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Jan-May 2013

RecConnect wake forest parks & recreation

Winter-Spring

Programs  & Athletics

Enhancing our community’s quality of life one resident at a time!


Performances

RecConnect Jan-May 2013

The following three presentations are co-sponsored by the Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department and United Arts of Raleigh and Wake County. All performances are free.

The Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department seeks to enhance the lives of the citizens of Wake Forest by offering a comprehensive system of parks, greenways, facilities, and open spaces, coupled with cultural and athletic programs, that promote education, health, and wellness.

The Magic of African Rhythm Thursday, Feb 21 ~ 2:20 pm Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen Ave.

Doug Berky (Mask/Mime/Movement) Friday, Mar 1 ~ 8:30 am and 9:30 am Heritage Elementary School, 3500 Rogers Rd.

Town of Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department 301 S. Brooks St. Wake Forest, NC 27587 (919) 435-9560

Rags to Riches (Rumplestiltskin) Thursday, Apr 11 ~ 1:15 pm and 2:15 pm Jones Dairy Elementary School, 1100 Jones Dairy Rd.

Office Hours:

Six Sundays in Spring Concert Series

Monday - Friday | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm www.wakeforestnc.gov/parksrecreation.aspx

Sundays, Apr 28-Jun 2 ~ 3:00-7:00 pm E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Rd. Join us for this popular event offered by PineCone and the Piedmont Council of Traditional Music. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the two-hour concert. All shows are co-sponsored by the Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department, Wake Forest ARTS, and United Arts of Raleigh and Wake County. Free.

Special Events Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, Mar 16 E. Carroll Joyner Park Over 3,000 eggs will be hidden, including several golden eggs, which will bring a special prize. In the event of rain, all hunts will be relocated to Flaherty Park Community Center. Ages 12 & younger. Free. 10:00 am 11:00 am 1:00 pm 2:00 pm

ages 3 & younger ages 4-6 ages 7-9 ages 10-12

Arbor Day Celebration & Tree Seedling Giveaway Saturday, Mar 16 ~ 10:00 am-2:00 pm E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Rd. This year, we are combining Wake Forest’s 34th annual Arbor Day Celebration with the annual Tree Seedling Giveaway. The Urban Forestry Board, town staff, and volunteers will distribute 1,300 eastern redbud, 1,000 river birch, and 1,000 Southern catalpa seedlings to area residents. Additional information on this event will be available on the Town’s website—www.wakeforestnc.gov.

Administration

Administration/Recreation Office.... (919) 435-9560 Fax (919) 435-9499 Weather Line............................. (919) 435-9569 Facility Maintenance Division...........(919) 554-6184 Parks & Recreation Director Ruben Wall................................. (919) 435-9561 Athletics Coordinator Edward Austin............................(919) 435-9562 Programs Coordinator Cindy Fergeson..........................(919) 435-9563 Office Assistant Rosemary Pimentel...................(919) 435-9564 Urban Forester Evan Keto...................................(919) 435-9565 Maintenance Superintendant Jimmy Thrift............................... (919) 554-6184 Maintenance Crew Supervisor............ Randy Hoyle Maintenance Specialist.................. Andrew Adcock Maintenance Specialist...................James Brantley Maintenance Specialist................... Daniel Conyers Maintenance Specialist ........................Kyle Keaton Maintenance Specialist........................Terry Medlin Maintenance Specialist................... Brandon Smith Maintenance Specialist.....................Mike Underhill Flaherty Park Community Center....................(919) 554-6726 Facility Supervisor................................. Beth Jones Facility Supervisor............................. Charles Grant Facility Supervisor.............................Gloria Crudup Facility Supervisor.............................Stella Daniska Alston-Massenburg Center..............(919) 554-6189 Facility Supervisor...............................Laura Ficken Facility Supervisor................................ April Adams


Class Registration

Forms and Fees The registration form is located at the back of this brochure. Complete one registration form per participant. 1. Please print all information. 2. Non-residents pay an additional fee for athletic programs and swim lessons. 3. Read and sign all appropriate forms. 4. Make full payment. Note: The Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department reserves the right to alter schedules, fees, and instructors as necessary. Classes are subject to cancellation when minimum enrollment has not been reached. Classes are subject to instructor availability. In preschool programs where parent participation is not required, children must be pottytrained in order to participate. PARENT PARTICIPATION POLICY

The Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department offers individualized skills programs for children; parents will not be allowed to participate during the session. Parents are only permitted to attend sessions when the instructor requires parent participation. instructor background check policy

All departmental staff and instructors are required to have a background screening by the Town of Wake Forest before they can begin employment. Non-Resident Fees

Anyone residing outside the corporate limits of the Town of Wake Forest is encouraged to participate but may be assessed an additional non-resident fee.

Preregistration is required for all programs. To register for a class, an individual must complete a registration form. Full payment must be made at the time of registration. Class registrations will be accepted up to two days before the program’s start date as long as space is available and unless otherwise noted in this brochure. mail-in and walk-in registration

Registration for all classes will begin Monday, December 10. Registration for programs held at Flaherty Park Community Center will be accepted at Flaherty Park. The center is located at 1226 N. White Street. Registration for classes held at the Cottage at Olde Mill Stream, the Alston-Massenburg Center and the Wake Forest Community House will be accepted at Wake Forest Town Hall located at 301 S. Brooks St. online registration pilot program

Online registration will be offered for all Flaherty Park programs from November 19-December 7 at www. wakeforestnc.gov/parksrecreation.aspx.

Class Refund Policy Class fees are 100% refundable when the class is canceled by the Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department. Anyone wishing to withdraw from a class that has not been canceled by the Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department must request a refund, in writing, at least ten business days before the start of the class. Refunds will not be given for withdrawals made less than the ten day period other than for verified medical/hardship cases.

Registration Athletic Registration

Athletic registration forms will only be accepted during the advertised registration period. Early registrations will not be accepted. mail-in registration

Athletic registration forms may be submitted by mail but must be postmarked no later than the last day of registration. Forms will be made available during registration periods only. Birth certificates are required at the time of registration. walk-in registration

Walk-in registration will occur at Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St., during normal business hours (Monday - Friday, 8 am-5 pm). See registration dates for Athletic Leagues on page 16. Online registration (athletics only)

Online registration for youth athletics is available during specified registration dates, for returning players only. To use our online registration, follow the link from the Youth Athletics page on the Town’s website at www. wakeforestnc.gov/parksrecreation.aspx.

Athletic Refund Policy Anyone withdrawing from an athletic program must request a refund, in writing, in order for a refund to be processed. Fees are 100% refundable if requested before participant’s first assigned team practice.


Parks and Greenways

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Ailey Young Park

Holding Park

800 Juniper Avenue—15 acres • ball field • two basketball courts • playground • picnic shelter

133 W. Owen Avenue—5 acres • playground • picnic tables • basketball court

E. Carroll Joyner Park 701 Harris Road—117 acres • 1,000-lawn seat amphitheater • performance garden • open meadows • restored farm buildings/pecan grove • restrooms • pond • three miles of walking trails Amphitheater and performance garden are available for rental, details on page 6.

