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Week Ahead: Young Writers Poetry Reading, Crabfest Tickets on Sale, Art Exhibits

The Los Gatos Rotary Club's major fundraiser of the year is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 at St. Mary's Church in Los Gatos. Have you bought your ticket yet?

Week Ahead: Young Writers Poetry Reading, Crabfest Tickets on Sale, Art Exhibits
Editor's note: "Week Ahead" is published Monday morning giving Los Gatos Patch readers essential information at a glance—places to go and things to do in town and the surrounding area. For other activities and events this week, check our calendar by clicking here. If you know of any other happenings this week, please add them in the comments' section below. Thank you.

LOS GATOS SARATOGA RECREATION 55-PLUS PROGRAM CLASS 'SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO?'

Los Gatos Saratoga Recreation's 55-Plus program offers a life planning class at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14 at the Adult Recreation Center, 208 E. Main St. The class will be taught by Brian Schwatka and its cost is $42. If you're a homeowner and you're considering a move, there are many decisions that you will need to make. "Should you stay or should you go?" will teach how to make the best decisions for the future. Topics covered include in-home care, reverse mortgages, trusts, wills, taxes, financial and estate planning, repairing and upgrading your home, aging in place, real estate 101, downsizing and moving, estate sales, pros and cons of senior communities and more. To register please click here. 

YOUNG WRITERS POETRY LOS GATOS EVENT

Poetry Los Gatos and Los Gatos poet laureate Erica Goss invite the community to its "Young Writers" event at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15 at C.B. Hannegans, 208 Bachman Ave. The talented writers of Ms. Kristen Austin's Los Gatos High School creative writing class will be celebrated. There will be featured readers, open mike and great food. Details: ericagoss@comcast.net

LOS GATOS ROTARY CLUB CRABFEST AND AUCTION

The Rotary Club of Los Gatos invites the community to attend its annual Crabfest and Auction at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 at St. Mary's Church, 219 Bean Ave. in Los Gatos. Tickets are $50 per person, $20 for youth 12 and under and include all-you-can eat fresh cold crab, Billy's Boston clam chowder, farmers' market salad, garlic bread, pasta and coffee and dessert. Proceeds benefit St. Luke's Episcopal Church of Los Gatos, which helps the homeless, Los Gatos High School student activities, Boy Scout Troop 2 and the Rotary Club of Los Gatos Charities Foundation. The event is still looking for sponsors. If you're interested in supporting this great cause, please click here. To buy your ticket, please click here.

AMERICAN BOHEMIA: THE CATS ESTATE IN LOS GATOS

The History Museum of Los Gatos at Forbes Mill, 75 Church St., presents  "American Bohemia: The Cats Estate in Los Gatos"  noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Exhibit highlights include the showing of home movies of  famous American writer and lawyer C.E.S. Wood and poet and suffragist Sara Bard Field and their families at the Cats Estate, 17525 Santa Cruz Highway. Details: 408-395-7375

ART IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS NEW EXHIBIT

The Town of Los Gatos and the  Museums of Los Gatos have partnered on a new exhibit showcasing renowned Bay Area artists' works of part of the program through Jan. 30, 2014. The program, which has been going on for 13 years, normally presents four exhibits in the chambers, 110 E. Main St., with an evening artist reception being held for each show. The first exhibit features more than 50 artists currently appearing in the Los Gatos Museums Gallery. Details: 408-354-6834.


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