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Adult Programs

  1. Ballet Folklorico for Adults

    October 26, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Blackmon Community Center

    Folklorico dancing is a great way to promote cultural awareness through music and dance. Participants will learn the fine artistic traditions of the Mexican culture in a fun and positive environment. The program is divided up into 3 classes by age and skill level. Students will participate in performances to be scheduled by the Instructor. Instructor: Ana Pineda. L

  2. English as a Second Language

    October 27, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Gober Party House

    Learn English in a pressure free environment. Classes meet every Monday morning from 9-11am. Bring your own Spanish/English dictionary. Aprenda el ingles en una presion liberta ambienta. Las clases encuentran todos los lunes en la manana de 9-11 am. Traiga su propio diccionario espanol/ingles.

Aquatics

  1. Adult Semi-Private Swim Lessons

    October 4, 11:00 AM - October 25, 11:50 AM @ Sammons Indoor Pool

    Did you finish up another summer avoiding the water because you were never taught how to swim? Whether you’re a beginner or just want to improve your technique, let our Red Cross Instructors teach you how so you can relax and start having fun in the water! Pre-registration is required.

  2. Youth Semi-Private Swim Lessons

    October 4, 11:00 AM - October 25, 11:50 AM @ Sammons Indoor Pool

    Swimming is one of the most important life skills every child should learn. Statistics show that if a child has not learned to swim by the 3rd grade, they likely never will. Let our Red Cross certified instructors teach your children how to have fun and stay safe in the water!

  3. Halloween Splash Bash

    October 24, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Sammons Indoor Pool

    This Haunted Pool Party is wickedly fun for the whole family! We will provide spooky music, tasty candy, games and a splashing good time for everyone!

Athletics

  1. 250 Softball League Registration Deadline

    October 25, All Day @ Register at Wilson Park Recreation Center.

  2. Open Gym Volleyball

    October 26, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Clarence Martin Gym

    Join in on pick up games. Come and go or stay all day!

City Boards

  1. Parks and Leisure Services Advisory Board Meeting

    October 21, All Day @ Railroad and Heritage Museum
    315 W. Ave B
    Temple, TX 76501

  2. Temple Public Library Board of Trustees

    October 21, All Day @ Board Room

  3. Central Texas Housing Consortium Commissioners

    October 22, All Day @ 3:00 PM

  4. Airport Advisory Board

    October 27, All Day @ Conference Room

Community Calendar of Events

  1. Temple Jaycees Hayseed Festival

    October 24 - October 25 @ Bend O' The River Ranch

    The Hayseed Festival raises funds that can be spread throughout our local Central Texas communities to benefit the education of our youth, the lives of the less fortunate, and the well-being of the military men and women that serve in our armed forces.

  2. 2014 Pumpkin Patch at Silo Christmas Tree Farms

    October 25, All Day @ Silo Christmas Tree Farm

    Come and celebrate the fall season at Silo Pumpkin Patch. Fun activities for the whole family to enjoy.

  3. Van Cliburn Recital Presented by Central Texas Orchestral Society and Temple Symphony Orchestra

    October 25, All Day @ Temple Cultural Activities Center Mayborn Auditorium

    Fei-Fei Dong Van Cliburn Guest Artist and finalist at 2013 International Van Cliburn Piano Competition. Ms. Dong appears by arrangement with the Cliburn.

  4. Budget Bridal Brunch at the Historic Santa Fe Depot

    October 25, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ 315 W. Ave B

    Budget Bridal Brunch Beautiful weddings that won't break the bank! Free SWAG Bag to all Brides That Pre-Register. Delicious Food, Great Venue, Spectacular Door Prizes, Demonstrations, How-To's and Tons of Fun!

  5. 2014 Pumpkin Patch at Silo Christmas Tree Farms

    October 26, All Day @ Silo Christmas Tree Farm

    Come and celebrate the fall season at Silo Pumpkin Patch. Fun activities for the whole family to enjoy.

  6. Joan Hunter at Temple Aglow

    October 28, 7:00 PM @ Country Lane Senior Center Grand Ballroom in Temple

    Joan Hunter, President and Founder of Hearts 4 Him and Joan Hunter Ministries, will minister at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 28th at Country Lane Senior Center Grand Ballroom in Temple. The daughter of Charles & Frances Hunter, Joan is a compassionate minister, dynamic teacher, an accomplished author, and an anointed healing evangelist. Rashod Holmes will lead in praise & worship. Join us for food and fellowship at 6:30 p.m. Everyone welcome!

  7. Main Street Fright Fest

    October 31, 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Community Pavilion

    No tricks! Only Treats! When you spend Halloween on Main Street!

