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Community - November 28, 2012

Sunday: Holiday train stop in Menlo

The Caltrain holiday train will stop at 7:45 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at the Menlo Park train station. Glittering with more than 60,000 lights and holiday decorations, the train will be collecting toys for children in need.

During the 20-minute stop, Santa, Ms. Claus, Frosty and the whole gang will get off the train to greet children and pose for pictures. The Salvation Army band will provide holiday music for carolers. Members of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves and representatives from the Salvation Army will collect donations of new, unwrapped toys.

Library book sale

Friends of the Menlo Park Library will hold a mini-sale from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, in the basement meeting room of the library at 800 Alma St. in Menlo Park.

Holiday and children's books will be sought-after items. Other popular categories include art, history, literature, mystery, religion, fiction and biography.

Funds raised by the sale will be used to enhance the library's collection and children's and adult reading programs.


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