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High Point Parks & Recreation presents TEACH A KID TO FISH DAY

Saturday, April 20, 2013 8:00am - 12:00pm High Point City Lake Park 602 W. Main Street, Jamestown, NC 27282 EVENT IS FREE! Program is for ages 5-15. Registration is required. Limited to the first 75 participants

Get ready for The Miracle League of High Point's spring 2013 season. Games will be played on Friday nights and Saturday mornings. April 12 - May 18 Visit www.hpmiracleleague.org or call 883-3481.

Registration begins April 1, 2013

For more information, contact Shawn McEntee at 883-3498. High Point Parks & Recreation 136 Northpoint Avenue High Point, NC 27262 (336) 883-3469 www.highpointnc.gov/pr

Check inside for details of all the Easter programs available at Parks and Recreation. We have something that the whole family will enjoy.

March - May 2013

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Major Facilities High Point City Lake Park · gymnasium, swimming pool · 883-3498 Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center · meeting rooms, large multipurpose room · 883-3584 Allen Jay Recreation Center · gymnasium, meeting rooms, game room, multipurpose room · 883-3509 Deep River Recreation Center · gymnasium, game room, meeting room, multipurpose room · 883-3407 Morehead Recreation Center · gymnasium, game room, meeting room, multipurpose room · 883-3506 Oakview Recreation Center · gymnasium, game room, meeting room, multipurpose room · 883-3508 Piedmont Environmental Center · 883-8531 Southside Recreation Center · gymnasium, meeting room, Splashpad · 883-3504 Washington Terrace Park · community center, swimming pool · 883-8599 Picnic Shelters Need a place to hold your family reunion or church dinner? We have picnic shelters for groups of 12 to 600 people. Shelters are located throughout High Point and many have a playground nearby. Call for more information. City Lake Park - 883-3498, Oak Hollow Festival Park/Marina - 883-3494, Washington Terrace Park - 883-8599 Shelters at Allen Jay, Armstrong, Cedrow, Deep River or Macedonia Parks - 883-3469 Shelters at various parks throughout High Point may be rented for a fee. Reservations must be made in advance. Outdoor restrooms at all parks and shelters are closed each winter from November-April. The water is turned off and the pipes are drained.

Allen Jay Recreation Center Athletics Deep River Recreation Center High Point City Lake Park High Point Youth Council Golf Courses Morehead Recreation Center Oak Hollow Campground Oak Hollow Marina Oak Hollow Tennis Oakview Recreation Center Piedmont Environmental Center Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center Southside Recreation Center Special Populations Washington Terrace Park

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Park Regulations

Dogs must be kept on leashes Unauthorized motor vehicles are prohibited Alcoholic beverages, drugs & weapons are prohibited Hours: sunrise to sunset

This information will be provided in an alternate format for people with visual impairments. Call 883-3469 Need more information, access to maps and registration forms? Please visit our website at:

Brought to you by: High Point City Council Mayor Bernita Sims Britt Moore, Mayor Pro Tem, At large · Rebecca R. Smothers, At large Jeffrey Golden, Ward 1 · Foster Douglas, Ward 2 · Judith P. Mendenhall, Ward 3 · Jay W. Wagner, Ward 4 · James C. Davis, Ward 5 · Jason Ewing, Ward 6 High Point Parks & Recreation Commission Marshall Newsome, Chair James C. Davis, City Council Liaison Mark Gaither · Hazel M. Rorie · Joe Ellenburg · Ed Price · Gary Ollis · Judy Jones · Jerry Southern High Point Parks & Recreation Staff Allen Oliver, Parks & Recreation Director Lee Tillery, Assistant Parks & Recreation Director William E. Covington, Recreation Manager Kevin Parnell, Parks Manager Chad Merritt, Special Facilities Manager

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Spring is in the air. Get outdoors and have fun!

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Allen Jay Recreation Center · 883-3509 1073 E. Springfield Road

Adult Lunchtime Basketball Wed, April 3, 10, 17, 24, 11a.m.-1p.m. Fee:$2 per person Drop in for a little lunchtime workout. Hoop it up with some friendly pickup play. Program is for ages 18 and older. After School Program Monday-Friday, through June 10, 2:30-6p.m. Fee:$125.00 per month Quality programming & supervision for children in grades K-5. The program includes homework time, arts & crafts, field trips, movies, physical & educational activities. Afternoon snack & transportation from designated schools provided. Allen J Bird Summer Cheer Camp Mon-Fri, June 17-27; July 1-11, 8a.m.-1p.m. Fee:$60 per person/per session Deadline for enrollment: 6/15/13 This program is exciting and a challenging learning environment. Participants will learn traditional cheerleading and basic dance. This will give your child a structured environment that will challenge them both mentally and physically. Participants will perform at the end of the session. Blood Pressure Screenings Wed, May 15, 11a.m.-1p.m. Free blood pressure screening and informational session on high blood pressure. This session will focus on the risk factors associated with the condition. Learn about complications, prevention and some lifestyle changes one can take to help make living with this condition easier. Celebrate Earth Day Sat, April 20, 11:30a.m.-12:30p.m. Bring your K-5th grader out to enjoy different activities and crafts to celebrate National Earth Day. They will learn different ways to help Mother Earth, including the benefits of recycling. College Readiness Program Sat, March 23, April 20, 12-1p.m. What can you do to help you get into college? How do you pay for college? Get these and other questions answered. Get tips on how to file for financial aid, get assistance with college applications and the resources available for you to further your education and enhance your future. Easter Eggstravaganza Sat, March 16, 10a.m.-12p.m. Fee:$3 per child Hop on out with your children, ages 10 and under, to celebrate with the Easter Bunny. A light brunch will be served, along with fun games, face painting & crafts to keep everyone busy. Mister Mike will also be on site making animal balloons & performing magic tricks. Prizes will be awarded for various activities depending on age group. Gym for Special Populations Mondays, 10a.m.-2p.m. This program is for special populations groups to have a place to come and play basketball, group games, and free play. Jump ropes and basketballs will be provided. We ask that you accompany your clients. Little Slammers April 1-May 30, 6-8p.m. (Tues/Thurs); 10a.m.-12p.m. (Sat) Fee:$30 per person Deadline for enrollment: 3/30 If your child, ages 5-6, would like to get started in basketball, this is the perfect league. Basketball rules and basics will be taught, along with the concept of teamwork. No score will be kept and everyone will get a chance to play.

