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    October 14, 2018  

     
    Object Empowerment Workshop for Young Girls: Robotics in Food
     
    Saturday, October 20, 1:30-3:00PM, 1845 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
     
    Join us for a workshop with Julia Collins, the President and Co-Founder of Zume Pizza, a company using robots and humans to make the freshest pizzas. Julia will talk about the restaurant industry, robotics, and the role of confidence in her success. Girls can sign up at here. Organized by Object, which is focused on promoting self-image, confidence, and self-esteem in young girls.
     
     
    California Ballot Propositions: Pros and Cons - Presented by the League of Women Voters of South San Mateo County
     
    Tuesday, October 16, 1PM, Little House, 800 Middle Ave, Menlo Park
     
    The League of Women Voters of So San Mateo County, a non-partisan organization, helps to educate community members on Candidates running for election and on the Propositions which will be voted on November 6, 2018. Ballot Propositions will be also discussed Oct 20, 2:30PM, Belle Haven Library, 413 Ivy Drive. Don’t miss the Menlo Park City Council Candidate Forum on Oct 17, 7:30-8:00PM, at Belle Haven Library.
     
     
    Say What? The Power of Communication in Raising Healthy, Engaged Kids
     
    Friday, November 2, 7:30-9PM, Stanford University, Memorial Auditorium, 551 Serra Mall
     
    Challenge Success announces its 15th Annual Parent Education Event with Dr. Wendy Mogel, acclaimed speaker and author, will join Dr. Madeline Levine and Dr. Denise Pope for an evening of education, conversation, and inspiration about the power of communication to strengthen family relationships and support our kids to be healthy and engaged with learning. Dr. Mogel will share tips for communicating with children and teens at each age and stage from her new book, Voice Lessons for Parents: What to Say, How to Say It, and When to Listen. Tickets are available on the Challenge Success website here.
     
     
    Announcing Sequoia Union High School District's new small high school, T.I.D.E (Technology, Innovation, Design, Engineering) Academy
     
    Thursday October 18, 6:30PM, Sequoia Union High School District Office
     
    This is the first public high school, within the Peninsula, to focus on training students to be the future of Silicon Valley. All curriculum will be STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Art, and Math) with project-based and interdisciplinary learning as a focal point. T.I.D.E Academy will open in August 2019 and will start with the founding class of about 100 ninth graders. T.I.D.E. is located on 150 Jefferson Drive in Menlo Park. If you would like more information about this new school, please visit our website and join us for an upcoming a parent and student informational meeting on October 18, 2018, 6:30pm at the Sequoia Union High School District Office.
     
     
    Square Dancing
     
    Sundays, 7-9PM, Ladera Community Church, 3300 Alpine Road, Portola Valley
     
    The Stanford Quads square dance club welcomes singles, couples, and families with children ages 10 and older. Minors must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Our club is not affiliated with either Stanford University nor the church, we just rent space from them. Two free introductory nights - come to any one, or all three (Oct. 7 and Oct. 14), or sign up for our weekly class. More information is available on our website or download the flyer.