Calendar

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 October 2018

1      Monday      Board Meeting. Meets 3:00 pm at the Saratoga Fire Station, Community Room (corner of Saratoga Ave & Saratoga/Los Gatos Rd.)

 2      Tuesday      Conversations in Spanish. Meets 1:30-3:00 pm at Nancy Anderson’s home, 1639 Daphne Dr, San Jose. Join us to develop, maintain, or improve your conversational skills. RSVP to Nancy Anderson, 408-348-3427. Chair: Sharon Kelkenberg, 650- 962-1656. New Members and Visitors are Welcome.

2   Tuesday    Pros and Cons of California Ballot Measures.  7:00 p.m. Campbell Library.  77 Harrison Avenue, Campbell, CA 95008.  Program presented by League of Women Voters.  See Attached Flyer.

 5      Friday      Armchair Travel Adventures. SHARING THE SCIENCE– What 2500 Whale Watchers are doing for Research.  Presented by Ted Cheeseman. There’s something amazing happening across the Pacific Ocean:  every single humpback whale swimming in waters accessible by tour vessels may soon be  identified as an individual and tracked.  A growing team of citizen scientists collaborating with researchers through the web platform Happy Whale, www.Happywhale.com, have now identified over 16,000 individuals from the Antarctic to Alaska.Suddenly, whale science has become personal, and accessible, and hopefully, more powerful.With this, we are more quickly identifying entangled whales, learning if individuals who have suffered entanglements survive.Join us to enjoy stories and images from an inspiring movement in citizen science.Meets 7:30 pm at The Terraces of Los Gatos, 800 Blossom Hill Rd, Los Gatos. Chair JoAn Lambert, 408-867-6237.

9      Tuesday      Committee for Homeless Women and Children. Meets 3:30 pm, at Nancy Anderson’s house, 1639 Daphne Dr, San Jose, 408-348-3427. Chair: Nancy Anderson, 408-348-3427.

11      Thursday      Scenic Hikes and Walks. TARWATER TRAIL – PESCADERO PARK. Hike through lovely redwoods and along a creek with unusual tar-ball deposits, off Alpine Rd, towards the coast. Bring lunch. Meet Promptly! 9AM Saratoga—way out in front of the Argonaut CVS Pharmacy, away from shops and banks.

16      Tuesday      PM Book Group. Meets 7:15 pm Pat Khan’s house, 13710 Calle Tacuba, Saratoga. RSVP Pat Khan, 408-741-1616. Book: Born a Crime, by Trevor Noah. Reviewer: Marlene Lamb. Chair; Marlene Lamb, 408-497-1555.

 17  Wednesday Let’s Do Lunch. Meets at 12:30 pm at Florentine Trattoria, 14510 Big Basin Way, Saratoga. RSVP to Shirley Cancelliari, 408-741-5586. Chair, Joanna Yates, 408-395-2950 for more information Join us for friendship and lively conversation.

19      Friday      AM Book Review. Meets at 9:30 am for book discussion. Bring a book (good or bad) you would like to talk about. For meeting location, contact chair, Margaret Bard 408-377-6625, or margaretbard@gmail.com. Come and Find Your Next Great Read.

 23      Tuesday      Conversations in Spanish. Meets 1:30-3:00 pm at Nancy Anderson’s home, 1639 Daphne Dr, San Jose. Join us to develop, maintain, or improve your conversational skills. RSVP to Nancy Anderson, 408-348-3427. Chair: Sharon Kelkenberg, 650- 962-1656. New Members and Visitors are Welcome.

 25      Thursday      BACK BY NOON HIKE. Exercise on nearby trails. Coffee break or lunch. Meet promptly! 9AM Los Gatos—in the Free Limited Parking—Northside Lot, way back behind Starbucks and PetCo.

30      Tuesday      Film Buffs. Meets 1:30 pm at Marlene Lamb’s house, 105 Arroyo Grande Way, Los Gatos, 408-497-1555. Chair, Marlene Lamb.

November 2018                                                           

 2      Friday      ARMCHAIR ADVENTURE TRAVELER: The Many Cultures in Yunnan Province, China. Presented by Ed Chang, who has traveled extensively in China, and is presenting for the first time to our group. Yunnan province is located in the southwest of China, bordering Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam. This presentation will introduce you to some of the minority ethnic groups, their daily lives, houses, costumes and more.

 5      Monday      Board Meeting. Meets 3:00 pm at the Saratoga Fire Station, Community Room (corner of Saratoga Ave & Saratoga/Los Gatos Rd.)

