After a two-year hiatus, the Terrible Adult Chamber Orchestra, familiarly known as TACO, returned to live, in-person gatherings in March.
The Los Altos-famous Ye Olde Towne Band is slated to resume its traditional schedule of summer concerts 1:30-3:30 p.m. the last Sunday of each month, beginning this week at Shoup Park, 400 University Ave.
While construction of its new Permanent Exhibition is underway, the Los Altos History Museum recently kicked off a public fundraising campaign. Donations will support the creation, ongoing updates and maintenance of the immersive, technology-driven display.
Los Altos History Museum Education Committee members Dick Liewer and Anne Roberts were scheduled to receive the Historical Commission’s Historic Preservation Award at Tuesday’s city council meeting, held after the Town Crier’s print deadline.
Elizabeth Ward, executive director of the Los Altos History Museum, provided the Morning Forum of Los Altos a glimpse of voices and visions of the past in her May 3 presentation, “The Use and Misuse of Medieval History.”
The California Parks & Recreation Society presented the city of Los Altos its Award of Excellence in Facility Design for the new Los Altos Community Center at the April 26 city council meeting.
In its 10th year, the Silicon Valley Tour de Coop is highlighting urban farmers from Menlo Park to San Jose, whether it’s a “coopster’s” first time on the tour or their fourth.
Gordon Deeg is scheduled to discuss growing bonsai at the Garden Club of Los Altos meeting 12:45 p.m. Tuesday at Los Altos Lutheran Church, 460 S. El Monte Ave.
Bike rodeo scheduled Sunday
The Rotary Club of Los Altos recently awarded its spring Community Grants to nine local nonprofit groups.
The first Kiwanis Club Pet Parade strolled, rolled and pranced down Main and State streets in 1947. To commemorate the event’s 75th anniversary, the Los Altos History Museum is bringing back decades of parade memories in its latest exhibition, “Kiwanis Pet Parade: Celebrating 75 Years of Com…
Mountain View resident and gardener Kim Merry saw a presentation by Nancy Grove at a garden group, though she can’t quite remember which one. In the meeting, she heard the call to donate excess produce from home gardens.
The Los Altos History Museum closed its main building and gallery Monday as construction begins on the new, technology-driven Permanent Exhibition, slated to open in early 2023.
AAUW program earns recognition
The Los Altos Public Arts Commission’s Hometown Haiku Contest received more than 50 entries from 25 writers in four categories.
Local merchants are participating in a fundraiser during this month’s First Friday festivities – scheduled 6-9 p.m. Friday in downtown Los Altos – for the millions of people who have lost their homes due to the war in Ukraine.