Youth hoops camp tips off next week
Spartan Sports Camp’s Holiday Basketball Camp is scheduled 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 26-29 at Mountain View High, 3535 Truman Ave. Open to boys and girls in grades 3-8, the fast-paced camp focuses on shooting, ball handling and defense. Cost is $65 per day, or $285 for the week. Scholarships are available. Proceeds benefit Mountain View High athletics. To register and for more information, call 479-5906 or visit Spartans SportsCamp.com.
Winter Solstice ride set for Friday night
GreenTown Los Altos’ annual Winter Solstice Night Bike Ride is scheduled 7-9:30 p.m. Friday, starting outside of Peet’s Coffee & Tea, 367 State St. The family-friendly, 8-mile ride goes as far as Christmas Tree Lane in Palo Alto and returns to downtown Los Altos by way of Starbucks near Stanford University for hot chocolate. Participants are encouraged to decorate their bicycles with twinkle lights and sing Christmas carols as they admire the holiday lights on the journey. Registration, which is free, begins at 6:30 p.m. For event and registration details, visit eventbrite.com and search “Winter Solstice Bike Ride.”