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									 Garden City
Spring/Summer Activity G u i d e

  Community Events & Programs
      Recreation Programs
      Senior Adult Services
     Family Resource Center
       Garden City Library

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        People, Parks and Programs
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                          General Information
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Garden City Phone Numbers                                           Parks & Recreation Staff
  All numbers have 734 area code                                    Director
                                                                      Patricia McKarge
Parks and Recreation Offices
The Parks and Recreation main office is now                         Recreation Supervisor/Arena Manager
located in Maplewood Community Center,                                Dan Plamondon
31735 Maplewood.                                                    Community Center/
Main Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .793-1850           Senior Adult Program Supervisor
Civic Ice Arena . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .793-1882               Cheryl Stepanian
Arena Evening/Weekend . . . . . . . .793-1887                       Family Resource Center Supervisor
Senior Adult Services . . . . . . . . . . .793-1870                   Monica Fulton
Family Resource Center . . . . . . . . .793-1860                    Office Manager
Community Coalition . . . . . . . . . .793-1868                       Cathy Duford
Athletic Groups
                                                                    Parks & Recreation
Cheer America . . . . . . . . . . . .800-940-7469
G.C. Figure Skating Club . . . . . . . .421-0980
GCYAA Baseball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .513-3831                Michelle Bosen
GCYAA Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .421-6374                Marvin Butka
G.C. Hockey Assoc . . . . . . . . . . . . .326-7647                 Dawn Frey
CYSL Soccer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .427-6725             John Jones
G.C. Soccer Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . .458-9734                Dennis Kapelanski
Metro Soccer (President) . . . . . . . .513-5097
                                                                    Theresa Strehl
Tae Kwon Do . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .536-0015
                                                                    Roy Watts
City Offices                                                        Council Liaison Joanne Dodge

                                                                    Commission on Aging
Police Emergency only . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .911
Non Emergency calls . . . . . . . . . . .793-1700
Fire Emergency only . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .911            Peggy Burklow
Non Emergency only . . . . . . . . . . .793-1780                    Patricia Canfield
Public Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .793-1800              Nora Fix
                                                                    Lois McAlister
City Hall
                                                                    Agnes Szeromski
City Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .793-1660
                                                                    Cheryl Hoover-Rasmussen
Building & Inspections . . . . . . . . . .793-1650
Human Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . .793-1640                 Peter Tavormina
Clerk’s Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .793-1620            Richard Trip
Cashier/Tax Department . . . . . . . .793-1610                      Doris Wilcox
Chamber of Commerce . . . . . . . . .422-4448                       Council Liaison Richard Gora
21st District Court . . . . . . . . . . . . .793-1680
DDA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .261-2830
Historical Museum . . . . . . . . . . . . .838-0650
Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .793-1830

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                            Special Events
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Sponsored by the                                     Sponsored by the Garden City
Garden City Chamber of                               Chamber of Commerce

                                                     Afternoon Delight
Commerce and Downtown

                                                     Summer Series
Development Authority

Garden City
Farmer’s Market
                                                     FREE entertainment for kids of all ages every
                                                     Wednesday in Garden City Park, Main Pavilion
Wednesdays May through October 2009                  from June 10, to July 8. All shows start at
The market is located at the northeast corner        11:30am. Bring your lunch, your family and
of Ford Road and Middlebelt in the Garden            join in the fun of the many audience participa-
City Town Plaza. The market offers shoppers          tion of shows or programs.
a wide variety of fresh products; produce,
                                                     WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10
vegetables and fruits, herbs, flowers and
                                                     Art Around Town presents:
planting beds.
                                                     Take Home Pop & Op
This year the market will extend its season to       Kids make take home pop-art that centers
run from May through October 28, 2009                around pop-artist Andy Warhol
every Wednesday. All markets take place rain
                                                     WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17
or shine and will open at 9:00 am and close
                                                     Gordon Russ – Magic Show
at 2:00 pm. On May 13 the Farmer’s Market
                                                     Fun for all in this audience participation
will partner with the Garden City Garden
                                                     magic show
Club for their Annual Perennial Plant
Exchange Day.                                        WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24
                                                     Backyard Shakespearean Players
In addition to an extended season, the 2009
                                                     Kid friendly and fun Shakespearean version
Farmers’ Market will offer some market relat-
                                                     of Macbeth
ed seminars, some local music entertainment
and possibly some Specialty Food items.              WEDNESDAY, JULY 1
The Chamber of Commerce and the                      Arts & Scraps
Downtown Development Authority sponsor               Hands on art projects, each kid will take
the Garden City Farmers’ Market. For infor-          home an art creation of their own.
mation about the Garden City Farmers’
Market, please contact the Garden City               WEDNESDAY, JULY 8

