Events

October 2020

  • Oct 1st 11:00am–12:00pm

    Clase de ciudadania en Español | Citizenship Class for Spanish speakers

    Prepárese para el examen de ciudadanía de los Estados Unidos a través de las 100 preguntas de civismo proporcionadas por la oficina de USCIS. ¡Todos son bienvenidos!

    Si cumple con los siguientes requisitos, es elegible para tomar el examen cívico en su lengua materna durante su entrevista de ciudadanía.

    •Si tiene 50 años de edad o más con 20 años de residencia permanente de los Estados Unidos, o

    •Si tiene 55 años de edad o más con 15 años de residencia permanente

    (408) 294-1237 #familylearningcenters

    Biblioteca Latinoamericana

    921 South First St, San Jose CA 95110

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  • Oct 1st 4:30pm–5:30pm

    SJPL Virtual U.S. Citizenship Class

    Requirements to take the Citizenship Class: You must have been a legal permanent resident for at least 5 years, or 3 years if married to a U.S. Citizen You must read, write, and understand basic English. You can also practice your citizenship interview! During the mock interview, you will practice how to answer questions about your application, background, and civics test, as well as to practice the reading and writing test!

    Registration Required                     Contact: Marcela Munoz marcela.munoz@sjlibrary.org

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  • Oct 3rd 3:00pm–4:00pm

    Join the San José Public Library in this live viewing of “Latinxs; Multiple Experiences” via Zoom. This short documentary captures the experiences of Latinxs and their journeys coming to the US, living in the US or growing up in the US. These everyday people share their backgrounds and their lives now as Latinx Americans.

    After the viewing you will have the chance to interact directly with those featured in the documentary. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, come on this journey with us as we celebrate these men and women who bravely tell their stories and learn what they have contributed to our San José and California communities.

    Free online event. Registration required.

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  • Oct 6th 11:00am–12:00pm

    Clase de ciudadania en Español | Citizenship Class for Spanish speakers

    Prepárese para el examen de ciudadanía de los Estados Unidos a través de las 100 preguntas de civismo proporcionadas por la oficina de USCIS. ¡Todos son bienvenidos!

    Si cumple con los siguientes requisitos, es elegible para tomar el examen cívico en su lengua materna durante su entrevista de ciudadanía.

    •Si tiene 50 años de edad o más con 20 años de residencia permanente de los Estados Unidos, o

    •Si tiene 55 años de edad o más con 15 años de residencia permanente

    (408) 294-1237 #familylearningcenters

    Biblioteca Latinoamericana

    921 South First St, San Jose CA 95110

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  • Oct 7th 12:00pm–1:00pm

    USCIS’ Processing of Concurrently Pending Forms N-400 and Forms I-751

    Hosted by the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman (Ombudsman)

    During this session, Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman Michael Dougherty and his staff will explain the circumstances under which Forms N-400 (Application for Naturalization) and I-751 (Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence) may be pending concurrently, clarify USCIS’ current processes when handling and adjudicating these concurrently pending forms, and allow stakeholders to share their experiences with the concurrently pending forms. USCIS subject matter experts will join the Ombudsman’s staff to relay information and answer questions where appropriate.

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  • Oct 7th 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Citizenship Class - Bascom Branch Library

    This course is for lawful permanent residents who want to become citizens. For best results participants should expect to attend all six sessions.

    • Students will learn about the civics (U.S. history and government) questions on the naturalization test. This is the main focus of the course for the majority of the classes.
    • Students will also learn about the naturalization process, including Form N-400, and get to practice their English skills.
    • Students should have a good understanding of English prior to taking this class.

