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my community SUMMER EDITION / May – August ’11

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discover Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area

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9802 N. 59th Ave. (at Mountain View Rd.) 623.930.4200 www.GlendaleAZ.com/SRPHA

tours

Historic 1895 Main House Tour - Enjoy a trip back in time! Wed. thru Sat., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Sun., 1 to 4 p.m., through May 29, June and July, Fri. and Sat., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Closed in August. Ranch Site Tour - Learn about the various buildings, barnyard, historic trees and groves. 11 a.m. Fri., May 13 and Sat., May 14. Meet Main House front porch.

happenings “Adventures in History” Camp

June 13–16. A great, fun opportunity for youth to experience history. For information, see page 6.

Glendale Summer Art Camps

June 27–July 21. For details, turn to page 45.

opportunities Facility rental opportunities - The perfect place for meetings, receptions or any occasion. For details, call 623-930-4202. (Some restrictions apply). Be a Volunteer - Call 623-930-4206 for details. Educational field trips for schools - For information, call 623-930-4206. A City of Glendale Parks & Recreation facility. We preserve a historic site where the community participates in the ongoing development of educational and social experiences that connect Glendale residents and visitors to the past and to each other.

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Read, Play, Win!

Summer Reading Program for Children

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e a part of this valley-wide Summer Reading Program! It’s open to all children up to age 18 and happens May 31–July 30. Track your activities by marking gameboard spaces as you go around bases.

Get a prize when you round each base. Get to home plate and win a prize PLUS a ticket voucher to attend a Diamondbacks home game! Pick up your gameboard during the week of May 23 at the Glendale Public Library, 5959 W. Brown St., while participating in a range of activities such as Seek ‘n Find,

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Musical Instruments, Scavenger Hunt and B-I-N-G-O... or get your gameboard at the Foothills Branch Library at 19055 N. 57th Ave. and enjoy activities such as parachute play, a guessing game and cached treasure hunt. You can also get a gameboard at the Velma Teague Library, 7010 N. 58th Ave., starting May 31. For more information, visit www.GlendaleAZ.com/Library online.

Sponsored by the Arizona Republic and the AZ Diamondbacks.

Earn Great Prizes! Teen Summer Reading Program

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Can’t Survive Without Books... Teens! Satisfy your need to read at the Glendale Public Library and earn great prizes from Sonic, Chipotle and

Harkins Theatres! This fun online program for ages 12–18 begins May 23,

and you can sign up online at www.GlendaleAZ.com/ TeenLibrary or at any City of Glendale library location.

Check out the great activities waiting for you at the three City of Glendale libraries, such as... magic shows, animals, balloons, multicultural programs, movies for children... Going Bananas, Jewelry from Junk, Tiki Island Adventure Party, Survival of the Fittest, I Will Survive! Karaoke Competition, Anime Afternoons for teens. To explore all of the great activities waiting for you, just turn to page 29.

For special accommodations, call the phone numbers noted under this magazine’s department headings. Hearing impaired may call the TDD line at 623-930-2197. The City of Glendale Community Services complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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community action program - page 48

locator map - page 49

community

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Summer Fun!

Youth Field Trip Package! The Summer Fun Field Trip Package features five different fun-filled field trips (locations noted lower right) and includes guaranteed placement for all five field trips, transportation and staff supervision. Participants must be registered in the Licensed Child Care or Recreation Drop-In programs (pages 6 & 7).

Only $65 per child (Non-resident $85)

To sign up... use the form below or call 623-930-2820 or online visit

www.GlendaleAZ.com/ParksAndRecreation and use Visa, MasterCard or American Express. Sign up deadline is Friday, June 3, at 5 p.m. Sorry, ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS. The Waiver ————————— on the form below must be signed/dated for all June 16 (Thursday) participants. Those who sign up by phone or online may fax the form to 623-931-9651. Site pickup locations are the Recreation Drop-in Program locations noted on page 7. A sack Sack lunch required. lunch is needed for all trips, unless otherwise 9:45 a.m. site pickup. noted. If you wish to purchase additional items ————————— or rentals, not otherwise included, participants June 23 (Thursday) must bring additional money. For more information, please call 623-930-2832.

Glenfair Bowling Center

AMC Movie (TBA)

Sack lunch required.

Summer 2011 Youth Field Trip Package Sign Up Form

9:45 a.m. site pickup.

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Pizza & drink included Make checks payable to: City of Glendale

Mail or bring to: Glendale Parks & Recreation, 5850 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale, AZ 85301

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Participants should be aware that there is some risk involved in these activities and that all participants do so at their own risk. Medical insurance is not provided by the city of Glendale.

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11 a.m. site pickup.

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Wet-N-Wild

Hot dog, chips and drink included. Participants must be able to swim, wear a swimsuit and provide own sunscreen. 9:45 a.m. site pickup.

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PARKS and RECREATION . . .

www.GlendaleAZ.com/ParksAndRecreation

623-930-2820

5850 W. Glendale Ave.

M – F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area .................2 Youth Field Trip Package ................................4 Youth & Teen Summer FUN.............................6 Youth Scholarship Fund ..................................8 Summer Fun Aquatics............................9,11,51 Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center.........10 Glendale Adult Center ...................................12 Adult Sports....................................................13

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Adaptive Recreation . ....................................14 Glendale Community Center . .......................14 YWCA Senior Program .................................14 Special Interest Classes..............................15 Sign Up........................................................16 Class Locations...........................................21 Exercise/Sports...........................................15 Dance..........................................................18 Culinary Arts................................................19

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Personal Development................................20 Cultural Arts.................................................21 Music...........................................................22 Computer.....................................................22 Youth/Teen...................................................23

hundreds of special interest classes... starting on page 15

facebook.com/GlendaleRecreation

1-Day Only Classes.....................................28 SIGN UP NOW!..............................................16 Cancellation and Refund Policy ....................28 Parks & Facilities Locator Map .....................49 Glendale parks and recreation classes and activities are open to ALL Valley residents! (Non-Glendale residents pay non-resident rates.)

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Our mission... “Engage residents and visitors in diverse opportunities to live, invest and play in the community.” Summer 2011 / My Community

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kids get fit adventure program

summer licensed child care program grades This program gives children K-8 in kindergarten through

those entering 8th grade, the opportunity to participate in a variety of fun activities, such as arts and crafts, group games, events and more — all in a supervised, safe and secure environment. It is fee-based, licensed and regulated by the Arizona Department of Health Services and qualifies for DES assistance. A morning and afternoon snack is provided. Participants must bring a non-perishable sack lunch. Registration Fee $30 (Non-resident $35) Daily Rate $25 (Non-resident $35) Weekly Rate $105 (Non-resident $135) Program Dates May 31–August 12

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participate in activities such as the Rock Wall, basketball, obstacle courses and team challenges at the Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. These recreational-based activities will challenge your kids and keep them coming back for more! Sessions run Mon.–Thur., 12–1 p.m. Participants must bring a personal water bottle, and wear comfortable workout attire and closed-toe/heel tennis shoes. (No jeans, dresses.) • $25 (Nonresident $32) TO SIGN UP, SEE PAGE 16. For more information, call 623930-4610. Session Dates

Sign Up Code

#1.......... June 13–16.......... 333213-01 #2.......... June 20–23.......... 333213-02 #3........... July 11–14........... 333213-03

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Locations/Times

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Sahuaro Ranch Elementary School 10401 N. 63rd Ave. Mon.–Fri., 6:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

. Desert Mirage Elementary School

8605 W. Maryland Ave. Mon.–Fri., 7 a.m.–6 p.m.

TO REGISTER... Registration begins Monday, May 9, at the Glendale Parks and Recreation office, 5850 W. Glendale Ave., Mon.–Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration forms, including immunization and emergency information, must be completed and turned in 2 business days before a child may attend. Payment may be made with VISA, MasterCard, American Express, cash, check or money order. For more information, call 623-930-2832.

fitness 4 teens Teens will receive information

ages promoting health and 13-17 fitness as a lifestyle and

work directly with certified personal trainers and fitness staff. Learn about the balance of cardio and strength training, workout recovery and aerobic conditioning. Experience a Boot Camp class and Spinning class. A session runs Mon.–Thurs., 10 a.m. to noon. Participants must wear comfortable workout attire, closed-toe/heel tennis shoes and bring a personal water bottle. Held at the Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. For more information, call 623-930-4608. • $50/session (Non-residents $65/ session). TO SIGN UP, SEE PAGE 16. Session Dates

Sign Up Code

#1.......... June 13–16.......... #333362-01 #2.......... June 20–23.......... #333362-02 #3...........July 11–14........... #333362-03

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adventures in history camp ages A great opportunity for 6-10 youth to experience history

through fun games, activities and crafts at the Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area, 9802 N. 59th Ave. Daily themes include Living Victorian, the Wild West and Day at the Ranch. Camp dates are June 13–16 (Mon.–Thur.), 9 a.m.–Noon. • $35 (Non-resident $42). TO SIGN UP, SEE PAGE 16. (code 483111-02.) For more information, call 623-930-4206.


summer fun! recreation drop in program grades This fun, supervised program K-8 features games, sports,

special guests, arts and crafts and more! It’s summer fun for children who have completed kindergarten through those entering 8th grade in the fall. Children must sign in each day for

attendance purposes but may leave the program location any time. Once a child leaves the program, they must leave the campus area. Supply Fee $75 (Non-resident $90) Program Dates/Times June 6–July 28, Mondays through Thursdays 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Locations

. Bicentennial North

Elementary School 7237 W. Missouri Ave. (N. of Camelback)

. Copperwood Elementary School 11232 N. 65th Ave. (N. of Peoria)

. Glendale Community Center 5401 W. Ocotillo Rd. (S. of Glendale)

. Kachina Elementary School 5304 W. Crocus Dr. (N. of Thunderbird)

. Marshall Ranch

Elementary School 12995 N. Marshall Ranch Dr. (N. of Cactus)

. O’Neil Recreation Center 6448 W. Missouri Ave. (N. of Camelback)

. Pioneer Elementary. School 6315 W. Port Au Prince Ln. (S. of Greenway)

. Rose Lane Recreation Center 5003 W. Marlette Ave. (N. of Bethany Home)

TO REGISTER... Registration will take place Sat., May 21, 9 a.m.–Noon., at the Glendale Main Library, 5959 W. Brown St. and the Velma Teague Library, 7010 N. 58th Ave. The supply fee and a completed registration form must be submitted before a child may attend. Only checks or money orders will be accepted on May 21. Beginning Monday, May 23, registration will be be available at the Glendale Parks & Recreation office, 5850 W. Glendale Ave., Mon.–Fri., 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Payment may be made with VISA, MasterCard, American Express, cash, check or money order. To receive Glendale resident rates, proof of residency, such as a valid driver’s license or current water bill, must be provided. For more information, call 623-930-4702. Check out the Summer Fun! Field Trip Package on page 4. ——————————————————————————

king of the Court 1 on 1 basketball tournament Sat., June 25, 5 p.m. at

ages the Foothills Recreation & 11-17 Aquatics Center, 5600 W.

Union Hills Dr. King of the Court is a 1-on-1 winner takes all basketball tournament with two age divisions; 11-13 and 14-17. All participants receive a King of the Court t-shirt. Division winners will be awarded a free Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center monthly pass ($20 value). Preregistration is required. Register before 9:30 p.m., Thurs., June 23 • $4 (Nonresidents $5). TO SIGN UP, SEE PAGE 16. Questions? Call 623-930-4610. Division

Sign Up Code

Ages 11-13........................ #313355-01 Ages 14-17........................ #313355-02

foothills 360 ages Join us at the Foothills 5-11 Recreation & Aquatics

Center, 5600 W. Union Hills Dr, for fully supervised drop-in activities utilizing all program areas at the Center. Youth will be placed in age-appropriate groups but eat lunch (brought or purchased at the café) together. Participants may be dropped off and picked up at your convenience by communicating with program staff. ($5 late pickup fee for every 15-minutes past 6 p.m.) Tennis shoes are required. Each age group will enjoy swimming once a week (ages 5-6 will swim Tuesdays; ages 7-11 will swim Thursdays). Please send swimsuit, towel and sunscreen. 5-day program / per week • $100 (Non-resident $135) 3-day program / per week • $66 (Non-resident $83) TO REGISTER... Select either the 3-day (choose from Mon.–Thur.) or the 5-day (Mon.–Fri.) program. Registration forms are available online at GlendaleAZ.com/ FoothillsCenter, or at the Foothills Center front desk. Registrations must include payment. (Sorry, no refunds once program week begins.) Session

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May 31-Jun. 3*....... 3-Day #343270-01 5-Day #343271-01 Jun. 6-10................ 3-Day #343270-02 5-Day #343271-02 Jun. 13-17.............. 3-Day #343270-03 5-Day #343271-03 June 20-24............. 3-Day #343270-04 5-Day #343271-04 June 27-July 1........ 3-Day #343270-05 5-Day #343271-05 July 5-8*................. 3-Day #343270-06 5-Day #343271-06 July 11-15............... 3-Day #343270-07 5-Day #343271-07 July 18-22............... 3-Day #343270-08 5-Day #343271-08 July 25-29............... 3-Day #343270-09 5-Day #343271-09 Aug. 1-5.................. 3-Day #343270-10 5-Day #343271-10 * Prorated due to the holiday. Summer 2011 / My Community

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az hoops camp Co ed basketball Clinic

It’s the coolest camp

ages 9-14

art camp Kids, discover your artistic

ages ability! Professional material 8-16

will be used to explore several art mediums. Projects may include pottery making, oil painting on canvas, pastels, watercolors, drawing, sand painting, glass painting, glass fusion and more. $20 supply fee will be collected at the first class. 1-½ hours. Instructor: BARBOUR (former Arts Academy Instructor). • $45 (Non-resident $54). TO SIGN UP, SEE PAGE 16. Questions? Call 623-930-4613. The following four camps meet 1-½ hours, Tuesdays, for four weeks at the Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. Camp

Sign Up Code

Jun. 14 (TU 2:45 PM)......... 223208-01 Jun. 14 (TU 4:30 PM)......... 223208-02 Jul. 12 (TU 2:45 PM)........... 223208-05 Jul. 12 (TU 4:30 PM)........... 223208-06 The following four camps meet 1-½ hours, Thursdays, for four weeks at the Glendale Adult Center, 5970 W. Brown St. Camp

Sign Up Code

Jun. 16 (TH 2:45 PM)......... 123208-03 Jun. 16 (TH 4:30 PM)......... 123208-04 Jul. 14 (TH 2:45 PM)........... 123208-07 Jul. 14 (TH 4:30 PM)........... 123208-08

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ages in town! Enjoy all indoor 5-12

Participants are divided by age and evaluated with analysis and feedback daily and at close of the clinic. Fundamental stations will emphasize footwork, ball handling, free throw techniques, shooting skill development, pivot and rotation, as well as skills used in team games. Inspirational and motivational guest speakers, an AZHOOPS t-shirt and a certificate of attendance are included. Participants will receive instruction from head coach, Bob Smith, with over 20 years coaching experience. Coach Smith also analyzed game film with the NBA for 7 seasons. Clinics meet Mon.–Thur., 10 a.m.–1 p.m., at the Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, 5600 W. Union HIlls Dr. • $79 (Non-resident $95). Choose from the following clinics. Clinic

Sign Up Code

Jun. 6–9............................ #243238-01 Jun. 13–16........................ #243238-02 ——————————————————————————

youth scholarship fund Help us help City of Glendale youth with a donation to the Glendale Parks & Recreation Youth Scholarship Fund. Donations to the Scholarship Fund are greatly appreciated. If you, your business or organization would like to help, please call 623-930-2820. For Glendale residents interested in applying for a scholarship, visit www.GlendaleAZ.com/ ParksandRecreation/ ScholarshipProgram.cfm online or call 623-930-2820.

Skate, rattle & roll summer camp activities with constant counselor supervision (10:1 ratio). Activities include morning and afternoon public skate, daily 30 minute on ice lesson from our certified coaching staff, office exercise classes, broomball (ice hockey wearing tennis shoes, helmets and sticks provided), arts and crafts, movies and popcorn, science day, games, camp T-shirt and much more. 8 hours. Peoria Polar, 15829 N. 83rd Ave.• $149 (Non-resident $179). TO SIGN UP, SEE PAGE 16. Camp

Sign Up Code

Jun. 6 (M–F 9 AM)............. #143257-01 Jun. 13 (M–F 9 AM)........... #143257-02 Jun. 20 (M–F 9 AM)........... #143257-03 Jun. 27 (M–F 9 AM)........... #143257-04 Jul. 11 (M–F 9 AM) ........... #143257-05 Jul. 18 (M–F 9 AM)............ #143257-06 Jul. 25 (M–F 9 AM)............ #143257-07 Aug. 1 (M–F 9 AM)............ #143257-08

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Special Interest Classes all Check out all of the great ages youth and teen Special

Interest Classes being offered this summer! There are FUN classes for all ages and interests. Just turn to pages 23-28 for all the details!


Summer Fun Aquatics

www.GlendaleAZ.com/ParksandRecreation/Aquatics.cfm

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623-930-4600

make a splash this summer! Be a part of the SUMMER FUN with our great aquatics programs featuring open recreation swim, group and private swim lessons, Junior Lifeguard/Guard Start, special events, lap swim, water aerobics classes and more! You can find the complete summer aquatics schedule with sign up information in the SUMMER 2011 SPLASHBOOK. Get your copy of the the SPLASHBOOK at... www.GlendaleAZ.com/ParksAndRecreation Glendale Parks & Recreation, 5850 W. Glendale Ave. Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. Glendale Public Libraries Main Library, 5959 W. Brown St. Foothills Branch, 19055 N. 57th Ave. Velma Teague Branch, 7010 N. 58th Ave. Information is also available on the SPLASHLINE by calling 623-930-2041.

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2011 Recreation Swim Swim Passes will be available for purchase at the following locations.

Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. May 30–July 31..........M, TU, W, F: 1–6 p.m. / TH: 1–8 p.m. SA: Noon–6 p.m. / SU: Noon–4 p.m. August 1–6.................M–SA: 1–5 p.m. Ages 2 & under..........FREE (Non-resident FREE) Ages 3–17 and 55+....$2.50 (Non-resident $3) Ages 18–54................$5 (Non-resident $6)

Swim Lessons Group swim lessons for all ages and levels are $21 ($38 non-resident) for eight, 30-minute sessions that meet Monday–Thursday over a two-week period. Private swim lessons are also available for $30 (non-resident $35) for two, 30-minute lessons. Swim lesson registration dates are May 9–11 for Glendale residents and May 12–June 4 for both residents and non-residents. Registrations may be completed by phone, walk-in or online. For complete registration details, pick up your copy of the SPLASHBOOK or visit www.GlendaleAZ.com/ParksAndRecreation online.

Splash Pad It’s FREE and open everyday 9 a.m. to sunset, May 28 through Sept. 5. It’s at 83rd Ave. & Berridge Ln. (North of Bethany Home Rd).

Poolside Patio Party Rentals Have your next party poolside! For details, see the SPLASHBOOK or call 623-930-2838.

Rose Lane Aquatics Center, 5003 W. Marlette Ave. May 30–July 31..........M–F: 1–7 p.m. / SA & SU: 1–5 p.m. August 1–6.................M–SA: 1–5 p.m. Ages 2 & under..........FREE (Non-resident FREE) Ages 3–17..................$1 (Non-resident $1) Ages 18–54................$3 (Non-resident $6) Ages 55+...................$2.50 (Non-resident $5) Summer 2011 / My Community

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Foothills

Recreation & Aquatics Center .

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www.GlendaleAZ.com/FoothillsCenter 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. 623-930-4600 M-F 5:30 a.m.-10 p.m. ; SA 7 a.m.-8 p.m.; SU 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Holidays as posted (Aquatics hours, see next page) Stop in for a free toUR! – FREE lobby / Activity areas – CHECK OUT OUR GREAT RENTAL FACILITIES, For details, call 623-930-4605 – Special Interest Classes are offered, details page 15 – Turtle Club CHILD CARE CENTER, details at the front desk.

Foothills Fitness

Adult Activities

(Foothills Recreation Pass required, details below)

Fitness Center I A great place to relieve stress or improve your overall health and well-being. The Fitness Center is open during all facility hours and includes a variety of strength training, cardio, free weights, a warm-up/ stretching area and an indoor, 3-lane walking/jogging track. Certified personal trainers and a nutritionist are available for an additional fee. For more information, call 623-930-4624. Fitness Lap Swimming I Available with a Recreation Pass, monthly schedules are available at the Foothills front desk, or online at www.Glendaleaz.com/FoothillsCenter.

