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A Parks AND Recreation, Library Guide

Fall 2019


Table of Contents Registration Information

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Memberships & Rentals

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Senior Programs

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Recreation Center Programs

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Youth & Adult Athletics

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Zula B. Wylie Library Park Information

REGISTRATION

Register with Any Device

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Register online at cedarhilltx.com/online!

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Parks & Recreation Department

Pre-registration is required for all recreation programs unless otherwise listed and all fees are due at the time of registration. Please note the deadline for all programs is 3 days prior to the start of the class. All programs require a minimum number of registrants in order to operate. Programs will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Each program fee is listed in the brochure, and additional supplies might be required if noted. Cash, check, or credit card (Visa, MasterCard and American Express) are accepted.

Online Registration Register and pay for programs, sign up for memberships and view facilities all from your computer, tablet or smart phone! You’ll need to create an account to use it, but don’t worry! With a couple of clicks and a few taps of the keyboard, you’ll be set up and ready to enjoy the convenience of online registration. The new system has many great benefits and is extremely easy to use! Search for your favorite programs by keyword, age, day, time, location and more! You can even register for multiple programs in one transaction making the registration and payment process faster and more convenient!

Administrative Offices 285 Uptown Blvd. (2nd Floor) (972) 291-5130 Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm Alan E. Sims Cedar Hill Recreation Center 310 E. Parkerville Rd. (972) 293-5288 Monday-Friday 5:30 am-9:30 pm Saturday 8 am-6 pm Sunday 1-7 pm Senior Center 1740 Mansfield Rd. (972) 291-5353 Monday-Friday 8 am-4 pm Closed Saturday & Sunday

Zula B. Wylie Public Library 225 Cedar St. (972) 291-7323 Renewal Line: (972) 230-5792 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 10 am-9 pm Wednesday, Friday 10 am-6 pm Saturday 10 am-5 pm Closed Sunday

Holiday Closures: The Recreation Center, Senior Center Library, and Admin offices will be closed on the following holidays: Labor Day – Monday, September 2 Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 28 & Friday, November 29 Christmas - Tuesday, December 24 & Wednesday, December 25


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MEMBERSHIPS & RENTALS Memberships

Multipurpose Room Rentals

The Alan E. Sims Cedar Hill Recreation Center is the perfect place to maintain your healthy lifestyle in our fitness area, learn something new participating in one of our programs, host a special event in one of our multipurpose room rentals or play a game of basketball with your family and friends. Memberships are available to both Cedar Hill residents and non-residents at the same rate.  Each membership includes:

With over 5,400 square feet available for rent, the Alan E. Sims Cedar Hill Recreation Center is ideal for meetings, receptions, birthday parties and weddings. Guests have the option of using the entire space or splitting it up into 4 separate rooms.

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Access to state-of-the-art fitness equipment including three-lane walking/jogging track, a variety of cardio and strength machines, free weights and much more. (free fitness orientation available). Two full size gymnasiums. Game room including table tennis, foosball, air hockey, pool table and gaming systems. Onsite childcare 6 mo to 6 yrs in our barnyard room (Included in annual membership fee, or $20/10 visits, $4/per child, per visit). Complimentary wallet lockers located in the gymnasium & fitness area for personal items.

Age Annual 3-Month 1-Month Day Pass Adult (18-54 yrs) $150 Youth (7-17 yrs) $100

$50

$20

$5

$40

$20

$5

Senior (55 yrs+)

$40

$20

$5

$100

N/A

N/A

$100

Family (Up to 4) $300

Each rental includes access to audio/video equipment and a commercial kitchen (for an additional fee). Each room is adjacent to an outdoor patio and overlooks a beautiful pond. For additional information, or to check availability, visit cedarhilltx.com/pard or call (972) 293-5288. Rental Space

Deposit before 4 pm)

Sun-Fri

Fri-Sat

One Room

$150

$40/hr

$50/hr

Two Rooms

$200

$55/hr

$65/hr $85/hr

Three Rooms $250

$75/hr

Four Rooms $300

$100/hr $110/hr

Kitchen

$30/hr

N/A

$30/hr

Please take a moment to look over the Recreation Center policies and guidelines at cedarhilltx.com/pard.