    Free.    No registration required.    Phone: (408) 808-3077

    SJPL Bascom Branch, Family Learning Center (FLC) Room
    1000 S. Bascom Ave, San Jose CA 95128

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  • Oct 7th 1:00pm–3:30pm

    Free Legal Wellness Clinic for Non-Profits

    1. Legal Wellness Clinic - 10/7/20, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM (Co-sponsors: Pinterest and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP)
      Participating nonprofits will work one-on-one with experienced attorneys to receive a legal wellness audit, with afocus on COVID-19-related issues, including but not limited to:

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  • Oct 7th 5:30pm–7:00pm

    Restoring your smoke/heat damaged home

    This Roadmap to Recovery™ workshop series is presented by United Policyholders, a non-profit consumer organization helping improve disaster recovery for over 29 years. For more information visit www.uphelp.org/2020wildfires   Sign up to receive our calendar of events at www.uphelp.org/signup    Questions? Email info@uphelp.org
    Register Now

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  • Oct 8th 11:00am–12:00pm

    Clase de ciudadania en Español | Citizenship Class for Spanish speakers

    Prepárese para el examen de ciudadanía de los Estados Unidos a través de las 100 preguntas de civismo proporcionadas por la oficina de USCIS. ¡Todos son bienvenidos!

    Si cumple con los siguientes requisitos, es elegible para tomar el examen cívico en su lengua materna durante su entrevista de ciudadanía.

    •Si tiene 50 años de edad o más con 20 años de residencia permanente de los Estados Unidos, o

    •Si tiene 55 años de edad o más con 15 años de residencia permanente

    (408) 294-1237 #familylearningcenters

    Biblioteca Latinoamericana

    921 South First St, San Jose CA 95110

    More Information


  • Oct 8th 4:30pm–5:30pm

    SJPL Virtual U.S. Citizenship Class

    Requirements to take the Citizenship Class: You must have been a legal permanent resident for at least 5 years, or 3 years if married to a U.S. Citizen You must read, write, and understand basic English. You can also practice your citizenship interview! During the mock interview, you will practice how to answer questions about your application, background, and civics test, as well as to practice the reading and writing test!

    Registration Required                  Contact: Marcela Munoz marcela.munoz@sjlibrary.org

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  • Oct 8th 5:30pm–7:00pm

    Navigating insurance to rebuild/replace a wildfire-destroyed home

    This Roadmap to Recovery™ workshop series is presented by United Policyholders, a non-profit consumer organization helping improve disaster recovery for over 29 years. For more information visit www.uphelp.org/2020wildfires     Sign up to receive our calendar of events at www.uphelp.org/signup   Questions? Email info@uphelp.org   Register Now

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  • Oct 9th 11:30am–1:00pm

    12 Ways to Deal with Stress & Anxiety - Free

    Exhausted? Overwhelmed? Nonprofit workers have been responding to the needs of our community for over 6 months. It’s time to take a few moments and join us for a lunch session focused on taking care of you.  

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  • Oct 10th 10:00am–12:00pm

    Free Food Box Distribution by Sewa

    Sewa donation event for COVID-19 and the Northern CA Wildfires. 1 box per family - first come first served.  For more information call 408-300-SEWA

    691 So Milpitas Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035

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  • Oct 13th 10:00am–11:30am

    CyberSecurity and Zoom Optimization for CBO's

    What does it mean to keep your nonprofit CyberSecure? How can you ensure that your donor and client information is safe in this world of virtual work? How can you optimize zoom so your meetings and events run smoothly and safely?

    Join Leda Muller from CyberLeed and Howard Lui from Breaking Sky Productions for an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session that will cover some basics about cyber security and Zoom optimization:  Hosted by the Silicon Valley Council of Non-Profits (SVCN).  $35 donation suggested.

    REGISTER

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  • Oct 13th 11:00am–12:00pm

    Clase de ciudadania en Español | Citizenship Class for Spanish speakers 

    Prepárese para el examen de ciudadanía de los Estados Unidos a través de las 100 preguntas de civismo proporcionadas por la oficina de USCIS. ¡Todos son bienvenidos!

    Si cumple con los siguientes requisitos, es elegible para tomar el examen cívico en su lengua materna durante su entrevista de ciudadanía.