Foothills Recreation Pass

NO contracts, NO joining fees. Pass includes... Fitness Center Racquetball Courts Locker Facilities Open Badminton Open Volleyball

Basic Aerobic Classes Rock Wall Walking/Jogging Track Wally Ball Recreational Basketball Activity Room Scheduled Fitness Lap Swim Basic Water Aerobic Classes

Purchase your pass at the Center by using Visa, MasterCard, American Express, check or cash. Renew your pass with a credit card by calling 623-930-4600. Monthly Annual

15-Punch Pass

Daily Pass

Adult.........................$35............. $350...............$60............... $5 Non-resident.............$42............. $420...............$72............... $6 2 Person .................$55............. $550................. ................... Non-resident.............$66............. $660................. ................... Family........................$65............. $650................. ................... Non-resident.............$78............. $780................. ................... Student....................$20............. $200............ $37.50............ $3 Non-resident.............$24 ............ $240...............$45............... $4 Youth........................$15............. $150...............$30.............$2.50 Non-resident.............$18............. $180...............$36............... $3 Senior.......................$20............. $200...............$30............... $4 Non-resident.............$24............. $240...............$36............... $5

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2 Person: Any two people residing at the same address. / Family: Two related persons plus unlimited, unmarried, related children residing at the same address, 20 years of age or younger. / Student: Ages 13-19 / Youth: Ages 5-12 / Senior: Ages 55+

Group/Corporate (Resident)

Maximum of 20 people, ages 9+. Group must include 51%+ Glendale residents with proof of residency OR payment must be in the form of a company check from a Glendale business (with proof that the business pays taxes to the City of Glendale). Group must submit one form of payment for a monthly or annual pass when registering. Passes are non-transferable and may not be sold. No individual pass refunds or transfers allowed. Monthly $350 / Annual $3500

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Couch Potato To 5K Beginning Running Program I Go from couch to the 5K finish line with training that gradually increases your endurance and fitness level. Receive guidance every step of the way in a fun group setting. The 9 a.m. Saturday sessions start with a 30-minute, running-related workshop followed by a group training run. The 12-week program begins Sept. 24. Minimum age is 8 and those under 16 must have parent/guardian signed up for class. • $30 (Nonresident $35). TO SIGN UP, SEE PAGE 16. (code #334156-01.) On Dec. 17, those interested in putting their skills to the test can meet at the Adobe Dam Regional Park for the Jingle Bell Run 5K (separate fee). Go The Distance! Half Marathon Training Group I Thinking about running a marathon? This is an 18-week build up to the to the Jan. 15, PF Chang Half Marathon. Run slow? Don’t worry about speed. By the start of this program participants should be comfortable running 10 to 15 miles a week, at 3 to 5 miles an outing without stopping. Group distance runs will be held on Sundays at 7 a.m. beginning Sept. 11. Meet in the Foothills parking lot. Complete your training runs in the pace group which best fits your ability. For more information, call 623-930-4610. • $72 (Nonresident $90). Fee does not include half marathon entry fee. TO SIGN UP, SEE PAGE 16. (code #334414-01)


Adult Coed Racquetball Leagues I Adult leagues are offered Jun. 13-Aug. 8 on Mondays (code #313103-01), and for advanced players, June 15-Aug. 3 on Wednesdays (code #313103-02). No play July 4. • $24 (Non-resident $30). TO SIGN UP, SEE PAGE 16. Adult Points-Based Poker Program I A fun, recreational, educational program for ages 18+. NO PRIZE MONEY INVOLVED. Includes 6 regular season games and end-ofseason tournament. Awards given to league and tournament champions. Mondays, 6:30 p.m., Session 1: Jun. 6–Jul. 25. (code #313151-01) No play Jul. 4. Session 2: Aug. 8–Sept. 26 (code #31315102). No play Sept. 5. • $17 ($21 Non-resident). Register by calling 623-930-4600. Questions? Call 623-930-4610. Adult Friday Night Dances I Experience ballroom, swing, jazz and more! Practice dance skills or learn new styles. Each dance features a 45-minute instructional session, performances from various dance classes and social dancing. Friday, Jun. 3 and Sept. 9, 6:30–9:30 p.m. • $7 (Non-resident $9). Questions? Call 623 930-4613.

Youth & Teen Activities

For details on Foothills 360o, Fitness 4-Teens, King of the Court 1-on-1 Basketball Tournament and Kids Get Fit Adventure activities, please see pages 6 through 8.

Game Nights At The Rec I FREE! Join us for games and tournaments in the Activity Room, featuring everything from ping pong to Wii. 6:30 p.m. every Monday and Friday (excluding holidays). No preregistration required. For more information, call 623-930-4610. Junior Racquetball League I Youth 10–15 years of age, learn the game of racquetball in a fun environment. Our racquetball pro will share rules, tips and teach you how to play against other players. There are two leagues to choose from: June 7–23 (code #313205-01) and July 5–21 (code #313205-02). Both leagues meet 11 a.m.–1 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday. • $24 (Non-resident $30). TO SIGN UP, SEE PAGE 16. Participants should wear workout clothes and tennis shoes. Equipment will be provided. For more information, call 623-930-4608.

Meeting or party?

Think Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center! Featuring GREAT facilities at GREAT rates! Rentals range from 450 to 3,000 square feet and include tables, chairs and Wi-Fi. For all of the details, call us at 623-930-4605.

Foothills Summer Aquatics Foothills RECREATION SWIM I For complete details on the Glendale Parks & Recreation Aquatics program, pick up your copy of the Splashbook at the Foothills front desk, Glendale Public Libraries, the Parks & Recreation office at 5850 W. Glendale Ave. or view it online at www.GlendaleAZ.com/ParksAndRecreation.

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Foothills Recreation Swim Hours

May 30-July 31...........M, T, W, F: 1-6 p.m. TH: 1-8 p.m. SA: Noon-6 p.m. SU: Noon-4 p.m. August 1-6..................M-SA: 1-5 p.m.

Foothills Recreation Swim Daily Admission Age 2 and under Age 3-17 Age 18-54 Age 55+ Resident.............. FREE............$2.50.............. $5.................$2.50 Non-Resident...... FREE.............. $3................. $6......................$3

Foothills Recreation Swim Pass Rates

(For more details, see the SplashbooK or inquire at the front desk) Resident.......................Pay $25 - Get $32.50 Value (Save $7.50) (usable in $2.50 increments) Pay $50 - Get $70 Value (Save $20) Non-Resident.........................Pay $30 - Get $33 Value (Save $3) (usable in $3.00 increments) Pay $60 - Get $69 Value (Save $9)

Foothills Family Swim Nights I An evening set aside just for families. June 18 and July 16, 6:308:30 p.m. Only $3/person (non-resident $5/person) and includes hot dog and lemonade. Parents/Guardians must be present. No ice chests, swim toys or floatation devices. Punch passes not accepted. Event limited 350 participants. For more information, call 623-930-4610. Swim Lessons, Lifeguard Classes, Jr. Lifeguard Classes and more! I For details, get your copy of the Glendale Parks & Recreation SPLASHBOOK. Pick up your copy at the Foothills front desk, Glendale Public Libraries, the Parks & Recreation office at 5850 W. Glendale Ave. or view it online at www.GlendaleAZ.com/ParksAndRecreation. Water Aerobic Classes I Water workouts can enhance your fitness level in a low-impact setting. Select classes are free to Foothills Recreation Pass holders. For complete water aerobic class options, pick up your copy of the SPLASHBOOK at the Foothills Center front desk or view it online at www. GlendaleAZ.com/ParksAndRecreation. Aquatic Rentals I Enjoy floating around the lazy river, the thrill of two giant slides, spraying water in the play pool, perfecting your dives or just leisurely swimming. For your next party schedule a private, pool-side rental for as low as $200 (non-resident $275), which includes entrance to the pool for up to 30 guests! Call 623-930-2838 for all of the details. Summer 2011 / My Community

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Glendale Adult Center .

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www.GlendaleAZ.com/AdultCenter 5970 W. Brown St. 623-930-4321 M–F 8 a.m.–7 p.m.; SA 9 a.m.–1 p.m. & 7–9:30 p.m.; SU Closed

hether you’re looking for a challenging activity, such as a fitness program, or just a friendly place to spend some time, the Glendale Adult Center is the place for you! Serving Glendale

residents for over 25 years, we offer those ages 18 years and over activities and programs for all abilities and participation levels. Activities you can enjoy include working out in the fitness center, aerobics, craft programs, pinochle, bingo, bridge, baseball darts, shuffleboard, billiards, ping pong, Wii interactive sports games, weekly movies, Saturday night dances, a lunch program and more! Stop in and let us show you around. We’re located at 5970 W. Brown St., and while you’re here, pick up your FREE copy of our HORIZONS newsletter, detailing Center activities. We hope to see you soon! You may also check us out online at www.GlendaleAZ.com/AdultCenter. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————

The Glendale Adult Center is open to both Glendale residents and nonresidents. To ensure that Glendale Adult Center participants enjoy quality facilities and programming, an annual facility use fee is collected. The $10 resident and $15 non-resident fee (activity fees are additional) covers the cost of issuing participant ID badges and helps off-set facility and programming expenses. To join us, just stop at the front desk and a helpful staff member will assist you in becoming an active Glendale Adult Center participant. —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————

The Glendale Adult Center — the perfect place to hold your special celebration. For details, call 623-930-4327.

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Activites @ the Adult Center

(Ages 18+)

Annual facility use fee required. (Details, lower left.)

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Knitting – Bring your own needles and supplies and make items to donate to cancer patients. Yarn will be provided. Room 103. Wed., 1–3 p.m. Sewing – Create items that will be donated to nursing homes, etc. Room 103, Wed., 9 a.m.–Noon.

Lapidary Workshop – Learn to cut and polish stones to create beautiful jewelry. $4 per session. Room 110. 8 a.m.–Noon on Tues., Wed. and Thurs. / 4 p.m.–7 p.m. on Tues. and Thurs. / 9 a.m.–1 p.m. on Sat.

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Ceramics – Learn about ceramics in a relaxed setting. Small firing fee. Room 105, Tues., 8 a.m.–Noon.

Faceting – Learn to cut/grind gems/precious stones. Room 110. $25 for class, $3 each lab time for 12 sessions. Open lab $4 per session. Tues., Wed., Thurs., 1–5 p.m.

This N’ That @ the Adult Center

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Sundance Wranglers Rehearsal Dance Class – Join us 5:30 to 7 p.m., Fridays, May 6–June 24 (Session 1) or July 1–August 26 (Session II), for this intermediate-advanced line dance class. The Wranglers perform throughout the Valley. Room 107. • $15 (Nonresident $19). TO SIGN UP, SEE PAGE 16. Session I code: #463016-21 Session II code: # 463016-31.

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Gifts Plus Shop – Check out this unique craft shop in the Adult Center lobby. Mon.–Fri., 9 a.m.–2 p.m. (closed mid-July.) It’s the perfect place to find that special gift!

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Fix-It Shop – Have a household item in need of repair? You pay only for parts. Fri., 8 a.m.–Noon, in Room 108. (Sorry, no computer, TV or VCR repairs.)

Events

(Ages 18+)

Afternoon Delight – Free! Palo Verde Room May 25, 1 p.m. The Fiesta Dancers, plus dessert. June 29, 1 p.m. The Sundance Wranglers, plus dessert.

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Patriotic Luncheon – Palo Verde Room July 1, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. $5*, includes meal, entertainment and door prizes. *V.I.I. membership required. For details, stop at the Adult Center front desk Mon.–Fri., 9 a.m.–Noon, and speak with a VII representative).

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Annual Variety Show – Free! Palo Verde Room. July 20, 1 p.m. Entertain us, or come and be entertained!

Aloha Summer Strut Walk – Arrowhead Mall July 27, 8 a.m. $16, includes t-shirt, goody bag, snacks. Register at Adult Center front desk.


Adult Sports

www.GlendaleAZ.com/ParksAndRecreation/Sports

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he Adult Sports program is for those ages 18 and older. Glendale Parks & Recreation does

not place individuals on teams, but individuals may be listed on a Free Agent List made available to teams short on players. If you

would like to be placed on the Free Agent List or have any questions about the Adult Sports program, please contact Mike D. at 623-930-2841 or at mdavis@ glendaleaz.com. For more Adult sports options, check out the Exercise/Sports Special Interest Classes section starting on page 15.

Adult SOFTBALL Leagues ORGANIZATIONAL MEETINGS: MONDAY, JUNE 13, at the City Council Chambers, 5850 W. Glendale Ave. RETURNING TEAMS: 6 p.m. and NEW TEAMS: 7:30 p.m. Teams represented by a manager or team player during the entire meeting will receive $50 OFF league sign up. Meeting topics will include league format, rule changes, sign up and lottery information. SIGN UP STARTS: TUESDAY, JUNE 14. SIGN UP PACKETS will be available at the Glendale Parks & Recreation office, 5850 W. Glendale Ave., beginning June 14. For more information, call 623-930-2841. ROSTER/TEMPORARY RECEIPT DEADLINE: RETURNING TEAMS roster and temporary receipt is due upon registration June 14-17 in the Parks and Recreation office (M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.). 5850 W. Glendale Ave. Glendale, AZ 85301. NEW TEAM packets with rosters and temporary receipt are due THURSDAY, JUNE 16, by 5 p.m. NEW TEAM registration/lottery will be held SATURDAY, JUNE 18. (New teams who choose to be a resident team may call 623-9302841 on or after June 16 to confirm team resident status.)

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RATES: Returning and Glendale resident teams: $475 • New Resident Teams (minimum of 4 Glendale residents): $475 • New Non-resident Teams: $565. (Includes double-header, 14-game regular season and a single-elimination tournament; administrative fees; softballs; lights; awards for winning teams; officials and field staff.) $50 off registration fees are available to teams who attend the organizational meeting. The above listed rates do NOT include that discount. To receive Glendale resident rates, proof of residency must be provided and must show address and be current within 60 days. Examples include driver’s license, water bill, etc. Teams will pay the maximum non-resident fee until proof of residency is verified, then a refund will be issued for the appropriate amount. Refunds take 7-10 business days. NUMBER OF TEAMS: Leagues are based on 8 maximum, 6 minimum. If leagues do not fill, teams will be placed in another league if space permits. FORMAT/DAYS/LOCATIONS: Teams play a double-header format one night a week at the following times and locations... League Night Park* Start Day Women’s D/Open......Monday................. SRSC..................July 11 Men’s CL.................. Tuesday................. SRSC................. July 12 Men’s D.................... Tuesday................. SRSC................. July 12 Men’s D..................Wednesday.............. SRSC................. July 13 Senior ....................Wednesday.............. SRSC................. July 13 Men’s C....................Thursday................ SRSC................. July 14 Men’s D....................Thursday................ SRSC . .............. July 14 Coed C/D.................... Friday.....................FSC.................... July 8 Coed B/C.................... Friday .................. SRSC................... July 8 Coed B/C................... Sunday.................. SRSC................... July 9 Coed C/D................... Sunday.................. SRSC................... July 9 Coed C/D................... Sunday....................FSC.................... July 9

* Park: FSC=Foothills Sports Complex, 19070 N. 57th Ave. SRSC=Sahuaro Ranch Sports Complex, 63rd Ave. & Mountain View Rd.

sports fields rentals For details, call 623-930-2820. Summer 2011 / My Community

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Adaptive .Recreation

www.GlendaleAZ.com/ParksandRecreation/Adaptive.cfm

Summer Bowling Bonanza

Saturdays, MAY 7–JUN. 25 • 9–11 a.m. (Ages 8+)

Make new friends, improve your game and enjoy the support of other participants! Parents, guardians and care givers are asked to assist those with special needs to make this a rewarding experience. Bowling ramps are available to registered bowlers. Instruction is not provided. Questions? Call 623-930-4333. Glenfair Lanes Bowling Alley, 6110 N. 59th Ave. • $18 for entire session (Non-resident $21). Includes use of bowling ball and shoes. TO SIGN UP, SEE PAGE 16. (code #453011-11)

“Fun in the Mud” Pottery Class

Thursdays, JUN. 16–JUL. 7 • 1:15–2:15 p.m. (Ages

8+) Have fun while creating personalized pottery using your hands to sculpt and mold wet clay, which will be painted and fired to create unique treasures! Questions? Call 623-9304333. Glendale Adult Center, 5970 W. Brown St., Room 105. • $20 for entire session (Non-resident $24). $5 supply fee will be collected at the first class. TO SIGN UP, SEE PAGE 16. (code #463123-11)

Bingo Extravaganza Night *

Friday, JUN. 17 • 7–9 p.m. (Ages 10+) Get the family

together (siblings and parents are welcome) and head to the Glendale Adult Center, 5970 W. Brown Street, for an evening of bingo, snacks, prizes and fun! • $5 per person. Pre-registration required, call 623-773-7436.

623-930-4333 Katherine (koconnor@glendaleaz.com)

Theatre Kidz

Thursdays, JUL. 7–SEPT. 22 • 5:30–7 p.m. (Ages 8-22)

If you enjoy singing, dancing and acting, this is for you! Learn the basics of musical theatre in this fun class. The finale is YOU performing on stage with friends and family in the audience! For more information, call 623-930-4333. Glendale Adult Center Stage, 5970 W. Brown St. • $20 (Non-resident $24). TO SIGN UP, SEE PAGE 16. (code #463112-11)

Summer Luau*

Saturday, AUGUST 6 • 6–9 p.m. (Ages 16+) Put on your

favorite Hawaiian outfit and hula on down to Ironwood Pool, 12603 N. 61st Ave., and enjoy fun games in the pool, prizes and more! Snacks will be provided. • $5 per person. Preregistration is required. To register or for more information, call 623-773-7436.

Glendale Adaptive Advisory Committee

Second Thursday of each month • 4:30-5:30 p.m. Help us plan and organize programs or share a special talent and volunteer! Glendale Adult Center, 5970 W. Brown St. For more information, contact Katherine at 623-930-4333 or koconnor@glendaleaz.com. ———————————————————————————————————————————

Adaptive Recreation offers specially-designed activities for individuals with physical, mental, emotional or social disabilities. (Refund requests must be made one week in advance of an activity.) * With the goal of enhancing programs for citizens with disabilities, the City of Glendale partners with the City of Peoria in the Glendale/Peoria Special Recreation Alliance program.

Glendale Community Center www.GlendaleAZ.com/ParksandRecreation/Centers

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Serving residents “in the heart of Glendale...” “we make dreams a reality.” Si tiene preguntas o no habla inglés, por favor llame al 623-930-4703 y hable con Pauline. Gracias.

YWCA Senior Program FREE! Activities include bingo, field trips and more! Senior program hours are M-F, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. The YWCA Senior Lunch Program offers hot meals for ages 60+, M-F, 12-12:30 p.m. ($2 suggested contribution or whatever you can afford.) Call 623-930-4700, 24 hours in advance.

Summer Youth Program (K-8th Grade) This fun, supervised program features sports, special guests, arts and crafts and more! It’s great summer fun! For more information, see the Youth and Teen Summer “Drop-In” program information on page 7 or call 623-930-4700 (English) or 623-930-4703 (Spanish). Teen Program (9th-12th Grade) M–F, 5–8 p.m. For details on this great FREE teen program, call 623-930-4700 (English) or 623-930-4703 (Spanish).

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G LEND A LE P A RK S & RE C RE A TION

Special Interest Classes

Denotes a heart-healthy activity

Following is a list of Special Interest Classes offered by Glendale Parks and Recreation. Advance sign up is required. A description highlight of each class is featured. Below each description is the class(es) start date(s), day(s) (M=Monday; TU=Tuesday; W=Wednesday; TH=Thursday; F=Friday; SA=Saturday), start time, duration, location (map/addresses, page 21) and sign up code (to sign up, see page 16), For more information on the Special Interest Class program, call 623-930-4613.

SIGN UP!... see page 16

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Sign Up Code

exercise/sports

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AEROBICS-LOW/HIGH COMBO Have fun while getting fit! Workout at your own pace to choreographed music. Focus on warm-up/stretching, monitored cardio respiratory training, kick boxing, floor work, muscle toning of problem areas and cool down/relaxation. Wear aerobic workout shoes, bring a mat and water. Free weights may be used if desired. Ages 18+. No class July 4 and Sept. 5. 1 hour. Instructor: BOONE (Aerobics and CPR-certified instructor). • $54 (Non-resident $65) JUN. 27 M/W 6 PM (10 WEEKS) AC-107 #143101-01 ————————————————————————————————— JUMP START FITNESS Get a jump start on your day with a workout that will challenge you, motivate you and change the way you feel! Whether you are new to fitness or just looking for a break from your old routine, this class offers excellent full-body workouts that will give you energy throughout the day and help you reach your fitness goals. Take advantage of the special bonus workout days during the session. 1 hour. Instructor: DE LA MONTAIGNE. • $160 (Non-resident $192) JUN. 20 M/W/F 5:35 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-GYM #243120-01 AUG. 15 M/W/F 5:35 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-GYM #243120-02 —————————————————————————————————

Sign Up Code

ELITE PERFORMANCE ATHLETICS: TRIM AND FIT A training program for anyone who seeks a trim body, optimum weight and superior level of fitness. This holistic, integrated and progressive program uses the same principles as Elite Performance Athletics but modified for the fitness seeker. Classes are designed on a graduated basis so participants can continue to advance to their desired fitness level. Only a basic level of fitness is required to begin. 1 hour. Instructor: TOWNSEND (former high school All American and NAU track and cross-country athlete). 2 CLASSES PER WEEK • $125 (Non-resident $150) JUN. 6 M/W 5:30 AM (4 WEEKS) AZTHUN #143189-01 JUN. 6 M/W 9 AM (4 WEEKS) AZTHUN #143189-02 JUL. 11 M/W 5:30 AM (4 WEEKS) AZTHUN #143189-03 JUL. 11 M/W 9 AM (4 WEEKS) AZTHUN #143189-04 3 CLASSES PER WEEK • $150 (Non-resident $180) JUN. 6 M/W/F 5:30 AM (4 WEEKS) AZTHUN #143190-01 JUN. 6 M/W/F 9 AM (4 WEEKS) AZTHUN #143190-02 JUL. 6 M/W/F 5:30 AM (4 WEEKS) AZTHUN #143190-03 JUL. 6 M/W/F 9 AM (4 WEEKS) AZTHUN #143190-04 ————————————————————————————————— BOOT CAMP - GET IN SHAPE A certified fitness trainer leads you through resistance and cardiovascular training, abdominal workouts and nutritional guidance. Join other boot campers in this motivational, encouraging and fun environment. Don’t let the name scare you! No matter what your fitness level, this will be a great workout for you. 1 hour. Instructor: OLONA. • $105 (Non-resident $126) MAY 30 M/W/TH 4:30 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243102-01 JUL. 11 M/W/TH 4:30 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243102-02 AUG. 15 M/W/TH 4:30 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243102-03 ————————————————————————————————— GROUP FITNESS Looking to improve your strength, endurance and wellbeing? Group Fitness is offered in a setting with 1 to 4 people. Must be a Foothills Recreation Pass holder (details, page 10). Schedule time with trainer, Kris at 623-329-7788, before signing up. 1 hour. Instructor: SIEGREST (15+ years experience). • $25/hour JUNE TH 8:30 AM–12:30 PM FC-FIT #243194 JULY TH 8:30 AM–12:30 PM FC-FIT #243195 AUGUST TH 8:30 AM–12:30 PM FC-FIT #243196 ————————————————————————————————— PILATES A great class for beginners or those needing a more challenging workout. It’s mat pilates with the addition of rings, small medicine balls, exercise bands, weighted balls and big medicine balls. Ages 16+. 1 hour. Instructor: JUNEAU. • $31 (Non-resident $37) JUN. 8 W 6:45 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243121-01 JUL. 6 W 6:45 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243121-02 AUG. 10 W 6:45 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243121-03 ————————————————————————————————— Summer 2011 / My Community

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sign up now!

online – www.glendaleaz.com/ParksAndRecreation

phone – 623-930-2820 M–F: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Easy to use! Set up your account online. Pay with Visa, MasterCard or American Express.

