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2014 Spring/Summer

Adult Classes & Activities www.howardcountymd.gov/rap

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General Information Table of Contents Special Events

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Classes & Activities Cooking Crafts & Fine Arts Dance Lifelong Learning Music & Theater Arts

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Fitness Aerobics & Conditioning Health & Relaxation

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How to Register On-line: www.howardcountymd.gov/rap Phone: 410-313-7275 (8 AM-4:30 PM, M-F) Fax: 410-313-4660 TTY: 410-313-4665 Mail: Howard County Recreation & Parks 7120 Oakland Mills Road Columbia, MD 21046 Walk-in: Howard County Recreation & Parks 7120 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia (8 AM-4:30 PM, M-F) Gary J. Arthur Community Center 2400 Rte. 97, Cooksville (8 AM-8 PM, M-Sa; 9 AM-5 PM, Su) North Laurel Community Center 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road, Laurel (8 AM-8 PM, M-Sa; 9 AM-5 PM, Su) Robinson Nature Center 6692 Cedar Lane, Columbia (9 AM-5 PM, W-Sa; Noon-5 PM, Su) Roger Carter Community Center 3000 Milltowne Drive, Ellicott City (7 AM-10 PM, M-Sa; 7 AM-9 PM, Su)

We recognize that you may wish to withdraw for a variety of reasons, but our policy encourages early decisions so as to not affect other customers or our ability to efficiently deliver the programs. At a minimum, all refund requests are subject to a 20% administrative fee. Additional fees may be assessed to recover costs associated with the program. Class programs require at least two weeks advance notice of withdrawal to avoid the additional fees. Trip refunds may reflect pre-paid admissions; but the option to transfer your ticket may be considered. Competitive sport program time frame for refunds reflects planning time and team selections; check refund details on website. There are no refunds for missed sessions.

Inclement Weather Howard County Recreation & Parks strives to operate regardless of weather (canceling is our last resort). Some activities are outdoors, in parks. Please consider the weather before attending a class. To check the status of your program, please call our Program Status Line at 410-313-4451.

Payment Information Include payment with your registration form – a check or money order payable to the Howard County Director of Finance, or credit card information. (We accept American Express, Discover, MasterCard and VISA.) Please sign the waiver on your receipt and bring it to the first session.

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Special Events

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June

Howard County’s July 4th Festival & Fireworks

All ages / Jul 4 (rain date Jul 5) / Free Join Howard Countians at the annual 4th of July Festival and Fireworks celebration. The event features live entertainment on two stages. The second stage hosts children’s entertainment. Bring a picnic or purchase food from on-site vendors. Parking is free. Visit www.howardcountymd.gov/rap after June 1 for activities schedule. Info: Ann Combs, 410-313-4624. Columbia Lakefront 5-10 PM, Fireworks at 9:30 PM

Sunset Serenades Summer Concerts

Wed evenings Jun 25-Aug 13 / $3 parking donation Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy performances in the park. Visit the boat dock to rent a canoe or paddle boat or purchase a beverage or ice cream. Bring a picnic dinner, as food is not sold on site. Info: 410-313-4700 or www.howardcountymd.gov/summerconcerts.htm in June for a schedule of performers (subject to change). Inclement weather info: 410-313-4451. Centennial Pk South

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August Rockburn Open Car Show

All ages / Aug 16 / Free to visitors, exhibitor fees below The Rockburn Open Car Show is an exciting event that celebrates the beauty of classic, antique, hot rods and modified cars. Everyone finds great enjoyment in viewing the cars on display. The show is open to the public and admission is free. Food is available for purchase. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Ann Combs, 410-313-4624. Rockburn Branch Pk / 10 AM-2 PM / Sa RP4099.801 Car Entries $10, preregister; $15, on-site registration

Traveling Bands Summer Concert Series

Select evenings / Free Our traveling Showmobile stage comes to a park near you! Grab a blanket or lawn chair, bring the family, have a picnic and enjoy the sounds of summer! Edy’s/ Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream sponsors free ice cream at each location. Info: 410-313-4700 or www.howardcountymd. gov/summerconcerts.htm in June for a schedule of performers. Inclement weather info: 410-313-4451. Locations TBA

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Classics, antiques, hot rods and modifieds, 1999 and older. The first 100 registrants receive a commemorative dash plate. Early registration is encouraged to assure receiving a plate. The following awards are given: The Gary J. Arthur Memorial Award, The EAAA Jay Herbert Memorial Award, Best in Show Award and the People’s Choice Award. Best of Class awards are given in the following categories: American Cars, Corvettes, Trucks, Euro Imports & Asian Imports. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Ann Combs, 410-313-4624. RP4099.802 Car Flea Market Vendors $25, preregister; $30, on-site registration 18’x20’ space for motor vehicles parts and accessories only. Spaces are limited – first-come, first-served. RP4099.803 Car Sales $20, preregister; $30, on-site registration

To register, visit howardcountymd.gov/rap or call 410-313-7275.


NEW! Beyond the Culinary Basics: Maryland Crab Classics with Chef Richard

18 yrs + / 2 classes starting May 12 / $50 + $25 materials One of our most popular classes has been expanded and extended to two weeks! We make Crab Imperial, Mobtown Mini Crab Cakes, Maryland Red Crab Soup, Rolled Stuffed Flounder, Cream of Crab Soup, Stuffed Rockfish, Creamy Crab Dip, and Crabby Phyllo Packets. These are MD Yummers! Material fee due at first class. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. RP0517.701

Glenelg HS

7-9 PM

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NEW! Beyond the Culinary Basics: Classic Beef Cuts with Chef Richard Learn the tricks of some of the area's best chefs.

Classes & Activities Cooking

RP0518.801

American Regional Beyond the Culinary Basics: Phyllo! Phyllo! With Chef Richard 18 yrs + / 2 classes starting Apr 28 / $50 + $25 materials Just the instructions seem to make working with Phyllo pastry a most difficult proposition. Now it’s demystified! With just a few simple tips, we make a bunch of goodies over this special two-class presentation: Spanakopita Two Ways, Cheese Boreka or Tyropita, Chicken-Cheese Appetizers, Little Lambie Pies, Greek Baklava, Kataifi, Chicken in Phyllo Packets, and Chocolate-Almond Pastries. Material fee due at first class. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. RP0516.701

Glenelg HS

7-9 PM

18 yrs + / 2 classes starting Jun 2 / $50 + $25 materials Using a larger cut of beef may have a high price, but it is cost-effective when portioned out or used in a party setting. Over two nights, we make trimmed, prepared and roasted whole beef fillet (Beef Tournedos); Chateaubriande; Ground Loin Burgers; Boneless NY Strips; Classic Beef Tips; and Mini Beef Wellies. Material fee due at first class. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov.

