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April 2018

Exhibit — Sustaining Grandeur: The First 100 Years of Save the Redwoods League

April 20, 10:00 am - August 31, 4:00 pm
The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley, University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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Free

Marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of Save the Redwoods League, Sustaining Grandeur explores the organization’s first century protecting California’s redwood forests and the surrounding lands that sustain them, and looks forward to the League’s continued efforts to steward these magnificent landscapes. The exhibit provides a glimpse into Bancroft’s vast record of the environmental movement — a collection of materials that is among the largest of its kind in the nation.

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August 2018

Summer Science Camps at YSI

August 13, 8:00 am - August 17, 5:30 pm
YSI – Vasona Park, 333 Blossom Hill Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032 United States
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Half and extended day camps for preK-6th grade, June through August. YSI is a non-profit organization that has been providing hands-on science learning since 1953. YSI Summer Science Camps are held at Vasona Lake County Park, Los Gatos. Each YSI camp incorporates science, hiking, games, arts & crafts, and live animal programs. We offer early morning drop-off and extended day options to accommodate your schedule. Our unique camp content is designed to encourage and foster social development.

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Middle Palisade in Sierra Nevada (14012 ft)

August 13, 9:00 am - August 16, 9:00 pm

This event is posted on a short notice to see if anybody in the group would be interested in joining me on the trip to the Middle Palisade. The mountain standing at 14,012 feet is one of the more spectacular in the Palisades ridge that lies just west of Big Pine, CA. While this trip is a backpacking event, it involves day hiking as well as rock scrambling. Please read carefully. IMPORTANT: Reaching the summit requires a class 3 rock…

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Redwood City Stafford Park

August 15

www.redwoodcityevents.org

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T. Greenwood at Warwick’s Books

August 15
Warwick’s Books, 7812 Girard Avenue San Diego CA, 3001 Girard Ct
Eureka, CA United States
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Sponsored / Hosted by: T. Greenwood discusses and signs copies of her new novel Rust & Stardust. City: San Diego State: CA Link: https://www.warwicks.com/event/t-greenwood-2018

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Saeeda Hafiz – The Healing (Sausalito Store)

August 15
Book Passage 100 Bay Street Sausalito, CA 94965, 2 Bay St
Sausalito, CA United States
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Sponsored / Hosted by: In the memoir The Healing, a young black American woman signs up for lessons in yoga and clean eating as signifiers of her new middle class status, little realizing that her new lifestyle will bring her face to face with the inner demons fed by the domestic violence, addiction, and poverty she witnessed as a child. City: Sausalito State: CA Event Website: https://www.bookpassage.com/event/saeeda-hafiz-healing-sausalito-store

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Shalane Flanagan & Elyse Kopecky – Run Fast/Cook Fast/Eat Slow (San Francisco Store)

August 15
Book Passage 1 Ferry Building San Francisco, CA 94111, 2 Forest View Dr
San Francisco, CA United States
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Sponsored / Hosted by: The New York Times bestseller Run Fast. Eat Slow. taught runners of all ages that healthy food could be both indulgent and incredibly nourishing. Now, Olympian Shalane Flanagan and chef Elyse Kopecky are back with a cookbook that's full of recipes that are fast and easy without sacrificing flavor. Whether you are an athlete, training for a marathon, someone who barely has time to step in the kitchen, or feeding a hungry family, Run Fast. Cook…

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Francine Allen – Not a Poster Child (Corte Madera Store)

August 15
Book Passage 51 Tamal Vista Blvd Corte Madera, CA 94925, 4 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA United States
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Sponsored / Hosted by: Polio is back in the news. Almost forgotten for decades in the US, it has been brought back into the spotlight by the anti-vaxxer movement -- but for millions around the world, especially those who have residual or late effects of polio, this virus has never been old news. Francine Falk-Allen was only three years old when she contracted polio and temporarily lost the ability to stand and walk. Here, she tells the story of how…

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Storytime & Book Signing with Co-author and Illustrator Claudia Sloan- August 15

August 15

City: San Jose State: CA Event Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/storytime-book-signing-with-co-author-and-illustrator-claudia-sloan-august-15-tickets-47982374574?aff=es2

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Shorebird Workshop

August 15
Half Moon Bay, Main Street
Half Moon Bay, CA United States
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$100.00

Shorebird migration is one of the most marvelous of all animal migrations! Some of these birds migrate from the southern hemisphere to the high Arctic in a very short and rapid migration. We are fortunate to live by San Francisco Bay, one of the world’s most important migration stop-over areas for shorebirds. Apart from identification we will dig deep into bird behavior, physiology, ecology, and everything else that is relevant to this season and your enjoyment of migrating shorebirds. This…

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Lecture & OLLI Membership-Living & Working with Adelie Penguins in Antarctica

August 15, 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Fresno State Satellite Student Union, 2485 E. San Ramon
Fresno, CA 93740 us
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Trip Rating: EasyTotal Miles: Less than 1Fee: $10 OLLI Membership Fee (details follow)Jean Pennycook lived in the Adelie penguin breeding colony the past 15 austral summers. She will discuss how these birds live and thrive in the harshest environment on earth. She will also share information on other animals & glaciers from her work.This is a low cost ($10) opportunity to sample the variety of options available through Osher Life Long Learning Institute during their Summer session. To attend the…

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Lecture & OLLI Membership-Living & Working with Adelie Penguins in Antarctica

