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PLAYFWD 3-5K Walk and Run
PLAYFWD, an organization seeking to provide education and sports opportunities to children across the globe, will hold a 3 to 5 kilometer walk and run event to help raise funds. Aug. 9, 9 a.m.-noon. $50/person; $120/four family members. Canada College, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Woodside.
 

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Friends of Mountain View Library Book Sale
Friends of Mountain View Library will hold a book sale to raise funds at the library's Bookmobile Garage. Members of the organization can enter at 9 a.m. on Saturday, and a bag sale will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Aug. 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Aug. 10, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Prices vary. Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View.
 

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Relay for Life of Menlo Park
Participants in the Relay for Life of Menlo Park will walk, jog, hop and skip for 24 hours to support cancer research and treatment. There will be food, music, games, entertainment, a midnight movie, raffle, prizes and more. Visit website for more information. Aug. 9-10, Free; donations. Burgess Park, 701 Laurel St., Menlo Park.
 

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Moonlight Run and Walk
A unique experience, these 5K and 10K runs and 5K walk will take place under the moon along the levees at the Palo Alto Baylands. Music, sponsor booths and other activities will be on hand. The event helps to raise money for the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund. Sept. 5, 7 p.m. $35 adult; $25 youth age 6-12; free for children under 5 and under. Palo Alto Baylands, 1900 Geng Road, Palo Alto.

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Kara 2014 Walk 'n' Run to Remember
For this event held by local nonprofit Kara, community members are invited to walk a 5K or run a 3K in support of those navigating grief and loss. Oct. 4, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. $25/walker; $35/runner. Mitchell Park, 600 E. Meadow Drive, Palo Alto.

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Fall Fling & Golf Classic
Family & Children Services of Silicon Valley will hold their fifth annual Fall Fling & Golf Classic, allowing visitors to play golf, have a catered lunch, attend a clinic, enjoy dinner and entertainment, and participate in a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit emotional and mental health services for children, teens and adults in Silicon Valley. October 13, 9:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Prices vary. Palo Alto Hills Golf & Country Club, 3000 Alexis Drive, Palo Alto.

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Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame
Junior Achievement's annual fundraiser will celebrate the role of Bay Area business executives in the success of students in the organization's programs. Contact Junior Achievement for additional information. November 6, 5 p.m. $375/person; table and other prices offered. Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.