November 2, 2017
Voter Info
Waste Cart Handling Service
BSD Candidate Forum Video
Events Around Town
Community Corner
voteVoter Information

Looking for more information on the November 7, 2017 contests? There are a number of ways you can find out more about the contests you are eligible to vote on.
  1. Click here to find your polling place and read your voter pamphlet.
  2. Visit the City website at by clicking here or here to learn more about the candidates for City Council and Measure I to learn more about the candidates for City Council and Measure I.
  3. Click here to visit the League of Women Voters website .  
If you have any additional questions please feel free to contact City Clerk Meaghan Hassel-Shearer at
wasteWaste Cart Handling Service from Recology

Did you know Recology San Mateo County's Special Handling Collection Service provides a free service to residents who are physically unable to set their carts curbside or roadside for collection? Customers that need the assistance, and who do not have someone else in the household who can set carts out for service, are asked to provide a letter of verification from a physician, a copy of their DMV drivers license with a handicap status, or a copy of the DMV handicap placard paperwork. Click this link to download an application or contact Recology at 650-595-3900 if you have questions.
bsdBurlingame School Board Candidate Forum

In case you missed the Burlingame School Board Candidate Forum, it is available for replay on YouTube via this link.
The Burlingame PTA Council, extends its gratitude to the Burlingame School District for providing the venue and set up, the three wonderful high school students, and their teacher from the Burlingame High School Art of Video class for filming and live streaming, and the North & Central San Mateo League of Women Voters for moderating the event. The Burlingame PTA also thanks the Candidates Kay Coskey, Davina Drabkin, Elizabeth Kendall and Douglas Luftman for graciously participating. Remember to vote on November 7!
EventsEvents Around Town
Winter Break Adventure Camp
Week 1: December 26-29, 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Week 2: January 2-5 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

Play! Art! Friendship! Create!  Enrollment for Winter Break Adventure Camp is now open!   Check out the website for more information.  We are looking forward to seeing you there!  For any questions, please email nacquisti@burlingame.orgRegister by clicking here.
First Friday
Friday, November 3, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Downtown Burlingame

Join the Downtown Burlingame Business Improvement District (DBBID) for First Friday. Enjoy live music, face painting and art in the heart of downtown Burlingame. FREE live music will be held in two locations, Burlingame Avenue and Park Road and 347 Primrose. FREE face painting by Buki the Clown will be available in front of Gap. Also, MODA ECO SPA & WELLNESS Burlingame's newest leading Skin Care Center in downtown Burlingame, located across the street from Il Fornaio will be offering specials and refreshments during First Friday! #shopliveplaydineBG.  Connect with Facebook by clicking this link.
First Friday Art Series
Friday, November 3, 6-8 p.m.
Main Level, Burlingame Main Library
Join us for First Friday Art Series featuring the Burlingame Art Society (BAS) and Dickinson Glass. Come participate with BAS members in the painting of a collaborative work of art. Enjoy live music with JoAnneh Nagler and band!
Free "Get Ready" Class
Tuesday, November 7, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
City of Burlingame, Corporation Yard, Training Room
1361 N. Carolan Ave., Burlingame

Disaster response professionals emphasize the critical importance of being prepared to survive in your home for 5-7 days following a disaster. This Get Ready class, offered by the Central County Fire Department (CCFD), will help you plan for an emergency with a family plan, evacuation checklist, and strategies to keep your family safe.  CCFD offers this course to teach you what to do before, during and after a disaster.

If you do nothing else this year to get prepared, we hope you will take the "Get Ready" course. You can register for the class here. It's free for all Burlingame residents. Why not invite a friend to take the class with you?
"Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art"
Wednesday, November 8, 7 p.m.,
Lane Room, Burlingame Main Library
The library is hosting Irvin Ungar next Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. He will be speaking about his latest book, "Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art". Szyk was a Polish Jewish World War II artist whose messages of fighting racism, intolerance, and bigotry during WWII are as relevant today as they were then.
CommunityCommunity Corner
(The community events listed here are not sponsored or endorsed by the City of Burlingame)
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous
Meetings held weekly on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church at 1500 Easton Drive

Are you having trouble controlling the way you eat? Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous, "FA", is a twelve step recovery program for people who suffer from food obsession, overeating, bulimia and under-eating. Everyone is welcome at meetings, including those who think they may have a food problem or those who are concerned about someone who may. For more information or a list of additional meetings please visit

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