You don’t have to be in the circus to learn to juggle. Douglas County 4-H is presenting juggling in the park for bigger brains and better health on Thursdays.
All ages are welcome to come learn how to juggle different props like balls, rings, clubs, poi and flowers sticks.
With a background in juggling, Youth Development Coordinator Patrick Flynn decided to start this program for the community.
“As a teacher I saw the value of juggling with students,” said Flynn. “I did a little research and found out quickly that through neuroscientists and MRI studies that learning a new skill like juggling produces more grey matter as well as connectivity of the brain’s nerve fibers.”
Juggling will be bouncing from Minden Park to Lampe Park until mid-August for anyone looking to try and learn a new skill or to connect with other community members.
“It is a great way to start conversations and make new friends, “said Flynn.
To find out more about juggling or to find out more about 4-H in the community call Patrick Flynn at 775-782-9960.