J.B. Flaherty Park 1226 N. White Street—100 acres • three lighted baseball and softball fields • restroom/storage building • playground • eight lighted tennis courts • two picnic shelters • two ponds

Flaherty Dog Park 1226 N. White Street—2 acres Fenced-in area where dog owners can let their pets run free, safely and legally, without a leash. • separately fenced areas for small dogs and larger dogs • picnic tables

H.L. Miller Park 401 Elm Avenue—2 acres • paved trails through wooded area • picnic tables

Forrest Field—leased from Wake County Public Schools for league use

Kiwanis Park 400 E. Holding Avenue—1 acre • playground with ADA compliant features • picnic shelter • paved greenway adjacent to park

Plummer Park 965 Jones Wynd—½ acre Crenshaw Manor subdivision

• playground • picnic shelter

Smith Creek Soccer Center 690 Heritage Lake Road—17 acres Heritage subdivision

• three full-size soccer fields • playground • picnic shelter

Taylor Street Park 416 N. Taylor Street—1½ acres • playground • picnic shelter • paved walking area • garden areas

Tyler Run Park 830 Pineview Drive—9 acres Tyler Run/Holding Ridge subdivision

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T-ball field basketball court picnic tables playground specifically designed for children ages 2-5

Download the free Town of Wake Forest app to access maps to the parks. Search for “Town of Wake Forest” on iTunes, in the iPhone app store, or in Google Play. www.wakeforestnc.gov/app.aspx

pro g r am fac i li t i es alston-massenburg center 416 N. Taylor St.

• performance stage • meeting rooms and kitchen

Wake Forest Community House 133 W. Owen Ave. at Holding Park FLAHERTY PARK Community Center 1226 N. White St.

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regulation high school gymnasium arts and crafts room game room meeting room with a small kitchen

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COTTAGE AT OLDE MILL STREAM 901 Barnford Mill Road Holding Park Pool 133 W. Owen Ave.

• 50-meter outdoor swimming pool • open to the public during summer • swim lessons, parent-child swim


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Rentals E. Carroll Joyner Park Amphitheater

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he following facilities can be rented for special events. For additional information, please contact the Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department at (919) 435-9560.

E. Carroll Joyner Park 701 Harris Road Amphitheater

Alston-Massenburg Center

The 1,000-lawn seat amphitheater is a great location for family reunions, church programs, and other activities. Deposit: Rates:

$100 Monday - Friday:

Half-Day: $150 8 am-2 pm or 3 pm-Dusk Full Day: $250 Dawn-Dusk

Wake Forest Community House

E. Carroll Joyner Park

sat-sun & Holidays:

Half-Day: $200 8 am-2 pm or 3 pm-Dusk Full Day: $400 Dawn-Dusk

Large Meeting Room (available Sat-Sun only) Deposit: Rates:

$100 Half-Day: $200 8 am-3 pm or 5 pm-Midnight Full Day: $400 8 am-Midnight

Small Meeting Rooms (available Sat-Sun only) Deposit: $100 Rates: $40/hr., 2 hr. minimum

Wake Forest Community House 133 W. Owen Avenue Available on weekends (Fri-Sun) for family reunions, weddings, receptions and other activities. Maximum capacity is 225 persons.

Performance Garden The intimate setting is a great location for small family gatherings, weddings, receptions, and other similar activities.

Flaherty Park Community Center

Deposit: $100 Rates: Monday - Friday: Half-Day: $75 8 am-2 pm or 3 pm-Dusk Full Day: $150 Dawn-Dusk sat-sun & Holidays:

Half-Day: $100 8 am-2 pm or 3 pm-Dusk Full Day: $200 Dawn-Dusk

Open Space Rental Reserve open space at Holding Park, Flaherty Park and E. Carroll Joyner Park. Deposit: $100 Rates: $15/hr., 2 hr. minimum Note: Holidays include Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day.

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Available for weddings, receptions, family reunions, and other activities. Maximum capacity is 112 persons.

Deposit: Rates:

Flaherty Park Community Center

Alston-Massenburg Center

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$100 Half-Day: $200 8 am-3 pm or 5 pm-Midnight Full Day: $400 8 am-Midnight

1226 N. White Street Gymnasium (available Sat-Sun only) Deposit: $100 Rates: $80/hr., 2 hr. minimum Additional $15/hr. supervisory fee for after hours: 5 pm-Midnight Meeting Room (available Sat-Sun only) Deposit: $100 Rates: $40/hr., 2 hr. minimum Additional $15/hr. supervisory fee for after hours: 5 pm-Midnight

Athletic Field Rental Deposit: Rates: Lights:

$100 Full Day: $125 (no lights) Hourly: $25 (no lights) Plus additional $30 field prep fee $15/hr.


Colors of the Rainbow by Toddler Time (ages 18 mos-3 yrs)

(ages 18 mos-3 yrs)

Location: The Cottage at Olde Mill Stream Instructor: Rhonda Felton Manning Fee: $48 per session Sessions: Jan 31-Mar 7 Thu 9:00 am-10:00 am Mar 21-May 2 Thu 9:00 am-10:00 am

Winter Wiggles by Moving to the Music (ages 18 mos-3 yrs) Tired of being stuck in the house with energy to burn? Well, shake those winter blues in this energetic class full of song and dance. Your children will learn about the winter season and many special cold weather animals through songs, instrument play, and lots of preschool games which will increase their school readiness as well as being lots of fun. So, raise your voice, clap your hands, and let your imagination run wild! Each child will receive a CD of the music used in our class. Parent participation required. Location: The Cottage at Olde Mill Stream Instructor: Rhonda Felton Manning Fee: $48 Session: Jan 31-Mar 7 Thu 10:00 am-11:00 am

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Springtime Melodies by Moving to the Music (ages 18 mos-3 yrs) The air is getting warmer so stay cool in this lively class for our youngest music lovers. We will explore the magic of spring through song, dance, and dramatic play for tiny toes. Your child will learn about spring showers, rainbows, the seed cycle, and many other spring concepts as we sing and dance our way through the season. Special events include musical crafts, parachute games, and puppet shows! Each child will receive a CD of the music used in our class. Parent participation required. No class March 28. Location: The Cottage at Olde Mill Stream Instructor: Rhonda Felton Manning Fee: $48 Session: Mar 21-May 2 Thu 10:00 am-11:00 am

Winter Wonderland by Toddler Time (ages 18 mos-3 yrs) Come discover the beauty of winter in this educational music class designed for little fingers. We will begin each week with a musical lap-sit circle time to introduce your little ones to the joys of learning through song and dance! Then, through seasonal activities your child will learn all about snowflakes, hibernation, arctic animals, and many other winter concepts in this center based mini-preschool for our smallest students. So, come on down for a jump start on education and more importantly, a great experience with your child. Each child will receive a CD of the music used in our class. Parent participation required. Location: The Cottage at Olde Mill Stream Instructor: Rhonda Felton Manning Fee: $48 Session: Jan 31-May 7 Thu 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Come discover the beauty of spring in this educational music class designed for little fingers. We will begin each week with a musical lap-sit circle time to introduce your little ones to the joys of learning through song and dance! Then, through seasonal activities your child will learn all about rainbows, spring flowers, butterflies, and many other spring concepts in this center based mini-preschool. So, come on down for a jump start on education and more importantly, a great experience with your child. Each child will receive a CD of the music used in our class. Parent participation required. No class March 28.

