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October 2008

In this Issue:

Scare on the Square

Zoppé Italian Circus

Spooktakular

Kids Halloween Party & Concert

Holiday Kid's Programs

Día de los Muertos

College Bound Teens

Adult Sports

Redwood City After School Sports Program

At the VMSC

ARAP Events

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 Scare on the Square

Saturdays, October 4, 11, 18
Tomorrow night: Spiderwick Chronicles (PG)!
6:45pm
Courthouse Square (map)
View Schedule
Scare on the Square brings three more movies to you this October. Come early for the best seats (a limited number of chairs and tables are available).

Bring your blankets, pick up take-out food from the nearby wonderful restaurants and experience the outdoor "theater" on our 25 foot inflatable screen. WEATHER PERMITTING

FREE POPCORN WITH A RECEIPT FROM ANY DOWNTOWN BUSINESS ON THE DAY OF THE MOVIE.

 Zoppé- An Italian Family Circus
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Zoppé- An Italian Family Circus
Thursday, October 23: Benefit Performance
Friday-Sunday, October 24-26
1044 Middlefield Road Redwood City, CA

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

The Zoppè Family Circus welcomes guests into the intimate 500 seat tent for a one-ring circus that honors the best history of the Old-World Italian tradition. Starring Nino the clown, the circus is propelled by a central story (as opposed to individual acts) that feature acrobatic feats, equestrian showmanship, canine capers, clowning and plenty of audience participation. Click for more info.

 Halloween Spooktakular

Saturday, October 25
12:00-3:00pm
Red Morton Community Center (map)

"A spooky good time for the whole family"
Ages: Newborn to 10 years old
Carnival Games, Monster Maze, Transylvania Treats, Costume Parade at 1:30pm, Prizes & Fun! Admission: $5 per child
View Website or call 780-7311

 Halloween Party & Concert
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starring: Andy Z & the Andyland Band
Saturday, October 18
11:00am-2:00pm
Community Activities Building (map)

Enjoy the adventures of Andy Z and the Andyland Band, Carnival Games, Face Painting and Goodie Bags!
Sponsored by the Redwood City Mother's Club and Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services. Items donated by Safeway, Emerald Market & Celebrate Art
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 Holiday Kid's Programs

October Activities for Kids!

Friday Fright Night (Ages 6-12) 10/17

Fall Adventure Camp
(1st-5th graders)
10/20-10/24

 Día De Los Muertos
day of the dead girls Día de Los Muertos Community Celebration
Saturday November 1
5:00-8:00pm
Hands on Arts & Food Vendors begin at 3pm
Courthouse Square
(map)

The Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) is a holiday celebrated mainly in Mexico and by people of Mexican heritage (and others) living in the United States and Canada. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and relatives who have died.

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:
Procession, School Mural Project (display on Courthouse Square), Community Altar Display, Papel Picado Decoration Station, Food Vendors, Skull Cookie decorating, Aztec Dancers, Los Viejos Dancers, Live Music and more!
 College Bound Teens
graduate Teens, confused about the future? These two classes will help you navigate and simplify the daunting college admissions process, from testing to funding, your questions will be answered here!
College Timeline & Admissions Roadmap: 10/11
College Admissions & Funding Secrets: 10/23
 Adult Sports
Men's Adult Basketball leagues and Coed Adult Volleyball leagues forming now! To register a team into the league, please visit our adult sports website: www.quickscores.com/redwoodcity
Season begins the week of October 13th
 Redwood City After School Sports Program
4th/5th Grade Boys and Girls Basketball League
Registration Dates

Sept. 29 ľOct. 24

Coaches Meeting

Thursday Oct. 30th @ 7pm
Red Morton Community Center 

Practice Dates
Nov. 3 - 28
Season
Dec. 1, 2008 - Jan. 27, 2009
Game Dates
Boys play M/W, Girls play T/Th (4, 5, 6pm)
Location
RMCC, MIT, Kennedy, Boys & Girls Club
For any further information or if you are interested in coaching, please call Erin Niemeyer at 780.7335. 
 Programs at the VMSC
Join us for these events at the Veterans Memorial Senior Center
Thursday, October 7, 7:00-9:00pm
Wednesday, October 15, 1:00-2:00pm
An Inspiring Afternoon with Sr. Roseanne Murphy
from NDNU

Cost:FREE.
Sr. Roseanne Murphy will discuss her book about the life and death of Sister Dorothy Stang in South America. This is a moving story about Sister. Stang who gave her life to the people of the Amazon, to the cause of saving the rain forests and healing the planet.
Sr. Murphy will be available for book signing after lecture.
October 31, 12:00-2:00pm
Halloween Lunch & Party

$6.00 includes lunch and entertainment.
Dust off your Halloween costume and come for a fun filled lunch, with games, a costume contest and an Opportunity Drawing with great prizes.
 ARAP Events
October 17
6:00-8:00pm

Veterans Memorial Senior Center
Pumpkin Carving:
$20 fee includes dinner, music and semi-professional carving directions.
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