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Senior All-Stars Trips and Events McKinney Farmers Market

Shop the old-fashioned way at The Historic McKinney Farmers Market! Local and organic meat, dairy, honey and produce vendors offer their wares at Chestnut Square near downtown McKinney. Market vendors also offer sauces, canned goods, pasta, baked goods, wine and flowers! When: Saturday, March 8 Time: Bus leaves The Robert & Lee DuVall Center at 7:30 a.m. (market hours are 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.) Cost: $6 resident $7 non resident Please register by Monday, March 3 online or at The Robert & Lee DuVall Center. For more information and registration please visit: www.hvparks.com. ....................................................................................

Lonestar Park Place your bets and have a great time with friends on opening day at the races! We will be heading to Lonestar Park in Grand Prairie for opening day of the Spring Thoroughbred season! Enjoy watching the races from air-conditioned seats and don’t forget to enjoy the wonderful buffet. When: Thursday, April 10 Time: Bus leaves The Robert & Lee DuVall Center at 4:00 p.m. (gates open at 5:00 p.m.) Cost: $34 resident $40 non resident (includes bus ride, admission and buffet dinner) Please register by Thursday, March 27 online or at The Robert & Lee DuVall Center. For more information and registration please visit: www.hvparks.com.

Bureau of Engraving and Printing FW Located in Fort Worth, Texas, the Western Currency Facility (WCF) Public Tour and Visitor Center is a great place to learn about U.S. currency. Visitors can see billions of dollars printed from an enclosed walkway, which is suspended above the production floor! Two floors of interactive exhibits and displays showcasing currency history and the intricate art of currency manufacturing are available before or after the free self-guided tour. The tour includes a high-definition theater film, and the Moneyfactory Gift Shop. When: Wednesday, May 14 Time: Bus leaves The Robert & Lee DuVall Center at 9:45 a.m. Cost: $5 resident $6 non resident Please register by Wednesday, May 7 online at http://activenet.active.com/hvparks or at

Cinco de Mayo Luncheon Join us as we celebrate the Cinco de Mayo holiday with an authentic Mexican lunch. Bring your sombreros and have a great time with friends. When: Monday, May 5 Where: The Robert & Lee DuVall Center Time: 12:15 p.m. Cost: $5/person Please register by Thursday, May 1 online at http://activenet.active.com/hvparks or at The Robert & Lee DuVall Center. ....................................................................................

St. Paddy’s Day Potato Bar Put on your green and come celebrate!! We will be having baked potatoes and all the fixings! When: Monday, March 17 Where: The Robert & Lee DuVall Center Time: 12:15 p.m. Cost: $3/person Please register by Thursday, March 13 online or at The Robert & Lee DuVall Center For more information and registration please visit: www.hvparks.com.


Senior All-Stars Events Lunch and Trivia

Lunch and Trivia

Come join us for lunch and stay for a game of trivia!

Come join us for lunch and stay for a game of trivia!

When: Thursday, March 27

When: Thursday, May 29

Where: The Robert & Lee DuVall Center

Where: The Robert & Lee DuVall Center

Time: 12:15 p.m.

Time: 12:15 p.m.

Cost: FREE!!

Cost: FREE!!

Sign up is required! Please sign up by Tuesday, March 25 at The Robert & Lee DuVall Center or by calling Sarah at 972-317-7430. Lunch sponsored by Corinth Rehabilitation Suites on the Parkway and Longmeadow Health Care Center. ....................................................................................

Emeritus College Class at Robson Ranch When: Thursday, April 24 Cost: FREE Where: Robson Ranch Time: Bus will leave The Robert & Lee DuVall Center at 9:15 a.m. and return at 3:00 p.m. We will go to the morning session and then have lunch at the Wildhorse Grill then return for the afternoon session. The Emeritus College at the University of North Texas is an organization created to provide an extensive range of educational opportunities, travel programs and social activities for adults age 50+. Emeritus College currently has 475 members participating in over 140 classes, tours, clubs and events per year. We will be attending: Two Anitas Present the Way to a Happy, Healthy Heart through Humor We will be presented with the benefits of humor in our everyday life, in sickness or in health. Included in this will be humor's effect on physical, psychological, and physiological well being. Come prepared; active participation will be required come to gain insights and be entertained! We will also be introduced to exercises of breathing, stretching, and laughing to strengthen core muscles. Laughter exercises provide the benefits of lower blood pressure, lower blood sugar levels, and increased endorphins which help with pain relief. These exercises can be completed while seated, but please wear comfortable clothing for deep breathing. This is a great opportunity to find out about all that Emeritus College has to offer! Sign up now as space is limited!

Sign up is required! Please sign up by Tuesday, May 27 at The Robert & Lee DuVall Center or by calling Sarah at 972-317-7430. Lunch sponsored by Corinth Rehabilitation Suites on the Parkway and Longmeadow Health Care Center. ....................................................................................

Waffle Breakfast Bring your appetite and help us celebrate National Waffle Day!! We will be providing waffles, bacon, and orange juice. When: Tuesday, March 25 Where: The Robert & Lee DuVall Center Time: 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Cost: FREE!! Sign up is required! Please sign up by Thursday, March 20 at The Robert & Lee DuVall Center or by calling Sarah at 972-317-7430.

Spring Fling Picnic at Pilot Knoll Park

Come and join us for our first annual Spring Fling Picnic at beautiful Pilot Knoll Park. We will be combining with the seniors from Corinth for a great afternoon. There will be games to play like horseshoes and bean bag toss as well as a new game called S.N.A.G. Golf! There will be something for everyone. When: Wednesday, April 30 Where: Pilot Knoll Park 218A Orchid Hill Road Argyle, TX 76226 Time: 11:00 a.m. Cost: FREE!! We will provide the meat you bring a side dish, salad or dessert! Transportation will be available from The Robert & Lee DuVall Center or you can drive on your own. Please sign up by Monday, April 28 at The Robert & Lee DuVall Center or by calling Sarah at 972-317-7430.


Community Education Classes Search & Sniff Workshop – Nosework

Does your dog keep it’s nose to the ground on walks or search out the lost cracker in the couch? ...... Then this class is for you! Nothing brings out pure enjoyment in your dog like using their biggest sense! In this 4-week class we teach your dog how to search on cue. If you have a dog who doesn’t really play much – this is definitely something they will enjoy! Great for any dog, any age. (No aggressive dogs allowed). When: Wednesday, March 5 – March 26 Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Where: The Robert & Lee DuVall Center Cost: $95 per dog/human team

Basic Manners Workshop This four-week class is a great workshop if you are just starting out with training, or looking to take things to the next level. We will focus on the basic commands: Sit, Stay, Coming when Called and Leash Walking as well as problem behaviors such as pulling on the leash and not jumping up. (No aggressive dogs allowed). When: Tuesday, April 8 – April 29 Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Where: The Robert & Lee DuVall Center Cost: $95 per dog/human team ......................................

Puppy Kindergarten Workshop

This 4-week class covers all things puppy! In this class we work on all the early development skills your young puppy needs to grow up into a well-adjusted adult dog as well as introduce your puppy to all the basic commands. This is an investment in your puppy’s future!! Puppies 12 weeks to 8 months are encouraged to join. Choose from one of the following 4-week classes: When: Tuesday, March 4 – March 25 Wednesday, May 7 – May 28 Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Where: The Robert & Lee DuVall Center Cost: $95 per Dog/Human Team ....................................................................................

Good Manners Workshop This 3-week workshop focuses on teaching the dogs how to walk properly in a heel, as well as not to jump when greeting guests. Open to any dog, any age. No reactive or aggressive dogs. When: Wednesday, April 9 – April 23 Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Where: Brazos Park Cost: $85 per dog/human team .................................................................................... Instructor for these classes is Anne O’Neill. To register for these classes and for more information please visit: www.hvparks.com.

American Red Cross Babysitting and CPR

Tea Parties with a Purpose

Come learn the skills to be a responsible babysitter. Learn how to care for children and infants, be a good leader and role model, and keep you and children safe, write resumes and interview for jobs, make good decisions, solve problems and become certified in Child/Infant CPR. Come have fun with lots of activities and learn a lifetime skill. Everyone will receive a Babysitter Training Handbook. Ages: 10–14 This is an 8 hour class, please choose from the following Saturdays: When: April 12 or May 17 Where: The Robert & Lee DuVall Center Time: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Min/Max: 5/10 Cost: $75 Instructor: Sharond Grimes, Home Economist Please bring a sack lunch. For more information and registration please visit: www.hvparks.com.

