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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. 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. 2019-2020 RecSchool Registration: Call Michele Demmy, 614871-6330, for information. Gantz Barn Morning and afternoon options 2019-2020 Registration: Call Michele Demmy, 614-871-6330, for information. Playgroup (Ages: 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.

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 Parent & Tot Gymnastics (Age: 2) Toddlers develop fine and gross motor skills and coordination as they practice following direction and taking turns while spending quality time with a parent and preparing for more advanced classes.

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Begins: Sept. 9 • 6:30-7 p.m. No class: Oct. 14 Activity #: 190910106_04 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Gym $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Sept. 10 • 5-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 190910106_05 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Gym $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Sept. 12 • 5-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 190910106_06 Gymnastics (Ages: 3-4) Best for 3 year olds with some experience and beginner 4 year olds.

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $45 (NR: $50)

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Gym $45 (NR: $50)

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Begins: Sept. 10 • 5:30-6 p.m. Activity #: 190910106_07

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Sept. 9 • 5:30-6 p.m. No class: Oct. 14 Activity #: 190910106_02 Gymnastics (Ages: 3-4) Young gymnasts learn basic skills in vault, bars, beam and floor. They practice following directions and taking turns while establishing gymnastics foundations to build upon in more advanced classes. Gymnastics (Age: 3) Best for 3 year olds just starting out.

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Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $45 (NR: $50)

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $45 (NR: $50)

Gymnastics (Age: 4) Best for 4 year olds with some experience. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Sept. 9 • 7-7:30 p.m. No class: Oct. 14 Activity #: 190910106_08 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Gym $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Sept. 10 • 6-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 190910106_09 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Gym $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Sept. 12 • 5:30-6 p.m. Activity #: 190910106_10

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JumpBunch (Ages: 11⁄2-2 years)

New dancers are introduced to the fundamentals of ballet while developing coordination, balance and grace. Children sign up according to age and ability, and must be toilet trained. Ballet shoes or slippers needed. Tami Kelly instructs. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 9 $55 (NR: $60) Begins: Sept. 11 • 5:30-6 p.m. Activity #: 190910201_01 Modern Dance (Ages: 3-4) While learning the jazz dance style, students adapt bold and dynamic body movements and techniques that can be applied to a wide variety of modern dances. Develop skills that will allow you to grow as a dancer and enhance your journey for future dance. Experienced instructor Lindsay Maynard leads. Modern Dance (Age: 3)

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: 6 • Classes: 8 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Gym $80 (NR: $90) Begins: Sept. 11 • 6-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 190910303_01 JumpBunch (Age: 2) Wks: 6 • Classes: 8 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Gym $80 (NR: $90) Begins: Sept. 11 • 6:30-7 p.m. Activity #: 190910303_02 Sporties for Shorties (Ages: 3-5)

Begins: Sept. 10 • 5-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 190910203_01

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: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 4 $48 (NR: $53)

Wks: 8 • Classes: 8 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Gym $80 (NR: $90)

Begins: Sept. 10 • 5:30-6 p.m. Activity #: 190910203_03

Begins: Sept. 11 • 7-7:45 p.m. Activity #: 190910303_03

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 4 $48 (NR: $53)

Modern Dance (Age: 4) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 4 $48 (NR: $53) Begins: Sept. 10 • 6-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 190910203_02

Grownup & Me ART! (Ages: 3-6 with Adult) Create together while exploring a variety of art materials and techniques with an emphasis on art process. Dress to get messy/bring a smock. Fee covers one child and one adult. Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 2 $40 (NR: $45) Begins: Sept. 5 • 6-6:45 p.m. Activity #: 190910402_01 Wks: 5 • Classes: 5 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 2 $50 (NR: $55) Begins: Oct. 3 • 6-6:45 p.m. Activity #: 191010402_01 Friday PlaySchool (Ages: 3-5 1⁄2) Children gain independence and confidence while learning to work and play with others in a child-centered classroom setting. Each week’s activities include creative art, sensory exploration, social play and singing at circle time. Wks: 8 • Classes: 8 • Day: Fri. Gantz Barn, Upstairs $56 (NR: $64) Begins: Sept. 13 • 12:30-1:30 p.m. Activity #: 190919904_02 Learning Together (Ages: 2 1⁄2-4 with Adult) 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: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Gantz Barn, Downstairs $42 (NR: $47) Begins: Sept. 17 • 6:15-7:15 p.m. Activity #: 190919904_01

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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 at the Kingston Center. 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. School Days Kingston Center $95 per month Days: Mon.-Fri. • 6-8 a.m. Follows SWCSD schedule Register in person at the Kingston Center. www.GroveCityOhio.gov

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 at the Kingston Center. Skating Lessons (Ages: 4-12)

Skating Lessons (Ages: 4-12) Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Sat. Skate America, 4357 Broadway $59 (NR $59) Begins: Oct. 5 • 12:15-1:15 p.m. Register with Skate America 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.

