The Book-Go-Round: The Friends of the Saratoga Libraries are looking for volunteers for their used bookstore, the Book-Go-Round, in downtown Saratoga. Easy work with a scheduled monthly commitment of 2½-3½ hours. Adults only. For more information, call Bobbi Stek, store manager, 408-868-0376. San Jose Wind Symphony: The symphony presents “SJWS Opera,” featuring mezzo-soprano Layna Chianakas from Opera San Jose. The program includes selections from Offenbach’s “La Belle Helene,” Bizet’s “Carmen,” Wagner’s “Die Walkure” and Puccini’s “Turandot.” Feb. 28, 3 p.m. McAfee Center, 20300 Herriman Ave., Saratoga. $5-$20. sjws.org, 408-927-7597.
But he’s good for a full 45-minute set at the Jazz Gala, where he and Hall will perform classics from the American songbook, “Everything is very spontaneous,” Alpert said, “We’ll play a Tijuana Brass medley and a Brasil ’66 medley, Alpert, of course, rose to fame in the 1960s as the leader of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, while Hall made her name 80s white pointed toe slingback flats by mainframe, white strappy cut out flats, vintage ballet flats, new old stock, deadstock, as the lead singer for Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66, That said, Hall is perhaps best known for her rendition of “Never Say Never Again,” the theme song from the 1983 James Bond movie..
Sunday Morning Meditations: A good opportunity to practice with a group and get your questions answered. The sessions will include a period of silent meditation followed by a guided meditation on a topic from the stages of the path. A short introduction to the topic and time for questions will also be included. Sundays, 10 a.m. Gyalwa Gyatso Buddhist Center, 1550 La Pradera Drive, Campbell. Free. gyalwagyatso.org/sunday-morning-medita tions-with-emily. San Jose Widows and Widowers: Join the group for breakfast and learn more about the association every Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. Goodies Coffee Shop, Bascom and Apricot, Campbell. 408-279-1278.
In documents filed in June, prosecutors said Almena and Harris allowed people to illegally live and throw parties at the artist collective that they altered in violation of building and fire codes, The District Attorney’s Office also focused on two staircases in the two-story, 31st Avenue building, Almena, 47, built the front staircase out of wood, 80s white pointed toe slingback flats by mainframe, white strappy cut out flats, vintage ballet flats, new old stock, deadstock, a ramp or “gangplank,” according to the DA’s office, Harris, 27, is alleged to have blocked the back staircase on the night of the fire, The case is built in part by a March report by Oakland fire and the U.S, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms on the cause and origin of the fire that was turned over to the prosecutors, who found the cause to be unknown but pointed to electrical issues..
One of the first of these will be a concert by the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra scheduled for Sunday at Davies Symphony Hall. Maestro Donato Cabrera will be at the podium conducting a program that will feature the young folks using their increasingly enhanced brains and bodies to perform Maurice Ravel’s “Alborada del gracioso,” Aaron Copland’s “Appalachian Spring,” and Antonin Dvorak’s gorgeous Cello Concerto in B minor, with 17-year-old cellist Elena Ariza as soloist.