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San Mateo County calendar of events
May 21, 2013, 05:00 AM

TUESDAY, MAY 21

17th Annual Indicators for a Sustainable San Mateo County. Sobrato Center for Nonprofits, 350 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City. Free. For more information and to reserve a spot, go to ssmcindicators2013.bpt.me.

Support Groups: Caring for Elders. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Mills Health Center, 100 S. San Mateo Drive, San Mateo. Drop-in. Free. For more information call (800) 654-9966.

Sustainable San Mateo County luncheon and panel discussion. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Shoreway Room, Sobrato Center for Nonprofits, 330 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City. The event will include a light lunch, but space is limited. Free. For more information and to RSVP go to ssmcindicators2013.bpt.me.

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.

San Mateo Newcomers Club Luncheon. Noon. West Coast Cafe, 466 San Mateo Ave., San Bruno. Our featured speaker will be Diana Conti, a CEO with PARCA, a non-profit organization. $25. RSVP deadline was Tuesday, May 14. For more information call 286-0688.

League of Women Voters Meeting on Affordable Housing in San Mateo County. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Silicon Valley Community Foundation Conference Center, 1300 S. El Camino Real, San Mateo. William Lowell, Sandy Council and Matthew Franklin will speak. For more information call 342-5853.

Teen Movie: ‘Jack Reacher.’ 3:30 p.m. to 5:40 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. There will be popcorn and refreshments. The movie is rated PG-13 and will last 130 minutes. Free. For more information go to smcl.org.

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.

10 Tips to Help You Eat Well For Life. 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Half Moon Bay LIbrary, 620 Correas St., Half Moon Bay. Free, but preregistration is required. For more information and to register go to www.newleaf.com.

A Look at Interfaith Conflicts. 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Little House/Peninsula Volunteers, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park. The Rev. D. Andrew Kille, Ph.D. is the director of Interfaith Space and will speak at the event. $5 for members and $9 for non-members. For more information go to penvol.org.

Loss, Grief and Bereavement Support Group. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mills Health Center, 100 S. San Mateo Drive, San Mateo. Drop-in. Free. For more information call 800-654-9966.

Meg Donohue Book Talk. 7 p.m. 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. Free. For more information call 321-0600.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22

Phase2Careers — Job Search Review. 10 a.m. to noon. San Bruno Public Library, 701 Angus Ave. W., San Bruno. In this job search workshop, attendees will get feedback about their job search tactics from a panel of three to five employers, job search specialists and HR managers. Attendees will also get career advice and tips, learn to avoid job search pitfalls, evaluate the effectiveness of a variety of job search strategies, learn about helpful employment-related resources and overcome job search road blocks. Free. For more information call 616-7078.

Computer Coach. 10:30 a.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. This computer tutoring session provides on-on-one help with technical questions. Free. For more information go to smcl.org.

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

City Talk Toastmasters Club Meeting. 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Redwood City Main Library, Community Room, 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. Learn to improve communication and public speaking. Free. For more information go to citytalkmc.toastmastersclubs.org.

Entertaining and Interactive Conductorcise. 2 p.m. Moldaw Residences, 899 E. Charleston Road, Palo Alto. Free. This exercise class will mix music, physical activity, mental endurance and fun. For more information and to RSVP call (800) 873-9614.

XBOX 360 Wednesday. 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. There will be Kinect movement games such as Dance Central, Kinect Sports and more. For ages 12 to 19. No registration required. For more information call 591-8286.

Cynthia Chin-Lee Book Talk. 5 p.m. 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. Free. For more information call 321-0600.

Eric Van James Performance. 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Luceti’s, 109 W. 25th Ave., San Mateo. Free. Eric Van James will play blues, jazz and adult contemporary music on the piano. For more information call 574-1256.

‘Jazz and the Art of the Trio’ with The Russo Alberts Trio. 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Millbrae Public Library, 1 Library Ave., Millbrae. Presenting a jazz concert and discussion on the makeup of a jazz ensemble. Refreshments offered. Free. For more information call 697-7607.

Jackie Payne at the Club Fox Blues Jam. 7 p.m. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $5. For more information go to www.clubfoxrwc.com.

NAMI Meeting. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Mills Health Center, 100 S. San Mateo Drive, San Mateo. The topic is spirituality enhances mental health. Features a panel presentation. Learn about research on Buddhists, Muslims, Jews, Catholics and Protestants which found that spirituality profoundly enhances mental health. For more information call 638-0800.

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.

Rethink Your Retirement. 9:30 a.m. to noon. San Bruno Senior Center, 1555 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno. $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. For more information call 616-7150.

Battle of the Bands: Mandatory Rehearsal. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. All acts are welcome. Those who plan on participating must register. Registration forms available at the Belmont Library or at the Belmont Parks and Recreation Office. For more information call 591-8286.

China’s Terracotta Warriors Docent Lecture. 6:30 p.m. Oak Room, San Mateo Main Library, 55 W. Third Ave., San Mateo. In celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month, the San Mateo Public Library will host a lecture and slideshow presentation by Yvonne Cheng, docent for the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. Free. For more information call 522-7809.

