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Several events are planned in and around the Old Quad section of our city this weekend. As a result, heavier than normal traffic is expected and there will be temporary road closures.

Santa Clara University Graduation – Saturday, June 11

The undergraduate and graduate celebrations will take place on June 11 on the campus of Santa Clara University. A variety of processions are planned and traffic will be heavy between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.

American Legion Post 419 Car Show – Saturday, June 11

The annual Veterans Car Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 958 Homestead Road. Please exercise caution for pedestrians in this area.

SES Portuguese Hall Parade – Sunday 12 June

Beginning at 9:30 a.m., intersections will be closed temporarily as the motorcade moves from SES Portuguese Hall (located at 1375 Lafayette Street) south to St. Clare Parish. Around 10 a.m., all streets will reopen except Lexington St. between Lafayette St. and Washington St., until about 12 p.m. The impacted intersections will be:

Lafayette St./Lewis St.

Lafayette St/Harrison St

Lafayette St./Fremont St.

Lafayette St./Benton St.

Lafayette Street/Homestead Road

Lafayette St./Lexington St.

The procession will then be taken back to the SES Hall. The route will be Lexington St./Washington St. north to Homestead Rd. then east to Lafayette St. and back up the same way. All roadways should be reopened at 1 p.m.


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