'Celebration of Life' honoring Steve Penna set for Courthouse Square July 27

‘Celebration of Life’ honoring Steve Penna set for Courthouse Square July 27

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At Courthouse Square on July 27, the City of Redwood City is set to hold a “Celebration of Life” honoring Steve Penna, the owner and publisher of The Spectrum Magazine and passionate community advocate who passed away on June 1.

The celebration, which will happen in connection with the “Journey Revisted” concert in Courthouse Square. From 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., the celebration of Penna’s life will be MC’d by Alpio Barbara and include performances by Studio S, the Redwood City Community Theatre and Sofia Costantini, who will perform a song.

The Journey Revisited concert will follow from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

“The north section of Courthouse Square will also be closed off for the family and friends of Steve Penna from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.,” the city said.

News of Penna’s death shocked the community. In Climate Magazine’s report on his passing, Editor Janet McGovern described Penna as both “well-known and well-liked,” citing his years of community advocacy via his monthly magazine and presence at gatherings all over the city. For the full story, click here.

Anyone with questions about the upcoming celebration are asked to call Regina Van Brunt, (650) 455-5144.

Photo: City of Redwood City Facebook page.