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San Mateo County calendar of events
April 16, 2013, 05:00 AM

TUESDAY, APRIL 16

Organizing and Executing Strategy: Jim Kouzes on Leadership Challenge. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Stanford Research Institute, 333 Ravenswood Ave., Menlo Park. Advance registration is $25 for students, affiliates and members, $35 non-members, at the door prices are $35 for members, students and affiliates and $45 non-members. For more information contact nancy_tubbs@fullcalendar.com.

San Mateo County Newcomers Club Luncheon. Noon. Luceti Restaurant, 109 W. 25th Ave., San Mateo. $25. Installation of officers for 2013-14 by Donna Chambers and Round Square Table discussion about new and current activities. Deadline to RSVP was April 10. For more information call 286-0688.

Teen Movie: ‘Life of Pi.’ 3:30 p.m. to 5:40 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Free. For more information call 591-8286.

Go Green For Earth Day at Serramonte Center. 5:30 p.m. Serramonte Center, Grand Court, Serramonte and Gellert Blvd., Daly City. Free. For more information call 301-3360.

Travel Wizards Hosts Indulge-Your-Passion Travel Expo. 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Foster City Recreation Center, 650 Shell Blvd., Foster City. Free. For more information and to RSVP call 696-6900.

Wellness Lecture: Say Goodbye to Allergy Season. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Half Moon Bay Library, 620 Correas St., Half Moon Bay. Dr. Shannon Wood, naturopathic doctor and licensed midwife, will discuss natural allergy remedies and solutions for relief. Free. For more information contact patti@bondmarcom.com.

Community Meeting for Teen Input of New Burlingame Community Center. 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Food will be provided and attending counts toward community service. Free. To RSVP email jhelley@burlingame.org.

League of Women Voters Meeting on ‘Oversight of Special Districts.’ 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Chetcuti Room, Library Plaza, 540 poplar Ave., Millbrae. Free. LAFCo Executive Martha Poyatos and County Supervisor Don Horsley will explain the structure, duties and limitations of the commission which oversees the 23 districts in San Mateo County. For more information call 342-5853.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17

AARP Sponsored Driver Safety Class. 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.The San Bruno Senior Center, 1555 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno. $12 AARP members, $14 non-members. For more information call 616-7150.

Beginning Word Processing. 10:30 a.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Free. Learn the basics of Microsoft Word 2007. For more information call 591-8286.

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

Portola Art Gallery’s Jan Prisco Offers Weekly Pastel Plein Air Painting Classes. 1:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Allied Arts Guild, 75 Arbor Road, Menlo Park. $30 per class. Classes will be available weekly through August. For more information contact frances.freyberg@gmail.com.

Office Hours with San Mateo County Supervisor Warren Slocum. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Fair Oaks Community Center, Conference Room B, 2500 Middlefied Road, Redwood City. Supervisor Slocum is on hand to meet with constituents; no appointment is necessary. Bilingual Spanish speaking staff will be available. For more information call 363-4570.

Youth Advisory Committee Spaghetti Feed. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Foster City Recreation Center, 650 Shell Blvd., Foster City. Tickets are $5 and $10. All proceeds will benefit Samaritan House’s Safe Harbor Shelter. For more information call 286-3395.

Bettman and Halpin Live in Concert. 7 p.m. Downtown Library Fireplace Room, 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. Free. For more information go to redwoodcity.org.

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

Bonsai and Dwarf Conifers. 7:30 p.m. Room 12, Hillview Community Center, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos. The De Anza Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society will feature a program by the certified arborist Ted Kipping on bonsai and dwarf conifers. Kipping, who works for Tree Shapers, studied natural history at Columbia University and has been involved in horticulture for 35 years. Free. For more information go to www.treeshapers.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 18

Kid’s Club Woodshop Workshop. Hillsdale Shopping Center, 60 31st Ave., San Mateo. Free for all kids ages 12 and younger who sign up with their parents online. For more information call 345-8222.

4C’s Annual Family Tea Party. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sobrato Center for Nonprofits, 350 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City. Tea times will be at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Reservations required. Suggested donation of $5 for a family of two to three or $10 for a family of four to six. For more information call 517-1400 or go to 4csteaparty.brownpapertickets.com.

San Mateo Chapter 139 AARP Meeting. 11 a.m. Beresford Recreation Center, 2720 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. Social hour is at 11 a.m. and business meeting is at noon. Following the meeting we will be entertained by Beverly McSween playing the piano. For more information call 345-5001.

Weigh Less, Live More Workshop. Noon. 981 Industrial Road suite C., San Carlos. There will be a lecture on weight loss problems in America, why diets don't work, healthy recipes, quick tips and more. There will be also be snacks. Free. To RSVP or for more information call 224-7021.

Film Noir Movie Series: ‘Touch of Evil.’ 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. City of San Mateo Senior Center, 2645 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. Free. For more information call 522-7490.

Movies for School Age Children: ‘Hotel Transylvania.’ 3:30 p.m. San Mateo Public Library, 55 W. Third Ave., San Mateo. Movie is rated PG and lasts 91 minutes. Free. For more information call 522-7838.

Burlingame Library Foundation Spring Book Sale. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Lane Community Room, Burlingame Main Library, 480 Primrose Road, Burlingame. There will be a wide variety of books available and new stock will be added daily. There will also be various media for sale. All proceeds will support library programs. $5 admission fee. For more information call 558-7474.  

Meet the Artists Evening Reception. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Filoli, 86 Cañada Road, Woodside. Free. Reservations are required. The Annual Botanical Art Exhibition will run until June 16, and is open weekdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information call 364-8300.

An Evening with Judy Grahn and Friends. 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sofia University, 1069 E. Meadow Circle, Palo Alto. Join Judy Grahn in a celebration of her latest book, A Simple Revolution, which details her life and career dedicated to social justice, the Gay Women’s Liberation movement, LGBTQ activism and celebration of women in the arts. Grahn will speak, answer questions and engage in conversation with panelists. For more information contact sofia_events@sofia.edu.

Earth Day Celebration — Organic Sustainable Gardening Workshop. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Millbrae Library, 1 Library Ave., Millbrae. There will be information, a hands-on planting project, a raffle of a compost bin and other Earth Day items, a workshop by Alane O’Rielly-Weber and more. Co-sponsored by the city of Millbrae, Millbrae Library and Friends of the Millbrae Library. Free admission. For more information and to RSVP call 259-2339.

Les Liaisons Dangereuses: Pay-What-You-Can Preview. 8 p.m. Dragon Productions Theatre, 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. The show will run until May 12. For more information call 493-2006.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 19

AARP Sponsored Driver Safety Class. 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.The San Bruno Senior Center, 1555 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno. $12 AARP members, $14 non-members. For more information call 616-7150.

