Category Archives: Community

Francisco Santos Handyman fence repair needs our help

HI Everyone,
Many of us have used Francisco Santos for handyman and fence repairs over the years. He was always honest and fairly priced.  It is with great sadness that I want to tell everyone that he has terminal cancer. He is in hospice and would like to be sent home to Mexico for his burial.  Francisco also went went by San Francisco) I know many of us have been missing him.  There is a go fund me for him as they do not have the money to send him home.  If any of you would like to visit him he is in hospice. Details on the gofund me are If you can find it in your heart to donate I know his son Walter will appreciate it. https://gofund.me/03ca2669
You can coordinate visits with him via the social worker at hospice in the card below. His son Walter has his telephone when he visits and may return calls or texts for him at 510-685-4635.

Bollywood Night San Ramon

Gaucho Brazillian steakhouse and Lounge
2410 San Ramon blvd, suite 130, San Ramon, CA
This is at one of the best venues in downtown San Ramon. We are dancing the night away with all the popular tracks of Bollywood and angrezi beats!!
The best DJ in the bay area, DJ Videsi Jam will be featuring.Gaucho Nightclub San Ramon
Doors Open at 9:00 PM
21+ Strictly Event(Please Bring Valid ID)
General Admission @ $15
VIP(No Wait in Line) @20
$25 will be charged at the Door
Tickets available at
https://bollywoodcalling.Eventbrite.com
Dress Code: Pick any of your favorite club attire.
Dress to Impress.
Birthday celebrations and bottle service are available. Please call for details.
The promoter reserves the right to refuse service to anyone.
For Tickets & More Info, Contact:
Inni Entertainments
510-578-8243 or email at [email protected]
** No Refunds**
Like us on our FB page for updates:
https://m.facebook.com/Innis.only/
https://www.instagram.com/inni.entertainments/
www.gauchonight.com

FOG – Festival of Colors – Holi

Come and celebrate FOG Holi, the “Festival of Colors” on Saturday, March 19th, at Mission San Jose High School 41717 Palm Ave, Fremont, CA 94539 from 11 am to 6 pm. Enjoy Holi with biodegradable skin-friendly colors, Delicious food, DJ, Desi Dhol, and Dance to the beats of Bollywood music.
Buy tickets at Sulekha.com, Eventmozo.com, or FOGSV.org
https://events.sulekha.com/fog-holi-festival-of-colors…
https://eventmozo.com/…/Festival-of-Colors…

https://www.facebook.com/events/461927732078996

Sai Aashraya Free Super Specialty Hospital near Bangalore

Greetings! This is Aruna, from San Ramon. Hope this finds you all in good health and cheers. I was introduced to this non-profit organization, Sai Aashraya through my friend. I was impressed by the impact created by this organization. Sai Aashraya is carrying out a phenomenal service project and is powered by nothing but Pure Selfless Love, expressing itself as Service to Humanity. To learn more, please look at this website: https://www.saiaashraya.org/, or watch the heart rendering inspirational videos here: https://www.youtube.com/c/SaiAashrayaOfficial. If this interests you, please reach out to Aruna (+1-408-507-1257, [email protected],) Bharad (+1-713-598-9579, [email protected]), Dinesh (+1-832-703-8579, [email protected]) or Venkatraman (+1-408-505-6488, [email protected])

With Abundant Love, Aruna, for Team Sai Aashraya

Gratitude Dinner by FreeMeals.org

You are invited to a night of celebrating our generous donors who have made it possible to feed over 50,000 meals to families in need.
We are excited to have our Pleasanton Mayor Karla Brown kick off our evening with a toast to our donors. It will be followed by a few words from the Board and then a Chef created dinner.
October 28th, 5:30pm till 9:30pm
Three Course Chef Dinner
With Mayor Karla Brown
At the Ruby Hill Country Club
3400 W Ruby Hill Dr, Pleasanton, CA 94566
No host bar
Tickets at FreeMeals.org
We look forward to seeing you!
FreeMeals Team

Drive to Help New babies and new moms

Dear Neighbors, HCCC/ Livermore Shiva Vishnu Temple is coordinating a drive for new baby blankets, caps,clothes from 0-1 year old for Bright Beginnings in Richmond- a hospital that caters to pregnant women of little means, please participate in any of the following ways. 1. If you can sew, knit or crochet- you know what to do. 2. If you are not or are busy, next time you visit Target or Costco or Walmart, can you please pick up few pieces. 3. Help us spread this good cause to your friends, families or colleagues. If you are ready to give and have stuff feel free  drop at Livermore Shiva Vishnu Temple at 1223 Arrowhead Dr, Livermore. Hope we can all help even in small way to help to welcome baby and new mom. Thanks. Suman

