May 2012

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summer camp guide 2012

Are You Registered?
Visit our Summer Camp Website!

Our  Summer Camp & Aquatics Website is LIVE and ready for you to get loads of great, easy-to-find information! All of our summer camps are linked to our registration page from here, and we'll be updating frequently to alert you of changes, full programs, and more! 

  Happy Mother's Day!
Happy Mother's Day to all of the cool Moms. Love, Us
We "borrowed this from awesome, Bay Area Children's Author, Todd Parr.
todd parr
streets alive parks alive

Streets Alive! Parks Alive!
Sunday, May 6, 2012
2600 Block of Broadway, Redwood City
Streets Alive! Parks Alive! is a coordinated effort among cities across San Mateo County to promote healthy communities by providing safe, accessible, public spaces for recreation. Streets and parks throughout San Mateo County are opened up for exercise, dancing, strolling, cycling, picnicking and play!

  • Italian Street Chalk Art Demo & Interactive Area with the Redwood City Art Center
  • Wall panel painting with the Redwood City Art Center
  • Make your own Frisbees
  • Octopus Bean Bag Toss
  • Tricycle Race Course (Trikes provided!)
  • Inflatable Playland
  • Performance by Earthcapades @ 11am
  • Performance by Broadway by the Bay Youth Theater Conservatory @ 1:30pm
  • And other active games!
mother's day concert "Almost" Mother's Day Kid's Concert
Saturday, May 12, 2012

Courthouse Square (map)
Andy Z and the Andyland Band

Have at blast at the “Almost” Mother’s Day Concert, featuring Andy Z & the Andyland Band! Families will enjoy a fun kid's concert, an inflatable playland, and can also create a Mother's Day Gift in the craft area. This concert is sponsored by the Redwood City Mother’s Club and the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department.
Check out Andy Z's Awesome Music Video!

Farmers' Markets!
Kiwanis Club Farmers' Market
Saturdays, April through November
Downtown, in the parking lot at the corner of Hamilton and Winslow Streets (map)

Rotary Farmers' Market
Starts May 1, 2012!
Tuesdays, May through September
Downtown, on Broadway and Hamilton Streets (map)
Plus! Children's Inflatable Play Area

  Honoring Parks!
playfulcity For the 3rd year in a row, Redwood City is recognized as KABOOM'S, PLAYFUL CITY USA!
Our investments in playground renovations and park improvements, along with our work on the Joint Use Agreement process with the School District earned us this honor! Find out more about this fun program, here...
  Park Improvement Updates
marlin park plansMarlin Park Playground Renovation
WORK HAS BEGUN! Immediate neighbors (within 400 feet of the park) were notified by door hangers; RSCA put information on their website; there are signs on site, and there will be a notice in the upcoming Pilot. We’re excited for the improved playground structure, new amenities, and a new tot lot. Stay tuned for progress updates!
 Instagram @RWCParks

Hey Instagrammers! You can now follow @RWCParks and share awesome pics downtown, in classes, in our lovely parks, wherever! AND, we will have some fun challenges this summer! Join us!


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 Building Closures

Redwood City Community Centers will be closed on:

Memorial Day
Monday, May 28, 2012
 Library Activities
pinata Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Saturday May 5 • 10:00am-1:00pm
Downtown Library

Crafts, snacks, music and lots of fun!
11:00-12:00 Live music by El Mosquito and Sonidolos
10:30-1:00 Learn to make tamales with Chef Steve
Jazz fly Family Author Night

Tuesday May 8 • 7:00pm @ Garfield Elementary School

Tuesday May 15 • 6:00pm @ Hawes Elementary School

Hear a bilingual presentation by Matthew Gollub. There will be a raffle and booksale.

hand prints Crafty Tales

Saturday May 12 • 11:00am
Downtown Library

Great stories! Great crafts!

bubble man Louis Pearl the Amazing Bubble Man

Wednesday May 16 • 7:009m
Downtown Library

Saturday May 19 • 11:00am
Redwood Shores Branch Library
Incredibly fun science of Bubble-Ology!

seaside story

Seaside Storytime

Saturday May 26 • 11:00am
Downtown Library

Saturday May 26 • 1:30pm
Redwood Shores Branch Library

Hear stories and see animals with the Marine Science Institute.

quinteto Latino Quinteto Latino

Saturday May 26 • 1:00pm
Downtown Library

A music program for the whole family.

 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!

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