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Raise funds for MS at WGHS Girls' Basketball Games on Jan. 22

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Santa Pictures in Downtown Willow Glen

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Visit with Santa in Downtown Willow Glen this Holiday Season! See www.willowglen.org/Santa-Pictures for schedule. Please note the NEW location for Santa this year - he will be located at Bella Carta Studio, 1314 Lincoln Ave (located in the back of the building) for all seated photo sessions.  

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2015 Holiday Cable Car Tours

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There is no better place to spend the holidays than Willow Glen!  One of the best things about Willow Glen is the festive spirit of the nearby neighborhoods with the traditional yard trees and other fun decorations. Returning for the holidays again this year is the fun, old fashioned cable car that you can ride to view the holiday lights!   2015 Cable Car Rides Schedule: Saturday, December 12, 2015 Sunday, December 13, 2015 Saturday, December 19, 2015 Sunday, December 20......

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2015 Willow Glen Commemorative Ornament Now Available

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The 2015 Willow Glen Commemorative Ornament is here!  This year's ornament (the 4th year) features a cable car on one side and Santa and a Downtown WG crosswalk arbor on the other side.   Ornaments are now available at the following participating merchants:   Athletic Performance Bella James Details Clothing Co.  Hicklebee's Mariette Chocolates Whatnots and Dodads Three Sisters Underground Fashion Boutique  

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WG Community Center Gift Box Boutique - Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 from 9 am to 2 pm

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The Willow Glen Community Center is hosting a Gift Box Boutique on Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 9 am to 2 pm, featuring handmade items from local artisans.  

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Pumpkin Pairing at Vin Santo Ristorante to Benefit WGHS Athletics - Sunday, Nov. 15 (Brunch) and Monday, Nov. 16 (Dinner)

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Enjoy a wonderful "Pumpkin Pairing" at Vin Santo Ristorante to benefit WGHS Athletics! Brunch will be Sunday, Nov. 15th from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm  Dinner will be Monday, Nov. 16th beginning at 6:00 pm Call 408-920-2508 for reservations  

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Love, Loss and What I Wore - Performances at Center for Spiritual Living

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With performances on Nov. 6th, 7th, 13th & 14th, "Love, Loss, and What I Wore” is the tale of how a woman’s wardrobe chronicles her life and changes as she does, from childhood to old age. A play by Nora Ephron (When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless In Seattle, You’ve Got Mail, Julie & Julia) & Delia Ephron (You’ve Got Mail, Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants), and based on the book by Ilene Beckerman, it is uproariously funny and not to be missed. The play perfectly charts the...

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Elks Holiday Boutique

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The Annual Elks Holiday Boutique will be held on Saturday, October 10th from 10am to 4pm in the Lodge Main Ballroom. This year’s event will celebrate Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. A “Loaded Baked Potato” bar will be available for a modest lunch fee.   What better way to shop for original one-of-kind items those special people on your holiday list than by purchasing gifts from local vendors? This is a fun filled way of shopping at the local Elks Lodge.   For more information...

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Founders' Day Cable Car History Tours

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New this year! Stick around in Downtown Willow Glen after the Founders' Day Parade for a fun cable car ride and history tour!More than just a fun ride around beautiful Willow Glen, thanks to a partnership with the Preservation Action Council of San Jose (PACSJ) these cable car rides will be narrated by PACSJ volunteers who have put together a wonderful tour filled with lots of historical tidbits and trivia about Willow Glen.Cable car tour rides are $20 for adults and $10 for children under age...

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Meet Author Fern Field Brooks at Hicklebee's

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Meet Author Fern Field Brooks and some Fantastic Felines at Hicklebee's on Saturday, September 26th from 12 - 2 pm. Fern is an award-winning TV producer/writer/director and author of ‘They Call Me Destiny’, the story of a rescue kitten's journey from the gutters in New York to a fancy condo in Manhattan and weekends in the Hamptons. Visit svpetproject.org for more details and reservations.

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2015 Founders' Day Parade - Parade Entry Form Now Available Online

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The beloved Willow Glen Founders' Day Parade will be back again in 2015!    This year's parade will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 10:30 am.   The parade entry guidelines and application form are now available online at: www.willowglen.org/Founders-Day-Parade-Signup   Want to learn how to make your parade float or walking entry more creative and entertaining for the crowd? Join us for a FREE parade entry workshop with a parade professional on Saturday, August 29, 2015 from...

