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now part of Discover Grove City, the official magazine of the City of Grove City! Every edition includes the activity guide detailing Grove City Parks and Recreation Department offerings. You have the opportunity to see a fresh set of classes and activities six times per year to help you select what fits best in your family’s busy schedule. To register for a class or activity, call the Parks and Recreation office at 614-277-3050 or the Evans Center at 614-277-1060, use online registration, or stop in the Kingston Center, 3226 Kingston Ave., or Evans Center, 4330 Dudley Ave. When registering for the first time, a staff member will assist you with establishing your household account in our system. To register online, customers must also have an online registration account. This simple process can be completed by phone or in person at the Kingston or Evans centers. Registration is required for all activities even if there is no fee, unless designated as a drop-in class. For more information on classes, activities and events in Grove City, visit GroveCityOhio.gov, sign up for our electronic newsletter and follow social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@GroveCityOhio).

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CITY OF GROVE CITY Building Division.....................614-277-3075 City Council............................614-277-3065 City Information......................614-277-3000 Community Relations..............614-277-3040 Development..........................614-277-3004 Division of Police....................614-277-1710 Evans Center..........................614-277-1060 Finance/Tax............................614-277-3025 Human Resources...................614-277-3013 Mayor’s Court.........................614-277-1715 Mayor’s Office.........................614-277-3006 Parks & Recreation.................614-277-3050 Parks Weather Hotline.............614-277-3060 Service Department................614-277-1100 Zoning....................................614-277-3086

Big Splash/Evans 2831 Southwest Blvd. Breck Community (Dog Park) 3005 Demorest Road Concord Lakes Off Lake Mead Drive Creekside Off Holton Road Fryer (Century Village, Splash Pad) 3899 Orders Road Gantz (Gantz Barn, Gantz Farmhouse) 2255 Home Road George Edge Music Park on Broadway Park St. at Broadway Grant-Sawyer Home 4126 Haughn Road Grove City Gold Star Families Memorial Columbus St. at Broadway Grove City Museum 3378 Park St. Henceroth (Purple Heart Memorial Walk) 2075 Mallow Lane

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Hoover Park Off Haughn Road Indian Trails Off Buckeye Parkway Keller Farms Off White Road Meadowgrove Off Springhill Drive Pinnacle Area 2430 Holton Road Scioto Meadows Off Scioto Meadows Blvd. Skate Park 3728 Hoover Road Town Center Gazebo Grove City Road at Broadway Town Center Promenade Park St. to Grant Ave. (parking lot) Walden Bluff Walden Bluff Court Westgrove Park 3580 Magnolia St. Windsor (Evans Center) 4330 Dudley Ave. 4408 Broadway

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Preschool RecSchool (Ages: 3-5) Grove City Parks and Recreation’s child-centered preschool fosters each child’s feelings of competence, social skills, independence, love of learning and appreciation for the wonders of nature. Curriculum is based on the Ohio Department of Education’s Early Learning Content Standards and capitalizes on how children learn best: through play. Activities balance spontaneous and planned learning experiences including art, literacy, music, exploration, early academics, science and daily outdoor experiences. RecSchool is at Gantz Barn in Gantz Park and operates September through May with part-week, half-day classes offered morning or afternoon. Enrollees must be 3 years old by Sept. 30 of the current school year. Registration for each school year begins the previous February and continues until the program is full. Half-day classes two or three days per week Gantz Barn Morning and afternoon options 2019-2020 Registration: Call Michele Demmy, 614-871-6330, for information. Playgroup (Age: 2 with Adult) Two year olds and a parent or other caring adult enjoy preschool classroom activities including art, sensory exploration and self-directed and planned experiences. Registration for the next school year begins each May. Day: Fri. Gantz Barn 9:15-10:15 a.m. or 10:30-11:30 a.m. 2019-2020 Registration: Call Michele Demmy, 614-871-6330, for information.

Friday PlaySchool (Ages: 3-5½) Children gain independence and confidence while learning to work and play with others in a childcentered classroom setting. Weekly activities include creative art, sensory exploration, social play and singing at circle time. Wks: 9 • Classes: 9 • Day: Fri. Gantz Barn (Upstairs) $54 (NR $62) Begins March 8 • 12:30-1:30 p.m. No class: March 29, April 19 Activity #: 190319904_02 Learning Together (Ages: 2½-3) A child and a parent or other caring adult share hands-on learning activities promoting creative, academic and social skills as they paint, build with blocks, draw, sing and dance. Everyone should dress for play and exploration.

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Wks: 9 • Classes: 9 • Day: Tue. Gantz Barn (Downstairs) $48 (NR $56) Begins March 5 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. No class: March 29, April 19 Activity #: 190319904_01 Parent & Tot Gymnastics (Age: 2) Toddlers spend quality time with a parent while enhancing fine and gross motor skills and coordination as they practice following directions and taking turns to prepare for more advanced classes. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR $53) Begins March 4 • 5-5:30 p.m. No class: March 25 Activity #: 190310106_01

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Gymnastics (Age: 3-4) Young gymnasts learn basic skills on vault, bars, beam and floor. They practice following simple instructions and taking turns with others as they develop foundational skills to build upon. Gymnastics (Age: 3) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR $53) Begins March 4 • 5:30-6 p.m. No class: March 25 Activity #: 190310106_02 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR $53) Begins March 4 • 6-6:30 p.m. No class: March 25 Activity #: 190310106_03 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR $53) Begins March 5 • 5-5:30 p.m. No class: March 26 Activity #: 190310106_04 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR $53) Begins March 5 • 5:30-6 p.m. No class: March 26 Activity #: 190310106_05 Gymnastics (Age: 4) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR $53) Begins March 5 • 6-6:30 p.m. No class: March 26 Activity #: 190310106_06 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR $53) Begins March 7 • 5-5:30 p.m. No class: March 28 Activity #: 190310106_07 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR $53) Begins March 7 • 5:30-6 p.m. No class: March 28 Activity #: 190310106_08 4 The Source

Ballet: Baby (Ages: 3-4) New dancers are introduced to the fundamentals of ballet by developing coordination, balance and grace. Children sign up according to age and ability, and must be toilet trained. Ballet shoes or slippers are needed. Tami Kelly instructs. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 9 $55 (NR $63) Begins March 6 • 5:30-6 p.m. No class: March 27 Activity #: 190310201_01 Dance Basics (Ages: 3-4) Beginning dancers learn ageappropriate skills that build coordination, body awareness, motor skills and rhythm. Practice is enhanced by movement and dance set to songs. Students are introduced to a different style of dance weekly that they can choose to develop in future single-style offerings. Session closes out with a performance for parents. Dance Basics (Age: 3) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 4 $45 (NR $53) Begins March 5 • 5-5:30 p.m. No class: March 26 Activity #: 190310203_01 Dance Basics (Age: 4) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 4 $48 (NR $53) Begins March 5 • 5:30-6 p.m. No class: March 26 Activity #: 190310203_02 JumpBunch (Ages: 18 months-2 years) Toddlers build coordination, balance, teamwork and motor skills during coach-led activities. Through encouragement and success, children gain confidence, sports-readiness skills and the foundations of fitness.

