Playwrigh John Guare’s surrealist comedy “Rich and Famous” will be staged at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at the Dragon Theatre, 2120 Broadway St., Redwood City. Tickets are $35, $30 for seniors and $25 for students. For details, call 650-493-2006.
The Belmont Library is hosting a Halloween Party and Cupcake Decorating for teens, ages 13-19, at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31. All materials will be supplied while supplies last and participants will have a chance to show off their cupcake decorating skills in a themed cupcake battle. Prizes will be awarded for the best cupcakes. The library is at 1110 Alameda de Las Pulgas. Admission is free.
Kids are invited to put on their best Halloween costumes and join in a Halloween parade starting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31 at Carlmont Village Shopping Center, 1049 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. After the parade kids can visit shopping center merchants trick-or-treat fun. Admission is free.
The Stanford Symphony Orchestra and the Stanford Wind Ensemble will perform a “Music From The Movies” concert in the spirit of Halloween at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31 at Braun Music Center, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, 471 Lagunita Drive, Stanford. Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for students/seniors. For details, call 650-725-2787.
Redwood City Library Foundation and Circulo Cultural are hosting a “Day of the
Dead/Dia de los Muertos” celebration at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1 at Courthouse
Square, 2200 Broadway St., Redwood City. The cultural event is widely celebrated
in Mexico and many Latin American countries to commemorate and remember loved
ones who have died. The event will include ceremonial altars created by Redwood
City residents; local crafts, people demonstrating and selling wares, a
procession, music and food. Admission is free. For details, call 650-465-2024.
Four centuries of antiques, decorative arts, and find arts exhibitors will show their wares at the Hillsborough Antique Show at the San Mateo County Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo. Hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors. Vehicle parking fee is $10. For details, call 650-773-4824.
Jazz and salsa musician and entertainer will perform Friday, Nov. 1 at Club Fox, 2209 Broadway St., Redwood City. Doors open at 8 p.m. for salsa dance lessons; Bosch performs at 10 p.m. Admission is $25 for the first 100 guests, $30 for guest arriving later. Guests should be 21 or older. For details, call 650-274-8498.
Look for fresh-from-the-fields fruits and vegetables from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 in the College of San Mateo parking lot, 1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo. Admission is free.
Assemblyman Paul Fong, (D-Cupertino) and Campbell Mayor Evan Low are hosting an informational event focusing on how to navigate California’s new “health insurance marketplace” and sign up for insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act. The event is set for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 in the Community Room at the West Valley Branch Library, 1243 San Tomas Aquino Road, San Jose. Admission is free, but reservations are required because space is limited. Register online at www.asmdc.org/members/a28/ or by phone at 408-371-2802.
Visitors will find a bounty of fresh veggies, fruits, nuts, baked breads and more from at the Belmont Farmers Market, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3 in the CalTrain parking lot at El Camino Real and O’Neill Street, Belmont. For details, call 650-825-9090.
Bay Area author Bill Petrocelli will talk about his first novel “The Circle of Thirteen” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3 at the Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de Las Pulgas. Admission is free.
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