Kim Kennedy, Center Director
What is pink, purple and green all over?Â Montford Park on Saturday, April 7, during the annual Easter Egg Hunt of course!Â Come enjoy some family fun while children aged 11 and under scramble around collecting those precious eggs.Â (Donâ€™t forget to bring your basket.) The fun, which also includes bunny tattoos and goodie bags, begins at 11 a.m. sharp.Â Â This event is cosponsored by the Montford Neighborhood Association and Montford Community Center.
The spring Montford Community Center Yard Sale will be held Saturday, April 14 from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Â Over 30 vendors will be selling their gently used items, so stop by and take a peek.Â The Montford Afterschool program will also be hosting a bake sale to raise money for an end-of-the-year trip, so bring your sweet tooth.
The Indoor Climbing Wall will be open Mondays in April from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for open climbing. Fees are $2 per session for Asheville city residents and $5 for non-residents and Â include belaying (when available) and harness rental.
Last call for any Hula Hoopers who would like to perform at LEAF! The Hula Hoop program is for youth 5-14 and meets on Mondays from 4:30-5:30 p.m.Â The group will perform at LEAF on May 12 or 13. Â Hoopers must attend the March 26 or April 9 programs. There will be no class on Monday, April 2. Â Starting April 9, we will begin working on the routine for LEAF and will be unable to take any new students.
Put on your dancing shoes for the Spring Fling Dance to be held on Friday, May 11, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Youth 11 and under will enjoy music, dancing, pizza, raffles, and a variety of games.Â Cost is just $5 and includes pizza dinner. If you would like to donate a raffle prize, please call Shateisha at the center.
Registration has begun for the Summer Playground Program.Â For rising first through sixth graders, this program meets throughout the summer from 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.Â Session I runs June 11 through July 6 for $160 per child plus a $15 registration fee.Â This program fills up quickly, so register soon.
For more information on the Montford Community Center, call me at 253-3714.