JumpBunch (Ages: 18-23 months) Wks: 8 • Classes: 8 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Gym $80 (NR $88) Begins March 6 • 6-6:30 p.m. No class: March 27 Activity #: 190310303_01 JumpBunch (Age: 2) Wks: 8 • Classes: 8 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Gym $80 (NR $88) Begins March 6 • 6:30-7 p.m. No class: March 27 Activity #: 190310303_02 Sporties for Shorties (Ages: 3-4) Young children develop kicking, running, throwing and team skills through exciting lead-up sports activities and group games. Focus sports may include baseball, soccer, football and others. Powered by JumpBunch. Wks: 9 • Classes: 9 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Gym $80 (NR $88) Begins March 6 • 7-7:45 p.m. Activity #: 190310303_03 Little Sluggers’ T-ball by Bally Sports (Ages: 3-4) Preschoolers get introduced to baseball fundamentals using instruction, gameplay and age-appropriate activities to learn proper batting, base running, fielding, throwing and catching. Parents are encouraged to assist. Bally Sports emphasizes www.GroveCityOhio.gov


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sportsmanship by creating an encouraging atmosphere that helps players build self-esteem and interest in future participation. Players receive team shirt and cap to keep. Bring a water bottle and mitt. Bats and helmets provided. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Fri. Windsor Park $70 (NR $70) Begins May 11 • 4:30-5:30 p.m. No class: May 24 Register at ballysportsgroup.com Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Fri. Windsor Park $70 (NR $70) Begins May 11 • 5:30-6:30 p.m. No class: May 24 Register at ballysportsgroup.com Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Fri. Windsor Park $70 (NR $70) Begins May 11 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. No class: May 24 Register at ballysportsgroup.com NatureKids Egg Hunt (Ages: 2½-4) Feeling adventurous? Trek into Gantz Park to search for eggs in the woods and fields. Meet at the front porch of the Gantz Farmhouse for instructions. When finished hunting, return for prizes and a photo with the Easter Bunny. Dress for adventure and the weather: long pants and boots recommended. Rain date: April 18. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Mon. Gantz Farmhouse Porch $5 (NR $6) April 15 • 6-6:45 p.m. Activity #: 190419904_01 WeJoySing (Ages: 1 month-5 years) Discover how your baby, toddler or preschooler learns and grows through JOY-filled musical play. Essential early childhood development is nurtured as you play together, creating bonds that last a lifetime. Visit WeJoySing.com for dates, time and costs. Grove City United Methodist Church, 2684 Columbus St. Contact: WeJoySing.com and 614-868-0107 www.GroveCityOhio.gov

Youth P.A.R.K. (Grades: K-4) Programmed After-school Recreation for Kids is committed to providing a safe, secure, enriching and affordable place to be after school. This schoolage childcare program offers daily after-school activities for children in kindergarten through grade four staffed by qualified childcare providers at each site. P.A.R.K. operates in the school gymnasiums every day the South-Western City School District (SWCSD) is in session. The program is designed for, but not limited to, children of working parents. P.A.R.K. provides planned cooperative games, outrageous play, fitness, indoor and outdoor activities, free art, specialinterest and free-choice activities and much more. Please pack a nutritious snack daily. School Days Bolton Crossing, Buckeye Woods, Highland Park, J.C. Sommer, Monterey, Richard Avenue Elementaries $187 per month Days: Mon.-Fri. • 2:30-6 p.m. Follows SWCSD schedule Register in person Before-School P.A.R.K. Elementary (Grades: K-4) Before-school P.A.R.K. creates a safe, fun environment in the morning hours before school starts for students of Bolton Crossing, Buckeye Woods, Highland Park, J.C. Sommer, Monterey and Richard Avenue elementaries. The monthly tuition fee includes breakfast and supervised recreational activities. This program meets every day the SWCSD is in session. Transportation to the child’s home school is provided by the SWCSD Transportation Department; J.C. Sommer elementary students walk to school with P.A.R.K. staff.

Before-School P.A.R.K. Intermediate (Grades: 5-6) Before-school P.A.R.K. creates a safe, fun environment in the morning hours before school starts for students of Hayes, Holt Crossing and Park Street intermediate schools. The monthly tuition fee includes breakfast and supervised recreational activities. This program meets every day the SWCSD is in session. Transportation to the child’s home school is provided by the SWCSD Transportation Department; Park Street Intermediate students walk to school with P.A.R.K. staff. School Days Kingston Center $107 per month Days: Mon.-Fri. • 6-9 a.m. Follows SWCSD schedule Register in person P.A.R.K. Registration: 2019-2020 School Year (Grades: K-6) Registration for the three P.A.R.K. programs opens to the public in early May each year. Register in person in the Kingston Center; a $30 non-refundable registration fee applies. Spaces are limited with openings filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Monthly fees are $187 for after-school, $95 for before-school elementary and $107 for before-school intermediate. $30 registration fee due at registration plus monthly payments In-person registration opens to the public Wed., May 8

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Summer P.A.R.K. (Grades: K-4) Summer P.A.R.K. is a full-day childcare program offered Monday through Friday during the summer modeled on the after-school program. Kids enjoy planned cooperative games, outrageous play, fitness, indoor and outdoor activities, free art, special-interest and free-choice activities, on-site minicamps and more at SWCSD sites. Completion of kindergarten is required. Register in person at the Kingston Center. Days: Mon.-Fri. $100 non-refundable deposit plus four scheduled payments of $296 Begins June 10 • 7 a.m.-6 p.m. No class: July 4 or 5 In-person registration opens Tue., April 16 Summer PlayZone (Grades: K-4) The plan for a ton of summer fun just got better! Jump into athletic shoes, pack a lunch and enjoy this super-fun day camp with your friends. Develop self-esteem, independence and strong social skills through highly active games, outrageous play, special activities, free-choice art and adventurous off-site trips. Participants must have completed kindergarten. Days: Mon.-Thu. Kingston Center $338 (NR $353) Begins June 17 • 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. No class: July 4 Activity #: 190629805_01 Intro to Parkour (Ages: 5-12) Young adventurers learn to safely navigate obstacles through running, jumping, climbing, swinging and safely landing, while building strength and flexibility. Intro to Parkour (Ages: 5-7)

