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Ham radio operators gather for Field Day

Members of the Foothills Amateur Radio Society are scheduled to demonstrate the capabilities of amateur radio 11 a.m. June 28 to 11 a.m. June 29.

Amateur Radio Field Day, held in the field next to Maryknoll Seminary at 23000 Cristo Rey Drive, will be open to the public 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 28 and 7-11 a.m. June 29.

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French festival at CSMA features local musicians

Alliance Francaise of Silicon Valley has scheduled its first festival celebrating French classical music June 20 and 21 in the Community School of Music and Arts’ Tateuchi Hall, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View.

More than two dozen Bay Area musicians will present musical works by Maurice Ravel, Ernest Chausson, Gabriel Faure, Andre Jolivet, Darius Milhaud, Francis Poulenc and Charles-Valentin Alkan, in addition to songs made famous by chanteuse Edith Piaf.

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Community Briefs

Library hosts lecture on Meyerhoff Collection

Fine-arts docent Kathryn Zupsic is scheduled to present an illustrated lecture on “Modernism from the National Gallery of Art: The Robert & Jane Meyerhoff Collection” 7:30 p.m. today in the Program Room of the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

The lecture will highlight the exhibition of the same name, on display at the de Young Museum in San Francisco through Oct. 12.

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First Friday event celebrates 'June Joy'

This month’s First Friday festivities, scheduled 6-9 p.m. Friday in downtown Los Altos, feature the theme “June Joy!”

This month’s event emphasizes First Friday shopping for Father’s Day, graduations, weddings and anniversaries, according to event co-organizer Carol Garsten. She said Friday’s event is extended an additional hour due to a city of Los Altos-sponsored concert featuring the House Rockers, 6-7:30 p.m. on the newly installed State Street Green. The green, located on State near the First Street intersection, is closed to auto traffic, with grass covering the street.

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Los Altos main library introduces 3-D printing

The Los Altos main library has scheduled a session on 3-D printing for the home hobbyist 7 p.m. June 24 in the Program Room, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

The program, conducted by industrial artist and designer Ellie Lawson, will include an overview of 3-D printing options suitable for anyone.

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Celebrity Forum announces speakers for 2014-2015 series


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The 47th Annual Foothill College Celebrity Forum Speakers Series, which opens in October and runs through May 2015, features a varied lineup of newsmakers who appear for three consecutive nights.

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District sponsors the series, and founder Dick Henning serves as moderator.

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