For the week of May 27, 2019

This week's stories

•  New bus shelter installed on Willow Road
•  Early June events launch the annual Summer Learning Challenge
•  Residents can drop off unwanted or expired medications for safe disposal

Upcoming public meetings

• Thursday, May 30, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
  Parks and Recreation Facilities Master Plan User Focus
  Group and Community Meeting 
• Monday, June 3, 7–11 p.m.
  Planning Commission meeting

Upcoming events

• Monday, May 27, All day
  City offices closed for Memorial Day holiday 
• Wednesday, May 29, 5–9 p.m.
  Off the Grid food truck market 
• Saturday, June 1, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
  Summer Learning Challenge 2019 Kickoff 
• City calendar
  View all events

Memorial Day U.S. flag by headstones

New bus shelter installed on Willow Road

The City of Menlo Park just installed a new bus shelter for the westbound Willow Road stop at Hamilton Avenue serving the Belle Haven neighborhood. The stop serves two Dumbarton Express bus routes connecting Menlo Park residents to the East Bay via the Dumbarton Bridge to the east and Palo Alto to the west. This bus shelter is the second bus shelter purchased and installed by the City. The other was installed at the Onetta Harris Community Center in December 2017. These shelters benefit many members in the…Click to continue

New bus shelter installed on Willow Road

Early June events launch the annual Summer Learning Challenge

The City’s annual Summer Learning Challenge kicks off with events for both children and adults. The children’s Summer Learning Challenge Kickoff is Saturday, June 1, 2019, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Participants will collect a free book, incentive prize and enter the weekly raffle for fun outings. Other fun activities are also planned. Can’t attend the kickoff? You can still register anytime during the summer – but be sure to get your free incentive book by June 30. For adults, the program…Click to continue

children reading summer learning challenge

Residents can drop off unwanted or expired medications for safe disposal

Did you know the City has a drop box in the Police lobby at 701 Laurel St., for the safe disposal of expired or unwanted medications? The medication disposal kiosk accepts pharmaceuticals in any dosage, except for those listed as an exception. Items not accepted include herbal remedies, vitamins, supplements, cosmetics, other personal care products, compressed cylinders, aerosols, inhalers, medical devices, sharps, illicit drugs and iodine containing medications…Click to continue

woman looking at prescription bottles for medical disposal

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