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Things To Know: Summer Reading Club Kicks Off at Library

Also, don't forget about Assemblyman Jerry Hill's seminar for restaurant owners and hospitality industry workers and the Dark Sky Star Party at the library.

Here are some important things happening around town that everyone should know about this upcoming week.

Today. Assemblyman Jerry Hill and California State Controller John Chiang invite you to a free seminar for restaurant owners and the hospitality industry from 2 to 4 p.m. at the College of San Mateo, College Center, Building 10, Room 195, 1700 West Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo. Registration begins at 1:30. For more information, call 650-349-1900.

Saturday, June 16-July 31. Registration for the library's summer reading club began on June 9. This year's theme is "Dream Big." The kick-off event will be on Wednesday, June 20.  For more information, visit the city's website.

Sunday, June 17. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The San Bruno Chamber of Commerce will hold its farmers' market at its new location in the parking lot of The Shops at Tanforan, just north of the El Camino Real entrance. The market is held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Sundays.

Monday, June 18-July 20.  Summer at Serra, which offers co-ed academics for the summer, will take place.  A flier with more information is attached.

Tuesday, June 19. Join and attend the S.O.S. (Save Our Schools) committee meeting from 6:30-8 p.m. every Tuesday night during the summer at the Veteran's Memorial Building in the community room. For more information, contact Suzanne Correia, president of the San Bruno PTA Council, at 650-219-9665 or smscorrea@yahoo.com.

Tuesday, June 19. The San Mateo County Mosquito & Vector Control District will be convening a public scoping meeting on June 19, 2012 to receive agency and public comment on the scope of analysis and PEIR content for the proposed Program in the County of San Mateo, California. Date/time and location are as follows: Tuesday, June 19, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the library. For more information, call 650-344-8592.

Wednesday, June 20. Attend the First Day of Summer Dark Sky Star Party from 8-10 p.m. in the library community room and courtyard. Enjoy popcorn, space cartoons and NASA short films until 9:15 p.m., then look through telescopes at the stars.

Upcoming Events So You Can Plan Accordingly

Friday, June 22.  Join others from 1 to 3 p.m. in the library children’s room for origami, paper bag puppets and other crafts.

Who's Who and What's What

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2. The San Mateo County Mosquito & Vector Control District is pleased to share their two posters on ticks.

3. BART recently rebid its parking permit management contract and has awarded the new contract to Select-a-Spot, LLC, effective July 1. BART patrons with parking permit accounts as well as those on station parking permit waiting lists should expect to receive an email from the BART Parking Division. This email will be distributed by the new vendor on BART's behalf and be formally notifying patrons of the change in the parking permit vendor, and providing them information on the transition process from the current vendor to the new parking permit vendor. For more information on this subject, please visit www.select-a-spot.com/bart/.

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