Open House at the Municipal Service Center

MSC Open House Flyer

Connect as a community on Saturday, June 18 as we showcase some of the “behind the scenes” work that we do for the Palo Alto community. The MSC will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enjoy delicious food offered by local food trucks, learn all about electric vehicles at the EV expo, dance to live music, and most of all, have lots of fun!

MSC Photo Collage

Special project demonstrations and displays will feature:

  • Utilities Line Crew pole climbing demonstrations
  • Information about staying safe near high voltage power lines
  • What’s inside a transformer
  • How bucket trucks and other heavy equipment operation
  • How your utilities are operated, maintained and rebuilt, and where they come from
  • How utility meters work
  • Information about accessing rebates and efficiency programs
  • A history of the City and founding of our municipal utilities

There will be warehouse tours, parks and open space care information, zero waste representatives, and much more. Ever wanted to see the inside of a fire truck or patrol car? Palo Alto police officers and members of the fire department will be there to answer your questions and walk you through their vehicles. The Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo is bringing Sequoia, the Bald Eagle, and Pets in Need is bringing adoptable animals from the shelter.

Watch the Utilities Line Crew Pole Climbing demonstrations every hour at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 1:30 p.m.

We look forward to seeing you and your families in person for a fun and educational day at the MSC. Don't forget to bring your reusable water containers! 

Map of the MSC Open House Event

MSC Open House Map


  • Saturday, June 18, 2022 | 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM


City of Palo Alto Municipal Service Center, 3201 E Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303  View Map

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