Tagged: Sponsored

"Connected: An Autoblography" Film Screening

 
9/8/11
 
$10 Members; $15 Non-Members
 
Oshman Family JCC

Between texts and tweets, memes and microchips, we’ve become
conditioned to break the world down into byte-sized bits. In Connected ,
Tiffany Shlain—award-winning filmmaker and founder of The Webby Awards—traces
interdependence...

Products Fair 2011

 
8/27/11
 
FREE
 
Door Conversion Offices

Door Conversions and R E Roofing & Construction Inc. invite you to a weekend of education on new and energy-efficient options for your home and lifestyle. Solar seminars, product demos, "ask the expert," free refreshments and so much more. This...

Green Action Day

 
11/13/11
 
Free
 
Zen Center of Sunnyvale

To protect our environment, reduce energy consumption, and promote green, eco-friendly living, the Zen Center of Sunnyvale invites you to an educational and practical "Green Action Day" on Sunday, November 13, 10 am - 2:00 pm.

With an emphasis...

Saratoga by Candlelight: 2nd Annual Holiday Wine Stroll

 
11/25/11
 
$40 til Nov 23; $45 thereafter
 
Saratoga Chamber of Commerce

Saratoga by Candlelight: 2 nd Annual Holiday Wine Stroll

Ring in the holidays Saratoga Style, with "Saratoga By
Candlelight: A Holiday Wine Stroll In The Village,” Friday, November 25, 4 PM -
...

OCCC presents "We Wish You a Merry Christmas"

 
12/9/11
 
$15/12
 
Fisrt United Methodist Church

Enjoy a night of chorus music and a variety of soloists. A reception follows the concert. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to Second Harvest Food Bank as well as any canned food you drop off upon your...

Cal Sports Center: Spartan Open and All-Academy Championship

 
2/17/12
 
 
San Jose State University

San Jose Spartan Open and
All-Academy Championships:
California
Sports Center hosts for the first time in 17 years, the San Jose Spartan Open
and All-Academy Gymnastics Championships. Located at San Jose...

Nobel Prize Winner Joseph Stiglitz - The Price of Inequality

 
6/12/12
 
$12 - 20
 
Oshman Family JCC

Our current economic system has made America the most unequal advanced industrial country with crippled growth and undermined democracy. As the top 1% of Americans control 40% of the country’s wealth, Stiglitz makes a forceful argument against...

Lev Grossman, Best Selling Author of "The Magicians"

 
6/18/12
 
$12 - 20
 
Cubberley Community Theatre

Grossman's 2009 novel The Magicians
was labeled by critics and many fans as "Narnia for adults." The dark tale of a magical school for adolescents became a bestseller that spawned a sequel, The Magician...

Raj Patel, Author of "Stuffed and Starved"

 
6/14/12
 
$12 - 20
 
Cubberley Community Theatre

Half the world is malnourished, the other half obese – Why is there such a large discrepancy between the haves and the have-nots for what we all need: food? Patel conducts a global investigation to make sense of the world...

The Groupon Phenomenon

 
6/28/12
 
$10 Members; $15 Non-Members
 
The Tech Museum

This event has been canceled

Founded in 2008, Groupon is one of the fastest-growing companies in Internet history with local deals offered to over 35 million subscribers in more than 43 countries. The discount service phenomenon helped ignite...

Making Magic Meaningful: Where Science and Magic Interact

 
10/29/12
 
$5- $15
 
Los Altos High School

- Dr. Kim Silverman, Principal Research Scientist, Apple & President of the Society of American Magicians (Palo Alto)

As a Principal Research Scientist at Apple and President of the Society of American Magicians,...

Meet the Bizumer!

 
10/23/12
 
$12 - $20
 
Adobe Systems

We are seeing a new class of business users who are pushing for consumer-grade technology at work. Called “bizumers”, they’re the driving force behind the consumerization of business IT.

The rise of bizumers and their consumer IT continues to...

Ray Kurzweil: Author of "How to Create a Mind"

 
11/15/12
 
$12 - $40
 
Oshman Family JCC

For decades pioneering inventor and theorist, Kurzweil has explored how artificial intelligence can enrich and expand human capabilities. Now, he takes this exploration to the next step: reverse-engineering the brain to understand precisely how it works, then applying that knowledge...

Tim Ferriss, Author of The 4-Hour Series

 
11/29/12
 
$12 - $20
 
Oshman Family JCC

Ferriss has changed lives (in 4-hour increments) twice now. The author of New York Times best-sellers The 4-Hour Workweek and The 4-Hour Body , Ferriss is on a one-man mission to make you more effective in everything...

SLAC, Celebrating 50 Years of Scientific Discovery

 
11/28/12
 
$10 -$15
 
Oshman Family JCC

For five decades, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has pioneered groundbreaking discoveries from astrophysics to energy science. The home of cutting-edge facilities and technologies, scientists uncover mysteries on the smallest and largest scales - from the workings of the...

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