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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.

Animal Care & Services

  1. $10 Animal Adoptions

    October 1 - October 12 @ San Jose Animal Care Center

    San Jose Animal Care Center celebrating 10th anniversary with $10 Pet Adoptions

Arts, Entertainment & Events

  1. LiveSV

    June 5 - December 31

    LiveSV provides information of events that are happening around the city of San Jose. For more information, please click on the LiveSV link.

  2. San Jose Downtown Events Calendar

    June 5 - December 31

    San Jose Downtown provides information about the local events happening in San Jose, please click on the link for more details.

  3. Team San Jose Events Calendar

    June 5 - December 31

    Team San Jose provides an informational calendar of local events in San Jose. For more details, please click on the link.

District 4

  1. Columbus Day

    October 13, All Day

    San José City Hall and other City offices will close for the holiday and reopen on Tuesday, October 14. The Police and Fire Departments, along with other critical City services, will remain unaffected by the closure.

District 8

  1. Day in the Park

    October 11, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Lake Cunningham Regional Park
    2303 S. White Rd.
    San Jose, CA 95148

    NEW DATE! More information coming soon!

    For more information, call (408) 535-4908 or email district8@sanjoseca.gov.

    Register for a Vendor Booth or Entertainment

    Become a Day in the Park 2014 Event Sponsor

  2. Coffee Chat with Councilmember Rose Herrera and Police Captain Mike Knox

    October 17, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Evergreen Coffee Company

    Join Councilmember Rose Herrera and Police Captain Mike Knox for a cup of coffee and a chat! This "Coffee Chat" will be an opportunity to discuss your ideas, questions and concerns in your community. For information, please contact the Office of Councilmember Rose Herrera at (408) 535-4908.

  3. East Valley Family YMCA's Spooktacular 2014

    October 24, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ East Valley Family YMCA
    1975 S. White Road
    San Jose, CA 95148

    Come join other Y families and staff for a free evening of spooky fun. There will be a pumpkin walk, face painting, costume contest, trick or treating, and much more! Everyone is welcome and you're encouraged to attend in a costume. Please call to register or for more event details.

District 9

  1. Prospect Silicon Valley Grand Opening

    October 2, All Day

    Prospect Silicon Valley (ProspectSV) is the first nonprofit, Silicon Valley-based commercialization catalyst to accelerate the next generation of technology benefiting cities everywhere. ProspectSV provides support to emerging technology companies, including its headquarters, a 23,000 sq. ft. Technology Demonstration Center with working space, labs, specialized equipment, meeting rooms, and a suite of commercialization assistance. ProspectSV enables leaders to: - Connect to an ecosystem of industry leaders, from incubators, emerging technology companies, investors, cities, and product manufacturers - Demonstrate technology in commercial- and municipal-scale settings, with access to public infrastructure for field trials to lower risk, prove market viability, and prepare for scale - Commercialize with unique support from qualified experts, and showcase innovations at the ProspectSV Technology Demonstration Center in the heart of Silicon Valley

Holiday Closures

  1. Columbus Day

    October 13, All Day

    San José City Hall and other City offices will close for the holiday and reopen on Tuesday, October 14. The Police and Fire Departments, along with other critical City services, will remain unaffected by the closure.

Housing

  1. Consolidated Plan 2015-2020 San José Community Forum

    October 2, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Mayfair Community Center, Chavez Hall

    Please join the City of San José for a community forum to help identify affordable housing, homeless and community improvement needs over the next five years. The Consolidated Plan outlines the City's housing and community development needs and provides an action plan on how the City intends to use its federal funds to address those needs. San José receives an average of $12 million annually through the Community Development Block Grant, the Emergency Solutions Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships and Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS. How should these funds be spent? Your input will help City and County leaders prioritize spending for important services and community improvements. Light refreshments will be provided.

  2. Consolidated Plan 2015-2020 San José Community Forum

    October 7, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Tully Community Branch Library Community Room

    Please join the City of San José for a community forum to help identify affordable housing, homeless and community improvement needs over the next five years. The Consolidated Plan outlines the City's housing and community development needs and provides an action plan on how the City intends to use its federal funds to address those needs. San José receives an average of $12 million annually through the Community Development Block Grant, the Emergency Solutions Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships and Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS. How should these funds be spent? Your input will help City and County leaders prioritize spending for important services and community improvements. Light refreshments will be provided.

  3. Public Meetings on San Jose's Affordable Housing Fee

    October 9, 5:45 PM @ San Jose City Hall Housing & Community Development Commission Meeting

    The Housing Department is pleased to announce a new series of public outreach meetings regarding the City of San Jose's Housing Impact Fee Study. These meetings will address the Department's draft recommendations to be included in the Housing Impact Fee Ordinance, based on the Residential Nexus Analysis, the Supplement to the Residential Nexus Analysis, and comments and suggestions submitted by developers and the general public.

