Recreation Programs & Events

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Upcoming: 

Summer Playground – NOW ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS!

*** Very limited space remaining at Lehr Park ***

Locations: Dover Community Park (2481 W. Canal Rd.) or Lehr Park (3700 Davidsburg Rd.)

Ages:  5-12 (5 year olds must have completed kindergarten)

Time:  9am-12noon – June 19-July 28 (Mon-Fri) No camp on 7/4 or 7/26

Cost: $60 Dover Township Residents/$75 non-residents (Total cost for full six weeks)

**Early Drop Off:  8:30am – additional $15**

Registration form:  Summer Playground Reg. 2017

 

Preschool Playground – Registration is CLOSED – program is full.  Please contact us if you would like to add your child to our waitlist.

 

Public Night Sky Viewing

Friday, June 30   Lehr Park  9-10pm

Come out and learn more about those twinkling lights in the night sky!

 

Summer Concert Series – Spring Garden Band

Sunday, July 9   Gazebo Dover Community Park   6-8pm

Bring your lawn chair/blanket and enjoy this FREE concert.

 

Old Fashioned Carnival

Wednesday, July 26  Brookside Park 4-8pm

Join us for one of Dover Township’s annual traditions!  Remember days of yore with fun activities and games!  And the prices will make you think of days gone by, too.  Don’t forget to find a Carnival favorite – Funnel Cake!  The Emigsville Band will be on hand to assist us with the Cakewalk in the Carousel.  Look for future announcements for NEW activities.

 

Summer Concert Series – Brodbecks Band

Sunday, August 13   Gazebo Dover Community Park   6-8pm

Bring your lawn chair/blanket and enjoy this FREE concert.

 

Back to School Movie Night – The Secret Life of Pets

Saturday, August 26  Lehr Park – dusk  FREE

Bring your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the movie!  Donations are appreciated.

 

Movie Night – Star Wars – The Force Awakens

Saturday, September 9  Lehr Park – dusk  FREE

Bring your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the movie!  Donations are appreciated.

 

Cooking Classes—Dover Township 2017

Please note:  Common food allergens may be present.  Please bring dietary concerns to the attention of Chef Laura at WhiskCulinaryServices@gmail.com prior to registering for class.  

Class sizes are limited, so please register early!

Please use the following form for any of the four cooking classes listed below:  Cooking class Reg. 2017

Pizza & Ice Cream – Li’l Kids Favorites Foods Class

Pizza and ice cream are popular treats for most children, so letting them make their own is sure to be a fun experience!  Kids will roll their own authentic pizza dough, and top it as they please with toppings we will prep in class.  Then onto the ice cream!  The class will prepare the mixture that forms the ice cream base and watch as it processes in the ice cream freezer.  We will make hot fudge sauce and fresh whipped cream, to boot!

Instructor:  Laura Cochran, Chef/Owner, Whisk Culinary Services
Day/Date:  Tuesday, September 19, 2017    Time:  6 – 7:45 p.m.
Location:  Community Room – 3700 Davidsburg Rd.  Ages:  5 -7 years

Cost:  $38~ (Includes all supplies) Dover or West Manchester residents.  Non-residents add $5.

Beyond Basic Baking

Who doesn’t love capping off a meal with a delectable dessert?  This class is appropriate for anyone who wants to expand on their baking skills, even beginners, as we will work together in a hands-on capacity to prepare Snickerdoodle Cookies, Grand Marnier Soufflé, apple dumplings, a citrus meringue pie, and the ultimate chocolate cake!

Instructor:  Laura Cochran, Chef/Owner, Whisk Culinary Services
Day/Date:  Thursday, September 21, 2017   Time:  6-9 p.m.
Location:  Community Room – 3700 Davidsburg Rd.  Ages:  16 – Adult

Cost:  $49~ (Includes all supplies) Dover or West Manchester residents.  Non-residents add $5.

Fun Food MashUps

Come join this culinary class where we prepare some fun and delicious foods keeping with the culinary trend of mixing and matching different foods to create something new!  Some of our fun foods will be Baked Potato Soup, Porcupine Meatball Sliders with Cranberry Ketchup, Chicken and Waffles, and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes.  Bring an apron if desired!

Instructor:  Laura Cochran, Chef/Owner, Whisk Culinary Services

Day/Date:  Tuesday, October 3, 2017   Time:  6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Location:  Community Room – 3700 Davidsburg Rd.  Ages:  10 – 15 years

Cost:  $45~ (Includes all supplies) Dover or West Manchester residents.  Non-residents add $5.

Let’s Bake ~ Desserts with Autumn Flair!  A Parent & Child Class

Looking to steal the show this holiday season by making delicious desserts and tempting treats?  Non-competitive parent and child teams will prepare Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake Cupcakes, Cinnamon Spice Baby Bundt Cakes with Maple Glaze, No-Bake Apple Pie Bites, and Butterscotch Haystack Cookies, under the guidance of Chef Laura.  You may take your baked goods with you!  Team registrants should include one child, aged 8+, and one parent/guardian.  Please note:  additional childcare will not be provided.

Instructor:  Laura Cochran, Chef/Owner, Whisk Culinary Services
Day/Date:  Saturday, October 21, 2017   Time:  9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location:  Community Room – 3700 Davidsburg Rd.
Cost:  $69~/per team (Includes all supplies) Dover or West Manchester residents.  Non-residents add $5.