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Showing listings from August 8, 2013 to August 8, 2013 in all categories.
Contemporary Art Tour
This tour focuses on the contemporary art collection in the Friedenrich Family Gallery of the Cantor Arts Center, which features works from the 1950s to the present. The tour takes place the second Saturday of the month at 3 p.m. Free. Call 650-723-3469 or email email@example.com or visit events.stanford.edu/byCategory/15/. Cantor Arts Center, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford
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
Digiquest Camp - Advanced TV Studio
After students have completed their basic TV Studio training at one of Digiquest Camps or nighttime adult classes, they can hone their productions skills at this advanced studio class. One session only. August 5-9, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $450. For more information, call Katherine Saviskas at 650-494-8686 or email firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com or visit www.Umovebetter.com. Little House, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park
KMVT Youth Summer Camps
KMVT Community Television in Mountain View offers studio production and claymation camps for middle school students ages 10-14. Camps are one week long and held every winter break, spring break and summer. June 10-August 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $325. For more information, call Christina at 650-968-1540 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.kmvt15.org/workshops/youth.htmlwww.kmvt. KMVT Community Television, 1400 Terra Bella Ave., Suite M, Mountain View
KMVT Youth Summer Camps
KMVT Community Television in Mountain View offers Studio Production and Claymation camps for middle school students ages 10-14. Camps are 1-week long and held every winter break, spring break and summer. June 10-August 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $325. For more information, call Christina Hagan at 650-968-1540 or email email@example.com or visit www.kmvt15.org/workshops/youth.html. KMVT Community Television, 1400 Terra Bella Ave., Suite M, Mountain View
Kung Fu for Kids & 'Little Dragons'
"Kujiweza Kung Fu for Kids" is a life skills and martial arts training program for children ages 6-11. June 18-August 29, 3:30-4:30 p.m. $225 residents; $259 non-residents. For more information, call Palo Alto Recreation at 650-463-4900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit cityofpaloalto.org/enjoy. Lucie Stern Community Center, 1305 Middlfield Road, Palo Alto
Princess Dance Camp
For ages 6-8. At each themed mini-camp dancers will have a dance class with a professional teacher, do a craft, play games and listen to stories, and have a snack. Aug. 6-8, 1-3 p.m. For more information, call Lesley Ruzon at 650-861-0650 or email email@example.com or visit www.fortheloveofdancemv.com. For the Love of Dance, 2483 Old Middlefield Way Suite B, Mountain View
Portola Valley Farmers' Market
The farmers' market at Portola Valley Town Center will feature organic fruits and vegetables, local grass-fed beef, free range eggs, fair trade coffee, wild and local seafood, local honey, organic olive oil, mushrooms, gluten free baked goods, nut butters, artisan cheeses, chocolates and music. Thursdays, through December 19, 3-7 p.m. Free. For more information, call maggie foard Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.portolavalleyfarmersmarket.com. Portola Valley Farmers' Market, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley
Summer Outdoor Movie Night Series
The city of Mountain View is hosting a series of outdoor movie screenings this summer. Popcorn and light refreshments will be served. All movies begin at 8:30 p.m. or when dark enough outside. Please bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating. The series is co-sponsored by the City of Mountain View Recreation Division and Youth Advisory Committee.
Movie Night schedule:
Friday, July 12 at Cuesta Park - "Madagascar 3"
Friday, July 19 at Sylvan Park - "Antz"
Friday, July 26 at Eagle Park - "Wreck it Ralph"
Friday, August 2 at Stevenson Park - "Shrek"
Friday, August 9 at Whisman Park - "Dr. Suess' The Lorax"
Friday, August 16 at Rengstorff Park - "Hotel Translyvania" Free. For more information, call Kristine Crosby at 650-903-6410 or email email@example.com or visit www.mountainview.gov/city_hall/comm_services/recreation_programs_and_services/community_events/summer_outdoor_movie_night_series.asp.
'Princess Dance Camp'
At each themed mini-camp dancers will have a dance class with a professional teacher, do a craft, play games and listen to stories, as well as a snack.
