Santa Clara Around Town
By Carolyn Schuk

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Master Gardeners: Growing Blueberries
Saturday, May 20th, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Did you know that blueberries can thrive and produce abundantly in Santa Clara County? Join Master Gardener Candace Simpson to learn how to maximize your success with blueberries. Varieties that do well in our area will be discussed. Planting, watering, pruning and harvesting will be covered. Central Park Library, Redwood Room–2635 Homestead Road, Santa Clara.

The Noodle Cook-Off
Saturday, May 20th, 3 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Whole Foods Market in partnership with the Santa Clara Cultural Commission presents:
"The Noodle Cook-Off" Celebrating Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. Enjoy an exciting afternoon with a noodle cook-off, cultural entertainment, food tastings, kids activities, vendor fair, prizes, meet and greet with Miss Santa Clara and much more. Contestants will compete for a winning Asian-Fusion noodle recipe. Winners will be rewarded with a Whole Foods Market shopping spree and the recipe will be displayed in-store and spotlighted on social media. First 100 registered attendees will get a bag, and will be entered into a raffle to win $25 Whole Foods Market Gift cards. Guest Judges: Kansen Chu, Assemblyman for District 25; Sukhi Singh, Sukhi’s Indian Cuisine; and Wilf Seymor, Director of Food and Beverage at California’s Great America. Whole Foods Market Santa Clara–2732 Augustine Drive, Suite 1600, Santa Clara.

SF Renaissance Voices
Wednesday, May 24th, 12 p.m.
Praised for their "gossamer sound ... a sound something akin to spiritual levitation" San Francisco Renaissance Voices is a professional mixed-voice ensemble dedicated to performing and exploring the a cappella choral music of the Renaissance. This is a free event. Santa Clara University, Music Recital Hall–500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara.

Sean's K-9s 3rd Annual Luau Fundraiser
Saturday, August 12, 2017, 4:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Sean's K-9s is having their biggest fundraising event of the year, the 3rd Annual Fundraiser Luau, on Saturday, August 12, 2017. The Luau will be held at the Santa Clara Elks Lodge, where guests will enjoy an afternoon in the warm summer sun, and a night under the stars.