Middle School Recreation Nite Fri, March 22, April 26, 6:30-9:30p.m. Fee:$3 per person If you are looking for something to do on a Friday night, get registered for this program. A variety of activities will be offered. Concessions will be available for an additional fee. If parents would like to chaperone, please call us at 883-3509. Mother's Day Sock Hop Sat, May 11, 6-9p.m. Fee:$3 per child; Mothers - free Bring your kids and dance. Socks are required and we will give away a prize for the wackiest socks. This is a casual dance so dress comfortably and see what crazy, wacky or insane socks other participants may have. Juice, chips and cookies will be served. School's Out April 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7:30a.m.-6p.m. Fee:$15 per person/per day A program for K-5th graders. Activities include gym games, arts & crafts, board games & outside play. Registration begins 2-weeks prior to each date. Lunch & snack need to be provided. If a field trip is scheduled, parents will be notified. Spring Break Lock-in Fri, April 5, 7p.m.-8a.m. Fee:$20 per person Deadline for enrollment: 3/29 For 3rd-6th graders. Enjoy a night full of games, movies, food and fun. Registration is required by an adult along with an adult to sign participants in and out. Sleeping bags/blankets are recommended. Story Time at Allen Jay Sat, May 4, 10-11a.m. Bring your 5-10 year old out for a morning of adventure and fantasy. They will listen to a story being read as they find that reading can be fun. Teen Outlook & Parent Summit Sat, March 23, April 20, May 11, June 15, 10a.m.-12p.m. Sessions will consist of everyday issues teens and their parents face today. Topics will include bullying, teen pressure, depression and life goals. Parents will have a separate round table discussion and then we will bring the groups together at the end to discuss the various topics with a facilitator. This is a great time for parents to be open minded and find out what teens are facing. Walk the Walk Mon-Sun Come out and enjoy our outdoor walking trail. The trail is approximately 1/2 mile long. Zumba Tues/Thurs, 6-7p.m. Fee:$5 per class Package deals: 5 classes for $20, 10 classes for $30, 20 classes for $50. Zumba is a fun way to get into shape. This class combines Latin dance moves with vibrations of music that won't let you stand still.

Oak Hollow Campground · 883-3492 3415 N. Centennial Street www.oakhollowcampground.com

The Oak Hollow Family Campground is conveniently accessible from all major highways. We offer year round camping and our office is open 8:00am-8:00pm daily. Campers will enjoy the wide variety of amenities located within and adjacent to the Campground. Camping Fees $30.00 per night, up to 4 persons; $5.00 each additional person with a maximum of 6 persons per site for the 84 regular sites. $25.00 per night for the tent platforms up to 4 persons, $5.00 each additional person with a maximum of 6 persons per site.

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Greenways offer the perfect place to walk

REGULATIONS:

Unauthorized motor vehicles prohibited. Alcoholic beverages, drugs and weapons are prohibited. Dogs must be kept on leashes at all time. Bikes must stay on trails to avoid damage to vegetation and wildlife habitat.

GREENWAY SECTIONS:

Armstrong Park to Carlisle Way - approximately 3 miles. 311 Bypass to Deep River Road - approximately 1/2 mile. Gibson Park to Piedmont Environmental Center - approximately 6 miles.

The greenway can be assessed at Armstrong Park, Kirkman Park School, McCain Park, the Little Red School House, Gibson Park, Piedmont Parkway and the Piedmont Environmental Center.

High Point Youth Council 883-3508

The High Point Youth Council is composed of youth from High Point and the surrounding area. Any youth who is willing to accept the responsibility and challenge can be a member. We have expanded membership this year to include students in grades 8-12. We offer a wide variety of educational, social, recreational and service projects. The Youth Council provides a unique opportunity to build leadership skills, learn organizational and administrative skills, enhance personal skills, enjoy social and recreational outings and be a member of an active, exciting organization. Watch the High Point Youth Council Facebook page for upcoming dates. If you are interested in joining the High Point Youth Council, please contact Beth Farrell at 883-3508 or email [email protected] Prom Dress Drive and Give-A-Way Time to clean out those closets for a good cause. We are accepting donations of prom dresses to be given away to those who may not be able to afford a dress. We will accept dresses in all sizes that are in good condition. Dresses may be dropped off at any recreation center or the Parks and Recreation Administration Office. Donations will be accepted through Mar 21. The give-a-way will be held on Sat, Mar 23 from 9a.m.-1p.m. The event is first come, first serve. The student must be present and may only take one dress. Youth Council Meetings April 8, 23, May 6, 21, 7p.m. Meeting will be held at Oakview Recreation Center, 503 James Road.

Deep River Recreation Center · 883-3407 1529 Skeet Club Road

After School Program Mon-Fri through June 10, 2:30-6p.m. Fee:$125 per month Quality programming & supervision for children in grades K-5. The program includes homework time, arts & crafts, field trips, physical & educational activities. Afternoon snack & transportation will be provided from designated schools. Chess Club Tues through March 26, 5:30-8:30p.m. Join a fun environment for challenging games of chess. Players of all levels are welcome to participate. Check! Its your move! Gym for Special Populations Tues/Thur, 10:30-11:30a.m Families & Group Homes are welcome to utilize the gym for a session structured for Special Populations. Call to register your group. Happy Easter Carrot Carnival Sat, Mar 30, 10a.m.-12p.m. Fee:$2 per child Fun for the whole family. Children, ages 3-10, will enjoy carnival games with prizes, a craft project and drawing/ art stations. Light refreshments will be provided. The carnival will conclude with a group wide "Bunny Hop Dance" in the gym. Lunch Time Hoops Mon/Wed/Fri, 11:30a.m.-1:30p.m. Fee:$2 per person/per day Come out & show off your basketball skills. Mother-Daughter Tea Party Sat, May 11, 1-3p.m. Fee:$5 per daughter Deadline for enrollment: 5/8 Mothers, are you looking for special time with your daughter? Join us for crafts and tea. Wear your favorite boa, hat and dress and enjoy playing dress up over tea and crumpets. Pre-registration is required. Parent's Night Out Fri, March 15, 6-11p.m. Fee:$10 per person/ per night While parents are out we will provide dinner and an evening of activities for your child. Pre-registration is required one week prior to the event. Program is for ages 5-14. River Buddies Mon/Wed through March 27, 6:45-8:15p.m. Fee: $1 per person/per night Drop your child off with our staff while you enjoy our Zumba class. Drop off is 15 minutes before class starts and by 15 minutes after class ends. Children, ages 4-8, will color, play board games, do puzzles or play Wii. All materials are provided. continued on page 5

Attend our next Youth Council meeting and get involved.

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High Point City Lake Park · 883-3498 602 W. Main Street, Jamestown, NC

