Vendome Neighborhood Association

Vendome Neighborhood Calendar

Vendome Neighborhood Association Quarterly Meeting Thursday, February 21st from 6:15 PM to 8:00 PM
at California Bank & Trust, 515 N. First Street
Come at 6:15 to mix with your neighbors. The meeting proper starts at 6:30.
The agenda is available here.
Spring Cleaning & Neighborhood Yard Sale
Saturday, April 19th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Check out the simultaneous yard sales at these homes in the Vendome neighborhood:
  • 145 George
  • 50 Hobson
  • 180 Hobson
  • Jefferson Square – space 34
  • 97 Rankin
  • 555 Losse
  • 110 Ayer
  • 150 Ayer
  • 455 N. San Pedro
  • 49 Hawthorne
  • 105 Hawthorne
  • 143 Hawthorne

This map shows you where the sales are happening, and what is being sold (at least for those homes that met our map deadline!).

Vendome Neighborhood Association Quarterly Meeting Thursday, May 15th from 6:15 PM to 8:00 PM
at California Bank & Trust, 515 N. First Street
Come at 6:15 to mix with your neighbors. The meeting proper starts at 6:30.
The agenda is available here.
Ryland Park Gardening Day
Sunday, May 18th from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
at Ryland Park
Help make Ryland Park beautiful by gardening with your neighbors.
Vendome Critical Mass Bicycle Event
Thursday, May 22nd from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
at North San Pedro Street
The purpose of our critical mass is to communicate, safely, to all motorists in our neighborhood that they are in a neighborhood, and speeding through it is not welcome. We gather as many neighbors as we can, on bicycles or walking and even walking with baby strollers. Join the ride as it moves up and down San Pedro St. or find us on one of the side streets. All rules of the road that pertain to cyclists apply. Please consider wearing a helmet even if you are over 18.
Vendome Neighborhood BBQ
Saturday, June 14th from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
at Ryland Park
Join your neighbors for the annual summer barbecue! The Neighborhood Association will provide hamburgers, hot dogs and all the fixings; please bring a dish to share.

There will also a Chili Cookoff at noon, with a prize for the winner.

Grand Reopening of Ryland Pool
Saturday, June 21st from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
at Ryland Park
Celebrate the reopening of Ryland Pool.
Vendome Critical Mass Bicycle Event
Thursday, July 17th from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
at North San Pedro Street
The purpose of our critical mass is to communicate, safely, to all motorists in our neighborhood that they are in a neighborhood, and speeding through it is not welcome. We gather as many neighbors as we can, on bicycles or walking and even walking with baby strollers. Join the ride as it moves up and down San Pedro St. or find us on one of the side streets. All rules of the road that pertain to cyclists apply. Please consider wearing a helmet even if you are over 18.
Ryland Park Gardening Day
Sunday, August 3rd from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
at Ryland Park
Help make Ryland Park beautiful by gardening with your neighbors.
Vendome Neighborhood Association Quarterly Meeting
Thursday, August 28th from 6:15 PM to 8:00 PM
at California Bank & Trust, 515 N. First Street
Come at 6:00 to mix with your neighbors. The meeting proper starts at 6:15.
The agenda is available here.
Pumpkin Patch Kidz
Sunday, October 26th between 10:00 and noon
at Ryland Park
Kids and parents welcome and wear your costumes! We'll have pumpkin to decorate and cookies to eat. (Event will not be held if it rains.)
Ryland Park Planting Day
Sunday, November 2nd, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
at Ryland Park
Join your neighbors to plant bulbs and beautify Ryland Park.
Vendome Neighborhood Association Quarterly Meeting Thursday, December 4th from 6:15 PM to 8:00 PM
at California Bank & Trust, 515 N. First Street
Come at 6:00 to mix with your neighbors. The meeting proper starts at 6:15.
The agenda is available here.
Vendome Neighborhood Association Quarterly Meeting Thursday, February 19th from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
at California Bank & Trust, 515 N. First Street
Come at 6:30 to mix with your neighbors. The meeting proper starts at 6:45.
The agenda is available here.
Ryland Park Gardening Day
Sunday, February 22nd from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
at Ryland Park
Help make Ryland Park beautiful by gardening with your neighbors.
Vendome Neighborhood Association Quarterly Meeting
Thursday, May 14th from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
at California Bank & Trust, 515 N. First Street
Come at 6:30 to mix with your neighbors. The meeting proper starts at 6:45.
The agenda is available here.
Ryland Park Gardening Day
Sunday, May 17th from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
at Ryland Park
Help make Ryland Park beautiful by gardening with your neighbors.
Vendome Neighborhood Barbecue
Saturday, June 20th from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
at Ryland Park
2009 barbeque logo
The main event of the Vendome calendar! Thanks to a grant from the City of San Jose, this year's barbecue will be better than ever. Our Barbecue Committee is hard at work, and more details will be coming soon — here and in flier form.
Ryland Park Gardening Day
Sunday, August 9th from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
at Ryland Park
Help make Ryland Park beautiful by gardening with your neighbors.
Dumpster Day
Saturday, August 15th from 8:00 to 11:00 AM or until bins are full
for our neighborhood, at 495 North San Pedro
This Dumpster day is organized by the City of San Jose. The City sent out postcards to all addresses within our neighborhood in late July. You must present this postcard in order to use the bin. If you did not receive a postcard and want one, please contact Vince Tovar with the City at 277-8435.

