Upcoming Salida Recreation Events and Classes for November 2016

NOVEMBER IS MEDICAL/HEALTHCARE STAFF/ADMINISTRATORS MONTH! All medical/healthcare staff, support and administrators can bring in an employment badge or a current paystub or other proof of employment and swim FREE in the public pools all month long.

NOVEMBER TRAVELOGUE! Join Salida Recreation at the Salida Steamplant, Wed., Nov. 9 from 7-8:30pm, doors open at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $5/person and a cash bar is available with beer, wine and soft drinks. The Salida Recreation Travelogue series is a great way to see others' recreation related vacations and adventures without ever having to leave Salida. It is also a great way for those that do the traveling to share their experiences with their community. Travelogues are also a great way to get travel tips and ideas for YOUR next recreation vacation. TheNovember Travelogue features the Salida Circus and their visit to Amman, Jordan. Five members of Salida Circus spent 9 days in September sharing social circus programs throughout Amman, Jordan. They were invited by the family of former Prime Minister, Abdul Kareem Kabariti. The Salida Circus troupe experienced the customs, culture and kindness of this unique Middle Eastern country while joining in circus fun and proving, once again, that wherever you go in the world…kids are kids are kids!

JIVE AND DIVE! Our monthly middle school ONLY pool party will take place Friday, November 11 from 7-9pm. Cost is $5. No preregistration required.

AARP SMART DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM (formerly 55 Alive) class, will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. November 15, 2016, at the Community Room, Mt. Shavano Manor, 525 W. 16th St. in Salida. It is required that anyone attending bring their driver’s license to the class. All participants who drive to this program must park on the street as off street parking is reserved for residents of Mt. Shavano Manor. This is a defensive driving and safety review program designed especially for those who are 50 years old and older. It will qualify and/or renew state qualifications for an insurance discount for those who are 55 or older (state law). The classroom course costs only $15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers. Discount is per person for the member and spouse with proof of current AARP membership. Class size is limited to 20. Preregistration may be done by contacting Salida Recreation at 539-6738 up to 5:00 p.m. on November 14. Walk-in’s may register at the door if space is available.

CAKES AND COCKTAILS! Come learn the basics of cake decorating with a lively, informed and fun instructor, Christian Samora, at the Salida Steamplant Thursday, December 1 from 6-8pm. Cost is $30 per person, includes instruction, materials and first beer, wine or soft drink, 21+ only. MUST preregister by calling or in person at the Aquatic Center. No drop-ins due to equipment and supplies needed for each student.

For more information on any of these programs, please visit salidarec.com or call Lanette at 539-6738.

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