Town of Woodside

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Come to this month’s First Friday in Woodside for a charged event at 7:00 pm! The Woodside Arts and Culture Committee bring to you the Bay Area’s favorite trio that plays funky Latin jazz, the Charged Particles.

The Trio is now in its 27th year of making music. Pianist Murray Low, bassist Aaron Germain, and drummer Jon Krosnick have toured recently in Indonesia, Canada (twice), and England (twice), and their upcoming tours will include Italy, Switzerland, and Austria, in addition to performances all over California.

Downbeat Magazine called the band “something special” and “inventive, invigorating, mesmerizing, beautiful, virtuosic, and lyrical.” Jazz Times magazine said they’re “an enormously talented trio”. Come to listen to these masters at work.

The First Friday events are complimentary and light refreshments are served. Come a bit early at 6:45 pm to secure a seat!

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Artist Mitchell Johnson is First Friday speaker on Nov. 2

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Artist Mitchell Johnson, who is a Menlo Park resident, will be speaking at the Woodside Town Hall on Friday, Nov. 2 as part of the First Friday series. He will be talking about how new approaches and changing attitudes in the late 19th century produced Modernism and inspired the works of Cezanne and Matisse. Light […]

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Woodside Day of the Horse is Oct. 13

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There will be over 250 costumed riders along the Woodside trails for this year’s theme, “California Gold Rush.” Now in its 10th year, the event also includes, free Horse Fair from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Over 20 clubs and organizations will be on hand to talk about horses and riding programs. There will also […]

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Woodside Plein Air Painters exhibit work from Sept. 7-9

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In the fourth year of collaboration between between the Djerassi Resident Artist Program and the Woodside Arts and Culture Committee,  the Woodside Plein Air Painters are exhibiting paintings created at the Djerassi Open House held last August, along with other plein air works, this weekend. The exhibit kicks off with a First Friday event on […]

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First Friday in Woodside salutes the life and music of Irving Berlin

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On June 1 at 7:00 pm at the Woodside Town Hall, (2955 Woodside Rd.), the First Friday event will focus on the life and music of Irving Berlin. This free event offers complimentary refreshments starting at 6:45.

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Jaeger and Reid Music is First Friday entertainment on December 1

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First Friday in Woodside on Friday, December 1 will feature Judi Jaeger and Bob Reid, a contemporary Acoustic Folk/Americana duo from the San Francisco Bay Area. They will present an intimate performance of songs they have written and collected with the intent of connecting their audience with one another and with the world we live […]

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Hillview Middle School teacher Richard Vaughn takes the stage in “Annie”

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Occasionally someone we interview has roots that are deeply local. Such was the case when we stopped by Hillview Middle School to interview music teacher Richard Vaughn. We’d learned that he was going to be in the cast of Annie, the next production of the Woodside Community Theater. That was reason enough to catch up […]

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Woodside’s First Friday event extends through the weekend of Aug. 4-6

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First Friday at the Town of Woodside’s Town Hall on Friday, August 4, extends into  a weekend-long event featuring local artists. An artist reception takes place on August 4 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Admission is free, and there are complimentary refreshments. The exhibition will continue on Saturday at Town Hall from 10:00 to 4:00 pm, and then Sunday from […]

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Woodside’s First Friday event is screening of Yankee Doodle Dandy

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Emails Lisa Keith: “Please join us for the Town of Woodside’s next First Friday! On July 7th (the week of Fourth of July holiday), the Arts and Culture Committee is bringing to you a Woodside Movie Tradition: Yankee Doodle Dandy with Thomas Johnson hosting and sharing behind the scenes stories and facts. “This tradition can’t be missed! […]

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Freddy Clarke is featured at Woodside’s First Friday on June 2

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Come join the Town of Woodside’s next First Friday on June 2 as we present the inimitable Freddy Clark. Freddy, guitarist and vocalist, will perform in a variety of guitar styles including classical, flamenco, rock and jazz as well as perform some of his own songs and be joined by his mother, Pearl Clarke, a […]

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Portola Valley and Woodside team up for Earth Day Fair on April 22

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Bring your family and join your Portola Valley and Woodside friends and neighbors at beautiful Runnymede Sculpture Farm  (980 Runnymeade Road) for a day of fun and information. Learn how to design landscaping that is beautiful now and will remain beautiful through dry and wet seasons. The event is sponsored by the Woodside Sustainability & Conservation […]

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