Community Classes & Programs

The Parks & Recreation Department provides a wide range of activities which appeal to all ages. For information concerning programs, fees charged and registration, check the calendar, navigate these pages or call 595-0800. You may also download the Registration Formpdf. Be sure to check the SPORTS pages for those programs.

For All Ages

Oklahoma! Auditions

Prepare monologue and 16 bars of a song with sheet music for accompanist. Male and female roles for ages 14 to 74. (music by Richard Rogers, book & lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein, II, & original dances by Agnes de Mille).


WHEN: March 23-25


WHERE: Way Off Broadway Theatre

Community Chorus Spring Dinner Concert

WHERE: Doster Center

WHEN: April 11th

TIME: Dinner at 6:30pm and concert at 7pm.

COST: $25.00 per person 

Pride and Prejudice

Prattville’s Way Off Broadway Theatre presents the classic Pride and Prejudice , adapted from Jane Austen’s Novel by Jane Kendall, presented by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing Company.

OPENS:  Thurs., April 11, and will run Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, April 12-14, April 26-28, and May 3-5, 2019.

TICKETS:  $10 in advance; $12 at the door and can be purchased online at or by contacting the Special Events Office at 334-595-0854.

Afternoon Tea with Jane Austen

Enjoy an afternoon of tea and scones with Jane Austen as she shares about Pride and Prejudice. A limited number of tickets are available. Call 334-595-0854 for ticket prices and more info.  Presented by the Way Off Broadway Theatre.


WHEN:  Sunday, March 17th; 2-4pm


WHERE:  Smith-Byrd House

Composite - Natures Recycling

Speakers: Rose McCauley and Paula Seamon,both Advanced Master Gardeners in theexpertise of composting and vermicomposting

(using worms). This free workshop will teachyou how to compost.

WHEN: Saturday, March 2; 9-11am

WHERE: Doster Center

Walking for a Better You

Join the walking group for a brisk walk through downtown. Make new friends while getting healthy. Free. 

WHEN:  Every Mon., Wed., & Fri. from 8:30am-9:30am 

WHERE: Meet at Pratt Pool parking lot

Computer Classes

Call 595-0840 for details or to register, Space is limited. Each class is $25 per person.

• Getting Started with the Computer
• Internet 101
• Computer Maintenance
• Intro to the PC (personal computer)
• Troubleshooting

when: Mondays & Fridays
time: 12:00 noon - 4:00pm
where: Gillespie Senior Center

Dog Obedience

Instructor, Janice Plessner
Basic household obedience for dogs 5 months and up. First class, come without your dog, but bring health records. Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? You must pre-register at the Doster Center.
When: Mondays, 7:00-8:00pm
Dates: March 11 -April 15        
Where: Doster Center
Fee: $80.00 per dog, $40.00 repeats (same dog)

Farmers' Market

FM Flyer

Gigantic Flea Market

Time to clean up and get rid of your unwanted, but good items. Rent your booth and set up the evening before the sale. Guns, weapons, tobacco & alcohol CANNOT be sold.

Registration Begins: January 25th for the sale on March 16th

Registration Begins: March 29th for the Saturday sale on May 18th

Time: 6am – noon
Doster Community Center at 424 So. Northington Street – Prattville

To register for a booth you must come by the Doster Community Center to pay.
(24) 12x15 booths – $15.00 (2 tables provided per booth)
(7) 10x10 booths – $10.00 (2 tables provided per booth)
(5) 12x15 outside booths $5.00 (tables not provided for outside booths)

One booth per house hold. For more info call 595-0800.
Booths sell out fast.

Oak Mountain Martial Arts

Instructor: Master Michael Hicks SR. – is a certified 5th degree black belt instructor with the World Tang Soo Do Association and has been teaching over 46 years. Master Hicks is a retired Montgomery Police officer and has worked in the public school D.A.R.E. program. He was named D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year in 1994 and has recently retired from the UAB Police Department. At the UAB police department he was a Pressure Point Control Tactics instructor and a Violent Patient management instructor. He was a police officer for 37 years.
Days: Mondays & Thursdays (on going)
Time: 6pm – 7pm
Where: Upper Kingston Community Center
Fee: $50.00 per person per month
Min/Max: 10/25

Annual Black History Program

Come join this year’s celebration of Black Historywith guest speaker, Circuit Judge Calvin Williams,

15th Judicial Circuit. Judge Williams is the firstAfrican-American male to hold this elected office in


WHEN: Friday, February 22th
TIME: 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Doster Community Center

Boaters' Safety & Operator Certificate/License Class

TAUGHT BY: Marine Patrol State Trooper Maddox of the Alabama Marine Patrol Division

Various boat operation topics covered. For ages 12 and up.

