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WALK BACK IN TIME ... Palo Alto-Stanford Heritage (PAST) will host a historic walking tour Saturday, June 18, at 10 a.m. The tour will focus on Homer Avenue and those interested should meet at the Women's Club of Palo Alto, 475 Homer Ave. in Palo Alto. The tour will be led by Steve Emslie. For more information go to

ATTRACT BEES ... Santa Clara County Master Gardeners ( will hold a class on "Attracting Pollinators to your Garden Year Round" on Wednesday, June 29, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Los Altos Public Library, 13 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos. The event is free.

TREE LANDSCAPE AND ARCHITECTURE ... Canopy will host a tree walk on Saturday, July 9, from 10 a.m. to noon starting at the Children's Library on Harriet Street between Hopkins and Parkinson avenues. Architect and arborist Daniel Garber will lead the walk around the Lucie Stern Community Center and surrounding neighborhood. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about a host of tree species, including the London Plane Tree, Eastern Redbud, Flowering Dogwood, Australian Willow and many more.

SUCCULENT WORKSHOP ... Join the Master Gardeners of San Mateo County on Wednesday, June 29 , at Little House and learn about the world of succulents. These plants are drought resistant, come in vibrant colors and need little maintenance. The Master Gardeners will show you how to plant, maintain and display these unique plants. The free event will be held at 1 p.m. at Little House, The Roslyn G. Morris Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park. For more information, call 650-326-2025.

EATING THE FOREST ... A tree walk focused on the "Edible Urban Forest" sponsored by Canopy will be held Saturday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m. to noon starting at Johnson Park on Hawthorne Street. A professional arborist will lead the edible tree walk from Johnson Park to Gamble Garden on Waverley Street. Participants will have the opportunity to see a great variety of trees while learning about the delicious fruits they provide. Go to for more information.


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