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FALL CLASSES ... Registration is now open for fall quarter at the Palo Alto Adult School. Fall classes include "Floral Design With Ikebana" (Tuesdays, Sept. 9-Nov. 18, 12:30-4 p.m., Thanh Kosen Nguyen, $90, Greendell P-2); "Upholstery: Basic Techniques" (Section A: Tuesdays, Sept. 9-Nov. 18, Section B: Thursdays, Sept. 11-Nov. 13, each 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Ann Laveroni and Kathleen Koenig, $215, Paly upholstering room 904); "Gardening in Fall" (Wednesdays, Sept. 10-Nov. 19, 10 a.m. to noon, Sherri Bohan, $65, Cubberley A-2); "Sewing Basics" (Wednesdays, Sept. 10-Nov. 12, 7-10 p.m., DeAnne Appleton, $90, JLS Middle School, sewing room 140); "Fall in the Vegetable Garden" (Mondays, Sept. 15 and Oct. 13, 7-9 p.m., Candace Simpson, $40, Palo Alto High School, Room 1701); and "Managing Your Remodeling Project Like a Pro" (Tuesdays, Sept. 16-Oct. 14, 6:30-9 p.m., Mollyanne Sherman, $91, Paly Room 1706). Information: 650-329-3752 or paadultschool.org

FABULOUS FUSCHSIAS ... The Garden Club of Los Altos will welcome Dee Gardner and Al Sydnor to talk about (and sell some after the program) "Fantastic, fabulous and flamboyant Fuschsias" at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 26. The group meets at the Los Altos Lutheran Church, 460 S. El Monte Ave., Los Altos. Guests pay $5. Information: gardencluboflosaltos.org

TASTY VEGGIES ... UC Master Gardeners will offer a free talk on "Tasty Bulb and Stem Vegetables" from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at the Los Altos Library, 13 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos. The talk will include tips (and recipes) for cultivating asparagus, celery, bulbing fennel, celeriac and members of the onion family. Information: Master Gardeners at 408-282-3105, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, or mastergardeners.org

EVERYDAY CHEESE ... K. Ruby Blume — educator, gardener, beekeeper, artist and author of "Everyday Cheesemaking: How to Succeed Making Dairy & Nut Cheese at Home" — will talk about "Everyday Cheese" at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28, at the Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View. She will emphasize farmstead cheeses that require little specialty equipment. Samples will be provided. Registration is suggested. Information: 650-526-7020 or emily.weak@mountainview.gov

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