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SENIOR PROGRAMS The Cedar Hill Senior Center services active seniors, age 50 and older, through planned programs, activities, and trips. Participants are offered enriching opportunities in a safe, fulfilling environment. Memberships to the center are FREE of charge and can be completed at the Senior Center. All programs are held weekly at the Senior Center, and registration is required for designated programs (up to 40 participants). Registrations are completed in person at the center, and Cedar Hill residents have first priority. For additional program information or registration, visit cedarhilltx.com/pard. To access our monthly calendar, visit cedarhilltx.com/seniors

SPECIAL INTEREST Queen Beaders

FITNESS Gold Toning Learn the art of making beautiful Registration Required and fun jewelry. Tone your body and stay active Th 10 am-12 pm through aerobic movement. T 8:30 and 9:30 am Hand Quilting Th 8:30 and 9:30 am Quilting is a major part of history. This class will help you enhance Yoga for Seniors your personal legacy as you make Registration Required your mark on history. Learn how to breathe through Th 12:30-2:30 pm basic Yoga movements. M/Th 1-2 pm and 2-3 pm Loom Knitting Learn how to make your own gloves, Zumba Gold scarves, and hats with the loom. Registration Required W 12:30-2:30 pm Move to the rhythm of the music with basic Latin dance moves. GAMES M 8:30-9:30 am T/Th/F 10:30-11:30 am Social Bridge Enjoy the game of bridge with other members. W 11 am-3 pm

Intermediate Social Bridge

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Bingo

11:30 am-3 pm

Pay $1.00 per card and win food! W 10 am-12 pm

Senior Center Travel Club

DANCE Line Dancing

Registration Required Learn fun dances choreographed to contemporary music. T 1-2 pm

You can sign up to receive information and notices about our upcoming trips! We also have surveys you can fill out to help us plan future trips. To sign up visit the Senior Center or email valerie.rolark@cedarhilltx.com.


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RECREATION PROGRAMS Fitness & Athletic Programs Beginner Pickleball

Age: 12 yrs+ Fee: $25/session Location: Recreation Center Gymnasium An instructor will teach you the proper rules, strategy, and techniques in playing pickleball. We also offer competitive and non-competitive free play in the gymnasium. For play times call 972.293.5288. Code 6759 6760 6761 6762

Session 9/6-9/27 10/4-10/25 11/1-11/22 12/6-12/13

Days F F F F

Times 1:30-3 pm 1:30-3 pm 1:30-3 pm 1:30-3 pm

AIKIA Karate

Age: 5 yrs+ Fee: $30/session Location: Recreation Center Channel your energy through a combined style of American Tae-Kwon-Do and American Kenpo while learning self-discipline, respect for others, and self-defense. *Each session includes Sat. tournament practice (12-2 pm). Code

Session

6755 9/4-9/28 6756 10/2-10/28 6757 11/2-11/27 6758 12/2-12/14

Days

Times

M/W Sat M/W Sat M/W Sat M/W Sat

5:30-9 pm 12-2 pm 5:30-9 pm 12-2 pm 5:30-9 pm 12-2 pm 5:30-9 pm 12-2 pm

Flip Mode Tumbling

Age: 4-17 yrs Fee: FREE Location: Recreation Center We offer 60-minute beginner, intermediate, and advanced level classes that teach skills such as forward/backward rolls, handstands, round offs, bridges, back walkover, and front walkover. Beginner Code Session 6862 9/4-9/25 6896 10/2-10/30 6897 11/6-11/27 6898 12/4-12/11

Days W W W W

Times 6-7 pm 6-7 pm 6-7 pm 6-7 pm

Intermediate Code Session 6866 9/4-9/25 6867 10/2-10/30 6868 11/6-11/27 6869 12/4-12/11

Days W W W W

Times 7-8 pm 7-8 pm 7-8 pm 7-8 pm

Advanced Code Session 6858 9/7-9/28 6859 10/5-10/26 6860 11/2-11/23 6861 12/7

Days Sat Sat Sat Sat

Times 10-11 am 10-11 am 10-11 am 10-11 am

Personal Training

The Alan E. Sims Cedar Hill Recreation Center offers individual training services from certified personal trainers with various specializations to help meet your health and fitness goals. Visit the front desk or cedarhilltx.com/pard for a list of trainers.


