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Fall 2017

A publication of the New Hope Parks and Recreation Department

Youth/Teen

Geocaching for S’mores

Preschool Science Explorers Magical Magnets

It’s a morning of magical magnet fun for preschoolers ages 3½-6. Investigate this fascinating, invisible force using a variety of magnets. Explore attraction, repulsion, magnetic poles and more. Register by September 14. 214101-C Thursday, September 21 9:30-11 a.m. Science Explorers office 620 Mendelssohn Ave N, Suite 156, Golden Valley $13 Residents of New Hope and Robbinsdale $20 Nonresidents See page 11 for more science classes

Kid’s Garage Sale Youth ages 6-15, rent a table to sell your old toys, games, books, and sporting goods! Youth under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. You may set up from 7:30 to 8:15 a.m. To reserve a table, call 763-531-5151. No selling of food. Everyone is invited to shop. Register by September 28. 213403-A Saturday, September 30 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $10 per table

Have you seen the s’mores? Youth ages 9-14 will learn the basics of Global Positioning System (GPS) technology and how to use one of the units provided by Three Rivers Park District. Then it’s off on an adventure in the park to find all the caches with the makings for the s’mores! Come back with the supplies and there will be a fire waiting to roast marshmallows for this favorite treat. Must provide own transportation to French Regional Park. Register by October 16. 213404-A Tuesday, November 7 (non-school day) 1-3 p.m. French Regional Park Visitor Center 12605 Rockford Road, Plymouth $14 per person

Don’t Bug Me! Art Class Youth ages 3-6, did you know that 95% of all species on Earth are insects? This KidCreate Studio class will teach you lots of cool bug facts while creating a bug-filled snow globe. Register by September 18. 213601-C Monday, September 25 6:15-7:45 p.m. Davis Community Center (Meadowbrook School) 5430 Glenwood Ave N, Golden Valley $18 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley, and Robbinsdale $25 Nonresidents See page 12 for more arts classes

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Table of Contents Youth/Teen 9 Athletic Associations 4 Amazing Athletes 3 Archery 12 Arts and Crafts 11 Babysitter’s Training 13 Baseball Clinics 10 Basketball 13 Basketball (Open Gym) 7 Battling Robo Botz 8 Dance 12 Engineering 13 Fastpitch Camp 3 Fencing 4 Flag Football 12 Game Coding 1 Geocaching for S’mores 6 Gymnastics 9 Hockey (Outdoor) 1 Kid’s Garage Sale 9 Martial Arts 7 Ninja Warriors Camp 11 Science Explorers 5 Skating Lessons 10 Soccer 10 Volleyball

13 Volleyball Camp 11 When I’m in Charge 3 Wrestling

Parent+Child

14 Daddy/Daughter Princess Ball 12 Dinosaur Discovery 7 Gymnastics 15 Paint on Canvas 14 Storytime 14 Walk When the Moon is Full

Families 15 Events at Target & Xcel Centers 16 Farmer’s Market 16 Movie in the Park

Adults 21 Author Series 18 Baby Boomers Workout 19 Basketball League (Men) 20 Community Tripsters 16 CPR/AED Training 16 Defensive Driving 19 Donut Make You Wonder 17 Fitness Class 17 How to Use Your iPhone/iPad

Contact Information Parks and Recreation Office, 4401 Xylon Ave N 763-531-5151 FAX 763-531-5136 TDD 7-1-1 New Hope Village Golf Course, 8130 Bass Lake Road 763-531-5178 New Hope Ice Arena, 4949 Louisiana Ave N 763-531-5181 New Hope Community Gyms, 8230 47th Ave N 763-531-5155 Weather Cancellation Line (call after 4 p.m.) 763-531-5158

Parks and Recreation Staff Susan Rader........Director of Parks and Recreation Mark Severson......... Recreation Facilities Manager Steve Ellingson..........................Athletic Supervisor Open.....................................Recreation Supervisor Matt Remore......... Recreation Facilities Supervisor Scott Stephan........... Arena Maintenance Operator Andrew Kramer..... Parks Maintenance Supervisor Penny Spitzer.....Administrative Support Specialist Jill Smisek.........................Office Support Specialist

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18 Northwest Metro Adult Sports 17 Paint on Canvas 17 Social Media Basics 17 String Art

Parks and Facilities 22 Community Gym Rental 22 Community Room Rental 22 Field Rental 2 Off Leash Dog Parks 22 Pickleball Courts 22 Picnic Pavilion Rental 22 Tennis Court Rental

Golf Course

22 Clubhouse/Pavilion Rental 18 Fall Golf Leagues (adult)

Ice Arena 22 Community Room Rental

5 Open Skating 5 Skate Rental 5 Skating Lessons 18 Walking Track

Registration 23 Registration Information/Form

Off-Leash Dog Parks Want to give your canine buddy a chance to socialize with other dogs and run in a large, safe, enclosed area? New Hope has seasonal dog parks in three city parks for just that purpose. New Hope has offleash dog areas in Civic Center Park (44th and Xylon), Lions Park (38th and Oregon), and Liberty Park (60th and Gettysburg). The off-leash areas are located in the hockey enclosures at each park. The dog parks are free and may be used during daylight hours only. Pet owners are responsible for controlling and picking up after their dogs. Dogs must remain on-leash until they enter the dog park enclosure. Dog parks are open from April through November. Read all of the rules posted at the dog park entrance. Call 763-5315151 for more details.


Youth/Teen

Robbinsdale Area Youth Wrestling Club Youth in grades K-8 will develop proper wrestling techniques and a positive, competitive attitude. All skill levels are welcome. Participants will build on the skills developed from one session to the next. Participants will have the opportunity to register for a tournament team, which begins in February. An informational meeting will be held at New Hope Learning Center on Thursday, November 9 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. *Resident rate applies to New Hope, Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Golden Valley, Plymouth, and Robbinsdale. New Hope Learning Center, 8301 47th Ave N

Grades K-3 311701-A1 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. November 21-December 21 (no class 11/23) 311701-B1 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. January 9-February 6 $42 Residents* $49 Nonresidents

Grades 4-8 311701-A2 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m. November 21-December 21 (no class 11/23) 311701-B2 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m. January 9-February 6 $52 Residents* $59 Nonresidents

Fencing Youth in grades 2-8 will learn the basics of fencing provided by Youth Enrichment League instructors. New and experienced students invited! Using Olympic Coach Ro Sobalvarro’s curriculum, instructors will bring knowledge, refined coaching skills and fencing games. They will supply safety swords, protective masks, chest plates and jackets in a high-octane, inclusive environment. Register by October 5. 210601-A Thursdays, October 12-November 30 (no class 10/19, 11/23) 7:40-8:40 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $75 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $82 Nonresidents

Archery Youth ages 8-14 are welcome to join this class. This class is designed to offer individualized instruction. Beginners will learn the basics including safe range practices, and intermediate/advanced students will review the basics and learn more advanced skills. All instruction and equipment is supplied by Orion Archery. Registration deadline is one week prior to the class. 210201-A Tuesdays, October 3-24 6-7:30 p.m. 210201-B Tuesdays, November 7-28 6-7:30 p.m. Robbinsdale Community Gym, Door 18 3730 Toledo Ave N $65 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Robbinsdale and Golden Valley $72 Nonresidents

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Youth/Teen Flag Football RevSports Instructional Program (ages 4-8) This program will focus on individual player development as participants learn the skills and rules of the game. They will also play very low key games. No special equipment needed. This program is run by Revolutionary Sports staff.

