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Community Pool Closures

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There will be a swim meet today at the Community Pool starting at 4:30pm, so the Pool will be closing at 4:00pm.  The schedule for today, Friday, July 11, is as follows:

Adult Lap Swim: 6:30am - 1:00pm
All Ages Rec Swim: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Swim Meet: 4:30pm - 7:00pm

(The next swim meet will be Friday, August 8th, with the same daytime schedule as noted above.)

The Pool will also be closed next Wednesday, July 16, as a film crew will be on-site from 7:00am - 4:00pm.  In case you're wondering, the film crew will be compensating the city for their use of the Pool, which includes an hourly rate along with the cost to cover the head lifeguards' time. 

Summer Learning Program

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Stop by the Brisbane Library this summer and sign up for their Summer Learning program.  Every child will receive a book to keep just for visiting the Library and picking up a Summer Learning log!  All reading is good reading; this summer, try novels, nonfiction, comic books, magazines, audiobooks and more!

Families with Children Under 5

Talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing with your child will support your child’s pre-reading skills and, eventually, will help your child do better in school.  Participating in summer learning is easy, fun, and invaluable for your child’s development.  Color in a shape for each day you read, sing, play, write, talk, or go to a library program with your child.  After you’ve done this for 30 days, you’ve completed the summer learning program!

Kindergartners-3rd Graders

Participating in summer learning is easy and fun.  Try to read for at least 20 minutes every day and do fun, new activities.  Once you’ve completed 6 activities and read for 30 days, you have successfully completed the summer learning program!

4th-6th Graders

Participating in summer learning is easy and fun--and it keeps you from forgetting what you learned last year at school!  Try to read every day and do fun, new activities.  Once you’ve completed 6 activities and read 5 books, you have successfully completed the summer learning program!

7th-12th Graders

Participating in summer learning is easy and fun--and it keeps you from forgetting what you learned last year at school!  Try to read every day and have active, hands-on learning experiences so that you’re learning every day.  Once you’ve completed 6 activites and read 5 books, you have successfully completed the summer learning program!

Prizes

Return your log to the Brisbane Library for prizes and a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship to college.  Ask for another log--with each additional log returned, you will have another chance at winning the $1,000 scholarship!
 

Brisbane Library
250 Visitacion Ave.
415-467-2060

Brisbane Park Car Show

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Saturday, July 12th | 8:00am - 4:00pm

Last year was the first year that Brisbane resident Tony Lukezic organized a car show for the community in downtown Brisbane.  In its inaugural year, it was successfully attended by nearly 500 spectators over the course of the day.  This year, he’s expecting an even greater turnout of cars, so the first two blocks of the odd-numbered side of Visitacion Ave. (side of The 23 Club), the parking lot on the corner of Mariposa & Visitacion, and 13 spots inside the Post Office parking lot will all be reserved, in addition to the two blocks along San Francisco Ave. besides the Community Park up to Mariposa St. where cars were parked last year (see photo).  Half of the car show’s proceeds will go towards the Brisbane School District and the other half will go towards the City’s Skatepark Donations Fund.  New this year, Tony is adding two jumpy houses which will be set up in the Park, so make it a family day and enjoy your time at the car show!

"Imaginings" in Brisbane

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The public is invited to attend the Bay Area "IMAGINING" event, being held on Sunday, July 13th in the Community Center (250 Visitacion Ave., Brisbane) from 2pm - 5pm.  All participants are citizen journalists in this event, with a three-hour press deadline to create a journal filled with headlines, articles, and collaged pages that envison and describe our communities twenty years from now with art and culture at the core of all initiatives.  If you have a working typewriter (manual or electric), please bring it.  Please bring non-toxic markers, glue sticks, magazines to cut up and scissors.  If you would like to bring cookies, healthy snacks or non-alcoholic drinks to share, it would be most welcomed. 

Space is limited, so please RSVP to Brisbane resident and San Francisco Bay Area Imagining Cultural Agent, Beth Grossman, at beth@bethgrossman.com For more information, give Beth an e-mail or a call at (415) 467-1836.

This IMAGINING is meant to catalyze community action and connection as well as contribute to the larger vision for the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture. Taken together, the 17 unique “Imaginings” from this pilot phase will source ideas, images, and stories that will inform the USDAC’s policy platform and next steps.


About the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture

Launched on October 5th, 2013, in the midst of the government shutdown, the USDAC has no federal line item, office in Washington D.C., or official governmental status.  Rather, the USDAC is the new people-powered department dedicated to cultivating the empathy and imagination we need to create the world we wish to inhabit.  Radically inclusive, useful and sustainable, and vibrantly playful, the USDAC aims to harness the power of art and culture to engage millions in envisioning and creating a more just and sustainable world.  It does this by sparking local initiatives, connecting people and ideas across sites, and sourcing, articulating, and activating visions for new national-scale policies and programs. For more about the USDAC contact Norman Beckett, Deputy Secretary: usdac.us@gmail.com

Enlist as a Citizen Activist and more at http://www.usdac.us

For more about the San Francisco Bay Area Imagining, contact Beth Grossman, Cultural Agent.  (415) 467-1836 or beth@bethgrossman.com

 

July 2014 Marina Newsletter

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Click here to read the July 2014 Marina Newsletter

'After the Fire'

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The below film is a 'sequel' to Keith's other short film, 'Fire on San Bruno Mountain' and depicts the aftermath of the great San Bruno Mountain fire of June 2008.  It premiered at San Bruno Mountain Watch's 'Fire Fest', which was held on June 22, 2014 at Mission Blue Center in Brisbane, California, commemorating the 6th anniversary of the fire.

Keep Brisbane Safe on the 4th

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With the early dry fire season, it's even more important that everyone in town refrains from setting off fireworks.  ALL FIREWORKS ARE ILLEGAL IN BRISBANE, even "safe and sane" fireworks.  If you hear any fireworks being set off, contact Brisbane Police immediately by calling 508-1212.  Thank you for your assistance, and we wish you the safest and happiest of holidays.

Skatepark Community Workshop

Signboard Postings

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Posted 7/5/2014


City of Brisbane
Skate Park Design Workshop
Wed., July 23, 5-7 pm, 50 Park Lane
Help Shape the Design of the New Skate Park

 

The Brisbane Library
Ready, Set, Kindergarten
Fridays, July 11 - Aug 15, 10 am, 250 Visitacion
Information (415) 467-2060


Posted 7/2/2014



Brisbane Police Department
All fireworks are
Illegal In Brisbane


Posted 6/30/2014


Brisbane Eagles
Diabetes Fund Benefit B.B.Q.
Fri., July 4, 1 - 4 pm, 185 Visitacion
Tri-Tip & Baked Potato; $10.00/person


Farmers’ Market in the Park
Thursdays 3pm – 7pm
Sundays 9am – 1pm

Community Signboard

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For the past 23 years, since the late Gary Apothekar helped build the Community Signboard located at the bend in Old County Rd., it has been utilized to advertise upcoming community events, programs, and classes.  It has also been used by residents to announce service information for a loved one that has recently passed.  Now, there is the option to announce the births of Brisbane's newest, and littlest, residents.  Birth notifications will be posted on an as available basis and will be done so at no charge.  For more information or to request a sign, please contact Recreation Russ Carmick at 508-2143 or rcarmick@ci.brisbane.ca.us .