Family Programming

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Cookie Decorating

Have you ever wanted to learn how to decorate cookies like the pros? All you need are a few basic tips to help perfect cookie decorating with Royal Icing. Participants will learn how to outline and flood cookies that will WOW your family and friends. Everything will be provided for this class. Pre-Registration is required. For more information call 254.298.5690.

Course Number: 207205-01
Date: May 21
Day of the Week: Saturday
Time: 10:00-12:00pm
Cost: $10 per person
Location: Blackmon Community Center


Therapeutic Animal Day
Come and enjoy a day with animals from our local shelter and Tiny Hooves while also learning about how to understand and decrease stress and learn more about therapeutic animals.
Course Number: 600207-01
8+
May 7th
Saturday
12pm-3pm
Free
Location: Wilson Park Recreation Center

James Wilson Park Solstice Cleanup
Do you love your neighborhood? Are you looking for meaningful ways to give back to your community and enjoy the great outdoors? Join us for the Solstice Cleanup at James Wilson Park – our semi-annual beautification project. Please arrive 10 minutes early to sign in and get ready, gloves, trash bags, and trash pickers will be provided. All you need are comfortable shoes, a water bottle, and a positive attitude!
All Ages
June 4th   
Saturday
10am - 12pm
Free
Location – James Wilson Park

Family Fishing Extravaganza
Grab your fishing poles and gather the whole family for our Family Fishing Extravaganza! We will be stocking Miller Park pond with plenty of fish for everyone. This event is designed to teach families angler education, how to spool a spinning reel, how to cast, and how to hook that big fish of your dreams! Poles and bait will be provided on a first come first serve basis to participants. Light refreshments will also be served while supplies last.
All Ages
June 12th 
Sunday
6 – 11 am
Free
Location – Miller Park Pond and Pavilion

Game on Expo
Do you like Comics, Video Games, and Anime? Join us at the Wilson Park Recreation Center for our third annual GAME ON EXPO! Celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month with: Video Game Tournaments, Live Action Role Play, Costume Contests (please keep costumes family friendly) D&D Demonstrations, Arts and Crafts, and More! Call 254.298.5740 for more information!
All ages
July 16th
1 pm – 4 pm
FREE
Location: Wilson Park Recreation Center

Star Gazing Scavenger Hunt at Wilson Park
There’s nothing quite like the starry sky on a Texas summer night! Join us at James Wilson Park for our first ever Star Gazing Scavenger Hunt! We’ll provide telescopes but supplies are limited so please bring your own if you have one. We’ll spend the evening eating snacks, star gazing, and participating in a celestial scavenger hunt. Learn more about the constellations and have loads of fun with the whole family!
Course Number: 600207-11
All Ages
August 19th
Friday
8 – 11 pm
$10 per family
Location: Wilson Park Recreation Center

Back 2 School Showcase

Ready to start a brand new school year but looking for some fun, extracurricular or engaging opportunities? Join us for our annual Back 2 School Showcase where we’ll show you first hand all the upcoming events and activities from Temple Parks and Recreation! We’ll be serving up tasty snacks, crafts for the kiddos, and tons of great info for families! Backpacks with some school supplies will be available for the first 150 registrants on-site. Children MUST be present to receive their bag.
All Ages
August 6
Saturday
11 am – 1 pm
FREE
Location: Wilson Park Recreation Center

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