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As we embark upon this years-long planning process, there will be many opportunities for community engagement and feedback. This page will be updated frequently with upcoming events that provide opportunities to speak with our project team, share your thoughts, and ask questions.

Please also be sure to sign up for our email list to receive project updates, including
invitations for upcoming community discussion forums.

Fall Festival

Thursday, October 13th  |  5:30PM – 6:30PM
Redwood LIFE Amenity Center
1300 Island Drive, Redwood City, CA 94065

Celebrate the start of spooky season with Longfellow at our Fall Festival!
Pick a pumpkin and join the carving class led by Pumpkins by Paulina. Enjoy fall treats, raffles, and more!

Don’t want to carve, but don’t want to miss out on the fun? We’ll have plenty of fall treats for those who want to stop by just to watch!


Food Trucks
Wednesdays from 11:30AM to 1:30PM

Join us for some of our favorite food just outside of our 1300 Island Drive office (no sign-up required).

Summer Events Calendar

Community Mixer Nights

Join us for a night of music, games on the lawn, food trucks, and more.

Wednesday, July 20, 2022   |   4:00PM – 7:00PM

Wednesday, August 17, 2022   |   5:00PM – 7:30PM

Thursday, September 15, 2022   |   5:00PM – 7:30PM

Thursday, October 13, 2022   |   5:00PM – 7:30PM


Book Drive

Monday, July 25, 2022 to July 30, 2022


Blood Drive

Thursday, September 27, 2022   |   10AM – 2PM


Disclaimer: event dates and times are subject to change. Please refresh for updates.

Onsite Café

An onsite café serving breakfast and lunch is currently under construction with a planned opening in late Fall. It will be open to the public, replacing the old Specialty’s Cafe & Bakery at 1100 Island Drive.

Grand opening details will be posted – please join us!

Previous Events

Blood Drive

Redwood LIFE

Longfellow coordinated with Stanford Blood Center to bring a mobile blood drive to Redwood LIFE. We would like to thank all those who donated for contributing to the success of this drive and hope to see you again at the next one!

Tuesday, September 27th   |   10:00AM - 2:00PM

Trivia Night - Community Mixer

Redwood LIFE Amenity Center

Trivia Night featured some healthy competition by tenant and community teams as they used their smartphones to answer various pop culture questions. Off The Rails Brewing Co. poured a selection of beers and patrons enjoyed the candy bar as well as the popcorn machine.

Thursday, September 15th, 2022   |   4:00PM -7:00PM

Country Night - Community Mixer Night

Redwood LIFE Amenity Center

Longfellow’s second Community Mixer Night themed “Country Night” featured The Waffle Roost and Curveball Slider food trucks, Devil’s Canyon brewery, and music by Bootleg Country Band. We raffled Summer themed prizes to our big winners.

Wednesday, August 17, 2022   |   5:00PM - 7:30PM

Island Bash - Community Mixer Night

Redwood LIFE Amenity Center

Longfellow’s first Community Mixer Night featured all kinds of fun activities, including a steel drum band, two island-themed food trucks, and a variety of lawn games. Free meals at the food trucks were provided to the first 50 RSVPs.

Wednesday, July 20, 2022   |   4:00PM - 7:00PM

Community Open House

Redwood LIFE Amenity Center

Longfellow hosted an in-person Community Open House to share project information and garner further feedback. There were information stations on the topics of Project Design & Construction, Transportation, Sustainability, and Community Benefits.

Wednesday, June 29, 2022   |   6:00PM – 8:00PM

Virtual Community Workshop

Virtual Zoom Meeting (link provided via email)

Longfellow hosted a virtual Community Workshop to hear from our neighbors about the types of community benefits and activities you’d like to see on the proposed new Redwood LIFE Evolve campus. We will post a summary of our community survey results from the breakout room sessions once the survey has closed on September 30th.

August 31, 2021   |   6:00PM

Open House – Community Meeting

  Virtual Zoom Meeting (link provided via email)

Longfellow hosted two open houses about our plans to re-imagine Redwood LIFE, the office and technology office park located on the edge of Redwood Shores. Our goal is to transform the site into a modern, highly functional space that will allow companies to grow and thrive, while creating a special place for the community through upgraded public spaces, facilities, and amenities. We hope you’ll share your feedback on the variety of community-oriented features and benefits we are contemplating for inclusion.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021   |   6:30PM - 8:00PM

Saturday, June 19, 2021   |   10:00AM - 11:30AM



Whether you’re a Redwood Shores neighbor, city resident, or local business owner, we want to hear from you!



Throughout the planning process, there will be many opportunities to provide feedback and ask questions. We will also be hosting community events and meetings to share updates.