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May 1, 2014

THINGS TO DO — Classes 05.02.14

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: (918) 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.

AL-ANON MEETINGS, noon Tuesdays, St. Paul United Methodist Church, 2130 W. Okmulgee Ave., 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Fridays, Grace Episcopal Church, 218 N. Sixth St.

ANGER MANAGEMENT CLASSES, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday nights, New Pathways Behavioral Health, 223 N. Third Street, Suite 209. Cost: $30 per person, per session; $50 for couples; one-time textbook payment of $10. Information and registration, (918) 682-7797.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

DIABETES CLASS, 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month, Gaddy Drug. The topic is Sweet Spot, and will include diabetes medications and weights loss, and will also have a workbook. Information and reservations: (918) 682-5584.

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.

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 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.

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 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.

GLAD WAGS BASIC OBEDIENCE DOG CLASSES, 7:30 p.m. Thursday nights beginning May 8. Six-week course. Information: (918) 504-1764.

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.

INTRODUCTION TO ACRYLICS, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Muskogee Art Guild. Cost: $79 for the four week class. Information and registration: Carolyn Trimble, (918) 348-9641.

INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING, 10 a.m. to noon on Mondays, Muskogee Art Guild. Cost: $79 for the four week class. Information and registration: Carolyn Trimble, (918) 348-9641.

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.

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.

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.

PARENTING CLASSES, 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday nights, New Pathways Behavioral Health, 223 N. Third St., Suite 209. Cost: $30 per person, per session; $50 for couples; one-time textbook payment of $10. Information and registration, (918) 682-7797.

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

SUBSTANCE ABUSE CLASSES, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday nights, New Pathways Behavioral Health, 223 N. Third St., Suite 209. Cost: $30 per person, per session; $50 for couples; one-time textbook payment of $10. Information and registration, (918) 682-7797.

TAI CHI AND ARTHRITIS FLEX CLASSES, 5:15 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Grace Episcopal Church; 10 to 10:45 a.m. Saturdays, Farmer’s Market; 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Okay Senior Center, Okay.

UKB MONTHLY KEETOOWAH TRADITIONS CLASSES, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month, UKB Wellness Center. The lineup: May 22, Double wall basket weaving; June 26, marble game; July 24, introduction to quilting; Aug. 28, pucker toe moccasin making; Sept. 24, Keetoowah History presentation. Cost: $20 per person. Information: (918) 456-6533.

WATER AEROBICS CLASS, 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Muskogee Swim and Fitness Center. It is free for members, but non-members can pay $5. Instructor: Eve Whitney-Newton.

WEDNESDAY YOGA STRETCH, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, First United Methodist Church. It is a five-class series. Cost: $25. Information: Martha Stoodley, (918) 683-2373.

YOGA CLASSES, 6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays in May, The Papilion in Honor Heights Park. Instructor: Kristie Hale. Ages 13 and up. Cost: $10 per class. Bring your own yoga mat.

ZUMBA CLASSES, 4 p.m. Mondays, 4:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Saturdays, Tenkiller Area Community Organization Building, 32247 S. 540 Road, Cookson. Cost: $5 drop in or monthly rate, first class is free. Information: Joyce Bames, (918) 316-0251.

BEADING CLASS, May 10, The Blue Doors, Lake Tenkiller. Information: (918) 489-2174.

FREE FIREARM SAFETY SEMINAR, 10 a.m. today, Wagoner Civic Center. Classes will be instructed by John Baker. Topics will cover NRA safe gun rules, primary safety and more. Information: Wagoner County Sheriff’s Office, (918) 485-3124.

CONTAINER GARDENING CLASS, 10:30 a.m. May 8, OSU Extension Building. Guest speaker: David Hillock. Information: (918) 686-7200.

LEATHER CRAFTING, May 24, The Blue Doors, Lake Tenkiller. Information: (918) 489-2174.

MUSKOGEE ART GUILD SUMMER ART CAMP, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 2 through 6, 9 through 13 and 16 through 20, Muskogee Art Guild. The lineup: Baby Picassos, ages 4 and 5, cost: $45; Mud Slide, ages 6 to 15, cost: $55; Young Masters, ages 6 to 10, cost: $45; Butterflies set free, ages 6 to 15, cost: $45; Drawing out the Artist, ages 6 to 10, cost: $45; Rockin’ Around, ages 6 to 15, cost: $45; Paint the Masters, ages 11 to 15; cost: $45; Paper Mache, ages 6 to 10, cost: $45. Class details and times, info@muskogeeartguild.org.

ORIGAMI CLASS, June 7, The Blue Doors, Lake Tenkiller. Information: (918) 489-2174.

PASTELS FOR BEGINNERS, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 7, Muskogee Art Guild. Ages 16 and up. Instructor: Liz McKay. Cost: $35, all materials provided. Reservations due by May 29. Information: Carolyn Trimble, (918) 348-9641.

BOTANICAL PERFUMERY, June 14, The Blue Doors, Lake Tenkiller. Information: (918) 489-2174.

ACRYLIC PAINTING FOR BEGINNERS, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 21, Muskogee Art Guild. Ages 16 and up. Instructor: Gwyn LaCrone. Cost: $35, all materials provided. Reservations due by June 12. Information: Carolyn Trimble, (918) 348-9641.

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