At the Library: Week of Oct. 10

The following free events are scheduled at the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road. Events are held in the Orchard Room unless otherwise noted.

• 7 p.m. Monday: Photographer and musician David Couzens is set to present photographs from his book “Images of the Caucasus.”

Museum debuts 'Superstitions' display

The Los Altos History Museum exhibition “Superstitions” is scheduled to run through Nov. 4 in the J. Gilbert Smith House, 51 S. San Antonio Road.

Community Briefs: Week of Oct. 10

LACF hosts annual brunch

Los Altos Community Foundation has scheduled its annual brunch 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Los Altos Golf & Country Club, 1560 Country Club Drive.

Each year the foundation’s brunch features a buffet followed by a presentation on innovative approaches to addressing local and global issues.

Save the Date: Week of Oct. 10

Oct. 25

“One from the Heart,” breakfast fundraiser for Pathways Home Health & Hospice, 7:30 a.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. Information:

Oct. 31

2018 Halloween Spooktacular, noon to 4 p.m. on Main and State streets in downtown Los Altos. Sponsored by the Los Altos Village Association. Information:

Community Briefs: Week of Oct. 3

Fall is in full swing with October’s First Friday

October’s First Friday festivities – featuring an Oktoberfest theme – are scheduled 6-8 p.m. Friday in downtown Los Altos.

Top Shelf, a 17-piece swing band, will perform at Veterans Community Plaza, at the corner of Main and State streets. The band plays at First Fridays twice a year – in May, “they were superb,” according to First Friday organizers, and many local residents came out to dance.

Pathways event features 'Woman Warrior' author Kingston, honors LA couple

Margaret Abe/Special to the Town Crier
Los Altos residents Gunilla and Tom Follett, longtime contributors to Pathways Home Health and Hospice, are scheduled to be honored at the nonprofit agency’s “One from the Heart” breakfast fundraiser Oct. 25. 

Famed author Maxine Hong Kingston is scheduled to serve as keynote speaker at the 2018 “One from the Heart Awards” breakfast. The 28th annual event, a benefit for Pathways Home Health and Hospice, is slated 7:30-9:30 a.m. Oct. 25 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Palo Alto.

Pathways will honor Los Altos residents Gunilla and Tom Follett at the event with the One From the Heart Award, which recognizes those who have made enduring contributions to the nonprofit organization’s hospice patients and families.  

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