November 2007

In this Issue:

Winter Activity Guide

Dia de Los Muertos

Holiday Toy & Book Drive

Middle School Dance

Events at the VMSC

Hometown Holidays

Redwood City After School Sports Program

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 Winter 2008 Activity Guide

Look for the the Winter Activity Guide in your mailbox around November 14. Winter break camps are included in this issue!
Online & Fax-in Registration:
Resident Registration: November 20
Non-Resident Registration: December 4
Mail-in Registration: when you receive the brochure.
A sneak preview of the upcoming guide will be emailed to you soon. We will not take any registrations until after the guides are postal mailed. NO EXCEPTIONS.

  Dia de Los Muertos Celebration
Day of the Dead
Friday, November 2
6:00pm-8:15pm

The event begins at 6pm with a procession from the Main Library taking participants to beautiful Courthouse Square. There, the community will enjoy a variety of dance performances, food, art, crafts for kids, and demonstrations of how to make the famous ôsugar skulls."
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 RWC Holiday Toy and Book Program Sign-ups

Sign-ups begin: November 26
For low-income families with children 12 years and under. Call 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, RED MORTON & SANDPIPER COMMUNITY CENTERS
THE REDWOOD CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT OR ANY REDWOOD CITY FIRE STATION.
 Middle School Dance
Friday, November 9th
A special guest DJ will be in the house. Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door. Tickets are available in the Red Morton Teen Center or at participating Schools. Student ID’s are required at all dances. No excuses!
 Events at the VMSC
Thanksgiving Gathering
Friday, Nov. 16 • 12-2pm
Veterans Memorial Senior Center

Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal and all the trimmings with the VMSC's staff. After lunch, dance the afternoon away with Ron Borelli's Band.
Cost is $7. For reservations, please call 650.780.7259.
Holiday Decorating Party
Monday, Nov. 26 • 9am-12pm

Come celebrate and decorate the Veteran’s Memorial Building while having fun with your friends! Holiday music, hot coffee, cider and cookies! Everybody welcome! Eat, decorate, and be merry! For information, call 650.780.7306.
25th Anniversary Gala
Saturday, Dec. 1 • 7-10pm
Veterans Memorial Senior Center

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 25th Anniversary Gala Hotline at 650-780-7273.
Check www.redwoodcity.org/parks soon for more info...

 Hometown Holidays
visit www.hometownholidays.org for more info
 

Play in the Snow, Photos with Santa, Holiday Boutique Musical Entertainment, Children’s Parade, Fireworks, and more! There will also be a Movie on the Square: THE POLAR EXPRESS (G) at 6:45pm

 Redwood City After School Sports Program
6th-8th Grade Boys and Girls Basketball League
Registration Dates

November 5-November 30, 2007 

Coaches Meeting
December 13, 7pm @ Red Morton Center
Practice Dates
December 17, 2007-January 25, 2008
Season
January 28 - March 14, 2008
Game Dates
Boys play M/W Girls play T/Th
(4pm, 5pm & 6pm)
Location
RMCC, MIT, Kennedy, Boys & Girls Club

For any further information or if you are interested in coaching, please call Erin Niemeyer at 780.7335. 

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