April 2009

In this Issue:

Spring Break Camps

Egg Hunt

Volunteer Downtown

Kids Nights Out!

We are Hiring for Summer!

Call for Artists

2009 Pet Parade

Events at the VMSC

Join eNews

Contact Us:
by email

Visit us
on the web:

Home Page

 Spring Break Camps!

Spring Break Camps
If you need childcare during the school vacation or just looking for something fun your child to do, we have the solution! Choose from recreation camps with your favorite staff members, Soccer camps, Cooking and more! We have programs the week of April 6th as well as April 13th!

 Beautiful Day HUNT

Saturday, April 11, 2009
Gates open at 12:30pm
Egg hunt at 1:30pm
Andy Z from 2:00-2:40pm

Red Morton Park, 1400 Roosevelt Ave, RWC

Beautiful Day HUNT is a free, Easter egg hunt for the Redwood City community. Please join Redwood City Mayor and Grand Marshall, Rosanne Foust, for this egg hunt with 25,000 candy-filled plastic eggs, crafts, face painting, bouncy houses, refreshments, live music, and entertainment by children’s performer, singer/songwriter Andy Z. There are separate egg hunt zones for children in different age groups.
More information: www.hunt-rwc.org or call 650-365-8094
Coordinated by: Redeemer Lutheran Church, Peninsula Covenant Church & Communidad Familiar Cristiana in partnership with Redwood City Parks, Recreation and Community Services.
 Volunteer Opportunity
Volunteer Downtown!
Are you looking for a fun way to give back to your community? We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us with our Downtown Events.
Download an application (49K, pdf)
 Kid's Nights Out
Ages 6-11
Friday, April 3, 2009

Red Morton Community Center
This will be an Eggcellent Night of Spring excitement! We will play fun group games for prizes, get crafty making a Spring art project, and more. Everyone is a winner, hop to it and sign up! Pizza and drinks included.

BOYS NIGHT OUT- register now!
Super Sports Frenzy
Ages 6-11

Friday, April 10, 2009

Sandpiper Community Center
Calling all boys! Do you think you have what it takes for a night of non-stop sports action? If so, than the Super Sport Frenzy Night is for you! Join us for an evening of everything sports. Challenge is the name of the game and the prize is FUN! Don’t worry about dinner, pizza and drinks are included.

 We Are Hiring Summer Staff!

jackie loves bugsCAMP LEADERS: APPLY NOW
RWC Parks and Recreation is looking for positive and motivated individuals! If you are 16 years and older and are looking to work with kids this summer, then this is for you! Opportunities exist at School Site Programs, Summer Camps, Day Camps, or Teen Programs. Salaries range from $8.00 - $14.75 per hour. We are accepting applications right now and you can download them online (coming soon) or pick them up at the Red Morton Community Center. Summer training will begin on June 17. Don’t miss out on making new friends, money and memories for the summer of 2009! For more information call the Red Morton front desk at (650) 780-7311.

swim instructorLIFEGUARDS: Check our HR web page next week or call 650.780.7311
Are you interested in becoming a lifeguard? We are hiring! You must be a certified lifeguard (Have a Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Card prior to working) and at least 16 years old. Pay is very competitive and the work environment very fun, challenging and rewarding. Spend your summer outdoors, teach kids how to swim, and be a role model for the community. We are accepting applications right now and you can download them online (coming soon) or pick them up at the Red Morton Community Center. For more information on becoming a lifeguard for Redwood City, please call Eric Newby at (650) 780-7317 or enewby@redwoodcity.org

 Call For Artists!
art on the square

Call for Artists!
2009 Art on the Square
Artists! Be a part of Art on the Square, a series of four juried shows on the streets surrounding Courthouse Square in the heart of downtown Redwood City. Apply now!

 Pet Parade - Save the Date!
 Events at the VMSC

All events below are held at the Veterans Memorial Senior Center, 1455 Madison Ave. Redwood City. (MAP)

Monday Morning Movie Madness (MMMM)
Every Monday In March 10am-Noon

Come to the Veterans Memorial Senior Center every Monday in March and enjoy your classic favorites on the big screen again!  After the movie, enjoy a hearty lunch for only $4.50!  Call our lunch desk at (650) 780-7259 for menu selections and reservations.
Monday, April 6th: Rebel Without A Cause
Monday, April 13th: Jailhouse Rock
Monday, April 20th: A Streetcar Named Desire
Monday, April 27th: Citizen Kane

Friday Movies For Everyone
Every Friday at 1:15PM (Unless Otherwise Announced)
Come to the Veterans Memorial Senior Center in March for a FREE featured movie in our state of the art movie theatre!  Call (650) 780-7270 for the most current movie listing.
Friday, April 3rd: Passengers
Friday, April 10th: W.
Friday, April 17th: What Just Happened
Friday, April 24th: Quantum of Solace

Earthquake Preparedness
w/ Kathleen Jacobi
Thursday, April 2, 2009

It’s not a matter of IF, but WHEN the next earthquake will come, and it could be a big one. Being prepared will be crucial regarding your safety and survival. You will receive life saving information and an earthquake survival kit. There will be an opportunity to get your questions answered. Even if you have attended one of these lectures in the past, it never hurts to refresh your memory and update your response plan. FREE

Why Can’t I Lose Weight?
w/ Dr. Simia McCully ,
Thursday, April 23, 2009

Why is it so difficult not only to lose weight, but keep to it off? This lecture will be very informative and helpful. Dr. McCully studied at the world’s leading school for natural medicine, Bastyr University. She has a private practice in Menlo Park. FREE

 Redwood City eNews

Be in the eknow!
Would you like to be notified about city events, classes and more? The City of Redwood City is excited to offer you our new eNewsletter service. With this system, you can subscribe to not only different Parks & Recreation eNews, but Citywide Press Releases, Library Information, Utility Bills and more. Some of these subscriber lists are not yet available, but we are constantly updating the choices! Click on the link below to subscribe to the document(s) you want and you will start receiving emails!