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 (NR $59) Begins: Sept. 7 • 12:15-1:15 p.m. Register with Skate America

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Rock-n-Roller for Girls (Ages: 5-10) Beginning gymnasts learn basic skills on vault, bar, beam and floor then build on these foundation skills as they advance through the program. Rock-n-Roller (Ages: 5-7) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $51 (NR: $56) Begins: Sept. 9 • 7:30-8 p.m. Activity #: 190920106_05 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Gym $51 (NR: $56) Parkour (Ages: 5-12) Participants build strength and flexibility as they learn to safely navigate obstacles by running, jumping, climbing, swinging and landing safely. Parkour (Ages: 5-7) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Gym $52 (NR: $58)

Begins: Sept. 10 • 6:30-7 p.m. Activity #: 190920106_06 Rock-n-Roller (Ages: 7-10) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Gym $51 (NR: $56) Begins: Sept. 10 • 7-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 190920106_07 Ballet: Princess (Ages: 5-7)

Begins: Sept. 12 • 6-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 190920106_01

Develop coordination, balance and grace while being introduced to the fundamentals of ballet. Soft-soled shoes or slippers needed. Tami Kelly instructs.

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Gym $52 (NR: $58)

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 9 $55 (NR: $60)

Begins: Sept. 12 • 6:30-7 p.m. Activity #: 190920106_02

Begins: Sept. 11 • 6-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 190920201_01

Parkour (Ages: 8-10) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Gym $52 (NR: $58) Begins: Sept. 12 • 7-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 190920106_03 Parkour (Ages: 11-12) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Gym $52 (NR: $58) Begins: Sept. 12 • 7:30-8 p.m. Activity #: 190920106_04 6 The Source

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: $60) Begins: Sept. 11 • 6:30-7 p.m. Activity #: 190920201_02

Modern Dance (Ages: 5-10) While learning the jazz dance style, students adapt bold and dynamic body movements and techniques that can be applied to a wide variety of modern dances. Develop skills that will allow you to grow as a dancer and enhance your journey for future dance. Experienced instructor Lindsay Maynard leads. Modern Dance (Ages: 5-7) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 4 $52 (NR: $60) Begins: Sept. 10 • 6:45-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 190920203_01 Modern Dance (Ages: 8-10) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 4 $52 (NR: $60) Begins: Sept. 10 • 7:30-8:15 p.m. Activity #: 190920203_02 ART Fundamentals (Ages: 8-12) Learn and create artwork by combining techniques like sketching, painting, collage and more. Projects may continue from week to week as work becomes more complicated. Dress to get messy/bring a smock. Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 2 $40 (NR: $45) Begins: Sept. 3 • 7-7:45 p.m. Activity #: 190920402_02 Wks: 5 • Classes: 5 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 2 $50 (NR: $55) Begins: Oct. 1 • 7-7:45 p.m. Activity #: 191020402_02

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Big Amazing Art! Paint & More (Ages: 6-10) 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: Tue. Kingston Center Room 2 $40 (NR: $45) Begins: Sept. 3 • 6-6:45 p.m. Activity #: 190920402_01 Wks: 5 • Classes: 5 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 2 $50 (NR: $55) Begins: Oct. 1 • 6-6:45 p.m. Activity #: 191020402_01 Dog Cookie Treat Jar (Ages: 5-9) Make a container to store pet treats from terra cotta pots painted in your dog’s favorite colors. Dress to get messy. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Gantz Farmhouse $15 (NR: $18) Sept. 11 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 190920410_01 Edible Fall Art (Ages: 5-10) Design fall creations featuring edible treats shaped like pumpkins, scary spiders, witches’ hats and more! Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 2 $14 (NR: $16) Sept. 11 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 190920412_01 Halloween Art (Ages: 5-10)

Pumpkin Carving (Ages: 5-12 with Adult) Get into the Halloween spirit: bring a pumpkin and we will provide you tools and decorations to make your squash boo-tiful in this child-parent activity! Dress to get messy: pumpkins carving is sloppy business. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 2 $12 (NR: $14) Oct. 23 • 6:30-8 p.m. Activity #: 191020413_02 Find A Fossil (Ages: 7-12) Play the role of paleontologist, excavating and sifting through gravel to uncover ancient “fossils!” Paleontologists might find shark teeth, skate teeth, gastropods, ancient turtle shells and other fossils during this amazing adventure! Dress to get messy/wet - fossling is a fun, but dirty business!

Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 2 Get your scary on and join us for a night of boo-tiful art, making crafts that $10 (NR: $12) fit right into the Halloween spirit. Sept. 18 • 7-8 p.m. Activity #: 190920902_01 Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 2 $10 (NR: $12)

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: Sept. 9 • 5-5:30 p.m. No class: Oct. 14 Activity #: 190920601_01 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 3 $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Sept. 10 • 6-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 190920601_02 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 3 $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Sept. 11 • 5-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 190920601_03 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 3 $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Sept. 12 • 6-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 190920601_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 9 $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Sept. 9 • 5:30-6 p.m. No class: Oct. 14 Activity #: 190920602_01 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 9 $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Sept. 10 • 6:30-7 p.m. Activity #: 190920602_02 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 9 $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Sept. 11 • 5:30-6 p.m. Activity #: 190920602_03 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 9 $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Sept. 12 • 6:30-7 p.m. Activity #: 190920602_04 Karate: Beginner (Ages: 8+)

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 9 $60 (NR: $65) Begins: Sept. 12 • 7-8 p.m. Activity #: 190960603_04 Karate: Beginner Twice a Week (Ages: 8+) Wks: 6 • Classes: 12 • Days: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu. Kingston Center Room 9 $80 (NR: $85) Begins: Sept. 9 • 6-7 p.m. Activity #: 190960603_05 Karate: Advanced (Ages: 8+)

Kingston Center Room 9 $60 (NR: $65)

Begins: Sept. 9 • 7-8 p.m. No class: Oct. 14 Activity #: 190960604_01 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 9 $60 (NR: $65) Begins: Sept. 10 • 5-6 p.m. Activity #: 190960604_02

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Room 9 $60 (NR: $65)

Begins: Sept. 11 • 7-8 p.m. Activity #: 190960604_03

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 9 $60 (NR: $65)

Wks: 6 • Classes: 12 • Days: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu. Kingston Center Room 9 $80 (NR: $85) Begins: Sept. 9 • 5-8 p.m. Activity #: 190960604_05 Cookie Graveyard (Ages: 5-9) You’ll dig this tasty Halloween activity! Create a scary graveyard scene that is completely edible using cookies and a brownie base. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Gantz Farmhouse $18 (NR: $20)

Deepen levels of concentration and confidence, while emphasizing martial Oct. 23 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. arts philosophy and learning more Activity #: 191020701_03 advanced movements drills, kata (form) Kids in the Kitchen and non-contact sparring. (Ages: 6-8) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon.

Build concentration and confidence with an emphasis on martial arts philosophy while learning karate basics, movement drills, kata (forms) and non-contact sparring.

Begins: Sept. 9 • 6-7 p.m. No class: Oct. 14 Activity #: 190960603_01

Karate: Advanced Twice a Week (Ages: 8+)

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 9 $60 (NR: $65)

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 9 $60 (NR: $65) Begins: Sept. 12 • 5-6 p.m. Activity #: 190960604_04

Learn to read recipes, practice basic kitchen safety and use proper cooking techniques while creating delicious dishes using fruits of the season. Recipes are combined into personal cookbooks. Wks: 3 • Classes: 3 • Day: Thu. Gantz Farmhouse $40 (NR: $45) Begins: Oct. 3 • 6-7:30 p.m. No class: Oct. 10 Activity #: 191020701_01 Pickles! (Ages: 5-9) Fill jars with tasty refrigerator pickles you make yourself in dill and sweet flavors. Safe knife skills are emphasized. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Gantz Farmhouse $12 (NR: $14) Oct. 9 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 191020701_02

Begins: Sept. 10 • 7-8 p.m. Activity #: 190960603_02 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 9 $60 (NR: $65) Begins: Sept. 11 • 6-7 p.m. Activity #: 190960603_03

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Some adult classes are open to teens. Check the adult section or call 614-277-3050 for options.

