Menlo Park Police Department


Children and families are invited to meet their neighborhood police officers, eat pizza and bond over books on Friday, Aug. 30 from 6:30 to 7:45 pm outside Burgess pool in Burgess Park

• Listen to books read by police officers
• Receive a free children’s book
• Meet officers and get their autographs
• Pizza and refreshments for the kids
• Attend “Movie Night” immediately after in coordination with Community Services

A screening of Finding Dory will begin 15 minutes after the Friday Night Reads event concludes. The movie will be at the Burgess Pool.

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