Great American Litter Pickup
This Saturday, April 20th is the Great American Litter Pick Up. Please join volunteers across the city to help clean up neighborhoods. The clean up is from 8:30 – 11:30am and the downtown area will have four meeting locations. Following the event, join neighbors for a celebratory lunch at any of the locations. To participate in this year’s Litter Pick Up, call (408) 975-7233 or just show up! http://www.sanjoseca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/14047
Meeting locations downtown:Roosevelt Center, 901 E. Santa Clara St. iJava Café, 387 Delmas Ave.Spartan Keyes Neighborhood Center, 570 Keyes St.St. James Park, 2nd & St. James St.
Posted Apr 18, 2013, 7:27 PM by Sun Secretary
Dumpster Day Saturday September 29
SUN DUMPSTER DAY
Saturday, September 29th9:00am to 1:00pm (or until Dumpsters are full)
600 Block of South 6th Street
(Next to Lowell Elementary)
Salvation Army will receive donations of useable items
Must bring flyer or ID with address
Free to SUN & UNC ResidentsMonetary donations to SUN for future events are greatly appreciated.
One Mattress Free per Household/Owner. $10 Donation requested for each additional.
wood, metal, plastic, paper, clothes, toys, furniture, mattresses, computers & monitors, stereos, televisions, appliances
All batteries, Antifreeze, Bricks, Carpet, Chemicals, Pesticides, Concrete, Fluorescent bulbs, Gas, Motor Oil, Paint, Soil, Tanks (Helium, Propane or Oxygen), Tires, Transmission fluid
Día de Limpieza - Gratis para los residentes de SUN & UNC - debe traer ...
Posted Sep 25, 2012, 11:36 AM by Sun Secretary
SUN Neighborhood Yard Sale October 13What is it?A Neighborhood-wide Yard Sale allows you to sell your unwanted, used, and new items to dozens of people in your community!When is it?Saturday October 13, 9am-3pm throughout the South University Neighborhood.How does it work?1. Sign up! You need to live in the South University Neighborhood to participate and then sign up using a Participation Form. Please click here to download a copy, or request it from your SUN treasurer, Mark Williams. Phone: (408) 971-0958 or Email: markrw @ sprynet.com. We have a suggested donation of $5-10 per participant. 2. Get your items ready! List all your items for sale on the form. SUN organizers will pick up the form ...
Posted Sep 20, 2012, 11:34 AM by Sun Secretary
Gardner Downtown Health Center Grand Opening August 9thGRAND OPENING GARDNER DOWNTOWN HEALTH CENTER THURSDAY, AUGUST 9 3:00-5:00 PM GARDNER DOWNTOWN HEALTH CENTER 725 E. SANTA CLARA STREET SAN JOSÉ CA 95112 Join us as we celebrate the much anticipated Grand Opening of the Gardner Downtown Health Center and the re-establishment of primary health care services in the heart of downtown San José! EVENT HOST COMMITTEE: COALITION FOR A DOWNTOWN HOSPITAL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH PARTNERSHIP RSVP TO: POLICY@CHPSCC.ORG OR 408.579.6014
Posted Aug 7, 2012, 2:26 PM by Sun Secretary
National Night Out August 2ndYou are invited to... The South University Neighborhood's (SUN) NATIONAL NIGHT OUT 2012 America's Night Out Against Crime Tuesday, August 7th 7:00 pm O'Donnell's Garden Park corner of 6th and William Get To Know Your Neighbors Free Ice Cream Live Music from an Orchestrium Next SUN General Meeting Tuesday, September 18th Save the Date SUN Yard Sale - Sunday, September 23rd SUN Dumpster Day - Saturday, September 29th
Posted Aug 5, 2012, 9:58 PM by Sun Secretary
Security of our Water Supply and Business Continuity June 22ndThe
San Jose Police Department, in conjunction with the Santa Clara Valley Water
District and San Jose Water Company will be giving a presentation on the
security of our region’s water system, and how any natural, or man-made act
(such as Terrorism) would effect our water supply system. How will this impact
all of us? More
importantly is what our Business Community can expect if such a regional event
were to occur. This is vitally important for any Business Continuity Plan. Will there be water? How it will effect the operation
of your business? How long can you realistically
plan to be out of water if this were to occur?This
presentation will be held on Friday June ...
Posted Jun 18, 2012, 11:25 AM by Sun Secretary
Ice Cream Social, Elections and Gazebo Opening June 19When:Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 7:00 p.m.
Where: O'Donnell's Garden Park corner of 6th and William
- SUN Board Elections
- Awards Presentation
- ICE CREAM!Working together we can be part of the solution. Help us grow. Bring a neighbor
Posted Jun 18, 2012, 11:30 AM by Sun Secretary
Art on the Block Saturday April 21Martha Gardens Celebrates...Art on the Block!Bestor Art Park (6th Street and Bestor Street) Saturday, April 21, 2012 1:30pm — 4:30pm Email: Elizabeth@communivercitysanjose.org Questions? Call 297-3301 or 794-7585 Entertainment∗ Calpulli Tonalehqueh (dancers)∗ DRUMMM (rhythm)∗ Jason Starling (singer)∗ Juggling∗ Native Brew (musicians)Art Activities∗ Bike Decorating∗ Sidewalk Chalk Drawing ∗ Paper Airplanes∗ Origami∗ 3-D Foil SculpturesIt’s All FREE!Meet Marta Thoma, who is creating a large sculpture to be installed in Bestor Park this Summer. Donate glass bottles and metal spoons to be incorporated into sculpture.
