KBAY WEB PSA August 29, 2014
Looking for the largest annual antique auto show in the West? Head to History Park Saturday, September 14th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to see hundreds of antique cars, bicycles, and motorcycles from the late 1800s to 1945. Presented each year by the Santa Clara Valley Model T Ford Club and History San Jose, steam powered autos will be the featured auto this year. Kids and families will especially enjoy building and racing their own race cars. In addition, the historic trolley will be running; you can see demonstrations at the Print Shop; visit the Fruit Barn, Umbarger House and One Room School House; and enjoy two exhibits: Shirlie Montgomery: Picturing San José Since 1938 and brand new exhibit, Silicon Valley Bikes! Passion, Innovation & Politics Since 1880. Enjoy food from Peggy Sue’s, as well as O’Brien’s Candy Store & Ice Cream Parlor. Admission is free for HSJ members and children under 2 and $5 for all others. Contact Allan Greenberg at firstname.lastname@example.org or 408-997-0879.
Santa Clara County Library
Celebrate Santa Clara County Library’s 100th anniversary with a book on your head! You can help them break the world record for people balancing books on their heads, put our libraries on the map and have a great time doing it! It’s Saturday, September 6th at the Saratoga Library, 13650 Saratoga Ave. Learn more at www.sccl.org/worldrecord.
You can help celebrate the brief life of a young South Bay boy, and help other kids who suffer from skin diseases at the " Dane's Friend's For FIRST Concert Event” on Sunday, September 7th, at Heritage Theater in Campbell. There’s music and much to celebrate. Tickets include a Mojo Burger Meal and complimentary wine, plus a silent auction, followed by the concert. Dane's Friends for FIRST (Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types) is a fundraising event that was inspired by the life and memory of 3.5-year-old Dane Christian Phelps. Tickets are at the Heritage Theater Box Office – call 408-866-2700 or visit www.danesfriendsforfirst.com.
Local yoga teacher Lorien Neargarder specializes in working with people with cancer, and is coordinating a single day yoga festival, “Pose For A Purpos,e” on Saturday, September 13th at Vasona Lake County Park in Los Gatos, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festival proceeds will benefit local nonprofit Cancer CAREpoint, a unique group that provides direct, personalized, non-medical cancer support services to all cancer patients and their family members. The festival will offer a variety of food trucks for healthy food and drink options! Go to www.pose4apurpose.com.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Join the movement to prevent suicide. Join the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention by participating in the Out of the Darkness Walk in Sacramento on October 4th. Visit http://afsp.donordrive.com to register today. Walk to raise awareness. Walk to raise funds for research, education and advocacy programs to support people impacted by suicide. Join the movement to save lives today.
Heard about Kara? Kara provides grief services for people and communities in times of loss. Join their 5K Walk to Remember and Festival on Saturday, September 28th at Mitchell Park in Palo Alto. It’s a great opportunity to honor and remember someone who has died, to support the community and help sustain Kara’s important programs. You can walk on your own for $25, build a walk team, sponsor the walk or make a donation. Visit www.kara-grief.org/walk13 for all the details.
You can help local farming families, when you join the Community Alliance with Family Farmers on Sunday, September 14th for their first “farm to fork” fundraiser dinner, “The Taste of Santa Clara Valley”. The dinner will take place at Guglielmo Winery in Morgan Hill, and will be fully sourced from local farmers. Experience fresh, local, and delicious food at the peak of the season. For more information, visit www.caff.org.
St. James Orthodox Church
Here’s a tasty way to spend the day – at the Middle Eastern & Greek Food Festival, September 12th -14th at St. James Orthodox Church, right across from the library in Milpitas! The address is 195 North Main. It’s $2 for adults, and kids under 12 get in free, so bring your family! Learn more about it at www.sjorthodox.org/festival.html.
Silicon Valley Red Cross
Do you know someone whose extraordinary act of courage helped them save a life and made them heroes? The American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter is calling on all local residents and companies to nominate individuals and organizations, whose extraordinary acts of courage or community service have made a difference in Santa Clara County. These heroes will be recognized at the Silicon Valley Chapter Heroes Breakfast on Thursday, November 6. Visit redcross.org/ca/san-jose for more information.
Learning and Loving Education Center
The Learning and Loving Education Center of Morgan Hill is turning 21 and they want you to help celebrate! KBAY’s own Lissa Kreisler is emceeing! “Turning 21 –Celebrating Our Success” is Sunday, September 21st, at Mama Mia’s Italian Ristorante in Morgan Hill. There’ll be wine tasting sponsored by local wineries, plus a delicious Italian buffet dinner, silent auction, and music by South Valley Suzuki Music Foundation & Folklorico dances. Tickets: https://www.123signup.com/register?id=yqqfp. The Learning and Loving Education Center is a ministry of the Sisters of the Presentation.
Opera San José
Opera San José opens its 31st season with Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto. This tale of innocence lost and vengeance gone tragically awry will be conducted by Joseph Marcheso, with stage direction by Brad Dalton. Rigoletto will be sung in Italian with English supertitles. It’s set for September 6th-21st at California Theatre, 345 South First Street, San José. For information, call 408-437-4450 or visit www.operasj.org.
Bay Area Birth Information
Expecting? Bay Area Birth Information (BABI), a local nonprofit organization, will hold its 11th Annual Meet BABI Fair connecting expectant and new parents with dedicated professionals, services, information, and resources. On hand for consultations will be midwives, childbirth and new baby instructors, and other professionals. There will be FREE massage, door prizes, a children's play area, and more! It’s set for Saturday, September 6th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Capri Elementary School, 850 Chapman Drive, Campbell. Visit http://www.bayareabirthinfo.org/about_bay_area_birth_info.
Santa Teresa High School
Santa Teresa High School is holding their first ever 5K walk/run on Saturday, September 13th at the high school, 6150 Snell Avenue, San Jose. Register online at www.stabc.org. The race starts at the school track at about 9 a.m., and they are looking for runners and sponsors. If you’d like to run or volunteer, please visit www.stabc.org.
You can support South Bay stroke survivors when you swing a golf club for fun and friendship at “Saving Strokes” Wednesday September 10th at beautiful Los Lagos Golf Course. It’s a golf clinic with perks, including fun on the course and lunch with Sam & Lissa! Learn more about it at www.savingstrokes.com.