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Foreign Affairs class celebrates milestone

The Los Altos Senior Program’s Foreign Affairs class is scheduled to host a 20th anniversary celebration Friday at Hillview Community Center, Room 12, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos.

A class discussion is set for 10-11 a.m., followed by cake and a brief history of the program’s highlights.

All students who have attended the class over the past 20 years are invited to attend.

For more information, call 947-2797.

Symphony’s SV League hosts ‘Game Day’

The San Francisco Symphony’s Silicon Valley League, which includes Los Altos and Los Altos Hills residents, has scheduled its annual “Game Day” fundraiser 9 a.m. Friday at Palo Alto Hills Golf & Country Club, 3000 Alexis Drive.

The event will feature lunch, a music program and games including bridge, mah-jongg and Scrabble.

The League’s mission is to encourage community service, support the symphony in audience development and raise funds for the symphony’s community and education programs.

For more information, call (415) 503-5500 or email Sissy Kaplan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Museum’s exhibition highlights birds

The Los Altos History Museum’s latest exhibition, “Instinct Extinct: The Great Pacific Flyway,” is scheduled to run through April 1.

The display chronicles the story of birds – their beauty, their biology, their migrations and their ecosystems. Curated by professors from the UC Davis School of Design, the exhibition is inspired by the natural instinct of birds to travel thousands of miles up and down the western edge of North America.

A series of programs complements the exhibition.

The Los Altos History Museum is located at 51 S. San Antonio Road. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays. Admission is free.

For more information, call 948-9427, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit losaltoshistory.org.

Local group celebrates World Friendship Day

Friendship Force of the San Francisco Bay Area is scheduled to celebrate World Friendship Day 2-4 p.m. March 10 at the Los Altos Youth Center, 1 N. San Antonio Road.

Jeremi Snook, president and CEO of Friendship Force International, will speak on “Journey Towards Peace.”

Friendship Force International was founded in 1984 by Wayne Smith, with support from President Jimmy Carter, to promote global understanding and peace through international friendships. Under the motto “Experience different views, discover common ground,” members travel to other countries to build friendships through homestay visits, seeking to overcome differences among people and nations. By combining home hospitality with cultural exploration, members aim to reach a new level of understanding.

The nonprofit organization, based in Atlanta, has more than 15,000 members, with 350 clubs in more than 60 countries.

Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, visit fsfba.org or friendshipforce.org.

One Warm Scarf project needs yarn donations

Los Altos resident Sandy Goldstein seeks donations of yarn to make scarves, hats and blankets for the homeless and residents in need through her One Warm Scarf project.

To donate and for more information, email Goldstein at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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