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Baylands Nature Preserve by Edna Takeda Geller

✶ ANDERSON COLLECTION Stanford University has become home to the core of the Anderson Collection, one of the world’s most outstanding private assemblies of modern and contemporary American art. Admission is free, and public docent-led tours are offered Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays at 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. https://anderson.stanford.edu/visit

STANFORD SHOPPING CENTER SUMMER JAZZ SERIES – SFJAZZ has announced the lineup for its SummerFest concert series held Thursdays at the Stanford Shopping Center. The free performances run 6-7:30 p.m. in the courtyard between Nordstrom and Crate & Barrel. Clifford Brown Jr. serves as emcee. www.axs.com/summer-jazz-series-returns-to-stanfordshopping-center-46318

✶ BING CONCERT HALL Bing Concert Hall’s 842 seats are arranged in a “vineyard” format, with seating sections ringing the stage; the centersection seating begins on the same level as the stage. The result is a concert experience of unparalleled intimacy, offering exquisite sightlines from all angles and a rare conjoining of artists and audience. http://live.stanford.edu/plan-your-visit/venues/bingconcert-hall

JAZZ

STANFORD JAZZ FESTIVAL – The Stanford Jazz Festival (SJF) attracts over 15,000 jazz fans every summer with artistic programming that represents the rich history of jazz, as well as the diversity and creative fertility of the contemporary jazz scene. Over the years, many of the greatest jazz artists have performed at SJF: Dave Brubeck, Herbie Hancock, Joe Henderson, Dave Holland, Louis Bellson, Hank Jones, Clark Terry, Joe Williams, Roy Haynes, Christian McBride, and many dozens of other legendary artists have appeared at the festival. https://stanfordjazz.org/stanford-jazz-festival-2015/

✶ HEWLETT PACKARD HOUSE AND GARAGE

Historic site of birth of Silicon Valley (on Addison) www8.hp.com/us/en/hp-information/about-hp/history/ hp-garage/hp-garage.html

✶ COMPUTER

HISTORY MUSEUM

Spend a day at the Computer History Museum. Find out why computer history is 2,000 years old. Learn about computer history´s game-changers in the fantastic multimedia exhibitions. www.computerhistory.org/visit

Outdoor and recreation ✶ NATURE PRESERVES

✶ PALO ALTO ART CENTER Take a look at the whimsical art galleries at the Palo Alto Art Center, which features both local artists and featured work of talented students in the school district. www.paacf.org

✶ MUSEUM OF

AMERICAN HERITAGE

Go back in time when you visit the Museum of American Heritage and discover inventions that shaped America in a century old home and garden! www.moah.org

PALO ALTO BAYLANDS NATURE PRESERVE – Go on a biking trip around the Palo Alto Baylands and enjoy the natural wonders of the bay: walking, biking, running trails that connect to the Shoreline Bayshore. http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/gov/depts/csd/parks/ preserves/baylands.asp LUCY EVANS BAYLANDS INTERPRETIVE CENTER – Want to learn about the ecology of the Baylands? Visit the Lucy Evans Interpretive Center. All exhibits are completely handicapped accessible, and are presented in both English and Spanish. www.cityofpaloalto.org/gov/depts/csd/facilities/ baylands.asp

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