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KBAY PSA – January 23, 2015

Red Cross
The Sunnyvale Teen Advisory Committee (TAC) and American Red Cross are co-sponsoring a “Pints for Pizza” community blood drive on Saturday, January 31, 2015, from 10 am to 4 pm at the Sunnyvale Senior Center, 550 Remington Drive. To learn more about it and sign up, call (408) 730-7535.
Lam Research
Kids who eat better, learn better – so help raise funds to place salad bars in local schools by registering for the Lam Research “Heart and Soles” 5K Run or walk, Saturday February 7th at San Jose's Hellyer Park. Join the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation, Santa Clara County Office of Education, South Bay Labor Council and your neighbors to help students eat healthier. Register at www.heartandsoles.com.
Playful People Productions
A pop culture phenomenon comes to the stage. From the Emmy award winning Saturday morning TV series in the 1970’s that taught history, grammar, math, science, and politics through clever songs, Schoolhouse Rock Live! rocks! See it at the Historic Hoover Theatre February 27th, 28th and March 1st. Tickets at www.playfulpeople.net
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy
Looking for a distinctive Valentine’s gift? A bouquet of roses will last a week, but a rose bush will bloom all year. With your donation of $60, Guadalupe River Park Conservancy will help you select the perfect rose and prepare a gift box for your Valentine. Your special someone will see your personal message on a plaque by the rose bush of your choice in the San Jose Heritage Rose Garden for a year along with an elegant gift box of chocolates from Schurra’s Candy Factory, a gourmet cookie from Café Too! at the San Jose Museum of Art, and a card from Citti's Florist that will get you one free red rose each month for a year. For more information, visit www.grpg or call (408) 298-7657.
Cancer CarePoint
Enjoy a delicious combination – Chopin, Champagne and Chocolate at Historic Villa Montalvo, Wednesday evening, February 11th! It's an amazing event to benefit Cancer CARE point! Reservations are required. To learn more, email katyagrineva@aol.com or visit http://EventMe.com/Event.aspx?Event=flr6UpWroRC.
Leigh High School
Don't miss this foodie fun! Leigh High School's 25th Annual Crab Feed is on! The date is Saturday February 7th at Leigh High, and the menu features “All You Can Eat” Dungeness Crab! There's also the option of a delish chicken dinner. Enjoy live entertainment and more! Get tickets at www.papacrabfeed.com or call 408-888-9145. Proceeds benefit the performing arts program at Leigh High School.
Symphony Silicon Valley
Symphony Silicon Valley has a very special surprise coming! Walt Disney’s magical movie musical, FANTASIA, with the entire soundtrack performed by full orchestra beneath a huge high definition screen. AND it’s playing on Valentine’s Day weekend, February 14th at 8pm and February 15th at San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. Call the Symphony Silicon Valley box office or visit www.fantasiassv.org.
Lead On California
Join thousands of women at the inaugural Watermark Conference for Women, Tuesday, February 24th at the Santa Clara Convention Center. The one-day conference will feature nationally recognized speakers who will focus on leadership, career advancement, personal development, social media, health and wellness, personal finance and more. Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson will appear as keynote speakers, along with Senior Vice President at Cisco Systems Ana Corrales; best-selling author of Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus and Gender Intelligence, John Gray, and others.  The results of the first annual Watermark Index to recognize women-friendly employers will be announced at the conference. Learn more at www.leadonca.org/.
Tabard Theatre Company
 “Inside, you’re every age you’ve ever been" - just one of many insights from Morrie Schwartz in The Tabard Theatre Company on San Pedro Square's upcoming production of TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE. Tabard's season is themed “It’s All About Perspective!” The production of Mitch Albom’s 1997 New York Times best-seller runs January 30 through February 22, starring Bay Area favorites James Creer as Mitch and Kurt Gravenhorst as Morrie. Tickets at www.tabardtheatre.org or by calling 408-679-2330.
Breathe California
If you want to make a difference in the air we breathe, check out Breathe California's 2015 “Clear the Air Film Fest”. They're accepting entries from creative people who want to improve our environment. Enter your 5-minute film on health or the environment for a chance to win $1,000 by February 14th. Selected films will be screened at New People Cinema in San Francisco Thursday, March 5th. To learn more visit www.ggbreathe.org
Opera San José
Opera San José continues its 31st season with the World Premiere of Where Angels Fear to Tread by American composer Mark Lanz Weiser, libretto by Roger Brunyate. This bold new opera will be sung in English with English supertitles. Joseph Marcheso will conduct, with stage direction by Lillian Groag. February 7-22, at the California Theater, 345 South First Street, in San Jose. For information or to order tickets call (408) 437-4450 or visit www.operasj.org
Symphony Silicon Valley
Do you know someone who loves music and Lord of the Rings? Symphony Silicon Valley has your answer: tickets to the West Coast premiere of this iconic trilogy accompanied by the first American 250-member live orchestra and chorus. These historic performances will be presented over three days in April at the San Jose Center for Performing Arts. Go to www.symphonysiliconvalley.org or www.lotrssv.org
Willing Suspension Armchair Theatre
What makes you laugh? What tickles your funny bone? Is it a joke or a comedy sketch?  Would it be slapstick or subtle? Join us for an hour of literature; poetry and prose that makes you laugh out loud. Learn and enjoy at Willing Suspension Armchair Theatre's “Analyzing Absurdity,” Thursday, February 12th, at the Scotts Valley Library Branch at 7pm and Wednesday, February 18th, Downtown Santa Cruz Library Branch at 7pm. The production is free, but donations are most welcome and appreciated.

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