Update on the April 5th First Friday!

First Friday planned in Downtown Los Altos on April 5th, from 6-8pm

You’re invited to the First Friday festivities in Downtown Los Altos on April 5th, 2013 from 6-8pm.  “Fun & Games” is the theme of the evening.  The evening packs in a number of great activities for visitors of all ages.

  • Browse and shop at the open stores and galleries, many providing First Friday discounts and scrumptious refreshments and beverages.
  • While in the stores, search for hidden pictures and get a drawing entry.
  • Enjoy and participate in fun games being played along the streets.
  • Listen to creative musicians throughout downtown
  • Enter the drawing for many gift certificates donated by local stores and restaurants.

A few of the musicians performing include 37th Parallel, Plaka, Jazz Therapy, Los Altos High Music Group, and the Los Altos Chamber Orchestra .

You can enter the First Friday drawing for merchant gift certificates either by purchasing merchandise during the First Friday (get one drawing entry per $25 spent that evening) or by participating in the game.

The First Friday headquarters at 242 State Street is the place to pick up programs, get information, and register for the drawing.

Mark your calendar for this fun evening, beginning at 6pm. And as always, over 20 downtown restaurants will be open and serving a wide selection of cuisines.  All activities are indoors so rain will not dampen the evening.  There is plenty of free parking.

First Fridays are sponsored by the following generous merchants and organizations:

  • Gold Sponsors:  BK Collections, Los Altos Community Foundation, Los Altos Town Crier, Los Altos Community Chiropractic, and Nature Gallery.
  • Silver Sponsors:  Fast Frame, Fiesta Vallarta, Gallery 9 of Los Altos, and Los Altos Hardware, Lulu’s on Main.

Some of the participating merchants include:

  • Adventure Toys
  • Apricot Lane
  • Area 151
  • Baskin Robbins Los Altos
  • BK Collections
  • Bumble Café
  • Costume Bank
  • Cover Story
  • Cranberry Scoop
  • Earthworks
  • Gallery 9 Los Altos
  • Gourmet Works
  • JB&B Jewelers
  • Linden Tree
  • Maria’s France-Italy-England
  • Nature Gallery
  • On Your Mark
  • Peet’s
  • Peninsula Beauty Supply
  • Pet’s Delight
  • Present
  • Skateworks
  • Therapy
  • Village Stationers
  • Yum Yum Tree

First Fridays are organized by Los Altos Forward, a volunteer group dedicated to promoting vibrancy in our downtown.  First Fridays are one of the group’s initiatives and provide a fun, social, and community-building evening for residents of Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and surrounding communities. For more information about First Fridays visit losaltosfirstfriday.org or email info@losaltosfirstfriday.org .

Los Altos Forward is a program of the Los Altos Community Foundation, www.losaltoscf.org .

 

Attend the April 5th First Friday from 6-8pm!

You’re invited to the First Friday festivities in Downtown Los Altos on April 5th, 2013 from 6-8pm.  “Fun & Games” is the theme of the evening.  The evening packs in a number of great activities for visitors of all ages.

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  • Browse and shop at the open stores and galleries, many providing First Friday discounts and scrumptious refreshments and beverages.
  • Listen to creative musicians throughout downtown
  • Enjoy and participate in fun games being played along the streets.
  • Enter the drawing for many gift certificates donated by local stores and restaurants.

A few of the musicians performing include 37th Parallel, Plaka, Jazz Therapy, Los Altos High Music Group, and the Los Altos Chamber Orchestra .

You can enter the First Friday drawing for merchant gift certificates either by purchasing merchandise during the First Friday (get one drawing entry per $25 spent that evening) or by participating in the game.

See you then!

4-5-13 First Friday Map for web site

First Friday planned in Downtown Los Altos on March 1st, from 6-8pm

You’re invited to the First Friday festivities in Downtown Los Altos on March 1st, 2013 from 6-8pm.  Browse and shop at the open stores and galleries, many providing First Friday discounts and delectable refreshments and beverages.

The streets will be alive with creative musicians featuring a distinctive variety of tunes.  Performers include Quartet 13, Parhelion Ensemble, Quarter Tones, Cup Roman, and a quartet from the Los Altos Chamber Orchestra, and Cup Roman.  A number of these performers attend Los Altos or Mountain View High Schools.

Mark your calendar for this fun evening, beginning at 6pm. And as always, over 20 downtown restaurants will be open and serving a wide selection of cuisines.  All activities are indoors or covered so rain will not dampen the evening.  Plenty of free parking.

