Fundraiser supports ovarian cancer research

The fifth annual Toasting to Teal event, a fundraiser for ovarian cancer research, is scheduled 5 p.m. Saturday at Nature Gallery, 296 State St., Los Altos.

The event will feature live music, appetizers and drinks, a pop-up spa and a silent and live auction.


Save the Date

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Sept. 11

“Hometown Heroes,” the Community Services Agency’s annual recognition breakfast, 7:15-9 a.m. at the Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View. Information:


Community Briefs

Final summer concert scheduled Thursday

The Shanks will perform the final concert in the city of Los Altos’ Summer Concert Series 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Grant Park, 1575 Holt Ave.

Admission is free. Lawn seating is limited, so organizers recommend that concertgoers arrive early.


It's showtime: LAVA's Friday Movie Nights return next week

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Downtown Friday Movie Nights are popular with kids.

The street is closed and the sun is setting as families and friends get their popcorn and blankets ready – it’s outdoor movie night in Los Altos.

The summer tradition returns next week, with movies scheduled Fridays Aug. 7-28 on Main Street at the Third Street intersection.


Rengstorff House hosts garden concert series

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The Rengstorff Arts Festival concert series is slated to kick off with San Jose Taiko 2 p.m. Sunday at Rengstorff House, 3070 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.

Additional concerts in the series, all scheduled 2 p.m. at Rengstorff House:


Library Briefs

Libraries push for teen participation

Santa Clara County libraries, including the main and Woodland branches in Los Altos, have issued a “Summer Challenge” with the aim to inspire teens to read.

The “Summer Challenge” program, which runs through Aug. 15, encourages participants to read and discover their inner heroes. Other programs for youth ages 13-18 include tech workshops, henna art and graphic novel workshops.


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