Also planned: "Ballerina Dance Camp" for kids ages 3-5 (on July 1-3 and July 23-25) and for kids ages 6-8 (on July 1-3 and July 23-25). $85 For more information, call Lesley Ruzon at 6508610650 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.fortheloveofdancemv.com. For the Love of Dance, 2483 Old Middlefield Way Suite B, Mountain View
See the Baylands through the eyes of watercolor artist Earl Junghans, who has been painting the Bay Area's amazing landscapes since the 1960s. The exhibit is on display Mondays and Thursday-Saturday through August 28 from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Free. For more information, call Environmental Volunteers Visit www.evols.org. The EcoCenter, 2560 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto
Los Altos Hills-sponsored art exhibit of paintings by Ry Smith, a designer of high-tech products. Exhibit runs 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
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
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
'Three Little Pigs'
The pig who builds his house from brick doesn’t get eaten by the wolf and lives to tell the tale. But is that the whole truth or just porcine propaganda? That’s the question in this parody of "The Three Little Pigs." Bring a picnic for your family or purchase hot dogs and other dinner items at the show. July 31-August 10, Wednesday-Sunday, 6:30-8 p.m. $12 adults, $10 children. For more information, call Lane Pianta at 650-463-4970 or email Lane.Pianta@CityofPaloAlto.org or visit www.cityofpaloalto.org/gov/depts/csd/theatre/default.asp. Palo Alto Children's Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto
Summer Reading Program
Children, teens 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
Summer Sports Camps
Redwood City sports camps at SportsHouse: lacrosse, soccer, flag football, cheerleading, volleyball and basketball. June 17 through Aug. 16, weekdays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $209/week. For more information, call Mary at 650-362-4100 or email Mary or visit www.sportshouseonline.com. The Sports House, 3151 Edison Way, Redwood City
Movies on the Square - 'The Sandlot'
"The Sandlot" is a comedy about a summer of friendship and adventure during which 9 boys become best friends. August 8, 8:30 p.m. Free. Call 650-780-7311 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.redwoodcity.org/events/movies.html. Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway St., Redwood City
Music@Menlo Koret Young Performers Concert
Artists from Music@Menlo’s Chamber Music Institute Young Performers Program, ages 9 to 18, will perform on three dates throughout the summer. Reserve a free ticket online. July 27, August 3 and 10, Noon. Free. Call 650-331-0202 or email email@example.com or visit www.musicatmenlo.org. The Center for Performing Arts at Menlo-Atherton, 555 Middlefield Road, Atherton
Music@Menlo Prelude Performance
Featuring artists from Music@Menlo’s Chamber Music Institute International Program for advanced and preprofessional artists, ages eighteen to twenty-nine. They will be performing various dates throughout July and August. Visit www.musicatmenlo.org for program details and to reserve your free ticket. 5:30 p.m. Free. Call 650-331-0202 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.musicatmenlo.org. The Center for Performing Arts at Menlo-Atherton, 555 Middlefield Road, Atherton
The Foothill Music Theatre presents the Tony Award-winning musical "Damn Yankees" in which mddle-aged baseball fanatic Joe Boyd trades his soul to the devil for a chance to lead his favorite team to victory in the pennant race against the New York Yankees. Performance times vary. July 26-August 18, $10-$28. Visit www.foothillmusicals.com. . Smithwick Theatre, Foothill College , 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills
The Importance of Being Earnest
Stanford Summer Theater presents Oscar Wilde’s "The Importance of Being Earnest," directed by Lynn Soffer, with Kay Kostopoulos, Marty Pistone, Courtney Walsh, Don Demico, Jessica Waldman David Raymond, Austin Caldwell and Ruth Marks. July 18-August 11, 8-10 p.m. $25, $15 for students and seniors. Call 650-725-5838 or email email@example.com or visit www.stanford.edu/group/summertheater/cgi-bin/sst/tickets. Pigott Theater, Memorial Auditorium, 551 Serra Mall, Stanford
Friendly Shabbat Potluck
Congregation Kol Emeth will hold multiple Friday night services in the backyard of a private home, followed by a kosher potluck dinner. For location addresses, please call the Kol Emeth office. July 5, 19 and 26; August 2 and 9, 6 p.m. Free. For more information, call Congregation Kol Emeth at 650-948-7498 or visit kolemeth.org.
Alateen Support Meeting
Alateen is a community of young people (12-18 years) whose lives have been affected by someone else's drinking. Confidential. Anonymous. Non-professional. Non-Religious. Based on AA's 12 Steps. Thursdays weekly, 7-8 p.m. Call 650-329-8298 or visit alanonmidpeninsula.org. Covenant Presbyterian Church, 670 East Meadow Drive, Room 8, Palo Alto
Music@Menlo Encounter IV: 'The Passion According to Sebastian Bach'
This season of Music@Menlo's final "Encounter" explores the role of spirituality in Bach’s life and art. August 8, 7:30 p.m. $45 full price; $20 under age 30. Call 650-331-0202 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.musicatmenlo.org. Martin Family Hall, Menlo School, 50 Valparaiso Ave., 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
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