View by subject• Art Galleries
• Community Events
• Family and Kids
• Food and Drink
• Live Music
• On Stage
• Research Subjects
• Special Events
• Support Groups
• Lectures & Talks
• Teen Activities
Art GalleriesAnita Seipp Gallery Exhibition
Photos from the "March of the Living" by Raphael Shevelev and Holocaust Responses: Artwork by Lola Fraknoi and Ewa Gavrielov will be on display at Castilleja School's Anita Seipp Gallery. A closing reception for the artists will be held March 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. The exhibit is on display from Feb. 4-March 8, every day except Saturday and Sunday. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Castilleja School Anita Seipp Gllery, 1310 Bryant St., Palo Alto .
Classes/WorkshopsSustainable Home Vegetable Gardening
Learn from UCCE Master Gardeners how to establish a successful and environmentally responsible food garden that provides vegetables and herbs every month of the year. Emphasis on sustainable gardening. Meets every Tuesday from Feb. 4 to March 11, 7-9 p.m. Register online at www.paadultschool.org or by calling 650-329-3752. $84. Palo Alto High School, 50 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto.
ExhibitsMixed Media Exhibit
This mixed media exhibit shows artist Rona Foster's portrayal of landscapes and other nature-related subjects. Available to view during restaurant's open hours. Jan. 8-March 11, 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Free. Garden Fresh Restaurant, 460 Ramona St., Palo Alto.
Lectures & TalksOcean Cruising
Maureen Jones of All Horizons Travel will talk about two cruises: 11 days in the Mediterranean and 14 days in Australia and New Zealand. March 11, 7-8 p.m. Free. Los Altos Library, 13 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos.
DanceLatin Dance Class
Learn the Latin dances -- rumba, cha-cha, samba, tango -- with instructors Ellen Murray and Gene Esswein in this Mountain View Adult Ed class. Singles and couples welcome. Deadline for registration is Jan. 23. The class runs Jan. 17-March 17, Mondays, 7:30-9 p.m. $39. Mountain View Community Center, 201 S. Rengstorff Ave., Mountain View.
Classes/WorkshopsiPad Drawing Class
Learn to paint, draw, sketch and animate on an iPad or mobile device in this City of Menlo Park art class. Jan. 6-March 17, Mondays, 4-5 p.m. $130/$174. Arrillaga Family Recreation Center, 700 Alma St., Menlo Park.
Exhibits'Imagined Spaces and Paintings' by Ernest Regua
This exhibition will display artist Ernest Regua's abstract work at the museum from Feb. 7 until March 30, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Free. Community School of Music and Arts at Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View.
Classes/WorkshopsBoomer Fitness Blast Class
This fitness class offers a low-impact, full-body workout that aims to increase muscle strength and flexibility as well as improve posture and agility. By registration only. Jan. 13-March 31, Mondays, 7-8 p.m. $150. Portola Valley Town Center, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley.
Exhibits'Pencils Down' Exhibit
This exhibition that explores the creative potential and artistic possibilities of graphite. Transcending the possibilities of the medium of drawings alone, the exhibition showcases new applications of graphite as a material of drawing, painting, sculpture and installation. Until April 13, Center hours. Free. Palo Alto Art Center, 1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto.
AuditionsEl Camino Youth Symphony Auditions
ECYS is holding new member auditions for the 2014-15 season. ECYS offers six different orchestras as well as opportunities in chamber music for musicians of all levels. Interested applicants, ages 6-18, with at least one year of private lessons are encouraged to apply. Auditions in March/April 2014. $25 audition fee. To be determined, To be determined, Palo Alto.
Art GalleriesJim Dine and Claes Oldenburg Exhibit
Jim Dine and Claes Oldenburg are two American artists who depict every day objects in various ways; 20 of their prints will be on display. Ongoing from Dec. 11 to April 27, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Cantor Arts Center, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford.
HealthJacki’s Aerobic Dancing Classes
These fitness classes include core work, strength training and aerobic routines. Jacki's also offers complimentary childcare; bring children and get the first month of classes for free. 9 a.m.-10 a.m. $4 per class. Mountain View Masonic Lodge, 890 Church St., Mountain View.
DanceFor the Love of Dance Classes
For the Love of Dance is offering new classes starting in September. New Monday classes: beginner-to-intermediate-level class hip hop at 8 p.m., adult/teen jazz 7-8 p.m.,ballet and tap 3:30-4:30 p.m.; jazz and hip-hop for ages 8-12 5:30-6:30 p.m. and music theater 4:30-5:30 p.m. New Tuesday classes: adult ballet 12:45-1:45 p.m.; advanced jazz, tap and lyrical dance 7-9 p.m. and beginner ballet 3:30-4:30 p.m. New Wednesday classes: adult/teen ballet 7:30-9 p.m. and adult/teen tap 6:30-7:30 p.m. New Thursday classes: "Mommy & Me" 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., pre-ballet and tap 10:30-11:30 a.m. and a trio dance classes for ages 7-9, 4:30-6 p.m. $60/month. For the Love of Dance, 2483 Old Middlefield Way Suite B, Mountain View.
Family and KidsMarine Science Camp
The Marine Science Institute is hosting a camp that offers hands-on activities, live animals and educational field trips including a day aboard the Marine Science Institute research vessel. Week-long camps run from June 16–Aug. 15; each day starts at 10 a.m. Registration opens Feb. 1. Starting at $375. Marine Science Institute, 500 Discovery Parkway, Redwood City.
Clubs/MeetingsPalo Alto Scrabble Club
The Palo Alto Scrabble Club welcomes players of all levels every Monday night, holidays included. No need to RSVP. No charge to play. Players can drop in with their equipment or use the club's. 6-9:30 p.m. Free. Freebirds World Burrito, 2305 El Camino Real, Palo Alto.