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Getting Started Table of Contents Registration Information

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Memberships & Rentals

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Recreation Center Programs 3-6 Active Seniors

Zula B. Wylie Library

facebook.com/cedarhillpard facebook.com/CHlibrary facebook.com/thecedarhillrec

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Youth & Adult Athletics

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Special Events

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Cedar Hill Trails

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On Social Media

@cedarhillpard @CH_ZBWLibrary @thecedarhillrec

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@cedarhillpard @zulabwylielibrary @thecedarhillrec

Athletic Rainout Lines! Youth: (972) 480-5868 Adult: (214) 855-9758

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

Zula B. Wylie Library 225 Cedar Street (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

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

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.

Register online for program at cedarhilltx.com/pard

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!


Memberships & Rentals

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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


Recreation Programs

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Athletic Programs Flip Mode Tumbling Level I

Age: 5-18 yrs Fee: $50/session Drop-in Fee: $10/class Location: Recreation Center This 60-minute class is a beginner level class that teaches introductory skills such as forward and backward rolls, handstands, round offs, bridges, back walkover, and front walkover. Code Session Days Times

5628 5624 5623 5622

9/5-9/26 10/3-10/31 11/7-11/28 12/5-12/26

T T T T

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

Flip Mode Tumbling Level II

Age: 5-18 yrs Fee: $50/session Drop-in Fee: $25/class Location: Recreation Center This 60-minute class is an advanced tumbling class that focuses on perfecting level 1 skills with a progression to beginning back handsprings. You must have 80% of level 1 skills are required to enroll in this class. Code Session Days Times

5567 5627 5626 5625

9/5-9/26 10/3-10/31 11/7-11/28 12/5-12/26

T T T T

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

Age: 16 yrs+ Fee: $116 per team Location: Recreation Center Code Session

Days

Times

5141 5139 5142

M W M

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

Volleyball-Fall Adult Coed League

8/21-10/30 8/23-11/1 11/6-12/18

Pickleball

Age: 12 yrs+ Fee: FREE with Recreation Center Membership Registration not required. Location: Recreation Center Gym Play competitive and non-competitive pickleball. FREE play. Call for 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. Learn self-discipline, respect for others, and self-defense. Improve memory skills and physical conditioning. AOK\TKO tournament circuit training at no extra charge. *Each session includes Sat. tournament practice. Code

Session Days Times

5492 9/2-9/30 5491 10/4-10/30 5490 11/4-11/29 5489 12/2-12/29

M/W Sat 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 6-8 pm 12-2 pm


Fitness Steady Warriors Yoga

Age: 12 yrs+ Fee: $40/session, FREE to all veterans and first responders 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

5650 5595 5594 5593

9/1-9/29 10/4-10/27 11/1-11/29 12/1-12/8

Cardio Mix

Age: 12 yrs+ Fee: $40/session Drop-in Fee: $7/class Location: Recreation Center Kick start your fitness in our highly aerobic cardio class. Raise your heart rate and energy with extensive cardio fitness sure to burn 500-1,000 calories! Code Session

Days

Times

T/Th/Sat T/Th/Sat T/Th/Sat T/Th/Sat

8-9 pm 8-9 pm 8-9 pm 8-9 pm

5463 5598 5597 5596

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

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 5615 9/2-9/30 5648 10/2-10/31 5614 11/1-11/30 5649 12/1-12/30 Zumba® PM Session Code 5615 9/2-9/30 5648 10/2-10/31 5614 11/1-11/30 5649 12/1-12/30

Personal Training

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

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

Days

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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.


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Recreation Programs NEW! Body Factory

Age: 18 yrs+ Fee: $40/session Drop-in Fee: $7/class Location: Recreation Center A fun and intense 45-minute core workout, sure to get your motor running.  

Code Session

Days Times

5632 5631 5630 5629

M/Th M/Th M/Th M/Th

9/7-9/28 10/2-10/30 11/2-11/30 12/4-12/7

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

NEW! Welcome to Fit4MOM® There are many different programs that FIT4MOM Cedar Hill has to offer. No matter which season of motherhood you are currently in, you will find somehting to help you find strength in motherhood! Through Stroller Strides, Run Club, or Our Village Mom’s Club, women have the opportunity to have a workout and support that is flexible around motherhood. For more information or questions about the program, please visit cedarhillfit4mom.com, call 469-454-0680 or email the instructor at cedarhill@fit4mom.com.

