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Leland High School Speech Workshops

Leland High School Speech WorkshopsLeland High School will be hosting two speech workshops for elementary school students this summer. The workshops will be led by coaches from the nationally ranked Leland High School Speech and Debate team, under the guidance of Gay Brasher, celebrated public speaking coach and Leland teacher.

The workshops are for students entering second grade through sixth grade and will be conducted in two sessions. During the workshops, students will be trained to write, practice and present short speeches. They will get a chance to develop key public speaking skills that will remain with them for a lifetime. The details are as follows:

Session 1: June 26, 27, 28
For students entering 2nd – 4th grades
Cost: $160
Location: Leland High School, Room J-2
Time: 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Session 2: July 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
For students entering 4th – 6th grades
Cost: $390
Location: Leland High School, Room J-2
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 noon

To register, please visit:
Checks are payable to Leland Speech and Debate and all proceeds will benefit Leland Speech and Debate.

Free SAT Essay Writing Workshop from Kaplan Test Prep

Almaden Valley teens have the opportunity to learn how to write a great essay for the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).

In this workshop presented by Kaplan Test Prep, get advice about what essay graders are looking for, as well as strategies on writing effective essays.

This workshop will include practice essay writing and evaluation.

The workshop is at Almaden Branch Library on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 from 6:30-8:30pm.

Planet Tree Workshop for Almaden Valley Families

Learn about urban forests and how to take care of the trees in our community. This workshop features a fun presentation for kids ages 6-12, as well as information for adults about how to get a tree for a small donation.

This workshop is presented in partnership with Our City Forest. The mission of Our City Forest is to cultivate a green and healthy San José metropolis by engaging community members in the appreciation, protection, growth and maintenance of our urban ecosystem, especially our urban forest.

The workshop is at Almaden Branch Library on Friday, March 16, 2012 from 3:30-4:30pm.

Pranayama and Meditation Workshop at Almaden Yoga – UPDATED 2022


Complete your weekend in harmony at Almaden Yoga. Explore prana – vital life energy of the universe.

You will experience how breath can affect your state of being – quieting your mind and transforming your energy into inner joy. In this session Elena Milyukova will focus on the following:

  • Pranayama – the art and science of the rhythmical control of the breath
  • Key yoga practices and yoga anatomy
  • Establishing a strong foundation to further develop your own practice

The workshop will start with chanting and a short meditation, and finish with discussion and reflection on the experience.

Update: The Pranayama and Meditation workshop with Elena Milyukova is being rescheduled for a later date. The workshop will not take place on Saturday March 26, 2011. The rescheduled date will be announced once it has been confirmed.

The session is at Almaden Yoga on Saturday, March 26, 2011 from 3-5pm. The price is $20 for members and $25 for non-members.

Retirement Investment Strategies Workshop in Almaden Valley – UPDATED 2022

Delbar JahanianLearn strategies for managing your investments and achieving your financial goals during retirement. This free workshop will cover a variety of financial planning topics, including taxes, inflation, outliving your income, and portfolio management.

The workshop is being lead by Delbar Jahanian, CMFC and Financial Advisor, at Waddell & Reed in Campbell, CA.

The workshop is being held in Almaden Valley at the Almaden Library, Program Room. Tuesday, April 27, 2010 from 6:30pm-7:45pm. [EVENT IS CLOSED]

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