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SPRING GUIDE 2018


TABLE OF CONTENTS Township Programs / Classes Preschool (3-6 years) Enrichment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4,5 Fitness & Movement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

Youth (6-17 years) Fitness & Movement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

Family (All Ages) Highlights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

Adults Enrichment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8, 9

LETTER from the

TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE Happy New Year! With the New Year, comes new resolutions. The Westfield Washington Township office has a resolution to enjoy nature and our parks more this year and hope that you will too. Remember to like our Facebook page to stay in the loop on all the new happenings in Westfield Washington Township. Sign up for 56 Square and receive our monthly newsletter on everything going on within the 56 square miles of Westfield.

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As always, please feel free to contact me with questions or comments. We always appreciate your feedback. Stay warm!

Community Ads Open Doors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Student Impact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Noblesville Parks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 David Weekley Homes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Sincerely,

Westfield in Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Melt the Trail 5k . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Cool Creek Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Westfield Fire Department . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Deborah Minth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

Danielle Carey Tolan, Westfield Washington Township Trustee

OPEN DOORS MISSION

Open Doors of Washington Township is an expression of the ministry of Jesus Christ in our community to assist individuals with their physical and spiritual needs. Open Doors is a 100% Volunteer-Servic Organization, no paid employees, staff, or board members

Donate Now to Help put Food on the Tables of the Food-Insecure in our Community  Send check to: Open Doors, PO Box 196 Westfield, IN 46074 or by using the web; www.OpenDoorsWestfield.org and following the Donate Now Instructions. Open Doors is a 501(c)(3) organization established for charitable purposes. Your gift is tax deductible as allowed by law.

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REGISTRATION INFORMATION Online

Mail/Walk-In

Website westfieldwashingtontwp.us

Westfield Washington Township Offices 1549 East Greyhound Pass | Carmel, IN 46032 Office Hours: Monday-Friday  9 -4 Phone: (317) 574-9490

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For all Westfield Washington Township Classes:

How-to-Read Our Course Information

Registration Deadline is 7 days prior to each class. Course Title Ages

Mission Statement

Description

Educate. Advocate. Collaborate.

Fees

We will provide superior, reliable municipal services for the benefit of our citizens. We aim to be good stewards of both public resources and our natural environment as we embrace our heritage and yet recognize and act on opportunities to enhance the future quality of life in our community.

Vision Statement

We aspire to be a customer-centered organization through innovation and sustainability.

Staff

Markine Sipes  Investigator Kristin White  Education Director Terri Wolf  Office Manager

Park Advisory Council Martin Kirkwood | Dawn Knight Dave Mueller | Jim Peyton Norm Springer | Danielle Carey Tolan

No of classes

Wild and Wacky Summer Fun

Ages 3-5. Join us for 4 fun filled days of summer camp with days of arts and crafts, water activities, games and outdoor activities. Dress for the occasion, and be prepared to get dirty and have a great time. Min 10/Max 15 Location $70 4 classes WTO Lower T-F 1:00pm-4:00pm July 7-10 7152.401

Day(s) of Week

Time Class Meets

Dates

Course Number

Abbreviations Days: M = Monday

Th = Thursday

Su = Sunday

T = Tuesday W = Wednesday F = Friday

Skill Level:

B

= Beginner

A

= Advanced

Sa = Saturday

I

= Intermediate

Township Advisory Board David Gill | Gary Southerland | Carl Steele

PROGRAM LOCATIONS  WTO Township Office 1549 East Greyhound Pass • Carmel 46032      WTO Lower

Lower Level: Take ramp towards back of building.  

     WTO Main

Main Level: Enter through front entrance.

  VF Clubhouse

Upper Level Village Farms • 453 Greyhound Pass • Carmel 46032

  MacGregor Park 

21105 MacGregor Park Road • Westfield 46074

 WWPL 

333 West Hoover Street • Westfield 46074

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ENRICHMENT Preschool Preschool Enrichment Class Requirements

Ages 3-5. Children MUST be potty trained and be able to follow directions and participate in small group setting without a parent. Doors will be open 10 minutes prior to class. No make-up for canceled classes or missed classes. Kids will receive a snack and drink. $12 1 Class WTO Lower Min 6/Max 12

Mad Scientist Calling all mad scientist! Your child will explore the complex world of science in the simplest way. They will experiment with water, magnets, measuring and slime, just to mention a few. Send them prepared to get messy. F 1 - 2:30 p.m. March 2 4182.101

Animal Adventure Calling all wild animal lovers… Why do animals camouflage themselves? Where do they live? What do they eat? Come to the parks department to find out. It will be a jungle in here. M 9:15 - 10:45 a.m. March 5 4182.102

ABC -123 Come and have fun with the world of letters and numbers. Your child will countdown for an alphabet hunt. They will make a craft and have an alphabet snack. They will never believe how much fun learning their ABC’s and numbers can be. Come find out! TH 9:15 - 10:45 a.m. March 8 4182.103

Construction Zone Your little handyman will use their creativity to build at Washington Township Parks and Recreation. They will have fun building with the tools that construction workers use every day. They will sue Lincoln Logs, Legos, K’nex, nuts, bolts, gears, and much, much more. They can even build your own snack. M 1 - 2:30 p.m. March 19 4182.104

Spring Is In The Air

Bunnies and Bees Hop on over to see us. Your child will discover all the exciting creatures that are coming out in the sunshine and warmth this time of the year. They will learn the importance of those bees that are buzzing around. What kind of snack can those bees prepare for us? Th 1 - 2:30 p.m. March 29 4182.107

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s… Boys and girls come dressed as your favorite super hero. Your child will show off their super powers with their creativity. Come join the adventure. WOW POW ZAM!!! W 1 - 2:30 p.m. April 11 4182.108

Ahoy Mates Calling all pirates! There is a treasure hunt going on at the Parks Department. We need all the pirates we can get to find the X that marks the spot. Th 9:15 - 10:45 a.m. April 12 4182.109

Shapes of All Sizes Your child will explore patterns, building, and matching all sorts of shapes and colors. Can they find a shape, big or little, that is their favorite color? M 1 - 2:30 p.m. April 16 4182.110

Earth Day Learn about the importance of recycling and our environment. Your child will use a variety of recycled materials to create some art work to take home. This is a great way to use their imagination while helping to save the environment. W 9:15 - 10:45 a.m. April 18 4182.111

Choose Kind Is your child always happy, silly, or excited? Bring them to this class to learn about managing feelings and emotions. They will feel the joy in treating others with kindness. Your Child will have so much fun and leave here happy. T 1 - 2:30 p.m. April 24 4182.112

Dino Days

Discover the wonders of spring right here at the parks department. Explore bugs, flowers, and all the changes in the weather. Your child will go outside to hear, smell, feel and see the changes in the air. W 9:15 - 10:45 a.m. March 21 4182.105

Your child can be a paleontologist today. They will be digging up bones, discovering fossils and creating their very own keepsake to take home. Sign up today before this class goes extinct. F 9:15 - 10:45 a.m. April 27 4182.113

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

A Day At The Zoo

How do caterpillars become something beautiful? Your child will be amazed at the beautiful butterflies that they will create. We will read about a very hungry caterpillar. They will get a snack but “they will still be hungry” just as the caterpillar was. T 9:15 - 10:45 a.m. March 27 4182.106

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Your child will have a fun filled day exploring zoo animals. DO NOT FEED THE ANIMALS, but we will give the kids a snack. So, if your child likes lions, tigers or bears join us for the fun. W 9:15 - 10:45 a.m. May 2 4182.114

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ENRICHMENT Preschool Up, Up And Away Come fly with us…Children will learn all about kites, planes, helicopters and other things that fly, even birds. The kids will make their very own flying device to take home. M 1 - 2:30 p.m. May 7 4182.115

Are You My Mother Who is your mother? Is it a bird or a lion? Your child will learn about moms and babies and who belongs to whom. They will have fun matching babies with their moms and finding out just what the babies are called. TH 1 - 2:30pm May 10 4182.116

Oodles Of Noodles Cooked noodles, raw noodles and pool noodles, your child will use noodles to discover science, math and art. This will be oodles of fun!! T 9:15 - 10:45 a.m. May 15 4182.117

I Spy Don’t forget your detective skills! Kids will need them in the search for missing items. Enjoy a mystery snack, games and a craft. F 9:15 - 10:45 a.m. May 18 4182.118

Nature Buddies Ages 2-6. Over the path and through the woods to MacGregor Park you’ll go. Bring your children outside to unplug and play in Nature. Take time to discover spring on a short nature walk. We will read a story and do a nature craft. In case of inclement weather check out our Facebook page @ Westfield Washington Township. Or call 317-574-9490 ext 4. Free 1 class MacGregor Park Th 1 - 2 p.m. Apr 26 4182.401

Storytimes at WWPL No registration required. Toddlers: Mondays at 10:30 AM and Tuesdays at 11:15 AM Preschool: Mondays at 1:00 PM and Tuesdays at 10:15 AM Baby Love: Thursdays at 10:30AM

Little Gardeners Ages 2-5. Each week of gardening and eco-friendly activities will include the sequential steps to beginning a garden for your home. $22 1 class/ $107 series MacGregor Park M 10 - 11 a.m. April 2- May 21 4182.402

Wee Play Ages 1-5. Toddlers love to play! They love social interaction with other children and they love to explore new surroundings. Wee Play allows you and your little ones to meet new friends. Each toddler hour has a new theme for your child to learn and explore about a new topic. Parent with Child. Min 5/Max 22 $4 1 class WTO Lower Lucky Day To Play T 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. March 20 4182.301 Dino Days W 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. April 25 4182.302 Wee Play Outdoors Free 1 class Quaker Park Th 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. May 17 4182.303

Book Buddies with Barnes and Noble-Carmel On Tuesdays, March 6, April 10, and May 1 join Mrs. White at 10:00am for a story hour with a surprise guest. Check out our Facebook page each month to find out who the mystery reader is going to be. @WestfieldWashingtonTownship FREE Barnes and Noble, 14790 Greyhound Pass

FITNESS & MOVEMENT Preschool My First Tumbling

Tumbling

Ages 2-4 with Adult. This is a great way to introduce your child to gymnastics. Participants will learn the correct way to tumble while working on their balance and form. They will all get a chance to work the balance beam and trampoline and will learn to take turns.  This is a great chance to socialize and introduce them to the sport.  Please wear socks and tennis shoes to class, but may remove them for the class. Min 5/Max 8 $57 6 weeks WTO Lower * No Class 3/16 or 4/6 F 11:15 - 11:45 a.m. March 2 – April 20*  4182.201 $57 6 weeks WWPL F 11:45 - 12:15 p.m. April 27 – June 1 4182.202

Ages 3-6. This is a very innovative program that teaches basic fundamental skills needed to be successful in gymnastics, cheer or even sports. The focus is on learning rolls and jumps, while also developing strength and balance. Terminology, poise, and rhythm are also included in the curriculum. Instructors will help parents teach to the child’s ability in order for each child to be challenged and learn properly. Min 5/Max 8 $57 6 weeks WTO F 12:15 - 1 p.m. April 27- June 1 4182.204

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ENRICHMENT Youth & Family

Preschool My First Dance Class

Safe Sitter®

Ages 2-5. This is a great way to introduce your child to dance with the comfort of attending with a parent. Participants will learn and complete several fun movement songs. We will complete a warm-up, take a turn on the balance beam and trampoline, play games, and much more. Family and friends will be invited to watch the last 10 minutes of the final class so participants can perform what they learned. Parents are always welcome in class! Children should wear socks and tennis shoes, although we will sometimes remove them and go barefoot. $52 6 weeks WTO Lower * No Class 3/16 or 4/6            F 9:30 - 10 a.m. March 2 - April 20* 4182.501 $52 6 weeks WWPL F 10:30 - 11 a.m. April 27- June 1 4182.502

Ages 11-13. Safe Sitter® is a medically accurate childcare curriculum that gives young adolescents the skills to be safe, nurturing babysitters. Mrs. White will teach important life skillsbusiness, medical, and safe habits- in this high quality course. Babysitters are responsible for the lives of the children they are watching. It is vital that all babysitters know how to keep children safe and how to respond in any emergency. Graduates will receive a Safe Sitter® certification. Please bring a sack lunch. These class fills up quick, so don’t delay! Min 6/Max 12 $50 1 Class WTO Lower W 9 a.m -3 p.m. May 30 6182.301 Th 12:30 - 6 p.m. May 31 6182.302 F 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. June 1 6182.303

Hip-Hop Ages 3-6. This is a great way to introduce your child to hip hop or continue to build on skills from previous classes. Participants will learn skills such as turns, rhythms, jumps, and memorization. They will get a chance each week to learn a routine, play fun games that correlate to hip hop and even take a turn on the trampoline. Family and friends will be invited to watch the last 10 minutes of the final class so participants can perform what they learned. Parents are always welcome in class. Children should wear tennis shoes. $52 6 weeks WTO Lower * No Class 3/16 or 4/6 F 10:30 - 11 a.m. March 2- April 20* 4182.505

Ballet Ages 3-6. This is a great way to introduce your child to ballet or continue to build on skills from previous classes. Participants will learn intro level ballet skills such as positions, floor and barre movements, and terminology. Ballerinas will gain confidence, grace, poise, and further develop better balance and posture. They will get a chance each week to learn a routine, play fun games that correlate to ballet, and even take a turn on the floor beam. Family and friends will be invited to watch the last 10 minutes of the final class so participants can perform what they learned. Parents are always welcome in class. Children should wear ballet shoes. $52 6 weeks WTO Lower * No Class 3/16 or 4/6            F 10 - 10:30 a.m. March 2- April 20* 4182.503 $52 6 weeks WWPL F 11 - 11:30 a.m. April 27- June 1 4182.504

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Ages 11-13. Become a Safe Sitter®. Learn the skills, knowledge, and attitudes to be a safe babysitter! For more information contact the Children’s services or Teen Services Department. Student contract & parent permission slip must be signed to participate. Cost $55, due on the day of class. Scholarships available based on need. Please bring a sack lunch. $55 1 class WWPL * Contact WWPL for more info S 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. March 3 S 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. April 21

Ballet Theatre of Carmel presents: “Scenes from Swan Lake” All ages welcome. Children will hear the story of Odette, the princess who has been turned into a swan, before watching excerpts of Ballet Theatre of Carmel’s upcoming production of Swan Lake. Children may participate in a beginning dance class and enjoy photo opportunities with the BTC dancers in their beautiful costumes. Free WWPL M 6:30 p.m. April 30

TEENS:

WWPL Anime’ Manga Club: Mondays at 3 p.m. Gaming Corner: Wednesdays at 3 p.m. Friday Fun (Games, drop-in crafts, movies, coloring, and other fun!): Fridays at 3 p.m. Teen Advisory Group: May 22 at 3 p.m.

