Summer Fun for Everyone

The City’s Parks & Community Services, the Watsonville and Freedom Libraries and the Public Works & Utilities have something for everyone this summer!

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Do you enjoy reading?  Then the Watsonville and Freedom Libraries have the perfect activity for you. It’s this summer’s Reading Program, “Read to the Rhythm.” This year’s theme is musically motivated so whether you are modeling good reading habits to your children, or just interested in learning something new, there is no better time to gather, learn and celebrate at the Watsonville Public Library than this summer! Fun activities and opportunities to read great books and earn great prizes are waiting for you!

Join us for the kickoff party on Saturday, June 6th from 1-3 at the Main Library. The summer reading program will be from June 6th through July 24th. For information call 768-3400.

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Have fun and get fit with Parks & Community Services’ summer activities. Camp WOW Summer DayCamp offers children ages 5 to 12 the opportunity to have fun, make friends and discover new adventures! Participants will enjoy a variety of games, crafts and field trips that will keep them engaged, learning and building positive relationships!

If getting fit and learning to live a healthier lifestyle is for your child, then The Get Out, Get Fit Youth Camp for ages 10 to 15 is the activity for them! Sports, field trips and nutrition workshops are some of the activities they will participate in that will help them gain the confidence and knowledge to live a healthier lifestyle.

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Feel safe in the Water! Swim lessons for kids and adults of all ages and skill levels are offered through the Aquatics Program.  If you just want to have fun in the water, then you can enjoy open recreational swim. For information or to register call 768-3240.

You can find nature and education in the Public Works Conservation Programs offered this summer. Beginning July 11th the Nature Center will offer a Free Saturday Drop-in Program from 12 to 3 pm. Art, science, playing conservation games and experiencing live animals are just a few of the activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For information call 768-1622.

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Want to use your brain and hands? Then come create, build and learn at our Science Workshop Drop-in Program for ages 7 and up. For locations and hours call 768-3256.

The “Creeks to Sea” Program for ages 8-12 will study local ecosystems during field trips to Corralitos Creek, the redwood forest, Pinto Lake, beaches and more. Space is limited but parents are welcome. Call 768-3107 to register.

Come and tour the Watsonville Wastewater Recycling Plant and learn where your wastewater goes and how the City cleans and recycles it! Tours are limited to 15 participants, ages 8 and up. For dates or to register call 768-3107.

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Keeping Up With Watsonville

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National Trails Day: June 6. Bring family & friends to explore the Wetlands, do trail and wetland clean-ups and plant native plants. Call 768-1622.

PAL Program: Watsonville Police Activities League offers a variety of activities: Golf, Little Kickers, Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Aikido, Cadets Program, Girly-Girl Kickboxing, Judo, Self-Defense, Basketball and a Mentoring Program. Call 763-4146 for information.

Second Saturdays: Historical aircraft display on the second Saturday of each month from 8am to 4pm at Watsonville Municipal Airport. Call 768-3575 for information.

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