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January 17, 2017, 05:00 AM

TUESDAY, JAN. 17

Unique Media Opportunities for Students. Noon to 1:15 p.m. 75 Arbor Road, Menlo Park. Join the Menlo Park Kiwanis Club and speaker Becky Sanders, who works for a non-profit dedicated to providing digital media resources and training. For more information call 327-1313.

English Conversation Group. 1:30 p.m. Burlingame Library, 480 Primrose Road, Burlingame. Improve your English conversation skills with library staff and volunteers. For more information call 574-7400.

Evening Breathing and Meditation. 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. 1 Library Ave., Millbrae. An instructor from the Art of Living foundation will be guiding basic breathing techniques and a rejuvenating meditation session. Evening breathing is every third Tuesday of the month. For more information contact 697-7607.

Clay and Chardonnay at Little House. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Little House, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park. Create your own masterpiece while drinking wine with friends. $25 for members. For more information call 272-5045.

South San Francisco Public Library Book Club. 6 p.m. South San Francisco Main Library, 840 W. Orange Ave., South San Francisco. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Successful Investing: Manage Risk — Maximize Returns. 6:30 p.m. San Mateo Senior Center, 2645 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. Learn the five risk management strategies used by professional investors to manage risks while maximizing the returns on your investments. For more information call 401-4663.

How the World Builds Software. 7 p.m. Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View. For more information email cevans@computerhistory.org.

Social Ballroom Dancing. Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 1001 Cedar St., San Carlos. $82 per couple; $100 non-residents. Learn many popular dances. Make up missed lessons at any location during the series. For more information call (415) 661-2746.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18

Job Search Review Panel. 10 a.m. to noon. Foster City Community Center, 1000 E. Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City. For more information and to register visit www.phase2careers.org/about_us.html.

Computer Class: Don’t Be Duped by Fake News. 10:30 a.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. This workshop will help raise awareness about the rising amount of inaccurate news being posted online. For more information email belmont@smcl.org.

AARP Chapter 139 Meeting. 11 a.m. 2090 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. Muffins for 75 cents. Noon meeting followed by bingo. For more information contact wvoll2@yahoo.com.

San Mateo Professional Alliance Networking Lunch. Noon to 1 p.m. Pacific Catch Restaurant, 243 S. B St., San Mateo. Meet new business connections. For more information call 430-6500.

Craft Technology 101. 4 p.m. South San Francisco Grand Avenue Library, 306 Walnut Ave., South San Francisco. Private tutorial of the library’s sewing machines. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Lunar New Year Story Time with Author Oliver Chin. 6 p.m. South San Francisco Grand Avenue Library, 306 Walnut Ave., South San Francisco. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Preventative Health Care: Staying Well with Dr. Huynh. 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. 1 Library Ave., Millbrae. Learn strategies to minimize vulnerability to illness and avoid medical bills. For more information contact 697-7607.

English Conversation Group. 6:30 p.m. Burlingame Library, 480 Primrose Road, Burlingame. Improve your English conversation skills with library staff and volunteers. For more information call 574-7400.

Bone Broth Boost Class. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. New Leaf Community Market, 150 San Mateo Road, Half Moon Bay. $5. For more information or to register visit newleaf.com/events.

Project Sentinel Housing Discrimination Workshop in Spanish. 6:30 p.m. South San Francisco Grand Avenue Library, 306 Walnut Ave., South San Francisco. Frances Nguyen, Fair Housing Coordinator for Project Sentinel, will give a brief overview of fair housing laws and answer questions. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Road Map for Library Makerspaces. 7 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Come help San Mateo County Libraries plan for makerspaces and digital media labs in our libraries. Light refreshments will be served. For more information email belmont@smcl.org.

Shrek the Musical Jr. 7 p.m. Mustang Hall, 828 Chesnut St., San Carlos. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.SanCarlosChildrensTheater.com. For more information email eve@sancarloschildrenstheater.com.

THURSDAY, JAN. 19

Reinventing You and Your Career: Assessment. 9:10 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. Sobrato Center for Nonprofits, 350 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood Shores. For more information and to register visit www.phase2careers.org/about_us.html.

