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Contents

·       Featured events

·       This week’s events Stage and Concerts / Live & Local / Miscellaneous Events / Film / Kids / Sports

·       Literature / ArtMuseums and galleries

·       Dancing / Dining and Business promotions 

·       Downtown Living

·       Volunteer Opportunities / Coming up / SAP Center of San Jose

·       Parking / Pedicabs / Traffic / SJ Mineta Airport

Featured Events

SuperBowl 50 – The Super Bowl is bringing a slew of events. Get a full listing and pointers for getting around at www.sjdowntown.com/superbowl50. Check out these Super Bowl related events:

Daily through Feb. 7 – Winter garden at Plaza de Cesar Chavez – The city, Groundswell and Knight Foundation are producing a family event including daily football activities and outdoor food and beer garden. Evening brings illuminated artwork and live music; Noon to 10 p.m. through Sunday, Feb. 7. Free. http://www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?NID=4900

Daily through Feb. 7 – Super San Pedro – San Pedro Street transitions into Super San Pedro, a football hub including:

  • Through Feb. 7 -The Locker by the DH Company – A pop-up shop housed in a shipping container selling locally-designed shirts, hats and more for die-hard Bay Area fans of all ages. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. through Sunday, Feb. 7.
  • Through Feb. 7 – Fun & games, literally - Throw a foam football on professional-grade striped turf, jumbo checkers, horseshoes and more. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Sunday, Feb. 7.
  • AFK Pop-Up gaming lounge featuring Madden and Super Smash Brothers 4 daily from to 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Special appearance by the Alienware gaming truck on Thursday afternoon and Friday.

Daily through Feb. 7: Hawaiian Airlines Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown Ice — On top of the rink’s regular fun deal days, Downtown Ice has even more special events. Special hours this last week:

  • Saturday, Feb. 6, Fan Appreciation Day noon-midnight – prizes all day long including surprises from Psycho Donuts, Pizza My Heart, Mezcal Restaurant and Bar and the San Jose Barracuda hockey team.
  • Sunday, Feb. 7 – Closing Day – noon-9pm

Don’t forget the regular weekly specials at the rink:

  • WEDNESDAY: 4-11pm – Retro Wednesday – Mention “Retro Rewind Prices” at the admissions window and skate 2-for-1. Skate with retro music in the background.
  • THURSDAY: noon-midnight – Throwback Thursday (#TBT) – A family of four skates for $30. Teal Town – Show your teal town pride by wearing teal and get $7 off.
  • FRIDAY: noon-midnight – Aloha Fridays: Celebrate our partner Hawaiian Airlines by wearing some sort of Hawaiian attire, such as a lei, flowered shirt or muumuu. And skate for $10.

Circle of Palms, between the Fairmont San Jose and San Jose Museum of Art, 120 S. Market St.; www.downtownicesj.com

Friday and Saturday – South First Fridays Winter MRKT - Downtown’s biggest gallery crawl and open-air art and crafts market does a super (bowl) two-day run with artists, craft shops, live music, activities and open art galleries for an extended South First Friday (and Saturday); 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5 and noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6. Free. www.southfirstfridays.com

Saturday – Sadie Hawkins Swing Social - The Commons presents a pre-pigskin prom featuring the 7th Street Big Band, swing dancers and free dance classes. 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6; Blanco Square, Suggested $5 donation; https://www.facebook.com/events/995490673851649/

Saturday – Kevin Hart’s LOL Super Bowl Comedy Slam  - A night of stand-up comedy with Michael Blackson, Gary Owen, Deray Davis, Tony Roberts and Aida Rodriguez. 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, $45 – $125, Center for the Performing Arts, http://sanjosetheaters.org/event/comedy-slam/?instance_id=6964

Sunday – Guadalupe River Run – On the day of the Big Game, bring the entire family and join fellow runners and walkers in the annual 10k and 5k run along the beautiful Guadalupe River Trail. Earn your guacamole on the Guadalupe. The Super Guadalupe River Run starts a 8 a.m. and benefits the Guadalupe River Park Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that promotes the development and active use of San José Central Park. http://www.grpg.org/events/super-guadalupe-river-run/