 6      Tuesday      Conversations in Spanish. Meets 1:30-3:00 pm at Nancy Anderson’s home, 1639 Daphne Dr, San Jose. Join us to develop, maintain, or improve your conversational skills. RSVP to Nancy Anderson, 408-348-3427. Chair: Nancy Anderson. New Members and Visitors are Welcome.[

 8   Thursday      Scenic Hikes and Walks. HARVEY BEAR OPEN SPACE. 5-6 mile hike up to the ridge overlooking Coyote Reservoir on the east side of the valley. Wonderful panoramas. Dress warmly. Bring lunch. Meet promptly, 9:00 AM, Los Gatos. Questions? Jane Bishop, 408-356-7796; Kay Duffy, 408-867-0508. New Hikers Welcome!

 13      Tuesday      Committee for Homeless Women and Children. Meets 3:30 pm, at Nancy Anderson’s house, 1639 Daphne Dr, San Jose, 408-348-3427. Chair: Nancy Anderson, 408-348-3427.

16      Friday      AM Book Review. Meets at 9:30 am for book discussion. Bring a book (good or bad) you would like to talk about. For meeting location, contact chair, Margaret Bard 408-377-6625, or margaretbard@gmail.com. Come and Find Your Next Great Read

 20      Tuesday      PM Book Group – NO LONGER HOLDING MEETINGS. This group has discontinued its monthly discussions because of declining membership. Contact Marlene Lamb, 408-497-1555 with questions.

23       Friday      BACK BY NOON HIKE – **FRIDAY AFTER THANKSGIVING**. Walk off some of that huge turkey dinner together with the Friday hikers. Meet promptly! 9 AM, Saratoga.

27   Tuesday      Conversations in Spanish. Meets 1:30-3:00 pm at Nancy Anderson’s home, 1639 Daphne Dr, San Jose. Join us to develop, maintain, or improve your conversational skills. Chair: Nancy Anderson, 408-348-3427.

27      Tuesday      Film Buffs. Meets 1:30 pm. Call Marlene Lamb, 408-497-1555, for location. Chair, Marlene Lamb.

 28   Weds.           Let’s Do Lunch. Meets at 12:30 pm at Viva Neighborhood Eatery, 15970 Los Gatos Blvd., Los Gatos. RSVP Barbara Allen, 408-354-8208. Chair: Joanna Yates, 408-395-2950. Join us for friendship and lively conversation.

29 Thursday      TRAIL CLEAN-UP. Back by Noon hike + coffee or lunch. Meet promptly, 9 AM, Los Gatos. Questions? Jane Bishop, 408-356-7796 or Kay Duffy, 408-867-0508.

December 2018

 3      Monday      Board Meeting. Meets 3:00 pm at the Saratoga Fire Station, Community Room (corner of Saratoga Ave & Saratoga/Los Gatos Rd.)

 4      Tuesday      Conversations in Spanish. Meets 1:30-3:00 pm at Nancy Anderson’s home, 1639 Daphne Dr, San Jose. Join us to develop, maintain, or improve your conversational skills. RSVP to Nancy Anderson, 408-348-3427. Chair: Nancy Anderson. Please note: this is the only meeting for December. New Members and Visitors are Welcome.

 11      Tuesday      Committee for Homeless Women and Children. Meets 11:00 am for annual gift wrapping and holiday potluck at Nancy Anderson’s house, 1639 Daphne Dr, San Jose, 408-348-3427. Chair: Nancy Anderson, 408-348-3427.

13      Thursday      Scenic Hikes and Walks. HOLIDAY HIKE AND PARTY. One of our favorite hikes along the banks of beautiful FALL CREEK, near Felton, followed by our annual holiday lunch on the deck of friendly Hallcrest Winery. Bring “goodies” to share for lunch. Kay provides drinks, plates, utensils. Meet Promptly! 9AM Los Gatos. (If the weather is poor we will walk locally and party at Kay’s at 11:30. Call Kay duffy at 408-867-0508).

 19  Wednesday   Let’s Do Lunch. Meets at 12:00 pm at a Saratoga Retirement Center, 14500 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga. RSVP to Host, Roberta London, 408-741-7645. Chair: Joanna Yates, 408-395-2950. Join us for friendship and lively conversation.

21      Friday      AM Book Review. Meets at 9:30 am for book discussion. Bring a book (good or bad) you would like to talk about. For meeting location, contact chair, Margaret Bard 408-377-6625, or margaretbard@gmail.com. Come and Find Your Next

 27      Thursday      BACK BY NOON HIKE – NO EXCUSES. Exercise after all that holiday food by walking and talking with friends. Bring family too! Meet promptly! 9AM Saratoga

27      Thursday      Film Buffs. Call Marlene Lamb for time and location, 408-497-1555. Chair, Marlene Lamb.

 

 

 

                             

 

 

                                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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