Adults

Easy Ballroom Dances

Ages 18+.  Learn how to translate ballroom steps into simple dances and choreographies in this 4 week class. Easy Dances is the next step after learning Ballroom Fundamentals. Knowledge of basic ballroom steps needed to succeed in class. Beginners please see  Ballroom Fundamentals. Register with a dance partner. Instructor;: Sam Bucher.

  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/17-1/31 Days: Th Time: 6:45PM-7:45PM Price: $15 IDIn-district / $18 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21400 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/7-2/28 Days: Th Time: 6:45PM-7:45PM Price: $20 IDIn-district / $24 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21399 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/7-3/28 Days: Th Time: 6:45PM-7:45PM Price: $20 IDIn-district / $24 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21401 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/4-4/25 Days: Th Time: 6:45PM-7:45PM+ Price: $20 IDIn-district / $24 ODOut-of-district Class #: 21402 Online Registration: Register

Core & Curves

Ages 18+ . Define your hourglass and sculpt your core with this strength and resistance class. Bodyweight, bands and targeted moves will help improve strength, balance and your best body. Instructor Jessica Auxier. No class  3/26.

How do I pay for group exercise classes? Learn about prices and fitness passes here.

Location: Yolanda Elementary
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Starts 1/8 Days: Tu Time: 5PM Price: Pass holders or drop-in Class #: N/A Online Registration: Drop-in anytime

May’s Martial Arts Open Basic

Ages 7+. Have fun discovering the world of Taekwondo. At May’s Martial Arts we will supply quality teaching and a proven and track able curriculum in Songahm Taekwondo. Our goal is making the school’s atmosphere safe and inviting to all our students. Our focus in all our classes is how everything we teach can and should only be used for self-defense. This program of traditional Taekwondo is based on a lifetime learning concept in addition to technical skills. Each month, instructors build activities around confidence, self-esteem and self-discipline. A $35 new student fee, which covers the uniform and class patches, is due at the first class.

Location: May's Martial Arts 138 S. 32nd St (next to Pizza Hut, across the parking lot from Bob Keefer Center)
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/1-1/31 Days: Tu Th Time: 4:20PM-5:05PM Price: $70.00 IDIn-district / $84.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20435 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/2-1/30 Days: M W Time: 6:50PM-7:35PM Price: $70.00 IDIn-district / $84.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20431 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/4-2/27 Days: M W Time: 6:50PM-7:35PM Price: $70.00 IDIn-district / $84.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20432 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/5-2/28 Days: Tu Th Time: 4:20PM-5:05PM Price: $70.00 IDIn-district / $84.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20436 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/4-3/27 Days: M W Time: 6:50PM-7:35PM Price: $70.00 IDIn-district / $84.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20433 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/5-3/28 Days: Tu Th Time: 4:20PM-5:05PM Price: $70.00 IDIn-district / $84.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20437 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/1-4/29 Days: M W Time: 6:50PM-7:35PM Price: $70.00 IDIn-district / $84.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20434 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/2-4/30 Days: Tu Th Time: 4:20PM-5:05PM Price: $70.00 IDIn-district / $84.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20438 Online Registration: Register

Paint and Sip Party

Ages 21+. Looking for a fun and creative night out? Bring a beverage and some friends and join us for one of our monthly painting parties. In this supportive, low-key setting, you’ll be given step-by-step instructions on how to create your very own acrylic painting to take home at the end of the night.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/29 Days: Tu Time: 6PM-8PM Price: $36.00 IDIn-district / $44.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20622 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/28 Days: Th Time: 6PM-8PM Price: $36.00 IDIn-district / $44.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20623 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/28 Days: Th Time: 6PM-8PM Price: $36.00 IDIn-district / $44.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20624 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/25 Days: Th Time: 6PM-8PM Price: $36.00 IDIn-district / $44.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20625 Online Registration: Register

The Art of Drawing for Beginners

Ages 18+, beginners and beyond. Gain confidence and skills with various drawing media, including pencil, charcoal, ink pen and colored pencils. Discover the joy of drawing through exercises ranging from doodling and sketchbook techniques to lessons on value, composition and perspective. Instructor Jill Lauch shares a whole new way of seeing the world! Materials discussed in class. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/22-2/26 Days: Tu Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $58.00 IDIn-district / $69.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20250 Online Registration: Register

