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Schola Cantorum voices gather for 'Summer Sings'


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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 next week, Schola’s “Summer Sings” program provides an opportunity for members from the more than 200 local choirs to join together to sing choral masterpieces.

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LAVA hosts 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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Summer library programs encourage youth to read

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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MV Kiwanis Club gives scholarships to local grads

The Kiwanis Club of Mountain View awarded Harry Sforzini Scholarships to graduating seniors from local high schools and Girl and Boy Scouts.

Following are this year’s recipients.

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Community Briefs

City sponsors Summer Concert Series

The city of Los Altos’ free 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. The lineup includes:

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July 4th celebrations set for Saturday Church's long-running pancake breakfast canceled


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“Glorious Fourth” picnic participants take turns trying to knock Police Chief Tuck Younis off his seat in the dunk booth at last year’s event in Shoup Park.

Residents seeking a local celebration to attend on the Fourth of July have several to choose from Saturday, though not as many as in past years. Three long-running celebrations continue this year, while two others have been canceled.

Still going

• The annual Los Altos Hills Fourth of July Parade is scheduled 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Paradegoers will march on Fremont Road, from town hall to Gardner Bullis School, where they will enjoy refreshments and watermelon. Participants are asked to refrain from bringing fossil-fueled vehicles or horses.

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