Activities in Palo Alto

Military Aviation Museum Visit for Two or Four at Moffett Field Historical Society (Up to 50% Off)

Moffett Field Historical Society

Mountain View

$16 $10

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Peruse 13 exhibits that chronicle history of flight with artifacts such as a full P-3 cockpit and equipment from NASA aviation flight tests

$19 for Movie Package with Two Tickets, Two Popcorns, and Two Drinks at BlueLight Cinemas ($36.50 Value)

BlueLight Cinemas

Cupertino

$36.50 $19

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Orville Redenbacher’s popcorn feeds movie fans during second-run flicks projected in theaters with DTS and Dolby surround sound

60, 90, or 120 Minutes of Bowling with Shoe Rental for up to Six at Cloverleaf Family Bowl (Up to 65% Off)

Cloverleaf Family Bowl

Irvington

$50 $25

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50-year-old bowling center features updated bumpers, glow bowling, a sports bar, a food court, and plenty of special events

Visit for Four or One-Year Individual or Archivist Membership to the San Mateo County History Museum (60% Off)

San Mateo County History Museum

San Mateo County History Museum

$20 $11

Underneath the stately dome of Old County Courthouse, visitors and scholars pore over archives and engage with hands-on exhibits

5 or 10 Open Jump Sessions at Pump It Up (Up to 60% Off)

Pump It Up

Union City

$45 $19

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Kids' imaginations run wild as they explore, bounce, and burn energy at vibrantly colored bouncy houses, slides, and inflatables

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 56% Off)

AMF Bowling Centers

Multiple Locations

$40 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

VIP Winery Tour and Tasting for Two or Four at Clos LaChance Wines (Up to 77% Off)

Clos LaChance Wines

San Martin

$60 $15

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During a VIP tour of the winery, a staff member guides groups through the nuances of five premium Clos LaChance wines

General Admission for Two, Four, or Six Adults to Filoli (Up to 55% Off)

Filoli

Woodside, California

$40 $19.99

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654-acre estate encompasses manicured gardens, nature preserve, and stately house filled with antiques and paintings

$129 for a Two-Hour Trampoline Birthday Party Package for 10 Kids at Great Jump Sports (Up to $250 Value)

Great Jump Sports

Milpitas

$250 $129

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Party package invites up to 10 youngsters to work up an appetite during trampoline time, and then slay it with pizza and pop

Wild 94.9 Comedy Jam Feat. Shawn & Marlon Wayans and More at Shoreline Amphitheatre on Saturday, Oct. 4 (Up to 35% Off)

Wild 94.9 Comedy Jam

Shoreline Amphitheatre

$25 $20

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Wild 94.9's comedy show features such standup legends as Shawn & Marlon Wayans, Hannibal Buress, Donnell Rawlings, and more

10 or 20 Yoga Classes at Be Yoga (Up to 74% Off)

Be Yoga

Downtown North

$140 $49

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Stretch and build strength in energizing yoga classes

$30 for One Month of Unlimited Dance Classes at For the Love of Dance ($68 Value)

For the Love of Dance

Address

$68 $30

Weekly schedule packed with various styles of dance for kids, teens, and adults

Standup at Rooster T. Feathers Comedy Club, Thursdays–Sundays (Up to 78% Off)

Rooster T. Feathers Comedy Club

Rooster T. Feathers Comedy Club

$40 $12

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Comedians seen on late night talk shows, network sitcoms, and Last Comic Standing star on stage

$10 for One-Day Passes for Four to The Ultimate Women's Expo ($40 Value)

The Ultimate Women's Expo

San Mateo Event Center

$40 $10

Presentations on finance, entrepreneurship, style, and healthy living at an expo highlighting new designers and beauty innovations

5 or 10 Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Ananda Yoga (Up to 72% Off)

Ananda Yoga

Palo Alto

$65 $25

Classes accommodate all skill and fitness levels with sessions that primarily focus on meditation, healing, and inner peace

18-Hole Round of Golf for Two with Cart at Sunnyvale Golf Course (Up to 29% Off). Two Tee Time Options.

Sunnyvale Golf Course

Sunnyvale

$102 $72

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Relatively flat course sprinkles the layout with tree-lined fairways, bunkers, and ponds that come into play

Four Dance Classes from DNdance (75% Off)

DNdance

Redwood City

$48 $12

Learn the sexiest social dance! Get a month of Argentine Tango classes for the price of one at our new studio!

