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The Baby Bunch – NEW!

Ages 18+
Mothers bring your newborn and join this social network. Interact with other new moms and share your joys, concerns, and struggles this new change in life presents. Our instructor will guide you and provide topics of discussion. Feel comfortable in this supportive atmosphere and discover new friendships.

Time: 8:30–10a
Location: Springer Cultural Center
Fee (R/NR): $50/$75
Min/Max: 5/10
Instructor: Datia Rosenberg, Prenatal Educator & Birth Doula
Questions: sean.hurst@champaignparks.org or 217-819-3901


That’s What Teens Say

Ages 13-18
Be one of the fifteen girls chosen for a 3-day intensive workshop. Develop, write, and perform your own personal story on stage surrounded by friends, family, and fellow teens.

2/28 • 6-9p • Douglass Annex
2/29 • 10a-6p • Douglass Annex
3/1 • 11a-4p • Location TBD

Nominate yourself or someone you know at http://shesaidproject.com/teens/

C.U.A.S. Family Skywatch – FREE!

Ages 5+
Join members of the Champaign-Urbana Astronomical Society, Inc. at their observatory, southwest of Champaign, for an evening under the stars. See the stars and planets through the largest public telescope in East Central Illinois. All skywatch sessions are cancelled in the event of cloudy weather. Take interstate 57 south to the Monticello Road exit. Go west on Monticello Road for approximately 1.4 miles to crossroad 700 E. Go south on 700 E. for approximately 1 mile and you will see a sign for the observatory. Call 217-351-2567 for cancellation notices, or visit cuas.org.

March 28 at 7:00 pm
May 2 at 7:00 pm
May 30 at 7:00 pm

Location: CUAS Observatory
Fee (R/NR): FREE! 

Heartsaver Frist Aid, CPR/AED Classes By Vital Education & Supply, INC

Ages 9+
The course covers topics ranging from heart attacks and strokes to animal bites and allergic reactions. Also covered is CPR for the adult, child and infant victim and AED use. A CPR certification card will be given after successful completion of class.

**In order to receive a refund, cancellation requests must be submitted at least two days prior to the class date.

January 18, February 15, March 21, April 18, and May 16
Saturdays, 9:00 am- 3:00 pm
Location: Springer Cultural Center
Fee (R/NR): $75|$112.50
Questions: sean.hurst@champaignparks.org or 217-819-3901


The Wonderful World of Babysitting

The Wonderful World of Baby Sitting: Ages 11-15. Become the babysitter that kids beg their parents to have. February 24-March 23. Accredited site through Safe Sitter.

Ages 11-15
Become the babysitter that kids beg their parents to have! This class will teach you the basics and give you the confidence to successfully take on any babysitting job. You will be trained by certified staff on skills to become a safe, fun, and nurturing sitter. Our program features basic first aid, safety, age- appropriate games, and discipline techniques.

The Champaign Park District is an accredited program site through Safe Sitter®, the only national, nonprofit organization exclusively devoted to baby-sitting. You must attend all sessions in order to complete the course and to be certified by Safe Sitter®.

February 24 – March 23 (No Class March 16)
4:00 – 5:30 pm
Springer Cultural Center
Fee (R/NR): $45|$67.50
Questions: michelle.horvat@champaignparks.org or 217-398-2376


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