Calendar of Events - Santa Clara





January 3, 2015 - December 26, 2015 Farmers Market - Open All Year Round!
The Downtown Santa Clara Farmers Market is now open ALL YEAR ROUND! The market opens every Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The popular activity is on Jackson Street between Benton and Homestead. This market is certified, meaning the participants only sell food items they have produced themselves. The "Growers Certificate" hanging at the farmer's stand is issued by the County Agriculture Commissioner authorizing the farmer to sell only the certain crops listed and grown by them. For more information, please call (510) 745-7100.

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January 3, 2015 - December 26, 2015 Exhibits at Intel Museum
Arti, an artificial intelligence robot, talks with museum guides to help tell the fascinating story about how Intel's technology helps teachers and students in South Africa. Visitors can also catch a handful of binary rain, representing the data created by emails, cell phones, video, and more. You can also get digitized as your digital photo is snapped and a digital postcard is created. The museum provides maps in multiple languages that provide a quick review of each exhibit. In all, the museum features over 30 fun, interactive exhibits. FREE admission. Open Mon.-Fri., 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Sat. 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Located at 2200 Mission College Blvd. in Santa Clara. (408) 765-0503.

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March 28, 2015 - November 1, 2015 California's Great America Opens 2015 Season
California's Great America opens its 2015 season. Open weekends until Memorial Day then daily operation through the Summmer and back to weekends in the Fall. For operating calendar, see website below, or call (408) 988-1776.

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August 18, 2015 - December 6, 2015 "Closer by the Minute" - de Saisset Museum
Through two captivating and immersive installations, artists David and Hi-Jin Hodge, address universal issues in a way that artfully blends documentary and creativity. Niagara Falling explores the rapid decline of the city of Niagara Falls, a story of urban blight that is repeated across the nation and around the world. Life on Wheels, newly created for this exhibition, explores on multiple levels the culture of transportation and what it means to drive a car in today's world. 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara. For more info., call (408) 554-4528 or visit the website below.

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August 26, 2015 Ice Cream Social for Seniors
Adults age 50+ are invited to the annual Ice Cream Social for ice cream and a variety of toppings. There will be entertainment and informational booths set up to showcase Senior Center programs and services. The fun begins at 1 p.m. at the Santa Clara Senior Center. Cost for the event is $1 for Santa Clara residents, $2 for seniors who live in other cities. 1303 Fremont Street, Santa Clara. (408) 615-3170

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August 29, 2015 Luke Bryan and special guests Florida Georgia Line, Randy Houser, Dustin Lynch, and Thomas Rhett
Luke Bryan and special guests Florida Georgia Line, Randy Houser, Dustin Lynch, and Thomas Rhett are coming to Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara on August 29th. For more information, visit the website below.

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September 3, 2015 NFL Pre-Season Football - San Francisco 49ers vs. San Diego Chargers
The San Francisco 49ers vs. the San Diego Chargers in a pre-season game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. Kick-off is at 7:00 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit the website below.

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September 11, 2015 NCAA Division 1 Women's Soccer - Santa Clara University vs. Oklahoma
NCAA Division 1 Women's Soccer - Santa Clara University vs. Oklahoma in a non-conference match-up. Game starts at 5:00 p.m. at Stevens Stadium - Buck Shaw Field. For tickets and more information, call (408) 554-4060 or visit the website below.

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September 13, 2015 NCAA Division 1 Women's Soccer - Santa Clara University vs. Penn State
NCAA Division 1 Women's Soccer - Santa Clara University vs. Penn St. in a non-conference match-up. Game starts at 1:00 p.m. at Stevens Stadium - Buck Shaw Field. For tickets and more information, call (408) 554-4060 or visit the website below.

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September 14, 2015 NFL Football - San Francisco 49ers vs. Minnesota Vikings
The San Francisco 49ers open their 2015 regular season vs. the Minnesota Vikings at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. Kick-off is at 7:00 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit the website below.