Creative Coloring

Ages 18+. All levels. Do you love adult coloring books? Take your love and enjoyment of coloring to a whole new artistic level. Use new tools and techniques to enhance your work, like color choices, blending and shading to create professional looking art. Basic art instruction provided, to continue your coloring at home. Bring your own oil-based colored pencils or see supplies list for instructor suggestions; tool and coloring sheets provided. Register in advance. No class 1/24, 2/14.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/17-2/21 Days: Th Time: 1PM-2PM Price: $20.00 IDIn-district / $24.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20620 Online Registration: Register

Expressive Watercolor

Age 18+, all levels. Art is much more than talent, skill, or technique. This class will provide exercises and encouragement to awaken your intuitive nature and expressive self. Taking inspiration from the Expressionists, we will explore how color, line, texture and design can work to form art that is a personally expressive creation. We will consider a variety of subjects, from people to flowers, animals to landscapes. Instructor Lynzie Kronheim.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/24-3/14 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $79.00 IDIn-district / $95.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20100 Online Registration: Register

Mosaic Madness Pendant

Ages 18+. Ladies night out! Bring your friends together for this fun night of creativity. Instructor and artist Cindy Clair leads you through the steps to design a beautiful, one-of-a-kind mosaic pendant. Enjoy snacks and a glass of wine or cup of tea during class. All supplies included, bring any broken jewelry pieces or mementos to incorporate into your design.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/30 Days: W Time: 6PM-8:30PM Price: $32.00 IDIn-district / $38.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20309 Online Registration: Register

Wire Wrapping

Ages 18+. This class is perfect for beginners who want to master the essential skill of wire wrapping. Learn about wire, metals, tools and techniques to set beautiful rock cabochons. Instructor will provide wire and cabochon for first project. Students will need to supply necessary tools from the supply options outlined at the first class.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/27-3/20 Days: W Time: 5:45PM-6:45PM Price: $35.00 IDIn-district / $42.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20639 Online Registration: Register

Share a Smile with Rock Painting

All ages. Find joy, relaxation and inspiration by painting and hiding rocks, the latest outdoor adventure craze! Express yourself by painting lovely and positive images on stones. Learn about the right paints and sealers to make your creations weatherproof. Find places to hide them at Dorris Ranch, where they’ll make someone else’s day. Then, discover places where you might find others. All materials included. Learn more about rock painting in Springfield on the instructor’s blog.

Location: Barn at Dorris Ranch
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/16 Days: Sa Time: 1PM-3PM Price: $12.00 IDIn-district / $15.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20597 Online Registration: Register

Urban Homesteading: Fermentation Series

Ages 18+.

Artisanal Cheese Making: Using traditional craftsmanship techniques we will make a fresh hard cheese and ricotta, and learn about different hard and soft cheese cultures. The entire cheese making process from cultured milk to formed cheese ready for the press will be covered, plus how to create yogurt and kiefer. All supplies provided.

Savory Sourdough: Learn how to catch, care for, and use a wild sourdough culture. We will also go over regular bread baking techniques for those who want to start simple. Over the course of this class, we will make a batch of sourdough bread while we learn about proofing, the complex biology of a vital sourdough culture, and tips and tricks to get that great artisanal style bread in your own kitchen. Take home you own small round loaf and a sourdough culture.

Sauerkraut and Kombucha: Learn sauerkraut basics as we turn a head (or several) of cabbage and some salt into sauerkraut and take home a pint to ferment and enjoy. You will also learn how to make kimchi, kombucha, vinegar, and gurken pickles. There will be kombucha SCOBY to take home for anyone who wants it.

Fermentation Beyond Sauerkraut: Ready to explore the world of fermentation? Learn how to make your own fermented pickles, salsa, hot sauce, a variety of fermented non-alcoholic beverages, and even corned beef. Take home a pint of giardiniera and some habanero hot sauce to finish fermenting at home. Bring a wide mouthed pint jar or $1 to purchase from instructor.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Artesanal Cheese Making 1/10 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20.00 IDIn-district / $24.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20227 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Savory Sourdough 1/17 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20.00 IDIn-district / $24.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20228 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Sauerkraut and Kombucha 1/24 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20.00 IDIn-district / $24.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20229 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Fermentation Beyond Sauerkraut 1/31 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20.00 IDIn-district / $24.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20230 Online Registration: Register

Urban Homesteading: Garden Series

Ages 18+.