WHEN: Saturday, March 30th - 10am-3pm
WHERE: Doster Center



For Youth & Children

Free Book Workshop

Book Arts Workshop 

The Prattauga Art Guild will host 2 free book arts workshops; one for children ages 8-12 from 10am-12pm. The second for teens 13-18 from 1pm-3pm. Students will create their own book and write and illustrate a story inside. Registration is required.


For more info call 334-595-0854. Made possible in part by grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.


WHEN: March 9th


WHERE: Creative Arts Center & Gallery


Free Theatre Workshop

Theatre Workshop

Directed by Joey Fine. Designed to teach children basics of theater. Ages 6-14. Workshop is free, but registration is required. For more info or to register, call 334-595-0854.



March 16


Where: Way Off Broadway Theatre


Baton Classes

BATON CLASSES Ages: 6 – 14 years old
Instructor: Miranda Muir – has 12 years’ experience,
she was a Majorette Captain for 2 of the 4 years that twirled at the PHS.
She has taught baton for approximately 4 years. Choreographed PHS
halftime show for 2 years & choreographed 2 years competition for PHS
and won first place both years.
When: Tuesdays (on going)
Time: 5pm – 6pm (beginners)
           6pm-7pm (intermediate)
           7pm – 8pm (advanced)
Where: Doster Community Center
Fee: $40.00 per person per month
Min/Max: 10/30

Summer Art Camp

Registration Formpdf

DATES: June 11th - 15th
              July 16th -20th
Art camps will be held June 11-15 and July 16-20 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. for students ages 7-12. Students will be able to explore a variety of art media, such as, painting, drawing, clay, collage, etc. They will create several works of art throughout the week. Each of the camps will offer different projects, so students who would like can attend both camps and enjoy creating new things.
Cost for each of the summer camps is $75 for the week and includes supplies. Snacks will be provided, but students will need to bring their lunch. Space is limited and reservations are required.

For more information or to register your student for art camp, contact the Special Events Office at 334-595-0854.


2018 Youth Art Camp

Summer Reading Programs

Kids game day every Monday afternoon.
Special events every Tuesday morning.
Adult events every Tuesday night in June.
Toddler Time every Wednesday morning.
Book Club for elementary grades every Thursday afternoon.
Teen Writing Club every Thursday afternoon.
Teen events every Friday night.
For more information, please visit our website –, email us at , call 365-3396 ex 3, message us on Facebook at Autauga Prattville Public Library or stop by the library at 254 Doster Street, Prattville, AL 36067.

Tennis Just 4 Kids

Instructors: Glenn Campbell & Anthony Yarbrough, USPTA and PTR certified coaches.
Class is designed to teach beginners and advanced students using the quick start developmental system. With the progressive court system your child can be serving and rallying within the first few lessons regardless of age.
WHEN: Mondays; 5:00–6:00pm, weather permitting
WHERE: Newton Park Tennis Courts
FEE: $45.00 per month (Must preregister at the Doster Community Center)

For Adults 18+

Medical Office Procedures & Hippa with Electronic Health Record

Instructor: Felicia Stoudemire Tyus, Director of Philanthropy, B. S. Business Management/Marketing MBA, 20 plus years in the Nonprofit Management.

WHEN: March 23; 9:00am-11:30am

WHERE: Doster Center;

FEE: $45 per person

Learn How to Plan Events from A to Z

Instructor: Felicia Stoudemire Tyus, 15 plus years of Event Planning & Grant writing experience, will teach you how to plan an event from A to Z with budgets, venues and theme ideas.

WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 23; 10:00am - 12:30pm

WHERE: Doster Center;

FEE: $25.00 per person

Wilson Pickett Music Festival Honoree Dinner

Presented by the Prattville Creative and Performing Arts Council. This black-tie event will be an evening to celebrate the cultural arts and to salute this year’s honoree, Janice Hawkins, for her significant contribution to the arts and humanities in Alabama. For more info., contact Cultural Arts at 334-595-0854.

WHEN: Saturday, March 2nd

WHERE: Marriott Legends at Capitol Hill

Photo Policy: Photos are periodically taken of participants in our classes, programs, and at the various park locations and facilities. These photos are for Department use only and may be used in our flyers and brochures or on our website. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please call the office at 595-0800.