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Archived News Release from 2010

For Immediate Release

The City of Redwood City and Target Stores presents:
Target Family Days – Fun for the Entire Family!

Redwood City, CA - July 6, 2010 - Target Family Days, generously sponsored by Target Stores, will transform Theatre Way, near the corner of Broadway and Middlefield Road, into a fun, walkable assortment of culturally-themed family entertainment this summer. There will be something for everyone on three fun-filled Sundays, 11 am to 3 pm, once a month in July, August, and September. And, Theatre Way will be closed to through traffic, making a stroll along beautiful Theatre Way a fun and relaxing family experience.

Each Target Family Day includes great food specialized for a particular culture, hands-on cooking booth with Chef Steve Cortez, themed face painting by Fairy Faces, hands-on art stations with FREE projects, street performers, bounce houses, and a lot more! Here are the cultural themes and dates – the first one is this Sunday, July 11th!

Sunday, July 11, 2010, 11 am – 3 pm: Asian Theme

  • Chinese Lion Dancers
  • Shaolin Kung Fu International
  • Fei Tian Dance Academy
  • Walk on the Wild Side with Wild Wonders
  • Hands-on Wonton Cooking with Chef Steve Cortez
  • Chinese hands-on arts presented by Hidden Dragon Station
  • The Art of Magic with Frank Balzerek

Sunday, August 8, 2010, 11 am – 3 pm: Latin Theme

  • The Latin Rhythm Boys
  • Piñata making
  • Carmen's Taqueria
  • Andy Z and the Andyland Band
  • Benny & Bebe's European Magic Circus
  • Heather Rogers – Magician
  • Bay Area Parent Celebration Booths

Sunday, September 12, 2010, 11 am – 3 pm: Hawaiian Theme

  • Kapalakiko Hawaiian Band
  • A Polynesian Performance - Dance Instruction
  • Lei Making
  • Hawaiian BBQ
  • Na Wai Ola Hawaiian Dance
  • Happy Birds

These free events, occurring throughout the summer, are sponsored by the City of Redwood City and its Redevelopment Agency, Civic Cultural Commission and Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department.

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 award-winning website at www.redwoodcity.org for information about the City and its services, the community, recreation programs, education, City government, and local business. Subscribe to Redwood City’s newsletters or other City documents at www.redwoodcity.org/egov.

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Contact:
Jordana Freeman
Recreation Manager
650-780-7325    

 

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