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Table of Contents Registration Information

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Memberships & Rentals

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Recreation Center Programs 3-6 Active Seniors Youth & Adult Athletics Zula B. Wylie Library

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Special Events

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Cedar Hill Trails

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Park Information 20-Inside Back

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Parks & Recreation Department Administrative Offices 285 Uptown Blvd. (2nd Floor) (972) 291-5130 Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm Alan E. Sims Cedar Hill Recreation Center 310 E. Parkerville Rd. (972) 293-5288 Monday-Friday 5:30 am-9:30 pm Saturday 8 am-6 pm, Sunday 1-7 pm Senior Center 1740 Mansfield Rd. (972) 291-5353 Monday-Friday 8 am-4 pm Closed Saturday & Sunday

Rainout Lines!

Zula B. Wylie Public Library

Sports: (972) 480-5868 Special Event/After School: (214) 855-9758

225 Cedar St. (972) 291-7323 Renewal Line: (972) 230-5792 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 10 am-9 pm Wednesday, Friday 10 am-6 pm Saturday 10 am-5 pm, Closed Sunday


Now it’s Easy to Register Online with Any Device!

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Registration Info

Pre-registration is required for all recreation programs unless otherwise listed and all fees are due at the time of registration. Please note the deadline for all programs is 3 days prior to the start of the class. All programs require a minimum number of registrants in order to operate. Programs will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Each program fee is listed in the brochure, and additional supplies might be required if noted. Cash, check, or credit card (Visa, MasterCard and American Express) are accepted.

New Online Registration Register and pay for programs, sign up for memberships and view facilities all from your computer, tablet or smart phone! You’ll need to create an account to use it, but don’t worry! With a couple of clicks and a few taps of the keyboard, you’ll be set up and ready to enjoy the convenience of online registration. The new system has many great benefits and is extremely easy to use! Search for your favorite programs by keyword, age, day, time, location and more! You can even register for multiple programs in one transaction making the registration and payment process faster and more convenient!

Register online for programs at cedarhilltx.com/online


Memberships & Rentals

Memberships The Alan E. Sims Cedar Hill Recreation Center is the perfect place to maintain your healthy lifestyle in our fitness area, learn something new participating in one of our programs, host a special event in one of our multipurpose room rentals or play a game of basketball with your family and friends. Memberships are available to both Cedar Hill residents and non-residents at the same rate.  Each membership includes: • • • • •

Access to state-of-the-art fitness equipment including three-lane walking/jogging track, a variety of cardio and strength machines, free weights and much more. (free fitness orientation available). Two full size gymnasiums. Game room including table tennis, foosball, air hockey, pool table and gaming systems. Onsite childcare 6 mo. to 6 yrs. in our barnyard room (Included in annual membership fee, or $20/10 visits, $4/per child, per visit). Complimentary wallet lockers located in the gymnasium & fitness area for personal items.

Age Adult (18-54 yrs)

Annual 3-Month 1-Month Day Pass $150

$50

$20

$5

Youth (7-17 yrs)

$100

$40

$20

$5

Senior (55 yrs+)

$100

$40

$20

$5

Family (Up to 4) $300 $100 N/A N/A Please take a moment to look over the Recreation Center policies and guidelines at cedarhilltx.com/pard.

Multipurpose Room Rentals With over 5,400 square feet available for rent, the Alan E. Sims Cedar Hill Recreation Center is ideal for meetings, receptions, birthday parties and weddings. Guests have the option of using the entire space or splitting it up into 4 separate rooms. Each rental includes access to audio/video equipment and a commercial kitchen (for an additional fee). Each room is adjacent to an outdoor patio and overlooks a beautiful pond. For additional information, or to check availability, visit cedarhilltx.com/pard or call (972) 293-5288. Rental Space

Deposit (before 4 pm)

Sun-Fri

Fri-Sat

One Room

$150

$40/hr

$50/hr

Three Rooms

$250

$75/hr

$85/hr

Two Rooms

Four Rooms Kitchen

$200 $300

N/A

$55/hr $100/hr

$30/hr

$65/hr $110/hr

$30/hr

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Recreation Programs Athletic Programs NEW! Young Bucks Skills

Age: 4-12 yrs Fee: $40/session Location: Recreation Center Basketball skills for beginner and intermediate players will help children develop: basketball exercises, footwork & agility workouts, condition/cardio, basketball drills, learning to dribble and shoot correctly, and confidence building. Code Session Days Times