At home fun volunteering:Making Cards/Letters for Seniors

Hi Everyone,
I have started and created a website called smilecard.org. It is an initiative to collect and organize cards and letters all in one place. From this website, senior centers and other places can download and print all the beautiful cards to hand over to someone who needs some cheer. Here is where you come in:). Please make ( or/and encourage kids to make) as many cards/letters you would like and upload it to this website. Anyone who makes and uploads 25 or more cards will get their picture and a small description put in on the website under “the contributors” section. So please, make some cards and upload them to smilecard.org to bring a smile on someone’s face. If everyone makes a couple of cards, we can all help the lonely, isolated seniors, by giving them some joy during this time and always as there is a huge need for this per the senior communities. Together we can make a difference!
Thank you,
Apara Sai
https://www.smilecard.org/

Holi Milan Mela 2020

Hindu Community and Cultural Center (HCCC) will celebrate “Holi” – the festival of colors on Sunday, March 15, 2020 from 10:30 AM to 4 PM at Leo R Croce Elementary School, 5650 Scenic Avenue, Livermore, CA 94551
Holi is a festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil and a celebration of the arrival of spring. It’s the festival of colors and happiness – a free-for-all carnival of colors, where participants play, chase and color each other with dry color powder.
 Live DJ, Music & Dance  Food, Games and other stalls  HCCC will provide colors
First 500 registrations get free
Come, participate and enjoy the activities planned.

HeartsthatServe’s Annual Valentine’s day 2020 Event

Be A Valentine for a Heart in Need!
HeartsthatServe’s Annual Valentine’s day 2020 Event! Art to save a heart in need.
When: Feb15, 2020 11am-5pm
Where: Montevideo Elementary School MPR, 13000 Broadmoor Dr, San Ramon, CA 94583
Together we can improve the lives of needy children suffering from heart disease. 1 child every 15 minutes is born with the CHD (congenital heart disease). Lets come together, lets celebrate the valentine’s day through the art that we love to help a heart to live! Please join us on this hearty fundraising event.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSebWmxnTAsv3aE0TapLDb1SdnkRKB3Q2kLBN0uOvofDPAmRPw/viewform
Suggested donation/participation fees for school:
Half Hour Slot: $250
45 Minute Slot: $375
One Hour Slot: $500
Individual Participant: Varies based on time required for performance, contact for more details.
Raffles, Prizes and Entertainment!
All the proceeds will be donated to hospitals providing free heart surgeries for children in need!
http://Heartsthatserve.org

GopaKuteeram – Sloka and Indian cultural Classes

Gopa Kuteeram is a Indian cultural and moral education class for children that happens every week in Pleasanton. This program runs through out the academic year. We teach slokas,bhajans, sanskrit language,stories from the puranas and life of great saints and provide activities in connection to these stories and lessons.
Classes conducted in Pleasanton on Mondays. Batch 1: 6 to 7, Batch 2: 620 to 7:20. Further details regarding these classes can be found in the flyer above.

Women’s wellness Conference at HCCC on Oct 12th 2019

Narika Wellness Conference Oct 12 2019 – All are welcome to attend this event at
Venue: Shiva-Vishnu Livermore temple, Livermore, CA
Hall: Badrinath Hall,
Timings: 11 am – 2 pm (Snacks will be served)
Please send email to [email protected] to reserve your spot.
Questions? For more information contact:
Temple Office – 925-449-6255 press 3 or  Umashankar Meda, Human Services Chair – ec_human_service…@l…com

Free – Bollywood Workout – Pleasanton

Join us for a non-stop Bollywood experience!
Bollywood numbers mixed with high intensity workouts will give you a total body workout . The combination of training with Bollywood dance will make you burn calories and get in better shape while having a blast.
Oct 2,9,16,23,30!
Location : Santa Rita Rd, Pleasanton
To Register : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bollywood-workout-pleasanton-free-tickets-74607638455
OR
Email hea…@n…com

Oasis Dandiya 2019 Pleasanton Oct 5

Project Oasis* is celebrating fun festival of Navratri with dandiya dance in Pleasanton to bring local communities together and support noble cause to address water crisis in Rajasthan India.
Event expects to attract more than 1000 people. it will be a fun filled DJ night with snacks, dinner and dandiya sticks available for purchase. Separate counter of kids activities.
Oct 5 2019 at Thomas Hart Middle School, Pleasanton. Contact projectoasis…@g…com. Buy Tickets at http://tiny.cc/oasis-dandiya

Bharathanatyam Dance Program at HCCC Livermore on Aug 18th

Namaste All –
Smt, Radhika Dinesh, Artistic director of Alarippu Dance school will presenting a dance program at HCCC’s Lakireddy Hall on August 18th  2019 at 5 PM with a live orchestra lead by Bharathanatyam exponent Sri.Madurai Muralidharan from Chennai on Nattuvangam.  Radhika is an accomplished dancer, winner of the prestigious Balasaraswathi award and one of the senior most disciple of Smt. Mythili Kumar of Abhinaya Dance company.