More featured events

Saturday – WWE Live Road to Wrestlemania  - WWE LIVE brings Brock Lesnar , Roman Reigns, WWE World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus, United States Champion Alberto Del Rio, The Usos, Dolph Ziggler and to downtown. 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6. SAP Center; $20 and up. http://www.sapcenter.com/events/detail/wwe-live-road-to-wrestlemania

Saturday – Neil Diamond tribute band – Dean Colley looks, moves and sounds like Neil Diamond and brings his act Hot August Nights to San Jose. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6; Montgomery Theater; $39 – $49. http://sanjosetheaters.org/event/hot-august-night-a-tribute-to-neil-diamond/?instance_id=6445

Tuesday – Dancing with the Stars Live – All New Show to Feature Lindsay Arnold, Sharna Burgess, Artem Chigvintsev Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Keo Motsepe, Peta Murgatroyd, Emma Slater and Special Guest Stars 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, Center for the Performing Arts; $52-$72; http://www.axs.com/events/296431/dancing-with-the-stars-live-tickets?CID=WAR_DWTS_BroadwaySJ&camefrom=EMCL_821112_34226617

Tuesday - Black Sabbath – Ozzie Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler close out five decades of rock ‘n’ roll – one more time. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, $41-$147. www.sapcenter.com

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This week’s events 

Stage and Concerts

Wednesday-Thursday – The Wizard of Oz – Broadway San Jose presents a musical based on the beloved MGM classic with new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday. $40 to $150. Center for Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Blvd. http://broadwaysanjose.com/wizard-of-oz/

Thursday – Call Me Psychic USA 2016 – Sally Morgan the world-renowned personal medium to Diana, the Princess of Wales, brings her book tour. 7:30 p.m. Thursday; Montgomery Theater; $45 – $125; sallymorgan.tv

Through Feb 21 – City Lights Theater Company presents “Tigers Be Still” – In this comedy about depression, Sherry Wickman has recently earned a degree in art therapy—only to find herself moving back in with her family, where she retreats to her bed until a job opportunity gives her renewed purpose. 8 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, City Lights, 529 S. Second St.; $17-$32; discounts for seniors, students, and educators; parking: $5 in the Notre Dame High School parking lot; www.cltc.org

Wednesday-­ Sunday – Standup Comedy at the Improv -­ American Me (18+) $15, 8 p.m. Wednesday ; Norm McDonald (18+) $27 (ALL SHOWS SOLD OUT) Norm is “finger-lickin’ good” 8 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. Friday, 7 and 9:15 p.m. Saturday; San Jose Improv, 62 S. Second St. http://sanjose.improv.com

Friday – Saturday-ComedySportz - ComedySportz is the award-winning interactive comedy show where two teams of “act-letes” compete for laughs and points. The audience is always a part of the interactive show, and sometimes even winds up on stage! It’s the only entertainment that’s funny enough for bachelor parties and clean enough for your church or business group. 9 p.m. Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday; Camera 3, 288 S. 2nd St.; $15; http://comedysportzsanjose.com

Saturday – Nineteen jazz orchestra – Big band super Saturday features Juanita Harris. 8-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6; Theatre on San Pedro Square, 28 N. San Pedro St. $10 – $33; http://tabardtheatre.org/tickets.html?eid=9205

Saturday – Amanda Miguel y Diego Vernaguer en Noche Romantica! – One of Spanish-language music’s best couples sing their hits and classics. 8 p.m. Saturday Feb. 6; City National Civic; $59 – $249. http://sanjosetheaters.org/event/amanda-miguel-and-diego-vernaguer-en-noche-romantica/?instance_id=7059

Saturday – The Groovy Judy Band – The Groovy Judy Band hosts a Super Bowl soirée. 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6; San Pedro Square Market Garage Bar, Free. http://www.sanpedrosquaremarket.com

Sunday – Classical vs Contemporary, Celebrating Old Friends and New – Mission Chamber Orchestra of San Jose and Emily Ray join forces for the world premiere of two performances which will be juxtaposed against the masters Mozart and Haydn. 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7; Le Petit Trianon Theater, $25 – $10; http://www.missionchamber.org

  • Pre-concert talk – A lecture with Sara Davis Buechner; 12:10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5; Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies at San Jose State University. www.NoonArtsAndLectures.org

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Live & Local ~ Downtown San Jose’s Music Spotlight 

