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Table of Contents Registration Information

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Membership & Rentals

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Facebook: facebook.com/cedarhillpard facebook.com/CHlibrary facebook.com/thecedarhillrec

Recreation Center Programs 3-6 Active Seniors

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Youth & Adult Athletics

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Zula B. Wylie Library

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Special Events

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Youth: (972) 480-5868 Adult: (214) 855-9758

Parks & Recreation Department 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. Monday-Friday 8 am-4 pm Closed Saturday & Sunday

(972) 291-5353

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


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Registration Info

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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.

New Online Registration Begins February 7 On February 7 we’ll be rolling out a new online registration system allowing you to register and pay for programs, sign up for memberships and view facilities all from your computer, tablet or smart phone! Once it has been released, 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!


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 rooms 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: • • • • •

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

Youth (7-17 yrs)

$100

3-Month

1-Month

Day Pass

Adult (18-54 yrs)

$150

$50

$20

$5

Senior (55 yrs+)

$100

$40

$20

$5

Family (Up to 4)

$300

2

$40 $100

$20 N/A

$5 N/A

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. 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 Sun-Fri (before 4 pm)

Fri-Sat

One Room

$150

$40/hr

$50/hr

Three Rooms

$250

$75/hr

$85/hr

Two Rooms

Four Rooms

$200 $300

$55/hr $100/hr

Kitchen N/A $30/hr

$65/hr $110/hr $30/hr

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


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Recreation Programs Athletic Programs Basketball Skills Mini Training ProtegĂŠ

Age: 4-8 yrs Fee: $85/session Drop-in Fee: $25/class Location: Recreation Center This program is the perfect class for developing your basketball superstar! Learn and refine basic basketball skills while developing fundamental movement skills such as balance, body movement and hand-eye coordination. Coach Rashad Robinson is a professional skills development coach in the DFW area. Code Session Days Times 5004 2/1-2/22 5005 3/1-3/29

W W

4:30-5:30 pm 4:30-5:30 pm

Flip Mode Tumbling Level I

Age: 5-18 yrs Fee: $50/session Drop-in Fee: $25/class Location: Recreation Center This 60-minute class is a beginner level class that teaches introductory skills such as forward/backward rolls, handstands, round offs, bridges, back walkover, and front walkover. Code Session Days Times

5299 5300 5301 5306

2/2-2/23 3/2-3/30 4/4-4/27 5/2-5/30

T/Th T/Th T/Th T/Th

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

Flip Mode Tumbling Level II

Age: 5-18 yrs Fee: $50/session Drop-in Fee: $25/class Location: Recreation Center This 60-minute class is an advanced level tumbling class that focuses on perfecting all level 1 skills with a progression to beginning back handspring. You must have 80% of level 1 skills to enroll in this class. Code Session Days Times

5303 5304 5305 5302

2/2-2/23 3/2-3/30 4/4-4/27 5/2-5/30

T/Th T/Th T/Th T/Th

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


Athletic Programs AIKIA Karate

Age: 5 yrs+ Fee: $30/session Location: Recreation Center Channel your energy through a combined style of AmericanTae-Kwon-Do and American Kenpo. Learn self-discipline, respect for others, and self-defense. Improve memory skills and physical conditioning. AOK\TKO tournament circuit training at no extra charge. *Each session includes Sat. tournament practice (12-2 pm).

Try one of our exercise classes for better health and fitness!

Code Session Days Times 5001 2/1-2/27 5295 3/1-3/29 5296 4/1-4/29 5297 5/1-5/31

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

6-8 pm 12-2 pm 6-8 pm 12-2 pm 6-8 pm 12-2 pm 6-8 pm 12-2 pm

Volleyball-Spring Adult Coed

Age: 16 yrs+ Fee: $116 per team Location: Recreation Center Code Session Days Times 5249 5251

3/27-5/22 M 3/29-5/31 W

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

Pickleball

Age: 12 yrs+ Fee: FREE with Recreation Center Membership Registration not required. Location: Recreation Center Play competitive and non-competitive pickleball in the gymnasium. It is open for FREE play. Call for play times.

Special Interests Heartsaver AED/CPR Course

Age: 16 yrs+ Fee: $50/session Location: Recreation Center This American Heart Association (AHA) course is designed to prepare a wide variety of people who, as first responders, may need to perform CPR, or use an automated external defibrillator (AED) to help someone who is choking. Code Session Days Times 5307 5308

2/11 3/11

Sat Sat

8 am-12 pm 8 am-12 pm

Financial Wellness Workshop

Age: 17 yrs+ Fee: FREE Location: Recreation Center Need help with financial wellness? We have the answers for you. Code Session Days Times 5309

2/7

T

7-8:30 pm

Health and Wellness Steady Warriors Yoga

Age: 12 yrs+ Fee: $40/session 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 Session

Days

Times

W/F W/F W/F W/F

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

5284 5291 5293 5294

2/1-2/24 3/1-3/31 4/5-4/28 5/3-5/31

Cardio Mix

Age: 12 yrs+ Fee: $25/session Th/Sat $20/session Sat only Drop-in Fee: $7/class Location: Recreation Center Kick start your fitness in our highly aerobic cardio class. Raise your heart rate and your energy with extensive cardio fitness sure to burn 500-1,000 calories! Code Session

Days

Times

Th/Sat Th/Sat Th/Sat Sat Sat Sat

7:30-8:30 pm 7:30-8:30 pm 7:30-8:30 pm 8:15-9:15 am 8:15-9:15 am 8:15-9:15 am

5145 5146 5143 5155 5152 5148

2/2-2/25 3/2-3/30 4/6-4/29 2/4-2/25 3/11-3/25 4/1-4/29

Curvy Girls & Cardio

Age: 12 yrs+ Fee: $30/session Location: Recreation Center This unique class is designed for all shapes and sizes. It combines aerobics and light weights to elevate your heart rate and level of fitness. Code Session

Days

Times

5318

T F T F T F T F

6-6:45 pm 7:15-8 pm 6-6:45 pm 7:15-8 pm 6-6:45 pm 7:15-8 pm 6-6:45 pm 7:15-8 pm

5319 5320 5321

2/3-2/21 3/3-3/31 4/4-4/28 5/2-5/30


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Recreation Programs

Zumba®

Age: 12 yrs+ Fee: Unlimited-$45 2x/week $24 3x/week-$28 4x/week $35 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. Choose from times in the morning and evening. Zumba® AM Code Session Days 5311 2/1-2/28 M/T/W/Th 5310 3/1-3/30 M/T/W/Th 5312 4/3-4/27 M/T/W/Th 5313 5/3-5/31 M/T/W/Th

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

Zumba® PM Code Session 5311 2/1-2/28 5310 3/1-3/30 5312 4/3-4/27 5313 5/3-5/31

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

Days M/T/W/Th M/T/W/Th M/T/W/Th M/T/W/Th

MixxedFit

Age: 12 yrs+ Fee: $25/session Drop-in Fee: $7/class Location: Recreation Center People inspired, explosive dancing, bootcamp, toning, today’s hits, yesterday’s favorites, repetitive and easy to follow. Code

Session

5285 2/1-2/23 5289 3/1-3/30 5290 4/5-4/27 5292 5/3-5/31

Personal Training

Days

Times

W Th W Th W Th W Th

8:30-9:30 am 6:30-7:30 pm 8:30-9:30 am 6:30-7:30 pm 8:30-9:30 am 6:30-7:30 pm 8:30-9:30 am 6:30-7:30 pm

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. Call the Health and Wellness Coordinator at (972) 293-5288 to sign up for your FREE session. No strings attached!


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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. 3-7 yrs Code Session

Days Times

5110 5115 5101

2/1-2/27 3/1-3/29 4/3-4/26

M/W M/W M/W

Session 2/2-2/24 3/2-3/31 4/6-4/28

Days Times Th/F 5-6 pm Th/F 5-6 pm Th/F 5-6 pm

8-15 yrs Code 5129 5135 5124

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

Girls That Twirl, Inc.

Youth Engagement Teen Hip Hop

Age: 8-16 yrs Fee: $40/session Location: Recreation Center Are you interested in learning the latest moves? Then Hip Hop Dance is for you. This is a fun energetic dance class for the youth.  

