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Home&Real Estate OPEN HOME GUIDE 60 Also online at Home Front COOKIE TRADITIONS ... Does your family always make certain to have very special cookies for the holidays? Whether they’re ethnic, vegan, gluten-free or just plain old chocolate chip, we’d like to share stories of what makes these cookies — or their preparation — part of the holiday fun. Please email your stories and recipes to Carol Blitzer at by Nov. 20. ART IN CLAY ... The 12th annual Art in Clay Ceramic Art Show & Sale takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 17 and 18, at the Lucie Stern Community Center, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. More than 70 ceramic artists will participate, with raku, woodfire, sculpture, tableware and decorative art. Admission is free. The event is sponsored by the Orchard Valley Ceramic Arts Guild. Information: Jennifer DiBrienza watches as her children Noah Dorogusker (left), 6, and Katie Dorogusker, 7, play on a swing in their Evergreen Park backyard. Evergreen A quiet, eclectic, childfriendly neighborhood PARK NEIGHBORHOOD SNAPSHOT B by Haiy Le efore arriving at her house in Evergreen Park, Jennifer DiBrienza lived all over the area from Menlo Park to Los Altos to South Palo Alto. And in the magical moment that befalls some homeowners, she HOLIDAY TRADITIONS ... Although many of the events are sold out already, there may be some opportunities left to visit Filoli, at 86 Cañwada Road, Woodside, for one of the holiday luncheons and shopping boutiques, which run from Nov. 23 through Dec. 1. Check the website for ticket availability: N (continued on page 51) A home on Leland Avenue in Evergreen Park. A home on Leland Avenue in Evergreen Park. Veronica Weber Veronica Weber Send notices of news and events related to real estate, interior design, home improvement and gardening to Home Front, Palo Alto Weekly, P.O. Box 1610, Palo Alto, CA 94302, or email cblitzer@paweekly. com. Deadline is one week before publication. Veronica Weber LEARN TO SEW ... Christine Hopkins will teach a class on “Beginning Sewing” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Nov. 29 to Dec. 13, at the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center, 700 Alma St., Menlo Park. The class will cover how to select and read a pattern, layout and cutting and sewing in class. Cost is $85 for nonresidents, $64 for residents, plus a $5 materials fee payable to the instructor and $20 rental fee for machines, if necessary. Information: 650-330-2200 or www. Veronica Weber NATIVE PLANT SALE ... Monkeyflowers, penstemons, salvias and more will be available at the Native Revival plant sale from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, at Common Ground, 559 College Ave., Palo Alto. A percent of proceeds benefits Common Ground. Information: 650-493-6072, www. or A home on Park Boulevard in Evergreen Park. ÜÜÜ°*>œÌœ"˜ˆ˜i°Vœ“ÊUÊ*>œÊÌœÊ7iiŽÞÊUÊ œÛi“LiÀÊ£È]ÊÓä£ÓÊU Page 49

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