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Classes/DIY/Educational Programs

  • Euphrat Museum of Art: Sacred Terrain Exhibit
    Euphrat Museum of Art: Sacred Terrain Exhibit
    Wed, Jan 31
    Euphrat Museum of Art, Cupertino
    Jan 31, 2024, 11:00 AM – Mar 23, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Euphrat Museum of Art, Cupertino, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino, CA 95014, USA
    Jan 31, 2024, 11:00 AM – Mar 23, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Euphrat Museum of Art, Cupertino, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino, CA 95014, USA
    Sacred Terrain explores the beauty and healing powers of plants and the natural world and our need to honor and protect both. Artwork by Laurin Chichkanoff, Barnali Ghosh, Meesha Goldberg, Liz Hickok, Pantea Karimi, Katherine Levin-Lau, Favianna Rodriguez, and May Shei.
  • Composting Basics
    Composting Basics
    Sat, Mar 02
    Los Gatos Library
    Mar 02, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Los Gatos Library, 100 Villa Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030, USA
    Mar 02, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Los Gatos Library, 100 Villa Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030, USA
    Reduce your carbon footprint and recycle your waste by composting your organic waste at home!
  • Zero Waste Chef Cooking Demonstration
    Zero Waste Chef Cooking Demonstration
    Sat, Mar 02
    Gilroy Library
    Mar 02, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Gilroy Library, 350 W 6th St, Gilroy, CA 95020, USA
    Mar 02, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Gilroy Library, 350 W 6th St, Gilroy, CA 95020, USA
    Join the Gilroy Library and the author of the book Zero Waste Chef, Anne Marie Bonneau. During this demonstration, Anne Marie will show us how to practice fermentation with materials around our kitchens to create sauerkraut and kombucha.
  • All About Trees! Tree Walk and Presentation for Kids
    All About Trees! Tree Walk and Presentation for Kids
    Sat, Mar 02
    Sunnyvale Library
    Mar 02, 2024, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    Sunnyvale Library, 665 W Olive Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA
    Mar 02, 2024, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    Sunnyvale Library, 665 W Olive Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA
    Learn about the amazing trees in our local community and join us for a tree walk around the library with the Sunnyvale Urban Forest Advocates! This program is for grades 2 and up.
  • FULL! FabMo (Fabric & More) Tour, Info and Project
    FULL! FabMo (Fabric & More) Tour, Info and Project
    Sat, Mar 02
    FabMo, Sunnyvale
    Mar 02, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    FabMo, Sunnyvale, 1240 Birchwood Dr #2, Sunnyvale, CA 94089, USA
    Mar 02, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    FabMo, Sunnyvale, 1240 Birchwood Dr #2, Sunnyvale, CA 94089, USA
    So sorry this event is sold out! This event includes a behind-the-scenes tour of FabMo (discontinued designer materials), a discussion about textile waste, reuse and recycling, and the demonstration of a simple project using Fabmo materials complete with take-home supplies and instructions.
  • Native Garden Talk and  Tour: Woodland Library Los Altos
    Native Garden Talk and  Tour: Woodland Library Los Altos
    Sun, Mar 03
    Los Altos Woodland Library
    Mar 03, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Los Altos Woodland Library, 1975 Grant Rd, Los Altos, CA 94024, USA
    Mar 03, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Los Altos Woodland Library, 1975 Grant Rd, Los Altos, CA 94024, USA
    Join GreenTown Los Altos and native plant consult Nikki at the Woodland Library's Drought Tolerant Demonstration garden for a talk and tour.
  • One Edible Green Thing (led by Peter Ruddock)
    One Edible Green Thing (led by Peter Ruddock)
    Mon, Mar 04
    Gilroy Library
    Mar 04, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Gilroy Library , 350 W 6th St, Gilroy, CA 95020, USA
    Mar 04, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Gilroy Library , 350 W 6th St, Gilroy, CA 95020, USA
    Join local sustainable food advocate Peter Ruddock for a discussion of food and the environment. Peter will talk about what farmers, producers, and you can do to grow, make, and eat in tune with the environment followed by a discussion with the audience.
  • Electrify Your Life: BayREN
    Electrify Your Life: BayREN
    Wed, Mar 06
    Sunnyvale Library
    Mar 06, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Sunnyvale Library, 665 W Olive Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA
    Mar 06, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Sunnyvale Library, 665 W Olive Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA
    Are you concerned about indoor air quality? Do you want to help reduce dependence on fossil fuels? Learn how you can transform your house into a healthy and efficient home, with our Electrify Your Life speaker series. This session will feature the Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN).
  • Virtual Cook-Along with Zero-Waste Chef, Anne-Marie Bonneau
    Virtual Cook-Along with Zero-Waste Chef, Anne-Marie Bonneau
    Thu, Mar 07
    Virtual Event
    Mar 07, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Virtual Event
    Mar 07, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Virtual Event
    Anne-Marie Bonneau, author of The Zero Waste Chef cookbook, will demonstrate how to make pasta with a handful of ingredients in this virtual cook-along. Together, we’ll make pasta from scratch with a fresh spinach pesto topping.
