MONTHLY SCHEDULE (click here to view monthly calendar)

In regard to our classes: Please contact the teacher directly to register. Their information is here AND on the monthly schedule page, below the calendar. If not enough people are registered for a class, it may be cancelled. If you have any questions, please call us at 650/473-0664. Thank you!

Recreational Classes:

Arts & Parts -- Art Class for ALL Levels! : Led by Jean Packard, artist & gallery owner for over 30 years. Jean teaches TWO weekly art classes, on Tuesday afternoons, from 1 to 3 p.m., and every Friday morning from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. These are some of our most popular gatherings!  For more information, please call Jean at 650/325-2899.

Bay Area Hiking Club: Come and explore the outdoors in your Bay Area and beyond by joining the club today. There are day hikes to Russian Ridge, Muir Woods, etc., backpacking trips and other trips available through out the year. Meet others who love and enjoy the outdoors just as you but may not be able to find friends to join them for the adventure. Looking forward to hearing from you for the next adventure.

Color & Style: A fun & interactive style and design class, putting clothing and accessories together in a way that suits you perfectly! Wednesdays, February 8 & 15, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Please call Edith to sign-up:

Exercise with Lenka: For registration and further information: 650/575-8305 or email:   NEW CLASSES!!!! Body Journal: Mondays, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Gather with a group of women, to finally start to take care of yourself. We will keep a journal of all things about our body, define and set goals, talk about diet myths and health news, etc. This will bring awarenss to our habits and will take steps towards change and a healthier lifestyle! Light Yoga & Stretch: Thursdays, 2-3:00 p.m.; Strength, Balance & Posture (including 5-10K Training): Thursdays, 3-4:00 p.m.; and our new Deborah's Palm Walking Club! Thursdays from 4 to 5:00 p.m. We will walk the beautfiul neighborhoods surrounding DP, and even plan to do a event together, if interested. Join in!

Floral Design Class: A new class is scheduled for March 20, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. For more information please contact Susan at 650/328-0658 or email her at

Jewelry Making Class: With Edith Schneider, artisan at Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park. 6-week session: Wednesdays, beginning January 11 to February 15, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. A New Session will start on February 22 & run for 6 weeks. Fee. Please contact Edith to register:

Journaling Workshops: Ann Hawkins will be facilitating Journaling Workshops this Winter. Her NEW "Write On" Journaling Workshop (advanced), will be offered on Thursday evenings, February 2, 9 & 16, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Ann will also be offering a Journaling Workshop on Saturday, February 25, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Please contact Ann for more information & to pre-register for future classes: You can also visit her website at

Open Sewing Studio: Megan Rosenhart will lead an Open Sewing Studio each Thursday (10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) throughout the Winter, and will be on-going each week. For more information, please contact Megan at

Educational Classes:

NEW! Goal Setting Workshop: Facilitated by Barbara Tyler. Due to its popularity, a new session will be announced soon.

NEW! Life Changes & Transitions: Geared for women who are new to the Bay Area. This is a two-part workshop led by Anna Fernandez. Monday nights, March 5 & 12, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Fee. Please contact Anna to register:

NEW! LinkedIn Workshop: Taught by Ellen & Lisa from Career Generations. Saturday, February 25. Part 1- From 9-10:30 a.m. Learn how to develop a dynamic profile. Part 2- From 11:00 to 12:30 p.m. Find out how to expand and strengthen your network. Fee. Please go to to register. Questions: email us at

NEW! Parent's Place 2-Part Workshop on Stress: Deborah's Palm and Parent's Place have partnered to bring you a helpful series entitled: "Help! I'm Stressed!"  February 6, from 7-9:00 p.m.: "Balancing Work & Family"; Monday, February 13, from 7-9:00 p.m.: "Mindfulness for Stress Reduction". Fee. You can register online at: or call 650/688-3040.

Spanish Conversation:  Broaden your scope, vocabulary, verb conjugation and skills, by joining native Argentinan speaker Cecilia Manganiello for fun & interactive instruction! Will form classes upon request. For more information, please contact:

Uncover the Confidence to Re-Enter the Workforce: Led my Marcia Davis-Cannon. Work through fears and self-limiting beliefs, and take action steps to get you back to work. Tuesdays: February 7 & 21, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Fee. Contact Marcia to register:

Uncover Your Calling: Marcia Davis-Cannon will teach a course on finding your passion and purpose in relation to your career and direction for your life.Tuesday evenings, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., February 7, 14, 21 & 28. Fee. Email Marcia for more info & to register!

Uncover Your Encore: Uncover Your Encore will meet Thursday evenings, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., February 2, 9, 16 & 23, in order to examine these two powerful books: The Big Shift: Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife and Encore: Finding Work that Matters in the Second Half of Life, both by Marc Freedman. More than a book study, Uncover Your Encore will help apply these ground-breaking ideas to your own life. What comes after midlife? How can you use your education, energy and wisdom to navigate your own Big Shift and Uncover an Encore that works for you? For more info:

Women & Money - A Lecture Series: Taught by Stephanie Lee from East Rock Financial Services. She will offer these free lectures Monday nights, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, February 6: "What Wall Street Doesn't Want You to Know About Investing"; Monday, February 13:  "Teaching Your Children Good Money Habits"; Monday, February 27: "The Four Pillars of a Happy Retirement"; Monday, March 5: "When Roles Reverse: Caring for a Parent". "Stephanie is an experienced advisor and captivating speaker -- so glad I found her!" (from a previous attendee). Please call Deborah's Palm for more information: 650/473-0664.

Writing Group - Uncover Your Narrative: Marcia is leading a writing group on Tuesday afternoons from 2:15 to 4:15 p.m., February 7, 14, 21 & 28. Write in a safe and confidential setting in response to prompts. This group is designed especially for those who love to write or could benefit from the healing power of writing. All levels of writing experience welcome. For more info: