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Winter 2012 Program Guide

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SPECIAL EVENTS

SPECIAL EVENTS

FREE TREE RECYCLING DPW, 2041 Charms Rd. 7 am-5 pm M-Th Year Round OR Lyon Oaks Park 9 am-4 pm Seven days Dec 26-Jan 20 Recyclers are asked to remove all decorations, etc. from trees. Commercial lot trees will not be accepted. For more information call 248-858-0906 (Oakland County) or 248-624-0141 (DPW). SKATE NIGHT Who: Everyone When: Thur Jan 19 Time: 6-7:30 pm Where: Civic Center Ice Fee: Free Bring your skates and listen to some great music! Hot chocolate and cookies will be served. Dress for the weather. Event weather permitting. No pre-registration is required. OPEN ICE SKATE Where: Civic Center Ice Starts: Fri Jan 13 You are welcome to skate on the pond! Dress up warm & lace your skates for frosty fun. You may even want to bring a thermos of hot cocoa! Skating will be available after scheduled classes, weather permitting and per pond maintenance. MAKE MONEY BY SAVING ENERGY IN YOUR HOME When: Tue Jan 24 Time: 6-8 pm Fee: Free, light

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Utility prices keep going up, yet 10-50% of the energy used in most American homes is wasted. Come find out what you can do to save money by saving energy. Learn: What works and what doesn’t for saving energy, inexpensive materials that lower the bills and more. Sponsored by OakGreen in partnership with WARM Training Center and hosted by the City of Wixom. Please pre-register.

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY MAKES “CENTS” IN YOUR BUSINESS When: Wed Jan 25 Time: 9-11 am Fee: Free, light refreshments provided Make your customers and employees healthier and happier and save money at the same time. Cover essentials of making your business more energy efficient including best practices, financing options and how to prioritize the best steps to take. Sponsored by OakGreen in partnership with WARM Training Center and hosted by the City of Wixom. Please pre-register. HIGHTECH CRIME INFO SEMINAR Who: Cell phone owners & computer users Age 10+ When: Tue Jan 31 Time: 5:45 pm Fee: Free Prosecutor Cooper will address students and parents regarding the problems associated with cell phone & computer crimes. The presentation focuses on the laws, the social consequences, and the risk of unintended viewers/internet predators. The presentation will include a concentration on the topic of sexting. Keep your kids & family safe! Please pre-register by 2 pm Monday, Jan 30. DADDY DAUGHTER DANCE Who: Girls Age 2-12 with Dad, Grandpa or Uncle When: Thur Feb 9 Time: 6-8 pm Fee: $25 per couple/ $5 each additional Calling all girls, join us for an awesome evening of fun! Dress up to enjoy a pizza dinner, DJ and dancing. Fee includes goodie bag, picture & corsage. Bring your camera to capture your memories of your special night! Must preregister early! Limited to first 100 girls. 9TH ANNUAL WINE TASTING Who: Age 21 and up When: Fri Feb 10 Time: 7-9 pm Fee: $15 per person Come with your sweetheart for a special night out, or just a fun evening out with friends! We will be working with Colasanti’s who will bring a delicious (red & white) assortment of wines, complimented by an array of cheeses, crackers & fruit. Pre-register by 3 pm Feb 2.

SNOWMAN PHOTO CONTEST When: Submit photos by Mar 15 Let it snow, let it snow, now w, let let it snow! ssno now! w! Gather G Gat athe her er up all the snow and nd creativity you can an n this winter and start rt building! Build a snowman, dress him m up and take a picture! e! Drop-off the picture re to the Parks & Recreation reat a ion Office Office, emaill it to cs@wixomgov.org or mail it in! Include name, age, address, phone number & email with the picture by 4 pm Mar 19 to be entered into the contest. Judging will take place the week of Mar 19 and the winner announced Mar 26. Snowman must have been built during the 2011-2012 winter season by entrant. Prizes donated by Total Sports, Pump it Up & Dairy Queen- Wixom. RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE Who: Age 17+/ 110 lbs & more When: Tue Mar 20 Time: 2 pm- 8 pm Fee: One pint of blood Our area continues to remain in crisis mode as blood levels are minimal! Please call Jodi at 248-624-2850 or visit www.redcrossblood. org to make an appointment or walk-ins are also welcome. Even if you are on medications, are in remission from cancer (after 5 years) or have diabetes- you are still eligible! Your help is desperately needed! BUNNY HOP Who: Everyone When: Fri Mar 30 Time: 5:30-7:30 pm Fee: $7 per person Come hop about and the Easter Bunny will hop out to shake his tail, too! Fun family dance with pizza dinner & DJ. Must pre-register by 2 pm Mar 29. Will also have photo-op with Bunny, so wear your Sunday best!

EASTER EGG HUNT Who: Age 2-12 When: Sun Apr 1 Time: Registration starts at noon Hunt starts at 1 pm Where: Gilbert Willis Park Fee: $3 per child The Easter Bunny will hop into Wixom with lots of candy filled eggs for children to hunt SNOWSHOEING ADVENTURE in this traditional Easter Egg Hunt. There are When: A. Sat Feb 18 9:30-11:30 am 2 areas for different age groups. To be sure B. Sun Mar 18 1:30-3:30 pm everyone leaves happy, limit 10 eggs per child. Where: Kensington Metro Park Fee includes basket. Easter Bunny will be on Fee: Age 13+ $12, Age 6-12 $9 Go on a snowshoeing adventure in the park. site for hellos and pictures; be sure to bring Enjoy a guided hike along the Huron River that your camera! will include hot chocolate. Bring your camera for the stroll in nature. There is a park entrance ENTER THE WIXOM FOUNDERS fee for Kensington Metroparks which is $5/ DAY ROUNDUP CHILI COOKOFF When: Sun May 20 vehicle per day or $25 Where: Gibson Park on Pontiac Trail annual fee. If there is Fee: $20 per team no snow, there will be Bring it on! Roundup your friends & families, an imaginary snowshoe and enter the 11th Annual Wixom Roundup hike! 10 Minimum. Must Chili Cook-off held during the Founders Day pre-register by 2 pm Festival! Goldmine of prizes for the best chili, Thursday prior. best dressed and best presentation. Pre-Reg!


TAKE A WINTER WONDERLAND HIKE! Who: Everyone Time: Whenever you want! Where: Our local parks The great outdoors are calling! View the spectacular sights of winter right here in our parks. Get your family & friends and walking groups together and walk a total of 10 hours at Gilbert Willis Park, Gunnar Mettala Park or the Wixom Habitat. Walking logs are available at www.wixomgov.org or at the Parks & Recreation counter. Turn in your completed logs and receive a ball cap or t-shirt.

BUS TRIPS

All trips depart from Wixom Community Center. Fee includes bus, snack & admission. Seats are assigned on a first come first served basis by date of registration. Must register early- at least 1 month prior to event. RED WINGS VS. BLACKHAWKS When: Sat Jan 14 Time: 10:45 am-5 pm Fee: $55- Sections 215, 216 A From the Windy City to Detroit- the Chicago Blackhawks blow into town to play the Wings! Special bus prize for the best dressed Red Wings Fan! So show your spirit and wear your Red Wings ball caps, & jerseys, and maybe even paint your hair or face red! Pre-Register early.Venue: Joe Louis Arena SESAME STREET When: Sat Jan 28 Time: 9:15 am-1 pm Fee: $32 -GA4 $47- Main Floor Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all their friends are on a quest to put the “super” back in Super Grover. Venue: Fox Theater. Pre-Register early- must have 20 minimum to take trip.

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL QUIDAM When: Sun Feb 5 Time: 11:45 am-4:30 pm Fee: A. $69 Section 126 B. $39 Section 128 Quidam brings artistry to a lonely world. Venue: Joe Louis. Pre-Register early- must have 20 minimum to take trip. DISNEY ON ICE- TREASURE TROVE Who: Everyone When: Sat Mar 17 Time: TBA Fee: TBA-will have upper & main floor seats Get Tangled up in Disney’s 50th animated feature with fun & adventure for boys and girls, moms and dads! Check online for more info as it’s posted. Venue: The Palace. Pre-Register early- must have 20 minimum to take trip. DISNEY’S BEAUTY & THE BEAST Who: Age 6+ When: Fri Apr 20 Time: 6-11 pm Fee: A. $40 Upper Balcony B. $55 Balcony C. $71 Loge D. $80 Main Floor Romantic Broadway musical for all generations. This classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers. Venue: Fisher Theater. Register early- must have 20 minimum to take trip.

ADULT CLASSES

All classes are held at Wixom Community Center unless otherwise stated. GENTLE YOGA When: A. Mon Jan 9-16 B. Mon Jan 23-Feb 13 C. Mon Feb 27-Mar 19 D. Mon Mar 26-April 16 E. Mon April 23-May 14 Time: 11:15 am-12:15 pm Fee: $28 per session (4 wk), $13 session A (2 wk)

Slow paced class, focusing on strengthening the spine while improving balance and increasing flexibility. Accessible to all levels, especially good for those healing from surgery and those with less flexibility. Bring mat or purchase from instructor first class for $25. (Please specify on reg. form) Inst: Ms. Rachel (Ray) 8 min/ 20 max. Please pre-register prior to start date.

NEW! BASIC CAR CARE FOR WOMEN Who: Women age 16+ When: Tue Feb 7 Time: 6:30-8:30 pm Fee: $20 Yea, unfortunately, perception is sometimes reality. If you BLUE MAN GROUP feel less than confident talking Who: Age 6+ to a mechanic, or if you When: Sat May 12 just want to learn in a nonTime: 12:45-4:30 pm intimidating atmosphere, this Fee: A. $46 Upper Balcony class is for you. We will cover B. $82 Loge how to check your car’s vital C. $91 Main Floor fluids, giving your car a safety BLUE MAN GROUP is best known for their inspection, how to jump a wildly popular theatrical shows and concerts battery, when you need new which combine comedy, music, and technology to tires and learn how to listen produce a totally unique form of entertainment. and smell for when things With no spoken language, BLUE MAN GROUP might be going wrong. Preis perfect for people of all ages, languages, and register by 3 pm Thur Feb 2. cultures. Venue: Fisher Theater. Register early- Inst: Mr. Mark. 3 min/ 15 max must have 20 minimum to take trip. ZUMBA GOLD® PM ERNIE When: A. Tue Jan 10-17 Who: Everyone B. Tue Jan 24-Feb 14 When: Sat Jun 2 C. Tue Mar 6-27 Time: 6:45-10:30 pm D. Tue Apr 3-24 Fee: $35 E. Tue May 8-29 Mitch Albom’s “Ernie” is a play set on Ernie Time: 6:30-7:30 pm Harwell’s last night at Comerica, when the Hall Fee: $25 per session (4 wk), of Fame broadcaster is about to give a moving $13 session A (2 wk) thank you to a grateful city. Features actual Take salsa, cha-cha, meringue, footage from historic baseball moments, supplied tango & cumbia and put it courtesy of Major League Baseball, and will boast all in one LOWER IMPACT many unmistakable Harwell calls. Tiger fans will workout routine and you get a glimpse of the time that Ernie met the have Zumba Gold! Same great Great Bambino and Ty Cobb. They’ll witness how Zumba music & FUN- total he ’recreated” games in his early days, and what body aerobic workout for ALL was behind his broadcasts of the Tigers’ 1968 and LEVELS! Dress comfortably. 1984 World Series. Venue: City Theatre. Register Wear tennis or dancing shoes early- must have 20 minimum to take trip. & bring water! Must pre-register.

BUS TRIPS & ADULT ACTIVITIES

11th ANNUAL FOUNDERS DAY ANTIQUE & CLASSIC CAR, TRUCK & TRACTOR DISPLAY When: Sun May 20 Time: 1-4 pm Where: Gibson Park on Pontiac Trail Fee: No fee It’s time to put the finishing touches on your most prized & cherished car, truck or tractor. Display your pride and joy. All participants will receive an event ribbon, pin, lunch and more. To register, Call 248-624-2850 or register online at www.wixomgov.org.

