Local towns schedule softball game Aug. 18
Celebration of sailing set for Shoreline Lake
Shoreline Lake in Mountain View is participating in this weekend’s Summer Sailstice, the annual family-friendly, global celebration of summer and sailing to raise awareness of the benefits of sailing. Free events – including skippered sailboat rides for kids and racing demos for newbies/nonsailors – are scheduled 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Advance registration is required for the rides and demos. For more information, visit shorelinelake.com.
GreenTown hosts summer solstice ride
GreenTown Los Altos has scheduled an 18-mile summer solstice bike ride 7:30 p.m. Thursday, starting in front of Peet’s Coffee & Tea on State Street in downtown Los Altos. Cyclists will ride to the Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve to view the sunset at 8:32 p.m., then head back to Los Altos via the Stevens Creek Trail, with an optional stop in Mountain View for hot chocolate, coffee and socializing. Check-in starts at 7 p.m.; there is no cost to participate. For more information, visit greentownlosaltos.org.