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Almaden Valley Summer Concert Series 2024

Almaden Valley Summer Concert Series 2024Get ready for another summer of great live music at the Almaden Valley Summer Concert Series 2024 at Greystone Park!

Thursday July 11, 2024: Houserockers

Thursday July 18, 2024: Joey Oddo – Electric Bass / Blind Pilots

Thursday July 25, 2024: The Iconics

Thursday, Aug. 1, 2024: First Call

Concerts start at 6:30pm and are free entry. Bring your own lawn chairs, drinks, and snacks and enjoy a great evening with your friends and family!

Greystone Park is located at Camden Avenue and Mt. Carmel Drive, San Jose, CA 95120

Almaden Senior Association 2024 Cinco de Mayo Event

Almaden Senior Association 2024 Cinco de MayoTickets go on sale soon for the Almaden Senior Association 2024 Cinco de Mayo event! The event will be held this year on Saturday, May 4, 2024 from 12-3pm.

Come join the excitement for a Cinco de Mayo Mexican Taco Lunch served at noon followed by entertainment by Latin Pop Duo, IndiviDuo.

Tickets go on sale Monday, April 15 from 8-10am and every M,W,F in the lobby of the Almaden Community Center until sold out. $22 for members, $25 for non-members, cash or check.

Call Jeanne for more information at 408.425.5723.

About the Almaden Senior Association

The Almaden Senior Association is an all-volunteer organization of Active Adults (50+) which initiates, supports and promotes programs and activities for the active adult population at the City-operated Almaden Community Center. The Association works in collaboration with City staff responsible for operating the Center.

The Association meets monthly on the first Wednesday of each month. Membership offers opportunities to enjoy…

  • Exercise classes for all levels and abilities.
  • Lunch events with entertainment run by members of the association.
  • Trips with local and not so local places of interest.

Stop by the front desk at the Almaden Community Center and ask for an application or apply online here. Annual membership is free, and includes a monthly newsletter with upcoming events and information for our members plus discounts for classes for Active Adults 50+ at the Almaden Community Center. Find out more on the Almaden Senior Association website.

Almaden Senior Association
at the Almaden Community Center
6445 Camden Avenue
San Jose, CA 95120

Pioneer and Leland High School Drama Spring 2024

Pioneer and Leland High School Drama Spring 2024Tickets are on sale now for the Pioneer and Leland High School Drama Spring 2024 productions!

Pioneer High School Drama presents: West Side Story

Showtimes:
March 22-23, 2024 at 7pm
March 27-30, 2024 at 7pm

Ticket Prices:
Students = $8
Seniors (65+) = $15
Adults = $20

Location:
Pioneer High School Performing Arts Center, Steve Dini Stage
1290 Blossom Hill Road
San Jose, CA 95118

For more information and to purchase tickets:
https://phsdrama.ludus.com/index.php

Leland High School Drama presents: Mean Girls

Showtimes:
April 17, 2024 at 4:30pm
April 18-19, 2024 at 7pm
April 25-27, 2024 at 7pm

Ticket Prices:
ASB = $10
Senior Citizens = $10
Students = $12
General = $15

Location:
Leland High School Cafeteria
6677 Camden Ave.
San Jose, CA 95120

For more information and to purchase tickets:
https://lelandhstheater.wixsite.com/lhs-drama/current-show-buy-tickets

Water Lantern Festival at Almaden Lake Park 2024

Water Lantern Festival at Almaden Lake Park 2024 - Images of lanterns on the lake

Tickets are on sale now for the Water Lantern Festival at Almaden Lake Park June 21-23, 2024. Along with entry to the festival, each adult and youth ticket comes with a floating lantern kit, commemorative drawstring bag, and more.

Gates open at 5:30, when you and your family can enjoy food trucks, music and fun! At 8:00 you’ll design your lantern, and then from 8:30 – 10:00 is the Lantern Launch, where you’ll witness the beauty of thousands of lanterns and their lights reflecting upon the water.

The price covers the cost of collecting and removing the lanterns from the water following the event as well as cleaning up any trash that may have been previously been in or around the water.

In addition, Water Lantern Festival supports the mission of Water.org in helping to provide safe water and sanitation to families around the world.

Learn more about this amazing event and get tickets on the Water Lantern Festival website.

2024 Leland Bridge Night

2024 Leland Bridge Night martial arts performance2024 Leland Bridge Night will be on Saturday Feb. 3 from 6:30-9:00 pm in the Leland High School Cafeteria. The event will feature a variety of student performances as well as raffles for prizes.

Leland Bridge Parents Group is a non-profit organization that serves families of Leland High School. Each year, Leland Bridge donates proceeds from Leland Bridge Night to Leland High School, primarily to sponsor the purchase of school equipment, to support various programs and clubs such as speech and debate, Robotics FTC 8404 and 604 teams, and school journalism, and to organize events including Leland Bridge Night, Freshman Welcome Party, Teacher Appreciation Luncheon, Staff Halloween Party, and seminars.

