The evening will feature activities for all ages. Visitors can browse and shop at more than 60 stores and galleries, many of which offer First Friday discounts as well as complimentary refreshments. Activities will include live bands at various downtown locations, children’s activities at the “Kids Corner” at Veterans Community Plaza (Main and State streets) and receptions at local art galleries.
Live bands and solo performers scheduled to play Friday include Norm Kahan, Sunday Seven, In The Pocket, Jazz Factor, Fully Funded, Owen MacKenzie, Mars, and Mollie and Scott.
Artist receptions are slated 5-8 p.m. Friday for Los Altos photography artist Roy Harrington at Gallery 9 at 143 Main St. and painter Veronica Gross at Viewpoints Gallery at 315 State St.
First Friday is a monthly promotional event sponsored by the nonprofit Los Altos Forward, a program of Los Altos Community Foundation. Los Altos Forward is a volunteer group dedicated to promoting vibrancy in downtown Los Altos. First Fridays are designed to provide fun, social and community-building evenings for local residents.
Los Altos Forward seeks volunteers to join the First Friday Committee, which meets 5:45-7:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Nature Gallery, 296 State St.
To volunteer, for a list of participating businesses and for more information, email Jamie Lucia at firstname.lastname@example.org or Carol Garsten at email@example.com or visit losaltosfirstfriday.org.