Feeding the Family from the Backyard: Learn about the many possibilities for producing food right out of your backyard, from gardening and raising fruit trees, to backyard chickens, beekeeping, and landscaping with edible ornamentals and perennial vegetables. Kevin Prier of Suburban Homecraft will discuss various processes, how to decide where to start and how to get the best return on your efforts. If you are interested in any of the homesteading classes, we encourage you to join us for this discussion. Please register in advance.

Pruning and Grafting: Learn how to prune fruit trees and grapes for form and productivity, including thinning, recognizing fruiting spurs, and directing growth patterns. Learn how to graft new varieties onto existing trees or rootstock in time to take advantage of the free fruit grafting material from Eugene’s annual Propagation Fair in March. Class located offsite.

Backyard Poultry: Nothing beats an egg fresh from your backyard. Learn how to raise egg-laying chickens and ducks – breeds, feed, housing and safeguards against predators and disease. Get a small coop or chicken tractor ready for spring hatching season.

Spring Garden Preparation: Get your garden ready for an early planting of peas and start tomato seeds inside so they are ready when the weather warms up. Gardening basics and more advanced techniques will include starts vs. direct sowing, co-planting, attracting beneficial insects, composting, soil amendments and maximizing space. Free seeds included with class.

Intro to Beekeeping:  A productive bee hive can produce up to five galls of honey a year. Learn beekeeping basics, such as equipment, supplies, sources, and techniques, before you commit to building your own hives. Learn about current issues with beekeeping, local laws, common diseases and pests, and their treatment options. Local package bees arrive in early April.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Feeding the Family from the Backyard 2/7 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-7:30PM Price: Free Class #: 20663 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Pruning and Grafting 2/9 Days: Sa Time: 2PM-4PM Price: $20.00 IDIn-district / $24.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20231 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Backyard Poultry 2/14 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20.00 IDIn-district / $24.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20232 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Spring Garden Preparation 2/21 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20.00 IDIn-district / $24.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20233 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Intro to Beekeeping 2/28 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20.00 IDIn-district / $24.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20235 Online Registration: Register

Urban Homesteading: Picnic Series

Ages 18+.

Sausage Making: If you love sausages but hate what goes into the ones from the grocery store, you can learn how to make your own from whole ingredients. Develop your own spice mix so your sausage is as mild or spicy as you like, and eat them with some homemade mustard.

Condiments: Make your next picnic amazing with your own homemade condiments. Learn how to make mayonnaise, mustard, relish, and ketchup, and how to tailor each recipe to make your own signature version. Bring three small containers to take home a share of what is made in class.

Chutney and More: Learn how to make three varieties of chutney, sweet, mild, and spicy. Learn the basics for modifying existing recipes or creating your own personal brand, perfect for your holiday spread. Take home a sample of to savor or share, please bring three small containers.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Sausage Making: 3/7 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20.00 IDIn-district / $24.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20502 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Condiments: 3/14 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20.00 IDIn-district / $24.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20505 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Chutney and More: 3/21 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20.00 IDIn-district / $24.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20506 Online Registration: Register

Urban Homesteading: Treat Yourself Series

Ages 18+.

Balms, Butters and Salves: Learn to make a variety of skin creams, lip balms, and herbal salves for gifts or a treat for yourself. Take home some lip balm and herbal salve to keep or give as a gift. All supplies are included in the class fee. Register in advance.

Soap Making: Learn the basics of making bar soap from scratch. Discussion includes the chemistry of saponification, properties of different base oils and local sources, and fragrance oils and other additives while we make a batch of soap. Also learn how to make liquid soap and two forms of laundry soap and take home a share of the soap we produce. All supplies are included in the registration fee. Register in advance.

