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La Entrada used book fair takes place Nov. 6 to 20

The La Entrada used book sale begins Wednesday, November 6, and ends Wednesday, November 20. Hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm every weekday (closed on weekends & Veteran’s Day and also closing at 2:oo pm on November 20). The sale will be located in the Multi Use Room at La Entrada Middle School (2200 […]

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Menlo Park City School District hosts “guest teacher” recruitment fair

In conjunction with an announced increase in Guest Teacher pay, Menlo Park City School District (MPCSD) will host a recruitment fair on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 for anyone interested in becoming a Guest Teacher or Guest Paraprofessional. Two times are offered: 10:00-11:00 am or 4:00-5:00 pm at the MPCSD District Office, 181 Encinal Ave., Atherton. […]

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Recycling: What Goes Where – and Why? Find out on Nov. 6

Plastic bags, pizza boxes, plant trays–where do they all go? From composting basics to hints on avoiding cross-contamination, a Waste Zero Specialist from Recology will help us make it easier being “green” at the Menlo Park Library on Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm.

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Teens invited to play games at library on Nov. 5

International Games week is an annual celebration of games celebrated among public libraries worldwide during the first full week in November. The Menlo Park Library’s Teen Zone (grades 4-12) will offer  playing cards, teen board games, and more on Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 3:30 to 5:30 pm. A second teen gaming event will take place […]

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Photojournalist Rucha Chitnis addresses “Decolonization in Action” on Nov. 4

From a Maori town reviving its language to Native Americans claiming their ancestral land, photojournalist Rucha Chitnis has met women leading change, and shares their compelling narratives in words and in pictures. She will share stories, photos, and her debut film project at the Menlo Park Library on Nov. 4 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm. […]

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“Getting downtowns moving with convenient and sustainable access” is topic on Nov. 6

Many downtowns in the Bay Area are facing some version of this challenge: Customers and workers, residents and visitors all need to be able to get downtown and parking can be a barrier. In this talk, experts will discuss a variety of strategies to improve access to downtown, reduce congestion, and improve the environment. -Billy […]

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6th grade band, Struck by Lightning, plays at Cafe Zoë on Nov. 2

Struck by Lightning, a group of 6th graders who love to make music together, will be at Cafe Zoë on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. They play a variety of songs ranging from traditional rock like Pink Floyd’s Another Brick in the Wall to classic and contemporary pop songs like Gloria Gaynor’s […]

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Menlo School Drama present Tony Award-winning musical “Cabaret”

Kicking off Menlo School’s 2019-20 drama season, eight time Tony Award-winning Cabaret serves up musical standards, energetic high-heeled dance numbers, and much food for thought, cleverly staged in a theater-turned-nightclub reminiscent of a bygone era. Performances run Thursday, October 31, through Saturday, November 2 at 7:30 pm; Saturday, November 2 at 2:00 pm, and Sunday, November […]

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Spotted: Equestrians raising funds during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Yesterday the Stanford Red Barn community put together a fun Halloween dress-up equestrian show to raise awareness and funds for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Participants were from Willow Tree Farm, Stanford Red Barn college team and an Interscholastic Equestrian Association team. “Abreast is an informal community that hosts interactive experiences and donates funds to non-profits aiding breast […]

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Halloween festivities at Holbrook Palmer Park in Atherton on Oct. 30

Bring your little ghosts and goblins for a spook-tacular good time ! Atherton is hosting a Halloween event at Holbrook-Palmer Park in the Carriage House on Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. There will be a costume contest, jumpy house, treats, fun activities, and a reptile show with photo opportunities with exotic creepy, […]

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Menlo Park City Council to conduct study session on news racks

The Menlo Park City Council will be conducting a study session at its October 29, 2019 meeting to consider regulating newsracks. The meeting agenda and staff report are posted for public review. The Study Session will take place at 6:30 pm at City Council Chambers, 701 Laurel St. The study session will start with a […]

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