|Palo Alto Online's Master Community Calendar|
Showing listings from June 16, 2013 to June 16, 2013 in all categories.
'Felines & Florals'
Jane W. Ferguson presents a collection of works in watermedia on paper and canvas. She will also showcase some of her newly designed "TOTE-ally-ART." Meet Ferguson at an evening reception on Friday, June 21, 5-7 p.m., at the gallery. Viewpoints Gallery closes at 3 p.m. on Sundays. June 3-30, Free. Call 650-941-5789 or visit www.viewpointsgallery. Viewpoints Gallery, 315 State St., Los Altos
Gallery House 3D Exhibit
Gallery House hosts a 3-dimensional works show that includes pottery, sculptures, found objects and wall pieces. Exhibit runs from June 4 to June 29 with a reception on June 7, 6-8 p.m. Closed Mondays; open Tuesday-Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Thursday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. For more information, call Gallery Staffer at 650-326-1668 or visit galleryhouse2.com. Gallery House, 320 S. California Ave., Palo Alto
Used Book Sale to Benefit PA Libraries
Friends of the Palo Alto Library is holding monthly sales of used books, CDs, and DVDs. Sale hours: Saturday, Main Sale room is open 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Children’s and Bargain rooms open 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday, all rooms are open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 8-9 and July 13-14, Free. For more information, call Friends of the Palo Alto Library at 650-213-8755 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.friendspaloaltolib.org. Cubberley Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto
Little House is offering feldenkrais classes to improve balance, flexibility and brain function. Exercises are on the floor, so students should bring a towel or mat to lie on. Fridays, year-round. 11 a.m.-noon. $45 ($40 members). For more information, call Deborah at 650-679-8113 or email email@example.com or visit www.Umovebetter.com. Little House, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park
Foothill College Summer Session Registration
This year, Foothill College offers two summer sessions that run six weeks: June-Start (Early Summer) Session runs June 10-July 21 and July-Start Summer Session runs July 1-Aug. 11. Choose from a variety of traditional and online class options. Class schedule at www.foothill.edu. Registration is May 13-June 30. California residents pay $31 per unit plus basic fees for Foothill classes; fees are due at the time Call 650-949-7325 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.foothill.edu/admissions.php. Foothill College, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills
Palo Alto World Music Day
For the fifth year, attendees can celebrate world music day in Palo Alto. The festival features 50 music groups performing a variety of musical genres: jazz, pop, rock, classical, choral, folkloric dances and others. June 16,
This is a fun and unique family event and a great way to spend Father's Day! 3-7:30 p.m. Free. Email email@example.com or visit www.pamusicday.org. Downtown Palo Alto, University Ave. and King Plaza, Palo Alto
Klezmer trio Veretski Pass & SF Choral Artists
Klezmer trio Veretski Pass and San Francisco Choral Artists join forces again this June. “Omens, Dreams & Curses” features 17th century psalm settings, folk music, improvisation and world premieres by Joshua Horowitz, Mark Winges and Eleanor Aversa. June 16, 4 p.m. $30 (discounts for seniors and students). For more information, call San Francisco Choral Artists at 415-494-8149 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.sfca.org. Congregation Beth Jacob, 1550 Alameda de las Pulgas, Redwood City
'From Fiber to Fabric: A History of American Textile Production'
Exhibit on the history of textile production in the United States from the homespun of colonial times through mass production in the industrial age. Artifacts and textiles illustrate the story of wool, linen and cotton from cultivation to finished cloth. Open through Aug. 18, Fri.-Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. For more information, call Laurie Hassett at 650-321-1004 or email Admin@moah.org or visit www.moah.org. Museum of American Heritage, 351 Homer Ave., Palo Alto
Los Altos Hills-sponsored art exhibit of paintings by Ry Smith, a designer of high-tech products. Reception March 31, 2-5 p.m. Exhibit up through Aug. 28. Free. For more information, call Karen Druker at 650-941-8073 or email email@example.com. Los Altos Hills town hall, 26379 Fremont Road , Los Altos Hills
Sculpture from the Fisher Collection
This exhibit features pieces by John Chamberlain, Sol LeWitt Claes Oldenburg and Martin Puryear, together with Carl Andre's Copper-Zinc Plain, a floor piece composed of 36 tiles; and John Chamberlain's Bijou, a large early work made of crushed automobiles and paint. Wed.-Sun.; Feb. 29-Oct. 13, 2013; open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (Thursday until 8 p.m.). Visit museum.stanford.edu. Cantor Arts Center, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford
The Palo Alto Children's Theatre presents "Pippi Longstocking." Bring a picnic for your family or purchase hot dogs and other dinner items at the show. June 12-29, Wednesday-Sunday, 6:30-8 p.m. $12 adults, $10 children. For more information, call Lane Pianta at 650-463-4970 or email Lane.Pianta@CityofPaloAlto.org or visit www.cityofpaloalto.org/gov/depts/csd/theatre/default.asp. Palo Alto Children's Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto
Summer Reading Program
Children, tTeens and adults can participate in the Summer Reading Program at the Atherton Library. The theme is "Reading is Soooo Delicious!" Read and participate in raffle drawings. The program is during library hours. June 1-August 23, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. For more information, call Atherton Library at 650-328-2422 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.smcl.org. Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton
'Wild With Happy'
TheatreWorks presents a new play, "Wild With Happy," by award-winning playwright Colman Domingo. Domingo also stars in this comedy, in which a struggling black actor rejects normal rituals of grief and finds himself on a rapturous road trip with his mother's ashes. June 5 through 30, 8 p.m. $23-$73. Visit www.theatreworks.org. Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View
'How to Stop Doing What You Hate'
Lifetree Cafe invites the community to share conversation on “How to Stop Doing What You Hate, Taming Your Mind,” featuring a filmed interview with clinical hypnotherapist Deborah Lindemann. Snacks/beverages available. June 16, 7-8 p.m. Free. For more information, call Susan Mitchell Email email@example.com or visit www.lifetreecafe.com. Lifetree Cafe, 3373 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto
Food Addicts in Recovery
Weekly meeting on Sunday evenings. Open to all who want to stop eating addictively. 7-8:30 p.m. Visit www.foodaddicts.org. St. Marks Church, 600 Colorado Ave., Palo Alto
Menlo Park Library Teen Summer Reading
Menlo Park Library’s 2013 Teen Summer Reading Program (ages 12-18) runs June 10-August 16. Register online or come into the library. Read books, write reviews and enter weekly raffles for awesome prizes. The library will also kick off summer with a barbecue on June 21 at noon at Burgess Park. Free. For more information, call Michelle Burnham at 650-330-2530 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.menloparklibrary.org/teen.html. Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park
Lytton Gardens Senior Communities
Volunteer opportunities with seniors include friendly visits, pet visits, activities assistant, dining room host, staff assistance, more-than-a-meal program, spiritual support, leading a class, and music performance. Flexible schedule. Sept. 26, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information, call Bethany Dinh at 650-617-7355 or email email@example.com or visit www.lyttongardens.org. Lytton Gardens Senior Communities, 437 Webster St., Palo Alto
Palo Alto World Music Day
Volunteers are needed to hand out venue maps, check in musicians and volunteers, answer questions from attendees, and assist event staff. In addition, help with set-up and cleanup is needed. June 16,
2-8 p.m. Free. For more information, call Claude Ezran at 650-248-5706 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.pamusicday.org. Downtown Palo Alto, University Ave. and King Plaza, Palo Alto