We're all set and ready to go for the Brisbane Derby and "Day in the Park" Festival tomorrow!
The festivities begin early tomorrow, but for some, they've been waiting a whole year for this day to come again. Come to San Francisco & Plumas tomorrow at 8am to get a nice spot along San Francisco Ave. and watch cars be raced down the hill. This has been a Brisbane tradition since the 1930s - only, the racers were a little bigger in size...(that's because the Brisbane Derby used to be sponsored by the the Volunteer Fire Department!)
While the races are still going on and trophies are awarded to each of the competing age groups, the Community Park will be buzzing with community groups (Women's Club, Mothers of Brisbane, Lion's Club, Eagle's Club, Brisbane Youth Sports Association) telling about the various efforts they've invested in, and City Departments and Committees (Parks & Recreation, Police, Open Space & Ecology Committee) providing useful resources to the community. There will also be a Public Safety booth to provide residents with critical information in case an emergency should ever take place in Brisbane. So come and arm yourself with great information, while enjoying some tasty BBQ, corn on the cob, and cotton candy while you're at it! Oh, and let's not forget baked goods and ice cream. The event goes until about 5:00pm.
Also, this coming Monday, October 4, the City Council will be convening at 7:30pm at City Hall - 50 Park Place. Come and join for the dedication of the bird signs on Tunnel Ave. Bridge, recognizing Teresa Maturo for her service on the Planning Commission, and swearing in John Swiecki as the new Community Development Director. After a break for refreshments, the City's new website will be unveiled. Come and hear what the Council has to say, and share your own thoughts and ideas! And always remember that if you can't make it to a Council meeting, or don't have Comcast, then you can view the City Council meetings on your computer by visiting the meetings page.