Special Presentation at Filoli: Tony Duquette — Legendary Designer. 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Filoli, 86 Cañada Road, Woodside. Hutton Wilkinson will speak. $25 for members and $30 for non-members. For more information and for tickets go to www.filoli.org.

Keeping Kids Safe Project. 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Autobahn Motors, 700 Island Parkway, Belmont. Free FBI digital fingerprint and photographs from one of the top child safety programs in the country. The Keeping Kids Safe Project will take a child’s fingerprints and sent them home with parents. Parents can use the records to turn directly over to authorities anywhere in the world to instantly aid in an investigation. There will also be community organizations present to provide safety information and entertainment for families. For more information email Danielle@sipkids.com.

Burlingame Library Foundation Spring Book Sale. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Lane Community Room, Burlingame Main Library, 480 Primrose Road, Burlingame. There will be a wide variety of books available and new stock will be added daily. There will also be various media for sale. All proceeds will support library programs. Free admission. For more information call 558-7474.

St. Timothy School Spring Carnival. 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Third Avenue and Norfolk Street, San Mateo. There will be barbecue, a live band, rides, entertainment, rides and more. Free admission. All-day wristband $20. Each ride requires three to five coupons. For more information call 342-6567 or 222-4792.

Spring Gallery Art Show. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. San Carlos Adult Community Center, 601 Chestnut St., San Carlos. Free. For more information call 400-8623.

Carlmont K.I.L.T.S. Improv Show. 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Free. For more information call 591-8286.

Roy Cloud School and the San Carlos Children’s Theater present ‘Twinderella.’ 7 p.m. McKinley School Auditorium, 400 Duane St., Redwood City. $10 and up. For more information or for tickets go to http://roycloudtwinderella.eventbrite.com.

The Sound of Improv. 7 p.m. Aragon High School Theater, 900 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. $10 for students and general admission is $15. This improvised musical will be performed by the Aragon High School Improv Team. For more information contact rachelvanhet@sbcglobal.net.

San Carlos Kiwanis Club Variety Show. 7 p.m. Central Middle School Auditorium, 828 Chestnut St., San Carlos. There will also be a pre-show at 6:40 p.m. with Arthur Murray. The show will be a musical journey from the ’30s up to Lady Gaga. Tickets will be available online or an hour before performance time at the auditorium. $25 for loge/balcony and $20 for orchestra. $10 for students. For more information call 590-4440 or go to www.sancarloskiwanis.org.

New Millennium Spring Concert. 7:30 p.m. Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1106 Alameda, San Carlos. There will be a performance of “Soliloquy” by San Carlos based composer Daniel Léo Simpson. Suggested donation $10 per person. Students free. For more information call 281-6669.

Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. 7:30 p.m. Notre Dame de Namur University, NDNU Theatre, 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. $10. For more information or for tickets call 508-3456.

‘Opera Rocks!’ 7:30 p.m. Taube Center, Notre Dame de Namur University, 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. The Department of Music and Vocal Arts at Notre Dame de Namur University invites you to explore the unique world of “Opera Rocks!” Draws from 400-year tradition of operatic repertoire and mixes up familiar stories with their contemporary musical theatre counterparts. General admission $10. Tickets can be purchased online at brownpapertickets.com.

Broadway By the Bay Presents ‘Cats’. 8 p.m. Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway, Redwood City. Starting ticket price $35. Tickets will be available for purchase at the Fox Theatre Box Office, 2219 Broadway, Redwood City. Tickets may also be ordered by phone at 369-7770. For more information go to www.broadwaybythebay.org.

Les Liaisons Dangereuses. 8 p.m. Dragon Theatre, 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. The show will run until May 12. Shows at 8 p.m on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Shows at 2 p.m. on Sundays. Ticket prices range from $10 to $35. For more information and to purchase tickets go to www.dragonproductions.net/lesliaisons.html.

SATURDAY, April 20

Downtown Spring Clean-up. 8 a.m. to Noon. The Downtown San Mateo Association (DSMA) is sponsoring the First Annual Downtown Spring Clean Up in partnership with the City of San Mateo and local businesses.  To help keep downtown clean volunteer teams are joining forces to remove graffiti, wash windows, pick-up litter and plant and weed planter boxes. For more information go to www.dsma.org.

Belmont Earth Day Celebration. 9 a.m. to noon. Twin Pines Park, 1225 Ralston Ave., Belmont. There will be document shredding, e-waste recycling, information booths, water pollution prevention, a creek cleanup, household battery drop-off, prizes and more. For more information go to www.sustainablesanmateo.org.

Cancer Survivors’ Breakfast. 9 a.m. Atria Daly City, 501 King Drive, Daly City. Free. Atria Daily City will honor members of the community and their families who are fighting or who have beaten cancer. For more information go to www.atriadalycity.com.

Packing Workshow at Edward’s Luggage. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Edward’s  Luggage, Hillsdale Shopping Center, San Mateo. Learn how to maximize your wardrobe and travel light on your next trip. For more information call 345-2220.

Earth Day @ Shoreway. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 333 Shoreway Road, San Carlos. Raffle, arts, tours, music, food, free compost and lots more! Trash to Art winners recognized. For more information visit www.rethinkwaste.org.

Keeping Kids Safe Project. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Autobahn Motors, 700 Island Parkway, Belmont. Free FBI digital fingerprint and photographs from one of the top child safety programs in the country. The Keeping Kids Safe Project will take a child’s fingerprints and sent them home with parents. Parents can use the records to turn directly over to authorities anywhere in the world to instantly aid in an investigation. There will also be community organizations present to provide safety information and entertainment for families. For more information email Danielle@sipkids.com.

Burlingame Library Foundation Spring Book Sale. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lane Community Room, Burlingame Main Library, 480 Primrose Road, Burlingame. There will be a wide variety of books available and new stock will be added daily. There will also be various media for sale. All proceeds will support library programs. Free admission. For more information call 558-7474.

Gold Coast Cymbidium Growers Annual Orchid Show and Sale. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Woodside Road United Methodist Church, 2000 Woodside Road, Redwood City. Free admission. Take advantage of presentations on basic orchid care, orchid experts ready to be asked questions, awarded plants for sale and much more.  For more information visit goldcoastcymbidiumgrowers.com.

Earth Day on the Bay 2013. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Marine Science Institute, 500 Discovery Parkway, Redwood City. Family activities and events. Free. For more information go to http://sfbamsi.org/earthday.html or call 364-2760.F

Twitter Class, 10:30 a.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Free. For more information call 591-8286.

