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Breakfast with Santa ~ Dec. 14 Programs for Kids Fall Tennis, Gymnastics and Tumbling, Youth Basketball, Wrestling, Indoor Soccer and Isshin Ryu After-School Art Programs, French Tutoring, King Georgettes Cheer Program and Ballet
It’s The “Great Pumpkin” Race Oct. 25
Health & wellness Line Dancing, Tai Chi, Zumba and more
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Check out the schedule of weekly and overnight Trips and Tours Washington, D.c. Mall & Museums, Annapolis, Luray Caverns, Wheeling - Greenbrier, and Christmas in New York!
FLea/craft market Sept. 7 & Oct. 5 Fall Festival Oct. 12
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King George County Out & About
In this section you will find information on those who play a role in meeting your leisure needs. King George County Board of Supervisors The Board of Supervisors meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 6:00p.m in the Revercomb Building. The Board of Supervisors consists of five members, one from each of the four districts and one At-Large. Your Board of Supervisors members are: Mr. Cedell Brooks, Shiloh District; Mr. Dale Sisson, Chairman, At-Large; Mr. Joe Grzeika, James Madison District; Mr. John LoBuglio, James Monroe District; and Mrs. Ruby Brabo, Dahlgren District County Administration – 540-775-9181 Mr. A. Travis Quesenberry, County Administrator L.E. Smoot Memorial Library – 540-775-7951; www.smoot.org. The library is located at 9533 Kings Highway. Virginia Cooperative Extension Service – 540-775-3062; located in the Village Center at 10087 Kings Highway. Assistance may be found in the areas of Agricultural and Natural Resources, Commercial Horticulture, Family Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development and Community Viability. The Virginia Cooperative Extension Service is part of Virginia Tech and Virginia State University. Additional information may be obtained at www.offices.ext.vt.edu/king.george Virginia Department of Forestry – 540-663-0181. Local office is located at 11617 Caledon Road. Information about the forest land in King George County may also be found at www.dof.virginia.gov/R2/kge-index
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries – 804-367-1000 King George County Game Warden 540-775-2049. For Hunter Education Classes, please go to www.huntfishva.com Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation – 804-786-1712 Caledon State Park - located in King George County at 11617 Caledon Road. Call 540-663-3861 for information regarding the park or their interpretive programs or visit www.dcr.virginia.gov for information on this park and other Virginia State Parks. Virginia Tourism Commission – 804-545-5500 / www.vatc.org Dahlgren Naval Surface Weapons Center – Operator – 540-653-8291 King George Historical Society, Inc. is a non-profit 501 c 3 organization whose purpose is to collect, preserve and to disseminate both information and material of every nature relating to the history, antiquities and literature of King George County in the Commonwealth of Virginia. For more information go to their website at www.kghistory.org Fall Festival Committee – plans this annual event. Everyone is welcome to join in the celebration. There is a parade, music, games, food, a Fall Festival Queen, and a Fall Festival Dance; all to benefit the King George Census.
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Inside the Department Our Vision is to become Virginia’s premier County in bringing people together and enriching lives through recreation and community activities. Our Mission is to effectively deliver services by providing diverse and balanced recreation programs and facilities that incorporate the needs, interests and desires of our citizens. With citizens’ support and involvement and interactive utilization of facility, community and natural resources we contribute to maintaining community character, enhancing community spirit, developing partnerships between private enterprises, civic organizations and individuals; hence, reaching out enhancing lives and contributing to the community livability. Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee The King George County Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee is appointed by the Board of Supervisors to represent the citizens of their corresponding districts. In addition, the Committee has two non-voting members representing NSWC and the students. Members advise staff on issues related to programs, planning and services; and aid in conceptualizing departmental facilities and operations. Members meet the third Thursday of every month beginning at 7:00pm at the Citizens Center. Your representatives are: Robert Benson, At-Large; Mike White, Chairman, James Monroe District; Stevie Gray, Dahlgren; Alice Stanton, NSWC; vacant, Shiloh District; and Elizabeth Clark, James Madison District. Parks and Recreation Staff Members Need to get in touch with a staff member! You may contact us by phone at 540-775-4386, by fax at 540-775-5255, by email kgpr@ co.kinggeorge.state.va.us or individually at the following addresses: Tim Smith, Director of Parks and Recreation firstname.lastname@example.org Lorenzo Smith, Athletic Supervisor email@example.com Janine Paulsen, Recreation Supervisor firstname.lastname@example.org Linda Gallagher, Administrative Assistant email@example.com Vivian Shelton, Evening/Weekend Operations Supervisor firstname.lastname@example.org or come by our office to speak to a staff member in person (appointments guarantee seeing a specific staff member). We work closely with the Department of General Properties with regards to building and grounds maintenance. If you encounter a building and grounds issue, please give our department a call so that we may forward the message. Office Information The Parks and Recreation office operates out of the Citizens Center, located at 8076 Kings Highway. Our business hours are 8:00a.m – 7:00p.m Monday – Thursday and 8:00a.m – 5:00p.m on Friday. Our offices are closed on holidays designated by the state. To speak to a staff member you may personally come by, call 540-775-4386 or TDD# 540-779-2049, email, fax or by mail at Parks and Recreation, P.O. Box 71, King George, VA. 22485. You may check out our programs on the County’s website www.king-george.va.us
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or browse our programs and register on-line (only way to pay by credit card) at http://kinggeorge.recdesk.com/recdeskportal Inclusion Statement: King George County Parks and Recreation is committed to providing a variety of programs to meet the needs and desires of all of its citizens. If you have a disability and need reasonable accommodations, please contact the Department to discuss participating. We ask that you notify us when registering, but not less than ten (10) working days prior to the program or event so that we may make the necessary arrangements. KG ALERT – Sign up today for the KGALERT system. This free system managed by authorized County Emergency Management personnel will bring you important County information as well as notify you of important information during an emergency or disaster. You sign up and you decide what information you would like to receive. This information is delivered to email, cell phones with text messaging capability, palm pilots, and blackberries. Tell your friends, family, and neighbors. Sign up today! www.kgalert.com. PRESCRIPTION DISCOUNT CARD - King George County, in conjunction with the National Association of Counties, is pleased to offer to its citizens a free Prescription Discount Card. The card provides a discount on prescriptions not covered by insurance. Pick up your card at the Citizens Center or the County Administration Building. King George County has implemented an AMBULANCE FEE for SERVICE program. This program aids in offsetting costs associated with providing citizens quality service. Financial reimbursement will come from Medicaid, Medicare and other private insurance companies who already include this service in the coverage they offer to the people they insure. For more information, please call King George County Department of Emergency Services at 540-775-7995. This brochure is produced by The Journal in cooperation with the King George Parks & Recreation Department. For information about advertising in the brochure contact The Journal at 540-775-2024 or or go online to www.journalpress.com and select “Advertise.”
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The Place Where Programs Call Home Programs are offered throughout the County. Most facilities are located within a twenty minute drive. For your convenience, we have listed the main sites used and their addresses and abbreviations used throughout this guide. If you are still unsure where a facility is located, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our facilities are: Citizens Center - King George County Citizens Center – 8076 Kings Highway (Rt. 3); 8:00a.m – 9:00p.m weekdays and 12:00a.m on weekends for programs and rentals. Barnesfield Park – 3360 Barnesfield Road (off Rt. 301, 1 mile South of Potomac River – Harry G. Nice Bridge) Tennis Courts - King George County Tennis Center – 8246 Dahlgren Road (Rts 206 & 3) – daylight use only except during school hours. Sealston Sports Complex – 11050 Fletchers Chapel Road; newly developed, this facility has 4 baseball/softball field and a nine acre multi-purpose field. KGHS - King George High School – 10100 Foxes Way (Rts. 3); Gym and Athletic Fields after 6:00p.m / weekends KGMS - King George Middle School – 8246 Dahlgren Road (Rt. 206); Gym after 6:00p.m / weekends OKGMS-Old King George Middle School-8562 Dahlgren Road (Rt. 206); Gym after 6:00p.m./ weekends PES - Potomac Elementary – 16495 15th Street (near the corner of Rt. 206 and Gym and Outdoors after 6:00p.m / weekends KGES - King George Elementary – 10381 Ridge Road (Rts. 205 & 3); Gym, Cafeteria and outdoors after 6:00p.m / weekends OKGES - Old King George Elementary – 9100 Saint Anthonys Road; Gym and old Cafeteria anytime, subject to availability. SES - Sealston Elementary – 11048 Fletchers Chapel Road (off Rt. 3); Gym and Outdoors after 6:00p.m / weekends FUNd for Kids Interested in making a difference in a child’s life? Through the generosity of individuals and organizations; and in conferring with the schools, church leaders and Department of Social Services, many youth are afforded the opportunity to participate in activities that otherwise they may not be able to because of financial reasons. If you have an interest in helping give a child an opportunity to participate, please consider donating. Your support is greatly appreciated.
King George County Public Facilities Tour In addition to the facilities used for programs, the Parks and Recreation Department is directly responsible for the oversight of Wayside Park, Barnesfield Park, Wilmont Landing, Sealston Sports Complex and the Citizens Center. Sealston Sports Complex is a 45 acre park adjoing Sealston Elementary School. Currently, this facility consists of a 10 acre multipurpose field and four baseball/softball fields, 2 lighted ball fields, picnic shleter, restroom and concession stand. There is limited parking within the park and additional parking is permitted at the school’s parking lot. Wayside Park is a 10 acre park site on the Potomac River located on Route 301 at the Harry G. Nice Memorial Bridge. Amenities include several picnic tables, two grills and approximately 100 yards of beach. Parking is limited on-site; however, there is additional parking located at the commuter parking lot adjoining the Welcome Center and at Barnesfield (a short 5 minute stroll). Barnesfield Park is located on Route 301 approximately one mile south of the Harry G. Nice Memorial Bridge. This 150 acre park has 2 picnic shelters, 3 baseball/softball fields, 1 Little League size field, 2 multipurpose fields, outdoor basketball courts and fitness loop. Wilmont Landing – this landing provides public boat access to the Rappahannock River. This site has very limited parking available. Wilmont Landing is located on Wilmont Road off of Rollins Fork Road (Rt. 681). To reach Rollins Fork Road; follow Rt 3 approximately 6 miles east of Rt 301 & 3 intersection. Citizens Center – located at 8076 Kings Highway (across from The Shops at King George shopping center). Inside the Center is the Parks and Recreation office, a conference room, a banquet room and kitchen. Tuesday through Thursday mornings, the Rappahannock Area Agency on Aging offers a program for mature adults on one side of the banquet hall while the other side is used for a variety of recreational activities. Recreational programs are offered on-site all week long. When not in use for departmental activities, the Center may be rented for functions. Outside, there are sand volleyball courts, a playground and a couple of picnic tables. Senior Navigator – A service for seniors, families of seniors and/or caregivers, providing information on senior services available in the county and throughout the region.
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General Information IMPORTANT General Program Information: Please Read. The programs that are listed in this Program Guide are the programs that we had planned by the publication due date. Please check our website for additional programs or call the Department for any updated programs. Due to facility uses, programs may be subject to changes in times and/or locations. Please verify with the Department upon registering. We attempt to notify you as early as possible with any program change. If we fail to reach you, please accept our apology for any inconvenience caused. Please register for classes in advance. Waiting until the last minute may cause a class to cancel. Classes may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. Unless otherwise noted or notified by an instructor/program supervisor, classes/programs may be held on holidays. LATE REGISTRATION FEES: A $10 late fee will be imposed on any program registrations coming in after the designated deadline. Any late registrations coming in beyond two weeks after the registration deadline will be assessed $20 plus any additional cost associated with ordering equipment or supplies. Inclement Weather Policy: At this time, the King George County Parks and Recreation Department follows the King George County Schools schedule for programs offered in the schools. Programs offered at other locations are dealt with on a case by case basis. Insufficient Funds - Checks returned for insufficient funds will be assessed a $35 fee by the Treasurer’s Office and the check-writer’s name will be forwarded to our Department. The Department will no longer be able to accept checks from said check-writer. Refunds Full refunds are issued in the event a program cancels; or if the Department is notified prior to the program starting and where no costs are incurred. Where costs were incurred for deposits, apparel, equipment or any other program related expenses; those costs will be deducted from the refund. No cash refunds will be given. Refunds generally take two to four weeks to receive due to accounts payable cycle. Refunds are not issued after programs begin or for unattended classes. Unusual circumstances will be handled on a case by case basis and may be subject to being credited for unused funds.
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Cancellations/Postponements of Programs Every once in a while we think we have a great program idea or an instructor has proposed a great program; but the enrollment is insufficient. Staff looks at postponing the program (time to be determined) to see if there is evidence that we think we can get the program to make through other means; and canceling as a last resort. When we cancel, we do our best to notify participants and issue a refund. Program Evaluations Program evaluations will be randomly given to participants or their parents. Evaluations are issued to gauge how programs are received, the instruction or coaching, an assessment on the registration process from the time you get registration form to making payment and our reflection on you, the facilities we use and your ideas on what we can do to better serve you whether it is in program offerings, staffing or department operations.
