Thursday, December 15, 2011
Saturday, January 14, 2012, 2:00-4:00 p.m. The Chinese Lunar New Year starts on January 23, 2012. It is the Year of the Dragon and there has been great speculation as to what it holds. Master JENNY LIU practices the highest level of feng shui. She analyzes the Flying 9 Star, Chinese Almanac, Zi Wei Astrology Charts, and the Yi-Jing to interpret forecasts that provide insight into how you can effectively navigate the new year. Join Jenny’s 2012 feng shui seminar to learn how to align yourself with the new year's energy. Come discover the catalysts you can integrate into your home and office to build a year of good health, peace of mind and success. Jenny T. Liu, MA, is a fourth-generation feng shui master, designer, author and public speaker. She holds a BA in Architecture from UC Berkeley and was awarded by the Association of American Women in Architecture for her influential UCLA master's thesis on feng shui and sustainability. She empowers people by teaching them how to encode meaningful messages into their living spaces. Jenny has been recognized by the US Department of Justice, the Southern California Planning Congress and the California Association of Chinese-American Construction Professionals. She is the author of Feng Shui: Everything in the Right Place and Guide to a Harmonious 2008/2009/2010 and has ongoing columns in Asian Journal, West Coast Media and Awareness magazines.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Saturday, January 21st, 9:00 a.m. – Former City Parks Division Manager, RON SERVEN is now with San Marino’s Planning Department, but his expertise with roses is still visible throughout the city, particularly at Lacy Park. Ron has conducted this workshop at Crowell Library on a yearly basis for many years and many rose-lovers have benefited and attended repeat performances. Ron will demonstrate optimum rose pruning techniques and answer questions from the audience, such as what to do in cold weather, and dealing with other special conditions such as irregular rainfall. Those who attend will be ready to go out into their own yards the very same day to get the job done. Ron will give everyone a better sense of how Mother Nature works. You’ll soon be spending some enjoyable time in your home garden, armed with the knowledge to keep it thriving and beautiful. This workshop is free and reservations are not required, but if you have questions, please call the library (626) 300-0777, extension 579.