Saturday, December 9: Breakfast with Santa
Kick off the season with holiday cheer, fun crafts and a delicious breakfast. Bring your camera or pay $5 for a photo. Live performances by The Singing Children and The Entertainers Choir. Bring nonperishable items to our food drive for home-bound seniors.
Admission: $5 per ticket, $7.50 per ticket after Friday, Dec. 1
For tickets visit the Senior Center front desk or call 408-730-7360.
Saturday, December 9
Seating at 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Sunnyvale Senior Center Orchard Pavilion
550 E Remington Dr, Sunnyvale
Tuesday, December 12: Help Sunnyvale Middle School Safe Routes to School
Volunteers are needed on Tuesday, December 12, from 7:45 – 8:30 am to witness 6 busy routes to Sunnyvale Middle School for a Safe Routes to School walking and biking assessment. Please, sign-up at this link http://signup.com/go/PNAenUh that also includes more details on the routes and schedule. So far, the weather is expected to be sunny and cool.
A brief orientation will be provided at the school entrance. Then we’ll walk to designated areas and record information about walkability, bikeability, safety concerns and motorist behavior. Information collected will be used to address safety concerns and create a map for SMS showing the Safe Routes to School. The City of Sunnyvale will create the map, and it will be reviewed by the SMS Safe Routes to School Team.
Tuesday, December 12, 7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Sunnyvale Middle School
1080 Mango Ave, Sunnyvale
Wednesday, December 13: Poetry in the Dark
A night of conversation in verse. Let’s turn off the lights and recite poetry to each other! Please bring inside you a poem you have memorized.
Wednesday, December 13, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sunnyvale Public Library
665 W Oliva Ave, Sunnyvale
Thursday, December 14: Candlelight Vigil for Sandy Hook
December 14 is the fifth anniversary of the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. Families and friends of the 20 children and 6 teachers have asked for nationwide vigils.
Thursday, December 14
Mathilda and El Camino, Sunnyvale, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Castro and El Camino, Mountain View, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Main and State, Los Altos, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
December 15-16: 2017 Holiday Pottery Sale
Pick up a unique, handcrafted ceramic for yourself or a loved one. Free admission with plenty of parking. Sunnyvale Pottery Studio instructor Hsin Chuen Lin will be holding a pottery demonstration at the sale with the date and time to be determined. Part of sale proceeds will go towards supporting the Sunnyvale studio.
December 15-16, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunnyvale Community Center Park
550 E Remington Dr, Sunnyvale
Saturday, December 16: An Evening with Andy Weir
Andy Weir, the author of last year’s hit novel, The Martian, is coming to Sunnyvale to discusses his new novel, Artemis. Seating is limited, admission will be on a first-come, first-served. Seats may not be saved or reserved. Doors will open at 4:15 p.m. and the event will run until 6:00 p.m. with a book signing to follow. Bring your own copy of The Martian or Artemis to be signed by the author. Copies of Artemis will be available for purchase on-site by Leigh’s Favorite Books. Ample parking is available in the lot adjacent to the Theatre.
Saturday, December 16, 2017, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
550 E. Remington Drive, Sunnyvale
Contact: 408-730-2772 or 408-730-7302
Sunday, December 18: Blue Hawaiian Party
Sunnyvale Democrats are holding their annual holiday potluck. The theme is “Ride the Blue Wave to Victory.” If you can help or would like to ask what to bring, please contact Hospitality Chairperson Marge Goka at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, December 18, 2017 at 2 p.m.
Fairbrae Swim Club
696 Sheraton Drive, Sunnyvale
December 18-22: LEGO Materials Mini-Camp
Looking for something for your child to participate in during the holiday break? Sign them up for the Intro to STEM with LEGO materials Mini Camp. Campers will build, engineer and design projects such as boats, snowmobiles, catapults, merry-go-rounds and much more.
December 18-22, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
704 Daffodil Ct, Sunnyvale
Ages: 6 – 11 years
Fee: $145 for residents, $185 for non-residents
Online Registration: https://recreationclasses.insunnyvale.org/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/wbsearch.html — activity 321360
December 18-20: Coding for Kids Workshop
Sunnyvale youth are invited to learn beginner coding skills and design a game at this workshop led by high school student volunteers from MathAndCoding.org. The camp is free and will take place at Columbia Middle School. Pre-approved fee waiver
families have priority registration starting Nov. 28. All other families can register starting Dec. 13, 8:30 a.m.
December 18-20, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Columbia Neighborhood Center (CNC)
785 Morse Ave, Sunnyvale
Ages: 7 – 10 years
Registration: in person at Columbia Neighborhood Center (CNC)
See Also: https://sunnyvale.ca.gov/people/affordability/default.htm to apply for a fee waiver