Steady Warriors Yoga

Age: 12 yrs+ Fee: $40/session, FREE to all veterans and first responders - Courtesy of Warrior Spirit Project Location: Recreation Center Bring strength, resilience, and flexibility into your body and your life. This traditional Hatha Yoga class offers basic postures, breathing techniques, and meditation suitable for everyone. A one team approach ensures that every student will have the opportunity for a positive experience. Code 6883 6884 6885 6886

Session 9/4-9/25 10/2-10/30 11/6-11/27 12/4-12/11

Days W W W W

Times 7-8 pm 7-8 pm 7-8 pm 7-8 pm

Volleyball-Adult Coed League

Age: 16 yrs+ Fee: $116 per team Location: Recreation Center Code Session Days 6947 8/19-10/28 M 6735 11/4-12/16 M

Times 7-9:30 pm 7-9:30 pm

NEW! Technique & Tumble Age: 3-5 yrs and 6 yrs+ Fee: $60/session Location: Recreation Center

Age: 3-5 yrs This preschool level class focuses on training students who are interested in learning acrobatic tumbling skills that could be used in dance, cheer, or gymnastics. Code 6907 6891 6908 6892 6909 6893 6910 6894

Session 9/3-9/24 9/8-9/29 10/1-10/29 10/6-10/27 11/5-11/26 11/3-11/24 12/3-12/10 12/8-12/15

Days T Sat T Sat T Sat T Sat

Times 4:45-5:45 pm 2-2:45 pm 4:45-5:45 pm 2-2:45 pm 4:45-5:45 pm 2-2:45 pm 4:45-5:45 pm 2-2:45 pm

Age: 6 yrs+ Code Session 6911 9/8-9/29 6912 10/6-10/27 6913 11/3-11/24 6914 12/8-12/15

Days Sat Sat Sat Sat

Times 3-4 pm 3-4 pm 3-4 pm 3-4 pm

Camp Gladiator

Zumba®

Age: 12 yrs+ Fee: Unlimited-$45 2x/week-$26 3x/week-$30 4x/week-$40 Drop In-$7 Location: Recreation Center Dance to great music, with great people, and burn a ton of calories without even realizing it. Burn up to 900 calories an hour while having a blast working out to rhythms like Salsa, Reggaeton, Merengue, Cumbia and Hip-Hop. Zumba® AM Code Session Days 6849 9/3-9/30 M/T/W/Th/Sat 6848 10/1-10/31 M/T/W/Th/Sat 6847 11/2-11/26 M/T/W/Th/Sat 6846 12/2-12/14 M/T/W/Th/Sat

Times 9-10 am 9-10 am 9-10 am 9-10 am

Zumba® PM Code Session Days 6849 9/3-9/30 M/T/Th W 6848 10/1-10/31 M/T/Th W 6847 11/2-11/26 M/T/Th W 6946 12/2-12/14 M/T/Th W

Times 6:30-7:30 pm 6-7 pm 6:30-7:30 pm 6-7 pm 6:30-7:30 pm 6-7 pm 6:30-7:30 pm 6-7 pm

Camp Gladiator Cedar Hill is held at the Recreation Center on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at 8:00 am and also at 6:45 pm on Mondays & Wednesdays. All fitness levels are welcome! Contact dantesmithcampgladiator.com for more details.