5727 5726 5725 5724

1/4-1/25 2/1-2/22 3/1-3/29 4/5-4/26

Th Th Th Th

5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm

Volleyball-Fall Adult Coed League Age: 16 yrs+ Fee: $116 per team Location: Recreation Center Code Session

Days

Times

M W M W

7-9:30 pm 7-9:30 pm 7-9:30 pm 7-9:30 pm

5812 5813 5814 5815

1/8-3/19 1/10-3/14 3/26-6/4 3/28-5/30

Pickleball

Age: 12 yrs+ Fee: FREE with Recreation Center Membership. Registration not required. Location: Recreation Center gymnasium

AIKIA Karate

Age: 5 yrs+ Fee: $30/session Location: Recreation Center Channel your energy through a combined style of American Tae-Kwon-Do and American Kenpo while learning self-discipline, respect for others, and self-defense. *Each session includes Sat. tournament practice (12-2). Code Session Days Times 5715 1/3-1/31 5714 2/3-2/28 5713 3/3-3/31

M/W Sat M/W Sat M/W Sat

6-8 pm 12-2 pm 6-8 pm 12-2 pm 6-8 pm 12-2 pm


Fitness

For Village Tech Students

Steady Warriors Yoga

Special Interest

Age: 12 yrs+ Fee: $40/session, FREE to all veterans and first responders Courtesy of Warrior Spirit Project Location: Recreation Center Bring strength, resilience, and flexibility into your body and your life. This traditional Hatha Yoga class offers basic postures, breathing techniques, and meditation suitable for everyone. A one team approach ensures that every student will have the opportunity for a positive experience. Code Session

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Times

W/F W/F W/F W/F

10-11 am 10-11 am 10-11 am 10-11 am

5750 5749 5748 5747

1/1-1/31 2/2-2/28 3/2-3/28 4/4-4/27

NEW! LIT Yoga

Age: 12 yrs+ Fee: $40/session Location: Recreation Center This class will vary from week to week, pulling from various yoga styles such as Hatha, Vinyasa and Power Flow. This class is designed to help you: develop flexibility and strength, improve cardiovascular and nervous sytems, cognition, and digestion. Reduce depression and anxiety. Increase your concentration, and focus with breathing techniques. Playlists will include a complete and eclectic sound from the lastest Hip Hop, Trap, R&B, Neo Soul and much more! Code Session

Days

Times

T T T T

7-8 pm 7-8 pm 7-8 pm 7-8 pm

5662 5730 5729 5728

1/9-1/30 2/6-2/27 3/6-3/27 4/3-4/24

Zumba®

Age: 12 yrs+ Fee: Unlimited-$45 2x/week $24 3x/week-$28 4x/week $35 Location: Recreation Center Dance to great music, with great people, and burn a ton of calories without even realizing it. Burn up to 900 calories an hour while having a blast working out to rhythms like Salsa, Reggaeton, Merengue, Cumbia and HipHop. Choose from times in the morning and evening: Zumba® AM Code Session 5754 1/1-1/31 5753 2/1-2/28 5752 3/1-3/31 5751 4/2-4/30 Zumba® PM Session Code 5754 1/1-1/31 5753 2/1-2/28 5752 3/1-3/31 5751 4/2-4/30

Personal Training

Days

Times

M/T/W/Th/S M/T/W/Th/S M/T/W/Th/S M/T/W/Th/S

9-10 am 9-10 am 9-10 am 9-10 am

Days

Times

M/T/Th W M/T/Th W M/T/Th W M/T/Th W

6:30-7:30 pm 6-7 pm 6:30-7:30 pm 6-7 pm 6:30-7:30 pm 6-7 pm 6:30-7:30 pm 6-7 pm

The Alan E. Sims Cedar Hill Recreation Center offers individual training services from certified personal trainers with various specializations to help meet your health and fitness goals. Visit the front desk or cedarhilltx.com/pard for a list of trainers.

Village Tech 4-in-1

Age: 6-17 yrs Fee: $70/session Location: Recreation Center Half day Wednesday program for Village Tech students. Students will take four enrichment classes for the price of one. Programs include: performing arts, cooking and karate/basketball and will enhance their personal and social growth in various life skills.  

