Home FrontSAVE WATER ... The City of Palo Alto is sponsoring a workshop on "Irrigation Design and Maintenance" on Saturday, March 27, from 9 a.m. to noon at Cubberley Community Center, Room H-6, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. The free workshop, part of the series on "Saving Water in Your Landscape," will be taught by Lori Palmquist. Information: Visit www.cityofpaloalto.org/utilities or call 650-329-2241 to register.
DO TRY THIS AT HOME ... Interior designer and Palo Alto Weekly columnist Kit Davey will teach a class on "Interior Design for Beginners" on Saturday, March 27, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at DeAnza College, Room G-5, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino. In addition to developing a home-decorating recipe for expressing personal style, participants will learn about color schemes, furniture arrangement, selecting an area rug, lighting techniques, selecting wall color and wallpaper. Cost is $65, plus a $7 materials fee payable in class and $2 in cash for parking. Information: Call 408-864-8817 or visit www.communityeducation.fhda.edu.
NEED TO SHRED? ... Palo Alto residents can bring up to five bankers' boxes filled with confidential documents to shred at the Sunnyvale Materials Recovery and Transfer (SMaRT) Station, 301 Carl Road, Sunnyvale, on Saturday, March 27, from 8 to 11 a.m. Documents must be removed from binders, but staples, paper clips, spiral notebooks and rubber bands are OK. Proof of residency is required.