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‘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. Viewpoints Gallery, 315 State St., Los Altos. www.viewpointsgallery ‘Gone to the Wild’ - prints by Kathryn Kain An exhibition of prints by artist Kathryn Kain will be on display in the Mohr Gallery at the Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA). An opening reception will be held with the artist on Friday, June 21 from 6-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday, June 21-July 28, 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Free. Community School of Music and Arts at Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View. www. arts4all.org/attend/mohrgallery.htm Carol Hake Still Life Paintings “Still Life Paintings” by Los Altos artist, Carol Hake, are on display at Gallery 9. A reception for the artist will be held Friday, June 7, 5-7:30 p.m. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon4 p.m. June 4-29, Gallery 9, 143 Main St., Los Altos. www.gallery9losaltos.com 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. Cubberley Center, Studio E-5, 4000 Middlefied Road, Palo Alto.
BENEFITS TheatreWorks Honors Gala The evening’s honorees, Tony Award-winning Broadway playwright and Joe DiPietro (“Memphis,” “Nice Work If You Can Get It”) and chairman of Fenwick & West law firm Gordon Davidson, will be celebrated for their dedication to innovation. June 15, 5:30 p.m. $1,000. Microsoft Campus , 1065 La Avenida St., Mountain View . www. theatreworks.org
CLASSES/WORKSHOPS ‘Learn to Square Dance’ Classes are held by the “Bows & Beaus Square-Dance Club” on Mondays at 7:30 p.m. First class free; $5 per class thereafter. Loyola School, 770 Berry Ave., Los Altos. ‘Meeting My Milestones’: Developmental Group This class is all about the expertise and education needed to promote the growth and developmental of a child’s life. Early childhood developmental specialists and therapists will discuss childhood milestones into specific when, what, how and why advice and how to enhance a child’s language development. Mondays, May 20-January 26, 9:30-11:45 a.m. Special Introductory 60-day Charter Member offer! $100 covers your first 60 days/ limited time offer Abiliities United, 3864
Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Call 650-618-3343. www.abilitiesunited.org/page.aspx?pid=290 Abilities United After School Socialization Summer Camp Abilities United After School Socialization Program teaches children ages 5-22 social, communication, problem-solving, negotiation, emotional regulation and identification, and play skills through cooperative noncompetitive games and activities. Monday-Friday, June 3-August 30, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Abiliities United, 3864 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Call 650-6183351. www.abilitiesunited.org/page.aspx?pid=295 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 Foothill College, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. www.foothill.edu/admissions.php Jason Chuang presents ‘Designing Visual Analysis Methods’ Carnie Mellon Silicon Valley hosts Jason Chuang as part of their Talks on Computing series (TOCs). He will discuss growing data access, designing analysis tools to support future scientific breakthroughs and more. June 11, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Free. Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley, NASA Research Park, Bldg. 23, Room #118, Mountain View. Call 650-335-2886. www.cmu.edu/ silicon-valley/news-events/seminars/index.html KMVT Youth Summer Camps KMVT Community Television in Mountain View offers studio production and claymation camps for middle school students ages 10-14. Camps are one week long and held every winter break, spring break and summer. June 10-August 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $325. KMVT Community Television, 1400 Terra Bella Ave., Suite M, Mountain View. Call 650968-1540. www.kmvt15.org/workshops/youth. htmlwww.kmvt 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. Mountain View Library Community Room, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View. Call 408-282-3105. mastergardeners.org/scc.html
CLUBS/MEETINGS Astronomy Club Monthly Meeting The monthly meeting of the Peninsula Astronomical Society includes a free talk open to the public with speaker Brian Day of NASA/Ames speaking on NASA’s LADEE Lunar Mission. Foothill Observatory will open after the meeting, from 9 to 11 p.m., weather permitting. Park in Lot 5. June 14, 7:30-9 p.m. Free/$3 Parking fee. Foothill College
