Get Out, Los Altos! March 24-27

Check out our suggestions for what to do in and around Los Altos this weekend—and our weekend starts on Thursday. So go ahead and get out!

Pick up tips about cooking for baby, find some inner peace, go to a fashion show, hear a symphony concert or consider a conference on Silicon Valley. These are just some of your choices in GET OUT, in and around Los Altos this weekend.

When/Where: , 4800 El Camino Real, Friday, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 

Why Go: Chef Shane Valentine says "there's no such thing as baby food." Baby Cuisine Talk and Cooking Class with a menu that includes Quinoa with Spinach/Sweet Potato/Goat Cheese and Mini Shepherd's Pie with Creamed Dill Potatoes.

Pricing: Talk only, $15; talk and cooking class, $45

Where/When: Michael's at Shoreline, 2960 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View, Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Why Go: Support the Quota International Club of Mountain View/Los Altos and get a sense of style at the same time by heading to their fashion Show, "Going In Style...Anywhere." Learn a bit more about the good work of Quota International at home and internationally.

Pricing: $40

Where/When: , 111 Main St. Thursday, 7:00 p.m. yo 900 p.m.

Why Go: Mary Brown will guide you through a process that will allow you to "Clear the Chatter and Connect with Source." Not quite sure what that means? One reason to go. But it will help you in your search for answers to the Big life questions.

Pricing: $25

Where/When:  , 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino, CA 95014 (De Anza Center for the Visual and Performing Arts) / March 26, 8 p.m.

Why Go: Nova Vista Symphony Orchestra was started 45 years ago with one of its aims being to make excellent classical musical available to a wide audience at a reasonable price. Their musicians are all volunteers. They are presenting a first-class concert once again with works that include pieces by Liszt, Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov. Young Artist Competition Winner Will Chow will be featured as soloist on the cello.

Pricing: $20 adults; $10 students and seniors.

Sustainable Living Foundation's Zimbabwe Run

Where/When: St. Joseph's School, 1120 Miramonte Ave. Mountain View. Sunday, Mar. 27. Fair starts at noon, races begin at 1 p.m.

Why Go: The Zimbabwe Run, in its 11th year, is a fair and 12 races for kids from preschool level and on up, and adults. All proceeds go to the Mukumbi Orphanage in Zimbabwe. The fair celebrates health, food, music, art, and charity, which is intended for children to learn about the people and place where they practice their philanthropy.

Pricing: The fair is free;  Registration for the races is $5  Download the registration form on the Sustainable Living Foundation website.


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