Valuable life lessons are taught through tea parties. Watch the faces of the children in your life light up when you share with them the art of tea parties. You can make a difference in a child's life and have fun doing it. This can make transcend an ordinary day into a spectacular event. This class will teach: etiquette, table setting, food preparation and art of conversation. Ages: 6 – 14 When: Saturday, March 22 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Cost: $50 person Min/Max: 5/8 For more information and registration please visit:


Spring Break Classes American Red Cross Babysitting and CPR Week Long Class

Come learn the skills to be a responsible babysitter. Learn how to care for children and infants, be a good leader and role model, and keep you and children safe, write resumes and interview for jobs, make good decisions, solve problems and become certified in Child/Infant CPR. Come have fun with lots of activities and learn a lifetime skill. Everyone will receive a Babysitter Training Handbook. This class is an eight-hour class that will meet for two hours on each day Monday – Thursday. Ages: 10–14 When: March 10 – March 13 Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Min/Max: 5/10 Cost: $75 Instructor: Sharond Grimes, Home Economist For more information and registration please visit:

Art Classes

Young Rembrandts Preschool Drawing Ages 4–6 Young students are so eager to learn, and a joy to teach. Young Rembrandts instructors provide a nurturing and strong learning environment that expands Pre-schoolers’ image vocabulary as they draw familiar images. We’ll concentrate on the skills of drawing and coloring while we develop fine motor skills, focus, listening, staying on task, patience and spatial organization. NEW LESSONS EVERY WEEK! ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED! Ages: 4 – 6 When: Thursdays, April 3 – May 1 Time: 5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Number of Classes: 5 Min/Max: 4/8 Cost: $65 per 5 week session

Sew Fun Camp A camp designed to motivate your child to learn and build self esteem, as well as, motivate and stimulate their creativity. The camp enables your child to gain valuable firsthand experience. Curriculum includes: Safety and operation of sewing machines, sewing techniques, and making fun crafts. Bring your own machine or use one that is available. Come have fun and build new friendships! Ages: 7 & up When: March 10 – March 13 Where: The Robert & Lee DuVall Center Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Min/Max: 4/8 Cost: $100 includes all supplies Instructor: Sharond Grimes, Home Economist For more information and registration please visit:

Young Rembrandts Elementary Drawing/Cartooning Ages 6.5 –13 Our elementary-age curriculum is designed to teach basic to advanced drawing skills, art techniques and vocabulary. We believe that drawing is the bedrock skill required for future artistic success. We give them skills to express their creativity, and believe that all children can – and should – learn to draw. You’ll see increased art abilities, learning skills, self-confidence and self-esteem. Each session will include season drawings, art history, and cartooning. NEW LESSONS EVERY WEEK! ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED! Ages: 6.5 – 13 When: Thursdays, April 3 – May 1 Time: 6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Number of Classes: 5 Min/Max: 4/16 Cost: $65 per 5 week session Registration deadline is one week prior to class start date. For more information and registration plase visit: www.hvparks.com.


Fitness Classes Fitness Boot Camp

Camp Gladiator is partnering with the City of Highland Village to offer a boot camp in the mornings and evenings at Unity Park, and a Saturday camp at Doubletree Ranch Park, year round. Morning Camp at Unity Park When: Monday, Wednesday, Friday Time: 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Evening Camp at Unity Park When: Monday, Wednesday Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Saturday Camp at Doubletree Ranch Park When: Saturdays Time: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. To sign up and for more information please visit hvparks.com or e-mail Emilyfarrier@campgladiator.com. ....................................................................................

Fit4Mom

Fit4Mom offers the nation’s largest stroller-based fitness program designed for moms with their kids! Each 60-minute workout includes cardio, strength, toning, songs and activities using the environment as our gym! Instructors are highly qualified with specialties in pre-natal and post-partum fitness! When: Mondays Time: 9:30 a.m. Where: Unity Park Cost: One-time registration fee- $75 & Monthly Autodraft$32 Try your first class FREE! Fit4Mom is fitness for every stage of motherhood. For more information and registration please

Dance Classes

Ballet and Tap – 3 to 5 years and 6 to 12 years Students will develop rhythm, poise and coordination while learning the fundamentals of ballet and tap. This class will create group interaction skills and develop your child’s self-esteem. Ballet and tap shoes are required, leotard, and tights are required for all dance classes. Classes are progressive with a formal Spring recital at the beginning of May. *Additional costume fees may apply. When: Thursdays Time: 5:15 p.m. - 3-5yrs. • 6:00 p.m. - 6-12yrs. Where: The Robert & Lee DuVall Center Dates: March 6, 20, 27 and April 3 = (4 lessons - $40.00) April 10, 17, 24 and May 1 = (4 lessons - $40.00) May 8 and 15 = (2 lessons $20.00) Min/Max: 4/12 Instructor: Miss Tatyana Peffers Registration deadline is one week prior to start of class. Recital is tentatively scheduled for Sunday, May 18th. Costumes fees apply but participation is not mandatory. No class the week of Spring Break March 10-16.

