Beginning Saturday, June 1st, discover "A Universe of Stories" at Yuma County Libraries during the 2019 summer reading program! Visit any library to participate. All ages welcome. Summer Reading programs and activities will be held through Saturday, July 13th, 2019. Special guests include wild life expert , Wild Man Phil and Arizona Rick, the Balloon Cowboy! All programs are FREE! For more information and a calendar of events, visit your local library or go to yumalibrary.org.
Summer Feeding Program
Yuma Union High School District will continue providing meals for local children this summer. Through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Summer Food Service Program, which YUHSD implemented in 2001, any child under 18 can participate for free. There are no income or registration requirements. All food must be consumed on-site.
The Summer Feeding Program is available from June 3rd – July 19th.
Main Library, MON-FRI 11:30am-1:00pm (lunch); 1:05pm-1:30pm (snack)
San Luis Library, TUES-FRI 11:30am-1:00pm (lunch); 1:05pm-1:30pm (snack)
Antelope Union High School District, in collaboration with the Roll & Dateland libraries, will provide free sack lunches for children. Adults may purchase a sack lunch for $2, but must have correct change. Lunches must be consumed on-site.
Every Wednesday & Friday from June 5th – July 12th
Roll Library, 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Every Tuesday & Thursday from June 18th – June 27th
Dateland Library, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Keep your kids active from 8am-1pm every Monday - Friday for June & July!
The YMCA is excited for our community partnership with Gila Vista Jr High School and Northstar to run Camp Club F.I.T (Fitness Initiative for Teens) for youths 10-14 yrs old or 5th-8th grade at Gila Visa Jr High. We are excited to offer low cost programs for kids who are too old for daycare, but still want a safe place to go to do something fun this summer. Their certified staff will keep your kids engaged with sports, arts or dance.
Each day opens with a free session from 8am-9am. Then your kids can pick a sport or arts option each day from 9am-11am. We will then walk over to McGraw for the free summer lunch program & return back to GVJHS for free open gym time from 11am-1pm. Kennedy pool opens at 1pm and would be perfect for your kids to enjoy after our programs. You can choose to sign up for only one class per day or sign up for all day/week long. This program is not licensed by AZDHS.
Club FIT is open to the public. There is low cost priority pricing for current GVJHS or McGraw students and kids who live within a mile and a half radius of the schools.
Session 1: June 10-June 26 Session 2: July 1- July 26
PRICING: Prices for classes are listed per session. If you are a Y member and want to sign up for Football, your price would be $15 for June & $20 for July.
YMCA Member Price / Non-YMCA Member Price / Priority Price: (GVJH & McGraw students and youth who live within a 1.5 mile radius)
Y-ACHIEVERS & OPEN LIBRARY:
Session 1: Free for all Session 2: Free for all
FOOTBALL, CHEER, BASEBALL/SOFTBALL,
DANCE & THEATER, SOCCER, ART :
Session 1: $15 Member / $35 Non / $3 Priority
Session 2: $20 Member / $45 Non / $5 Priority
BASKETBALL, VOLLEYBALL OR TUMBLE:
Session 1: $15 Member / $35 Non / $3 Priority Session 2 $15 Member / $35 Non / $3 Priority
Session 1: $25 Member / $55 Non / $5 Priority
Session 2: $25 Member / $55 Non / $5 Priority
OPEN GYM: Session 1: $5 Member / $10 Non / Free Priority Session 2: $10 Member / $15 Non / Free Priority
YOUTH & GOVERNMENT *MONDAYS (AGES 12-14): Session 1: Free for all Session 2: Free for all
REGISTRATIONS: ALL youth must be registered for their program options BEFORE arriving on site. To receive Priority pricing, must provide student ID or address verification.
LOCATION: GILA VISTA JR HIGH SCHOOL 2245 S Arizona Ave, Yuma, AZ 85365
Sign up today before we fill up!
Katelyn Canaday, Programs Lead
Trinity United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School June 17 - 21 6 pm to 8 pm. SHIPWRECKED, RESCUED BY JESUS!" Come with us and explore how Jesus can rescue us. Enjoy games, music, crafts, and snacks while learning that Jesus loves us and will always be there for us First night registration starts at 5:30 pm Theme is Shipwrecked Jesus will always rescue you. Ages 4 - 11. There will be a family potluck on Friday, the 21st. The whole family is invited. 3030 S 8th Ave, Yuma, Across from Palmcroft Elementary School.
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On Friday, June21st, the Main Library is hosting a Solar Viewing at 9 am. View the sun through the library's solar telescope and look through telescopes that have solar filters to observe sun spots, prominences, and flares,
These telescopes are provided by Friends of the Foothills Library. The main library is located at 2951 S 21st Drive. For more information call 928-782-1871.
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Youth Group at Christ Lutheran Church will hold it's annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser is to benefit them attending the National Youth Gathering in Minneapolis in July 11th - 15th. Friday, June 21, 2019 in the Activity Center. Tickets are $15. Choose your time: 4:30 pm dinner or 6 pm dinner. Christ Lutheran Church is located at 2555 S Engler Ave, Yuma, AZ. Call Church Office for ticket information 928-726-0773.
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Bounce On Over to the Get Air Trampoline Park, 3121 S 4th Ave, Yuma, Big Curve Shopping Center., Mention THE FREEDOM LIBRARY and GET AIR will donate a portion of all sales to The Freedom Library Education and Scholarship Program. Come jump up and down for Liberty!!!
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July 4th from 9:30 am - 11:30 am Come to the Freedom Library, 2035 S Arizona Ave, Yuma, AZ for an in-depth study of the Declaration of Independence, the document that is the reason for this celebrated day. Refreshments will be served. For more information: freedomlibrary.org
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A safe and family friendly way to celebrate our nation's independence, the All American BBQ and Fireworks Spectacular will take place starting at 6 pm, July 4th at the City's Desert Sun Stadium and Ray Kroc Sports Complex 36th Street and Ave A. Featuring American style family BBQ, refreshments, patriotic entertainment and activities for all ages, the 4th of July All American BBQ and Fireworks Spectacular costs just $1 per person admission, with children 3 and under admitted free of charge. Parking in the adjacent stadium/ Civic Center parking lot is free.
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August 20 and 22 from 6 - 8 pm Scholarship Classes begin at The Freedom Library. Don't miss out on a learning experience of a lifetime and give yourself an opportunity to earn a $1000 scholarship. Classes held at The Freedom Library, 2035 S Arizona Ave, Yuma. For more information : freedomlibrary.org