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LA History Museum hosts new exhibition

The Los Altos History Museum’s latest exhibition, “Many Communities, Many Voices: Personal Narratives from the Oral History Collection of the Los Altos History Museum,” runs through Oct. 2.

The original exhibition, curated by Kristin Morris, explores diverse local communities over time through the voices of 22 individuals interviewed for the museum’s Oral History project.

Costume Bank sponsors vintage sale, open house

The Costume Bank has scheduled an Open House and Vintage Sale noon to 4 p.m. Saturday on its patio, 169 State St., Los Altos.

According to organizers, shoppers can find dresses, wedding dresses, gloves, hats and purses for special occasions at low prices.

Mountain View author Tabazadeh headlines Voices for Peace event

The Los Altos Library and Los Altos Voices for Peace have scheduled a presentation by author Azadeh Tabazadeh 7:30 p.m. June 8 at the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Tabazadeh, a Mountain View resident, is author of “The Sky Detective: A Memoir of How I Fled Iran and Became a NASA Scientist” (iUniverse, 2015).

Former Apple VP to speak at AAUW tea

The American Association of University Women is scheduled to present this year’s Tech Trek Science Camp scholars at its annual Tech Trek Tea 3:30-5 p.m. today at Play! Los Altos, 170 State St.

The event, which will honor girls from middle schools in Los Altos, Mountain View and Palo Alto, is co-sponsored by the Los Altos-Mountain View and Palo Alto branches of the AAUW.

Rotary Club awards grants to nonprofit groups

The Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund awarded $22,125 to representatives from eight local nonprofit organizations April 21.

This year’s grant recipients:

Community Briefs

Library presentation covers monkeyflowers

Botanist Steve Schoenig is scheduled to discuss “Monkeyflowers in Flux” 7:30-9 p.m. Friday in the Orchard Room of the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Schoenig is the California Native Plant Society’s rare plant treasure hunt botanist. He has a 30-year interest in native California plants, with a special focus on the monkeyflower genus Mimulus and endemic plants of the three California deserts.


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