Jade says her left-handedness is an advantage in fencing. She also has good endurance; before taking up fencing, Jade was a competitive swimmer. “If you stand like this for a long time you get tired,” she said, showing the crouched stance and the extended arm of fencers. On Jan. 25, the young club hosted the largest event in the Bay Cup history. The Bay Cup is an organization that hosts about 80 tournaments and between 150 and 180 events every season. A tournament can have more than one event, but in this case, the academy only had one event: 14-year-old boys fencing with foil. Sixty-five boys participated in the event, making it the largest event in the Bay Cup’s history, Igor said.
Funded entirely through private donations including a $10 million gift from the Kalmanovitz Charitable Foundation, the facility will enrich the student experience, administrators say, “The new Joseph L, Alioto Recreation Center will be an exciting hub of energy and community building for the Saint Mary’s campus,” Saint Mary’s President James Donohue said in a statement, While the facility creates new workout space for ballet shoes and tutus printable wall art, ballet digital print, dance printable the college’s 4,000 or so students, Division I athletes will continue to use existing facilities, said Mark Orr, the college’s director of athletics and recreation, Those facilities include Madigan Gym and a weight room known as the Power Plant..
Bay Pointe Ballet. Bruce Steivel’s “The Nutcracker.” Dec. 14-22. Sets and costumes by Alexandre Vassiliev. San Mateo Performing Arts Center, 600 N. Delaware Ave., San Mateo. $30-$60 (discounts available). http://baypointeballet.org/season/nutcracker.php. Annual LEGO Holiday Extravaganza. Museum of American Heritage. 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Fridays-Sundays, Dec. 13-Jan. 19. Museum of American Heritage, 351 Homer Avenue, Palo Alto. $2. www.moah.org or 650-321-1004. San Mateo County History Museum. “Plowing Ahead: Historic Peninsula Farming.” Horse-drawn farm equipment from Runnymede Farm in Woodside. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily except Mondays. www.historysmc.org or 650-299-0104.
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The Twilight Zone: The iconic 1960s television show is dramatized by the West Valley College Theatre Department. Director Bruce De Les Dernier has adapted three classic episodes: “The Obsolete Man,” “One for the Angels” and “Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up.” March 21-22, 27-29 at 8 p.m. and March 23 and 30 at 2 p.m. Studio Theatre, 14000 Fruitvale Ave., Saratoga. $12 general/$10 students and seniors. 408-741-7670. Acoustic Open Mike: The South Bay Folks Acoustic Open Mike is open to all acoustic musicians, singers and songwriters. Thursdays, 7 p.m. Santa Clara County Parks & Recreation, 298 Garden Hill Drive, Los Gatos. southbayfolks.org/calendars/giglist.html.