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JUNE 10, 2014 CUPERTINO, CA The Rotary Club of Cupertinoand The World Journal announce the 2015Silicon Valley Fall Festival to take place at Memorial Park in Cupertino,Saturday, September 12th from 10A.M. to 5P.M. This premier multicultural greater communityfestival is a family event of games, education, music, entertainment, and foodfor all. There is no entrance fee, and parking is free at DeAnza College. “Fall Fest 2015 will be the official celebration ofCupertino’s 60th,” said Rod Sinks, mayor of Cupertino.
“We recognize what a perfect event this is to celebrate the uniqueness of ourcity. Come for the fun. Stay for the educational opportunities.” “We are encouraging families to mark their calendars now forthe second Saturday in September,” said David Doyle, Cupertino Rotarian and co-chairof this year’s festival. “Educationalopportunities are on everyone’s mind so we have expanded the Kids Zone, and areincluding a ‘Gateway to Learning’ Zone sponsored by the Teen Council of ourpartners, the Cupertino Library Foundation. We will bring back the HS RoboticsCompetition again this year.” Additional support of SV Fall Festival isprovided by the City of Cupertino and the Cupertino School Districts. As in previous years, the educational activities start withthe Earth Zone, providing tips and information on sustainability, wellness, andemergency preparedness. Businesses and non-profits will display the latest inenergy saving programs, alternative vehicles, and other green activities. Thelearning and fun continue in the Cultural Fair area where cultures fromcountries around the world display information to help in bringing us closertogether through displays and interactive activities. The amphitheater stagewill also highlight musical and dance performances from around the world. Our local high school robotics clubs will be competing forall to observe; robots will be competing in a unique game called Aerial Assist, played by two competing Alliances of threerobots each. The objective is to score as many balls in goals as possibleduring a two (2)-minute and 30-second match. There will also be seminarswhere parents and students can learn the latest about the new common corecurriculum. “The Gateway to Learning Zone promises a variety of hands-onactivities to challenge children and teens,” said Shail Trivedi, projectmanager for this Library Foundation Teen Council event. “We want to combinefun, education and entertainment. We will also have T-Pumps, a favorite snackin our community.” The fun will be also enhanced this year with the expandedKids Zone with many rides, jump houses and crafts, as well as a kids’ pettingzoo, designed for learning as well as fun. Other key features continuing thisyear will be a High School arts exhibition, where visitors to the artexhibition will vote to choose the winner of the Silicon Valley Fall Festivalaward. A variety of International gourmet food trucks will add to the festivalsexperience as well. All proceeds from the event go to local charitable projectsconducted by Cupertino Rotary, which also celebrated its 60thanniversary in March 2015.
More details are available on www.SV-FF.com.