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Thursday, January 14, 2021

'Where do we go from here?' Festival explores Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy

To mark the national holiday celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth, the Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University is hosting an online documentary film festival and webinar.

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Palo Alto Art Center seeks butterflies for upcoming installation

Calling all origami artists: The Palo Alto Art Center is seeking community contributions for an upcoming exhibition titled "The Butterfly Effect: Migration is Beautiful."

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

The state in stitches: Fiber artists explore a California theme

The Menlo Park Library is presenting its first virtual fine arts exhibition: "Stitching California: Fiber Artists Interpret the State's People, Life and Land," available online through Feb. 15.

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Thursday, January 7, 2021

'Chalk Granny' delights neighbors with her colorful COVID creations

Bored during lockdown in March, Mary Kay Mitchell pulled out a box of Crayola chalk and drew a heart and a rainbow on her driveway, writing: "When this is all over what will you remember?" Her whimsical pursuit is now a side career.

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'Chalk Granny' delights neighbors with her colorful COVID creations

Bored during lockdown in March, Mary Kay Mitchell pulled out a box of Crayola chalk and drew a heart and a rainbow on her driveway, writing: "When this is all over what will you remember?" Her whimsical pursuit is now a side career.

Thursday, 12:03 PM | No comments yet

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Virtual program dives into king tides

King tides have returned to the Palo Alto Baylands and the Environmental Volunteers are hosting an online program Jan. 9 for all ages to learn more about these higher-than-normal tides and what they bring to the Baylands.

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Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Famous puppets to bring cheer to library (virtually, of course)

A virtual visit from some tap-dancing bullfrogs, Mama and Papa Goat and dozens of other charming puppets from the long-running Bob Baker Marionette Theater may be just the cure for the January blahs.

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Qualia Gallery gives Palo Alto a new platform for art

The number of art galleries in downtown Palo Alto continues to grow, in spite of the pandemic, with the recent opening of Qualia, a commercial venue located at 328 University Ave.

Tuesday, 4:59 PM | 1 comment

Sunday, January 3, 2021

Trees of gratitude: Community art project brings together colorful face masks, heartfelt messages

Like prayer flags, more than 50 colorful face masks alongside messages of gratitude and hope have brought new life to two trees in the Old Palo Alto neighborhood.

Sunday, 9:41 PM | 7 comments

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