Winter is a great time to learn to play golf
Winter is a great time to take up golf.
As contrary as that might seem there is a reason for that. Private and semi-private adult golf lessons are priced at a 20% discount at Lake Oswego Golf Course. Now through February 2020, private lessons will be offered for individuals or groups of up to four. Individual lessons are 45 minutes in length; semi-private lessons are 50 minutes to one hour in length, depening on the group size. Interested in a playing lesson on the course? Sign up for a one-hour on-course lesson with up to four people for $120. Visit lakeoswegogolf.org for instructor rates, bios and booking information.
The Lake Oswego Golf Course is located at 17525 Stafford Road in Lake Oswego.
Tinseltown Trolley Rides
Discover the magic of the holiday season with a yuletide ride on the historic Willamette Shore Trolley. Children will delight in a merry experience aboard the decorated trolley that includes holiday lights, games, sweet treats, carols and more. As the trolley makes its way back to the station, guests are treated to a visit from a very special guest all the way from the North Pole. Rides are approximately 45 minutes. Create a family tradition with the Tinseltown Trolley by reserving your seats today. Adult tickets $20, children 12 and under $17. Rides will occur Friday through Sunday, Dec. 13-15.
Make Your Own Holiday Centerpiece — Learn how to create your own holiday table centerpiece and leave with a beautiful and personal creation. Learn the basic principles of floral design and how to work with floral foam. Arrange flowers and greens to create a pleasing table arrangement. All materials provided. Bring your own clippers for working with greens and flowers. For ages 18+, 1-3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 16, Luscher Farm, $40. Register online at rogersonclematiscollection.org/events.
Bob Ross Oil Painting
Easy step-by-step class takes beginners to seasoned painters from blank canvas to finished masterpiece in one class. All supplies provided. Visit loparks.org to view paintings. For ages 12+. Both classes are held at the Adult Community Center and have a fee of $49. Choose to paint either:
Hidden Winter Moon — 1-4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 19
Golden Sunset — 5:30-9 p.m., Monday, Nov. 25
Social Security Planning
Social Security Planning 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+, 6-8 p.m., Monday, Nov. 18, Adult Community Center, $15.
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, at the Public Golf Course, 17525 Stafford Road, Lake Oswego 97035; 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 for Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation.
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