Park district notes
Logan, program coordinator
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28, 2014] Tennis
Lessons will be offered this winter on our indoor courts. Njeri Bere
and her daughter Kena will be our instructors. Players will be
divided by age divisions. Lessons are tailored for the beginners to
intermediate skill levels. Instruction includes drills focusing on
forehand and backhand, lobbing, drop shots as well as basic
instruction on serve and strategy. Instruction will be on Sunday
afternoons beginning March 9 and will be for four weeks. K- 2nd
Grade will be from 1:30 to 2:15, 3rd – 5th Grade 2:30 – 3:30 and 6th
– 8th Grade 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. There will be a minimum of four
students for each session or sessions may be combined. Cost is
$40.00/$48.00 per participant.
Jacki has added another day to our Fit
for Seniors schedule. Join this active and social group at 9:45 on
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday for a great 45 minute
workout. This class will focus on increasing mobility, flexibility,
balance and muscular strength and endurance. In conjunction with the
class, The Christian Village offers free Blood Pressure checks on
the first and third Wednesday’s of the month. A member of their
staff is here from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Blood Pressure checks are
available to any one who is interested in knowing what their numbers
We have planned another series of Art Workshops for Beginners
featuring Jody Phillips as our instructor. Jody is a local artist
and will be offering classes for adults and children. If you enjoy
painting or would like to try painting a picture for the first time,
then treat yourself to an Art Class! These workshops are designed
for kids and adults to have fun while creating. No experience is
needed and all materials are provided. Adult and high school age
participants will be on Saturday, March 22 beginning at 1:00 p.m.
Jody is offering a landscape painting, perhaps with a country theme.
Youth classes will be on Sunday afternoon, with Kindergarten through
2nd grades from 1:00 – 2:00. Young people in third through 8th
grades will be from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Jody encourages everyone to
wear old clothes just in case paint gets on them. Cost for these
make and take projects are $35/$42 for adults and high school ages.
The grade school ages will be $20/$24.
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The Community Health Fair is
Saturday, March 29 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This FREE event will
be here at the Park District, our co-sponsor the Logan County
Department of Public Health will be here to welcome you. There will
be over 60 booths to visit all offering health and safety
information. Many screenings will be offered and a few of those will
have very small charges attached to them. Along with CICBC’s blood
drive there will be many opportunities to recycle a number of
things. New this year will be a 65 foot inflatable obstacle course,
story time, cooking demonstrations, children’s crafts and more! As
the date gets closer more specific information will be released.
Boy’s Baseball and Girl’s Softball registrations are tentatively
scheduled to start March 3 through April 7. Registrations will take
place here at the administrative offices.
[Text from file received from Roy Logan,
Lincoln Park District]