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20th Annual Dancin' on the Avenue - Saturday, June 20, 2015

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Join us for the 20th Annual Dancin' on the Avenue!    Saturday, June 20, 2015 2:00 - 8:00 pm   For more information: Entertainment Schedule Road Closure Notice Volunteer Food    

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Violet J. Wellness Spa Hosting "Willow Glen Feel Good Day" to Benefit San Jose Supportive Housing

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Willow Glen's Violet J. Wellness Spa has organized a "Willow Glen Feel Good Day" on Sunday, May 17th to pamper clients of San Jose Supportive Housing. If you'd like to help, too, they are accepting donations of used clothing in good condition for women, men and children. For more information contact Violet Johnson at 408-297-4899.

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Barre3 Willow Glen Teams Up to Help "Every Mother Counts"

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barre3 Willow Glen is teaming up with an incredible non-profit called Every Mother Counts (EMC) to support maternal health.  They are partnering in 2 ways:  1. The first Monday of every month (Mama Monday), they're donating 100% of the proceeds from childcare to EMC, an organization that supports safe pregnancies and childbirth for mothers in the US and around the globe. Proceeds will be used to give women access to better medical care, provide caregivers with essential supplies, and educate...

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Spring Wine Walk - April 25, 2015

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Join us for the annual Willow Glen Spring Wine Walk! Saturday, April 25, 2015 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm Tickets available online at www.willowglen.org/Wine-Walks

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Taste of Willow Glen

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Tickets are still available for the first-ever Taste of Willow Glen - a fun evening of dancing to the music of Willow Glen's own Joe Sharino Band, delicious tastes from Willow Glen restaurants, and wine from Willow Glen's own Coterie Cellars!   Tickets are $75 and include admission, music, unlimited food, and two glasses of wine.  A full cash bar will also be available.  Purchase tickets online at willowglen.org or call 408-298-2100 (Monday - Friday) to purchase tickets by phone.  

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Apis Floral Valentine's Flowers to Benefit Silicon Valley Pet Project

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When you show your love by getting your Valentine flowers from Apis Floral you'll also be showing your love to a rescued dog! Apis will be donating 10% of every flower bouquet sale during this week of Valentines to the nonprofit Silicon Valley Pet Project!

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Willow Glen Elementary School Lucky Tiger Fest

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The Willow Glen Elementary School PTA is hosting its annual dinner/auction fundraiser, the Lucky Tiger Fest, next month. When: Friday, March 13, from 7 to 11 p.m.  Where: Three Flames Restaurant, 1547 Meridian Ave. Why: To support hands-on science labs, music classes, and other crucial educational programs. How Much: Tickets are $75 each, in advance -- To purchase tickets, go here: www.wgepta.org/events/auction/ -- To donate an item — gift certificates, services, a week of camp, and...

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Taste of Willow Glen - March 14, 2015

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New this year!  Join us on Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 7 pm to 11 pm for a fun evening of dancing to the music of Willow Glen's own Joe Sharino Band and delicious tastes from participating Willow Glen restaurants including The Table, Hay Market, Vin Santo, Opa!, Dolcetto, Willow Street Pizza, Yuki Sushi, 20Twenty Cheese Bar, Mariette Chocolate Shop, La Villa, and Nothing Bundt Cakes.  Also featuring the wine of Willow Glen's own Coterie Cellars! Tickets are $75 in advance and include...

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Taste of Willow Glen

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Please join us for NEW event this year - the first annual Taste of Willow Glen! Featuring the Joe Sharino Band and tastes from participating Willow Glen restaurants, including The Table, Hay Market, Vin Santo, Opa!, Dolcetto, Willow Street Pizza, Yuki Sushi, 20Twenty Cheese Bar, Mariette Chocolate Shop, and Nothing Bundt Cakes.  Also featuring the wine of Willow Glen's own Coterie Cellars! Tickets are $75 each and include admission, food, and 2 glasses of wine - purchase tickets in advance...

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2015 Crab Fest present by Willow Glen Post 318 of the American Legion

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The American Legion Willow Glen Post 318 presents......

