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!
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.
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
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
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 – 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
Bharatnatyam classes available in Pleasanton , San Ramon. Special Arrangetram Training . Please Call 408 420 1584
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.
Join this class and be able to virtually solve any type of Rubik’s cube.
Every Monday to Friday starting July 10Th, 10:00AM – 11:00 AM in Dublin. $10 per class
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
Give your teens the Gift of Yes! Program – dynamic processes, breathing techniques and yoga –
which will result in lasting legacy of
– Stress relief
– Values and responsibility
– Good health and happiness
Watch what teens who have taken the program have to say
Youth Empowerment Seminar Jan 19th – 22nd.
Weekdays 6:30-9:30 pm
Weekend 10:30 am -2:30 pm
Link to register
More info: http://tinyurl.com/YES117
Questions, call Sudhir Gondhalekar 510-701-2217, Anu Gupta 203-249-6852
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
San 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.
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
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.
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|9:00am – 12:00 pm
|12:00 – 1:00 pm
||Noon Extended Care
|1:00 – 4:00 pm
|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.
Hello, We have recently moved to Dublin. I have a 7 yr old girl and we are looking for making new friends for her. I am also looking for classes for her like dancing, art , gymnastics, martial arts, swimming etc.
If you have any recommendations for classes for kids we would love to hear from you.
we can be reached at rashi.socia…@g…com
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.
Spandana Bay Area Team
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
I am looking for girls Scouts troop for my daughter in Pleasanton. She is a caddete. If anyone knows pls give me the details of the troop.
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
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
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