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Adult Intro to TRX Fitness (Ages: 13+) Whether a beginner or just in search of a good workout, focus on mastering TRX fundamental movements for a total-body exercise experience. Bring a water bottle and mat. Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 5 $35 (NR: $40) Begins: Sept. 12 • 6-6:45 p.m. Activity #: 190940907_01 TRX Fitness (Ages: 13+) Experience total-body training by combining TRX with functional fitness movements in a circuit style workout. Bring water bottle and mat. Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 5 $35 (NR: $40)

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 Begins: Oct. 10 • 6-7 p.m. perceived limits, reaching fitness Activity #: 191040307_01 goals faster using body weight to improve muscular endurance, tone Rev+Flow and definition. Bring a mat. Led by (Ages: 18+) Dana Olshefski. Visit facebook.com/ All fitness levels are invited to join a judgment-free class with easy-to-follow GroveCityZumbawithDanaO or call 614-595-8130. moves that work! This low-impact Weekly strength workout sculpts muscles and burns fat while increasing balance and Evans Center Auditorium flexibility. Bring a mat and light weights $8 per class (optional). Led by Theresa Wahl. Thu. • 6:30-7:30 p.m. More info at facebook.com/groups/ Drop in REFITwithTheresa. Not sure if it’s for you? Come to the free preview Sept. 4. Zumba® Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Auditorium Free “Try Me” Class

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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

Line Dance (Ages: 18+) Beginner and intermediate dancers learn exciting country and ballroom line dances set to fun, beautiful music in instructor-led lessons. 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: Sept. 3 • 7-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 190940202_01 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Evans Center Auditorium $18 (NR: $20) Begins: Oct. 1 • 7-8:30 p.m. No class: Oct. 29 Activity #: 191040202_01 Square Dance (Ages: 18+) Join the Grove City Western Squares and learn to square dance for fun, friendship and fitness. Instructor and caller Bob Daye teaches basic calls as members help guide you along. Learn basic moves in the first set of lessons, then build on those fundamentals. Couple and singles welcome! Wks: 12 • Classes: 12 • Day: Mon. Evans Center Auditorium $20 (NR: $25) Begins: Sept. 9 • 7:30-9 p.m. Activity #: 190940204_01 The Source 9


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Yoga Monday (Ages: 18+)

Bay Garland (Ages: 18+)

Melt away tension and stress in a class geared for beginners but available as a second night for those enrolled in the Monday program. Toni Weeks, registered yoga instructor, leads.

Create a bay leaf garland interspersed with cinnamon sticks and apple slices for a great decorative touch to drape over a mirror or a window treatment in your home for fall.

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Evans Center Auditorium $34 (NR: $39)

Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Tue. Gantz Farmhouse $15 (NR: $17)

Begins: Sept. 16 • 6-7 p.m. Activity #: 190940301_01

Oct. 1 • 7-8 p.m. Activity #: 191040410_03

Yoga Wednesday (Ages: 18+) Learn to relax the body and calm the mind, melting 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. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $34 (NR: $39) Begins: Sept. 18 • 6-7 p.m. Activity #: 190940301_02 ART Workshop (Ages: 14+) Create an 11x14-inch mixed-media piece of artwork featuring paint with interest and dimension added by incorporating techniques such as collage, stencils, gelatos, stamps and more. Themes are nature in September and fall in October.

Hot Spice Pads (Ages: 18+) Fill a set of four mug mats with fragrant spices that will warm from the heat of your tea mug, releasing a pleasing scent in your home. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Tue. Gantz Farmhouse $10 (NR: $12) Oct. 15 • 7-8 p.m. Activity #: 191040410_02 Make Ahead Herbal Christmas Gifts (Ages: 18+) Handmade herbal foods and crafts make wonderful and personal holiday gifts, so get a head start on your gift giving. Make a jam, an infused vinegar and a scented dream pillow in class to take home along with ideas and recipes for more. Mary Jane LaLonde instructs. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Gantz Farmhouse $25 (NR: $30) Oct. 21 • 6:30-8 p.m. Activity #: 191040410_01

ART Workshop: Nature (Ages: 14+)