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ENRICHMENT Youth & Family Westfield Washington Public Library Programs CoderDojo at the WWPL (Coding Classes for children in Grades K-6)

Explore coding as a team of problem solvers. Grades K-2 will practice Scratch Jr. Grades 3-6 will practice Scratch. Preregistration is recommended. Free WWPL T 6 p.m. March 27, April 24 W 4:30 p.m. March 28, April 25 STEAM IT UP!

Children in grades 2-6. FREE WWPL Wednesday, March 7 at 4:30 p.m.: “Electricity: Little Bits & Squishy Circuits” Wednesday, April 11 at 4:30 p.m.: “Ozobots” Beginning Writers’ Club

Children in grades 1-4.For creative writers with tales to tell. Meet and discuss writing topics and share your stories FREE WWPL Thursdays, March 15 and April 19 at 4:30 p.m.

Intermediate Writers’ Club

Children in grades 5-8. For creative writers interested in honing their plotlines, settings, characters, and descriptions. Come discuss these topics and write with us! FREE WWPL Thursdays, March 8 and April 12 at 4:30 p.m.. Terrific Tuesday LEGOs

Free WWPL All ages welcome. Tuesday, April 3 from 3:00 PM to 7:30 PM (Drop in anytime). “Bored” Gaming Day

Tabletop games. Free WWPL All ages welcome. Wednesday, April 4 from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Drop in anytime).

Beginning Gardening Ages 6-12. Each week of gardening and eco-friendly activities will include the sequential steps to beginning a garden for your home. By delivering into the science of nature, participants develop a deeper understanding and compassion or the world we live in. $22 1 class/$107 for the series Macgregor Park M 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. April 2-May 21 5182.301

ENRICHMENT Adults First Monday Speaker Series at the WWPL

Book Clubs at the WWPL

Join us at the library on the first Monday every month and hear speakers from our community and nearby communities, speaking on a wide variety of subjects. FREE 1 class WWPL M 6:30 p.m. March 5 MakerSpaces — Kim Brand, Entrepreneur and Adjunct Lecturer in Informatics and Computing at IUPUI M 6:30 p.m. April 2 Home Orangizing, Photos and Heirlooms – Cindy Garloch, Organization Expert M 6:3 p.m. May 7 Self-Publishing – Adra Young, Author of “The Misfits”

Please call the Adult Reference desk at the Westfield Washington Public Library 317-896-9391 • WWPL Book Group 3rd Wednesday of the month at 1:00 PM • Mystery Book Group 1st Wednesday of the month at 1:00 PM

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Bingo Brunch at the WWPL

In conjunction with the Friends of Westfield Library

333 Hoover Street Join us for Bingo, lunch, and prizes! 1st Thursday of the month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pre-registration required. Register online through Eventbrite, or call us at 317-896-9391. Early Bird Registration $10 Regular Registration $12 Sponsored by Maple Park Village

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ENRICHMENT Adults CPR Classes

Vaping…What Parents Need To Know

Ages 18+.There is nothing more re-assuring than knowing what to do when an emergency occurs. This class will provide you with the information you need to assess a situation, perform CPR, use an AED, and other essential care for victims prior to the arrival of emergency professionals. All classes can be scheduled individually or as a combination class. For Questions, Please Call Cathy Nickels-Herndon 317501-1121 Min 5/Max 12 Adult & Pediatric CPR/AED and First Aid $107 1 class WTO Lower S 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. April 28 2182.301 Adult CPR/AED and First Aid $92 1 class WTO Lower S 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. April 28 2182.302 Pediatric CPR/AED and First Aid $97 1 class WTO Lower S 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. April 28 2182.303

Do you know the difference between a Blu, JUUL and Suorin Air? Most adults do not, but it might concern you that your teenager probably does.  If you are talking about cigarettes and other vaping devices with your child, you should probably build an understanding of the available products.  Teens see vaping as smoking without the negative side effects: no bad breath, no cigarette burns, less risk of cancer and other smoking-related diseases. There are, however, other risks associated with vaping.  Please join Smoke-free Hamilton County to learn more. Free 1 class WWPL M 6:30-7:30 p.m. March 19

