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“Water supply and the drought: where we are going” is the topic of a talk as part of the Rotary Club of Menlo Park’s Rotary Connects program. It will take place on Wednesday, May 3, 5:00 to 7:30 pm at the Pacific Union Real Estate, 1706 El Camino Real, Suite 220, Menlo Park.

The community is invited to attend and connect with other professionals and Rotary members in Menlo Park, as well as members from other Rotary clubs on the Peninsula.

The event will feature three speakers. Peter Nelson, Azalea Mitch, and Dawn Smithson.

You can register for the by contacting Yuhui Chen at Yuhuifintess@gmail.com. The fee is $20 if you register by April 28; walk-ins are $30.

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Atherton celebrates Arbor Day on April 28

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The town of Atherton is celebrating Arbor Day on Friday, April 28, at 10:00 am by planting trees in Holbrook-Palmer Park. Attendees are encouraged to wear clothes that can get dirty. Gloves provided. Contact Sally Bentz, Town Arborist, at (650) 752-0526 or sbentz@ci.atherton.ca.us for more information.

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USGS lecture on April 27 looks at untreated groundwater

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The topic of the free USGS public lecture on April 27 at 7:00 pm is “Potential Corrosivity of Untreated Groundwater in the United States.” The talk will be given b Kenneth Belitz, Chief Groundwater Assessment, National Water Quality Assessment Program and take place in Rambo Auditorium, Bldg. 3, 345 Middlefield Rd. in Menlo Park.

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Portola Valley School District to host inaugural School Maker Faire on April 28

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Portola Valley School District’s School Maker Faire is a one-day event being held on Friday, April 28th from noon to 4:00 pm at Corte Madera School in  Portola Valley. Open to the public, the event will showcase kindergarten through 8th grade projects created by inventors, tech enthusiasts, hobbyists, crafters, artists and DIYers of all kinds, […]

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Portola Valley and Woodside team up for Earth Day Fair on April 22

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Bring your family and join your Portola Valley and Woodside friends and neighbors at beautiful Runnymede Sculpture Farm  (980 Runnymeade Road) for a day of fun and information. Learn how to design landscaping that is beautiful now and will remain beautiful through dry and wet seasons. The event is sponsored by the Woodside Sustainability & Conservation […]

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Menlo Park Sidewalk Fine Arts Festival set for April 21-23, 2017

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The Menlo Park Sidewalk Fine Arts Festival, celebrating its 35th year, welcomes visitors to browse among the handcrafted works of more than 90 artists whose displays include fine jewelry, photography from many different perspectives, decorative and functional ceramics, abstract and representational paintings, gorgeous turned woodwork and much more. This annual free event, sponsored by the […]

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ImagineMenlo presents Designing Peninsula Communities 2.0 on April 18

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Are we designing our communities to preserve what we love about them, while also continuing to advance them as adaptive, high-functioning “live, work, and play” communities of the future? On Tuesday, April 18 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at the British Bankers Club (555 Santa Cruz Ave.), ImagineMenlo is hosting an event titled Designing Peninsula […]

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Fundraiser for Syrian refugees at Menlo College on April 13

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Victoria Schultz posted this on Nextdoor and asked neighbors to spread the word: “Good morning! I am a Menlo College alumni (and former Oak Knoll Otter! :)) Together with some fellow alumni and Professor Marianne Marar Yacobian I am hosting an event tomorrow, April 13, at 6:30 pm at the Florence Moore Auditorium on the Menlo […]

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Egg hunts planned in Menlo Park & Atherton on April 15

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There will be two egg hunts in Menlo Park on Saturday, April 15, one at Burgess Park and the other at Kelly Park. Both are presented by the City of Menlo Park in partnership with the Menlo Park Firefighters Association and the Menlo Park Fire District. The event schedule: – 10:00 am – Crafts begin -Bounce houses (Burgess […]

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Secret lives of life’s molecules explored at SLAC lecture on April 11

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SLAC scientist Raymond Sierra will present Caught on Camera: The Secret Lives of Life’s Molecules in Panofsky Auditorium on Tuesday, April 11 at 7:30 pm. For decades, scientists have been working to understand the building blocks of life by studying the structures of proteins and other large biological molecules. Using clever tricks with microscopes, electrons, […]

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Mayor and police to host community meeting on April 11 at the Neighborhood Service Center

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Mayor Kirsten Keith and Police Chief Bob Jonsen will host a community meeting on Tuesday, Apr. 11, 2017, at the Neighborhood Service Center, 871 Hamilton Ave in Menlo Park. At the beginning of the year, a community meeting was held in the Willow’s neighborhood in response to concerns of residential burglaries, which generated interest for […]

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