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Youth Sports FALL TENNIS
This 6-week class, led by KGHS Girls Tennis coach, Josh Gillette, is intended for young players who have already learned the basic shots. Through games and drills, classes will focus on continuing to improve fundamental shots and developing rallying skills. Racket and water bottle required. Location: KG Tennis Center Code Session Days Time Cost 5098.113 9/17-10/22 Tuesdays 5pm-6pm $40 5099.113 9/19-10/24 Thursdays 5pm-6pm $40
The Action Gyms Program is for 1-5 year old youngsters who just want to have some fun in the gym. The program will focus on exercise, movement to music and coordination. Location: OKGES Gym. FALL 2013 Code Age Day Date Time Cost 3005.113 1-2 Wed. 9/11 – 10/16 9-9:50am $33 3007.113 3-5 Wed. 9/11– 10/16 10-10:50am $33
ADVANCED HITTING CLINIC The King George High School Girls Softball coaching staff will be having its 5th Annual Advanced Hitting Clinic. The clinic is open to girls 8th-12th grade, January 12th, 19th and 26th, from 2pm-4pm. The program will be held at KGES Gymnasium. Hitters will participate in various hitting drills - covering areas of fundamental breakdown of swing, contact points, hip drive, the swing finish, bunting & slapping. Please bring your own bat, glove, sneakers (no cleats), catcher’s gear and helmet (if own) & appropriate attire. The registration fee is $60. Registration will be from November 1st – January 3rd. Location: KGES Gym Code Age Day Date Time Fee 2024.214 13 -18 Sundays 1/12 – 1/26 2-4pm $60
WINTER 2014 Code Age Day Date 12Time Cost 3005.214 1-2 Wed. 11/6 – 12/18 9-9:50am $33 3007.214 3-5 Wed. 11/6 – 12/18 10-10:50am $33 No Class on Wednesday, November 27, 2013
TUMBLING King George Parks and Recreation is offering Tumbling this fall. Beginner- This 60 minute class focuses on tumbling skills, strength and flexibility using the floor and mats. These basic tumbling fundamentals will physically develop coordination, flexibility, balance and endurance. Advanced – Students must be proficient in back handsprings and ready to work back tucks. This class focuses on advanced tumbling skills, strength and flexibility. Code Age Day Date Time Cost 3003.113 Beg. 5-17 Wed. 9/11 – 12/4 5-6pm $73 3004.113 Adv. 5-17 Wed. 9/11 – 12/4 5-6pm $73 No Class on Wednesday, November 27, 2013
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BASKETBALL R US
Basketball R Us is weekly basketball program for all aspiring young players, which consist of a one (1) hour class once a week for 6 weeks. The one-hour class combines fundamentals skills development and team competition to achieve maximum fun and learning for all ages. BENEFITS: A player improves his or her individual skill level such as passing, dribbling, shooting, rebounding, and defense. While at the same time players learn how to work within the framework of a team. Boys and girls at any skill level are encouraged to participate. GOAL: The goal is to provide children with an organized skill development program where they will learn the fundamentals of basketball have fun and increase their confidence and self-esteem as a person. Location: SES Gym Code Age Day Date Time Cost 2001.114 4-6 Mon. 10/7 – 11/11 6pm-7pm $60 2002.114 7-9 Mon. 10/7 – 11/11 7pm-8pm $60 2003.114 10-12 Wed. 10/9 – 11/13 7pm-8pm $60 2004.114 13-15 Wed. 10/9 – 11/13 7pm-8pm $60
This program is designed to introduce newcomers to the basic skills of wrestling, and further advance those who have participated in the past. Physical activity, building friendships and sportsmanship are emphasized in this program. Meets are held on weekends in Northern Virginia. King George is a member of the Northern Virginia Wrestling Federation. The registration deadline is November 15th. Location - OKGES Code# Age Day Date Time Cost 3000.214 5-14 T,Th, S 11/2 -3/8 T&Th 6-7:30pm $75 Sat. 9-11am Plus AAU Card
YOUTH BASKETBALL The youth basketball league will focus on good sportsmanship, teamwork and fair play. Volunteer coaches will teach the fundamentals of basketball. The goal for this program is an opportunity for fun and enjoyment. Practices will begin in December and games will start in January. All home games will be played at county schools on Saturdays and Sundays. Registration for basketball will be October 1st – November 13th. Location - All Schools Code# Age Day Date Time Cost 2001.214 7-18 S-S 12/14 – 3/8 TBA $81
INDOOR YOUTH SOCCER This program is designed for ages 6-15. All practices and games will be held at King George Elementary School. This is a coed sport broken into three divisions: 6-8 year old, 9-11 year olds and 12-15 year olds. The registration deadline is November 1st. Location: KGES Gym Code# Age Day Date 2004.214 6-15 M,W,F,S 12/7- 3/8
START SMART BASKETBALL Start Smart is an instructional and developmental program that enables kids aged 4 -5 years to have a positive sports experience. It is a step-by-step approach that builds self-confidence while teaching the fundamentals of the games. Parents participate with their children to help teach them the basic skills needed for the next level of organized play. The program utilizes positive reinforcement and fun activities. Classes limited to 24 per session. Location: SES Basketball Registration Deadline: December 12th Code# Age Day Date Time Cost 2017.214 4-5 Sat. 1/11 – 2/15 9am-9:50am $65
ISSHINRYU KARATE ISSHINRYU Karate is a traditional form of martial art from Okinawa (the birthplace of Karate). This program is designed for students who are interested in learning a martial art form that places emphasis on quality learning, leading to successful skill mastery, and personal safety. Our program focuses on building strength, balance, coordination and flexibility through Kata (forms), Kobudo (weapons) and their Bunkai (practice applications). This translates in a no nonsense form of efficient self defense techniques that have been proven highly effective. The study of IsshinRyu helps build character, self-esteem, self control, and self-confidence. The instructors Frank Harvey and two time Martial Arts Hall of Fame recipient Kevin Kline each have over a decade of teaching experience. They have trained with some of the world’s foremost experts. Location: Old King George Middle School Gym. Youth Beginner Code Age Day Date Time Fee 2008.513 6-13 Tue & Thurs 10/29 -1/16 6-7pm $50 Youth Advanced 2010.513 6-13 Tue & Thurs 10/29 – 1/16 6-8pm $60
Adult Beginner Code Age Day Date Time Fee 2013.513 14-Adult Tue & Thurs 10/29 – 1/16 6-7pm $55 Adult Advanced 2010.513 14-Adult Tue & Thurs 10/29 – 1/16 6-8pm $65
KING GEORGE COMMUNITY RESOURCES FOR YOUTH SPORTS Other resources in the County offering organized athletic programs include King George Little League, King George Youth Athletic Association, King George Patriots Team Gymnastics and YMCA.
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Youth Sports 2014 Winter Youth Gymnastics
Old King George Elementary School (Gymnasium) Registration Begins: November 13th • $73 for the 12 week program • Tee Shirt included The King George Youth Gymnastics program stresses basic fundamentals and skill development on all four competitive events (vault, bars, beam and floor exercise). The general class format has been revised to better accommodate our participants. Note: all pre-school classes (Kinder Gyms and Parent & Me), are designed to develop muscle memory, coordination and basic gymnastics skills through structured organized play. For more information contact Heather Withrow, Head Coach at 775-3482.
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This class is designed for children ages 3-4. Children in this class must be able to show knowledge of gymnastics terms and demonstrate skills on all four gymnastics apparatuses. Must be asked by coach in order to participate in this group! Tuesdays 5:00 – 6:00 PM 3-4 years Limit 10
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This program is designed for parent and tot to explore motor skill development in a fun atmosphere. You’ll experiment on many specially designed pieces of equipment. Saturdays 9:00 – 9:50 AM 18 months – 2 years Limit 10 The class stresses basic muscle coordination and development and basic skills through structured play. Saturdays 10:00 – 10:50 AM 3 years Limit 10 Join our popular Pre-K program designed to develop music coordination and basic gymnastics skills. Saturdays 11:00 – 11:50 AM 4 years Limit 10 This Pre-School program is designed to develop muscle memory, coordination and basic gymnastic skills through structured play. Mon. 5:00 – 6:00 PM 5 years Limit 10
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This class is designed for children ages 5-6. Children in this class must be able to demonstrate advanced skills on all four gymnastic apparatus and know all basic terms. Must be asked by coach in order to participate in this group! Thursdays 5:00 – 6:00 PM 5-6 years Limit 10
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This class will stress basic fundamentals and skill development utilizing the various specialized pieces of equipment. Mon. 6:00 – 7:00 PM (6-9 years) Limit 12 Thursdays 7:00 – 8:00 PM (10-14 years) Limit 12 Mon. 7:00 – 8:00 PM 6-9 years Limit 10 This program is for individuals who know and understand the basic skills and terms, but have not mastered the skills. This class is designed for students who have already had some gymnastics experience and need to master their skills. Thursdays 6:00 -7:00 PM 6-9 years Limit 10 This class is for students working on levels one and two team skills. Skills are based on USA Junior Olympic guidelines. Must be asked by coach in order to participate in this group! Tuesdays 6:00 – 7:00 PM 6-14 years Limit 10 This class is designed for students working on level 3 team skills according to USA Junior Olympic guidelines. Must be asked by coach in order to participate in this group! Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:00 PM 6-14 years Limit 10 This class will focus on boys gymnastic skills. Participants must have completed at least one previous session of gymnastics. Thursdays 7:00 – 8:00 PM 6-14 years Limit 10
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$50 monthly for ALL class access! *Excluding LOK
We host Sew Close, Mother/Daughter, 4-H, Girl Scout and HomeSchool Clubs
The Leadership Enrichment Center Khalfani King Media, Safe Social Media Classes CLaSSES STarT TuESdayS, SEpTEMbEr 24 Safe Social Media - 9–11 a.m. (Age 5 - 100) Individuals of all ages learn to navigate the digital jungle, avoid identify theft and cyber bullying. Computer/Keyboarding – 1–3 p. m. (Age 5 to 100) First hour of each class will feature a new skill with remainder of class devoted to Khalfani King, Instructor basic drills and individualized in-depth instruction. B.S. Broadcast Journalism Cause Marketing Media 3:30–5:30 p.m. (8 and Up) Market the DisabledVeteran cause dear to you or your child. Maximize your message across multimedia platforms, drive views and promote publication. $25/month for
Safe Social Media Classes
Safe Social Media (Condensed Safety) 6–9 p.m. (Age 8 – 100) Condensed, one-night version of full course. $25
CoderDojo is an international, free, not-forprofit coding club for young people to learn code, develop websites, apps, programs, games and more. Leadership Enrichment Center is a mentor site. Call for more information. (540) 625-2084
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Youth programs are those whose primary audience is ages 5 – 17. These are non-athletic programs that are offered whose focus is on the arts, culture, physical and structured movement.
Play It Smart Before and After School Program
Open Gym @ Old King George Elementary School Gym
Packages are available at King George Parks & Recreation. The King George County Parks and Recreation Department and the KG County Schools have teamed up to offer a before and after school program, ages K – 6th. Supervised activities will include games, sports, crafts, fitness and homework assistance. This program will instill character education, fitness and nutrition. A half-hour is designated everyday for homework and reading time. Please pick- up by 6:00 pm. Note: On half days the morning program will be open and the afternoon program will be closed. On holidays both morning and afternoon programs are closed. There will be no program if school is delayed 1 or 2 hours. COST $50.00 week/$15.00 day BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL $25.00 week/$7.00 day BEFORE SCHOOL ONLY @ All Elementary Schools 6:30 – 8:30am $40.00 week/$10.00 day AFTER SCHOOL ONLY @ All Elementary Schools - 3:30 – 6:00pm PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND HELD AT THE King George Parks and Recreation Office. Program is limited to 50 students per school per week at King George and Sealston Elementary and 25 students per week at Potomac Elementary. Call the Recreation Department for more details.
This popular drop-in program is designed for children 18 months and up. Movement exercise to songs, tumbling and open play with an emphasis on FUN! Held every Thursday from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Fee is $3 per child/$1 each additional child to be paid at gym.
COMMONWEALTH DRIVING SCHOOL
Classes Approved for • DMV Point Reduction Program (+5 safe driving points) • Court/DMV Referrals • Auto Insurance Premium Discounts Improvement Program (DIP) • Licensed by the VA DMV • Convenient Saturday Hours Certified Instructors: Dwight C. Storke, D.I.P.I • John B. Storke, D.I.P.I.
13279 Kings Hwy., Suite 2 King George, VA
Homeschool Gym @ Old King George Elementary School Gym This popular drop-in program is designed for children 18 months and up. Movement exercise to songs, tumbling and open play with an emphasis on FUN! Held every Thursday from 11:00 – 12:00 p.m. Fee is $3 per child/$1 each additional child to be paid at gym.
Outdoors Youth Outdoor Day Our 6th Annual Caledon State Park Youth Outdoor Day will be held on Saturday, September 21st from 10:00am – 1:00pm. Activities, games, demonstrations and nature interpretation will keep children and parents in touch with the great outdoors and all it has to offer. Featured events include: K.G.V.F.D. Fire Truck Demo, K-9 Demo, Turkey Calling Demo, Archery Demo and Canine Officer, Frank Spuchesi Canine Demo. The Patawomeck Indians of Virginia Living History Village & Skills Display, Flint Napping Demo (arrowheads & tools), Dug-out Canoe Building Demo, Hay Rides, Outdoor Photography, and many more! Activities are recommended for children ages 6 – 16. Participants are requested to pre-register by calling between the hours of 9:00am & 4:00 pm. For pre-registration contact Caledon State Park at 540-663-3861. For more information contact Buddy Fines at 540-775-7294 or Bill Newman at 540379-0220. Sponsored by Fredericksburg Northern Neck Chapter Va. Deer Hunters Association, Caledon State Park, Friends of Caledon, King George Parks & Recreation and Va. Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Age Day Date Time Cost 6-16 Sat Sept. 21 10:00am-1:00pm Free
Hunter Safety Education This program meets the mandatory 7 hours Hunter Education requirements for the State of Virginia. Taught by instructors certified by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries this program is designed to familiarize the student with all aspects of firearm handling and safety and other related topics. 1-day session; Must be taken by first time hunting license applicants in order to get license. Register online @ www.huntfishva.com (Click left side “Hunting or Education”). Must pre-register online. Age Day Date Time Cost Location 8 + Saturday 10/19 8am - 4pm FREE Citizens Center
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After school Art Class at KGHS
The Creative Side, Inc. After-School Art Program If you love art then this is the class for you! With the techniques you’ll learn in this class, you’ll be amazed at the beautiful works of art you can do. Students learn basic drawing skills such as composition, proportion, placement and shading and are introduced to dry media including graphite, chalky pastels, oil pastels and charcoal. Students will learn how to plan a painting, techniques, color basics and mixing of colors, and light and shadow using water colors and/or acrylics. Class assignments are age appropriate and are geared to help the individual child express his/her own creative ideas at their level of artistic ability. Students have the opportunity each month to display their artwork in our gallery setting for our first Friday celebrations! Supplies needed: 11x15 watercolor pad (140 lb); 11x14 drawing pad (70 lb), graphite pencils (HB, 2B, 4B, 6B), eraser, pencil sharpener, pencil box (Don’t worry if you can’t find all the supplies, we’ll show you the supplies at the first class) To register contact Deb Munro, Phone: 540-846-8920, Email: email@example.com. For more info and testimonials please visit us at www.thecreativesideinc. com. Participants – Min: 4, Max: 25 Pay for two sessions at one time and get $10 off. Pay for three sessions at one time and get $15 off. Pay for all four sessions at one time and get $20 off. Mondays (KGES) Oct: 7, 14, 21, 28 ($60/4 week session) Nov: 4, 11, 18, 25 ($60/4 week session) Dec: 2, 9, 16 and Jan: 6 ($60/4 week session) Jan: 13 and Feb: 3, 10, 24 ($60/4 week session) Tuesdays (PES) Oct: 1, 8, 15, 22 ($60/4 week session) Oct: 29 and Nov: 12, 19, 26 ($60/4 week session) Dec: 3, 10, 17 and Jan: 7 ($60/4 week session) Jan: 14, 21, 28 and Feb: 4 ($60/4 week session) Wednesdays (SES) Oct: 9, 16, 23, 30 ($60/4 week session) Nov: 6, 13, 20 and Dec: 4 ($60/4 week session) Dec: 11, 18 and Jan: 8, 15 ($60/4 week session) Jan: 22, 29 and Feb: 5, 12 ($60/4 week session) Age K-6th K-6th K-6th
Day Date Monday 10/7 – 2/24 Tuesday 10/1 – 2/4 Wednesday 10/9 – 2/12
Time 3:45 – 4:30 3:45 – 4:30 3:45 – 4:30
Cost Location $60 KGES $60 PES $60 SES
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Don’t get enough “art time” at school? Don’t have time to take art as an elective? Are you a home schooled student looking for more art instruction? Or are you just looking for something awesome to do after school? Well, come to KGHS after school for quality time in the art room! Every Tuesday for 6 weeks (9/24-10/29) we’ll meet from 3:00pm – 5:30pm at KGHS to have a blast and enjoy doing projects that can’t be done in a regular classroom setting/time period. Special materials and techniques will be introduced and taught. Refining creative thought, practicing drawing/sketching skills, and using critical thinking and problem solving will be emphasized. Think art camp, but during the school year! $20 separate check for supply fee made out to Lauren Horton. Age Day Date Time Cost Location 11-18 Tues 9/24-10/29 3:00-5:30pm $50 KGHS
French Tutoring This course is geared towards students in high school. It will provide additional assistance with homework, grammar, and exam preparation in French I and II. Materials required: Textbooks from school. Location Citizens Center Age Day Date Time Cost 13-17 Tues 10/1 5-6pm $50
King Georgettes Cheer Program King Georgettes Cheer Program is designed for those who would like to learn the fundamentals of cheerleading in a fun and relaxed environment. Each class will consist of lessons covering the key components of cheerleading: tumbling, stunting, dance, chants and jumps. This year our Junior and Senior King Georgettes will be featured in the King George Fall Festival Parade. Class enrollment will be determined by age as follows – Junior King Georgettes: 5-7 years old, Senior King Georgettes: 8 & up. **Shirt and Poms will be included in registration cost** Registration deadline: September 20th. Location: Citizens Center Age Day Date Time Cost Junior 5-7 Monday 9/23-10/28 6:15-6:45pm $55 Senior 8+ Monday 9/23-10/28 6:45-7:30pm $55
Fundamentals of Ballet This is an introduction to ballet. We will explore the basic positions and movements of beginner ballet. No previous experience is required. Materials needed: Ballet apparel, Leotard, Tights, Slippers. Participants – Minimum: 4, Maximum:12. Age Day Date Time Cost Location 6-12 Thurs 10/3-11/7 5:15-5:45pm $50 Citizens Center
Ballet I This course is meant to follow Fundamentals of Ballet. It will re-emphasize what the child learned in previous years or in the Fundamentals class. Age Day Date Time Cost Location 6-12 Thurs 10/3-11/7 5:45-6:15pm $50 Citizens Center
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Health and Wellness
Like most of our other programs, we take pleasure in offering programs that promote a healthier lifestyle and that are taught by certified instructors.
Lee’s Line Dance Class Beginner AND Intermediate. Step sheets provided. Age Day Date Time Cost Location All Mon 9/9 7:00-8:30pm $5 Citizens Center
Tai Chi Tai chi is an optimal exercise for all ages. It involves movements of the entire body without the risk of injury. Done in coordination with one’s concentration and breathing, these movements release tension through the body. The gently flowing progress of movements in tai chi cultivates whole-body health. A study by the Arthritis Foundation supports the many benefits of tai chi, including reduction of pain and inflammation, lowered blood pressure, improved immune function and improved balance and flexibility. This weekly tai chi exercise class will teach simple forms that are easy to learn, but challenging to master. Betty Doran and Linda Kline will lead the weekly sessions. *$25 for students that know the entire Health Form & $50 for all others including new students; drop-ins are $5 per class. New students and continuing students are accepted in this class. New students may drop by any Thursday evening to see the existing class and experience tai chi before committing to the class. Location: Citizens Center Code# Age Day Date Time Cost XXXX.409 All ages Thur 9/19-12/19 7-8pm $25/ $50
Zumba Ready to party yourself into shape???? That’s exactly what the Zumba® program is all about. It’s an exhilarating, effective, easyto-follow, Latin-inspired calorie-burning fitness party™ that is moving millions of people toward joy and health. Workout attire is required. Class is $48 or $7.50 for dropins. Registration deadline is September 20th. Participants - Minimum: 6, Maximum: 35 (8 Week Course). Mini Session:( 4 weeks) Location: Citizens Center. Nov. 25th - Dec. 16th, price $24.00 • Free Class offered Sept. 16th Come learn what Zumba is all about and if this is the class for you. NO CHARGE - Meet the certified instructor, Jackie Jones! Age Day Date Time Cost 12+ Mon 9/23-11/11 5:30-6:30pm $48 12+ Mon 11/25 -12/16 5:30-6:30pm $24
Rock N Yoga Feel revived after a hard days work. A combo of aerobic moves with yoga poses and stretches incorporated into the routine. Wake up your mind, tone your body, and learn proper breathing techniques with relaxation cool-down. Pre-activity meeting: October 2nd from 5-6pm at the Citizen’s Center. Materials required: Mat, towel, and water. Registration deadline: October 2nd. Age Day Date Time Cost Location 18+ Wed 10/9-11/13 5:30-6:30pm $60 Citizen’s Center
Enrichment Programs Enrichment programs provide participants an opportunity to experience an activity that they have wanted to try in a short duration, yet at an affordable price; and typically, without having to invest a lot of money in equipment.
