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Tuesdays for grade schoolers: Craft Day features beading on June 26 from 2:00 to 5:30 pm at the Menlo Park Library.

Kids grades K-5 can make some bling for their summer outfits. Beads and stringing materials will be provided. Craft a necklace or a bracelet for yourself or a friend.

Drop-in, while materials last. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Not into beads? Look for other Cool Crafts happening on July 3, July 17, July 31, and August 14.

This free event is funded by the Friends of the Menlo Park Library.

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“Cetaceans of the Coast” is topic at Menlo Park Library on June 25

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Meet the whales off our coast and in our bay, with research biologist Izzy Szczepaniak of Golden Gate Cetacean Research (GGCR) on Monday, June 25, at 6:30 pm at the Menlo Park Library. Did you know that harbor porpoises only recently returned to San Francisco Bay, after an absence of approximately 65 years? Learn more […]

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Friends of the Library summer book sale set for June 23 & 24

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The Friends of the Library book sale is back! Stop by and save money on some wonderful books, all while supporting the library. DVDs and music CDs will also be featured. Prices start at $0.50 for mass market paperbacks and $1 for trade and hardcover titles. This two-day sale will run Saturday, from 10:00 am […]

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Learn about “SFO: A History of San Francisco International Airport” on June 19

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The SFO Museum is the first museum in an airport to receive accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums. Dennis Sharp, Curator of Aviation, will share the history of both SFOs — the airport and the museum — on June 19 at 6:30 pm at the Menlo Park Library The SFO Museum’s permanent collection of over […]

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Kasumisou Gallery’s hand-smocked girls dress offered at pop-up store the next three Sundays

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This month Kasumisou Gallery is staging a pop-up shop offering their beautiful, hand-smocked girls’ cotton dresses for summer.  The pop-up will be on the corner of Santa Cruz Ave. and Chestnut Street from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on the next three Sunday mornings (June 17 and 24 and July 1). Kasumisou Gallery is a Menlo Park […]

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Wildlife refuge enchancements bring trucks through Bedwell Bayfront Park but minimal trail impact

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge has launched levee maintenance work at its Ravenswood Ponds in Menlo Park. This effort will be followed by Phase 1 of the South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project, which will build a new public trail, create almost 300 acres of new […]

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SLAC free public lecture looks at “The End of Spacetime” on June 19

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SLAC presents a free public lecture by Nima Arkani-Hamed titled “The End of Spacetime” on Tuesday, June 19 at 7:30 pm at the Panofsky Auditorium (Science and User Support Building (BLDG 53) Spacetime and quantum mechanics are the pillars of our modern understanding of fundamental physics. But there are storm clouds on the horizon indicating that […]

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City of Menlo Park is recruiting volunteers to review & update the heritage tree ordinance

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A new advisory task force is being formed to review and recommend updates to Menlo Park’s heritage tree ordinance. The new group of at least seven volunteer members is expected to make recommendations in several areas including the definition of heritage trees, development-related heritage tree appeals, permit fees, unpermitted removals and enforcement of tree replacements. […]

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The Sun Kings kick off Menlo Park’s summer concerts in Fremont Park

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On Wednesday, June 13, The Sun Kings, a Beatles Tribute Band, will kick off the City of Menlo Park’s annual Summer Concert Series at Fremont Park from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Since 2007, The Sun Kings have delighted Menlo Park listeners with a collection of Beatles tunes that represent a nostalgic era of music. Going […]

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4th annual Congressional App Challenge is underway

Earlier this week, Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) announced  the launch of the fourth annual Congressional App Challenge for the 18th Congressional District. Established by Congresswoman Eshoo and Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), this competition is a nationwide event that invites high school students from across the country to compete by creating and exhibiting their software […]

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The Tuskegee Airman is topic for free talk at Menlo Park Library on June 12

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Before 1940, African-Americans were barred from flying for the U.S. military. Civil rights organizations and the black press exerted pressure that resulted in the formation of an all African-American pursuit squadron based in Tuskegee, Alabama, in 1941. They became known as the Tuskegee Airmen. The Tuskegee Airmen overcame segregation and prejudice to become one of […]

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