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An apricot picker gathers fruit at Los Altos’ Civic Center Orchard. Tours of the orchard are available weekly in September.

LA Farmers’ Market continues for four more weeks

The Downtown Los Altos Farmers’ Market, staged 4-8 p.m. Thursdays on State Street, continues through Sept. 27.

The Los Altos Village Association and the city of Los Altos co-host the event, which includes booths from local groups and merchants and children’s activities in addition to produce, meat, baked goods, prepared foods and made-to-order hot meals. Shelling beans are coming into season.

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Nutritionist offers consultations at Los Altos main library

A Santa Clara County Public Health Department registered dietitian nutritionist is scheduled to offer free consultations 6-8 p.m. Thursday in the Orchard Room of the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Residents can register in advance for one of six 20-minute appointments to discuss eating habits, meal planning and how to find reliable nutrition information.

To register and for more information, call (408) 293-2326, ext. 3048.

‘Orchard Entrepreneurs’ focus of heritage walks

Local writer and Town Crier columnist Robin Chapman is scheduled to lead “Orchard Entrepreneurs” heritage walks through the Los Altos Civic Center Orchard 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday and Sept. 15, 22 and 29.

The 30-minute strolls will start at the back door of the Los Altos main library. The tours, which are mostly on paved walkways, will end at the Los Altos History Museum.

For more information, call the museum at 948-9427.

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