Here is information on some of the events and programs in our community. NOTE: Community Posts are not sponsored by or affiliated with the SCSD. (Most recent listed first.)
Kidizens – Winter Camps and Winter-Spring Classes
Unique Winter Workshops and After School Programs for Budding Thinkers, Builders, Leaders...
Children are empowered to be the architects of their own learning, through the building and running a LEGO city! Our camps and programs deploy project-based and experiential learning approaches to equip children with real-life skills!
Dec 21-22 and Jan 3-5 and more...
1338 El Camino Real, Belmont
Registration is now for our camps and programs!
Winter Holidays Camp
Do you need a fun camp for your kids during the Winter Holidays?
The popular San Carlos-Belmont After School program known as "After School" provides licensed childcare and runs holiday camps on site at San Carlos elementary school campuses. We have themed holiday weeks which feature STEM, Art, Sports, Cooking, Games, & Creative Play for school aged kids (ages 4 &1/2 to 11 years old.)
To sign up for the December 27th-29th (Wed-Fri), AND Jan. 2nd-5th (Tu-Fri) at Heather or Arundel, please
visit our website at http://Afterschoolkids.net or call 650-593-0707
Stanford University Winter Camp
Grades K - 6, January 2 - 5, 2018
This winter break, get ready to make new friends, learn a new game, and be the best team-player you can possibly be! We’ll play both on and off the court, use Stanford’s excellent facilities and bouldering wall, and cap off our week with a pizza lunch.
Our enthusiastic and experienced counselors guide this multi-sport camp to provide a safe and fun fun environment for kids. Space is limited - register today on our website at https://recreation.stanford.edu/wintercamp/!
Free Holiday Symphony Music
Kick off the season December 10th with a free holiday concert by the talented California Youth Symphony. The festive matinee will feature performances by amazing young musicians ages 13-18. No tickets required. Just come and enjoy the music! Concert begins at 2:30 pm at the San Mateo Center for the Performing Arts, 600 N. Delaware St., San Mateo. Event not suitable for children 5 and under. Happy Holidays!
Golden State Taekwondo – 2 for 1 Offer
Golden State Taekwondo is one of the oldest and most respected martial arts schools in the San Francisco Bay Area. We have trained thousands of children and adults over the years, building character, strength and fostering community. In celebration of the opening our new location in San Mateo, we are offering a limited time 2 for 1 special. Click HERE to find out more about the special. Click http://goldenstatetkd.com/ for our website.
Math Kangaroo 2018 Contest Registration
Registration for 2018 Math Kangaroo Contest is open at local testing center: KidSmart Academy, San Mateo
* Competition Date: Thursday, March 15th 2018 – limited space
* Grades: 1 - 8
* 75 min multiple choice
* Fees: $20 (register by Dec 15) / $35 (late reg by Dec 31st)
* Certificate, T-shirt for all; Awards for top rank holders
* Online practice materials on Math Kangaroo website; Coaching classes offered locally
For details & registration, visit: http://tinyurl.com/SanMateoMath
Come Sing with the San Francisco Boys Chorus in San Mateo
Since 1948, the San Francisco Boys Chorus has provided the training in vocal production, site reading, and stage deportment to boys from the ages of 4 ½ years of age to 18 years of age. Our boys perform with the San Francisco Symphony, the San Francisco Opera, the San Jose Opera and may other arts organizations in the Bay Area. Please follow the link below to view our audition flyer for our audition to be held on January 13, 2018: http://sfbc.org/
Breakfast with Santa
Join us for a delicious pancake breakfast with Santa – a fun-filled morning for parents, grandparents, families, friends and neighbors to share. This special event includes breakfast, holiday arts & crafts, face painting and a visit from Santa. Don’t forget your camera to capture those bright eyes and smiling faces.
Saturday December 16th from 10am to 12 noon.
$25/each for adult with one child
$15/each additional family member
Register before December 13 at www.cityofsancarlos.org/register
FORCE North Soccer Club
Year-round Club-level Soccer Training for Kids aged 3-9
“The Bay area’s #1 Youth Soccer Development Program for 3-9 year olds” - For More Information http://forcenorth.com
- Open Registration: Every Child is Welcome
- Develops coordination, motor skills and agility applicable to all sports
- Soccer Specific technical development
Provides training to later play in competitive leagues
Softball Registration for Spring 2018 Now Open!
