MONROE — The Parks and Recreation Department will offer movies, baseball, camps and camp sites.

Blue Wave Drive-In Movies will show “Shark Tales” at 8 p.m. Friday, August 9, at Wolfe Park’s Great Hollow Lake, 454 Purdy Hill Rd.

Participants can bring their favorite snacks, blankets and chairs and set up starting at 7 p.m.

This is a community event and children must be supervised by adults.

Monroe residents may attend for free with a valid park sticker and non-residents are welcome with a $10 per vehicle fee.

There will be motor coach transportation to Yankee Stadium to see the Bronx Bombers take on the Bosox leaving at 9:45 a.m. Saturday, August 3, from Monroe Town Hall.

Reservations are required and may be made at

The Parks and Recreation Department is selling Good Any Day Tickets for Lake Compounce, Six Flags and the Connecticut Science Center.

Tickets are only sold in the office and not online.

Those who would like tickets can call 203-452-2806 to ensure availability.

Mad Science summer camps and vacation programs give kids entering grades 1 to 6 the opportunity to learn about science through interactive and hands-on science activities at Jockey Hollow Middle School.

The program runs from 9 a.m. to noon August 12 to 16.

TechStars by Computer Explorers – Dimension Builder: Java Coding in Minecraft is a camp for ages 8 to 12 and explores the fundamentals of Java Programming by creating a new world in the popular game Minecraft.

Campers will use a Java IDE kit to create a portal in order to enter a new dimension complete with a new biome and a pet dragon from 9 a.m. to noon August 12 to 15 at Jockey Hollow Middle School.

ArtSmart! Studio – Abstract Adventures is for children age 8 to 14 and is designed to encourage exploration of abstract art.

Participants will create art in a variety of mixed media from 9 a.m. to noon August 5 to 9 at the studio, 152 Lynn Dr.

New this year and weather permitting, one workshop day will be spent creating art along the walking trails at Great Hollow Lake.

Details are available by emailing Kathy Vincent

Skyhawks – Volleyball is a coed program for ages 10 to 14 and is designed for the beginner to intermediate player.

All aspects of the game are taught through drills and exercise that focus on passing, setting, hitting and serving.

The volleyball staff will assist each athlete in developing fundamental skills through game-based drills and daily scrimmages aimed at developing the whole player.

This camp includes pool time three days a week from 9 a.m. to noon August 5 to 9 at Wolfe Park, 285 Cutlers Farm Rd.,

Summer Tennis Camp offers weekly sessions at the Wolfe Park Tennis Courts where participants will learn a different stroke daily.

Children can either participate in a cross-training component or an optional pool break.

USTA 10 and under tennis Match Play, designed for the junior player, will be played on a modified court with tennis balls designed for their specific skill level and will provide players with an opportunity to play real tennis and learn the rules of the game.

The camp will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. August 5 to 8 and August 12 to 15.

Camping is available at Webb Mountain Park through noon on November 1.

Permits are issued in the office between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday to anyone 18 years and older.

Additional information and online program registration at

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