• Doctor Atomic at the Met courtesy Rialto Distribution


    Afternoon At The Opera Summer 2018

    Come immerse yourself in spell binding stories with intriguing themes, daring schemes with  intriguing developments and, in some cases, absolutely hilarious outcomes as we study and enjoy 4 operas. Treat yourself to an afternoon at the opera this summer. Novices Welcome!


    Guest Passes will NOT be accepted for the Summer 2018 class.

    June 4:     Dr. Atomic by John Adams. The opera reveals the inner turmoil of the scientists of the Manhattan Project leading up to the detonation of the first atomic bomb.

    June 11:    Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini follows a child bride from hopefulness to despair in his most lyrical of operas that ends in a spine-tingling climax.

    June 18:    L’Italiana in Algeri by Gioachino Rossini explores the comic possibilities of the relationship between the European and “Moorish” cultures in a playful, vivacious way.

    June 25:    Candide. Leonard Bernstein, using wit, charm, and singable tunes, retells Voltaire’s story of a sheltered young man facing the realities of life.



    San Mateo Senior Center

    Registration fee includes a $5 site surcharge.

    080807             M           2:30 - 4:30 pm           Deghi             6/4 - 6/25           $85


    To register: Complete San Mateo Adult School’s registration form or come to the SMART Center during normal business hours. Early registration is advised.

    San Mateo Parks and Rec and the San Mateo Senior Center will not accept opera registrations.


    West Bay Community Band

    Musicians Wanted! If you’ve been itching to play again come join the West Bay and San Carlos Community Band. Our band has over 60 fun-loving musicians who enjoy playing music of all styles and periods, performing, and appreciate being part of an ensemble. All instruments needed. Gain new musical knowledge and skill. NO audition required. For more information, contact Erinn Washburn at

    Class times can be found by visiting the West Bay Community Band website. Registration for this class can be completed either in class or online visiting the website:


    Mills High School
    (No class 7/04)

    080823                    W               7 - 9:30 pm      Washburn            4/25 - 7/18            $100