Last updateWed, 19 Oct 2016 4pm

Train Days roll into Los Altos museum

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The annual Train Days event this weekend at the Los Altos History Museum invites visitors to explore model railroading and ask questions of private collectors.

The Los Altos History Museum’s Train Days event is making its annual stop 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the museum, 51 S. San Antonio Road.

Corvette show visits downtown Los Altos

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The annual Corvette Spectacular comes to downtown Los Altos Sunday. It’s one of the largest events of its kind on the West Coast.

Santa Clara Corvettes has scheduled its 40th annual Corvette Spectacular Car Show Sunday along Main Street in downtown Los Altos.

Registration will open at 8 a.m., with show judging at 11 a.m. and awards at 3:30 p.m.

Save the Date

Sept. 30

Sky’s the Limit Fund annual fundraiser and breakfast, 7:30-9:30 a.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. Information: Stlfgives.org.

Oct. 1 and 2

Los Altos Fall Festival, sponsored by the Los Altos Chamber of Commerce, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days in downtown Los Altos. The event includes a Children’s Alley, a classic-car show, live entertainment, arts and crafts for sale, and food and beverages. Information: losaltoschamber.org.

AAUW meeting this week promotes girls in STEM fields

The Los Altos-Mountain View branch of the American Association of University Women has scheduled its first meeting of the 2016-2017 membership year 3 p.m. Sunday at Neutra House, 183 Hillview Ave., Los Altos.

Local middle school girls who attended the Tech Trek science camp at Stanford University this summer will discuss their experiences. The local AAUW in partnership with the Rotary and Kiwanis clubs funded scholarships that enabled girls to attend the camp.

Community Briefs

Talk covers crime, emergency response

Los Altos Community Foundation’s Block Action Team has scheduled a presentation on crime prevention and emergency response, “You Are the Eyes and Ears of the City,” 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Los Altos Youth Center, 1 N. San Antonio Road.

Los Altos Police Department Capt. Scott McCrossin, Community Service Officer Josh Cottrell and Los Altos Block Action Team leaders will lead the discussion.

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