Here are some important things happening around town that everyone should know about during the upcoming weeks.
Friday, Jan. 27. 9:30-11 a.m. The senior center will be having free blood pressure checks for seniors 60 and older. The program is sponsored by Senior Focus, Mills-Peninsula Health Services and the San Mateo County Aging and Adult Services Agency. For more information, call 650-616-7151.
Saturday, Jan. 28. 8:30 a.m. Take a "plunge" in the unheated San Bruno Park Pool for the city's annual Polar Bear Plunge. The event will benefit the Youth Scholarship Fund. The price for the event is $20. For more information, call 650-616-7180.
Saturday, Feb 4. 5:30-8:30 p.m. The annual Father Daughter Dinner Dance will be taking place at the senior center. Spend a special night with your daughter, enjoy a delicious dinner and then dance into the night together. $55 per father-daugther couple and $12 for each additional person. For more information, call 650-616-7180. Tickets sell out fast!
Who's Who and What's What
1. Make sure to check out the city's website to find out about all of the services the various city departments and committees and commissions provide to the San Bruno residents. There, you can find direct phone numbers for most city departments (You can also find direct contact information for city departments here on San Bruno Patch).
2. The Citizens Crime Prevention Committee's January tip relating to school safety is attached.
3. The San Mateo County Mosquito & Vector Control District (650-344-8592) reminds San Bruno residents that mosquitoes breed year-round and when you are out early or late in the day, it is a good practice to use DEET containing defense screens. The vector district's November-December 2011 Monthly Entomology Report summarizing recent and ongoing activities, as well as offering a DEET DEFENSE tip, is attached.