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San Mateo County calendar of events
November 06, 2013, 05:00 AM

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6

Connect-Work-Thrive: Return to Work Conference. NestGSV Inc., 425 Broadway, Redwood City. An all-day conference for job seekers who are looking to return to work after a career break. For more information email karenmaryburke@yahoo.com.

Beginning Internet. 10:30 a.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Learn how to evaluate and search the Internet for information. Free. For more information email conrad@smcl.org.

Holiday Tales with Storyteller John Weaver. 11 a.m. Balsam Hill, 1561 Adrian Road, Burlingame. Refreshments will follow the story session. For more information call 863-5466.

San Mateo Professional Alliance Weekly Networking Lunch. Noon to 1 p.m. Spiedo Ristorante, 223 E. Fourth Ave., San Mateo. Free admission, but lunch is $17. For more information call 430-6500.

Teen Gaming. 3:30 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Join us for fun Xbox or Wii gaming with Just Dance, Dance Central, Kinect Sports, Super Smash Bros and more. For ages 12-19. Free. For more information email conrad@smcl.org.

Genetically Modified Foods and Biodynamic Farming. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Millbrae Library, 1 Library Ave., Millbrae. Free. To RSVP please call 259-2339 or email sreider@ci.millbrae.ca.us.

The Club Fox Blues Jam. 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $5. For more information go to twcbluesjam.com.

Skype: Online Video Conferencing. 7 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Learn how to open a free account, set up your equipment and software, make simple conference calls over the Internet, create and maintain a contact list and use other provided features. Free. For more information email conrad@smcl.org.

R.J. Mischo (Club Fox Blues Jam). 7 p.m. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $5. For more information call (877) 435-9849 or go to www.clubfoxrwc.com.

THURSDAY, NOV. 7

Free noon lecture on bankruptcy law. Noon. San Mateo County Law Library, 710 Hamilton St., Redwood City. Free. For more information call 363-4913.

Moving from Cost Center to Strategic Planner. 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. 1850 Gateway Drive, Suite 600, San Mateo. Learn how to effectively leverage the financial and operational language of business to firmly establish a strategic leadership role. General admission is $35 or free for Northern California Human Resources Association. For more information contact Nancy Tubbs at nancy_tubbs@fullcalendar.com.

Skyline College Hosts Fall 2013 Lecture with Gloria Ladson Billings. 11 a.m. Theater, Building 1, 3300 College Drive, San Bruno. Free. For more information call 738-4346.

Pottery on the Coast. Noon to 5 p.m. The Coastal Arts League Museum, 300 Main St., Half Moon Bay. This show will reflect the last four decades of ceramic production along the coast. Through Dec. 8. There will be a reception 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 7. The gallery hours are from noon to 5 p.m. Friday to Monday. For more information call 726-6519 or visit coastalartsleague.com.

A Taste of San Mateo. 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. College of San Mateo Bayview Dining Room, 1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd., Building 10, San Mateo. Wine tasting event — first glass of wine or beer included in admission price. $25. For more information call 401-2441.

Gift Planning Seminar: Leave an Environmental Legacy. 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Merrill Lynch, 333 Middle Ave., Menlo Park. Free. For more information call 390-8494.

Martine Jardel — Strands of Time opening reception. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Studio Shop, 244 Primrose Road, Burlingame. Jardel’s solo painting exhibit opens with this reception. Paintings show a process of sedimentation. Thin layers of paint are combined with a cold wax process on canvas to allow light to seep out from within the painting. For more information email julie@thestudioshop.com.

Pacifica Spindrift Players presents ‘Social Security,’ a comedy by Andrew Bergman. 8 p.m. Muriel Watkin Gallery, 1050 Crespi Drive, Pacifica. Tickets are $10. Runs through Nov. 24. For tickets call the reservation line at 359-8002.

FRIDAY, NOV. 8

Broadway by the Bay Presents: ‘Guys and Dolls.’ Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway, Redwood City. Continues through Nov. 17. Tickets are $35 to $55 per person plus ticket fees. For more information call 579-5565.

Holiday Boutique. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Municipak Services Building, 33 Arroyo Drive, South San Francisco. Free.

Peninsula Youth Theater Presents ‘Turk and Runt.’ 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. Presented as part of Peninsula Youth Theatre’s ‘Stories on Stage’ program. These dramatizations are designed to foster literacy by encouraging young children to ‘read the book, then see the play.’ Shows also 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Nov. 9 $8. For tickets call 903-6000.

California Raptor Art Show. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 788 Main St., Half Moon Bay. The diversity of California’s resident and migratory raptor population has been captured in 35 original works by 20 local artists. Free. For more information call 726-5056.

Conversations: An Evening with Khaled Hosseini. 6 p.m. Spangenberg Theatre, 780 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto. $30 for students and $50 for general admission. For more information call 925-299-2010.

‘The Tale of Snow White.’ 7 p.m. Mustang Hall, Central Middle School, 828 Chestnut St., San Carlos. Shows run through Nov. 17. $12 for students 18 and under, $15 for adults. For more information go to www.sancarloschildrenstheater.com.

BHS Musical — ‘Curtains.’ 7 p.m. Burlingame High School Auditorium, 1 Mangini Way, Burlingame. $15 general admission, $10 for students, seniors and children. For more information call 558-2854.

Mills High School presents Derik Nelson. 7:30 p.m. Mills High School Theatre, 400 Murchison Drive, Millbrae. Derik Nelson, a singer, songwriter and lead guitarist on Fox’s ‘Glee,’ will be performing live at a fundraiser concert. Tickets are $15, $22, or $30. Unsold tickets may be available at door. For more information go to www.millsmusic.org.

Architecture Lecture Series. 8 p.m. San Mateo Public Library, 55 W. Third Ave., San Mateo. The lecture series will feature leading pioneers in architecture who have had a significant impact on design and built environment. For more information call 522-7818.

The Roger Steen Band and Miles Schon (double bill). 8 p.m. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $18. For more information call (877) 435-9849 or visit www.clubfoxrwc.com

Pacifica Spindrift Players presents ‘Social Security,’ a comedy by Andrew Bergman. 8 p.m. Muriel Watkin Gallery, 1050 Crespi Drive, Pacifica. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for seniors and students. Runs through Nov. 24. For tickets call the reservation line at 359-8002.

Roger Glenn Latin Jazz Ensemble. 8:30 p.m. Angelicas Supper Club, 836 Main St., Redwood City. Roger’s original compositions from his soon to be released CD ‘In the Moment.’ Advance tickets are $25 for regular table seating. Premier table seating is $30. For more information go to www.angelicasllc.com or call 679-8184.

SATURDAY, NOV. 9

Five Little Monkeys celebrates Neighborhood Toy Store Day. Five Little Monkeys, 1111 Burlingame Ave., Burlingame. 20 percent off entire store.

