Weekly Message - March 2019
Coffee with a Cop
Please join officers of the Menlo Park Police Department during our upcoming Coffee with a Cop event. Enjoy a cup with an officer as they learn more about the community issues and you learn more about the officers that serve your community.

Thursday, March 14, 9 to 11 am
693 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park

Town Hall Meeting
Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian and Palo Alto Weekly invite you to a Town Hall Meeting on the Stanford General Use Permit Application.

Come learn about the proposed conditions of approval and final environmental impact report about Stanford University's application to grow their campus development by 2,275,000 square feet plus 550 units of housing and 2,600 student beds.

Thursday, March 14, 6:30 to 8 pm
250 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto, CA

2019 PCE Reach Code Charrette
Peninsula Clean Energy  (PCE),  Silicon Valley Clean Energy  (SVCE) and the  San Mateo County Office of Sustainability  (OOS) are joining together to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, by developing “reach codes” that exceed state energy efficiency standards for buildings. This Charrette aims to involve community members who are interested in learning about reach codes and get feedback on what you would like to see in your community. Register online here!

Tuesday, March 19, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
City of San Mateo Downtown Public Library
55 West 3rd Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94402

In support of the reach code effort to minimize fossil fuel use in new construction, Menlo Spark has produced a Zero Carbon Commercial Construction Guide ( linked here ) that shows examples of developments that have avoided fossil fuels with all electric designs that save money and improve the comfort for occupants.

Menlo Gates Dedication
Please join the Menlo Park Historical Association for the dedication of the newly constructed Menlo Gates. Originally built in 1954 by two Irish immigrants, this is a full scale replica. The gates symbolize the long standing Sister City relationship with Galway, Ireland. Menlo Park Mayor, Ray Mueller will provide the keynote address. 

Sunday, March 17, 2 to 3 pm
800 Alma St, Menlo Park

St. Patrick's Day Celebrations
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by visiting one of your local businesses!

  • Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. Little House is celebrating St. Patrick's Day on Friday, March 15. Learn more

  • Join the Porta Blu Cooking Series at Hotel Nia on Friday, March 15 and awaken the Irish in you just in time for St. Patrick's day. Learn more

  • Come celebrate at The Refuge on Sunday, March 17! Learn more

  • Help Park James Hotel celebrate Irish heritage by joining them in the Park James courtyard for some shenanigans from March 17-19! Lean more


March 14
8 to 9:30 am, Chamber Conference Room

March 14
9 to 11 am, 693 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park

March 14
6:30 to 8:30 pm, 1140 Cowper Street, Palo Alto

March 15
9:30 am, 800 Middle Avenue, Menlo Park

March 15
7 to 8 pm, Porta Blu at Hotel Nia, Menlo Park

March 17
12 to 9 pm, 1143 Crane St, Menlo Park

March 17
2 to 3 pm, 800 Alma St, Menlo Park

March 17-19
Sunday - Tuesday, 1400 El Camino Real, Menlo Park

March 19
6:30 to 8:30 pm , 55 West 3rd Avenue, San Mateo

March 19
7:30 pm, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park

March 20
6:30 to 8:30 pm, 1017 Middlefield Road, Redwood City

March 22
7 to 8 pm, Porta Blu at Hotel Nia, Menlo Park

March 23-24
Saturday & Sunday, 748 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park
Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce | (650) 325-2818 |  menloparkchamber.com