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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)

Playgroup (Age 2 with Adult)

RecSchool, operated by Grove City Parks and Recreation, is a childcentered preschool that 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 offer a balance of spontaneous and planned learning experiences that include art, literacy, music, exploration, early academics, science and daily outdoor experiences. RecSchool is held 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. 2019-2020 $172/$132 month

Two-year-olds and a parent or other caring adult enjoy preschool classroom activities including, art, sensory, selfdirected and planned experiences. PlayGroup operates September through May, with two Friday morning class times: 9:15-10:15 a.m. and 10:3011:30 a.m. Registration: Call Michele Demmy, 614-871-6330, to check availability for the current school year, or to be placed on the mailing list for the following year. Registration for the next school year begins each May. Call 614-871-6330 for information.

RecSchool Registration: Call Michele Demmy, 614-871-6330, to be placed on the mailing list to receive complete registration information.

Grove City United Methodist Church, 2684 Columbus St. Contact: WeJoySing.com and 614-868-0107

2019-2020 RecSchool Registration (Ages 3-5) Call Michele Demmy, 614-871-6330, to be placed on the mailing list to receive complete registration information. Registration for each school year begins the previous February and continues until the program is full. Gantz Barn February Call 614-871-6330 for information. RecSchool Open House (Ages 3-5) Families are invited to experience a morning of RecSchool activities. While children paint a picture or build with blocks, parents can meet the teachers, ask questions and explore the classrooms. Day: Sat. Gantz Barn Jan. 26 • 9-11 a.m.

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WeJoySing (Ages 1 month-5) 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.

Friday PlaySchool (Ages 3-4) 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: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Fri. Gantz Barn $30 (NR $35) Begins Jan. 18 • 12:30-1:30 p.m. Activity #: 190119904_02

Learning Together (Ages 2½-4 with Adult) 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. Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Gantz Barn $30 (NR $35) Begins Jan. 15 • 6-7 p.m. Activity #: 190119904_01 Baby Ballet (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: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center $36 (NR $42) Begins Jan. 23 • 5-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 190110201_01

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Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center $36 (NR $42) Begins Jan. 23 • 5:30-6 p.m. Activity #: 190110201_02

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Parent & Tot Gymnastics (Age 2 with Adult) 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: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center $30 (NR $33) Begins Jan. 14 • 5-5:30 p.m. No class Jan. 21. Activity #: 190110106_01 Gymnastics: 3 & 4 Year Olds Young gymnasts learn basic skills on vault, bars, beam and floor, as they build foundational skills to advance upon, and practice following simple instructions and taking turns with others. Gymnastics: 3 Year Olds (Age 3) Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center $30 (NR $33) Begins Jan. 14 • 5:30-6 p.m. No class Jan. 21. Activity #: 190110106_02 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center $30 (NR $33) Begins Jan. 15 • 5-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 190110106_03 Gymnastics: 4 Year Olds (Age 4) Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center $30 (NR $33) Begins Jan. 15 • 6-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 190110106_04 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center $30 (NR $33) Begins Jan. 17 • 5-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 190110106_05

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Dance Basics: 3 & 4 Year Olds 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: 3 Year Olds (Age 3) Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center $25 (NR $28) Begins Jan. 15 • 5-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 190110203_01 Dance Basics: 4 Year Olds (Age 4) Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center $25 (NR $28) Begins Jan. 15 • 5:30-6 p.m. Activity #: 190110203_02 JumpBunch 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)

Sporties for Shorties (Ages 3-5) 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: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center $40 (NR $45) Begins Jan. 16 • 7-7:45 p.m. Activity #: 190110303_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 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 10 • 4:30-5:30 p.m. No class May 24 Register at ballysportsgroup.com.

Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center $40 (NR $45)

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Fri. Windsor Park $70 (NR $70)

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Begins May 10 • 5:30-6:30 p.m. No class May 24 Register at ballysportsgroup.com.

JumpBunch (Age 2) Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center $40 (NR $45) Begins Jan. 16 • 6:30-7 p.m. Activity #: 190110303_02

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Fri. Windsor Park $70 (NR $70) Begins May 10 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. No class May 24 Register at ballysportsgroup.com.

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Youth Little League® Baseball Registration (Ages 5-17)

Junior (Ages 13-14)

Grove City Parks and Recreation offers a baseball program for boys and girls ages 5-17 that teaches basic skills, sportsmanship, teamwork and enjoyment of the game. Our goal is to make the experience pleasurable for all children, parents and coaches. Be prepared to provide full payment fee, uniform size, parent/guardian signature on registration form, name and phone number for an emergency contact, and participant’s birth certificate if participating in the baseball program for the first time. Proof of residency required to receive resident fee rate. Office hours extended until 7 p.m., Tue., Feb. 26. Office is closed Feb. 18. Season starts Sat., May 4.