Calling all girls, ages 4-14! Registration for San Carlos Youth Softball's Spring 2018 season is now open. Opening day is March 3 and the season runs through mid-May. More information and online registration is available at http://www.sancarlosyouthsoftball.com. Play Ball!
TRYOUTS – SAN CARLOS UNITED SOCCER CLUB
San Carlos United Soccer Club will be forming teams for boys and girls born in 2010 and 2011.
Spaces are limited and you must attend our open practices.
Please go to www.sancarlosunited.org to view the schedule of practices and sign up.
San Carlos Little League Season
Registration for the 2018 San Carlos Little League Season is LIVE!
On-line registration is available on www.sancarlosll.org. In-person registration sessions will be held:
Saturday November 11th – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Central Gym,
Wednesday November 15th – 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at San Carlos Youth Center at Burton Park, and
Saturday November 18th – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Central Gym.
2018 SCLL Opening Day is Saturday March 3rd, 2018.
Time to Sign Up for Youth Recreational Basketball!
Recreation Basketball is a fun, low-pressure way to learn and enjoy the game of basketball. Equal playing time for all! K/1st grade league is co-ed; 2nd/3rd, and 4th/5th/6th leagues are single gender. Practices are held for 1 hour before games. REGISTRATION DEADLINE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH. For more info, call the Athletics Office at 802-4120. Please provide your email address for league communication.
Time to Sign Up for Youth Flag Football!
San Carlos Parks & Recreation is offering youth flag football for boys and girls of all skill levels ages 7-14. Games will be played at Highland Park Friday nights January 5- February 23. For more information please contact Molly at email@example.com
Register at: www.cityofsancarlos.org/register
Registration Deadline: November 17th
Diaper and Wipe Drive
Girl Scout Diaper and Wipe Drive benefiting There With Care
Girl scout troop 62286 is doing a service project with There With Care to collect and donate diapers and wipes. There With Care is an organization that helps provide a wide range of services to critically ill kids and their families. Sick kids go through diapers 4x faster than healthy kids. They especially need sizes 4,5, and 6. We will be putting a bin in the office on November 13 and collecting it Friday December 8th. Thank you for your help!
Girl Scouts Pets in Need Collection Drive
Girl scout troop 62451 is collecting supplies for Pets in Need for our community service project. We are asking for donations of unopened/unexpired cat or dog food, new dog and cat toys (no plush), clean towels (not frayed or torn), baby blankets, mini kitten beds and kitten bowls, or even pet store gift cards. Please see the attached list for more details. A collection box will be in the office this week. Thank you!
Chickens’ Ball Auditions!
Join the fun of the longest running PTA fundraiser in the U.S.!
Audition details: Theme is "Time Stands Still", A Revue of Broadway, Here and There.
Thursday 11/16/17 at 6:00 pm at Heather School, 2757 Melendy Dr., San Carlos
Saturday 11/18/17 10:00 am Heather School, 2757 Melendy Dr., San Carlos
Dancers, singers, comics, performers all welcome. Please come to one of the audition times to hear all the important information. Solo singers, please bring your own accompaniment. Must be 14 years old. Show dates: April 20, 21, 22, 27,28 and 29, 2018.
Girl's Leadership Institute offered at Arroyo Upper Elementary School for girl's grade 4 and 5
The Girl’s Leadership Institute helps parents and daughters develop social-emotional intelligence. Through fun and interactive games and discussions parents and daughters will learn and practice how to explore and share feelings, communicate authentically, and make healthy relationship choices.
4th/5th Grade at Arroyo on Tuesdays, January 23, 30, February 6, 13 (5:30-7:00pm)
Register at girlsleadership.org/arroyo45partii
Juventus Sport Club Open House Nov 13-17th
Juventus SC will be holding an open house Nov 13th-17th at Red Morton. This is a great opportunity for players to meet their coaches and train for the weekend.
Please visit the web site for times: http://juventus-sc.org/event/openhouse-spring2018/
Driven to Support Music Education?