  4. Public Meetings on San Jose's Affordable Housing Fee

    October 14, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ San Jose City Hall Developer Stakeholder Meeting

    The Housing Department is pleased to announce a new series of public outreach meetings regarding the City of San Jose's Housing Impact Fee Study. These meetings will address the Department's draft recommendations to be included in the Housing Impact Fee Ordinance, based on the Residential Nexus Analysis, the Supplement to the Residential Nexus Analysis, and comments and suggestions submitted by developers and the general public.

  5. Public Meetings on San Jose's Affordable Housing Fee

    October 15, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Bascom Branch Library Meeting for the General Public

    The Housing Department is pleased to announce a new series of public outreach meetings regarding the City of San Jose's Housing Impact Fee Study. These meetings will address the Department's draft recommendations to be included in the Housing Impact Fee Ordinance, based on the Residential Nexus Analysis, the Supplement to the Residential Nexus Analysis, and comments and suggestions submitted by developers and the general public.

  6. Public Meetings on San Jose's Affordable Housing Fee

    October 20, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ San Jose City Hall Meeting for the General Public

    The Housing Department is pleased to announce a new series of public outreach meetings regarding the City of San Jose's Housing Impact Fee Study. These meetings will address the Department's draft recommendations to be included in the Housing Impact Fee Ordinance, based on the Residential Nexus Analysis, the Supplement to the Residential Nexus Analysis, and comments and suggestions submitted by developers and the general public.

Library

  1. Halloween: Creepy Creatures

    October 3, 4:00 PM @ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

    Create creepy creatures out of felt to scare your friends just in time for Halloween!

  2. Spooky Halloween Science

    October 3, 4:00 PM @ Pearl Avenue Branch Library

    Get ready for Spooky Halloween Science Fun! In this workshop, you will handle slimy worms and learn about their role in decomposition, turn your lab partner into a "mummy", make a witch’s potion, concoct Oger boogers, create a skull mask, and observe a real sheep’s brain. If you like disgusting, nasty, scary, creepy-crawly things, this is the workshop for you!!! This workshop is presented by Science Smart Kids (www.ScienceSmartKids.com) and is appropriate for children ages 5-12. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Pearl Avenue Library.

  3. Book Club: What It Is Like To Go To War

    October 4, 11:00 AM @ Seven Trees Branch Library

    Please join this discussion of Karl Marlantes' What It Is Like To Go To War. This is part of the California Reads War Comes Home series.

  4. Homework Coach

    October 6, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Joyce Ellington Branch Library

    Need help with your homework? Our Homework Coach is available to assist students Grades K-8 with homework on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:30 to 4pm. Registration is required. Please pick up the registration form from the Homework Coach.

  5. Film Screening: Poster Girl

    October 7, 1:00 PM @ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library Room 255, 2nd Floor

    Robynn was and all-American high school cheerleader who became the poster girl for women in combat. But since returning from Iraq, she has faught an insidious foe: post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This academy Award-nominated documentary follows Robynn over the course of two years as she embarks on a journey of self discovery and redemption through art and poetry. This film will be followed bty a discusion led by local veterans Charolette Bear and Ann Weeby. This is part of the California Reads War Comes Home series.

  6. Homework Coach

    October 13, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Joyce Ellington Branch Library

    Need help with your homework? Our Homework Coach is available to assist students Grades K-8 with homework on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:30 to 4pm. Registration is required. Please pick up the registration form from the Homework Coach.

  7. War Comes Home: Panel Discussion Group

    October 15, 6:00 PM @ Santa Teresa Branch Library

    What are some of the issues facing veterans as they come back to their communities? What can we do to be more helpful and thoughtful towards veteran needs? A panel of veterans and field experts will discuss various topics related to veterans coming back into the community and what can be learned from their experiences. This is part of the California Reads War Comes Home series.

  8. Homework Coach

    October 20, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Joyce Ellington Branch Library

    Need help with your homework? Our Homework Coach is available to assist students Grades K-8 with homework on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:30 to 4pm. Registration is required. Please pick up the registration form from the Homework Coach.

  9. Homework Center

    October 21, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Tully Community Branch Library

    Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors are available to assist students Grades K-8 with homework on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00pm. Registration is required and available athttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/17SdRkJsmz1kA2WJv4w0AanGSknYQyxAOAIrtqzWu73A/viewform Câ`n giu´p la`m ba`i sau gio` ho?c? Chu´ng tôi co´ nhân viên da?y ke`m thiê?n nguyê?n co´ thê? giu´p ca´c em lo´p Mâ~u Gia´o dê´n lo´p 8. Câ`n ghi danh truo´c trên ma?ng du`ng di?a chi? na`y https://docs.google.com/forms/d/17SdRkJsmz1kA2WJv4w0AanGSknYQyxAOAIrtqzWu73A/viewform ¿Necesitas ayuda con tu tarea? Tutores estan disponibles para ayudar a los estudiantes de K-8 con sus tareas. Es gratís y se necesita registrarse; ubicado enhttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/17SdRkJsmz1kA2WJv4w0AanGSknYQyxAOAIrtqzWu73A/viewform

  10. SIREN's Mobile Legal Clinic

    October 23, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Alum Rock 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.

