Category Archives: Youth Activities

HCCC Young Adults’ Social Event

Young Adults’ Social Event
Who: 18 – 32 year olds invited
What: 1st EVER Social Event
When: Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 11:30 AM – 01:00PM
Where: Livermore Shiva-Vishnu Temple Badrinath Hall
Why: Professional Development, Mentoring, Networking, Socializing & FUN!
Guest: CEO & Community Leader (to be announced)
Yoga, Priest lead Aarthi and Prizes, Free Lunch Provided
Further details, please email to ec_young_adult…@l…com

STEM: After School Science Labs

Explore, Test, Discover, Experiment & HAVE FUN with science! Join Spectrum of Science for After School Science! Unique, hands on, challenging, & exciting labs!  Grades K, 1st – 5th & 5th – 7th
Sites:
Kolb Elementary
Murray Elementary
Green Elementary
Hearst Elementary
Vannoy Elementary
Proctor Elementary
Cottonwood Elementary
Stanton Elementary
Chemistry, Physics, Engineering & more. Visit www.spectrumofscience.com for more information or call 925-820-2415.

Chess For Fun – for Children

FREE and fun group for kids interested to play Chess for fun and  develop their skills. Preferred ages 9 to 14.
We take turns to host the sessions. Some of us can provide minimum
guidance. Kids should know to play chess.
If your son/daughter would be interested, please let me know  or
you can directly sign up here;
https://groups.google.com/d/forum/chess-for-fun
Thanks,
Vijay
vsanke…@g…com

Spirituality & God -Discussion/Meditation: Sun Apr 1st

An informal study/discussion/Meditation group, not particularly aligned to any belief system/guru/tradition, but open forum to share noble spiritual concepts and ideas of all kinds.
Next Meeting on Sunday, April 1st
Check out http://www.neospirituality.org/ or send an email, if interested to join.
We also share/exchange inspiring spiritual books in our meetings.
FREE participation & Networking!
Vijay
http://www.neospirituality.org/
[email protected]

Festival of South Asian Children’s Content | FSACC’18

We, at TokaBox, are delighted to share about our upcoming event – Festival of South Asian Children’s Content this February.
(Dont’ miss to download the story telling schedule below)
FSACC came into being to support and provide a platform for content creators in the south Asian children’s space to come together.
It is a FREE PUBLIC EVENT that provides an ideal way for the content creators to meet their audience, interact with them and raise awareness about the quality content available in this space.
Location: India Community Center, Milpitas
FB Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/377190789412474/
More details at – www.tokabox.com/FSACC
Join us to meet Authors Vidya Muralidhar, Pinky Mukhi, Sandhya Acharya, Ranjani, Pridhee Gupta, Kavita Bafna, Sridevi Krishnan, book vendors Usborne books and Kitaab world and our sponsors Brain-O-Magic, Drawn to Discover and Lekha Ink.

Guided Meditation for Kids’ Classes

Teaching Kids Art of Mental Relaxation and Centering through Guided Imagery !
An awareness enrichment program specially designed with fun filled relaxation/meditation exercises for children of different ages. Teaching kids the art of Mental Relaxation and Centering though Guided Imagery is a way to relieve the stressful environment our children must deal with every day. For Guided Meditation Sessions for kids/Teens- Contact:vibh…@c…com, Text: 408-306-7447

Idea Blaster Workshop With Author Chitra Soundar

Want to draw or write? But don’t know where to start? Don’t worry, Chitra Soundar will show you how to make stories out of everything and nothing and something. Join us on Dec 3rd at ICC Milpitas to meet the Author Chitra Soundar for a fun story telling event and also for the story writing workshop.
Limited tickets only. Grab yours today here.
Sun, December 3, 2017, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM PST at India Community Center, Milpitas, CA 95035

