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


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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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Annual Easter Egg Hunt scheduled to hatch Saturday


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Photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny are among the activities scheduled at Saturday’s Easter Egg Hunt in downtown Los Altos.

The Los Altos Village Association is scheduled to host the 53rd annual Easter Egg Hunt 10 a.m. Saturday in downtown Los Altos.

Storeowners and community volunteers will distribute 4,000 candy-filled eggs on Main and State streets. A squad car driven by a Los Altos Police staff member will signal the start of the hunt with several siren blasts.

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Morning Forum lecture series continues 66th season

The 66th annual Morning Forum of Los Altos lectures series runs through June. Presentations are scheduled 10:15 a.m. at Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave.

Upcoming speakers and their topics:

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