Special Events

Friends Bookstore: The Friends of the Los Gatos Library Bookstore is open in the old library. Gently used fiction, nonfiction, children’s books and DVDs are priced to sell quickly. Store hours are Tuesday-Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Civic Center Plaza, 110 E. Main St., Los Gatos. 408-399-5700, www.friendsoflglibrary.org.

Saratoga Friends Book-Go-Round: The Friends of the Saratoga Libraries’ Book-Go-Round is supplied by donations and run by volunteers with all proceeds going to support the Saratoga Library. Inventory is constantly changing, with everything from barely used current titles to book club favorites to collectibles and art books. Store hours are Sunday-Friday, noon-5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. 14410 Oak St., Saratoga. 408-867-5552, [email protected], http://www.bookgoround.com.

Seniors

Live Oak Adult Day Services: Seniors can get breakfast, lunch and a snack and participate in activities such as yoga, music, art and bingo. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. www.liveoakadultdaycareorg, 408-354-4782.

Campbell Adult Center: The city of Campbell’s Recreation and Community Services Department offers services and programs for adults 50 and older. Campbell Community Center, 1 W. Campbell Ave., room C-33. 408-866-2146.

Westhope Senior Activities Center: Come for family-style lunch Mondays at noon; a small donation is requested. Other activities include line dancing, Mondays at 9:30 a.m. All seniors are welcome. Westhope Presbyterian Church, 12850 Saratoga Ave., Saratoga.

Family/Youth

Preschool Story Time: Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. Saratoga Library, 13650 Saratoga Ave., Saratoga. sccl.org/locations/Saratoga.

Theater/Arts

Tom Papa: The head writer and weekly guest on NPR’s “Live From Here” performs as part of Montalvo’s Carriage House Concert Series. Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m. Montalvo Arts Center, 15400 Montalvo Road, Saratoga. $43-$48. montalvoarts.org, 408-961-5858.

She Loves Me: South Bay Musical Theatre presents the Tony-winning musical comedy by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick that recalls the plot of “The Shop Around the Corner.” Through Feb. 15. Saratoga Civic Theater, 13777 Fruitvale Ave., Saratoga. $20-$39. www.SouthBayMT.com, 408-266-4734.

Violins of Hope:  New Museum Los Gatos presents “In the Artist’s Studio: The Violin Workshop of Amnon and Avshalom Weinstein.” The NUMU exhibition presents a virtual experience of the Tel Aviv violin workshop were the father and son luthiers restore violins played by European Jews before, during and after the Holocaust. Through April 26. New Museum Los Gatos, 106 E. Main St., Los Gatos. 408-354-2646, numulosgatos.org.

Lectures/Meetings

Introductory Yoga Class: Mondays, 7 p.m. 13650 Saratoga Ave., Saratoga. www.sccl.org/locations/saratoga.
ESL Conversation Class: A joint program of the library and Campbell Adult and Community Education. Meets Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon. Campbell Library 77 Harrison Ave., Campbell. www.sccl.org/campbell, 408-866-1991.

Creative Writers Group: Share your writing, give others feedback and learn how to improve your writing. Every second and fourth Saturday, 11 a.m.  Library Conference Room, Los Gatos Library, 100 Villa Ave. 408-399-5784, www.losgatos.ca.gov/42/los-gatos-library.

Drop-in Tech Tutoring: Tech tutors can help you learn to use your laptop, phone or tablet. Tuesdays, 1 p.m. Technology Lab, Los Gatos Library, 100 Villa Ave. 408-399-5784, www.losgatos.ca.gov/42/los-gatos-library.

Los Gatos Art Association: Professional and amateur artists meet to share their art and see demonstrations by well-known artists. Every second Sunday, 1-3 p.m. Congregation Shir Hadish, 20 Cherry Blossom Lane, Los Gatos. www.lgaa.org.

Art History Group: Led by Kathy Kelley, author of “Art History Through the Ages.” Meets the second Monday of each month, 3-4:30 p.m. Adult Recreation Center, 208 E. Main St., Los Gatos. Free for 55 Plus program members; $5 per meeting for non-members. 408-354-1514, www.lgsrecreation.org.

Eating Disorders and Body Image Support Groups: The Eating Disorders Resource Center offers free support groups to create a safe space for those struggling with eating disorders and body image dissatisfaction. The groups are unstructured and open to all ages, genders and types of eating issues. Meetings are the first and third Wednesdays of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. EDRC Office, Mission Oaks Hospital, 15891 Los Gatos-Almaden Road, Los Gatos.

Submit a listing by emailing information about your event to [email protected]. Deadline is noon, two weeks prior to Friday’s publication.

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