We still have space!  
Visit our Summer Camp Website!
Check out our  Summer Camp & Aquatics Website and find that last minute camp for your child this month. We still have spaces in camps that start as soon as next week!   



Parks Make Life Better!
Marlin Park Playground Grand Re-Opening!
Saturday, August 4th, 2012 
Marlin Park
corner of Neptune & Cringle (map
Come help us celebrate the completed renovation of the Marlin Park Playground-including a new tot lot, bbq's, and picnic tables! Food, Games provided by Recreation Staff, Ribbon Cutting and Play! Click for Marlin Park Flyer
Redwood City Needs Park
Park Ambassador Button

We need YOU! Park Ambassadors are park lovers who are dedicated to keeping the parks safe, clean, and fun for everyone. Park ambassadors also help to spread the word about Stulsaft Park's new dogs off-leash pilot program. Anyone can be a Park ambassador, just stop by the Community Activities Building at 1400 Roosevelt to sign up and pick up a Park Ambassador button to make it official!  Email recreation@redwoodcity.org for more info.

PE Welcome P.E.+

Ten Redwood City elementary schools will soon offer physical education for students thanks to a local partnership grant. Redwood City and its Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department will be helping to provide physical education programs to the local youth, in partnership with Peninsula Community Center which has received a grant of more than $575,000 from the Sequoia Healthcare District's Healthy Schools Initiative.  Click for the full article.

Sandpiper Youth Club and MORE! 
SYC Thriller Crew

Summer is not over yet, but August means the beginning of school! This year at Sandpiper, not only do we have the popular Sandpiper Youth Club program for 1st through 5th grades, but we have extended our 2 hour Kindergarten program (K-Play) to 5 days!  Register now and check that off of your "to-do" list!


Also! We have more ways to stay in touch with the Shores! You can..

A) Sign up for our Redwood Shores Families eNewsletters

B) Follow Sandpiper Community Center on Facebook!


Lastly, we have a TON of after school enrichment classes coming your way. They will be listed in the Fall Activity Guide (available late August) and we'll have flyers at the school!

Special Events!
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Target Family Days  

Theme: Do it Yourself!  

Sunday, August 26, 2012
Courthouse Square  (map)

Join Andy Z & the Andyland Band, Play-Well TEKnologies - LEGOs, CuriOdyssey, Lego Jeep, Mad Science Performance and Interactive Slime, Fur Scales and Tales and Celebrate Art and MORE for Target Family Days, generously sponsored by Target!  More info...


Shakespeare in the Park  

Saturday, August 11, 18 & 25 * 7:30pm 
Sunday, August 12, 19 & 26 * 2:00pm 
Sequoia High School Campus (map
Celebrating its 30th year, San Francisco Shakespeare Festival brings its performance of "Henry V" to Downtown Redwood City for 3 weekends in August!  Shakespeare in the Park will offer 3 evening shows on Saturdays and 3 afternoon shows on Sundays while providing an opportunity for everyone to see high quality, professional theater in the relaxing setting of Sequoia Campus, free of charge.  Click for more...

Dancing on the Square

Tuesdays 6:00-8:00pm 
through September 25, 2012
Courthouse Square

August 7 - Cha Cha

August 14 - Fox Trot

August 21 - Swing/Lindy Hop

August 28 - Rhumba


Farmers' MarketFarmers' Markets!

Rotary Farmers' Market

Tuesdays 4:00-8:00pm

Downtown, on Broadway & Hamilton (map) 


Kiwanis Club Farmers' Market
Saturdays 8:00am-12:00pm 
Downtown, in the parking lot at the corner of Hamilton and Winslow Streets (map)


Redwood Shores Farmers Market
Fridays 11am-6pm 

Redwood Shores Library Parking Lot (map)


Music in the Park 

Wednesdays 6:00-8:00pm
Stafford Park

corner of King St. & Hopkins Ave ( map)

August 8 - Lost Dog Found Jump Swing

August 15 - Pure Ecstasy Motown/Pop




Sounds of the Shores

FINAL CONCERT, Sunday August 12!


Marlin Park ( map

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.  Also,  Capelo's Hill Country BBQ Food Truck will be out there with BBQ sliders, sandwiches, hot dogs, ribs, vegetarian sides and more!!


 Movies on the Square

Thursdays @ Sundown

Courthouse Square (map)

August 9 -  The Great Outdoors (PG)

August 16 - Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom (PG)

August 23 - The Goonies (PG)

August 30 -  Citizen Kane (PG)


Music on the Square

Fridays through September 28, 2012


Courthouse Square (map)

August 3 - Avance Salsa

August 10 - Livewire Party Band 

August 17 - Sun Kings Beatles Tribute

August 24 - Pride & Joy  Pop/Soul 

August 31 - Foreverland Michael Jackson 

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Summer Camp Website
Marlin Park Re-Opening!
Park Ambassador Program
Welcome P.E. Plus!
Sandpiper Happenings
August Events
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