Editor's Note: Welcome to "Week Ahead" a new column for San Mateo Patch that gives our readers essential information at a glance—places to go and things to do in San Mateo and the surrounding area. For most of us, I'm sure "try something new" or "find a new hobby" are high up on our to-do list. Patch helps you accomplish this with novel ways to change up your weekly routine with fun events, out-of-the-box programs and classes you've always wanted to try.
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New Nail Bar Opens in Town
Now Open, 1:00 pm
203 E 4th Ave, San Mateo, $30
LuMora Luxe Nail Bar specializes in natural nails, no acrylic. We use only Zoya & OPI polishes. Come try the new Gelcolor by OPI.
Monday, April 15; 4:30 pm
385 1st Ave, San Mateo, FREE
Food trucks + mini farmers' market: Come hang out with us and enjoy live music and good food while shopping for fresh, seasonal, organic whole foods from local farmers!
Travel Wizards Adventure Travel Expo
Tuesday, April 16; 5:30 pm
650 Shell Blvd, Foster City, FREE
Come meet some of the vacation world's top experts in active, specialized, hobby-oriented, niche travel. Indulge your passions while traveling the globe.
Spring 2013 Human Rights Day
Thursday, April 18; 11:00 am
College of San Mateo, 1700 W Hillsdale Blvd, San Mateo, FREE
Together, we have more power than any ONE to stand up for the rights of EVERYONE. Rise and be outraged by the shooting of a 15-year-old child who demanded an education, the mass rape of women as a tool of oppression, and the systematic murder of journalists who dared to speak truth to power.
Join us in raising awareness of human rights around the world with 30 student demonstrations of outrage. TOGETHER, we can exercise our power to make the world a more just place.
The Sound of Improv
Friday, April 19; 7:00 pm
Aragon High School, 900 Alameda de Las Pulgas, San Mateo, $10.00
See the Aragon Improv Team perform in the improvised musical, The Sound of Improv! In the first act, the audience sees improvised "teasers" for musicals that are made up on the spot, and votes on their favorite. Then in the second act, the improv team improvises a full length musical based on the teaser the audience picked. Tickets sold at the door.
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