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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.





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:

Almaden Valley Community Center Summer Shows for Kids

Kathleen Rushing

Multicultural Music Performance – June 14, 2012 at 4:30pm
Puppet & Variety Show – June 21, 2012 at 4:30pm
Perry Yan Magic Show – June 28, 2012 at 4:30pm
Peter Apel Music and Magic – July 5, 2012 at 4:30pm
Kathleen Rushing’s Bingo Schmingo Music – July 12, 2012 at 4:30pm
Mad Science: pHantastic pHun – July 19, 2012 at 4:30pm
Steve Chaney’s Corny Crow Show – July 26, 2012 at 4:30pm

5th Annual / 2011 Almaden Harvest Festival & Holiday Boutique

Photo: Almaden Harvest Festival

Photo by Kevin Stanchfield

Bring the entire family for a day of fun at the 5th Annual / 2011 Almaden Harvest Festival & Holiday Boutique.

Children will enjoy picking from the pumpkin patch, getting spooked in the scream-inducing Haunted House, making crafts, playing games, and being entertained with a holiday story time and puppet show.

The story time and puppet show are in the library at 11:30am, and repeated at 2:30pm. Children are invited to dress up in creative outfits and Halloween costumes.

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Magic Around the World by Phil Ackerly Coming to Almaden Valley

Magic Around the World by Phil AckerlyPhil Ackerly, Master Magician, will debut his new Summer library show – Magic Around the World – here in Almaden Valley.

Kids will receive Phil’s PASSPORT to magic. Witness new tricks, illusions, and comedy that Phil has created especially for his Summer shows.

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Doug Nolan of Rock Steady Juggling and Eco-Tainment is Coming to Almaden Valley

logo: Rock Steady Juggling and Eco-TainmentPerformer and Educator Doug Nolan delights people of all ages with his Rock Steady Juggling and Eco-Tainment show.

Doug will wow you with his juggling virtuosity, comical antics, and audience participation – while sharing his passion for taking care of the Earth.

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The Corny Crow Show with Steve Chaney in Almaden Valley

The Corny Crow Show with Steve ChaneyVentriloquist, Steve Chaney, is coming to Almaden Valley with with The Corny Crow Show. Corny and Steve visit 50 libraries annually presenting a fun and entertaining program for all ages.

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Magician Brian Scott’s Access to Oddities Show Coming to Almaden Valley – UPDATED 2022

photo: Magician Brian ScottAccess to Oddities is a hilarious and interactive one of a kind show. Magician Brian Scott combines magic, comedy, and pure fun that the whole family with enjoy.

Brian Scott has spent a lifetime being intrigued by the bizarre and strange world of magic, and has integrated into his show entertaining oddities from around the world. With these oddities, he creates an experience that allows the audience to not only see but also partake in these strange occurrences first-hand.

Brian Scott will have you laughing, scratching your head in wonder, and being just plain amazed. The show features baffling and comical magic, audience participation, and surprising mind-reading demonstrations that will have you rubbing your eyes in disbelief.

Brian Scott’s Access to Oddities will be entertaining you at the Almaden Community Center on Saturday, October 23, 2010, from 1:00-2:00pm. [EVENT IS CLOSED]