Chickens’ Ball 2012

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Ever heard of Chickens’ Ball and wondered, what the heck is a Chickens’ Ball? In 1940 a San Carlos teacher started the San Carlos Chickens’ Ball as a way to raise milk money for all of the school children in San Carlos. The Chickens’ Ball is a unique community show set in the 1890’s Barbary Coast of San Francisco. Schools and community groups perform variety skits and melodramas to compete for pokes of “gold” just like they did in San Francisco in the 1890’s. A distinctive San Carlos tradition, the Ball is … [Read more...]

San Carlos School Board Debates Announced


The San Carlos School Board candidates will be squaring off in two debates.  Adam Rak, Seth Rosenblatt and Peter Tzifas will be take part in the two debates which are scheduled as follows: October 6th, 7-9 pm at the Central Middle School Library & October 7th, 9:00-11:00 am at the Heather Elementary School Auditorium For the flyer and more information, please click here. … [Read more...]

San Carlos Treasure Hunters: October 29th

The Bell Tower Haunting is the sixth installment of San Carlos Treasure Hunters and will take place on October 29th. Teams of three, ages 9-14, are able to register their team to compete in the hunt. Only the first 50 teams can compete.  Please do not delay as we are already 50% full. For more information, please click here to be taken to the official San Carlos Treasure Hunters site. … [Read more...]

21st Annual San Carlos Art & Wine Festival

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  The San Carlos Art & Wine Faire is one of the best San Carlos events each year.  This year's event is scheduled for October 8th and 9th. The Faire takes place on Laurel Street and San Carlos Avenue in downtown San Carlos.  Wines from Coppola, Domenico, Wild Horse, Simi, Perelli-Minetti, J, Sofia, Gloria Ferrer and Ruffino will all be available. Additionally, 275 artists will have their work on display. To be taken directly to the San Carlos Art & Wine Festival website, please click here.   … [Read more...]

Free for Everyone – Ice Cream Social


"Free for Everyone" Ice Cream Social September 10, 2011 11:30 - 1:30pm Museum of San Carlos History 533 Laurel Street Ice Cream Sponsored and Provided by Cowa Bunga Creamery - Meet "Petoonya the Clown" - Have your picture taken with a 1927 Seagrave Fire Engine - Win Great Raffle Prizes - Children's Activities, Arts and Crafts "Join the Fun" for more info go to … [Read more...]

San Carlos Creek Clean Up


    Annual City Creek Clean Up Day - Saturday September 17, 2011 On Saturday, September 17th, the City of San Carlos will hold its annual Creek Clean-up.  The purpose of the event is to invite all residents to play an active role in preserving and maintaining our creek and stream water-ways.  The City of San Carlos has three main creeks which run adjacent to private properties and contribute to the aesthetic beauty of the City:  Cordilleras Creek, Pulgas Creek and Brittan Creek.  These creeks also … [Read more...]

San Carlos Community Movie Night – Toy Story 3


The San Carlos Parks and Recreation Department is please to announce Community Movie Night, featuring Toy Story 3.  The event will take place on Saturday, August 27th on the grassy area nearest the playground at Burton Park.  The movie will begin at sunset (approximately 8:00 pm).  This is a free event. Feel free to bring chairs, blankets and food. See you there! To download the flyer, please click here. … [Read more...]

San Carlos Parks and Recreation Foundation Announces its Symphony at Sunset


Parks & Recreation Foundation of San Carlos is proud to present our first "Symphony at Sunset", orchestral music performed by the St. Peter's Chamber Orchestra on Friday, August 26th at Burton Park in the city of San Carlos. Gates open at 6:15pm, music begins at 7:15pm Partake in culinary delicacies provided for by local venues prior to the presentation. The performance itself will be in a private setting outdoors, the music beautifully positioned under the trees and summer twilight sky. This will be a unique … [Read more...]