Outdoor Speed Dating!

Outdoor Speed Dating! Start Date: Sunday 5/23/2021 — End Date: Sunday 5/23/2021 Admission:30 Meet new friends, 5 minutes at a time, at this fun party. Please bring proof of vaccination. While nothing is 100% safe, limiting the party to fully-vaccinated singles and doing it outdoors is prudent! Sunday, May 23, 2021. 3 Sessions: 3:00-5:00pm – Advanced Degrees Speed Dating, ages 35-55 5:00-7:00pm – Young Single Professionals Speed Dating, ages 30-45 7:00-9:00pm –Single Professionals Speed Dating, ages 45-60 LOCATION: Off the Rails Brewing Co., 111 S Murphy Avenue, Downtown Sunnyvale CA. Our party is on the lovely and spacious back patio, with social distancing. Free parking! TICKETS: $30/Door (If space permits), per session. Includes free light appetizers. We recommend you prepay, as some sections are likely to sell out. We especially need men 45-60. That age group always sells out early for women (women please DON’T sign up for the men’s section, as that destroys the male-female balance!) Additional food and drink available at additional cost. PLEASE NOTE: We don’t have a 60+ section because unfortunately most men over 60 will not speed date with women their own age. A sad fact of life, nothing we can do about it. MORE INFO at www.thepartyhotline.com. Click on the dates that interest you. •May 23, Speed Dating •June 6, White Water Rafting Trip •June 19-20, Yosemite Hiking/Upscale Vacation Home •June 26, Mansion Pool Party & BBQ •July 30 – Aug 2, Zion/Bryce/St. George Adventure •Aug 22, Russian River Canoe Trip •Aug 26-31, Buenos Aires & Iguazu Falls Adventure •Dec 2-7, Best of Puerto Rico •Jan 6-10, Perfect 4 Days on Oahu, Hawaii CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; and by many other singles organizations and meetups. All events benefit The Seva Foundation, www.seva.org, to restore sight to the blind. Location: 111 S Murphy Ave Heritage District Sunnyvale Contact: Rich Gosse rich@richgosse.com URL: https://www.thepartyhotline.com

10th Annual Legacy Film Festival on Aging

10th Annual Legacy Film Festival on Aging Start Date: Monday 5/24/2021 — End Date: Monday 5/31/2021 Admission:All-Access Pass: $50 The Legacy Film Festival on Aging is excited to announce its 10th Annual festival, which will take place virtually from May 24-31, 2021. 38 short, mid-length, and feature films from Australia to Sweden, Hungary to Cuba, and from across the US will immerse viewers in both the beauty and challenges of growing older. The 8-day festival, the only international screen event that explores life in the world of aging, will also incorporate Q&As with international and local filmmakers. Location: Everywhere Everywhere Contact: Founder/Director info@legacyfilmfestivalonaging.org URL: https://legacyfilmfestivalonaging.org/2021/

Inner & Outer Hearing: ZOOM Music Listening Work

Inner & Outer Hearing: ZOOM Music Listening Workshop Series for The Creative Mind Start Date: Monday 6/7/2021 — End Date: Monday 6/14/2021 Admission:$50 An eclectic & passionately curated set of topics guaranteed to inspire musicians and non-musicians alike. One of the fastest ways for you to develop musically is to sharpen and broaden your listening. Our playlist includes artists as diverse as Joni Mitchell, Yo Yo Ma, Brad Paisley, Muse, John Coltrane, and Art Lande who all create very different worlds. And yet, how you listen will determine your ability to feel the deeper commonalities in their various styles. We’ll use several non-traditional ways of listening that will get you inside the music such as the brightness, temperature, imagery, and the basic elements of each piece. Students will have the opportunity to share their experiences and insights with the group in an interactive ZOOM environment. Inner & Outer Hearing is a 2 part series held on consecutive Mondays (June 7th and June 14th), 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. $50 includes both workshop days. Part One — folk / pop / funk / blues / rock / country / chamber Part Two — jazz / free improvisation Location: Everywhere Everywhere Contact: Rhythmix info@rhythmix.org URL: https://www.rhythmix.org/events/inner-outer-hearing/

Mansion Pool Party & BBQ!

