November 8, 2018
This Weekly e-Newsletter Will Be On Vacation Next Week

This newsletter will be taking a break during the Thanksgiving holiday next week. Delivery to your inbox will resume on November 29, 2018.
Today is America Recycles Day

In honor of America Recycles Day, take the #BeRecycled pledge by clicking here.

You can pledge to:
  • Learn which materials are collected for recycling in Burlingame
  • Act to reduce the amount of waste you produce, recycle more, and buy products made with recycled content
  • Share by encouraging one family member, friend, roommate, or co-worker to take the #BeRecycled pledge
Buy a Brick and Support a Burlingame Park

Are you looking for a unique gift? Consider ordering a custom-engraved brick to be placed in the new Ray Park, which is undergoing a major renovation. Through the Burlingame Parks and Recreation Foundation’s BUY-A-BRICK Program, you can be part of an enduring piece of Ray Park. 

For more information, click here .
Library Foundation Annual Report Available for Viewing

Did you know that the Burlingame Library Foundation underwrites 100% of the public programs for all ages at the  Burlingame Public Library ? That amounts to 1,275 programs, attended by over 48,000 people! The Foundation's annual report is now available with more highlights and interesting stats.  Click here to make an online donation .
Environmental Tip of the Week
Use to Find out What Goes in Which Bin

Do you know how to properly dispose of plastic bags, greasy pizza boxes, or empty paint cans? Visit for all your recycling questions and more.

Just type in the name of the item you are wondering about in the search bar, and learn how to dispose of that item.
Events Around Town
Third Annual Elves Workshop (aka "Parents' Night Out")
Thursday, December 13, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Burlingame Recreation Center

This event is an opportunity for a “parents' night out” during the busy holiday season. Parents can register their child(ren) in grades K-5. Recreation staff, along with the Burlingame Youth Advisory Committee, will lead games and crafts, provide dinner, and show a movie. Finish your last minute errands while the Rec Center team takes care of the kids!

Winter Break Adventure Camp 12/26-12/28 and 1/2-1/4

Sign your children up for the Burlingame Parks and Recreation Department's Winter Adventure Camp today! Campers will enjoy an abundance of art projects, entertaining games, new friends, and winter themed fun!

Winter Break Camp offers child care from 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Contact the Burlingame Recreation Center for more information or click here.
A Volunteer Opportunity for the Whole Family - Holiday Helping Hand Toy Drive
Sunday, December 16, 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Burlingame Recreation Center

Join Moms Against Poverty, in partnership with Central County Fire Department and the Burlingame Youth Advisory Committee, for their annual Holiday Helping Hand Toy Drive event.

This will be a day of gift wrapping donated toys for families in need. Come with your family and bring your donations, big or small! Families will be able to wrap toys together, write cards, and celebrate the season with the community.

Community Corner (events not sponsored by the City of Burlingame)
Turbo Start Your Business Workshop
Six days, November 6 - November 17 ( Click here for dates )
San Mateo Adult School, 789 E. Poplar Ave., San Mateo

This workshop is offered by the Small Business Development Center of San Mateo. This workshop will challenge you to apply business principles, analyze your approach, and draft your own business plan.

College Financial Aid & Scholarships Workshop
Thursday, November 15, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Lane Room, Burlingame Main Library

Interested in learning about various financial aid programs and scholarship opportunities? Join the San Mateo Credit Union for a workshop on how to ensure you’re prepared for the costs of a higher education. 

Registration is required. Sign-up online by clicking here .
CANCELLED - Youth Interviewing Tips & Techniques
Thursday, November 15, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Burlingame Recreation Center, 850 Burlingame Ave.

We are very sorry, but the “Interviewing Tips and Techniques Workshop" scheduled for Thursday, November 15, has been cancelled.
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