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Columbia Neighborhood Center
785 Morse Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94085-3010
(408) 730-7800

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Columbia Neighborhood Center


Columbia Neighborhood Center

Mission Statement

The Columbia Neighborhood Center supports and empowers youth and families so that the children of the community will develop the life skills necessary to be successful in school and beyond.


El Columbia Neighborhood Center apoya a la juventud y familias para que los niños de la comunidad desarrollen las habilidades necesarias para tener éxito en la escuela y en su futuro.


The CNC was developed to provide social, recreational and educational services for north Sunnyvale residents. This collaborative project between the City of Sunnyvale, Sunnyvale Elementary School District, Advanced Micro Devices, Sunnyvale residents, and numerous community agencies was formed in the fall of 1994, concurrent with the opening of Columbia Middle School. The CNC, located on a 25-acre site, includes the AMD Sports and Service Center building, Columbia Middle School, and the Sunnyvale Preschool Center. The CNC is open to all community residents and provides a variety of services and activities year round, seven days a week, including evenings.


El CNC fue creado para proveer servicios sociales, recreacionales y de educación para los residentes del norte de Sunnyvale. Este proyecto colaborativo entre la Ciudad de Sunnyvale, el Distrito Escolar de Sunnyvale, Advanced Micro Devices, residentes de Sunnyvale y numerosas agencias de la comunidad fue formado en el otoño de 1994, al mismo tiempo de la apertura de la Escuela Columbia. El CNC, localizado en un terreno de 25 acres, incluye el edificio del Centro de Deportes y Servicios AMD, la Escuela Columbia y el Centro Pre-escolar Columbia. El CNC está abierto para todos los residentes de la comunidad y provee una variedad de servicios y actividades todo el año, siete días a la semana, incluyendo los fines de semana.

CNC Community Advisory Committee

The Community Advisory Committee (CAC) is comprised of members of the community who are interested in programs that serve the needs of the CNC service area.
The CAC advises the Columbia Neighborhood Center administration and provides input on the CNC's services by:

- Identifying community needs of the CNC service area,
- Helping to evaluate the effectiveness of CNC services in the community,
- Serving as a resources in effectively operating, planning and advertising CNC services and
- Assisting CNC staff with special projects.

The CAC does not determine policy or direct staff regarding or related to the Columbia Neighborhood Center and its services.

We are currently recruiting for new members to join our Committee, which meets between 5 and 6 times per year. The following membership categories are open: student, local business, Sunnyvale resident, Sunnyvale parent.
If you are interested in becoming a member in the future, look at the CAC Bylaws and fill out a membership application. For further information, email Dustyn Bindel or phone at (408) 730-7806.


Upcoming Events

Free Legal Clinic, Saturday, June 3, 10 a.m. to noon. A 15 to  20 minute legal consultation. See flier.
Clínica Legal Gratuita, sábado, 3 de Junio, de 10 a.m. a 12 p.m. Hable 15-20 minutos sobre temas legales con un abogado. Traiga a alguien que traduzca de inglés a español. Vea el volante.

Bilingual Story Time on May 31; 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Columbia Middle School Library.  Stories, songs and games in English and Spanish. See flier.
Cuentos Bilinguesmiércoles 31 de mayo; 3:30 a 4:30 p.m., Biblioteca de la Escuela Columbia. Cuentos, canciones y juegos en inglés y en español.  Vea el volante.
4. Draw a picture about your favorite book
5. Refer a friend  and earn two stamps
1. Borrow a book from the Library Lending Machine located in CNC lobby
2. Attend Bilingual Storytime held every other Wednesday
3. Visit Reading Buddies program on the third Thursday of the month. Call for appointment
4. Draw a picture about your favorite book
5. Refer a friend  and earn two stamps

Flick at Night - Free Family Movie / Peliculas Gratis en el Parque
Friday, June 16 / Viernes 16 de Junio
Friday, July 19 / Viernes 21 de Julio
Friday, August 11 / Viernes 11 de Agosto
Columbia Park / Parque Columbia
Arrive at 7:45 p.m. / Llegue a las 7:45 p.m.

City of Sunnyvale

Normal City Hours of Operation are
8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

(408) 730-7500

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