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San Mateo County calendar of events
December 02, 2013, 05:00 AM

MONDAY, DEC. 2

December meeting for Hearing Loss of the Peninsula. 1 p.m. Veterans Memorial Senior Center, 1455 Madison Ave., Redwood City. Free holiday party with activities and food. Open to the public. For more information, call publicity chairman Cora Jean Kleppe at 345-4551.

Maker Monday: Make Crafts. 3:30 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Ages 12 to 19. For more information email conrad@smcl.org.

Celebrate Hanukkah, Festival of Lights. 4 p.m. Stanford Hospital Atrium, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford. A light snack will be served. For more information contact lallen@stanfordmed.org.

Dance Connection with Live Music by Ron Borelli Trio. Free dance lessons, 6:30 p.m.-7 p.m.; open dance 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Burlingame Woman’s Club, 241 Park Road, Burlingame. Fun evening of dance and camaraderie. Admission is $8 members, $10 guests. Male dance hosts get free admission. For more information call 342-2221.

TUESDAY, DEC. 3

American Red Cross Northern California Region Mobile Blood Drive. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Ritz Carlton, 1 Miramontes Point Road, Half Moon Bay. Open to the public. For more information go to redcrossblood.org.

Fourth Annual Public Outdoor Hanukkah Festival. 5:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Courthouse Square, Broadway, Redwood City. This takes place on the seventh night of the eight-day holiday. For more information call 232-0995.

Lecture: Maintaining Immune Health through the Flu Season. 6 p.m. Half Moon Bay Library, 620 Correas St. New Leaf wellness lecture by Dr. Tobi Schmidt, Ph.D. For more information call 726-3110 ext. 101.

Ari Shavit. 7 p.m. Cubberley Community Theatre, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Join Shavit as he discusses why and how Israel came to be. $20. For more information call (800) 847-7730.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4

Free Job Search Assistance. 10 a.m. to noon. Peninsula JCC, 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City. Free. For more information email jcowan@jvs.org.

Book Sale. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. All books, CDs, tapes and DVDs are 20 to 50 percent off.

Facebook information session. 10:30 a.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Previous computer basics suggested. For more information contact conrad@smcl.org.

Teen Movie: ‘American Graffiti.’ 3:30 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they head off to college. Rated PG. 110 minutes. For more information contact conrad@smcl.org.

Christmas at Kohl Holiday Boutique. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Kohl Mansion, 2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame. Get a jump start on holiday shopping with more than 60 vendors. No reservations necessary. $10 admission fee.

Tree Lighting Ceremony. 6 p.m. Lagoon Room Patio of the Foster City Recreation Center, 650 Shell Blvd., Foster City. There will be music, light refreshments, a countdown to light the holiday tree, and a visit from Santa. Free. Please bring a canned good or non-perishable item to donate to local charity. For more information go to www.fostercity.org or call 286-3380.

Small Business Networking Mixer. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Redwood City Public Library, 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. Free. For more information go to www.phase2careers.org.

THURSDAY, DEC. 5

The Americas – A Plethora of Business Opportunity. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. NestGSV, 425 Broadway, Redwood City. Free. For more information call (831) 335-4780.

Opportunities in Big Data. 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Capgemini, 4000 Shoreline Court, South San Francisco. Join this panel of distinguished experts who will share their experience and insights in Big Data. $20 for Members, $35 for Non-Members, $45 at the Door, $5 Early Bird discount until Nov 28. For more information call 386-5015.

Hillsdale High School Presents ‘In The Heights.’ 7 p.m. Hillsdale High School Theatre, 3115 Del Monte St., San Mateo. $17 for adults and $12 for students and seniors. Tickets can be purchased at hhs.schoolloop.com/drama. For more information email hillsdaledramatix@gmail.com.

Notre Dame de Namur University’s ‘Noël.’ 7:30 p.m. Taube Center, 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. $25 for students, $15 for students and seniors. For more information call 508-3713.

