FROM: Sharon Kusmirek, COA ========================== Here’s the summer menu at the Samson Family Center at COA (909 E. Garfield)! We invite you and your family to join us in the following activities! Special Family Event: What to Do on Your Summer Vacation Saturday, 19 July 2003; 10:00 AM – Noon It’s getting to be the middle of summer…Looking for some ideas that are creative and inexpensive for the younger crew? We have some ideas to share. We’ll be trying some out with the kids, and give you other ideas to take home. This event is free, but registration is required: 263-8383, ext. 126. Weekly Happenings: Drop-In Family Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30 – 11:30 AM Enjoy a special time with your child, newborn through age 6. Meet other families, share information. This group provides opportunities for learning through “hands-on” experiences in art, science, music, stories. Parents and children have the opportunity to participate in messy play that may be difficult to do at home. A snack is provided. Explore the Computer Learning Lab. Join us! Lunch Bunch at Gordon Park: Tuesdays, 12:00 – 2:00 PM Bring your swim suit, sunscreen, towels, and lunch. After we play in the water, we’ll eat lunch and enjoy a fun activity; then, home for a nap! Be sure to bring your own lunch, please! In case of rain, we will meet at the Family Center (909 E. Garfield). Stories in the Sun: Wednesdays, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM, at the Lake Park Play Area Parents, grandparents and other caring adults and children ages birth-6 are invited to join us for some fun in the park. We’ll explore a theme through storytelling, art, music, and creative movement. A snack is provided. While registration is not necessary, your call will enable us to provide a snack sufficient for all. Feel free to call for directions. Questions? Call Sharon Kusmirek, 263-8383, ext. 126. We’ll be looking for you!