Code Session Days Times 5325 5326 5324 5327

2/3-2/24 3/3-3/31 4/7-4/28 5/5-5/26

F F F F

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

Village Tech 4-in-1

Age: 6-17 yrs Fee: $70/session Location: Recreation Center 1/2 day Wednesday program for Village Tech students. Students will take 4 enrichment classes for the price of 1. Programs include performing arts, cooking and karate/basketball and will enhance their personal and social growth in various life skills.  

Code Session Days Times 5314 5315 5316 5317

2/1-2/22 3/1-3/29 4/5-4/26 5/3-5/31

W W W W

2-5 pm 2-5 pm 2-5 pm 2-5 pm

Age: 6-16 yrs Fee: $50/session Location: Recreation Center Are you interested in twirling a baton or being part of showcase competitions? You can learn baton twirling with girls that twirl! Twirl your way to success! Code Session

Days Times

Sat Sat Sat Sat

5283 5286 5287 5288

2/4-2/25 3/11-3/25 4/1-4/29 5/6-5/27

11 am-12 pm 11 am-12 pm 11 am-12 pm 11 am-12 pm

Blue Monarch Line Dancing

Age: 50 yrs+ Fee: $10/session Drop-In Fee: $3/class Location: Recreation Center Come and 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. *Tuesday class is drop-in only. Code 5049 5052 5046

Session

Days Times

2/6-2/27 *Drop-in Only 3/6-3/27 *Drop-in Only 4/3-4/24 *Drop-in Only

M T M T M T

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


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 information on programs or registration, visit cedarhilltx.com/pard.

Fitness Gold Toning Registration Required Tone your body and stay active through aerobic movement. Participants incorporate light weights. T 8:30-9:30 am Th 9:30-10:30 am Yoga for Seniors Registration Required Learn how to breathe through basic Yoga movements with the use of a chair. Participants incorporate light weights, bands and/or balls. M/Th 1-2 pm Zumba Gold Registration Required Move to the rhythm of the music with basic Latin dance moves. Two paired sessions to choose from: M 8:30-9:30 am & Th 10:30-11:30 am or T & F 10:30-11:30 am

Senior Events & Trips

A variety of day trips are open to registered members of the Senior Center. Trips are taken every Friday. You can check the monthly Senior Center Calendar to find out what the trips are. Advanced registration is required and availability is limited.

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Active Seniors

Dance Social Dancing Learn basic two-step and western line dances. No partner required. T 2-3 pm Line Dancing Registration Required Learn fun dances choreographed to contemporary music. T 1-2 pm

Special Interest Queen Beaders Learn the art of making beautiful and fun jewelry to wear. Th 10 am-12 pm Crafting Class Beginners and experienced welcome to create a new craft each week. Email the instructor at juu106@sbcglobal.net for weekly craft information. T 11:30 am-1:30 pm Ceramics Paint and design pieces from green ware. Firing is included. M 10 am-12 pm

Games Dominos for Everyone Play dominos with others. 1st T 10:30 am-12 pm Bingo Pay $1.00 per card and win food! W 10 am-12 pm Social Bridge Enjoy the game of bridge with other members. 12 pm W

Visit cedarhilltx.com/seniors to view the monthly calendar.


Youth Athletics

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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 additional information regarding registration, schedules, and practices please contact the association directly. Cedar Hill Baseball Association (CHBA) Age: 3-14 yrs Registration: January & July Contact: Clint at (972) 480-5252 or 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 Youth Basketball Association (CHYBA) Age: 4-14 yrs Registration: October Contact: Rodney at (469) 766-9057 or cedarhillbasketball@yahoo.com 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 Youth Football & Cheerleading Organization (CHYFCO) Age: 5-13 yrs Registration: January-July Contact: Anthony at (469) 826-0969 or chyfco13@gmail.com sports.bluesombrero.com/chyfco Cedar Hill Youth Football & Cheerleading Organization provides the opportunity for every child to play organized football & cheerleading in a family oriented environment. Cedar Hill Soccer Association (CHSA) Age: 3-18 yrs Registration: November-January, July Contact: registrar@cedarhillsoccer.org 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 Girls Softball Association (CHGSA) Age: 4-15 yrs Registration: February, April-May, August Contact: Carlos at cemilio_51@yahoo.com sports.bluesombrero.com/chgsa Cedar Hill Girls Softball Association offers recreational, select and High School level softball for the girls of Cedar Hill.

