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Plugz Electric Bikes

Plugz Sometimes you need a bit of help on the hilly SF and Marin County streets… this is a fun way to go farther and up more hills than you have before! PLUGZ rents electric bikes, they also have sunset tours. They are one of the biggest groups in the Bay Area.

The cost is around $40 for a tour, $10 / hour and if you can get a group together it is less.

Photos to inspire you!

LOCATION: 550 North Point (Between Jones and Taylor)
San Francisco, CA

Sometimes you’ll find special intro deals like this one… on Got Daily Deals.

DUVENECK DAY, Saturday, May 21, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

hidden villaCome enjoy the beauty, bounty, and history of Hidden Villa at our day-long, farm-wide celebration of the very special life of Frank and Josephine Duveneck. Celebrate Hidden Villa-style with farm tours, lively games like gunny sack races and tug-o-war, craft activities like corn husk doll making and flower printing for all ages, blacksmith demonstrations, Duveneck House tours, plein air painters working at their canvases, and more. From 11 – 12 World Harmony Chorus sings songs from around the world. Lunch time music by Nancy Cassidy and Band. Old-fashioned country dance at 1:30 p.m. with caller Andy Wilson and live music by the County Line Pickers. Plein Air painting contest winners awarded at 3:30. Food by Armadillo Willy’s available for purchase. No admission fee for children under age two.
Look forward to seeing you on the farm for this very special event, a partner program of the Los Altos History Museum exhibit: Touching Lives, The Duvenecks of Hidden Villa.

Location: Get activity map at Gate
$10.00 per Person

Co-housing, current schedule of Tours

Talk to Neil, he is a cohousing guru, he has so much knowledge and experience. This is an environmental and cooperative alternative to conventional housing. There is a cohousing location and plan that fits everyone. Check it out, you’ll be glad to know more about this.

If you are interested in joining the 4/9 CA tour, (yes, seats are still available) please register as soon as possible. Don’t wait much longer. I recommend doing it this week. If you know others who are interested in joining you, 5+ group discounts are available for this tour. For more details and to register, visit this page: https://www.cohousing.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=60

A Portland and 2-3 Washington DC tours are also now scheduled. So, if you have colleagues interested in learning more about Cohousing, in those geographical areas, please share https://www.cohousing.org/tours, the main tours webpage with them.

Please let me know how I may be of further assistance to you.
Looking forward to meeting you
Neil 510.465.7241

May you be well…
Neil Planchon
Tours Director – Cohousing Association of the US – www.cohousing.org/tours
Founding Resident – Swan’s Market Cohousing – Oakland CA – www.swansway.com
Personal Development Coach – Smiling Heart Coaching – www.neilplanchon.com

Savor the Central Coast!

savor sunsetSeptember 30 – October 3 – Don’t miss this!

Sunset puts on the best events. http://www.savorcentralcoast.com/

And once again they have it ALL, and focused on a spectacular area of California with reduced ticket prices for locals. Take a look:

  • Meet the Growers
  • Kitchen Garden – a 2 acre demonstration garden
  • Wineries – from Monterey to Ventura
  • Things to see and do – regional events
  • Meet the Greats – local authors, chefs, and foodies
  • Movable feast – food on carts coming to you
  • Chickens – why, how, where
  • Tour the Santa Margarita Ranch by Train
  • and so much more!

      Special Events:

  • Winemaker’s Dinners
  • Western Wine Awards Gala, VIP Tasting
  • Chris Isaak concert with a fireworks finale on Sunday

This looks like the most fun you can Pack into one Weekend!!

  • Admission to The Main Event for Saturday or Sunday with a single day ticket is $85.00, 2-day (Saturday and Sunday) admission ticket is $150.00
  • For locals. $75.00 for one day OR 2-day (Saturday and Sunday) $130.00  Local ticket purchases are based on the ZIP codes of San Luis Obispo County.

Plants Galore!

Go to the SF Botanical Garden – Strybing Arboretum in Golden Gate Park – it is open daily, 365 days a year and is free to the public. There is so much to do in this beautiful place, you can enjoy the area, plants, smells, guided tours, bookstores. You may become so inspired that you’ll want to be a member. This is a great place to teach children to love plants and enjoy the  diversity of nature.

Something is always blooming, it is a wondeful peaceful place to relax.