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Spring & Summer 2016

MILLIS

RECREATION

Register Online

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Upcoming Events ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT

FATHER’S DAY FISHING DERBY

Oak Grove Farm—Saturday, March 26th, 11am—Rain or Shine

South End Pond – Sunday, June 19th 9:00-9:30 am check in – 9:30-11:00 am Fishing

Hop along with us on our search for those edible eggs. Children will be divided into several age groups. Parents, bring your cameras as the Easter Bunny will make a special appearance. Bring your own basket! REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED!! This event is FREE!!!

A DAY IN NEW YORK CITY Join us for a memorable day in New York City! There are countless exciting and entertaining places to visit in the city. For ideas and information, visit www.nycgo.com or www.nycinsiderguide.com to help plan your day. The luxury coach bus drops off and picks up at 5th and 42nd Streets, near the NY Public Library and Bryant Park. This location is ideal if you choose to visit Times Square, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Rockefeller Center, plus much more – a map of the area is provided. For planning purposes, please note that the bus arrives in the city at approximately 10:30am and departs promptly at 6:00pm.

Spend Father’s Day fishing with Dad! Fishing licenses are required for ages 15 & up (may be purchased online, Bass Pro, Walmart). Launch your own canoe or fish from shore. Awards will be given by age groups. This event is FREE!! Special thanks to Keith’s Tackle and Dunkin Donuts for past donations!

Summer Concert Series At the Bandstand Wednesdays, July 6th-27th at 6:30 pm Bring a chair or a blanket and have some fun! All shows are FREE!!

Bands to be announced SOON! Sponsored by:

Saturday, 4/30 6:30 am departure from Medway Middle School 10:00 pm return to Medway Middle School Fee: $58

The Millis Garden Club and Millis Lions Club invite you to join us for the 12th Annual Millis Beautification Day. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! TAKE PRIDE IN MILLIS! Saturday, April 9, 2016 8:00 AM to Noon, Rain or Shine Grab your work gloves, rakes and trash picker-uppers and meet us at the Town Hall to clean up and beautify public areas around Millis. Families, groups and organizations welcome! (Children 3rd grade and up only: Minors need parent or guardian signed permission slip) PRE-REGISTER by calling Bill Lawson at 781-718-3342 or email Bill at [email protected] OR REGISTER ON SITE AT 7:30 AM. POST CLEAN-UP RECEPTION AT THE LIBRARY. IMPORTANT: All Volunteers must check in at Town Hall. Complimentary Refreshments will be served at sign in.

MOTHER OF THE YEAR CONTEST Send us your letter stating why your Mom deserves to be the Millis Mother of the Year! The Recreation Committee will select the winning entries. Mothers of all ages are eligible. Prizes awarded will be sure to please all mothers. Deadline for entries is MONDAY, MAY 2nd. A special mailbox will be available at the Clyde Brown School; or mail your letters to the Recreation Department, 900 Main Street.

SUMMER SPLASH DAY Town Park—Wednesday August 10th (rain date Aug. 17th) 1:00-3:00 pm

Beat the Heat at the Town Park while having a blast with water inflatables! Bring your bathing suit, sunscreen and a towel and come have some fun in the sun! This event is FREE—Donations of canned good accepted for the Millis Food Pantry.

Flag Football – 11th Year! - Jon Loer This program is designed by the NFL to promote the sport in a fun, low key, learning environment! $135.00 registration fee includes: Reversible NFL jersey, Flag Football Belt, 8 game league schedule, 10 player teams with 5 on 5 games. Teams will be co-ed ages 5-14 (age on 9/1/16). There is a $20.00 discount for early registration as well as a $10.00 discount for each additional child registered. Registration and payment must be completed on-line at www.millisflagfootball.org. Registration closes on August 15th or when maximum registration is attained. Preseason evaluations for all ages will be announced on the website. Coaches are needed. Please volunteer to coach NOW! See website for more information (FAQs, etc.)! See website for any details and updates for the 2016 program! REGISTER EARLY and ONLINE ONLY to be assured a spot for your child as space is limited! This program sold out the last TEN years! Clyde Brown School, Millis (Other fields may also be used) Ages: Co-ed 5-14 Saturdays 9/10/16 to 11/5/15 Early Registration Discount by 4/30/16

Preschool Spring Programs PRESCHOOL SOCCER - Steve Cassidy More touches on the ball and less stoppage time results in more fun and provides the opportunity for optimal player development. The 3v3 continuous play format will allow for a significant increase of touches on the ball for every child in the program, regardless of age or skill level. The scrimmage sessions will begin with a 30 minute warm-up and technical skill sessions followed by a 30 minute scrimmage.

TODDLERTIME PLAYGROUP Parents and preschoolers share a morning of fun. Meet other children, interact with peers and encourage sharing by bringing toys to share with new friends. Veterans Memorial Building, Gym Mondays, 4/27-6/8 (no class 5/25) 10:00 am—11:00 am

All ages 6 weeks Fee: $15

Registration form MUST be in by APRIL 7th to ensure placement on a team. All others will be put on a waitlist and will be placed ONLY where there are spots available. A $10 late fee will be applied! NO SPECIAL REQUESTS WILL BE HONORED! Clyde Brown Fields Ages: 4-5 Sundays, 4/24-6/5 (no game 5/29) 6 weeks Times to be determined Fee: $60

YOGA FOR MOMS & TOTS – The Yoga Studio Yoga for children has been proven to improve concentration, fitness, flexibility and overall well-being – not to mention you and your child will feel great too! Join this class for a special time for you and your child to spend together.

*COACHES: Draft will be held Wednesday, April 8th at 6:00 p.m. in Room 130 of the Veterans Memorial Building. Please volunteer to be a coach and participate in your child’s soccer experience. ALL COACHES MUST FILL OUT CORI FORM.

4 weeks Fee: $45

MUSIC, MOMMY & ME - Viviana Vilches Join us for this marvelous music and movement program! Music will help jump-start your child’s learning process! This 10-week “mommy & me” class combines massage rhymes, lullabies, floor and lap games, action songs, dance, and introduction to musical instruments. Active parent involvement is required for these classes. Please bring a blanket or mat for your child. Non-walking siblings are welcome to “sit-in”. Walking siblings must pay for the class. We welcome dads and caretakers, too! Veterans Memorial Building, Rm. 130 Ages: 6-23 months & 24-48 months Program 1 – Ages 6-23 months Thursdays, 4/7-6/16 (No class 4/21) 9:30-10:15 am Program 2 – Ages 24-48 months Thursdays, 4/7-6/16 (No class 4/21) 10:30-11:15am

10 sessions Fee: $97 10 sessions Fee: $97

PRESCHOOL KARATE - Elite Martial Arts Academy The focus in this class is to help children improve and develop gross and fine motor skills through the Martial Arts. During class we will conduct basic stretching and conditioning exercises to improve flexibility, coordination, and balance. Children will be taught basic karate punches, kicks, and blocks. Techniques will be reinforced weekly using various equipment and fun drills designed to hide repetition and to keep children excited. Max. 8. 1275 Main Street, Millis Fridays, 4/29-6/17 10:00-10:30 am OR Tuesdays, 4/26-6/18 4:00-4:30 pm

Ages: 3-4 8 weeks Fee: $55

The Yoga Studio, 840 Main St. Suite 111, Millis Session 1 – Tuesdays, 4/28-5/19 Session 2 – Tuesdays, 5/26-6/16 10:00 am—10:45 am

Ages: 2-5

PRESCHOOL MINI-SPORTS- F.A.S.T. Athletics This program is a combination of warm-up games and sports such as soccer, kickball, wacky ball and t-ball. It will ease children into learning the basics of all these great games as well as teaching them the importance of team work. Each class, F.A.S.T. Athletics will have new & exciting games planned! Town Park (behind Town Hall) Saturdays, 5/7-6/25 (no 5/28) 10:00-10:45 am