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September 18, 2015 NCAA Division 1 Women's Soccer - Santa Clara University vs. CSUN
NCAA Division 1 Women's Soccer - Santa Clara University vs. CSUN in a non-conference match-up. Game starts at 5:00 p.m. at Stevens Stadium - Buck Shaw Field. For tickets and more information, call (408) 554-4060 or visit the website below.

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September 18, 2015 Annual Friday Night Lights High School Football Tripleheader at Levi's Stadium - Wilcox vs. Pioneer; Watsonville vs. Scott's Valley; Milpitas vs. Valley Christian
Annual Friday Night Lights Presented by Black Bear Diner features a triple header starting at 4 p.m. when Santa Clara's Wilcox High School battles Pioneer of San Jose. 6 p.m. game features Watsonville vs. Scott's Valley, and 8 p.m. game features Milpitas vs. Valley Christian. General admission tickets in lower bowl are $20 and can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com

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September 19, 2015 2nd Annual 49ers Rush 4.9k Run/Walk and The Challenge presented by Subway
2nd Annual 49ers Rush 4.9k Run/Walk and The Challenge presented by Subway takes place at Levi's Stadium. Registration information to come, and/or visit the website below.

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September 19, 2015 - September 20, 2015 Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival
The 2015 Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival will feature the talents of local and regional artists with nearly 175 booths to visit, 25 community groups serving international foods, four vintners pouring fine wines, micro-brewed beer, live entertainment on three stages, and the ever-popular Kids Kingdom. The Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival is set inside picturesque Central Park, located on Kiely Blvd., between Homestead and Benton. (408) 615-3140.

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September 20, 2015 NCAA Division 1 Women's Soccer - Santa Clara University vs. Stanford
NCAA Division 1 Women's Soccer - Santa Clara University vs. Stanford in a non-conference match-up. Game starts at 7:30 p.m. at Stevens Stadium - Buck Shaw Field. For tickets and more information, call (408) 554-4060 or visit the website below.

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September 25, 2015 - October 31, 2015 Halloween Haunt at California's Great America
Halloween Haunt at California’s Great America is Northern California’s premier Halloween event. Running Friday-Sunday, September 25-October 31, Halloween Haunt features 9 Horrifying Mazes & Attractions, 4 Scandalous Shows, and 3 Scare Zones. Guests will Face Their Fears as 500 ghouls and monsters transform Great America into a horror-filled nightmare with creatures around every corner. It’s everything you fear and can’t wait to experience. Halloween Haunt also includes the thrills of Great America’s rides and attractions. Tickets can be purchased online at www.CAGreatAmerica.com/Haunt for as little as $24.99 and 2015 and 2016 Gold Pass holders get free admission. Recommended for guests 13 and older.

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October 4, 2015 NCAA Division 1 Women's Soccer - Santa Clara University vs. USF
NCAA Division 1 Women's Soccer - Santa Clara University vs. USF in a West Coast Conference (WCC) match-up.Game starts at 1:00 p.m. at Stevens Stadium - Buck Shaw Field. For tickets and more information, call (408) 554-4060 or visit the website below.

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October 4, 2015 NFL Football - San Francisco 49ers vs. Green Bay Packers
The San Francisco 49ers vs. the Green Bay Packers at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. Kick-off is at 1:25 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit the website below.

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October 8, 2015 2015-16 Santa Clara University President's Speaker Series - George Will
His twice-weekly Washington Post column is syndicated in nearly 500 papers throughout the United States, and he is a regular contributor on Fox News. A champion of conservative thought, Will has nonetheless stayed true to his journalistic roots, often writing critically of the most powerful politicians on both sides of the aisle. Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara. General admission tickets are $25 each and $60 for the 2015-16 series. For more information, visit the website below.

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October 9, 2015 NCAA Division 1 Women's Soccer - Santa Clara University vs. LMU
NCAA Division 1 Women's Soccer - Santa Clara University vs. LMU in a West Coast Conference (WCC) match-up.Game starts at 7:00 p.m. at Stevens Stadium - Buck Shaw Field. For tickets and more information, call (408) 554-4060 or visit the website below.