$69 for a One-Month Fitness Membership and a 60-Minute Massage at Oshman Family JCC ($215 Value)

Oshman Family JCC

Palo Alto

$215 $69

After a Zumba, boot-camp, or yoga class, relax during a massage and lounge on the sun deck by the outdoor pool

9-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Five Rounds for One at Blackberry Farm Golf Course (Up to 45% Off)

Blackberry Farm Golf Course

Cupertino

$38 $22

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Course measures 1,544 yards and challenges short iron and putting skills with narrow fairways and small greens

Yoga Hike for One or Up to 15 People from Hiking Yoga (Up to Half Off)

Hiking Yoga

Multiple Locations

$20 $9.99

Outdoor hiking and yoga combine for 90 minutes of cardio and strength work in a natural setting, and groups can take private hikes

Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Old Spaghetti Factory

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

Lifetime Family Membership with Four Classes and Four Play Sessions at My Gym Children's Fitness Center (62% Off)

My Gym Children's Fitness Center

Palo Alto

$154 $59

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Experienced, energetic instructors build strength and esteem for kids from 6 weeks to 13 years old with music, dance, and gymnastics

10 or 15 Drop-In Boot-Camp Classes at EmpowerFIT (Up to 84% Off)

EmpowerFIT

Multiple Locations

$200 $35

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Certified personal trainers push students through a series of functional exercises that change daily

One Round of FootGolf for Two or Four at Pruneridge Golf Club (Up to 59% Off)

Pruneridge Golf Club

Santa Clara

$48 $20

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A combination of soccer and golf involves kicking a regulation soccer ball into oversized holes on a shortened course

30 Days of Unlimited Fitness Classes from Los Altos Health & Fitness (65% Off)

Los Altos Health And Fitness

Loyola Corners

$156 $55

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$20 for 30 Classes from MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass ($350 Value)

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

$79 for a Five-Hour Competition-Level Barbecue Class at Big Ed's Buzzard BBQ Inc. ($175 Value)

Big Ed's Buzzard BBQ Inc.

Multiple Locations

$175 $79

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Learn how to smoke and spice eight styles of meat in a five-hour barbecue course, which includes homestyle side sampling and a full meal

$20 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

$300 $20

Students can use this 30-class pass at multiple locations to take everything from yoga to Zumba, signing up on an easy online platform

$15 for Admission for Two to a Bay Area Wedding Fair ($30 Value)

Bay Area Wedding Fairs

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

Bridal shows bring together couples and wedding professionals for networking and big-day planning and shopping

Eight Stroller Fitness Classes or One Month of Unlimited Stroller Fitness Classes at Baby Boot Camp (Up to 61% Off)

Baby Boot Camp

Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve

$100 $50

Each 60-minute Strollfit class combines strength, cardio, stretching & ab routines with workouts for mothers that incorporate strollers

$5 Buys You a Coupon for 40% Off the First Month of Music Lessons for Kids Ages 2–5

Early Music Minds

Mountain View

$50 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for 40% off the first month of music lessons for babies, toddlers, and kids up ages 2–5

One or Two 60-Minute Golf Lessons at Golf With Ren (Up to 60% Off)

Golf With Ren

Fremont Park Golf & Practice Center

$125 $59

PGA professional Ren Chang incorporates 20+ years of golf prowess to enhance swing mechanics and lower scores

Three- or Six-Month Unlimited Membership to Bikram Yoga Santa Clara (Up to 59% Off)

Bikram Yoga Santa Clara

Santa Clara

$360 $149

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90-minute series of 26 basic postures pushes mental and physical limits by being performed in rooms heated to 105 degrees

10- or 25-Round Play Card at Pruneridge Golf Club in Santa Clara (Up to 46% Off)

Pruneridge Golf Club

Santa Clara

$240 $139

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Punch card for 10 or 25 rounds on nine-hole, par 31 golf course

6 Fundamentals CrossFit Classes or a 10- or 20-Class Pass at CrossFit Old County (Up to 72% Off)

Crossfit Old County

Belmont

$200 $59

Come participate in Workouts of the Day, which get participants into great shape through a range of functional exercises

Piano or Guitar Lessons at Exploring Music (Up to 57% Off). Four Options Available.

