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YOUTH ACTIVITIES

 



GREENWAY ADVENTURES

Ages 4 & up. Using the greenways as our classroom, we will explore critters and their habitats with fun and creative activities. Parents are encouraged to join in the fun. Each program will meet at the designated greenway for 1-1.5 hours. NO FEE.

TREE DETECTIVES
Once we're off the beaten path we'll climb, kick, poke, prod, touch, smell and whatever we can do to investigate the trees. Join us and become an awesome tree sleuth!
Day: Monday, 10/9  Activity # 9036.317
  Location: McGee Park Shelter
Day: Wednesday, 10/11  Activity # 9037.317
  Location: Moss Creek at HHH II Greenway
MYSTICAL LEAF CREATURES
The leaves have turned into beautiful fall colors so let's go on a walk in the woods to gather them. we'll "sew" them together with natural materials to make mystical creatures.
Day: Monday, 10/16  Activity # 9020.317
  Location: McGee Park Shelter
Day: Wednesday, 10/18  Activity # 9021.317
  Location: Moss Creek at HHH II Greenway
CREEPY CRITTERS
It's almost Halloween and what better time than now to look for less cuddly and icky creatures? Dress up as your favorite element of nature, or Spiderman will do, for our slightly spooky trek into the Enchanted Forest. We'll also pick up some pine cones to make spiders and bats!
Day: Monday, 10/23  Activity # 9022.317
  Location: McGee Park Shelter
Day: Wednesday, 10/25  Activity # 9023.317
  Location: Moss Creek at HHH II Greenway

ULTIMATE GAME DAYS

 Ages 8-17. Let's meet outside and play some new games and challenges mixed with old favorites. NO FEE, but signup!! No registration may result in cancellations!
Day: Thursday, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

ARCHERY ATTACK
Capture-the-Flag and Jail Ball are on a new level with bows and arrows to tag our opponents. This is the ultimate game of tag!
Day II: 10/19  Activity # 9152.317
Day III: 11/9  Activity # 9150.317
Location: W.W. Flowe Park, meet on the field behind the ballfields
  99 Central Heights Drive
GAGA DODGEBALL
Think you can play dodgeball? We challenge you to THE ULTIMATE game of Gaga Dodgeball.
Day I: 9/21  Activity # 9155.217
Day: II: 10/19  Activity # 9157.317
Day: III: 11/16  Activity # 9155.317
Location: McGee Park, meet in circle off parking lot
  219 Corban Avenue East

 

GIRL SCOUTS GO BEYOND

STEM  Activity # 1002.317
Ages 5-8. Girls push boundaries, test, limits, and look at the world around them with inquisitive eyes. They're natural scientists! The STEM curriculum introduces girls to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) experiences relevant to everyday life. Through this curriculum girls will become mini scientists by conducting experiments, diving into the world of technology by becoming young IT specialists and explore careers in STEM.
Day: Tuesday, 9/26 - 11/7
  5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Hartsell Recreation Center

OWL-O'WEEN PROWL

Ages 10-14. You aren't afraid of the dark, are you? Join us at the greenway trailhead where we'll hear ghost stories before taking a walk through the darkest wooded section. We'll be visited by interesting creatures! Not for the light-hearted! NO FEE.
Day: Thursday, 10/26 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Post Office Trailhead, McEachern Greenway
  Beside 77 McCarchern Boulevard Southeast

WASHI TAPE GIFT CENTER

Activity # 9079.317
Ages 8-12. Need a little something to give to your besties but don't have much cash on hand? Come see what we can do with washi tape!! We'll make several items that you can take home and easily make more for gifting! Min. 2; Max. 10 participants.
Day: Thursday, 12/14 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Fee: $15; $5 city resident discount
Location: Fire Station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Road


**TODDLER PROGRAMS**

TODDLING TOWARDS ART
Ages 18 months - 4 years. We'll combine arts & crafts with popular children's songs. Each toddler must be accompanied by an adult. NO FEE. Min. 4; Max. 15 participants. Pre-registration is required.
Day: Tuesday, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Fire Station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Road

HALLOWEENIE TIME
Activity # 9038.317
Get in the Halloween mood with us as we create icky slime and other yucky stuff! Wear your Halloween costume so we can dance to the Monster Mash!
Day: 10/24, Pre-register by 10/20
GOBBLE GOBBLE
Activity # 9039.317
Come be thankful with us! We'll create Thanksgiving themed crafts and trot around like a turkey!
Day: 11/14, Pre-register by 11/10
WEE CHRISTMAS FUN
Activity # 9040.317
Join us as we sing and sway to Christmas songs while making ornaments to hang on your tree or give away!
Day: 12/5, Pre-register by 12/1

