The Annual BVNA Neighborhood Holiday Potluck is happening and you're invited! This is your chance to get together with some of your neighbors, see what they look like, share some food, and catch up with each other. Please bring a main dish or desert to share, we expect there will be an overabundance of food as always, so if you are coming right from work feel free to come with empty hands and an empty belly. As with all BVNA events, everyone is welcome to attend, regardless o
Spirit Night is here again and the Buena Vista Neighborhood Association will host a house in the neighborhood where we will be distributing glow necklaces and candy as well as taking instant photos of our costumed families as they haunt the hood in search of sugary sweets. The location for this this year's event will be at The Dancers 315 Mayellen Ave San Jose, CA 95126 Candy Donation: we could use a few bags of candy if you have some to donate. Please leave candy donations a
Theres plenty to do in and around the area for halloween, here are just a few of this years events for children young and old. Haunt the Hollow Sunday, October 28 - 12p.m. - 5p.m. Happy Hollow Park & Zoo, 1300 Senter Rd, San Jose, CA 95112 Come enjoy the holiday fun! Trick-or-Treat stations throughout the Park & Zoo provide safe family fun! "The Halloween Spooktacular" show by Liberty Dance Company Corn Maze Jump House Pumpkin Patch Crafts! Special Puppet shows Prices includ
Instead of sitting around drinking coffee, I've decided to make our time together one of action along with information sharing. Let's pick up trash while we talk! Our first session of "Trash Talk" will take place Friday, October 19th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Meet at the new 7-Eleven on the corner of Bascom Avenue and Stevens Creek Blvd. 2230 Stevens Creek Blvd. 7-eleven will provide free coffee and bakery items for all volunteers. Residents of District 6 are invited to jo
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone six months and older should get their flu shot early—before flu season begins. Free flu shots for adults over 19 are now available at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center’s convenient Valley Health Centers on select Saturdays. On Saturday, Oct. 13, free flu shots for adults will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at: Valley Health Center East Valley, 1993 McKee Road, San Jose, CA 95116 (also on Saturd
Get to know the two candidates and their positions. This forum is concentrated on the areas surrounding Valley Medical Center, the unincorporated County areas and their immediate neighbors. Doors open at 6:30pm, forum begins at 7:00pm. Bascom Library 2nd Floor Community Room, enter via elevator or exterior stairs. See flyer on first post for details. #Events #SantaClaraCounty #SantaClaraCountyBoardofSupervisors #Election #DonRocha #SusanSlaterEllenberg
On October 6, Mayor Liccardo and the Mayor’s Gang Prevention Task Force invite you to the Annual Crime and Gang Prevention Summit. This annual summit convenes representatives from the City of San José, non-profit organizations, and local neighborhoods to build and expand partnerships that help make San José a safer place to live, work, and raise a family. Workshop Topics: Gang Awareness 102: An in-depth perspective of gang impacts The Dangers and Pitfalls of Social Media from
Viva CalleSJ is a free program that temporarily closes miles of San Jose streets to bring communities together to walk, bike, skate, play, and explore the city like never before.
Each year's event opens upwards of six miles of streets, through some of San Jose's most iconic neighborhoods for people to come out and play for the day! It’s free! It will take place Sunday, September 23, 2018 from 10am – 3pm. It’s not a race, and you don’t need a bike to participate. You can wa
Join your friends and family for Jazz & Roses on August 25th at San Jose's Municipal Rose Garden. If you have any questions, contact the District 6 Office at 408.535.4906 #JazzampRoses #MunicipalRoseGarden #Music #Events
On Sunday August 19th, elementary, junior high and high school children in the San Jose and surrounding communities can receive a FREE HAIRCUT and a FREE BACKPACK to help start the school year off with confidence. THIS IS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO ALL CHILDREN! The Barbers Inc Barbershop located in Downtown San Jose, is hosting the 6th Annual Kutz4Kidz, a community service give back event designed to help underserved families with children. THIS EVENT WILL SERVE AS A RESOURCE
Mark your calendars for San Jose's annual open streets event! Viva CalleSJ is a free program that temporarily closes miles of San Jose streets to bring communities together to walk, bike, skate, play, and explore the city like never before. Volunteers are needed too! Check out the details at: http://www.vivacallesj.org Date: Sunday, September 23, 2018 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Route: South of First Area (SoFA) district down Monterey Road to Martial Cottle Park The City's s
The next Buena Vista Neighborhood Association Meeting is on Tuesday, June 26 at 323 Mayellen Ave.
The meeting will run from 7 PM - ending promptly at 8:30 PM.
Meetings are attended by the BVNA board, neighbors, representatives from the City of San Jose, Santa Clara County, and commonly the District Attorneys office.
Meetings are open to the public, you DO NOT have to live within the Buena Vista Neighborhood boundaries to belong to the Association! #BVNAMeeting #Event #E
A gorgeous classic opens our summer season! Step into a pop-up book of fairytale romance as you journey into the forest of Arden. Staying true to period, this FREE Shakespeare in the park will celebrate the classical side of SVS. Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Cynthia Lagodzinski For more information visit: https://www.svshakespeare.org/our-season/current-season/asyoulikeit2018/ #ShakespeareinthePark #Events #D6Office
The inaugural Silicon Valley Half takes place April 14-15 in Silicon Valley's capital, San Jose. The weekend long running festival will feature a Half Marathon, 10K and 5K as well as a post-race party celebrating Silicon Valley artists, music, food trucks, craft beer and wine. Half finishers will also receive sweet finisher’s swag including a medal, quarter zip tech shirt and a first of its kind “Runner’s Bag.” The inaugural Silicon Valley Half takes place April 14-15 in Sili
The City of San Jose Anti-Graffiti and Anti-Litter Programs would like to invite everyone to participate in the upcoming American Litter Pickup Event scheduled for Saturday, April 21st, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. BVNA will be hosting neighborhood cleanup, with volunteers meeting at Buena Vista Park. All supplied (gloves, garbage bags, pick-up sticks, and safety vests) will be provided, children should be accompanied by an adult. Volunteers should dress in layers and should
The City of San Jose Anti-Graffiti and Anti-Litter Programs would like to invite all the volunteers to participate in the upcoming American Litter Pickup Event schedule for Saturday, April 21st, 2018 -
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Please save the date and remember to join your Councilmember and fellow neighbors to help clean up our community! Be part of a national beautification project by volunteer for the Annual Great American Litter Pick Up, rain or shine! You can also call ou
Meet with San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia and learn about the Cities plans to open the Southside Police Substation. Date: February 10, 2018 Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Location: San Jose Southside Police Substation Address: 6087 Great Oaks Pkwy
San Jose, CA 95119 #CoffeewithaCop #Events #Police #FraudPrevention #Crime
Have nothing to do the day after December 25? Then the Annual BVNA Neighborhood Holiday Potluck is for you. It’s a chance to get together with some of your neighbors, see what they look like, share some food, and inquire as to what kind of presents people got during the holidays. This year the event is:
December 26 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM ish
359 Mayellen Avenue (at the home of Robert & Linda Solis) Please bring a dish or desert to share (or just come anyway) We will have reuni
As everyone whos been out after dusk has noticed, the neighborhood is definately a glitter with so many homes that have been decorated for winter holidays bringing warmth and cheer to all! As a reminder the BVNA is holding a Holiday Lights Celebration contest and will be awarding a gift certificate to a local restraunt to someone in the neighborhood. If you haven't crawled into the attic yet to get out your holiday decorations, there is still time. Simply decorating your ho