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ADULT ACTIVITIES

NEW! DINNER PARTY 101 When: Tue Jan 31 Time: 6-7:30 pm Fee: $20 Entertain with ease using these tips and recipes. Participants will learn ideas for starters, entrees, side dishes and desserts. Samples provided for each recipe demonstrated. Inst: Chef Jessica NEW! BRUNCH FANTASTIC When: Tue Feb 21 Time: 6-7:30 pm Fee: $20 Learn how to put together a delicious brunch menu that will dazzle your guests. Sneak peak at possible menu items: Parmesan Cups filled with Creamed Spinach, Mini Ratatouille Ramekins with Poached Eggs, Salmon Hash and Bread Pudding. Samples provided for each recipe demonstrated. Inst: Chef Jessica NEW! THE COPY CAT COOK, MICHIGAN RESTAURANT FAVORITES When: Tue March 13 Time: 6-7:30 pm Fee: $20 Your answer to why you can’t make those favorite restaurant dishes at home. Eat at home with the feel of a gourmet, chef inspired meal. Participants will learn how to make dishes like Fridays Crispy Green Beans, Bonefish Grill’s Saucy Shrimp, California Pizza Kitchens Chicken Tequila Fettuccine, and Fridays Sizzling Vegetable Fajitas. Samples provided for each recipe demonstrated. Inst: Chef Jessica NEW! ART OF JEWELS When: A. Wed Jan 25, 6-7:30 pm

B. Wed Feb 8, 6-7:30 pm C. Wed Mar 7, 1-2:30 pm D. Wed Apr 11, 6-7:30 pm

HATHA YOGA When: A. Wed Jan 4-18 (3 wk) B. Wed Jan 25-Mar 14 (8 wk) C. Wed Mar 28-April 18 (4 wk) D. Wed April 25-Jun 13 (8 wk) Time: 7:10-8:10 pm Fee: A $18.75, B & D $55, C $28 Basic yoga class good for both beginning and intermediate students. Classes focus on the breath and increasing strength and flexibility. Bring mat or purchase from instructor first night for $25. (Please specify on reg. form) Inst: Ms. Rachel (Ray) 8 min/ 20 max VINYASA YOGA When: A. Th Jan 5-19 (3 wk) B. Th Jan 26-Mar 22 *Omit 2/9 (8 wk) C. Th April 5-26 (4 wk) D. Th May 3-June 21 (8 wk) Time: 6:15-7:15 pm Fee: A $18.75, B & D $55, C $28 Flowing sequence of postures linking breath and movement. Classes will begin with a warm up and then move into postures which will strengthen the core, as well as improve flexibility and endurance. Inst: Ms. Rachel (Ray) 8 minimum/ 20 max NEW! RESTORATIVE YOGA When: A. Th Feb 2 Time: 7:25-8:40 pm Fee: $8 (1 wk) A relaxing practice of supported poses designed to bring peace to the body & the mind. Bring 4 blankets and 4 firm pillows. Appropriate for all levels. Inst: Ms. Rachel (Ray) 6 minimum/ 20 max NEW! PARTNER YOGA When: Th Feb 16 Time: 7:30-8:30 pm Fee: $8 (1 wk) A fun one-time class to share with a friend or loved one. We will support and assist our partner in a series of poses to stretch and strengthen the body. No yoga experience is necessary and only one mat is needed. Poses are appropriate for all levels of students. Bring a spouse, family member or friend and join us! Inst: Ms. Rachel (Ray) 6 minimum/ 20 max

NEW! DINE & LEARN Where: A, B Community Center, When: Th Jan 26-Mar 1 C, D Bead Boutique, 1123 E. Time: 6-7 pm West Maple Rd, #4, Walled Lk Fee: Free (6 wk) Fee: $30 per session Participants will enjoy learning to stretch Learn all there is to know about their food dollar, plan meals, and try new basic beading. This introduction recipes. Will be offered a wealth of useful to jewelry will teach you the information to help better manage their different types of wire to use, family’s nutritional needs. A light dinner will crimping & which tools to use. be served each week. Inst: MSU Extension 4 Start making your own one minimum. Pre-Register by 2 pm Jan 24. Great of a kind jewelry or just a fun class for families with tight budgets! night out with some friends this is where you want to be. The ZUMBA TONING™ class fee includes material for a When: A. Th Jan 5-19 B. Th Jan 26-Feb 23* bracelet and the use of our tools. C. Th Mar 1-22 D. Th Mar 29-Apr 19 Other kits will be available for Time: 5:30-6:30pm *Omit 2/9 purchase as well as tools. No Fee: $21 A (3 wk)/ $28 per session B-D (4 wk) prior experience necessary. Fun for all ages and exercise levels. No prior Inst: Bead Boutique Staff. Must dance or Zumba class experience necessary. pre-register by Thur prior to Bring hand weights (nothing over 3 lbs.) or class. use ours. Inst: Ms. Ann. 6 minimum/ 30 max

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NEW! WEIGHT LOSS RESOLUTION When: Th Jan 26-Mar 1 Time: 7:20-8:20 pm Fee: $90 (6 wk) Get started in the right direction to eating healthy and losing weight. Each week a new nutrition topic will provide you the tools to making lifelong healthy eating habits and reach a healthy weight. Inst: Ms. Kristy, M.Ed., R.D. 9 minimum. Pre-Register by 1/24. NEW! HOW TO GET YOUR KIDS TO EAT HEALTHY WITHOUT THEM KNOWING IT

When: Th Mar 8 Time: 7:20-8:20 pm Fee: $20 (1 wk) We will cover the key nutrients your kids need to develop and grow; power foods that are dense in good nutrition; strategies to get kids to eat nutrient dense foods and how to keep sugar out of their day. Inst: Ms. Kristy, M.Ed., R.D. 7 minimum. Pre-Register by 3/5. NEW! SPORTS NUTRITION When: Th Mar 15 Time: 7:20-8:20 pm Fee: $20 (1 wk) There is an athlete in all of us. Whether you have youth athletes in the house, you exercise regularly to stay in shape or you are training for a marathon, how an athlete eats is critical to getting the most out of their workouts or games. This one hour class will provide guidelines to fueling athletes so they can perform at their peak. Inst: Ms. Kristy, M.Ed., R.D. 7 minimum. Pre-Register by 3/12. NEW! HEART HEALTHY EATING When: Th Mar 22 Time: 7:20-8:20 pm Fee: $20 (1 wk) Whether you are trying to keep your heart healthy or manage an existing heart condition, this one hour course will help you identify the foods that work for and against you, strategies to avoid sodium and provide recipe ideas to get you started. Inst: Ms. Kristy, M.Ed., R.D. 7 minimum. Pre-Register by 3/19 NEW! ICE SKATING FOR TEEN & ADULT BEGINNERS Who: Age 13-Adult When: A. Sat Jan 21-Feb 4, 10-10:30 am B. Mon Jan 23-Feb 6, 5:45-6:15 pm C. Sat Feb 11-25, 10-10:30 am D. Mon Feb 13-Mar 5*, 5:45-6:15 pm *Omit Feb 20 Where: Civic Center Ice- Outdoor Pond Fee: $20 per session (3 wk) Group instruction for the new skater to become familiar with the ice while improving balance and coordination. Learn basic fundamentals of skating, including forward and backward skating. Skaters provide own helmets and skates. Helmets (can be bike or hockey) are not required but are highly recommended. Be sure to dress warm and wear single blade skates that fit properly. Only paid students allowed on the ice during class session. Recycled skates available- limited size choices. Inst: Ms. Amie 3 min/ 14 max


KIDS CLASSES

Fee: $60 (8 sessions) Professional fighter will help you burn 800 calories! Class includes boxing, punching, kicking techniques, sit-ups, push-ups & squats. Inst: Sensei Frank Mullins. Class held at World Sports Fitness. Must preregister.

