Palo Alto Weekly

Real Estate - August 17, 2012

Home Front for Aug. 17:

FABMO WORKSHOPS ... Arlene Magarian will offer a workshop on "Braided Rug & Basket Making" from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18. Focus is on using recycled materials to make a rug, seat mat, pet bed, meditation/dance mat and more. Cost is $40. Luanne Seymour's workshop, "Small Zipper Bags," will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25. Bags can be used for everything from holding cosmetics to iPods. Cost is $45. Both workshops are held at FabMo's workshop center at 2423 Old Middlefield Way, Suite F, Mountain View. Information: www.fabmo.org

WATERWISE GARDENING ... UC Master Gardener Deva Luna will offer a free, hands-on workshop to demonstrate the "Fundamentals of Waterwise Gardening" from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Mountain View Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View. Participants should bring a pot (no bigger than 14 inches by 12 inches). Information (and required registration): 650-349-3000 or email landscape@bawsca.org

GROWING VEGGIES ... UC Master Gardeners will offer a free talk on "Growing Vegetables in Fall and Winter" from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the Los Altos Library, 13 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos. The talk will deal with starting plants and seeds, as well as transplanting. Information: Master Gardeners at 408-282-3105, between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday or http://mastergardeners.org or Palo Alto Gardening Hotline: 650-329-1356, ext. 205

WHAT'S COOKING? ... Hands-on cooking classes at Sur La Table, #57 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto, include: "4 Grill Recipes Every Cook Should Know" (Will VanBrackle, Friday, Aug. 17, 6:30 p.m., $69); "Amazing Cake Pops" (Kim Henderson, Saturday, Aug. 18, 11 a.m., $69); "Date Night: Italian Summer in Venice" (Saul Flores, Saturday, Aug. 18, 5 p.m., $79); "Berry Delicious Cupcakes" (Kim Henderson, Sunday, Aug. 19, 11 a.m., $69); "Late Summer Canning & Preserving Workshop" (Saul Flores, Sunday, Aug. 19, 3 p.m., $69); "Coastal Delights of Spain" (Michelle Marquez-Cino, Monday, Aug. 20, 6:30 p.m., $69); "Grilling Great Seafood" (Jodi Krefetz, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 6:30 p.m., $79); "Easy Fresh Pasta Dinners" (Will VanBrackle, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 6:30 p.m., $69); "Tim Love's Urban Western Steakhouse" (Will VanBrackle, Thursday, Aug. 23, 6:30 p.m., $85); and "Date Night: Late Summer Supper" (Terrina Wong, Friday, Aug. 24, 6:30 p.m., $79). Information: 650-289-0438 or email Cooking073@surlatable.com

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