The city will dedicate a tree as well as a portion of the new gymnastics center, to be called "Cate's Corner." The center is at 600 Alma St.
Get your costume on before heading to Menlo Park's annual Halloween parade on Saturday, Oct. 26. The parade starts at 11:45 a.m. in the Maloney Street parking lot off Santa Cruz Avenue, and winds up at Fremont Park. Afterward, from 12:30 to 3 p.m., downtown stores displaying trick-or-treat signs will give out treats, and Fremont Park will host other activities.
From 2 to 4 p.m., the Menlo Park Library will provide pumpkins for a carving contest for teens. Registration is required; email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up. The library is at 800 Alma St. in Menlo Park.