  8. Halloween Dance At In The Mood Ballroom

    October 31, 8:00 PM - November 1, 12:00 AM @ In The Mood Ballroom

    Grab your costume and celebrate Halloween in style at In The Mood Ballroom!

Mayborn Convention Center

  1. Temple High School Quarterback Club Banquet

    October 22, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ 3303 N 3rd

  2. Budget Bridal Brunch at the Historic Santa Fe Depot

    October 25, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ 315 W. Ave B

    Budget Bridal Brunch Beautiful weddings that won't break the bank! Free SWAG Bag to all Brides That Pre-Register. Delicious Food, Great Venue, Spectacular Door Prizes, Demonstrations, How-To's and Tons of Fun!

  3. CenTex RollerGirls Roller Derby

    October 25, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    RollerGirls vs. Houston Knockouts

Parks and Leisure Events

  1. Halloween Splash Bash

    October 24, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Sammons Indoor Pool

    This Haunted Pool Party is wickedly fun for the whole family! We will provide spooky music, tasty candy, games and a splashing good time for everyone!

  2. Got Goo?

    October 28, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Gober Party House

    Who doesn’t like messy, hands-on fun? This Halloween themed class will allow children to express themselves with lots of ooey, gooey fun. Please wear old clothes that can get messy! Parents are encouraged to participate.

Sammons Community Center

  1. Painting and Drawing with Barbara

    October 21, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Why not capture the change of seasons on canvas! It's as easy as joining our creative, motivational instructor in this progressive art class. This ever-popular class is designed to teach students of all levels who wish to learn to paint and draw or just want to increase their skill level. Individual instructions based upon skill levels. No previous experience is necessary. Instructor Barbara Wilson with over 30 years of experience and proprietor of Wilson's School of Art.

  2. Senior Yoga

    October 21, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Improve your zest for life! Lift your spirits and lower your stress as you achieve enormous physical and mental benefits from simple, functional and easy to follow movements in a soothing atmosphere. Improve your balance, range of motion, strength, flexibility and joint mobility while keeping your mind active and alert. Chair-friendly for those with limited mobility. Led by Certified Senior Yoga Instructor Janelle Novosad.

  3. "Tiffany Method" Stained Glass Class

    October 21, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Discover how to create a small, beautiful stained glass panel during this introductory four-week course, The Tiffany Method involves using copper foiling to solder the glass pieces together. Students will choose a pattern and glass colors; followed by learning to cut, solder, frame and polish the finished piece. Proper safety methods will be taught as well.. All necessary supplies and safety items will be furnished. Space is limited. Instructor David Louth, master craftsman of the Charis Studio.

  4. Intermediate Genealogy-The Next Branch

    October 21, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    If your family tree took root in the first session of this genealogy course, it is now time to dig even deeper and add more branches and leaves. Continue to delve further into the past with more advanced methods and resources. Explore the endless possibilities of researching your past in this informative class. An established, electronic family tree is a prerequisite to this course. Experienced Instructor Bryan Davis.

  5. Dancing With The Starz-Ballroom Dance

    October 21, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Shall we dance? Couples, discover the fun and wonderful world of ballroom dance. This ever-popular course is designed for all levels of skill, whether it's the first spin around the floor or a refresher course for the more advanced dancers. In a relaxed atmosphere, with an energetic instructor and great music, experience ballroom dance from the very beginning to more advanced steps including Latin, rumba, waltz, swing and a variety of other popular steps. Interested singles call for more information on availability. Led by Lillian Nash, certified ballroom dance instructor.

  6. Sweatin' with the Oldies

    October 22, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Get moving to some great oldies tunes! Join this comfortable exercise program designed especially for those who have mobility issues or difficulty standing while exercising. Slow stretches and balance exercises using a chair will help tone and strengthen muscles to increase mobility and flexibility. Adaptable for all levels of mobility. An added bonus is humming along to great oldies tunes. Led by energetic instructor Kathy Patterson.

  7. Sweatin' with the Oldies

    October 22, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Get moving to some great oldies tunes! Join this comfortable exercise program designed especially for those who have mobility issues or difficulty standing while exercising. Slow stretches and balance exercises using a chair will help tone and strengthen muscles to increase mobility and flexibility. Adaptable for all levels of mobility. An added bonus is humming along to great oldies tunes. Led by energetic instructor Kathy Patterson.