Ages: 2.9-5 7 weeks Fee: $85 s/b $90

PRESCHOOL T-BALL- F.A.S.T. Athletics Let’s take a walk through the fundamentals of America’s favorite pastime. The children will learn the basic skills in fielding, throwing, hitting, and base running. In addition, they will play games such as home run derby, last one standing. This is an easy introduction into t-ball where learning and skill development are our priorities. Town Park (behind Town Hall) Saturdays, 5/7-6/25 (no 5/28) 9:00-9:45 am

Ages: 2.9-5 7 weeks Fee: $85 s/b $90

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MOMMY & ME GYMNASTICS - Shen’s Gymnastics Academy Our very popular & fun instructor-led gymnastics classes designed for toddlers aged 18 mos-3 years and their mom or dad. This 60- minute class brings the parents onto the floor amidst the excitement. We have small preschool-sized equipment for children this age including: rings, bars, ladders and slide. Kids also love using our zip line and trampoline in this class. The instructor will set up different obstacle courses each week especially designed to help with locomotion skills and hand-eye coordination. 16 Everett St., Holliston Ages: 20 mos-3 years with mom, dad or babysitter Mondays, 5/2-6/20 (no class 5/30) 9:30-10:30 Fee: $170

8 weeks

MESSY MIXTURES - Margie Monahan This is an exciting art program for preschoolers and an adult companion. Join us for a wonderful experience in process art where your child will explore, create and learn by experimenting with many different mediums. Children will have the opportunity to craft at least three different projects each week. Old play clothes are recommended for those who attend. Burke School Rm. 11, Legion Ave. Parking lot Door 13, Medway Wednesdays, 4/13-5/25 (no class 4/20) 9:30-10:20 am

Ages: 2-4 (w/adult) 6 sessions Fee: $50

ART FARM - Christine Heer & Lisa Henderson; Grow, Bloom & Thrive, LLC This wonderful program, held at Tangerini’s Spring Street Farm, is a play-based, primarily outdoor, experiential farm and forest art-themed program for children. Art Farm participants feed animals, collect eggs, hike through the farm, and enjoy a snack. They also use materials found on the farm and in the forest to create artwork, both collaboratively and individually. From painted rocks and sticks, to teepees woven with cloth, string and yarn, to fairy villages, to murals and garlands, nature provides unlimited inspiration and an unending supply of mixed media materials to work with. Please bring a full water bottle and a backpack with a change of clothes and dress your child in layers to ensure comfort while playing outdoors, including waterproof outer layers (rain pants) and mud boots. Independent toileting is required. Maximum of 12 children allowed in this program. Tangerini’s Spring Street Farm 139 Spring Street, Millis 8:45am-12:00pm Tuesdays, April 5, 12, 26 3 sessions Thursdays, April 7, 14, 28 3 sessions Tuesdays, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 5 sessions Thursdays, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2 5 sessions

Ages: 3-6 Fee: $120 Fee: $120 Fee: $200 Fee: $200

TINY TOTS - Norfolk Arena Tiny Tots is for younger skaters usually between the ages of 3-6. The lesson is 25 minutes long and then can stay on for practice time with a parent. Norfolk Arena, 1 Dean Street Norfolk Tuesdays, 4/26-6/14 9:30-10:20 am Fridays, 4/29-6/17 1:00-1:50 pm Fee: $160

Ages: 3-6 8 sessions 8 sessions

SUPERKIDS! Gymnastics Shen’s Gymnastics Academy A 60-minute, energetic, fun, gymnastics class for preschool and kindergarten-aged kids. Children, ages 3-6 participate in this class while their parents watch from the seating area. The kids get lots of personal attention and lots of turns on the apparatus such as trampoline, balance beam, rings, vault, bars, and tumble track. The instructor will set up an obstacle course designed to teach basic gymnastics skills. Kids will also improve their locomotion skills, hand-eye coordination, social skills, taking turns and listening skills, all while they are having fun, getting exercise, and learning gymnastics! 16 Everett St, Holliston MA Ages: 3-6 Mondays , 5/2–6/20 (no class 5/30) 9:30 , 1:30, or 3:30 8 Weeks Thursdays, 5/5–6/23 10:30, 12:30, or 3:30 9 weeks Fee: $190 for 8 week session, $213 for 9 week session 10% sibling discount

Youth-Spring SOCCER - Steve Cassidy This introduction to soccer will focus on fun and learning to participate in a team sport through practice and in 6-on-6 games. Coaches needed! The fee includes T-shirt. Registration form MUST be in by APRIL 7TH to ensure placement on a team. All others will be put on a waitlist and will be placed ONLY where there are spots available. A $10 late fee will be applied! Clyde Brown Fields Sundays, 4/24-6/5 (no game 5/29) Times to be determined

Ages: 6-7 6 weeks Fee: $60

*COACHES: Draft will be held Wednesday, April 8th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 130 of the Veterans Memorial Building. Please volunteer to be a coach and participate in your child’s soccer experience. ALL COACHES MUST FILL OUT CORI FORM.

ADVANCED SOCCER – FC Boston Scorpions The Advanced Soccer Program is designed for players between the ages of 8 and 9 who want to improve their game and take it to the next level. While we will have loads of fun and enjoy playing the game every time we are on the field, it will also be a focused clinic for players who are a little more serious about playing and who may be interested in playing beyond the Recreational level. We will concentrate on developing foot skills, touch on the ball, passing/striking technique and building competitiveness in players. We will introduce players to the rules of the game as well as other things such as proper throw in techniques, kick offs, etc. The fee for the session includes a t-shirt and we will look to set up a scrimmage at the end of the clinic for the players involved to get an actual game in. Clyde Brown School Field Sundays, 4/24-6/5 (no 5/29) 3:30-4:30

Ages: 8 & 9 6 weeks Fee: $60

KICKBOXING - Elite Martial Arts Academy This class will focus on the basics of kickboxing, such as properly throwing punches and kicks as well as combining these moves with basic footwork, speed, and power. Students will use many different types of equipment to improve their skills and to keep class challenging and exciting as well as get a great workout. 1275 Main Street, Millis Thursdays, 4/28-6/16 4:00-4:45 pm

Ages: 7 and up 8 weeks Fee: $55

HORSEBACK RIDING LESSONS - Melissa Price Whether you have always dreamed of riding or want a brush up course to get you started back in the saddle again, this is the course for you. Come and spend an hour a week at the farm learning to groom and tack up a horse as well as basic riding skills from getting on to learning how to sit correctly in the saddle and control a horse. (Max. 6 students) Shadowfax Farm, 112 Farm St, Millis Session I—Mondays, 4/25-5/16 Session II—Mondays, 6/6-6/27 5:00 -6:00 pm

Ages: 5 & up 4 Weeks 4 Weeks Fee: $150/session

INTRODUCTION TO SKATEBOARDING - Knucklebones Designed for beginner skateboarders with little to no experience, this class teaches fundamental skateboarding tricks and skills. Concentrating on balance, turning, accelerating, stopping, transitions, dropping in, Ollies, and a variety of other skills, we not only teach tricks but help participants develop confidence to apply them on their own. Proper safety equipment (helmet, knee and elbow pads, and wrist guards) and skateboards are required. For those that can’t bring them, they will be provided but you must let us know upon registration. Participants must keep all safety gear on at all times and wear athletic shoes. Town Park Tennis Courts Saturdays, 4/30-5/21 1:00-2:00 pm

Ages: 7-13 4 weeks Fee: $100

RUN FOR YOUR LIFE - Nanci Cahalane The purpose of this program is to help participants maintain a positive attitude toward accomplishments, avoid injury and ENJOY THE SPORT OF RUNNING! This is a non-competitive, “set our own goals” program. We will focus on important aspects of running such as warm-up and cool down; why, how and when to stretch; proper running form; pace setting; keeping a log/ journal; rest and recovery; and good nutritional habits including hydration. Bring a water bottle. Fee includes t-shirt. Pond St. Recreation Complex, Rte. 115, Norfolk Thursdays, 4/28-6/2 4:00-5:00 pm