623-930-4600 M–F: 5:30 a.m.–9 p.m. / SA: 7 a.m.–7 p.m. / SU: 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Pay with Visa, MasterCard or American Express.

in person – 5850 W. Glendale Ave.

Glendale Parks & Recreation M–F: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

5600 W. Union Hills Dr.

Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center M–F: 5:30 a.m.–9 p.m. / SA: 7 a.m.–7 p.m. / SU: 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Pay with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, cash, check or money order.

mail –

Complete the Sign Up Form below and send it with your payment, along with a self-addressed stamped envelope, to one of the locations noted on the form. Pay with check or money order payable to City of Glendale.

After you sign up, you will receive a printed confirmation of your class/activity. Online you will receive a screen receipt that can be printed. If you do not receive confirmation prior to your class/activity start date, call 623-930-2820. Your confirmation will serve as notice for you to attend on the specified start date. You will not be able to attend if your name is not on the class/activity roster. All classes and activities are subject to change depending upon instructor availability and minimum/ maximum enrollment and are subject to cancellation due to insufficient enrollment. In the event of a cancellation, you will be notified by phone and may request a transfer or refund. For cancellation / refund policy, see page 28. All information is subject to change without notice. Some fees do not include materials or supplies. Estimated cost of the materials or supplies will vary with quality and quantity used. For assistance, call 623-930-4600 or 623-930-2820. For class locations, see page 21.

For special accommodations, call 623-930-4613. Hearing impaired can call the TDD at 623-930-2197.

sign up form

Make check or money order payable to: City of Glendale.

ADULT NAME

ADULT SIGNATURE

ADDRESS

New address? Check box HOME PHONE

CODE

CITY

WORK PHONE

ACTIVITY/CLASS TITLE

ZIP

E-MAIL ADDRESS

PARTICIPANT'S NAME

mail or bring to one of these locations: – Glendale Parks & Recreation 5850 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale, AZ 85301 – Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center 5600 W. Union Hills Dr., Glendale, AZ 85308

DATE OF BIRTH (For Children)

GENDER

PRICE

YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP FUND DONATION

TOTAL Notification is given regarding sign up status at time of receipt. If received through mail, notification is mailed.

NOTICE: Participants should be aware that there is some risk involved in these activities and that all participants do so at their own risk. Medical insurance is not provided by the city of Glendale.

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EXTREME CONDITIONING Extreme Conditioning is designed to push you to your limits and includes cardio conditioning, muscular and core strengthening, distance running and more! Expect to increase your endurance, strength, agility and speed, along with your self esteem and well being. Design your own workout schedule. No class July 4, 5:30 p.m. 1 hour. Instructors: OLESON / SIEGREST (Valley fitness instructors with 15+ years experience).  Class times… M: 9:30 AM or 5:30 PM • TU: 6 AM • W: 8:30 AM, 9:30 AM or 5:30 PM • TH: 6 AM • F: 9:30 AM • SA: 8 AM 1 MONTH - 1 CLASS PER WEEK • $44 (Non-resident $53) JUL. 1–31 FC-GYM #243170-01 AUG. 1–31 FC-GYM #243170-02 SEP. 1–30 FC-GYM #244170-01 1 MONTH - UNLIMITED CLASSES • $79 (Non-resident $95) JUL. 1–31 FC-GYM #243150-01 AUG. 1–31 FC-GYM #243150-02 SEP. 1–30 FC-GYM #244150-01 3 MONTHS - UNLIMITED CLASSES • $207 (Non-resident $248) JUL. 1–SEP. 30 FC-GYM #243160-01 AUG. 1–OCT. 31 FC-GYM #243160-02 SEP. 1–NOV. 30 FC-GYM #244160-01 ————————————————————————————————— INDOOR CYCLING For all levels. Adjust the cycles and simulate riding hills, sprints, jumps, flats and more. The more wheel tension you add, the more difficult the “ride.” Bring a water bottle and towel. 50 minutes. Instructors: OLESON / SIEGREST (Valley fitness instructors with 15+ years experience). • $30 (Non-resident $36) JUN. 27 M 8:30 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243199-01 JUN. 28 TU 9 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243199-02 JUN. 28 TU 5 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243199-03 JUL. 1 F 4:30 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243199-04 JUL. 2 SA 9:10 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243199-05 AUG. 8 M 8:30 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243199-06 AUG. 9 TU 9 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243199-07 AUG. 9 TU 5 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243199-08 AUG. 12 F 4:30 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243199-09 AUG. 13 SA 9:10 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243199-10 ————————————————————————————————— TENNIS TENNIS I: For those who have played little or no tennis. Learn the basic strokes to enjoy the game. TENNIS II: For those who have graduated from the beginner’s course or haven’t played for a while. Learn advanced strokes, scoring and playing strategies. Ages 19+. 1 hour. Instructor: PASEO RACQUET CENTER PROFESSIONALS. • $66 (Non-resident $79) TENNIS I JUN. 8 W 6:30 PM (8 WEEKS) PASEO #143131-01 TENNIS II JUN. 8 W 7:30 PM (8 WEEKS) PASEO #143135-01 —————————————————————————————————

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GOLF 101 Looking for the golfer that wants to get started or has been playing but needs to sharpen their skills. Learn the FUNdamentals including grip, swing, chipping, putting, short game, rules, confidence, etiquette and more. Ages 18+. 1-½ hours. Instructor: SWARTZ. • $108 (Non-resident $129) JUN. 8 W 7 PM (4 WEEKS) GLMGC #143181-01 JUN. 18 SA 8 AM (4 WEEKS) GLMGC #143181-02 JUL. 5 TU 6 PM (4 WEEKS) GLMGC #143181-03 AUG. 4 TH 6 PM (4 WEEKS) GLMGC #143181-04 ————————————————————————————————— ICE SKATING LESSONS TEEN - ADULT BEGINNER For those who wished they would have started skating sooner. Be up and skating in 8 weeks. Rental skates included. Ages 14+. 30 minutes. Instructor: PEORIA POLAR STAFF. • $84 (Non-resident $101) JUN. 11 SA 9:45 AM (8 WEEKS) PP #143150-01 ————————————————————————————————— JAPANESE JUDO Learn basic judo postures and salutations, how to move on the mat, control your opponent and be thrown safely. Also techniques of grappling, locking, choking, escaping and sequence combinations will be demonstrated and taught. Ages 11+. No class July 4. 1-½ hours. Instructor: DR. MOORE. • $18 (Non-resident $22) JUN. 1 M/W 7 PM (1 MONTH) FC-EXB #243112-01 JUL. 6 M/W 7 PM (1 MONTH) FC-EXB #243112-02 AUG. 1 M/W 7 PM (1 MONTH) FC-EXB #243112-03 ————————————————————————————————— AIKIDO This unique martial art lets you defend yourself without fighting. Control your opponent by blending with their motion and energy, not by kicking or punching. Great for students of all sizes and abilities; beginners welcome. This is an on-going, monthly class. Continuing students will be eligible for belt advancement. Ages 14+. 1-½ hours. Instructor: FLEEGLE. • $50 (Non-resident $60) JUN. 1 W/SA ** PM (1 MONTH) CCN #143111-01 JUL. 6 W/SA ** PM (1 MONTH) CCN #143111-02 AUG. 3 W/SA ** PM (1 MONTH) CCN #143111-03 ** Class meets on Wed. at 6 p.m. & Sat. at 11 a.m. ————————————————————————————————— T’AI CHI (YANG STYLE) Derived from an ancient Chinese martial art, Tai Chi movements, when practiced slowly, can have certain health benefits such as improved balance, flexibility and stress reduction. Investigate the first third of the 36 postures. 1-½ hours. Instructor: GILL. • $53 (Non-resident $64) JUN. 9 TH 7 PM (8 WEEKS) FC-EXB #243115-01 ————————————————————————————————— T’AI CHI Experience the flow of new energy as you learn the principles and beginning movements of T’ai Chi (Yang form). Better balance, flexibility and stress management are health benefits gained. No class June 23. 1 hour. Instructor: BURR. • $41 (Non-resident $49) JUN. 9 TH 9 AM (8 WEEKS) FC-EXB #243179-01 ————————————————————————————————— Summer 2011 / My Community

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MARTIAL ARTS - TAE KWON DO Learn martial arts self-defense in a positive, encouraging atmosphere while getting a workout and building a “Yes I Can” attitude. ($30 optional uniform may be purchased). Ages 9+. 1 hour. Instructor: TEMPLEMAN. • $38 (Non-resident $46) JUL. 8 F 7 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXB #243175-01 AUG. 5 F 7 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXB #243175-02 ————————————————————————————————— WARRIOR X-FIT Fitness training with a martial arts flair. Transform your body, fitness level and frame of mind. Improve strength, aerobic fitness, flexibility, coordination and balance. No previous training required. Instructor will collect $14.50 for resistance band. 1 hour. Instructor: KEENE. • $79 (Non-resident $95) JUN. 7 TU/TH * PM (4 WEEKS) KEENE’S #143183-01 JUL. 5 TU/TH * PM (4 WEEKS) KEENE’S #143183-02 AUG. 2 TU/TH * PM (4 WEEKS) KEENE’S #143183-03 * Class meets on Tues. at 6:50 p.m. & Thur. at 6:10 p.m. ————————————————————————————————— HATHA YOGA Yoga provides an opportunity to gain flexibility and balance in both the body and mind. Class will focus on poses, using breath work and meditation. All levels welcome. Wear loose/stretchy, comfortable clothing. Please bring a yoga mat and water. No class July 2. 1 hour. Instructor: JUNEAU. Class 243188-01 • $46 (Non-resident $55); Class 243188-02 • $38 (Non-resident $46) JUN. 4 SA 8:30 AM (8 WEEKS) FC-EXB #243188-01 AUG. 13 SA 8:30 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXB #243188-02 ————————————————————————————————— GENTLE YOGA Yoga “calms the howling of the mind” restoring balance and inner peace. Instruction combines kundalini breathing (pranayama) with stretches and bodywork (asana). Most of the class is done on the floor on a soft mat with variations offered for those who prefer to sit on a chair. Wear exercise clothes and bring a foam rubber exercise mat and towel. Ages 16+. No class July 4. 1-½ hours. Instructor: CZUKOR. • $65 (Non-resident $78) JUN. 6 M 11 AM (10 WEEKS) FC-EXB #243124-01 JUN. 6 M 5:30 PM (10 WEEKS) AC-108 #143124-02 JUN. 10 F 11 AM (10 WEEKS) FC-EXB #243124-03 ————————————————————————————————— YOGALATES A system of pilates and yoga that enhances core strength, balance and flexibility through breath and flow. Yoga brings about peace. Pilates strengthens. Wear appropriate attire. 1 hour. Instructor: JUNEAU. • $50 (Non-resident $60) JUN. 7 TU/TH 5:30 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXB #243122-01 JUL. 5 TU/TH 5:30 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXB #243122-02 AUG. 9 TU/TH 5:30 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXB #243122-03

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dance

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INTERMEDIATE LINE DANCE Learn the Rio, Bosa Nova, and more! 1 hour. Instructor: TERRY and ROSEMARY LUTZ. • $23 (Non-resident $28) JUN. 9 TH 8:30 AM (8 WEEKS) AC-107 #133143-01 AUG. 4 TH 8:30 AM (8 WEEKS) AC-107 #133143-02 —————————————————————————————————

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ZUMBA Zumba is a Latin inspired dance and fitness class that incorporates Latin and International music to dance movements while creating a dynamic, exciting and effective fitness system. It combines fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body using an aerobic approach to achieve a balance of cardio and muscle-toning benefits. Classes #133170-01 & #133170-04 is a slower paced, low-impact class. 1 hour. Instructor: TOLEDO. • $31 (Non-resident $37) JUN. 21 TU 11 AM (6 WEEKS) AC-107 #133170-01 JUN. 21 TU 6 PM (6 WEEKS) AC-107 #133170-02 JUN. 22 W 10 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXA #233170-03 JUN. 23 TH 11 AM (6 WEEKS) AC-107 #133170-04 ————————————————————————————————— ZUMBA Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program. Class includes interval training sessions using fast and slow rhythms. Ages 15+. No class July 4. 1 hour. Instructor: GUEST. • $53 (Non-resident $64) JUN. 6 M 6:45 PM (8 WEEKS) FC-EXA #233140-01 JUN. 11 SA 11 AM (8 WEEKS) FC-EXA #233140-02 ————————————————————————————————— MICHAEL JACKSON’S GREATEST HITS From Thriller, to Beat It, the King of Pop has produced some of the best dance hits of all time. Join us as we dance to the choreography of Michael Jackson’s greatest hits. Ages 15+. 50 minutes. Instructor: BATES. • $48 (Non-resident $58) JUN. 9 TH 6:20 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-100 #233147-01 JUL. 28 TH 6:20 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-100 #233147-02 ————————————————————————————————— PERFORMANCE DANCE An exhilarating and fun class designed to build confidence and enhance presence in front of groups. Skills learned in dance can be applied to all types of presentations. Ages 18+. 50 minutes. Instructor: BATES. • $48 (Non-resident $58) JUN. 12 SU 1 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXA #233188-01 JUL. 31 SU 1 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXA #233188-02 ————————————————————————————————— RHYTHM & MOVEMENT Learn the fundamentals of rhythm and music applied to jazz and hip hop. See how fun and easy it is to learn dance. 50 minutes. Instructor: BATES. • $48 (Non-resident $58) JUN. 12 SU 2 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXA #233187-01 JUL. 31 SU 2 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXA #233187-02 ————————————————————————————————— LATIN TONE & TECHNIQUE Learn the movements and technique of the Samba, Rumba and more. Come dressed to sweat. Wear sneakers or Latin dance shoes. No partner needed. Ages 15+. No class July 4 and Sept. 5. 50 minutes. Instructor: BATES. • $48 (Nonresident $58) JUN. 6 M 8 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-100 #233148-01 AUG. 1 M 8 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-100 #233148-02 ————————————————————————————————— BEGINNING SALSA DANCING Find the rhythm to different Latin songs and the Cuban Motion. You’ll be asked to rotate dance partners to get a better grasp on leading and following. Ages 15+. 50 minutes. Instructor: BATES. • $48 (Non-resident $58) JUN. 9 TH 8:15 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-100 #233150-01 JUL. 28 TH 8:15 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-100 #233150-02 —————————————————————————————————


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BALLROOM Learn to dance the Tango, Waltz and more. Learn correct posture, dance frame and footwork with poise and grace. Ages 15+. No class July 4 and Sept. 5. 50 minutes. Instructor: BATES. • $48 (Non-resident $58) BALLROOM 101 JUN. 9 TH 7:20 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-100 #233149-01 JUL. 28 TH 7:20 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-100 #233149-02 BALLROOM 202 (must have taken Ballroom 101) JUN. 6 M 7 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-100 #233146-01 AUG. 1 M 7 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-100 #233146-02 BALLROOM 303 (must have taken Ballroom 202) JUN. 8 W 7:30 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-100 #233145-01 JUL. 27 W 7:30 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-100 #233145-02

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culinary arts

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BASIC COOKING TECHNIQUES Topics include portioning, reduction, thickening agents, floured meats and sauces all while learning to prepare a few varieties of dishes that will help you with most recipes you’ll find in any cook book. $10 supply fee collected at class. 3 hours. Instructor: READY SET COOK. • $43 (Non-resident $52) JUN. 11 SA 4 PM (1 DAY) FC-KIT #203152-01 AUG. 27 SA 12 PM (1 DAY) FC-KIT #203152-02 ————————————————————————————————— GOURMET COOKING ON A DIME Need a bit of inspiration or help with your meals? Explore delicious, gourmet quality food on a budget suited for today’s families. A great class for teens and parents to take together. Rebecca Turrigiano of “Gourmet Cooking on a Dime,” invites you to discover the joys of cooking. ITALIAN CUISINE: Topics feature marinara and Bolognese sauce, pasta with cream sauce, Spaghetti Carbonara, homemade pizza and more! INTERNATIONAL CUISINE: Highlights English/British, Indian, Filipino cuisine. Dishes will include Cottage/Shepherds Pie, Bangers and Mash, Filo Dough Pie, Chicken Adobe, Chicken Strips and more. $20 supply fee will be collected. 2-½ hours. Instructor: TURRIGIANO (gourmetcookingonadime.com). • $79 (Non-resident $95) ITALIAN CUISINE JUN. 7 TU 6:30 PM (3 WEEKS) FC-KIT #203159-01 INTERNATIONAL CUISINE JUN. 28 TU 6:30 PM (3 WEEKS) FC-KIT #203160-01 ————————————————————————————————— CREATE FABULOUS BREAKFASTS Throw a little twist into your Sunday breakfast routine. We’ll explore great Sunday brunch items liked shirred eggs, frittata and quiche. $10 supply fee collected at class. 3 hours. Instructor: READY SET COOK. • $43 (Non-resident $52) AUG. 6 SA 4 PM (1 DAY) FC-KIT #203156-01 —————————————————————————————————

————————————————————————————————— BASIC FLOWERS AND CAKE DESIGN Explore the sophisticated ways to bring your cakes and desserts to life! Learn to create beautiful icing flowers such as pansies, lilies and roses. Discover the secrets of arranging flowers in a beautifully balanced, cake-top bouquet. Your flowers will be framed by an impressive border treatment or basket weave design. “Flowers and Cake Design” kit, available at craft stores, is required. Kit costs approximately $34. Supply list provided at class. Spanish on request. 3 hours. Instructor: FINAN. • $65 (Non-resident $78) AUG. 6 SA 1 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-KIT #203138-01 ————————————————————————————————— CAKE DECORATING BASICS Learn the right way to decorate a cake and how to bake a great cake! Learn to create icing drop flowers, rosettes, leaves, shaggy mums and more. Also learn to decorate cookies and cupcakes. “Method Decorating Basics” kit, available at craft stores, is required. Kit costs approximately $34. Supply list provided at class. Spanish on request. 3 hours. Instructor: FINAN. • $65 (Non-resident $78) JUL. 9 SA 1 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-KIT #203110-01 ————————————————————————————————— GUM PASTE & FONDANT Create amazing hand-shaped flowers, borders and accents using these easy-to-shape icings. Learn to make an artful bow, mum, rose, carnation, calla lily, rosebud and daisy. The confidence you will gain from this advanced class will enable you to create cakes that will add excitement to your family celebrations for years to come. “Gum Paste & Fondant” kit, available at craft stores, is required. Kit costs approximately $34. Supply list provided at class. Spanish on request. 3 hours. Instructor: FINAN. • $65 (Non-resident $78) JUN. 11 SA 1 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-KIT #203126-01 ————————————————————————————————— SIMPLE STIR-FRY Learn basic stir-fry techniques and the major components of Chinese cuisine. Impress friends and family with popular stir fry dishes such as Kung Pao, house fried rice and chow mein. $10 supply fee will be collected at class. 3 hours. Instructor: READY SET COOK. • $43 (Non-resident $52) JUL. 2 SA 4 PM (1 DAY) FC-KIT #203148-01 AUG. 13 SA 4 PM (1 DAY) FC-KIT #203148-02 ————————————————————————————————— LET’S MAKE PASTA Learn to make a variety of homemade pastas, such as sauté shrimp pasta with creamy sun-dried tomato sauce. Focus will be on making pasta from scratch, garlic to spinach, and also gnocchi. It’s fun, easy and fresh pasta is out of this world! $10 supply fee collected at class. 3 hours. Instructor: READY SET COOK. • $43 (Non-resident $52) JUN. 25 SA 4 PM (1 DAY) FC-KIT #203149-01 ————————————————————————————————— SALAD-VINAIGRETTE Tired of salad dressing from the store? Discover new dressings and learn the major components that make up a vinaigrette. $10 supply fee collected at class. 3 hours. Instructor: READY SET COOK. • $43 (Non-resident $52) AUG. 20 SA 12 PM (1 DAY) FC-KIT #203154-01 ————————————————————————————————— Summer 2011 / My Community

