Silicon Valley Wanderings

The Mission City is bustling with events. Here’s a few upcoming good ones:

Saturday, January 27
Magician Brian Scott
Central park Library, 2635 Homestead Road
2 to 2:45 p.m.

Magician Brian Scott combines magic and comedy. It’s  an interactive, entertaining show.

Space is limited. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Arrive early to find parking. Doors will close when room reaches capacity or 15 minutes after the start of the show.

Sunday, January 28
Consul General of India Visits Santa Clara
As part of FOG Republic Day Celebration 2018
Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway
6 p.m.
https://www.tickethungama.com/event/10804/fog-republic-day-celebration-2018

Mr. Venkatesan Ashok, the Consul General of India will visit the Mission City.  The event features cultural performances, patriotic songs, dance competition and  music.

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Thursday, February 1
Play Like A Girl
Music Recital Hall, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real
7:30 p.m.
http://scupresents.org/performances/faculty-recital-new-music-festival-2018-play-girl

As part of the New Music Festival 2018, the Santa Clara University Department of Music hosts Play Like a Girl – an evening of music by composer Eve Beglarian exploring issues of gender justice and featuring SCU student and faculty performers.

New Music Festival Program Cover

Friday, February 2
Friday Night Live Performance: Tabia
Triton Museum, 1505 Warburton Avenue
7:30 to 9 p.m.

The Santa Clara Cultural Commission hosts Tabia Dance Ensemble in honor of African American History Month. The website SJMag.com says “The Ensemble has earned a reputation for presenting high quality productions that celebrate and explore the African-American experience ranging from touching dramas to clever comedies…Tabia’s traveling show is a dramatic presentation that is enlightening, educational and highly entertaining; it consists of the presentation of historical figures, poetry, song, and dance to convey the contributions and culture of African-Americans.”

Saturday, February 3
NNL West 2018 – Model Car Show
Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
http://www.nnlwest.org/index.html

This is the convention for model car fans with displays, swap meet and more.

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Saturday, February 3
5th Annual Librarypalooza: Casino Royale
Central Park Library, 2635 Homestead Road
6:30 to 9 p.m.
https://lovethelibrary.ejoinme.org/librarypalooza2018

Librarypalooza is the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends annual fundraising event. Featured music by Santa Clara Vanguard, a live auction and delicious appetizers provided by the Mission College Culinary Arts Program. Offsite childcare will be provided by the Santa Clara Parks and Recreation Department.

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