Downtown San Jose boasts about 40 venues that offer live music every week ranging from open mic nights at a coffee house to superstar performers at SAP Center or San Jose Civic.  Seems like a new venue starts each week.  Find out more and browse through many different venues at our Live and Local table sjdowntown.com

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Miscellaneous Events

Wednesday – San Jose Museum of Art Lunchtime Lecture: San Jose State College: Athletics and Activities – A look at San Jose’s legacy of civil rights activism through sports. Urla M. Hill, who guest curated the 2007 exhibition Speed City: From Civil Rights to Black Power at History San José, will discuss the history of athletics and activism at San Jose State College (now San Jose State University). Noon Wednesday, Feb. 3; San Jose Museum of Art, 110 S. Market Street; $5-$10; http://sjmusart.org/event/lunchtime-lecture-san-jose-state-college-athletics-and-activism

Thursday – Bay Area Bike Share Expansion - The public can sound off on where new bike share stations are set up. 6 – 7 p.m. and 7 – 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4; Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 250, 150 E. San Fernando St; http://www.bayareabikeshare.com/expansion

Thursday- South Bay First Thursday Mixer – Grand prize in the raffle: roundtrip tix on SWA. 7-10pm, Nomikai Bar & Lounge, 48 S. First St. https://www.facebook.com/events/431242657072759/

Friday – Noon Arts & Lectures programs – 12:10 p.m. – Pre-concert lecture “Mozart Revealed” by pianist Sara Davis Buechner. Beethoven Center’s Schiro Gallery, Dr. MLK Jr Library (5th floor), 150 E. San Fernando St.; 7:45 to 8:45 p.m. – Silicon Valley Ballet presents a dance demonstration among the quilts: “Up Close & Personal.” San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, 520 S. First St. Free. Visit www.NoonArtsAndLectures.org.

Monday – 2nd Mondays @ CreaTV – CreaTV San Jose invites the public to drop-in and connect with your community media center. Visitors will tour our public television studios, plus have opportunities to talk to our crew and volunteers, watch a practice TV show being shot, and more! 6:30-7:30pm. 255 W. Julian St., Suite 100. Parking is next to the building in spaces marked VISITOR. http://www.creatvsj.org/news/events-2/

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Film

Camera 12, 201 S. Second St., at Paseo de San Antonio
$6.00 until 5pm, $9.50 evenings; $7 student/senior/children/military/SJ Library holders

Misconduct, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, The Choice, Ghayal Once Again, The Finest Hours, Kung Fu Panda 3, Fifty Shades of Black, Dirty Grandpa, The 5th Wave, The Boy, Ride Along 2, The Revenant

Opening Fri, Feb. 12th:
Deadpool, How to Be Single, Zoolander 2

www.cameracinemas.com

Camera 3, Second and San Carlos streets

The Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts, The Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts, The Oscar Nominated, Live Action Shorts, Ip Man 3, Son of Saul

Rocky Horror Picture Show with live cast Barely Legal — Sat, Feb. 6th at 12 midnight

Opening Fri, Feb. 12th: Southbound

Star Wars: The Force Awakens at The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater – Four times daily at 1pm. 4pm, 7pm, 9:55pm. “Robots” is also featured at this theater. The Tech Museum of Innovation, The Tech at 201 S. Market St. 408-795-6321, $8-16. thetech.org

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Kids

Mondays and Thursdays – Homeschool Series at the Guadalupe River Park Conservancy – Environmental Science classes designed for home-schooled students. Hands-on, outdoor programs that focus on the Guadalupe River watershed, cultural and natural history. Ages 5 -12. 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Thursday. $15. www.grpg.org or (408) 298-7657.

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Sports and Fitness

San Jose Sharks — Sharks will not return to the tank until Feb. 11 vs. Flames at 7:30 p.m., SAP Center, sjsharks.com

San Jose Barracuda ice hockey at SAP Center – Barracuda will not return home until Feb. 13 vs. Rampage at 1:15 p.m. , SAP Center. www.sjbarracuda.com

Spartan basketball – The men take on Fresno at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3 at SJSU. The women play in Fresno. Tickets: http://www.sjsuspartans.com/tickets/13-basketball-tickets.html

Mondays and Wednesdays – Breakthrough Boot Camp – An outdoor workout that utilizes the field, track, bleachers and other structures. 8:30am. 275 N. 24th St. dtsanjosebootcamp.com

Monday, Wednesday, Friday – Fitness Boot Camp – Get into great shape while working out with a small group of other fitness-minded people. Request a free one-week trial. 6am-6:50am, 7am-7:50am, 120 Stockton Ave., bootcampinsanjose.com.

