Holidays 2012

M-A students collecting canned food for families in need

M-A students can be spotted outside local grocery stores collecting canned food to distribute to families in need on Saturday, December 8. This year the students are partnering with Second Harvest Food Bank so people will receive food all year long, not just during the holidays. The ways in which you can give are: Donate on […]

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Local startup and MPPC team up with turkey dinner donation program

Local Menlo Park startup, Yiftee, has teamed up with Menlo Park Presbyterian Church (MPPC) in a Turkey Dinner donation program benefiting 300+ neighbors at Verbo Church and the Redwood City Community. Click Yiftee Donations to donate a turkey, side dishes or pie ($10-$30) for Thanksgiving Dinner or food baskets for families in need. 100% of your […]

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Get a head start on shopping at the MPAEF Holiday Boutique at Allied Arts in Menlo Park

Two dozen local vendors, including Menlo Park’s Wrap It Up, which sells holiday aprons and other handcrafted wares, are taking part in the MPAEF Holiday Boutique, which continues until 2:30 pm today at Allied Arts and is free and open to the community. (Pictured above is Wrap It Up owner Kim Salkind and daughter Hannah […]

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MPPC’s Global Gift Fair showcases artisans from developing countries

Artisans from more than 13 developing countries will benefit from local shoppers at the Global Gift Fair at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church, 950 Santa Cruz Ave. in Menlo Park, on Saturday, November 10, 9:00 am to 8:00 pm, and Sunday, November 11, 9 am to 3 pm. Because the church partners with Heavenly Treasures, a […]

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Atherton Dames Holiday Tea tickets on sale beginning Nov. 5

The Holbrook-Palmer Park Foundation Atherton Dames annual Children’s Holiday Tea is scheduled for  Sunday, December 2 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Jennings Pavilion located at 150 Watkins Avenue, Atherton (Holbrook-Palmer Park). Children will enjoy a visit with Santa, a holiday themed puppet show and craft activity. Sandwiches, delicious treats and beverages will […]

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Let There Be Magic is theme at Filoli for this year’s nine-day holiday traditions

Filoli’s  nine-day Holiday Traditions this year features the theme Let There Be Magic. Rooms throughout the first floor of the historic House and Visitors Center are transformed into a unique, magical showcase. The kickoff to Holiday Traditions is the popular Premier Access Shopping Evening, Friday, November 23, where visitors enjoy live music, wine and appetizers. The […]

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Recology coat drive scheduled from November 5-9

Recology San Mateo County is launching its Coats for Kids Program to collect new and gently used coats to donate to those in need of a warm coat during the cold weather season. From Monday, November 5 through Friday, November 9, drivers from Recology will collect coats curbside from residential homes on their collection day […]

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