Last Chance: Lollipop Sale, Butter Paddle Anniversary

Other events to sign up include the fall Wine Walk on Sept. 29 and the town's boards and commission volunteer opportunities.


The Lollipop Market will hold its first upscale children's consignment sale Sept. 21-23 at 120 No. Santa Cruz Ave., the former Gap Kid's location, next to Williams Sonoma. The event is planned to be held twice a year, in the fall and spring. Families can shop for name brand, gently used clothing, shoes, toys, books, puzzles, furniture, room décor, rugs, and baby equipment. The business allows sellers to price their items and make between 65 and 75 percent of the profits. All items on sale will be half off on Sunday, Sept. 23.  


The Butter Paddle, 33 No. Santa Cruz Ave., celebrates its 45th anniversary noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. Participants receive a raffle ticket for a gift basket with a $25 purchase. Refreshments will be served. The Butter Paddle is the fundraising arm of the EMQ Auxiliary, which has served the needs of local children in crisis since 1934. All profits from the shop are donated to EMQ FamiliesFirst. Details: 408-395-1678.


You loved it in the spring, and now it’s time to sip and shop once again at the Los Gatos Fall Wine Walk: Downtown and Old Town coming up 1:30-5:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29. See a list of participating wineries, shops and food donors here. Tickets are $40 per person in advance and $50 at the door (if still available). Wine walk participants must be at least 21 and ID is required upon check-in. Check in begins at 1:45 p.m. in the breezeway by Cambric of Los Gatos, 100 No.  Santa Cruz Ave. Details: 408-354-9300 or email the chamber.


Apply now to serve on a town advisory body to make a positive, lasting difference in your community. Applications are due Oct. 8. The Clerk Department is recruiting for open positions on the following bodies: Arts and Culture Commission, Building Board of Appeals, Community and Senior Services Commission, General Plan Committee, Historic Preservation Committee, Library Board, Parks Commission, Personnel Board, Planning Commission and Transportation and Parking Commission. Interviews with candidates are scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 in the Council Chambers. Details: 408-354-6888, or Clerk@LosGatosCa.Gov.


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