Master Gardener Winter Plant Clinic. 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Gamble Garden, 1431 Waverly St., Palo Alto. A UC Master Gardener will be there to answer gardening questions. For more information go to www.gamblegarden.org.

Kaplan Test Prep free ACT practice test. 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Registration starts Oct. 21. For more information call the Belmont Library at 591-8286.

Flu Shots. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Millbrae Library, 1 Library Ave., Millbrae. Free. For more information call 697-7607.

San Mateo Japanese American Community Center Holiday Fair and Bake Sale. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Gardeners’ Hall, Fifth and Claremont streets, San Mateo. Annual fundraiser featuring Asian goods and much, much more. Free. For more information call 343-2793.

AAUW San Carlos, Redwood City, Belmont meeting. 10:30 a.m. Redwood Shores Library, 399 Mariner Parkway, Redwood City. American Association of University Women San Carlos Branch meeting. Open to the public with no charge. For more information call 592-5822 or email sancarlos-aauw@earthlink.net.

Herbs and Natural Remedies for Colds and Flus. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Common Ground Garden Supply and Education Center, 559 College Ave., Palo Alto. During this session, you will taste herbal teas and tonics, identify the best herbs for healing common ailments, and take home lots of recipes. Taught by Deva Luna. To register go to www.herbsandnaturalremediesforcoldsandflu.eventbrite.com. $31.

Dad and Me at the Library. 11 a.m. Redwood City Public Library, 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. Free. For more information go to www.fatherhoodcollaborative.org.

Buy One, Get One Free at the Book Nook. Noon to 4 p.m. 1 Cottage Lane, Twin Pines Park, Belmont. Paperbacks are 6/$1, trade paperbacks are 2/$1, hardbacks are 2/$2 and up and children’s books are 2/$0.25 and up. All proceeds benefit the Belmont Library. For more information call 593-5650.

‘Family Past Times.’ 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Children will participate in craft activities related to old-time farming. Free with price of admission to the museum. For more information go to www.historysmc.org.

Art - When East meets West. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. NanHai Art, 510 Broadway, Millbrae, Suite 301. NanHai Art is preseting a free seminar series on art exchange between the east and west on the following Saturdays: Nov. 2, Nov. 9, and Nov. 16. Free. For more information and to RSVP visit www.nanhaiart.com/news. For questions, call 259-2100 or email art@nanhai.com.

Peninsula Youth Theater Presents ‘Peter Pan.’ 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. Additional show times: Nov. 10 at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., Nov. 14 at 9:30 a.m., Nov. 15 at 9:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 17 at 1p.m. $20 for adults, $16 for children and seniors. For tickets call 903-6000.

BHS Musical - Curtains. 7 p.m. Burlingame High School Auditorium, 1 Mangini Way, Burlingame. $15 general admission, $10 for students, seniors and children. For more information call 558-2854.

Dutch Uncle, Bundy Browne and the Expresso Rhythm Section, Justin Raffanti and CamilleMyla. 7 p.m. Nov. 9. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $12. For more information call 877-435-9849 or visit www.clubfoxrwc.com.

Mendelssohn’s ‘Elijah.’ 8 p.m. Woodside High School Performing Arts Center,

199 Churchill Ave., Woodside. he epic retelling of the Old Testament story of the prophet Elijah renders its many wonder filled episodes in glorious sound: the contest of the gods, the reviving of a dead man, the drenching of a long-parched land, the confrontation with Jezebel, the descent of a pillar of fire to consume the sacrificial altar, and the final ascent to heaven in a chariot of fire. $25 in advance, $30 at the door, $10 with student ID. For more information go to www.masterworks.org.

Pacifica Spindrift Players presents ‘Social Security,’ a comedy by Andrew Bergman. 8 p.m. Muriel Watkin Gallery, 1050 Crespi Drive, Pacifica. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for seniors and students. Runs through Nov. 24. For tickets call the reservation line at 359-8002.

Broadway by the Bay presents ‘Guys and Dolls.’ 8 p.m. Fox Theater, 2215 Broadway Street, Redwood City. Continues through Nov. 17. Tickets are $35 to $55 per person plus ticket fees. For more information call 579-5565.

Fall Chamber Music Concert. 8 p.m. First Baptist Church, 305 North California Ave., Palo Alto. $20. For more information call 408-395-2911.

Mendelssohn’s Elijah. 8 p.m. Woodside High School Performing Arts Center, 199 Churchill Ave., Woodside. Adults $25, Students $10. For more information or to purchase tickets visit go to www.masterworks.org.

SUNDAY, NOV. 10

Windy Hill at the Top. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Windy Hill Open Space Preserve, Portola Valley. Join docents Mary Bernstein, Ellen Dupuy and Paul Wineman to meander along the upper trails of this preserve on a moderately-paced four mile hike. Bring binoculars and meet at the Skyline Boulevard parking area. Free. For more information go to www.openspace.org/activities.

Sunday Farmers’ Market. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. San Mateo Avenue between Jenevein and Sylvan avenues, San Bruno. For more information go to www.westcoastfarmersmarkets.org.

San Mateo Arboretum Society presents Flower Arranging Clinic. 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Kohl Pumphouse in San Mateo Central Park, enter at Ninth Avenue and Palm Avenue. Free. For more information call 579-0536.

Buy One, Get One Free at the Book Nook. Noon to 4 p.m. 1 Cottage Lane, Twin Pines Park, Belmont. Paperbacks are 6/$1, trade paperbacks are 2/$1, hardbacks are 2/$2 and up and children’s books are 2/$0.25 and up. All proceeds benefit the Belmont Library. For more information call 593-5650.

Society of Western Artists small work exhibit Artists’ Reception. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. SWA Gallery, 2625 Broadway, Redwood City. Free. For more information go to www.societyofwesternartists.com.

Pacifica Spindrift Players presents ‘Social Security,’ a comedy by Andrew Bergman. 2 p.m. Muriel Watkin Gallery, 1050 Crespi Drive, Pacifica. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for seniors and students. Runs through Nov. 24. For tickets call the reservation line at 359-8002.

Broadway by the Bay presents ‘Guys and Dolls.’ 2 p.m. Fox Theater, 2215 Broadway Street, Redwood City. Continues through Nov. 17. Tickets are $35 to $55 per person plus ticket fees. For more information call 579-5565.

California Youth Symphony Begins 62nd Season. 2:30 p.m. San Mateo Performing Arts Center.The award-winning California Youth Symphony, under the direction of Maestro Leo Eylar, kicks off its 62nd season in a highly anticipated return to the newly remodeled San Mateo Performing Arts Center. $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors. For more information go to www.cys.org.

Mendelssohn’s Elijah. 4 p.m. Woodside High School Performing Arts Center, 199 Churchill Ave., Woodside. Adults $25, Students $10. For more information or to purchase tickets visit go to www.masterworks.org.

The Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society. 4:30 p.m. Douglas Beach House, 307 Mirada Road, Half Moon Bay. Doors open at 3 p.m. for claiming seats and buffet, two one-hour sets begin at 4:30 with intermission. $35 general admission. $30 for youth under 21. For more information or to purchase tickets go to www.bachddsoc.org.

Alexander String Quartet with Joyce Yang, piano. 7 p.m. Kohl Mansion, Great Hall, 2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame. $48 for adults, $45 for seniors, $15 30 and under. For more information call 762-1130.

MONDAY, NOV. 11

Chamber Music Society of San Francisco. 1 p.m. Burlingame Woman’s Club, 241 Park Road, Burlingame. Student musicians will be present; Natasha Makhijani and Jory Fankuchen, violins; Clio Tilton, viola, Samsum Van Loon, cello. Free. For more information go to www.burlingamemusicclub.net.

TUESDAY, NOV. 12

Making Miniature Books for Holiday Gift Giving (Workshop). 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park. Every Tuesday until Dec. 3. $25 for each session and $10 for supplies. All student should bring: cutting board or other work surface, scissors, metal edge ruler, bone folder, PVC glue, large binder clips, 10 pages of text weight paper such as parchment or other copier or printer paper. Leather, book board and other materials will be provided by instructor. For more information call 326-2025 ext. 222.

Ten Ways To Reduce Inflammation In The Body. 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Learn some easy ways to adjust your diet to decrease inflammation and improve your overall health. Preregistration required. Free. To register, call 726-3110 x 101.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13

RSVP deadline for Newcomers’ Club luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at noon. Luncheon will be held at Shalazar Restaurant, 300 El Camino Real, Belmont. Program includes James, one of the Seek Recipients, who will be speaking regarding People to People Tours in Europe. Mary Thompson, a Newcomer member, will also discuss her role as his mentor. Checks for $25 must be sent to Janet Williams at 1168 Shoreline Drive, San Mateo. For more information call 286-0688 or email smartjanester@gmail.com.

JVS Peninsula Orientation and Enrollment Session. 10 a.m. to noon. Peninsula Jewish Community Center, 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City. Attendees will be provided with an overview of the services, programs and resources that will support them in their job searches. Free. Registration is required at jvs.org/jeanine or by calling 415-377-8763. For more information email jcowan@jvs.org.

Canadian Women’s Club. 11 a.m. The Basque Cultural Center, 1800 Railroad Ave., South San Francisco. $35. Guests and gentlemen welcome. Reservation mandatory. For more information go to canadianwomensclub.org.

Sons in Retirement Monthly Luncheon. Noon. Elks Lodge, 229 W 20 Ave., San Mateo. For more information call 341-8298.

Teen Movie: ‘Man of Steel.’ 3:30 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. A young itinerant worker is forced to confront his secret extraterrestrial heritage when Earth is invaded by members of his race. 148 mins, PG-13. Free. For more information email conrad@smcl.org.

Five Little Monkeys Burlingame Grand Opening. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Five Little Monkeys Store, 1111 Burlingame Avenue, Burlingame.Festivities will include a ribbon cutting with Burlingame Mayor Ann Keighran, games, raffle, scavenger Hunt, goody bags and more! $2 per person or three for $5. For more information call 342-4411.

Family Time with Storyteller John Weaver. 5:30 p.m. Balsam Hill, 1561 Adrian Road, Burlingame. Adults and children will be inspired by stories that touch on the importance of family during the holidays. Take a break from the daily hustle and bustle, settle in with some snacks and enjoy traditional tales told with a holiday twist. Free. For more information call 863-5466.

‘My Friends Can, Why Can’t I?’ 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Foster City Teen Center, 670 Shell Boulevard, Foster City. The Foster City Police Department will present. This presentation will have parents explore their own levels of comfort with new freedoms for your child and how to evaluate ‘tweens’ readiness for a new priviledge. For more information, call 286-3395 or email thall@fostercity.org.

‘Unacceptable Levels’ Award-Winning Doc: Special Screening in Redwood City. 6:30 p.m. Cinemark Redwood Downtown 20, 825 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. For more information call 369-4551.

Sounds from the Street. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. College of San Mateo Theatre Building 3, 1700 W. Hillsdale Boulevard, San Mateo. Sounds from the Streets is presented by CSM Ethnic Studies Prof. Rudy Ramirez. This is a historical and musical presentation on the emergence of Latin Rock. $10 general admission; $7 for students, staff, or faculty. Free parking the Beethoven Lot 2.

The Invisible War: Film Screening and Panel Discussion. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sofia University, 1059 E. Meadow Circle, Palo Alto. ‘The Invisible War’ chronicles the epidemic of rape within the U.S. military. Kay Leinerman, Ed. D., an adjunct faculty member at Sofia University and Santa Clara University will facilitate the discussion. Free. $5 suggested donation. For more information email events@sofia.edu.

Cold Feat (Club Fox Blues Jam). 7 p.m. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $5. For more information call 877-435-9849 or visit www.clubfoxrwc.com.

THURSDAY, NOV. 14

HICAP Program on Medicare: Overview of Medicare and Prescription Part D. 1 p.m. Millbrae Library, 1 Library Ave., Millbrae. The HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program) provides free and objective information and counseling about Medicare. Information will be provided and questions will be answered. Free. For more information call 697-7607.

Off the Grid: Burlingame. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Broadway Caltrain Station on California Drive and Carmelita Ave., Burlingame. There will be a 10-vendor lineup. For more information call 415-274-2510.

An Evening with Author John Christgau. 7 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. John Christgau will read from his new book, ‘Michael and the Whiz Kids: A Story of Basketball, Race and Suburbia in the 1960s.’ Free. For more information email conrad@smcl.org.

Pacifica Spindrift Players presents ‘Social Security,’ a comedy by Andrew Bergman. 8 p.m. Muriel Watkin Gallery, 1050 Crespi Drive, Pacifica. Tickets are $10. Runs through Nov. 24. For tickets call the reservation line at 359-8002.

FRIDAY, NOV. 15

Senior Showcase Information Fair. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Foster City Recreation Center, 650 Shell Blvd., Foster City. Senior services and resources from all of San Mateo County — more than 40 exhibitors. Refreshments, goody bags, health screenings. Free services include kidney screening, flu shots, document shredding (free for seniors) and more. Presented by Health Plan of San Mateo and the Daily Journal. Free. For more information call 344-5200.

Flu Shots for Seniors over 65. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Foster City Recreation Center, 650 Shell Blvd., Foster City. Get your flu shot for free, even if you don't have any insurance. (Kaiser and other HMO members excluded. Kaiser and other HMOs require you to go to their specified providers.) Provided by the San Mateo County Pharmacists Association during the Senior Showcase Information Fair. Other free health services include blood pressure check and consultation with pharmacists. For more information call 344-5200.

