Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District
August eNews 
End-Of-Summer Fun!
 

The summer may be almost over but the fun continues to heat up at the Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District. Enroll wiggly children in an August summer camp. Attend the American Iron Car Show (8/10) with over 80+ classic beauties. Go swimming. Take an art class. Learn to Tango!  And enjoy the last bit of summer freedom with family and friends in one of our beautiful parks. 


Have a spectacular month!


NEW Fall/Winter 2014 SPOTLIGHT
Coming to your mailbox 
soon!

Registration opens August 11, 2014


 

Make your plans for Fall/Winter Fun with lots of exciting events, activities and classes for the whole family to enjoy. 

 

American Iron Car Show
  
Sunday, August 10, 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Location: Crescent Drive, Downtown Pleasant Hill

The Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District celebrates the 13th annual American Iron Car Show! Take a walk down memory lane and enjoy the gorgeous vehicles of yester-year. Free to public. Vote for your favorite car and pick the Car Show winner! Music, Prize drawings and vendors. Participating car owners must pre-register and provide entry fee.  Please call (925) 682-0896 for more details.  
Aquatic Activities:
Dolfins' 50th Anniversary Events
Join us for two special events to celebrate 50 years of Have Fun! Swim Fast! All former team members and families welcome!     
 
August 22 | Cocktail Party (21+) & Small Bites | 8-10 PM

Location: Wence's Restaurant, 1922 Oak Park Blvd, PH
Sponsored by Wence's Restaurant     

 


August 23 |11:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Swim meet, BBQ lunch by Kinder's & Open Swim 
Location PH Education Center Pool (1 Santa Barbara Road)
For more information call 682-0896 or visit our Dolfins Swim Team Website here>

LAST Friday Night Family Swim
August 22, 6:00 -9:00 pm
PH Aquatic Center, 147 Gregory Lane 

Aqua Fitness Classes: A Cool Way to Keep in Shape This Month!
Teen Scene Activities:


Teen Center
After-School Program
(Grades 6-12)
Monday - Friday | Dismissal - 6:00 PM
Location: Pleasant Hill Teen Center, 147 Gregory Ln.

Now teens have a fun and safe place to go after school. The Teen Center offers a perfect  combination of structured activities and time to just hang out! Read More Here>

After-School Program Transportation is available from PHMS and
VVMS to Teen Center. Bus picks up in front of school. Purchase bus card to ride.

Teen Center Open House 
 
Wednesday, August 20, 5:00-7:00 pm
Location: PH Teen Center, 147 Gregory Lane, PH

Get into the Teen Scene! Interested in Teen Center programs but not sure what it has to offer? Come check it all out! Meet the  staff, check out the games and activities 
and enter our prize drawing! Sign-ups for after-school program, classes and activities 
will also be available. For more information, call Teen Center at (925) 691-5645.

  
Space still available for
Pleasant Hill Preschool 
September 2014 - June 2015
Location: New Pleasant Hill Community Center & Winslow Center

Introduce your child to the
love of l
earning. Three unique programs by age group.

Contact Sara Smith, our NEW Preschool Director,
at (925) 676-5200 Ext. 626 
for program information
 pleasanthillpreschool.com
 

It's Not Too Late
for Summer Camp Fun!

Check out these exciting preschool, youth & teen camps
starting in early August (enroll now): 


PRESCHOOL
Adventure DayCamp> (4-6 yrs) 
Mini-Day Camp>  (2 yrs 9 mo - 4 yrs)

YOUTH
Adventure Kids Summer Camp (Gr 1-5)  Call (925) 682-0896 to register
Extreme Recess Summer Camp> (Gr 1-7)
Critters 'n Clay> (4.5 - 10 yrs)
Spanish Immersion Camp> (Gr 5-10 yrs)
Tennis Camp> (6-12 yrs) 

TEEN
Teen Xtreme Individual Trips> (Gr 6-9) >Limited availability
 

For more camp information, visit pleasanthillrec.com/camps or call (925) 682-0896

Sports Center Activities
Youth NFL Flag Football Fall League 
Co-Ed (Grades 3-8)
Season runs October-November (6 weeks) 
Registration Deadline September 19 

Fee: $145/$130 (Dist. Res.) - Cost includes NFL sports shirt, a football and flag belt. 
More details and online registration, visit www.pleasanthillrecsports.com
or call (925) 682-0896.