Special Interest Heartsaver AED CPR Course

Age: 16 yrs+ Fee: $50 Location: Recreation Center The American Heart Association course is designed to prepare a wide variety of people who, as responders, may need to perform CPR, or use automated external defribrillator (AED) to help someone who is choking.  

Code Session Days

Times

5307 5308 5309 5310

8 am-12 pm 8 am-12 pm 8 am-12 pm 8 am-12 pm

9/2 10/7 11/11 12/2

Sat Sat Sat Sat


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

5121 5120 5119 5107

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

Age: 8-15 yrs Code Session 5140 9/7-9/29 5138 10/5-10/27 5137 11/2-11/30 5128 12/1-12/29

9/6-9/27 10/2-10/25 11/1-11/29 12/4-12/27

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

Days Times Th/F 5-6 pm Th/F 5-6 pm Th/F 5-6 pm Th/F 5-6 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 stayactive and learn set patterns. This program is proven to help improve memory and coordination. Code 5066 5588 5587 5586

Session

Days Times

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

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 5602 5601 5600 5599

9/1-9/29 10/6-10/27 11/3-11/17 12/1-12/8

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.

Fitness 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 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

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

Active Seniors

Dance Social Dancing Learn basic two-step and western line dances. No partner required. T 2-3 pm Line Dancing Registration Required Learn fun dances choreographed to contemporary music. T 1-2 pm

Games 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 Social Bridge Enjoy the game of bridge with other members. 11-3 pm W 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 11-1 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.

Visit cedarhilltx.com/seniors to view the monthly calendar


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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

5642 5643 5644 5645

10U

5634 5635 5636 5637

14U

5638 5639 5640 5641

Days Times

8/22-9/12 9/19-10/10 10/17-11/7 11/14-12/12

T T T T

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

8/24-9/14 9/21-10/12 10/19-11/9 11/16-12/7

Th Th Th Th

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

8/23-9/13 9/20-10/11 10/18-11/8 11/15-12/13

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 2-16 Season: August 21 Minimum: 5 teams per league Location: Virginia Weaver Softball Complex (631 Somerset Dr.) Join us for the summer adult softball season. 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

5132 5133 5131 5122

Monday Mens Monday Mens Church Monday Coed Church Friday Coed

$325 $325 $325 $325

Adult Kickball Age: 16 yrs+ Registration: August 2-16 Season: August 21 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

5042

Friday Coed

$325

Athletic Rainout Lines! Youth: (972) 480-5868 Adult: (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, (817) 545-4244 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.


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This year’s theme “Build a Better World” is a reminder for each person to do what they can to make a difference in our world through kindness, respect, and unity. 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

9/11 9/23 10/10

Science Extravaganza Cedar Hill Creative Arts Festival (in Historic Downtown Cedar Hill) Dedication of Library as a Family Place

6:30 pm 10 am-3 pm

Dia de Los Muertos Celebration Micro A-Kon Anime Fest Family Fun Night Veterans Celebration Friends of the Library Santa’s Workshop Holiday Make It! Fair Holiday on the Hill (in Historic Downtown Cedar Hill) Kwanzaa Storytime Kwanzaa Food Fest

6 pm 10 am-4:30 pm 6:30 pm 2 pm 2 pm 6-8 pm

10/12 10/20 10/31 11/2 11/4 11/13 12/2 12/2 12/7 12/27 12/27

4:30-5:30 pm

Night of Storytelling w/renowned storytellers 6 pm Rock the Library 6:30 pm Scare on the Square 6-8 pm (in Historic Downtown Cedar Hill)

10:30 am 4 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.


Youth Library Programs Children Storytime Sessions: Baby Storytime - Mondays, 10:30 am. Mothers and caregivers of children ages 0-prewalkers 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. 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 - September 21, October 19, and November 9, 6:30-7 pm. Come to the library in your pajamas and enjoy some relaxing stories before sleepy-time. All ages with parents/caregivers are welcome. Bilingual Storytime - Saturday, October 7, 10:30 am. Join Dora the Explorer in an engaging storytime for the whole family! Stories, activities, and crafts.

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 beginning in October. Space is limited. Please register each week 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 beginning in September. 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. Family Place Playgroups - September 19, 26, and October 3, 17, 24 at 6 pm. Children and parents/caregivers are invited to join our Family Place Playgroups. Community professionals in specialty areas like speech pathology, nutrition, safety, special needs and more will share information with the adults while the children engage in fun activities.