Green Natural Dye (Ages: 18+) Green is all around us, but it is a hard color to achieve with natural dyes. Experiment with several plants to create our best green. Bring a prewashed, white T-shirt to dye and take home. Mary Jane LaLonde instructs. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Gantz Farmhouse $18 (NR: $20) Sept. 18 • 6:30-8 p.m. Activity #: 190940410_01 Easy as Pie! (Ages: 18+) Don’t let the thought of making a pie overwhelm you: learn skills and tricks to make pie baking enjoyable. Prepare a pie to take home to bake. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Tue. Gantz Farmhouse $20 (NR: $24) Sept. 24 • 6:30-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 190940701_01 Pumpkin! Pumpkin! (Ages: 18+) Pumpkins aren’t just for carving, pies and decorating: used them as an ingredient in many different foods to incorporate into your autumn meals. Make and sample a variety of dishes featuring this versatile squash. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Tue. Gantz Farmhouse $20 (NR: $24) Oct. 22 • 6:30-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 191040701_01

Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 2 $30 (NR: $35) Sept. 12 • 7-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 190930402_01 ART Workshop: Fall (Ages: 14+) Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 2 $30 (NR: $35) Oct. 10 • 7-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 191030402_01 10 The Source

Karate: Grove City offers Karate classes for ages 8 through adult. See pages 7-8.

Dealing with an aging parent or other loved one struggling with Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease? The Evans Center hosts monthly support meetings. See page 11 for details. www.GroveCityOhio.gov


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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 wheelchair lifts, 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: 18+) 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. Computer Lab (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 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, but you must sign up for a user ID and password at the front desk.

Daily Evans Center $2

Mon.-Fri. • 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

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

Registration

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Daily Evans Center Free with registration

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 Fitness Room $15 per month 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Register with the Evans Center

Alzheimer’s Support Group (Ages: 18+) 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: 18+) 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 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 The Source 11


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Grove City Area Seniors Club Meeting (Ages: 55+) Gather with other members for fellowship during a short business meeting followed by bingo. This is a great way to meet other members. Monthly Evans Center Free 1st Wed. • 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 Jackson Township Community CARES (Ages: 55+)

Amity Home Healthcare Blood Pressure Screening (Ages: 55+) A nurse from Amity Home Healthcare stops in monthly to conduct bloodpressure checks.

Join the Jackson Township Fire Department to learn about the new CARES community paramedic program. Monthly Engage in a Q&A session and receive Evans Center blood pressure and sugar checks and Free medication reviews. 3rd Wed. • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monthly Drop in Evans Center Free Guardian Angel Home Health Care Blood Pressure Screening 1st Wed. • 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (Ages: 55+) Drop in Guardian Angel Home Health Care representatives perform bloodpressure screenings. Monthly Evans Center Free

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Ceramics Class (Ages: 55+) Join Nancy Ritter for camaraderie and fine arts. Bring your greenware projects; paint and brushes are provided. Weekly Evans Center Classroom Wed. • 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Drop in Book Club (Ages: 55+) Join other avid readers to discuss a book of your choice as the group shares their literary experiences from the previous month. A great way to be introduced to books you might not discover on your own. Adrian Jahn leads. Monthly Evans Center Classroom Free 2nd Wed. • 2-3 p.m. Drop in

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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+) Share your talents and techniques with fellow artists, spending time with others interested in visual arts as you draw, paint or work in other media. Bring your own supplies. Nancy Ritter and Jim Lawton lead. Weekly Evans Center Classroom Free Fri. • 9 a.m.-3 p.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. Weekly Evans Center Free Tue. • 2-3 p.m. Drop in

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Computer Class (Ages: 55+) Do you feel lost when you try to send an email, register online for classes or navigate the web, but feel you are missing out on opportunities? Becky Wollard is providing one-on-one instruction. Visit the front desk for information and details on scheduling. By appointment Evans Center Free Call 614-277-1060 to discuss appointment times. Holiday Craft Bazaar: Seeking Vendors (Ages: 18+) The holidays may seem a long way off, but we are already making plans. Reserve an eight-foot table and two chairs to sell or promote your products for our event on Saturday, Nov. 2. Reservations began Aug. 12. Space is limited; so don’t wait! Stop in the Evans Center for an application. $25 per table Aug. 12 Call 614-277-1060 Farmers’ Market (Ages: 55+)

