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 FAMILY & ALL AGES / VARIETY

MARTIAL ARTS SELF-PROTECTION MINI-SERIES (AGES 6 - ADULT)

Master Instructor, National Champion, and silver medalist
at both the 2014 & 2016 World Karate Championships, Kirk
Rehn, leads this program for men, women, and kids. This is a
self-protection mini-series based on core principles within the
martial science curriculum giving students a more in-depth
look and practice at self-protection. Awareness of one’s environment
along with basic movements of self-protection will be
emphasized. Please wear loose fitting athletic clothing.

Location: Community Center Seyburn B
Date: Wednesdays, 11/13/19 – 12/18/19
No class: 11/27
Time: 6:30PM – 8:30PM #413251E
Fee: $25.00 Resident / $30.00 Regular (5 sessions)

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
Fee: $40 Resident / $50 Regular
(10 sessions)
Time: 7:30PM-8:30PM
Date: Thursdays, 1/16/20 – 3/19/20 #113620

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, 9AM- 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.

GYMNASIUM ACTIVITIES
Stop by the Community Center to participate in the following
gym activities: Court Games (badminton, basketball, volleyball),
Pickleball 55+, Pickleball 16+, Open Walking, and Basketball.
Schedules are available online and at the Community
Center. The cost is free to residents and $5 per non-resident
guest. 2 guest limit per resident, per visit for basketball.
Check in required at the front desk.

TABLE TENNIS & PING PONG
Stop by the front desk to sign in and sign out the equipment.
Fee: FREE Resident / $5 Regular
Times: Thursdays, 12:00PM - 4:00PM
Fridays, 2:00PM - 5:30PM
Saturdays, 2:00PM - 6:00PM

PICKLEBALL
One indoor court available for play. Players must sign in at the
front desk before entering the gym. Regular gym fees apply.
Bring your own equipment or use ours.
Times: 6:00PM – 9:00PM
Dates: Wednesdays, 1/8/20 – 1/22/20

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
Fee: $25 Resident / $40 Regular
Time: 9:00AM – 12:00PM
Dates: Saturday, 02/01/20 – Basic First Aid #133280
Saturday, 03/07/20 – Adult/Child CPR#133260


OUTDOOR EDUCATION & NATURE PROGRAMS

Most programs are conducted at the Auburn Hills Community
Center while the new Lodge is being constructed at Hawk
Woods Nature Center. Please look at the location of each
program carefully.


SCOUT MERIT BADGE SERIES
Hawk Woods Nature Center schedules Public Scout Badge
Adventures in order to encourage many scouts to come together
to achieve their badges. Programs are pre-planned by our
Nature Center Instructors. These events are geared towards
individual scouts or small groups. Large groups and/or different
badge adventures can be accommodated by booking a private
adventure. Contact Parks and Recreation for more information.
Location: Community Center Carriage Room
Fee: $8 Resident / $10 Regular
No charge for leaders/adults

Date: Saturday, 01/11/20 9:30AM-11:00AM
Scouts - Bird Study #134008A

Wednesday, 2/12/20 6:00PM-8:30PM
Scouts - Citizenship of the World #134008C

Saturday, 02/15/20 9:30AM-11:00AM
Wolf – Call of the Wild #134008B

Wednesday, 3/11/20 6:00PM-7:30PM
Scouts - Scholarship #134008D

Saturday, 03/21/20 9:30AM-11:00AM
Bear - Super Science #134008E

LITTLE HIKERS (Ages 0-6)
This program is designed for parents to take a guided walk with
their child, learn about the outdoors and learn ways to introduce
children to the natural world around them. Up to age 6
with adult.
Location: Hawk Woods Nature Center Pavilion
Fee: Free
Time: 9:30AM – 10:30AM
Date: Friday, 1/3/20 #134011A
Friday, 2/7/20 #134011B
Friday, 3/6/20 #134011C

 

STORY HOUR (Ages 3-5)
Come spend an hour learning about nature! The hour will
include a story, craft, time outdoors and other age-appropriate
activities. Story Hour will be located at the Community
Center during winter months. Up to age 6 with adult.
Location: Community Center Carriage Room
Time: 9:30AM – 10:30AM
Fee: Free Resident / $3 Regular

Date: Wednesday, 1/8/20
Not a Buzz to Be Found: Insects in Winter
#134012A

Saturday, 01/18/20
In the Snow: Who’s Been Here? #134012B

Wednesday, 2/19/20
Over and Under the Snow #134012C

Saturday, 02/29/20
The Story of Snow #134012D

Wednesday, 3/18/20
Animals in Winter #134012E

Saturday, 3/28/20
Garden Wigglers: Earthworms in
Your Backyard #134012F

WINTER HIKE
Take a guided hike in the woods noticing all the seasonal
changes and signs of animals. End the hike with a cup of hot
chocolate! All ages are welcome, children must be accompanied
by an adult.
Location: Hawk Woods Nature Center Pavilion
Fee: Free
Time: 1:00PM – 2:00PM
Date: Saturday, 1/25/20 #134003

STARGAZING WITH MCMATH-HULBERT ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY
Winter skies are here, which means long, cold, clear nights offering
the best views for our nighttime skies! McMath-Hulbert
Astronomical Society will guide us through the winter night
stars! Make and take home your own Star Chart. Bundle up
for this event and enjoy hot chocolate during your visit! All
Ages are welcome.
Location: Hawk Woods Nature Center Pavilion
Fee: $3 Resident / $5 Regular
Time: 7:00PM – 9:00PM
Date: Saturday. 2/1/20 #134005

GROUNDHOG DAY SHADOW PLAY (Ages 5-12)
Will the groundhog see his shadow? Come enjoy the early
spring or late winter learning about groundhog day and shadow
science with a shadow craft to take home. Ages 5 and up
are encouraged to come learn something new.
Location: (Call for location)
Fee: Free Resident / $3 Regular
Time: 1:00PM – 2:00PM
Date: Sunday, 2/2/20 #134007

VALENTINES IN NATURE (Ages 5-12)
Come spread the love of nature with us at our Valentine’s Day
activity making hearts, love bugs, outdoor art and more! Ages
5 and up are encouraged.
Location: Community Center Craft Studio
Fee: Free Resident / $3 Regular
Time: 10:00AM – 11:00AM
Date: Saturday, 2/8/20 #134009

JAPANESE FISH PAINTING
Gyotaku is a Japanese method of printmaking that traditionally
utilizes fish, sea creatures, or similar subjects as ‘printing
plates’ in its process. We will utilizing rubber fish replicas to
practice this art and learning about fish anatomy. Ages 5+
Location: Community Center Craft Studio
Fee: Free Resident / $3 Regular
Time: 10:00AM – 11:00AM
Date: Saturday, 3/7/20 #134004

SHAMROCK SHINDIG (Ages 5-12)
St. Patrick’s Day is quickly approaching, so let’s celebrate the
season with shamrocks! We will plant our own shamrocks to
take home, make a craft, and go on a scavenger hunt! Ages 5
and up are encouraged.
Location: Community Center Craft Studio
Fee: Free Resident / $3 Regular
Time: 10:00AM – 11:00AM
Date: Saturday, 3/14/20 #134010

GEOCACHING SERIES CHALLENGE
Complete our Geocaching Series Challenge and stop by the
Community Center for a special prize! Call for more information
about how to complete the challenge!