    •Si tiene 50 años de edad o más con 20 años de residencia permanente de los Estados Unidos, o

    •Si tiene 55 años de edad o más con 15 años de residencia permanente

    (408) 294-1237 #familylearningcenters

    Biblioteca Latinoamericana

    921 South First St, San Jose CA 95110

    More Information


  • Oct 14th 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Citizenship Class – Bascom Branch Library

    This course is for lawful permanent residents who want to become citizens. For best results participants should expect to attend all six sessions.

    • Students will learn about the civics (U.S. history and government) questions on the naturalization test. This is the main focus of the course for the majority of the classes.
    • Students will also learn about the naturalization process, including Form N-400, and get to practice their English skills.
    • Students should have a good understanding of English prior to taking this class.
    • Free. No registration required. Phone: (408) 808-3077

    SJPL Bascom Branch, Family Learning Center (FLC) Room
    1000 S. Bascom Ave, San Jose CA 95128

    More Information


  • Oct 15th 11:00am–12:00pm

    Clase de ciudadania en Español | Citizenship Class for Spanish speakers 

    Prepárese para el examen de ciudadanía de los Estados Unidos a través de las 100 preguntas de civismo proporcionadas por la oficina de USCIS. ¡Todos son bienvenidos!

    Si cumple con los siguientes requisitos, es elegible para tomar el examen cívico en su lengua materna durante su entrevista de ciudadanía.

    •Si tiene 50 años de edad o más con 20 años de residencia permanente de los Estados Unidos, o

    •Si tiene 55 años de edad o más con 15 años de residencia permanente

    (408) 294-1237 #familylearningcenters

    Biblioteca Latinoamericana

    921 South First St, San Jose CA 95110

    More Information


  • Oct 15th 4:30pm–5:30pm

    SJPL Virtual U.S. Citizenship Class

    Requirements to take the Citizenship Class: You must have been a legal permanent resident for at least 5 years, or 3 years if married to a U.S. Citizen You must read, write, and understand basic English. You can also practice your citizenship interview! During the mock interview, you will practice how to answer questions about your application, background, and civics test, as well as to practice the reading and writing test!

    Registration Required                    Contact: Marcela Munoz marcela.munoz@sjlibrary.org

    More Information


  • Oct 15th 5:30pm–7:00pm

    Insurance Claim Help for Wildfire-Impacted Renters

    This Roadmap to Recovery™ workshop series is presented by United Policyholders, a non-profit consumer organization helping improve disaster recovery for over 29 years. For more information visit www.uphelp.org/2020wildfires  Sign up to receive our calendar of events at www.uphelp.org/signup   Questions? Email info@uphelp.org    Register Now

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  • Oct 17th 10:00am–12:00pm

    Sewa Free Food Boxes at 3 locations

    One Box per family - first come first served.  For more information call 408-300-SEWA or email Bayarea@SewaUSA.org      SewaUSA

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  • Oct 17th 10:00am–5:00pm

    Joint Disaster Assistance Center - SCU Lightening Complex Wildfire

    Cal OES, FEMA, and other County Departments and Service Providers will be available from 10:00am until 5:00pm with information and resources on Saturday 10/17, Monday 10/19, Tuesday 10/20 and Wednesday 10/21.

    CalFire Smith Creek Fire Station
    22805 Mt. Hamilton Rd, San Jose, 95140

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  • Oct 19th 9:00am–12:00pm

    Hosted by Consulado General de México en San José ¡Aprovecha este servicio que el Consulado pone a tu disposición!
    No se requiere cita, ni hacer ningún trámite en el Consulado. #SemanaBinacionalDeSalud #SBS #SaludParaTodos #HaciendoComunidad #PasaLaVoz

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  • Oct 19th 10:00am–5:00pm

    Joint Disaster Assistance Center - SCU Lightening Complex Wildfire

    Cal OES, FEMA, and other County Departments and Service Providers will be available from 10:00am until 5:00pm with information and resources on Saturday 10/17, Monday 10/19, Tuesday 10/20 and Wednesday 10/21.

