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Medley Clear the Clutter Clear out the clutter with a successful garage sale. Learn how to sort, toss, donate and sell the rest with a little work and some pre-planning. Find out the best month, days and times to hold a garage sale and what the ad should say. Class ends with a raffle prize that will help get you started with your own sale. Bring questions! Instructor is Sandy Haras, a local professional organizer. (LP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

16Y and up

$19(R) / $29(N)

MIN: 12 / MAX: 20

Vaughan Athletic Center

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Day

Date

Time

52598

Sa

April 14

10 to 11:15 a.m.

Safety First

For Pet Lovers Dog Obedience: Feeding Frenzy Teach a dog good manners while using the feeding time as training time. Participants will learn how to teach dogs to wait patiently for their food and learn the basics of good manners at the same time. Bring the dog’s food bowl and their meal (in a separate container) plus some special dog treats. Pre-requisite: Dogs should know either the “sit” or “down” commands. Instructor is Pat Rattray. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

18Y and up

$18(R) / $23(N)

MIN: 6 / MAX: 15

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

52647

F

April 27

7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Agility for Fun with Your Dog

Babysitting For Success Pre-teens and teens can participate in small-group interaction, hands-on stations, large-group discussions and mini-lectures. Child development, basic child care, handling emergencies, nutrition and safety are covered in a handbook specifically designed for this course. Students should bring a doll, pencil or pen and any questions they have about babysitting. This program is taught by Big Hearts Little Hands staff. (KW) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

10Y to 14Y

$43(R) / $64(N)

MIN: 8 / MAX: 20

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

52591

Sa

April 14 to 21

9 a.m. to noon

Self-Defense for Women This practical program offers women awareness information and common-sense prevention tactics for avoiding violent situations. Also practice using physical techniques to escape an attacker. Wear sturdy, comfortable clothing (pants, shorts, sweatshirt, T-shirt). Instructor David Carr has more than 30 years of experience in the martial arts and is a 6th degree black belt in karate. (JHP) (KJ)

This program at the new Gregory Island Dog Park gives dogs a fun way to burn off some energy while enhancing bonds with their owners. Learn to guide dogs through a series of short sequences including jumps, tunnels, A-frame and the dog walk. Dogs must be at least 6 months old and must have their current rabies tags on to participate in the class. Dogs need to be on a 6-foot leash, not a retractable leash. No pinch, prong or choke collars allowed. Please bring small bite-size soft treats and water for your dog. This class will be held in the fenced-in small-dog section of the Gregory Island Dog Park and is taught by Karen Reeves with Pawprints Dog Training. (JHP) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

21Y and up

$90(R) / $100(N)

MIN: 3 / MAX: 7

Gregory Island Dog Park

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53550

Sa

April 14 to May 19

10 to 11 a.m.

Beginning Tricks with Your Dog Learn how to teach a dog to roll over, sit pretty, bow, crawl and spin left and right. Dogs must be at least 6 months old and must have their current rabies tags on to participate in the class. Dogs need to be on a 6-foot leash, not a retractable leash. No pinch, prong or choke collars allowed. Please bring small bite-size soft treats for the dog, along with a blanket and water. This class will be held in the fenced-in small-dog section of the Gregory Island Dog Park and is taught by Karen Reeves with Pawprints Dog Training. (JHP)

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

13Y and up

$10(R) / $15(N)

MIN: 10 / MAX: 20

Prisco Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

52985

Su

April 1

12:30 to 2 p.m.

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

52984

Su

April 29

12:30 to 2 p.m.

21Y and up

$60(R) / $70(N)

MIN: 3 / MAX: 7

Gregory Island Dog Park

Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

4Y to 15Y

$10(R) / $15(N)

MIN: 7 / MAX: 20

Eola Community Center

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

52986

Su

April 8

12:30 to 2 p.m.

52987

Su

May 20

12:30 to 2 p.m.

Barcode

Day

Date

Time

53551

Sa

April 14 to May 19

11 a.m. to noon

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Fox Valley Park District Activity Guide Spring 2012  

Fox Valley Park District Activity Guide Spring 2012

Fox Valley Park District Activity Guide Spring 2012  

Fox Valley Park District Activity Guide Spring 2012

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