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AMAZING MARINADES Ever wonder how meats from some restaurants are so tender and tasty? Marinade is the secret! Learn the basics of marinating and brining and bring marinade to a whole new level. $10 supply fee collected at class. 3 hours. Instructor: READY SET COOK. • $43 (Non-resident $52) JUN. 18 SA 4 PM (1 DAY) FC-KIT #203151-01 ————————————————————————————————— ROULADE Roulade came from the French word “Rouler” which means “to roll.” Creating a roulade is elegant and provides a beautiful plate presentation. It will bring your culinary skill to the next level. $10 supply fee collected at class. 3 hours. Instructor: READY SET COOK. • $43 (Non-resident $52) AUG. 13 SA 12 PM (1 DAY) FC-KIT #203155-01 ————————————————————————————————— HORS DOEUVRES 101 - CUPS, CANAPES AND CROSTINIS Looking for ways to improve the food situation for your next party? Ditch the chips and dips and serve some real hors doeuvres! $10 supply fee collected at class. 3 hours. Instructor: READY SET COOK. • $43 (Non-resident $52) AUG. 20 SA 4 PM (1 DAY) FC-KIT #203163-01 ————————————————————————————————— HORS DOEUVRES 102 - HOT AND COLD We will be making items that will make everyone think that you had a professional caterer deliver the food. $10 supply fee collected at class. 3 hours. Instructor: READY SET COOK. • $43 (Non-resident $52) AUG. 27 SA 4 PM (1 DAY) FC-KIT #203164-01

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personal development

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MYSTERY SHOPPING Looking for extra income? Imagine eating at a restaurant or going to the movies and getting paid to do it. Learn what mystery shopping is, how to get started, get assignments and evaluate places such as restaurants, movie theaters, etc. Class is based on instructor’s 15 years experience in the field. Ages 18+. 4 hours. Instructor: SCHILLER. • $31 (Nonresident $37) JUN. 22 W 9:30 AM (1 DAY) AC-106 #153195-01 ————————————————————————————————— DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY Learn basic and advanced features of digital cameras in a hands-on, easy-to-understand approach. Bring a digital camera (with the ability to be manually set) along with the owner’s manual. A comprehensive booklet will be provided. 4 hours. Instructor: SCHILLER. • $49 (Non-resident $59) JUN. 28 TU 5:30 PM (2 WEEKS) FC-210 #213102-01 —————————————————————————————————

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DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY BASICS Designed for those who have just purchased a point-and-shoot or DSLR digital camera or looking to purchase one. This beginner class covers basic functions, terms, assessing the camera and what features are best suited for your needs. Discuss and compare differences between a pointand-shoot and DSLR as well as choices of lenses. A handy, comprehensive booklet will be provided. 4 hours. Instructor: SCHILLER. • $37 (Non-resident $44) JUN. 21 TU 5:30 PM (1 DAY) FC-210 #213104-01 AUG. 2 TU 10 AM (1 DAY) AC-104 #113104-02 ————————————————————————————————— DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY & PHOTO-ENHANCING Learn basic and advanced features of digital cameras in an easy, hands-on approach with tips, one-on-one help and details about photo-enhancing software. Discuss the camera symbols and their functions as it relates to improving photography skills. Time will be allotted in class for picture taking. Bring a digital camera (must have ability to be manually set) with the owner’s manual. A comprehensive booklet will be provided. 4 hours. Instructor: SCHILLER. • $65 (Non-resident $78) AUG. 9 TU 10 AM (3 WEEKS) AC-104 #113103-01 ————————————————————————————————— WHAT EVERYONE NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT SOCIAL SECURITY When should I take my Social Security benefits? Should I continue to work while collecting Social Security? How is my benefit amount determined? How do I minimize the tax on Social Security? Get the answers and discuss strategies to position yourself for YOUR Social Security benefits. Ages 18+. 1-½ hours. Instructor: URBANOWICZ (EA, CCPS). • $24 (Non-resident $29) JUN. 9 TH 10:30 AM (1 DAY) FC-206 #253108-01 AUG. 27 SA 10:30 AM (1 DAY) FC-206 #253108-02 ————————————————————————————————— CPR AND FIRST AID TRAINING Be prepared in an emergency! Learn basic CPR and first aid, providing you the knowledge and skills necessary to administer emergency care in cases of injury or sudden illness. Successful completion cards will be distributed. Optional health care provider offered for an additional $5, payable at class. Ages 12+. 3 hours. Instructor: TUTRONE. • $37 (Non-resident $44) JUN. 7 TU 6 PM (1 DAY) FC-206 #253141-01 JUL. 7 TH 6 PM (1 DAY) FC-204 #253141-02 JUL. 23 SA 12 PM (1 DAY) FC-206 #253141-03 AUG. 9 TU 6 PM (1 DAY) FC-206 #253141-04 ————————————————————————————————— PLAN FOR THE FUTURE: HOW AN ESTATE PLAN HELPS PUT YOU IN CONTROL Establish or refine your financial and estate planning goals. Learn to avoid probate; the ins and outs of wills, trusts, living wills and powers of attorney; how to protect your assets and more. Ages 18+. 2-½ hours. Instructor: HARNDEN (CPA, CFP, PFS). • $18 per person/couple (Non-resident $22) JUL. 6 W 6:30 PM (1 DAY) FC-210 #253191-01 —————————————————————————————————


MUSCLE TESTING Our bodies always know what is best for us, if we would learn to listen. This class will teach you how to do a simple test on your muscle strength, to determine if your vitamins, lotions, shampoos, deodorants or perfumes are resonating with your body or creating havoc. Muscle testing is Kinesiology made simple. Learn to listen to your intuition and let your body become a pendulum for improved health and well being. Please bring your supplements, deodorants, perfumes, etc. and see if they are good for you. Ages 18+. 2 hours. Instructor: LOVE. • $35 (Non-resident $42) JUN. 6 M 6 PM (1 DAY) FC-210 #253151-01 ————————————————————————————————— SPANISH SPANISH I: Learn greetings, days of the week and more. Emphasizes basic sounds of the alphabet, vowels and phrases. Verb usage and grammar introduced. SPANISH II: For those who have taken Spanish I or have prior Spanish instruction. Ages 14+. 1-½ hours. Instructor: DAVIS. • $59 (Non-resident $71) SPANISH I JUN. 2 TH 5:30 PM (8 WEEKS) FC-210 #263110-01 SPANISH II JUN. 2 TH 7 PM (8 WEEKS) FC-210 #263111-01

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cultural arts

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SCULPTING & HAND BUILDING WITH CLAY Learn to create a sculpture with the guidance of a professional artist. Create ceramic pieces using handbuilding techniques. $20 supply fee will be collected at the first class. 1-½ hours. Instructor: BARBOUR (former arts academy instructor). • $72 (Non-resident $56) JUN. 17 F 1 PM (3 WEEKS) AC-105 #123134-01 JUL. 8 F 1 PM (3 WEEKS) AC-105 #123134-02 JUL. 29 F 1 PM (3 WEEKS) AC-105 #123134-03 ————————————————————————————————— GLASS FUSION JEWELRY Create a set of jewels as unique as you! Colored glass is layered and kiln fired to create a beautiful glass pendant and set of matching earrings. $20 supply fee will be collected at the first class. 1-½ hours. Instructor: BARBOUR (former arts academy instructor). • $58 (Non-resident $70) JUN. 14 TU 7 PM (1 DAY) FC-212 #223123-01 JUN. 28 TU 7 PM (1 DAY) FC-212 #223123-02 AUG. 2 TU 7 PM (1 DAY) FC-212 #223123-03 AUG. 16 TU 7 PM (1 DAY) FC-212 #223123-04 ————————————————————————————————— INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING Explore a variety of drawing techniques including shading, blending, perspective and composition. Projects include drawing objects, still life, landscape, anatomy and more. Award-winning instructor is a nationally-exhibited fine artist and former art and design professor. Bring pencils, eraser, ruler and scissors to first class; materials list will be discussed. 3 hours. Instructor: EISENBERG. • $65 (Non-resident $78) JUN. 9 TH 6:45 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-212 #223136-01 JUL. 21 TH 6:45 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-212 #223136-02 —————————————————————————————————

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AC..................Glendale Adult Center, 5970 W. Brown St. AZSK..................Arizona Shotokan Karate, 5815 W. Glendale Ave. AZTHUN . ................AZ Thunder Elite Cheer Gym, 14131 N. Rio Vista Bl., #3 CCN..................Community Center North, 14075 N. 59th Ave. FC..................Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. GLMGC..................Glen Lakes Municipal Golf Course, 5450 W. Northern Ave. KEENE’S.................Keene’s ATA Martial Arts, 6740 W. Deer Valley Rd., D-106 OSDA..................On Stage Dance Academy, 6666 W. Peoria Ave. #116 PASEO..................Paseo Racquet Center, 6268 W. Thunderbird Rd. PP..................Peoria Polar, 15829 N. 83rd Ave. Summer 2011 / My Community

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OIL PAINTING Paint along with the instructor while creating your own masterpiece. Learn the layered approach and explore the methods of the old masters of realism. Learn charcoal sketching, paint application and brush techniques. For supply list, call 602-938-2036 prior to the first class. 2-½ hours. Instructor: MARTIN. • $60 (Non-resident $72) JUN. 9 TH 6 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-208 #223142-01 JUL. 21 TH 6 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-208 #223142-02 ————————————————————————————————— PORTRAIT/ LANDSCAPE PAINTING In this introductory class, you’ll create lively and brilliant colored landscapes and/or portraits. Learn value, tone and art principles in painting. For supply list, call 623-878-5932 prior to first class. 2-½ hours. Instructor: KIMBLE. • $59 (Non-resident $71) JUN. 8 W 6 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-208 #223140-01 ————————————————————————————————— OIL/ACRYLICS PAINTING Color composition, brush strokes and more are highlighted in this class. Expect lively class interaction in a relaxed atmosphere. Instructor will call with supply list or call 623-878-5932. 3 hours. Instructor: KIMBLE. • $60 (Non-resident $72) JUN. 7 TU 9 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-208 #223141-01 ————————————————————————————————— POTTERY WHEEL THROWING Throw a lidded dish, large serving bowl and large vase in this pottery wheel throwing class. Class is limited to 4 students. Ages 16+. $25 supply fee will be collected at the first class. 2 hours and 15 min. Instructor: BARBOUR (former arts academy instructor). • $138 (Non-resident $166) JUN. 18 SA 9:15 AM (3 WEEKS) AC-105 #123131-01 JUL. 9 SA 9:15 AM (3 WEEKS) AC-105 #123131-02 JUL. 30 SA 9:15 AM (3 WEEKS) AC-105 #123131-03

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music

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ELEMENTS® AMAZING ELECTRONIC PIANO KEYBOARD / ADULT LEVEL 1 From the Beatles to Bach, from Broadway hits to movie themes, this award-winning method teaches keyboard skills on real songs you know and love. This program uses brilliantly-conceived visual tools that show students how music works. Keyboards and all materials are provided for classroom use. For more information, call 480-325-2684. 1 hour. Instructor: ELEMENTS STAFF. • $97 (Non-resident $117) JUN. 7 TU 6:30 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-204 #283128-01 —————————————————————————————————

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BEGINNING GUITAR Bring your acoustic guitar and make music! Learn hand positions, basic theory and more. No experience necessary. Notebook/pencil suggested. Ages 14+. 1 hour. Instructor: THE PHOENIX CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC FACULTY. • $68 (Non-resident $82) JUN. 9 TH 6:30 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-202 #283122-01 ————————————————————————————————— BEGINNING (ACOUSTIC) GUITAR Bring your guitar and learn basic chords, strums, how to read music and more! $7 book fee collected at the first class (Hal Leonard Guitar Method, Book 1, 2nd edition). Ages 12+. 2 hours. Instructor: MOORE. • $71 (Non-resident $85) JUN. 18 SA 10:30 AM (8 WEEKS) AC-102 #183121-01 JUN. 18 SA 1:30 PM (8 WEEKS) FC-210 #283121-02 ————————————————————————————————— JOY IN SINGING Experience new levels of “Joy” in singing in this fun and interactive class. Classes will include vocal warm ups, training in power singing, stage presence and self esteem. 45 minutes. Instructor: TRIMBLE. • $59 (Non-resident $71) JUN. 11 SA 10:50 AM (4 WEEKS) FC-BOB #283143-01 JUL. 9 SA 10:50 AM (4 WEEKS) FC-BOB #283143-02

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computer

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INTERNET Learn the basics of the internet, the terminology, opening links, changing the homepage and more. 3 hours. Instructor: LABATE. • $34 (Non-resident $41) JUL. 12 TU 9 AM (1 DAY) AC-100 #113101-01 AUG. 9 TU 3 PM (1 DAY) AC-100 #113101-02 ————————————————————————————————— SCANNING AND EDITING MADE EASY Learn scanning techniques, importing images to other programs, saving images, documents for print and internet. Please bring documents or photos to be scanned. Ages 18+. 2-½ hours. Instructor: SCHILLER. • $30 (Non-resident $36) JUN. 22 W 2 PM (1 DAY) AC-100 #113107-01 ————————————————————————————————— MICROSOFT WORD Basic Word 2007. Highlights keyboard, mouse, screen, tabs, ribbons, working with a disk, saving documents and printing. 3 hours. Instructor: LABATE. • $34 (Non-resident $41) AUG. 15 M 9 AM (1 DAY) AC-100 #113109-01 ————————————————————————————————— MICROSOFT WORD II Intermediate Word 2007. Learn about menus, tabs, ribbons, file folders, paint program and “card 101.” 3 hours. Instructor: LABATE. • $34 (Non-resident $41) AUG. 16 TU 9 AM (1 DAY) AC-100 #113114-01 ————————————————————————————————— UNDERSTANDING E-MAIL Open your own e-mail account. Learn to send messages, set up an address book, reply and forward messages and send attachments. 3 hours. Instructor: LABATE. • $34 (Non-resident $41) JUL. 5 TU 9 AM (1 DAY) AC-100 #113112-01 AUG. 2 TU 3 PM (1 DAY) AC-100 #113112-02 —————————————————————————————————


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youth & teen special interest classes

Parents, unless noted otherwise, we ask that only youth and teen participants attend class. An open house will be held the last day of class for observation.

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ELITE PERFORMANCE ATHLETICS: TRAINING FOR SERIOUS HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES (Ages 13-18) High school sports have become increasingly competitive. No longer can you succeed with only sport specific skills; you also need well developed athletic ability built on strength, speed, agility, acceleration, balance, explosive power and flexibility. This innovative program is integrated, holistic, progressive and based on training being used at the college, professional and Olympic level. Available for high school and college-bound athletes who wish to redefine their standards of athletic performance for the coming season. 1 hour. Instructor: TOWNSEND. 2 CLASSES PER WEEK • $125 (Non-resident $150) JUN. 6 M/W 11 AM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243290-01 JUN. 6 M/W 12 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243290-02 JUL. 11 M/W 11 AM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243290-03 JUL. 11 M/W 12 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243290-04 3 CLASSES PER WEEK • $150 (Non-resident $180) JUN. 6 M/W/F 11 AM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243291-01 JUN. 6 M/W/F 12 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243291-02 JUL. 11 M/W/F 11 AM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243291-03 JUL. 11 M/W/F 12 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXA #243291-04 ————————————————————————————————— AZ HOOPS CAMP CO-ED BASKETBALL CLINIC (Ages 9-14) Players are divided by age and are evaluated with daily analysis and feedback and at close of the clinic. Fundamental stations will emphasize footwork, ball handling, freethrow techniques, shooting skill development, pivot and rotation, as well as skills used in team games. Inspirational and motivational guest speakers, an AZHOOPS t-shirt and a certificate of attendance will be provided. Participants will receive sound instruction from head coach, Bob Smith, with over 20 years coaching experience. Coach Smith also analyzed game film with the NBA for 7 seasons. Clinic meets Monday through Thursday. 3 hours. Instructor: SMITH. • $79 (Non-resident $95) JUN. 6 M–TH 10 AM (1 WEEK) FC-GYM #243238-01 JUN. 13 M–TH 10 AM (1 WEEK) FC-GYM #243238-02 —————————————————————————————————

————————————————————————————————— SKATE, RATTLE AND ROLL SUMMER CAMP (Ages 5-12) The coolest camp in town! Kids will enjoy all indoor activities with constant counselor supervision (10:1 ratio). Activities include morning and afternoon public skate, daily 30 minute on ice lesson from our certified coaching staff, office exercise classes, broomball (ice hockey wearing tennis shoes, helmets and sticks provided), arts and crafts, movies and popcorn, science day, games, camp shirt and much more. 8 hours. Instructor: PEORIA POLAR • $149 (Non-resident $179) JUN. 6 M/TU/W/TH/F 9 AM (1 WEEK) PP #143257-01 JUN. 13 M/TU/W/TH/F 9 AM (1 WEEK) PP #143257-02 JUN. 20 M/TU/W/TH/F 9 AM (1 WEEK) PP #143257-03 JUN. 27 M/TU/W/TH/F 9 AM (1 WEEK) PP #143257-04 JUL. 11 M/TU/W/TH/F 9 AM (1 WEEK) PP #143257-05 JUL. 18 M/TU/W/TH/F 9 AM (1 WEEK) PP #143257-06 JUL. 25 M/TU/W/TH/F 9 AM (1 WEEK) PP #143257-07 AUG. 1 M/TU/W/TH/F 9 AM (1 WEEK) PP #143257-08 ————————————————————————————————— ICE SKATING & ICE HOCKEY LESSONS (Ages 2-13) Stresses fundamentals to new skaters. Curriculum based on the United States Figure Skating Association Basic Skills Program. Dress warm and bring mittens or gloves. Rental skates included. 30 minutes. Instructor: PEORIA POLAR • $84 (Non-resident $101) PARENT & ME (Ages 2-6) For children who have never had formal instruction. Basic skating skills taught while allowing the parent to participate on the ice with them. JUN. 8 W 6:15 PM (8 WEEKS) PP #143252-01 JUN. 11 SA 9:45 AM (8 WEEKS) PP #143252-02 TOT I (Age 4-6) Teaches basic skills to children who have never had instruction. Learn sit and stand on and off ice, march in place and forward, two-foot glides and dipping in place. JUN. 10 F 4 PM (8 WEEKS) PP #143253-01 JUN. 11 SA 9:45 AM (8 WEEKS) PP #143253-02 HOCKEY TOT (Age 4-6) Learn basic hockey skating techniques. Includes the fundamentals of skating in a fun atmosphere. JUN. 11 SA 9:45 AM (8 WEEKS) PP #143254-01 HOCKEY I (Age 7+) Learn basic hockey skating techniques and the fundamentals of skating in a fun atmosphere. JUN. 11 SA 9:45 AM (8 WEEKS) PP #143255-01 BASIC I (Age 7-13) Learn falling and standing up, forward marching, two-foot glides, dipping, rocking horses, forward swizzles, snowplow stops, two foot hops and back wiggles. JUN. 10 F 4:30 PM (8 WEEKS) PP #143256-01 JUN. 11 SA 9:45 AM (8 WEEKS) PP #143256-02 —————————————————————————————————

PARENT & TOT TUMBLING (Ages 2-5) Learn tumbling basics that build strength, coordination and flexibility. It’s a fun way to spend quality time with your child and make new friends. 45 minutes. Instructor: STEPPIN’ OUT PERFORMING ARTS. • $50 (Non-resident $60) JUN. 7 TU 9:30 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXB #233226-01 JUL. 19 TU 9:30 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXB #233226-02 ————————————————————————————————— Summer 2011 / My Community