King George Bees – Quilting
Cropping at the Citizen Center
Love to quilt? Love to learn? Come join us at the KG Bees quilting group at the King George Citizen’s Center. We meet once a week for sharing ideas and projects on Wednesdays from 1:30-3:30. Classes are offered twice a year, spring and fall. The group is small and fun with new ideas and friends. The Fall class will begin on October 2nd. KG Bees quilting group will offer a fall class to create a “Sampler Quilt”. New and old squares make a beautiful project. Come join us from fabric to finish. We can always use your extra fabric and ideas for community quilts as well. Location: Citizens Center Age Day Date Time Cost All Mon 10/2-11/6 1:30-3:30pm $35
Monthly workshops/crops are open to everyone. We invite you to pack up your family photographs, albums, laptops and scrapbooking supplies and join us. We give you the time needed to complete your album or card making projects. Refreshments are always provided. We will be cropping each month from 5:00 – 11:00 p.m. Crop fee is $10.00 to be paid on nights attending. Beginners are always welcome!!! Beginners get one-on-one attention with one of our consultants. New product/ideas are introduced each month at 7:00 and our Digital Segment begins at 7:30 p.m. We can teach classes in Photo Organization, Traditional Scrapbooking, NonScrapbooking Techniques, and Digital Photo Albums/Storybooks. Creative Memories Consultants are available on site to help you every step of the way. Beginner classes are available each month and start at 7:00 p.m. Contact Diane Eskey at 775-5091 for more information. Code# Age Day Date Time Cost XXXX.110 12 – adult Fri 9/13 5pm – 11pm $ 10 XXXX.110 12 – adult Fri 10/11 5pm – 11pm $ 10 XXXX.110 12 – adult Fri 11/8 5pm – 11pm $ 10
Toddler/Tot Programs/Tot Tours
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Our Toddler/Tot and Tot Tour programs are geared for children typically 18 months to 5 year olds. We attempt to broaden their horizon through participatory activities and introduce them to new friends and to investigate new places.
King George MOMS Club King George MOMS Club is a nonprofit support group designed for the at-home mother of today. We meet during the day when at-home mothers need the most support and offer community, companionship, and activities for mothers and children of all ages. Monthly events: September 5th, 10am at the Citizens Center – Firetrucks - Excitement awaits as members of the King George Fire and Rescue welcome us and let us investigate an engine October 4th, 10am at the Citizens Center – Safe in our community - We have invited a guest speaker from the King George Sheriff’s Office to speak with us about ways to help keep our families safe November 1st, 10am at the Old King George Elementary School – Open Gym - Join the KG MOMs Club at OKGES to burn off some energy and make new friends December 6th, 10am at the Citizens Center – Holiday Party: White Elephant - The KG MOMs Club is having a party! Bring you and yours to our annual holiday and white elephant party. Share some food and some laughs with us! January 3rd, 10am at the Old King George Elementary School – Open Gym - Join the KG MOMs Club at OKGES to burn off some energy and make new friends February 7th, 10am at the Citizens Center – CPR/First Aid - We have invited a CPR instructor for the Red Cross to review CPR and First Aid techniques. Please take advantage of this opportunity to learn how to protect a life. March 7th, 10am at the Old King George Elementary School – Open Gym - Join the KG MOMs Club at OKGES to burn off some energy and make new friends April 4th, 10am at the Citizens Center – Autism Awareness Month May 2nd, 10am at the Citizens Center – Out in the Garden with our Kids June 6th, 10am at the Citizens Center – Get Moving! Making Fitness Fun at Home
Tot Time Playgroup Our Tot program is geared for children typically 18 months to 5 years old. We attempt to broaden their horizon through participatory activities, introduce them to new friends, and investigate new places. All tot times will include open play, circle time, and a craft. Location: Citizens Center Code# Age Day Date Time Cost XXXX.110 1-5 Tuesday Sep – Dec 10 – 11:15am $3/child $1 each additional child
Story Walk Pack a snack and meet us at the park! All participants will complete a craft, enjoy a snack together, and have some fun time playing in the park. Following a snack, children will go on a story walk in Barnesfield Park. The walk will take about 30 minutes and give the children an opportunity to explore nature, popular rhymes, and children’s stories all at the same time! September 30th Theme: Nursery Rhymes October 21st Theme: Treasure Hunt Adventure In the event of poor weather conditions, the story walk activities will take place at the King George Citizens Center. Registration deadline for September: September 26th, deadline for October: October 17th . Participants – Min: 10, Max: 30. Age Day Date Time Cost Location 2-5 Mon. 9/30 10:00 – 12:00 $5/child Barnesfield Park 2-5 Mon. 10/21 10:00 – 12:00 $5/child Barnesfield Park
Mini Tot Camps Mini tot camps will give your child a chance to experience an hour filled with themed stories, songs, games, and crafts. These drop off mini camps will help your child’s self confidence grow while learning and playing with other toddlers. Parents will be asked to wait in the lobby area during the first 45 minutes of camp and will join their child for the final 15 minutes. All materials will be provided, including a snack each day. Hurry and sign up! The camp is limited to 10 participants. Location: Citizens Center Registration deadline for Session One, Little Mummies: September 26th, deadline for Session Two, Little Turkeys: October 31st. Age Day Date Time Cost 3-5 Mon/Wed/Fri 10/7-10/11 10:15 – 11:15 $30/child 3-5 Mon/Wed/Fri 11/4-11/8 10:15 – 11:15 $30/child
Hot Shot Tots Tot Ballet & Movement This class will allow the little ones to explore movement of basic ballet steps. It is not meant to be taken as serious ballet. Apparel required: Ballet leotard and slippers. No class October 31st. Participants – Minimum: 4, Maximum: 10. Location: Citizens Center Age Day Date Time Cost 3-5 Thurs 10/3-11/7 4:45-5:15pm $50
This program provides an introduction to, and the basic skills associated with basketball, soccer, hockey, and tee-ball. The program will use various games and skills to improve gross motor skills as well as hand-eye coordination. Participants will receive a free tee shirt. Registration deadline for Session One: September 20th, deadline for Session Two: January 3rd. Location: Citizens Center Age Day Date Time Cost 3-5 Tuesday 9/24-11/19 4:15-5:00pm $50/child 3-5 Tuesday 1/7-2/25 4:15-5:00pm $50/child
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What your King George Landfill does for you! • Shredder Days at the KG Courthouse
Bring your old bank statements, out-of-date tax returns, documents with your credit card numbers of Soc. Security number
• Hazardous Waste Disposal Days - three times a year at the Main Landfill site
• Single Stream Recycling - no more separating and sorting recyclable items You can recycle cardboard and metal cans along with newspapers, plastic, glass and aluminum Recycling extends the life of the landfill which means fees to King George County which means more dollars for County capital improvements!
