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Outdoor Ice Skating Rink Hours Spring Lake Park warming houses will be tentatively open December 26 – February 14 (weather permitting). The following parks have a warming house, general skating rink and a hockey rink.

Able Park (8200 Able St.) Monday – Friday 4:00-8:00 PM Saturday 1:00-7:00 PM Sunday 1:00-4:00 PM

Terrace Park (79th Ave. & Terrace Rd.) Monday & Wednesday 4:00-6:00 PM Tuesday & Thursday 4:00-8:00 PM Saturday 1:00-7:00 PM Sunday 1:00 – 4:00 PM

Skating Rink / Warming House Supervisors Needed The Spring Lake Park Recreation Department is seeking persons to work at outdoor ice skating warming houses afternoons, evenings, and weekends from approximately December 26 - February 14. Must be a high school senior or older. Apply in person at the Spring Lake Park Community Center, 1301 - 81st Ave. NE Spring Lake Park. Applications are available online and may also be submitted by mail

TABLE OF CONTENTS Youth Creative Activities ....................... 3 Pre-School Dance Classes ................... 3 Day Camps ........................................... 4 Panthers Basketball Clinic .................... 5 Youth & Teen Enrichment Activities ..... 5 Youth Outings ....................................... 7 Family and Youth Activities .................. 8 Adult Fitness Programs ...................... 10 Adult Athletic....................................... 11 Adult Enrichment Programs ................ 12 Adult and Senior Classes ................... 18 Adult Extended Tours ......................... 19 Adult Outings ...................................... 20 Senior Programs.................. Back Cover Registration Form ................ Back Cover SPRING LAKE PARK RECREATION DEPT. 1301 81st Avenue NE Spring Lake Park, MN 55432 Recreation Office .............. 763-792-7201 Marian Rygwall, Director .. 763-792-7201 Sharie Linke Program Supervisor .......... 763-792-7232 John Angell ....................... 763-792-7201 Alice Prokott ..................... 763-792-7201 Office Specialist Website:

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by Homeward Bound Theater Company! MAGIC AND MORE (grades 3-5) Amaze your family and friends when you share with them illusionary secrets and much more. Remember, magicians never reveal how a trick works. Registration deadline: Sept 22. Mondays 5:30 – 7:00PM Nov 5 – 19 Able Park Building (8200 Able St.) Fee: $35 #SLPM&M

PRESCHOOL DANCE (ages 3&4) Designed to introduce preschoolers to various forms of dance movements. Emphasis on motor skills, learning right & left, forward & backward. Parents are invited to observe the last class. Instructors are top competition dancers/assistant teachers from Metro Dance Center. Must register by first class date. Room at PT elementary TBA. Thursdays, 6:00 - 6:30pm Sept 27 – Nov 15 (no class 10/18) Park Terrace Elementary School Fee: $36 (7 wks) #SLPPD

COMEDY IMPROV “WHOSE LINE IS IT?” (grades 6 – 8) Come laugh until your sides hurt in this very fun and unique class that teaches comedy and acting without a script. Learn to deliver on-the-spot sketches using a variety of improv techniques. Registration deadline: Sept 22. Tuesdays 5:30 – 7:00PM Nov 13 – 27 Able Park Building (8200 Able St.) Fee: $35 #SLPImprov CREATIVE DRAMATICS (grades K-2) Kids are naturals! Young children with vivid imaginations and a desire to perform will enjoy this acting class designed just for them! We will work with your child to teach them the basics of acting, mime, and movement on stage. Thursdays 5:30 – 7:00PM Nov 29 – Dec 13 Able Park Building (8200 Able St.) Fee: $35 #SLPCREATE

PRE-SCHOOL DANCE Classes Coordinated by Luann Burger, Founder of the Metro Dance Center BITTY BALLERINAS (ages 3 & 4) This introductory program is designed for preschoolers who would like to learn the basics of ballet. Each class will have a brief warm-up followed by ballet technique. Kids will present the basics they have learned to the parents at the final class. Instructors are top competition dancers/assistant teachers from Metro Dance Center. Must register by first class date. Room at PT elementary TBA. Thursdays, 5:30pm - 6:00pm Sept 27 – Nov 15 (no class 10/18) Park Terrace Elementary School Fee: $36 (7 wks) #SLPBB Fall Recreation Brochure 2012

MOMMY & ME - OR DADS TOO! (ages 3&4) For the very young child who has not been involved in structured programs as of yet. Mom or dad joins their child for this fun, low key, memory making program. Class consists of warm up, stretch, learning to spin, lift, and giggle! Instructors are top competition dancers/assistant teachers from Metro Dance Center. Must register by first class date. Room at PT elementary TBA. Thursdays, 6:30 - 7:00pm Sept 27 – Nov 15 (no class 10/18) Park Terrace Elementary School Fee: $36 (7 wks) #SLPMM&D



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A WORLD OF ANIMALS: ON LAND & IN THE SEA (grades K-2) Explore the world of animals on the land and in the sea. Campers conduct hands-on experiments to gain a better understanding of the adaptations of animals that live in different habitats. Make a model magic animal track and an ocean in a bottle to take home. Registration deadline: Sept 25. Half-day camp. Saturday, Sept 29 9:00AM – Noon SLP City Hall (1301 81st Ave.) Fee: $22 #SLPWOA

MAD SCIENCE EXPRESS: NATURE & SPACE (grades K-5) You are a hungry animal. Nature camp day will help you find food, knowledge, and unforgettable fun. Play the nature scavenger hunt; learn about animal life cycles, animal habitats, and replicate animal footprints. Create a colorful hat using only natural colors, and a rubber mallet – no paints! Junior astronauts probe the wonders of our solar system on an important mission to fall fun. Discover how astronauts live and work in space. Build your own telescope and use it to search the night sky. Simulate a test for life on a far away planet. Design a spacesuit, repair a satellite, eat space food, launch a model rocket, and communicate with your astronaut friends from Mission Control. Registration deadline: Oct 9. Full day camp, don’t forget a bag lunch. Friday, Oct 12 9:30 – 4:00PM Able Park Building (8200 Able St. SLP) Fee: $42 #SLPMDS

FORENSIC LAB: DONUT CAPER AND DOG MYSTERY (grades 3-6) Use chemistry to identify blood types (using synthetic samples) and to identify the mystery suspects’ beverages. Decipher DNA evidence to solve the mystery. Take home a Fingerprint Finder to look for glow-in-the-dark fingerprints. Figure out what happened to the dog by checking out the animal tracks. Analyze various types of evidence. Practice fiber, handwriting, and shoeprint evidence analysis. Use your rePage 4

sults to solve the mystery. Make a mystery scene by using your own Case Stamper. (Don't worry the dog is safe) Registration deadline: Oct 30. Full day camp, don’t forget a bag lunch. Friday, Nov 2 9:30 – 4:00PM SLP City Hall (1301 81st Ave.) Fee: $42 #SLPFL

