51st Celebrity Forum Speaker Series kicks off Thursday with Rick Steves


Famed travel author Rick Steves is scheduled to kick off the 51st season of the Foothill College Celebrity Forum speaker series with two appearances set for Thursday and Friday.

All Celebrity Forum programs are scheduled 8 p.m. at Flint Center on the De Anza College campus, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino.

Community Briefs: Week of Oct. 17

‘Senior Creativity Event’ set for Saturday

The Senior Inclusion and Participation Project has scheduled a “Senior Creativity Event” 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Highway Community, 2050 Miramonte Ave., Mountain View.

The free event is aimed at adults 50 years and older living in Los Altos and Mountain View. Activities will include flower arranging, card making, calligraphy, a drum circle, rock painting and reflective writing.

LAH Town Hall presents 'Abstraction and Connection'

Courtesy of Sterling Haidt
Los Altos artist Sterling Haidt’s “Number 60” is among the works of art currently on exhibit at Los Altos Hills Town Hall.

An exhibition of digital art by Sterling Haidt, “Abstraction and Connection,” is scheduled for display through March at Los Altos Hills Town Hall, 26379 W. Fremont Road.

A free art walk and talk tour is set for 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 30. Participants will have the opportunity to catch a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the artist’s inspiration, techniques and materials used to express his connection to his subject matter.

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.

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