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Fit4Mom SF Peninsula is  hosting a race just for the kids on November 17, from 10:00 am to Noon at Bedwell Bayfront Park in Menlo Park. There will be a Thanksgiving themed warm up followed by runs organized by age group:

  • 6-10 years old – 20 minute obstacle course
  • 3-5 years – 12 minute obstacle course
  • 0-2 years – Thanksgiving turkey gobble and dance party!

Face painting, fun and games, and prizes during the entire event!

$20 entry fee per child includes a t-shirt and prizes for the kids! Register online.

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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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Rockin’ Kids Sing-Along comes to Belle Haven library branch on Oct. 20

Rockin’ Kids Sing-Along is a musical playgroup designed for all-ages and specializing in early childhood development. Rockin’ Kids Sing-Along is hosted by Stephanie Pepitone, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and former punk rock singer/guitarist. Stephanie plays acoustic guitar and leads families in singing, dancing, and music making. Featuring original children’s music and family-friendly rock ‘n roll […]

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Teen Gaming comes to Menlo Park Library on Oct. 18

Hang out with your friends and play the Nintendo Switch in our new Teen Zone on Friday, Oct. 18 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm at the Menlo Park Library! There will be monthly video gaming tournaments to test your skills against your friends. Grades 4-12

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World-famous human tower group from Catalonia on view at Holbrook Palmer Park

Last Saturday (Oct. 12), a world famous human tower group from Catalonia put on quite a show at Holbrook Palmer Park in Atherton. “It is a festive event for the Catalan community in the Bay Area where we celebrate the old cultural activity typical of our land,” emailed Jordi Argente in advance of the event. “We […]

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Sugar Shack 2.0 debuts in downtown Menlo Park

No, you’re not seeing things when you drive into the parking lot adjacent to Draeger’s. The Sugar Shack is back — just in time for Halloween and the holidays! “It’s really a Sugar Shack pop up,” explained owner Suzi Tinsley during a recent preview visit. “I’ve assumed the lease from Anthem for a year. If […]

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19th annual Pancake Breakfast takes place on Oct. 12

The 19th annual Pancake Breakfast — always a family favorite — takes place on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 7:30 to 11:00 am at Menlo Park Fire District Station One, 300 Middlefield Road. Sponsored by the Junior League of Palo Alto-Mid Peninsula and benefiting the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation, there will be kids activities, fire truck […]

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Dinosaurs Rock! at Belle Haven branch of the Menlo Park Library on Sunday, Oct. 6

Travel back to the Jurassic at the Belle Haven branch (413 Ivy Dr.) of the Menlo Park Library on Sunday, Oct. 6 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. The library will transform into a paleontology museum, with 30 amazing specimens, a spectacular interactive presentation, and a fossil dig activity! This free program is funded by the […]

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Park James Hotel hosts “Taste of the Tropics” on Sept. 28

Park James Hotel in Menlo Park (1400 El Camino Real) is hosting a  tropical themed party Saturday, Sept. 28,  from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. There will be tropical food, drinks sponsored by Koloa Rum, live music by David Parsons III, and authentic lei making. All net profits benefit Menlo Park schools with Facebook donating $10,000 […]

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Dogs give it their all at first Mutt Strutt Super Heroes Dog Show in Menlo Park

Dog and their humans filled Fremont Park in Menlo Park on Sunday, all to raise awareness about San Francisco-based Muttville Senior Dog Rescue and its newest Silicon Valley chapter. “Friends of Muttville was founded less than a year ago and Sunday’s Mutt Strutt Super Heroes Dog Show was our official public launch,” said Woodside resident Mary […]

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“Book-ish” Trivia Night comes to Menlo Park Library on Aug. 29

On Thursday, August 29, the Menlo Park Library is hosting a special, after-hours event just for adults 21 and over from 6:30 to 8:00 pm To celebrate the end of our Adult Summer Learning Challenge, we’re holding a “Book-ish” Trivia Night! Join us for: – Light refreshments and (adult) beverages – Trivia game and prizes – Adult […]

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