Friends of the Menlo Park Library

Duffy Hudson playing George Burns

The community is invited to witness a joking, singing, dancing George Burns live and in concert, as performed by Duffy Hudson. The free show is presented by the Friends of the Menlo Park Library, on Saturday, January 3, at 2:00 pm in the Menlo Park City Council Chambers.

Stage and film actor Duffy Hudson brings George Burns’s wit and wisdom back to life in a special performance for the whole family. Hudson promises a 75-minute trip down memory lane, with singing, dancing, and storytelling in the beloved star’s memorable style.

Duffy Hudson is an actor, director, writer, teacher and filmmaker who attended the Circle in the Square Theatre School in New York before moving on to perform in several Broadway productions and found a number of theatrical companies. Now based in Los Angeles, he has his own film company, and is much-lauded for his one-man touring productions in which he portrays other famed personalities, such as Edgar Allan Poe and Albert Einstein, as well as his performances of Dr. Seuss classics and “A Christmas Carol.”

 

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Friends of Menlo Park Library hosts book sale on Dec. 7

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The Friends of the Menlo Park Library will be hosting a book sale on Sunday, December 7,  from noon to 4:00 pm. Great books for the entire family will be available so come early and stock up for the holidays! The sale will be located in the downstairs meeting room at the library. Art & collectible, […]

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Friends of Menlo Park Library book sale set for September 20 & 21

The Friends of the Menlo Park Library will be hosting a book sale on Saturday, September 20, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and Sunday, September 21, from 12:00 to 2:00 pm. Great books for the entire family will be available so come early and stock up for Fall! The sale will be located in the downstairs […]

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Menlo Park Library invites local foodies to learn about Peruvian cooking on July 19

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On July 19, Peruvian chef Nora Landa Frazier will act as “culinary ambassador” to her home country, where summer is not summer without the traditional potato dish called cause. Adults attending this hands-on demonstration, Q&A, and tasting party will get the opportunity to create the popular food that originated in pre-Columbian times and still thrives in Peru today. Lima, […]

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Prairie Rose Band performs cowboy songs in Menlo Park on Saturday, July 12

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The public is invited to enjoy cowboy songs of the old west and of the west that never was, during a free performance of the Prairie Rose Band to be presented by the Menlo Park Library on Saturday, July 12 at 11:00 am. Wearing colorful cowboy outfits that Gene Autry or Roy Rogers might well have worn, […]

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Not Just for Kids summer reading program for adults offered at Menlo Park Library

From June 9 to August 9, the Menlo Park Library will be offering an Adult Summer Reading Program, featuring free events and incentives just for “the over-18 set.” Adults will be able to sign up at the library or online to receive a Summer Reading Bingo card. Bingo squares may be completed by reading books […]

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Menlo Park Library hosts summer reading programs for kids and teens

Here’s the line up for summer reading programs at the Menlo Park Library for children and teenagers: Children’s Summer Reading 2014 June 9 – August 9 Readers are winners at the Menlo Park Library! Read at least five books, and submit a special project (diorama, report, drawing, collage, sculpture, etc.) about your favorite book, and you […]

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Fall prevention and preparedness is topic of Menlo Park Library talk on June 7

Each year in California, more than one million older adults suffer a fall, with 200,000 of those falls resulting in injury. During a special program to be presented by the Menlo Park Library on June 7, two experts from Stanford University Medical Center will share strategies for reducing falls and increasing peace-of-mind in the home. […]

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Library book sale take places on March 15 & 16

The Friends of the Menlo Park Library will be hosting a book sale on Saturday, March 15, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and Sunday, March 16 from noon to 2:00 pm. Great books for the entire family will be available so come early and stock up for Spring! The sale will be located in […]

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Learn how to do estate planning at next Friends of the Menlo Park Library presentation on Oct. 19

Last year, Arna Shefrin’s mother-in-law died at the age of 94.Throughout her life a generous person, Clara gave a most significant gift when she was no longer alive. She had planned ahead. She had organized her documents, distributed gifts and assets, and arranged for her funeral to take place 1200 miles from where she was […]

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Friends of Menlo Park Library holds book sale on Saturday and Sunday, Sept 21-22

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A two-day book sale at the Menlo Park Library will feature a wide selection of gently used books – art & collectible, biography, children’s, cooking, fiction, history, literature, mystery, science-fiction/fantasy, religion & philosophy, young adult books, and more. The sale takes place on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Sunday features a $5 […]

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