Weekly Message - August 2018
Register for the Downtown Block Party!
The Block Party represents a unique opportunity for businesses to showcase Menlo Park to residents and visitors who may not otherwise be downtown. The 12th Annual Downtown Block Party is on August 16, 2018 from 5:30 to 8 pm on Santa Cruz Avenue .

Nominate Golden Acorn Recipients
The Golden Acorn Awards is a Menlo Park tradition. During this event, the Chamber celebrates community achievement through the volunteer efforts and contributions of organizations and individuals.

The Nominating Committee will select award recipients in
the fields of Business Excellence, Community Service, Professional
Excellence, and Unsung Hero. The recipients are individual contributors, small businesses, organizations and non-profits serving Menlo Park.

You can fill out the PDF nomination form or complete the
online form . Nominations are due August 10, 2018 .
Third Annual Paws for Paws
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, 701 Laurel St.

Summer Concert Series: Kenya B Trio (Funk/R&B)
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 Kenya B Trio.  The Kenya B Trio lays down jazzy blues and funk originals, and original arrangements of blues, jazz funk and soul from great artists of the 1960s through the 1990s and beyond.

Wednesday, August 1, 6:30 to 8 pm
Fremont Park, Menlo Park

Menlo Movie Series - Cars 3
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 3, 8:30 to 10:15 pm
Burgess Park, Menlo Park

Join Hybridge at the Small Business Expo
Don’t miss the chance to network with thousands of business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals in the area! Join Hybridge at the Small Business Expo this August 9th !

Come by booth 633 for a chance to win a new GoPro Hero, and attend our workshop at 12:30 pm on the five key questions every owner should consider when thinking about the Cloud!

Thursday, August 9
San Mateo County Event Center - Expo Hall

Patagonia and South America
Have you dreamed of plying the pristine waters of Patagonia or staying in a unique luxury lodge, all while exploring the fjords, glaciers and wildlife of the bottom end of South America? Learn the secrets of Cape Horn, Tierra del Fuego and Easter Island from the experts!

Thursday, August 9, 5:30 to 7 pm
825 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park

Menlo Park Summer Events

August 16

August 3
8:30 to 9:30 am, Chamber Conference Room

August 7
5:30 to 9 pm, Menlo Park local neighborhoods

August 8
6 to 8 pm, CCRM San Francisco, Menlo Park

August 9
9 am to 5 pm, 1346 Saratoga Dr. San Mateo

August 9
5:30 to 7 pm, 825 Santa Cruz Avenue

August 11
1 to 6 pm, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park

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
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