Wednesday: Block party, free concertThe Groove Kings, dogs on parade, and outdoor dining; what more could a Menlo Park resident want on a summer evening? The Chamber of Commerce hosts its Fifth Annual Block Party on Wednesday, June 22, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on downtown Santa Cruz Avenue.
The Groove Kings will play classic rock covers starting at 6:30 p.m. in Fremont Park, at University Drive and Santa Cruz Avenue. It's the launch of an eight-week summer concert series running on Wednesday evenings through Aug. 10.
Preparations for the block party include closing Santa Cruz Avenue at 3 p.m. between El Camino Real and University Drive. The street will re-open by 11 p.m., according to the chamber.