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Grab and Go in Mountain View: Ice Cream Social, Movies in the Park and More

A wacky trio of musicians hit the stage at the park, robot fun with the kids and an ice cream social for young and old.

Where/When: Cubberly Theatre, 4000 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto. Wednesday, 6:30 pm to 9 pm. 

Why Go: Ken Denmead, editor and publisher of GeekDad.com, will dive into the world of hands on fun for the family. Presented by the Commonwealth Club, Denmead will discuss the best Do-It-Yourself projects, experiments and weekend adventures. Denmead will also be available to sign copies of his book after the presentation. 

Pricing: $20 non-members, $12 members and $7 for students.

Where/When: , 201 S Rengstorff Ave, Mountain View, Friday, 5 pm

Why Go: It's the annual Community in Action Team (CAT) ice cream social where neighbors in Castro City come together before the start of the school year for ice cream and fun kid-friendly activities.

Pricing: Free

Where/When: , Friday 6:30 pm

Why Go: This weeks performance is "The Brementown Musicans" where a traveling trio of musicans arrivie in a town that isn't quite fond of new guests. The group eventually wins the town over and earns a hearty supper in the fun-filled musical number. 

Pricing: Free

Where/When: , 650 San Pierre Way, Mountain View, Friday, 8:30 pm

Why Go: This week's feature Disney film is the "The Princess and the Frog," a 2009 release. The family-friendly movie is a story based off the E.D. Baker novel The Frog Princess. With only a handful of Friday night family features left in the summer movie series, this week's choice is the perfect escape for you and the family. 

Pricing: Free

Where/When: 201 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113, San Jose Tech Museum. Open Daily from 10 am to 4 pm.

Why Go: What's cooler than playing with robots anyways? Take the kids and have them explore Mars with a robot rover or design their very own in the brand-new exhibit located in the Lower Level. 

Pricing: Tickets start at $10

Pricing: Free

randy albin August 03, 2011 at 08:54 PM
what are the events at the shoreline boat-park and near rengstorff house?
Claudia Cruz (Editor) August 04, 2011 at 04:26 PM
Do you know of some events taking place at Shoreline Park and Rengstorff House this weekend? Send them to me by email or add it to our events page: http://mountainview.patch.com/events/new Thanks!

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