Intro to Parkour (Ages: 8-12) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR $53) Begins March 7 • 6:30-7 p.m. No class: March 28 Activity #: 190320106_02 Rock-n-Roller (Girls) (Ages: 5-6) Girls learn beginner skills on vault, bar, beam and floor that they build on as they advance through the program. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR $53) Begins March 4 • 6:30-7 p.m. No class: March 25 Activity #: 190320106_03 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR $53) Begins March 5 • 6:30-7 p.m. No class: March 26 Activity #: 190320106_04 Rising Star (Girls) (Ages: 5-6) Girls build upon foundational skills to learn and practice intermediate skills on vault, bar, beam and floor. Prereq.: Rock-n-Roller or Pandas. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $54 (NR $60) Begins March 4 • 7:30-8:15p.m. No class: March 25 Activity #: 190320106_05 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Gym $54 (NR $60) Begins March 5 • 7:30-8:15p.m. No class: March 26 Activity #: 190320106_06

Rock Stars I (Boys) (Ages: 5-8) Boys learn basic skills on vault, bar and floor while performing strength and flexibility training. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR $53) Begins March 4 • 7-7:30 p.m. No class: March 25 Activity #: 190320106_07 Rock Stars II (Boys) (Ages: 5-8) Boys learn intermediate skills on vault, bar and floor, building upon the foundational skills with strength and flexibility training incorporated. Prereq.: Rock Stars I.

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Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Gym $48 (NR $53)

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Ballet Princess (Ages: 5-7) Children sign up according to age and ability for this introduction to the fundamentals of ballet that develops coordination, balance and grace. Softsoled shoes or slippers are needed. Tami Kelly instructs. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 9 $55 (NR $63) Begins March 6 • 6-6:30 p.m. No class: March 27 Activity #: 190320201_01 Ballet Basics (Ages: 8-12) Slightly older children just getting started are introduced to ballet fundamentals, developing coordination, balance and grace. Sign up according to age and ability. Ballet shoes or slippers needed. Tami Kelly instructs. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 9 $55 (NR $63) Begins March 6 • 6:30-7 p.m. No class: March 27 Activity #: 190320201_02 Zumba Kids (Ages: 5-11) Rock with friends in an ultimate dance-fitness party for young Zumba fans that features age-appropriate music and high-energy moves to get kids groovin’ to the beat. Feel fearless on the dance floor - be yourself and dance like no one is watching! Led by licensed instructor Chauntel Horaney. Wear athletic shoes and clothes; bring a water bottle. Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Room 4 $25 (NR $30) Begins April 1 • 6-6:40 p.m. No class: April 22 Activity #: 190420305_01

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F.A.S.T.E.R. (Ages: 8-18) Looking to improve your overall speed and running technique? Focus on flexibility, agility and speed training with extreme resistance to become quicker and faster. Led by certified instructor Mike Kusan. F.A.S.T.E.R. (Ages: 8-12) Wks: 3 • Classes: 5 • Days: Mon., Wed. Kingston Center Room 5 $57 (NR $65) Begins March 4 • 5:30-6:30 p.m. No class: March 18 Activity #: 190320306_01 Wks: 4 • Classes: 6 • Days: Mon., Wed. Kingston Center Room 5 $68 (NR $76) Begins April 3 • 5:30-6:30 p.m. No class: April 22 Activity #: 190420306_01 Wks: 3 • Classes: 6 • Days: Tue.,Thu. Kingston Center Room 5 $68 (NR $76) Begins March 5 • 5:30-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 190320306_02

Wks: 4 • Classes: 8 • Days: Tue.,Thu. Kingston Center Room 5 $90 (NR $100) Begins April 2 • 4:30-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 190420306_04 Dance Basics (Ages: 5-10) Learn age-appropriate skills that build coordination, body awareness, motor skills and rhythm. Practice is enhanced by movement and dance set to songs. Students are introduced to a different style of dance each week that they can choose to develop in future single-style offerings. Session closes out with a performance for parents. Dance Basics (Ages: 5-7) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 4 $52 (NR $60) Begins March 5 • 6-6:45 p.m. No class: March 26 Activity #: 190320203_01 Dance Basics (Ages: 8-10)

Wks: 4 • Classes: 8 • Days: Tue.,Thu. Kingston Center Room 5 $90 (NR $100)

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 4 $52 (NR $60)

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F.A.S.T.E.R. (Ages: 13-18) Wks: 3 • Classes: 5 • Days: Mon., Wed. Kingston Center Room 5 $57 (NR $65) Begins March 4 • 4:30-5:30 p.m. No class: March 18 Activity #: 190320306_03 Wks: 4 • Classes: 6 • Days: Mon., Wed. Kingston Center Room 5 $68 (NR $76) Begins April 3 • 4:30-5:30 p.m. No class: April 22 Activity #: 190420306_03 Wks: 3 • Classes: 6 • Days: Tue.,Thu. Kingston Center Room 5 $68 (NR $76) Begins March 5 • 4:30-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 190320306_04

Skating Lessons (Ages: 4-12) Learn basic roller skating skills at Skate America. Students receive free roller skates and may stay after lessons to practice. Register at Skate America, 4357 Broadway, or call 614-875-7606. Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Days: Sat. Skate America, 4357 Broadway $59 (NR $59) Days: Sat. • 10-11 a.m. No class: March 2 Register with Skate America Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Days: Sat. Skate America, 4357 Broadway $59 (NR $59) Days: Sat. • 10-11 a.m. No class: April 6 Register with Skate America The Source 7


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Karate: Beginner (Ages: 8+) Build concentration and confidence with an emphasis on marital arts philosophy while learning karate basics, movement drills, kata (forms) and non-contact sparring. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Room 3 $60 (NR $65) Begins March 4 • 6-7 p.m. No class: March 18 or 25; April 22 Activity #: 190360603_01 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 3 $60 (NR $65) Begins March 5 • 7-8 p.m. No class: March 26 Activity #: 190360603_02 Karate: Peewee Beginner (Ages: 4-7) Learn basic karate movements, the martial arts philosophy and the importance of concentration and confidence. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Room 3 $45 (NR $50) Begins March 4 • 5-5:30 p.m. No class: March 18 or 25; April 22 Activity #: 190320601_01 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 3 $45 (NR $50) Begins March 5 • 6-6:30 p.m. No class: March 26 Activity #: 190320601_02 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 3 $45 (NR $50) Begins March 6 • 5-5:30 p.m. No class: March 27 Activity #: 190320601_03 Wks: 7 • Classes: 7 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 3 $45 (NR $50) Begins March 6 • 5-5:30 p.m. No class: March 28 Activity #: 190320601_04