This First Friday is sponsored by the Los Altos Community Foundation and the Los Altos Town Crier.

Some of the participating merchants include:

  • Adventure Toys
  • Alabasta The Flower Shop
  • Apricot Lane
  • Area 151
  • Baskin Robbins Los Altos
  • BK Collections
  • Costume Bank
  • Cranberry Scoop
  • Gallery 9 Los Altos
  • Gourmet Works
  • JB&B Jewelers
  • Linden Tree
  • Maria’s France-Italy-England
  • Nature Gallery
  • On Your Mark
  • Peninsula Beauty Supply
  • Play Los Altos
  • Skateworks
  • Starbucks Coffee Company
  • Therapy

First Fridays are organized by Los Altos Forward, a volunteer group dedicated to promoting vibrancy in our downtown.  First Fridays are one of the group’s initiatives and provide a fun, social, and community-building evening for residents of Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and surrounding communities.  For more information about First Fridays visit losaltosfirstfriday.org or email info@losaltosfirstfriday.org .

Los Altos Forward is a program of the Los Altos Community Foundation, www.losaltoscf.org .

Next First Friday is February 1st

First Friday planned in Downtown Los Altos on February 1st, from 6-8pm

You’re invited to the First Friday festivities in Downtown Los Altos on February 1st, 2013 from 6-8pm. “Valentines Sweets Tour” is the theme of the evening. The evening packs in a number of great activities for visitors of all ages.
* Browse and shop at the open stores and galleries, many providing First Friday discounts and scrumptious refreshments and beverages.
* Listen to creative musicians throughout downtown
* Play the fun “Find the Sweets” game at participating merchants
* Enter the drawing for many gift certificates donated by local stores and restaurants.

A few of the musicians performing include 37th Parallel, The Latin Band, Woody Arnold.

You can enter the First Friday drawing for merchant gift certificates either by purchasing merchandise during the First Friday (get one drawing entry per $25 spent that evening) or by participating in the “Find the Sweets” game.

The First Friday headquarters at 164 Main is the place to pick up programs, get information, and register for the drawing.

Mark your calendar for this fun evening, beginning at 6pm. And as always, over 20 downtown restaurants will be open and serving a wide selection of cuisines. All activities are indoors so rain will not dampen the evening. Plenty of free parking.

This First Friday is sponsored by the Los Altos Community Foundation and the Los Altos Town Crier.

 

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Some of the participating merchants include:

  • Adventure Toys
  • Alabasta The Flower Shop
  • Apricot Lane
  • Aurobora
  • Baskin Robbins Los Altos
  • BK Collections
  • Bubble Kids
  • Christian
  • Cooks’ Junction
  • Costume Bank
  • Cover Story
  • Cranberry Scoop
  • Discovery Shop
  • Earthworks
  • Footwear etc.
  • Gallery 9 Los Altos
  • Gitane
  • Gourmet Works
  • JB&B Jewelers
  • Linden Tree
  • Maria’s France-Italy-England
  • Nature Gallery
  • On Your Mark
  • Peninsula Beauty Supply
  • Pet’s Delight
  • Present
  • Viewpoints Gallery
  • Village Stationers

First Fridays are organized by Los Altos Forward, a volunteer group dedicated to promoting vibrancy in our downtown. First Fridays are one of the group’s initiatives and provide a fun, social, and community-building evening for residents of Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and surrounding communities. For more information about First Fridays visit losaltosfirstfriday.org or email info@losaltosfirstfriday.org .

Los Altos Forward is a program of the Los Altos Community Foundation, www.losaltoscf.org

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Join us for the December 7th First Friday!

First Friday festivities planned in Downtown Los Altos on December 7, 2012 from 6-10pm

You’re invited to the First Friday festivities in Downtown Los Altos on December 7, 2012 from 6-10pm. “All Aboard for the Holidays” is the theme of this month’s First Friday. The evening packs in a number of great activities for visitors of all ages:

From 6-8pm:
• Browse and shop at the open stores and galleries, many providing First Friday discounts and scrumptious refreshments and beverages.
• Jump on the locomotive and enjoy a free ride around downtown.
• Sit on Santa’s lap at 359 State Street
• Play the fun “Find the Train Ticket” game.
• Listen to creative musicians and carolers throughout downtown
• Enter the drawing for many gift certificates donated by local stores and restaurants. Get an entry ticket either by purchasing merchandise during the First Friday or by participating in the Train Ticket game.
And, from 7:30-10pm:
• Come enjoy beverages, refreshments, and lively music at the Holiday Party, 359 State Street. Refreshments, beer and wine will be served.