Windsor Park $90 (NR $100) 4-May

Through February Days: Mon.-Fri. Kingston Center Begins Feb. 1 • 8 a.m.-5 p.m. T-ball (Age 5) Windsor Park $70 (NR $80) Minor 6 (Age 6) Windsor Park $70 (NR $80) Minor 7-8 (Ages 7-8) Windsor Park $70 (NR $80) Minor 9-10 (Ages 9-10) Windsor Park $90 (NR $100) Major (Ages 11-12) Windsor Park $90 (NR $100)

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Big League (Ages 15-17) Windsor Park $90 (NR $100) 4-May Buddy Ball (Ages 5+) Buddy Ball is more than just baseball, it is about making friends, building selfesteem and treating everyone equally. It removes barriers that keep children and adults with mental and physical disabilities off the baseball field, using modifications to the equipment, rules and field, which features a tiled, rubberized surface that accommodates assistive devices. With the help of a “buddy,” players experience hitting, throwing and moving around the bases as part of a team. Those interested in participating in all ages, adult leagues or in volunteering should contact the Grove City Buddy Ball League. Registration opens Mon., Jan. 7. Mirolo Dream Field $30 May - July Visit www.gcdreamfield.com for information. Intro to Parkour for Boys Young adventurers learn to safely navigate obstacles through running, jumping, climbing, swinging and safely landing, while building strength and flexibility. Intro to Parkour: 5-7 Year Olds (Ages 5-7)

Intro to Parkour: 8-12 Year Olds (Ages 8-12) Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Gym $34 (NR $37) Begins Jan. 17 • 6:30-7 p.m. Activity #: 190120106_02 Rock-N-Roller for 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: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $32 (NR $35) Begins Jan. 14 • 6:30-7 p.m. No class Jan. 21. Activity #: 190120106_03 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Gym $32 (NR $35) Begins Jan. 17 • 6:30-7 p.m. Activity #: 190120106_04 Rising Star for 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: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $36 (NR $39) Begins Jan. 14 • 7:30-8:15 p.m. No class Jan. 21. Activity #: 190120106_05 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Gym $36 (NR $39) Begins Jan. 17 • 7:30-8:15 p.m. Activity #: 190120106_06

Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Gym $34 (NR $37) Begins Jan. 17 • 6-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 190120106_01

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Rock Stars I for Boys (Ages 5-8) Boys learn basic skills on vault, bar and floor while performing strength and flexibility training. Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $27 (NR $30) Begins Jan. 14 • 7-7:30 p.m. No class Jan. 21. Activity #: 190120106_07 Rock Stars II for 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. Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Gym $27 (NR $30) Begins Jan. 15 • 7-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 190120106_08 Advanced Gymnastics For information on more advanced gymnastics classes available in Grove City, send an email to grovecityrecgymnastics@gmail.com. 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 • Day: Sat. Skate America, 4357 Broadway $59 Begins Jan. 5 • 10-11 a.m. Register with Skate America Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Sat. Skate America, 4357 Broadway $59 Begins Feb. 2 • 10-11 a.m. Register with Skate America

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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: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center $36 (NR $42) Begins Jan. 23 • 6-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 190120201_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: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center $36 (NR $42) Begins Jan. 23 • 6:30-7 p.m. Activity #: 190120201_02 Dance Basics

Dance Basics: 5-7 Year Olds (Ages 5-7) Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center $30 (NR $33) Begins Jan. 15 • 6-6:45 p.m. Activity #: 190120203_01 Dance Basics: 8-10 Year Olds (Ages 8-10) Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center $30 (NR $33) Begins Jan. 15 • 6:45-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 190120203_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. 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 $25 (NR $30)