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————————————————————————————————— TUMBLING FOR TOTS (Ages 3-5) Learn basic tumbling moves like front and back rolls, cartwheels, bridges and more. 45 minutes. Instructor: RONCO. • $53 (Non-resident $64) JUL. 16 SA 10 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXB #243246-01 ————————————————————————————————— TUMBLING (Ages 6-12) A fun and exciting way to improve coordination, concentration and self-esteem. Learn basic tumbling moves like handstands, backbends and more! 1 hour. Instructor: RONCO. • $53 (Non-resident $64) JUL. 16 SA 11 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXB #243241-02 ————————————————————————————————— TUMBLING (Ages 3-11) Learn tumbling basics. Build strength, coordination and flexibility as well as hand/eye and foot/eye coordination. 1 hour. Instructor: ON STAGE DANCE ACADEMY. • $43 (Non-resident $52) AGES 3-5 JUN. 3 F 3 PM (4 WEEKS) OSDA #143268-02 JUL. 1 F 3 PM (4 WEEKS) OSDA #143268-04 AUG. 5 F 3 PM (4 WEEKS) OSDA #143268-06 AGES 6-11 JUN. 1 W 4 PM (4 WEEKS) OSDA #143268-01 JUL. 6 W 4 PM (4 WEEKS) OSDA #143268-03 AUG. 3 W 4 PM (4 WEEKS) OSDA #143268-05 ————————————————————————————————— SOCCERTOTS ARIZONA (Ages 1½-5) SoccerTots Arizona is a nationally-recognized, professionally-designed soccer program for kids. Our non-competitive approach allows children to learn the basics while having fun. All equipment (except a ball) is provided. PARENT INVOLVEMENT IS ENCOURAGED! Please arrive on time and bring a water bottle and #2 or #3 ball. 45 minutes. Instructor: BEGINNERS EDGE SPORTS TRAINING STAFF. • $69 (Non-resident $83) AGES 1½-2½ JUN. 11 SA 10:15 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-GYM #243271-02 JUL. 30 SA 10:15 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-GYM #243271-05 AGE 2½-3½ JUN.11 SA 9:15 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-GYM #243271-01 JUL. 30 SA 9:15 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-GYM #243271-04 AGES 3 ½-5 JUN. 11 SA 11:15 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-GYM #243271-03 JUL. 30 SA 11:15 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-GYM #243271-06 ————————————————————————————————— TENNIS (Ages 7-18) Bring your racquet and enjoy professional instruction geared towards beginners. Basic skills, etiquette and rules are covered using drills and games. Loaner racquets are available upon request. 1 hour. Instructor: PASEO RACQUET CENTER STAFF. • $60 (Non-resident $82) AGES 7-12 JUN. 7 TU/TH 10 AM (4 WEEKS) PASEO #143233-01 AGES 13-18 JUN. 7 TU/TH 10 AM (4 WEEKS) PASEO #143234-01 —————————————————————————————————

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LITTLE TENNIS (Ages 4-6) Directed towards the youngest players, this class helps develop motor skills while teaching tennis strokes with a mix of coordination exercises and games. Racquets not required; loaners are available. 30 minutes. Instructor: PASEO RACQUET CENTER STAFF. • $45 (Non-resident $54) JUN. 6 M/W 10 AM (4 WEEKS) PASEO #143232-01 ————————————————————————————————— AIKIDO (Ages 7-13) Aikido is a unique martial art in which you learn how to defend yourself without fighting. Control your opponent by blending with their motion and energy, not by kicking or punching. Great for students of all sizes and abilities; beginners welcome. This is a monthly, ongoing class. Continuing students will be eligible for belt advancement. 1 hour. Instructor: FLEEGLE. • $50 (Nonresident $60) JUN. 1 W/SA * PM (1 MONTH) CCN #143211-01 JUL. 6 W/SA * PM (1 MONTH) CCN #143211-02 AUG. 3 W/SA * PM (1 MONTH) CCN #143211-03 * Class meets on Wed. at 5 p.m. and Sat. at 10 a.m. ————————————————————————————————— TINY TIGERS (Ages 4-6) Tiny Tigers inspires self-discipline, courtesy and respect and is designed to improve motor skills, focus and listening skills. Free uniform included for first-time students. 25 minutes. Instructor: KEENE. • $64 (Non-resident $77) JUN. 7 TU/TH 4 PM (4 WEEKS) KEENE’S #143286-01 JUL. 5 TU/TH 4 PM (4 WEEKS) KEENE’S #143286-02 AUG. 2 TU/TH 4 PM (4 WEEKS) KEENE’S #143286-03 ————————————————————————————————— LITTLE TIGERS - BEGINNING KARATE-SHOTOKAN (Ages 3-8) This special class for beginners introduces the basics of Shotokan karate. Beginning students will receive a Gi (karate uniform). 30 minutes. Instructor: HYDER/STAFF. • $80 (Non-resident $96) JUN. 21 TU/TH 5:30 PM (5 WEEKS) AZSK #143217-01 JUL. 26 TU/TH 5:30 PM (5 WEEKS) AZSK #143217-02 ————————————————————————————————— JUNIORS GOLF SCHOOL AT GLEN LAKES (Ages 7-17) Learn the game of a lifetime. Selfconfidence and selfdiscipline will grow with each class. Topics include full swing, chipping, putting, sand shots, etiquette and rules. Clubs provided if needed. Class meets Monday–Friday for 1 week. 2 hours. Instructor: SWARTZ. • $83 (Non-resident: $100) JUN. 6 M-F 7:30 AM (1 WEEK) GLMGC #143281-01 JUN. 13 M-F 7:30 AM (1 WEEK) GLMGC #143281-02 JUN. 20 M-F 7:30 AM (1 WEEK) GLMGC #143281-03 JUN. 27 M-F 7:30 AM (1 WEEK) GLMGC #143281-04 JUL. 11 M-F 7:30 AM (1 WEEK) GLMGC #143281-05 JUL. 18 M-F 7:30 AM (1 WEEK) GLMGC #143281-06 —————————————————————————————————


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KARATE FOR KIDS (Ages 7-11) Help your child be their best! In Taekwondo every kid is a winner. Instruction promotes self-confidence, coordination, balance, agility, poise and thinking instead of panicking in potentially serious situations. It’s fun, disciplined and structured just right for beginners. A free uniform is included for first time students. 30 minutes. Instructor: KEENE. • $64 (Non-resident $77) JUN. 7 TU/TH * PM (4 WEEKS) KEENE’S #143285-01 JUL. 5 TU/TH * PM (4 WEEKS) KEENE’S #143285-02 AUG. 2 TU/TH * PM (4 WEEKS) KEENE’S #143285-03 * Class meets Tue. at 5:25 p.m. and Thur. at 4:40 p.m. ————————————————————————————————— MARTIAL ARTS/TAE KWON DO - TIGER ROGRAM (Ages 3-8) Experience this fun way to release energy while learning self discipline, respect, concentration and focus in a positive environment. (Optional uniform may be purchased for $30). 30 minutes. Instructor: TEMPLEMAN. • $38 (Non-resident $46) AGES 3-5 JUL. 8 F 6 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXB #243275-01 AUG. 5 F 6 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXB #243275-02 AGES 6-8 JUL. 8 F 6:30 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXB #243276-01 AUG. 5 F 6:30 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXB #243276-02 ————————————————————————————————— JAPANESE JUDO - BEGINNER/JUNIOR (Ages 6-10) Learn basic judo postures and salutations, how to move on the mat, control your opponent and be thrown safely. Techniques of grappling, locking, choking, escaping and sequence combinations will be demonstrated and taught. Great for beginners and veterans alike. No class July 4. 1 hour. Instructor: DR. MOORE. • $18 (Non-resident $22) JUN. 1 M/W 6 PM (1 MONTH) FC-EXB #243212-01 JUL. 6 M/W 6 PM (1 MONTH) FC-EXB #243212-02 AUG. 1 M/W 6 PM (1 MONTH) FC-EXB #243212-03

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CHEER AND HIP HOP (Ages 6-12) In this energized class, learn cheerleading basics such as arm movements, jumps and stunts as well as the newest hip hop styles. They’ll be incorporated into dances that will be showcased at the final class. 1 hour. Instructor: STEPPIN’ OUT PERFORMING ARTS. • $50 (Non-resident $60) JUN. 9 TH 5:30 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-204 #233263-01 JUL. 21 TH 5:30 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-204 #233263-02 ————————————————————————————————— WE CAN DANCE 2 (Age 2) Learn to teach your two year old skills that build strength, coordination, flexibility and motor skills. Using props, stories and fun music, your child will gain a positive introduction to dance and tumbling basics. 45 minutes. Instructor: STEPPIN’ OUT PERFORMING ARTS. • $50 (Non-resident $60) JUN. 7 TU 11:30 AM (9 WEEKS) FC-EXB #233202-01 JUL. 19 TU 11:30 AM (9 WEEKS) FC-EXB #233202-02 —————————————————————————————————

————————————————————————————————— CHEER & TUMBLE COMBO (Ages 3-5) In this high-energy class, your little cheerleader will learn basics such as jumps, kicks, chants and tumbling skills that build coordination and strength. The skills learned will be combined into a fun routine. 45 minutes. Instructor: STEPPIN’ OUT PERFORMING ARTS. • $50 (Non-resident $60) JUN. 7 TU 10:30 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXB #243266-01 JUL. 19 TU 10:30 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXB #243266-02 ————————————————————————————————— HIP HOP/TAP DANCE COMBO I (Ages 3-5) For both boys and girls, this is a fun and exciting introduction to hip hop, tap, jazz and tumbling basics. A dance combining learned techniques will be featured at the final class. 45 minutes. Instructor: STEPPIN’ OUT PERFORMING ARTS. • $50 (Non-resident $60) JUN. 8 W 10:30 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-204 #233225-01 JUL. 20 W 10:30 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-204 #233225-02 ————————————————————————————————— HIP HOP (Ages 5-8) This high-energy dance form incorporates all forms of dance. Concentrating on style, attitude, funk and self expression, it’s for all skill levels. 1 hour. Instructor: ON STAGE DANCE ACADEMY. • $43 (Non-resident $52) JUN. 4 SA 10 AM (4 WEEKS) OSDA #133254-01 JUL. 2 SA 10 AM (4 WEEKS) OSDA #133254-02 AUG. 6 SA 10 AM (4 WEEKS) OSDA #133254-03 ————————————————————————————————— ZUMBATOMIC® (Ages 6-12) Zumbatomic® is a fitness program for kids and is a fast-forward fusion of the Zumba program that includes salsa, cumbia, reggaeton, hip-hop and more. It’s a safe and effective class that includes fun and fitness at the same time. No class July 4. 45 minutes. Instructor: GUEST. • $53 (Non-resident $64) JUN. 6 M 5:45 PM (8 WEEKS) FC-102 #243282-01 ————————————————————————————————— BALLET/TAP COMBO (Ages 3-6) Dancers will learn beginning ballet and tap skills in this preschool movement education class. 1 hour. Instructor: ON STAGE DANCE ACADEMY. • $43 (Non-resident $52) JUN. 2 TH 6 PM (4 WEEKS) OSDA #133259-01 JUN. 4 SA 9 AM (4 WEEKS) OSDA #133259-02 JUL. 7 TH 6 PM (4 WEEKS) OSDA #133259-03 JUL. 2 SA 9 AM (4 WEEKS) OSDA #133259-04 AUG. 4 TH 6 PM (4 WEEKS) OSDA #133259-05 AUG. 6 SA 9 AM (4 WEEKS) OSDA #133259-06 ————————————————————————————————— BALLET/JAZZ COMBO (Ages 3-5) Ballet, jazz and tumbling skills are taught through stories, games and fun music. 45 minutes. Instructor: STEPPIN’ OUT PERFORMING ARTS. • $50 (Non-resident $60) JUN. 8 W 11:30 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-204 #233295-01 JUL. 20 W 11:30 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-204 #233295-02 ————————————————————————————————— Summer 2011 / My Community

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BALLET/TAP DANCE (Ages 3-5) An exciting introduction to ballet, tap, creative movement and some tumbling skills. Tap shoes required. 45 minutes. Instructor: STEPPIN’ OUT PERFORMING ARTS. • $50 (Non-resident $60) JUN. 8 W 9:30 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-204 #233224-01 JUL. 20 W 9:30 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-204 #233224-02 ————————————————————————————————— BALLET/TAP COMBO (Ages 3-4) An exciting introduction to ballet, tap, creative movement and tumbling basics focusing on fun and a positive introduction to dance. Tap shoes required. 45 minutes. Instructor: STEPPIN’ OUT PERFORMING ARTS. • $50 (Non-resident $60) JUN. 9 TH 3:30 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-204 #233293-01 JUL. 21 TH 3:30 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-204 #233293-02 ————————————————————————————————— BALLET/TAP DANCE COMBO II (Ages 5-6) Great for both boys and girls, this is an exciting introduction to ballet, jazz, tap, creative movement and tumbling basics. Tap shoes required. 45 minutes. Instructor: STEPPIN’ OUT PERFORMING ARTS. • $50 (Non-resident $60) JUN. 9 TH 4:30 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-204 #233294-01 JUL. 21 TH 4:30 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-204 #233294-02

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CHILD CARE & BABYSITTING WORKSHOP (Ages 11-18) Get training on safe and fun ways to babysit and care for children. Class covers CPR, first aid, techniques for active children and how to have a successful babysitting adventure. Build confidence, self-esteem and skills necessary to care for infants and children on a daily basis and in emergency situations. Bring a sack lunch. 5 hours. Instructor: EMERGENCY RESPONSE TRAINING. • $63 (Non-resident $76) JUN. 18 SA 9 AM (1 DAY) FC-208 #253280-01 JUL. 16 SA 9 AM (1 DAY) FC-208 #253280-02 AUG. 20 SA 9 AM (1 DAY) FC-208 #253280-03 ————————————————————————————————— I CAN BE SAFE! (Ages 4-8) Help your kids be safer. There is more to it than just “stranger danger.” This class highlights methods used by unsafe individuals and those that want to exploit children, along with tricks played on kids and strategies if kids are lost or approached. Practice skills and choices discussed in a fun and age-appropriate manner without fear! Parents are encouraged to attend. 1 hour. Instructor: ANGELO. • $37 (Non-resident $44) JUN. 26 SU 1 PM (1 DAY) FC-210 #253243-01 —————————————————————————————————

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HABLA ESPAÑOL – SPANISH FOR KIDS (Ages 5-14) Learn Spanish through fun games, music and group participation. Enjoy learning in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Learn the colors, counting, how to make conversation and even sing songs. $10 supply fee will be collected at first class. 45 minutes. Instructor: DAVIS. • $59 (Non-resident $71) AGES 5-8: MAY 31 TU/TH 2 PM (5 WEEKS) FC-210 #263210-01 AGES 9-14: MAY 31 TU/TH 3 PM (5 WEEKS) FC-210 #263210-02 ————————————————————————————————— BEGINNING ACTING CLASS (Ages 10-16) Ever watch a movie or TV show and said, “I would love to try acting.” Then this class is for you! Let your imagination soar as you work on monologues, scenes and acting techniques. At the end of class, you’ll show off what you have accomplished! No experience needed. 1-½ hours. Instructor: LEIBOWITZ. • $75 (Non-resident $90) JUN. 14 TU 9:30 AM (8 WEEKS) FC-202 #253249-01 ————————————————————————————————— DRAMA (Ages 6-16) Learn about acting — stage presence, working on plays, commercials, skits, articulation, monologues, memorization, voice work and more! No class July 4. 1 hour. Instructor: ON STAGE DANCE ACADEMY. • $43 (Non-resident $52) AGES 6-10 JUN. 6 M 5 PM (4 WEEKS) OSDA #153296-01 JUL. 11 M 5 PM (4 WEEKS) OSDA #153296-03 AUG. 1 M 5 PM (4 WEEKS) OSDA #153296-05 AGES 11-16 JUN. 6 M 6 PM (4 WEEKS) OSDA #153296-02 JUL. 11 M 6 PM (4 WEEKS) OSDA #153296-04 AUG. 1 M 6 PM (4 WEEKS) OSDA #153296-06 ————————————————————————————————— KIDS’ COOKING (Ages 7-16) Learn fun things you can make in the kitchen. Read a recipe, measure ingredients and enjoy the things you make! $20 supply fee collected at the first class. 1 hour. Instructor: BARBOUR. • $58 (Non-resident $70) JUN. 18 SA 1 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-KIT #203221-01 JUL. 16 SA 1 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-KIT #203221-02 ————————————————————————————————— GOURMET COOKING ON A DIME/ BASIC COOKING CLASS (Ages 9-16) Looking for a class that is as educational as it is fun? Come along and learn basic dishes that will be fun and nutritional for children of all ages! Dishes include homemade macaroni and cheese, egg salad, smoothies, angel hair pasta, pita pizza, quesadillas and more. $25 supply fee will be collected. 1-½ hours. Instructor: TURRIGIANO (gourmetcookingonadime.com). • $87 (Non-resident $105) AGES 9-12 JUN. 3 F 11 AM (7 WEEKS) FC-KIT #203263-01 AGES 13-16 JUN. 3 F 1:30 PM (7 WEEKS) FC-KIT #203263-02 —————————————————————————————————


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POTTERY WHEEL THROWING (YOUTH/TEEN) (Ages 8-16) Discover how to throw on a potter’s wheel the way a pro does. You will throw a serving bowl and a large vase. Each item will be painted and glazed with food-safe glazes. $20 supply fee collected at first class. 1-½ hours. Instructor: BARBOUR (former Arts Academy Instructor). • $72 (Non-resident $86) JUN. 17 F 4 PM (3 WEEKS) AC-105 #123231-01 JUL. 8 F 4 PM (3 WEEKS) AC-105 #123231-02 JUL. 29 F 4 PM (3 WEEKS) AC-105 #123231-03 ————————————————————————————————— ART CAMP (Ages 8-16) Taught by a professional artist, children will discover their artistic ability using several art mediums. Professional material will be used to help explore the artist inside the participants. Projects may include pottery making, oil painting on canvas, pastels, watercolors, drawing, sand painting, glass painting, glass fusion and more. A supply fee of $20 will be collected at the first class. 1-½ hours. Instructor: BARBOUR (former Arts Academy Instructor). • $45 (Non-resident $54) JUN. 14 TU 2:45 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-212 223208-01 JUN. 14 TU 4:30 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-212 223208-02 JUN. 16 TH 2:45 PM (4 WEEKS) AC-105 123208-03 JUN. 16 TH 4:30 PM (4 WEEKS) AC-105 123208-04 JUL. 12 TU 2:45 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-212 223208-05 JUL. 12 TU 4:30 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-212 223208-06 JUL. 14 TH 2:45 PM (4 WEEKS) AC-105 123208-07 JUL. 14 TH 4:30 PM (4 WEEKS) AC-105 123208-08

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MUSIKGARTEN: THE CYCLE OF SEASONS (Ages 3-5) The Cycle of Seasons presents music and movement activities for the parent (caregiver) and child to build the sensory motor foundation for learning, respecting the child’s growing independence and developing competencies. Class includes songs, movement activities, instruments and stories. $40 collected at class for Musikgarten packet including 2 CDs, illustrated cards and parent book. 45 minutes. Instructor: SWARTZ. • $51 (Non-resident $61) JUN. 25 SA 10 AM (8 WEEKS) FC-204 #283225-01 ————————————————————————————————— SINGING FOR LITTLE STARS (Ages 4-8) A fun method of teaching little ones how to use their voices when singing, the art of presenting themselves in front of an audience and more. They’ll have an opportunity to sing in an ensemble setting and as a soloist. 1 hour. Instructor: THE PHOENIX CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC FACULTY. • $68 (Non-resident $82) JUN. 8 W 11:15 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-210 #283238-01 —————————————————————————————————

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JOY IN SINGING (Ages 6-12) Experience new levels of “joy” in singing in this fun and interactive class. Classes include vocal warm ups, training in power singing, stage presence and self esteem. 45 minutes. Instructor: TRIMBLE. • $59 (Non-resident $71) JUN. 11 SA 10 AM (4 WEEKS) FC-BOB #283243-01 JUL. 9 SA 10 AM (4 WEEKS) FC-BOB #283243-02 ————————————————————————————————— SUPER SINGING! (Ages 8-14) Calling all singers! Enjoy learning voice technique, song preparation, performance/audience skills and more! You’ll have an opportunity to sing in an ensemble and soloist setting. Performances critiqued in a way that promotes artistic growth and development. Class size limited to 15. No prior experience required. Notebook and pencil suggested. 1 hour. Instructor: THE PHOENIX CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC FACULTY. • $68 (Non-resident $82) JUN. 8 W 3:30 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-210 #283230-01 ————————————————————————————————— ELEMENTS® AMAZING ELECTRONIC PIANO-KEYBOARD (Ages 6-12) Your child will learn to play songs in the first few lessons – whether it’s Bach or Hanna Montana. Elements is the largest provider of keyboard/piano lessons in the Southwest, offering a method that teaches note reading, chords and counting, along with the basic skills needed to play ALL music. Join us for fun games, prizes, a year-end contest and a special judge from the “American Idol” music staff. Keyboards and headphones for classroom use provided. 4 levels offered. Beginners should start with Level 1. For those with some keyboard experience, please call Elements at 480-325-2684 to determine the appropriate level. No class July 2. 1 hour. Instructor: ELEMENTS STAFF. • $97 (Non-resident $117) LEVEL 1 JUN. 11 SA 9 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-210 #283228-01 LEVELS 2-4 JUN. 11 SA 10:10 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-210 #283228-02 ————————————————————————————————— PARENT AND TOT MUSIC TIME (Ages 6 mo.-4) A fun, interactive way for families to bring music into their home. This class helps develop musical competency in young children and their caregivers. Learn to play together in ways that will enhance the child’s musical and general development. Learn new songs, games and play music on child-friendly instruments. One child per caregiver. $10 supply fee collected at class. 1 hour. Instructor: THE PHOENIX CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC. • $68 (Non-resident $82) JUN. 8 W 10 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-210 #283214-01 ————————————————————————————————— PIANO FOR LITTLE HANDS (Ages 4-8) Little ones can learn how to make music by learning to play the piano. Proper hand positions, posture, note reading and more taught. Students learn how to play age-appropriate songs, step-by-step. Students must bring their own keyboard. 1 hour. Instructor: THE PHOENIX CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC FACULTY. • $68 (Non-resident $82) JUN. 8 W 12:30 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-210 #283209-01 ————————————————————————————————— Summer 2011 / My Community

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BEGINNING PIANO (Ages 9-14) Bring your keyboard and make music. Proper hand positions, posture, note reading and techniques taught. Students learn how to play age-appropriate songs, step-bystep. No experience necessary. Notebook/pencil suggested. 1 hour. Instructor: THE PHOENIX CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC FACULTY. • $68 (Non-resident $82) JUN. 8 W 2:30 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-210 #283210-01 ————————————————————————————————— GUITAR FOR LITTLE HANDS (Ages 4-7) Have your youngster bring a guitar and learn to play popular age-appropriate songs! Hand positions, note reading and more taught. Pencil/notebook recommended. 1 hour. Instructor: THE PHOENIX CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC FACULTY. • $68 (Non-resident $82) JUN. 9 TH 4:30 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-202 #283223-01 ————————————————————————————————— BEGINNING (ACOUSTIC) GUITAR (Ages 12+) Bring your guitar and learn basic chords, strums, how to read music and more! $7 book fee collected at the first class (Hal Leonard Guitar Method, Book 1, 2nd edition). 2 hours. Instructor: MOORE. • $71 (Non-resident $85) JUN. 18 SA 10:30 AM (8 WEEKS) AC-102 #183121-01 JUN. 18 SA 1:30 PM (8 WEEKS) FC-210 #283121-02 ————————————————————————————————— BEGINNING YOUTH GUITAR (Ages 9-14) Bring your acoustic guitar and make music. Learn hand positions, basic theory and more. No experience necessary. Notebook/pencil suggested. 1 hour. Instructor: THE PHOENIX CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC FACULTY. • $68 (Non-resident $82) JUN. 9 TH 5:30 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-202 #283222-01

————————————————————————————————— The City of Glendale strives to hire the most qualified instructors to teach our Special Interest Classes. Some instructors may have their own businesses which offer additional classes, sell products or services related to the class. At no time should the instructor promote his/her business, sell products or services unless it and the cost is clearly stated in this brochure and is directly related to and used in the class. If the participant chooses to continue any type of business relationship with the instructor or their related business outside the class, the City of Glendale cannot be held liable for any consequences. Nor will the instructor contact you outside of class for the purpose of soliciting your business unless you have granted the instructor permission to do so.