August 15, 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Fresno State Satellite Student Union, 2485 E. San Ramon
Fresno, CA 93740 us
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Trip Rating: EasyTotal Miles: Less than 1Fee: $10 OLLI Membership Fee (details follow)Jean Pennycook lived in the Adelie penguin breeding colony the past 15 austral summers. She will discuss how these birds live and thrive in the harshest environment on earth. She will also share information on other animals & glaciers from her work.This is a low cost ($10) opportunity to sample the variety of options available through Osher Life Long Learning Institute during their Summer session. To attend the…

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Sutro Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Day

August 15, 9:30 am
Mount Sutro Native Plant Nursery, 476 Johnstone Dr.
San Francisco, California 94131
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free

PROPAGATION AND TRANSPLANTING at Mt. Sutro Native Plant Nursery                                                                                                 Every Wednesday, 9:30am – 12:30pm Come enjoy a morning of Stewardship at the Sutro Nursery! Nursery activities include sowing seeds, transplanting plants, tending to our demonstration gardens, planting out on the mountain, and more, depending on the needs of the day. No experience necessary, tools and instruction provided. Please bring water and wear clothes you don’t mind getting a little dirty, sturdy shoes, and layers. Long pants and closed toe shoes are required.…

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Land of Medicine Buddha with Andy Werner

August 15, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
North of Soquel Drive and North Main Street, Soquel, Soquel Drive and North Main Street
Soquel, ca 95073 us
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READ THESE FIVE STATEMENTS BEFORE YOU SIGN-UP FOR THIS FIELD TRIP: 1) Please don’t sign-up unless you are in love with botany and nature. This is a California Native Plant Society field trip and with a few exceptions, CNPS field trips are nature walks, not a 'get your heart rate up' hike. 2) You must have your last name on your profile to sign-up. We like to know who is coming and it helps us to keep track of no-shows.…

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Land of Medicine Buddha with Andy Werner

August 15, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
North of Soquel Drive and North Main Street, Soquel, Soquel Drive and North Main Street
Soquel, ca 95073 us
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READ THESE FIVE STATEMENTS BEFORE YOU SIGN-UP FOR THIS FIELD TRIP: 1) Please don’t sign-up unless you are in love with botany and nature. This is a California Native Plant Society field trip and with a few exceptions, CNPS field trips are nature walks, not a 'get your heart rate up' hike. 2) You must have your last name on your profile to sign-up. We like to know who is coming and it helps us to keep track of no-shows.…

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Land of Medicine Buddha with Andy Werner

August 15, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
North of Soquel Drive and North Main Street, Soquel, Soquel Drive and North Main Street
Soquel, ca 95073 us
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READ THESE FIVE STATEMENTS BEFORE YOU SIGN-UP FOR THIS FIELD TRIP: 1) Please don’t sign-up unless you are in love with botany and nature. This is a California Native Plant Society field trip and with a few exceptions, CNPS field trips are nature walks, not a 'get your heart rate up' hike. 2) You must have your last name on your profile to sign-up. We like to know who is coming and it helps us to keep track of no-shows.…

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Wednesday Wellness Walks

August 15, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve, 17000 Armstrong Woods Rd.
Guerneville, CA 95446 United States
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Free

Easy Walks to Enhance Physical & Mental Well-being: Studies show that walking in the woods helps boost your immune system, reduce blood pressure and stress, aid in recovery, increase energy, improve sleep, and more. Enjoy a free docent-led walk in the woods, every Wednesday from 10:00 – 11:00 AM, at Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve! Instructor(s): Stewards Docents Fee: FREE Meets: Every Wednesday, starting May 2, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM, Armstrong Redwoods Visitor Center (located in the entrance parking…

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Farmers’ Market

August 15, 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 26, 2018

Downtown Hollister Hollister, CA 95023 United States + Google Map

The Hollister Downtown Association (HDA) invites you to their Certified Farmers’ Market on San Benito Street between Fourth and Seventh Streets each Wednesday, from May 2, 2018 through September 26, 2018. This weekly downtown event features vendors selling the very best in fresh produce, tasty prepared foods, flowers, organic and gluten-free selections, specialty baked goods, local olive oils and honey, sausages, BBQ and more. You will also find handcrafted items, information booths, live entertainment, and activities for children. This event…

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Wednesday After Work Conditioning Hike

August 15, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Coyote Lake-Harvey Bear Ranch (HARVEY BEAR @ SAN MARTIN AVE entrance), 1935 E. San Martin Avenue
San Martin, CA 95046 us
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Let's stay fit in the middle of the week! We'll hike the Willow Springs/Harvey Bear trail loop. Elevation Gain: 925 ft. Difficulty: Moderate. Length/Duration: 5.9 Miles / 2 Hours Meeting Location: Harvey Bear Ranch parking lot in between the car and horse trailer lots. The Harvey Bear Ranch park is only 2 miles east of Highway 101 in San Martin. Take the San Martin Ave. exit and proceed east on San Martin Ave. for 2 miles; watch for the entrance…

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Wednesday After Work (WAW): 3.75 mile Stanford Dish loop

August 15, 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
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Midweek Pincushion Hike (SHORT/MODERATE)

August 15, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fort Washington/Bentleys Starbucks, 9423 N. Fort Washington #108
Fresno, CA 93730 us
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READ for LOCATION!! LOCATION: Parking lot in front of Starbucks of Fort Washington. HIKE DESCRIPTION: This is a short but strenuous hike of about 3-5 miles round trip depending on the exact route we take. This hike is good for trail runners, trail walkers and everyone in between who is prepared for several long heart-pounding inclines. Fresh air, green hills, and views of the mountains we love to climb! DIFFICULTY: Moderate due to intensity and distance although we often break…

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Paint Your Own Wine Glass At Aroma Cellars!

