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San Mateo County calendar of events
April 21, 2017, 05:00 AM

FRIDAY, APRIL 21

Kara’s 40th Anniversary Celebration Gala and Fundraiser. 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Crowne Plaza, 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. For more information email sarah@kara-grief.org.

Spring Book Sale. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 480 Primrose Road, Burlingame. For more information contact audreybojack@gmail.com.bojack@gmail.com.

Menlo Park Sidewalk Fine Arts Festival. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Santa Cruz Avenue. Enjoy boutique handcrafted art. For more information visit pacificfinearts.com.

Variety Show and Lunch. 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. San Bruno Senior Center, 1555 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno. Tickets are available at the senior center front desk. For more information call 616-7150.

‘The Little Mermaid Musical.’ 7 p.m. Capuchino High School Samuel Johnson Jr. Performing Arts Center, 1501 Magnolia Ave., San Bruno. Seniors $8, general $10 and under 5-years-old is free. For more information email kpeloso@sbhsi.com.

Left Coast Annual Juried Exhibition Gallery Opening. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. 1220B Linda Mar Blvd., Pacifica. Music by Blue on Green. For more information visit sanchezartcenter.org.

‘All in the Timing.’ 7:30 p.m. 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. Five funny one-act plays. Free. For more information contact geomet@earthlink.net.

SATURDAY, APRIL 22

Free Dental Care Provided by the California Dental Association Foundation and CDA. San Mateo Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo. 5:30 a.m. to midafternoon. Dentists, dental and health professionals, and community volunteers are donating their time to provide oral health care and education at no charge to approximately 2,000 patients. No ID required. Free parking available. For more information call (916) 554-5372.

Colma Creek cleanup. 9 a.m. to noon. Bay Trail behind Costco on Airport Boulevard. For more information call 829-3840.

Casa de Flores Civic Garden Club Annual Plant Sale. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 737 Walnut St., San Carlos. For more information call 591-6050.

Anna Eshoo Town Hall. 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Cañada College, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Redwood City. California 18th District Representative Anna Eshoo will host a meeting to answer constituents’ questions and hear their concerns. For more information call 225-8104.

Peninsula Girls Chorus Auditions. 10 a.m. to noon. 1443 Howard Ave., Burlingame. No prior experience is required. Interested singers should download the audition information packet and sign up for an audition at the Peninsula Girls Chorus website. All scheduled auditions will be confirmed by email. For more information visit peninsulagirlschorus.org/auditions.html.

Volunteer at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore. 1411 Industrial Road, San Carlos. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Every Sunday and Saturday through May 28. For more information email volunteer@habitatgsf.org.

Seminar on Immunotherapy and Healthy Cooking Demonstration. 10:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. 450 Poplar Ave., Millbrae. Featuring a presentation by Dr. Mei Wen Wu and a healthy cooking demonstration by Christina. For more information visit joylifeclub.org.

Earth Day on the Bay. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 500 Discovery Parkway, Redwood City. Come to explore the life and ecosystem of the Bay and all of the organisms that call it home. Admission is free, and boat tours are available for $20. For more information call 364-2760.

Menlo Park Sidewalk Fine Arts Festival. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Santa Cruz Avenue. Enjoy boutique handcrafted art. For more information visit pacificfinearts.com.

Spring Book Sale. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 480 Primrose Road, Burlingame. For more information contact audreybojack@gmail.com.

Start2Save. 10 a.m. South San Francisco Main Library, 840 W. Orange Ave., South San Francisco. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Meditation Workshop. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 55 W. Third Ave., San Mateo. Stanford professor Dr. Manish Saggar will share the psychological benefits of meditation and there will be a meditation sitting. For more information email mbaute@cityofsanmateo.org

Berkshire Hathaway’s Annual Paper Shredding Party. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Realty, 180 El Camino Real, San Bruno. Bring old bills, taxes, private paperwork and real estate documents to shred. Free. For more information email carolynlivengood@sanbrunocable.com.

‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.’ 2 p.m. 2025 Kehoe Ave., San Mateo. A retelling of the biblical story of Joseph by Pied Piper Plays, a nonprofit theater organization based in San Mateo. $20 adults; $15 seniors and children under 10. Show runs through April 30. For more information visit piedpiperplayers.org.

‘Before the Flood’ screening. 3:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Palo Alto Mitchell Park Library, MidTown Community Room, 3700 Middlefield Road. Event is free. For more information call 326-1235.

‘The Little Mermaid Musical.’ 7 p.m. Capuchino High School Samuel Johnson Jr. Performing Arts Center, 1501 Magnolia Ave., San Bruno. Seniors $8, general $10 and under 5-years-old is free. For more information email kpeloso@sbhsi.com.

Paul Galbraith. 7 p.m. St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 1600 Santa Lucia Ave., San Bruno. General admission: $30. Student: $20. For more information email peninsulaguitarseries@gmail.com.