Tamil /Telugu Karaoke in San Ramon – Shankara Foundation

Sing for a good cause  and help raise funds for 14 cancer patients
-Tamil Karaoke in San Ramon, Dougherty Station Community Center, Sat Aug 17, 2019 11 – 2:30 PM $15 Ticket, including food
-Telugu Karaoke in San Ramon, Dougherty Station Community Center, Sat Aug 17, 2019 6 – 11:00 PM $15 Ticket, Dinner included
For tickets see the attached and mention this ad.

 

Join our upcoming Narika Gala

Hello everyone,
Narika is hosting our 27th annual gala this September 14, 2019 to  celebrate serving over 60,000 victims of domestic violence with counseling, legal, financial empowerment and wellness services.
We would be honored for you to join us for a night of celebration, food and drink and support us in keeping our communities safe and violence free.
Please buy tickets at www.narika.org/tickets

HCCC participation in the Rodeo Parade on Jun 8th, 2019

Livermore temple has been participating, since 2013, in the annual Rodeo parade of the City of Livermore. Our volunteers decorate a truck with posters & banners of our culture & HS activities and display it as float / tableau for the parade.
Attend in Large Numbers – Dress in traditional Indian attire, Join HCCC Float, play music & dance along the parade cheering the audience along the way.
More details @ http://www.elivermore.com/rodeoparade.htm
Where : Livermore City Downtown – 2nd Street
Theme : Culture, Harmony and Diversity
When : June 8th, 2019 @ 9AM
Attire: Traditional Indian
What to bring: Drums and Any Musical Instruments to play along the parade route.

The Ideal Kids Summer Run 2019- San Ramon

Dear All: The Ideal Kids Organization runs its 10th year Summer Run for the kids and their entire family, starting this week.
Every Sunday from 7:45 AM to 9 AM for six weeks (June 2nd to July 7th), the families with the kids meet at nearby parks to walk and run for 2 miles, followed by fun games.
It is a wonderful opportunity to instill love for outdoor activities among kids. Moreover, every week, the kids get to play the role of Group Leader, Warm-up Leader, Theme-Leader, etc. Every kid gets an opportunity to play the leadership role, which is an added benefit in this program. Costwise, it is just $5 per kid for the entire 6 weeks. This Summer Run program runs at 6 locations in the Bay Area.
I am coordinating/leading the San Ramon group that meets at East Branch Park 12691 Harcourt Way, San Ramon, CA.  If you’re interested, please go ahead and register online and let me know, if you have questions.
For further details and to register online: http://www.theidealkids.org/
I can be reached at janakikowth…@g…com

Bringing India & Bollywood back to Alameda Fairgrounds

Hello Friends, We are bringing India back at Alameda Fairgrounds on June 30. Looking for Bollywood at the fair programs and volunteers.
Also, June 23 is all about the Asia Pacific. If you have your APAC friends, please introduce as we are going to showcase APAC for the first time collectively..
Please reach out via email – vekrishnakuma…@g…com or 510 213 1223

Interest in Vedanta in Tri Valley?

Is the community interested in Vedanta inspired talk series conducted by an Advait Vedanta monk / Swami from Shri Ramakrishna Order on monthly basis in Danville / San Ramon?Potential schedule is Monday, Tuesday, Friday 8pm, & Saturday 11am, but not finalized.
Topic is open to requests & follow Q&A with Swami:
General Spirituality
Emotional Intelligence
Bhagwad Gita
Upanishads
Yogasutra
Karma
While Vedanta scriptures may be tagged “Hindu,” they’re not in conflict with any organized religions & don’t seek to propagate religions. Vedanta teachings are based on universal unity that go beyond & inclusive of organized religions as well as incorporate ideas & scientific conclusions from neuroscience, western philosophy, & psychology etc.. Vedanta compassionately acknowledges inquiring curious minds.Please email at jnnai…@g…com if interested. Please spread the word in your network & have anyone who may be interested email me.** Check out https://vedanta.org/what-is-vedanta/ OR https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vedanta to learn more about Vedanta.** Visit http://theberkeleyvedanta.org/our-origin to learn about Shri Ramakrishna Order and the monk leading the Tri Valley talk series.

New Birthday events/ Team Building Art studio in Pleasanton

Team Building
Birthday Celebrations

Studio, Wine & Design and Art Buzz Kids
Address: 3550 Bernal Ave, Ste. 140, Pleasanton, CA 94566.
Please forward to friends, family and colleagues.Awesome fun place for Birthday parties, Team Building events, Girls Night out, Date night, Paint your Pet’s Portrait, Bachelorette Parties, and much more.We offer instructor led art classes 6 days a week. Please check out the website for more details www.wineanddesign.com/pleasantonca