City parks offer after-school programs

DOWNEY - Children ages 6-12 can attend free after-school programs offered by the city at select parks.The program, titled "A Safe Place to Play" is offered Monday through Friday from 3-6 p.m. at Apollo, Dennis the Menace, Furman, Golden and Rio San Gabriel parks. Kids can play games, complete their homework and participate in other activities conducted by a recreation leader. Homework help is offered Monday through Thursday. The program is free but registration is required. Parents can register their kids at participating parks weekdays between 3-6 p.m. For more information, call (562) 904-7238.

********** Published: September 6, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 21