1 . Soccer school for bigger "little ones"
Yesterday we told you about soccer "school" for kids under five that's being offered by the Menlo Park Youth Sports program. Well, they're working with Kidz Love Soccer for your older ones, too. There are two groups here today, kids that are just over 5 years old to just under 7. Another class will work with kids aged 7 to 9 years old. The sessions include age appropriate activities: skill demonstrations, fun games and instructional scrimmages. Young Soccer enthusiasts experience the soccer-fun in a safe, non competitive environment, facilitated by a licensed professional. Shin guards are required.
Classes for both age groups start tomorrow; for the older kids, the classes will meet Thursdays from 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. The younger ones have a choice of two sessions, Thursdays from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. or Fridays from 3:20 to 4:05 p.m. The fee is $97 for resident and $131 for non-residents. The classes will take place at , which is located at Burgess Drive and Alma Street. For more informaation contact Todd Zeo at (650) 330-2222 or email him at email@example.com.
2. Staying Safe on the Internet
has some tips for you on this timely topic. Staying safe on the internet. Spam, spam, spam ... plus Internet scams, viruses, phishing, and frauds. There’s far more good than bad to be found on the Internet, but you need to be careful. This talk will help you become aware of some of the hazards, and how to prevent them. This free talk is Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Garden Room of . Little House Council President Maggie Melaney, who is also a computer lab instructor, will be speaking. is located at 800 Middle Avenue. For more information, contact Dea Smeed at (650) 326-2025, ext. 221 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. See a documentary about the life Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Kultur movie series at is this afternoon and if you have gone by the session on Internet safety, you might want to stick around to see this documentary about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King. We just observed his day Monday, so it's appropriate to take another look at his life. This hour-long documentary concentrates on his many groundbreaking accomplishments. Footage covers Dr. King’s war on poverty and his staunch opposition to the Vietnam War. Also included is his stirring ‘I Have A Dream” speech and details of his involvement in the Memphis sanitation worker’s strike in March and April of 1968. The movie will be shown in the auditorium at 1:30 p.m. Once the movie begins, no one is admitted. The fee is $2 for members; $3 for non-members. is located at 800 Middle Avenue. For more information, contact Dea Smeed at email@example.com or by calling her at (650) -326-2025, ext. 221.
4. Bridging the Innovation Gap
The Commonwealth Club is taking a look at the innovation gap tonight. A recent report cites that the U.S. ranks last out of 40 nations in progress made in the last decade on innovation‐based competitiveness. A panel discusses what kind of tax policy, trade agreements, and support for science, technology and education are required to make American innovation thrive once again. Speakers include Mark Warner U.S. Senator (D-VA), Hon. Co-Chair, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation; Rob Atkinson, President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation; and Weili Dai, Co-founder and Vice President and General Manager of Communications and Computing Business Unit, Marvell Technology Group. Steve Wright, Vice President of Strategic Communications, Silicon Valley Leadership Group will moderate. Tonight's discussion is at the Quadrus Conference Center from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is $25 for members and n0n-members in advance, $40 at the door. The Quadrus Conference Center is located at 2400 Sandhill Road. For more information, call Commonwealth Club at 1-408-280-5530 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. Another perspective on the Internet
William Davidow talks about his new book, "Overconnected: The Promise and Threat of the Internet " at Kepler's tonight. Davidow explains how the success of the Internet has also created a unique set of hazards. Davidow is a successful Silicon Valley venture capitalist, philanthropist, and author. As senior VP at Intel, he was responsible for the design of the Intel microprocessor chip. His talk starts at 7 p.m. Admission is free. Kepler's is located at 1010 El Camino Real. For more information, call Pam Grange at 650-324-4321 or e-mail email@example.com.