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New PACE Programs Coming Soon

Burlingame's City Council passed resolutions this week allowing for three new Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs to operate in the City. PACE programs present an innovative financing solution to help reduce the high upfront costs of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. By allowing property owners to spread the cost of a project over many years as part of the owner's annual property tax payments, PACE programs make renewable energy and energy efficiency projects more affordable for property owners interested in saving energy and reducing their utility bills.

The new authorized PACE programs include: HERO, Figtree, and Open PACE. These programs, along with CaliforniaFIRST, which the City joined in 2010, offer competing programs and options for property owners to choose from. All four of the City's allowable PACE programs may be used to finance renewable energy, energy and water efficient improvements, and electric vehicle charging infrastructure. In addition, Figtree and Open PACE allow for seismic retrofit financing on properties.

The three new PACE programs will be readily available to commercial and residential owners in a few weeks, and CaliforniaFIRST is already available. Visit the program links below for more information and the City's sustainability page for future updates.

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Participate in the online Community Center Conceptual Design Plan Survey

Are you interested in the new Burlingame Community Center Conceptual Design Plan? The City wants to hear from you. Click here to take our design values survey. For more information and to keep up to date about this exciting project click here.


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Follow the Burlingame Library's "100 Day Project" on Instagram

This week, the Burlingame Library kicked off its participation in Instagram's "The 100 Day Project".  Under the creative stewardship of its Technical Services Library Assistant, Ray DeLara, the Library will venture into the community for 100 days and capture images of the people, places and things that make Burlingame unique. Day One of the project started this past Monday with an image of the Burlingame Caltrain Station. Images of the Washington Park Little Free Library and the Easton Branch Library were posted on Days Two and Three. Curious to see where Day Four will take us? Come along and participate in the journey. Begin following the Burlingame Library on Instagram today! 

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Join the Burlingame Active Adults

The Burlingame Parks and Recreation Department invites you to visit  Golden Gate Fields, northern California's premier horse racing destination, on Thursday, April 30th from 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM.  Parks and Recreation has reserved premier seating in the elegant Turf Club, so you will be able to see all the action on the race track while enjoying a scrumptious lunch buffet. Dress is smart casual (as no shorts or sleeveless shirts are permitted in the Turf Club).The fee is $90 for residents and $108 for non-residents.  Call today to register at (650) 558-7300.
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Celebrate Earth Day@Shoreway

Free Family Fun on April 11th

Participate in a fun-filled day of activities for the whole family! Hosted in collaboration between Recology San Mateo County and South Bay Recycling, event activities will include tours of Shoreway, information booths, giveaways, food, arts and activities, a raffle and a lot more!

The winners of RethinkWaste's "Trash to Art" Contest, open to all 4th through 6th grade classes in the RethinkWaste service area, will also be recognized by during the event. The art pieces will be on display, giving attendees an opportunity to see firsthand how creative students can be. For more information on the Trash to Art contest, click here.

Additionally, free compost will be given away to residents only, while supplies last. Bags will be provided. 

Four Spring Book Sales

Organized by the Burlingame Library Foundation

Mark your calendars! All proceeds from the books sales will support our Library Programs.


When:    April 16th   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM 

               April 17th   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM 

               April 18th   10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

               April 19th    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


Where:  Lane Community Room, Burlingame Public Library, 480 Primrose Road

Cost:     Admission for April 16th event is $5; FREE admission all other days 


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(The community events listed here are not sponsored or endorsed by the City of Burlingame)

Soccer Registration Events for AYSO

Registration events will be held at the Burlingame Recreation Center. Everyone plays! Join the fun! Each family attending a registration event will receive a special gift to celebrate 40 years of AYSO in Burlingame! Please visit for more info.


Thursday, April 9: 6:30 PM-8:30 PM (for volunteers only)

Saturday, April 11: 12:30 PM-4:00 PM\

Saturday, April 25: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM

Saturday, May 9: 12:30 PM-4:00 PM   

The AristoCats Kids Musical

It's raining cats and the Lincoln Elementary School Multipurpose Room, that is!


On April 10th and 11th, 36 students will act, sing and dance their way through Disney's The AristoCats Kids based on the1970 Disney film. Stomp your feet and clap your hands to "Ev'rybody Wants to Be A Cat" and "Thomas O'Malley Cat".  This event is free and open to the public - no tickets required. 


When:    April 10th at 7:00 PM and April 11th at 1:00 PM

Where:   Lincoln Elementary Multipurpose Room at 1801 Devereux Drive


For more information, e-mail or call (650) 697-6936.


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