Chamber of Commerce at 734-422-4448 or               Rock Star Saver

visit the Farmers’ Market website at www.gar-        Sing-Along with “Rock Star Saver”                                         Enjoy singing and dancing to the music of
                                                     Co-Op Services Credit Union Rock Group

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                            Special Events
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Sponsored by the                                  Sponsored by the Garden City
Kiwanis of Garden City                            Community Coalition

Kiwanis Kids Day                                  Art aRound Town
in the Park                                       Under the Trees ’09 Art Festival
Saturday, June 6 from 11 am to 4 pm               July 24, 25 & 26 at City Park
For Kids ages 3 to 11                             (Merriman & Cherry Hill)
Join us at Garden City Park located near          Enjoy some music, great art and the compa-
Merriman & Cherry Hill. Features three            ny of good neighbors. It’s time to play and
bouncers, face painting, kids games, cake         have fun! This is the First Annual Art
decorating, Police & Fire Department              Festival in Garden City Park and it will be a
demonstrations and a Magic show, all for          true art festival! Events Planned: Artists
just $5.00. Food will be available for pur-       Booths, Music, Food, Art Workshops, Artist
chase; hot dogs, sausage, pizza, and drinks.      Demonstrations, Emerging Artist Fair,
This program made possible through a part-        Community Art Projects. For those artists
nership with the Garden City Kiwanis and          interested in participating, booth applica-
their many supporters. Rain day is Sunday,        tions are available online on the Art aRound
June 7.                                           Town website at or
                                                  in the office at Maxwell’s Arts & Treasures
Maplewood Community                               32416 Industrial Road.

                                                  Ice Cream Social
Center & the Friends of
the Historical Museum
Outdoor Flea Market                               for all ages!!
& Crafts                                          Wednesday, August 5,
                                                  7:00 pm-9:00 pm
2nd & 3rd Saturday of the Month
June through September
On Merriman Road in by the Straight Farm
House, 6221 Merriman Road
(Between Ford & Warren Roads)
Open 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

An outdoor Flea Market will be held near
the Straight Farm House on Merriman Road
on the second & third Saturday of the
month from June through September 2009.
A huge variety of items for sale: collectibles,
children’s clothes, antiques, jewelry, tools,
household items, and much more! A Flea
Market will be cancelled due to inclement         Enjoy your favorite ice cream treats while
weather. For more information call 793-           listening to music provided by the Big Band
1854.                                             Express. This annual event is a great time to
                                                  enjoy an evening at City Park and listen to
If you are interested in selling items at the
                                                  the wonderful Glenn Miller style music.
Flea Market the cost is $10 for a 10’x10’
                                                  Enjoy banana splits, sundaes, ice cream
space, payable on the day of the Flea
                                                  cones, Boston Coolers, Root Beer Floats and
Market. Bring your own table; set up begins
                                                  soft drinks. Event is sponsored by the Parks
at 8:00 a.m.
                                                  and Recreation Senior Adult Program and
                                                  Senior Volunteer Committee.

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        Civic Arena -
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The Garden City Ice Arena is located at City
                                                    Ice for Sale
Park, near the corner of Merriman and Cherry
                                                    If you are a hockey team, figure skating club,
Hill roads. Administrative offices for the ice
                                                    or a group of players who want to schedule a
arena, adult softball, and youth sport programs
                                                    pick-up game, or just slap the puck around
are located inside the arena. Also located in the
                                                    for an hour, call the ice arena at 735-793-
arena are offices for the Garden City Hockey
                                                    1886 for ice availability. Rates are competi-
Association, Garden City Youth Athletic
                                                    tive with other arenas, and we offer a multi-
Association, and the Garden City Figure Skating
                                                    tude of friendly payment options in light of
Club. Office hours for these groups are limited
                                                    tough economic times.
and contacting them by phone is advised (see

