Almaden Valley Art and Wine Festival | 15 September 2013
The 37th edition of the Almaden Valley Art and Wine Festival will take place on Sunday 15 September at the Almaden Lake Park, starting at 6pm.
The Almaden Valley Art & Wine Festival is presented by the Almaden Valley Women's Club and is supported in part by a Cultural Affairs grant from the city of San Jose.
This year's festival is expected to feature again a wide variety of artists, performers (still time to sign up by the way!) as well as wineries and micro-breweries from California. Kids will be welcome at the Children's Play area.
Get ready for one of the best festivals in Almaden Valley and San Jose. Have a wonderful summer in Almaden Valley in the interim!
Running Above The Influence in Almaden Valley | 8 June 2013
Almaden Valley welcome the first edition of "Running Above The Influence", a 5K and a 10K race which will respectively at 9 and 9.15am at the Almaden Lake Park and will take place along the Los Alamitos Creek Trail.
Teen Challenge International (the NorWestCal Nevada chapter) and Grocery Outlet Bargain Market are sponsors of this event designed to help families and teens fight the battle against addiction and life-controlling problems.
The event is open to all Almaden Valley walkers and runners of all ages. All participants will receive a race tee and a goodie bag. Beverage will be available at the finish line If you are interested in the race map, click here
Net proceeds from the race benefit the men, women, teens, children, and families who are winning the battle over addiction at Teen Challenge.
Almaden Valley Relay for Life " Fiesta of Hope" 2013 | 4-5 May 2013
The 2013 edition of the Almaden Valley Relay For Life is scheduled for 4-5 May 2013 and will take place at the usual location, i.e. Leland High School (6777 Camden Ave., San Jose 95120).
Like every year, the Almaden Valley Community is proud to contribute to the American Cancer Society and celebrate the fight of our loved ones who battled the disease.
Registration opens at 8am Saturday morning. You can download of the schedule of events here.
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Almaden Valley Little League Sign-Up for 2013 Season | 12 January 2013
Almaden Valley residents, if you missed the sign-ups for Almaden Valley Little League last December, do not despair!
Come and join The Almaden Valley Little League Team (Nate, Vicky, Brian and Bruce) on Saturday 12th January at the Little League Major Field next to the Almaden Valley Country School, starting at 9am, until noon.
For more information on Sign-Up costs and requirements, click here and download the 2013 form. Additional information for each division (Junior League, A, AA and AAA and Majors) is available here.
Marionettes Show in Almaden Valley | 29 December 2012
To keep up with the Holidays Season spirit, Almaden Valley kids will be able enjoy the latest adaptation of "Aladdin and the Magic Lamp", the most famouss tale from "The 1001 Arabian Nights".
This show is brought to us by Fratello Marionettes (acclaimed duo of master puppeteers Kevin Menegus and Fred C. Riley III) at the Almaden Valley Library on Saturday 29 December at 2.30 pm.
The show will take place in the Community Room of the Almaden Valley Library Community Center.
Almaden Valley Library Holiday Concert | 15 December 2012
The Almaden Valley Library Branch will host the acclaimed South Bay Guitar Society Duo composed of guitarists Ben Zussman and Jerry Snyder on Saturday 15 December 2012, starting at 2pm.
Almaden Valley residents, join us and get in the Holidays mood for a series of Christmas songs and sing-along songs at this free concert, which will be held in the Almaden Valley Program Room.
Almaden Valley Lions Club Annual Warm Blanket Drive | 11 November 2012
The Almaden Lions' Club Annual Blanket Drive has started! The Almaden Valley Club is collecting clean or new blankets for downtown San Jose Sacred Heart Community Services.
These free blankets will be donated to needy San Jose children and families. Almaden Super Lions already collected and delivered more than 1,000 blankets to Sacred Heart Community Services this year and targeting to donate more.
This is a wonderful chance for everyone to donate their spare blankets to people in need. You can drop off your blankets from 10am-2pm at the Almaden Valley Community Center located 6445 Camden Avenue, San Jose 95120.
Almaden Valley Library Book Sale | 3 November 2012
Friends of the Almaden Valley Library will hold a used books and media sale with up to 50 tables on Saturday 3 November 2012. This event will benefit the Almaden Valley Branch Library.
Sale hours are 9am – 3pm. Prices start as low as $1 for hardcover books and 50 cents for paperbacks. CDs will be available for $1, DVD for $2 and audio books at low prices. Do not miss the $5 bag of books sale and half off all prices in the last hour of the event.
