Something for everyone with spring and summer programs

Date Modified: Wed, 05/10/2017 - 9:36am

Spring and summer will be a busy time at the Community Center and Civic Building. Classes and programs, both new and returning favorites, will be starting soon. There will be something for everyone, so be sure to inquire about further details or registration.

Teen Summer Series: This popular program returns after a highly successful debut last year. The Community Center and Civic Building staffs will host a series of life-skills workshops and teen-topic presentations at the Civic Building. The Teen Summer Series starts in June and will include a Summer Pass for the entire series or drop-in rates for individual days. Learn more about the series.

Parents' Summer Series: These adult-only sessions will focus on two important issues facing parents and teens today: internet safety (June 8) and substance abuse (July 6). Both sessions run from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Civic Building; no cost to attend.

Mom & Me Mad Hatter Tea: Enjoy treats, crafts and special time together as you create memories to last a lifetime. Event takes place May 20 (register by May 15); $15 for a pair.

Anthem Mind Quest Mini-series: Torben Riise returns to expand on his earlier presentation on consciousness and quantum physics. This four-part mini-series will take place each Thursday in April. Register to attend this free and open to the public program. Learn about the topics for the Anthem Mind Quest mini-series.

Improving the Mind: Gain an insightful understanding of how to develop and maintain a light, positive mind – by learning to recognize and abandon states of mind that harm us, and to replace them with peaceful and beneficial ones. Presented by the Kadampa Meditation Center Phoenix. May 3, 10 and 17; $36 for the series.

Inner Peace of Patience: This series will focus on overcoming the problem of anger, learning how to develop, and maintain patience when faced with even the most difficult circumstances.Presented by the Kadampa Meditation Center Phoenix. June 7, 14 and 21; $36 for the series.

Jewelry Making: This creative class is perfect for beginners, and for families looking for a fun way to spend time together. There are classes recently announced for May through August. Check out times and see examples of the jewelry.

Youth Basketball: Tip off for this league is June 12 (register by June 5). Children ages 5-13 yrs. will compete on Saturdays at the Community Center. Practice times will be between 4-7 p.m. depending on the coach. Contact the front desk for more details.

Swim Lessons: Classes at the Community Center pool are the perfect way to introduce your child to the water. Monday and Wednesday classes begin May 8 through May 17; Tuesday through Thursday classes start May 30 and run through June 8. Contact the front desk more details or register online.