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Meet the Superintendent
At this public event, community members can meet the new Mountain View Whisman School District superintendent, Dr. Ayindé Rudolph. Sept. 10, 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Clocktower Coffee, 205 E. Middlefield Road, Mountain View.
 

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Tomato Extravaganza
Gamble Garden will hold its third annual Tomato Extravaganza, where community members can taste, share and exchange tips and knowledge with other tomato lovers. Those interested should visit the website for more info. Registration is required. Sept. 12, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Free. Gamble Garden, 1431 Waverley St., Palo Alto.

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Los Altos Hills Hoedown
This year's annual hoedown will combine live music, a wine tasting, a farmers market and equestrian exhibitions, as well as old-fashioned crafts, games and prizes. Food will be available for purchase from The Boneyard Food Truck. Sept. 12, 3-8 p.m. Free. Westwind Community Barn, 27210 Altamont Road, Los Altos Hills.

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Grandparents Day at Gamble Garden
Gamble Garden invites families to bring a picnic, book, camera and curiosity to its celebration of Grandparents Day. There will be no formal activities, just time to enjoy the garden. Sept. 13, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Gamble Garden, 1431 Waverley St., Palo Alto.
 

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Midtown Ice Cream Social
Midtown Residents Association will hold an ice cream social event, where there will be ice cream, other treats, kids activities, free books and more. City and school district leaders will be on hand to chat and scoop ice cream. Sept. 13, noon-3 p.m. Free. Hoover Park, 2901 Cowper St., Palo Alto.
 

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Mountain View Art & Wine Festival
The 44th Mountain View Art & Wine Festival will boast fine art; live entertainment with Salsa Sunday and a "Mountain View's Got Talent" Stage; many food options; a Wine Haven tasting tent, microbrews, sangria and margaritas; and a Kids' Park, with a bungee jump, Waterballerz and more. Sept. 12 and 13, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free admission. Downtown Mountain View, 500 Castro St., Mountain View.
 

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Literary Trivia Night
BookBuyers will host a literary trivia night, where community members can test their knowledge of everything from Thoreau to the fantasy genre. Prizes will be distributed. Sept. 14, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Free. BookBuyers, 317 Castro St., Mountain View.
 

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Garden Fresh Luncheon
This Garden Fresh Luncheon at Gamble Garden will provide a beautiful setting for a birthday celebration, lunch date, book group or other gatherings. A docent led complimentary tour of the garden will follow the luncheon at 1:30 p.m. Those interested should call to make a reservation. Sept. 16, noon-1:30 p.m. $25 member; $30 non-member. Gamble Garden, 1431 Waverley St., Palo Alto.
 

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Book/Poet Open Mic Night
BookBuyers will welcome authors, poets and storytellers of all levels to share their work with community members during one of its Open Mic Nights. Those with questions or interested in signing up should contact Elizabeth (elizabeth@bookbuyers.com). Sept. 17, 8-9:30 p.m. Free. BookBuyers, 317 Castro St., Mountain View.
 

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Add Janes Reunion
The Add Janes Swim School Committee invites community members to attend a reunion, where former students can catch up with old friends. Sept. 26, noon-4 p.m. Free. Menlo Swim and Sport, 501 Laurel St., Menlo Park.
 

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11th Woodside Day of the Horse - Fiesta de Caballo!
The 11th annual Woodside Day of the Horse celebration will include a free horse fair with a petting zoo, pony rides, riding info and a Wells Fargo Stagecoach. Trail rides will also be offered. Oct. 10, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Free for hore fair admission; $40 progressive trail ride. Woodside Town Hall, 2955 Woodside Road, Woodside.

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Kara's 2015 Walk'n'Run to Remember
This event held by local nonprofit Kara will allow individuals, community organizations and businesses to walk in memory of a loved one, with the goal of bringing hope and healing to the community. Sept. 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. $25 donation to walk; $35 donation to run. Mitchell Park, 600 E. Meadow Drive, Palo Alto.
 

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Inventions and Imaginations
The Friends of "R" House will offer its annual Where History Meets Haunting event series leading up to Halloween, this year entitled "Inventions and Imaginations." Visitors can enjoy a family-friendly steampunk-esque haunted house attraction at the historic Rengstorff house. Evening and family day programs are available. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 23-31, 6:30-10 p.m. $10 advance; $15 at the door. Rengstorff House, 3070 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.

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CSA Homeless Outreach
Twice monthly a Community Services Agency social worker will come to the Mountain View Public Library to offer assistance to low-income and homeless individuals, including information and referrals to community resources. Second and fourth Tuesday of the month, year-round, 9-11 a.m. Free. Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View.

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CSA Homeless Outreach
Twice monthly a Community Services Agency social worker will come to the Mountain View Public Library to offer assistance to low-income and homeless individuals, including information and referrals to community resources. Second and fourth Tuesday of the month, year-round, 9-11 a.m. Free. Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View.
 

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Second Saturday: Art in the Baylands
Each month, Environmental Volunteers will open the upper deck to artists, offering a unique vantage point for painting, drawing or sketching. Space is limited to four artists and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Dec. 13, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Environmental Volunteers EcoCenter, 2560 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto.