Cupertino Community Briefings for the week of June 24 – The Mercury News


CARES Field Day

The Cupertino Amateur Radio Emergency Services (CARES), a group of FCC-licensed amateur radio volunteers who support the City of Cupertino, will participate in this year’s Amateur Radio Relay League-sponsored field day on Saturday, June 25 at from 11 a.m. at Memorial Park near the Quinlan Community Center, 10185 N. Stelling Road.

Field Day is an annual national event where amateur radio operators, or hams, across the country make as many contacts as possible in a 24-hour period.

For more information on Field Day, visit For more information about CARES, visit

The art wall needs work

The Cupertino Library Foundation and the Cupertino Library and Fine Arts League of Cupertino are looking for artists in Santa Clara County to exhibit their work at the library. The foundation has committed resources to help sponsor exhibits on the Library’s Art Wall, located in the first-floor Reading Room.

Submissions are open to all artists in Santa Clara County who work in two-dimensional media. There are no age restrictions. Illustrations must be original and related to the “Topic of the month”. May’s topic was “Hope During COVID”.

For more information and submission guidelines, visit

“A lot of noise” at Memorial Park

The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival is hosting free performances of “Much Ado About Nothing” from July 23 through August 23. 7 at Memorial Park Amphitheater, Stevens Creek Boulevard and Mary Avenue in Cupertino. Performances take place from Friday to Sunday at 6 p.m.

The production marks the 40th anniversary of the festival’s Free Shakespeare in the Park programme. For more information visit


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