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Bring the Young Artists to "KIDZ ART DAY" in Redwood City

Redwood City, CA - September 12, 2003 - The Redwood City Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department and ARTshare of San Mateo County present “KIDZ ART DAY” on Saturday, October 4 from 10:30 am until 4 pm at Red Morton Park, 1400 Roosevelt Avenue. The entire family will enjoy this artistic day in the park, featuring theater and circus arts, mask making, poetry writing, music, crafts, dance, paint, sculpture, and much more! Kids can participate in hands-on activities and enjoy fun, exciting presentations on the arts. All young artists, and especially those who would like to be an artist for the day, are invited to join in the fun.

There will be featured artists and musicians performing throughout the day, and arts and crafts tables where kids can experiment with a variety of arts materials. Local favorite Cosmo the Circus Master will host his hands-on Circus Tent where kids can learn to juggle, walk on stilts, and perform other amazing circus acts under the Big Top. Also featured are Flamenco dancers, and story-tellers with amazing tales that will captivate children of all ages.

Participants are encouraged to enjoy lunch at the picnic tables, grassy areas, and shade trees, and spend the entire day enjoying and participating in arts events and performances. This FREE event is sponsored by ARTshare of San Mateo County, the Redwood City Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department, First National Bank, Peninsula Community Foundation, and the San Mateo County Times.

ARTshare ensures the continuity and strength of San Mateo County's cultural organizations, improves the quality of life, and enhances the image of San Mateo County as a culturally rich community. ARTshare accomplishes this by providing advocacy, promoting collaboration, and developing support for the arts. More information on ARTshare is available at 650-655-4605.

The Redwood City Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department provides recreational facilities and activities for all ages and interests, and supplies building and custodial services for City buildings. Redwood City Parks also operates the Fair Oaks Community Center, providing social, educational, and cultural activities, as well as information, referral, and counseling services to persons living in Redwood City and neighboring communities. Redwood City Parks is more than you think! Its website is located at

Visit Redwood City's website at for information about the City and its services, the community, recreation programs, education, City government, and local business.

Contact: Chris Beth
Recreation Superintendent


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