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Come explore the wonderful world of learning as you guide your children through our classroom full of educational opportunities. From math and science centers featuring counting bears and enormous popping bubbles, to language arts centers, your children will have so much fun, they won’t even realize how much they are learning. Each week, students will be exposed to new educational concepts through a short musical Lap-sit circle time and puppet show. Also, students will have a chance to explore “social” stations full of building blocks, cooking centers, train sets, puppets, and more. So help your toddler get a jump start on preschool through Toddler Montessori! Each child will receive a CD of the music used in our class. Parent participation required. No class March 28.

Preschool

Jumpstart Toddler Montessori—The Colors of Fall

Location: The Cottage at Olde Mill Stream Instructor: Rhonda Felton Manning Fee: $48 Session: Mar 21-May 2 Thu 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Creative Dance Movement (ages 2-3) An introduction to multiple styles of dance by allowing the child to interpret their own movements in an array of activities and dances. We will be using nursery rhymes/lullabies to make this class more kid-friendly. Requirements: Flexible clothing, pink ballet slippers for girls, and black Jazz shoes for boys. No class January 21, March 29, April 1, April 5 and May 27. Location: The Cottage at Olde Mill Stream Instructor: Jessica Marshall Fee: $45 per six-week session $30 per four-week session Sessions: six-week: Jan 14-Feb 25 Mon 9:30 am-10:00 am Jan 18-Feb 22 Fri 9:30 am-10:00 am Mar 11-Apr 22 Mon 9:30 am-10:00 am Mar 15-May 3 Fri 9:30 am-10:00 am

four-week: May 6-June 3 Mon 9:30 am-10:00 am May 17-June 7 Fri 9:30 am-10:00 am

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Preschool Art

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Tiny Ballerinas

Toddler Art

(ages 3-5)

(ages 18 mos-3)

Students will learn stretching, technique, and movements to encourage flexibility, dexterity, poise, grace, balance, and self confidence. We will learn all the ballet basics including the five positions, turns, and balance practices. Requirements: Ballet shoes and flexible clothing. No class January 21, March 29, April 1, April 5 and May 27.

You and your child will enjoy exploring the world of art through many projects and storytelling adventures. Parent participation is required! No class January 21 or April 4. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online.

Location: The Cottage at Olde Mill Stream Instructor: Jessica Marshall Fee: $45 per six-week session $30 per four-week session Sessions: six-week: Jan 14-Feb 25 Mon 10:15 am-11:00 am Jan 18-Feb 22 Fri 10:15 am-11:00 am Mar 11-Apr 22 Mon 10:15 am-11:00 am Mar 15-May 3 Fri 10:15 am-11:00 am

four-week: May 6-June 3 Mon 10:15 am-11:00 am May 17-June 7 Fri 10:15 am-11:00 am

Intro to Gymnastics (ages 4-6) An introductory course designed to help improve confidence, balance, fine and gross motor skills, teach flexibility, and coordination. We will learn all the basics in a safe environment. Requirements: Socks or gymnastics shoes. No class March 29 and April 5. Location: The Cottage at Olde Mill Stream Instructor: Jessica Marshall Fee: $45 per six-week session $30 per four-week session Sessions: six-week: Jan 18-Feb 22 Fri 11:15 am-12:00 pm Mar 15-May 3 Fri 11:15 am-12:00 pm

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four-week: May 17-June 7 Fri 11:15 am-12:00 pm

Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Maureen Seltzer Fee: $48 per session Sessions: Jan 7-Feb 4 Mon 10:00 am-10:45 am Jan 10-31 Thu 10:00 am-10:45 am Feb 14-Mar 7 Thu 10:00 am-10:45 am Feb 25-Mar 18 Mon 10:00 am-10:45 am Mar 21-Apr 18 Thu 10:00 am-10:45 am Apr 8-29 Mon 10:00 am-10:45 am

Cookie Monsters (ages 4-5) Students will learn a different cookie recipe each week. No class April 4. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Lynne Mullins Fee: $45 per session Sessions: Feb 14-Mar 7 Thu 1:15 pm-2:00 pm Mar 21-Apr 18 Thu 1:15 pm-2:00 pm May 2-23 Thu 1:15-2:00 pm

Cookie Monsters II (ages 4-5) Same program as Cookie Monsters but offered at the newly renovated AlstonMassenburg Center. No class April 2. Location: Alston-Massenburg Center Instructor: Lynne Mullins Fee: $45 per session Sessions: Feb 12-Mar 5 Tue 2:00 pm-3:00 pm Mar 19-Apr 16 Tue 2:00 pm-3:00 pm Apr 30-May 21 Tue 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

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Preschool Art (ages 3-5) Students will enjoy a week of stories and art projects based around a theme. Students will explore basic art techniques through many different mediums. No class January 21 and April 4. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Maureen Seltzer Fee: $48 per session Sessions: Jan 7-Feb 4 Mon 11:00 am-12:30 pm Jan 10-31 Thu 11:00 am-12:30 pm Feb 14-Mar 7 Thu 11:00 am-12:30 pm Feb 25-Mar 18 Mon 11:00 am-12:30 pm Mar 21-Apr 18 Thu 11:00 am-12:30 pm Apr 8-29 Mon 11:00 am-12:30 pm

Caring Hearts Workshop (ages 3-5) Students will enjoy learning about Valentine’s Day by making their own cards and gifts for their loved ones. Please bring a snack. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Maureen Seltzer Fee: $15 Session: Feb 2 Sat 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Eggadventure Workshop (ages 3-5) Enjoy making crafts for the Easter holiday and exploring adventures through storytelling. Please bring a snack. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Maureen Seltzer Fee: $15 Session: Mar 23 Sat 10:00 am-12:00 pm


(ages 5-8)

This is a basic sports program that uses activities to teach fielding, hitting, throwing and catching. This is a fun way to help build a child’s coordination and confidence in a non-competitive environment. No class April 3. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online.

Students will explore basic elements of art including line, color, and composition. Different art mediums will be emphasized. No class January 21. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online.

Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Lynne Mullins Fee: $45 per session Sessions: Feb 13-Mar 6 Wed 1:15 pm-2:00 pm Mar 20-Apr 17 Wed 1:15 pm-2:00 pm May 1-May 23 Wed 1:15 pm-2:00 pm

Lil’ Dribblers (ages 4-5) This is a basic sports program that uses activities to teach dribbling, passing, shooting and basic court positioning. This is a fun and exciting way to help build a child’s coordination and confidence in a non-competitive environment. No class April 3. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Lynne Mullins Fee: $45 per session Sessions: Feb 13-Mar 6 Wed 2:15 pm-3:00 pm Mar 20-Apr 17 Wed 2:15 pm-3:00 pm May 1-May 23 Wed 2:15 pm-3:00 pm

Youth Drawing & Open Studio

Youth Drawing and Open Studio (ages 9-12) Students will experience and enjoy the different mediums: pencil, watercolor, acrylic, and charcoal while completing an art piece each day. Paint a landscape, an animal, still life, and much more! Please bring a snack daily. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online.

Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Maureen Seltzer Fee: $48 per session Sessions: Jan 7-Feb 4 Mon 1:30 pm-3:00 pm Feb 25-Mar 18 Mon 1:30 pm-3:00 pm Apr 8-29 Mon 1:30 pm-3:00 pm

Kids Art (ages 5-8) Students will explore line, color, and composition through many different types of mediums. No class January 21. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Maureen Seltzer Fee: $48 per session Sessions: Jan 7-Feb 4 Mon 4:30 pm-6:00 pm Feb 25-Mar 18 Mon 4:30 pm-6:00 pm Apr 8-29 Mon 4:30 pm-6:00 pm

Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Mary Benejam Fee: $55 plus materials per session Sessions: Jan 8-Feb 12 Tue 5:00 pm-6:00 pm Feb 26-Apr 2 Tue 5:00 pm-6:00 pm Apr 16-May 21 Tue 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Valentine Factory Workshop (ages 6-8) Come and enjoy learning about printmaking as we make many homemade cards to give out for Valentine’s Day. Please bring a snack. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Maureen Seltzer Fee: $15 Session: Feb 2 Sat 1:30 pm-3:30 pm

Youth Drawing and Open Studio for Homeschoolers

Soap Carving

(ages 9-12)

(ages 8-14)

Students will experience and enjoy the different mediums: pencil, watercolor, acrylic, and charcoal while completing an art piece each day. Paint a landscape, an animal, still life, and much more! Please bring a snack daily. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online.

Join woodcarver Fred Zinn in the ageold fun craft of soap carving. Students will carve and paint various flowers, animals, and objects of their choice. All tools will be provided and are made of wood and dull metal. Requirements: Students should bring five bars of Ivory® soap per class. No class January 25 and March 29. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online.

Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Mary Benejam Fee: $55 plus materials per session Sessions: Jan 8-Feb 12 Tue 3:30 pm-4:30 pm Feb 26-Apr 2 Tue 3:30 pm-4:30 pm Apr 16-May 21 Tue 3:30 pm-4:30 pm

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Art for Homeschoolers

(ages 4-5)

Youth

Lil’ Sluggers

Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Fred Zinn Fee: $45 per session Sessions: Jan 11-Feb 22 Fri 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Mar 8-Apr 19 Fri 6:30 pm-8:30 pm www.wakeforestnc.gov / parksrecreation.aspx

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Youth

Art of Woodcarving (ages 12-adult)

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Students will be given hands-on instruction and will carve an animal, a relief picture, a chip carving, and a whammy doodle. All experience levels welcome. Requirements: Please bring a black Xacto knife #3261 for carving. No box cutters. An additional $5 materials fee will be required payable to the instructor at the first class of each session. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Fred Zinn Fee: $45 per session Sessions: Jan 10-Feb 14 Thu 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Feb 28-Apr 4 Thu 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Apr 18-May 23 Thu 6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Introduction to Sewing Workshop

(ages 6-9)

(ages 14 & older)

This course is designed for homeschoolers. Students will learn beginning kitchen skills including measurements and kitchen safety. A different recipe will be taught each week. No class April 4. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online.

Welcome to the wonderful world of sewing! You will learn to complete the project that you bring with you. Please bring a pattern and all required material and notions for that pattern. The instructor will assist in cutting out pattern, pinning and sewing your creation. Please bring a sewing machine if possible. Space is limited.

Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Lynne Mullins Fee: $48 per session Sessions: Feb 14-Mar 7 Thu 3:15 pm-4:15 pm Mar 21-Apr 18 Thu 3:15 pm-4:15 pm May 2-23 Thu 3:15 pm-4:15 pm

Cooking-4Homeschoolers II

Art of Woodcarving II

(ages 6-9)

(ages 12-adult)

Same program as Cooking-4Homeschoolers but offered at the newly renovated Alston-Massenburg Center. No class April 2.

Same program as Art of Woodcarving but offered at a different location. No class January 21 and May 27. Location: The Cottage at Olde Mill Stream Instructor: Fred Zinn Fee: $45 per session Sessions: Jan 7-Feb 18 Mon 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Mar 4-Apr 8 Mon 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Apr 22-Jun 3 Mon 6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Outdoor Nature Photography (ages 14-adult) Looking to expand your capabilities with your digital or film camera? This class will help increase your comfort level with your equipment while learning more about composition, equipment and how to adjust for outdoor settings that fool an automatic light meter. The class is geared for beginners and intermediates. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Sol Levine Fee: $55 Session: May 7-21 Tue 6:30 pm-9:00 pm

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Location: Alston-Massenburg Center Instructor: Lynne Mullins Fee: $48 per session Sessions: Feb 12-Mar 5 Tue 3:15 pm-4:15 pm Mar 19-Apr 16 Tue 3:15 pm-4:15 pm Apr 30-May 21 Tue 3:15 pm-4:15 pm

Kids Chefs (ages 6-9) Students will learn beginning kitchen skills including measurements and kitchen safety. A different recipe will be taught each week. Participants will be exposed to a variety of different tastes and textures. No class April 4. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Lynne Mullins Fee: $48 per session Sessions: Feb 14-Mar 7 Thu 4:30 pm-5:30 pm Mar 21-Apr 18 Thu 4:30 pm-5:30 pm May 2-23 Thu 4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Location: The Cottage at Olde Mill Stream Instructor: Jessica Marshall Fee: $30 Session: Feb 9 Sat 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Introduction to Scrapbooking Workshop (ages 14 & older) Take your photographs and memories to the next level with scrapbooking. Learn how to decorate each picture or memory to show it off to its full potential. Requirements: Please bring scrapbook, paper, and photos. Space is limited. Location: The Cottage at Olde Mill Stream Instructor: Jessica Marshall Fee: $35 Session: Mar 9 Sat 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Introduction to the Stage (ages 10-17) A beginning level of theatre class to work on stage presence, movement, diction, presentation, and many other theatrical workouts. No class April 3. Location: Alston-Massenburg Center Instructor: Jessica Marshall Fee: $45 Session: Jan 16-Feb 20 Wed 5:00 pm-5:45 pm


(ages 10-17)

Location: Alston-Massenburg Center Instructor: Jessica Marshall Fee: $45 Session: Mar 13-Apr 24 Wed 5:00 pm-5:45 pm

Kids Yoga (ages 9-12) Students will be introduced to yoga stretching and exercises. They will practice breathing techniques to relieve stress and build self esteem in everyday life. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Jacqueline Burnett Fee: $45 per session Session: Feb 11-Mar 25 Mon 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Beginner Acoustic Guitar (ages 6-8) Students will learn basic techniques, chords, and finger exercises. Requirements: Students must bring an acoustic guitar and a pick. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Krista Pimentel Fee: $45 Session: Jan 12-Feb 2 Sat 10:30 am-11:30 am

Beginner Acoustic Guitar (ages 9-12) Students will learn basic techniques, chords, and finger exercises. Requirements: Students must bring an acoustic guitar and a pick. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Krista Pimentel Fee: $45 Session: Jan 12-Feb 2 Sat 11:30 am-12:30 pm

Beginner Acoustic Guitar (ages 6-12) Students will learn basic techniques, chords, and finger exercises. Requirements: Students must bring an acoustic guitar and a pick. Location: Alston-Massenburg Center Instructor: Krista Pimentel Fee: $45 per session Sessions: Jan 8-29 Tue 5:00 pm-6:00 pm Feb 12-Mar 5 Tue 5:00 pm-6:00 pm Mar 19-Apr 9 Tue 5:00 pm-6:00 pm Apr 23-May 14 Tue 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Intermediate Acoustic Guitar (ages 6-8) Students will continue to learn techniques, chords, and finger exercises. Requirements: Students must bring an acoustic guitar and a pick. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Krista Pimentel Fee: $45 per session Sessions: Feb 16-Mar 9 Sat 10:30 am-11:30 am Apr 6-27 Sat 10:30 am-11:30 am

Intermediate Acoustic Guitar (ages 9-12) Students will continue to learn techniques, chords, and finger exercises. Requirements: Students must bring an acoustic guitar and a pick. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Krista Pimentel Fee: $45 per session Sessions: Feb 16-Mar 9 Sat 11:30 am-12:30 pm Apr 6-27 Sat 11:30 am-12:30 pm

Beginner Acoustic Guitar

Homeschool Ballet (ages 6-10)

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An introduction to Shakespearian theatre and the unique characteristics that make this style of theatre so timeless. No class April 3.

