LAH hosts reception for photographer/artist Ditzel

Courtsy of Nancy Wulff
The watercolor art of Nancy Wulff is currently on display at Gallery 9 in Los Altos.

The town of Los Altos Hills has scheduled a free reception and introduction to the the fine-art photography and paintings of Inmaculada Del Castillo Ditzel 2-5 p.m. Sept. 27 at town hall, W. 26379 Fremont Road.

Ditzel will display her photographs and floral paintings – reverse painted on plexiglass – through March.


Wildcat Adventure presentation visits Hillview

Wildcat specialists Rob and Barbara Dicely have scheduled a Wildcat Adventure presentation 2 p.m. Sept. 20 in the Hillview Community Center Multipurpose Room, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos.

The presentation, sponsored by the nonprofit Wild Cat Education and Conservation Fund, will feature five live wildcats, which could include a cougar, cheetah, serval, fishing cat, black leopard cub, ocelot or Geoffroy’s cat.


Bike tour of historical Los Altos slated Sept. 26

A “Learn. Ride. Eat! Bike Tour of Historic Los Altos” is scheduled 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 26, beginning and ending at the Los Altos History Museum, 51 S. San Antonio Road.

Participants in the Greentown Los Altos-sponsored event will bike 8 miles around town at a slow pace to see historical sights.


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Through Sept. 24

Los Altos Farmers’ Market, 4-8 p.m. Thursdays on State Street between Second and Fourth streets. Information:


CERT training set to start Sept. 16

The Los Altos Block Action Team has scheduled Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training sessions 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays from Sept. 16 through Oct. 14 at Intero Real Estate, 496 First St., Suite 200, Los Altos.

Organizers said the goal is “to teach you the skills that will allow you to help your family and neighbors in the event of an emergency.” Skills include emergency preparation, first aid, triage, search and rescue, and managing gas, water, fire and electrical problems.


AAUW kicks off new year with digital gaming presentation

The Los Altos-Mountain View branch of the American Association of University Women has scheduled its first meeting of the 2015-2016 membership year 3 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Los Altos Neutra House, 97 Hillview Ave.

Paula Escuadra, head of content partnerships for GlassLab Inc., will serve as featured speaker at the kickoff. GlassLab, which develops educational digital games, is based at Electronic Arts’ headquarters and is sponsored by EA, the Gates Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation and several other education-focused organizations. GlassLab’s primary product is an educational version of “Plants vs. Zombies 2,” designed for math students ages 11-18.


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