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May 2010

In this Issue:

Summer Activity Guide

"Almost" Mother's Day Kid's Concert

Kids Nights

Kids Saturday Adventures

Music on the Square

9th Annual Pet Parade

Bicycle Rodeo

Events at the VMSC

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  Summer Activity Guide
summer 2010 front cover
Summer Activity Guide
Look for your copy in your mailbox after May 13. All residents of Redwood City and Woodside will receive the brochure in the mail. If you would like to be added to the mailing list, email us!

Registration Dates:
summer camp & swim lesson registration began in March and is available now!
Residents- May 25 at 11am
Non-residents- June 1 at 11am

Click here for our Summer Camp Website!

  Almost Mother's Day Kid's Concert
almost mothers day kids concert

"Almost" Mother's Day Kid's Concert
starring Andy Z and the Andyland Band
Saturday, May 8, 2010
Courthouse Square
FREE for the whole family! Enjoy a fun kid's concert, Starring Andy Z and the Andyland Band! Your child may also create a Mother's Day Gift at our craft area. The Redwood City Downtown Business Group will be presenting the winners of the "Why I Love My Mom" Essay Contest. Sponsored by the Redwood City Mother's Club and Redwood City's Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department and Redevelopment Agency.

  Kids Nights Out!
girls Kids Night: Glamorous Girls Night
Ages 6-12
Friday, May 7, 2010 - Register now! Still space!
$20/$24 NR

Calling all girls! This is a night of pampering and all things girly. We will have cool finger nail polishing, make your own bracelet, and more! Pizza and drinks will be provided. Come join the party
Location: RMCC
 Kids Saturday Adventures
SC Beach Boardwalk Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk- Register Now
Saturday, May 22, 2010
$45 / $59 NR

Summer is right around the corner so join us for some fun in the sun at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk! The trip departs from Sandpiper Community Center at 10am and will return by 4pm. Fees include admission and supervision. Participants should bring a lunch and running shoes. Contact Telisha Brent for more information.

  Music on the Square
music on the square

shane dwightFriday, May 14, 2010
Courthouse Square
Shane Dwight

American Roots
Northern California native, now Nashville-based, Shane Dwight is a young American Roots Music artist for the 21st century – a killer blues player who can rock the house all night long with the best of them, and an introspective singer-songwriter whose voice rings true at alt-country, Americana, R&B, and flat-out Rock N Roll. There is no pigeonhole for Shane Dwight, and no single corral can hold this bucking bronco. More...

bell brothersFriday, May 21, 2010
Courthouse Square
Bell Brothers

Country Rock
Simply Rockin'!  Northern California’s top Country Rock band, The Bell Brothers, deliver a contagious and high-energy performance with their strong vocal harmonies and their rock solid musicianship. More...
mestizoFriday, May 28, 2010
Courthouse Square

Classic Latin Rock
Mestizo is a high energy,powerful 12 piece Latin Rock band that will pull you off your seat and keep you on the dance floor. More...
  9th Annual Pet Parade
pet parade

9th Annual Pet Parade
Experience the happiest event of the year
May 22, 2010
Parade starts at 12pm
Courthouse Square
Booths, Food, Music and Demonstrations! Parade is FREE.

Experience the happiest event of the year!
• Parade is FREE
• $5 Per Contest Entry
• Pet costumes are too!
• Awards for contest winners.
• Photos with you and your pet
• Awards for contest winners.
• Rescue Groups
• Pet related businesses

  Bicycle Rodeo
girl with bike helmet on

Full Bike Safety Inspection
Skills Course Instruction
Non-Competitive, fun event for bicyclists ages 8 to 12
Saturday, May 15, 2010

food for lunch will be available

St. Peter’s Church 178 Clinton St. Redwood City (map)
This event will include a series of “stations” to teach important aspects of cycling safety. Participants will have their bicycles inspected and will learn and practice bicycle handling skills that are intended to increase their enjoyment of cycling while keeping them safe. Parents will be encouraged to participate.

RSVP: David Householder, (415) 845-4796

 Events at the VMSC
US flag
2010 Veterans Honorary Luncheon
Thursday, May 20, 2010

Honor our troops (past & present) on Thursday, May 27th during an honorary luncheon. This luncheon will feature will special guest speakers and veterans. Special patriotic music and tributes will complete this event. Please call the VMSC lunch desk at (650) 780-7259 for reservation by Monday, May 17th. Cost is $7
theater] Friday Movies for Everyone
Unless Otherwise Announced
Come to the Veterans Memorial Senior Center in December for a FREE featured movie in our state of the art movie theatre!

Friday, May 7: The Blind Side
Friday, May 14: The Hurt Locker
Friday, May 21: Up In The Air
Friday, May 28: An Education
Friday, June 4: Crazy Heart


Lecture Series
All lectures are FREE and are held at the Veterans Memorial Senior Center.

Senior Forum Luncheon
Friday, May 14, 2010

Learn more about the San Mateo County Senior Forum and current aging issues, trends and advocacy work. A roast beef lunch will be served. $7.00

Lifeline Medical Alert Service: Helping You Live Independently at Home
Thursday, May 20, 2010


Mills Peninsula Lifeline coordinator, Jessica Castro, will discuss the medical alert service that summons help in an emergency when activated by pushing a small button worn on a necklace or wristband. A question and answer session and self-evaluation will follow.

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