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Introduction to Shakespeare

This is a beginning ballet class designed for the child with little or no dance experience. Students will learn balance, flexibility, patience, and dexterity. We will focus on basic movements and proper foot and arm positions. Requirements: Ballet shoes—must have an elastic strap across the top of the foot. No class January 21, April 1 and May 27. Location: The Cottage at Olde Mill Stream Instructor: Jessica Marshall Fee: $45 per six-week session $30 per four-week session Sessions: six-week: Jan 14-Feb 25 Mon 11:15 am-12:00 pm Mar 11-Apr 22 Mon 11:15 am-12:00 pm

four-week: May 6-Jun 3 Mon 11:15 am-12:00 pm

After-school Ballet (ages 5-8) A program designed for children to explore the world of ballet. Requirements: Ballet shoes—must have an elastic strap across the top of the foot. No class January 21, April 1 and May 27. Location: The Cottage at Olde Mill Stream Instructor: Jessica Marshall Fee: $45 per six-week session $30 per four-week session Sessions: six-week: Jan 14-Feb 25 Mon 4:30 pm-5:15 pm Mar 11-Apr 22 Mon 4:30 pm-5:15 pm

four-week: May 6-Jun 3 Mon 4:30 pm-5:15 pm

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Zumba Fitness®

Combination Dance

Kids Sports

(ages 13-adults)

(ages 8-12)

(ages 6-9)

Zumba Fitness is the only Latin-inspired dance-fitness program that blends red-hot international music, created by Grammy Award-winning producers and contagious steps to form a “fitnessparty” that is downright addictive. Two left feet? No problem! Bring a towel and a bottle of water and join Robin as she leads you through a fun party that will take your calorie burn to the next level! No class January 21.

Thirty minutes of tap and thirty minutes of ballet is a great way to help your child stay active with dancing. This is a fun and high energy class focusing on the technique behind these wonderful styles of dance. Requirements: Ballet shoes —must have an elastic strap across the top of the foot, and tap shoes. No class January 21, April 1 and May 27.

This sports program uses activities to teach the basic fundamentals of different sports such as kickball, football, hockey, soccer, t-ball, basketball or baseball. A different sport is covered each week depending on the weather and the season. This is an excellent way to help build a child’s coordination and confidence in a noncompetitive atmosphere. No class April 3. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online.

Location: Alston-Massenburg Center Instructor: Robin Marshall Fee: $45 per session or $12 drop-in fee Sessions: Jan 7-Feb 4 Mon 5:00 pm-6:00 pm Feb 25-Mar18 Mon 5:00 pm-6:00 pm Apr 8-29 Mon 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Jump for Fitness (ages 7-adult) Come jump rope for fun and health while learning some new rope skills. We will practice speed, endurance, tricks, and long rope exercises. Great for adults and children alike. Please bring your own short rope. Long ropes will be provided. No class April 3. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Jessica Marshall Fee: $45 Session: Mar 13-Apr 24 Wed 6:00 pm-6:45 pm

Youth Golf (ages 5-11) Participants will receive instruction in the game of golf. Learn golf rules as well as the basic fundamentals for putting and driving. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Tim Gupton Fee: $60 Session: Apr 15-May 6 Mon 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

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Location: The Cottage at Olde Mill Stream Instructor: Jessica Marshall Fee: $45 per six-week session $30 per four-week session Sessions: six week: Jan 14-Feb 25 Mon 5:30 pm-6:30 pm Mar 11-Apr 22 Mon 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

four-week: May 6-June 3 Mon 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Fitness-4Homeschoolers (ages 6-9) Designed for homeschoolers, this program uses activities to teach the basic fundamentals of different sports such as kickball, football, hockey, soccer, t-ball, basketball or baseball. A different sport is covered each week depending on the weather and the season. This is an excellent way to help build a child’s coordination and confidence in a non-competitive atmosphere. No class April 3. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Lynne Mullins Fee: $48 per session Sessions: Feb 13-Mar 6 Wed 3:15 pm-4:15 pm Mar 20-Apr 17 Wed 3:15 pm-4:15 pm May 1-22 Wed 3:15 pm-4:15 pm Youth Golf

Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Lynne Mullins Fee: $48 per session Sessions: Feb 13-Mar 6 Wed 4:30 pm-5:30 pm Mar 20-Apr 17 Wed 4:30 pm-5:30 pm May 1-22 Wed 4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Beginner/Intermediate Tae Kwon Do (ages 7-17) Learn martial arts skills, develop selfesteem, confidence, and respect for others. No class the first Thursday of every month. Note: Please register the first Tuesday of every month with the instructor. Location: Wake Forest Community House Instructor: Kevin Ray Fee: $35 per month Session: Ongoing Tue/Thu 6:30 pm-7:30 pm

Advanced Tae Kwon Do (ages 7-17) No class the first Thursday of every month. Note: Please register the first Tuesday of every month with the instructor. Location: Wake Forest Community House Instructor: Kevin Ray Fee: $35 per month Session: Ongoing Tue/Thu 7:30 pm-8:30 pm


Paint Your Pet Workshop

(ages 12-adult)

(ages 16-adult)

Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Fred Zinn Fee: $45 per session Sessions: Jan 10-Feb 14 Thu 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Feb 28-Apr 4 Thu 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Apr 18-May 23 Thu 6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Art of Woodcarving II (ages 12-adult) Same program as Art of Woodcarving. No class January 21 and May 27. Location: The Cottage at Olde Mill Stream Instructor: Fred Zinn Fee: $45 per session Sessions: Jan 7-Feb 18 Mon 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Mar 4-Apr 8 Mon 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Apr 22-Jun 3 Mon 6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Adult Drawing Students will work on their own level with direction under instructor guidance. All levels are welcome. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Mary Benejam Fee: $75 (plus materials) Session: Feb 27-Apr 3 Wed 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Watercolor Painting Students will learn the use of materials, washes, glazes, color mixing, composition, color, and texture. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Mary Benejam Fee: $75 (plus materials) Session: Apr 17-May 22 Wed 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Advanced Oil Painting

