The Parks and Recreation Department is hosting monthly "nights of fun" for young people with disabilities.
Funded by a Pacific Library Partnership Innovation Grant, the library has acquired a variety of wearable technology products and smart health devices to promote healthy living. Products available for checkout include pedometers, heart rate monitors, bloo...Read more »
Join us for the 36th Annual Holiday Boutique sponsored by South San Francisco Senior Services.
This event features hand crafted as well as commercially produced items for sale. This includes unique jewelry, hand painted items, candles and soaps, greet...Read more »
Join us for the 43rd Annual Thanksgiving Fun Run. Registration opens October 3rd at the Parks and Recreation Office, 33 Arroyo Dr., and priority enrollment will end November 6th. Race day registration will be accepted and registered participants will rec...Read more »
South San Francisco high school students received a lesson in life last week, and it’s one they’ll hopefully carry throughout their adulthood. While the nation commemorated Fire Prevention Week, which was October 9 – 15, the South San Francisco Fire Depar...Read more »
The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the City of South San Francisco its 14th consecutive Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program (CAFR Program). This award was est...Read more »
Rain didn’t stop hundreds of eager library patrons from attending the “Grand” reopening of the Grand Avenue Library this past Saturday in downtown South San Francisco.
It’s been more than a decade since members of the South San Francisco Rotary Club visited Atotonilco el Alto, Mexico, so last week’s trip is something the Sister City committee president, Frank McAuley, said was long overdue. Read more »
Are you prepared? An estimated one- to two-inches of rain is expected now through Sunday. In addition, localized flooding in South San Francisco may be possible in poorly drained and low-lying areas.
For information on resources, including sandbags, pl...Read more »
The South San Francisco Public Library was selected as one of twenty libraries across California to join a pilot program – Leamos @ the Library. Leamos, translated as Let’s Read @ The Library, is a literacy program aimed at helping native Spanish speaker...Read more »
Starting this week, those that are registered to vote can do so early. California law allows voters to cast their ballot any time during the 29 day period prior to Election Day.
The City of South San Francisco is pleased to announce that Councilmember Richard Garbarino was elected to the position of incoming 2016-17 second Vice President by the League of California Cities® (LOCC).
Please join us for the following events around the City (see attached flyer):
Flu shots will be available at free clinics being held between October 2nd and December 5th at various locations.
Please view the attached flyers in English and Spanish for locations, dates and times.
The City of South San Francisco is pleased to announce it was named a Beacon Spotlight Award winner in the Gold Level "Energy Savings" and Silver Level "Sustainability Best Practices" categories. The Beacon Spotlight Awards are issued ...Read more »
On November 8th, Californians will vote on a wide array of issues including the death penalty, plastic bag ban, legalization of marijuana, gun control, drug prices, and financing education and healthcare.
Come participate in an unbiased analysis of the...Read more »
Learn about programs and services available to students who are no longer eligible for school-based special education programs. The event brings together 50 agencies that provide higher education, job training, employment, day programs, living options, an...Read more »
There are many ways to get your questions answered about what is going on when it comes to construction in South San Francisco.
1. Phone: Contact our prerecorded Construction Hotline: (650) 829-7732. You can leave a message and someone will return yo...Read more »
The CPUC is holding a Public Participation Hearing in San Carlos on California Water Service Company’s (Cal Water) rate request. This free public meeting will be on Tuesday, October 4, at 6 p.m., at the San Carlos Library, 610 Elm St., Community Room (2nd...Read more »
The South San Francisco Fire Department recognized nine members of its team today during a badge ceremony held at Station #61. "It's been nearly three years since we've recognized promotions, so today was well overdue," said Fire Chief Gerry Koh...Read more »
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sep. 20, 2016 - Flood, fire, earthquake; it is not a matter of if, but a matter of when. September is recognized as National Preparedness Month and serves as an important reminder to prepare as much as possible for unforeseen ...Read more »
The South San Francisco Farmers' Market is back on Saturdays at Orange Memorial Park from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., and will continue every Saturday until October 29th.
This week at your Farmers’ Market, visit members of the South San Francisco Library ...Read more »
The City of South San Francisco and County of San Mateo invite you to learn about Peninsula Clean Energy, San Mateo County's new default electricity provider. We know you may have questions about how this will affect your home or business. At this worksh...Read more »
Please join us for the following events around the City:
It's no secret that Americans love their gardening-in fact, national research shows an estimated 90 million households (75% of all US households) participated in do-it-yourself lawn and gardening activities last year. The City of South San Francisco (SSF)...Read more »
Mayor Mark Addiego, along with members of the South San Francisco Public Works Department, traveled to Davis, California to meet with the City of Davis' Sustainability Program Manager and the Director of the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) to...Read more »
The 2016 Parks and Recreation Special Events program has been announced! Check out our brochure here and save these dates for a great time with your community members. In addition to movie nights, art exhibits, volunteer activities, a 5K run, and sports ...Read more »
Please view the City of South San Francisco's video showcasing our great City.