The First Friday headquarters is the place to pick up programs, get information, visit Santa, register for the drawing, and beginning at 7:30, attend the holiday party.

Mark your calendar for this fun evening, beginning at 6pm. And as always, downtown restaurants will be open and serving a wide selection of cuisines. All activities are indoors so rain will not dampen the evening. Plenty of free parking.

Sponsors who generously contributed to the First Friday event include.
• Platinum Sponsors include BK Collections, Los Altos Community Foundation, Nature Gallery, and Passerelle Investment Company.
• Silver Sponsors include The Assistance League, Everbank, Gitane Style, and Gordon Biersch

Participating Merchants include:
• Adventure Toys
• Alabasta The Flower Shop
• Apricot Lane
• Area 151
• Baskin Robbins Los Altos
• BK Collections
• Brian Davino Florist
• Bubble Kids
• Bumble Café
• Christian
• Cooks’ Junction
• Costume Bank
• Cranberry Scoop
• Discovery Shop
• Earthworks
• Gallery 9 Los Altos
• Gitane
• Gourmet Works
• JB&B Jewelers
• Kula Sweet
• Linden Tree
• Maria’s France-Italy-England
• Nature Gallery
• On Your Mark
• Paperwhirl
• Peninsula Beauty Supply
• Pet’s Delight
• Play Los Altos
• Smythe & Cross
• Viewpoints Gallery
• Village Stationers

First Fridays are organized by Los Altos Forward, a volunteer group dedicated to promoting vibrancy in our downtown. First Fridays are one of the group’s initiatives and provide a fun, social, and community-building evening for residents of Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and surrounding communities.

Los Altos Forward is a program of the Los Altos Community Foundation. For more information visit losaltosfirstfriday.org or email info@losaltosfirstfriday.org .

Many merchants participating in the November 2nd First Friday!

Downtown Los Altos will host another monthly First Friday event on November 2nd, 2012 from 6-8pm.  During this evening:

  • Visitors can shop at the open stores and galleries from 6-8pm.  Many will be providing First Friday discounts and scrumptious refreshments. The list below details the open merchants and some of the activities they are doing.
  • A number of merchants will donate a portion of their proceeds toward veterans’ causes in honor of the upcoming Veterans Day.
  • A variety of musical groups plan to play along State and Main streets
  • Over 20 downtown restaurants will be open and offering fine cuisines from around the world.
  • As always, all parking is free.

Participating merchants and some of their promotions are below. A number of them will be donating a portion of their proceeds toward the Foothill College Veterans Resource Center.

  • Adventure Toys – will donate a portion of proceeds to Veterans Resource Center  
  • Alabasta The Flower Shop     
  • Apricot Lane – 30% off entire store
  • Area 151 – FREE Ticket Tote with purchase over $10 in Tokens
  • Baskin Robbins Los Altos        
  • BK Collections – will donate a portion of proceeds to Veterans Resource Center
  • Brian Davino Florist – 10% off purchases that evening
  • Christian         
  • Costume Bank – Drawing for gift certificate
  • Cover Story – Annual Holiday Open House
  • Gallery 9 Los Altos – will donate a portion of proceeds to Veterans Resource Center         
  • Gitane
  • JB&B Jewelers – 10% of proceeds donated to Veterans Resource Center
  • Kula Sweet     
  • Linden Tree    
  • Maria’s France-Italy-England  – 30/30 promo for the Humane Society Silicon Valley
  • Nature Gallery – Smart Pens For Vets Fundraiser party with music from 5-8pm
  • On Your Mark
  • Paperwhirl –  15% off First Friday purchases
  • Peninsula Beauty Supply – 10% of proceeds donated to Veterans Resource Center
  • Skateworks – free skateboarding
  • Starbucks Coffee Company    
  • Viewpoints Gallery     
  • Village Stationers – 10 % of proceeds donated to Veterans Resource Center

First Fridays are organized by Los Altos Forward, a volunteer group dedicated to promoting vibrancy in our downtown.  First Fridays are one of the group’s initiatives and provide a fun, social, and community-building evening for residents of Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and surrounding communities. For more information about First Fridays visit losaltosfirstfriday.org or email info@losaltosfirstfriday.org .

Los Altos Forward is a program of the Los Altos Community Foundation, www.losaltoscf.org .