                                                    Sticks & Pucks
front of brochure for phone numbers). Ice arena
features include an 85-x 2200- ice surface, lock-
er rooms, spectator seating for 400+, video         Sticks and Pucks is like “open gym” for
games, vending machines, and ADA accessible         hockey players! All players must wear and
restrooms. To contact the ice arena call 734-793-   provide their own hockey helmet, gloves
1882, or visit our website at                       and stick. Skates are available for rent                    from the ice arena.
                                                    May-August: Friday’s, 6-7:30 pm
                                                    No Sticks & Pucks on 7/3.
                                                    June 17-August 26:
                                                    Wednesday’s, 1:30 – 3:00 pm
                                                    Fee: $5.00 per skater. Goalies skate for
                                                    FREE, skate rentals $2.00

Public Ice Skating
May & June: Thursday’s, 6-7:30 pm
Public skate on June 25 is from
July and August: Thursday’s, 7-8:30 pm
No public skate on July 23
Fees: $4.00 for adults (16+);
$3.00 for kids; $2.00 for rental skates

          Advertise Your Business at the Civic Ice Arena:
 The Garden City Civic Ice Arena wants to partner with your group or business to help adver-
 tise your name and/or product to the 56,000-visitors who walk through our doors each year.
 We have launched a comprehensive ad campaign and
 invite you to call 734-793-1886 to learn about this
 exciting opportunity.
 Pricing information:
 1 year Dasher Board Advertisement - $500
 2 Year Dasher Board Advertisement $850 (save $250)
 3 year Dasher Board Advertisement $1,200 (Save $300)

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   Garden City Figure Skating Club
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The Garden City Figure Skating Club is a
                                                    Off Ice Conditioning
                                                    and Strengthening Class
sanctioned member of the U.S. Figure Skating
Association. Lessons, private as well as
“Basic Skills - Learn to Skate”, are available      Classes are Tuesday and Thursday at
from qualified professional instructors for tots    12:00pm following general freestyle ice.
through adults. The Basic Skills Classes use        50 minute classes. Fee: 5 punch card for
the U.S.F.S. Association program guidelines,        $50.00

                                                    On Ice Conditioning Class
for beginners through advanced, freestyle and
preschool instruction. Lessons are 25 minutes
long and run for 6 or 7 weeks. Skate rentals        Classes offered Monday, Friday 10:00 am,
are available and may be reserved (per avail-       and Wednesday 9:00 am, 25 minute classes
ability).                                           Fee: 5 punch card for $50.00
                                                    If you have any questions, please feel free to
                                                    call the Garden City Figure Skating Club at

                                                    Drop-In Hockey adults 18+
Spring Freestyle
                                                    Each session is open to the first 20 skaters

Ice Schedule
                                                    (ages 18+) on a first-come, first-serve basis
                                                    only. Sign-in begins 1 hour before the ses-
May 12 – June 19, 2009                              sion. There is a four goalie maximum for
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday:               each session.
3-3:50 pm, 4-4:50 pm, 5-5:50 pm,
                                                    Fee: $7.00 per skater, goalies skate for FREE
Thursday: 3-3:50 pm, 4-4:50 pm.
                                                    May 13- June 19:

Spring Basic Skills –
                                                    Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 11:00 am-

A United States Figure
                                                    12:45 pm, & Fridays, 9:00 – 10:30 pm

Skating Program                                     Drop-In Hockey
                                                    (Ages 14-18)
Registration will be held on Monday, May 18
from 4-7 pm at the Garden City Civic Arena
Classes: Thursdays for five weeks May 21-           This drop in session is targeted towards
June 18 from 5-5:25 pm and 5:25-5:50 pm             Bantam & Midget hockey players. Each ses-
Fee: $48.00                                         sion is open to the first 20 skaters (ages 4-

Summer Classes
                                                    18) on a first come first serve basis. Sign-in

Basic Skills Classes
                                                    begins 1 hour before the session. There is a
                                                    four goalie maximum for each session.
                                                    Fee: $7.00 per skater and goalies skate for
(Tots, Basics, Freestyle,
                                                    FREE. May 13 – August 28, 7:30 – 9:00 pm
Adults and Intro to Hockey)
Summer is a great time to learn to skate!
Classes are fun as we celebrate a new theme
every week! There will be ice cream week,
bring a friend week, etc. Register early!
Classes are limited.
Classes: Eight Thursdays, June 25-August 13,
from 6-6:50 pm. Fee: $90.00

