December 2007

In this Issue:

Hometown Holidays

Kris Kringle's Crafts for Kids

Movie on the Square

Recreation Gift Certificates

Events at the VMSC

Winter Activities
for Kids

Holiday Book & Toy Drive

Winter Activity Guide

4th & 5th Grade Girls Soccer

ARAP Holiday Spectacular

Stamp Show

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 Hometown Holidays Children's Festival
Saturday, December 1, 2007
10am-6pm
Downtown Redwood City
Play in the snow, photos with Santa, holiday boutique, tree lighting, fireworks, parade, music, "Movie on the Square" and more! Website
 Kris Kringle's Crafts for Kids @ Hometown Holidays
Saturday, December 1, 2007
10am-4pm
Downtown Redwood City
Please join the Redwood City Youth and Teen Advisory Boards at the "Kris Kringle's Crafts for Kids" table during the Hometown Holidays Festival. Kids will be able to make free holiday crafts to take home as well as enjoy more holiday delights at our booth.
 Movie on the Square
Movie on the Square
Saturday, December 1, 2007
6:45pm
Courthouse Square
Join us for our last outdoor movie of the year! Saturday, after the Hometown Holidays Festival, we will be showing The Polar Express (G) on the Square. Bring your sleeping bags and blankets to keep warm during this fun, holiday experience. There will be hot drinks and treats for sale, courtesy of Redwood City's own,
Le Boulanger.
 Recreation Gift Certificates

GREAT STOCKING STUFFER IDEA!!!
Help your family & friends achieve their goals next year!
It's time for the Holidays and what better “Stocking Stuffer” to give to someone than a Parks and Recreation Gift Certificate?  For any amount you desire, you can give the gift of learning a new talent, a new language, summer camp for a grandchild, swimming lessons, an adventure trip for your teenager, a fitness class for your significant other (or for yourself!); take a class together like ballroom dance – and hundreds of more ideas!!! 

Please come to the Red Morton Community Center or to the Sandpiper Community Center and pick yours up today!  For more information, please call 780-7311.
 Events at the VMSC
 25th Anniversary Gala
 Saturday, December 1
 7:00-10:00pm
 
1455 Madison Avenue, RWC 94061
The Veterans Memorial Senior Center is Celebrating
25 Years of Volunteerism and Service to the Community!

Hor'dourves, Beverages, Live Music and Dancing, Prizes, and a good time for all! For more information about this event, please call our Gala Hotline at 650-780-7273
Holiday Giving Project
Monday, Dec. 17

9:30-11:30am

The Veterans Memorial Senior Center is sponsoring our annual “Holiday Giving” project. We wil be providing the gift bags for the elderly who are homebound and children in need. If you would like to volunteer to help with this project, please contact our volunteer coordinator at
(650) 780-7320.
Holiday Sing-Along
Thursday, Dec. 20

1:30-3:30pm

Sing the old holiday songs with your friends, and enjoy cookies and hot cider. Family and friends welcome. $2.00. For more information, please call (650) 780-7270. No reservations required.
 Winter Holiday Activities for Kids

CAMPS
Spend some time with us over the holidays! We have camps scheduled over winter break as well us the upcoming presidents week and spring break.

KIDS NIGHTS
Parents- get some holiday shopping done!! Stores are open late!
Movie Night: 11/30 "Ratatouille" at Sandpiper
Winter Night of Delight: 12/14 at RMCC
Movie Night: 12/21 at Sandpiper
                   (special 10pm end time!)

 RWC Holiday Toy and Book Program Sign-ups

For low-income families with children 12 years and under. Call 650.780.7510 for details on requirements for program.
To volunteer with the Toy and Book Program call, 650.556.1650

Fair Oaks Community Center
2600 Middlefield Road, Redwood City

DONATIONS OF NEW TOYS AND BOOKS
CAN BE DROPPED OFF AT CITY HALL,
THE REDWOOD CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT OR ANY REDWOOD CITY FIRE STATION.
 Winter Activity Guide

The Winter Activity Guide is available and registration has begun! If you need a copy, please email us at recreation@redwoodcity.org
or pick one up at one of our community centers or libraries.

Classes will run from January through March and our winter holiday activities are included as well.
VIEW ONLINE NOW!

 4th & 5th Grade Girls Soccer

Registration:
December 10, 2007-January 9, 2008
Coaches Meeting:
Wednesday, Jan. 16th at 4:30pm, Fair Oaks
Season:
January 28-March 14, 2008
Game Days/Location:
Mon-Thurs, 3:30pm at Hoover Field and Fair Oaks

 Accessible Recreation
Holiday Spectacular
Friday, Dec. 14
6:30-9:00pm

Enjoy an evening of holiday crafts, pizza feast and a tour of Redwood City's best holiday lights. Cost is $ 20 per person, which includes craft supplies, dinner, and transportation.
Call (650) 780-7344 for more information.
 Annual Stamp Show
**FREE**
Saturday-Sunday, December 1-2
10:00am-5:00pm

at the Community Activities Building
sponsored by the Sequoia Stamp Club and Redwood City Parks, Recreation and Community Services
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