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Slime Lab: Valentine’s Day Addition

Want to make something cool and celebrate Valentine’s Day? Then come to Miss Carrie’s slime lab! Together we will make Valentines themed slime while learning!

Ages: 6 – 12 years
Dates:
Tu, Feb 7
Time:
6:00-7:00pm
Code:
11802W
Fee:
$8 R/ $10 NR
Location:
Recreation Complex


PIZZA & PAINT PARTY

Come join us for a fun night of pizza and painting! Participants will have guided instruction with all materials provided. Bring your friends and paint on a canvas while enjoying some pizza and games with friends! Canvases will be sent home with participants after.

Ages: 8 – 12 years
Dates:
Th, Mar 9
Time:
5:30-6:30pm
Code:
11051W
Fee:
$20 R/NR
Location:
Recreation Complex


Magic class (Session 1&2)

Children are guaranteed to have a great time as they learn a collection of fascinating and mesmerizing tricks from the “Magic Team of Gary Kantor”! Amaze family and friends with tricks that involve cards, ropes, coins, mind-reading, and more. All materials are provided, and each child receives a magic kit to take home. Children are grouped by age and always learn tricks that are age appropriate. Additionally, you can sign up for this class again and again since brand new tricks are always taught at each session!

Ages: 5 – 12 years
Dates:
Wed, Jan 25
Time:
4:30 – 5:25pm
Code:
11304W
Fee:
$21 R / $25 NR
Location:
Itasca Park District

Ages: 5 – 12 years
Dates:
Tu, May 2
Time:
4:30 – 5:25pm
Code:
22309S
Fee:
$21 R / $25 NR
Location:
Itasca Park District


Computer Explorers: Beginning FUN-gineering

Young engineers will build working models of simple machines such as a seesaw, a rolling vehicle, and hockey player using Lego® Educational kits. Children will have a great time working on activities designed around creativity, exploring, investigating and problem solving in a fun group environment! While building these fun and interactive models, they will learn about levers, pulleys, gears, wheels and axles.

Ages: 4 – 6 years
Dates:
Th, Jan 26 – Feb 16
Time:
6:00 – 7:00pm
Code:
11207W
Fee:
$74 R / $79 NR
Location: 
Medinah Park District

Computer Explorers: Lights, Camera…
Star Wars

Do you want to be the next George Lucas? We will create our very own Star Wars™ movie using special digital movie making cameras and software. As directors and producers we will work in teams to create our own story and script, then film our own movie. We will use graphic editing techniques and stop motion animation, add background noise and music. All students will get a copy of their movie, after class is complete.

Ages: 8 – 12 years
Dates:
Th, Mar 2 – Mar 23
Time:
6:00 – 7:15pm
Code:
11307W
Fee:
$91 R / $98 NR
Location:
Roselle Park District

Computer explorers: intro to programming

This course will introduce non-readers or early readers to the concepts of programming with Logo. Using iconic point & click commands to develop math, logic and problem-solving skills as they explore and create a project they can imagine.

Ages: 5 – 7 years
Dates:
Th, Apr 6 – Apr 27
Time:
6:00 – 7:15pm
Code:
22107S
Fee:
$74 R / $81 NR
Location:
Bloomingdale Park District


Glitzy Girlz: 80s neon glam

Come dressed up and join Glitzy Girlz (www.glitzygirlz.com) for a night of 80’s fun filled with 80’s glam, neon fashion & dance hits! Our staff will give a “dated” make-over complete with neon headband, colored hair spray, make-up and neon nail polish application. Decorate a neon bag w/paints, jewels and stickers as well as design a neon bracelet with 80’s style charm. Our night ends with some fun dancing to flashback hits and cool photos with props. A surprise goes home with each guest. Come with friends!

Ages: 4 – 11 years
Dates:
Tu, Jan 24
Time:
6:00 – 7:15pm
Code:
11221W
Fee:
$34 R / $40 NR
Location:
Recreation Complex

Glitzy Girlz: masquerade glam

Come join Glitzy Girlz (www.glitzygirlz.com) for a night of glam masquerade style! Our staff will give each participant a make-over complete with masquerade mask, neon hair updo, make-up and nail polish colors in Mardi Gras style! Each person decorates a wooden photo frame with feathers, paints & sequins as well as designs a beaded bracelet w/ unique charm. Our night ends with a prop filled photo session and fashion show. Parents are welcome to come attend and snap photos.

Ages: 4 – 11 years
Dates:
Tu, Mar 7
Time:
6:00 – 7:15pm
Code:
11221W
Fee:
$34 R / $40 NR
Location:
Recreation Complex

Glitzy Girlz: Parent Child Mom Memories

Come join Glitzy Girlz (www.glitzygirlz.com) on a date for some special memories for Mom. Whether it’s an adult coming with a child to make gifts for Mother’s Day or a Mom spending an evening with that special child/s in the month of May, it’s a mom’s celebration! Each couple will make (3) surprises: Ceramic, Wooden & a Beaded Item with Mom accents and charms. A special gift wrapping/bags station will conceal any surprises to take home and save for Mother’s Day. Fee is per couple, individuals are $23.

Ages: 3 – 11 years
Dates:
W, May 17
Time:
6:00 – 7:00pm
Code:
22007S
Fee:
$34 R / $40 NR
Location:
Recreation Complex

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