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F.A.S.T.E.R. 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. No class Jan. 21, Feb. 14 or Feb. 18. F.A.S.T.E.R. (Ages 8-12) Wks: 4 • Classes: 5 • Days: Mon., Wed. Kingston Center $44 (NR $49) Begins Jan. 14 • 5:30-6:30 p.m. No class Jan. 21. Activity #: 190120306_03 Wks: 3 • Classes: 5 • Days: Tue., Thu. Kingston Center $44 (NR $49) Begins Jan. 15 • 5:30-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 190120306_04 Wks: 4 • Classes: 7 • Days: Mon., Wed. Kingston Center $62 (NR $70) Begins Feb. 4 • 5:30-6:30 p.m. No class Feb. 18 Activity #: 190220306_03 Wks: 4 • Classes: 7 • Days: Tue., Thu. Kingston Center $62 (NR $70) Begins Feb. 5 • 5:30-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 190220306_04 F.A.S.T.E.R. (Ages 13-18) Wks: 4 • Classes: 5 • Days: Mon., Wed. Kingston Center $44 (NR $49) Begins Jan. 14 • 4:30-5:30 p.m. No class Jan. 21. Activity #: 190120306_01 Wks: 3 • Classes: 5 • Days: Tue., Thu. Kingston Center $44 (NR $49) Begins Jan. 15 • 4:30-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 190120306_02 Wks: 5 • Classes: 7 • Days: Mon., Wed. Kingston Center $62 (NR $70) Begins Feb. 4 • 4:30-5:30 p.m. No class Feb. 18 Activity #: 190220306_01

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Wks: 4 • Classes: 7 • Days: Tue., Thu. Kingston Center $62 (NR $70) Begins Feb. 5 • 4:30-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 190220306_02 Big Amazing Art! Paint & More (Ages 6-12) Cover a variety of styles and techniques while focusing on the process, using quality materials and supplies found in an artist’s studio like pastels, watercolors, acrylics and more. Take home a finished piece each class. Art supplies furnished. Dress to get messy/ bring a smock. Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center $40 (NR $45) Begins Jan. 16 • 6-6:45 p.m. Activity #: 190120402_01 Camp Crafts (Ages 6-10) Forget about the cold weather! Think summer thoughts while creating common camp crafts, including bead key chains, friendship bracelets, God’s eyes and more.

Valentine Cookie Plate (Ages 8-12) Serve up creativity this Valentine’s Day: decorate a cookie plate and cookies to take home or give to a sweetie. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center $12 (NR $14) Feb. 7 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 190220413_01 Karate: Peewee Beginner (Ages 4-7) Learn basic karate movements, the martial arts philosophy and the importance of concentration and confidence. Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center $45 (NR $50) Begins Jan. 14 • 5-5:30 p.m. No class Jan. 21. Activity #: 190120601_01 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center $45 (NR $50) Begins Jan. 15 • 6-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 190120601_02

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

Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center $45 (NR $50)

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Begins Jan. 16 • 5-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 190120601_03

Soap (Ages 5-8) Make regular molded soap and bath bombs in a good, clean, fun workshop.

Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center $45 (NR $50) Begins Jan. 17 • 5-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 190120601_04

Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Wed. Gantz Farmhouse $10 (NR $12) Jan. 23 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 190120410_01 Snowman Jars (Ages 6-10) Let it snow! Create a festive snowman candy jar using a flowerpot, mason jar and tea light. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center $10 (NR $12) Jan. 24 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 190120413_01

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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: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center $45 (NR $50) Begins Jan. 14 • 5:30-6 p.m. No class Jan. 21. Activity #: 190120602_01 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center $45 (NR $50) Begins Jan. 15 • 6:30-7 p.m. Activity #: 190120602_02 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center $45 (NR $50) Begins Jan. 16 • 5:30-6 p.m. Activity #: 190120602_03 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center $45 (NR $50) Begins Jan. 17 • 6:30-7 p.m. Activity #: 190120602_04 Breakfast Pizza (Ages 9-12) Pizza for breakfast does not have to mean cold leftovers. Learn to cook up a breakfast pizza featuring eggs and cheese that is great any time of day. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Tue. Gantz Farmhouse $18 (NR $21) Begins Jan. 15 • 6-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 190120701_01 Sweet Valentine Treats (Ages 9-12)

Kids in the Kitchen: Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate (Ages 6-8) Children learn to read recipes and execute basic kitchen-safety and cooking techniques, while creating delicious chocolate treats just in time for Valentine’s Day! Wks: 3 • Classes: 3 • Day: Thu. Gantz Farmhouse $42 (NR $47) Begins Jan. 17 • 6-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 190120701_02 Awesome Hawaiian Dip (Ages 5-8) Conjure thoughts of swaying palm trees and gentle surf during our Ohio winter with this tropical dip for fruit or cookies. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Wed. Gantz Farmhouse $6 (NR $7) Feb. 20 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 190220701_02 Minute to Win It Challenge: Parent & Child (Ages 7-12 with Adult) Team up with a parent or grandparent and join us for a fun night of fast and goofy games. Fee includes one child and one adult. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center $14 (NR $16) Feb. 21 • 6:30-8 p.m. Activity #: 190220808_01 Little Veterinarian School: The Vet’s Office (Ages 5-12)

