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Summer Programs

by Maureen Korson

The Holliston Parks & Recreation Department has just added some GREAT NEW summer programs!

To find more information and to register please go to the Holliston Park & Rec website:

To learn more information about a program—under “LINKS” click on “2016 Spring/Summer Brochure”

To register for a program –under “LINKS” click on “Register Online”

Intro to Horsemanship at October Farm

In this introductory class students will be involved in all aspects of horse handling and horse care along with an introduction to horseback riding. This program will also cover how to safely work with horses including leading, grooming, tacking, untacking, feeding, basic equine first aid and stall cleaning.

Session 1: Tues Jul 19—Fri Jul 22 Session 2: Tues Aug 2—Fri Aug 5

Who: ages 8 & up Time: 9:00-12:00noon

Where: October Farm, 583 Adams St., Holliston Cost: $175

Adult Intro to Horses at October Farm

This special class is for adults who have always wanted to be around horses and for parents of kids who ride or have a horse and would like to become more knowledgeable and confident. We will cover horse handling, tacking, untacking, horse care, and what’s involved in buying/owning a horse. This is NOT a riding class

Who: Adults When: Saturdays May 7, 14, 21 & 28

Time: 9:30-11:00am Where: October Farm, 583 Adams St., Holliston Cost: $120.00

Summer Tennis!

Coach Lyn Calkins will return again this summer to offer tennis instruction for beginner thru intermediate players ages 5 thru 15 years.

Mini Lobbers Ages 5-7 years Time: 8:30-9:30 Cost: $60

Top Spinners Ages 8-10 years Time: 9:30-11:00 Cost: $90

Aces Ages 11-15 years Time: 11:00-1:00 Cost: $120

Session 1: Jun 27-30 Session 2: Jul 5-8 Session 3: Jul 11-14

Session 4: Jul 18-21 Session 5: Jul 25-29 NO CLASSES AUG 1-4

Session 6: Aug 8-11 Session 7: Aug 15-18

Mosaics Summer Fun!

This special summer mosaic program is for students of all levels. If you have taken Beginner Mosaics or Mosaics ll with Mrs. Cohen in the past, here is your opportunity to let your creativity flourish with a more advanced project. If you are a beginner, you will start with the basics and learn by creating your choice of a coaster, light switch cover, frame or pendant. Instructor: Cheryl Cohen

When: Jun 28, 29 & 30 Who: entering grades 3-6

Summer Mosaics Session 1— Time: 1:00-3:00pm

Summer Mosaics Session 2—Time: 3:30-5:30 pm

Where: Cheryl Cohen Mosaic Art Center, 360 Woodland St. Holliston Cost: $110.00

 123… Dance, Music & Me!

Feel the rhythm with us this summer and join our favorite music teacher, Viviana Vilches and dance instructor Angela Castrillo for an exciting new music and movement “drop-off” program. Students be introduced to jazz dance, percussion instruments, musical theory and participate in a rhythm band!

Who: ages 3 & up When: Jul 26, 27, 28, Aug 2, 3, 4

Session 1—Time: 10:00-11:30am Session 2—Time: 1:30-3:00pm

Where: 1750 Washington St. Cost: $114

Get It Done: The College Essay Writing Workshop for Rising High School Juniors

Students call it the most stressful part of the college application process—the personal essay. The best time to write your essay is during summer break when you have time to focus without being distracted by school activities and obligations. Join us this summer as Joanne Clary Apesos, an independent college counselor and owner of College Pursuits, is offering a three hour essay writing workshop to get you started!

Who: Students entering their junior year in fall 2016

Session 1: Monday, June 27, 10:00 – 1:00pm Session 2: Thursday, August 25, 10:00 – 1:00 pm

Where: 1750 Washington St. Holliston Cost: $150.00