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Alzheimer's Association to host Reason to Hope luncheon

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More than 300 guests will enjoy a fast paced, one hour luncheon thatwill give them the opportunity to learn more about the Associationand our efforts to support families across the state and the latest inAlzheimer’s research. Guests will hear a powerful, first-hand accountfrom a newly diagnosed individual, which will highlight the positiveeffect the Association’s programs have on Bay Area families andCalifornia’s healthcare community. During the luncheon, attendees will have an...

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Willow Glen Cares Seeks Donations

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Willow Glen Cares (a 501(c)(3) organization) is seeking donations to help support as many as 25 Willow Glen High School students and families for the Winter Holidays. Donors can support a student, adopt a family, or donate supplies such as: •         Baby/Children/Teen Gifts for the holiday season. •         Gift cards for groceries & specialty stores, Target, Safeway, Walmart, Starbucks etc. •         School supplies: notebooks, pens, pencils, binder paper......

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2014 Willow Glen Ornament Now Available

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The 2014 Willow Glen Commemorative Ornament has arrived!    This year's ornament, the third in the series, features the historic Buffington House located at 1224 Lincoln Ave., currently home to the Daprile-Bell Law Offices.  Ornaments are now available for purchase at the following participating stores in Downtown Willow Glen: Bella James, 1151 Lincoln Ave. Details Clothing Co., 1322 Lincoln Ave. Hicklebee's, 1378 Lincoln Ave.  Jorcal Hat Company, 1314 Lincoln Ave. Kool Kids Couture......

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Bare Wax Lounge Fundraiser on Nov 16-17 for Fred's Friends

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Bare Wax Lounge is having a fundraiser on November 16-17, donating 10% of sales at the salon those days to a local rescue group called, Fred's Friends. They specialize in puppies and kittens under 4 months. This fundraiser in particular is for a puppy they received with a very severe cleft lip and palette. Make an appointment to get beautiful and help Mr. Fig Newton!

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Holiday Cable Car Rides

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Returning again this holiday season will be old fashioned cable car rides to view lights in the neaby neighborhood!    The dates will be: Friday, Dec. 12 Sunday, Dec. 14 Friday, Dec. 19 Saturday, Dec. 20 Sunday, Dec. 21   Visit http://www.willowglen.org/CableCar-Rides for more information and to purchase tickets online.  Proceeds from the cable car rides benefit the nonprofit Willow Glen Business Association.

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Shop for a Cause Holiday Boutique

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Shop for a Cause Holiday Boutique To Benefit American Cancer Society's Relay For Life Friday and Saturday October 24 & 25 10 A.M. - 4 P.M. 1820 Georgetta Drive in Willow Glen Hand-crafted items, jewelry, purses, scarves, accessories, Stell& Dot, Fibi & Clo, Jamberry, Mary Kay, blown glass pumpkins & ornaments, toffee & peanut brittle, succulents, avian art, ceramics, jams and more. All from local vendors donating at least 20 percent to Relay for Life. PLUS hand-made...

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Nov. 16 - Siena Bistro Free the Children Dinner

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Join Siena Bistro for a great evening of food, drinks and entertainment to learn more about the Free the Children Club led by Notre Dame students.   Sunday, November 16th from 4 - 8 pm.  $55 per person.  For tickets call Tamara Costa at 408-799-2967 or email tamara21081@yahoo.com.

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October 2014 WGBA Board Meeting

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The October meeting of the Willow Glen Business Association's Board of Directors will be Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 8:00 am at the Willow Glen Community Center, 2175 Lincoln. 

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Blue Water Seafood & Crab - Ninkasi Pints for Cause to benefit Patriot Paws Service Dogs

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Visit WGBA Associate Member Blue Water Seafood & Crab on Tuesday, July 29th for Ninkasi Pints for A Cause supporting the Patriot Paws Service Dogs! 

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Rally for San Jose Walk to End Alzheimer's

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The Alzheimer's Association and the San Jose Walk to End Alzheimer's are hosting a rally on Thursday, August 7th from 6:30-8 p.m. at Club Auto Sport, on Charcot Avenue in San Jose. Bring a family member, friend or co-worker and learn how to form a team, and raise money and awareness for Alzheimer's care, support and research. RSVP required by August 1st. What: San Jose Walk to End Alzheimer's Rally Where: Club Auto Sport, 521 Charcot Avenue, San Jose, 95131 When: 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday......