Mansion Pool Party & BBQ! Start Date: Saturday 6/26/2021 — End Date: Saturday 6/26/2021 Admission:25-35 Come and celebrate at a beautiful 12 acre private estate in the East Bay hills, featuring an upscale mansion and manicured gardens, with a beautiful balustrade overlooking the Bay! This is a lovely Estate & Vineyard with ample parking for all. Prepare yourself for a wonderfully exciting and romantic evening. The wait is over! This will be one of the biggest events of the summer. At our last Mansion Party before the pandemic we had over 150 and this year we are expecting more… Must be 21+ with I.D DRESS TO IMPRESS: Beach Tropical clothes & bright colors! Poolside BBQ (6 PM to 8 PM) Singles Game with Prize Swimming Pool and Jacuzzi Dance Under the Stars and a Lot More! Ticket Price for BBQ and Pool Party: (6:00PM to 10:30PM) $35 Advance Special for Pool Party: (8:00PM to 10:30PM) $25 CARD MATCH GAME It's hard to meet new friends in a big place full of strangers – very intimidating. Something has to break down the barriers. At our Card Match game inspires even the shiest person meets everybody at the party! You'll be given a playing card. During the event, your job is to find a person of the opposite sex that has the same card. Once you find your matching card, you both go to the reception table to claim a prize. You are then free to continue meeting new people or chat with your match. Hosted by Bay Area Singles Events and Travel; Society of Single Professionals; and Your Asian Connection Inc. This is a fundraiser for The Seva Foundation, www.seva.org, to restore sight to the blind. MORE INFO at www.thepartyhotline.com. Click on the dates that interest you. •May 23, Speed Dating •June 26, Mansion Pool Party & BBQ •Aug 26-31, Buenos Aires & Iguazu Falls Adventure •Dec 2-7, Best of Puerto Rico •Jan 6-10, Perfect 4 Days on Oahu, Hawaii Location: 45089 Cougar Terrace Vineyards – Avalon Fremont Contact: Rich Gosse rich@richgosse.com URL: https://www.thepartyhotline.com

The Real Stars of Salsa Music! Online

The Real Stars of Salsa Music! Online Start Date: Tuesday 6/1/2021 — End Date: Tuesday 6/15/2021 Admission:$25/class; $70 for Series Conga, Bongó and Timbal Behind the artists and celebrities, you’ll find the real stars of Salsa, the Afro-Cuban percussion section: Congas, Bongos and Timbales! In this series of spicy online classes, you will learn about the histories of these percussion instruments, how they shaped the salsa genre, and how they found their way into popular American music and genres around the world. Students will also learn about the artists who made these instruments popular, the racial barriers they had to overcome to do so, and the recognition received for developing the techniques for how these instruments are played throughout the world today. Instructor and Grammy-winning artist, Omar Ledezma, Jr, combines audio and video samples with lecture and live percussion demonstration to create an engaging virtual class environment. Location: 2513 Blanding Ave Alameda Alameda Contact: Rhythmix info@rhythmix.org URL: https://www.rhythmix.org/events/real-stars-of-salsa-music/

In the Shadow of Obscurity; Toiling in a Relucta

In the Shadow of Obscurity; Toiling in a Reluctant Society Start Date: Thursday 6/17/2021 — End Date: Thursday 7/22/2021 Admission:$125/ 6-week series; $225 for two series tickets; A 6-week Online Course on Social Justice and Racism in America as seen through the prism of Professional Sports, taught by Pete Elman with Arif Khatib In the Shadow of Obscurity; Toiling in a Reluctant Society is a six-week Zoom class that is culled from a timely new book of the same title. The book tells the story of the journey, struggles and achievements of a special group of unheralded athletes of color. These brave trailblazers include men and women whose skills and exploits contributed to an array of individual and team sports such as boxing, track and field, golf, diving, auto racing, bicycle racing, judo, basketball, football, hockey, soccer, and baseball, as well as two journalists who championed their causes. The collection of 27 compelling stories includes articles written by a stellar group of authors, scholars, historians, and journalists – some of them local – from the field of sports. With the theme of social justice and racism in America as seen through the prism of professional sports, each week concentrates on one subject/chapter from the book. Instructor, Pete Elman, utilizes a combination of lecture, slide show and interactive discussion focusing on the lives, careers and stories of those who overcame racial prejudice to succeed. Location: Everywhere Everywhere Contact: Rhythmix info@rhythmix.org URL: https://www.rhythmix.org/events/in-the-shadow-of-obscurity/

Fine Art in the Park

Fine Art in the Park Start Date: Saturday 8/14/2021 — End Date: Sunday 8/15/2021 Admission:Free Attend Los Altos Rotary’s “Fine Art in the Park” show on August 14-15, 2021. Over 100 juried artists will show and sell their paintings, sculptures, textiles, wood and glass work and jewelry and more! See it all at rotaryartshow.com This event, under the beautiful redwoods of Lincoln Park, also features all-day entertainment including jazz, blues, and rock and roll music on the stage, next to booths for beer and wine, burritos, crepes, Chef Chu’s chicken salad, and ice cream. It’s a fun day for the entire family! Mark your calendar for good times and to find the art that touches your heart for the home, garden or office. And, like every year, a portion of your every purchase goes toward Rotary’s charitable programs to help those in need, locally and internationally. Location: Los Altos North Los Altos Santa Clara County Los Altos Contact: Carol Dabb cdabb@cdabbart.com URL: www.rotaryartshow.com