Code Session Days

Times

5735 5736 5309 5310

1-5:30 pm 1-5:30 pm 1-5:30 pm 1-5:30 pm

1/3-1/31 2/7-2/28 3/7-3/28 4/4-4/25

W W W W

Fit4MOM® FIT4MOM® Cedar Hill is an amazing program that provides fitness and community to moms in every stage of motherhood! From mommy and me STROLLER STRIDES® and STROLLER BARRE® workouts (offered six days a week), to our popular FIT4MOM® RUN CLUB training, to our 8-week BODY BACK® transformation sessions and OUR VILLAGE® mom’s club, we offer the perfect fit for ANY mom who wants to take time for self-care! Your first class is FREE so come join this growing community of moms! For information, please email welcometocedarhill@fit4mom. com, Call 469-454-0680 or visit: cedarhill.fit4mom.com.


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Recreation Programs

Cultural Arts LP’s Dance for Kids

Age: 3-15 yrs Fee: $60/session Location: Recreation Center This course brings the elegance of ballet to students. Learn basic ballet technique and French terminology. Gain poise, grace, rhythm and balance. Age: 3-7 yrs Code Session

Days Times

5746 5740 5741 5739

M/W M/W M/W M/W

Age: 8-15 yrs Code Session 5745 1/4-1/26 5744 2/1-2/23 5743 3/1-3/23 5742 4/5-4/20

1/3-1/31 2/7-2/28 3/7-3/28 4/2-4/25

7-8 pm 7-8 pm 7-8 pm 7-8 pm

Days Times Th/F 5-6:30 pm Th/F 5-6:30 pm Th/F 5-6:30 pm Th/F 5-6:30 pm

Blue Monarch Line Dancing

Age: 50 yrs+ Fee: $10/session Drop-in Fee: $3/class Location: Recreation Center Come and join the fun! Blue Monarch Line Dance is ideal for people without a partner. Dance individually and add your own flavor. Not only will you have fun, you will stay active and learn set patterns. This program is proven to help improve memory and coordination. Code 5723 5722 5721 5720

Session

Days Times

1/8-1/29 2/5-2/26 3/5-3/26 4/2-4/30

M M M M

10-11 am 10-11 am 10-11 am 10-11 am

Teen Hip Hop

Age: 8-16 yrs Fee: $40/session Location: Recreation Center Teens can enjoy a fun and energetic dance class learning the lastest moves.  

Code Session Days Times 5719 5718 5717 5716

1/5-1/26 2/2-2/23 3/2-3/23 4/6-4/27

F F F F

7-8 pm 7-8 pm 7-8 pm 7-8 pm


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The Cedar Hill Senior Center services active seniors, age 50 and older, through planned programs, activities, and trips. Participants are offered enriching opportunities in a safe, fulfilling environment. Memberships to the center are FREE of charge and can be completed at the Senior Center. All programs are held weekly at the Senior Center, and registration is required for designated programs (up to 40 participants). Registrations are completed in person at the center, and Cedar Hill residents have first priority. For additional program information or registration, visit cedarhilltx.com/pard.

Active Seniors

Fitness

Special Interest

Dance

Gold Toning Registration Required Tone your body and stay active through aerobic movement. T 8:30 and 9:30 am Th 8:30 and 9:30 am

Queen Beaders Learn the art of making beautiful and fun jewelry. Th 10 am-12 pm

Social Dancing Learn basic two-step and western line dances. No partner required. M 11 am-12 pm

Yoga for Seniors Registration Required Learn how to breathe through basic Yoga movements. M/Th 1-2 pm Zumba Gold Registration Required Move to the rhythm of the music with basic Latin dance moves. M 8:30-9:30 am T/Th/F 10:30-11:30 am

Crafting Class Beginners and experienced are welcome to create a new craft each week. T 11:30 am-1:30 pm Ceramics Paint and design pieces from green ware. Firing is included. M 10 am-12 pm Loom Knitting Learn how to make your own gloves, scarves, hats with the loom. W 12:30-2:30 pm

Line Dancing Registration Required Learn fun dances choreographed to contemporary music. T 1-2 pm

Games Social Bridge Enjoy the game of bridge with other members. 11 am-3 pm W

Group 42 Play dominos with others. T 10:30 am-12 pm Bingo Pay $1.00 per card and win food! W 10 am-12 pm Wii Sports Exhibition Join us for a friendly competition in Wii Sports Resort. W 1-3 pm Extended Gaming Enjoy your favorite card and board games. T/Th 11 am-1 pm

Visit cedarhilltx.com/seniors to view the monthly calendar. Senior Events & Trips A variety of day trips are open to registered members of the Senior Center. Trips are taken every Friday. You can check the monthly Senior Center Calendar to find out what the trips are. Advanced registration is required and availability is limited.