Tennis Lessons

Age: 7 yrs+ Fee: $35/session Instructor: Martha Franklin, USPTA Development Coach, (469) 360-4045 Young champions develop hand-eye coordination as they learn tennis fundamentals in a fun and encouraging environment. Lessons are provided at Crawford Park for varying skill levels, from beginner to competition. Each session includes 4 lessons and tennis balls are provided. Registration can be completed online at cedarhilltx.com/pard, in person at Alan E. Sims Cedar Hill Recreation Center or at the Parks and Recreation administrative offices. Age Day Times Jan Jan 31- Feb 28- Apr May 3-26 Feb 23 Mar 30 4-27 2-25 8U T 5:30-6:30 pm 8895 5239 5242 5232 5238 10U Th 5:30-6:30 pm 8893 5234 5240 5229 5233 14U W 5:30-6:30 pm 8894 5237 5241 5231 5235


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Adult Athletics

Adult Athletics Information • To view team schedules, standings, or player call-in lists visit teamsideline.com/cedarhilltx. •

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.

Registration dates are listed below. Adult Softball Age: 16 yrs+ Registration: February 8-22 Season: March 6 Minimum: 5 teams per league Location: Virginia Weaver Softball Complex (631 Somerset Dr.) Join us for the spring adult softball season. 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

Dates

Fee Per Team

5226 5227 5225 5204

Monday Mens Monday Mens Church Monday Coed Church Friday Coed

$325 $325 $325 $325

Adult Kickball Age: 16 yrs+ Registration: February 8-22 Season: March 7 Minimum: 5 teams per league Location: Virginia Weaver Softball Complex (631 Somerset Dr.) Rally your teams! Get together for a great social outing with friends and coworkers. Teams will play an eight-game season with the top four teams per division qualifying to play in a single elimination city tournament. Teams are registered under USSSA and play Cedar Hill local rules. Code

Dates

Fee per team

5038

Tuesday Coed

$325

Athletic Rainout Lines! Youth: (972) 480-5868 Adult: (214) 855-9758

Associations

DFW Adult Baseball Association (DFW ABA) Age: 18 yrs+ 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, (817) 545-4244 or dfwaba@gmail.com www.dfw-aba.com North Texas Women’s Soccer Association (NTWSA) Age: 18 yrs+ www.ntwsa.org North Texas Women’s Soccer Association is dedicated to providing women of all ages and abilities an opportunity to play soccer with others of the same competitive spirit and love of the game.


Zula B. Wylie Public Library

Build a better world with the library

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Build a better world at the Zula B. Wylie Public Library. We are a community place dedicated to enriching the lives of our patrons with a wide variety of materials, services, and events in both English and Spanish. Our goal is to be your third place in the community, after home or work, and a virtual resource anywhere you go. Computers, laptops, and FREE wireless internet access are also available 24/7 throughout the library building.

Library Events Date Event 2/13

Black History Month Family Night

Time 6:30 pm

2/17

Wine and Words at Hillside Village

6:00 pm

3/13

Women’s History Month Celebration

6:30 pm

4/7

Cinema on the Square

8:00 pm

4/9-15

National Library Week

TBA

4/14

Cinema on the Square

8 pm

4/21

Cinema on the Square

8 pm

4/24

Earth Fest: An Earth & Arbor Day Celebration (at Cedar Hill Government Center)

5 pm

4/28

Cinema on the Square

8 pm

Library Services Library Cards

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.

Ask a Librarian

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.

Computers & WiFi

Computers and laptops with internet access and Microsoft Office products are provided for library users. FREE wireless internet access is also available 24/7 throughout the library building.

Copy, Print & Fax

A coin operated photocopy machine is provided for public use. From the computers, black and white as well as color printing is available for a small fee. The library provides fax service for a small fee. Faxing resumes and job applications are FREE.

Meeting Room

Our meeting room is available for use by non-profit organizations. To reserve the room, please call (972) 291-7323.

Community Garden

The community garden has been a Growing Green success and has developed into a community-wide project. Participation in this project is open to the public on a first come, first serve basis. You can register from our website.

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


Youth Library Programs

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Children Storytime Sessions for Children: Discoverers - Mondays, 10:30 am. Ages 0-2. Designed with infants and early toddlers in mind, babies and caregivers experience sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition forging the foundation of early literacy.

