History Museum hosts display on Eichlers and 'Modernism'

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Eichler homes are the focus of the new Los Altos History Museum exhibition.

The Los Altos History Museum will explore the legacy of Joseph L. Eichler’s architectural vision in its new exhibition, “Eichler Homes: Modernism for the Masses,” scheduled to open April 29 and run through Oct. 8.

A public opening reception is scheduled 5-7:30 p.m. May 5. Kirk Abe’s Jazz Trio will perform.

Community Briefs

Nominations open for preservation award

Nominations for Los Altos’ Historic Preservation Award are open through April 19.

Established in 2012, the Historic Preservation Award recognizes individuals, groups, organizations or projects that exemplify the spirit of historic preservation in Los Altos.

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.

Fine Art in the Park hits Lincoln Park May 20 & 21

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Local residents can browse the art at the annual Fine Art in the Park show, the Rotary Club of Los Altos’ signature fundraiser.

Although this year marks the Rotary Club of Los Altos’ 42nd annual Fine Art in the Park show, new artists, new music and a new stage aim to keep the event fresh.

Scheduled 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. May 20 and 21 in Lincoln Park in Los Altos, the open-air art show will feature a variety of artists and media, live entertainment, food, beverages and face painting and a balloon artist for children.

'Speaking Volumes' features acclaimed pianist Nakamatsu


Pianist Jon Nakamatsu is scheduled to headline the Los Altos Library Endowment’s annual “Speaking Volumes” event 7:30 p.m. April 19 at the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Nakamatsu began playing music at age 4. Following his graduation from Stanford University, he taught German at St. Francis High School, all the while maintaining his love of playing the piano.

Former Secretary of State Shultz to headline April SPARC event

Former Secretary of State George P. Shultz is scheduled to appear at a South Peninsula Area Republican Coalition meeting 6 p.m. April 20 at Fremont Hills Country Club, 12889 Viscaino Place, Los Altos Hills.

Shultz, who served in the Reagan administration, will share lessons outlined in his autobiography, “Learning from Experience” (Hoover Institution Press, 2016).

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