February 2007

In this Issue:

Preschool Preview Night

Kids Activities

Presidents Week Camps

Needs Assessment Project

Events at the VMSC

Free Thermometer Exchange

ARAP Dance

Holiday Closures

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 PreSchool Preview Night
Wednesday, February 7, 2007
6:00-8:00pm
4 Cs Presentation 5:30-6:15pm
Community Activities Building

A Preschool / Childcare & Parent Resources Fair

co-sponsored by The Redwood City Mother’s Club, Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services and Bay Area Parent Magazine

View displays and talk to representatives from many early care and education programs in the mid-peninsula (Belmont to Palo Alto)

Attend a presentation on “Choosing Quality Preschool & Childcare”
by the Child Care Coordinating Council (5:30-6:15pm)

Pick up general information or ask questions about family childcare, homes, State licensing, in-home care, quality indicators, accreditation and more.

For more information, call 650.224.1586 or 650.780.7311 or email

 February Kid's Activities
Will You Be Mine?
(Age 3-5)
Saturday, February 10
10am-12pm

$15
Class Code: 30.102
Happy Valentines Day! We'll spread the love while making gifts for your loved ones to share on Valentine's Day! Register Now
Location: Red Morton
 Kid's Night Out on Valentine's Day

Parents, it's a date! Enjoy your Valentine's Day and we will make sure your kids do too! We have two sites to choose from, Red Morton or Sandpiper. See you there!


(Age 6-12)
Wednesday, February 14
6:30-9:00pm
$20
Class Code: 30.124
Parents, take your sweetheart out for the night while we treat your kids to a fun night of activities. Kids will enjoy this Valentine Evening filled with 50's flare. We will be making cool crafts, playing fun games for prizes and more! Pizza & drinks included. Let the good times roll!
Register Now
Location: Red Morton Center


(Age 6-12)
Wednesday, February 14
6:30-9:00pm
$20
Class Code: 44.150
Parents, take your sweetheart out for the night while we treat your kids to a fun night of activities. Kids will enjoy this Valentine Evening filled with 50's flare. We will be making cool crafts, playing fun games for prizes and more! Pizza & drinks included. Let the good times roll!
Register Now

Location: Sandpiper

 President's Week Camp
Wild For Wildlife
If you love animals, nature and learning about the outdoors, Camp Wild for Wildlife is the camp for you! Come spend your holiday week discovering and exploring all things “wild.” We will explore this world through art projects, games, games, challenges and more! Campers should bring a sack lunch every day and comfortable running shoes.
Location: Sandpiper

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Day
Time
Date
Fee
Tu-F
8:30am-5pm
2/20-2/23
$150
Tu-F
5-6pm
2/20-2/23
$14
 City Conducting Community Park and Facilities  Needs Assessment Project

At the January 2007 Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting, a citywide needs assessment project has begun to help us determine what current and future needs there are for additional parks, community centers and other facilities.  If you are interested in participating in any surveys, focus groups or to receive electronic updates, please send an e-mail to the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Director, Corinne Centeno at ccenteno@redwoodcity.org .  

 Events at the VMSC
Love is in the Air Evening Dance
Thursday, February 8
6:00-9:00pm

Enjoy a wonderful evening complete with a divine meal and live orchestra. Great place to meet new people, dance and enjoy the spirit of Valentine's Day. Reserve your tickets by calling (650) 780-7259 by Monday, February 5th. No tickets sold at door.
 Free Thermometer Exchange

Exchange your glass mercury thermometer for a FREE digital thermometer! Exchange will be held during the Sequoia Hospital Blood Pressure Screening in February and March.

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 10:30am-12pm
Tuesday, March 27, 10:30am-12pm


Fair Oaks Intergenerational Center
2600 Middlefield Rd.
Redwood City, CA

Bring mercury thermometers sealed in two ziplock bags. One free digital thermometer per household. For more information, call 650-367-5998.
Brought to you by: Save The Bay, Sequoia Hospital Health & Wellness Center, and San Mateo Countywide Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program, a program of C/CAG.

 Accessible Recreation ARAP Events
Cupid's Turn To Dance Party
Friday, February 9
7:00-9:00pm
$10 per person

Enjoy a fancy evening of sparkling cider, decadent chocolates and fabulous live music. This dance is hosted by both the Redwood City Accessible Recreation Activities Program & The San Carlos Special Needs Program. Call (650) 780-7313 or (650) 802- 4383 for more information.
 President's Holiday

All City offices and Parks, Recreation, and Community Services facilities will be closed on Monday, February 19th in observance of President's Day. Some centers will be closed the entire weekend. Please check the individual community center web pages for closure info.
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