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Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013

Nature Inspired Yoga in the Park

Thursdays 6:15 to 7:15 pm | Meet at the visitor’s center: 438 Coleman Ave., San Jose

Now through August 8th, a gentle yoga class designed to improve your flexibility, balance, and relaxation is taught outside at the Guadalupe River Park. All equipment is provided. Dress in comfortable clothing and get ready to enjoy the warm weather and to let go of stress and worries. $25/members, $30/non-members, $10 drop in. More info.

Family Giving Tree's Back-to-School Drive

Friday, August 9th, 2013 (deadline) | SCU Library lobby and Learning Commons 215 (drop off in this room)

The Family Giving Tree's Back-to-School Drive works with local social service agencies and schools that assist children enrolled in the Federal Free Lunch or Reduced Price Lunch programs. The Family Giving Tree elves receive the requests of families and their specific needs, and assist in distributing the backpacks prior to the start of the school year throughout the Bay Area.

You can help in a couple of ways:

-Choose a card from the lobby of the library, purchase a backpack, and fill it with the listed school supplies.

-Go online and sponsor a child's wish.

Contact SCU head elf, Diane Cranor ( | x6922) for questions.

Solar Oven Cooking Workshop

Saturday, August 10th, 2-3 pm | The Forge

Learn how to build and cook with your own solar oven, and explore some great recipes and ideas for how to use this easy, free, and climate friendly cooking method! Taught by: Mark Paterson, urban homesteader and professional beekeeper.

2013 City-Wide Garage Sale

Saturday, August 10, 2013 | Throughout the City of Santa Clara

Residents throughout the City of Santa Clara are encouraged to hold garage sales that day. Residents may participate by registering as individual, multi-family, or block garage sales on-line. Garage sale registrations will be posted on the City’s website. More tips on holding a successful garage sale can be found on the City-Wide Garage Sale page. Register today!!

“More Than Honey” Film Screening

Wednesday, August 14th, 7:30 pm | Bluelight Cinemas, Campbell

Women’s Environmental Network presents a dinner workshop with CEO of EcoEngage, Nikole Reaksecker.

Thursday, August 15th, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm | 2288 Fulton Street Suite 307, Berkeley

During this two-hour workshop, which includes dinner and wine, you will learn a four-step process for surviving and thriving during times of transformational change. To purchase tickets and for more information, check out

Farm Stand Grand Opening

Friday, August 16th, 11 am-2 pm | The Forge Garden

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