Woodland Wildlife Wonders Who is crowing, whistling and scurrying in the woods? Providence Wildlife Rehabilitation will bring a variety of woodland creatures that you may be familiar with and some that are so secretive you may pass right by them. From tree tops to the woodland floor, we’ll be talking about some of our favorite woodland inhabitants. Free 1 class WWPL Th 4 - 5 p.m. March 15 8182.101

Birds of Prey Owls, Hawks, Falcons Oh My! Come learn more about the birds of prey you might see right here in Indiana. This educational session will introduce you to the different families of raptors and allow you to discover more about their size, color, feathers, hunting styles, beaks, talons and so much more. There will be touchable artifacts about these majestic animals and maybe a surprise guest. Come discover more about these native raptors and their habitats. Free 1 class WWPL Th 11 a.m. - noon April 26 8182.102

Owls Can owls really see in complete darkness? Do their heads really turn all the way around? How silently can owls really fly? Providence Wildlife Rehabilitation will be discussing the adaptions owls have developed to allow them to rule the night. Come meet live owls native to the state of Indiana and experience touchable natural artifacts. Free 1 class MacGregor Park Th 11 a.m. - noon May 24 8182.103

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PBS – Paper Bag Series! Ages 18+. Do you enjoy the PBS dramatic series featured on Masterpiece? Join us for this discussion group where we will talk about the latest episodes of popular dramatic series like Poldark and Victoria, while sharing lunch together. Bring a paper bag lunch or snack and share conversation and friendship with this informal group. Min 5/Max 15 FREE 1 class WWPL T 11:30 am-12:30pm – Every Third Tuesday of the Month

Spanish Ages 18+. Spanish is one of the most popular and useful languages to learn! This introductory course taught by Dr. Wilma Sukapdjo focuses on the basics of communicating in Spanish in a non-intimidating environment. Special emphasis will be placed on practical, everyday vocabulary, pronunciation, and conversation. No previous knowledge of Spanish is required. $92 8 weeks WTO Main M 6 - 7 p.m. March 5 – April 23 2182.304

French Ages 18+. Learn with Dr. Wilma Sukapdjo the language of French dating back to 1066, that brings words to us like ‘royal, corduroy, Leroy’. It is a language of nuances, double-entendres, and is used worldwide as a second or third language for communication. Learn how to pronounce the names of great Frenchmen such as Guy de Maupassant, Louis Braille, Conte de la Rochefoucauld as well as greeting, numbers and common expressions such as ‘savoir faire’. Learn the difference between Quebecois, Cajun, Haitian and Parisian French. Vive le francais. French $92 8 weeks WTO Main M 7 - 8 p.m. March 5 - April 23 2182.305

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ENRICHMENT Adults Italian Ages 18+. Ciao! Italian is based on Latin. You will learn from Dr. Wilma Sukapdjo the present tense, so as to be able to understand read and speak some basic sentences for fun or travel. We’ll study ‘gestures’ as well as grammar, because Italian’s speak with their hands! Mi piace il caffe. (I like coffee.)”Mi piace I’italiano.” “I like the Italian language.) You will enjoy this beautiful language of vowels – every sentence ends with a vowel! Come to learn and to speak! Ciao! $92 8 weeks WTO Main Th 6 - 7 p.m. March 8 – April 26 2182.306

German Ages 18+. Learn how many German words you already know, because our basic household words are from German. Learn Present and past tense of 25 common verbs and how to construct small sentences. Weekdays, seasons, months, numbers and learn about famous German People: composers, artists, scientist, writers, etc. Viel Spas! Frau Dr. Sukapdjo is ready to help you learn German. $92 8 weeks WTO Main Th 7 - 8 p.m. March 8 – April 26 2182.307

Medicare Made Clear Ages 55 “and Better”. Approximately 10,000 Americans turn 65 years old every day and become eligible to enroll in Medicare. But choosing Medicare coverage can sometimes seem difficult. This presentation will explain the basics of Medicare and the options for coverage available to Medicare beneficiaries. The class is open to anyone eligible or soon to be eligible for Medicare, or anyone with interest in learning more about how Medicare works. Min 6/Max 12 FREE 1 class WTO Main M 6 - 7 p.m. March 26 2182.308 M 6 - 7 p.m. May 14 2182.309

Is Alternative Healthcare For You? Ages: 18+. Supplements, vitamins, herbs, essential oils, acupuncture, and a whole collection of tools are available to help manage and maintain health. What are all these things? Should I use them? What should I watch out for? During this session, we will consider these resources and how to know if they are right for you or not. $17 1 class WTO Main T 6 - 7:30 p.m. March 13 2182.313 T 6 - 7:30 p.m. May 15 2182.314

