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February 8, 2023
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Parade’s grand marshals are community icons

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Wearing his trademark Stetson hat, George Shannon grabs a doughnut in the Billy Jones “Wildcat” Railroad workroom, jawing with the many volunteers who keep the Oak Meadow Park attraction safe for children. Shannon says he’s been a railroad volunteer for 20 years but people who...

Turkey Bowl organizers gearing up for 31st year

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Over three decades, Los Gatos’ own Thanksgiving Day amateur football tournament has established quite the legendary reputation. And on Nov. 24, the National Turkey Bowl League will celebrate their 31st year. “We started in Los Gatos with seven guys, and it just grew,” said Matt Ober,...

Holiday Tree Lighting at Plaza Park date approaching (calendar)

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CALENDAR Holiday Tree Lighting The Annual Los Gatos Holiday Tree Lighting is scheduled for Dec. 2 at Plaza Park beginning at 5pm. For information, visit losgatosca.gov/2510/Tree-Lighting. Christmas/Holidays Parade Los Gatos Lions, LGS Recreation and Los Gatos High School present the 66th Annual Los Gatos Children's Christmas/Holidays Parade on...

New York Times bestselling author Bonnie Garmus to appear at Los Gatos Library (calendar)

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From a "Chemistry" writer, to a dazzling holiday display to an art exhibit, there's plenty on tap in this week's calendar... Online author talk The Los Gatos Library will host an online author talk with Bonnie Garmus on Nov. 10 at 11am. Garmus will discuss her...

Heritage Theatre announces new season

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Tickets are now on sale for Heritage Theatre’s 2022-2023 season, which opens Nov. 6. Blues-rock band Big Head Todd and the Monsters kicks off the season. The Colorado quartet—Todd Park Mohr (vocals, guitar, keys, sax, harmonica), Brian Nevin (drums, percussion), Rob Squires (bass, vocals), and...

Book club reads DMZ Colony; Halloween magic (Calendar)

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Calendar - Poetry Book Club Join Los Gatos Poet Laureate Jen Siraganian for the poetry book club. The club will be reading Don Mee Choi's “DMZ Colony,” winner of the 2020 National Book Award for Poetry. This collection explores the intersection of personal and the political,...

Peninsula Symphony—feat. Natasha Paremski—to perform Mendelssohn + Rachmaninoff (Calendar)

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This week's Calendar features an orchestral opportunity, a chance to fight breast cancer and a potential jazzy encounter. Peninsula Symphony Orchestra Pianist Natasha Paremski, performs with the Peninsula Symphony in a program of works including Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2, Mendelssohn’s Overture for Winds, and Rachmaninoff’s...

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer; Terra Firma art exhibit (Calendar)

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There's plenty of stuff to do in the days ahead in and around Los Gatos... Beer & Wine Walk The Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce’s first-ever Los Gatos Beer & Wine Walk takes place downtown on Oct. 15 from 1-4pm. Local wineries and breweries will be...

Koons Ruins treats visitors to satirical story of the James estate; Vine-to-Wine event to celebrate harvest

Artist provides satirical take on fine art world In “Koons Ruins at the James Estate” at New Museum Los Gatos (NUMU) (on view through Nov. 27), Bay Area artist Kathy Aoki provides humorous relief from the “art market tyranny” of artist Jeff Koons with her...

Book club digging into Wilkie Collins’ 1859 novel; National Diversity Day events planned (Calendar)

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Our calendar for the week includes arts and crafts, literary-mystery and multimedia art events Fall Family Art Day LGS Recreation and New Museum Los Gatos are partnering to organize a day filled with arts, crafts and activities inspired by local history and National Diversity Day on...