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Showing listings from June 4, 2013 to June 4, 2013 in all categories.
'Felines & Florals'
Jane W. Ferguson presents a collection of works in watermedia on paper and canvas. She will also showcase some of her newly designed "TOTE-ally-ART." Meet Ferguson at an evening reception on Friday, June 21, 5-7 p.m., at the gallery. Viewpoints Gallery closes at 3 p.m. on Sundays. June 3-30, Free. Call 650-941-5789 or visit www.viewpointsgallery. Viewpoints Gallery, 315 State St., Los Altos
Gallery House 3D Exhibit
Gallery House hosts a 3-dimensional works show that includes pottery, sculptures, found objects and wall pieces. Exhibit runs from June 4 to June 29 with a reception on June 7, 6-8 p.m. Closed Mondays; open Tuesday-Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Thursday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. For more information, call Gallery Staffer at 650-326-1668 or visit galleryhouse2.com. Gallery House, 320 S. California Ave., 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 email@example.com or visit avenidas.org. Avenidas, 450 Bryant St., Palo Alto
Abilities United After School Socialization Summer Camp
Abilities United After School Socialization Program teaches children ages 5-22 social, communication, problem-solving, negotiation, emotional regulation and identification, and play skills through cooperative noncompetitive games and activities. Monday-Friday, June 3-August 30, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call Misty Acristo at 650-618-3351 or email misty@AbilitiesUnited.org or visit www.abilitiesunited.org/page.aspx?pid=295. Abiliities United, 3864 Middlefield 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
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
Customer-Centric Commerce: Real World Stories for Increasing Software Sales
Join Avangate for a networking lunch event, where the organization regularly invites speakers and industry leaders to discuss best practices and how to grow their global software sales. June 4,
11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Free with accepted registration. For more information, call Ariadna Martinescu Email email@example.com or visit www.avangate.com/lp/event-saas-palo-alto-2013.html. Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 180 El Camino Real, Suite G2 , Palo Alto
Lecture: 'New Energy for a New Era'
This is the last lecture from Acterra's "Beyond Fossil Fuels" series. Professor Dan Kammen will outline current and projected energy needs, identify promising new technologies, and map out how to shift away from carbon-based sources. Call or go online to RSVP. June 4, 7:30-9 p.m. Free. For more information, call Laura at 650-962-9876 ext. 346 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit acterra.org/lectures. Fenwick & West LLP, 801 California St. , Mountain View
'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
This installation of Stanford Art Spaces features paintings by Bryan Ida and Warren Hedgpeth, plus fiber constructions by Aryana B. Londir. A reception will be held at the Paul G. Allen reception area on July 12 from 5-7 p.m. May 31-August 8, 9 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
'Toddler Dance Party'
Children’s musician Charity Kahn leads an interactive program of music and movement. June 4, 10:30-11:15 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.smcl.org. Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton
Summer Reading Program
Children, tTeens and adults can participate in the Summer Reading Program at the Atherton Library. The theme is "Reading is Soooo Delicious!" Read and participate in raffle drawings. The program is during library hours. June 1-August 23, 10 a.m.-5 p.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
TheatreWorks Education introduces TW PlayMakers, spring break (K-5) and summer (K-8) camps with theater games and activities. June 3-14, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. $275 per child. Call 650-463-7146 or visit www.theatreworks.org/learn/youth/camps. Jordan Middle School , 750 North California Ave., Palo Alto
Summer Fitness in the Park
Steven Rice Fitness begins an new Palo Alto outdoor exercise class in June. Get out of the gym and get fit while enjoying the summer weather. The once-per-week class is similar to a boot camp, but with less running, more strength building and better exercise form. Tuesdays, June 4-August 6, 5-6 p.m. $180. For more information, call Steven Rice Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.StevenRiceFitness.com. Mitchell Park, 600 East Meadow Drive, Palo Alto
2013 Djerassi Program ART: SKY Sculpture Hikes Sign-up
The Djerassi Program offers public access through three types of guided tours: Six director’s tours ($50 per person) led by Executive Director Margot H. Knight; 12 two-mile tours (free of charge) led by program staff and volunteers; and a limited number of private tours. Advance reservations are required. June 4, 9 a.m. For more information, call Djerassi Program at 650-747-1250 or email email@example.com or visit www.djerassi.org/tourinfo.html. Djerassi Program SMIP Ranch, 2325 Bear Gulch Road, Woodside
PAMF Sleep Support Group
Patty McLucas,a wellness advisor and mindfulness-based stress reduction coach, will speak on "How Mindfulness Practices Can Help Regulate Your Sleep and Your Life." She will draw on her work as a meditation/MBSR teacher for Stanford's Health Improvement Program, a nutrition coach and personal trainer. June 4, 7-8:15 p.m. Free. For more information, call Yvonne at 650-934-7373 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit pamf.org/healtheducation/supportgroups/. Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Mountain View, 701 E. El Camino Real, Third Floor, Conference Rooms A,B, Mountain View
Temple Grandin, author of 'The Autistic Brain'
The Oshman Family JCC hosts Temple Grandin, who will share her own experiences and discuss how we can better understand and diagnose autism. From advances in neuroimaging to new genetic research, find out what treatments might soon be available. June 4, 7-8 p.m. $12-$40. For more information, call Georgette Gehue at 408-280-5530 or email email@example.com or visit www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2013-06-04/temple-grandin. Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com or visit projectreadmenlopark.org. Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park