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    March 17, 2019


    Safe Routes to School Spring Party

    Sunday, March 24, 1-4PM, Arrillaga Family Recreation Center (Sequoia Room/Patio), 700 Alma St.

    Come learn about the Safe Routes to School program. The party includes a free bike repair station; a bike blender that makes free smoothies; bike helmet fittings; opportunity to give feedback for the Safe Routes to School program; Representatives from Parents for Safe Routes, San Mateo County Health System, San Mateo County Office of Education, SamTrans and more on hand to answer questions.



    "The Man Who Came to Dinner" performance by M-A students

    March 15-17 and 22-24, 2019, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2 pm, Menlo-Atherton High School's Performing Arts Center.

    Buy tickets and more info here. Suitable for adult and teen audiences. Nonstop laughs and mayhem!




    Mountain View Tennis Academy

    Play on a tennis team with your friends! Join a local spring league for fun and match play. More info here.



    Menlo Park Youth Poetry Contest -- Cash Prizes!

    Original works of poetry on the theme, “If I Were a Book…” may be entered for consideration. The deadline for entries is March 25, 2019. Entry forms are available at the Menlo Park Main Library at 800 Alma St. and at the Belle Haven Branch Library at 413 Ivy Drive. Winning poems will be presented in a special ceremony at the City Council at 6:15 p.m., Tuesday, May 7, 2019. For contest details, visit.



    Mental Health Workshop for Kids

    March 28 and April 18, 6:30-8:00 PM, SafeSpace Community Engagement Center, 708 Oak Grove Ave, Menlo Park

    The SafeSpace Youth Action Board in coordination with local mental health professionals presents “This Affects Us All: Helping a Friend in Crisis”,  a ninety minute workshop on how to help a friend struggling with their mental health, handle and defuse crisis situations, encourage help-seeking behaviors, and discuss difficult topics. This free presentation offered twice is for kids ages 11-20. Register here.