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REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 4TH!


LETTER from the TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE Mission Statement

Educate. Advocate. Collaborate. 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.

Feeling a little antsy and cooped up from the winter? Parks and Programs are still open here at Westfield Washington Township! Our staff and instructors have done a wonderful job keeping everyone safe during these uncertain times. "The parks department provided online classes during the Covid time frame, as well as our coach sent us text workouts to hold us over until we could meet in person. We have been meeting in person since August and following the CDC guidelines for safety." -Core and More Participant

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

Vision Statement

If you aren’t ready to get back to in person classes, taking a walk in nature and enjoying the scenery is a great way to calm yourself and get some exercise. For most everybody that has been hunkered down to avoid the coronavirus, it has taken a toll on our physical and mental health. As we move away from spending more time indoors after this winter, we need to drink in as much nature as we can.

Staff

Here are my top 3 parks in Hamilton County that let you escape into nature: 1. MacGregor Park, Westfield, 2. Koteewi Park, Noblesville, and 3. Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve, Fishers.

Laura Crum  Manager of Public Outreach Kim Daniels  Investigator Jeannine Fortier  Administrative Assistant Kristin White  Director of Education Terri Wolf  Office Manager

Park Advisory Council

Sincerely,

Danielle Carey Tolan Westfield Washington Township Trustee

COVID-19 UPDATE

Martin Kirkwood | Dave Mueller Jim Peyton | Danielle Carey Tolan

Township Advisory Board

David Gill | Erica Strahm | Danyele Easterhaus

About the cover: Cecelia Lawrence learns how to do a handstand with Ms. Jennifer. Current COVID protocols allow her and her classmates to enjoy tumbling classes on Friday mornings.

For the safety of all participants, instructors and staff, it is very important to exercise proper procedures as we continue in person programming. Social distancing and hand washing/sanitizing should be followed while attending Westfield Washington Township Parks programs. Masks are required* inside of the Westfield Washington Township office for all visitors/program participants ages 8 and up. *Masks are recommended for children ages 2-7. Participants will be required to have temperatures taken and complete a health questionnaire upon arrival.

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

Athena House

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989 East Street, Westfield 46074

Register online at westfieldwashingtontwp.us or by phone at 317-574-9490, ext 4


PRESCHOOL

ENRICHMENT 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. Min 6/Max 12 $12 1 Class WTO Lower

X-RAY VISION Discover animals from the inside out. Your child will compare different types of animal bones and how they might move. Can they match the animal to its skeletal x-ray? Come and find out a new way to discover the world of animals. Th 9 -10:30 a.m. Mar 4 4212.101

CALLING ALL ENGINEERS All you engineers come on over to the Parks Department to help build a track and get the trains running. Whether you like diesels or steam engines, you’ll be busy workin’ on the railroad. M 12:30 - 2 p.m. Mar 8 4212.102

IMAGINATION STATION Stop by today and let your child show off their imagination. They will have the chance to create their own pieces of artwork and play various activities; all the while using their imagination. They can have puppet shows and build structures. The sky’s the limit…DREAM BIG! W 12:30 – 2 p.m. Mar 17 4212.104

SPRING FLING Your child will discover the wonders of spring right here at the parks department. We will explore bugs, flowers, and all the changes in the weather. We will go outside to hear, smell, feel and see the changes in the air (weather permitting). F 9 - 10:30 a.m. Mar 26 4212.105

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR 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. M 12:30 – 2 p.m. Mar 29 4212.106

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 marks the spot. Adventure awaits; don’t miss the boat! W 9 – 10:30 a.m. Apr 14 4212.107

COOKING CONCOCTIONS Your child will join us in the kitchen for an experimental time. They will learn to measure dry and wet ingredients while making their own concoctions to take home. They will prepare their own snack to eat. Yummy, Yummy!! Please notify us of any food allergies in advance. M 12:30 – 2 p.m. Apr 19 4212.108

RAIN RAIN GO AWAY Don’t forget your umbrellas. April showers bring May flowers! Learn about the rainy spring weather changing into summer. May Day is just around the corner. Tu 9 - 10:30 a.m. May 4 4212.110

MAD SCIENTIST Calling all mad scientists. 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! Th 12:30 – 2 p.m. May 6 4212.111

DYNAMIC DINO DAYS 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. M 9 – 10:30 a.m. May 10 4212.112

