Lucile Packard Children's Hospital 20th Birthday Party Featuring more than 75 interactive booths, musical performances, storytelling, face painting, and more. Food from local favorites and cupcakes will be available.
Sunday, June 26, 10 am - 4 pm, Intersection of Quarry and Welch Roads, Free
Packard Summer Scamper 5K/10K You race, they win! Join the Packard Summer Scamper 5K/10K and help support patients and families at Packard Children's Hospital. The USATF-certified course
on Stanford's campus is designed for participants of all ages and abilities.
Sunday, June 26, 9 am 5k/10k start, 10:30 am Kids' Fun Run start
STANFORD JAZZ FESTIVAL
Allen Toussaint has lived more music history than most have even read about, and he coaxes more joy out of a piano than any of us can imagine.
Friday, June 24, 8 pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $25-40
Early Bird Jazz for Kids: Jim Nadel and Friends
Get your kids excited by live jazz, fascinating instruments, and talented performers at this affordable and family-friendly day of jazz.
Saturday, June 25, 10 am, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Children Free, Adults $5 in advance, $10 at door
The New Gary Burton Quartet
This band represents a new milestone in Burton's iconic career. "With virtually flawless execution . . . Gary Burton has changed the face of the vibraphone." - All About Jazz
Saturday, June 25, 8 pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $25-40
Nat "King" Cole could swing, he could sing, and he turned many a tune into a timeless standard. Vocalist Allan Harris, pianist Larry Dunlap, and friends play tribute to this legendary artist.
Sunday, June 26, 2:30 pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $20-32
Brazilian Bossa Nova with the Oscar Castro-Neves Duo
Lose yourself in an evening of exquisite Brazilian bossa nova, performed by one of its inventors, the brilliant guitar virtuoso Oscar Castro-Neves.
Sunday, June 26, 7 pm, Campbell Recital Hall, $30-40
Join us for two extremely rare, intimate Bay Area appearances by singer, composer, and living legend of Brazilian music, Milton Nascimento and his Band of Four.
Thursday, June 30 and Friday, July 1,
8 pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $35-65
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HEALTH & WELLNESS
Living Well with a Diagnosis of Heart Failure
Thursday, June 9, 7 pm, Free
Updates on Melanoma
Thursday, June 16, 7 pm, Free
Life Beyond Salt
Wednesday, June 22,
7 pm, Free
Hypertension in the 21st Century
High Blood Pressure and What We Know Now, and What We need to Know
Wednesday, June 29, 7 pm, Free
The Stanford Health Library provides free health and medical information on-line and at 5 locations. Pre-registration is required for all events.
The Art of the Book in California: Five Contemporary Presses
An emerging, dynamic art form -- the "new book," is defined by contemporary art practices, successful experiments with media, and innovative structures in book production.
Opens June 1, Cantor Arts Center, Free
Greco-Roman sculpture was never intended to be white, and this exhibition features the once-lively colors of sculpture from that era.
Cantor Arts Center, Free
Illustrated Title Pages: 1500-1900
This exhibition traces the development of the title page from the 16th to 19th centuries.
Cantor Arts Center, Free
An exhibition of artwork created by Stanford 's five graduating artists for their final MFA Thesis.
Open through June 12, Thomas Welton Stanford Art Gallery, Free
2011 Senior Art Show
June 2 - June 12, Cummings Art Building Lobby and SubGallery, Free
Featuring undergraduate student work from the Spring Art Practice courses
Thursday, June 2, 3:30 pm,
Cummings Art Building, Free
For more information on exhibits and tours, please visit The Cantor Arts Center.
Piano Students of George Barth and Maria Ezerova
Wednesday, June 1, 12:15 pm, Campbell Recital Hall, Free
Early Music Singers
Wednesday, June 1, 8 pm, Memorial Church, Free
The Stanford Laptop Orchestra (SLOrk): Spring Concert
This evening of all-new works for laptops and iPads is directed by Ge Wang and performed by the Stanford Laptop Orchestra (SLOrk), and the Stanford Mobile Phone Orchestra (MoPhO).
Wednesday, June 1, 8 pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Free
Chamber Music Showcase
Thursday, June 2, 12:15 pm, Campbell Recital Hall, Free
Friday, June 3, 12:15 pm, Campbell Recital Hall, Free
Robert Huw Morgan: Annual Commencement Recital
Organist Dr. Robert Huw Morgan presents "Variations on a Theme," a concert of variations performed on the Tudor organ, as well as the Fisk-Nanney and Murray Harris organs.
Friday, June 10, 8 pm, Memorial Church, Free
Medieval Song in Performance
Monday, June 13, 7:30 pm, Campbell Recital Hall, Free
|FOR KIDS & FAMILIES
Heart to Heart: A Seminar on Growing Up
This informative, humorous and lively discussion of puberty, the opposite sex and growing up sets parents and their pre-teens on a straight course for talking with one another on these very important topics. Multiple dates available. $75
Classes for Expectant and New Parents
Please see website for complete list of classes available at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and registration information.
Free Car-seat Fitting Station
With 4 out of 5 child safety seats being used incorrectly, it is important to have your child safety seat inspected by a certified technician. Lucile Packard Children's Hospital offers a child passenger fitting station for patient families as well as for the immediate community.
Pre-registration for all classes required.