MAD MIXOLOGY! (grades K-2) Mix up some fun in this class. Help make a volcano explode and use the information you learned to make your own soda pop. Use pipettes to make a rainbow of colors. Learn the principles of polymers while making your own slime and putty. Registration deadline: Dec 5. Half-day camp. Saturday, Dec 8 9:00AM – Noon SLP City Hall (1301 81st Ave.) Fee: $22 #SLPMM WINTER BOWLING CAMP! (AGES 5-10) This three day camp is designed for beginning bowlers, and each day lunch is provided! Kids will learn bowling basics. They will also visit Bowlopolis, an animated city all about bowling, where they’ll meet the characters and learn that bowling is fun! Participants will receive lunch each day 30-minutes prior to camp ending. Camp held at Flaherty’s Arden Bowl, transportation NOT provided. Registration deadline: Dec 19. Wednesday – Friday, Dec. 26 – 28 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Flaherty’s Arden Bowl – 1273 West Co. Rd E, Arden Hills 55112 Fee: $40 #SLPBowlCamp

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Boys and girls grades K-3, join us Saturday afternoons for some basketball fun! This always popular clinic will teach the fundamentals of basketball with instruction provided by the Spring Lake Park High School coaches and players. Emphasis will be on learning to shoot, dribble and pass. Tennis shoes are required. Every child will receive a Panthers Basketball T-Shirt. Registration due by Sept 24. Saturdays, 12:30PM – 2:30PM Sept 15 & 22 SLP School Aux Gym Fee: $25 (includes t-shirt) #SLP Basketball

CHEER AMERICA (AGES 4-14) Cheer America is an exciting cheerleading / dance program for children ages 4-14. Students will learn popular cheers, chants, choreographed dance and pom-pom routines, parade marching techniques, and other performance skills. This program also promotes physical fitness, improved coordination and flexibility. At the conclusion of the semester, the students perform a group recital for family and friends, and all students receive certificates and medals for participation in the program. Watch for a specific flyer in your child’s folder in Sept. Registration night is Sept 27, 6:30 PM at the SLP High School Annex Cafeteria (door #29). Thursdays, Oct 4 – Dec 20 (no class 10/18, 11/22, 12/13) Ages 4-8 6:30 – 7:15 PM Ages 9-14 7:30 – 8:15 PM SLP HS Annex Café Registration Fee: $4 - Per Night Fee: $6

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RED CROSS BABYSITTERS COURSE (AGES 11 AND UP) This one day course is offered to boys and girls ages 11 and older who wish to learn child care skills. Our certified Red Cross Instructor: Liz Sheehy will teach students basic childcare including: child development, supervision, accident prevention, emergency response, feeding and infant care, as well as some basic first aid skills. Bring a bag lunch. Please register early – class sizes are limited! A great class for a great price! (includes instruction and materials). Please register one week prior to the class date. Saturdays, 9:00AM – 3:30 PM Session I: Sept 29 Session II: Oct 27 Session III: Dec 8 SLP City Hall Fee: $38 / child #SLP Babysit (indicate session)



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Grab a group of friends and play a fun weekend of slow pitch co-rec softball! Open to all players in age divisions below. Teams must roster 12 players - with a minimum five females, and at least two players of each age in your division per team. Teams must have a manager who is at least 18 years old. Double elimination format. Tournament Schedules & Rules emailed to all team managers on Thursday, September 13. Absolutely no team registrations will be accepted after Sept 10. Teams found to have ineligible player(s) will result in team forfeiture from the tournament with no refund. All players must have proof of age ready to present during tournament if needed (copy of birth certificate and/or driver’s license). Minimum 4 teams required per division. DIVISION A B C

AGES (As Of 9/16/12) TOURNAMENT AWARDS 16 - 18 1st Place Trophies, 2nd Place T-Shirts 13 - 15 1st Place Trophies, 2nd Place T-Shirts 10 - 12 1st & Second Place Trophies

Register your team at Spring Lake Park City Hall – to receive a form via email contact Registration deadline: Sept 10 Held at Terrace Park, 410 79th Ave. Spring Lake Park, 55432 Team Fee: $120.00 Includes: Game balls, umpires, team scorebook, use of catchers gear and


This karate program is designed to enhance the student's self-esteem and confidence while increasing self-discipline and knowledge of personal safety. Basic karate moves and selfdefense combinations are taught by black belt instructor Norm Rolando. Uniforms are available to purchase from the instructor for $30.00.Please indicate on registration form which “Time” you are signing up for. Register by class start date. Tuesdays Fall Session: Sept 18 – Nov 20 (no class 10/16 & 11/6) Winter Session: Nov 27 – Jan 29 (no class 12/25 & 1/1) SLP HS Annex Gym (Enter Door #29) TIME(S) ages 5-7: 5:30 - 6:10 PM returning: 6:20 - 7:00 PM advanced: 7:10 - 8:00 PM ages 8 & up: 8:10 - 8:50 PM Fall: $42 (8wks) Winter $42 (8wks) #SLP YKarate (indicate time & session)

TEEN YOGA (GRADES 9-12) NEW for teens this fall, come explore this ancient exercise system that strengthens the body while calming and focusing the mind. Learn how to take these basic exercises into your daily life to strengthen and tone your body, improve circulation, lower blood pressure, and help relieve stress. All classes include classic Hatha or stretching, breathing practices and a guided relaxation/meditation. Instructor: Michael Ledman. Seven week program. Mondays, 2:45 – 3:45PM Fall Session: Sept 24 – Nov 12 (no class 10/15) Winter Session: Nov 19 – Jan 14 (no class 12/24, 12/31) SLP High School Wrestling Room Fee: $45 (7 wks) #SLPTYOGA (indicate Session)

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Get ready for a day packed with fun, games, pizza and adventure! We will start our day at Chuck E. Cheese's where we'll play games and enjoy a pizza lunch. Then we are off to Edinborough Park's "Adventure Peak" in Edina. The "Peak" is a 44 by 44 by 37 foot high climbing, low crawling, slip sliding north woods adventure. Climb into the 30-foot tall oak tree, slide down one of the four giant tube slides or wash down the triple wave slide. This day is sure to be a blast! Pizza (2 pieces) and pop lunch provided. Please wear socks. Fee includes supervision, transportation, admission and lunch. Registration deadline: Oct 15. Wednesday, Oct 17 9:30 – 4:00PM Drop Off & Pick Up At Able Park Fee: $23 #SLP MEA1

HARVEST FESTIVAL & PUMPKIN PATCH (GRADES K-5) We’re on the road to Afton Apple Orchard where you’ll explore the petting zoo, the corn maze and pick your own apples and pumpkin on a hayride through the fields. Bring your own lunch for an outdoor picnic and please dress for the weather (rain jackets are suggested) because we will be there most of the day. If time allows or weather does not cooperate we will return to the Fridley Community Center for a movie. Fee includes 1 pumpkin, 2 apples, transportation and supervision. Don’t forget to dress for the weather and bring a bag lunch. Register by Oct 15. Thursday, Oct 18 9:30 – 4:00PM Drop Off & Pick Up At Able Park Fee: $21 #SLP MEA2

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NICKELODEON UNIVERSE & MN SEA LIFE AQUARIUM (GRADES 1-6) We’re starting off this exciting day at Nickelodeon Universe! After a fun morning there we will eat our lunch, and spend the afternoon exploring the MN Sea Life Aquarium. If there is time at the end of the day we will play games at Able Park. Please bring a bag lunch. Fee includes supervision, admission, ride wristband and transportation. Registration deadline: Nov. 21. Friday, Nov 30 9:30 – 4:00PM 9:30 – 4pm Drop Off & Pick Up At Able Park $22 #SLPNickU


