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January 31, 2013

THINGS TO DO — Classes 02.01.13

— ANGER MANAGEMENT RESOLUTION/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CLASSES, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday nights, Feb. 6 - April 10, Ark of Faith. Participants must commit and attend all classes to receive a certificate. Regestration: (918) 682-8411, leave message.

ART CLASSES, 6 to 8:30 p.m. second and fourth Monday of the month, Art Guild, 315 Court St. The lineup: Feb. 9, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. watercolor class with Barbara Moore. Cost: $30. Information: Polly Moore (918) 453-3244; Feb. 11, basic watercolor class ed by Barbara Moore. All supplies will be furnished but the brushes, you will need to bring a good #4 & 8 brush. Cost: $15 per person. Information: Polly Moore (918) 453-3244; Feb. 25, glass art, conducted by Polly Moore and Marie Gassaway. Cost: $15. Information: Polly Moore (918) 453-3244.

DEAF SIGNING CLASSES, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday nights, Feb. 6 - April 10, East Broadway Ark of Faith. Participants must register in person with Ark of Faith.

DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASS, 6 to 9 p.m. March 11-12, Farm Bureau office, 26 E. Shawnee Bypass, hosted by Muskogee County Farm Bureau. Cost will be $10 each for Farm Bureau members and $20 each for non-members. Reservations and information: (918) 682-2091.

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.

MASTER GARDENER CLASSES, 1 to 5 p.m. Feb. 7, 14, 21, March 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25, OSU Extension Services office. Class schedule: Feb. 7, Intro to Master Gardening Program and Overview; Feb. 14, Soils and Plant Nutrition; Feb. 21, Backyard Fruit and Nut Production; March 14, Basic Entomology/Integrated Pest Management; March 21, Home Vegetable Gardening; March 28, Turfgrass Management; April 4, Basic Plant Pathology; April 11, Herbaceous Ornamentals; April 18, Woody Ornamentals; April 25, Pesticide Safety and Handling. Register before Feb. 1 if possible. Information: Mandy Blocker, (918) 686-7200 or mandy.blocker@okstate.edu.

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.

EVANGELIST JOYCE GAULDIN 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.

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