Weekly Message - August 2018
Downtown Block Party this Thursday
Join us for an awesome evening of live music, kid friendly fun, and free activities for all ages. The event will take place along Santa Cruz Avenue between El Camino Real and University Drive in Menlo Park on this Thursday, August 16 from 5:30 to 8 pm .

Enjoy: Live Music, Silent Disco, Petting Zoo, Classic Cars, Trackless Train, Kids Zone, Photo Booth, and Outdoor Dining!

SCORE Small Business Counseling
SCORE is a nationwide organization which operates under the auspices of the Small Business Administration of the federal government. Their mission is to grow successful small businesses across America.

SCORE offers FREE business mentoring, a wide range of educational programs, and numerous templates and tools to help you start or grow a business or nonprofit. A SCORE counselor can also meet you at the Chamber Office!

To request an appointment or further information, call 650-325-2818 or send us an email !
Third Annual Paws for Paws Walk
Bring your furry four-legged friends and your family members to Menlo Park’s 3rd Annual Paws for Paws Walk at beautiful Burgess Park. Paws for Paws benefits the Menlo Park Police Foundation and the Menlo Park Police Department K9 Unit.

Saturday, August 25, 8 am to 12 pm
Burgess Park, Menlo Park

Summer Concert Series: Pellejo Seco (Cuban / World Fusion)
The Summer Concert Series presented by Facebook features a variety of musical styles from Jazz to Country to hits of today and yesterday. Bring your picnic blanket and dinner, and of course there is always room for dancers of all ages.

This Wednesday's concert features Pellejo Seco.  Pellejo Seco is sometimes described as a world fusion band, because you can hear a hint of flamenco there, a smidge of hip-hop there.

Wednesday, August 15, 6:30 to 8 pm
Kelly Park, Menlo Park

Menlo Movie Series - The Lego Ninjago Movie
The 2018 Menlo Movie Series features free outdoor movies at Burgess Park. Grab a chair, blanket and some snacks to enjoy a free community movie night with your friends and family. Come and enjoy a night of watching the stars, under the stars.

Friday, August 17, 8:15 to 10:00 pm
Burgess Park, Menlo Park

16th Annual Tour de Menlo
Join the 16th Annual Tour de Menlo on Saturday, August 18 ! This ride is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Menlo Park Foundation and the Almanac.

  • Fully supported ride with water/rest stops and SAG
  • FREE lunch provided by Lutticken's Deli in Menlo Park
  • 7 am or 10 am start at Menlo-Atherton High School
  • All proceeds go to Rotary need-based college scholarships and nonprofits including the Boys and Girls Club, Second Harvest Food Bank, Life Moves and many others
  • Plenty of opportunity to learn more about Rotary

Menlo Park Summer Events

August 16

August 16
5:30 to 8 pm, Santa Cruz Avenue

August 17
8:30 to 9:30 am, Chamber Conference Room

August 18
7 am or 10 am start, Menlo-Atherton High School

August 20-25
Monday to Saturday, 800 Middle Avenue, Menlo Park

August 25
8 am to 12 pm, Burgess Park, Menlo Park

August 25
4 to 8 pm, Marcela's Village Gallery, Menlo Park

August 30
8 to 9:30 am, Chamber Conference Room
Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce | (650) 325-2818 |  menloparkchamber.com