Events

Emails Allen Weinger: “Hi, friends. Well, the kids are back in school, football’s on TV, and there’s a slight chill in the evening air.

“Come celebrate the change of the seasons at the Members’ homecoming/almost-solstice show this Friday evening, September 20, at our favorite local brew pub, the Freewheel Brewing Co. at 3736 Florence Street in Marsh Manor in Redwood City.

“The rock’n’roll and good times start at 7:30. We hope to see you there.”

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“Inspirations Close to Home” is theme of Atherton Arts Foundation exhibit on Sept. 21

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Senior legal rights is focus of talk at Little House on Sept. 17

Guardianship? Estate planning? Trusts? What are the rules? Can you change your mind? What legal rights do you have? Bring your questions and find out something you don’t know and something you should know at Little House (800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park) on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 1:30 pm. Guest speaker attorney Ronald Marblestone will lead […]

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Bonnie Lockhart brings music from around the world to Menlo Park Library on Sept. 17

“Songs and Music Games from Around the World” is Bonnie Lockhart’s participatory concert for preschool and primary grade children and families. Come to the Menlo Park Library on Sept. 17 from 4:00 to 5:00 pm for a show full of sing-along, clap along, move-along activities with folk songs from many countries and cultures including Jamaica, Japan, […]

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Remembering “The Day the Music Died” at the Menlo Park Library on Sept. 17

In the early hours of February 3, 1959, a small plane took off from Clear Lake, Iowa, heading for Fargo, North Dakota. On board were the pilot and three young pop musicians: Buddy Holly (pictured), Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper. A few minutes after take-off, the plane inexplicably crashed, killing all on board. On […]

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Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale Sept. 14 and 15

The Friends of the Library book sale is back! Stop by and save money on some wonderful books, all while supporting the library. DVDs and music CDs will also be featured. Prices start at $0.50 for mass market paperbacks and $1 for trade and hardcover titles. This two-day sale will run Saturday, Sept. 14 from […]

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Author Alex Schafran discusses his book “The Road to Resegregation: Northern California and the Failure of Politics” on Sept. 10

Meet author Alex Schafran and discuss his book, The Road to Resegregation: Northern California and the Failure of Politics at the Menlo Park Library on Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. From the publisher’s description of The Road to Resegregation: Northern California and the Failure of Politics: “How could Northern California, the wealthiest […]

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“Between the Notes” featured at Menlo Park Library on Sept. 9

Explore some of the world’s great musical pieces! Delve into what the composer might have meant, what you hear, and what the piece means to you. You don’t have to have any prior music knowledge to enjoy this fun session of musical appreciation at the Menlo Park Library on Monday, Sept. 9, from 6:30 to 7:30 […]

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Kids and teens invited to “paint like Frida” on Sept. 9

Come learn who Frida Kahlo was, and enjoy an afternoon of painting in her style. Christie’s Creative Cupboard will bring all the supplies. Registration required. Grades 4-12 are welcome. This free event takes place on Monday, Sept. 9 at 3:30 pm at the Belle Haven branch (413 Ivy Dr.) of the Menlo Park Library.  

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Annual Atherton emergency preparedness drill on Sept. 7

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District (MPFPD), CERT, the Atherton Disaster and Preparedness Team (ADAPT), the Town of Atherton and the Atherton Police Department invite you to join us for the 4th Annual Atherton Community Emergency Drill on September 7, 2019 at Holbrook-Palmer Park (150 Watkins Avenue, Atherton). The drill begins at 8:00 am with […]

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Tuolumne River Film Festival returns to M-A PAC on Sept. 7

Join fellow nature lovers for an evening of fun and films to celebrate the Tuolumne River and the culture that flows from it! This year’s festival will feature short films from the Wild and Scenic Film Festival, the International Ocean Film Festival, live music, and much more! The Festival takes place at the M-A PAC […]

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