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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.

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. SIREN Mobile Legal Clinic at Educational Park Branch Library

    September 25, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Educational Park 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.

District 8

  1. Balance Awareness Walk

    September 20, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ The Villages-Cribari Village

    Councilmember Rose Herrera presents Balance Awareness Walk on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at The Villages! Register to participate for this FREE walk! About the Walk: - 1 mile walk - All visitors, volunteers and participants must be registered - Registered participants will receive a free shirt - Bring a photo ID to The Villages Gate upon your entrance - Free Balance Screenings by Vortex Physical Therapy & Balance - Free raffle giveaways!

Environment - Clean Creeks, Healthy Communities

  1. Coastal Cleanup Day - 31. Coyote Creek Cleanup Site

    September 20, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Corner of Roberts Avenue and Phelan Avenue

    “Our waterways could use a pick-me-up” is the tagline for this year’s California Coastal Cleanup. Join volunteers throughout Santa Clara County to remove trash and debris from our creeks, rivers, and lakes. Choose from 47 sites throughout the County, or volunteer at one of 22 sites in San José. The Environmental Services Department is a sponsor of this event, in collaboration with the Creek Connections Action Group. ESD will host the New Chicago Marsh site in Alviso and the Coyote Creek site near Yerba Buena High School. Remember to wear long pants, long sleeves and a hat. Use plenty of sunscreen. Bring your own reusable water bottle. Light snacks will be provided. Thank you for caring about our creeks.

Environmental Events

  1. National Pollution Prevention Week - Safe Medicine & Mercury Thermometer Drop Off

    September 16, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cupertino Senior Center

    The City of San José’s Environmental Services Department will host pharmaceutical collection events at four sites including San José’s City Hall Rotunda during National Pollution Prevention Week, September 13 through 20, 2014. In addition to collecting unwanted or expired medicines and old mercury thermometers at the events, staff will provide information about safe medicine disposal and other ways to prevent water pollution.

  2. National Pollution Prevention Week - Safe Medicine & Mercury Thermometer Drop Off

    September 17, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ San José City Hall Rotunda

    The City of San José’s Environmental Services Department will host pharmaceutical collection events at four sites including San José’s City Hall Rotunda during National Pollution Prevention Week, September 13 through 20, 2014. In addition to collecting unwanted or expired medicines and old mercury thermometers at the events, staff will provide information about safe medicine disposal and other ways to prevent water pollution.

  3. Coastal Cleanup Day

    September 20, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ 47 sites throughout Santa Clara County, 22 sites in San José

    “Our waterways could use a pick-me-up” is the tagline for this year’s California Coastal Cleanup. Join volunteers throughout Santa Clara County to remove trash and debris from our creeks, rivers, and lakes. Choose from 47 sites throughout the County, or volunteer at one of 22 sites in San José. The Environmental Services Department is a sponsor of this event, in collaboration with the Creek Connections Action Group. ESD will host the New Chicago Marsh site in Alviso and the Coyote Creek site near Yerba Buena High School. Remember to wear long pants, long sleeves and a hat. Use plenty of sunscreen. Bring your own reusable water bottle. Light snacks will be provided. Thank you for caring about our creeks.

  4. Backyard Composting Workshop and Bin Sale

    September 20, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Emma Prusch Park, Meeting Hall

    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.

  5. National Pollution Prevention Week - Safe Medicine & Mercury Thermometer Drop Off

    September 20, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Kaiser San José Farmers' Market

    The City of San José’s Environmental Services Department will host pharmaceutical collection events at four sites including San José’s City Hall Rotunda during National Pollution Prevention Week, September 13 through 20, 2014. In addition to collecting unwanted or expired medicines and old mercury thermometers at the events, staff will provide information about safe medicine disposal and other ways to prevent water pollution.