Adventurers - Wednesdays, 10:30 am. Children ages 3-6 will develop and continue to foster a lifelong love of reading by engaging in a story time filled with fun literacy activities, engaging music and hands-on activities including art exploration, STEAM activities and our Children’s Discovery Garden! Explorers - Fridays, 10:30 am. Ages 2-3. In this class we will begin to explore the six early literacy concepts which help children develop the all-important social, emotional and language skills through fun stories, interactive songs and weekly crafts.

Homework Help - Children in grades 3-6 can receive guided assistance with homework every Wednesday beginning from 4:30-5:30 pm. Sessions are facilitated by a certified teacher. Space is limited. Please register each week by calling (972) 291-7323. Youth Tellers - Children in grades 3 and up are invited to learn the art of storytelling every Thursday at 5 pm. Tail Wagging Tutors - Children of all ages are invited to read aloud to friendly, trained dogs from the Dog Training Club of Dallas County. Held on the 2nd Saturday of every month at 1:30 pm.

Spring Break Activities March 13-17 Crafternoon - March 13, 1 pm Let your creative side emerge during our Spring Craft Bonanza. Children of all ages are welcome (under 7 yrs must be accompanied by an adult.) Build It! - March 14, 1 pm Like to build? Join us in the Children’s Area for an open build extravaganza using legos, blocks, magnets and more! Tech It Out! - March 15, 1 pm All new gizmos and gadgets will be on display for kids and tweens to explore! Family Movie - March 17, 1 pm. Join us for an afternoon movie: The Secret Life of Pets! Rated PG (Pop up self-guided activities will also be available every day during spring break)

Tweens Tween programs are designed for ages 8-12. Held on Mondays at 4:30 pm. Some programs require registration. February: Black History Month Mondays - February 6, 13, 20 and 27 Join us as we celebrate Black History Month with storytelling, food, movies and more! March: Let’s Get Movin’! Mondays - March 6, 13, 20, and 27 Tweens will be participating in various athletic activities such as yoga, soccer, and more! April: - Earth Month Mondays - April 3, 10, 17, and 24 Tweens will learn how to recycle, garden, and take care of the Earth!

Teens SAT/ACT Prep - February 25, 11 am-1 pm Teen Music Jam - March 16, 4 pm Teen Scholarship Workshop - April 6, 6:30 pm


The library offers classes and events for all ages.


Adult Library Programs Women’s History Month Nights in March - Dates TBA. Cookies and Coloring for Adults - Every Thursday at 4 pm National Poetry Month - “The Life and Times of Walt Whitman, Robert Frost, and Emily Dickinson” presented by Robert O. Harris, Jr. April date TBA. Mixology Workshop for Adults - February 10, 6 pm. Jam Circle - March 21, 6:30 pm. Local musicians will gather to play instruments in the Library amphitheater. Readers on the Hill Book Club - Every 1st Monday at 7 pm, February 6, March 6, April 3. The Readers on the Hill book discussion club is open to everyone. Participants read and discuss a different book each month. The group meets the first Monday of the month at 7 pm. Visit www. cedarhilllibrary.org for a list of books the group will be discussing in 2017. Dallas Area Writers Group (DAWG) - Every 2nd Tuesday at 7 pm, February 14, March 14, April 11. These meetings are open to all writers who want to improve writing skills, meet other writers, and get published. There is no charge to attend. Cedar Hill Young Professionals Life Chats - Every 3rd Tuesday of every other month at 7:30 am, February 21 and April 18 (held at White Rhino Coffeehouse.) Young professionals are invited to join discussions about professional topics such as servant leadership, professional development, networking, and more! Each session highlights a different book. 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. Please register by calling (972) 291-7323 ext. 1311 and visit www.cedarhilllibrary.org for a schedule of topics that will be covered. Tuesday Evenings at 7 pm: February 7 February 21 April 25

Wednesday Afternoons at 2 pm: February 1, 8, 15, 22 March 1, 8, 15, 22 April 5, 12, 19, 26

