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Adult Classes

Not sure if a class is right for you?

Come try the first class for just $10. If you decide to take the class, you may register for the class at the main office.


The Park District offers limited financial assistance to In District patrons for classes, programs and activities. For more information contact the front office at 541-688-4052.


General Interest ClassesGeneral Interest


Affordable Life Coaching for Women

Life coaching is a process of bringing out the best of you so you can live your life to the fullest potential. It focuses on the present condition and looking forward, creating the desired future. Life coaching is for you if you want clarity about the present and the future, you have tried to make changes without success and you have a specific goal/dream but don’t know how to achieve it. Benefits include clarity about present/future, helps you to take action and motivates individuals toward their goals. For more information please contact the instructor, Dilfuza Mulvey, Certified Professional Coach at dilyamulvey@mail.ru. All appointments are private sessions. Held in Room 3 at Emerald Park. Cancellations/rescheduling appointments must be coordinated directly with Instructor.
4/7-6/9 . . . Sa . . . 10a-1p
½ hr. Session $20 . . . 1 hr. Session $35 . . . 1.5 hr. Session $50



Bunco is played with three dice. Groups play for prizes and cash. Each round correlates to a number on the die; the first round correlates with the one, round two correlates with the two, etc. If it is round four and the player rolls the dice and three of them land on four that player gets a bunco. We provide the supplies and love to teach people to play. Contact Christy at (541) 653-3734 for information or email riverroadbunco@gmail.com. Bring a side dish for a potluck. Held at River Road Annex, 1055 River Road.
4/1, 5/6, 6/3 . . . Su . . . 4:30-7p
$6 per month payable at the door.


Lane Writers Series

We have so much local talent! Enjoy monthly authors’ readings of poetry, fiction, non-fiction ... you name it! This FREE reading series is held at the River Road Annex, 1055 River Road.Authors’ books are available for purchase and refreshments are served.
4/22, 5/27, 6/24 . . . Su . . . 4:30-6p . . . Free


Shouldn’t You Be Doing Voice-Overs?

You’ve heard Lisa Foster on TV and radio commercials! Now hear Lisa live as she illustrates how you could actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, and videos! Most people go about it the wrong way. Lisa will show you a unique, outside the box way to cash in on one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there! This is a business that you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with practically no overhead! And NOW is the best time to make this happen as new companies are looking for new voices like never before. This exciting and fun class could be the game changer you’ve been looking for! Lisa Foster’s voice can be heard on commercials and narrations for such clients as: Crest Toothpaste, Olay, Café Appassionato, LA Weight Loss, Advanced Laser Clinics and Sleep Train.
4/24 . . . Tu . . . 7-9p . . . $30 ID/$40 OD


What Shape Are You In? Dress for it!

This is a class where you will learn:

The styles that will flatter your body shape
Style hacks that will help you look longer and leaner
How proportion affects the way you look
How to look younger and what to avoid

Instructor: Patricia Hillyer.
5/14 . . . M . . . 6:30-8:30p . . . $8 ID/$10 OD


Health & Wellness


Essential Oils 101

Curious about Essential Oils? Join us as we explore different oils and discover some of their uses and health benefits!  You’ll go home with two fun Make It & Take It items using 4 of the oils featured in our class.  We’ll be making an ah-mazing Foaming Face Wash with great benefits for skin and a Muscle Soothing roller bottle. Please note: Class repeats each month but...do-overs are welcome, sign-up with a friend! Instructor: Lisa Zisa
4/10 . . . Tu . . . 7-8:30p . . . Free
5/8 . . . Tu . . . 6:30-8p  . . . Free
6/2 . . . Sa . . . 10-11:30a . . . Free
Material fee of $10 due to instructor at the beginning of class.


Intuitive Birth

A childbirth class that focuses on the mother’s (and partner’s) intuition on how, when and where to birth their baby.  The class teaches from the understanding that birth is a natural, normal and physiological process, but recognizes that there are times when medical interventions may be needed. Topics include: Anatomy and physiology of birth, meditation, visualizations, positioning, other coping strategies, hormones, interventions, postpartum, emotional and family healing, growth and well-being. Instructor: Corrinne Kaleese & Kari Hagemeyer.
4/8-4/29 . . . Su . . . 12-3p
$90 ID/ $100 OD  . . . Fee includes birth partner.


