*Due to Covid 19 safety restrictions, all events are subject to being cancelled or modified.  Please see the weekly eBulletin or the home page of this website for upcoming events.*

Fall BBQ

September 11 2021

Come one, come all to the St. Simon Fall BBQ!   We gather in this annual tradition to celebrate being ONE parish.  Join family and friends for food, fun, games and a DJ as we gather after the summer days.

Cash Calendar Raffle      Purchase 2021-22 tickets HERE

Chairs:  Shona Inglis and Viju Sharma

The St. Simon Cash Calendar is designed to create the largest amount of fundraising with the smallest amount of effort.  Our Cash Calendar is a raffle!  Tickets are sold at $10 each and are available online or in the Parish Office.   Buy your tickets today.  You could be our next winner.

Drawings:  (2) $1,000, (12) $500, (2) $250, (27) $100 throughout the year at PLG Events.

**View Winners HERE**

Rummage Sale

September 2022/Chairs:  Pattie Sharrow & Nancy Perkins

The annual Rummage Sale in September is our largest parish outreach to the greater community.  We also see it as a community builder in our parish because people of all ages work together to provide for the wider community and the many charities the Rummage Sale supports.  We spend a month gathering, sorting and pricing items for a two day, intense, lines at the entrance sale where one person’s junk is another person’s treasures.

Monster Mash

October 15, 2021/Chair:  Kerry Smith

Haunted House Chair:  Rene Francois Cervantes

Families of St. Simon Parish gather in costume for a high energy evening of spooky fun.  We transform the Parish Center into a Halloween festival with a Haunted House, games, beverages and snacks to celebrate.  Old-fashioned fun created for all to put us in the Halloween spirit.

Turkey Bingo

November 18, 2021/Chair:  Melissa Moody

Turkey Bingo is a family event for all ages.  Play in a friendly, competitive Bingo competition to win turkeys.   Bring canned vegetables to stock St. Vincent de Paul’s food pantry over the holidays.  Snacks, drinks and laughs with your community – don’t miss out!

Advent Wreath Making

November 21, 2021/Chair:  Beth Moeur

A favorite yearly tradition in our community is coming together to make Advent Wreaths for our homes and having them blessed to start our Advent Season.  Supplies are provided and organized by volunteers.  Teens earn service hours as they help families assemble their wreath.

Festival of Lights Parade

November 28, 2021/Chair:  Philip Stewart

St. Simon proudly participates in the downtown Los Altos holiday parade with our own St. Simon Angel float.  The St. Simon School 8th Grade Cheerleading squad marches alongside our Angels who brightly shine standing by the baby Jesus’ cradle.   Our St. Simon Community begins Advent Season by joining the larger community in crowding the downtown streets enjoying the floats while eagerly awaiting the arrival of our float.  The event is scheduled for the Sunday after Thanksgiving.

Ladies Christmas Dinner

December 5, 2021/Chair:  Sue Marrion

Ladies Night Out!  The ladies of St. Simon Parish gather from all areas of the parish to enjoy a festive evening of dining, drinks and a Christmas Ornament Exchange.   Holiday spirit is strong in this crowd as we celebrate the Christmas Season.

Parish Christmas Caroling

December 12, 2021/Chair:  Melanie Acosta

Bring Christmas joy and smiles through caroling at our local community care facilities during the holiday season.  Join in spirited singing to our community neighbors. The joy and appreciation from the residents at the facilities is priceless.  Join us- the more the merrier!

Crab Feed

January/February 2022/Youth Ministry

A crowd favorite!  The table decoration contest has our parishioners gathering and planning as they choose a theme and create delightful and surprising scenes to enjoy.  Youth Ministry also sells raffle tickets for fun baskets to fundraise for their activities.  Bowls of crab and delicious side dishes are served and the party really gets started.

Parish Auction and Dinner Dance

February 2023

Our largest St. Simon event and fundraiser happens every two years before Lent.  The Auction supports the various ministries of St. Simon and our greater community.   We put on our party dress and come together in an extravagant and exciting evening of competitive bidding over trips, parties, items and services during a silent and live auction followed by dinner and dancing.  What happens at the Auction is the news of the next week- always a good time!

Fat Tuesday Ice Cream Social

March 1, 2022/Coordinator:  Lizzette Vargas-Malpica

A Mardis Gras evening for the children as we celebrate with ice cream sundaes and a Magician before our Community enters into the Lenten Season.

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner

March 17, 2022/Chair:  Tina Lipcomb & Lee Panec

The Parish Center transforms into a sea of green and all ages gather for an authentic corned beef and cabbage dinner and an Irish bar.  Musicians and Irish Dancers entertain from the stage as we are all a little Irish on St. Paddy’s Day.  This event always sells out so buy your tickets early!

Easter Vigil Reception

April 16, 2022/Chair:  Joan Mibach & Helping Hands

We celebrate our newest members of the parish on this most sacred and magical night.  The reception follows the Easter Vigil Mass.  The RCIA Candidates are welcomed into our faith and our church as we congratulate them with a champagne and appetizer reception.

Los Altos Pet Parade

May 14, 2022/Coordinator:  Sierra George

Bring your pet and march the streets of the Los Altos Pet Parade behind our St. Simon Catholic Parish banner.  We love our fur, feathered and scaled friends!

Pancake Breakfast

February 27, 2022

Gather for breakfast with other parishioners after 7:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. Masses.

Donut Sundays

2021-22 Dates:  August 29, October 3, November 7, December 5, February 6, March 6, April 3

Fresh donuts after morning Mass along with hot coffee, refreshing juice served up and enjoyed by the friendly faces of our community.  We gather in Spooncer Hall after the morning Masses to enjoy a treat but more importantly catch up with old friends and get to know new friends.

Young At Heart – Senior Luncheons

Chairs:  Judy Howard & Joanne Schott

The “Young At Heart” meets the 1st Tuesday of each month starting in September and meeting through May.  We begin with Mass at 11:30 a.m, followed by a delicious lunch prepared by our dedicated volunteers.  55 and over gather in the Simon Room following Mass.  Donation:  $5.00