To purchase tickets, visit www.lelandbridge.org/lbn-2024 or email the Leland Bridge treasurer at finance@lelandbridge.org.

Leland High School Drama Production of The Laramie Project

Tickets are on sale now for the Leland High School Drama production of The Laramie Project, a dramatic play written by Moisés Kaufman and the Members of Tectonic Theater Project.

The Laramie Project is a true story about a hate crime murder in 1998 involving Matthew Shepard. The play consists of multiple interviews of people in the town who knew both parties. It is an educational performance for mature audiences about the injustice that people of the LGBTQ+ community face due to their differences.

Show dates and times:

November 7th at 4:30pm
November 8th-9th at 7:00pm
November 16th-18th at 7:00pm

Ticket prices:

ASB $10
Senior Citizens $10
Students $12
General $15

Tickets can be purchased on the Leland High School Drama webpage https://lelandhstheater.wixsite.com/lhs-drama/current-show-buy-tickets or using qr code below.

Leland High School | 6677 Camden Avenue | San Jose, CA, 95120

 

Pioneer Day 2023 in New Almaden

Pioneer Day 2023It’s time for Pioneer Day 2023 presented by the New Almaden Quicksilver County Park Association! Come learn about New Almaden Quicksilver mining history, including hearing from descendants of miners who lived and worked in New Almaden. Tour the mining museum and grounds of the historic Casa Grande (former home of the mine superintendents). Enjoy live music, lunch, and a tour of historic Hacienda cemetery.

When: Saturday, October 14, 2023, 11:00am

Where: New Almaden Casa Grande, 21520 Almaden Rd, San Jose, CA 95120

Cost: The event is free. Lunch is $15. Click Here to RSVP for lunch.

For more information, contact Tere Johnson at (408) 406-3001.

Almaden Valley Summer Concert Series 2023

Almaden Valley Summer Concert Series 2023The Almaden Valley Summer Concert series 2023 returns to Greystone Park this month with another excellent lineup!

July 6, 2023: The Houserockers

July 13, 2023: Knee Deep

July 20, 2023: First Call

July 27, 2023: Snarky Cats

Concerts start at 6:30pm and are free entry. Bring your own lawn chairs, drinks, and snacks and enjoy a great evening with your friends and family!

Greystone Park is located at Camden Avenue and Mt. Carmel Drive, San Jose, CA 95120

4th of July Fireworks Festival at Almaden Lake Park

4th of July Fireworks Festival at Almaden Lake ParkGet ready for the 8th Annual 4th of July Fireworks Festival at Almaden Lake Park!

DATE: July 4th, 2023

TIME: Festival starts at 3:00 PM – Fireworks will begin approximately 9:15 PM

LOCATION: Almaden Lake Park

In addition to fabulous fireworks by Devastating Pyrotechnics, there will be a Fun Zone, a Food Court, and an Entertainment Lineup including music by The Snarky Cats, a magic show by PY Magic, and a Costume Contest!

This community event depends on volunteers to make it a success. Everyone interested in volunteering must register at least 3 weeks before the event, sign a volunteer service agreement, and go through a brief overview/training. Volunteer sign-ups will not be accepted on July 4th.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

CLICK HERE FOR VOLUNTEER SERVICE AGREEMENT

CLICK HERE FOR VOLUNTEER SIGNUP

CLICK HERE TO MAKE A DONATION

Note: All persons under 17 must have a parent’s signature on the Volunteer Service Agreement. Community service hours are given for middle and high school students.

Contact the District 10 office with any questions: district10@sanjoseca.gov.

Mother’s Day Events in Almaden Valley

Mother’s Day Events in Almaden ValleyMother’s Day is Sunday May 14, 2023. Thinking about a gift or how to celebrate? Consider one of these Mother’s Day events in Almaden Valley!

Britannia Arms Mother’s Day Royal Tea

Seating at 1:30
Served Tableside at 2:00
Raffle prizes and a free gift for moms!

For more information and reservations, call (408) 266-0550 or email info@britanniaarms.com.

Britannia Arms of Almaden Valley
Robertsville Square
5027 Almaden Expy
San Jose, CA 95118

Cinnabar Hills Golf Club Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet

9:30am – 2:00pm
For more information and reservations, call (408) 323-7828.

Cinnabar Hills Golf Club
23600 McKean Road
San Jose, CA 95141

Mother’s Day Boutique at Almaden Valley Athletic Club (AVAC)

Haven’t decided yet on a gift for that special mom in your life? Stop by the AVAC Lobby & Poolside Cafe May 5-8 where there will be a celebration of Mother’s Day with special vendors!

For more information, call (408) 445-4900 or email membership@avac.us

Almaden Valley Athletic Club (AVAC)
5400 Camden Ave (at Kooser Road)
San Jose, CA 95124

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