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Local bands take advantage of First Friday


Sharon Storms/Special to the Town Crier
Members of MARS fill downtown Los Altos First Friday evenings with the songs of Santana and other classic rock bands.

The next First Friday event is scheduled 6-8 p.m. Friday along Main and State streets in downtown Los Altos.

The monthly events, sponsored by the downtown advocacy group Los Altos Forward, feature extended hours for restaurants and retailers, special deals, refreshments, games and live entertainment.

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Schola Cantorum gathers voices for 'Summer Sings' series

As summer rolls around and choral groups take a hiatus until the fall, Schola Cantorum steps in to fill the void.

Over six Monday evenings beginning July 13, Schola’s “Summer Sings” program provides an opportunity for members from more than 200 local choirs to join together to sing choral masterpieces.

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LAVA to host outdoor movie nights in August

The Los Altos Village Association is scheduled to host free outdoor Friday Movie Nights in August.

Movies are screened 8:30 p.m. on Main Street at the Third Street intersection. Main Street is closed between Second and Third streets beginning at 5 p.m. Attendees may set out chairs, sleeping bags, blankets and picnic items beginning at 6 p.m. Seating is first come, first served.

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Community Briefs

Los Altos sponsors Summer Concert Series

The city of Los Altos’ annual Summer Concert Series is under way.

Performances are scheduled 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at either Grant Park, 1575 Holt Ave., or Hillview Soccer Field, 97 Hillview Ave.

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Los Altos Summer Concert series filled with classic-rock cover bands


Brian Connors, founder of The Shanks, leads his group in performance. The Shanks are set to take the stage at Grant Park Aug. 6.

The Los Altos Summer Concert Series continues this week with another free performance.

Lyin’ I’s – which bills itself as an Eagles tribute band – is slated to perform 6:30 p.m. Thursday on the Hillview Soccer Field, 97 Hillview Ave.

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Community briefs

Amateur radio operators gather for Field Day

The Foothills Amateur Radio Society (FARS) is scheduled to demonstrate the capabilities of amateur radio for Amateur Radio Field Day 11 a.m. Saturday to 11 a.m. Sunday morning.

Amateur Radio Field Day, staged in the field next to Mary- knoll Seminary at 23000 Cristo Rey Drive, Los Altos, will be open to the public noon to 7 p.m. Saturday.

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