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Glenelg HS

7-9 PM

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Grilling NEW! Grilling 101 with Chef Richard

18 yrs + / Jun 28 / $65 + $35 materials Principles of Three-Stage Fire, Hot-Smoking Salmon and/or Chicken, Making a BBQ Sauce, Chicken Drumsticks Berbere, Spatchcocked Chicken, Grilled Breast-for-Anything, Skewers of Chicken Satay, Pork and/or Lamb Souvlakia, and Kefte Kabobs, Grilled Marinated Steaks, and Grilled Vegetables/Roasted Corn (if available). No burgers here, anyone can scorch a perfectly bad frozen pattie. But if you wish, we can re-route part of the presentation to include The Juiciest Burger (made with the panade method). Material fee due at class. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. RP0519.801

Centennial Pk

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International

NEW! Sunday at Nonna’s with Mark Waitsman

NEW! Secret of Spices of the Mediterranean with Alba Johnson

21 yrs + / Apr 3 / $39 + $15 materials Rich in culture and food history, the nations on the shores of the brilliant azure Mediterranean Sea have all contributed something special to the colorful, vibrant tapestry that is Mediterranean cuisine. Learn and indulge in making recipes such as Chicken breast with Lemon and Olives, Roasted Peppers and Onion Salad, and Spiced Chickpeas with Fresh Herbs served with Focaccia and wine. Material fee due at class. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. N Laurel Comm Ctr RP0510.701 6:45-8:45 PM

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NEW! My Little French Cookbook with Mark Waitsman 18 yrs + / Apr 9 / $24 + $20 materials Now you don’t have to go to that fancy French restaurant to enjoy some of your favorite dishes. We make Crepes and turn them into Crepes Suzettes. Then we make French Baguettes like you thought you could only get at the bakery and turn them into croutons to top our French Onion Soup. Ooo La La! Let Chef Mark show you how! This demo-style class features lecture, demonstration and generous tastings. Material fee due at class. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. RP0501.701

Mt. Hebron HS

6:30-9 PM

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NEW! Just Thai It...You’ll Like It! with Mark Waitsman

18 yrs + / Apr 23 / $24 + $20 materials You thought that restaurant-quality Thai food couldn’t be done at home...WRONG! Join this class and learn how to make Thai Green Curry Chicken, Restaurant Quality Rice and Thai Fried Spring Rolls. Restaurant quality from your own kitchen! Let Chef Mark show you how. This demo-style class features lecture, demonstration and generous tastings. Material fee due at class. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. RP0502.701

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Mt. Hebron HS

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6:30-9 PM

18 yrs + / Apr 30 / $24 + $20 materials Feed the whole crew with quick and easy Nonna’s Sunday Lasagna, Homemade Italian Bread with Herbed Olive Oil Dip and for dessert Chef Mark’s twist on an Italian favorite, Toasted Pound Cake with Mock Mascarpone and Amaretto. Abbondanza! This demo-style class features lecture, demonstration and generous tastings. Material fee due at class. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. RP0503.701

Mt. Hebron HS

6:30-9 PM

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NEW! Wonderful Street Foods of the Mediterranean − Lebanon with Mark Waitsman

18 yrs + / May 7 / $24 + $20 materials Some of the best foods to be found in the Mediterranean are prepared by local street vendors. In this class we prepare Tawook, Lebanese-style marinated chicken. We serve it on class-made Pita Bread with Taratur Sauce, Yogurt Sauce and Middle Eastern Mayonnaise. Yes, all is prepared in class. You no longer have to go to an expensive restaurant to enjoy the vibrant flavors of delicious Lebanese food. Let Chef Mark show you how! This demo-style class features lecture, demonstration and generous tastings. Material fee due at class. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. RP0504.701

Mt. Hebron HS

6:30-9 PM

NEW! Savory and Delicious Italian with Alba Johnson

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21 yrs + / May 27 / $39 + $15 materials Italian cuisine is known all over the world; it is a collection of great flavors, tastes, creativity, history and traditions. In this class, we make delicious Bruschetta Chipolata and Gorgonzola, Lasagna with Sausage, and Broccoli in Red Wine and Cheese, served with wine. Material fee due at class. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. N Laurel Comm Ctr RP0511.701 6:45-8:45 PM

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To register, visit howardcountymd.gov/rap or call 410-313-7275.


NEW! Savory Summer Pasta Sauce with Alba Johnson

21 yrs + / Jun 17 / $39 + $15 materials Pasta comes in an amazing variety of shapes, which can be sauced in an equally varied number of ways. Learn to make sauces you would find in Nona’s or Zia’s kitchen. Discover new pasta recipes such as Pasta Cacio e Peppe all’Arrabiata, Linguini ai Quattro Formaggi, and Pasta with Creamy Lemon Sauce served with wine. Material fee due at class. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. N Laurel Comm Ctr RP0512.801 6:45-8:45 PM

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Flavors of Portugal and Spain with Alba Johnson

21 yrs + / Aug 6 / $39 + $15 materials Portugal and Spain have two of the world’s most exuberant and eclectic cuisines. The ingredients are always wholesome and fresh. Enjoy the experience of making and tasting Piri-Piri Shrimp, Catalan Potatoes with Onion and Tomatoes, and Cordon Bleu Style Bell Peppers. All of it is served with Sangria. Material fee due at class. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. N Laurel Comm Ctr RP0513.801 6:45-8:45 PM

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Specialty NEW! Homemade Probiotics Fermenting FUNdamentals with Gina Rieg

18 yr + / Dates in next column / $24 + $20 materials What is all this talk about probiotics and our gut? Did you know that you we need a ton of good bacteria for optimal health? Plus, a whopping 70% of our immune system is located in our gut! In this class, learn about the importance of probiotics in food-form (storebought yogurt is not going to cut it!) and learn why they are essential for optimal health. Discover HOW to easily incorporate fermented foods into your food lifestyle. See THREE live real-time demonstrations showing you exactly how to make homemade probiotic foods (fermented cabbage, fermented ginger ale and

fermented cucumbers “pickles”). This demo-style class includes lecture, demonstration, recipe packets and tasting samples! In order to ensure adequate samples for everyone, registrations must be completed 1 week prior to start. Registrations may still be taken after this date on a case by case basis. Please bring note-taking materials. Registration: 410-313-7275. Information: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. Ellicott Mill MS RP0506 .701 May 6 Roger Carter Comm Ctr RP0506.801 Aug 7