Stay local and play soccer right here in the Wixom Parks with your neighbors and friends. End of season Jamboree includes inflatables, hot dogs & team medals. Registration form on page 9 or register online at www.wixomgov.org. Deadline to register is Feb 29. Don’t miss out, register today.

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All classes are held at Wixom Community Center unless otherwise stated. EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION WIXOM YOUTH SOCCER Who: Age 3-13 Season: Starts Sat Apr 14 (8wk) Where: Gilbert Willis Park

NEW! CLAY ANIMATION I Who: Age 9-12 When: Mon Apr 16-May 14 Time: 5:45-7:45 pm Fee: $143 (5 wk) Clay & animation- what a perfect combination! Working in teams, students do it all- from story creation to making the characters & sets. As they learn the production process, they will animate, record, download, assemble and edit their own movies. Fun, learning & excitement go handin-hand in this special class. Inst: Computer Explorers. 6 min/ 12 max

LITTLE KICKERS/ PARENT &TOT PROGRAM Who: Age 3-4 NEW! MMA When: Mon Apr 16-Jun 11 (MIXED MARTIAL ARTS) Time: 6-6:45 pm When: A. Mon Jan 9-Feb 27 Where: Gunnar Mettala Park B. Wed Jan 4-Feb 22 Fee: $80 C. Fri Jan 6-Feb 24 Fun way to learn a lifetime sport. Little Kickers is D. Sun Jan 8-Feb 26 for kids with birthdates falling between 8/1/2007 E. Mon Mar 5-Apr 23 to 7/31/2008. Sponsored by Wixom Parks & F. Wed Feb 29-Apr 18 Recreation. No jewelry for safety. Must have shin G. Fri Mar 2-Apr 20 guards. Soccer shoes not required. Fee includes H. Mar 4-Apr 29 *Omit 4/8 t-shirt, medal & pizza party. To register call 248Time: M/W/F 8-9 pm, Sun 4-5 pm 624-2850 or online www.wixomgov.org. Where: World Sports Fitness, 50240 Dennis Ct. MUSIC KEYBOARD FOR KIDS- BEGINNERS Fee: $60 (8 sessions) Who: Age 6-10 Class combines the impact of When: Mon Jan 23-Mar 26, 6:35-7:15 pm grappling, boxing, kickboxing, Where: Music Advantage Music Studio, and self-defense as well as a 46670 Pontiac Trail, Commerce cardiovascular program time tested Fee: $159 (10 wk) by MMA Fighters. If you want to get This course is for elementary school students into Ultimate Shape, this program is who have little or no experience playing piano for you! Inst: Sensei Frank Mullins. or keyboard. Learn to read music while learning Class held at World Sports Fitness. to play the piano-keyboard. Students will need to Must pre-register. provide own keyboard with full-size keys (7/8”). Textbook fee of $15 payable to the instructor first KICKBOXING FITNESS day of class. Classes are held at Music Advantage Who: Age 16 and up Music Studio, 46670 Pontiac Trail, Commerce. Inst: When: A. Sun Jan 8-Feb 26 9-10 am Ms. Quigley. 3 students minimum/ 7 max

NEW! GLEE FOR TWEENS & TEENS Who: Age 10-15 When: Tue Jan 24-Mar 27 *Omit 2/21, 2/28 Time: 5:30-6:30 pm Fee: $100 (8 wk)

NEW! GREEN SCREEN ADVENTURES Who: Age 9-14 When: Mon Jan 23-Feb 27 *Omit 2/20 Time: 5:45-7:45 pm Fee: $143 (5 wk) Jump into a green screen and convince your friends you were in Hawaii or climbing Mt. Everest! Using a green screen and special photo-editing techniques, you’ll venture into real or imaginary locations. Experiment with photos and unique drawing software to set the scene for fantastic adventures. Don’t stay at home–jump into a green screen and find yourself some fun! Inst: Computer Explorers. 6 min/ 12 max

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B.Tue Jan 3-Feb 21 7:30-8:30 pm C.Th Jan 5-Feb 23 7:30-8:30 pm D. Fr Jan 6-Feb 24 7-8 pm E. Sun Mar 4-Apr 29 *Omit 4/8 9-10 am F. Tue Feb 28-Apr 17 7:30-8:30 pm G.Th Mar 1-Apr 19 7:30-8:30 pm H. Fr Mar 2-Apr 20 7-8 pm Where: World Sports Fitness, 50240 Dennis Ct.

Fee: $60 (8 sessions) Low impact great way to work out that burns 900 calories. Complete body workout. Will punch, kick, and combine martial art techniques, boxing and self-defense. Inst: Pierre of World Sports Fitness. Can attend once a week or 4 times a weekdependent on your schedule. Must pre-register.

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Do you like to sing and dance? If so, this class is for you! In this program we will be performing like a “Show Choir”, entertaining your family and friends the last week with upbeat music and choreographed dance steps. Working as a team, you will captivate those watching. Their toes will be tapping as you show your stuff. We encourage those who have participated in dance or vocal music programs to register as well as kids who just want to come out and have a great time! Inst: Theater Arts Productions staff. 5 min/ 25 max

NEW! BEAD BOUTIQUE Who: Age 7-13 When: A. Tue Jan 24, 6-7:30 pm B. Tue Feb 7, 6-7:30 pm C. Tue Mar 6, 1-2:30 pm D. Tue Apr 10, 5:30-7 pm Where: A, B Community Center, C, D Bead Boutique,

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$20 per session

This introduction will teach kids basic beading- the different types of wire to use, crimping and which tools to use. Kids can make jewelry for friends and family or just take this class for a fun time with friends. Class fee includes material for a bracelet and the use of our tools. Other kits will be available for purchase as well as tools. No prior experience necessary. 5 min/ 10 max. Must pre-reg by Thur prior to class.