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

‘November’ by David Mamet. 8 p.m. Dragon Theatre, 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. A hilariously biting commentary on the state of the union, a politically incorrect president in the death throes of his failing re-election campaign and some Thanksgiving turkey pardons for sale. Contains adult language. Tickets range from $15 to $30 and can be purchased at www.dragonproductions.net. Runs Nov. 22 through Dec. 15. Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m.

FRIDAY, DEC. 6

The Goodness of Produce and Your Health. 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Crystal Springs Golf Course (Wedgewood Room), 6650 Golf Course Drive, Burlingame. Pete Carcione, author of The New Green Grocer cookbook and president of Carcione’s Fresh Produce, will speak. $15 includes breakfast. For more information call 515-5891.

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

Christmas luncheon. South San Francisco Elks Lodge, 920 Stonegate Drive, South San Francisco. This luncheon is hosted by the South San Francisco AARP chapter. Choice of tri-tip or chicken. Non-members $26, and this price may include membership if desired. For more information call Karen Gibson at 415-467-7205. For reservations call David Souza at 991-4111.

Friends of the Millbrae Library Big Book and Media Sale. 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Millbrae Library, 1 Library Ave., Millbrae. Twice yearly sale to benefit the Millbrae Library. $5 admission or Friends membership. For more information call 697-7607.

Two New Exhibits Opening at Pacific Art League. 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. 227 Forest Ave., Palo Alto. The Pacific Art League of Palo Alto will host two new exhibitions from Dec. 6 to Dec. 26. ‘Art Under $200,’ exhibited in the Main Gallery, will feature 67 works by 37 different artists. Free admission. For more information call 321-3891.

14th Annual Night of Lights. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Downtown Half Moon Bay. Fun for the whole family.

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

‘Arsenic and Old Lace.’ 7 p.m. Capuchino High School, 1501 Magnolia Ave., San Bruno. Student production of the comedy play ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ in Capuchnio’s new state-of-the-art theater. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for students. For more information call 558-2799.

Hillsdale High School Presents ‘In The Heights.’ 7 p.m. Hillsdale High School Theatre, 3115 Del Monte Street, San Mateo. $17 for adults and $12 for students and seniors. Tickets can be purchased at hhs.schoolloop.com/drama. For more information email hillsdaledramatix@gmail.com.

‘A Christmas Carol: The Musical’ and fundraiser gala. 7 p.m. 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. Notre Dame de Namur University presents this performance for the 28th year. $50 for adults and $25 for children ages 3 to 12. For more information visit www.christmascarolthegift.org.

Notre Dame de Namur University’s ‘Noël.’ 7:30 p.m. Taube Center, 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. $25 for students, $15 for students/seniors. For more information call 508-3713.

‘MAME.’ 8 p.m. Hillbarn Theatre, 1285 E. Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City. One of Broadway’s greatest musicals. For more information contact hillbarn@gmail.com.

‘November’ by David Mamet. 8 p.m. Dragon Theatre, 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. A hilariously biting commentary on the state of the union, a politically incorrect president in the death throes of his failing re-election campaign and some Thanksgiving turkey pardons for sale. Contains adult language. Tickets range from $15 to $30 and can be purchased at www.dragonproductions.net. Runs Nov. 22 through Dec. 15. Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m.

Return of the Foster City tree. During the month of December, you will be able to enjoy the beautiful lights from the tree floating in Foster City’s Lagoon. For more information call 286-3380.

SATURDAY, DEC. 7

Fear of Flying Clinic Workshop. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. San Francisco International Airport. Pre regristration is required. For more information call 341-1595.

Friends of the Millbrae Library Big Book and Media Sale. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Millbrae Library, 1 Library Ave., Millbrae. Huge variety of books and media for all ages and in a variety of languages. Free admission. For more information call 697-7607.

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

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

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

A Nutcracker Sampler. 10:30 a.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Free. For more information email conrad@smcl.org.

Worm Composting Class. 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Common Ground Garden Supply and Education Center, 559 College Ave., Palo Alto. Learn how to turn kitchen scraps into botanical gold. For more information call 493-6072.

A Christmas Carol. 11 a.m. Menlo Park Council Chambers, 701 Laurel St., Menlo Park. Duffy Hudson brings the holiday classic to life in a one-man show. Free. For more information call 330-2525.

