Last updateWed, 18 Oct 2017 10am

At the Library

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.

• 10:30 a.m. Mondays, through Dec. 18: Instructor Radhalakshmi Ramakrishnan teaches a heartfulness meditation program for relaxation and reducing stress. For more information, visit en-us.heartfulness.org.

Save the Date

Oct. 4

ALearn Dream Makers Dinner fundraiser, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View. Information: alearn.org.

Oct. 5, 6 and 7

Follies 2017 performances, “A Salute to the Besieged, Bothered and Bamboozled,” a musical parody of modern life and politics, 7:30 p.m. at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos. Proceeds support Los Altos Stage Company. Information: losaltosstage.org.

26th Los Altos Fall Festival to introduce beer garden

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The petting zoo at the Fall Festival’s Children’s Alley proved a popular attraction at last year’s event. New features at this year’s festival include a beer garden and a chalk-art demonstration.

The Los Altos Chamber of Commerce has scheduled its 26th annual Fall Festival 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 7 and 8 in the South Parking Plaza in downtown Los Altos.

More than 100 arts and craft booths will offer a variety of handmade items, many of them with fall and holiday themes. Chef Chu’s Chinese chicken salad will be available for purchase, as will tamales, burritos, gyros, kabobs, smoothies, sausages, crepes, kettle corn and Baskin-Robbins ice cream.

Storyteller seeks seniors for production of 'Animal Farm'


Los Altos storyteller and dramaturg Enid Davis is recruiting seniors for a dramatic stage reading of George Orwell’s iconic fable “Animal Farm,” adapted for the stage by Ian Wooldridge.

Orwell’s allegory chronicles the breakdown of supposedly rational social structures when a charismatic dictator leads a community into scapegoating and hypocrisy. He wrote the satire as a critique of Stalinism, but its depiction of how political dogma degrades into meaningless propaganda has resonated with readers around the world in the decades since it was first published in 1945.

CSA honors 'Hometown Heroes'

Community Services Agency’s 2017 “Hometown Heroes” breakfast fundraiser is scheduled 7:15 a.m. Friday 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.

Longtime CSA associate director retires

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Maureen Wadiak has served Community Services Agency the past 18 years.

After 20 years at Community Services Agency, Associate Director Maureen Wadiak is set to retire in October.

“While we knew this day was coming, we are so sad to lose Maureen,” said CSA Executive Director Tom Myers, who worked alongside Wadiak for the past 18 years. “If anyone deserved a great retirement, it’s Maureen. We wish her the very best on the next leg of her journey.”

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