Beginner Painting with Oils & Acrylics Students will work on their own level with direction under instructor guidance. All levels are welcome. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Mary Benejam Fee: $75 per session (plus materials) Sessions: Jan 8-Feb 12 Tue 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Feb 26-Apr 2 Tue 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Apr 16-May 21 Tue 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Intermediate Painting with Oils & Acrylics Students will work on their own level with direction under instructor guidance. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Mary Benejam Fee: $75 per session (plus materials) Sessions: Jan 9-Feb 13 Wed 10:00 am-12:30 pm Feb 27-Apr 3 Wed 10:00 am-12:30 pm Apr 17-May 22 Wed 10:00 am-12:30 pm

Advanced Oil Painting This course is designed for advanced oil painting students working on specific techniques and styles. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Mary Benejam Fee: $75 per session (plus materials) Sessions: Jan 8-Feb 12 Tue 10:00 am-12:30 pm Feb 26-Apr 2 Tue 10:00 am-12:30 pm Apr 16-May 21 Tue 10:00 am-12:30 pm

Participants will complete a family pet portrait in one afternoon. Please bring pet portraits. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Mary Benejam Fee: $70 (includes all materials) Session: Feb 9 Sat 10:00 am-3:30 pm

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Students will carve an animal, a relief picture, a chip carving, and a whammy doodle. Please bring an Xacto knife, #3261. No box cutters. An additional $5 materials fee will be required payable to the instructor at the first class. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online.

Adult

Art of Woodcarving

Impressionist Painting Workshop (ages 16-adult) Students will pick a subject matter and complete an impressionist painting in one afternoon. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Mary Benejam Fee: $70 (includes all materials) Session: Mar 9 Sat 10:00 am-3:30 pm

Outdoor Nature Photography (ages 14-adult) This class will help increase your comfort level with your equipment while learning more about composition, equipment and how to adjust for all those outdoor settings that fool an automatic light meter. This course is geared toward beginners and intermediates. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Sol Levine Fee: $55 Session: May 7-21 Tue 6:30 pm-9:00 pm

Tree Care A comprehensive introductory class on proper tree care practices, including tree selection, planting, pruning and fertilization. Location: Instructor: Fee: Session:

Wake Forest Town Hall Evan Keto $15 Mar 30 Sat 9:00 am-12:30 pm

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Adult

Beginner Acoustic Guitar

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Students will learn techniques, chords, and finger exercises. Requirements: Students must bring an acoustic guitar and a pick. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Krista Pimental Fee: $45 per session Sessions: Jan 8-29 Tues 7:00 pm-8:00 pm Feb 12-Mar 5 Tues 7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Intermediate Acoustic Guitar Students will continue to learn techniques, chords, and finger exercises. Requirements: Students must bring an acoustic guitar and a pick. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Krista Pimental Fee: $45 per session Sessions: Mar 19-Apr 9 Tues 7:00 pm-8:00 pm Apr 23-May 14 Tues 7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Gentle Yoga This class will emphasize the healing benefit of yoga with slower movements and connection to the breath. All levels are welcome. It will be especially beneficial for those who are recovering from injury or illness, or if you simply want a deep gentle yoga experience. Requirements: Please bring a mat and wear clothes that will allow you to move freely. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Sunny Davis Fee: $12 drop-in or $60 per session Sessions: Jan 9-Feb 13 Wed 10:00 am-11:30 am Feb 27-Apr 3 Wed 10:00 am-11:30 am Apr 17-May 22 Wed 10:00 am-11:30 am

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Basic Self Defense Workshop (ages 16-adult) This workshop will cover situational awareness, assessing risk, setting boundaries, conflict resolution, and escaping and fighting back against your attacker. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Kevin Ray Fee: $30 per session Sessions: Jan 12 Sat 10:00 am-12:00 pm Apr 6 Sat 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Beginner Ballroom Dance (ages 16-adult) A fun introduction to the world of social ballroom dancing. Basic patterns and techniques will be taught that will get students moving comfortably on the dance floor. Students will learn the basics to foxtrot, waltz, tango, rumba, cha-cha, and East Coast swing. No partner necessary. No class January 21. Location: Wake Forest Community House Instructor: Jessica Marshall Fee: $45 per session Sessions: Jan 14-Feb 25 Mon 7:30 pm-8:30 pm Jan 16-Feb 20 Wed 7:30 pm-8:30 pm

Advanced Ballroom Dance Students must have taken Beginner and Intermediate Ballroom Dance to participate. A continuation of the basics in which floor navigation and more complex patterns will be added. No partner necessary. No class April 1. Location: Wake Forest Community House Instructor: Jessica Marshall Fee: $45 per session Sessions: Mar 11-Apr 22 Mon 7:30 pm-8:30 pm Mar 13-Apr 24 Wed 7:30 pm-8:30 pm

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Advanced Waltz (ages 16-adult) Students must have taken Beginner and Intermediate Ballroom Dance to participate. This class will focus on the intricate patterns that make waltz so challenging. No partner necessary. No class May 27. Location: Wake Forest Community House Instructor: Jessica Marshall Fee: $30 Session: May 6-Jun 3 Mon 7:30 pm-8:30 pm

Girls Night Out Cardio Ballroom (ages 16-adult) This dance inspired workout combines ballroom, Latin, swing, and ballet styles of dance for a new type of workout. Bring your friends and join us for a great way to help tone and get rid of those unwanted pounds. Ladies only. No class January 21, April 1, April 3 and May 27. Location: Wake Forest Community House Instructor: Jessica Marshall Fee: $30 per six-week session $20 per four-week session Sessions: six-week: Jan 14-Feb 25 Mon/Wed 8:30 pm-9:30 pm Mar 11-Apr 24 Mon/Wed 8:30 pm-9:30 pm

four-week: May 6-Jun 3 Mon/Wed 8:30 pm-9:30 pm

Beginning Belly Dance (ages 16-adult) Learn the exotic art of Middle Eastern dance. Technique in the Egyptian style and applications for cabaret and folkloric dancing will be stressed along with costuming and the role of music and dance in Middle Eastern culture. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Agnes Wanman Fee: $60 per session Sessions: Jan 28-Mar 18 Mon 8:00 pm-9:00 pm Apr 1-May 20 Mon 8:00 pm-9:00 pm


(ages 16-adult)

(ages 13-adults)

For students with previous instruction in Middle Eastern belly dance. Participants will continue to work on basic movements and begin learning finger cymbals and veil movements. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online.

Zumba Fitness is the only Latin-inspired dance-fitness program that blends redhot international music and contagious steps to form a “fitness-party” that is downright addictive. Two left feet? No problem! The choreography is broken down so that everyone has a great time. Bring a towel and a bottle of water and join Robin as she takes your calorie burn to the next level! No class January 21.

Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Agnes Wanman Fee: $60 per session Sessions: Jan 28-Mar 18 Mon 6:45 pm-7:45 pm Apr 1-May 20 Mon 6:45 pm-7:45 pm

Zumba Gold® (ages 55+) Zumba Gold takes the Zumba formula and modifies the pace to suit the needs of the active older participant, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. What stays the same are all the elements the Zumba Fitness-Party is known for: the zesty Latin music. Bring a bottle of water, a towel and your smile! You will need all three because we are going to sweat and I promise you, we will have fun! Registration will be accepted on-site by the instructor. No class April 4. Location: Wake Forest Community House Instructor: Robin Marshall Fee: $45 per session or $12 drop-in fee Sessions: Jan 9-30 Wed 6:00 pm-7:00 pm Feb 13-Mar 6 Wed 6:00 pm-7:00 pm Mar 20-Apr 17 Wed 6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Location: Alston-Massenburg Center Instructor: Robin Marshall Fee: $45 per session or $12 drop-in fee Sessions: Jan 7-Feb 4 Mon 5:00 pm-6:00 pm Feb 25-Mar18 Mon 5:00 pm-6:00 pm Apr 8-29 Mon 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Introduction to Scrapbooking Workshop (ages 14-adult) Take your photographs and memories to the next level with scrapbooking. Learn how to decorate each picture or memory to show it off to its full potential. Please bring scrapbook, paper, and photos. Space is limited. Location: The Cottage at Olde Mill Stream Instructor: Jessica Marshall Fee: $35 Session: Mar 9 Sat 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Introduction to Sewing Workshop (ages 14-adult) Welcome to the wonderful world of sewing! You will learn to complete the project that you bring with you. Please bring a pattern and all required material and notions for that pattern. The instructor will assist in cutting out pattern, pinning and sewing your creation. Please bring a sewing machine if possible. Space is limited.

Introduction to Sewing

Location: The Cottage at Olde Mill Stream Instructor: Jessica Marshall Fee: $30 Session: Feb 9 Sat 10:00 am-1:00 pm

A New You in the New Year A Nitty-gritty Foundation to Successful Weight Loss in 2013 Whether you want to lose 10 pounds or 100 pounds, this two-night interactive class will provide you with the steps to move you forward in reaching your ideal self. You’ll learn how to curb your food cravings, how to easily select foods that you like and that support your goals without deprivation or willpower, and how to instill a positive self-image. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online.

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Zumba Fitness®

Adult

Intermediate Belly Dance

Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Sandy Concar, EFT INTc Fee: $55 Session: Jan 10 & 17 Thu 6:00 pm-8:30 pm

Unleashing Your Financial Worries Jumpstart a New Approach for 2013 Are you lying awake at night worrying about paying your bills? This two-night interactive class will provide you with foundational steps firmly rooted in Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) to jump start a new set of healthy and confident emotions around money. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Sandy Concar, EFT INTc Fee: $55 Session: Jan 24 & 31 Thu 6:00 pm-8:30 pm

Are You a Procrastinator? The Time is Now to Squash Your Pesky Habit This two-night interactive class will provide you with foundational steps firmly rooted in Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) as we explore your procrastination habit, identify its source and eliminate the blocks that prevent you from taking swift action to accomplish small, medium and yes, even large tasks. ★ Register at Flaherty Park or online. Location: Flaherty Park Community Center Instructor: Sandy Concar, EFT INTc Fee: $55 Session: Feb 7 & 21 Thu 6:00 pm-8:30 pm www.wakeforestnc.gov / parksrecreation.aspx

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Athletic Leagues adu lt

Men’s Softball (rec) League play begins the week of March 18 (primarily Monday, Wednesday & Thursday). Fee: $550/team Registration: Feb 1-28

Church Softball (men) League play begins the week of April 15 (primarily Tuesday, Thursday & Friday). Fee: $550/team Registration: Mar 1-29

Baseball, Softball, T-Ball

Dream League Baseball

(boys & girls ages 5-17)

(ages 5-17)

League drafts/team placement will begin in March, practices begin within one week of league drafts, games are played April-late June. League age is determined by participant’s age on April 30, 2013.

An adaptive baseball league for special-needs children. League begins in April, with games on Saturday mornings through early June. League age is determined by participant’s age on April 30, 2013.

Fee:

Fee:

$40 resident* $80 non-resident Registration: Feb 1-28

$40 resident* $80 non-resident Registration: Feb 1-28

Basketball – The 2013 youth basketball leagues begin play in December, with games at J.B. Flaherty Park, WF-R Middle, Heritage Middle, Franklin Academy High, and Wake Forest Elementary gyms. Birth certificate is required. A copy of participant’s birth certificate must be filed with the Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department along with a league registration form. Birth certificate is required one time only. * “Wake Forest resident” lives within the Town limits Dream League Baseball

Church Softball (co-rec) League play begins the week of June 17 (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday). Fee: $550/team Registration: May 1-31

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(919) 435-9569 Receive notice of game cancellations on your smartphone Download the free Town of Wake Forest app and receive an alert any time games are cancelled. Search for “Town of Wake Forest” on iTunes, in the iPhone app store, or in Google Play. Visit www. wakeforestnc.gov/app.aspx for more information.

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Track & Field (ages 6-18) In this introduction to track and field, participants will learn proper running technique and gain experience in their choice of the following Olympic running events: 100, 200, 400, 800, 1500, 3000. Open to runners age 6-18 (age determined by age on January 1, 2013). Participants will also have an opportunity to be exposed to the hurdles, long jump, high jump, shot put, and discus. Deadline to register is March 29. Location: Instructors: Fee: Sessions:

Wake Forest-Rolesville Middle School track Staff from Speed Academy $75 Apr 15-May 24 Mon/Wed, Tue/Thu or Mon/Thu 5:30 pm-6:30 pm


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Photo Release: Your likeness may be captured by the Town of Wake Forest for use in promotional, news, or informational media. Your participation in this activity implies your consent. If you do not wish for your photo to be used, please contact the Parks & Recreation Department at (919) 435-9560.

Waiver, Release of Liability and Indemnification Agreement: By signing this document, I hereby absolve the Town of Wake Forest and any individuals, groups, or organizations officially connected in any manner with the above-stated program of all liabilities including equipment loss, property damage, personal injury, or death. Such absolution is to be binding when the above individuals are acting within the scope of the activity. I hereby accept the supervision, facilities, and equipment as being satisfactory for the league named above. I understand that insurance coverage is my responsibility, and that I have read and agree to the terms stated above.

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Submit roster to: Town of Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department 301 S. Brooks Street Wake Forest, NC 27587 | (919) 435-9560 | Fax: 919) 435-9499

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I certify that the information given above is correct to the best of my knowledge. In addition, I verify that I am aware that it is my responsibility to inform my team members of the rules and regulations of the Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Adult Leagues.

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Player Affidavit: Each player must read the following statement and sign the roster form before participating. Incomplete rosters will not be accepted. I understand that by signing this roster I cannot play on another team in the same league, agree to abide by rules and regulations as set by WFPRD, and have read and understand each provision of the Waiver, Release of Liability and Indemnification Agreement on this form and agree to abide by them, and certify that the information provided is correct.

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League Age Chart (April 30, 2013)

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▲ Spring 2013 Baseball & Softball Leagues Find participant’s birth month in the top row of the chart. In the birth month column, find participant’s birth year. League age is indicated on that row at far right.

Proof of Age

First Time Participants A copy of the participant’s birth certificate must be presented with the registration form at the time of registration. Registrations will not be accepted without a copy of the participant’s birth certificate. Returning Participants A copy of the participant’s birth certificate must be filed with the Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department along with the registration form.

