LA Women's Caucus hosts panel discussion on young women leaders

The Los Altos Women’s Caucus has scheduled a panel discussion, “Making a Difference in Your Community: Developing Young Women Leaders,” 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in the Covington School Multipurpose Room, 201 Covington Road, Los Altos.

The discussion is aimed at encouraging young women to become engaged in their schools and communities.


Schola performs 'Heartland' concerts

The 85-member vocal ensemble Schola Cantorum opens its 52nd season with two concerts featuring familiar tunes from childhood.

“Home, Harvest and Heartland” performances are scheduled 7:30 p.m. Friday at First Congregational Church of Palo Alto, 1985 Louis Road, and 3 p.m. Sunday at Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave.


'OneBeat' performers from around the world to gather at Montalvo

Here’s one possible way to resolve decades-old conflicts among countries: Put their leaders in a rehearsal room and have them make music together.


Museum catches holiday spirit

The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled its annual “Catch the Spirit” holiday event noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 18.

The event will include tours of the decorated J. Gilbert Smith History House, shopping at two museum stores, food and a performance by Schola Cantorum at 1 p.m.


Domestic violence panel features LA resident

Los Altos resident Ruth Patrick, a domestic violence outreach specialist and director of the WomenSV program, is scheduled to participate in a community forum, “Domestic Violence – It Couldn’t Happen Here, Could It?” 7-9 p.m. Oct. 28 in the El Palo Alto Room at Mitchell Park Community Center, 3700 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

Panelists will discuss the psychological, legal, cultural and economic challenges facing domestic violence victims. Santa Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez, head of the Intimate Partner Violence Task Force, will deliver a keynote address.


Union Presbyterian hosts 'Indoor Picnic'

The Union Presbyterian Church of Los Altos Friendship Book Club and the San Jose/Bay Area Church and Synagogue Library Association have scheduled an “Indoor Picnic” noon Nov. 2 at the church, 858 University Ave.

Gage McKinney – a local author of two church histories, a history of Gold Country folk music and a biography of a San Jose poet who founded churches – will serve as featured gust speaker.


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