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Here is information on some of the events and programs in our community. NOTE: Community Posts are not sponsored by or affiliated with the SCSD. (Most recent listed first.)

Community Partners

Support the San Carlos schools by attending the San Carlos Chicken’s Ball show!
What is the Chicken's Ball? It's live entertainment full of song, dance, and skits telling stories of San Francisco's historic Barbory Coast. It's a San Carlos tradition, dating back to 1940, and the longest running PTA fundraiser. Gather your friends for a rousing good time for this year's show "Time Stands Still: A Revue of Broadway Here and There." Show dates: April 20-22, and April 27-29 evening and matinees For tickets and information www.chickensball.org
Fun Summer Camp: Arts &Crafts and Yoga
July 30 - August 3, 2018. Week long summer camp with creative art projects and yoga. 9 am - 1pm. Ages 5-10. Location: White Oaks Elementary school. This camp offers a fun, positive, and supportive environment. Taught by certified Children's Yoga Instructor. www.cityofsancarlos.org/register 650 802 4382 $225 residents $245 non-residents For more questions please email: karinsargis@yahoo.com
Kids' Night Out on Friday, April 20th from 6-9pm!
Join us for Kids Night Out on Friday, April 20th from 6-9pm! Drop off your kids (ages 5-10 yrs) at the San Carlos Youth Center, while parents enjoy an evening out. Children will participate in organized crafts, activities, and games. Pizza dinner is included! Children will be supervised by Youth Center Staff. Advanced ticket purchase required $25/child, $20/siblings. Register online at www.cityofsancarlos.org/register.

Enroll now for Wizbots Robotics & Coding Summer Camps in San Carlos!

Wizbots Robotics Summer Camp is the best place for girls and boys to learn the art & science of building and coding robots. Using LEGO and Java, your child will tackle new projects, use creativity and problem-solving, and learn engineering, programming, math, and physics in a completely hands-on, collaborative way. We offer affordable half day, full day, and extended care. Our fun camps are conveniently located at Arroyo School from June 18 - August 3. Learn more and enroll at wizbots.com/camp.

Register for Summer Auditions
Kids 8-14 are invited to join the cast of this summer's San Carlos Children's Theater musical comedy HONK JR! No prior experience is needed. SCCT strives to cast all students who audition and are able to meet rehearsal and performance calendar requirements. Auditions will be held May 3 & 4 to cast performers in suitable roles. Sign up for your audition spot today and take advantage of the early bird discount. Get complete details at www.SanCarlosChildrensTheater.com.
Skyhawks Summer Sports Camps
Skyhawks Summer Sports Camps begin in San Carlos on June 18th. From the beginning athlete to the more advanced, we've got something for everyone! Camps are open to kids ages 4-12. Sign up and give your child a great summer sports experience! Register through the San Carlos Parks and Recreation Department or at www.Skyhawks.com. See you this summer!
CAMP GALILEO AND SUMMER QUEST – June 18- August 3, 2018
CREATE SOMETHING EXTRAORDINARY THIS SUMMER. Camp Galileo and Galileo Summer Quest location will be back at Arundel School, in partnership with SMART-E & SCSD. Camp G campers will engineer inventions like aerodynamic water rockets, slingshot cars; craft extraordinary works of art like glowing neon signs &magical, multicolor monsters. 5th-8th graders will dive deep into Robot Pet, Virtual Reality, Go-Kart Builders & more. To enroll and for financial aid info: www.galileo-camps.com.
After-School Theater Fun
Get set for giggles this spring in the newest pint-sized class production from San Carlos Children's Theater -- CINDERELLA OUTGROWS THE GLASS SLIPPER! Performers ages 7-10 learn theater basics while enjoying the excitement of performing a mixed-up, silly script in which Cinderella dreams about becoming a veterinarian. Classes held Mondays April 16 - June 11. Details: www.SanCarlosChildrensTheater.com
Rock Band Summer
Camp Rock Band Summer Camp with Hummingbird Music School is returning this summer! EXPLORE THE WORLD OF MUSIC AT ROCK BAND CAMP. Campers are immersed in live music and performance, experiencing what it’s like to be in a rock band with fellow musicians and bandmates. Campers together form a band, attend daily band rehearsals, participate in music workshops, and perform with their band in a live showcase at the end of the week. All levels welcome! Sessions: July 16-20 and July 30-August 3 at Arroyo School in partnership with SMART-E. http://hummingbirdmusicschool.com/summer-camp

Other Community News

Note: Community Posts are not sponsored by or affiliated with the SCSD.

