Out & About: Oct. 10-Oct. 12

Akshay Agrawal

Your weekly guide to the coolest events around town this weekend.

MVHS

What: Floatbuilding
When: Saturday, Oct. 11, Sunday, Oct. 12, and Monday, Oct. 13
            9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: Class of 2009: 11063 Wilkinson Ave.
             Class of 2010: 11129 Clarkston Ave.
             Class of 2011:  21828 Alcazar Ave.
             Class of 2012: 10640 Madrid Rd.    

Counting down to the second-to-last float-building weekend? Be part of the MVHS Homecoming celebration by helping put together your class float. Flex your art muscles, hang out with your friends, and enjoy free food!
 
Cupertino


What: Concert of Classical Indian music
When: Saturday, Oct. 11
            6 p.m.
Where: The Flint Center for the Performing Arts, De Anza Community College
             21250 Stevens Creek Blvd
             (408) 823-7185
Admission: $20-$100

There's an easy way to fight against polio! Go to the Indian classical music concert where all proceeds benefit the mission by Rotary Club of Cupertino to rid India of polio.

What: Toy Trains Display
When: Saturday, Oct. 11
            11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Cupertino Square
             10123 N. Wolfe Rd.
Admission: Free

Miss your childhood? Relive the memories of it by going to the exhibit of Toy Train Operating Society, showing some trains that even go back to the 1920s.

San Jose


What: Dr. Seuss for President Art Exhibition
When: Saturday, Oct. 11
            11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Peabody Fine Art Gallery 
             11 N. Santa Cruz Ave.
Admission: Free

Dr. Seuss has let the cat out of the hat! See newly relesed political prints by your favorite childhood  author/illustrator.

What: New Kids On The Block concert
When: Friday, Oct. 10
             8 p.m.
Where: HP Pavilion, San Jose
             525 W. Santa Clara St.
Admission: $46-$140

 
Relive the "Summertime" with these chart-toppers who have reunited for their latest album, released after over 10 years.

What: Mountain View Farmer's Market
When: Sunday, Oct. 12
            9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: downtown Mountain View
Admission: Free

Enjoy the freshest foods, homegrown and right in our backyard!

San Francisco


What: Asian Art Museum
When: Saturday, Oct. 11 and Sunday, Oct. 12
            10 a.m-5 p.m.
Where: Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
             200 Larkin St, San Francisco
Admission: $7

Explore 15,000 works of Asian-themed art in a museum that covers 6,000 years of history. Each admission price includes a free audio tour as well as other options such as a storytelling session for children or an architectural tour.

What: Lawn Bowling
When: Saturday, Oct. 11 and Sunday, Oct. 12
            10 a.m-6 p.m.
Where: Golden Gate Park
Admission: Free

If you don't have a Nintendo Wii Fit, don't fret! Come out and learn about lawn bowling, a sport in which the goal is to roll balls closest to a small white ball. Bring your mom and dad, too, because it's appropriate for all age and fitness levels.

What: Grabhorn Institute
When: Friday, Oct. 10
            10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Arion Press
             1802 Hays Street
Admission: Free

Interested in the fine art of the printing press? The Grabhorn Institute, founded eight years ago, works to preserve letterpress printing and bookbinding through an educational museum. For no fee, you can see special exhibits that are currently going on, including William Matthew's four tone-color prints called "Four Views of Sidley Park" from Arcadia by Tom Stoppard.