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Community Briefs

History Museum hosts display on Eichlers

The Los Altos History Museum explores the legacy of Joseph L. Eichler’s architectural vision in its latest exhibition, “Eichler Homes: Modernism for the Masses,” scheduled to run through Oct. 8.

The show includes photos, Mid-Century Modern iconic furniture, memorabilia and the history of Eichler’s impact on the Bay Area between 1949 and 1974. Grandson Steven Eichler served as curator of the exhibition.

At the Library

The following free events are scheduled at the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road. For more information, call 948-7683 or visit sccl.org/losaltos.

• 7 p.m. Tuesday: A book discussion will center on Nina George’s “The Little Paris Bookshop.”

Save the Date

June 9

State of the Cities luncheon, sponsored by the Los Altos Chamber of Commerce, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fremont Hills Country Club in Los Altos Hills. Speakers include Los Altos Mayor Mary Prochnow and Los Altos Hills Mayor Gary Waldeck. Town Crier publishers Paul and Liz Nyberg will receive the Walter and Marie Singer Award. Information: losaltoschamber.org.

Community Briefs

Schola performs music set to winning poetry

Schola Cantorum is scheduled to perform its final concert of the season, “A Celebration of Premieres and Commissions,” 7:30 p.m Saturday at First Congregational Church of Palo Alto, 1985 Louis Road, and 3 p.m. Sunday at Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave.

The concert will revisit music the choral group has performed in its 53-year history, as well as debut new works, two of which are inspired by local high school poets.

Museum events complement Eichler show

The Los Altos History Museum explores the legacy of Joseph L. Eichler’s architectural vision in its latest exhibition, “Eichler Homes: Modernism for the Masses,” which runs through Oct. 8.

The exhibition includes photos, Mid-Century Modern furniture, memorabilia and details on the history of Eichler’s impact on the Bay Area between 1949 and 1974. His grandson, Steven Eichler, curated the display, with graphic design by his wife, Judi.

Save the Date

June 9

State of the Cities luncheon, sponsored by the Los Altos Chamber of Commerce, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fremont Hills Country Club in Los Altos Hills. Speakers include Los Altos Mayor Mary Prochnow and Los Altos Hills Mayor Gary Waldeck. Town Crier publishers Liz and Paul Nyberg will receive the Walter and Marie Singer award for community service. Information: losaltoschamber.org.

June 10-11

Relay For Life, Silicon Valley North (Los Altos, Mountain View, Sunnyvale), a 24-hour fund- raiser for the American Cancer Society, 10 a.m. June 10 to 10 a.m. June 11 at Cuesta Park in Mountain View. Information: relay.acsevents.org.


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