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FilmSummer Outdoor Movie Night: 'Penguins of Madagascar'
Mountain View's Summer Outdoor Movie Night Series will continue with a screening of "Penguins of Madagascar," a family animated film about four penguin secret agents. Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket or a low-sitting lawn chair. July 31, 8:30-10 p.m. Free. Stevenson Park, 750 San Pierre Way, Mountain View.
Film'A Daring Journey' premiere
Eastside College Preparatory School and Concentric Media will host a free premiere of the documentary "A Daring Journey: From Immigration to Education," which follows three individuals who risked their lives to cross the border from Mexico to the U.S. Aug. 2, 7-8:30 p.m. Free. Eastside College Preparatory School, Center for the Arts, 1041 Myrtle St., East Palo Alto.
FilmAlthea Gibson documentary
EPATT will share the West Coast premiere of the documentary "Althea: The Film" about women's tennis star Althea Gibson, the first African-American to cross the color line into international tennis and a champion at Wimbledon in 1957 and '58. Seating is limited, and registration is required. Aug. 2, 4-6:30 p.m. Free. Kissick Auditorium, 641 Campus Drive, Stanford.
FilmSummer Outdoor Movie Night: 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman'
At the next Mountain View's Summer Outdoor Movie Night Series event, there will be a screening of 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman," an animated movie about a genius dog, his adopted son and their time-traveling adventures. Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket or a low-sitting lawn chair. Aug. 7, 8:30-10 p.m. Free. Whisman Park, 400 Easy St., Mountain View.
Film'The Ghost Valley's Treasure Mysteries'
Stanford Global Studies' film festival will continue with a screening and discussion of "The Ghost Valley's Treasure Mysteries," a satirical comedy about a poor farmer who happens upon an ancient burial chamber full of gold artifacts. Aug. 12, 7-9 p.m. Free. Geology Corner, Building 320, Room 105, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford.
FilmSummer Outdoor Movie Night: 'Big Hero 6'
Mountain View's Summer Outdoor Movie Night Series will wrap up with a screening of "Big Hero 6," a comedy adventure that follows young robotics prodigy Hiro and health care robot Baymax as they try to stop a mysterious villain. Aug. 14, 8:30-10 p.m. Free. Rengstorff Park, 201 S. Rengstorff Ave., Mountain View.
Film'Under the Boardwalk: A Ukulele Love Story'
The Mountain View Public Library will host a Saturday matinee screening of the documentary "Under the Boardwalk: A Ukulele Love Story," the tale of how a small house party grew into the biggest ukulele club in the world. Aug. 15, noon-1:30 p.m. Free. Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View.
FilmTwilight Concert Series: 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory'
The City of Palo Alto Twilight Concert Series 2015 will continue with a screening of the film "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory." Local food trucks will be on hand. Event sponsors include the Stanford Federal Credit Union and the Palo Alto Weekly. Aug. 15, 8-10:30 p.m. Free. Mitchell Park Community Center, Courtyard, 600 E. Meadow Drive, Palo Alto.
Film'Counting From Infinity' screening and discussion.
This Commonwealth Club event will offer a screening of the new film "Counting From Infinity," which captures Yitang Zhang's significant insight into one of the great challenges of number theory. Stanford University mathematician Keith Devlin will provide commentary. Aug. 18, 7-9 p.m. $12-$20. Cubberley Community Theatre, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.