Local artist's work part of Saturday event

IMG 7604The work of local artist Tanya Momi will be featured during a Family Art Day featuring contemporary Sikh art and previewing a new exhibition, “Expressions of Divinity.” The event is scheduled noon to 4 p.m. Saturday (Aug. 31) at the Triton Museum of Art, 1505 Warburton Ave., Santa Clara.

Momi plans to display a wide range of works from a painting career going back more than 30 years.

For more information, visit tritonmuseum.org.

Inspiration becomes art for WomenSV

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Ruthven Darlene, left, and artist D.A. “Dave” Hendrickson display his painting “Journey Into Light,” which hangs in the downtown Los Altos offices of the nonprofit WomenSV.


Artist D.A. “Dave” Hendrickson recently donated a painting to the Los Altos nonprofit organization WomenSV, which helps affluent victims of domestic violence.

CSA set to honor 'Hometown Heroes' Sept. 12



Community Services Agency’s “Hometown Heroes” breakfast is scheduled 7:15 a.m. Sept. 12 at the Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.

Tour of the universe to benefit LALE


Astronomer Andrew Fraknoi is scheduled to lead “A Grand Tour of the Universe” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8 in the Program Room at the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Sponsored by the Los Altos Library Endowment, the nontechnical presentation is designed for anyone with an interest in the wonders of the universe. The mission of LALE is to increase financial support for the library’s services, collections, equipment, facilities and programs.

Community Briefs – Week of Aug. 28

Exhibition explores history of gadgets

The Los Altos History Museum’s latest exhibition, “Gadgets Galore! Transforming the American Household,” highlights how gadgets from alarm clocks to coffeemakers, cellphones and cameras originated and came to play such an integral role in daily life.

“Gadgets Galore!” is on display at the museum’s J. Gilbert Smith House through Sept 15.

Save the Date – Week of Aug. 28

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.

Sept. 14

Santa Clara Corvettes’ annual Corvette Spectacular car show, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Main Street in downtown Los Altos. Information: sccorvettes.org.

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