Events

February 2020

  • Feb 1st 10:00am–12:00pm

    Interested in learning and/or expanding your family to a child in need? Come to our comprehensive Refugee Foster Care program to hear from current foster parents, program staff and the youth we serve.  
    For more information, please contact Claire, 408-325-5107 orccollins@CatholicCharitiesSCC.org

    Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Main Office
    2625 Zanker Road, 2nd Floor, San Jose, CA 95134

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  • Feb 1st 4:30pm–5:30pm

    Citizenship Workshop - Joyce Ellington Library

    Join us for this informative program on citizenship. Do you wish to learn about the application process for citizenship, green cards, and other immigration remedies? Learn also how to provide legal defenses against deportation and about removal proceedings. Be informed.  Hosted by ALA (Asian Law Alliance)   Free. No registration required for this presentation.

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  • Feb 2nd 1:00pm–3:30pm

    Women & Family Health Fair - Sunnyvale

    Join us to learn about resources that can improve your health, nutrition and quality of life. Free health screenings, snacks and giveaways while supplies last.
    A joint presentation of Sunnyvale Community Services and the Sunnyvale Public Library.  Languages: Spanish and English


  • Feb 3rd 4:00pm–5:00pm

    Immigration Consultations with Catholic Charities / Consultas de inmigración con Catholic Charities - Gilroy

    Free information and referrals to low cost immigration services. Usually scheduled for the first Monday of every month. Información gratuita y referencias a recursos de inmigración de bajo costo. Primer lunes de cada mes.

    Gilroy Library
    350 W. Sixth Street, Gilroy, CA 95020

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  • Feb 5th 6:00pm–9:00pm

    Free Personal Emergency Preparedness (PEP) - Los Altos Hills

    Learn how to prepare your family to be self reliance the first 72 hours following a major disaster.  This class includes information on types of disasters, home and workplace preparedness, fire safety, treating life threatening conditions, and building a disaster supply kit.  Open to all.  Register

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  • Feb 5th 6:30pm–9:30pm

    IRC Citizenship Clinic - Alum Rock Branch Library

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  • Feb 7th 6:30pm–8:30pm

    SCC Registrar of Voters Language/Ethnic Community Workshop - Hindi

    All elections from now on will be implemented under the Voter’s Choice Act in Santa Clara County. There are a few key changes to how voters will participate in the upcoming elections that we would like to share.We believe you represent your community best.Please help us inform your community.You probably heard about the exciting changes coming to the future of voting in Santa Clara County, but do you know the basics of what the Voter’s Choice Act means for you? Here’s a primer that we worked up with the @CASOSVote that has the fundamentals! Check it out!  Secretary of State’s website  Voter’s Choice Primer

    Register On Line

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  • Feb 8th 12:00pm–4:00pm

    Santana Row welcomes the Year of The Rat with an afternoon of Lunar New Year festivities presented by NTD Television and The Epoch Times. Enjoy the exciting drumbeats and crashing cymbals of the Dragon and Lion dances, plus other fascinating cultural performances on a large stage in Santana Row Park (across from Left Bank Brasserie).

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  • Feb 8th 4:30pm–5:30pm

    U.S. Census Informative Presentation - Berryessa Library

    Join us to learn more about U.S. Census 2020 in this presentation by a representative of the U.S. Census Bureau. What is the census? Why is it important to me? Is my data confidential? How do I respond to the census questionnaire? What should I be aware of? Please join us for a presentation to learn about Census 2020 and why everyone living in the U.S. should participate fully in the census.
    Free. No registration required. English / Chinese