For our last day of MEA break we are first off to Pump It Up in Ham Lake, where you’ll spend the morning jumping, sliding, and bouncing ! We’ll enjoy a pizza lunch followed by a short trip over to Andover Lanes for some awesome bowling fun! We’ll get unlimited bowling for two hours in the afternoon, so get ready for some fun! Please be sure to wear socks and shoes this day (no bare feet). Registration deadline: Oct 15. Friday, Oct 19 9:30 – 4:00PM Drop Off & Pick Up At Able Park Fee: $19 #SLPMEA3

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Get ready to experience the thrill of this 25,000 square foot water park! Slide down one of the amazing four-story waterslides, including two tube slides and one body slide or circle the Prospector’s Pan before you make a splash. Test your skill at an old-fashioned Log Walk, cruise down the Lazy River or go one-on-one at the basketball court in the activity pool. (includes supervision, transportation, and water park admission). Don’t forget to pack a bag lunch, swimsuit and towel! Thursday, Dec 27 9:30 – 4:00PM Drop Off & Pick Up At SLP City Hall MN SCIENCE MUSEUM Fee: $23 #SLPWinter2 & OMNI THEATER

(GRADES 1-5) We’re off to the Minnesota Science Museum! We’ll spend the morning exploring through the amazing exhibits, and see some incredible experiments preformed by the museum staff. After lunch we will enjoy the latest film on the massive Omni theater screen (details on film will be coming home in flyers later this fall). Don’t forget to bring a bag lunch. Friday, Dec 28 9:30 – 4:00PM Drop Off & Pick Up At SLP City Hall Fee: $23 #SLPWinter2

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2012 Bring the family for a fun evening of low-key competition as parent and child team up to try winning their Thanksgiving turkey. Each team, consisting of one parent and one child will compete in each of the following events: basketball free throw, football pass, floor hockey shoot, soccer kick, and Frisbee toss. Total scores from these events will determine the winning teams in each of three categories. Event takes approximately 35 minutes to complete. (A) children ages 5-7 • (B) children ages 8-10 • (C) children ages 11-13 Friday, Nov 16 Park Terrace Elementary School Gym 5:00 – 7:00 PM Winning team in each category will receive a Cub Foods Gift Card Donations of non-perishable food items will be accepted this evening for the area food shelves. Your contribution would be greatly appreciated. Fall Recreation Brochure 2012

STAR WATCH PARTY WITH MIKE LYNCH (Adults and Children Ages 8 & up)

Mike Lynch, a broadcast meteorologist at WCCO Radio has taught astronomy classes since 1973. Mike first provides an indoor orientation of the night sky with maps and constellation diagrams. Then we go to Lakeside Park to take a constellation tour and share some of the lore of Big Bear, Little Bear, Cassiopeia, and more. Large telescopes give you a closer view of the night sky. Pre -register by 10/5/12 Spring Lake Park City Hall and Lakeside Park Fee: $10/person or $20/family - #SLP12-STAR1 PARENT/CHILD FALL CRAFTING ADVENTURE

Friday, October 26 • 6:00-8:00 p.m. SLP High School Annex Kids in grades K-5 – come in costume and spend a fun evening making great Halloween crafts, playing games, enjoying yummy refreshments and you get to take home a bag of treats too. There will also be a costume contest! Preregistration is required. WHEN: TIME: WHERE: FEE:

Friday, October 26 6:00-8:00 p.m. Spring Lake Park High School annex $6.00/child (includes crafts, games, costume contest, refreshments & treat bag #SLP12-BOO

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Kids ages 4 and up Parents or Grandparents, spend a fun morning with your kids making seasonal crafts including starch ghosts, clothespin bats and even decorating fall cookies. Kids and parents will enjoy some yummy morning snacks too! Pre-registration required by 10/6/12. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Saturday, Oct 13 9-10:30 AM #SLP12-FALLCRAFT Able Park Building Fee: $6/child (includes crafts, morning snacks, instruction)

PARENT/CHILD HOLIDAY CRAFTING ADVENTURE Kids ages 4 and up Parents or Grandparents, spend a fun morning with your kids making Thanksgiving and Christmas crafts. Kids and parents will enjoy some yummy morning snacks too! Preregistration required by 11/3/12. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Saturday, Nov 10 9-10:30 AM #SLP12-HOLCRAFT SLP City Hall Fee: $6/child (includes crafts, morning snacks, instruction)


Friday, October 12  7:00-9:00 p.m.

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2012 is here and the time has never been better to challenge yourself! This is a great option if you want to increase your endurance, energy, and improve your health. To get started all you need to do is pick up a Personal Log Form from the Recreation Department (or online) and get moving! . How to reach your goal: biking four miles = one SLP Mile, swimming one mile = four SLP Miles, and jogging – walking – running one mile = one SLP Mile. 100 Mile Club Complete 100 miles by jogging, swimming, or bicycling in any combination during a four month period and receive a “100 Mile Club” T-shirt and certificate! You must keep a record of your distance and achievements on a personal log sheet. When you have completed your 100 miles bring the log sheet and $15 to the Recreation Department to receive your T-shirt and certificate. 500 Mile Club Why stop after completing your 100 mile goal, try the “500 Mile Club”! The rules are the same, only your 500 miles must be reached within a twelve month period. After reaching your goal, bring in your 500 mile log sheet and $27 to receive your 500 mile sweatshirt and certificate. 1000 Mile Club After making it this far are you ready for the ultimate challenge? Try the “1000 Mile Club”! The rules are the same as the 100 and 500 only your 1000 miles must be reached within an 18 month period. When you reach your goal, bring in your 1000 mile log sheet and pick up information on how to order your special 1000 Mile windbreaker jacket. Call for price.

The Health Benefits of Walking … Walking is a gentle, low-impact exercise that can ease you into a higher level of fitness and health. Walking is a form of exercise accessible to just about everybody. It's safe, simple and doesn't require practice. And the health benefits are many. Walking, like other exercise, can help you achieve a number of important health benefits including: • Lower low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol (the "bad" cholesterol) • Raise high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (the "good" cholesterol) • Lower your blood pressure • Reduce your risk of or manage type 2 diabetes • Manage your weight • Improve your mood • Stay strong and fit Fall Recreation Brochure 2012


Try this fun way to get in shape, lower cholesterol and blood pressure, increase cardiovascular condition, and burn unwanted calories! Also gain general muscle tone through an easy series of warm-up and cool-down sessions. Enjoy good music, fun routines and a healthy workout. A variety of exercises and muscle toning will be incorporated into classes. Perfect for beginners and those looking to add a little extra kick to their weekly routines! Classes are open, walk-ins are always welcome. Woodcrest Elementary Gym Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:00PM Sept 5 – Dec 19 (no class 10/15, 10/17, 10/31) Jan 2 – Jun 5 (no class 1/21, 2/18, 3/11, 3/13, 5/27) Fee: $2 (per night at the door – walk-ins welcome)

