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Community Classes & Programs


The Parks & Recreation Department provides a wide range of activities which appeal to all ages. For information concerning programs, fees charged and registration, check the calendar, navigate these pages or call 361-3640. You may also download the Registration Form . Be sure to check the SPORTS pages for those programs.

For All Ages

Prattville Pops Annual Fall Concert

Prattville Pops Annual Fall Concert

This Annual Concert is a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon with your family. The Prattville Pops is a talented group of volunteer musicians who present a big band sound. This concert is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Special Events Office at 334/595-0854.
WHEN: Sunday, October 19
WHERE: Doster Community Center
TIME: 2:00 pm
ADMISSION: Free

Prattauga Art Guild Fall Show Reception

PRATTAUGA ART GUILD ANNUAL FALL SHOW RECEPTION
The Annual Fall Art Show is a highly anticipated art competition which will feature art by local and regional artists. Artists will compete for awards and the public will enjoy a wonderful variety of artwork in many diverse styles. This exhibit is free and open to the public. For more information about participating as an artist or for information about the exhibit, please contact the Special Events Office at 334/595-0854.

WHEN: Sunday, October 5
WHERE: Creative Arts Center
TIME: 2:00-4:00pm

Prattauga Art Guild ARTrek Exhibit Opening

Prattauga Art Guild ARTrek Exhibit Opening is considered the opening of the Art Season in the River Region and the Prattauga Art Guild is a member of the River Region Art Gallery Association which sponsors ARTrek. This exhibit is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Special Events Office at 334/595-0854.

WHEN: Sunday, September 14
WHERE: Creative Arts Center
TIME: 2:00 – 5:00 pm

Prattauga Art Guild Volunteer Exhibit Reception

The Prattauga Art Guild will host an exhibit by 10 Featured Artists of the Prattauga Art Guild who have volunteered many hours of their time to the Art Guild and to The Gallery at the Prattville Creative Arts Center. Without these volunteers, we would not be able to have the Gallery open for everyone to enjoy and for our local talented artists to display their works. This reception is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Special Events Office at 334/595-0854.
WHEN: Sunday, August 10
WHERE: Prattville Creative Arts Center and Gallery
TIME: 2:00-4:00pm

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Computer Classes

Call 361-3697 for details or to register, Space is limited. Each class is $25 per person.

• Getting Started with the Computer
• Internet 101
• Computer Maintenance
• Intro to the PC (personal computer)
• Troubleshooting

when: Mondays & Fridays
time: 12:00 noon - 4:00pm
where: Gillespie Senior Center

Gigantic Flea Market

Time to clean and get rid of unwanted but good items. Rent your booth and set up the evening before the sale. Guns, weapons, tobacco & alcohol CANNOT be sold on the premises.

(24) - 12x15 Auditorium booths, $15 each
(7) - 10x10 Dining Room booths, $10 each
(6) - 12x15 outdoor booths, no tables provided, $5 each

Come by Doster to rent your booth, they sell out fast! A ten day cancellation required or booth rental is not refundable. Limit 1 booth per household.

Registration for September 20 sale begins July 29
when: Set up Friday, September 19, 3:00-7:00 p.m.
Sale: Saturday, September 20, 6 a.m.-Noon
where: Doster Center

Registration for November 15 sale begins September 26
when: Set up Friday, November 14, 3:00-7:00 p.m.
Sale: Saturday, November 15, 6 a.m.-Noon
where: Doster Center

Dog Obedience

Instructor, Janice Plessner
Basic household obedience for dogs 5 months and up. First class, come without your dog, but bring health records. Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Registration required before date of class.
when: Mondays 7:00 - 8:00pm, September 8-October 13; October 27-December 1
where: Doster Center (Class is 6 weeks)
Fee: $80 per dog, or $40 for repeats (same dog)

Taoist Tai Chi

Taoist Tai Chi® is a gentle and low impact form of ancient Chinese exercise that is fun to do. Many medical studies have shown that Tai Chi offers significant health benefits to include improved balance, circulation and posture; increased strength and flexibility; and reduced stress. It is the perfect exercise for life. This is a 4 week mini-course that covers the first 17 movements of the Taoist Tai Chi® set. All of the instructors are nationally accredited by the Taoist Tai Chi® Society.