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Understanding Your Social Security Benefits Ages 55 “and Better”. If you are a person who is pre-Social Security age or currently receiving your Social Security benefits, please plan on attending this free educational seminar about them and the impact they can have on your retirement years. Min 6/Max 15 Topics discussed will include: • How and when to apply for benefits • When is the best age to access your benefits? • Understanding your Social Security Benefit Statement • How to access beneficiary benefits • What impact will inflation have on your benefits? • How your Social Security Benefits are affected by other retirement income and other benefits supplied by the Social Security Administration FREE 1 class WTO Main T 6 - 7 p.m. March 20 2182.310 T 6 - 7 p.m. April 24 2182.311

AARP Tax-Aide Program Free In-Person Tax Preparation Service AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free tax prep to anyone of any age- especially if you are 50 or older and can’t afford tax preparation. Reservations required, 317-896-9391. Free WWPL F 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m Feb. 2 – April 13

Living Healthy in the Wellness Dimensions Ages 18+. As we strive to live a healthful life, understanding what wellness and the Wellness Dimensions are will allow you to plan for optimum health. During this workshop we’ll explore while person wellness through the Eight Dimensions of Health. We’ll also identify challenges to achieving wellness, and design strategies for successful healthy living. $22 1 class WTO Main Th 6 - 7:30 p.m. April 19 2182.315 Th 6 - 7:30 p.m. May 17 2182.316

Using Healthcare Services Wisely Today’s healthcare world can be pretty confusing; no one wants to make the wrong decisions as they manage their health. Through this workshop you will learn how to work more effectively with your healthcare provider. This includes determining when to seek medical services, becoming comfortable with asking questions, identifying the “right” resources for your needs, and how to sort through all the media messages that we see every day. $22 1 class WTO Main T 6 - 7:30 p.m. April 10 2182.317 T 6 - 7:30 p.m. May 22 2182.318

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ENRICHMENT Adults Ancestry Discovery Did you know the library has a free subscription to Ancestry © Library Edition that you can use? If you’re interested in tracing your family’s history, join us for this free class. Registration required. Contact the WWPL at 317-896-9391 to register. FREE 1 class WWPL S Noon - 2 p.m. March 10; April 14; May 12

Let’s Explore Food Labels Ages 18+. It starts with food – real food. Sorting through the information on a food label can be overwhelming. Many of us learned in school to read for the quantities of nutrients in the foods you eat, but today, it’s important to look at the quality of the foods you eat as well. In this workshop, we’ll take a fresh look at how to read food labels, what to look for, and what to avoid. $17 1 class WTO Main Th 6 - 7:30 p.m. April 12 2182.319 Th 6 - 7:30 p.m. May 10 2182.320

Let’s talk about depression, Anxiety, and Stress Ages 18+. Depression, anxiety, and stress disorders seem to be haunting many of our family members and friends. Perhaps you suspect that one of these conditions are affecting you. When is a bad day just a bad day? Isn’t stress and anxiety normal and unavoidable? Are medications really the only solutions to these challenges? Through three engaging workshops, we’ll explore depression, anxiety, and stress and identify effective strategies for achieving wholesome mental health. $17 1 class/$37 for the series WTO Main Depression Basics Th 6 - 8 p.m. March 15 2182.321 Identifying and Confronting Anxiety Th 6 - 8 p.m. March 22 2182.322 Stopping Stress from Swallowing You Th 6 - 8 p.m. March 29 2182.323

Demystifying Your Blood Test Results Cholesterol, HDL, LDL, Triglycerides, Blood Sugar…… all these numbers. What do the really mean? Most of us have been encouraged to have our blood screened at regular intervals to check for potential health concerns. Often when the results come in, our doctor tells us things look good, something is high or perhaps low. What does that really mean? This workshop will help you to better understand what these numbers mean, what “normal” levels are, and how you can maintain or improve your results. Min 5/Max 12 $17 1 class WTO Main T      6 - 7:30 p.m.         April 17                        2182.329

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Underground Railroad The director of Special Initiatives from DNR’s Indiana Division of Historic Preservation and Archeology, Jeannie R. Regan – Dinius will discuss Indiana’s role in the Underground Railroad. Share stories and suggestions for documenting the history of our county. Min 20/Max25 FREE 1 class WWPL W 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. March 14 8182.104

Sustainable Living Ages 18+. Each session is sequential to starting a garden at your home. Sessions include Garden Planning, Cold Game Construction, Composting Basics and Natural Pest Control. $42 1 class/ $107 for the series of 4 MacGregor Park F 5 - 7 p.m. April 13 & April 27 2182.324 F 5 - 7p.m. May 11 & May 25 2182.325

Stocks: The Nuts and Bolts Ages 16+. Teaches Basic information to help investors evaluate if stocks fit into their overall strategy. Discuss common vs. preferred stock, dividends, investment strategy and different ways to own stock. FREE 1 class WTO Main M 6 - 7:30 p.m. May 7 2182.326