This is the ideal event for Almaden Valley younger and older readers, CD and DVD collectors and Almaden families looking to hang out inside on a fresh Saturday afternoon in the one place in Almaden Valley where everyone always finds something interesting to do.
6th Annual Harvest Festival in Almaden Valley | 27 October 2012
The 6th edition of the Almaden Annual Harvest Festival will take place at the Almaden Library Branch and Community Center on Saturday 27 October 2012, from 11am to 4pm.
The Almaden Valley Harvest Festival is the place where your kids will pick up the right pumpkin from the Pumpkin Patch, get spooked in the Haunted House and will be entertained by the Holiday Story Times and Puppets Show (which starts in the library at 11:30 a.m. and will repeat at 2:30 p.m).
Children are encouraged to dress in their most creative outfits. Do not miss Conroy Cougar, the San José Public Library’s official mascot, who will walk around to meet and greet everyone.
Admission is free for all. The Almaden Valley Harvest Festival is funded partly by the Friends of the Almaden Valley Library.
Almaden Valley Art & Wine Festival | 16 September 2012
Get ready for the 36th edition of the Almaden Valley Art and Wine Festival scheduled for the last week of Summer in Almaden Lake Park, from 10am to 6pm.
This year's Festival logo was designed by Timothea Wang from Lord of the Light Art Studio. Take a peek at the design here. As usual, proceeds of the Almaden Valley Art & Wine Festival will be donated to non-profit organizations and local Almaden schools. Stay tuned for more updates shortly.
This event is sponsored and organized by the Almaden Valley Women's Club (AVWC).
Almaden Valley Library Reading Events | 8-9 August 2012
Always busy reading times at the Almaden Valley Library, even as the hot Summer days roll out on Almaden!
Check out the following four reading events scheduled for the second week of August: Reading to Children with Doris (with trained volunteers), Reading to Furry Friends (pairing children with literacy assistance dogs) Reading Buddies (one-on-one reading) and the ESL Book Club. You can read all about it here.
For those of you not yet familiar with this Almaden Valley institution, the Almaden Valley Library is located 6445 Camden Ave., across Simonds Elementary School and within walking distance of Parma Park. Plenty of parking space, even more in Summer!
Fashion Your Mind Organization Cancer 5K Run | 14 July 2012
The 3rd Annual 5K run sponsored by FYMO will take place this year at the Almaden Lake Park (15652 Almaden Expressway, San Jose, CA 95120) and will start at 8:45 am.
This is a family-friendly non competitive Run/Walk to support and honor those who fight against cancer.
Almaden Valley Concert Series | 5 July - 26 July 2012
All FYMO fundraisers directly support local cancer patients with costs relating to their medication, living expenses, transportation, and home care. You can register here for a $35 fee.
This year's concert series in Almaden Valley will take place at Graystone Park (Corner of Mt. Carmel and Camden Ave) from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm every Thurdsay starting July 5, 2012.
The series kicks off with the Hitmen on July 5, followed by the Groove Kings on July 12. The Silicon Valley House Rockers will take the stage on July 19, and the summer series finale ends on July 26 with Sage.
The series is sponsored by Almaden Valley Senior Association, a non-profit organization that provides scholarships, leadership opportunities and a way to give back to the Almaden Community Center
Play Like A Miner in Almaden Valley Quicksilver Park | 30 June 2012
Ever what the life of a miner was? If yes, this kid-friendly adventure which take place at the Casa Grande in the Almaden Quicksilver Museum will take you through the life and daily work of an Almaden cinnabar miner. Learn more about the birth of Almaden Valley and re-discover Almaden Valley's historic mining community from 11am to 2pm. An education and fun afternoon for alll Almaden Valley residents.
Silicon Valley International Triathlon 2012 | 24 June 2012
Great news for Almaden Valley. Catch the Silicon Valley International Triathlon which will start at UVAS Reservoir from 7am (Swim). The Bike course will take place between UVAS and the Almaden Lake Park. The Almaden Lake Park will also hold the T2 run course and will be the finish line for the event. Individuals and teams can register until June 21, 2012. The race will be followed by an expo and a party of "epic proportions" with Live Music and Gourmet food according to the organizers! Almaden Valley, time to shape up
Almaden Valley Relay for Life 2012 | 5-6 May 2012