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Updated on: 6/12/2018 1:29 PM
Upcoming Events 


Morgan Hill: 2018 Free Friday Night Music Series
Date: Fridays from June – August, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Location: Morgan Hill Downtown Amphitheater
Invite a friend to the family-friendly free event. Bring a lawn chair, and dance the night away. Beer, wine, food and more available for on-site purchase. Kiwanis Morgan Hill and Morgan Hill Grange donate 100% of food proceeds back into the community for youth scholarships. Hosted by the Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce and sponsors.
More information: https://business.morganhill.org/events/details/2018-friday-night-music-series-41006

Los Gatos: Vasona Vibrations
Date: Saturdays, June and July, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Vasona Lake County Park
The spacious lawn at Vasona Lake County Park is the scene of late afternoon summer Saturday concerts starting in June. Celtic, Bluegrass, Zydeco and roots music of all kinds are on tap at this free concert series.
More information:
http://vasonavibrations.org/

San Jose: Board of Supervisors Budget Hearings
Date: Monday, June 11 - 15, 2018
Time: Varies
Location: Board Chambers, 70 West Hedding St, San Jose
The public is invited to attend the FY2019 Budget Hearings of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors.
More information: www.sccgov.org  

Morgan Hill Library : Lunch at the Library
Date: Monday - Friday, June 11 - August 3​, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 
Location: Morgan Hill Library, 660 West Main Ave
SCCLD has partnered with Second Harvest and Silicon Valley YMCA to provide a healthy, nutritious, free lunch to children 2-18 at the Gilroy Library, Morgan Hill Library and through a partnership with San Martin Gwinn Elementary School. Lunch at the Library offers a safe and positive environment that provides not only a nutritional meal, but also access to books, interactive learning resources, and engaging educational activities throughout the summer.  With Lunch at the Library, we are able to feed the body and the mind.
More information: 
www.sccl.org  

Gilroy Library: Photographer and Author QT Luong
Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Gilroy Library, 350 W. 6th Street, Gilroy
Photographer and author QT Luong will be at Gilroy Library to discuss his book Treasured Lands: A Photographic Odyssey through America's National Parks.
More information: www.sccl.org

​San Jose: Yoga Hike Meditate
Date: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Almaden Quicksilver County Park
Refresh your mind, body, and spirit with Mother Nature. Learn simple and effective methods for self-healing and energy enhancement by practicing gentle postures, breathing, and mind intentions. $15 per person. Meet at Wood Rd. parking lot. 
Reservations online or (408) 355-2201 ​​

Los Gatos: Jazz on the Plazz
Date: Wednesdays, June 13 - August 22, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm 
Location: Town Plaza Park
Late June through late August sees world-class musicians setting up in Town Plaza Park every Wednesday evening for Jazz on The Plazz, a quintessentially Los Gatos celebration of summer al fresco. More information: http://jazzontheplazz.com/  

Morgan Hill Library: Touch-a-Truck
Date: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Morgan Hill Library, 660 W. Main Avenue, Morgan Hill
Check out some cool vehicles like a fire truck, ambulance, and police car (subject to change).
More information: www.sccl.org  

Gilroy Library: Jeremy the Juggler
Date: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm; 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Gilroy Library, 350 W. 6th Street, Gilroy
Join us for this hilarious show with juggling, comedy, and origami.
More information: www.sccl.org  

Saratoga Library: Magician Mike Della Penna
Date: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Saratoga Library, 13650 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga
Magician Mike Della Penna is coming to the Saratoga Library. Attend for a magical afternoon of wonder and laughter. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Saratoga Libraries. 
More information: www.sccl.org  

San Jose: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Date: Friday, June 15, 2018
Time: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Location: San Jose City Hall, Wing Rooms 118-119, 200 E. Santa Clara Street, San Jose
Join the County of Santa Clara, Social Services Agency, Department of Aging and Adult Services for the annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). WEAAD is in support of the United Nations International Plan of Action acknowledging the significance of elder abuse as a public health and human rights issue.
Register at: www.weaad2018scc.eventbrite.com

San Jose: 
Tiny Home Fest California
Date: Friday - Sunday, June 15 - 17, 2018
Time: Varies
Location: Santa Clara County Fairgrounds
The Tiny House movement will be on full display for those thinking about downsizing at TinyFest California. Attendees will be able to check out a large variety of small homes from leading manufacturers to DIY models. Along with tiny houses on display will be an impressive gathering of experts speaking on DIY building to Living the Minimalist Lifestyle.
More information and Tickets: www.TinyFestCalifornia.com 