White Elephant Sale (Ages: 55+) Paul Miller hosts a White Elephant Sale benefiting LifeCare Alliance on weekdays. Don’t miss this mammoth opportunity to donate items you don’t need from your trunk while discovering new treasures others don’t need. Wks: 3 • Days: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. Evans Center Multipurpose Room Sept. 9 • 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Drop in Photo Fundraiser (Ages: 55+) A professional studio portrait is a great holiday present for friends and family. Mike Lape lends his photographic skills for a quality image available in two 5x7 and eight 2x3 prints. Proceeds support the LifeCare Alliance Meals Program at the Evans Center. Bring $5 day of event. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Multipurpose Room Free Oct. 2 • 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Activity #: 191059704_01 Senior Club Pancake Breakfast (Ages: 55+)

Join the Grove City Senior Club for a hearty pancake breakfast to kick off the The farm comes to the Evans Center during peak growing season! Hoffman’s week. Farm Market offers fresh-picked Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Mon. produce in front of the Evans Center. Evans Center Multipurpose Room Cash, credit and Senior Farmers’ Market Sept. 16 • 8:30-10:30 a.m. coupons (administered through the Drop in Ohio Department of Aging) accepted. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Parking Lot Sept. 4 • 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Drop in Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Parking Lot Oct. 2 • 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Drop in

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Medicare Resource Fair (Ages: 55+) Open enrollment for the Medicaid program, the federal health insurance program for ages 65 and older, is right around the corner. Be ready to make informed decisions regarding medical and prescription plans from health plan representatives who provide information and answer questions about Medicare plans and services including Medical Mutual, Humana, MediGold, Care Source, United Healthcare and Clear Path advisors. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Auditorium Free Oct. 11 • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Drop in Lunch & Learn Advance Planning (Ages: 55+) Advance planning of funeral or cremation services is a gift you give your loved ones. Tami Washington with Newcomer Cremations, Funerals and Receptions walks you through the planning process, highlighting its value. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Thu. Evans Center Multipurpose Room Free Sept. 12 • 1-2 p.m. Activity #: 190950810_01 Medicare Advantage vs Medicare Supplement (Ages: 55+) Don Robinson leads an information session on Medicare Parts A and B, and outlines what makes someone a good candidate for Advantage or supplemental plans. Includes coffee and dessert. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Multipurpose Room Free Sept. 18 • 1-2 p.m. Activity #: 190950810_02

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Memory Issues: What’s Normal, and What’s Not! (Ages: 55+) Certified Senior Advisor Cindy Paige helps you understand memory issues: the normal signs of aging, concerning symptoms of dementia and more. Learn the latest trends in caring for someone with dementia, caring for yourself, and what Memory Care is exactly. Bring your questions and your sense of humor as we dive into a subject that worries everyone. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Thu. Evans Center Multipurpose Room Free Oct. 10 • 1-2 p.m. Activity #: 191050810_01 Consumer Protections: Utilities (Ages: 55+) Ohio’s residential utility consumer advocate, the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel, presents information on consumer rights and utility-related protections including how to guard yourself from unscrupulous sales practices, identify scams and fraud, and effectively say no to those selling unnecessary goods and services. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Thu. Evans Center Free Sept. 26 • 10-11 a.m. Drop In Yoga for Seniors (Ages: 55+) Reap the benefits of yoga in a class designed especially for seniors. Toni Weeks instructs.

Chair Stretch (Ages: 55+) Dealing with arthritis or joint pain? Join in 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. Wks: 4 • Classes: 8 • Days: Mon., Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $15 Begins: Sept. 4 • 9:30-10:15 a.m. Activity #: 190950302_01

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

Wks: 4 • Classes: 7 • Days: Mon., Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $15

Begins: Sept. 24 • 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. No class: Oct. 22 Activity #: 190950301_01

Begins: Oct. 7 • 9:30-10:15 a.m. No class: Oct. 14 Activity #: 191050302_01

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Evans Center Auditorium $22 Begins: Sept. 26 • 9-10 a.m. No class: Oct. 24 Activity #: 190950301_02

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Senior Exercise (Ages: 55+) Keep joints and muscles moving with instructor-led exercises designed for active seniors. Wks: 4 • Classes: 8 • Days: Mon., Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $15 Begins: Sept. 4 • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Activity #: 190950303_01 Wks: 4 • Classes: 7 • Days: Mon., Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $15 Begins: Oct. 7 • 10:30-11:30 a.m. No class: Oct. 14 Activity #: 191050303_01 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. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $22 Begins: Oct. 16 • 2-3 p.m. Activity #: 191050309_01 Halloween Party (Ages: 55+) Get decked out in your best fun or scary Halloween costume and enjoy great food, fun and fabulous entertainment with the Ron Retzer Trio.

