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This calendar features City of San José-sponsored events, community meetings and classes. You may view the calendar by list, week or month, and by date and category.

Visit the Master Calendar for upcoming City Council and Boards & Commissions meetings.

District 4

  1. Happy Hollow's Senior Safari Walkabout

    April 24, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Happy Hollow Park & Zoo

    Happy Hollow is not just a place for kids! Introducing our early morning Senior Safari Walkabout. Get some exercise while enjoying the minds, get a little (or a lot) of exercise, and gain unique knowledge into the wonders of the natural world in an atmosphere such to make you feel like a kid again! Animal meet & greets, highlighted routes for the 10,000 Step Program, and see the Zoo wake-up. Healthy breakfast will be available for purchase. Senior Safari Walkabouts are free to attend and take place on Thursdays, April 24th, May 22nd, and June 26th, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

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  2. District 4 Great American Litter Pick Up

    April 26, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Alviso Youth Center Room 2- 5040 North 1st St., Berryessa Community Center -3050 Berryessa Rd, Piedmont Hills High School - Large Parking Lot 1377 Piedmont Rd, Educational Park Library -1772 Educational Park Dr.

    Join me on Saturday April 26th for the Great American Litter Pick Up. District 4 residents can do their part in helping keep San Jose clean, improve the environment and contribute to a better quality of life by volunteering for the Great American Litter Pick-Up to help clean up litter and debris. For over 6 years, District 4 has been consistently recognized for bringing out a large number of volunteers for this event and our community has been recognized three times for recruiting the most number of volunteers city-wide. On the day of the event, check-in at your meeting location and receive litter cleanup supplies. At noon, join me for a free celebration lunch. Thank you for your commitment in keeping our streets, parks, and neighborhoods clean.

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  3. San José Children's Faire

    April 26, 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM @ Discovery Meadow Park

    The San José Children's Faire hosted by the San José Public Library and the City of San José will mark its 26th consecutive celebration! Over 30 booths and special attractions. Booths are staffed by local non-profits, community organizations, local government services, and business which provide services for families with young children. Over 5,000 attend each year. Children enjoy hands-on projects and games while their parents and caregivers receive information on programs and services.

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District 8

  1. The Silicon Valley 3rd Annual Social Innovation Leadership Forum 2014

    April 25, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM @ San José City Hall
    200 E. Santa Clara St.
    San Jose, CA 95113

    The Social Innovation Leadership Forum (SILF) 2014 builds on last year's successful event where over 250 innovators, representing many public and private sectors, participated in Learning, Connecting and Collaborating with each other. The SILF, an initiative by the Global Leadership Advancement Center (GLAC), is designed to encourage cross-community collaboration to drive innovative solutions in addressing our community's social issues. This year's forum will include an "Unconference" event in the morning and a Community Innovation Challenge event in the afternoon. SILF 2014 will focus on addressing the issues of housing and education in Silicon Valley.

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  2. Great American Litter Pick Up

    April 26, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ The Boys and Girls Club and
    Evergreen Community Center
    San Jose, CA

    The Boys and Girls Club - Smythe Clubhouse, 2195 Cunningham Ave.

    Evergreen Community Center, 4860 San Felipe Rd.

    Don't let litter trash your community! Help us clean up litter in San José. The District 8 Kick Off Locations will be taking place at The Boys and Girls Club - Smythe Clubhouse, located at 2195 Cunningham Avenue, and the Evergreen Community Center, located at 4860 San Felipe Road.

    Registration & Event Kick Off, including morning snacks: 8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

    Cleanup: 8:45 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

    Celebration Lunch: 11:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    For more information on how you can register to be a volunteer, visit www.govoluntr.com/litterpickup or contact Jennifer Gonzales at (408) 535-4908 or jennifer.gonzales@sanjoseca.gov.

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District 9

  1. District 9 Great American Litter Pick-Up

    April 26, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Various locations throughout the District

    Celebrate Earth Day with us by joining the Great American Litter Pick Up. To participate call (408) 535-4909 and sign up for one of the meeting locations. On the day of the event, register at your meeting location and receive litter cleanup supplies.* At noon, join us for a celebration lunch at your Council District’s Event Kickoff Location. Lunch is free for volunteers. *Donated supplies are limited. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own pick-up stick and gloves. We will be focusing on the following areas within District 9: Butcher Park Erikson Park DeAnza Park Terrell Park Thousand Oaks Park The Little Branham Soundwall Fore more information contact Scott Hughes scott.hughes@sanjoseca.gov (408)535-4909

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Environmental Events

  1. Earth Day 2014 - Great American Litter Pick Up

    April 26, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Help us clean up litter in San José. To participate call (408) 975-7233 and sign up for one of the meeting locations listed on the flyer. On the day of the event, register at your meeting location and receive litter cleanup supplies (donated supplies are limited). At noon, join us for a celebration lunch at your Council District’s Event Kickoff Location. Lunch is free for volunteers.

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  2. Backyard Composting Workshop and Bin Sale

    April 30, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Visitor & Education Center

    Turn your grass, leaves and kitchen scraps into a wonderful soil amendment. Green waste and worm composting will be covered.

    Compost bins will also be available for purchase at a discounted price to San José residents at this workshop. A driver's license with a San José address or a Recycle Plus bill and picture ID is required. Both the Soil Saver Backyard Composter (yard trimmings and food waste) and the Wriggly Wranch Worm Composter (food waste) will be available for $50 each. Check or cash accepted.



    These workshops and bin sales are brought to you by the Recycling and Waste Reduction Commission of Santa Clara County and the City of San José in partnership with Santa Clara County's Master Composter Program and the Guadalupe River Park Conservancy.

