HOLIDAY FUNDRAISERS ... The Cubberley Tenth Annual Holiday Open Studios raises money for the Palo Alto Art Center Renovation through the sale of artworks and gifts. Art viewing, holiday gift shopping and raffle and refreshments on Nov. 21 from 1 to 5 p.m., Cubberley Community Center, E, F and U wings, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. On Dec. 4, Deborah's Palm, a non-profit organization providing holistic wellness and support for women in times of crisis, need or daily-life challenges, will host a holiday bazaar from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 555 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto. www.deborahspalm.org.
GREER PARK GRAND OPENING ... A grand-opening celebration for the newly landscaped Greer Park Phase IV and children's playground will take place Dec. 11 at 1 p.m. Dignitaries will include City Manager James Keene and Mayor Pat Burt. The event is open to the public.
EAST MEADOW CONCEPTS ... The Draft preferred concept plan for the East Meadow Circle/E. Bayshore Area Concept Plan will be discussed by the Planning and Transportation Commission on Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. at Palo Alto City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. The plan will include land use designations and key transportation improvements and policy direction, as modified from those previously outlined for the commission and at community workshops. The plan will be finalized and presented to the Palo Alto City Council in early 2011.
WINTER STROLLS ... Looking for something to do on a crisp day or in the unseasonably beautiful winter weather? Canopy Tree Walks take place the second Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. to noon, rain or shine. The free walks are a good way to meet new neighbors and get to know one's neighborhood or explore another. Next walk: Dec. 11, South of Forest. www.canopy.org.