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CAA Weekly Updates

Oct. 14 – Oct. 20: Week 3/9, Fall Quarter 

CAA #10YearsStrong

 

 

 

 

 

Latest & Greatest

* Thank you to everyone who came out to the 10.10 Epic Party at Saratoga Springs. A sincere shout-out to CAA Mountain Mover Board Member Mimi Giannini for providing the exquisite venue. Please enjoy the memories from teh evening at TAPSNAP’s photo gallery :
CAA EPIC 10 year Anniversary Celebration at Saratoga Springs 

Today! Monday, October 14: Sound Meditation Library Lecture Series Workshop, CAA Site, 1:30 – 2:30pm, by the renowned Rebecca Wang, who travels the world learn and teaching the art of sound meditation. Email Professor Katie Zeisl at Katie@collegeofadaptivearts.org to register. $10 tickets – scholarships available.

TRANSFORMING PERCEPTION THIS WEEK IN THE COMMUNITY

  • Wednesday, Oct. 16: Heroes Dance & Children’s Music Sing Along Troupe to perform at Chandler Tripp Preschool, 780 Thornton Way, San Jose 95128, 10:45am – 12:15pm.
  • Saturday, Oct 19: Cheerleaders to Kick-off/Perform at the Bay Area Buddy Walk, 10:15 am, Lake Cunningham Park, email Professors Katie@collegeofadaptivearts.org & Nicole M at nicolem@collegeofadaptivearts.org to RSVP
  • Saturday, Oct 19: CAA Dance Troupes to Perform at Oktoberfest in Downtown Campbell, 4-5 pm, email janet@collegeofadaptivearts.org to RSVP
  • Sunday, Oct 20: CAA Dance Troupes to Perform at Oktoberfest in Downtown Campbell, 3:30 – 4:30pm, email janet@collegeofadaptivearts.org to RSVP
College of Adaptive Arts & Professor Jay Torres of Latizmo Hip Hop Productions are both receiving awards at the San Andreas Regional Center Service Above Self Awards Ceremony this Saturday, November 2nd. Please consider writing a thank you card to the SARC leadership for their steadfast support of showcasing and supporting excellent organizations in the community.

* Please enjoy CAA’s latest blog: An Inspiring Message from CAA’s Board Chair Joe Siecinski: http://www.collegeofadaptivearts.org/an-inspiring-message-from-caas-board-chair-joe-siecinski/

CAA Parent Volunteer Moira Brown has secured us seats for the San Jose Opera Performances – please email Moira if interested in tickets: brownmoey@yahoo.com
You are confirmed for 10 seats at the following:
Thursday, Nov. 14, 7:30 pm dress rehearsal – Hansel and Gretel
Thursday, Feb. 13, 7:30 pm dress rehearsal – Il trovatore
Thursday, April 16, 7:30 pm dress rehearsal – The Magic Flute.

110 MONTHLY RECURRING DONORS SECURED BY 10.10 AT 10:10 PM.  Professor De is getting a I ❤ CAA tattoo on Facebook Live! Thank you to everyone who together is building this community and Moving this Mountain for adult learners hungry to continue learning and becoming the best versions of themselves.

Please enjoy the magical memories from the 2019 CAA Golf Classic Day through the exquisite photos from Dan Power of Sound + Vision, Inc.: https://collegeofadaptivearts.smugmug.com/2019-Golf-Classic/

On behalf of the entire Team of College of Adaptive Arts Mountain Movers, we extend to you our deepest gratitude of thanks for supporting the CAA college students’ quest to find a permanent home. We’ve raised $67,691.40 of our $75,000 goal to date – if you know of others in your networks that would like to support this cause but couldn’t make it out, Here’s the Golf Classic Donation Link.

*Buckle Your Seatbelts [UPDATED FROM LAST WEEK]: CAA is Transforming Perception in the Community this Fall Quarter:

