5 Things You Need to Know Today: June 27

Don't miss the Lions' benefit golf tournament this morning and the bocce championships tonight at Campo di Bocce of Los Gatos.

1. Get ready for bocce! will be hosting the  men's Volo, and women's Punto, Raffa, Volo championships 7-10 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, June 27-28. Former NFL coach and broadcaster Steve Mariucci, and national sport radio host Tony Bruno, will be competing in the Open A tournament. Bruno will also be broadcasting his KNBR radio show LIVE from Campo di Bocce of Los Gatos tonight.  Details: Thomas D. Martino, 408-624-7984 or bocce@campodibocce.com.

2. The  hots its 14th annual benefit gold tournament today, Monday, June 27, at 11 a.m., at , 14595 Clearview Dr. The club is looking for foursomes to play. Enjoy a round of golf on this special course followed by an eventful post tournament buffet, awards, raffle and auction at the Los Gatos Lodge. Registration is $185.  Details: www.lglions.org or call 408-354-7896 or 408-505-7031. 

3. Local social service agencies and their volunteers will be working hard starting at 4:30 a.m. today through Wednesday, June 29, looking to find how many homeless people there are in Santa Clara County. A census and survey determined the population to be more than 7,000. Volunteers will meet at Westgate Church, 1735, Saratoga. Details: Rebecca Garcia, 408-975-4452.

4. Share your thoughts about public spaces and architectural styles for the future development of the . Complete an online survey letting town planners know what your preferences are for the land bounded by Los Gatos Boulevard to the east, Highway 85 to the north, Lark Avenue to the south and Highway 17 to the west. Details: Suzanne Davis, sdavis@losgatosca.gov or 408-354-6875.

5. The Santa Clara County Public Health Department’s HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Program is providing free, anonymous and confidential HIV testing in San Jose 9 a.m.-5 p.m., today, Monday, June 27, as part of National HIV Testing Day. The annual campaign is coordinated by the National Association of People with AIDS to encourage people of all ages to "Take the Test, Take Control." Early HIV diagnosis is critical, so people who are infected can fully benefit from available life-saving treatments. Currently, almost 40 percent of people with HIV are not diagnosed until they already have developed AIDS. Details: 408-792-3720.


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