Aromatherapy and Essential Oils: NEW! Essential oils can have strong therapeutic qualities. Learn how to use them effectively and safely in spray mists, massage oil, and even mosquito repellant creams or sprays. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Balms, Butters and Salves: 4/4 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20.00 IDIn-district / $24.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20507 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Soap Making: 4/11 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20.00 IDIn-district / $24.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20508 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Aromatherapy and Essential Oils: 4/25 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $20.00 IDIn-district / $24.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20510 Online Registration: Register

Graphic Design Basics

Ages 18+. Learn how to create flyers, posters logos and more with your computer. Instructor Lila Reid will teach basics of computer design using free programs, MSPublisher and more. Class meets in the Adult Activity Center computer lab.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/8-1/29 Days: Tu Time: 5:30PM-6:30PM Price: $49.00 IDIn-district / $59.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20307 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/5-2/26 Days: Tu Time: 5:30PM-6:30PM Price: $49.00 IDIn-district / $59.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20308 Online Registration: Register

Basic Circuit Building

Age 14+. Learn how to read a diagram to build a circuit. This class explains the ABCs behind simple electrical circuits. By the end of the class, each student will have built a working circuit. Doug Weiss has taught electronics for the last 20 years and is offering classes for basic to intermediate skill levels. Some classes require an additional supply fee due to the instructor on the day of class. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/5 Days: Tu Time: 6PM-8PM Price: $26.00 IDIn-district / $31.01 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20273 Online Registration: Register

Advanced Circuit Building

Ages 14+. Use a solderless breadboard to build a more complicated circuit. When building a circuit with several components, the wireless breadboard provides and advantage by allowing the user to make quick multiple connections that are not permanent. By the end of class, each student will have used this tool to build a circuit with multiple components. Prerequisite: Basic Circuit Building. Instructor: Doug Weiss. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/12 Days: Tu Time: 6PM-8PM Price: $26.00 IDIn-district / $31.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20272 Online Registration: Register

Basic Soldering Skills

Ages 14+. Learn how to make reliable solder joints. This is a hands on class where each student will have the opportunity to assemble and solder together a premade electronic hobby kit. $15 project kit fee paid directly to instructor on the first day of class. Instructor: Doug Weiss. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/5 Days: Tu Time: 6PM-8PM Price: $26.00 IDIn-district / $31.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20275 Online Registration: Register

Advanced Soldering Skills

Ages 14+. Learn how to build a customized circuit board. In this class, the student will be given a schematic and they will use their soldering skills to build a working circuit without the use of a hobby kit. By the end of the class, the student will have used a perforated prototyping board (solderable), wires and electrical components to have built a working circuit. $15 project kit fee paid directly to instructor on the first day of class. Prerequisite: Basic Soldering Skills, Basic Circuit Building. Instructor: Doug Weiss. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/12 Days: Tu Time: 6PM-8PM Price: $26.00 IDIn-district / $31.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20274 Online Registration: Register

Arduino for the Hobbyist: Level 1

Ages 14+. You don’t have to be a master programmer to use this amazing microcontroller. In this class you will learn to download the necessary software to program the Arduino, open and modify an application from the device library and connect some simple “real world” hardware to the controller. Note: Bring your laptop computer (with a USB port) to this class! You will be required to download and install the Arduino software from the www.arduino.cc web site. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/2 Days: Tu Time: 6PM-8PM Price: $26.00 IDIn-district / $31.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20276 Online Registration: Register

Arduino for the Hobbyist: Level 2

Ages 14+. This class will continue exploring software and hardware Arduino applications. A thermistor temperature sensor will be introduced as an analog input device that will control a cooling fan based on the room’s temperature. Prerequisite: Arduino For The Hobbyist-1 Note: Bring your laptop (with a USB port) computer to this class! You will be required to download and install the Arduino software from the www.arduino.cc web site.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/9 Days: Tu Time: 6PM-8PM Price: $26.00 IDIn-district / $31.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20277 Online Registration: Register

Superhero Jiu Jitsu

Ages 14+. Learn to defend yourself in any situation. Focus on submissions, chokeholds and joint locks. Enjoy jiu jitsu at a facility designed for the sport. Dates may change slightly based on the schedule of Superhero Jiu Jitsu.

Location: Superhero Jiu Jitsu, 824 Q Street
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/1-4/29 Days: M W Th F Time: 6PM-7PM Price: $100.00 IDIn-district / $125.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20422 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/1-2/28 Days: M W Th F Time: 6PM-7PM Price: $100.00 IDIn-district / $125.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20420 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/2-1/31 Days: M W Th F Time: 6PM-7PM Price: $100.00 IDIn-district / $125.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20419 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/1-3/29 Days: M W Th F Time: 6PM-7PM Price: $100.00 IDIn-district / $125.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20421 Online Registration: Register

May’s Martial Arts Basic Open

Ages 13+. Have fun discovering the world of Taekwondo. At May’s Martial Arts we will supply quality teaching and a proven and trackable curriculum: Songahm Taekwondo. Our goal is making the school’s atmosphere safe and inviting to all our students. Our focus in all our classes is how everything we teach can and should only be used for self-defense. Professional Instructors: RB May and Amanda May. $35 New Student fee to be paid at first class.

