Adult Golf Clinics
Catamount Golf Center is offering group golf clinics. Proper grip, stance and swings will be covered. Join one or more as you progress through the skills and become a confident golfer. Instructor: Bill Boldwin, golf director. Ages 18 and up. Beginners and advanced beginners meet Tuesdays, June 21 to July 19, 6-7:30 p.m. Advanced beginners and intermediates meet Wednesdays, June 22 to July 20, 6-7:30 p.m. $140 per session.
Youth Golf Lessons
Catamount Golf Center is offering group lessons for children. Lessons will include developing a grip and set-up, full swing analysis and pitching, chipping and putting techniques. Basic rules and etiquette will also be taught.Instructor: Bill Boldwin, golf director. Ages 5-7, and adult presence is required. Tuesdays, July 12 to August 2, 4-4:45 p.m. Ages 8-11, Wednesdays, July 13 to August 3, 5-5:45 p.m. $80 per session.
Squirts Sports Camps
Soccer Squirts will introduce children to the game of soccer. Participants learn the fundamental skills of soccer through a program of structured activities, fun-based games and scrimmages. Instructors: U.S. Sports Institute staff. Ages 3-5, Monday-Friday, July 11-15, 5-6 p.m. $100.
Total Sports Squirts
Experience a new sport each day of the program. Participants have the opportunity to try lacrosse, soccer, basketball, t-ball, floor hockey, flag football, parachute games and more in a safe, structured environment. Instructors: U.S. Sports Institute staff. Ages 3-5, Monday-Friday, July 18-22, 5-6 p.m. $100.
For the July Fourth celebration, a schedule of events can be found on our website, willistonrec.org.
July 4, 10 a.m. If you or your group wants to take part in the parade, please fill out a Parade Entry Form, found on our website and return to the Recreation Office before June 24.
Firecracker 5K Fun Run
The Annual Firecracker 5K Fun Run will be held on Sunday, July 3 at 6 p.m. Registration opens at 5 p.m. at the Community Park near the restrooms, or pre-register on the American Cancer Society website at relayforlife.org/firecracker5kvt. All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life Nordic Style event. Questions? Contact Matthew Goldweber at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ice Cream Social
The Williston Historical Society will hold its traditional Ice Cream Social on July 3 at 7 p.m. It would appreciate community members’ help with two tasks.
1. Picking Strawberries: Meet at the Federated Church parking lot at 7 a.m. on Friday, July 1 to carpool to Paul Mazza’s gardens in Essex to pick strawberries. (In case of rain, it will be July 2).
2. Ice Cream Scoopers: Scooping begins at 6:45 p.m. on the town green and has two shifts of one hour each. Please contact Terry Macaig at email@example.com if you can help.
Great Escape Discount Tickets
Day tickets and parking passes are on sale at the Town Clerk’s office. Purchase in advance, save money, and there’s no line! Tickets are $39 each, regularly priced $58.99. Parking passes are $18 each, regularly priced $20. Tickets can be purchased Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Youth Fishing Clinic
This three-hour program includes: fish identification; parts of a rod; hooks, lures and bait and how to stay safe while fishing. Everything kids learn will be put to use as they get the opportunity to fish. Instructors: The Fly Rod Shop staff. Grades 1-8. Saturday, June 25, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. $40.
Summer Camp Highlights
Pastel Drawing: Ocean Life
Five, fun-filled days await campers as they explore ocean life and learn to draw and color with pastels. They will create detailed, pastel compositions focusing on a different ocean-themed subject. Instructors: Young Rembrandt staff. Coed, ages 6-12, Monday-Friday, July 18-22, 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. $130.
Pastel Drawing: Colorful Critters
Animal lovers rejoice. Campers will learn pastel drawing and texturing techniques to illustrate whimsical bees, a fanciful army of frogs, a striking owl and more artistic critters. Instructors: Young Rembrandt staff. Coed, ages 6-12, Monday-Friday, July 25-29, 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. $130.
Draw Monsters, Creatures and Creeps
Campers will learn to draw and cartoon monsters of all shapes, sizes and colors and complete a large composition. Instructors: Young Rembrandt staff. Coed, ages 6-12, Monday-Friday, July 18-22, 1-4:30 p.m. $130.
Explore the world of pirates with new drawing adventures. Pirates, treasure maps, sunken treasures, parrots, a pirate ship and more will be the inspiration for cartoon and realistic drawing techniques. Instructors: Young Rembrandt staff. Coed, ages 6-12, Monday-Friday, July 25-29, 1-4:30 p.m. $130.
Todd Goodwin is Williston’s recreation director. To learn more about the Williston Recreation and Parks Department, visitwillistonrec.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.