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Sewing club meets at main library Monday

The Los Altos Bobbin Wranglers Sewing Club is scheduled to meet 7 p.m. Monday in the Orchard Room of the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Los Altos and Community, the club’s monthly meetings are open to those who want to learn sewing techniques and make crafts.

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LWV solicits donations

The League of Women Voters of Los Altos-Mountain View has scheduled its annual financial appeal today, encouraging local residents to support the organization’s 2016 nonpartisan election information for ballot measures and races for the June primary and November general elections.

Mail donations to the League office at 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos 94022, or donate online at lwvlamv.org.

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Zimbabwe fair inspires with motto: 'Be fit, create art and help others'


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Los Altos High School student Shruti Juneja, a Zimbabwe Run and Fair volunteer, promotes the event with a puppet act at the Los Altos main library last week.

The 17th annual Run for Zimbabwe Orphans and Fair is scheduled Sunday at St. Joseph School, 1120 Miramonte Ave., Mountain View.

The event, featuring 13 races and an African arts and crafts fair, is slated to kick off at noon. Races will begin at 1 p.m., including a 220-yard dash for preschoolers, a half-mile run for kindergartners and mile-long runs for participants from first grade to adult.

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Architecture camp slated for high schoolers


Courtesy of Los Altos Community Foundation
Architecture Design Camp introduces students to design.

An Architecture Design Camp for high schoolers is scheduled 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 20-24 at the Los Altos Neutra House, 181 Hillview Ave.

The camp is open to students in grades 9-11; the maximum enrollment is 12 students.

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Celebrity Forum 2016-2017 lineup includes former stars of 'Star Trek,' 'Tonight Show'


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The 49th season of the Foothill College Celebrity Forum Speaker Series – launching in the fall – will feature authors, actors and a well-known comedian.

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District sponsors the series, and founder Dick Henning serves as moderator.

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'Speaking Volumes' series features Pulitzer-winning author T.J. Stiles


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The Los Altos Library Endowment has scheduled author T.J. Stiles to speak at its annual “Speaking Volumes” event 7:30 p.m. March 24 in the Orchard Room of the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

The Los Altos Library Endowment has presented the series since 2003, bringing to Los Altos writers of fiction and nonfiction, a Stanford psychiatry professor, Pulitzer Prize winners and a Google scientist.

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