50 Years of Network Specials from John Steinbeck to Charlie Brown. 7 p.m. Lane Community Room, Burlingame Public Library, 480 Primrose Road, Burlingame. Writer-producer-director Lee Mendelson, whose animated and live network specials have won 12 Emmys and 20 other Emmy nominations, will review his experience of television specials. Free. For more information call 558-7444, ext. 2.

Eric Van James Performance. 8 p.m. Piacere Ristorante, 727 Laurel St., San Carlos. Free. Eric Van James will play the piano and sing bossa nova and R&B music. For more information call 592-3536.

FRIDAY, MAY 24

Second Annual New Play Development Factory. May 24 to June 9. Dragon Productions Theatre, 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. $10 per performance. This year’s festival lineup includes Almost Happy by Jacob Marx Rice, The Killing Jar by Jennifer Lynne Roberts and Sebot 2600 by Jake Arky. For more information contact info@dragonproductions.net.

Step Out: A Health and Wellness Event. 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. San Bruno Senior Center, 1555 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno. There will be a walk, T-shirt, goody bag, lunch, health information and raffle. Those who plan on attending must pre-register at the San Bruno Senior Center. $12. For more information call 616-7150.

Zumba Class, Dancing and Music with the ‘Have A Party Pros.’ 10:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. San Bruno Senior Center, 1555 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno. There will also be a baked chicken lunch at noon. Tickets available at the front desk. For more information call 616-7150.

Foster City Village Vendor and Resource Faire. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Crowne Plaza, 1221 Chess Drive, Foster City. For more information call 242-6000.

Affordable Books at the Book Nook. Noon to 4 p.m. 1 Cottage Lane, Twin Pines Park, Belmont. Paperbacks are 3/$1. Trade paperbacks are $1. Hardbacks are $2 and up. Children's books are 25 cents and up. All proceeds benefit the Belmont Library. For more information go to www.thefobl.org.

Foothill College Presents: ‘Nickel and Dimed.’ 8 p.m. Foothill College, Smithwick Theatre, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Tickets are $18, general admission; $14, seniors, students and all Foothill-De Anza District personnel; and $10, students with OwlCard and Foothill College personnel (in-person purchase only). Group discounts available. There will be performances through June 9 with Thursday night performances at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday night performances at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. For more information or to order tickets go to www.foothill.edu/theatre or call 949-7360.

Almost Happy by Jacob Marx Rice. 8 p.m. Dragon Productions, 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. The show continues through June 9. $10 per ticket. For more information and tickets go to http://www.dragonproductions.net.

Windy Hill Bluegrass. 9 p.m. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $10. For more information go to www.clubfoxrwc.com.

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.

Living Well with CLM: An Educational Program for Patients and Caregivers. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Westin San Francisco Airport, 1 Old Bayshore Hwy., Millbrae. Free. For more information call 866-840-2425.

Sequoia International Festival. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sequoia High School, 1201 Brewster Ave., Redwood City. Come celebrate the diversity of cultures found in our schools and in our community. Includes performances, vendors, food, games and more. Free. For more information visit sequoiafestival.org.

Affordable Books at the Book Nook. Noon to 4 p.m. 1 Cottage Lane, Twin Pines Park, Belmont. Paperbacks are 3/$1. Trade paperbacks are $1. Hardbacks are $2 and up. Children's books are 25 cents and up. All proceeds benefit the Belmont Library. For more information go to www.thefobl.org.

Foothill College Presents: ‘Nickel and Dimed.’ 8 p.m. Foothill College, Smithwick Theatre, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Tickets are $18, general admission; $14, seniors, students and all Foothill-De Anza District personnel; and $10, students with OwlCard and Foothill College personnel (in-person purchase only). Group discounts available. For more information or to order tickets go to www.foothill.edu/theatre or call 949-7360.

Almost Happy by Jacob Marx Rice. 8 p.m. Dragon Productions, 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. The show continues through June 9. $10 per ticket. For more information and tickets go to http://www.dragonproductions.net.

RebelYell 80’s Dance Party. 9 p.m. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $13. For more information go to www.clubfoxrwc.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 26

Last 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, San Bruno. $5. For more information call 616-7150.

Almost Happy by Jacob Marx Rice. 2 p.m. Dragon Productions, 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. The show continues through June 9. $10 per ticket. For more information and tickets go to http://www.dragonproductions.net.

MONDAY, MAY 27

Nocturnal Animal Day. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. CuriOdyssey, 1651 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo. Free with cost od admission, which is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and students and $4 for children. For more information call 342-7755.

Loss, Grief and Bereavement Support Group. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Mills Health Center, 100 S. San Mateo Drive, San Mateo. Drop-in. Free. For more information call 800-654-9966.

