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Wednesday, July 6, 2022

bike racers at hellyer velodrome

The track bike racing season has begun at Hellyer County Park Velodrome. Races are held every Wednesday night through Sept 21. Come out and watch up to two hours of non-stop racing action under the lights!

The track opens around 6pm and racing starts promptly at 6:45pm. The racers consist of various groups: women and men, beginners through experts. See different types of track events, each about 15 minutes in length. For the full Hellyer County Park Velodrome event calendar, visit hellyervelodrome.com/calendar

Event Type:
Public Programs
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

985 Hellyer Ave
San Jose, CA 95111
United States

Friday, July 8, 2022

Children looking at blades of grass

Discover the natural world with your senses to reveal the beauty around you! Join park interpreter Luke to explore the park’s sights, sounds, and textures. Parents and their young children participate together in activities designed to deepen your connection to the natural world.

Appropriate for children ages 3 to 7 and their guardians.

Space is limited; registrations are required.

Sign up here.

Event Type:
Public Programs
Friday, July 8, 2022
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Agua Caliente Trail
Milpitas, CA 95035
United States

An Evening with a King | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
California kingsnake on rock

We learn about all kinds of monarchs in history class, but have your ever wanted to hang out with a king… snake? This program offers you and your friends and family the chance to meet Morticia, Santa Clara County Parks’ California king snake, and learn why she is so well adapted to the habitats that surround the Santa Clara Valley and beyond!

Designed for all ages. Families strongly encouraged to attend.

Space is limited. Registration Required.

Sign up here.

Event Type:
Public Programs
Friday, July 8, 2022
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

5283 Snell Ave
San Jose, CA 95136
United States

Saturday, July 9, 2022

Junior Shoot | 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The San Jose Zouaves Juniors Program is held on the second Saturday of every month, and all shooters must be signed in by 8:30 AM. Depending on group size, you can expect the day to complete anywhere from 11:30 AM - 1PM. The program is open to children from 10-20 years of age and is free to all. However if you wish to donate to the Program we will gladly accept a contribution of $5 per shooter to help cover ammunition and target costs.

Click on their website to learn more: San Jose Zouaves Rifle Club

Registration is desired, click below to sign up.

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Jr Shoot Event-Rifles
Event Type:
Public Programs
Saturday, July 9, 2022
8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

9580 Malech Rd
San Jose, CA 95138
United States

Hellyer Weeding Parties! | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 If you are looking to get outside and connect with new people right in your backyard, this is the opportunity for you! California native plants play an important role in the health of our parks. To help them thrive, we have to work together to remove non-native and invasive plants.

This event is in partnership with Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful.

Vaccination verification will not be required for volunteer events that are outside and one-time or short-term in nature. If you wish to apply as a Long Term volunteer (18 and older), or volunteer working indoors, you will be required to show proof of vaccination and all boosters for which you are eligible. Regardless of your vaccination status, do not attend a volunteer event if you are not feeling well or have been exposed to COVID-19. Click here for Santa Clara County's COVID-19 Guidelines. Please contact the volunteer office with questions: [email protected]

Minimum age: 12

SIGN UP HERE

Father and son at Hellyer County Park weeding party
Event Type:
Volunteer Opportunity
Saturday, July 9, 2022
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

985 Hellyer Ave
San Jose, CA 95111
United States

Imagine a day in the life of a mercury miner and other 19th century residents of New Almaden at this fun family event featuring games, crafts, live music, and demonstrations, and mining-era activities for all ages. Food will be available for purchase. 

Event will be held at the New Almaden Quicksilver Mining Museum (Casa Grade) located at 21350 Almaden Road, San Jose, CA 95120. 

No registration required, just come on by between 11am and 3pm!

Dogs are not allowed on the museum grounds or inside the museum with the exception of service animals.

Questions? Call 669-301-0859 or email [email protected]

Interested in volunteering at the event? Click here to learn more!

Volunteers helps event participants pan for gold in a trough during a previous Play Like a Miner Event
Event Type:
Special Events
Saturday, July 9, 2022
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

21785 Almaden Rd
San Jose, CA 95120
United States

Saturday, July 9th | 6:00p-7:00p

Location: Coyote Lake Amphitheater (near campsite #8) at Coyote Lake-Harvey Bear Ranch County Park. Enter through "Coyote Lake Entrance". 

Coyote Lake Campfire Center

Come meet a wild nocturnal neighbor that goes bump in the night! Featuring a guest speaker from WERC-Wildlife Education & Rehabilitation Center. 

Questions? Email [email protected]

Park Map and Campground Map

Make a weekend of it! For County Parks camping information and reservations, click here.

Saturday, July 9, 2022
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Calaveras Trail
Gilroy, CA 95020
United States

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

bike racers at hellyer velodrome

The track bike racing season has begun at Hellyer County Park Velodrome. Races are held every Wednesday night through Sept 21. Come out and watch up to two hours of non-stop racing action under the lights!

The track opens around 6pm and racing starts promptly at 6:45pm. The racers consist of various groups: women and men, beginners through experts. See different types of track events, each about 15 minutes in length. For the full Hellyer County Park Velodrome event calendar, visit hellyervelodrome.com/calendar

Event Type:
Public Programs
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

985 Hellyer Ave
San Jose, CA 95111
United States

Friday, July 15, 2022

Sensory Stroll at Sunset | 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Location: Steven's Creek County Park, Bay Tree Picnic Area (11401 Stevens Canyon Rd Cupertino, CA 95014). 

Come experience Steven’s Creek County Park at sunset! Join a Park Interpreter for this 1 mile walk along unpaved trails where we will use our 5 senses to explore the park and learn about some of the amazing adaptations our local creatures have to help them survive! Please bring a flashlight. $6 parking fee applies (payable by machine at the first parking lot on the left as you drive in).  

Great for all ages, pre-registration required: https://forms.gle/vzEjgeaEnkgDzYf47

Questions? Email [email protected] or call 669-301-0859. 

 

Landscape view of a sunset over trees with an orange sky and setting sun in the middle
Event Type:
Public Programs
Friday, July 15, 2022
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM

11401 Stevens Canyon Rd
Cupertino, CA 95014
United States

Saturday, July 16, 2022

Hellyer Weeding Parties! | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 If you are looking to get outside and connect with new people right in your backyard, this is the opportunity for you! California native plants play an important role in the health of our parks. To help them thrive, we have to work together to remove non-native and invasive plants.

This event is in partnership with Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful.

Vaccination verification will not be required for volunteer events that are outside and one-time or short-term in nature. If you wish to apply as a Long Term volunteer (18 and older), or volunteer working indoors, you will be required to show proof of vaccination and all boosters for which you are eligible. Regardless of your vaccination status, do not attend a volunteer event if you are not feeling well or have been exposed to COVID-19. Click here for Santa Clara County's COVID-19 Guidelines. Please contact the volunteer office with questions: [email protected]

Minimum age: 12

SIGN UP HERE

Father and son at Hellyer County Park weeding party
Event Type:
Volunteer Opportunity
Saturday, July 16, 2022
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

985 Hellyer Ave
San Jose, CA 95111
United States

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