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October 11, 2015 NCAA Division 1 Women's Soccer - Santa Clara University vs. Pepperdine
NCAA Division 1 Women's Soccer - Santa Clara University vs. Pepperdine in a West Coast Conference (WCC) match-up.Game starts at 1:00 p.m. at Stevens Stadium - Buck Shaw Field. For tickets and more information, call (408) 554-4060 or visit the website below.

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October 18, 2015 NFL Football - San Francisco 49ers vs. Baltimore Ravens
The San Francisco 49ers vs. the Baltimore Ravens at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. Kick-off is at 1:25 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit the website below.

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October 22, 2015 NFL Football - San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks
The San Francisco 49ers vs. the Seattle Seahawks at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. Kick-off is at 5:25 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit the website below.

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October 22, 2015 NCAA Division 1 Women's Soccer - Santa Clara University vs. San Diego
NCAA Division 1 Women's Soccer - Santa Clara University vs. San Diego in a West Coast Conference (WCC) match-up.Game starts at 7:00 p.m. at Stevens Stadium - Buck Shaw Field. For tickets and more information, call (408) 554-4060 or visit the website below.

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October 23, 2015 - November 8, 2015 "Agatha Crusty and The Murder Mystery Dinner"
Agatha Crusty and The Murder Mystery Dinner by Derek Webb Geoffrey and Caroline Robertson are having a dinner party to celebrate then successful years of Mighty Midget Cleaners, the company he jointly owns with Tim McArthur, and to add spice to the evening they decide to make it to a murder mystery dinner. And Geoffrey has a special surprise – he has invited the well-known crime novelist Agatha Crusty to join them. Oct. 23, 29, 30, Nov. 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 2015 at 8 p.m. Oct. 25, Nov. 1, 8 at 2:30 p.m. 1505 Warburton Avenue, Triton Museum – Hall Pavilion, Warburton Avenue & Don, Santa Clara.

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October 24, 2015 NCAA Division 1 Women's Soccer - Santa Clara University vs. Brigham Young University (BYU)
NCAA Division 1 Women's Soccer - Santa Clara University vs. BYU in a West Coast Conference (WCC) match-up.Game starts at 1:00 p.m. at Stevens Stadium - Buck Shaw Field. For tickets and more information, call (408) 554-4060 or visit the website below.

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November 6, 2015 NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball - Santa Clara University vs. Notre Dame de Namur
The Santa Clara University Men's Basketball team open the season vs. non-conference opponent Notre Dam de Namur. Tip off TBA at Leavey Center. For tickets and information, call (408) 554-4660 or visit thew website below.

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November 8, 2015 NFL Football - San Francisco 49ers vs. Atlanta Falcons
The San Francisco 49ers vs. the Atlanta Falcons at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. Kick-off is at 1:05 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit the website below.

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November 13, 2015 49th Annual Cable Car Classic - NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball
The 49th Annual Cable Car Classic features NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball teams from Santa Clara University, Lipscomb, Denver, and Milwaukee-Wisconsin. Game times to be announced. For tickets and more information, call (408) 554-4660 or visit the website below.

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November 14, 2015 49th Annual Cable Car Classic - NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball
The 49th Annual Cable Car Classic features NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball teams from Santa Clara University, Lipscomb, Denver, and Milwaukee-Wisconsin. Game times to be announced. For tickets and more information, call (408) 554-4660 or visit the website below.

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November 15, 2015 49th Annual Cable Car Classic - NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball - Santa Clara University vs. Wisconsin - Milwaukee
The Santa Clara University Men's Basketball team vs. non-conference opponent Wisconsin - Milwaukee in the 49th Annual Cable Car Classic. Tip off at 2:00 p.m. at Leavey Center. For tickets and information, call (408) 554-4660 or visit thew website below.

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December 4, 2015 Countdown to Kick-off - Super Community Tree Lighting and Ice Rink - Central Park
As part of the City of Santa Clara's Countdown to Kick-off events, there will be a spectacular black and gold tree lighting in honor of the big game, outdoor ice rink with celebrity skaters, and fireworks. Ice rink will open pre-Thanksgiving and close on January 18th. Central Park at Kiely and Homestead.


