Your Time: Calendar of Engaging Senior Events

Start the week by sitting in on the monthly meeting of the Senior Committee, pick up the book being read at this month's Senior Book Club, go to an art lecture, attend a resource fair and end the week with a garden party.

Where/When:  , 97 Hillview Ave. Monday, 4:30 p.m.

Why Go: Even if you are not on the committee, it makes sense to sit in on these meetings and get some idea of what's going on. The committee reviews and evaluates recommendations of interest to all of us to the cities of Los Altos and Los Altos Hills. And as a citizen, there is a time during these meetings where you can voice your concerns and make suggestions. 

Pricing: Free

Where/When: Little House, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park, Tuesday, 2 p.m.

Why Go: "Power and Passion, Love and Lust, Triumph and Tragedy: Drama Unfolds at the Legion of Honor," talk by Mina Shea of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Some of the most dramatic pieces of European art were inspired by passages from literature, in particular the Bible and the mythology of the ancient Greeks. From works in the Legion of Honor's collection, Shea  will explore the great skill of European artists who depicted the drama of literature and life.

Pricing: $3 members, $5 non-members

Where/When: , 13 S San Antonio Rd. Thursday, June 16, 1 p.m. — but go to the library or the book store and get your copy of the book today!

Why Go: The book next week is Dreams of My Russian Center by Summer by Andrei Makine. Although the group meets next week, we are giving you a heads up this time around so you can really get involved with this monthly book club. 

Pricing: Free

Where/When: , 266 Escuela Ave, Mountain View; Thursday, 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

Why Go: Lots of information will be available to you here. There will be 45 booths of resource information for Seniors in the Bay Area. Light refreshments will also be available

Pricing: Free

Where/When: 12335 Stonebrook Ct. Sunday, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. 

Why Go: Community Services Agency is putting on this garden party to raise funds for community projects. It will be a lovely afternoon for causes that are well worth supporting.  First, remember just where this party is taking place — on the grounds of  Stonebrook Manor, which in and of itself is delightful. There will be plenty of food and wine to sample, live music and silent and live auctions.  You will have a good time and feel good about yourself for being there.

Pricing: $115


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