Youth Athletics

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Youth Athletics Information Cedar Hill Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the following associations to provide exceptional youth athletics in our community. Each association is operated by volunteers dedicated to providing a positive team experience for each participant. For information regarding registration, schedules, and practices please contact the association directly. Cedar Hill Baseball Association (CHBA) Age: 3-14 yrs Registration: January & July Season: Spring/Fall Contact: Clint at cedarhillbaseball@yahoo.com www.cedarhillbaseball.com Cedar Hill Baseball Association provides baseball of all skill levels, ranging from recreation, select and tournament teams to the youth boys of Cedar Hill. Cedar Hill Youth Basketball Association (CHYBA) Age: 4-14 yrs Registration: October Season: Winter Contact: cedarhillbasketball@yahoo.com or call Rodney at (469) 766-9057 sports.bluesombrero.com/cedarhillbasketball Cedar Hill Youth Basketball Association provides basketball of all skill levels, ranging from beginner, intermediate and select to the youth boys and girls of Cedar Hill. Cedar Hill Youth Football & Cheerleading Organization (CHYFCO) Age: 5-13 yrs Registration: January-July Season: Fall Contact: Anthony at chyfco13@gmail.com sports.bluesombrero.com/chyfco Cedar Hill Youth Football & Cheerleading Organization provides the opportunity for every child to play organized football & cheerleading in a family oriented environment. Cedar Hill Soccer Association (CHSA) Age: 3-18 yrs Registration: November-January & July Season: Spring/Fall Contact: Larry at registrar@cedarhillsoccer.org www.cedarhillsoccer.org Cedar Hill Soccer Association provides quality soccer training for boys and girls in Cedar Hill Independent School District boundaries at all skill levels, ranging from recreation, club and academy. Cedar Hill Girls Softball Association (CHGSA) Age: 4-15 yrs Registration: February & April-May & August Season: Recreational-Spring/Fall, Competitive: Summer Contact: Carlos at cemilio_51@yahoo.com sports.bluesombrero.com/chgsa Cedar Hill Girls Softball Association offers recreational, select and high school level softball for the girls of Cedar Hill.

Tennis Lessons

Age: 7 yrs+ Fee: $35/session Instructor: Martha Franklin, USPTA Development Coach, (469) 360-4045 Young champions develop hand-eye coordination as they learn tennis fundamentals in a fun and encouraging environment. Lessons are provided at Crawford Park for varying skill levels, from beginner to competition. Each session includes 4 lessons and tennis balls are provided. Registration can be completed online at cedarhilltx.com/ pard, in person at Alan E. Sims Cedar Hill Recreation Center or at the Parks and Recreation administrative offices.

Code Date 8U

5803 1/9-1/30 5806 2/6-2/27 5809 3/6-3/27

10U

5804 1/11-2/1 5807 2/8-3/1 5810 3/8-3/29

14U

5805 1/10-1/31 5808 2/7-2/28 5811 3/7-3/28

Days Times T T T

5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm

Th Th Th

5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm

W W W

5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm


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Adult Athletics

Adult Athletics Information • To view team schedules, standings, or player call-in lists visit teamsideline.com/cedarhilltx. • Registration can be completed at cedarhilltx.com/pard or in person at the Alan E. Sims Cedar Hill Recreation Center or Parks and Recreation administrative offices. • Registration dates are listed below. Adult Softball Age: 16 yrs+ Registration: February 5-21 Season: March 5 Minimum: 5 teams per league Location: Virginia Weaver Softball Complex (631 Somerset Dr.) Join us for the adult softball league. Each team will play eight games and the top four per division qualify to play in a single elimination city tournament. Teams will register under USSSA and play under USSSA rules. Come on out and let’s “Play Ball!”

