Soroptimist Liza Normandy, South San Francisco City Council’s newest member, announced the two Women’s Opportunity Award winners: Rosa Acosta, administrative assistant II in the SSF City Manager’s office, and Gay Nicanor David, honorably discharged as a corporal from the U.S. Army Reserves HHC 2nd Medical Brigade after serving in Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Both women are working, and raising children while also attending school working on new goals to improve their lives. South San Francisco Mayor Karyl Matsumoto and Judy Bush, vice president, SSF Unified School District board of trustees, were judges for the Women’s Opportunity Award.
“I don’t write social and political plays because I’ve always thought the family was the microcosm orange tulle - fine art photography - ballet dancers in orange tulle dresses. 8x10 of what goes on in the world,” he told The Paris Review in 1992, Simon received his first Tony Award in 1965 as best author — a category now discontinued — for “The Odd Couple,” although the comedy lost the best-play prize to Frank D, Gilroy’s “The Subject Was Roses.”, He won a best-play Tony 20 years later for “Biloxi Blues.” In 1991, “Lost in Yonkers” received both the Tony and the Pulitzer Prize, And there was a special achievement Tony, too, in 1975..
Old-Fashioned Fourth of July for Children. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 4. San Mateo County History Museum. Food, crafts. Museum admission will be half-price that day: $2.50 for adults, $1.50 for seniors and students, free for kids 5 and under. www.historysmc.org or 650-299-0104. 28th annual Connoisseurs’ Marketplace. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 19 and 20. Art, crafts, music, food, drinks, kids fun zone. Santa Cruz Avenue between El Camino Real and Johnson St., Menlo Park. Free. 650-325-2818 or www.miramarevents.com.
Wendy Waller and The Denny Berthiaume Trio, 7:15-10 p.m, Nov, 4, Angelica’s Bistro, 863 Main St., Redwood orange tulle - fine art photography - ballet dancers in orange tulle dresses. 8x10 City, $10-15 advance (discounts available), $15 at the door, www.angelicasllc.com or 650-679-8184, Will Russ Jr, (Club Fox Blues Jam), 7 p.m, Nov, 5, Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City, $7, 877-435-9849 or www.clubfoxrwc.com, Makana, 7 p.m, Nov, 6, Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City, $28, 877-435-9849 or www.clubfoxrwc.com, Club Fox Salsa Spot 3rd Anniversary with Orq N’Rumba & Vibrason (Salsa Spot), 8:30 p.m, Nov, 7, Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City, $15, 877-435-9849 or www.clubfoxrwc.com..
Adds Garcia, “And everyone’s wishing they’d done it sooner!”. Attired, respectively, in a three-piece suit and tie, and a twirly dress and heels, de Dios and Garcia move with the easy grace of the lifelong dance professionals they are. Both natives of Southern California, the pair met at a training class for new Arthur Murray instructors. De Dios had grown up on hip-hop and Spanish folk dances. But that all changed when he got his first look at ballroom. “I saw how fun it was. But I also saw that the cool guys were swing dancing and doing other ballroom steps with really good looking women … so I decided I needed to learn how to do that,” de Dios laughs.