Weekly Digest

For the week of June 10, 2019

This week's stories

• 13th annual block party and concert series kicks off June 12
• Apply now for the 2019 Youth Community Police Academy 
• New playground coming to Nealon Park this summer 
• Apply to serve on the statewide redistricting commission
• City seeks your feedback on Safe Routes to School strategy, walk and roll maps

Upcoming public meetings

• Tuesday, June 11, 7–11 p.m.
  City Council special meeting agenda
• Wednesday, June 12, 6–9 p.m.
  Heritage Tree Task Force meeting agenda
• Thursday, June 13, 7–9 p.m.
  Complete Streets Commission special meeting agenda
• Monday, June 17, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
  Library Commission meeting

City pond aerial

Upcoming events

• Wednesday, June 12, 5–9 p.m.
  Off the Grid food truck market 
• Wednesday, June 12, 5:30–8 p.m.
  Annual Downtown Block Party
• Sunday, June 16, 2–3 p.m.
  Summer Puppetry Festival: Fantasy on Strings 
• View all events
  City calendar
  

Menlo Park Caltrain Station

13th annual block party and concert series kicks off June 12

Enjoy an evening out at the 13th Annual Downtown Block Party and kick off the Summer Concert Series with the Sun Kings! Join us Wednesday, June 12, and bring your friends, family and neighbors to enjoy the sights, sounds and vibrant energy on Santa Cruz Avenue This year’s theme, connect with your neighbors and build community, will include entertainment for the whole family. It will be an evening filled with live music, mini golf, kid’s activities, petting...Click to continue


13th annual block party and concert series kicks off June 12

Apply now for the 2019 Youth Community Police Academy

The City is accepting applications for the Menlo Park Youth Community Police Academy, for Saturdays from September 7 to October 12, 2019. All youth in grades 8-12 between the ages of 13 and 18 years old are encouraged to take part in an interactive program that spans over six Saturdays. The youth academy will introduce participants to the inner workings of law enforcement and give an overview of police operations and…Click to continue


Apply now for the 2019 Youth Community Police Academy

New playground coming to Nealon Park this summer 

The City is contracting with GameTime to design and build a new nature-themed playground at Nealon Park. The new playground will be a national demonstration site based on its unique and innovative inclusive playground features. The work to demolish the current playground and build the new playground starts Monday, June 10, and will last for approximately eight weeks with anticipated completion in…Click to continue


New playground coming to Nealon Park this summer

Apply to serve on the statewide redistricting commission

Every 10 years, after the federal census, California must re-establish the boundaries of its Congressional, State Senate, State Assembly and State Board of Equalization districts to reflect new population data and shifting populations. The Voters FIRST Act gave this power to California citizens ensuring that new and fair political boundaries are drawn without special interests, politics and political influence. Eligible California citizens may submit an...Click to continue

Apply to serve on the statewide redistricting commission

City seeks your feedback on Safe Routes to School strategy, walk and roll maps

The Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program is a citywide program that encourages and enables children to walk, bike or bus to school by making school travel safer, easier and more fun. At the March 24, 2019, spring party, participants had the opportunity to see the SRTS Strategy Guide and the newly-developed Walk and Roll Maps for the first time and provide feedback. Walk and Roll Maps will be created for the 23 schools, both public and private, that serve...Click to continue

City seeks your feedback on Safe Routes to School strategy, walk and roll maps

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