Location: May's Martial Arts 138 S. 32nd St (next to Pizza Hut, across the parking lot from Bob Keefer Center)
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/1-1/31 Days: Tu Th Time: 6:50PM-7:50PM Price: $70.00 IDIn-district / $84.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20439 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/5-2/28 Days: Tu Th Time: 6:50PM-7:50PM Price: $70.00 IDIn-district / $84.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20440 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/5-3/28 Days: Tu Th Time: 6:50PM-7:50PM Price: $70.00 IDIn-district / $84.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20441 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/2-4/30 Days: Tu Th Time: 6:50PM-7:50PM Price: $70.00 IDIn-district / $84.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20442 Online Registration: Register

Pruning Roses

Ages 18+. When is the best time to prune your roses? How do you do it? What tools do you use? Discover these answers and more from certified OSU Extension Service Master Gardener specialists. Register in advance

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/24 Days: Th Time: 2PM-3:30PM Price: Free Class #: 20632 Online Registration: Register

You Can Stop Smoking

Ages 18+. Postponed  until further notice due to instructor availability.  Presenter Carolyn Higgins was a closet smoker for years. After trying for years to quit, she did three hypnotherapy sessions and became a nonsmoker. This inspired her to become a hypnotherapist. She now has a 90% success rate helping people learn not to smoke. You can quit smoking. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/24 Days: Th Time: 2PM-4PM Price: Free Class #: canceled Online Registration: N/A

Self-Publishing: How to Write a Novel

Ages 18+. Was finally writing that novel inside you one of your New Year’s Resolutions? Join author Valerie Ihsan to learn the ins and outs of novel writing. (Works for memoirs too!) Topics include: character development, scene structure, outlining, theme, and self-editing. Advance registration required.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/23 Days: W Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $22.00 IDIn-district / $27.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20568 Online Registration: Register

The Nitty Gritty of Self Publishing

Ages 18+. Author Valerie Ihsan of Willow Bench Books teaches you the ins and outs of how to self-publish your book. Learn how to develop your own resources or team, what it takes to publish your book and what tools are key to success. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/6 Days: W Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $22.00 IDIn-district / $27.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20571 Online Registration: Register

Monthly Writer’s Group

Ages 18+. Join Author Valerie Ishan each month for a writers’ salon. The French salon, a product of The Enlightenment in the early 18th century, was a place for women and men to meet to talk about a variety of topics. This group for writers will allow a lively discussion and Q & A for writers of all level and interests.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/12-5/14 Days: Tu Time: 7PM-8:30PM Price: $5.00 Class #: 20569 Online Registration: Register

Self-Publishing: Book Creation

Ages 18+. Author Valerie Ihsan of Willow Bench Books will teach you the best way to create your book. Learn how to create files for your e-book and paperback and how to upload your book files to major retailers like Amazon. This amazing three part series even covers reviews and book launching so you can DIY! Please register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/27 Days: W Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $22.00 IDIn-district / $27.00 ODOut-of-district Class #: 20570 Online Registration: Register

Travel Journal: Iceland, Czechia and St. Petersbur

Ages 18+. Join world travelers Lana Lindstrom & Richard Hughes in exploring dramatic Icelandic landscapes, visiting Prague and cycling from town to town in the Czech Republic, and seeing the highlights of St. Petersburg, Russia. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/14 Days: Th Time: 2PM-3:30PM Price: Free Class #: 20641 Online Registration: Register

Volunteer with Willamalane

Ages 18+. There are so many volunteer opportunities for you here at Willamalane Park and Recreation District. Come and learn about volunteer opportunities in our District, including programs like SHIBA and LIHEAP. Are you ready to make a difference in our community? Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/21 Days: Th Time: 2PM-3PM Price: Free Class #: 20643 Online Registration: Register

