History Museum Hosts Cooking Classes for Adults

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LOS ALTOS, CA (June 18, 2019) –The history and future of food is the focus of Los Altos History Museum‘s exhibition, “Silicon Valley Eats: A Taste for Innovation.” Expanding on the theme, the Museum is hosting a series of cooking classes in July to bring adults together while deepening their relationship to food as they learn valuable cooking skills from award-winning…

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Los Altos History Museum launches docent program for local high schoolers

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Los Altos Town Crier, by Sarah Feng – Town Crier Editorial Intern Those strolling through the apricot-enveloped wooden buildings of the Los Altos History Museum this summer may find themselves greeted and then guided through exhibits by a local teen. The museum is offering its first Teen Docent Program, which provides high school students the opportunity to work alongside museum…

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Los Altos History Museum’s “Apricot STEM Fair” Features Family-Fun Activities

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LOS ALTOS, CA (June 4, 2019) – Get ready to engage in science-themed games, explore interactive exhibits, talk to a NASA scientist, and taste apricots at Los Altos History Museum‘s Apricot STEM Fair, Sunday, June 30th, 10am-3pm. The free event, co-sponsored by 23andMe, combines a science fair with a state-fair vibe into a one-day affair for all ages. The schedule includes hands-on…

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Museum’s Exhibit Explores the History of Gadgets

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LOS ALTOS, CA (May 28, 2019) – From alarm clocks to coffeemakers, cell phones to cameras, gadgets are an integral part of daily life. But that wasn’t always the case. Los Altos History Museum presents “Gadgets Galore! Transforming the American Household,” an exhibit that looks at how we came to have so many gadgets in our lives and where they originated,…

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LA’s Oldest Home Serves as Setting For Garden Party

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Los Altos Town Crier,  by Carolyn Snyder The historical Winchester-Merriman House on Edgewood Lane in Los Altos is the perfect backdrop for a special garden party incorporating history and mystery. Enormous oaks, perhaps dating to when the native Ohlones lived in the area, shelter the lush grounds, which will be the site of a June 14 fundraiser for the Los…

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History Museum Launches Teen Docent Program

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LOS ALTOS, CA (May 21, 2019) – Los Altos History Museum announces the formation of a teen docent volunteer program, a free opportunity for teens to fulfill volunteer hours and enhance their college resume in a fun and interactive way. Following a week-long training seminar July 15-19, participants will become museum docents, working 2-4 hours each month through the 2019-2020 school…

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