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Daily Planner: Making Origami Art

Hey kids, drop by the Corte Madera Library on Thursday to learn how to make more than just paper airplanes.

Here are some of the highlights happening around the Larkspur and Corte Madera Twin Cities area August 15-16:

Children between the ages of 8 and older are invited to gather in the children’s room of the Corte Madera Library, for the finale in a series of five origami classes given by Kiyoshi Okada at the Corte Madera Library on Thursday at 2 p.m.

The students are discovering there's more to origami than just playing with paper. It can be an expression of determination and caring. It can be an art and a science.

Check the or Announcements for more things to do, or to post your own activities. Meanwhile, here are a few things to enjoy today and tomorrow:

• European Travelogue: REI hosts Geoff Siefert's presentation "Across France and Spain: The Way of Saint James" on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Corte Madera Town Center Community Room. The event is free.

• Outdoor movies: continues its weekly outdoor movie series on Wednesday with Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs. The film starts at 6 p.m. The series concludes August 22 with Tangled.

• Farmers Market: Get your shopping list together — and make sure to include some fresh fruit — before heading over to the Corte Madera Farmers Market at the Town Center. Fresh produce, including figs, oranges, berries and more, is available every Wednesday from noon to 5 p.m. Check out the Recipe of the Week every Saturday for tips from the farmers market.

• Get Started Writing: Opening up about yourself can be a daunting effort — and putting your life on paper can be even more challenging. It can also be a very rewarding experience. Laura Deutsch will lead a three-week class at Book Passage in Corte Madera to help beginning writers star their memoirs. The first class is Thursday at 5:30 p.m. The class includes instruction, in-class writing and feedback. The fee is $120 for three sessions.

• Protecting The Creek: The Friends of Corte Madera Creek Watershed have scheduled the monthly Board meeting for Thursday, 7 p.m., in the San Anselmo Historical Society Room, 110 Tunstead Ave,, San Anselmo.

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