August 15, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Aroma Cellars, 650 San Benito St Suite 150
Hollister, CA 95023 United States
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Please join us for an exclusive Wine Glass Paint Party At Aroma Cellars in Hollister!For just $25 you can paint your very own dishwasher and drinkable safe Wine Glass! There will be yummy food and drinks available for seperate purchase from 6p-7p.  Painting will begin promptly at 7pm. Everyone will be provided all the materials needed to make and take a fun festive wine glass home with them.  Seating is limited and this event is sure to sell out! Purchase your tickets early…

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Midweek Pincushion Hike (SHORT/MODERATE)

August 15, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fort Washington/Bentleys Starbucks, 9423 N. Fort Washington #108
Fresno, CA 93730 us
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READ for LOCATION!! LOCATION: Parking lot in front of Starbucks of Fort Washington. HIKE DESCRIPTION: This is a short but strenuous hike of about 3-5 miles round trip depending on the exact route we take. This hike is good for trail runners, trail walkers and everyone in between who is prepared for several long heart-pounding inclines. Fresh air, green hills, and views of the mountains we love to climb! DIFFICULTY: Moderate due to intensity and distance although we often break…

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Midweek Pincushion Hike (SHORT/MODERATE)

August 15, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Art Opening with Aerial Photographer Niki Britton

August 15, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art of Yoga, 16165 Monterey Rd.
Morgan Hill, CA United States
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Join Art of Yoga and artist Niki Britton for our next art opening. Beautiful aerial photography of the bay area! All are welcome and refreshments will be served. Niki was born and raised in Morgan Hill and is currently living in Gilroy with her husband and French Bulldog, Gonzo. Niki says, "I am an aerial photographer, airplane pilot, and wedding photographer. As you can see from my photographs I absolutely live for a city skyline and beautiful sunset! I consider…

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“In the Heights”

August 15, 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 15, 2018

City Lights Theater, 529 South Second St.
San Jose, CA United States
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In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood — a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It’s a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you, and which ones you leave behind.…

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Palm Springs VillageFest

Weekly Arts & Crafts Festival www.villagefest.org

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Downtown Oxnard Farmers Market

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PMCA: Exploring California

Sponsored / Hosted by: Join Red Hen Press and notable African American writers for a reading of contemporary poetry and prose in conjunction with Grafton Tyler Brown: Exploring California.Join us afterwards for a reception courtesy of Lagunitas Brewing Company. Presented with the Playhouse District Association.This free event is presented as part of our PMCA 1234 monthly programming. City: Pasadena State: CA Link: http://pmcaonline.org/programs/pmca-1234-third-thurs-aug16-18/

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Kristan Higgins – Good Luck With That (Corte Madera Store)

August 16
Book Passage 51 Tamal Vista Blvd Corte Madera, CA 94925, 4 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA United States
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Sponsored / Hosted by: Emerson, Georgia, and Marley have been best friends ever since they met at a weight-loss camp as teens. When Emerson tragically passes away, she leaves one final wish for her best friends: to conquer the fears they still carry as adults. City: Corte Madera State: CA Event Website: https://www.bookpassage.com/event/kristan-higgins-good-luck-corte-madera-store

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Paula Saunders – The Distance Home (San Francisco Store)

August 16
Book Passage 1 Ferry Building San Francisco, CA 94111, 2 Forest View Dr
San Francisco, CA United States
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Sponsored / Hosted by: In Conversation with George Saunders City: San Francisco State: CA Event Website: https://www.bookpassage.com/event/paula-saunders-distance-home-san-francisco-store

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Our Ocean’s Edge: Documenting California’s Ocean Parks Lecture + Book Signing

City: Monterey State: CA Event Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/our-oceans-edge-documenting-californias-ocean-parks-lecture-book-signing-tickets-48214392546?aff=es2

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March artist Nate Powell talk and signing for his new book Come Again

August 16

Sponsored / Hosted by: Wow Cool | Alternative Comics is a small bookstore and newsstand specializing in art and comics located in the historic Monta Vista neighborhood of Cupertino in west Santa Clara County. We offer Comics, Books, Vinyl Records, Zines and more from a wide range of independent and local artists. Featured publishers include Alternative Comics, Top Shelf Productions, Koyama Press, Ad House Books, PictureBox, Drawn & Quarterly, Last Gasp and Fantagraphics. We have the largest selection of self-published…

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THURSDAY 7:30am CLOVIS WRIGHT STATION – NO_HOST 3 mile Slow Walk

August 16, 7:30 am - 9:30 am
John R. Wright Rest Stop Trail Junction, Intersection Minnewawa and Birch Ave, Clovis CA
Clovis, ca 93611 us
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THIS IS A NO-HOST EVENT until Bill returns to host in a few weeks. Join other regulars for a stroll on one of the shadiest trails in town, following a cool creek. We usually walk at a slow pace, maybe 2.0 to 2.6 mph. Frequently Hagop stops by to see if anyone is interested in joining him for a Run-Walk (typical 4-5 minute jog, then 1-2 minute walk, and repeat) while others stroll. This venue was suggested by Dennis Kerns…

