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Kiwanis Pet Parade, Rotary art show highlight busy weekend in Los Altos


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Photo Town Crier File Photo The Los Altos Kiwanis Pet Parade, which celebrates children and their pets, is scheduled 10 a.m. Saturday downtown.

A busy weekend lies ahead for downtown Los Altos.

The Los Altos Kiwanis Pet Parade is scheduled 10 a.m. Saturday, resuming its historical route along Main and State streets. Longtime Los Altos volunteers Bob and Lois Adams will serve as grand marshals.

Across Foothill Expressway, the Rotary Club of Los Altos will host its 37th annual Fine Art in the Park event 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Lincoln Park.

The show will feature original, juried works by 170 artists – including nine from Los Altos and Los Altos Hills – wine tasting, food and entertainment.

Admission is free. Proceeds benefit nonprofit organizations and social services that the Rotary Club of Los Altos supports.

Free parking and a shuttle service will be available at Los Altos High School, 201 Almond Ave.

For more information on the events, visit www.losaltoskiwanis.org or www.rotaryartshow.com.

Portraits for pet rescues

Posh Pooch Portraits, a division of Heather Lussier Photography at 127 Main St., Los Altos, will be hosting a special pet parade pet portrait day Saturday (May 19) in support of local pet rescues.

Drop by for a 10-minute session with Lussier from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sessions will be a $20 donation that will benefit local pet rescues.

"This is a great opportunity to get a fine art photograph of your beloved furry friend, as well as help out those in need," Lussier said.

Portraits are available first come first served, or call to reserve a time at (650) 948-1182.

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