OWWN Winter Guide 2020

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REGISTRATION OPENS OCTOBER 31ST


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.

Vision Statement

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

GRATITUDE. Gratitude is defined as “the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness.” Westfield Washington Township has so many things for which we are grateful. The visitors that come out to MacGregor Park every day. Everyone that enrolls in our Parks and Recreation classes. For the first time and lifelong opportunities to explore nature. And the affordability and accessibility we offer to our amazing community. Our Township is great because of you, and for that I am grateful! Enjoy the upcoming holiday season and think about all of the people and things in your life for which you are grateful. Sincerely,

Staff

Laura Crum  Manager of Public Outreach Jeannine Fortier, Administrative Assistant Kristin White  Director of Education Terri Wolf  Office Manager Kristen Yutzy, Investigator

Park Advisory Council Martin Kirkwood | Dave Mueller Jim Peyton | Danielle Carey Tolan

Danielle Carey Tolan Westfield Washington Township Trustee

Township Advisory Board David Gill | Erica Strahm | Danyele Easterhaus

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.

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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

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

SWEET STREET

Your child will build their very own neighborhood. They will learn about all the community helpers around them. Come over and visit our very sweet street! W 12:30 – 2 p.m. Dec 4 4201.101

GALACTIC GALAXY Would you like to blast off into outer space? Pick out your favorite planet when we explore outer space. We will make a space craft and have a snack fit for an astronaut. It will be out of this world. Don’t miss it. F 9 – 10:30 a.m. Dec 6 4201.102

SUPER HEROES 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!! Th 9 – 10:30 a.m. Dec 12 4201.103

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Run, run as fast as you can…. Can you catch the gingerbread man? I bet you can. Enjoy a tasty gingerbread treat. M 12:30 – 2 p.m. Dec 16 4201.104

HOLIDAY CHEER

OLAF'S FROSTY DAY Would you like to build a snowman? Have you ever experienced an indoor snowball fight? Your child can do that here. Make snow that never melts. Join us for this blustery cold day. Th 9 – 10:30 a.m. Jan 30 4201.111

MAGICAL MUSIC Does your child love to sing and dance? Today they will discover a world of music instruments and even make their own instrument. Be ready to play songs and dance along. This is sure to be a fun filled afternoon. T 9 – 10:30 a.m. Feb 4 4201.112

BE MINE Will you be my Valentine? Your child will make Valentines for their loved ones. We will celebrate this special day with games and cookie decorating. Happy Valentine’s Day! W 12:30 – 2 p.m. Feb 12 4201.113

TEDDY BEAR PICNIC Your child should bring their favorite bear (or any stuffed friend) along for a picnic at the parks. Be ready for songs and games and a picnic size snack. Th 12:30 – 2 p.m. Feb 20 4201.114

CONSTRUCTION ZONE Your child 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. There are Lincoln Logs, Legos, K’nex, nuts, bolts, gears, and much, much more. A guaranteed day of fun. M 12:30 – 2 p.m. Feb 24 4201.115

Come and celebrate the holidays with us at the parks. We will play fun filled holiday games, decorate cookies to eat, and make something special to take home. It promises to be a good time. Happy Holidays to all! W 12:30 – 2 p.m. Dec 18 4201.105

COMMOTION IN THE OCEAN

LET'S GET MOVING

WEE PLAY

It is a new year… time to get moving. Your child will participate in a class of exercise and movement. Don't worry they will have fun while working all their bones and muscles. T 12:30 – 2 p.m. Jan 7 4201.106

WADDLE LIKE A PENGUIN Discover the world that penguins live in. We all love to watch these creatures as they waddle around. Your child will learn about Arctic animals and how they live. Enjoy a nice Arctic snack, and no it won’t be fish. Join us for a fun filled day with penguins! F 9 – 10:30 a.m. Jan 10 4201.107

10-9-8 Countdown Your child will play games while exploring numbers. Everyone will be using early math skills while having a great time. Th 12:30 – 2 p.m. Jan 16 4201.108

FORTS OF ALL SORTS Calling all builders! Your child will have the opportunity to create their own fort and have a great time playing in them. All budding architects and engineers welcome. W 12:30 – 2 p.m. Jan 22 4201.109