RECREATION PROGRAMS Cultural Arts LP’s Dance for Kids

Age: 3-15 yrs Fee: $60/session Location: Recreation Center This course brings the elegance of ballet to students. Learn basic ballet technique and French terminology. Gain poise, grace, rhythm and balance. Age: 3-7 yrs Code Session 6875 9/4-9/25 6876 10/2-10/30 6877 11/4-11/27 6878 12/2-12/11

Days M/W M/W M/W M/W

Times 7-8 pm 7-8 pm 7-8 pm 7-8 pm

Age: 8-15 yrs Code Session 6879 9/5-9/27 6880 10/3-10/31 6881 11/1-11/22 6882 12/5-12/13

Days Th/F Th/F Th/F Th/F

Times 5-6:30 pm 5-6:30 pm 5-6:30 pm 5-6:30 pm

NEW! Davenport Line Dance Age: 18 yrs+ Fee: $40/session Location: Recreation Center Beginner & intermediate line dance class. Code 6940 6941 6942 6943

Session 9/7-9/28 10/5-10/26 11/2-11/23 12/7-12/14

Days Sat Sat Sat Sat

Times 8:45-9:45 am 8:45-9:45 am 8:45-9:45 am 8:45-9:45 am

Jay’s Swing Camp

Dancing Little Stars

Code 6871 6872 6873 6874

Code 6854 6936 6855 6937 6856 6938 6857 6939

Age: 16 yrs+ Fee: $25/session Location: Recreation Center Teaches swing dance from an 8-count premise and focuses on building the person from the inside out. We teach self-confidence, posture, balance, timing, musicality of dance, and much more. This class also teaches dance choreography for public performance and swing dance competitions. Session 9/5-9/26 10/3-10/31 11/7-11/21 12/7-12/14

Days Th Th Th Th

Times 7-9 pm 7-9 pm 7-9 pm 7-9 pm

Blue Monarch Line Dancing

Age: 50 yrs+ Fee: $10/session Drop-in Fee: $3/class Location: Recreation Center Come join the fun! Blue Monarch Line Dance is ideal for people without a partner. Dance individually and add your own flavor. Not only will you have fun, you will stay active and learn set patterns. This program is proven to help improve memory and coordination. Code 6850 6851 6852

Session 9/9-9/30 10/7-10/28 11/4-11/25

Days M M M

Times 10-11 am 10-11 am 10-11 am

Age: 3-6 yrs Fee: $54/session Location: Recreation Center A fun, energetic dance class that combines ballet & tap. Session 9/3-9/24 9/5-9/26 10/1-10/29 10/3-10/31 11/5-11/26 11/7-11/21 12/3-12/10 12/5-12/12

Days T Th T Th T Th T Th

Times 6-7 pm 6:30-7:30 pm 6-7 pm 6:30-7:30 pm 6-7 pm 6:30-7:30 pm 6-7 pm 6:30-7:30 pm

Teen Hip Hop

Age: 8-16 yrs Fee: $40/session Location: Recreation Center Teens can enjoy a fun and energetic dance class learning the latest moves. Code 6895 6896 6897 6898

Session 9/6-9/27 10/4-10/25 11/1-11/22 12/6-12/13

Days F F F F

Times 7-8 pm 7-8 pm 7-8 pm 7-8 pm


Special Interests NEW! SQ Kids & Teens Modeling & Acting

Age: 4-8 yrs and 9-13 yrs Fee: $60/session Location: Recreation Center The course teaches young students both modeling for print, runway, and acting for television and film. Students will learn ABC’s of modeling and acting to prepare students who want to work in these ever-changing sought-after, industries. Students will also grow in selfconfidence, discipline, and communication. Age: 4-8 yrs Code Session 6899 9/9-9/30 6900 10/7-10/28 6901 11/4-11/25 6902 12/2-12/9

Days M M M M

Times 6-8 pm 6-8 pm 6-8 pm 6-8 pm

Age: 9-13 yrs Code Session 6707 9/5-9/26 6708 10/3-10/31 6709 11/7-11/21 6710 12/12

Days Th Th Th Th

Times 6-8 pm 6-8 pm 6-8 pm 6-8 pm

Waisted Spin Class

Piano

Age: All ages Fee: $45/session Location: Recreation Center Play piano like a pro in no time! Learn great techniques, ear training, the number system, and how to read music. Code Session Days 6887 9/3-9/30 M/W 6888 10/1-10/31 M/W 6889 11/1-11/27 M/W 6890 12/2-12/13 M/W

