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HealthPelvic 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 Aug. 28, Sept. 25 and Dec. 11, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Free. El Camino Hospital Park Pavilion Second Floor, 2400 Grant Road , Mountain View.
Community Events'Tour the Packard Foundation Headquarters'
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation is offering a guided tour through its LEED® Platinum (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) building that is designed to operate at net zero energy status. Sign up online. Oct. 9, Nov. 13 and Dec. 11 from 4 to 4:30 p.m. Free. The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, 343 Second St., Los Altos.
Art Galleries'Modernism and Its Discontents'
Nancy J. Troy, the Victoria and Roger Sant Professor in Art and the chair of the Department of Art & Art History at Stanford University, is currently teaching from multiple installations at the Cantor for her class, "The Visual Culture of Modernism and Its Discontents, ca. 1850-1925."¯ Sept. 18-Dec. 15, Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Cantor Arts Center, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford.
Community EventsThe Mountain Goat Farmers' Market
This farmers' market features organic fruits and vegetables, wild and local seafood, free range eggs, jam, local honey, freshly baked focaccia, fair trade coffee, goat's milk chocolates, nuts and nut butters, gluten-free focaccia and baked goods. It takes place in front of the Skywood Trading Post and Penelope’s Den, across from Alice’s Restaurant and runs on Wednesdays until Dec. 18. 2-6 p.m. Free. The Mountain Goat Farmers' Market, 17285 Skyline Blvd., Woodside.
Religion/SpiritualityUniversity Public Worship
Weekly sermons are scheduled at Memorial Church from 10-11 a.m. with music by university organist Robert Huw Morgan and the Memorial Church choir. Dec. 1, 8 and 24: Rev. Joanne Sanders, associate dean for Religious Life; Nov. 17 and 24: Rev. Scotty McLennan, dean for Religious Life. Dec. 22: Rev. Dr. C. George Fitzgerald. Dec. 29: Rev. Susan Scott. 10-11 a.m. Free. Stanford Memorial Church, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford.
Lectures & TalksFree Introductory Meditation Lectures
Free Introductory Lectures to the Transcendental Meditation Technique every Wednesday at noon and 8 p.m. Transcendental Meditation Center, 1101 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto.
Art Galleries'Mapping Edo'
Experience Edo-period Japan (1615-1868) through archival maps, prints, and paintings of the capital and surrounding provinces. This exhibition explores the shift that came with Japan's unification at the start of the period. Aug. 23-Feb. 2, Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Cantor Arts Center, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford.
Art Galleries'Border Crossings: From Imperial to Popular Life'
This Cantor Arts Center exhibit explores how the boundaries between social classes and identities are challenged and transcended through 18th-century Chinese paintings. Aug. 23-Feb. 2, Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Cantor Arts Center, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford.
DanceScottish Country Dancing
A fall session starts on Sept. 4 with "Intro Night," and is free for first timers. After that, the drop-in fee is $10 or $133 for the full session ($8 per night). Everyone is welcome, from complete beginners to experienced dancers. Classes run until Feb. 4. 7:45-10 p.m. Mountain View Sports Pavilion, 1185 Castro St., Mountain View.