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• All class cancellation requests must be submitted at least 7 calendar days in advance of the class start date. • All class registrations are subject to a $5 cancellation fee per class/program per participant. • Refunds will not be given for classes that are missed. • Cancellation requests due to medical reasons that are not submitted 7 days in advance must provide documentation in order to receive a pro-rated refund. • Youth sports cancellations will be responsible for equipment fees in addition to the $5 cancellation fee if the request is submitted less than two weeks prior to the start of the season. Cancellation Policy

• If a refund is less than $25, a credit will be applied to the registrant’s household account and can be used for future classes or programs with Glendale Parks and Recreation. • Refunds $25 and over will be processed either by credit card or check depending on original payment method.

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C O N T E N T S Programs for Adults .....................30 @ the Main Library .....................30 @ the Foothills Branch ................32 @ the Velma Teague Branch ......34 Programs for Teens .....................35 @ the Main Library .....................35 @ the Foothills Branch ................37 @ the Velma Teague Branch ......38 Programs for Children .................39 @ the Main Library .....................39 @ the Foothills Branch ................40 @ the Velma Teague Branch ......42 Summer Reading Programs .......43 Children’s Storytimes...................44 Summer Art Camp ......................45 ——————————————————————— Glendale Main Library 5959 West Brown Street Glendale, AZ 85302 623-930-3530 Monday: 1 pm-8 pm; Tuesday: 10 am-8 pm; Wednesday: 1 pm-8 pm; Thursday: 10 am8 pm; Friday: Closed; Saturday: 12 pm-5 pm; Sunday: 1 pm-5 pm

Foothills Branch Library 19055 North 57th Avenue Glendale, AZ 85308 623-930-3830 Monday: 1 pm-8 pm; Tuesday: 10 am-8 pm; Wednesday: 10 am-8 pm; Thursday: Closed; Friday: 1 pm-5 pm; Saturday: 12 pm-5 pm; Sunday: Closed

Velma Teague Branch Library 7010 North 58th Avenue Glendale, AZ 85301 623-930-3430 Monday: 1 pm-8 pm; Tuesday: 10 am-5 pm; Wednesday: 10 am-5 pm; Thursday: 1 pm8 pm; Friday: Closed; Saturday: 1 pm-5 pm; Sunday: Closed

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Glendale Library & Arts

Programs for Adults

@ the Main Library

LIVE AT THE LIBRARY: ANNIE MOSCOW Thursday, May 26 6:30 PM. AUDITORIUM. Join this poet and hit songwriter for amazing and original vocal and piano tunes. Annie is said to have the voice of an angel, and her songs are intimately connecting. Please call 623-9303573 for more information. LIVE AT THE LIBRARY: WALT RICHARDSON AND HANNES KVARAN Thursday, June 23 6:30 PM. AUDITORIUM. Walt Richardson is one of the Valley’s long-standing favorites and true originals. He and Hannes have been making music separately and together for over thirty years. They draw their music from popular favorites, from reggae music and from their own original material. Their performances are always upbeat in mood and presentation. Rarely do two musicians provide this much entertainment with only two acoustic guitars and two voices. Please call 623-930-3573 for more information. LIVE AT THE LIBRARY: PAM MORITA JAZZ QUARTET Thursday, July 28 6:30 PM. AUDITORIUM. Pam Morita, pianist/vocalist, has played jazz in the Valley for the past 11 years. She will be joined by son, tenor saxophonist, Paul-Eirik Melhus, with bass and drums for this concert. They will perform jazz standards with some originals sprinkled in. Please call 623-930-3573 for more information. MAIN LIBRARY COFFEEHOUSE 6:30 PM. AUDITORIUM. Join us for acoustic music the third Thursday evening of every month. For more information, call 623-930-3573. May 19: Red Rock Crossing - Bluegrass with a Twist, Please June 16: Steve Dekker - originals, Southwestern folk/Americana; Lon Austin - folk July 21: Gary Smith – fingerstyle guitar; Ken “The Lobo” Wolffer – 60s & 70s standards ACOUSTIC JAM Wednesdays, May 25; June 29; July 27; August 31 6:00 PM. LARGE MEETING ROOM. Bring your acoustic instrument and play round-robin style. Audience welcome. For more info, call 623-930-3573. Community y / /ummer Summer 2011 2011 30MyMyCommuni 2

SOCRATES CAFÉ: A PHILOSOPHICAL DISCUSSION GROUP Saturdays, May 14; June 11; July 9; August 13 3:00 PM. SMALL MEETING ROOM. Gather with people from different backgrounds and beliefs to exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences. This group will be facilitated by Douglas Groves. Please call 623-930-3573 for more information. BACKYARD STARGAZING FOR EVERYONE Mondays, June 6; July 11; August 1 7:00 PM. AUDITORIUM. Free and fun for the entire family! After dark, telescopes will be in place in front of the library for viewing the night sky. For more information, call 623-979-1393. “FRIENDS, FREAKS AND FAR OUT” MOVIES OF THE 80s: A FILM VIEWING AND DISCUSSION SERIES Saturdays, June 4 - July 23 1:00 PM. AUDITORIUM. Join film scholar Jeannie Berg to view and discuss these popular films from the 1980s. For more info, please call 623-930-3573. June 4: Stand by Me June 11: The Breakfast Club June 18: Top Gun June 25: Who Framed Roger Rabbit? July 2: Back to the Future July 9: An American Werewolf in London July 16: Diner July 23: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade LET’S TALK ENGLISH Wednesdays, May 4; May 11 1:30 PM. LARGE MEETING ROOM. Practice your English by discussing topics common to everyday life in America. Call Roberta at 623-931-4276 for more information. JOB SEARCHING LABS LARGE MEETING ROOM. Steve Schrade, former director of human resources for Bashas’, and Estrella Mountain Community College Instructor, will be available to offer job coaching assistance. This open lab is strictly for online job searching, resume writing and other job-related activities. Tuesday, May 3: 10 AM – 1 PM Tuesday, May 10: 10 AM – 1 PM Thursday, May 12: 10 AM – 1 PM Thursday, May 19: 10 AM – 1 PM Tuesday, May 24: 10 AM – 1 PM Thursday, May 26: 10 AM – 1 PM Thursday, June 2: 10 AM – 12 PM


Glendale Library & Arts Thursday, June 9: 10 AM – 12 PM Thursday, June 16: 10 AM – 12 PM Thursday, June 23: 10 AM – 12 PM Thursday, July 7: 10 AM – 12 PM Thursday, July 21: 10 AM – 12 PM Thursday, July 28: 10 AM – 12 PM Thursday, August 4: 10 AM – 12 PM Thursday, August 11: 10 AM – 12 PM Thursday, August 18: 10 AM – 12 PM Thursday, August 25: 10 AM – 12 PM JOB SEARCHING HELP -- Appointment Only Steve Schrade, former director of human resources for Bashas’, and Estrella Mountain Community College Instructor, will be available to offer job coaching assistance by appointment for 30 or 60 minute time slots. If you would like to get one-on-one help please sign up for an appointment by calling 623-930-3531 or stop by the Reference Desk at the Main Library. Tuesday, June 28: 10 AM – 12 PM Tuesday, July 26: 10 AM – 12 PM Tuesday, August 2: 10 AM – 12 PM Tuesday, August 16: 10 AM – 12 PM PROSPERING IN TODAY’S JOB MARKET: DEVELOPING YOUR PERSONAL MARKETING PLAN Saturday, June 11 12:30 - 2:30 PM. LARGE MEETING ROOM. Join Eric Walton, COO of Kryterion Inc. and Emeritus Board Member of the Southwest Job Network, as he shares his insight about how employees at all levels can utilize a proven job search methodology to find their next position. Eric offers tips on how to avoid common pitfalls and how to maintain enthusiasm in a changing or uncertain work environment. Eric will also review: creating a marketing plan for your job search; the emotional journey of job transition; networking with decision makers; how to find companies that are hiring; and much more. Call 623-930-3556 to register.

WRITING A WINNING RESUME WORKSHOP LARGE MEETING ROOM. During this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn how to develop, write and distribute a basic resume and cover letter. The many “resume myths” will be discussed along with a “what not to do” checklist. Call 623-930-3546 to register. Tuesday, May 17: 10 AM – 12 PM Tuesday, June 21: 10 AM – 12 PM Tuesday, July 19: 10 AM – 12 PM Tuesday, Aug. 23: 10 AM – 12 PM HOW TO FIND AND GET YOUR PERFECT JOB WORKSHOP LARGE MEETING ROOM. Participants will learn the three stages of a successful job hunt: Exploration, Preparation, and Action. Call 623-930-3546 or register through the library’s event calendar. Thursday, May 5: 10 AM – 1 PM Tuesday, June 7: 10 AM – 1 PM Tuesday, July 5: 10 AM – 1 PM Tuesday, Aug. 9: 10 AM – 1 PM BASIC COMPUTER LITERACY FOR YOUR JOB SEARCH WORKSHOP LARGE MEETING ROOM. Participants will learn about basic parts of a computer, how to use software programs to create documents for the work search, how to search for jobs on the Internet, and how to create and use email. Call 623-930-3546 to register. Tuesday, May 31: 1 PM – 3 PM Thursday, June 30: 10 AM – 12 PM Thursday, July 28: 10 AM – 12 PM Tuesday, August 30: 10 AM –12 PM THE BUSINESS FORUM 5:30 PM. LARGE MEETING ROOM. The Business Forum: A Free Networking Business Development group. Bring plenty of business cards. Meet new business contacts - - new friends, men and women. Tell your story in 30 seconds. Share information and learn! For information and reservations, please call Joan at 602-725-3246. On the following Wednesdays: May 4: “How to Reprogram Your Fear So You Can Succeed at Anything,” presented by Nicole Bandes June 1: “Designing, Organizing and Growing Your Company,” presented by Steve Meisenheimer July 6: “The Value of Economical Creativity,” presented by Mark Austin August 3: “Introduction to Classical Feng Shui,” presented by DeDe Dennis

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Glendale Library & Arts WALK-IN COUNSELING WITH SCORE Saturdays, May 7; June 4; July 2; August 6 12:15 PM. SMALL MEETING ROOM. Receive free business counseling from SCORE (Counselors for America’s Small Business.) SCORE can advise on all areas of business, from start-up information to marketing and accounting concerns. No appointments are necessary. Call 602-745-7250 for more information.

Book Discussion Groups @ Main REAL TO REEL BOOK DISCUSSION 1:00 PM. LARGE MEETING ROOM. Join us for this discussion of books, plays and short stories that have been made into movies. Read the book; see the movie or do both! For more info call Lisa at 623-930-3555. May 9: Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman July 11: The Magic of Ordinary Days by Ann Howard Creel MYSTERY READERS GROUP 11:00 AM. SMALL MEETING ROOM. Join us for discussions about mysteries on a certain subject. For more information call 623-930-3531. May 10: Mysteries set in San Francisco June 14: Classic Mysteries July 12: Mysteries set in Chicago August 9: Mysteries set in Phoenix/Tucson/ Arizona THE KITABU READING LOOM 6:00 PM. The Kitabu Reading Loom is dedicated to reading and reviewing literature by and/or about people of African descent. For more information, please call 623-930-3566. May 17: The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates by Wes Moore June 21: Silence of the Rain: An Inspector Espinosa Mystery by Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza July 19: Uptown: A Novel by Virginia DeBerry & Donna Grant August 16: Gal: A True Life by Ruthie Bolton Community y / /ummer Summer 2011 2011 32MyMyCommuni 4

AFTERNOON READERS GROUP 2:00 PM. LARGE MEETING ROOM. Join us for an afternoon of literary discussion. For more information, call Melanie at 623-930-3549. June 16: Luncheon of the Boating Party by Susan Vreeland August 18: Mr. Pip by Lloyd Jones AZ YOU LIKE IT: EXPLORING ARIZONA BOOK DISCUSSION Thursday, August 11 2:00 PM. LARGE MEETING ROOM. Join us as we discuss Lesley Poling-Kempes’ The Harvey Girls: Women Who Opened the West. For a complete list of titles and availability call Valerie at 623-930-3527.

Programs for Adults

@ the Foothills Branch Library

JOB SEARCHING LAB Tuesdays, May 3, 10, 17 10:00 AM -12:00 PM. HUMMINGBIRD ROOM. Are you finding that job searching online can be a little overwhelming? Need help applying online for a job? Want to create a resume or fine tune it? Don’t know quite how to set up an email account? Or are you finding that you can’t get accomplished what you need to do on the library’s computers while job searching? Get the oneon-one assistance you need at this lab facilitated by job search coach Phyllis Gendreau. For more information, call 623-930-3844. FOOTHILLS COFFEEHOUSE Wednesdays May 4, June 1, July 13 6:30 PM. ROADRUNNER ROOM. Please join us once a month for acoustic music performed by local musicians. For more information, call 623-930-3844. May 4: Mike Hummel - Folk rock covers; Cottonwood Stone – Positive and inspiring originals June 1: Ralph Grimes - Traditional country & popular songs 1920s-1960s; Omar Domkus – Melodic original songs on fretless bass July 13: The Honey Dews - Old-time music and standards; Sharon and Andy - Folk and rock songs


Glendale Library & Arts ACOUSTIC JAM SESSION Tuesdays, May 10, June 14, July 12, August 9 6:00 PM. ROADRUNNER ROOM. Bring your acoustic instrument and play round-robin style. Audience welcome. For more information, call 623-930-3844. GRAND ARCHAEOLOGY: EXCAVATION AND DISCOVERY ALONG THE COLORADO RIVER Wednesday, May 11 6:30 PM. ROADRUNNER ROOM. Between 2007 and 2009, the National Park Service and the Museum of Northern Arizona excavated nine extensively eroded archaeological sites along the Colorado River in the largest excavation project in the park in nearly 40 years. Archaeologist Ellen Brennan will highlight some of the project’s findings and the opening of the Grand Archaeology exhibit at Kolb Studio in Grand Canyon National Park. This presentation is co-sponsored by Grand Canyon Association. For more information, call 623-930-3844. WHAT IS A GENOME AND WHY DOES IT MATTER? Tuesday, May 17 6:30 PM. ROADRUNNER ROOM. Presented by Suhindra Gadagkar, Ph.D. of Midwestern University College of Health Sciences. Perhaps you’ve heard of the Human Genome Project, a staggeringly complex and expensive project completed in 2003. But did you know you may soon be able to take a copy of your personal genome to your doctor without paying the $3 billion price tag? Join Dr. Gadagkar as he explains the state of genome research, why it is important, and how it may benefit you in the future. For more information, call 623-930-3868. FLUTASIA: A MUSICAL QUARTET Saturday, May 21 3:00 PM. ROADRUNNER ROOM. Join us for a festive spring concert featuring classical and contemporary favorites your whole family will enjoy! Performed by flutists Karen Thomasson, Nora Welsh, Cathy Johnson, and Rebekah Lowe. For more information, call 623-930-3844. SCOTT HALLOCK AND SUZIE KIRALY: FOLK, COUNTRY AND ROCK Wednesday, May 25 6:30 PM. ROADRUNNER ROOM. Singer/songwriter Scott Hallock is an acoustic guitarist and vocalist, who is well known on the New Jersey and Arizona music scenes. In addition to his original music, he plays well-known songs in the genres of acoustic folk, bluegrass, rock, country, and much more. Join us for

an entertaining evening as Scott Hallock performs selections from his vast repertoire, accompanied by Suzie Kiraly’s rich vocals, percussion, and guitar. For more information, call 623-930-3844. GOD, GOLD, AND GLORY: THE CORONADO EXPEDITION Wednesday, June 8 6:30 PM. ROADRUNNER ROOM. In 1540, Francisco Vasquez de Coronado entered Arizona with the largest European expedition ever gathered in North America up to that time and took two years to travel from Mexico City to central Kansas. Join historian Jim Turner for a majestic journey along with Coronado’s entourage via images by famous artists, maps, and scenic and historic photographs of the route, artifacts, and archaeological sites. This presentation is cosponsored by the Arizona Humanities Council. For more information, please call 623-930-3844. VISION AND LEARNING: AN UNBREAKABLE LINK Tuesday, June 21 6:30 PM. ROADRUNNER ROOM. Presented by Kelly Mehan, O.D. of Midwestern University Eye Institute. Did you know that 80% of all learning during a child’s first 12 years come through vision? Dr. Meehan will explain how a variety of individual visual skills are needed for reading, learning, and sport success, and describe the signs and symptoms that could indicate a vision-related learning problem. For more information, call 623-930-3858. TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY: “COOL” TIPS AND TECHNIQUES Wednesday, June 29

6:30 PM. ROADRUNNER ROOM. Take a break from the heat, and join professional photographer Richard Maack who will provide tips for making your travel photographs the best they can be. This presentation will be illustrated with spectacular images from Richard’s work as staff photographer for Lindblad/National Geographic Expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctica. For more information, call 623-930-3844.

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Glendale Library & Arts THE HONEY DEWDROPS Wednesday, July 6 6:30 PM. ROADRUNNER ROOM. Join us for a special performance by this award-winning and folk music chart-topping folk and oldtime duo with Appalachian harmonies, consisting of musicians/ vocalists Laura Wortman and Kagey Parrish. For more information, call 623-930-3844. POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION: TREATMENTS, RISKS, AND RESOURCES Tuesday, July 19 6:30 PM. ROADRUNNER ROOM. Presented by Shareen El-Ibiary, Pharm.D., BCPS, of Midwestern University. They call it “baby blues,” but anyone who has gone through postpartum depression knows how difficult it can be to cope. Dr. El-Ibiary will provide a closer look at this common hardship, and discuss the symptoms, the treatments, and how to find support. For more information, call 623-930-3858. CANINE SEARCH AND RESCUE: FINDING THE LOST Tuesday, August 16 6:30 PM. ROADRUNNER ROOM. Presented by David Jenkins, D.P.M., FACFAS, FAAPSM, of Midwestern University. Dr. David Jenkins, a podiatrist and member of the Midwestern University faculty, also works in search and rescue as a dog handler. Dr. Jenkins and his canine companion Vader will present the techniques and practices of finding lost persons, including the types of search dogs in use, the role of medical professionals in search and rescue, and a live demonstration. For more info, call 623-930-3858.

Book Discussion Groups @ Foothills “GENTLE READS” DISCUSSION GROUP meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 10:00 AM to discuss emotionally uplifting and inspirational fiction. For info, call Sarah at 623-930-3844. May 4: Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons by Lorna Landvik June 1: The Prize Winner of Defiance Ohio by Terry Ryan July 6: The Marriage Bureau for Rich People by Farahad Zama August 3: Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier Community y / /ummer Summer 2011 2011 34MyMyCommuni 6

“GET A LIFE” DISCUSSION GROUP meets on the second Wednesday of every other month at 7:00 PM to discuss a diverse selection of personal memoirs. For info, call Karen at 623-930-3853. June 8: A Three Dog Life by Abigail Thomas “A NOVEL APPROACH” DISCUSSION GROUP meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM to discuss engaging and thought-provoking popular fiction. For info, call Sarah at 623-930-3844. May 18: Little Bee by Chris Cleave June 15: The Help by Kathryn Stockett July 20: The Abortionist’s Daughter by Elisabeth Hyde August 17: Baker Towers by Jennifer Haigh

Programs for Adults

@ the Velma Teague Branch Library

JOB SEARCHING LABS Wednesdays, May 4, 11, 18, 25 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. STORYTIME ROOM. Are you finding that job searching online can be a little overwhelming? Need help applying online for a job? Want to create a resume or fine-tune it? Don’t quite know how to set up an email account? Are you finding that you can’t accomplish what you need to do on the library’s computers while job searching? If the answer to any of these questions is “yes,” then come and get one-on-one help. This open lab is available strictly for online job searching, resume writing and other job-related activities. For more info, call 623-930-3431.