‘All in the Timing.’ 7:30 p.m. 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. Five funny one-act plays. Free. For more information contact geomet@earthlink.net.

‘My Life in Music.’ 7:30 p.m. Old Fellows Hall, 526 Main St., Half Moon Bay. An evening of music composed by local pianist Peter Master. Tickets only available at the door. Suggested donation of $20. For more information email peter.master@sjsu.edu.

SUNDAY, APRIL 23

Free Dental Care Provided by the California Dental Association Foundation and CDA. San Mateo Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo. 5:30 a.m. to midafternoon. Dentists, dental and health professionals, and community volunteers are donating their time to provide oral health care and education at no charge to approximately 2,000 patients. No ID required. Free parking available. For more information call (916)?554-5372.

Nostril Breathing. 10 a.m. Artis School of Music, 2003 Ralston Ave., Belmont.

Menlo Park Sidewalk Fine Arts Festival. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Santa Cruz Avenue. Enjoy boutique handcrafted art. For more information visit pacificfinearts.com.

Friends Book Sale. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. San Carlos Library, 610 Elm St., San Carlos. Free and open to the public. For more information call 591-341 ext. 237.

Spring Book Sale. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 480 Primrose Road, Burlingame. For more information contact audreybojack@gmail.com.

Rock the Block. 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. PJCC, 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City. Kaiser Permanente and the PJCC present this Family Fun Run and Fitness-After Party. Raffle prizes, medals for all registered children, health station, music, games and more. For more information and to register visit pjcc.org/rocktheblock.

‘The Little Mermaid Musical.’ 1 p.m. Capuchino High School Samuel Johnson Jr. Performing Arts Center, 1501 Magnolia Ave., San Bruno. Seniors $8, general $10 and under 5 is free. For more information email kpeloso@sbhsi.com.

Author Talk: Diane Lovegrove Bader, ‘Setting Donegal on Fire.’ 2:30 p.m. South San Francisco Main Library, 840 W. Orange Ave., South San Francisco. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

‘All in the Timing.’ 2 p.m. 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. Five funny one-act plays. Free. For more information contact geomet@earthlink.net.

Spring Poetry Series. 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. 965 Brewster Ave., Redwood City. Enjoy an afternoon of spoken word. For more information contact 224-4624.

Sine Nominee Chamber Choir Concert. 4 p.m. Transfiguration Episcopal Church, 3900 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. Fir more information call 593-4287.

A Talk and Film on Single Payer. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. 300 E. Santa Inez Ave., San Mateo. Dr. Jeff Gee of Phyisicians for a National Health Program will speak on health care reform alternatives and show the documentary film ‘Now is the Time.’ Free. For more information contact smpa@sanmateopeaceaction.org.

MONDAY, APRIL 24

Art Appreciation Class. 12:45 p.m. San Bruno Senior Center, 1555 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno. Learn about artist Georgia O’Keefe. Free. For more information call 616-7150.

NAMI Connections. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 1650 Borel Place #130, San Mateo. NAMI Connections is for those with mental illness who are working on wellness and recovery. Free. Drop-ins welcome. For more information call 638-0800.

Staged Reading of ‘Sgnarelle ad medicum cannabis’ by Wes Finlay. 7:30 p.m. 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. For more information contact 493-2006.

TUESDAY, APRIL 25

How to Build a Nontraditional Career Path. 10 a.m. to noon. 480 Primrose Road, Burlingame. Learn about why people are drawn to nontraditional career paths, the benefits and challenges, strategic factors to consider and the practical steps forward. For more information visit phase2careers.org.

Library Film Nights: John Woo’s ‘The Killer.’ 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Millbrae Library, 1 Library Ave., Millbrae. For more information call 697-7607x236.

Balance Housing Workshop. 6 p.m. South San Francisco Main Library, 840 W. Orange Ave., South San Francisco. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Filoli: Family Home, Historic Garden, Living Museum. 7 p.m. San Mateo Main Library, 55 W. Third Ave., San Mateo.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26

Arbor Day Festivities. 9:30 a.m. Central Park, 50 E. 5th Ave., San Mateo. Saint Matthew Catholic School student council members will be planting trees for Arbor Day near the flag pole. For more information email apeterson@stmatthewcath.org.

San Mateo Professional Alliance Networking Lunch. Noon to 1 p.m. Mimi’s Restaurant, San Mateo. For more information visit sanmateoprofessionalalliance.com.

The Giving Code: A 21st Century Guide to Philanthropy. 6:30 p.m. Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. For more informaiton and to purchase tickets visit www.commonwealthclub.org/2017-04-26/giving-code.com.

Financial Planning for Fitst-Time Home Buyers. 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Millbrae Library, 1 Library Ave., Millbrae. For more information call 697-7607x236.

10-Minute Website Makeovers. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. 155 Bovet Road, Suite 201, San Mateo. $5. Get immediate feedback on whether or not your website is the best sales tool. For more information contact 627-8800 x94402.

