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WINTER 2019



FAMILY GAME NIGHT
Drop in for some old fashioned family game night fun! We will have some games for all levels available or bring your own to share. Patty will facilitate a different strategic board
game each week for anyone interested in joining.
Location: Community Center Wesson Room
Date: Wednesdays, 01/23/19 – 03/13/19
Fee: Free Drop In Program
Time: 6:30PM-7:30PM

JAPANESE SWORDSMANSHIP (Ages 14+)

Learn traditional Toyama Ryu Iaido swordsmanship taught by Rick Brady Sensei. Classes focus on martial arts principles, self-discipline, balance and control.
Location: Community Center Studio
Date: Thursdays, 01/24/19 – 03/28/19
Fee: $50.00 Resident / $60.00 Regular (10 sessions)
Time: 7:30PM-8:30PM #113620

SPINNERS FROLIC

Do you have an interest in learning to spin fluff into useable yarn for needlework or weaving projects? Spinners Frolic is a group of passionate fiber artists that love teaching and learning the
ancient art of spinning. No experience needed. No equipment needed. A light dinner is provided but bring your own non-alcoholic beverage.
Location: Community Center Wesson Room
Date: 2nd Tuesday of the month
Time: 6:00PM – 9:00PM

JUMPSTART UKULELE (ages 9+)

Do you dream of sitting on the beach, playing your ukulele, during our long Michigan winter? We can help with that. Jumpstart
Ukulele is an 8-week class that gets you playing, right away, on a beach bum’s budget. Includes music book.
Location: Community Center Wesson Room
Time: 6:00PM-7:00PM
Date: Mondays, 1/4/19 – 2/25/19   #114017A (8 sessions)
Fee: $170.00 Resident / $190.00 Regular   #114017C (Ukulele included)

Date: Mondays, 3/4/19 – 4/22/19   #114017B (8 sessions)
$120.00 Resident / $140.00 Regular   #114017D  (Provide your own ukulele)

HOW TO WRITE A BOOK IN 30 DAYS
Have you ever imagined writing a book? This course is designed for those writers who would like to break into the publishing world. Learn simple ideas and methods to get started writing and sticking with it. $25 materials fee paid to instructor.
Instructor: Author, Don Staley
Location: Community Center Carriage Room
Fee: $35 Resident / $45 Regular
Date: Monday 2/11/19 #125114
Time: 6:00- 9:00PM

KID'S MUSIC ROUND

A singing, laughing, giggling, jiggling, clapping, dancing, bouncing, fun-filled, award-winning music and movement experience for infants and children to age five! This young age is when
your child’s innate music potential is actively developing. With the KMR children’s music program, parents can help bring out
a child’s natural curiosity about music in a playful, encouraging class environment. Parent, guardian, or caretaker is required to stay but there is no charge for you.
Location: Community Center Studio
Fee: $175 resident / $180 regular per first student    #111240A
$90 resident/ $100 regular per each additional student   #111240B
Free under 12 months   #111240C
Date: Thursdays 1/17/19 - 3/21/19 (10 sessions)
Time: 10:00AM-10:45AM

CPR / FIRST AID COURSES (Ages 14+)
Learn valuable life-saving skills that you could use to help a friend or family member by taking a CPR or First Aid course taught by an instructor from the Auburn Hills Fire Department. Courses are three hours in length and include American Heart Association certification card. Limited to 10 participants/must have minimum of 5 to run class.
Location: Auburn Hills Public Safety
Dates: Saturday, 01/05/19 – Basic First Aid #133280
Saturday, 02/02/19 – Adult/Child CPR #133260
Time: 9:00AM – 12:00PM
Fee: $25.00 Resident / $40.00 Regular

FITNESS ROOM
Auburn Hills residents can work out in the fitness room for free! Hours of operation are Monday- Friday, 8AM- 8:30PM and Saturday, 10AM- 8:30PM. The Fitness Room includes treadmills,
elliptical machines, a multi-station strength machine, stationary bike and more. Showers and lockers are available-please bring your own lock. Children 12 and under are not allowed in the
Fitness Room. 13- 17 year olds must be signed up for the Teen Fitness Program to participate. Corporate Fitness Card available for those who work in Auburn Hills for $100 annually.



