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    Youth
Parks & Recreation
 Our youth dance classes allow your child the opportunity to learn and express themselves through the art of dance in a fun environment. All classes will be taught on the beginner level, allowing your child to learn traditional dance steps associated with their specific class. Music will be child friendly. Proper dance attire is required for all dance classes.
Please check our web site for clothing and foot attire. Hair must be tied up.
instructors: Janet Arnold (Mon & Tue classes) and Mindy Trentacosta (Wed classes)
For all classes:
location: Community Center Activity Room 6 Fee: $55 residents; $60 non-residents
(8 classes)
Dance Classes
   Class
 Age
    Day
   Time
   Dates
  No class
    Instructor
 Creative Movement (tap/ballet)
  2–3
 Mon
 4:30–5:15pm
Oct. 18–Dec. 6
   Janet
  Fun with 4’s (tap/ballet)
 4
  Mon
  5:30–6:15pm
 Oct. 18–Dec. 6
   Janet
  Creative Movement (tap/ballet)
 2–3
  Tue
  4:30–5:15pm
 Oct. 12–Nov. 30
   Janet
  Ballet
 4–6
  Tue
  5:30–6:15pm
 Oct. 12–Nov. 30
   Janet
  Creative Movement (tap/ballet)
  2–3
   Wed
   5:30–6:15pm
  Oct. 13–Dec. 8
  11/24
   Mindy
  Hip Hop
   4–6
  Wed
  4:30–5:15pm
 Oct. 13–Dec. 8
   11/24
  Mindy
 Guitar Lessons (Ages 6–11)
Group guitar lessons for the beginner with individual attention. Class will emphasize basic guitar fundamentals. Students will learn how to read music, play chords and use correct hand technique. Your own guitar is required. Prior to class the instructor can provide you with a referral on where to get one at a reasonable price.
instructor: Brian Hartley
location: Community Center Center Activity Room 2
Day: Saturdays
Date: Oct. 16–Dec. 18 (9 classes,
no class 11/27)
Time: 10:30–11:00am, ages 6–8, beginner; 11:15–11:45am, ages 9–11, beginner; 12:00–12:30pm, ages 8–11, some experience/ returning student
Fee: $117
max.: 6
  kidscapades programs
Elena Bigio from Kidscapades has put together live virtual classes for preschoolers (age 3–4) and school age (ages 5–8) that will be offered using Zoom. The Zoom link and a materials list will be emailed out in advance. Each class is $15.
September
Wizards/Fairies & Potions (ages 3–4)
Join us for a class mesmerizing fun with engaging experiences perfect for both genders. We will make magical fairy/wizard potions, sparkling fairy dust, and a wand fit for both fairies and wizards!
Date/Time: Sept. 15, 10:00–10:30am
Create A Calm Box: Stress/Anxiety Relief for Kids (ages 5–8)
A hands-on approach to relieve some stress and anxiety kids are feeling these days by incorporating sensory calming activities. Sensory calming activities will also help your child when they are feeling restless, anger, frustration and may be helpful to prevent meltdowns. In this class we will create a calming putty, calming bottle to keep inside the calm box for future use.
Date/Time: Sept. 15, 4:00–5:30pm
Dino Day (ages 3–4)
Put on your paleontologist hat and dig
into some dinosaur fun with dino art projects, volcanic eruptions and dino fossil excavations. Templates for projects will be emailed.
Date/Time: Sept. 29, 10:00–10:30am
Mix Bubble & Fizz (ages 5–8)
Come along on this hands-on fun science journey of mixing, bubbling, and fizzing! Young scientists will predict if they will make some scientific eruptions!
Date/Time: Sept. 29, 4:00–4:30pm October
Pirate Adventures (ages 3–4)
Calling all pirates of both genders! Our adventure takes us to create a one of a kind treasure box, a pirate ship and sword. The adventure concludes with a treasure bottle eruption!
Date/Time: Oct. 6, 10:00–10:30am
Candy Science (ages 5–8)
Tune in to see how candy is used for science experiments! Ms. B. will lead these fun science activities. Discover surprising things about some popular candy! !
Date/Time: Oct. 6, 4:00–4:30pm
Create A Calm Box: Stress/Anxiety Relief for Kids (ages 3–4)
A hands-on approach to relieve some stress and anxiety kids are feeling these days by incorporating sensory calming activities. Sensory calming activities will also help your child when they are feeling restless, anger, frustration and may be helpful to prevent meltdowns. In this class we will create a calming putty, calming bottle to keep inside the calm box for future use.
Date/Time: Oct. 27, 10:00–10:30am
Spooky Science (ages 5–8):
Science is super fun, especially during Halloween! Get into the spirit and fun of both by conjuring up a witch’s potion, make a ghostly bubble concoction and create a haunted light show! Ghosts and goblins will have so much fun, they won’t realize they are learning too! Date/Time: Oct. 27, 4:30–5:00pm.
November
Beach & Ocean Painting Sensory (ages 3–4)
Explore and create together a beach themed sensory bin and dive into shaving cream as this magically turns into a beautiful ocean painting. The beach sensory bin is also perfect for future play on cold winter days!
Date/Time: Nov. 10, 10:00–10:30am
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