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Karate: Peewee Advanced (Ages: 4-7) Build on the basics of karate with movement drills, form (kata) and noncontact sparring with added emphasis on concentration, confidence and the martial arts philosophy. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Room 3 $45 (NR $50) Begins March 4 • 5:30-6 p.m. No class: March 18 or 25; April 22 Activity #: 190320602_01 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 3 $45 (NR $50) Begins March 5 • 6-6:30 p.m. No class: March 26 Activity #: 190320602_02 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 3 $45 (NR $50)

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 3 $60 (NR $65) Begins March 6 • 6-7 p.m. No class: March 27 Activity #: 190360603_03 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 3 $60 (NR $65) Begins March 7 • 7-8 p.m. Activity #: 190360603_04 Karate: Beginner Twice per Week (Ages: 8+) Choose two available classes to double your fun. Wks: 6 • Classes: 12 • Day: Mon.-Thu. Kingston Center Room 3 $80 (NR $85) Begins March 4 • 6-7 p.m. No class: March 18, 25, 26, 27 or 28; April 22 Activity #: 190360603_05

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Karate: Advanced (Ages: 8+) Deepen levels of concentration and confidence, while emphasizing martial arts philosophy and learning more advanced movements drills, kata (form) and non-contact sparring. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Room 3 $60 (NR $65) Begins March 4 • 7-8 p.m. No class: March 18 or 25; April 22 Activity #: 190360604_01 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 3 $60 (NR $65)

Chocolate Streusel Bread (Ages: 9-11) Make a loaf of chocolate bread for a special breakfast or after-school snack using refrigerated dough. Learn to follow a simple recipe while developing measuring skills. Be prepared to take home a warm pan. Recipe is nut free. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Mon. Gantz Farmhouse $20 (NR $25) March 4 • 6-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 190320701_01 Pot o’ Gold Rainbow Cookie (Ages: 5-8)

Easter Egg Fruit Pizza (Ages: 5-8) Create a festive cookie pizza “egg” and decorate it with fresh fruit. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Wed. Gantz Farmhouse $12 (NR $14) April 17 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 190420701_02 Kids in the Kitchen: Taste of Spring (Ages: 6-8) Learn to read recipes, practice basic kitchen safety and use proper cooking techniques while creating delicious spring treats!

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Use cookie dough, frosting and decorations to construct a rainbow to entice leprechauns to hide their gold.

Wks: 3 • Classes: 3 • Day: Thu. Gantz Farmhouse $42 (NR $47)

Wks: 7 • Classes: 7 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 3 $60 (NR $65)

Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Wed. Gantz Farmhouse $10 (NR $12)

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Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 3 $60 (NR $65) Begins March 7 • 5-6 p.m. No class: March 28 Activity #: 190360604_04 Karate: Advanced Twice per Week (Ages: 8+) Choose two available classes to double your fun. Wks: 7 • Classes: 14 • Mon.-Thu. Kingston Center Room 3 $80 (NR $85) Begins March 6 • 7-8 p.m. No class: March 18, 25, 26, 27 or 28; April 22 Activity #: 190360604_05

Easter Eggs (Ages: 5-10) Leave the mess with us! Create a variety of designs for your Easter eggs with shaving cream, tie-dye techniques and more. Take home a dozen eggs. Parents are welcome to participate. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 2 $12 (NR $14) April 11 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 190420413_01 Easter Sweet Treats (Ages: 9-11) Have fun making sweets for the holidays such as edible bird’s nests and Easter eggs, filling a container with treats to share with friends and family. Recipes are nut free. Wks: 2 • Classes: 2 • Day: Tue. Gantz Farmhouse $30 (NR $34) Begins April 9 • 6-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 190420701_01

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Edible Art (Ages: 5-10) Spring is here! Make edible birdhouses and nests and take home your creations to enjoy with family. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 2 $12 (NR $14) March 21 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 190320412_01 Big Amazing Art (Ages: 6-10) Learn about famous artists and their styles of creating. Use quality art supplies found in an artist’s studio including watercolor, acrylic, pastel and more. Dress to get messy in old clothes or an art smock. Wks: 3 • Classes: 3 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 2 $30 (NR $35) Begins March 5 • 6-6:45 p.m. Activity #: 190320402_01 Wks: 5 • Classes: 5 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 2 $50 (NR $55) Begins April 2 • 6-6:45 p.m. Activity #: 190420402_01

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Golf Ball Critter Garden Sculptures (Ages: 5-8) Construct garden decorations from golf balls in the critter of your choice - a ladybug or caterpillar. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Wed. Gantz Farmhouse $8 (NR $10) April 3 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 190420410_01 Digging into Science (Ages: 7-12) Play the role of geologist as you excavate and sift through gravel to discover hidden gems! Become a detective - identify gems and marvel at findings to take home and share. Dress to get messy and wet as geologists dig through muddy waters to discover their hidden gems in the rough. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 2 $10 (NR $12) March 13 • 7-8 p.m. Activity #: 190320902_01 Little Veterinarian School: What Is in the Vet’s Office? (Ages: 5-12) Explore the exciting world of veterinarians through role play while gaining knowledge about the bodies of animals, science and medicine. Through interactive demonstrations, crafts and games, learn to take care of a pet using instruments real veterinarians use.

Come learn simple, slimy and messy experiments using common household products as we explore the crazy side of science! Dress to get messy.

Wks: 5 • Classes: 5 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 9 $125 (NR $140)

Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 2 $10 (NR $12)

Begins April 2 • 6-7 p.m. Activity #: 190421001_01

April 25 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 190421001_02

Messy Science (Ages: 5-10)

VIPs: Teens for Grove City (Grades: 7-12) Join the Volunteer Involvement Program (V.I.P.) to donate your time and expertise while gaining service hours and a great feeling of helping others. Hours are conveniently tracked through the program. Grove City offers many events and programs throughout the year, and participants in this program help make them successful. Join today to have fun and make a difference in the community. Applications are available in the Kingston Center and at GroveCityOhio.gov. Call 614-277-3058 for information.

