Weekly Los Altos Farmers' Market returns beginning Thursday

The Downtown Los Altos Farmers’ Market returns beginning Thursday along State Street. The market is scheduled 4-8 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 27.

Marketgoers can listen to live music as they sample Rodriguez Farms’ vine-ripened organic strawberries, spring vegetables like sugar snap peas from Iacopi Farms, fresh-picked coastal lettuces and kales, and garlic and leeks.

At the Library

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. For more information, call 948-7683 or visit sccl.org/losaltos.

Save the Date

May 12

“Celebrating Dick Henning: 50 Years of Foothill College Celebrity Forum,” 5:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Palo Alto. Information: foundation.fhda.edu.

May 19

Los Altos Kiwanis Club’s 71st annual Pet Parade, 10 a.m. in downtown Los Altos. Information: losaltoskiwanis.org.

Symposium complements World War I display

The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled the symposium “Women, Workers and the Suppressed” 7 p.m. Tuesday in Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos.

The symposium supplements the museum’s current exhibition, “Over Here: Americans at Home in World War I,” which runs through May 27.

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.

Annual Fine Art in the Park scheduled May 19 and 20

The Rotary Club of Los Altos’ Fine Art in the Park open-air art show is scheduled 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. May 19 and 20 in Lincoln Park, 199 University Ave., Los Altos.

The 43rd annual fundraiser will feature fine art, music and food. This year’s showcase will highlight the work of more than 165 regional, national and international fine artists and artisans, including more than 60 new artists and two one-of-a-kind Shona sculptures from artists in Zimbabwe.


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