New Fall Programs!

Two girls strolling at Lively Park

With new classes on everything from one-pot cooking to meditation to zombie makeup, there’s a lot to fall for in the fall edition of the Willamalane Recreation Guide. Besides after-school sports, special events and swimming, we’ve got more than 80 great classes for adults 18+!

We’ve also got news about new parks, playgrounds, paths and sports.

Highlights include:

The growing sport of Pickleball serves up all sorts of health benefits. One woman with Parkinson’s disease shares her successes. Page 14

Strut your stuff at the Turkey Stuffer, coming up Thanksgiving Day! It’s always fun to see the creative costumes and the families who turn out to run together. Page 7

Makeup magic can change anyone’s face into a character from a movie, a mystical fairy or even a zombie. Learn the tricks of the trade, and emerge transformed! Page 37 

If you want to be well, you’ve got to eat well. This new series narrows in on nutrition. Page 52

Travel with us on a fall tour of the Columbia River Gorge, or catch the return of the Depoe Bay Salmon Festival. Page 66

We’ve whipped up a sizzling new lineup of cooking classes. Even beginners have something tasty to sample in this series.  Page 47