    CalFire Smith Creek Fire Station
    22805 Mt. Hamilton Rd, San Jose, 95140

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  • Oct 20th 10:00am–5:00pm

    Joint Disaster Assistance Center - SCU Lightening Complex Wildfire

    Cal OES, FEMA, and other County Departments and Service Providers will be available from 10:00am until 5:00pm with information and resources on Saturday 10/17, Monday 10/19, Tuesday 10/20 and Wednesday 10/21.

    CalFire Smith Creek Fire Station
    22805 Mt. Hamilton Rd, San Jose, 95140

    More Information


  • Oct 20th 11:00am–12:00pm

    Clase de ciudadania en Español | Citizenship Class for Spanish speakers 

    Prepárese para el examen de ciudadanía de los Estados Unidos a través de las 100 preguntas de civismo proporcionadas por la oficina de USCIS. ¡Todos son bienvenidos!

    Si cumple con los siguientes requisitos, es elegible para tomar el examen cívico en su lengua materna durante su entrevista de ciudadanía.

    •Si tiene 50 años de edad o más con 20 años de residencia permanente de los Estados Unidos, o

    •Si tiene 55 años de edad o más con 15 años de residencia permanente

    (408) 294-1237 #familylearningcenters

    Biblioteca Latinoamericana

    921 South First St, San Jose CA 95110

    More Information


  • Oct 21st 10:00am–5:00pm

    Joint Disaster Assistance Center - SCU Lightening Complex Wildfire

    Cal OES, FEMA, and other County Departments and Service Providers will be available from 10:00am until 5:00pm with information and resources on Saturday 10/17, Monday 10/19, Tuesday 10/20 and Wednesday 10/21.

    CalFire Smith Creek Fire Station
    22805 Mt. Hamilton Rd, San Jose, 95140

    More Information


  • Oct 21st 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Citizenship Class – Bascom Branch Library

    This course is for lawful permanent residents who want to become citizens. For best results participants should expect to attend all six sessions.

    • Students will learn about the civics (U.S. history and government) questions on the naturalization test. This is the main focus of the course for the majority of the classes.
    • Students will also learn about the naturalization process, including Form N-400, and get to practice their English skills.
    • Students should have a good understanding of English prior to taking this class.

    Free. No registration required. Phone: (408) 808-3077

    SJPL Bascom Branch, Family Learning Center (FLC) Room
    1000 S. Bascom Ave, San Jose CA 95128

    More Information


  • Oct 22nd 11:00am–12:00pm

    Clase de ciudadania en Español | Citizenship Class for Spanish speakers 

    Prepárese para el examen de ciudadanía de los Estados Unidos a través de las 100 preguntas de civismo proporcionadas por la oficina de USCIS. ¡Todos son bienvenidos!

    Si cumple con los siguientes requisitos, es elegible para tomar el examen cívico en su lengua materna durante su entrevista de ciudadanía.

    •Si tiene 50 años de edad o más con 20 años de residencia permanente de los Estados Unidos, o

    •Si tiene 55 años de edad o más con 15 años de residencia permanente

    (408) 294-1237 #familylearningcenters

    Biblioteca Latinoamericana

    921 South First St, San Jose CA 95110

    More Information


  • Oct 22nd 4:30pm–5:30pm

    SJPL Virtual U.S. Citizenship Class

    Requirements to take the Citizenship Class: You must have been a legal permanent resident for at least 5 years, or 3 years if married to a U.S. Citizen You must read, write, and understand basic English. You can also practice your citizenship interview! During the mock interview, you will practice how to answer questions about your application, background, and civics test, as well as to practice the reading and writing test!

    Registration Required                 Contact: Marcela Munoz marcela.munoz@sjlibrary.org

    More Information


  • Oct 23rd 9:00am–12:00pm

    Free Drive-in Citizenship Application Assistance

    At this event, potential citizenship applicants will have the opportunity to have their completed application reviewed by an attorney or a Dept of Justice (DOJ) accredited representative. Participants must wear masks at all times.