75th Annual Millbrae Nursery School Open House. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Millbrae Nursery School, 86 Center St., Millbrae. Free, but donation are apprectaited. For more information contact millbraenursery@sbcglobal.net.

St. Timothy School Spring Carnival. Noon to 11 p.m. Third Avenue and Norfolk Street, San Mateo. There will be barbecue, a live band, rides, entertainment, rides and more. Free admission. All-day wristband $20. Each ride requires three to five coupons. For more information call 342-6567 or 222-4792.

Bottle Your Own 2011 ‘Super Tuscan’! Noon to 4 p.m. La Honda Winery, 2645 Fair Oaks Ave., Redwood City. Purchase from La Honda Winery or bring your own empty wine bottles and fill them up directly from the tank. Tasting and entry is free. $5 per bottle when you bring your own, $6 per bottle if you purchase one from La Honda Winery. Maximum three cases per person. For more information visit lahondawinery.com.

Watercolor demonstration with artist Sharon Hogan. 1 p.m. Society of Western Artists Headquarters Gallery, 2625 Broadway, Redwood City. Free. For more information call 737-6084.

Day of the Child/Day of the Book. 2 p.m. San Mateo Public Library, Oak Room, 55 W. Third Ave., San Mateo. Free. For more informationc all 522-7838.

Menlo Park Library’s Teen Book Club meeting. 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For ages 12 to 18. Free. For more information call 330-2530 or to register for the book club email atajar@plsinfo.org.

Poetry Tea. 3 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Free. Celebrate National Poetry Month with local poets and light refreshments. A book signing and selling will follow the event. For more information call 591-8286.

Bok Signing and Party for Author William Joseph Bryan. 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Woodside Terrace, 485 Woodside Road. Redwood City. Free. Copies of the book, “392 Dog Years & Counting: A Memoir,” are available for $15. A prtion of the proceeds will be donated to the ASPCA. For more information call 831-366-3900.

Deadline to Submit What the Library Means to You. 5 p.m. Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park. Free. Menlo Park Library is celebrating National Library Week by collecting photo submissions of what the library means to you. The photos will be on display the week of April 21-29. For more information call 330-2500.

Father and Son Night. 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Foster City Teen Center, 670 Shell Blvd. Free. Boys in second through seventh grades and their fathers or grandfathers are invited to enjoy a night of games, food and fun. For more information and to sign up call 286-3395.

Roy Cloud School and the San Carlos Children’s Theater present ‘Twinderella.’ 7 p.m. McKinley SChool Auditorium, 400 Duane St., Redwood City. $10 and up. For more information or for tickets go to http://roycloudtwinderella.eventbrite.com.

The Sound of Improv. 7 p.m. Aragon High School Theater, 900 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. $10 for students and general admission is $15. This improvised musical will be performed by the Aragon High School Improv Team. For more information contact rachelvanhet@sbcglobal.net.

Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. 7:30 p.m. Notre Dame de Namur University, NDNU Theatre, 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. $10. For more information or for tickets call 508-3456.

San Carlos Kiwanis Club Variety Show. 7 p.m. Central Middle School Auditorium, 828 Chestnut St., San Carlos. There will also be a pre-show at 6:40 p.m. with Studio S. The show will be a musical journey from the ’30s up to Lady Gaga. Tickets will be available online or an hour before performance time at the auditorium. $25 for loge/balcony and $20 for orchestra. $10 for students. For more information call 590-4440 or go to www.sancarloskiwanis.org.

Broadway By the Bay Presents ‘Cats’. 8 p.m. Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway, Redwood City. Starting ticket price $35. Tickets will be available for purchase at the Fox Theatre Box Office, 2219 Broadway, Redwood City. Tickets may also be ordered by phone at 369-7770. For more information go to www.broadwaybythebay.org.

Crestmont Conservatory of Music Gourmet Concert Series. 8 p.m. The Crestmont Conservatory of Music, 2575 Flores St., San Mateo. The Crestmont Chamber Players will perform Mendelssohn’s Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13, Two Tangos by Astor Piazzolla and Dvorak’s ‘Dumky’ Trio in E minor, Op. 90. There will also be a reception with gourmet refreshments after the performance. Tickets will be available at the door. $15 for general admission, $10 for seniors and students 16 and under. For more information call 574-4633.

SUNDAY, APRIL 21

Bidder 70: Documentary Film. Noon to 2 p.m. UU Fellowship of Redwood City, 2124 Brewster Ave., Redwood City. Free. For more information contact taralhito@yahoo.com.

The San Mateo Arboretum Society’s 2nd Annual Open House and Plant Sale. Noon to 4 p.m. San Mateo Central Park, 50 E. Fifth Ave., San Mateo. Enter at Ninth and Palm avenues. For more information call 579-0536.

Earth Day Celebration. Noon to 5 p.m. CuriOdyssey, 1651 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo. Free with cost of admission. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and students and $4 for children. For more information call 342-7755.

St. Timothy School Spring Carnival. Noon to 7 p.m. Third Avenue and Norfolk Street, San Mateo. There will be barbecue, a live band, rides, entertainment, rides and more. Free admission. All-day wristband $20. Each ride requires three to five coupons. For more information call 342-6567 or 222-4792.

Roy Cloud School and the San Carlos Children’s Theater present ‘Twinderella.’ 1 p.m. McKinley SChool Auditorium, 400 Duane St., Redwood City. $10 and up. For more information or for tickets go to http://roycloudtwinderella.eventbrite.com.

Third Sunday Ballroom Dance with The Bob Gutierrez Band. 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The San Bruno Senior Center, 1555 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno. $5. For more information call 616-7150.

Burlingame Library Foundation Spring Book Sale. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Lane Community Room, Burlingame Main Library, 480 Primrose Road, Burlingame. There will be a wide variety of books available and new stock will be added daily. There will also be various media for sale. All proceeds will support library programs. Free admission and $6 bag of books special. For more information call 558-7474.

Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. 2 p.m. Notre Dame de Namur University, NDNU Theatre, 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. $10. For more information or for tickets call 508-3456.

‘Opera Rocks!’ 2 p.m. Taube Center, Notre Dame de Namur University, 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. The Department of Music and Vocal Arts at Notre Dame de Namur University invites you to explore the unique world of “Opera Rocks!” Draws from 400-year tradition of operatic repertoire and mixes up familiar stories with their contemporary musical theatre counterparts. General admission $10. Tickets can be purchased online at brownpapertickets.com.

