Quakers in Palo Alto, California

This information page is provided by Tom Farley for people interested in finding the Palo Alto Friends Meeting and Friends Nursery School buildings at 957 Colorado Avenue [between Louis and Greer a few blocks south of Oregon Expressway] Palo Alto CA 94303. The buildings are wheelchair accessable.

Palo Alto Friends Meeting does not rent its facilities but does make space available to other groups for appropriate uses. For building use calendar information, contact PAFM clerk.

Friends Nursery School is an independent, non-profit, non-sectarian, cooperative nursery school sponsored by Palo Alto Friends Meeting. Since 1955, the school has offered part time, play-based pre-school programs for children ages 3 to 5 and their families.

Palo Alto Friends Meeting holds unprogrammed Quaker worship every week on First Day [Sunday] morning at 10:30 am and every Fourth Day [Wednedsay] evening at 6 pm. Occasional called meetings for worship are held at other times or places. Meetings for business are held on the second First Day of most months in the early afternoon.

School-age [grades K-4 & 5-8] religious education and preschool childcare meet at 10:30 on First Days in the nursery school building. A preteen retreat usually happens each Spring. On fifth First Days there may be specially planned intergenerational events such as semi-programmed family worship.

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Page last updated on 11/1/10 by Tom & Sandy Farley of Spontaneous Combustion