Cedar Hill Genealogical Society - Every 2nd Thursday at 6 pm, February 9, March 9, April 13. This society provides educational programs and training in genealogical research during monthly meetings, which are open to the public. Living With Diabetes - February 27, March 27, April 24. Learn life skills, tips and suggestions to live with diabetes. This class is generally the 4th Monday of each month at 6 pm. Gardening Classes - Every 3rd Thursday at 6:30 pm, February 16, March 16, April 20. Join us every 3rd Thursday for a variety of gardening tips and classes. Sit and Sew - Every Thursday at 10 am. A group for adults who love to sew and want to socialize with other creative sewing minds. Space is limited. Please call (972) 291-7323. Make It! @ Your Library - Saturdays, February 11 and March 11 at 1 pm. Family friendly event of invention and creativity; a celebration of the Maker movement. Anime for Young Adults - (Ages 18+) Every 3rd Saturday at 3 pm.

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New At The Library Roku Streaming Devices Take home a library’s worth of movies! Check out a Roku for 2 weeks with your DeSo-Zula partnership library card. Have you… • Been thinking about cutting the cable, but wish you could try out a streaming device first? • Ever wanted to take home a stack of the latest movies, but then remembered the 2 Hot Pick checkout limits? • Wondered what the Stranger Things craze is about, but don’t have Netflix? Then make sure to check out a Roku streaming device at the library!

WiFi Hotspots The Library is proud to announce that this Spring we will begin checking out FREE WiFi hotspots, providing highspeed internet access to help those connect from home that do not have internet access from home!

SAT Prep Playaway Launchpads Looking for a great way to introduce learning to your child’s screen time? Check out the Playaway Launchpads in the Children’s area! These pre­loaded learning tablets are now equipped with SAT prep apps for students.

Zinio eMagazines Zinio for Libraries provides FREE access to over 60 digital magazines that you can view online or download to a device with your library card.

3D Printing Services Now Available

Discover 3D technology! Ask a librarian for details. Fees apply.


Check out our new online registration launching February 7th

Register for Parks & Recreation classes, programs, and memberships for the whole family all in one place! It’s fast and convenient. Register on-the-go using your mobile device.


ALAN E. SIMS CEDAR HILL RECREATION CENTER

Open to daughters of all ages!

REGISTER AT THE RECREATION CENTER OR PARKS AND RECREATION OFFICES AT THE GOVERNMENT CENTER (285 UPTOWN BLVD.)

Saturday, April 15th

Virginia Weaver Park

10-11 am: Doggie Egg Hunt 11 am-1 pm: Egg Hunt for Kids 10 yrs and under

For more info: cedarhilltx.com/pard


Easy to use GPS/directions Points of interest and much more!


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Cedar Hill Trails

Hike, bike and jog on the many trails of Cedar Hill!

Walk, hike or stroll along miles of trails....

Cedar Hill offers miles of trails, ideal for a morning run, weekend bike ride, or simply a family walk. Choose one of the following to explore on your next outdoor adventure! Red Oak Creek Trail - With over 3.5 miles of paved trail, the Red Oak Creek Trail can be accessed at one of the following trailheads, Alan E. Sims Cedar Hill Recreation Center, Virginia Weaver Park, Dot Thomas Park and Cedar Trails Greenbelt. Lake Ridge Parkway - 3.5 miles of paved trail located in the Lake Ridge Community.

Bike and see all nature has to offer....

Pleasant Run Road - .8 miles of paved trail located alongside Pleasant Run Road. Cedar Mountain Nature Preserve - 1 mile nature trail through the hills of Cedar Hill. For additional information visit the Trails website at cedarhilltx.com/pard.

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Park Pavilion Rentals City parks are a great place to celebrate, whether it be a birthday party, family reunion or just a picnic in the park. There are 15 covered pavilions that can be rented at various parks throughout the city along with the Amphitheater at Valley Ridge Park. Pavilions are available for $25 per hour, per pavilion. All fees are due at the time of the reservation and you are required to reserve the pavilion for the entire time you occupy it. Pavilions are available on a first come, first serve basis. Contact the Parks and Recreation Administrative Offices at (972) 291-5130 to check availability and all reservations must be completed in person.

Disc Golf Parks Lester Lorch Nature Preserve, located at 1823 Texas Plume Rd., offers 2 challenging 18-hole disc golf courses, Beaver and Coyote, and covers elevation changes, wooded areas and a pond. It is open to the public for casual play. South Hills course located on S. Clark Rd. offers a casual 9-hole course open for casual play.

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