THURSDAY HIKERS ... The Avenidas Walkers are a group of senior walkers/hikers who meet Thursdays for hikes of about 2.5 miles to 5 miles. For trailhead and schedule information, contact Mark Alguard at email@example.com.
U.N. FILM FESTIVAL ... The 2001 documentary "Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey" will be shown Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 1:30 p.m. at Little House Senior Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park. Narrated by Sidney Poitier, the film is the story of African-American scholar and statesman Ralph Bunche, who was the first person of color to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950. The free screening is part of the United Nations Association Film Festival for Seniors.
STAGED READING ... Physician, professor and author Ron Rosenfeld will present a staged reading of his 2004 play "Helios" Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 1 p.m. in the Schultz Cultural Arts Hall of the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center. "Helios" is the story of Eadweard Muybridge, a pioneering 19th-century photographer who was hired by Leland Stanford to settle a wager as to whether a galloping horse ever has all four feet off the ground at once. $15. For more information contact Michelle Rosengaus at 650 223-8616 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MUSIC AT NOON ... The musical trio Celtic Sands, who collectively play harp, twin fiddles, guitar, piano, Irish whistle, wooden flute and Irish frame drum, will perform Tuesday, Jan. 22, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Schultz Cultural Arts Hall of the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center. Hot buffet lunch before concert. $20. Early admittance at 11:40 a.m. for those who RSVP by Jan. 20. RSVP to Michelle Rosengaus at 650 223-8616 or email@example.com.
FOOD TRADITIONS ... Culinary historian Erica Peters will discuss the vibrant history of San Francisco's immigrant foodways Tuesday, Jan. 29, at 1 p.m. in Room E-104 of the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center. Peters, director of the Culinary Historians of Northern California, is the author of "San Francisco: A Food Biography." $15. For more information, contact Michelle Rosengaus at 650 223-8616 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ESSAY CONTEST ... The Alzheimer's Foundation of America invites high school seniors to submit essays describing how Alzheimer's disease has affected their lives. The grand prize is a $5,000 college scholarship. Five additional runner-up scholarships will be awarded. Essays of no more than 1,500 words are due by Feb. 15. For details go to alzfdn.org and click on "Teen Scholarship Essay Contest."
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