Free kidney screening. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Foster City Recreation Center, 650 Shell Blvd., Foster City. The Kidney TRUST will be providing free screening for chronic kidney disease (CKD) during Senior Showcase Information Fair. The CKD screening will be part of a health and wellness fair being held for the local community. Free. For more information call (877) 444-2398.

Document Shredding event. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Foster City Recreation Center, 650 Shell Blvd., Foster City. Miracle Shred will help protect your identity. Shredding takes place at the Senior Showcase Information Fair. Shredding is free for seniors over 62. All others $5 per bankers box. For more information call 455-1820.

San Mateo Harvest Festival. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. San Mateo Event Center, 2495 S. Delaware St., San Mateo. Free. For more information go to www.harvestfestival.com.

Salsa Spot with Orq Salson. 8 p.m. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $15. For more information call 877-435-9849 or visit www.clubfoxrwc.com

Broadway by the Bay presents ‘Guys and Dolls.’ 8 p.m. Fox Theater, 2215 Broadway Street, Redwood City. Continues through Nov. 17. Tickets are $35 to $55 per person plus ticket fees. For more information call 579-5565.

Pacifica Spindrift Players presents ‘Social Security,’ a comedy by Andrew Bergman. 8 p.m. Muriel Watkin Gallery, 1050 Crespi Drive, Pacifica. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for seniors. Runs through Nov. 24. For tickets call the reservation line at 359-8002.

SATURDAY, NOV. 16

Oil Seascape Demonstration by Will Maller. SWA Headquarters Gallery, 2625 Broadway, Redwood City. Will has done television segments, been published in several art magazines, and has been shown in many juried venues. Free. For more information call 737-6084.

EWaste Fundraising Drive. 9 a.m. to noon. Highlands Elementary School, 2320 Newport St., San Mateo. Bring your electronic waste items.

Save a Life. Take CPR. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Foster City Fire Department, 1040 E Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City. $25. For more information call 286-3350.

Flu Shots. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Free. For more information call 591-8286.

Ride up and around Black Mountain. 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monte Bello Open Space Preserve, Palo Alto. Three-and-a-half hour bicycle ride with docents Linda and Glenn Wegner. Traverse fire roads and single-track trails and take riders in a loop back to their starting point at Picchetti Ranch Preserve. This total trip is about 3,000 feet of climb and about 20 miles (including eight miles are not on paved roads). Faster riders may leave with Glenn at 9:45 a.m. for a quick ascent up to Monte Bello Preserve. Free. For more information go to www.openspace.org/activities.

Handbell Workshop. 10 a.m. to Noon. 2145 Bunker Hill Drive, San Mateo. The class is for beginners and there is no requirement to read music. Open to all ages. Free. For more information call 345-2381.

Flu Crew For a Healthy You. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. For your convenience, the entire family can receive free flu immunizations at the library. For more information email conrad@smcl.org.

Handmade4handcup Craft Fair.10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 2890 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Arts and crafts will benefit Freedom House. Booth space is $25. For more information call 391-9360.

Orchard Valley Ceramic Arts Guild Art in Clay Sale. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lucie Stern Community Center, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. For more information, visit www.ovcag.org.

San Mateo Harvest Festival. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. San Mateo Event Center, 2495 S. Delaware St., San Mateo. Free. For more information go to www.harvestfestival.com.

Cat Appreciation and Adoption Day: Children’s craft hour. 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Millbrae Library, 1 Library Ave., Millbrae. For children ages seven and up or with assistance from an adult. Sponsored by Millbrae Library and Homeless Cat Network. For more information call Ginny McLain at 697-7607 ext. 223.

Art - When East meets West. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. NanHai Art, 510 Broadway, Millbrae, Suite 301. NanHai Art is preseting a free seminar series on art exchange between the east and west on the following Saturdays: Nov. 2, Nov. 9, and Nov. 16. Free. For more information and to RSVP visit www.nanhaiart.com/news. For questions, call 259-2100 or email art@nanhai.com.

Bill Fernandez, author of ‘Kaua’i Kids in Peace and War.’ 11 a.m. Menlo Park Council Chambers, 701 Laurel Ave., Menlo Park. BIll Fernandez, author of two memoirs, ‘Rainbows Over Kapa’a’ and ‘Kaua’i Kids in Peace and War’ will be there. Free.

Cat Appreciation and Adoption Day: Cat adoption interviews. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Millbrae Library, 1 Library Ave., Millbrae. Event includes cat adoption interviews, behavior consulting and a humane trapping demo. Gentle petting is permitted. Adoptions require a home visit. For more information call Ginny McLain at 697-7607 ext. 223 or Tonya Light at 504-3638. Sponsored by the Millbrae Library and Homeless Cat Network.

Shopping for a Change. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Enerspace Workspace, 2225 E. Bayshore Road, Suite 100, Palo Alto. Purchase exquisite, handcrafted fair trade jewelry, accessories, apparel and home décor created by 40 artisan groups from 23 developing countries. Shopping for a Change is a volunteer, locally based international charity that predominantly helps women artisans from developing countries raise themselves from poverty, funds community improvement projects abroad, plus shares proceeds with select U.S. based charities of the shopper's choice. Free. For more information go to www.shoppingforachange.org or call 488-7088.

Presentation: ‘The Origins of San Francisco Bay’ by Ken Lajoie. 1 p.m. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Lajoie is an accomplished geologist retired from the U.S. Geological Survey. The lecture is free with admission to the museum, which is $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and students. For more information call 299-0104 or go to www.historysmc.org.

Take a Book Trip Around the World. 2 p.m. San Mateo Public Library, 55 W. 3rd Ave., San Mateo. Hear stories in: Spanish, Russian, Chinese, German and English. Come for games, crafts and prizes. Free. For more information call 522-7838.

Can Prayer Heal? 2 p.m. First Church of Christ, Scientist, 150 N. El Camino Real, San Mateo. International speaker, John Adams, will present a talk titled, ‘Does Christian Science really heal sickness and sin?’ All are welcome and childcare is provided. For more information call 515-1193.

Late Nite Catchism. Dinner 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Show begins 8 p.m. St. Peter Catholic Church, 700 Oddstad Blvd., Pacifica. $35. For more information or to purchase tickets call 722-2308.

Raise Your Glasses, Raise Some Funds. 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Dragon Theater, 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. Come celebrate Dragon Theater’s first year. We'll have small bites, a no host bar, music by Self Actualized, prizes and more! All proceeds go toward keeping the Dragon well fed at her new home. $35. For more information call 493-2006 x2.

Steinway Society – The Bay Area presents Mordecai Shehori. 7:30 p.m. Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. For more information email info@cb-pr.com.