GIGGLES & WIGGLES
Ages 18 months - 4 years. During this interactive playtime for toddlers, we will wiggle to music, giggle with friends and engage in play that will enhance your little one's social and developmental skills. All toddlers must be accompanied by an adult. NO FEE. Min. 4; Max. 15 participants. Pre-registration is required.
Day: Wednesday, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
 10/18  Activity # 9043.317
 11/1  Activity # 9045.317
 11/15  Activity # 9047.317
 11/29  Activity # 9048.317
 12/13  Activity # 9049.317
Location: Fire Station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Road

BIG BOOKS LITTLE COOKS
Ages 2-5. Join us for a a story and fun in the kitchen! We'll play games and make themed snacks! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Min. 4; Max. 10 participants. Pre-registration is required.
Day: Thursday, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Fee per class: $10; $5 city resident discount
Location: Fire Station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Road

I KNOW AN OLD LADY WHO SWALLOWED A PIE
Activity # 9072.317
Everyone eats a lot during the holidays, but just how much can one old lady eat? We'll find out as we read the book and snack on tasty pumpkin pie dip.
Day: 11/9, Pre-register by 11/7
THE GINGERBREAD PIRATES
Activity # 9073.317
Will Captain Cookie be able to find his pirate crew and save them from being eaten by Santa? Join us as we make our own gingerbread pirates and enjoy other festive snacks and games!
Day: 12/7, Pre-register by 12/5


BIG BOOKS AND LITTLE PICASSOS
Ages 2-5. Just like Big Books and Little Cooks, we'll first read a story before the creativity begins! We're using water-based paint so make sure your child is wearing old clothing! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Min. 4; Max. 12 participants. Pre-registration is required.
Day: Tuesday, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Fee per class: $10; $5 city resident discount
Location: Fire Station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Road

ROOM ON THE BROOM
Activity # 9075.317
The witch has lost her hat, bow and wand, oh my! Using washable tempera paint, we'll create a foggy, stormy sky as the backdrop for placing her lost items.
Day: 10/10, Pre-register by 10/9
ANKLE SOUP
Activity # 9076.317
carlos the French Bulldog reminds us to see things from his point of view. Even though our Thanksgiving is over, we'll make a collage using magazine pictures, glue, paint and found items that reflect Carlos' view of his Thanksgiving.
Day: 11/28, Pre-register by 11/27
DREAM SNOW
Activity # It may not snow for our Christmas as it does in the book so we will "think snow" and crate a snowy masterpiece with paint and bubble wrap! Reading this Christmas story will put us in a festive spirit!
Day: 12/12, Pre-register by 12/11


MOMMY & ME YOGA

For ages 4 & up.  Enjoy outdoor yoga with your child in a fun and interactive way!  We'll bark in downward dog, hiss in cobra pose and flutter our wings in butterfly pose while learning balance, strength and breathing techniques that you can practice all summer long.  Bring a yoga mat for each of you as well as plenty of water.
Instructor: Rachel Bauchwitz
Day:    Wednesday, 12:15 - 1:00 p.m.
           11/8
Fee per child:  $3 per class
Location: Dorton Park, meet at the large shelter
  5790 Poplar Tent Road


BALLET
Ages 2-5. Learn ballet principles, body position, carriage and posture through movement.
Instructor: Tuwanna McNeely
Day: Monday, 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
SESSION II:  10/9 - 10/30 
Activity # 1071.317
SESSION III:  11/6 - 11/27 
Activity # 1072.317
Fee per 4 week session: $25; $5 city resident discount
Location: Hartsell Recreation Center

HARTSELL KARATE CLUB

The Hartsell Karate Club will teach you how to kick, block, punch and strike. Ages 3 and up.
Instructor: James Reid
Day:    Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
SESSION II: 10/2 -10/27 
Activity # 1074.317
SESSION III: 10/30 - 11/20 
Activity # 1075.317
SESSION IV: 11/27 - 12/18 
Activity # 1076.317
Fee per 4 week session: $25; $5 city resident discount
Location: Hartsell Recreation Center

PICKLEBALL FOR KIDS

Ages 8-17. If you enjoy playing tennis, table tennis and badminton, you will love this game. Equipment provided. Staff instructed. NO FEE.
Day: Tuesday, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
  Continual
Location: Hartsell Recreation Center