All Levels Yoga

Discover balance, flexibility and strength at this stress-reducing yoga class. Suitable for beginners and experienced practitioners When: Saturdays – ongoing 6 week sessions. You can join at any time! Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Where: The Robert & Lee DuVall Center Cost: $40 per 6 week session or $10 drop in fee Instructor: Mary Dunklin For more information and registration please visit: www.hvparks.com.

Pilates Sculpt

Transform your body. Pilates is one of the most effective ways to work the deepest layer of your abdominal muscles, flatten your stomach, tone your body and improve flexibility, while protecting your joints. This class combines the benefits of Pilates with upper body strength training. Modifications for beginning through advanced students. Please bring a mat and a set of 3 to 5 pound weights. When: Saturdays March 1 – March 22 April 5 – April 26 May 3 – May 24 Time: 8:15 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Where: The Robert & Lee DuVall Center Cost: $35/month for 4 classes/month or $10 drop-in fee Instructor: Wendy Dolan

Hip-Hop and Jazz – 6 to 12 years Students will learn the basics of jazz and hip-hop techniques and style, stretch properly, learn center floor combinations, turns and work on two dance routines. Dancers should wear black jazz shoes or sneakers along with dance wear or comfortable street clothes. These classes are progressive with a formal Spring recital in May. *Additional costume fees may apply. When: Thursdays Times: 6:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Where: The Robert & Lee DuVall Center Dates: March 6, 20, 27 and April 3 = (4 lessons - $40.00) April 10, 17, 24 and May 1 = (4 lessons - $40.00) May 8 and 15 = (2 lessons $20.00) Min/Max: 4/12 Instructor: Miss Tatyana Peffers Registration deadline is one week prior to start of class. Recital is tentatively scheduled for Sunday, May 18th. Costumes fees apply but participation is not mandatory. No class the week of Spring Break March 10-16th. For more information and registration please visit: www.hvparks.com Contact Mrs. Jo-Ann if you have any questions at 817-996-0286 or email at joann_dancers@sbcglobal.net. For any additional informa-


Special Events Family Campout

Friday Night May Movies in the Park

Saturday, March 22 and Sunday, March 23 It’s time to pack your family (or friends), tents and sleeping bags and head to Pilot Knoll Park for a family campout. The activities will include a tent decorating contest, s’mores, late night movie, and more! Fifty dollars per campsite (up to 4 campers, each additional camper $10). Price includes all activities, drinks, dinner and snack for breakfast. Space is limited, so sign up early! Registration deadline is March 17. Rain Date: Saturday, March 29 and Sunday, March 30 For more information and registration please visit: www.hvparks.com.

Grab your lawn chairs and blankets and head out to Pilot Knoll Park for Movies in the Park. Feel free to come out and enjoy the park before then and pick out your spot. It will be a fun evening for the whole family to enjoy. There will not be an entry fee at the gatehouse for these movies. The movies will start at dusk. For more information please visit: www.hvparks.com. • May 2 – Monsters University • May 16 – Frozen • May 30 – Despicable Me 2

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Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 12 • 10:00 a.m. at Unity Park Each year the City of Highland Village holds their annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Unity Park baseball/softball field facility located behind Briarhill Middle School. This event is free to the public and includes pictures with the Easter Bunny (please bring your own camera), face painting, fire engine, and a bounce house. The Hunt starts immediately at 10:00 a.m. If Hunt is cancelled, due to rain, it will be held the following Saturday at Unity Park, April 19 at 10:00 a.m. For more information please visit: www.hvparks.com.

Highland Village Kids Kamp Highland Village Parks and Recreation Department has planned a summer for your children they will never forget. Join us in the mornings for organized games and activities and then stick around in the afternoon for field trips you won’t find offered by any other kamp out there! Field trips are taken 4 out of 5 days a week weather permitting. Each participant will receive a free T-shirt and additional T-shirts can be purchased for ten dollars each. Our kamps are scheduled weekly so you can customize your summer activities. Kamp starts June 16 and ends August 8 Morning Kamp: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. $65 per week Afternoon Kamp: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. $95 per week All Day 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. $160 per week Age: 6-12 years of age Location: Briarhill Middle School For information and registration please visit: www.hvparks or call the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-317-7430.