Children role-play and explore the exciting world of veterinarians while Make sweet candy treats for Valentine’s gaining knowledge about the bodies Day, creating different confections each of animals, science and medicine. Through interactive demonstrations, class to take home and share while crafts and games, kids learn to take celebrating the holiday. care of a pet using instruments real Wks: 2 • Classes: 2 • Day: Tue. veterinarians use. Gantz Farmhouse Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. $30 (NR $34) Kingston Center Begins Feb. 5 • 6-7:30 p.m. $138 (NR $153) Activity #: 190220701_01 Begins Jan. 24 • 6-7 p.m. Activity #: 190121001_01 8 The Source

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. Days: Mon.-Fri. Bolton Crossing, Buckeye Woods, Highland Park, J.C. Sommer, Monterey, Richard Avenue Elementaries $187 per month School Days • 2:30-6 p.m. Call 614-277-3050 for information. 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. Days: Mon.-Fri. Kingston Center $95 per month School Days • 6-8 a.m. Call 614-277-3050 for information.

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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. Days: Mon.-Fri. Kingston Center $107 per month School Days • 6-9 a.m. Call 614-277-3050 for information. Karate: Beginner (Ages 8+) Develop concentration and confidence, with an emphasis on martial arts philosophy, while learning karate basics, movement drills, kata (forms) and non-contact sparring. Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center $60 (NR $65) Begins Jan. 14 • 6-7 p.m. Activity #: 190160603_01 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center $60 (NR $65) Begins Jan. 15 • 7-8 p.m. Activity #: 190160603_02 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center $60 (NR $65) Begins Jan. 16 • 6-7 p.m. Activity #: 190160603_03 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center $60 (NR $65) Begins Jan. 17 • 7-8 p.m. Activity #: 190160603_04

Karate: Beginner Twice per Week (Ages 8+)

Karate: Advanced Twice per Week (Ages 8+)

Wks: 4 • Classes: 8 • Days: Mon.-Thu. Kingston Center $80 (NR $85)

Wks: 4 • Classes: 8 • Days: Mon.-Thu. Kingston Center $80 (NR $85)

Begins Jan. 14 • 5-8 p.m. Activity #: 190160603_05

Begins Jan. 17 • 5-8 p.m. Activity #: 190160604_05

Karate: Advanced (Ages 8+) Build concentration and confidence, with an emphasis on martial arts philosophy, while learning karate basics, movement drills, kata (forms) and non-contact sparring. Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center $60 (NR $65) Begins Jan. 14 • 7-8 p.m. Activity #: 190160604_01 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center $60 (NR $65)

VIP Teens for Grove City (Ages 12-18) 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.

Begins Jan. 15 • 5-6 p.m. Activity #: 190160604_02 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center $60 (NR $65) Begins Jan. 16 • 7-8 p.m. Activity #: 190160604_03 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center $60 (NR $65) Begins Jan. 17 • 5-6 p.m. Activity #: 190160604_04

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Adult Shelter/Gazebo Rentals Grove City offers shelters suitable for large gatherings. Windsor Park has two large shelter houses, and Gantz Park has a gazebo, one large* and one small shelter house available for rent. Reservations for 2019 open 8 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 22. Call 614-277-3050. Visit GroveCityOhio.gov for more information including fees and policies. *Due to renovations, the Gantz large shelter is unavailable until July 1. Summer Sizzle Call for Entries The George Edge Music Plaza on Broadway is filled with the sound of live music Friday evenings, June through August, as Grove City hosts the free Summer Sizzle Concert Series. The City is looking for musicians to participate in the 2019 series by playing a 90-minute set from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Entertainers interested in performing a Summer Sizzle Concert must return a completed electronic application before 5 p.m., Fri., Feb. 8. Applications are available at GroveCityOhio.gov. Call 614-277-3058 for more information. Kingston Center Jan. 2 - Feb. 8 Call 614-277-3058 for information. Ballroom/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 $18 (NR $20) Begins Jan. 8 • 7-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 190140202_01 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Evans Center $18 (NR $20) Begins Feb. 5 • 7-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 190240202_01

