Annual San Carlos Events

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Each year the San Carlos Community hosts many worthwhile events. Below is a list of all events which will be taking place in 2009. If you have an event that you would like to list on this page, simply send me the information and I would be happy to list it for you.

July 2009 Programs for Children, Teens and Families at San Carlos Library

Greetings from the Children’s Room at San Carlos Library! Please join us for the following events in July:

Children’s Programs

Do-it-Yourself Arts and Craft Workshop: Grades K-2
Wednesday, July 1, 3:30-5:00pm
Get creative in the Children’s Room with a fun arts and crafts project! Adult supervision required; no registration required but supplies are limited. Grades K-2.

Break a Guinness Record!
Thursday, July 2 at 1:00pm
Try and break a Guinness World Record! Hold your breath the longest…jump the highest…you decide! Bring a stop watch if you have one. Ages 5 and up.

Ventriloquist Steve Chaney
Tuesday, July 7 at 7:00pm
Spectacular comedy and ventriloquism! All ages welcome.

Family Book Group
Wednesday, July 8 at 7:00pm
For families with children entering grades 4-8. Please have read The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander ahead of time.

San Carlos Children’s Theater
Thursday, July 9 at 4:00pm
Hear songs from SCCT’s production of Fiddler on the Roof, and ask the director and actors questions! Ages 4 and up.

Penguins, Poems and Popsicles
Tuesday, July 14 at 4:00pm
Cool off with Antarctic stories and frozen treats. Ages 4 and up.

CLAP Arts Adventure Assembly
Tuesday, July 14 at 7:00pm
Everyone has a role in this fun evening of creative drama and storytelling! Ages 4 and up.

Do-it-Yourself Arts and Craft Workshop: Grades 3-5
Wednesday, July 15, 3:30-5:00pm
Get creative in the Children’s Room with a fun arts and crafts project! Adult supervision required; no registration required but supplies are limited. Grades 3-5.

Museum of Craft and Folk Art Workshop
Thursday, July 30 at 4:00pm
Turn a household paper bag into a fashion statement! Ages 5 and up. Registration is required.

Teens (entering grades 6-12)

Jewelry Making
Tuesday, July 21, 5:00-7:00pm
Make origami earrings, hemp necklaces, and fabulous beads!

Making Stuff Up: Improvisation on Stage
Monday, July 27, 7:00pm
Play fun improvisation games with professional actors for ComedySportz. Registration is required.

Tuesday, July 28, 7:00-8:00pm
Hoopdance is an exciting emerging fitness art-form that is taking the country by storm! Come learn some basic movies while having a lot of fun. Registration is required.

Required Summer Reading Book Discussions
Come and talk about books that you have to read anyway! Have fun talking about your required reading title while getting ideas for your paper (and possible earning some extra credit)! Registration is required.
Devil’s Teeth: Monday, July 6 at 6:00pm
The Joy-Luck Club: Monday, July 13 at 6:00pm
Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: Monday, July 20 at 6:00pm

San Carlos Library Summer Reading Program

Don’t forget to sign up for this year’s Summer Reading Program at San Carlos Library! Have fun earning prizes for reading great books and attending our exciting weekly summer programs. The program runs through August 15. Ages 0-entering grade 12.

New Summer Storytime Schedule

Special summer storytime calendars are available in the Children’s Room.

See you at the library!

Michelle Loomis
Youth Services Librarian
San Carlos Library
610 Elm Street
San Carlos, CA  94070
(650) 591-0341 ext. 224
[email protected]


There is no bigger supporter of San Carlos schools.  The San Carlos Educational Foundation holds its annual Spring Fling event each March.  Each Spring Fling has its own theme.  Last year was “Stars for Education.”  The event has hundreds of donated items, live music, dinner, dancing and much more!  For more information on this event please click here.


San Carlos Hometown Days

It is the main event for San Carlos.  Each year during the third weekend in May, San Carlos Hometown Days is the place to be each year at Burton Park.  Combining games, booths, food, live music, art, a parade and every kid in San Carlos…this event is the event each year in San Carlos.  Find out more information by clicking here.


Taking place every Thursday from 4-8 pm from May through September, the San Carlos Farmers Market has become another San Carlos tradition.  For more information please click here.


Summer Concerts in Burton Park have quickly become a San Carlos tradition.  Taking place in 2009, on Friday evenings from 6:00-8:00 at Burton Park, the Summer Concerts in the park feature live music where residents are encouraged to bring food and wine to enjoy the great music and weather. More information can be found by clicking here.


Taking place every other year, the Chicken’s Ball is the longest running San Carlos tradition.  Dating back to the 1930s, this event is a San Carlos favorite for comedy and entertainment.  More information can be found by clicking here.


The fourth installment of San Carlos Treasure Hunters will take place in February 2010.  SCTH is a faced paced treasure hunt around the City of San Carlos in which teams of three youths ages 10-15 and supervising move as quickly as possible to find the hidden treasure.  This event has is free and has filled up to capacity in each of the last two years.  For more information and registration materials please click here.

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