Palo Alto Weekly

Real Estate - June 4, 2010

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SUNSET CELEBRATION ... "Glam" camping, celebrity chefs, wine seminars, Secondhand Sunset and a home-and-garden stage highlight Sunset's 13th annual weekend fair, dubbed "The West-on-the-Go," on Saturday and Sunday, June 5 and 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Sunset headquarters, 80 Willow Road, Menlo Park. Admission is $16 general, $12 seniors (60+), kids under 12 free, with $1 off if you bike or park at Oracle, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, and take the free shuttle. Information: www.sunset.com/cw.

SUMMER PRUNING ... UC Master Gardeners will offer a free workshop on summer pruning of fruit trees for controlled growth on Saturday, June 5, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Palo Alto Demonstration Garden, 851 Center Drive, Palo Alto. Master Gardeners will be on hand after the presentation to answer questions. Information: Master Gardeners at 408-282-3105, between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday or http://mastergardeners.org.

ICING ON THE CAKE ... The City of Menlo Park is offering a five-session "Cake Decorating" class on Thursdays, June 10 to July 8, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Burgess Recreation Center. Topics include how to level a cake, make icing and create stars — or shells, clowns or roses. Cost is $84 for non-Menlo Park residents, $63 for residents. Information: 650-330-2200 or www.menlopark.org.

HOME ENERGY WORKSHOPS ... The Sierra Club is sponsoring a series of free Green Home Technology workshops, beginning with one on home-energy audits on Wednesday, June 9, at 7 p.m., at the Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Presenter is Recurve of San Francisco. The second workshop, "The Truth About Solar," led by residential solar installer Sungevity of Oakland, will be held Tuesday, July 27. Information: Mark Boslet at 650-366-1882 or http://lomaprieta.sierraclub.org/bmg/.

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