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Presentation centers on EU & Brexit

The World Affairs Council Peninsula Chapter and the Los Altos Library have scheduled the presentation “The European Union and the Impact of the U.K. Exit (Brexit)” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Los Altos Youth Center, 1 N. San Antonio Road.

Christophe Crombez, senior research scholar at Stanford University’s Europe Center and professor at the Catholic University in Leuven, Belgium, will discuss the impact of the referendum that calls for the U.K. to withdraw from the European Union, the U.K.’s trade policies with the international community and its willingness to cooperate on issues like immigration.

SV African Film Festival premieres Friday at CSMA

The Community School of Music and Arts in Mountain View is scheduled to host the seventh annual Silicon Valley African Film Festival Friday through Sunday.

The event will showcase more than 50 African films produced by emerging and seasoned filmmakers from nearly 30 African countries, including Madagascar, Ethiopia, Egypt, Tanzania and Nigeria.

Scientist headlines LALE's Science and Tech Week


Silicon Valley scientist Robert Booth is scheduled to discuss his leading-edge research on the use of immunotherapy in the battle against cancer 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 in the Orchard Room of the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Booth’s presentation will highlight the Los Altos Library Endowment’s Science and Technology Week, scheduled Monday through Oct. 23.

League of Women Voters schedules candidate forums

The League of Women Voters of Mountain View-Los Altos has scheduled a series of candidate and ballot-measure forums to expose voters to local and state election topics on the Nov. 8 ballot.

• Candidate Forum for the Santa Clara County Office of Education: 6:30-7:15 p.m. Thursday at the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road

Community Briefs

Costume Bank extends hours for Halloween

Los Altos’ Costume Bank will be open seven days a week Monday through Oct. 31 to accommodate customers in search of Halloween costumes. Rentals are not due back until Nov. 5.

The Costume Bank sells and rents costumes, with a large collection of historical and period costumes as well as ensembles for movie characters, superheroes, witches, vampires, ghosts and more.

Morning Forum of Los Altos lectures now underway

The 67th annual Morning Forum of Los Altos lecture series is underway.

Lectures are slated 10:15-11:45 a.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave.

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