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Clubs/MeetingsNon-Fiction Book Club
At this meeting of the Portola Valley Library's Non-Fiction Book Club, which convenes the third Thursday of each month, members will discuss "Love, Life, and Elephants" by Daphne Sheldrick. Dec. 18, 1-2 p.m. Free. Portola Valley Library, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley.
Clubs/MeetingsLifetree Cafe: 'Limits of Love'
Lifetree Cafe in Menlo Park will host two hour-long conversations exploring romantic proposals and the lengths people will go to for love. Complimentary snacks and beverages will be provided. Dec. 17, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Dec. 18, 9:15-10:15 a.m. Free. Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Ave., Menlo Park.
Clubs/MeetingsPalo Alto Toastmasters
Since 1924, Toastmasters International has been helping people around the world to improve their communication and leadership skills. The Palo Alto Toastmasters Club meets each week in city hall's Council Chambers. Club membership is diverse, and guests are welcome. Tuesdays, through December, noon-1 p.m. Free. City Hall, First Floor, Council Chambers, 250 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto.
Clubs/MeetingsSRI Organon Toastmasters
Toastmasters focuses on improving the communication and leadership skills of its members. Each week covers a different skill related to public speaking. Club membership is diverse, and guests are welcome. Tuesdays, through December, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. SRI International, Building G, Laurel Avenue, opposite the Menlo Park Police Station, Menlo Park.
Clubs/MeetingsRotary Club of Menlo Park
The Rotary Club of Menlo Park, a service club dedicated to working on both community and international projects, meets weekly on Wednesdays. The group is composed of men and women who live and work in Menlo Park, Atherton and surrounding communities. Visitors are welcome. Wednesdays, Nov. 5-Dec. 31, 12:15-1:30 p.m. $20 lunch. Allied Arts Guild, 75 Arbor Road, Menlo Park.
Clubs/MeetingsMountain View Tennis Club 2015 Membership
The Mountain View Tennis Club is offering new memberships for city residents until the end of the year at a special price of $20. The club holds tournaments, sponsors USTA teams, has a ladder and promotes tennis within the community. Non-residents are also welcome. Nov. 20-Dec. 31.
Clubs/MeetingsPalo Alto Scrabble Club
The Palo Alto Scrabble Club welcomes players of all levels every Monday night, holidays included. No need to RSVP. No charge to play. Players can drop in with their equipment or use the club's. Mondays, through December, 6-9:30 p.m. Free. Freebirds World Burrito, 2305 El Camino Real, Palo Alto.
Clubs/MeetingsMountain View Woman's Club
Mountain View Woman's Club is a charitable organization working on community projects that meets monthly. Guest are welcome at meetings. First Wednesday of each month, year-round, noon. Free. Mountain View Masonic Lodge, 890 Church St., Mountain View.