Entertainment

Menlo Park Holiday Showcase set for December 13

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The 2014 Holiday Showcase presents the City’s best programs and classes of the year! It takes place on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center (555 Middlefield Road). Cost is $5.00 per person; 12 and under free. The City of Menlo Park Community Services Department has a […]

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Kitka Women’s Vocal Ensemble performs at St. Bede’s on Dec. 14

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Few things evoke the magic of the winter holidays as the transcendent splendor of the human voice raised in song. Kitka Women’s Vocal Ensemble has researched and discovered a treasure-trove of seasonal music from a wide variety of Eastern European ethnic and spiritual traditions. The group will present Wintersongs at St. Bede’s in Menlo Park on […]

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Twas the Night Before Christmas presented first two weekends of December

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Presented by Dancers Repertory Theatre and Menlo Park Academy of Dance and reviewed as a “charming alternative to the Nutcracker”, Twas the Night Before Christmas will be performed at the Woodside Performing Arts Center on Saturday December 6 (4:00pm), Sunday December 7( 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm) Saturday, December 13, (1:00 pm and 4:00 pm), and Sunday, […]

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The Members hold Benefit Event at Freewheel Brewing on Saturday, Dec. 6

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Menlo Park Dad Band, The Members, are having a Benefit Show this Saturday, Dec. 6, starting at 8:00 pm  at Freewheel Brewing Company, located in the Marsh Manor Shopping Center. The Members will be donating $20 per guest that night, with all proceeds going to the Boys and Girls Club. Each person will receive an entrance ticket to keep […]

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Holiday train stops in Menlo Park on Dec. 7

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A Bay Area tradition since 2001, the Caltrain Holiday Train presented by Silicon Valley Community Foundation returns Menlo Park on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 7:45 pm. Volunteers from the Salvation Army and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program will be at the Menlo train station collecting new, unwrapped toys for local children. The Caltrain […]

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Stagebridge Senior Theatre presents Never Too Late on Dec. 6, a program of Menlo Park Library

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A talented troupe of senior actors will be bringing musical comedy to Menlo Park on December 6 in a free production presented by the Menlo Park Library. Stagebridge Senior Theatre’s musical revue Never Too Late promises a hilarious trip down memory lane, with catchy songs, outrageous skits, and unpredictable fun that challenges and mocks society’s […]

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Hillview Middle School presents The Miracle Worker for four performances, Nov. 20-22

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Hillview Middle School’s drama department presents The Miracle Worker this Thursday, November 20, at 3:30 pm; Friday, November 21,  at 7:00 pm; and Saturday, November 22 , at 2:30 pm and 7:00 pm. Based on the remarkable true story of Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan, this inspiring play has become an unforgettable American […]

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Free screening of the movie Free Birds on Nov. 20

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Kick-off your Thanksgiving festivities a free screening  of Free Birds on Thursday, Nov. 20, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the  Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center. Watch as two turkeys from opposite sides of the track set aside their differences in an effort to get turkey off the holiday menu. RSVP online  and check-out other events. This free movie is part […]

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Grab Bag Theater’s fall play set for November 14-15

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Grab Bag Theater will be performing Nothing is the End of the World (Except the End of the World) for three shows – 7:00 pm on November 14 and 1:00 and 7:00 pm on November 15 at the Veterans Memorial Senior Center in Redwood City. Explains assistant director Katie Weiner: “The show is about six stereotypical high schoolers […]

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Menlo School presents Urinetown, The Musical November 7-9

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The Menlo School Drama Department is presenting Urinetown, The Musical, in the Florence Moore Auditorium on the Menlo School campus (50 Valparaiso Avenue, Atherton). Performances are Friday, Nov. 7 at 7:30 pm; Saturday, Nov. 8 at 2:00 and 7:30 pm; Sunday, Nov. 9 at 2:00 pm. It’s the usual story: a villain, a hero and romance. A […]

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Menlowe Ballet’s fall season highlighted by new Michael Lowe cultural ballet premieres Nov. 8

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Menlowe Ballet’s fall season at the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center features contemporary, classical and cultural ballets including the world premiere of Artistic Director Michael Lowe’s Legend of the Seven Suns, which brings to life a traditional Mongolian folktale. Also included are Dennis Nahat’s In Concert and Lowe’s Plague. Performances are Saturday, Nov. 8 at 2:00 and 8:00 […]

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