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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Teen Craft: Seed Sprouters
    Teen Craft: Seed Sprouters
    Sat, Mar 09
    Cupertino Library
    Mar 09, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Cupertino Library, 10800 Torre Ave, Cupertino, CA 95014, USA
    Mar 09, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Cupertino Library, 10800 Torre Ave, Cupertino, CA 95014, USA
    Teens, help celebrate the planet and Go Green! Join us as we show our support for the environment by recycling plastic bottles and turning them into seed sprouters where you can grow your own vegetation. Help give back to Mother Earth and join us for this special Silicon Valley Reads project.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Do-It-Yourself Terrarium!
    Do-It-Yourself Terrarium!
    Thu, Mar 14
    Saratoga Library
    Mar 14, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Saratoga Library, 13650 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA 95070, USA
    Mar 14, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Saratoga Library, 13650 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA 95070, USA
    Make your own terrarium! These mini glass containers house slow-growing plants and are easy to maintain. Come to the library and put together a terrarium of your own, all supplies provided.
  • Family Biking with Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition
    Family Biking with Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition
    Fri, Mar 15
    Virtual Event
    Mar 15, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Virtual Event
    Mar 15, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Virtual Event
    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 with experienced family riders who are ready to share their e
  • Intro to E-Bikes by Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition
    Intro to E-Bikes by Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition
    Fri, Mar 15
    Virtual Event
    Mar 15, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Virtual Event
    Mar 15, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Virtual Event
    Thinking about getting an e-bike? Wondering about what all the fuss is about? Not sure what kind of e-bike might be right for you? Did you buy an e-bike, but you're feeling a little intimidated about riding it? Join Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition for an evening about e-bikes!
  • Shred it and  Forget it! Paper Shredding
    Shred it and  Forget it! Paper Shredding
    Sat, Mar 16
    Cupertino Library
    Mar 16, 2024, 10:10 AM – 2:30 PM
    Cupertino Library, 10800 Torre Ave, Cupertino, CA 95014, USA
    Mar 16, 2024, 10:10 AM – 2:30 PM
    Cupertino Library, 10800 Torre Ave, Cupertino, CA 95014, USA
    Come and shred your paper documents for free at the Cupertino Library!
  • EV Ride & Drive!
    EV Ride & Drive!
    Sat, Mar 16
    Sunnyvale Community Center
    Mar 16, 2024, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Sunnyvale Community Center, 550 E Remington Dr, Sunnyvale, CA 94087, USA
    Mar 16, 2024, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Sunnyvale Community Center, 550 E Remington Dr, Sunnyvale, CA 94087, USA
    Curious about Electric Vehicles (EVs)? Experience EVs and take one for a test drive or ride. At this event, you’ll have the opportunity to sit in, ride, or drive EVs to experience the joy of switching to electric firsthand. Have all your questions answered!
  • The Art and Science of Composting
    The Art and Science of Composting
    Sat, Mar 16
    Edenvale Branch Library, San Jose
    Mar 16, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Edenvale Branch Library, San Jose, 101 Branham Ln E, San Jose, CA 95111, USA
    Mar 16, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Edenvale Branch Library, San Jose, 101 Branham Ln E, San Jose, CA 95111, USA
    Compost is called “black gold.” There are two things good soil needs: nutrients and structure. Many conventional agriculture and horticulture methods provide nutrients but not the structure. This presentation will give an overview and details of composting, using several examples.
  • The Art & Science of Composting
    The Art & Science of Composting
    Sat, Mar 16
    Edenvale Branch Library, San Jose
    Mar 16, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Edenvale Branch Library, San Jose, 101 Branham Ln E, San Jose, CA 95111, USA
    Mar 16, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Edenvale Branch Library, San Jose, 101 Branham Ln E, San Jose, CA 95111, USA
    This presentation will give an overview and details of composting, using several examples.
  • Intro to E-Bikes by Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition
    Intro to E-Bikes by Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition
    Sat, Mar 16
    Almaden Branch Library
    Mar 16, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Almaden Branch Library, 6445 Camden Ave, San Jose, CA 95120, USA
    Mar 16, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Almaden Branch Library, 6445 Camden Ave, San Jose, CA 95120, USA
    Thinking about getting an e-bike? Wondering about what all the fuss is about? Not sure what kind of e-bike might be right for you? Did you buy an e-bike, but you're feeling a little intimidated about riding it? Join Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition for an evening about e-bikes!
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