San Carlos Kiwanis Club Variety Show. 2 p.m. Central Middle School Auditorium, 828 Chestnut St., San Carlos. There will also be a pre-show at 1:40 p.m. with the San Carlos Children’s Theatre. The show will be a musical journey from the ’30s up to Lady Gaga. Tickets will be available online or an hour before performance time at the auditorium. The show will run through April 28. $25 for loge/balcony and $20 for orchestra. $10 for students. For more information call 590-4440 or go to www.sancarloskiwanis.org.

Grow Justice: Fight Hunger — Justice Garden First Planting. 2 p.m. PJCC, 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City. Participants will garden while learning about food justice issues in San Mateo County. For adults and children ages 4 and over. Free. For more information go to www.pjcc.org.

Broadway By the Bay Presents ‘Cats’. 8 p.m. Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway, Redwood City. Starting ticket price $35. Tickets will be available for purchase at the Fox Theatre Box Office, 2219 Broadway, Redwood City. Tickets may also be ordered by phone at 369-7770. For more information go to www.broadwaybythebay.org.

MONDAY, APRIL 22

Lecture: How You Can Participate in the California Telephone. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. San Mateo Senior Center, 2645 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. Sheri Boles, Outreach Officer of the CPUC, will explain how you can receive a free phone and/or accessories if you are hearing, vision, speech or mobility impaired or are having difficulty with remembering. She will also speak about how to save money on landline phone bills and how to recognize and avoid scams. Free. For more information call 522-7490.

Screening: Bag It. Is Your Life Too Plastic? 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. San Mateo Library, 55 W. 3rd Ave., San Mateo. Free. For more information go to www.cityofsanmateo.org.

Bag It! Earth Day Presentation. 7 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Free. Join the library and the city of Belmont for this revealing documentary and community discussion on the true cost of plastic bags. Refreshments will be served. For more information call 591-8286.

TUESDAY, APRIL 23

American Red Cross Mobile Blood Drive. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Menlo College, 1000 El Camino Real, Atherton. For more information go to redcrossblood.org.

Pancake Poetry. 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Free. Read a poem, limerick, haiku and rap and get a pancake. For more information call 591-8286.

Know the Law: Divorce Option. 7 p.m. Belmont Library, Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Free. An informal seminar will be presented by the San Mateo County Trial Lawyers Association. For more information call 591-8286.

Wellness Lecture: Headache Prevention and Remedies. 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Half Moon Bay Library, 620 Correas St., Half Moon Bay. Learn about the different kinds of headaches and some of the best ways to treat and prevent them. Dr. Valerie Spier, DC, a chiropractor and nurse who has been treating people with headaches for several years, will lead the lecture. Free. For more information contact patti@bondmarcom.com.

WEDNESAY, APRIL 24

‘Adapting Your Dog for Service Work.’ 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Avenidas, 450 Bryant St., Palo Alto. Join service dog trainer Jean Cary and learn how you can train your dog to help you with simple tasks, retrieve misplaced or dropped objects, serve as a balance aid or help with dressing. Learn about the differences between therapy and service dogs. Please do not bring your own dog to this lecture. Registration required. Free. For more information call 593-9622.

Office Hours with San Mateo County Supervisor Warren Slocum. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Fair Oaks Community Center, Conference Room B, 2500 Middlefied Road, Redwood City. Supervisor Slocum is on hand to meet with constituents; no appointment is necessary. Bilingual Spanish speaking staff will be available. For more information call 363-4570.

Bingo and Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser. 5:30 p.m. Redeemer Lutheran Church, 468 Grand Street, Redwood City. Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. and bingo starts at 6:45 p.m. Proceeds go to benefit the Leukemia Lymohoma Society. $20 for dinner or bingo, $40 for both. For more information call 274-9974.

Author Event — Stuart Woods. 7 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Free. The best-selling mystery writer will read from his latest novel, ‘Unintended Consequences: A Stone Barrington Novel.’ A wine and cheese reception will precede the event and a book selling and signing will follow. For more information call 591-8286.

Docent program from the Asian Art Museum — Terracotta Warriors. 7 p.m. Millbrae Library, 1 Library Ave. Free.  Docent LauraBeth Nelson from the Asian Art Museum will be talking about China’s Terracotta Warriors. For more information call 697-7607.

Community Action Agency Public Hearing. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Samaritan House, 4031 Pacific Blvd., San Mateo. All concerned citizens are urged to attend to provide their comments on the needs of low income households in San Mateo County. Public comment will be heard on the Community Agency’s proposed Community Action Plan. Refreshments will be served and a raffle will be held. Please be sure to include any needs in the special accomodations request. Free. For more information and to RSVP call 802-5083 or contact smc-caa@co.sanmateo.ca.us.

THURSDAY, APRIL 25

Film Noir Movie Series: White Heat. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. San Mateo Senior Center, 2645 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. Free. For more information call 522-7490.

Poetry Slam. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Free. For more information call 591-8286.

North Fair Oaks Community Council Meeting. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Fair Oaks Community Center, 2500 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. North Fair Oaks Community Council provides recommendations to the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on matters of health, safety, welfare, public works and planning issues for the North Fair Oaks geographic area. For more information call 363-4570.

San Mateo High School Performing Arts presents “The Foreigner.” 7:30 p.m. Burlingame High School Theater, 1 Mangini Way, Burlingame. $15 adults, $10 for students and seniors. For more information or to purchase tickets go to www.smhsdrama.org.

Knights Moves XV: A Dance Concert presented by the Hillsdale High School Dance Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. Hillsdale High School Little Theater, 31st Avenue, San Mateo. $10 for students and seniors, $12 for general admission and free for children 6 years old and under. For more information call 558-2623.

FRIDAY, APRIL 26

Affordable Books at the Book Nook. Noon to 4 p.m. 1 Cottage Lane, Twin Pines Park, Belmont. $1 paperbacks, $2 and up hardbacks and 25 cents for children’s books. All proceeds benefit the Belmont Library. For more information call 593-5650.

Happy Hour: Dinner, Drinks and Dancing with the ‘Swing Shift’ Band. 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The San Bruno Senior Center, 1555 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno. Tickets available. For more information call 616-7150.

Reel to Real Film Nights: Mon Oncle. 7 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Free. For more information call 591-8286.

San Mateo High School Performing Arts presents “The Foreigner.” 7:30 p.m. Burlingame High School Theater, 1 Mangini Way, Burlingame. $15 adults, $10 for students and seniors. For more information or to purchase tickets go to www.smhsdrama.org.

Knights Moves XV: A Dance Concert presented by the Hillsdale High School Dance Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. Hillsdale High School Little Theater, 31st Avenue, San Mateo. $10 for students and seniors, $12 for general admission and free for children 6 years old and under. For more information call 558-2623.