Kathak and Bharatnatyam Classes in Dublin

DanceOnRhythm introducing  Kathak, Fusion Bharatnatyam and Garba/Dandia Classes in Dublin, CA.
– Kathak (Lucknow Gharana); starting from September 8th
Kathak is one of the eight major forms of Indian classical dance. Kathak evolves during the bhakti movements, particularly by incorporating the childhood stories of the God Krishna. Emphasizes rhythmic foot movements adorned with ghungroo and the movement harmonized to the music, The Lucknow style is more about various facial expression and emphasizing acting.
– Bharatnatyam (Fusion); starting from September 10th
This is a special beginner introductory class designed for 5-9. Children will be exposed to the basic components of Bharatanatyam (music, rhythm and expression) without having to adhere to its strict routine. The focus of this class is to engage, entertain and stimulate young children in a happy and effective way. As we will keep the flexibility of adding other styles of dance (from different regions of India) and versatility in music and songs it will be a unique experience for all.
– Garba Workshop (4 Weeks, Sundays) from September 17th
For sign up call Archana @ 5109900242

Saraswati Pooja 2017 – August 13th , 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Saraswati Pooja 2017 – by Amrita Bala Kendra
Learning is a lifelong pursuit. School gets us the best start for it.
Let’s get a great start to the upcoming school year 2017-18.
Invoke Mother Saraswati’s blessings as you embark on your journey for knowledge.
This Saraswati Pooja is for the kids, by the kids under the guidance of adults in a kid friendly atmosphere.
Come by, participate and start a wonderful learning year!
M.A Center, 10200 Crow Canyon Road, Castro Valley, 94552
Please register for the event at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/saraswati-pooja-2017-registration-34950670396

Bollywood Musical Theatre Camp: Delhi Safari

NEW! Bollywood Musical Theatre Camp: Delhi Safari (offered through The City of San Ramon)
Ages 7 – 12
$185 San Ramon Residents, $231 Non San Ramon Residents
Dougherty Station Community Center (17011 Bollinger Canyon Rd)
Activity #: 102858
Instructor Vaishnavi Misra has over 10 years experience teaching Bollywood dance. She studied the Indian classical dance ‘Kathak’ since the age of 3 which
has laid a strong foundation to learn many other dance forms from around the world, that today, she Incorporates in her Bollywood Dance Programs. Vaishnavi has her Masters in both Classical Indian Dance and Indian Classical Vocals.
Travel with the animals in the forest to meet the Prime minister in Delhi. Join us on this wonderful journey to know why the animals leave their home and are ready to brave all dangers. Children will learn singing, dancing, recitation, improvisation, dialogue delivery and stage blocking.This mini theater camp will end in a small performance on the last day. $10 Supply Fee.
To register online please visit www.SanRamonRecGuide.com or call 925-973-3200 for more information.

Meet Chitra Sounda, the Author of Farmer Falgu Series

Join us for a free and a fun story telling session and meet the renowned Indian Born British Author, Chitra Soundar.
She is the author of the famous, Farmer Falgu Series.  Chitra Soundar has over 30 books in print worldwide. In the UK she’s published by Otter-Barry Books, Walker Books, and Red Robin Books. Her Farmer Falgu picture book series with Karadi Tales, has been translated and sold in over six countries. In 2017, A Jar of Pickles and a Pinch of Wisdom has been long-listed for The Little Rebel Prize, and Pattan’s Pumpkin has been long-listed for the North Somerset Teachers’ Book Award.
Event Location and Time:
June 2nd 5 to 6:30 PM
Location – Half Price Books,
39152 Fremont Hub, Fremont, CA 94538

Youth Empowerment Seminar

Give your teens the Gift of Yes! Program – dynamic processes, breathing techniques and yoga –
which will result in lasting legacy of
– Resilience
– Stress relief
– Values and responsibility
– Good health and happiness
Watch what teens who have taken the program have to say
http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=6QqAHhd9LZM&sns=em
Youth Empowerment Seminar Jan 19th – 22nd.
Weekdays 6:30-9:30 pm
Weekend 10:30 am -2:30 pm
Link to register
http://www.artofliving.org/us- en/program/17590
More info: http://tinyurl.com/YES117
Questions, call Sudhir Gondhalekar 510-701-2217, Anu Gupta 203-249-6852

