Weekly Message - December 2017
1283 Willow Road Community Meeting
Mayor Kirsten Keith and MidPen Housing are hosting a community meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. , to solicit community input on MidPen’s 1283 Willow Road and 335 Pierce Street properties. The meeting will be held at the Menlo Park Senior Center located at 110 Terminal Avenue. Please share this notice with your friends and neighbors and we look forward to seeing you.

Joe Simitian on "Listening to Trump's America: Bridging the Divide"
The Menlo Park Library will host a talk by Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian. Simitian visited 3 counties that had historically voted for Democratic candidates in Presidential elections, to learn what made them “flip” in 2016. He will share what he learned after conversations with over 100 people of different backgrounds. Online registration is required for this free event, which will take place on Thursday, December 7 at 7:00 p.m. in the Menlo Park City Council Chambers , located at 701 Laurel Street. 

2017 City Council Reorganization
You are invited to the City of Menlo Park’ City Council
reorganization on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 , at 7 p.m. at the City Council Chambers . Please join Mayor Kirsten Keith, Mayor Pro Tem Peter Ohtaki, and City Councilmembers Ray Mueller, Catherine Carlton, and Rich Cline as they select the next Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem.

It's a Wonderful Nutcracker
Blended with the story line of the classic film "It's a Wonderful Life", Menlowe Ballet’s production is set in the 1940's and boasts all the magical trimmings of a traditional Nutcracker. You and your family will experience surprising twists on both stories and a heartfelt message that while giving and receiving 'presents' is just part of what makes the holidays wonderful. This is a holiday production that you and your family will want to see!

December 8-10 & 15-17, 2017
Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center

Holiday Showcase
Come see a collection of fabulous performances where you, our talented community, enter the spotlight! Enjoy: Heartbeat of Hula, Soul line dancing, Persian dance, Jane Kellam Adult Jazz, Middle Eastern Belly Dancing, and an after showcase social hour.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
7 to 9 pm
Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center

Christmas Tree Lots
Support our local clubs and organizations by purchasing a tree at one of these Christmas Tree Lots:

The Kiwanis Christmas Tree Lot is l ocated on the Stanford Campus on the corner of Embarcadero and El Camino Real, across from Palo Alto High School.

The Nativity School Christmas Tree Lot is located at Nativity School on the corner of Oak Grove Ave. and Laurel St. in Menlo Park.

December 6
6:30 to 8:30 pm, Menlo Park Senior Center

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

December 7
7 to 8:30 pm, Menlo Park City Council Chambers

December 8-10 & 15-17
Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center

December 12
7 to 11 pm, Menlo Park City Council Chambers

December 13
7 to 9 pm, Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center

December 25-29
Chamber Office Closed on December 25
Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce | (650) 325-2818 |  menloparkchamber.com