Chess Fest: Free recreational event for chess players and would-be chess players of all ages. Limited instruction provided. Children should be accompanied by parent. Sundays, Sept. 13, and Oct. 11; 2-5 p.m. Stocklmeir School lunch area, 592 Dunholme Way, Sunnyvale. 408-736-7138. Full Circle Farm Stand: Open Friday, 3-6 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 1055 Dunford Way, Sunnyvale. fullcirclesunnyvale.org. Open Gardens: Charles Street Gardens opens its gates to the public. Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 433 Charles St, Sunnyvale. charlesstreetgardens.org.
Gould said this week that the Confederated Villages of Lisjan, an Ohlone tribal group, is “in consultation with the developers,” and that “at this time the process is on hold until that consultation is complete.”, Heckmann did not immediately respond to an inquiry this week, The lecture series is sponsored by the Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association, Indian People Organizing for Change and California Institute for Community, Art and Nature — Earth Island Institute’s Sacred Land Film Project, The lectures are scheduled for 7 p.m, on Oct, 26, Nov, 2 and Nov, 9 at the Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar St., rvz1642 wall decal vinyl sticker decals ballerina ballet shoes dancer kids boys Berkeley. Tickets are $15 per lecture or $40 for the series, and can be ordered here..
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A Chanticleer Christmas: The 12-man vocal group sings a program including Renaissance polyphony to traditional carols; Dec, 10-22 in Oakland, Stanford, San Francisco, Berkeley and Santa Clara; 30-$75; www.chanticleer.org, Valley Concert Chorale: Annual holiday concert includes a rvz1642 wall decal vinyl sticker decals ballerina ballet shoes dancer kids boys wide range of traditional holiday songs and a carol sing-along; 8 p.m, Dec, 10 at Lynnewood United Methodist Church, Pleasanton; 3 p.m, Dec, 11 at First Presbyterian Church, Livermore; $20-$25; 925-866-4003, www.valleyconcertchorale.org..
Her childlike moves aren’t just reminiscent of childhood — she’s incorporated them into a dance that’s both a tribute to African American artists and a celebration of how far she’s come in the dance world. Amos, a local professional dancer, will be offering “Fallen Heroes, Rising Stars: A Juneteenth Celebration through Dance,” 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. June 30 at the Willows Theatre in Concord. “The dance concert honors African American musical artists that have died since the year 2000 but will inspire us for generations to come,” said Amos, a Concord resident.