1. A celebration of former Los Gatos Mayor, Councilman and town volunteer and youth advocate Steve Glickman’s life will be held at 11 a.m., today, Saturday, Nov. 19, at Darling-Fischer Campbell Memorial Chapel, 231 E. Campbell Ave., Campbell, with reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in Glickman's name may be made to , aplaceforteens.org; P.O. 1476, Los Gatos, CA 95031; the Southern Poverty Law Center, or the American Civil Liberties Union.
2. , in partnership with the Town of Los Gatos, the and invites community members ages 55 and up to attend a celebration of gratitude at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, , 208 E. Main St. Event is free. Please RSVP by calling 408-354-1514. Attendees are asked to bring a canned good item for
3. Lupin Lodge up in the Los Gatos mountains is organizing a Holiday Bazaar 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, 20600 Aldercroft Heights Rd., featuring beautiful art like hand-blown glass, hand-made hats and other crafts made by local artists, designers and craftsmen. Admission is $10. Details: Cindy at Cindy@lupinlodge.org, or 408-353-9200.
4. Democracy in Action: The hosts a reception to honor the selection of the Los Gatos mayor and vice mayor immediately following an abbreviated 7 p.m. council meeting, Monday, Nov. 21, Town Hall Council Chambers, 110 E. Main Street. Details: 408-354-9300.
5. West Valley Community Services presents "Chefs of Compassion: Cooking for a Cause Dinner" cook-off fundraiser 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19 at the of Silicon Valley, 14855 Oka Rd. Tickets are $100 per person and $1,000 for a table of 10. Emcee will be Mike Inouye, NBC Bay Area traffic anchor. Cooking will be Chef Carlos Sanchez, Parcel 104; Chef Chris Schloss, Cin-Cin Wine Bar; Chef Nanci Wokas, Cooking with Class; and Chef Jay Essadki, Morocco's Restaurant. Details: 408-255-8033. Buy your tickets by clicking here.
One more thing:
The Town is soliciting proposals from artists for banner designs for downtown Los Gatos. The banners will be installed in downtown Los Gatos, in the area surrounding Town Plaza Park. Artists must be 16 years of age or older, and must be a resident of Los Gatos, including its unincorporated neighborhoods. Designs must be on the theme of "The History and Arts of Los Gatos," or of "The Flora and Fauna of Los Gatos." Proposals are due by 5 p.m., Jan. 18, 2012. Details: Regina Falkner, 408-354-6832.