Sundays, September 10October 15 1 10701-A2 Ages 4-6 with parent 3:30-4:15 p.m. obbinsdale Middle School turf, 3730 Toledo Ave N R $59 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley, Robbinsdale and St. Louis Park $66 Nonresidents

Sundays, September 10-October 15 110701-B2 Ages 6-8 4:15-5:15 p.m. Robbinsdale Middle School turf, 3730 Toledo Ave N $65 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley, Robbinsdale and St. Louis Park $72 Nonresidents

NFL Flag Football League (ages 7-8) NFL Flag Football provides youth with physically active, non-contact, continuous action along with learning team work, sportsmanship and fundamentals of football. Teams will practice on Thursdays and have scheduled games on late Sunday afternoons and evening. Fee includes USA Football player membership, a reversible team jersey and individual flag belt. Vounteer coaches are needed. Register by August 18. 110702-A Thursdays and Sundays, August 24-October 15 Practices: Thursdays, August 24-October 12 6-7:15 p.m. Robbinsdale Middle School turf 3730 Toldeo Ave N, Robbindale

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Games: Sundays, September 10-October 15 times vary, 4-7 p.m. Zachary, Elm Creek and Oakwood parks, Plymouth $70 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley, Plymouth, and Robbinsdale $77 Nonresidents

Volunteer Coaches Needed Parent volunteer coaches are needed (two coaches per team). A coaches meeting will be held in mid-August. Coaches will receive a refund of half of their child’s program fee at the end of the program. For more information, please call 763-531-5155.

Amazing Athletes Children ages 3-5, this is the perfect class to get moving and learn new sports and skills. Amazing Athletes gives every child the chance to learn the fundamentals of many different sports along with hand-eye coordination, gross motor skills and cognitive development. These sampler classes will include the following sports rotating every week: baseball, basketball, volleyball, football, golf, soccer, lacrosse, hockey, and tennis.

Thursdays, September 21-October 19 210101-A1 5:30-6:15 p.m. 210101-A2 6:30-7:15 p.m.

Thursdays, October 26-November 30 (no class 11/23) 210101-B1 5:30-6:15 p.m. 210101-B2 6:30-7:15 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $50 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $57 Nonresidents

Mondays, October 30-November 20 210101-C1 5:30-6:15 p.m. 210101-C2 6:30-7:15 p.m. Davis Community Center (Meadowbrook School) 5430 Glenwood Ave N, Golden Valley $40 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $47 Nonresidents


New Hope Skating School New Hope Skating School classes are based on the Ice Skating Institute’s (ISI) Recreational Ice Skating Program for ice skaters 3 years of age and older. Pre-Alpha, Alpha, Beta, Gamma, and Delta are all skill levels of the testing program. Freestyle 1 and 2, and Private Lessons are also available. Classes are taught by Dawn Landon and her fine staff. Participants will need skates with guards. Rental skates are available for $3. Tots are encouraged to wear helmets. For additional information call the New Hope Parks and Recreation Department at 763-5315151 or the ice arena at 763-531-5181. New Hope Ice Arena, 4949 Louisiana Ave N

261206-F Delta 10:30-11 a.m. 261207-F Adults 10:30-11 a.m. $90 New Hope residents $97 Nonresidents 261209-F Skate Rental (10 classes) $20 per participant

Private Lessons 261208-A Mondays, October 16-December 18 7:30-8:45 p.m. $190 New Hope residents $197 Nonresidents 261208-F Saturdays, October 14-December 16 10:30-11:30 a.m. $165 New Hope residents $172 Nonresidents

Indoor Open Skating The New Hope Ice Arena’s open skating schedule includes most Fridays, 6:30-8 p.m. and Sundays, 4-6 p.m. A complete schedule is available at the Ice Arena. Call 763-531-5181 for more details. $4 per person

Skate Rental

Monday Classes October 16-December 18 261201-A Tots ages 3-5, 6:30-7 p.m. 261203-A Alpha 6:30-7 p.m. 261202-A Pre-Alpha ages 6-12, 7-7:30 p.m. 261204-A Beta 7-7:30 p.m. 261205-A Gamma 7:30-8 p.m. 261206-A Delta 7:30-8 p.m. 261207-A Adults 7:30-8 p.m. $90 New Hope residents $97 Nonresidents 261209-A Skate Rental (10 classes) $20 per participant

Saturday Classes October 14-December 16 261201-F 261203-F 261202-F 261204-F 261205-F

Tots ages 3-5, 9:30-10 a.m. Alpha 9:30-10 a.m. Pre-Alpha ages 6-12, 10-10:30 a.m. Beta 10-10:30 a.m. Gamma 10:30-11 a.m.

The New Hope Ice Arena offers skate rental during open skating sessions and skating school. Both traditional hockey and figure skates are available in sizes Youth 8 through Adult 13. $3 per pair

Skating Level Definitions: Tots/Pre-Alpha (Beginner): Students learn the two foot glide, forward and backward swizzles, one foot glide, backward wiggle. Alpha: Passed Beginner or equivalent. Students learn forward stroking, forward crossovers on right and left, and one foot snowplow stop. Beta: Passed Alpha or equivalent. Students learn backward stroking, backward crossovers and t-stops on right and left. Gamma: Passed Beta or equivalent. Students learn forward outside 3-turn on right and left, Mohawk combination on right and left, and hockey stop. Delta: Passed Gamma or equivalent. Students learn forward inside 3-turn on right and left, forward edges inside and outside, bunny hop, and a choice of Shoot the Duck or Lunge to a one foot glide.

