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SilverSneakers Summer Picnic

The TRD encourages all SilverSneakers participants to go to the TRC for an indoor Independence Day picnic July 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants will enjoy good friends, good food and good times at this summer-fun picnic celebration. There will be food and games like bocce, bingo and cards. Admission is free, but space is limited. Make reservations by calling the TRC at 330-634-2349 or register at the front desk. Registration ends July 16 or when the program is full.

Music on the Circle

The TRD and the city of Tallmadge are sponsoring Music on the Circle. This year's program will take place Saturday nights from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tallmadge Circle. This Saturday, July 19, The John Trapani Big Band will be featured. The schedule for the rest of the summer is:

• July 26 -- The Diamond Project (Neil Diamond Cover)

• Aug. 2 -- The Sweet Beats (Beatles Cover)

• Aug. 9 -- Instant Replay (New and old favorites with a twist)

Concerts are free. Parking is available at the businesses around the Circle. Take a chair or blanket to sit on during the concert.

Movies in the Parks

The TRD and the city also announce a new movies in the park program. Movies will alternate between Saturdays on the Circle and Thursdays in Lions Park. Movies are free and will start at dark. Attendees are asked to take a chair or blanket to sit on while watching the movie.

The schedule for the rest of the summer is:

• July 24 -- "How to Train Your Dragon" (PG) at Lions Park

• Aug. 2 -- "Epic (PG) on the Circle

• Aug. 14 -- "The Sandlot" (PG) at Lions Park

Summer Camp

The TRD is hosting Summer day Camp for children ages 5 through 13 at Lions Park. Camp is Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and runs through Aug. 8. Children in this program will be separated by age to participate in a summer full of adult supervised, age-appropriate activities. Age groups are 5 through 6, 7 through 9 and 10 through 13. Activities include sports, crafts, hiking, swimming, games and field trips. Weekly rates are $55 per child for residents and $65 per child for nonresidents. Before and after camp activities are also available for an additional fee.

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