• Convenient Drop-off Locations at the new Convenience Center on Henry Griffin Rd. (Rt. 704) off Ridge Road and at the Main Landfill site on Bullock Rd. (Rt. 655) • Landfill Gas-to-Energy Power Plant converting methane gas to electricity and generating revenue for King George County The power plant converts landfill gas to revenue for King George.
Landfill hours: Mon. - Sat. 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. • Sun. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Closed: New Years Day, Easter, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving , and Christmas Day Waste Management operates the King George Landfill, which is owned by King George County.
Dance • Art • Music • Voice • Private Lessons
Where the ARTS come together 10230 Kings Hwy., King George
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If you are looking for a good time, consider participating in a special event. Most of our special events are geared for the family to have a great time. They are a perfect way to spend time together.
HALLOWEEN FUNFEST WED, OCTOBER 30TH @ THE CITIZEN’S CENTER $4.00 PER CHILD * PARENTS FREE * AGES 12 AND UNDER TIME 6:00 – 8:00 PM An adult must accompany children. Wear your Costume – “Mystery Walkers” will award prizes for “Outstanding Costumes”. Don’t look for us we will find you! Come out and play carnival games, musical pumpkins, and flashlight egg hunt. Don’t miss the fun!
IT’S THE “GREAT PUMPKIN” RACE COMMUNITY PUMPKIN HUNT @ Barnesfield Park Friday October 25th. Meet at 6:00 for check in and details. Don’t be late, race starts at 6:30 sharp! All ages. Bring your flashlight. You must pre-register NLT Oct 24th. Have fun looking for the “Great Pumpkin” and numerous smaller pumpkins or prize pumpkins for prizes. At least 25 prizes of $15 - $25.00 value. Grand Prize $100.00 gift card for the “Great Pumpkin”. Sponsored by NSWC Federal Credit Union. Fun for everyone!!! Participation is Free.
celebrate King George Family Fun Fair • Saturday, November 13th • Noon - 4pm Come out to the Citizens Center from Noon – 4pm and get a close up look at what King George has to offer! The fire department and Sheriff’s office will be on site with a fire truck, and a police vehicle to get a close up look at, play our many carnival games or scavenger hunt for prizes, take a walk through our 25 animal petting zoo, and much more! Vendors, Games, Prizes, Moon bounce, Music, Food, Entertainment by Lola The Clown, and More!! This is FREE family fun for all. Sponsored by NARFE Federal Credit Union.
King George Parks and Recreation Annual Craft Fair Saturday Nov. 23rd and Sunday, Nov. 24th Many new vendors. Free * Enjoy music, shopping! Please bring a can good for the local food bank – no charge for admission. Support many of our local artist and crafters your friends and neighbors. Community Event for everyone.
Santa Breakfast Dec. 14th • $5.00 Light Breakfast • Picture w/ Santa Shamrock the elf shelf – for children to shop for family and friends. Children will enjoy “Reindeer Games”.
Blood Drive Dec 6th • 10-3 @ the Citizen Center
Flea / Craft Market @ the Citizens Center Last great opportunity to clean out your attic, basement or garage and make your goods someone else’s treasures! Event is open to the public at 8:00a.m and closes at 1:00p.m. Cost is $10 per table, 3 tables for $25 or 4 tables for $35. Interested in being a vendor, call for setup information. Dates for 2013 are: September 7, October 5
55 Years of Tradition Schedule of Events
FALL FESTIVAL October 12th The 55th Annual Fall Festival begins with the Parade (11a.m.) down Kings Hwy through the courthouse area to the KGHS parking lot. Both sides of the road provide great views of the parade, from the Library to the high school. Park at the middle school and take the bus up to the parade route. Ride a bus (FREE) to the high school. The King George Fall Festival is celebrated at the KG High School parking lot & gym. All activities at the event are free. Food, crafts, and more are available for purchase. Fun for all ages. Live music! 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. There is limited parking at the high school (we need room for all the Floats, Food vendors, Games and more!)
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM: Craft Show King George High School Gym 11:00 AM: Festival Parade From KG Courthouse to KGHS 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM: Fair • Free inflatable rides - 11-4 • Outdoor vendors King George High School 2:00 PM: Shed Auction 2:30 PM: Winners Announced
REDSKINS MARCHING BAND Sponsored by NSWC Federal Credit Union Pick up Registration forms at the Citizens Center or The Journal - 10250 Kings Hwy.
2013 Tours 4 Fun Weekly Trips
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King George Parks & Recreation is planning day trips to provide the community with a day filled with entertainment, education and leisure. Cost for transportation only! $25.00 per person. Fees must be paid week prior to trip. Please call Parks & Recreation for details and additional pricing. Limited Seating! We need at least a minimum of 8 people for the trip to go. Call your friends! Janine Paulsen 540-775-4FUN
Thursday, Sept. 26 - Annapolis Maryland Enjoy a day of Lunch and Shopping on your own. Tour the campus of the US Naval Academy, or the Maryland State House, the oldest state capitol still in use.
Thursday, Nov. 7 - Basilica of the National Shrine Depart Citizens Center @ 9:00am Leave D.C. @ 2:30pm Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is one of the largest Roman Catholic Churches in the United States. Join us on this trip for a One-hour guided tour of this beautiful church afterwards visit the gift shop and have lunch on your own.
October Thursday, Oct. 3 - Solomon’s Island Depart Citizens Center @ 9:00am Depart: 3:00 p.m. Solomon’s Maryland...a quiet waterfront fishing village located just 55 minutes south of the Washington beltway where the Patuxent River meets the Chesapeake Bay. Stroll the Riverwalk, Explore fossils from millions of years ago and tour the Drum Point Lighthouse at the Calvert Marine Museum, waterfront dining, unique antiques and gift shops. Friday, Oct. 5 - Maryland Live Casino Arundel Mills Depart Citizens Center @ 12:00pm Leave Maryland@ 7:00pm Want to visit the New Maryland Casino….Well let us drive!! 4,750 Las Vegas style slot machines Top E Table games from: Black Jack, Roulette and Poker just to name a few. Enjoy dining at: Bobby’s Burger Palace, Cheesecake Factory, Phillips Seafood, Live Buffet, Noodles or The Prime Rib Thursday, Oct. 10 - Luray Caverns Depart Citizens Center @ 8:30am Depart Luray Caverns @ 3:00pm Most popular cave in Eastern America Located beneath the Shenandoah Valley this is a Must See! Hear rocks sing Discover the Great Stalacpipe Organ One of the world’s most spectacular natural wonders Fees: Adults -24.00 Seniors 62 and older- 21.00 Thursday, Oct. 24 - Green Valley Book Fair Depart Citizens Center @ 8:30am Leave Book Fair @ 3:00pm Love to read well this is the place for you!! Buy books for family and friends! Points of Interest: Enjoy a Scenic ride into the heart of the Shenandoah Valley Over 500,000 new books at bargain prices
Saturday, Nov. 16 - Great Romney Train Ride Depart Citizens Center @ 8:00am Depart: 4:00pm Points of Interest: Enjoy a Scenic 3 hour train ride aboard the historic Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad. For three hours enjoy a narrated excursion through a tranquil and pristine mountain valley. View historic farms and lush mountain greenery. Enjoy the Fall Foliage, come aboard this train ride and enjoy the day. Pack your own lunch or buy a catered lunch aboard the Train. Small coolers allowed. Extra Fee’s - Train Ride Cost: Adults - 48.00 Seniors 60+ - 45.00 Thursday, Nov. 21 - D.C. National Mall and Museums Depart Citizens center @ 8:30am Leave D.C. @ 2:30pm Points of Interest: Smithsonian, Holocaust Museum and Natural History Museum Walking on the National Mall and seeing all the sites
December Saturday, Dec. 7 - Maryland Live Casino Arundel Mill Want to visit the New Maryland Casino….Well let us drive!! Depart Citizens Center @ 12:00pm Leave Maryland @ 7:00pm 4,750 Las Vegas style slot machines Top E Table games from: Black Jack, Roulette to Poker just to name a few. Enjoy dining at: Bobby’s Burger Palace, Cheesecake Factory, Phillips Seafood, Live Buffet, Noodles or The Prime Rib Saturday, Dec. 14 - Williamsburg Prime Outlets and Christmas Mouse Shop Depart: Citizens Center @ 8am Leave: Williamsburg@ 3pm Just in Time for Christmas Shopping. Enjoy shopping at more than 200 retail designer outlet stores. Also we will be stopping at the Christmas Mouse Shop where you can shop for Christmas decorations, collectibles and those much need Holiday Items. Don’t worry we will have plenty of room for all your packages!