ADULT & KIDS ACTIVITIES

NEW! CARDIO COMBAT (UFC MEETS BOOT CAMP) When: A. Tue Jan 3-Feb 21 B. Th Jan 5-Feb 23 C. Tue Feb 28-Apr 17 D. Th Mar 1-Apr 19 Time; 4-5 pm Where: World Sports Fitness,

NEW! HIGHTOUCH HIGHTECH- SCIENCE MADE FUN I NEW! ONCE UPON A COMIC BOOK Who: Age 5-11 Who: Age 6-8 When: Tue Jan 24-Feb 14 When: Mon Mar 5-Apr 9 * Omit 4/2 Time: 6-7 pm Time: 5:45-7:45 Fee: $96 (4 wk) Fee: $143 (5 wk) Fun hands-on experiments that inspire Write and design your own comic book tales. Create your own characters (even scary looking children to be scientists! Will cover monsters) for your scenes. Animate your story and makeing slippery slime, acids and see it come to life in a special comic book player. bases, geology, light, rocket assembly Will print out book to take home with you. Inst: to BLAST OFF! Enjoy astronaut freeze dried ice cream and more. Inst: Computer Explorers. 6 min/ 12 max Hightouch Hightech. 10 min

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NEW! HIGHTOUCH HIGHTECH- SCIENCE MADE FUN II Who: Age 5-11 When: Tue Mar 6-27 Time: 6-7 pm Fee: $96 (4 wk) Fun hands-on experiments that inspire children to be scientists! Will cover sense of sight, properties of vision and perception. Discover renewable and non-renewable resources. Have FUN as we separate water into hydrogen and oxygen. Make an environmentally friendly green cleaning liquid, and make compost in a cup! Honor the contributions of women in science, make your very own cold pack, change protein molecules right before your very eyes and much more! Inst: Hightouch Hightech. 10 min LEGOS- ROBOTICS ENGINEERING I Who: Age 10-13 When: A. Wed Jan 25-Mar 7 *Omit 2/22 B. Wed Mar 21-May 2 *Omit 4/4 Time: 6-7:30 pm Fee: $135 (6 wk) Use robotics to bring science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to life for students! This curriculum supports beginning robotics students, with a dual emphasis on programming and standardsbased academic STEM concepts. Each of the six projects begins with a robotics research prototype in which students are guided step-by-step through the building and programming of a new robot behavior. Afterwards, they follow up their prototype work with a robotics investigation in which the students experiment with the robot’s motors, sensors, and programming to learn how robots really work. Inst: Mr. Tim 4 minimum/ 10 max BUDDING BALLERINAS Who: Age 3-7 When: A. Wed Feb 1-Mar 28*omit 2/22 B. Wed Apr 18-Jun 6 Time: 5:25-5:55 pm Fee: $46 (8 wk) Learn the basics of ballet, including feet and arm positions & standard barre exercises. Fun introduction class to see if your child likes ballet. Students wear leotard, tights & slippers. Will build up routine each week by gradually learning new steps. A ‘recital’ will be performed on the last day of class for family & friends. Inst: Sheryl’s School of Dance. 4 minimum/ 16 max

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TAPPING TOTS Who: Age 3-7 When: A. Wed Feb 1-Mar 28 *omit 2/22 B. Wed Apr 18-Jun 6 Time: 6-6:30 pm Fee: $46 (8 wk) Boys & Girls learn basic motor & coordination skills through the art of dance with exciting games, stories and fun for all. Tap shoes are preferred but not required. Shoes will motivate & stimulate the senses for the ultimate learning experience. Will build up routine each week by gradually learning new steps. A ‘recital’ will be performed on the last day of class for family & friends. Inst: Sheryl’s School of Dance. 4 minimum/ 16 max

PRIVATE GUITAR LESSONS Who: Age 7-Adult When: A. Th Jan 26-Feb 16 B. Th Mar 1-22 C. Th Mar 29-Apr 26 *Omit 4/5 Time: ½ hr sessions 5-6, 7-8 pm Fee: $108 per session (4 wk) Sign up for weekly half-hour private lessons with an experienced music instructor to expand your musical horizons and your brain! All levels welcome, from no experience to advanced levels. Student will need to provide own guitar and study books as needed. Inst: Cole from Music Advantage. Time registered for will be your time slot for 4 weeks. (Bring own books if you have them.)

HIP HOP/ JAZZ Who: Age 3-7 When: A. Wed Feb 1-Mar 28 *omit 2/22 B. Wed Apr 18-Jun 6 Time: 6:35-7:05 pm Fee: $46 (8 wk) Combine your child’s love for music and dance in this fun & engaging class. Girls & boys will increase flexibility & coordination by learning the newest dance moves today. Fun introduction class to see if your child likes genre. Will build up routine each week by gradually learning new steps. A ‘recital’ will be performed on the last day of class for family & friends. Inst: Sheryl’s School of Dance 4 minimum/ 16 max

NEW! LINKS JR GOLF ACADEMY Who: Age 5-13 When: Th Jan 26-Mar 22 *Omit 2/9 Time: 5-6:30 pm Fee: $90 (8 wk) Links Junior Golf Academy is built upon the core values of Fun, Optimism, Respect and Excellence. Students learn the principles of the golf swing: grip, stance and posture. Every level of golfer will gain knowledge. Students are encouraged to bring their own golf clubs. Golf equipment can be available upon request.

CHEER & POM Who: Age 5-9 When: A. Wed Feb 1-Mar 28 *omit 2/22 B. Wed Apr 18-Jun 6 Time: 7:10-7:40 pm Fee: $46 (8 wk) Learn Cheers, Pom & Dance routines designed to improve coordination, physical fitness & flexibility. Promotes confidence & a sense of accomplishment while keeping your energy pumping to upbeat dance music of today. Inst: Sheryl’s School of Dance. Bring poms or purchase from inst. 1st night of class for $5/set (specify on reg. form if needed). 4 minimum/ 16 max GUITAR JAM SESSION Who: Age 8-16 When: Th Jan 26-Mar 22 *Omit 2/23 Time: 6-6:45 pm Fee: $150 (8 wk)

This course is for students who have little or no experience playing guitar. Students will learn to read music while learning to play the guitar in a group setting. Students will need to provide own guitar & music stand. Material fee of $15 payable to the instructor first night of class. Inst: Cole from Music Advantage. 3 minimum/ 10 max

NEW! ICE SKATING FOR YOUTH BEGINNERS Who: Age 6-12 When: A. Sat Jan 21-Feb 4, 9:30-10 am B. Mon Jan 23-Feb 6, 5:15-5:45 pm C. Sat Feb 11-25, 9:30-10 am D. Mon Feb 13-Mar 5*, 5:15-5:45 pm *Omit Feb 20 Where: Civic Center Ice- Outdoor Pond Fee: $20 per session (3 wk) This program offers group instruction for the new skater to become familiar with the ice. Will learn basic fundamentals of skating, including forward and backward and stops while developing coordination and strength. Skaters provide own helmets and skates. Helmets (can be bike or hockey) are not required but are highly recommended. Be sure to dress warm and wear single blade skates that fit properly. No parents or siblings allowed on the ice during class session, may watch from the benches. Inst: Ms. Amie, Professional Skating Coach. Recycled skates available- limited size choices. 3 min/ 14 max BABYSITTER TRAINING Who: Age 11-16 When: Sat Mar 24 9-4:30 pm & Sun Mar 25 12-3 pm (attend both) Fee: $150 per child

Red Cross certification course. Child receives First Aid/ CPR training, book, a first aid & safety bag and Babysitter Certificate. Bring lunch & drink Saturday. Must attend both days. 8 min/ 12 max. MUST Pre-register no later than 3 pm 3/15. Inst: Red Cross.

