Tagged: Sponsored

"Connected: An Autoblography" Film Screening

$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

Products Fair 2011

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

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

$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"

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

San Jose State University

San Jose Spartan Open and
All-Academy Championships:
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

$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"

$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"

$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

$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

$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!

$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"

$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

$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

$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...