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Monday, July 28, 2014

Former firefighter shows new works

The August show at the Portola Art Gallery in Menlo Park is "New Works" -- acrylic paintings of vintage trucks, vintage windmills, vintage tractors, and new still life and landscape paintings by former Menlo Park firefighter Jerry Peters.

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Saturday: Trio of local poets at library event

Three local poets will read from their work and talk about their writing process at "A Poet, a Poet, a Poet," a free event hosted by the Menlo Park Library on Saturday, Aug. 2.

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Grammy winner Shawn Colvin performing at Stanford Aug. 2

When Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin comes to Stanford Bing Concert Hall on Aug. 2, she'll bring just two things: herself and her guitar.

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County history goes up online

Visitors to the San Mateo County History Museum see only a small part of the museum's collections. Most of the items and archives are stored away until needed for exhibition or research.

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Wednesday: Soul, jazz singer Jessica Johnson at Menlo Park concert in park

Singer Jessica Johnson will perform soul and jazz songs on Wednesday, July 30, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Fremont Park at Santa Cruz Avenue and University Drive in downtown Menlo Park. The free event is part of the city's summer concert series.

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Friday, July 25, 2014

Worth A Look

Worth A Look this week: the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival comes to town; a two-day flood of blues and barbecue coming to Redwood City; Foothill Music Theatre puts on a Broadway classic.

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Sunday: Djerassi arts program holds open house

The Djerassi Resident Artists' Program will hold at open house Sunday, July 27, at the Djerassi Ranch, located at 2325 Bear Gulch Road in Woodside.

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Readers' Choice 2014 winners announced

Almanac readers name their favorite restaurants, shops, services and places to have fun in the Readers' Choice 2014 reader poll.

Wednesday, 6:17 PM | 2 comments

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Thursday: Portola Valley holds summer concert

Swing sounds of the 20-piece Legacy Band can be heard at a free outdoor summer concert from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the Portola Valley Town Center, 765 Portola Road.

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City launches monthly movie nights

Monthly movie nights are coming to Menlo Park. The first screening will be of the 2013 movie, "Frozen," at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 25, at the Arrillaga Recreation Center in the Civic Center at 700 Alma St.

Tuesday, 3:25 PM | 1 comment

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