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Youth/Teen

210802-F1 Beginner 6-9 Saturdays, 9:45-10:45 a.m. 210802-F2 Beginner 6-9 Saturdays, 12-1 p.m. $74 Residents of New Hope and Golden Valley $81 Nonresidents 210803-B1 Intermediate 6+ Tuesdays, 5:30-6:45 p.m. 210804-D Beginner/Intermediate 10+ Thursdays, 5:45-7 p.m. 210803-F1 Intermediate 6+ Saturdays, 10:45 a.m.-12 p.m. 210803-F2 Intermediate 6+ Saturdays, 12-1:15 p.m. $85 Residents of New Hope and Golden Valley $92 Nonresidents

Advanced/Advanced 2:

Gymnastics Get ready for another exciting season of gymnastics. Our quality gymnastics staff will continue to provide their expertise to help participants achieve better physical fitness, coordination, and gymnastics skillsall while having a great time! The program has an ability-level curriculum designed to help you determine which class is best for your child. Sandburg Learning Center (Door #14; Gym D) 2400 Sandburg Lane, Golden Valley

Fall Session Tuesdays: September 19-November 14 Wednesdays: September 20-November 29 Thursdays: September 21-November 30 Saturdays: September 16-November 18 No classes 10/18, 10/19, 10/21, 11/22, 11/23)

Beginner Ages 4-5:

210801-C Wednesdays, 6:15-7 p.m. 210801-D Thursdays, 4-4:45 p.m. 210801-F Saturdays, 9-9:45 a.m. $64 Residents of New Hope and Golden Valley $71 Nonresidents

Beginner – Intermediate Ages 6+: 210804-C 210802-D

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Beginner/Intermediate 6-9 Wednesdays, 7-8 p.m. Beginner 6-9 Thursdays, 4:45-5:45 p.m.

210805-F Saturdays, 1:15-3:30 p.m. 210805-B1 Tuesdays, 6:30-8:45 p.m. $146 Residents of New Hope and Golden Valley $250 Two advanced courses for the same student (Nonresidents of New Hope and Golden Valley add $7)

New Hope Tumblers Competitive Gymnastics Be a part of New Hope’s competitive gymnastics program! This competitive program is part of the Minnesota Amateur Gymnastics Association (MAGA), which is an organization that offers children, ages 6-18, competition against other Recreation programs. To be eligible for the team, gymnasts must be currently enrolled in an advanced or advanced 2 class through New Hope Parks and Recreation. An informational meeting will be held in August. Call 763531-5151.


Gymnastics Level Definitions Beginner: Little or no gymnastics experience. Intermediate: For those who have mastered hands on/feet on (vault); Pullover and back hip circle (bars); All walks and some jumps with correct technique (beam); Perfect cartwheel, roundoff, handstand, forward roll (floor). Advanced: For those who have mastered straddle over (vault); Long hang pullover (bars); Forward roll, front handspring dismount (beam); Back walkover (floor). Advanced 2: For those who have mastered front handspring (vault); Fly-away, kip on low bar (bars); Back walkover, hands-free dismount (beam); Roundoff to back handspring (floor).

Tumbling Tots: Parent/Child This is a great program to start your preschooler on their way to developing basic gymnastics and tumbling skills. The kids, with the help of a parent and our gymnastics staff, will develop gross motor skills through tumbling, get an introduction to the various pieces of gymnastics equipment, and have lots of fun and games. A parent must participate! Sandburg Learning Center (Door #14; Gym D) 2400 Sandburg Lane, Golden Valley

Wednesdays, September 20-November 29 (no class 10/18, 11/22) 210806-C1 Ages 2-3 4:45-5:30 p.m. 210806-C2 Ages 3-4 5:30–6:15 p.m. $56 Residents of New Hope and Golden Valley $63 Nonresidents

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Ninja Warriors Adventure Camp

This popular camp is back for a full day of fun! Offered in collaboration with Robbinsdale Community Education, join us for a Ninja Warriors Adventure Camp for kids in grades K-5 and advance your movement, strength and agility skills. Both half-day and full day options are available. Different Ninja skills will be developed in both the morning and afternoon sessions as well as other fun sport adventures. Participants should bring a water bottle, snack (half-day) and lunch (full-day). Those attending the full-day camp should bring a water bottle, lunch and snacks. Thursday, October 19 251500-A Half-day session, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. 251500-B Half-day session, 12 p.m.-5 p.m. $35 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $42 Nonresidents 251500-C Full-day session, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. $60 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $67 Nonresidents New Hope Community Gyms, 8230 47th Ave N (north end of Cooper High)

Science Explorers Battling Robo Botz Youth ages 7-11 will build and battle in this fun class! Working in teams, you’ll battle for the title of the “Best Bot”. After each round, your team will reconfigure your robot to build it bigger, better and stronger using our new found knowledge of mechanical movement. Imagine, build and battle your way through the competition of amazing Robo Botz. Register by October 13. 214102-M Friday, October 20 (non-school day) 9 a.m.-12 p.m. New Hope Ice Arena, 4900 Louisiana Ave N $25 Residents of New Hope, Crystal and Robbinsdale $32 Nonresidents

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Youth/Teen Dance Classes Dance classes for youth ages 3 (must be 3 by June 1, 2017) through grade 12 will be taught this fall by coordinators Melissa Guse and Laurie DubĂŠ. This will be the only registration opportunity for new students until the summer of 2018. These classes will be offered for three sessions (fall, winter and spring), but new dancers will not be accepted after the fall class. These classes will participate in a recital in May. Required shoes: black tap and pink ballet. Attire: Leotard or shorts and t-shirt. For additional information on these classes or classes for older dancers, call the New Hope Parks and Recreation department at 763-531-5151. Fees include payment for spring recital costume. New Hope Ice Arena Community Room 4949 Louisiana Ave N

Fall Session Saturdays: September 23-November 18 Mondays: September 25-November 13 Tuesdays: September 19-November 14 Wednesdays: September 20-November 15 Thursdays: September 21-November 16 No classes 10/18, 10/19, 10/21, 10/31, 11/20, 11/21, 11/22, 11/23

Ages 3-5 Must be 3 by June 1, 2017. Must be potty trained. 210501-A Mondays, 5-5:45 p.m. 210501-B Tuesdays, 4:45-5:30 p.m. 210501-C Wednesdays, 5-5:45 p.m. 210501-D Thursdays, 5-5:45 p.m. $68 New Hope residents $75 Nonresidents

Grades K-1 210502-C Wednesdays, 5:45-6:45 p.m.

