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Arts & Entertainment - July 6, 2011

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Atherton Art in the Park Free Summer Concert The Groove Kings will play classic rock at Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park. July 7, 6-8 p.m. Free. Holbrook-Palmer Park, 150 Watkins Ave., Atherton. Call 650-796-5373.

Picasso A deYoung Museum docent will discuss the current Picasso exhibit. July 13, 7-8:15 p.m. Free. Portola Valley Library, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley. Call 650-851-0560. smcl.org

Invasive-weed-removal Workshop The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is continuing its efforts to eradicate slender false brome, a noxious invasive weed, from the Woodside area by hosting a public workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, July 8, free. Independence Hall, Woodside.

Model Railroad Club Open House The West Bay Model Railroad Association holds monthly open houses the fourth Wednesday of every month, and the club is currently seeking new members who are interested in model railroading, regardless of their skill level in the hobby. 7-10 p.m. Free. West Bay Model Railroad Association, 1090 Merrill St., Menlo Park. Call 650-322-0685. wbmrra.ning.com

The Cocktail Monkeys The Cocktail Monkeys cover songs ranging from rock, pop, funk and disco. July 6, 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Fremont Park, University and Santa Cruz Avenue, Menlo Park. Call 650-330-2200. menlopark.org

The Distractions The Distractions play classic and modern rock music as part of Menlo Park's Summer Concert Series 2011, July 13, 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Fremont Park, University and Santa Cruz Avenue, Menlo Park. Call 650-330-2200. menlopark.org

'Mamma Mia Sing-along Movie Night' The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using songs by the group ABBA. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. July 8, 7-8:45 p.m. Free. Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton.

Kids & Families

'Future Hooper Camp' Future Hooper camps are offered for boys and girls grades K-4 to get early exposure to basketball. The camps teach basic skills and offer ways to practice through drills and games. July 9, 9 a.m.-noon. $50. Burgess Center, Menlo Park . Call 650-200-3187. www.babasketballacademy.com

'Hansel and Gretel' SWEET Theatre performs the folk tale with help from the audience. For children ages 4 and up. July 11, 4-5 p.m. Free. Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton. Call 650-328-2422. www.smcl.org

'Vaudeville Follies with Fratello Marionettes' The Atherton Library hosts a puppet show for ages 4 and up. July 18, 4-5 p.m. Free. Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton. Call 650-328-2422. www.smcl.org

Hula Dance The library will host Keiki Pa'ina, a children's party, with Island Moves. The party will begin with a demonstration, followed by a hula lesson. July 14, 4:30-5:15 p.m. Free. Portola Valley Library, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley. Call 650-851-0560. smcl.org

Rock Steady Juggling Rock Steady Juggling's show features music, magic, juggling, plate spinning and unicycling. All ages. July 25, 4-5 p.m. Free. Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton. Call 650-328-2422. www.smcl.org

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