Alfred Hitchcock impersonator
LEGENDARY An Alfred Hitchcock impersonator walks across the stage as the famous director’s granddaughter, Tere Carrubba, and historian Jay Topping look on, during last year’s inaugural edition of the film fest. (Drew Penner / Press Banner File Photo)

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Alfred Hitchcock Film Fest in SV

From March 8-10, the Scotts Valley Community Theater Guild will host the Alfred Hitchcock Festival at the new Cultural and Performing Arts Center in Scotts Valley. It will feature a talk with Tere Carrubba, the renowned filmmaker’s granddaughter, presentations of films “Blackmail,” “Rear Window,” “North by Northwest” and “the Birds,” and even a fashion show (among other activities). For more information go to or call 831-438-1000.

Breaking Dawn grand opening

Breaking Dawn Restaurant will hold its grand opening on Thursday, Feb. 15, with Mayor Mary Badame cutting the ceremonial ribbon at 5pm.

Organizers urge community members to come to celebrate the Year of the Dragon at 160 W. Main Street (formerly Blue Line Pizza) with delicious food and good company. The restaurant says it’s aiming for a “created by foodies for foodies” vibe, where people looking for the perfect hair-of-the-dog mimosa to cure their hangover will feel welcome.

47th Mike’s Bikes Cat’s Hill Classic

The San Jose Bicycle Club will hold the 48th Mike’s Bikes Cat’s Hill Classic bicycle race in Los Gatos on March 23.

The event is known for its 23% grade climb—just a couple blocks from N. Santa Cruz Avenue.

The Cat’s Hill Classic is a particular type of race called a criterium (or just “crit”), where racers zoom around a short loop multiple times in a given time period. This means the racers will pass by spectators every few minutes.


Los Gatos Farmers Market

The Los Gatos Certified Farmers’ Market offers seasonal fruits and vegetables from Santa Clara County year-round. More than 40 local farmers and food producers sell their wares Sundays from 9am to 1pm at Town Park Plaza on Main Street and N. Santa Cruz Avenue. For information, visit

Campbell Farmers Market

The Downtown Campbell Farmers Market is held Sundays, rain or shine, from 9am to 1pm. For information, visit

The Kiwanis Club of Los Gatos

The club meets the first three Thursdays of the month at noon at Double D’s, 354 N. Santa Cruz Ave. First two Thursdays of the month feature guest speakers. For information, visit

Rotary Club of Los Gatos

The Rotary Club of Los Gatos meets Tuesdays from noon to 1:30pm at Shir Hadash Synagogue, 20 Cherry Blossom Lane. For information, visit

The Los Gatos Morning Rotary Club

The Club meets every Wednesday morning 7:30-8:30am at Los Gatos Lodge, 50 Los Gatos-Saratoga Road. Program includes featured guest speakers.

Los Gatos Lions Club

The Los Gatos Lions Club meets every Wednesday. A breakfast meeting is held at Moore Buick, 15500 Los Gatos Blvd., at 8am and a noon meeting at Los Gatos Lodge, 50 Los Gatos-Saratoga Road, with a guest speaker. The club has been active since 1946.

Friends of Los Gatos Library Bookstore

The Friends of Los Gatos Library Bookstore is open Tuesdays from 4-6pm, Wednesday through Friday from 1-5pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm at the library, 110 E. Main St. For information, email [email protected].

Public Meetings

Town Council

The Los Gatos Town Council meets on the first and third Tuesday of the month at 7pm. For information, visit

Planning Commission

The Los Gatos Planning Commission meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 7pm. For information, visit

Santa Clara County Supervisors

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors meets virtually on Tuesdays at 9am. For information, visit

Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District

The board meets every other Tuesday at 5pm. For information, visit

Los Gatos Union School District Board of Trustees

The board meets monthly at either 6:30pm or 4pm. For a schedule, visit

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