Knotty Lace: Special occasion linens that date back to the 1800s are on display in this exhibit that includes a wide variety of patterns and styles. These special items were adorned with beautiful lace, ribbons, embroidery and other features. Through June 23, Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The Lace Museum, 552 S. Murphy Ave., Sunnyvale. 408-730-4695. California Pops Orchestra: The all-request pops orchestra concludes its season with American Jubilee, featuring works by George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter, John Phillip Sousa, Glenn Miller, Aaron Copland and Leroy Anderson. May 20, 3 p.m. Flint Center, De Anza College, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino. ticketmaster.com, 650-856-8432.
Unfortunately, while Egypt still has its Sphinx, Pisa still has its Leaning Tower and New York still has its Cleopatra’s Needle, San Jose no longer has its Electric Tower, It was lost on Dec, 3, 1915, when winds of close to 75 miles per hour slammed into the structure, When the tower was erected 34 years earlier, the process of coating iron with zinc to prevent rust was unknown, so the threaded joints of the tower had rusted through, It was easy prey to the high winds, One account of its end, in Santa Clara Valley: Images of the Past by Donald O, DeMers Jr., and Ann M, Whitesell, reads, “A crackling and snapping of rods and pipes; a ballet flats with ribbon. rose gold bridal shoes. wedding shoes flats. rose gold wedding. brautschuhe. elehandmade shoes. scarpe warning cry from bystanders and the historic tower at Market and Santa Clara Streets crashed to the platform built for its reconstruction, At about 11:55 o’clock a rod snapped, then another, About 50 feet below the top the huge frame buckled, … The snapping of the rods could be heard for some distance and the few people who were on the streets were enabled to get out of the way.”..
The library is at 6125 Clayton Road, Clayton. Call 925-673-0659. Hours: 1-9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays; and 1-5 p.m. Sundays. Baby & Toddler Story Time: 10:15-10:35 a.m. and 11:15-11:35 a.m. Tuesdays. It is for children ages 0-3½ attending with a caregiver and features short picture books, songs and bounces. Preschool Story Time: 10:30-11 a.m. Wednesdays through March 12. It is for children 3½-5 and features stories and songs. Bilingual Storytime: 1:30-2 p.m. Mondays through March 31. Kids ages 0-5 can listen to stories and songs in English and Spanish. The next session begins Feb. 24.
Lipreading Classes: Audiologist Marcia Fariss teaches free classes through Foothill College’s Community Based Program; registration is required, Mondays; beginning, 10:30 a.m.; intermediate, 1 p.m.; advanced, 3 p.m, Addison-Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos, 408-357-7462, Alcohol-free Happy Hour: The Los Gatos Recovery Center offers a free group for adults where, instead of drinking, you ballet flats with ribbon. rose gold bridal shoes. wedding shoes flats. rose gold wedding. brautschuhe. elehandmade shoes. scarpe will learn some useful ways of thinking and go home with helpful tools instead of a headache or a DUI, Facilitated by Julie Davis, licensed LMFT, Wednesdays, 2-3 p.m, 16400 Lark Ave., Suite 350, Los Gatos, 408-384-9717, losgatosrecoverycenter.com..
Written by Karen Zacarías and directed by Rebecca Wolff, “The Book Club Play” is about a book club being filmed for a documentary by a famous Danish filmmaker, and club members’ reactions to that presence. Secrets are not only revealed, they’re caught on tape in this comedy about books, the people who love them and what can happen when friends start reading between the lines. For more information, including about how to buy tickets, go to www.lesherartscenter.org/the-book-club-play.