Peninsula Choraliers Spring Season. 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., every Thursday morning. For more information email gundersonjp@yahoo.com.

Game Day. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Foster City Recreation Center, 650 Shell Blvd., Foster City. Come to play Bunco, cards or bring your own game to the Foster City 55 and up Club. For more information call 286-2585.

Book Munchers Book Club. 4 p.m. South San Francisco Main Library, 840 W. Orange Ave., South San Francisco. Reading Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes. For kids ages 5 to 8. Limited free copies of the book are available upon registering in the library. For more information call 829-3860.

Movie Night: ‘Jurassic World.’ 5 p.m. South San Francisco Main Library, 840 W. Orange Ave., South San Francisco. Every Thursday in January. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Essential Oils for Health and Wellness. 6 p.m. South San Francisco Main Library, 840 W. Orange Ave., South San Francisco. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Shrek the Musical Jr. 7 p.m. Mustang Hall, 828 Chesnut St., San Carlos. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.SanCarlosChildrensTheater.com. For more information email eve@sancarloschildrenstheater.com.

Feng Shui and Chinese Astrology. 7 p.m. 480 Primrose Road, Burlingame. As Chinese New Year comes, learn about the principles behind the practices of Feng Shui and Chinese astrology. For more information call 558-7444.

The Five Pillars of Islam. 7 p.m. Peninsula Jewish Community Center, 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City. Education cultivates understanding and respect. Learn about the fundamental beliefs and principles of Islam, and their relationship to Judaism. For more information call 378-2743.

Cabaret. 8 p.m. Hillbarn Theatre, 1285 E. Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City. Hillbarn Theatre brings Kander and Ebb’s piece, Cabaret to the stage to kick-off 2017. Adult tickets are $45 and student tickets are $20. For more information call 349-6411 x2.

FRIDAY, JAN. 20

Building a Winning Resume. 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sobrato Center for Nonprofits, 350 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood Shores. For more information and to register visit www.phase2careers.org/about_us.html.

Kidz in Motion. 10:15 a.m. South San Francisco Library, 840 W. Orange Ave., South San Francisco. Safe and fun movement activities for children and caregivers. For ages 2 to 5. For more information emaill valle@plsinfo.org.

Senior Center 30th Anniversary Celebration. 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. San Bruno Senior Center, 1555 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno. Frank Sinatra and Joey Bishop impersonators plus music and dancing with Manny Catania. Lunch at noon. Tickets available at the front desk. For more information call 616-7150.

Lunchtime Knitting. Noon. South San Francisco Library, 840 W. Orange Ave., South San Francisco. All levels are welcome. Please bring a knitting project to work on. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Video Games. 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. SSF Grand Avenue Library, 306 Walnut Ave., South San Francisco. Featuring Minecraft, Mario 3D World, Mario Kart 8, Super Smash Bros and Pokken Tournament. All ages. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

All-American Kids Dance Party. 4 p.m. South San Francisco Main Library, 840 W. Orange Ave., South San Francisco. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Shrek the Musical Jr. 7 p.m. Mustang Hall, 828 Chesnut St., San Carlos. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.SanCarlosChildrensTheater.com. For more information email eve@sancarloschildrenstheater.com.

An Inauguration Night Reading of the Taming by Lauren Gunderson. Dragon Production Theater Company, 2120 Broadway St., Redwood City. Proceeds raised will go to Planned Parenthood. Can reserve a seat for $25 and it comes with a cocktail. For more information email tickets@dragonproductions.net.

SATURDAY, JAN. 21

Polar Bear Plunge. 8:30 a.m. 201 City Park Way, San Bruno. Take a plunge in the unheated San Bruno Park Pool. This annual event will benefit the Youth Scholarship Fund. Each participant will receive a long sleeve t-shirt and snacks after they take the plunge. For more information call 616-7148.

Senior Health & Wellness Fair. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Magnolia of Millbrae, 201 Chadbourne Ave., Millbrae. Meet and greet senior-related businesses and services. Refreshments, goody bags and giveaways. Free health services include A1C testing and blood pressure check. Presented by the Daily Journal. Everyone welcome. Free. For more information call 344-5200.