December 5, 2015 NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball - Santa Clara University vs. San Jose State
The Santa Clara University Men's Basketball team vs. South Bay rival San Jose State University. Tip off TBA at Leavey Center. For tickets and information, call (408) 554-4660 or visit thew website below.

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December 15, 2015 NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball - Santa Clara University vs. Arkansas - Pine Bluff
The Santa Clara University Men's Basketball team vs. non-conference opponent Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Tip off at 7:00 p.m. at Leavey Center. For tickets and information, call (408) 554-4660 or visit thew website below.

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December 20, 2015 NFL Football - San Francisco 49ers vs. Cincinnati Bengals
The San Francisco 49ers vs. the Cincinnati Bengals at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. Kick-off is at 5:30 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit the website below.

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December 23, 2015 NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball - Santa Clara University vs. Saint Mary's
The Santa Clara University Men's Basketball vs. St. Mary's in a West Coast Conference match-up. Tip off TBA at Leavey Center. For tickets and information, call (408) 554-4660 or visit thew website below.

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December 26, 2015 2015 Foster Farms Bowl
The 2015 Foster Farms Bowl features teams from two of college football's "Power 5" conferences. Kickoff time is 6:15 p.m. at Levi's Stadium. For tickets and more information, visit the website below.

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December 31, 2015 NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball - Santa Clara University vs. Gonzaga
The Santa Clara University Men's Basketball team vs. West Coast Conference opponent Gonzaga. Tip off TBA at Leavey Center. For tickets and information, call (408) 554-4660 or visit thew website below.

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January 2, 2016 NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball - Santa Clara University vs. Portland
The Santa Clara University Men's Basketball vs. West Coast Conference opponent Portland. Tip off TBA at Leavey Center. For tickets and information, call (408) 554-4660 or visit thew website below.

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January 3, 2016 NFL Football - San Francisco 49ers vs. St. Louis Rams
The San Francisco 49ers vs. the St. Louis Rams at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. Kick-off is at 1:00 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit the website below.

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January 14, 2016 NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball - Santa Clara University vs. Pepperdine
The Santa Clara University Men's Basketball team vs. West Coast Conference opponent Pepperdine University. Tip off TBA at Leavey Center. For tickets and information, call (408) 554-4660 or visit thew website below.

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January 14, 2016 2015-16 Santa Clara University President's Speaker Series - Bryan Stevenson
Stevenson is a law professor at New York University and the executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, a nonprofit organization he founded in 1989 to protect the rights of the most vulnerable people in our criminal justice system. His 2014 memoir Just Mercy details his work on behalf of wrongly convicted death-row inmates, youths who face excessively harsh penalties, and others who would not have had a voice without his organization. Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara. General admission tickets are $25 each and $60 for the 2015-16 series.For more information, visit the website below.

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January 16, 2016 NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball - Santa Clara University vs. LMU
The Santa Clara University Men's Basketball team vs. West Coast Conference opponent Loyola Marymount University (LMU). Tip off TBA at Leavey Center. For tickets and information, call (408) 554-4660 or visit thew website below.

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January 16, 2016 - February 14, 2016 Countdown to Kick-off - "Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Exhibit"
Pro Football Hall of Fame's 50th Anniversary largest traveling exhibit cpatures the essence of the Hall of Fame with many artifacts exhibited for the first time. An interactive fan experience allows fans to make the call in an Instant Replay booth, attempt to kick field goals and more. Autograph sessions withe former Super Bowl players will be featured opening weekend and in the days leading up to Super Bowl 50.


January 21, 2016 NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball - Santa Clara University vs. USF
The Santa Clara University Men's Basketball team vs. West Coast Conference opponent University of San Francisco (USF). Tip off TBA at Leavey Center. For tickets and information, call (408) 554-4660 or visit thew website below.

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January 31, 2016 Countdown to Kick-off - Super Community Concert and Fireworks
Connecting community and guests, the Concert will include an opening act and headline band(s) of different genres representing Bay Area entertainers, and a food alley of culinary delights. This afternoon/evening event will be free of charge and conclude with a fireworks extravaganza. Event takes place at Mission College.