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LEAD Institute Information Session Hollister 8/16

August 16, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Community Foundation for San Benito County Office, 829 San Benito St.#200
Hollister, CA 95023
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2019 LEAD Institute Information Session Thursday, August 16, 2018 5:00 – 6:00 PM Community Foundation for San Benito County 829 San Benito St., #200, Hollister LEAD Institute is a year-long professional development program for nonprofits serving the diverse communities of Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties. The intent of LEAD is to prepare successful nonprofit directors or managers to take on expanded leadership responsibilities. We encourage you to complete an online Interest Form today and explore full program details…

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After Work Hike At Windy Hill

August 16, 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Windy Hill Open Space Parking, 555 Portola Rd
Portola Valley, CA us
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We will hike up Hamms Gulch Trail and back on Spring Ridge Trail, approximately 9 miles and 1500 feet of elevation Please fill out the online waiver, I will have paper waivers if it's not entered in the system by tomorrow https://www.sleeplateandhike.com/waiver-signing-form

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May 3, 10, 17, 24 Toro Park evening hikes

August 16, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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4.75 mile walk on the Los Gatos Creek Trail

August 16, 5:45 pm - 7:45 pm
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Downtown San Rafael Market

August 16, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

www.sanrafaelmarket.org

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Paso Robles Concerts in the Park

August 16, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

www.pasoroblesdowntown.org

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Power Walk Woodward Park (6:30 pm)

August 16, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Starbucks, 1380 Pear Ave
Mountain View, CA 940431360 United States
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READ for LOCATION!! LOCATION: Parking lot in front of Starbucks of Fort Washington. TOTAL MILES: 5.5 miles or so . . . DIFFICULTY: Moderate due to intensity and distance although we often break into multiple groups depending on how fast each of us want to walk. WHO CAN GO: Adult hikers of all abilities and well-mannered trail dogs obedient to their owners HIKE DESCRIPTION: For many of us, this is a BRISK, NOT LEISURELY, walk/jog for fitness of about 5…

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The Amazing Sounds of Birds

August 16, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Northbrae Community Church, Berkeley CA, 941 The Alameda
Berkeley, CA 94707 United States
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$5

What bird uses its voice to echolocate inside dark caves? Which bird sings a duet with itself? Which bird sings over a thousand different songs? In this presentation, Nathan Pieplow shares some of his most remarkable audio from over a decade of recording birds in the field. You will see the sounds as well as hear them, and learn the stories of the birds that made them, and what some of those birds are actually saying.Nathan lives in Boulder, Colorado,…

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The Amazing Sounds of Birds

August 16, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Northbrae Community Church, Berkeley CA, 941 The Alameda
Berkeley, CA 94707 United States
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What bird uses its voice to echolocate inside dark caves? Which bird sings a duet with itself? Which bird sings over a thousand different songs? In this presentation, Nathan Pieplow shares some of his most remarkable audio from over a decade of recording birds in the field. You will see the sounds as well as hear them, and learn the stories of the birds that made them, and what some of those birds are actually saying.Nathan lives in Boulder, Colorado,…

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Camping/Hiking Grand Canyon & Petrified National Parks – 5 day Trip

August 16, 7:00 pm - August 21, 9:00 pm

You should be able to hike 12 miles/day. Group size will be 4. Please add yourself to "Going" list. I'll reach out to you by July 7, 10pm to confirm your RSVP & share more details. Trip Itinerary:Thu, Aug 16: Fly to Las Vegas (reach Vegas before 9pm)Fri, Aug 17, 9am: Explore Grand canyon South Rim, and drive to North RimSat, Aug 18: Explore Grand canyon North Rim (If possible, we will hike to Havasupai Falls and camp there one…

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Power Walk Woodward Park (7 pm)

August 16, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Starbucks, 1380 Pear Ave
Mountain View, CA 940431360 United States
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READ for LOCATION!! LOCATION: Parking lot in front of Starbucks of Fort Washington. TOTAL MILES: 5.1 miles or so . . . DIFFICULTY: Moderate due to intensity and distance although we often break into multiple groups depending on how fast each of us want to walk. WHO CAN GO: Adult hikers of all abilities and well-mannered trail dogs obedient to their owners HIKE DESCRIPTION: For many of us, this is a BRISK, NOT LEISURELY, walk/jog for fitness of about 5…

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Power Walk Woodward Park (7 pm)

August 16, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Maryanne Wolf – Reader, Come Home (Corte Madera Store)

August 17
Book Passage 51 Tamal Vista Blvd Corte Madera, CA 94925, 4 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA United States
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Sponsored / Hosted by: A decade ago, Maryanne Wolf’s Proust and the Squid revealed what we know about how the brain learns to read and how reading changes the way we think and feel. Since then, the ways we process written language have changed dramatically with many concerned about both their own changes and that of children. New research on the reading brain chronicles these changes in the brains of children and adults as they learn to read while immersed…

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4-day Shasta area trip to Mt Lassen & Mt Shasta area

August 17, 6:00 am
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Alta Peak (STRENUOUS)

August 17, 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Shekinah Glory Golf Tournament 建堂籌款高爾夫錦標賽

August 17, 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eagle Ridge Golf Club, 2951 Club Dr
Gilroy, CA 95020 United States
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Come and support the Shekinah Glory building fundraiser and have a fun golf outing at one of Northern California premier golf courses, Eagle Ridge Golf Course. There are 4 ways you can participate: 1. Golf Package $200 per person, will include:                                                                               …

