FAMILY PROTECT YOURSELF SELF–DEFENSE CLASS
FOURTH OF JULY PAINTING PARTY
OYATE C.C. | #150013
MORNINGSIDE C.C. | #114022
Come learn the basics on how to protect yourself from multiple situations. We will provide a comprehensive course on important topics such as Social Harassment, Prevention Psychology and self– defense. Our goal for this course is to better prepare you to know how to react when faced with a negative situation. At the end of the class you will receive a Self–Defense Kubotan as well as a Self–Defense reference manual. For ages 10+.
We will be painting a firework pallet, creating a shirt for the 4th of July, painting, and putting together a U.S.A. door hanger. Fee covers t–shirt and all other supplies. This class will be for anyone age 5 and up.
JUN 28 | THU | 1–2 P.M. | $20 PER PARTICIPANT JUN 28 | THU | 6–7 P.M. | $20 PER PARTICIPANT
4TH OF JULY BIKE DECORATING
JUN 20 | WED | 5:30–8:30 P.M. | $75 PER PERSON JUL 25 | WED | 5:30–8:30 P.M. | $75 PER PERSON AUG 22 | WED | 5:30–8:30 P.M. | $75 PER PERSON
SFPR OFFICE AT SIXTH & PHILLIPS | #170019
SUMMER SOLSTICE HIKE GREAT BEAR RECREATION PARK | #170091
Celebrate the longest day of the year by partaking in a hike in one of Sioux Falls’ most beautiful parks. Hiking not only provides the physical relief of other exercise choices, hiking in nature has been shown to be a powerful anxiety and stress reliever for people of all ages. Bring sturdy shoes and an adventurous spirit to partake in this summer solstice hike. Recommended for ages 6+. Must be able to hike one mile on rocky and sometimes uneven terrain. Registration required.
JUN 21 | THU | 6–7 P.M. | FREE
KIDS’ NITE IN THE PARK MCKENNAN PARK
Come and experience the beauty of McKennan Park while your kids have some fun also. Who would want to miss the fun of these events? Your family can enjoy a park full of old-time carnival games, inflatables, and summer fun. Bring your kids or “kid-like spirit.” Activities include: • 6–8 p.m. Youth art show and sale • 6–8 p.m. Kids’ carnival booths of skill and challenge throughout the park • 7 p.m. Featured entertainment: Storyland Children’s Theatre
JUN 26 | TUE | 6–8 P.M. | FREE JUL 31 | TUE | 6–8 P.M. | FREE
What better way to be involved with the Fourth of July celebrations than by having your very own decorated bike to ride in the parade! You bring the item, we will provide the decorations. Then, join us on July 4 and march in the Fourth of July parade. We will even store your decorated item until the day of the event. Stick around after the parade for all the fun festivities at Falls Park.
JUL 3 | TUE | 6–7:30 P.M. | $5 PER PARTICIPANT
NOCTURNAL NIGHT HIKE GREAT BEAR RECREATION PARK | #170093
Have you ever wondered what kind of creatures are awake while the rest of the world sleeps? Learn about nocturnal animals through educational activities and partake in a guided night hike at Great Bear Recreation Park. This program is recommended for participants ages 6 and up who are able to hike at least one mile on uneven terrain. Please bring sturdy shoes, a flashlight, and your adventurous spirit to partake in this nocturnal adventure. Registration required.
JUL 12 | THU | 9–10 P.M. | FREE
RECYCLED DOG TOYS POP–UP PARK AT PHILLIPS AVENUE PLAZA
July is National Parks and Recreation Month and we are celebrating at the Pop–Up Park on Phillips Avenue. Stop by to learn how to make recycled dog toys out of everyday materials. Supplies will be provided on a first–come, first–served basis. All ages are welcome. No registration required.
JUL 14 | SAT | 10 A.M.–12 NOON | FREE
PARK AFTER DARK FULL MOON HIKE GREAT BEAR RECREATION PARK | #170092
Come out and see Great Bear under the full moon’s glow! Hiking not only provides the physical relief of other exercise choices, but hiking in nature has been shown to be a powerful anxiety and stress reliever for people of all ages. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Participants must be able to hike one mile on uneven terrain. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring a flashlight.
JUN 28 | THU | 9–10 P.M. | FREE
JUGGLING MCKENNAN PARK | #133004
Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a great juggler? Well, now you can learn from the best. Join the Sooo Falls Juggle Group on Monday evenings to learn how to juggle. So, grab your friends, and head to McKennan Park on Monday evenings. After you learn how to juggle, stick around for the Mondays at McKennan music.
AUG 6 | MON | 6–6:45 P.M. | FREE AUG 13 | MON | 6–6:45 P.M. | FREE
FOR INFORMATION ABOUT COMMUNITY CENTERS AND OPEN GYMS, VISIT www.siouxfalls.org/community-centers