Times 9-10 am, 10-11 am, 4-5 pm & 6-7 pm 9-10 am, 10-11 am, 4-5 pm & 6-7 pm 9-10 am, 10-11 am, 4-5 pm & 6-7 pm 9-10 am, 10-11 am, 4-5 pm & 6-7 pm

Village Tech 4-in-1

Age: 6-17 yrs Fee: $70/session Location: Recreation Center Half day program for Village Tech students. Students will take 4 enrichment classes for the price of 1. Programs include performing arts, cooking and karate/basketball to enhance personal and social growth in various life skills. Code 6917 6918 6919 6920

Session 9/4-9/25 10/2-10/30 11/6-11/27 12/4-12/11

Days W W W W

Times 1-5 pm 1-5 pm 1-5 pm 1-5 pm

CPR, AED & First Aid

Age: 18 yrs+ Fee: $100/session Location: Recreation Center This course will equip couples with skills needed to build a biblical marriage. Completion of the course will allow couples to receive a discount on their marriage license.

Age: All ages Fee: $45/session Location: Recreation Center The American Heart Association course is designed to prepare a wide variety of people who, as responders, may need to perform CPR, or use automated external defribrillator (AED) to help someone who is choking.

Code Session 6787 9/8-9/29

Code 6921

Premarital Course

A fun way to burn calories and sweat! Monday-Wednesday at these times: 9-9:30 am, 11:30 am-12 pm, and 9-9:30 pm. Bikes are a first come first served basis. $10 per class, drop in only.

Days Times Sat 3-5 pm

CHAT Squad

Session 10/26

Days Sat

Times 10 am-2 pm

FREE youth mentoring group that enhances self-esteem, healthier relationships, and lifestyle choices. Meets Monday and Wednesdays 3:30-6 pm. Online registration available at cedarhilltx.com/online.


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ATHLETIC PROGRAMS Adult Athletics Information Registration can be completed at cedarhilltx.com/pard or in person at the Alan E. Sims Cedar Hill Recreation Center or Parks and Recreation administrative offices. Adult Softball

Age: 16 yrs+ Last Day to Register: Fall-August 14 Season: Fall-August 26 Minimum: 5 teams per league Location: Virginia Weaver Softball Complex (631 Somerset Dr.) Fee Per Team: $325 Join us for the adult softball league. Each team will play eight games and the top four per division qualify to play in a single elimination city tournament. Teams will register under USSSA and play under USSSA rules. Come on out and let’s “Play Ball!” Code 6534 6533 6535

League Fall - Adult Mens (Monday) Fall - Adult Mens Beginner (Monday) Fall - Adult Coed (Friday)

Associations DFW Adult Baseball Association (DFW ABA) Age: 18 yrs+ www.dfw-aba.com DFW Adult Baseball Association is an adult baseball league for adults to play America’s game, regardless of age or playing experience. Skills range from entry level to advanced. DFW ABA is a family oriented organization which emphasizes good sportsmanship as well as good competition. Contact: JD Magee at dfwaba@gmail.com

Rainout Lines Sports: (972) 480-5868

Special Event: (214) 855-9758


Youth Athletics Information Cedar Hill Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the following associations to provide exceptional youth athletics in our community. Each association is operated by volunteers dedicated to providing a positive team experience for each participant. For information regarding registration, schedules, and practices please contact the association directly. Cedar Hill Youth Basketball Association (CHYBA) Age: 4-14 yrs Registration: October Season: Winter Contact: cedarhillbasketball@yahoo.com or call Rodney at (469) 766-9057 sports.bluesombrero.com/cedarhillbasketball Cedar Hill Youth Basketball Association provides basketball of all skill levels, ranging from beginner, intermediate and select to the youth boys and girls of Cedar Hill. Cedar Hill Soccer Association (CHSA) Age: 3-18 yrs Registration: November-January, July Season: Spring/Fall Contact: registrar.chsa@gmail.com www.cedarhillsoccer.org Cedar Hill Soccer Association provides quality soccer training for boys and girls in Cedar Hill Independent School District boundaries at all skill levels, ranging from recreation, club and academy.

