City Info Weekly - 2013/05/23
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Summer Recreation Guide Available
The summer activity and enrichment program guide is now available online at www.mylongview.com or free at city buildings, community locations, health care providers and credit unions. Don’t miss the many programs, activities, events and enrichment classes offered by Longview Recreation! Keep kids engaged in learning this summer, improve their or your health, discover enrichment or find positive activities. There is something for every family member and individuals of all ages. This guide features memorable events which include Summer Concerts, Family Campout and Mother & Son Outdoor Adventure. Please view the guide by clicking here to view the online flipbook or call Longview Recreation at 442-5400 for more information.
Summer Kids Day Camp
You can develop friendships, create memories and learn new skills at day camp this summer. Children will engage in a variety of activities, games, sports, art, crafts, events and educational enrichment. The program is held at Northlake Elementary School from 7:30am – 5:30pm or Olympic Elementary School from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm on Monday through Friday. Sign up for one week or the entire summer! A free USDA lunch is provided and financial assistance is available. Register online at www.mylongview.com or to get more information please call Longview Recreation at 442-5400.
Busy Bees Preschool
Discover the world around you as we explore fun and exciting themes each week. Children 3 to 5 years old can learn songs, stories, crafts, activities and games. Themes include pirate adventure, planes, trains & trucks, dinosaur tales, zoo play, fairytale adventures and creepy crawly critters. Preschool is held each week this summer at the Woman’s Club Building July 8 – August 2 from 9:00 to 11:30 am on Monday through Friday. The weekly cost is only $45 in-city or $50 for out-of-city residents or the entire summer is $230.00 in city or $235.00 out-of-city. Register online at www.mylongview.com or to get more information please call Longview Recreation at 442-5400.
Interested in Volunteering for the 2013 Summer Reading Program?
Commit to ten hours over the course of 8 weeks in June, July and August, and have fun while encouraging literacy in our community! The volunteer program is open to adults and students entering High School in September 2013 (or older). First-timers need to attend an orientation session on Saturday, June 1 from 3:30 - 5 p.m. Please call 360.442.5301 to reserve your volunteer packet.
Our 2013 themes will be “Dig Into Reading” for Children and “Beneath the Surface” for Teens.
This program is proven to improve literacy skills and is a ton of fun!
Space Limited; Sign up Now!
10 hours=minimum commitment,
20 hours = a free lanyard,
30 hours=a free T-shirt,
40=invitation to Breakfast of Champions
More information: Contact Jan E.V.W. Hanson, youth services librarian, at 442-5323, or email her at email@example.com.
DRAFT 2013 Annual Plan for HOME and CDBG Available for Public Comment
The City has issued a draft plan for 2013 HOME and CDBG activities which is now available for public comment through June 12. The 2013 Annual Plan Draft can be reviewed on the City’s website at http://www.mylongview.com/communitydev/cdbg.html under Important Links. The plan also summarizes all HOME and CDBG projects from 209 through 2012. 2013 HOME and CDBG activities and plan information can be viewed online.
Comments by E-mail will be accepted sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please title the Subject Line: “Comment for the Draft 2013 Annual Plan.”
For more information about the Draft 2013 Annual HOME (HOME Investment Partnership Program) & CDBG (Community Development Block Grant) Plan please call Julie Hourcle’, Longview Community Development at 442.5081.