Category Archives: Pleasanton

Transitioning to Elementary School – Free Parent Workshop Jan 18

For Families of Incoming Kindergartners in Fall 2017 – The City of Pleasanton’s FREE Community Education Series continues
with Transitioning to Elementary School on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the
Pleasanton Public Library, located at 400 Old Bernal Ave.
Parents and guardians who have children eligible for Kindergarten or Transitional Kindergarten
during the 2017-18 school year are invited to a panel discussion about the shift from preschool to
elementary school. This workshop will provide information, tools and resources for families of young
students, ages 4 – 6. The panel will include teachers and parents from the Pleasanton Unified School
District. The district nurse will also be on hand to answer all your questions about vaccinations.
Families will get their questions answered about sleep and nutrition, preparing for homework, the
value of routines, and much more!
The event is FREE and registration is recommended. Go to pleasantonfun.com and enter course code
#63584. For more information, please email [email protected].

Kuchipudi Dance classes in Dublin

http://kuchipudikalakar.blogspot.com/2014/09/sindhu-surendra-kandi.html
http://kuchipudikalakar.blogspot.com/2014/09/sindhu-surendra-kandi.html

Sindhu Surendra is the Founder and Artistic Director of Shiva Noopuram(School of Kuchipudi) established in Dublin,California in the year 2014, dedicated towards propagating the Indian classical dance form kuchipudi which has more than 2000 years old history and has originated from a small village by the same name, Kuchipudi, in Southern India. The mission of the school is to perform, spread and teach the dance form.
About Artistic Director : http://kuchipudikalakar.blogspot.com/2014/09/sindhu-surendra-kandi.html
Location: Safari Kids 4564 Dublin blvd Dublin CA 94568

Table Tennis Classes in Tri-Valley by Top Desi Coaches

Tri-Valley Table-Tennis Classes take place on Sunday evenings from 6-7 PM and 7-8 PM at Genius Kids Club Dublin at 6044 Dougherty Road, Dublin, CA 94568. The classes are led by ITTF certified coach and course conductor Shashin Shodhan who has represented the US in many international competitions including the North American Olympic Trials where he was one of the top performers. Shashin owns the Fremont Table Tennis Academy which is one of the top performing clubs in the nation awarded the designation as a USA Table Tennis National Center of Excellence. Shashin has also won 15 US national titles in various age and rating categories. He is assisted by other top Indian ITTF-certified coaches in the table-tennis class. Email: inf…@f…com

Looking for Part-time help – Dublin

I am looking for a part-time helper between 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, Monday to Friday and babysitting on weekends.  I prefer someone who can drive and lives close to Dublin area. I am looking for help with
1. Cooking/ Preparing, Cutting vegetables
2. Cleaning Kitchen and living room, and dishes
3. Vacuuming once a week
4. Babysitting (toddler) on Saturday (4-5 hrs – if needed)
Please contact me at souji…@g…com if interested.

Need fun Nanny for two toddlers

I need a Nanny three days a week up until April. Beginning in April I need the Nanny to work five days a week.
Need someone fun who will play with the kids, tell them stories, do activities, and take care of them. I don’t need any housekeeping or cooking done. Just take care of the kids. Need someone English speaking please.
I live in Pleasanton. You can take bart to Pleasanton and I will pick you up from bart. Please check distance and costs before you reply back with interest.
Pay is $11 total an hour.
If you are interested please text me at 9167986208 or email me at praneet2…@Y…com. My name is Praneet.

Fresh homecooked Indian food available daily. Pickup available in Dublin, CA.