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Who: Age 8-13 When: Sat Feb 11 Time: 10 am-12 pm Fee: $12 Make a heart basket with wooden base with round reed spokes. You will have your choice of what to weave up the sides: round reed or flat reed and beads to decorate it with. Go home with a nice heart basket to fill with candies or give as a gift to your favorite Valentine. Inst: Ms. Kathy of The Basket Sampler. 3 min/8 max Must pre-register by Feb 8. NEW! BASKETWEAVING- EASTER BASKET

Who: Age 8-13 When: Sat Mar 31 Time: 10 am-12 pm Fee: $13 Make a basket with a lot of color in it just in time for Easter. The best part of this is choosing your own colors! Take it home to use this year, and for years to come. Inst: Ms. Kathy of The Basket Sampler. 3 min/8 max Must pre-register by Mar 28. BUDDING GOURMETS I Who: Age 9-12 When: Sat Feb 18 Time: 10:30 am-12 pm Fee: $20 Weekend Breakfast and Brunch: Schools out on the weekends, but the learning continues. Learn how to cook own breakfast and move beyond cereal. They will measure and mix ingredients, using a variety of tools, follow recipes and learn the basics of etiquette, nutrition, food safety and sample great food! Inst: Chef Jessica BUDDING GOURMETS II Who: Age 9-12 When: Sat Mar 10 Time: 9:30-11:30 am Fee: $20 Beyond Betty Crocker: Great recipes to satisfy your sweet craving. Kids will learn how to make their own desserts and snacks that will taste better since they made it themselves. They will measure and mix ingredients, use a variety of tools, follow recipes (they will come home with a packet of recipes) and learn the basics of etiquette, nutrition, food safety and sample great food! Inst: Chef Jessica YOUTH BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE KARATE (SHOTOKAN) Who: Age 5-12 When: Sun 8-9 am or M/W/F 6-6:45 pm A. Jan 2-Jan 27 B. Feb 1-Feb 24 C. Mar 4-Mar 30 D. Apr 1-Apr 27 Where: World Sports Fitness, 50240 Dennis Ct. Fee: $40 (4 wk unlimited) Martial Arts Program for children is not only a fun, great workout but it also teaches the necessary qualities that children need in today’s society. The instructor is trained not only to teach Shotokan karate, he also teaches life skills. Uniforms are available for $45 (req). Inst: Sensei Pierre F. Mouele Child can attend once a week or 4 times a weekdependent on your schedule.

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Kindergarten 2-3 pm Elementary, Grade 1-4 3-4 pm Jr High, Grade 5-8 4-5 pm When: A. Sun Jan 8-22 B. Sun Feb 5-19 C. Sun Mar 4-18 Where: Home Court Advantage, 46903 West Rd. Fee: $45 per session (3 wk)

SPORTS ROLLER HOCKEY Where: Total Sports Wixom,

30990 Wixom Rd. Pre-register with Parks & Rec for any of the following:

Chipmunks Drop In Who: Age 3-6 Workouts are highly intense, comprehensive, and When: Sat Jan 7-Apr 28 proven to improve productivity. Workouts will Time: 11:20 am-12:10 pm improve the ability to dribble-pass-score-move Fee: $10 per wk without the ball-catch. Every workout will challenge character first and skill second. Coach Fox and his staff are committed to coaching your child to greatness on and off the court. Objective: Improve catch & shoot using screens, triple threat, shooting off the dribble and drawing fouls. Inst: Marv Fox held at Home Court Advantage. Must Pre-Register by week prior to session-no late add-ons.

Mini Mites Drop In Who: Age 4-6 When: Sat Jan 7-Apr 28 Time: 12:10-1 pm Fee: $10 per week

Chipmunks & Mini Mites are designed to prepare for additional hockey play. It is created to be ENGLISH RIDING LESSONS a fun, fast-paced introduction Who: Age 7-16 to the game of hockey. Classes When: M-F 5-8 pm, Sat-Sun 9 am-3 pm will focus on coordination, stick Where: Haverhill Farms, 2986 McKeachie Rd, handling, and balance. Players will White Lake be introduced to the concepts of Fee: $225 (10 lessons) Facility includes two indoor and two outdoor riding team work and cooperation. arenas, which allows for time in the saddle regardless of the weather. Lessons offered through the Parks and Recreation are for flat lessons only and range from Beginner through Advanced. Classes are ongoing and can be scheduled anytime during listed times. Please contact Haverhill Farms for lesson information at 248-887-2027. Registration through the Parks and Recreation is required.

SAFETY CLASSES Who: Age 10+ Fee: $20 per person/per class SNOWMOBILE SAFETY When: Sat Jan 28, 9 am-1 pm ORV SAFETY When: Sat Apr 28, 9 am-1 pm BOATER SAFETY When: Sat May 19, 9 am-3:30 pm Check website for more details.

Youth Clinics Drop In Who: Age 6-12 When: Mon Jan 9-Apr 30 Time: 6-6:50 pm Fee: $10 per week Our youth clinics are designed for kids that want some extra skating time with our head instructor leading the way. They will learn basic hockey skills by doing fun drills. This clinic is intended for the beginning to rec skater. Adult Drop In Who: Age 16+ When: Sat Jan 7-Apr 28 Time: 6-8pm Fee: $10 per week

REGISTERING FOR ACTIVITIES IS EASY! CHOOSE WHICH METHOD IS BEST FOR YOU: ONLINE www.wixomgov.org and click on ‘Residents/ Activities & Events’

PHONE Have your information and credit card ready and call 248-624-2850

IN PERSON Wixom Parks & Recreation 49045 Pontiac Trail Community Services 49015 Pontiac Trail Monday-Thursday 7:15 am-5:30 pm

FAX Complete form on back page and fax to 248-624-3090

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KIDS ACTIVITIES

NEW! BASKET WEAVING- HEART BASKET

Register early!! You can sign up now; all classes are open for registration that have been published. Preregistration is required for all programs unless otherwise noted. Fees must accompany registration form. Check, credit card or cash are accepted. Registration is accepted by phone, fax, mail, online or walk-in. A minimum enrollment may be required to begin or continue an activity. The Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel any activity based on insufficient enrollment or other conditions beyond our control. Every effort will be made to notify registrants of program cancellations. Please sign up early for all classes!

