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Your Time: An Art Lecture, Farmers Market and Tea

Clay Flowers, a Thursday Book Club appointment and a trip to the farmers market are worth checking out this week in Los Altos.

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Where/When: State Street between Second and Fourth, Thursday, 4:30-8 p.m. 

Why Go: Enjoy a summer evening downtown and browse the hearty selection of items at the local market. It's mid-summer, and you'll find everything from locally caught fish and fresh flowers to all the fruit and vegetables you can ask for each Thursday until the end of the summer, which will come sooner than you know.

Pricing: Free

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Where/When: 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park, Tuesday, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Why Go: Slow down and savor life at a more relaxed pace and learn some history of the area as well, at the . The Tuesday Tea time features The Gamble and Carriage Houses that were constructed in 1902. Guests will learn about the full history of the property, including key development details and about how the home was gifted to the city of Menlo Park in 1971. 

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Where/When: Los Altos Senior Center, Thursday, 1 p.m. 

Why Go: The Los Altos Senior Book Club meets on the third Thursday of every month. This weeks featured title will be Wednesday Sisters by Meg Waite Clayton. Go on out and mingle, and discuss the book!

Pricing: Free

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Where/When: Los Altos Library, Monday, 7 p.m.

Why Go: Docent Kay Payne will walk guests through Dutch and Flemish paintings from the Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo collections at the Palace of the Legion of Honor. Payne has been a docent and lecturer for the Fine Art Museums of San Francisco since 1981. She also coordinates the Community Speakers Program for the Docent Council of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Check out the unique art and take in the lecture from an expect during this weeknight gathering. 

Pricing: Free

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Where/When: Firefly Willows, 111 Main St., Friday, 6-8 p.m. 

Why Go: Go out and see how to transform a handful of clay into a beautiful flower arrangement. The demonstration is sure to be a fun evening out for all in attendance. 

Pricing: Free

HOPE DALY July 18, 2011 at 02:52 PM
Don't forget the Los Alfos Rancho Farmers Market each Saturday morning from 9 to 1 - it has turned in to a delightful Saturday morning routine! It is a beautiful thing to see the bustling buzz of couples, families, kids and individuals walking, biking and heading over to Rancho each Saturday morning! There is a easy in and out flow through the center and parking is a plenty! The local farmers market vendors have brought out the best of the best for this market! Have you tried the gluten free bread vendor, the organic chocolate maker, how about the dried kaehl stand, oh wait, how about the honey stand! And fhe music, FABU, it gets better and better with each new sparkling, perfect weathered weekend!

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