Community Calendar

SVCF hosts this public calendar to make it easy for Silicon Valley nonprofits share information about their events with the community.

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Planting Leader Training at Canopy
Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, September 30, 2017 (All day) - 6-8 p.m.
Location: 3921 East Bayshore Rd. Palo Alto, CA 94303
Each fall, Canopy invites community members to join their dynamic team of volunteer Planting Leaders, who help lead tree planting and tree care events throughout the community. No prior experience or knowledge is required; all skill levels are welcome!
Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel: Where is Healthcare Headed?
Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 7:00am to 8:00am - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel is the former Chief Health Policy Advisor to the Obama Administration. His goal is to transform American health care into a system that provides higher quality, lower cost care.
Silicon Valley Dance Festival "Aftershock"
Date: Friday, September 29, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, October 1, 2017 (All day) - 8:00pm & 11:00 am
Location: Menlo Atherton Performing Arts Center
ZiRu Dance announces the second annual Silicon Valley Dance Festival (SVDF), Aftershock. Performances will include a range of acclaimed Bay Area choreographers, from established innovators to rising stars in contemporary ballet, modern, Hip Hop and more.
Family Nature Day at Huddart Park
Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017 (All day) - 10:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
Location: Huddart Park, 1100 Kings Mountain Rd, Woodside, CA 94062
Join Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST), San Mateo County Parks, and Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks for a fun morning with your children, surrounded by trees and nature at Huddart Park!
An Afternoon with Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh
Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 12:00pm - 12:00 PM
Location: Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto, CA 94303
We are very excited to be able to bring world renowned Chefs Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh, authors of the cookbookSWEET, to the Oshman Family JCC. This is a unique opportunity to hear about how they create their beautiful dishes and what inspires them.
Raj Patel: A Guide to Capitalism, Nature, and the Future of the Planet
Date: Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 7:00pm - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Cubberley Community Theatre
Nature, money, work, care, food, energy, and lives – these are the seven things that have made our world and will continue to shape its future. But at what cost? Patel issues an urgent call to help save the planet and us before it’s too late.
ArtWorlds: Mexico, Dia de los Muertos
Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm - 4:00-7:00pm
Location: Community School of Music and Arts, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View
Free event! Come to CSMA for a Dia de los Muertos celebration! Explore Dia de los Muertos altars created by local artists. Take part in hands-on art activities for all ages. Enjoy live music from Mariachi Tierra Linda. Taste traditional cuisine!
In From the Cold Fundraising Gala
Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 6:30am to 9:30am - 6:30PM
Location: The Tech Museum of Innovation
Join us for our upcoming eighth annual fundraising gala, In From the Cold. We will host a cocktail reception and silent auction, followed by a gourmet dinner and the unveiling of our Blue Tarp Project. You won't want to miss this!