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What Went Wrong in Your Garden? (& How to Fix It) at Lafayette Library Sept 25th


What Went Wrong in Your Garden? (& How to Fix It):

Lafayette Library and Learning Center
3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd, Lafayette
Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
6:30 – 8:00pm | Free

This talk covers common vegetable growing problems and how to correct them. You will learn what causes tomatoes to crack, why zucchinis sometimes shrivel and die and why broccoli and cauliflower sometimes produce only tiny heads. Learn why onions often produce flowers and fail to develop good bulbs. You’ll hear about solutions to these and other vegetable crop problems and also receive suggestions for what vegetables to plant for the most reliable good results.

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Harper Greer Coming to La Fiesta Square in Lafayette


La Fiesta Square, Lafayette

The women’s clothing boutique Specialtees closed the last day of 2017 in Lafayette’s La Fiesta Square and this spot has been split in half with Oakland-based Harper Greer, another clothing boutique, planning to occupy the left side next to the health store Open Sesame. Check out their online collection here and stay tuned for the opening date.

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Science Café presents: Cannabis at Lafayette Library Oct 2nd


Science Café presents: Cannabis:

Lafayette Library and Learning Center
3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd, Lafayette
Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018
7:00 – 8:30pm | $10

Science Cafe revisits the topic of cannabis with The Cannabis Corner Podcast hosts Joshua Braff and Adam Titelbaum. Joining them for a panel discussion on changes in cannabis laws, the latest medical cannabis research, and strains that may help common ailments will be special guest panelists Sara Payan, Public Education Officer for the Apothecarium (San Francisco), and Danielle Schumacher, CEO of THC Staffing Group (San Francisco).

The program includes a Q&A with the audience. Science Cafe will be recorded for an audio episode of The Cannabis Corner Postcast to be broadcast at a later date.

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“Let Them Eat Brioche” at Town Hall Theatre in Lafayette August 25th

“Let Them Eat Brioche”:

Town Hall Theatre
3535 School St, Lafayette
Saturday, August 25th, 2018
3:30pm | $65 ($60 subscribers)

Join 2018 Best Walking Tour of the East Bay Local Food Adventures and Town Hall Theatre as we eat, tour and talk about theatre during our “Let Them Eat Brioche” Challenge. This is the second installment of our ongoing Town Hall ThEATre History event series.

In honor of Town Hall Theatre’s upcoming production of The Revolutionists and Marie Antoinette’s famous saying, “Let them eat brioche” (yes, that’s what she said), we’re taking you on a tour of this 100-year-old theater, giving you a sneak peak into the show and following it up with selection of various dishes all made with brioche.

Local restaurants participating in the Brioche Challenge include Yankee Pier, American Kitchen and Locanda Positano, recently named 2018 Best New Restaurant of the East Bay.
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Planning a Winter Vegetable Garden at Lafayette Library August 7th


Planning a Winter Vegetable Garden:

Lafayette Library and Learning Center
3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd, Lafayette
Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
6:30 – 8:00pm | Free

Believe it or not, it’s time to start planning and planting your winter garden! Learn how growing vegetables in the winter has its advantages over summer vegetables and what allowances have to be made for the shorter days and less intense sunlight.

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Transitions Closing in Lafayette


3557 Mt. Diablo Blvd, Lafayette

The home decor and gift store Transitions is closing in Lafayette according to a sign in the window. Although you wouldn’t know it from the storefront, according to the yelp reviews there is a hair salon in back. I’ve walked by there dozens of times and had no idea it was also a salon.