From mid-November until January 2, 2018, purchase or lease a Subaru and support music education in San Carlos elementary schools. Music for Minors has been selected as a community partner in the Subaru Love Promise program. Buyers can designate a $250 donation on Music for Minors' behalf for every new car purchased or leased at Carlsen Subaru of Redwood City. Visit Carlsen Subaru for a test drive today! For more information about Music for Minors, visit www.mfm.org.
Help the Northern California Fire Victims
Peninsula Prime Realty is gathering donations to help the fire victims of Northern California. If you want to donate, please stop by our office Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm to drop off your donations. We will bring the items up to the various shelters and centers. Please contact our office at firstname.lastname@example.org for a list of suggested items to donate.
Belmont United Soccer Club programs
Belmont Utd offers 2 options for local kids to play more soccer:
-ACADEMY: Session 5 (Oct 25th - Dec 2nd) for all kids age 5-10, to develop skills or prepare for competitive soccer. Skills include dribbling, passing and shooting.
-CLUB TEAM TRYOUTS: 11/13 and 11/15 at Belmont Sports Complex, boys/girls born 2011-2007. If born in 2006 or older email Director of Coaching, Richard Williams (email@example.com), to arrange a tryout.
Details and registration at BelmontUnited.net
Force North Soccer Tryouts
Tryouts for the Fall Soccer Season will be held in November.
We are looking for girls born in 2000 – 2011 and boys born in 2003 – 2011 to tryout and join our teams.
Go to FORCENorth.com/tryouts for dates, times and tryout details.
Pre-registration is required
Holiday Evergreens in October?
The holidays may seem far off, but they'll be here before you know it! To support the Sophomore Class of 2020 and Safe & Sober Graduation activities, Sequoia High School is offering beautiful and fragrant wreaths, garlands, and centerpieces for $20-$25 each, plus an adorable decorative reindeer for $18. They will be available for pick-up during the first week of December. Order at https://sequoiaptsa.myschoolcentral.com and support the Sophomore Class!
Interested in Cub Scouts?
Is your son interested in joining Cub Scouts? San Carlos Cub Scout Pack 65 (www.pac65.org) will hold several information events in September. Parents and their sons are invited to come and learn all about Scouting.
Cub Scouts is open to all boys from 1st through 5th grade. Pack 65 is an active pack who enjoy building, playing, camping, taking trips, hiking and community service projects. Please join us at one of the following events to learn more:
•Thursday, 9/14 at 6:30pm. Burton Park near the stage.
•Sunday, 9/17. Highland Games. Location TBD. Time TBD.
•Monday, 9/18 at 6:30pm. Mahany Hall, Community United Church of Christ.
Writing Classes for Elementary and Middle School Students
Sentence Center helps students become better writers. We offer writing classes for elementary and middle school students in which we teach composition, organization, and elaboration in small groups. In addition, students will improve their grammar and sentence structure, build a stronger vocabulary, and feel more confident as emerging writers. Read our reviews at https://www.yelp.com/biz/sentence-center-burlingame
View our Fall Session flyer: https://goo.gl/EFbXRG
Private Piano Instruction
My name is Susan Jackson and I am a credentialed Music Teacher in California. I am offering Piano Lessons, theory and general music lessons to all ages and abilities (including beginners). I have more than 20 years experience and I am interested in offering lessons after school and during the summer, weekends included. I currently have openings and am available to teach. Please refer to my website for more information. www.susanjacksonpianoinstruction.com
Kidizens Fall & Winter Workshops
Kidizens is offering a number of school holiday workshops at our Belmont location.
Join the fun and build cities, solve civic/economic problems and take decisions to form a well-functioning society.
Veteran’s Day — Nov 10th
Thanksgiving — Nov 20th - 21st
Winter Break — Dec 21st - 22nd and Dec 27th-29th
Love to Sing? Ragazzi Boys Chorus Auditions Now!
Ragazzi Boys Chorus, a CBS News ‘best choir of the Peninsula,' will teach your boy to sing! Schedule your 7-10 year old boy for a fun group audition. No prior experience or preparation needed to try out. Boys start slow, then grow. Ragazzi’s opportunities include singing the National Anthem at a San Francisco Giants game, Opera roles, collaborations with Stanford’s choruses and the San Francisco Symphony—and even world-wide touring! Appointments and more info: ragazzi.org/join-us/
4H 2017-2018 Enrollment
The San Carlos Eaton Hills 4H Club is beginning its Open Enrollment Period. All students in grades K-12 and their parents are welcome to attend the September 19th meeting at 7pm in the Clifford School Gym (@225 Clifford Ave in Redwood City) to find out more information about our 4H Club and what it can offer youth. Please visit our website at http://www.sancarlos4h.org/ for more information. We have a large range of animal, art and craft, archery, cooking, automotive and science projects etc.
