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INMIGRANTES ALIADOS EN 2017. SENTIRSE SEGUROS EN UNA NUEVA ERA
JUEVES 19 DE ENERO, 2017
TEATRO CUBBERLEY, 4000 MIDDLEFIELD, PALO ALTO
Interpretación simultánea en español y se ofrecerá el cuidado de los niños.
Para más detalles se incluye el panfleto en este correo.
Parent Liasion at Palo Verde Elementary School
**NEW**2nd edition of Palo Alto Roots Literary magazine looking for editors and submissions
Mon, Dec 19, 5 – 6 pm, Mitchell Park Community Center, Palo Alto
Dear Palo Alto Students, come to learn about how to join PA Roots, Palo Alto’s teen literary magazine, as an editor and staff member. Gain real-life publication experience, get your work published, and support teen literature and arts in the Palo Alto community. PA Roots is supported by a grant from Bryant Street Garage Fund and the City of Palo Alto, and was featured in a July article of Palo Alto Weekly http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/07/08/pa-roots-gives-local-teens-a-voice
. Dinner will be provided. For RSVP, questions and submissions of written or art work, email email@example.com
**NEW**The 21st Annual Juana Run 8k/5k Run & Walk RACES!
Early online registration discount! Get $5 off any race registration with promo code EARLY2017 now until December 31. Go to https://raceroster.com/events/ 2017/10852/juana-run-2017
The race is Saturday February 25, 2017. You can choose from 8K run, a 5K fun run & walk (costumes encouraged!), a 1-mile race, and kids races – all the races are through the streets of the Barron Park neighborhood. Pancake breakfast and cool t-shirts! Proceeds donated to West Valley Track Club, Gunn High Sports Boosters, and Juana Briones and Terman PTAs. For other race info http://www.juanarun.org
**NEW**Tai Chi (Chinese martial art) Class
Sat, Jan7-Mar 11, 2:15-3:15PM (10 classes total), Dance Studio, Gunn High School
This course is taught by a junior at Gunn High School. As a member of the US team, she won two gold medals and one silver medal at the 2nd World Taijiquan Championships in Warsaw, Poland. She will teach 24 simplified Tai Chi styles. All profits will be donated to the Ravenswood City School District, East Palo Alto. Details/Sign up: http://www.siliconvalleyyouth.com/classes/2017/taichi.php
. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
**NEW**Tickets Now Available for Anne Lamott
Sat Mar 4, 9:30am-12:30pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Stanford University, Palo Alto
Join us in conversation with award-winning author Anne Lamott. Tickets on sale now for the 2017 Mothers Symposium, a morning retreat for mothers with children of all ages to reflect on the profound undertaking of motherhood. Special Early Bird pricing: “Bring a Friend” and save $20 when you buy two tickets. Co-sponsored by the Palo Alto Council of PTAs. For tickets and information visit http://www.motherssymposium.org/
Monthly Parent Support Meetings
Mon, Jan 9 10 AM – 12 PM, Los Altos Library (Conference Room), 13 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos.
A chance to ask questions and share ideas/resources with other parents of students with IEPs, 504s, learning differences, mental health challenges, etc. Parents with students of all ages are welcome, participants must respect confidentiality.
KKG & JHH
DIY Holiday Crafts
Tue, Dec. 20, 4:30 – 6:30 PM, Mitchell Park Library, 3700 Middlefield Rd
Teen Tuesday DIY Holiday Crafts! Join us for DIY crafts that you can give to friends and family just in time for the holidays. Bring your creativity and we’ll provide all the supplies. Keep all your creations.
Afternoon Adventure: Winter Craftertoons
Wed, Dec 21, 3:30 – 5 PM, Mitchell Park Library 3700 Middlefield Rd.
Join us for an afternoon of crafts, snacks, and winter themed cartoons. Please register for this event on the library website.
Harry Potter Yule Ball
Fri, Dec 30, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, Rinconada Library, 1213 Newell Rd., Palo Alto
Ring in the New Year with a Harry Potter-style Yule Ball! DJ Kevin will be spinning great tunes all evening. Formal attire is encouraged but not required. Please register for this event on the library website.
Visit the Art Center over the holidays!
This year, the Art Center will be open the week between Christmas and New Years. Visit Tuesday, December 26 through Friday, December 30, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Check out our current exhibition The Butterfly Effect: Art in 1970s California and create your own 1970s poster in our nook! For details, visit www.cityofpaloalto.org/artcenter
, email email@example.com
or call 650.329.2366
Gunn Chamber Singers Holiday Concert
Sun, Dec 18, 5:30 pm, at the Paly Performing Arts Center 50 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto
Kick off your winter break with a festive evening of holiday singing with the Gunn High School Chamber Singers! All proceeds go to the scholarship fund for the Gunn Choir tour to Ireland next June. Tickets are $10 general admission and will be available at the door. See you there!