Sign up for San Carlos Youth United!

Does your son or daughter age 3-9 love to play soccer! Join our new SCU Youth United program for weekly clinics in an age appropriate, fun learning environment. This program runs April 22nd - May 27th. Three different age-based programs are available.

For more details and to sign up, please visit http://www.sancarlosunited.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/442/2018/04/SCU-Youth-United-Flyer.pdf


Don't Miss Out on the Peninsula's Best Summer Hoop Camp!

Team Esface PrimeTime Hoop Camp:

Tailored for boys and girls ages 6 - 14, PrimeTime Hoop Camp gives players the opportunity to build their mind, body and skill throughout the week by working with our passionate, experienced coaching staff. The PrimeTime features: Skill Development, Competitive games and Team Esface University, where our athletes can become students of the game and learn life lessons and basketball IQ.

Sign up today at teamesface.com/camp


Summer Creative Writing Camp--still time to register!

Peninsula Young Writers Summer Workshops 2018

Join us for our 14th summer of creative writing fun!

A few spaces left in our Ecology and Food workshops Sessions 2-4

Two age groups: 8-10 year olds and 11-14 year olds, (entering 3rd through 9th graders)

Location: Redwood City

Times: Half-day sessions, 9 am-noon or 1-4 pm; Full-day sessions 9 am -3 pm.

Dates: Sessions from June 18 – July 13, 2018

Website: www.peninsulayoungwriters.org


Private Piano Instruction

My name is Susan Jackson and I am a credentialed Music Teacher in the state of California. I am offering Piano Lessons, theory and general music lessons to all ages and abilities (including beginners). I have more than 20 years experience and I am interested in offering lessons after school and weekends. I currently have openings and am available to teach. Please refer to my website for more information. http://www.susanjacksonpianoinstruction.com - 650/326-3520 or susan318jackson@gmail.com.


Come Join the Fun with the San Francisco Boys Chorus San Mateo Rehearsal Site

SAN FRANCISCO BOYS CHORUS Chorus Auditions on MAY 12, 2018 at our San Mateo Training Center

First Congregational Church, San Mateo To sign up or for more information: www.sfbc.org/auditions o

Why San Francisco Boys Chorus? The Boys Chorus offers exceptional musical training and amazing performances opportunities. The boys in the Chorus tell us how much they enjoy singing and making friends. Parents appreciate the positive effects the Chorus has in building confidence and musical skills.