  8. Painting and Drawing with Barbara

    October 22, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Why not capture the change of seasons on canvas! It's as easy as joining our creative, motivational instructor in this progressive art class. This ever-popular class is designed to teach students of all levels who wish to learn to paint and draw or just want to increase their skill level. Individual instructions based upon skill levels. No previous experience is necessary. Instructor Barbara Wilson with over 30 years of experience and proprietor of Wilson's School of Art.

  9. Circle of Friends Crochet Group

    October 22, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Nothing warms a soul more than a blanket made with loving hands. Warmth and happiness abound, not only from the brightly colored crocheted blankets, but from the hearts of this unique group. This circle of friends meets once a week to create beautiful, hand-made, crocheted items which are then donated to local nursing homes and hospice centers. Donations of new skeins of yarn are always needed and appreciated.

  10. Zumba Gold

    October 22, 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Feel the rhythm, feel the results! Zumba Gold is a fun approach to fitness, weight loss and muscle toning. It uses upbeat Latin music and cardiovascular exercise to create aerobic dance. The traditional Zumba formula is modified, adapting the dance moves and the pace to suit the needs of the active, older participant; as well as those just starting their fitness journey. With easy to follow moves and an invigorating atmosphere, it's the perfect exercise program for all; chair friendly for those who have physical limitations.

  11. Painting and Drawing with Barbara

    October 23, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Why not capture the change of seasons on canvas! It's as easy as joining our creative, motivational instructor in this progressive art class. This ever-popular class is designed to teach students of all levels who wish to learn to paint and draw or just want to increase their skill level. Individual instructions based upon skill levels. No previous experience is necessary. Instructor Barbara Wilson with over 30 years of experience and proprietor of Wilson's School of Art.

  12. Have Pen? Let's Write!

    October 23, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Create a holiday keepsake for your family, maybe write your own Christmas story to read to your family during the holidays. Enroll in this unstructured writing course to fine tune your writing skills while putting your memories and thoughts onto paper. Gain constructive input from your peers in this very interactive, progressive course. Instructor: Retired English Literature Professor Pruitt Davis.

  13. Senior Yoga

    October 23, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Improve your zest for life! Lift your spirits and lower your stress as you achieve enormous physical and mental benefits from simple, functional and easy to follow movements in a soothing atmosphere. Improve your balance, range of motion, strength, flexibility and joint mobility while keeping your mind active and alert. Chair-friendly for those with limited mobility. Led by Certified Senior Yoga Instructor Janelle Novosad.

  14. Intermediate Genealogy-The Next Branch

    October 23, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    If your family tree took root in the first session of this genealogy course, it is now time to dig even deeper and add more branches and leaves. Continue to delve further into the past with more advanced methods and resources. Explore the endless possibilities of researching your past in this informative class. An established, electronic family tree is a prerequisite to this course. Experienced Instructor Bryan Davis.

  15. Sweatin' with the Oldies

    October 24, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Get moving to some great oldies tunes! Join this comfortable exercise program designed especially for those who have mobility issues or difficulty standing while exercising. Slow stretches and balance exercises using a chair will help tone and strengthen muscles to increase mobility and flexibility. Adaptable for all levels of mobility. An added bonus is humming along to great oldies tunes. Led by energetic instructor Kathy Patterson.

  16. Sweatin' with the Oldies

    October 24, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Get moving to some great oldies tunes! Join this comfortable exercise program designed especially for those who have mobility issues or difficulty standing while exercising. Slow stretches and balance exercises using a chair will help tone and strengthen muscles to increase mobility and flexibility. Adaptable for all levels of mobility. An added bonus is humming along to great oldies tunes. Led by energetic instructor Kathy Patterson.

  17. Zumba Gold-Friday Only

    October 24, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Same as Zumba Gold offered on Mondays and Wednesdays, but for those who only have time for one day per week or want to add a third day of Zumba Gold to their weekly routine.

  18. Dog Agility Introduction

    October 24, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Agility training helps both dog and owner bond and develop mutual respect and communication skills as both negotiate obstacles and work through agility challenges on the course. In this introductory session, challenges will include a tunnel, shoot, tire, weave poles and jumps. As a prerequisite, all dogs must have completed a recent dog obedience course and must be at least one year old. Equipment and space are limited. Please bring current shot records to the first class. Led by Lynn Foster, an experienced trainer.

  19. Sweatin' with the Oldies

    October 27, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Get moving to some great oldies tunes! Join this comfortable exercise program designed especially for those who have mobility issues or difficulty standing while exercising. Slow stretches and balance exercises using a chair will help tone and strengthen muscles to increase mobility and flexibility. Adaptable for all levels of mobility. An added bonus is humming along to great oldies tunes. Led by energetic instructor Kathy Patterson.