Relationship Foundations

Ages 18+ Relationship Fundamentals teaches research-based relationship best practices proactively and in process. Topics include communication, emotional grounding, maintaining/developing fondness/admiration, conflict resolution, boundaries, emotional history, core wounds, deepening connection, uncovering dreams and aspirations, and ritual. Data, personal experiences/feedback, role playing, etc leads to practicing the topic in the couple’s relational context. Instructor: Mike Meyer, LCSW, CADC I, RSW, CADC I. mmeyer@efn.org 
4/20 . . . F . . . 9a-12p . . . $35ID/$40 OD


Stroke Awareness

Stroke Awareness Month is in May. Join us for a one-hour talk titled “Stroke: Be Prepared.” Learn how to recognize a stroke, why to act FAST and how brain cells can be saved. The talk involves a Power-Point presentation, which will help you identify your personal stroke risk factors, identify a potential stroke victim and recognize what to do (call 911!). Time will be given to practice your new skill of stroke identification. This class will be instructed by Maggie Shatzel, RN, the Stroke Coordinator at PeaceHealth RiverBend Medical Center. 
4/27 . . . F . . . 1-2p . . . Free


Trauma Informed Pathways to Wellness

Ages 18+. This 3 hour presentation has several steps and strategies for a guided, mindful, supportive way to achieve wellness after a trauma history. Topics such as trauma support, resiliency, nervous system awareness, road blocks, relationship to addictions, wellness best practices, and community sourcing are among the topics. Instructor: Mike Meyer, LCSW, CADC I,SW, CADC I. mmeyer@efn.org

4/27       F             9a-12p                 $35ID/$40 OD



Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s - Early Stage

In the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, families face new questions as they adjust. This three-part program provides practical answers to the questions that arise in the early stage.


Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers

Part I of this program will look at the nature of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, acceptance and adjustment to the diagnosis, and joining with the person with the diagnosis to form a partnership that will help you develop strategies for coping with new changes.
5/4 . . . F . . . 10-11:30a


Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers

Part II of this program will examine working with your health care team, disclosing the diagnosis to others in your circle of friends and family, work issues, and community resources that may be of help in the early stages.
5/11 . . . F . . . 10-11:30a


Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers

Part III discusses the legal, financial and safety plans that you will need to make now. This part will look at how important it is to make plans before you need them to prevent future difficulties, and about caring for yourself in the process.
5/18 . . . F . . . 10-11:30a

Urban Homesteading Series

4/4-6/6 . . . W . . . 7-9p
Cost per class: $18 ID/$21 OD
Instructor: Kevin Prier.

4/4 - Intro to Urban Homesteading – Free

Come find out how you can start living more simply, sustainably, and cheaply. We will discuss why we do what we do, how to decide where to start and how to get the best return on your efforts. We will also discuss topics for the remainder of the series. If you are interested in any of the homesteading classes, we encourage you to join us for this discussion.


4/11 - Organic Gardening

Learn gardening techniques for container gardening to full-sized family gardening. Gardening basics and more advanced techniques will include starts vs. direct sowing, co-planting, beneficial insects and how to attract them, composting, soil amendments, maximizing limited space, saving seed, and winter gardening.

4/18 - Beneficial Insects in the Garden

There is a whole host of insects out there to help your garden grow and produce. Learn about predatory flies, beetles, assassin bugs, and many other predators and pollinators and how to attract them and get them working for you. You’ll be surprised at how many there really are.

4/25 - Backyard Poultry

Nothing beats a fresh backyard egg. Learn how to raise egg-laying chickens and ducks – breeds, feed, housing, and safeguards against predators and disease. Get a small coop or chicken tractor ready for spring hatching season.


4/29 - Edible Landscaping and Foraging

(Sunday, 2–4pm, at instructor’s home) Don’t just pull those weeds – eat them! Find out what native “weeds” are edible and how to prepare them. You’ll be surprised at how much food you’ve been pulling up and throwing in the yard waste. Plant a variety of perennial vegetables and edible ornamentals for a beautiful and edible landscape. Learn about common wild foraging plants – berries, flowers, greens, roots, and common mushrooms – and their habitats.


5/9 - Fermenting: Sauerkraut, Kombucha

Learn sauerkraut basics as we turn a head (or several) of cabbage and some salt into sauerkraut and take home a pint to ferment and enjoy. You will also learn how to make kimchi, kombucha, vinegar, and gurken pickles. There will be kombucha SCOBY to take home for anyone who wants it.


5/16 - Bread Making/Sourdough

Learn how to catch, care for, and use a wild sourdough culture. We will also go over regular bread baking techniques for those who want to start simple. Over the course of this class, we will make a batch of sourdough bread while we learn about proofing, the complex biology of a vital sourdough culture, and tips and tricks to get that great artisanal style bread in your own kitchen. Take home your own small round loaf and a sourdough culture.


5/23 - Cheese Making

We will make a fresh hard cheese and ricotta, and learn about different hard and soft cheese cultures and processes. We will go through the entire process from cultured milk to formed cheese ready for the press. We will also go over how to make yogurt and kefir.


5/30 - Sausage Making

If you love sausages but hate what goes into the ones from the grocery store, you can learn how to make your own from fresh whole ingredients. Develop your own spice mix so your sausage is as mild or spicy as you like.


6/6 - Soap Making

Learn the basics of making bar soap from scratch. We will discuss the chemistry of saponification, properties of different base oils and local sources, and fragrance oils and other additives while we make a batch of soap. You will also learn how to make liquid soap and two forms of laundry soap. Take home a share of the soap we produce.


Computer ClassesComputers

55+ classesAll classes are 55+ friendly

The computer workshops apply to anyone who has a Windows PC or a Mac or both, as noted.


Instructors Carole & John Hall are semi-retired computer professionals. They develop and provide detailed, illustrated handouts for every workshop. For specific questions regarding classes please email the instructors at: pcworkshops@comcast.net.


Refunds will only be given if participant gives 48 hours or more notice of cancellation.


Mac Classes: If you have a Mac laptop that’s working well, bring it to class with adapter & plug.


Windows classes: Limited Windows 10s are available in class. If you have a Windows 10 laptop that’s working well, bring it to class with adapter & plug.


The workshops with “Computer” in the title apply to those with Windows or Mac PCs.


Learn How to Speak Computer!

Do you have problems with computer terms and how to explain computer problems? Whether you use Mac, Windows, tablets, or smartphones, this class and handout can help. The Guide to Computer Terms & Use you’re given defines basic terms and gives how-to info for any computer.
4/5  . . . Th . . . 12:30-3:30p
Adult: $21 ID/$25 OD  . . . Senior: $17 ID/$21 OD


Practice Mac Basics & More

Are you a new Mac user?...OR...Do you need to fill in the blanks to better use your Mac? If so, learn how to practice and use the most needed Mac features and functions. You’ll also discover how to improve Mac security and add apps you want, even those not in the App Store.
4/12 . . . Th . . . 12:30-3:30p
Adult: $21 ID/$25 OD  . . . Senior: $17 ID/$21 OD


Solve Windows 10 Hassles

Are you annoyed or confused by Windows 10’s constant changes and large updates? Learn how to avoid W10’s worst hassles while protecting your privacy, an ongoing problem with W10. You’ll also identify and resolve other common problems, including security, getting rid of bad apps, etc.
4/19 . . . Th . . . 12:30-3:30p
Adult: $21 ID/$25 OD  . . . Senior: $17 ID/$21 O


Organize Your Mac

Do you have problems identifying and finding all items saved in your Mac? This class helps you find & organize everything (documents, photos, etc.) in Finder. You’ll also practice with Cut, Copy, Paste to move & save info, and Flash Drives & Memory Cards to add and remove items.
4/26 . . . Th . . . 12:30-3:30p
Adult: $21 ID/$25 OD  . . . Senior: $17 ID/$21 OD


