Valentine’s Day Classes and Events Roundup 2014

heartsValentine’s Day Card Workshop
For ages 5-12 years
Make a Valentine’s Day card for that special valentine in your life! We will even make a special box for all of the valentines that you receive from other people. All you have to do is bring a shoe box and we will have a heart filled wonderful time! Fee: $8 Resident/$9 Non-resident, Registration Deadline: Jan. 31, Event date: Thursday, Feb. 6, 6-7 p.m., Osage Centre.

Valen”Teen” Dance
Join us on Feb. 7 for the Valen”Teen” Dance, held at the Shawnee Park Center from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sixth through eighth grade students are invited for a night of dancing and fun, with a live DJ and concessions. Entry is $5 per person, and tickets will be on sale beginning Feb. 3. Parents must fill out and sign a dance waiver form for their child to participate, without exception, which is available at The event’s casual dress code will be strictly enforced. Dance chaperons include Parks and Recreation Department and Cape Girardeau Police Department staff. For more information, call the Shawnee Park Center at 573-339-6731.

February Monthly Dance
The February Monthly Dance takes place from 7-10 p.m. on Feb. 13 at the A.C. Brase Arena. Come relax, socialize, and dance to some great music from Country Generation. There will be a big dance floor, plenty of seating and concessions available. Admission is $4 per person.

S.T.A.R. Sweetheart Dance
Special Therapeutic Activities in Recreation is hosting a free Sweetheart Dance for all ages on Feb. 20 at the 4-H Exhibit Hall in Cape Girardeau. Special Therapeutic Activities in Recreation, or S.T.A.R., is a program hosted by the Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department giving people of all ages with special needs the chance to participate in recreational programming. Anyone with varying degrees of developmental delays, mental and physical disabilities, learning disabilities, behavior disorders, emotional difficulties, and hearing or visual impairments may participant in any S.T.A.R. event. Pre-registration is required by calling the Parks and Recreation Department at 573-339-6340.

fa-daFather/Daughter Dance: Wild & Crazy About You
Fathers and daughters are invited to dance and play the night away at the “Wild & Crazy About You” Father/Daughter Dance on Feb. 22, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Osage Centre. Dads and daughters of all ages are invited. Registration by Feb. 16 for $25 per couple and $8 per each additional daughter. Late registration is available from Feb. 17-21 for additional fees. Participants will have the option of purchasing a five by seven inch commemorative photo, and refreshments will be available. For more information, please call 573-339-6340.