  20. Sweatin' with the Oldies

    October 27, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Get moving to some great oldies tunes! Join this comfortable exercise program designed especially for those who have mobility issues or difficulty standing while exercising. Slow stretches and balance exercises using a chair will help tone and strengthen muscles to increase mobility and flexibility. Adaptable for all levels of mobility. An added bonus is humming along to great oldies tunes. Led by energetic instructor Kathy Patterson.

  21. Zumba Gold

    October 27, 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Feel the rhythm, feel the results! Zumba Gold is a fun approach to fitness, weight loss and muscle toning. It uses upbeat Latin music and cardiovascular exercise to create aerobic dance. The traditional Zumba formula is modified, adapting the dance moves and the pace to suit the needs of the active, older participant; as well as those just starting their fitness journey. With easy to follow moves and an invigorating atmosphere, it's the perfect exercise program for all; chair friendly for those who have physical limitations.

  22. Dancing With The Starz-Ballroom Dance

    October 27, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Shall we dance? Couples, discover the fun and wonderful world of ballroom dance. This ever-popular course is designed for all levels of skill, whether it's the first spin around the floor or a refresher course for the more advanced dancers. In a relaxed atmosphere, with an energetic instructor and great music, experience ballroom dance from the very beginning to more advanced steps including Latin, rumba, waltz, swing and a variety of other popular steps. Interested singles call for more information on availability. Led by Lillian Nash, certified ballroom dance instructor.

  23. Painting and Drawing with Barbara

    October 28, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Why not capture the change of seasons on canvas! It's as easy as joining our creative, motivational instructor in this progressive art class. This ever-popular class is designed to teach students of all levels who wish to learn to paint and draw or just want to increase their skill level. Individual instructions based upon skill levels. No previous experience is necessary. Instructor Barbara Wilson with over 30 years of experience and proprietor of Wilson's School of Art.

  24. Senior Yoga

    October 28, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Improve your zest for life! Lift your spirits and lower your stress as you achieve enormous physical and mental benefits from simple, functional and easy to follow movements in a soothing atmosphere. Improve your balance, range of motion, strength, flexibility and joint mobility while keeping your mind active and alert. Chair-friendly for those with limited mobility. Led by Certified Senior Yoga Instructor Janelle Novosad.

  25. "Tiffany Method" Stained Glass Class

    October 28, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Discover how to create a small, beautiful stained glass panel during this introductory four-week course, The Tiffany Method involves using copper foiling to solder the glass pieces together. Students will choose a pattern and glass colors; followed by learning to cut, solder, frame and polish the finished piece. Proper safety methods will be taught as well.. All necessary supplies and safety items will be furnished. Space is limited. Instructor David Louth, master craftsman of the Charis Studio.

  26. Intermediate Genealogy-The Next Branch

    October 28, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    If your family tree took root in the first session of this genealogy course, it is now time to dig even deeper and add more branches and leaves. Continue to delve further into the past with more advanced methods and resources. Explore the endless possibilities of researching your past in this informative class. An established, electronic family tree is a prerequisite to this course. Experienced Instructor Bryan Davis.

  27. Dancing With The Starz-Ballroom Dance

    October 28, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Shall we dance? Couples, discover the fun and wonderful world of ballroom dance. This ever-popular course is designed for all levels of skill, whether it's the first spin around the floor or a refresher course for the more advanced dancers. In a relaxed atmosphere, with an energetic instructor and great music, experience ballroom dance from the very beginning to more advanced steps including Latin, rumba, waltz, swing and a variety of other popular steps. Interested singles call for more information on availability. Led by Lillian Nash, certified ballroom dance instructor.

  28. Sweatin' with the Oldies

    October 29, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Get moving to some great oldies tunes! Join this comfortable exercise program designed especially for those who have mobility issues or difficulty standing while exercising. Slow stretches and balance exercises using a chair will help tone and strengthen muscles to increase mobility and flexibility. Adaptable for all levels of mobility. An added bonus is humming along to great oldies tunes. Led by energetic instructor Kathy Patterson.

  29. Sweatin' with the Oldies

    October 29, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Get moving to some great oldies tunes! Join this comfortable exercise program designed especially for those who have mobility issues or difficulty standing while exercising. Slow stretches and balance exercises using a chair will help tone and strengthen muscles to increase mobility and flexibility. Adaptable for all levels of mobility. An added bonus is humming along to great oldies tunes. Led by energetic instructor Kathy Patterson.

