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The Week Ahead: Pro Choice March Planned; Classic Drama Opening; Astronomy Program Set

Editor's note: "Week Ahead" is published Monday morning giving Los Altos Patch readers essential information at a glance—places to go and things to do in town and the surrounding area. For other activities and events this week, check our calendar by clicking here. If you know of any other happenings this week, please add them in the comments' section below. 

Los Altos Hills Town Hall Closed

The Town Hall will be closed Monday, Jan. 20 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr.  holiday. Offices will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 21.

Los Altos City Offices Closed

City offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 20 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Offices will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 21.

Pro-Choice March
The Annual Pro-Choice March marking the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe vs. Wade decision is set for 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22 starting at the Los Altos Youth Center, 1 San Antonio St. 

Following a program of guest speakers, participants will march together into downtown Los Altos, going up State Street, across First Street, and back down Main Street and returning to the Youth Center. 

Participants are encouraged to bring signs; some will be provided by the march organizers. A donation of $2 is requested to help defray costs.

Silicon Valley Reads 2014 Kick-off
Silicon Valley Reads 2014 kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22 at the Campbell Heritage Theater, 1 W Campbell Ave., when Nicholas Carr, author of The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing To Our Brains, and Robin Sloan, author of Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore Mercury News columnist Mike Cassidy about the theme “Books & Technology: Friends or Foes?” This event is free and open to the public. Details: SVReads@aol.com.  

‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’
The Los Altos Stage Company will perform the Tennessee Williams classic “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” opening Thursday, Jan. 23 and continuing through Feb. 16 at the Bus Barn Theatre, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos. For details, call 650-941-0551.

Stargazing at Foothill College Observatory
A galaxy, nebula and star cluster viewing program is set for 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21 at the Foothill College Observatory, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Sponsored by the Bay Area Older Adults, the program is aimed at adults 50 and older. The program will be repeated at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. For registration details, visit the group’s website.

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