Kids and Teens Writing Contest
Entries accepted Dec 1, 2016-Jan 8 2017
Kids and teens grades 3-12 are invited to enter the library’s annual writing contest! In 500 words or less, essays should answer the question “what would you do with a billion dollars?”. Entries should be submitted online at www.cityofpaloalto.org/library
Twas the Night Before Christmas, 2016
Sun, Dec 4 &11, Sat Dec 10, 1 pm & 4 pm, Woodside Performing Arts Center, 199 Churchill Av., Woodside CA
Dancers Repertory Sun Theatre presents ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, a delightful dance-theatre event that will enchant audiences of all ages! Based on the Clement C. Moore poem, the show includes Santa and his magical sleigh, prancing reindeer, dancing mice, twirling toys, and a cast of over 80 children and adults. Palo Alto students will be performing this season!
Don’t miss this delightful holiday tradition! Ticket prices are $15 child/senior and $25 for adults; all seats reserved. More information at ‘ http://www.twasthenight.org/
It’s a Wonderful Nutcracker!
December 9-11 and 16-18 / Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center, 555 Middlefield Rd., Atherton CA
Menlowe Ballet, the premier professional ballet company on the peninsula based in Menlo Park, presents its encore presentation of the full-length story ballet, It’s a Wonderful Nutcracker. Conceived by Artistic Director Michael Lowe, It’s a Wonderful Nutcracker is set to the original beloved Tchaikovsky score and updated with inspiration from the 1940’s Frank Capra film, “It’s a Wonderful Life”, bringing the two most heralded holiday classics together on one stage. With all themagic of a traditional Nutcracker, this heartwarming
contemporary version is packed full of surprises you won’t want to miss! Palo Alto students will be performing! Tickets are available at http://www.menloweballet.org/
Family Holiday Volunteering
If you’re looking for a way to get your family into the holiday spirit by helping others, check out http://familyholidayhelpers. org
, a non-profit web site created by a mom of two PAUSD students to help families find local volunteering opportunities during the holiday season. There are a variety of local opportunities for families, such as prepping/serving food for Thanksgiving, working a shift at a food bank or holiday warehouse, or donating food or gifts for those in need. Happy volunteering!
Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra (PACO) Opens its 51st Season!
Sun Dec 18, 3pm Holiday Extravaganza (Senior Orchestra), Cubberley Theatre, 4000 Middlefield Rd. Palo Alto.
Admission is FREE except for the Holiday Extravaganza (Adults $10, 18 & under FREE)
Award-winning youth orchestra PACO’s Senior Orchestra will open its season with music by Handel, Britten and more. There is something for everyone at PACO concerts from small ensemble pieces to orchestra music as these dedicated musicians present an extraordinary passion for music making! Mark your calendars for the Holiday Extravaganza with guest performers from the Pacific Ballet Academy and Cantabile Youth Singers. More info and compete line-up of concerts on the 2016-17 season brochure
Ongoing Brain Study on Executive Function Skills
Looking for children ages 7-11 with a diagnosis of ADHD or with no diagnoses to participate in a study exploring changes in brain function in response to a novel neurofeedback training. Participation involves 6 sessions of neurofeedback training and 2 sessions of behavioral assessments. Contact Lindsay Chromik at firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information or to enroll. For general information regarding participant rights, contact 1- 866-680-2906
Ragazzi Boys Chorus Free SingFest Minicamp
Saturday, January 14, 2017, 9:30am – 1pm, Redwood City
Registration Open:Let your 7-10 year old boy test-drive this ‘best choir of the Peninsula’ for himself at a free half-day SingFest minicamp. Low-key, no-obligation auditions are integrated into the morning; no previous singing experience needed. Boys offered Ragazzi membership start rehearsing in January, 2017. Beginning groups meet once a week for choral singing and theory instruction. Ragazzi’s proven, award-winning program is sequential and performance-based. Ragazzi performs its own concert series, sings the National Anthem at a spring SF Giants game, tours domestically and internationally, and collaborates with other prestigious Bay Area arts organizations. Minicamp is free, but advance registration is required at http://ragazzi.org/join-us/singfest/
. Can’t make it to SingFest but want to audition? Go to http://ragazzi.org/join-us/book-audition/
Ragazzi Boys Chorus’ Music and Movement classes open
Mondays, 3:15 and 4:15 sessions, Jan. 30 – May. 8, 178 Clinton St, Redwood City
Register Now: Ragazzi Boys Chorus’ engaging classes for active young boys are now open. It’s a great option for boys not quite old enough for Ragazzi’s main program. This class is tailored for boys ages 5-7 with little or no previous musical experience. A child-developmental approach fosters boys’ creativity and curiosity. Students explore rhythm games, channel their energy through music learning and learn concepts they can apply in any musical setting. $260 for 13 weeks; early-bird and sibling discounts. Contact email@example.com
. Register & more info at http://ragazzi.org/join-us/music-movement/