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210502-D Thursdays, 5:45-6:45 p.m. 210502-F Saturdays, 10-15-11:15 a.m. $91 New Hope residents $98 Nonresidents

Grades 2-3 210503-B Tuesdays, 5:30-6:45 p.m. 210503-C Wednesdays, 6:45-8 p.m. 210503-F Saturdays, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. $114 New Hope residents $121 Nonresidents

Grades 4-12 Beginner Designed for dancers with little to no dance experience. 210513-C Wednesdays, 8-9 p.m. $91 New Hope residents $98 Nonresidents

Teeny, Tiny Tappers This program is for children with birthdates between June 2, 2014 and January 1, 2015. Here is the chance for the younger ones to have some fun in a tap and ballet class. This class will be offered for three sessions (fall, winter and spring), but new dancers will not be accepted after the fall class. This class will not participate in a recital, but will have their own dance party on stage, with costume. 210511-F Saturdays, September 23-November 18 (no class 10/21, 11/25) 11:15-11:45 a.m. $49 New Hope residents $56 Nonresidents


Tae Kwon Do

Rink Rat Pond Hockey

Youth ages 5 and over, this program will teach discipline, focus, endurance and flexibility. Master Tom Malone will help you achieve awesome kicks, punches and strikes while getting in shape. 211002-A Tuesdays, September 5-October 17 (no class 9/26) 211002-B Tuesdays, October 24-December 19 (no class 10/31, 11/7, 11/28) 6:15-7 p.m. Davis Community Center (Meadowbrook School) 5430 Glenwood Ave N, Golden Valley $69 Residents of New Hope, Golden Valley and St. Louis Park $76 Nonresidents

Boys and girls ages 10-14 are welcome to join this outdoor recreational league. Pond hockey goals will be used and there will be no goalies. The program will consist of practices and instructional games. Open to all ability levels. Participants must provide their own transportation and equipment (hockey skates, stick, helmet with mask, mouth guard, shin pads, hockey gloves, elbow pads and protective cup, if applicable). Games will be either a 4x4 or 5x5 format, and teams will be divided each time. Volunteer assistants welcome. Register by December 22. 310902-A2 Friday evenings and Sunday afternoons, January 7-February 11 (no program 2/4) Fridays, 6:30-7:45 p.m. at North Wesley Park, Golden Valley Sundays, 4:30-5:45 p.m. at Sanborn Park, Robbinsdale $25

Little Tigers Children ages 3-5 will learn basic self defense and martial art skills while developing coordination and flexibility. Master Tom Malone will teach basic kicks, punches and strikes through a variety of exercises and fun games. This program promotes focus, discipline and respect--great personal tools to carry into the future. Registration deadline is one week prior to the session. 211001-A Fridays, September 8-October 13 10-10:30 a.m. New Hope Ice Arena community room 4949 Louisiana Ave N $50 Residents of New Hope, Crystal and Robbinsdale $57 Nonresidents 211001-B1 Tuesdays, September 5-October 17 (no class 9/26) 211001-B2 Tuesdays, October 24-December 19 (no class 10/31, 11/7, 11/21) 5:45-6:15 p.m. Davis Community Center (Meadowbrook School) 5430 Glenwood Ave N, Golden Valley $59 Residents of New Hope, Golden Valley and St. Louis Park $66 Nonresidents

Athletic Associations Basketball House leagues for grades 3-8; traveling leagues for grades 5-8. www.armstrongyouthbasketball.com

Football Armstrong Cooper Youth Football Association: Tackle football for grades 3-8. www.acyfa.com

Hockey Armstrong Cooper house leagues beginning with Mite; traveling leagues for Squirt-Bantam. www.armstrongcooperhockey.org

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Youth/Teen Revolutionary Sports Quality, age-appropriate sports instruction from nationally-licensed youth instructor John Richardson and his staff.

New Hope Community Gyms, 8230 47th Ave N (north end of Cooper High)

Tuesdays, November 7-December 12 210401-A MiniStars, ages 5-7 6-6:30 p.m. 210402-A MightyStars, ages 6-9 6:30-7:15 p.m. 210403-A SkillStars, ages 9-12 7:15-8 p.m. $53 New Hope residents $60 Nonresidents

Volleyball This program will help players ages 6-12 enhance their hitting, serving, passing, setting and spiking skills. MightyStars, for players ages 6-8, uses fun activities with age-appropriate court layouts and balls to foster learning. SkillStars, for youth ages 9-12, focuses on individual player development based on their experience level. Classes are open to all ability levels and run by Revolutionary Sports staff.

Mondays, September 11-October 16

Soccer These programs are designed for youth ages 4-9, who wish to further enhance basic skills such as dribbling, passing and shooting. Participants will have the opportunity to play in games and learn the values of sportsmanship and teamwork while having fun in a semi-competitive environment. Emphasis is placed on team play and sportsmanship. These classes are suitable for new and existing players. These programs are coordinated by John Richardson and run by Revolutionary Sports staff.

Tuesdays, September 19-October 24 211203-A KinderStars, ages 4-6 5-5:45 p.m. 211206-A MightyStars, ages 6-9 5:45-6:30 p.m. Hidden Valley Park, 8800 32nd Ave N $53 New Hope residents $60 Nonresidents

Basketball This program is designed to help players ages 5-12 develop their dribbling, passing, and basketball shooting skills. Each age level will work on developing skills based on their level of experience. Classes are open to all ability levels and run by Revolutionary Sports staff.

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211601-A 211602-A

MightyStars, Ages 6-8 4:45-5:30 p.m. SkillStars, Ages 9-12 5:30-6:15 p.m.

Mondays, October 23-November 27 211601-B MightyStars, Ages 6-8 4:45-5:30 p.m. 211602-B SkillStars, Ages 9-12 5:30-6:15 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $59 Residents of New Hope, Crystal and Robbinsdale $66 Nonresidents


Babysitter’s Training

Preschool Science Explorers

This American Red Cross course is for youth ages 11-15 years old. The course will provide youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants to develop leadership skills, learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe and help children behave. Participants will also receive training in first aid and CPR for infants and children. Students should bring a bag lunch and snacks. Deadline to register is one week prior to the class. 213501-A Saturday, September 30 213501-B Saturday, October 28 8 a.m.-6 p.m. New Hope City Hall, 4401 Xylon Ave N $105 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $112 Nonresidents

African Safari Ages 3 ½-6, let’s discover the wonders of Africa on an imaginary safari! We will camp beside a watering hole and learn about the amazing animals that come to drink. In the early morning hours, we’ll see elephants and giraffes. During the hot afternoon, we’ll watch wild warthogs lay in the mud, and as night approaches, we’ll keep our distance as the predators come to drink. Join us for this fun and fascinating class on the African savannah. Register by September 28. 214101-L Thursdays, October 12-November 2 (no class 10/19) 9:30-11 a.m. Science Explorers office - 620 Mendelssohn Ave N, Suite 156, Golden Valley $39 Residents of New Hope, Crystal and Robbinsdale $46 Nonresidents

When I’m In Charge This unique course offered by the American Red Cross is for youth ages 8 and older, who are ever home alone. The course will cover safety concerns parents have when their children are by themselves such as arriving home, responsibilities, phone and Internet safety, fire and gun safety and more. Book included in the price of the class and a certificate will be issued upon completion. Parents are welcome to attend the last 30 minutes of class. Deadline to register is one week prior to the class. 213504-A Monday, September 25 5:30-8:30 p.m. 213504-B Monday, November 13 5:30-8:30 p.m. Brookview Community Center 200 Brookview Parkway, Golden Valley $54 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $61 Nonresidents

