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New Year’s Eve East Coast Countdown

Sunday, December 31, 2017 Christmas in the Park presents a New Year’s Eve East Coast Countdown.  This free event begins at 7:00pm and continues until just past midnight. Christmas in the Park is open on New Year’s Eve, December 31, from 9:00am. There will be a special family oriented attraction from 7:00-9:00pm, conduct an “East […]

Christmas in the Park 2017

Once again Plaza de Cesar Chavez in San Jose is transformed into Christmas in the Park from the day after Thanksgiving through New Years Day. The free event includes more than 550 decorated Christmas trees, over 40 animated displays/exhibits, visits with Santa, nightly entertainment and more. Special areas of Christmas in the Park include Reindeer […]

Fall Back 2017

This Sunday at 2:00 am, November 5, we turn our clocks back an hour as we return to Standard Time. Remember, bars actually stop serving alcohol at 1:59 am, one minute before the clocks are set back one hour. This is also a good time to change the batteries in your smoke detectors. Year Spring […]

Search for Life Beyond Earth

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., Dr. Jill Tarter of the SETI Institute will give a free, illustrated, non-technical talk on: Will the 21st Century be the Time We Discover Life Beyond Earth? in the Smithwick Theater at Foothill College. Dr. Tarter is a pioneer leading the effort to search for signals from civilizations among […]

Cupertino Carnival 2017

The Cupertino Carnival 2017, a three-day festival featuring live music, entertainment, real amusement rides, jump houses/inflatables, games, arts and crafts, a wide variety of food and more at St. Joseph of Cupertino School and Parish; from Friday, September 15 through Sunday, September 17. Admission is free; however, there is a cost for rides, games and […]

Free Outdoor Movie Nights at Saint James Park 2017

Saturdays in August is Free Outdoor Movie Nights at Saint James Park. Movies are free and begin at dusk; about an hour before the film will be fun and games for kids of all ages.  Also, costumes are encouraged – prizes to those who dress on theme. Bring a blanket or low-chair to sit on. You […]

Total/Partial Eclipse of the Sun

The eclipse is August 21, 2017 (see below for times). A solar eclipse in which the moon passes between the sun and us.  Those of us in California will see a partial eclipse.  If you wish to see a total eclipse, head on up to Salem, Oregon. Never look directly at the sun without appropriate […]

It’s time to prepare for 2017-2018 Opera San Jose!

Opera San Jose has been busy preparing for its new season, and it’s time for us to start marking our calendars.  Opening night is September 9, and the first show is Mozart’s Così fan tutte. Thinking himself worldly and experienced, Don Alfonso decides to relieve his young friends, Ferrando and Gugliemo, of their faith in […]

Palo Alto Players presents The Graduate

“One word, Benjamin. PLASTICS.” Palo Alto Players is currently presenting The Graduate, one of my favorite novellas by Charles Webb. Even for those who have never read the 1963 book by Charles Webb, or seen the film starring Dustin Hoffman, Mrs. Robinson’s stocking-ed leg is still an iconic image. The question here is can it […]

20th Annual Bay Area Classic Yo Yo Contest

Over 100 of the top yo-yo competitors will compete in the 20th Annual Bay Area Classic Yo Yo Contest on Saturday, June 3, 2017, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. The free to view Contest will be held at the Children’s Discovery Museum. Contest Schedule: 9:00 AM – 12:30: Prelims 12:30 – 1:00 PM: Break / On […]

Santa Cruz Longboard Surf Contest 2017

The 33rd Annual Santa Cruz Longboard Union Longboard Invitational is this weekend, May 27-28, 2017. Nearly 200 Longboarders take over Steamer Lane each Memorial Day weekend to compete in the longest-running longboard surf contest on the West Coast. Show More Summary

Wings of History Air Museum Free Open House

Free admission to the Wings of History Air Museum on Saturday, May 20 from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm. See various airplanes (including antique, modern and Warbirds), antique cars, antique farm equipment, steam engines and hot air balloons. Free airplane rides for kids 8 years to 17 years old. Limited space, pre-register here (2017-05-20 South […]

Häagen-Dazs Free Cone Day 2017

Free Häagen-Dazs kid size scoop of your favorite flavor in either a cup, sugar cone, or cake cone on Tuesday, May 9 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm; limit one kid scoop per guest. Participating Häagen-Dazs Shops: Häagen-Dazs Shop Valley Fair Mall 2855 Stevens Creek Blvd., Suite 2458 Santa Clara, 95050-6709 (408) 260-8882 Häagen-Dazs Shop San Francisco Premium […]

Jane’s Walk San Jose 2017

Walks are May 5-7 at various times. “Jane’s Walks are free, locally organized walking tours, in which people get together to explore, talk about and celebrate their neighborhoods. Where more traditional tours are a bit like walking lectures, a Jane’s Walk is more of a walking conversation. Leaders share their knowledge, but also encourage discussion […]

Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History – Free Admission

Free admission to the Santa Cruz Museum on the first Friday of every month. Museum exhibits focus on the natural history of the Santa Cruz region and the Monterey Bay. Wildlife & Habitats — On display… Owls, Hawks, a Golden Eagle, Reptiles, Amphibians, Foxes, Coyotes, Bobcat, Mountain Lion, Jack Rabbits, Brush Rabbits, Great Blue Heron, Great […]

Free Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream

Ben & Jerry’s is thanking its customers for their support by offering a free scoop of ice cream Tuesday, April 4, 2017 between noon and 8:00 pm. As we know about free offerings, the line will be long. San Jose 115 East San Carlos San Jose, 95112 408 275 8827 Find a participating Ben & […]

Blossom Festival 2017

The Blossom Festival 2017 is March 18 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in the Saratoga Heritage Orchard and Civic Center area. Antique cars, vintage motors, children’s crafts, craftspeople, and live music from the 30’ and 40’s calibrating the original Blossom Festival that debuted in 1900. Also, vintage farm vehicles, artists, along with prune and […]

Bay Area Pet Expo 2017

The Bay Area Pet Expo at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds is Saturday and Sunday, March 11 &12. Admission to this indoor event is free (Parking $8.00) and non-aggressive, well-behaved pets are welcome — all pets must be on a fixed lead or in a carrier with proof of appropriate vaccinations. You will be required […]

National Frozen Yogurt Day at Yogurtland

National Frozen Yogurt Day is celebrated annually on February 6th. Get a free yogurt and toppings in commemorative cup at Yogurtland Saturday February 6, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Find your Yogurtland location and check with them if they are participating. Yes, this should be easier.

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