Come explore this ancient exercise system that strengthens the body while calming and focusing the mind. Learn how to take these basic exercises into your daily life to strengthen and tone your body, improve circulation, lower blood pressure, and help relieve stress. All classes include classic Hatha or stretching, breathing practices and a guided relaxation/meditation. Instructor: Michael Ledman. Thursdays, 6:00 – 7:30 PM Fall Session: Sept 13 – Nov 8 (no class 10/11) Winter Session: Nov 29 – Jan 17 SLP City Hall Fee: $64 (8wks) #SLP Yoga (indicate session)

ADULT OPEN GYM This is an opportunity for adults to enjoy the indoor gym at the Spring Lake Park High School one night a week for only $3 / night. No preregistration is required; simply pay $3 at the door (exact change only please). Availability may be subject to high school sporting events. (enter the HS on the Hwy 65 side; look for signs to direct to entrance) SLP HS Blue Gym (gym may vary due to availability) Wednesdays, 7:15 – 9:15 PM Sept 5 – Dec 19 (not meeting 10/17, 10/31) Jan 2 – May 29 (not meeting 1/30, 3/13) Fee: $3 (at the door)

4-PERSON FOOTBALL ADULT AMERICAN KENPO KARATE Adult karate lessons teach basic karate moves, defense techniques and forms. This is especially effective for women in need of effective protection. It is open to adults and teens who want to learn a little more karate or who have never taken karate before. For more information about class content please call (763) 427-0208. Register by class start date. Mondays, 7:00 – 8:30 PM Fall: Sept 17 – Nov 19 (no class 10/15 & 11/5) Winter: Nov 26 – Jan 28 (no class 12/24, 12/31, 1/21) SLP HS Annex Gym (Door #29) Fall: $42 (8wks) Winter: $37 (7wks) #SLP AKarate (indicate session) Fall Recreation Brochure 2012

(18 + Touch Passing League) This is a touch football activity for adults designed to keep the “rough” style of play to a minimum. No running plays are allowed in this all passing league. Teams will play 7 games, beginning September 9th and are scheduled around the Viking telecasts. Scrimmage vests may be checked out for use by teams. Champions will receive t-shirts. A forfeit fee will be assessed to any team who does not show up for their scheduled game. Registration deadline is Sept 5. Referees will not be used in this league. Sundays, Sept. 9-Oct. 21 Start Times: Noon or 4:00PM Community Park (7000 University Ave. Fridley) Team Fee: $65 To receive a registration form please call 763-792-7233 or email:



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SATURDAY SCRAPBOOKING CAMP Bring your photos, your albums and your scrapping tools and spend the day scrap booking. There will be lots of room to spread out. Bring along a snack or lunch. Instructor Kathie Anderson. Pre-registration is required. Saturday, Oct 6 9-4 PM #SLP12-SBCF SLP City Hall Fee: $12/person

LEARN TO PLAY BRIDGE OR IMPROVE YOUR GAME Organize your photos fast and easily with the help of Creative Memories Power Sort System. You can organize a lifetime of photos in four hours. Bring all of your photographs. Instructor Kathie Anderson. Registration deadline 1 week prior to class. Friday, Sept 14 6-10 PM #SLP12-SBF-PS1 Friday, Nov 2 6-10 PM #SLP12-SBF-PS2 SLP City Hall Fee: $18/person/class fee upon registration ($30 material fee payable to instructor)

SCRAPBOOKING - POWER LAYOUT Organize each page of your album in advance using the Creative Memories Power Layout Box, allowing you to layout 30 pages. You will need 100-150 photographs organized chronologically to complete your 30 page album. Instructor Kathie Anderson. Registration deadline 1 week prior to class. Friday, Sept 21 6-10 PM #SLP12-SBF-PL1 Friday, Nov 9 6-10 PM #SLP12-SBF-PL2 SLP City Hall Fee: $18/person/class fee upon registration ($47 material fee payable to instructor for Power Layout Box and set of refill pages)

SCRAPBOOKING CREATING YOUR ALBUM At this class you will bring your Power Layout Box with your organized pages. You will have four undisturbed hours to complete your album. Instructor Kathie Anderson will have coordinating papers to purchase and any scrapping tools you may need. Registration deadline 1 week prior to class. Friday, Sept 28 6-10 PM #SLP12-SBF-CA1 Friday, Nov 16 6-10 PM #SLP12-SBF-CA2 SLP City Hall Fee: $6/person/class fee upon registration

Experienced instructor Lorraine Linderman has been teaching and playing bridge for many years and with patience and grace, she will teach you all the ins and outs of this game of strategy. You will be playing hands from the very beginning of the class. Your confidence will grow with each new day of class. Register by 9/4/12 SLP City Hall Tuesdays, Sept 11, 18, 25, Oct 2 9 AM-Noon Fee: $30/person for 4 weeks #SLP12-BRIDGEF

QUILLING FOR BEGINNERS Discover the fun and easy art of paper curling used to create beautiful creations perfect for card making and scrapbooking. In this beginner class, you will use acid-free quilling paper to make sturdy yet delicate looking flowers and butterflies. Students will learn basic quilling along with the “alternate side loop” technique. Fee includes kit consisting of slotted tool, circle sizer ruler, paper strips and instructions. Instructor Kaitlyn Rygwall. Register by 10/12/12 Saturday, Oct 20 9:30 am – noon #SLP12-QUILLBEG Spring Lake Park City Hall Fee: $16/person (includes instruction and basic quilling kit)

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Learn to make a beautiful rug with macramé cord. This rug uses only simple crochet stitches and can be made by a crochet beginner. The rugs are durable and last a lifetime. The cord and hook will be available from the instructor, Peggy Decker, for a fee of $20 cash. Register by 11/7/12. Wednesday, Nov 14 6:30-9:30 PM #SLP12-RUG Spring Lake Park City Hall Fee: $15/person for instruction (pre-registration required) Additional $20 cash materials fee due at class.


This wonderful centerpiece is 18” x 6” and features a fragrant, soy-based candle in a beautiful glass tumbler and is centered in a bed of fresh evergreens that overflow the floral foam-filled container. Each candlelit centerpiece is laced with natural pinecones, eucalyptus sprigs, and faux cranberry branches. The matching bow sets off the entire centerpiece, which is sure to be a welcome addition to your holiday dinner table. Instructed by Mickman Brothers staff. Register by 11/19/12. Monday, Nov 26 6-8 PM #SLP12-CENTERPIECE Mickman Brothers, 14630 Hwy 65 NE, Ham Lk. Fee: $30/person (includes materials and instruction)

ONE STROKE AND ACRYLIC PAINTING CLASSES Students will learn the basic technique of One Stroke Painting and techniques using acrylic paints. One painting project will be completed in each class. Brushes available to use during class OR bring your own. Bring a water basin to wash out your brushes. Jill Mason Instructor. All classes are 6-9 PM and held at Spring Lake Park City Hall. Register at least 1 week prior to Fall Recreation Brochure 2012

class. Fee is $27.00/person/class and an additional materials fee of *$8.00 is due the night of the class and payable to the instructor. Bloom’n Fall Florals #SLP12-FPO1 Wednesday, Sep 12 6-9 PM Fall Landscape Class #SLP12-FP02 Wednesday, Sep 26 6-9 PM Artsy Fartsy Painting #SLP12-FP03 Wednesday, Oct 3 6-9 PM Mystery Class #SLP12-FP04 Wednesday, Oct 17 6-9 PM Harvest Time #SLP12-FP05 Monday, Oct 29 6-9 PM Water Color Acrylics #SLP12-FP06 Wednesday, Nov 14 6-9 PM Holidaze #SLP12-FP07 Wednesday, Nov 28 6-9 PM Winter Landscape #SLP12-FP08 Wednesday, Dec 5 6-9 PM Mystery Class/ Holiday Celebration #SLP12-FP09 Wednesday, Dec 19 6-9 PM Chill’n on a Fleece Scarf #SLP13-WP01 Wednesday, Jan 9 6-9 PM Brrr Travel Mug #SLP13-WP02 Wednesday, Jan 23 6-9 PM