Time: 9:30 a.m.
When: Every Wednesday & Friday
Where: Upper Kingston Center
Fee: $30 per person per month
Min/Max: 10/25

For Youth & Children

Kindermusik

Wiggle & Grow - Jenny Carlson has been an instructor of this class for over 10 years and has most recently been an educator in Germany.

This wonderful 35 minute music-filled class celebrates the unique joys of your growing child. Each week your child will love singing, dancing, and playing instruments with you and their new friends and you'll love helping them practice a wide variety of abilities and skills. Child safe instruments, encourages creativity movement activities. The children will experience activities that promote
language and listening skills, taking-turns, motor skills and social skills. Parent involvement highly encouraged.

AGES: 1-3yr olds.
DAYS: Monday & Wednesdays
LOCATION: Doster Center
TIME: 10am – 10:35am
FEE: $10.00 per person per month

Fall Break Camp K-6th Grades

Spend your break from school while enjoying games, fun activities, arts-n-crafts, play time at the park, & entertainment. Child must bring lunch & snack unless otherwise instructed.
WHEN: October 10th & 13th
WHERE: Doster Center
TIME: 7:30am-5:30pm
FEE: $20 per day
DEADLINE TO REGISTER: Wednesday, October 8th
Fee must be paid in full no later than 3 working days before the week of camp (Must have 15 paid participants registered to have the camp)
MIN/MAX: 15/50

Summer Youth Camp

Let the FUN Begin – ...Again Spend your Summer going on exciting field trips, playing organized games, crafts and special entertainment.
REGISTRATION STARTS: TUESDAY, APRIL 1
WHEN: JUNE 2 – UNTIL SCHOOL STARTS
WHERE: PKS GYM/ DOSTER COMMUNITY CENTER
TIME: 7:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
REGISTRATION: $75.00 (INCLUDES FIELD TRIP SHIRTS)
FEE: $70.00 PER WEEK OR $20.00 PER DAY
Weekly and daily fee required regardless of attendance. Also, one week vacation with advance notice from program for non-payment.

After School Program

Action-packed, fun-filled after school program: games, homework time and more!

When: Monday-Friday, 3:00-6:00 pm
Starts: August 18
Where: Doster Community Center
Grades: K-6
Transportation provided.
Registration fee: $20 per child. Weekly fee $35 per child; $30 for additional child. Daily fee: $20.

After School Program Parent Handbookpdf

For Adults 18+

Co-Ed Step Aerobics Class

Neta Certified Instructors.
This class will be high energy with a cardio workout as well as toning. You will have a choice to come five days of the week or a few days as you like, to work out for this low price.
Ages: 18 & up.
When:

Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays; 6:15-7:15 p.m.
Saturdays; 7-8 a.m.
Sundays; 5-6 p.m.

Where: Upper Kingston Center
Fee: $25 per month
Min/Max: 10/25
Must pre-register at the Doster Community Center.

Family Workshops

WORKSHOPS:
TIME: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; $45.00 per person
WHERE: Doster Community Center
Instructor: Sekeria Volece Bossie

Help Parents of Special Needs Children Cope
WHEN: August 28

Help Parents of Special Needs Children Cope
WHEN: September 23

The Effects of Autism on a Family
WHEN: October 27

Prattville Area Cycling Enthusiasts - PACE

Join our group on Facebook and see the fun exciting rides we schedule. Rides consist of different degrees of difficulty, length and skill levels. Also, find a ride partner to keep you motivated and encouraged.

Ladies Self Defense

Don't be caught off guard! Be alert! Pay attention to your surroundings! This class will spark awareness & teach protection for any age women who may need to brush up on her self-defense
techniques. This class will be taught by a staff member of the Prattville Police Department.

WHEN: Saturday, September 27
TIME: 9am – noon
WHERE: Doster Community Center
MIN/MAX: 8/15
FREE!!!
Must call 595-0800 to preregister by September 24






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