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                         Sports Programs
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YOUTH BASKETBALL                                    Weekly Basketball Clinics
PROGRAMS                                            Basketball clinics will be held for boys and
                                                    girls (grades 3-8) every Wednesday from

3-on-3 Basketball
                                                    4:30-6:00pm at the Maplewood Community

                                                    Center. The fee to participate is $7.00 if you
                                                    register by Tuesday, and $10.00 if register at
Calling all ballers! Round up your friends for      the clinic. Registration is held at the
the first annual 3-on-3 Garden City                 Maplewood Community Center. There is a
Basketball Tournament! A portion of the             maximum of 20 kids per clinic. Register for
proceeds will help to improve and support           all 10 clinics for $50.00 (save $20)
the After-School basketball and flag football
                                                    CLINIC SCHEDULE
programs at both the elementary and mid-
                                                    June 17 - Jump-Shot Mechanics
dle-school level.
                                                    June 24 - Scoring from all areas
                                                    July 1 - Eliminating bad basketball habits
tee, 4 players allowed per team, tournament
                                                    July 8 - Advanced ball-handling skills
tee-shirt for each player, water bottle for each
                                                    July 15 - Agility Work
player, officiated games, trophies for 1st, 2nd
                                                    July 22 - Understanding Screens
and 3rd place, time-limit of 20 minutes per
                                                    July 29 - Developing a mid-range game
game, and 1 non-Garden City student per
                                                    August 5 - Conditioning
                                                    August 12 - Perfecting the 3-point shot
WHEN:        Wednesday & Thursday                   August 19 - Advanced High School/
             (May 20 & 21)                           College drills
WHERE:       Garden City Middle School
TIME:        Games start at 4 pm each day
COST:        $60 per team

Boys Divisions:           Girls Divisions:
JV: 4th & 5th Grade       JV: 4th & 5th Grade
Varsity: 6th Grade        Varsity: 6th Grade
Hoops: 7th-8th Grd        Hoops: 7th-8th Grd

In order to register for the 3-on-3 tourna-
ment teams must fill out a tournament regis-
tration form, which can be found at the
Maplewood Community Center, or online at Completed reg-
istration forms must be turned in at
Maplewood in the Parks & Recreation office
with FULL PAYMENT. Deadline to register is
Friday, May 15th by 5:00pm.

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                       Sports Programs
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                                    Youth Soccer
            All of the soccer organizations are independent, volunteer organizations.
They run their own programs. The Parks & Recreation Department acts a liaison for City services.

Garden City Soccer Club                           Christian Youth Soccer League
Garden City Soccer Club was organized in          (CYSL)
1977 by a group of volunteer parents and          Established 2003
continues to run solely on volunteers             Accepting registrations for the Fall 2009
today. They offer soccer programs for             Season, For more information visit their
children 4 years of age (Kickstart) thru 18.      website at, or call
If you would like to become a part of this        Theresa Strehl at 427-6725 or Terri Fritz at
outstanding organization or would like            513-7844.

                                                  Metro Soccer Club
registration information, please visit our
website at or
call the soccer office at 734-458-9734.           For more information visit their website at
                                        , or call Metro Soccer
                                                  President at 734-513-5097.

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                        Sports Programs
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Adult Softball
The 2009 spring adult softball leagues are currently underway. Don’t miss out on the sum-
mer or fall leagues; all pertinent league information is listed below. By making the decision
to play softball in Garden City you are joining a small program that focuses on league
issues, customer service, and providing a fun and friendly atmosphere to all players and
spectators involved. 2008 was a tremendous success and we are hoping for even better
2009. Although our league prices have increased slightly, we are still one of the most afford-
able leagues in Wayne County and the surrounding area. If there are specific questions,
please contact our league office at 734-793-1882.