TUESDAY, MAY 28

Redwood City Neuropathy Support Group. 1 p.m. 749 Brewster Ave., Redwood City. Neuropathy is a chronic medical condition involving the peripheral nerves. If you are a neuropathy patient and would like to meet others with this debilitating disease, stop by the Redwood City Neuropathy Support Group. Free. For more information call Stan Pashote of the Pacific Chapter of The Neuropathy Assn. 510 490-4456.

Support Groups: Caring for Elders. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Senior Focus Center, 1720 El Camino Real, Suite 10, Burlingame. Drop-in. Free. For more information call 696-3660.

Ostomy Support Group. 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Mills Health Center, 100 S. San Mateo Drive, San Mateo. Drop-in. Free. For more information call 800-654-9966.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29

Climate Crisis: An Artistic Response.10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Main Gallery, 1018 Main St., Redwood City. Free. The exhibit will run from May 29th to June 30th. The gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a reception on Sat., June 1st from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more information contact tmgginger@gmail.com.

Computer Coach. 10:30 a.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. This computer tutoring session provides on-on-one help with technical questions. Free. For more information go to smcl.org.

THURSDAY, MAY 30

Rethink Your Retirement. 9:30 a.m. to noon. San Bruno Senior Center, 1555 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno. $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. For more information call 616-7150.

Tips for Meaningful Visits to People with Dementia. 10:30 a.m. Twin Pines Senior Center and Community Center, 20 Twin Pines Lane, Belmont. Free. For more information call 595-7444.

Bee Ridgway Book Talk. 7 p.m. 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. Free. For more information call 321-0600.

Foothill College Presents: ‘Nickel and Dimed.’ 7:30 p.m. Foothill College, Smithwick Theatre, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Tickets are $18, general admission; $14, seniors, students and all Foothill-De Anza District personnel; and $10, students with OwlCard and Foothill College personnel (in-person purchase only). Group discounts available. For more information or to order tickets go to www.foothill.edu/theatre or call 949-7360.

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.

The International Gem and Jewelry Show Inc. Noon to 6 p.m. San Mateo County Event Center, 2495 S. Delaware St., San Mateo. $8 at the door. For more information go to www.intergem.com.

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.

Art Opening and Reception. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sanchez Art Center, 1220-B Linda Mar Blvd., Pacifica. Presents next trio of exhibitions running from May 31 to June 30. Reception includes the Afro-Peruvian and Latin World music of band Cara Cunde. For more information email donna@sanchezartcenter.org.

Almost Happy by Jacob Marx Rice. 8 p.m. Dragon Productions, 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. The show continues through June 9. $10 per ticket. For more information and tickets go to http://www.dragonproductions.net.

Live Salsa, Bachata, Merengue and Cha Cha Cha with N’Rumba. 9 p.m. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $15. For more information go to www.clubfoxrwc.com.

St. Pius Festival 2013. 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. St. Pius Church, 1100 Woodside Road, Redwood City. There will be food, games, live entertainment, a Lego exhibit and more. Free admission. All rides and games have a fee of $3 or less. For more information call 361-1411.

Foothill College Presents: ‘Nickel and Dimed.’ 8 p.m. Foothill College, Smithwick Theatre, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Tickets are $18, general admission; $14, seniors, students and all Foothill-De Anza District personnel; and $10, students with OwlCard and Foothill College personnel (in-person purchase only). Group discounts available. For more information or to order tickets go to www.foothill.edu/theatre or call 949-7360.

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.

Sei Boku Bonsai Kai’s 30th Anniversary Bonsai Show. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. San Mateo Garden Center, 605 Parkside Way, San Mateo. There will be over 40 bonsai trees on display, bonsai supplies on sale, a tree clinic and raffle prizes. Second day on Sunday, June 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. For more information visit seibokubonsai.org.

Jazz on the Hill. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. College of San Mateo, 1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo. Presented by KCSM 91.1. There will also be an open house of CSM’s newly renovated campus from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. For more information go to jazzonthehill.org.

The International Gem and Jewelry Show Inc. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. San Mateo County Event Center, 2495 S. Delaware St., San Mateo. $8 at the door. For more information go to www.intergem.com.

Spring Dance Show. 11:30 a.m to 2:30 p.m. Central Park Outdoor Stage, El Camino Real and Fifth Avenue. Free. This performance marks the culmination of the dance year for the youth and adult dancers in the San Mateo Parks and Recreation Program. The two Youth Dance programs will perform at 11:30 a.m and 2:30 p.m. The Adult Dance program will perform at 1 p.m. For more information call 522-7444.

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.

St. Pius Festival 2013. 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. St. Pius Church, 1100 Woodside Road, Redwood City. There will be food, games, live entertainment, a Lego exhibit and more. Free admission. All rides and games have a fee of $3 or less. For more information call 361-1411.

Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra Concert. 2 p.m. Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1106 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Carlos. Free. For more information call 591-3648.

Glory, Passion, Betrayal, Revenge! Great Moments in Opera. 4 p.m. Aragon Theater, 900 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. Tickets are $10, $20 and $25. For more information contact info@masterworks.org.