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Classes, conferences, meetings and seminar

Thursday – Bay Area Bike Share Expansion- The Bay Area Bike Share system will grow from 700 bikes to 7,000 bikes, making it one of the largest and densest bike-share systems in North America. You can help determine future station locations by sharing your ideas online and in person. Join us on Thursday, February 4th at for an interactive workshop to plan for new blue bike stations in San José. Spanish interpretation will be provided. 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 250, 150 E. San Fernando St; http://www.bayareabikeshare.com/expansion

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Literature/Art

Wednesday – Border Crosser public art piece – reception – ZER01 is thrilled to commission “Border Crosser” by artist Chico MacMurtrie/Amorphic Robot Works. Reception 5-7pm, City Hall Rotunda/Plaza. Free. Reservations at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/opening-reception-for-border-crosser-tickets-21052819550

Daily – View The Peep – More temporary publc art. This one is in Parque de los Pobladores at 1st/William Streets; http://www.the5x5project.com/lance-fung/jonathan-fung/

Through April 2016 “Pearse House: Village in the City” photograph exhibit – By Jeanette Lowe. “Village in the City” is the Dublin, Ireland, part of a multi-exhibit installation in San José City Hall featuring art and cultural objects from three San José Sister Cities: Dublin, Ireland; Okayama, Japan; and Guadalajara, Mexico. San Jose City Hall, Wing Building, 1st Floor, 200 E. Santa Clara St. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, free

Through Sunday – Artists Including Me: William Wegman – Introduces viewers to lesser known, deeply personal works in which Wegman reflects on his lifetime of engagement with art history, popular culture, humor, and philosophy in art. San Jose Museum of Art.

Through Feb. 28 – EARTH STORIES – Twenty-four artists celebrate the stories of people and projects that enhance the planet. 1-2 p.m. for members, 2-4 p.m. for general public; San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles; http://www.sjquiltmuseum.org/exhibitions.html

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Museums and galleries

Anno Domini - the second coming of art and design – Open noon-7pm Tuesday-Friday; noon-5pm Saturday. 366 S. First St. Free. 408-271-5155 galleryad.com

Art Ark Gallery - 1035 S. Sixth St – Open by appointment only. info@artarkgallery.net

Art Object Gallery - Open 1-4pm Thursday-Saturday. 592 N. Fifth St. Free. 408-288-9305 artobjectgallery.com

Casa Jalisco - Open 9am-3pm Monday-Friday. 320 S. First St. Free. 408-890-5507, facebook.com/FEDJALNC

KALEID gallery - Open noon-7pm Tuesday – Friday; Noon-5pm Saturday. $2 Tuesdays every third Tuesday of the month. 88 S. 4 St. Free. 408-271-5151 or www.KALEIDgallery.com

MACLA - Open noon-7pm Wednesday -Thursday; noon-5pm Friday-Saturday. 510 S. 1St. Free. 408-998-2783 or maclaarte.org

Natalie and James Thompson Art Gallery - Open 11am-4pm and 6-7:30pm Tuesday; 11am-4pm Wednesday – Friday. Art Building, San Jose State University, 1 Washington Square. Free. 408-924-4328 sjsu.edu

Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum - Open 10am-5pm Monday – Friday; 11am-6pm Saturday-Sunday. 1342 Naglee Ave. $9, $7 seniors/students, $5 ages 5-10, free for ages 4 and younger. 408-947-3636 or egyptianmuseum.org

San Jose City Hall – Various exhibits. Open 8am-5pm, Monday – Friday. 200 E. Santa Clara St. Free. 408-535-8168 sanjoseca.gov

San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art - Open 10am-5pm, Tuesday – Friday (First Friday 10am-10pm); Noon-5 pm Saturday-Sunday. Closed Monday. 560 S. 1st St.  Free Admission. Donations welcomed. Through Oct. 24:  35th annual silent and live auctions. $50-$100. 408-283-8155 or sjica.org

