The Studio by Angi Grand Opening and Reception in Almaden Valley

logo: The Studio by AngiThe Studio by Angi is a new hair and skin salon, boutique, and espresso bar in Almaden Valley.

The salon offers the latest in hair design and rejuvenating skin treatments. The hair stylists and medical estheticians all have extensive background and expertise.

The boutique offers unique, affordable treasures from designer clothing and accessories to artisan home décor. The espresso bar offers eco-friendly coffees, gourmet sandwiches, and confectionary treats.

“Our goal is to offer Almaden Valley a hip, new design oriented hair and skin salon, coupled with a chic and trendy boutique. We want The Studio to be the ultimate experience,” says Krystal Woodworth, co-owner of The Studio and CEO of AngiUSA.

The Studio has an inviting atmosphere, from its Parisian-style street-front espresso bar to its creative and energetic ambiance that boasts a twist of stylish, “art-sy” décor, amazing artwork, and light and airy spaces adorned with ironwork and floor-to-ceiling windows, and great music.

The Studio’s official grand opening is Friday, May 20, 2011 from 10am-5pm, with a reception from 6-9pm. Special events are Saturday, May 21, 2011 from 10am-4pm. Guests will receive a personal tour of the salon, giveaways, wine tasting, and hors d’oeuvres. Plus an opportunity to enjoy free hair and skin consultations, preview new artists and designers, browse and shop.

The Studio is also promoting 20% discounts off all hair and skin care products for the weekend, featuring Bumble and Bumble and Pureology. To celebrate the grand opening, skin care services are 20% off through July 15, 2011.

The Studio by Angi is made up of a group of seasoned founders and Almaden Valley business professionals. The Studio is part of Artisans Network Galleria, Inc., AngiUSA, an Almaden Valley based social-entrepreneurial organization, focusing on creating positive change in communities by ensuring the empowerment of individuals and inspiring creative growth. AngiUSA also offers a dynamic Web site gallery with an extensive selection of amazing works by talented artisans and designers.

2011 Almaden Flea Market at the Community Center

logo: Almaden Community CenterThe Almaden Flea Market is the perfect opportunity for the bargain hunter and treasure seeker. You never know what you’ll find.

Shop for collectibles, household goods, arts and crafts, jewelry, specialty items, household items, and more. Admission and parking are free.

The Almaden Flea Market is at the Almaden Community Center parking lot. The event is being held on three separate days in 2011, including Sunday, March 20, May 15, and July 10 from 7am to 1pm. The event is held rain or shine.

Update on March 19, 2011: The Flea Market planned for Sunday, March 20, 2011 has been canceled due to “extreme weather conditions.”

The price is $20 to lease a booth space. Each space is 16′ x 15′ (two parking spaces). Lease your booth space now on the San Jose Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services website. Search for “flea market.” For more information, call 408-268-1133 and ask for Jamie Garcia.

Holiday Shopping Extravaganza at Almaden Swim and Racquet Club

logo: Almaden Swim and Racquet ClubCome get a jump start on your holiday shopping. See the latest in hand-crafted clothing, fashions, and home accessories at great low prices!

Shop dozens of vendors in one convenient location: Angi USA, Gold Canyon Candles, LB Design Rhinestone, Goldbug (bring unwanted gold and get cash to shop with), Mini Mosaic, Stella and Dot Jewelry, Kari Salo Photography, and much more.

You won’t want to miss this one night only event. See you there and get ready to shop til’ you drop!

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, October 19, 2010, from 5:30-8:30pm at Almaden Swim and Racquet Club (near the tennis courts).

2010 Almaden Flea Market at the Community Center

Almaden Community Center LogoThe 2010 Almaden Flea Market is the perfect opportunity for the bargain hunter and treasure seeker. You never know what you’ll find. Come and shop for arts and crafts as well. Entrance to the event is free.

Interested in getting a booth to promote and sell your wares? The price is only $30 per booth. For more information read the Vendor Flyer. Then complete the Booth Application Form and mail, fax, or bring it to the Almaden Community Center.

Almaden Community CenterThe Flea Market event is at the Almaden Community Center parking lot. On Sunday, May 23, 2010 from 8am to 2pm. (Vendor set-up is from 6:30 to 7:30am, and pack-up from 2 to 3pm.) For more information call 408-268-1133 and ask for Jamie. Hope to see you there!

Book Sale Fundraiser Benefiting the Almaden Library

Photo by Miss Yasmina

Spring 2010 book sale fundraiser benefiting the Almaden Library. More than 50 tables filled with books (fiction, non-fiction, children’s, foreign language, etc.), CDs, DVDs, audio books, and VHS tapes.

The price is right: 50 cents for paperbacks, $1 for hardcovers, and a few dollars more for a number of excellent special books, such as quality coffee table books. You can get a real deal from 2-3pm: “Bag-of-Books for $5.” Yes, just $5 for as many books as you can fit into a brown grocery bag.

All proceeds go to the Almaden Branch Library for additions to their collection, special programs, and any other library needs. The book sale is made possible by Friends of the Almaden Library.

The sale will be inside the Almaden Library Community Room on Saturday, April 17, 2010 from 9am-3pm. More: http://bit.ly/8oFqTa.