Lunch Bunch & Supper Club (Ages: 55+) Travel to local restaurants without the hassle of driving. Let us provide the transportation from the Center right to the restaurant door, so you can enjoy the companionship of new and old friends as you dine at central Ohio eateries for lunch (on your own). Lunch Bunch: Brio (Ages: 55+) Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Tue. Departs the Evans Center $5 Sept. 17 • 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Activity #: 190950802_01 Lunch Bunch: Hale’s Ales & Kitchen (Ages: 55+) Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Thu. Departs the Evans Center $5 Oct. 17 • 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Activity #: 191050802_01 Supper Club: The Whitney House (Ages: 55+) Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Tue. Departs the Evans Center $5 Sept. 3 • 4-8 p.m. Activity #: 190950802_02 Supper Club: Beer Barrel Pizza & Grill (Ages: 55+)

Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Thu. Evans Center Auditorium $15

Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Thu. Departs the Evans Center $5

Oct. 24 • 5:30-8 p.m. Activity #: 191050808_01

Sept. 26 • 4-8 p.m. Activity #: 190950802_03 Supper Club: Claudiana Italian (Ages: 55+) Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Mon. Departs the Evans Center $5

Supper Club: bd’s Mongolian Grill (Ages: 55+) Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Departs the Evans Center $5 Oct. 30 • 4-8 p.m. Activity #: 191050802_03 Friday Flicks (Ages: 55+) Enjoy a variety of films on the big projector screen with friends while enjoying popcorn. Friday Flick: Leave No Trace (Ages: 55+) (2018 PG) A veteran with PTSD and his teenage daughter spend years living off the grid in a public park before social services intervenes to integrate them back into society. As the girl begins to connect to society, her dad is drawn back into the wild, urging her to return with him. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Auditorium Free Sept. 6 • 12:30-3:30 p.m. Activity #: 190950804_01 Friday Flick: Green Book (Ages: 55+) (2018 PG-13) An African-American classical pianist employs an ItalianAmerican as a driver and bodyguard for his tour in 1962. The mismatched pair set aside differences to survive and thrive as they face dangerous bigotry as well as humanity and humor from unexpected sources while navigating the Deep South relying on the “Negro Motorist Green Book” to find safe places to stay. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Auditorium Free Oct. 4 • 12:30-3:30 p.m. Activity #: 191050804_01

Oct. 7 • 4:30-8 p.m. Activity #: 191050802_02

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Villa Milano: Divas of the ’70s (Ages: 55+) This tribute show will bring back memories of your favorite ladies of the ’70s and their songs. Be amazed as you relive the special moments that Barbara Streisand, Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin and others created on stage. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Departs the Evans Center $60 Sept. 11 • 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Activity #: 190950801_01 Der Dutchman: Floyd Cramer (Ages: 55+) Floyd Cramer’s distinctive piano style lives on in the hearts of countless fans and through the music of his grandson, Jason, who began playing at 5. He now tours the US playing a heartwarming tribute to his grandfather. Enjoy the show, lunch and shopping in the extensive gift shop and bakery at Der Dutchman. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Departs the Evans Center $57 Oct. 9 • 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Activity #: 191050807_03 Eldorado Casino (Ages: 55+) Enjoy a few hours of gaming time with your center friends and hop on the Grove City minibus to be dropped at the racino door. Seniors can take advantage of half-priced buffet meals and a $20 free-play incentive. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Departs the Evans Center $5 Sept. 4 • 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Activity #: 190950807_02 Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Wed. Departs the Evans Center $5 Oct. 16 • 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Activity #: 191050807_02

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Amish Tour (Ages: 55+) Back by popular demand: travel back in time through Berlin and Walnut Creek, Ohio. Relax and enjoy a perfect fall trip with shopping, lunch and a stop at Heini’s Cheese Chalet. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Tue. Departs the Evans Center $15 Oct. 22 • 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 190950807_05 Snooty Fox (Ages: 55+) Cincinnati’s Snooty Fox consignment shops offer discounted shopping with plentiful choices of gently used designer clothing from thousands of consignors. Find stylish furniture, decorative items, jewelry, handbags and other accessories, outerwear, and women’s business, casual and specialoccasion selections. Includes morning coffee and mimosas, baked goods, boxed lunches, and dessert. Travel by minibus. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Thu. Departs the Evans Center $35