Code

League

Fee Per Team

5788 5789 5790 5791

Monday Mens Monday Mens Church Monday Coed Church Friday Coed

$325 $325 $325 $325

Adult Kickball Age: 16 yrs+ Registration: February 5-21 Season: March 5 Minimum: 5 teams per league Location: Virginia Weaver Softball Complex (631 Somerset Dr.) Rally your teams! Get together for a great social outing with friends and co-workers. Teams will play an eight-game season with the top four teams per division qualifying to play in a single elimination city tournament. Teams are registered under USSSA and play Cedar Hill local rules. Code

League

Fee per team

5792

Friday Coed

$325

Rainout Lines! Sports: (972) 480-5868 Special Event/After School: (214) 855-9758 Associations DFW Adult Baseball Association (DFW ABA) Age: 18 yrs+ www.dfw-aba.com DFW Adult Baseball Association is an adult baseball league for adults to play America’s game, regardless of age or playing experience. Skills range from entry level to advanced. DFW ABA is a family oriented organization which emphasizes good sportsmanship as well as good competition. Contact: JD Magee or dfwaba@gmail.com North Texas Women’s Soccer Association (NTWSA) Age: 18 yrs+ www.ntwsa.org North Texas Women’s Soccer Association is dedicated to providing women of all ages and abilities an opportunity to play soccer with others of the same competitive spirit and love of the game.


Zula B. Wylie Public Library We are a community place dedicated to enriching the lives of our patrons with a wide variety of materials, services, and events. Our goal is to be your third place in the community, after home or work, and a virtual resource anywhere you go. All are invited to read, learn, and have fun with us here at the library!

Library Events Date Event

Time

1/21

MLK Community Peace March & Celebration

3 pm

2/12

Black History Month Family Fun Night w/Storyteller Grandaddy Junebug

6:30 pm

3/29

Women’s History Month Celebration

6:30 pm

4/8-14 National Library Week 4/9

Family Fun Night w/Storyteller Sue Kuentz

6:30 pm

4/20

Rock the Library

6:30 pm

4/23

Earth Fest: An Earth & Arbor Day Celebration at Cedar Hill Government Center

5-7:30 pm

4/30

Dia de los Ninos Celebration

6:30 pm

Library Services Library Cards

Zula B. Wylie Public Library cards are FREE to residents of Texas. You can borrow books, videos, DVDs, ebooks, audio books and magazines. Virtual electronic cards are also available to access online databases and resources. Cedar Hill, DeSoto, and Duncanville residents can receive a partnership card FREE of charge.

Ask a Librarian

This service on our library website allows you to get information on research, websites, library collections, databases, and other library services via e-mail or phone. Someone will respond to you within 24 hours. You can also call the library during business hours at (972) 291-7323.

Computers & WiFi

Computers and laptops with internet access and Microsoft Office products are provided for library users. FREE wireless internet access is also available 24/7 throughout the library building. You can also check out WiFi mobile hotspots, which enable you to access the internet anywhere you go.

Community Garden

The community garden has been a Growing Green success and has developed into a community-wide project. Register online to participate. This project is open to the public on a first come, first serve basis.

Copy, Print & Fax

A coin-operated photocopy machine is provided for public use. Black and white and color computer printing is available for a small fee. Faxing is also available for a small fee. Faxing resumes and job applications is FREE.

Meeting Room

Our meeting room is available for use by non-profit organizations. To reserve the room, please call (972) 291-7323.

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Youth Library Programs

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Children Storytime Sessions: Baby Storytime - Mondays, 10:30 am. This storytime class helps develop motor, sensory, and social skills through songs, movement, and rhyme while promoting pre-literacy skills and a love of books. The Family Place Library Parent Playgroup will combine with storytime for 5 weeks starting January 29-March 26. These sessions will incorporate storytime and playtime for children ages 0-3 and their parents/caregivers. Community Resource Professionals will be in attendance with information and resources that help parents understand their role as their child’s first teacher. Siblings under 5 years old may attend as well. Preschool Storytime - Wednesdays, 10:30 am. This fun and engaging class will help children ages 3-6 develop all important literacy skills. Interactive songs, fingerplays and activities will focus on skills needed for the first year of kindergarten. STEAM activities follow storytime. Toddler Storytime - Fridays, 10:30 am. Stories, dance and action rhymes will engage toddlers ages 2-3 in developing pre-reading skills in this fun and active storytime class. A simple craft follows storytime. Family Pajama Storytime - Held the 3rd Thursday of every month at 6:30 pm. January 18, February 15, March 15, and April 19. Bring the whole family and wear your pajamas! We will have calming bedtime stories for all ages and a milk and cookie snack at the end. Bilingual Storytime - Saturday, February 3,10:30 am. Includes stories in both English and Spanish, songs, crafts, and special guests. Special Guest Storytime - January 10 and April 25 at 10:30 am. Join us for a special “Buggy” storytime with guests from Backyard Wildlife Resource Center!

