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Everyone is invited to join the Social Wave Book Club as we discuss The Muslim Next Door: The Qur'an, the Media, and that Veil Thing by Sumbul Ali-Karamali.
The Muslim Next Door offers easy-to-understand yet academically sound answers to questions about Muslims and the Islamic world while dispelling commonly held misconceptions. The author's vivid anecdotes about growing up Muslim and female in the West, along with her sensitive, scholarly overview of Islam, combine for a uniquely insightful look at the world's fastest growing religion. [ more info]
Group: Book Club
06/20 (Wed): WG Library: Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Workshop (Posted by: WGBA)Prepare for emergencies with this workshop at Willow Glen Library given by the American Red Cross. Learn how to be prepared for and informed about all kinds of emergencies, including earthquakes and fires. [ more info ]
The Willow Glen Neighborhood Association invites everyone to join us for a free talk by historian Ken Middlebrook and architect Marvin Bamburg entitled Historic Trains: How They Transformed San Jose. Don't miss this exciting journey back in time to learn how trains helped shape our city and neighborhoods.
In the early 1920's, San Jose became a thriving food processing, packaging, and shipment center. The proximity to fertile valley lands and fruit orchards made the area a natural location for canneries, warehousees, cold storage facilities, and related industries, making Santa Clara Valley the world's largest food processing region 1920-1960. [ more info ]
Day of Action in Silicon Valley is part of a nationwide event when local people and corporations come together to create lasting change in their community. On June 21, United Way Silicon Valley is partnering with Dorsa Elementary School in the Alum Rock Union School District to create a more positive environment for learning.
We invite you to join other passionate and dedicated volunteers to help make a positive impact on the children and families at Dorsa Elementary School. From the playground, to the computer lab, to the cafeteria, there are opportunities for you to paint, clean, and redecorate to enhance the environment and create a warm and welcoming school. For more information and to sign up, please click here. [ more info ]
The Campbell Historical Museum & Ainsley House Foundation is pleased to present the Joe Sharino Band in concert on Orchard City Green! This special performance is a benefit concert for the Foundation, to help support the Museum and Ainsley House and their many educational programs and exhibits as well as to fund their daily operational expenses.
Come dance the night away with us! This event is on the lawn; low back chairs or blankets are best for sitting. Food and beverages will be available for purchase from the Campbell Museum Foundation. Children with tickets are welcome. No pets, please.
Price is $29 in advance, or $35 at the door (if tickets are still available). To purchase tickets in advance, please click here. [ more info ]
Case Design/Remodeling offers complimentary kitchen and bath remodeling seminars to educate homeowners about remodeling. Learn to be smarter and invest wiser before your San Jose home remodeling project begins. Understand the difference between a custom home remodeling project versus simpler solutions to update the look and feel of your San Jose home. Learn home remodeling trends, where to begin, and what to consider on your next home remodeling project along with how to incorporate eco-friendly home remodeling solutions into your San Jose home. [ more info ]
The Willow Glen Business Association (WGBA) is proud to announce the 17th annual Dancin' on the Avenue Festival to be held on June 23, 2012! Bust out the dancing shoes, call your friends and neighbors, and come to Downtown Willow Glen's annual street party featuring a showcase of Willow Glen's finest eateries, four stages with live music, community dance performances, a Kids' Court, and lots of happy feet. Find all the details at DancinOnTheAvenue.com! [ more info ]
Bring your dog out to play at the 11th Annual C-DOG Spring Dog Festival. This year's event will feature lots of fun contests, games and shopping. A Doggy Costume Parade, Doxie Races, Weenie Bobbing, and Bulldog and Pug Beauty Contests are planned, as well as several dog sports demonstrations. And the Fetch A Wave Photo Booth will be back by popular demand!
Every year, over a hundred volunteers work with the Coastal Dog Owners Group (C-DOG) to produce this popular event, which raises thousands of dollars to benefit local canines and kids. C-DOG brings people together around a shared interest in dogs, raises money for local dogs in need, and provides a fun introduction to the world of dog sports and games. For up-to-the-minute event details and to register online, please click here. [ more info ]
In Mountain View, Morocco's floors will resonate with the pulsating sounds of footwork, song, castanets, syncopated hand clapping, and guitar. Carolina Lugo, Carole Acuna, and their company of Flamenco musicians and dancers will present a very special evening of entertainment at the restaurant tonight. And enjoy the magic of Morocco's cuisine which holds within its taste the history of the country itself.
Cost is $19 per person and $15 for child or student with ID with a 1 drink minimum or food order. Enjoy the special Dinner & Show Package for $39.95 per person. Purchase tickets here. [ more info ]
Campbell Library is pleased to present a free talk by Dr. Joseph Yasutake. Dr. Yasutake, from the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, was incarcerated at the age of 9 in Puyallup Assembly Center, Minidoka Relocation Center, and Crystal City Internment Camp. Dr. Yasutake will address the WWII camp experience, postwar resettlement in the Midwest, and the relevance of the Japanese American experience to democracy today. [ more info ]
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