  11. War Comes Home: Dramatic Readings

    October 23, 6:30 PM @ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library Room 225/229, 2nd Floor

    Literature and film are powerful ways of capturing and conveying important dimensions of human experience. Please join us for a program of storytelling and oral interpretation focusing on soldiers and veterans. Students from San Jose State University Theatre Arts Department will perform selections from both literary and cinematic works that illuminate the experiences of soldiers at war and veterans returning to civilian life. This is part of the California Reads War Comes Home series.

  12. Homework Coach

    October 27, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Joyce Ellington Branch Library

    Need help with your homework? Our Homework Coach is available to assist students Grades K-8 with homework on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:30 to 4pm. Registration is required. Please pick up the registration form from the Homework Coach.

  13. War Comes Home: Dramatic Readings

    October 28, 6:00 PM @ Cambrian Branch Library

    Literature and film are powerful ways of capturing and conveying important dimensions of human experience. Please join us for a program of storytelling and oral interpretation focusing on soldiers and veterans. Students from San Jose State University Theatre Arts Department will perform selections from both literary and cinematic works that illuminate the experiences of soldiers at war and veterans returning to civilian life. This is part of the California Reads War Comes Home series.

  14. Homework Center

    October 29, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Tully Community Branch Library

    Need help with your homework? Volunteer tutors are available to assist students Grades K-8 with homework on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00pm. Registration is required and available athttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/17SdRkJsmz1kA2WJv4w0AanGSknYQyxAOAIrtqzWu73A/viewform Câ`n giu´p la`m ba`i sau gio` ho?c? Chu´ng tôi co´ nhân viên da?y ke`m thiê?n nguyê?n co´ thê? giu´p ca´c em lo´p Mâ~u Gia´o dê´n lo´p 8. Câ`n ghi danh truo´c trên ma?ng du`ng di?a chi? na`y https://docs.google.com/forms/d/17SdRkJsmz1kA2WJv4w0AanGSknYQyxAOAIrtqzWu73A/viewform ¿Necesitas ayuda con tu tarea? Tutores estan disponibles para ayudar a los estudiantes de K-8 con sus tareas. Es gratís y se necesita registrarse; ubicado enhttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/17SdRkJsmz1kA2WJv4w0AanGSknYQyxAOAIrtqzWu73A/viewform

  15. War Comes Home: Oral Histories

    October 29, 6:00 PM @ Evergreen Branch Library

    In conjunction with the Digital Clubhouse Network, an organization that develops innovative ways of using the power of the digital technologies to build a better 21st century community, teens will present a special screening of video interviews with local veterans. This is part of the California Reads War Comes Home series.

Main Calendar

  1. Columbus Day

    October 13, All Day

    San José City Hall and other City offices will close for the holiday and reopen on Tuesday, October 14. The Police and Fire Departments, along with other critical City services, will remain unaffected by the closure.

  2. 2014 Autumn work2future Job Fair

    October 15, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Santa Clara County Fair Grounds
    344 Tully Rd
    San Jose, CA 95111

    work2future, your resource for the next step in your career, will host its largest job fair of the year on October 15 beginning at 10 am. Join over 50 actively recruiting employers ready to address your questions and help you in your connection with their company. Expedited registration will be available for preregistered attendees and work2future clients.

One Day Volunteer Events

  1. Prusch Park Harvest Festival: Volunteers Needed!

    October 4, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM @ Emma Prusch Farm Regional Park

    Volunteers are needed to help with all festival activities: set-up, booth staffing, trash pick-up, take-down and other various tasks.

  2. South Bay Fishing In The City

    October 11, 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Lake Cunningham Park

    South Bay Fishing in the City teaches children ages five to 15 how to fish on their own. Kids gain an appreciation for the outdoors and an awareness of basic environmental principles. After the clinic, they’ll have the skills needed to go out and fish at their local lakes, ponds and streams. Volunteers assist our Fishing in the City core volunteers with our fishing clinic to instructing participants on the basics of fishing, including safety and ethics, knot tying, casting and rigging. Once they've received instruction from volunteer staff, kids are loaned a rod, provided with bait and tackle, and then are able to try their luck at fishing until noon. Volunteers also escort groups of children to the shoreline to encourage and assist them as they fish. Volunteers will meet at 7:00 a.m. at the north side of Lake Cunningham, near Tully and White Rd. in San Jose. The event is at the Sandy Beach area. Pre-registration is required. Please bring sunscreen and a water bottle. All registe

  3. Trail Crew: Alum Rock Park

    October 11, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Alum Rock Park

    Want a great workout in the fresh air? Bring your friends and build your muscles! Volunteers are needed to help maintain the nature trails at Alum Rock Park! Enjoy the peaceful surroundings while making a difference right in your own community! Closed-toe shoes are mandatory! Please bring your own filled water bottle. If you have work gloves, please bring those too. Dressing in layers is suggested. Meet near the Visitors Center Parking Lot--approx 1.4 miles into the park.