Posted Apr 17, 2012, 3:57 PM by Sun Secretary
Food at SUN General Meeting April 17
The April SUN General Meeting will be taking place at
Lowell Elementary School (625 S 7th St) next Tuesday April 17 at 7PM
Delicious Chicken Mole will be served at 7PM. As usual the local police will be present to respond to neighbors' concerns.
Posted Apr 12, 2012, 4:22 PM by Sun Secretary
Community Open House for the Santa Clara/Alum Rock Bus Rapid Transit Project March 29With construction of the Santa Clara/Alum Rock Bus Rapid Transit project scheduled to begin in late 2012, the City of San Jose and VTA will co-host an open house to inform the community and answer questions on the project with a special focus on the Downtown San Jose segment and stations.What is Bus Rapid Transit?
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), is a high-quality, high-speed form of transit that provides the same service and amenities as light rail but at a much lower implementation cost. BRT uses specialized vehicles that operate on city streets and in dedicated lanes rather than on a fixed guideway. Overall, BRT is designed to improve the speed, reliability and identity of bus ...
Posted Mar 9, 2012, 12:29 PM by Sun Secretary
February General Meeting at Plaza Maria
The February SUN General Meeting will be taking place at
Plaza Maria Apartments (115 E Reed St)
this Tuesday February 21 at 7PM
San Jose's Bring Your Own Bags Ordinance began on January 1 this year. We will be giving away reusable grocery bags at the meeting. We will also be seeking Fundraising Options, and Neighborhood Watch Leads. As usual the local police will be available to answer questions.
If you can, please bring a drink or snack to share.
See you at 7PM on Tuesday
Posted Feb 21, 2012, 5:08 PM by Sun Secretary
Free Neighborhood Clean Up EventThe City of San Jose invites you to a Neighborhood Clean Up Day Saturday, February 11, 2012 - 8:00 am to 11:00 am or until bins are full You should have received the following mailer, which is your ticket to use use the bins. But if you do not have the mailer, the City will usually accept proof of residence instead, such as your Driver License
Posted Feb 10, 2012, 1:13 PM by Sun Secretary
Antiques Appraisal Faire Thursday February 2, 2012Bonhams, a prestigious international auction house will send several appraisers to the San Jose Woman's Club, 75 S 11th St, on Thursday February 2nd from 10:30am-3:30pm to appraise several categories of fine and decorative art. The public is invited and each item appraised costs $20 as a donation to the Club. To read more about the event and to buy advance tickets, please click here which takes you directly to our web site's Antiques Appraisal Faire window.There is no charge to wander in and see the action or view the Clubhouse. And the members have donated some wacky and beautiful things for sale to our guests. All proceeds benefit local charities and the Club ...
Posted Jan 21, 2012, 1:59 PM by Sun Secretary
Posole Served at the January General MeetingJanuary's General Meeting had several features to make it more attractive to neighbors:Posole prepared by Theresa Zuniga was served Activities for children were provided Translation into Spanish was provided The featured presentation was from Our City Forest Family Portraits taken over Halloween by MACLA were handed out
Posted Jan 21, 2012, 2:04 PM by Sun Secretary
Disaster Preparedness at the SUN General Meeting Tuesday, November 15Natural disasters such as flood, fire, and earthquake affect thousands of people every year. Those of us living in the Bay Area in particular know the risks of earthquakes and are aware that even a relatively moderate earthquake can have major consequences such as lack of power and a lack of emergency services. Therefore, it is especially important for us to be prepared in the event of a natural disaster and to be able take care of ourselves and our families.
At the next SUN general meeting on Tuesday, November 15, at 7pm at Plaza Maria, 115 East Reed St we will be discussing disaster preparedness in depth and hope that you will attend so we all as a community ...
Posted Nov 12, 2011, 9:35 AM by Sun Secretary
Halloween Social - Sunday Oct 30th
You are Invited...
South University Neighborhood's 6th Annual HALLOWEEN SOCIAL Sunday, October 30th, 2011 Time: 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Where: O'Donnell's Garden Park
Corner of South 6th St. and William St. Activities: l Lite refreshments will be provided & are welcomed. l Pumpkin, Sugar Skull, Paper Lantern Decorating & Games l Neighborhood Performances l FREE Family Portraits!!! l Entertainment & Activities for ALL AGES!!! l Prizes Donated by Local Merchants
Get to know
your Neighbors!Hosted By:
• South University Neighborhood Association (SUN)
• Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana
www.maclaarte.orgNext SUN Meetings: Tuesday, October 18th at 7:00 pm
Tuesday, November 15th at 7:00 pm
Plaza Maria Apts, 115 E Reed St, Community ...
Posted Oct 20, 2011, 2:46 PM by Sun Secretary
MACLA’s 2011 Family Portraits Project
It’s time for MACLA’s 2011 Family
Portraits Project! Don’t miss this opportunity to have your portrait taken for FREE
by a professional photographer. Bring your family, friends, coworkers,
roommates and/or pets.
receive a FREE photo package for participating and your portrait may be
used in the creation of a digital mural that reflects the diversity and
changing face of our community.Family Portraits Photo Shoot Schedule Sunday, October 30th SUN Halloween Social1:30 pm – 4:00 pm O’Donnell’s Gardens Park (corner of South 6th and East William) In case of rain, portraits will be taken at MACLA (510 S. 1st St) Friday, November 4th CommUniverCity and SJSU’s Day of Service ...
Posted Oct 20, 2011, 12:19 PM by Sun Secretary