Purchase your tickets now for Daddy Daughter Dinner Dance in Wonderland
Don't be late for a very important date! Join us down the rabbit hole for a Mad Hatter's Daddy Daughter Dinner Dance, and enjoy an evening in Wonderland.
Wear your best attire for all to admire.
Register online at loparks.org or call the Parks and Recreation front desk at 503-675-2549. Price is per pair; please register under daughter's name.
An additional sibling discount also is available. For ages 3-13, 6-8:30 p.m., Saturday, March 3, LOPR-Palisades, $55 for residents and $69 non-residents.
Skyhawks sports classes
Explore sports with an emphasis on fun and fundamentals. Young sports enthusiasts take their first steps into athletics.
Tiny-Hawk Soccer — For ages 3.5-4, 9:30-10 a.m., Saturdays, March 10-Apr. 21, LOPR-LOPR-Palisades, $39.
Mini-Hawk Multi-Sport (Soccer & Basketball) — For ages 4-6, 10:10-10:55 a.m., Saturdays March 10-Apr. 21, LOPR-Palisades, $39. Register at skyhawks.com.
Build-IT! Using DUPLO® Materials — Build a foundation for engineering with Duplo. Create airplanes, drawbridges, seesaws, cranes and more. Parents are welcome to join the fun as young builders learn about shapes, colors, patterns and counting. For ages 3-5, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Mondays, March 12-Apr. 23, LOPR-Palisades, $119.
Line Dance FREE-Try-It-Out-Days — Learn basic patterns, steps and dances. Bring your friends and meet others who enjoy moving to the beat. No partner needed. For ages 18-plus. Two try-it-free classes are offered: 7-8 p.m. Monday, March 12 or 10:45-11:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 14, LOPR-Palisades. Actual classes will start the following week. You will have an option of a Monday evening or Wednesday morning class. Pre-registration required for try-it-out day and regular classes.
Adult community center classes
Intro to Guitar — Impress your family and friends with a melodic strum or a popular rock tune. This fun course is designed to teach the basic fundamentals and techniques needed to play guitar in any musical style. For ages 18-plus, 5-6 p.m., Mondays, March 12-Apr. 30, Adult Community Center, $77.
Piano for Adults — Learn the basic skills of piano on a keyboard. Group lessons introduce students to the basics of music theory. Learn to play songs, read music and rhythmic expression. For ages 18-plus, 6-7 p.m., Mondays, March 12-Apr. 30, Adult Community Center, $77.
The World of Altered Books — Start with an old book as the platform and transform it by using different artistic techniques to create a new and unique piece of art. The possibilities are endless. For ages 18-plus, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Mondays, March 12-Apr. 30, LOPR-Palisades, $83.
Boomers Boot Camp Free Try-It-Out — Are you a boomer looking to gain strength and feel energized? This class is for all levels of fitness. Increase your heart rate, health and strength safely, effectively and comfortably, all while having fun and getting fit. Though perfect for those 55 and over, those age 18 + may enroll. Free class offered 9-10 a.m., Saturday, March 10. Actual class will be Saturdays, March 17-Apr. 28, Adult Community Center, $48.
Social Security Workshop for Boomers — Learn how to maximize your income from Social Security. The decisions baby boomers make now can have a tremendous impact on the total amount of benefits they stand to receive over their lifetime. For ages 55-plus, 6-8 p.m., Monday, Mar. 12, Adult Community Center, $15 individual, $25 for couples.
Class information is in the Parks & Recreation Activities Guide and online at www.loparks.org. You may register by internet, mail, drop-off during business hours at Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation-Palisades, 1500 Greentree Road, Lake Oswego 97034; or fax 503-697-6579; phone 503-675-2549. Non-residents generally pay more than fees shown. Scholarships are also available for Lake Oswego residents.
Judy Nelson is a registrar with Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation.