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Community - April 30, 2014

Community Briefs: Authors Salon in Menlo Park set for Sunday, May 4

The 23rd Annual Authors Salon will be held Sunday, May 4, at the Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club at 2900 Sand Hill Road.

Paul Goldstein, winner of the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction, will moderate. Other speakers include historical novelist Margaret George, new author Tracy Guzeman, Dr. Susan Shillinglaw and Ron Hansen.

Go to tinyurl.com/Author-054 for more information on this Peninsula Volunteers event. General admission tickets cost $125.

Preparing children for kindergarten

Annye Rothenberg, a child/parent psychologist, will give a talk on Tuesday, May 6, at the Roberts School in Menlo Park about how parents can prepare their children for kindergarten.

The free program, which is for parents only, will run from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the school, located at 641 Coleman Ave.

Ms. Rothenberg is a parent and author of six book for young children and their parents, including "Why do I have to?" and "I'm getting ready for Kindergarten." She will give guidance to parents of 3- through 5-year-olds.

Roberts is a private preschool. Call 322-3535 for more information.

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