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.

How Will Sea Level Rise Impact You, Your Family and Your Community? 7 p.m. Burlingame Public Library, 480 Primrose Road, Burlingame. Learn what sea level rise means for Burlingame and the Bay Area and how to make a difference. No admission charge. Everyone eligible for free raffle prize. Presented by the Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame. For more information, email info@burlingamecec.org.

Wellness Wendesdays. 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. New Leaf community classroom, 150 San Mateo Road, Half Moon Bay. Program is every wednesday and costs $5. For more information visit www.newleaf.com/events.

Electronics and Your Eyesight. 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. New Leaf Community Classroom, 150 San Mateo Road, Half Moon Bay. $5. For more information email Patti@bondmarcom.com.

Knitting with Arnie. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. San Carlos Library, 610 Elm St., San Carlos. Free and open to the public. For more information call 591-0341x237.

THURSDAY, APRIL 27

Redwood City Now and Then Snapchat Workshop and Photo Share. 10 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Veteran’s Memorial Senior Center, 1455 Madison Ave., Redwood city. Bring your photos of Redwood City Airport and learn how to use Snapchat. Free. For more information call 780-7035.

Presentation on Vision Loss and Aging. 10:30 a.m. San Bruno Senior Center, 1555 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno. For more information call 616-7150.

Disinheriting the IRS from Your Retirement Accounts. 10:30 a.m. 610 Elm St., San Carlos. Learn a five-step action plan to protect retirement savings from double taxation and more. For more information call 401-4663.

Teen Job and Volunteer Fair. 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de la Pulgas, Belmont. For more information email figard@smcl.org.

Community Poetry Celebration. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Celebrate National Poetry Month with local poets and Belmont Poet Laureate Tanu Wakefield. Winners of the annual contest will be announced and the whole community is invited to bring a favorite poem to share. All ages. Refreshments will be provided. For more information contact 591-8286.

FRIDAY, APRIL 28

Beginning Chess for Adults. 10 a.m. to noon. San Carlos Library, 610 Elm St., San Carlos. For more information call 591-0341 x 237.

Career and Resources Fair. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sobrato Center for Nonprofits, 350 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood Shores. Free event for job seekers. Sponsored by Phase2Careers. Offers a variety of services: opportunity to meet local employers, free resume reviews, and career workshops. For more information visit www.phase2careers.org.

Peninsula Family Service Spanish Senior Peer Counseling Open House. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 2600 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. Become a Spanish Senior Peer Counselor. Ages 55 and up. For more information contact 403-4300 x4389.

Donuts, and Dunkin’, with Dave. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dunkin’ Donuts. 180 S. Airport Blvd., South San Francisco. Join Supervisor Dave Pine for a cup of coffee and donuts to share thoughts on San Mateo County issues. For more information call 363-4571.

Money Saving Apps. Noon. South San Francisco Main Library, 840 W. Orange Ave., South San Francisco. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

New Living Expo 2017. 4 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. 2495 S. Delaware St., San Mateo. New Living Expo focuses on holistic and sustainable living, community participation with active citizenship and provides a harmonious forum that honors cultural heritage, spiritual expression, artistic creation, education and positive social transformation. Tickets start at $20. For more information go to www.newlivingexpo.com.

Reel Great Films: Duck Soup. 7 p.m. 1100 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. For more information contact belmont@smcl.org.

SATURDAY, APRIL 29

San Bruno American Legion Post 409 All-You-Can-Eat Monthly Breakfast. 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. $10 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under. Breakfasts are on the last Saturday of the month.

Belmont Earth Day Celebration. 9 a.m. to noon. 1 Twin Pines Lane, Belmont. E-waste drop off, compost giveaway, booths, children’s acitivites and more. For more information contact dlynn@belmont.gov.

Friends of the San Bruno Library Book Sale. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 701 Angus Ave., San Bruno. Bring your own bag and fill it up to the brim with books for just $7. All proceeds benefit library programs. For more information call 616-7078.

Friends of the Belmont Library Birthday Book Sale. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 1100 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Bargain basement sale of like-new books. For more information contact belmont@smcl.org.

Start2Save. 10 a.m. South San Francisco Main Library, 840 W. Orange Ave., South San Francisco. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Burlingame Library Foundation Book and Author Luncheon. 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Green Hills Country Club,

500 Ludeman Lane, Millbrae. 10:30 a.m. Boutique Shopping. 12 to 2:30 p.m. Author Luncheon. Reservations online only at http://www.burlingamelibraryfoundation.org. Online auction opens Sunday, April 2. For more information email debra.donaldson@comcast.net.

New Living Expo 2017. 11 a.m. to 8:15 p.m. 2495 S. Delaware St., San Mateo. New Living Expo focuses on holistic and sustainable living, community participation with active citizenship and provides a harmonious forum that honors cultural heritage, spiritual expression, artistic creation, education and positive social transformation. Tickets start at $20. For more information go to www.newlivingexpo.com.

