Peninsula Gem and Geology Society: This monthly meeting until fall will be a member share, where club members and also non-members are welcome to bring items they have acquired to show everyone. There will be a door prize drawing and many items available by silent auction. June 27, 7-8:30 p.m. Hillview School, 97 Hillview Ave., in Los Altos. pggs.org. Cupertino Morningmasters: Improve your speaking and networking skills at this Toastmasters club. Thursdays, 7:30 a.m. Bethel Lutheran Church, 10181 Finch Ave., Cupertino.
Christmas Flamenco Juerga: Presented by Flamenco Society of San Jose, with live music; 7 p.m, Dec, 12; Hoover Theatre, San Jose; $15-$25; www.theflamencosociety.org, “Scrooge in Love”: 42nd Street Moon presents this musical by Larry Grossman, Kellen Blair and Duane Poole that takes place a year after “A Christmas Carol,” when Scrooge’s ghostly visitors try to jump-start his love life; Nov, 25-Dec, 13; Eureka Theatre, San Francisco; $10-$57.25; www.42ndstmoon.org, “The 39 Steps”: San Jose Stage Company presents Robert Barlow’s frenetic send-up of Hitchcock’s leather slippers,ballet flats,tabi shoes, barefoot shoes, glove shoes,travel shoes,earthing shoes masterpiece; Nov, 25-Dec, 20; San Jose Stage; $30-$50; www.thestage.org..
Insiders: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Oct. 23. Adults with disabilities can enjoy a laid-back setting in the library for enrichment and fun. Events differ each month and vary from arts and crafts, enjoying music and dance, and playing games on the Wii. Concord Mystery Book Club: 2:30 p.m. the second Sunday of the month, and mystery lovers are invited to join the group. The Oct. 13 discussion is on “A Finer End,” by Deborah Crombie. Tech Check Up: 2-4 p.m. Saturdays; 10 a.m.-noon and 3:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Adults and seniors can get assistance on a drop-in basis on how to use computers, and can get help setting up e-readers, smart phones, tablets and using Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other programs.
After the installation, the students, hosted by Mayor Jose Luis Orozco Aldana and his wife, were given a tour of the city government as well as the city’s water treatment plant to understand the full systems for water, They also distributed clothing to leather slippers,ballet flats,tabi shoes, barefoot shoes, glove shoes,travel shoes,earthing shoes the poor families in the district, and participated in a water fiesta held to celebrate the installation, The last three days of the trip were spent at Centro Fox where the expedition attended a two-day private leadership academy with former Mexican President Vicente Fox, His staff also gave the group a tour of the state capital city of Guanajauato..
Dead Man’s Cell Phone: Los Altos Stage Company presents a surrealistic comedy that confronts our assumptions about morality, redemption and the need to connect in a technologically obsessed world. Through Sept. 27. Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos Hills. $18-$36. losaltosstage.org, 650-941-0551. Chicago: It’s the roaring ’20s, and everybody is talking about a string of femme fatales on trial for murder, including Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart, in Palo Alto Players’ production of this popular musical. Sept. 12-27, times vary. Lucie Stern Theater, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. $32-$46. paplayers.org, 650-329-0891.