BALLROOM DANCING FOR BEGINNERS If you have little or no dance experience, then this is the perfect course for you! Learn several steps in the most popular social dances, such as Swing, Foxtrot, Waltz, Cha Cha, Salsa, Hustle, and Polka. Learn how to dance to your favorite songs. Learn real steps to use on the dance floor. Schedule a date night to try something new together! Sample the first class for $15, and pay the balance in class if you wish to complete the course. Free repeat and make up lessons! For more information, visit, or contact Deanna Constantine @ 612-240-8329. Constantine provides simple instruction in a relaxed atmosphere. Register by 9/24/12 Mounds View Community Center, 5394 Edgewood Dr., Mounds View Mondays, Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22 7-8:30 PM #SLP12-BRDF Fee: $50/person Monday, Oct. 1 Sample Class Only #SLP12-BRDFSAM $15/person



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The following classes will expand your creativity through a variety of class offerings. Classes are held at Lynn's Cake and Candy Supply, 6538 University Ave. NE, Fridley. Pre-registration is required at least one week prior to class date.

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Beginning Gumpaste Flower (Lily Bouquet) Two Day Class Tuesday & Thursday, Sep 25 & 27 6-8 PM #SLP12-Gumpaste Lynn’s Cake & Candy Supply $50/person (Supplies included except for flower cutter which is available at Lynn's)

Holiday Cupcake and Cake Pops Saturday, Nov17 11 AM-2PM #SLP12-Holcake2 Lynn’s Cake & Candy Supply $36/person (supplies included bring container)

Halloween Cupcake and Cake Pops Saturday, Oct 27 11 AM-2PM #SLP12-Halcake1 Lynn’s Cake & Candy Supply $36/person (supplies included bring container)

Cup Cakes for Kids Saturday, Dec 1 10 AM-Noon #SLP12-KidsCupcakes Lynn’s Cake & Candy Supply Age 9 and up Fee: $18/child (supplies and instruction included)

Beginning Candy Making Thursday, Nov 15 6-8 PM #SLP12-BegCandy1 Lynn’s Cake & Candy Supply $32/person (bring container for candy)

Beginning Candy Making Saturday, Dec 1 1-3 PM #SLP12-BegCandy2 Lynn’s Cake & Candy Supply $32/person (bring container for candy) Beginning Rolled Fondant - Snowflake Cake Thursday, Dec 6 5:30-7:30 PM #SLP12-Fondant Lynn’s Cake & Candy Supply $62/person (includes kit) Supplies Required to bring - 8" layered crumb coated cake

MAKE AND TAKE CHRISTMAS COOKIE CLASSES Make 10 different types of Christmas cookies for a total of 120 cookies to take home! The cookie dough will be provided for each type of cookie with recipe and instructions for preparing and decorating the cookie. Participants work in pairs under staff supervision preparing one type cookie. Participants receive one dozen of each type. Please bring a container to hold cookies for home. Pre-register by 12/3 (Class will fill prior to deadline). Saturday, Dec 15 Session I 9 AM–Noon #SLP12-CC1 Session II 12:30-3:30 PM #SLP12-CC2 SLP High School Kitchen Fee: $35/person/session (includes all instruction, materials, recipes and 10 dozen cookies)

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BREADBAKING 101 Celebrate our autumn season by learning how to bake delicious homemade bread packed with nutrition and taste. The aroma of freshly baked yeast breads is welcoming in any home. A generous amount of time is spent discussing natural ingredients and their nutritional value, i.e. whole wheat, soy, oat bran, etc. Gain knowledge of how to substitute and supplement healthy ingredients in our everyday baking. Baking allows for individual expression; we will learn to become comfortable with using recipes as a guideline, not a scientific formula. Demonstration and lots of hands-on participation. Sample fresh bread baked in class and leave with recipes to use at home. $5.00 supply fee to instructor. Tuesday, Oct 2 6:00 – 9:00PM SLP High School Rm#C262 Fee: $25 / Student #SLPBread SOURDOUGH BREAD Explore sourdough breads; learn to make your own sourdough starter and how to keep it going. Master the techniques to make, shape, and bake delicious sourdough loaves. The slightly tangy taste of sourdoughs and the variety of grains used, make it specialty bread. We’ll make crusty rounds of whole wheat sourdough, loaves of Alaskan Oatmeal sourdough and Sourdough White bread in different shapes. Ingredient fee of $6.00 to instructor Ellie Lida night of class. Tuesday, Oct 23 6:00 – 9:00PM SLP High School Rm#C262 Fee: $20 #SLPSourD

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BAGUETTES AND FRENCH BREAD “Ready up” to the table for crusty, artisan loaves of homemade bread. Learn to make and shape beautiful long healthy loaves, and take home recipes and tips to make these earthy breads from scratch. We combine participation and demonstration, lots eating, extras to take home. Ideas for a variety of different ways to serve. Partnered with a green salad and pasta, what a great meal! Ingredient fee of $6.00 to instructor Ellie Lida night of class. Tuesday, Nov 13 6:00 – 9:00PM SLP High School Rm#C262 Fee: $20 #SLPFB KOLACKYS Kolackys are delicious sweet rolls, brimming with various fruit fillings. This well-known Bohemian bun features a rich dough. We'll make the dough from scratch and enjoy filling them with a variety of delectable fillings. You will receive an assortment of recipes to try at home. Residents of Montgomery, MN, known as the Kolacky Capital have provided some of the recipes. This is an interactive class with demonstrations, lots of hands-on, and lots of eating. Ingredient fee of $10 to instructor Ellie Lida the night of class. Tuesday, Dec 4 6:00 – 9:00PM SLP High School Rm#C262 Fee: $20 #SLP Kolacky



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Sarah F. Gordon, Professional Organizer and Home Stager is an organizing and productivity expert. With over ten years experience in this field, she bases her passion and drive for this industry relating back to her childhood. As a young child, Sarah was extremely organized and planned everything from events with her friends to family gatherings. Her desire to create simplicity, organization, and a beautiful environment to work, live and play in all created her future career path. Sarah is a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers, the National Association of Women Business Owners and a member of the American Society of Home Stagers & Redesigners. Sarah is also certified as a 100% woman-owned business from the National Women's Business Enterprise and a Certified Interior Decorator (C.I.D.).


