April 2011

In this Issue:

Spring Registration

Summer Camp Website

Spring Break Camps

Community Meeting:
Marlin Park Renovation

Kids Nights Out

New Saturday Music Classes

Pet Parade - save the date

2011 Downtown Events

Events at the VMSC

Events at the Library

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 2011 Spring Classes are staring this week!
reg for parks and recreation
Spring 2011 Classes are starting this week! Don't forget to register for your favorite class now! Remember, many classes that don't reach minimum enrollment, will be cancelled a few days prior to the start date. Don't wait!
Spring/Summer 2011 Activity Guide
 2011 Summer Camp Website!

Some camps are filling up! This site will keep you posted on camp enrollment availability, price changes, and more!


 Spring Break Camps

Spring Break Camps
April 18-22!
Whatever your calling is, we have something to fit the bill! Check out our Spring Break Camps for next week, April 5-9!

 Community Meeting:
 Marlin Park Playground Renovation Meeting
Marlin Park Community Meeting- Please join us!
Saturday, April 9th at 2-3:30pm
Marlin Park – Main Playground Area
The Marlin Park playgrounds are due for an upgrade and we will be having our second and final community input meeting on site (at the main playground). The play features are being replaced after many years of service. The project is part of the City’s Play Equipment Replacement Program, and it is time to renovate Marlin Park’s playgrounds. If you have any questions, please contact the Redwood City Parks, Recreation and Community Services at 780-7250.
 Kids Night Out!
girls night out Kids Night: Girl's Night Out
Jewelry Making & Fun With Baking- REGISTER NOW
Grades 1-5
Friday, April 8, 2011
Attention all girls! Do you want to learn how to bake some delicious treats for you and your friends or design and make your very own jewelry to wear? If so, then "Girls Night, Jewelry Making and Fun Baking" is where you want to be! Join us for a night of girly jewelry making and yummy treat baking! After we put our creativity to the test, we'll end the night off with a BIG SCREEN movie showing and popcorn! Don't forget your pajamas and sleeping bags so you're comfy during the movie! Dinner and drinks are included.
Location: SCC
night of eggcitement Kids Night of Eggcitement!- REGISTER NOW
Grades 1-5
Friday, April 15, 2011
We will have games, art projects, glow in the dark prizes and more! Pizza and drinks will be provided. Hop to it and sign up for this night of spring fun!
Location: RMCC
  New Saturday Music Classes for TOTS!
recorder New Music Classes on Saturdays!
Join our newest instructor, Jennifer Henderson. M.A. Music, and award-winning professional flutist and specialist in music for young children on Saturdays this Spring! She will be teaching: Hands-on-Music, Suzuki Flute and Recorder to children ages 2-6.
Classes begin April 9! Register NOW!
 2011 Pet Parade - Save The Date!
pet parade SAVE THE DATE!
10th Annual Pet Parade
Saturday, May 21, 2011

Courthouse Square (map)
Mark your calendars now and start getting your pets ready for the parade – or if you don’t have a pet, plan on coming downtown to join the fun. There’ll be vendor booths, food, music, demonstrations, and lots of fun for the entire family (including the pets, of course!). The parade is free, and there’s a $5 contest entry fee. Pet and human costumes are encouraged, there will be awards for the contest winners, photos with your pets, and more.
 2011 Downtown Events - COMING SOON!
events 2011 Redwood City's 2011 Event Series
It will be here before you know it! Movies, Music and More, is just around the corner. Here is a glimpse of what is to come. Detailed schedules will be available by the end of April!
 2011 Farmers Market Opened April 2, 2011

Support our local growers! Website
The Redwood City Farmer's Market returns this Saturday and runs through November from 8:00am-12:00pm. The market is conveniently located at 850 Winslow St. in Downtown Redwood City. MAP

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 Events at the VMSC
Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon
Thursday, April 21, 2011

Veterans Memorial Senior Center
By invitation only event for our dedicated volunteers who make our Senior Center one of the best in the nation! Volunteers who receive and invitation must RSVP for this event by April 15th by calling (650) 780-7343.
theater] Friday Movies for Everyone
Unless Otherwise Announced
Come to the Veterans Memorial Senior Center in December for a FREE featured movie in our 280 seat movie theatre!

Friday, April 8th: The Switch
Friday, April 15th: The Next Three Days
Friday, April 22nd: The Tourist
Friday, April 29th: The Kings Speech

 Library Events
happy birds Dad & Me @ the Library
with Happy Birds
Saturday April 16 • 11:00am
Redwood Shores Branch Library
Happy Birds have been on The Tonight Show, Pet Star and The Ellen Show. And now you can see happy, talented birds at the library!


performer Family Night: Kids' Talent Show
Wednesday April 20 • 7:00pm

Downtown Library
Everyone is welcome! Can you sing? Dance? Tell a joke? Come show off at the kids' (ages 0-12) talent show! All acts must audition.
Audition times:
Saturday April 16 • 1:00-3:00pm
Monday April 18 • 3:00-5:00pm
Tuesday April 19 • 4:00-7:00pm
gran kermes Gran Kermés Festival Saturday
April 9 • 12:00-5:00pm
Fair Oaks Library Parking Lot
This outdoor festival will provide an afternoon of entertainment for the whole family.  Included will be music, ballet folklorico, presentations by theater groups, and games and activities for children.  Typical Latino food will be available for sale, as will information on community resources.  The event is free to the public.
victor hugo Dia de los Niño/Dia de los Libros
Day of the Children/Day of the Books

Tuesday April 26 • 6:00pm
Fair Oaks Library
Join our Dia de los Niños celebration featuring Victor Hugo Santos
Richie Unterberger Meet the Author: Richie Unterberger
Thursday April 21 • 7:00pm
Downtown Library - Community Room
Local music writer and historian Richie Unterberger presents a program of rare music and film clips of the Who in the early 1970s.  His upcoming book,  Won't Get Fooled Again: the Who from Lifehouse to Quadrophenia  documents this intriguing period in detail, drawing on many new interviews; obscure rare archive sources and recordings; and a vast knowledge of the music of the times.  
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