Things To Know: League of Women Voters Holds Council Candidate Forum October 2nd
FEATURE SUBJECT: As detailed below on the individual Sundays, the San Bruno Chamber of Commerce, as a public service, (1) has invited your local legislators to staff their own booths and let you discuss your concerns; (2) has invited the 4 San Bruno City Council candidates to staff their own booths and let you hear where they stand on those subject near and dear to you; and (3) has invited the 4 San Bruno Park School District Board candidates to staff their own booths and let you hear first-hand, if elected, how each will assist in providing your (and San Bruno school) children with the best education possible, and provide them with the needed learning resources. After hearing their presentations on 3 consecutive Sundays, please visit many of our GREAT & returning vendors.
Mondays, Tuesdays, & Wednesdays – Homework Center – 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thursdays – 1:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. The Homework Center is a free, drop-in program for students in grades K-8. Students and parents must sign a registration form before a student attends. The Homework Center provides students with computers to complete assignments, access to online tutoring and an atmosphere conducive to studying, as well as homework help as time permits. It is recommended that parents of children younger than 10 years old remain in the library building while the child is at the Center. The Homework Center does not provide after-school-care or one-on-one tutoring. For more information about the Homework Center, contact the library at 650-616-7078.
Friday, September 27 - Senior Scam Stopper Seminar – hosted by State Senator Jerry Hill, State Assemblymembers Richard Gordon & Kevin Mullin along with Contractors State License Board and Seniors Against Investment Fraud. 1 – 3 p.m. Veterans Memorial Senior Center, 1455 Madison Avenue, Redwood City. FREE – Walk-ins welcome, but please RSVP by calling Senator Hill’s office 650-212-3313
Friday, September 27 - Movies in the Park near the tennis courts – “Wreck it Ralph” (PG). This is the Family Overnight in the Park. Movie at approximately dusk Info: 616-7017. When registering: Code 5597.401 Bring your family out to San Bruno City Park and enjoy a hot dog BBQ, watch a movie in the park and then sleep over in the park in your tent. Each family should bring a tent to sleep in, sleeping bags, flashlights, and warm clothes. All children under 18 years of age MUST be accompanied by an adult. Info: Jennie at 616-7184.
Saturday, September 28 - National Public Lands Day – This year, we celebrate the 20th anniversary of National Public Lands Day, the nation’s largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance the public lands Americans enjoy. A variety of projects to improve local trails are being planned. For more information on work projects, 215 Bay Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 (650) 321-5812 info@SupportParks.org www.SupportParks.org
Saturday, September 28 San Bruno AYSO Soccer Games at Crestmoor field on Cortland – 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. www.SanBrunoAYSO.org Team sponsors are still needed.
Sunday, September 29 - The Chamber’s “How Much Does This LARGE Pumpkin Weigh” contest begins and runs thru Sunday October 27th. Contact: San Bruno Chamber 650-588-0180 for details. Flier attached
Tuesday, October 1 - 2013 Tastes of San Bruno – 6 – 8 p.m. San Bruno Recreation Center. The San Bruno Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Tastes of San Bruno – Info: 650-588-0180 To purchase tickets on line GOTO www.tastesofsanbruno2013.eventbrite.com
Wednesday, October 2 - San Bruno Council Candidate Debate – League of Woman’s Voters will be hosting a debate at the San Bruno Senior Center 1555 Crystal Springs Road 7:00 p.m. For more candidate info GOTO: http://smartvoter.org/2013/11/05/ca/sm/race/5158/
Saturday, October 5 - Take A Hike – San Pedro Valley Park, Oddstad Boulevard, Pacifica, CA. This month this series of hikes takes participants on guided tours of a County Park. Just bring water, dress in layers and wear comfortable shoes; we’ll supply the beauty and fresh air courtesy of our San Mateo County Parks. Hikes are 2-3 miles long and are led by volunteers familiar with the trails. Hikes start at 9 a.m. and last less than 2 hours.About Take A Hike
Take A Hike encourages you to discover a County Park on the first Saturday each month, April through October (except Sunday, May 5th). Participants learn about local parks and are encouraged to use the trails to stay active and healthy. This year’s schedule features one park that was not included in prior seasons.
Hikes begin at 9 a.m. and are between one to three miles long. Plan to spend at least 45 minutes for this activity. Rangers and volunteers lead the hikes and provide information about park history and the local habitat. Bring water, dress in layers and wear comfortable shoes. We supply the beauty and fresh air courtesy our San Mateo County parks.