Square Dance Plus (Ages 18+) Polish your dancing in the third set of classes for Grove City Western Squares (GCWS). The instructor teaches a last set of moves to make you a competent dancer with GCWS members there to help. Prereqs: Basic and Mainstream Square Dance Lessons. Wks: 10 • Classes: 10 • Day: Mon. Evans Center $20 (NR $25) Begins Feb. 25 • 7:30-9:30 p.m. Activity #: 190240204_01 Yoga (Ages 18+) 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 have an empty stomach. Toni Weeks, registered yoga instructor, leads. Monday Yoga Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Mon. Evans Center $22 (NR $24) Begins Feb. 4 • 6-7 p.m. Activity #: 190240301_01 Wednesday Yoga Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Wed. Evans Center $22 (NR $24) Begins Feb. 6 • 6-7 p.m. Activity #: 190240301_02 Karate Karate is a great way to build mental and physical health no matter your age. Build concentration and confidence with an emphasis on martial arts philosophy while learning karate basics, movement drills, kata (forms) and non-contact sparring. See pages 8-9 for details on Karate classes.

Rev+Flow (Ages 18+) This brand new fitness experience is low impact and high intensity. Strengthen and sculpt muscles while being kind to your joints as you increase endurance, balance and flexibility with easy-to-follow movements and motivating music. All fitness levels welcome! Bring a mat. Led by Theresa Wahl. More info at facebook. com/groups/REFITwithTheresa. Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Wed. Evans Center $20 (NR $22) Begins Jan. 9 • 7:15-8:15 p.m. Activity #: 190140399_01 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Wed. Evans Center $20 (NR $22) Begins Feb. 6 • 7:15-8:15 p.m. Activity #: 190240399_01 TRX (Ages 18+) Improve cardiovascular and muscular fitness with TRX body suspension training! Build muscle, increase flexibility and tighten the core to create a more powerful body, and increase mobility and prevent injuries, always at the intensity YOU choose! For all fitness levels, ages, shapes and sizes. Students must bring their own mat and water bottle for the class. Jeff Pearson instructs. Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center $35 (NR $40) Begins Jan. 31 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 190140307_01

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Zumba® (Ages 18+)

Herb Garden Planning Tutorial (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.

Beginner and seasoned gardeners: nurture fresh ideas and plans! Discuss ways to create a garden that suits your needs and lifestyle with our Gantz Garden planning expert. Learn the varieties of herbs, how to site a garden and ways to integrate your ideas into existing beds and pots. Participants design their own garden plan; bring a photo of the site if possible.

Day: Thu. Evans Center Auditorium $5 per class

Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Tue. Gantz Farmhouse $20 (NR $23)

6:30-7:30 p.m. Drop in 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. Reach 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. Day: Sat. Evans Center Auditorium $8 per class 10:15-11:15 a.m. Drop in Williamsburg Wreath (Ages 18+) Make a gorgeous spring wreath like you would find in Colonial Williamsburg using all-natural materials from the Gantz cutting garden. Wreath forms, dried flowers, ribbons and inspiration supplied. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Sat. Gantz Farmhouse $25 (NR $28) Feb. 16 • 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Activity #: 190240410_01

Feb. 26 • 7-8 p.m. Activity #: 190240904_01 Aromatherapy Essentials (Ages 18+) Saturday Morning Breakfast (Ages 18+) Start the day with a nutritious breakfast. Traditional breakfast foods are great for any meal or time of the day. Learn about and try some new quick, easy and nutritious breakfast foods. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Sat. Gantz Farmhouse $25 (NR $30) Feb. 2 • 9:30-11:30 a.m. Activity #: 190240701_01 Herbs & Honey Spa Class & Lunch (Ages 18+) Treat yourself to a relaxing and revitalizing spa morning using natural herbs and honey. Make and use an Egyptian honey mask, orange-honey lotion bars and a recipe for honeylemon hair mask. Then dine on an Asian noodle salad and honey-citrus sorbet. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Sat. Gantz Farmhouse $35 (NR $38) Jan. 19 • 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Activity #: 190140904_01

Do you love the natural scents of herbs and flowers? Review what makes a quality essential oil, where to buy them, how to safely and effectively use them for aromatherapy benefits, and sample homemade products. Receive four sample essential oils and recipes to make your own products. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Tue. Gantz Farmhouse $18 (NR $20) Jan. 22 • 7-8 p.m. Activity #: 190140904_02 Adopt-A-Street/Park Program (Ages All) Join Keep Grove City Beautiful in ensuring Grove City stays clean, safe and beautiful. Civic organizations, families, churches, school groups and individuals have the opportunity to lend a hand in collecting litter from City streets and parks and planting flowers in public areas. Citizens of all ages can make a difference and enhance Grove City’s quality of life. In recognition of your efforts, signs are installed identifying the group as a contributor in their designated area. Call 614-277-3058 for information.