    Berryessa Library
    3355 Noble Avenue, San Jose CA 95132

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  • Feb 10th 6:30pm–8:30pm

    SCC Registrar of Voters Language/Ethnic Community Workshop - Vietnamese

    All elections from now on will be implemented under the Voter’s Choice Act in Santa Clara County. There are a few key changes to how voters will participate in the upcoming elections that we would like to share.We believe you represent your community best.Please help us inform your community.You probably heard about the exciting changes coming to the future of voting in Santa Clara County, but do you know the basics of what the Voter’s Choice Act means for you? Here’s a primer that we worked up with the @CASOSVote that has the fundamentals! Check it out! Secretary of State’s website Voter’s Choice Primer

    Register On Line

    Tully Community Branch Library
    880 Tully Road, San Jose, CA 95111

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  • Feb 11th 8:30am–12:30pm

    Beyond DACA: Supporting Dreamers, and Undocumented Students in High School - Day 1 of 2

    Free event. Audience: Teachers, Instructional Coaches, and Administrators   Register by February 10th   For more information: Contact: Jhun Madriaga  408-453-4318   jhun_madriaga@sccoe.org

    In this workshop participants will:

    • Learn the most current information on what is impacting our undocumented and newcomer community
    • Receive tools and resources educators can implement at their school or district wide
    • Learn best practices to address stress, fear, and trauma
    • Hear stories and perspectives from students and educators on their processes and successes
    • Learn about opportunities and supports for college and career

    Santa Clara County Office of Education
    1290 Ridder Park Drive, San Jose, CA 95131-2304

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  • Feb 15th 10:00am–5:00pm

    High Society Events & Travels Partners with SJCC and Evergreen Community College in Celebrating African Ancestry for Black History Month

    Cultural extravaganza featuring the African Diaspora cultures around the world. The various cultures of African ancestry will showcase lifestyle - art, music, food, fashions and have an opportunity to tell their stories. This festival will create business opportunities nationally and internationally. Vendors are encouraged since it will be one of a kind festival with people coming from different parts of the nation and beyond.

    San Jose City College
    2100 Moorpark Ave, San Jose, CA 95128-2723

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  • Feb 15th 10:00am–12:00pm

    Learn about the Rapid Response Network, how to conduct legal observation during enforcement activity, and other roles within the Network. Rapid Responder Trainings are led by Sacred Heart Community Service, PACT and Pangea Legal Services. For more information about the Rapid Response Network in Santa Clara County and ways to get engaged, visit Sacred Heart Community Services and PACT

    If you sign up but later need to change or cancel, you can email carols@sacredheartcs.org.

    Bowers Institute

    145 W. San Carlos St. 95113  

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  • Feb 15th 11:00am–3:00pm

     Everyone Counts! Family Event and Resource Fair

    FREE event for families with children of all ages!
    - Free Lunch
    - Performances by Grupo Folklorico Viva Mi Tierra and more!
    - Special Guest appearance by Sharkie!
    - Parent-Led, Hands-on Art Activities and Workshops for the entire family
    - Community-Based Organization Resource Fair
    - Census 2020 Focus
    - Contest awards

    Please register as space is limited.  Learn more about our program parentengagement.sccoe.org For more information: Jhun Madriaga at 408-453-4318 jhun_madriaga@sccoe.org

    Mexican Heritage Plaza
    1700 Alum Rock Avenue
    San Jose, CA 95116
    Two parking lots available through Alum Rock Avenue or King Road.

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  • Feb 18th 6:00pm–9:00pm

    ¿ESTAS PREPARADO PARA UN DESASTRE?  Desastres pasan. ¿Porque es buena la idea de prepararse?  La llave para sobrevivir y prosperar después de un desastre es la educación y preparación. ¡Regístrese para un evento de dos sesiones gratis en español!
    Si tiene preguntas o desea información adicional, contacte a la oficina de servicios de emergencia localizada en el departamento de bomberos (408) 615-4942.

