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Youth
American Sign Language for Kids
(ages 8–15)
Students will learn the ASL alphabet and corresponding words. Basic words and phrases such as colors, numbers, family members, etc. Students will be able to sign familiar words and short phrases at the end of the course. This class is fun and educational! Instructor: Connie Davids
Location: Community Center Activity Room 2 Day: Thursdays
Winter Session 1 Dates: January 5–February 9 (6 classes)
Winter Session 2 Dates: February 23–March 30 (6 classes)
Spring Session Dates: April 20–May 25
(6 classes)
Time: 5:00–5:45pm
Fee per session: $60 residents, $66 non-residents
Capoeira (Brazilian Dancing Martial Arts) – for ages 5–9
Capoeira (pronounced cap-o-wed-a) is an
art of self-defense that is hidden in dance
and played as a game inside a circle with live music and songs. Capoeira has a rich and important history and is enjoyed as a beautiful “dance.” It develops strong, agile muscles, brings people together and invites people to express themselves. It provides health benefits, enhances self-esteem, reduces stress and
was created to build community. The Capoeira community continues to grow, as it spreads across the world. It is a barefoot class. Wear loose clothes and bring water.
Instructor: Mathuzalem de Melo (Instructor Tuzinho) and Holly de Mello (Instrutora Tomate) Location: Community Center Exercise/Dance Studio
Day: Fridays
Winter Session: January 6–March 17 (10 classes, no class 2/17)
Spring Session: April 21–June 23 (10 classes) Times: 5:30–6:15pm
Fee per session: $80 residents,
$88 non-residents
Special Events
                  (SAVE THE DATE!) Hop Around the Hill – 2023
“I said a – hip hop, the hippa, the hip pity to the hip-hip hop and you don’t stop...”. Rocky Hill’s getting outside hopping around the hill to the boogity beat...” Join us for our the return of our annual “Hop around the Hill” family event. Families will have the opportunity to take place in a scavenger hunt spread out across Elm Ridge Park. Little ones will have the chance
to visit nearly 9 different stations collecting up to 2 candy filled eggs per station in baskets (included). But the fun doesn’t stop there, Jelly Bean the Bunny will be available at one of our stations for a socially distant photo opportunity
(must use own camera)! But make sure you visit all the stations and be on the look out for a golden egg with an EGGcellent surprise inside you won’t want to miss!
Date: Saturday, April 1
Rain Date: Sunday, April 2
Time Slots: Time slots will be offered from 9:00–11:45am (every 15 minutes) for pre- registration only. Time slots have limited spaces. Limit 1 time slot per participant. Location: Elm Ridge Park
Ages: 12 and Under
Fee: $5 per participant
    Holiday Costumes Encouraged!
Saturday, December 17, 2022
@ Elm Ridge Park (376 Elm St) Kids Fun Run at 9:00am, Two Mile Run at 9:30am
Kick off the holiday season with the Jingle Bell Run at Elm Ridge Park. What’s better than a holiday race where you can run
with your friends and family members! All proceeds that are raised will support the education in Rocky Hill through funding for innovative projects, grants and scholarships.
Information & Registration tinyurl.com/jinglerun22
   Decorate Your House for the Holidays Contest
It’s back and it’s bigger and brighter than ever!
Our annual Holiday House Decorating Contest is looking for Rocky Hill’s brightest, sparkliest, and holiday-i-est houses in town! There are prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, along with the brightest, most creative, best newcomer, best neighborhood, and most classy-looking homes. This year, every single house entered into the competition will be posted on Facebook to be voted on by your neighbors and friends! The top three “liked” pictures will determine our three winners! To enter register by end of day on December 11th! Register on our website or call the office at 860-258-2772. Our Department’s judges will determine the winners of the other five fun categories and will visit every home on Wednesday, December 14 from 5:00–9:00pm. Please leave your decorations and lights on during that time.
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