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Drawing & Painting for Teens in Almaden Valley – UPDATED 2022

Leonardo da Vinci's Self-Portrait

Line drawing in sanguine by Leonardo da Vinci

Drawing & Painting for Teens is focused on developing specific skills in representational drawing and painting. Participants will learn through teacher demonstrations, individual instruction, and class critiques.

You will get to choose from acrylic paints, water-soluble oils, and drawing instruments and materials. Each student will also use his or her own choice of subject-matter photos, pictures, etc. to use for inspiration.

You will gain confidence to take on greater challenges in painting or drawing, so you can go on to produce great works of art!

The class is for teens ages 13-18. All levels of experience are welcome. The instructor is Nancy Franck.

Drawing & Painting for Teens is at Almaden Community Center in AL Room 3. Class will be held every Thursday, from 4:30-6:00pm, beginning November 16, 2010 and ending December 21, 2010 (6 meetings). The price is $88 per participant. Register online. [EVENT IS CLOSED]

Teen Talent Show 2010 Finale in Almaden Valley – UPDATED 2022

[logo: teen talent show] Winners of the regional Teen Talent Show tournaments will by in Almaden Valley to show off their unique talents and compete in the 2010 Teen Talent Show Finale. Come and enjoy the remarkable talent of our local teens.

The regional tournaments are being held at six San Jose branch library locations on Saturday, May 1, 2010, 2-4pm. Prizes will be awarded to 1st – 3rd place winners at the regional events.

The first and second place winners from each of the regional tournaments will participate in a final competition at the Almaden Branch Library on Saturday, May 15, 2010, 3-5pm. Winners of the finale will win even bigger prizes!

You can pick up a registration packet at any library. You must submit the registration form to the tournament location you plan to compete at. Spaces are limited, so sign up today!

Get more information about the Teen Talent Show rules, judging criteria, and regional locations. [EVENT IS CLOSED]

Presentation by Peter Contini, MD: Common Adolescent Injuries and Their Prevention – UPDATED 2022

[photo: peter contini] B.E.S.T. Physical Therapy is hosting a free presentation on “Common Adolescent Injuries and Their Prevention.”

The presentation will be delivered by Dr. Peter Contini, MD of Almaden Pediatrics. If your child is active, you will not want to miss this special presentation.

All attendees will receive a coupon for a 10% discount to Sports Basement. One person will win a free two-week pass to B.E.S.T.’s Teen Core Class.

The presentation is at B.E.S.T. Physical Therapy in Almaden Valley on April 28, 2010 at 6:30pm. Call the B.E.S.T. office at 408-257-2225 to reserve your seats. [EVENT IS CLOSED]

Teen Break Away Summer Camp for Almaden Valley Teens – UPDATED 2022

{Logo: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom}Join other teens for the hottest destination-style camp in San Jose – Teen Break Away! We visit destinations that will excite and delight any teen. Take a look at our action packed trips. Sign up as early as possible because spaces fill up quickly:

  • Monday: Team Building and Swimming
  • Tuesday: Laser Quest and Rock Climbing
  • Wednesday: SF Zoo
  • Thursday: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
  • Friday: Movie and Nickel City

The registration fee includes admission, transportation (via San Jose vehicles, City Transit, or Charter Bus), and supervision (1 adult supervisor to 7 teens). Each participant must bring their own spending money and lunch.

Each day Teen Break Away will depart from and return to the Almaden Community Center. You can choose from any of the following six camp sessions: 6/21 – 6/25/2010, 6/28 – 7/2/2010, 7/6 – 7/9/2010, 7/19 – 7/23/2010, 7/26 – 7/30/2010, and 8/2 – 8/6/2010. Each day (Mon-Fri) camp begins at 9am and ends at 5pm. Price is $254 for residents and $258 for non-residents.

Register online at San Jose Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services. [EVENT IS CLOSED]