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Showing listings from May 21, 2013 to May 21, 2013 in all categories.
'Rooms and Blooms'
Gallery 9 features acrylic paintings by Bay Area artist, Jan Meyer. “Rooms and Blooms” is on display through June 2 and features interior room scenes painted with bold colors and graphic patterns. A reception for the artist will be held Friday, May 3, 5-7 p.m. March 30-June 2, Tuesday-Saturday, 11-5 p.m.; Sundays, noon-4 p.m. Free. Call 650-941-7969 or visit www.gallery9losaltos.com. Gallery 9, 143 Main St., Los Altos
Color and Line Exhibition
New Coast Studios presents "Color and Line," an exhibition featuring 20 artists exploring hue and saturation and the rhythm of form and line, across a variety of themes and media. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, May 16 from 6-8 p.m. May 17-29, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. For more information, call Shira Adriance at 650-485-2121 or email email@example.com or visit www.newcoaststudios.com. New Coast Studios, 935 Industrial Ave., Palo Alto
Misako Kambe’s 'Carving Magic'
The Portola Art Gallery presents “Carving Magic,” carved ceramic creations by Misako Kambe of Menlo Park. A reception for the artist will be held on Saturday, May 4, from 1-4 p.m. May 1-31, every day except Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. For more information, call Misako Kambe at 650-321-0220 or visit www.portolaartgallery.com. Allied Arts Guild, Portola Art Gallery, 75 Arbor Road, Menlo Park
New Work by Barbara Heinrich
De Novo Fine Contemporary Jewelry will present a show of new work by jewelry artist Barbara Heinrich from New York. Meet Barbara Heinrich in person during her artist appearance Thursday, May 2, 2-6 p.m. and Friday, May 3, 10-6 p.m. The show will run from April 27 through May 22, Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. For more information, call Cherry LeBrun at 650-327-1256 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.denovo.com. De Novo Fine Contemporary Jewelry, 250 University Ave., Palo Alto
'ADHD: To Medicate or Not'
The Children's Health Council offers a class on understanding current ADHD treatment practices, with
Glen R. Elliott, PhD, MD, chief psychiatrist and medical director, CHC. Register online. May 21, 6:30-8 p.m. Free. For more information, call Taylor Fleeson Zisman at 650-617-3812 or email email@example.com or visit www.chconline.org/. Children's Health Council, 650 Clark Way, Palo Alto
Students will learn about color theory, value concept, composition, modern-art history, technique and limited-palette method. Still-life and landscape possibilities with loose brush strokes and acrylic colors. No class May 21. Tuesdays, April 16-June 11, 1-3:30 p.m. $90 ($80 members). For more information, call Judith Webb at 650-289-5436 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit avenidas.org. Avenidas, 450 Bryant St., Palo Alto
'Magic of the Lens' - Digital Photography Workshop
The Mid Peninsula Media Center presents "Magic of the Lens," a digital photography workshop where students will learn to shoot like the pros and edit their images using Lightroom. Then students will learn to present their images to others by using consumer or professional printing services, framing and matting. Field shoot included. Software and computer lab provided, but participants should bring their own camera. May 7-28, Tuesdays, 7-10 p.m. $145. For more information, call Becky Sanders at 650-494-8686 or email email@example.com or visit midpenmedia.org. Media Center, 900 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto
Comprehensive Digital Photography
The Mid Peninsula Media Center is offering a weekly comprehensive digital photography class, in which students will learn how to use digital cameras and edit their images using Lightroom. Students will then learn to present their images to others by using consumer or professional printing services. Every Tuesday for four weeks, starting May 7, with one Saturday field shoot from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 7 - 10 p.m. $145. For more information, call Becky Sanders at 650-494-8686 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.midpenmedia.org. Midpen Media Center, 900 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto
Little House is offering feldenkrais classes to improve balance, flexibility and brain function. Exercises are on the floor, so students should bring a towel or mat to lie on. Fridays, year-round. 11 a.m.-noon. $45 ($40 members). For more information, call Deborah at 650-679-8113 or email email@example.com or visit www.Umovebetter.com. Little House, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park
Foothill College Summer Session Registration
This year, Foothill College offers two summer sessions that run six weeks: June-Start (Early Summer) Session runs June 10-July 21 and July-Start Summer Session runs July 1-Aug. 11. Choose from a variety of traditional and online class options. Class schedule at www.foothill.edu. Registration is May 13-June 30. California residents pay $31 per unit plus basic fees for Foothill classes; fees are due at the time Call 650-949-7325 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.foothill.edu/admissions.php. Foothill College, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills
TOCS: 'Filling in the H in CHI'
The May 21 "TOCS' (Talks on Computing Systems), titled "Filling in the H in CHI," features speaker Terry Winograd. He will talk about the field of human-computer interaction. May 21, 1:30 Free. For more information, call Mayrasol Alvarez at 650-335-2886 or email TOCS@sv.cmu.edu or visit www.cmu.edu/silicon-valley/news-events/seminars/index.html. Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley, NASA Research Park, Bldg. 23, Room #118, Mountain View
Yoga Night: 'Kundalini for Compassion'
Kundalini yoga uses simple movements aimed at strengthening the nervous system, connecting with the breath and promoting relaxation. One Heart Yoga at Little House hosts a spring series on compassion with yoga teachers from the entire Bay Area. April 16 through May 21, Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m. Donation $10-20 recommended. For more information, call Amar Email email@example.com or visit www.oneheartyoga.com/schedule.html. One Heart Yoga at Little House, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park
Balanced View Open Meeting
Education in the nature of the mind every Tuesday, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.balancedview.org. University Church, 1611 Stanford Ave., Palo Alto
Peninsula Volunteers Decorator Show House 2013