Dance at the Veterans Memorial Senior Center. 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Veterans Memorial Senior Center, 1455 Madison Ave., Redwood City. Live music provided by The Fun After Fifty Ten-Piece Band. Waltz, Polka, Tango, Charleston, and more. $5 per person. $7 for non-members. Free refreshments, water and coffee. For more information call 747-0264.

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

Happy 7th Birhtday Belmont Library Open House. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas. Blowout book sale, jazz concert at 3 p.m. and refreshments served all day. For more information call 591-8286.

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.

Founder’s Hike. 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 44 Visitacion Ave., Suite 206, Brisbane. Free. This hike is offered every month on the fourth Saturday of the month. Space is limited to 10 participants, and it is required that participants sign up in advance. For more information and to sign up call 415-467-6631.

Pharmaceutical Take-Back Day. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. San Carlos Library Parking Lot, 610 Elm St., San Carlos. Place all pills in a zip-lock bag to bring to the event. A member of the sheriff’s department will be there to accept all controlled substances. For more information go to www.smcsheriff.com.

Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Half Moon Bay Airport, on Highway 1 five miles north of State Route 92. Showcase of motorized mechanical marvels from throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. Includes Demolition Derby Championship, Unimotorcycle Racing, monster truck rides, go-kart rides, kid’s amusements, food and live music to benefit the Coastside Adult Day Health Center. Continues through April 28 during same time. $20 ($30 for two-day pass) adults, $10 ($15 for two-day pass) ages 11 to 17 and 65 and up. Free for kids ages 10 and under. For more information call 726-2328.

Friends Annual Spring Sale. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. All books, CDs, DVDs and tapes are 20 percent off. For more information call 593-5650.

School of Rock San Mateo presents a Tribute to Ozzy/Dio. 4 p.m. 711 S. B St., San Mateo. School of Rock San Mateo offers performance-based music programs and camps for kids ages 7 to 18. Students of the School of Rock will perform. $8 at the door. For more information call 347-3474.

Zoom Room Belmont Grand Opening Party. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Zoom Room Belmont, 1412 El Camino Real, Belmont. Free. For each person who RSVPs and attends the event. a $10 donation will be made to PHS/SPCA. Join for refreshments, photo booth, raffles, caricatures, treat tasting and the Doggy Disco. For more information go to www.zoomroom.me/427.

San Mateo High School Performing Arts presents “The Foreigner.” 7:30 p.m. Burlingame High School Theater, 1 Mangini Way, Burlingame. $15 adults, $10 for students and seniors. For more information or to purchase tickets go to www.smhsdrama.org.

Dirty Dancing Party. 7:30 p.m. Imperial Dance Club, 822 Cassia St., Redwood City. 7:30 p.m. beginners Merengue Lesson, 8:15 p.m. intermediate Cha Cha lesson. 9 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Dance Party. Top instructors will perform Johnny’s Mambo. There will be prize drawings, Dirty Dancing Movie Trivia Game, and ’60s-style Mixer Dances. $17 advance registration. For more information go to www.boogiewoogieballroom.com.

Knights Moves XV: A Dance Concert presented by the Hillsdale High School Dance Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. Hillsdale High School Little Theater, 31st Avenue, San Mateo. $10 for students and seniors, $12 for general admission and free for children 6 years old and under. For more information call 558-2623.

SUNDAY, APRIL 28

South Slopes. 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Mills Montessori School, 1400 Hillsdale Blvd., South San Francisco. Free. Meet at the baseball field parking lot behind the school. Dress for varied weather and a strenuous hike, wear long pants and bring water and a lunch, if desired. For more information and to sign up call 415-467-6631.

Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Half Moon Bay Airport, on Highway 1 five miles north of Highway 92. Showcase of motorized mechanical marvels from throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. Includes Demolition Derby Championship, Unimotorcycle Racing, monster truck rides, go-kart rides, kid’s amusements, food and live music to benefit the Coastside Adult Day Health Center. $20 adults, $10 ages 11 to 17 and 65 and up. Free for kids ages 10 and under. For more information call 726-2328.

Last Sunday Ballroom Dance with The Bob Gutierrez Band. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The San Bruno Senior Center, 1555 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno. $5. For more information call 616-7150.

Opera Comes to the Fox Theater: Giuseppe Verdi’s Il Trovatore. 2 p.m. Fox Theater Redwood City, 2223 Broadway, Redwood City. One show only. Tickets start at $22. For more information go to www.verismoopera.org.

San Mateo High School Performing Arts presents “The Foreigner.” 2 p.m. Burlingame High School Theater, 1 Mangini Way, Burlingame. $15 adults, $10 for students and seniors. For more information or to purchase tickets go to www.smhsdrama.org.

Author Event: Steph Cha. 3 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Free. A reception wil precede the event and a book selling and signing will folllow. For more information call 591-8286.

School of Rock San Mateo presents a Tribute to Ozzy/Dio. 4 p.m. 711 S. B St., San Mateo. School of Rock San Mateo offers performance-based music programs and camps for kids ages 7 to 18. Students of the School of Rock will perform. $8 at the door. For more information call 347-3474.

MONDAY, APRIL 29

TV Studio Production WOrkshop. 6 p.m. Media Center, 800 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto. Students will learn all the crew positions necessary to produce a TV show. Classes will be held throughout April and May. For more information call 494-8686, ext. 18 or go to midpenmedia.org.

TUESDAY, APRIL 30

Just Dance. 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Free. Get ready to dance with Just Dance games. For more information call 591-8286.

Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros - Children’s Day/Book Day. 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. San Mateo Public Library, Oak Room, 55 West 3rd Ave., San Mateo. There will be bilingual storytime, arts and crafts, and free books. Free. For more information call 522-7838.

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1

California Relay Service Seminar. 11 a.m. Atria Daly City, 501 King Drive, Daly City. There will be a presentation on free telecommunications services available to people in California who have difficulty hearing. Free. For more information call 878-5111 or go to www.atriadalycity.com.

Live in Concert — Walter Strauss. 7 p.m. Fireplace Room, Redwood City Public Library, 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. Free. For more information go to redwoodcity.org.

THURSDSAY, MAY 2

Psychedelic Experience: Healing, Growth and Discovery. 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sofia University, 1069 E. Meadow Circle, Palo Alto. The event will reflect on surprising current results of psychedelic research and will also preview new research opportunities, discoveries and more. Free. For more information go to sofia.edu.

Knights Moves XV: A Dance Concert presented by the Hillsdale High School Dance Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. Hillsdale High School Little Theater, 31st Avenue, San Mateo. $10 for students and seniors, $12 for general admission and free for children 6 years old and under. For more information call 558-2623.

