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May 2, 2013

Things to do – Classes 05.03.13

— BEGINNERS SPANISH CLASS, 7 to 9 p.m. May 3 at Christian Chapel Church, 4043 Chandler Rd. Classes will be held for eight weeks. Students will only need to purchase the book for the course. Information: (918) 441-6646.

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE, applications are now being accepted for Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for Children Inc. to become an advocate for an abused or neglected child. Volunteers are needed in both Muskogee and Wagoner counties. The classes will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday until May 9. Request an application by calling (918) 686-8199 in or email casaforchildren@sbcglobal.net. More information at www.casok.org.

WATERCOLOR CLASS, 6 to 8:30 p.m. May 13, Muskogee Art Guild. Cost: $15.

CREATIVE FUNDRAISING WORKSHOP, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 10, Grant Foreman Room at the Muskogee Public Library. Presented by Northeast Oklahoma Regional Alliance. Information: Rhonda Clemons Hill, (918) 822-7999 or rhondac@zoeinstitute.com.

PRECIOUS METAL CLAY CLASS, 6 to 8:30 p.m. May 27, Muskogee Art Guild. Cost: $15 plus supplies.

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.

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 Thursday, 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.

SPANISH CLASSES, 7 to 9 p.m. every Wednesday night starting May 1, Christ for the World Church, 120 N. 24th St. Cost: $60 for class and materials. Classes through June. Information: (918) 684-9963.

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.

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.

SUMMER ACADEMIES available for kids k-12. Classes are eight and 10 weeks. Classes include acdemic advancement (math, science, reading and english enrichment ACT/SAT prep. Art and Crafts, Expressions in Art, Weight reducing classes, invention classes, Food Prep and more. Participants can attend all day or half day sessions. Transportation is available and lunch will be provided. Classes are divivded into two sessions four and five weeks. Cost is $20 a session. Space is limited for each class. Field trips will also be provided. Scholarships are available on a limited basis. Information: Kathy, (918) 913-5101.

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