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May 2006

In this Issue:

Summer Recreation Brochures & Registration

Affordable Housing Fair

Summer Concerts

New Camps

Teen Parties

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  Summer Recreation Brochure

Activity Guides will be mailed on May 10th! Look for your copy in your mailbox. All residents of Redwood City, Woodside and parts of San Carlos will receive the brochure in the mail. If you would like to be added to the mailing list, email us!

Registration Dates:
Residents- May 17
Non-residents- May 30
Online registration begins at 11am

 Affordable Housing Fair
Saturday, May 20, 2006
Fair Oaks Community Center
2600 Middlefield Road
Redwood City, CA 94063

• Informational Booths
• First Time Homebuyers Workshop
• How to Find Affordable Rental Housing in San Mateo County
• Fair Housing Workshop
• Landlord/Tenant Rights Workshop

Sponsored by Citibank

For more info, contact the Housing Leadership Council, (650)872-4444 or visit

 Summer Concert Series
June 28 California Cowboys (Country)
July 5 Zydeco Flames (Zydeco/Cajun Rock)
July 12 Molly’s Revenge (Celtic)
July 19 Pure Ecstasy (Motown R&B)
July 26 Double Funk Crunch (Discomania)
August 2 Garage Band (From the 40’s to Today)
August 9 Orquesta d’ Sol (Salsa, Latin)
August 16 Sun Kings (Best of the Beatles)

June 16 Fred McCarty & Co. (Texas Swing, Country)
June 23 Big Rain (Rockin’ Country, Funk, Blues)
June 30 Daddy-O (Rock and Roll)
July 7 Dave Crimmen (Rockabilly)
July 14 Wally’s Swing World (Stylish Swing to Modern)
July 21 Busta-Groove (Disco and more!)
July 28 Take Two (70’s, 80’s and 90’s)
August 4 Emily Lord (Light Pop, Gospel, Blues, etc.)
August 11 Ben Marcato & His Mondo Combo (Swing)
August 18 Cool Jerks (Motown meets Big Band)
August 25 Nite Cry (Blues)
Sept. 1 Jackie Payne & Steve Edmonson (Blues)
Sept. 8 Aja Vu (Steely Dan Tribute Band)

Sponsored by the Redwood City Civic Cultural Commission and Redwood City Parks, Recreation and Community Services. Funded in part by a generous donation from the Port of Redwood City, San Mateo Credit Union, Provident Credit Union and Allied Waste (formally BFI)

 New Summer Camps

We have added a few more camps to the summer menu! Camps that are in the upcoming activity brochure that were not listed in the spring include:
  • Gymnastics Camp
  • Junior Fire Academy Camp
  • Teen Culinary Camp
  • Mini Art Camps
  • Stanford Rowing Camp
 Teen Parties
Are you looking to host a teen party? If you are, then we have the perfect place for you! The Teen Center at Red Morton Community Center will be available for rental from 6-9pm every Friday and Saturday. You will be provided with one of our Teen Supervisors to help facilitate your party and full use of all recreation equipment:
  • Pool table & foosball table
  • 50” flat screen TV (Cable TV)
  • Video Games (X-box & Arcade Games)
  • In house music system for dancing
  • DVD for movies
  • Tables for food and refreshments
  • Outside patio for BBQ (Only offered if available)
  • GYM for sports (Only offered if available)

Cost: $100 per hour
Refundable Deposit: $200.00
Maximum Participants: 20
Please contact the Red Morton Community Center at
650.780.7311 to reserve your party or for more information!