A BUG'S LIFE Bugs, bugs everywhere! Explore the world of BUGS. Your child will go on a bug hunt and find many different species of bugs. They will discover the importance of bugs and how they help our environment. Have they ever eaten a bug? We’ll find out bugs don’t taste so bad. W 12:30 – 2 p.m. May 12 4212.113

PLANT A LITTLE SEED Do you have a green thumb? Come let your child discover gardening as they plant it and then watch it grow! Wonder what else grows in Gardens? You’ll find out! F 9 – 10:30 a.m. May 21 4212.114

BUNNIES AND BEES Hop on over to see us. Your child will discover all the exciting creature 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? M 12:30 – 2 p.m. May 24 4212.115

WEE PLAY Ages 1-5 with Adult. 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. Grab a Starbucks and bring a friend, you’ll be glad you did. PARENT WITH CHILD. Min 5/Max 22 Free 1 class Simon Moon Park Wee Play Outside W 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Apr 28 4212.302 Free 1 class Quaker Park Wee Play Outside Tu 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. May 18 4212.303

ALPHABET SOUP Come and have fun with the world of letters. Your child will use each letter in the alphabet to make their very own soup. You will never believe how much fun learning your ABC’s can be. Come find out! F 9 -10:30 a.m. Apr 23 4212.109

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO EACH CLASS.

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PRESCHOOL BALLET/HIP HOP Ages 2-5. This is a great way to introduce your child to ballet and Hip Hop or continue to build on skills from previous classes. Participants will learn intro level ballet skills such as positions, floor and barre movements,plus intro level hip hop skills including turns, rhythms, jumps and memorization. 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. Min 4/Max 8 $57 6 weeks WWT Lower F 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Feb 19 - Mar 26 4212.203 F 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Apr 16 - May 21 4212.204

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. Min 4/Max 8 $57 6 weeks WWT Lower Tu 5:00 - 5:30 p.m. Feb 23 - Mar 30 4212.201 Tu 5:00 - 5:30 p.m. Apr 20 - May 25 4212.202

YOUTH & FAMILY STORYWALK® All Ages. MacGregor Park is home to a StoryWalk® where visitors can enjoy reading a children's book while walking the park trails. This project is a partnership between Westfield Washington Township and Westfield Washington Public Library. A new book will be posted for each season. so stop by anytime the park is open (sunrise to sunset) to read the book. The book will be ideal for ages 7 and under. “StoryWalk® was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and was developed with the help of Rachel Senechal, Kellogg-Hubbard Library.”

FITNESS & MOVEMENT TUMBLING Ages 2-5. 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 4/Max 8 $57 6 weeks WWT Lower F 10:45 - 11:15 a.m. Feb 19 - Mar 26 4212.205 F 10:45 - 11:15 a.m. Apr 16 - May 21 4212.206 Tu 5:45 - 6:15 p.m. Feb 23 - Mar 30 4212.207 Tu 5:45 - 6:15 p.m. Apr 20 - May 25 4212.208

ENRICHMENT CAR MAINTENANCE Ages 15+. An ASE master certified instructor from the Ivy Tech Automotive Program will demonstrate the essentials of light car maintenance. Learn about everything under the hood that needs maintaining, such as how to check and add fluids, inspect a battery, check belts, replace wiper blades, and change a tire. Some participants will even have the opportunity to practice on their own vehicles. Min 10/Max 25 FREE 1 class WWT Parking Lot Sa 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. May 8 8212.501

SPRING BREAK ART: DRAWING, PAINTING AND COLLAGE Ages 10+. Have fun with different techniques. Get ideas from lots of images, then draw your masterpiece and add color with paint and cut paper. No previous skills required. Small group. Ms. Mangos is a certified art teacher. Contact her with any questions at Tinatango@aol.com. Fee includes all materials. Min 3/Max 7 $55 2 classes Athena House Tu-W 9 - 11:45 a.m. Apr 6 - 7 5212.401

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Register online at westfieldwashingtontwp.us or by phone at 317-574-9490, ext 4


FITNESS & MOVEMENT

YOUTH & FAMILY

TUMBLING/HIP HOP Ages 6-12. This is a great way to introduce your child to hip hop and tumbling 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. Min 4/Max 8 $57 6 weeks WWT Lower Tu 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. Feb 23 - Mar 30 5212.201 Tu 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. Apr 20 - May 25 5212.202

ADULTS

LANGUAGE ITALIAN

BEGINNING PORTUGUESE

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! Min 1/Max 8 $92 8 weeks WWT Lower M 6 - 7 p.m. Mar 1 - Apr 19 2212.301

