HERCity is the premier networking event for women in downtown San Jose. It opens doors to downtown’s unique spaces, hotspots and more. Attendees can find themselves at a Broadway show with behind the scenes access, a special fashion show, getting hands-on with technology and more. Every HERCity includes the VIP treatment and the best food and drink downtown has to offer.
Upcoming Event - HERcity fall edition – Craft Brew 101
5:30 – 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15
ISO Beers patio, 75 E. Santa Clara St. #120
HerCitizens will sample six different craft beers and ciders while learning from experts about how different brewing styles create varying flavors.
Also on hand, savory tastes and desserts from Teresa Lopez at Angelou’s Mexican Grill.
SPECIAL NOTE: This HerCity event has a special beneficiary. Twenty percent of each ticket supports The Women’s Gathering Place, which provides services and resources for homeless women. For more details: http://womensgatheringplace.org
August 19: Paul Mitchell The School & SJMade event.
The “Get Your Style On” social offered HER citizens tips on how to freshen up their style from head-to-toe, hair, make-up, fashion and accessories to boot.
Timing and Location: 5:30pm-8:30pm, Paul Mitchell The School, City View Plaza
“This is a great local event that brings women together. HERcity is great way to get to know downtown and go into beautiful places that you would never expect are in San Jose. I have participated in several HER City events and have had the best time at each of them. I have met some amazing women who I now call friends. I have brought different girlfriends with me each time and they have loved every moment as well.”
– Kelly Hattley, property manager
April 16: HER city “Under the City Lights”
The evening started in the musical 1910-era setting of Orchestria Palm Court Restaurant. Got a quick history of the orchestrias while sampling locally sourced fare and tasting J.Lohr Wines. Then, enjoyed a special Q&A with City Lights Theater Company Executive Artistic Director Lisa Mallette prior to the show. M Butterffly, by David Henry Hwang , 1988 Tony Award for Best Play, closely parallels the events of Puccini’s famous opera “Madame Butterfly,” and becomes a powerful exploration of East-West relations and the persistent romanticism that continues to cloud and complicate them to this day.
March 6: “Women & Film at Cinequest”
5 p.m. – Started the evening at Anno Domini gallery. Enjoyed savory appetizers from Café Stritch and wine from J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines.
6 p.m. – Women & Film Q&A with Kathleen Powell (co-founder & president of Cinequest and director Life is Love), Tricia Creason-Valencia (director of Stable Life) and Sarah Smick (co-writer and director of Friended to Death).
7 p.m. – Enjoyed Just a Sigh, a suspenseful blow-by-blow account of a love affair, at the majestic California Theatre. Got photos taken on the red carpet after the movie.