GreenTown Los Altos collects recycled bicycles


Courtesy of Greentown Los Altos
Volunteers at the 21st annual ReCYCLE Bike Drive collected used bikes, which have been repaired and donated to students and others in need.

Nearly 100 bicycles were donated to GreenTown Los Altos’ 21st annual ReCYCLE Bike Drive, held last month at Los Altos High School.

Once cleaned and repaired, the bikes will be donated to students in need at Los Altos High, Castro Elementary School and Graham Middle School.

Local theater roundup: Two plays open this weekend

The local theater scene offers plenty of plays this weekend, as two productions open and another closes.

A rundown of each play follows.

Community Briefs - Week of Nov. 28

LA tree-lighting event set for Friday

The Los Altos Village Association has scheduled its annual holiday tree-lighting ceremony 6-8 p.m. Friday at Veterans Community Plaza, at the intersection of Main and State streets in downtown Los Altos.

Santa is slated to arrive at approximately 6:30 p.m. and will be available for photos and visits with children.

Town Crier Holiday Fund, Los Altos youth group among AFP honorees on 31st Philanthropy Day


Courtesy of AFP
Paul and Liz Nyberg, Los Altos Town Crier publishers, accept the AFP award for the newspaper’s Holiday Fund.

Two Los Altos-based humanitarian endeavors received recognition Nov. 16 at the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ 31st annual Philanthropy Day luncheon at the Santa Clara Marriott.

Los Altos Community Foundation’s E3 Youth Philanthropy program and the Los Altos Town Crier Holiday Fund were among this year’s honorees.

Downtown lights parade scheduled Sunday


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The cavalcade of floats at the annual Festival of Lights Parade culminates in the elaborate float featuring Santa Claus and his reindeer, above. 

One of Los Altos’ biggest events of the year is scheduled 6 p.m. Sunday, when the 41st annual Festival of Lights Parade is set to fill downtown Los Altos with a wide array of colorful sights and sounds.

An estimated 1,300 performers are expected to participate in the procession of floats, marching bands and costumed characters along Main and State streets. Thousands more will line city sidewalks to cheer them on.

Save the Date - Week of Nov. 21

Nov. 30

Holiday Tree-Lighting Ceremony, 6-8 p.m. at Veterans Community Plaza, State and Main streets in downtown Los Altos. Information: downtownlosaltos.org.

Dec. 7

Los Altos and Los Altos Hills Joint Community Volunteer Service Awards Luncheon, 11:45 a.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. Information: jointvolunteerawards.com.


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