Help Avoid Malicious Email Threats

Today email thieves are using 10 or more malicious methods to corrupt your email. To help avoid these threats, you need to identify problem emails & have at least 2 email addresses. But checking multiple addresses can be a hassle. So you’ll also practice with a free program that lets you list all your email in one location & have one user-friendly method for all.
5/3 . . . Th . . . 12:30-3:30p
Adult: $21 ID/$25 OD  . . . Senior: $17 ID/$21 OD


Keep Photos in Your Mac not the Cloud

Would you rather NOT have to keep and edit your photos in Apple’s Cloud? If so, instead of using Photos, you can practice with Mac’s free basic photo editing program and others to keep and edit all your photos within your Mac, including those from tablets & phones.
5/10 . . . Th . . . 12:30-3:30p
Adult: $21 ID/$25 OD  . . . Senior: $17 ID/$21 OD


Protect Your Computer, Tablet, & Phone

Learn how to help protect any computer (Mac, Windows, Android) from outside attacks on the Internet & in email, and internal problems from crashes, OS changes, etc. Find good virus & malware protection, avoid hijackers & bad apps, and create backups to replace a failed hard drive.
5/17 . . . Th . . . 12:30-3:30p
Adult: $21 ID/$25 OD  . . . Senior: $17 ID/$21 OD

Windows 7: What to Do When It’s No Longer Safe

If you use Windows 7, what will you do in 1-½ years when its security is no longer supported by Microsoft? Check the pros and cons of the multiple options available to help you make your best choice. Also learn methods to keep your W7 PC running well until then.
5/24 . . . Th . . . 12:30-3:30p
Adult: $21 ID/$25 OD  . . . Senior: $17 ID/$21 OD


Intro to Linux PCs

Discover the pluses for using Linux OS computers, the PC version of UNIX. This OS is becoming a viable alternative to Mac or Windows. Linux can be installed for FREE on almost any computer, accommodate many current apps/programs, and work as a dual OS with Windows.
5/31 . . . Th . . . 12:30-3:30p
Adult: $21 ID/$25 OD  . . . Senior: $17 ID/$21 OD


Use the Free LibreOffice Writer on Any Computer

LibreOffice Writer is a free, flexible, easy-to-use word processor available for Mac, Windows, and Linux PCs. It’s part of a free office suite that contains a spreadsheet, database, & 4 other apps. You’ll learn how to set up pages and tables, include photos in documents, and open other WP documents in Writer.
6/7 . . . Th . . . 12:30-3:30p
Adult: $21 ID/$25 OD  . . . Senior: $17 ID/$21 OD



Digital Cameras


Look for the Summer Program Guide for more classes!



Language ClassesLanguages

55+ classesAll classes are 55+ friendly


French - Advanced

Improve your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills based on a French novel or articles designed for native speakers. Grammar and vocabulary discussed. Instructor: Amey Herman.
4/3-6/5 . . . Tu . . . 8:30-10a
Adult: $70 ID/$85 OD  . . . Senior: $55 ID/$70 OD


Italian 1

An introduction to Italian language and culture. Focus is on basic conversation skills, useful vocabulary and phrases for the traveler. Textbook Living Language is available for purchase from the park office. Instructor: Sied Imani.
4/3-6/5 . . . Tu . . . 6-8:30p
Adult: $85 ID/$100 OD  . . . Senior: $70 ID/$85 OD


Italian 2

Emphasis on vocabulary and grammar. Guided dialog will help improve pronunciation and increase comprehension. Textbook: Living Language is available for purchase at office. Beginning Italian or instructor approval required. Instructor: Sied Imani.
4/4-6/6 . . . W . . . 6-8:30p
Adult: $85 ID/$100 OD . . . Senior: $70 ID/$85 OD


Spanish 1

Beginning class no experience necessary. Focus on commonly used phrases and language for the traveler. Textbook: Living Language is available for purchase from the office.
4/3-6/5 . . . Tu . . . 3-5:30p
4/4-6/6 . . . W . . . 11:30a-2p
Adult: $85 ID/$100 OD . . . Senior: $70 ID/$85 OD


