FREE MOVIE NIGHT
The family comedy “Wreck-It Ralph” will be screened at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 at the Twin Pines Park Meadow Picnic Area, 1225 Ralston Ave., Belmont. Sponsored by the Belmont Parks & Recreation Department, admission is free. Visitors should bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on while watching the outdoor screening. Belmont 4-H Club will be selling refreshments. For details, call 650-520-4056.
Native Elements will perform a program of high-energy reggae music at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 at the Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway St., Redwood City. Admission is free. For details, call 650-780-7000.
More than 50 Peninsula artists will showcase their works at an original fine arts fair set for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway St., Redwood City. The artworks reflect the people, places and scenes of Redwood City. The event also will include live music and children’s activities. Admission is free. For details, call 650-400-8623.
The Seattle indie band The Not-Its will perform a family-friendly program of high-energy rock and pop music at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8 at the Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas. Admission is free.
Downtown Mountain View is the place to be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 7-8 as the city hosts its largest multicultural and family event of the year. In addition to wine-tasting booths, the event will include more than 600 arts and crafts booths, live music, family entertainment and food booths set up along Castro Street between El Camino Real and Evelyn Avenue. Admission is free. For details, call 650-968-8378.
Domenico Winery will host a Cal-Italia wine-tasting event from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at 1697 Industrial Road, San Carlos. Participants must be age 21 or older. The cost is $10. For details, call 650-593-2335.
The Peninsula Humane Society is hosting a “Get Your Hands on Our Buns” rabbit adoption event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at its Center for Compassion, 1450 Rollins Road, Burlingame. Rabbits will be available to the public at 50 percent off the normal adoption fees. Visit the center website to see some of the rabbits available for adoption. For details, call 650-340-7022.
Stop by and shop for fresh fruits, vegetables, baked good, flowers and plants from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 in the City of Millbrae Parking Lot on Broadway between La Cruz and Victoria avenues. Admission is free. For details, call 650-697-7324.
Fresh pears will be featured at the next Belmont Farmers Market, set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8 at the south end of the Caltrain Station at El Camino Real and O’Neil Street. Admission is free. For details, visit the market webpage.
Look for a wide selection of locally-grown fresh seasonal vegetables, eggs, baked goods and other foods at the South San Francisco Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at Orange Memorial Park, on Orange Avenue at Tennis Drive. Admission is free.
Get exercise and fresh air while shopping outdoors for locally-grown veggies, fruits, flowers and more from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8 at The Fresh Market along Burlingame Avenue at Park Road, Burlingame. Admission is free.
Stop on by for fresh produce from local growers and while you’re there check out offerings from local craft vendors from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8 outdoors along Campbell Avenue in downtown Campbell. Admission is free. For details, call 408-745-7100.
Fresh seasonal vegetables, eggs, and other foods can be found at the San Bruno Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8 on San Mateo Avenue between Jenevein and Sylvan avenues. Admission is free. For details call 650-588-0180 or visit the San Bruno Chamber of Commerce website.
Bay Nature Institute is sponsoring a guided tour for hikers who would like to see the Alviso Salt Ponds Transformation from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8. Hikers will meet at the Environmental Education Center at the Don Edwards SF Bay National Wildlife Refuge, 1751 Grand Blvd., San Jose (Alviso). Advance registrations are required and should be made by visiting the Bay Nature.org reservation page.
Celebrate Mexican Independence Day and Latin American culture during a Fiestas Patrías event set for 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16 at Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway Street, Redwood City. The program will include a flag ceremony, Mariachi music, traditional dance and food booths. Admission is free. For details, call 650-780-7000.
Mark your calendars now for the annual Redwood City Salsa Festival which is set for noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 throughout the downtown area. The event will include salsa, Tequila and microbrew beer tasting, live music, hands-on art projects and a children’s play area. Admission is free. For details, call 650-780-7000.
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