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55+ 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. Day: Wed. Evans Center Free Wed., Jan. 2 • 1 p.m. Drop in Day: Wed. Evans Center Free Wed., Feb. 6 • 1 p.m. Drop in Computer Lab (Ages 55+) The Evans Center is fully equipped with desktop computers to meet your technology needs. Services are free; sign up for a user ID and password at the front desk. Days: Mon.-Fri. Evans Center Free Mon.-Fri. • 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 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.

Transportation Program (Ages 55+) Transportation services are provided to Grove City/Jackson Township residents for Grove City-area destinations. The buses transport non-driving seniors to and from Center activities, as well as to local grocery stores, banks or medical appointments. One bus is equipped with a wheelchair lift, 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 are closed for inclement weather. Please note: bus drivers are no longer accepting payment; contact the office to pay for trips. Days: Mon.-Fri. $2 per trip Mon.-Fri. • 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Schedule appointment (at least 3 days before): 614-277-1066 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. Evans Center Contact the Evans Center Front Desk.

Day: Tue. Evans Center Free 2nd Tue. • 1 p.m. Drop in

Meals-on-Wheels: Volunteer to Help a Needy Neighbor (Ages All) 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-onWheels 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. Register with LifeCare Alliance Call LifeCare Alliance Volunteer Services at 614-437-2859. Senior Options (Ages 60+) 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

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Senior Yoga (Ages 55+)

Senior Exercise (Ages 55+)

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 614-278-3152 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.

Reap the mental and physical benefits of yoga. Toni Weeks instructs classes designed especially for seniors.

Keep those joints and muscles moving. We lead exercises designed for active seniors.

Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Evans Center $15

Wks: 5 • Classes: 8 • Days: Mon., Wed. Evans Center $15

Begins Jan. 8 • 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Activity #: 190150301_01

Days: Mon.-Fri. Evans Center $2

Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Evans Center $15

Begins Jan. 2 • 10:30-11:30 a.m. No class Jan. 21 Activity #: 190150303_01

Mon.-Fri. • 11:45 a.m. Call 614-278-3152 one day in advance to make a reservation.

Begins Feb. 5 • 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Activity #: 190250301_01

Meals-on-Wheels Meal Delivery (Ages 55+) Meals-on-Wheels provides hot meals and a message of loving concern for the home-bound through LifeCare Alliance. Call 614-277-1060 for more information on being set up to receive meals. Guardian Angel Home Health Care Blood Pressure Screening (Ages 55+)

Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Thu. Evans Center $15 Begins Jan. 10 • 9-10 a.m. Activity #: 190150301_02 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Thu. Evans Center $15 Begins Feb. 7 • 9-10 a.m. Activity #: 190250301_02 Chair Stretch (Ages 55+)

Guardian Angel Home Health Care Dealing with arthritis or joint pain? representatives perform blood pressure Join in exercises designed for seniors screenings. who find it difficult to work out while standing or have trouble getting up Day: Wed. and down for floor exercises. Bring light Evans Center one- or two-pound weights. No class Free Jan. 21, Feb. 18. 2nd Wed. • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wks: 5 • Classes: 8 • Days: Mon., Wed. Drop in Evans Center $15 Amity Home Healthcare Blood Pressure Screening Begins Jan. 2 • 9:30-10:15 a.m. (Ages 55+) No class Jan. 21 Activity #: 190150302_01 A nurse from Amity Home Healthcare stops in monthly to conduct blood Wks: 5 • Classes: 7 • Days: Mon., Wed. pressure checks. Evans Center $15 Day: Wed. Evans Center Begins Feb. 4 • 9:30-10:15 a.m. Free No class Feb. 18 Activity #: 190250302_01 3rd Wed. • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Drop in

Wks: 5 • Classes: 7 • Days: Mon., Wed. Evans Center $15 Begins Feb. 4 • 10:30-11:30 a.m. No class Feb. 18 Activity #: 190250303_02 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 $15 Begins Jan. 9 • 2-3 p.m. Activity #: 190150309_01 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Wed. Evans Center $15 Begins Feb. 6 • 2-3 p.m. Activity #: 190250309_01 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. Day: Fri. Evans Center Classroom Free Fri. • 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Drop in

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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 Jan. 2 • 8 a.m.-4 p.m. No class Jan. 21 Register with the Evans Center Wks: 4 • Days: Mon.-Fri. Evans Center $15 per month Begins Feb. 1 • 8 a.m.-4 p.m. No class Feb. 18 Register with the Evans Center 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. Day: Wed. Evans Center Free 3rd Wed. • 1-2 p.m. Drop in 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.