  Summer (Session 2) Adult Softball League
                Monday         Tuesday       Wednesday Thursday        Friday
  League        Coed           Men’s D       Men’s D      Men’s D      Men’s D
  Level         Recreational Recreational Competitive Recreational Competitive
  # of Games    14             14            14           14           14
  # of Teams    12             12            12           12           12
  Start Date    July 6         July 7        July 8       July 9       July 10
  League Fee    $490.00        $490.00       $490.00      $490.00      $490.00
  Umpire Fee    $182.00        $182.00       $182.00      $182.00      $182.00
  Game Times
  Early Double-Header (6:30/7:45pm); Late Double-Header (9:00/10:15pm)

  Fall (Session 3) Adult Softball Leagues
                Monday         Wednesday     Friday
  League        Coed           Men’s D       Men’s D
  Level         Recreational Recreational Competitive
  # of Games    10             10            10
  # of Teams    8              8             8
  Start Date    Sept 14        Sept 16       Sept 11
  League Fee    $350.00        $350.00       $350.00
  Umpire Fee    $130.00        $130.00       $130.00
  Game Times
  Early Double-Header (6:30/7:45pm); Late Double-Header (9:00/10:15pm)

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     Maplewood Community Center
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Maplewood                                       Facility Rentals
Community Center                                Planning a shower, small wedding reception,
793-1850                                        or perhaps you need a meeting room? We
Your Wellness Center                            can help you find the right room for your
Maplewood Community Center is located at        needs at an economical price! To reserve a
31735 Maplewood, just west of Merriman          room call 793-1852 or 793-1850.
and east of Venoy between Warren and Ford       In addition to the hourly rate the following
Roads. The Center houses the Senior Adult       fees may apply:
Program, Family Resource Center, Dance          Kitchen use fee:    $15 per rental
Express Program, Senior Adult Weight &          Alcohol Permit:     Resident: $10/Non: $15
Fitness Room, Children and Family               Non-Residents Fee: $20 per rental
Recreation Programs and the Garden City         Rentals can be scheduled beyond building
Library.                                        hours at an additional $10.00 an hour.
Summer hours                                    The following rooms are available for rental:
(Memorial Day through Labor Day)
Open Monday through Thursday, 8:30 am to        Community Room:
9:00 pm; Friday, 8:30 am to 8:00 pm;            Capacity limit of 80. Lovely room for large
Saturday 9 am to 12 noon (open all day for      showers, meetings and parties.
scheduled rentals); Sunday closed unless        Fee: $32/hr weekdays, $47/hr weekends
there is a scheduled rental.                    Maple Room:
Garden City Library hours:                      Capacity limit of 45. This air-conditioned
Summer (Memorial Day thru Labor Day)            room is great for showers, small parties &
Open Monday thru Thursday 10 am to 8:45         meetings.
pm and Fridays 10 am to 3:45 pm. Closed         Fee:     $25/hour weekdays,
Saturday and Sundays                                     $35/hour weekends

Winter (Labor Day thru Memorial Day)            Kiwanis, Tuscan, Safari &
Open Monday thru Thursday from 10 am to         Lion’s Club Meeting Rooms:
8:45 pm and Saturdays 10am to 3:45 pm.          Capacity limit of 30.
Closed Fridays and Sundays.                     Fee:     $15/hour weekdays,
                                                         $25/hour on weekends.
                                                Fee: $20/hour weekdays
                                                     $25/hour weekends for basketball/sports
                                                Banquet Fee:        $25/hour weekdays
                                                                    $35/hour weekend.
                                                If renting for a banquet/party, we supply the
                                                tables and chairs, you must do the set-up
                                                and take down.

                                                Birthday Rental Special:
                                                Special includes use of a meeting room, plus
                                                the gym for 2 hours.
                                                Fee: $50.00, $20 for each additional hour.
                                                Available Fridays, Saturdays and Sunday.

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   Youth & Adult Enrichment Programs
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“FAMILY FUN                                     Cooking With Kids
FOR EVERYONE”                                   by Unique Creations Catering
The Parks and Recreation Department offers      Cost: $10 per class
numerous enrichment programs for youth          Let’s make something to eat! Kids will
and adults. Unless otherwise noted, these       make their own delicious snacks as we
programs take place at Maplewood                introduce basic cooking skills such as stir-
Community Center.                               ring, pouring and measuring to our young

Crazy Crafts for
                                                chefs. Each child will receive one apron and
                                                chef’s hat that they can personalize. All

Busy Bodies
                                                materials will be provided. Take home con-
                                                tainers will be provided for those who wish
Ages 4-6                                        to take their masterpieces home.