BARNYARD BASH

Discover the beauty under the sea. Your child will learn all about ocean life. Join us to find out if there are creatures that cause commotion in the ocean. You will even create your own ocean creature to take home. F 9 – 10:30 a.m. Feb 28 4201.116 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 $4 1 class WWT Lower Sweet Street W 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Dec 4 4201.301 Creature Creation Th 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Jan 23 4201.302 Construction Zone M 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Feb 24 4201.303

HOLIDAY COOKIE DECORATING Ages 2-6 with Adult. You will have fun with your little one decorating a plate of cookies to take home with you. Decorate for those you love and share them with your favorite friends. Min 8/Max15 $12 1 class WWT Lower Holiday decorating Th 1 - 2 p.m. Dec 19 4201.304 Valentine's Decorating M 1 - 2 p.m. Feb 10 4201.305

Bring your child for a day at the farm. We will play farm animal games, do a craft and have some farm grown snacks. Don’t miss it! M 12:30 – 2 p.m. Jan 27 4201.110

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO EACH CLASS.

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PRESCHOOL

FITNESS & MOVEMENT

BALLET

MY FIRST TUMBLING

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 - 5:30 p.m. Jan 14 - Feb 18 4201.201 F 10:45 - 11:15 a.m. Jan 17 - Feb 21 4201.202

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 Tu 6:45 – 7:15 p.m. Jan 14 - Feb 18 4201.205 F 12 - 12:30 pm Jan 17 - Feb 21 4201.206

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 intro level skills such as, rhythms, jumps, memorization and terminology. Dancers 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 hip hop, and even take a turn on the floor beam and 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 5:30 - 6 p.m. Jan 14 - Feb 18 4201.203 F 11:15 - 11:45 a.m. Jan 17 - Feb 21 4201.204

YOUTH & FAMILY

ENRICHMENT

ACRYLIC PAINTING Ages 6 - 12. This series will give you the chance to learn basic painting skills with acrylic paints. Supply list available. Min 2/Max 10 $82 1 class WWT Lower M/W/F 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Dec 9 - 13 5201.401

BEGINNING SEWING Ages 13 - 17. Beginning Sewing Class will include the basics of machine use, pattern reading and hand sewing. You will finish the three day class with a completed project. Min 2/Max 10 $92 1 class WWT Main M/W/F 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Jan 6 - 10 5201.402 M/W/F 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Jan 27 - 31 5201.403

WINTER HIKE All Ages. Explore MacGregor Park with us... This is the first of a series of four Seasonal Hikes to discover how our park changes with the seasons. If you sign up your family (up to four people), you get a family rate of $32. Or you can add additional people or sign up individually for $15/person. Min 2/Max 20 $15/person1 class MacGregor Park Sa 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Jan 4 5201.404 Su 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Jan 5 5201.405 $32/4 ppl 1 class MacGregor Park Sa 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Jan 4 5201.406 Su 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Jan 5 5201.407

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ENRICHMENT

YOUTH & FAMILY

FITNESS & MOVEMENT

YOUTH & FAMILY

BALLET/HIP HOP

TUMBLING

Ages 6-12. This is a great way to introduce your child to hip hop and ballet 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 - 6:30 p.m. Jan 14 - Feb 18 5201.201

Ages 6-12. This is a very innovative program that teaches basic fundamental skills needed to be successful in gymnastics, cheer or 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 Tu 7:15 - 7:45 p.m. Jan 14 - Feb 18 5201.202

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO EACH CLASS.

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ADULTS

LANGUAGE

FRENCH

BEGINNING SPANISH

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 as well as greeting, numbers and common expressions. Learn the difference between Quebecois, Cajun, Haitian and Parisian French. Vive le francais. Min 1/Max 8 $47 4 weeks WWT Main W 7 – 8 p.m. Jan 8 - 29 2201.301

Ages 18+. Dr. Sukapdjo teaches pronunciation and spelling, nouns, adjectival 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 $47 4 weeks WWT Main M 6 - 7 p.m. Jan 6 - 27 2201.303

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! Min 1/Max 8 $47 4 weeks WWT Main W 6 - 7 p.m. Jan 8 - 29 2201.302

ADULTS

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 3/Max 10 $47 4 weeks WWT Main M 7 – 8 p.m. Jan 6 - 27 2201.304