Lunch & Learn: Healthy Lifestyles (Ages 55+) Learn to live a healthy lifestyle and prevent aches and pains caused by weight gain. Includes a comprehensive evaluation, therapeutic interventions and education for patients and caregivers. Melissa Stalter with Heartland Rehabilitation Services leads. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Evans Center Free; registration required Feb. 7 • 1-2 p.m. Activity #: 190250810_01 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. Day: Wed. Evans Center $7 materials fee Wed. • 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Drop in

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. Day: Mon. Evans Center Free Mon. • 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Drop in Vocal Chorus (Ages 55+) New singers are always welcome to join this group of music lovers without auditioning. Carol Barnick directs. Day: Fri. Evans Center Free Fri. • 9 a.m. Drop in 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.

Day: Tue. Evans Center Free 4th Tue. • 7 p.m. Drop in

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Cooking Healthy for One (Ages 55+) It is tempting for those living alone to forego cooking for themselves, relying on unhealthy fast food or snack items or even skipping meals. Lesa Corbin with Pampered Chef helps you prepare tasty, simple, nutritious meals just for you. Evans Center Free; registration required. Material fee applies. Cooking Healthy for One: Salad Jar Make a layered salad in a jar to take home and enjoy. Ingredients, recipe and jar included. Bring $20 to class for supplies. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Mon. Evans Center Free; registration required. Material fee applies. Jan. 7 • 2:30-3:30 p.m. Activity #: 190150701_01 Cooking Healthy for One: Veggie Chili One Pot Meal Prepare a wonderful Vegetarian Chili to a step-by-step demonstration with sampling. Take home a meal and recipe to recreate it later. Bring $10 to class for supplies. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Evans Center Free; registration required. Material fee applies. Feb. 28 • 2:30-3:30 p.m. Activity #: 190250701_01 Phase 10 Card Fun (Ages 55+) Join staff and new friends for a rummytype card game with a challenging and exciting twist! No experience needed. Bring a snack to share if you like. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Free; registration required Jan. 18 • 1-3 p.m. Activity #: 190150805_01

Lunch Bunch & Supper Club (Ages 55+) Don’t eat alone! Join our gourmet diners and head to different restaurants for a variety of dining experiences (on you own) including door-to-door transportation via a minibus. Departs the Evans Center $5 Lunch Bunch: Cimi’s Bistro Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Departs the Evans Center $5 Jan. 24 • 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Activity #: 190150802_01 Lunch Bunch: Quaker Steak & Lube Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Tue. Departs the Evans Center $5 Feb. 5 • 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Activity #: 190250802_01 Supper Club: Red Lobster Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Tue. Departs the Evans Center $5 Jan. 8 • 4-8 p.m. Activity #: 190150802_02 Supper Club: Villa Nova Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Mon. Departs the Evans Center $5

Friday Flicks (Ages 55+) 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. Day: Fri. Evans Center Free; registration required The Greatest Showman Celebrate the birth of show business with the tale of the visionary P.T. Barnum who rose from nothing to create a spectacular circus that became a worldwide sensation. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Free; registration required Jan. 11 • 12:30-3:30 p.m. Activity #: 190150804_01 15:17 to Paris See the true story of a train bound for Paris, a terrorist and three American Marine buddies who stopped an attack. Jeffrey E. Stern, Spencer Stone, Anthony Sadler and Alek Skarlatos - the actual heroes - play themselves. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Free; registration required Feb. 8 • 12:30-3:30 p.m. Activity #: 190250804_01

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Bunko Party (Ages 55+) Join staff members in a progressive dice game that allows for visiting during play. Bring $1 for prizes for high score, low score and most Bunkos rolled. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Free; registration required Feb. 1 • 1-3 p.m. Activity #: 190250805_01 Canasta (Ages 55+) Interested in canasta? Stack the deck for fun and join your Evans Center friends for a fun-filled card game. Wks: 5 • Classes: 5 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Free; registration required Begins Jan. 2 • 12:30-3 p.m. Activity #: 190150805_02 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Free; registration required Begins Feb. 6 • 12:30-3 p.m. Activity #: 190250805_02 Euchre (Ages 55+) Gather with friends for rousing games of euchre. Bring your favorite snack to share. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Auditorium Free; registration required Jan. 25 • 1-4 p.m. Activity #: 190150805_03 Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Auditorium Free; registration required Feb. 22 • 1-4 p.m. Activity #: 190250805_03