Park Information: High Point City Lake Park has 10 shelters available to rent which accommodates from 40 to 600 people; a gym, pedal boats, tour boat, canoes, fishing boats, and trolling motors. The Park Marina has bait, fishing and hunting licenses for sale. Hours of operation are based on daylight hours. City Lake Pool & Waterslide Sat - 12-6p.m.; Sun - 1-6p.m. Fee:$6 per person The pool will open for the 2013 season on weekends only beginning May 25. The pool will be open on Memorial Day, May 27, from 12-6p.m. Daily operations will begin once Guilford County Schools are closed for the summer. High Point City Lake Park Easter Egg Hunt Sat, Mar 30, 10a.m.-1p.m. Free admission. Hunts for 3 and under (11a.m.), 4 -7 (11:45a.m.) and 8-10 (12:30p.m.) years of age. Attractions include free train & carousel rides, with food & beverage available for a fee. Event will be held rain or shine. NC Wildlife Loaner Rod Program We participate in the NC Wildlife Loaner Rod program. The program is designed to introduce kids to fishing by allowing them to sign out fishing poles to use free of charge. Park Closed April 27, 28 High Point City Lake Park is closed to the public due to a private rental. Ride Operations Sat - 11a.m.-6p.m.; Sun - 1-6:30p.m. Amusement rides and miniature golf will start operating on weekends only beginning May 4. The rides will operate on Memorial Day, May 27, from 11a.m.-6p.m. Daily operations will begin once Guilford County Schools are closed for the summer. School Groups Program Tues/Thurs, May 7-30, 10a.m.12p.m. We will offer discounted train and merry-go-round tickets, and free use of picnic shelter #2 to school groups. Groups must pre-register. Summer Employment Opportunities Contact Sue Congelosi at 883-3503 for information regarding seasonal positions. Positions available are Train/Merry-Go-Round operators, concession staff, maintenance staff, marina staff and lifeguards. Teach a Kid to Fish Sat, April 20, 8a.m.-12p.m. A free children's fishing and boating safety clinic for ages 5-15. This clinic is limited to the first 75 registrants. Registration begins April 1. Call Shawn McEntee at 883-3498 for more information. Deep River Recreation Center continued.... Stepping Out of Line Thurs, 12:45p.m.-1:45p.m. Fee:$5 per person This beginner line dance class will burn calories & increase your flexibility & coordination. Your mind & your memory will also get a workout as you learn the basic steps & different patterns. Wear leather soled shoes, boots or athletic shoes that will allow you to move and turn; no flip-flops, slides or shoes with high heels. Zumba Mon/Wed, 7-8p.m. Zumba Sunrise Tues/Thurs, 9:30-10:30a.m Fee:$5 per person/per class; Package - $20 for 5 classes Dance away pounds and have fun while learning new moves. Don't forget to bring a friend.

Morehead Recreation Center · 883-3506 101 Price Street

AHOY Exercise Program Tues/Thurs, 11-11:45a.m. Basic fitness class for seniors ages 55 & up to improve their health & fitness. "I Am Anointed" Mime Mon/Wed, April 1-29, May 1-29, June 326, 6-8p.m. Fee:$7 per class or $20 per month Spiritual Mime classes mix modern day funk styles of hip hop with angelic styles of liturgical and combine them into mime. Line Dancing Class 2nd & 4th Sat, March 23-June 22, 910:30a.m. Fee:$3 per class Come out & enjoy a fun, energizing & great cardio workout. Anyone who desires to participate in a healthy lifestyle program, but is not interested in traditional weight-lifting & aerobics classes is welcome to join the dance fitness party. Mixed Martial Arts - Jiu-Jitsu Classes Tues/Thurs, April 2-30, May 2-30, June 4-27 6:30-8:30p.m. Fee:$40 per person/per month Learn self defense & get into shape. This martial art uses a series of joint locks & defensive tactics in combination with conserved energy to neutralize an attacker. Motown Ballroom Dancing 2nd & 4th Sat, Mar 23-June 22, 11a.m.-12p.m. Fee:$25 per month Couples come out and enjoy this fun class. Pickleball for Seniors Tues/Thurs, 2-5p.m. This fun game is played on a badminton court with the net lowered to 34" at the center. It is played with a perforated plastic baseball & wood or composite paddles. It is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast paced, competitive game for experienced players. Walkers Club Tues/Thurs, 9:30-11a.m. Seniors are encouraged to come out and walk laps in our gym. 18 laps = 1 mile. Come walk and fellowship with friends prior to our exercise class that follows. You may walk 1 lap or 5 miles, but every bit helps keep you fit Zumba Mon/Wed, March 11-June 26, 6:30-7:30p.m. Fee:$3 per class Are you ready to party yourself into shape? That is exactly what the Zumba program is all about. This is an exhilarating, effective, easy to follow, Latin inspired, calorie burning dance fitness that is moving millions of people towards health. High Point Parks and Recreation would like to welcome Chad Merritt to our department as the newly hired Special Facilities Manager. In his new position, Chad will be responsible for overseeing operations at High Point City Lake Park; Oak Hollow Park including the Tennis Center, Marina and Campground; and Oak Hollow and Blair Park Golf Courses. Chad has a degree in Recreation Management from East Carolina University and a Masters in Recreation Management from UNC-Greensboro. Chad comes to High Point with over 8 years of full time experience in the parks and recreation field with stops as the Aquatics Manager for the City of Greenville, work with the Inclusive Recreation Section with Raleigh Parks & Recreation, and Lake Reidsville Supervisor for the City of Reidsville. He comes to High Point after serving as Assistant Park Manager for Bur-Mill Park in Guilford County. Chad is an avid golfer and also volunteers as an assistant baseball coach on the high school level. His wife is employed as a high school teacher in Burlington.

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Special Populations · 883-3481 or 883-3477 136 Northpoint Avenue Special Olympics Activities Special Olympics/Guilford High Point sports training programs require one or more of the following in order to advance to state level competition: 8-weeks of practice/ training and/or a qualifier and series if scheduled by Special Olympics North Carolina. Visit our website or contact us for information on the sports that are offered.

Special Olympics Guilford/High Point Local Track & Field Competition Thurs, April 18, 9a.m.-1:30p.m. A Special Olympics competition for local track and field athletes. Participants should bring a bag lunch. Event will be held at the High Point Athletic Complex. Rain date is Tuesday, April 23. Special Olympics North Carolina Softball Qualifier Sat, April 27, 9a.m.-4p.m. Special Olympics softball athletes will attend the qualifier as a preliminary competition for advancement to state level competition. Each athlete must compete in the qualifiers to be eligible for advancement. Qualifier will be held at various locations in Cabarrus County. Super Social Supper Club Wednesdays, Mar 27, April 24, May 27, 6-8p.m. Fee: Cost of Meal + Tip A program for people with disabilities and their families to go out to eat and socialize with others; an experience to help with ordering food, paying the bill and making change for the tip. Bring your money! We will meet at the restaurant at 6:15p.m. Plan to be picked up at the restaurant by 8p.m. You must call 883 -3481 or 883-3477 by 12:00pm the day of each event if you plan to attend and to find out the location. The Miracle League of High Point Fri, Sat, April 12-May 18, Fri - 6p.m, 7p.m.; Sat - 9:30a.m., 10:30a.m., 11:30a.m. This is a baseball program providing athletes with physical and/or intellectual disabilities the chance to play baseball as a team member in an organized league. We are looking for players, coaches, buddies, general volunteers and fans. For information E-mail [email protected], visit www.hpmiracleleague.org or call 883-3481. Variety Program for the Visually Impaired Tuesdays, 6-8p.m. Fee: Cost of event Deadline for enrollment: 3pm the day before the program Mar 12 - Dinner at Moose Café; Mar 26 - Planning Session at Morehead Recreation Center; April 9 - Dinner at Fatz Café; April 23 - Trip to Mad Platter; May 14 & May 28 - Program to be determined. This program is for adults who are visually impaired or legally blind. Activities include exercise, guest speakers, dinners, movies, trips and fellowship. Limited transportation is provided.

