The City of College Station and Erika Ervin, Your Fitness Girl, have teamed up to offer FreeFit, a free community workout offered on Saturday’s, Jan. 11 through April 26 at 8:30 a.m. This 45-minute class, taught by Erika, a Certified Trainer will feature the ever-popular INSANITY workout. Open to all ages and fitness levels, participants will perform intervals of strength, power, resistance, and core training moves. No equipment or pre-registration is required. In lieu of a fee, monetary donations will be accepted to benefit the American Heart Association.Lincoln Recreation Center Gym
March 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29American Pavilion at Veterans Park
April 5, 12, 19 & 26
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 979.764.3486.
MOVIES IN THE PARK
Enjoy free, family-friendly movies from the City of College Station and Maroon Weekly.
March 7: Space Jam
April 4: E.T.
Admission is free. Gates open at 7 p.m. and the movie begins at 8 p.m. Guests may bring their own refreshments. Coolers must be 48 quarts or smaller. Alcohol, glass containers and pets are not allowed. Concessions will be available for purchase. For more information, visit cstx.gov/wolfpen or call 979.764.3486.
NEIGHBORHOOD FISHING PROGRAM
The College Station Parks & Recreation Department is hosting the Texas Parks & Wildlife Neighborhood Fishing Clinic on Saturday, March 15 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Stephen C. Beachy Central Park Pond
. Free to all ages, participants will learn family fisheries stewardship, how to tie lures, identify fish, and interpret state regulations.
Equipment will be provided, but participants can bring their own rod and reel, fly rod, cane pole or gear to participate. Individuals over 17 years old will need a valid fishing license with a freshwater endorsement to fish during the event. For more information, email email@example.com or call 979.764.3486.
HERSEY'S TRACK & FIELD GAMES
The HERSHEY’S Track and Field Games — an event for kids 9-14 years old that’s been hosted across the United States and beyond for more than 30 years — will be held at Merrill Green Stadium at Bryan High School
on May 17 at 10 a.m. Registration runs from March 17 to May 16.
The games are sponsored by The Hershey Company and co-hosted locally by parks and recreation departments from the cities of Bryan and College Station. The goal is to encourage physical fitness among youth and emphasize participation and sportsmanship.
Kids from across the Brazos Valley can sign-up at no cost in up to three of the following events: 50-meter dash, 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash, 400-meter dash, 4x100-meter relay, standing long jump and softball throw.
- Relay teams must be formed prior to the games.
- Age categories are as followed: 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14.
- Age is determined by how old the participant will be on Dec. 31, 2014.
Local winners will advance to the state final in Austin. Winners at that level may become eligible for competition at the North American Final held in Hershey, Penn.
There is no cost to participate, and you must register in person (a certified birth certificate is required) at either the Bryan Parks & Recreation Office or at Stephen C. Beachy Central Park. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 979.764.3486.
ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT
The Lincoln Recreation Center
will host its Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April 18 from 1-3 p.m. This free event will include face painting, food, games, music and more. The egg hunt is open to all children ages 10 and under.
For more information, email email@example.com or call 9.764.3779.
STARLIGHT MUSIC SERIES
Get ready to load up your coolers, blankets and lawn chairs for free entertainment during the City of College Station's Starlight Music Series at Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater.
May 3 – DEL CASTILLO, with guest Los Texmaniacs
May 24 – CODY JOHNSON, with guest Curtis Grimes
June 7 – MATT WERTZ, with Brad Cooper
Admission is free, gates open at 6 p.m. and the concerts begin at 7. Guests may bring their own refreshments, but glass containers are not allowed. Coolers must be 48 quarts or smaller. Refreshments and souvenir shirts will be on sale. Parking is available at Post Oak Mall, and handicap parking will be located off of Colgate Drive. For more information, including music samples from each artist, visit cstx.gov/starlight.
For more information call 979.764.3486 or visit Stephen C. Beachy Central Park Office, located at 1000 Krenek Tap Road in College Station.