Tour de Hope — Jul 19, 2024

Courtesy post for Hope’s Corner — at Mercy & Hope Streets.

Tour de Hope is a 1-hour stationary bike relay race and fundraising event benefiting Hope’s Corner. At Hope’s Corner, we meet the needs of vulnerable individuals in our community by providing free nutritious meals, warm showers and laundry service to anyone in need. Support our mission to create an inclusive community that cares for all of its people by participating in Tour de Hope 2024.

Corporate Sponsorship:
$1000 / team of 3-5
Individual Sponsorship:
$100 / person

Register: tdh2024.eventbrite.com

Hope’s Corner meets the needs of our community by providing free nutritious meals and warm showers to anyone in need. We believe in one inclusive community that cares for all of its people. We couldn’t serve our community without our dedicated volunteers and generous donors. You are the true heroes. Thank you for being part of our shared mission.

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Wheels Party — May 25

A Neighborhood Ride with a Party Vibe.

Join us at Mercy-Bush Park
Saturday, May 25, 2024 — 3pm- 5pm

Bring your wheels
Whether it’s a bike, scooter, skates or other wheeled transportation. Remember your helmet and water bottle too!

Decorate your ride
We will have fun colorful supplies to use for decorations beginning at 3 pm.

Tour de Neighborhood
We will lead the group on a preplanned route of the neighborhood, departing at 3:45 pm. No rider left behind! Join us no matter your speed — it will be a party for all levels & ages.

Icy Treat
And return around 4-4:15 pm to have a complimentary icy treat.

Active Transportation Plan
A City of Mountain View staff member will be on hand to talk about the city’s Active Transportation Plan (ATP). The ATP aims to update and bring together the previously completed Pedestrian Master Plan and the Bicycle Transportation Plan, and will also incorporate green treatments as much as possible. Bring your questions and curiosity!

Bike Route for Tour de Neighborhood

There will be a simpler route around the block by the park for the little ones or anyone wanting something shorter.

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Nibbles with Neighbors – A Mixer – May 15th

A key Old MTV Eventor goal is to bring our community together. And this time, it’s with nibbles. 

The Eventors are bringing back Neighborhood MIXERS at local restaurants. Our first planned mixer is at Clifford’s Chicken & Fish on Calderon & Church. Wednesday, May 15th at 5:30 pm. No entry fee for this event. Nibbles are complimentary. Drinks available for purchase.

Clifford’s website says “Seafood and Fried Chicken done right! Seasoned with their signature herbs & spices.” Let’s meet and check it out!

When: Wednesday, May 15th at 5:30 pm
Where: Clifford’s Chicken & Fish – 699 Calderon Ave

This event is sponsored by OMVNA, to support local and growing restaurants in our neighborhood and promote neighbors meeting neighbors. 

For more mixers, sign up for the Old MTV EVENTS ONLY Email List, watch the newsletter and website for announcements. Visit omvna.org for more details.
Coming this summer: The Ava’s Mixer.

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May 2024 Lamppost Newsletter

Check out our latest newsletter. Hand-delivered to your doorstep over the weekend of May 4.

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A Puzzling Reason to Live in Old MV

A scavenger hunt for the ages. All ages. The second Get a Clue in Old Mountain View was held on Saturday, April 27th 2024 from 1pm-3pm. 

Sleuthers started their mysterious journey at Mercy-Bush park. Two challenges of varying difficulty were laid forth — Scooby-Doo and Sherlock. Solving 12 puzzles from their phones, neighbors took pictures around the hood of their “answers” and checked out to win a prize. 

Nearly 75 adults and 60+ kid sleuthers attended. The puzzles were no match for some, while others were left puzzled.

Did someone say prizes?

Prizes ranged from tasty spy cookies, access to the mystery box, gift cards, Old MTV gear, or a deep dive into the what seems to be an endless treasure chest. A bonus prize was a free drawing for a pre-owned video game system.

Spy cookies donated by The Compassionate Crumb, local plant based bakery.
Books Inc gift cards donated by Hula Networks, local business owner, who focus on design, install and support the network infrastructure.

No Spoilers: The prizes may have vanished, but the game is still afoot. Puzzles available online until May 10. Visit omvna.org to play.


Non-edible prizes are up-cycled new or like new items donated by neighbors or businesses. If you have a puzzle/game themed prize for next years theme, contact social@omvna.org.

Photos from the day…

Submit your pics to social@omvna.org.

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