FRIDAY, MAY 3

San Mateo County History Museum continues ‘Free First Fridays’ program. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. San Mateo County Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Admission is free the entire day. At 11 a.m., preschool children will be invited to learn about Japanese traditions. At 2 p.m., museum docents will lead tours of the Museum for adults. Free admission. For more information call 299-0104.

Quilting and Bonsai Exhibit. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Municipal Services Building, 33 Arroyo Drive, South San Francisco. The Cultural Arts Commission presents HOME+QUILT=FAMILY, a Quilt and Bonsai Exhibit art gallery program! Enjoy lovely artistic quilts and enchanting bonsai on exhibit. Unique gifts available for purchase. Free admission. For more information 829-3800.

Knights Moves XV: A Dance Concert presented by the Hillsdale High School Dance Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. Hillsdale High School Little Theater, 31st Avenue, San Mateo. $10 for students and seniors, $12 for general admission and free for children 6 years old and under. For more information call 558-2623.

SATURDAY, MAY 4

Vintage Vehicle and Family Festival. 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Museum of American Heritage, 352 Homer Ave., Palo Alto. Free. For more information call 321-1004.

Tenth Annual Foster City Polynesian Festival. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Leo Ryan Park Ampitheatre, 650 Shell Blvd., Foster City. Free. There will be colorful and spectacular cultural performances, arts and crafts, canoe rides, food and more. For more information call 286-3380.

A La Carte and Art. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Castro Street between Church Street and Evelyn Avenue, Mountain View. This two-day festival of art will include live music, an arts and crafts show, artisan specialty food, home and garden exhibits, festive food and drink, a farmer’s market, a classic car show and amusement for kids. Free. For more information call 964-3395.

Benefit Concert for the College of San Mateo’s Child Development Center. Noon. College of San Mateo, Main Quad, 1700 West Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo. Come enjoy the Reggae sounds of the Bay Area band Native Elements and the Afro-Cuban beat of Zanzibar. $12 for adults. $10 for students. Free for children under the age of 13. To purchase tickets in advance or for more information call 574-6279.

Peninsula Volunteers Rosener House Adult Day Services. 1 p.m. Peninsula Volunteers Rosener House Adult Day Services, 500 Arbor Road, Menlo Park. There will be social workers, nurses and therapists on site. Free. For more information go to www.peninsulavolunteers.org/rosenerhouse.

Peninsula Choruses Present “How Can I Keep From Singing?” 3 p.m. Transfiguration Episcopal Church, 3900 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. $20 general admission and $10 admission for students. For more information call 513-5522.

School of Rock San Mateo presents a Tribute to New Wave/Punk Rock. 4 p.m. 711 S. B St., San Mateo. School of Rock San Mateo offers performance-based music programs and camps for kids ages 7 to 18. Students of the School of Rock will perform. $8 at the door. For more information call 347-3474.

The Sherlock Holmes Mystery Ball. 6:30 p.m. to midnight. San Mateo Masonic Lodge, 100 N. Ellsworth Ave., San Mateo. Victorian evening dress (1870-1895), dress uniform, or modern evening dress is admired but not required. There will be a light buffet and of course, a mystery. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. For more information call (510) 522-1731 or go to www.peers.org/holmes.html.

Knights Moves XV: A Dance Concert presented by the Hillsdale High School Dance Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. Hillsdale High School Little Theater, 31st Avenue, San Mateo. $10 for students and seniors, $12 for general admission and free for children 6 years old and under. For more information call 558-2623.

In My Life — A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles. 8 p.m. Redwood City Fox Theatre, 2219 Broadway, Redwood City. An award-winning musical biography of the Beatles through the eyes of manager Brian Epstein and features live music from renowned tribute band, Abbey Road. Tickets start at $25. For more information call 369-7770 or go to www.foxrwc.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 5

Streets Alive! Parks Alive! 9 a.m. to noon. Burlingame Farmer’s Market, Park Road, Burlingame. Burlingame Parks and Recreation will be hosting kids’ activities, a bounce house and interactive class demonstrations. Free. For more information go to www.streetsalivesmc.org.

World Evangelist Neil Sundblad prays for the sick. 10 a.m. Victory International Church, 1730 S. Amphlett Blvd., San Mateo. For more information go to http://www.victoryic.org.

A La Carte and Art. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Castro Street between Church Street and Evelyn Avenue, Mountain View. This two-day festival of art will include live music, an arts and crafts show, artisan specialty food, home and garden exhibits, festive food and drink, a farmers’ market, a classic car show and amusement for kids. Free. For more information call 964-3395.

Old Woodside Store Day. Noon to 4 p.m. Woodside Store, the corner of Tripp Road and Kings Mountain Road, Woodside. Visitors will experience life and participate in acitivities from the 1880’s. Free. For more information call 299-0104.

Peninsula Choruses Present “How Can I Keep From Singing?” 3 p.m. Transfiguration Episcopal Church, 3900 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. $20 general admission and $10 admission for students. For more information call 513-5522.

School of Rock San Mateo presents a Tribute to New Wave/Punk Rock. 4 p.m. 711 S. B St., San Mateo. School of Rock San Mateo offers performance-based music programs and camps for kids ages 7 to 18. Students of the School of Rock will perform. $8 at the door. For more information call 347-3474.

Anne-Marie McDermott with the Alexander String Quartet concert and pre-concert talk. 6 p.m. Kohl Mansion, 2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame. Concert begins at 7 p.m. There will be a complimentary post-concert reception with the artists following the concerts. $45 for adults, $42 for seniors and $15 for those ages 30 and under. For more information and for tickets go to musicatkohl.org.

TUESDAY, MAY 7

Change A Life: Volunteer as a Project Read Tutor. 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma Street, Menlo Park. Training for new literacy tutors to work with adults. Free. For more information call 330-2525.

Magic of Lens: Digital Photography Workshop. 7 p.m. Media Center, 800 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto. Students can use any digital cameras and learn to shoot like the pros, as well as edit their images using Lightroom. Field shoot included. Software and computer lab is provided. Students should bring their own cameras. The workshop will be held throughout the month. For more information call 494-8686, ext. 10 or go to midpenmedia.org.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8

Fashion Show and Fundraiser hosted by the Canadian Women’s Club. 11 a.m. Basque Cultural Center, 599 Railroad Ave., South San Francisco. Reservations and required. $45 per person with proceeds going to six Bay Area charities. For more information go to www.canadianwomensclub.org.

HIP Housing Open House. Noon to 1:30 p.m. 1157 Willow Road, Menlo Park. Join HIP Housing in celebrating the grand opening of its newest affordable housing property. Program will be at 12:30 p.m. and will include tours and more updates on the buildings and grounds. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP by emailing skallstrom@hiphousing.org.

