Family Activity Day

Since its inception in 1999, the Week of the Family Committee has designated the Monday of the week as a time reserved for families to stay at home and do something specifically with their family. It is hoped that reserving a set time each week for family time will become habit-forming. To show their support, when the event is not on a holiday, San Carlos principals have historically declared Monday, as a "No Homework" night.

Family Activity Day is for everyone. You are encour...
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Family History Night



Come and get started learning about where your family came from (genealogy) and where they went along the way. 20 Million people have connected to a deeper Family Story already.

To make the research for an ancestor a bit easier, please bring as much information as possible, including your password to get into your email. More

Cooks Night Off

For three nights during Week of the Family you have the opportunity to the family cook(s) the night off! Eating dinner with the family is often cited as a cherished childhood memory. Allow our community-minded restaurateurs to help you celebrate. The San Carlos restaurants listed below are offering a Cooks’ Night Off Special Discount when you mention “San Carlos Week of the Family.” Don’t forget to thank the manager for their support to our families! And it's polite to tip on the full ...
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Family Adopt-A-Grandparent Night


Calling all Middle School kids! Come down with your family and spend an evening with the residents of The Elms. Many fun activities including making Valentines cards for veterans, reading or playing games with the residents, and making lunches for the homeless. Feel free to bring your favorite short story to read.

Sign up at Central or Tierra Linda.
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Hiller Flight Night



Explore the magic of flight at the Hiller Aviation Museum! Discover how aircraft fly with a collection of some 50 historic aircraft. Take on the wind tunnel challenge in the Invention Lab, take the controls of a realistic flight simulator and much more on a family-themed evening of aerial excitement.

In addition to normal Week of the Family events at Hiller, the museum is hosting an indoor planetarium event. Come and learn about the stars and use this new knowledge during t...
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Family Theater Night: Footloose

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San Carlos Children's Theater presents Footloose. Students from Arroyo School, Mariposa, Charter Learning Center, Central Middle School and Tierra Linda Middle School will perform at Mustang Hall. Checkout the web page at More

Family Story Night


Enjoy a children's book read at the Reading Bug. If you can, bring a bear to share with a child in need. Space is limited, so get there early.
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Adult Trivia Night

A NEW & EXCITING LOCATION FOR 2020

Calling all trivia buffs… the games are back for the 3rd year and we are excited to announce a new location, Domenico’s Winery, located at 1697 Industrial Road in San Carlos. Game time is Friday night January 24, 2020 from 6PM - 8PM and will be held upstairs in the Syrah Suite.

Domenico’s has an eatery and bar downstairs–the Osteria–serving Italian small plates, pizza, other dishes and award winning win...
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Family Firetruck Tour

Members of the San Carlos Fire Department will allow children of all ages to tour a Fire Truck at the Laurel Street Station.  This is at the same location and time as the Family Scavenger Hunt and Family Geocaching events.
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Family Scavenger Hunt

Enjoy a leisurely walk through the downtown area as you search for items in the windows of local merchants listed on the Scavenger Hunt Sheet. Your entire family will share in the fun as you scan windows seeking the hunt objects. The hunt begins at the San Carlos Museum between 10 a.m. and noon. A list of rules and a hunt sheet will be given to each family prior to the start.  This is at the same location and time as the Family Firetruck Tour and Family Geocachi...
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