Community briefs: DAR essay contest, historic preservation awards

DAR names winners of essay contest

The Daughters of the American Revolution – which has a Los Altos branch – conducts an American History Essay Contest annually to encourage young students to think creatively about the nation’s history and absorb it in a new light.

Community Briefs: Open studios, library endowment speaker

Open Studios artists show work at library

Silicon Valley Open Studios (SVOS) artists are scheduled to present a show of their works through the end April at the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Virtual Foster5K set for next month supports services of Child Advocates

The fifth Foster5K is scheduled as a virtual event April 25. The annual fundraiser supports Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, a nonprofit organization that serves foster youth in Santa Clara County.

Community Briefs: Library book sales, art competition

Friends of Library book sales back online

The Friends of the Los Altos Library launched a website in October and then had to temporarily shut it down for lack of access to the library. The site – folbookshelf.org – is now back online.

Friends of Library book sales back online

Friends of the Library book sale
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier File Photo
The Friends of the Los Altos Library book sale, in a pre-pandemic world.

The Friends of the Los Altos Library launched a website in October and then had to temporarily shut it down for lack of access to the library. The site – folbookshelf.org – is back in action beginning Friday.

Community briefs: Eggstravaganza, virtual field trip

Eggstravaganza event hosted online

The Los Altos Recreation and Community Services Department is reimagining its Spring Eggstravaganza this year.


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