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

Fall Open Studios at Peninsula Art Institute. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Peninsula Art Institute, 1777 California Drive, Burlingame. There will be a gallery exhibit, light refreshments, and artist demos. Free. For more information go to www.peninsulaartinstitute.org.

Dragon Theatre Fundraising Gift Boutique. Noon to 5 p.m. Dragon Theatre, 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. Support the Dragon Theatre while shopping for holiday gifts from jewelry, cosmetics and other vendors. Cash and checks are preferred. Patrons are urged to park at the Middlefield and Veteran’s Parkway garage. Same day as Hometown Holidays event in Redwood City.

Enoteca 100 Grand Wine Tasting. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Donato Enoteca, 1041 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. The tasting will feature 100 artisan wines from Italy. $55. For more information call 701-1000.

A Christmas Carol: The Musical. 2 p.m. 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. Notre Dame de Namur University presents this performance for the 28th year. Free. For more information visit www.christmascarolthegift.org.

Redwood City Firefighters’ Create-A-Smile Foundation BBQ and Raffle Fundraiser. 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Fire Station 9, 755 Marshall Street. Support fire victims of 531 and 926 Woodside Road by enjoying a BBQ at Fire Station 9. Raffle tickets for a variety of prizes will be sold to also benefit the victims. Tickets to attend are $8 for adults and $5 for children and can be purchased on site on Dec. 7. For more information call 780-7400.

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

Anders Zorn: Sweeden’s Master Painter. 3 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Free. For more information, contact conrad@smcl.org.

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

Hillsdale High School Presents ‘In The Heights.’ 7 p.m. Hillsdale High School Theatre, 3115 Del Monte Street, San Mateo. $17 for adults and $12 for students and seniors. Tickets can be purchased at hhs.schoolloop.com/drama. For more information email hillsdaledramatix@gmail.com.

A Christmas Carol: The Musical. 7 p.m. 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. Notre Dame de Namur University presents this performance for the 28th year. Free. For more information go to www.christmascarolthegift.org.

Arsenic and Old Lace. 7 p.m. Capuchino High School, 1501 Magnolia Ave., San Bruno. Student production of the comedy play Arsenic and Old Lace in Capuchnio’s new state-of-the-art theater. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for students. For more information call 558-2799.

The Gift-- A Christmas Carol. 7:30 p.m. NDNU Theatre, 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. Free. Tickets must be preordered. For more information go to www.christmascarolthegift.org.

Palo Alto Philharmonic Concert. 8 p.m. with a special pre-concernt talk at 7:30. Cubberley Theatre, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. The Palo Alto Philharmonic is proud to present the premiere performance of Symphony No. 3 by composer-in-residence Lee Actor. Tickets are $20 for general admission, $17 for seniors and $10 for students. They can be purchased at www.papahil.org or the box office the night of the performance. For more information email Nat Collins at president@paphil.org.

Poletential AirShow. 8 p.m. 2411 Broadway, Redwood City. An astonishing display by pole and aerial artists. Tickets are available to those 18 and older for $35 at www.poletential.com or $40 at the door. For more information contact Poletential Fitness at twirl@poletential.com or 274-4640.

‘November’ by David Mamet. 8 p.m. Dragon Theatre, 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. A hilariously biting commentary on the state of the union, a politically incorrect president in the death throes of his failing re-election campaign and some Thanksgiving turkey pardons for sale. Contains adult language. Tickets range from $15 to $30 and can be purchased at www.dragonproductions.net. Runs Nov. 22 through Dec. 15. Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m.

SUNDAY, DEC. 8

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

Palcare Holiday Market featuring California Artists. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Palcare, 945 California Drive. A variety of items will be avaiable so you can get a jump on your holiday shopping.

Peninsula School Craft Fair. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 920 Peninsula Way, Menlo Park. Free. FOr more information go to peninsulaschool.org/craftfair.htm.

Fall Open Studios at Peninsula Art Institute. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Peninsula Art Institute, 1777 California Drive, Burlingame. There will be a gallery exhibit, light refreshments, and artist demos. Free. For more information go to www.peninsulaartinstitute.org.