Exploring Music

Multiple Locations

$70 $32

Talented instructors tailor lesson plans to each student's tastes and skill level during private or group music lessons

10 Boot-Camp Classes or Two Personal-Training Sessions at 3Fit (Up to 81% Off)

3Fit

Sunnyvale

$150 $29

Intense boot-camp classes whip participants into shape; one-on-one sessions with a personal trainer tailor a workout specifically to you

Improv Comedy for Two at Made Up Theatre (Up to 57% Off)

Made Up Theatre

Grimmer

$28 $12

Alternating teams perform long- and short-form improv fueled by audience suggestions

One or Three 60-Minute Golf Lessons for Two or Three from Christine Roffi, LPGA (Up to 59% Off)

Chris Roffi, LPGA

Santa Clara

$120 $59

Groups of two and three learn to improve their swings and scores with the help of a PGA professional

Flying Lesson Packages for up to Two People at Advanced Flyers (Half Off)

Advanced Flyers

Palo Alto

$119 $59

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Gain experience in a Redbird FMX-1000 simulator or strap into a real aircraft for a 35-minute flight in a Cessna Skyhawk

Two, Four or Six Months of Unlimited Cardio Kickboxing Classes at Studio Kicks Palo Alto (Up to 85% Off)

Studio Kicks Palo Alto

Palo Alto

$198 $39

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Instructors trained by world-champion martial artist and film actor Richard Branden conduct energetic cardio kickboxing exercises

15 Boot-Camp Classes at Boss Barbell Club (65% Off)

Boss Barbell Club

Mountain View

$145 $51

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One Month of Private Piano Lessons at San Mateo Piano (Up to 55% Off)

San Mateo Piano

San Mateo

$165 $79

Seasoned players demystify theory and technique during weekly 30-minute lessons for students ages 5 and up

One or Three 60-Minute Private Golf Lessons with Swing Analysis and Digital Recording at GolfSmarts (Up to 69% Off)

GolfSmarts

Santa Clara

$125 $39

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Instructor evaluates pupils’ swing with video-analysis software before coaching them on form during a recorded session

Sunnyvale Community Players Presents: "Gypsy" on September 12–October 5 (Up to 40% Off). 15 Dates Available.

Sunnyvale Community Players Present: "Gypsy"

Sunnyvale Theatre at the Sunnyvale Community Center

$30 $18

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Sondheim musical tells the true story of how a driven mother inspired the creation of one of the most famous burlesque dancers of all time

One Month of Unlimited Youth or Adult Martial-Arts Classes at FTX Martial Arts & Fitness (Up to 75% Off)

FTX Martial Arts & Fitness

Sunnyvale

$149 $39

Kids and adults alike can burn off energy and build their strength as they learn practical marital-arts and self-defense skills

5 or 10 Adult Martial-Arts Classes or One Month of Kids’ Classes at KOA Fitness (Up to 86% Off)

KOA Fitness

Newark

$125 $19

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Muay thai, Brazilian jujitsu, and mixed-martial-arts classes in a gym with full-size boxing rings and octagonal cages

Intro Flight with Digital Photo for One Pilot and One Optional Passenger from Fly Bay Area (50% Off)

Fly Bay Area

San Carlos

$318 $159

Pilots guide private plane over the San Francisco Peninsula and give passenger time with controls during laid-back flight experience

Pilates Sessions at Evolve Classical Pilates (Up to 63% Off). Three Options Available.

Evolve Classical Pilates

North Los Altos

$160 $65

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Reformers and towers let students practice Pilates the way it was originally devised, increasing core engagement and supporting joints

3 Months of Unlimited Kids' Martial Arts Classes at Okaigan Karate Dojo (45% Off)

Jkr Okaigan Dojo

Cupertino

$420 $231

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Private and Group Pilates Classes at Purely Pilates (Up to 63% Off). Three Packages Available.

Purely Pilates

Belmont

$160 $65

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Hour-long mat or Universal Reformer classes limber up spines and tone cores; one-on-one sessions focus on the client's personal goals

Two or Four Private Drum Lessons with Tom Metropoulos at San Mateo Piano (Up to 53% Off)

Tom Metropoulos at San Mateo Piano

San Mateo

$80 $39

Seasoned drum instructor teaches fundamentals in styles including pop, rock, jazz and fusion

Four 30-Minute Indoor Lessons at American Swim Academy (Up to 49% Off)

American Swim Academy

Multiple Locations

$72 $39

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Certified instructors impart swim basics in classes kept to a small student-to-teacher ratio for optimum safety and learning

Two or Three One-Hour Personal Training Sessions at SiliconValleyFit (Up to 80% Off)

SiliconValleyFit

Palo Alto

$200 $45

Trainers take a holistic approach when creating training programs focused on issues such as weight loss, stress, fatigue, and strength

$39 for Five Classes at Club Pilates ($85 Value)

Club Pilates

San Carlos

$85 $39

Sunny studio location hosts strengthening Pilates Reformer, sculpting, and stretching classes taught by certified instructors

5 Jiu Jitsu Classes, or One Month of Unlimited Classes at 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu San Mateo (Up to 93% Off)

