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Things To Know: Lions Field Gets Re-Dedicated on Saturday

Also, don't forget about the next Movie in the Park, Family Overnight in the Park and the opening of the homework center at the library.

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

Today, Dusk - Movies in the Park will start at dusk at the tennis courts with “Puss in Boots” followed by the Family Overnighter.  Bring your tent, sleeping bags, warm clothes.  Breakfast will be served Saturday morning.   Flier attached. Info: Jennie at 650-616-7184.

Saturday, Sept. 22. Join the San Bruno community at 9:30 a.m. to dedicate the newly converted Lions Field to a year-round athletic facility. Drive to the south end of 3rd or 1st Avenues.

Sunday, Sept 23. 9 am-1 pm. The weekly Sunday Farmers' Market will take place on El Camino Real in front of The Shops at Tanforan. The special
“event” of the day will be “Enter to win a bag of seasonal produce”.  Find Ashley, the PCFMA Sunday on site market manager wearing the yellow shirt or jacket for an entry form.  Winner will be drawn at 1:00 p.m.  Application for a booth rental attached.  Info: PCFMA 925-825-9090 or the San Bruno Chamber of Commerce 588-0180.

Monday, Sept. 24. Starting today (Mondays), Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 3-6 p.m. and from 1:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays, the San Bruno Library Homework Center will be open in the Community Room and it is FREE and open to students in grades K-8. Students and parents must sign a registration form (available in the children’s room) before a student uses the Homework Center. It is recommended that parents of children younger than 10 years old remain in the library building while their child is at the Center. The Homework Center will provide computers to complete assignments, access to online tutoring, and a Homework Center Site Manager will create an atmosphere conducive to studying, as well as help children complete their homework, as time permits. The Homework Center does NOT provide one-on-one tutoring. Info: 616-7078 or sbpl@plsinfo.org.

Tuesday, Sept. 25. Get your Flu Shot sponsored by Sutter Care at Home from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the San Bruno Senior Center. Flu vaccinations for seniors who do not belong to an HMO or Medical Advantage plan will be available. HMO seniors and all non-seniors will be charged $25 for a vaccination. Please remember to bring your Medicaid card for billing.

Tuesday, Sept. 25.  7:00 p.m. Attend today’s Council meeting at the San Bruno Senior Center on Crystal Springs.  Here is your time to address the Council on your concerns and to see your San Bruno government in action.

Wednesday, Sept. 26. 11:15-11:45 am. The San Bruno library will hold another baby story time in the Children’s Room. Babies learn the shape of a book and that it means something fun. No signup required. For more information, call Raquel Metcalfe at 650-616-7078.

Wednesday, Sept. 26. Talk Like A Pirate Day starts at 4 p.m. in the library with a rollicking sing-along musical story time starring special guest Thom Bail from the famous Pacifica Library musical story time series. Practice your Arrrrghs and Ahoy Me Hearties. Costumes welcome.

Thursday, Sept. 27. 11:15-11:45 am. The San Bruno library will hold another Itsy-Bitsy story time, which is recommended for kids ages 18 months to 3 years old. For more information, email sbpl@plsinfo.org.

Upcoming Events So You Can Plan Accordingly

Friday, Sept. 28. At dusk - Movie in the Park “Hugo”.  This is the final movie of the season.   Info: Jennie at 650-616-7184.

Tuesday, Oct 2. SAVE THIS DATE for this year's Tastes of San Bruno sponsored by the San Bruno Chamber of Commerce. The restaurant participation application and updated flier listing the first few of the participating restaurants is attached. For more information, call 650-588-0180 or visit www.sanbrunochamber.com.  Tickets can be purchased at the chamber at 618 San Mateo Ave. or online at Eventbrite.

Who's Who and What's What

1. Are YOU a San Mateo Avenue Business?  Councilwoman Irene O'Connell reports that the City along with its Beautification Task Force and the Chamber of Commerce are asking for businesses on San Mateo Avenue to sponsor a tree pot along the Avenue - to water and weed it. Diddalidoo (see photos attached) and  Never Too Latte have agreed to sponsor theirs and we will be asking others soon. If you are a business that would like to join in (or know of a business who would like to join in), please have them call me at 589-9985 or email me at IOConnell@ci.sanbruno.ca.us.

2. PG&E’s high pressure 24 inch in diameter gas line 101 that runs parallel to the 7th Avenue property lines just east of their property has been observed with a small section uncovered. On Tuesday September 11th representatives from most of the agencies needing to OK the permits before work can begin met on site. Verbal approval was given to erect a temporary fence along the inner road to help protect the exposed line 101 pipe section from damage from falling items off of vehicles while the inspection and repair work begins. We are not able yet to being able to report that the work has actually started.

3. The San Mateo County Mosquito & Vector Control District reminds residents that this is the HIGH POINT in the West Nile Virus season. Dump all Standing Water. Report Freshly Killed Birds and Squirrels to 1-877-WNV-BIRD.  The newly re-designed monthly District Report (formerly the Entomology Report) for July-August 2012 is attached.

4. You can blog for the San Bruno Patch. You don’t have to be a great writer or a journalist to blog and there are no rules about how often you blog or what you write about. There are more than 18,000 Local Voices blogging on Patches across the country. This is a great opportunity for us to get the word out about what we are doing and what you are doing in and around our community. If you know others who might be interested,
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John Hanson September 24, 2012 at 07:38 PM
Thank You San Bruno Lions for the new field and also supporting our Schools. I was wonder if the City made a donation also towards the Field?
Chris Kiely September 24, 2012 at 08:13 PM
It has been called Lion's Field for decades, and it's a city park. As far as I know, the city paid for the current installation of artificial turf.
John Hanson September 24, 2012 at 08:27 PM
Thanks Chris, but I thought I heard the Lions were donating the money for the new Field.
Chris Kiely September 24, 2012 at 08:30 PM
Could be, I know the City was looking to fill a gap between the $$$ they had, and what they needed. Anyone out there know the specific? I know the Lions were instrumental in creating the field in the first place.

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