The new South City Shuttle service started on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 and provides free transportation around South San Francisco, with trips to local stores, the SSF Senior Center, City Libraries, City Hall and parks. It also provides transit connect...Read more »
Ideas can be swapped with other patrons and there will be at least one staff member experienced with costuming in attendance. Please bring your own costume materials, as supplies will be limited. For children 9 and up, or with adult supervision.
South...Read more »
As always, we will have PIZZA! Who doesn’t love Pizza? Pizza Pizza Pizza. Embrace your inner otaku and share your fan sketches or writings related to the great world of manga.
South San Francisco Main Library840 West Orange Avenue, South San Francisc...Read more »
Read the book throughout the month.Page Turners (for kids ages 9-12) will meet on Thursday (see exact dates below) from September to December at 6:00 PM at the Main Library, 840 West Orange Avenue, SSF. For more information, please call (650) 829-3860.
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Products available for checkout include pedometers, heart rate monitors, blood pressure monitors, posture monitors, and smart scales. In this series of workshops we will demonstrate all of these wearable technology products and their many features.
Thu...Read more »
Join us on Friday Oct. 21st for a free screening of one of the most beloved Halloween flicks, Hocus Pocus. The story about the Sanderson sisters attempt to suck the lives out of the children in Salem, but we all know “It’s just a bunch of Hocus Pocus!” Th...Read more »
This month we will be using a variety of craft materials to make Halloween Crafts! Get creative and make your favorite Halloween characters with simple materials that can be made from home.
South San Francisco Grand Library306 Walnut Avenue, South S...Read more »
This is a great opportunity to mark your progress. The test runs for four hours and is proctored as if it were the actual SAT. That means the test starts exactly at 1:30 pm. Get here early! You know what they say, “practice makes perfect”. Online registr...Read more »
The war in the air has been popularized by Snoopy (“Curse you, Red Baron!”), and remembered as the idealized or “noble” combat in four years of mind-numbing slaughter. But the true story about the fighter aircraft and aces is a fascinating tale of technol...Read more »
South San Francisco Main Library840 West Orange Avenue, South San Francisco(650)-829-3860
Monday, October 31st at 6 PM
In “Lost Champions” Gretchen Atwood tells the stories of Kenny Washington and Woody Strode of the Los Angeles Rams and Bill Willis and Marion Motley of the Cleveland Browns, all of whom joined the NFL in 1946. “Lost Champions” chronicles the struggles the...Read more »
School age children and families will learn the concepts of polymers and reactions in a fun and easy (and at times messy!) environment. Through hands on experimentation, children can better understand observation, testing, and result gathering. Not only a...Read more »
The first class, we will explore SCRATCH programming and create computer games that can be shared and played by others. Recommended for ages 5 to 8.
Thursd...Read more »
Beneficiaries satisfied with their current plan would be wise to take this time to check if the costs or coverage are changing. It's especially important to review Medicare choices each fall, when ALL beneficiaries can see what new benefits are offered. T...Read more »
Swap tips, share techniques and enjoy tea and biscuits.
Experienced staff will be on hand to help get you started or answer any knitting questions you might have. Please bring a knitting project to work on. For beginners, limited supplies of yarn a...Read more »
The Trivia Challenge proceeds support Project Read in providing learners with the tools to improve their basic reading and writing skills by working side-by-side with volunteer tutors. Many participants in our program want to read to their children, be ab...Read more »
Each class will focus on a different aspect of choosing or preparing foods that are affordable, fresh, and delicious. Fresh Approach is dedicated to helping families gain the knowledge and skills needed to make well-informed choices about their diets. Att...Read more »
This month, we will explore MATH! Your children will enjoy learning through play. All the activities will be developmentally appropriate math activities for this age group. Children will be:-Sorting-Building-Matching-Exploring space-Measuring-...Read more »
What is it about this simple activity that seems to be so healing, uplifting and transformative? Since 2010 Aubrey Vora has been exploring the impact coloring has on personal development and mental health, sharing her pages and supporting kids and adults...Read more »
On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 PM on November 30. Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought about writing a novel. NaNoWriMo believes...Read more »
To succeed you must understand the role exercise plays in promoting a healthy lifestyle and well being. A local Walgreens professional will provide tips and advice on the topic of exercise and heart health.
South San Francisco Main Library840 West Or...Read more »
Then make a straight line to the Drawing Circle, where we will provide blank paper, pencils of many colors, and erasers. (There will be oh so many erasers.) You're welcome to freehand it, and we'll also dig out the library's many how-to-draw books for in...Read more »
It’s time for fun-craft with Sophie’s World! Sophie and her amazing crafters are back for our monthly tween crafts. For November, we’ll be making cool thanksgiving crafts.
