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October 17, 2013

THINGS TO DO — Classes

GIFT GIVING STRATEGIES, 6 p.m. Oct. 21, Jim Lucas Checotah Public Library. Dr. Loeta Adams will explore ways to save money this Christmas with gift giving strategies. Information: Kathe, (918) 473-6715.

BASKET WEAVING CLASS, 6 p.m. Oct. 24, UKB Wellness Center, UKB Tribal Complex on Keetoowah Circle, south of Tahlequah off West Willis Road. UKB Tradition Keeper Cindy Hair will provide instruction in the craft of basket making. Cost: $20 per person, which includes all materials. UKB members will receive a 50 percent discount if they present their tribal membership card. Information: (918) 772-4389.

HOLIDAY BAKING/PASTRY CLASS, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 9, The Canebrake, four miles east of Wagoner off Oklahoma 51. Seating is limited, reservations are required. Cost: $35, includes lunch. Information and reservations: (918) 485-1810.

HOLIDAY BAKING/CONFECTIONS CLASS, 10:30 a.m. Dec. 7, The Canebrake, four miles east of Wagoner off Oklahoma 51. Seating is limited, reservations are required. Cost: $35, includes lunch. Information and reservations: (918) 485-1810.

BEGINNERS CROCHET CLASS FOR GIRLS AGES 8-12, 2 to 4 p.m. every other Tuesday, Honor Heights Park. Cost: $5. Come and learn to crochet. Information: Cierra, (360) 608-9307.

BEADING CLASS, 7 to 9 p.m. every Friday, Beaded Bliss inside Arrowhead Mall, 501 N. Main St. Learn how to make your own jewelry. Different class projects every week, call for more information on current week’s project. Cost: $15-$25, including supplies. Information: (918) 681-4869.

CONQUERING CO-DEPENDENCY CLASSES will be lead by Gary Weiesnbach with two assistants. Time and dates to be established around participants’ need. Must register by calling (918) 682-8411 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. or 1 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY, 6 p.m. Fridays, New Hope Assembly of God, 110 W. 58th St. For transportation, call (918) 351-5218 or (918) 348-0424.

ADULT BALLROOM CLASSES, 6 p.m. Fridays, Cockle’s Dance Studio, 407 N. York St. Learn swing, waltz, fox-trot and Latin dancing. Cost: $45 monthly, per couple. Information: 684-7250.

BALLROOM DANCING, weekly, Muskogee Civic Center, Rooms E and F. Cost: $5 per person if you purchase five or more lessons or $8 per person otherwise. No flip-flops. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. Limited space. Information: (918) 684-6363.

AIKIDO FOR TEENS AND ADULTS, 5:45 to 7 p.m. for teens and 7 to 8 p.m. for adults Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Muskogee Teen Center. For teens in grades 7-12. Sensei Read Omohundro, a second degree black belt in Aikido martial arts will conduct classes. Enrollment is open to male and female students. Aikido places emphasis on motion and the dynamics of movement and balance to neutralize the aggressor’s force. Sweats or other comfortable dress required. Information: (918) 684-6344 or (918) 686-3739.

DAILY YOGA CLASSES, mornings Wednesdays and Friday through Sunday and evenings Monday through Wednesday, The Yoga Barn at The Canebrake, four miles east of Wagoner off Oklahoma 51. Information: (918) 485-5793 or www.thecanebrake.com.

FREE ADDICTIONS PROGRAM, 7 p.m. Fridays, Liberty Baptist Temple, 821 Gibson St. Free to all. Program for all who are addicted to drugs, gambling, alcohol, cigarettes, immorality and more. Information: (918) 682-9999.

GED PREPARATION CLASSES, 9 to 11 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Muskogee Public Library. Individual classes are offered, day and time to be set when enrolled with a tutor. Information: Penny Chastain, adult literacy coordinator, (918) 682-6657.

MONDAY MORNING STRETCH STANDING AND CHAIR YOGA, 10 to 11 a.m. Mondays, Three Rivers Museum, 220 Elgin St. Cost is $25 for six classes. Information: Martha Stoodley, (918) 683-2373 or stoodleymartha@gmail.com.

ENGLISH SECOND LANGUAGE CLASSES, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Muskogee Public Library. Individual classes are offered, day and time to be set when enrolled with a tutor. Information: Penny Chastain, adult literacy coordinator, (918) 682-6657.

HIP HOP CLASSES, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Teen Center, 322 Callahan St. Enroll for fall classes. There are beginner and intermediate levels. The Teen Center is open to any area youth in the seventh to 12th grade from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. There is no charge. Information: (918) 684-6344.

GED MATH CLASSES, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Mondays, Muskogee Public Library. Individual classes are offered, day and time to be set when enrolled with a tutor. Information: Penny Chastain, adult literacy coordinator, (918) 682-6657.

GED CLASSES, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and 5:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, Arrowhead Mall next to BancFirst. The free classes are sponsored by Union Public Schools of Tulsa. Information: (918) 681-4199.

BELLY DANCE CLASSES, 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Muskogee Swim and Fitness Center. It is free for members, but non-members can pay $5. Instructor: Eve Whitney-Newton.

PASTOR B.J. FORD offers classes for new converts at 10 a.m. Sundays at Gods Powerhouse Christian Center, 1616 E. Hancock. Information: (918) 360-7274 or (918) 310-7284.

DIABETES CLASS, 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month. The 1 p.m. class will be at the Muskogee Swim and Fitness Center and the 6:30 p.m. class will be at Gaddy Drug. The topic is diabetes medications and weights loss. Information: (918) 682-5584.

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP, 1 p.m. on the last Wednesday of the month, First Baptist Church Parlor Room. Information: Stacy, (918) 682-7891.

OVERCOMERS RECOVERY SUPPORT PROGRAM, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Faith-based teaching by G5 Outreach Ministries using a 90-day workbook. For people of all backgrounds to help addictions of drugs, alcohol, gambling, codependency issues, eating disorders, sex addictions, violence and criminal behaviors. Information: (918) 681-4050.

ART CLASSES, 5:30 to 8 p.m. every other Monday, You’ve Got to be Junking and Working Art Studio, 211 W. Broadway. Blank canvas class. Paintings will vary each class. Information: (918) 781-9690.

PAINTED FURNITURE CLASS, 6 to 9 p.m. every other Tuesday, You’ve Got to be Junking and Working Art Studio, 211 W. Broadway.Information: (918) 781-9690.

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