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Los Altos Live! auditions set for next month

Auditions for Los Altos Live! – the eighth annual talent show to benefit local high school programs – are scheduled noon to 4 p.m. March 12 and 13 in the band room at Los Altos High School, 201 Almond Ave.

The show is slated for April in Los Altos High’s Eagle Theater.

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El Camino Youth Symphony's annual Lunar New Year concert set for Saturday at Flint Center

The El Camino Youth Symphony presents its fifth annual Lunar New Year Celebration Concert this weekend. The performance is scheduled 4 p.m. Saturday in Flint Center at De Anza College, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino.

The concert will begin with a lion dance and feature the ECYS Senior Symphony and Sinfonietta orchestras, along with special guest Gwhyneth Chen, an internationally recognized competition winner and in-demand piano soloist.

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Museum imports 900 pounds of crab for annual fundraiser

The Los Altos History Museum’s annual Crab Feed has grown in 29 years from a small, casual affair of mostly members to a large fund- raiser open to the public.

“It’s still fun, still casual,” said Ed Taft, president of the museum’s board of directors. “It’s just bigger and better.”

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Tonight's lecture at Foothill College explores life beyond solar system

As part of the 16th annual Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture Series, Tori Hoehler of NASA Ames is scheduled to discuss the science of searching for life beyond the solar system and to explore how to seek evidence of inhabited worlds in the future.‬

The lecture is scheduled 7 p.m. today at the Smithwick Theatre at Foothill College, 12345 S. El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills.

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Morning Forum of Los Altos' 66th season of lectures continues

The 66th annual Morning Forum of Los Altos continues its season Feb. 16 with speaker Larry Gerston, Ph.D., professor emeritus of political science at San Jose State University, discussing “The 2016 Election: Why We Should Care (and Why Few People Do!).” The talk is scheduled to begin 10:15 a.m. at Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave.

Upcoming speakers and their topics:

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Museum remembers ‘Spirits’ of loved ones

The Los Altos History Museum’s current exhibition, “Spirits Return: Cultural Traditions Keeping Memories Alive,” runs through April 17.

The exhibition is a multicultural look at how people remember loved ones who have died.

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