10/19 – 10:15am CAA Cheer Squad to perform at the Bay Area Buddy Walk at Lake Cunningham Park
10/19 4:00-5:00pm Grad, Belly Dancers & Cheer @Oktoberfest
10/20- 3:30-4:30pm Latizmo Dancers @Campbell’s Oktoberfest
10/21- Grad Dance @Hester 12:30-2:00pm
10/26- Cheer & Dancers Making Strides
10/28- Choreography Class Open Mind School 11:00-12:00
11/4- Choreography Class Open Mind School 11:00-12:00
11/4- Belly Dancers @Hester 12:30-2:00pm
Nov. 6: Currently enrolled Student Artists are invited to Santa Clara University for a Paint Night from 5:30 – 7:30pm – details forthcoming
11/18- Thanksgiving Dance Party: All CAA Dancers @Hester 12:30-2:00pm
11/24 Nutcracker Workshop @San Francisco Ballet
11/30 Tree Decorating Party Christmas in the Park 1:00-2:00pm
11/30 CAA Talent Showcase Christmas in the Park 3:00-4:00pm
11/30- All Dancers Christmas in the Park 4:00-6:00pm
12/2— Grad Dance @Hester 12:30-2:00pm
12/14- Nutcracker Dancers @Christmas in the Park
12/16- Grad Dance /Nutcracker @Hester 12:30-2:00pm @Hester 12:30-2:00pm
12/20 Nutcracker /Los Gatos Ballet
12/21 Nutcracker /Los Gatos Ballet
12/22 Nutcracker /Los Gatos Ballet
12/22 Nutcracker Dancers Christmas in the Park 6:00-7:00pm
12/24- Grad Dancers Hammer Theatre Center/The New Ballet Nutcracker
1/27-Grad Dance @Hester 12:30-2:00pm
2/8- All Dancers Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose
2/10- Valentine’s Dance Party: All CAA Dancers @Hester 12:30-2:00pm
2/24- Belly Dancers @Hester 12:30-2:00pm
3/9-Grad Dance @Hester 12:30-2:00pm
4/6- Heroes Outreach/Latizmo @Hester 12:30-2:00pm
4/20-Grad Dance @Hester 12:30-2:00pm
5/4-Grad Dance @Hester 12:30-2:00pm
5/9- Runway of Dreams
5/18- Grad Dance @Hester 12:30-2:00pm

Please enjoy our newest College of Adaptive Arts 10 Year Anniversary White Board Animation video about its growth over the past 10 years and the vision to take this collegiate model nationwide for adults hungry to continue to learn and flourish.

Weekly Tours happen each Friday from 1-2 when school is in session. Please plan to schedule a Weekly Tour of the College each Friday school is in session to learn more about this lifelong, equitable collegiate model for special needs adults.

#CollegeofAdaptiveArts Mission Moment: 

TapSNAP 1050 brought out their new mobile unit to CAA’s 10.10 Epic Party at Saratoga Springs. They are a most excellent mobile photography company who are so very professional and supportive of the College of Adaptive Students. Here’s their testimonial:
Both Anita and myself had such a wonderful time watching all the students showing off what they have learned. It absolutely blows my mind just how amazing they are, and I the passion and the love that you both have for your students is very apparent.
Thank you for giving us the opportunity to capture these great moments for you.
It really does make my heart soar!
Kindly,
Vanessa, Anita and the whole TapSnap team.
#WeAreDifferentWeAreAble
#SuccessfulContributingCitizens
#BestCollegeEver
#CAA10YearsStrong
#TransformingPerception
#HungrytoKeepLearning
#CreatingLifelongFriendships

Showcasing Student Artistic Creations: 
Here are the College of Adaptive Arts Graduate Theatre Troupe doing a Reader’s Theatre of an adaptive Shakespeare play at the 10.10 Epic Party at Saratoga Springs.
 

This Week at CAA

  • Monday, Oct 14: Sound Meditation by Rebecca Wang of Zenquency, 1:30 – 2:30,

    • Wednesday, Oct. 16: Heroes Dance & Children’s Music Sing Along Troupe to perform at Chandler Tripp Preschool, 780 Thornton Way, San Jose 95128, 10:45am – 12:15pm.
    • Friday, Oct. 18, CAA Weekly Tour, 1-2pm, CAA Site.
    • Saturday, Oct 19: CAA Walking Team, 8:30 – 9:30am – email jas-mina@comcast.net for details
    • Saturday, Oct 19: Cheerleaders to Kick-off/Perform at the Bay Area Buddy Walk, 10:15am, Lake Cunningham Park, email Professors Katie@collegeofadaptivearts.org & Nicole M at nicolem@collegeofadaptivearts.org to RSVP
    • Saturday, Oct 19: CAA Dance Troupes to Perform at Oktoberfest in Downtown Campbell, 4-5pm, email janet@collegeofadaptivearts.org to RSVP
    • Sunday, Oct 20: CAA Dance Troupes to Perform at Oktoberfest in Downtown Campbell, 3:30 – 4:30pm, email janet@collegeofadaptivearts.org to RSVP