Glendale Library & Arts AUTHORS @ THE TEAGUE 2:00 PM. Authors discuss and sign their books. The program is free. Books will be available for purchase and signing. For more information, please call 623-930-3431. Thursday, May 5: Avery Aames – Lost and Fondue Kate Carlisle – Murder Under Cover Saturday, May 7: Jane Cleland – Deadly Threads Rosemary Harris – Slugfest BEFORE HOURS AUTHORS @ THE TEAGUE SPECIAL EVENT Monday, May 9 10:30 AM. Authors Earlene Fowler (Spider Web) and Carolyn Hart (Dead by Midnight) discuss and sign their books before the library officially opens at 1 PM. The program is free. Books will be available for purchase and signing. For more information, call 623-930-3431. LESA’S BROWN BAG BOOKTALK Wednesday, May 11 & August 10 11:30 AM. MANAGER’S OFFICE. You bring your lunch -- we bring the coffee and some fresh-brewed book recommendations! Lesa selects about fifteen fiction and non-fiction titles in a variety of genres for her book talks. If you’re looking for some new books to read, this program is for you. No registration required. For more information, call 623-930-3431. 58TH AVENUE BOOK CLUB 10:15 AM. STORYTIME ROOM. Join us on the following Tuesdays for coffee and donuts! Book club selections are available for loan at the Velma Teague Branch reference desk. For more information, please call 623-930-3431. Tuesday, May 17: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot Tuesday, June 21: The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford Tuesday, July 12: The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein Tuesday, August 16: I Still Dream About You: A Novel by Fannie Flagg

Programs for Teens

@ the Main Library

Programs are for ages 12-18 and require registration unless otherwise stated. For information or registration, please call 623-930-3537 or register online at www.glendaleaz.com/library. QUARTER QUELL AFTERHOURS Saturday, June 4 6:00-9:00 PM. MAIN LIBRARY. May the Odds be Ever in Your Favor at this live action role-playing program based on Suzanne Collins The Hunger Games! Scheme, plot and survive. Registration opens May 21. TEEN BAD MOVIE NIGHT WITH RIFFTRAX Thursday, June 9 6:00 PM. LARGE MEETING ROOM. This summer, it all comes to an end, but check out where it began in this special screening of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Come and laugh along as the RiffTrax crew mocks everybody’s favorite boy wizard. SAT STRATEGIES 101 Monday, June 13 6:30 PM. LARGE MEETING ROOM. Thinking about applying for college? This one hour workshop will explore the format and content of the SAT, including different types of questions. Parents and teens are invited to attend. This workshop by Kaplan Test Prep is intended for high school students and their parents ONLY. Please visit www.kaptest.com/college to register. JEWELRY FROM JUNK Thursday, June 16 6:30 PM. LARGE MEETING ROOM. Artist Shari Keith, The Junk Lady, will lead you on a recycling journey to discover that you truly can transform junk into treasure. In this workshop, you will work with an amazing collection of discarded and found objects to create a unique piece of jewelry that is visually exciting and environmentally friendly. Registration begins June 2. HOW TO SURVIVE IN A MURDER MYSTERY Thursday, June 23 6:00 PM. LARGE MEETING ROOM. Never say “I’ll be right back” and the butler never did it! What other rules are there for surviving a murder mystery? Find out at this interactive program that is sure to be “killer”. Registration begins June 9.

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Glendale Library & Arts KEARSTEN’S BOOK CLUB Mondays, June 27, July 25, August 22 6:30 PM. STORYTIME ROOM. Join other teens, ages 12-18, on the fourth Monday of every month to snack, chat and discuss a variety of titles for teens (or of teen interest). You do have to read to attend, so call ahead to register and reserve a copy of this month’s book! For more information or to register, email Kearsten at 59Square@gmail.com. June: Feed by M. T. Anderson July: Eon by Alison Goodman August: Son of the Mob by Gordon Korman HOW TO SURVIVE IN AN EPIC FANTASY Thursday, June 30 6:00 PM. LARGE MEETING ROOM. Answer the call and join our heroic quest to find out if you have what it takes to survive in a fantasy book. The Barony of Atenveldt from the Society for Creative Anachronism will be on hand to demonstrate the use of weaponry, and many a challenge awaits those of stout heart and strong body. Registration begins June 14. TEEN BAD MOVIE NIGHT WITH RIFFTRAX Thursday, July 7 6:00 PM. LARGE MEETING ROOM. So funny, we had to do it twice! Come and laugh along as the RiffTrax crew mocks everybody’s favorite boy wizard in his second motion picture Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets! ACT STRATEGIES 101 July 11 6:30 PM. LARGE MEETING ROOM. Those big tests are right around the corner. Get ready with this workshop that explores the format and content of the ACT, including different types of questions. Parents and teens are invited to attend and get a study plan for the exam. This workshop by Kaplan Test Prep is intended for high school students and their parents ONLY. Please visit www.kaptest.com/college to register for the class. SAFE SITTER CERTIFICATION WORKSHOP Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, July 12-14 1:00 PM-5:00 PM. LARGE MEETING ROOM. Get certified to babysit with the Safe Sitter curriculum. Learn the basics of childcare, CPR and First Aid in this informative 3-day workshop. Registration opens June 28. Class is open to ages 11-13 ONLY. Students must bring a completed registration form to the first class. Please pick up a registration form at the Youth Desk. A completed form does not guarantee admission into the class. You must register with the library! Community y / /ummer Summer 2011 2011 36MyMyCommuni 8

BROKEN CAR WINDOW GLASS MOSAIC Thursday, July 21 6:30 PM. LARGE MEETING ROOM. Imagine using smashed car windows to create art! In this workshop you will work with artist Shari Keith, the Junk Lady, to create a mosaic using discarded consumer print material and broken car window safety glass. The glass is surprisingly safe to work with and you will go home with a really amazing piece of art. Registration begins July 7. HOW TO SURVIVE IN A SCIENCE FICTION UNIVERSE Thursday, July 28 6:00 PM. LARGE MEETING ROOM. Lock your thrusters and set your blaster on stun! Surviving in a science fiction universe is no easy feat. Luckily, this interactive program will show you the rules of sci-fi and get you out alive! Registration begins July 14. ACOUSTIC JAM SESSION Wednesdays, June 29, July 27, August 31 6:00 PM. LARGE MEETING ROOM. Bring your acoustic instrument and play round-robin style. Audience is welcome. For more information, please call 623-930-3537. SAFE SITTER CERTIFICATION WORKSHOP Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, August 2-4 1:00-5:00 PM. LARGE MEETING ROOM. Get certified to babysit with the Safe Sitter curriculum. Learn the basics of childcare, CPR and First Aid in this informative 3-day workshop. Registration opens June 28. Class is open to ages 11-13 ONLY. Students must bring a completed registration form to the first class. Please pick up a registration form at the Youth Desk. A completed form does not guarantee admission into the class. You must register with the library! COLLEGE APPLICATION ESSAY WORKSHOP Monday, August 22 6:30 PM. LARGE MEETING ROOM. Not sure what to write for your application essay? This workshop can help. Parents and teens will learn what admissions officers want to see in an essay, the types of topics students will encounter and the four steps to writing a winning essay! This workshop by Kaplan Test Prep is intended for high school students and their parents ONLY. Please visit www.kaptest.com/college to register for the class. VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FOR TEENS Want to have fun, get out of the house and earn community service hours? Try volunteering at


Glendale Library & Arts Glendale Public Library! The Youth Services Department is seeking motivated students, ages 14-18 to assist with children’s craft programs, help check in and shelve materials, and other library related tasks. Interviews for Summer 2011 will begin in May!

Programs for Teens

@ the Foothills Branch Library

Programs are for ages 12-18. Registration is required for some Foothills Teen programs. For information or registration, call 623-930-3837, look online at www.glendaleaz.com/library, or stop by the youth reference desk. ANI-MANGA CLUB: IT’S COSPLAY TIME! Tuesday, May 24 4:00 - 5:30 P.M. ROADRUNNER ROOM. For this month’s meeting: Cosplay time! We’re having an ani-manga party! Come dressed up as your favorite character. Teens interested in anime (Japanese animation) or manga (Japanese comics) are invited to this club to watch, discuss, and enjoy activities around manga and anime. Registration is requested, beginning April 19. For more info, call Kristin at 623-930-3840. ANIME AFTERNOONS Fridays, June 3, 10, 17, 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 2:00 - 4:00 P.M. STORYTIME ROOM. Free Anime showings for teens (12-18 year olds!) Each week a different anime will be showcased. Snacks provided. No registration. For more information, call Kristin at 623-930-3840. SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST Tuesday, June 7 2:00 - 5:00 P.M. ROADRUNNER ROOM. Teens, see if you could survive a mugging attempt or an angry bear or even an alien invasion! Mental and physical challenges will be used to see who wins as the Survivor! Registration begins May 17. GOING BANANAS Tuesday, June 14 2:00 - 4:00 P.M. HUMMINGBIRD ROOM. This teen cooking class features bananas as the theme ingredient. Come make bananacentric dishes— some light, some luxurious. All supplies will be provided. Registration begins May 24.

TEEN BOOK CAFE Tuesday, June 21 2:00 - 4:00 P.M. HUMMINGBIRD ROOM. Do you love paranormal romance? Are you looking for more books to read? Come to our booktalking Teen Book Cafe! Bring your favorite paranormal romance to talk about. Registration begins May 31. For more information, call Kristin 623-930-3840. D.I.Y. TEEN: SPA DAY Tuesday, June 28 2:00 - 4:00 P.M. HUMMINGBIRD ROOM. Discover the fun in pampering yourself with ingredients found in your kitchen pantry! Learn to make your own facials, nail creams, and more. Teens are requested to bring a bowl and towel with them. Registration is required and starts on June 7. UP A CREEK WITHOUT A PADDLE Tuesday, July 5 2:00 - 4:00 P.M. ROADRUNNER ROOM. No paddle, no phone, are you lost and alone? Come learn how to make a few simple items that would come in handy if you find yourself on a desert island, or your plane crashes in the mountains, or you just want to show off on your next camping trip. Come fletch arrows, make snares, slings, and a few other survival things. All supplies will be provided. Registration begins June 14. TEEN BOOK CAFE Tuesday, July 12 2:00 - 4:00 P.M. HUMMINGBIRD ROOM. Do you like to read dystopian or post-apocalyptic science fiction like The Hunger Games? Are you looking for more books to read? Come to our booktalking Teen Book Cafe! Bring your favorite dystopian science fiction to talk about. Registration begins June 21. For more information, call Kristin 623-930-3840. HARRY POTTER HURRAH! Tuesday, July 19 2:00 - 5:00 P.M. ROADRUNNER ROOM. Come dressed in costume or just as yourself, but be ready to celebrate the last Harry Potter movie with Potter-related activities, trivia, and snacks! Teens, 12-18, can register starting June 28.

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Glendale Library & Arts CASTAWAY THE SUMMER Tuesday, July 26 2:00 - 5:00 P.M. ROADRUNNER ROOM. Cast away the summer at our desert island party. This islandthemed afternoon will be the perfect ending to the summer events. Registration begins July 5. D.I.Y. TEEN: BACK TO SCHOOL Tuesday, August 2 2:00 - 4:00 P.M. HUMMINGBIRD ROOM. The summer is coming to an end; the dreaded school year is upon us. Get creative with this back to school craft. All supplies provided. Registration begins July 12. ANI-MANGA CLUB Tuesday, August 23 4:00 - 5:30 P.M. HUMMINGBIRD ROOM. Teens interested in anime (Japanese animation) or manga (Japanese comics) are invited to this club to watch, discuss, and enjoy activities around manga and anime. For more information, call Kristin at 623-930-3840.

Programs for Teens

@ the Velma Teague Branch Library

Programs are for ages 12-18 and require registration unless otherwise stated. For additional programs, information, or registration, please call 623-930-3431 or visit online at www.glendaleaz.com/library. TEEN GAME CAFÉ Saturdays, May 14, June 4, August 27 2:00 PM. STORYTIME ROOM. Challenge your friends and other teens to a variety of Wii and PlayStation game favorites. Board games including chess, checkers, Battleship, Monopoly, and others will also be available. Each time you win a game, you’ll receive a small prize or drawing entry for the chance to win a grand prize at the end of the event. Feel free to bring your own games (rated E or T only, please). Pizza and soda will be served! TEEN LIBRARY COUNCIL MEETING Thursdays, May 19, June 23, July 21, August 18 6:30 PM. Earn volunteer service hours, have fun, and meet new people all while helping us make the library a better place for teens. The Velma Teague Branch Library is currently recruiting teens to provide input on the selection of books and music for the library’s teen collection and to participate in the planning and presentation of library events. Call Greg at 623-9303441 for more information and to register.

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“GET GRAPHIC” TEEN BOOK CLUB Thursdays, May 26, June 30, July 28, August 25 6:30 PM. Manga and comic book fans will not want to miss this monthly opportunity to talk with other teens about their favorite graphic reads! Upcoming movies and video games will also be discussed. Bring along a graphic novel or comic book of your choice. Snacks will be provided. SUMMER SURVIVAL TREATS! Monday, June 6 6:00 PM. Beat the heat by learning how to make a variety of cool and tasty treats including ice cream in a bag, fruit smoothies & more! Registration opens May 16. SILKSCREEN HAND PRINTED SHIRTS Saturday, June 25 2:00 PM. Learn from silkscreen artist Red Rohall how to create a masterpiece t-shirt design. Finished designs are professional-looking, permanent, and washable. T-shirts will be provided! Registration opens June 6. TEEN AFTER HOURS PARTY TIKI ISLAND ADVENTURE! Saturday, July 16 6:00 PM. Teens take over the library during this fast-paced night of islandstyle competition, music, prizes, and free pizza! Registration opens June 27. I WILL SURVIVE! TEEN KARAOKE COMPETITION Monday, July 25 6:00 PM. Warm up your vocal cords and get ready to compete in this exciting sing-off tournament. You’ll select the songs that you perform and a panel of judges will decide whether or not you “survive” to the final round! Registration opens July 5. GET CREATIVE @ THE TEAGUE: MARBLE MASTERPIECES! Thursday, August 11 6:30 PM. Learn how to create a funky, one-of-a-kind ring for your finger or a magnet for your locker using flat marbles and recycled magazine images. Registration opens July 25.


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Registration is required for some programs. Please call 623-930-3537 or register online at www.glendaleaz. com/library. MARVELOUS MONDAYS Mondays, June 6, 13, 20, 27 July 11, 18, 25 2:00 PM-3:00 PM. AUDITORIUM. Join us for a series of fun-filled and exciting programs during our Summer Reading program. If you enjoy a good time, lots of laughs and wonderful performers, then this the place for you! June 6: A Great Little Balloon Company June 13: Michael Steele, Yo-Yo Man June 20: Magic of Christopher June 27: Gary Sprague and Dusty July 11: Ronald McDonald July 18: Jolly Roger July 25: Eileen Morgan - Japanese Drumming (Taiko) MIDDAY MOVIE MADNESS! Tuesdays, June 7, 14, 21, 28 July 5, 12, 19, 26 2:00 PM. STORYTIME ROOM. Stay cool by watching a silly, fun, exciting or adventurous movie! Bring your own snacks, or buy them at Perfetto Café. Shrek, Megamind, Tangled and more! BOOK BUDDIES Wednesdays, June 8-July 20 3:30 PM-5:30 PM. YOUTH DEPARTMENT. Kids ages 4-8 can read with a Teen Buddy in these fun 30 minute sessions. Share your favorite books and earn cool prizes! To sign up for a time, please call 623-930-3537. WACKY WEDNESDAY Wednesdays, June 1, 15, 29 July 6, 20, 27 August 3, 10, 17, 24 6:30 PM. STORYTIME ROOM. For ages 7-11. Come and see what’s in store for you! Crafts, games and more. Something different every week! No registration is required. WACKY WEDNESDAY EXTREME: WORLD WILDLIFE ZOO Wednesday, June 8 6:30 PM. AUDITORIUM. World Wildlife Zoo: Reptiles of the World! Learn the differences among reptiles,

amphibians and insects. The differences between poisonous versus venomous and predator versus nonpredator will be discussed as well. See some of your favorite reptiles and amphibians. WACKY WEDNESDAY EXTREME: STORYTELLING Wednesday, June 22 6:30 PM-7:30 PM. STORYTIME ROOM. Miss Elly Tells Tales: Travel to new places of imagination with Miss Elly! She will tell some great stories to make the evening unforgettable. No registration is necessary. WACKY WEDNESDAY EXTREME: FOLKLOR Y CULTURA MEXICANA Wednesday, July 13 6:30 PM. AUDITORIUM. Folklor y Cultura Mexicana is a celebration of life in movement, music and color. Its many dances encompass Aztec rituals and dramatic events from Mexico’s past and colorful depictions of Mexico’s diverse culture and folklore. CHICKLIT BOOK CLUB! Thursdays, June 9, 16, 23, 30 July 7, 14 11:30 AM-12:30 PM. STORYTIME ROOM. Girls going into grades 3-5 are invited for a fun book discussion including games, crafts and activities. The program runs weekly through July 14. Registration is required each week and available one week prior to each meeting. Registrants may pick up a copy of each week’s book (for check out) at the Youth Desk. Call 623-930-3537 for more information or to register. If you cannot attend, you MUST give 24-hour cancellation notice to allow others on the waiting list to attend. THURSDAY THINGAMAJIGS Thursdays, June 9, 16, 23, 30 July 7, 14, 21, 28 2:00 PM-3:00 PM. AUDITORIUM. What a great lineup we have for our summer workshops. We have some really cool programs and the kids will have an absolutely wonderful time! These programs are not appropriate for children under the age of five. Some workshops have additional requirements/limits for attendance. Please join us and learn some new skills and gain information that will astound you! June 9: James Reid-Juggling Show and Workshop Summer 2011 / My Community

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Glendale Library & Arts June 16: Michael Steele-Yo-Yo Workshop June 23: Shawn Greer-Magician June 30: Balloonatix-Balloon Twisting Workshop July 7: Bryan Kilgore-Drawing Workshop July 14: To Be Announced July 21: Gary Lazar, Magician July 28: Wildman Phil Animal Program STORYTIME FANDANGO Tuesday, August 2 @ 10:15 AM Thursday, August 4 @ 10:45 AM STORYTIME ROOM. Stickers and Stones. Listen to a story, join the fingerplay and then create a related sticker sheet. This 20-minute program is for children 18-36 months and their parents and/or caregivers. STORYTIME FANDANGO Tuesday, August 2 @ 10:45 AM & 7:00 PM Thursday, August 4 @ 7:00 PM Saturday, August 6 @ 2:00 PM STORYTIME ROOM. Beads ‘n Bracelets: Count to 10 in a story. Join us in a related fingerplay. Then, make a bracelet with ten beads. Or, explore different shapes and include shaped beads in your bracelet. STORYTIME FANDANGO Tuesday, August 9 @ 10:15 AM, 10:45 AM & 7:00 PM Thursday, August 11 @ 10:45 AM & 7:00 PM Saturday, August 13 @ 2:00 PM STORYTIME ROOM. Paper Plate Crafts. Hear a “whale” of a tale; a “cowboy” yarn, or a story that’s a “hoot,” and complete a related paper plate craft. STORYTIME FANDANGO Tuesday, August 16 @ 10:15 AM, 10:45 AM & 7:00 PM Thursday, August 18 @ 10:45 AM & 7:00 PM Saturday, August 20 @ 2:00 PM STORYTIME ROOM. Stories to Keep You in Stitches! Enjoy a favorite story and fingerplay. Then, lace your story together with a favorite shape. PUPPET SHOW Tuesday, August 23 Thursday, August 25 10:45 AM & 7:00 PM. STORYTIME ROOM. Fun with Fractured Fairy Tales Puppet Show. Bring a friend and welcome back your favorite puppets like Monkey, Lion and Gus in a romp through the fairy tale world.

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PUPPET SHOW Saturday, August 27 2:00 PM. STORYTIME ROOM. Fun with Fractured Fairy Tales Puppet Show. Bring a friend and welcome back your favorite puppets like Monkey, Lion and Gus in a romp through the fairy tale world. WHAT ELSE: SAND CASTLES Wednesday, August 31 6:30 PM-7:00 PM. STORYTIME ROOM. For children, ages 7-11. Escape the heat in a desert version of sand castle building. Two person family teams (parent/ child, grandparent/child, teen/younger sibling, etc.) are invited to participate. Register online or by calling 623930-3537, beginning August 15.

