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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.

Fine Art in the Park musicians add entertaining note to show


Courtesy of Patricia Rohrs
Georgi and the Rough Week, led by Georgi Sneckner- Longboya, is set to play rock and blues on the South Stage at the Fine Art in the Park show Saturday and Sunday.

John Sylvester, jazz musician and member of the Rotary Club of Los Altos, has booked a varied lineup of new and repeat musicians to perform at Fine Art in the Park, scheduled 10 a.m. to 5:30 pm. Saturday and Sunday at Lincoln Park in Los Altos.

Six groups, including Sylvester’s own Jazz ConneXion trio, will entertain attendees while they browse and shop for art or purchase food and beverages. This year’s event features the works of more than 150 artists.

Downtown goes to the dogs: 70th annual Kiwanis Pet Parade Saturday in Los Altos


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Last year’s Kiwanis Pet Parade attracted costumed pets and owners alike. This year’s event is scheduled Saturday.

Downtown Los Altos will be filled with furry faces Saturday morning.

The 70th annual Kiwanis Pet Parade – featuring local residents and their pets – is scheduled 10 a.m., starting at First and Main streets.

Community Briefs

Discounts available for Pathways Run/Walk

Two local running shops are offering discounts for Saturday’s Los Altos Hills Pathways Run/Walk.

Participants who visit On Your Mark at 378 Main St. in Los Altos or Zombie Runner at 429 California Ave. in Palo Alto will receive $10-off codes for registration.


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