Almaden Equestrian Center Horse Camp for Fall 2012

photo: Almaden Summer Horse CampAlmaden Equestrian Center’s Fall Horse Camp is for kids and teens, ages 6-16, who like horses, riding, and creating friendships and experiences that be will cherished forever.

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Almaden Valley to Host San Jose’s Citywide 2012 Teen Talent Show Finale

logo: Teen Talent ShowWatch teens ages 12-18 perform in the 2012 Teen Talent Show finale. Performances may include singing, dancing, comedy, magic, or other special talent.

All performers are the first and second place winners of the six local branch competitions. Each individual or group contestant will perform for up to 5 minutes.

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Zombie Apocalypse Night for Almaden Valley Teens

Teens ages 13-18 are invited to spend a fun-filled Zombie themed evening in Almaden Valley. The event features entertaining and memorable activities, including a scavenger hunt, video and board games, craft, movie, and more! Refreshments and food will be provided.

To register, you and your parent or guardian must fill-out the registration form at the library. Participating teens must be pre-registered and have read two books for the Teen Summer Reading Celebration.

The event is at Almaden Library and Community Center on Friday, August 3, 2012 from 8-11pm.

Almaden Valley Teen Photo Contest

Summer Reading Celebration sponsored by the San Jose Public Library is holding a photo contest for teens. Almaden Valley teens ages 12-18 are invited to submit their original photos with a “nighttime” theme. The photo contest begins on June 15, 2012 and ends on July 15, 2012. The context winners will be announced on July 18, 2012.

Almaden Valley Seminar: College Planning for a Great Life

logo: Campus PathwayCollege bound high school students and parents are invited to attend a free college planning seminar titled, “College Planning for a Great Life.”

With the variety of institutions, bewildering array of qualities, and wildly ranging prices of colleges today, the process can be daunting for most families.

In this seminar you will learn how to find the very best colleges that fit a student’s personality, academic profile, social characteristics, and career aspirations. You will also learn how to minimize the cost of college expenses for your family.

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Motivating Our Teens to Excellence Seminar

Dr. Susan Oh ChaAs parents, we are extremely important to our children. What we say and do are noticed and absorbed into who they are, how they feel about themselves, and what they want to become.

They learn to navigate their world and make choices based on our relationship with them. This seminar will explore ways in which we can empower our kids to be the best they can be.

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Almaden Valley to Host 5th Annual / 2012 Battle of the Bands Competition Finale

logo: Battle of the BandsThe Battle of the Bands concert finale is back! The top five finalists for the 5th Annual / 2012 Battle of the Bands will compete for prizes in a live concert here in lovely Almaden Valley.

You are invited to attend this exciting live concert showcasing local talented bands and solo musicians from throughout San Jose.

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2012 Summer Art Camp at Lord of the Light Art Studio & Gallery in Almaden Valley

Lord of the Light Art Studio & GalleryLord of the Light Art Studio & Gallery in Almaden Valley is holding its 2012 Summer Art Camp for kids in 1st – 12th grade. The studio has a unique camp curriculum that is designed to bring out and develop a child’s imagination and creativity, while teaching them the fundamentals of fine art.

The Summer Art Camp is a one-week, fun-filled learning experience that includes color theory, animation, and much more! Students will learn pencil drawing skills and how to use medias such as oil pastel, soft pastel, and watercolor. Your child will experience new freedom and a new love for art.

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2012 Weekly Program for Lord of the Light Art Studio & Gallery in Almaden Valley

photo: Lord of the Light Art Studio & GalleryLord of the Light Art Studio & Gallery in Almaden Valley offers a Weekly Art Program throughout the entire year, including the Summer months of June, July, and August. Students attend an average of four classes per month.

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Almaden Cares to Discuss Teen Driving Survey Results

photo: Almaden CaresDuring the Almaden Cares Teen Driving Simulator Event participating teens were asked a set of questions about driver safety.

More specifically, whether they have ever engaged in, or been a passenger in a vehicle where the driver has engaged in, texting and driving or drinking and driving.

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