Posted on February 23, 2018 at 4:55 pm by Meghan Revolinsky
By: Susan Holmer
Check out the Belle Haven Branch Library's new look and new hours, and enjoy a performance of steel drum music with Shabang!
Have you been to the Menlo Park Library's Belle Haven Branch since it reopened with a new look and expanded hours? We'd love for you to check it out, so we're hosting an open house!
Come to the Belle Haven Branch Library Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 from 1-3 p.m..
This free event is made possible thanks to funding from the Friends of the Menlo Park Library.
- See our new look
- Explore the new materials
- Enjoy a performance by Harry Best & Shabang
- Pick up a balloon creation by Raul (while supplies last)
About Harry Best and Shabang
A native of the Caribbean island nation of St. Lucia, Harry Best is a prolific songwriter who formed his band Shabang in 1995. The group utilizes its Caribbean steel drums to perform a wide variety of exciting dance and concert tunes, with music ranging from infectious Afro-Caribbean rhythms of reggae, calypso, soca, bossa, samba and salsa to engrossing arrangements of jazz and popular standards. Affectionately known as "pans," steel drums are handcrafted and finely-tuned from 55-gallon oil barrels.