Christmas Boutique. 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Church of All Russian Saints, 744 El Camino Real, Burlingame. Enjoy hot and delicious piroshki while shopping with local venders. Some vendors include: Paper Bash - custom notecards and crafts, Beezy Brothers Candle Co. - hand made candles, Firefly Gifts - Imported, hand carved and hand painted Russian Gift items like santas, nesting dolls, ornaments, and many more item. Fresh Wreaths will be on sale. For more information email burlingamesisterhood@gmail.com.

The Friends of the Menlo Park Library Holiday Book Sale. Noon to 4 p.m. 800 Alma St., Menlo Park. We will have gently used books for sale, most at $2.00 or less.  Proceeds benefit Children’s and Adult Library programming. For more information call 330-2521.

Friends of the Millbrae Library Big Book and Media Sale. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Millbrae Library, 1 Library Ave., Millbrae. Admission is free. Bag of Books is $5. For more information call 697-7607.

Bay’s Got Talent. 2 p.m. Serramonte Center, 3 Serramonte Centee, Daly City. Don’t miss the Bay’s Got Talent Finale where the annual talent competition’s top 10 acts will compete live at Serramonte Center. Free. For more information go to www.serramontecenter.com.

Hillsdale High School Presents ‘In The Heights.’ 2 p.m. Hillsdale High School Theatre, 3115 Del Monte Street, San Mateo. $17 for adults and $12 for students and seniors. Tickets can be purchased at hhs.schoolloop.com/drama. For more information email hillsdaledramatix@gmail.com.

A Christmas Carol: The Musical. 2 p.m. 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. Notre Dame de Namur University presents this performance for the 28th year. Free. For more information go to www.christmascarolthegift.org.

Arsenic and Old Lace. 2 p.m. Capuchino High School, 1501 Magnolia Ave., San Bruno. Student production of the comedy play Arsenic and Old Lace in Capuchnio’s new state-of-the-art theater. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for students. For more information call 558-2799.

Bay’s Got Talent. 2 p.m. Serramonte Center. The top ten acts will perform in the Bay’s Got Talent Finale. For more information contact shelbi@spinpr.com.

‘November’ by David Mamet. 2 p.m. Dragon Theatre, 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. A hilariously biting commentary on the state of the union, a politically incorrect president in the death throes of his failing re-election campaign and some Thanksgiving turkey pardons for sale. Contains adult language. Tickets range from $15 to $30 and can be purchased at www.dragonproductions.net. Runs Nov. 22 through Dec. 15. Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m.

Notre Dame de Namur University’s ‘Noël.’ 2 p.m. Taube Center, 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. $25 for students, $15 for students/seniors. For more information call 508-3713.

Sweet Rejoicing. 4 p.m. St. Peters Episcopal Church, 178 Clinton St., Redwood City. This holiday concert featuring choir, orchestra, and soloists is presented by Viva la Musica. Tickets purchased in advance are $22 for general seating. Tickets at the door are $24. For tickets go to www.vivalamusica.org/Concerts/Buy_Tickets.html. For more information go to www.vivalamusica.org or call 281-9663.

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

MONDAY, DEC. 9

Meeting the challenge of Sea Level Rise. 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. College of San Mateo Theater, Building 3, 1700 W. Hillsdale Boulevard, San Mateo. Hear from federal, state, and local experts to learn about the magnitude of the challenge we face and the options and strategies available to plan for this new reality. For more information and to register go to www.sanmateosealevelrise.wordpress.com/.

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

Maker Monday: Make Music. 3:30 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. We will be making synthesizers, speakers and instruments out of household items. Ages 12 to 19. For more information contact conrad@smcl.org.

Pet photos with Santa. 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Serramonte Center, 3 Serramonte Center, Daly City.

Film Screening in support of Philippines Relief Efforts. 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Peninsula Temple Sholom, 1655 Sebastian Drive, Burlingame.

TUESDAY, DEC. 10

Holiday PJ Party. 5:30 p.m. Serramonte Center. Open to all children 12 and younger. For more information contact shelbi@spinpr.com.

