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Evening dance

C.C. Collier will provide the music as members of the senior community mix, mingle and dance beginning at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the Dorothy Powell Senior Center. Admission is $5 per person.

Family night at CRC

A family night is planned at the Community Recreation Center on Friday, Sept. 13, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The event features crafts and cool treats in the Community Room. Preregistration cost: CRC members are free, non-members are $3. Day-of cost is $5 for members and non-members.

Doggie Dive-In

The annual doggie dive-in, in which dogs splash in the city pool, is from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, at Palm Island Family Aquatic Park, 1115 N. Brown Ave. Admission is $2 per dog. Humans are admitted free of charge. Only dogs will be allowed in the water.

Eat Smart, Be Active

For those who want to eat healthier, the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension offers a series of classes at the Community Recreation Center that will help people discover how to make healthier food choices, add more physical activity and to prepare simple and healthy recipes. Classes are on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. or Wednesdays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Classes are free, but registration is encouraged.

Senior Karaoke Sing-Along

The Dorothy Powell Senior Center will host Karaoke Sing-Along for its members on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. For more information, call 520-421-8760.

Youth Basketball

Registration for the Youth Basketball League is now open. This is a non-competitive, fundamental league focusing on fun, sportsmanship and team play. There are three divisions of play: Rookie for ages 7-8, Junior for ages 9-11 and Pro for ages 12-14. The Rookie and Junior divisions play on Saturdays and the Pro Division plays on Thursdays. League play begins on Dec. 14. The fee is $50 per player.

After-school program

The Len Colla Recreation Center, 1105 E. Fourth St., offers a free after-school program for those ages 5-17. This supervised drop-in program offers homework time, a full-court basketball gymnasium, game room, video games and computer lab. The after-school program runs from Aug. 5 through May 22.

Tiny Tumbling

Little ones will learn age-appropriate fundamentals of tumbling including forward and backward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, round-offs and more in a class for those ages 3 to 5.

Pom Fundamentals, Cheer and Dance

This class is for those ages 8 to 13 who are interested in cheer and dance. Participants will work on stretching, motion drills, center work, across-the-floor movement, choreography and combinations. This is a fun class with a week-to-week curriculum.

Creative arts for kids with special needs

Students will explore a variety of media as they experiment with drawing, painting and sculpture. This class is intended for children with special needs between the ages of 4 and 11. Classes are held each Tuesday beginning Oct. 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost is $15 for CRC members and $18 for non-members.

The Community Services Department is located at the Community Recreation Center, 1905 N. Peart Road. For information, call 421-8677 or email To get all the latest updates on all things recreation in Casa Grande, follow it on Facebook and Instagram

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