    It’s important to register by calling (408) 510-4358. If no one answers, leave your name, phone number and best time to call you back.
    For more information contact Gerardo Barba gbarba@catholiccharitiesscc.org.

    Catholic Charities
    2625 Zanker Rd. San Jose 95134

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  • Oct 23rd 1:00pm–4:00pm

    Free Drive-in Citizenship Application Assistance

    At this event, potential citizenship applicants will have the opportunity to have their completed application reviewed by an attorney or a Dept of Justice (DOJ) accredited representative. Participants must wear masks at all times.

    It’s important to register by calling (408) 510-4358. If no one answers, leave your name, phone number and best time to call you back.
    For more information contact Gerardo Barba gbarba@catholiccharitiesscc.org.

    Catholic Charities
    2625 Zanker Rd. San Jose 95134

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  • Oct 24th 10:00am–12:00pm

    Free Food Box Distribution by Sewa at 5 locations

    One Box per family - first come first served. For more information call 408-300-SEWA or email Bayarea@SewaUSA.org SewaUSA

    6 Locations:
    Santa Clara
    - Corner of Los Padres and Ellena Ave
    Near 2157 Main St
    Near 3700 Haig St
    Near 962 Giulia St
    Milpitas
    - 691 So Milpitas Blvd
    Milpitas
    - 1540 Dennis Drive

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  • Oct 27th 11:00am–12:00pm

    Clase de ciudadania en Español | Citizenship Class for Spanish speakers 

    Prepárese para el examen de ciudadanía de los Estados Unidos a través de las 100 preguntas de civismo proporcionadas por la oficina de USCIS. ¡Todos son bienvenidos!

    Si cumple con los siguientes requisitos, es elegible para tomar el examen cívico en su lengua materna durante su entrevista de ciudadanía.

    •Si tiene 50 años de edad o más con 20 años de residencia permanente de los Estados Unidos, o

    •Si tiene 55 años de edad o más con 15 años de residencia permanente

    (408) 294-1237 #familylearningcenters

    Biblioteca Latinoamericana

    921 South First St, San Jose CA 95110

    More Information


  • Oct 28th 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Citizenship Class – Bascom Branch Library

    This course is for lawful permanent residents who want to become citizens. For best results participants should expect to attend all six sessions.

    • Students will learn about the civics (U.S. history and government) questions on the naturalization test. This is the main focus of the course for the majority of the classes.
    • Students will also learn about the naturalization process, including Form N-400, and get to practice their English skills.
    • Students should have a good understanding of English prior to taking this class.
    • Free. No registration required. Phone: (408) 808-3077

    SJPL Bascom Branch, Family Learning Center (FLC) Room
    1000 S. Bascom Ave, San Jose CA 95128

    More Information


  • Oct 28th 3:00pm–5:00pm

    Virtual: Citizenship Application & Fee Waiver Assistance

    During this free citizenship/naturalization workshop PARS Equality Center staff will:

    • Provide legal advice, explain eligibility criteria and determine if you are eligible for citizenship
    • Complete and file your Naturalization (Citizenship) application
    • Organize your supporting documentation
    • Submit USCIS fee waivers, if applicable

    Languages: English, Spanish, Farsi To join please click here

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  • Oct 28th 5:00pm–7:30pm

    Conozca sus Derechos de Vivienda

    .Acompañen al asambleísta Kalra y Law Foundation of Silicon Valley en este Zoominar especial sobre cómo AB 3088 lo protege a usted y a su familia de los desalojos durante estos tiempos difíciles. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con Christina Johnson mediante christina.johnson@asm.ca.gov.

    Enlace de Zoom: https://caasm.zoom.us/j/98194161961?pwd=YTFFRHNvaGNQNWN0cE9tNDViKzhSdz09

    ID de reunión: 981 9416 1961  Contraseña: 762130

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  • Oct 29th 10:00am–12:00pm

    The County of Santa Clara Office of Immigrant Relations would like to invite you to join us for our “State of Immigrants 2020” panel, on Thursday, October 29, 2020, from 10 am to 12 pm. This virtual event will include a panel discussion and live Q&A with guest speakers.