Fall Adult Sports Leagues
Soccer - Basketball - Softball - Flag Football -Kickball - Volleyball - Bocce 

League play starts early October. 
Get your team registration packets at pleasanthillrecsports.com

Tennis Lessons for Whole Family! 
Sign Up Now! Register here
Over Fifty & Fabulous Activities

Burial at Sea, presented by Neptune Society

August 14th | Thursday | 2pm

Location:  PH Senior Center: Dining Room

Please pre-register as space is limited. Space is limited. RSVP required. For more info, call Dana Krider, Care Manager, at 798-8788. Sponsored by The Chateau's of Pleasant Hill.

 
Special Event:

Vagabond Players presents: "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"

September 12 | Friday | 1pm
Location: PH Senior Center, Chateau Room


Based around a group of six eccentric spellers competing in a spelling bee, run by an even quirkier, idiosyncratic adults.  This play is engaging and genuinely funny all the way to the end. It's a w-i-n-n-e-r! Tickets: $7 pre-sale or $12 day of (Ticket sales begin 8/4)


Announcement:
 
SEEKING CRAFTERS & DONATIONS FOR HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE & CRAFT SALE

The Senior Center's Holiday Boutique, held on Saturday, November 22nd, is opening up space for outside crafters to sell their crafts. Woodworkers, painters, quilters, knitters, sewers and makers of wonderful things are welcome! Crafter entrance fee of $50 includes 6' table space. Interested parties should email Dagny Benz at DagnyBenz@aol.com or call  937-5706. Download Craft Vendor application here>


Featured Classes! 

For more information on Over Fifty & Fabulous Activities, visit phseniorcenter.com
Explore Your World With Us! 
Featured Travel Adventures
  

Arizona Spring Baseball Training Tour 

$50 discount if book by November 1st! 

Get ready for a new baseball season! Enjoy 4 night accommodations in Phoenix, Arizona, where you will have a chance to see 2 ballgames of one of the following teams (guaranteed): Oakland A's, SF Giants, Seattle Mariners, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres or the Los Angeles Angels. Full ballgame schedule will be distributed on trip. 


 

In addition to the games, learn about the rich history of the state by visiting the State Capital, a historic mining town called Globe, the Heard museum and a guided Frank Lloyd Wright Taliesin Tour. Some day excursions include a trip through the Sonoran desert for your welcome dinner. Drive through the Superstition Mountains to try to find the Legendary Lost Duchman's Gold Mine, before you make your way to Globe, AZ, for some historic fun and antique shopping. Then prepare for a cowboy dinner with all the fixins. $1,599/pp (double occupancy) | $1,899/pp (single occupancy)

 


For more travel information and pricing, contact our Travel Services Coordinator, Cassie Eternal at (925) 798-8747 (TRIP) or via email at ceternal@pleasanthillrec.com
 
Planning a Birthday Party?

Ask about our special birthday party packages! 
Beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces available. 

Contact Ryan Herriman to find the perfect place for your next birthday or family celebration. 
Phone: (925) 676-5200   
These Kids Want A Playground!
Help Us Expand the Playground
at Pleasant Oaks Park

Online Donations here>     

Download Playground Donation form>> 

For more information, call our District office
at (925) 682-0896

 

The Youth Playground Fundraising Campaign starts now to build an additional youth playground area at Pleasant Oaks Park.

Your donation will go directly to youth play ground structure, site preparation and installation.
 

Mark your calendars!

 

September 7- Pancake Breakfast
Sunday, September 7, 8:00 - 10:00 am

Location: Pleasant Hill Senior Center,  

Adults (11+): $5, Children (5-10): $3, 4 & under: Free!

 

September 20 - NFL Punt, Pass, Kick FREE!
Saturday, September 20, 10:00 AM 
Location: Pleasant Hill Park, 147 Gregory Lane, PH
 
CLICK HERE TO DONATE TOWARD OUR FURNITURE, FIXTURE & PLAYGROUND FUND 
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