MISSION: Organization

Use second-hand and thrift-store "treasures" to make your home chic and beautiful. Decorate an entire room for $100? Yes! See real-life before and after decorating ideas. Take home creativity, inspiration and fun ways to think outside of the box and try some new ideas for used, old and antique items. Instructed by Sarah Gordon, Professional Organizer and Home Stager. Register by 9/5/12 Wednesday, Sept 12 6:30-8 PM #SLP12Second SLP City Hall Fee: $26/person (includes instruction and reference materials)

Start the home organizing process with clear strategies and solutions to help you clear the clutter from your life. This class will teach you proven methods, tried and true techniques along with easy to remember steps to integrate into your life as well. You will leave this class with the tools necessary to put in place an organization system for your everyday life. Taught by Sarah Gordon, Professional Organizer and Home Stager. Register by 9/26/12 Wednesday, Oct 3 6:30-8 PM #SLP12Organization SLP City Hall

STAGING TO “STAY” Are you considering selling your home in the next six to twelve months? Then consider this class-Staging to Stay. This class will give you the tips, ideas and changes to make your home the attractive, welcoming and inviting property that it is meant to be for you while you’re living there and for potential buyers down the road. You will walk away with a new perspective on how to make your home the most appealing to the highest number of potential buyers, thereby selling your property more swiftly and for more money. Instructed by Sarah Gordon, Professional Organizer and Home Stager. Register by 9/19/12. Wednesday, Sept 26 6:30-8 PM #SLP12Stay SLP City Hall Fee: $31/person (includes instruction and reference materials)

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BEGINNING BEER MAKING CLASS This class will begin with a discussion of the general homebrew process and applicable terminology. Immediately following will be a demonstration of the four stages involved in the brewing process. We will also put an emphasis on the essential equipment necessary for home brewing and how to use it. Those who attend will learn how to make a delicious beer that their friends will surely envy. All registrants will receive a $15 gift certificate from Brew & Grow to use towards purchasing beer brewing supplies. The class is instructed by Kevin Keuler, owner of Brew & Grow in Spring Lake Park. Register by 9/12/12. Wednesday, Sept 19 6:30-9 PM Spring Lake Park City Hall #SLP12-BBC Fee: $15/person (includes instruction and $15 gift certificate for beer brewing supplies) Fall Recreation Brochure 2012

WINE SEMINARS This is a great opportunity to hone your wine skills and enjoy a fun evening out with friends. Seminars are offered in conjunction with Central Park Liquor in Spring Lake Park and held at Broadway Pizza in the lower level at 8298 University Avenue in Fridley. You gain knowledge about food pairings with wines as offered by the featured presenter. Cheese, crackers, and fruit will be served and there will also be chocolates to pair with the reds. If you’ve never paired chocolate with a red wine, you’re in for a treat! Pre-registration is required through Spring Lake Park Recreation Dept. no later than one week prior to each seminar. All participants must be 21 years and older. Orders received at the seminars will be specially discounted for these events and available for store pickup the following Tuesday.

Taste of the Holidays This event features more than 50 liquor, wine and beer products. As you enter, you will be given a glass and a booklet to help guide you around the room where you will sample products and speak with liquor industry reps. Special discounts will be applied to orders submitted that evening. Thursday, Nov 8 6 PM #SLP12-WINE1 Broadway Pizza - Fridley Fee: $25/ person (includes product samples and appetizers)

Girls Night Out Tonight is all about the girls! Get your girlfriends and plan for evening of fun. Enjoy a little wine sampling, some appetizers and the opportunity to visit a variety of vendors offering products to enhance your life. Vendors will include Scentsy, Pure Romance, Avon, Norwex, Spring Lake Park Recreation, home décor, skin care, jewelry, massage and more! Saturday, Nov 10 6 PM #SLP12-WINE2 Broadway Pizza - Fridley $15/person (includes wine samples, appetizers, vendors and prize drawings)


NEW! CREATING A FRUIT BOUQUET Would you like to have a beautiful fruit bouquet as the centerpiece for your next entertainment event but can’t afford one on your budget? No problem! Learn to make these delightful, edible focal points and it will quickly become your signature dish at all your gatherings! This is a hands-on class. Please make sure to bring a box and plastic bag to transport your finished product home. Supply fee of $20 cash to be paid to instructor Peggy Decker at class. Register by 9/27/12. Thursday, Oct 4 7-9 PM #SLP12-FRUIT Spring Lake Park City Hall Kitchen Fee: $15/person for instruction (pre-registration required) Additional $20 cash materials fee due at class.

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YOUR RETIREMENT INCOME Optimize it. Protect it. Enjoy it. Grab a few appetizers and a beverage and get ready to learn! This workshop designed to help pre-retirees or recent retirees—those who plan to retire in the next five years or have done so within the past five—learn how to optimize, protect and enjoy their retirement savings. The fact is, saving money for retirement is only half the challenge. How you take your money out is as important as how you save it. This seminar helps participants understand the importance of: Creating a personalized income distribution strategy that addresses their time horizon, needs and goals; available options to provide a guaranteed income for life; growing assets for near- and long -term gain. Instructor is Kevin Schwartz, Thrivent Financial. Register by 9/11/12. Tuesday, Sept 18 7-8 PM #SLP12-RET SLP City Hall Fee: $5/person (includes seminar instruction, materials, appetizers and beverages)

LEAVING A LEGACY What Every Senior Should Know About Estate Planning Join Attorney Chuck Roulette and discover how to make sure your wishes are carried out exactly as you want. Even if you have an estate plan or a living trust, new laws and often overlooked items make this a must-attend workshop. You won’t hear a bunch of legal mumbo jumbo, just straight talk. Subjects covered will include the differences between a will and a trust, what probate is and how it works, planning for incapacity, long term care planning, estate taxes and leaving a real legacy. Enjoy a continental breakfast while learning all about estate planning with plenty of time for questions and answers. Preregistration required by 10/8/12. Tuesday, Oct 16 9-10:30 AM #SLP12-F-LEGACY SLP City Hall Fee: $5/person (includes seminar, materials and continental breakfast)

KEEPING YOUR MEMORY STRONG Brain cells work together and depend on each other to enable us to make sense of the world around us, produce thoughts, act purposefully, and create and keep memories. But as we get older, the nerve cells in our brains begin to degrade. Thankfully, memory loss and a decrease in mental acuity are not an inevitable fact of life.. Page 18

Even for those of us who haven’t yet reached our golden years, there are steps we can take – at any age – to help keep our minds sharp and memory intact now and as we grow older. Jill Agyekum, Coordinator of the Family Caregiver Connection of Anoka County will conduct a seminar offering many ways you can keep your memory strong and improve your memory skills. Enjoy a continental breakfast during the presentation. Pre-register by 10/10/12. Wednesday, Oct 17 10-11 AM #SLP12-MEMORY SLP City Hall Fee: $5/person (includes seminar, materials a continental breakfast)

MN SAFETY COUNCIL DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASSES 55+ Spring Lake Park Recreation is proud to be offering Defensive Driving Classes through the Minnesota Safety Council and taught by the retired Chief of the State Highway Patrol, Anne Beers. You will be very pleased with the quality and great learning experience of these classes. Classes are held at SLP City Hall, 1301 81st Avenue NE, Spring Lake Park. Please include your driver’s license number when registering. Limit 35. Pre-registration required. Classes fill quickly and pre-registration with payment is required. 8 hour Courses - $21.00/person This course is required for all adults 55 and over who wish to receive a minimum discount of 10 percent on their automobile insurance. Once you have completed the eight hour course, you must take a 4 hour refresher course every 3 years to maintain your discount. Sessions: Monday & Wednesday, October 8 & 10, 2012 6-10 p.m. 4 hour Refresher Courses - $19.00/person Every three years, you are required to take the 4 hour refresher course in order to maintain your discounted automobile insurance. Sessions: Monday September 17, 2012 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Tuesday October 30, 2012 9 - 1 p.m.

