April 2010

Crafts, food, music – all at the Spring Fair at Peninsula School on Sunday, May 2 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

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The 16th annual Celebration of Reading will be held from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm Satu…

The 16th annual Celebration of Reading will be held from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm Saturday, May 1, at Kepler’s Books

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The 5K Big Bear Run kicks off at 9:00 am Sunday, May 2 from M-A. Proceeds go to …

The 5K Big Bear Run kicks off at 9:00 am Sunday, May 2 from M-A. Proceeds go to high school athletics.

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M-A’s interrupted eBay auction back in business

M-A’s newsletter reports that after a brief outage yesterday afternoon, M-A on eBay is  back up and running.  With apologies for the inconvenience and interruption, it included this notice for past and future bidders: “If you already signed up for a “Sign-Up Party,” then you don’t need to do anything for that item.  Your prior […]

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Davide Bigazzi: Ancient art in modern hands

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Artist Davide Bigazzi practices and teaches traditional silver and gold smithing from his tidy workshop in the confines of Menlo Park’s Allied Arts Guild. That there is irony in practicing ancient technique – including chasing and repoussé – in the heart of technologically uber-advanced Silicon Valley is not lost on Davide. His trade is so […]

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Menlo Park Chorus presents spring concert

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The Menlo Park Chorus, under the direction of April McNeely, performs its spring concert, “One World, One Voice, One Song,” at St. Bede’s Church on Sand Hill Road tonight (4/30) at 7:30 PM.  The evening features music from every continent, with composers ranging from Aaron Copland to Rachmaninoff, and spans liturgical, tribal and folk offerings. […]

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How will the “big one” (earthquake) impact Menlo?

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To help recognize Earthquake Awareness Month in California, USGS scientists Walter Mooney (pictured) and Eric Geist are discussing the Haitian earthquake – the fourth deadliest in history -and the Chilean mega-earthquake and tsunami during a public lecture tonight (April 29) in Menlo Park  at 7:00 pm in Building 3 Auditorium at the United States Geological […]

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Support our local children’s hospital by dining out for Parkard today at these M…

Support our local children’s hospital by dining out for Parkard today at these MP restaurants: http://bit.ly/2oWL53

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Time to jam with the Bell Brothers at Cafe Zoe

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Before they were the Bell Brothers, Scott (pictured above left)  and Russ, were, well, the Bell brothers, growing up in a musical family who lived in the Bay Area. As adults they started writing country and western songs for Nashville. Recalls Menlo Park resident Scott: “We’re were in a music pitch for a publisher who […]

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Retired judge Bill Fernandez talks about growing up in Hawaii

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Roberta Roth was good enough to send InMenlo this information about Saturday’s Friends of the Library program: “We are having a wonderful program on Saturday, May 1 entitled “Rainbows Over Kapa’a” with Menlo Park author Bill Fernandez.  He has written a memoir about growing up in on the island of Kauai in the small town […]

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More showers make for happy gladioloas

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Just in from InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ: “Our weather did a lot of huffing and puffing today but I had but .1″ of rainfall in my gauge. This brings my year-to-date total to 20.7″. Our lawns and gardens will enjoy every bit of that additional!”

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