Ainsley House Holiday Teas and Tours
The annual Ainsley House Holiday Teas and Tours will be held from noon to 2pm Dec. 9-12. Guests will be treated to a special Ainsley House tea blend, sparkling cider or champagne, and an assortment of sandwiches and desserts. The Ainsley House is located at 300 Grant St. in Campbell. Admission to the event is $50-$60. For information, visit bit.ly/3xjQFsk.
Saratoga Retirement Community Meeting
A virtual public meeting for the Saratoga Retirement Community project will be held on Dec. 9 at 6pm. where attendees are invited to share their comments on the type and extent of environmental analysis to be included in the Environmental Impact Report. The 249-unit project is proposed for 14500 Fruitvale Ave. in Saratoga. For information, visit bit.ly/3pveauW.
Hootenanny! will perform pop hits at Number 1 Broadway, 102 South Santa Cruz Ave. #B (Upstairs), on Dec. 9. Doors open at 7pm, with music starting at 9pm. For information, visit number1broadway.com.
Stand Up Comedy
Comics Frankie Marcos, Ian Levy, Nicole Tran, Sk Morton, Leslie Lang and Emily Van Dyke will perform at Pruneyard Cinemas, 1875 S Bascom Ave. in Campbell, on Dec. 10 and 11 at 7pm. Hosted by Jason Toupes and Hank Romeo. Attendees must be 18 or older. Tickets are $20. For information and tickets, visit bit.ly/3dplxyb.
Los Gatos Ballet’s “Nutcracker” returns in person to McAfee Performing Arts, 20300 Herriman Ave. in Saratoga. Showtimes are Dec. 17 at 7:30pm, Dec. 18 at 2pm and 7:30pm, and Dec. 19 at 2pm. Admission is $28-$58. For information and tickets, visit losgatosballet.org/nutcracker.
Horse-drawn carriages ride through the streets of Los Gatos will delight riders with lights, sights and sounds of a small town. Rides begin at Town Plaza. To book a ride, visit bit.ly/3nKUFPj.
The Kiwanis Club of Los Gatos
The club meets the first three Thursdays of the month at noon at Flights Restaurant, 165 Saratoga-Los Gatos Road #5306. First two Thursdays of the month feature guest speakers. Next meetings: Dec. 2, local architect Terry Martin on accessory dwelling units). Dec. 9: Author and retired Special Ops Game Warden Lt. John Nores on environmental and wildlife protection.
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.
The Los Gatos Town Council meets virtually on the first and third Tuesday of the month at 7pm. For information, visit losgatosca.gov/16/Town-Council.
The Los Gatos Planning Commission meets virtually on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 7pm. For information, visit losgatosca.gov/189/Planning-Commission.
Santa Clara County Supervisors
The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors meets virtually on Tuesdays at 9am. For information, visit bit.ly/3oy2Zmq.
Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District
The board meets every other Tuesday at 5pm. For information, visit bit.ly/3DaJRi9.
Los Gatos Union School District Board of Trustees
The board meets monthly at either 6:30pm or 4pm. For a schedule, visit bit.ly/3oywlRA.
Other Town commissions
The Town of Los Gatos has various committees that serve as advisory bodies for the Town Council. For information and a schedule of meetings, visit losgatosca.gov/12/Boards-Commissions-Committees.