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Clubs/MeetingsLunch with the League
At its monthly lunch event, League of Women Voters of the Los Altos-Mountain View Area will host Scott Haywood, policy and community relations manager for Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, who will discuss Envision Silicon Valley. The program will assess transportation needs and solutions, including a possible sales tax ballot measure for funding. Those interested must RSVP by April 15. April 17, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $27. Ristorante Bella Vita, 376 First St., Los Altos.
Clubs/MeetingsToastmasters speech contest
Toastmasters Division C International Speech & Tall Tales Contest will be held at Palo Alto City Hall. Guests are welcome to attend. Visit the website for more info. April 21, 6-9 p.m. $5 by noon on April 20; $7 walk in. Palo Alto City Council Chambers, 250 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto.
Clubs/MeetingsPeninsula Gem & Geology Society meeting
This month's meeting of the Peninsula Gem & Geology Society will focus on earthquakes, exploring the topic through a video and displays of fractured rocks. There will also be a door prize drawing, as well as rocks and related items available by silent auction. Refreshments will be served. April 22, 7-8:30 p.m. Free. Shoup Park Garden House, 400 University Ave., Los Altos.
Clubs/MeetingsGarden Club of Los Altos plant sale and talk
The Garden Club of Los Altos will offer two special events, a plant and bake sale from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. and a talk at 1:30 p.m. called "Edible Landscaping" by Rosalind Creasy, who has promoted cooking from the garden since the '70s. April 28, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $10 talk. Los Altos Lutheran Church, 460 S. El Monte Ave., Los Altos.
Clubs/MeetingsESL Conversation Club in Los Altos
The Los Altos Library will host a weekly ESL Conversation Club, where those new to speaking English can practice their conversational skills. Basic English skills are needed; no registration is required. The library is also looking for volunteer facilitators for the club. Thursdays, March 12-June 4, 2-3:30 p.m. Free. Los Altos Library, 13 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos.
Clubs/MeetingsThe Women's Financial Revolution Project
At this monthly meet-up, Teresa Dentino, founder of The Financial 411, will lead women in learning about and discussing concepts and behaviors that impact financial security and confidence. Third Tuesday of the month, year-round, 7-8 p.m. $7. Private location, address provided upon registration, Portola Valley.
Clubs/MeetingsEnglish Conversation Club
At this club's weekly meetings, community members can practice their English conversation skills with other language learners and volunteer facilitators in the Menlo Park Library's downstairs meeting room. Wednesdays, April 22-June 24, 5-6 p.m. Free. Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park.
Clubs/MeetingsESL Conversation Club in Mountain View
This weekly club at the Mountain View Public Library provides a place to practice English conversation skills with friendly company. All levels are welcome; no registration is required. Wednesdays, April 1-July 1, 5-6 p.m. Free. Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View.
This weekly Mountain View Public Library event will allow community members to both practice speaking a different language and teach a language to others. All levels and drop-ins are welcome. Thursdays, April 2-July 2, 7-8 p.m. Free. Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View.
Clubs/MeetingsMountain View Woman's Club
Mountain View Woman's Club is a charitable organization that meets monthly to work on community projects. Guest are welcome at meetings. First Wednesday of each month, year-round, noon. Free. Mountain View Masonic Lodge, 890 Church St., Mountain View.