Play programs are listed according to their start dates.
JOB FAIR Tuesday, March 13 4-7pm We are hosting our 2nd Annual Job Fair for youth ages 14+. Local business will be available to discuss job opportunities, help you fill out applications, and guide you in a direction that best suits you and your schedule. Job opportunities for youth ages 14-15 are limited but available; this fair will be geared towards youth ages 16-21. Visit our Job Fair to apply for local jobs!
Location: Shade Tree Center Ages: 14-21
GREEN FOOTPRINTS with Cornell Cooperative Extension Saturday February 3 11a-12p Through hands-on activities, students will learn to reduce and reuse and recycle. They will learn how to "think global and act local" and reduce their personal impact on the earth resulting in a better "green footprint".
Location: TAG building Grades: 3-8 Resident Fee: $20 Non Resident Fee: $25
GO WILD ABOUT LLAMAS with Cornell Cooperative Extension Saturday March 10 1-2pm Students will learn about gentle, intelligent, and extremely useful llamas. Two llamas will be visiting, and participants will have time to interact with the animals. Location: TAG building Grades: 1-6 Resident Fee: $25 Non-Resident Fee: $30
GETTING READY TO BABYSIT with Cornell Cooperative Extension Saturday March 24 1-4pm This course is deisgned to help teens in grades 6-8 develop the skills necessary for the responsibility of being a sitter. Topics like child safety and development, how to plan age appropriate activities, and hands on activities will be covered. Location: TAG building Grades: 6-8 Resident Fee: $25 Non-Resident Fee: $30
ALL BY MYSELF- LEARNING TO DO MY OWN HAIR with Gabriel Loren the Salon Saturday January 28 12:30-2pm This hands on workshop is for all ages 10 & up looking to learn how to style their own hair. Class will be held at Gabriel Loren the Salon. Ages: 10+ Resident Fee: $20 Non-Resident Fee: $25
HAIR IRONING BASICS with Gabriel Loren the Salon Sunday February 25 12:30-2pm This hands on workshop is for ages 12+. Hair ironing basics will including waving, curling, and straightening techniques for your hair. Class will be held at Gabriel Loren the Salon. Ages: 12+ Resident Fee: $20 Non-Resident Fee: $25
BRICK ACADEMY This program is a hands-on learning experience using Duplo Blocks to foster communication, build problem solving skills, and create a social opportunity for children ages 3-4. Please read through the descriptions provided for each of the Brick Academy Sessions. Location: TAG BUILDING Ages: 3-4 years FULL SESSION: Tuesday/Thursday February 27 - March 15 10-10:45am Resident Fee: $55 Non-Resident Fee: $85 INDIVIDUAL SESSIONS- Resident Fee: $10 Non-Resident Fee: $15
BRICK ACADEMY: COLORS Tuesday February 27 10-10:45am Children will participate in various building activities that teach colors. Sessions will encourage children to identify as well as to build objects of these specific colors that are found around us. Children will be asked to share their ideas and creations with one another during these sessions. Building activities will include objects/animals found in a variety of settings, habitats and communities.
BRICK ACADEMY: COMMUNITY HELPERS Thursday March 1 10-10:45am Children will be engaged in activities that teach them about various people in a community as well as the roles they fill and why they are important to the success of a community. These sessions will encourage children to recognize and appreciate those who serve them and their needs in different settings in the community. Children will also discuss the importance of various buildings, businesses and vehicles that they frequently encounter in these communities.
BRICK ACADEMY: SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Tuesday March 6 10-10:45am Children will work with partners to construct visual emotions with duplo brick pieces. These pieces will be used to help them role-play in a variety of situations. Children will participate in group discussions that will help them to understand various emotions as well as how to best express them and react to them from others. This class will reinforce the importance of learning to have healthy emotions, but more importantly, how to express feelings to one another in a healthy manner.
BRICK ACADEMY: SCIENCE AND NATURE Thursday March 8 10-10:45am Children will have the opportunity to explore many aspects of science and the natural world through various building activities. Topics that may be covered include, but are not limited to, metamorphosis, planting and growing, and a variety of animal habitats. Group discussions will be encouraged.
BRICK ACADEMY: MATH Tuesday March 13 10-10:45am Children will be immersed in activities that teach them number recognition, counting and number value. Matching, patterns and sequencing activities will be completed throughout the session with the use of duplo bricks.
BRICK ACADEMY: STORYTELLING Thursday March 15 10-10:45am Children will have the opportunity to express themselves individually and collectively through storytelling and imaginative, creative building time. Children will have a variety of stories to choose from and will use duplo bricks to construct characters and settings for their stories.