Teens Event on Nov 23: ‘Relevance of Hindu Faith, Temple Architecture, & Worship’

Lecture and discussion about ‘Relevance of Hindu Faith, Temple Architecture, and Worship’ at Dublin Library on November 23, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM. This is an exclusive teen’s event (minimum age 13) requested by a group of teens in the San Ramon and Dublin neighborhoods. Limited seats will be filled on a first come first served basis; please pre-register before November 21, 2016 at [email protected]

SRCA Youth 5K/1K run/walk in support of youth cricket – 8/27

WhatsApp Image 2016-08-14 at 8.39.44 PMSan Ramon Cricket Association (SRCA) Youth is conducting 5K run / 1K walk to bring awareness about youth cricket program in Tri-Valley.
Please join us and create awareness about cricket with in the community. Moreover, help to pass our beloved sport to the next generation. Please register for the event and pass on to your friends and family to register for the fun event, thanks.
Register at https://srcayouth.redpodium .com/race-for-youth-cricket
Looking forward to see you all.
Regards

Indian Drumming & Music Workshop

8-Jim-Santi_by--Mark--Engage your mind, hands, heart, & voice in learning the rhythms and melodies of the classical music traditions of India. These arts are taught through an oral tradition using vocal percussion syllables to teach drumming, dance & singing. Learn the poetic and mathematical patterns of Indian Percussion. Workshop is an engaging introduction to one of the world’s greatest classical arts traditions and will lay a strong foundation for future skills and concepts that increase focus & problem solving.
Mr. Owen is a percussionist, educator, producer & composer. Owen began training in the North Indian percussion instrument, tabla, studying at the Ali Akbar College of Music, at the CA Institute of the Arts, & in India. In 1995, Owen began studying South Indian percussion instruments. Owen holds a Master’s Degree in World Music from CA Institute of the Arts. In 1999, Owen received a fellowship from the American Institute of Indian Studies, which enabled him to spend 2.5 years living in India conducting research on percussion ensembles in India.
For more information on Jim Santi Owen  visit: http://www.jimsantiowen.com/about/
* Instructor: Jim Santi Owen, Ali Akbar College of Music
*August 20th from 10:30am – 12:00pm
*Dougherty Station Community Center – 17011 Bollinger Canyon Road in San Ramon
*Workshop is open to children 7 and up as well as adults. Family participation is encouraged!
*Pre-registration is required (Activity #100354)
To register online pleaseclick here
For more information call 925-973-3200

San Ramon Summer Camps at Camp Central

The City of San Ramon’s Camp Central Program is in its 7th year of offering a flexible and convenient summer camp options.  Camp Central fits into any San Ramon family! Do you need activities for your children this summer that are fun, active and foster learning? Are you looking for the convenience of an all-day program, or do you want to pick and choose based on a changing schedule? Camp Central is the answer to all these questions and more!

Camp Central offers 15-20 different camps each week include arts, dance, theater, science, engineering, academic, sports, and traditional day camps.  Full day or half day programs with extended care are available. Try something new each week.

We have camps such as Adventure Club which is a traditional outdoor camp where campers play games, activities and crafts around a weekly theme.  Some themes this year include superheroes, Minecraft, pirates and the Wild West. We also have our Crazy 4 Sports program where campers play 4 different sports or sport variations such as crab soccer, water balloon volleyball, and capture the flag. We also have water games every Friday!  The camps offered at Camp Central are fun, exciting and help develop campers socially and mentally.

There are 2 locations to choose from: Central Park utilizes both the San Ramon Community Center and Iron Horse Gym, and Dougherty Station utilizes the Community Center and Windemere Ranch Middle School.

For more information on weekly camp offerings visit www.SanRamonCampCentral.com or call the San Ramon Community Center at (925) 973-3200.

7:30 – 9:00am Morning Extended Care
9:00am – 12:00 pm Specialty Camps
12:00 – 1:00 pm Noon Extended Care
1:00 – 4:00 pm Specialty Camps
4:00 – 6:00 pm Afternoon Extended Care

For information on all the summer camps offered through the City of San Ramon Parks & Community Service Department visit www.sanramon.ca.gov/camps or call the San Ramon Community Center at (925) 973-3200.

