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LAVA sponsors outdoor movie nights

The Los Altos Village Association has scheduled Friday outdoor movie nights on Main Street in downtown Los Altos throughout the month of August.

The events, which begin at 6 p.m., will also feature bounce houses, a face painter and a balloon artist. Movies begin at approximately 8:30 p.m.

The schedule includes: “The NeverEnding Story” (Friday), “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” (Aug. 22) and “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” (Aug. 29).

Admission is free. Attendees should bring blankets and chairs.

For more information, visit downtownlosaltos.org.

Los Altos offers emergency training

The city of Los Altos has scheduled a free Personal Emergency Preparedness course for residents 6-9 p.m. Tuesday.

Santa Clara County Fire Department personnel teach the course, designed to instruct residents how to be self-sufficient during an emergency.

Topics covered during the training include:

• The impact of an area-wide disaster for individuals and the community.

• Workplace and home safety.

• Emergency supplies.

For more information, visit losaltosca.gov.

Library hosts class on ‘Freegal to iTunes’

The Los Altos Library has scheduled the class “Freegal to iTunes” 2-3 p.m. Aug. 26 at the main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

The class will review how to search for songs in the Freegal Music database and add them to the iTunes library, how to make playlists and how to change the format of the songs in iTunes in order to listen to them on various digital music devices.

Admission is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 948-7683 or visit sccl.org/losaltos.

Santa Clara Corvettes showcases classic cars

Santa Clara Corvettes has scheduled its 38th annual Corvette Spectacular Car Show Sept. 21 on Main Street in downtown Los Altos.

Registration will begin at 8 a.m., judging at 11 a.m. and awards at approximately 3:30 p.m.

The event, one of the largest all-Corvette shows on the West Coast, will feature more than 160 new, classic and racing Corvettes.

Main Street will be closed to car traffic from First Street to State Street but will remain open to foot traffic. Corvettes will line both sides of Main Street. Entertainment includes a live band, raffle prizes and vendors.

Admission is free.

For more information, visit sccorvettes.org.

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