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Beginner Archery
Did you know archery is one of the oldest arts still practiced today? Learn proper techniques and explore archery opportunities in North Port. Parents, grandparents, and adults are welcome. All equipment is provided.
Age: 8 and up
Fee: $25 session
Schedule:  SA  9-9:45 a.m.  10/6-10/27 or 11/3-11/24
Location: Mullen Center

Archery Group Lessons
This class will focus on archery safety, skills and drills. Participants will learn archery form, range rules, shooting techniques, scoring & competition, and etiquette. Minimum of 8 participants. All equipment is provided.
Age: 6 and up                    
Fee: $5 per class per participant
Schedule:  SA  By appointment
Location: Mullen Center

Rec on Wheels
Parks & Recreation is going out into the community and encouraging kids to come out and play! Each month we will be at a different location with a city vehicle full of activities and games. Rec on Wheels is offered on a drop-in basis; child care is not provided. Program will not be held during inclement weather.
Age: All                              
Fee: Free
Day: W                              
Time: 5-6 p.m.
Date: 9/19
Location: Dallas White Park
Date: 10/17                     
Location: Blue Ridge Park
Date: 11/21             
Location: McKibben Park

Brown Bag Lunch Gardening Series
Presented by the Sarasota County Extension Service Master Gardener Program and the City of North Port, the Brown Bag Lunch Series provides lunchtime learning. Bring your own lunch. For more information, visit Sarasota.ifas.ufl.edu. Registration accepted at www.EventBrite.com.
Age: All                              
Fee: Free
Day: TH                             
Time: 12-1 p.m.
Location: Garden of the Five Senses
Date: 10/18        Vegetable Gardens
Date: 11/15        New to Florida

Wild Side of North Port School Programs
The Wild Side of North Port School Programs are an excellent resource for school groups, scout troops, daycares and homeschool groups. Programs help students develop a deeper understanding and appreciation of the natural world while interacting in a natural setting and having fun.  Each program includes a game or hands on project with a variety of activities that will lead to discoveries in nature.
To schedule a program, call the George Mullen Activity Center at (941) 240-8120 at least three weeks in advance of the date desired.
Age: K-5
Fee: $54 per group (up to 18); $3 addl. student
Schedule: Various
Date: By appointment