Next member meeting 9 am, September 17, Saturday

Ice Cream Social – Tuesday, June 14, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

We and Our Neighbors’
Ice Cream Social
Tuesday, June 14
7:00 – 8:30pm
San Jose Clubhouse

15480 Union Ave
San Jose, CA 95124

Come see our new floor!!



Cookie Exchange, December 19, 2015. Bring 2 dozen of your favorite cookies!

Join us for a special Thursday night presentation, November 19, 2015 at 7:00 pm!

author book talk  click link to see flyer

YOU ARE INVITED to this FREE event!
A Beautiful Woman in Venice
Author Book Talk
Bring your daughters, mothers, sisters and gentlemen, you’re invited too!
Join author Kathleen Gonzalez as she redefines beauty in this engaging talk
about the history of women in Venice from her latest book, A Beautiful
Woman in Venice.
From writers to painters, courtesans to composers, boat racers to
glass makers, Venetian women overcame obstacles to achieve greatness.
Gonzalez brings these women to life as she tells the stories of these
beautiful, talented, determined women with affection, admiration and an
infectious passion.

Date: Thursday,November 19, 2015
Time: From 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: We and Our Neighbors Clubhouse
15480 Union Avenue
San Jose, CA 95124

About the Author: Kathleen Ann Gonzalez
is a confessed Venotophile, a high school
English teacher and local resident author
of “Free Gondola Ride, A Summer with the
Men Behind the Mystery” and “Seductive
Venice: In Casanova’s Footsteps”.

Please contact Vickie Johnson with the number in your party or
if you have any questions about the event, clubhouse or club
Vickie Johnson
Cell: (408) 482-1077

We and Our Neighbors Club, Established in
1892 is the oldest women’s club in Santa Clara
County. The Clubhouse, built in 1910 by the
members is entered in the Nation a I Registry
of Historic Places and a San Jose Historic

We and Our Neighbors Club is a place for
women to socialize, become better informed
and perform charitable works. We and Our
Neighbors Club is dedicated to preserving the
historical clubhouse and supporting
worthwhile causes in the neighboring as well
as greater community. Women young and old are invited to join.

*Parking is available across the street at the Union Elementary School Distri ce Office parking lot. Sweet treats will be served.


Click the link below for the LPD Fall Newsletter

FALL-2015  Newsletter

October 17, 2015 at 12:30 pm – HISTORY MYSTERIES


[click link for flyer] History’s Mysteries

take you back in time through …


Saturday, October 17th

Refreshments at 12:30, Program at 1:00

We and Our Neighbors clubhouse

(Club founded 1892, Historic Landmark Clubhouse built 1910)

15480 Union Ave. (corner of Los Gatos-Almaden)

Parking across the street at the Union School District offices

Further information or to RSVP

Did you live in Los Gatos in the ‘50s and ‘60s?  Enjoy the library’s presentation of collected digital images of that era.  If you can, help identify projected photographs from the library’s historical images collection by sharing your stories of the people, places or events you recognize. Your stories are an important contribution to the library’s local history collection, and your involvement helps keep our community’s history alive!

Please invite anyone you know who knew Los Gatos at this time or would like to know more.  All are welcome to join in the fun, enjoy local scenes, and compare stories.





September 19, 2015 @ 12:30 – Discover the Magic of Traditional Chinese Music & Culture

We and Our Neighbors flyer for Sept. 19 2015      [click here to see flyer]


Music or dance student or aficionado?  International traveler?  Mandarin student?

David Zhang, raised in China, now living in San Jose, software engineer, news anchor, with an interest in Chinese history and philosophy, brings to us a program on five thousand years of splendor in Chinese history.


“The Renaissance of Chinese Culture and its Global Impact”


Meet ‘Shen Yun’, a troop that shares its impeccable skills and beauty and its noble mission of reviving the traditional Chinese culture and value that have almost been lost.  Listen to sample recordings of some ancient Chinese instruments such as ErHu (two-string violin), Pipa (“Chinese lute”), Dizi (Chinese flute) etc., as well as watch two short video clips telling behind-the-scene stories of the Shen Yun performing troop.

Saturday, September 19th at 12:30pm

We and Our Neighbors clubhouse

15480 Union Ave.

corner of Union and Los Gatos-Almaden

(parking at the Union District offices across the street)

(Please RSVP to our e-mail by September 15th)



Celebrate Cambrian takes place Aug. 23 at the Camden Community Center in San Jose

2015 Celebrate Cambrian Festival flyer

Please save the date for the 10th Annual District 9 Celebrate Cambrian Festival! Entry to the festival is free for all attendees! The Celebrate Cambrian Festival is a family-oriented event sponsored by Councilmember Donald Rocha with support from the Camden Community Center, other City departments, local organizations and businesses, and community volunteers. The event showcases local food vendors, live entertainment, a resource fair, children’s activities and games, jump houses, and more! For volunteer or sponsorship opportunities, please email



Open House