Woodside estate The Horse Park, with 20 rooms styled by premier designers. Free parking & shuttle and "Meet the Designer" evenings. May 4-24, Tuesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $35. For more information, call Bart Charlow at 650-381-9933 or email email@example.com or visit www.penvol.org/. The Horse Park, 3674 Sand Hill Road, Woodside
'A Place of Magic'
An exhibit of Baylands nature photography by Salvatore Ventura. Proceeds from the works for sale benefit local nature education. Through June 1. Free. For more information, call Environmental Volunteers at 650-493-8000, ext. 340 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.evols.org/index.php?page=photography-exhibit---salvatore-ventura. The EcoCenter, 2560 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto
'Harmony 2013: A Fine-Art Photography Exhibit'
The Peking Duck Restaurant hosts this exhibit featuring photographs by Kim Dang, Charles Dilisio, Charles Mujie and Roger Spinti. The exhibit shows through June 6, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Free. Peking Duck Restaurant, 151 S. California Ave., Palo Alto
'Watergate Villains and Heroes'
Local artist Myrrh's portraits of the Watergate defendants, and the senators questioning them, are on display at the Midpeninsula Community Media Center. She drew them in pencil, crayon and oil pastels while watching the hearings on her TV in 1973. Through June 27, open weekdays 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and by appointment on weekday evenings. Free. Call 650-494-8686 or visit www.myrrh-art.com. Media Center, 900 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto
Los Altos Hills-sponsored art exhibit of paintings by Ry Smith, a designer of high-tech products. Reception March 31, 2-5 p.m. Exhibit up through Aug. 28. Free. For more information, call Karen Druker at 650-941-8073 or email email@example.com. Los Altos Hills town hall, 26379 Fremont Road , Los Altos Hills
Stanford Art Spaces - Stanford University
Mixed media by Nicole M. Lomangino, paintings by Michelle Sakhai and paintings by Yu Chun-Hui are on exhibit at the Paul G. Allen (C.I.S.) Art Spaces Gallery. Reception: April 5, 5-7 p.m., at the Paul G. Allen reception area. March 29-May 23, weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. For more information, call Marilyn Grossman at 650-725-3622 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit cis.stanford.edu~marigros. Stanford Art Spaces, 420 Via Palou, Stanford
Baby Bounce and Rhyme Time
"Baby Bounce and Rhyme" combines singing, dancing, reading, and playing. This program is specifically for babies ages 0-18 months (although older children are welcome too). May 7-December 17, 11:15-11:45 a.m. Free. For more information, call Atherton Library at 650-328-2422 or email email@example.com or visit www.smcl.org. Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton
SCRA Swim School Spring Kick-Off
Spring classes at SCRA Swim School for beginning, intermediate and advanced swimmers. April 1-May 30, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $65-85. For more information, call Laura at 650-723-8135 or email Mitchell or visit www.scraswimming.com. Stanford Campus Recreation Association, 875 Bowdoin St., Stanford
The Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) Program will be hosting its first Elder Summit at El Camino Hospital. The Elder Summit aims to empower both clinicians and community members to improve the well-being of seniors. Registration required. Call to register. May 21, 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free. Call 800-216-5556 or visit www.elcaminohospital.org. El Camino Hospital Conference Rooms A, B, E, F, & G, 2500 Grant Road, Mountain View
Johnny Williams & No Corkage Tuesdays
Morocco's Restaurant hosts Johnny Williams for two evenings of live jazz and blues. All songs performed are original work. The nights also feature "no corkage Tuesdays," with corkage fee waived. May 21 and 28, 5-9:30 p.m. Free. For more information, call Sham Essadki at 650-968-1502 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.moroccosrestaurant.com. Morocco's Restaurant, 873 Castro St., Mountain View
How much sugar is in your drink and why does it matter? Khanh Ngo from the Second Harvest Food Bank will discuss the importance of watching what's in drinks. Incentives and prizes included. May 21, 10-11 a.m. Free. For more information, call Mountain View Senior Center at 650-903-6330 or email email@example.com. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View
MVHS Annual Art Show
Mountain View High School's annual Student Art Show will feature photography, drawing, painting and sculpture pieces on display in the library. May 6-24, Monday through Friday,
7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. For more information, call Lori Nock at 650-940-4600 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.mvla.net/mvhs/Pages/default.aspx. Mountain View High School, 3535 Truman Ave., Mountain View
A Look at Interfaith Conflict
This talk will explore questions such as, "How do we explain how religions cause human conflicts?" and "How are the underlying sources of conflicts manifested in today's world?" May 21, 6-7:30 p.m. $9. Visit www.penvol.org/littlehouse/. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park
Meg Donohue at Books Inc.
The Palo Alto Library and Books Inc celebrate author Meg Donohue's release of her second novel, "All the Summer Girls," a story of three friends who are reunited. May 21, 7 p.m. Free. For more information, call Books Inc. Visit www.booksinc.net/event/2013/05/15/month/all/all/1. Books Inc., 74 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto
Lytton Gardens Senior Communities
Volunteer opportunities with seniors include friendly visits, pet visits, activities assistant, dining room host, staff assistance, more-than-a-meal program, spiritual support, leading a class, and music performance. Flexible schedule. Sept. 26, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information, call Bethany Dinh at 650-617-7355 or email email@example.com or visit www.lyttongardens.org. Lytton Gardens Senior Communities, 437 Webster St., Palo Alto
Menlo Park 'Project Read' Tutor Training
Project Read's spring tutor-training registration begins Tuesday, May 7, and will be held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St. Training continues Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The final meeting is June 12, 6-8 p.m. Free. For more information, call Roberta Roth at 650-330-2545 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit projectreadmenlopark.org. Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park