Save the Date, St. Paddy's Beer Stroll

March 6

Mountain View Chamber of Commerce’s Celebration of Leaders Awards, 6 p.m. at the Computer History Museum. Information: chambermv.org.

March 13

St. Paddy’s Beer Stroll, 6-9 p.m. in downtown Los Altos. Information: downtownlosaltos.org.

At the Library, crafts, live performances

 

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.

Museum celebrates language diversity with bilingual film screening


Saito Cleary

The Los Altos History Museum is scheduled to observe International Mother Language Day with a screening of the Japanese documentary “Paper Lanterns,” followed by messages of peace in languages from around the world, 5-7 p.m. Feb 21 at the museum, 51 S. San Antonio Road.

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization launched International Mother Language Day in 2000 to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity, and to preserve languages before they disappeared.

Silicon Valley Reads comes to Los Altos main library

In recognition of the 100th anniversary of U.S. women’s suffrage, Silicon Valley Reads 2020 will celebrate the achievements of women with its theme “Women Making It Happen.”

Silicon Valley Reads is an annual community engagement program presented by the Santa Clara County Library District, the Santa Clara County Office of Education and the San Jose Public Library. It selects books that reflect a theme relevant to the region and asks residents to read, think, discuss and share their diverse perspectives.

Avenidas honors community volunteers


Codispoti

Avenidas, a nonprofit organization that offers longevity and wellness services to Peninsula residents, annually honors a group of older adults for the contributions they make to the community with the Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement Awards.

Three of the nine awardees in 2020 are from the Los Altos area.

Fundraiser supports local Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California and Northern Nevada has scheduled its 17th annual Memories in the Making Auction fundraiser 6 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.

The event will feature live and silent auction items including travel experiences, rare wines, and sports and theater tickets. Artwork from the Alzheimer’s Association’s Memories in the Making program, a therapeutic art class for people living with Alzheimer’s disease, will be on display.


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