Wed, Jan 25th
Did you know that Tax-Aide Volunteers from the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) offer free help for older taxpayers and people with limited incomes in filing the 1040 Form and the more standard schedules, including Schedules A and B? Assistance will be available at Willow Glen Public Library on Wednesdays, 10am-3pm, February 1 - April 11, 2012. For more information, please phone the Library at 408-808-3045.
In honor of National Teen Tech Week, it's time for San Jose Public Library's 5th Annual Battle of the Bands! Eligible contestants will compete first in an online voting round 2/1-3/3 on SJPL's Battle of the Bands website. The top 5 finalists will then be invited to play a publicized concert finale on March 24.
For complete contest information, official rules, and details on how to enter, please visit SJPL's Battle of the Bands website. Deadline for entry is February 12.
01/25 (Wed): Morning Crane Healing Arts: Chinese New Year Celebration (Posted by: WGBA)Morning Crane Healing Arts & Fitness Center invites everyone to join us for a free Chinese New Year's Celebration. Help us welcome the Year of the Dragon!
Festivities will begin at 6:30pm with an introduction and New Year Renewal Ceremony, followed by opportunities for you to find out how the energy of the upcoming year will effect your specific astrological animal sign and watch Sifu Chris Shelton perform a Tai Chi demonstration. We'll also be hosting a potluck supper, so bring your favorite dish to share! [ more info ]
01/26 (Thu): Ying Chang Compestine & Yan Nascimbene at Hicklebee's (Posted by: WGBA)Hicklebee's Books is pleased to welcome author Ying Chang Compestine and illustrator Yan Nascimbene as they present their newest book, Crouching Tiger.
Ying Chang Compestine is the author of the acclaimed middle-grade novel Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party as well as several picture books and a collection of short stories, A Banquet for Hungry Ghosts. Yan Nascimbene, an award-winning illustrator of many books for children, has illustrated more than three hundred book covers for publishers all over the world. [ more info ]
Willow Glen Coffee Roasting Company is pleased to present an evening of classical piano music featuring Lee Davidson! Come and check out the show and try some of Downtown Willow Glen's best coffee. [ more info ]
Stop by The Grapevine and enjoy the music of local guitarist Mark Rodriguez, performing the music of Tracy Chapman, John Mayer, Elvis Costello, John Legend, and more. There will be no cover charge, but a two-item minimum purchase is required. 21 years and over only, please. [ more info ]
Willow Glen Yoga presents a Foundations of Flow Workshop taught by Karen Scura. This workshop will teach you the three fundamental Sun Salutes and emphasize vital information about proper form to ensure a sage and effective practice. Jumpstart or tune up your existing practice! This is a great class for beginners. Cost is $30. To register, please visit our website. [ more info ]
Cucina Bambini presents the Lil' Chefs Class for children ages 3-5. This 1-hour class is designed to give young aspiring chefs independence in the kitchen. Today we'll be making alphabet soup! Parents are welcome to stay, but may also drop-off their child. Cost is $15 per child with advanced registration online, $20 per child when you drop-in. For more information and to register, please visit Cucina Bambini's website. [ more info ]
Join us at Bloom Bridal Boutique for a fun afternoon of shopping! We will be featuring vintage home decor and housewares, handmade jewelry and accessories, and packaged culinary treats. Come by and bring a friend! [ more info ]
Cucina Bambini, a hands-on cooking school for children and adults in Downtown Willow Glen, presents a Cupcake Workshop for children ages 6 and up. Today, we'll be baking mini red velvet and basic yellow cupcakes from scratch and learning creative decorating techniques.
Cost is $30. For more information and to register, please visit Cucina Bambini's website. [ more info ]
Check out The Grapevine for the "Wine-iest" Trivia Night in San Jose! Sip and snack your way through our tasting menu as Quiz Masters Mike and Bret lead teams through rounds of entertaining trivia questions. Topics will include history, geography, art, entertainment, science, math, and wine, beer, and cheese knowledge! There will be no cover charge, but a two-item minimum purchase is required. Ages 21 and over only, please. [ more info ]
Sew Beadazzled presents a class in pearl knotting for beaders of all skill levels taught by Phyllis Martin-Rennie.
Do you know how to store and clean pearls? What are the reasons for knotting, as opposed to other ways of stringing? Is there more than one way to knot? Learn all the tips and techniques of the ancient art of pearl knotting in this workshop. Cost for the class is $25. Please phone the shop to reserve a spot: 408-293-2232. [ more info ]
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