Spice of India Weekend at Alameda County Fair

There is a special two day Spice of India Weekend at the Alameda County Fair which is on from Wednesday, June 22, 2011 till Sunday, July 10, 2011 (at Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, CA)
Spice of India Weekend – June 25-26 Saturday/Sunday – 2011

2011 Fair Prices:  Adult $10, Senior $8, Child $6

All Day in Festival Square both Saturday & Sunday:

• Art & Painting
• Henna Booth
• Produce & Spices (India Plaza, Dublin-shopindiaplaza.net)
• Cultural booths Indian
• Indian Food vendors on-site in Festival Square. (dishes for sale)

Saturday -June 25

  • 12:00 – 12:30 – Welcome young and old for yoga and meditation basics with Yogi Mahendra12:30 – 1:45PM – 1st Annual Best of the Bay SAMOSA Contest Fastest Rolling & Best Tasting – Sponsored by India Plaza (*PRIZES for the Fastest Rollers & Best of the Bay overall Samosa)
  • 01:45 – 2:00PM – DJ – Bollywood Music
  • 02:00 – 3:00PM -TRAVEL THROUGHOUT ALL OF INDIA. NO PASSPORTS NEEDED! Unity in Diversity! Come see, hear, and taste from the culture from several regions
  • 03:00 – 6:00PM – Bollywood Extravaganza! Live Dance Performances

Sunday-June 26

  • 12:00 – 12:30 – Welcome young and old for yoga and meditation basics with Yogi Mahendra
  • 10:00 – 1:00PM – My PART by ART: A World Art competition to help Benefits to Aid Japanese Tsunami Relief (In partnership with local corporations and non-profits)
  • 01:15 – 1:45PM – Cooking Demo- Come learn the regional cuisines across the country of India
  • 01:45 – 2:00PM – DJ – Bollywood Hits
  • 02:00 – 3:00PM – TRAVEL THROUGHOUT ALL OF INDIA. NO PASSPORTS NEEDED! Unity in Diversity! Come see, hear, and taste from the culture from several regions
  • 03:00 – 6:00PM – Bollywood Extravaganza!

There are a zillion others fun activities going on at the fair – check http://www.alamedacountyfair.com/2011fair/home/index.php

Ayurveda-Homeopathy-Acupressure-Acupuncture Health Fair in Livermore

Livermore Temple is organizing a Free Alternative Medicine Health Fair encompassing guest speakers, Q/A Sessions, Informational Booths in the streams of Ayurveda, Homeopathy, and Acupressure/Acupuncture.

  • Dr. Jay Apte (Ayurveda)
  • Dr. Pratichi Mathur (Ayurveda)
  • Acharya Dr. G.S. Shergill (Ayurveda)
  • Dr. Rina Valia (Homoeopathy)
  • Dr. Teresa Shen (Acupressure/Acupuncture)

Where: Temple Assembly Hall, Shiva-Vishnu Temple, 1232 Arrowhead Avenue, Livermore, CA 94551
When: 25th June 2011 (Saturday)
Time: 12:30 P.M. to 4:00 P.M
For more information on the upcoming event, please contact Suman Jain at [email protected] or call at 925-371-5640.

Lil’ Genius Kid Summer Camp 2011

Wondering what to do with your children’s time this summer, now that you have decided to stay back home, and not travel to India, or elsewhere? How about getting them up to skills in Public Speaking, Critical thinking, Self-expression, Personality & Communication development – all important real life skills that will go a long way for your children (And some say they are the real ‘differentiators’ when it comes to success at workplace, later in life).

The Lil’ Genius Kid – at Camino Ramon in San Ramon (CA) is organizing a Summer Camp from June 13, 2011 – August 19, 2011 . Students are grouped according to their age and abilities. They offer opportunities for positive peer interaction, developing leadership skills and participants learn etiquette, manners, social skills, self esteem, and how to think for themselves – creating leaders of tomorrow.

Academic schedule covers Math, Reading Comprehension, Language Arts, Creative Writing and Vocabulary/Spelling Competitions. There are specific classes for Public Speaking. There is no homework given during summer camp.

Kids would be grouped in Preschool, PreK, or Grades 1st to 5th. There are Academic Camps, or Public Speaking only Camps. Classes are available for 1, 2 or 3 hours for morning or afternoon sessions. The program is very flexible in how many hours a day, how manys days a week , and even which time and days. Sample cost:

  • A one hour a day Public Speaking class every day can cost $700 for 10 weeks.
  • A three hour a day Academic class every day can cost up to $1300 for 10 weeks.
  • Early Bird discounts . 10% sibling discount on the 1st sibling. 5% off second.
  • Non-refundable application fee of $50.00 plus $200.00 prepaid tuition is required to be submitted to confirm a seat.
  • The seats are on first come, first serve basis.

Extended care is available till 6:00 PM, as is Pickup/Dropoff.

For more information, contact [email protected] or call 1-925-244-1080.

The Lil’ Genius Kid’saward winning curriculum has won local, national and global awards, and they have been featured on major networks – CNNMoney.com, KRON 4, and as well several other publications.

Summer Reading Camp

Language Essentials Announces Summer Reading Camp!
Catch up and accelerate reading skills through an intensive 5 week summer reading program that has shown to raise reading levels an average of 1.5 years!

Summer reading camp is:
• Used successfully with thousands of struggling readers, including those most at risk.
• Composed of proven, research-based strategies and programs.
• Designed specifically for students entering second and third grades in the fall.

Dates: 6/20 to 7/26 (no class 7/4 and 7/5)
Camp will meet at 9am

Contact: 925-743-3322, [email protected], www.languageessentials.net

Language Essentials offers Speech Pathology, Reading Intervention and Accent Reduction in San Ramon
Summer success prevents Fall failure!

Alternative Medicine Health Fair

Alternative Medicine Health Fair:
When: Saturday June 25th, 2011 from 12:30 to 4 P.M.
Fee: Free
Venue- Shiva-Vishnu Temple Assembly Hall
1232 Arrowhead Ave, Livermore CA 94551
What to expect: Listen to lectures on how to maintain healthy lifestyles through Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Acupressure, and Acupuncture,
Question & Answer Sessions and
Informational Booths
For more information contact Suman Jain at [email protected] or
Call the temple 925-449-6255.