Blood drive on Sunday, May 5, 2013, noon – 4 pm – Bloodmobile in the parking lot of the Redwood Shores Library, 399 Marine Parkway.
Please schedule your life-saving appointment online at www.bloodheroes.com, click on “Donate Blood” and enter sponsor code RWSLibrary.
If you need assistance scheduling, you can also contact Deanna at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you plan on donating, please do not forget to bring proper identification (i.e. driver’s license, CA identification card), oh and don’t forget to eat a healthy meal beforehand.
Bike to Work Day!
Get ready for the 19th Annual Bike to Work Day on Thursday, May 9, 2013! It’s a celebration that promotes bicycling as a healthy, fun and inexpensive form of transportation (and participants can win prizes, too).
You’re invited to join over a hundred thousand other Bay Area bicycle riders in making Bike To Work Day a continued success. “Energizer Stations” will be located along Bay Area county commute routes where bicyclists can stop for refreshments, giveaways, and bicycling information or simply to be ‘cheered on’ by fellow participants. Energizer Stations will be open during morning commute hours and some will even re-open during the evening commute. In Redwood City, the Energizer Station will be located at the Sequoia Station Caltrain station – open from 6 – 9:30 am on May 9.
Why Bike to Work? More than one million Bay Area residents live within five miles of their workplace, an ideal distance for bicycling. But remember, the work commute only represents 23% of all trips, so consider how you also may be able to bike to shop, to school, for errands, and for social events. In a world concerned with climate change, pollution, traffic congestion, wasted time, and skyrocketing gas prices, the question should really be: Why not bike to work?
You don’t need to register to take part in Bike to Work Day – but you might want to in order to be eligible to win prizes! By registering you will be making a pledge to Bike to Work and this will allow the organizers to better calculate Bay Area participation. When you register, you will automatically be entered into a drawing to win a grand prize. Register at www.youcanbikethere.com/user/register.
Tools for Managing Conflict
A neighborhood workshop hosted by Redwood City and PCRC
- Thursday, May 9, 2013
6:30 – 8:30 pm
Sunset Room, Veterans Memorial Senior Center 1455 Madison Avenue, Redwood City This workshop is FREE
This interactive, instructive, and very useful workshop will introduce participants to a variety of communication skills and mediation tools as means to resolve conflict and engage others in more valuable discussions.