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CALIFORNIA WINTER FLY-AWAY TOUR January 20-February 3, 2013 Trip will include two nights in Las Vegas, NV (side trips during the day with the 2 evenings on your own), 3 nights in Palm Springs CA, 4 nights in San Diego area, and Phoenix, AZ. Some of the places we'll visit are Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Death Valley National Park, Palm Springs Scenic Tramway, Balboa Park in San Diego, whale watching (prime time), harbor cruise, guided tours through-out the trip, all-suite accommodations in San Diego and so much more! There will be lots of day outings, fun activities and SURPRISES along the way. This is a great time to get-away from the Minnesota winter and enjoy the sunshine. Airfare into Las Vegas and returning from Phoenix as well as airport transfers will be included along with deluxe travel insurance, great accommodations, many meals, deluxe Riley Bus Service coach transportation and MORE! The detailed flyer for this tour will be available in August.


Cemetery, have time at the Smithsonian museums, and enjoy a beautiful cruise on the Potomac River.

CANADIAN ATLANTIC MARITIMES Nova Scotia-Prince Edward Island-New Brunswick September 7-22, 2013 (Tentative dates) We will fly to Toronto or Ottawa where our deluxe Riley motorcoach will meet us to begin our adventure. We’ll begin with travel through Canada and tour the provinces of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Quebec and Ontario. Some of the areas and activities we will visit include Peggy’s Cove, Cape Breton Island, Halifax, Prince Edward Island touring, the Reversing Falls, Baie Ste. Catherine Whale Watching, Historic Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa, Niagara Falls and more! We arrive into the USA in Maine and visit Acadia National Park. We return to Minnesota on our coach. You will need a passport for this tour. This tour will be packed with great fantastic sight-seeing and activities and will FILL FAST.

March 17-28, 2013

BRANSON HOLIDAY TOUR November 20-25, 2013

This springtime tour begins as we travel to NYC via deluxe motorcoach where you’ll enjoy the highlights of New York City with a knowledgeable local guide, visit Ellis Island, see a Broadway play and so much more! Then it’s off to Washington D.C. making a couple of stops along the way. Once in D.C. you’ll learn all about our Nation’s Capital from a licensed tour guide. You will see all the monuments, visit Arlington

Branson is a great place to celebration the brilliance of the holiday season! You’ll enjoy three nights at the lovely Holiday Inn Express in Branson. You will delight in seeing six shows including Daniel O’Donnell, the Brett Family, the Rankin Brothers and more. We'll enjoy the beautiful Festival of Lights drive-thru park and make other stops in and around Branson. More details to come.

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Sit back and relax with a cup of coffee and treat while you hear all about the upcoming 2013 Extended Tours planned and escorted by the Spring Lake Park Recreation Department. At the Travel Show, detailed tour flyers will be distributed and registrations will be accepted with deposits to hold space on the tour. Tour planner and escort, Sharie Linke, will cover all aspects of the SLP Tour Program including the Deluxe Travel Insurance which is included on ALL extended tours. The following four long tours are planned for 2013. In addition to these tours, there will be another two shorter trips offered as well. The Travel Show is FREE but please give us a call at 763-792-7201 to reserve your spot at the show as space is limited.

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All the extended tours and outings offered by Spring Lake Park Recreation Department are solely planned and escorted by experienced SLP Recreation Dept. staff. We do not use an outside tour company when planning these activities. Pick up is at Spring Lake Park City Hall, 1301 81st Avenue NE only. For day trips and extended tours alike, you can always park your vehicle safety in the City Hall lot. We do ask that you park along the curb on the east side of the lot to facilitate people doing business at the City Hall building.

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REGISTRATION PROCEDURES For Extended Tours — in order to be considered registered you are required to complete a registration form and submit your deposit. For Day Outings — you should complete your registration form and submit it with your full payment. Anyone can hold a spot on a tour or outing for 72 hours by calling the Rec. office at 763-792-7201. Payment needs to made within 3 business days of the reservation. For outings — refunds are not guaranteed after the registration deadline. Absolutely no refunds for outings 72 hours prior to event unless there is a waiting list. Payment is accepted with check or cash. Unfortunately we don't accept credit cards at this time. Please contact the Recreation Dept. at 763-792-7201 if you need further information.

TURBINES AND WINGS Wednesday, September 19


We begin our day with a tour of the Sherco Generating Plant in Becker. Retired Xcel Energy employees share their knowledge and experiences working at the plant. Begin with a film of the history and overall operations followed by a walking tour of some of the accessible areas. See the huge turbines and get a better understanding of how the electricity is generated. (No cameras or open toed shoes allowed) There will be some steps to climb. Then we head over to Emma Krumbees Restaurant where you'll enjoy a hearty lunch which includes a piece of Emma's famous pie. After lunch, we're off to the Anoka County Regional Airport for a great tour. You'll visit several hangars that house operational facilities, Key Air which houses the Air Link facilities, see and hear the control tower in action from the observation area and have time to visit the Golden Wings Air Museum which houses a variety of classic airplanes. Moderate walking. Deadline for registering is 9/12/12. Wednesday, Sept 19, 9:15 AM-4:30 PM $47/person (includes admissions, lunch, coach & SLP escort) #SLP12-T&W

Sit back and relax as we enjoy a special fourhour trip from Harriet Island, St. Paul, up river through Lock and Dam #1 into Minneapolis and back. Lively banjo music and spectacular scenery will entertain you along the way — hopefully we'll even have some autumn colors. Enjoy plenty of sightseeing and historical narration and pass through one of America's deepest locks. Save room for a big lunch of Roasted turkey breast with dressing, mashed potatoes with gravy, relish tray, salad, rolls and coffee. This outing will fill fast. Registration deadline is 9/28/12. Thursday, Oct 11, 10 AM-3:45 PM $56/person (includes lunch, cruise, coach transportation & SLP escort) #SLP12-LOCK

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We'll spend the day enjoying some of Wisconsin's finest providers of adult "spirits". We'll tour and sample at the 45th Parallel Spirits in New Richmond. You'll learn about the distilling process and sample some of their fine products such as 45th Parallel Vodka and Midwest Gin. We'll also sample some wine at Rivers Bend Winery and visit Leinenkugal Brewery in Chippewa Falls where you'll take their tour and sample what's on tap at the beautiful Leinie Lodge. Enjoy some snacks and games on the bus and an included buffet lunch. You must be over 21 years of age and have a valid ID to participate in this tour. Moderate walking required. Register by 10/10/12. Saturday, Oct 20, 9 AM-6 PM $52/person (includes tours, tastings, lunch, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages on bus, coach transportation, & SLP escort) #SLP12-SPIRIT

While the guys are out hunting deer, the ladies will be doing a little "indoor hunting" for BARGAINS of course. A full day of fun is planned. We’ll start out at the Northwoods Boutique in Edina – a wonderful seasonal boutique offering of a variety of handmade items. Then we’re off to an included lunch. We will make a another stop (or two) along the way as we travel to Mora to visit the Crazy Ladies House where we’ll end with a shopping this very unique store, a bonfire, s’mores and other refreshments. Moderate walking. Register by 10/26/12 Saturday, Nov 3, 9:30 AM-4 PM $45/person (includes coach transportation, lunch, treats & SLP escort) #SLP12-SHOP

