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Romance is in the Air

A compilation of the best Valentine’s Day ideas in the Tri-Cities area

Romance is in the Air

Are you ready for Valentine’s Day? Still have no ideas of what to do or where take your sweetheart? Relax. We have taken the confusion out of the most romantic day of the year. Our Valentine’s Day ideas are sure to have your loved ones saying “Be mine.”

Valentine’s Day Outing

What could be more romantic than wining and dining while enjoying views of Sunol through Niles Canyon by train? "" is a special Valentine's event is being sponsored by the Golden Gate Railroad Museum and the Pacific Locomotive Association on Feb. 12 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are $75 per person, reservations are required and guests are encouraged to dress in 1940's style.

Valentine’s Day Dining

Searching for a gourmet dinner for your sweetheart while still giving back to the community? On Friday, Feb. 10, the Tri-Cities League of Volunteers will be hosting "" to benefit local schools and community groups. The event will be at the Newark Pavillion with 160 seats available. To learn more about the event, call 510-793-5683.

Valentine’s Day Sweet Treats

Searching for something sweet and unique this year? On Tuesday, Feb. 14 head for the Newark Library for the “ Sweets for the Sweet” TAG Bake Sale from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The Newark Library’s Teen Advisory Group will be selling baked goods with the proceeds going to Tri-City League of Volunteers, The Alameda County Food Bank, and the Viola Blythe Center in Newark.

Valentine’s Day Crafts

Creative crafters craving cards can stop by the Union City Library this Friday, Feb. 10 at 3:30 p.m. to make some sweet tokens that would make Cupid proud. Parents may have to help younger children and all materials are provided. No need to register ahead of time.

Valentine’s Day Bounce Party

Kids will love to bounce until their heart’s content at Pump it Up in Union City. On Tuesday, Feb. 14, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. drop your kids off for their Valentine’s Day Bounce Party. Cost is $18 per child with each additional sibling is just $15. Kids will laugh, bounce, play and enjoy arts and crafts.

Valentine’s Day Art

Art lovers can shop and bid on the sweetest of all gifts at the Fremont Arts Centre located old historic town of Niles-Fremont.  Now until Feb. 29 amateur art critics can enter to win Valentine’s Day Boutique Raffle. Tickets are $1 each and the winner will go home with a delicious watercolor painting aptly titled “The Last Chocolate” donated by artist Grace Rankin. The winner will be drawn on Sunday, Feb. 12.

Valentine’s Day Rest & Relaxation

If you need some relaxation as a single person or a couple then consider the Union City Spa. Buy gift certificates or treat yourself to their Valentine’s Day Special of a facial and massage for only $60.

The California Day Spa’s Lavish in Romance spa special includes whirlpool, a couple’s massage, champagne and fruit along with a surprise treatment for $299. Other couple’s treatments are available on their website.

Valentine’s Day Shopping

Still shopping for flowers? Newark Flower Shoppe can help. They are offering long-stem red roses for $84.95 through Valentine’s Day. Check out the website for more Valentine’s coupons.

Valentine’s Day Cinema

Why not catch a Valentine’s movie at the Century 25 Union City at Union Landing. The Vow, staring Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum, is sure to be a tear-jerker that you may just fall in love with.

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