50s Style Crooning and the Impact of Incarceration on Families

Listen to Celtic tunes, literary tales in Spanish and learn how to prepare and file your 2011 business property statement.

Monday, March 28

The Fatherhood Collaborative of San Mateo County and Achieve 180 will present “The Impact of Incarceration on Families” conference at the San Mateo County Office of Education at 101 Twin Dolphin Drive. The event is $50 per person and includes breakfast and box lunch. Keynote speaker Yali Lincroft, MBA and consultant with the Annie E. Casey Foundation, will kick off the event at 9 a.m., with the event concluding at 5 p.m. Registration is required at: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/154381. Contact Shirley Melnicoe at (650) 363-1948 or (650) 573-2565, or Eve Agiewich at Fatherhood Collective at (650) 802-5090 for more information.


Wednesday, March 30

Bring your kids to the at 3:30 p.m. to listen to Spanish reading at Touchpoints en Español. Multiple studies have shown that exposure to another language during a child’s early years helps with cognitive development. The event is free and open to families and children of all ages, particularly those ages birth to five.


Thursday, March 31

March isn’t quite over yet so you can still celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at with Celtic Crossroads, a group dishing out traditional Irish music with splashes of celtic folk rock, bluegrass and gypsy-inspired songs. You’ll be transported across the Atlantic thanks to the authentic sounds from the harp, accordion, whistle, banjo, flute, guitar and drums while tapping your toes in time with the Irish step dancers. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m.

San Mateo County Assessor Mark Church invites you to the free seminar: “How to Prepare and File your 2011 Business Property Statement (Form 571.L)” from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. With economic pressures, various government requirements and other tasks, filing statements can be overwhelming. So come to 455 County Center, Room 101, to learn:

  • Who must file
  • What is the Business Property Tax
  • How to classify personal property and fixtures
  • How to file electronically
  • Legal requirements and rules
  • What to do if we disagree about the value

Space is limited. RSVP to Marsha Winters: mwinters@smcare.org or (650) 599-1628. For more information, visit www.smcare.org/assessor/571seminar.asp


Friday, Apr. 1

Catch Forever Plaid at 8 p.m. at one of its 12 performances in Redwood City’s in conjunction with Broadway by the Bay. Fantastically funny, and timelessly tuneful, this clean-cut musical revue features 50s-style crooning that will leave you in awe and hilarious antics that will have you laughing yourself to tears. Songs you’ll love from this fabulous foursome:

  • Moments to Remember
  • Crazy ‘Bout Ya, Baby
  • Sixteen Tons
  • Shangri-La
  • Love is a Many Splendored Thing
  • Three Coins in the Fountain and more!

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