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Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office Agility Workshop – 08/17/2018

August 17, 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Justice Training Center, 19050 Malaguerra Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037 US
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Meet with a recruiter as you prepare and practice for the physical agility test.  You should wear proper attire for the physical agility events and will receive coaching and practice time on the Solid Wall Climb, Obstacle Course, Dummy Drag, and 500 Yard Run. You will also have the opportunity to speak with a background investigator and ask questions about the background process. You can attend any of the workshop sessions starting at 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, and 3:00 PM.…

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Vaquero Heritage Days

August 17, 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on August 18, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on August 19, 2018 at 9:30am

St. Francis Retreat Center, 549 Mission Vineyard Road
San Juan Bautista, CA United States
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Celebrating California's vaquero legacy in rolling hills on historic original Mission land where early vaqueros tended vast livestock herds in the 18th & 19th century. Meet today's vaquero-style gearmakers, silversmiths, rawhide braiders, fine artists, historians sharing their knowledge & skills. Vaquero horsemen demonstrate traditional bridle horses, gear, riata roping & aspects of land stewardship. A 3-day event with Artisan Show & Sale, 30 booths. Concerts by Dave Stamey & Juni Fisher (advance tickets needed). Great Food, Wine Bar, Raffle &…

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Downtown Farmers’ Market

August 17, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
San Pedro St. – San Jose CA 95113, 2 S San Pedro St
San Jose, CA United States
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http://www.sanjoseca.gov/calendar.aspx?EID=6321

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Downtown Farmers’ Market

August 17, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
San Pedro St. – San Jose CA 95113, 2 S San Pedro St
San Jose, CA United States
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http://www.sanjoseca.gov/calendar.aspx?EID=6321

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Downtown Farmers’ Market

August 17, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
San Pedro St. – San Jose CA 95113, 2 S San Pedro St
San Jose, CA United States
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http://www.sanjoseca.gov/calendar.aspx?EID=6321

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SCVMTFC General Meeting

August 17, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The meeting begins at 7:30 PM at the Santa Clara Fire Station #2 1900 Walsh Ave., Santa Clara, California. New members and curious visitors are always welcome. You don't need a Model T to belong.

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August Ride with SJ Bike Party

August 17, 8:00 pm
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Left Coast Writers: Richard Roberts – Tuning In (Corte Madera Store)

August 18
Book Passage 51 Tamal Vista Blvd Corte Madera, CA 94925, 4 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA United States
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Sponsored / Hosted by: Jon Gunnarson never meant to transform humanity. He just wanted a normal life. A life where he doesn’t absorb other people’s emotions, lose himself and have to live like a hermit. So he jumps at the chance to help develop a scam telepathy app because it will get him to Bhutan, where he hopes an old friend will teach him how to disconnect. Sure, he has to work with Ella, a neuroscientist he’s falling in love…

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Joyce Goldstein – Jam Session (San Francisco Store)

August 18
Book Passage 1 Ferry Building San Francisco, CA 94111, 2 Forest View Dr
San Francisco, CA United States
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Sponsored / Hosted by: CUESA Meet & Greet City: San Francisco State: CA Event Website: https://www.bookpassage.com/event/joyce-goldstein-jam-session-san-francisco-store

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Mt Silliman – Strenuous

August 18, 5:00 am - 9:00 pm
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36th Annual Swap Meet & Flea Market Weekend

August 18 - August 19
Monona County Fairgrounds, 100 N. 12th Street
Onawa, Iowa, IA 51040
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Free

The “Classics” Swap Meet & Flea Market Weekend will be back at the Monona County Fairgrounds in Onawa this year the weekend of August 18-19. The grounds will open to the public from 7:00am to 3:00pm each day. There is no cost for spectators to come pick over all the amazing items that will be available. Last year “Pickers” from all over the Midwest traveled up to 300 miles just to come shop at the Swap Meet which always delivers…

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Early Birds: Laguna Watershed Perspectives Walk – Birding the Santa Rosa Creek Trail

August 18, 7:30 am - 10:30 am
Laguna Environmental Center, 900 Sanford Road
Santa Rosa, California 95401
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$10

The Laguna de Santa Rosa bursts with birdlife, especially in the early morning! Join us for this early-morning exploration of one of the Laguna Watershed’s largest tributaries, Santa Rosa Creek. With more than 200 species of birds found in the watershed, birders of all ages and skill levels will enjoy this leisurely stroll along the Santa Rosa Creek Trail where we will discover patterns of bird behavior, communication, and habitat. We will meet at the Laguna Environmental Center for snacks…

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Birding in Marin — Limantour Beach and Estero

August 18, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Limantour Beach, Point Reyes National Seashore
Point Reyes, CA 94956 United States
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August will find Jim and Bob exploring Limantour Beach and Estero. We will meet at the Limantour parking lot in the Point Reyes National Seashore where there are restrooms and ample parking. We intend to hike up the beach until we find Snowy Plovers, Brant and the declining White-winged Scoters. We will walk back on the Estero side expecting to see more shorebirds and ducks. After lunch (bring your own) we intend to walk a ways up the Sky Trail…

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Bay Area Garden Railway Society has announced their 24th annual Garden Railroad Tour

August 18, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Open houses from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Model railways will be displayed in Morgan Hill, Gilroy and Hollister. A donation of non-perishable food item is requested. If you would like to attend and obtain the addresses of the open houses, contact Allan Greenberg at (408)997-0879 or at allang@pacbell.net.

