Schola Cantorum hosts sing-along of Handel's 'Messiah' in Mtn. View

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Prepare your pipes: Members of Schola Cantorum invite local residents to participate in a singalong of Handel’s “Messiah” 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. Gregory Wait, front right, is Schola Cantorum’s music director.

The Mountain View-based Schola Cantorum is scheduled to present its 48th annual sing-along of Handel’s “Messiah” 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

The event typically attracts hundreds of vocalists of all levels and includes an orchestra and conductor.


LACF class helps local residents take 'LEAD' roles in city

The Los Altos Community Foundation sponsors the Leadership Education Advancement (LEAD) program, which provides an in-depth introduction to Los Altos and Los Altos Hills.

The 2015 course is scheduled to open with a half-day workshop, including lunch, 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 10.


Community Briefs

Gingerbread houses on display this week

The city of Los Altos’ 27th annual Gingerbread House display is scheduled 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday in Room 2 at Hillview Community Center, 97 Hillview Ave.

For more information, visit losaltosrecreation.org.


Celebrity Forum hosts Anderson Cooper in January

The 47th annual Foothill College Celebrity Forum Speakers Series features a varied lineup of newsmakers that appear for three consecutive nights.

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


LA artist's work on display in 2 shows

Courtesy of Joseph Fuchs
This Joseph Fuchs oil is titled “Eventide.” Fuchs has 40 works on display through early January.

Los Altos artist Joseph Fuchs is slated to show 40 of his oil paintings and drawings in two concurrent shows at Cafe Zoe locations in Redwood City and Menlo Park.

The Redwood City show at 2047 Broadway St. runs through Jan. 6. The Menlo Park display at 1929 Menalto Ave. is scheduled through Jan. 5. A reception for the artist is set for 1-3 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Menlo Park location.


Los Altos-Los Altos Hills Joint Community Volunteer Service Awards Luncheon is Dec. 5 – Who will receive honors this year?

Clyde Noel/Special to the Town Crier
Joint Community Volunteer Service Award honorees for 2013 included, front row, from left: Lenelle Smith, Pat Ley, Nomi Trapnell, Suzanne Epstein and Bobbie Huston. Back: David Struthers, Kristen Fuller, David Casas, Rochelle Bochner and Steve Lohr. Not pictured is honoree Allan Epstein.

The Los Altos-Los Altos Hills Joint Community Volunteer Service Awards Committee has scheduled its 32nd annual awards luncheon noon Dec. 5 at Fremont Hills Country Club, 12889 Viscaino Place, Los Altos Hills.

Committee members will honor individuals and organizations whose volunteer service benefited the communities of Los Altos and/or Los Altos Hills.


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