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Showing listings from June 8, 2013 to June 8, 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
Third International BookArt Fair
The Third International BookArt Fair is curated by Rolando Castellon, former curator of SFMOMA and the Museo de Arte y Diseno Contemporaneo Costa Rica. The fair features a collection of handmade books by 50 international artists. June 7-9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. For more information, call peter foley Email email@example.com. Cubberley Center, Studio E-5, 4000 Middlefied Road, 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
'Triad of the Goddesses'
This afternoon workshop will explore myths and stories on three Hindu goddesses, Kali, Saraswati and Lakshmi. June 8, 2-5 p.m. $75. For more information, call Amanda Salisbury at 650-858-1440 or email email@example.com or visit www.blueirisstudiopaloalto.com. Blue Iris Studio, 3485 El Camino Real, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com or visit www.foothill.edu/admissions.php. Foothill College, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills
A class on graywater irrigation systems, taught by Sherri Osaka. To register go to http://graywaterirrigation.eventbrite.com/ or call 650-493-6072. June 8, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $31. For more information, call Patricia Becker at 650-493-6072 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.commongroundinpaloalto.org/upcomingclasses.htm. Common Ground Garden Supply and Education Center, 559 College Ave., Palo Alto
Tips for Container Gardening
Gardening in containers lets people garden anywhere and keep gardening manageable by choosing plants and container sizes that meet specific needs. Master Gardener Chris Egan will cover container gardening basics, including types and sizes of containers. June 8, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. For more information, call UCCE Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County at 408-282-3105 or email email@example.com or visit mastergardeners.org/scc.html. Mountain View Library Community Room, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View
PALY Music Boosters June Flea Market
A variety of items will be for sale at the Paly Music Boosters June flea market including books, antiques, crafts from around the world, plants and more. Proceeds support Palo Alto High School Instrumental Music Program. To reserve a booth for sales, please see contact information. June 8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. For more information, call PALY Flea Market at 650-324-3532 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Palo Alto High School parking lot, 50 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto
'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
Nativity Carnival 2013
The 33rd Annual Spring Carnival will feature 12 carnival rides, dozens of game booths and a food court with rotisserie chicken, pasta dinner, bruschetta, philly cheesesteaks, BBQ hamburgers and hotdogs, turkey legs and a tri-tip dinner. June 7, 5-11 p.m.; June 8, noon-11 p.m.; and June 9, noon-6 p.m. Free. For more information, call Steven Machado at 650-323-7914 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.nativityschool.com/carnival. Nativity School, 1250 Laurel St., Menlo Park
Picture Book Story Time
Story Time at Linden Tree, every Friday and Saturday from 11-11:30 a.m., is ideal for preschoolers, kindergartners or any children ages three to six. Titles are selected from both classic favorites and new books. See website for weekly themes. May 3-July 6, Free. For more information, call Dee at 650-949-3390 or email email@example.com or visit www.lindentreebooks.com. Linden Tree Books, 265 State St., Los Altos
Summer Reading Kick-Off Party
Sign up for the Summer Reading program at Woodside Library, enjoy snacks, browse staff recommendations and learn about the library's summer events. This is an all-ages program. June 8, 1-3 p.m. Free. Call 650-851-0147 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.smcl.org. Woodside Library, 3140 Woodside Road, Woodside
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 email@example.com or visit www.smcl.org. Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton
Young Georgia O'Keeffe falls in love with famous photographer Alfred Stieglitz and American art is changed forever. BootStrap's team, Hilfinger & McMillen, produce a mix of music, movement and drama. Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.; no performance on May 25. May 24-June 9, 8-10 p.m. $10-$30. For more information, call Pear Avenue Theatre at 650-254-1148 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.thepear.org. Pear Avenue Theatre, 1220 Pear Ave., Mountain View
"Hanging Georgia" tells the story of painter Georgia O'Keeffe and her relationship with Alfred Stieglitz. Script by Palo Alto playwright Sharmon Hilfinger, music by Joan McMillen. May 24-June 9, 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Sundays. $10-$30. For more information, call Pear Avenue Theatre at 650-254-1148 or email email@example.com or visit www.thepear.org. Pear Avenue Theatre, 1220 Pear Ave., Mountain View
'Nickel & Dimed' on Stage at Foothill College
The Foothill College Theatre Arts Department presents "Nickel & Dimed," a play about low-wage work in America. Written by Joan Holden, based on the book "Nickel & Dimed, On (Not) Getting By In America" by Barbara Ehrenreich. May 24-June 9, Thursday-Sunday, 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets, $18; Seniors, students and all Foothill-De Anza District personnel, $14. For more information, call Tom Gough at 650-949-7360 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.foothill.edu/theatre . Foothill College Lohman Theatre, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills
'Once Upon a Mattress'
The Woodside School class of 2013 presents the medieval musical "Once Upon a Mattress." June 5 at 6 p.m. and June 6-8 at 7 p.m. $15. For more information, call Laura Hovden Email email@example.com or visit woodsideoperetta.com. Woodside School, 3195 Woodside Road, Woodside
'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
New Play Development Factory
Dragon Productions Theatre Company has chosen new, original scripts by three local writers and are hosting three weekends of staged readings of these scripts. May 24-June 9, 8-10 p.m. $10. For more information, call Box Office at 650-493-2006 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit dragonproductions.net. Dragon Theatre, 2120 Broadway St., Redwood City
Splendid Store Opening - 'Tee Party'
Splendid has teamed up with accessories company, ban.do, to celebrate their new store opening with a "Tee Party." Drinks and snacks from Honest Tea and Kara’s Cupcakes will be served. The event will also include activities, such as styling a Splendid tee and a photobooth. June 8, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Free. For more information, call Jessica Sutton at 310-697-3925 or email email@example.com or visit alexandramalloy.com. The Splendid Store, 124 Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto
'Neighbors Helping Neighbors' Food Collection Events
Participants can join a team of food sorters, baggers and drivers once per month, Mar-Aug. On the first Saturday of the month the team will gather in Midtown Center parking lot next to Wells Fargo ATM for one hour shifts between 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, call Mo.Food Drop Off Site Mgr. at 650-283-9910 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Midtown Center, 2700 Midtown Court, Palo Alto
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
Menlo Park 'Project Read' Tutor Training
Project Read's spring tutor-training registration begins Tuesday, May 7, and will be held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St. Training continues Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The final meeting is June 12, 6-8 p.m. Free. For more information, call Roberta Roth at 650-330-2545 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit projectreadmenlopark.org. Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park