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Slow Money South Bay: Bugs and Bonds
Slow Money South Bay, a community of investors and entrepreneurs who seek to nurture a sustainable local economy through knowledge sharing and community participation, will hold one of its monthly meetings, this time featuring an edible insect street food project and a discussion about Richmond's social impact bonds. Aug. 4, 7-9 p.m. Free. Royse Law Firm, 1717 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto.
 

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Silicon Valley Bootstrappers Breakfast - Palo Alto
At this monthly club meeting, community members can join other entrepreneurs to brainstorm and exchange ideas, compare notes and learn from others' mistakes. Attendees will pay a small fee, in addition to the price of breakfast and tip. Aug. 7, 7:30-9 a.m. Prices vary. Hobee's Restaurant, 4224 El Camino Real, Palo Alto.

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Junior League Open House
The Junior League of Palo Alto-Mid Peninsula will hold an open house where prospective members can meet current members and learn about the organization's activities. Light refreshments will be served. Aug. 8, 10-11:30 a.m. Free. The Gatehouse, 555 Ravenswood Ave., Menlo Park.
 

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Lego Club
The next meeting of the Portola Valley Library's Lego Club will offer a chance for all ages to flex their imaginations in building with Legos. Duplo blocks are available for younger builders. Aug. 8, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Free. Portola Valley Library, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley.
 

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Summer Sing: Dr. Magen Solomon
For the final event of its Summer Sings series, Schola Cantorum will welcome choral members to sing Brahms' "Requiem" with the group. Dr. Magen Solomon, artistic director of the San Francisco Choral Artists, will serve as guest conductor. Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m. $13 general; free for ages 25 and under with student ID. Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave., Los Altos.
 

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Schola Cantorum's Summer Sings
Bay Area choral singers can join Schola Cantorum for its weekly Summer Sings, during which participants will sing great works under the baton of respected Bay Area choral conductors. Mondays, July 13-Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m. $13 general; free for ages 25 and under with student ID. Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave., Los Altos.

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Lego Day
The Mountain View Public Library will hold one of its monthly events where community members can use their creativity to build things with Legos. From 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., adults only can enjoy building during lunch. From 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., everyone is welcome. No registration is required. Third Thursday of the month, July 16 and Aug. 20, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Free. Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View.

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Sing and Play Along Ukulele
These monthly meetings at the Mountain View Public Library will bring together beginning and more advanced ukulele players to learn from each other. Attendees can bring their own instruments or play one of the library's. Registration is appreciated but not required. Fourth Monday of the month, June 22-Aug. 24, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View.
 

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English Conversation Club
At this club's weekly meetings, community members can practice their English conversation skills with other language learners and volunteer facilitators in the Menlo Park Library's downstairs meeting room. Wednesdays, June 10-Aug. 26, 10:15-11:15 a.m., 5-6 p.m. Free. Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park.
 

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Kiwanis Club meetings
The Kiwanis Club of Menlo Park meets weekly to work on projects to improve lives and provide community service. Weekly speakers include Stanford University alumni and faculty, community leaders and local business owners. Guests are welcome. Tuesdays, year-round, noon-1:15 p.m. Free for guests. Allied Arts Guild, 75 Arbor Road, Menlo Park.
 

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Rotary Club of Menlo Park
The Rotary Club of Menlo Park is a service club dedicated to working on projects in the community and internationally that meets on Wednesdays. Its members are men and women who live and work in Menlo Park, Atherton and surrounding communities. Visitors are welcome. Wednesdays, July 29-Sept. 30, 12:15-1:30 p.m. $20 lunch. Allied Arts Guild, 75 Arbor Road, Menlo Park.
 

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Mountain View Woman's Club
Mountain View Woman's Club is a charitable organization that meets monthly to work on community projects. Guest are welcome at meetings. First Wednesday of each month, year-round, noon. Free. Mountain View Masonic Lodge, 890 Church St., Mountain View.

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Language Swap
This weekly Mountain View Public Library event will allow community members to both practice speaking a different language and teach a language to others. All levels and drop-ins are welcome. Thursdays, Aug. 6-Dec. 17, 7-8 p.m. Free. Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View.
 

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ESL Conversation Club
This Mountain View Public Library club for those learning or improving their spoken English provides practice opportunities with casual conversation and friendly company. All levels are welcome. No registration is required. Wednesdays, July 29-Dec. 23, 5-6 p.m. Free. Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View.

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Palo Alto Scrabble Club
The Palo Alto Scrabble Club holds meetings each Monday night, holidays included, and welcomes new players of all levels, from tournament champs to beginners. Registration is not required, and attendees can bring their own equipment or use the club's. Mondays, year-round, 6-9 p.m. Free. Corner Bakery Cafe, 3375 El Camino Real, Palo Alto.
 

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ESL Conversation Club (Los Altos)
The Los Altos Library's ESL/English conversation club holds regular weekly meetings where community members can drop in to discuss interesting topics, practice speaking skills and meet new friends. No registration is required. Thursdays, year-round, 2-3:30 p.m. Free. Los Altos Library, 13 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos.