Girl Scout Pool Party
All area Girl Scouts are invited to a splish-splashing fun party at Maca Pool, 183 Maca Drive, Aug. 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. Troops are permitted to take snacks for a picnic dinner. Cost is $1 for resident and non-resident Scouts with a Maca membership, $6 for resident Scouts without a Maca membership and $9 for non-resident Scouts without a Maca membership. Pre-registration at the Tallmadge Recreation Center is required.
Fourth annual Circle City Cycle Social
Enjoy a family bike ride along the newly finished Freedom Trail at this non-competitive biking event offered by the Tallmadge Recreation Department Sept. 8 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. The event begins on the bike trail behind Nuevo Acapulco and then follows the Freedom Trail. Along the trail there will be games, bike decorating stations, prizes and surprises. Following the ride, participants will have the chance to enjoy ice cream and entertainment. Helmets are required of all participants. Cost is $5 per resident rider and $7 per non-resident rider and includes a T-shirt and ice cream. T-shirts are guaranteed to those who register by Aug. 30.
Girl Scout SWAPS Night
Girl Scouts are invited to create and exchange SWAPS Sept. 11 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. In the 1950s and 1960s, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides gathered together and exchanged keepsakes, now known as SWAPS. Some say SWAPS stands for Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere. All local troops are invited to join in to create these special keepsakes. Cost is $5 per resident Scout and $7 per non-resident Scout. The last day to register is Sept. 4.
Floral Design class
Learn to create seasonal flower arrangements Sept. 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. Participants will learn how to make a seasonal arrangement using fresh flowers that they may take home and display. Cost is $6 for residents and $8 for non-residents plus a $15 supply fee paid in cash to the instructor at the first class. All materials will be provided. The last day to register is Sept. 4. Those interested may register at the TRC or online at www.tallmadgerecreation.org by clicking "Register" and searching for activity number 332606-01.
Pencil Drawing class
Learn the basics of pencil drawing and create "masterpieces" to take home and display by enrolling in the Pencil Drawing class. The class is designed for ages 13 and older and will be offered Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 11 through Oct. 2. Cost is $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents plus supplies. The instructor will contact participants before the class with a supply list. The last day to register is Sept. 6. Those interested may register at the TRC or online at www.tallmadgerecreation.org by clicking "Register" and searching for class number 332606-02.
Tallmadge Recreation Center closed for
The TRC will be closed for Labor Day, Sept. 2 and will reopen at 5 a.m. Sept. 3.
Labor Day 5K
registration now open
The TRC will host its annual Labor Day 5K and 1 mile Family Fun Run Sept. 2. The races will start at the TRC. The 5K begins at 9 a.m. and the fun run begins at 9:05 a.m. The path runs through the neighborhoods adjacent to the TRC and ends with a loop around the indoor track. Race fee includes computerized chip timing, T-shirt, refreshments and prizes for the top finishers in all age groups (five-year increments). Visit www.ohiochallengeseries.com to register online.