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Publication Date: Wednesday, February 08, 2006

Around Town: Allied Arts holds Valentine's Day lunch, tea Around Town: Allied Arts holds Valentine's Day lunch, tea (February 08, 2006)

By Jane Knoerle

Almanac Lifestyles Editor

A Valentine's Day luncheon and an afternoon tea will be held at the Allied Arts restaurant on Tuesday, February 14.

The luncheon seating is at 11:30 a.m. and costs $22. The tea will be served at 2 p.m. and costs $18. For reservations, call 324-2588.

Allied Arts restaurant, located at 75 Arbor Road in Menlo Park, is operated by the Palo Alto Auxiliary for Children. Profits benefit Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford.
Women's chorus holds Hungarian gala

The Peninsula Women's Chorus will hold its second annual fundraiser, "Hungarian Rhapsody," from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, February 25, at the Cubberley Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

The chorus chose a Hungarian theme to go with its spring concert theme and summer tour to the Bela Bartok competition in Debrecen, Hungary.

The February 25 evening will feature a Hungarian buffet, a drawing, silent auction, and Hungarian music and entertainment. The chorus will sing several Hungarian pieces from the spring concert repertoire.

Tickets are $50 per person and include a buffet dinner, wine and dessert. For reservations call 408-252-6448.
Woodside talk on Negro Baseball Leagues

Byron Motley, who grew up listening to stories about the Negro Baseball Leagues from his father, Bob Motley, will tell some of those stories during a talk from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, February 23, in the Canada College main theater in Woodside.

Mr. Motley's father was a chief umpire in the leagues for several years.

The talk will feature film clips from Mr. Motley's upcoming television documentary, "Oh How They Lived: Stories of the Negro Leagues," which includes interviews with former Negro League players.

The talk is free and open to the public. Canada College is located at 4200 Farm Hill Blvd. in Woodside.

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