Shop & Dine: Tuttle Crossing & Ruby Tuesday (Ages 55+) Enjoy the luxury of door-to-door service to area shopping malls for a great way to shop or people watch without parking hassles. Then, grab lunch (on your own). Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Mon. Departs the Evans Center $5 Feb. 11 • 9:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. Activity #: 190250809_01 Eldorado Casino (Ages 55+) Enjoy gaming fun; hop on the minibus for at-the-door drop off. Includes $20 worth of free play and half-price buffet for seniors. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Wed. Departs the Evans Center $5 Jan. 9 • 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Activity #: 190150807_01 Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Wed. Departs the Evans Center $5 Feb. 13 • 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Activity #: 190250807_01 Winter Hop (Ages 55+) Climb aboard the minibus as we hop around for bingo, dessert and music at a few of our favorite business partners who provide senior living options like West Park, Monterey, Carriage Court and StoryPoint. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Departs the Evans Center $5 Jan. 31 • 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Activity #: 190150807_02

American Whistle Factory Tour (Ages 55+) From coaches and referees to personalsafety practitioners and police officers, safety whistles straight from America’s heartland play a vital role in the lives of millions of people daily. Bring $5 for entry fee. Lunch at The Worthington Inn (on your own). Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Tue. Departs the Evans Center $5 Jan. 15 • 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Activity #: 190150807_03 SWACO Tour (Ages 55+) Learn the unique ways SWACO diverts materials from the landfill and protects public health. Presentation includes a discussion and slideshow outlining the engineering, regulations and monitoring of a modern day sanitary landfill. Lunch follows at City Barbeque (on your own). Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Tue. Departs the Evans Center $5 Feb. 19 • 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Activity #: 190250807_02 Anthony Thomas Candy Factory Tour (Ages 55+) Anthony Thomas, one of the largest family-owned and operated candy companies in the Midwest, employs 200+ and produces 15 tons of candy per shift daily. View the candymaking process from kitchen to final packaging. Bring $2 for entry; receive a $2 coupon for the gift shop. Lunch follows at Starliner Diner (on your own). Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Wed. Departs the Evans Center $5 Feb. 27 • 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Activity #: 190250807_03

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LaComedia: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat (Ages 55+) This upbeat adaptation of a biblical story dramatizes how a young man, sold into slavery by his jealous brothers, catches the eye of the Egyptian pharaoh through his gift of interpreting dreams. This allows him to save his country from starvation by predicting a terrible famine. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Departs the Evans Center $47 Feb. 21 • 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Activity #: 190250807_04 Showtime at Der Dutchman: New Mystery Show (Ages 55+) Engaging, exciting, enjoyable and entertaining - this new mystery show is an opportunity to experience the unexpected. Come on, take a chance, you won’t be sorry: the good time is no mystery! Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Wed. Departs the Evans Center $47 Apr. 24 • 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Activity #: 190450807_01 Wii Bowling Extravaganza (Ages 55+)

Winter Ball (Ages 55+) Dress up for an elegant evening with fine dining, music, dancing and so much more. Entertainment by our very own Grove City Jazz Band. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Evans Center Auditorium $15 Jan. 17 • 5:30-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 190150808_02

Kick off a new year of Wii bowling with a bang. If you participated in the 2018 Wii bowling season, join us for a grand awards and recognition banquet. Sign up and bring a dessert to share with your Wii bowling friends.

Lilacs & Leisure on Mackinac Island (Ages 18+) Embark on a summer retreat on a beautiful island in Lake Huron during the annual Mackinac Island Lilac Festival. Take a horse-drawn carriage ride to the famed Grand Hotel for your stay where you can enjoy nightly entertainment by the Grand Hotel Orchestra and a guided tour of the Grand Garden. Includes four meals and two nights of accommodations. Fees: $200 due at booking; remainder by Apr. 12. Days: 3 • Nights: 2 • Days: Wed.-Fri. Departs the Evans Center $999 double occupancy Apr. 12-14 Contact the Evans Center Front Desk

Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Free; registration required Jan. 4 • 1-3 p.m. Activity #: 190150808_01

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Registration

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.

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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

Discover Grove City's The Source - January/February 2019  
Discover Grove City's The Source - January/February 2019