Most hikes begin at the park’s main parking lot. Check back here for detailed information about the hike approximately three weeks prior. For additional information about Take A Hike, please call (650) 599-1005. All ages are welcome. www.SMCoParks.org/TakeAHike
Saturday, October 5 - San Bruno AYSO Soccer Games at Crestmoor field on Cortland – 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. www.SanBrunoAYSO.org Team sponsors are still needed.
Sunday, October 6 - A Special Legislative Day is being planned for Sunday October 6 to which the Chamber has invited the following: California State Senator Jerry Hill or his representative, California Assemblyman Kevin Mullin or his representative, San Mateo County Supervisor Dave Pine or his representative, and San Bruno Mayor Jim Ruane. This is your opportunity to talk one on one with these candidates.
Thursday, October 10 - VFW 2517 San Bruno – Join the VFW – Membership is FREE the first year. Meeting 2nd Thursday of each month 618 San Mateo Avenue (Fireman’s Hall). Info: Bob 650-231-2007 or Paul at firstname.lastname@example.org Refreshments served.
Saturday, October 12 - San Bruno Arbor Day Celebration – Come help the City green up San Bruno and plant a tree in the 7th Avenue Park – on 7th Avenue between Angus and Pine Avenues.
Hand deliver the following information to the San Bruno Recreation Center, 251 City Park Way or mail it to Arbor Day Celebration – 567 El Camino Real San Bruno CA 94066
Saturday, October 12 - San Bruno AYSO Soccer Games at Crestmoor field on Cortland – 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. www.SanBrunoAYSO.org Team sponsors are still needed.
Sunday, October 13 - A Special San Bruno City Council Candidate Day is being planned for Sunday October 13th to which the Chamber has invited the following: Ken Ibarra, Andrew Mason, Marty Medina, and Rico Medina. This is your opportunity to talk one on one with these candidates.
Sunday, October 20th - A Special San Bruno Park School Board Candidate Day is being planned for Sunday October 20th to which the Chamber has invited the following: Patrick Flynn, John Marinos, Henry Sanchez, and Chuck Zelnick. This is your opportunity to talk one on one with these candidates. For more info GOTO: http://smartvoter.org/2013/11/05/ca/sm/race/5032/
Thursday October 24th AND Friday October 25th (must attend BOTH days) - AARP Drivers Safety Program – 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. AARP & San Bruno Senior Center sponsors a refresher-driving course for adults 50 and over. Cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-AARP members for the two 4-hour sessions. Must attend BOTH sessions. Call Senior Center 616-7150 to register.
Friday Oct 25th & Saturday Oct 26th AND Wednesday Oct 30th & Thursday Oct 31st - Unheard Footsteps – A Haunted House - The halls of the San Bruno Park Pool will be transformed into a Haunted House. Tickets on sale now at San Bruno Recreation Center $4.00 before October 24th - $5.00 after October 24th. Recommended Ages 7 & up. Info: 616-7180. www.bayareahauntedhouse.com
San Bruno AYSO Soccer Games at Crestmoor field on Cortland – 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. www.SanBrunoAYSO.org Team sponsors are still needed.
Wednesday October 30th – Goblin Grotto – San Bruno Recreation Center Gym
For children 10 & under – all children must be accompanied by an adult $7.00 per child
Group 1 – 5:30-6:15 p.m. GROUP 1 – Orange Ticket
Group 2 – 6:45-7:30 p.m. GROUP 2 – Green Ticket
Pre-Registration IS REQUIRED
Come in costume for Trick-or-Treating, play carnival games, and be enchanted by storytelling! Trick-or-treat bags provided.
NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD will be sold at the door or on-line.
IN CASE YOU MISS THIS:
Wednesday September 25th the four San Bruno City Council candidates participated in a forum at Shelter Creek.
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When you see GRAFFITI – report it to email@example.com or call 616-7141
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The San Mateo County Mosquito & Vector Control District continues to remind all residents to continue to dump all standing water, so there are fewer possible locations where mosquitoes may breed.
Questions or concerns about how the District is working to prevent mosquito breeding and to curtail the possible spread of WNV can be obtained by contacting District Manager Robert Gay at 650-344-8952. Additional info: http://www.cdc.gov/westnile/index.html The District’s Monthly Report is posted here: http://www.smcmad.org/entomology_reports.htm Select the month of interest. The reports are usually uploaded the month after the cover date. Usually there is no August report and sometimes there is no November report. Questions on items in the reports should be directed to District Manager Robert Gay 344-8592. Mr. Gay is available to speak to your group or organization on the District’s programs.