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January 28, 2005

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Palo Alto Online

Publication Date: Friday, January 28, 2005

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PARSLEY, SAGE, ETC. . . . Jody Main will teach a class on "Herbs in the Garden" tomorrow from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Common Ground, 559 College Ave., Palo Alto. Main, who grows specialty crops for home gardens that she manages, will cover culinary, medicinal, tea and botanical herbs, with samples. Fee is $21. For information, call (650) 493-6072 or visit

MORE FROM PAAS. . . Two one-session workshops will be offered tomorrow at Palo Alto High School: Richard Morrison, an architect and interior designer as well as a Home & Garden Design columnist, will teach "Remodeling Your Home Successfully!" from 1 to 5 p.m.; Sharon Mylroie Goldfein will offer her "Faux Décor Workshop" from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fee for each is $39 (plus $15 materials fee for Faux Décor). For information, call Palo Alto Adult School at (650) 329-3752 or visit

SPREAD THE LOVE . . . Artists in Action's Valentine's Boutique Jan. 28-30, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. will feature hand-blown glass, bronze sculpture, hand-crafted jewelry and knit scarves. The group is raising money for the American Red Cross and the Pacific Autism Center for Education. Featured artists include Carina Rossner, Dean Bensen, Fabienne Bismuth and Luanne Robinson. The sale will be held at 1022 Webster St., Palo Alto. For information, call (650) 327-8434.

ISN'T IT DE-LOVELY . . . Award-winning fresh and silk-floral designer Douglas Robbins will speak on "Decorating for Entertaining" at Gamble Garden's De-Lovely event at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, at the Menlo Circus Club, 190 Park Ave., Atherton. Robbins will cover elements and principals of design, as well as offer information on flower-arranging techniques. For information, call (650) 329-1356 or e-mail [email protected] Cost is $70 ($30 tax-deductible), which includes lunch and the lecture and floral demonstration; reservation deadline is today.

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