Spanish 1+

Focus on commonly used phrases and language for the traveler. Textbook: Living Language is available for purchase from the office. Must have instructor approval or have taken one term of Spanish 1. Instructor: Sied Imani.
4/4-6/6 . . . W . . . 9-11:30a
Adult: $85 ID/$100 OD . . . Senior: $70 ID/$85 OD


Spanish 2+

Continuation of beginning Spanish, with an emphasis on vocabulary and grammar. Guided dialog to improve pronunciation and increase comprehension. Textbook: Living Language is available for purchase at the office. Spanish I or instructor approval required. Held at River Road Annex, 1055 River Road. Instructor: Sied Imani.
4/5-6/7 . . . Th . . . 1:45-4:15p
Adult: $85 ID/$100 OD . . . Senior: $70 ID/$85 OD


Spanish for Medical Professionals

Practice the rudimentary, practical language skills needed to communicate with Spanish speaking patients and family. Learn the language, the culture, and know how to ask for information in order to provide quality health care. Instructor: Sied Imani
4/2-6/4 . . . M . . . 6:15-8:30p
Adult: $85 ID/$100 OD  . . . Senior: $70 ID/$85 OD


Spanish Club

Practice listening, speaking and reading using audio visual materials in an informal setting. Basic knowledge of Spanish is needed. Club Coordinators: Janet Pietzold & Bonnie Rutledge.
4/5-6/7 . . . Th . . . 10a-12p . . . $5 per term




Applied Arts

55+ classesAll classes are 55+ friendly

Drop in fee for all fine art classes is $10.



Flower Power 1

Love flowers? This hands-on design class will teach you basic styles and techniques of flower arranging. Create a new fresh arrangement each week to take home. Cost includes supplies and flowers. Class held at the Flower Market: 151 Main St., Springfield. Instructor: Fran Sondag.
4/3-5/1 . . . Tu . . . 6:15-8:15p  . . . $90


Flower Power 2

(Must complete Flower Power 1) Love flowers? This hands-on class will build upon the techniques of flower arranging learned in Flower Power 1. Create a new fresh arrangement each week to take home. Cost includes supplies and flowers. Class held at the Flower Market: 151 Main St., Springfield. Instructor: Fran Sondag.
5/8-6/5 . . . Tu . . . 6:15-8:15p . . . $90


Knitting & Crocheting

Learn basic knitting and crocheting techniques. Bring your own project. Individual help will be given. Bring your own crochet hook, size G or H or knitting needles, size 8 or 9, and worsted weight yarn. Instructor: Cindy Sittner.
4/2-6/4 . . . M . . . 1-3p
Adult: $30 ID/$35 OD  . . . Senior: $25 ID/$30 OD


Mosaics/Garden Art

In mosaics, learn to design pictures on everything from flower pots to designer stepping stones. Choosing a base, selecting the kind of pieces you want to use, type of adhesive, breaking or cutting, arranging your pieces then grouting and sealing. In this class we will be working on some “Garden Art” projects. Some supplies are covered in class fee. Instructor: Cindy Sittner.
4/5-6/7 . . . Th . . . 12:30-2:30p
Adult: $50 ID/$60 OD  . . . Senior: $40 ID/$50 OD


Stained Glass: Beginning & Intermediate

Learn glass cutting, pattern design, copper foil construction, soldering, and other techniques related to stained glass. Emphasis will be on project construction with individual attention. Supplies discussed at first class. All tools are available for use in class. Instructor: Cindy Sittner.
4/3-6/5 . . . Tu . . . 12:30-2:30p
Adult: $60 ID/$70 OD  . . . Senior: $50 ID/$60 OD


Sewing Circle

Come sew and learn from others. We have a bunch of people with a lot of sewing experience so bring your projects and if you need help with something, you have a group of ladies with years of know how. Everyone is very willing to help one another. You can come and go as you please; there will be no formal structure. If you can’t stay the whole time or make it twice a month, no biggy. This is “fun time” so we don’t want anyone to feel any pressure. We are meeting at what would normally be dinner time so feel free to bring food and drink with you. We are looking forward to many fun evenings with you all!
4/3, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 6/5, 6/19   
1st and 3rd . . . Tu . . . 5-8p . . . Free