Online Registration Returning participants may register at the Town of Wake Forest website: www.wakeforestnc.gov/residents/ parksrecreation_youthathletics.aspx

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6 coed

T-ball

Coach Pitch

7 coed

Coach Pitch

Coach Pitch

8 coed

Coach Pitch

Minor League (machine pitch)

9

Minor League (machine pitch)

Minor League (machine pitch)

10

Minor League (machine pitch)

Little League (11-12)

11

Little League (11-12)

Little League (11-12)

12

Little League (11-12)

Junior League (13-14)

13

Junior League (13-14)

Junior League (13-14)

14

Junior League (13-14)

Senior League (15-17)

15

Senior League (15-17)

Senior League (15-17)

16

Senior League (15-17)

Senior League (15-17)

17

Senior League (15-17)


Registration Form

Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department

Participant Information a r e yo u a Wak e Fo r est r esident ? :

▢ Yes

▢ No

Please complete one form per person. Make copies as necessary.

Las t Name: F i r s t Name :

address:

Ge n der :

▢ Male ▢ Female city: stat e : z i p : age: ____________________ dat e o f b irt h: __________________

Home phone:

cell p hone : ema i l add r ess ( op t i ona l ) :

▢ I would like to receive occasional email communications about Town of Wake Forest programs, services, and special events. By agreeing to receive email communications about Town of Wake Forest programs, services, and events, I understand my email address becomes subject to NC Public Records Law and could be provided to other organizations upon request. I may unsubscribe at any time.

Youth Athletic Leagues Only: s c h o o l: ___________________ g r ade: _____________________ fat h e r ’s n ame : ______________________ fat h e r ’s day p h on e: _________________ M o t h e r’s n ame: ______________________ M o t h e r’s day p h on e: _________________

r sey si ze: pan t s size : je ▢ ▢ ▢ ▢ ▢ ▢ ▢

Youth S Youth M Youth L Adult S Adult M Adult L Adult XL

▢ ▢ ▢ ▢ ▢ ▢ ▢

Youth S Youth M Youth L Adult S Adult M Adult L Adult XL

c o a c h ing volu nt eer s: ( h ead c o a c h )

▢ Dad

▢ Mom ▢ Both

s iblin gs:

Name(s) of sibling(s) in same age group/league, if any: ___________________________ ___________________________ a r e y o u a n ew part i c i pant?

▢ Yes. You must present a birth certificate along with this registration form in order for the registration to be processed. ▢ No. We will confirm that we have your birth certificate on file. If we do not, you must provide one before we can process your registration. Note: Registration for athletic programs will be accepted only during advertised registration periods.

program title / sport:

starting date:

Day of wee k :

t i me :

f ee :

Health & Emergency Information Parent/Guardian Name(s):_______________________________ (H) Phone:________________ (W) Phone:_______________ Emergency Contact:____________________________________ (H) Phone:________________ (W) Phone:_______________ Special Needs: The Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department will attempt to provide accommodations for program participants when the need for accommodation is requested within two weeks. To insure a medically safe and appropriately planned program, please list any special need or precaution which may require accommodations for participating (i.e., visual or hearing impairment, mental or physical disability, heart condition, history of seizures, asthma, ADD, etc.) Physician Name:________________________________ Phone:_____________________________________________ Known Allergies:____________________________________________________________________________________________ Current Medications:________________________________________________________________________________________ Parent/Guardian and Adult Participation Agreements: I, ________________________________________ (parent/guardian), do hereby give my permission for _____________________________ (participant) to participate in the program offered by the Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department known as ____________________________________.

By signing this document, I hereby absolve the Town of Wake Forest and any individuals, groups, or organizations officially connected in any manner with the above stated program of all liabilities concerning personal injury, property damage, equipment loss, or death. I realize that transportation to and from the program is my responsibility, and that if anyone connected with the program transports my child on my behalf, I will hold the party/parties involved blameless of any accident or injury that may occur. Such absolution is to be binding when the above individuals are acting within the scope of the activity. I hereby accept the instructor, supervision, facilities, and equipment, as being satisfactory for the program activity named above. I understand that insurance coverage is my/our responsibility, and I/we certify the I/we have read and agree to the terms stated above and that all information provided is correct to the best of my/our knowledge. Photo Release: Your likeness may be captured by the Town of Wake Forest for use in promotional, news, or informational media. Your participation in this activity implies your consent. If you do not wish for your photo to be used, please contact the Parks & Recreation Department at (919) 435-9560. Refund Policy: Class fees and athletic fees are 100% refundable when the class or league is canceled by the Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department. Anyone wishing to withdraw from a class that has not been cancelled by the Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department must request a refund, in writing, at least seven business days in advance before the scheduled start of the class or first practice. Refunds will not be given for withdrawals made less than the seven working day period other than for verified medical/hardship cases. Non-Discrimination Policy: The Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability in employment opportunities or the provision of services, programs, or activities. A participant alleging discrimination on the basis of the aforementioned areas may file a complaint with the Director of the Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department or the Office of Equal Opportunity, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, DC 20240.

Complete and sign registration form. Return form and full payment by mail or in person. Town of Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department 301 S. Brooks Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587 OFFICE USE ONLY ▢ New ▢ Returning ▢ BC attached ▢ BC on file

▶▶____________________________________________________

Parent/Guardian Adult Participant Signature

Date

Total Enclosed: $____________________________________ Make check payable to: Town of Wake Forest ▢ I would like to receive an email confirmation of my payment. I have provided my email address above.

Date Rcvd_____________ Fee Paid _______________ Rcvd By______________ ▢ Cash ▢ Check #___________ ▢ Credit Card


PRSRT STD US Postage PAID Wake Forest, NC Permit #118

Town of Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department 301 S. Brooks Street Wake Forest, NC 27587 www.wakeforestnc.gov/ parksrecreation.aspx

Inside ~ Winter Programs and Athletic Leagues 

Program Registration

Dec 10 Registration for all classes begins Nov 19-Dec 7 Early online registration for all Flaherty Park programs

Feb 1-28 Youth Baseball, Softball, and T-Ball Feb 1-28 Youth Dream League Baseball Feb 1-28 Men’s Softball League (rec) Mar 1-29 Church Softball League (men) May 1-31 Church Softball League (co-rec)

Flaherty Open House Friday, Jan 25 ~ 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Flaherty Park Community Center 1226 N. White St. Join us for an evening of fun-filled activities to see what the Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department has to offer. This is an excellent opportunity to meet instructors, ask questions and register for programs. Instructors will offer demonstrations and current program participants will perform. For more information, call 919-435-9560. Dance ~ Art ~ Ballet ~ Gymnastics Photography ~ Woodcarving ~ Golf Tae Kwon Do ~ and more!

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Athletic League Registration

g r   o y u a r n p S at HOLDING PARK

Wake Forest Kiwanis Club and the Parks and Recreation Department are partnering to build the town’s first sprayground! Fundraising efforts to build the sprayground are underway. If you would like to make a donation, please mail your tax deductible contribution to: Wake Forest Kiwanis Club, PO Box 927, Wake Forest, NC 27588. Donations are also accepted at Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St. Checks should be made out to the Wake Forest Kiwanis Foundation—Sprayground For more information, contact Kiwanis Club Member Tom Dimmock at (919) 622-5401 or Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Director Ruben Wall at (919) 435-9561 or rwall@ wakeforestnc.gov.

RecConnect Winter 2012-13  

Wake Forest Parks & Recreation brochure

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