« Saturday March 02, 2013 »
Start: 12:00 pm
End: 3:00 pm
  E-Reading for Everyone! at the Menlo Park Library, featuring Guy Kawasaki Saturday, March 2, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. APE: Author Publisher, Entrepreneur! Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park See what's new in e-books for adults and kids! Get one-on-one demos and learn how to download and read thousands of e-books -- and e-audio books -- from the library onto your mobile device or laptop. Learn about lots of other great sources for e-books (many of them free) like Kobo, Amazon, Google, and the Internet Archive. Win a Kindle! Two lucky people who attend the event will win a brand new Kindle, courtesy of the Menlo Park Library Foundation. Featured speaker, 12-1pm: Popular author and Silicon Valley legend Guy Kawasaki will speak about his latest book, APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur! and how to publish your own e-book. Mr. Kawasaki will be happy to sign copies of the book, provided by Kepler's, at the end of his talk.
Start: 1:00 pm
For Families: Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District and Kepler's invite you to discover the area's nature preserves!   Saturday, March 2, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Room to Breathe: The Wild Heart of the San Francisco Peninsula Kepler’s Books invites you to join us for an afternoon open house showcasing the breathtaking beauty found in the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District open space preserves that inspired the artists featured in Room to Breathe. Come discover, through a short introduction, meeting staff, and family nature activities, about the District and how it offers free of charge, 365 days-a-year, more than 200 miles of trails for hikers, horseback riders, and bicyclists on 26 preserves including the tree-studded skyline of the Santa Cruz Mountains from San Mateo to Los Gatos. In Attendance- Malcolm Margolin - Founder and executive director of Heyday Books - who provided his priceless naturalist expertise to tell Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District’s complex and compelling story. Steve Abbors – General Manager Larry Hassett- Menlo Park Board Representative Kristi Britt – Book editor (will be available for signing throughout the event)   There will be contests, activities for kids, and PRIZES!
Start: 6:00 pm
The Peninsula College Fund's Reception and Concert High Notes for Higher Learning   Saturday, March 2, 6:00 p.m. Homer Center, Sacred Heart Preparatory, 150 Valparaiso Avenue, Atherton Performances by:   Joan Baez American folk singer, songwriter, musician. The most accomplished interpretive folk singer of the 1960s, Joan Baez has influenced nearly every aspect of popular music.       Bella Sorella Award-winning soprano ensemble. Bella Sorella's melodic and ethereal duets have earned them acclaim and recognition.  6:00 p.m. - Wine and Hors d'Oeuvres Reception 7:30 p.m. - Concert Seating is limited; please order your tickets promptly by clicking HERE The Peninsula College Fund assists low-income, underserved and often overlooked first-generation college students from the Mid-Peninsula in their quest to graduate and helps them achieve their education and career goals. Since 2005, more than 95% of Peninsula College Fund scholars have graduated from college or attend college on the path to completion.
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