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Showing listings from May 28, 2013 to May 28, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com or visit www.foothill.edu/admissions.php. Foothill College, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills
Sanjeev Agrawal presents'Kickstarting Early Careers Through collegefeed'
This TOCS (Talks On Computing Systems)event features speaker Sanjeev Agrawal, the CEO of collegefeed, a social platform that helps college students and young alums kickstart their careers by improving the connection between students, employers, colleges and alumni. May 28, 1:30-2:30 p.m. 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
Summer Vegetable Gardening
Join Master Gardeners to talk about summer vegetables such as tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, beans and squash. There will be time at the end so attendees can talk about their favorite vegetables and varieties and any experiences they'd like to share. May 28, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Free. For more information, call UCCE Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County at 408-282-3105 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit mastergardeners.org/scc.html. Los Altos Library, 13 S. San Antonio Road,, Los Altos
Balanced View Open Meeting
Education in the nature of the mind every Tuesday, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Email email@example.com or visit www.balancedview.org. University Church, 1611 Stanford Ave., Palo Alto
Movie Screening: 'The Anonymous People'
"The Anonymous People" is a feature documentary about the millions of Americans living in long-term recovery, and the emerging public recovery movement that will transform how alcohol and other drug problems are dealt with in communities. Register for free tickets onnline on eventbrite. May 28, 6:30-9:15 p.m. Free (donations accepted). For more information, call DD McFarlane Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit theanonymouspeopleca.eventbrite.com. M-A PAC, 555 Middlefield Road, Atherton
'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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Los Altos Hills town hall, 26379 Fremont Road , Los Altos Hills
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
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
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