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December 2017

JobTrain-Work Experience Program - December 31, 2017

The work experience program is a year-round program which matches 17-24 year olds interested in starting out their careers with temporary and paid hands on experience. The goal is to assist young adults in developing their professional skills. In addition, the individual would make a resume, practice interviewing, participate in professional development workshops, and subsequently build the confidence and skills necessary for future employment.No Wait-list. Call Nicole at 650-330-6474 to Participate today! Go here for more information.

Free Pet "Fixes" - December 13, 2017

The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA is offering free spay & neuter surgeries for cats and dogs through our mobile clinic for low or fixed-income pet owners in East Palo Alto on a first come, first served basis at 560 Bell Street, cross street University Avenue. For more information call 650-340-7022 ext. 387. Go here for more information.

November 2017

Free Pet "Fixes" - November 08, 2017

The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA is offering free spay & neuter surgeries for cats and dogs through our mobile clinic for low or fixed-income pet owners in East Palo Alto on a first come, first served basis at 560 Bell Street, cross street University Avenue. For more information call 650-340-7022 ext. 387. Go here for more information.

October 2017

Kavanaugh Tree Planting and Beautification - Save the Date - October 21, 2017

Kavanaugh Tree Planting and Beautification, Revitalization Projects; East Palo Alto Go here for more information.

Free Watercolor Workshop - October 14, 2017

Saturday, October 14th, 10 am - 3 pm EcoCenter 2560 Embarcadero Road Palo Alto, CA 94303 Cost & Registration: Free! Bring your own materials, or a materials kit can be purchased for $30. Suitable for ages 12 and up. Space is limited. To RSVP, visit: http://www.evols.org/index.php?page=Watercolor-For-Beginners What's Happening: In this fun and easy class, you'll learn watercolor techniques like wet on wet, controlled wet on wet, glazing, washes, and brushwork. You'll select your own subject and finish at least one painting. You'll even learn how to correct mistakes! Feel free to bring reference photos, use ones we have on hand, or paint plein aire at the EcoCenter. Coffee and light snacks will be provided. We hope you'll join us! What To Bring: Bring a sack lunch and sun protection. Participants can bring their own materials for watercolor painting. Alternatively, starter kits will be for sale ($30). They contain 12 tubes of paint, brushes, paper, palette, and pencils in a mesh carrying case. Go here for more information.

September 2017

Facebook in the Community Job Fair - September 30, 2017

Bring your resume and learn more about job opportunities on Facebook's campus. September 30, 2017 11 am - 1 pm. Don't forget to Register, see link in flyer. Contact Bernita Dillard for questions at (650) 485-6042 or accessfb@fb.com. Don't forget to bring your resume. Go here for more information.

26th Annual Celebration of Junior Golf Charity Tournament - September 25, 2017

9:30 AM - 5:30 PM at the Los Altos Golf & Country Club, 1560 Country Club Dr, Los Altos, California 94024. The mission of Bob Hoover East Palo Alto Junior Golf (EPAJG) is to help minority youth foster a relationship between education and their personal development using the game of golf. By emphasizing core values that help disadvantaged kids succeed, EPAJG keeps youth in the fairway of life. For ticket information, go to https://birdeasepro.com/epajrgolf or email Rena Cuffy at epajrgolfprogram@gmail.com or call 6508049577 Go here for more information.

Family Movie Night - Bell Street Park - September 25, 2017

Bring your blankets and head to the park for free family fun. Festivities begin around 7 p.m.At sundown, settle in for a free screening of popular films. For more information, call 650-853-3100 or Go here for more information. Go here for more information.

Senior Prom: Dance to Remember - September 23, 2017

Live music, entertainment, prizes, fun games, engaging brain health presentations, dinner an dancing. A prom king and queen will be elected. This event is sponsored by the City of East Palo Alto and is free of charge. It will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Cooley Landing Education Center at 2100 Bay Road in East Palo Alto. Participants are encouraged to "Dress to impress." For further information RSVP to (650) 853-3100. This event is limited to the first 150 who make a reservation. Go here for more information.

Bacon, Blues & Brews - September 16, 2017

Facebook Festival offering music and art activities, Farmers Market, live music from Mighty Mississippi, Delta Wires, Johnny Rawls & West Coast Blues Society Caravan of Allstairs. Location: 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, Parking Lot 15. All proceeds to benefit local music and arts programs Go here for more information.

Men's Health Symposium - September 16, 2017

Men Reaching Men:Taking Responsibility for Your Own Health. September 16, 2017 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. • Screenings begin at 7:30 a.m. • Program begins at 9:00, Lunch 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Mills Health Center 100 S. San Mateo Drive Hendrickson Auditorium San Mateo, CA KEYNOTE SPEAKER:,FREE lab screenings: first come, first served • Requires a 12-hour fast; water and meds OK (delay diabetes meds) • Prostate (PSA), Digital Rectal Exam (DRE) Blood Pressure, Cholesterol (full lipid profile), Glucose, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C Please note: Photos will be taken at this event. KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Mario C. Browne, Director Office of Health Sciences Diversity, University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences Thank you to our sponsors: Become a member of AACHAC’s One Hundred Dollar Club at aachac.org. Donors will be acknowledged in the program. WEAR ACTIVE SPORTSWEAR. Free breakfast and lunch! * All patients will be required to show identification and insurance card (if insured) during registration.,REGISTER TODAY! Visit aachac.org or call 650.652.3884. Mario C. Browne, Director Office of Health Sciences Diversity, University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Go here for more information.

