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Gutter Swan, a San Francisco-based Americana duo will be visiting Menlo Park on Thursday, August 23rd to perform at Hotel Nia (200 Independence Drive from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

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Downtown Menlo Park block party offers good music and fun for kids

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The annual Downtown Menlo Park block party last night brought summer to a close, if not by actual calendar, at least by the start of school year. Menlo-Atherton High School started last Wednesday. Menlo Park City schools start on August 23, and Las Lomitas schools start on August 30. Stretching from University Avenue to El […]

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Menlo Movies Series begins on July 27 – nine free movies to screen

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Nine films will screen for free as part of the Menlo Movie Series, which resumes for its fourth season on July 27.  It provides an opportunity to bond with Menlo Park families as well as provide memorable experiences for all toddlers to grand parents. The weekly event features movies of varied genres including animated, adventure, sci-fi, […]

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Atherton hosts summer concert series at Holbrook-Palmer Park

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The town of Atherton is hosting a Summer Concert Series at Holbrook-Palmer Park! Bring chairs and blankets as the event will be in a grassy area. You are welcome to bring refreshments and snacks but there will be a featured food truck for the night where you can purchase  food! The performance time is 6:00 […]

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Eth-Noc-Tec Ensemble performs at Menlo Park Library on July 24

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Come to the Menlo Park Library on Tuesday, July 24, at 2:00 pm for a special event for elementary schoolers, featuring magical myths with modern messages performed by Eth-Noc-Tec. Get immersed in the stories in “PanAsia FantAsia,” a unique performance of folktales from throughout the Asian continent. The Eth-Noh-Tec Ensemble blends theater, music, movement, and […]

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Menlo Summer Fest returns to Santa Cruz Avenue on July 21-22

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Menlo Summer Fest, “Hot Fun In The Summertime,” returns to downtown Menlo Park the weekend of July 21-22. Hours are 10:00 am to 6:00 pm both days. Admission is free. There will be an end of day concert featuring Foreverland, a 14-piece tribute band to the music of Michael Jackson, on Saturday, July 21, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm […]

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Music@Menlo’s 16th festival, “Creative Capitals,” runs July 13 to August 4

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Time and again, from fourteenth-century Florence to fin-de-siècle Paris and New York during the Harlem Renaissance, Western civilization’s greatest artistic triumphs have emerged from thriving metropolises. Fueled by the exchange of ideas, leading artists and innovators have gathered, turning these cities into cultural epicenters. Music@Menlo’s 2018 season, which begins today and runs through August 4, […]

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Storytellers present “stew of stories” at Menlo Park Library on July 14

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Nationally-renowned storytellers Erica Lann-Clark and Olga Loya present a mind-opening, taboo-busting stew of stories people don’t tell for fear of ridicule on July 14 from 11:00 am to noon at the Menlo Park Library. Olga tells about working with a ‘curandero’ and having to look at things in a whole new way. Erica tells how […]

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Spotted: Campaign to bring restrooms to Fremont Park

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An opinion piece on InMenlo has spurred at least one local to lobby for restrooms at Fremont Park during the summer concert series. One former Hawaii state resident came up to the sign holder to say: “All of our parks have restrooms. Thought it strange that this is not the case here.” We ask, as […]

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Catch vocalist Wendy Waller live at Dala’s Nest House Concert on July 7

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Wendy Waller, longtime Bay Area vocalist, performer, and instructor, will perform live at a one-night-only house concert in Menlo Park on July 7, singing blues and jazz with a roots vibe. The concert, which also features guitarist Scott Sorkin and bassist Richard Girard, will be hosted by Dala’s Nest House Concerts (DNHC). Attendance is limited, […]

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“Zootopia” will screen at Holbrook Palmer Park on June 29

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Zootopia is the free outdoor movie that will screen at Holbrook Palmer Park in Atherton on Friday, June 29, at 8:30 pm. Bring a blanket/chairs, a jacket, your family, and enjoy a movie under the stars on the lawn. Popcorn provided; bring your other refreshments. No glass please! Attendees can set up anytime after 7:30 […]

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