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News - March 16, 2012

Guide to the Mayor's Challenge

What: The first athletic event in Yiaway Yeh's Mayor's Challenge is a table tennis (pingpong) challenge. The event is designed to bring neighborhoods together in friendly competition during a fun, interactive afternoon. Additional athletic events will be held through the year as part of the Mayor's Challenge.

When: Sunday, March 25, 2-5 p.m.

2-2:30 p.m. Open Play

2:30-3 p.m. Demo by a coach volunteer

3-3:45 p.m. Open Play with opportunities for one-on-one coaching tips

3:45-5 p.m. Open Play

Where: Five locations: Palo Alto Family YMCA, Cubberley Community Center, Jordan Middle School, Terman Middle School and the Campus for Jewish Life (see map).

How to register: Go to or register in person at the Palo Alto Family Y (3412 Ross Road). Additional information is available by contacting Stephanie at 650-842-7167 or

Cost: $4 per person, plus $1.21 per person online processing fee.

Which neighborhood do I belong to? Neighborhoods will earn points in the Mayor's Challenge based on the number of people they bring to the events. To find your neighborhood, go to

Who: Palo Alto Mayor Yiaway Yeh, the Palo Alto Family Y, the Palo Alto Table Tennis Club, Joola and the Palo Alto Unified School District are the event's co-sponsors.

What else? This event is open to City of Palo Alto residents only.


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