Gilroy Library: Sculpt with Clay and Recycled/Found Materials (for adults)
Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: Gilroy Library, 350 W. 6th Street, Gilroy
Adults are invited to attend a sculpting program using air-dry clay and recycled/found materials. Learn the basics of sculpting and design. Sign-up on the online events calendar. All materials will be provided. More information: www.sccl.org  

San Jose: Juneteenth in the Park Festival
Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Plaza de Cesar Chavez, 194 South Market Street, San Jose
The African American Community Service Agency invited the public to celebrate Juneteenth - the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. This family-friendly event features a wide variety of food, art work, retailers, community services and local business and embraces educating the community on a diversity of information ranging from health to education and financial wealth.
More information: www.bayareajuneteenth.org

Los Gatos: El Camino Hospital Free Men’s Health Fair
Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018
Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: El Camino Hospital, 815 Pollard Road, Los Gatos
Attend this special morning dedicated to men. Consult with physician experts, listen to health lectures, check out the latest innovative surgical equipment, and enjoy a barbeque lunch with live music.
More information: www.elcaminohospital.org/menshealthfair

Gilroy: Lunch at the Library
Date: Monday - Friday, June 18 - July 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 
Location: 
Gilroy Library, 350 W. Sixth Street, Gilroy 
SCCLD has partnered with Second Harvest and Silicon Valley YMCA to provide a healthy, nutritious, free lunch to children 2-18 at the Gilroy Library, Morgan Hill Library and through a partnership with San Martin Gwinn Elementary School. Lunch at the Library offers a safe and positive environment that provides not only a nutritional meal, but also access to books, interactive learning resources, and engaging educational activities throughout the summer. With Lunch at the Library, we are able to feed the body and the mind.
More information: www.sccl.org  ​

Morgan Hill Library: Creative Writing for Kids: Superheroes
Date: Monday, June 18, 2018
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: Morgan Hill Library, 660 W. Main Avenue, Morgan Hill
Explore character development and comic style writing through art and drama in this creative writing workshop. For grades 3-6. Sign-up online or at the Information Desk.
More information: www.sccl.org  

San Jose: Board of Supervisors Meeting
Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Time: 9:30am
Location: Board Chambers, 70 West Hedding St, San Jose
The public is invited to attend the regular meeting of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors.
More information: www.sccgov.org 

San Martin: Lunch at the Library (Bookmobile)
Date: Tuesday & Thursday, June 19 - August 9​, 2018
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm 
Location: San Martin Gwinn Elementary, 100 North Street, San Martin
SCCLD has partnered with Second Harvest and Silicon Valley YMCA to provide a healthy, nutritious, free lunch to children 2-18 at the Gilroy Library, Morgan Hill Library and through a partnership with San Martin Gwinn Elementary School. Lunch at the Library offers a safe and positive environment that provides not only a nutritional meal, but also access to books, interactive learning resources, and engaging educational activities throughout the summer.  With Lunch at the Library, we are able to feed the body and the mind.
More information: 
www.sccl.org  

Saratoga Library: For Goodness Snakes
Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Saratoga Library, 13650 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga
Don't panic, but there will be snakes in the library. Get up close, meet, and learn about these fascinating creatures and other reptiles in an unforgettable educational experience. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Saratoga Libraries. All ages are welcome. 
More information: www.sccl.org  

Gilroy Library: Music of the Americas
Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Gilroy Library, 350 W. 6th Street, Gilroy
Music celebrating the environment and cultures of North, Central and South America.
More information: www.sccl.org  

Los Gatos: 3rd Thursday Block Parties
Date: Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 
Location: Downtown Los Gatos
Join in the summer fun nights out on the town! The 3rd Thursday of each month, the Chamber and local businesses are throwing a party with music at the Town Plaza Park, on Grays Lane with Loma Brewing Company and at Old Town with Federal Realty. There will be fun and games for the whole family, the shops will stay open late, and there will be beer and wine at Town Plaza Park and Grays Lane. 
More information: www.losgatoschamber.com

San Jose: Make Music San Jose
Date: Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time: Varies
Location: Varies
Make Music San Jose is a free, outdoor day of music held on the summer solstice with performances and music-making events happening citywide from sunrise to sunset.
M
ore information: www.makemusicday.org/sanjose

Morgan Hill Library: Gravity Defying Circus
Date: Saturday, June 23, 2018
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Morgan Hill Library, 660 W. Main Avenue, Morgan Hill
Circus of Smiles presents this action-packed circus adventure full of juggling and laughs! Due to large crowds, a ticket will be required for entrance to this event. Tickets can be picked up at the Program Room door one hour in advance of the program time.
More information: www.sccl.org  

