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City Manager's Budget Workshop
The theme for this year's budget is “From Vision to Fruition.” Come learn how the City finances work and what is included in next year's proposed budget on Tuesday, May 29 from 6 to 8 pm at the City Council Chambers .

The budget workshop will provide an overview of the City Manager’s draft $142 million spending plan and an opportunity to ask questions and make comments.

Chamber Business Alliance : Deep Dive
The Chamber Business Alliance (CBA) is a group of small business entrepreneurs that meet twice a month for the purpose of promoting business growth.

T his Friday's CBA meeting will include a Deep Dive presentation by Clinton Ward who will be covering the variety of benefits available to AAA members which include the three levels of emergency road service, the different transactions available through our DMV auto registration service as well as the different insurance products offered through AAA.  

Friday, June 1, 2018
8:30 to 9:30 am
Chamber Conference Room

Get Us Moving San Mateo County needs your help!
San Mateo County Business Leaders and Employees need to provide input on transportation-related funding priorities right away!

Before June 4 , we need San Mateo County-based business leaders and employees to submit their feedback on funding category priorities ranging from reducing traffic on highways, repairing potholes, improving transit options, bike and pedestrian safety and accessibility and improving the Dumbarton Corridor.

Please complete the Budget Challenge as soon as possible!

First Friday: Art, Wine Tasting, & Live Music
A.Space invites you to join Proprietor Jill Layman to a free happy hour celebration on the First Friday of the month in charming Menlo Park. This event is part of a summer series of “First Fridays” hosted by  A.Space  a retail art gallery and private event space and  Art Ventures Gallery   which will offer eclectic music, complimentary wine and nibbles on the first Friday of each month. A.Space's featured musician is acclaimed local violinist Mark Fish. 

Stop in with friends to see what’s trending downtown this summer and discover the visually stimulating works of our talented artists.

Friday, June 1, 4 to 6 pm
773 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park

38th Annual Nativity Carnival
A Menlo Park tradition marking the end of another school year and beginning of summer. Come join us and stay awhile. The carnival features 14-15 full size carnival rides, free admission, free entertainment, and free parking in a safe and secure environment. Huge bouncy houses in the gym.

Friday, June 8, 5 to 11 pm 
Saturday, June 9, 12 to 11 pm 
Sunday, June 10, 12 to 6 pm 
1250 Laurel St, Menlo Park

Click here  for raffle and ride tickets order forms and more info.
Bayou on the Bayfront
Celebrate New Orleans Style! Enjoy live music, Southern, Creole & Cajun Cuisines, cultural dances, and an Art & Vendor Showcase on Saturday, June 9 at Facebook's Bayou on the Bayfront from 1 to 6 pm at 1 Hacker Way .

Proceeds benefit local community non-profits.

In the Courtyard at Menlo Grill Bistro & Bar
From May through October 2018, the Menlo Grill Bistro & Bar will feature live music in the courtyard every Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday from 6 to 9 pm and Friday and Saturday from 5 to 9 pm . Featuring local artists; Dave Cimmen, Jimmy Ashley, Lucas McLaughlin and Simon & Paul. Craft beer, a full bar and award winning menu complete the scene. Large party and fire pit reservations available.


May 29
6 to 8 pm, City Council Chambers

May 29
7:30 pm, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

May 31
7 pm, Fair Oaks Community Center, Redwood City

June 1
8:30 to 9:30 am, Chamber Conference Room

June 1
4 to 6 pm, 773 Santa Cruz Ave

June 1-3
Friday to Sunday, Vallombrosa Center, Menlo Park

June 2
12 pm, 883 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park

June 8-10
Friday to Sunday, 1250 Laurel Street, Menlo Park

June 9
1 to 6 pm, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park

June 9-17
1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo
Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce | (650) 325-2818 |  menloparkchamber.com