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Newton Rec. and CVCC classes

NEWTON, N.C. (Dec. 18, 2015)—The Newton Parks and Recreation Department and Catawba Valley Community College are proud to present classes which are sure to interest you or someone you know. Classes will be held at the Newton Recreation Center, 23 South Brady Ave.

NEW!!! Zumba–A Fun Way to Exercise
Zumba is a Spanish word that means “buzz like a bee and move fast,” according to the American Council on Exercise. When you’re participating in a Zumba group class, it doesn't really feel like you’re exercising. Instead, it feels more like you are “movin and groovin” at a dance party, so come to the class and have some fun! No partners needed. The class will be held on Thursdays, Jan. 21-Feb. 25, from 6-7:30 p.m. The fee for the class is $55. Instructor for the class is Regina Dula.

Stained Glass–Beginning I
Learn the fundamentals of stained glass design in this fun and entertaining class. You will learn how to choose the correct glass, create patterns, cut and grind glass, and complete two projects. A supply list is available prior to class. Approximate cost of supplies is $75. The class will be held on Mondays, Feb. 8-March 14, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The fee for the class is $60. Instructor for the class is Melanie Zimmerman.

Shag Dance–Beginning
The course will teach the dance of the South by introducing participants to the six count method. The course includes the basic shag step, female turn, male turn, chase, cuddle, pivot, lead out, and variations on the fundamental steps. The class will be held on Tuesdays, March 1-March 29, from 7-8:30 p.m. Cost for this class is $55 per person. Partners are needed for this class. Instructor for the class is Judy Boston.

Quilting–Back to the Basics
You decide what size quilt and what pattern you want to make. You will start with the basics and go from there. This class is designed for the beginner to intermediate student. The fee for the class is $45 per person. The class will be held on Mondays, March 14-May 9, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (no class on March 28). Instructor for the class is Mary Ann Parkhurst.

Needle Fun
The course instructs needle crafters of all skills levels. Variety is the spice of life in this class as participants choose which needle to use. It could be a knitting needle, an embroidery needle, or even a crochet hook. The class will be held on Tuesdays, March 15-May 10, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (no class on March 29). Cost for the class is $45. Instructor for the class is Mary Ann Parkhurst.

Stained Glass–Beginning II
This is a continuation of Stained Glass – Beginning I. Learn the fundamentals of stained glass design in this fun and entertaining class with an emphasis on lampshades. You will learn how to choose the correct glass, create patterns, cut and grind glass, and complete two projects. The class will be held on Mondays, April 4-May 9, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The fee for the class is $60. Instructor for the class is Melanie Zimmerman.

NEW!!! Zumba–A Fun Way to Exercise
Zumba is a Spanish word that means “buzz like a bee and move fast,” according to the American Council on Exercise. When you’re participating in a Zumba group class, it doesn't really feel like you’re exercising. Instead, it feels more like you are “movin and groovin” at a dance party, so come to the class and have some fun! No partners needed. The class will be held on Thursdays, April 7-May 12, from 6-7:30 p.m.  The fee for the class is $55. Instructor for the class is Regina Dula.

For more information or to register you may contact Cheri Toney at ctoney@cvcc.edu or 828-327-7037. You may also contact the Newton Parks and Recreation Department at 828-695-4317.