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Palo Alto Weekly

Real Estate - August 16, 2013

Home Front

WORM COMPOSTING ... The City of Palo Alto will offer a free workshop on "Composting Basics," from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at Cubberley Community Center, Room H-1, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. The Earth Machine™ compost bin and worm bin and composting accessories will be available for sale. Information (and registration — required because of space limitations): 650-329-2241 or 408-918-4640, www.reducewaste.org or Compost@aem.sccgov.org

COOKING CLASSES ... Hands-on cooking classes at Sur La Table, #57 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto, include: "Fresh Ice Cream and Summer Sorbets" (Samantha Miotke, Saturday, Aug. 17, 10 a.m., $69); "Essential Knife Skills" (Samantha Miotke, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2 p.m., $59); "Date Night: Dinner at the Chef's Table" (Katherine Bowman, Saturday, Aug. 17, 5:30 p.m., $79); "Italy on the Grill" (Katherine Bowman, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2 p.m., $79); "Fresh & Flavorful Thai Cooking" (Katherine Bowman, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 6:30 p.m., $69); and "'Jerusalem', a Cookbook" (Nicole Henri, Thursday, Aug. 22, 6:30 p.m., $85). Information: 650-289-0438 or email Cooking073@surlatable.com

FALL CLASSES ... Palo Alto Adult School is offering a flurry of home-related classes this fall, most beginning the third week of September. Classes include: Knitting (Wednesdays, Sept. 18-Nov. 20, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Palo Alto High School, Room 1710, Paola Trombetta, $145); Surviving Your Remodel Project (Thursday, Sept. 19, 6:30-9 p.m., Palo Alto High School, Room 1706, Mollyanne Sherman, $40); How to Manage Your Kitchen or Bath Remodel (Tuesdays, Sept. 24-Oct. 22, 6:30-9 p.m., Palo Alto High School, Room 1706, Mollyanne Sherman, $91 + $30 materials fee); Floral Design With Ikebana (Tuesdays, Sept. 17-Nov. 19, 1-4 p.m., Thanh Kosen Nguyen, Greendell P2, $75+ $100 flower material fee); Gardening in Fall (Wednesdays, Sept. 18-Nov. 20, 10 a.m.-noon, Cubberley A-2, Sherri Bohan, $65 + $5 materials fee); Sewing (Wednesdays, Sept. 18-Nov. 20, 7-10 p.m., JLS Middle School sewing room 140, DeAnne Appleton, $80 + $10 materials fee); and Upholstering: Basic Techniques (Tuesdays, Sept. 17-Nov. 19, or Thursdays, Sept. 19-Nov. 21, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Palo Alto High School Upholstering Room 904, Ann Laveroni and Kathleen Koenig, $210). Information: 650-329-3752 or www.paadultschool.org

CORRECTION ... The caption for a photograph of a fence in the Aug. 9 edition incorrectly attributed the fence design to Jon McAllister. The Weekly regrets the error.

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