons for Almaden Valley Businesses

image: AccessAlmaden CouponsWe just updated the coupons page for the month of November 2010. Save on dining and services at local Almaden Valley businesses.

Floral Demonstration to Feature Bloomster’s Kren Rasmussen

[photo: bloomster's floral designs] Martino Interiors is hosting a floral demonstration event at its studio in Los Gatos. The event will feature Kren Rasmussen, founder of Bloomster’s Floral Designs in Almaden Valley. The event is free.

Kren will show you how to create striking floral arrangements and combine them with home accessories, creating beautiful vignettes and centerpieces.

Bloomster’s has been in Almaden Valley for more than 20 years, assisting interior designers with their floral and plant design projects, and providing unique floral designs and personal service to residents in Almaden Valley and the entire Bay Area.

The floral demonstration event is at Martino Interiors in Los Gatos on May 6, 2010 at 10:30am. Reservations are requested as seating is limited. To reserve your spot, call 408-354-9111 or email info@martinointeriors.com.

Presentation by Peter Contini, MD: Common Adolescent Injuries and Their Prevention

[photo: peter contini] B.E.S.T. Physical Therapy is hosting a free presentation on “Common Adolescent Injuries and Their Prevention.”

The presentation will be delivered by Dr. Peter Contini, MD of Almaden Pediatrics. If your child is active, you will not want to miss this special presentation.

All attendees will receive a coupon for a 10% discount to Sports Basement. One person will win a free two-week pass to B.E.S.T.’s Teen Core Class.

The presentation is at B.E.S.T. Physical Therapy in Almaden Valley on April 28, 2010 at 6:30pm. Call the B.E.S.T. office at 408-257-2225 to reserve your seats.

Positive Parenting Classes in Almaden Valley – Spring 2010

Almaden Valley Counseling Service (logo)Are you ready to STEP up to the challenge of parenting?

If so, join a seven-week parenting class based on the Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) model. Classes are for the parents of pre-school age, school age, and teenage children.

You will learn how to:

  • Build self-esteem and responsibility
  • Talk so children will listen and listen so children will talk
  • Implement discipline vs. punishment
  • Resolve conflicts so everyone wins

Classes are being held at the Almaden Valley Counseling Service agency. Classes begin April 29, 2010 and end June 10, 2010. Class is one night per week for seven weeks from 7:15pm to 9:15pm. The price is $125 per person or $175 per couple, including all materials.

Download the Positive Parenting Class Registration Form. For more information call 408-997-0200 or email staff@avcounseling.org.

$10 Off Oil Change and $10 Off Smog Check at Almaden Chevron

Almaden Chevron LogoSave $10 on your next oil change and an additional $10 on your next smog check at Almaden Chevron. Offers expire April 19, 2010. Coupons valid Monday through Saturday from 8:30am – 5pm only. Present the coupon before the work is performed. No appointments necessary. Get the coupons.

Almaden Chevron has been servicing Almaden Valley for 25 years. The Car Care Center offers a full range of preventive maintenance and repair services. All work is performed by ASE Certified Mechanics.

Free Solar Power Seminars by Akeena Solar – Spring 2010

Akeena SolarAkeena Solar is holding free educational solar power seminars in Almaden Valley. The following topics will be covered:

  • How a solar power system works
  • Residential solar system case study
  • Optimized solar energy photovoltaic system
  • Return on investment, rebates, incentives, and financial strategies
  • How to choose a solar power solution
  • Go solar now for as low as $1,000 down

The seminar is being held at UNWINED Wine Bar in Almaden Valley. Attend Tuesday, March 23, 2010 or Tuesday, April 6, 2010 from 7-8pm. Pre-register today: http://bit.ly/bbNYRy.

Retirement Investment Strategies Workshop in Almaden Valley

Delbar JahanianLearn strategies for managing your investments and achieving your financial goals during retirement. This free workshop will cover a variety of financial planning topics, including taxes, inflation, outliving your income, and portfolio management.

The workshop is being lead by Delbar Jahanian, CMFC and Financial Advisor, at Waddell & Reed in Campbell, CA.

The workshop is being held in Almaden Valley at the Almaden Library, Program Room. Tuesday, April 27, 2010 from 6:30pm-7:45pm.

Free Educational Solar Power Seminar in Almaden Valley

Akeena SolarAkeena Solar is holding a free educational solar power seminar in Almaden Valley. The following topics will be covered:

  • How a solar power system works
  • Residential solar system case study
  • Optimized solar energy photovoltaic system
  • Return on investment, rebates, incentives, and financial strategies
  • How to choose a solar power solution

The seminar is being held at UNWINED Wine Bar in Almaden Valley on Tuesday, March 9, 2010 from 7-8pm. More: http://bit.ly/bbNYRy.

Kitchen and Bath Seminar at Case Handyman and Remodeling

Kitchen and Bath Seminar at Case Handyman and Remodeling in Almaden Valley. Learn the differences between a custom remodel and simpler solutions to update the look-and-feel of your kitchen and baths. Saturday, 2/27/2010 from 10:00am – 11:30am. More: http://bit.ly/9S3oz7.