Weekly Message - May 2018
A.Space Meet-the-Artist Celebration
A.Space invites you to join Proprietor Jill Layman and special guest and local abstract figurative artist Gail Ragains, to a Happy Hour celebration on the First Friday of this month with complimentary wine and nibbles.

Stop in with friends to see what’s trending downtown this summer and discover the visually stimulating works of our talented artists. This Friday's event is from 5 to 7 pm however we are inviting chamber members to an exclusive champagne preview from 4 to 5 pm .

Friday, May 4, 5 to 7 pm
773 Santa Cruz Ave

Voting in San Mateo County is Changing for the June Election!
The Voter’s Choice Act will go into effect in San Mateo County for the June 5, 2018 election. Voters can choose when, where and how they vote. Ballots will be mailed to every registered voter in early May. Voters can then either mail their ballot using the included postage-paid envelope, drop it off in one of 26 secure Ballot Drop-Off Boxes located throughout the County, or take it to any of the County’s 39 Vote Centers which will replace precinct polling locations. A list of Ballot Drop-Off Box and Vote Center locations and more information can be found at the San Mateo County Elections website .

Chamber Mixer
Mix, meet, & mingle with local business professionals.

Come and learn about the Chamber and how you can be more involved as an ambassador of business success in Menlo Park. Chamber Mixers are your opportunity to network, interact, and promote your business. Take advantage of this chance to make connections and exchange ideas. 

Chamber Members and Member Guests are welcome.

Wednesday, May 16, 5:30 to 7 pm
Bank of the West, Menlo Park

Menlowe Ballet Presents: Illume
This riveting program features The Lady with the Lamp , choreographed by Artistic Director Michael Lowe and Associate Artistic Director Sarah-Jane Measor, Dennis Nahat’s Pas de Cinq from Swan Lake , and Donald McKayle’s Crossing the Rubicon: Passing the Point of No Return.

Order tickets here !

Friday, May 11, 8 pm
Saturday, May 12, 2 pm & 8 pm
Sunday, May 13, 2 pm
Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center

Kite Day
Come out to Kite Day and enjoy a breezy afternoon full of fun for the whole family! Volunteers from the Menlo Park Kiwanis will be helping BBQ hotdogs, while Menlo Park staff and volunteers will help you assemble your kite and get it up in the air.

Saturday, May 5, 12 to 3 pm
Bedwell Bayfront Park

Bike to Work Day
The Bay Area’s 24th annual Bike to Work Day will take place on Thursday, May 10, 2018 with all nine Bay Area counties participating in the celebration. The event is part of National Bike Month.

  • Give bike commuting a try!
  • Participate in the biggest bicycle event in the Bay Area.
  • Take part in bicycle-friendly events happening all month.

2018 Commuter Challenge
Join the 2018 Commuter Challenge ! This Spring, embrace change and discover new transportation modes other than driving alone in your vehicle.

From April 1st to May 31st, people who join the challenge and commute to, from or through San Mateo County using an alternative mode will be eligible to win weekly prizes and one of five grand prizes. Register here.


May 1
Tuesday, Dine at participating restaurants

May 2
6 to 8 pm, Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center

May 2
6:30 pm, Doelger Senior Center, Daly City

May 4
8:30 to 9:30 am, Chamber Conference Room

May 4
5 to 7 pm, 773 Santa Cruz Ave

May 4-5
Sat & Sun, 748 Santa Cruz Ave

May 5
12 to 3 pm, Bedwell Bayfront Park

May 9
6:30 to 8:30 pm, Redwood City Public Library

May 10
Thursday, Bay Area

May 11-13
Fri to Sun, Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center

May 12
1 to 6 pm, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park

May 16
5:30 to 7 pm, Bank of the West
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