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Genealogy class
This series of classes will introduce students to the study of genealogy, helping them explore such questions as where and how their ancestors lived. Thursdays, June 5-July 31, 10 a.m.-noon. $79 for members; $82 for non-members. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park.

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Pastel plein air painting classes
Portola Art Gallery's Jan Prisco will offer weekly pastel plein air painting classes at Allied Arts Guild and other Peninsula locations. Beginning and intermediate pastel painters are welcome. Wednesdays, April 16 through August 1, 1:30-4:15 p.m. $30/class; $100/four-class bundle. Allied Arts Guild, 75 Arbor Road, Menlo Park.
 

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Health care programs orientation
In this workshop for those interested in health care careers, information will provided on the Certified Nursing Assistant and Medical Assistant paths and what programs are offered through the Mountain View-Los Altos Adult School. Register on the website. Aug. 6, 10 a.m.-noon. Free. Mountain View-Los Altos Adult School, 333 Moffett Blvd., Mountain View.
 

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'Growing Gourmet Garlic (and a Few Relatives)'
Led by Marcia Fein, this talk will give tips to lovers of garlic, leeks and onions on how to grow them successfully in a home garden. Aug. 9, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View.
 

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Mid-Summer Plant Clinic
UCCE Master Gardeners will hold a walk-in Plant Clinic where community members can get advice on mid-summer gardening and landscaping through one-on-one consultations. The experts will be particularly prepared to discuss pests and problems with warm-weather vegetables and ornamentals. Aug. 9, 9-11 a.m. Free. Gamble Garden, 1431 Waverley St., Palo Alto.
 

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California Bach Society Choral Workshop
The California Bach Society invites community members to join under the direction of Artistic Director Paul Flight in singing and exploring cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach. Register online on or before August 9. August 16, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $50 (includes music and lunch). California Bach Society, address provided upon registration, Palo Alto.
 

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OverDrive eBooks/eAudiobooks help
These sessions will provide help to community members in accessing the Portola Valley Library's free online books. Attendees should bring a device and questions. Contact the library to sign up for a one-on-one appointment. Wednesdays, Aug. 6-27, 4-5 p.m. Free. Portola Valley Library, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley.
 

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Line dancing class
Little House Activity Center will host line dancing classes, introducing a new dance each week. A variety of music will be played; no partner is needed. Wednesdays, July 9-Aug. 27, 10-11 a.m. $64 eight classes; $12 drop-in. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park.

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Foothill College Fall Quarter registration
Foothill College Fall Quarter registration will be open on the school's website beginning July 21. Classes will run from September 22 to December 12. Students are encouraged to register early for the best course selection. July 21-September 22. $31/unit for California residents, plus basic fees. Foothill College, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills.
 

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For the Love of Dance classes
For the Love of Dance offers training in ballet, jazz, tap and other styles of dance. Serving Mountain View, Palo Alto, Los Altos and Sunnyvale, it is a family-owned studio that teaches dance to children and adults at all levels of ability. Visit website to learn about specific offerings. March through December. Prices vary. For the Love of Dance, 2483 Old Middlefield Way, Mountain View.

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Joyful Korean School
These ongoing classes for children will teach students about the Korean language and culture. Fridays, September-June, 5-7 p.m. $300/semester. Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto.

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'Salad Loverís Dream' Garden Class
Local organic gardener Jody Main will lead this class on basic veggie gardening skills, soil preparation easy planting and harvesting. March 29, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $35. Common Ground Garden Supply and Education Center, 559 College Ave., Palo Alto.