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Home front: Shop a unique garage sale, learn bath update basics

Also: Volunteer habitat planting to mark the day of service celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

A roundup of local home and garden news and events, including a garage sale featuring discontinued designer samples and a workshop on how to make simple updates to your bathroom.

FABMO GARAGE SALE ... Pick up unique household goods, home decor and other items at a "garage sale" taking place on Saturday, Jan. 18, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at FabMo in Mountain View. FabMo rescues discontinued designer samples, including upholstery fabric and tile, and makes them available for reuse, typically through monthly appointment-based "selection events." Here's a chance to raid FabMo's stash of goodies without an appointment. The funds raised benefit the organization's work keeping useful items out of the landfill. FabMo is located at 970 Terra Bella Ave., Suite 5, Mountain View. For more information, call 650-282-6548 or visit fabmo.org.

BATH UPDATE WORKSHOP ... Learn how to make some quick, but key updates to your bathroom on Saturday, Jan. 18, 10-11:30 a.m. at Home Depot. This workshop will offer hands-on tutorials on how to install showerheads, light fixtures and bath hardware. Home Depot is located at 1781 E. Bayshore Road, East Palo Alto. For more information, call 650-462-6800 or visit homedepot.com/workshops.

TREE PLANTING DAY OF SERVICE ... Help mark the national day of service celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day at a special event hosted by Canopy, Grassroots Ecology, and the city of East Palo Alto on Monday, Jan. 20, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. East Palo Alto Mayor Regina Wallace-Jones will plant a tree during a ceremony, and then volunteers will plant acorns, saplings and native plants along San Francisquito Creek to provide habitat for wildlife and a pleasant community space. Meet at Open Door Church of God, 1108 O'Connor St., East Palo Alto; planting will take place near 103 Daphne Way, about a 1/4 mile away. All ages welcome and no experience required. For more information, contact Michael Hawkins at michael@canopy.org or visit canopy.org.

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