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Lectures/WorkshopsGet to Know Your GoPro Clinic
Sport Chalet and GoPro have teamed up to offer a unique, hands-on experienceto learn about GoPro cameras, mounts and accessories on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at Sports Chalet. If you already own a GoPro, charge it up and bring it along with your memory card. If not, no worries—this is a great place to start. Call 225-0708 or go to the link below. Sport Chalet Pleasanton, 4555 Rosewood Drive, Pleasanton.
Get an organic facial with Certified LifeStyle and Beauty Coach Mariah Giunta from 2-7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26 at New Leaf Markets, 3550 Bernal Ave. Learn the importance of blending organic skincare and nutrition. $5 reservation fee refunded in the form of a New Leaf gift card. Preregister at www.newleafpleasanton.eventbrite.com. New Leaf Community Markets, 3550 Bernal Ave., Pleasanton.
Lectures/WorkshopsGardening for Native Bees
Would you like to learn how to attract native bees to your garden? Learn about, and be able to purchase, bee-attracting plants from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4. Cost is $30. Address upon RSVP. Call (510) 236-9558 or go to BringingBackTheNatives.net.
Lectures/WorkshopsMichael Krasney, KQED radio host
Fans of KQED’S Forum and lovers of literature will enjoy Michael Krasney’s insights and amusing behind-the-scenes accounts as this admired Bay Area radio host discusses his biography, "Off Mike: A Memoir of Talk Radio and Literary Life," on Thursday, Oct. 9 at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore. Tickets are $30, $15 for students. Call 373-6800 or go to www.mylvpac.org. Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St., Livermore.
The death of a loved one is unlike any other loss. Grieving people need time and space to honor their grief. There are stepping stones that are part of each grief journey and these will be explore in this eight-week series of workshops, running at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 11-Oct. 30 at St. Elizabeth Seton Church, 4001 Stoneridge Drive. Registration required. Open to all. Contact Mary Hagerty at 846-5377. St. Elizabeth Seton Church, 4001 Stoneridge Drive, Pleasanton.