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Organics, Antioxidants, and Your Health
Are organic foods more nutrient-rich? What are antioxidants and how do they contribute to your health? Local dietitian and holistic nutritionist Angela Stanford will discuss these and other important health questions as part of the "Good Food, Good Health" lecture series at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28 at the Danville Library. Free. Contact Chris Gray at 837-4889 or cgray@ccclib.org. Danville Library, 400 Front St., Danville.
 

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College Application Essay Workshop
Sharpen your essay-writing skills and get into the school of your dreams with this workshop presented by Karen Schiavo, Independent College Adviser, at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29 at the Danville Library. Call 837-4889. Danville Library, 400 Front St., Danville.
 

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Gardening in Containers and Small Spaces
Terry Lippert of Contra Costa Master Gardeners will inspire you to grow your own produce even with limited space. She will cover building and preparing raised beds, conventional to unique containers, and espalier fruit trees, from 6:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, April 30 at the San Ramon Library. Free plant exchange follows. Call 973-2850. San Ramon Library, 100 Montgomery St., San Ramon .
 

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Backyard Birdscaping
The proper food, water, and shelter will attract a marvelous assortment of birds to your yard. Learn the common birds that inhabit your neighborhood and how you can enhance both their home and yours, presented by Michael Marchiano, local naturalist and guide, at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 4 at the Danville Library. Call 837-4889. Danville Library, 400 Front St., Danville.
 

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The Language of Dreams
Learn to unpack your dreams, make sense of them, and take them to the next level. Presented by Linda Mastrangelo, writer, psychologist and dream specialist, at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 11 at the Danville Library. Free. Call 837-4889. Danville Library, 400 Front St. , Danville.
 

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Gardening in Small Spaces
Contra Costa Master Gardener Terry Lippert will inspire you to grow your own fruits and vegetables even with limited space at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19 at the Danville Library. This talk will cover building and preparing raised beds, conventional to unique containers for container gardening, and espalier fruit trees. Call 837-4889. Danville Library, 400 Front St., Danville.
 

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Ruth Bancroft Garden: Drought Tolerant Plants
Hear from experts at this Walnut Creek public garden renowned for exceptional design with water-conserving plants in a natural setting. Learn about cacti and succulents and other water-wise plants that do well in our Mediterranean climate. Bancroft-propagated plants will be for sale. The event will be from 6:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 21 at the San Ramon Library. Call 973-2850. San Ramon Library, 100 Montgomery St., San Ramon.
 

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Make the Most of High School
In this College Prep workshop, learn what classes and activities in High School will help prepare you best for getting into and getting the most out of college. Presented by Karen Schiavo, Independent College Adviser, at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27 at the Danville Library. Call 837-4889. Danville Library, 400 Front St., Danville.