Paper Shredding Day

Saturday, April 26 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Shred-N-Go Mobile Document Shredding service will be in the Day Use area at Pilot Knoll Park (218A Orchid Hill Road, Argyle, TX 76226) for residents. Mobile, on-site paper shredding ensures that all discarded information is protected from unauthorized use, eliminating the possibility of fraud or identity theft. Shred-N-Go exhibits the highest ethical standards in mobile document destruction for privacy protection within shredding law compliance. This event is FREE to residents! Please have your I.D.

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Celebrate Highland Village Celebrate the beginning of summer with our Celebrate Highland Village event on Saturday, June 7. The event will begin at Unity Park with a 1k/5k walk/run, a family fish out and our Arbor Day Proclamation and the giving away of Texas native Redbud trees. Then that evening head over to Pilot Knoll Park for music, food, drinks, kids activities and a spectacular fireworks display on the shores of Lake Lewisville. The location for the fireworks display provides optimal viewing of the show from many of our homes and neighborhoods in Highland Village. Visit www.hvparks.com for more details about this fun summer


Recreation Leagues Softball and Kickball

This spring the Parks and Recreation Department will be offering adult softball and kickball leagues. The softball league will be an adult men as well as a co-ed league. Kickball will be an adult co-ed recreational league at Unity Park. Registration will be held from February 3 – February 21 for the spring leagues and games will start the week of March 9. To sign up your team or if you are interested in being a free agent visit www.teamsideline.com/highlandvillage. Sign up early, limited space is available! Format: Nine games of League Play, plus top four making the play-offs Fees: $380 Team - Softball/$250 Team – Kickball Leagues: Men’s Rec. Softball and Co-ed Rec. Kickball League - Wednesday nights Co-ed Rec. and Softball League - Sunday afternoon Time: Sunday - 1:45, 2:30, 3:15 Wednesday - 6:45, 7:30, 8:15 Play Begins: March 9 This summer the Parks and Recreation Department will be offering softball and kickball leagues. The softball league will be an adult men as well as a coed league. Kickball and will be an adult coed recreational league. You can find more information online at www.hvparks.com.

City of Highland Village NBA / WNBA Youth Basketball

The City of Highland Village and Neighborhood Sports is offering a Summer NBA Youth Basketball league for boys and girls from 1st to 9th grade. Season: June 14 – July 26. End of season tournament is August 2. Format: 1/2 grade play full court with 8 ft. hoop, 3-9 grade play full court with 10 ft. hoop Boys Basketball Divisions: 1/2 grade, 3/4 grade, 5/6 grade, 7/9 grade. Volunteer Head coaches child $115, Reg. Player $145. Girls Basketball Divisions: 1/2 grade, 3/4 grade, 5/6 grade, 7/9 grade. Volunteer Head coaches child $115, Reg. Player $145. Game Format: Grade 1st / 2nd play Full court with 8 ft. hoop and 5v5, Grades 3rd – 9th play Full court with 10 ft. hoop and 5v5 Game Location: Briarhill Middle School in Highland Village Practice: One weekday practice per week Register online at www.hvparks.com. Regular Registration: Ends on May 3, $20 late fee after May 3 if space if available. ....................................

Pickleball League coming this Spring!

Ladder League- The format is designed so that players mostly play others of similar skill level. The ranking is based on the winning percentage (ratio of points won to total points possible). Players will move up or down the ladder based upon their winning percentage. No partners needed. Who: Men and Women over 18 Date: Wednesdays (tentatively) April 9 – May 28 Game Times: League 1 – 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. League 2 – 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Where: Unity Park Player Fee: $30 (includes t-shirt) Trophies to winners of the league! Registration starts March 3 – March 21. Check www.hvparks.com for updates. For more information please contact Sarah Alexander at 972-317-7430 or salexander@highlandvillage.org.

The Parks & Recreation offices are located at The Robert & Lee DuVall Center 948B Highland Village Road 972-317-7430 (phone) 972-899-5130 (fax) Director of Parks and Recreation Linda Cornelius • lcornelius@highlandvillage.org Parks Administrative Assistant Terry Golden • tgolden@highlandvillage.org Recreation & Park Project Superintendent Fince Espinoza • fespinoza@highlandvillage.org Parks Superintendent Tommy White • twhite@highlandvillage.org Recreation Coordinator Andra Boxberger • aboxberger@highlandvillage.org Recreation Assistant Sarah Alexander • salexander@highlandvillage.org ............................................................................The City of High-

land Village has outdoor pavilions and indoor spaces available to meet all of your rental needs. Whether it’s for a baby shower, small book club meeting, corporate meeting or family reunions we have it all! Please visit www.hvparks.com for more details and rental rates.

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Guide to Fun Spring 2014  

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