Tours of Historic J. Gilbert Smith House Focus on History of Valentine’s Day

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LOS ALTOS, CA (January 29, 2019) – Love is in the Air when Los Altos History Museum offers special tours of the historic J. Gilbert Smith House with a Valentine’s Day theme on Saturday, February 9th at 10am and 11:30am. Deputy Director Heather Farquhar will discuss the history of Valentine’s Day and its customs on these free tours. Reservations required at losaltoshistory.org. “Love is a…

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Latina Leaders Honor a Legacy of Women Entrepreneurs in Panel Discussion

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LOS ALTOS, CA (January 22, 2019) – Los Altos History Museum, in partnership with the Santa Clara County Office of Women’s Policy and Comerica Bank, will hold a panel discussion, “Latina Business Leaders: Diverse Pathways to Success,” Thursday, February 7th at 7pm in the Orchard Room at Los Altos Library. Prior to the event, the Museum will hold a reception and special…

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Traditional Healing Workshop at Los Altos History Museum

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LOS ALTOS, CA (January 8, 2019) –Learn about indigenous Mexican and Mexican American traditional medicine with Elisa Marina Alvarado, Saturday, January 26th, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, at Los Altos History Museum. The workshop will cover basic indigenous concepts about health and healing, and include activities to experience a few of the practices of medicina tradicional. Cost is $20 and includes…

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Celebrate Three Kings Day at Los Altos History Museum

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LOS ALTOS, CA (December 17, 2018) – Los Altos History Museum hosts an event honoring the Catholic tradition and Mexican heritage of Juana Briones, the subject of the museum’s current exhibition, Inspired by Juana: La Doña de la Frontera. Día de los Reyes Magos, a celebration of Three Kings Day, or Feast of the Epiphany takes place on Sunday, January 6th,…

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Tamale Cooking Demo and Tasting at Los Altos History Museum

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LOS ALTOS, CA (November 15, 2018) – In support of its current exhibition, “Inspired by Juana: La Doña de la Frontera,” Los Altos History Museum hosts a Tamale Cooking Demo and Savory-to-Sweet Tamale Tasting led by CasaQ Hispanic Lifestyle Expert, Darlene Tenes, Saturday, December 8, 4-6 pm. Cost is $35 per person, which includes the demo, tamale tasting, and beverages. Space is limited,…

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