Recycle Book Club: Steve Sporleder’s book, “From Sleepy Lagoon to the Corner of the Cats,” is fiction that takes place mostly in and around Los Gatos in the old days. Aug. 12, 6:30-8 p.m. Recycle Bookstore, 275 E Campbell Ave., Campbell. recyclebookstore.com. An Afternoon at Downton Abbey: Dr. DiAnn Ellis discusses the world of “Downton Abbey” within the social and historical context of the era. She will also speak of her recent visit to Highclere Castle, where the PBS series was filmed. Tea and biscuits will be served, and vintage dress is welcome. Aug. 8. 1 p.m. Saratoga Library, 13650 Saratoga Ave., Saratoga. 408-867-6126, sccl.org.
Filoli’s daffodil collection — that has significant historical, public service and educational focuses — includes daffodils grown by tens of thousands in many different landscape situations that represent 122 different cultivars and 11 different divisions, In 2009, Filoli was selected as an American Daffodil Society Designated Display Garden, becoming the only such garden on the West Coast, Each year, about ballet shoes number 6 birthday machine embroidery applique -4x4 5x5 6x6" 20,000 bulbs from 60 different varieties (many brand new) are planted in containers throughout 654-acre property..
Lions Club member Coz Giannoulis, of C&J Roofing Company, coordinated the project that began last spring. Tom Fernandez, Dave Keller, Steven Kelley, Tom McClarity, Frank Rios, and Larry Verna also volunteered their labor and time to restore the building’s roof and interior. San Bruno Lions Club President Brian Rogers and Past President and District Governor Mel Phillips; and the City of San Bruno’s Community Services Director Kerry Burns and Park and Recreation Commissioners Dave Nigel and Greg Pierce (secretary of the Lions Club) joined the celebration to mark the project’s completion.
Almost, Maine: West Valley College Theatre Arts presents eight short plays set in a mythical town, co-directed by Bruce Des Dernier and Carol Fischer, March 20-21, 26-28, 8 p.m.; March 22 and 29, 2 p.m, $10-$12 cash only at the door, West Valley Studio Theatre, 14000 Fruitvale Ave., Saratoga, Aegis Gallery: An exhibit of acrylic paintings by Wendy Laird, Through March 31, 14531 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, Gallery hours Wednesday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Thursday-Sunday, ballet shoes number 6 birthday machine embroidery applique -4x4 5x5 6x6" 11 a.m.-3 p.m, aegisgallery.com, Winchester Orchestra Concert and Silent Auction: A silent auction fundraiser and spring concert featuring Scott Krijnen performing Dvorak’s Cello Concerto, Also on the program are Arvo Part’s “Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten” and Ravel’s “Mother Goose Suite.” March 22, 3-5 p.m, West Valley College Theater, Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, $10-$20, winchesterorchestra.com..
LOS ALTOS ARTS & WINE FESTIVAL: Arts and crafts, wine tasting; kids’ activities, food and drink; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 11-12; Main and State streets; free admission; http://downtownlosaltos.org. NEWARK SUMMERFEST: Live music, arts and crafts, food and drink, kids’ activities. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 11-12; New Park Mall, 2086 Newpark Mall; free admission; http://newark-chamber.com. PALO ALTO CLAY & GLASS FESTIVAL: More than 150 artists showing their work. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 11-12; Palo Art Center, 1313 Newell Road; free admission; www.acga.net.