MARC is a low cost after school recreation service to Montevallo's youth, grades 6-12, that supports academics, healthy choices and cultural appreciation.
Our friend Oscar demonstrating the proper way to ride forward.
One of our students making a perfect mount.
Just a reminder, Developing Partnerships will be visiting MARC today with two of their ponies from 3:00-4:30pm. Stop by to say hi!
Thank you veterans for your service as the defenders of our great nation!
Good luck to all the students trying out for the soccer team today!
So this is MARC.
Next week's schedule:
Wednesday, Nov. 11th, MARC will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.
Thursday, Nov. 12th, from 3:00 pm-4:30 pm, our friends at Developing Partnerships have volunteered to bring two horses to our center to for the kids to meet and ride. Waiver forms will be sent home with students and will need to be returned to participate. Stop by for a picture and to say hello!
Our in-house artist design. :)
MARC had a visitor yesterday. :)
Be sure to come the the first MJCC bake sale from eight to twelve! Help us support the Montevallo Junior City Council!
Hope everyone's school year is off to a great start! MARC has had a few changes in the last month. We now have a membership rate of $15 a month. Payments can be made online at http://www.montevallorec.com. If families are having difficulties with that rate, contact us for information about MARC scholarships.
Tomorrow our music instructor will be providing information and conducting his first group lesson for those ready to begin at 3:00 pm. Lessons will cost $10 per session and will last 2.5 hours. Come see us, grab a flyer and learn more!
The City of Montevallo Parks & Recreation Department is committed to provide well-designed parks and recreation areas for the present and future needs of our citizens and visitors. It is our number one goal to continually assess the leisure pursuits of our patrons and to develop recreational program…
Welcome back to school! MARC will officially be open starting August 17th. Our hours are from 3:00-6:00pm.
MUSIC LESSONS AT MARC. MARC will have a music instructor providing group guitar and voice lessons this semester. If you're interested in participating, please contact City Hall or Allison Smith for more information and to register.
MARC is looking for afterschool volunteer tutors in English and science. If you'd be interested in volunteering or if you know someone who'd like to help, please contact either Shane Baugh or Allison Smith at City Hall, or one of Montevallo's MJCC members for more information. Thank you!
Unpacking the Science: How Playing Music Changes the Learning Brain
Researchers in the fairly new field of music neuroscience are finding that kids who learn to play a musical instrument also develop important skills related to literacy, math and mental focus.
MARC will be closed tomorrow, Friday (07/24).
MARC is up and running again!
MARC will remain closed today while repairs continue to take place. Thank you again for your patience!
MARC will continue to be closed while our facility repairs are underway. We expect to re-open Friday the 17th. Thank you!
MARC will be closed again today. We've been having some AC issues we hope to have resolved soon. Thank you for your patience!
MARC will be closed again today for some facility maintenance taking place. Stay cool out there!
MARC will be closed today due to maintenance repairs. We'll be sure to keep you posted of any changes. Thanks!
Through our newly available wifi services at MARC, we explored this timeless piece of musical mastery.
Kickstarter Sensation Kung Fury ready to #TakeHoff as 80’s icon David Hasselhoff performs the lead track ’TRUE SURVIVOR’. Watch official Kung Fury film: http...
MARC will be closed this Thursday and Friday (07/02 - 07/03) for the holiday.
MARC is at Montevallo Farmer's Market! Stop by and see us!
Just a reminder, MARC is open again for the summer and our hours are from 1:00-6:00 pm.
MARC is back open for the summer! Hours of operation on weekdays are 1-6.
We have all changed someone’s life -- usually without even realizing it. In this funny talk, Drew Dudley calls on all of us to celebrate leadership as the everyday act of improving each other’s lives.
MARC's summer program rates will be as follows:
Per Day: $5.00
Per Week: $15.00
Per Month: $25.00
*Rates do not include snacks or field trip expenses.
MARC will be closed beginning tomorrow, May 21st through June 12th for repairs. Our summer program will begin Monday, June 15th. Our summer hours will be from 1:00-6:00pm and we will have pick-up transportation available.
The Shelby County EAA Chapter will be hosting it's Young Eagles Day Saturday, May 16th, 2015. Kids and teens from ages 8-17 can fly for free! For more information or to register, contact [email protected].
The EAA Young Eagles program takes you from a free introductory flight for youth into the world of aviation. Start your aviation flight plan today!
Thank you John Scalici with Get Rhythm for visiting MARC for an amazing interactive demo!
This Thursday (04/30/15) at 3:45pm, MARC is pleased to welcome Mr. John Scalici who will be demonstrating the joy of learning the language of the DJEMBE Drum.
Therapeutic Based drumming sessions are partnerships between Get Rhythm!® and area treatment facilities, hospitals, detention centers and foster care agencies. In collaboration with the therapists, counselors, and treatment professionals, participants discover what it’s...
MARC will be participating in a yard sale fundraising opportunity hosted by University Baptist on Overland on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 7am to 2pm. You can help by donating household, clothing or odd and end items we can sell. Proceeds will be used for funding special projects and activities hosted by MARC. Donations can be dropped off at MARC or City Hall. For more information, please contact Activities Coordinator, Allison Smith at [email protected] or one of MARCs MJCC representatives.
Alabama Human Sciences Extension
Across the state, we are hosting Alabama Community Issues Forums in partnership with the David Mathews Center for Civic Life
Check out our theme and contact your local County Extension Office to find out how you can be a part of a forum in your area!
MARC will be closed next week during Spring Break! Stay safe and have fun during the break and we'll see you soon!
A possible MARC hosted league? :)
Bubble soccer or football if you're from Europe has spread to Italy, providing us with this totally amusing clip of guys smashing into each other, bouncing a...
Alabama Human Sciences Extension
Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week Poster Contest
- Entries due no later than March 31, 2015
- Open to youth ages 5-22
- Original artwork with a mental health awareness theme (bullying,
depression, substance abuse, suicide prevention, eating disorders,
support services, recovery, etc)
- Artwork on standard white paper (8X11)
- Positive Messages & Colorful Art have a better chance of winning!
- Winner Selected April 1, 2015
- Winning Poster is Reproduced and Distributed Statewide!
- Winner & Family will attend the Procolamation Signing
with Governor Bentley
E-Mail Posters to:
or mail to
Alabama Youth Movement (AYM)
PO Box 509
Demopolis, AL 36732
Alabama Human Sciences Extension
Learn more about how we at Alabama Cooperative Extension are addressing bullying and how you can help. Visit http://www.aces.edu/bullying for more information.
Since Montevallo City Schools are closed today (03/09/15), MARC will be also.
Get up to $4000 towards a home, college or small business through United Way's Individual Development Account where the funds you save are equally matched.
United Way offers the Individual Development Account (IDA), an innovative matched savings program that allows families to build assets and develop skills for financial self-sufficiency. Through the IDA participants benefit through financial skills development, financial coaching, access to financial…
Due to today's weather, MARC will be closed (03.05.15).
Disregarding the external links on the page, the slideshow of "Issues Teens Face Today" seems accurate. What are your thoughts?
Even though I’m still in my 20s, the issues teens face now are incredibly different from those that I had to worry about. Bullying is now a 24/7 occurrence, sex is taking place earlier and earlier and the likelihood of coming from a broken home is very high. There are many issues teens face today th…
MARC will be hosting an American Heart Association CPR Training course at the Scout Lodge Saturday, March 28th from 10-12 pm. The event is open to the public and the cost to participate is $25. The deadline for registration is March 18th. For more information PM MARC or contact MARC's Activity Coordinator at [email protected].
Montevallo Boy Scout Lodge
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