Grades: 3-6 6 Sessions Fee: $60

BEGINNER GOLF CLINIC - Glen Ellen Country Club This program is a great introduction to the game of golf. Over the course of four weeks, you will learn the essentials in all aspects of the game. Our spring program is perfect for students who have had little instruction, never played before or want to kick off the season on the right foot. (Maximum of 12 players) If needed, golf clubs will be provided. Glen Ellen Country Club, Orchard St.—Millis Session I—Saturdays, 4/16-5/7 Session II—Saturdays, 5/28-6/18 9:00-10:00 am OR 10:30-11:30 am

Ages 6-11 4 weeks Fee: $135

INTERMEDIATE GOLF CLINIC - Glen Ellen Country Club This program is designed for golfers who have had previous instruction and are ready to take the next step in the lifelong game of golf. You will build on the knowledge you already have with a focus on consistent ball striking and balance. Each hour will cover an aspect of both the full swing and short game. (Maximum of 12 players) If needed, golf clubs will be provided. Glen Ellen Country, Orchard St.—Millis Session I—Saturdays, 4/16-5/7 Session II—Saturdays, 5/28-6/18 1:00-2:00 pm OR 2:30-3:30 pm

Ages 8-13 4 weeks Fee: $135

FREERUNNING AND PARKOUR – Wu Xing Kung Fu Beginners and experienced Freerunners welcome! We teach Parkour in a graduated, fun setting that puts safety first, using mats and other equipment to help acquire skill and confidence. Build strength and gain flexibility as you learn how to interact safely with the environment. Learn break falls, cartwheels, rolls and more to disperse energy from jumps or falls; learn how to use the principles of stride, precision and wall running to plot your course. We stress efficiency, flow and the ability to change levels smoothly while maintaining momentum. Parkour is a great exercise for the mind and body- it develops willpower, control, drive, humility, focus and balance. It also promotes body awareness, strengthens the core and fosters better metabolism, and all while having a fun workout with great people! Wu Xing Kung Fu, 903 Main St. Tuesdays, 4:30 pm OR Thursdays, 6:45 pm Fee: $100

Ages: 10+ 4 weeks

KUNG FU KIDS - Wu Xing Kung Fu Parkour and Kung Fu for kids! In this class we learn to become more aware of our bodies and minds by playing fun games and exercising in ways designed to challenge and reward students for giving their best effort. We teach Parkour, tumbling, exciting animal moves, kicks and punches while we work on our listening, focus and confidence. We let kids express themselves in a fun, supportive environment while also learning respect, manners and tolerance for each other. We get stronger in mind and body, all while having a great time! Wu Xing Kung Fu, 903 Main St. Fridays, 3:30 - 4:15 pm OR Wednesdays, 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm OR Saturdays, 9:30 am - 10:15 am Fee: $80

Ages: 6-10 4 weeks

BASIC KUNG FU - Wu Xing Kung Fu Learn 5 Animal Kung Fu! Students learn powerful kicks, punches, stances and applications of classic Hung Gar 5 animal/5 element Kung Fu from Southern China. Build strength, confidence and respect while getting in shape and learning to master one’s self. We work hard and play hard, with exciting drills and games designed to stretch our minds and build our bodies. Learn the power of the Tiger, the speed of the Panther, the connectedness of the Snake, the perception of the Crane and the skill of the Dragon! Come to as many of these classes as you like! Wu Xing Kung Fu, 903 Main St. Tuesdays, 6:45 - 7:45 pm Thursdays, 6:45 - 7:45 pm Fridays, 4:30 - 5:30 pm Saturdays, 10:30 - 11:30 am 4 weeks

Ages: 10 & up

Fee: $80

ARCHERY - F.A.S.T. Athletics Who has the best shot? This class will focus on aim, posture and balance when shooting with our bow and arrows. Proper technique will be explained to ensure everyone has the opportunity to hit their marks! Can you hit your target 10, 20, 30, or even 50 yards out? Come join us and find out! Clyde Brown Field Mondays, 5/9-6/27 (no 5/29) 3:45-4:45 pm

Ages: 8-12 6 weeks Fee: $95

FAMILY PARKOUR! – Wu Xing Kung Fu Do Parkour with your Kids! If you like to watch American Ninja Warrior and have always wanted to jump on, off and around stuff, this class is for you! Beginners and experienced Freerunners are welcome; six years old to adult. We teach Parkour in a graduated, fun setting that puts safety first, using mats and other equipment to help acquire skill and confidence. Build strength and gain flexibility as you learn how to interact safely with the environment. Learn better balance, core strength and fun acrobatic moves under the skilled eye of a professional Freerunner. Have fun and get great exercise while bonding as a family. We adjust the class to work with multiple levels of skill, sometimes together and sometimes in different groups. Must have one Parent or Guardian plus one or more children participating to qualify for this class. Wu Xing Kung Fu, 903 Main St. Wednesdays, 3:30-4:15 pm 4 weeks

Ages 5+ Fee: $120/family

KIDS SELF DEFENSE / JUJITSU Sensei Jeremy Flori Jukido is a style of the Japanese Martial Art of Jujitsu, the techniques of which were founded centuries ago. Today, we use Jujitsu as a comprehensive system of self-defense. Students will develop the skills and confidence to handle a wide variety of threats and to defend themselves from real life situations they might encounter in today’s dangerous world. The techniques you will learn include escapes, throws, takedowns, arm/joint locks, and pressure points, applied as a realistic approach to selfdefense. Safety and doing one’s best are always emphasized in class. Students of Jukido develop a strong sense of confidence and self-discipline among the many benefits of hard work. Classes are offered 3 times a week to better accommodate busy schedules. Students may choose any 2 or perhaps all 3 classes if they are super motivated! Millis Kokondo Academy Ages 6 – 14 The Gym, 27 Milliston Road 8 Week Session Mon, Wed and Fri 6:00-7:15 Fee: $110 FLOOR HOCKEY – F.A.S.T. Athletics Hockey season is over, what to do?? Come join F.A.S.T. Athletics for some street hockey fun. Fundamentals of hockey will be taught along with good sportsmanship and rules. After the instructional period is over, each day will end with a good old fashion street hockey game. F.A.S.T. **Athletics staff will be at Clyde Brown to pick up any students whom want to participate, they will walk them to the Town Hall gym where the pick-up will take place or walk them back to Clyde Brown for extended day after Hockey is over. Veterans Memorial Building, Gym Mondays, 5/9-6/27 (no 5/29) 2:50-4:00 pm

Ages: 7-10 7 weeks Fee: $95

KIDS YOGA – Mary Anne Murphy Kids yoga will help children learn to manage stress, increase self-awareness and self-respect all while having a great time. Children will learn tools to help them stay focused, centered, strong, happy, and healthy. The Yoga Studio, Maurer Building Thursdays, 4/28-5/19 4:00-5:00 pm

Ages: 5-10 4 weeks Fee: $45

SELF-DEFENSE FOR WOMEN - Master Julie Guido & Master Christine Howard Join us in this important self-defense class for all women. Each class will focus on different scenarios and effective strategies for each situation, as well as practical tips to avoid an attack. We will establish what constitutes your personal space and learn to set boundaries. This class is taught by highly-trained black belt instructors - women for women. Learn how to stay safe and empower yourself! This class is highly recommended for collegeaged women. Burke School Gym, 16 Cassidy Lane, Medway Fridays, 4/8-5/27 (no class 4/22 or 5/20) 6:30-7:30 pm

Ages: 14+ 6 weeks Fee: $75

LEARN TO SKATE - Norfolk Arena Learn to skate is for all ages and levels. We follow the US Basic Skills Program. Our goal is to provide a fun and safe skating experience for the beginner and more advanced skater. We offer a 25 minute lesson and then 25 minutes of practice. *Learn to play hockey skaters have to know how to skate forward and backwards and full equipment is required. Learn to Play Hockey is offered on Tuesdays only. Please visit www.norfolkarena.com for information regarding required equipment and rental options. Norfolk Arena, 1 Dean Street, Norfolk Tuesdays, 4/26-6/14 5:00-5:50 pm Sundays, 5/1-6/19 (no class 5/29) 4:00-4:50 pm