10th Planet Jiu Jitsu San Mateo

Hillsdale

$100 $10

Students learn practical self-defense techniques, such as grappling and ground fighting, in intensive Jiu Jitsu classes

Two, Four, or Eight Semiprivate Training Sessions at Kaizen Fitness (Up to 69% Off)

Kaizen Fitness

Mountain View

$90 $29

A certified personal trainer customizes workouts for up to 8 students per class, leading a medley of strength and conditioning drills

Two 60-Minute Personal-Training Sessions for One or Two at Dynamic Personalized Training (Up to 86% Off)

Dynamic Personalized Training

Redwood City

$170 $29

Personal trainers help exercisers of all levels increase their flexibility, endurance, and strength and achieve their fitness goals

$69 for Two Intro Personal-Training Sessions at Infinity Fitness ($139 Value)

Infinity Fitness

Redwood City

$139 $69

Personal trainer designs a fitness program that matches the client's goals, skills, and lifestyle during one-on-one coaching sessions

$74 for $145 Worth of Martial Arts — KICKS TaeKwonDo School of Self-Defense

Kicks Taekwondo School Of Self-defense

San Mateo

$145 $74

Discover the fun of learning a high-level, Olympic-style tae kwon do and self-defense art

Newark OktoberFest Package with Mug and Beer at Swiss Park on Saturday, September 27, at Noon (Up to 30% Off)

Newark OktoberFest 2014

Swiss Park

$20 $14

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An afternoon of German music, dancing, games, auto displays, and, of course, fine German beers

$30 for $60 Worth of Table Tennis — ITableTennis

Itabletennis

East Industrial

$60 $30

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Silicon Valley Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum on Saturday, September 27 (Up to 39% Off)

Silicon Valley Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum

Santa Clara Convention Center

$80 $49

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Guests including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Congresswoman Judy Chu speak at this annual convention

$549 for $999 Worth of Personal Training — Flex Fit - Personal Training

Flex Fit-personal Training

Sunnyvale West

$999 $549

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$55 for $100 Worth of Capoeira — Capoeira Irmandade

Santa Clara Movement Arts / Capoeira

Santa Clara

$100 $55

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Belle's Enchanted Party or Magical Tea Party with Alice at The Fabulous Party People (Up to 45% Off)

The Fabulous Party People

Berryessa

$20 $11

Kids meet their favorite character, like Belle or Alice, at a fantastical meet-and-greet that includes photos, crafts, and sing-alongs

Badminton for Two or Four at Bay Badminton Center (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

Bay Badminton Center

Multiple Locations

$36 $18

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An electronic queuing system directs players to regulation courts with Robbins flooring systems

3 or 6 Week Bootcamp Program for 1 or 2 person(s) from Fit For Life! (Up to 92% Off)

Fit For Life Bootcamp

Multiple Locations

$235.25 $22

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Indoor boot-camp slim clients down using cardio, resistance training, and core work; health assessment and nutrition program enhance results

10 or 20 Yoga Classes from Yog-V (Up to 84% Off) 

YOG-V

Redwood Village

$150 $39

In small-group yoga sessions, an instructor guides yogis through a fluid series of poses

10 or 15 Drop-In Classes at Yoga at Cindy's (Up to 82% Off)

Yoga at Cindy's

Sunnyvale

$180 $39

Warm temperatures ease tension and allow for deeper stretches during classes such as Vinyasa and Yin Yang Yoga

$61 for $110 Worth of Martial Arts — Karate Masters

Karate Masters

Sunnyvale

$110 $61

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$16 for One Month of Classes at Impact! Kickboxing Fitness ($108 Value)

Impact! Kickboxing Fitness

San Carlos

$108 $16

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Hammer away stress and calories by hurling punches and kicks into heavy bags

Six Training Sessions from Dowling Fitness (45% Off)

Dowling Fitness

San Carlos

$510 $281

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$5 Buys You a Coupon for 50% Off 21 Days Of Yoga Detox Boot Camp For New Participants at Wellness By All Means

Wellness By All Means

Newark

$0 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for 50% off 21 days of yoga detox boot camp for new participants

One Month of Aikido Lessons for Adults or Children at Tri City Aikido (Up to 69% Off)

Tri City Aikido

Newark

$160 $59

Instructor with more than 25 years of experience teaches students the graceful movements and flowing take-downs that characterize aikido

Five Fitness Classes at SLIM Fitness (65% Off)

Slim Fitness

Newark

$60 $21

From the merchant: Tighten, tone, and shape your body. No babysitter, no problem! Bring your little one to our kid-friendly studio.