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Bay Area Golf Classic

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Swing for a cause at the Bay Area Golf Classic on May 19, 2014 to benefit Cityteam.   Cityteam's life saving programs have been providing real change and real hope for those who are homeless or living in poverty in the Bay Area.

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Ramp It Up to Build America Benefit Concert May 17

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  Ramp It Up to Build America! Benefit Concert on May 17, 2014 Fundraiser celebration event to raise $4000 features three localbands, silent auction, and light refreshments.   Jeremy Edwards is an Eagle Scout, Bellarmine 2013 graduate, Willow Glen resident and civil engineering student at UC Berkeley who is raising funds to construct accessible amenities at camps that serve people with disabilities. Participating as a Build America volunteer with the nonprofit Push America this summer......

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Spring Wine Walk Now Available

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Join us for a Spring afternoon of strolling the avenue and sipping wine from over 30 wineries at our annual Spring Wine Walk!    Set for Saturday, April 26th from 2:00 - 6:00 pm.   Tasting sites will be set up in various businesses in Downtown Willow Glen, so it is also a great opportunity to visit some shops and restaurants that you may not have visited before and meet ourmany local business owners.   Tickets are $35 (plus $1 processing fee) in advance and include a commemorative wine...

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3rd Annual Willow Glen Lions Club Wine Tasting - Friday, February 7

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Friday February 7, 2014 • 5 to 7 pm Support Willow Glen Lions Club charities as you enjoy a wide variety of delicious hors d’oeuvres and fine wines. Joseph George Fine Wines 1559 Meridian, San Jose Admission: $30 • Advanced sales only Call to order tickets: (408) 978-7700   100% of fundraising proceedsbenefit WG Lions Club nonprofits. Learn more about Willow GlenLions Club at WillowGlenLions.org

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ALL NATURAL DAY SPA BRINGS CANCER KILLER MAKEOVER TO COMMUNITY ON THURSDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 21, 2013

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ALL NATURAL DAY SPA BRINGS CANCER KILLER MAKEOVER TO COMMUNITY ON THURSDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 21, 2013   Millions are diagnosed with this deadly disease each year, but how much do we really know about cancer? Is it just genetic, or can it be prevented? Convention states that early detection is the key, but doesn't that mean you're already sick? And aren't the standard treatments nearly as agonzing as the disease itself? Maximized Living will show you that cancer's cause is...

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ALL NATURAL DAY SPA FIRST ANNUAL HEALTH &WELLNESS EVENT

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All Natural Day Spa invites you to a special health and wellness event so you can promote your business or services in the community.   This event is on October 23, 2013 in the back parking lot at the back of All Natural Day Spa located at 1042 Lincoln Ave., San Jose CA, 95125. It will be from 6:00pm to 9:30pm. Vendors are asked to arrive by 5:00pm.  There will be plenty of parking at the vacant lot adjacent to the spa – 1030 Lincoln Ave., San Jose CA 95125.   We will offer mini...

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How The Health Are You?

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GreenMouse, Inc. will bring to San Jose its first community healthy living fair, where attendees can visit over 45 local service, product, and food vendors dedicated to promoting healthy living for people and the environment.   The fun-filled event will also showcase talented dancers, vocalists, and upcycling artists. “How The Health Are You?” takes place on Sunday, September 29, 2013, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 1401 Parkmoor, San Jose, CA. Admission to the event is free.

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Community Announcement

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Senator Bealls invites you to a free Medicare and Health Forum on Saturday, Oct. 5, 9am-12pm at Campbell Community Center, Orchard City Banquet Hall, located at 1 West Campbell Ave., Campbell, CA. Learn important tips to help you find an affordable  health plan that fits your needs. Avoid mistakes that could cost you hundreds of dollars in healthcare and prescription costs!   Guest speakers include: Medicare expert Connie Corrales, from Sourcewise, previously Council on Aging Silicon...

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Silicon Valley Walk to End Alzheimer's

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Want to join an inspiring community event on Saturday, October 12th which is family friendly? Join us for the Silicon Valley Walk to End Alzheimer's at Arena Green across from the SAP Center at 10am with registration beginning at 8:30am.  Event details can be found at http://act.alz.org/sanjose2013 and there isn't a registration fee or fundraising minimum.

