In this edition:                             March 16, 2017

Spring/Summer 2017 Recreation Registration
Housing Counseling Agency
Bayfront is Open
Events Around Town
Community Corner
Link to Full City Calendar
registrationSpring/Summer 2017 Recreation Registration
Plan your spring and summer fun!

Spring/Summer 2017 Recreation Registration is taking place now! Click here to register for camps, fitness classes, art, trips, enrichment and more! Fall 2017 Village Park Preschool Registration is on page 5. To view our Spring/Summer Activities Guide click here. Come join the fun!

HousingHousing Counseling Agency
Project Sentinel

Project Sentinel is an HUD-approved Housing Counseling Agency that (1) helps tenants and landlords resolve their housing problems through counseling, conciliation, and mediation; (2) investigates complaints of housing discrimination and provides counseling on fair housing issues; and, (3) provides a complete suite of mortgage and homeownership related housing counseling services.  Project Sentinel also provides training on landlord-tenant and housing counseling services on request.  For more information call the FREE helpline at (650) 399-2149.
bayfrontThe Bayfront is Open for Business
Support our Bayshore Highway business community!
Don't let the Broadway interchange construction keep you away - the businesses on the City's Bayfront are open! The renovation of the Broadway overpass is estimated to continue into summer 2017. During these last few months of construction, our Bayshore Highway businesses could really use your help.  Please come on down and enjoy the wonderful hotels, restaurants, and services offered right along the Bay! For a list of Bayfront businesses, click here.
If you have any questions regarding the interchange construction project, please contact Caltrans at (916) 657-5060. The City appreciates everything the businesses do for our community.
EventsEvents Around Town
Prepare for Emergencies & Prevent Theft

Saturday, March 18, 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Lane Room, Burlingame Public Library, 480 Primrose Road


Suzanne Tateosian of will offer emergency planning advice and handouts. Officers from the Burlingame Police Department will provide tips on preventing home and car thefts. This event is resented by the Burlingame Neighborhood Network. Admission is free and a complimentary light breakfast will be served. For more information about BNN, visit the website or email

City Council Meeting
Monday, March 20 at 7:00 p.m.
City Hall Council Chambers, 501 Primrose Rd.

Click here to view the agenda.
First Annual CCFD Charity Ball & Silent Auction
Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 8:00 p.m. t0 12:00 a.m.
Hyatt Regency, Burlingame

The Central County Fire Department is proud to announce the First Annual Central County Firefighter's Charity Ball and Silent Auction! Come join us for a night of dancing and fun; all in the name of a good cause! Event ticket and silent auction proceeds will benefit the One Hundred Club of San Mateo County, for families of police officers killed in the line of duty.  Tickets can be purchased in person at Fire Station #34 at 799 California Drive in Burlingame, by phone at (650)576-4730, or by mail by following the instructions on our website.
Interested in donating to our Silent Auction or want more information? Email us at . More information about the charity can be found at We hope to see you there!
First Fridays is Back!
April 7 - May 5 -  June 2 -  July 7 - August 4 - September 1 - October 6 - November 3
from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Burlingame Avenue & Park Road and 347 Primrose Road



The Downtown Burlingame Business Improvement District (DBBID) is excited to continue First Fridays for 2017. The first First Friday is April 7. Enjoy live music in the heart of downtown Burlingame. First Fridays is free and open to the public.

CommCenterCommunity Corner
(The community events listed here are not sponsored or endorsed by the City of Burlingame)
How Will Sea Level Rise Impact You?
Wednesday, March 22, 7:00 p.m.
Lane Community Room, Burlingame Public Library, 480 Primrose Road

Whether you live near the Bay or in the hills, you rely on roads, airports, medical facilities and other services that could be crippled by increased flooding from rising sea levels of up to two feet by 2050. Hilary Papendick from San Mateo County's Office of Sustainability and Gary White of the San Mateo Chapter of the Citizens Climate Lobby will explain what sea level rise means for Burlingame and the Bay Area, what regional agencies and governments are doing to prepare for it, and how you can make a difference by making your voice heard.

No admission charge. Everyone attending is eligible for a free raffle prize. Presented by the Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame. For more information, visit or email
Alexander String Quartet with Eric Gaenslen, Cellist
Sunday, March 26 at 7:00 p.m.
Kohl Mansion, 2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame
Members of the Music at Kohl family for many years and San Francisco's own chamber music royalty, the Alexander String Quartet returns to our stage with a program that includes the West Coast premiere of a new work written for the quartet by award-winning British composer Tarik O'Regan. Completing the "family reunion", Burlingame-born cellist Eric Gaenslen, formerly of the Rossetti String Quartet, joins the Alexander to perform Schubert's final chamber work, the monumental String Quintet in C Major.
Pre-concert Talk at 6:00 pm, complimentary Meet-the-Artists Wine and Buffet Reception following concert. Call (650) 762-1130 or visit for tickets.
8th Annual BMC Flea
Sunday, March 26, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Burlingame Recreation Center, 850 Burlingame Ave.
Shop for great bargains on baby gear, wheel toys, books, baby/toddler clothing, small furniture, decorative items, jewelry, toys, home furnishings, and more!
All proceeds from admission and table fees will benefit the following three organizations: Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse (CORA), Able Closet, and Home and Hope. Admission is $3/person or $5/family.  If you are interested in purchasing space to sell items at the Flea, click here. For questions, contact

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- a message from the Burlingame Chamber of Commerce