Fine Arts ClassesFine Arts

55+ classesAll classes are 55+ friendly


Painting with Passion: Open Studio

Come explore painting, communicating what the eye sees on the canvas. Continue to paint like yourself and find your own style, taking risks as we work thru techniques, color and creativity. Bring references and materials. There will be demos and critiques. Supply list for newcomers at first class.
Instructor: Lynzie Kronhein.
4/2-6/4 . . . M . . . 1:30-4:30p
4/2-6/4 . . . M . . . 5:30-8:30p
Adult: $95 ID/$110 OD  . . . Senior: $80 ID/$95 OD


Watercolor: Beginning & Intermediate

Learn how to enjoy the art of watercolor. Carol teaches her own method of Rock & Roll in watercolor. Learn how to make watercolors vibrant and alive. If you have any watercolor supplies bring them. The instructor will do some demos and you may follow along or work on your own project. If you don’t have supplies for the first day, we have some to get you started. Instructor: Carol Fourtner.
4/3-6/5 . . . Tu . . . 9a-12p
4/3-6/5 . . . Tu . . . 1-4p
4/5-6/7 . . . Th  . . . 9a-12p
4/5-6/7 . . . Th . . . 1-4p
Adult: $95 ID/$110 OD  . . . Senior: $80 ID/$95 OD
Drop in fee: $15 Adult / $10 Senior


Water Media Painting Group

Join this informal water media painting group. Non-structured with critiques if desired.
4/4-6/6 . . . W . . . 9a-12p . . . $15


Chinese Inkbrush Painting

Teresa, from Taiwan, will teach beginners the basics of Chinese inkbrush painting. Students will learn about types of brushes, paper and ink. Classes will focus on the “Four Gentlemen” – bamboo, orchid, chrysanthemum and plum flower – as well as Chinese landscapes. Students may proceed at their own pace. Bring your own equipment, or buy inexpensive items from the teacher ($50 for complete supplies: sumi ink, brush, shuen paper and mat). Instructor: Teresa Hsu
4/4-6-6 . . . W . . . 1-4p
Adult: $95 ID/$110 OD . . . Senior: $80 ID/$95 OD




Ballroom Dance

55+ classesAll classes are 55+ friendly

Registration for all classes can now be made through StaverDanceSport at (541) 746-6268. View their class schedule HERE.


Dance ClassesDance


Belly Dance: Beginning

Learn the art of belly dance in a fun and supportive atmosphere. Class will cover basic movements, isolation’s, and cultural/historical aspects. An enjoyable way to improve your grace, flexibility, and muscle tone. Instructor: Candice Morgan.
4/5-6/7 . . . Th . . . 6:30-7:30p
Adult: $45 ID/$55 OD  . . . Senior: $35 ID/$45 OD


Belly Dance: Intermediate

Geared toward the student who has a thorough understanding of the basics. Focus on building a bigger vocabulary of movement and knowledge. Will include movement review, combinations, finger cymbals, veil work, costuming, and more. Instructor approval needed to take this class. Instructor: Candice Morgan.
4/5-6/7 . . . Th . . . 7:30-8:30p
Adult: $45 ID/$55 OD  . . . Senior: $35 ID/$45 OD


New! Capoeira Mandinga

Ages 12+. Capoeira is an ancient martial art created by African and Brazilian people long ago. It is a beautiful blend of body expression, dance, music, and movement. Classes are intended for beginners but all skill levels are welcome to practice. Build a foundation by learning the basic physical, musical, and cultural elements of capoeira. Class will start with basic warm up and movements building a foundation in Capoeira. Movement sequences will be followed by partner drills. The class will end with students applying what they have learned to the game or dance of Roda (a circle of people playing music and singing traditional capoeira songs). Uniform required after the first month. Instructor: Nathaniel Branning.
4/3-6/7 . . . TuTh . . . 6:15-7:45p
$60/month or $10 Drop-in Fee
One time uniform cost: $45