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2013 Tours 4 Fun Overnight Trips
Wheeling – Greenbrier, West Virginia A touch of class! DECEMBER 3-5 3 Days – 2 Nights COST: $474 per person (double occupancy) Single Rate – EXTRA CHARGE – An additional $99 fee for individuals that do not have a roommate Package Includes: 2 Nights, 5-Star lodging at the Greenbrier Resort Hotel 2 Breakfasts 2 Dinners Traditional afternoon tea Holiday entertainment Historic Hotel Tour with lunch at the hotel Casino Club at the Greenbrier with $20 free slot play Culinary demonstration Christmas and holiday decorations (outside lights only in December) Gifts for all • TRAVEL! MEET NEW PEOPLE! • Make new friendships • SEE EXCITING NEW PLACES • Family trips – We do all the planning. • Enjoy great entertainment • Get the old gang back together
Christmas in NYC, New York Christmas in the “big apple” 2 Days – 1 Night COST: $339per person (double occupancy) Single Rate – EXTRA CHARGE – An additional $99 fee for individuals that do not have a roommate Package Includes: 1 Night lodging • 1 Breakfast Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular, featuring the worldfamous Rockettes Tour of Lower Manhattan Rockefeller Center 5th Avenue shopping Macy’s Herald Square Gift for all
Registration for Programs Registering for a program is fairly easy. Unless otherwise noted, you may register for a program four ways: in person at the Citizens Center; sending registration form and payment by mail; by fax either using the form included in the program guide or one off the website; or online registration. In person, come to the Citizens Center located at 8076 Kings Highway, fill out the registration form and make your payment by cash (exact payment please), money order or by check. Our business hours are Monday – Friday 8:00a.m – 5:00p.m. We have extended program registration hours Monday –Thursday 5:00p.m – 7:00p.m (payment by check or money order only). By mail, send your completed registration form and payment to King George County Parks and Recreation, P.O. Box 71, King George, Virginia 22485. When sending by mail we encourage you to make a phone call two or three days after sending to make sure the Department received it. Via fax if you are at a program deadline and followed up with a payment either by sending in the mail or coming in person to the office. Online registration is available for those interested in making a payment by credit card. Currently, this is the only method participants may use with a credit card. Please note that there is a service charge when registering online. Our on-line registration site is http://kinggeorge.recdesk.com/recdeskportal Once you have registered, you will be given a receipt acknowledging your payment (exceptions include special events or walk-in programs where the instructor will collect the money for the class and forward it to our office). Please retain the receipt for your records. Generally, we do not contact you about a program unless there is a change or cancellation. Please mark the starting date on your calendar. As a follow-up, you may want to call about a program you registered for just prior to the scheduled beginning date. For team athletic programs, participant’s parents should call the Recreation office if you have not heard from a coach or a Recreation office staff member within a reasonable amount of time. We are attempting to get all coaches to notify their players by a specified date. This date is announced or included in our promotional flyers. If you are unsure of the date, please do not hesitate to contact our office or check on the website.
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PROGRAM TITLE:__________________________________________________________________________ Participant’s Name:___________________________________________________________________________ Mailing Address, City, State, Zip: Age: _______
Gender: (circle one) Male
Birth Date: ____/____/____
Female Can you volunteer coach? Y
N What Sport?
Parent’s Name: _______________________________________________________________________________ Phone: (___) ___________________(H) (___)_____________________ (W) (___) _____________________(C) Parent’s Name: _______________________________________________________________________________ Phone: (___) ___________________(H) (___)_____________________ (W) (___) _____________________(C) E-mail: ______________________________ team. (Anywhere) ____________
Please note the NUMBER OF YEARS applicant has played on a
Please give the name of a friend or closest relative we may contact if unable to reach you: Emergency Contact: _____________________________________ Relationship to child: ____________________ Phone: (___) ___________________(H) (___)_____________________ (W) (___) _____________________(C) *Have you registered with KG Alert? YES NO If NO, please go to www.kgalert.com to register. Please make sure you select ‘Parks and Rec” when registering to receive up to date information on cancellations or changes. PLEASE NOTE: The King George County Department of Parks and Recreation does not provide Medical coverage or insurance for individual participants. All medical insurance protection must be provided by the participants. I hereby give my consent and approval for my son/daughter to participate in this activity sponsored by the King George County Department of Parks and Recreation. I will not hold the Department, Instructors, Schools, Officials, Coaches or Employees of each responsible in case of accident or injury as a result of his/her participation in this program. I understand the risks involved with this activity and know my child is physically able to participate in this program. I have read and agree to abide by the applicable program rules. Are there any medical conditions the staff, coaches or instructor(s) should know about? Y _____ N _____ If yes, please list condition(s) and medications used: ___________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________
In the event of an EMERGENCY, I hereby give my consent for the King George County Parks & Recreation Department to arrange for ____________________________ to be taken to the Emergency Room and to be treated by a Physician on Staff. _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Signature of Parent/Guardian or Participant, if over 18 Date
By signing below, I give my permission to King George County Parks & Recreation to use photographs and videos of my child for publicity in order to increase community awareness of King George County Parks & Recreation programs and in any and other media without limitation.
________________________________________________________________________________ Signature of Parent/Guardian or Participant, if over 18
T-SHIRTS: Please circle the proper size below. Please note: if size is not indicated, we will pick one. Shirt sizes do run small. YS
PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: TREASURER, KING GEORGE COUNTY For office use only: Amount Paid: $_______________ Receipt # ___________ Book ____ RecWare ____
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Published on Sep 1, 2013