commis s i o n E s t 1 9 0 8 | | 37 youth programs (up to 18) Preschool Puppet Theater Gather around and see what Trickster Coyote and friends are up to this season. A brief nature lesson will be followed by the puppet show and play time. A snack and related craft/activity will then be available. Reservations are guaranteed only until 10:30 a.m. Please arrive early, as space and parking is limited (no late seating). Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times during the program. WHO: Preschool-age children and their parents WHAT:Learnaboutnaturethroughstories,craftsandsome unstructured playtime INSTRUCTOR: Anna Edmonson is a New York City-trained actor/dancer/singer and has been a performing artist since age 6 AGES 3-5 DAY 2nd Friday of each month DATE Dec 14 | Jan 11 | Feb 8 | Mar 8 | Apr 12 May 10 TIME 10:30-11:45am PLACE North Mountain Park COST $6 per child Nature Center Storytelling Hour “Learning Free-for-All Week” – More info on p 37 Kids’ Music Jam This is an inclusive class for children to experience music, dance, singing, storytelling and playing games. WHO: 4-10 year olds interested in music but experience not necessary. Parent and guardian support is encouraged WHAT: Students will have the opportunity to make music using a variety of instruments and basic understanding how to read and write music AGES 4-10 DAY Tuesdays DATE Session 1: Jan 8-29 Session 2: Feb 5-26 TIME 3:30-4:30pm PLACE The Grove | Otte-Peterson Room COST $30 (4 classes) After-School Lacrosse Join SOU lacrosse club players and coaches to learn about one of the fastest growing sports in the country! Limited supplies of gear are available for participants. AGES 7-14 DAY Wednesdays & Fridays DATE Session 1: Jan 30-Feb 22 Session 2: Feb 27-Mar 22 Session 3: Apr 3-26 TIME 3:30-5pm PLACE Ashland Middle School | Middle Soccer Field COST $40 (8 classes) Winter Starfish Swim School We are excited to bring the popular Starfish Swim Lesson Program to Ashland BEFORE the Daniel Meyer Pool opens! Lessons will be indoors at the Ashland Tennis and Fitness Club and space is limited. Don’t hesitate to jump into swimming early this year. WHO: Students must be toilet-trained and accompanied by guardian during the duration of swim lessons. Legal guardians must sign Ashland Tennis & Fitness Club waiver WHAT: The Starfish Swim School uses proven methods and a foundational approach to build swim skills and keep swimmers safe while in and out of the water. For more information please visit AGES 5 & up DAY Wednesdays (Beginning: White/Red levels) or Thursdays (Intermediate: Yellow/Blue/Green levels) DATE Session 1: Jan 9/10-Feb 27/28 Session 2: Mar 6/7-May 1/2 (No class Mar 27/28) TIME 5:50-6:20pm PLACE Ashland Tennis and Fitness Club COST $44 (8 lessons) Pre-registration at required for all programs unless otherwise indicated Register Today! 13