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KIDS ACTIVITIES & CAMPS

PLAY AND MAKE MUSIC CLASSES INDOOR PLAYGROUND! MUSIC!

CAMPS

Must pre-register by for camps 7 days prior to start date. Must meet minimum students to run.

Classes held at Total Sports, Novi, 41550 Grand River. Check online BROADWAY BOUND for full class descriptions. Classes Who: Age 8-12 are 11 weeks long. When: M-Th Feb 20-23 Time: 9 am- 4 pm PLAYTIME BAND/ INFANT (6-9 mo) Fee: $150 Wed Jan 11-March 7 (Omit Feb 22) Unleash your child’s creativity while building 12:45-1:30 pm FEE: $99 their acting skills and self-confidence. This course explores the skills necessary to PLAYTIME BAND/ BABY audition for stage and theatrical performances. (10-18 mo) Students will: get ‘comfortable’ for auditions, A.Wed Jan 11-March 28 (OmitFeb22) do exercises to build creativity, understand 9:15-10 am FEE: $130 opening/ closing beats and back story and B.Thur Jan 12-March 29 (OmitFeb23) have fun doing mock auditions. At the 12:30-1:15 pm FEE: $130 conclusion of this training, parents, relatives and friends will be invited to view an acting PLAYTIME BAND/ TODDLER audition the students have developed. Bring (18-30 mo) bottle of water, lunch, drink & snack. Inst: A.Wed Jan 11-March 28 (Omit Feb 22) Theatre Arts Productions 6 students min/ 20 10-11 am FEE: $145 max B.Thur Jan12-March29 (Omit Feb 23) 9:30-10:30 am FEE $145 BEADING CAMP FOR KIDS C.Thur Jan12-March29 (Omit Feb 23) Who: Age 8-13 10:30-11:30 am FEE $145 When: A. M-F Feb 20-24 B. M-Th Apr 2-5 PLAYTIME BAND/ CHILD Time: 9 am- 12 pm (30-48 mo) Where: Bead Boutique, A.Wed Jan 11-March 28 (Omit Feb 22) 1123 E. West Maple Rd, #4, 11am-12 pm FEE: $145 Walled Lake B.Thur Jan 12-March 29 (Omit Feb 23) Fee: A. $120, B. $100 11:30-12:30 FEE: $145 Learn all there is to know about basic beading! In this introduction to jewelry making we will teach kids all there is to know- different types of wire, beads, tools and crimping. Kids can NOTIFY ME make jewelry for friends and family, to meet Would you like to receive email other kids with the same interests or just updates on current events, to learn a new craft. The class fee includes activities, City news or receive material for 1 to 2 projects per day. Other the brochure via email? kits will be available for purchase as well as Follow these easy steps: tools. No experience necessary for this class. 1. Go to www.wixomgov.org Please have kids bring a snack. 5 min/ 10 max 2. On left toolbarMust pre-reg by Tue prior to camp. Click the Notify Me Sign Up 3. Enter email address INTRO TO SKATE CAMP 4. Check items you are interested in Who: Age 6-12 5. Start receiving email msgs! When: Tue Feb 21 Time: 9 am- 12 pm Where: Civic Center IceSEEKING ENRICHMENT Outdoor Pond INSTRUCTORS! Fee: $50 Do you have a talent you would Learn on and off the ice to become a skater! like to share? Will include stretching, indoor strengthDo you have a skill or knowledge training class, games and of course ice time! in a particular area that would be Skaters provide own helmets and skates. of benefit for others to learn? Helmets (can be bike or hockey) are not Do you have a desire to teach or required but are highly recommended. Be share your expertise with others? sure to dress in layers for indoors and outThen the Wixom Parks & wear tennis shoes & single blade skates that Recreation is the place for you! fit properly. Inst: Ms.Amie, Professional Skaing Please send a resume and request Coach. Must pre-register by Thur Feb 16. a Contractor’s Handbook. It is 3 min/ 14 max fun and fulfilling! Contact Jodi Gallo at 248-624-2850 or Jgallo@wixomgov.org.

SCIENCE MADE FUN SPRING BREAK CAMP

Who: Age 5-11 When: M-Th April 2-5 Time: 9 am-4 pm Fee: $120 Spring Break may be time from school- but now it’s time for FUN! Come experiment with us!! Camp will include: Forensic Fun©Solve the crime by lunch time! Become a CSI technician as we discover a mystery powder, teeth impressions, lip prints, dust for fingerprints and much more. Earn your special CSI badge. Bonkers for Blood©- Discover your blood type! Journey through the blood brain barrier; make your own blood, and much more! The Green Machine©- Discover renewable and non-renewable resources. Learn why we do not inherit the earth from our parents, but rather we “borrow it” from our kids. Have FUN as we separate water into hydrogen and oxygen. Make an environmentally friendly green cleaning liquid, and make compost in a cup! Up, Up & Away©Learn about aerodynamics and what makes things fly. Learn about lift and drag as we use blimps and balloons. Launch a rocket and calculate altitude, make a helicopter and discover why what goes up must come down. Inst: Hightouch Hightech. 10 minimum SPRING BREAK HORSEBACK RIDING CAMP

Who: When: Time: Where:

Age 7-16 M-F Apr 2-6 10 am-3 pm Haverhill Farms, 2986 McKeachie Rd, White Lake, MI 48383 Fee: $250 This camp includes riding instructions each day for 2 hours and clinics that range from horsemanship and stable management to veterinary care. Campers will be assigned a horse to take care of the entire time at camp, as it was their own horse! We celebrate the last day of camp by participating in games both on and off the horse to demonstrate the skills learned during camp. Campers are required to wear a riding or bicycle helmet, hard-soled shoes with a slight heel and long pants. Camp fills quickly…so register early! NOTE: Refunds will be issued only if a WRITTEN cancellation request is submitted two weeks prior to the start of camp AND the resulting vacancy can be filled.

Discounted tickets to select Redwings and Pistons games are available by calling Parks & Recreation at 248-624-2850 or visiting www.wixomgov.org.

