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Infant Sleep Workshop at Pleasanton Library
A practical workshop for parents of children ages 0-2 (and expecting parents, too) will be presented by Dr. Irena Keller, Ph.D., Adjunct Prof. in the Child & Adolescent Development Dept. at San Jose State University. The focus will be on what parents should know about infant sleep and handling sleep issues, from 2-3 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21 at the Pleasanton Library. Call 931-3400 ext. 3. Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old Bernal Ave., Pleasanton.
 

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CA Native Gardening Workshop
Thinking about putting in a native garden? Want to meet other native plant enthusiasts? Join for a morning of ideas and information from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23 in the backyard garden at 5321 Mallard Drive. Sponsored by bringingbackthenatives.net. , 5321 Mallard Drive, Pleasanton.

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'Mow no Mo’!' or 'How to Remove Your Lawn' Workshop
Save money, save time, save water! Lose your lawn, get a garden, and get paid for it, too! In this hands-on workshop you'll learn how to remove your lawn, select native plants, and design a water-conserving, pesticide-free garden that attracts wildlife, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6. Address upon RSVP. Cost is $30. Call (510) 236-9558 or go to BringingBackTheNatives.net.

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Drought-tolerant Gardening with Natives
Join artistic landscape designer Pete Veilleux of East Bay Wilds in a tour of two drought-tolerant native plant gardens designed to provide color and beauty throughout the year, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13. The third stop will be Pete's own native plant nursery, East Bay Wilds. Cost is $30. Call (510) 236-9558 or go to BringingBackTheNatives.net.

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Gardening 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.
 

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Grief Workshop
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.