The Doctor Dances: London 1941. 6:30 p.m. to Midnight. San Mateo Masonic Lodge Ballroom, 100 N. Ellsworth Avenue, San Mateo. ‘Doctor Who’ inspired ball, 1940's costume (military or civilian) or vintage or modern evening dress is admired, but not required. Doctor Who-inspired costume is welcome. A complimentary light snack buffet provided. $15 (by May 25); $20 at the door. For more information call 522-1731 or go to www.peersdance.org.

Redwood Symphony’s Sweeney Todd. 8 p.m. Cañada College Main Theatre, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Redwood City. Tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at the door. $10 for students. For more information or to purchase tickets go to RedwoodSymphony.org.

Foothill College Presents: ‘Nickel and Dimed.’ 8 p.m. Foothill College, Smithwick Theatre, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Tickets are $18, general admission; $14, seniors, students and all Foothill-De Anza District personnel; and $10, students with OwlCard and Foothill College personnel (in-person purchase only). Group discounts available. For more information or to order tickets go to www.foothill.edu/theatre or call 949-7360.

Almost Happy by Jacob Marx Rice. 8 p.m. Dragon Productions, 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. The show continues through June 9. $10 per ticket. For more information and tickets go to http://www.dragonproductions.net.

SUNDAY, JUNE 2

Storytelling in the Park with the Menlo Park Library. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Fremont Park, located at Santa Cruz Avenue and University, Menlo Park. John Weaver will read aloud stories. Hot chocolate will be provided. Fore more information go to www.menloparklibrary.org.

Sei Boku Bonsai Kai’s 30th Anniversary Bonsai Show. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. San Mateo Garden Center, 605 Parkside Way, San Mateo. There will be over 40 bonsai trees on display, bonsai supplies on sale, a tree clinic and raffle prizes. Free. For more information visit seibokubonsai.org.

The International Gem and Jewelry Show Inc. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. San Mateo County Event Center, 2495 S. Delaware St., San Mateo. $8 at the door. For more information go to www.intergem.com.

73rd Annual Posy Parade. 1 p.m. Between Posy Park to San Bruno City Park, San Bruno. A floral parade for children, with this year’s theme being ‘Salute to America.’ Free. For more information call 871-9425.

St. Pius Festival 2013. 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. St. Pius Church, 1100 Woodside Road, Redwood City. There will be food, games, live entertainment, a Lego exhibit and more. Free admission. All rides and games have a fee of $3 or less. For more information call 361-1411.

Foothill College Presents: ‘Nickel and Dimed.’ 2 p.m. Foothill College, Smithwick Theatre, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Tickets are $18, general admission; $14, seniors, students and all Foothill-De Anza District personnel; and $10, students with OwlCard and Foothill College personnel (in-person purchase only). Group discounts available. For more information or to order tickets go to www.foothill.edu/theatre or call 949-7360.

Redwood Symphony’s Sweeney Todd. 2 p.m. Cañada College Main Theatre, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Redwood City. Tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets go to RedwoodSymphony.org.

Almost Happy by Jacob Marx Rice. 2 p.m. Dragon Productions, 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. The show continues through June 9. $10 per ticket. For more information and tickets go to http://www.dragonproductions.net.

Talk with Michael Adamick. 2 p.m. Books Inc., 1375 Burlingame Ave., Burlingame. Adamick is a writer for the San Francisco Chronicle’s parenting blog ‘The Poop’ and a stay-at-home dad. His book ‘Dad’s Book of Awesome Projects’ is packed with activities to make your kids say, ‘TV? Why?’ For more information call 685-4911.

MONDAY, JUNE 3

Strum into Ukulele. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Twin Pines Senior and Community Center, 20 Twin Pines Lane, Belmont. $25 for residents and $30 for non-residents. For more information call 595-7441.

TUESDAY, JUNE 4

The Shape of Things. Gallery House, 320 S. California Ave., Palo Alto. The exhibit will run June 4 through June 29. There will be reception on Friday, June 7 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Gallery hours are Tuesday and Wednesday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information

call 326-1668.

Temple Grandin, Author of ‘The Autistic Brain.’ 7 p.m. Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. Discussion and presentation on how to better understand and diagnose autism. $12 members, $20 non-members. For more information or to purchase tickets call 1-800-847-7730 or go to www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2013-06-04/temple-grandin.

THURSDAY, JUNE 6

A ‘Writing to Heal from Loss’ Group. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sutter Care at Home, 700 S. Claremont Blvd., San Mateo. An open, on-going writing group for adults grieving the death of a family member or friend. Using structured writing assignments and sharing stories with the group, participants will explore their lives and facets of grief with the goal of deeper understanding and healing. No previous writing experience necessary. Bereaved can drop in and out of sessions as fits their schedule. Participants must have internet access to retrieve writing exercises prior to each session. Every Thursday through July 25 during same time. Sliding scale suggested donation of $5 to $20. No one will be turned away due to lack of funds. For more information call 685-2852.