THURSDAY, MAY 9

Petal Tales, Once Upon a Time. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 86 Canada Road, Woodside. The exhibit will be open weekdays May 9 through May 12. General admission is $20 for adult members, $25 for adult non-members and $10 for children.

FRIDAY, MAY 10

Workshop on Federal Land Records. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The National Archives at San Francisco, 1000 Commodore Drive, San Bruno. Genealogical workshop on how to locate U.S. land records. $15 payable in advance. For more information or to reserve a space call 238-3488.

Notre Dame de Namur University’s 2013 President’s Gala. 6 p.m. Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, 1333 Bayshore Highway, Burlingame. Mike Nevin, Rosanne Faust and Marie Batton to be honored. Includes a cocktail reception, followed by dinner and entertainment, as well as a live auction and raffle. For more information go to ndnu.edu/gala.

The Stanford Savoyards present The Sorcerer. 8 p.m. Dinkelspiel Auditorium, 471 Lagunita Drive, Stanford University, Palo Alto. Tickets are available through the Stanford Ticket Office. $10 for students, $15 for seniors and Stanford staff/faculty, $20 for general admission. For more information and for tickets call 725-2787 or go to http://tickets.stanford.edurn.

SATURDAY, MAY 11

The Mental Health Awareness Project. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Menlo Park City Council Chambers, 701 Laurel St., Menlo Park. Free. For more information and to register go to www.eventbrite.com.

‘Hands-On History’ Workshop. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Peninsula artist Lois White will lead the introductory class on bookbinding. Participants will use images of historic landmarks of San Mateo County to create their own miniature books to take home. Beginners are welcome and materials will be provided. Space is limited. $15. For more information and to register call 299-0104, ext. 231.

The Stanford Savoyards present The Sorcerer. 8 p.m. Dinkelspiel Auditorium, 471 Lagunita Drive, Stanford University, Palo Alto. Tickets are available through the Stanford Ticket Office. $10 for students, $15 for seniors and Stanford staff/faculty, $20 for general admission. For more information and for tickets call 725-2787 or go to http://tickets.stanford.edurn.

The Fabulous Thunderbirds. 8 p.m. Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway, Redwood City. The Fabulous Thunderbirds will perform. Tickets start at $25. For more information go to foxrwc.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 12

Mother’s Day Dining. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Sea By Alexander’s Steakhouse, 4269 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. There will be a prix fixe meals available. Moms will receive a glass of complimentary sparkling wine and all guests will receive complimentary juice and coffee during brunch. For more information go to www.theseaUSA.com.

The Stanford Savoyards present The Sorcerer. 2 p.m. Dinkelspiel Auditorium, 471 Lagunita Drive, Stanford University, Palo Alto. Tickets are available through the Stanford Ticket Office. $10 for students, $15 for seniors and Stanford staff/faculty, $20 for general admission. For more information and for tickets call 725-2787 or go to http://tickets.stanford.edurn.

Family Concert Featuring Winners of the Palo Alto Philharmonic Concerto Movement Competition. 3 p.m. Cubberley Theatre, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Tickets are $10 and $5. For tickets and more information go to www.paphil.org.

Ragazzi Continuo Presents: An English Renaissance. 4 p.m. Christ Church Parish, 770 N. El Camino Real, San Mateo. $18 in advance, $20 at the door. For more information call 342-8785.

THURSDAY, MAY 16

Movies for School Age Children: ‘Wreck-It Ralph.’ 3:30 p.m. San Mateo Public Library, 55 W. Third Ave., San Mateo. Movie is rated PG and lasts 101 minutes. Free. For more information call 522-7838.

FRIDAY, MAY 17

Generation Esmeralda featuring Jimmy Goings. 8:30 p.m. Angelica’s, 863 Main St., Redwood City. $20 for general admission in advance, $25 for reserved front seating and $26 for general admission at the door. For more information call 365-3226 or go to angelicasbistro.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 18

California State Button Society Presents: Button Bazaar. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Marriott, 1770 S. Amphlett Blvd., San Mateo. $5 donation for non CSBS members. For more information call 408-245-1630.

Friends of the San Bruno Library Book Sale. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. San Bruno Library, 701 Angus Ave. West, San Bruno. One bag to fill up to the brim with books costs $6. Paperbacks are 50 cents each, hardbacks are $1 each. Specials as marked. For more information call 616-7078.

Faces of Our Community Display. Noon to 4 p.m. 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Free. The event will include live entertainment, activities for kids and a collection of photographs taken of nineteenth century Peninsula residents and current Peninsula residents. For more information call 299-0104.

SUNDAY, MAY 19

Alkido and Psychotherapy. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sofia University, 1069 E. Meadow Circle, Palo Alto. Free, but donations are welcome. Alkido is a mindfulness practice that will be taught at this workshop, which can be extremely helpful when working with clients. Please bring food to share for a potluck lunch and wear loose clothing. For more information contact kristen.sato@sofia.edu.

California State Button Society Presents: Button Bazaar. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Marriott, 1770 S. Amphlett Blvd., San Mateo. $5 donation for non CSBS members. For more information call 408-245-1630.

TUESDAY, MAY 21

Hats Off to the Symphony. 11:30 a.m. to 2:20 p.m. Hillsborough Racquet Club, El Cerrito Road, Hillsborough. There will be a luncheon, a silent auction and fashion show by Meyer Bunje of Burlingame. For more information and tickets call (415) 503-5500.

Circus Time at Serramonte Center. 5:30 p.m. Serramonte Center, 3 Serramonte Center, Daly City. Children 12 years and younger can enjoy circus-themed festivities, craft-making, giveaways and more. Free. For more information contact shelbi@spinpr.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 23

Jobs for Youth 31st Annual Fundraising Breakfast. 7:30 a.m. Foster City Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1221 Chess Drive, Foster City. All proceeds will go directly to youth programs. $45 per person. For more information and reservations call 802-3371.

SATURDAY, MAY 25

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.

FRIDAY, MAY 31

HIP Housing Annual Luncheon Celebration with Rita Moreno. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Hotel Sofitel, 223 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City. Proceeds benefit HIP Housing. Tickets $90 per person. For more information call 348-6660.

Ceramics Show and Sale Opening Reception/Sale. 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. San Mateo Ceramics Studio, 50 E. 5th Ave. San Mateo. Studiors are located between tennis courts and baseball field. Free. For more information call 522-7440.

SATURDAY, JUNE 1

Red Cross Save-a-Life Saturday. Sessions at 10 a.m., Noon, and 2 p.m. Siena Youth Center 2625 Marlborough Ave., Redwood City. Free. All sessions taught in Spanish. For more information or to register, call (415) 488-6721.

