Take a look at the resources and services still available during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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March 18 - 24
Dear Downtown San Jose Supporters,

During these unprecedented times, we hope to continue providing support and resources as we all navigate through this pandemic. Take a look at these downtown businesses that offering options for you to stay healthy, calm and entertained. We are part of and we hope you join us in staying strong for downtown.

Downtown San Jose Restaurants - To Go, Delivery & Pick-Up
Support downtown businesses by ordering takeout or delivery from favorite restaurants. Although some restaurants are closed, plenty are open with to-go, delivery and curbside pick-up options. Back A Yard Caribbean Grill and The Grill on the Alley are open for takeout and delivery. City Fish delivers through Door Dash and Grub Hub and accepts pick-up/call-in orders. L & L Hawaiian Barbeque offers pick-up via phone and online, curbside pick-up and delivery. The list of restaurants open is here.

Do you know of other downtown restaurants not listed yet? Please let us know by emailing Jessica on our team,
Gyms - Virtual Workouts
Physical exercise is an excellent way to stay healthy and deal with stress. Gyms may be closed, but these downtown businesses offer online classes and content to keep fit in the safety and comfort of your own home. Heroes Martial Arts posts online content on their YouTube channel so that you can keep your mind and body sharp. Through the end of March, Downtown Yoga Shala offers online videos featuring their teachers, accessible throughout the day. Check out their schedule here and RSVP! The Studio Climbing Gym invites instructors from several Touchstone gyms to live-stream their classes, so you can still work out together even when you’re social distancing. 
Arts Groups & Museums - Virtual Programs
Experience art, performances and other creative content through your computer screen. San Jose Museum of Art shares ways that you can experience art through their YouTube channel, website and social media platforms. City Lights Theater Company shares performances that you can experience from your couch, such as the Metropolitan Opera's “Nightly Met Opera Streams.” For little ones, check out The Children’s Discovery Museum's virtual museum with hands-on activities and fun learning opportunities to keep kids educated at home. The Tech Interactive has a virtual field trip for you to explore the exhibits and meet those working in the tech industry. Also, check out what hands-on learning activities you and your kids can do at home. The ICA encourages community involvement by promoting their #ICAStaysTogether campaign on Instagram, where they will prompt you with a daily activity and report accomplishments on Saturdays. Hammer Theatre live-streamed their Mummenschanz performance last week and have a Sundance Institute Short Film Session scheduled for Friday. More Hammer events scheduled for April. For dancers and those who have always wanted to learn, New Ballet offers free online ballet classes for a wide range of ages and stages and a Ballet Boot Camp for adult beginners (held on Thursdays at 6 pm). Keep your mind sharp, open and creative.
Working From Home / Remote Services
Take a look at what these tech companies are doing to facilitate companies, employees and students as we navigate working from home and attending online classes. Zoom Video Communications allows employees to work from home and have face-to-face meetings and conversations. Check out Zoom's virtual eventsWrike, an online project management software, gives you full visibility and control over your tasks. Wrike's webinars on Tuesdays have tips, tricks and best practices for working remotely. For students taking online classes, Adobe enables distance learning by giving their global K-12 and higher education institutional customers the ability to request “at-home” access for students and faculty through May 31. 
Other Essentials & Services
If you’re in need of groceries and other essentials during this time, make a quick stop to Target or Trader Joe’s along Coleman Ave. The first hour of the day - 8-9 a.m. - Target is open to the most vulnerable in our community.  Bill Wilson Center on The Alameda continues to serve vulnerable homeless youth and families in Santa Clara County. For senior residents in need of affordable meals, the Senior Nutrition Program provides nutritious meals to older adults age 60+ at community centers throughout the city. Due to COVID-19 precautions, this program will be a boxed pick-up lunch format. The program runs on weekdays, and lunch is served from 12 - 1 pm. Only $3 for those 60+ years, and $9 for those under 60 years.  If fit, healthy, able and willing, consider volunteering to help organize meals and deliver food.  More at SiliconValleyStrong.
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