Ages 18+. Oi! Learn a brief history of Brazil, the difference between Brazilian Portuguese and that of Portugal. Learn about Portunol, food and cultural differences. Compreendemos o portugues! Min 3/Max 10 $92 8 weeks WWT Lower M 8 - 9 p.m. Mar 1 - Apr 19 2212.303

BEGINNING SPANISH Ages 18+. Dr. Sukapdjo teaches pronunciation and spelling, nouns and adjectives, agreement and present tense verbs. One never having had Spanish should come to get a good foundation for "el idioma". Hasta luego. Min 3/Max 10 $92 8 weeks WWT Lower M 7 - 8 p.m. Mar 1 - Apr 19 2212.302

SPANISH GRAMMAR Ages 18+. For students who already know present, preterite, and imperfect tenses, as well as irregular verbs. More tenses and reading and writing exercises will be given by Dr.Wilma Sukapdjo. Min 4/Max 8 $92 8 weeks WWT Lower Tu 6 - 7 p.m. Mar 2 - Apr 20 2212.304

SPANISH LITERATURE Ages 18+. This class is for students who know four tenses and can handle maxims, poems, proverbs and a short story to be read and discussed in Spanish, taught by Dr. Wilma Sukapdjo. Min 2/Max 8 $92 8 weeks WWT Lower Tu 7 - 8 p.m. Mar 2 - Apr 20 2212.305

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO EACH CLASS.

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ADULTS MEDICARE MADE CLEAR Ages 55+. 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 workshop 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 an interest in learning more about how Medicare works. May switch class to virtual Zoom depending on class size. Min 1/Max 12 FREE 1 class WWT Lower M 6 – 7 p.m. Mar 8 2212.306 M 6 - 7 p.m. Apr 12 2212.307 M 6 - 7 p.m. May 17 2212.308

UNDERSTANDING YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS Ages 55+. 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. Discussion topics 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 and how your Social Security Benefits are affected by other retirement income and other benefits supplied by the Social Security Administration. Min 4/Max 12 FREE 1 class WWT Lower Tu 6 – 7 p.m. Mar 9 2212.309 Tu 6 – 7 p.m. Apr 13 2212.310 Tu 6 – 7 p.m. May 11 2212.311

RETIREMENT BASICS Ages 18+. Overview of the retirement planning process including: creating a retirement road map, implementing a plan, tax advantaged retirement vehicles, investment considerations, annuities & protecting against undue risk. Min 3/Max 12 FREE 1 class WWT Lower W 6 – 7 p.m. Mar 3 2212.312 W 6 – 7 p.m. Apr 14 2212.313 W 6 – 7 p.m. May 12 2212.314

TOP TEN THINGS TO DO IN PREPARING YOUR HOME TO SELL, 6-MONTHS+ OUT - THREE PART SERIES

ENRICHMENT TOP TEN THINGS TO KNOW WHEN YOUR HOUSE IS ON THE MARKET - THREE PART SERIES Ages 18+. In this final class of the series, we will review Best Practices on how to best present your house to buyers in order to minimize objections and maximize return on investment. You will learn secrets only the pros know when putting houses on the market in order to make your house stand out and get TOP dollar. Min 3/Max 12 FREE 1 class WWT Lower Tu 7 - 8:30 p.m. May 11 2212.317

VETERAN’S BENEFITS FOR SENIOR CARE Ages 18+. VA benefits can help pay for in home care, assisted living, and nursing home costs. This workshop will be held virtually over Zoom. Link will be provided to registrants. Min 5/Max 12 FREE 1 class ZOOM Tu 6 - 7 p.m. May 4 2212.318

MEDICAID WAIVER Ages 55+. Medicaid Waiver helps pay for assisted living here in Indiana. All Indiana residents are entitled to these benefits. Let us show you how and when we can get you eligible. Please don't disqualify yourself until you hear the facts. This workshop will be held virtually over Zoom. Link will be provided to registrants. Min 5/Max 12 FREE 1 class ZOOM Tu 6 - 7 p.m. May 11 2212.319

MEDICAID FOR NURSING HOME CARE Ages 55+. How to utilize Indiana Medicaid benefits to help pay for care while protecting as many of your assets as possible. This workshop will be held virtually over Zoom. Link will be provided to registrants. Min 5/Max 12 FREE 1 class ZOOM Tu 6 - 7 p.m. May 18 2212.320

