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Stanford School of Medicine Offers Eating Disorder Seminar

The Stanford School of Medicine Eating Disorder Research Program will present a seminar on eating disorders in adolescents. The seminar will be at The Studio by Angi on Monday December 3, 2012 at 6:30pm. The topic of discussion will be: how to recognize signs and find solutions.

Leading experts from Stanford’s Department of Psychology will address the issues surrounding body image for both males and females. Specific points include:

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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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FamilyLife’s The Art of Marriage Seminar is Coming to Almaden Valley – UPDATED 2022

logo: FamilyLife - The Art of MarriageWhether you are newlyweds or have been married for over 50 years, whether you just got engaged or you feel your marriage is at a crossroad, The Art of Marriage seminar is for you!

Learn how to build a stronger and healthier marriage, how communication and conflict resolution leads to real intimacy, and how to build a lasting legacy – not just a great marriage.

The Art of Marriage is at South Hills Community Church in Almaden Valley on Friday, May 6, from 7:00-9:30pm and Saturday, May 7, from 9:00am-4:00pm.

Early bird price is $60 per couple; $80 per couple after April 25, 2011 and at the door. More information and to register. [EVENT IS CLOSED]

Almaden Valley Women’s Club Hosting Women’s Safety Seminar – UPDATED 2022

logo: almaden valley women's clubAlmaden Valley Women’s Club is featuring the Laugh Yourself Safe seminar during its March 2011 general meeting.

Laugh Yourself Safe is a dynamic, educational, and entertaining program that addresses the safety of women and their families. The seminar is presented by Crime Stop USA.

You will learn how to get to and from your car safely, how to identify red-flag behavior, how criminals pick their victims, how to stop home invasion, and what every woman should know about sexual assault and rape.

“Almaden Valley Women’s Club is dedicated to the personal and professional growth of its members and is grateful to Crime Stop USA for presenting this informative seminar. In a time of increasing crime, it is important to empower people, especially women, to know how handle any situation,” said club President, Sharon Townsend.

This special program is at Almaden Valley Joint Venture Churches (6581 Camden Ave., San Jose, CA, 95120) on Tuesday March 1, 2011, at 7:00pm. [EVENT IS CLOSED]

Almaden Valley Women’s Club is currently accepting new members. Club members coordinate and participate in the Almaden Valley Art & Wine Festival, attend social events and make new friends, and help make a difference in the Almaden Community. Almaden Valley Women’s Club was established in 1965.

To find out more about the Almaden Valley Women’s Club membership and programs, contact the group’s Membership VP, Angela Kelly, at

Green Talk Lecture Tour Coming to Almaden Valley – UPDATED 2022

"Green" Talk in Almaden ValleyLearn how to live a healthier, greener life. Will Chandler, Green Certified Professional and Founder of ecoProach, will share how being more “Green” will enhance your living environment, making it more efficient, eco-friendly, and healthy. “We could not be more excited to share our vast knowledge about Green living, energy auditing, and greening your home,” said Will Chandler.

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Antiques Seminar in Almaden Valley: Getting in Over Your Head and Loving It – UPDATED 2022

Steven Yvaska Antique AdvisorAntiques Advisor, Steven Yvaska, is presenting a six-week antiques seminar in Almaden Valley. The seminar is called, “Antiques 3: Getting in Over Your Head and Loving It.”

This seminar is an informal study of the fascinating world of antiques and collectibles. Steven will be discussing topics as varied as gentlemen’s antiques, toys, prints and paintings, springtime holiday artifacts, and select European ceramics. The class will also be going on a special field trip destination. Come willing to learn and share your own expertise! The seminar is sponsored by the San Jose Department of Parks, Recreation, and Neighborhood Services.

The seminar is at the Almaden Community Center, Room 2. Class is held weekly for six weeks on Wednesdays from 10am-12pm. The seminar begins April 14, 2010. Price is $89 for residents and $97 for non-residents. Registration is under way now. You can register for the seminar online. [EVENT IS CLOSED]

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