THURSDAY, FEB. 21
America's Sixth Annual Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The San Mateo Events Center, Fiesta Hall, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo. Come enjoy exhibits, 'Make and Take' workshops and free educational seminars. Free admission. For more information visit quiltcraftsew.com.
Higher Education and the Life of the Spirit: An Evening with Alexander and Helen Astin. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sofia University, 1069 East Meadow Circle, 1057-A Classroom, Palo Alto. The latest book from authors Alexander and Helen Astin shows how cultivating the spirit improves key academic and developmental outcomes. General admission, $30. Alumni/Faculty/Staff/ CACC Member, $20. Students, $10. $5 extra at the door. For more information call 493-4430, ext. 269.
Screening of the animated zombie movie 'ParaNorman.' 3:30 p.m. San Mateo Public Library, Oak Room, 55 W. Third Ave., San Mateo. Free. For more information call 522-7838.
Ukulele Jamboree at Hillsdale Shopping Center. 3:30 p.m. Hillsdale Shopping Center, 60 31st Ave., San Mateo. Local children are invited to jam with musicians from Guitar Center with sing-alongs, drums, egg shakers, tambourines and more. Free. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teen Open Mic Night. 7 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Join us for another fun Open Mic Night! You have six minutes to show us what you've got. All acts welcome. Refreshments will be provided. For ages 12 and up. For more information email email@example.com.
El Camino A's Meeting. 7 p.m. Burlingame Library, Community Room, 480 Primrose Road, Burlingame. Come to a monthly meeting of a club organized for exchange of ideas and information about the Model A Ford. For more information call 593-9239.
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