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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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.


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.


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.


Rotary Club of Los Altos awards student scholarships

The Rotary Club of Los Altos awarded scholarships to 17 local high school seniors May 21.

Proceeds from the club’s annual Fine Art in the Park show underwrite the annual scholarships. With three private donations supporting the Billy Russell, Charles Cowan and Kenneth W. Gjerseth scholarships, the total disbursed this year reached an all-time high of $26,100.


E3 Youth Philanthropy program awards grants to local nonprofits

E-Cubed (E3) Youth Philanthropy, a program of the Los Altos Community Foundation, recently awarded $10,000 in grants to seven local nonprofit organizations whose projects address education, human rights and economic justice.

E3 – which aims to educate, engage and empower – awarded grants to STEMist Doll; Kick, Lead, & Dream Soccer; My New Red Shoes; Math Unboxed; Cops and Gobblers; Spice Ain’t Nice; and the Adolescent Counseling Services Outlet Program.


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