Blood sugar testing. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Magnolia of Millbrae, 201 Chadbourne Ave., Millbrae. Get this health screening done during the Senior Health & Wellness Fair. A1C non-fasting. Screening by Mills Peninsula Heart Smart Program. For all ages. Free. For more information call 344-5200.

Yoga and Self-Healing Class. 10 a.m. to noon. New Leaf Community Market, 150 San Mateo Road, Half Moon Bay. Free. Practice breathing exercises, postures and self-healing techniques. For more information or to register visit newleaf.com/events.

Adult Spanish Book Club: Laura Esquivel, Malinche. 11 a.m. to noon. SSF Grand Avenue Library, 306 Walnut Ave., South San Francisco. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Open Day and Latest Award-Winners. Noon to 4 p.m. La Honda Winery, 2645 Fair Oaks Ave., Redwood City. There will be a tasting of 5 award-winning wines in order to kickstart the year. $10 for entry. For more information visit lahondawinery.com.

Ron Andrews: Watercolor, Contemporary Landscape Demo. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. SWA Fine Art Center, 527 San Mateo Ave., San Bruno. Ron Andrews is a self-taught artist working in water media. He will paint an abstracted landscape. For more information call 737-6084.

Shrek the Musical Jr. 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Mustang Hall, 828 Chesnut St., San Carlos. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.SanCarlosChildrensTheater.com. For more information email eve@sancarloschildrenstheater.com.

The Law of Harmony and Christian Science Healing. 1:30 p.m. 555 Middlefield Road, Atherton. Josh Niles will talk about how harmony is a constant and consistent law of God and how Mary Baker Eddy’s discovery of these divine laws can be brought to bear in any circumstance through holy inspired prayer. For more information contact csmenlo@sbcglobal.net.

Get Cozy DIY Series. 2 p.m. SSF Grand Avenue Library, 306 Walnut Ave., South San Francisco. Soothe your winter skin with homemade concotions. Also on Feb. 4 at 2 p.m. Limited to first 20 attendees. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Lunar New Year Storytime with Author Oliver Chin. 3 p.m. South San Francisco Library, 840 W. Orange Ave., South San Francisco. For more information emaill valle@plsinfo.org.

Exhibit Reception. 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Society of Western Artists Fine Art Center, 527 San Mateo Ave., San Bruno. The current exhibit runs through Feb. 3. For more information visit societyofwesternartists.com.

A Tribute to the White Stripes. 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. 711 S. B St., San Mateo. School of Rock San Mateo presents a tribute to the White Stripes. For more information visit sanmateo.schoolofrock.com.

Concert: Rupert Boyd, Australian Classical Guitarist. 7 p.m. 1600 Santa Lucia Ave., San Bruno. Rupert will be performing works by Leo Brouwer, Bach, Astor Piazzolla and more. For tickets or more information visit brownpapertickets.com/event/2724282.

Social Ballroom Dancing. Fridays, 7:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. 2720 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. $82 per couple; $100 non-residents. Learn many popular dances. Make up missed lessons at any location during the series. For more information call 415-661-2746.

SUNDAY, JAN. 22

Shrek the Musical Jr. 1 p.m. Mustang Hall, 828 Chesnut St., San Carlos. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.SanCarlosChildrensTheater.com. For more information email eve@sancarloschildrenstheater.com.

Student Recital. 2 p.m. Crestmont Conservatory, 2575 Flores St., San Mateo. The recital will feature piano and cello performances by students of the conservatory. For more information call 574-4633.

Date Night/Valentine’s Day Makeup Makeover. 2:30 p.m. South San Francisco Main Library, 840 W. Orange, South San Francisco. Get tips and tricks for how to do makeup for Valentine’s Day and date night. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

A Tribute to the White Stripes. 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. 711 S. B St., San Mateo. School of Rock San Mateo presents a tribute to the White Stripes. For more information visit sanmateo.schoolofrock.com.

MONDAY, JAN. 23

Maturing Gracefully: Seventy Strong. Noon. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Come for a light lunch and get connected with senior support groups and services. For more information email belmont@smcl.org.

Spectrum Action Group Planning Meeting. 3:30 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. This club is open to all, but focuses on issues pertaining to LGBTQIA+ youth. For more information email belmont@smcl.org.

