Community Briefs

Allen West headlines Conservative Forum

Lt. Col. Allen West is scheduled to discuss “National Security and Military Affairs” at The Conservative Forum of Silicon Valley 7 p.m. Tuesday at IFES Portuguese Hall, 432 Stierlin Road, Mountain View.

Doors will open at 6 p.m.


Hidden Villa preserve hosts Japanese Cultural Day Sunday

Hidden Villa has scheduled Japanese Cultural Day 1-4 p.m. Sunday at the wilderness preserve’s Dana Center, 26870 Moody Road, Los Altos Hills.

The event is designed to highlight the beauty and importance of Japanese culture and introduce people to Hidden Villa. The Consul General of Japan, the Hon. Masato Watanabe, will offer brief remarks to kick off the event.


Child Advocates of Silicon Valley hosts spring fundraiser Saturday

Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, a Town Crier Holiday Fund recipient, has scheduled its annual spring fundraising gala, “In the Valley of Hearts Delight,” 5:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday at the Juniper Networks Aspiration Dome, 1081 Fifth Ave., Sunnyvale.

Child Advocates recruits, trains and supports Court Appointed Special Advocates to work one-on-one with foster children. Since 1986, Child Advocates has served more than 15,000 children with support from 10,000-plus community volunteers.


Mtn. View Relay For Life set Saturday at Cuesta Park

Relay For Life of Mountain View is scheduled 1 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday at Cuesta Park, 615 Cuesta Drive.

The annual event – a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society – was founded 30 years ago by a doctor who wanted to raise money for research. Relay For Life is not a race – it has evolved into a social event with games, food and entertainment for all ages. Participants can walk laps around the path or sit and enjoy the atmosphere with friends.


Community Conversation focuses on city planning


Los Altos Forward has scheduled a Community Conversation – “Win-Win-Win Opportunities and Tradeoffs in Community Planning” – 6 p.m. Thursday at the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Guest speaker Christopher Beynon, principal and director of planning and design services at MIG Inc., will discuss how a community should think beyond limitations when considering large, complex development projects.


Woman's club shines spotlight on human trafficking

The Federated Woman’s Club of Los Altos has scheduled a presentation on human trafficking May 6 at Michaels at Shoreline, 2960 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.

A business meeting will begin at 11 a.m., followed by lunch at noon and the presentation at 1 p.m.


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