Los Altos Hills Pathways Run/Walk scheduled May 5 at Westwind Barn

The 17th annual Los Altos Hills Pathways Run/Walk is scheduled 9 a.m. May 5 beginning at Westwind Community Barn, 27210 Altamont Road.

The course will wend through Byrne Preserve and extend into the Los Altos Hills pathways system.

Run embraces inclusivity through art

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The annual Run for Zimbabwe Orphans and Fair raises funds for the Makumbi Children’s Home in Zimbabwe. Proceeds from this year’s event will fund micro grants for graduates.

Los Altos resident Ellen Clark founded the Run for Zimbabwe Orphans and Fair to raise funds for the Makumbi Children’s Home in Africa nearly two decades years ago. As it evolved into an annual affair, the event grew to include cultural booths, music, food and, this year, an art contest.

The 19th annual event is scheduled noon to 4 p.m. March 25 at St. Joseph School, 1120 Miramonte Ave., Mountain View.

Los Altos Hills to dedicate three public art pieces

Los Altos Hills is scheduled to celebrate the acquisition of three public works of art at a ribbon-cutting ceremony 3:30 p.m. Friday in front of town hall, 26379 W. Fremont Road.

Los Altos Hills resident Karen Druker, former art curator for the town, donated the sculptures “Just Kid Play” by artist Richard Starks and “Peaceful Thoughts” and “Inspiration Bench,” both by artist Michael Gustavson.

Silicon Valley Prayer Breakfast features inspirational speakers

The 24th annual Silicon Valley Prayer Breakfast is scheduled 7-8:30 a.m. March 23 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel Grand Ballroom, 5101 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara.

Founded by a group of Los Altos residents in 1995, the event features keynote remarks by global business leaders who share personal perspectives about the power of faith and prayer as vital elements in their professional and personal lives.

Community Briefs

History Museum asks artists to ‘Paint the Town’

The Los Altos History Museum has issued a call for artists to participate in its upcoming exhibition, “Paint the Town II: Echoes of Our Past.”

Museum officials are asking local artists to look for man-made structures in Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and the surrounding area that help illustrate the region’s past.

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.

• 7 p.m. Tuesday: A California Native Plants Society presentation will feature master designer Pete Veilleux discussing “The Fab Four: Buckwheats, Ceanothus, Manzanitas and Sages.”

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