Broadway by the Bay presents ‘Guys and Dolls.’ 8 p.m. Fox Theater, 2215 Broadway Street, Redwood City. Continues through Nov. 17. Tickets are $35 to $55 per person plus ticket fees. For more information call 579-5565.

RockSkool, Hormones. 8 p.m. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $12. For more inforamtion call 877-435-9849 or visit www.clubfoxrwc.com.

Pacifica Spindrift Players presents ‘Social Security,’ a comedy by Andrew Bergman. 8 p.m. Muriel Watkin Gallery, 1050 Crespi Drive, Pacifica. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for seniors and students. Runs through Nov. 24. For tickets call the reservation line at 359-8002.

SUNDAY, NOV. 17

Twenty-second Annual BIAC Fall Regatta. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parkside Aquatic Park, 100 Seal St., San Mateo. Over 140 crews are expected to compete in this finale of the Fall regatta season. For more information call 510-522-7444.

Sunday Farmers’ Market. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. San Mateo Avenue between Jenevein and Sylvan avenues, San Bruno. For more information go to www.westcoastfarmersmarkets.org.

Plant Communities and Adaptation. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Picchetti Ranch Open Space Preserve. Join docents Martin Manley and Linda Smith for a moderately-paced, four-and-a-half mile hike and discuss the varieties of plant communities on the preserve. Free. For more information go to www.openspace.org/activities.

Orchard Valley Ceramic Arts Guild Art in Clay Sale. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lucie Stern Community Center, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. For more information, visit www.ovcag.org.

San Mateo Harvest Festival. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. San Mateo Event Center, 2495 S. Delaware St., San Mateo. Free. For more information go to www.harvestfestival.com.

Pacifica Spindrift Players presents ‘Social Security,’ a comedy by Andrew Bergman. 2 p.m. Muriel Watkin Gallery, 1050 Crespi Drive, Pacifica. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for seniors and students. Runs through Nov. 24. For tickets call the reservation line at 359-8002.

Broadway by the Bay presents ‘Guys and Dolls.’ 2 p.m. Fox Theater, 2215 Broadway Street, Redwood City. Continues through Nov. 17. Tickets are $35 to $55 per person plus ticket fees. For more information call 579-5565.

Teen Gaming. 3:30 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Join us for fun XBOX or Wii gaming with Just Dance, Dance Central, Kinect Sports, Super Smash Bros and more! For ages 12-19. Free. For more information email conrad@smcl.org.

Allen Hinds Band. 4:30 p.m. Douglas Beach House, 307 Miranda Road, Half Moon Bay. A musical blend of jazz, blues and rock with a ‘grassroots’ style. Utilizes influences ranging from Wayne Shorter to the Beatles, from Duane Allman to Alan Holdsworth. $40 general, $35 for youth under 21. For more information call 726-2020.

Art Gifts Galore by the Artists of Gallery House. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Gallery House, 320 S. California Ave., Palo Alto. The show features painting, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, photography and textiles. New this year is the $55 Art Wall. Runs through Dec. 24. Free. For more information call 326-1668.

Groovy Judy and Pete at Off the Grid Market. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Belmont Central Station, 1325 El Camino Real, Belmont (north Caltrain parking lot in the 1300 block of El Camino Real). Free.

MONDAY, NOV. 18

Holiday Wine Pairings. 6 p.m. Balsam Hill, 1561 Adrian Road, Burlingame. Join classically trained Sommelier Stephen Deyton for a tasting workshop that’ll enhance your appreciation of wine flavors and textures. $10. For more information call 863-5466.

TUESDAY, NOV. 19

San Mateo County Newcomers’ Club Luncheon. Noon. Shalazar Restaurant, 200 El Camino Real, Belmont. Luncheon program includes James, a Seek recipient who will be speaking on People to People travel in Europe, and Mary Thompson, a Newcomers’ Club member who will discuss her role as his mentor. Checks for $25 must be mailed to Janet Williams at 1168 Shorelive Drive, San Mateo by Nov. 13. For more information call 286-0688 or email smartjanester@gmail.com.

Job Search Review Panel Sponsored by Phase2Careers. 10 a.m. Foster City Community Center, 1000 E. Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City. Free. For more information email ronvisconti@sbcglobal.net.

‘Catching Fire’ Trivia. 3:30 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Test your knowledge on all things related to ‘Catching Fire,’ the second book of The Hunger Games trilogy! Pair up with up to four of your friends for a chance to win movie tickets! For ages 12-19. Free. For more information email conrad@smcl.org.

Health Seminar. 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Foster City Recreation Center, Lagoon Room, 650 Shell Blvd., Foster City. $35 includes a light dinner. For more information call 415-378-6789.

Wine tasting with Jon Bonne. Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. Jon Bonne is the San Francisco Chronicle wine editor. Bonne is also the author of ‘The California Wine.’ Tickets are $32 for non-members and $25 for members. Attendees must be 21 years or older. For tickets call 1-800-847-7730 or register online at www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2013-11-19/jon-bonn%C3%A9-new-california-wine.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 20

Introducing FindIt!, Our New Online Catalog and Much More. 10:30 a.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Don't miss this chance to learn about the greatest social media reader's service since Good Reads! Free. For more information email conrad@smcl.org.

Explorer Hike: Go Where Few Have Gone Before. 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Ravenswood Open Space Preserve. Learn about the history of the area, from marshland through salt production to protection as open space. Leisurely two-mile hike. Free. For more information go to www.openspace.org/activities.

Employment Roundtable Sponsored by Phase2Careers. 11 a.m. San Mateo Public Library, 55 W. Third Ave., San Mateo. Free For more information email ronvisconti@sbcglobal.net.

NAMI General Meeting: NAMI Thanksgiving Celebration. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Hendrickson Room, Mills Health Center, 100 S San Mateo Drive, San Mateo. RSVP necessary. For more information call 638-0800.

Learn How to Create a Garden. 7 p.m. De Anza Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos, Room 12. A presentation by Bob and Judy Mathey on their Harmony Woods garden, located in Mendocino, California. For more information go to www.deanza-ars.com.

New Century Chamber Orchestra presents World Premiere - Legacies and Concertos. 8 p.m. Mountain View Center for Performing Arts, Mountain View. Single tickets start at $29. To purchase tickets go to www.mvcpa.com or call 903-6000. For more information on New Century go to www.ncco.org.

THURSDAY, NOV. 21

Movies for School Age Children: ‘Pocahontas.’ 3:30 p.m. San Mateo Public Library, 55 W. Third Ave., San Mateo. Free. For more information call 522-7838.

Off the Grid: Burlingame. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Broadway Caltrain Station on California Drive and Carmelita Ave., Burlingame. There will be a 10-vendor lineup. For more information call 415-274-2510.