Housing

  1. Approval of the FY 2013-14 CAPER at the City Council

    September 16, 1:30 PM @ San José City Hall, Council Chambers

    The City Council will conduct a public hearing on the approval of the City's Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) for FY 2013-14. The CAPER is an annual report on the City's progress in meeting the housing and community development goals outlined in the City’s federally-required Consolidated Plan, and covers the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME), the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program, and the Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA) Program. The CAPER will be submitted to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on or before September 30th, 2014

  2. Housing Element City Council Hearing

    September 23, 7:00 PM @ San José City Hall Council Chambers

    The City of San Jose is updating its Housing Element, a chapter of the general plan. A draft housing element was recently published and is available in the Links section of this notice. This meeting/hearing will provide the public an opportunity to provide feedback and ask questions about the draft Housing Element prior to submitting the draft to California's Department of Housing and Community Development for review. It is anticipated that the Housing Element will be adopted by City Council in December 2014. The purpose of the housing element is to ensure that local governments adequately plan to meet the housing needs of all people within the community - regardless of their income. It establishes programs, policies, and land use strategies to meet its Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA). Strategies may include ways to reduce barriers to housing development, minimize housing development costs, facilitate development of complete communities, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Library

  1. War Comes Home: Exhibit Opening feat. Artist Mark Pinto

    September 3, 6:00 PM - September 29, 8:00 PM @ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library 4th Floor Exhibit Area

    "Joes Come Home" & "22 Joes Everyday" by Mark Pinto. The “22 Joes Every Day” installation depicts the tragedy of 22 veteran suicides that occur each day. Come to the exhibit opening for "Joes Come Home" and "22 Joes Everyday" and meet artist Mark Pinto. This is part of the California Reads "War Comes Home" series.

  2. Homework Coach

    September 15, 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.

  3. E for English

    September 15, 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM @ Tully Community Branch Library

    E for English is a tutoring program, founded by Nikita Jain (a Junior at Notre Dame High School) that teaches fundamental concepts of English grammar and mechanics to students entering grades 1-3. This 8 week session will consist of instruction, engaging activities and worksheets, to provide students with a strong foundation in written communication. Registration is required.

  4. War Comes Home: Panel Discussion Group

    September 16, 1:00 PM @ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library Room 255/229, 2nd Floor

    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.

  5. Kaplan SAT Practice Exam

    September 16, 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Tully Community Branch Library

    Find out how you would score on the SAT. Take a full length practice test, proctored by KAPLAN. The test lasts 4.5 hours and is open to all high school students. Participants must contact the branch to receive the registration code to participate.

  6. Kaplan SAT Practice Exam

    September 20, 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM @ Seven Trees Branch Library

    Find out how you would score on the SAT. Take a full length practice test, proctored by KAPLAN. The test lasts 4.5 hours and is open to all high school students. Participants must contact the branch to receive the registration code to participate.

  7. Kaplan SAT Practice Exam

    September 20, 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Alviso Branch Library

    Find out how you would score on the SAT. Take a full length practice test, proctored by KAPLAN. The test lasts 4.5 hours and is open to all high school students. Participants must contact the branch to receive the registration code to participate.

  8. The Tech Challenge: Seismic Engineering in Action!

    September 20, 3:00 PM @ Alviso Branch Library

    A signature program of The Tech Museum of Innovation, The Tech Challenge is an annual team design challenge for students in grades 4-12 that introduces and reinforces the engineering process with a hands-on project geared towards solving a real-world problem. No registration required.

  9. Homework Coach

    September 22, 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.

  10. E for English

    September 22, 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM @ Tully Community Branch Library

    E for English is a tutoring program, founded by Nikita Jain (a Junior at Notre Dame High School) that teaches fundamental concepts of English grammar and mechanics to students entering grades 1-3. This 8 week session will consist of instruction, engaging activities and worksheets, to provide students with a strong foundation in written communication. Registration is required.

