Summer 2015

35th annual Nativity Carnival this weekend kicks off summer in Menlo Park

The 35th annual Nativity Carnival is happening this weekend at Nativity School (Oak Grove and Laurel) starting tomorrow, June 5 at 5:00 pm. It will be open Saturday, June 6 from noon to 11:00 pm and Sunday, June 7, from noon to 6:00 pm. Admission is free. In addition to 20 carnival rides and dozens of game […]

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Brian Van Dyck directs curriculum at Embark Labs summer program for kids and teens

By his count, middle school teacher Brian Van Dyck has taught 5,000 students about computer science over the past 20 years.  He’s currently doing so at La Entrada Middle School in Menlo Park where he offers Innovative Computing Experience as an after school academic credited course. This summer he’ll be offering classes through Embark Labs […]

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Marissa Muller takes off on cross country trip riding a solar-powered electric bike

Sacred Heart Prep grad Marissa Muller started her professional career as a journalist at CNN before taking a hard right turn and working for companies focused on sustainability. As she embarks from Southern California on Thursday atop a solar-charged electric bike on a cross-country trip — which she will be chronicling along the way — you could conclude she’s […]

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Friday Frolics heralds the start of outdoor fun in Menlo Park’s University Park neighborhood

Thanks to the organizing efforts of University Park resident Josie Tang, the first of three Friday Frolics kicked off the summer a month early on Friday night. Neighbors of all ages gathered on Perry Lane, bringing drinks and treats to share. Resident Cindy Tipton took some photos of kids being kids. Additional Frolics will be held in June and […]

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Menlo Park Legends baseball team is looking for local host families

David Klein, M-A grad and founder/general manager of the Menlo Park Legends sent us this email: “The Menlo Park Legends collegiate summer baseball team is looking for a few more families to host our out- of-area players. “All of our student-athletes are fantastic young men who make great role models and incredible additions to any […]

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Summer Camp Fair scheduled for March 6 at Arrillaga Family Recreation Center

This family-fun event, scheduled for March 6 from 6:00 t0 8:00 pm, will provide parents the opportunity to learn about the various camp options this summer and give kids a chance to meet the staff. Register your child for a City-run camp at the event and receive 10% off! In addition, a raffle will be […]

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