Weekend Preview
Publication Date: Wednesday Jan 1, 1997

Weekend Preview

Friday, Jan. 3

First United Methodist Church presents The Yale Glee Club performing a program of early and contemporary choral music including Poulenc, Mendelssohn, Palestrina, Holst and Meltzer; international folk songs, spirituals, football songs and traditional Yale songs, at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto. Tickets are $15. Call 852-9227.

Waverley Writers features Priscilla Lee, a San Francisco poet who is a Phelan Award Winner and whose work recently won the Greg Grummer Award in Poetry from 7:30-10 p.m. Open readings during second half of program. Friends Meeting House, 957 Colorado Ave., Palo Alto. Free. Call 948-2879.

British Bankers Club presents the Jessie Charles Band, a '70s funk band at 9:30 p.m. at 1090 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. No cover charge. Call 327-8769.

Fanny & Alexander presents live entertainment with No Mercy, a '70s funk band, at 10 p.m. at 412 Emerson St., Palo Alto. Cover charge is $5. Call 326-7183.

Saturday, Jan. 4

"Dreams of Steam: The History of Steam Power" is on display at the Museum of American Heritage, 3401 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. Saturday hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 321-1004.

Holiday Miniatures an exhibit of fine art work of several mixed mediums will have its final show Saturday, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Viewpoints Art Gallery, 315 State St., Los Altos. Call 941-5789.

Stars Palo Alto presents Jennifer Lee, a jazz singer, with piano accompaniment at 7 p.m. at Stars, 250 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto. Show is free. Call 321-4466.

Saturday Senior Center Happenings including entertainment, games, classes, drop-in activities and refreshments from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Enjoy a movie or musical program beginning at 1 or 1:30 p.m. at the Senior Center of Palo Alto, 450 Bryant St., Palo Alto. Call 327-2811.

Sunday, Jan. 5

Elizabeth Norton Gallery hosts a special holiday reception with John Chan and his exhibit of emulsion transfers and color collages in photography, 2 to 4 p.m. at 668 Ramona St. Palo Alto. Admission is free.

What I Did Last Summer by A.R. Gurnery, performed by Bus Barn Stage Company at 7 p.m. at Bus Barn Theatre, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos. p.m. Tickets are $13. Call 941-0551.

Holiday Memories presented by TheatreWorks, will perform its final show at 2 p.m. at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Tickets are $24 adults; $16 seniors and youths. Call 903-6000. @wtease:For the family The Stanford campus is a great place to explore with your kids. Find the most intriguing places by reading Terry Johnston's Kids Day Out column. @wtease:Music Goldfinger is still climbing the music charts with its punk sounds. Check out what has made this band one of the hottest acts to come to The Edge in Palo Alto. Goldfinger plays Jan. 6. @wtease:Theater We preview TheatreWorks' new production, "Voir Dire," a courtroom drama with racial overtones that focuses on a school principal who gets snared in a police drug sting. 

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