Exploring Light and Sound Youth ages 3 ½-6 join Science Explorers and investigate the world of light and sound! You’ll use colored filters, prisms and more to learn where light comes from and how it travels. Then we’ll use musical instruments and more to engage our senses in learning about sound and how it travels. Create a musical instrument, learn about primary and secondary colors and more! Register by November 9. 214101-I Thursdays, November 16-December 14 9:30-11 a.m. Science Explorers office - 620 Mendelssohn Ave N, Suite 156, Golden Valley $50 Residents of New Hope, Crystal and Robbinsdale $57 Nonresidents

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Youth/Teen Dinosaur Discovery Kids ages 1½ to 6, along with an adult, join KidCreate Studio for a playdate with dinosaurs! Each adult/child team will create a prehistoric diorama complete with toy dinosaur! Register by September 25. 233601-D Monday, October 2, 6-7 p.m. Davis Community Center (Meadowbrook School) 5430 Glenwood Ave N, Golden Valley $14 per child residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $21 Nonresidents

Ultimate Game Coding Youth ages 8-13, make your very own arcade-style game! Choose characters from Undertake, Pokémon, Nintendo, Minecraft or classic characters like Donkey Kong, Pac-Man, Sonic and Mario. Then we’ll create an interactive 2-D video game that you can play and share. Register by November 14. 214301-C Wednesday, November 22 1-4 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $36 Residents of New Hope, Crystal and Robbinsdale $43 Nonresidents

Junior Engineering Youth ages 5-8, if you love using Lego bricks, building and experimenting, then this is the class for you! We will build crazy wheeled and geared contraptions using engineering and physical science. Register by November 14. 213301-H Wednesday, November 22 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $36 Residents of New Hope, Crystal and Robbinsdale $43 Nonresidents

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Shopkins Cute! Kids ages 4-9, grab your shopping carts and let’s get creating. This KidCreate Studio class will have us making lots of fun “treats” out of air-dry clay and paint, including a Berry Smoothie and Lolli Poppins. Bring a peanut-free snack. Register by October 2. 213601-D Monday, October 9 6-8 p.m. Davis Community Center (Meadowbrook school) 5430 Glenwood Ave N, Golden Valley $27 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley, and Robbinsdale $34 Nonresidents

Trolls Extravaganza Calling all Trolls fans ages 5-10, Princess Poppy is celebrating a November Trollstice and wants to meet you! Join Poppy for this musical spectacular as we sing and dance. There will also be storytime, face painting, tattoos, troll activity sheets, and a special “Hair Up” craft that each child will take home. Troll cupcakes will be enjoyed by all; Sorry, no cupcakes for any uninvited Bergens. Register by October 31. 213100-B Tuesday, November 7 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $29 Residents of New Hope, Crystal and Robbinsdale $36 Nonresidents

Funds Available Funds are available for New Hope families who need assistance with registration fees in order for their child or teen to participate in recreation programs. • Applications must be completed in person. • Proof of residency is required with a valid picture ID. • Families will be asked to pay half of the program fee. For more information call 763-531-5151.


Winter Break Sports Camps Volleyball Camp

Baseball Clinics

Girls in grades 6-8, work on improving your volleyball skills over winter break! Serving, passing, hitting, digging and blocking will all be covered in this fastpaced camp. The camp will be led by the Cooper High School coaching staff and players. 351301-A Wednesday and Thursday, December 27 and 28, 1-3 p.m. New Hope Community Gyms, 8230 47th Ave N (north end of Cooper High) $36 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $43 Nonresidents

Get ready for spring baseball season! These camps, for ages 10-14, will help players develop their skills in hitting, catching, pitching and fielding. The camp will be led by the Armstrong High School baseball coaching staff and players.

Girls’ Fastpitch Pitching and Catching Camp Pitchers and catchers in grades 4-8 will develop their skills in this fun camp. Pitchers will work on drills to develop their form, accuracy and speed. Catchers will work on the fundamentals of blocking, framing, stance and throwing. The camp will be led by the Cooper High School coaching staff and players. 351400-A Wednesday and Thursday, December 27 and 28, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. New Hope Community Gyms, 8230 47th Ave N (north end of Cooper High) $36 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $43 Nonresidents

Wednesday, January 3 351500-A Hitting Clinic, 9-10 a.m. 351500-B Hitting Clinic, 10:15-11:15 a.m. 351500-C Hitting Clinic, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Thursday, January 4 351500-D Catching Clinic, 9-10 a.m. 351500-E Pitching Clinic, 10:15-11:15 a.m. 351500-F Fielding Clinic, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. New Hope Community Gyms, 8230 47th Ave N (north end of Cooper High) $18 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $25 Nonresidents

Open Gym Basketball Kids in Grades 3-8, are you looking for something to do during your winter break? Why not drop in and play a little basketball? The New Hope Community Gyms will be open for you to play pick-up games or just shoot some hoops. Please bring your own basketball. Tuesdays, December 26 and January 2 from 1-3 p.m. New Hope Community Gyms, 8230 47th Ave N (north end of Cooper High) $2 at the door

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Parent+Child Story Time Wanda the Wacky Witch Youth ages 2-5, wear your costume and join this Halloween celebration hosted by Wanda the Wacky Witch. Wanda will begin her visit by reading the childhood favorite, “Room on the Broom”. Then we’ll embark on a skeleton scavenger hunt and help Wanda make a wacky witches brew in her cauldron. Halloween BINGO, a spooky craft and the Monster Mash will complete our fun-filled evening of creativity and magic. Register by October 13. 230503-A Monday, October 23 6:15-7 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $17 per child residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $24 Nonresidents

Elf on the Shelf Youth ages 2-5, kick off the holiday season with a special visit from Sprinkles the Elf! Get into the holiday spirit as Sprinkles shares the story about her mission to keep your little ones on the “Nice List”. We’ll write letters to Santa and mail them in the real North Pole mailbox, sing Christmas Carols, ring the jingle bells, try on reindeer antlers, make a Christmas craft, and sample some of Mrs. Claus’ Christmas cookies. Don’t forget to BYOE (Bring Your Own Elf)! Register by November 27. 230503-B Monday, December 4 6:15-7 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $17 per child residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $24 Nonresidents

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Walk When the Moon is Full Adapt your senses and explore the natural world at night. Open to ages 6 to adult (all youth must attend with an adult). Instruction provided by Three Rivers Park District staff. Please dress for the weather and walking on uneven woodchip trails. Register by August 29. 232100-A Thursday, September 7 6:30-8 p.m. Sochacki Park, 3500 June Ave N, Robbinsdale Free! Please preregister

Daddy/Daughter Princess Ball Join us for an enchanted evening with Once Upon a Star’s Elsa, Belle, Rapunzel and Moana. Princesses ages 3-8 and their daddy, will enjoy a jewelry craft, dancing, and more royal fun. Each princess will receive her own personalized princess tote bag and castle gift to take home. All couples will have a photo taken with next day proof access. Register by October 26. 230501-A Friday, November 3 6:30-8 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $29 per child residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $36 per child nonresidents


Parent/Child Paint on Canvas These paint on canvas classes are for youth ages 6-14 with adult.

