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Silicon Valley Wanderings

By Robert Haugh

Saturday, February 10
Meet 49ers Safety Jaquiski Tartt
1 p.m.
Milo’s Collectibles
63 Washington Street (in the Merry Mart Shopping Center)
Tickets $25 to $30.
www.miloscollectibles.com

Jaquiski Tartt

February 8 through 18
SF Beer Week 2018 Offerings
Multiple locations in and around Santa Clara
Locations include: The Halford, Taplands Brewery and Pub and more
https://sfbeerweek.org/schedule/?region=south-bay

Thursday, February 15
Santa Clara Vanguard Swing Social
Vanguard Hall, 1795 Space Park Drive
6:30 p.m.
https://donate.scvanguard.org/santa-clara/events/swing-social/e162725

Live music performed by Santa Clara Big Band plus beginner swing dance lessons.

Swing

Thursday, February 15
Emily Chang: Breaking Up the Silicon Valley Boys’ Club
Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway
6:15 p.m. check-in, 7 p.m. program, 8 p.m. book signing
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/emily-chang-breaking-up-the-silicon-valley-boys-club-tickets-41034676823?aff=efbevent

Emily Chang (Anchor and Executive Producer, Bloomberg Technology; Author, Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys’ Club of Silicon Valley) reveals how Silicon Valley got so sexist despite its utopian ideals. Drawing on her deep network of tech insiders, Chang reveals just how hard it is for women to crack the Silicon ceiling and what companies and employees need to do to bring down the “brotopia” culture.

Saturday, February 17
Santa Clara Firefighters Foundation 9th Annual Crab Feed
St. Justin Elementary School, 2655 Homestead Rd
https://www.santaclarafirefightersfoundation.org/store

Proceeds of the Santa Clara Firefighters Foundation 9th Annual Crab Feed benefit the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation and the Santa Clara Firefighters Foundation.

Tickets are $65.

Saturday, February 17 to Sunday, February 18
San Francisco Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show
Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway
https://travelshows.com/shows/san-francisco-bay-area/

The SF/Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show features thousands of destination experts from around the world with information on over 250 destinations. Travel celebrities appearing include Samantha Brown, Rick Steves and Pauline Frommer. Also features cultural performances, camel rides and virtual reality experiences.

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