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Arts & Entertainment - January 13, 2010

Around Town: Filoli Center holds open house to recruit volunteers

Filoli Center will hold its annual open house to recruit volunteers from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, in the Visitor & Education Center at Filoli, 86 Canada Road in Woodside. Registration at 9:30 will be followed by a welcome and introduction to volunteering.

Volunteers are needed to serve on the art committee; in the cafe, garden shop, house and garden; and as docents for the nature education program. More than 1,200 women and men volunteer at Filoli, helping to sustain the historic site.

Reservations are required. Respond by e-mail to volunteer@Filoli.org or by calling 364-8300, ext. 300.

Jim Caldwell landscapes

Woodside artist Jim Caldwell, who had his first show at the Pacific Art League 25 years ago, returns with the exhibit, "Capturing the Light, Recent Landscapes," which runs through Friday, Jan. 29, at the Pacific Art League, 668 Ramona St. in Palo Alto. Mr. Caldwell will present a slide lecture on "The magic of Venice" at 6 p.m. Jan. 29.

AARP driver course

The next AARP driver safety course for those age 50 and older will be held from 8 to 11:30 a.m. on two Wednesdays, Jan. 13 and 20, in the Little House auditorium, 800 Middle Ave. in Menlo Park. Graduates may qualify for a discount on their auto insurance premium. Attendance on both days is required. Cost is $12 with AARP card, $14 without. For reservations, call 326-2025, ext. 230.

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