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Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces From National Galleries of Scotland Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Wednesday, 05/06/15 at 7:00 pm
Library: San Carlos
Ages: Adults
Description: CANCELLED

Spanning more than 400 years of artistic production, this exhibition at the deYoung Museum — March 7 to May 31 -- includes works by great painters from the Renaissance to the early 20th century.  Some, including Sandro Boticelli’s Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child (ca.



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High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Sunday, 05/10/15 at 2:00 pm
Library: Half Moon Bay
Ages: Adults
Description:

This docent lecture explores the evolution of fashion from 1910 to 1980 on exhibit at the Legion of Honor from March 14 – July 19. These fashions worn by American women reflect the nation’s tastes and transformations over the course of the 20th century. Featured are more than 60 stunning costumes, 30 costume accessories, and an array of related fashion sketches from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection.



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Japanese Tea Ceremony

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Sunday, 05/10/15 at 3:00 pm
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Kimika Soko Takechi and Larry Sokyo Tiscornia, long time instructors of the traditional Japanese art of Chanoyu, the tea ceremony, will be presenting on the cultural and historical significance of tea followed by a tea tasting.



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Parent Lecture: The New SAT

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Monday, 05/11/15 at 7:00 pm
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

The Sentence Center presents a talk on some of the new changes to the SAT, especially the essay portion. Lecture is meant for parents and high school students. Teen Area.



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Off the Beaten Path: Photographs of the Western National Parks & National Monuments

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Tuesday, 05/12/15 at 6:30 pm
Library: Foster City
Ages: Adults
Description:

Ken Napior will show photographs he has taken in a variety of parks, including Arches, Capitol Reef, Canyonlands, Great Basin, Mesa Verde, Yellowstone, Glacier, Mt. Rainier, and Zion. He hikes in and sees views the less adventurous traveler might have missed. He will also offer tips about traveling by RV.

Ken Napior has visited about 104 National Parks and National Monuments. He is a retired structural engineer with 27 years of experience as a Boy Scout Leader. He is also an American Red Cross Wilderness First Aid Instructor.



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Getting Back into the Workforce

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Wednesday, 05/13/15 at 10:30 am
Library: Belmont
Ages: Adults
Description:

Farah Chadwick of Startup-Pairup presents this informative 90-minute session which will cover everything you need to get back to work. Topics will include networking, resume updating, and handling employer concerns. Ideal for mothers returning to work outside of the home.



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High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection Docent Lecture

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Wednesday, 05/13/15 at 6:00 pm
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

This docent lecture explores the evolution of fashion from 1910 to 1980 on exhibit at the Legion of Honor from March 14 – July 19. These fashions worn by American women reflect the nation’s tastes and transformations over the course of the 20th century. Featured are more than 60 stunning costumes, 30 costume accessories, and an array of related fashion sketches from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection.



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Parent Lecture: The New SAT

Event Type: Lecture|Slideshow
Date:
Monday, 05/18/15 at 7:00 pm
Library: Millbrae
Ages: Adults
Description:

Are you apprehensive about upcoming changes to the SAT? This free parent information seminar will walk you through the changes of the verbal section of the New SAT, occurring in the spring of 2016. Representatives from The Sentence Center will focus on the updated essay portion of the test and how it has morphed from a persuasive essay to an evidence-based rhetorical analysis. Most importantly, we will discuss how your child can prepare for the reading & writing and essay portions of the New SAT.



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