  11. Kaplan SAT Practice Exam

    September 23, 3:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Alum Rock Branch Library (Dr. Roberto Cruz - Alum Rock)

    Find out how you would score on the SAT. Take a full length practice test, proctored by KAPLAN. The test lasts 4.5 hours and is open to all high school students. Participants must contact the branch to receive the registration code to participate.

  12. Kaplan SAT Practice Exam

    September 24, 3:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Bascom Branch Library

    Find out how you would score on the SAT. Take a full length practice test, proctored by KAPLAN. The test lasts 4.5 hours and is open to all high school students. Participants must contact the branch to receive the registration code to participate.

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

    September 24, 7:00 PM @ Vineland 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.

  14. SIREN's Mobile Legal Clinic

    September 25, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Educational Park 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.

  15. Kaplan SAT Practice Exam

    September 27, 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM @ Evergreen Branch Library

    Find out how you would score on the SAT. Take a full length practice test, proctored by KAPLAN. The test lasts 4.5 hours and is open to all high school students. Participants must contact the branch to receive the registration code to participate.

  16. Homework Coach

    September 29, 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.

  17. E for English

    September 29, 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM @ Tully Community Branch Library

    E for English is a tutoring program, founded by Nikita Jain (a Junior at Notre Dame High School) that teaches fundamental concepts of English grammar and mechanics to students entering grades 1-3. This 8 week session will consist of instruction, engaging activities and worksheets, to provide students with a strong foundation in written communication. Registration is required.

Main Calendar

  1. National Pollution Prevention Week - Safe Medicine & Mercury Thermometer Drop Off

    September 17, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ San José City Hall Rotunda

    The City of San José’s Environmental Services Department will host pharmaceutical collection events at four sites including San José’s City Hall Rotunda during National Pollution Prevention Week, September 13 through 20, 2014.

    In addition to collecting unwanted or expired medicines and old mercury thermometers at the events, staff will provide information about safe medicine disposal and other ways to prevent water pollution.

  2. Coastal Cleanup Day

    September 20, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Corner of Roberts Avenue and Phelan Avenue

    “Our waterways could use a pick-me-up” is the tagline for this year’s California Coastal Cleanup.

    Join volunteers throughout Santa Clara County to remove trash and debris from our creeks, rivers, and lakes. Choose from 47 sites throughout the County, or volunteer at one of 22 sites in San José.

    The Environmental Services Department is a sponsor of this event, in collaboration with the Creek Connections Action Group. ESD will host the New Chicago Marsh site in Alviso and the Coyote Creek site near Yerba Buena High School.

    Remember to wear long pants, long sleeves and a hat. Use plenty of sunscreen. Bring your own reusable water bottle. Light snacks will be provided. Thank you for caring about our creeks!

  3. Backyard Composting Workshop and Bin Sale

    September 20, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Emma Prusch Park, Meeting Hall

    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.

  4. Trail Count 2014

    September 24, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Various locations throughout the City of San Jose

    Trail Count is an annual event where trail use data is collected. With 9 sites throughout the city, volunteers are needed to simply count how many people are walking/running/biking on the trail. If you can help, please email mollie.tobias@sanjoseca.gov for details on locations and times.

One Day Volunteer Events

  1. Trail Count 2014

    September 24, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Various locations throughout the City of San Jose

    Trail Count is an annual event where trail use data is collected. With 9 sites throughout the city, volunteers are needed to simply count how many people are walking/running/biking on the trail. If you can help, please email mollie.tobias@sanjoseca.gov for details on locations and times.

Planning

  1. Earthquakes Stadium Signage

    September 18, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Rose Garden Branch Library

    The City of San Jose Planning Division would like to invite you to a community meeting about a development permit for the proposed signage for the Earthquakes stadium and an amendment to the City of San Jose Title 23 (Sign Ordinance). Planning staff will be facilitating the meeting, providing you an opportunity to learn about the proposals and get answers to your questions. We are very interested in your input on this proposal and encourage your attendance at this meeting. We will consider all comments during our evaluation of the proposal.