Show Time" at the Quarter Note Bar & Grill, - September 14, 2017

Starring Johnny Rawls with friends Fillmore Slim - Terrible Tom also Vicious Groove 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.. Tickets $10 at the door. For more information, go to PatrickBroackandCompany.com Go here for more information.

Free Pet "Fixes" - September 13, 2017

The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA is offering free spay & neuter surgeries for cats and dogs through our mobile clinic for low or fixed-income pet owners in East Palo Alto on a first come, first served basis at 560 Bell Street, cross street University Avenue. For more information call 650-340-7022 ext. 387. Go here for more information.

Aviation Maintenance School Welcomes Hiring Companies to Campus for Career Fair - September 12, 2017

Aviation Institute of Maintenance’s Oakland campus will host a career fair for men and women interested in aviation maintenance careers. Employment seekers get to meet with recruiters from airlines. OAKLAND, Calif. (September 7, 2017) –The Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) will be hosting a career fair at its Oakland campus on Tuesday, September 12th. The event will run from 2 p.m. through 5 p.m. Career fair attendees will have the opportunity to meet recruiters from national airlines such as Delta and United, along other local and regional aviation companies, to discuss potential employment opportunities in aircraft maintenance. A full list of featured employers can be found at https://www.facebook.com/events/1952116734999976. Individuals are encouraged to bring copies of their resumes and come dressed in professional attire. For individuals interested in a potential career in aviation, but lacking the required certifications, the career fair will also provide a chance to tour AIM’s campus and speak with admissions professionals about the campus’s training programs.Aviation Institute of Maintenance’s Oakland campus is located at 9636 Earhart Road, Oakland, CA, 94621. For more information on the career fair, visit the event Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/1952116734999976 or call the campus at (510) 553-9600. Go here for more information.

Family Movie Night - MLK Park - September 08, 2017

Bring your blankets and head to the park for free family fun. Festivities begin around 7 p.m.At sundown, settle in for a free screening of popular films. For more information, call 650-853-3100 or Go here for more information. Go here for more information.

Rally against Urban Shield - September 08, 2017

What: Community Rally and Resource Fair to Demand an End to Urban Shield When: Friday, September 8th, at 4pm Where: Alameda County Administration Building 1221 Oak St, Oakland, CA 94612 Tomorrow, hundreds of community members will join the Stop Urban Shield Coalition for a vibrant rally against the highly controversial police training and weapons expo known as Urban Shield. The militarized trainings of Urban Shield will begin on Thursday, September 7, and the community rally is scheduled for the same day that the Urban Shield weapons expo will be held. This year's Urban Shield comes on the heels of president Trump announcing that he will be lifting restrictions to the transfer of military equipment to police departments. The restrictions were placed on the Department of Defense's 1033 program in 2015 by president Obama in response to a wave of public opposition to the extremely militarized police crackdown of protests in Ferguson following the death of Michael Brown. For more information email mohamed@criticalresistance.org Go here for more information.

Residential Solar Research Survey for Compensation - September 01, 2017

Are you a homeowner with a solar panel system? Stanford's IRIS Design Lab for sustainable design wants to hear from you! You can find our ~30-35 minute survey at the URL attached to this announcement, and it can be completed at any point between now and September 1st. We will email you a $10 Amazon gift card after completing the survey. Thank you! Go here for more information.

August 2017

Free College Degree Information Night: East Palo Alto Working Scholars - August 24, 2017

East Palo Alto Working Scholars is a community-funded free college initiative that helps busy adults earn a free bachelor’s degree entirely online. All costs of the degree are community funded: covered by the local business community, philanthropic organizations, grants, donations and more. Students take all courses online through Study.com and Thomas Edison State University. There are no books, just 5-minute video lessons that can be viewed on a computer, tablet or smartphone. Learn more on August 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. at East Palo Alto City Hall. Go here for more information.

Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive Event - August 20, 2017

Find out how to lease a brand new electric vehicle for under $100/month, get a check for $500 from PG&E, and never pay for gas again! The following EVs will be available for test drives: Nissan Leaf, Kia Soul EV, Chevy Bolt, VW eGolf, and the Fiat 500e. This event is FREE and open to the public. Come find out how YOU can be an early participant in the future of transportation! When: 3:00 - 5:00 pm Location: St. Francis of Assisi Church, 1425 Bay Rd., EPA Go here for more information.

Visualizing Sustainable Solutions-Demo for Silicon Valley SIMCenter - August 14, 2017

GENI is hosting a global solutions experience on sustainability August 14-17 with the City of Palo Alto Sustain Dept. Based on the design thinking of Buckminster Fuller, this is a demo of the Silicon Valley SIMCenter to tackle the many interconnected challenges we face. In a surround visualization space that fosters collaborative problem solving, we focus on energy, water and transportation issues -- globally, regionally and within Palo Alto city. Each day will be independent: moving from a global focus, to regional, local and then the UN Sustainable Development Goals on the last day. The aim -- to visualize sustainable solutions to global and local problems so we make informed choices quicker . . . . because we are running out of time. Go here for more information.

 

 

 

 

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