February 6, 2016 Countdown to Kick-off - Super Celebration
The City of Santa Clara's Super Community "Countdown to Kick-off" events continue with Super Celebration at Santa Clara University. Day-long event includes a Celebrity Flag Football game, Pep Rally, Flavor of 50, NFL's Play 60, concerts, and more. Stay tuned for more information.


February 7, 2016 National Football League's (NFL) Super Bowl 50 - Levi's Stadium
The National Football League's (NFL) historic Super Bowl 50 will be played at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. Kick off time To Be Annnounced. Stay tuned for more information.

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February 7, 2016 Tailgate 50 Party
Super Bowl Pre-Game Party "Tailgate 50" sponsored by Sports Traveler. The location of the party is directly across the street from Levi's Stadium at David's Restaurant. Hours are 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Price: $450.00 includes All you can eat gourmet buffet, premium liquor, beer, and wine, celebrity guests making appearances including former NFL players, and live entertainment. Discounted group pricing available. Reservations: (888) 654-7755 or email acs@sportstraveler.net

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February 11, 2016 NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball - Santa Clara University vs. San Diego
The Santa Clara University Men's Basketball team vs. West Coast Conference opponent San Diego. Tip off TBA at Leavey Center. For tickets and information, call (408) 554-4660 or visit thew website below.

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February 13, 2016 NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball - Santa Clara University vs. BYU
The Santa Clara University Men's Basketball team vs. West Coast Conference opponent Brigham Young University (BYU). Tip off TBA at Leavey Center. For tickets and information, call (408) 554-4660 or visit thew website below.

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February 27, 2016 NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball - Santa Clara University vs. UOP
The Santa Clara University Men's Basketball team vs. West Coast Conference opponent University of Pacific (UOP). Tip off TBA at Leavey Center. For tickets and information, call (408) 554-4660 or visit thew website below.

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March 4, 2016 - March 20, 2016 Picasso at the Lapin Agile" by Steve Martin
Picasso at the Lapin Agile by Steve Martin This absurdist comedy places Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in a Parisian café in 1904, just before the renowned scientist transformed physics with his theory of relativity and the celebrated painter set the art world afire with cubism. March 4, 11, 12, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 2016 at 8 p.m. March 6, 13, 20 at 2:30 p.m. 1505 Warburton Avenue, Triton Museum – Hall Pavilion, Warburton Avenue & Don, Santa Clara.

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March 8, 2016 2015-16 Santa Clara University President's Speaker Series - Robert Reich
To say he met the challenge is an understatement: Time Magazine named him one of the 10 most successful Cabinet members of the 20th century. Since leaving public office nearly 20 years ago, Reich has written and campaigned tirelessly to address the growing divide between the wealthiest Americans and others. His book Saving Capitalism, released in September 2015, explains how the United States can sustain growth that benefits all Americans. The book expands on the themes of his 2013 documentary Inequality For All, which won a Special Jury Award at the Sundance Film Festival. Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara. General admission tickets are $25 each and $60 for the 2015-16 series. For more information, visit the website below.

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April 2, 2016 AMA Monster Energy Supercross at Levi's Stadium
Monster Energy Supercross at Levi's Stadium. Starts at 6:30 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit the website below.

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April 9, 2016 Monster Jam at Levi's Stadium
Monster Jam at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. Starts at 7:00 p.m. For tickets and information, visit www.ticketmaster.com

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May 27, 2016 - June 12, 2016 "Cahoots" by Rick Johnston
Cahoots by Rick Johnston. In a Manhattan high rise, where Jan and her friend Lois are setting up for a dinner party before attending a meeting on neighborhood crime – a subject that has become an obsession with Lois’ husband, Al. 1505 Warburton Avenue, Triton Museum – Hall Pavilion, Warburton Avenue & Don, Santa Clara. May 27, June 3, 4, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 2016 at 8 p.m. May 29, June 5, 12 at 2:30 p.m.

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