Film Production 114 Spring Film Screening
Six short documentary films by students in "Introduction to Film and Video Production"
Friday, June 3, 7 pm, Annenberg Auditorium, Free
MFA Documentary Spring Film Screening
Eight short films by First Year students in the MFA Program in Documentary Film and Video
Friday, June 10, 7:30 pm, Annenberg Auditorium, Free
MFA Documentary Thesis Film Screening
Eight short thesis films by students in the MFA Documentary Film and Video Program
Saturday, June 11, 2 pm, Annenberg Auditorium, Free
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SUMMER SCIENCE TALKS
Hear about cutting edge research from four of Stanford's most esteemed professors on the lawn adjacent to the Cantor Arts Center. Please come early to wander through the museum, have dinner at the Arts Center's Cool Café, or bring your own picnic. All of the talks will be delivered in terms understandable to the lay public, so bring your entire family (high school age and up) and enjoy!
Fuels from Sunlight: Converting Solar Energy
With Thomas Jaramillo
Thursday, June 16, 7 pm, Free
Using Fiberoptics and Genes from Algae to Solve Problems in Psychiatry
With Karl Deisseroth
Thursday, June 30, 7 pm, Free
Shark and Awe: The Extreme Life of the Sea
With Stephen Palumbi
Thursday, July 14, 7 pm, Free
Infinite Reality: Avatars, Eternal Life, New Worlds, and the Dawn of the Virtual Revolution
With Jeremy Bailenson
Thursday, July 28, 7 pm, Free
Continuing Studies courses are designed to cultivate learning and enrich the lives of adults in the Bay Area. Courses are primarily taught by Stanford instructors and are open to everyone. Summer registration is open now, and most classes begin the week of June 20.
Summer course highlights include:
- The Science of the Compassionate Mind
- How to Save Your Aging Brain
- Take Five: Five Iconic Jazz Artists
- Intellectual Revolution in Ancient Greece
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FOR K-12 TEACHERS
Stanford Summer Teaching Institute
A collection of multi-day courses focused on the development of effective instructional practices for a variety of content areas and grade levels.
June 20-23 and 27-30, Tresidder Memorial Union, Oak Lounge, $250 per four day session.
ART CLASSES FOR KIDS & FAMILIES
Register now to reserve a spot in
classes at the Cantor Arts Center.
Exploring the Figure
Explore different versions of the human figure in Cantor Center galleries and then use a variety of fun materials to create drawings and sculptures. For students in grades 1 - 3.
July 11 - 15, 9:30 am - 12 noon
Drawing People and Drawing Ourselves
Discover the wide variety of portraits in the museum and experiment with drawing pictures of yourself and others. For students in grades 1 - 3
July 18 - 22, 9:30 am - 12 noon
Ultra Line and Color
Investigate the endless possibilities of painting and drawing using the Center's newly installed contemporary art gallery, "Extreme Makeover", as inspiration. For students in grades 4 - 6.
July 18 - 22, 1 - 4 pm
Create a one-of-a-kind book with the theme of "family." Children and adults will work together, exploring the basics of bookbinding as well as drawing, painting, collage, and monotype. For students in grades 1 - 5.
July 25 - 29, 9 am - noon, $150 for members, $200 for non-members
Comic Book Workshop
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a comic book! Make your own comic book inspired by superheroes (POW!), people depicted in paintings and sculptures in the galleries (BANG!), and you (WHAM!). For students in grades 4 - 6.
July 25 - 29, 1 - 4 pm
Learn the basic concepts of color and paint-mixing using acrylic paint on canvas. Be inspired by the museum's permanent collection as you create your own work.
August 1 - 5, Grades 1 - 3: 9:30 am - noon, Grades 4 - 6: 1 - 4 pm
Except for "Family Book", each session costs $140 for members and $180 for non-members.
Beauty and Power, Truth and Good: A 21st Century Quest for the Real
Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori
Wednesday, June 1, 7 pm, Cubberley Auditorium, Free
The Science of Self-Compassion
Thursday, June 2, 1 pm, Bldg 420, Jordan Hall, Rm 40, Free
Dig This Gig: Find Your Dream Job or Invent It
Book signing with Laura Dodd
Thursday, June 2, 4 pm, Stanford Bookstore Main Level, Free
Black Women and the Backlash Effect?
Understanding the Intersection of Race and Gender
Thursday, June 2, 4:15 pm, Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center, Free
Breakfast Briefing with Peter Sims, author and entrepreneur
Wednesday, June 15, 7:30 am breakfast, 8 am program, Stanford Faculty Club, $60, Please register in advance
For additional lectures, please see the Stanford Events Calendar.
|RELIGION & |
Stanford Chabad Shabbat Experience
Friday, June 4, 7:30 pm, The Rohr Chabad House at Stanford, 1289 College Avenue, Palo Alto, Please RSVP
University Public Worship
Ecumenical Christian worship featuring choir and organ music with speakers and preachers from diverse religious traditions.
Sundays (except June 12), 10 am, Memorial Church
A reflective 30-minute service of hymns and chant sung in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All religious and non-religious backgrounds welcome.
Sunday, June 5, 9 - 9:30 pm, Memorial Church
Enter the labyrinth and discover that walking in circles can actually put direction in your life!
Fridays, 8 am - 1 pm, Memorial Church, Free
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