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Preschool Activity Hour
At this family event at the San Mateo County History Museum, preschool-age children will make vegetable collages for taking home and listen to the story "Up, Down and Around" in the "Nature's Bounty" exhibit gallery. Sept. 4, 11 a.m.-noon. Free. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City.

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Story Time with Don and Audrey Wood
Audrey and Don Wood -- creators of the bestseller "The Napping House," the Caldecott Honor-winning "King Bidgood's in the Bathtub" and other children's books -- will visit Kepler's to share their latest, "The Full Moon at the Napping House." Attendees are encouraged to wear their pajamas. 6 p.m. Free. Kepler's Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park.

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Ben Hatke in conversation with Gene Luen Yang
Ben Hatke -- an artist, writer and creator of the Zita the Spacegirl graphic novels -- will chat with author Gene Luen Yang about Hatke's newest graphic novel "Little Robot." Sept. 21, 7 p.m. Free. Kepler's Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park.

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International Storytime
This weekly event at Blossom Birth Services for babies (pre-crawlers only) will expose them to international languages through stories read aloud. The event is also allows attendees to meet other families. Tuesdays, July 14-Sept. 26, 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. $5 nonmember; free for members. Blossom Birth Services, 299 S. California Ave., Suite 120, Palo Alto.
 

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Storyteller John Weaver
The Menlo Park Library's storyteller John Weaver will share his comedic versions of fables and folklore, all told without a book. The events are recommended for those in grade school and older. First Thursday of the month, Sept. 3-Dec. 3, 4-4:45 p.m. Free. Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park.

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Family Painting Workshop
This one-day workshop for families (ages 4 and up) will introduce basic painting techniques while participants create artwork to take home. All materials and instruction will be provided. Parent or caregiver attendance is required. Dec. 5, 3-5 p.m. $75 one family. Community School of Music and Arts, Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View.
 

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Yoga and Mindfulness Classes for Children
Held twice weekly in Mountain View, these classes for children will provide opportunities for quiet sitting meditation, movement and asana practice, music and play, and relaxation in a supportive environment. Monday and Wednesday, Aug. 24-Dec. 16, 3:30-4:30 p.m. $20 drop in; class passes available. Silicon Valley Shambhala Center, 2483 Old Middlefield Way, #110, Mountain View.