Riley Run 2018 – Time to Register!
Riley Norton was a Brittan Acres and CMS student who was loved by family and friends in San Carlos and beyond. Every year we honor and remember him with a 5K run around San Carlos. This year's event will be held on April 21st at 4 pm at the upper playground at Brittan Acres. If you would like to run and/or support his charities, Children's Heart Foundation and Camp Taylor, please send an e-mail to us at rileyrun1101@gmail.com and we will help you register.
PHS/SPCA ‘Be Kind to Animals Week’ Art Contest
Who can enter?
San Mateo County students in grades 1-12.
Details: Artwork should be on paper no larger than 28 x 22”.
Please label the back of your artwork with the following:
Name/Address/School & Grade/Contact Email & Phone Number.
Drop off artwork during regular business hours to the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Lantos Center for Compassion at 1450 Rollins Road, Burlingame during the week of April 29th to May 6th.
Rock the Block: Family Fun Run and Fitness After-Party
Sunday, April 15, 2018 * 1:00 - 3:30 pm * PJCC, 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster city Introduce kids to the world of exercise, outdoor recreation, and healthy fun! After we ‘rock the block,’ enjoy activities co-sponsored with Kaiser Permanente that promote fitness, health, nutrition, and safety. Don’t miss the fun-filled community event where everyone’s a winner! For more information and to register: https://pjcc.org/programs/rock-the-block/.
Kidizens Young Mayors Summer Camps 2018 – Register Today!
Kidizens Lego Summer Camp For The Bay Area
Would you like to build and be the Mayor of an entire city of LEGOs?
Would you like to leverage your love of LEGOs to learn critical real-life lessons and strategies? Join us for one to two weeks of fun and responsibility at our very popular Kidizens Summer Camps in Belmont. Kidizens inspires students to become good citizens and future leaders, one LEGO brick at a time. Camps available for grade K-6.
KAMPARAMA SUMMER CAMP June 18th-August 17th
Did you know that the popular "After School" program runs a fun summer camp? Sign up now for Kamparama & hurry, early bird pricing ends April 5th. Our 2-week themes incorporate daily STEM, Creative Play & Movement, weekly Field trips to Rockin' Jump, Giants games, Aqua Adventure, movies, parks (BBQ), Gilroy Gardens & more! We feature water days, wheels days, bounce house days & ice cream truck visits. And we provide lunch to campers twice a week. To sign up or learn more go to Kamparama.com
Rock the Block: Family Fun Run and Fitness After-Party
Sunday, April 15, 2018 * 1:00 - 3:30 pm * PJCC, 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster city
Introduce kids to the world of exercise, outdoor recreation, and healthy fun! After we ‘rock the block,’ enjoy activities co-sponsored with Kaiser Permanente that promote fitness, health, nutrition, and safety. Don’t miss the fun-filled community event where everyone’s a winner! For more information and to register: https://pjcc.org/programs/rock-the-block/
Register today for Summer at Stanford with Camp Cardinal!
Summer registration is NOW OPEN for Camp Cardinal at Stanford. We have All-Sports Camp (think new skills, field trips, and swimming!), Horseback riding, LEGO camps, and more. Take a look at our website at recreation.stanford.edu/summer for in depth descriptions and to learn more. REGISTER NOW - our programs do fill up! If you have questions, please email Liz Abell, Asst. Director of Youth Programs, at labell@stanford.edu
See you soon! Go Cards!
Legends Baseball Summer Camp
Don't miss out on this Legendary summer camp!!
Private & small group instruction, along with innovative skill-building games and coaching methods, make Legends the perfect camp for kids to develop their skills, build confidence, and form new friendships... all in a safe, motivating and fun environment!
Dates: Weekly camps: June 18th – August 10th
Locations: M-A High School and Redwood City
Ages: 6-12yrs
To learn more & register: http://www.menloparklegends.com/camps
San Carlos AYSO Spring Academy registration is now open!
Spring Academy Aptil 2nd - May 27th! Come join us for 8 weeks of skills and drills designed to get your player moving during the Spring in preparation for the Fall. For $60, 5 and 6U players will get an hour per week of drills. For $120, 7/8/10/12U players will get a training session during the week and an open scrimmage on Sunday. For $120, 14U+ players will get 2 training sessions with scrimmages under the lights! Sign up now to reserve your spot at www.sancarlosayso.org.
Voting in San Mateo County is Changing in June!
The Voter’s Choice Act will go into effect for the June 5, 2018 election. As a result, all registered voters in the county will receive a mail-in ballot in May. Voters can mail it back in the postage-paid envelope they receive with the ballot, take it to a secure Ballot Drop-Off Box, or drop it off at any of the County’s Vote Centers. They can also register to vote and vote in any Vote Center in the county. Look for a list of Ballot Drop-Off Boxes and Vote Centers at smcacre.org soon. Remember: don't throw away your ballot as it has valuable information on how, where, and when to vote!
