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With demolition, site clearing, and grading complete, Shadelands SportsMall construction is in full swing. Hall Equities Group's 210,000-sf state-of-the-art sports super center will feature training and competition facilities for multiple sports and athletes of all ages and skill levels. Phase I was completed in Jan 2016, with the grand opening of The Ultimate Fieldhouse .

Tenants slated for Phase II include:
• Copa Reál Soccer Training Studios
• Encore Gymnastics & Dance
• American Swim Acad­emy
• Mike Murphy Baseball
• Sparta Taekwondo
• Vibe Volleyball
• Raga Yoga

Hungry? Plans include a full-service restaurant emphasizing farm fresh ingredients and featuring beer and wine service.
From the air you can see the large footprints (facing Shadelands Dr., lower right) for two new structures, one for Encore Gymnastics and the other for Copa Reál Soccer Training Studios’ advanced indoor turf soccer field. The Ultimate Fieldhouse on Mitchell Dr. is top left.

For more information and to stay on top of construction progress, visit and bookmark the Shadelands SportsMall Facebook page.


verb: to lime; limes; limed; liming

1. To sit on and control the movement of a yellow-green smart-bike.

"She limes from BART to her Shadelands office every day, enjoying fresh air and exercise."

2. Specific to Shadelands employees: to choose a free alternative form of transportation.

"We lime every chance we get."

Who do you know who limes?
Send us your photos.
Look who's liming!

Claudia Wentworth, CEO
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A group of caring and creative Rancho Romero Elementary students delivered 72 handmade scarves to UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals' Walnut Creek Campus last month. Medical staff, led by Director of Operations Lynne Lynn, RN, were on hand to receive the scarves on behalf of children hospitalized at the premiere medical facility whose focus is solely and entirely on children's health.

Team Unity members Ella, Ava, Sorella, Natasha, and Ava are ambassadors of Pledge to Humanity, a nonprofit that inspires children to serve and volunteer. The girls chose to make scarves to let young patients know that other children are thinking of them and to give them something warm and colorful that they could use in the hospital and take home after their stay.
(back l-r) Child Life Specialist Heidi Koerlin; Director of Operations Lynne Lynn, RN; Geralyn Norris, RN; Maria Vonderbrink, RN. (front l-r) Ella, Ava, Sorella.
The first known beer was called kui , brewed by the Ancient Chinese around 7000 BC, made from rice, honey, and fruit. Sumerians of ancient Mesopotamia left behind ceramic vessels dating back to 3400 BC, still sticky with barley-based beer residue. Before 12th Chinese monks added wild hops to their brews, interesting varieties of herbs and spices were used to balance flavors such as spruce boughs, dried flowers, and bitter roots. Lucky for us, we have Calicraft Brewing Company , whose fresh, new releases come just in time for spring.
Look for Calicraft's
All or None Hazy IPA,
Space Fog Hazy IPA,
Chocolate Coffee Stout, Rosé Ale,
Sour Mango, and Sour Peach.
Registration is now open for Camp ARF , the award-winning program for children TK-12th grade presented by Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF). Held onsite at the animal rescue center located in Shadelands, Camp ARF offers a distinctive variety of age-appropriate fun, creative, and inspirational hands on lessons and activities focused on pet guardianship, animal behavior, and safety.

Register online

For questions, email or call 925.296.3142
Looking for fun after the Shadelands workday is done? Try Arts After Dark hosted by your neighbor, the Center for Community Arts . Enjoy a night of artmaking, music, and beer, courtesy of Lagunitas Brewing Co. Dip into printmaking, paint pouring, mixed media, and ceramics workshops.

$5 suggested donation to benefit Community Arts scholarship programs. No reservations necessary.

Be prepared to get creative!

Friday, March 23, 5:30-8:30pm. Shadelands Art Center Annexes 111 N. Wiget Lane

Annexes are across the parking lot from the Center's main entrance, which is located on
north side of main building
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