American Associaton of Retired Persons (AARP)
Milpitas-Berressa Group. 3rd Thursday of each month, 1:15p. Pioneer
Mobile Home Park, 60 Wilson Way. Ed Connor, 956-1440.
Milpitas Moms and Tots
Opportunities for mothers and their children (newborn to 5) to
make new friends by participating in weekly activities in our
community and surrounding areas.
Milpitas Senior Center
Offers activities for those 50 years and older.
See also: Kids' Clubs; Milpitas
9-to-5 Bay Area
Our Bay Area Chapter was organized in 1999. We're involved in
the fight against job discrimination and harassment and for Equal
Pay, Immigrant Rights, and Better Conditions for Temp Workers
in the San Francisco Bay Area. Organized by Cathy Deppe right
here in Milpitas.
B2B Power Exchange Business Leads Group
Whether you are looking for contacts in new accounts or need
additional skill sets to round out offerings for your current
clients, our network of members may be able to help. Meets at
the Omega Restaurant for breakfast.
Chamber of Commerce
About the Chamber, it's goals, and how to join. 828 N. Hillview
Drive, 408-262-2613. This is in the office building just south
of the FitnessFor10 Gym. Take Jacklin Road just west
of 680 and turn south on Hillview. Park in 2nd driveway on the
Toast Masters - District
The premier educational non-profit volunteer organization assisting
people to improve their communication and leadership skills.
Toastmasters - 7242
Develop your communication skills while having fun. Monday meetings
at LifeGate Church, 919 Hanson Court. 7PM-8:30PM.
Center for Excellence in Nonprofits
Provides the nonprofit community of Silicon Valley and the Peninsula
with in-depth leadership development and continuous improvement
programs through an innovative learning community model pioneered
by CEN. 546 Valley Way, 408-945-4500.
FLY - Fresh Lifelines for Youth
Since 1998, FLY, a nonprofit organization designed by troubled
teens themselves, has been providing programs for more than 1,000
at-risk and disadvantaged youth, their parents and guardians,
and community members. 568 Valley Way.
Friends of the Milpitas Community Library
This group raises funds for the Library by having book sales
several times a year.
Kiwanis Club of Milpitas California
Sevice organization sponsoring hands-on projects focusing on special needs of the community,
helping the elderly and youth. We are the sponsor organization for the Milpitas High School Key Club. Meets
1st and 3rd Tuesdays. 7:30 - 8:30a, at Lyons, E Calaveras and
Hillview. President Russ Cherry, email: email@example.com.
Knights of Columbus
Council 8747. News of events. Email address for the Grand Knight,
Links for local Catholics.
Laogai Research Foundation
Dedicated to compiling factual information about life within
the Laogai - China's vast network of forced labor camps.
Milpitas Democratic Club
On this web site, you will be able to find upcoming events, and
recent relevent news.
Politics of Trust Network
A major political navigator and hub for building an on-line inter-active
community whose members, individually and altogether, empower
themselves to accomplish the mission and purpose of The Vasconcellos
Project. 510A Valley Way, 408-946-8557.
A growing collaborative dedicated to engaging our entire community
in the critical task of connecting youth and adults. Our approach
is based on nationwide research that has identified a set of
experience and values that we call "developmental assets."
Salvation Army: Golden State Division
Human services and emergency and disaster assistance. Milpitas
Social Services Unit, 220 S. Main Street. Contact Mr. Kenneth
San Francisco Bay Area Progressive Directory
A guide to about 1000 organizations in the San Francisco Bay
Area of interest to progressive activists.
See also: Community Services
Help protect and preserve the hills, forests, creeks, wetlands,
and coastal lands of the San Francisco Peninsula through grass-roots
education, planning, and legislative advocacy.
The leading land conservation organization in the nine county
San Francisco Bay Area.
Local branch of the Sierra Club has carpool arrangements at McCarthy
Ranch for getting to hikes and a whole host of other activities
of interest to singles in their 30s and 40s.
Black, Chinese, East Indian, and Vietnamese Organizations in Milpitas or nearby and with lots of Milpitas members.
Silicon Valley Chapter. Emergency preparedness, blood drive
info, and more.
Art of Living
Unique programs that eliminate stress and help individuals develop
their highest potential. Milpitas Chapter, 708 Tramway Dr., 230-6053.
Provides information and support for adults and children with
diabetes and their families interested in insulin pump therapy.
Sobrato Foundation center, off Abbott.
Valley Center Blind Center
Nationwide, Lions Clubs help the blind and vision impaired. Local
clubs, realizing that there was no facility for the blind in
Santa Clara County, banded together to build the center and organize
Improve the quality of health care in Ethiopia and reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS and other preventable diseases. Support comprehensive care for orphans and their communities through self-sufficient and sustainable programs. 391 Jacklin Rd., 408-263-6334.
See also: Health Services
Hobbies & Interests
Milpitas Amateur Radio Emergency Services/Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services
MARES meets at 7:30 PM on the second Thursday of each month in
the community room at the Milpitas Police Department. Anyone
with an interest in Amateur radio or emergency communications
is welcome to attend.
Meets monthly for a meeting and a field trip to take photographs
in lovely surroundings. Classes on matting. Contests and community
A special interest group of the California Native Plant Society's
local Chapter which meets on the first Thursday of each month
at 7p in the Community Library. The group is open to all, and
includes a mix of seasoned native plant gardeners as well as
Silicon Valley Scale Modelers
A club dedicated to the promotion of the hobby of scale modeling.
Society for Creative Anachronism
The International Headquarters of this organization is in Milpitas!
This is a link to finding an SCA group nearby.
Society for Technical
The Silicon Valley Chapter of the STC is a dynamic, exciting
chapter with much to offer its members and the members of chapters
around Northern California.
A chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild, located in Milpitas,
CA. The chapter meets monthly at 10AM on the fourth Monday of
the month in the Milpitas Police Department's community room
located at 1275 North Milpitas Boulevard, Milpitas CA 95035.
User Groups in Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley user groups for hardware platforms, internet and
web, professionals and hobbyists.
Neighborhood websites and private mail lists. Information on how to organize a neighborhood association.
Labor Unions in the SF Bay Area
A listing with links from the Progressive Directory.
Milpitas Firefighters IAFF
Represents all 66-plus uniformed members of The City of Milpitas
Fire Department. The department covers an area of over 12 square
miles with 4 fire stations. P. O. Box 360418, 408-408-942-8904.