Neutra House architect speaker series features Kundig

Tom Kundig, principal and owner of the Seattle-based Olson Kundig Architects, is scheduled to headline the 2014 Los Altos Neutra House Architecture + Design Speaker Series, “Speaking Modernism,” 6 p.m. Thursday in the Social Hall at Hillview Community Center, 97 Hillview Ave.

A catered reception follows at the Los Altos Neutra House, 181 Hillview Ave.


Relay For Life committee ramps up for 2014

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Walkers participate in the 2013 Relay For Life.

The 11th Annual Relay For Life/Los Altos is scheduled June 14-15 on the Egan Junior High School track and field, 100 W. Portola Ave.

Relay For Life, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, features teams of people from families, schools, organizations and local companies who walk the track and camp overnight.


Inaugural Duveneck Dash may get more kids to camp

Hidden Villa’s inaugural Duveneck Dash is scheduled 9 a.m. April 19 at the preserve, 26870 Moody Road, Los Altos Hills.

A 5K run is set for 9 a.m., a 10K run will begin 9:45 a.m. and a continuous walking loop around Steinman’s Pasture is slated at 10 a.m.


Community Briefs

UPC marks centennial with artists’ showcase

To celebrate its 100th anniversary year, Union Presbyterian Church of Los Altos has scheduled an exhibition, “Artists Among Us,” showcasing the work of artists in the congregation 7-8:30 p.m. Friday and 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the church, 858 University Ave.

The exhibition will feature paintings, drawings, photographs, ceramics, quilts and needlework. Participating artists will also share their original poems, stories and songs. The showcase will include a children’s craft area.


Author Goodwin to sign books in Los Altos today

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Author and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin is scheduled to sign copies of her new book 3-5 p.m. today at Main Street Cafe, 134 Main St., Los Altos.

Goodwin will be in the area March 26-28 to headline the Celebrity Forum Speakers Series, sponsored by Foothill College. She is scheduled to speak three nights at Flint Center, on the De Anza College campus in Cupertino.


Discussion focuses on elements comprising ideal senior center

Note: The Town Crier's March 19 print edition incorrectly stated the date of the event. It is stated correctly here.

Los Altos Forward has scheduled a discussion on “Making a Place to Build Community: A Multigenerational, Multiuse Community Center,” 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 26 at the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

The discussion is part of Los Altos Forward’s “Community Conversations” lecture series.


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