Drawing Circle. 4 p.m. South San Francisco Main Library, 840 W. Orange Ave., South San Francisco. All ages and skills. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Storyime at the Library. 6 p.m. South San Francisco Library, 840 W. Orange Ave., South San Francisco. Every Monday at 6 p.m. For more information emaill valle@plsinfo.org.

Fairy Tale Tea Party. 6 p.m. South San Francisco Main Library, 840 W. Orange Ave., South San Francisco. Listen to fairy tales, sing along to favorites, decorate crowns and wands, and enjoy snacks. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Auditions to sing Verdi Requiem with Masterworks Chorale. 6:30 p.m. 3900 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. For more information or to schedule an audition time email info@masterworks.org.

TUESDAY, JAN. 24

Stanbridge Academy Open House for Prospective Parents. 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. 515 E. Poplar Ave., San Mateo. For more information call 375-5860.

A Day in the Life of a Probation Officer. Noon to 1:15 p.m. 75 Arbor Road, Menlo Park. Join the Menlo Park Kiwanis Club and speaker Jody DiMauro, who has worked as a probation officer for 25 years. For more information call 327-1313.

Textile Tuesday: Fleece Socks. 1 p.m. South San Francisco Library, 840 W. Orange Ave., South San Francisco. For more information emaill valle@plsinfo.org.

Teen Writing Group. 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. South San Francisco Library, 840 W. Orange Ave., South San Francisco. For more information emaill valle@plsinfo.org.

Poetry Night with Tanu Wakefield. 7 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Come to the library to share a poem and listen to what others have to share. Hosted by Belmont Poet Laureate Tanu Wakefield. For more information email belmont@smcl.org.

Famed Geologist Walter Alvarez: A Most Improbable Journey. 7 p.m. Cubberley Theatre, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. For more information email ggehue@commonwealthclub.org.

Millbrae/Central County Fire CERT Training Classes. 7 p.m. David Chetcuti Community Room, 450 Poplar Ave., Millbrae. Free. These classes are an opportunity for residents to be a part of the Community Preparedness Program. Series of 20-total hours over eight weeks. Expert experienced instructors. Class size limited. To register and for more information visit http://conta.cc/2feG1Ke.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25

Family Craft Night: Lunar New Year Craft. 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. SSF Grand Avenue Library, 306 Walnut Ave., South San Francisco. Make geomtric lanterns with red envelopes and simple paper cuts. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Murder Mystery Afternoon. 3:30 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Available to middle school and high school students. For more information email belmont@smcl.org.

Movies at Grand: “Tea for Two.” 6 p.m. SSF Grand Avenue Library, 306 Walnut Ave., South San Francisco. All ages. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

‘Before, During and After the Party.’ 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 1 Library Ave., Millbrae. The Peninsula is full of local talent—like filmmaker Jamie Ball. His newest film tells the story of a group of friends whose lives are changed by the events of one celebration. Come for a screening and discussion. For more information contact 697-7607.

Holistic Home Harmony: The Art of Cultivating Flow and Function. 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. San Mateo Senior Center, 2645 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. Learn how Holistic Organizing can create lasting productivity. Resident tickets are $30 and non-resident are $37. Registration is required. For more information and to register call 522-7490.

Mystery Book Club. 7 p.m. San Carlos Library, 610 Elm St., San Carlos. Free and open to the public. For more information call 591-0341x237.

THURSDAY, JAN. 26

Veteran Service Campaign. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 130 South Blvd., San Mateo. National and state teams from the American Legion will be in town to discuss veterans’ benefits and service to the community. All local veterans are invited to come. For more information call 345-7388.

Navigating Your Healthcare. 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. 1 Library Ave., Millbrae. Insurance plans and medical systems can be confusing so guidance can be save time and money in finding or dealing with your health plan. Stay informed by attending this session. For more information contact 697-7607.

Life Hacks: How-to-Life. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Available to middle school and high school students. For more information email belmont@smcl.org.

Chinese New Year Kid’s Event. 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Hillsdale Shopping Center, 60 E. 31st Ave., San Mateo. The event is free and will appeal to kids of all ages. For more information call 571-1029.

