Kids Time Is Thursdays At Tennessee Riverpark

Friday, June 06, 2014

Kids Time will be held Thursdays at the Tennessee Riverpark Shelter #4 June 12-July 24 at 10 a.m. 

This is a free program and includes hands-on learning activities. Each week a different organization will lead the program.

June 12 - Hamilton County Water Quality Program -Theme: “The Long Haul” games and  water  fun.

June 29 - Hamilton County Soil Conservation District -Theme : Life on the Farm

June 26 -Read 20 Program - 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Fry Center Theme: Read -Alouds with Mr. Stewart and books for each child  from the Readmobile

 No program on July  3. 

July 10 - Scenic Cities Beautiful -  Theme : Creative Critter Pots  

July 17 - Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department - Theme : “NSI:” “Nature Detectives”

 July 24 - Read 20 Program - 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Fry Center  Theme: Read -Alouds with Mr. Stewart and books for each child  from the Readmobile

 This program is geared for elementary school children ages 5 and up. Groups of eight or more must call for a reservation.

Adult supervision of attending children is required during the program.  Most programs last 45 minutes to one hour. 

For more information or to pre-register groups please call Hamilton County Parks and Recreation programming office at 842-6748.


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