Spooktacular Painting Impress your friends with your one of a kind masterpiece that makes the perfect Halloween decoration! This class will be filled with spooktacular fun while we enjoy some delicious treats. No experience necessary--Vanessa Merry of Merry Time Arts will guide you step-by-step as you create a spooky scene right out of a storybook. Each participant is provided a 16x20 canvas, acrylic paints, and all the supplies to make a combined work of art. Register by September 30. 233501-B Friday, October 13 6:30-8:30 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $48 per pair

Families Group Ticket Sales Get tickets for these great events. Tickets can be picked up at the Parks and Recreation office. We will notify you when your tickets are in. Note: You must supply your own transportation. A group minimum of 15 must be reached. Tickets are currently available for the following event:

Marvel Universe at Xcel Energy Center Marvel fans, assemble for this live, action-packed, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. Spider-Man, the Avengers, and many more join forces in a race against time to defeat Loki and his eternal quest to crown himself ruler of Asgard and Earth. This all new show unites some of Marvel’s greatest Super Heroes including Iron Man, Captain American, Thor, Black Panther, Hulk, and Black Widow against some of the most threatening villains that the universe has to offer. Children 2 and older are required to have a ticket. Register by November 21. Saturday, December 9, 11 a.m. $30 (section 107, rows 22-26)

Cirque du Soleil Crystal at Target Center Happy Holidays Everyone gets excited about having a snow day. Now you can create your own snow day holiday scene. Enjoy an afternoon creating a beautiful holiday painting with your child while enjoying hot chocolate and cookies. Each person will receive a 16x20 canvas to create their own masterpiece that can stand alone or be hung side-by-side for a combined work of art. All supplies included. Register by November 21. 233501-C Saturday, December 2 2-4 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $48 per pair

World-class skating, surreal aesthetics, and artistic prowess fuse together in this awe-inspiring show. Experience a storytelling odyssey as a young woman shatters through reality to reach the surreal world of possibility. It’s a breakthrough ice experience you won’t want to miss. Children 2 and older need a ticket. Register by September 27. Saturday, November 11 3:30 p.m. (Section 109) $44 Adults $30 Youth ages 2-12

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Adults CPR/AED Training Learn skills to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies. This class includes AED training. Pediatric CPR class is for victims under 12 years old. Adult CPR is for victims 12 years and older. Students who successfully complete the course receive a Red Cross certificate valid for two years. Registration deadline is one week prior to each course.

Adult CPR 220301-A Saturday, October 14 220301-B Saturday, November 11 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Pediatric CPR 220302-A Saturday, October 14 220302-B Saturday, November 11 1-4:30 p.m. New Hope City Hall, 4401 Xylon Ave N $57 Residents of New Hope and Robbinsdale $64 Nonresidents

Farmers Market Don’t forget to shop the New Hope Community Farmers Market! Market hours are 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturdays through Labor Day and from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. until October 7. The market is located at 4401 Xylon Ave N. For more information, visit www.newhopemarket.org or facebook.com/newhopefarmersmarket.

Defensive Driving Courses Adults 55 years and older who complete an accident prevention course every three years are eligible for a 10 percent automobile insurance premium reduction. These courses are cosponsored by the New Hope Police Department. You must attend the entire class to receive a certificate. No driving or testing is required. Please include your driver’s license number when registering. Advanced registration is required.

Eight-Hour Course 220305-A Mondays, October 2 and 9 6-10 p.m. New Hope City Hall, 4401 Xylon Ave N $26 New Hope residents $33 Nonresidents

Four-Hour Refresher Course

Movie in the Park “Pete’s Dragon” - Friday, August 25 Enjoy an evening movie on a jumbo screen at Civic Center Park! In this re-imagining of Disney’s cherished family film, we’ll follow the adventures of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot, who just so happens to be a dragon. Rated PG. This movie is sponsored by New Hope Women of Today. Concessions will be sold. Bleacher seating available; limited space available for chair seating. Movie starts approximately 8:15 p.m. New Hope Outdoor Theatre, 4401 Xylon Ave N Free!

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Must have taken the eight-hour Defensive Driving course. 220306-A Monday, September 11 6-10 p.m. 220306-B Monday, November 6 12-4 p.m. New Hope City Hall, 4401 Xylon Ave N $24 New Hope residents $31 Nonresidents


Social Media Basics

String Art

Is social media confusing to you? Are you interested in learning how to safely post information? Do you want to understand who sees what? Learn about the different types of social media platforms, why you might want to have an account, and how to set up various types of accounts, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. Bring your charged device to class if you have one (smartphone, laptop, tablet). Register by September 28. 220203-A Thursday, October 5 3-4:30 p.m. New Hope City Hall, 4401 Xylon Ave N $10 per person

All good things come back in style, so try your hand at this popular trend. We’ll work with wood, nails and string to create images of silhouettes, words, monograms...nearly anything you can imagine! If it can be printed, it can be put on wood and made out of string. Supplies included in this class are standard board, string, nails and adhesive. Each person should bring their own hammer. Open to ages 16 and over. Register by October 26. 220204-C Saturday, November 4 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $42 per person

How to Use Your iPad or iPhone Did you recently get an iPad or iPhone and need some helping learning how to use it? Have you had it for awhile and have questions? This class is for you! Instructor Duff Watson will provide information on the device, and allow time for questions and one on one help. Bring your charged iPad or iPhone to class. Register by September 7. 220101-A Thursday, September 14 3-4:30 p.m. New Hope City Hall, 4401 Xylon Ave N $10 per person

Fall Colors Paint on Canvas Be inspired by the fall splendor at Bassett Creek Park and create your own masterpiece. Vanessa Merry of Merry Time Arts will guide you as you capture all the park’s fall colors on a 16x20 canvas. Open to ages 16 and over. All supplies included. Register by September 28. 220204-B Saturday, October 7 1-4 p.m. Bassett Creek Park, 6001 32nd Ave N, Crystal $27 per person

Fitness Class Join us for this awesome fitness class for adults. This is a basic circuit training class utilizing weight training and cardiovascular activities. Participants in each 50 minute class will receive a total body workout along with familiarization of strength training equipment and methods of training. This class is great for people of all fitness levels. Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30-7:20 p.m. 220303-A September 11-November 15 Cooper High School Strength Center 8230 47th Ave N, north end of Cooper High $61 New Hope residents $68 Nonresidents

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Adults

Indoor Walking Track Looking for a place to walk indoors? The New Hope Ice Arena, 4949 Louisiana Avenue North, has a walking track available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (except holidays and tournaments). A complete schedule is available at the Ice Arena. Call 763-531-5181 for more information. There is no charge. Adults only, please.