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NEW! Gettin’ REAL in the Kitchen: Rediscovering Traditional Food Ways with Gina Rieg 18 yr + / Dates below / $15 + $15 materials This series of classes helps to redefine “healthy food,” looking back to food preparation and quality before processed foods became the norm rather than the exception. Focus is on traditional food ways and nutrition concepts that existed before chronic diseases were so prevalent. You leave each class inspired and empowered to incorporate these nourishing and delicious food ways into your family’s food lifestyle. The concepts and methods presented support optimal health by addressing various health concerns such as digestive issues, weight issues, fatigue, and inflammation – just to name a few. The unique format of providing education and application tools answer both the “why” and “how” questions and challenges. All classes include lecture, demonstrations/activities, information/recipe packets, and tasting samples. All classes comply with gluten-free, grain-free, sugarfree, and dairy-free diets. Sign up for 1 class or all 3. Discounts available for signing up for all classes, $10 off registration fee. Please bring note-taking materials. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. N Laurel Comm Ctr RP0507.801 Jun 11 RP0507.802 Jun 18 RP0507.803 Jun 25

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Crafts & Fine Arts Drawing & Painting Techniques in Watercolor with Brenda Kidera 18 yrs + / 4 classes starting Apr 21 / $95 + $5 materials This class is all about technique and explores the versatility of watercolor. Discuss how and when to use these techniques when painting different subject matter. Enjoy step-by-step instruction and demonstrations. Knowledge of basic watercolor technique is necessary. Reference material fee due at first class. For materials list, visit www.howardcountymd.gov/crafts_finearts.htm. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr RP0203.701 6:30-9 PM

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Painting or Drawing in any Medium with Brenda Kidera

18 yrs + / 4 classes starting Apr 22 / $95 Continuing students work on their own projects, either new or unfinished. Bring your own art supplies and photographs or still-life materials from which to work. Learn new techniques and receive the guidance you need with one-on-one demonstrations and discussions. The class focuses on how to build your work for success, color theory and technique. For materials list, visit www.howardcountymd.gov/crafts_finearts.htm. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr RP0202.701 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

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NEW! Charcoal Drawing with Brenda Kidera

18 yrs + / 4 classes starting Apr 25 / $95 + $8 materials Basic charcoal & chalk drawing techniques are covered using step-by-step instruction and demonstrations. Toned charcoal paper provided. Reference materials fee due at first class. For materials list, visit www.howardcountymd.gov/crafts_finearts.htm. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr RP0201.701 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

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Learn watercolor techniques with Brenda Kidera.

NEW! Landscape Painting in Oils or Acrylics with Nancy Davis 18 yrs + / 6 classes starting May 5 / $89 + $5 materials Learn the nuts and bolts of setting up to paint en plein air (outdoors). Learn the fundamentals that contemporary landscape painters artists use to create their paintings, then go in your own direction. Materials list provided on www.howardcountymd.gov/crafts_finearts.htm. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. Centennial Pk RP0208.701

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To register, visit howardcountymd.gov/rap or call 410-313-7275.


Painting in Oils or Acrylics with Nancy Davis

18 yrs + / 6 classes starting Apr 2 / $89 + $5 materials Work in acrylics or oils to learn how to create a successful painting through drawing, value, color and design. The instructor works with the group and individuals. Instructional handouts provided. You may choose to work from materials provided or from your own photographs. For materials list, visit www.howardcountymd.gov/crafts_finearts.htm. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. RP0207.701

River Hill HS

7-9 PM

18 yrs + / May 20 / $35 + $10 materials fee It's yoga for your mind! Anyone can learn how to create a Zentangle! Artists and non-artists welcome. This is an easy, relaxing method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. Through step-by-step instruction from a Certified Zentangle teacher, you make extraordinary art! This meditative type drawing helps reduce stress, increases your focus and creativity and provides artistic satisfaction while increasing a sense of personal well-being. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. Howard HS

6:30-9 PM

Zentangle Art with Color with Mary Schutz

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18 yrs + / May 22 / $35 + $10 materials fee Discover how color can enhance your Zentangles and create even more beautiful artwork. Learn to stretch your imagination with new tangles enhanced by color shading and value techniques that build upon the basics learned in the beginner class. At the end of the class, put your Zentangle art together to form beautiful patterns. Bring your camera or cell phone to take pictures! Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. RP0219.701

Howard HS

6:30-9 PM

18 yrs + / 1 wk starting Jun 2 / $115 Why should kids have all the fun? This is your chance to experience different media and to receive individualized instruction on long-term projects. Media to consider include acrylics, watercolor, oil paint, pastels, charcoal and collage. Come motivated or inspiration can be provided! Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. N Laurel Comm Ctr RP0210.801 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

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Zentangle Art with Mary Schutz

RP0218.701

Summer Art Camp for Adults with Ann Wiker

Crocheting and Knitting For the following classes, call the instructor one week prior to class for a supply list 410-381-6302.

Knit 1 with Anna Tai

18 yrs + / 3 classes starting May 6 / $47 Experience the joy of knitting. Learn to cast on, the knit and purl stitches, cast off, adjust tension and correct mistakes. Combine garter and stockinet stitch patterns and make your first scarf. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. RP0801.701

Oakland Mills HS

7-9 PM

Tu

Crochet 1 with Anna Tai

18 yrs + / 3 classes starting May 7 / $47 Learn stitches, crochet in the square and the round, pattern reading for beginners and beyond. Learn the many aspects of wearable crochet – drape, yarn selection, shaping. Project choices are a scarf, hat, wrap, bag or tank top. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. RP0802.701

Oakland Mills HS

7-9 PM

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Make a scarf from scratch with Anna Tai.

Make beautiful earrings with Sheila Henriquez!