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Adult Line Dance (Ages: 18+) Beginner and intermediate dancers learn exciting new routines including country and ballroom line dances set to beautiful music. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes that slide easily across the floor. Laura Landolt instructs. Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Evans Center Auditorium $18 (NR $20) Begins March 5 • 7-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 190340202_01 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Evans Center Auditorium $18 (NR $20) Begins April 2 • 7-8:30 p.m. No class: April 16 Activity #: 190440202_01 Yoga (Ages: 18+) Learn to relax the body and calm the mind. Melt away tension and stress by combining Hatha yoga posture with breathing techniques and deep relaxation. Wear loose, comfortable clothing, bring a towel or mat and come with an empty stomach. Toni Weeks, registered yoga instructor, leads. Yoga Monday (Ages: 18+) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Evans Center Auditorium $34 (NR $39) Begins March 4 • 6-7 p.m. No class: April 15 Activity #: 190340301_01 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Evans Center Auditorium $34 (NR $39) Begins April 22 • 6-7 p.m. Activity #: 190440301_01

Yoga Wednesday (Ages: 18+) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $34 (NR $39) Begins March 6 • 6-7 p.m. Activity #: 190340301_02 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $34 (NR $39) Begins April 24 • 6-7 p.m. Activity #: 190440301_02 Strong by Zumba® (Ages: 18+) Combine high intensity interval training (HIIT) with music, syncing moves with dance music in a way that pushes all fitness levels past perceived limits, reaching fitness goals faster using body weight to improve muscular endurance, tone and definition. Bring a mat. Led by Dana Olshefski. Visit facebook.com/ GroveCityZumbawithDanaO or call 614-595-8130. Weekly Evans Center Auditorium $8 per class Thu. • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Drop in Drop in Zumba® (Ages: 18+) Incorporate international music and cardio-based dance movements into dynamic workouts with easy-to-follow steps that sculpt and strengthen. Led by Dana Olshefski. Visit facebook.com/ GroveCityZumbawithDanaO or call 614-595-8130. Weekly Evans Center Auditorium $5 per class Sat. • 10:15-11:15 a.m. Drop in Karate (Ages: 18+)

Rev & Flow (Ages: 18+) This new low-impact, high-intensity fitness experience strengthens and sculpts muscles while being kind to joints as you increase endurance, balance and flexibility with easy-tofollow movements and motivating music. All fitness levels welcome! Bring a mat. Led by Theresa Wahl. More info at facebook.com/groups/ REFITwithTheresa. Wks: 3 • Classes: 3 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $15 (NR $16) Begins March 6 • 7:15-8:15 p.m. No class: March 27 Activity #: 190340399_01 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $20 (NR $22) Begins April 3 • 7:15-8:15 p.m. Activity #: 190440399_01 TRX (Ages: 18+) Improve cardiovascular and muscular health with TRX, total resistance exercises. This suspension training uses body-weight exercises to develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously. Get a full-body workout by incorporating slam balls, stretching and more instead of multiple gym machines. Bring a mat and water bottle. Jeff Pearson instructs. Wks: 7 • Classes: 7 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 5 $35 (NR $40) Begins March 7 • 6:45-7:45 p.m. Activity #: 190340307_01 Wind Chimes (Ages: 18+) Construct and decorate a beautiful wind chime using mini clay pots. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Mon. Gantz Farmhouse $15 (NR $17)

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Intensive Natural Dye Workshop (Ages: 18+) Experience the dyeing process from start to finish: make a natural dye bath, mordant cloth, tie and dye practice pieces and then tie-dye a beautiful silk scarf with madder (red), elderberry (purple) and annatto (yellow/gold). Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Sat. Gantz Farmhouse $25 (NR $28) April 13 • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Activity #: 190440410_02 Leaf Printing on a Carryall Bag (Ages: 18+) Use leaves, flowers and washable paint to make leaf-print designs on a heavyduty, carryall tote bag, perfect for carrying garden tools, produce, books or knitting supplies. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Tue. Gantz Farmhouse $15 (NR $18) April 23 • 7-8 p.m. Activity #: 190440410_03 Herbs and Spices 101 (Ages: 18+) What is the difference between an herb and a spice? How should they be stored? What herbs and spices are must-haves? How do you use fresh herbs? Learn about basic herbs and spices and how to use them to enhance your meals. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Sat. Gantz Farmhouse $15 (NR $20) March 9 • 9:30-11:30 a.m. Activity #: 190340701_01

Add Egg-citement to Meals (Ages: 18+) Add egg-citement to your spring meals! Learn easy ways to add highprotein eggs and egg dishes to your menus including hands-on preparation and sampling. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Gantz Farmhouse $25 (NR $30) March 28 • 6:30-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 190340701_02 Murder Mystery Theatre (Ages: 18+) What if you suddenly found yourself in the middle of a murderous and mysterious crime scene? What if the murderer was still in the room? Or sitting right next to you and you didn’t know? Enjoy “The Dinner Detective,” America’s largest interactive murder mystery dinner show, voted best dinner and best improvised show. Includes theatrical show, appetizers and a threecourse, served meal. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Departs the Evans Center $69 (NR $69) April 18 • 5:15-9:30 p.m. Activity #: 190450807_04

Natural Perfume Class (Ages: 18+) Ever dream of having your own signature scent? We help you develop one using essential oils and other ingredients to craft liquid and solid perfumes. Discuss different essential oils, what works well together, and how to layer base, middle and top notes. Take what you learn to personalize unscented lotions, shampoo and talc. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Tue. Gantz Farmhouse $18 (NR $20) March 26 • 7-8 p.m. Activity #: 190340904_01 Adopt-A-Street/Park Program (Ages: 18+)

Healthy and Tasty Fermented Foods (Ages: 18+)

Join Keep Grove City Beautiful in ensuring Grove City stays clean, safe and beautiful. Civic organizations, Heard about the probiotic benefits of families, churches, school groups, and yogurt? What about real fermented individuals have the opportunity to sauerkraut, pickles, miso or raw apple lend a hand in collecting litter from City cider vinegar? These wonderful, streets and parks and planting flowers healthy foods consumed for centuries in public areas. Citizens of all ages can do not just preserve food, but help make a difference and enhance Grove consumers maintain health and vigor. Taste various naturally fermented foods City’s quality of life. In recognition and make fermented vegetable pickles of your efforts, signs are installed identifying the group as a contributor and drinking vinegars of raw apple in the designated area. cider vinegar and fruit. Call 614-277-3058 for information. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Gantz Farmhouse $20 (NR $23) March 7 • 7-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 190340701_03

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55+ Transportation Program (Ages: 55+) Transportation services are provided to Grove City/Jackson Township residents for Grove City-area destinations. Members can receive transportation to grocery stores, banks or medical appointments. The buses provide nondriving members with transportation to and from Center activities. One bus is equipped with a ramp, but all participants must be able to board the bus without assistance from the driver. Schedule an appointment at least three days in advance including for Evans Center outings: call 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. Please be patient! We keep our buses busy. Transportation is canceled when SWCSD is closed for inclement weather. Please note: bus drivers no longer accept payments on the bus. Daily $2 per trip Mon.-Fri. • Call to schedule Schedule appointment (at least 3 days before): 614-277-1066 LifeCare Alliance Lunch Program (Ages: 60+)

Meals on Wheels: Volunteer to Help a Needy Neighbor (Ages: Any) Share your time and visit the homebound to deliver a hot meal and a message of loving concern from the community: volunteer for a Meals on Wheels route picked up daily at the Evans Center. Each 90-minute route visits 12 to 15 elderly or disabled persons. Training is provided. Weekend opportunities are also available. Daily Register with LifeCare Alliance Call LifeCare Alliance Volunteer Services: 614-437-2859. Evans Center Volunteer Program (Ages: 55+) The Center owes much of its success to the dedicated patrons who contribute their time and talents. The volunteer program provides many meaningful service opportunities. Share your special talent, craft or game with others. Ask about the rewards offered to Senior Partners. Contact the Evans Center Front Desk for information.