ENRICHMENT MEDICARE MADE CLEAR

CPR Ages 13+. The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and teaches students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies such as burns, cuts, scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck, back injuries, heat and cold emergencies, and how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies to help victims of any age - adults (about 12 years and older) and pediatric (infants and children up to 12 years of age). Students who successfully complete this course will receive an American Red Cross certification for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years. For Questions, Please Call Cathy Nickels-Herndon 317-501-1121. Includes Adult & Pediatric CPR/AED and First Aid. Min 4/Max 10 $102 1 class WWT Lower Sa 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Feb 22 2201.305

CPR CLASSES - BLENDED LEARNING Ages 13+. This American Red Cross course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants and meets OSHA/ workplace requirements. This is a blended learning course including an online portion and an instructor-led classroom skill session. The online portion must be completed prior to attending the in-class portion and must be taken on a PC or tablet with a high speed Internet connection. Allow approximately 2 hours 30 minutes to complete the online portion. Upon successful completion of this course you will receive certification for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years. For Questions, Please Call Cathy Nickels-Herndon 317-501-1121. Includes Adult & Pediatric CPR/AED and First Aid. Min 4/Max 10 $102 1 class WWT Lower Sa 10 – 11:45 a.m. Dec 14 2201.306 Sa 10 – 11:45 a.m. Jan 4 2201.307

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INTERMEDIATE SPANISH

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 interest in learning more about how Medicare works. Min 1/Max 13 FREE 1 class WWT Main M 6 – 7 p.m. Jan 13 2201.308 M 6 - 7 p.m. Feb 24 2201.309

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 Main Tu 6 – 7 p.m. Dec 10 2201.310 Tu 6 – 7 p.m. Jan 7 2201.311 Tu 6 – 7 p.m. Feb 11 2201.312

POP UP PAINTING Ages 18+. Introduction to acrylic painting techniques--follow up sessions are available. Supply fee is an additional $15 paid directly to the instructor. Min 2/Max 15 $37+supplies 1 class WWT Lower Su 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Dec 15 2201.201 Sa 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Feb 8 2201.202 Su 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Feb 23 2201.203

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


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 $40 1x/week WWT Lower Sa 8 – 9 a.m. Dec 7 - 21 3201.401 Sa 8 – 9 a.m. Jan 4 - 25 3201.402 Sa 8 – 9 a.m. Feb 1 - 29 3201.403 $72 2x/week VF Clubhouse *3rd Tues 5:45 – 6:45 p.m. Tu/Th 6 – 7 p.m. Dec 3 - 19 3201.404 Tu/Th 6 – 7 p.m. Jan 2 - 30 3201.405 Tu/Th 6 – 7 p.m. Feb 4 - 27 3201.406 $87 3x/week See Above Tu/Th/Sa 6 – 7 p.m. & Sa 8 – 9 a.m. Dec 3 - 21 3201.407 Tu/Th/Sa 6 – 7 p.m. & Sa 8 – 9 a.m. Jan 2 - 30 3201.408 Tu/Th/Sa 6 – 7 p.m. & Sa 8 – 9 a.m. Feb 1 - 29 3201.409

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 Dec 3 - 19 3201.410 Tu/Th 11 a.m. – Noon Jan 2 - 30 3201.411 Tu/Th 11 a.m. – Noon Feb 4 - 27 3201.412

WOMEN’S WALKING GROUP Ages 18+. Continue your fitness routine…Join fellow walkers at the Westfield Washington Library for an indoor walking program during the winter. FREE WWPL Tu/Th 10:30 a.m. Dec 3 - Feb 27

ADULTS

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 muscle, change your life”. Bring your yoga mat to class. Min 6/Max 26 Penny Foster $37 4 weeks VF Clubhouse M 9 – 10 a.m. Dec 2 - 23 3201.101 M 9 – 10 a.m. Jan 6 - 27 3201.102 $32 3 weeks VF Clubhouse *DENOTES NO CLASS M 9 – 10 a.m. Feb 3 - 24* (2/17) 3201.103 Jim Habegger (Gentle Yoga) $37 4 weeks W 6 – 7:15 p.m. W 6 – 7:15 p.m. W 6 – 7:15 p.m.

