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First Friday features 'Terrible' performance

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First Fridays in downtown Los Altos always feature a number of live performances.

The Terrible Adult Chamber Orchestra (TACO) will join other musicians filling the streets of Los Altos with music at this month’s First Friday event, scheduled 6-8 p.m. Friday in the downtown area.

TACO is slated to bring its lighthearted approach to the Third Street Green, located between State Street and the North Parking Plaza.

MV Civic Center celebrates 25 years with free performances

The city of Mountain View is scheduled to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the opening of Civic Center Plaza 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

The 25th Anniversary Festival will include free musical theater, comedy, modern dance, ballet and big-band jazz performances as well as screenings of film shorts. Food trucks and commemorative swag will be available.

Dance festival kicks off this weekend in Mountain View

The International Dance Festival@ Silicon Valley features an Electric Lines class taught by Etta Walkton shown here, and various other dance demos.

The International Dance Festival@Silicon Valley is scheduled Saturday through Aug. 14 at the Mountain View Masonic Center, 890 Church St.

The fifth annual event will feature dance classes, workshops and performances.

Los Altos muralist brings life to wall, playground at local schools

Jennifer Walker/Special to the Town Crier 
Los Altos muralist Morgan Bricca unveils her mural for the Almond School community. Bricca has painted several murals at local schools.

Muralist Morgan Bricca has left her mark throughout the country, from an Olympic swim center in North Carolina to a hotel in San Diego.

Super Scouts: Suppiah brothers rapidly rise in the ranks

Ananya Panchal/Town Crier
Brothers, from left, Nico and Alex Suppiah have earned high ranks in the Scouting world in an impressively short time frame.


Just a few years short of being able to drive, the Suppiah brothers of Los Altos have already achieved more than most Boy Scouts.

Aside from sports and school, Alex and Nico have devoted much of their time to earning merit badges, traveling for community service and preparing final reports in pursuit of becoming Eagle Scouts.

Antiques guru evaluates treasures at Los Altos History Museum fundraiser

Antiques adviser and appraiser Steve Yvaska is scheduled to headline the fundraiser “Let’s Talk Antiques” 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Los Altos History Museum, 51 S. San Antonio Road.

Yvaska, author of “The Seasoned Collector” column in The Mercury News, will offer casual evaluations of one personal antique per person.

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