Beepball for the Visually Impaired - Practice Fri, Mar 15-June 28, 6-8p.m. This program is for people with visual impairments to play an adapted softball game. Practice will be held at Morehead Recreation Center. Participants will travel to different cities to compete. Bowling for the Visually Impaired Fri, Mar 15, 22, April 5, 12, 19, 9-11a.m. at Tarheel Lanes, 2617 N. Main Street Fee:$1.15 per game A morning bowling program for individuals who are blind or visually impaired. Breakfast Club for the Visually Impaired Mon, Mar 18 - BBQ Joes, April 15 - Peppermill Café, May 20 Tom's Place 10a.m. Fee: Cost of Meal + Tip A program for individuals who are visually impaired to socialize and enjoy a morning breakfast out. Limited transportation is provided. We are always looking for new participants! Camp Ann Mon-Fri, 9a.m.-3p.m. Fee:$35.00/resident; $50.00/non-resident per weekly session, Deadline for enrollment: 2 weeks before session begins Elementary: July 15-19, July 22-26; Middle/High School: June 24-28, July 8-12; Adult: June 10-14, June 17-21, July 29-Aug 2. Summer day camp for ages 6 and older of all disabilities. There will be arts & crafts, swimming, outdoor recreation and field trips. Lunch and one snack will be provided. Session dates: Camp Ann is located at High Point City Lake Park. Community Recreation Class Tues, Mar 12-April 16, 10:30a.m.-11:30a.m. This program is for participants with disabilities to participate in a 6-week track and field practice session. Some participants will compete in the Special Olympics/Guilford High Point local track and field competition on April 18. The class will meet at the Aderholdt Track at the High Point Athletic Complex. Lucky Strikes Bowling League Sat, Mar 16, 23, 12:45-3p.m at Tarheel Lanes, 2617 N. Main Street. Fee:$3.00 per week/per person for two games. A bowling league for people with and without disabilities. Special Olympics Guilford/High Point Committee Meeting Wed, Mar 27, April 24, May 22, 1p.m. at the Parks & Recreation Administration Office, 136 Northpoint Avenue. This committee of volunteers, coaches, and athletes will help make decisions involving the business of Special Olympics Guilford/ High Point. If you are interested in becoming part of this committee, please call 883-3481.

The City of High Point is a member of the govDelivery system. Citizens are now able to subscribe to receive information from City departments via email, text message, Facebook or Twitter. You may choose how you want to receive updates & which items you would like updates on. Parks & Recreation will be featuring updates on special events, general information, weather cancellations & summer job information. Visit the City's website at www.highpointnc.gov to register today.

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Washington Terrace Park & Community Center 883-8599 · 101 Gordon Street

Easter Egg Coloring Contest Mon-Sat. Deadline for enrollment: 3/22 Children, ages 4-12, are encouraged to enter a free coloring contest. Winner's work will be displayed at the Center for the month of April. Winners will be announced during the Easter Egg Hunt on March 29. Easter Parade Registration Deadline for Registration: 3/15 We are now taking registration for the Easter Parade. Registration is free with limited space. All entries must have a registration form on file. Forms can be picked up at any of our Recreation Centers. The Parade date is Mar 29, line up begins at 9a.m. Kid's Café Tues, Wed & Thurs through June 27, 5-6p.m. Kid's Café is a Second Harvest Food Bank after school program that offers tutoring, nutrition education, mentoring and nutritious meals to children at risk of hunger. Program is for ages 5-11. Kite Flying Contest Sat, April 13, 10a.m.-12p.m. Bring your kite out for this family event. Awards will be presented for best homemade kite, best purchased kite & highest flight. We have plenty of open space, so enjoy the park, pack a picnic and make it a family day. Learn to Play Disc Golf Tues, April 16-May 14, 4-5p.m. Find out what this sport is all about. This is a free opportunity for youth to learn the rules and throwing mechanics before heading to the local course. Most Disc Golf courses are open to the public at no cost to play! Play, Learn, Grow Tues, Wed & Thurs through June 27, 2:454:45p.m. Kids will be in a safe & supervised place to enjoy activities based on their individual interests. They will receive assistance with homework, play group games, board games, outdoor sports and do arts & crafts. After the activities, the Kid's Café is ready to serve you with a nutritious meal. Program is for ages 5-11. Washington Terrace Park Easter Egg Hunt & Parade Fri, Mar 29, 9:30a.m. Parade; 11a.m. Egg Hunt There will be games & activities for youth free after the hunt is complete. Egg hunt times: 11a.m. (ages 2-3); 11:30a.m. (ages 4-5); 12p.m. (ages 6-7); 12:30p.m. (ages 8-10). Washington Terrace Red Hat Ladies - Jazzie Fascinators 6-7:30p.m. This is a social organization for women. Women 50 years of age and older are Red Hatters and 50 years and under are Pink Hatters. Group meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month.

Oak Hollow Golf Course · 883-3260 3400 N. Centennial Street · www.oakhollowgc.com Blair Park Golf Course · 883-3497 1901 S. Main Street · www.blairparkgc.com Get Golf Ready in 5 Days - 5 Lessons Only $99.00 Give us five days and we will give you a sport for a lifetime. 5:45-7p.m. March 26, 27, 28, April 1, 2.; April 15, 16, 17, 22, 23; April 24, 25, 29, 30, May 1 Level Two - April 3, 4, 5, 8, 9; Level Three - May 2, 3, 8, 9, 10 First Tee of the Triad Player Level - Mondays, March 25-May 20; 4:30-6p.m. Par Level - Tuesdays, March 26-May 21; 4:30-6p.m. Spring First Tee of the Triad at Oak Hollow Golf Academy This teaches young people, ages 7-19, positive and effective life skills utilizing the great game of golf. We impact hundreds of lives each year by providing learning facilities, golf skill instruction and programming across the Triad. The 37th Annual Bud Kivett Memorial City Golf Championship Saturday & Sunday, April 27-28 at both golf courses. This 36-hole flighted stroke play event marks the return of the golf season and should be another pressure paced event as we crown another City Champion for 2013. 2013 Golf Discount Card $100. $5 discount off each round with cart throughout 2013. Good at either golf course 7 days a week. Limited time offer. Twlight Golf Rates Monday-Friday after 2p.m. Oak Hollow - $24 with cart, $15 to walk Blair Park - $20 with cart, $13 to walk. New Fleet of EZ-Go Golf Carts Enjoy your next round of golf in a 2013 EZ-Go Golf Cart. Equipped with golf bag covers and split windshields, perfect for the Spring golf weather conditions. Free Greens Fee on your Birthday Visit www.oakhollowgc.com or www.blairparkgc.com, register to participate in our E-club. This allows you to receive a certificate for a free green fee on your birthday. Offer is valid Monday-Friday, one week prior or one week after your birthday. Not valid with any other offers. Save the Date! Oak Hollow Open Saturday & Sunday, June 1-2. 2 person Captain's Choice.