Singles Wine Tasting Party – San Francisco East

Singles Wine Tasting Party – San Francisco East Bay Start Date: Saturday 4/24/2021 — End Date: Saturday 4/24/2021 Admission:10 Meet new single friends who appreciate fine wines! Only $10 at the door includes tasting 3 great wines, OUTDOORS in the lovely Livermore Valley! Adults of all ages welcome. Saturday, April 24, 2021, 4-6pm. BRING A MASK AND PROOF OF VACCINATION. Your safety is our greatest priority! If you have not yet been fully vaccinated, please wait for one of many parties coming soon. No vaccine is 100% effective, so that’s why we are doing an outdoor party with these requirements. LOCATION: Pat Paulsen Vineyards, 5143 Tesla Road, Livermore CA 94550. From Hwy 580 take N Livermore Avenue exit and continue onto Tesla Road. Free parking. MORE EVENTS at www.thepartyhotline.com. Click on the dates that interest you. April 17, Covid’s Going Away Party! April 23-25, Yosemite Hiking Vacation April 24, East Bay Wine Tasting Party April 27, Marin Wine Tasting Party Aug 26-31, Buenos Aires & Iguazu Falls Adventure Dec 2-7, Best of Puerto Rico Jan 6-10, Perfect 4 Days on Oahu, Hawaii Sponsored by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization. All events are fundraisers for The Seva Foundation, www.seva.org, to restore sight to the blind. Location: 5143 Tesla Road Livermore Contact: Rich Gosse rich@richgosse.com URL: https://www.thepartyhotline.com

Performance, Art & Learning Gallery Virtual Rece

Performance, Art & Learning Gallery Virtual Reception Start Date: Friday 4/16/2021 — End Date: Friday 4/16/2021 Admission:RSVP – for FREE Zoom link A virtual reception and online exhibit featuring the work of artists Malik Seneferu, Sharon Virtue, Rupy C. Tut and Maryln Mori Inspired by the Rhythmix Performance, Art & Learning (PAL) program and sponsored by Alameda Education Foundation’s Art Across the Island, the Spring 2021 PAL Gallery brings together four visual artists, Malik Seneferu, Sharon Virtue, Rupy C. Tut and Maryln Mori, whose work celebrates the local cultures and communities that make living in the Bay Area so unique. Each artist creates work with very diverse themes and content including African masks with bold lines, abstract variations of shape and color, Indian (Pahari) miniature painting and nature drawings filled with calligraphy, as well as acrylic paintings of ‘life, stilled’ fruits and vegetables. During the reception, the artists will share characteristic pieces from their collections, show the videos they developed for the PAL program and discuss the motivations that drive their work. Rhythmix Performance, Art & Learning (PAL) is a youth arts education program developed in collaboration with the Alameda Unified School District for elementary students in Grades 2-5. PAL fosters awareness about world cultures and empowers underserved youth through exposure to world music and dance. Rhythmix offers this program at no cost to over 3,000 students annually. Alameda Education Foundation (AEF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting educational opportunities for Alameda public school students. For the 2020-21 school year, AEF’s Art Across the Island program is partnering with Rhythmix to provide a visual art component aligning with RCW’s PAL program that includes a video demonstration by featured artists along with a student project based on each artist’s work. Location: Everywhere Everywhere Contact: Rhythmix info@rhythmix.org URL: https://www.rhythmix.org/upcoming-exhibits/

The Genius of Bach: A Five-Week Online Music Sem

The Genius of Bach: A Five-Week Online Music Seminar Start Date: Thursday 5/27/2021 — End Date: Thursday 5/27/2021 Admission:$25 Single Class / $100 one 5-week series / $175 t Join Carnegie Mellon University Professor, Stephen Schultz, in his newest music history course exploring the life and work of Johann Sebastian Bach. This online 5-week course is a chronological retrospective of Bach’s life and works, covering major aspects of his instrumental and vocal music. Learn about the principles of historically informed performance practice in relation to modern and period instrument performances of Bach’s music. Discover the musical influences that affected Bach’s work as we work our way through his incredible musical journey and finish up with the masterpieces of his final decade: B Minor Mass, Goldberg Variations, and the Art of the Fugue. Week I: Introduction / Instrumental music. organ, violin, and keyboard. We will cover Preludes and Fugues for organ, Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin, and the French and English Suites for keyboard. Week II: The Brandenburg Concertos. An in-depth survey of these six masterpieces of 18th?century chamber music. Week III: Cantatas and St. John Passion. A selection of movements from the over 200 surviving cantatas and a guided tour through Bach’s first musical account of the last days of Jesus. Week IV: The B Minor Mass. An exploration of Bach’s own compilation of his “greatest hits”. One of the towering monuments in all Classical music. Week V: The Goldberg Variations and Art of the Fugue. Bach’s great exploration of the theme and variations form and a look at the summation of his art of writing fugues. Location: Everywhere Everywhere Contact: Rhythmix info@rhythmix.org URL: https://www.rhythmix.org/events/genius-of-bach/