HAYWARD -- A free outdoor concert and movie take place Friday at City Hall Plaza.
The rock 'n' roll band Sector 7 will perform beginning at 5:30 p.m., and the movie "The Muppets" starts at 8:15 p.m.
The concert is part of the city's summer series. Later concerts include rockers Jeff Cree and Sunny Gunn's Firestorm on Aug. 24 and a rockabilly group, the Stay Away Joes, on Sept. 28. In addition, a Mariachi Festival is scheduled for Oct. 12.
Two more movies will be shown this summer: "The Smurfs" on Aug. 24 and "The Lorax" on Sept. 28. The concerts are sponsored by the city and the Hayward Area Recreation and Park District.
The concerts and movies take place at 777 B St., Hayward. Low-back chairs and blankets are recommended.
-- Rebecca Parr, Staff