High Point Parks and Recreation 2013 Summer Enrichment Camps

"Write it Out Loud" K-5th grade, $65 per week, offered weekly June 10-Aug 23 Allen Jay Recreation Center, 1073 E. Springfield Road, 883-3509 "Arts & Athletics" K-5th & 6th-8th grade, $65 per week, offered weekly June 10-Aug 23 Deep River Recreation Center, 1529 Skeet Club Road, 883-3407 "Athletics & Outdoor Adventure Camp 6th-8th grade, $65 per week, offered weekly June 10-Aug 23 Morehead Recreation Center, 101 Price Street, 883-3506 "Space & Science" K-5th & 6th-8th grade, $65 per week, offered weekly June 10-Aug 23 Oakview Recreation Center, 503 James Road, 883-3508 "Summer Nature Camp" Ages 6-15, various camps offered throughout the summer Piedmont Environmental Center, 1220 Penny Road, 883-8531 Call the Center for information on pricing. "Camp Ann" For school age children and adults with developmental Disabilities. Call 883-3481 or 883-3477 for more information. Camp Ann is located at High Point City Lake Park, 602 W. Main Street, Jamestown, NC

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Roy B. Culler Jr. Senior Center · 883-3584 600 N. Hamilton Street

AARP Tax Assistance Tues through April 9, 12-6p.m. Free tax assistance will be provided by AARP by appointment only. Priority appointments at the Senior Center are given to seniors. The High Point Public Library is also an AARP tax site this year. Call the Senior Center to make an appointment. Contact the High Point Public Library at 8833660 for tax assistance there. Age of Champions Documentary Wed, Mar 27, 12:30p.m. This is the award winning documentary following five competitors who sprint, leap and swim for gold at the National Senior Games. You will meet a 100 year old tennis champion, 86 year old pole vaulter and rough and tumble basketball grandmothers as they discover the power of the human spirit and triumph over the limitations of age. You don't want to miss this inspiring documentary. Popcorn, drinks and film sponsored by Pennybyrn at Maryfield. Art Class - Oil/Acrylic/Watercolor Tues, April 2-May 7, May 14-June 18, 1p.m. Fee:$35 per person This is a 6-week class for beginners to advanced students. You will need to purchase and bring your own supplies. Art Class - Oil/Acrylic/Watercolor Thurs. April 11-May 16, May 23-June 27, 1-4p.m. Fee:$33 per person This is a 6-week class for beginners to advanced students. You will need to purchase and bring your own supplies. Art Class - Oil/Acrylic/Watercolor Tues, April 9-May 14, May 21-June 25, 6-9p.m. Fee:$33 per person This is a 6-week class for beginners to advanced students. You will need to purchase and bring your own supplies. Ballroom Dancing Tues, Mar 12-May 21, 5:30p.m. Have fun, learn some new steps and practice your ballroom dancing skills. This is a video taught class. The group watches a segment teaching dance steps, next music is played and everyone practices together. Singles or couples are welcome to join this interactive class. Coed Softball Fri, June 7-July 26, 9a.m. Were you part of a team back in the day? Do you like softball? We are looking forward to getting together to play softball. Invite all your friends for this fun and friendly competition. Program is for ages 55 and better and will be held at Allen Jay Park, 1073 E. Springfield Road. Computer Classes Advanced - Mondays, April 8-29, May 6-June 3, 1:30p.m. Basics - Mondays, April 8-29, May 6-June 3, 10a.m. Excel - Mondays, April 8-29, May 6-June 3, 12:30p.m. Intermediate - Mondays, April 8-29, May 6-June 3, 11a.m. Fee for classes: $10 per person (65 and older); $12 per person (ages 64 and under) for each 4-week session. Call the Senior Center for a description of each class. Dick Clark Show Fri, June 21, 7p.m. Don't miss this fun show featuring the Senior Class under the direction of Dennis Eaton. Bring back memories from the Dick Clark era. Free and open to the public. Happy St. Patrick's Day Fri, Mar 15, 10a.m. Cake and punch will be served while listening to Irish party music. Don't forget to wear a hint of green to avoid feeling the pinch.

Meet your Senior Games event manager/volunteers by participating in these events. Events are held at Morehead Recreation Center, 101 Price Street at 10a.m.. Not sure what a sport is? Give us a call and we will be glad to explain. Bocce Tues, April 16 Croquet Wed, April 3 Corn Hole Wed, Mar 20 Horseshoes Wed., April 10 Shuffleboard Wed, Mar 27

eBooks Mon, Mar 25, 9:15a.m. Have you been hearing about tablets, ereaders and eBooks in the news? The High Point Public Library offers a free eBook service for anyone with a High Point library card, including downloadable audio books. If you don't have a fancy device, you can access these books just as easily with a computer. This will be a presentation about this convenient service and how you can take advantage of it. eBook readers will be available for you to try. Filling the Easter Basket Thurs, Mar 28, 2p.m. Fill your Easter basket with goodies for your Grandchild or Great Grandchild while socializing with others. Supplies will be provided, but we encourage you to bring your own stuffed animals or toys to fill your personalized basket. One basket per person. Pre-registration is required. Follies Dinner Show and Awards Banquet Tues, May 21, 5:30-9p.m. Fee:$6 per person The annual SilverArts Follies & Dinner Show is a fun evening with a great meal. In addition, there is a presentation of Senior Games awards. Be sure to get your ticket while they last. Last day to purchase tickets is May 15. Event will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 918 N. Main Street, High Point. Happytones Spring Concert Fri, June 7, 7p.m. Family and friends are invited to attend this annual concert. Enjoy an entertaining show with a variety of music. Free and open to the public. Lunch & Learn Wed, Mar 13, 20, 11a.m. Fee:$3 per person for lunch There is no cost to attend the educational part of the program. If you are registered as a Senior Games participant, your lunch is FREE. Everyone must register and pay the lunch fee each week by 12p.m. the day before the program you wish to attend. Contact the Center for topics. Pickleball Tues (men & women)/Thurs (men), Morehead Recreation Center from 2-5p.m.; Fri, High Point City Lake Park Gym from 10a.m.1p.m. (men & women), 1-3p.m. (women); the Senior Center on Tues from 6-9p.m. and other times when space is available. The Senior Center is a good place for beginners since it is a smaller court. This fun game is played on a badminton court wit the net lowered to 34" at the center. It is played with a perforated plastic baseball and wood or composite paddles. It is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players. Volunteer Appreciation Lunch Tues, April 2, 11a.m. Deadline for enrollment: 3/27 Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center volunteers, please join us at Pennybyrn at Maryfield Retirement Community for an appreciation lunch. This is for anyone who volunteered in the past 12 months either one time or on-going. This is to acknowledge our hard working volunteers. Pre-registration is required.

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Senior Games and SilverArts Registration Mon-Fri, 9a.m.-5p.m. Fee:$10 per person The 2013 High Point Senior Games will run April 24-May 21. Senior Games is an exciting health promotion program for adults 55 years of age & better. There are a wide range of activities designed for individuals at various fitness levels. For more information contact Tina Boston at the Center, 883-3584. Registration deadline for Visual and Heritage Arts is April 9.

Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center Monthly/Weekly Events

Activity AARP AHOY Exercise Class Art Class Bingo Birthday Party Blood Pressure Screenings Boot Camp Bowling Bridge - Social Canasta Ceramics Chair Volleyball China Painting Computer Lab Creative Craft Shop Hand & Foot Canasta Happytones Chorus Haircut (Free) Ladies Brunch Group Legal Aid Line Dancing Line Dancing/Beginners Knitting/Crochet Oil Painting Ping Pong Pinochle Putt-Putt Golf Senior Class (Choral Group) Senior Resources of Guilford Sophisticated Ladies Water Exercise (YWCA) Yoga for Seniors Date/Time 4th Wednesday, 10a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 10a.m. Fridays, 9a.m. Wednesdays, 1p.m. Last Friday of each month, 11:30a.m. Mondays, 9:30a.m. (no 5th Mondays) Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 8:30a.m. Mondays, 1p.m. Thursdays, 9:15a.m. Thursdays, 1:30p.m. Tuesdays, 9:30a.m. Mondays, 1:30p.m./Wednesdays, 12p.m. Mondays, 1p.m. Daily, except during scheduled classes Mondays-Fridays, 9a.m.-5p.m. Mondays, 12:45p.m. Tuesdays, 11:30a.m. Last Tuesday of each month, 7p.m. 2nd Friday, 10:30a.m. Fridays, 1-4p.m. by appointment Tuesdays, 2p.m. Tuesdays, 3p.m. Thursdays, 9:30a.m. Tuesdays, 1p.m. & 6p.m. Mondays & Fridays, 11a.m. Fridays, 1p.m. Fridays, 1p.m. Tuesdays, 9:30a.m. Daily (Services for Older Adults) 2nd Tuesday, 7p.m. Mondays & Wednesdays, 12-1p.m Mondays & Thursdays, 11:30am

Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center Trips

GTCC Culinary Arts Lunch and High Point Museum Wed, April 3, 11a.m.-5p.m. Fee:$10 per person GTCC will be serving American Continental Cuisine in their main dining room. After lunch we will have a guided tour of the High Point Museum. Exhibits at the museum are always changing so if you haven't been recently, join us for a relaxing afternoon. Registration fee includes transportation, lunch and museum tour. Wilkes Heritage Museum Trip Thurs, Mar 21, 9:45a.m.-5p.m. Fee:$15 per person A guided tour through a collection of artifacts and images, agriculture, medicine and more. We will have lunch at the 50's Restaurant for some good hometown cooking and tour the Whippoorwill Village. Wear warm clothes and walking shoes. Registration fee includes entry fees and transportation. Cost of lunch is on your own.

Southside Recreation Center · 883-3504 401 Taylor Avenue

Adult Women's Basketball - Open Gym Wed, 7:309p.m. Fee:$2 per person Here is a no pressure way to have fun and get that all important exercise. Create Mother's Day Cards Wed, May 8, 5-7p.m. Make a custom card of your own. All you need is your imagination, we will provide the scissors and glue. Easter Fun Thurs, March 21, 3-7p.m. Fun coloring sheets & a contest for the nicest picture. We will dye eggs & have an Egg Hunt. A fun event for all ages. Gym for Special Populations Tues/Thurs, Mar 12May 30, 10a.m.-1p.m. This is a time for Special Populations groups to have a place to play basketball, group games and free play. Equipment will be provided. Groups must be accompanied at all times. Let's Move! Wed, 10-11a.m. For preschoolers and parents. We will have a lot of fun activities planned.

Washington Terrace Easter Egg Hunt and Parade

Friday, March 29, 2013 Washington Terrace Park & Community Center 101 Gordon Street, High Point, NC 9:30am - Parade Egg hunt times: 11a.m. (ages 2-3); 11:30a.m. (ages 4-5); 12p.m. (ages 6-7); 12:30p.m. (ages 8-10). Free admission. Attractions include games and activities free to the public after the hunt is complete for youth. For more information call 883-8599.

Athletics · 883-3480, 136 Northpoint Avenue

Registration forms for athletics can be found on our website at www.highpointnc.gov/pr, select Athletics and choose youth or adult sports. 7 on 7 Adult Soccer Fee:$400 per team Deadline for enrollment: 3/21. Season begins the week of April 1. Slow Pitch Adult Softball Fee: $400 per team Deadline for enrollment: 3/21 Games will start the week of April 1. League will use 44 COR/400 compression NSA approved softballs.

High Point Parks and Recreation - Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 30, 2013 High Point City Lake Park, 602 W. Main Street, Jamestown, NC 10a.m.-1p.m. · Free admission Hunts for ages 3 and under -11a.m.; 4-7 - 11:45a.m.; 8-10 - 12:30p.m. Attractions include free train and carousel rides with food and beverage available for a fee. Event will be held rain or shine. For more information, contact Calvin Vaughn at 883-3584

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Oak Hollow Tennis Center · 883-3493 3401 N. Centennial Street www.oakhollowtennis.com

Spring Tennis Lessons - March 11 - June 1 Kindergarten - 5-6 year olds Thursdays, 4-4:30pm. Fee:$77, Drop In Fee: $9, 11 weeks Saturdays, 11:30a.m.-12p.m.,$70, Drop In Fee: $9, 10 weeks This fun, introductory class is meant to give our little stars a variety of different tennis related games to keep up their attention level. The use of little nets, targets, small rackets, foam balls, hoops, etc. will make this class the talk of the town. Elementary School - Beginner - 1st-3rd graders Tuesday, 5:30-6:30p.m. Fee: $154, Drop In Fee: $18, 11 weeks Saturday, 9-10a.m. Fee: $140, Drop In Fee: $18, 10 weeks All the basic skills of tennis will be covered enabling each player to move to the next level. Players will learn how to keep score and how to rally using foam balls and appropriate sized equipment on a smaller court to make learning the game fun and easy. Elementary School - Intermediate Tuesday, 4:30-5:30p.m. Fee: 154, Drop In Fee: $18, 11 weeks, 1st-3rd graders Saturday, 10-11a.m. Fee: $140, Drop In Fee: $18, 10 weeks, 3rd5th graders These players are past the beginner stage. Emphasis on point play will be stressed as well as proper technique and court movement. Regular balls will be used on a small court to continue assuring success at this stage of learning. Middle School - Beginner - 6th-8th graders Thursday, 4:30-5:30p.m. Fee: $154, Drop In Fee: $18, 11 weeks All the basic skills of tennis will be covered enabling each player to move to the next level. Players will learn how to keep score and how to rally and play points against one another to make learning the game fun and easy. Middle School - Intermediate - 6th-8th graders Saturday, 12-1p.m. Fee: $140, Drop In Fee: $18, 10 weeks These players are past the beginner level. Emphasis on point play will be stressed as well as proper technique and court movement. These players are beginning to understand the importance of more serious tennis focus and play. Varsity Intermediate/Advanced - High School Monday, 6-7p.m. Fee: $84, Drop In Fee: $18, 6 weeks Premier instruction for players who want a more challenging regimen that will prepare them for their high school team. Stroke development, footwork and agility training, along with singles and doubles strategy will be the focus. Tennis Fitness Development Wednesday, 5:30-6p.m., Fee: $77, Drop In Fee: $9, 11 weeks This program is designed for players who specifically want to improve their footwork, agility training, coordination and strength. The fitness will be targeted for tennis. There will be some tennis hitting, but 80% of the class is conditioning. Includes: agility drills, reaction and balance drills. Be prepared to work! Adult High Performance - Level 3.0 and above Saturday, 11a.m.-12p.m., Fee: $140, Drop In Fee: $18, 10 weeks This program is designed for players who play at the 3.0 USTA level or above. It focuses on stroke development, footwork and agility training, singles and doubles strategy. Includes: agility drills, strategy drills and fun games. Be prepared to work!

