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Palo Alto's social calendar packed in September

Original post made on Sep 9, 2012

Palo Alto residents looking for something to do in September will not find the search difficult. The month is packed with community events, from charity bike rides to forums with candidates seeking election in November.

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Posted by Sylvia Sanders
a resident of Stanford
on Sep 9, 2012 at 7:45 pm

On September 15 there will be a gala celebration for the 80th birthday of the Palo Alto Children's Theatre. Tickets are available through

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Posted by
a resident of Gunn High School
on Sep 9, 2012 at 8:11 pm

The Palo Alto Children's theatre Gala will be a great event. You should not miss it. Enjoy the great wine and support this great 80 years old organization.

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Posted by Annette Puskarich
a resident of Barron Park
on Sep 10, 2012 at 2:36 pm

September 14th Event
The Climate Reality Project presents Climate Crisis and Solutions
How will climate change affect food, water and energy supply? How will it impact your family's health? What must be done to create a resilient local economy and community? Time for solutions.
Friday, Sept. 14, 7:30-9 p.m. Elizabeth Seton School Auditorium, 1095 Channing Ave., Palo Alto

Dr. Latshaw, retired physicist, received his PhD in physics from Stanford University. In this Climate Reality Project presentation, he will explain the science behind the crisis, describe potential local and national impacts, and offer solutions which must be implemented soon for the benefit of future generations. Come learn what you can do and how to take action.

There will be an opportunity to meet with organizations with ideas and projects to mitigate global warming. Light refreshments. Ample parking.

Sponsored by the Thomas Merton Center of Palo Alto

Acterra; Bay Area for Clean Environment (BACE); Catholic Diocese of San Jose; Catholic Community at Stanford; Chamber of Commerce-Palo Alto; Citizen’s Climate Lobby; Collective Roots-East Palo Alto; Community Environmental Action Partnership - Palo Alto; Common Ground Organic Garden Supply and Education Center; St. Mark’s Episcopal Church (Palo Alto); St. Thomas Aquinas Parish-Palo Alto; Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter; Transition Palo Alto

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Posted by Annette Puskarich
a resident of Barron Park
on Sep 10, 2012 at 2:40 pm

Another event...
Film Series, starting Sept 14

This Friday September 14th, 2012 Films of Vision and Hope is back with a great new series called Digging for Solutions. This series has a special focus on soil and how essential it is for life and health. Below you can find the listing of films in the series--we hope to see you there.
Films of Vision and Hope
Digging for Solutions

World Centric 2121 Staunton Ct., Palo Alto
Meet and greet (and Oct. 5 potluck) 7 P.M.
Films and discussion 7:30 - 9:30 P.M.

Friday September 14 -Transition 2.0
A story of resilience and hope in extraordinary times. You'll be inspired and moved by these stories of people around the world who are responding to uncertain times with creativity, solutions and engaged optimism, inspired by Transition principles of building local resilience to address the great challenges of our day.

Friday, September 21 - Dirt!, the Movie
This fascinating film tells the story of tells the story of the glorious and unappreciated material beneath our feet.

Friday, September 28 - First Millimeter: Healing the Earth
Learn about the possibilities of about Holistic Management, a system of land management that can improve our farming and ranching processes, reduce carbon emissions, and heal the earth. The first millimeter of the earth is the top soil that is often lost to erosion, and which livestock, properly grazed, can help restore to health.
Special guest: Sallie Calhoun from Paicines Ranch, chair of Holistic Management International
(Web Link).

Friday October 5 - 100 Mile Potluck Plus Sonatas of the Soil - starts 7pm
Bring a dish to share, with local ingredients, if possible!

Films of Vision and Hope promotes positive solutions to environmental and social problems affecting our world. Provocative films, great discussion, and opportunities to connect with others who want to make a difference.

Sponsored by Transition Silicon Valley, Transition Palo Alto, and World Centric

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Posted by musical
a resident of Palo Verde
on Sep 10, 2012 at 4:48 pm

That photo illustration (#2) for Airport Day looks pretty interesting.

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