5 or 10 Group Fitness Classes or One Month of Unlimited Group Fitness Classes at Malina Fitness (Up to 79% Off)

Malina Fitness

Belmont

$95 $25

Exercisers burn calories and sculpt muscle during a variety of group fitness classes

Four or Six Weeks of Unlimited Kids' Obstacle Course Boot Camps at Youth Obstacle Bootcamp (Up to 69% Off)

Youth Obstacle Bootcamp

Belmont

$147 $49

Kids build strength and learn to move by overcoming obstacles such as Ninja Warrior-style ramps

Bay Area Dinner Show Magic and Variety Performance for One or Two (Up to 43% Off)

Bay Area Dinner Show

Multiple Locations

$100 $60

Magician Dan Chan leads a cast of comedians and illusionists during a dinner and variety show

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Amid the mythical landscapes and thrilling martial-arts battles in the film Mortal Kombat, you might see Richard Branden performing swift punches and mighty kicks as an outland warrior. Richard?s role in Mortal Kombat is just one of his many motion-picture credits, which include a stunt-double role in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and the Yin-Yang Man in WMAC Masters. The internationally renowned warrior has been practicing in martial arts since 1976, earning more than 35 international titles and six gold medals in chinese kung fu. A firm believer in the practice?s ability to enhance discipline and focus, as well as strength and agility, Branden opened Studio Kicks Palo Alto to help students of all ages reap martial arts? many benefits.

Bright red and blue mats sweep across the floor of the expansive studio, where Branden's staff conduct a variety of combat-centric classes. The trainers lead energetic circuit-training routines and kickboxing combinations in adult fitness classes, helping students improve form and technique as they work toward sliming their physiques and toning their muscles. Youngsters and adults alike can enroll in the martial-arts program, where instructors guide students through movements, techniques, and training exercises that aim to boost power, flexibility, and strength. In addition to improving physical fitness, the program?s curriculum seeks to bolster self-confidence, much like an Armani blazer with the padded shoulders and biceps already sown in.

796 San Antonio Rd.
Palo Alto,
CA
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First conceived nearly 50 years ago, the dream of the Oshman Family JCC officially came to fruition in 2009 as a sprawling, 8.5-acre campus that welcomes people of all backgrounds. The Richard & Rhoda Goldman Sports & Wellness Complex hosts more than 150 group fitness classes per week, complementing these sessions with basketball and volleyball games. A heated outdoor pool supplies six lanes for swimming laps and connects with a sun deck that's ideal for relaxing with a good book or identifying barbell-shaped cloud formations. But the center focuses on enriching people's lives through other means as well. It supports families via kid-friendly camps, activities, and early-childhood education programs. It also hosts cultural events in the Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, spotlighting the works of renowned artists, musicians, and authors.

3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto,
CA
US

Darryl Kalthof of Bay Area Flying Lessons holds an FAA certificate as an airline transport pilot and ratings as an advanced ground instructor, honors earned over a distinguished two-decade career as a certified flight instructor. Today, he oversees a fleet of Cessna and Piper airplanes that act as airborne classrooms for his pupils, who range from 10-year-olds taking their first mechanical flights to advanced pilots earning certificates in commercial, multi-engine, and tail-wheel aviation. Lessons make use of the airspace surrounding San Francisco Bay, yielding panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean as well as many notable landmarks, including Dumbarton Bridge’s low ribbon of road and Stanford Stadium’s 70-foot animatronic statue of Bill Walsh.

1901 Embarcadero Road
Palo Alto,
CA
US

Although Ananda Yoga's introductory classes begin by teaching new students how to master the fundamental asanas, the studio's practice strives to promote more than physical development. Self-actualization and personal, spiritual growth lay the foundation, and the instructors help attendees work toward these goals by incorporating enlightening affirmations, breathing exercises, and centering meditation into the classes. These classes may vary in physical intensity as advanced students challenge their strength and stamina with deeper, longer stretches, but each sequence encourages the attendees to focus on their mind-body connection and calm their thoughts.

2171 El Camino Real
Palo Alto,
CA
US

Originally founded in 1970 to give high-school and college students a chance to hone their onstage skills, TheatreWorks dedicated itself early on to promoting new work that grappled with America's changing social landscape. Exploring the experiences of ethnic and cultural minorities, the group built a following throughout the subsequent decades, growing to its present size of 41 permanent staffers, an annual budget of $7 million, and 8,000 subscribers. Its New Works Initiative continues to seek out up-and-coming voices from around the country, helping new playwrights find their footing and prompting embittered older writers to test new pseudonyms.

1305 Middlefield Rd
Palo Alto,
CA
US


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440 Kipling Street
Palo Alto,
CA
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