Ages: 3-Adult 8 sessions Fee: $160 7 sessions Fee: $145

CAR SMARTS for Teens - Shawn Lannigan; Long Distance Tire This class is a must for young drivers! Join us to learn how to care for your “investment,” whether it is your personal car or your family’s car. This is a great course for new drivers, experienced teen drivers, and for those who want to be familiar with “mechanic lingo” when it is time for repairs. Participants will learn how to change the oil and filter, check all fluids, do tuneups, change bulbs and fuses, maintain tire safety, and jump-start a car. What to do in an emergency situation and how to save money with car maintenance will also be addressed. Some students’ cars will be used for demonstration purposes and will receive free service. Long Distance Tire, Main St., Medway Tuesdays, 4/26-5/17 7:00-8:30 0 pm

Ages: 16+ 4 weeks Fee: $40

THE GRASSHOPPER AND THE ANTS - Drama Kids Spring Performance “The ants go marching one by one...the grasshopper spends his day in the sun??” Join us this spring in this fun and highly dramatic adventure of a favorite fable with a creative twist which leads to a final performance with costumes & props on stage at Dean College in Franklin. Drama Kids strives to make a child’s experience on stage comfortable, therefore we do not hold auditions or require strenuous line rehearsing. Instructors are visibly available during performance to help direct children or provide lines. Children will be an active part of character roles and development in class and are able to voice opinions and ideas to add to the play. Veterans Memorial Building, Room 130 Thursdays, 4/28-6/30 Time: 4:45-5:45 pm

Ages: 7+ 10 sessions Fee: $165

April Vacation Programs CAMP HOLLYWOOD - Arlene Lagos Veterans Memorial Building, Room 130 Ages: 7 & up Monday-Friday, 4/18-4/22 1 week 8:30-3:30 for Full day (all classes) Fee: $250 for the week OR Select Classes Below Fee: $75 per class for the week

ACTING CLASS 8:30-10:30 am Spend the week learning how to perform on stage! By the end of the week, we’ll put on a show! Bring a snack to class. HIP HOP DANCE CLASS 10:30-12:00 Whether you are a beginner or a master at hip hop, this class will be fun and you’ll learn some great moves! WRITING CLASS 12:30-2:00 pm Learn the fundamentals of writing a great short story! VOICE CLASS 2:00-3:30 pm Are you the next Taylor Swift or Shawn Mendes? Come join the voice class and we’ll practice popular songs and find out! Students must bring their own snack, lunch, water bottle and appropriate shoes for dancing PAINTBALL TRIP - FOX 4 Paintball Join us on your day off from school for an exciting day of paintball adventure! Players will be given a safety orientation and issued all needed equipment. Players may purchase additional paintballs at a reduced cost. Bus will leave VMB at 9:00 am. Players will play approximately 6 games. You may bring your own food or snack bar is available. Fee includes transportation. Wear comfortable clothing. PLEASE DOWNLOAD WAIVER FORM AT fox4paintball.com and mail with payment. Fox 4 Paintball, Upton, MA Friday, April 22nd 9:00am—4:00 pm

Grades 6 & Up Fee: $55

TRY GOLF April Vacation Week - Maplegate Country Club Greg Dowdell, PGA Professional Kevin Weldon, USGTF Professional This program is a fun introduction to golf targeted at new golfers. You may choose to play one day or up to four days! The group lessons cover basic rules and swing fundamentals. Games include a best ball mini tournament played on the course and plenty of practice time. Program includes use of practice facilities, range balls, green fees and all equipment. Rain date April 22. Maplegate Country Club, 160 Maple St., Bellingham, MA Ages: 5-12 Monday-Thursday, April 18-21 4 lessons 9:00-10:00 am Fee: $90 week or $25/day

GOLF ACADEMY April Vacation Week - Maplegate Country Club Greg Dowdell, PGA Professional Kevin Weldon, USGTF Professional This program is targeted for serious junior golfers of all ability levels and will cover basic rules and etiquette, along with the fundamentals of the pre-shot routine, equipment selection, the full swing and the short game. Time will be shared between the practice area and the golf course, always under the supervision of a Maplegate Staff member. Program includes V1 video analysis, daily on course completion, use of practice facilities, range balls, equipment, green fees, and lunch daily. Rain date April 22. Maplegate Country Club, 160 Maple St., Bellingham, MA Monday-Thursday, April 18-21 11:00-4:00

Ages: 9-17 4 lessons Fee: $300

APRIL VACATION GYMNASTICS CAMP - Shen’s Gymnastics Shen’s Gymnastics Academy is offering a fun and energetic Gymnastics Camp during April Vacation Kids will enjoy the experience of gymnastics and physical exercise. No gymnastics experience necessary! Some of the activities include: trampoline, zip-line, tumbling into our giant foam pit, jump & slide in our giant combo bouncy house, arts & crafts, and of course, instructed gymnastics. Regardless of the skill level of our campers, our staff focuses on providing the fundamentals of gymnastics in a no-pressure, fun, camp situation. You select the days or weeks you want to come, and we will be here and ready to play! Wear comfortable clothing (or leotard) for gymnastics, and bring along water, peanut-free snack, and, if staying for a full day, a peanut free lunch too. Shen’s Gymnastics Academy, 16 Everett St., Holliston Ages: 3.5-12 (must be potty trained) 4/18-4/22 5 days Full day 9:00 am-3:00 pm Half day 9:00 am-12:00 pm Fee: $80 per day or $295 per week Full day session Fee: $50 per day or $180 per week Half day session

APRIL VACATION SUPERSPORTS CLINIC F.A.S.T. Athletics Get up, get going with F.A.S.T. Athletics April vacation program. This program will include a ton of fun games, some traditional, some just wacky! If you are looking for some serious fun and to meet new people, this is your class. This week will include tournaments of dodgeball, soccer and even some wacky baseball/softball games! Each participant will receive a F.A.S.T. Athletics water bottle at the beginning of the week. Veterans Memorial Building, Gym Ages: 7-12 Tuesday-Friday, 4/19-4/22 4 days 9:00-3:00 Fee: $125 or $45 per day drop-in

Half Day Programs SPECTACULAR SPORTS - Knucklebones This class is not your average sports class! Knucklebones Athletics focuses on strategy, fitness, and fun, allowing everyone to get involved and have a good time. Bringing all our own unique equipment, we’ll play traditional games such as hockey, soccer and basketball and add some outside the box games like Poison, Gaga, and Castle ball. Ever tried to score points using a 4’ ball on a 6’inflatable tube? Welcome to Powerball! Everyone will be challenged, learn new skills and have a blast! Proper clothing and sneakers are required. **Please indicate on your registration form if your child needs to be escorted from the Clyde Brown over to the Veterans Memorial Building at dismissal time. *Includes Pizza/drink for lunch. Veterans Memorial Building Gym & Town Fields Grades: 4-8 Wednesday, 4/6 11:30-2:00 pm

Fee: $35

COLOR WAR - Knucklebones One of the best camp traditions is now a breakout tradition all its own. Whether consecutive day, weekly or once a month, participants will compete in traditional and not so traditional sports and physical activities. Participants are divided into teams, each of which is assigned a color. Teams will choose different commanders each day and compete against each other in challenges and events to earn points. Team challenges include, for example, Castle Ball, Omnikin Poison, Torch Ball, Survivor Games, Amazing Race Challenges, Geocaching, etc. It will conclude with one event that can propel any team forward to claim the crown! Color War will be the most talked about event of the year as each participant recounts his or her wildly vivid experience. **Please indicate on your registration form if your child needs to be escorted from the Clyde Brown over to the Veterans Memorial Building at dismissal time. *Includes Pizza/drink for lunch. Veterans Memorial Building Gym & Town Fields Grades: 4-8 Friday, 5/13 11:30-2:00 pm

Fee: $35

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Under Recreation Dept.

