Getting Help for Domestic Violence
If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, there are several agencies in the community which can provide you with assistance, including temporary shelter, legal assistance, counseling and referral services, advocacy programs, interpreter services, and children services.
The San Jose Police Departmentâ€™s Family Violence Center, currently located at 125 E. Gish Road, San Jose, CA 95125, can help. Contact the Family Violence Center at 408-277-3700 or for more information, visitSJPD Family Violence Center. The goal of the Family Violence Center is to address family violence issues by serving as the core for a multi-agency effort. The Family Violence Unit is staffed by representatives of the Police Department, District Attorneyâ€™s Office, Adult Probation, Department of Family and Childrenâ€™s Services, State of California Division of Parole and victim advocates from Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence. This cooperative effort provides all the support services available to victims of family violence in a safe and friendly environment. Contact information for other resources is available at:Â http://www.sjpd.org/ReportingCrime/Domestic_Violence.html.
Starlight Cinemas â€“ FREE Summer Films Enjoyed Under the Stars
Take advantage of San Jose's warm, summer nights and enjoy a movie under the star-studded sky at Starlight Cinemas, brought to you by the San Jose Downtown Association. These FREE summer outdoor movie classics are shown on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. through Aug. 31.
Here are a few of the upcoming movies:
June 22 â€“ Princess Bride (1987) PG
July 6 â€“ The Big Lebowski (1998) R
July 13 â€“ Spaceballs (1987) PG
July 20 â€“ The Birds (1963) No Rating
July 27 â€“ Toy Story (1995) G
Movies are screened Wednesdays in one of three downtown locations. Pre-show entertainment begins at 7 p.m., and movies begin at dusk. Bring your own chair or blanket, as well as some snacks â€“ or an entire meal from a nearby downtown restaurant!
For more information, including the full movie schedule and locations, contact (408) 279-1775 or visitÂ www.sjdowntown.com/starlight.
Music in the Park
The San Jose Downtown Association has put together another solid lineup of free concerts this summer. Shows are every Thursday starting at 5:30 p.m. at Plaza de Cesar Chavez in Downtown San Jose. Music in the Park is presented by Dos Equis and Metro Newspapers
Here are a few of the upcoming shows:
June 16: Freddie McGregorÂ www.freddiemcgregor.comÂ (Reggae)
June 23: White Album EnsembleÂ www.whitealbumlive.com/Â (Beatles Tribute)
June 30: Natural VibrationsÂ www.naturalvibrations.com/bandÂ (Hawaiian Reggae / Rock / Soul)
July 7: Led Zepagain (Led Zeppelin Tribute) opener â€“ ZeBop! (Santana Tribute)
July 14: Neon Trees (Power Pop)
July 21: The English Beat (Ska/New Wave)
July 28: Cracker (Alternative/Americana/Rock)
More information is available atÂ www.sjdowntown.comÂ or 408-279-1775.