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On June 27 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm, the Charles M. Schulz Museum’s Peanuts Naturally Festival will turn the grounds of the Menlo Park Library into a hands-on art and science museum!

Highlights include:
– Fun, interactive, nature-related exhibits
– Exploring animal & plant adaptations
– Learning about recycling paper
– Pretending to excavate dinosaur bones
– Using chemistry to launch rockets
– Creating animation

The Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center is located in Santa Rosa. Its mission is to preserve, display, and interpret the art of “Peanuts” creator Charles M. Schulz.

This event, appropriate for children in grades one through six, is made possible thanks to funding from the Friends of the Menlo Park Library.

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Friend of Menlo Park Library book sale set for June 24 and 25

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The Friends of the Menlo Park Library book sale is on Saturday, June 24 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and on Sunday, June 25th from 12:00 to 2:00 pm. Great books for the entire family will be available, so come early and stock up for the summer! We have lots of books to sell. […]

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The Effects of Climate Change is topic of USGS evening lecture on June 22

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USGS (Scientist Emeritus) Tom Suchanek will examine: – The frequency of extreme and unpredictable weather events is increasing. – What are the effects of an increase or decrease in carbon emissions? – What is scientific research projecting for the future of climate change? The free public lecture will take place on June 22, 2017, at 7:00 […]

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Indian food from the Fiji Islands showcased on June 17

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Learn about the fresh, delicious flavors of Fiji’s Indian food — and even better, have a taste at the Menlo Park Library on Saturday, June 17 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm Chef Saras Rao will talk about the delicious Indian-influenced cuisine of Fiji, and will demonstrate how to make a pair of curries and […]

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Menlo Park community emergency drill set for June 24 at Fremont Park

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Would you like you and your family to be better prepared for an emergency? The City of Menlo Park, the Menlo Park Fire Department, the Menlo Park Police Department, and CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) will be hosting an emergency drill on Saturday, June 24 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at Fremont Park. The […]

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State Senator Jerry Hill hosts coffee and conversation on June 17

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Join State Senator Jerry Hill for a cup of coffee and conversation at “Java with Jerry.” Bring your ideas, questions, and concerns about legislative issues affecting the community. Woodside Bakery & Cafe, Saturday, June 17th, 2017, 9:00 am – 10:00 am, 325 Sharon Park Road, Menlo Park. No RSVP or appointment necessary. Coffee will be provided at […]

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Second meeting about Bedwell Bayfront Park set for June 17

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Dog-friendly Bedwell Bayfront Park is a 160-acre park with hiking/biking trails, lovely vistas, and various bird habitats at the end of Marsh Road in Menlo Park. You can help shape this park’s future by attending a second meeting on June 17 to get community input on the Bedwell Bayfront Park Master Plan project. The meeting will take place from 10:00 am […]

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Nativity Carnival kicks off summer June 9-11

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The annual Nativity Carnival comes to Menlo Park at Nativity School (1250 Laurel) this Friday, June 9 at 5:00 pm and concludes Sunday, June 11 at 6:00 pm. The carnival opens at noon on both Saturday and Sunday. Free admission; tickets for rides and games. File photo from 2010 carnival

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Ravenswood railroad crossing community meeting set for Wednesday, June 7

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This is the third community meeting on the Ravenswood Avenue Railroad Crossing Study. It will be held at Arrillaga Recreation Center (700 Alma St.) on June 7 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Review the proposed alternatives Hear about construction impacts and shoofly designs Weigh in on track elevation and connectivity issues voice your feedback and […]

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Freddy Clarke is featured at Woodside’s First Friday on June 2

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Come join the Town of Woodside’s next First Friday on June 2 as we present the inimitable Freddy Clark. Freddy, guitarist and vocalist, will perform in a variety of guitar styles including classical, flamenco, rock and jazz as well as perform some of his own songs and be joined by his mother, Pearl Clarke, a […]

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USGS evening public lecture on May 25 focuses on Hayward Fault Zone

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USGS research geophysicist Janet Watt will give a talk titled Underwater Secrets of the Hayward Fault Zone on Thursday, May 25 at 7:00 pm. The free and open to the pubic lecture will be given at Rambo Auditorium/Bldg. 3, 345 Middlefield Rd., Menlo Park.

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