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■ Classified Marketplace, page 67 ■ Puzzles, page 68 so on lin e at w w w .P E M 60 HO GE PA INSIDE: Al Open , ide Gu Home & Real Estate PA L O A LT O W E E K LY al oA lto On lin e. co m Home Front FOREVER HOME ... Iris Harrell, of Harrell Remodeling, Mountain View, is offering a workshop on “The Forever Home: for All Seasons and Ages” on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Palo Alto Adult School, Room 1708, 50 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto. Focus of the day-long workshop is “to create a space that is stylish, safe, user-friendly and comfortable for ages 4-84.” Cost is $65 plus $5 materials fee; bring a bag lunch. For information, call 650230-2900; to register, visit www. GARDEN WITH KIDS ... Jody Main, food and garden writer, will teach a class on “Gardening With Your Children” on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Common Ground Demonstration Garden, 599 College Ave., Palo Alto. Focus will be on preparing and planting a salad garden bed, including edible flowers, and creating a harvest decoration from herbs and flowers. Cost is $30 plus $10 materials fee. For information, call 650-493-6072 or visit HOLIDAYS ON A HIGH NOTE ... The 12th annual fundraiser for the Foothill Auxiliary to Family Service Agency of San Mateo County, will be held Monday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Menlo Circus Club, 190 Park Lane, Atherton. The event features holiday table settings, festive floral displays, a floral auction, a boutique marketplace and a special presentation by Natasha Lisitsa of Waterlily Pond Floral Design Studio. Tickets are $95, including lunch. For tickets or information call Leigh Ann Bandet at 650-323-5445 or visit www.familyserviceagency. org. PESTS AND MORE ... Barrie Coate, an ISA-certified arborist from Los Gatos, will talk about “Pests and Care of Rhododendrons” at the Wednesday, Oct. 21, meeting of the De Anza Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society. The group meets at 7:30 p.m. in Room 12 of the Hillview Community Center, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos. For information, visit www. (continued on page 52) Evergreen Park Tommy Derrick stands outside his historical home, which dates back to Mayfield days, in the Evergreen Park neighborhood. Quiet, yet very well located NEIGHBORHOOD SNAPSHOT by Mike Lata photographs by Veronica Weber N Houses on College Avenue (above) and Park Avenue (right) are typical of the older, well-kept-up homes in Evergreen Park. ot far from the bustle of the California Avenue commercial district lies a neighborhood so quiet one can hear the evening crickets. Located between Page Mill Expressway, Park Boulevard, El Camino Real and College Avenue, Evergreen Park offers easy access to the shopping district, Stanford University and Caltrain, as well as the College Terrace Library and Peers Park. The location and access are among the main draws for residents. They’re also attracted to a family atmosphere with kids of various ages, and a diverse community. Two annual events in this neighborhood — a blockparty potluck and the Peers Park barbecue — draw (continued on page 51) Palo Alto Weekly • October 16, 2009 • Page 49

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