Environmental Volunteers is honoring Ms. Paine and eight other long-time volunteers at a three-hour celebration that starts at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, at the Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel at 4290 El Camino Real in Palo Alto.
The group "believes all children deserve to learn about the natural world through personal exploration, so they can become responsible stewards of the Earth."
The event will include a "heart-warming and fun walk down memory lane and (a) festive dessert reception," a Peninsula Volunteers spokesperson said. Tickets are $35 for adults and $20 for youths.
Go to is.gd/gsO79 (case sensitive) to order tickets online, or to donate to a specially designated fund in recognition of the honorees.