Ongoing Activities: Homework Help - Children in grades 3-6 can receive guided assistance with homework every Wednesday from 4:30-5:30 pm. Sessions are facilitated by a certified teacher. Space is limited. Register weekly by calling 972-291-7323. Youth Tellers - Children in grades 3-6 are invited to learn the art of storytelling every Thursday at 5 pm. Tail Wagging Tutors - 2nd Saturday of each month at 1:30 pm. Children of all ages are invited to read aloud to friendly, trained dogs from the Dog Training Club of Dallas County at 1:30 pm.

Spring Break Activities March 12-16: Crafternoon - March 12 at 1 pm. Dress to get messy and join us in making something fun and creative! Techie Tuesday - March 13 at 1 pm. Meet us in the meeting room for a tech gadget petting zoo! Learn all about all the technology the library has to offer. Under age 8 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Classic Outdoor Play - March 14 at 1 pm. Join us outside in the amphitheater for some old fashioned games and activities like hopscotch, four square, hide and seek and more! All ages, children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Throwback Thursday - March 15 at 1 pm. Join us in the meeting room for games, music, and books from the 1940s! Get an idea of what it was like being a kid when the library was first established! Ages 3-12, all children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Movie Day - March 16 at 2 pm. Watch Despicable Me 3, rated PG in the meeting room!

Tweens Tween Mondays: Every Monday at 4:30 pm. Ages 8-12 only. Space is limited. To register call 972-291-7323 ext. 1305. January: Math Camp - January 8, 22, and 29. Learn about math at this fun camp.

February: Retro Mondays - February 5, 12, 19, & 26. Celebrate the Library’s 70th anniversary every Monday of this month with fun, retro games and activities.


March: Let’s Get Active - March 5, 12, 19, & 26. Fun outdoor and indoor activities geared for getting active.

April: Earth Month - April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30. Tweens will engage in Earth-friendly games and activities and will learn how to take care of the world we live in. Other Programs Spring Break Activities for Tweens - March 14, 4 pm: Tween Paint Party. March 16, 4 pm: Tween Video Game Night.

Teens The Hang Out: A program for teens where they can explore technology and engage in other fun activities. Held every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at 4:30 pm. For ages 13-18 only. Space is limited. To register call 972-291-7323 ext. 1305. January 4 - Movie Day

March 1 - Movie Day

January 18 - Teen Gaming Day

March 15 - Twister

February 1 - Poetry Writing

April 5 - Chess Buddies

February 15 - Teen Art Studio

April 19 - Engineering Mystery Bag Challenge


Adult Library Programs Adult Featured Programs Discover the Arts After Dark - January 12, 6:30 pm Liar’s Luncheon - January 17, 11:30 am at Cresent Point Business 101 Workshop Series - January 20 & 27, 10:30 am Evening with the Authors - January 29, 6:30 pm Discover the Arts after Dark - February 2, 6:30 pm Family History Through the Dinner Pot- February 6, 6:30 pm Author’s Brunch featuring Angela Ray - February 10, 11 am Discover the Arts after Dark - March 16, 6:30 pm

Adult Ongoing Programs

Readers on the Hill Book Club - Every 1st Monday at 7 pm, February 5, March 5 & April 2. The Readers on the Hill book discussion club is open to everyone. Participants read and discuss a different book each month. Visit www.cedarhilllibrary.org for a list of books the group will be discussing. Dallas Area Writers Group (DAWG) - Every 2nd Tuesday at 7 pm, January 9, February 13, March 13, & April 10. Dallas Area Writers Group meetings are open to all writers who want to improve writing skills, meet other writers, and get published. There is no charge to attend. Cedar Hill Young Professionals Life Chats - January 16 & March 20, 7:30 am (held at White Rhino Coffeehouse). Young professionals are invited to join discussions about professional topics such as servant leadership, professional development, networking, and more! Each session highlights a different book. Computer Classes - We offer FREE weekly computer classes for adults. These classes cover a broad range of topics that will provide you with the skills necessary to be computer savvy. Please register by calling 972-291-7323 ext. 1311 and visit www.cedarhilllibrary.org for a schedule of topics that will be covered. Tuesday Evenings at 7 pm: January 23 & 30 February 27 March 27 April 24

Wednesday Afternoons at 2 pm: January 10, 17, 24, 31 February 7, 14, 21, 28 March 7, 14, 21, 28 April 11, 18, 25

Cedar Hill Genealogical Society - January 11, February 8, March 8, & April 12 at 6:30 pm. This society provides educational programs and training in genealogical research during monthly meetings, which are open to the public.