Broadening Your Knowledge of Investing Ages 16+. Teaches types of investment available ranging from stocks and bonds to REITs, ETFs, and Mutual funds. The risks and suitability’s of different types of investments will be covered. FREE 1 class WTO Main M 6 - 7:30 p.m. March 12                     2182.327

Preparing Your Estate Plan Ages 55 "and Better”  It includes a basic overview of estate planning - account registration, beneficiary designation, will, trust, tax information, life insurance, and Transfer on Death. Min 2/Max 12 FREE 1 class WTO Main M 6 - 7:30 p.m. April 9  2182.328

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FITNESS & MOVEMENT Adults Balance & Strength

Yoga

Ages 40+. This is a new fitness class that incorporates the balance, grace, and strength of ballet. Using music from the early 1900’s through today, this class will tone your body, stretch your muscles, and help you move with fantastic freedom. This class emphasizes core strength, flexibility, and stamina by completing a warm-up, ballet movement exercises, and cool down exercises. You can expect to focus on the entire core postural muscles that keep your body strong, balanced, and fit. No dance experience is required. Participants should wear socks or ballet slippers (found at Kinney Dancewear). Mondays $30 3 classes VF Clubhouse *No class 3/12 M 1 - 1:45 p.m. March 5-26* 3182.410 WWPL M 1 - 1:45 p.m. May 7-21 3182.414 $40 4 classes WWPL M 1 - 1:45 p.m. April 9-30 3182.411 Wednesdays $30 3 classes WWPL *No class 3/14 W 1 - 1:45 p.m. March 7-28* 3182.412 W 1 - 1:45 p.m. April 11-25 3182.415 $50 5 classes WWPL W 1 - 1:45 p.m. May 2-30 3182.413

Ages 16+. Tone your muscles and calm your mind with Yoga! Designed for both beginner and the more experienced student, the class takes you through a gentle sequence of postures that will allow you to discover your body’s own wisdom. I Instructor: Penny Foster

$37 M M $30 M

4 weeks 9 - 10 a.m. 9 - 10 a.m. 3 weeks 9 - 10 a.m.

A Instructor: Jim Habegger

$37 W W $42 W

4 weeks 6 - 7:15 p.m. 6 - 7:15 p.m. 5 weeks 6 - 7:15 p.m.

VF Clubhouse *No Class 4/2 March 5-26 3182.101 April 9-30* 3182.102 VF Clubhouse May 7-21 3182.103 WTO Lower March 7-28 April 4-25 WTO Lower May 2-30

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B Instructor: Andrea Stevens

$42  F $30 F F

5 weeks 9:45 - 10:45 a.m. 3 weeks 9:45 - 10:45 a.m. 9:45 - 10:45 a.m.

VF Clubhouse *No class 4/6, 5/25 March 2-30 3182.107

April 13-27* May 4-18*

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Quick FIT Ages 16+. Busy schedule with little time to get in a workout? Challenge yourself in this 45 minute class by raising your heart rate and strengthening your major muscles for a total fit body. Full workout in a condensed amount of time, with fitness expert, Rich Ford! All fitness levels welcome! $42 4 classes VF Clubhouse W 9:30 - 10:15 a.m. March 7-28 3182.419 W 9:30 - 10:15 a.m. April 4-25 3182.420 $52 5 classes VF Clubhouse W 9:30 - 10:15 a.m. May 2-30 3182.421

Zumba Ages 18+. Zumba is a fusion of Latin and international music/ dance themes that create an exciting dynamic. Zumba is based on the principle that a workout should be “fun and easy to do”. Zumba is a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Min 8/Max 15 $37 4 weeks WTO Lower Th 6 - 7 p.m. April 5-26 3182.202 $42 5 weeks Th 6 - 7 p.m. March 1-29 3182.201 Th 6 - 7 p.m. May 3-31 3182.203 $37 4 weeks WTO Lower *No class 4/1 or 5/27 Su 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. March 4-25 3182.204 Su 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. April 8-29* 3182.205 $30 3 weeks WTO Lower Su 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. May 6-20* 3182.206 westfieldwashingtontwp.us

Now offering sports physicals and Child-aged immunizations. Medical: 2nd & 4th Saturday each month

from 9:00 am – 12:00 noon Walk-In Clinc Wednesday Evenings from 6:00 – 8:00 pm By Appointment Only Urgent Care Dental: 1st Saturday of the month from 8:00 am – 12:00 noon (arrive by 8:00 am) Walk-In Clinic

202 Penn Street • Westfield, IN 46074 Contact Us: 317-804-5782 www.heartandsoulclinic.org

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FITNESS & MOVEMENT Adults Women’s Spring Walking Group

Core and More

Ages 18+. Continue your fitness routine…Join us at MacGregor Park for a walking program that focuses on strength and toning. FREE 8 Weeks MacGregor Park T & Th 10:30 a.m. April 3 – May 25

