1 Parenting talk by Barbara Coloroso
For some tips and insights on parenting, attend tonight's talk with Barbara Coloroso, an internationally recognized speaker and author in the areas of parenting, teaching, school discipline, non-violent conflict resolution and reconciliatory justice. She will give a lecture titled "Just Because It’s Not Wrong Doesn’t Make It Right: From Toddlers to Teens, Teaching Children to Think and Act Ethically." The talk takes place form 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center. The cost is $20 to pre-register; $25 at the door. Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center is at 555 Middlefield Road. For more information, call Karen Costanzo at 650-688-3040 or e-mail email@example.com.
2. Pet Loss Support Group
The Palo Alto Humane Society knows how much a pet can become part of the family and how painful the loss of a pet can be. That's where the Pet Loss Support Group can help. The group's goal is to create an environment in which healing can occur with others who are understanding and supportive of your grief. The group is led by Tony Rousmaniere, PsyD. and meets tonight, as well as the first Monday of every month at the Humane Society from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. is located at 520 Santa Cruz Ave. For more information call (415) 401-7405 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Your school board wants to hear from you!
You've probably heard by now that . So what's a school board to do? Start looking for the next superintendent, of course. The board wants input from the community about what a new superintendent should bring to the job and this an opportunity to speak up. Two open forums are scheduled; one at 12:00 pm at School Library, which is at 1895 Oak Knoll Lane and the other at 6:30 p.m. at the Encinal Elementary School Library at 195 Encinal Ave. For more information contact Leadership Associates, the group contracted to lead the superintendent search, at email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling (949) 461-9119 or (909) 985-7814.
4. Provence and Palo Alto
It's not as much of a discrepancy as you might think. The two cities have a special appeal for artist Nora Reza, who has chosen to display her work about Palo Alto and Provence, a bit closer to home in Menlo Park. The two "P" cities are the focus of her exhibit, now up at . Showing are figurative and abstract work painted in both cities. The work is on display today and through Feb. 27, from 7 a.m to 11 p.m. during Cafe Borrone's regular business hours. Cafe Borrone is located at 1010 El Camino Real with parking located underneath the building. For more information, call Nora Reza at (650) 325-4317 or e-mail email@example.com.
5. Last chance to learn to make your own Valentine's Day chocolates at Draeger's
We didn't think there would still be openings for Draeger's cooking class on making chocolates, tonight, but there are! So if you have a hankering to make some sweets for your sweetie, or just have a sweet tooth of your own you want to satisfy, sign up for tonight's chocolate class. You’ll learn to make hand-rolled chocolate truffles, class chocolate mousse, chocolate soufflé cake and baked chocolate tart. Yum! This is a hands-on class so you'll walk away as a bit of a chocolatier. The cost is $70. Call (650) 685-3704 to register. cooking school is located at 1010 University Drive.