Cedar Hill Baseball Association (CHBA)

Age: 3-14 yrs Registration: January & July Season: Spring/Fall Contact: Clint at cedarhillbaseball@yahoo.com www.cedarhillbaseball.com Cedar Hill Baseball Association provides baseball of all skill levels, ranging from recreation, select and tournament teams to the youth boys of Cedar Hill. Cedar Hill Girls Softball Association (CHGSA) Age: 4-15 yrs Registration: February & April-May & August Season: Recreational-Spring/Fall, Competitive-Summer Contact: Marvin at (469) 337-8934 or marvinb1018@gmail.com sports.bluesombrero.com/chgsa Cedar Hill Girls Softball Association offers recreational, select and high school level softball for the girls of Cedar Hill. Youth Football of Cedar Hill (YFCH) Age: 5-13 yrs Registration: January-July Season: Fall Contact: Larry at (972) 207-2589 or yfch.org yfch.org Youth Football of Cedar Hill provides the opportunity for every child to play organized football & cheerleading in a family oriented environment.

Tennis Lessons Age: 6-14 yrs Fee: $35/session Instructor: Martha Franklin, USPTA Development Coach, (469) 360-4045 Young champions develop hand-eye coordination as they learn tennis fundmentals in a fun and encouraging environment. Lessons at Crawford Park are for varying skill levels, from beginner to competition. Each session includes 4 lessons. Tennis balls are provided. Register online at cedarhilltx.com/pard, in person at Alan E. Sims Cedar Hill Recreation Center or at the Parks & Recreation administrative offices. 8U 6952 6955 6960

Date 9/24-10/15 10/22-11/12 11/19-12/10

Day Times T 5:30-6:30 pm T 5:30-6:30 pm T 5:30-6:30 pm

10U 6954 6957 6959

Date 9/26-10/17 10/24-11/14 11/21-12/19

Day Times Th 5:30-6:30 pm Th 5:30-6:30 pm Th 5:30-6:30 pm

14U 6953 6956 6958

Date 9/25-10/16 10/23-11/13 11/20-12/11

Day Times W 5:30-6:30 pm W 5:30-6:30 pm W 5:30-6:30 pm


DêA DE LOS MUERTOS Celebration

NOVEMBER 2, 3 PM AT ZULA B. WYLIE PUBLIC LIBRARY

BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY TO EXPERIENCE THE DAY OF THE DEAD HOLIDAY WITH ALTAR OFFERINGS, LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, FOOD AND MORE!


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A Community Resource The Zula B. Wylie Public Library is a community place dedicated to enriching the lives of our patrons with a wide variety of materials, services, and events. Our goal is to be your third place in the community, after home or work, and a virtual resource anywhere you go. All are invited to read, learn, and have fun with us here at the library!

Text ZULA to 70138 Ready 4K is an evidence-based text messaging program for parents of newborns and 1-5 year olds. Each week, parents receive fun facts, easy tips and encouraging messges to support their children’s learning. Ready 4K activities build on the things that parents already do with their children – like getting dressed, meal time, and bath time – to make supporting child developments fast, fun, and easy. Ready 4K text messages cover early literacy, early math, and social and emotional skills. Available in both English and Spanish. For information, call us at (972) 291-7323 ext. 1323.


ZULA B. WYLIE PUBLIC LIBRARY Library Services

Library Events

Library Cards

Date Event

Zula B. Wylie Public Library cards are FREE to residents of Texas. You can borrow books, videos, DVDs, ebooks, audio books and magazines. Virtual electronic cards are also available to access online databases and resources. Cedar Hill, DeSoto, and Duncanville residents can receive a partnership card FREE of charge.

