The new Scarborough Community Center space allows for the return of old programs and the addition of new ones. Courtesy photo

SCARBOROUGH — Scarborough Community Services has numerous new events happening including the new Teen Advisory Board for middle school students grades six through eight, youth movement classes and the return of a pre-school program.

The Teen Advisory Board meet one Friday a month, during which students share what programs, events and trips they would like to see offered.

Upcoming events include a Valentine’s Day craft night on Feb. 11 and a teen movie night on March 18. Every teen night includes a pizza dinner and drinks. Preregistration for all events is required. Parents can register their child online, on the phone or in person. For teen events there is a $15 processing fee which is for trips over $30 and $5 for trips under $30.

The new youth movement class for ages 3 and up allow kids to be introduced to various activities including gymnastics, yoga, dance, music, rhythm, games and more. During each weekly session, the class will focus on coordination, balance, flexibility, strength and spatial awareness. An upcoming classes for children ages 3 through 5 will take place Fridays, Jan. 28 through March 18, 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and cost is $100 per session. Classes for ages 5 and up will also take place Fridays, Jan. 28 through March 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. this class is also $100 per session. A parent or guardian must accompany children ages 3 through 5. Parents can register for class through the Scarborough Community Service center at https://bit.ly/3Hg0sDa

The community center was also able to bring back the Plover Pre-school Program last September after the center was moved to its new location. The program is now open for children ages 3 1/2 to 5 years old. The program includes the option for free school lunch and extended hours from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday. The program is $195 per a week; it is CCSP eligible and financial assistance is also available. Parents wanting to sign their child up can reach out to the Community Center. Contact the Community Service Office to schedule a tour, complete registration, or ask general questions
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More information is available on the Scarborough Community Service Facebook or the Town of Scarborough website. https://www.scarboroughmaine.org/departments/community-services/ 

Due to changes being made daily due to the COVID-19 surge there is now a digital brochure that keeps up to date with new CDC information which can be found at https://www.scarboroughmaine.org/departments/community-services/brochures/. Programs, trips and activities are also included to make signing up for those events easier to sign up for.

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