Foothill College Presents: ‘Nickel and Dimed.’ 7:30 p.m. Foothill College, Smithwick Theatre, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Tickets are $18, general admission; $14, seniors, students and all Foothill-De Anza District personnel; and $10, students with OwlCard and Foothill College personnel (in-person purchase only). Group discounts available. For more information or to order tickets go to www.foothill.edu/theatre or call 949-7360.

FRIDAY, JUNE 7

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 ocean life. At 2 p.m., museum docents will lead tours of the Museum for adults. Free admission. For more information call 299-0104.

Steelhorse-Bon Jovi Tribute. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Free. For more information call 780-7311.

Foothill College Presents: ‘Nickel and Dimed.’ 8 p.m. Foothill College, Smithwick Theatre, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Tickets are $18, general admission; $14, seniors, students and all Foothill-De Anza District personnel; and $10, students with OwlCard and Foothill College personnel (in-person purchase only). Group discounts available. For more information or to order tickets go to www.foothill.edu/theatre or call 949-7360.

Almost Happy by Jacob Marx Rice. 8 p.m. Dragon Productions, 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. The show continues through June 9. $10 per ticket. For more information and tickets go to http://www.dragonproductions.net.

SATURDAY, JUNE 8

Walk with a Doc. Orange Memorial Park, 781 Tennis Drive, South San Francisco. A free program of the San Mateo County Medical Association’s Community Service Foundation that encourages healthy physical activity for county residents of all ages. Walkers enjoy one-hour walks with physician volunteers and can ask questions about general health topics along the way. Free. To sign up visit www.smcma.org.

Disaster Preparedness Day. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. San Mateo County Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Ave., San Mateo. Free admission and parking. Learn how to prepare your family for disaster with a free course in CPR as well as putting toegther a disaster kit and making a disaster plan. For more information go to www.smcsheriff.com/sites/default/files/downloads/DisasterPrep2013_CMYK_English_flyer.

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.

Affordable Books at the Book Nook. Noon to 4 p.m. 1 Cottage Lane, Twin Pines Park, Belmont. Paperbacks are 3/$1. Trade paperbacks are $1. Hardbacks are $2 and up. Children's books are 25 cents and up. Get $1 off your total purchase during the Summer Concert Series. For more information call 593-5650 or go to www.thefobl.org.

Book Signing with Joann Semones. 1 p.m. The San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. $5 for adults, $3 for children and seniors. For more information call 299-0104.

Foothill College Presents: ‘Nickel and Dimed.’ 8 p.m. Foothill College, Smithwick Theatre, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Tickets are $18, general admission; $14, seniors, students and all Foothill-De Anza District personnel; and $10, students with OwlCard and Foothill College personnel (in-person purchase only). Group discounts available. For more information or to order tickets go to www.foothill.edu/theatre or call 949-7360.

Almost Happy by Jacob Marx Rice. 8 p.m. Dragon Productions, 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. The show continues through June 9. $10 per ticket. For more information and tickets go to http://www.dragonproductions.net.

SUNDAY, JUNE 9

Affordable Books at the Book Nook. Noon to 4 p.m. 1 Cottage Lane, Twin Pines Park, Belmont. Paperbacks are 3/$1. Trade paperbacks are $1. Hardbacks are $2 and up. Children's books are 25 cents and up. Get $1 off your total purchase during the Summer Concert Series. For more information call 593-5650 or go to www.thefobl.org.

The New York/LA Jazz Ensemble. 4:30 p.m. Douglas Beach House, 307 Mirada Road, Half Moon Bay. $35. For more information go to www.bachddsoc.org.

Ragizzi Boys Chorus Presents ‘Sing It Forward: A Silver Celebration.’ 5 p.m. Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen St., Stanford. $20-47. For more information and to purchase tickets call 342-8785.

Foothill College Presents: ‘Nickel and Dimed.’ 2 p.m. Foothill College, Smithwick Theatre, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Tickets are $18, general admission; $14, seniors, students and all Foothill-De Anza District personnel; and $10, students with OwlCard and Foothill College personnel (in-person purchase only). Group discounts available. For more information or to order tickets go to www.foothill.edu/theatre or call 949-7360.

Almost Happy by Jacob Marx Rice. 2 p.m. Dragon Productions, 2120 Broadway, Redwood City. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. The show continues through June 9. $10 per ticket. For more information and tickets go to http://www.dragonproductions.net.

Ragazzi Boys Chorus 25th Anniversary: ‘Sing it Forward: A Silver Celebration.’ 5 p.m. Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen Street, Stanford. Tickets are $20-$47. For more information or to purchase tickets call 342-8785 or go to www.Ragazzi.org.

