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Couric a late cancellation; Michael Lewis replaces her in Celebrity Forum lineup

The 48th annual Foothill College Celebrity Forum Speakers Series, which runs through May, features a varied lineup of newsmakers appearing for three consecutive nights at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts at De Anza College.

Best-selling author Michael Lewis is slated to replace Katie Couric as the featured speaker April 20, 21 and 22, series founder and moderator Dick Henning recently announced.

Los Altos History Museum hosts student tours beginning this week


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Students can view the colorful paintings of Los Altos artist Annie Knapp Fitz during third- and fourth-grade tours of the Los Altos History Museum in April and May.

The Los Altos History Museum Education Committee has scheduled educational tours for third- and fourth-graders.

Tours for third-graders are slated 9-11:45 a.m. weekdays Monday through May 15. Students will participate in three stations.

Rotary Club of Los Altos sponsors Fine Art in the Park


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Lincoln Park sets the scene for the annual Fine Art in the Park fundraiser, organized by the Rotary Club of Los Altos. This year’s event is scheduled May 14 and 15.

The Rotary Club of Los Altos has scheduled its 41st annual Fine Art in the Park event 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. May 14 and 15 in Lincoln Park along University Avenue.

The open-air art show will feature original, juried works by more than 170 artists. Art will range from paintings to kinetic sculptures, ceramics, jewelry and unique gifts. The event will include live music, food, wine and beer.

Garden party at Geschke estate benefits Los Altos History Museum

The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled its Spring Fundraising Gala at the 1920s estate of Nan and Chuck Geschke 4:30-7:30 p.m. May 7.

Guests will get a rare glimpse of the gardens of the historical Los Altos home. The garden party will feature wine and hors d’oeuvres, a classic-car display, plein-air artists, a garden boutique, chamber music and self-guided tours of the gardens.

Family festivities slated for downtown LA – no foolin'

A “Fun and Foolish First Friday” is scheduled 6-8 p.m. Friday in downtown Los Altos.

The Los Altos Community Foundation-sponsored event, designed to promote downtown vibrancy, features extended hours at stores and restaurants, live entertainment and special activities.

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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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