Los Altos - Moving Art Forward
On exhibit through March 23
The popular showcase of contemporary works by 55 local artists ends March 23. "It's been a wonderful experience that has drawn the community together in new ways," says Jane Reed, Museum board president and chair of the exhibit committee. "We've planned a lovely finale to celebrate spring, and the talented floral artists in our midst."
Join us for two free EXHIBIT PROGRAMS:
Bouquets to Art: Six talented local people will provide floral displays, each representing a work of art in the exhibit, Thursday - Sunday, March 20-23, noon-4pm.
"First Day of Spring" Reception: celebrate the spring equinox at the Museum on Thursday, March 20, 4-6:30pm.
Volunteer at the Museum!
Friday, March 7, 2014: 10:00-11:30am
Studies have shown volunteers live longer (and probably happier) lives. Giving back does you good, and keeps our community vital! Whether you already volunteer at the Museum, or have been curious about what else we do here, come by for coffee and learn what the museum is all about. Bring a friend! We hope to see you there! - Brigitte Ahlfeldt and Ellen Katz, Volunteer Development
RSVP to Grace by 2/28: 650/948-9427 x14, or firstname.lastname@example.org
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30th Annual Margaret Thompson Historical Essay Contest
2014 Theme: “Los Altos Art Works Enrich Our Lives and Community”
Take a journey in your mind and imagine what would happen if your favorite work of art came alive! Describe an experience or adventure that happened one day. Within your writing, identify your work of art and tell where it is located. Be sure to include a beginning, middle, and end. Think about developing an organized flow of ideas. As you write, use interesting vocabulary and creative ideas.
For the complete essay prompt, click here.
Reserve Your Place!
Support the museum and enjoy one of these great events donated and coordinated by museum members! Space is limited - first paid, first served. Call Grace at 948-9427 x14 to reserve your space; you can charge it over the phone or send in a check.
B-B-Q 101: 5-Hour Cooking Class in the Old University Neighborhood
3 spaces available at $ 175 each
Experienced Chef Mike Sutton, Pit Master of award-winning "No Smoke, No Glory!" leads a 5 hour cooking lesson where you will learn how to select and prep meat, create and apply spices, rubs, marinades, sauces and glazes, receive cooking advice on multiple types of cookers with direct and indirect heat, plus many other tips and tricks. Meats include Pulled Pork, Pork Spare Ribs, Beef Tri-tip and Whole Chicken - eat what you cook! Date of lesson to be worked out with Mike and group. A value at only $35 per hour.
Donated by: Mike Sutton, Chef & Pit Master
Gait & Balance Class for Fun and Better Body Health!
8 spaces available at $ 50 each
Improve your balance, posture, and mobility! Learn how to sit, stand and walk in balance in this 4-session class by Ann Oliver MS, PT. Gain knowledge of various movements that develop better balance and posture and help prevent the possibility of falls. Learn T'ai Chi as well as breathing and relaxation techniques, coordination, strengthening, flexibility, and balance exercises. This informative class will be held in Los Altos on Monday and Thursday mornings March 17, 20, 24 and 27, 2014 from 9:00-10:30am.
Donated by: Ann Oliver MS, PT
Season Pass to Hidden Villa
6 spaces available at $ 40 each
Hidden Villa invites you to explore their gardens, barnyard and wilderness areas with this annual pass. Available Tuesday-Sunday from 9:00am to dusk, September through May with select weekends during the summer.
Donated by: Hidden Villa
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