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In This Newsletter:
Michele Bigley - Tuesday, June 19 at 6 PM
Alan Furst - Friday, June 22 at 7 PM
Summer Art Classes - Saturday, June 30 at 12 PM
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Backroads & Byways of Northern California MICHELE BIGLEY
Backroads & Byways of Northern California
Tuesday, June 19 at 6 PM*
*please note earlier time

Join us for an evening with local author Michele Bigley, who shares the "other" Northern California, with its rugged beauty, small-town ambiance - and all that great wine. Take a drive, a day-trip or a weekend and explore the best spots and the most interesting routes to reach them. Bigley, who also wrote An Explorer's Guide: Northern California, provides the inside knowledge of a local and the keen eye of a seasoned travel writer.

Mission to Paris ALAN FURST
Mission to Paris
Friday, June 22 at 7 PM

Meet the New York Times bestselling author of Spies of the Balkans - and "modern-day master of the genre" (New York's Newsday). Furst will read from his latest novel, a gripping story of espionage and deception.

Furst is one of the finest spy novelists working today, and, from boudoir to the beach, Mission to Paris is perfect summer reading. - Publishers Weekly

CARA GOLDSTEIN Summer Art Classes

Do you love art? Enjoy individualized instruction with award-winning local artist Cara Goldstein, who offers small class sizes and an opportunity to expand your particular style and method. All skill levels welcome! Each class is limited to 9 students. Materials are included.

PORTRAIT: Saturday, June 30th
Tweens and Teens (Ages 10- 17) 12-2 pm ($45)
Adults 3–5 pm ($55)

STILL LIFE: Saturday, July 21st
Tweens and Teens (Ages 10-17) 12–2 pm ($45)
Adults 3-5 pm ($55)

CARTOONING: June 16th (Session 1) and July 28th (Session 2)
Youth (Ages 6-10) 11–12 pm ($35)
Tweens and Teens (Ages 10-17) 1–3 pm ($45)
Adults 4–6 pm ($55)

To register, stop by the store or call (415) 564-8080.

Cara Goldstein has a BFA from Syracuse University where she studied with renowned artist Jerome Witkin. She has been an art teacher in California for over ten years, was awarded the Yale University National Teacher Fellowship in 2010, and recently graduated with an MFA in Creative Writing from SF State University. Visit her website at for more information.

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