July 28, 2021
Thursday Promenades
Thursdays through August 12


Join us to celebrate summer!

Every Thursday evening through August 12, N. Santa Cruz Avenue will be closed from Main to Bachman from 3-8pm.

Stroll the Promenade, enjoy live music and take advantage of Los Gatos’ wonderful boutiques and restaurants.

Experience the best of Los Gatos with friends and family.
Live Music
North Stage (Bachman & Santa Cruz) 4:30 pm
South Stage (Main & Santa Cruz) 5:30 pm
Volunteering at the Promenades...
We'd love your help with our Thursday Promenades. We need Ambassadors to be out and about at several locations to answer questions (When do the bands start? Which bands are playing? Where are the restrooms? etc) and help to help ensure that the event goes smoothly.
Photos from the Promenades...
End of Summer Celebration
Saturday, September 4, 1-8pm
We are so excited to host an End of Summer Celebration on Labor Day weekend, Saturday, September 4 from 1-8pm.  The event will be at Town Plaza and Montebello Way (the street will be closed). Three bands will perform:
House Rockers
We are planning to offer family fun, street performances, a wine and beer tent and much more. 

Thanks to our sponsors! We couldn't do it without you.
Presenting Sponsor:
Stage Sponsor:
Kids Zone Sponsor
Booth Sponsors
More sponsorships available. Contact Randi for information
Los Gatos Wine Walk
Saturday, October 2, 1-4pm
Save the Date for the Wine Walk! Saturday, October 2, 1-4pm.
Tickets on sale in mid-August.

Thank you to our Glass Sponsor:
Los Gatos Music & Arts & Linda Lester
present
The Gala
Sunday, September 26 at La Estancia Estate, Los Gatos
featuring vocalist Dr. Kim Nalley
Dr. Kim Nalley has been awarded "Most Influential African American in the Bay Area" in 2005 and "Best Jazz Group" in 2013. She is already being called "legendary" and a "San Francisco institution". You will be awed by her aura of a diva from a by-gone era with vocal projection that can whisper a balladm, yet is capable of filling a room with no microphone. She has been compared to all the greats, but in the end, it's Kim Nalley and no one else - an unforced instrument with clarity and jazzy musicality, effortlessly delivered, and a sense of humor to boot.

Cocktails, Wine, Small Plates, Dessert and Auction
Blood Drive
Los Gatos Youth Commission
August 12
Los Gatos Adult Rec Center 
Can we count on you to support local patients? The impact of your gift is greater than you know… Every day, blood donors save lives and improve the wellbeing of real people right here in our community. None of us ever knows when we will need blood in an emergency. You can be the difference for someone in about an hour!

As a special thank you, we are offering one $10 Amazon Gift Card for each person who comes to the drive to donate.
Come Save a Life!

Date: 08/12/2021
Time: 10:00 AM – 02:00 PM
Location: Los Gatos Adult Rec Center
208 E. Main St.
Los Gatos, CA 95030

Any questions, please contact givebloodSBC@stanford.edu or call 888-723-7831.
PGE Business Incentive Programs
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and other utilities were directed by the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) in 2020 to conduct rotating power outages to relieve strain on the power grid during a statewide heatwave. 
Rotating outages are possible again in 2021 and we want all our customers to be prepared. Generous incentives from programs like the Base Interruptible Program are available for customers who can reduce their electric load during times of high grid stress and other emergencies.
  • Base Interruptible Program: PG&E’s Base Interruptible Program (BIP) pays you to reduce your electricity consumption to a predetermined level when energy supplies are short.
  • Emergency Load Reduction Program: PG&E’s Emergency Load Reduction Program (ELRP) offers financial incentives for participants to reduce their energy use during times of high grid stress and emergencies, with the goal of avoiding rotating outages while minimizing costs to customers.
COVID Vaccines
El Camino Health offers COVID vaccines at several mobile, walk-in clinics, as well as at their facilities.
For more information, Click Here
Vaccinations are open to all at the following:
  • El Camino Hospital Mountain View Outpatient Pharmacy: Accepting walk-ins 10am-4pm. Appointments can be made 9:30am-4:30pm, M-Fri.
  • El Camino Health First Street: Appointments currently available on Fridays between 8am-4:30pm
Visit Los Gatos
A new Visit Los Gatos (visitlosgatosca.com) website is coming to Town. We will launch sometime this summer. We have relaunched our @ExperienceLosGatos Instagram and Facebook accounts under a new name... @VisitLosGatos. Follow us to stay up to date.
Look up and see the brightly-colored street pole banners with the words LISTEN LEARN CHANGE GROW.
 
The Chamber has embarked on a DEI campaign. Our purpose is to help create a more welcoming town for all to enjoy. If we are open to listening and learning, we will change a little and grow a lot. We invite you to join us on this journey.

To learn more, scan the QR code or go to: losgatoschamber.com
Member Events
The Friends of Los Gatos Library Bookstore is now open five days a week. We have a direct line where customers can reach a volunteer with questions.

  • Hours-Wednesday to Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. 
  • Phone-(408) 354-2665

Our lobby store just inside the front door, is now open and well-stocked. There is a “money donation” box for your convenience. In both of our locations you’ll find amazing bargains on children’s books, and summer is a perfect time to pick up good reads for your young readers.
Campo di Bocce
Campo di Bocce is holding a fundraiser for Miracle Makers Home Modification Fund. Your business can make a donation to the silent auction or sponsor a team to play bocce!
West Valley Community Services
American Cancer Society
Discovery Shop
Irreverent Warriors - Silkies Hike
August 21, 8am -5pm
Los Gatos Civic Center, 110 E. Main St. Los Gatos
Healing Through Humor
The Irreverent Warriors Silkies Hikes are a series of therapeutic events across the nation design to prevent veteran suicide by brining veterans together using humor and camaraderie to improve mental health.

The hikes are non-athletic event that are between 4-10 miles and paced at 2-3 miles per hour. There will be frequent stops for fellowship and food/beverages.
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