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Table of Contents Registration Information

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Memberships & Rentals

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Recreation Center Programs

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Active Seniors

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Youth & Adult Athletics

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Zula B. Wylie Library

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Special Events

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Park Information

Join Us On Social Media

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Parks & Recreation Department

Rainout Lines! Sports: (972) 480-5868 Special Event & After School: (214) 855-9758

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

Zula B. Wylie Public Library 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


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Registration Info

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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

Multipurpose Room Rentals

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

Annual

3-Month

1-Month

Day Pass

Adult (18-54 yrs)

$150

$50

$20

$5

Senior (55 yrs+)

$100

$40

$20

$5

Youth (7-17 yrs)

Family (Up to 4)

$100 $300

2

$40 $100

$20 N/A

$5 N/A

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 Sun-Fri (before 4 pm)

Fri-Sat

One Room

$150

$40/hr

$50/hr

Three Rooms

$250

$75/hr

$85/hr

Two Rooms

Four Rooms

$200 $300

$55/hr $100/hr

Kitchen N/A $30/hr

$65/hr $110/hr $30/hr

Please take a moment to look over the Recreation Center policies and guidelines at cedarhilltx.com/pard.


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Recreation Programs

Athletic Programs 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

6213 6212 6214 6211

9/6-9/27 10/4-10/25 11/1-11/29 12/6-12/27

Th Th Th Th

7:30-8:30 pm 7:30-8:30 pm 7:30-8:30 pm 7:30-8:30 pm

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

Days

Times

5818 5819

M W

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

8/27-11/5 8/29-10/31

Pickleball

Age: 12 yrs+ Fee: FREE with Recreation Center Membership Registration not required. Location: Recreation Center Play competitive and non-competitive pickleball in the gymnasium. It is open for FREE play. Call for play times.

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 pm). Code Session Days Times 6137 9/1-9/26 6136 10/1-10/31 6135 11/3-11/28 6134 12/1-12/26

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

5:30-9 pm 12-2 pm 5:30-9 pm 12-2 pm 5:30-9 pm 12-2 pm 5:30-9 pm 12-2 pm


Fitness Steady Warriors Yoga

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

Days

Times

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

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

6197 6196 6198 6195

9/5-9/28 10/3-10/31 11/2-11/30 12/5-12/28

Cardio Mix

Age: 12 yrs+ Fee: $40/month Location: Recreation Center Kick start your fitness in our highly aerobic cardio class. Raise your heart rate and your energy with extensive cario fitness sure to burn 500-1000 calories. Code Session

Days

Times

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

8:15-9:15 am 8:15-9:15 am 8:15-9:15 am 8:15-9:15 am

6201 6200 6202 6199

9/1-9/29 10/1-10/31 11/3-11/28 12/1-12/29

Full Body Blowout - Drop In Class Only

Age: 16 yrs+ Fee: $5 Drop-in Fee Location: Recreation Center This class is designed to target major body parts through single full body movements. By engaging lite weight usage we will effectively burn fat, tone arms and legs, while building flat and defined abdominal areas. Whether you are a beginner or regular fitness enthusiast this class is a perfect solution to losing unwanted fat and developing toned and fitter bodies. Saturdays 10-10:30 am

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 Hip-Hop. Zumba® AM Code Session 6229 9/1-9/29 6228 10/1-10/31 6230 11/1-11/29 6227 12/1-12/31 Zumba® PM Session Code 6229 9/1-9/29 6228 10/1-10/31 6230 11/1-11/29 6227 12/1-12/31

Days

Times

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

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


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Recreation Programs 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

6193 6192 6194 6191

9/4-9/25 10/2-10/23 11/6-11/27 12/4-12/18

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

Personal Training

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.

Cultural Arts Dancing Little Stars

Age: 3-6 yrs Fee: $48/session Location: Recreation Center A fun, energetic dance class that combines ballet & tap. Code Session

Days Times

T T T T

6234 6232 6233 6231

9/4-9/25 10/2-10/30 11/6-11/27 12/4-12/18

6-7 pm 6-7 pm 6-7 pm 6-7 pm

Teen Hip Hop

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

Code Session

Days Times

6217 6216 6218 6215

F F F F

9/6-9/28 10/5-10/26 11/1-11/30 12/7-12/28

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

Tumble-n-Twirl

Age: 4-8 yrs Fee: $48/session Location: Recreation Center A fun, energetic class that teaches beginner tumble and baton.  

