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April 28, 2010 ■ News of local people and events. A
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Photo by Jeff Hurn
Menlo Park Chorus members rehearse for their world music concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 30, at St. Bede’s Church, 2650 Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park. In the picture, are: front, from left, Cindy Morris, Jane Rozynko and Amanda Bower; and back, from left, Laura Hurn, Eileen Soder and Teresa Dewees.
Menlo Park Chorus gives spring concert The Menlo Park chorus will present its spring concert, “One World, One Voice, One Song,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 30, at St. Bede’s Church, 2650 Sand Hill Road, in Menlo Park. The concert features music from every continent, with composers ranging from Aaron Copland to Rachmaninoff. April McNeely is director of the citysponsored chorus, with John Iosefa as accompanist. The concert will include members of the new Menlo Park Children’s Chorus, composed of children in grades one to six. Tickets at the door are $15 general admission, $12 for seniors and students, children under 12 free.
Friends of Library celebrate reading The 16th annual Celebration of Reading will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 1, at Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real in Menlo Park. The day begins with a performance by fourth-grade orchestras from Oak Knoll and Encinal schools. Musical performances will proceed progressively through the grades until around 1:30 p.m. The finale will be entertainment by the Menlo-Atherton jazz and concert bands. The free event is co-sponsored by Friends of the Menlo Park Library. Kepler’s will donate a percentage of all purchases that day if the buyer says “It’s for the library.” Belle Haven Library will be the beneficiary.