Note that the bin address given on the postcard for our neighborhood was incorrect: the correct address is 495 North San Pedro (not 49, which wouldn't be in our neighborhood).

Vendome Neighborhood Association Quarterly Meeting
Thursday, August 20th from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
at California Bank & Trust, 515 N. First Street
Come at 6:30 to mix with your neighbors. The meeting proper starts at 6:45.
The agenda is available here.
Pumpkin Patch Kidz
Saturday, October 31 between 10:00 and noon
at Ryland Park
Kids and parents welcome and wear your costumes! We'll have pumpkin to decorate and cookies to eat. (Event will not be held if it rains.)
Ryland Park Gardening Day
Sunday, November 1st from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
at Ryland Park
Help make Ryland Park beautiful by gardening with your neighbors.
Vendome Neighborhood Association Quarterly Meeting
Tuesday, November 17th from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
at California Bank & Trust, 515 N. First Street
Come at 6:30 to mix with your neighbors. The meeting proper starts at 6:45.
The agenda is available here.
Ryland Park Gardening Day
Sunday, February 21st from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
at Ryland Park
Help make Ryland Park beautiful by gardening with your neighbors.
Vendome Neighborhood Association Quarterly Meeting
Thursday, February 25th from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
at California Bank & Trust, 515 N. First Street
Come at 6:00 to mix with your neighbors. The meeting proper starts at 6:15.
The agenda is available here.
Vendome Neighborhood Association Quarterly Meeting
Thursday, April 29th from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
at California Bank & Trust, 515 N. First Street
Come at 6:00 to mix with your neighbors. The meeting proper starts at 6:15.
The agenda is available here.
Ryland Park Gardening Day
Sunday, May 16th from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
at Ryland Park
Help make Ryland Park beautiful by gardening with your neighbors.
Vendome Neighborhood Barbecue
Saturday, June 26th from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
at Ryland Park
The main event of the Vendome calendar! Make a dish to share as shown for your street below. Cook up an entry for our pie bake-off or chili cook-off. Bring your appetite, and spent some time catching up with your neighbors. flier for the Summer Barbecue
San Pedro Street Critical Mass
Wednesday, August 4th from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
on North San Pedro Street, between Taylor and Ryland Streets
Take the Street ... on your bicycle or on foot, to remind drivers going through our neighborhood to slow down and obey the posted speed limit and stop signs.
Ryland Park Gardening Day
Sunday, August 8th from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
at Ryland Park
Help make Ryland Park beautiful by gardening with your neighbors.
Vendome Neighborhood Association Quarterly Meeting
Thursday, August 12th from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
at California Bank & Trust, 515 N. First Street
Come at 6:00 to mix with your neighbors. The meeting proper starts at 6:15.
The agenda is available here.
Pumpkin Patch Kidz
Sunday, October 31 between 10:00 and noon
at Ryland Park
Kids and parents welcome and wear your costumes! We'll have pumpkin to decorate and cookies to eat. (Event will not be held if it rains.)
Vendome Neighborhood Association Quarterly Meeting Monday, November 8th from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
at California Bank & Trust, 515 N. First Street
Come at 6:00 to mix with your neighbors. The meeting proper starts at 6:15. Two of the VNA Board of Directors positions — President and Member-at-Large — are up for election at this meeting.
The full agenda is available here.
Ryland Park Gardening Day
Sunday, November 14th from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
at Ryland Park
Help make Ryland Park beautiful by gardening with your neighbors.
Ryland Park Gardening Day
Sunday, February 20th from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
at Ryland Park
Help make Ryland Park beautiful by gardening with your neighbors.
Vendome Neighborhood Association Quarterly Meeting Monday, February 28th from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
at California Bank & Trust, 515 N. First Street
Come at 6:00 to mix with your neighbors. The meeting proper starts at 6:15. The agenda is available here.
Vendome Neighborhood Clean Up Day
Saturday, April 16th from 10:00 AM to noon
meet at North San Pedro and Taylor Streets
Bring your gloves and trash bags and help beautify our neighborhood.
Ryland Park Gardening Day
Sunday, May 22nd from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
at Ryland Park
Help make Ryland Park beautiful by gardening with your neighbors.
E-Waste Recycling in the Vendome Saturday, June 4th from 9:00 AM to 3:00
at 447 North First Street (at Fox Avenue)
Broken TV in the basement? Obsolete computer in the garage? Get rid of them the environmentally-responsible way, for free!