TUESDAY, JUNE 11

Valor Games Far West. 11 a.m. Leo J. Ryan Memorial Park, Foster City. This three-day event provides an introductory adaptive sports competition for veterans and service members for physical and visual disabilities. Continues through June 13. Events include Opening Ceremony and archery competition at Leo J. Ryan Memorial Park and powerlifting, shotput and discus at the College of San Mateo. There will be cycling in Candlestick Park. Free. For more information and registration visit www.valorgamesfarwest.com.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12

Sons in Retirement Branch 1 Luncheon. Social time begins at 11:30 a.m. Elks Club, 229 West 20 Ave., San Mateo. The guest speaker is Scott Chamness, a mechanical engineer, who will discuss building and launching a two man submarine. For more information call 341-8298.

THURSDAY, JUNE 13

Home Utilities Workshop. 9 a.m. Twin Pines Senior & Community Center, 20 Twin Pines Lane, Belmont. This workshop will give tips on saving money on your PG&E, water and home telephone bills. Tips will also be given on preparing for power outages and taking care of your energy and water consumption. Free. For more information call 595-7444.

FRIDAY, JUNE 14

Kenny Metcalf’s Elton John Tribute. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Free. For more information call 780-7311.

SATURDAY, JUNE 15

Caregiver University (not for professional caregivers). 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Senior Focus Center, 1720 El Camino Real, Suite 10, Burlingame. First of two parts. Space limited. Free. To register call 696-3660.

Book Sale. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park. $1 for trade and hardcover titles. For more information call 330-2521.

Dad & Me at the Park. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 1961 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo. All families are invited to join in on activities, resource booths and a BBQ lunch for those who RSVP. Free. For more information and to RSVP go to www.fatherhoodsmc.eventbrite.com.

Michael Reardon Watercolor Demonstration. 1 p.m. Society of Western Artists Headquarters Gallery, 2625 Broadway, Redwood City. Free. For more information contact 737-6084.

Dad and Me at the Library. 2 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Dads, uncles, grandpas, big brothers and whole families are invited to a performance by the Puppet Art Theater Co. presented in concert with the Fatherhood Collaborative of San Mateo County. For more information call 591-8286.

SUNDAY, JUNE 16

Book Sale. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park. $1 for trade and hardcover titles and $5 for a bag of books. For more information call 330-2521.

Father’s Day Dining at LB Steak in Menlo Park. 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. LB Steak House Menlo Park, 898 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park. Brunch and a dinner a la carte menu will be served. There will also be a prime rib, salad, baked potato and ice cream special for $30. For more information call 321-8980.

Father’s Day Dining at Left Bank Brasserie in Menlo Park. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Left Bank Brasserie Menlo Park, 635 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park. There will be a brunch special, a croissant breakfast sandwich with pepper-crusted pork belly, fried egg, cheddar cheese and breakfast potatoes for $12. There will also be two dinner specials: a grilled ribeye and lobster tail with pommes frites and steak sauce for $32 or a brassiere burger for $12.50. For more information call 473-6543 or go to www.leftbank.com.

Affordable Books at the Book Nook. Noon to 4 p.m. 1 Cottage Lane, Twin Pines Park, Belmont. Paperbacks are 3/$1. Trade paperbacks are $1. Hardbacks are $2 and up. Children's books are 25 cents and up. Get $1 off your total purchase during the Summer Concert Series. For more information call 593-5650 or go to www.thefobl.org.

Palo Alto World Music Day. 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Downtown Palo Alto, University Ave. 5th Annual World Music Day Festival. 50 professional and amateur musical groups will perform a wide variety of musical genres: jazz, pop, rock, classical, world music, choral, folkloric dances. All performances free. For more information go to www.pamusicday.org.

Mimi Fox Trio. 4:30 p.m. Douglas Beach House, 307 Mirada Road, Half Moon Bay. $35. For more information go to www.bachddsoc.org.

Father’s Day Dining. 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The Sea by Alexander’s Steakhouse, 4269 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. Prices vary. For more information call 213-1111 or go to www.theseaUSA.com.

TUESDAY, JUNE 18

Uncle Jer’s Bees. 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Uncle Jer will bring live bees, puppets, a multimedia slideshow and honey samples. For more information call 591-8286.

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.

Dancin’ Off the Avenue. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Downtown Burlingame, Park Road at Burlingame Avenue, at the Burlingame Farmers' Market. Live music and dancing, beer and wine garden, pet and family friendly. Free. For more information email burlingamebid@gmail.com.

Write Your Own Book in 2013. 7 p.m. 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. Beth Barany, Creativity Coach and author of ‘The 12 Stages to Writing Your Book’ will give a presentation on writing. Free. For more information call 780-7018 or go to www.redwoodcity.org/library.

FRIDAY, JUNE 21

Teen Summer BBQ and Water Games. Noon. Burgess Park Drive, Menlo Park. Free. This event kicks off the Teen Summer Reading Program, which runs from June 10th to Aug. 16th. For more information call 330-2530.

Affordable Books at the Book Nook. Noon to 4 p.m. 1 Cottage Lane, Twin Pines Park, Belmont. Paperbacks are 3/$1. Trade paperbacks are $1. Hardbacks are $2 and up. Children's books are 25 cents and up. Get $1 off your total purchase during the Summer Concert Series. For more information call 593-5650 or go to www.thefobl.org.