  • K-8th Grade Environmental Career Fair at the County Office of Ed
    K-8th Grade Environmental Career Fair at the County Office of Ed
    Sat, Mar 09
    Santa Clara County Office of Education
    Mar 09, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:05 AM
    Santa Clara County Office of Education, 1290 Ridder Park Dr, San Jose, CA 95131, USA
    Mar 09, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:05 AM
    Santa Clara County Office of Education, 1290 Ridder Park Dr, San Jose, CA 95131, USA
    Embark on an exciting and educational journey with the Santa Clara County Office of Education in support of Silicon Valley Reads, as we present a unique K-8 Education & Career Fair focused on environmental sustainability and conservation careers!
  • Master Gardeners: Plan Your Tomato Garden
    Master Gardeners: Plan Your Tomato Garden
    Sat, Mar 09
    Gilroy Library
    Mar 09, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Gilroy Library, 350 W 6th St, Gilroy, CA 95020, USA
    Mar 09, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Gilroy Library, 350 W 6th St, Gilroy, CA 95020, USA
    Grow your own tomato garden! Learn how to increase your success with correct planting methods, pest control, irrigation, soil management and fertilizer to produce healthy and productive plants. Presented by UCCE Master Gardener Joan Cloutier.
  • How to Plan a Vegetable Garden
    How to Plan a Vegetable Garden
    Sat, Mar 09
    Santa Clara Central Park Library
    Mar 09, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Santa Clara Central Park Library, 2635 Homestead Rd, Santa Clara, CA 95051, USA
    Mar 09, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Santa Clara Central Park Library, 2635 Homestead Rd, Santa Clara, CA 95051, USA
    Learn from a Santa Clara County Master Gardener about how to plan your vegetable garden.
  • Zero Waste Chef Cooking Demonstration
    Zero Waste Chef Cooking Demonstration
    Sat, Mar 09
    Morgan Hill Library
    Mar 09, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Morgan Hill Library, 660 W Main Ave, Morgan Hill, CA 95037, USA
    Mar 09, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Morgan Hill Library, 660 W Main Ave, Morgan Hill, CA 95037, USA
    Join the Morgan Hill Library and the author of the book Zero Waste Chef, Anne Marie Bonneau. During this demonstration, Ann Marie will demonstrate the basics of fermentation with sauerkraut and kombucha.
  • Mend to End Waste: A Green Fashion Trend
    Mend to End Waste: A Green Fashion Trend
    Sun, Mar 10
    Saratoga Library
    Mar 10, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Saratoga Library, 13650 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA 95070, USA
    Mar 10, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Saratoga Library, 13650 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA 95070, USA
    Learn how to reduce your fashion waste by mending your clothes rather than tossing them.
  • Zero Waste Chef Cooking Demonstration
    Zero Waste Chef Cooking Demonstration
    Sun, Mar 10
    Cupertino Library
    Mar 10, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Cupertino Library, 10800 Torre Ave, Cupertino, CA 95014, USA
    Mar 10, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Cupertino Library, 10800 Torre Ave, Cupertino, CA 95014, USA
    Join Cupertino Library and the author of the book Zero Waste Chef, Anne Marie Bonneau. During this demonstration, Anne Marie will show us how to use veggies around our kitchens to create a delicious soup.
  • Create Bows and Flowers
    Create Bows and Flowers
    Mon, Mar 11
    Sunnyvale Library
    Mar 11, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Sunnyvale Library, 665 W Olive Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA
    Mar 11, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Sunnyvale Library, 665 W Olive Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA
    Come repurpose old magazines into beautiful flowers or fun bows for packages! This program is for grades 3 to 8.
  •  Disaster Preparedness for Teens with the San Jose Office of Emergency Management
     Disaster Preparedness for Teens with the San Jose Office of Emergency Management
    Tue, Mar 12
    Joyce Ellington Branch Library, San Jose
    Mar 12, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Joyce Ellington Branch Library, San Jose, 491 E Empire St, San Jose, CA 95112, USA
    Mar 12, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Joyce Ellington Branch Library, San Jose, 491 E Empire St, San Jose, CA 95112, USA
    The San Jose Office of Emergency Management will present on the importance of emergency preparedness and Go Bags. Following, there will be a Go Bag activity.
  • Family Biking with Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition
    Family Biking with Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition
    Wed, Mar 13
    Joyce Ellington Branch Library & Virtual
    Mar 13, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Joyce Ellington Branch Library & Virtual, 491 E Empire St, San Jose, CA 95112, USA
    Mar 13, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Joyce Ellington Branch Library & Virtual, 491 E Empire St, San Jose, CA 95112, USA
    Learn how to bike safely with kids of any age in this 1-hour class that can be done in person or online. We’ll cover gear and equipment options to help you have safe and enjoyable riding adventures! Presentation followed by time for Q & A.
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