PREPARE, DON’T PREDICT Ages 55+. Overview of the current market, market volatility and tips for investing in volatile markets. This workshop will be held virtually over Zoom. Link will be provided to registrants. Min 5/Max 12 FREE 1 class ZOOM Th 6 - 6:45 p.m. Mar 18 2212.321 Tu 6 - 6:45 p.m. Apr 20 2212.322 Th 6 - 6:45 p.m. May 20 2212.323

Ages 18+. In this class, we will discuss the steps needed to start to prepare your house for sale. We will cover resources to assist you in getting ready to sell and what priorities you should consider when getting ready. This class is great for people who have been in their homes for 10+ years and don't know where to start when thinking about selling their house. We will talk about current market conditions and what to expect starting from Step 1. Min 3/Max 12 FREE 1 class WWT Lower Tu 7 - 8:30 p.m. Mar 9 2212.315

TOP TEN THINGS TO DO 30-DAYS PRIOR TO SELLING YOUR HOUSE - THREE PART SERIES Ages 18+. This class is a follow-up to Class One, where we will continue to learn about what you need to do to finalize getting your house ready to sell. We will include tips and tricks to maximize value as well as inside Staging tricks and hacks to maximize value out of your house. Min 3/Max 12 FREE 1 class WWT Lower Tu 7 - 8:30 p.m. Apr 13 2212.316

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Register online at westfieldwashingtontwp.us or by phone at 317-574-9490, ext 4


ADULTS

FITNESS & MOVEMENT CORE AND MORE Ages 18+. 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 15 $72 2x/week VF Clubhouse *3rd Tues 5:45 – 6:45 p.m. Tu/Th 6 – 7 p.m. Mar 2 - 30 3212.404 Tu/Th 6 – 7 p.m. Apr 1 - 29 3212.405 Tu/Th 6 – 7 p.m. May 4 - 27 3212.406 $40 1x/week WWT Lower Sa 8 – 9 a.m. Mar 6 - 27 3212.401 Sa 8 – 9 a.m. Apr 3 - 24 3212.402 Sa 8 – 9 a.m. May 1 - 29 3212.403 $87 3x/week VF Clubhouse Tu/Th/Sa 6 – 7 p.m. & Sa 8 – 9 a.m. Mar 2 - 30 3212.407 Tu/Th/Sa 6 – 7 p.m. & Sa 8 – 9 a.m. Apr 3 - 29 3212.408 Tu/Th/Sa 6 – 7 p.m. & Sa 8 – 9 a.m. May 1 - 29 3212.409

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 4/Max 18 $67 4 weeks, 2x/wk WWT Lower Tu/Th 11 a.m. – Noon Mar 2 - 30 3212.410 Tu/Th 11 a.m. – Noon Apr 1 - 29 3212.411 Tu/Th 11 a.m. – Noon May 4 - 27 3212.412

YOGA

Ages 16+. Tone your muscles and calm your mind with Yoga! Designed for both the 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. Not only will your body feel better, but your mind will too. “Move your muscles, change your life”. Bring your yoga mat to class. Min 6/Max 26 Penny Foster $45 5 weeks VF Clubhouse M 9 – 10 a.m. Mar 1 - 29 3212.101 $32 3 weeks VF Clubhouse*DENOTES NO CLASS M 9 – 10 a.m. Apr 12 - 26 3212.102 $37 4 weeks VF Clubhouse M 9 – 10 a.m. May 3 - 24 3212.103

ZUMBA Ages 18+. Zumba is a fusion of Latin and international music/dance themes that create an exciting dynamic of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. It is based on the principle that a workout should be “fun and easy to do”. Min 4/Max 8 $32 3 weeks WWT Lower Su 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Apr 11 - 25 3212.204 $37 4 weeks WWT Lower Th 6 – 7 p.m. Mar 4 - 25 3212.201 Th 6 – 7 p.m. May 6 - 27 3212.202 Su 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Mar 7 - 28 3212.203 $45 5 weeks WWT Lower Th 6 – 7 p.m. Apr 1 - 29 3212.205 Su 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. May 2 - 30 3212.206

SALSA FREESTYLE Ages 18+. Dance solo and learn Salsa/Latin patterns, techniques, and turns that apply to partner dancing--for both men and women. Fun combinations. Small group. Leave your ego at the door and have fun. Bring a clean pair of shoes. Tina has been teaching dance for over 35 years. Contact her with questions at Tinatango@aol.com Min 3/Max 6 $55 4 weeks Athena House Tu 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Mar 9 - 30 3212.413