Programs for Children

@ the Foothills Branch Library

Registration is required for some programs. For information or registration, please call 623-930-3837 or register online at www.glendaleaz.com/library. MONDAY MATINEE Mondays, June 6, 13, 20, 27; July 11, 18, 25; August 1 2:00 - 4:00 PM. ROADRUNNER ROOM. All ages. Movie Days are back! Bring a snack and enjoy a movie with your friends. Children ages nine and under must have a parent, teen sibling, or other caregiver at the program. Groups are welcome; please have an adult for every five children. June 6: Toy Story 3 (G) June 13: Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole (PG) June 20: Despicable Me (PG) June 27: The Wizard of Oz (G) July 11: Megamind (PG) July 18: How To Train Your Dragon (PG) July 25: Tangled (PG) August 1: Mary Poppins (G) WOW! WEDNESDAYS Wednesdays, June 8, 15, 22, 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27 2:00 - 3:00 PM. ROADRUNNER ROOM. All ages. Every week a different wonderful performer! Tickets


Glendale Library & Arts (required) will be distributed from the Youth Department on a first-come, first-served basis at 1:45 p.m. on program day for these very well-attended events. Space is limited so we do suggest you come early. June 8: Gary Sprague, Arizona’s Singing Cowboy & His Trusty Horse, Dusty Love cowboys? Love horses? Revel in cowboy lore in an interactive, sing-along program featuring Arizona’s Singing Cowboy, Gary Sprague, and his trusty horse, Dusty. Don’t miss your chance to see a real horse inside the library! June 15: Magical Michael Steele This Wednesday we get magical as Michael Steele entertains with a variety show featuring amazing magic, juggling, yo-yo tricks, and more! June 22: Arizona Ric, the Magical BalloonMaking Cowboy When is a balloon more than a sculpture, a story, a spectacular hat? In the hands of Arizona Ric, it’s all this fun and more! June 29: Mother Goose Enjoy an entertaining visit with one of childhood’s most beloved picture book characters, Mother Goose, presented by Jan Sandwich. A treat for your little ones. July 6: Ronald McDonald Come clown around with Ronald McDonald— have fun with juggling, magic tricks and reading! Fun for the whole family. Don’t forget your cameras! July 13: Folklor y Cultura Mexicana Swirling color, dazzling regional dress, and thrilling music! Come celebrate the rich tradition and vibrant history of Mexico with Folklor y Cultura Mexicana, a talented group of Hispanic and Native American child and young adult dancers. July 20: Great Arizona Puppet Theater: Rapunzel Come enjoy Rapunzel, performed by the Great Arizona Puppet Theater. It’s the classic fairytale, told with delicate marionettes. July 27: James Reid, Juggler Extraordinaire Lots of interactive fun for the whole family! Amazing feats of juggling, yo-yo tricks, and comedy. What a great way to end the summer!

WATERPLAY FOR TOTS! YOUTH PATIO. Ages 2 and 3, with adult. Waterplay fun just for 2s and 3s! Join us on the Youth Patio for bouncy bubbles, sudsy doll washing, a kiddie car wash, a rubber ducky tub, and a fishing game. We’ll have a cool snack, too. Dress to get wet; wear shoes and sunscreen. Toddlers must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required. Monday, June 13 • 1:30 - 2:15 PM • Register June 6 Friday, July 15 • 1:30 - 2:15 PM • Register July 8 Wednesday, August 17 • 10:30 - 11:15 AM • Register August 10 JUGGLING WORKSHOP WITH JAMES REID Wednesday, July 27 3:15 PM. ROADRUNNER ROOM. Ages 6 and up. James Reid demonstrates juggling techniques, then it’s your turn to learn! By the time you leave, you’ll be juggling too! Advance registration (separate from James Reid’s 2:00 performance) is required for the workshop and begins Wednesday, July 13. AUGUST STORY SPECIALS Tuesdays, August 2, 9, 16 STORYTIME ROOM. Wind up your summer with some special August fun during Toddlertime, Storytime and evening Familytime programs. Each week, join us for a story and related fun activity. Regular Baby programs, Toddlertimes, Storytimes and Familytimes resume for the Fall season on Tuesday, September 6. TODDLERTIME SPECIAL 11:00 AM • Ages 18 mos. - 3 years August 2: Critters Galore August 9: Apples, Apples, Apples August 16: Way Out West STORYTIME SPECIAL 11:30 AM • Ages 3 - 6 August 2: Apples, Apples, Apples August 9: Way Out West August 16: Critters Galore FAMILYTIME SPECIAL 7:00 PM • Ages 3 and up August 2: Way Out West August 9: Critters Galore August 16: Apples, Apples, Apples Summer 2011 / My Community

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Glendale Library & Arts YOU WOULDN’T WANT TO BE ON THE HINDENBURG! Wednesday, August 10 4:00 - 5:00 PM. HUMMINGBIRD ROOM. Ages 8 - 13. Have you ever come home from vacation and thought, “Well that was a disaster!” You may never complain again. Come to the library and learn about the Hindenburg and the cross-Atlantic trip that went up in flames. Programs feature history with humor, based on the popular You Wouldn’t Want to… series. Registration begins July 27.

Programs for Children

@ the Velma Teague Branch Library

Registration is required for some programs. For information or registration, please call 623-930-3437 or register online at www.glendaleaz.com/library.

WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS: ORGANIST BOBBY FREEMAN Wednesday, June 15 2:00-3:00 PM. CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS. Diamondbacks’ organist Bobby Freeman will be here to share his musical, crowd-pleasing talents with us. WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS: REPTILE RICH Wednesday, June 22 2:00-3:00 PM. CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS. Reptile Rich comes to the library with his scaly, fascinating friends! WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS: GREAT ARIZONA PUPPET THEATER Wednesday, June 29 2:00-3:00 PM. CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS. Long-time valley favorite Great Arizona Puppet Theater is joining us with a production of Dragons, Ladies, and Tigers, featuring Asian folk tales.

FAMILY READING READINESS STORYTIME Mondays, May 2 & 16, & June 6-20 6:30 PM. STORYTIME ROOM. This program is designed to help parents and caregivers get their preschoolers ready to read. Stories, fingerplays, reading readiness tips and activities will be presented. Sponsored by Valley of the Sun United Way.

WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS: WILDLIFE WORLD ZOO Wednesday, July 6 2:00-3:00 PM. CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS. Wildlife World Zoo is bringing their famous animal ambassadors to share with us the Wonders of Water.

PUPPET SHOW Tuesday, May 10 & Wednesday, May 11 10:30-11:00 AM. & 6:30-7:00 PM. STORYTIME ROOM. Velma Teague’s puppeteers will be back for their Spring puppet show. Join us for the fun!

WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS: ARIZONA RICK Wednesday, July 13 2:00-3:00 PM. CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS. Arizona Rick brings his fantastic balloon creations and invites the audience to help him tell favorite stories.

PUPPET SHOW Thursday, May 12 6:30-7:00 PM. STORYTIME ROOM. Velma Teague’s puppeteers will be back for their Spring puppet show. Join us for the fun! WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS: MAGICIAN GARY LAZOK Wednesday, June 1 2:00-3:00 PM. CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS. Magician Gary Lazok will kick-off Summer Reading with a sportsthemed magic show. WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS: JUGGLER JAMES REID Wednesday, June 8 2:00-3:00 PM. CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS. Juggler James Reid is coming to astound you with his dexterity!

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WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS: BINGO Wednesday, July 20 2:00-3:00 PM. CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS. Come play BINGO with the Velma Teague Youth Department staff. Small, child-appropriate prizes are given to the winners. CRAFTY TUESDAYS Tuesdays, July 5-26 2:00-3:00 PM. STORYTIME ROOM. Miss Pat helps you make a treasure every Tuesday afternoon in July. Crafts are suitable for ages 5 and up to do independently; younger children will need to bring an adult helper. No registration required.


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Read, Play, Win! Earn Great Prizes! Summer Reading Program for Children Be a part of this valley-wide Summer Reading Program! It’s open to all children up to age 18, and happens May 31-July 30. Track your activities by marking gameboard spaces as you go around bases. Get a prize when you round each base. Get to home plate and win a prize PLUS a ticket voucher to attend a Diamondbacks home game! Pick up your gameboard during the week of May 23 at the Glendale Public Library, 5959 W. Brown St., while participating in a range of activities such as Seek ‘n Find, Musical Instruments, Scavenger Hunt and B-I-N-G-O... or get your gameboard at the Foothills Branch Library at 19055 N. 57th Ave. and enjoy activities such as parachute play, a guessing game and cached treasure hunt. You can also get a gameboard at the Velma Teague Library, 7010 N. 58th Ave., starting May 31. For more information, visit GlendaleAZ.com/Library online. Program sponsored by the Arizona Republic and the AZ Diamondbacks.

Teen Summer Reading Program I Can’t Survive Without Books... Teens! Satisfy your need to read at the Glendale Public Library and earn great prizes from Sonic, Chipotle and Harkins Theatres! This fun online program for ages 12-18 begins May 23 and you can sign up online at GlendaleAZ.com/TeenLibrary or at any City of Glendale library location.

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Children’s Storytimes

@ every library location

BABYTIME - A 20-minute program for parent/caregiver and baby, newborn-18 months, designed to be an introduction to books, fingerplays, action rhymes and puppets. No registration required. Main Library: 10:15 • Thursdays • June 9 - August 25 Foothills Branch Library: 6:30 PM • Tuesdays • June 7 - August 16 Velma Teague Branch Library: 11:00 AM • Wednesdays • May 4 & June 1 - July 27 & August 24 - 31 BABY RHYME & PLAYTIME - A 45-minute early literacy program for parent/caregiver and baby, newborn-18 months. This weekly program includes stories, rhymes, songs and movement with time to engage in guided play. No registration required. Foothills Branch Library: 10:15 - 11:00 AM • Tuesdays • June 7 - August 16 TODDLERTIME - A 20-minute toddler and parent/caregiver program for children 18 months-3 years old. An adult must accompany. Programs include stories, fingerplays, and songs. No registration required. Main Library: Tuesdays at 10:15 AM • Thursdays at 10:45 AM • June 7 - 30 Foothills Branch Library: 11:00 AM • Tuesdays • June 7 - July 26 Velma Teague Branch Library: 10:30 AM • Wednesdays, May 4 & June 1 - July 27 & August 24 - 31 STORYTIME - A 30-minute program geared to children ages 3-6. Children of all ages are welcome to attend, but an adult must accompany those under 3. Programs include stories, songs, fingerplays, and short movies or puppet shows. No registration required. Main Library: Tuesday at 10:45 AM • Tuesday & Thursday at 7:00 PM • Saturdays at 2:00 PM • June 7 - July 26 Foothills Branch Library: 11:30 AM • Tuesdays • June 7 - July 26 Velma Teague Branch Library: 10:00 AM • Wednesdays, May 4 & June 1 - July 27 & August 24 - 31 FAMILY STORYTIME - A 30-minute program for children of all ages and their parents. Programs include stories, songs, fingerplays and more. No registration required. Foothills Branch Library: 7:00 PM • Tuesdays • June 7 - July 26 Velma Teague Branch Library: 6:30 PM • Thursdays, May 5 & June 2 July 28 & August 25 A-B-C! READ WITH ME - A 35-minute baby, toddler and parent/caregiver program for children newborn-36 months ONLY. Listen to stories, sing songs, and engage in guided play with your child to enhance early literacy skills. Register beginning at 6:00 PM. Main Library: 6:20 PM • Tuesdays June 7 - August 16

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The Summer Art Camp is sponsored by the Glendale Arts Commission. Cost for each 4-day session is $20. These workshops will take place at the Fruit Packing Shed at the historic Sahuaro Ranch Park located at 9802 N. 59th Avenue in Glendale. Registration for these workshops is taken on a first-come, first served basis. To insure a space and for more information, call Judy Fleming at 623.930.3547. She can also be e-mailed at jfleming@glendaleaz.com.

Printing • Screen Instructor: Cyndi Coon • Monday - Thursday • June 27 - 30 • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM • 9-13 years olds Writing • PlayInstructor: Tania Katan • Monday - Thursday • June 27 - 30 • 1:00 - 4:00 PM • 9-13 years olds a City • BuildInstructor: Melinda Bergman • Monday - Thursday • June 27 - 30 • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM • 9-13 years olds Instructor: Melinda Bergman • Monday - Thursday • June 27 - 30 • 1:00 - 4:00 PM • 9-13 years olds

Junk Into Treasure • Transforming Instructor: Shari Keith • Tuesday - Friday • July 5 - 8 • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM • 9-13 years olds Making • PrintInstructor: Jane Metzger • Tuesday - Friday • July 5 - 8 • 1:00 - 4:00 PM • 6-8 years olds Bugs, Monster Hands, Masks & Wearable Art • Dizzy Instructor: Richard Johnson • Monday - Thursday July 11 - 14 • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM • 6-8 years olds Board Sculptures, Dizzy Bugs, Monster Hands & Art Crawlers • Poster Instructor: Richard Johnson • Monday - Thursday • July 11 - 14 • 1:00 - 4:00 PM • 6-8 years old Around the World • Art For Instructor: Christy Puetz • Monday - Thursday July 18 - 21 • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM • 6-8 years olds Instructor: Christy Puetz • Monday - Thursday July 18 - 21 • 1:00 - 4:00 PM • 9-13 years olds

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CODE COMPLIANCE . www.GlendaleAZ.com/CodeCompliance

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• Gates must open outward from the pool. and enclosures must be maintained in • Barriers proper operating order.

wimming pools can provide welcome relief from the heat of summer. The Code Compliance Department is providing the following code requirements and tips to make your backyard swimming experiences safe and enjoyable.

pools must be maintained in • Swimming a condition that is not polluted, stagnant or blighting.

Glendale City Code Requirements

The Glendale City Code requires additional (secondary) barriers when persons younger than six (6) years of age will or do reside at a property with a swimming pool, spa, hot tub or other bodies of water (above or below ground) used for swimming. A copy of the City of Glendale’s swimming pool requirements is available at www.GlendaleAZ.com.

Having a swimming pool, spa, hot tub or other bodies of water designed for swimming purposes brings added responsibilities to owners, lessees and tenants. In order to address potential safety hazards, the City of Glendale has adopted city codes as precautionary measures. Here are some highlights from the Glendale City Code: pools must be entirely • Swimming enclosed by at least a five (5) foot barrier. Required barriers can include walls, fences and other structures including houses or accessory buildings.

barriers must not have • Required any openings through which a ball four inches in diameter can pass.

must be self-closing and • Gates self-latching with the latch at least 54 inches above the ground.

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designated to watch swimmers at all times. Swimmers, including adults, should never swim alone.

gates and self-latching locks. There are additional barrier requirements if children under the age of six reside at the property.

swimming lessons.

Barriers - Pools must be fenced with self-closing Classes - Learn CPR and enroll children in

Our Code Compliance Mission – To maintain established community standards that preserve and promote the health, safety and living environment of our community and neighborhoods. We Look Forward to Hearing from You – We’re all on the same team, and we appreciate your assistance

and cooperation in helping us keep our neighborhoods safe and clean. Please contact us at www.GlendaleAZ.com/ CodeCompliance or 623-930-3610 to report possible violations in your neighborhood. Summer 2011 / My Community

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community action program . www.GlendaleAZ.com/CAP

Community Parks

1a...Bonsall North 59th Ave. & Bethany Home Rd. 1b...Bonsall South 59th Ave. & Bethany Home Rd. 2.....Chapparal 57th Ave. & Greenbriar Dr. 3.....Hidden Meadows 76th Ave. & St. John Ave. 4.....Northern Horizon Dog Park Available 63rd Ave. & Northern Ave. 5.....O’Neil 64th Ave. & Missouri Ave. 6.....Orangewood 71st Ave. & Orangewood Ave. 7.....Paseo Racquet Center & Park 63rd Ave. & Thunderbird Rd. 8.....Rose Lane Park 51st Ave. & Marlette Ave.

623-930-2854

Glendale Community Action Program (CAP) helps citizens become self-sufficient while they are experiencing a financial hardship or crisis. The program provides various types of assistance to prevent homelessness such as case management, information and referral to local social service agencies. For households that are eligible, CAP provides direct financial assistance such as Utility payment Utility deposit Mortgage payment to prevent eviction or foreclosure First month’s rent payment for those who are homeless Home weatherization and repair or replacement of utility-related appliances Rental deposit payment for those who are homeless Rent payment to prevent eviction. Basic program requirements are... Glendale resident, proof of gross income for the past 30 days, social security cards for each member of the household, proof of birth for primary applicant and meeting Federal Poverty Income Guidelines for direct financial programs. For an appointment and information on utility, rent and mortgage assistance, please call 623-930-2460. For all other programs, call 623-930-2854. (For special accommodations, call 623-930-2854 or TDD at 623-930-2197.)

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Regional Parks

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9.....Foothills Dog Park Available 57th Ave. & Union Hills Dr. 10...Grand Canal Linear 75th Ave. & Camelback to Bethany Home & New River 11....Sahuaro Ranch Dog Park Available 59th Ave. & Mountain View Rd. 12...Skunk Creek Linear 51st Ave. & Utopia to 73rd Ave. & Greenway Rd. 13...Thunderbird Paseo 51st Ave. & Cactus to 72nd Ave. & Greenway Rd. 14...Western Area Regional 83rd Ave. & Bethany Home Rd.

Conservation Parks

15...Thunderbird 59th Ave. & Pinnacle Peak Rd.

Recreation Centers

City of Glendale Mayor & Council

A.....Community Center North 14075 N. 59th Ave. B.....Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. C.....Glendale Adult Center 5970 W. Brown St. D.....Glendale Community Center 5401 W. Ocotillo Rd. E.....O’Neil Building 6448 W. Missouri Ave. F.....Rose Lane Building 5003 W. Marlette Ave.

Mayor Elaine M. Scruggs Councilmembers

My Community Magazine Advertising contained herein does not constitute an endorsement by the City of Glendale or its staff.

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City of Glendale Community Services 5850 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale, AZ 85301 www.GlendaleAZ.com/CommunityServices

Bill Schwind – Parks & Recreation Acting Director Sue Komernicky – Library Director Cathy Gorham – Deputy City Manager, Neighborhood & Human Services

Samuel McAllen – Code Compliance Director

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Assorted Facilities

11061PR 4/11

All Information is subject to change without notice.

Vice Mayor Steven Frate (Sahuaro District) Norma Alvarez (Ocotillo District) Joyce Clark (Yucca District) Phil Lieberman (Cactus District) Yvonne Knaack (Barrel District) Manny Martinez (Cholla District)

N.....Glendale Amphitheater 5850 W. Glendale Ave. O.....Bridle Path 51st Ave.Cactus to Bell roads P.....Elsie McCarthy Sensory Garden 55th Ave. & Morten Ave.


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Aquatics (seasonal)

B.....Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center 5600 W Union Hills Dr. F.....Rose Lane Aquatics Center 5003 W. Marlette Ave. T.....Splash Pad 83rd Ave. & Berridge Ln.

Libraries

C.....Main Library 5959 W. Brown St. B.....Foothills Library 19055 N. 57th Ave. N.....Velma Teague Library 7010 N. 58th Ave.

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COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS . www.GlendaleAZ.com/CommunityPartnerships

623-930-2868

You are invited... to the annual Community Leadership Forum, hosted by the Neighborhood & Human Services Department on Saturday, June 25. Enjoy time with community leaders, your neighbors and recognize the efforts of other citizens and groups to make your neighborhoods and Glendale a better place. For location, time and other information, please call 623-930-2868.

Community Revitalization

Phone 623-930-3670

Programs include... Infill Housing (Habitat for Humanity), Minor and Major Home Repair Program, Roof Repair Program, Replacement Housing Program, Referrals to NonProfit Agencies, Housing Tax Credit Review and Homeless Prevention Funding. For foreclosure assistance and information visit www.GlendaleAZ.com/ CommunityPartnerships

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Community Housing

Phone 623-930-2180 Programs featured include... Public Housing, Section 8 Rental Assistance Program and Financial Self-Sufficiency Programs.

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Neighborhood Partnership Office

Phone 623-930-2868 Some of the programs offered include... Adopt A Neighborhood, Community Mediation & Conflict Resolution, the Community Volunteer program, Neighborhood capacity building, HOA Training Classes, Glendale University 101 and the Glendale University Graduate program.

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Glendale University (GU) “101”

This educational program is FREE and available to Glendale residents age 15 and older who want to learn more about the operations of municipal government. Fall 2011 semester classes will be held Mondays, 6–9 p.m. TO REGISTER or for more information, visit www. GlendaleAZ.com/CommunityPartnerships/CivicEducation. cfm or call 623-930-2868.

Glendale University “101” in partnership with

GLENDALE UNIVERSITY GRADUATE PROGRAM

For alumni of GU 101, this additional educational program offers more in-depth classes on specific topics. For more information and current class offerings, visit www.glendaleaz.com/communitypartnerships/CivicEducation.cfm or call 623930-2868.

HOA TRAINING PROGRAM

For residents of Glendale who live in HOAs, this program offers training classes relevant to living in and the successful management of HOAs. For more information, call 623-930-2868 or visit www.glendaleaz.com/ communitypartnerships/CivicEducation.cfm. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————

Neighborhood & Human Services is a partnership of employees and community members working together to enhance the quality of life through civic education, housing assistance, housing rehabilitation, community volunteerism, affordable housing, neighborhood services, conflict resolution and neighborhood revitalization.

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(15 must be under age 18) outdoor reserved table area welcome banner with child’s name free Summer Fun t-shirt for birthday child standard facility background music trash removal You provide food, cake, beverages, etc. Reservations must be made a minimum of 3 weeks in advance Call for additional specifications and requirements.

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