Ice Cream Social

The MLNA Ice Cream Social is our biggest social event of the year. The 2021 event, on Sunday, September 5, drew almost 300 people and enabled them to:

  • Meet their neighbors, both long-time and newcomers.
  • Visit the ice cream table for a free individually wrapped ice cream treats.
  • Buy a Monta Loma tee shirt and  logo items.
  • Ask Gizmo Gary for a balloon creation.
  • Learn more about the city’s Zero Waste and Food Scraps & Recycling programs.
  • Visit our Community Emergency Response Team’s (CERT) display and sign up.
  • Volunteer to help our school at the PTA table, and buy some spirit wear.
  • Chat with members of Friends of Mountain View Parks, a new organization advocating for more parks and open space.
  • Visit the Gardening Club and plant-exchange tables.
  • Ask Tom Purcell how to register your bike and get a QR sticker to put on it.
  • Enjoy some pink cotton candy after 4:00.
  • Chat with Officer Lau and pet Thor, a canine member of our police department.
  • Ask questions about trees at the Canopy table.
  • Learn what the Mountain View Educational Foundation (MVEF) does for our schools.
  • Listen to the local band Nobody’s Girlfriend between 3:00 and 4:00.
  • Enjoy some pink cotton candy after 4:00.
  • Watch robot horses pull a carriage on the paved walkway.
  • Contribute some local lore or artifacts to the Monta Loma History display.
  • Meet  Ellen Wheeler and Laura Berman of the MVWSD Board of Trustees and Mayor Ellen Kamei.
  • Chat with Officer Einfalt and pet Thor, a canine member of our police department.

Photos of the 2021 event are here.
Photos of the 2019 event are here.
Photos of the 2018 event are here.
Photos of the 2017 event are here.