This message brought to you by the League of Women Voters of North & Central San Mateo County and San Francisco Peninsula People Power.
Writing Classes for Elementary and Middle School Students
Sentence Center helps students become better writers. We offer writing classes for elementary and middle school students in which we teach composition, organization, and elaboration in small groups. In addition, students will improve their grammar and sentence structure, build a stronger vocabulary, and feel more confident as emerging writers. Read our reviews at https://www.yelp.com/biz/sentence-center-burlingame
View our Spring Session flyer: https://goo.gl/Tt19cW
Hiller Aviation Museum – Airport Runway Run
The second annual 2k/5k/10k Airport Runway Run will be held April 22, 2018, benefiting the Hiller Aviation Museum. The kids/family 2K takes place nearly entirely on the airport runway. All entrants receive a t-shirt and admission to the Museum for the day. Post-race fair includes a bounce house. For more information and to register, visit https://www.hiller.org/event/airport-runway-run/
Nazareth Ice Oasis San Mateo is now open!
- Public Skating: Sessions every day from 3 to 5 PM
- Figure Skating: Intro to Advanced Level Classes for all ages! Group & Private Lessons to fit every skill level from professional instructors New Sessions Starting! January 6th, Saturdays and January 9th, Tuesdays
- Youth Hockey: Intro Classes, In-House Hockey, Travel Teams and Youth League
- Special Events: Birthday Parties, Private and Corporate Events
Golden State Taekwondo – 2 for 1 Offer
Golden State Taekwondo is one of the oldest and most respected martial arts schools in the San Francisco Bay Area. We have trained thousands of children and adults over the years, building character, strength and fostering community. In celebration of the opening our new location in San Mateo, we are offering a limited time 2 for 1 special. Click HERE to find out more about the special. Click HERE for our website.
Year-round Club-level Soccer Training for Kids aged 3-9
“The Bay area’s #1 Youth Soccer Development Program for 3-9 year olds”
For More Information http://forcenorth.com
  • Open Registration: Every Child is Welcome
  • Develops coordination, motor skills and agility applicable to all sports
  • Soccer Specific technical development
  • Provides training to later play in competitive leagues
Starting a San Carlos Engineering and Technology Club
Interested in being part of an engineering and technology club for San Carlos students? We will meet once a week and work in teams on robotics, aerospace, technology entrepreneurship programs, in partnership with the global STEM education nonprofit, Iridescent. Contact Tara@IridescentLearning.org
After School Music Classes with Hummingbird Music School!
After-school music classes for all grade levels. For more information, visit: http://hummingbirdmusicschool.com/after-school/
Sign up for Kidz Love Soccer
Kids Love Soccer is designed especially for younger kids from 2-10 years of ages. We have 5 different levels according to their age. It's a non-competitive activity where we use imaginative games which allow kids to learn soccer skills and build their confidence in a fun and energetic environment. In this way, KLS is a physical activity and also helps kids develop their social skills and personal character. We use a proven curriculum that we been teaching for 30 years. Call 1-888-277-9542.
Broadway Babies Kids Act, Sing, Dance, Play
Hello we are a brand new musical theatre dance studio located at 1101 Laurel St. in San Carlos. We celebrate and train your budding musical theater artist! We offer performing arts training for preschool through college aged students, along with a wide variety of dance classes, birthday parties, playgroups, & special events. Registration for our school year classes is now open at http://broadwaybabiesandkids.com/.
Looking forward to dancing and singing with you all.
Music Lessons with MidPeninsula Music Academy
MidPeninsula Music Academy - Creating a Community of Musical Learning and Sharing
We offer private lessons on Violin, Viola, Cello, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Voice, Guitar (classical and pop/rock), ukulele, Piano, and Songwriting.
We offer multiple student recitals each year as well as faculty concerts throughout the community. Our faculty is all patient and kind teachers hoping to instill a love of music in all of their students!
We're located on Woodside Rd. in Redwood City
EFBA French Education in the Bay Area
EFBA is a WASC accredited part time school that offers French classes to French-native (francophone) and non-native (Anglophone) speakers in Heather school! The French courses are based on age and language level from K to 5th grade. IN SHORT Affordable prices starting at $1 990/year Small groups: 1 teacher for 7 students All year round: 81 hours | 27 weeks Class session: 1.5 hours | 2x a week Learn more and sign up: https://efba.us