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RECOVER FOR/FROM THE HOLIDAYS ... The basic techniques of upholstering will be taught by Ann Laveroni and Kathleen Koenig in a choice of two, 10-week classes through Palo Alto Adult School. Section A is from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Jan. 8 to March 12; Section B is 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Jan. 10 to March 14. Both are held in the Palo Alto High School Upholstering Room 904, 50 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto. Cost is $205 per course. New students are asked to call the adult school before the first class. Information: 650-329-3752 or www.paadultschool.org

WINTER GARDENING ... Sheri Bohan, a professional gardener for 30 years, will offer a 10-week course, "Gardening in Winter," from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays, Jan. 9 to March 13, at Cubberley A-2, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Focus will be on preventing and controlling garden diseases and pests, irrigation, mulching, pruning and planting edibles in a landscape or garden. Cost is $55, plus a $5 materials fee payable to the instructor at the first class. Information: 650-329-3752 or www.paadultschool.org

PIECE OF CAKE ... Christine Hopkins will teach "Cake Decorating - Level 1" from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Mondays, Jan. 7 to Feb. 4, at the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center, 700 Alma St., Menlo Park. Topics cover the basics, including leveling a cake, making icing and creating roses, stars, shells, leaves and more. Fee is $85 for non-Menlo Park residents, $64 for residents. Information: Noreen Bickel, Menlo Park Recreation Department, at 650-330-2209

FREE FABRIC ... The next FabMo free fabric distribution event is Thursday, Jan. 10, from 4 to 6 p.m., Friday, Jan. 11, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 12, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Appointments are required, to help manage the crowds (Email gather.fabrix@me.com with preferred date and time), but some drop-in hours are included. The distribution, with a requested donation, takes place at 2423 Old Middlefield Way, Mountain View. Volunteer greeters and sorters are also needed. Information: www.fabmo.org


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