Adult Introductory to Tennis Level I - Sat., 1-2p.m., Fee: $140, Drop In Fee: $18, 10 weeks Level II - Wed., 6-7p.m., Fee: $154, Drop In Fee: $18, 11 weeks Level III - Wed., 6-7p.m., Fee: $154, Drop In Fee: $18, 11 weeks Adult Intro I - we also call this class TNT- Tennis in No Time because we will get you playing real tennis in no time at all. With all the fundamentals covered, you will be ready to go straight into our level II class. Adult Intro II - for any adult who has gone through Level 1 and/or has more playing experience. Recap of the fundamentals with more emphasis on point development and play for both singles and doubles. This class will get you more prepared to play organized USTA level matches. Tennis Tournaments 2013 Tennis Classic Friday-Sunday, May 17-19. All money raised will benefit the programs of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Central Piedmont. Call BBBS - 882-4167, visit http://bbbscp.org/Tennis_Classic.html for more information. Oak Hollow Junior State Open Championships NC L3/STA L4 Saturday-Monday, June 8-10. For more information on this USTA event visit http://tiny.cc/ojg8sw.

Oak Hollow Marina · 883-3494 3431 N. Centennial Street

Boating Safety and Hunter Safety Classes We will announce when classes are scheduled. This free class is offered by the NC Wildlife Resources Commission. Visit www.ncwildlife.org to register. Festival Park Rentals Festival Park may be rented for private events and/or special events. Call the Marina office for more information. Marina Hours and Information Hours of operation are based on daylight hours. The Marina has a classroom available to rent. We sell fishing & hunting licenses, bait & tackle, ice, snacks, drinks & ice cream. NC Wildlife Loaner Rod Program Oak Hollow Lake participates in this program to introduce youth to fishing by allowing them to sign out fishing poles free of charge. Shelter Reservations Fee:$35.00 for a 4-hour period The park has 6 shelters that will accommodate up to 60 people. The shelters are located in scenic areas overlooking Oak Hollow Lake. Spring Crappie Tournament Saturday, April 6, 7a.m.-3p.m. Fee:$50.00 entry fee $10.00 big fish pot (optional). Limited to the first 50 boats. 80% payback. 1st place = 50%, 2nd place = 20%, 3rd place = 10%. If fewer than three persons weigh in fish, payback will be limited to that number of places.

The Aderholdt Track at the High Point Athletic Complex is closed to walkers on certain dates and times due to sporting events. To view when the track is unavailable, please go to the following page on our website. www.highpointnc.gov/pr/here.cfm

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Oakview Recreation Center · 883-3508 503 James Road

After School Program Mon-Fri through June 10, 2:30-6p.m. Fee:$125/month Provides a fun, safe environment for your child as they complete homework, play gym & outside games, create arts & crafts projects, go on field trips & more. Transportation is provided from designated schools. Program operates on days when school is in session. AHOY Exercise Tues/Thurs, 9-10:30a.m. A basic fitness class offered to seniors ages 55 and up, to improve their health and fitness. AHOY Trip - Hillbilly Hide-A-Way Fri, April 12, 4:30p.m.-8:30p.m. Fee: Cost of meal ($15.75 plus tax, tip) Deadline for enrollment: 4/10 Join us for a trip to Walnut Cove for great country cooking, served family style. After the meal, enjoy live music in the barn and visit the gift shop. AHOY Trip - Replacements, Ltd. Thurs, Mar 21, 9a.m.-1:30p.m. Fee: Cost of lunch We will tour the 300,000 square foot facility featuring the world's largest supply of old and new china, crystal, silver and collectibles. There are over 10 million pieces in more than 180,000 patterns, some over 100 years old! After the tour, we will stop for lunch. All Day Program April 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, May 27, 7:30a.m.-6p.m. Fee:$15 per person/ per day Deadline for enrollment: 3 days prior to each date Provides a fun and safe environment for K-6th graders on days when school is not in session. Activities include gym time, group games, board and table games, movies, crafts and educational activities. Parents should provide snack and lunch. Field trips are scheduled on some days; please see staff for more information. Brunch with the Bunny Sat, Mar 30, 10-11:30a.m. Fee:$3 per person Bring your little one out for a chance to meet the Bunny! Celebrate the holiday with a light brunch, a craft project, an egg hunt, Bunny Hop Races and the opportunity to meet the Bunny himself. Pre-registration is recommended. Program is for ages 2-12. Little Hoops Basketball League April 6-June 1, 6-8p.m. (Tues/Thurs); 10a.m.-12p.m. (Sat) Fee:$30 per person Deadline for enrollment: 3/30 League is for boys and girls between the ages of 5 & 7. Practices and games will stress the fundamental skills of the game, teamwork, sportsmanship and fun in a non-competitive environment. Mother/Daughter Divas for a Day Sat, May 4, 9:30a.m.-12:00p.m. Fee:$8 for mother/daughter pairs, $5 for individuals Deadline for enrollment: 5/3 Area salons and beauty vendors will provide manicures, facials and makeovers for mothers and daughters. Show mom how much you care with a morning of quality time and beauty! Shag Class Demo and Workshop Night Thurs, Mar 21, 6-7:30p.m. This will be a demonstration and workshop for upcoming classes. Give it a try before you sign up for the class. Shag Class Tues, April 2-May 7, 6:30-8p.m. Fee:$30 per person or $50 per couple. Learn how to Shag! Class will teach Shag as well as line dances. All are welcome for this fun and energetic class.

Yard Sale Sat, May 18, Set up begins at 6a.m., Sale 7a.m.12p.m. Fee:$7 per space (2 parking spaces), $3 per table Deadline for Registration: 5/17 Get rid of the clutter & find some treasure at this great community event. A stop location for the serious yard sale shopper with lots of sellers. Zumba 6:30-7:30p.m. (Mon/Wed); 10-11a.m. (Sat) Fee:$5 per class, Students & Teachers - $4 per class with valid ID, $45 for a 10 class punch card This class combines Latin dance moves with lively vibrations of music that won't let you stand still.