Game Day with the Staff (Ages: 55+) Join us for table-top gaming fun learning Rummikub, a game that combines elements of mahjong and rummy using tiles instead of cards. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Multipurpose Room Free Sept. 20 • 1-3 p.m. Activity #: 190950808_02 Euchre (Ages: 55+) Gather with friends for a rousing afternoon of card playing. Bring a favorite snack to share. Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Multipurpose Room Free Sept. 27 • 1-3 p.m. Activity #: 190950805_01 Wks: 1 • Class: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Multipurpose Room Free Oct. 25 • 1-3 p.m. Activity #: 191050805_01

Sept. 19 • 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Activity #: 190950807_04

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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 www.GroveCityOhio.gov

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. The Source 17


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Grove City Parks and Recreation Shelter Rentals

Windsor and Gantz parks feature shelters large enough for gatherings available to the public year-round, dawn to dusk, and are open for walk-up usage if not already reserved. Reservations for the calendar year open annually the third week of January. All other shelters and gazebos are accessible on a first-come basis and are not reservable. The Eagle Pavilion in Fryer Park has separate policies from open shelters. It is available only to residents 21 and older and can be reserved 365 days before the intended rental date; there is no walk-up usage. For more information, call 614-277-3050 or visit GroveCityOhio.gov and select Park Rentals from the Parks and Recreation menu.

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1,500 square feet 18 With key ($25 deposit)

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11 a.m.-3 p.m. or 4-8 p.m.: $45 ($60 NR) Full Day (11 a.m.-8 p.m.): $75 ($105 NR)

1,800 square feet 18 With key ($25 deposit)

Rental Times & Fees

11 a.m.-3 p.m. or 4-8 p.m.: $55 ($70 NR) Full Day (11 a.m.-8 p.m.): $95 ($125 NR)

850 square feet 6 With key ($25 deposit)

Rental Times & Fees

11 a.m.-3 p.m. or 4-8 p.m.: $45 ($60 NR) Full Day (11 a.m.-8 p.m.): $75 ($105 NR)

Outdoor Shelter Reminders:

WINDSOR PARK BASEBALL FOR ALL/DREAM FIELD SHELTER Size 1,500 square feet Picnic Tables 8 Electricity With key ($25 deposit) Rental Times & Fees 11 a.m.-3 p.m. or 4-8 p.m.: $45 ($60 NR) Full Day (11 a.m.-8 p.m.): $75 ($105 NR)

GANTZ PARK GAZEBO Size Picnic Tables Electricity

500 square feet 0 With key ($25 deposit)

Rental Times & Fees

11 a.m.-3 p.m. or 4-8 p.m.: $45 ($60 NR) Full Day (11 a.m.-8 p.m.): $75 ($105 NR)

FRYER PARK EAGLE PAVILION (ALL SEASON) Size Amenities Utilities

2,500 square feet Serving kitchen, restrooms, round tables and chairs Electricity, plumbing

Rental Times & Fees

Damage deposit (refundable): $150 8 a.m.-noon, 1-5 p.m. or 6-10 p.m.: $200 Any two time blocks: $400 Full Day (8 a.m.-10 p.m.): $550 Pavilion may only be rented by residents. 18 The Source

• Refunds only granted 30+ days before reservation date. • Water fountains/flushing toilets are seasonal (April 15-Oct. 15). • Electricity is available using a key; requires a $25 refundable deposit. • Reservations have priority. Shelters are first-come, first-served if not rented. • Shelters are cleaned early each morning. Be prepared in case others have left messes. • Tobacco products, alcohol use/ impairment and weapons are prohibited. • All park laws apply; see Grove City Code Chapter 903.

Parks with Walk-up Shelters • • • • • •

Blodwen Creed-Lawless Creekside Indian Trails Keller Farms Meadowgrove

• Scioto Meadows • Swearingen • Westgrove • Windsor

Coming Soon!

A new open shelter is being added at Fryer Park behind Century Village. www.GroveCityOhio.gov

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