San Jose Museum of Art - 11 am-5pm Tuesday – Sunday. 110 S. Market St. $8.  408-271-6840. sjmusart.org

San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles - Open 10am-5pm Wednesday – Sunday (free from 7-11pm on the first Friday of every month). 520 S. First St. $8 Adults-$6.50 Seniors/Students. 408-971-0323 or sjquiltmuseum.org

Seeing Things Gallery - Gallery, books and zines. 11am-7pm Tuesday – Friday and noon-6pm Saturday; 30 N. 3rd St. 891-7553 seeingthingsgallery.com

SPUR San Jose Urban Gallery – 11am-5pm Tuesday-Friday, 76 S. 1st St. spur.org/exhibitions

The Tech Museum of Innovation - Open daily 10am-5pm. 201 S Market St. Pricing: Adult admission for the galleries only $15. Add an educational IMAX film for only $5.  Children (ages 3-17) or $20 for a combo ticket, active students with ID and seniors will pay only $10 for museum entry and $8 for an educational film in IMAX – or $15 for a combo ticket. 408-294-8324 or thetech.org

Works/San Jose – Open noon-4pm Tuesday – Saturday (to 7pm Thursday). 365 S. Market St. 408-295-8378. workssanjose.org

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Business Promotions

Hawaiian Airlines Downtown Ice airfare discounts - The readers of Travel + Leisure have ranked Hawaiian Airlines as the top domestic carrier serving Hawaii, according to the magazine’s 2013 World’s Best Awards. Go to hawaiianairlines.com, use promotion code “SJDA” and get year-round discounts on flights to the islands and beyond.  Click here for booking page: apps.hawaiianairlines.com/affiliate

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Dancing and Nightlife

Agenda Lounge – 399 S. First St.  408-287-3991 www.agendalounge.com · Aura Nightclub – 389 S. First St.  408-279-1888facebook.com/Aura-Night-Club · Beso Club – 417 S. First St. 818-359-4235 · The Brit – 173 W. Santa Clara St.  408-278-1400 www.britanniaarmsdowntown.com · The Continental  – 349 S. First St. thecontinentalbar.com  · Dive Bar – 78 E. Santa Clara St. 408-288-5252 sjdivebar.com · Freddie J’s – 97 E. Santa Clara St. freddiejs.com · Habana Club Restaurant – 238 Race St. 408-998-2822 998cuba.com · Lido Nightclub – 30 S. First St.  408-298-4318 lidonightclub.net · Liquid Lounge – 32 S. Third St. liquidloungesj.com · Loft Bar and Bistro – 90 S. Second St.  408-291-0677 loftbarandbistro.com · Myth Taverna & Lounge – 152 Post St.  408-286-7678 mythsj.com · Studio 8 – 8 S. First St.  408-279-4444 studio8sj.com · SP2 – 72 N. Almaden Ave. sp2sanjose.com · San Jose Bar and Grill – 85 S. Second St. 408-286-2397 sanjosebarandgrill.com · Splash 65 Post St., 408-292-2222  splashsj.com · Temple Bar and Lounge – 52 S. First St. templebarlounge.com · The Ritz – 400 S. First St. theritzsanjose.com · Tres Gringos – 83 S. Second St. 408-278-9888 tresgringossj.com

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Downtown Living

Go find out what urban living is about: http://sjdowntown.com/live-here/find-your-home/

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Volunteer/Donation

CINEQUEST Film Festival – Dubbed the best film festival by USA Today readers, the Cinequest Film Festival needs your help to produce this world-class event of international film premieres and parties. Connect with your community and the world of film in a fun and exciting environment. Cinequest Film Festival runs from March 1-13. For details and how you can help, visit www.cinequest.org

Tree Amigo – Our City Forest’s Tree Amigo class graduates become volunteers promoting a greener and healthier Silicon Valley. A full month of online and hands-on learning with three-to-four-hour sessions on Saturday mornings. Email volunteer@outcityforest.org for more.

Partners in Reading, San Jose Public Library Tutor Orientation – Change a life by becoming a volunteer literacy tutor. Complete 14 hours of tutor training so that you can be matched with an English speaking adult who is building basic reading, writing, and technology skills. The commitment after training is a minimum of six months for 90 minutes twice a week. All tutoring is in a public place. Fingerprinting is required. Pre-registration is required. 6:30pm, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, free, www.partnersinreading.org/partutor (408) 808-2361.