Fresh homecooked Indian food available daily. Pickup available in Dublin, CA. Please call Holistic Kitchen to place order – 925-322-5526
Pls see blog for weekly menu – http://holistickitchen2013.wordpress.com
Delicious healthy and fresh food cooked in Olive oil. Catering for parties available upto 50 people
32 oz paneer dish – $16
16 oz paneer dish – $8
32 oz daal – $14
16 oz daal – $7
32 oz sabzi – $15
16 oz sabzi – $7.50

New menu everyday. 1  sabzi plus 1 curry available, freshly cooked from scratch everyday plus roti and rice. A variety of healthy homecooked meals available, Daal, rajma, punjabi kadhi, white chole, daal makhani, matar paneer ( peas with matar),matar aaloo (peas with potatoes), bhindi masala, mushroom matar(mushroom with peas), palak paneer, shahi paneer, aaloo gobhi(cauliflower with potatoes), capsicum with potatoes, methi aaloo, green beans with potatoes, rajasthani gatte ki kadhi, bhartha (roasted eggplant with tomatoes) chicken masala, karahi chicken

Stress Free, Violence Free Society Meeting

Come and join us for an informational session on: “How to build a stress free and violence free society.”

Background: This campaign focuses on creating a stress and violence free society by:

  • Strengthening family values
  • Empowering youth
  • Fostering a feeling of community
  • Building a happier and safer society

Venue: Pleasanton Library
400 Old Bernal Ave, Pleasanton, CA 94566

Date: February 6, 2013
Time: 7-8 PM
RSVP: http://tiny.cc/ii01rw
Contact: Sridhar (510) 334-7908

Stress Free, Violence Free Society

Spice up at the Alameda County Fair

Mark June 23 and 24 to be at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton – the two days celebrate the Spice of India Festival with a lot of food and culture.
There is live cooking demo and food, cultural booths, Best of the Bay Samosa Contest, and what not. See details below, and in the flyer.
The Alameda County Fair is celebrating turning 100. This year’s Centennial celebration includes the return of the downtown Pleasanton Parade, a brand new concert format, and a variety of distinctive memorabilia chronicling its 100 year history.
SATURDAY, JUNE 23
Noon – 2nd Best of Bay Samosa
Rolling & Cooking Contest
1:15 pm Yoga & Meditation
1:30 pm Travel to India, No Passport Needed
3:00 pm Bollywood Fitness
3:30 pm Contemporary Dance & Music
4:30 pm Live Bollywood Music & Karaoke
5:30 pm Recognition & Vote of Thanks

SUNDAY, JUNE 24
Noon – Cooking Demo by
Famous Bay Area Chefs
1:15 pm Yoga & Meditation
1:30 pm Travel to India, No Passport Needed
3:00 pm Contemporary Dance & Music
4:30 pm Live Bollywood Music & Karaoke
5:30 pm Recognition & Vote of Thanks

Bollywood – Henna – Great Indian Live Cooking demo & food – Cultural booths – Traditional dance across various Indian states – Live Music * Yoga

Spice of India Poster
Spice of India Poster - Pleasanton

Best Of the Bay SAMOSA Contest
SATURDAY, JUNE 23RD • 12 p.m.
More information: [email protected] • Krishna Kumar, 510-213-1223, [email protected]

Dandia in Pleasanton Fairgrounds – Oct 15, 2011

SEF Dandiya will be organized on Oct 15, 2011 Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton featuring Dhol Baaje Entertainment, like last year. Tickets are $15 – and recommended to be purchased in advance as they WILL be sold out on the day (at actually any dandiya event). This is your only other chance to attend garbha this year in the Tri Valley, other than one Organized by Windemere Friends

  • Free garba/dandia lessons available from 6:00-7:00pm on the event day for those who have purchased the tickets.
  • Contact [email protected]
  •  Free Parking
  • Complimentary checkin of dandia sticks while you enjoy Garba
  • Free entrance for Kids age 5 and below
  • Special Dancing Area for Kids for Extra Safety

SEF Dandiya Pleasanton 2010

Other SEF Events at Sept 24, Oct 1 and 4 in Santa Clara.