Knit 1+: Knit in the Round Beginner to Advanced with Anna Tai

Jewelry Making

18 yrs + / 3 classes starting May 27 / $47 Learn to knit in the round and join the hat/sock/ mittens/cowl (straight or funnel)/infinity scarf-making club! Socks need either straight and/or circular needles. Students who need additional information or wish to reserve supplies from instructor can call Anna at 410-381-6302. Prerequisite: Knitting Level 1 or basic knitting skills. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. RP0803.701

Oakland Mills HS

7-9 PM

Tu

Crochet Level 1+: Stitches and Motifs with Anna Tai

18 yrs + / 3 classes starting May 28 / $47 Add on to your basic skills by learning more stitches and shaping. This flex-level course covers filet, popcorn, puff stitches as well as Crocodile scale stitches. Students learn increases and decreases and make granny squares, flowers and leaves. Choice of projects includes sampler scarf, flowers and leaves motif scarf and crocodile scale head band or hat. Students who need additional information or wish to reserve supplies can call Anna at 410-381-6302. Prerequisite: basic crochet skills. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. RP0804.701

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Oakland Mills HS

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NEW! Wire Work for Beginners with Sheila Henriquez

18 yrs + / Mar 25 / $30 + $10 materials Learn how to work with wire to make loops, spirals, coils and more for your jewelry projects. After practicing the techniques, you have time to make a wire bracelet with glass or gemstone beads. Material fee due at class. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. RP0807.701

Waterloo ES

5-8 PM

Tu

Jewelry Making for Beginners with Sheila Henriquez

18 yrs + / Dates below / $30 + $10 materials Learn how to make wire earrings and stringed necklaces and how to identify equipment, materials and beads. Acquire basis skills in stringing and crimping. Enjoy creating jewelry connectors and wire loops. Material fee due at class. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. Lime Kiln MS RP0809.701 Apr 7 Ellicott Mills MS RP0809.702 May 6 N Laurel Comm Ctr RP0809.703 May 30 Roger Carter Comm Ctr RP0809.801 Jun 14

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To register, visit howardcountymd.gov/rap or call 410-313-7275.


NEW! Earrings Galore with Sheila Henriquez

18 yrs + / Apr 28 / $30 + $10 materials Learn the basics of earring construction from choosing materials to making plain and wrapped loops. You have time to make two or three pairs of earrings in class. All tools are supplied by the instructor. Material fee due at class. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. RP0808.701

Waterloo ES

5-8 PM

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Photography: Hands On Hands-On Photography: Catch and Stop the Action with Michael Alloy

18 yrs + / 3 classes starting Mar 25 / $54 Come work the sidelines and playtime as we practice photographing action, the motion and even emotion of sports and people on the move. Come shoot candids to get the feel of how to handle shutter speeds and zooms. Bring your digital camera and choose a subject. Learn how to time the photo. Enjoy shooting and reviewing our shots, and trying out various angles and opportunities. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett at 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. RP0221.701 N Laurel Comm Ctr 6:45-8:45 PM

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NEW! Adobe Lightroom Organize & Touch Up with Michael Alloy

18 yrs + / 3 classes starting Apr 23 / $54 Can you find your photos? Are they safe? Do they inspire you to shoot some more? Come use Adobe Lightroom as a multi-purpose tool to organize and compare our visions – and even touch them up. Bring your laptop or use one of the instructor’s for a $10 lab fee. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. RP0220.701

Ellicott Mills MS

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Set the f-stop, shutter speed and ISO and click away!

NEW! Beginners Digital Photography for Non-SLR Users with John Guion

21 yrs + / 6 classes starting Apr 29 / $100 This class is designed for someone who is just getting started with their non-SLR digital camera. (Non-SLR cameras do not allow you to physically detach one lens and replace it with another. The lens that is built into the camera is the only lens you can use.) Class covers the basic features of the camera including resolution and how to change it, when such a change is appropriate; scene modes (portrait/landscape); settings such as ISO; and more. You must have your camera manual with you. Bring your camera with the battery charged. The course touches on downloading photos to a computer and accessories you may want to consider (ex: protective filters for your lens). Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. RP0211.701

River Hill HS

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7-9 PM

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NEW! Beginners Digital Photography for SLR Users with John Guion

21 yrs + / 6 classes starting May 1 / $100 Class is designed for someone who is just getting started with their digital SLR. (SLRs are cameras that allow you to change lenses, to physically detach one lens and replace it with another.) Class covers the basic features of the camera including resolution and how to change it; creative modes (ex: AV & TV); settings such as ISO; and more. You must bring your camera manual to class. Please bring your SLR to class with its battery charged. Course touches on downloading photos to a computer and accessories you may want to consider (ex: protective filters for your lens). Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. RP0209.701

River Hill HS

7-9 PM

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NEW! Hands-On Photography: Be Part of the Action with Michael Alloy

18 yrs + / 3 classes May 15 / $54 Do you schedule around sports and want more than carpooling or sitting on the sidelines? Bring your camera and learn to create stop-action portraits and catch your favorite players' techniques. Be a player too as we handle shutter speeds, zooms, burst shooting and timing to explore angles and opportunities. Then we review, learn from and share our shots. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov.

Intro to Paper Crafting with Elizabeth Ramos

18 yrs + / Dates below / $30 + $15 materials No experience necessary. From scrapbooking to greeting cards and home dĂŠcor, paper crafting is a fun hobby to explore! Learn the techniques for rubberstamping, the technique used most often that improve the look and feel of your handmade creations. You also learn about the tools behind paper crafting, such as adhesives and die cutting machines, plus the skills to make your designs pop! By the end of this class you create 1-2 greeting cards. Material fee due at class. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. RP0811.701 RP0811.801

Waterloo ES Apr 8 6-8 PM Ellicott Mills MS Jun 3 6-8 PM

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Card Making Class with Elizabeth Ramos

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RP0812.701 Waterloo ES May 1 6-8 PM Th RP0812.801 N Laurel Comm Ctr Jul 24 6-8 PM Th

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NEW! Shoot the Season Photo Walk with Michael Alloy

18 yrs + / Dates below / $49 Come catch the new colors of spring and summer in our choice of neighborhood as we walk, search, see and shoot. Learn and apply tools for using depth of field, close-up macros and wide-angle panoramas. Develop the power of applying exposure compensation. Enjoy reviewing our shots to discover more opportunities. Bring your digital camera and enthusiasm. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov.

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Paper Crafts & Card Making

18 yrs + / Dates below / $30 + $15 materials Experienced crafters preferred. There are many techniques, skills, tools, and methods to card making. This class deepens your knowledge and provides you with new methods for card making. During this class you apply new techniques and skills to make 2-3 beautiful card designs. Spend the class creating a variety of greeting cards, such as thank you, get well, birthday, graduation, miss you, and more, while continuing to expand your knowledge of papercrafting. Each class date has a new set of card designs specific for the time of year. Attend all the classes to have an assortment of fabulous greeting cards! Material fee due at class. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov.

RP0223.701 N Laurel Comm Ctr 6:45-8:45 PM

Roger Carter Comm Ctr RP0222.701 May 3 Centennial Pk RP0222.801 Jun 7

Make the perfect paper craft.

