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June 2011

In this Issue:

Summer camps & swim lessons start next week!

Is Your Child Ready For Camp?

Downtown Events!

Music in the Parks

Storytime in the Park

36th Annual July 4th Fun Run

Summer Activity Guide

Herkner Pool

Events at the VMSC

Events at the VMSC

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  Summer Camps & Swim Lessons start NEXT WEEK!

What Does Summer in Redwood City Look Like? Let us show you...

Summer camps are sooooo fun! Make new friends, try something new, and creating lasting memories!

Visit our RedwoodCityCamps.org for more information and to register!

  Is Your Child Ready for Camp?
kids Is Your Child Ready For Camp?
Parents! Does the word “Summer” ignite feelings of panic about how you are going to entertain your child all season long? Click here for some tips about camp for the first time and making the transition easier. READ MORE...
  Downtown Events! WOW!
music on the square

Music On The Square
Fridays through October 7, 2011

Courthouse Square
Coming up:
June 17: Tempest- Celtic Rock
June 24: Livewire- Pop
July 1- Whiskey Dawn- Country

jazz on main Jazz on Main
Mondays, June 20-August 15, 2011
Main Street, Downtown
Coming up:
June 20: Anton Schwartz Quintet
June 27: The Peter Horvath Group
classical Classical Series
Saturday, June 25, 2011

Redwood Symphony
The Redwood Symphony will be performing selections from West Side Story, E.T. and Lord of the Rings, Mozart's Eine Kleine Nacht Musik, Sousa Marches, Strauss' Beautiful Blue Danube Waltz and much more.
movies on the square Movies On The Square
Thursdays through October 6, 2011
@Sundown (approx 8:45pm)

Courthouse Square
Coming up:
June 23: Jurassic Park (PG-13)
June 30- The Green Hornet (PG-13)
July 7
- How To Train Your Dragon (PG)
dancing on the square Dancing On The Square
Tuesdays June 22-September 21, 2010

Courthouse Square
Coming up:
June 21: Swing/Lindy Hop
 Live music by Steve Lucky & the Rhumba Bums
June 28- Waltz
  Music in the Parks

Music in the Park
Wednesdays, June 22-August 10, 2011

Stafford Park (map)

June 22: Night Fever- Pop/Dance Party
June 29: Pure Ecstasy- Motown

sounds of the shores
Sounds of the Shores
Thursdays, June 23, July 28 and August 11, 2011

Marlin Park (map)

June 23: Tin Man- Rock
  Storytime in the Park
Storytime in the Park Storytime in the Park!
with Jim Howland
Presented by the Redwood City Public Library
Wednesdays, June 22-August 10, 2011

A new park each week!

FREE storytime in the park series – come to one or come to all.  Discover new parks in your town, enjoy great stories and meet new friends. No need to register.
June 22: Stafford Park
June 29: Stulsaft Park
July 6: Mezes Park
  36th Annual 4th of July Fun Run
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2011 4th of July Fun Run
July 4, 2011

Ever want to run with 40,000 spectators to cheer you on?
Then come out to downtown Redwood City for the 36th Annual 4th of July Parade Run! This 3.6 mile fun run takes place along the route of one of the most popular 4th of July parades in Northern California, so you'll have no shortage of supporters. Afterwards, you can stay and watch the parade and enjoy the lively street fair. Registration and volunteer sites are now open, so now's your chance to take advantage of early bird pricing and join in the fun!
  Summer Activity Guide

Summer Activity Guide
Classes are in full force! We have too many classes and camps to list here! Pick up an Activity Guide from one of our Community Centers today or visit our website. All residents of Redwood City and Woodside received this brochure in the mail back in March. If you live outside of these areas and would like to be added to the mailing list, email us!


  Herkner Pool Hours

Herkner Pool (map it)
2011 Season 6/20-8/12

1315 Madison Ave., Redwood City, CA 94061

Adult Lap Swim: M-F 6-8am & 12-1pm
Recreation Swim: M-F 1:15-3pm & Saturdays 1:15-4pm

For more info and fees, click here.

  Events at the VMSC

Friday Movies for Everyone
Unless Otherwise Announced
Come to the Veterans Memorial Senior Center every Friday for a FREE featured movie in our state of the art movie theatre!

Friday, June 24: True Grit

Independence Day Celebration
Friday, July 1, 2011

Veterans Memorial Senior Center

Join us for this patriotic outdoor celebration. Hamburger
and Hot dogs will be served, games, music and prizes! Fun times. Fee: $7.
  Library Events
Join the Summer Reading Club!
Readers, Listeners & Parents! Sign up at any Redwood City Library starting June 9th. Win prizes by reading 600 minutes by August 31st. Enjoy special Summer Reading Club programs all summer long!
karen quest

Karen Quest, Cowgirl
Hold yer horses for some trick roping, whip cracking comedy!

Tuesday June 21 • 4:00 pm - Schaberg Branch Library
Tuesday June 21 • 7:00 pm - Downtown Library
Wednesday June 22 • 4:00 pm - Fair Oaks Branch Library

Wednesday June 22 • 7:00 pm - Redwood Shores Branch Library

rock steady juggling

Rock Steady Juggling
Juggling, comedy—and recycling!

Tuesday June 28 • 4:00 pm - Schaberg Branch Library
Tuesday June 28 • 7:00 pm - Downtown Library
Wednesday June 29 • 4:00 pm - Fair Oaks Branch Library

Wednesday June 29 • 7:00 pm - Redwood Shores Branch Library


Museum of Craft and Folk Art
MAKE IT - Cultural Arts Programs
Slide shows, artifacts, and hands-on activities

Thursday June 23 • 3:00pm 
Fair Oaks Branch Library
The Olmec, Maya, and Aztec

Thursday June 30 • 3:00pm 
Schaberg Branch Library
West Africa

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