Room 5015, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. www.pastro.org/dnn/ Charity-of-the-Month Knit & Crochet Club Inaugural meeting of a new club dedicated to making items for charity. Participants will make squares to be joined into afghans for homeless shelters and nursing homes. Tuesdays, April 9-Sept. 10, 3-5 p.m. Free. Los Altos Library program room, 13 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos. Call 650-948-7683. sccl.org
CONCERTS Irene Sharp Cello Concert Free concert by master teacher and performer Irene Sharp. June 20, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Community School of Music and Arts at Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View. www.arts4all.org/attend/ concerts.htm Ragazzi Boys Chorus: ‘Sing It Forward’ The Ragazzi Boys Chorus celebrates 25 years of music with “Sing It Forward” at Stanford’s new Bing Concert Hall. Current choristers and Ragazzi alumni will perform songs from its 25-year repertoire and a specially commissioned piece by Venezuelan conductor and composer Chris Grases. June 9, 5 p.m. $20-$47. Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen St., Stanford. www.ragazzi.org World Harmony Chorus Friends & Family Concert End of season concert featuring world music performed by this community chorus at Community School of Music and Arts. June 9, 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Community School of Music and Arts at Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View. www.arts4all.org/attend/concerts.htm
DANCE ‘Roll Up The Rug’ The MVLA Adult School is offering a five-week summer social dance class that includes swing, salsa, mambo, merengue and nightclub two-step. Singles and couples welcome. Class instructors are Ellen Murray and Gene Esswein. The sign-up deadline is June 13. Mondays, June 17-July 15, 7:30-9 p.m. $35/person. Mountain View Recreation, 201 S. Rengstorff Ave., Mountain View. Call 650-940-1333. www.mvlaae.net Belly Dancing and World Music Night A belly dancer, Etain, will perform at 8:30 p.m. as part of Morocco’s “World Music Night.” Saturdays, June 1-29, 5 p.m.-midnight. Free. Morocco’s Restaurant, 873 Castro St., Mountain View. Call 650-968-1502. www.moroccosrestaurant.com Carolina Lugo’s and Carolé Acuña’s Ballet Flamenco’ Morocco’s Restaurant hosts Carolina Lugo, her daughter Carolé Acuña and their company of Flamenco musicians and dancers. Call for reservations or purchase tickets online. June 9, 6:15 p.m. $15-19. Morocco’s Restaurant, 873 Castro St., Mountain View. www.brownpapertickets.com/event/248606 Jacki’s Aerobic Dancing Try one month of free classes at Jacki’s Aerobic Dancing in Mountain View. The studio offers core work, strength training and aerobic routines as well as childcare
Shop the Palo Alto Citywide Yard Sale Saturday, June 8 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. A full-page ad with sale locations and merchandise will be available in the June 7, 2013 edition of the Palo Alto Weekly. Maps and sale listings will also be available online in late May at www.PaloAltoOnline.com/yardsale For more information about the Yard Sale www.PaloAltoOnline.com/yardsale email@example.com (650) 496-5910
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N HIGHLIGHT ‘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. Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. www.theatreworks.org
during the classes. Classes meet every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9-10 a.m. Free. Mountain View Masonic Lodge, 890 Church St., Mountain View. Call 650-941-1002 .
ENVIRONMENT Foothill College Tree Walk This walk covers a wide variety of campus trees and is presented by Mountain View Trees with Foothill horticulture students and an ISA-certified arborist. Learn how native oaks share space with prehistoric sheoak, exotic bamboo and many other trees. Accompanied children and pets on leash are welcome. June 8, 10 a.m.-noon. Event is free, but parking is $3. Foothill College, 12345 El Monte Road , Los Altos Hills. Call 650-564-7620. www.mountainviewtrees.org
EXHIBITS Ry Smith Los Altos Hills-sponsored art exhibit of paintings by Ry Smith, a designer of high-tech products. Exhibit up through Aug. 28. Free. Los Altos Hills town hall, 26379 Fremont Road , Los Altos Hills. Call 650-941-8073.
