Los Gatos-Saratoga | Winter-Spring 2021 | Recreation Guide

EXTENDED TRIPS WITH TALBOT TOURS Tours & cruises in partnership with Talbot Tours. Guaranteed departure & home pick up on every trip! Call 408-335-0973 for more information and a detailed flyer will be mailed to you. IN-PERSON TRIPS - GREAT GETAWAYS We continue to follow State and County guidelines, updating program protocols and participant requirements regularly. Please contact us for more information as to what steps we are taking to ensure the safety of our participants, partners, volunteers, and community. Salesforce Garden, Cliff House and the Presidio with Gary Holloway Explore both the eastern and western portions of San Francisco. Walk through the new 5 1/2-acre rooftop Salesforce Garden, which has garnered rave reviews, and then head west for a lunch at the Cliff House Bistro overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Following lunch, we will drive through of the 1,500- acre Presidio to discover what’s new at this dynamic National Park. Activity Level 2: Moderate Activity Wed. 8:30AM - 5:30PM 1 mtg. 3/24 $125 San Francisco Crime Tour with Gary Holloway San Francisco has been infamous for all manner of crimes since the Gold Rush in the mid-1800’s. Visit the scenes of many of the most notorious crimes, commencing with the Zodiac and Zebra killings. Along the way we’ll find the original People’s Temple of Jim Jones as well as the Chinatown restaurant where a massacre occurred. The Golden Gate Bridge, City Hall assassinations, and murderous waterfront protests will also be covered. Come along with us to discover a different aspect of “everyone’s favorite City.” Enjoy a hosted lunch at the legendary John’s Grill, home of the Maltese Falcon and a favorite haunt of famed mystery writer Dashiell Hammet. Activity Level 2: Moderate Activity Wed. 8:30AM - 5:00PM 1 mtg. 4/28 $125 Filoli Gardens and The Foster Museum The estate took a community of people to create and sustain and was built as a labor of love by many, most of whom migrated or immigrated to the area to build a better life. The tour includes a behind-the-scenes visit to the historic staff vegetable gardens and living quarters. Enjoy an Italian lunch at Cafe Bono before heading off to The Foster, a quiet, contemplative space in which to take a breath from regular life and experience beautiful art and inspiring wilderness journeys. The 14,000 square-foot venue opened in 2016 with a mission to share British artist-explorer Tony Foster’s watercolor diaries and inspire reflection, discussion, and education about art, wilderness, and the natural world. Activity Level 3: Maximum Activity Wed. 8:30AM - 6:00PM 1 mtg. 5/12 $109 RETHINKING GUERNICA, PICASSO & HIS WORK Participants will learn the personal and artistic situation of Picasso in the years prior to the making of the painting, as well as the historical circumstances that led the Spanish Government to commission this work to Picasso. SAGRADA FAMILIA, BARCELONA VIRTUAL TOUR The Basílica de la Sagrada Família, also known as the Sagrada Família, is a large unfinished Roman Catholic minor basilica in the Eixample district of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Designed by Spanish/Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí, his work on the building is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. SEPHARAD SPAIN - A JOURNEY THROUGH SPAIN’S JEWISH HERITAGE Participants will learn how an important section of the medieval city (in the so-called “Gothic Quarter”) was once a successful and flourishing Jewish Quarter until everything came to an end with the riots, Inquisition, and expulsions. Location: At Your Computer BARCELONA HIGHLIGHTS - WALKING TOUR Sat. 9:30AM - 10:00AM 1 mtg. 4/24 $35 DISCOVERING THE MAYANS/CHICHEN ITZA’ Thu. 9:30AM - 11:00AM 1 mtg. 2/18 $35 FLORENCIA VIRTUAL TOUR Thu. 9:30AM - 11:00AM 1 mtg. 4/15 $35 GUACAMOLE & MARGARITY OR LIMONADA WORKSHOP Sat. 9:30AM - 11:00AM 1 mtg. 2/20 $35 HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE PRADO MUSEO Sat. 9:30AM - 11:00AM 1 mtg. 3/6 $45 HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE VATICAN MUSEUMS Thu. 9:30AM - 11:00AM 1 mtg. 3/18 $45 INTRO TO SPANISH WINE/WINE TASTING Sat. 1:00PM - 2:30PM 1 mtg. 2/27 $45 MICHELANGEO’S DAVID Thu. 9:30AM - 11:00AM 1 mtg. 2/25 $35 RETHINKING GUERNICA, PICASSO & HIS WORK Sat. 9:30AM - 11:00AM 1 mtg. 1/30 $35 SAGRADA FAMILIA - BARCELONA VIRTUAL TOUR Thu. 9:30AM - 11:00AM 1 mtg. 1/21 $35 SEPHARAD SPAIN - A JOURNEY THROUGH SPAIN’S JEWISH HERITAGE Sat. 9:30AM - 11:00AM 1 mtg. 2/6 $35 44 View Expanded Descriptions and Register Online at www.LGSRecreation.org Questions? 408-354-8700 ADULTS TRIPS

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