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Parent's Nursery School Carnival
The Parents Nursery School will transform its grounds for its annual fall carnival, organizing entertainment, games and prizes for the whole family. Oct. 19, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Free. Parent's Nursery School, 2328 Louis Road, Palo Alto.
 

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Woodside Pumpkin Festival
The second annual Woodside Pumpkin Festival will bring together a variety of festive family activities, including pumpkin decorating, a haunted house, pony and carriage rides, a petting zoo, bounce houses and more. The event is sponsored by the Mounted Patrol of San Mateo County. Oct. 12, 18 and 19, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission. Mounted Patrol Grounds, 521 Kings Mountain Road, Woodside.
 

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Monster Bash
This Halloween event at Rengstoff Park will offer an outdoor movie, games, music and light refreshments. The movie will start at 6:30 p.m. Attendees should bring a low-back chair and blanket. Oct. 25, 5-8 p.m. Free. Community Center, 201 S. Rengstorff Ave., Mountain View.
 

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Friends of Woodside Library Book Sale
Friends of Woodside Library will hold one of its twice annual book sales to benefit the library. Cookbooks, fiction, children's books and more will be available. Visitors can park across the street at Woodside School. Oct. 25, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Woodside Library, 3140 Woodside Road, Woodside.
 

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Kehillah Open House
This open house event for Kehillah Jewish High School will allow visitors to meet students, faculty and administrators; tour the facilities, including science labs and arts spaces; and learn about academic programs and after-school and extracurricular enrichment. Oct. 26, 2-4:30 p.m. Free. Kehillah Jewish High School, 3900 Fabian Way, Palo Alto.

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Election information talk
The League of Women Voters of San Mateo County will host an event at Little House to inform community members on a variety of issues they will be voting on in November. Oct. 28, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Free. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park.

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Ceramics Studio Open House
Little House Activity Center will hold an open house for its ceramics studio, where community members can meet instructors and get introduced to working with clay. Refreshments will be provided. Oct. 28, 4-8 p.m. Free. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park.
 

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Roadmap to the Future of Open Space
During this public meeting, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Board of Directors will select the first round of open space projects to receive Measure AA bond funding in the next five years. Community members are invited to attend and share their views on project priorities. Oct. 29, 5-8 p.m. Free. MSORD Adminstrative Office, 330 Distel Circle, Los Altos.
 

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Family Morning Math
For this event at Theuerkauf Elementary School, math games for students and their family members will be set up in different third through fifth grade classrooms. Oct. 29, 8:45-9:45 a.m. Free. Theuerkauf Elementary, 1625 San Luis Ave., Mountain View.

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Assemblyman Gordon's Higher Education Policy and Budget Update
Assemblyman Rich Gordon will give a talk about the status of California's community colleges, from a statewide, legislative perspective. Audience members can participate during a Q&A section of the program. Oct. 29, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Foothill College, Hearthside Lounge, Room 2313, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills.
 

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Palo Alto Community Outreach
Neighbors Helping Neighbors will hold a community outreach event in Palo Alto where trained peer counselors and case managers will be available for 30-minute consultations with those facing life challenges. Those interested are encouraged to RSVP, but drop-ins are also welcome. Bag lunches will be provided to those who sign up. Individuals from nearby cities are welcome. Oct. 30, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Congregation Etz Chayim, Double Tree Room, 4161 Alma St., Palo Alto.

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors community outreach
For the second in a series of outreach events, Neighbors Helping Neighbors will have trained peer counselors available to speak with residents about personal issues, including housing, transportation and other financial problems. There are no income restrictions, all are accepted. Those interested are encouraged to RSVP for a 30-minute consultation, but drop-ins are also welcome. Nov. 1, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. Trinity Church, Hope's Corner, 748 Mercy St., Mountain View.
 

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Day of the Dead event
This Day of the Dead event, hosted by the San Mateo County History Museum, will include kids' crafts and both simple and elaborate creations for a Festival of Altars. Outside on Courthouse Square will be music, traditional food and a processional at 7 p.m. Nov. 2, 6-10 p.m. Free. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway St., Redwood City.
 

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Artisans' Bazaar of First Congregational Church
The Artisan' Bazaar will offer original art and handmade holiday gifts, including paintings by local artists, blown glass, quilted gifts, jewelry, wood crafts, baby items and more. Nov. 1, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Nov. 2, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Artisans' Bazaar of First Congregational Church, 1985 Louis Road, Palo Alto.
 

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KlezCalifornia Yiddish Culture Festival
This two-day festival of Yiddish culture will include klezmer music, dancing, singing, lectures and other activities. Nov. 1, 7:30-11 p.m.; Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. $18-$75 festival pass; individual tickets available. Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto.
 

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Palo Alto Community Outreach
Neighbors Helping Neighbors will hold a community outreach event in Palo Alto where trained peer counselors and case managers will be available for 30-minute consultations with those facing life challenges. Those interested are encouraged to RSVP, but drop-ins are also welcome. Bag lunches will be provided to those who sign up. Individuals from nearby cities are welcome. Nov. 6, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Free. Congregation Etz Chayim, Double Tree Room, 4161 Alma St., Palo Alto.
 

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Sillycon Valley LOL
Sillycon Valley LOL will hold a one-night comedy event benefitting Alzheimer's Association research and honoring Margaret and Jamis MacNiven of Buck's Restaurant. Nov. 16, 7:45-10:15 p.m. $60, $75 or $100 depending on seating. Woodside Performing Arts Center, Woodside High School, 199 Churchill Ave., Woodside.

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors community outreach
For the last in a series of outreach events, Neighbors Helping Neighbors will have trained peer counselors available to speak with residents about personal issues, including housing, transportation and other financial problems. There are no income restrictions, all are accepted. Those interested are encouraged to RSVP for a 30-minute consultation, but drop-ins are also welcome. Dec. 6, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. Trinity Church, Hope's Corner, 748 Mercy St., Mountain View.
 

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Palo Alto Community Outreach
Neighbors Helping Neighbors will hold a community outreach event in Palo Alto where trained peer counselors and case managers will be available for 30-minute consultations with those facing life challenges. Those interested are encouraged to RSVP, but drop-ins are also welcome. Bag lunches will be provided to those who sign up. Individuals from nearby cities are welcome. Dec. 18, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Free. Congregation Etz Chayim, Double Tree Room, 4161 Alma St., Palo Alto.