Time

9/9 Family Fun Night: Science Extravaganza 6:30 pm 9/20 Discover the Arts after Dark 6:30 pm 10/14

Family Fun Night: Dancing through Cultures

6:30 pm

This service on our library website allows you to get information on research, websites, library collections, databases, and other library services via e-mail or phone. Someone will respond to you within 24 hours. You can also call the library during business hours at (972) 291-7323 ext. 1300.

10/31

Scare on the Square in Historic Downtown Cedar Hill

6 pm

11/2

Dia de Los Muertos Celebration

3 pm

Business Center

11/11

Family Fun Night: Reading with Our Veterans

6:30 pm

12/5

Holiday on the Hill in Historic Downtown Cedar Hill

6 pm

12/7

Friends Holiday Open House

2 pm

12/13

Kwanzaa Celebration

6:30 pm

Ask a Librarian

Sending faxes, making copies, black & white and/or color printing is available for a small fee. Mobile printing is available through our website. Scanning documents is free of change.

Technology & Digital Resources

Hotspots, laptops, electronic tablets, Roku streaming sticks, and virtual reality goggles are available for checkout. Digital items such as eBooks, movies, audiobooks and magazines are also available for checkout. Research and educational databases including Lynda.com are free of charge with your library card.

Meeting Room

The meeting room is available for use by non-profit organizations. Please visit our website to access the meeting room policy and application.

Outdoor Music & Discovery Garden

The Traphene Hickman Outdoor Music and Discovery Garden is an interactive play area adjacent to the library which allows individuals of all ages to explore a musical experience while affording children the benefits of outdoor play and music.

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month!

A library card is a ticket to educational resources and activities for you and your family. Signing up for a library card is the first step towards academic achievement and lifelong learning and it’s FREE!


YOUTH LIBRARY PROGRAMS Children Storytime Sessions: Baby Storytime - Mondays at 10:30 am. Babies 0-36 months are invited to enjoy an engaging session of songs, movement and stories to develop the motor, social and pre-literacy skills for this age all while having fun! This class will be combined with our Family Place Playgroups during the following sessions: October 7, 14, 21, 28 and November 4. In addition to our storytime activities, our Family Place Playgroup includes opportunities for parents and caregivers to engage with Community Resource Professionals to learn about resources and understand their role as their child’s first teacher. Siblings up to age 5 are also invited to these sessions. Preschool Storytime - Wednesdays at 10:30 am. Designed for children ages 3-6, this fun and engaging class will help preschoolers develop all important literacy skills. Songs, fingerplays and after storytime activities will focus on the skills needed for the first year of kindergarten. Toddler Storytime - Fridays at 10:30 am. Stories, dance and action rhymes will engage toddlers ages 2-3 in developing pre-reading skills in this fun and active storytime class.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover October 18 & 19 Wonder what happens at the library after everyone goes home? We are going to find out! Drop off your stuffed animal at the library children’s desk between 3-6 pm on Friday, October 18. On Saturday, October 19 at 10:30 am come back to see what adventures the security cameras caught your stuffed animal engaged in! A slide show, stories, and donuts and juice will be served.

Bilingual Storytime - Join us for a Hispanic Heritage Month Storytime “Fiesta” September 21 at 10:30 am. Stories in English and Spanish followed by a fun activity! Noon Year’s Eve Storytime - December 31 at 11 am. Join us for a very special storytime for the kiddos to ring in the New Year! Enjoy stories, activities, dancing, snacks and big celebration as we count down to NOON!

Ongoing Activities: Youth Tellers - Children in grades 3-6 are invited to learn the art of storytelling every Thursday at 5 pm. Homework Help - Children in grades 3-6 can receive guided assistance with homework every Wednesday at 5 pm. Fall session begins October 2. Sessions are facilitated by a certified teacher. Space is limited. Register weekly by calling (972) 291-7323 ext. 1305. Paws & Reading Tutors - 2nd Saturday of every month at 1:30 pm. Children of all ages are invited to read with trained therapy dogs from Therapy Dogs International and Alliance of Therapy Dogs.

