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The Facebook campus will be open to visitors on Saturday, Aug. 17, form 1:00 to 6:00 pm for a Festival with the theme Island Vibes. Get details about the bands playing and other attractions online.

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Chinese lion dance coming to Belle Haven library branch on Aug. 14

The traditional Chinese lion dance is coming to the Belle Haven branch of the Menlo Park Library (413 Ivy Dr.) on Wednesday, Aug. 14, from 4:00 to 5:00 pm. The lion dance is an important part of most Chinese martial arts schools. A team from Buk Sing Academy in Fremont will talk about the art, […]

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Dorktales presents Little Red at Atherton Library on Aug. 10

Dorktales will be at the Atherton Library (2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane) to present Little Red on Aug. 10 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. Think fractured fairytales meets Big Bang Theory! Dorktales is a family-fun, story time series of goofier versions of favorite classics adored by generations. Suitable for all ages, they’re fast-paced, interactive, full of […]

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National Night Out events planned for Menlo Park and Atherton with an appearance by the Bell Brothers a highlight

National Night Out is a nationwide, community-building campaign that promotes police-resident partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and crime prevention. This year’s National Night Out events will be held Tuesday, August 6. Police staff will attend each National Night Out registered neighborhood event to meet and mingle with residents and hand out  giveaways. A special treat for Willows neighborhood residents is […]

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Tinker Coin Productions brings “The Garden Show” to Belle Haven branch of library on Aug 11

This summer, the Belle Haven Branch Library (413 Ivy Dr.) celebrates puppetry in its many forms, by hosting a series of puppet shows by a variety of performers from throughout the Bay Area and beyond! The library welcomes the puppeteers of Tinker’s Coin Productions for the very first time on Sunday, Aug. 11 at 2:00 […]

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Menlo Park dance studio, Captivating Dance by Nona, takes part in national dance competition

This year’s Kids Artistic Revue (KAR), held earlier this month in Anaheim, featured dancers from Menlo Park-based studio Captivating Dance By Nona. The studio walked away with a number of awards, including placing 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th in the Top Novice Small Group, first in Top Primary Solo 12-14, 1st in the Top Primary Large […]

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Dúo Cascada de Flores set to perform on July 27

Enjoy the Dúo Cascada de Flores as they dig deep into the hidden corners of the Latin American songbook and add their own creativity in form of composition and poetry. Of course, there will be sing-a-longs at this event scheduled for Saturday, July 27, at the Belle Haven branch (413 Ivy Dr.) of the Menlo […]

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Watch Incredibles 2 at Holbrook-Palmer Park on July 26

Under the stars at Holbrook-Palmer Park, the town of Atherton will be showing the movie, Incredibles 2 on a big outdoor screen at 8:00 pm on Friday, July 26.. Come early to pick a spot for your family and get some treats. Pick up your free summer learning challenge book and log! We will be […]

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Jack Mosbacher brings two musical styles to Menlo Summerfest on Saturday

Jack Mosbacher, who was raised in Woodside and attended Menlo School and Stanford, is the first to admit he loves “a lot of different kinds of music.” “To me, music is what emotions sound like.” he said. “I make music because it makes me feel good to bring joy to people.” He’ll be at Menlo […]

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Listen to music and more from the Land Down Under on July 20 at the Menlo Park Library

Musician William Thoren of Didgeridoo Down Under will take you on a musical journey to Australia and beyond, as he plays an assortment of didgeridoos and percussion instruments. You’ll be hearing a modern style, mixing fast-paced rhythms with relaxing soundscapes and organic sound effects. William Thoren has been making and playing didgeridoos for more than […]

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Menlo Park teen plays lead role in Peninsula Youth Theatre’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Kicking off its summer season of Broadway musicals, Peninsula Youth Theatre (PYT) presents the acclaimed film-turned musical comedy, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Menlo Park-based 10th grader Ria Cuellar-Koh (pictured left, above)  is playing the lead comedic role in this funny and irreverent production that is playing at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts July […]

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