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"Pancake Breakfast 2015"
Firefighters James Kanzler, Will Fitzsimmons, and Joseph Foster serve pancakes at the 15th annual Pancake Breakfast in Menlo Park. 1,000 attendees enjoyed pancakes and fire safety demonstrations at the event at the Menlo Park Fire District Headquarters on October 3, cosponsored by the Junior League of Palo AltoMid Peninsula. The event raised $14,000 to benefit the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation, to provide needed programs for burn survivors in California. Submitted by Frances Freyberg on Oct 12, 2015

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Saturday: Author gives talk on new book: 'Life and Times of Dennis Martin'
Bo Crane will talk about his book, "The Life and Times of Dennis Martin," at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at the San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway in downtown Redwood City. Wednesday, 9:00 AM

3-D light shows return to Redwood City
Magic Lantern 3-D light shows, which last year transformed Redwood City's Courthouse Square into a dazzling display of animation, colors, and music, will return on Tuesday evenings starting Feb. 9. Thursday, 8:32 AM

On Stage: Menlo School Drama presents "The Miracle Worker"
This Friday, Saturday and Sunday Menlo School Drama stages "The Miracle Worker." Wednesday, 8:36 AM

Friday: Creative writing group brings stage production to Portola Valley
A group of local professional working artists is bringing an original production from "page-to-stage," hoping to inspire young writers and raise money to continue doing so on a broader scale. Monday, 6:40 PM

A night of rockin' covers at Club Fox
Three of the adult bands from School of Rock in Palo Alto will bring down the house with dance and music chart-topping songs from every decade at Redwood City's Club Fox on Thursday. Wednesday, 11:41 AM

Saturday: Free Super Bowl festivities at Stanford Shopping Center
To mark Super Bowl 50, the Stanford Shopping Center is hosting a free pre-Super Bowl party with football-themed snacks, prizes, games and a highlight reel of the road to the championship game on Saturday. Wednesday, 11:43 AM

Exhibit opens for Menlo Park artist Diana Jaye
"Jug Handle Cove" is one of the new works by Diana Jaye of Menlo Park that will be on display at Viewpoints Gallery, 315 State St. in Los Altos, during February. A reception for the artist will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6. Monday, 6:27 PM

Moroccan food with a little shimmy
The only thing better than dinner . . . is dinner and a show. Thursday night is always a belly-baring party at Morocco's Restaurant in downtown Mountain View. Munch on authentic Moroccan food and watch belly dancers shake, balance and twirl.
Thursday, 5:57 PM

Belle Haven Community Library launches weekly storytimes
During the first weeks of January, the Belle Haven Community Library launched two weekly storytime programs, targeted for different age groups. Thursday, 5:36 PM

Theatreworks celebrates Irving Berlin
"The song is ended," as one of Irving Berlin's lyrics goes, "but the melody lingers on." Though he first rose to fame more than a century ago, Berlin's melodies have been lingering on in popular culture ever since, including in the one-man show "Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin," presented by Theatreworks at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. Thursday, 7:05 PM

Explore color with a new exhibit at The Main Gallery
A new and reflective art exhibit at The Main Gallery in Redwood City, "Winter Light," is a "chilling and bright" installation that uses the unique colors of the season. Thursday, 7:08 PM

Feb. 6: Author gives talk on 'Life & Times of Dennis Martin'
Bo Crane will talk about his book, "The Life and Times of Dennis Martin," at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at the San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway in downtown Redwood City. Thursday, 3:03 PM


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