Baby Boomers and Beyond Body and Balance Workouts Ages 55+, join certified personal trainer Nancy Stoneberg for a class that focuses on strength, balance and overall wellness. These classes are for all levels and abilities. Nancy’s motto is “Yes, you can!” Fridays, ongoing 9-9:45 a.m. Robbinsdale Police and Fire Building 4101 Hubbard Ave N, Community Room $30 for a 5-punch pass “Instructor Nancy Stoneberg is a bundle of energy and really knows how to help each of us get stronger. This is a good class for building balance and strength from any starting point. Everyone is welcome!” ~ Ginger Sisco

Northwest Metro Adult Sports Volleyball Leagues Officiated leagues for men, women and co-rec, beginning in October. Brooklyn Center, 763-569-3382 Officiated leagues for men, women and co-rec, beginning in October. Crystal, 763-531-0052

No-Check Hockey League Ten-game regular season, plus playoffs. Games are played Sunday-Thursday evenings, beginning in September. Brooklyn Park, 763-493-8333 $1,335 per team

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Fall Golf Leagues New Hope Village Golf Course is offering fall golf leagues for adults. All leagues are organized play using the handicap system. Leagues include special weekly events and seasonal awards. For more information or to register, call the Golf Course at 763-531-5178. New Hope Village Golf Course, 8130 Bass Lake Road $10 entry fee per person, plus weekly green fees, or $80 includes entry fee and unlimited golf through the end of the year

Men Mondays, August 28-October 16 Tee times begin at 3 p.m.

Women A.M. Tuesdays, August 29-October 17 Thursdays, August 31-October 19 Tee times begin at 8:30 a.m.

Women P.M. Wednesdays, August 30-October 18 Thursdays, August 31-October 19 Tee times begin at 3 p.m.

Seniors Mondays, August 28-October 16 Tee times begin at 8:30 a.m.

Couples Fridays, September 1-October 20 (no golf 9/22) Tee times begin at 3 p.m.


Donut Make You Wonder Join us on the third Wednesday of the month for informative programs and, of course, donuts. Co-sponsored by the cities of New Hope, Crystal, Robbinsdale and Brooklyn Center. Call 763-531-5151 for program information or to reserve a space. 10-11:30 a.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $2 at the door includes program, coffee and donut

Senior Community Services, H.O.M.E. Program - September 20 Senior Community Services (SCS) is a nonprofit organization with a mission to develop, coordinate and provide services that help meet the needs of older adults and support their caregivers. Learn fall prevention tips and find out more about a free Home Health and Safety Assessment. SCS has a lot to offer including the H.O.M.E. (household and outside maintenance for elderly) program and the Senior Partners Care program to help bridge the financial gap between medical bills and Medicare coverage. Medicare and health insurance counseling is also provided by trained volunteers. Register by September 15.

Minnesota Iron Range - October 18 The Minnesota Iron Range refers to a number of iron-ore mining districts around Lake Superior, in the United States and Canada. Despite the word “range,” the iron ranges are not mountain chains, but outcrop formations containing high percentages of iron. This seminar presented by Dan Hartman, will look at the Vermilion Range, the Mesabi Range and Cuyuna Range. Natural ores and concentrates were produced from 1848 until the mid-1950s, when taconite was pelletized to become the major source of iron production. The seminar will also discuss the labor movement on the Range to better the lives of the miners, and also look at the makeup of immigrants who came to Minnesota for a better life. Register by October 13.

Men’s Basketball League New Hope Parks and Recreation will again offer an officiated Men’s Basketball league this fall and winter. The league will be classified Men’s Class C/D and the winner of the league will receive a paid berth to the Class D State Tournament. 270101-A Monday evenings beginning November 6 New Hope Community Gyms, 8230 47th Ave N (north end of Cooper High) $600 per team

Can Do Canines - November 15 Join staff and a graduate team from Can Do Canines. You will learn how assistance dogs help people, the different types of assistance dogs that are being trained and hear firsthand from a working team about the bond they share. Register by November 10.

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Adults Community Tripsters Community Tripsters is a program for adults who enjoy getting away and meeting new friends. Our trips allow you to eat at wonderful restaurants and experience a host of remarkable recreational activities. Registration for the following trips is now in progress by mail, in person, or phone with a major credit card. When registering for someone else, it is important to have the correct spelling of his or her name, their birth date, correct address, telephone number, and emergency contact information. Refunds after the deadline are given only if trip is cancelled. Refunds prior to the deadline are subject to a $5 service fee. Join our mailing list to receive information on upcoming trips. Call 763-531-5151.

Winona Fall Colors and Watkins Tour Enjoy the colorful drive along the Great Mississippi River Route with many stops along the way! Our first stop will be the Pepin Heights Apple Orchard, where we’ll shop for apple products and specialized gifts. Then it’s off to Signatures Restaurant in Winona for lunch overlooking the valley of Bridges Golf Club. Lunch will feature herb marinated grilled chicken, garden salad, wild rice medley, a vegetable, baguette and beverage. Tour and learn about the Watkins Manufacturing facility and headquarters dating back to 1868. Purchase wonderful Watkins-made goods for your kitchen and home! On the ride home, we’ll stop at the Nelson Cheese Shop to purchase cheese and other treats! Register by September 19. 220501-A Tuesday, October 17 Depart 7:15 a.m. from New Hope Ice Arena (SE corner), 4949 Louisiana Ave N, Return about 6 p.m. $68 includes transportation, lunch, tour, tax, gratuity, and escort

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Ozark Jubilee Country Christmas Show Arrive at the Envision Center in Oakdale, MN for a delicious holiday meal in the grand ballroom. The menu will include roasted turkey, potatoes and gravy, vegetable, bread, pumpkin pie, coffee and tea. After lunch, enjoy a dynamic show, “The Ozark Jubilee”, which features an all-star cast of Branson’s top entertainers. The show salutes the music of the great legends of country music with a special tribute to our veterans. World class fiddler, Doofus Doolittle presents his unique brand of humor and some of the best fiddle and violin music ever. The second half of the show will include a variety of Christmas music, from traditional to contemporary. Register by October 2. 220501-D Friday, November 10 Depart 10:45 a.m. from New Hope Ice Arena (SE corner) 4949 Louisiana Ave N, Return about 4:45 p.m. $77 includes transportation, lunch, show, tax, gratuity and escort

