DOCUMENTARY ABOUT TOXINS ... "Stink!" a 2015 documentary exploring why toxins are legally hidden in some American consumer products, will be shown Monday, July 8, at 3 p.m. at the Channing House Auditorium, 850 Webster St., Palo Alto. The 91-minute film, directed by Jon J. Whelan and produced by Whelan and Krista Saponara, is part of the United Nations Association Film Festival. Free and open to the public.
LINE DANCING... Beginners are welcome and no partner is needed for a class on line dancing, offered most Tuesdays from July 9 to Sept. 10, 1-2:30 p.m. at Avenidas@Cubberley, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Line dancing exercises the brain and body while enhancing balance, according to instructors Sandy Hsu and Kent You. Music will include pop from around the world, classics and seasonal songs. Free. For more information, go to avenidas.org.
CAREGIVING... Social work manager Paula Wolfson will speak on " the emotional work inherent within caregiving," on Saturday, Aug. 3. The event is part of a series called the Avenidas Care Partners Forum, featuring topics of interest to caregivers. The free event will be at Avenidas Rose Kleiner Center, 270 Escuela Ave., Mountain View. Space is limited and reservations are required. Call 650-289-5400.
FILM FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER ... Oscar-nominated filmmaker Dorothy Fadiman of Menlo Park will screen three of her short documentaries, including "Shattering the Myth of Aging," on Wednesday, July 31, at Avenidas@450Bryant in Palo Alto. The screenings will be followed by a conversation with Fadiman moderated by Jasmina Bojic, director of Stanford's Camera As Witness program and founder of the United Nations Association Film Festival, which holds special screenings for seniors at Channing House and Avenidas. The event is a fundraiser for the United Nations Association Film Festival for Seniors, and a minimum donation of $60 is suggested. For more information, go to unaff.org.
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