Movie Night: Southside with You. 5 p.m. South San Francisco Main Library, 840 W. Orange Ave., South San Francisco. Every Thursday in January. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Green Business Celebration and Networking Event. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company, 935 Washington St., San Carlos. SSMC is teaming up with the San Mateo County Green Business Program to host a celebration and networking event for local sustainability professionals. For more information visit ww.sustainablesanmateo.org.

Reel Great Films: “Smoke Signals.” 7 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. For more information email belmont@smcl.org.

FRIDAY, JAN. 27

Theresa Rebeck’s “Dead Accounts.” 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. Rebeck offers an examination of “traditional” midwestern values versus “liberal” coastal values. Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 2 p.m. $35 general admission; $27 students/seniors. For more information visit dragonproductions.net.

Veteran Service Campaign. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 130 South Blvd., San Mateo. National and state teams from the American Legion will be in town to discuss veterans’ benefits and service to the community. All local veterans are invited to come. For more information call 345-7388.

Midday Meditation. Noon to 1 p.m. New Leaf Community Market, 150 San Mateo Road, Half Moon Bay. $5. For more information or to register visit newleaf.com/events.

30th Anniversary of Twins Pines Senior and Community Center. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 20 Twin Pines Lane, Belmont. There will be a special exhibit by Belmont Historian Denny Lawhern, live music from the Sons of Emperor Norton Band and refreshments. Admission is free. For more information contact 595-7444.

Afternoon Tea at the Library. 3 p.m. SSF Grand Avenue Library, 306 Walnut Ave., South San Francisco. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

SATURDAY, JAN. 28

2017 Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cow Palace, 2600 Geneva Ave., Daly City. Featuring over 175 breeds, show dog trials, a fashion show and more. For more information or tickets visit goldengatekennelclub.com. Also on Sunday, Jan. 29 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Veteran Service Campaign. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 130 South Blvd., San Mateo. National and state teams from the American Legion will be in town to discuss veterans’ benefits and service to the community. All local veterans are invited to come. For more information call 345-7388.

Public Workshop. 11 a.m. South San Francisco Main Library, 840 W. Orange, South San Francisco. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

And the Plague Broke in Upon Them. 1 p.m. 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. The San Mateo County History Museum will present Diane Rooney, who will discuss the 1918 Influenza Pandemic, described as the greatest medical disaster in history. Admission to the museum is $6. For more information call 299-0104.

SUNDAY, JAN. 29

2017 Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cow Palace, 2600 Geneva Ave., Daly City. Featuring over 175 breeds, show dog trials, a fashion show and more. For more information or tickets visit goldengatekennelclub.com.

Last Sunday Ballroom Tea Dance. 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. San Bruno Senior Center, 1555 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno. Fee $5. For more information call 616-7150.

Financial Planning Day. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. San Mateo Library, 55 W. Third Ave., San Mateo. Free 30 minute private consultation with a certified financial planner. Registration required. For more information or to register call 522-7818 or email smplref@plsinfo.org.

Dorothea Lange: The Louise Lovett Collection, Free Puplic Reception. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Peninsula Museum of Art, 1777 California Drive, Burlingame. Exhibition dates: Jan. 29 through April 9. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Free admission. The exhibition is 23 images by Dorothea Lange never before displayed to the public. For more information call 692-2101.

Abstract Collages Reception. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. 1777 California Drive, Burlingame. Come to the Peninsula Museum of Art to see Edith Hillinger's mixed-media works on canvas suggest images ranging from Northern European Gothic to Middle Eastern ethnic patterns. The exhibit will be on display through April 9. For more information call 692-2101.

Myrna Wacknov: Lifescapes. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Peninsula Museum of Art, 1777 California Drive, Burlingame. Exhibition Dates: Jan. 26 to March 12. Open Wednesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission. For more information call 692-2101.

Crossing Lines in San Mateo. 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center, 725 Monte Diablo Ave., San Mateo. To make the San Mateo County culture of listening and inclusion, this afternoon involves modern tools of communication for home, school, business, neighborhood, and global community. Fully participatory and community-building. For more information and to RSVP call 574-8303.