Thanksgiving Break Activities (ages 3-12) Craft Day-Monday, November 25, 1 pm Craft day. Join us in creating something fun and creative for the holiday. Legos in the Library-Tuesday, November 26, 1 pm Join our Lego challenge! Board Games-Wednedsday, November 27, 1 pm We’ll have a variety of popular board games set up for play in the library. All children 7 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


Tweens

Teens

Tween programs are designed for ages 8-12. Held on Mondays from 5-6 pm. Some programs require registration - call (972) 291-7323 ext. 1305.

September: SuperSTEM

Explore science experiments and the different technology the library has to offer. September 9, 16, and 30.

October: Chess Mondays

Learn how to play chess! October 7, 14, and 21.

The Hang Out: Activities for teens are held every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at 6 pm. Snacks are provided. For ages 13-18 only. Space is limited. To register call (972) 291-7323 ext. 1314. September 5: Gaming Day September 19: Writing Workshop October 3: Stuff a Scarecrow October 17: Teens Start-Up Business

November: Creative Writing

Develop your creative writing skills this month! November 4, 11, and 18.

November 7: DIY Crafts for Teens

December: Winter Wonderland

November 21: Financial Aid Help

On December 2, we’ll be playing “Reindeer Games.” On December 9, join us in decorating holiday ornaments, and on December 16 we’ll be decorating mugs and watching a holiday movie.

Tween Yoga

Learn basic yoga poses. September 28 and October 26 from 3-4 pm.

Chess Club for All Ages! Participants are invited to join in and play chess or watch and get tips if you are a beginner! Open to all ages. Club gathers every 3rd Saturday of each month at 3 pm.

December 19: Movie Day

Family Fun Night Science Extravaganza September 9 at 6:30 pm All ages are invited to a hands-on STEM Family Fun Night featuring the Dallas Zoo “STEM & You Program.” Explore different hands-on activities and crafts that demonstrate the STEM found in the zoo.


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ADULT LIBRARY PROGRAMS Adult Ongoing Programs Readers on the Hill Book Club - Every 1st Monday at 7 pm, October 7, November 4 and December 2. The Readers on the Hill book discussion club is open to everyone. Participants read and discuss a different book each month. Visit www.cedarhilllibrary.org for a list of books and information.

Computer Classes - We offer FREE weekly computer classes for adults. These classes cover a broad range of topics that will provide you with the skills necessary to be computer savvy. Call (972) 291-7323 ext. 1311 to register and visit www.cedarhilllibrary.org for a schedule of topics that will be covered.

Dallas Area Writers Group (DAWG) - Every 2nd Tuesday at 7 pm, September 10, October 8, November 12, and December 10. Dallas Area Writers Group meetings are open to all writers who want to improve writing skills, meet other writers, and get published. There is no charge to attend.

Adult ESL Classes - We now offer FREE ESL classes for adult Spanish speakers. This class meets every Wednesday, September 18-October 23 at 12:30 pm. Space is limited, registration is required. You can register on our website in Spanish and English.

Living with Diabetes - September 23, October 28, November 25 and December 23 at 6 pm. Learn life skills, tips and suggestions to live with diabetes.

Adult Featured Programs:

Sit and Sew - Every Thursday at 10 am. A group for adults who love to sew and want to learn how to sew. Space is limited. Call (972) 291-7323 ext. 1313 for more information.

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September 7, 11 am

Community Garden Class & Potluck

Make It @ Your Library - Event featuring invention and creativity. A celebration of the Maker movement. Saturdays, September 14, November 9 and December 14 at 1:30 pm.

September 14, 11 am

Share Your Story: Learn How to Publish Your Writing

Cedar Hill Genealogical Society - September 12, October 10, November 14, and December 12 at 6 pm. This society provides educational programs and training in genealogical research during their monthly meetings, which are open to the public.

September 18-October 23, ESL Classes 12:30 pm

Visit cedarhilllibrary.org for more information on library services, classes, and events.

October 3, 6:30 pm

Business 101 Workshop

October 5, 26, November 16, 2 pm

Conversational French Sessions

November 7, 11:30 am

Author Luncheon w/Olympian Johnny Quinn

November 19, 7 pm

Interfaith Panel Discussion


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