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Schola Cantorum performs MLK tribute concerts this weekend

The Mountain View-based Schola Cantorum has scheduled two performances of “Lift Every Voice: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” this weekend.

Concerts are slated 7:30 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, 625 Hamilton Ave., and 3 p.m. Sunday at Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave.

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'Los Altos Live!' talent show auditions scheduled March 28, 29

Shelly Bowers/Special to the Town Crier
Dancers and musicians abound at the annual “Los Altos Live!” talent show. This year’s event is scheduled April 25.

Auditions for the seventh annual Los Altos Live! talent show are scheduled noon to 4 p.m. March 28 and 29 in the band room at Los Altos High School, 201 Almond Ave.

Entrants of all ages who reside in Los Altos, Los Altos Hills or Mountain View are invited to audition. Sponsored by the Los Altos Cultural Association and the Town Crier, the showcase highlights a variety of acts, from singers to instrumentalists and dance teams.

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LAH exhibition showcases local artists

The exhibition “No Limits – Freedom to Create” is on display through Aug. 28 at Los Altos Hills Town Hall, 26379 W. Fremont Road.

A reception for the artists is scheduled 2-5 p.m. April 19 at town hall.

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Los Altos History Museum hosts Family Day March 14


Los Altos History Museum
The Tech Museum of Innovation’s Social Robot, above, will be on display at the Los Altos History Museum’s Family Day March 14.

The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled Family Day/Young Minds @ the Museum noon to 4 p.m. March 14 at 51 S. San Antonio Road.

Family Day, designed for children in grades K-8, will feature the Tech Museum of Innovation’s Social Robot, a demonstration of the Los Altos Library’s 3D printer and hands-on learning activities that teach how motion works, the characteristics of living organisms and the principles of gravity. Docents, including former teachers, will be on hand to assist with activities.

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Los Altos main library offers financial seminars

The Santa Clara County Library District has scheduled a series of financial planning seminars at the Los Altos main library.

Topics include knowing your net worth, saving for retirement and keeping up to date on the latest investments.

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Silicon Valley Reads author speaks at Los Altos main library


Bulawayo

Author NoViolet Bulawayo is scheduled to discuss her work as part of the annual Silicon Valley Reads event 7 p.m. March 24 at the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Bulawayo’s book “We Need New Names” (Reagan Arthur, 2013) is one of three selected under this year’s Silicon Valley Reads theme, “Homeland & Home: The Immigrant Experience.” The other two are “The Book of Unknown Americans” (Knopf, 2014) by Cristina Henriquez and “Stealing Buddha’s Dinner” (Viking Penguin, 2007) by Bich Minh Nguyen.

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