Piedmont Environmental Center · 883-8531 1220 Penny Road

Advanced Camp in the NC Sandhills Mon-Fri, Depart at 9a.m. on June 17, return at 3p.m. on June 21 Fee:$245 per person - Members; $275 per person - Nonmembers Deadline for enrollment: 6/6/13 Ages 12-15. Advanced campers explore natural and cultural history first-hand by being immersed in one of North Carolina's most significant ecosystems. Campers pitch a "tent city" base camp in West End, NC. Day trips to nearby field study sites introduce campers to fire ecology, unique aquatic habitats and wild rare plants and animals. Pre-registration is required. Annual Wildflower Sale Sat, May 11, 7a.m.-12p.m. Fee:$1 per plant or half flat for $10.00 Over 2 dozen species of native wildflowers will be for sale. A full list of plants will be available after April 27. Just in time for Mother's Day. Half flats are 12 plants of the same or mixed species. Birding Big Day May 3-4, 6:30-9:30p.m. - Fri, 6a.m.-6p.m. - Sat Fee:$25 per person - Members; $35 per person - Non-members Join naturalists in a friendly competition to observe and record as many species of birds as we can in a 12-hour period. On Friday participants will be instructed on the tools, techniques and tips of watching birds. On Saturday participants will visit 8 "Birding Hot Spots". Participants can bring their own binoculars and/or spotting scopes, or use those provided. The competition ends with an official reading of the list of birds, sharing stories from the day and prizes awarded in several categories. Snacks, lunch and drinks will be provided. Hike, Bike and Paddle Sat, Mar 23, 9a.m.-6p.m. Fee:$45 per person/members; $60 per person/non-members Deadline for enrollment: 3/20 We will begin with a hike on the trails then enjoy a bike tour and lunch on the Bicentennial Greenway. The day ends at High Point City Lake Park after a 2-hour paddle on the lake & a cookout dinner. Lake Jocassee Kayak Ecotour Thurs-Sun, Leave from the PEC at 8a.m. May 16, return on May 19 at 6p.m. Fee:$165 per person - members; $200 per person non-members Deadline for enrollment: 5/13 Nestled along the South Carolina Blue Ridge, Lake Jocassee is an idyllic destination for the kayak paddler and wildlife enthusiast. Camping, hiking and kayaking immerse you in a beautiful landscape of clear water and mountain vistas. Learning about Historic Geologic Events of the Piedmont Sat, Apr 13, 8:30-11:30a.m. This program will go back in geologic times to show how the Piedmont changed over time through pictures and slides. We will hike in search of the evidences of topographical changes due to erosion, weathering, land use and even earthquakes and current shaping of the Piedmont. We will talk about how common flora and fauna have adapted to these geological changes.

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2013 PARKS & RECREATION SEASONAL STAFFING NEEDS

Job applications can be downloaded and printed by visiting www.highpointnc.gov/pr/ employment.cfm - click on the Application link. ***You must put at the bottom of the application the job you are applying for and the contact person's name***. Applications are now being accepted at City Hall, 211 N. Hamilton Street, 3rd floor. Program Activity Leaders ­ approximately 8 positions Contact William Covington at 883-3469 Sites ­ Morehead, Oakview, Allen Jay, Deep River and Southside Recreation Centers, June-August. Hourly wage starts at $7.25 per hour, 40-hour work week. Requires valid NC Drivers License, ability to drive 15 passenger van, some education or previous experience working with elementary school age students, TB test; driving test required. Pool Manager ­ Washington Terrace Park ­ Contact Tim Spurgeon at 883-8599 Hourly wage commensurate with experience. Must have Certified Pool Operators Certification & previous experience with pool management & programming experience. Must have current Red Cross Life Guard Certification, First Aid and CPR certifications prior to hiring. Duties include supervision of open swim operations; development of classes, swim teams and lease agreements; supervision of maintenance operations and lifeguards; keep records of attendance, revenue, chemical levels. Position available April ­ August, 40 hour work week including weekends and holidays. Assistant Pool Manager­ Washington Terrace Park ­ Contact Tim Spurgeon at 883-8599 Hourly wage - $12.00 per hour, must be available weekends starting in early May. Requires Red Cross Lifeguard Certifications, previous pool management and programming experience preferred. Serves as Lifeguard as needed. Duties ­ assist pool manager in supervision of pool staff, swim and maintenance operations, swim lesson plans and maintain records of attendance and revenue. Supervises operations in absence of Pool Manager. Cashier ­ Washington Terrace Park ­ Contact Tim Spurgeon at 883-8599 Hourly wage - $7.25, average 40-hour work week. Must be available weekends and holidays in addition to Monday-Friday. Duties include collection of fees for open swim and/or concessions, keeping accurate records of revenue and attendance and other duties as required. Position available late May ­ mid-August Lifeguards ­ Washington Terrace Park ­ Contact Tim Spurgeon at 883-8599 7 positions available late May to mid-August. Hourly wage - $9.00, 40-hour work week including weekends and holidays. Must have current Red Cross Life Guard Certification, first aid and CPR certifications prior to hiring. Duties include monitoring pool patrons, pool maintenance, swim instruction and other duties as required. Camp Ann ­ Contact Brian Coward at 883-3481 Hiring director, assistant director, counselors, lifeguards. Hourly wage - $7.25 Must be 18 years of age or older and have some college experience. Prefer individuals who have worked in a therapeutic camp setting with people of differing abilities. Golf Course Grillrooms/Beverage Cart (Oak Hollow & Blair Park) - Contact Steve High at 883-3260 Must be 18 years of age or older, have valid NC driver's license. Hourly wage - $7.25, plus tips - 20 hour work week. Must be available weekends and holidays in addition to Monday-Friday. Duties include waiting on customers, light cooking, serving drinks, cleaning, running an on-course beverage cart and operation of cash register. This position has golf privileges. Park Attendant ­ Oak Hollow Marina - Contact Brad Mendenhall 883-3494 Must be 18 years of age or older, have valid NC driver's license. Hourly wage - $7.25 per hour. Weekends & some late afternoons in April, May, Sept & Oct. Duties include waiting on customers, operation of cash register, custodial work, lake and bank patrol. Park Attendant ­ Oak Hollow & Marina Blair Park Golf Courses Contact Greg Alspaugh - 883-8530 Must be 18 years of age or older, have valid NC driver's license. Hourly wage $7.25 per hour. Holidays, Weekdays & Weekends. Duties include regular maintenance of Golf Course. CITY LAKE PARK - Contact Sue Congelosi at 883-3503 Park Attendants Hourly wage - $7.25 per hour. Weekends beginning mid-April to May. (15 hour weekend) Weekdays & weekends (full weeks) June-August. (36-40 hr wk) Weekends last of August to mid-October (15 hour weekend) Park Maintenance/Boat Drivers/Marina Attendant Must be 16 years of age, have valid NC driver's license. Concession/Train Drivers/Merry-Go-Round Operators Must be 18 years of age or older, have valid NC driver's license. Pool Manager ­ City Lake Pool Hourly wage commensurate with experience. Must be available weekends starting in early May. Requirements ­ Red Cross Lifeguard Certifications, first aid and CPR certifications, previous pool management and programming experience preferred. Duties include supervision of open swim operations; supervision of maintenance operations and lifeguards, keep records of attendance, revenue, chemical levels. Assistant Pool Manager ­ City Lake Pool Hourly wage - $12.00 per hour. Must be available weekends starting in early May. Requirements ­ Red Cross Lifeguard Certifications, previous pool management and programming experience preferred. Duties ­ Assist manager in supervision of staff, swim & maintenance operations, maintain records of attendance and revenue. Lifeguards ­ City Lake Pool Hourly wage - $9.00, average 40-hour work week. Must be available to work a rotating schedule. Must have current Red Cross Life Guard Certification, first aid and CPR certifications prior to hiring. Duties include monitoring patrons, operate the ticket/concession stand and assist with pool and bathroom maintenance.

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