Almaden Little League Baseball – Senior Division Sign Ups for the 2010 Season

Almaden Little LeagueSign up for the Almaden Little League Senior Division 2010 Season. The Senior Division is for teens ages 15 and 16. The Senior Division baseball season begins mid May, after the high school baseball season ends.

The price is $225 per player. Registration is at Amato Pizzeria on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 from 7-8pm. More information about Almaden Little League.

2010 Citywide Youth Track Meet in Almaden Valley

The 2010 Citywide Youth Track Meet is being held in Almaden Valley. The meet is free for all participants, and is being sponsored by the City of San Jose and the San Jose Police Amateur Athletic Foundation.

The meet is for boys and girls ages 9 to 14, and includes various running races (50, 100, 200, 400, 800, and 1600 meter and 4 x 100 meter relay), standing long jump, and softball throw.

The meet is at Leland High School on Saturday, May 8, 2010. Registration is from 8am to 9am, and the events from 9am to 3pm.

The top three winners in each event, with the exception of relay teams, will participate in the Hershey’s Nor-Cal State Track Meet, which will be held at Oak Grove High School on Saturday, June 19, 2010.

More information about the 2010 Citywide Youth Track Meet:

Or contact Judi Baxter, Track Meet Director, at Judibax@sonic.net or (707) 546-3986.

Logo Design Contest for 34th Annual Almaden Valley Art & Wine Festival

Almaden Valley Art & Wine Festival LogoAlmaden Valley Women’s Club has announced its 2010 Logo Design Contest for the 34th Annual Almaden Valley Art & Wine Festival. The winning logo design will be displayed on all festival merchandise and promotional materials.

To qualify as an entrant you must be a student between the ages of 11-18 and reside within the 95120 zip code. All entries must be received by April 23, 2010. All logo finalists will be contacted by April 27, 2010 and invited to attend the Almaden Valley Women’s Club awards presentation on May 4, 2010 at Joint Venture Church in Almaden. More…

Check out the 2009 Logo Design Contest winner, Jessica Cheng.

9th Annual Math Enrichment Summer Program at Leland High School

Math Enrichment Summer Program further develops each student’s intellect and knowledge in mathematics and language arts. The curriculum is tailored to the grade the student will be entering for their upcoming school year.

Kindergartners through sixth graders learn math, reading, writing, and computers. Middle school students receive a broad education in college preparatory math courses, from pre-algebra to math analysis. Students can also participate in a wide variety of recreational activities planned throughout the summer, including Toy Story 3 movie day, on-campus carnival, Wii time, field trip to Six Flags Marine World in Vallejo, and end of Summer raffle and banquet.

Math Enrichment Summer Program is fully accredited by the Schools Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Math Enrichment tuition and any after school care fees are eligible for flexible spending plans (FSA).

Math Enrichment Summer Program is being held at Leland High School from June 14 to July 23, 2010. Class is Monday through Friday from 9am-3pm. Care is available before school starting at 7:45am and after school until 6pm. Tuition is $900 (less than $5 an hour). Register by Friday, April 16, 2010 and receive a $50 early registration discount.

More about the program…

College Planning Seminar in Almaden Valley

Campus PathwayHigh school parents and high school juniors and seniors are invited to a free college planning seminar titled, “How to Choose the Best College for Your Student and Your Pocketbook.” You will learn how many families have found ways for their children to attend the best colleges without wiping out their wealth. The speaker is Jeffrey Morrison, Principal of Campus Pathway, a college consultancy focused on helping families find, select, and afford the best college education possible for their children. The seminar is being held at the Almaden Community Center on Thursday, March 25, 2010 from 7-9pm. A reservation is required. You can register online.

Cheer Registration for 2010 Almaden Pop Warner Season

Almaden CheerCheer registration is now open for the 2010 Almaden Pop Warner season. Cheer is for girls and boys ages 5-15. Save $55 by taking advantage of the early registration discount.

Registration fees are $200 if you register by March 27, 2010. Registration goes up to $255 after March 27. There is an additional $255 uniform fee that includes the skirt, shell, liner, shoes, socks, pms, briefs, and bow. The all inclusive registration plus uniform package is $490.

You can register and pay online or in person at The Little Gym in Princeton Plaza on the following dates:

  • Saturday, March 23, 2010, 10am-12pm
  • Saturday, April 24, 2010, 10am-12pm
  • Saturday, May 23, 2010, 10am-12pm

The mandatory uniform fitting is Saturday, June 12, 2010 from 12-3pm at The Little Gym in Princeton Plaza. More: http://bit.ly/cs9Jqj.

Spring & Summer 2010 Activity Guide for Almaden Community Center

photo: Almaden 2010 Spring City GuideUpdate on February 16, 2011: The Spring 2011 Activity Guide for Almaden Community Center is now available.

San Jose Parks Recreation & Neighborhood Services has released its City Wide Activity Guide for Spring & Summer 2010. The guide includes all of the activities planned for the Almaden Community Center.

Almaden Valley residents have a variety of activities to choose from, including the following: arts and crafts, camps, dance, early childhood recreation, education and enrichment, health and fitness, music, sports leagues and drop-ins, cooking, specialty programs, senior programs and events, and family events.

Registration for Spring & Summer 2010 activities begins on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 10am. You can register online.

View the most recent Almaden Community Center Activity Guide.

Pioneer High School Performing Arts Presents “Crazy for You”

Crazy for YouPioneer High School Performing Arts will be presenting its Spring musical “Crazy for You.” The performances are being held at Pioneer’s Performing Arts Center on April 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, and May 1, 2010. Curtain is at 7pm. Reserved seating is $15 per ticket for adults and $7 per ticket for students and seniors 62 or older. For tickets, contact Anita Adams: 408-718-6974 or anitakadams@yahoo.com. More: http://bit.ly/dpbs3R.

Leland High School Drama Presents Bye Bye Birdie

Bye Bye BirdieLeland High School Drama presents Bye Bye Birdie. At Leland Theater (cafeteria). Presented on March 10-13, 2010. Curtain is at 7pm. $15 adults / $7 students and seniors. More: http://bit.ly/csrbRg.

Third Annual Battle of the Bands Concert in Almaden Valley

Battle of the Bands

Photograph by Marcus Nunes

Third Annual Battle of the Bands Concert. Enjoy the talent and music of the five finalists. Each finalist will have up to 20 minutes to perform their set in front of you and a judging panel of local music experts. Almaden Community Center. Saturday, 3/20/2010 from 2:00-4:30pm. More: http://bit.ly/9umx03.