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The Taylorville Kiwanis Club heard about the many summer programs offered by the Taylorville Park District, during their weekly meeting Tuesday.

Long-time Recreation Director Bailey Hancock shared information on the Manners Park Pool which openes this Saturday, along with Chautauqua Nights, Kids Day Camp, the Kids are Kids Dances, the monthly senior lunch program, and baseball and softball leagues going on at the many diamonds.

Hancock told Kiwanis members that the Manners Park Pool is busy from 7 in the morning til 10 at night, between the local swim team, swimming and junior lifeguard lessons, water aerobics, water Zumba, and pool hours open to the public.

Free admission is being offered during Pepsi Nights June 13th, July Eleventh, and August First, from 7 to 9 in the evening.

Hancock said the first of 2 Chautauqua Nights will be held under the Chautauqua Auditorium in Manners Park June 23rd from 5 til 8 in the evening.  The free event includes music from the band “Home by Eleven”, along with 3 bounce houses, food and drinks.

Kids Day Camp always fills to the 50 student capacity each summer, says Hancock, and the Kids are Kids Special Needs Dances each month in the Manners Park dining hall are always popular.

3 guests attended Tuesday's Taylorville Kiwanis Club meeting.

Kiwanis members are reminded that next Tuesday's meeting will be held at Kiwanis Park, with a social hour at 5, and dinner at 6.  Kiwanis members, spouses, and guests are welcome.

The Taylorville Kiwanis Club is part of global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time.  Weekly meetings are held Tuesdays at noon at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium.  For information on the club, go to taylorvillekiwanis.com.

 
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