WWT Lower Nov 27 - Dec 18 Jan 8 - 29 Feb 5 - 26

Sarah Faulkner (Beginner Yoga) $32 3 weeks F 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. $45 5 weeks F 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. $37 4 weeks F 9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

VF Clubhouse Dec 6 - 20 VF Clubhouse Jan 3 - 31 VF Clubhouse Feb 7 - 28

3201.104 3201.105 3201.106

3201.107 3201.108 3201.109

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 8/Max 12 $37 4 weeks WWT Lower Th 6 – 7 p.m. Dec 5 - 26 3201.201 Su 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Jan 5 - 26 3201.202 Su 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Feb 2 - 23 3201.203 Th 6 – 7 p.m. Feb 6 - 27 3201.204 $45 5 weeks WWT Lower Su 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Dec 1 - 29 3201.205 Th 6 – 7 p.m. Jan 2 - 30 3201.206

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS 7 DAYS PRIOR TO EACH CLASS.

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WESTFIELD WASHINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS The following programs are hosted by the Westfield Washington Public Library (WWPL). All programs are free unless otherwise noted. If registration is required or if you would like additional information, please contact the WWPL at 317-8969391. Visit wwpl.lib.in.us for a complete calendar of events.

CHILDREN SPECIAL PROGRAMS Ballet Theatre of Carmel Presents Scenes from The Nutcracker Families. Join us for a special preview of Ballet Theatre’s holiday performance of The Nutcracker. Children will be invited to participate in beginning ballet steps. Wear your ballet costumes for photos with the dancers. We will be handing out free tickets starting at 5:30 PM (30 minutes before program begins). You need a ticket to attend. M 6 p.m. Dec 2

Make It and Take It Holiday Edition School Age. Drop in during the open craft time. Sa 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Dec 21

2020 National Geographic Qualifying Bee Grades 4-8 who have not reached their 15th birthday before 9/1/19. Cost is $12 to participate, paid registration required by Dec. 6. Attendance at the event is free. Tu 6 - 7:30 p.m. Jan 14

Friday Funday Preschool age. Dental Hygiene Lab – Tooth Fairy Event F 10:30 a.m. Feb 7

Cosmic Kids Grades 1 - 3. This 90 minute interactive, imaginative, hands on STEM experience is sure to excite the inner astronaut in your child. Let’s build a 3D model of the moon while learning about the different phases! Or maybe we will build a balloon rocket and race to the stars! Your child is sure to enjoy science when it’s this much fun. So, join us as we share the wonders of the universe. Price: $10 per child. MUST be preregistered no later than Friday before event date - no walk-ins or drop-ins allowed. Register via Eventbrite link: www.cosmicKids-Link. eventbrite.com OR call Link Observatory direct to register: 317-4890888 OR via the Link Observatory website at: www.linkobservatory.org. Sa 10:30 am - 12 p.m. Dec 21, Jan 18, Feb 15

Story Castle Cinema Families. First Saturday of each month. Join us in the Story Castle for free family movie fun! Sa 1 p.m. Dec 7: Ice Age and Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas Special Jan 4: Rise of the Guardians Feb 1: The Swan Princess: Royally Undercover

Family BINGO Night Families age 6+. Kids, bring your parents or grandparents for an inter-generational fun night with classic BINGO games! W 6 - 7 p.m. Dec 18 W 6 - 7 p.m. Feb 19

Elf Party Families age 6+. Ho! Ho! Ho! The holidays are right around the corner and it's time to celebrate the past year with some fun! If you have an affinity for elf culture and smiling is your favorite, you're invited to the Children's Department Elf Party! Come play some games, do some crafts, and watch Elf (2003) in our Story Castle Cinema! We may even receive a visit from a special guest! Tu 6 - 7:30 p.m. Dec 17

PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS Story Time - Every Monday and Tuesday 18 months and up w/caregiver. 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. M 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. Dec 2, 9, 16; Jan 6, 13, 27; Feb 3, 10, 17, 24 Tu 10:30 a.m. Dec 3, 10, 17; Jan 7, 14, 21, 28; Feb 4, 11, 18, 25

Story Time Puppet Theatre Shows - 4th Tuesday of the month Preschool age w/caregiver. Tu 10:30 a.m. Jan 28: The Ugly Duckling Feb 25: The Frog Prince

