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PEANUT CARNIVAL
THURSDAY AUGUST 11TH
The annual peanut carnival will be held on Thursday, August 11 at 6:00 PM at the Recreation Center. Booths, novelty games,shows and concessions all made by the playground participants and staff make for a fun evening. Peanuts are bought and used in place of money for each event. Please be aware that this is a peanut-free event!
Cost: Peanuts are $1 per bag or 3 bags for $2.00. Rain date is Friday, August 12. Don’t miss the biggest event of the summer.
This event is co-sponsored by the Monadnock Marauders and Keene Sentinel. There will be no late pick up at the playgrounds on this day!

BIG WHEEL RACE
THURSDAY AUGUST 11TH
Come down to The Recreation Center Raceway for our annual Big Wheel Race! Trophies and ribbons will be awarded. FREE registration at the Recreation Center for ages 3 to 8. Big Wheels are provided for the racers. This event is proudly sponsored by KPRD, Elm City Roller Derby, and the Keene Sentinel.

CHALLENGER SOCCER
STARTING AUGUST 15TH
KPRD & Challenger British Soccer present Soccer Camps for 2-12 year olds August 15th-19th at Fuller School Field. Sign up online before July 1st to receive a FREE Jersey.

FIRST KICK: Ages 2-3, $82
11:00 AM—12:00 PM

MINI SOCCER: Ages 4-5, $106
9:00 AM –10:30 AM

HALF DAY: Ages 6-12, $142
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Challenger Soccer is looking for host families. If interested, please contact Richard Lamoury at rlmaoury@challengersports.com. Host families will receive one freesoccer registration!

Register for this program online at www.challengersports.com. A late fee will apply after August 5th.

FALL YOUTH SOCCER
STARTING SEPTEMBER 5TH
A non-competitive youth soccer leagueorganized by the Recreation Center.
Age & Divisions: Teams will be grouped in three divisions based on grade: K-1, 2-3, 4-6. The season will last total of eight weeks. K-1 teams will play Monday and Wednesday evenings. 2-3 & 4-6 groups will play Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
Location: Wheelock Park
Cost: Resident $45.00, Non-Resident $60.00.Cost includes a uniform for each participant.

Registration forms can be found online at www.keeneparks.com or at the Recreation Center. We are accepting registrations as of June!

Volunteer: Our Youth Soccer league runs off Volunteer Coaches! If interested in coaching please contact Meghan Spaulding.

Deadline: Registrations will be accepted until Wednesday,August 31st at 5:00 PM.

CARDINAL LEAGUE
STARTING SEPTEMBER 5TH
KPRD is proud to announce the start of a middle school soccer league. This is a noncompetitive youth league.
Age & Divisions: Children in grades 6-8
Location: Carpenter Street Field
Dates: This program will start the week of September 5th and run for 7 weeks.
Cost: Resident $45.00, Non-Resident $60.00. Cost includes a uniform for each participant.
Registration forms can be found online at www.keeneparks.com or at the Recreation Center. We are accepting registrations June!
Volunteer: Our Youth Soccer league runs off Volunteer Coaches! If interested in coaching please contact Meghan Spaulding.
Deadline: Registrations will be accepted until Wednesday, August 31st at 5:00 PM.

YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL
STARTING AUGUST 29TH
The NFL Flag Football Program is a part of the Play 60 movement. This league is a non-contact sport and is built to teach the children about the game of football.
Age & Division: Teams will be grouped into two divisions based on grade: K-3 and 4-6. The season will last for a total of eight weeks.
Location: Fuller Soccer Field
Cost: Resident $45.00, Non-Resident $60.00. Cost includes a uniform and flags for each participant. Registration forms can be found online at www.keeneparks.com or at the Recreation Center. We are accepting registrations now!
Volunteer: Our Youth Flag Football league runs off Volunteer Coaches! If interested in coaching, please contact Meghan Spaulding.
Deadline: Registrations will be accepted until Thursday, August 18th at 5:00 PM. Late fees will apply after this date.