Adult Programs-Spring ADULT VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE – Millis Recreation Dept. Join us in this fun, non-competitive volleyball program. Players will assigned to a team each week for a semester of enjoyable, recreational volleyball. Passing and team play are emphasized to ensure that everyone has fun, regardless of skill level. Veterans Memorial Building Gym Session 1; Tuesdays, 4/5-5/10 Session 2; Tuesdays, 5/17-6/21 6:30-8:00 pm

Adults 6 weeks Fee: $30/session

LADIES LIGHT HIKING – Nanci Cahalane Add dimensions to your walking or jogging—do you like the idea of hiking, but don’t want to go alone? Hiking is fantastic exercise as well as a great time to get some fresh air and explore new places. We will meet at various local locations every week (a list will be given out). This class moves at a good pace—we’ll be looking for hills! We meet at various locations in neighboring towns. The first meeting location will be at the “F. Gilbert State Forest”, Mill Street, Foxborough, MA. Various Locations Thursdays, 4/28-6/2 OR Saturdays, 5/7-6/18 (no class 5/28) 9:45-11:00 am

Adults 4 sessions Fee: $149

Adults 6 Sessions 6 Sessions Fee: $25

Glen Ellen Country Club Wednesdays, 4/20–5/11 9:00-10:00am or 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Adults 10 Sessions Fee: $75

PHOTOGRAPHY-101 – Audrey Anderson Have you always wanted to take better photos of family, pets, sports, dance, or landscapes? In this class, we will discuss ways to do this by learning about principles of composition, exposure, depth of field and focus options, use of auto and manual buttons on your camera and other camera settings, lenses, light and flashes, RAW and JPEG formats, and posing. We’ll work on these topics with weekly shooting assignments, and we’ll share our work in class. Bring your camera, manual, and enthusiasm to each class (DSLR, mirrorless, or point-and-shoot). Veterans Memorial Building, Rm 21 Tuesdays, 4/26-6/14 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Glen Ellen Country Club Fridays, 4/22-5/13 10:00 – 11:00 am or 12:00 – 1:00 pm

ADULT BEGINNER GOLF LESSONS – Devin Bibeau, Assistant Professional & Staff This program is for adults who are looking to find out more about the game of golf. The basics of grip, stance, and swing will be introduced. Full swing concepts and short game will become a key focal point. Rules and etiquette will be touched on during the clinic. The goal of this program is to give people a better understanding of the great game of golf and getting over the “fear” factor of getting on the course. Maximum of 6 students per session. If needed, golf clubs will be provided.

YOUR FIRST 5K – Nanci Cahalane Here is your chance to do something you may only have dreamed of. If you’ve ever thought about becoming a runner or running again after taking years off, here is your opportunity! This adult program is designed to get you off the couch or away from the desk and ready to run a 5K (3.1 miles). In this 10 week program which is catered to beginners, you will be given specific instructions for running other days of the week on your own. Workouts will be followed with stretching and advice about running and nutrition. Pond St. Recreation Complex, Rte. 115, Norfolk Thursdays, 4/28-6/30 6:30-7:30 pm

LADIES GOLF CLINIC – Devin Bibeau, Assistant Professional & Staff This program is designed for women only. The learning environment will be fun, enjoyable, and stress free. All of the basics on the game will be introduced, including rules and etiquette. This is a great program for a group of friends. Maximum of eight ladies per session. If needed, golf clubs will be provided.

Adults 8 weeks Fee: $125

Adults 4 sessions Fee: $149

ADULT INTERMEDIATE GOLF LESSONS – Devin Bibeau, Assistant Professional & Staff This program is for individuals who have taken beginner instruction in the past and want to develop their swing and knowledge even more. Individual attention will become more apparent in this program. Focus will be on trying to teach students the various components of the golf swing. Short game skills and course management will also be discussed. Maximum of 6 students per session. If needed, golf clubs will be provided. Glen Ellen Country Club Thursdays, 4/21-5/12 9:00-10:00am or 6:00-7:00pm

Adults 4 sessions Fee: $149

MIXOLOGY – Yama Fugi Staff Join us at Yama Fugi for this fun and interactive class covering the basics of bartending! Participants will learn how to mix cocktails from their experienced bartender/instructor in this highly entertaining two-day program. The classes will include how to prepare and serve classic cocktails, including Mai Tais and martinis, as well as modern themed creations, such as the Funky Monkey! The second evening will also include samplings of Yama Fuji’s delicious appetizers! You will have more confidence ordering drinks the next time you are dining out with family and friends and will learn the top recipes for throwing a great party. Participants must be 21 years of age. Yama Fugi, 74 Main Street, Gould’s Plaza, Medway Mondays, 5/2 & 5/9 6:30-8:00 pm

Ages: 21+ 2 weeks Fee: $28

FLY FISHING - Neil Denny Spring is here so let’s grab our gear and get ready to fish! This is a complete basic course in the fine art of fly fishing. Practical instruction prepares the participants to be independent in fishing on a stream or at the shore. Beginning fly-casting is included, as well as the types of flies to use, where to fish, and the type of equipment to use. Basic fly-tying techniques are also taught in this course.

TAI CHI & CHI GUNG - Wu Xing Kung Fu Learn the ancient, fluid movements of Tai Chi to help relieve stress and connect with your body. We work with the four main energies (Ward Off, Roll back, Press and Push Down) of Tai Chi to understand balance, power and poise. We also train sensitivity and awareness of ourselves and the world with meditation and Chi Gung. Beginners and experienced Tai Chi practitioners welcome!

Memorial School Library, 16 Cassidy Lane, Medway, MA Tuesdays, 4/26-5/17 4 weeks 7:00-9:00 pm Fee: $55

Wu Xing Kung Fu, 903 Main St. Teens & Adults -- 4 week sessions Fridays, 6:30-7:30 pm 4 weeks Fee: $100

INTRO TO KUNG FU- Wu Xing Kung Fu Learn the basic theory and applications of 5 Animal Hung Gar Kung Fu! Students learn powerful kicks, punches, stances and applications of classic Hung Gar 5 Animal/5 Element kung fu from Southern China. We forge strength, humility and awareness while getting in shape and learning to master one’s self. We work hard but have fun, with exciting and challenging drills designed to stretch our minds and build our bodies. We work martial theory, but also lots of application so that you can use what you have learned. Embrace the power of the Tiger, the speed of the Panther, the connectedness of the Snake, the perception of the Crane and the skill of the Dragon! Come to as many of these classes as you like!

ADULT SELF DEFENSE/JUJITSU - Sensei Jeremy Flori Jukido is a style of the Japanese Martial Art of Jujitsu, the techniques of which were founded centuries ago. Today, we use Jujitsu as a comprehensive system of self-defense. Students will develop the skills and confidence to handle a wide variety of threats and to defend themselves from real life situations they might encounter in today’s dangerous world. The techniques you will learn include escapes, throws, takedowns, arm/joint locks, and pressure points, applied as a realistic approach to selfdefense. Safety and doing one’s best are always emphasized in class. Students of Jukido develop a strong sense of confidence and self-discipline among the many benefits of hard work. Classes are offered 3 times a week to better accommodate busy schedules. Students may choose any 2 or perhaps all 3 classes if they are super motivated!

