Used-bike sales support local nonprofits
The Mountain View Day Worker Center, Hope’s Corner and Community Services Agency are among the local organizations benefiting from an upcoming fundraising sale featuring used and refurbished bicycles.
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, shoppers visiting the Silicon Valley Bicycle Exchange parking lot can choose from an assortment of bikes offered for sale by the nonprofit, located on the Mountain View border at 3961 E. Bayshore Road in Palo Alto. Bike prices start at $150. Accessories, components and frames are also available for purchase.
Cash and credit cards will be accepted. Face masks are required.
For more information on the fundraiser, visit bikex.org/welcome/past-articles/20-blog/214-svbe-used-bike-sale-august-2021.
Photo exhibition highlights farm workers
Photographer Mark Tuschman’s exhibition “Essential Farmers and Farm Workers” is on display through Monday at Art Ventures Gallery in Menlo Park. A reception fis scheduled 4-6 p.m. Saturday, featuring speakers from the Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association (ALBA), Kitchen Table Advisors and Tera Farm – a nonprofit enterprise founded by Los Altos resident Sheena Vaidyanathan that connects local farmers directly with their customers.
Los Altos resident Jacque Rupp and Tuschman said they felt it was important to show a true story of the “heroic, hardworking” people they’ve met, and to reveal their sense of pride and contributions so that people see them as the essential workers that they are.”
Art Ventures Gallery is located at 888 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park.
Liberty Forum hosts China expert
The Liberty Forum of Silicon Valley, which includes Los Altos area participation, has scheduled China expert Gordon G. Chang to discuss “China’s Existential Challenge: What We Must Do to Defend America” 7 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Elite Event Center, 2670 El Camino Real, Santa Clara.
Chang, an author and columnist for Newsweek, lived and worked for two decades in China and Hong Kong as a legal representative for two U.S. law firms.
He has a warning for Americans: China sees the U.S. as its enemy. He believes the U.S. and China are in a new version of the Cold War – and this one is being fought over technology.
Admission is free for members of the Liberty Forum; there is a fee for nonmembers. The presentation also will be streamed online.
All attendees must register in advance.
To register for Chang’s presentation and for more information, visit liberty-forum.us.