Community briefsThursday night concert series
The sixth annual Thursday Night Live concert series in Mountain View will start this summer on July 12.
The events on Castro and Dana streets will include local bands, exhibits, and the farmers' market. The summer series will occur every other Thursday in July and August, on July 12 and 26, and Aug. 9 and 23, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
The four bands playing this year are the SV House Rockers, OTR, Metal Shop, and Long Train Runnin'.
Castro Street will be closed between Mercy Street and Evelyn Avenue between and 3 and 10 p.m. VTA buses and employee shuttles serving the Transit Center and Mountain View Downtown will take different routes on the days of the events.
The live music is part of the City of Mountain View Summer Concert Series, sponsored by the city and the Central Business Association.
Summer outdoor movie series
The Mountain View Summer Outdoor Movie Night Series will be held in various parks throughout the city every Friday from July 13 through Aug. 17, starting at 8:30 p.m. The weekly event is sponsored by the city of Mountain View Recreation Division and Youth Advisory Committee.
"Kung Fu Panda 2" will play at Cuesta Park on July 13, "Puss 'n Boots" at Whisman Park on July 20, "The Incredibles" at Eagle Park on July 27, "The Muppets" at Stevenson Park on Aug. 3, "Cars 2" at Sylvan Park on Aug. 10 and "Happy Feet 2" at Rengstorff Park on Aug. 17. All movies are rated G or PG.