OUTDOOR EDUCATION & NATURE PROGRAMS

SNOWMOBILE SAFETY
Open to persons of all ages, but is required for students 12-16 who wish to operate a snowmobile without direct adult supervision. This course is designed to teach you how to be a safe and responsible snowmobiler and includes the latest laws. To earn your certificate, you must attend the full 7 hours of instruction and pass a written state exam and be 12 years
of age by March 31, 2019. $9 material fee due to instructor at first meeting.
Location: Community Center Wesson Room
Dates: Tuesday 1/15/19 & Thursday 1/17/19 #134007
T ime: 5:30PM – 9:00PM
Fee: $12.00 Resident / $17.00 Regular

BOY SCOUTS MERIT BADGES – SINGLE SESSIONS
Mr. Mike is continuing our Boy Scout merit badge sessions. Sessions meet on Wednesday evenings or Saturday mornings through the season, check online for the full listing. Scouts should bring Blue Cards and Worksheets, and are encouraged to begin with the merit badge booklet or online readings.
Location: Community Center Carriage Room
Date: Varies, please see individual classes
Time: 7:00PM - 8:00PM (except 2/16 = 10:00AM - 11:00AM)    #134008A-H
Fee: $5 Resident / $8 Regular

Environmental Science  1/16 (part 1) and 2/6 (part 2)  #134008A
Citizenship in the World  1/23  #134008B
Forestry  2/16   #134008C
Nature  2/20    #134008D
Personal Management   3/6   #134008E
Space Exploration   3/13   #134008F
Weather   3/20   #134008G
Bird Studies   3/27   #134008H


YOUR NOSE KNOWS
We will begin this activity indoors with an introduction into animal senses, asking questions like, “can you find your mother by her scent?” We will learn how much greater most animals can smell than humans. Includes an outdoor hike along a path with several scents placed in film canisters to test what you learned. When we return to the warm indoors for hot chocolate and a debriefing about animals’ scents and other fun things to do outdoors in the winter.
Location: Community Center, Seyburn A
Date: Saturday, 3/9/19
Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM #134004A
                1:00 PM - 3:00 PM #134004B

STEM ACTIVITY : BUILD A MODEL
Learn how to follow directions and build a model using a kit supplied by Home Depot. Work as a team of two as you assemble one of the kits: a wheelbarrow, helicopter, truck, and others.
Location: Community Center, Craft Room
Date: Saturday, 2/9/19
Time: 10:00 AM 11:00 AM #134009


PROGRAMS FOR SCHOOLS

We will bring the following science programs to your classroom! 
Each program will take 45 minutes with your class. All the programs are based on the Next Generation Science Standards and Michigan’s Objectives. Please call Parks and Recreation at 248-370-9353 and ask for Mandy to schedule your program and get more information.

WIGGLE WORMS This is an early elementary activity wherein students examine
live night crawlers using magnification tools, including a digital
microscope projected on your screen. Groups of two students will
work together to examine the bodies and movement of worms.
We will also discuss the habitat of worms!

ALL ABOUT FLOWERS

Understanding flowers is a critical step in learning about plants
and their role in our ecosystem. We will examine freshly cut
flowers and focus on identifying the different parts of them.

GHOST CRYSTALS

Explore these fascinating man-made polymers and their
changes from solid to liquid that are invisible in water. Each
student will be able to take their own crystals home with the
possibility of demonstrating this experiment to their parents
and siblings. This activity requires two 45-minute visits to your
classroom.

RALLY ROUND THE ROOM WITH HOT WHEEL CARS 
FROM AIMS SCIENCE
Bring excitement to Newton’s theories while students are
challenged to weigh and run their own NEW Hot Wheel Car
on a designed challenge in motion. This is a classic activity that
requires, a few electronic scales, flat tables and space for the
races. We provide NEW cars that the students get to keep!

DISSECTING OWL PELLETS

Join Mr. Mansour as he challenges your students to dissect Barn
Owl pellets and assemble them back into a model display. This
hands-on activity helps students to learn and understand the
food web of a Barn Owl.