    To join us, please Register in Advance or tune in live here on our Facebook

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  • Oct 29th 11:00am–12:00pm

    Clase de ciudadania en Español | Citizenship Class for Spanish speakers 

    Prepárese para el examen de ciudadanía de los Estados Unidos a través de las 100 preguntas de civismo proporcionadas por la oficina de USCIS. ¡Todos son bienvenidos!

    Si cumple con los siguientes requisitos, es elegible para tomar el examen cívico en su lengua materna durante su entrevista de ciudadanía.

    •Si tiene 50 años de edad o más con 20 años de residencia permanente de los Estados Unidos, o

    •Si tiene 55 años de edad o más con 15 años de residencia permanente

    (408) 294-1237 #familylearningcenters

    Biblioteca Latinoamericana

    921 South First St, San Jose CA 95110

    More Information


  • Oct 29th 4:30pm–5:30pm

    SJPL Virtual U.S. Citizenship Class

    Requirements to take the Citizenship Class: You must have been a legal permanent resident for at least 5 years, or 3 years if married to a U.S. Citizen You must read, write, and understand basic English. You can also practice your citizenship interview! During the mock interview, you will practice how to answer questions about your application, background, and civics test, as well as to practice the reading and writing test!

    Registration Required                   Contact: Marcela Munoz marcela.munoz@sjlibrary.org

    More Information


  • Oct 30th 9:00am–12:00pm

    Free Drive-in Citizenship Application Assistance

    At this event, potential citizenship applicants will have the opportunity to have their completed application reviewed by an attorney or a Dept of Justice (DOJ) accredited representative. Participants must wear masks at all times.

    It’s important to register by calling (408) 510-4358. If no one answers, leave your name, phone number and best time to call you back.
    For more information contact Gerardo Barba gbarba@catholiccharitiesscc.org.

    Catholic Charities
    2625 Zanker Rd. San Jose 95134

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  • Oct 30th 11:00am–5:30pm

    LGBTQ+ hALLoWELLness Clinic

    Project MORE will host LGBTQ+ hALLoWELLness, a pop-up, Halloween-themed clinic, providing a safe and affirming opportunity for LGBTQ+ people and their families to receive FREE wellness testing, vaccinations, and resources in downtown San José. NO insurance is needed.  Schedule an Appointment

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  • Oct 30th 1:00pm–6:00pm

    Free Drive-in Citizenship Application Assistance

    At this event, potential citizenship applicants will have the opportunity to have their completed application reviewed by an attorney or a Dept of Justice (DOJ) accredited representative. Participants must wear masks at all times.

    It’s important to register by calling (408) 510-4358. If no one answers, leave your name, phone number and best time to call you back.
    For more information contact Gerardo Barba gbarba@catholiccharitiesscc.org.

    Catholic Charities
    2625 Zanker Rd. San Jose 95134

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  • Oct 30th 6:00pm–8:00pm

    Hosted by School of Arts & Culture @MHP,  As a cultural and community hub in East San Jose, we are thrilled to continue our annual event. Slightly modified, Families and community members will be able to drive through our magically lit outdoor gallery of Altars created by local artists and a beautiful makeshift graveyard where they can honor and pay respects to those who have passed on.

    1700 Alum Rock Ave, 
    San Jose, CA 95116-1301, United States

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  • Oct 31st 6:00pm–8:00pm

    Hosted by School of Arts & Culture @MHP,  As a cultural and community hub in East San Jose, we are thrilled to continue our annual event. Slightly modified, Families and community members will be able to drive through our magically lit outdoor gallery of Altars created by local artists and a beautiful makeshift graveyard where they can honor and pay respects to those who have passed on.

    1700 Alum Rock Ave,
    San Jose, CA 95116-1301

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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