ADULT CLASSES 2014

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Dance Ballroom Ballroom Sampler: Salsa, Merengue, & Hustle with Jim and Lucy

18 yrs + / 8 classes starting Apr 4 / $149 per couple This beginner class provides an introductory sampling of the unique character and joys of three contemporary dance styles: spicy Salsa, playful Merengue and the cool 4-count Hustle. By the end of the session, you will have mastered the foundational steps of each of these dances, understand lead and follow, and be ready to take your dancing onto the club or ballroom dance floor of your choice! You focus on Salsa the first four weeks, then two weeks each of Merengue and Hustle. All classes emphasize listening to and matching foot patterns to the rhythm and tempo of the dance songs. As the session progresses, we review and strengthen your lead and follow techniques and foot patterns learned the prior week. Couples only; no sneakers please. (No class 4/16.) Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. RP1104.701

Atholton ES

8:30-9:30 PM

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Hand Dancing and Bop with Shirley Duncan

18 yrs + / 8 classes starting Apr 28 / $75 Experience the traditional and exciting hand dance and Bop that make you stand out socially. Spice up your dance ability in this class designed for all levels. Learn the basic six count, weight change, proper coordination of foot patterns, balance and controlled turns. Partner not required. (No class 5/26.) Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. RP1125.701

Long Reach HS

6:30-7:30 PM

Intro to Social Ballroom Dance with Jim and Lucy

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18 yrs + / 8 classes starting Apr 9 / $75 In this “dance survival” class, we equip you with simple dance routines you can adapt to a variety of dance musical styles commonly played at weddings and office parties, including smooth jazz, foxtrot, slower

big band, romantic songs, and traditional waltz. In the last two weeks, we also offer you a 2-week sampling of Swing dance steps. We look forward to planting in you the desire and the confidence to get out of your seats and head to the dance floor at parties, weddings, or anywhere you hear dance music playing! Singles and couples welcome; no sneakers please. Fee is per person. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. RP1106.701 Roger Carter Comm Ctr 6:40-7:40 PM W

Next Step with Jim and Lucy: Rumba and Foxtrot

18 yrs + / 8 classes starting Apr 4 / $149 per couple This Next Step class is designed for those who have already taken beginner dance classes with us, or are experienced/comfortable with leading, following, and dancing on the beat to soft, romantic Rumba and elegant Foxtrot music. Each night you compare and practice one or two similar steps (e.g., the basic steps, or the 5th position/balance steps) in Rumba and Foxtrot. By the end of the session you will have increased your understanding of similarities and differences between the Latin Rumba and the Smooth Foxtrot. You also add several “cross-over” steps to your dance repertoire, and fine-tune your ears to identify the appropriate style of dance for a given song. Classes emphasize maintaining the character of and the frame for each dance. Couples only; no sneakers please. (No class 4/18.) Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. RP1105.701

Atholton ES

7:15-8:15 PM

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Dance Movement Adult Beginner Ballet with Cecilia Ituarte

18 yrs + / 8 classes starting Apr 24 / $78 This class is for adults with little or no previous ballet training. Learn basic ballet exercises with an emphasis on body alignment and musicality and develop a strong core. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. RP1129.701 Misako Ballet Studio

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Contemporary Modern Dance for Beginners with Cecilia Ituarte 18 yrs + / 8 classes starting Apr 24 / $78 Dance and have fun in this class for adults of all levels. Begin with an invigorating warm-up, practice dance steps and learn different choreography each week. This class combines modern, ballet and jazz techniques to provide participants with an enjoyable introduction to dancing and a relaxing workout. No experience necessary. Please wear clothes that are comfortable to move and stretch in, such as leggings or sweat pants with an exercise top or cotton t-shirt. No shoes required, but if you prefer you can wear ballet or jazz shoes. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. RP1128.701

Misako Ballet Studio

11 AM-noon Tu

Hip Hop Dance with Nysia Carter 18 yrs + / 7 classes starting Apr 28 / $78 This class offers a fusion of styles including hip hop, funk, street and high-energy jazz. Warm up with the latest hip hop rhythms that transition into a larger choreographed piece prepared to meet each student’s level and dance experience. This style of dance provides high-energy, low-impact aerobic and calorie burning effects as you dance to the popular hits of today and yesterday. Beginners are encouraged to sign up. Wear jazz or gym shoes, no street shoes allowed. (No class 5/26.) Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. RP1123.701

N Laurel Comm Ctr

6-7 PM

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Party Line Dance with Nysia Carter

18 yrs + / 6 classes starting Apr 28 / $65 Learn old and new party steps in an energetic setting. Have fun while learning so you can be the life of the party at the next gathering. Great for beginner or seasoned dancers. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. RP1124.701

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7:30-8:30 PM

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International African Dance: Dance Your Pain Away with Nneka Nnamdi

18 yrs + / 8 classes starting Apr 3 / $80 Immerse yourself in the healing rhythms and movements of West Africa. This multi-level class focuses on both technique and nuance. Class also includes a discussion on the cultural uses and relevance of the dances and music. Women may wear a lappa (cloth wrapped around the hips) but it is not required. Lappas can be purchased directly from instructor. Bare feet ideal but not required. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. RP1140.701

N Laurel Comm Ctr 7:30-8:30 PM

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Bollywood Dance with Jaya Mathur

18 yrs + / 6 classes starting Apr 22 / $65 Trained in Indian Classical Dance, Jaya Mathur introduces you to this energetic dance style that originated in Indian films. Techniques include hand, feet and body movements and an overall sense of rhythm. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes and bring a bottle of water. Get ready for a great workout while learning an art form! Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. RP1108.701

Harper's Choice MS

7:30-8:30 PM Tu

Irish Set Dancing with Janice McVey

18 yrs + / 6 classes starting Mar 31 / $75 Learn the most popular form of social dancing in Ireland! Set dancing is lively folk dancing done in a square formation of four couples. Basic steps and frequently danced sets are featured. Bring a bottle of water and leathersoled shoes. Partner not required. (No class 4/21.) Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. RP1109.701

Ellicott Mills MS

7-8:30 PM

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makes you a star at your next event! Continue learning a steady progression of swing moves each week. Grab your partner and join in the fun. New and returning students welcomed. Fee is per couple. (No class 5/27.) Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. RP1119.701 Roger Carter Comm Ctr 8:30-9:30 PM M

Ballroom and “Club” Swing Dance Styles with Jim and Lucy

Learn the steps and rhythms of different dance styles.

