January 11, 2018
Environmental Internship
Warm Your Home With PACE
Events Around Town
Community Corner
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scholarshipDeadline Extended: Environmental Internships Offered to Burlingame Students
 
The deadline has been extended until Monday, January 22, for high school students who wish to apply for paid environmental internships offered by the Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame in partnership with the City of Burlingame. The Environmental Internship Program, which will begin in February 2018, is designed to help motivate and nurture the next generation of environmentalists.
 
Meetings will take place during the spring and fall semesters of 2018, and a $300 stipend will be paid to each intern at completion of the program. The program is open to current sophomores or juniors who live or attend school in Burlingame. They must be available to meet once per month, on a Tuesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Burlingame Public Library.

Students will discuss and research topics from four primary areas of sustainability concern: transportation, energy, water, and waste. Interested students should apply by January 22, 2018, by email to info@cecburlingame.org. Applications must include:
  • Applicant's name, address, grade, school, cell phone number and home phone number
  • A scan of the applicant's current transcript
  • A brief statement, one page maximum, explaining why the applicant is interested in the program and what he or she hopes to learn or accomplish
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PACEWarm Your Home With PACE

Keep your home warm this winter with insulation, weather stripping, and other energy efficient projects through PACE. PACE - stands for Property Assessed Clean Energy - is an innovative way to pay for home improvement projects. Rather than paying up front, homeowners can add a project's cost to their property tax bills and spread the cost over many years. PACE can be used to finance energy efficiency, renewable energy, water conservation, and seismic retrofit projects. Learn more here about PACE programs available in Burlingame.
EventsEvents Around Town
After Hours Movie Night - Vertigo
Friday, January 12 at 7:00 p.m.
Lane Room, Main Library
 
Join us for a screening celebrating the 60th anniversary of Alfred Hitchcock's masterpiece, Vertigo!  There will be trivia, refreshments, and an interactive discussion following the film.
Royal Ball (Note Expanded Age Range Now 3-11)
Saturday, January 20, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Burlingame Recreation Center

Get dressed in your best outfit and prepare to dance the night away with your date. Princesses and Princes (ages 3-11) may ask anyone (over 18 years old) to accompany them as their evening companion. A great feast will be provided along with a royal Master of Ceremony and DJ, as well as a photo booth! Chaperons with multiple young royals can purchase additional, discounted tickets, if needed! And remember, no one is too old for fairy tales! We hope to see you all there!  Click on this link to register. The End. 
Shelter Fundamentals
Taught by the American Red Cross Northern California Coastal Region
Saturday, January 20 at the Burlingame Recreation Center
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Registration and Networking
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Instruction

The purpose of this class is to prepare you with the essential information needed to open, organize, operate, and close a disaster shelter. Participate as an individual or bring your entire group and learn as a team and be ready to help your community when a major disaster occurs.

This workshop is free but participants must register with the Parks and Recreation Department at 650-558-7300.  Space is limited. Please register soon.
CommunityCommunity Corner
(The community events listed here are not sponsored or endorsed by the City of Burlingame)
Ride a Bike with the Mayor

The City of Burlingame is holding a community event to celebrate our bicycle sharing program. Please join us on Tuesday morning, January 16, at 9:30 a.m. outside of City Hall. LimeBike will have bikes ready to ride, free helmets to distribute, and coffee for all to enjoy.
 
LimeBike will be expanding the City's bicycle sharing program this weekend with more bicycles available around town. We hope more people will continue riding and trying the bikes out.  "LimeBike's bike sharing pilot offers Burlingame residents and visitors a fun new transportation option for getting around town," Mayor Brownrigg explains. "We hope the pilot will reveal the bicycle potential in Burlingame and encourage people to choose biking over driving."
Klimt & Rodin: An Artistic Encounter
Wednesday, January 17 at 7:00 p.m.  
Lane Room, Burlingame Main Library

Join us for a docent slide show featuring art at the current Legion of Honor Klimt & Rodin exhibit.  This exhibition marks the first survey of Klimt's work in California which will share the galleries with the Legion of Honor's important holdings of Rodin works.


  
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