  30. Painting and Drawing with Barbara

    October 29, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Why not capture the change of seasons on canvas! It's as easy as joining our creative, motivational instructor in this progressive art class. This ever-popular class is designed to teach students of all levels who wish to learn to paint and draw or just want to increase their skill level. Individual instructions based upon skill levels. No previous experience is necessary. Instructor Barbara Wilson with over 30 years of experience and proprietor of Wilson's School of Art.

  31. Circle of Friends Crochet Group

    October 29, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Nothing warms a soul more than a blanket made with loving hands. Warmth and happiness abound, not only from the brightly colored crocheted blankets, but from the hearts of this unique group. This circle of friends meets once a week to create beautiful, hand-made, crocheted items which are then donated to local nursing homes and hospice centers. Donations of new skeins of yarn are always needed and appreciated.

  32. Zumba Gold

    October 29, 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Feel the rhythm, feel the results! Zumba Gold is a fun approach to fitness, weight loss and muscle toning. It uses upbeat Latin music and cardiovascular exercise to create aerobic dance. The traditional Zumba formula is modified, adapting the dance moves and the pace to suit the needs of the active, older participant; as well as those just starting their fitness journey. With easy to follow moves and an invigorating atmosphere, it's the perfect exercise program for all; chair friendly for those who have physical limitations.

  33. Painting and Drawing with Barbara

    October 30, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Why not capture the change of seasons on canvas! It's as easy as joining our creative, motivational instructor in this progressive art class. This ever-popular class is designed to teach students of all levels who wish to learn to paint and draw or just want to increase their skill level. Individual instructions based upon skill levels. No previous experience is necessary. Instructor Barbara Wilson with over 30 years of experience and proprietor of Wilson's School of Art.

  34. Have Pen? Let's Write!

    October 30, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Create a holiday keepsake for your family, maybe write your own Christmas story to read to your family during the holidays. Enroll in this unstructured writing course to fine tune your writing skills while putting your memories and thoughts onto paper. Gain constructive input from your peers in this very interactive, progressive course. Instructor: Retired English Literature Professor Pruitt Davis.

  35. Senior Yoga

    October 30, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Improve your zest for life! Lift your spirits and lower your stress as you achieve enormous physical and mental benefits from simple, functional and easy to follow movements in a soothing atmosphere. Improve your balance, range of motion, strength, flexibility and joint mobility while keeping your mind active and alert. Chair-friendly for those with limited mobility. Led by Certified Senior Yoga Instructor Janelle Novosad.

  36. Intermediate Genealogy-The Next Branch

    October 30, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    If your family tree took root in the first session of this genealogy course, it is now time to dig even deeper and add more branches and leaves. Continue to delve further into the past with more advanced methods and resources. Explore the endless possibilities of researching your past in this informative class. An established, electronic family tree is a prerequisite to this course. Experienced Instructor Bryan Davis.

  37. Sweatin' with the Oldies

    October 31, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Get moving to some great oldies tunes! Join this comfortable exercise program designed especially for those who have mobility issues or difficulty standing while exercising. Slow stretches and balance exercises using a chair will help tone and strengthen muscles to increase mobility and flexibility. Adaptable for all levels of mobility. An added bonus is humming along to great oldies tunes. Led by energetic instructor Kathy Patterson.

  38. Sweatin' with the Oldies

    October 31, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Get moving to some great oldies tunes! Join this comfortable exercise program designed especially for those who have mobility issues or difficulty standing while exercising. Slow stretches and balance exercises using a chair will help tone and strengthen muscles to increase mobility and flexibility. Adaptable for all levels of mobility. An added bonus is humming along to great oldies tunes. Led by energetic instructor Kathy Patterson.

  39. Zumba Gold-Friday Only

    October 31, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Same as Zumba Gold offered on Mondays and Wednesdays, but for those who only have time for one day per week or want to add a third day of Zumba Gold to their weekly routine.

  40. Dog Agility Introduction

    October 31, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Agility training helps both dog and owner bond and develop mutual respect and communication skills as both negotiate obstacles and work through agility challenges on the course. In this introductory session, challenges will include a tunnel, shoot, tire, weave poles and jumps. As a prerequisite, all dogs must have completed a recent dog obedience course and must be at least one year old. Equipment and space are limited. Please bring current shot records to the first class. Led by Lynn Foster, an experienced trainer.

  41. Friday Night at the Movies

    October 31, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Make it a fun, Halloween date night with your sweetheart or best buddy. Kick back in the lounge and enjoy Friday night at the movies with us. We will present a premier movie, maybe even a spooky one, on our large, flat screen television for all to enjoy. No tricks, just treats and freshly popped popcorn, coffee and cold drinks provided.

