19th Annual Día de los Muertos Downtown SJ Festival

Sun, Oct 23, 2016   |  11:00am - 3:30pm

Plaza de César Chávez

194 S Market St, San Jose (Map)

Participate in this traditional Latin American event, honoring our ancestors. Bring pictures to help construct a Community Altar for loved ones passed. The processesion starts at Cesar Chavez Park (City View Plaza) and finishes behind Martin Luther King Jr Library, on San Jose State Campus, where the altar and festival take place. Entertainment and activies for all. Free Culture Camp crafts and activities for kids.


NZ's Diwali Fashion Expo 2016

Sun, Oct 23, 2016   |  11:00am - 7:00pm

Sunnyvale Hindu Temple

450 E Persian Dr, Sunnyvale (Map)

NZ's Collection Proudly Presents Diwali Fashion Expo 2016. Fashion Expo - Large numbers of Vendors assembling under one roof! FEATURING: Clothing/Jewelry Exhibition, Henna Artist, Entertainment "Dance show & Live Singing, DJ, Food Stalls, Kids Activities, Raffle Prizes


Mommy & Me Free Kids Club, Halloween Family Fun Fest!

Tue, Oct 25, 2016   |  10:00am - 12:00pm

Santana Row

377 Santana Row, San Jose (Map)

No Tricks just treats! We invite you to join our special Halloween Family Fun free event featuring free entertainment, interactive games, hands-on activities and educational activities designed for parents and their pre-school aged children. Wear your costume and trick or treat The Row! Also enjoy arts and crafts, face painting, pumpkin decorating, Halloween photos and more!


Artists Connect

Tue, Oct 25, 2016   |  4:00pm - 6:00pm

Montalvo Arts Center

15400 Montalvo Rd, Saratoga (Map)

Join us for wine and light refreshments as we network and share ideas with artists and fellow educators in an open and casual setting. Montalvo's Education Department will host moderated conversation topics ranging from current trends in education, pedagogical theories, issues in schools, classrooms, and our communities. Invite a friend, colleague, or anyone else interested in the field of education who would like to join the discussion and connect with peers!


Creative Collisions: The DIY Costume Party

Tue, Oct 25, 2016   |  6:30pm - 9:00pm

The Tech Museum of Innovation

201 S Market St, San Jose (Map)

Halloween, a holiday made for makers! Come learn how to power up your costume with LEDs and Arduino, and learn about making props, armor and more. Costumes encouraged*, but no worries if you’re coming straight from the office: Our DIY accessories will get you in the Halloween spirit.


Origami: Between the Folds of Art and Technology

Wed, Oct 26, 2016   |  6:30pm - 8:30pm

Oshman Family JCC

3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto (Map)

Origami is the centuries-old Japanese art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures. Robert Lang, a world-renowned origami artist and physicist has taken this traditional art form one step further. Lang is one of the pioneers of cross-disciplinary origami that combines mathematics, science, technology, engineering and design with origami. His applications have been used on medical devices, air bag designs and expandable space telescopes. Hear more about the blending of art and technology and what drives him to create such inspirational masterpieces.


Modern Latina’s Paint Night: Fridita

Wed, Oct 26, 2016   |  6:30pm - 8:30pm


71 E San Fernando St, San Jose (Map)

Join us for Modern Latina’s Paint Night: Fridita! Enjoy an evening with the ladies at Deluxe Eatery Drinkery as we create this cute and adorable Fridita! No experience needed as you'll be guided step-by-step. All materials included. This is a limited seating event. $25 per person on a 12x16 canvas using acrylic. Co-host: Main Street Art Studio with instructor Connie.


Trivia Night with Mike (Log Into Facebook to View Event Page)

Wed, Oct 26, 2016   |  6:30pm - 9:30pm

Tessora's Barra di Vino

234 E Campbell Ave, Campbell (Map)

Teams of 4 people or less will be eligible for 1st & 2nd place prizes, using their brains only to get the answers. Questions will be from a wide range of topics like history, science, entertainment, government, current events, sports, local trivia, etc. So come in to challenge your minds, make some friends and drink some fine wines!


Senior Safari Walkabout

Thu, Oct 27, 2016   |  9:00am - 10:00am

Happy Hallow Park & Zoo

1300 Senter Rd, San Jose (Map)

Happy Hollow is not just a place for kids! Join our early morning Senior Safari Walkabout. Get some exercise while enjoying the beautiful sights and sounds of Happy Hollow Park & Zoo. Seniors are invited to challenge their minds, get a little (or a lot) of exercise, and gain unique knowledge into the wonders of the natural world in an atmosphere sure to make you feel like a kid again!


Halloween-themed Messy Play at PLAY!

Thu, Oct 27, 2016   |  3:30pm - 4:30pm

Play! Los Altos

170 State St, Los Altos (Map)

Dig through pumpkin guts, scoop colored oatmeal, squish gooey eyeball slime, and help make a paper mache ghost! All materials are nontoxic and washable, and included in the class price. Smocks will be provided, but please wear appropriate clothing and/or bring a change of clothes. Children learn best through hands-on, active play. They learn about their world around them by experiencing a wide range of materials and textures. In Messy Play class, we do just that! We'll change up the materials and activities each class, but we'll always get messy!

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