This event is organized by Earth Care Recycling, with proceeds to benefit the Vendome Neighborhood Association.

The VNA thanks Olson & Company CPA for the use of their parking lot for this event. Please do not leave anything at this location outside of the event hours.

Visit www.earthcarerecycling.com for recyclable items.

Vendome Neighborhood Picnic Saturday, June 25th, from 10:00 AM to early afternoon
at Ryland Park
This year with less barbecue and more picnic. Join us from 10:00, and bring a dish to share. The VNA will be providing Chiaramonte's sausage and drinks. We'll have a raffle and silent auction, with prizes donated by local businesses. flier for the Summer Picnic
Vendome Neighborhood Clean Up Day
Sunday, July 10th from 10:00 AM to noon
meet at North San Pedro and Taylor Streets
Bring your gloves and trash bags and help beautify our neighborhood.
Vendome Neighborhood Association Quarterly Meeting
Wednesday, September 14th from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
at California Bank & Trust, 515 N. First Street
Catch up on neighborhood events and issues.
Ryland Park Gardening Day
Sunday, August 14th from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
at Ryland Park
Help make Ryland Park beautiful by gardening with your neighbors.
Vendome Neighborhood Clean Up Day
Saturday, October 8th from 10:00 AM to noon
meet at North San Pedro and Taylor Streets
Bring your gloves and trash bags and help beautify our neighborhood.
Ryland Park Gardening Day
Sunday, October 30th from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
at Ryland Park
Help make Ryland Park beautiful by gardening with your neighbors.
Pumpkin Patch Kidz
Sunday, October 30th between 10:00 and noon
at Ryland Park
Kids and parents welcome and wear your costumes! We'll have pumpkins to decorate.
Vendome Neighborhood Association Quarterly Meeting
Monday, December 19th from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
at California Bank & Trust, 515 N. First Street
Board of Directors Elections! All 3 currently occupied positions (Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer) are up this year. In addition, the other 2 positions (President and Member-at-Large) are still open since last year's elections. If you're interested in serving on the Board, this is a great time to turn out. If you're interested but can't attend this meeting, please contact us (at board (at) vendome (dot) org) and we can either put your name in at the election, or contact you after if there are still open positions.
Ryland Park Gardening Day
Sunday, February 19th from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
at Ryland Park
Help make Ryland Park beautiful by gardening with your neighbors.
Ryland Park Gardening Day
Sunday, May 20th from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
at Ryland Park
Help make Ryland Park beautiful by gardening with your neighbors.
Ryland Park Gardening Day
Sunday, August 19th from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
at Ryland Park
Help make Ryland Park beautiful by gardening with your neighbors.
Ryland Park Gardening Day
Sunday, October 21st from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
at Ryland Park
Help make Ryland Park beautiful by gardening with your neighbors.
Ryland Park Gardening Day
Sunday, March 3rd from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
at Ryland Park
Help make Ryland Park beautiful by gardening with your neighbors.
Ryland Park Gardening Day
Sunday, June 3rd from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
at Ryland Park
Help make Ryland Park beautiful by gardening with your neighbors.
Ryland Park Gardening Day
Sunday, August 4th from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
at Ryland Park
Help make Ryland Park beautiful by gardening with your neighbors.
Ryland Park Gardening Day
Sunday, October 6th from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
at Ryland Park
Help make Ryland Park beautiful by gardening with your neighbors.

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