Wu Xing Kung Fu, 903 Main St. Teens & Adults - 4 week sessions Tuesdays, 6:45 - 7:45pm Thursdays, 6:45 - 7:45pm Fridays, 4:30 - 5:30pm Saturdays, 10:30 - 11:30am 4 weeks Fee: $80

FREERUNNING AND PARKOUR – Wu Xing Kung Fu Beginners and experienced Freerunners welcome! We teach Parkour in a graduated, fun setting that puts safety first, using mats and other equipment to help acquire skill and confidence. Build strength and gain flexibility as you learn how to interact safely with the environment. Learn break falls, cartwheels, rolls and more to disperse energy from jumps or falls; learn how to use the principles of stride, precision and wall running to plot your course. We stress efficiency, flow and the ability to change levels smoothly while maintaining momentum. Parkour is a great exercise for the mind and body- it develops willpower, control, drive, humility, focus and balance. It also promotes body awareness, strengthens the core and fosters better metabolism, and all while having a fun workout with great people! Wu Xing Kung Fu, 903 Main St. Teens & Adults - 4 week sessions Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30 pm OR Thursdays, 6:45-7:45 pm 4 weeks Fee: $100

Millis Kokondo Academy The Gym, 27 Milliston Road Mon, Wed and Fri 7:30-9:00

Ages 15 and up 8 Week Session Fee: $125

SELF-DEFENSE FOR WOMEN - Master Julie Guido & Master Christine Howard Join us in this important self-defense class for all women. Each class will focus on different scenarios and effective strategies for each situation, as well as practical tips to avoid an attack. We will establish what constitutes your personal space and learn to set boundaries. This class is taught by highly-trained black belt instructors - women for women. Learn how to stay safe and empower yourself! This class is highly recommended for collegeaged women. Burke School Gym, 16 Cassidy Lane, Medway Fridays, 4/8-5/27 (no class 4/22 or 5/20) 6:30-7:30 pm

Teens & Adults 6 weeks Fee: $75

PiYO: PILATES & YOGA - Josette Puig PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. We crank up the speed to deliver a true fat-burning, low-impact workout that leaves your body looking long, lean, and incredibly defined. Medway Senior Center, 76 Oakland St., Medway, MA Adults Wednesdays, 4/6-6/1 (no class 4/20) 8 weeks 7:00-8:00 pm Fee: $70

BOOT CAMP - Melanie Greeley; ACE Certified Personal Trainer Join us in this highly-energetic class where you will have fun while getting fit! You will burn calories and train your muscles with creative exercises and positive motivation. Cardio and strength training exercises will change each week so you will never feel bored. Please bring a yoga mat to class. Burke School Gym, 16 Cassidy Lane, Medway, MA Thursdays, 4/7-6/2 (no class 4/21) 7:00-8:00 pm

Adults 8 weeks Fee: $70

PAINT AND SIP Carol Haggerty Come join me to learn the “art” of painting. This class is geared toward people who would like to learn how to paint in a relaxed environment. At the end of the night, you will bring your finished painting home with you. This one-night session would take place at the Primavera Restaurant where their menu would be open in order to enjoy food and beverage before and during class (at an additional cost with regular menu prices). Supplies are included in your fee. Class limited to 15. Primavera Restaurant, 20 Pleasant St. Adults DATES Wednesday, 4/ 27 (flowers In a mason jar) or 5/18 (your pet--send a photo to Instructor prior to class) 1 session 6:30-9:00 pm Fee: $35 per session

MEDITATION AND ONENESS BLESSING — Cathy Mann Join us for a relaxing, inspiring class of guided visualization, meditation, breath work and healing energy. Simple techniques to reduce stress and improve focus. All are welcome. Adults & Teens Tuesdays, 4/26-5/17 4 weeks

7:30-8:30 pm Fee: $45

STAGE YOUR HOME TO SELL IN A SELLERS MARKET Joleen Rose In the world of real estate Joleen Rose, CBR, Realtor, feels strongly that you never get a second chance to make a good first impression. Learn successful strategies for staging your home to look its best before you put it on the market. Invited guest speaker and professional home stager Sandra Bouchard, owner of Define by Redesign will address key points in making your home show to its best potential. This, accompanied with a strong targeted marketing plan, internet exposure and virtual tours are key points addressed to help sell your home and bring you top dollar. Feel free to bring your own interior photos to be reviewed, time permitting. Take advantage of this informative evening and bring home lots of catalog handouts. Veterans Memorial Building, Room 204 Wednesday, 4/13 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Adults One session Fee: $10

The following 3 classes will be held at the Yoga Studio at 840 Main Street, Suite 111 in Millis. Classes are $65 for a 6 week session beginning week April 24th, 2016 GENTLE HATHA YOGA — Cathy Mann or Denise D’Amico Come experience a class of luxurious, soft stretching, relaxing slow movements and healing body positions which will promote an increase of natural energy flow. Great for beginners, people recovering from injuries or chronic problems like back pain, arthritis, headaches and more. Truly gentle and therapeutic classes for all. The Yoga Studio Ages: Adults & Teens Tuesdays 6:00-7:15 pm OR Wednesdays 5:30-6:45 pm OR Thursdays 9:30-10:45 am OR Saturdays 11:45 am-1:00 pm

HATHA YOGA FOR ALL — Denise D’Amico or Ginny Dorn or Ashley Rose Mello Hatha Yoga for all levels. Attention to detail, focused breathing and correct posture allows the external body to relax, awakening your internal awareness. Build flexibility, strength and endurance in the body and promote a calm focused mind. All levels of experience are welcome. The Yoga Studio Mondays OR Wednesdays OR Thursdays

Ages: Adults & Teens 7:00 pm-8:15 pm 7:00 pm-8:15 pm 6:30pm-7:45 pm

IYENGAR YOGA — Cathy Mann Iyengar Yoga is Hatha Yoga taught in the classical way. Attention to detail, focused breathing and correct posture allows the external body to relax, awakening your internal awareness. This class is designed for the continuing student who wants to move to the next level and deepen their practice. The Yoga Studio Ages: Adults & Teens Tuesdays 9:30-10:45 am

Summer Preschool AUGUST DANCE Millis Dance Theatre Camper will explore several dance styles - Ballet, Jazz, Tumble and will enjoy creative crafts in an age appropriate, active and friendly environment. Space is limited for small groups for individual attention and lots of TLC. Taught by our experienced Millis Dance Theatre staff. This is the perfect early camp experience for budding young dancers. (Boys and Girls welcome) Bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Small group instruction for lots of TLC. Our camp sold out last summer - sign up early. 903 Main Street Monday-Friday, 8/1-8/5 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Ages: 3-7 1 week Fee: $140

CREATIVE DANCE Millis Dance Theatre This fun class will include the basics of dance with emphasis on self-expression and freedom of movement. Students will dance with ribbons, scarves, hula-hoops, etc. and will enjoy upbeat music in a age appropriate and nurturing environment. No experience necessary. Attire: comfortable clothes, longer hair pulled back, (leotard and ballet slippers optional) Millis Dance Theatre, 903 Main Street Ages: 3 - 4 Tuesdays, 6/28-7/26 5 weeks 10:00 - 10:45 am Fee: $60

PRESCHOOL T-BALL - F.A.S.T. Athletics Let’s take a walk through the fundamentals of America’s favorite pastime. The children will learn the basic skills in fielding, throwing, hitting, and base running. In addition, they will play games such as home run derby, last one standing, and running bases. This is an easy introduction to t-ball where learning and skill development are our priorities. Town Park (behind Town Hall) Saturdays, 7/9-8/20 9:00-9:45 am

Ages: 3-6 7 weeks Fee: $85

PRE-SCHOOL SOCCER - F.A.S.T. Athletics Our soccer program will teach the fundamental skills of dribbling, trapping, shooting, and passing by teaching them in a very nontraditional and energetic way. Not only will students learn the rules and positions of one of the most popular games in the world but they will have the chance to scrimmage each other as well as have shoot outs, breakaways, and 1 on 1’s! Veterans Memorial Building Gym Saturdays, 7/9-8/20 10:00-10:45 am

Ages: 2.9-6 7 weeks Fee: $85

SUMMER GYMNASTICS CAMP - Shen’s Gymnastics Academy Kids ages 3 ½–12 will enjoy the experience of gymnastics and physical exercise at Shen’s Gymnastics camp. No gymnastics experience necessary! Join us for fun-filled days of gymnastics and water activities, (we have an inflatable water slide). Some of the activities include trampoline, zip-line, tumbling into our giant foam pit, jump & slide in our bouncy house, contests, games, arts & crafts, and of course, instructor-led gymnastics on all of the gymnastic apparatus. Regardless of the skill level of our campers, our staff focuses on providing the fundamentals of gymnastics in a no-pressure, fun, camp situation. You select the days or weeks you want to come, and we will be here and ready to play! Bring a towel, comfortable clothing (or leotard) for gymnastics, water, snack, and a lunch (peanut free). 16 Everett St, Holliston Ages: 3.5-12 (must be potty trained) Sign up for a day, several days, a week, or several weeks: Full Day: 9:00 – 3:00, Half Day: 9:00-noon Week 1: June 20-24 Week 6: 8/1-8/5 Week 2*: July 5 -8 Week 7: 8/8-8/12 Week 3: July 11-15 Week 8: 8/15-8/19 Week 4: July 18-22 Week 9: 8/22-8/26 Week 5: July 25-29 Week 6: Aug 1-5 Fee: Half Day, $50/day or $180/week Full Day, $80/day or $295/week *Week 2, is prorated for 4 days: Half Day $144, Full Day $236

10% sibling discount for second child.