                                                Lil Chef Classes
Fridays, 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
June 19 through August 28
This will be an interactive fun class of        Ages 3-5 with a parent or grandparent
themed activities. Crafts, stories, music,      Tuesdays, 1-3 pm
dance and fitness will keep the kids moving     Parent/grandparent must attend.
and using their imagination. $4 per class, or   *Two children maximum per adult.
$30 for all 10 classes. Juice and snack will    Cooking with Kids Menu:
be served.                                      Tuesday, July 21
June 19 –Dinosaurs                               A Day at the Beach
June 26- Rainbows                                Sailboat sandwiches, with seashell salad
July 3- no class, “4th of July of Weekend”       and more.
July 10-Mexican Fiesta Day                      Tuesday, July 28
July 17- Bug Day                                 Pizza Party
July 24- Undersea Life                           Funny face personal pizzas, with fruity
July 31-Sun, Moon and Stars                      pizza squares and more.
August 7- Alphabet Explosion

                                                Junior Chef
August 14-Things That Fly
August 21-Cuddly Critters
August 28- Mosaics                              Ages 6 -7
                                                with or without an adult participating.
                                                Thursdays, 1-3 pm.
                                                An adult does not have to attend the
                                                6-7 year old sessions.

                                                Thursday, July 23
                                                 A Day at the Beach
                                                 Sailboat sandwiches, with seashell salad
                                                 and more.

                                                Thursday, July 30
                                                 Pizza Party
                                                 Funny face personal pizzas, with fruity
                                                 pizza squares and more.

                                                *If your child has food allergies we may be
                                                able to do a food substitute.

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     Youth & Adult Enrichment Programs
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Peter Pan & Pixie Party                                Mommy and Me Little
Ages 4-8,                                              Princess Tea Party
Saturday, July 11, 1-3pm                               Ages 4-8
Cost: $8.00 per person                                 Saturday, August 15, 1:30--3:00 pm
“Welcome to Neverland!” Join us for a Peter            Cost: $7.50 per person
Pan and Tinkerbell adventure. Enter the                Dress-up your little girl as a princess and we
world of fun and fantasy when you arrive               will provide the tiaras and necklace at a
with your children. Kids are encouraged to             coronation ceremony. Prior to the corona-
dress up as Peter Pan, one of the lost Boys,           tion, your hostesses will provide a princess
an Indian, pirate, pixie, or Wendy. The after-         craft; a glamour session of light, glittery
noon will be filled with games, crafts, and a          make-up and shiny lip gloss; a short session
pirate obstacle course (including walking the          on table etiquette and a princess dance for
plank). A pirate treasure chest will be full of        the royal princesses and their mom’s. Each
prizes for the kids. Boys will receive an inflat-      princess will be awarded a “Princess
able sword and girls will receive a pixie              Proclamation”. Moms, bring your cameras.
wand. Lunch will be macaroni and cheese,               We will also have a special visit from the
salad, jello, and cake. Please register by July        “Fairy Godmother”. Mini-desserts, finger
6 at Maplewood Center.                                 appetizers and punch poured from tea pots

Nature Craft Adventures
                                                       will be served. Please register by Tuesday,
                                                       August 11.
Ages 7-10
Mondays, 3-4:30 pm
June 15-August 24
Cost: $5 per class/$40 for all 10 classes
This is an interactive fun class of themed
activities. Crafts, stories, outside adventure,
music, dance and fitness will keep the kids
moving and using their imagination.
Juice and snack will be served.

June 15      Africa, learn about lions, zebras,
June 22      More about Africa.
June 29      Giant animals from around
             the world

                                                       Crochet with Tia
July 6       Asian tigers and pandas.
July 13      More about Asia.
July 20      Ocean life.                               Ages 9-12
July 27      The Arctic – the North Pole.              Saturdays, June 6 through August 29
August 3     Antarctic, penguins and polar             9:30 am-11 am
             bears.                                    Cost: $5 per student per class
August 10    Nature in your own back yard.             Bring your own yarn (standard 4 ply) and
August 17    Australia, Kangaroos, Koalas              size J or K crochet hook. Yarn can be solid
             and more.                                 or variegated. Projects will include; scarves,
                                                       handbags, hats, and more. Please pay the

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