October 2006

In this Issue:


Holiday Kid's Programs

Downtown Festival

Autumn Festival

Park Updates

4th Annual "Save the Music Festival" in Redwood Shores

New Classes

Redwood City After School Sports Program

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Saturday, October 28

"A spooky good time for the whole family to enjoy"
Ages: Newborn to 10 years old
Carnival Games, Monster Maze, Crafts, Prizes & Fun! Costume Parade at 1:30pm
Admission $5
Red Morton Community Center, 1120 Roosevelt Ave.
View Website or call 780-7311

 Holiday Kid's Programs

Click the links to check out these great Fall Activities for Kids!

Kids Batty for Halloween! (Ages 3-5) 10/14
Friday Fright Night (Ages 6-12) 10/20
Fall Adventure Camp (Ages 6-10) 10/23-10/27

  Our Town - Downtown

Sunday, October 15th , 2006
Opening Ceremony 11am
Festivities 12-7pm

Festival website

Redwood City's revitalized Downtown will be unveiled with a fun, exciting, and historic celebration that the whole family will love! ! "Our Downtown" will offer great activities, music and entertainment, food, beverages, and a wonderful time for the entire family!

 Autumn Festival
The spirit of the holiday season begins! Join us for a festive day of showcasing arts and crafts, music, food and of course shopping!
Still looking for Vendors- call 650.780.7264 to participate
Saturday, October 28th, 2006
10:00am to 4:00pm

- Arbor Gift Shop Open House
- Holiday Boutique with over 25 vendors
- Variety of Entertainment
- Italian and German sausages; plus specialty   beers and other goodies served.

Proceeds to benefit Holiday Giving Program
 Park Improvement Updates

Phase I of the synthetic turf installation project at Red Morton Park is well underway. The field conversion at Bechet/Griffin field is on schedule and we're looking at completion the first week of December. The new field (2 softball fields and one 120'x75' soccer field) will provide a safe, long lasting surface for year round sports. As part of the City's effort of water conservation, a total of 6 fields will be renovated from grass to synthetic turf. An incredible amount of water is saved with each turf conversion - over 1 million gallons per field each year. We know our city youth sports partners are very excited about being able to play on the highest quality of fields around.

Phase II of the synthetic turf installation project will most likely take place beginning in December and the fields that will be next are McGarvey (baseball/soccer) and the 49er field (baseball/soccer) at Red Morton Park. Phase III will most likely begin in Spring of 2007 and will include Hawes, Marlin and Sandpiper fields.
Fleishman Park is near completion! Redwood City has invested nearly $500,000 in renovating this outdated park to include a new water play feature, play equipment, climbing structure, picnic tables and more. New restrooms will also be installed (coming in December); and a grand re-opening date is being considered at this moment (so stay tuned). Fleishman Park is located at Locust St. and McEvoy St.
 4th Annual Save The Music Festival
Join us for a beautiful afternoon on the waterfront as we entertain you with three stages of musical performers, canoe regatta, watercraft rentals, interactive children's area, and delicious international food fair.

Sunday, October 15th, 2006
Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood Shores (next to Hotel Sofitel)
$5 adults / $2 seniors / FREE for children 11 and under.

All proceeds benefit music programs in our local schools.
 Classes starting in October
Messy Mixing Mania: Age 18mos-2yrs | 2-5yrs
My First Art Class
: 2-5yr
Abracadbra Kids: Age 4-6
Parent & Me Ice Skate (Age 3-5)| Tot Ice Skating (Age 3-5)

Choosing Childcare (for parents)
Wonderful Parent Support: Parent of Infant -2yrs & 2-5 yrs
Baby Boot Camp XPress: Moms and Babies M/W or T/Th

Youth & Teen
Everyday Etiquette: Age 8-12yrs
Youth Ice Skate (Age 6-12): Wednesdays | Saturdays
Starter Ice Hockey (Age 6-12): Saturdays
Roller Skating (Age 3+): Saturdays
Fencing (Age 7-12): Tuesdays | Wednesdays
Kids Culinary Adventures- Teen Class (Age 12-18): Pastry

ARTS & CRAFTS: Heart of Drawing | Oil, Acrylic & Watercolor Workshop | Extraordinary Jewelry Workshop | Fused Glass & Tile Workshop | Beginning Mosaics |Make a Mosaic Coffee Table

Business: Outlook & Opportunities- Market Update | Managing Your Retirement Income| Working for Yourself

Culinary: Croissants and Pain au Chocolat |Whimsical Cupcakes Fondant Ribbons & Bows | Tex Mex Cuisine

Computers: Digital Photo & Scanner

Language: Lunchtime Italian

Dance: Hot Salsa | Brazilian Dance-drop-in

Special Interest: Couples Shiatsu Massage | Closet Organization | Women's Self Defense | Selling on eBay

Fitness & Wellness: Capoeira | Pilates | Fencing | Gymtone Fitness 6am & 7:30am
 Redwood City After School Sports Program
4th/5th Grade Boys and Girls Basketball League
Registration Dates

Oct. 2nd –Oct. 13th  

Coaches Meeting

Wednesday Oct. 18 th 6pm Location TBD  

Practice Dates
Nov. 6 th -Nov. 24th
Nov. 27 th - Jan. 18 th
Game Dates
Boys play M/W (2 games/week 4, 5, 6pm) Girls play T/Th (2 games/week 4, 5, 6pm)
For any further information or if you are interested in coaching, please call Erin Niemeyer at 780.7335. 
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