Free Workshop for Homeowners on Energy Efficiency Rebates & Incentives. 6:30 p.m. Redwood City Library's Community Room, 1044 Middlefield Road Redwood City. Free. For more information call 363-4125.

Aragon High School Performing Arts Presents ‘Chicago.’ 7 p.m. Aragon High School Theater, 900 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. Set in prohibition-era Chicago, and based on actual crimes of passion, ‘Chicago’ is a musical satire on corruption in the criminal justice system and the concept of the ‘celebrity criminal.’ $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors. For more information email info@aragondrama.com.

FRIDAY, NOV. 22

International Business Seminar and Resource Expo. 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. San Mateo Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo. Business and government representatives will present information about regulations, requirements, and opportunities to conduct trade between California and other countries. Learn how to start an import/export business, how to use technology and innovation to improve your business, hear tips for success doing business in California, and more. Free. To register visit www.boe.ca.gov/sutax/sbf.htm or call 888-847-9652. For more information go to http://pakuschamber.com/web/expo2013/index.html.

Buy One, Get One Free at the Book Nook. Noon to 4 p.m. 1 Cottage Lane, Twin Pines Park, Belmont. Paperbacks are 6/$1, trade paperbacks are 2/$1, hardbacks are 2/$2 and up and children’s books are 2/$0.25 and up. All proceeds benefit the Belmont Library. For more information call 593-5650.

Aragon High School Performing Arts Presents ‘Chicago.’ 7 p.m. Aragon High School Theater, 900 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. Set in prohibition-era Chicago, and based on actual crimes of passion, ‘Chicago’ is a musical satire on corruption in the criminal justice system and the concept of the ‘celebrity criminal.’ $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors. For more information email info@aragondrama.com.

Reel Life Goes On Film Fest: ‘Stand by Me.’ 7 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. ‘Stand by Me’ is a 1986 American coming of age drama/comedy directed by Rob Reiner. Based on the novella ‘The Body’ by Stephen King, it focuses on a group of boys who set about trying to solve a local murder case with the intention of becoming local heroes. Free. For more information email conrad@smcl.org.

Roy Cloud School Presents Disney's ‘Beauty and the Beast Jr.’ 7 p.m. McKinley School Auditorium, 400 Duane Street, Redwood City. For more information email goodnius@gmail.com.

Sequoia High School presents ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie.’ 7 p.m. Sequoia High School, 1201 Brewster Ave., Redwood City. Come and see the Tony Award-winning musical that tells the story of a young, vivacious Midwestern girl who comes to the bustling metropolis of New York City. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Advanced tickets are available at www.showtix4u.com or by phone at (866) 976-8167.

Pacifica Spindrift Players presents ‘Social Security,’ a comedy by Andrew Bergman. 8 p.m. Muriel Watkin Gallery, 1050 Crespi Drive, Pacifica. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for seniors and students. Runs through Nov. 24. For tickets call the reservation line at 359-8002.

SATURDAY, NOV. 23

Holiday Craft Faire. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Twin Pines Senior and Community Center, Lodge, Cottage, Twin Pines Lane, Belmont. Free. For more information call 595-7441.

Colony of Coastside Artists Open Studios. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Various locations in Half Moon Bay coast side. Continues through Nov. 24. For more information call 714-0560.

Buy One, Get One Free at the Book Nook. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 1 Cottage Lane, Twin Pines Park, Belmont. Paperbacks are 6/$1, trade paperbacks are 2/$1, hardbacks are 2/$2 and up and children’s books are 2/$0.25 and up. All proceeds benefit the Belmont Library. For more information call 593-5650.

Photos with Santa Claus. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Balsam Hill, 1561 Adrian Road, Burlingame. Bring your kids to see the big man himself and share their naughty and nice moments and wishes for the holiday season.The first 25 children on our RSVP list will receive a free keepsake photo with Santa. The Central County Fire Department (CCFD) fire truck will be on site for kids to tour during Santa’s visit. Please bring a donation of a new, unwrapped toy for the CCFD Holiday Toy Drive. Free. For more information email lclark@balsambrands.com.

2013 Holiday Show Reception. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Main Gallery, 1018 Main St., Redwood City. This is a reception for the Nov. 20 through Dec. 29 Redwood City fine art show. Free. For more information contact tmgginger@gmail.com.

Aragon High School Performing Arts Presents ‘Chicago.’ 7 p.m. Aragon High School Theater, 900 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. Set in prohibition-era Chicago, and based on actual crimes of passion, ‘Chicago’ is a musical satire on corruption in the criminal justice system and the concept of the ‘celebrity criminal.’ $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors. For more information email info@aragondrama.com.

Roy Cloud School Presents Disney's ‘Beauty and the Beast Jr.’ 7 p.m. McKinley School Auditorium, 400 Duane Street, Redwood City. For more information email goodnius@gmail.com.

Sequoia High School presents ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie.’ 7 p.m. Sequoia High School, 1201 Brewster Ave., Redwood City. Come and see the Tony Award-winning musical that tells the story of a young, vivacious Midwestern girl who comes to the bustling metropolis of New York City. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Advanced tickets are available at www.showtix4u.com or by phone at (866) 976-8167.

Redwood Symphony to showcase The Planets. 8 p.m. Main Theatre of Cañada College, 4200 Farm Hill Boulevard, Redwood City. There is a preconcert talk at 7 p.m. by Maestro Eric Kujawsky. Tickets are $10 to $30. For more information and to purchase tickets go to www.RedwoodSymphony.org.

Pacifica Spindrift Players presents ‘Social Security,’ a comedy by Andrew Bergman. 8 p.m. Muriel Watkin Gallery, 1050 Crespi Drive, Pacifica. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for seniors and students. Runs through Nov. 24. For tickets call the reservation line at 359-8002.

SUNDAY, NOV. 24

Sunday Farmers’ Market. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. San Mateo Avenue between Jenevein and Sylvan avenues, San Bruno. For more information go to www.westcoastfarmersmarkets.org.

Buy One, Get One Free at the Book Nook. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 1 Cottage Lane, Twin Pines Park, Belmont. Paperbacks are 6/$1, trade paperbacks are 2/$1, hardbacks are 2/$2 and up and children’s books are 2/$0.25 and up. All proceeds benefit the Belmont Library. For more information call 593-5650.

Aragon High School Performing Arts Presents ‘Chicago.’ 2 p.m. Aragon High School Theater, 900 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. Set in prohibition-era Chicago, and based on actual crimes of passion, ‘Chicago’ is a musical satire on corruption in the criminal justice system and the concept of the ‘celebrity criminal.’ $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors. For more information email info@aragondrama.com.

Roy Cloud School Presents Disney's ‘Beauty and the Beast Jr.’ 2 p.m. McKinley School Auditorium, 400 Duane Street, Redwood City. For more information email goodnius@gmail.com.