Maritime Day at The History Museum. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Free event. Highlights the Charles Parsons’ Ships of the World exhibit gallery. Children will be invited to design their own model ships, design cargo, create miniature lighthouses, learn about knot tying, and more. For more information go to www.historysmc.org.

LGBTQ+ Clothing Swap. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1021 S. El Camino Real, San Mateo. Please ensure clothes are washed. For more information contact gilbert@acs-teens.org.

Homemade Cleaning Products. Noon. South San Francisco Main Library, 840 W. Orange Ave., South San Francisco. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Fiesta Cinco de Mayo at Hillsdale Shopping Center. 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Hillsdale Shopping Center, 60 E. 31st Ave., San Mateo. For more information visit hillsdale.com.

Branner Spangenberg Gallery: Julie Brookman’s Work opening reception. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 275A Linden Street, Redwood City. Runs through June 5 on weekends from 1 to 4 p.m. For more information email info@brannerspangenberggallery.com.

Kat Parra World Jazz Ensemble. 3 p.m. 1100 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Kat Parra’s music touches on Latin and World Jazz styles and incorporates rhythm and danceable sounds. For more information contact belmont@smcl.org.

Film Screening: ‘Daze of Justice.’ 6:30 p.m. College of San Mateo Theatre, 1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo. A $10 donation is requested, but parking is free. For more information email suc@smccd.edu.

More Joy! 7:30 p.m. 3300 Alpine Road, Portola Valley. The five-piece folk music group returns to Portola Valley for a concert featuring songs from Bob Dylan, the Dixie Chicks, Loggins and Messina, Linda Ronstadt and old country favorites. Tickets available at the door. For more information contact 327-5206.

SUNDAY, APRIL 30

Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Half Moon Bay Airport, 9850 N. Cabrillo Highway, Half Moon Bay. Showcase of motorized mechanical vehicles and cars on display. There will be skydiving performances, monster truck drivers, single-wheel unimotorcycle drag racing, and more. To register a car, it is $40. Spectator admission is $25 for adults, $15 for ages 11-17 and seniors, free for kids age 10 and under. For more information and to register visit http://dreammachines.miramarevents.com/registration.html.

New Living Expo 2017. Noon to 7:15 p.m. 2495 S. Delaware St., San Mateo. New Living Expo focuses on holistic and sustainable living, community participation with active citizenship and provides a harmonious forum that honors cultural heritage, spiritual expression, artistic creation, education and positive social transformation. Tickets start at $20. For more information go to www.newlivingexpo.com.

Fiesta Cinco de Mayo at Hillsdale Shopping Center. 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Hillsdale Shopping Center, 60 E. 31st Ave., San Mateo. For more information visit hillsdale.com.

Ballroom Dancing. 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. San Bruno Senior Center, 1555 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno. $5 admission. For more information call 616-7150.

Meet the artisits. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Peninsula Museum of Art, 1777 California Drive, Burlingame. Free public reception. Meet the artists of new April exhibitions: Resolving Space, Memory’s Fog and Under the Surface. Exhibit runs though July 9. For more information visit peninsulamuseum.org.

Magicflutes Flute Orchestra Annual Spring Concert. 2:30 p.m. 1 Notre Dame Ave., San Mateo. Ages six and older. For more information contact pamelaflute@mac.com.

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey and Dr. Dean Ornish. 7 p.m. 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Mackey makes the case for why a whole-food plant-based diet is optimum for a healthy life. For more information email ggehue@commonwealthclub.org.

MONDAY, MAY 1

Drawing Circle. 4 p.m. South San Francisco Library. All ages and skill levels. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

TUESDAY, MAY 2

Cookbook Club. 6 p.m. South San Francisco Library. The theme is Celebrity Chefs month. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Earth Day Taste and Talk. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. San Mateo Main Library, 55 W. Third Ave., San Mateo. For more information visit www.tinyurl.com/driverlessfuture.

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. Learn more about the program at this meeting. For more information call 722-3035.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 3

Cosmic Slime. 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. South San Francisco Library. Toddlers and above. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Poetry Workshop: Rorschach Interpreted. 4 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Thinking like a Special Education Teacher. 6:30 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

A Healthy Approach to Body Image. 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 1095 Cloud Ave., Menlo Park. How to improve your body image. For more information contact lifetreecafemp@gmail.com.

Free Concert by the Peninsula Symphony. 6:45 p.m. 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. For more information email rkutler@redwoodcity.org.

Screening of ‘Before the Flood.’ 7 p.m. Burlingame High auditorium, 1 Mangini Way, Burlingame. This is a 96 minute long documentary about the growing climate crisis starring Leonardo DiCaprio. For more information, visit http://www.cecburlingame.com/programs/upcoming-events/.

