Donate blood, listen to an author discuss her book, an extreme yard sale, dancing, movies and a healthcare seminar.
Check out what's happening in and around the city during the next couple of days, and don't forget to add your own suggestions in the comments section below.
- Start the weekend off right by doing something for someone else—donate blood! The will take place on Thursday, May 12 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at at 701 East Middlefield Road. The American Red Cross will hold a series of Northern California Region Mobile Blood Drives that are open to the public throughout May 2011. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or go to redcrossblood.org (Sponsor Code: ALU-MOU) to schedule an appointment.
- Drop by for a on Thursday, May 12 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. She will discuss her new novel “Miss New India” as well as sign copies for lucky fans. Visit the Books Inc. website for more information or phone 650-428-1234.
- Get your rhythm going for the weekend by heading to , where every Thursday, from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m., they features guest DJs spinning hip hop and Top 40, all with no cover charge (excluding special performances). For more information call 650-969-4847 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- If you live in Mountain View, are over 50 years old and missed the critically-acclaimed Oscar-nominated film The Social Network when it hit the theaters, head to the this Friday, May 13 for a 1:00 p.m. start time. Find out what the big deal with Facebook is all about.
- Spend Saturday treasure hunting during the on May 14. Over 100 participants will sell their collectibles, trinkets, do-dads and such from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at . For more information, contact the Recreation Department at 650-903-6331.
- As the baby boomer population continues to grow and live longer, how the federal budget impacts medicare will affect more and more local residents. Stop by the for a discussion with Frank Chen from Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) on Tuesday, May 17 at 12:30 p.m.