Spandana Spelling Bee 2016 – Registration Open!

Spandana Spelling Bee 2016 Registration Open!
20th February 2016 (Saturday) at San Ramon, CA
Junior Category (1st-3rd grades)
Intermediate Category (4th-5th grades)
Senior Category (6th-8th grades) .
There will be 3 winners in each category and we will also announce winners in each grade. For more information, guidelines, registration, please visit http://www.spandana.org/spellingbee2016.html

10% of the registration fee will be given to your public schools/PTA if they support this event. Please ask your PTA to call the organizers.
Thank You
Spandana Bay Area Team

Bollywood Dance Class for kids in San Ramon

Did you know arts and music education programs are mandatory in countries that rank consistently among the highest for math and science test scores, like Japan, Hungary, and the Netherlands?
– Upcoming Multi-Cultural Arts Classes in San Ramon: Bollywood Dance for Kids – Instructor Priya Vasudevan
Do your kids love to move to the beat of the music? Participants will have fun learning Bollywood Dance styles, all while getting health and developing a lifelong habit of exercising. In addition to Bollywood Dance, we will also incorporate Classical Indian Dance steps. Be it staying in touch with your own culture or exploring a new one, this class will give kids plenty to learn and exhibit. Moves are low impact, age appropriate, easy to learn, educational and fun! Participant’s confidence, stage presence and social skills will improve, with class culminating with a small performance.
– All classes are at the Alcosta Senior & Community Center – 9300 Alcosta Blvd

Saturdays 1/23 – 3/26
10:30 am – 11:15 am [Ages 5 – 7] <- Click to register online
Saturdays 1/23 – 3/26
11:30 am – 12:05 pm [Ages 8 – 12] <- Click to register online

Introduction to Indian Music, Drumming & Dance

Engage your mind, hands, heart, feet and voice in learning the rhythms and melodies of the classical music and dance traditions of India. These arts are taught through an oral tradition using vocal percussion syllables to teach drumming, dance and singing. Learn the poetic and mathematical patterns of Indian percussion. Sing the melodies of Indian Ragas. Embody an understanding of Indian rhythm cycles through the basic footwork of Kathak Dance. Discover beautiful sounds of traditional instruments like the sitar and sarode.
This class is an engaging, kid-friendly introduction to one of the world’s greatest classical arts traditions and will lay a strong foundation for future skills and concepts that increase focus, problem solving and more.
Class meets at Quail Run Elementary School in San Ramon for 4th and 5th graders. Students do not have to attend Quail Run Elementary School to register for this class.

Thursdays January 28th – March 3rd
2:40 PM – 3:40 PM – Quail Run Elementary School

Instructor: Jim Santi Owen from the Ali Akbar College of Music. For his full Biography please click here.
To register online through The City of San Ramon Parks & Community Services please Click Here.
For questions, please call the San Ramon Community Center at 925-830-5162

10% off Young Rembrandts Drawing Classes at Dublin-Green Elem / Livermore-Rancho Las Positas Elem

About Our Program: Children will learn how to draw using Young Rembrandts step-by-step instruction and proven method that fosters increased patience, discipline and focus as well as a host of artistic skills such as art vocabulary and art history, along with expanded creativity, imagination and confidence. The same structured, skill based learning used to teach science, math and reading is used to teach children how to draw using engaging subjects, skill based learning and positive classroom techniques to achieve unparalleled success in the classroom. All materials supplied. New lessons each class and each session. Young Rembrandts-Information

Livermore Rancho Las Positas Elementary | Vibrant Elementary Drawing | Ages: 5 – 11
Th|Room 21 | 03:00 – 04:00 PM | 10/15/2015 – 11/19/2015 | $90.00

Dublin Green Elementary | Vibrant Elementary Drawing | Ages: 5 – 11
Th|Room K-5 | 03:10 – 04:10 PM | 10/15/2015 – 11/5/2015 | $63.00

Register on line at: http://www.youngrembrandts.com/eastbay/view-classes-enroll
Special Trivalleydesi discount: at the check-out page enter discount code:
TVDGREEN10 for a 10% discount at Dublin-Green Elementary
TVDRANCHO10 for a 10% discount at Livermore Ranch Las Positas Elementary

Bollywood Dance for Kids through The City of San Ramon

Instructor Priya Vasudevan currently teaches Bombay Jam for adults through The City of San Ramon. She is looking forward to expanding her class offerings to Bollywood Dance for kids this coming Fall.