Enjoy a nutritious, hot lunch five days a week at the Evans Center. The daily menu is listed in the local newspapers and at the Center. Call one day in advance to make a reservation. Van transportation is available and must be requested. Prepackaged cold, vegetarian and hot served meals are available daily.

The Evans Center is fully equipped with desktop computers to meet your technology needs. Services are free. You must sign up for a user ID and password at the front desk. Occasional free classes are offered.

Daily Evans Center $1.50

Daily Evans Center Free

Mon.-Fri. • 11:45 a.m. Call LifeCare Alliance Meals on Wheels (at least 1 day before): 614-278-3152

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Evans Center Fitness Room (Ages: 55+) Use this great resource to stay fit by accessing elliptical machines, treadmills, NuStep, recumbent and upright bikes, hydraulic weight machines and free weights. Wks: 4 • Days: Mon.-Fri. Evans Center $15 per month Begins March 1 • 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Register with the Evans Center Wks: 4 • Days: Mon.-Fri. Evans Center $15 per month Begins April 1 • 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Register with the Evans Center Alzheimer’s Support Group (Ages: 55+) The everyday challenges faced by those dealing with Alzheimer’s and related diseases can be overwhelming. Caregivers get a sense of belonging by interacting with those facing similar challenges. Under the guidance of Paula Taliaferro. Monthly Evans Center Free 4th Tue. • 7 p.m. Drop in Parkinson’s Disease Support (Ages: 55+) Parkinson’s Foundation Ohio offers support, sharing information about living with Parkinson’s disease, what families should know and resources available to patients and loved ones. Open to community members living with Parkinson’s and their loved ones. Monthly Evans Center Free 3rd Wed. • 1-2 p.m. Drop in

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Senior Options (Ages: 55+) Senior Options provides in-home services to maintain independence for Franklin County residents aged 60+ not qualified for PASSPORT services. Payment is based on a sliding income scale. COAAA provides in-home assessments and case management for the program. Available services include: personal care, home-delivered meals and emergency-response systems. Information: 614-525-6200 Grove City Area Seniors Club Meeting (Ages: 55+) Gather with other members for fellowship for a short business meeting followed by bingo. This is a great way to meet other members. Wks: 1 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Free March 6 • 1 p.m. Drop in Wks: 1 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Free April 3 • 1 p.m. Drop in Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (S.A.L.T.) (Ages: 55+) During S.A.L.T. meetings, representatives from Grove City Police and Jackson Township Fire share information about community services and crime and safety issues important to seniors. For information, contact the crime prevention coordinator at 614-277-1765. Monthly Evans Center Free 2nd Tue. • 1 p.m. Drop in

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Jackson Township CARES (Ages: 55+) The Jackson Township Fire Department (JTFD) is implementing a new community paramedic program, CARES. Learn all about the program, engage in a general Q&A with JTFD representatives, receive bloodpressure and blood-sugar checks and medication reviews. Monthly Evans Center Free 1st Wed. • 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Drop in Amity Home Healthcare Blood Pressure Screening (Ages: 55+) A nurse from Amity Home Healthcare stops in monthly to conduct bloodpressure checks. Monthly Evans Center Free 3rd Wed. • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Drop in

Guardian Angel Home Health Care Blood Pressure Screening (Ages: 55+) Guardian Angel Home Health Care representatives perform bloodpressure screenings. Monthly Evans Center Free 2nd Wed. • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Drop in Medicare Resource Fair (Ages: 55+) NEW! Be ready to make informed decisions regarding medical and prescription plans from health plan representatives who provide information and answer questions about 2019 Medicare plans and services. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Auditorium Free March 29 • 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Drop in

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Ceramics Class (Ages: 55+) Join Nancy Ritter in the Evans Center Classroom for camaraderie and fine arts. Bring your greenware projects; paint and brushes are provided. Weekly Evans Center $7 materials fee Wed. • 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Drop in Bead Class (Ages: 55+) Join Linda Miller to make unique beaded decorations including fun holiday themes while building friendships. Choose your own projects and pay the instructor for materials. Weekly Evans Center Free Mon. • 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Drop in Vocal Chorus (Ages: 55+) New singers always are welcome to join this group of music lovers without auditioning. Carol Barnick directs. Weekly Evans Center Free Fri. • 9 a.m. Drop in Evans Center Art Guild (Ages: 55+) Spend time with others who also have an interest in the visual arts while drawing, painting and working in other media. Share your talents and techniques with fellow artists. Bring your own supplies. Nancy Ritter and Jim Lawton lead.

Wood Carving Group (Ages: 55+) Looking for a fun, relaxing hobby? Try woodcarving! Learn the basics of wood and tool selection, safety and sharpening, design and blank preparation, and some finishing. All experience levels welcome. Loaner tools and beginner projects available. Gary Gardner leads. Weekly Evans Center Free Tue. • 2-3 p.m. Drop in Senior Yoga (Ages: 55+) Reap the mental and physical benefits of yoga. Toni Weeks instructs classes designed especially for seniors. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Evans Center Auditorium $22 Begins March 5 • 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Activity #: 190350301_01 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Evans Center Auditorium $22

Chair Stretch (Ages: 55+) Dealing with arthritis or joint pain? We lead exercises designed for seniors who find it difficult to work out while standing or have trouble getting up and down for floor exercises. Bring light one or two pound weights (optional). Wks: 4 • Classes: 7 • Days: Mon., Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $15 Begins March 4 • 9:30-10:30 a.m. No class: March 27 Activity #: 190350302_01 Wks: 5 • Classes: 9 • Days: Mon., Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $15 Begins April 1 • 9:30-10:15 a.m. Activity #: 190450302_01 Senior Exercise (Ages: 55+) Keep those joints and muscles moving! Experience group exercise classes designed for active seniors. Wks: 4 • Classes: 7 • Days: Mon., Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $15