Summer Youth SUMMER FUN WEEKS - Millis Recreation Department Start and end your summer in this fun filled adventure! Daily activities will include games, water play, crafts and more. Join us for some summer fun in the sun (or even rain)! Please provide a snack, lunch, sunscreen and water bottle. Meet daily at the back entrance of the gym. Sign up for as many weeks as you would like! Fee includes field trips! Veterans Memorial Building Gym Ages: 5-12 8:00 am - 4:00 pm **WEEK 1 – 7/5-7/8 (no camp 7/4) **Fee: $210 – C.I.T. (ages 13-15) Fee: $100 Weeks 2-8 Fee: $250 – C.I.T. (ages 13-15) Fee:125

Week 1- July 5-July 8 (no camp July 4)- Nature Week We will have scavenger hunts, make bird feeders, plant seeds to name a few of the activities planned for this week. A field trip to Purgatory Chasm is planned. If you love nature, then this is the week for you! Week 2—July 11-July 15 - Science Week Creating your own crystal name, dissolving eggs to make bouncy balls, and heat sensitive, color changing slime will be amongst the activities for this week. A trip to the Museum of Science in Boston will be the field trip for this week. Come join the fun! Week 3—July 18-July 22 - Oceans Week Learning about the ocean can be fun with boat building utilizing straws and foil, mason jar aquariums with a “pet” octopus, and creating a shark/minnow catch game. The Aquarium in Boston (or Whale Watch) will be the field trip this week. Week 4—July 25-July 29 - Sports Week Come learn a multitude of games! Some you’ve heard of and some you will learn about—including team building activities and understanding the true meaning of sportsmanship. Attending the Patriots Training Camp with a stop at the Patriots Hall of Fame are on the agenda for the field trip for this week. Week 5—August 1-August 5 - Water Week All water, all the time! Think traditional games and activities, only include water! Bring your bathing suit, towel, and sunscreen. A trip to Water Wizz water park is planned. Week 6—August 8-August 12 - Challenge Week Obstacle courses, wacky food eating competitions and lots of fun are planned for this week! Team and individual challenges are expected. The field trip will be to Rock on Adventure Norwood which is a rock climbing/ropes course). Week 7—August 15-August 19 - Got Talent? Work together or individually on props and costumes for a final performance at the end of the week. A trip to the Bellingham movie theatre will be the field trip for this week.

Week 8—August 22-August26 - Have a Blast Make our own “rockets” and set them off, group volcano building and “blowing up”, and making liquid chalk bombs should be entertaining this week! The field trip will be to Canobie Lake Park. FIELD TRIPS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!!! Even if you decide not to participate in our Fun Week programs, you may participate in the Field Trips. Ages 13 and under must be accompanied by a chaperone. Please see the price list—PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED: July 7th - Purgatory Chasm July 14th - Science Museum July 21st – New England Aquarium July 28th - Patriots Training Camp/ Hall of Fame August 4th - Water Wizz August 11th - Rock on Adventure August 18th - Movie Theatre (Bellingham—morning show) August 25th - Canobie Lake Park

$25 field trip only $40 field trip only $40 field trip only $35 field trip only $40 field trip only $40 field trip only $15 $45 field trip only

MILLIS SWIM TEAM - Millis Recreation Department This is a great opportunity to try a new sport, improve your swim stroke, make some friends and have some fun! While the summer league is a competitive league, emphasis will be placed on promoting good Sportsmanship and team spirit, while providing an environment for the individual swimmer to improve overall fitness and build self-esteem. The Millis Swim Team is open to swimmers of all abilities ages 7-18. Practices take place at Glen Ellen Country Club beginning the end of June. Practices are generally 7:50 – 8:50 a.m., Monday thru Thursday. Meets are generally held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. The entire meet schedule is available online at www.millisswimteam.com. Registration fee includes shirt and swim cap. VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED!!!!! June—August 7:50-8:50 am- practice (Glen Ellen CC) Fee: $225 – Family Cap $550

Ages 7-18

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CREATIVE DANCE - Millis Dance Theatre This fun class will include the basics of dance with emphasis on self expression and freedom of movement. Students will dance with ribbons, scarves, hula-hoops, etc. and will enjoy upbeat music in a age appropriate and nurturing environment. Attire: comfortable clothes, longer hair pulled back, (leotard and ballet slippers optional) Millis Dance Theatre, 903 Main Street Tuesdays, 6/28-7/26 11:00 - 11:45

Ages: 5 - 6 5 weeks Fee: $60

DANCE/TUMBLE - Millis Dance Theatre This popular class includes the fundamentals of ballet and creative movement set to inspiring music, then on to basic tumbling. Students go through our gymnastic circuit of minitrampoline, low balance beam, forward and backward rolls, beginning cartwheels, etc. This class is fun, positive and ageappropriate for our students - no experience needed. Attire: comfortable clothes and longer hair pulled back. (leotard and ballet slippers optional). Millis Dance Theatre, 903 Main St. Ages: 6-8 Thursdays, 6/30-7/28 10:30 -11:30 am

5 weeks Fee: $75

BALLET/JAZZ - Millis Dance Theatre This is a perfect class for kids who want to learn basic ballet but also crave the up-beat, contemporary style of jazz dance. This class is the best of both worlds! We will focus on the graceful flow of movement and elegant posture as well as freedom of movement, flexibility and fun funky choreography. No experience necessary. Attire: Comfortable clothing, longer hair pulled back, (leotard, ballet slippers and/or jazz shoes optional). Millis Dance Theatre, 903 Main St. Ages: 9 - 11 Thursdays, 6/30-7/28 9:30 -10:30 am

5 weeks Fee: $75

JAZZ/HIP HOP - Millis Dance Theatre Learn both Jazz and Hip Hop in one class! Jazz is a contemporary dance style, emphasizes coordination and flexibility, rhythm and musicality similar to what you would see on Broadway. Hip Hop with its popular urban-influenced style will focus on freedom of movement and individuality set to today’s current and sometimes “edgy” music. This is a very fun, upbeat class that requires no prior experience. Boys and girls welcome. Attire: Comfortable clothing and sneakers. Millis Dance Theatre, 903 Main St. Ages: 12 and up Thursdays, 6/30-7/28 11:30 am—12:30 pm

5 weeks Fee: $75

TENNIS LESSONS - Tom Ingraham Instructional tennis lessons provided by a Millis High School tennis coach. One and a half hour lessons each morning, followed by an optional tournament on the last day. Town Park Tennis Courts 8/1-8/9 Tournament on 8/10 9:00 am-10:30 am

Ages 7 & up 8 classes Fee: $50

SUMMER CHESS WORKSHOP - James Dellaselva Chess is a game of skill based on scientific principles which can be taught at a very young age. Students will explore and practice basic chess theory. The course will consist of instruction; play and group work on chess problems and games. Students will receive a trophy upon completion of the program. Veterans Memorial Building, Room 130 7/11-7/15 9:00 am-10:30 am 10:30 am-12:00 pm Fee: $99

