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.)
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
San Carlos Parks & Recreation presents the 9th annual Goblin Walk! Children 7 years and under are invited, with their parents, to Trick-or-Treat down the 600-800 blocks of Laurel Street, Friday October 27th from 4:00-5:30pm. For more information please call 650-802-4384 or visit us at http://www.cityofsancarlos.org/depts/pr/events/goblin_walk.asp
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.
Outdoor Adventures and Leadership Skills for Boys aged 10½-17
Come to our Open House Monday, October 23rd!
Troop 301 meets most Monday nights with outings every month. Join us to learn more about an exciting program of hiking, biking, camping, skiing, kayaking, service, and summer camps at 1300 5th Avenue, Belmont 7:30-8:45pm. Though we encourage rank advancement, the emphasis remains learning vital skills for life, outdoor survival & leading others through positive and respectful guidance. See belmont301.mytroop.us or email email@example.com
Junior Team Tennis
Get playing on a team with friends! Fall teams in San Mateo & Menlo Park
For players ages 7-14 that know how to serve, rally, and keep track of score using an orange, green, or yellow ball. Great practice for the Spring season. Specific match times depends on player level: San Mateo, 10/22-11/19, Sundays, 9am-Noon & Menlo Park, 10/21-11/11, Saturdays, 1-3pm, USTA membership required - FREE for first time members ages 10U (Use promo code FYF17CNS) Visit web page for more information.
After School’s Harvest Week Program
After School will be open (Monday-Wednesday) during Thanksgiving Holiday Week.
For registration and more information on our "Harvest Week" program, go to www.afterschoolkids.net All After School's holiday week programs are open to the public.
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!
Girls Leadership Institute
Girls Leadership Institute is now open for applications for our 4th and 5th grade girls and parents
Contact your counselor for information about the GLI program. Fourth and fifth grade are often the years in which girls experience significant shifts in confidence and increasing social pressures to conform. It is this transitional age where girls’ voices tend to become silenced. Girls & Grown-ups will practice using the skills of assertive self-expression through activities, discussion, and scenarios. Classes are held at Arroyo beginning Oct. 18th. Registration is limited, so register soon.
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/
Guitar Class at Arroyo starting on Tuesdays after school!
Do you love music? Want to play your favorite songs? Guitar Class is for you! Join us on Tuesdays after school, and learn to play songs like “Take Me to Church,” “7 Nation Army,” “Counting Stars,” and “Stand By Me.” Students will also learn correct hand position and posture; finger picking and strumming technique; and how to read notes, tablature, chord boxes and rhythms. Classes begin September 19th. Register online: http://hummingbirdmusicschool.com/after-school
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.
Theater Social Skills Class Open for Registration
Friends Play Group (San Carlos Children's Theater) is a social skills workshop designed for small groups of socially delayed children, ages 6-9 years old. Using drama a pretend play children participate in modeling new skills that help them become better social thinkers. The students are videotaped for a take-home DVD so they can practice their new skills. Saturdays 9:30 - 10:30 am, September 30th October 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th November 4th, 11th, Congregational Church, 751 Alameda, Belmont.
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!