Japanese Tea Ceremony. 3 p.m. South San Francisco Main Library, 840 W. Orange, South San Francisco. Guests are invited to wear a kimono to the event if they choose. Please register ahead of time. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Enso String Quartet Performs. 7 p.m. Music at Kohl Mansion, 2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame. The quartet was founded at Yale University in 1999 and based in New York City since 2007. The have won numerous awards, including the Concert Artists Guild competition. Tickets are $48 for adults and $45 for seniors. For more information call 762-1130.

MONDAY, JAN. 30

Stargazing Party with the San Francisco Amateur Astronomers. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. South San Francisco Library, 840 W. Orange Ave., South San Francisco. Three telescopes will be available to view Mars, Venus, the Moon and deep space. For more information emaill valle@plsinfo.org.

Paint Your World Purple: Relay For Life Kick Off Party. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The San Francisco Wine School. 415 Grand Ave., South San Francisco. Learn about the American Cancer Society’s premier fundraising event, Relay For Life. Free refreshments. Free gifts. For more information email Rflnsmc@gmail.com.

MNPS: An Aquarium Play staged reading. 7:30 p.m. Dragon Theatre, 2120 Broadway St., Redwood City. Suggested minimum donation of $5 to $10. Concessions available for purchase to enjoy during the show. For more infotmation visit www.dragpmproductions.net/activities/mondaynight.html.

TUESDAY, JAN. 31

Home or Retirement Community? Noon to 1:15 p.m. 75 Arbor Road, Menlo Park. Join the Menlo Park Kiwanis Club and speaker Kira Reginato, author of “Tips For Helping Your Aging Parents (without losing your mind).” For more information call 327-1313.

Educational Opportunityt Program. 6 p.m. South San Francisco Main Library, 840 W. Orange, South San Francisco. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Author Event: John Lescroart. 7 p.m. Burlingame Library, 480 Primrose Road, Burlingame. Meet New York Times bestselling mystery author John Lescroat, who will be presenting his latest mystery, “Fatal.” For more information call 574-7400.

Miggi’s Kitchen Cooking Demo. 7 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Chef Miggi Demeyer will demonstrate making spring rolls, beef shank cold cuts, and three-cup chicken. For more information email belmont@smcl.org.

Magic with Dan Chan. 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. 1 Library Ave., Millbrae. Chan brings in the Lunar New Year with a magic show for all ages. For more information contact 697-7607.

THURSDAY, FEB. 2

Go-Health Urgent Care Grand Opening. 10:30 a.m. to noon. 830 Jefferson Ave., Redwood City. Dignity Health is celebrating the opening of their first urgent care center on the Peninsula. For more information call 438-5500.

FRIDAY, FEB. 3

February Free First Friday. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Not only is admission free the whole day, but two programs are planned for the public without any fees. At 11 a.m., children are invited to learn about the Chinese New Year. Then, Museum staff will conduct the Land of Opportunity: The Immigrant Experience in San Mateo County exhibit. For more information, call 299-0104.

MONDAY, FEB. 6

Personal Tax Workshop: Keep More of What You Make. 6:30 p.m. Burlingame Main Library, 480 Primrose Road, Burlingame. With Tax Law changes and updates, learn how you may jump start your tax savings in 2017. For more information call 401-4662.

TUESDAY, FEB. 7

Information Meeting Foster Care Program. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 400 Harbor Blvd., Building B, Belmont. Foster Care is a program that matches caring families with children and youth who need safe, temporary homes. At this meeting, learn more about how you can make a positive impact in a child’s life. For more information, call 722-3035.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8

Master Resource Conservation Course. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 455 County Center, Room 405, Redwood City. Learn various sustainability topics and ensure awareness of local resource conservation issues and efforts. A 40-hour volunteer commitmenr is required. For more information contact RecycleWorks@smcgov.org.

PoetryMusic. 7 p.m. Menlo Park Main Library, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park. The chamber duo of Chris Lee and Colleen O’Brien will be playing poems that have been set to music. Admission is free. For more information call 330-2501.

THURSDAY, FEB. 9

Youth Suicide Prevention Community Forum. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Cubberly Community Center, Room H1, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Adolescent Counseling Services’ program directors will discuss the warning signs of mental distress and strategies for suicide prevention that can be used to help teens before they reach their crisis point. Free event. For more information and to register visit www.acs-teens.org/upcoming-events/.

