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The 38th annual Nativity Carnival begins Friday, June 8 at 5:00 pm and continues on Saturday and Sunday, taking place at 1250 Laurel Street in Menlo Park. There are rides, raffle, music and food. Proceeds benefit Church of the Nativity. More details available online.

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Menlo Park Belle Haven Library hosts first ever Puppetry Festival

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On June 3, the Menlo Park Belle Haven Library will kick off a three-month-long celebration of the art of puppetry, with a Puppetry Festival featuring a variety of professional puppet companies over the course of eight different events. The library will host a puppet performance every other Sunday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. On the Sundays […]

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Comic Con returns to the Menlo Park Library on May 19

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The Menlo Park Library Comic Con is back! Immerse yourself in an afternoon of comic, sci-fi, and gamer-related fun for adults and children alike. The event takes place on May 19 from 3:00 to 7:00 pm. The free-admission event will feature cosplay, live music, film screenings, artists, vendors, special guests, and more! Print out a […]

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Facebook Festivals return with inaugural event “Bay Area Brew & FanFest”

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The first of five scheduled, free Facebook Festivals takes place this Saturday, May 12, from 1:00 to 6:00 pm in parking lot 14 on the Facebook campus (1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park). The theme is Bay Area Brew and FanFest showcasing professional and collegiate sports along with 22 local youth sports and mentoring organizations, which will […]

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Grab Bag Theater presents The Little Mermaid

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Come dive down “under the sea” for Grab Bag Theater’s eighth annual spring musical, The Little Mermaid. This show is high energy and fun for the whole family! Performances are at Veterans Memorial Senior Center (1455 Madison Ave.) in Redwood City, May 11, 12, 18 at 7:00 pm and May 19 at 1:00 pm and 7:00 […]

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Kites take to the skies over Menlo Park

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Yesterday, the hills of Bedwell Bayfront Park came alive with color, and hundreds of kites brightened the overcast skies as part of the City of Menlo Park’s annual kite day. InMenlo contributing photographer Robb Most was there to capture the action.

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Springtide Comedy Medley comes to M-A PAC on May 2

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Are you interested in Cirque Du Soleil, Pitch Perfect, or Whose Line Is It Anyway? Do you wish to broaden your children’s experiential learning in the performing arts center? Would you like to relax in a theater with your friends and share a hilarious night out? Join the City of Menlo Park’s spring event at […]

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M-A senior fashion show scheduled for April 28

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The senior/parent fashion show is a 30-year plus Menlo-Atherton tradition and the PTA’s largest fundraiser, providing funding for many of the important student and school services. The show helps the seniors bond and celebrates their last year at M-A while bringing the community together to celebrate the spirit that is M-A. The fashion show is […]

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Outdoor family movie night at Hillview on April 27 features “Sing”

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Hillview Middle School will be hosting a family outdoor movie night on the field on Friday, April 27 at 7:30 pm. This event is open to all ages, a chance for parents and children to enjoy time together. The school requires that there is one adult present for every eight children who attend and that […]

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Signs of Easter spring up around town

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To wish our readers, Happy Easter/Happy Spring, we’re featuring some signs of Easter that popped up around town. The Easter basket with egg handle is a 25-year tradition, always ably filled with flowers by J Floral Art. The Alleluia sign is at Trinity Church in Menlo Park. About the rejected peep, the four-year-old said to […]

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It’s Easter egg hunt time in Menlo Park

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Menlo Park held two Easter egg hunts this morning, one at Kelly Park and the other at Burgess Park. The latter was attended by InMenlo contributing photographer Frances Freyberg, who captured some of the controlled chaos, along with the satisfied and determined egg hunters and the Easter bunny. The hunt in Menlo is sponsored by […]

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