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Children's Market and a Journey Among the Lights: How to Spend a Weekend in the San Francisco Bay Area (Dec 4-6)

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What: Kids Market

When: Friday-Sunday, December 4-6, from 10:00

Where: Westfield Valley Fair, 2855 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95050

More: This event - only for children! Here they will learn to manage their budget and buy gifts for their friends and family members on their own. In particular, they will be able to select and buy candles, jewelry, jewelry and much more here at prices ranging from $ 10 to $ 25 per piece (there is no need to make purchases).

Cost: $5

 

What: Fantasy of Lights Drive-Thru 2020

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When: Friday-Sunday, December 4-6, from 18:00

Where: Vasona County Park, 333 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos, CA 95032

More: Fantasy of Lights Drive-Thru 2020 Is an event that takes place in the Drive-Thru format. The nearly three-kilometer journey among holiday lights and displays is fun for all family members, regardless of age.

The event, which has become traditional, is being held for the 22nd time! It was first held in 1999, and since then it has been held annually in the parks of Santa Clara.

Drive-Thru is available from December 4th to December 30th (December 25th closed).

Cost: From $ 20

 

What: Course "Website development and earnings on it"

When: Friday-Sunday, December 4-6, from 8:00

Where: Online

More: The time when your own website was rare is over. Today, almost everyone has websites. There are dozens of ways to create them and dozens of ways to make money from them.

Of of this course you will learn:

  • How to choose and analyze niches.
  • How to buy hosting and domain.
  • How to customize WordPress.
  • How to make quality content.
  • How to make a content plan.
  • How to make money on a blog using contextual advertising.
  • How to make money on a blog using teaser networks.
  • How to make money on a blog using affiliate programs.
  • How to make money from a blog on your information products.

Take this course at your own pace.

Cost: Free options

 

What: Analysis of the painting “Girl with a Pearl Earring”

When: Friday-Sunday, December 4-6, from 8:00

Where: Online

More: “Girl with a Pearl Earring” is one of the most famous paintings by Dutch artist Jan Vermeer. She is often called the northern or Dutch Mona Lisa.

But why is this painting considered a masterpiece? James Earl, Lead Humanities Lecturer at AltSchool, will talk about this. He explains how this work represents the birth of the modern view of economics, politics and love.

TED video lecture available at this link.

Cost: Free options

 

What: Audio lecture "The Economics of Piracy"

When: Friday-Sunday, December 4-6, from 8:00

Where: Online

More: How did pirates live in the days of Homer, why was robbery more profitable than trading in ancient Greece and Rome, and how did piracy contribute to economic cooperation?

Look for answers to these questions in audio lectures Yulia Vymyatnina. She will also talk about why piracy has always accompanied trade and how it influenced culture from the era of Antiquity to the present day.

Cost: Free options

 

What: English for STEM

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When: Friday-Sunday, December 4-6, from 8:00

Where: Online

More: STEM is a term used to combine academic disciplines such as science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Course Designed for non-native English speakers seeking to improve the skills and lexical knowledge of this language for science. During the development of the course, you will learn a lot about the innovative fields of scientific research and expand your vocabulary. You will also gain new language skills necessary for the exchange of scientific information in your community.

Cost: Free options

 

What: Reputation Course

When: Friday-Sunday, December 4-6, from 8:00

Where: Online

More: With the rapid development of the information space and technology, each of us becomes a communicator with a potentially huge audience. Therefore, it is very important to know how to properly use these opportunities to promote your professional reputation, products or organization.

On this course you will learn about the basic principles of communication, PR, media relations, content creation for social networks, and more. You will learn tools for building your own reputation, promoting services, goods or socially important messages, successfully building the reputation of an organization and company.

Cost: Free options

 

What: Online Course "The Art of Video"

When: Friday-Sunday, December 4-6, from 8:00

Where: Online

More: Video art is one of the brightest and fastest growing forms of screen art that artists are working on. Their task is to show the viewer reality as if he is facing it for the first time. Gender inequality, discrimination and the problems of modern capitalism are rethought in the works of video artists, expressing themselves in unusual visual images.

How is video art different from cinema? How does an artist control the attention of the viewer? What does the video borrow from performance, painting and sculpture? These and other questions will be answered by art critic Alexandra Persheeva in this free online course.

Cost: Free options

 

What: Buckingham Palace in the UK

When: Friday-Sunday, December 4-6, from 8:00

Where: Online

More: As with the actual visit to Buckingham Palace, only parts of it are available to the public on the online tour. Google Arts & Culture has developed a detailed virtual tour of Buckingham Palace and State Rooms with dozens of beautiful dresses from renowned designers. The reception was originally held during London Fashion Week 2018 and is now available to you.

You can visit the online tour link.

Cost: Free options

 

What: Traveling in Venice

When: Friday-Sunday, December 4-6, from 8:00

Where: Online

More: Venice is an amazing city, attracting millions of tourists from all over the world every year. It is famous for its canals and numerous bridges, gondoliers and carnivals, architectural monuments and rich collections of art.

Now Venice is closed to tourists. However, no one canceled virtual travel! So do not miss the opportunity stroll through one of the most romantic cities on the planet, while he has not yet gone under water (they say, very soon this may happen).

Cost: Free options

 

What: Learning to Learn Course

When: Friday-Sunday, December 4-6, from 8:00

Where: Online

More: This is a Ukrainian-translated online course, popular all over the world. “Learning to learn”. It provides access to invaluable teaching methods from leading experts in mathematics, literature, science, music and sports.

During the training, you will receive powerful mental tools for mastering complex subjects. You will also learn how our brain uses two completely different ways of learning and how it groups information. You will learn a lot about the illusions of learning and learn effective ways to remember information.

Cost: Free options

Dear readers! Please note that due to the epidemic of coronavirus infection, some activities may be canceled or rescheduled for other dates. Therefore, before visiting, we recommend checking the information on the sites of the organizers.

But we have collected many interesting events for you online:

  • offer to go to one of 11 virtual tours of New York
  • if you have long wanted to visit the best museums and theaters, now now, without leaving your home, do those - just go at this link
  • Get Free Access to US University Online Courses here
  • on how to usefully spend your days at home during quarantine, read in this publication
  • here - 50 free courses on a variety of topics
  • by going to this link, visit the most famous castles in Europe
  • dozens of free resources for fun boring self-isolation we have collected here.

In addition, look for interesting events for every day of the week in our calendar. Come in, find out, share with friends. Before the visit, specify the details and venues of the events on the sites of the organizers, as they may change.

Keep us informed about what is happening in your city. Send information about events for the Russian-speaking diaspora by mail ad@forumdaily.com.

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