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

FRIDAY, DEC. 11

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

Kids Club Holiday Pajama Party. 5:30 p.m. Serramonte Center, 3 Serramonte Center, Daly City. Children are invited to join the Serramonte Center Kids Club and participate in this festive, holiday pajama party including music, games, crafts, dancing and more.

‘Pirate Lives Comes to 400 Cinemas Nationwide’ 7 p.m. local time. Select Cinemas. Prices vary. For more information contact a participating theater.

THURSDAY, DEC. 12

Teen Study Night. 5:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. The library will be open after hours for students with private rooms, textbooks, white boards and computers available for use. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. For high school students. Student ID required. For more information contact conrad@smcl.org.

A Christmas Carol: The Musical. 7:30 p.m. 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. Notre Dame de Namur University presents this performance for the 28th year. Free. For more information go to www.christmascarolthegift.org.

‘November’ by David Mamet. 8 p.m. Dragon Theatre, 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. A hilariously biting commentary on the state of the union, a politically incorrect president in the death throes of his failing re-election campaign and some Thanksgiving turkey pardons for sale. Contains adult language. Tickets range from $15 to $30 and can be purchased at www.dragonproductions.net. Runs Nov. 22 through Dec. 15. Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m.

FRIDAY, DEC. 13

Hillsdale High School Chamber Choir. 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Wedgewood Banquet Center at Crystal Springs Golf Course, 6650 Course Drive, Burlingame. $15. Includes breakfast. For more information call 515-5891.

Annual LEGO Holiday Extravaganza. 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Museum of American Heritage, 351 Homer Ave., Palo Alto. The Museum of American Heritage (MOAH), The Bay Area LEGO® User Group (BayLUG) and Bay Area LEGO®Train Club (BayLTC) are co-hosting the 2013/14 LEGO® Holiday display at MOAH. Enjoy a variety of LEGO® creations made by members of the club, featuring train layouts, Bay Area landmarks, castles, miniature cities, sculptures and more. Admission is $2. Exhibit runs through Jan. 19 on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

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

A Christmas Carol: The Musical. 7:30 p.m. 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. Notre Dame de Namur University presents this performance for the 28th year. Free. For more information go to www.christmascarolthegift.org.

Foster City Monthly Social Dance. 7:30 p.m. Foster City Recreation Center, 650 Shell Blvd, Foster City. $12. For more information call 571-0836.

‘November’ by David Mamet. 8 p.m. Dragon Theatre, 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. A hilariously biting commentary on the state of the union, a politically incorrect president in the death throes of his failing re-election campaign and some Thanksgiving turkey pardons for sale. Contains adult language. Tickets range from $15 to $30 and can be purchased at www.dragonproductions.net. Runs Nov. 22 through Dec. 15. Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m.

SATURDAY, DEC. 14

Annual LEGO Holiday Extravaganza. 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Museum of American Heritage, 351 Homer Ave., Palo Alto. The Museum of American Heritage (MOAH), The Bay Area LEGO® User Group (BayLUG) and Bay Area LEGO®Train Club (BayLTC) are co-hosting the 2013/14 LEGO® Holiday display at MOAH. Enjoy a variety of LEGO® creations made by members of the club, featuring train layouts, Bay Area landmarks, castles, miniature cities, sculptures and more. Admission is $2. Exhibit runs through Jan. 19 on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Harley Farms Christmas Faire. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Harley Farms, 205 North Street, Pescadero. Shop handmade gifts and food, experience live music and sample award-winning goat cheese. Admission is free. Continues Sunday. For more information go to www.harleyfarms.com.

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

A Christmas Carol: The Musical. 2 p.m. 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. Notre Dame de Namur University presents this performance for the 28th year. Free. For more information go to www.christmascarolthegift.org.

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

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

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

Holiday family music program, ‘Sherry and Hen House.’ 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Millbrae Library, 1 Library Ave., Millbrae. Free. Refreshments will be provided. For more information call 697-7607.

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

A Christmas Carol: The Musical. 7:30 p.m. 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. Notre Dame de Namur University presents this performance for the 28th year. Free. For more information go to www.christmascarolthegift.org.