San Carlos Toastmasters Communication Workshop: Speaking with Confidence. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. San Carlos Library, 610 Elm St., San Carlos. For more information call 591-0341x237.

THURSDAY, MAY 4

Mid-Peninsula Regional Open Space District Informational Presentation. 6 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

“Alchemy” Exhibit Opening Reception. 6 p.m. The Studio Shop, 244 Primrose Road, Burlingame. Exhibit runs through May 22. For more information visit thestudioshop.com.

From Screen Queen to Imaging Innovatot Openwater CEO Mary Lou Jespen. 7 p.m. Computer History Museum, 1401 Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View. For more information visit www.facebook.com/computerhistory.

FRIDAY, MAY 5

Caldwell Gallery presents “78 Years of Fine Art” by the Society of Western Artists. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 400 County Center, Redwood City. Exhibit runs through June 28, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Free First Friday. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. There will be a presentation on the Peninsula’s maritime past for preschoolers starting at 11 a.m., and docent-led tours for adults starting at 2 p.m. Admission is free. For more information call 299-0104.

Tech Time: Online Privact. Noon. South San Francisco Library. Learn to keep your phone, tablet, laptop and computer safe from hackers and identity thieves. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Breaking Through the Wall: Dance Revolution. 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. College of San Mateo, 1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo. For more information call 714-600-7676.

Miniature Game. 3:30 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Fmaily Paper Quilling. 4 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

SATURDAY, MAY 6

OYE Latino Youth Conference. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 4200 Farm Hill Blvd., San Mateo. For more information visit oyeyouthconference2017.eventbrite.com.

Free E-waste Drop-Off and Community Shred Event. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 610 Foster City Blvd., Foster City. Dispose of electronics and unneeded personal documents in a safe way, to prevent consumer fraud and harzardous waste issues. For more information call 802-3500.

Not Your Usual Records. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 1105 Valparaiso, Menlo Park. Amy Johnson Crow speaks on finding records of Civil War veterans, ancestors before 1850 and female ancestors. For more information contact publicity@smcgs.org.

MOAH’s 13th Annual Vintage Vehicle and Family Festival. 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Museum of American Heritage, 351 Homer Ave., Palo Alto. For more information visit www.moah.org.

Free Comic Book Day. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. South San Francisco Library. Featuring live comic arts demo and supplies for you to make your own comic books. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

English the Easy Way. 11 a.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Silicon Valley Open Studios. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Art Center of Redwood City and San Carlos, 1700 Industrial Road, San Carlos. Eighteen artists will open their studios to the public. Free. For more information visit theartctr.org.

Break the Mold: Actions Matter. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Be a part of this round table discussion on how to can come together to navigate through the many challenges young women face today. Ages 11 and up. For more information contact 591-8286.

Author Talk: Joy Lily, Carefree Quilts. 2 p.m. South San Francisco Library. Lily will show how accessible quilt-making techniques. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Family Concert Fundraiser. 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. San Bruno Senior Center, 1555 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno. For more information email fundraising@millbraenurserycoop.org.

FlashDash. 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. 935 Washington St., San Carlos. FlashDash is a photo scavenger hunt that integrates community landmarks, social media and team-oriented adventure. Teams of up to four adults (21 and over) work together to solve clues, drive to the correct location, photograph the answers and post to social media using the event specific hashtag. $60 for FlashDash and $40 for after-party. For more information contact 321-5026.

Sanchez Art Center 20th Anniversary Dance Party and Concert. 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. 1220 Linda Mar Blvd., Pacifica. $40 advance tickets, $50 at the door. Dance to live music while enjoying beverages and art sales. For more information visit sanchezartcenter.org.

All Pro Wrestling: The Cow Palace Royale. 7:30 p.m. 2600 Geneva Ave., Daly City. The Cow Palace Royale will feature 30 superstars in which eliminations can occur via over the top rope, pinfall and submission. For more information visit https://www.universe.com/events/all-pro-wrestling-cowpalaceroyale-tickets-0RT2DM.

Sister Act. 8 p.m. 1285 E. Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City. A woman hides in a convent helping her fellow sisters find their voices as she rediscovers her own. Show runs through May 28. $45; $20 for youth. For more information contact phyllisgarland@hillbarntheatre.org.

SUNDAY, MAY 7

Blossom Birth and Family Fair. 10 a.m. 3700 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Engage in workshops and connect with the best local pregnancy resources. For more information contact blossom@blossombirth.org.

Silicon Valley Open Studios. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Art Center of Redwood City and San Carlos, 1700 Industrial Road, San Carlos. Eighteen artists will open their studios to the public. Free. For more information visit theartctr.org.

Women Ballet Choreographers Residency. Noon to 6 p.m. 2325 Bear Gulch Road, Woodside. Featuring open rehearsals, screenings, panel discussions, honors, brunch and refreshments. $50. For more information contact kdance@sonic.net.

