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Need a new way to get moving? Rosewood Arts Centre Facility Coordinator, Claire Dorothy Zook , previously performed professionally as a freelance dancer around the world, and is now a local dance instructor. She put together a fun dance activity to help you get active, and most importantly, have some fun! (Check out Claire's helpful...

Rosewood Gallery Coordinator, Paula Wilmot Kraus, provided this awesome DIY Camera Obscura project. This fun activity is part-art and part-science, just in time for International Pinhole Day on April 26! Camera obscura, which is Latin for dark chamber, is the basis for all modern cameras. You will need: Box: (cereal box works great) Tape: black electrical...

Art From Home! Need a way to keep the creativity flowing at home? Rosewood is here for you! Check this page regularly for new art activities that can be done from the comfort and safety of your own house. Making art is more important than ever right now. Studies have shown that taking time to...

Here's a fun art activity you can do at home, provided by our Cultural Arts Division Manager, Shayna V. McConville! Needing a break from screens and desiring a hands-on activity, I created a fun and easy artwork using materials found around the house. I picked up one of my favorite books, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, and...

*Please note that all playgrounds and the Rob Dyrdek/DC Skate Plaza are closed.* Additional Resources for Coronavirus 2019 https://www.cdc.gov/ https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/home https://www.phdmc.org/  

Tour Rosewood's Virtual Gallery! Mark Flake, Monsters and Cars and Arthur Kettner, Projection of Power This exhibition has been extended through May 17, 2020. Take a virtual tour of the exhibition through these short videos, or enjoy the exhibition images below!

Update 3/15/2020 3:30 p.m. PLEASE VISIT www.ketteringoh.org AND CHECK OUR SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLETS FREQUENTLY AS INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OFTEN. Beginning at 5:00 p.m., on Monday, March 16, all parks, recreation and arts facilities will close until at least April 30, pending future directives from City or Government officials. Voting polls at the Charles...

Update 3/20/2020 PLEASE VISIT www.ketteringoh.org AND CHECK OUR SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLETS FREQUENTLY AS INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OFTEN. All parks, recreation and arts indoor facilities are closed until at least April 30, pending future directives from City or Government officials. The City of Kettering is following guidance from the State of Ohio, Public Health...

Update 3/20/2020 PLEASE VISIT www.ketteringoh.org AND CHECK OUR SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLETS FREQUENTLY AS INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OFTEN. All parks, recreation and arts indoor facilities are closed until at least April 30, pending future directives from City or Government officials. Parks are open, please see www.playkettering.org/covid19parks for guidelines to stay safe while playing outside....

If you’re like most people, you might have spent more time indoors this winter, eagerly awaiting the arrival of spring. Since this is Ohio, we can’t really ever be sure if it has truly arrived, but it’s safe to say it’s near. As you and your family venture out more this time of year, take...

Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Community Survey Drawing Rules Survey awards are open to all City of Kettering Residents who are invited and complete and submit a PRCA Community Survey via the postcard or e-mailed link sent to residents by Wright State University Applied Policy Research Institute. Each individual survey invitee has one chance to...

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