Good afternoon – there is really so much going on this week in Redwood City that I thought I’d better get this all to you at once! And please pay special attention to this Sunday’s event, Kidchella, a fabulous kids’ rock series at Courthouse Square.
Our great Parks Department is responsible for putting on all these wonderful family activities, and I want to encourage you follow them on Facebook. They actually have three pages:
And of course visit www.redwoodcity.org/events for up-to-date details on everything that’s happening.
Now, please take a look at the info below and plan your week, and your weekend, accordingly!
Music in the Park
Lost Dog Found – Rock / Pop
Wednesday, June 26, 6 – 8 pm, Stafford Park – corner of King St. & Hopkins
Lost Dog Found – high energy original tunes that takes elements of swing, jump blues, New Orleans soul, and rockabilly, combining them for an ultra modern take on a classic sound. Their debut album, “The Jump Start Scandal,” has gotten rave reviews, airplay from over a dozen radio stations, and the band was chosen as Jango.com’s “Band of the Month” in April 2012 after spending six months as the #1 indie blues band in the world on their charts. Known for their crowd interactive live performances, the band has brought their sound up and down the California coast, appearing at everything from major festivals to clubs and ballrooms. One taste and you’ll know; Hot Swing Is Back!
Movies on the Square
Back to the Future (PG)
Thursday, June 27, sunset (about 8:45pm), Courthouse Square
1980s teenager Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is transported back in time to 1955 where he accidentally changes the course of history through a series of comic misadventures and finds he must return things to the way they were, back to the future. Click for Content Advisory Guide for Parents.
Redwood Shores Farmers Market
Fridays, Year ‘Round, 3 – 7 pm, Redwood Shores Library, 399 Marine Parkway
By the West Coast Farmers Market Association
Music on the Square
Pride & Joy – Pop/Soul
Friday, June 28, 6 – 8pm, Courthouse Square
During its 25 years of phenomenal success, Pride & Joy has remained the most popular band on the Bay Area music scene. They have achieved this by presenting the most timeless pop/soul music of our time in an electrifying high-style show that pulls the audience directly into the heart of their performance.
Kiwanis Farmers Market
Saturdays, April through November 2013, 8am – noon, corner of Winslow and Hamilton
NOTE: in September, the Saturday morning Kiwanis Farmers Market will be moving to Arguello Street between Marshall and Brewster.
Saturday, June 29, 6 – 7:30 pm, Courthouse Square
Redwood Symphony is an all-volunteer orchestra dedicated to the performance of ambitious, contemporary repertoire as well as the great orchestral classics with a special emphasis on education.The Redwood Symphony will offer familiar classical favorites from Bizet and Tchaikovsky along with a Sousa march, and violinist Stephen Waarts will play selections from works by Saint-Saens and Mendelssohn. A special treat this year will be a Beatles song – a preview of the concert the symphony and White Album Ensemble of Santa Cruz will perform across Broadway on August 10 at the Fox Theatre. Get more info at www.RedwoodSymphony.org
Kidchella – A Kids Rock Series
Starring: Alison Faith Levy’s Big Time Tot Rock
Sunday, June 30, 11 am – 1pm, Courthouse Square
For three Sundays this summer, the ubiquitous Andy-Z will be the Master of Music and Play by bringing his high energy to Courthouse Square. This new series will provide a safe and fun environment for kids to dance, enjoy live music and play in our an inflatable playland! Sponsored by Redwood City’s Public Library and Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department.
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