At the premiere of the TV Club, we will watch and discuss the My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic episode "The Ticket Master," followed by a light craft. Seating is almost as limited as the number of Grand Galloping Gala tickets which Twilight S...Read more »
Video Games! Video Games! Video Games! NBA 2K17 came out in September! Have you mastered it? Find out how well your skills hold up in NBA 2K17 Challenge.. Not into sports games? No problem! We have games for all kinds of gamers. Simultaneously, we will be...Read more »
Family in from out of town, festive decorations, the kids' happy faces; before you know it your digital cameras, phones and computers are bursting with snapshots. Then, when you look for that one special picture it is impossible to find!There is help! O...Read more »
Project Sentinel is a non-profit organization whose primary function is to assist individuals with housing problems. Their mission is to develop and promote fairness and equality of housing for all persons and to advocate peaceful resolution of disputes f...Read more »
Award-winning author Reyna Grande will read from the middle grade adaptation of The Distance Between Us, her memoir about her journey from Mexico as an undocumented child immigrant. Poet Javier Zamora will read from his chapbook Nueve Años Inmigrantes/Nin...Read more »
For November, we will learn about the elastic properties of rubber band. You’ll get to assemble and launch your own propeller-powered car.
Saturday, Nov...Read more »
Come get one on one makeup help, tips and tricks with RJ, Bay Area Makeup Artist. She will help you learn whatever you want to learn, applying foundation, doing eye makeup, mastering eyeliner, etc. Appointments are strictly 15 minutes long.
Registrati...Read more »
October’s selection is The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende. Isabel Allende Llona is a Chilean-American novelist. Allende, who writes in the "magic realism" tradition, is considered one of the first successful women novelists in Latin America....Read more »
It’s time for family fun-craft at the Library! Joseph our librarian will lead all of our amazing crafters through a monthly crafting session. Parents and guardians are encouraged to attend. For November, we’ll be making cool thanksgiving crafts.
Sou...Read more »
There are a billion gazillion combinations of legos to explore until it’s time to cast off to our display area where your creations will cruise the children’s area until next Lego Club. Duplo bricks are available for younger children. Themes are suggestio...Read more »
Read the book throughout the month. Page Turners (for kids ages 9-12) will meet on Thursday (see exact dates below) from September to December at 6:00 PM at the Main Library, 840 West Orange Avenue, SSF. For more information, please call (650) 829-3860....Read more »
The class is designed to teach young children very basic cooking skills such as, what are ingredients, how to read a recipe and offer some cooking tips. Every participant will get to sample what we make. You will also go home with the recipe, so you can m...Read more »
Like so many other libraries across the country and around the world, SSFPL will offer special gaming programs and events suitable for the whole family.
International Games Day @ your library is an international initiative supported by the American L...Read more »
If you need help understanding how immunizations can impact your family, this presentation may be for you. A local Walgreens professional will help you understand immunizations and their impact on your family's well being.
South San Francisco Main Lib...Read more »
Stories will be told primarily in Mandarin, Cantonese, and Japanese. Jump in at this chance to learn children’s games and songs from other countries. Some will be familiar, some will be quite different, but all of it will be fun! All ages are welcome.
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The Parks and Recreation Department is hosting monthly "nights of fun" for young people with disabilities. On October 18, come in costume for a Halloween party. On November 8, join us for a Thanksgiving potluck dinner, and on December 20, join u...Read more »
The 36th Annual Holiday Boutique sponsored by South San Francisco Senior Services will be held on Friday, November 4 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Municipal Services Building, 33 Arroyo Drive in South San Francisco.
This event features hand crafte...Read more »
The 43rd Annual Thanksgiving Fun Run will take place on Saturday, November 19 at 340 Point San Bruno Blvd, South San Francisco at 9:00 am. Registration opens October 3rd at the Parks and Recreation Office, 33 Arroyo Dr., and priority enrollment will end ...Read more »
Are you looking to squeeze in some exercise during your lunchbreak? The Parks and Recreation Department has you covered. This fall you can choose from two new lunchtime fitness classes, Stretch & Tone or Osteo Pilates. These 45 minute classes are sur...Read more »
Have your next party at the Orange Pool! We offer parties on Saturdays from 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Reservations need to be made in advance as slots fill up quickly! For more information call Orange Pool at (650) 875-6973.Read more »
Try out the latest sport sweeping the nation: Pickleball. Fall drop-in classes will be held on Mondays from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Terrabay Gymnasium beginning on September 12th. Drop-In fee is $5.00. Script cards are currently on sale at the Recreation...Read more »
This Fall the Recreation Department is offering three separate drop-in Zumba classes. Morning classes are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m., at the Joseph Fernekes Recreation Building at Orange Memorial Park. A new evening drop-in Zumb...Read more »
The 2016 Parks and Recreation Special Events program has been announced! Check out our brochure, and save these dates for a great time with your community members.
In addition to movie nights, art exhibits, volunteer activities, a 5K run, and sports ev...Read more »
The SSFPD inspects and reviews all found and recovered items booked in our Evidence Unit. We facilitate the return of property to the rightful owner once reports are reviewed and owners are matched to items that are found or recovered.
Check out SSFPD's Recruitment Video produced by Kingston Media.
The City of South San Francisco is pleased to announce it has been named a Silicon Valley Water Conservation Award winner in the "Greenscape Management" category. The Silicon Valley Water Conservation Awards highlight government agencies, busine...Read more »
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