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By Mahala Herron, @MahalaHerron

2018 Movie Under the Stars: The Lego Ninjago Movie

Enjoy a night of watching movie stars under the stars with your family this Friday, August 17, at Burgess Park where they’re showing the Lego Ninjago Movie. At 8:15 p.m., bring a chair, blanket, snacks, and your family to enjoy the showing. If you can’t make this one, this is a reoccurring event, with Mary Poppins, Sing, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi, showing in the weeks to come.

Take Caltrain to the Menlo Park Station and a swift 7 minute walk to the park.

Fix your Bike at Mountain View Library

Are you broke and your bike broken? Come get your bike fixed for free and receive a few pointers from professional bike mechanic, Ryan Murphy.  Every third Saturday, at the Mountain View Public Library from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., you can use their tools to change your tire, adjust shifting and brakes and whatever else your precious cycle needs.

Take Caltrain to the Mountain View Station and walk approximately 15 minutes to the library. SamTrans ECR Route and VTA Route 35 will also get you there.

“KidChella 2018” Kids Music Festival: The Hipwaders

Bring the kids to KidChella this weekend, Sunday, August 19. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Courthouse Square in Redwood City is hosting this event for its 6th year featuring Andy-Z as the master of Music and Play and The Hipwaders, who were listed as one of the “25 Best Bands for Kids” by Timeout New York Kids. This is a safe environment for the kids to boogie down and enjoy live music.

Take Caltrain to the Redwood City Station then walk 3 minutes to the concert or take SamTrans ECR Route.

Outdoor Sculpture Walk

Nearly 100 sculptures are featured in Stanford University’s outdoor art collection. From figurative to abstract works all throughout the ages, the Cantor Arts Center has it all. Sunday, August 19, beginning at 11:30 a.m., witness the marble statues that the center holds, as well as the work of Auguste Rodin, Beverly Pepper, Mark di Suvero, and more.

Take Caltrain to the Palo Alto Station then walk 20 minutes to the event or take SamTrans ECR Route, then the Stanford Shuttle X.

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Mahala Herron is one of the San Mateo County Transit District’s summer interns. She studies at UCLA and is from Oakland. She is interning in the District’s communications department.

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