Fantasy of Lights: Vasona Lake County Park converts into a drive-through spectacle. Tune in to a special radio station for audio that accompanies the 1.5-mile drive by animated holiday displays. Through Dec. 31, 6-10 p.m. Vasona Lake County Park, 333 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos. $20-$50, pre-paid tickets required. 408-335-2201, bit.ly/gfol. Friends Bookstore: The Friends of the Saratoga Libraries have opened another used bookstore, offering a constantly changing inventory of approximately 500 hardcover and paperback books for adults, children and teens. All proceeds directly benefit the Saratoga Library. Joan Pisani Community Center lounge, 19655 Allendale Ave., Saratoga.
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The Not-so-Secret Life of Charles Dickens: English professor Tim Farrell discusses two dark secrets in Dickens’ personal life, both of which are in pretty plain view in his novels, Aug, 17, 10:30 a.m, Saratoga Library, 13650 Saratoga Ave., Saratoga, sccl.org/locations/Saratoga, ESL Conversation Club: Thursdays, 11 a.m, 13650 Saratoga Ave., Saratoga, sccl.org/locations/Saratoga, Rotary Club: The Rotary Club of Campbell holds weekly lunches with its members and guests to discuss charitable ballet arts dancewear westlake village events, volunteering and leadership programs, Tuesdays, 12:15-1:30 p.m, Uplift Family Services, 251 Llewellyn Ave, campbellrotary.org..
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