Things to Know: Baby World Grand Opening, New Downtown Business

Here are 13 things every San Bruno resident should know about for the coming week.

Here are some important things happening around San Bruno that everyone should know about this coming week or so.


Saturday, July 16. 8:30 a.m. The city's first-ever youth triathlon will take place at . Twenty-seven kids from ages 5 to 15 have signed up and will be biking, swimming and running around the park to see who has the most endurance. For more information, call Jennie at 650-616-7184.

Saturday, July 16. 10:00 a.m. Grand opening of at 556 San Mateo Ave. For more information, call 650-588-7644.

Sunday, July 17. 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Sunday's farmers' market will include Cooking at the Market and Bicycle Inspection Day. Free parking will be provided at the Bank of America and Citibank lots.

Tuesday, July 19, and Thursday, July 21. 10 a.m. Watch your favorite family movie on the big screen at Century Theater at Tanforan for only $1. Charlotte's Web (G) will be showing.

Wednesday, July 20. 1-2 p.m. Kids can enjoy Mad Science - pH-antastic pHun as part of Tanforan's summer mall camp. The activity will take place on the lower level of the mall by Old Navy. Registration is not required. Simply show up and be ready to have a good time.

Thursday, July 21. 4-5 p.m. The will be holding a teen program called Make Your Own Anything Book. Don't buy a boring notebook or photo album at the store! Learn how to make your own travel journal, scrapbook, dream trip planner, "anything" journal in this fun, hands-on craft program. All participants will leave with their own personalized and totally unique journal. Pre-registration required at the library. Free. For ages 13-18.

Events Beyond This Week...So You Can Plan Properly

Saturday, July 23. 2:30-4 p.m. Create a book with Tikatok, a cool kids writing app on NOOK Color. Activity will be held in front of .

Friday, July 29. 6 p.m. Summer Concerts in the Park. Just
for Kicks and West Bay Rhythm, a classic rock and soul band, will be performing at City Park near the gazebo.

Sunday, July 31. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The Clean Sweep Flea Market will take place at City Park. Spaces must be reserved ahead of time. The event is open to the public. For more information, call the city's recreation department at 650-616-7180.

Who's Who and What's What

1. The recently held a presentation for the Parks and Recreation Department's summer program, where numerous young children learned about fire safety and got to inspect a fire engine from Station 51.

2. Art For KIDS at 445 San Mateo Ave. is a new business that just opened downtown that is geared toward kids ages 3 to 16 years old. It provides the following: open studio, art supplies, birthday parties, and craft classes.

In Case You Missed This

3. On July 4, many properties in the Belle Air neighborhood were adorned with American flags all day thanks to Claudia Hurtado and Lupis Fernandez-Terlau of .

4. At the July 10 downtown farmers' market, Erica Emme, the Cookin' the Market program assistant from the Pacific Coast Farmers' Market Association, explained the benefits of the various fruits and vegetables and offered ways to prepare the various items.  The website Cookinthemarket.com has recipes and a lot of information about fruits and vegetables.

Erica recently relocated to the Bay Area from chilly, snowy Chicago. In addition to her passion for food and farms, Erica brings experience as a specialty food retail manager and culinary educator. She graduated from Northwestern University with degrees in communication and French and is now enrolled in the Bauman College Natural Chef program where she is learning to integrate wonderful food and amazing nutrition.

Having lived abroad for most of her life with access to amazing European farmers’ markets, she is very excited to now call the Bay Area home. 

Also, the farmers' market has started a punch card program. If you spend the minimum amount on a Sunday, you can get a punch on your card. And if you collect various levels of punches you can win prizes.


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