A PERFECT WEDDING AT OLD LOG THEATER Wednesday, October 24 After arriving at the Old Log Theater we’ll enjoy a delicious luncheon in the Terrace Dining Room. When registering, please choose one of the following entrees: lemon artichoke chicken breast, smoked pork chop, walleye, beef stroganoff or vegetarian lasagna. After lunch enjoy “The Perfect Wedding”, a riotous comedy about a man who wakes up on the morning of his wedding with a dreadful hangover, a bump on his head and a stranger in his bed. This sets off a chain of comic disasters, lame excuses and false confessions, leaving everyone in the wedding party hopelessly befuddled and the audience aching with laughter. It’s a nonstop, delirious comedy and touching love story. Register by 10/16/12. Wednesday, Oct 24, 11 AM-5 PM Fee: $47/person (includes lunch, play, coach transportation & SLP escort) #SLP12-WEDDING Fall Recreation Brochure 2012

BYE BYE BIRDIE AT CHANHASSEN Wednesday, November 7 We begin our outing with a delicious lunch in the main theater at Chanhassen with your choice of entrée. Then sit back and enjoy this classic musical "Bye Bye Birdie". When Elvis-like rock & roll star Conrad Birdie is about to be inducted into the Army, the teen nation is united by a national publicity contest where Birdie will bid a typical American teenage girl goodbye with an allAmerican kiss live on the Ed Sullivan Show. Kim MacAfee of Sweet Apple, Ohio wins the honor and all the telephones in her town are ringing off the hook. When Birdie arrives in Sweet Apple people of all ages begin to swoon and the entire town is reeling. A satire done with the fondest affection.The imaginative musical score includes such hits as: “Going Steady,” “Put On A Happy Face,“Telephone Hour,” “A Lot of Livin’ To Do” and “Kids.” Bye Bye Birdie and its theme of parents and teens will still resonate with audiences of today! Please indicate in advance if you cannot do stairs. Register by 10/7/12 Wednesday, Nov 7 10:30 AM-4:30 PM $69/person (includes lunch, play, coach transportation & SLP tour escort) #SLP12-BBB


A “SPIRITED” TOUR AND TASTING Winery, Distillery & Brewery Saturday, October 20

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CHRISTMAS AT CHANHASSEN Wednesday, December 19

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Upon arrival at Chanhassen Dinner Theater, enjoy a delicious lunch with your choice of entrée in the Inglenook Dining Room. After lunch we make our way to the Fireside Theater where you’ll enjoy excellent seats in this intimate theater. Enjoy this original revue performed by the talented Chanhassen actors and musicians, filled with holiday treasures, jazzy treats and Season's Greetings! It’s a perfect way to enjoy all the festive music of this joyful season. Register by 11/18/12. Wednesday, Dec 19 10:30 AM-4:30 pm $59/person (includes lunch, performance, coach transportation & SLP escort) #SLP12-CHRISTMAS BETTE MIDLER proudly presents the most OUTRAGEOUSLY FUN musical on Broadway:

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT! Sunday, January 13, 2013

This spectacular show tells the story of three best friends on the wildest road trip ever. With over 500 dazzling costumes and a hit parade of dance-floor favorites including “It’s Raining Men” and “I Will Survive," PRISCILLA promises the two happiest hours on Broadway! Plus, it's got a great story about standing up for your friends and being true to yourself. So get a group together... glam it up... and ENJOY THE RIDE! Tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please call the Recreation Dept. for more information. Deadline for purchasing tickets is 12/12/12. Call-ins are not accepted. NO TRANSPORTATION IS NOT PROVIDED FOR THIS EVENT. Sunday, Jan 13, 1 PM $80/ticket (Main Floor Center); $75/ticket (Main Floor Left or Right close to aisle) – seating chart available #SLP12-PRISCILLA

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 We start our day off with an included lunch at a Kieren's Pub in Minneapolis. Then we're off to the beautiful Guthrie Theater where you'll enjoy center section seats in the McGuire Proscenium Stage. The production of "Other Desert Cities". Winner of the 2012 Drama League Award and Tony Award nominee for Best Play, Other Desert Cities was hailed by The New York Times as “the best new play on Broadway” and “funny, fierce and immensely entertaining” by the New York Daily News. Brooke Wyeth returns home to Palm Springs to celebrate Christmas with her parents, brother and aunt. But when she announces she’s going to publish a memoir, a crucial event in the family’s history is brought to light, a chapter they don’t want reopened. Featuring Guthrie favorite Sally Wingert, Other Desert Cities charges the family dynamic with banter that dazzles and decimates, making it one of the most satisfying grown-up plays of the decade. You can expect some frank language as you might expect when dealing with interpersonal family dynamics. Please indicate any accessibility needs you may have when registering. Registration deadline 2/6/2013. Wednesday, March 6, 10:45 AM-4:00 pm $69/person (includes lunch, performance, coach transportation & SLP escort) #SLP13-DESERT

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CLUB 55 CARDS - Free!


Join your friends and neighbors every Thursday afternoon for 500, refreshments and social time.

Certified Aerobic Instructor Vicki Schulte instructs a weekly low impact aerobics, stretching and toning class designed JUST FOR SENIORS!! Pre-registration is NOT required, however, fee is payable upon arrival at class. Wednesdays, Sept-May 9:30-10:30 AM SLP City Hall Fee: $1.50/person/time (payable at class)

WHEN: Thursdays, 1-3 p.m. (year-round) WHERE: SLP City Hall FEE: Free!

FREE SENIOR BINGO Every second and fourth Monday of the month enjoy BINGO at the Spring Lake Park City Hall! There’s no charge to have fun and maybe win a prize. 2 & 4th Mondays, Sept-May 1-3 PM No registration required.

Spring Lake Park Recreation Department REGISTRATION INFORMATION The Spring Lake Park Recreation Department accepts registration by mail or in person at the Recreation Office, 1301 81st Avenue NE, Spring Lake Park, MN 55432. Registrations may be dropped off during regular business hours or placed in the night depository located on the left hand side of the inside double doors. All registrations must be accompanied by cash or check. Unfortunately we don't accept credit or debit cards at this time. Please include a completed registration form along with your payment. SPRING LAKE PARK RECREATION DEPARTMENT REGISTRATION FORM To register, please complete the form below and send it along with your check. NAME (S)_____________________________________________________ PHONE __________________________ ADDRESS _____________________________________________________________________________________ CITY _______________________ EMAIL ADDRESS: __________________________________________________ ACTIVITY _______________________


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DATE _____________ COST ____________

Class # ______________________

Driver's License # ___________________________________ Required only if registering for Driving Class

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** Please let us know IN ADVANCE if you have any special needs, i.e. using a walker, can't climb stairs, etc. ______________________________

Date Rec’d ________ By ________

Please make checks payable to: SLP Recreation Return form & check to: Spring Lake Park Recreation Dept. 1301 81st Avenue NE - Spring Lake Park, MN 55432

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Recreation activities for youth, adults, seniors and family