Starting a San Carlos Engineering and Technology Club
Interested in being part of an engineering and technology club for San Carlos students? We will meet once a week and work in teams on robotics, aerospace, technology entrepreneurship programs, in partnership with the global STEM education nonprofit, Iridescent. Contact Tara@IridescentLearning.org
Attention all aspiring Designers and Makers!
If you are looking for a fun, creative & totally NEW activity for afterschool, check out Fashion Design offered by DesignX, at Arroyo and White Oaks for the first time this Fall on Mon and Tues. Kids will get to tinker around with a collection of fabrics, embellishments and sewing machines and learn to design and make a stylish garment that is uniquely theirs and part of a bigger collection. Visit our website at http://www.designX.company or email us at info@designX.com Or call 650-823-7548.
Kids Act, Sing, Dance, Play
Hello! We are a brand new musical theatre dance studio located at 1101 Laurel St. in San Carlos. We celebrate and train your budding musical theater artist! We offer performing arts training for preschool through college aged students, along with a wide variety of dance classes, birthday parties, playgroups, & special events. Registration for our school year classes is now open at http://broadwaybabiesandkids.com/home.html. Looking forward to dancing and singing with you all
MidPeninsula Music Academy - Creating a Community of Musical Learning and Sharing
We offer private lessons on Violin, Viola, Cello, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Voice, Guitar (classical and pop/rock), ukulele, Piano, and Songwriting.
We offer multiple student recitals each year as well as faculty concerts throughout the community. Our faculty are all patient and kind teachers hoping to instill a love of music in all of their students!
We're located on Woodside Rd. in Redwood City
Broadway Fun for Grades K-5
If your child loves singing and dancing, they'll love BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPERS! Featuring songs from hit Broadway musicals, this exciting performance-based class with San Carlos Children's Theater encourages kids to take risks and get creative on stage. Students will create a musical revue that they will perform at a variety of community venues. Classes begin Sunday, September 10 (Grades K-2 11:30 am-1:00 pm / Grades 3-5 1:30 pm-3:00 pm). Get details: www.sancarloschildrenstheater.com.
Ready for More Soccer Skills?
Belmont United Soccer Club's year-round youth soccer academies are open to children 5 to 10 years old looking to develop their skills and to prepare for competitive soccer. Through the academy programs, children develop a wide range of fundamental soccer skills including dribbling, passing and shooting.
Session 1 - Jan/Feb
Session 2 - Mar/Apr
Session 3 - May/Jun
Session 4 - Sep/Oct, REGISTER NOW for Sept 6th - Oct 14th session, visit: BelmontUnited.net/home
Session 5 - Nov/Dec
Kidizens Fall Programs
Unique After School Programs for Budding Thinkers, Builders, Leaders...
Children are empowered to be the architects of their own learning, through the building and running of a LEGO city! We offer age appropriate home-school and after-school programs that deploy project-based and experiential learning approaches to equip children with real-life skills!
Registration is now open for our after school programs!
Sign up for Kidz Love Soccer
Kids Love Soccer is designed especially for younger kids from 2-10 years of ages. We have 5 different levels according to their age. It's a non-competitive activity where we use imaginative games which allow kids to learn soccer skills and build their confidence in fun and energetic environment. In this way, KLS is a physical activity and also helps kids develop their social skills and personal character. We use a proven curriculum that we been teaching for 30 years. Call 1-888-277-9542
Free Youth Center After School Drop-In
The San Carlos Youth Center is open every day after school until 6pm! Join us in our homework room, get help from our tutors, play some ball in the full size gym, and check out all of the games in the activity room. Meet our awesome new staff, hang with friends and have fun. Pick up a registration form at the Youth Center located at 1001 Chestnut Street in Burton Park or find us on our website. Check back for information regarding our remodel starting this winter!