Ages 16+. Fitness expert Rich Ford leads you in a resistance training class that targets the core, back, lower body and MORE! You never know what the MORE will be, but it will burn calories and leave you with a better frame! Learn more about training, nutrition, and have fun doing it! All fitness levels welcome. Min 8/Max 20 $35 1x / week WTO Lower Sa 8 - 9 a.m. March 3-31 3182.401 Sa 8 - 9 a.m. April 7-28 3182.402 Sa 8 - 9 a.m. May 5-26 3182.403 $67 2x / week VF Clubhouse *No class 5/8 NOTE: 3rd Tuesday of the month time change to 5:45-6:45pm T & Th 6 -7 p.m. March 1-29 3182.404 T & Th 6 -7 p.m. April 3-26 3182.405 T & Th 6 -7 p.m. May 1-31* 3182.406 $82 3x / week See Above *No class 5/8 NOTE: 3rd Tuesday of the month time change to 5:45-6:45pm T, Th, S 6 -7 p.m. & Sa 8 - 9 a.m. March 1-31 3182.407 T, Th, S 6 -7 p.m. & Sa 8 - 9 a.m. April 3-28 3182.408 T, Th, S 6 -7 p.m. & Sa 8 - 9 a.m. May 1-31* 3182.409

Total Body Ages 16+. Join Certified Trainer, Rich Ford, for this Total Body workout. This workout is designed to increase muscle strength and endurance, improve muscle definition and burn fat. You will gain knowledge of different muscle groups and learn to tone those muscles in a safe way. All fitness levels welcome! Min 6/Max 12 $67 2x / Week WTO Lower *No class 5/8 T & Th 11 a.m. - noon March1-29 3182.416 T & Th 11 a.m. - noon April 3-26 3182.417 T & Th 11 a.m. - noon May 1-31* 3182.418

Noblesville and Recreation Recreationhas has Noblesville Parks Parks and a spring fullofoffun funplanned plannedforforyou! you! a fall full Check out our family-friendly events, programs and rentals! Register today!

WESTFIELD FIRE DEPARMENT

Our Family Protecting Yours Now offering sports physicals and Child-aged immunizations. SMOKE DETECTORS SAVE LIVES!

th your home knows what your smoke Please make Medical: sure that everyone 2nd & 4in Saturday each month alarms sound like and practice what to do if the alarm goes off.

from 9:00 am – 12:00 noon Walk-In Clinc

Along with testing your smoke alarms every month, you should replace Wednesday from – 8:00 pm it should be them every 10 years. If yourEvenings smoke alarm has6:00 a 10-year battery, replaced at the end of the life or if the alarm begins to chirp. All Bybattery Appointment Only batteries other than the 10- year life type should be replaced every year.

Care 1 Saturday oflife! thePractice monthfire safety Do not let Urgent fire destroy whatDental: is most important in your year round!from 8:00 am – 12:00 noon (arrive by 8:00 am) st

Walk-In Clinic

If you have questions about smoke alarms or need help getting new ones, consider visiting www.redcross.org/local/indiana/home-fire-safety or call the Westfield Fire Department at 317-804-3300.

Learn more at: noblesvilleparks.org

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(317) 770-5750 | @noblesvilleparks

202 Penn Street • Westfield, IN 46074

The Westfield Fire Department has been serving the citizens of Contact Us: 317-804-5782 Westfield and Washington Township since 1904.

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1 Person 1 Hour 1 Week ONE time a week is all we need. Please contact us today! www.YouthAssistance.org

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GRAND JUNCTION DERBY & ROCK THE JUNCTION MAY 19 | DOWNTOWN WESTFIELD This year, the Grand Junction Derby and Rock the Junction will join forces! Join us for great racing, craft beer, local food trucks, and a music festival.

10 YEARS

2008

2018

Grand Junction Derby is here for it’s 10th year! Join us at the track for a great day of soapbox racing. Cheer on local children, families, businesses, and non-profits as they race their hand-built derby cars in a bracketed heat. The oneday track features a gravity powered start via two large flat-beds. Drivers are encouraged to wear costumes to match their car’s theme. In addition to crowning a Creative Class Winner and a Stock Class Winner, all participating cars are eligible to win the People’s Choice Award.

Rock the Junction is an event that will feature approximately 20+ Indiana breweries, showcasing some of the state’s best craft beer offerings. In addition, multiple bands will return to the big stage for the true music-fest format. Be sure to bring your appetite, as a number of well-known local food trucks will be in attendance. A significant portion of the ticket proceeds from Rock the Junction will continue to help fund the Grand Junction Brewing Co. Scholarship Fund.

For Grand Junction Derby information, visit westfieldwelcome.com For Rock the Junction information, visit rockthejunction.com

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