Ceramics Show and Sale Opening Reception/Sale. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. San Mateo Ceramics Studio, 50 E. 5th Ave. San Mateo. Studiors are located between tennis courts and baseball field. Free. For more information call 522-7440.

Peninsula Humane Society Mobile Pet Adoption at Serramonte Center. Noon to 3 p.m. 3 Serramonte Center, Daly City. Free. For more information contact shelbi@sprinpr.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 8

San Mateo County Fair Free Concert Series. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. San Mateo County Event Center, 2495 S. Delaware St., San Mateo. $6 to $22. The concert series will feature Three Dog Night, Starship featuring Mickey Thomas and more. The San Mateo County Fair will run from June 8 through June 16.

TUESDAY, JUNE 18

Wild West at Serramonte Center. 5:30 p.m. Serramonte Center, 3 Serramonte Center, Daly City. Experience the Wild West with craft-making, giveaways and more. Ages 12 and under. Free. For more information contact shelbi@spinpr.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 22

San Mateo Radio Club Field Day. 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Beresford Park Picnic Shelter, 27th Avenue and Parkview Way, San Mateo. This is one of the largest emergency preparedness exercies held in the country. Visitors are encouraged to visit the site and see an amateur radio station operating under emergency field conditions. Free. For more information go to www.w6uq.org.

SATURDAY, JUNE 29

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.

SUNDAY, JUNE 30

Palo Alto Concours d/ ‘Elegance 47th Annual Charity Event. 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. San Mateo County Events Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo. Come enjoy an exhibition or rare, exotic and highly collectable automobiles from both the United States and around the world. $25 in advance. $30 at the gate. Ages 16 and under are free when accompanied by an adult. Free parking. For more information call 813-1100.

SATURDAY, JULY 20

27th Annual Connoisseurs’ Marketplace. 10 a.m. to 46 p.m. Santa Cruz Avenue between El Camino Real and Johnson Street, Menlo Park. Free. Live jazz, rhythm and blues, rock ‘n roll, dance and party music on the stage and street through downtown. Fine arts and crafts will showcase 250 of America’s best artists. There will also be chef demos, artisan specialty foodm health and wellness displays, a green products showcase, home and garden exhibits, a collector car showcase and fun and games for kids.  Continues through July 21 during same time. For more information call 325-2818.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 27

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.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 8

San Mateo Professional Alliance Weekly Networking Lunch. Noon to 1 p.m. Speido Restaurant, 223 E. 4th Ave., San Mateo. Free admission. Lunch $17. For more information call 430-6500 or go to sanmateoprofessionalalliance.com.

FRIDAY, AUG. 16

Uncharted Genealogical Records Workshop . 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The National Archives at San Francisco, 1000 Commodore Drive, San Bruno. Genealogical workshop about lesser known federal government records for conducting family history research. $15 payable in advance. For more information or to reserve a space call 238-3488.

SATURDAY, AUG. 31

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.

Millbrae Art and Wine Festival. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Broadway Avenue, between Victoria and Meadow Glen, Millbrae. This Mardi Gras-style celebration will feature arts and crafts, live music, festive food and drink, a green product showcase, home and garden exhibits, health and wellness displays, a car show and fun for kids. Free. For more more information call 697-7324.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 1

Millbrae Art and Wine Festival. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Broadway Avenue, between Victoria and Meadow Glen, Millbrae. This Mardi Gras-style celebration will feature arts and crafts, live music, festive food and drink, a green product showcase, home and garden exhibits, health and wellness displays, a car show and fun for kids. Free. For more more information call 697-7324.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 7

Mountain View Art and Wine Festival. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Castro Street, between El Camino Real and Evelyn Avenue, Mountain View. The festival will include live music, arts and crafts, festive food and drink, the Comcast Pigskin Party Lounge with a large TV, organic and green products showcase, health and wellness displays, home and garden exhibits, a NASA Mars Rover Curiosity exhibit, climbing wall, bungee jump, hula hoops and carnival rides. Free. For more information call 968-8378.

SUNDAY, SEPT, 8

Mountain View Art and Wine Festival. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Castro Street, between El Camino Real and Evelyn Avenue, Mountain View. The festival will include live music, arts and crafts, festive food and drink, the Comcast Pigskin Party Lounge with a large TV, organic and green products showcase, health and wellness displays, home and garden exhibits, a NASA Mars Rover Curiosity exhibit, climbing wall, bungee jump, hula hoops and carnival rides. Free. For more information call 968-8378.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 13

Preserving Your History. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The National Archives at San Francisco, 1000 Commodore Drive, San Bruno. Genealogical workshop on how to care for your personal family papers and photographs. $15 payable in advance. For more information or to reserve a space call 238-3488.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 28

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.

SATURDAY, OCT. 5

75th Anniversary Millbrae Nursery School Open House. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Millbrae Nursery School, 86 Center St., Millbrae. Free. For more information contact millbraenursery@sbcglobal.net.

 

MONDAY, OCT. 14

Safeway Worl Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off. 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. IDES Grounds, 735 Main St., Half Moon Bay. Free. For more information call 726-9652.

SATURDAY, OCT. 19

Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Main Street, between Miramontes and Spruce Street, Half Moon Bay. The Wolrd Pumpkin capital of Half Moon Bay celebrates the harvest with non-stop live music, the Great Pumpkin Parade, a haunted house, harvest-inspired crafts, homestyle foods, an expert pumpkin carver, pie-eating and costume contests, pumpkin inspired drinks and pumpkin carving. Free. For more information call 726-9652.

Friends of the San Bruno Library Book Sale. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. San Bruno Library, 701 Angus Ave. West, San Bruno. One bag to fill up to the brim with books costs $6. Paperbacks are 50 cents each, hardbacks are $1 each. Specials as marked. For more information call 616-7078.

SUNDAY, OCT. 20

Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Main Street, between Miramontes and Spruce Street, Half Moon Bay. The Wolrd Pumpkin capital of Half Moon Bay celebrates the harvest with non-stop live music, the Great Pumpkin Parade, a haunted house, harvest-inspired crafts, homestyle foods, an expert pumpkin carver, pie-eating and costume contests, pumpkin inspired drinks and pumpkin carving. Free. For more information call 726-9652.

SATURDAY, OCT. 26

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.

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.

JULY 16

Kids Club Luau. 5:30 p.m. Serramonte Center, Highway 280 &Serramonte Blvd., Daly City. There will be activities, crafts, and giveaways. Free for all children 12 and under. For more information email shelbi@spinpr.com.

 

 

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