STRETCH & STRENGTHEN BABY BOOMER FITNESS Ages 55+. Both on the floor and standing, movements to strengthen your core and improve flexibility and balance for functional fitness. Build a strong and pliable body in a relaxed atmosphere with controlled movements from head to toes. For all skills levels. No jumping or squatting; No shoes, but wear socks. Contact Tina with any questions. She's been teaching over 35 years. Tinatango@aol.com Min 3/Max 5 $61 6 weeks Athena House F 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Mar 5 - Apr 9 3212.414

WOMEN’S WALKING GROUP Ages 18+. Continue your fitness routine…Join fellow walkers on the beautiful trails of MacGregor Park . FREE WWPL Tu/Th 10:30 a.m. Mar 2 - 30 FREE MacGregor Park Gazebo Tu/Th 9:30 a.m. Apr 1 - May 27

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO EACH CLASS.

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WESTFIELD WASHINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS Please visit the Westfield Washington Public Library’s website: wwpl.lib.in.us or the Events Calendar: wwpl.librarycalendar.com for a complete calendar of all events or to register for a program. Programming is subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions. Westfield Washington Public Library 333 W. Hoover St. Westfield, IN 46074 317-896-9391 Fax: 317-896-3702 Events designated by (+) are sponsored by First Merchants Bank

ADULTS - AGES 18+ +Book Groups at the WWPL (For more information inquire at our Adult Reference Desk.)

WWPL Book Group Third Wednesday of the month at 1:00 PM (Mar. 17, Apr. 21, May 19) Mystery Book Group First Wednesday of the month at 1:00 PM (Mar. 3, Apr. 7, May 5)

+Craft Corner Registration preferred.

Stop by the adult area tables to make a craft! These may also be available as grab-and-go kits which require registration. Register on our website’s Events Calendar wwpl.librarycalendar.com Third Wednesday of the month from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Mar. 17 – Wine Cork Vase Filler Apr. 21 – Garden Charm May 19 – Repurposed Frame Welcome Sign If you are unable to attend, you may register to reserve a grab-and-go craft kit, while supplies last. Please indicate in your registration notes if you'll be picking up at the Information Desk or curbside. Kits must be picked up within one week following the program.

AARP Tax-Aide Tax Preparation Help

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide will offer free tax prep to anyone of any age, especially if you are 50 or older and can’t afford tax preparation. Appointments are required. Please call the Information Desk to register for a morning or afternoon appointment (317-896-9391). Friday appointments beginning on 2/5/2020, and continuing through 4/9/2020. Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26 and Apr. 2, 9

+Tabletop Games

Join us for a night of tabletop game fun at the library. Registration required. Register on our website’s Events Calendar wwpl.librarycalendar. com. Fourth Wednesday of the month from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Mar. 24, Apr. 28, May 26

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BINGO Brunch

Join us for a delicious catered brunch and themed BINGO! We will play several rounds of BINGO with a cover-all to end the event. Here’s your chance to win fun prizes. Registration closes on the Monday prior to the event date. This event is geared toward ages 50+, but all adults are welcome to attend! *You must pre-register to participate. Register through our website’s Events Calendar wwpl.librarycalendar.com or by calling the WWPL @ 317-896-9391. Cost to participate is $10, due the day of the event. Thank you to our Bingo Brunch sponsors, Copper Trace and the Friends of the Westfield Library. Without their generosity, this program would not be possible. First Thursday of each month from 11 AM to 1 PM. Holidays or COVID-19 precautions may affect BINGO Brunch dates. Mar. 4, Apr. 1, May 6

TEENS +Anime’ Manga Club

If you love anime (Japanese animation), manga (Japanese comics), or Japanese culture, this is the place for you! Teens meet in the Community Room to watch videos, share stories, and just hang out. Mondays at 4:00 PM (Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Apr. 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24)

+Gaming Corner

Come and play video games with friends after school in the teen room at the library. Wednesdays at 4:00 PM (Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Apr. 14, 21, 28; May 5, 12, 19, 26)

CHILDREN SPECIAL PROGRAMS Make It & Take It: Mother’s Day

Does your child need a last minute gift for that special mother figure in their life? If so, drop-in to the Maker Space anytime between 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM to decorate a small gift. Cost is $1 per item which includes wrapping materials. Sat. May 8 at 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

To register for WWPL programs, visit wwpl.librarycalendar.com or call 317-896-9391.


