Community Briefs: Week of Sept. 19

GreenTown leads historical bike ride

GreenTown Los Altos has scheduled an 8-mile bike ride with stops at various Los Altos historical sites and homes Sunday beginning at the Los Altos History Museum, 51 S. San Antonio Road. Check-in will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the ride at 9 a.m.

The ride will end at the museum at noon, with an optional lunch and the opportunity to view the museum’s current exhibition, “Paint the Town II: Echoes of Our Past.”

'Abstraction & Connection' comes to LAH

An exhibition of digital art by Sterling Haidt, “Abstraction and Connection,” is scheduled for display through March at Los Altos Hills Town Hall, 26379 W. Fremont Road.

An artist’s reception is slated 2-5 p.m. Sept. 30 at town hall. The reception, free and open to the public, will feature refreshments, wine, live music and a lottery to win a magnum bottle of Londer Vineyards wine.

Filmmaker to appear at showing of documentary 'Screenagers'

Physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston is scheduled to screen her documentary, “Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age,” and participate in a question-and-answer session 5:30-7:15 p.m. Tuesday at Christ Episcopal Church and Ventana School, 1040 Border Road, Los Altos.

“Screenagers” is the first feature documentary to explore the impact of screen technology on children, who spend on average 6.5 hours per day in front of screens, and to offer practical solutions.

Community Briefs: Sept. 12

DAR holds free genealogy workshop

The Los Altos Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) has scheduled a free genealogy/lineage workshop 5-9 p.m. Saturday at the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Admission is free for any woman over 18 who is interested in joining the DAR.

CSA honors 'Hometown Heroes' at Sept. 20 breakfast fundraiser

Community Services Agency has scheduled its annual “Hometown Heroes” breakfast fundraiser 7:15 a.m. Sept. 20 at the Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.

“Hometown Heroes” honors individuals, businesses and organizations for their contributions to CSA and the community. CSA provides a safety net for more than 10,000 elderly, low-income and homeless individuals in Mountain View, Los Altos and Los Altos Hills each year.

Corvette show visits downtown Sunday

Courtesy of Stuart Calhoon
Pat Hendrix displays his 1961 Corvette drag racer, which is scheduled to be on hand at Sunday’s Corvette Spectacular.

Santa Clara Corvettes is scheduled to host its 42nd annual Corvette Spectacular car show 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday along Main Street in downtown Los Altos.

Organizers estimate that more than 160 Corvettes will be on display, ranging from an original 1954 roadster to a 2019 Corvette ZR1 with 755 super-charged horsepower.

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