Fall & Winter Break Activities: Crafternoons - November 20 and December 18 at 2 pm. Find your creative side with a seasonal craft. Recommended ages 5 and up. Under 7 with parent supervision. Build It! - November 21 and December 19 at 2 pm. We supply the building toys, Legos and magnets and you provide the creativity! Build to your heart’s content!

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

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Tweens Tween Mondays: Every Monday at 4:30 pm. Ages 8-12 only. Space is limited. To register call 972-291-7323 ext. 1305.

timeliness, how to sit like a lady, presentation/appropriate clothing, building confidence, and more. Soccer Skills Camp for Tweens - Every Wednesday in September, 5-6 pm. Learn basic soccer skills and play some soccer!

September: Super STEM Month - September 11, 18, & 25. Tweens will be exploring the world of STEM.

Teens

October: Monday Fun Day - October 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30. Tweens will be playing different games during the entire month.

November: Writing Camp - November 6, 20, & 27. Tweens get to improve their literacy skills while creating their own book.

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.

December: Merry Tweensmas - December 4, 11 & 18. Tweens will get to participate in holiday themed activities.

Word Clues - September 2 and October 21, 12:30-2 pm. A FREE workshop that will have a profound impact on your speaking, writing, vocabulary, and word recognition skills. Breeze through college and graduate school entrance exams like the SAT, ACT, & GRE! For ages 12 and up only.

Other Programs Glam Etiquette for Tweens - Every Wednesday in September, 5-6 pm. Innovative, exciting and fun lessons on etiquette, selfesteem, inner-beauty, and life skills. Topics include:

SAT Prep Workshop - October 28, 10 am-2 pm. Free test taking tips and practice for students 8th grade and up.


Adult Library Programs

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Adult Featured Events Beer Brewing “Make It!” Workshop - September 9, 2 pm Business Power Hour Workshop Series - September 9, 16, & 30, 10:30 am Discover the Arts after Dark - September 15, October 20, November 17 & December 15 Rain Barrel Workshop - September 23, 9 am Bible Art Journaling “Make It!” Workshop - October 7, 1 pm Country Day on the Hill Maker Booth - October 14, 10 am-5 pm in Historic Downtown Clean Eating Seminar - October 16, 6:30 pm Event Planning 101 Workshop - October 28, 3 pm “Make It!” Event - November 11, 1 pm Digitizing Your Family Photos Workshop - November 15, 2 pm Holiday Maker Faire - December 2, 2-4 pm

Adult Ongoing Programs

Readers on the Hill Book Club - Every 1st Monday at 7 pm, October 2, November 6, & December 4. 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 12, October 10, November 14, & December 12. 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 - October 17 & December 19 at 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: October 31 November 7, 21, 28 December 5

Wednesday Afternoons at 2 pm: September 6, 13, 20, 27 October 4, 11, 18, 25 November 1, 8, 15, 29 December 6, 13, 20

Cedar Hill Genealogical Society - September 14, October 12, November 9, & December 14 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 - September 25, October 23 & November 27 at 6 pm. Learn life skills, tips and suggestions to live with diabetes. Gardening Classes - Every 3rd Thursday at 6:30 pm: September 21, October 19 & November 16. 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+) September 16, October 21, November 18, & December 16 at 3 pm.


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Library Spotlight September is National 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!

1000 Books Before Kindergarten On September 12 at 10:30 am join us for a kick-off celebration of our Early Literacy Program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. 1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a family challenge that encourages early learning and sharing stories. There will be giveaways, goodies and other activities for kids. Come sign-up for the challenge and join the fun!

70th Anniversary Celebration

In 2018 the Library will celebrate its 70th year! Watch for the announcement of our special anniversary event as well as 70 total anniversary programs and activities throughout the whole year.


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Cedar Hill Trails

Hike, bike and jog on the many trails of Cedar Hill!

Run, play and enjoy all nature has to offer....

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.

Bike, walk, and hike miles of trails....

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. For additional information visit the Trails website at cedarhilltx.com/pard.


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Park Pavilion Rentals

Disc Golf Parks

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. Pavilions are available for $25 per hour, per pavilion. 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. Pavilions are available on a first come, first serve basis. Contact the Parks and Recreation Administrative Offices at (972) 291-5130 to check availability and all reservations must be completed in person.

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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