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  • MIx It Up Cooking

    This unique hands-on cooking program is designed for children who love to cook, bake and want to have fun learning new recipes! Together with friends, children will gain new cooking skills and learn how to use different utensils, while also learning to measure, chop, bake, cut, share ideas, and create recipes on their own. Culinary techniques will be developed, create new foods, and make new friends! In addition to cooking, your child will participate in interactive structured games, crafts and activities. Your child will have a blast creating and eating their own masterpieces! Kids at every level have the opportunity to be a chef
  • Drive-In Trunk or Treat: Hocus Pocus (PG)

    Join us as we celebrate Halloween by coming together at the Pepper Pike Learning Center to watch Hocus Pocus! Halloween trivia, treat bags, a costume contest, and glow sticks galore will surely provide fun for people of all ages. As an added bonus, we will have Orange Community Education & Recreation staff members and Orange Early Childhood teachers greet you as you drive thru "OCER Alley", a fun path with decorated trunks to be voted on by you! Proceeds generated from concessions and 50/50 raffle tickets will benefit the Orange Community Education & Recreation Scholarship Fund, we thank you in advance for your support. Special thank you to our sponsor Waterway Carwash for heling to make this event possible! Movie Details: Hocus Pocus runs for 1 hour and 36 minutes. Movie will begin shortly after at dusk. Movie Synopsis: After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani and their new friend, Allison. After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil comical witches. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches' book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal. Parental Guidance Rating Warning: This movie is rated PG. Some material may not be suitable for children, parental guidance is suggested. COVID-19 Safety Guidelines at the Drive-In Purchase tickets online for contactless check-in upon arrival. Restrooms are open at the Pepper Pike Learning Center, masks must be own while inside the building. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Practice social distancing to stay safe while at the Drive-In. If you chose to sit outside your vehicle in lawn chairs, stay with members of your party. Want to be Part of the Fun? If you would like to be involved, please consider making a donation of candy for our treat bags! Drop-off your generous donation before Monday, October 25 at the Pepper Pike Learning Center between 8:30-5:00pm, Monday thru Friday. Any $50 donation or 1,000+ peanut free treats will allow local businesses and community organizations to include flyers, giveaways or branded items in treat bags. Orange Community Education & Recreation is a part of the Orange City School District. We are prohibited from distributing political literature, materials or other forms of campaign collateral on campus. Orange Community Education & Recreation has final discretion on all items included in treat bags. Contact Jennifer Kempert via email at with any questions. More Information & Rules of the Drive-In Tickets to the Drive-In are sold per vehicle and are general admission. There is no assigned parking available. There is no guarantee which vehicle you will be parked next to when arriving. We are not able to accommodate special requests for parking. In the event of inclement weather, the date and time may be subject to change. Movies are typically rain or shine. If there is a severe weather event that causes us to cancel and not reschedule the movie, your tickets will be refunded to you. No smoking is permitted on campus. Outside food and beverage are allowed. However, no alcohol is permitted. During the pre-show, we will instruct you to tune your FM radio to a station that will allow you to enjoy the movie from the comfort of your vehicle. We ask for you to stay with your vehicle unless purchasing concessions or using the restroom. You must park your vehicle where the parking attendant directs you. If you are directed to park facing forward, please plan accordingly on how many people can sit in your vehicle and view the screen while parked facing forward. It is our goal to make sure everyone has the best view possible for the movie. Only in the last two rows of the parking lot may a vehicle park nose in and open their hatch to view the movie. These spots are first come-first served. Once filled, all other vehicles will be parked facing forward towards the screen, and your hatch will not be permitted to be open. All lights must be off on your vehicle, including your parking lights. Please check your vehicle prior to arrival. If your vehicle requires a tow or AAA service, service vehicles will not be allowed into the Drive-In until after the movie has ended. Orange Community Education & Recreation has final discretion on all policies. Thank you for your compliance.
  • Ho Ho Home with Santa!

    Back by popular demand! Experience the magic of Santa in your front yard by reserve your family's own personal visit with Santa! After traveling from the North Pole, Santa will stop by your home for a picture while also delivering a present for the family which will get even the toughest Grinch into the holiday spirit! NEW THIS YEAR: Registration is available in two hour increments, please make sure you are home during the entire 2 hour window (visit is approximately 10 minutes) so you don’t miss Santa and his Elves!
  • School's Out Specials

    No school? Have no fear, Orange Rec is here! Students in grades K-5 will join us for a day filled with laughter, fun and friends. Days will be filled with so many activities ranging from cooking, sports, arts & crafts, games, special guests and even at times, field trips! BONUS: No need to pack a lunch, we will have something yummy provided while observing all dietary restrictions. Additional details concerning scheduled activities and lunches will be announced via email to all registered families one week prior to the special PLEASE NOTE THE NOVEMBER 22, 2021 SCHOOL'S OUT SPECIAL HAS BEEN CANCELED. MORELAND HILLS ELEMENTARY WILL NOW HAVE A FULL SCHOOL DAY OFF AND WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCOMODATE A FULL DAY PROGRAM.