June 2008

In this Issue:

Downtown Events

Music in the Parks

July 4th Fun Run

Murder in the Louvre

Open Swim

Memory Loss Presentation

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 Downtown Events! WOW!
Father's Day Concert
Peninsula Youth Orchestra
China Tour Preview Concert
Sunday, June 15, 2008
Courthouse Square (map)
Enjoy an evening of light classical, folk and contemporary music performed by 85 talented young musicians en route to China!
Special feature: composer Ron Miller conducts his new work: “Jasmine Bouquet"
Target Family Days
Sundays, 12:00-4:00pm
6/22, 7/13, 8/10, 9/14
Courthouse Square (map)
June 22: R & B and Soul

Target Family Days, generously sponsored by Target Stores, will attract kids and adults of all ages! Our four targeted cultural themes will round out each enriching event with music, children's performers, storytelling, cooking instruction, hands-on activities for kids and more.
Featured Cultural Events
Weekends, 6/21, 7/20, 8/17 & 9/27

Courthouse Square (map)
Kusun Dance Ensemble

West African Music and Dance
Saturday, June 21, 2008

The Kusun Dance Ensemble is an extraordinary ensemble of musicians and dancers based in Ghana, West Africa. Click for more...

Music in Redwood City
WOW! The 2008 schedule is here! Enjoy another rockin' season of Music on the Square downtown.
Coming up:
6/13: Pure Ecstasy-
Motown/R & B
6/20: Freesound-
6/27: Tempest-
Celtic Rock
Also check out Lunchtime Music on the Square on Mondays & Wednesdays.

Movies on the Square
Thursdays, June 5-August 28
Movies begin at sundown

Courthouse Square (map)
Bring your friends, family, your warm jacket and even a sleeping bag! Movies on the square will give you the big screen experience all over again with some of your old favorites!  
Coming up:
6/19: Grease (PG)
6/26: Flushed Away (PG)
Dancing on the Square
Tuesdays, June 17-September 16
Courthouse Square (map)
Get ready to kick up your heels with our free dance series, including Tango, Swing, Country Western, Salsa, Hip Hop, Hula and more. The fun begins with a dance demonstration and continues on with public participation.
Coming up:
6/17: Swing/Lindy Hop
6/24: Irish Step Dancing

Art on the Square
Fridays at 5pm
June 20
, July 18, August 1 & Sept. 19
See local artists and have the chance to purchase their creations! Check out the art booths while enjoying the sounds of Music on the Square.

Also, check out
Second Saturday Art Walks

 Music in the Park
Music in the Park
Wednesdays 6:00-8:00pm
June 25-August 13
Stafford Park (map)
Coming up:
6/25: *Special Kid's Show*
             Andy Z & the Andyland Band

Sounds of the Shores
Thursdays 6:00-8:00pm
June 26, July 10, July 24 & August 7
Marlin Park (map)
Coming up:
6/26: BLUE -
rock & blues

 33rd Annual July 4th Fun Run 5K

Get your running shoes out for our 33rd Annual - PARADE FUN RUN.
This unique race circles around the parade route in front of 40,000 spectators cheering you on. Awards will be given to the 1st & 2nd place finishers from each division.
Race starts at 9am SHARP

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 Murder in the Louvre
Mystery Dinner Fundraiser
Saturday, June 28
Veterans Memorial Senior Center

Bon soir! On June 28th, become a member of a very privileged group who travels to the Louvre Museum in Paris , France (aka The Veterans Memorial Senior Center) to attend a once in a lifetime event. You will witness the unveiling of a rare and treasured art piece worth millions. BUT BEWARE- the air is thick with greed and perhaps...MURDER in the Louvre! Evening will feature a 3 course dinner and live performance where the audience helps decipher the murder mystery. Proceeds will benefit the Veterans Memorial Senior Center programs and services!  AGE: 21+ Only - $50 Per Person

For more information, call (650) 780-7344 or register online, class code# 88.250

 Open Swimming begins June 23

Swim Season at
Herkner & Hoover Pools
begins June 23!
Hours & Fees

 Memory Loss Presentation

Memory Loss Presentation
Wednesday, June 18
Veterans Memorial Senior Center (map)
Goldstar Room

The Alzheimer's Association will present important info. regarding the differences between normal memory loss & dementia. You will learn tips for improving your memory. This lecture will be interactive, interesting and enjoyable.

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