Gilroy: Concours at Kirigin Cellers
Date: Sunday, June 24, 2018
Time: 11:00am – 4:00pm
Location: Kirigin Cellers, 11550 Watsonville Road, Gilroy
The public is invited to the annual Concours car show featuring food, wine and classic cars on display across ten acres of cricket lawns. 
More information: hwww.kirigincellars.com

Morgan Hill Library: LGBTQ Movie Screening and Discussion
Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: Morgan Hill Library, 660 W. Main Avenue, Morgan Hill
Learn about the issues that face lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and their family members every day. The members of this panel of speakers are all Bay Area residents willing to share their personal stories, followed by an opportunity to ask questions about their experiences. Presented by PFLAG San Jose/Peninsula Chapter.
More information: www.sccl.org   

Saratoga Library: Storyteller John Weaver
Date: Wednesday, June 27, 2108
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Saratoga Library, 13650 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga
Be whisked away to lands of big dreams, magical wishes, tall tales, and hilarious characters as master Storyteller John Weaver weaves together stories for the ages. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Saratoga Libraries. 
More information: www.sccl.org

Morgan Hill: Summer Fun in the Park
Date: Thursday, June 28, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Galvan Park, 17666 Crest Avenue, Morgan Hill
Let’s All Go to the Park 2018 summer activities series in South County. Attend the annual “Summer Fun in the Park” and family fitness activities.
More information: (408) 793-2703

Los Gatos: 4th of July Symphony in the Park
Date: Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Time: 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
Location: Oak Meadow Park
The Town of Los Gatos invites you to celebrate the 4th of July with food, games, fun and a traditional performance by the San Jose Wind Symphony.
More information: www.losgatosca.gov/339/4th-of-July-Symphony-in-the-Park

Gilroy: 4th of July Fireworks Salute
Date: Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Time: 9:30 pm
Location: Gilroy High School, 750 W. Tenth Street, Gilroy
The public is invited to attend the FREE 4th of July fireworks display hosted by the City of Gilroy at Gilroy High School.
More information: www.cityofgilroy.org

Morgan Hill: Freedom Festival
Date: Tuesday, July 3 - Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Time: Varies
Location: Downtown Morgan Hill
Morgan Hill hosts continuous all day events surrounding the 4th of July including a Patriotic Sing, Downtown Family Street Dance, Freedom Run, Parade, Car Cruise n’ Show and spectacular Fireworks and entertainment show.
More information: www.morganhillfreedomfest.com

San Jose: 4th of July Family Fun Festival and Firework Show
Date: Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Time: Varies
Location: Almaden Lake & Park
Join Councilmember Johnny Khamis for this patriotic, fun-filled, family-friendly 4th of July event. It is a great way to spend July 4th celebrating the United States of America and recognizing our Veterans and active duty Soldiers.
More information: www.sjd10.com/4th-of-july-annual-event-.html

Los Gatos: Music in the Park
Date: Sundays, July 8 - August 5, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Los Gatos Civic Center Lawn
Music in the Park is a free public summer concert series hosted by the Town of Los Gatos.
More information: 
http://lgmip.com

Community Announcements


Volunteers Drivers Needed! RYDE (Reach Your Destination Easily) is a curb-to-curb transportation service for adults 55+ living in the West Valley. Volunteers are needed to help this program succeed. For more information, call (408) 892-9739. 

Women’s Task Force Openings. Are you or someone you know passionate about improving outcomes for vulnerable women and girls in the County? Consider applying for the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) Task Force.  The Task Force members will provide recommendations by reviewing data and developing recommendations to improve the lives of women and girls in our community.  The Task Force is seeking members of the community with the following areas of expertise: Economic development and security; Gender-based violence; Education and leadership; Health care issues; Housing; and Criminal justice. Learn more and apply here before June 1, 2018: https://www.sccgov.org/sites/bos/bnc/Pages/cedaw-app.aspx 

Be informed with AlertSCC. The County's Office of Emergency Services offers two simple steps you can take to help prepare for disasters and protect your family. The first is to sign-up for the County's emergency alert system, which is AlertSCC.  Second, create a family disaster preparedness plan with the new ReadySCC app. ReadySCC helps you create a plan, put together a kit, and know what to do and where to go in an emergency.  You can download ReadySCC for free from the App Store or Google Play. https://www.sccgov.org/sites/alertscc/Pages/home.aspx

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