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Downtown Los Altos art exhibitions usher in the holiday season: Local Arts Roundup

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“Autumn, Aspen and Evergreen” is one of several Karen White paintings on display at Viewpoints Gallery in Los Altos. Her exhibition features oil paintings created over the past year.

Following is roundup of local arts events and exhibitions.

Viewpoints Gallery

Karen White is the featured artist for the month of December at Viewpoints Gallery. Her exhibition, which runs through Dec. 31, features oil paintings created over the past year.

Community Briefs

Library offers day of game programming

The Los Altos Library is scheduled to participate in the global learning event “Hour of Code” 3:30 p.m. Monday in the Orchard Room of the main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Youth ages 11-18 will create a “Flatverse” game during the introduction to computer science and programming.

Festival of Lights volunteers prepare for annual parade

The Festival of Lights Parade is set to light up downtown Los Altos 6 p.m. Sunday.

The 39th annual Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade is scheduled 6 p.m. Sunday along Main and State streets in downtown Los Altos.

Community Briefs

Library hosts book discussion for adults

The Los Altos Library has scheduled a discussion for adults on best-selling novelist Chris Bohjalian’s “The Guest Room” 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Orchard Room of the main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Light refreshments will be served.

Valle Monte hosts holiday fundraiser

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At past holiday fundraisers, the Valle Monte League has raffled off custom-designed Christmas trees, above. This year’s events are scheduled Dec. 1 and 2.

Valle Monte League Inc., an all-volunteer organization dedicated to supporting mental health services in Santa Clara Valley since 1950, has scheduled its 49th annual Christmas Tree Elegance fundraisers – with the theme “A Picadilly Christmas: London Past & Present” – Dec. 1 and 2.

A Designer Champagne Brunch is slated 11 a.m. and a Holiday Champagne Tea 3:30 p.m. Dec. 1.

Schola Cantorum hosts sing-along Sunday at LAUMC

Schola Cantorum has scheduled a “Get Happy” sing-along 4 p.m. Sunday at Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave.

The songfest is designed to “put a smile on your face and a bounce in your step,” according to Dawn Reyen, assistant music director of the 90-member, Mountain View-based choral group.

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