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A Movie Premiere, A Look at Ansel Adams, and Fun for the Kids

See the free premiere of a movie about climate change, learn about the work of Ansel Adams and much more, in Menlo Park today.

 A Free Movie Premiere

Come to a free screening of Carbon Nation, tonight at . Tonight's screening is the Bay Area premier of this documentary, which takes a closer look at climate change and proposes solutions.  There will be a question-and-answer session with the filmmaker live via videoconference following the screening. The showing is tonight at 7 p.m. at Trinity Church, 330 Ravenswood Ave.

A Look at the Work of Ansel Adams

Tomorrow is the first Tuesday of the month, which means it’s time for the monthly art lecture at. This Tuesday, the focus will be on photographer Ansel Adams, who achieved world acclaim for his pictures of the California wilderness and the environment. Kay Payne from the Fine Arts Museum in San Francisco will speak about the works of Adams at the art talk.  Payne has been with the Fine Arts Museum since 1981, and is active as a docent and lecturer. Her talk is from 2-3 p.m. in the Auditorium, 800 Middle Avenue.  The cost to attend is $3 for members or $5 for nonmembers.  For more information, contact Julie Scales at (650) 326-2025 ext. 241, or e-mail jscales@peninsulavolunteers.org.

Camp Mowglis Open House

If you're already starting to think summer--at least in terms of summer camps for your children--tonight’s open house for Camp Mowglis might be a good place to start. The camp is structured for boys ages 7-14 and offers kayaking, windsurfing, riflery, weekly mountain hikes and more. Sessions are available from three weeks to seven weeks in length.  Tonight’s event is a chance to see if Camp Mowglis is the right place for your son. The camp director will be available to meet with parents. The open house is from 7-8:30 p.m. at Church Parish Center, 1100 Santa Cruz Avenue. For more information, call John Mulliken at (650) 804-7001, e-mail john@aaisolutions.com or visit mowglis.org.

Baby Storytime

Take the time this morning to start exposing your little one to the wonderful work of books and of reading--it's never too early to start! Baby Storytime is for children up to age 2 and takes place at 11:15 a.m.  If you like it, you can come back on Wednesday or Friday for more of the same.  Storytime is in the downstairs Community Room of the Menlo Park Library at 800 Alma St. For more information, call (650) 330-2500.

Spanish Immersion for Kindergarteners

If you would like your young one to learn how to habla espanol, now is the time to start looking into it--after all, one of the best times to start learning a new language is as a child. There is an information meeting today about Spanish Immersion for kindergarten in the School District Office Board Room at 1895 Oak Knoll Lane from 9-10 a.m. Come and learn more about it!

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