LA Community Foundation fiscally sponsoring GreenTown Los Altos

The Los Altos Community Foundation assumed fiscal sponsorship of GreenTown Los Altos Sept. 1.

Founded in 2007, GreenTown Los Altos is a nonprofit, grassroots organization comprising volunteers who promote environmental sustainability.


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.


Museum issues call for stories, photos of ancestors

The Los Altos History Museum is collecting stories and photos for its new exhibition, “Spirits Return: Cultural Traditions Keeping Memories Alive,” scheduled to open Oct. 29.

The exhibition will showcase how different cultures remember, honor and celebrate their ancestors – in the Bay Area and around the world – including Dia de Los Muertos (Mexico), Obon (Japan), Qing Ming and the Hungry Ghost Festival (China), Chuseok (Korea), Shradh (India), All Saints and All Souls Days, and Memorial Day.


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.


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. Saturday 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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Through Sept. 24

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