Activities underway at community center

The Sunnyside Community Center is now open to the public for the summer.

Activities for all ages are planned, including a Pride in Sunnyside event tomorrow night, Wednesday, which features a free dinner.

The Pride in Sunnyside event starts tomorrow at 6 p.m. with a free dinner for the community followed by games intended to help residents get better acquainted. The evening wraps up with an ice cream social.

Child care services will be provided.

"It's a way to bring the community together to celebrate Sunnyside," Lisa Fairbairn of Sunnyside's Promise said of tomorrow night's program.

She said it is the first event put together by a Community Advisory Committee that is part of Sunnyside's Promise.

The fun at the community center isn't just tomorrow night, though, as the following activities will be taking place Monday through Friday all summer long:

10 to 11:30 a.m.

Music, sports camp, arts and crafts, read to succeed and exploration Sunnyside for ages 3 to 5 accompanied by a parent.

9 to 11:30 a.m.

Games, history of Sunnyside, boot camp, book club, sports camp, arts and crafts, creative writing for ages 6 to 11.

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Free lunch for ages 1 to 18 at South Hill Park provided by the Sunnyside School District. Free time and outside activities provided.

12:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Teen talk, child care training courses, physical games, Mr. Fix it, sports training and Sunnyside 101 for ages 12 to 17.

Future activities this summer include family Bingo night, coffee and conversation, monthly movie night, casino family night, Club CC, Zumba and open gym.

The Sunnyside Community Center is located at 1521 South First Street.


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