Special Events

  1. Halloween Splash Bash

    October 24, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Sammons Indoor Pool

    This Haunted Pool Party is wickedly fun for the whole family! We will provide spooky music, tasty candy, games and a splashing good time for everyone!

Wilson Park Recreational Center

  1. BMAA Tae Kwon Do

    October 21, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Wilson Park Recreation Center

    Learn the Korean martial art that emphasizes hand strikes and sharp kicks. Students will train in basic forms and techniques. Instructor: Becky Medlin, 4th degree black belt. Location: Wilson Park Recreation Center. For more information call 254.298.5740.

  2. Tiny Tots Basketball

    October 21, 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM @ Wilson Park Recreation Center

    Tiny tots basketball will teach participants the fundamental rules and techniques to get them ready for competitive play. Parents are encouraged to join and practice with their child.

  3. M.C. Community Youth

    October 22, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Blackmon Community Center

    Learn to step, dance, and sing! Have fun and gain self discipline as you learn to be volunteers for your community, performing for public events including nursing home visits and parades. Instructor: Mary Ann Garret.

  4. Photography

    October 23, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Leave the camera at home and learn to take pictures like a pro on your iPhone. This three week course will teach you skills and settings to make your iPhone photos look professional. Participants will need an iPhone.

  5. Home School Day Camp

    October 24, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Wilson Park Recreation Center

    Homeschoolers, come enjoy a day of archery, adventure games, a climbing wall challenge, and many other great activities.

  6. Youth Night

    October 24, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Blackmon Community Center

  7. Cooking for One

    October 25, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Wilson Park Recreation Center

    Learn to master the art of cooking for one, while socializing and having fun! Our instructors will teach you necessary skills in including portioning meat, storing food, and measuring out ingredients that will help you cook some very tasty meals. All supplies are included.

  8. BMAA Tae Kwon Do

    October 28, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Wilson Park Recreation Center

    Learn the Korean martial art that emphasizes hand strikes and sharp kicks. Students will train in basic forms and techniques. Instructor: Becky Medlin, 4th degree black belt. Location: Wilson Park Recreation Center. For more information call 254.298.5740.

  9. Tiny Tots Basketball

    October 28, 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM @ Wilson Park Recreation Center

    Tiny tots basketball will teach participants the fundamental rules and techniques to get them ready for competitive play. Parents are encouraged to join and practice with their child.

  10. M.C. Community Youth

    October 29, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Blackmon Community Center

    Learn to step, dance, and sing! Have fun and gain self discipline as you learn to be volunteers for your community, performing for public events including nursing home visits and parades. Instructor: Mary Ann Garret.

  11. Photography

    October 30, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Leave the camera at home and learn to take pictures like a pro on your iPhone. This three week course will teach you skills and settings to make your iPhone photos look professional. Participants will need an iPhone.

  12. Youth Night

    October 31, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Blackmon Community Center

Youth Programs

  1. Bricks 4 Kidz

    October 21, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM @ Gober Party House

    Tap into your child’s creative potential by encouraging their curiosity with the Bricks 4 Kidz program. This is a hands-on class where students build machines, buildings, vehicles, and other structures out of LEGO bricks. Participants will also enhance their self-esteem, improve fine-motor skills, and learn important skills like organization and following directions.

  2. Bricks 4 Kidz

    October 21, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM @ Gober Party House

    Tap into your child’s potential by encouraging their curiosity and creativity with the Bricks 4 Kidz program. This is a hands-on class where students build machines, buildings, vehicles, and other structures out of LEGO bricks. Participants will also enhance their self-esteem, improve fine-motor skills and learn important lessons such as organization and following directions.

  3. Ballet Folklorico

    October 21, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Blackmon Community Center

    Folklorico dancing is a great way to promote cultural awareness through music and dance. Participants will learn the fine artistic traditions of the Mexican culture in a fun and positive environment. The program is divided up into 3 classes by age and skill level. Students will participate in performances to be scheduled by the Instructor. Instructor: Ana Pineda. L

  4. Ballet Folklorico 2

    October 21, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Blackmon Community Center

    Folklorico dancing is a great way to promote cultural awareness through music and dance. Participants will learn the fine artistic traditions of the Mexican culture in a fun and positive environment. The program is divided up into 3 classes by age and skill level. Students will participate in performances to be scheduled by the Instructor. Instructor: Ana Pineda. L

  5. Ballet Folklorico 2

    October 21, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Blackmon Community Center

    Folklorico dancing is a great way to promote cultural awareness through music and dance. Participants will learn the fine artistic traditions of the Mexican culture in a fun and positive environment. The program is divided up into 3 classes by age and skill level. Students will participate in performances to be scheduled by the Instructor. Instructor: Ana Pineda. L

  6. Positively Pink Girls Club

    October 22, 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM @ Gober Party House

    Join this GIRLS ONLY enrichment group! Participants will become more self confident and improve self esteem, while learning new skills in this non-threatening environment. This group will allow your daughters a safe and fun place to be girls and develop lasting friendships! Each week will feature different activities such as cooking, arts, crafts, jewelry making, etc. The club meets every Wednesday afternoon. Instructor: Starry Counseling and Parks & Leisure Staff.

