Kids and adults interested in learning more about animals, the cosmos and more might check out the Menlo Park Library's third Science Night, set for Thursday, Nov. 17, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
The event will be held at the main library at 800 Alma St. in the Menlo Park Civic Center.
• A presentation by the SETI Institute and NASA called "Looking for ET: Where, How, and What Might we Find?"
• Stargazing with telescopes from the San Mateo County Astronomical Society
• Dry ice experiments with "Mad Science of the Bay Area"
• Animal demonstrations sponsored by Happy Hollow Park & Zoo, NorCal Bats and the Bay Area Amphibian and Reptile Society
• Bird identification games with the San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex
• Indoor planetarium shows by the Chabot Space and Science Center (limited tickets)
Go to the city's website for more information.