SATURDAY, JUNE 22

Walk with a Doc. Central Park, 50 E. Fifth Ave., San Mateo. A free program of the San Mateo County Medical Association’s Community Service Foundation that encourages healthy physical activity for county residents of all ages. Walkers enjoy one-hour walks with physician volunteers and can ask questions about general health topics along the way. Free. To sign up visit www.smcma.org.

Caregiver University (not for professional caregivers). 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Senior Focus Center, 1720 El Camino Real, Suite 10, Burlingame. Second of two parts: Space limited. Free. To register call 696-3660.

San Carlos Airport Day. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. San Carlos Airport, 620 Airport Drive, San Carlos. Free. This event features aircraft displays, exhibitors and vendors, activities and airplane rides for kids, food trucks and airport tours. For more information call 573-3700.

Affordable Books at the Book Nook. Noon to 4 p.m. 1 Cottage Lane, Twin Pines Park, Belmont. Paperbacks are 3/$1. Trade paperbacks are $1. Hardbacks are $2 and up. Children's books are 25 cents and up. Get $1 off your total purchase during the Summer Concert Series. For more information call 593-5650 or go to www.thefobl.org.

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.

SUNDAY, JUNE 23

Affordable Books at the Book Nook. Noon to 4 p.m. 1 Cottage Lane, Twin Pines Park, Belmont. Paperbacks are 3/$1. Trade paperbacks are $1. Hardbacks are $2 and up. Children's books are 25 cents and up. Get $1 off your total purchase during the Summer Concert Series. For more information call 593-5650 or go to www.thefobl.org.

Mustache Harbor-Yacht Rock. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Free. For more information call 780-7311.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26

Meet the Author: Tim J. Myers. 7 p.m. 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. Free. For more information call 780-7018 or go to www.redwoodcity.org/library.

FRIDAY, JUNE 28

Pride and Joy-Pop/Soul. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Free. For more information call 780-7311.

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.

Magic Dan. 2 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. For more information call 591-8286.

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.

Affordable Books at the Book Nook. Noon to 4 p.m. 1 Cottage Lane, Twin Pines Park, Belmont. Paperbacks are 3/$1. Trade paperbacks are $1. Hardbacks are $2 and up. Children's books are 25 cents and up. Get $1 off your total purchase during the Summer Concert Series. For more information call 593-5650 or go to www.thefobl.org.

The Jerry Vivino Quartet. 4:30 p.m. Douglas Beach House, 307 Mirada Road, Half Moon Bay. $35. For more information go to www.bachddsoc.org.

MONDAY, JULY 1

100 Authors for Literacy Registration Due Date. 100 Authors for Literacy will take place on September 21. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Martin Luther King Center, 725 Mt. Diabloa Ave., San Mateo. Read for 15 minutes and sell your books all day. Registration is $25. The even benefits the Martin Luther King Essay and Poetry Contest. For more information contact Claire Mack and 344-8690 or macattck@aol.com.

THURSDAY, JULY 4

San Mateo County History Museum Presents: ‘An Old-Fashioned Fourth of July’ for Children. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Children will be invited to learn to hand-crank homemade vanilla ice cream and then take a taste. They will also make traditional Independence Day crafts to take home with them. Museum admission will be half-price that day. $2.50 for adults, $1.50 for seniors and students, free for kids five and under. For more information call 299-0104.

Free First Fridays Program. 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 the public without any fees. At 11 a.m., preschool children will be invited to learn about athletics. At 2 p.m., museum docents will lead tours of the Museum for adults. For more information call 299-0104.

FRIDAY, JULY 5

Cash Tribute: Johnny Cash Tribute. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Free. For more information call 780-7311.

SATURDAY, JULY 6

Walk with a Doc. Red Morton Community Park, 1120 Roosevelt Ave., Redwood City. A free program of the San Mateo County Medical Association’s Community Service Foundation that encourages healthy physical activity for county residents of all ages. Walkers enjoy one-hour walks with physician volunteers and can ask questions about general health topics along the way. Free. To sign up visit www.smcma.org.

FRIDAY, JULY 12

Surfin Safari: Beach Boys Tribute. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Free. For more information call 780-7311.

Presentation on Preservation of Family Photos. 1 p.m. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Photgraph Conservator Gawain Weaver makes a presentation on preserving family photographs. Weaver will discuss types of photographs found in family collections, clues to dating them and procedures to preserving them. Free with prices of admission. Admission $5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors. For more information call 299-0104.

THURSDAY, JULY 18

Dancin’ Off the Avenue. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Downtown Burlingame, Park Road at Burlingame Avenue, at the Burlingame Farmers' Market. Live music and dancing, beer and wine garden, pet and family friendly. Free. For more information email burlingamebid@gmail.com.

FRIDAY, JULY 19

Sun Kings: Beatles Tribute. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Free. For more information call 780-7311.

