Pacific Art League. “Above and Below,” paintings by Marjory Wilson. Through Nov. 29. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Mondays-Saturdaays. Pacific Art League, 668 Ramona St., Palo Alto. Free. Peninsula Museum of Art. “Visions & Visionaries,” paintings and sculptures by regional artists from the Permanent Collection. Through Dec. 30. Free. Peninsula Museum of Art, 10 Twin Pines Lane, Belmont. Regular gallery hours noon-4p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. Information: email@example.com or 650-654-4068.
Poon did intensive dance training eight hours a day, followed by academics, She graduated a year in advance and at the age of 18, was accepted as a principal with the State Theater in Gelsenkirchen, West Germany, She danced with them for four years, The dolly dust, suede ballet flat shoes come with arch suppert , very soft and comfortable company did classical and contemporary repertoire, In 1984, Poon joined her family and moved to the Bay Area, She appeared as soloist with the San Francisco Opera Ballet, The Peninsula Ballet, the Ruth Langridge Dance Company and Theater Ballet of San Francisco..
Financial Literacy Workshop. Learn how to create a budget you can stick with that will get you to reduce your debt and start saving. Bring your laptop to download free Excel budget spread sheet. Registration required. 6 to 7:30 p.m. May 2. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7713, www.alamedafree.org. Author Sarah Mlynowski. Celebrate Children’s Book Week with New York Times-bestselling author Sarah Mlynowski and the ninth installment in her fantastic Whatever After series, “Genie in a Bottle,” a feminist fairy tale for a new generation. 6 p.m. May 3. Books Inc., 1344 Park St., Alameda. Free. 510-522-2226, www.booksinc.net.
Dance-Along Nutcracker: An immersion in delightful silliness with “Nutcrackers of the Caribbean”; Dec, 9-10; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco; $18-$30; sflgfb.townalive.com, San Francisco Ballet: Presents Helgi Tomasson’s adaptation of “The Nutcracker”; Dec, 13-30; War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco; dolly dust, suede ballet flat shoes come with arch suppert , very soft and comfortable $25-$445; 415-865-2000, www.sfballet.org, Berkeley Ballet Theater “Nutcracker”: A long-running family-friendly production; Dec, 15-17; Holy Names University’s Regents’ Theatre, Oakland; $35; berkeleyballet.org..
The festivities include performances by Rushid, the Beshkan Dance Academy and Homyra Banejad. There will also be dancing, and light food and refreshments will be served. A unique feature of the event will be the “Haft Seen” display, a traditional Nowruz table setting that includes seven items starting with the letter “S” in the Persian alphabet. Typically, the setting includes apples, vinegar, sumac berries, garlic, a sweet pudding made from germinated wheat and the dried fruit of the oleaster tree.