Line Dance Line Dance with Mo and Barb Dutterer

18 yrs + / 4 classes starting Apr 28 / $38 Sparkle the next time you’re on the dance floor! New dances are taught each week in this class for beginner to advanced dancers. Learn the latest line dances and the old stand-bys using a variety of music. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. RP1118.701 Roger Carter Comm Ctr 7:15-8:15 PM M

Urban Line Dancing with Shirley Duncan

Long Reach HS

RP1103.701 Roger Carter Comm Ctr 7:50-8:50 PM

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Special Event

18 yrs + / 8 classes starting Apr 28 / $75 Learn some of the hottest new and old line dances currently being danced in Baltimore’s top spots. Dances are done to the hottest R&B and oldies music around. Experience a fun-filled workout with high and low energy steps. (No class 5/26.) Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. RP1126.701

18 yrs + / 8 classes starting Apr 9 / $75 This class introduces you to three of the most popular styles of American Swing. Tune your ears to recognize the different musical tempos associated with each Swing style, and then train your feet to move appropriately. Along with learning the foot patterns, you develop “leading and following” techniques necessary for the all-important “dance connection” with your partner. We hope that you leave the class with the comfort and confidence to step onto the dance floor at clubs, parties, weddings, etc., whenever you hear upbeat Swing music “inviting you” to join the fun. Singles and couples welcome; no sneakers please. Fee is per person. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov.

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Swing Advanced Couples Swing Dance with Mo & Barb Dutterer 18 yrs + / 4 classes starting Apr 28 / $63 per couple This advanced class (recommended for dancers who have taken a swing dance class in previous seasons)

Saturday Night Social Dance Party with Jim and Lucy

18 yrs + / Jun 7 / $19 Come join us for a social dance party! This is an opportunity for beginners and more experienced dancers to practice skills learned in ballroom, Latin, swing or other dance classes, or to just come out for fun with friends. Begin the evening with a 50-minute lesson from 7:10-8 PM, then dance to popular oldies, swing, Latin and big band music (DJ). Fee includes two mini-lessons, an informal showcase and light refreshments. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. RP1130.801 Roger Carter Comm Ctr 7-11:15 PM Sa

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Lifelong Learning NEW! Next Stop: College with Joyce Blight

18 yrs + / 6 classes starting Apr 29 / $49 + $5 materials Have you decided to go to college after raising a family or pursuing a career or the military? Or are you someone who started college years ago and would like to return? This class prepares you to select the best school for you, decide on full vs part-time, complete the application process, locate financial aid and much more. Be ready and confident as you embark on this journey! Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. RP3411.701

Ellicott Mills MS

7-9 PM

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Billiards Learn How to Play Pool with Alvin Thomas

10:30 AM-noon Noon-1:30 PM 10:30 AM-noon Noon-1:30 PM

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Billiards Workshop with Alvin Thomas

18 yrs + / Dates below / $45 Improve your game and fine tune your pool skills in this one-day workshop. Study the proper grip on the cue, stance at the table, cuing the ball, stroke and follow through to be a quality and competitive player. To allow you to get the most out of your instruction, class size is limited to six. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. N Laurel Comm Ctr RP3402.801 Jun 14 RP3402.802 Jul 26

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1-5 PM 1-5 PM

18 yrs + / 4 classes starting Apr 8 / $99 Find out everything you need to know about maintaining and repairing the bike you have or the one you plan to purchase. Learn about on-the-road fixes, overhauls, wheel building or how to negotiate best price for repairs. Tools and some “practice� bikes are provided. Bring your own bike to get hands-on experience. Optional manual is $25 at class. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. RP3409.701 Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr 7-9 PM

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Dog Obedience Dog Park Manners with Darryll Ann Buschling

18 yrs + / 4 classes, start dates below / $59 Build up your game or try something new. Learn the basics and build a good foundation to improve your play. Study the proper grip on the cue, stance at the table, cuing the ball, stroke and follow through. To allow you to get the most out of your instruction, class size is limited to six. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. N Laurel Comm Ctr RP3401.701 Mar 22 RP3401.702 Mar 22 RP3401.703 Apr 26 RP3401.704 Apr 26

Do It Yourself Bike Maintenance with Larry Black

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16 yrs + / Dates below / $25 Having trouble at the dog park? Is your dog nervous, aggressive or does not listen when it's time to go? This is a great class for socializing and becoming acquainted with the dog park. We start with basic dog obedience and work up to socializing and experiencing the dog park. Please bring a 6-foot leash, no retractable leashes allowed. Bring plastic bag and scoop. Class appropriate for any size dog. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. Worthington Dog Pk RP3408.701 Apr 12 RP3408.702 May 10

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Dog Obedience

16 yrs + / 6 classes, start dates below / $69 Who is in charge, you or your dog? Turn Rover into a well-behaved companion. Dog must be at least five months old with current shots. Instructor advises about leash and collar. Please bring dog on a 6-foot leash, no retractable leashes allowed. Bring plastic bag and scoop. Class appropriate for any size dog. (No class 4/21, 5/26.) Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. Mariann Hein / Dunloggin MS RP3407.701 Apr 24 7-8 PM Darryll Ann Buschling / Schooley Mill Pk RP3407.702 Apr 7 6:30-7:30 PM RP3407.801 Jun 2 6:30-7:30 PM

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Finance Financial Fitness with Fran Makino

18 yrs + / 3 classes starting Apr 23 / $45 This is a basic personal finance class. Learn about cash, stocks, bonds, IRAs and how 401Ks/403Bs/TSPs work and how best to invest them. Come discuss basic types of insurances and what is needed. Work on investment strategies. Questions are welcomed. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. RP3410.701

River Hill HS

7-9 PM

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Language Hablemos Español – Conversational Spanish With Cecilia Redmond

18 yrs + / 5 classes starting Apr 22 / $55 Come have fun communicating with classmates only in Spanish. Enjoy a different topic of conversation for each class. A vocabulary list is provided. Instructor starts with English/Spanish directions by the third class you’re totally immersed. Pronunciation and grammatical errors are addressed by native speaker instructor. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. RP3403.701

Ellicott Mills MS

7-8 PM

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Music & Theater Arts Music Musical Muses Community Show Choir with Keith Tittermary

18 yrs + / 8 classes starting Mar 31 / $35 + $10 materials Our choir returns for a second season! Do you like to sing but don’t like classical music or religious hymns? Adults who don’t have time for a full theatre production, but enjoy performing in a group, learn to sing and harmonize while having fun in a creative environment! Beginners and experienced singers welcome. Led by a professional choir director, learn entertaining secular

music pieces including but not limited to Broadway show tunes, pop/Rock hits, comedic parodies or old classics updated for a contemporary audience. Learn some basic techniques for singing and learn how to harmonize, both with accompaniment and a cappella. Musical accompaniment may be via pre-recorded instrumentals (Karaoke style) or live musicians, depending on resources. Movement may be included to enhance performance. No auditions are necessary except when Director assigns solos for select songs. If clothing/costumes or props are needed, all members participate in creating them. All participants must be able to function in an inclusive setting. Season ends with a public performance on Saturday, June 7 at 7 PM. (No class 4/21, 4/28, 5/26.) Added rehearsal on Wednesday 6/4. Bring a 3-ring binder with pockets. Material fee due to instructor at first class. No refunds for missed classes/rehearsals. Sign up with a friend or spouse for more fun! Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. RP3424.701