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5-mile morning hike at Quicksilver, McAbee entrance

August 18, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Preventative Health, Safety & Nutrition for Child Care Providers- San Jose

August 18, 9:00 am - August 19, 5:00 pm

This class satisfies 8 hours of the 16 hour training requirement for Child Care Licensing.  The course cost is $100  with advancee payment or $125 if paid on the day of the class.  Upon class completion,  you will receive a certificate of  completion with EMSA approved sticker.  Pre-registration for this course is required.  Please make checks/money orders payable to Choices for Children and mail at least 1 week in advance to 350 Woodview Avenue, Suite 100 Morgan Hill, CA 95037 Attn:…

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MMWD Habitat Restoration: Restore Open Oak Woodlands

August 18, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Laurel Dell Fire Road Gate, Located on Ridgecrest BLVD + Google Map
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MMWD Habitat Restoration: Restore Open Oak Woodlands Saturday August 18, 9 AM to Noon Join MMWD on Mt. Tam for a day of restoration. Volunteers will focus on removing young Douglas-fir trees that threaten to take over grasslands and oak woodlands. Our grassy meadows are home to sun-loving plants and animals and are hunting grounds for birds of prey. The fruits of our open canopy hardwoods – oak, bay and madrone trees – nourish abundant forest wildlife. Halt the advancement…

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Arroyo Seco Gorge / Hike & Swim (~6 Miles, ~1,000 Feet) MAYBE..Water conditions?

August 18, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Arroyo Seco Campground, 47600 Arroyo Seco Road
Greenfield, CA 93927 us
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Arroyo Seco Gorge - Come join us for a trek to the Arroyo Seco River gorge where we will spend the day hiking & swimming through one of the more beautiful areas in the eastern Ventana Wilderness. Arroyo Seco is anything but seco (Spanish for "dry"); it got its name because it disappears before joining the Salinas river somewhere underground. In the hills, it has carved a narrow deep gorge with an all year stream flowing from pool-to-pool. We will…

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Morning Walk, Followed by Coffee

August 18, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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The Bay Model Wants You!!!

August 18, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bay Model Visitor Center, 2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA 94965 United States
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Become part of Sausalito’s very own attraction known around the world! We have a variety of volunteer positions that are suited for people just like you! Greet visitors, lead tours, work with school groups, and more! Come and be a part of one of the largest working hydraulic models in existence. Join us for a brief orientation! Contact Park Ranger Joanne Jarvis 415.289.3027 or email joanne.jarvis@usace.army.mil

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Preview Environmental Forum of Marin’s Master Class 45!

August 18, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
BioMarin, 750 Lindaro Street
San Rafael, CA 94901 United States
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Don’t miss your last opportunity to hear highlights of our landmark environmental advocacy program. Learn more about the Master Class series, our field trips, our experienced class presenters, and meet other participants. We will have plenty of time for questions and mingling after brief presentations.

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Third Saturday Nature Walk at Edgewood Park and Natural Preserve

August 18, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Edgewood County Park: Bill and Jean Lane Education Center, 6 Old Stage Coach Rd
Redwood City, CA 94062
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Wildfires! How Edgewood’s plant communities live with fire

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Get the Rush! at Rush Ranch

August 18, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rush Ranch Open Space, 3521 Grizzly Island Road
Suisun City, 94585 United States
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On the third Saturday of every month, volunteers offer family-friendly activities at Rush Ranch. Timing and activities vary month to month. In April, you and your kids can experiment with science discovery labs, travel back in time by entering a traditional blacksmith shop, and take a guided walk alongside the tidal marsh. Weather permitting, you can also ride around the ranch on a horse-drawn wagon. Wheelchair users are encouraged to board the wagon and experience the ride; the wagons are…

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Henry Cowell Redwood Tours

August 18, 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, 101 N Big Trees Park Road
Felton, CA 95018 United States
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Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park  Redwood Tours                                                                                   Saturdays at 11am and 2pm How do redwoods grow to become the tallest organisms on earth? How important are banana slugs to the redwood ecosystems? Why are there so few old growth trees left? Answer these questions and more every Saturday on our Redwood Grove Walks. One of our knowledgeable docents will lead you through our magnificent old growth forest and answer any questions you may have. Meet at the Visitors Center in…

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Purisima Creek Hike

August 18, 11:15 am - 5:00 pm
North Ridge Trail, Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve, N Ridge Trail, Redwood City, CA 94062
Redwood city, CA us
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In the Midpeninsula Open Space Reserve, the 4,711-acre Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve has more then 24 miles of hiking trails, and is located on the western slopes of the Santa Cruz Mountains overlooking Half Moon Bay. The Preserve has towering redwoods, rushing creek, and understory of ferns, berries, and wildflowers. Magnificent views of the Coast and of Half Moon Bay are visible from the northern part as we go down into the valley, then we are in the…

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Wine Tasting, Tour & Picnic at Martin Ranch

August 18, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Play Board Games

August 18, 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bella Viva Ristorante e Caffe, 7423 Monterey St
Gilroy, CA 95020 United States
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We play all kinds of board games but mostly light- to medium-weight euro-games, super-fillers, and card games.  Hope to game with you soon!

