It’s time we turn our clocks back an hour as we return to Standard Time, Sunday morning November 6 at 2:00 am.
Does this mean we get to spend an extra hour at our favorite bar? No, bars actually stop serving alcohol at 1:59 am, one minute before the clocks are set back one hour.
This is also a good time to change the batteries in your smoke detectors.
Do you like/dislike time change? Check out “Daylight saving time could end in California”a story from February in the Sacramento Bee.
Capitol Drive-In will be showing Purple Rain free at their San Jose theater on Saturday, April 30, 2016.
Gates open Saturday night at 11:00 pm and the movie will start at midnight.
Capitol 6 Drive-In Theater
3630 Hillcap Ave., San Jose 95136
Middle and high school aged students in the Bay Area pit their home-made autonomous robots (no remote controls allowed) against each other in the Northern California BotBall tournament Saturday, April 16, 2016. Students use science, engineering, technology, math, and writing skills to design, build, program and document robots in a hands-on project.
The robot’s actions are based on information from the sensors, combined with the computer program (C, C++, and Java) written by the students in advance. Botball robots are completely autonomous and rely on this computer programming to start, stop, and maneuver on the game board.
The free to watch tournament begins… more
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 is Free Cone Day at participating Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shops in the Bay Area.
Since 1979, it’s Ben & Jerry’s way to celebrate and say thanks to their fans for another year of support.
Find a participating Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop here.
Friday, April 1, 2016 is free admission day at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History; no fooling.
Exhibits include a touch pool with live local intertidal plants and animals.
Also, the Native Peoples of Santa Cruz exhibit explores life in Santa Cruz prior to the arrival of Europeans. Examples of native basketry, beadwork and stone implements can be found throughout the exhibit.
The Museum celebrated its 110th anniversary, opening August 21, 1905.
Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
1305 East Cliff Dr., Santa Cruz, 95062
Friday, April 1, 2016
Wednesday, April 6, Tom Abel, Ph.D., will discuss How Things in the Universe Came About & How They Ended Up Within Us, an illustrated, non-technical free lecture in the Smithwick Theatre at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills.
Dr. Abel will cover the early stages of the universe, using the latest computer animations of how the first stars formed and died, and how stars built up the first galaxies… more
The world’s best selling tenor, Andrea Bocelli will perform June 10 at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento. His only Northern California appearance this tour. Do not think this will be an evening of just classical opera; he may be better known to some as a pop singer.
He has recorded duets with Celine Dion (for the animated film Quest for Camelot), Sarah Brightman, Chris Botti, Christina Aguilera, Stevie Wonder, Katharine McPhee, Kenny G and other artist.
Sleep Train Arena
One Sports Parkway
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Tickets: $75.00 – $375.25
Parking $15 (cash only)