Hudson Victorian Christmas Arrive at the historic Lake Elmo Inn, offering a tradition of elegance for the last 30 years. Our holiday buffet menu will feature two entrées, a variety of salads and fruit, vegetables, dinner rolls, mini desserts, coffee and tea. Then it’s off to Hudson, WI, for a tour of the historic Octagon House. The house, decorated in a traditional Victorian Christmas theme, was built for Judge John Shaw Moffat and his wife. The Octagon House is a fine example of the novel eight sided dwelling popular in America in the mid 1800s. Such a house was considered conducive to healthy living as light and air could enter from eight directions. After the tour, spend time in the Museum gift shop before heading for home. Register by November 6. 220501-E Wednesday, December 6 Depart 10 a.m. from New Hope Ice Arena (SE corner) 4949 Louisiana Ave N, Return about 4 p.m. $68 includes transportation, lunch, tour, tax, gratuity and escort


Treasure Island Casino Try your luck at Treasure Island Casino near Red Wing. Upon arrival, pick up your new Island Passport Club player card and receive $20 in slot play credit that you can use at slot machines. When you’re ready for a break enjoy $3 off your meal at one of the three restaurants. Bring your picture ID with on the day of the trip to pick up your new player’s card. If you already have an Island Passport Club player card, please provide that number at registration. Register by October 31. 220501-C Tuesday, November 7 Depart 8:45 a.m. from New Hope Ice Arena (SE corner) 4949 Louisiana Ave N, Return about 5:30 p.m. $23 includes transportation, $20 slot play and escort

Author Series The cities of New Hope, Brooklyn Center, Crystal, Golden Valley, Robbinsdale and Robbinsdale District 281 are offering an Author Series program. Authors will discuss their books and share their experiences. Books will be available for purchase. Call 763-5315151 to sign up. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $3 payable at the door (includes program and refreshments)

Civil War Soldiers’ Aid - October 25 7-8:30 p.m. George C. Maxwell, public speaker and author, will share the story of his great-great-great grandfather’s experiences during the Civil War. Dr. Archibald Maxwell served with the Union for two years. Gain some perspective into the life of a doctor serving soldiers on the battlefield, and the difficult challenges he faced. Throughout his life, Dr. Archibald Maxwell held the positions of surgeon, hospital inspector, professor and State of Iowa sanitary agent. Register by October 20.

Inclusion Inclusions

Reach for Resources: 952200-3030 Reach for Resources provides inclusion facilitators for children and adults with disabilities who would like to participate in New Hope Parks and Recreation programs. Registration for these programs is done through the Parks and Recreation department. If you would like inclusion services, please indicate when registering. A questionnaire will then be emailed/ mailed to you. Upon return of the questionnaire, staff will contact Reach to set up your inclusion. A minimum of two weeks is requested for a successful inclusion.

Adaptive Recreation Resources Windows of Opportunity: 763-504-6999 Windows of Opportunity is a program of the Robbinsdale School District #281 and provides recreation, education, and support for people with disabilities ages 16 and up.

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Facilities Outdoor Facilities Rental The New Hope Parks and Recreation Department has many quality outdoor picnic and athletic facilities available for rent. Whether you are looking for a park to hold a family reunion or want to have an employee outing, we have picnic areas which would be perfect for your event. If you need space for a sporting event, we can accommodate such activities as baseball, softball, soccer, and football.

Pickleball Courts Pickleball courts have been outlined on the tennis courts at Hidden Valley Park, 8800 32nd Ave N, and Civic Center Park, 4401 Xylon Ave N. Pickleball combines the elements of tennis, ping-pong and badminton. It’s played on a court like tennis, but half the size, with a Wiffleball and paddles. Pickleball is tons of fun and easy to learn for beginners. Courts are available on a first-come, first-served basis unless otherwise designated. For more information call 763531-5151.

Community Gyms

Picnic Pavilions Northwood Park, 3815 Boone Ave N Hidden Valley Park, 8800 32nd Ave N 10 a.m.-3 p.m. or 4-9 p.m. $85 per time slot New Hope residents/businesses $101 per time slot nonresidents 10 a.m.-9 p.m. (full day rate) $150 New Hope residents/businesses $182 Nonresidents $100 damage/compliance fee deposit required on all rentals

Tennis Courts Begin Park, 5407 Wisconsin Ave N Civic Center Park, 4401 Xylon Ave N Hidden Valley Park, 8800 32nd Ave N Meadow Lake School Park, 8525 62nd Ave N Sunny Hollow School Park, 8800 27th Ave N $22 per player for league usage rentals $28 per hour for special one-time event rentals

Ballfields $58 per game (no lights) $69 per game with lights Baseball Lighted Field, 8810 49th Ave N Soccer Victory Park, 5550 International Pkwy Hidden Valley Park, 8800 32nd Ave N Football Lighted Field, 8810 49th Ave N

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The New Hope Community Gyms, 8230 47th Ave N (on the north side of Cooper High School), has two full-size basketball courts available for recreational and athletic activities. Other amenities include a batting cage, concessions area, storage rooms and restrooms. The facility is available during non-school hours for New Hope Parks & Recreation programs and for rent to the public. Whether you’re looking for a place to hold your youth basketball team practice, a weekend tournament or maybe even to host a birthday party, we have just the place for you. For more information contact Steve Ellingson at 763531-5155.

Community Rooms The New Hope Village Golf Course clubhouse and New Hope Ice Arena community room are available for family gatherings, business meetings, baby and bridal showers, birthday and anniversary parties, and more. Rentals are available from November through mid-March. Call for details. Golf Course Clubhouse, 8130 Bass Lake Road 763-531-5178 Ice Arena Community Room, 4949 Louisiana Ave N 763-531-5181


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Potential pool and park concepts • The New Hope City Council is considering building a new police station and city hall building on the site of New Hope’s current outdoor pool. • New Hope’s 50+ year-old pool has significant maintenance concerns and in 2015, the city’s consulting pool engineer determined that the pool would need approximately $6.5 million in updates and improvements within the next few years. If the new municipal building moves forward and the pool is displaced, the Council plans to build a new outdoor pool and make improvements in Civic Center Park as part of the project. • To prepare for this possible pool relocation, the City Council approved a proposal for the creation of concepts for a new outdoor pool and updated amenities in Civic Center Park as part of a Master Park and Pool Plan. • A Pool Committee, made up of New Hope residents, reviewed the survey results, budget, and

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Pool Concept 1 features a lazy river. amenities at other area pools and worked to develop possible options for a new complex. These options were narrowed down to two. • An open house was held on June 27 to share updated police station/city hall plans, along with master plan concepts for both the pool and Civic Center Park. • All of the information that was available at the open house, including the Civic Center Park concepts, are available on the city’s website, www.ci.new-hope.mn.us. On the homepage is a button on the right side labeled “Police Station & City Hall Planning”. • The City Council plans to review the concepts for the pool and Civic Center Park in the near future. The preferred concepts will be integrated into a pool and park master plan. • The website will continue to be updated with additional information as it becomes available.

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