Begins April 23 • 2-3 p.m. Activity #: 190450301_01

Begins March 4 • 10:30-11:30 a.m. No class: March 27 Activity #: 190350303_01

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Evans Center Auditorium $22

Wks: 5 • Classes: 9 • Days: Mon., Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $15

Begins March 7 • 9-10 a.m. Activity #: 190350301_02

Begins April 1 • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Activity #: 190450303_01

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Evans Center Auditorium $22 Begins April 25 • 9-10 a.m. Activity #: 190450301_02

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Tai Chi (Ages: 55+) Fall-related injuries are serious for people age 50+. Reduce your risk: improve balance and strengthen muscles through this martial art often described as meditation in motion. Margaret Quamme instructs. Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $15 Begins March 6 • 2-3 p.m. Activity #: 190350309_01 Wks: 3 • Classes: 3 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $11 Begins April 3 • 2-3 p.m. No class: April 17 Activity #: 190450309_01 Lunch Bunch & Supper Club (Ages: 55+) Love eating out, but hate to drive or search for parking? Take our no-hassle transportation via minibus right to the restaurant door as you benefit from companionship of new and old friends while dining at Central Ohio eateries (on your own). Lunch Bunch: Liberty Tavern (Ages: 55+) Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Departs the Evans Center $5 March 28 • 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Activity #: 190350802_01 Lunch Bunch: Carfagna’s Kitchen (Ages: 55+) Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Fri. Departs the Evans Center $5 April 26 • 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Activity #: 190450802_01

Supper Club: Ann & Tony’s (Ages: 55+) Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Tue. Departs the Evans Center $5 March 19 • 4-8 p.m. Activity #: 190350802_03 Supper Club: J. Alexander (Ages: 55+) Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Mon. Departs the Evans Center $5 April 8 • 4-8 p.m. Activity #: 190450802_02 Supper Club: Miller’s Ale House (Ages: 55+) Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Mon. Departs the Evans Center $5 April 29 • 4-8 p.m. Activity #: 190450802_03 Eldorado Casino (Ages: 55+) Enjoy gaming fun! Hop on the minibus for at-the-door drop off at Eldorado Gaming’s Scioto Downs Racino. Includes $20 worth of free play and half-price buffet for seniors. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Wed. Departs the Evans Center $5 March 13 • 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Activity #: 190350804_01 Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Wed. Departs the Evans Center $5 April 10 • 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Activity #: 190450804_01

Shop & Dine: Tanger Outlet Jeffersonville & Werner’s Smokehouse (Ages: 55+) Enjoy the luxury of door-to-door service to area shopping malls. It is a great way to shop or people watch without the hassle of parking with drop off and pick up at the same entrance. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Mon. Departs the Evans Center $5 April 15 • 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Activity #: 190450809_01 Columbus Consignment Shop Hop (Ages: 55+) Shop at some of finest resale stores in Columbus for clothing, jewelry, handbags, shoes and more. Enjoy lunch on your own at Miller’s Ale House. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Departs the Evans Center $12 April 4 • 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Activity #: 190450807_03 Columbus Fire Museum Tour (Ages: 55+) The Central Ohio Fire Museum & Learning Center pays tribute to firefighters past, present and future, and the rich legacy they have left. Through a collection of hand-drawn, horse-drawn and motorized fire apparatus, visitors can retrace the steps of firefighters and learn about their day-to-day lives in the engine house. Bring $4 for entry. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Fri. Departs the Evans Center $10 March 8 • 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Activity #: 190350807_01

Supper Club: Rusty Bucket (Ages: 55+) Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Mon. Departs the Evans Center $5 March 4 • 4-8 p.m. Activity #: 190350802_02

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Schottenstein Center Tour (Ages: 55+)

Showtime at Der Dutchman: Mystery Show (Ages: 55+)

Value City Arena is a multipurpose arena located in the Schottenstein Center on The Ohio State University campus. It opened in 1998 and has the largest seating capacity in the Big Ten Conference. Stop for lunch on your own at The Varsity Club.

Engaging, exciting, enjoyable and entertaining - this new mystery show is an opportunity to experience the unexpected. Come on, take a chance, you will not be sorry - the good times are no mystery!

Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Mon. Departs the Evans Center $5

Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Wed. Departs the Evans Center $47

April 1 • 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Activity #: 190450807_04

April 24 • 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Activity #: 190450807_01

Friday Flicks Enjoy a variety of films on the big projector screen with friends and plenty of popcorn. Bring your own folding chair if it is more comfortable. Friday Flicks: The Old Man and a Gun (Ages: 55+) (2018; PG-13) Follow 70-year-old Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford) and the detective hunting him as he pulls off an audacious escape from San Quentin Prison, daring bank robberies and a romantic relationship. Based on a true story. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Auditorium Free March 1 • 12:30-3:30 p.m. Activity #: 190350804_02 Friday Flicks: Little Women (Ages: 55+) (2018; PG-13) Enjoy the timeless story of the four March sisters as they grow, discover love and find their place in the world. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Auditorium Free April 12 • 12:30-3:30 p.m. Activity #: 190450804_02

Murder Mystery Theatre (Ages: 18+) What if you suddenly found yourself in the middle of a murderous and mysterious crime scene? What if the murderer was still in the room? Or sitting right next to you and you didn’t know? Enjoy “The Dinner Detective,” America’s largest interactive murder mystery dinner show, voted best dinner and best improvised show. Includes theatrical show, appetizers and a three-course, served meal. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Departs the Evans Center $69 April 18 • 5:15-9:30 p.m. Activity #: 190450807_04

Lunch & Learn: Outsmart Scammers (Ages: 55+) Fraud is on the rise with scammers’ tactics becoming more complex, so it is important to stay educated. While no one is immune, there are protective steps to take to outsmart the scammers. Hosted by StoryPoint. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Evans Center Multipurpose Room Free March 21 • 1-2 p.m. Activity #: 190350810_01 Breakfast with the Red Cross (Ages: 55+) Join Becky Dungee, local volunteer specialist for the American Red Cross (ARC), for coffee and donuts and an interactive presentation on services offered through the ARC and how you can help deliver the ARC mission in your community! Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Evans Center Multipurpose Room Free March 14 • 10-11 a.m. Activity #: 190350810_02 Aging Well with Social Connections (Ages: 55+)

Good health involves more than eating well, exercising daily and taking medications as prescribed. Social Dublin Euchre Party interaction is a lifelong, basic need. (Ages: 55+) New and renewed relationships can Dublin Retirement Village hosts a day make your later years just as rewarding. of euchre fun under their house rules. Join this relevant conversation about Prizes awarded to three highest scorers. the importance of maintaining social connections, particularly for seniors. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Don’t struggle with aging. Find a Departs the Evans Center solution. Sponsored by Brookdale $5 Senior Living. March 14 • 12-4 p.m. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Activity #: 190350807_02 Evans Center Multipurpose Room Free Lunch & Bingo at StoryPoint (Ages: 55+)

Get together for a fun afternoon featuring a tasty lunch and exciting bingo with prizes at StoryPoint with host Brayden Dunaway.

