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Publication Date: Friday, June 03, 2005

Hot tips for a blowout summer! Hot tips for a blowout summer! (June 03, 2005)

Don't sit around bored all summer! Make the best of your break. Get out there and enjoy the Bay Area and all it has to offer. Don't think you're old enough? We've listed events for middle and high school teens, and even you seniors who just graduated. Can't drive yet? Walk, ride your bike, or take the bus, light rail or train. Don't have any money? There's free stuff listed, too. Whatever you do, make every last moment of your summer count. And be safe out there.

SHINOBU with Sputterdoll, Round 3 Fight, Schwank, Holt, Operation Hooligan, MWA. June 3, 5:30 p.m. All ages. Youth $7, Adults $10. Oceana High School, 401 Paloma Ave., Pacifica. DEXTER DANGER with Post None, Operation Hooligan, The Venkmans. June 11, 7 p.m. All Ages. $5. South San Francisco Boys and Girls Club, 201 West Orange Ave., South San Francisco. DEXTER DANGER with Facing New York, DESA, Once Over. June 13. Doors 7:30 p.m., show 8 p.m. $7. All Ages. Bottom Of The Hill, 1233 17th Street at Missouri, San Francisco. JAGUARES One of Mexico's best loved rock bands. June 23. Doors 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. $45. The Fillmore, 1805 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco CAF... TACUBA Mexico's Grammy Award-winning alt-rockers. June 30. $35. Mexican Heritage Plaza, San Jose. Call 408 928 5500. CLUB BARÇELONA Caters to the VIVA 105.7 crowd. Barça plays the latest reggaeton, rock en español, salsa, merengue, hip-hop, house. Fridays and Saturdays. 9 p.m. $10 cover. 18 and older with valid ID. Club Barcelona, 767 N. Mathilda St., Sunnyvale. JUNGLE BAND NIGHT Live music by local teen bands. Punk to folk. Full coffee bar, great acoustic space. Every Friday (except first Fridays) at 7p.m. Jungle Digital Imaging, 542 High Street, Palo Alto. All ages. Call 326-7622. SUMMER ROCK MUSIC CAMP Featuring vocal master class, recording master class, history of rock, music theory, performance class and more. Weekly sessions from July 18 - 22 and July 25 - 29, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Final concert on Fridays at 7 p.m. Ages 9 - 18. Call 369-4971. VOLUNTEER SUMMER INTERNSHIPS Organic farming and gardening, camp administration and community education. June - August, 16-20 hours/week for one month. Minimum age 16. Hidden Villa, 26870 Moody Rd., Los Altos Hills. Call 949-8655. MEDIEVAL MONDAYS Medieval Fighting Tournament. Society For Creative Anachronism researches and recreates the arts and skills of pre-17th century Europe. June 13, 7 p.m. Mitchell Park, 4000 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto. Call 329-2664. COMMUNITY GOVERNMENT INSTITUTE Learn how to organize and run a city. Leadership program for African American high school youth. July 21-24. Sponsored by Leadership Training Academy, Community Development Institute. Application deadline: July 1. Stanford University, Bldg 260, Rm 113, Stanford. Call 327-5846. BREAK DANCE WORKSHOPS Learn air-flares, top-rocks, windmills and more. "The Drop" Teen Center, Mitchell Park Community Center, 3800 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto. Mondays 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Free. All ages. Call 329-2488. HIP HOP AND FREESTYLE DANCE WORKSHOPS Learn routines. DJ and instructor provided. "The Drop" Teen Center, Mitchell Park Community Center, 3800 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Wednesday evenings. Free. All ages. Beginner to advanced levels. Call 329-2488. TEEN OPEN GYM Whisman Sports Center, 1500 Middlefield Road, Mountain View. Sponsored by the City of Mountain View Recreation Division. Summer hours: Saturdays, 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. (except holiday weekends). Free w/valid ID. Middle and high school students. Call 903-6412. MIDNIGHT MADNESS Steps Teen Center, YMCA, 2400 Grant Road. Sponsored by the El Camino YMCA. Saturdays, 7 p.m.-midnight. $2 with school ID. Middle and high school students. Call 694-7211. TEEN CENTER 298 Escuela Avenue. Sponsored by the City of Mountain View Recreation Division. Summer hours: Thursdays-Saturdays 6:30-9:30 p.m. (except holiday weekends). Free. Middle school students only. Call 903-6412. TEEN PROGRAMS AT THE LIBRARY Summer Teen Reading Program - "Just Joust: Dragons, Dreams, and Daring Deeds." Teen Zone, Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin Street. Free. Grades 6-12. Call 903-7042. STEPS TEEN CENTER El Camino YMCA, 2400 Grant Road, Mountain View. Monday through Thursday, 3 p.m.-8 p.m. Free. Middle and high school students. Call 694-7211. UNDERGROUND City of Los Altos Teen Center, 400 University Avenue, basement of Garden House at Shoup Park, Los Altos. Fridays 3:30 p.m.-6 p.m., Saturdays 12 p.m.-7 p.m., Sundays 12 p.m.-4 p.m. High School Only Night, 2nd Friday of the month. Free. Students grades 7-12. Call 917-1332.

Plus, remember these local spots:
Shoreline Lake Boathouse, 965-7474 Laser Quest, 1400 N. Shoreline Blvd., 965-9800 Century Cinemas 16, 1500 N. Shoreline Blvd., 960-0970 Student Prices: $7.75 All-Star Academy Batting Cages, 1250 Grant Road, 961-BALL (2255) Verde Tea & Espresso Bar, 852 Villa St., 210-9986 Tapioca Express, 740 Villa St., 965-3093

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