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Housing

  1. 30 Day Public Review and Comment Period for the FY 2014-15 Annual Action Plan

    March 28, 8:00 AM - April 29, 5:00 PM @ City of San José - Housing Department - 12th Floor

    The City of San Jose welcomes public comments on the Annual Action Plan 2014-15. We look forward to your feedback. The document can be viewed online at the link listed to the right. Paper copies of the document may be picked up at the Housing Department or copies may be requested by calling 408-793-5542.

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  2. Approval of the FY 2014-15 Annual Action Plan - City Council

    April 29, 1:30 PM @ San José City Hall

    The City Council will conduct a final hearing on the approval of the Annual Action Plan 2014-15. The approved document will be submitted to the US Department of Housing and Community Development before May 15, 2014.

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Library

  1. SIREN's Mobile Legal Clinic @ Tully Branch Library

    April 24, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Tully Branch Library

    SIREN will have an attorney and a Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) certified representative to give free legal consultation to people with immigration issues/concerns. We can help you read documents, check for eligibility for immigration benefits, and explain the immigration process and how to navigate it. Drop ins are always welcome. It’s first come, first serve.

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  2. For Goodness Snakes* @ Willow Glen Branch Library

    April 24, 3:30 PM @ Willow Glen Branch Library

    This one-of-a-kind educational experience will introduce children to the fascinating world of snakes and other reptiles. Come enjoy the opportunity to hold and interact with the docile animals of For Goodness Snakes. *Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

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  3. 26th Annual San José Children's Faire

    April 26, 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM @ Discovery Meadow Park

    The San José Children's Faire hosted by the San José Public Library and the City of San José will mark its 26th consecutive celebration! Over 30 booths and special attractions. Booths are staffed by local non-profits, community organizations, local government services, and business which provide services for families with young children. Over 5,000 attend each year. Children enjoy hands-on projects and games while their parents and caregivers receive information on programs and services.

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  4. Silly Magic with Chiquy Boom @ Seven Trees Branch Library

    April 26, 3:00 PM @ Seven Trees Branch Library

    Join us for a silly, fun, bilingual magic show that will include music and movement games for children of all ages. Let’s play, dance and have fun in English and Spanish with Chiquy Boom!

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  5. For Goodness Snakes* @ Santa Teresa Branch Library

    April 26, 3:30 PM @ Santa Teresa Branch Library

    This one-of-a-kind educational experience will introduce children to the fascinating world of snakes and other reptiles. Come enjoy the opportunity to hold and interact with the docile animals of For Goodness Snakes. *Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

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  6. Pete G. Magic Show* @ Joyce Ellington Branch Library

    April 28, 3:00 PM @ Joyce Ellington Branch Library

    Enjoy the magic of Pete G., then learn a trick and become a magician’s assistant. Join us with the whole family for this fun filled hour. *This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Joyce Ellington Library.

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  7. Pete G. Magic Show* @ Vineland Branch Library

    April 29, 4:00 PM @ Vineland Branch Library

    Enjoy the magic of Pete G., then learn a trick and become a magician’s assistant. Join us with the whole family for this fun filled hour. *This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Vineland Library.

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  8. For Goodness Snakes* @ Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library

    April 30, 4:00 PM @ Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library

    This one-of-a-kind educational experience will introduce children to the fascinating world of snakes and other reptiles. Come enjoy the opportunity to hold and interact with the docile animals of For Goodness Snakes. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

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  9. Pete G. Magic Show* @ Tully Community Branch Library

    April 30, 4:30 PM @ Tully Community Branch Library

    Enjoy the magic of Pete G., then learn a trick and become a magician’s assistant. Join us with the whole family for this fun filled hour. *This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Tully Library.

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Main Calendar

  1. Earth Day 2014 Great American Litter Pick Up

    April 26, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Earth Day 2014 Great American Litter Pick Up. Cleanup: 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Rain or Shine. For more information or to sign up call: (408) 975-7233

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  2. Community Meeting on Proposed Medical Marijuana Regulations

    April 26, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ San José City Hall, Council Wing (W 120)

    The City Manager's Office will hold a public discussion on the proposed medical marijuana regulations. The meeting will include a presentation followed by a question and answer session. Parking will be validated. Parking is available at the City Hall Garage, 200 East Santa Clara Street and 6th Street, or the 4th Street Garage, 44 S. 4th Street and San Fernando. For questions, contact Jessica Lowry at (408) 535-8148.

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  3. 26th Annual San José Children's Faire

    April 26, 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM @ Discovery Meadow Park

    The San José Children's Faire hosted by the San José Public Library and the City of San José will mark its 26th consecutive celebration! Over 30 booths and special attractions. Booths are staffed by local non-profits, community organizations, local government services, and business which provide services for families with young children. Over 5,000 attend each year. Children enjoy hands-on projects and games while their parents and caregivers receive information on programs and services.

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Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services

  1. Senior Wellness and Diabetes Prevention Camp

    April 22, 9:00 AM - April 24, 2:00 PM @ Seven Trees Community Center

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  2. Senior Wellness and Diabetes Prevention Camp

    April 23, 9:00 AM - April 25, 2:00 PM @ 3590 Cas Dr.

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  3. Senior Wellness and Diabetes Prevention Camp

    April 24, 9:00 AM - April 26, 2:00 PM @ 3590 Cas Dr.

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  4. Earth Day 2014 Great American Litter Pick Up.

    April 26, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Earth Day 2014 Great American Litter Pick Up. Cleanup: 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Rain or Shine. For more information or to sign up call: (408) 975-7233

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  5. 7th Annual Walk for Brain Injury

    April 26, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Arroyo (Almaden Lake Park)

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