FRIDAY, FEB. 10

2017 Photography Exhibit. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Municipal Services Building, 33 Arroyo Drive, South San Francisco. Come for a juried fine art exhibit featuring artistic photography taken by local Bay Area artists. For more information call 829-3800.

Pacific Mambo Orchestra Salsa Night. 6 p.m. Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway, Redwood City. Come have fun listening to the captivating sounds of the Grammy-winning orchestra. The band has a fresh modern feel and high-energy original compositions. Admission starts at $15. Proceeds from the evening benefit school music programs funded by the Redwood City Education Foundation. For more information call 269-7770.

SATURDAY, FEB. 11

Lunar New Year Celebration. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Free event. Includes performances on Courthouse Square and craft activities for children within the building. For more information call 299-0104.

SUNDAY, FEB. 12

LoveBug Event at the Palo Alto Junior Musuem and Zoo. 10 a.m. to noon. Palo Alto Junior Musuem and Zoo, Palo Alto. Come dressed as a bug, write a Valentine, learn about bugs andinsects. For more information or to register email clares@friendsjmz.org.

Horszowski Trio. 7 p.m. Music at Kohl Mansion, 2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame. The trio has returned two years after its praised Music at Kohl debut. Based in New York City, the group is the coming together of three friends whose deep trust has led them to expressive freedom. Tickets are $48 for adults and $45 for seniors. For more information call 762-1130.

MONDAY, FEB. 13

Protecting Children with Special Needs. 10 a.m. to noon. Sobrato Center for Nonprofits, 350 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City. Free. Presented by the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights. RSVP at openingdoorspta@yahoo.com.

TUESDAY, FEB. 14

Exhibit: Paintings of Frank’s Tannery. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. The new exhibit features art depicting Frank’s Tannery, which was built in 1872 and destroyed in a fire in 1968. Runs through May 11. For more information call 299-0104.

THURSDAY, FEB. 16

The Six Transformations of Hewlett-Packard. 11:30 a.m. Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View. Former HP executive Webb McKinney and strategy consultant Philip E. Meza join Museum CEO John Hollar for a conversation about the role of leadership in shaping HP and what startups can learn from its history. For more information email cevans@computerhistory.org.

SATURDAY, FEB. 25

World War I and Camp Fremont. 1 p.m. 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Barbara Wilcox, author of World War I Army Training by San Francisco Bay: The Story of Camp Fremont, will speak about her research and sign books. $6 adults; $4 seniors and students. For more information visit historysmc.org.

TUESDAY, MARCH 7

Information Meeting Foster Care Program. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 400 Harbor Blvd., Building B, Belmont. Foster Care is a program that matches caring families with children and youth who need safe, temporary homes. At this meeting, learn more about how you can make a positive impact in a child’s life. For more information, call 722-3035.

THURSDAY, MARCH 9

Hunting for Space Treasure. 7 p.m. Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View. For more information email cevans@computerhistory.org.

JetBlacq returns to Angelica’s with Strictly Sinatra. 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Angelica’s, 863 Main Street, San Mateo. For more information visit http://angelicaswm.tunestub.com/event.cfm?cart&id=254240 or call 510-326-3553.

THURSDAY, MARCH 16

The CHC Breakfast. 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club 200 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park. For more information and to purchase tickets visit www.chconline.org/chcbreakfast.

TUESDAY, MARCH 2

Dance Series 01. 500 Castro St., Mountain View. Dance Series 01 features three works including a world premiere, a regional premiere and a treasured work by Michael Smuin. Stanton Welch’s “Indigo” examines the vagaries of romantic relationships as four couples come together, fall in love, fight and exchange partners. Show runs until March 5. 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday. 2 p.m. Saturday, Sunday. For more information visit smuinballet.org.

FRIDAY, MARCH 24

Peninsula Symphony presents FORTISSIMA – 68th Season – Concert #3 – Mary Elizabeth Bowden. 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. San Mateo Performing Arts Center, 600 N. Delware St., San Mateo. For more information, contact karen@eventure

 

 

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