July 20, 2017
Burlingame Recreation Center Activities
Safely Dispose of Medication
Let's Keep Our Furry Friends Safe
Parks & Recreation Commission Vacancies
Summer Events at the Library
Events Around Town
Community Corner
Link to Full City Calendar
Link to Weekly Caltrain Notices

revenueBurlingame Recreation Center Activities

Summer is halfway over! Stop by the Burlingame Recreation Center for more information about our activities. This aging public facility is an example of infrastructure that would be repaired should additional funds become available.
medsSafely Dispose of Medication
 
Have expired or unwanted meds? Drop them off at the Safe Medicine Disposal Box at the Burlingame Police Station. Safely disposing medicine keeps medicine out of the environment, reduces water pollution, and increases public safety. Drop off unneeded pills in a plastic bag but keep liquids, creams and gels in their original packaging.  Look for the Safe Medicine Disposal Box at the Burlingame Police Station and other locations.
furryLet's Keep Our Furry Friends Safe!

The City of Burlingame would like to remind residents about the dangers of hot cars and tethering.  According to the Humane Society, "on an 85-degree day, for example, the temperature inside a car with the windows opened slightly can reach 102 degrees within 10 minutes. After 30 minutes, the temperature will reach 120 degrees. Pets may suffer irreversible organ damage or die."  Click here for a printable hot car flyer to learn more.  

In addition, protect pets from blisters or burns on their paws by avoiding walks on hot concrete and asphalt or excessive periods of tethering during the day.  Learn more about California laws on dog tethering by clicking here.
parksParks & Recreation Commission Vacancies

Are you interested in finding a way to participate in your community? Then consider applying for appointment to the City of Burlingame Parks & Recreation Commission! The City invites applicants to offer their interest, experience, and enthusiasm in service of their City.
           
Commission members offer their ideas and recommendations to the City Council and staff in order to help them to make the finest, most informed decisions in the best interest of everyone living, working, and visiting our community.
 
At this time, the City is seeking to fill two vacant seats on the Parks & Recreation Commission. The Council is likely to appoint each Commission member to the full three year term. The application deadline is Friday, August 18, 2017. Click here to view the application and supplemental questionnaire and learn more about the role of P&R Commissioner.  
 
If you have any questions, please contact Ana Silva in the City Manager's Office at (650) 558-7204.
LibraryeventsEvents at the Library

Looking for some fun, free events to pass away the dog days of summer?  Visit the Burlingame Library's Events and Programs page regularly to see the full list of upcoming events. Here's a brief list of fun activities in the coming week.

Library DIY Teen Craft Day
Thursday, July 20 , 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Lane Room
 
Multiple craft stations where you can make anything sewn, glued, taped, hammered or soldered!  Plushy monsters, jewelry, paracord survival bracelets, and more!  Come early while supplies last!
 
Spanish Story Time
Monday, July 24, 10:30 a.m., Children's Room
  
Gaby Nejasmich will treat kids of all ages to a special story time in Spanish!
 
Flower Power - Asian Art Museum Docent Lecture
Thursday, July 27, 7:00 p.m., Lane Room
  
Join us for a museum docent lecture and slideshow based on the Flower Power Exhibit at the Asian Art Museum.
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.
Music on Broadway
Saturday, July 22
Broadway at Laguna Avenue

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

5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Singer, Maya Debnath
5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Singer, Alastair Rao
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Cast of Singin' in the Rain

Can't make it this weekend? No worries! Swing by next Saturday, July 29, to hear Lucy Ballinger (5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.) and the BHS Jazz Combo (6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.).
 
A special thank you to Cathy Foxhaven and the Burlingame Police Department!
Music in the Park
The Blackouts - 80s Dance Party
Sunday, July 23, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Washington Park
  
The Music in the Park concert series is brought to you by Burlingame Parks and Recreation Department and Veolia Water.  All concerts are free!   Bring your chair or blanket. Food, beer and wine will be available for purchase. There will be face painting, a food vendor and other sweet treats. Also, the Burlingame Art Society will be on-site hosting open houses at each concert to display some of their amazing artwork. Check out the City's Special Events page for further details!

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. 
First Friday
Friday, August 4
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Two Locations: Burlingame Avenue & Park Road and 347 Primrose Road
  
The Downtown Burlingame Business Improvement District (DBBID) is excited to continue First Fridays! Our next First Friday is August 4 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Enjoy live music in the heart of downtown Burlingame. Join us in two locations, Burlingame Avenue and Park Road and 347 Primrose. #shopliveplaydineBG 
Sidewalk Sale
Friday, August 25 - Sunday, August 27
Downtown Burlingame

Downtown Burlingame's Bi-Annual Sidewalk Sale will be happening Friday, August 25 through Sunday, August 27 in Downtown Burlingame. Along with deals all over, there will also be free face painting and balloon artist from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday! #shopliveplaydineBG 
 
CommunityCommunity Corner
Two Victorian Day Walking Tours
Sunday, August 6
Tours at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

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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