Pacifica Spindrift Players presents ‘Social Security,’ a comedy by Andrew Bergman. 2 p.m. Muriel Watkin Gallery, 1050 Crespi Drive, Pacifica. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for seniors and students. Runs through Nov. 24. For tickets call the reservation line at 359-8002.

Sequoia High School presents ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie.’ 3 p.m. Sequoia High School, 1201 Brewster Ave., Redwood City. Come and see the Tony Award-winning musical that tells the story of a young, vivacious Midwestern girl who comes to the bustling metropolis of New York City. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Advanced tickets are available at www.showtix4u.com or by phone at (866) 976-8167.

The Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society. 4:30 p.m. Douglas Beach House, 307 Mirada Road, Half Moon Bay. The group ‘Times 4’ will perform two one-hour sets. $35. For more information call 726-2020.

MONDAY, NOV. 25

Thanksgiving Dinner at Little House. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Little House for Peninsula Volunteers, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park. Dinner includes: turkey dressing, gravy, peas and onions, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, whole wheat roll and pumpkin pie. The cost is $9 and seats can be reserved by calling 326-2025 ext. 222.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 27

Mike Schermer (Club Fox Blues Jam). 7 p.m. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $5. For more information call 877-435-9849 or visit www.clubfoxrwc.com.

THURSDAY, NOV. 28

Grand Thanksgiving Day Feast. Noon to 2:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sofitel San Francisco Bay, 223 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City. Lunch is $55 for adults, $25 for children 5-12. Dinner is $65 for adults, $30 for children 5-12. Free for children under five. For more information call 508-7126.

FRIDAY, NOV. 29

The Great Escape. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Los Trancos Open Space Preserve, Palo Alto. Put the gridlock of the year’s busiest shopping day behind you and walk a three-mile loop beneath forest canopies. Free. For more information go to www.openspace.org/activites.

Salsa Spot - Appreciation Night. 8 p.m. November 29. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. No Cover after 10 p.m. For more information call 877-435-9849 or go to www.clubfoxrwc.com.

SATURDAY, NOV. 30

San Bruno American Legion Post #409 Community Breakfast. 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. The American Legion San Bruno Post #409, 757 San Mateo Ave., San Bruno. Scrambled eggs, pancakes, bacon, ham or sausage and French toast will be served. There will also be juice, coffee or tea. $8 for adults and $5 for children under 10. For more information call 583-1740.

Autumn in the Watershed. 10 a.m. to noon. Picchetti Ranch Open Space Preserve. Leisurely three-mile stroll through the Stevens Creek Watershed. Learn about the interactions between water, plants, animals, geology and soils during the fall. Free. For more information go to www.openspace.org/activities.

The Fab Four-The Ultimate Tribute. 8 p.m. Fox Theater, 2215 Broadway Street, Redwood City. For more information go to foxrwe.com.

THURSDAY, DEC. 5

‘RiffTrax Live: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians.’ 8 p.m. Select cinemas. Prices vary. For more information contact a participating theater.

FRIDAY, DEC. 6

‘Free First Fridays.’ 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Admission is free the entire day and two programs are planned for public view without any fees. For more information go to www.historysmc.org.

King Building Lighting. 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. King Community Center, 725 Monte Diablo Ave., San Mateo. Free. For more information call 522-7470.

SATURDAY, DEC. 7

Brunch with Santa. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. King Community Cneter, 725 Monte Diablo Ave., San Mateo. $9. For more information call 522-7270.

Special Holiday Free Program. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. The day will feature children’s craft activities such as making old fashion Christmas tree ornaments. Free. For more information call 299-0104.

PENPEX Stamp Show. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Community Activities Building, 1400 Roosevelt Ave., Redwood City. PENPEX Stamp Show features 18 dealers, over 50 frames of exhibits, special souvenir show cachets, activities and free stamps for beginners, and a silent auction of over 500 lots that closes at 2:30 on Sunday. The U.S. Postal Service will be present on Saturday with items for sale. Snack bar with hot and cold food. Free admission and free parking. For more information go to www.penpex.org or call 365-2956.

Dad and Me at the Library. 11 a.m. San Carlos Library, 610 Elm St., San Carlos. Free. For more information go to www.fatherhoodcollaborative.org.

PWC presents ‘Illuminate This Night.’ 2:30 p.m. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 600 Colorado Ave., Palo Alto. PWC will sing holiday music from around the world. Premium tickets are $35, general tickets are $30 and students 18 and under are $10. To get more information or purchase tickets go to www.pwchorus.org or call 327-3095.

Ragazzi Boys Chorus presents A Cheerful Noise. 5 p.m. First Congregational Church, 1985 Louis Road, Palo Alto. Tickes: $27 reserved, $16 general, $10 students. For more information call 342-8785 or visit www.ragazzi.org.

SUNDAY, DEC. 8

PENPEX Stamp Show. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Community Activities Building, 1400 Roosevelt Ave., Redwood City. PENPEX Stamp Show features 18 dealers, over 50 frames of exhibits, special souvenir show cachets, activities and free stamps for beginners, and a silent auction of over 500 lots that closes at 2:30 on Sunday. The U.S. Postal Service will be present on Saturday with items for sale. Snack bar with hot and cold food. Free admission and free parking. For more information go to www.penpex.org or call 365-2956.

Bereaved Families Join in 17th Worldwide Candle Lighting. 6:30 p.m. The Burlingame United Methodist Church, 1443 Howard Ave., Burlingame. Free. For more information call 302-6802.

MONDAY, DEC. 9

Mostly Madrigals. 1 p.m. Burlingame Woman’s Club, 241 Park Road, Burlingame. Claire Kelm, soprano; Naomi Braun, alto; Andrew Morgan, tenor; Mark Summer, bass. For more information go to www.burlingamemusicclub.net.

TUESDAY, DEC. 10

Architecture Lecture Series. 8 p.m. San Mateo Public Library, 55 W. Third Ave., San Mateo. The lecture series will feature leading pioneers in architecture who have had a significant impact on design and built environment. For more information call 522-7818.

FRIDAY, DEC. 13

Hansel and Gretel. 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Saratoga Civic Center, 13777 Fruitvale Ave., Saratoga. $10. For more information go to http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/381850.

SATURDAY, DEC. 14

Gingerbread House Making Contest. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma Street, Menlo Park. Free. Registration is required. For more information email atajar@plsinfo.org.

PWC presents ‘Illuminate This Night.’ 2:30 p.m. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 600 Colorado Ave., Palo Alto. PWC will sing holiday music from around the world. Premium tickets are $35, general tickets are $30 and students 18 and under are $10. To get more information or purchase tickets go to www.pwchorus.org or call 327-3095.

Hansel and Gretel. 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saratoga Civic Center, 13777 Fruitvale Ave., Saratoga. $10. For more information go to http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/381850.

