Senior Nutrition Program: Hot meals served along with camaraderie. Must be 55 years or older and a resident of Santa Clara County. Monday-Friday; live dance music at 9:30 a.m.; lunch at 11 a.m. First United Methodist Church, 535 Old San Francisco Road, Sunnyvale. sunnyvaleumc.org/mission/seniornutri tion.html. “Every Body’s Beautiful” Essay Contest: Eating Disorders Resource Center is accepting entries for its fifth annual student essay contest. Students in grades 6-12 are invited to write about the meaning of beauty and to answer questions about how the media and society can affect self-esteem and body image. Cash prizes in each age category, and winners will be recognized on May 3 at the Strong Girls, Strong Women Leadership Conference. Essays will be accepted through March 14. For more information, visit edrcsv.org or call 408-356-1212.
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At 8 p.m. the Discovery Bay community gathers to celebrate the season and its annual Christmas tree lighting event, hosted by the Discovery Bay Lions. Be ready with cameras as Santa will be making a guest appearance. For more information call 925-235-0987. When the time is right to pick out that perfect Christmas tree, Smith Family Farm at 4430 Sellers Ave. in Brentwood offers a great selection of fresh-cut noble and Douglas firs, handmade wreaths and garlands. That done, sit around a cozy fire enjoying holiday music and hot cocoa, then visit the country store for special ornaments, gifts and locally grown nuts. Come on the weekend for a special visit and photo op with Santa. For more information call 925-625-5966.
Friends Volunteers: The Friends of the Saratoga Libraries are looking for strong men who can move boxes of books from the Book-Go-Round to the Saratoga Library, This volunteer job is once a week, takes about an hour and is done in the morning, To volunteer, call Bobbi Stek at 408-868-0376, The Book-Go-Round: The Friends of the Saratoga Libraries ballet slippers gel essie are looking for a Korean-speaking volunteer to help process the Korean language books, The volunteer job would be a commitment of about two hours every one or two weeks, Adults only, For more information, call Bobbi Stek, store manager, 408-868-0376..
This ballet contains adult subject matter and is intended for mature audiences. The March 13 performance begins at 8 p.m.; the March 14 performance begins at 2 p.m. For single tickets ($54-$73), call the Lesher Center at 925-943-7469. Discounts are available for students, and groups of 10 or more; for info, call 415-912-1899 or visit www.smuinballet.org. Metal sculptures ‘Object’ of Bedford exhibit. “The Object & the Void,” which opened Feb. 17 at the Bedford Gallery at the Lesher Center for the Arts, features four West Coast sculptors whose work reveals how both a sculpture and the void that surrounds it need one another to communicate ideas and concepts.