Code Session

Days Times

6235 6236 6237 6238

Th Th Th Th

9/6-9/27 10/4-10/25 11/1-11/29 12/6-12/27

6-7 pm 6-7 pm 6-7 pm 6-7 pm


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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

6221 6220 6222 6219

9/5-9/26 10/1-10/31 11/5-11/28 12/3-12/26

Age: 8-15 yrs Code Session 6225 9/6-9/28 6224 10/4-10/26 6226 11/1-11/30 6223 12/6-12/28

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

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

Jay’s Swing Camp

Age: 16 yrs+ Fee: $35/session Location: Recreation Center Teaches swing dance from an 8-count premise and focuses on building the person from the inside out. We teach self-confidence, posture, balance, timing, musicality of dance, and much more. This class also teaches dance choreography for public performance and swing dance competitions.

Code Session Days Times 6209 6210 6208 6207

11/1-11/29 12/6-12/27 9/6-9/27 10/4-10/25

Th Th Th Th

7-9 pm 7-9 pm 7-9 pm 7-9 pm

Blue Monarch Line Dancing

Age: 50 yrs+ Fee: $10/session Drop-in Fee: $3/class Location: Recreation Center Come 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 6204 6205 6206 6203

Session Days Times 9/10-9/24 10/1-10/29 11/5-11/26 12/3-12/17

M M M M

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

FREE Boxing Camp All ages are welcome to join a 5 week boxing camp sponsored by the Dallas Police Department! Held on Saturday mornings 10-11:30 am at the recreation center - September 1-29, October 20-November 17, December 8-January 5. Text 817-559-5740 to sign up.


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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

Games

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

Hand Quilting Quilting is a major part of history. This class will help you enhance your personal legacy as you make your mark on history. Th 12:30-2:30 pm

Bingo Pay $1.00 per card and win food! W 10 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

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, and hats with the loom. W 12:30-2:30 pm

Visit cedarhilltx.com/seniors to view the monthly calendar.

Extended Gaming Enjoy your favorite card and board games. T/Th 11 am-1 pm

Dance Social Dancing Learn basic two-step and western line dances. No partner required. M 11 am-12 pm Line Dancing Registration Required Learn fun dances choreographed to contemporary music. T 1-2 pm

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: Larry at yfch.org 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: Marvin at (469) 337-8934 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: 7-14 yrs Fee: $35/session Instructor: Martha Franklin, USPTA Development Coach, (469) 360-4045 Young champions develop hand-eye coordination as they learn tennis fundmentals 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 6239 6240 6241 6242 10U 6243 6244 6245 6246 14U 6247 6248 6249 6250

Days Times

8/28-9/18 9/25-10/16 10/23-11/13 11/27-12/18

T T T T

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

8/30-9/20 9/27-10/18 10/25-11/15 11/29-12/20

Th Th Th Th

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

8/29-9/19 9/26-10/17 10/24-11/14 11/28-12/19

W W W W

5:30-6:30 pm 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: August 1-15 Season: August 27 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

5798 5799 5800 5801

Monday Mens Monday Mens Church Monday Coed Church Friday Coed

$325 $325 $325 $325

Adult Kickball Age: 16 yrs+ Registration: August 1-15 Season: August 27 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

5802

Friday Coed

$325

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 at dfwaba@gmail.com

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


Zula B. Wylie Public Library

Library Events Date Event 9/10 STEM Night with Frontiers of Library Featured Events Flight Museum

Time 6:30 pm

9/15

Cedar Hill Creative Arts Festival (At Cedar Hill Government Center)

4-8 pm

10/8

Hispanic Heritage Family Fun Night

6:30 pm

10/19

Discover the Arts After Dark Jazz Night

6:30 pm

10/31

Scare on the Square (In Historic Downtown Cedar Hill)

6-8 pm

11/1

Dia de Los Muertos Celebration

6:30 pm

11/9

Discover the Arts After Dark

6:30 pm

11/12

Reading with Our Heroes

6:30 pm

12/1

Friends Holiday Open House

2-4 pm

12/6

Holiday On the Hill (In Historic Downtown Cedar Hill)

6 pm

12/14

Kwanzaa Community Celebration

6:30 pm

12/20

Night Before Christmas Storytime

6:30 pm

12/31

Noon Year’s Eve Storytime

11 am

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This year’s theme, “Reading Takes You Everywhere,” is a reminder how reading and visiting your library can take you to worlds you never imagined. 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 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.

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


Youth Library Programs Children Storytime Sessions: Baby Storytime - Every Monday at 10:30 am. Parents and caregivers of children ages 0-2 are welcome. 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. September 17, 24, October 1, 8, and 15. The Family Place Library Parent Playgroup will combine with storytime. These sessions will incorporate our stories, songs, and fingerplays with playtime for children ages 0-3 and their parents/caregivers. Siblings up to age 5 are also invited to this session. Community resource professionals will be in attendance with information and resources that help parents understand their role as their child’s first teacher. 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. 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! September 20, October 18, November 15 and December 20. Bilingual Storytime - Held quarterly and includes stories in both English and Spanish, with songs, crafts and special guests. Join us for a very special bilingual storytime for Hispanic Heritage month on October 20 at 1 pm in the children’s area.