Grades: K - 1 Grades: 1-5

NATIONWIDE GOLF TOUR CAMP - Glen Ellen Country Club This golf program is designed for children with little or no experience. Participants will learn to produce a swinging motion with a golf club in a fun and enjoyable learning environment. (Maximum of 12 players) If needed, golf clubs will be provided. Glen Ellen Country Club, Orchard St., Millis Ages: 6-9 Monday—Thursday 9:00-10:30 am Session 1—6/27-6/30 Session 5—7/25-7/28 Session 2— 7/5-7/8 (Tue-Fri due to holiday) Session 6—8/1-8/4 Session 3—7/11-7/14 Session 7—8/8-8/11 Session 4—7/18-7/21 Session 8—8/15-/8/18 Fee: $170

PRO GOLF TOUR CAMP - Glen Ellen Country Club Students will be grouped by age and skill level and will receive individual attention from lead instructors on the basics of grip, aim, set-up, swing instruction, speed of play and course management.(Maximum of 12 players) If needed, golf clubs will be provided. Glen Ellen Country Club, Orchard St., Millis Ages: 10-14 Monday—Thursday 9:00 am—12:00 pm Session 1—6/27-6/30 Session 5—7/25-7/28 Session 2— 7/5-7/8 (Tue-Fri due to holiday) Session 6—8/1-8/4 Session 3—7/11-7/14 Session 7—8/8-8/11 Session 4—7/18-7/21 Session 8—8/15-/8/18 Fee: $285

LEARN TO SKATE - Norfolk Arena Learn to skate is for all ages and levels. We follow the US Basic Skills Program. Our goal is to provide a fun and safe skating experience for the beginner and more advanced skater. We offer a 25 minute lesson and then 25 minutes of practice. *Learn to play hockey skaters have to know how to skate forward and backwards and full equipment is required. Norfolk Arena, 1 Dean Street, Norfolk Ages: 3-Adult Tuesdays, 6/28-8/16 8 weeks 5:00-5:50 pm Fee: $160

*LEARN TO PLAY HOCKEY IS OFFERED DURING THE TUESDAY LEARN TO SKATE PROGRAM

SUMMER GYMNASTICS - Shen’s Gymnastics Academy Kids will enjoy the experience of gymnastics and physical exercise at this camp. No gymnastics experience necessary! Join us for fun filled days of gymnastics and water activities, Activities include climbing the rock wall, trampoline, zip-line, tumbling into our giant foam pit, jump & slide in our bouncy house, contests, games, arts & crafts, and of course, instructorled gymnastics. Regardless of the skill level of our campers, our staff focuses on providing the fundamentals of gymnastics in a no-pressure, fun, camp situation. Bring a towel, comfortable clothing or leotard, water, snack and lunch (peanut free) Shen’s Gymnastics Academy, 16 Everett St., Holliston Ages 3.5– 12 Sign up for a day, several days, a week, or several weeks: Full Day: 9:00 – 3:00, Half Day: 9:00-noon Week 1: June 20-24 Week 6: 8/1-8/5 Week 2*: July 5 -8 Week 7: 8/8-8/12 Week 3: July 11-15 Week 8: 8/15-8/19 Week 4: July 18-22 Week 9: 8/22-8/26 Week 5: July 25-29 Week 6: Aug 1-5 Fee: Half Day, $50/day or $180/week Full Day, $80/day or $295/week *Week 2, is prorated for 4 days: Half Day $144, Full Day $236

10% sibling discount for second child.

ARCHERY - F.A.S.T. Athletics Who has the best shot? This class will focus on aim, posture and balance when shooting with our bow and arrows. Proper technique will be explained to ensure everyone has the opportunity to hit their marks! Can you hit your target 10, 20, 30, or even 50 yards out? Come join us and find out! Clyde Brown Field Wednesdays, 7/13-8/24 3:30-4:30

Ages: 8-12 7 weeks Fee: $90

SUPERSPORTS – F.A.S.T. Athletics Get up, get going, get active with a F.A.S.T. Athletics Super Sports Program. F.A.S.T. Athletics will offer a variety of sports each week such as: Soccer, Basketball, Flag Football, Dodge ball, Baseball, and Kickball. Programs will include proper stretching and warmup games as well as learning basic skills of each sport, each class will end with a high energy game with the sport played that day. **F.A.S.T. Athletics staff will be at Clyde Brown to pick up any students whom want to participate, they will walk them to the Town Hall gym where the pick-up will take place or walk them back to Clyde Brown for extended day after SuperSports is over. Veterans Memorial Building, Gym Monday-Friday, 7/11-7/15 or 8/15-8/19 9:00 am-3:00 pm

AROUND THE WORLD - F.A.S.T. Athletics This program is a unique competition with various sports/games played from around the world. The first day will be a trial for each event teaching the students how to play each game and the remainder of the program will be a skill competition where the students will be testing their skills in; cricket, bocce, archery, handball and dodgeball. If you are tired of playing the same old traditional sports and want to learn some new and exciting games, this is the program for you! Minimum of 12 enrollment. Town Park (behind Town Hall) 7/18-7/22 9:00 am—12:00 pm

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Ages: 8-12 5 days Fee: $125

FLAG FOOTBALL GAME PLAY - F.A.S.T. Athletics F.A.S.T. Athletics will teach everyone game strategies, catching techniques and most importantly how to work together as a team. The students will be able to participate in different situational games such as Red Zone Defense, 4th and inches, and The QB Challenge as they learn the importance of fair play. Each class will end with a simulated game broken down into 4 quarters— the coaches will have tons of plays ready to go for their teams! Town Park (behind Town Hall) 7/25-7/29 OR 8/1-8/5 9:00 am — 12:00 pm

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Ages: 7-10 1 Week Fee: $185

Ages: 8-12 5 days Fee: $125

CELEBRATE THE ARTS! - Angela Vogt, Angela’s School of Performing Arts Welcome to Angela’s School of Performing Arts, a different kind of studio that will bring the fine arts into the lives of your children in a comfortable and educational way. In this productive atmosphere, students will learn performing experience to provide education introductions to: Dance Movement with Action Songs, Yoga Breath for Focus and Relaxation, Musical Theater Games for Self-esteem, Fun Vocal Warm-up Exercises, and Note Reading/Guitar Playing. Help develop an appreciation for all the arts as well as promote the idea school and education can be fun and creative. Guitar rentals available. 280 Ridge Street, Millis 508 376-4099 Tuesday – Friday, 8/16-8/19 9:30-11:00 am

Ages: 6 & Up 4 sessions Fee: $85

Adult Summer STAGE YOUR HOME TO SELL IN A SELLERS MARKET Joleen Rose In the world of real estate Joleen Rose, CBR, Realtor, feels strongly that you never get a second chance to make a good first impression. Learn successful strategies for staging your home to look its best before you put it on the market. Invited guest speaker and professional home stager Sandra Bouchard, owner of Define by Redesign will address key points in making your home show to its best potential. This, accompanied with a strong targeted marketing plan, internet exposure and virtual tours are key points addressed to help sell your home and bring you top dollar. Feel free to bring your own interior photos to be reviewed, time permitting. Take advantage of this informative evening and bring home lots of catalog handouts. Veterans Memorial Building, Room 204 Wednesday, 6/15 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Adults One session Fee: $10

Millis Recreation Department  Kris Fogarty, Director Veterans Memorial Building, Room 128 900 Main Street, Millis,  MA   02054 Hours: Mon.-Thurs 9:00 -3:00 -Fri. 9:00-12:00 Phone: (508) 376-7050 Fax:  (508) 376-7053 E-mail:  [email protected] Web Site:  www.millis.net Like us on Facebook: Millis Recreation Dept Interested in teaching a class? Please contact us with your idea at [email protected] or call (508) 376-7050

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