How to Combat Allergies by Walgreens. 3 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

The Crestmont Conservatory of Music Gourmet Concert. 3 p.m. 2575 Flores Street, San Mateo. For more information call 574-4633.

MONDAY, MAY 8

TV Club: My Little Pony: “Green Isn’t Your Color”. 4 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

NAMI Connections. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 1650 Borel Place #130, San Mateo. NAMI Connections is for those with mental illness who are working on wellness and recovery. Free. Drop-ins welcome. For more information call 638-0800.

Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking. 7 p.m. Cubberly Theatre, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. For rickets and more information call 408-280-5530.

TUESDAY, MAY 9

Mock Interviews. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. Send your resume to phase2careers@gmail.com. For more information or to register visit phase2careers.org.

Kids’ Craft with Sophie’s World. 4 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Senior Care Options and its Financing. 6 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 10

SamTrans Mobility Ambassador Program. 2 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Nami Connections. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 1650 Borel Place, San Mateo. Help for people with metal illness. For more information call 638-0800.

THURSDAY, MAY 11

Listen and Lunch: Storytime for Adults. Noon. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Redwood City Now and Then Photo Share. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Dowtown Library, 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. Bring your photos and stories of Pacitifc Portland Cement to share and scan using high resolution scanners. Free. For more information call 780-7035.

Prohibition in San Mateo County. 6 p.m. Armstrong Brewing Company. Deputy Director of the San Mateo Historical Society Carmen Blair will share Prohibition stories in an illustrated presentation. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

FRIDAY, MAY 12

SATURDAY, MAY 13

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email ssfpladm@plsinfo.org.

Ceramics Pop-Up Sale. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Central Park, 50 E. 5th Ave., San Mateo. Browse and purchase handmade, unique pottery in time for Mother’s Day. For more information call 522-7400.

Dia de Las Madres: Rosas de Papel de Seda. 2 p.m. Commemorate Mother’s Day. All ages. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Tribute to Green Day by the School of Rock San Mateo. 2 p.m. St. James Cafe, 1410 Old County Road, Belmont. For mor einformaiton visit schoolofrock.com.

“Where Have You Been?” Reception. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mercy Center, 2300 Adeline Drive, Burlingame. The paintings were selected from Sally Green’s “Life and Work” and “Leaders with a Lasting Impression” collections. For more information call 340-7480.

SUNDAY, MAY 14

Tribute to Green Day by the School of Rock San Mateo. 2 p.m. St. James Cafe, 1410 Old County Road, Belmont. For mor einformaiton visit schoolofrock.com.

MONDAY, MAY 15

English the Easy Way. 4 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

TUESDAY, MAY 16

Textile Tuesday: Farmers’ Market Tote Bag. 1 p.m. South San Francisco Library. Also on Tuesday, May 30. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Monthly Book Club: Commonwealth. 6 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Family Love Letter. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Foster City Library. Family Love Letter is a system that allows your loved ones to make decisions quickly in times of need. Registration required. For more information or to register visit lfsfinance.com/events.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 17

Math Art: Symmetry. 3:30 p.m. South San Francisco Library. Ages 2 and above. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Lego Club: Weird Designs. 4 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

THURSDAY, MAY 18

Trends in Nutrition. Noon to 1 p.m. 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. For more information call 299-2433.

Book Munchers Book Club: Amber Brown is Green with Envy by Paula Danziger and Coral Reefs by Jason Chin. 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. South San Francisco Library. Ages 5-8. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Moving on and senior living choices. 6 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

FRIDAY, MAY 19

Teen Advisory Board. 4 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Big Data Gets Political. 7 p.m. Computer History Museum, 1401 Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View. For more information visit www.facebook.com/computerhistory.

Peninsula Symphony presents FORTISSIMA – 68th Season – Concert #4 – The Planets. 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. San Mateo Performing Arts Center, 600 N. Delware St., San Mateo. For more information, contact karen@eventures.net.

SATURDAY, MAY 20

Health Matters Community Day. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Li Ka Shing Center, 291 Campus Drive, Stanford. For more information visit healthmatters.stanford.edu.

How to Communicate Better with Your Teen. 9 a.m. to noon. 643 Bair Island Road, Suite 301, Redwood City. Parents will learn methods that can enhance communication with their teenagers and learn ways to increase their child’s intrinisic motivation to create positive changes in their own life. Free. For more information contact cassy@acs-teens.org.

Redwood City in Bloom: Exhibit Opening. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Exhibit features photographs depicting the historic floral industry that at one time characterized the entire community. Runs through Sept. 10. For more information visit historysmc.org or call 299-0104.

City of San Mateo history walk. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join instructor and guide Tom Taber for a fun and informative course that combines history with a 4 mile walking tour. For more information and to enroll visit communityed.smccd.edu.