Living With Diabetes - February 26, March 26 & April 23 at 6 pm. Learn life skills, tips and suggestions to live with diabetes. Gardening Classes - Every 3rd Thursday at 6:30 pm: January 18, February 15, March 15, & April 19. Join us for a variety of gardening tips and classes. Sit and Sew - Every Thursday at 10 am. A group for adults who love to sew and want to learn how to sew. Space is limited. Please call (972) 291-7323 ext. 1313. Anime for Young Adults - (Ages 18+) January 20, February 17, March 17 & April 21 at 3 pm. Watch anime, discuss manga, create art, comics and more.

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Library Spotlight Take Home Technology We have laptops, WiFi hotspots, roku express sticks, virtual reality goggles and tablets available for check out here at the library. You can borrow these items for 7 days but you must be a Cedar Hill resident at least 18 years of age with a library card in good standing. Visit the front desk for more info!

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AARP Tax Help FREE to everyone. First come, first serve. Held in the meeting room on Tuesdays 10:30 am-2:30 pm February 6-April 10.

Visit cedarhilllibrary.org for more information on library services,classes, and events.


RECREATION CENTER ANNIVERSARY & NEIGHBORHOOD BLOCK PARTY FREE FAMILY EVENT

Celebrate the 13th anniversary of the Recreation Center and see all the many services your community has to offer at the Citywide Neighborhood Block Party. Kids can enjoy a petting zoo, bounce houses, and more!

MARCH 3, 10 AM-2 PM ALAN E. SIMS CEDAR HILL RECREATION CENTER


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Cedar Hill Trails

Hike, bike and jog on the many trails of Cedar Hill! Cedar Hill offers miles of trails, ideal for a morning run, weekend bike ride, or simply a family walk. Choose one of the following to explore on your next outdoor adventure! Red Oak Creek Trail - With over 3.61 miles of paved trail, the Red Oak Creek Trail can be accessed at one of the following trailheads, Alan E. Sims Cedar Hill Recreation Center, Virginia Weaver Park, Dot Thomas Park and Cedar Trails Greenbelt. Lake Ridge Parkway - 3.5 miles of paved trail located in the Lake Ridge Community. Pleasant Run Road - .8 miles of paved trail located alongside Pleasant Run Road. Cedar Mountain Nature Preserve - 1 mile nature trail through the hills of Cedar Hill. Closed until further notice during FM 1382 Phase I construction. For additional information visit the Trails page at cedarhilltx.com/pard.

COMING SOON! FM 1382 Trail - The Phase I hike and bike trail along West FM 1382 between New Clark Rd and the entrance road to Cedar Hill State Park is currently under construction and scheduled to be completed in late spring 2018. Phase II of this hike and bike trail that will extend to City of Cedar Hill city limits is in the final stages of planning. Construction is anticipated to begin in January 2018 with a ribbon cutting in the spring of 2019. For construction updates, visit the FM 1382 hike and bike trail page at cedarhilltx.com/pard.


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Lester Lorch Nature Preserve, located at 1823 Texas Plume Rd., offers 2 challenging 18-hole disc golf courses, Beaver and Coyote, and covers elevation changes, wooded areas and a pond. It is open to the public for casual play. South Hills course located on S. Clark Rd. offers a casual 9-hole course open for casual play.

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City parks are a great place to celebrate, whether it be a birthday party, family reunion or just a picnic in the park. There are 15 covered pavilions that can be rented at various parks throughout the city along with the Amphitheater at Valley Ridge Park. All fees are due at the time of the reservation and you are required to reserve the pavilion for the entire time you occupy it. Contact the Parks and Recreation Administrative Offices at (972) 291-5130 to check availability and all reservations must be completed in person.

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