The Tech Museum of Innovation – Experience the inner workings of one of the most unique museums in the country at The Tech Museum of Innovation in downtown San Jose. You don’t have to be an engineer or a teacher to empower our visitors to build a robot or navigate the world of cyber security with fun games and activities. You’ll have a real impact on STEM education and design-challenge learning for kids in the Bay Area. With volunteerism comes: Free admission to the museum and educational IMAX films; Free downtown parking, popcorn and soda while you volunteer; Discounts in The Tech Store, The Tech Café and IMAX special events; Ongoing training and support. 408-795-6190; volunter@thetech.org www.thetech.org/volunteers

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Coming Up

Adopt a Rose for Valentine’s Day – Looking for a distinctive Valentine’s gift? A bouquet of roses will last a week, but a rose bush will bloom throughout the year.  With a donation of $60, Guadalupe River Park Conservancy will help you select the perfect rose and prepare a gift box for your Valentine.  The gift box includes: an announcement card that informs the recipient about the rose adoption, location, variety name and inscription; a small box of decadent chocolates from Schurra’s Candy Factory; a large gourmet cookie from Café Too! at the San Jose Museum of Art; one free red rose each month for a year from Citti’s Florist; your personal message on a plaque by the rose bush of your choice in the San Jose Heritage Rose Gardenfor a full year; www.grpg.org or call 408-298-7657.

Feb 17 – Content Magazine Pick Up Party, Issue “8.0 Explore” at The Alameda Artworks. Pick up the latest issue of Content Magazine and explore works from 20+ artists in their open studios. Live acoustic performances throughout the night. Plus enjoy wine, beer, and food available for purchase. 7-10 pm – Admission is free to the public and open to all ages.

Feb 25-March 8 – San Jose Jazz presents its annual Kaiser Permanente San Jose Jazz Winter Fest 2016 presented by Metro – Featuring more than 25 concerts in downtown San Jose and Palo Alto.  The lineup includes John Scofield Joe Lovano Quartet, Regina Carter, Nicholas Payton Trio, Delfeayo & Ellis Marsalis Quartet, Marquis Hill Blacktet, Incendio, KING, Kneedelus, Kadhja Bonet, Bria Skonberg, Jackie Ryan, Chester ‘CT’ Thompson and the Bay Area’s premier youth jazz ensembles. http://sanjosejazz.org/winter-fest/

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Parking / Pedicabs / Traffic / SJ Mineta Airport

Traffic

Super San Pedro Square, Friday, January 29 thru Monday, February 8 – San Pedro Street (both directions) – Closed between Santa Clara and St. John, 10am, Friday, January 29 to 4pm Monday, February 8
SoFA’s Winter Market, Friday, February 5 thru Sunday, February 7 – First Street (both directions) – Closed between San Carlos and William, 10am Friday, February 5 to 1am, Sunday, February 7
San Carlos Street Closure, Sunday, February 7 – San Carlos Street (both directions) – Closed between Market and Almaden Blvd, 6am to 10pm, Sunday, February 7
Tasman Avenue, Sunday, February 7 – Tasman Avenue (Westbound) – Closed between First Street and Renaissance Drive,6am to 10pm, Sunday, February 7

Transportation

DASH shuttle – The DASH shuttle, which connects Diridon station to downtown’s core with free rides, runs 6:30am to 9:15 pm.  Shuttles are every 10-15 minutes during peak times and every 30 minutes later. vta.org

Pedicabs – Eco City Cycles - Look for Eco City Cycles door-to-door pedicab service. The service is available Wednesday-Saturday from 7 pm-2 am.  Call ahead for reservations or pick ups 408-771-7723. Negotiate your price.ecocitycycles.com

Bike sharing – Bike share stations can be found at 15 locations around downtown.  Also in cities up and down the peninsula. Memberships now available; bayareabikeshare.com.

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Click  on your favorite downtown SJ events to find out more: 

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Special SJDA Downtown Ice Airfares to Hawaii

Use promotion code: SJDA to get 5% off roundtrip web fares to Hawaii from San Jose. Flight 43 departs San Jose for Honolulu daily at 9:10 a.m., and Flight 44 returns at 9:05 p.m. each night.
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