Redwood City Now and Then iMovie Workshop and Photo Share. 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Dowtown Library, 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. Bring your photos of Pacific Portland Cement and learn how to use iMovie. Free. For more information call 780-7035.

4Cs Speaker Series: Learning Styles. 10:30 a.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Plymire-Schwarz Open House and Oral History Video Screening. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 519 Grand Ave., South San Francisco. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Coyote Point Yacht Club Open House. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 1800 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo. Featuring clubhouse tours, free boat rides, a barbecue, water safety seminars and more. Free. For more information contact membership@cpyc.com.

Polish Heritage Festival. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Twin Pines Park, Twin Pines Lane, Belmont. Come for live music, performances, Polish food and beer. General admission is $5. Foir more information call 925-577-5256.

Citizen Scientist: Cloud Teller. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

ART on the Square. Noon to 8 p.m. Courthouse Square, Redwood City. ART on the Square features local artists offering original jewelry, photography, painting, glass, metal, wood, fiber art and more, with prices for every budget. For more information email artonthesquarerwc@gmail.com.

Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum presents Sacred Cats and Crocodiles, Animals in Ancient Egypt. 2 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Ragazzi Continuo Presents: The Great American Songbook. 7:30 p.m. St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 178 Clinton St., Redwood City. Ragazzi Continua is an a cappella group composed of adult alumni of the Bay Area’s Ragazzi Boys Chorus. Perfoming songs such as ‘Lamentation Over Boston’ and ‘When I Hear The Trumpet Sound.’ For more informatoin and to purchase tickets visit www.ragazzicontinuo.org.

SUNDAY, MAY 21

Presentation and Discussion: BART. 3 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

MONDAY, MAY 22

Pirates Storytime. 6 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

NAMI Connections. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 1650 Borel Place #130, San Mateo. NAMI Connections is for those with mental illness who are working on wellness and recovery. Free. Drop-ins welcome. For more information call 638-0800.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 24

Nami Connections. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 1650 Borel Place, San Mateo. Help for people with metal illness. For more information call 638-0800.

THURSDAY, MAY 25

Bowling for Business. 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. 4330 Olympic Ave., San Mateo. The San Mateo Area Chamber of Commerce presents a competitive networking and sporting opportunity for businesses and insividual business owners. $110 for individual bowlers; $525 for bowling lane. Advanced reservations required. For more information visit sanmateochamber.org.

Page Turners Book Club. Lawn Boy by Gary Paulsen. 6 p.m. South San Francisco Library. Ages 9-12. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

FRIDAY, MAY 26

Redwood City Now and Then iMovie Workshop and Photo Share. 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Veteran’s Memorial Senior Center, 1455 Madison Ave., Redwood City. Bring your photos of Pacific Portland Cement and learn how to use iMovie. Free. For more information call 780-7035.

Final Fridays Family Dance Party. 4 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

SATURDAY, MAY 27

San Bruno American Legion Post 409 All-You-Can-Eat Monthly Breakfast. 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. $10 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under. Breakfasts are on the last Saturday of the month.

Family Trivia. 1 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie screening. 2 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Film Screening: The American Dream. 2:30 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

THURSDAY, MAY 31

Immigration Rights Workshop. 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. South San Francisco Library. For more information email valle@plsinfo.org.

Cheech Marin: From Cheech and Chong to Now. 7:30 p.m. San Mateo Performing Arts Center, 600 N. Delaware St., San Mateo. Two comedy icons take the stage. Cheech Marin, one-half of the comedy duo Cheech & Chong and star in the granddaddy of stoner movies, Up in Smoke shares a side-splitting evening with Bay Area comedy legend Will Durst. For more information visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/outreach/2872378.

SATURDAY, JUNE 3

“The Song Speaks” by the Peninsula Girls Chorus. 3 p.m. Aragon Performing Arts Center, 900 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. For more information or tickets visit peninsulagirlschorus.org.

“Life is a Cabaret” by the Masterworks Chorale. 8 p.m. Congregational Church of San Mateo, 225 Tilton Ave., San Mateo. For more information or tickets visit masterworks.org.

SUNDAY, JUNE 4

“The Song Speaks” by the Peninsula Girls Chorus. 3 p.m. Aragon Performing Arts Center, 900 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. For more information or tickets visit peninsulagirlschorus.org.

“Life is a Cabaret” by the Masterworks Chorale. 4 p.m. Congregational Church of San Mateo, 225 Tilton Ave., San Mateo. For more information or tickets visit masterworks.org.

THURSDAY, JUNE 8

Redwood City Now and Then Photo Share. 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Dowtown Library, 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. Bring your photos of Five Points and scan them. Free. For more information call 780-7035.

Peninsula Girls Chorus Auditions. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. 1443 Howard Ave., Burlingame. No prior experience is required. Interested singers should download the audition information packet and sign up for an audition at the Peninsula Girls Chorus website. All scheduled auditions will be confirmed by email. For more information visit peninsulagirlschorus.org/auditions.html.

