Kiwanis Pet Parade invites entries

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Last year’s Kiwanis Pet Parade captured special moments with children and their pets. This year’s event is scheduled May 17 in downtown Los Altos.

Registration for the 67th annual Kiwanis Pet Parade, scheduled 10 a.m. May 17, has opened and will continue through May 6.

School groups, individuals and families can register for the event at


Rotary art show benefits nonprofit agencies

Courtesy of Allart Ligtenberg/Rotary Club of Los Altos
Gatlang villagers in Nepal receive aid from the Rotary Club of Los Altos’ annual Fine Art in the Park fundraiser.

The Rotary Club of Los Altos’ 39th annual Fine Art in the Park show is scheduled 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. May 17 and 18 in Lincoln Park in Los Altos.

The event is considered one of the Bay Area’s premier open-air art shows, featuring original, juried works by some 170 artists.


Chef Pépin signs books in Los Altos Thursday

Courtesy of Richard Henning
Chef Jacques Pépin is slated to sign books 3-5 p.m. Thursday in Los Altos.

Master chef, author and educator Jacques Pépin is scheduled to sign books 3-5 p.m. Thursday at Main Street Cafe & Books, 134 Main St., Los Altos.

The original “Iron Chef” is in town to headline the Celebrity Forum Speakers Series tonight through Friday at Flint Center in Cupertino, where he and his daughter Claudine will stage a cooking demonstration with locally purchased food.


Registration opens for LAH Pathways Run

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Los Altos Hills residents head through the hills at last year’s Pathways Run. This year’s event is slated May 10.

Runners who take to the rolling hills of Byrne Preserve for the 13th Annual Los Altos Hills Pathways Run and Walk May 10 will experience a scenic yet challenging course through the town’s pathways network.

The event kicks off with 5K and 10K races at 9 a.m. from the starting line at Westwind Community Barn, 27210 Altamont Road. A leisurely 1-mile run or walk follows at 10:30 a.m.


Community Briefs

LA Library, Sierra Club present film on fracking

The Los Altos Library has scheduled a screening of the award-winning film “Gasland II,” which addresses the increasingly widespread practice of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, 6 p.m. today in the Program Room of the main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Brian Haberly, a volunteer leader with the Loma Prieta Chapter of the Sierra Club and a member of the club’s executive committee, will introduce the film.


Used-book sale scheduled May 3

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