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SENIOR CITIZENS

EXCITING ACTIVITIES HAPPENING THIS WINTER FOR WIXOM SENIORS All programs held at Wixom Community Center, unless otherwise stated. BASKET WEAVING- VALENTINE’S HEART When: Mon Jan 16 Time: 1-4 pm Fee: $15 Join Kathy from The Basket Sampler as she teaches how to make Valentine’s Heart Basket based on the Choctaw Indian elbow basket. This is a great wall or door basket. Fee includes all materials and tools needed. Must preregister by Jan 9. Limited to first 8 registered.

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BASKET WEAVING- WINE OR UTENSILS When: Mon Feb 27 Time: 1-4 pm Fee: $16 Join Kathy from The Basket Sampler as she teaches how to make a Wine or Utensil basket. This basket is nicely sized to hold a bottle of wine or fill it with utensils to set on your kitchen counter. The cost includes all materials and tools needed. Must pre-register by Feb 13. Limited to first 8 registered. BASKET WEAVING- EASTER BASKET When: Mon Mar 19 Time: 1-4 pm Fee: $15 Just in time for Easter, a little basket with a handle to hold some eggs or candy. This is a square to round basket, with a wrapped handle. Many colors will be available.The cost includes all materials and tools needed. Must preregister by Mar 12. Limited to first 8 registered. WATERCOLOR PENCIL WORKSHOP – TROPICAL LANDSCAPE When: Tue Jan 24 Time: 1-3 pm Fee: $20 Learn the art of Watercolor Pencil Art form the Award Winning Instructor, Donna Roskamp. All supplies are provided. Take home a lovely Tropical Landscape. Must pre-register. Limited to first 10 registered. ONE STROKE PAINTING – MIXED MEDIA CANVAS When: Thur Feb 23 Time: 10 am-12 pm Fee: $20 Join the Award Winning Instructor, Donna Roskamp, as she teaches fun and easy painting techniques. Create a Mixed Media Canvas (8x10). Must pre-register. Limited to first 10 registered. GLASS PAINTING When: Tue Mar 20 Time: 1-3 pm Fee: $20 Join Award Winning Artist, Donna Roskamp, as she teaches you the fun art of glass painting. All supplies included. Participants will go home with a lovely finished product. Must pre-register. Limited to first 10 registered.

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ONE STROKE PAINTING POPPY CANVAS IN ACRYLICS When: Tue April 17 Time: 10 am-12 pm Fee: $20 Join the Award Winning Instructor, Donna Roskamp, as she teaches fun and easy painting techniques. Create a Poppy Canvas in Acrylics. Must pre-register. Limited to first 10 registered. MEALS ON WHEELS (M.O.W.) MEALS When: First and Third Monday of the month *Omit Feb 20 Time: 11 am Fee: $4 per person Join us for a delicious meal provided by Western Oakland County M.O.W. program. This meal helps to fund their program for homebound individuals in our area.You will receive a large, tasty meal and help others at the same time! Pre- registration is necessary by the Thursday prior to the meal date. Call 248-624-0870 to register. PERSONAL ACTION TOWARDS HEALTH (PATH) WORKSHOP When: Tue Jan 10–Feb 14 (6 weeks) Time: 10 am-12:30 pm Fee: FREE Space is limited to the first 22 people. Must pre-register by Jan 5. PATH workshop is an exciting, evidencebased, participant- focused, FREE workshop designed to provide the skills and self-management tools needed to help people living with chronic conditions or caregivers of people with chronic health conditions to improve their health and manage their symptoms. The workshop is being offered by The Medical Team, Inc. Staff trained as PATH co-leaders, materials and incentives are funded by Area Agency on Aging 1B through American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

AARP TAX PREP When: Tue Feb 14, March 13 & March 27 Time: By Appointment 10 am-2 pm This service is offered to Wixom residents’ age 50+ at no charge. You must make an appointment by calling 248-624-0870. You will need a copy of all tax documents from 2011. ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATION When: Thur March 15 Time: 11:30 am Fee: $12 per member $15 non member Join us for a catered traditional Irish meal, live entertainment and fun with friends! Pre-registration is required by March 8. The Wixom Senior Citizen program has many trips and ongoing programs happening each week. Stop in to the Community Center or call Tracy at 248-624-0870 for more information! New programs are frequently added so check back often!


COMMUNITY CENTER RENTALS At the Wixom Community Center we welcome small meetings, large meetings, bridal showers, engagement parties and wedding receptions up to 250 people. A combination of comfortable surroundings and moderate prices make this the perfect choice for your engagement.

ROOM

SIZE

A, B or C

FIRST 3 HOURS

EA ADDTL HOUR

16’x33’ 30 people

$75

$35

AB or BC

32’x33’ 50 people

$150

$40

ABC

48’x33’ 80 people

$175

$50

STAGE

48’x32’ 100 people

$225

$80

BALLROOM 48’x74’ 250 people

$375

$100

KITCHEN

$40 FLAT FEE

ROOM SIZE BALLROOM

ROOM CAPACITY

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY RENTALS ROOM CAPACITY 250 people

9 AM-MIDNIGHT SATURDAY ONLY $1100

9AM-5 PM orr 3 PM-12 AM* $900

av vailable. v vail ailabl ble *Please note that if you rent on a Friday, only 3 PM-12 AM timeslot is available. Call Melissa at 248-624-2850 to check availability. Rental information available online at www.wixomgov.org.

PARK PAVILION RENTALS

RENTAL FACILITIES

SUNDAY-THURSDAY RENTALS UNTIL 11 PM

Enjoy the great outdoors and our Parks! Gather your family, friends or business associates and reserve the pavilion for your event. Applications available online at www.wixomgov.org or call 248-624-2850 to check dates. Fee:

$125, Plus $100 Security Deposit Due at time of booking (Security Deposit is refundable.)

Available Parks: Sibley Square Gilbert Willis Park Gunnar Mettala Park

48900 Pontiac Trail Loon Lake Road Maple Road 11


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COMMUNITY SERVICES Winter 2012

Community Services/ Parks & Recreation Phone 248-624-2850 Parks & Rec Fax 248-624-3090 Community Services Fax 248-960-8873 CITY COUNCIL Mayor Kevin Hinkley Deputy Mayor Richard Ziegler Patrick Beagle Jim Cutright Michael Giddings Lori Rich Thomas Rzeznik CITY MANAGER Mike Dornan ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER Tony Nowicki

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Winter 2012 Activities  

Winter 2012 Activities