Do your kids love to move to the beat of the music? Participants will have fun while learning Bollywood dance styles, all while getting healthy and developing a lifelong habit of exercising. In addition to Bollywood Dance, we will also incorporate Classical Indian Dance steps. Be it staying in touch with your own culture or exploring a new culture, this class will give your kids plenty to learn and exhibit. Moves will be low impact, age appropriate, easy to learn and be filled with fun. Participant’s confidence, stage presence and social skills will improve with class culminating with a small performance for friends and family.

Classes begin in September. For more class information please click here or call the San Ramon Community Center at 925-973-3200

Exciting Summer Camps in Dublin

Glitter Kids is offering exciting full day summer camps in 2015. Here are the program details.summer camp flyer

  • Different theme every week (Lego Robotics, Engineering, Drama, Video Production, Painting, Bollywood Dance, Mad Science, Arts & Crafts).
  • Daily Outdoor Play Time
  • Next Grade Academic Work (Math, Reading, Writing)
  • Speech and Debate
  • Public Speaking
  • Weekly field trips
  • Foreign Language (Hindi)
  • Morning & Evening Extended Care Available
  • Morning and Evening Snacks
  • Lunch Available

We are currently accepting enrollment for Summer Camps and offering early bird discounts. Please check out our website at http://www.GlitterKids.us for more details and to download registration forms.

Run San Ramon 4th of July 10K and 5K Walk and Run

Run San Ramon 10K and 5K Walk and Run

Run San Ramon
10K Run, 5K Fun Run & Walk
Saturday, July 4, 2015

Register Now Online at www.active.com, search “Run San Ramon”.

Start & Finish:
San Ramon Central Park Community Center
12501 Alcosta Blvd. San Ramon
Get a healthy start to your 4th of July with this Independence Day Classic. Enjoy the measured, paved and looped course. The 10K course is a double loop of the 5K course. Participants will receive a short sleeve commemorative shirt and goodies provided by local sponsors. This Run San Ramon 10K and 5K will be a chip timed race.

Registration Fee: $35 for online registration and postmarked registration by June 23rd . Registration fees increase to $40 starting June 24th through race day.Pre-registration for family race of 3 or more is $30 per person until June 23rd and increases to $40 June 24th. Must be immediate family only, and all entry forms must be submitted at the same time.Registration available online at www.active.com, search “Run San Ramon”. Late or incomplete entries will not be accepted. Race day registration tables open 6:45-8:00am.

Awards: Mayor’s Cup trophies will be awarded to the winning pre-registered San Ramon resident, male & female of the 5K & 10K.

Mayor’s Crown trophy will award the lowest combined times of the 2014 Bah Humbug and 2015 Run San Ramon pre-registered 5k runner (male and female).

Medals are given to the first three finishers in each age division.

Summer Fun Tennis Camp for Kids – get $30 Off

Summer Fun Tennis Camp for Kids M-F 9am to 12 noon or to 3pm June 15 to June 19 and June 22 to June 26, 2015 at Stoneridge tennis court in Pleasanton on Stoneridge Mall Rd.
$160 per week per child
Sibling discount of $10 off each week for each sibling
sign up at: http://www.academyfortennis.com/sign_up
to get $30 Off  enter Tri-Valley Desi in the “How did you hear about us?” section
Tennis Camps fill up fast – so SIGN Up TODAY! to get one of the few spots.

