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"Sleep hygiene" discussed at upcoming meeting of A.W.A.K.E.

The Silicon Valley A.W.A.K.E. (Alert, Well and Keeping Energetic) group has scheduled sleep specialist Vadim Kagramanov, M.D., to discuss “Sleep Hygiene – The Healthy Habits of Good Sleep” 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday in conference rooms A and B at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation Center, 701 E. El Camino Real, Mountain View.

Kagramanov, who works at PAMF’s Sunnyvale Sleep Center, will define what is considered normal as far as sleep is concerned and recommend ways to improve sleep without medications.

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Los Altos main library schedules astronomy discussion June 20

Astronomer Kevin Manning, a former consultant with NASA, is scheduled to discuss “Astronomy for Everyone: Size and Scale of the Universe” 7 p.m. June 20 in the Program Room of the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Manning’s presentation will address the size of the universe, the stars and other celestial bodies via hands-on activities and visuals.

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Knitters, crocheters gather at LA library

The Los Altos main library hosts a Knitting and Crocheting Circle the first and third Tuesdays of the month in the Program Room, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Participants should bring their own needles and yarn to start new projects or to receive help and inspiration to finish older ones. Knitters and crocheters of all ages are welcome (under 10 must be accompanied by an adult). This is not a class – group members offer their wisdom, but there is no instructor.

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"Vintage Affaire" fundraiser supports visually impaired

The 32nd annual “Vintage Affaire” benefit for the Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired is scheduled 4 p.m. June 21 at 880 Runnymede Road, Woodside.

Co-founded by Los Altos Hills resident Mona Armistead, the event will feature silent and live auctions and wine tasting, with wines from more than 20 vintners of hard-to-find California vintages, first-growth French Bordeaux and emerging vineyards from Australia. Chefs will prepare the gourmet appetizers and dinner.

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Inaugural French festival features local musicians


Photos Courtesy of Mark Starr
Stephen Waarts is among the local residents slated to perform at the Festival of French Classical Music.

Alliance Francaise of Silicon Valley has scheduled its first Festival of French Classical Music June 20 and 21 in Mountain View.

More than two dozen Bay Area musicians will present musical works by Maurice Ravel, Ernest Chausson, Gabriel Fauré, André Jolivet, Darius Milhaud, Francis Poulenc and Charles-Valentin Alkan, in addition to songs made famous by chanteuse Edith Piaf.

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Community Briefs

Library series addresses death

The first session in the Bay Area Funeral Consumers Association’s three-part series “Conversations About Death” is scheduled 7:15 p.m. Friday in the Program Room of the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

The series is sponsored by a grant from the Los Altos Community Foundation.

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