At the Library – Week of Aug. 14

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.

 

Save the Date – Week of Aug. 14

Saturday

Los Altos-Los Altos Hills softball game, 1-3 p.m. at Rosita Park, 401 Rosita Ave., Los Altos. Information: losaltosrecreation.org.

Sept. 7 and 8

Mountain View Art & Wine Festival, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 7 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 8 on Castro Street. Information: mountainview.miramarevents.com.

Local Arts Roundup: 'Layers' coming to Los Altos Hills Town Hall


Courtesy of Daniela Friedmann
Yvonne Newhouse’s “A Voice of Many” is among the works slated for display in “Layers.”

The exhibition “Layers,” featuring the work of members of the Women’s Caucus for Art’s Peninsula Chapter, is scheduled for display September through March at Los Altos Hills Town Hall, 26379 W. Fremont Road.

Founded in 1972 in connection with the College Art Association, the Women’s Caucus for Art is a national organization with a multidisciplinary, multicultural membership of artists, art historians, students, educators and museum professionals. The mission of the organization is to expand opportunities and recognition for women in the arts.

CSA CAN Challenge exceeds expectations

Community Services Agency collected donations of more than 5,600 pounds of canned and other nonperishable food valued at approximately $9,000 during its second CAN Challenge campaign, which ran July 22 to Aug. 2.

Local businesses captured the spirit of the event, including one that organized a team-building event to create sculptures from 4,000 cans of food that were subsequently donated to CSA.

Jazz quartet set to play Wunderman House in MV


Vuckovich

Fresh from receiving a lifetime achievement award in his native Serbia, veteran jazz pianist Larry Vuckovich is scheduled to headline a concert 3-5 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Wunderman House, 655 Eunice Ave., Mountain View.

Multi-reed saxophonist Noel Jewkes, vocalist Kay Kostopoulos and bassist Doug Miller will perform alongside Vuckovich.

Resident puts out call to help SMA family from Armenia


Aleksandr

Spinal muscular atrophy research is a cause close to Los Altos resident Marge Shiveley’s heart.

Shively’s daughter, Linda, founded the Northern California Walk-n-Roll fundraiser for SMA 16 years ago, honoring her daughter and Shively’s granddaughter, Jessica, who was diagnosed with the disease at 3 months old and died nine days before her fourth birthday.


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