July 27, 2017
Tuesday is National Night Out
US101/Broadway Construction Update
Volunteer for Peninsula Food Runners
Scavenger Hunt Starts Tomorrow
How to Participate in National Night Out
Sea Level Rise Design Challenge
Recycle Batteries at the Rec Center
Literacy Volunteers 50+ Needed
Events Around Town
Community Corner
Link to Full City Calendar
Link to Weekly Caltrain Notices
revenueTuesday, August 1 is National Night Out

National Night Out is coming up this Tuesday, August 1. Don't miss out on your chance to meet members of the Burlingame Police Department and the Central County Fire Department, who are working hard to enhance Burlingame's quality of life.

If you plan on hosting a neighborhood event, and would like members of the Burlingame Police Department to visit, please RSVP to Captain Mike Matteucci by phone at (650) 777-4143 or by email at matteucci@burlingamepolice.org.
constructionUS 101/Broadway Interchange Construction Update

Caltrans has begun final paving operations for the US 101/Broadway Interchange Project.   Residents and visitors to Burlingame should expect potential traffic delays during the times listed below.  This work will occur at night, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. 

Highway and Ramp Work: July 26, 2017 - August 11, 2017
The nature of Caltrans' work will vary from day to day. For example, some work may cause partial closures of US 101, while at other times, work may result in full closures of on/off ramps.  Please plan accordingly and use caution when traveling during this period.

Local Street Work: July 26, 2017- August 1, 2017
During paving operations on city streets and the US101 overcrossing, at least one lane will remain open for through traffic.  Paving will occur on the dates and streets listed below.
  • Thursday, July 27 - Old Bayshore Highway
  • Friday, July 28 - Broadway/Rollins Road
  • Monday, July 31 - Broadway/Rollins Road
  • Tuesday, August 1 - Broadway/Rollins Road
Electronic boards and signs will be placed to notify drivers of the changed roadway conditions. This work is weather dependent. For additional details, please contact Mr. Bob Hauss, Caltrans Public Information Officer, at (510) 286-5576.  Individuals may also visit the Caltrans' website by clicking here.
volunteerVolunteer for Peninsula Food Runners

Peninsula Food Runners  is looking for volunteers to deliver food donations. Sign-up for a one time run or commit to a weekly run to deliver food, that would otherwise be thrown away, to community food organizations like Call Primrose and Samaritan House. This is a simple way to volunteer for the community and help the environment. Learn more and sign-up online here .
instagramInstagram Scavenger Hunt Starts Tomorrow

Celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month with Burlingame Parks and Recreation Department!  The Instagram Scavenger Hunt is from July 28 through July 30.  Make sure to follow @burlingame_parksandrec & @burlingame_library on Instagram for more information about this event. The rules and scavenger hunt list will be posted July 28 at 8:00 a.m. on Instagram and Facebook.
 
You can win prizes, be creative and have fun!   How do we know you participated? Make sure you post your photos/videos every time you complete a challenge, but make sure you tag us and include the hashtags! Hope to see you there!
nnoHow to Participate in National Night Out

On Tuesday, August 1, neighborhoods throughout Burlingame are invited to join forces with thousands of other communities nationwide for the National Night Out crime prevention event.  National Night Out is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and is co-sponsored locally by the Burlingame Police Department.  Over 15,000 communities from all 50 states are expected to participate in "America's Night Out Against Crime."  Learn more about National Night Out by clicking here. For tips on crime prevention and safety, visit the Burlingame Police Department's website by clicking here.
 
From 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., people in neighborhoods throughout Burlingame are asked to turn on their outside lights and spend the evening outdoors with neighbors.  Many neighborhoods will be hosting a variety of special events such as block parties and cookouts.
seaSea Level Rise Design Challenge

Burlingame's unique Bayfront presents the perfect opportunity for a sea level rise design challenge. The Bay Area Challenge is looking for site ideas of communities vulnerable to climate change. Visit the online site idea portal to share locations in need of bold action by July 31.
batteriesRecycle Batteries at the Recreation Center

Do you have old household batteries that you don't know how to dispose of? Let us help you recycle your used household batteries!

Bring your used household batteries to the Burlingame Recreation Center at  850 Burlingame Ave (within Washington Park). Whether you are taking a stroll through Washington Park or biking by,  come on in and drop your used, household batteries off here. Household batteries include AA, AAA, C, D, &  9-Volt. Recycling used household batteries has never been more fun!
literacyOver 50? Volunteer as a Literacy Tutor

AARP Experience Corps engages with people over 50 to train and prepare them to tutor and mentor young students in their communities who are struggling with reading.  The Experience Corps Bay Area (ECBA) needs volunteers age 50+ to tutor small groups of Bay Area school children.  Comprehensive training and support will be provided to participants.  An information session will be held on Tuesday, August 11 from 11:00 a.m. - Noon at the Serramonte Main Library in Daly City.  Contact ECBA at (415) 759-4222 or ecba.today@gmail.com to learn more.
EventsEvents Around Town
Shop the Fresh Market:
Produce, Flowers and Retail Stalls
Thursdays, 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sundays, 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Park Road at Burlingame Avenue
  
Burlingame Fresh Markets are certified markets featuring California growers who deliver seasonal produce and flowers, including many organic items. There are also retail stalls presenting local food products.
Midsummer Night's Dance Party
Friday, July 28, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Burlingame Public Library
 
Stop by the Library for a Midsummer Night's Dance Party!  This will be an after-hours event in the Children's Room for the whole family featuring crafts and refreshments.  Woot! Woot!
Singin' in the Rain, JR.
Friday, July 28 & Saturday, July 29 at 1:00 p.m.
Burlingame Intermediate School auditorium, 1715 Quesada Way, Burlingame

Burlingame Parks & Recreation's summer musical camp is delighted to present Singin' in the Rain - yet another entertaining musical production for the whole family. This musical will feature more than 20 Burlingame and San Mateo students, ages 8-14.This production is free and open to the public - no tickets are necessary.

Singin' in the Rain Jr. has all the makings of a Tinseltown tabloid headline - the starlet, the leading man and a love affair that could change lives and make or break careers! Cathy Foxhoven is the Director, with John Collaros musically directing and Diane Silven created the choreography.  For more information, e-mail iambasque@gmail.com, or call (650) 697-6936. 
Music on Broadway
Saturday, July 29
Broadway at Laguna Avenue

Come on over this Saturday to enjoy free music while doing errands, dining or shopping.

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Lucy Ballinger
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - BHS Jazz Combo

A special thank you to Cathy Foxhaven and the Burlingame Police Department!
CommunityCommunity Corner
Two Victorian Day Walking Tours
Sunday, August 6
Tours at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.  (Tours are free and last about 45-minutes long)

In partnership with the San Mateo County Historical Association, the Burlingame Historical Society presents Victorian Day Walking Tours:

1:00 p.m. - Meet at the Burlingame Avenue Railroad Station (290 California Dr.) for a 45-minute tour that describes the three-decade growth of Burlingame Avenue, from wealthy equestrian playground in 1895 to a bustling suburb after the San Francisco Earthquake in 1906.

3:00 p.m.  - Meet at the Easton  Branch Library (Cabrillo Ave. at 1800 Easton Dr.) for a 45-minute tour.  Walk with us through a small residential section of North Burlingame history, exploring the development of the area from Rancho Buri Buri to Blackhawk Ranch to Town of Easton. 

These free tours are presented by the Burlingame Historical Society in partnership with the SM County Historical Association.


  
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