  7. Little Ninjas

    October 23, 4:30 PM - 5:05 PM @ Gober Party House

    Tae Kwon Do is an ancient Martial Art that originated in Korea and is considered to be one of the best forms of exercise. Little Ninjas is for ages three to five and teaches the basics of Tae Kwon Do in a fun environment. Students learn basic moves that correspond with character building values such as respect and self-discipline. This is a 6-week session and classes meet every Thursday. Location: Gober Party House. For more information call Terri Landeros at 254.298.5474.

  8. Fun Fridays

    October 24, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Gober Party House

    Fun Fridays will offer activities that children enjoy most: arts & crafts, games, songs, storytelling, and more. This program gives children the opportunity to grow and develop both socially and mentally while giving mom some “me time”. Children must be at least 3 years old and fully potty trained (no diapers or pull-ups allowed). Pre-registration is required.

  9. Pumpkin Decorating

    October 24, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Blackmon Community Center

    Will your pumpkin have a scary face or a friendly smile? Or will you try a more ambitious approach such as drilling holes and decorating with lights? Whichever design you choose, your family will enjoy this time together.

  10. Haunted Hayride

    October 25, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Wilson Park Recreation Center

    6-10pm Enjoy this narrated Haunted Halloween Hayride, while rumbling down a trail inhabited by creepy characters and spooky scenes around Wilson Park. Face painting and concessions will also be available. Purchase your tickets in advance for $3 at Wilson Park Recreation Center and pick your ride time. Tickets sold at the door are $5 and do not guarantee a specific ride time.

  11. Tiny Tumblers

    October 27, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Thornton Elementary School Gym

    ome join in for a terrific time at Tiny Tumblers! Participants will jump, flip, and learn the basic movements of gymnastics. This class is designed to develop movement, flexibility, coordination and creativity using developmentally appropriate activities for beginner students.

  12. Youth Tae Kwon Do

    October 27, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM @ Raye Allen Elementary School

    Tae Kwon Do is an ancient Martial Art that originated in Korea and is more than merely a physical activity. Tae Kwon Do for youth increases attention span, builds confidence, creates discipline, and develops respect and leadership skills. This is a 6-week, 12-class session. Class meets on Mondays and Wednesdays.

  13. Family Tae Kwon Do

    October 27, 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM @ Raye Allen Elementary School

    Tae Kwon Do is an ancient Martial Art that originated in Korea and is considered to be one of the best forms of exercise. Training in Tae Kwon Do is more than merely physical, it helps to develop self-confidence, discipline, and a positive attitude. Tae Kwon Do offers benefits to people of all ages. Gather the family and join Family Tae Kwon Do. This class meets twice per week on Mondays and Wednesdays and the cost is per person.

  14. Family Tae Kwon Do

    October 27, 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM @ Raye Allen Elementary School

    Tae Kwon Do is an ancient Martial Art that originated in Korea and is considered to be one of the best forms of exercise. Training in Tae Kwon Do is more than merely physical, it helps to develop self-confidence, discipline, and a positive attitude. Tae Kwon Do offers benefits to people of all ages. Gather the family and join Family Tae Kwon Do. This class meets twice per week on Mondays and Wednesdays and the cost is per person.

  15. Rainbow Loom Crew

    October 27, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Blackmon Community Center

    Love to Loom? We do too! Join us every Monday from 6-7:30pm for our Rainbow Loom Crew meet up. Bring your supplies and learn something new from your fellow Crew members. There is so much more you can do than just making bracelets, the possibilities are endless.

  16. Got Goo?

    October 28, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Gober Party House

    Who doesn’t like messy, hands-on fun? This Halloween themed class will allow children to express themselves with lots of ooey, gooey fun. Please wear old clothes that can get messy! Parents are encouraged to participate.

  17. Bricks 4 Kidz

    October 28, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM @ Gober Party House

    Tap into your child’s creative potential by encouraging their curiosity with the Bricks 4 Kidz program. This is a hands-on class where students build machines, buildings, vehicles, and other structures out of LEGO bricks. Participants will also enhance their self-esteem, improve fine-motor skills, and learn important skills like organization and following directions.

