Events

“Aliens: Escape from Earth.” planned for Thursday, May 23, from 7:00 to 7:50 pm at the Menlo Park Library, is going to be out of this world awesome! It is produced by ScienceTellers. Help conduct science experiments to bring a story to life!

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St. Bede’s Von Beckerath organ celebrated on May 19

The final concert – open to all – of St. Bede’s 2018-19 season is on Sunday, May 19, at 4:00 pm. It celebrates the 50th anniversary of the installation of St. Bede’s Von Beckerath organ. Grammy-nominated, internationally renowned organist Gail Archer will perform works by Dieterich Buxtehude, J. S. Bach, Robert Schumann, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, […]

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Five artists welcome visitors to Portola Valley Studio May 18-19

Jan Schachter is hosting four other artists at her ceramic studio in Portola Valley on Saturday and Sunday, May 18-19 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, 190 Golden Hills Drive. Jan creates functional pottery for the kitchen & garden. The other artists are Jane Peterman with ceramic sculpture, Sally Jackson showing functional pottery and tabletop […]

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Mardi Gras & Blues Festival at Facebook on May 18

The Cajun Carnival will take place on the Facebook campus on May 19 from 1:00 to 6:00 pm. The free event features a Kids’ Zone, Food Trucks, Farmers’ Market, Artisans & Crafts, Craft Beer, Wine & Cocktails. Entertainment includes: Community Stage – Tebo’s Howlin Wolf Revue: 1:15 – 3:15 pm Wee Willie Walker & Anthony […]

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Neighborhood and Community meeting scheduled to replace 70 year old Fire Station

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District will hold a neighborhood and community meeting on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at 6:00 pm at Fire Station 4 (Alameda and Valparaiso) to present, explain and answer any questions, concerns and/or take comments about the proposed fire station modernization project. Last year in 2018, the Station’s Fire Engine and […]

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Poet Lisa Rosenberg has two upcoming events

Lisa Rosenberg, Menlo Park resident and Poet Laureate Emerita of San Mateo County, has two upcoming events in May. SHAKESPEARE WROTE SOURCE CODE How is a sonnet like a satellite? Find out in this discipline-bending talk and reading by Lisa, who is the author of A Different Physics. Friday, May 17, 7:00 PM Chabot Space […]

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Lily’s Wings: An Anti-Trafficking Community Project and Play on May 15

Lily’s Wings: An Anti-Trafficking Community Project and Play, part of the M-A Parent Education Series, will take place on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the M-A Performing Arts Center (PAC). Open to parents, youth 13+, educators, and community members! Register for this free event online. Lily’s Wings is an original project […]

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Singer/mental health advocate Gaby Castro performs at Menlo Park Library on May 13

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness month, the Menlo Park Library presents a performance by Bay Area singer and mental health advocate Gaby Castro on Monday, May 13 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm. Castro combines introspective song writing with a contemporary style. An advocate for mental illness awareness, many of Gaby’s songs touch on her […]

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Anthony Arya performing live in Menlo Park on May 11

The Season 15 “Team Adam” contestant of the Voice will perform at Café Zoë (1929 Menalto Ave,) on Saturday, May 11 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Anthony will be sharing his original tunes from his newly released album, Going to California. He will also be playing songs from his Voice […]

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Bike to Work Day is this Thursday, May 9

There will be nine Energizer stations in Menlo Park. Here’s a map to them that will also help plan your route when cycling from Menlo Park to another location.

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Menlo Park Police open house set for May 11

The Menlo Park Police Department (701 Laurel St.) is holding an open house on Saturday, May 11,  from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm The day’s events will include police demonstrations, static displays, a tour of the public safety communications center and much more. All members of the public are invited to come meet the staff […]

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