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CREPUSCULAR CRITTERS OF BOHEMIA ECOLOGICAL PRESERVE

August 18, 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bohemia Ecological Preserve, 6510 Bohemian Hwy
Occidental, CA 95465 United States
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Come visit the CREPUSCULAR CRITTERS OF BOHEMIA ECOLOGICAL PRESERVE FOR A TRIP INTO THE WORLD OF BATS and other nighttime creatures AND A POTLUCK DINNER WITH OPTIONAL OVERNIGHT Saturday August 18th, 4:30 – 9:30 Leader: Joani Joinville, LandPaths Docent Join Docent Joani and crew for a late afternoon/twilight hike at the Bohemia Ecological Preserve in the hills of Occidental. After a brief introduction to the wonders of the Preserve we will be delving into the world of nature’s magic, enjoying…

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HDLA Presents…Una Noche de Música

August 18, 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Vault, 452 San Benito St
Hollister, 95023 United States
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Join us for our 6th Annual HDLA Presents...Una Noche de Música (A Night of Music)!  This is a 21+ only event that benefits the Hollister Dual Language Academy. Join us for live music provided by Tortilla Soup, and Dj Guy (Massive Sounds) Tickets are $65 (Dinner and Open Bar are included in ticket price) or reserve a table for 10 $750(Dinner and Open Bar included for 10). We will have a photo booth to capture the memories, along with raffles and a silent auction.Doors open at 5pm. A dinner of Chile Verde,…

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Revolutionary healing

August 18, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Center for Spiritual Living, San Jose, 1195 Clark St
San Jose, CA United States
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EntheoMedicine presents Martin Ball, Ph.D. as he shares: The Revolutionary Healing, Creative and Cognitive Potential of Entheogenic and Psychedelic Medicines The talk will be followed by a Q&A, Expo and Concert Discover ground-breaking new research into the therapeutic advantages of psychedelic substances in treating anxiety, trauma, addiction and its profound potential to enhance creativity and cognitive ability. Dr. Martin Ball will discuss why entheogens such as psilocybin mushrooms, peyote, ayahuasca, MDMA, 5-MeO-DMT and others are effective tools with profound potential…

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Sip N’ Sway Concert Series

August 18, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 13, 2018

The Stomping Ground, 6500 Brem Ln
Gilroy, CA United States
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Sip 'N Sway the night away with us! Come join us every Saturday for The Stomping Ground's first summer concert series. Bring your dancing shoes and we'll provide the wine (by the glass or bottle purchase only). No outside alcohol. 21+ Only Event. No pets.

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Cigars under the Stars at Solis Winery

August 18, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For the cigar aficionado and wine enthusiast, we combine our wine and port selections with 2 special cigars for an evening of relaxation and conversation. Limited to only 50 guests, this event will sell out!

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Cigars under the Stars 1

August 18, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Solis Winery, 3920 Hecker Pass Hwy.
Gilroy, United States
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Saturday, August 18th from 7-10pm For the cigar aficionado and wine enthusiast, we combine our wine and port selections with 2 special cigars for an evening of relaxation and conversation. Limited to only 49 guests, this event will sell out! 

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Guy Branum – My Life as a Goddess (San Francisco Store)

August 19
Book Passage 1 Ferry Building San Francisco, CA 94111, 2 Forest View Dr
San Francisco, CA United States
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Sponsored / Hosted by: From a young age, Guy Branum always felt as if he were on the outside looking in. City: San Francisco State: CA Event Website: https://www.bookpassage.com/event/guy-branum-my-life-goddess-san-francisco-store

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May Kramer – Tea in the Redwoods (Corte Madera Store)

August 19
Book Passage 51 Tamal Vista Blvd Corte Madera, CA 94925, 4 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA United States
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Sponsored / Hosted by: Tea in the Redwoods by May Kramer satirizes the manners and mores of the fictional residents of Mill Valley. There is much going on in this secluded little town in Northern California, peopled with residents from other countries, other states, and surrounded by giant redwood trees. Portia is waiting and hoping for the return of a husband lost in Papua New Guinea. Helena and Lisa, two attractive young actresses, are vying for the same role in…

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GIRL SUBMERGED EMPOWERMENT CIRCLE AND BOOK SIGNING

August 19
The Luv-Hub 12713 Dewey Street Los Angeles, CA 90066, 12001 Dewey St
Los Angeles, CA United States
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City: Los Angeles State: CA Event Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/girl-submerged-empowerment-circle-and-book-signing-tickets-48468057264?aff=es2

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Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods

August 19, 6:00 am - 11:00 am
Muir Woods National Monument, Muir Woods National Monument
Mill Valley, CA 94941 United States
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You are cordially invited to attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is a particularly beautiful time to visit an old-growth redwood forest. Participants will be introduced to the local plant and animal residents (more likely seen in early morning), all of whole have been invited to stop by and meet you. Note that many of the animal residents are distracted by family or personal…

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Tuolomne Meadow to Glen Aulin, 13 miles r/t 1000 feet drop/gain

August 19, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite national park
San Jose, CA us
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Glen Aulin (moderate) 11 miles (17.7 km) round-trip, 800-foot elevation gain; 6-8 hours Follow the Tuolumne River as it drops to Glen Aulin. Tuolumne Fall and White Cascade are four miles from the trailhead. Beyond Glen Aulin are California Fall (13 miles roundtrip), LeConte Fall (15 miles roundtrip), and Waterwheel Falls (18 miles roundtrip). The return hike follows the same route. Either lounge at Glen Aulin for an hour or two or investigate the other falls. Your choice.

