Jose Martinez
Jose Martinez, general manager of Local Kitchens in Los Gatos. (Drew Penner / Los Gatan)

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Severe Thrill prepares “dance party pop” for The Cats

The Cats presents “Severe Thrill, a musical salute to chart topping ladies” on Friday, Feb. 9 at 6pm. No Cover. Call ahead 408-354-3060 to make a reservation for the “Best BBQ in the South Bay.”

Severe Thrill is a modern pop / funk / dance / rock cover band made up of Sarah Vincenty (lead vocals), Mike Lazarus (bass), Justin McCoy (drums, vocals) and Brendan Whelan (guitar); the show will feature the hits of Adele, Lizzo, Dua Lipa, Whitney Houston, Beyoncé, Kelly Clarkson and more.

WHAT A RUSH Severe Thrill is set to play a show this week at The Cats. (Submitted)

Breaking Dawn grand opening

Breaking Dawn Restaurant will hold its grand opening on Thursday, Feb. 15, 5-6pm, with Mayor 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 (the old Blue Line Pizza building) 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.

“We source the best market-fresh produce and seasonal ingredients from local producers and vendors,” a spokesperson said.

Local Kitchens fundraising for Daves Avenue Elementary

Local Kitchens in Los Gatos is hosting a fundraiser for Daves Avenue Elementary School on Feb. 7. The all-day event is raising money for education by donating 20% of fundraiser-applicable sales to the Daves Avenue Home and School Club.

You can participate online at or on the Local Kitchens mobile app using the code “COMMUNITY.” Gift card sales, alcoholic beverage sales and delivery fees are excluded from the fundraiser.

Mystery Lover’s Book Club

The Los Gatos Library’s Mystery Lover’s Book Club meets the first Wednesday of every month. The next meeting is Feb. 7 at 5pm in-person and on Zoom. The club will discuss “Razorblade Tears” by S.A. Cosby. For information, visit

Sweetheart Stroll

Bring your significant other, kids and friends for a family-friendly Valentine’s themed evening on Feb. 8 from 5-8pm. Participating downtown Los Gatos merchants will offer promotions, refreshments and will be open late. Registration not required. For information, visit

Valentine Fun Run/Walk

Campbell’s 47th annual Valentine 5K Fun Run/Walk returns Feb. 10 at 9am. Those who register by Jan. 29 will secure a race day shirt and medal. For information, visit


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

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

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