Garba-Raas-Dance
Garba-Raas-Dance

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OTHER BAY AREA DANDIYA EVENTS:
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Induz Dandiya 2011 featuring Dr. Sharvari Dixit
Saturday, Sep 24 7:30p to 11:30p
at Centerville Junior High School Fremont, Fremont, CA
Induz Dandiya 2011 featuring bay area’s most popular Garba/Dandiya DJ Dr. Sharvari Dixit and troupe. Make it an extra special Navratri celebrations for you and your family at the spacious and convenient venue in East Bay.
Tickets www.sulekha.com/induz
Child care facility, ample parking, food, dandiya sticks etc will be available.
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lap once, clap twice, clap three times…and you’re almost there!
Garba is THAT easy! This TWO HOUR workshop will teach you the basic hand and feet coordination to get YOU on the dance floor this Navratri season!
Get a head start and join us in the Garba & Raas workshop on:
– Sunday, September 18th from 1PM to 3PM in San Jose, OR
– Sunday, September 25th from 1PM to 3PM in Milpitas
Register: [email protected]
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Gujarati Cultural Association Upcoming Events – Navratri Garba/Dandia
Date: September 25 & 30
October 1,7 & 8th
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Small Steps Foundation Diwali Dandia Nite 2011 – Oct 8th
Saturday, Oct 8 7:30p
at Centerville Junior High School Fremont, Fremont, CA
SSF Dandia Nite 2011 in Fremont!
Most kids friendly dandia – Local Center will manage the kids corner with beautiful, craft, fun and brain bending activities, when they are tired from dancing. Biggest in Fremont with electrifying Bollywood music by Dimple Patel.Buy your tickets at sulekha.com or from the other store ticket outlets.

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

Girls Scouts Passport To India event in Pleasanton

On May 20, 2011, in Pleasanton, kids get to experience a bit India in the form of Henna Tattoos, food, fashion, entertainment in Mohr Elementary School – thanks to the Girls Scouts event Flight International Passport to India – a Gold Award event.
Presented by Girls Scouts of Northern California, Crossroads Service Unit, the event is hosted by Nehal Tenany (Troop 31473).
Its a great event for kids of all ages! All Activities are FREE! Include food, Henna Tattoos and much more!
Date: Friday, May 20, 2011
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Come and go anytime!
Place: Mohr Elementary School
3000 Dennis Drive, Pleasanton
Multipurpose Room

Full of Fun and Learning – Experience the Indian culture, food, fashion, entertainment, religion, and more!
There will be a series of booths filled with activities great for the family! Learn how to write in Hindi! Try the various foods! Even get a Henna tattoo! Kids will be issued a “Cultural passport”. This passport will get stamped at different booths. Completed passports will get a small prize.
Donations are welcome. All donations will be contributed to a non -profit educational organization in India!
No prior registration is necessary. For any questions, please contact: [email protected] Or call 925-600-9940 for details!

The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest award that a Girl Scout 14-18 may earn. Someone once described the Girl Scout Gold Award as being “what you really want to be remembered for” in Girl Scouting. For many, the leadership skills, organizational skills, and sense of community and commitment that come from “going for the Gold” set the foundation for a lifetime of active citizenship.

Conversation Hindi Camp in Pleasanton

Organized by US Hindi Organization (USHA), the Conversational Hindi camp will provide a creative, fun, and interactive environment and focus on developing conversational Hindi skills.

CampHighlights:

· Unique exposure to Hindi
· Practice spoken Hindi through theater, real life situations, indoor and outdoor games and peer-to-peer conversing
· Animation Movies & Songs
· Provides both fun and learning
· Step up to a higher speaking level
· Lots of activities for the whole day!

OPEN TO ALL PUBLIC / Grades K-8 / June21-June25/ 9am – 4pm
code: 94588. Camp. Carden West School.
June 21-June 25 – 9am-4p / $335.00
Instructor(s): Manju Mishra
Location: Carden West School(Pleasanton)
For Registration email [email protected] or call (650)493-1566
Other classes in also being held in Belmont, Fremont, Palo Alto, Pleasanton, San Jose, Sunnyvale
http://www.ssreg.com/usha/

Madhu Bhasha Kendra in also organizing Hindi camps in Fremont, Palo Alto, Los Altos, San Jose and Saratoga
Schedule is here http://www.hindionline.org/tentative_schedule.htm

Or as always, India Community Center has summer camps in a wide range. Check http://www.indiacc.org/culturalcamps