Community Briefs

Los Altos hosts free summer concerts

The city of Los Altos’ 15th annual Summer Concert Series continues 6 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 3, with free performances alternating between Hillview Park, 97 Hillview Ave., and Grant Park, 1575 Holt Ave.

The lineup and locations:

• Thursday: The Blackouts, Hillview Park

• July 20: None Too Soon, Grant Park

• July 27: Phil ’n The Blanks, Hillview Park

• Aug. 3: Lyin’ I’s, Grant Park

For more information, call 947-2790 or visit

‘Daze’ ahead at MV’s Thursday Night Live!

The city of Mountain View’s Thursday Night Live! series continues 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday and July 27 on Castro Street between Mercy and Villa streets.

The weekly events feature live music, a farmers’ market, a classic-car show and children’s activities.

The music lineup:

• Thursday: Daze on the Green, classic rock

• July 27: The Houserockers, rock and soul

For more information, visit

Museum marks 40 years with garden party

The Los Altos History Museum is scheduled to celebrate its 40th anniversary with a “Summer Garden Party Under the Oaks” 5-8 p.m. July 23 at the museum, 51 S. San Antonio Road.

The dinner will honor community leaders who have supported the museum over the past 40 years, including past museum presidents, major donors, former Los Altos and Los Altos Hills mayors and longtime volunteers.

The event will include a photo booth; a photo wall featuring past events, activities and volunteers; appetizers; dinner catered by Karen Bevels Custom Catering; a no-host bar serving wine, Gordon Biersch beer and Wildcide Hard Cider; and music by MaCaJo Acoustic Folk Harmonies.

Tickets are $50 per person; the deadline for reservations is Tuesday. A vegetarian option is available by advance request.

For tickets and more information, call 948-9427, ext. 14, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sons In Retirement sponsors monthly lunch

Silicon Valley’s Sons In Retirement Branch 35, an organization comprising retired men from all professions, has scheduled its monthly luncheon 11 a.m. Aug. 16 at the Palo Alto Elks Lodge, 4249 El Camino Real.

Featured speaker Jim Colton will report on his quest to play the top 25 college golf courses in the U.S. and find the best local brews.

Luncheons are free to first-time visitors.

For more information, call Membership Director Wayne Dexter at 941-8887 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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