WESTFIELD WASHINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS Story Times (18 months and up, with caregiver)

Registration Required. Register on our website’s Events Calendar wwpl. librarycalendar.com Enjoy stories, songs, finger-plays, rhymes and puppets. Strengthen early literacy skills and encourage the joy of learning. Each program ends with a fun craft or an activity. Mondays at 10:30 AM (Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Apr. 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24 ) Tuesdays at 10:30 AM (Mar. 2, 9, 16, 30; Apr. 6, 13, 20; May 4, 11, 18)

Story Time Puppet Theatre Shows (preschool with caregiver) Registration Required. Register on our website’s Events Calendar wwpl. librarycalendar.com Usually 4th Tuesday of the month at 10:30 AM Tues. Mar. 23 at 10:30 AM: The Owl and the Lion Tues. Apr. 27 at 10:30 AM: Little Red Riding Hood Tues. May 25 at 10:30 AM: The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Monday Madness (preschool with caregiver)

Registration Required. Register on our website’s Events Calendar wwpl. librarycalendar.com Join us with your preschooler for a movement, music, or drama program! Mondays at 1:00 PM unless noted (Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Apr. 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24)

Friday Funday (preschool with caregiver)

Registration Required. Register on our website’s Events Calendar wwpl. librarycalendar.com Friday Funday provides a take-and-make kit of digital book recommendations, songs or rhymes, educational activities, crafts and coloring pages all based around a central theme. The kit is designed for preschoolers and their caregivers, and adult supervision is required. Most necessary materials are provided, but you will need to provide your own glue, scissors, and crayons or markers. Kits are available for pick-up between 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM on the days listed. Mar. 12: Celebrate Dr. Seuss! Apr. 9: All About Birds! May 14: How Does Your Garden Grow?

Baby Love Story Time (birth to 18 months)

Registration Required. Register on our website’s Events Calendar wwpl. librarycalendar.com Stories, songs, rhymes, finger-plays, and play time for babies accompanied by a caregiver. Siblings welcome. Thursdays at 10:30 AM (Mar. 4, 11, 18, 25; Apr. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; May 6, 13, 20, 27)

RECURRING SCHOOL AGE PROGRAMS Tween Book Club (4th – 7th Grade)

Registration Required. Register on our website’s Events Calendar wwpl. librarycalendar.com Sign up now to receive a print copy of the book to borrow until the day of the event. Links to electronic versions are available, if you would prefer. Books for the following month will be distributed at each meeting. If this is your first meeting, stop by the Children's desk if you would like to pick up a physical copy of the book! First Thursday of the month at 4:30 PM Mar 4: All’s Faire in Middle School by Victoria Jamieson Apr. 1: Lawn Boy by Gary Paulsen May 6: First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez

Watch & Wonder

Watch and Wonder is a fun and educational after-school video program for elementary-aged children, focusing on a variety of topics from the history of holidays to how things are made. Second and fourth Wednesday from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Mar. 10, 11: Deserts & Rainforests Mar. 24, 25: Volcanoes! Apr. 8, 14: Garbage & Recycling Apr. 22, 28: Fish, Ponds & Rivers May 12, 13: Plants & Birds May 26, 27: Oceans & Seashore

Family BINGO Night (families, ages 6+)

Registration Required. Register on our website’s Events Calendar wwpl. librarycalendar.com Third Wednesday of the month from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Mar. 17 , Apr. 21 , May 19

MakerSpace 123 -and- MakerSpace 456

Registration Required. Register on our website’s Events Calendar wwpl. librarycalendar.com Our two separate MakerSpace programs provide an introduction to STEM concepts through crafts, games and other activities. Check our website calendar for each month’s specific MakerSpace theme. MakerSpace 123 (for grades 1-3) usually meets on the fourth Wednesday at 5:00 PM in the MakerSpace. (Mar. 24; Apr. 28; May 26) MakerSpace 456 (for grades 4-6) usually meets on the fourth Wednesday at 6:00 PM in the MakerSpace. (Mar. 24; Apr. 28; May 26)

Homeschool Classes at the WWPL

The library offers a wide variety of homeschool classes and clubs for elementary through high school aged students. Contact the WWPL Children’s Department at 317-896-9391 for more information or to register.

To register for WWPL programs, visit wwpl.librarycalendar.com or call 317-896-9391.

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YOUR LOCAL PARKS & TRAILS REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO EACH CLASS.

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Spring 2021

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REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 4TH!

We are kicking off the New Year by celebrating our incredible mentors!

Happy 2021! If you're considering how you can make an impact this year, please text "WYAP" to 317-399-4670

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OWWN Guide Spring 2021  

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Our Westfield Washington Network fall program guide.

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