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Monterey Bay Antiques & Vintage Market

August 19, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on September 16, 2018 at 8:00am

One event on October 21, 2018 at 8:00am

One event on November 18, 2018 at 8:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 8:00am

Monterey Peninsula College, 980 Fremont St
Monterey, CA 93940-4704 United States
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Come have fun finding that perfect antique, a vintage collectible or some fun retro at the Monterey Bay Antiques & Vintage Market.

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Open play tennis

August 19, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Las Animas Park Tennis Courts, 400 Mantelli Dr
Gilroy, CA United States
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It's time to find out how much you've been missing by not playing tennis. Come on out! We have open courts every Sunday morning at Las Animas Park from 8AM to 10AM for both experienced players and newcomers. There will also be a representative from The Gilroy Tennis Club available to explain how to meet new friends on the tennis court.

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Ecology Sail to the Marin Headlands (Summer/Fall)

August 19, 8:15 am - 11:00 am
Schooner Freda B, Sausalito Yacht Harbor, Slip 907
Sausalito, CA 94965 United States
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This Sunday Morning sail, boarding in Sausalito, will take you under the Golden Gate Bridge and all the way out to Point Bonita Lighthouse. This is a prime area for wildlife, since it’s only viewable from the water, and there will be a naturalist on-board to guide you through the whole experience.

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Up Fall Creek — In search of the falls

August 19, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Birding the Charleston Slough

August 19, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Join with Allen Royer of the Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society on this trip to the Charleston slough. For beginning birders but all are encouraged to attend. Bring your spotting scope and a friend. Kids ages 10+ are welcome FREE but registration required:  https://ticketbud.com/events/c0f4d61e-6dd0-11e8-afa5-8b0fa7b9ac53 Contact for more information:  Allen Royer, (408) 288-7768. From Hwy 101 in Mountain View take San Antonio Rd north to Terminal Way parking area. Meet at entrance nearest San Antonio Rd.

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Lake Hopping in Golden Gate Park

August 19, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Minnesota is known as the land of 10,000 lakes, but did you know that Golden Gate Park has 10 lakes of its own? We’ll visit nine of them on this lacustrine adventure in the urban park built on sand dunes. Free but reservations required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lake-hopping-in-golden-gate-park-registration-44648949209 LEADER Gail MacGowan TOTAL DISTANCE This is a moderate seven mile walk on mostly level ground. WEATHER POLICY Rain cancels. COST Free—Reservations Required. WHERE TO MEET We’ll assemble in front of the Model Yacht Club…

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Vintage Garage Chicago 2018

August 19, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Vintage Garage Chicago, 5051 N. Broadway
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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Chicago’s only all vintage monthly market, with 100 vendors of all things vintage! You’ll find midcentury modern, vintage clothing, vinyl, vintage home decor, furniture, jewelry, home decor and so much more. 3rd Sunday April through October at 5051 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL 60640. It’s from 10am to 5pm with a $5 admission. Official website is www.vintagegaragechicago.com.

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Jersey Shore Comics and Collectibles Show

August 19, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Toms River Elks, 600 Washington Street
Toms River, NJ 08731 United States
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$3.00 – $12

Collectibles show featuring vendors with old and new comic books, vintage toys, action figures, model kits, trading cards, movie posters, crafts. Guest artists and writers. Watch for updates on our Facebook page

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Nature Walks at Palo Alto Baylands

August 19, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center, 2775 Embarcadero
Palo Alto, CA 94303 United States
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What:  Free Sunday Nature Walks at Palo Alto Baylands, twice a day on Sundays: 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Short nature walk – starts and ends at the Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center Includes short orientation at the Nature Center (binoculars available to borrow); we’ll talk about seasonal birds, plants, things to watch for that day/month; we may look at exhibits/lab before going outside Level: Easy (family-friendly, flat trail); combination of wood deck and packed dirt trail Where/Location:  Lucy…

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SF Presidio Exploration Hike

August 19, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Presidio Crissy Fields Center, 1199 East Beach, Presidio San Francisco, CA 94129
San Francisco, CA us
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SF Presidio Exploration Hike Inside the Presidio Golden Gate National Recreation Area, a hiking loop through both the urban redevelopment of the Presidio. You will see the stylish architectural designs in the old historic buildings intertwined with wind swept marshlands, beach, historical batteries, while enjoying great views of the bay, Angel Island and the Marin headland and the Golden Gate Bridge shadows over your entire walk. Carpooling Request in the General Comments Area are NOT Permitted due to the large…

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Energy Day

August 19, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Los Altos Downtown Green, 150-164 3rd St
Los Altos, CA 94022 United States
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Join us for Energy Day on the Los Altos Downtown Green! Stop by our booth to learn about your community-owned electricity provider and learn about new energy technologies at the event.

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Nature Walks at Palo Alto Baylands

August 19, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center, 2775 Embarcadero
Palo Alto, CA 94303 United States
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What:  Free Sunday Nature Walks at Palo Alto Baylands, twice a day on Sundays: 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Short nature walk – starts and ends at the Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center Includes short orientation at the Nature Center (binoculars available to borrow); we’ll talk about seasonal birds, plants, things to watch for that day/month; we may look at exhibits/lab before going outside Level: Easy (family-friendly, flat trail); combination of wood deck and packed dirt trail Where/Location:  Lucy…

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