SOUTHWEST KARATE
Age 4 and up learn how to defend themselves, gain confidence and get in shape. No fee.
Contact Tony Moody at 704.701.1346 for additional information.
Date:   Tuesday  & Thursday, Continual    
  5:30 p.m. – Ages 4 & 5
  6:00 p.m. – Ages 6-10
  7:00 p.m. – Ages 11 and up
Location: Logan Multi-Purpose Center

CRAZY COOKING

Ages 8-14. Head to the kitchen with us and we'll make super fun, super tasty treats! Impress your friends and family with your newly learned cooking skills! Min. 4; Max. 12 participants.
Day: Thursday, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Fee per class: $15; $5 city resident discount
Location: Fire Station #8, 1485 Old Charlotte Road

PARTY PUMPKINS
Activity # 9086.317
Join us for a twist on the classic pumpkin and some funky Halloween pumpkin treats!
Day: 10/12, Pre-register by 10/10
HOLIDAY SWEET TREATS
Activity # 9087.317
Lets stir up some playful sweets for Christmas gift giving or parties.
Day: 12/7, Pre-register by 12/5

CRAZY CREATIONS

Ages 6-10. Join us for a crafty good time. Min. 2; Max. 12 participants
Day: Tuesday, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Fee for each session: $10; $5 city resident discount
Location: Academy Recreation Center, Arts & Crafts Room

DIY FIDGET SPINNER
Activity # 9163.317
Not only will we make our own fidget spinners but we'll make a board game that incorporates them as well.
Day: 10/17, Pre-registration is required

 

 


 

ADULT CLASSES

ART & SPECIAL INTEREST


BRIDGE

BEGINNING BRIDGE
Ages 18 & up. For those of you who have never played bridge or if you haven't played in a while, these lessons are for you! Min. 8; Max. 20 participants.
Instructed by Concord Bridge Club members
Day: Wednesday, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
SESSION I: 9/13 - 10/18  Activity # 1008.317
SESSION II: 10/25 - 12/6  Activity # 1007.317
  NO Class 11/22
Fee per 6 week session: $35; $5 city resident discount
Location: Academy Recreation Center

DUPLICATE LITE BRIDGE
Ages 18 and up. This is the next step in the journey to playing duplicate bridge. Min. 8; Max. 20 participants.
Instructed by Concord Bridge Club members
Day: Wednesday, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
SESSION I: 9/13 - 10/18 Activity # 1020.317
SESSION II: 10/25 - 12/6  Activity # 1021.317
  NO Class 11/22
Fee per 6 week session: $35; $5 city resident discount
Location: Academy Recreation Center

SEWING

ADULT BEGINNER SEWING
Activity # 5125.317
Ages 18 & up. Learn how to use a machine, select and read the proper size pattern, and discuss fabric choices. From there, lay out the pattern, cut and sew a simple garment! Bring your own sewing machine. Other materials needed will be discussed during the first class. Min. 2; Max. 6 participants.
Instructor: Bonnie Ray
Day: Monday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
  10-30 - 12/11, NO Class 11/6
Fee: $35; $5 city resident discount
Location: Fire Station #7, 250 International Drive Northwest

QUILTING

Enjoy creating a lifetime keepsake. Open to beginner and intermediate quilters. For a materials list call 704.920.5603.

DAY CLASS

Instructor: Carolyn Sweet
Day:   Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
SESSION I: 9/19 - 11/7  Activity # 5017.317
SESSION II: 11/28 - 1/23 
Activity # 5023.317
  NO Class 12/26
Fee per 8 week session: $40; $5 city resident discount
Location: Logan Multi-Purpose Center


EVENING CLASS

This class is self-instructed.

Day:    Thursday, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Activity # 5027.317
9/14 - 12/21; NO Class 11/23
Fee per 8 week session: $20; $5 city resident discount
Location: Fire Station #7

              250 International Drive N.W.


CAROLINA SHAG DANCE CLASS

Learn the fundamentals of the dance that originated in the Carolinas. Open to singles and couples.  Minimum 10 participants
Instructor: Patty Blackmon
Pre-registration required
NOVEMBER SESSION:
Day: Thursday, 11/2 - 11/30; NO Class 11/23
Beginners:     
6:30 - 7:300 p.m.
Intermediate: 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Advanced:      8:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Fee per 4 week session: $40, $5 city resident discount
Location: Academy Recreation Center