Los Altos History Museum offers summer workshop for students

The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled a summer program on museum studies for students entering grades 10-12 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 9-20 at the museum, 51 S. San Antonio Road.

Participants in the free, hands-on Juana Briones Summer Workshop will apply what they learn to create installation pieces for the bilingual exhibition “Inspired by Juana: Doña de la Frontera,” slated for display at the museum Oct. 18 through April 20, 2019.

Community Briefs

Scavenger hunt highlights ‘April Foolish’ First Friday

April’s First Friday festivities are scheduled 6-8 p.m. Friday in downtown Los Altos.

This month’s event will feature an “April Foolish” theme and will include a scavenger hunt, evening shopping, restaurant and store promotions, refreshments and live entertainment.

Museum to debut new WWI exhibition

The Los Altos History Museum’s new exhibition, “Over Here: Americans at Home in World War I,” is scheduled to open April 12 and run through May 27.

The display, which draws on the holdings of the U.S. National Archives, commemorates the centennial of U.S. involvement in WWI. The country’s entry in the war marked the beginning of its position as a global power and dramatically affected the home front.

Community Briefs

Town Crier columnist releases new book

Town Crier columnist and author Jackie Madden Haugh has scheduled an April 5 book signing for her latest release, “The Promise I Kept: My Journey with Dad from Home Care through Hospice.” The event is set for a 7 p.m. start at the Los Altos Youth Center, 1 N. San Antonio Road.

“The Promise I Kept” (WriteLife Publishing, 2018) is the autobiographical account of Haugh’s journey to live up to the vow that she never put her father, Jack, into a nursing home, his greatest fear for his final days. She watched over her father’s care for nine years, learning valuable lessons even as she struggled with the challenge.

Save the Date

April 15

Los Altos Hills Earth Day celebration, 1-4 p.m. at Westwind Community Barn, 27210 Altamont Road. Information: losaltoshills.ca.gov.

Community Services Agency’s annual Empty Bowls Soup Supper fundraiser, 4-6 p.m. at Central Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1425 Springer Road, Mountain View. Information: 968-0836, ext. 115.

Los Altos program targets osteoporosis

Los Altos Recreation and Community Services has scheduled a new workout program, Buff Bones, aimed at helping people ages 50 and up who suffer from osteoporosis and arthritis.

The class is scheduled 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays April 17 through June 5 at Hillview Community Center, 97 Hillview Ave. Alexis Iwasaki will teach the class.

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