Ongoing Activities: Homework Help - Children in grades 3-6 can receive guided assistance with homework every Wednesday from 4:30-5:30 pm beginning Oct. 3. 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.

Fall Break Activities November 19 at 2 pm - Crafternoon Dress to get messy and join us in making something fun and creative for the holiday season!

November 20 at 12 pm - Infinity Tiles Meet us in the children’s area to color a set of infinity tiles or create your own. No matter how you rotate them, the design will always connect. All ages can participate although geared to those ages 6-12. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. November 21 at 1 pm - Movie Day Sgt. Stubby, “An American Hero,” rated PG.

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Tween & Teen Events Tweens Tween programs are designed for ages 8-12. Held on Mondays at 4:30 pm. Some programs require registration - call (972) 291-7323 ext. 1305 to learn more. September: Super STEM

September 10: 3D Printer Workshop September 17: Messy Makers

September 24: Food Chemistry October: Fall Fun

October 1: Art with Nature October 8: Fall Treats

October 15: Pumpkin Decorating October 22: Spooky Slime

October 29: Costume Party/Movie Night November: Math Camp Held on November 5, 12, 19, & 26. December: Winter Wonderland

December 3: Cookie Decorating December 10: Reindeer Games December 17: Mugs & Movies

Teens The Hang Out: A program for teens where they can explore technology and engage in other fun activities. Held every 1st & 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.

September 6-27 - SAT & ACT Tutoring - For any students in grades 8-12. October 4-25 - Entrepreneurs Workshop - To help build today’s teens into tomorrow’s entrepreneurs. November 1, 8, 15 & 29 - Financial Literacy Workshop - To help educate our youth on financial aid and scholarships.

December 6 at 5 pm - Come and relax with a handpicked movie and popcorn.

December 13 at 5 pm - Painting gives teens an opportunity to unleash their creativity with colors and textures on a canvas or poster board. December 20 at 5 pm - Gaming Day includes game selections from video games to tabletop games. December 27 at 5 pm - DIY from fashion and room décor.

Teen Talk Radio - Xperience Radio - Teens can discuss their challenges and choices concerning relationships. Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 6 pm.


Adult Library Programs Adult Featured Programs Author Luncheon - September 8, 11:30 am Business 101 Workshop - October 20, 11 am-1 pm

Adult Ongoing Programs

Readers on the Hill Book Club - Every 1st Monday at 7 pm, October 1, November 5, & December 3. 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, September 11, October 9, November 13 & December 11. 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. 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. Call (972) 291-7323 to register and visit www.cedarhilllibrary.org for a schedule of topics that will be covered. Tuesday Evenings at 7 pm: September 4, 18 & 25 October 2, 16, 23 & 30 November 6, 20 & 27 December 4 & 18 Wednesday Afternoons at 2 pm: September 5, 12, 19 & 26 October 3, 10, 24, & 31 November 7, 14 & 28 December 5, 12 & 19 Cedar Hill Genealogical Society - September 13, October 11, November 8, & December 13 at 6:30 pm. This society provides educational programs and training in genealogical research during their monthly meetings, which are open to the public. Living With Diabetes - September 24, October 22, November 12 & December 10 at 6 pm. Learn life skills, tips and suggestions to live with diabetes. Gardening Classes - September 20 & November 15 at 6:30 pm. 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. Call (972) 291-7323 ext. 1313 for more information. Make It! @ Your Library - Event featuring invention and creativity. A celebration of the Maker movement. Saturdays, September 8, November 10 & December 8.

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Library Spotlight September is Library Card Sign Up Month! September is Library Card Sign-up Month a time of year when we remind you that a library card is a ticket to educational resources and activities for you and your family. Signing up for a free library card is the first step towards academic achievement and lifelong learning and it’s FREE!

Book Bike Be on the lookout for the library’s new Book Bike! This library on wheels will allow you to access the library in a completely different way as we pedal around town. The Book Bike will offer library books, library cards, program information, assistance with digital materials such as eBooks, audiobooks and more. Find us in your neighborhood or at a local community event this fall!

Lynda.com Discover video courses taught by industry experts in software, creative, and business skills - now FREE with your library card.

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


Throw Back Thursday Movies from the 40s - Thursdays: September 6 and October 4. Old School Family Game Nights - Tuesdays: September 18, October 16, November 20 and December 18 at 6 pm. Storytimes for children of all ages - Wednesdays: September 19 & 26, October 3 & 17 at 10:30 am. Swing Dance Classes at the Senior Center - Sundays: September 30, October 7, 14 & 21 at 2:30 pm. Friends’ Tupperware Party - Saturday, September 29 from 2-4 pm. Cratchit Holiday Party - Friday, November 9 at 6:30 pm.


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Park Pavilion Rentals 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) 2915130 to check availability and all reservations must be completed in person.

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Disc Golf Parks 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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