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Church seeks school supplies for El Salvador

In February members of Los Altos United Methodist Church will be going to El Salvador, where they will build a house. Hands-On Missions is collecting school supplies that they can take to the children in the community where they will be working.

For more information, call Donna Davies at 969-3697.

Harvest Craft Faire Friday and Saturday

The Harvest Craft Faire, with more and new artisans this year, will be held Friday and Saturday at the Creekside Auditorium, United Methodist Church, at the corner of Magdalena Avenue and Foothill Expressway in Los Altos.

The Harvest Cafe, located in the Youth Room, will be offering continuous food service. Proceeds from the fair support local charities.

Cheers and jeers at Spaghetti Dinner

Union Presbyterian Church, 858 University Ave., Los Altos, will hold its annual Spaghetti Dinner and Melodrama at 6 p.m., Saturday.

Adults and children are invited to join the fun in cheering the hero and booing the villain.

For more information, call Ruth Abbott at 948-8648.

Open house at St. Luke's Chapel

St. Luke's Chapel, at 26140 Duval Way, Los Altos Hills, has scheduled an open house event beginning with a 10 a.m. communion service, Sunday.

The service will be followed by a potluck. For more information, call 941-6524.

Weekly classes on world religions

Carol (Becky) Bartunek, United Church of Christ minister, is holding classes on Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, the Chinese belief systems, Judaism and Christianity at 7:30-9 p.m. every Monday, at Foothills Congregational Church, 461 Orange Ave., Los Altos.

The history, sacred literature, philosophy, culture, rituals and practices of these religions are presented through lecture, discussion and videos.

Talk on holiday flower arrangements

Kren Rasmussen of Bloomsters will demonstrate his creative approach to "Holiday Flower Arrangements" at the Tuesday meeting of the Garden Club of Los Altos, at the Creekside Room, Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave.

The program starts at 1:30 p.m., and visitors may attend for a $10 fee.

Challenges of being a Silicon Valley mother

The Los Altos-Mountain View Branch of the American Association of University Women will meet at 10 a.m., Saturday, at Foothills Congregational Church, 461 Orange Ave., Los Altos. The speaker, Alison Diggelen, founder of siliconmom.com, a non-commercial Web site for mothers in Silicon Valley, will discuss "Motherhood: The Challenges and Rewards of the High Tech Era."

For reservations or information, call 941-8363.

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