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Connect with local resources, enjoy food and local entertainment and meet representatives from every city department at the Belle Haven Spring Fair.

Enjoy:
– Fun activities for children and the whole family
– Festive music
– Free food
– Free raffle for prizes

The event takes place on Saturday, April 27 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm; 410 Ivy Drive, Menlo Park.

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Dinosaurs Rock! at Menlo Park Library on April 25

Travel back to the Jurassic Age at the Menlo Park Library on Thursday, April 25 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm during this after-hours event. 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 Friends of the […]

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Spotted: Easter bunny minister

Aaron Klinefelter, who is the associate for children and family ministries at Trinity Church in Menlo Park, donned rabbit ears to get the attention of kids who were waiting patiently for the post-service Easter egg hunt to begin. Photo by Frances Freyberg (c) 2019

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Menlo Park kids are on the hunt for Easter eggs at Burgess Park

The City of Menlo Park in partnership with the Menlo Park Firefighters Association and the Menlo Park Fire District held egg hunts at both Kelly and Burgess Park this morning. InMenlo contributing photographer Robb Most stopped by the latter to capture some of the fun. Photos by Robb Most (c) 2019

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Easter egg hunts planned for Menlo Park and Atherton

Hop on over to either Burgess (701 Laurel St – pictured above.) or Kelly Park (100 Terminal Ave.) for the City of Menlo Park’s annual egg hunts presented in partnership with the Menlo Park Firefighters Association and the Menlo Park Fire District. The Bunny will arrive at 10:00 am for pictures, and the hunt will […]

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Kids invited to make a Fabergé egg on March 23 at Menlo Park Library

Take a virtual trip to Russia! Learn about the famous Fabergé eggs, and create one of your own to take home. For ages 6-11, registration required. This free event is funded by the Friends of the Menlo Park Library.  

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Kids grades 3-6 can learn how to read aloud like an actor on March 20

In this fun class, Enid Davis of Story Friends leads students through exercises in reading aloud in a dramatic, effective voice, skills useful in any presentation — be it literary or nonfiction. It will take place on Wednesday, March 20 from 3:30 to 5:30 pm at the Menlo Park Library. The program is free but […]

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Kids can create their own puppets at Menlo Park Library on Feb. 23

Art and Rachel of Puppet Art Theater will lead students (ages 7-10) in the creation of their own custom puppets to take home at the Menlo Park Library on Feb. 23 from 10:30 to 11:45 am. Registration is required; available online. This free event is funded by the Friends of the Menlo Park Library. Puppet […]

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Easy Valentines from the grocery store!

Typically Valentine’s Day is all about flowers and candy to express our love. Often times life gets in the way and the last minute scramble for a gift, means exorbitantly priced roses and chocolates. Well don’t worry, there are lots of amazing, fun and useful things you can pick up at the store that will make […]

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It’s countdown to Noon at Cheeky Monkey Toys on Dec. 31

Join Cheeky Monkey Toys (640 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park) on December 31st at 11.30 am for its annual Countdown to Noon. The downtown store will have a noontime celebration for the New Year with fun crafts and activities to bring in the new year — and a balloon drop at the stroke of noon!

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Día de los Muertos festival at Menlo Park Senior Center

As part of school assignment, M-A junior Lena Kalotihos photographed the Día de los Muertos festival at the Menlo Park Senior Center last Friday (Nov. 2). She emails: “The decorations were absolutely beautiful, papel picado on the ceiling and pictures of the deceased family members hanging on the walls. Scattered throughout were hand-painted skulls, skeletons, pumpkins, […]

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