FAMILY AND KIDS ‘Pippi Longstocking’ 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, WednesdaySunday, 6:30-8 p.m. $12 adults, $10 children. Palo Alto Children’s Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Call 650-463-4970. www.cityofpaloalto. org/gov/depts/csd/theatre/default.asp 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. Linden Tree Books, 265 State St., Los Altos. Call 650-949-3390. www.lindentreebooks.com
HEALTH Free Total Control Pelvic Health Class Introductory Session Classes that combine education and gentle exercise, taught by El Camino Hospital therapists who have undergone specialized training, can help strengthen muscles to achieve a strong pelvic core, flatter abs and improved bladder control. Call to register; space is limited. Sessions will be held May 22, June 26, July 24, August 28, September 25 and December 11, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Free. El Camino Hospital Park Pavilion Second Floor, 2400 Grant Road , Mountain View. www.elcaminohospital.org
LIVE MUSIC Foothill Symphonic Winds Concert The Foothill Symphonic Winds hosts its spring concert, “Wish You Were Here.” The ensemble will take audiences on a musical visit to New York City, Paris, Cajun country and more. June 9, 3:30-5:30 p.m. $10 for adults, $5 for students & seniors, with free parking. Cubberley Theater, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. FoothillSymphonicWinds.org
ON STAGE ‘Boeing Boeing’ The Palo Alto Players perform this 2008 Tony Award-winner about Bernard, an American living in an apartment in Paris, conveniently located near Orly Airport. June 14-30, Thursday-Saturday, 8-10:30 p.m. $26-$29 Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Call 650-329-0891. www.paplayers.org/ ‘Hanging Georgia’ “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. Pear Avenue Theatre, 1220 Pear Ave., Mountain View. Call 650-254-1148. www.thepear.org ‘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. Foothill College Lohman Theatre, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Call 650-9497360. www.foothill.edu/theatre
RELIGION/SPIRITUALITY University Public Worship The June 9th University Public Worship will include: Stanford students sharing reflection, music by University Organist Dr. Robert Huw Morgan and the Memorial Church Choir. 10 - 11 a.m. Free. Stanford Memorial Church, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford. Call 650-723-1762. www.events.stanford.edu/ events/363/36359 University Public Worship At the June 12th University Public Worship, Rabbi Patricia KarlinNeumann, senior associate dean for Religious Life, will be preaching; music will be performed by University Organist Dr. Robert Huw Morgan and the Memorial Church Choir will be singing. 10 - 11 a.m. Free. Stanford Memorial Church, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford. Call 650-723-1762. www.events. stanford.edu/events/363/36351
SPECIAL EVENTS Information and Networking Session Contact Singapore, together with some of Singapore’s leading medical and research institutes, is hosting an information and networking session at the Stanford School of Medicine to find out more about the clinician-science landscape and the research and career opportunities available in Asia’s biomedical sciences hub. Register online by June 10. June 11, Noon-2 p.m. Free. Stanford School of Medicine, Alway Building, Room M114, 987 Quarry Road , Stanford. Call 415-223-8290. www.effectivinternet.com/2013/contactsingapore/04/wis_us/#home
SUPPORT GROUPS Food Addicts in Recovery Weekly meeting on Sunday evenings. Open to all who want to stop eating addictively. 7-8:30 p.m. St. Marks Church, 600 Colorado Ave., Palo Alto. www. foodaddicts.org
TALKS/AUTHORS ‘California Slim: the Music, the Magic, & the Madness’ In his new book, Andrew Bernstein writes about his musical journey, beginning in 1962 when he was the young student of a then-unknown banjo teacher named Jerry Garcia. He will talk about his book and life as part of California counterculture in Los Altos, Palo Alto and San Francisco. June 12, 7:30 p.m. Free. Los Altos Library Program Room, 13 S San Antonio Road, Los Altos. Call 650-948-7683. sccl.org Evening with IBM’s Dr. John Kelly Dr. John E. Kelly III, senior vice president and director of IBM Research, will speak at the Computer History Museum on a variety of topics. His top priorities are to stimulate innovation in key areas of information technology, and quickly bring those innovations into the marketplace. Register online. June 11, 7-8:30 p.m. Free. Computer History Museum, 1401 N Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View. www.computerhistory.org/events Panel Reading at Books Inc Books Inc. presents a panel reading of “No Kidding: Women Writers on Bypassing Motherhood,” a collection of essays and perspectives on motherhood. June 10, 7 p.m. Free. Books Inc., 74 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto. Call 650-321-0600. www. booksinc.net/event/2013/06/08/month/all/all/1 Technology and Society Committee Luncheon Forum Peter G. Neumann, senior principal scientist at SRI International’s Computer Science Laboratory, discusses the future of trustworthy systems and networks with examples from his work on two DARPA projects: clean-slate trustworthy hosts (CRASH) and clean-slate networking (Resilient Clouds). June 11, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch is $12. Hangen Szechuan Restaurant, 134 Castro St., Mountain View. Call 650-9697215. tian.greens.org/TASC.shtml