'INTO THE WOODS' ... The Wise Owl Players will perform a lively and dramatic reading of six classic, but lesser-known, traditional folk and fairy tales from around the world from 2-4 p.m., March 19, in the art room at Avenidas, 450 Bryant St., Palo Alto. Created and directed by folklorist and storyteller Enid Davis, "Into the Woods with the Wise Owl Players" (not to be confused with the Sondheim musical), will include costumes, props and live music by flutist Christine Mendoza of the Nova Vista Symphony. Admission is $15. For details and tickets, go to avenidas.org and click on "Classes."
'FIDDLER ON THE ROOF' EXCURSION ... Adults 65 and older are invited to travel with the Palo Alto JCC to San Francisco's Golden Gate Theater on Wednesday, March 22 , to see a performance of "Fiddler on the Roof." The event is part of the JCC's travel and day trips program. Cost is $80 and includes a round-trip ticket by private coach from the JCC and an orchestra seat at the theater. Participants are required to meet at 10:30 a.m. in the lower lobby of the JCC's Schultz Cultural Arts Hall at 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. Participants will return to the center at 5:30 p.m.To register for the trip, contact the Customer Service Desk at 650-223-8700
If you need personal assistance, must bring an escort, or want to sit with a friend, contact Michelle Rosengaus at [email protected] or 650-223-8616.
FINDING AFFORDABLE HOUSING ...
Avenidas senior center is scheduled to hold a free educational and informational workshop from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., March 14, for those looking for low-income housing in Santa Clara County. The nonprofit residential housing organization Silicon Valley Independent Living Center will talk about their services, local housing options, what to expect when conducting a housing search, and strategies for finding housing locally in-person and online. The workshop will take place at Avenidas' Tech Plus Space at 450 Bryant St., Palo Alto. Registration is required. For more information, go to Avenidas.org and click on "Classes."