‘November’ by David Mamet. 8 p.m. Dragon Theatre, 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. A hilariously biting commentary on the state of the union, a politically incorrect president in the death throes of his failing re-election campaign and some Thanksgiving turkey pardons for sale. Contains adult language. Tickets range from $15 to $30 and can be purchased at www.dragonproductions.net. Runs Nov. 22 through Dec. 15. Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m.

SUNDAY, DEC. 15

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

Annual LEGO Holiday Extravaganza. 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Museum of American Heritage, 351 Homer Ave., Palo Alto. The Museum of American Heritage (MOAH), The Bay Area LEGO® User Group (BayLUG) and Bay Area LEGO®Train Club (BayLTC) are co-hosting the 2013/14 LEGO® Holiday display at MOAH. Enjoy a variety of LEGO® creations made by members of the club, featuring train layouts, Bay Area landmarks, castles, miniature cities, sculptures and more. Admission is $2. Exhibit runs through Jan. 19 on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Harley Farms Christmas Faire. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Harley Farms, 205 North Street, Pescadero. Shop handmade gifts and food, experience live music and sample award-winning goat cheese. Admission is free. Continues Sunday. For more information go to www.harleyfarms.com.

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

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

‘November’ by David Mamet. 2 p.m. Dragon Theatre, 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. A hilariously biting commentary on the state of the union, a politically incorrect president in the death throes of his failing re-election campaign and some Thanksgiving turkey pardons for sale. Contains adult language. Tickets range from $15 to $30 and can be purchased at www.dragonproductions.net. Runs Nov. 22 through Dec. 15. Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m.

Christmas Concert. 3 p.m. St. Bartholomew Catholic Parish, 600 Columbia Drive, San Mateo. The choirs and musicians of St. Bartholomew Parish will present a program featuring Christams favorites sung by four choirs and accompanied by a fifteen piece orchestra. Free will donations appreciated.

Solstice Sings for the Holidays. 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Church of the Epiphany,1839 Arroyo Ave., San Carlos. Let Bay Area women's vocal ensemble Solstice ease you into the joy of the season. $20 general, $15 students and seniors in advance, $25 for adults and $20 for students and seniors at the door. For more information go to www.solsticesings.com.

Ragazzi Boys Chorus presents ‘A Cheerful Noise.’ 4 p.m. Cunningham Memorial Chapel at Notre Dame de Namur University, 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. Tickes: $27 reserved, $16 general, $10 students. For more information call 342-8785 or visit www.ragazzi.org.

KITKA Women’s Vocal Ensemble: Wintersongs. 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. St. Bede’s Episcopal Church, 2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park. Seasonal music from a variety of Eastern European ethnic and spiritual traditions, including robust Slavic folk carols and ethereal sacred works. Tickets range from $10 to $30 in advance and $15 to $35 at the door. For more information contact Nancy Tubbs at nancy_tubbs@fullcalendar.com.

A Christmas Carol: The Musical. 7:30 p.m. 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. Notre Dame de Namur University presents this performance for the 28th year. Free. For more information go to www.christmascarolthegift.org.

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

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

Sweet Rejoicing. 4 p.m. St. Peters Episcopal Church, 178 Clinton St., Redwood City. This holiday concert featuring choir, orchestra, and soloists is presented by Viva la Musica. Tickets purchased in advance are $22 for general seating. Tickets at the door are $24. For tickets go to www.vivalamusica.org/Concerts/Buy_Tickets.html. For more information go to www.vivalamusica.org or call 281-9663.

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

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

Ragazzi Continuo presents Mary Had a Baby: A Christmas Celebration. 7:30 p.m. Christ Church Parish, 770 N. El Camino Real, San Mateo. $15 to $20. For more information call 342-8785.

MONDAY, DEC. 16

Coping with the Holidays: How to Deal with Stress and Joy. Noon. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Discussion will be led by Rev. Tom Harshman, Director of Spiritual Care and Mission Integration and Sequoia Hospital. A healthy snack will be provided. For more information contact conrad@smcl.org.

Maker Monday: Make Food. 3:30 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pul

 

 

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