Baby Love Story Time - Every Thursday Birth to 18 months. Stories, songs, rhymes, finger-plays, and playtime for babies accompanied by a caregiver. Siblings welcome. Th 10:30 a.m. Dec 5, 12, 19; Jan 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb 6, 13, 20, 27

RECURRING SCHOOL AGE PROGRAMS Family Game Night with Hoosier Tabletop Families, ages 6+. Join us with your friends and family for some new and exciting card and board games! Hoosier Tabletop will provide a new selection of games from their library and teach you how to play. Online registration required at https://www.hoosiertabletop.com. W 6 – 7:30 p.m. Dec 4; Jan 8; Feb 5

Paws to Read Practice reading out loud to a friendly dog in a non-judging environment. Free, but call to reserve your 10 minute time slot. Sa 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Dec 14; Jan 11; Feb 8

Beginning Spanish for Elementary Students Grades 1 - 3. Second semester of year-long program. Prerequisite: Semester 1 or permission of instructor. Registration required. $120 for 12-week session (includes materials fee). Sa 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Jan 11 - Mar 28

Makerspace Grades 1 - 6. Registration required. Tu 6 – 7 p.m. Dec 10; Jan 14; Feb 11 W 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Dec 11; Jan 8; Feb 5

CoderDojo at WWPL Grades 1 - 6. A monthly club for kids interested in programming concepts. Free, but registration requested. Tu 6 - 7 p.m. Jan 28; Feb 25 W 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Jan 29; Feb 26

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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.

TEENS Winter Reading Program: “Smitten with Reading”: 1/6/20 – 2/28/20 Escape Room: Buddy the Elf Adults, Teens. Sign up for your 30-minute session either individually or with a group. Test your puzzle solving and clue deciphering skills in this festive holiday-themed escape room adventure! Reservations required. W 5 - 8 p.m. Dec 11 Th 5 - 8 p.m. Dec 12

Anime’ Manga Club

ADULTS – AGES 18+ Winter Reading Program: “Smitten with Reading”: 1/6/20 – 2/28/20 Escape Room: Buddy the Elf Adults, Teens. Sign up for your 30-minute session either individually or with a group. Test your puzzle solving and clue deciphering skills in this festive holiday-themed escape room adventure! Reservations required. W 5 - 8 p.m. Dec 11 Th 5 - 8 p.m. Dec 12

WWPL Book Group (For more information, inquire at our Adult Reference Desk.) W

12:45 p.m.

Jan 15; Feb 19

Mystery Book Group W

1 p.m.

Jan 8; Feb 5

If you love anime (Japanese animation), manga (Japanese comics), or Japanese culture, this is the place for you! Teens meet in the Story Castle to watch videos, share stories, and just hang out. Snacks provided. M 4 p.m. Dec 2, 9, 16; Jan 6, 13, 27; Feb 3, 10, 24

Holiday Party for Combined Book Groups - RSVP requested 317-896-9391

Gaming Corner

American Mahjong - Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday

Come and play video games with friends after school in the teen room at the library. W 4 p.m. Dec 4, 11, 18; Jan 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb 5, 12, 19, 26

Drop-in Craft Drop in and make a fun craft in the teen room! Th 4 p.m. Dec 19 (Scrabble Tile Ornaments) Th 4 p.m. Jan 23 (Perpetual Desk Calendars) Th 4 p.m. Feb 13 (Valentine Candy Jars)

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Tu W Su

11 a.m.

Dec 4

4:30 p.m. 1 p.m. 1:30 p.m.

Quilting Group - 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month Tu

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Euchre - 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month

Breakout Box: Totally Radical 80s Time Travel!

Tu

Work with your friends to solve a series of puzzles and break into a locked box. Finish before the timer runs out and you’ll win a prize. Tu 4 p.m. Jan 9

AARP Tax-Aide Tax Preparation Help

Teen Advisory Group Open to all teens in grades 7 – 12. Help plan teen programs, suggest materials for the YA collection, and earn volunteer hours! Meets quarterly. Tu 4 p.m. Feb 27

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Beginning on January 31, 2020, 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. Contact the library to schedule an appointment. 317-896-9391. F 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Jan 31 - Apr 10

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one hour once a week be a positive role model

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