FRIDAY, JUNE 9

ART on the Square with Music on the Square. 5 to 8:30 p.m. Courthouse Square, Redwood City. ART on the Square features local artists offering original jewelry, photography, painting, glass, metal, wood, fiber art and more, with prices for every budget. For more information email artonthesquarerwc@gmail.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 10

Spring into Summer Parade. 10 a.m. Franklin Parkway, San Mateo to 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo. For more information visit cityofsanmateo.org.

Peninsula Girls Chorus Auditions. 10 a.m. to noon. 1443 Howard Ave., Burlingame. No prior experience is required. Interested singers should download the audition information packet and sign up for an audition at the Peninsula Girls Chorus website. All scheduled auditions will be confirmed by email. For more information visit peninsulagirlschorus.org/auditions.html.

MONDAY, JUNE 12

NAMI Connections. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 1650 Borel Place #130, San Mateo. NAMI Connections is for those with mental illness who are working on wellness and recovery. Free. Drop-ins welcome. For more information call 638-0800.

SATURDAY, JUNE 17

Redwood City Now and Then Landscape Photography Workshop and Photo Share. 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Dowtown Library, 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. Bring your photos of Five Points and learn about lands San Mateo County Courhouse and learn basic photo editing. Free. For more information call 780-7035.

FRIDAY, JUNE 23

Redwood City Now and Then Landscape Photography Workshop and Photo Share. 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Veteran’s Memorial Senior Center, 1455 Madison Ave., Redwood City. Bring your photos of Five Points and learn about lands San Mateo County Courhouse and learn basic photo editing. Free. For more information call 780-7035.

SATURDAY, JUNE 24

San Bruno American Legion Post 409 All-You-Can-Eat Monthly Breakfast. 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. $10 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under. Breakfasts are on the last Saturday of the month.

MONDAY, JUNE 26

NAMI Connections. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 1650 Borel Place #130, San Mateo. NAMI Connections is for those with mental illness who are working on wellness and recovery. Free. Drop-ins welcome. For more information call 638-0800.

FRIDAY, JULY 7

JEWELRY on the Square with Music on the Square. 5 to 8:30 p.m. Courthouse Square, Redwood City. ART on the Square features local artists offering original jewelry, photography, painting, glass, metal, wood, fiber art and more, with prices for every budget. For more information email artonthesquarerwc@gmail.com.

MONDAY, JULY 10

Summer Camp: Financial Literacy for High School Students. 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. College of San Mateo, San Mateo. Free one-week program. Runs through Friday, July 14. For more information or to register visit fiatprogram.org/fly-registration.

SATURDAY, JULY 15

Kids Obstacle Challenge. 8:30 a.m. 17-1 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo. Kids Obstacle Challenge offers the largest touring adventure and obstacle course in the nation. $36 to $56. Ages 5 to 16. Parents run free with purchase of child ticket. For more information contact molly@kidsobstaclechallenge.com.

TUESDAY, JULY 18

The Growing Problem of Electronic Waste. 7 p.m. Burlingame Public Library, 480 Primrose Road, Burlingame. Two speakers, Tim Goncharoff and James Kao, will offer ideas about the volume of e-waste increasings due to shorter product life cycles. For more information, visit http://www.cecburlingame.com/programs/upcoming-events/.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 19

Redwood City Now and Then Culiminating Pary. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dowtown Library, 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. Join to celebrate the collection of photos and see large canvas of selected photos.Free. For more information call 780-7035.

FRIDAY, JULY 21

ART on the Square with Music on the Square. 5 to 8:30 p.m. Courthouse Square, Redwood City. ART on the Square features local artists offering original jewelry, photography, painting, glass, metal, wood, fiber art and more, with prices for every budget. For more information email artonthesquarerwc@gmail.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 22

ART on the Square with PAL Blues and Art Festival. Noon to 8 p.m. Courthouse Square, Redwood City. ART on the Square features local artists offering original jewelry, photography, painting, glass, metal, wood, fiber art and more, with prices for every budget. For more information email artonthesquarerwc@gmail.com.

FRIDAY, JULY 25

ART on the Square with Music on the Square. 5 to 8:30 p.m. Courthouse Square, Redwood City. ART on the Square features local artists offering original jewelry, photography, painting, glass, metal, wood, fiber art and more, with prices for every budget. For more information email artonthesquarerwc@gmail.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 29

San Bruno American Legion Post 409 All-You-Can-Eat Monthly Breakfast. 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. $10 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under. Breakfasts are on the last Saturday of the month.

SATURDAY, AUG. 26

San Bruno American Legion Post 409 All-You-Can-Eat Monthly Breakfast. 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. $10 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under. Breakfasts are on the last Saturday of the month.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 30

San Bruno American Legion Post 409 All-You-Can-Eat Monthly Breakfast. 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. $10 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under. Breakfasts are on the last Saturday of the month.

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