Baldwin Hall

7-8:30 PM

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Piano

18 yrs + / 6 classes starting Apr 26 / $89 Learn to play the piano in this introductory class. Play a variety of musical styles to gain confidence and develop musical skills. Learn and practice on your own keyboard. (Must have access to a keyboard to practice on outside class.) Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. RP0230.701

River Hill HS

Noon-1 PM

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Acting for the Camera with Connie Bowman

16 yrs + / 4 classes starting Apr 8 / $90 + $10 materials Learn the basics to get started with your acting career. Practice acting for commercials, TV, film, industrials, voice over and print with veteran local actress, Connie Bowman (www.conniebowman.com). Both beginners and advanced students welcome. Sign up with a friend for more fun. Material fee due at first class. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Karen Bradley Ehler, 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov. RP3527.701

Reservoir HS

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7-9 PM

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AM Fitness Workout with Vickie Jacobs, AFAA, AAAI

Classes, start dates and prices below Warm up with fun and easy moves, then move to the Precor cardio and strength training equipment for 40 minutes. Finish your workout with a great stretch to improve overall flexibility and balance. This class is perfect for all fitness levels! Fitness waiver must be completed prior to exercising. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info/Fitness Waiver: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718 or 410-313-2764. Enjoy exercising indoors at our community centers.

Fitness Aerobics & Conditioning • Classes are for 18 years and up. • Participants 12-17 years old may register, but must be accompanied by a participating parent/ guardian. • Classes listed in alphabetical order.

Aero Fitness with Michelle Riley, AFAA

14 classes starting Apr 23 / $63 Men and women at all fitness levels benefit from this low-impact, total-body workout designed to improve cardiovascular fitness and tone and strengthen all major muscle groups. Bring a mat and hand weights. Instructors are nationally certified. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. RP8420.701 Burleigh Manor MS 7:30-8:30 PM M & W

NEW! All-Out Zumba with Kirsten Potter, ZUMBA

14 classes starting Apr 28 / $89 Ditch the workout and come party! Zumba fitness allows you to quickly burn calories while enjoying a party atmosphere. It’s fun and effective! Before you know it, you’ll be getting fit and your energy levels will soar! All levels welcome. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. RP8440.701

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ADULT CLASSES 2014

7-8 PM

Roger Carter Comm Ctr / 14 classes starting Apr 22 / $76 RP8669.702 8-9 AM Tu & Th RP8669.703 9-10 AM Tu & Th RP8669.704 11 AM-noon Tu & Th Roger Carter Comm Ctr / 16 classes starting Jun 17 / $87 RP8669.802 8-9 AM Tu & Th RP8669.803 9-10 AM Tu & Th RP8669.804 11 AM-noon Tu & Th

Aqua Zumba

Classes, start dates and prices below Known as the ZUMBA pool party, this Aqua Zumba class gives new meaning to the idea of an invigorating workout! Splashing, stretching, twisting, laughing, hooting and hollering − hear it all at Aqua Zumba class. Integrating the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness, this class blends it together in a safe, challenging water-based workout that’s cardio-conditioning, body-tightening, and most of all, exhilarating! Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. Roger Carter Comm Ctr / Tracy Cox / 14 classes / $139 RP8612.702 Apr 22 9:30-10:15 AM Tu & Th RP8612.701 Apr 23 11:45 AM-12:30 PM M & W Roger Carter Comm Ctr / Meridith Hurd / 14 classes / $139 RP8612.703 Apr 22 6:30-7:15 PM Tu & Th Roger Carter Comm Ctr / Tracy Cox / 16 classes / $159 RP8612.801 Jun 16 11:45 AM-12:30 PM M & W RP8612.802 Jun 17 9:30-10:15 AM Tu & Th Roger Carter Comm Ctr / Yazmin Rivera / 16 classes / $159 RP8612.803 Jun 17 6:30-7:15 PM Tu & Th

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Barre Burn with Melissa Nibali

Classes, start dates and prices below Ballet movements combine with floor work and fitness exercises for a full workout. Sculpt and tone your body while gaining a dancer’s sense of alignment and physical control. Finish with a cool down and stretch. Bring 4-to-5-lb. weights, mats are provided but you are encouraged to bring your own. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. Kinetics Dance Theatre / 4 classes / $36 RP8282.701 May 3 9-10 AM Kinetics Dance Theatre / 6 classes / $54 RP8282.801 Jun 28 9-10 AM

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14 classes starting Apr 22 / $42 Stretch, strengthen and tone your body! This combination class includes 25 minutes of a low-impact cardio workout followed by beneficial strength training. Bring a mat and 2-to-5-lb. hand weights. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. Rockburn ES

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NEW! Before & After Fitness with Fit2Believe!

Classes, start dates and prices below If you are ready for a change in your body and lifestyle, this class is for you! This class is for all who want to have a fun-filled workout with positive results. Focus on strengthening and toning all major muscle groups while using elements of yoga, Pilates, kickboxing, and traditional exercises that are choreographed to great music for the perfect workout. Enjoy a positive group atmosphere, a great workout and we guarantee that you are pushed to your maximum ability for an extreme and exciting workout. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. Roger Carter Comm Ctr / 14 classes / $84 RP8230.701 Apr 23 7-8 PM N Laurel Comm Ctr / 7 classes / $43 RP8230.702 Apr 26 11 AM-noon Roger Carter Comm Ctr / 16 classes / $99 RP8230.801 Jun 16 7-8 PM N Laurel Comm Ctr / 8 classes / $49 RP8230.802 Jun 21 11 AM-noon

14 classes starting Apr 23 / $51 Build your muscles that burn the fuel! In our 30s, our metabolism slows down‌ so help speed it up with strength and resistance training. Change your body composition, feel stronger and healthier, and look great! Challenge and strengthen muscle groups to achieve balance, energy, confidence, and an increased metabolism. Bring a mat and hand weights. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. RP8506.701

Body Conditioning with Cyndi Kummerlowe, AFAA

RP8220.701

"Build Your Engine" Strength Training with Christy Edwards, ACE Personal Trainer

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Thunder Hill ES

7-8 PM

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Cardio Blast with Beth Harbinson, AFAA