Hawaiian Hula Basics: Beginners

Ages 12+. Spring into hula! This dance exercise class is a great supplement to your healthy lifestyle towards better health, engaging in low-impact movements using core muscles, and breath to improve coordination, and whole body wellness. No experience necessary! Bring your sense of fun, community, and joy to share in a supportive environment. Wear modest, comfortable clothing you can move freely in (no swimsuits), be prepared to dance barefoot, and bring a sarong wrap to wear for class. Aloha! Instructor: Miss Iwalani
4/5-4/26 . . . Th . . . 6:15-7:15p
Youth/Senior: $38 ID/$43 OD . . . Adult: $48 ID/ $53 OD


Line Dancing

Some prior dance experience is useful for this improved beginner class. Line dancing is good exercise for your brain, can help with balance and is low impact on your joints. Come meet new people and have fun while exercising. Wear loose, cool, clothing and shoes that will slide on the floor. No partner necessary. Instructor: Mary Wall. No class on 5/10.
4/12-6/7 . . . Th . . . 2:30-3:30p
Adult: $40 ID/$48 OD  . . . Senior: $32 ID/$40 OD


Party Dancing with DJ Dave

Have a wedding or other party coming up where there will be dancing? Wish you knew the steps, so you could join in? Good News! Lazer Dave Entertainment will be providing free dancing lesson sessions! Each session will cover a popular dance step or line dance. Have some fun, get a bit of exercise and be ready for the dance parties. All ages welcome. Instructor: DJ Lazer Dave.
4/2-6/4 . . . M . . . 8-9p
Donations accepted at the door.




Music ClassesMusic


Acoustic Jam Session

Join us for a drop in acoustic string jam session (guitar, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, base fiddle, ukulele, etc.) at the River Road Annex, 1055 River Road. All levels welcome. For questions, please call 541-521-5601. The acoustic jam will take place on the following dates. Held at River Road Annex, 1055 River Road.
4/8 & 15, 5/13 & 20, 6/10 & 17 . . . Su . . . 4:30-7p
$5 per term



All ages. A lifelong musician, Ashley Wright has studied music at the U of O, and now performs with local ensembles Samba Ja and The Beat Crunchers on percussion, keyboards and saxophone. Her experience includes private piano lessons, co-directing Samba Ja, and tutoring music theory at LCC. Ashley’s motivation for playing music is to have fun. Weekly half-hour private lessons. Please call our office at 541-688-4052 for Ashley’s contact info to determine lesson availability.
Ongoing  . . . TuWTh
$18 ID/$20 OD Per 30 minute lesson


Guitar / Voice

Ages 10+. Melody Joy Jackson has been teaching music since 1999 and absolutely loves it! Melody offers guitar and voice lessons teaching fundamentals as well as practical application in music. Her teaching approach is based on her students learning style and interests. Melody has been giving private lessons and directing music programs on the Oregon Coast for many years and has now relocated to Eugene. Lessons are offered once per week and scheduled through the instructor on a monthly base. To schedule a lesson, contact Melody Joy at 541-264-0610 or by email at melodyjoyjackson@gmail.com. Fees are due in full at the beginning of the month. Please stop by or call the Park District Office at (541) 688-4052 to pay for your lessons once you have scheduled them with the instructor. Make up lessons may be rescheduled with the instructor. No refunds for missed lessons.
Ongoing F
1/2 hour lesson: $20
45 min. lesson: $30
1 hour lesson: $35


Introduction to Guitar: Group & Lessons

Ages 18+. Designed for the beginner guitarist, this course covers a wide variety of musical styles and techniques. Students will develop fundamentals of guitar playing with particular focus on proper playing position, right and left hand technique, chord accompaniment and learning songs. In addition to guitar fundamentals, students will learn general musical principles including music theory, music reading and ear training. Students enrolled in the course will have 24/7 access to a supplemental course website with over 200 video and sound exercises. Instructor: Pat Waters, GuitarClimb, LLC. Required materials: Guitar (acoustic preferable) and tuner. Required text: Learning the Guitar, A Holistic Approach by Pat Waters. Offered at a heavily discounted rate for registered students.
4/7-6/9 . . . Sa . . . 9-10a . . . $130 ID/$140 OD
$20 material fee payable to instructor at 1st class includes 225 page method book.






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