Registration for winter and spring classes and activities with the City of Newark’s Recreation and Community Services Department opens early next week.
Newark residents will be allowed to register beginning Monday, Dec. 10, and non-residents can begin registering on Wednesday, Dec. 12.
Classes range from dance and sports for adults and children to social activities and health care services for seniors.
The guide also includes information about numerous family activities in the community including:
Bird Watching for Beginners: Bring out the family to learn how to observe and identify birds on trails at the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge for free. Reservations are required, so those who are interested must call 510-792-0222. The event is recommended for people 10 years and older. The activity will be cancelled if heavy rain occurs on the day it is planned.
- Jan. 13, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; Participants will meet at the area’s Visitor’s Center, 2 Marshlands Rd. in Fremont.
Family Bingo Night: Play 10 games of Bingo and enjoy dinner (two slices of pizza and a drink for each paid guest). Space is limited and it’s first come first serve.
- March 8, Doors open 5:15 p.m., Games begin at 6 p.m.
- $30 for a family of four, $10 for adults (18 years or older), $6 for children between the ages of 5 and 17 years, and $8 for seniors (55 years or older).
Family Day at the Park: In March, get ready to bring out that Easter basket and hunt for eggs. The city’s annual Family Day at the Park will include an egg hunt from children between the ages of 3 years and grade 5. The event will also include a visit from the Easter bunny, egg coloring, a resource faire and various arts and crafts events.
- March 23, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Newark Community Park, 35501 Cedar Blvd.
For more information about programs, call the Silliman Activity and Family Aquatic Center at 510-578-4620.