Oregon Carousels: History and Craftmanship

Ages 18+. Carousels have entertained people of all ages for hundreds of years. Darrell Jabin; Oregon’s Traveling Historian will discuss the history of these wonderful machines, show pictures and information about existing carousels and provide information on efforts in Portland, Cottage Grove and Coquille to add more carousels to our state. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/28 Days: Th Time: 2PM-3:30PM Price: Free Class #: 20671 Online Registration: Register

Cravings & Weight Gain: Blood Sugar Rollercoaster

Ages 18+. Achieving your healthiest weight is not about dieting or pure willpower; but rather understanding how certain foods affect blood sugar levels and appetite.Natural Grocer Nutritional T Practitioner, Yaakov Levine, shares how nutrient-dense meals support healthy metabolism and which supplements support healthy blood sugar levels and appetite control. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/6 Days: W Time: 2PM-3PM Price: Free Class #: 20664 Online Registration: Register

The A, B, C and D’s of Medicare

Ages 50+. Medicare is a critical source of health insurance for 44 million Americans. If you are new to Medicare or will be enrolling in the near future, this lecture will provide the basic knowledge needed to understand the often confusing process of the Medicare system to make informed choices. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/7 Days: Th Time: 2PM-3PM Price: Free Class #: 20642 Online Registration: Register

Travel Journal: Scenic Hikes in Japan

Ages 18+. Let’s visit some scenic parks in Hokkaido, the north island of Japan. First, we follow a 45-mile long trail through green pastures, windbreak forests, creeks and meadows, culminating in a hike up a mountain and descent to caldera Lake Mashu – spiritual twin to Oregon’s Crater Lake. Then we climb Mt. Asahi, past steaming fumaroles and alpine meadows, which turn brilliant colors in mid-September. Ruthy Kanagy grew up in Hokkaido and is the author of “Living Abroad: Japan” (Moon Travel, 2017). Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/14 Days: Th Time: 2PM-3:30PM Price: Free Class #: 20670 Online Registration: Register

Rhododenderon Pruning

Ages 18+. When is the best time to prune your rhododendrons? How do you do it? Discover these answers in this hands on lecture from certified OSU Extension Service Master Gardener specialists. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/9 Days: Th Time: 2PM-3:30PM Price: Free Class #: 20633 Online Registration: Register

Slim Down Springfield

Ages 18+.  Slim Down Springfield is back for your 2018 life plan! This 8-week weight loss challenge will help you explore, create and meet your goals for healthy lifestyle change. 98% of contestants that stay the duration of the contest have lost weight! Competition includes:

  • Membership in the fitness center at Bob Keefer Center
  • One free trial of each group exercise class
  • Weekly incentives
  • Weekly emails with motivational support and coaching
  • Cash prizes at the end of the competition

Register as an individual or a two-person team. Participants attend weekly Tuesday weigh-ins to document progress. Prizes are awarded to the top weight-loss percentages at the end of the competition.

Click  here for contest rules

Location: Bob Keefer Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/22-3/12 Days: Tu Time: 6:30AM-7:30PM Price: $50.00 Class #: 20348 Online Registration: Register

Bone Builders and Bone Breakers

Ages 18+. Unfortunately, drinking milk is not enough to keep bones healthy. Perhaps that’s why 10 million Americans have osteoporosis. Bones are living tissue that respond to bone building care throughout life. Yaakov Levine, Natural Grocers nutritional health coach, discusses how to support lifelong bone health by knowing how to get all the nutrients your bones need. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/3 Days: W Time: 2PM-3PM Price: Free Class #: 20665 Online Registration: Register

Natural Hacks to Support Memory

Ages 18+. While age-related cognitive decline might seem inevitable, it doesn’t have to be! Discover how good nutrition and healthy habits can support our memory throughout our lifespan. Presented by Yaakov Levine, Natural Grocers nutritional health coach. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
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  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 5/1 Days: W Time: 2PM-3PM Price: Free Class #: 20666 Online Registration: Register

Chinese

Ages 18+. Explore different ways of communicating and writing in Mandarin Chinese. All levels of experience welcomed and instructor will provide individual attention for students to meet goals. Instructor: Jen Jen Hwang-Shum. Register in advance by January 4.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/9-3/13 Days: W Time: 6PM-8PM Price: $129 IDIn-district / $155 ODOut-of-district Class #: 19918 Online Registration: Register