    Santa Clara Fire Department Training Center (Centro De Entrenamiento Del Departamento De Bomberos De Santa Clara)

    1900 Walsh Avenue, Santa Clara 95050

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  • Feb 18th 6:30pm–8:30pm

    Learn about the Rapid Response Network, how to conduct legal observation during enforcement activity, and other roles within the Network. Rapid Responder Trainings are led by Sacred Heart Community Service, PACT and Pangea Legal Services. For more information about the Rapid Response Network in Santa Clara County and ways to get engaged, visit Sacred Heart Community Services and PACT

    Oddfellows Lodge
    823 Villa St, Mountain View, CA 94041

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  • Feb 19th 6:30pm–8:00pm

    Catholic Charities House Sharing Program Informational Session - Foothill

    CatholicCharitiesSCC@CatholicCharSCCFoothill College has partnered with our House Sharing Program to help students find below market room rental opportunities close to campus. Attend this free informational session on Feb. 19, 2020 @ 6:30pm 

     Foothill College Toyon Room
    12345 El Monte Rd, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022.


  • Feb 20th 6:00pm–9:00pm

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  • Feb 22nd 10:30am–12:00pm

    How To Become A US Citizen – Information Session

    Representatives from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will explain the requirements for naturalization to become a U.S. citizen. Session includes a demonstration interview, answers to general questions and free brochures.
    The session is free and no registration is required.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Saratoga Libraries

    Saratoga Library
    13650 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA 95070


  • Feb 22nd 10:30am–12:00pm

    2020 Census Town Hall

    • Please join Rep. Ro Khanna for a Town Hall on the 2020 Census. The U.S. Census Bureau, the Complete Count Committees of Santa Clara and Alameda Counties will all have representatives on site to ensure a complete count across the Bay Area.  To RSVP, please use this link: https://khanna.house.gov/about/events/census-town-hall

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  • Feb 22nd 11:00am–5:00pm

    Welcome the Year of the Rat with art-making activities, cultural demonstrations, and live performances. This celebration honors both international and local Lunar New Year traditions. Explore and create with family and friends at this multi-generational program.  Free admission.  Skip the line by registering early and printing your tickets in advance.

    San José Museum of Art
    110 S Market St, San Jose, California 95113

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  • Feb 22nd 11:17pm–11:17pm

    Vote-a-Palooza - Palo Alto

    The League of Women Voters celebrates it’s 100th birthday with live music, a food truck, photo ops with suffragist actors, 

    Palo Alto Art Center
    1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA 

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  • Feb 25th 10:30am–11:30am

    Catholic Charities House Sharing Program Informational Session

    Please come to a FREE informational session.  All are welcome to attend to learn more about the program.  Please RSVP to Angela at alaines@catholiccharitiesscc.org


  • Feb 28th 8:30am–12:30pm

    Beyond DACA: Supporting Dreamers, and Undocumented Students in High School - Day 2 of 2

    Free event. Audience: Teachers, Instructional Coaches, and Administrators Register by February 10th For more information: Contact: Jhun Madriaga 408-453-4318 jhun_madriaga@sccoe.org

    In this workshop participants will:

    • Learn the most current information on what is impacting our undocumented and newcomer community
    • Receive tools and resources educators can implement at their school or district wide
    • Learn best practices to address stress, fear, and trauma
    • Hear stories and perspectives from students and educators on their processes and successes
    • Learn about opportunities and supports for college and career

    Santa Clara County Office of Education
    1290 Ridder Park Drive, San Jose, CA 95131-2304

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1/29/20 Vietnamese Children's Choir
1/29/20 Vietnamese Children's Choir
12-5-16 Vets for Standing Rock - SJ City Council
12-5-16 Vets for Standing Rock - SJ City Council
Cambodian Dance Troup
Cambodian Dance Troup
Punjabi Dancers
Punjabi Dancers
Dave Cortese & Samina
Dave Cortese & Samina
Sudanese Ladies
Sudanese Ladies
Vietnamese Karate Kids
Vietnamese Karate Kids
Muslim Father-Daughter
Muslim Father-Daughter
Aztec Dancers
Aztec Dancers