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Tea parties support children’s hospital

The Palo Alto Auxiliary, which includes many Los Altos residents, has scheduled two “Fancy Nancy Tea Party” events 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sept. 19 at Christ Episcopal Church, 1040 Border Road, Los Altos.

The events will feature a presentation by “Fancy Nancy” illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser, face painting and a photo booth. Each child will receive a “Fancy Nancy” book and goodie bag.

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Saturday

Designer Melinda Mandell’s charity event supporting the “Where Hope Has a Home” project at Ronald McDonald House at Stanford, 7 p.m. at Vintage Bath, 351 Main St., Los Altos. Information: melindamandell.com.

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Viewpoints artists join Kiwanis fundraiser: Local Arts Roundup

Two local artists who display their work at Viewpoints Gallery in Los Altos are scheduled to participate in the Kiwanis Club of Menlo Park’s inaugural “Arts & Appetizers” fundraiser 5-9 p.m. Saturday at a private residence in Atherton.

The event will feature an art sale, auction, wine and music.

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All aboard: Train Days makes stop at Los Altos History Museum


Courtesy of Los Altos History Museum
Young engineers, take heed: Train Days is a-coming.

The annual Train Days event is scheduled to roll in to the Los Altos History Museum 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept 19 and 20.

According to organizers, Train Days is designed to celebrate the joy and wonder of model railroading. Elaborate layouts, intricate scenery, scaled renditions of prototypes and whimsical engines and theme cars – complete with steam, lights and sound – will speed the rails. Visitors can explore the gauges and scales associated with model railroading as private collectors and clubs showcase their models and field questions about their American, European and Asian layouts

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Los Altos Morning Forum announces lineup for 66th season of speakers

The 66th annual Morning Forum of Los Altos lecture series is scheduled to launch Sept. 15 with a varied lineup of speakers and topics.

Founded in 1950, Morning Forum is an all-volunteer organization with 450 members.

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