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On Tuesday, March 28, there will be a program called Tomb Treasure: Han Dynasty Discoveries, a preview of the newest Asian Art Museum exhibit, at the Menlo Park Library at 6:30 pm.

Learn about:

  • One of the most powerful, advanced civilizations of the ancient world
  • The magnificent daily lives of Han nobility
  • The unbridled luxury, innovations and romance of the elite
  • Dazzling, newly-discovered works from the tombs of Han royalty

The Asian Art Museum–Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture in San Francisco is home to a world-renowned collection of more than 18,000 Asian art treasures spanning 6,000 years of history.

This program is made possible thanks to funding from the Menlo Park Friends of the Library.

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Science Night returns to the Menlo Park Library on March 30

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On Thursday, March 30, the Menlo Park Library will be hosting its fourth Science Night for adults, teens, and elementary school-aged children. Displays and hands-on activities will be supplied by organizations including the National Weather Service, Marine Mammal Center, USGS Library, Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo, Marine Science Institute, Beekeepers’ Guild of San Mateo […]

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Friends of the Menlo Park Library book sale set for March 25 and 26

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The Friends of the Menlo Park Library book sale is on Saturday, March 25, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and on Sunday, March 26, from 12:00 to 2:00 pm. Great books for the entire family will be available, so come early and stock up! We have lots of books to sell: Art and collectible, […]

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Learn about Stanford’s Middle Plaza project at community meeting on March 16

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In a press release issued today, Stanford University said there will be a community meeting tomorrow (Thursday, March 16) to provide local residents with the latest information on the plans to turn an 8.4-acre stretch of vacant car lots along El Camino Real in Menlo Park into a mix of housing, offices and retail. Known as Middle Plaza, the […]

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Parent Education Double Feature: a great movie + a conversation with all 4 school principals & the incoming superintendent!

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There will be a screening of Beyond Measure, the award-winning film from the makers of Race To Nowhere, followed by a panel discussion with the principals of all four Menlo Park schools — Oak Knoll, Encinal, Laurel and Hillview — moderated by incoming district superintendent, Erik Burmeister. It will take place on Monday, March 20, at 6:30 […]

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M-A Girls Varsity Basketball play in NorCal quarterfinals March 11

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Local fans have the chance to cheer on the Menlo-Atherton Bears as they take a run at a state championship title. As the No. 1 seed in NorCal Division I, the M-A Bears get home court advantage for the first three rounds of the NorCal playoffs. With a 28-2 record, the M-A girls will take […]

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Learn all about hummingbirds at a March 14 program at Menlo Park Library

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When wildlife photographer Joan Sparks visits the Menlo Park Library (800 Alma St.) on March 14 at 7:00 pm, audience members will get an up-close look at the tiniest bird on the planet. The  program will include photography, along with accompanying music and commentary, providing identification and description of several different species of hummingbirds that can […]

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M-A’s annual fundraising auction runs from March 10-17

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Preview the auction catalog and bid to win online from March 10 to 17. There are many items you don’t want to miss: Fabulous vacations in the mountains, on the beach and in wine country Private wine tastings or ultra-special bottles of wine like the Marcassin 2010 Pinot Noir Special dining experiences such as the SF Yacht Club, […]

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Ambassadors for Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital hosts Lunch & Learn fundraiser on March 15

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The Ambassadors for Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital is hosting its 10th annual Lunch & Learn on March 15 at the Sharon Heights Golf & Country Club in Menlo Park. The keynote speaker is Dr. Lucy Kalanithi, MD, FACP,  who is the widow of the late Dr. Paul Kalanithi, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir, […]

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SCREENAGERS movie screening & community conversation set for March 12

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Trinity Church in Menlo Park is hosting a screening of the documentary, SCREENAGERS, on March 12 at 6:00 pm. It will be followed by community conversation with a panel of parents and teens. All local parents and children over the age of 8 are invited to attend and stay for a conversation after the screening. SCREENAGERS […]

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Dr. B. J. Miller to speak in Menlo Park as part of Bay Area Cancer Connections spring benefit on March 7

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Palliative care pioneer Dr. B.J. Miller will speak at the Bay Area Cancer Connections ninth annual Spring Benefit Breakfast in Menlo Park on Tuesday, March 7. Dr. Miller is an advocate for a healthcare system that minimizes unnecessary suffering and maximizes quality of life. An Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San […]

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