Aug. 7, 2002
<lst>To have class announcements listed free in the Loudoun Connection, mail to 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102, e-mail to Loudoun@connectionnewspapers.com or fax to 703-917-0991. Deadline is two weeks before class date. Photos/artwork encouraged. Questions? Call Michael O'Connell at 703-917-6449.
<cal1>Health & Fitness
<cal2>The Sterling Community Center offers an aerobic exercise class that incorporates kick-boxing moves with no contact, on Wednesdays and Fridays, 9-10 a.m. Cost is $25 per month. Child care is available for an additional fee. Call 703-430-9480 for more information.
Philomont Community Center's "Toning with Peggy Carter" exercise class will continue throughout the summer. The classes are held Tuesday from 10-11 a.m. and Friday from 9-10 a.m. The cost of the class is $6 per session. Attendees need to bring a mat and weights and should dress comfortably.
Exercise classes at the Loudoun County Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace. Belly Dancing: Every Tuesday 6:30-7:30 p.m. beginning on Sept. 10. Classes will be taught by Bambi Nieto and will run through Oct. 8. Cost is $30 for members and $35 for non-members for the five sessions. Open to any adult 18 years and older. Gentle Yoga: Every Tuesday 6:30-7:45 p.m. beginning on Sept. 10. Classes will be taught by Lin Wagener and will run through Oct. 29. Cost is $60 for members and $68 for non-members for the eight sessions. Open to any adult 18 years and older. Tai Chi: Start on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Classes for intermediates from 12-1 p.m. and classes for beginners from 1-2 p.m. Taught by Sylvia White. Classes will run through Oct. 30. Cost is $36 for members and $42 for non-members for the six sessions and is only open to seniors 55 years of age and older. Registration is required for all classes and class size is limited. Register at the Senior Center or call 703-430-2397. Payment is required to confirm registration.
<cal2>Instructor Katayoun teaches belly dancing with a veil. Wednesday, Aug. 7 at the Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Place in Sterling. 7:30 p.m. Participants will learn to move with poise and grace to authentic Middle Eastern rhythms. Bring a 2-3 yard veil or light fabric. $48/month. To register, call 703-433-2460, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
<cal1>Arts & Crafts
<cal2>Silk Painting & Beading Classes. A variety of courses are being offered this summer for ages 16 and up. Contact the instructor, Laura Efthim at 540-822-5239 for information and registration. "Intro to Silk Painting," Aug. 5, 6-8 p.m. $30 per person, supplies included. "Silk Painted Scarf," Aug. 7 and 9, 6-8 p.m. $50 per person, supplies included. "Intro to Wire Working," Aug. 10, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., $30 per person, supplies included. "Beading with Seed Beads," Aug. 17, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., $30 per person, supplies included. "Bead Making," Aug. 24, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., $30 per person, supplies included.
Watercolor Workshops. Instructor: Catherine Fetterman. Aug. 2 and 3, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Both workshops are designed for beginning and intermediate level watercolor students ages 16 and up. Cost is $65 for a single session or $125 or two sessions plus supplies. Contact the instructor at 703-443-1143 for information and registration.
Introduction to Ceramics classes for individuals 55 years of age and older at the Loudoun County Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace. Cost is $18 for members, $19 for non-members for the two-hour class and a ceramic piece. Wednesday, Aug. 28 and Tuesday, Sept. 10 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. with volunteer instructors Bob Mayer, Ethel Perkins and Frank Smith. Registration is required. Class size is limited to eight participants. Register at the Senior Center or call 703-430-2397. Payment is required to confirm registration.
<cal2>AARP's 55 Alive Mature Driving class will be offered at the Loudoun County Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace. Wednesday, Sept. 25 and Friday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost is $10. Registration is required and participants must attend both sessions. Class size is limited to 30 seniors. Register at the Senior Center or call 703-430-2397. Payment is required to confirm registration.
<cal2>Computer classes for seniors 55 years and older at Loudoun County Senior Center at Cascades Marketplace. Learn how to use a computer, write a letter, send e-mail or explore the Internet. Cost for each class is $18 for members and $19 for non-members unless otherwise noted. Introduction to Computers: Tuesday, Aug. 27 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. with Tim Einstein and Thursday, Sept. 5 from 1-4 p.m. with Gene Gould. Windows 95/98: Wednesday, Sept. 11 from 1-4 p.m. with Gene Gould. Internet: Thursday, Sept. 26 from 1-4 p.m. with Gene Gould. Photo Editing and Restoration: Thursday, Sept. 19 from 1-5 p.m. with Gene Gould. Register at the Senior Center or call 703-430-2397. Payment is required to confirm registration.