March 7 • 1-2 p.m. Activity #: 190350810_03

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Grove City Parks and Recreation offers six easy methods to register for classes. Registration forms are available for download online at GroveCityOhio.gov or pick up at the Kingston Center or the Evans Center. ONLINE registration is available at GroveCityOhio.gov for most Parks and Recreation offerings (sports excluded), providing 24-hour access to our exciting array of options for all ages.

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WALK-IN registration is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Kingston Center, 3226 Kingston Ave., for preschool, youth and adult classes, and at the Evans Center, 4330 Dudley Ave., for 55+ offerings.

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Registration by PHONE is accepted via Visa or MasterCard only, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call the Evans Center, 614-277-1060, for 55+ classes, and the Kingston Center, 614-277-3050, for all others.

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Use the silver DROP BOX located on the parking-lot side of the Kingston Center for afterhours registration. The box is opened at 8 a.m. each business day; registrations placed in the box after 8 a.m. are processed the next business day.

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Registration by FAX is accepted via Visa or MasterCard only and is treated as a mail-in priority. Fax: 614-277-3090 MAIL your payment and completed registration form to: Grove City Parks and Recreation Department, Kingston Center, 3226 Kingston Ave., Grove City, OH 43123

Payment Methods •  Cash or Money Order •  Checks made payable to: City of Grove City. A customer with a returned check is assessed a $25 fee. Any customer with two returned checks within 12 months must pay all subsequent fees by cash or money order. •  Credit Card: MasterCard or Visa only Confirmation Once you have registered for a class, no other confirmations are made unless a change is made in the program details. It is the responsibility of the participant to be present on the date and time listed. Cancellations/Credit Registered participants may cancel from a program, but it is that participant’s responsibility to contact the Parks and Recreation Department. A credit is made to the participant’s account if a request is made in writing prior to the start of the program. To receive a full refund for sports, the request must be made before uniforms are ordered. Class/Event Cancellation All classes and events are subject to change or cancellation based on participation and instructor availability. A staff member will notify all registered class participants as changes occur. Photos and Videos The City of Grove City reserves the right to photograph or record event and program participants for publicity purposes. Images may be used in catalogs, brochures, magazines, ads or other print or electronic public relations efforts (i.e., website, social media). Residency Rates & Fair Share Policy The lower “resident rate” provides credit to those paying municipal taxes that help support the programs 18 The Source

and events offered by the City of Grove City. To qualify as a resident, a person must live or work in Grove City or Jackson Township. This does not include all of ZIP code 43123; ZIP codes are used by the U.S. Postal Service to designate the office that delivers mail to an address. Visit FranklinCountyAuditor.com to check your address. Grove City parcel IDs start with 040; unincorporated Jackson Township with 160. Through the City of Grove City Fair Share Policy, non-residents who pay income tax to the City of Grove City are eligible to participate at resident rates. To be eligible, non-residents must annually provide proof of employment on company letterhead with the signature of the personnel director or a current pay stub showing the employer’s address. Equal Opportunities and Special Populations The Grove City Parks and Recreation Department is committed to serving the whole community. All persons regardless of age, sex, race, color, national origin or religion are encouraged to participate. Our goal is also to include individuals with special needs in our existing programs based on their need and ability. Groups or individuals serving special populations are welcome to contact the department to make program arrangements. The City of Grove City does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to its programs or activities. An ADA Coordinator has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements contained in the Department of Justice regulations implementing Subtitle A of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. §12101 et seq.), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability by public agencies. The ADA Coordinator can be contacted at 614-277-3050. www.GroveCityOhio.gov


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Parks and Recreation Year in Review: 2018 Splash pad in Fryer Park Public art in Breck Community Park Playground in Westgrove Park 12-seater bus with wheelchair lift for the Evans Center Upgraded registration software Full-color activity guide in Discover Grove City Magazine produced six times per year • Updates to the Evans Center

Acres of Park

Total: 320  Northeast .................. 38.8  Northwest ................. 89.25  Southeast .................. 74.5  Southwest ................. 118

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2018 HIGHLIGHTS

Awards

• Ohio Parks and Recreation Association: $1-$2.5 million Capital Improvement Project (Dream Field Complex) • Ellis & Associates: International Platinum Award for Safety (The Big Splash) • GameTime: Play Has No Limit: Inclusion Champion Award (Dream Field Playground)

Participation by Age Group

Total: 13,621  Preschool (0-4)........................ 2,121  Youth (5-17) ............................. 7,186  Adult (18-54) ........................... 370  55+.............................................. 2,818     

Paved Paths

• New path through former Beulah Park connecting Breck Community Park with the Town Center • Repaved path adjacent to Murfin Field • Rebuilt bridge on path behind The Big Splash

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History

• Repaired chinking in log cabins at Century Village • Moved train depot to Century Village • Continued restoration of Grant-Sawyer property

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Friday Night Grand Slam (May 4) Kickoff to Parks and Rec. Month/Concert at Gantz (July 6) Halloween Minion scavenger hunt (October) Christmas nutcracker scavenger hunt (December)

LOOKING FORWARD TO 2019 Current & Upcoming Projects

• Facility improvements for The Big Splash to celebrate its 20th anniversary • Inclusive, nature-themed playground at Gantz Park • New neighborhood park with playground in Holton Run • Increased connectivity through new paved paths » Holton Run, Claybrooke Crossing and Fryer Park » Central Crossing High School and Breck Community Park to join with Town Center through West Water Run » Pinnacle Club Drive and Scioto Grove Metro Park • Installation of artificial turf on two additional Windsor Park diamonds • Restoration of barn on Grant-Sawyer Home grounds

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Youth Sports Participation Total: 2,334  Basketball  Little League Baseball  Fall Baseball  Volleyball

Adult Sports Teams

Total: 112  Spring/Summer Softball  Fall Softball  Summer Cornhole  Fall Cornhole

The Big Splash Attendance Total: 32,775  May/June  July  August/September

Shelter & Pavilion Rentals

Total: 513 Fryer  Eagle Pavilion Gantz  Gazebo  Large Shelter  Small Shelter Windsor  Dream Field Shelter  Large Shelter The Source 19

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