  18. Bricks 4 Kidz

    October 28, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM @ Gober Party House

    Tap into your child’s potential by encouraging their curiosity and creativity with the Bricks 4 Kidz program. This is a hands-on class where students build machines, buildings, vehicles, and other structures out of LEGO bricks. Participants will also enhance their self-esteem, improve fine-motor skills and learn important lessons such as organization and following directions.

  19. Ballet Folklorico

    October 28, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Blackmon Community Center

    Folklorico dancing is a great way to promote cultural awareness through music and dance. Participants will learn the fine artistic traditions of the Mexican culture in a fun and positive environment. The program is divided up into 3 classes by age and skill level. Students will participate in performances to be scheduled by the Instructor. Instructor: Ana Pineda. L

  20. Ballet Folklorico 2

    October 28, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Blackmon Community Center

    Folklorico dancing is a great way to promote cultural awareness through music and dance. Participants will learn the fine artistic traditions of the Mexican culture in a fun and positive environment. The program is divided up into 3 classes by age and skill level. Students will participate in performances to be scheduled by the Instructor. Instructor: Ana Pineda. L

  21. Ballet Folklorico 2

    October 28, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Blackmon Community Center

    Folklorico dancing is a great way to promote cultural awareness through music and dance. Participants will learn the fine artistic traditions of the Mexican culture in a fun and positive environment. The program is divided up into 3 classes by age and skill level. Students will participate in performances to be scheduled by the Instructor. Instructor: Ana Pineda. L

  22. Positively Pink Girls Club

    October 29, 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM @ Gober Party House

    Join this GIRLS ONLY enrichment group! Participants will become more self confident and improve self esteem, while learning new skills in this non-threatening environment. This group will allow your daughters a safe and fun place to be girls and develop lasting friendships! Each week will feature different activities such as cooking, arts, crafts, jewelry making, etc. The club meets every Wednesday afternoon. Instructor: Starry Counseling and Parks & Leisure Staff.

  23. Youth Tae Kwon Do

    October 29, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM @ Raye Allen Elementary School

    Tae Kwon Do is an ancient Martial Art that originated in Korea and is more than merely a physical activity. Tae Kwon Do for youth increases attention span, builds confidence, creates discipline, and develops respect and leadership skills. This is a 6-week, 12-class session. Class meets on Mondays and Wednesdays.

  24. Family Tae Kwon Do

    October 29, 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM @ Raye Allen Elementary School

    Tae Kwon Do is an ancient Martial Art that originated in Korea and is considered to be one of the best forms of exercise. Training in Tae Kwon Do is more than merely physical, it helps to develop self-confidence, discipline, and a positive attitude. Tae Kwon Do offers benefits to people of all ages. Gather the family and join Family Tae Kwon Do. This class meets twice per week on Mondays and Wednesdays and the cost is per person.

  25. Family Tae Kwon Do

    October 29, 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM @ Raye Allen Elementary School

    Tae Kwon Do is an ancient Martial Art that originated in Korea and is considered to be one of the best forms of exercise. Training in Tae Kwon Do is more than merely physical, it helps to develop self-confidence, discipline, and a positive attitude. Tae Kwon Do offers benefits to people of all ages. Gather the family and join Family Tae Kwon Do. This class meets twice per week on Mondays and Wednesdays and the cost is per person.

  26. Little Ninjas

    October 30, 4:30 PM - 5:05 PM @ Gober Party House

    Tae Kwon Do is an ancient Martial Art that originated in Korea and is considered to be one of the best forms of exercise. Little Ninjas is for ages three to five and teaches the basics of Tae Kwon Do in a fun environment. Students learn basic moves that correspond with character building values such as respect and self-discipline. This is a 6-week session and classes meet every Thursday. Location: Gober Party House. For more information call Terri Landeros at 254.298.5474.

  27. Fun Fridays

    October 31, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Gober Party House

    Fun Fridays will offer activities that children enjoy most: arts & crafts, games, songs, storytelling, and more. This program gives children the opportunity to grow and develop both socially and mentally while giving mom some “me time”. Children must be at least 3 years old and fully potty trained (no diapers or pull-ups allowed). Pre-registration is required.

  28. Kids Kraft: Halloween

    October 31, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Blackmon Community Center

    Spiders, bats, pumpkins and more! Scare up some fun while making spooky Halloween crafts and enjoying snacks. Wear your favorite Halloween shirt and join the fun. Instructor: Terri Landeros.