Holiday Festival of Dance Celebrates 41 Years. 5:30 p.m. San Mateo High School, 506 N Delaware Street, San Mateo. $10 in advance or $11 at the door. Children under 12 attend free. For more information call 522-7470.

Bay Pointe Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker.’ 7 p.m. San Mateo Performing Arts Center. 600 N. Delaware Ave., San Mateo. Enjoy the best ‘Nutcracker’ on the Peninsula! $30 to $60. For more information www.baypointeballet.org.

SUNDAY, DEC. 15

Hansel and Gretel. 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saratoga Civic Center, 13777 Fruitvale Ave., Saratoga. $10. For more information go to http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/381850.

Bay Pointe Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker.’ 2 p.m. San Mateo Performing Arts Center. 600 N. Delaware Ave., San Mateo. Enjoy the best ‘Nutcracker’ on the Peninsula! $30 to $60. For more information www.baypointeballet.org.

PWC presents ‘Illuminate This Night.’ 2:30 p.m. St. Patrick’s Seminary, 320 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park. PWC will sing holiday music from around the world. Premium tickets are $35, general tickets are $30 and students 18 and under are $10. To get more information or purchase tickets go to www.pwchorus.org or call 327-3095.

Ragazzi Boys Chorus presents A Cheerful Noise. 4 p.m. Cunningham Memorial Chapel, Notre Dame de Namur University, 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. Tickets: $30 reserved, $20 general, $14 students. For more information call 342-8785 or visit www.ragazzi.org.

Holiday Festival of Dance Celebrates 41 Years. 5:30 p.m. San Mateo High School, 506 N Delaware Street, San Mateo. $10 in advance or $11 at the door. Children under 12 attend free. For more information call 522-7470.

A Night at the Opera—Gala Holiday Concert. 7 p.m. Kohl Mansion, Great Hall, 2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame. $48 for adults, $45 for seniors, $15 30 and under. For more information call 762-1130.

THURSDAY, DEC. 19

Movies for School Age Children: Polar Express. 3:30 p.m. San Mateo Public Library, 55 W. Third Ave., San Mateo. Free. For more information call 522-7838.

SATURDAY, DEC. 21

Bay Pointe Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker.’ 4 p.m. San Mateo Performing Arts Center. 600 N. Delaware Ave., San Mateo. Enjoy the best ‘Nutcracker’ on the Peninsula! $30 to $60. For more information www.baypointeballet.org.

SUNDAY, DEC. 22

Bay Pointe Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker.’ 2 p.m. San Mateo Performing Arts Center. 600 N. Delaware Ave., San Mateo. Enjoy the best ‘Nutcracker’ on the Peninsula! $30 to $60. For more information www.baypointeballet.org.

THURSDAY, DEC. 26

Broadway by the Bay Presents: ‘It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play.’ Fox Theater, 2215 Broadway St, Redwood City. Continues through Dec. 29. For more information call 579-5565.

Off the Grid: Burlingame. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Broadway Caltrain Station on California Drive and Carmelita Ave., Burlingame. There will be a 10-vendor lineup. For more information call 415-274-2510.

SUNDAY, JAN. 12

Pianist Garrick Ohlsson in Recital. 7 p.m. Pre-concert talk at 6 p.m. Kohl Mansion, Great Hall, 2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame. $48 for adults, $45 for seniors, $15 for 30 and under. For more information call 762-1130.

MONDAY, JAN. 13

SF Chamber Orchestra Piano Quartet. 1 p.m. Burlingame Woman’s Club, 241 Park Road, Burlingame. Rachel Walker, violin; Gillian Clements, viola; Robert Howard, cello; Keisuke Nakagoshi, piano. For more information go to www.burlingamemusicclub.net.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 15

Health Seminar. 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Foster City Recreation Center, Lagoon Room, 650 Shell Blvd., Foster City. $35 includes a light dinner. For more information call 415-378-6789.

SATURDAY, JAN. 18

Dad and Me at the Library. 11:15 a.m. Woodside Library, 3140 Woodside Road, Woodside. Free. For more information go to www.fatherhoodcollaborative.org.

Dad and Me at the Library. 2 p.m. South San Francisco Library — Main, 840 W. Orange Ave., South San Francisco. Free. For more information go to www.fatherhoodcollaborative.org.

SUNDAY, FEB. 2

Trio Cavatina with Samuel Rhodes, viola. 7 p.m. Pre-concert talk at 6 p.m. Kohl Mansion, Great Hall, 2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame. $48 for adults, $45 for seniors, $15 for 30 and under. For more information call 762-1130.

FRIDAY, FEB. 7

Dad and Me at the Library. 6:30 p.m. Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park. Free. For more information go to www.fatherhoodcollaborative.org.

MONDAY, FEB. 10

Mark Lemaire and Twilight. 1 p.m. Burlingame Woman’s Club, 241 Park Road, Burlingame. Mark Lemaire, guitarist; Cindy van Empel, vocalist. For more information go to www.burlingamemusicclub.net.

SATURDAY, FEB. 15

Dad and Me at the Library. 11 a.m. Portola Valley Library, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley. Free. For more information go to www.fatherhoodcollaborative.org.

TUESDAY, FEB. 18

Health Seminar. 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Foster City Recreation Center, Lagoon Room, 650 Shell Blvd., Foster City. $35 includes a light dinner. For more information call 415-378-6789.

SUNDAY, MARCH 9

Miro Quartet Concert. 7 p.m. Pre-concert talk at 6 p.m. Kohl Mansion, Great Hall, 2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame. $48 for adults, $45 for seniors, $15 for 30 and under. For more information call 762-1130.

MONDAY, MARCH 10

Yana Reznik. 1 p.m. Burlingame Woman’s Club, 241 Park Road, Burlingame. A Russian-born classical pianist will perform. For more information go to www.burlingamemusicclub.net.

THURSDAY, APRIL 3

Sustainable San Mateo County’s 2014 Sustainability Awards.

SUNDAY, APRIL 13

Ariel String Quartet. 7 p.m. Pre-concert talk at 6 p.m. Kohl Mansion, Great Hall, 2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame. $48 for adults, $45 for seniors, $15 30 and under. For more information call 762-1130.

MONDAY, APRIL 14

Megan Boyle, Soprano. 1 p.m. Burlingame Woman’s Club, 241 Park Road, Burlingame. For more information go to www.burlingamemusicclub.net.

Carmen by George Bizet. 2 p.m. Fox Theater, 2223 Broadway Ave., Redwood City. $20. For more information go to http://www.redwoodcity.org/events/classical.html.

SUNDAY, MAY 4

Henschel Quartet. 7 p.m. Pre-concert talk at 6 p.m. Kohl Mansion, Great Hall, 2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame. $48 for adults, $45 for seniors, $15 30 and under. For more information call 762-1130.

 

 

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