Spring Events you won’t want to miss!

Spring has Sprung! With the warm weather and the beginning of April comes more excitement than just tax season and property taxes! There are numerous fun, healthy and family-friendly events that residents will want to take advantage of!

Earth Day Clean up: Join fellow neighbors in an effort to beautify our city. Residents will spend Earth Day, April 22, picking up trash, planting mulch and making a difference at Harrington Park at 925 Laurel Street. Come roll up your sleeves and participate from 9 a.m. to noon. Sign up through the city of San Carlos at http://www.cityofsancarlos.org/depts/cm/green_programs_n_climate_protection/earth_day_clean_up.asp

San Carlos Airport Run on April 23: Express your need for speed with a unique 5K/10K running event that’s fun and healthy for the whole family. The start of the race route is the San Carlos Airport runway! Like an aircraft on takeoff, you will traverse the length of the entire 2,600-foot runway before continuing through the Don Edwards Nature Preserve on Bair Island, then return to the airport and conclude at Hiller Aviation Museum. This is one of the most interesting and beautiful running, jogging, and walking experiences in the Bay Area. Interested in running? Sign up at http://www.hiller.org/event/airport-runway-run/

Come on down May 19-20 for the city of San Carlos’ 37th Annual Hometown Days weekend! Every year San Carlos and the surrounding communities get together the third weekend in May to Celebrate Hometown Days! Come enjoy live entertainment, great food, games, a parade, and fun for the whole family! Once again this year DWELL REALTORS are hosting its 2nd Annual Beach Volleyball Tournament, so find a partner and get ready for some fun in the San Carlos sun! New this year is that two of our for courts will be roped off for adults only. Surrounded by beach umbrellas and chairs, spectators are encouraged to purchase a cold brew or a glass of wine and take a break while they watch neighbors and friends hit the sand. (A reminder: Teams are made of two; players must be t least 13 or older; different flights for different skills; single elimination playoffs on Sunday. All matches are at grass area of Burton Park. Space is limited so sign up today at http://www.dwellvolleyball.com/?page_id=132

April is FULL of events in Redwood City. From car maintenance for teens to origami to open gym hours and Coffee with the Cops, there is something for everyone. For a complete listing of the various events held in April in Redwood City, visit http://www.redwoodcity.org/about-the-city/welcome/city-events-calendar

Redwood City’s Sesquicentennial: The exciting May 20 event celebrating 150 years in RWC will take place along the 11 city blocks of downtown, particularly on Theater Way at Broadway between Main Street and Hamilton. Theater Way will be pedestrian-only and lined with cit and community booths, local food vendors, hands-on, free art projects, a kids zone, flower display and adult beverage tasting. People can rock-around-the clock at Courthouse Square with its constant stream of music with dancing encouraged.

The city has already set up a website www.rwc150.org for residents to learn more about upcoming celebrations and to gain more insight into the city’s history. Stories about the early days at Sequoia High School, the creation of the Redwood City Fire Department, pictures from the 1967 city Centennial and tales from Wyatt Earp’s Redwood City watering hole are all mentioned in blogs, shown in pictures and also told through local history experts’ testimony on the website.

There’s so much to do and so little time! Enjoy your neighborhood events – we hope to see you there!