SATURDAY, JULY 20

Half Moon Bay’s 22nd Annual ‘Tour des Fleurs.’ Tour different nursuries, working harbors, and farms in the Bay Area to view flowers and plants. Each tour takes you to 3 different nursuries and there are six tour packages to choose from. Each tour package is $20. For more information on locations of tours and times and to purchase tickets call 726-8380 ext. 100 or go to www.hmbchamber.com.

Walk with a Doc. Orange Memorial Park, 781 Tennis Drive, South San Francisco. A free program of the San Mateo County Medical Association’s Community Service Foundation that encourages healthy physical activity for county residents of all ages. Walkers enjoy one-hour walks with physician volunteers and can ask questions about general health topics along the way. Free. To sign up visit www.smcma.org.

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.

SUNDAY, JULY 21

NorCal Auto Swap Meet. 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. San Mateo Event Center, 2495 Delaware St., San Mateo. $8 adults, kids under 12 free. There will be over 2,000 vendors, featuring collector motorcycles as well. For more information go to www.norcalautoswapmeet.com.

FRIDAY, JULY 26

The West Coast Soul/Blues Review: Pam Hawkins, Roman Carter, and Jackie Payne. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Free. For more information call 780-7311.

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.

SATURDAY, AUG. 3

Walk with a Doc. Leo J. Ryan Memorial Park, Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City. A free program of the San Mateo County Medical Association’s Community Service Foundation that encourages healthy physical activity for county residents of all ages. Walkers enjoy one-hour walks with physician volunteers and can ask questions about general health topics along the way. Next walk on Aug. 17 at Red Morton Park. Free. To sign up visit www.smcma.org.

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.

SUNDAY, AUG. 11

Frank Tusa- Remembering Chet Baker. 4:30 p.m. Douglas Beach House, 307 Mirada Road, Half Moon Bay. $35. For more information go to www.bachddsoc.org.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14.

A Thriving Ecosystem For Your Garden. 7 p.m. 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. Jim Howard will give a presentation on how to transform your garden into a native wildlife habitat for little to no cost. Free. For more information go to www.cnps-scv.org.

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. 17

Walk with a Doc #2. Red Morton Community Park, 1120 Roosevelt Ave., Redwood City. A free program of the San Mateo County Medical Association’s Community Service Foundation that encourages healthy physical activity for county residents of all ages. Walkers enjoy one-hour walks with physician volunteers and can ask questions about general health topics along the way. Free. To sign up visit www.smcma.org.

Drop-Off Electronic Collection. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. City Hall Parking Lot, 610 Foster City Blvd., Foster City. Free. For more information go to www.rethinkwaste.org.

SUNDAY, AUG. 18

Victorian Day at the Old Courthouse. Noon to 4 p.m. 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Free. Activities will include children’s crafts, a Victorian tea and reenactors playing as the great, wealthy reisdents of the Peninsula during the Victorian era. For more information go to www.historysmc.org.

SUNDAY, AUG. 25

The LA All Stars. 4:30 p.m. Douglas Beach House, 307 Mirada Road, Half Moon Bay. $35. For more information go to www.bachddsoc.org.

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.

Grace Kelly Quintet. 4:30 p.m. Douglas Beach House, 307 Mirada Road, Half Moon Bay. $35. For more information go to www.bachddsoc.org.

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.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 19

Dancin’ Off the Avenue. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Downtown Burlingame, Park Road at Burlingame Avenue, at the Burlingame Farmers' Market. Live music and dancing, beer and wine garden, pet and family friendly. Free. For more information email burlingamebid@gmail.com.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 21

100 Authors for Literacy. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Martin Luther King Center, 725 Mt. Diabloa Ave., San Mateo. Read for 15 minutes and sell your books all day. $25 registration fee. For more information call 344-8690.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 22

Carmen Lundy. 4:30 p.m. Douglas Beach House, 307 Mirada Road, Half Moon Bay. $35. For more information go to www.bachddsoc.org.

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.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 29

Vuckovich- Blue Balkan Beyond Category Ensemble. 4:30 p.m. Douglas Beach House, 307 Mirada Road, Half Moon Bay. $35. For more information go to www.bachddsoc.org.

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.

THURSDAY, OCT. 17

Dancin’ Off the Avenue. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Downtown Burlingame, Park Road at Burlingame Avenue, at the Burlingame Farmers' Market. Live music and dancing, beer and wine garden, pet and family friendly. Free. For more information email burlingamebid@gmail.com.

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.

FRIDAY, NOV. 15

San Mateo Harvest Festival. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. San Mateo Event Center, 2495 S. Delaware St., San Mateo. Free. For more information go to www.harvestfestival.com.

SATURDAY, NOV. 16

San Mateo Harvest Festival. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. San Mateo Event Center, 2495 S. Delaware St., San Mateo. Free. For more information go to www.harvestfestival.com.

SUNDAY, NOV. 17

San Mateo Harvest Festival. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. San Mateo Event Center, 2495 S. Delaware St., San Mateo. Free. For more information go to www.harvestfestival.com.

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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