Spring Break Fun Tennis Camp for Kids

Spring Break Fun Tennis Camp for Kids M-F 9am to 12 noon March 30 to April 3 and April 6 to April 10, 2015 at Stoneridge tennis court in Pleasanton on Stoneridge Mall Rd.
$160 per week per child
Sibling discount of $10 off each week for each sibling
sign up at: http://www.academyfortennis.com/sign_up
to get $30 Off  enter Tri-Valley Desi in the “How did you hear about us?” section

Introduction to Raspberry Pi – Free Event @YoungWonks on Feb 14, 2015

This is a YoungWonks Open House event on Feb 14. This event is for children (Ages: 7 to 18) and their parents/guardians.YoungWonks

Children and parents will be introduced to Raspberry Pi at this open house. Raspberry Pi is a credit card sized computer which can be used to create cool electronics projects such as christmas lights and moving robots.

Introduction will be hands-on in small groups. We will contact you to setup time for the hands-on session.
Open house timings are from 2:30 to 4:30 PM.
Parents/Guardians are required to be with their kids at all times.
Register for the event at: http://youngwonks-open-house-11.eventbrite.com
To know more about YoungWonks, please visit: www.YoungWonks.com

Chess Coach

I am looking for a chess coach for my 10 and half years son – he has been playing chess for the last 3 years with both group and individual coaching.
I am looking for options around Dublin and within 5-10 miles of Dublin Ranch area.
Weekend classes would be preferred.

Programming classes for kids – San Ramon

Hi – I’m offering programming classes for kids at my home. I teach JAVA Programming, Web development, CSS, HTML, Java Script. I also help in oracle certification preparation in JAVA.
I have a Masters degree in Computer Science and have been a Software Professional for over 12 years. I worked for companies like SAP, Sybase and startup companies.
I live in Gale Ranch, San Ramon.
If interested contact me at 510 579 4588.
Thank you
Srivalli

San Ramon Bah Humbug! 5K Run and Walk December 6

Start the holiday season off with a healthy fun run or walk through San Ramon. This year’s Bah Humbug will be a chip timed race on the certified 3.1 mile course. This is a fun, flat, paved route beginning at the San Ramon Community Center at Central Park, 12501 Alcosta Blvd, and right off the 680 freeway at Bollinger Canyon Road. Participants will receive a holiday long-sleeved shirt and back by popular demand the Bah Humbug Ornament!

Race day registration begins at 7:30am and the race starts at 9am. Registration is available online at www.active.com search Bah Humbug, San Ramon or on the City of San Ramon website www.SanRamon.ca.gov.For more information about this event call (925) 973-3200 or email park…@s…com.

Individual $35 postmarked or registered online by November 29th. Fees increase to $40 thereafter for everyone. Families of three or more, will pay $30 per person. (Must be immediate family only.) Family discounts are not available on race day.

Spread Holiday Cheer:
Runners are requested to bring a can of food to be donated to the Contra Costa County Food Bank to assist those in need during the holidays. Canned food donations will be collected at the registration table.

 Awards: Medals are given to the first three finishers in each age division.

 Costume Contest:  Costume awards will be given for Most Grinch-Like, Best Holiday Spirit, and Best Group Theme.

 New! Introducing the Mayor’s Crown, which will award the lowest combined times of the 2014 Bah Humbug and 2015 Run San Ramon pre-registered 5k runner. The Mayor’s Crown winner will be recognized at the 2015 Run San Ramon event.

 Shirts & Ornaments:
All pre-registered participants may receive their shirt & ornament prior to the event start. All race day registrants, and pre-registrants who wait, will receive their shirts upon completion on a “first come-first served” basis. Shirts and ornaments are only guaranteed to pre-registered participants.

Computer Programming and Electronics for Kids at YoungWonks Pleasanton

YoungWonks offers cutting-edge technology education to kids between the ages of 7 and 18. The cirriculum focusses on learning by doing, inquiry based learning and assisted practice, for maximum knowledge stickiness.YoungWonks Pleasanton

* Small class size with 4:1 student teacher ratio.
* 1.5 Hour classes to give children adequate hands-on-leaning time.
* Focus on fundamentals that helps children learn any programming language.
* Use latest hardware and software.
* Teach skills that are widely used across many industries. So that children can continue to use them even after class is over.
* Mission driven teachers who have stellar academic background, experience.
* Combine skills learnt in multiple programs to create intersting self-designed projects (robots, home-automation, etc)
* Large modern and independent teaching center conveniently located in Pleasanton.

