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Publication Date: Friday, November 19, 2004

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GOT GOOD STUFF? . . . The Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University is soliciting donations for its Treasure Market 2005, which will be held April 29-May 1. Donations of antiques, china, collectible books, crystal, silver, linens, furs, jewelry and fine art can be dropped off at the warehouse at 164 Jefferson Dr., Suite 3, Menlo Park, every Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Donate by Dec. 4 and you're eligible for a drawing to win a ticket for Opening Night festivities. The warehouse will also be open Saturday, Dec. 4, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Contributions benefit the Cantor Arts Center acquisition fund. For information, call (650) 326-4533 or visit www.stanford.edu/dept/ccva/tm2005.html.

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSSARY . . . The Almost Eden Garden Project, located at 701 East Meadow Drive, Palo Alto (behind the Baptist Church), is looking for volunteers tomorrow from 9 a.m. to noon. Regular, weekday volunteers are also needed for the organic garden that grows food for homeless and low-income families. For information, call Pamela Chesavage at (650) 504-1811 or visit www.almosteden.org.

WORTH THE TREK . . . Local artists Joy Imai and Inja Vitero of Palo Alto, Dotty Calabrese of Mountain View, and Emily Cohen of Menlo Park, are among the 300 women artists participating in "Celebration of Craftswomen" Nov. 20-21 and 27-28, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Fort Mason in San Francisco. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for seniors, and free for children under 12; $12 for 2-day pass; parking is free at Marina Middle School on Bay Street between Buchanan and Webster. For information, call (415) 383-3470 or visit www.teamproevent.com.

LEARN ABOUT TREES . . . Certified arborist Kevin Raftery will be training future project leaders for Canopy: Trees for Palo Alto tomorrow from 3 to 5 p.m. at 3921 E. Bayshore Road, Palo Alto. Volunteers, who will learn the correct way to plant trees and how to maintain them, are expected to work at three tree planting or Fungus Fighters events during the next year. For information, call (650) 964-6110 or e-mail info@canopy.org.

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