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Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation
400 College St, Grand Prairie, Texas 75050
July is «National Park & Recreation Month», and cities all across the US will be celebrating by participating in their city's activities hosted by their parks and recreation departments.
Join us in celebrating the joy of «play» and visit a park, our facilities, reap the benefits of our hundreds of programs, classes, initiatives, or events, and take enjoyment in all the ways you can have fun in Grand Prairie, Texas! #GrandFunGP
List of events:
1. The Recreation Centers’ Summer Camps are having a “Write Your Own Play” contest for all summer campers. The camper’s play who “wins” (based on the theme: Get Your Play On) will be performed at the center’s Theatre Dance Day July 19th at the Uptown Theatre 1:00 p.m.
2. Wednesday, July 19th 1:00 p.m. Uptown Theatre
Theatre Dance Day: Theme is “Get Your Play On”.
Approximately 300 campers from Grand Prairie Parks, Arts and Recreation Department will perform and exhibit the theatre, dance and fitness techniques they learned the first 6 weeks of camp.
ALL Songs will be related to play, how we “get our play on”
In between center performances, imaginative play will be discussed and selected campers will get to say what they want to be when they grow up.
3. Wednesday, July 5th
“Get Your Splash On” Campers will play at Hawaiian Falls Water Park
4. Thursday, July 6th
“Get Your Gardening On” Campers will play at the Summit Gardens for Intergenerational Gardening
5. Monday, July 10th
“Get Your eReading On” Campers will play at eReading
6. Wednesday, July 12th
“Get Your Safari On” Campers will play at the Ft Worth Zoo
7. Friday, July 14th
“Get Your Archery On” Campers will take part in Archery Camp
8. Monday, July 17th
“Get Your Health and Fitness On” Campers will take part in a health and fitness camp in partnership with Parkland Hospital
9. Tuesday, July 25th- 27th
“Get Your Outdoor Adventure On” Campers will take part in fishing, canoeing, kayaking and hiking camp at the Grand Prairie Parks, Arts and Recreation Department’s Loyd Park
This month is in coordination with the National Park and Recreation Association (NRPA).
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