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Showing listings from July 6, 2013 to July 6, 2013 in all categories.
Used Book Sale to Benefit PA Libraries
Friends of the Palo Alto Library is holding monthly sales of used books, CDs, and DVDs. Sale hours: Saturday, Main Sale room is open 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Children’s and Bargain rooms open 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday, all rooms are open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 8-9 and July 13-14, Free. For more information, call Friends of the Palo Alto Library at 650-213-8755 or email email@example.com or visit www.friendspaloaltolib.org. Cubberley Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto
'Less-Toxic Pest Control'
Master Gardeners helps attendees diagnose plant problems and suggest environmentally sound methods for managing diseases and pests. Students should bring fresh and large samples of insects or plant problems (a small branch rather than a leaf). Photos of the affected plant in the garden setting are also helpful. July 6, 10-11 a.m. For more information, call Wendy Hediger at 650-496-5910 or email Wendy.Hediger@CityofPaloAlto.org or visit www.cityofpaloalto.org/gov/depts/pwd/zerowaste/resources/giveaways.asp#IPM. Master Gardener's Demonstration Garden at Eleanor Pardee Park, 851 Center Drive, Palo Alto
'What’s Wrong with My Plant?'
A team of Master Gardeners at this plant clinic will help attendees figure out what is affecting their plants, and suggest environmentally sound methods for managing diseases and pests. Bring samples of insects or plant problems for diagnosis. Photos of the affected plant in the garden setting are also helpful. July 6, 10-11 a.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. Master Gardener Palo Alto Demonstration Garden, 851 Center Drive, Palo Alto
Digiquest Camps - TV Studio Production
Campers learn all the crew positions and produce a TV show in the camp studio. Limited to 12 people. Ages 10-14. Four weekly sessions, Monday-Friday, June 17 through July 19, 9:30-3:30 a.m. $450 per week. For more information, call Katherine Saviskas at 650-494-8686 or email email@example.com or visit midpenmedia.org/digiquest. 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
'Neighbors Helping Neighbors' Food-Collection Events
First Saturday of the month, March to August: 3/02, 4/06, 5/04, 6/01, 7/06 and 8/03. Participants should bring fresh, canned and packaged foods between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Foods dropped off benefit households and food closets. One-hour volunteer shifts available. Free. For more information, call Food Drop Off Site Mgr. at 650-283-9910 or email email@example.com. Midtown Center, 2700 Midtown Court, Palo Alto
Midtown Zero Waste Block Leader Events
Attendees can come on the first Saturday of each month (March to November). The ZeroWasteIsPossible Team will be on hand for Q&A. There will be give-aways, treats and beverages, and a new special guest and topic each month. Attendees can share their best recycling tips, get info and learn. 9 a.m.-noon Free. For more information, call ZWBL at 650-283-9910 or email MidtownCourt.Neighbors@gmail.com. Midtown Center, 2700 Midtown Court, Palo Alto
'From Fiber to Fabric: A History of American Textile Production'
Exhibit on the history of textile production in the United States from the homespun of colonial times through mass production in the industrial age. Artifacts and textiles illustrate the story of wool, linen and cotton from cultivation to finished cloth. Open through Aug. 18, Fri.-Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. For more information, call Laurie Hassett at 650-321-1004 or email Admin@moah.org or visit www.moah.org. Museum of American Heritage, 351 Homer Ave., 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
Sculpture from the Fisher Collection
This exhibit features pieces by John Chamberlain, Sol LeWitt Claes Oldenburg and Martin Puryear, together with Carl Andre's Copper-Zinc Plain, a floor piece composed of 36 tiles; and John Chamberlain's Bijou, a large early work made of crushed automobiles and paint. Wed.-Sun.; Feb. 29-Oct. 13, 2013; open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (Thursday until 8 p.m.). Visit museum.stanford.edu. Cantor Arts Center, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford
Picture Book Story Time
Story Time at Linden Tree, every Friday and Saturday from 11-11:30 a.m., is ideal for preschoolers, kindergartners or any children ages three to six. Titles are selected from both classic favorites and new books. See website for weekly themes. May 3-July 6, Free. For more information, call Dee at 650-949-3390 or email email@example.com or visit www.lindentreebooks.com. Linden Tree Books, 265 State St., Los Altos
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.smcl.org. Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton
Menlo Park Library Teen Summer Reading
Menlo Park Library’s 2013 Teen Summer Reading Program (ages 12-18) runs June 10-August 16. Register online or come into the library. Read books, write reviews and enter weekly raffles for awesome prizes. The library will also kick off summer with a barbecue on June 21 at noon at Burgess Park. Free. For more information, call Michelle Burnham at 650-330-2530 or email email@example.com or visit www.menloparklibrary.org/teen.html. Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park
'Neighbors Helping Neighbors' Food Collection Events
Monthly food collection, March-Aug. Shifts are 30 minutes to an hour on the first Saturday of the month between 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants gather one day per month to sort, bag and pass out grocery bags. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, call MidtownCourt.Neighbors & Friends at 650-283-9910 or email MidtownCourt.Neighbors@gmail.com. Midtown Center, 2700 Midtown Court, Palo Alto
'Neighbors Helping Neighbors' Food Collection Events
Participants can join a team of food sorters, baggers and drivers once per month, Mar-Aug. On the first Saturday of the month the team will gather in Midtown Center parking lot next to Wells Fargo ATM for one hour shifts between 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, call Mo.Food Drop Off Site Mgr. at 650-283-9910 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Midtown Center, 2700 Midtown Court, 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