Palo Alto Weekly

Real Estate - June 22, 2012

Home Front for June 22:

MAKE VENEER PANEL ... Marcus Miller will teach a new class on making a "Simple Marquetry Panel" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, in the Palo Alto High School Woodshop, 50 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto. The class will cover single-bevel knife-cutting techniques, making decorative stringing (filetti) and mitering the border. Cost is $60 plus a $10 project fee. Information: 650-329-3752 or www.paadultschool.org

SHARING EVENT ... Bring old art supplies, fabric, yarn, beads, whatever, to swap at the next sharing event at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, at Deborah's Palm, 555 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto. Information: 650-473-0664, www.deborahspalm.org, www.transitionpaloalto.org

POP UP PLANT STARS, ... an association of four owner-operated nurseries — Carman's Nursery (bonsai), Cole Canyon Farms (organic edible plants), Gold Rush Nursery (water-wise, insect-friendly) and Terra Sole Nurseries (climate appropriate) — will be the focus of the Garden Club of Los Altos at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26. The group meets at 460 S. El Monte Ave., Los Altos. Guests pay $5. Information: www.gardencluboflosaltos.org

GOOD BUGS ... UCCE Master Gardeners will offer a free class, "No Such Thing as a Bad Bug - Integrated Pest Management Tips," from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26, at the Los Altos Library, 13 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos. The class focuses on using the least toxic pest control methods first. Information: Master Gardeners at 408-282-3105, between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday or http://mastergardeners.org

ECOHOME OPEN HOUSE ... Kevin Carley, of City of Palo Alto Utilities marketing services, will showcase the city's new EcoHome from 3 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, next to the Girl Scout House at 1120 Hopkins Ave., Palo Alto (behind the Lucie Stern Community Center). The home shows samples of sustainable building materials, including recycled-glass countertops, permeable paving, blue-jean insulation, clover-leaf solar electric panels and energy-efficient appliances. Information: 650-329-2241 or www.cityofpaloalto, search "EcoHome"

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