Archived News Release from 2003
For Immediate Release
Join the Family Fun at Redwood City's Halloween
Redwood City, CA - October
17, 2003 - The fall season is here, and as the nights
get colder and the leaves start to change color, children’s
thoughts are turning to Halloween! And with Halloween comes
Redwood City’s 7th annual Spooktakular event, taking
place on Saturday, October 25 from 11 am until 3 pm at Red
Morton Community Center, 1120 Roosevelt Avenue in Redwood
Kids will thrill to carnival games, proudly show off their
Halloween attire in a costume parade, create Halloween mementos
with crafts projects, and enjoy lots of other fun activities!
Redwood City’s Halloween Spooktakular is suitable for
kids up to age ten. The public is invited to bring the kids
and enjoy tons of Halloween fun in a safe, creative, and festive
What a great way to spend some quality Halloween time –
and your admission ‘fee’ will go to a great cause.
Just bring a non-perishable food item, or a $1 donation, which
will go to the Fair Oaks Community Center Holiday program.
For those who want to try surviving the "Monster Maze"
a $2 admission is charged, with the proceeds going towards
the "Gabriel Scholarship Fund" enabling youth in
our city to participate in recreation activities.
The Redwood City Parks, Recreation and Community Services
Department provides recreational facilities and activities
for all ages and interests, and supplies building and custodial
services for City buildings. Redwood City Parks also operates
the Fair Oaks Community Center, providing social, educational,
and cultural activities, as well as information, referral,
and counseling services to persons living in Redwood City
and neighboring communities. Redwood City Parks is more than
you think! Its website is located at www.redwoodcity.org/parks.
Visit Redwood City’s website at www.redwoodcity.org
for information about the City and its services, the community,
recreation programs, education, City government, and local
Contact: Jodi Shepard