Pershing park

Preschool Pals A 2 day preschool: Tuesday activities will include recognizing numbers and letters and name recognition. Thursday activities will include colors and shape recognition. We will work on fine motor skills, (cutting, gluing etc.), games, and art projects to take home. An early snack will be provided. Class size limited to 12. Proof of age required, and toilet-trained. Tu & Th, Jan 13 - March 18, 9:45 - 11:45am, ages 3-5, $140

Kids Craft Class A special crafts class for 3 to 5 year olds (pre-kindergarten). Spend Tuesday afternoons with Miss Lori and make special projects. Fine motor skills (cutting, gluing etc.), colors and textures will all be emphasized. Must be 3 by January 1, 2004 and toilet trained. Proof of age is required. Class size is limited to 12. Tu, Jan 13-March 16, 1 -3 pm, ages 3 - 5, $100.

Tumbling Tots Develop large motor skills in a fun and safe environment. Must be potty trained, parent participation required. Class size is limited to 12. T, Session 1: Jan 15 - Feb 12

Session 2: Feb 19 - March 18, 1:30 - 2:00pm, ages 3 - 4, $25

Lil Tumblers Learn basic tumbling moves – forward and backward rolls and cartwheels in a fun, safe and playful environment. Class size is limited to 12. Sa, Feb 7 - March 6, 2 - 2:45 pm, ages 5 - 6, $25.

Kindergarten Cooking So you are in morning kindergarten and looking for something to do in the afternoons? Dave will teach you to make some fun edible crafts. TH, Feb. 5 - March 4, 2:15 - 3:15pm, ages 5 - 6, $10

Cartoon Fun Morning kindergarteners looking for a fun way to spend Friday afternoon? Join us for your favorite Disney and other cartoons. F., Jan 23 - March 12, 2:15-3:30pm, ages 5 - 6, free

Snowflake Jamboree Join us for art projects and plenty of stories that focus on Winter Discover snowflakes, icicles, and participate in more frosty fun. Class size is limited to 15. Tu, Feb 3 - 24, ages 4 - 5, $10

CHILDREN

Snow Sculptures As the winter snow falls, we will sculpt and shape it into forts, snowmen, igloos, and much more. Imagine snow animals in sculptures. Tu, Jan 13 - March 16, 4:30-5:30pm, ages 6 - 12, free.

Chinese Ping Pong This is a very active, wacky version of standard ping pong that will keep you running and guessing where to go next. Unlike regular ping pong up to 15 people can play at once. It's easy to learn and fun to play. We have the paddles, you bring the energy. W. Jan 14 - March 17, 4:30 - 5:30 pm, ages 6 - 12, free

Jump Rope Club Double dutch, criss cross, jump rope bingo, jump rope four square and tic tac toe are just a few of the games we will play with jump ropes. W, Jan 14 - March 17, 5 - 6pm, ages 6 - 12, free

Wonderful Wednesdays REach Wednesday we will have the Nintendo games set up and children can take turns playing their favorite "E" rated video games. W, Jan 14 - March 17, 4:30 - 5:30pm, ages 6 - 12, free

Strategy BoardsRJoin us for some fun! Every week we will play a variety of board games that make you think and use strategy. Risk, Chess, Stratego, Clue, Checkers and many more games available. Th, Jan 15-March 18, 4:30-5:30pm, ages 6 - 12, free

Movie Matinee Gorge your face with popcorn and watch a movie with other kids. We will watch "G" rated movies only! F, Jan 16 - March 19, 4:30- 5:30pm, ages 6 - 12, free

Homework Helpers Been sick and missed some school? Got a big test or a project due soon? One day or all semester stop in at Pershing and get help with your homework and study with your friends. M-Th, Jan 12 - March 18, 5:30 - 6:00, 6-12, free

Drama Club We will be engaging in games and activities that improve confidence and creativity. Working on improvisation, and theater scripts. M, Jan 12- March 15, 4:30-5:30pm, ages - 6-12, $10

Scrapbooks and Stamping Children in this class will do various simple crafts. Making their own cards, scrapbooks and other fun projects with stamps. Come join your friends and create a masterpiece. Tu, Jan 13- Feb 10, 4:30-5:30pm, ages 6-12, $10.

Mystery Crafts Each week we will make a different mystery craft project. It can be an individual masterpiece or a group project. Tu, Feb. 17- March 19, 4:30-5:30pm, ages 6-12, $10

Sweetheart Basket Children will create a colorful basket of pinky/red flowers for their favorite Valentine's Day recipient. A box is needed to carry home the design in, a great way to make that special Valentine Gift for Mom & Dad. TH, Feb. 5, 4:30-5:30pm, ages 6-12, $10.

Tummy Warmers Winter tummy warmers - hot chocolate, apple cider and other fun ways to warm yourself during the winter months. Class size is limited to 12. Th, Jan 15-Feb 12, 4:30-5:30pm, ages 6-12, $10

Edible Crafts Have you ever made airplanes out of life savers? Come and enjoy using some of your favorite foods to make crafts you can eat. Class size is limited to 12. Th, Feb 19 - March 18, 4:50- 5:30pm, ages 6 - 12, $10

Teens

Teen Video Game Night Want to challenge your friends at Super Smash Brothers, Golden Eye or a sports game? We will have 4 stations set up with multiple controllers per station. Nintendo games are provided but you can bring your own, as along as they are "E" or "T" rated. No "M" rated games will be allowed. W, Jan 14 - March17, 7 - 9 pm, ages 13+, free.

Magic Card Night Gather with your friends, play Magic and trade cards with your friends. No buying or selling of Magic Cards. F, Jan 16 - March 19, 7 -9pm, ages 10+, free

Adults

Pershing General's Bridge Club Join us for bridge and great conversation this summer at the park. Bring a bag lunch; we'll provide the coffee. Everyone is welcome. M, Jan 12 to March 15, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Karate Lose weight, get fit, and have fun. Traditional Japanese Karate uses all your body muscles for a completely balanced aerobic and muscular workout! You will receive safe and expert instruction from John Linhoff, a 4th degree black belt in GOJUKAI with over 30 years teaching experience This class is designed for beginners. Tu &Th, Jan 13 - March 18, 6:30-8:30 pm, $50

Adult CPR Know what to do in case of an emergency. This American Red Cross Course is taught by a certified instructor. Be prepared to do hands on training. All materials will be provided. Class size limit of 10. W, Feb 4, 5 - 9pm, $35

First Aid Do you know how to deal with an emergency? Come and learn with a certified American Red Cross instructor. Be prepared to do hands on training. All materials will be provided. Class size is limited to 10. W, March 3, 5 -9pm, $35

Adult Card Night Come and play Cribbage, Rummy, 500, Canasta, Euchre or other fun card games. We will set up the multi purpose room with tables for foursomes and furnish the cards. You can provide your own foursome or come meet new friends. This night is open to all adults over 18. F, Jan 16-March 19, 7-9pm, free

Community Special events,/I>

WINTER WONDERLAND DINNER Come gather with your neighbors and celebrate Winter with crafts, games and a great dinner. Sa, Jan 31, 5 - 7 pm, $5.

Pershing Saturday Breakfasts Take mom, dad and the kids out for breakfast, meet your neighbors and enjoy pancakes, French toast, sausage, juice and coffee. Cost: $3/pre-registered, $4/at the door. S, Feb 21 & March 13, 8:30- 10:30 am.