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Rainbow Gets Girls Ready for Life!

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Rainbow is an organization sponsored by the Masons and is for girls 11 to 20. It teaches service, leadership skills, public speaking and event planning.   Join us for an Ice Cream social and learn more about the I.O.R.G   WHEN: Saturday, September 21 Anytime between 1pm to 4pm   WHERE: San Jose Masonic Center 2500 Masonic Drive San Jose, CA   We welcome girls between the ages of 11 and 20, regardless of race or religious background. Girls between the ages of 8 and 12 please come...

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Walk to End Alzheimer's

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Want to take a Walk for a great cause? Surround yourself with caring and passionate people? Raise funds for an important cause so that one day you can say " I helped to End Alzheimer's? Then join us for an inspiring evening at the De Anza Hotel on Thursday, August 8th to learn more about the Silicon Valley Walk to End Alzheimer's!

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All Willow Glen Yard Sale

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SATURDAY, JUNE 8 8AM-2PM   Got Stuff?   Last year over 200 houses participated in our all Willow Glen yard sale, and shoppers came from all over.   Registered sales will appear on our map, get a goody bag, and get raffle tickets that drive shoppers to do more shopping and rewards them for hitting multiples sales.   Register Today or check out the map at: http://wgcharm.com/YardSale

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Relay For Life of Willow Glen

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Join the fight against cancer!   Relay for Life of Willow Glen June 8 - June 9, 2013 10:00 a.m   Ernesto Galarza Elementary School 1610 Bird Avenue San Jose, CA   Contact us at 408-212-1175 or log on to www.RelayForLife.org/WillowGlenCA   Celebrate. Remember. Fight Back

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Willow Glen Spring Wine Walk

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It's going to be a beautiful day for tasting wine at the Spring Wine Walk in Downtown Willow Glen this Saturday, April 20th from 2-6 pm!   Did you miss the advanced online tickets sale? Tickets may still be purchased at the event on Saturday, April 20 for $35 starting at 12:30PM at either of the check-in areas: 1072 Lincoln Avenue (Goosetown Lounge) or 1275 Lincoln Ave.(next to Yogurt Cove).   Limited tickets are available and they will be sold on a first come, first served basis.

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WG Community & Senior Center Gift Box Boutique

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Willow Glen Community & Senior Center 2175 Lincoln Ave Gift Box Boutique Saturday, April 30, 2016 10 am to 3 pm Members of the Willows Boutique and local artisans will be selling hand made items such as jewelry, machine embroidered shirts, pot holders, baked goods, hats and more!  This is a free event for all ages. 

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19th Annual Dancin' on the Avenue

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Join us for the 19th Annual Dancin' on the Avenue on Saturday, June 21, 2014 from 2-8 pm on Lincoln Avenue between Willow and Minnesota   For more information and schedule visit http://www.willowglen.org/dancin_on_the_avenue

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Crave A Cure For Cancer?

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Please join us to support The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) on Wednesday, May 29th between 4-9pm. Just mention this flyer and 30% of the proceeds will go toward LLS.  Dine-in, carry-out, or delivery – your pizza night can assist in the fight against cancer. Pizza My Heart 1390 Lincoln Ave. Downtown Willow Glen (408) 279-4441 **No flier needed – just mention LLS when ordering**

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Boy Scouts of American Seek Your Help!

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The Boy Scouts are hoping to raise $75,000 to bring scouting to more youth. They are hosting a community breakfast to introduce community and business leaders of Silicon Valley to their programs.There are two ways to help: 1) Host a table of 10 ($2,750) or 2) make an individual pledge of $275, the cost to support a Scout for one yearAttend the Friends of Scouting Breakfast on April 4, 7am-8:30am at the Santa Clara Convention Center. The guest speaker will be Todd McLellan, Coach of the San...

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Hicklebee's Book Drive: Donate New Children's Books

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Join Hicklebee's Books in an opportunity to give a child a chance to read this holiday season. Drop new books off at Hicklebee's and we'll see they become gifts to children who need them. You may also make monetary donations on the Hicklebee's website.We'll be working with two partners this year to spread the love of reading: Sacred Heart Community Services and San Jose Library's Partners in Reading/Together We Read.About the Sacred Heart Holiday Program:*The deadline to drop of books at...

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