Please find information here on some of the events and programs in our community. (Note: Community posts are not sponsored by or affiliated with the San Carlos School District.)
Meet Jen Wang, creator of The Prince and the Dressmaker at San Carlos Library
Jen Wang’s newest book is The Prince and the Dressmaker. She is the creator of Koko Be Good and the graphic novel In Real Life, and adaptation of For the Win. Join us for this author talk at San Carlos Library on Saturday, February 24th from 2pm-3pm.
This author talk is a Peninsula Libraries Comic Art Festival event.
President’s Week Art Camp is February 19 – 23 at Create Mix and Mingle!
Create Mix and Mingle in San Mateo – an Art studio where kids unleash their creative sides during relaxed art camp & classes. Kids in K-8 grade can enjoy painting and mixed-media classes & camps that help budding artists improve and learn. Register at https://createmixandmingle.com/kids-art-camps or call 650-434-2781
Presidents Week Tennis Camp! February 19-23rd, 2018
Join us for another amazing week-long tennis camp. The weather looks great and your child will have a great time.
Location: 300 Phelps Road, San Carlos,94070
Times: 9am-12:30pm Feb 19-23
Please bring water, snacks, and racquet. We do provide racquets if you don’t have one. For more info to sign up, please go to www.svtennisacademy.com >(top right) sign up for class icon > under season/session click “Speciality/Holiday Camps”
More info call 650-519-5505 /contactus@svtennisacademy
Open House — Monday February 12th @ Tierra Linda — Outdoor Adventures for Boys over 10½ 7:30pm-9pm
Through an exciting program of hiking, biking, camping, skiing, kayaking, mystery trips, community service, and high adventure summer camps, boys learn teamwork, leadership, and vital skills for life and outdoor survival, as well as how to lead others through positive and respectful guidance – along with having FUN.
And we love to build stuff – Visit our troop Monday night!
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA 2018 Be Kind To Animals Week Art Contest
In honor of Be Kind to Animals Week (May 6th – May 12th), Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Humane Education Department is hosting an art contest! Open to San Mateo County students in grades 1-12, we’re asking students to create artwork showing how to treat ALL animals with kindness, compassion & respect.
Please contact Tanya Nori at 650-340-7022×308 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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/
Do you need a great kid’s camp for the Presidents’ Week Vacation– February 20th-23rd?
The popular San Carlos-Belmont After School program known as “After School” provides LICENSED childcare on site daily at all elementary campuses & runs holiday & summer camps which are open to all. We have themed weeks which feature STEM, Art, Sports, Cooking, Games & Creative Play for School-Aged kids (ages 4&1/2-11).
To sign up for the February 20th-23rd session at our Arundel or Heather sites, please visit our website at:
http://afterschoolkids.net or call 593-0707.
Palo Alto Youth Volleyball League
Registration for the US Youth Volleyball League Spring 2018 Season is open! Practices take place at Palo Alto’s Mitchell Park on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Use coupon code ES18 for $20 off your registration until February 15, 2018. For more information visit us online at www.usyvl.org or you can reach us toll free at 1-888-988-7985. Volleyball Starts Here!
Susan Jackson 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. www.susanjacksonpianoinstruction.com – 650/326-3520.
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. Visit our website http://goldenstatetkd.com/ or call 650-458-3146.
Math Kangaroo 2018 Contest Registration
Registration for 2018 Math Kangaroo Contest is open at local testing center: KidSmart Academy, San Mateo
* Competition Date: Thursday, March 15th 2018 – limited space
* Grades: 1 – 8
* 75 min multiple choice
* Fees: $20 (register by Dec 15) / $35 (late reg by Dec 31st)
* Certificate, T-shirt for all; Awards for top rank holders
* Online practice materials on Math Kangaroo website; Coaching classes offered locally
For details & registration, visit: http://tinyurl.com/SanMateoMath
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
Softball Registration for Spring 2018 Now Open!
Calling all girls, ages 4-14! Registration for San Carlos Youth Softball’s Spring 2018 season is now open. Opening day is March 3 and the season runs through mid-May. More information and online registration is available at http://www.sancarlosyouthsoftball.com. Play Ball!
TRYOUTS – SAN CARLOS UNITED SOCCER CLUB
San Carlos United Soccer Club will be forming teams for boys and girls born in 2010 and 2011.
Spaces are limited and you must attend our open practices.
Please go to www.sancarlosunited.org to view the schedule of practices and sign up
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 Fall Session flyer: https://goo.gl/EFbXRG
Love to Sing? Ragazzi Boys Chorus Auditions Now!
Ragazzi Boys Chorus, a CBS News ‘best choir of the Peninsula,’ will teach your boy to sing! Schedule your 7-10 year old boy for a fun group audition. No prior experience or preparation needed to try out. Boys start slow, then grow. Ragazzi’s opportunities include singing the National Anthem at a San Francisco Giants game, Opera roles, collaborations with Stanford’s choruses and the San Francisco Symphony—and even world-wide touring! Appointments and more info: ragazzi.org/join-us/
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
Kidz Love Soccer
Kidz 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 allows kids to learn soccer skills and build their confidence in 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 and Kids
Act, Sing, Dance, Play
Hello, we are a brand new musical theater 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. Looking forward to dancing and singing with you all.
Mid-Peninsula Music Academy
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 are 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.
After School Music Classes with Hummingbird Music School!
Join us for after-school piano, ukulele, and guitar classes this Fall! After a hugely successful year partnering with SMART-E, Hummingbird Music School is back with our popular music classes! Students learn to play songs, learn music theory, learn correct instrument technique, and have fun! Classes will be offered at Brittan Acres, Heather, White Oaks, and Arroyo. For more information, to read about our teachers, and to register, visit our website.