KBAY WEB PSA October 17, 2014
Sacred Heart Women’s Club
Sacred Heart Women’s Club will hold their holiday boutique on Friday, November 4th from 9am-7pm and Saturday, November 5th from 9am-5pm in Sacred Heart Parish Hall, 13716 Saratoga Avenue Saratoga. The boutique will feature local artisan gifts, jewelry, gourmet foods, and Christmas items. Breakfast with Santa will be on Saturday from 9-11. (RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org) Photos with Santa will be from 12-3. Free daycare for children under 10 years.
The Health Trust / Meals on Wheels
Join The Race to End World Hunger on Sunday, October 26th, at Sunnyvale Baylands Park, located at 999 E Carribean Drive in Sunnyvale. The event includes a 5K run/walk, 10K, and Kids 1K Fun Run. Both scenic 5K/10K certified courses have spectacular views and are a flat run mostly through the marsh lands on a mix of levee dirt and paved roads. All participants are invited to run in costume and participate in other Halloween-related activities. Look for tricks and treats at the venue or on the course. The funds raised by this event will support the charitable program of World Runners and The Health Trust - Meals on Wheels is one of their beneficiaries! For more information, visit the World Runners website: http://worldrunnersus.org/dp/?q=node/78.
National Down Syndrome Awareness Month
You might be surprised to hear that people with Down syndrome go to college… succeed at jobs… contribute to the arts… and enjoy fulfilling lives! But negative stereotypes can limit opportunities for people with Down syndrome. You can open doors for people with Down syndrome and start a chain reaction of acceptance and inclusion in your community by joining the Silicon Valley Down Syndrome Network’s Buddy Walk on October 18th at Lake Cunningham Park. Learn more at www.bayareabuddywalk.org.
Small Steps takes children shopping for warm coats & shoes as winter approaches, and they need your help. 450 Volunteers are needed on Saturday, November 1st for their annual event in Hollister. You can learn more about it and download an application at www.smallstepssbc.org or call 831-638-2111. Get in the spirit and be a part of this annual “feel good” event with Small Steps.
San Mateo County History Museum
The San Mateo County History Museum continues with its “Free First Fridays” offering on November 7, 2014, which will include a preschool craft program, followed by a story time, beginning at 11 a.m. The story Yoko’s Paper Planes, will be told in the museum’s Immigration Experience gallery. The Museum is located at 2200 Broadway Street in Redwood City. Contact the Museum at www.historysmc.org.
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy
North, south, east, and west! Do you know where you are now? Join the Guadalupe River Park Conservancy for an exciting class about geography, navigation, and geocaching! Work in teams to use handheld GPS units (provided) to determine your latitude and longitude in the park, find educational treasure boxes, and solve fun geography puzzles! Join the fun for this Geocaching adventure Saturday October 25th from 10:00 to 11:30 am. Visit www.grpg.org, or call 408-298-7657 for more information.
Family Fupportive Housing
Enjoy a delicious dinner and help homeless people in the South Bay at Family Supportive Housing's 28th annual Soup Kitchen Dinner on Thursday, November 6th at Bellarmine College Prep in San Jose. Food from local restaurants, great music and more help provide shelter services to families. Learn more about it and reserve your table at www.familysupportivehousing.org.
South Bay Historical Railroad Society
The South Bay Historical Railroad Society hosts its Fall 2014 Model Train Show on Saturday and Sunday, November 1st and 2nd at the historic Santa Clara Caltrain Depot. The depot is located at 1005 Railroad Avenue in Santa Clara. Hours are 10am to 5pm on Saturday, and 10am to 4pm on Sunday. Attractions include a Company Store swap meet, the organization’s two museum-quality model railroad layouts (HO and N-scales), a museum of railroad artifacts and memorabilia, the restored former Southern Pacific Switch Tower, a large railroad library, newly restored waiting room and the historic Oregon Washington Railroad & Navigation business car. Admission donation: $5 adults; under 18 free. For more information, call 408-243-3969 or go to www.sbhrs.org and proceed to News & Events.