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Community - July 31, 2013

Around Town: Tour de Peninsula on Sunday

Now in its 22nd year, the Tour de Peninsula cycling event will take place Sunday, Aug. 4. Cycling on the short route of 20 miles and the long route of 31 miles start at 8 a.m. at Coyote Point Park in San Mateo. The Metric Century for advanced cyclists, which covers 63 miles, begins at 7 a.m.

A kids' route of one to six laps of a closed loop around Coyote Point Park starts at noon.

On the day of the event, registration begins at 6 a.m. Cost is $55 for adults, $25 for those 12 to 17 years, and free for kids 11 and under. The start and finish line is at the Eucalyptus picnic area in Coyote Point Park.

How to make dumplings

Author and teacher Andrea Nguyen will demonstrate how to make dumplings three ways with just one filling and one dough at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, in the downstairs meeting room at the Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St. in Menlo Park.

The free interactive demonstration and tasting party is presented by the Friends of the Menlo Park Library. For free van service for seniors and those with disabilities, call 330-2512 to schedule a pickup.

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