Curent offerings:

* YoungWonks Scratch Programming (Recommended age: 7 and above)
* YoungWonks Python Programming ((Recommended age: 7 and above)
* YoungWonks Circuit Magic (Recommended age: 10 and above)
* YoungWonks SPER – Scratch, Python and Electronics with Raspberry Pi (Recommended age: 10 and above)
* YoungWonks prototyping with Raspberry Pi and Arduino. (Recommended age: 10 and above)

Open House on weekends. Attend a FREE 1 hour Introduction to Raspberry Pi class at the Open House. Register online at: http://www.youngwonks.com/welcome/admission

You may also call us at: 855-966-5756 (1-855-WONKSKNOW)

Enjoy the Best Educational Kids books for all ages

20140828_143934 (1)Hello Neighbors, I am excited to be your neighborhood Usborne Books consultant. For those of you who are not familiar with Usborne Books, here is a little introduction.
Usborne Publishing, also called Usborne Books, is a UK-based publisher of children’s literature.
It was founded by Peter Usborne in 1973 and uses an in-house team of writers, editors and designers and is translated into over 55 languages. The sister company Usborne Books at home, focussed on selling to families, schools and communities, was founded in 1981 by Randall White. In 2008 Kane Miller books were purchased and the name was changed to Usborne Books and More. Usborne books nearly feature 1500 titles and offers books for all ages from infant to teen years.
Why Usborne Books?
Listed below are some unique features of Usborne books:
Colorful illustrations and fold-out flaps to grasp the attention of kids20140828_144007
Subject matter very well researched and presented in a straightforward manner for easy understanding
Enormous range of topics to choose from for curious minds
Touchy-feely books for sensory development
Phonics readers with rhyming, phonics based text and dual text readers for gradual progression
Most books are internet linked meaning limitless resources for in depth study
Usborne books are affordable making it perfect addition to a Home library, Birthday or Goodie bag gifts or donating to schools or charities. For example,Science books for kids start at $4.99 each.Usborne books1
In addition there are books for Kindergarden and School Age reading and School age homework helpers( for Math,Biology,Chemistry etc), Reference and Study Aids, Beginners – Non Fiction series (like Living in Space,How Flowers Grow),True Adventure stories, Sticker books, Books for keeping up with hobbies like (Learning to Play Guitar,Complete Book of Chess etc),books for Social Studies and World History etc. Please visit my website at www.worldofusbornebooks.com that will direct you to online catalog.

If you would like to see the samples for better understanding do contact me directly at [email protected].

Thank You,
Harini

Diwali Celebration 2014 – Dublin John Green

Sunday, Nov 2 11:00a
John Green Elementary School – MPR Room
Dublin, CA
(This event has a fee)

Activities for Main event : Nov 2nd, 2014. ( 11 am – 4.00pm)
11 00 a.m. to 11:15 am – Ganesh Pooja
11:15 am to 11:30 am – Community Introduction
11:30 am to 12:15 pm – Talent Show

Ideas – Dances, Songs, Music, Essay, Skits of spiritual and cultural siginficance

12:15 pm to 1:00 pm – Lunch and social time
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm – Individual and Group Performances (Non Bollywood/Filmy Style)
Ramayan and Narakasura based activity course that inspires children with stories from Ramayanam
Cultural display and competition

Bring your items created during the neighborhood activities. These will be displayed. All participants will be able to add “likes” to the items. The likes will be tallied up for bragging rights.
A rangoli and art station. Interested participants can use flowers, colored rice, etc.

This event has a fee:
Ages 11 and above – $15.00
Ages 5 to 10014 – $10.00

Diwali Celebration 2014 – Dublin Indians – Donations are Welcome