Classes, start dates and prices below This highly effective class includes a 25-minute cardiovascular workout and 30 minutes of muscle conditioning using weights, stretching and Pilates core conditioning. All levels gain and enjoy an intense, energetic workout! Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. Veterans ES / 14 classes / $49 RP8422.701 Apr 23 7-8 PM Meadowbrook Ath Comp / 9 classes / $32 RP8422.801 Jul 2 7-8 PM

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Cardio Crunch Challenge with Lori Nowicki, AAAI, AFPA, ZUMBA Classes, start dates and prices below This class has it all! With each new rotation of classes, experience something new to challenge every muscle. Classes rotate between aerobics, step, circuit, boot camp, kickboxing, athletic training, Zumba and intervals. Each class consists of 45 minutes of cardio mixed with strength, core, flexibility and balance training. Experience a high-energy class at high or low impact, take the challenge and have fun! Bring mat and hand weights. Steps and resistance bands provided. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. Cedar Lane Rec Ctr / 7 classes / 1 day per wk / $35 RP8481.701 Apr 23 9:30-10:45 AM M or W Cedar Lane Rec Ctr / 14 classes / 2 days per wk / $62 RP8481.702 Apr 23 9:30-10:45 AM M&W Cedar Lane Rec Ctr / 12 classes / 2 days per wk / $54 RP8481.801 Jun 16 9:30-10:45 AM M&W

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Cardio Dance with Sandra Duerr 8 classes starting Apr 25 / $48 A fun choreographed dance class that goes from warm-up steps to heart- pounding dances, giving you an aerobic workout that helps to sculpt your body and makes you feel good about yourself. No sit ups or repetitions. We dance the inches away! We sweat, we laugh and we burn lots of calories! Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718.

RP8225.701 Roger Carter Comm Ctr 10-10:50 AM F

Cardio Fusion with Marianne Larkin, AAAI

Classes, start dates and prices below Your favorite cardio and toning formats are combined in one challenging, power-packed workout. The easy to follow moves are demonstrated at various intensity levels so you can customize the workout to fit your level. Pump up your workouts and burn fat with a mix of everything from step, high/low and boot camp to core strength, balance and agility exercises inspired by yoga and Pilates. Bring a mat and hand weights. Steps and bands provided. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr / 7 classes / 1 day per wk / $35 RP8482.701 Apr 23 9:35-10:50 AM M or W Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr / 14 classes / 2 days per wk / $62 RP8482.702 Apr 23 9:35-10:50 AM M&W Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr / 12 classes / 2 days per wk / $54 RP8482.801 Jun 16 9:35-10:50 AM M&W

Cardio Kickboxing with R-Legacy Fitness, AFAA

Classes, start dates and prices below Exercise has never been so much fun! Cardio Kickboxing is a calorie-burning, dance-party exercise routine that combines kickboxing, aerobics and dance with great music. Come out and get in shape and have fun doing it! Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. N Laurel Comm Ctr / 7 classes / 1 day per wk / $37 RP8550.701 Apr 22 6:30-7:30 PM Tu or Th N Laurel Comm Ctr / 14 classes / 2 days per wk / $58 RP8550.702 Apr 22 6:30-7:30 PM Tu & Th N Laurel Comm Ctr / 8 classes / 1 day per wk / $42 RP8550.801 Jun 17 6:30-7:30 PM Tu or Th N Laurel Comm Ctr / 16 classes / 2 days per wk / $66 RP8550.802 Jun 17 6:30-7:30 PM Tu & Th

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Cardio Sculpt with Loretta Lambert

Classes, start dates and prices below Warm up, cool down and experience a fun, all-over body workout in this new combination class that includes a low-impact, cardiovascular dance aerobic workout and toning exercises all choreographed to music. This program is for everyone who wants to get in shape and have fun doing it! Please bring a mat and hand weights. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. Stevens Forest ES / 14 classes / $51 RP8290.701 Apr 23 7-8 PM Cedar Lane Rec Ctr / 16 classes / $59 RP8290.801 Jun 16 7-8 PM

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Cardio X-Training with Jodie Kable, AFAA

Classes, start dates and prices below Burn maximum calories with this high-energy class! The format changes every two weeks to challenge your body with kickboxing, plyometrics, interval training, toning and Pilates. This class is for all fitness levels, instructor is AAAI/ISMA and personal trainercertified. Bring a mat, hand weights and lots of energy! Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. Folly Quarter MS / 14 classes / $63 RP8450.701 Apr 22 7-8 PM Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr / 16 classes / $71 RP8450.801 Jun 17 7-8 PM

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Circuit Weight Training with Meridith Hurd, AFAA

Classes, start dates and prices below A super-fun workout designed for the active adult training multiple muscle groups using our Precor equipment. In just one hour, you get a thorough, totalbody workout, including fat-burning cardio intervals. Each class finale includes targeted, no-nonsense exercises on the floor. Totally customizable, this workout is an effective way to keep challenging yourself as you gain strength. Guaranteed to be a super-motivational experience! Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. Roger Carter Comm Ctr / 14 classes / $76 RP8660.701 Apr 23 9:15-10:15 AM Roger Carter Comm Ctr / 16 classes / $87 RP8660.801 Jun 16 9:15-10:15 AM

To register, visit howardcountymd.gov/rap or call 410-313-7275.

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NEW! Dance Fit Fusion with Lauren Snyder

4 classes starting May 2 / $36 Dance and exercise combine in this exhilarating class that puts fun, easy-to-follow dance moves to great music from the past and present! You won’t be able to keep still! No experience required. Wear comfortable clothes and tennis shoes; bring a towel and water bottle. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. RP8400.701

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Fit Jam: Cardio Party with Liz Rolland

7 classes, start dates below / $70 Think all workouts are boring? Think again! Join this cardio party and dance the night away to the hottest hits from around the globe. Learn the basic steps from salsa, Cumbia, hip hop and many more dance styles. Simple choreography is very easy to learn, no experience necessary! Bring a friend and have a blast while burning tons of calories! Get ready to be gorgeous! Bring a towel and water bottle. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718.

Classes, start dates and prices below Kick off your day with a great workout before work! Come focus on heart-pumping cardio movements and strength training. Get a great aerobic workout while developing muscle tone. Come prepared to sweat! No experience required. Wear comfortable clothes and tennis shoes; bring a towel and water bottle. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718.

Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr RP8350.701 Apr 28 RP8350.702 Apr 24 RP8350.801 Jun 16 RP8350.802 Jun 19

Kinetics Dance Theatre / 4 classes / $36 RP8401.701 Apr 28 6-7 AM RP8401.702 May 2 6-7 AM Kinetics Dance Theatre / 6 classes / $54 RP8401.801 Jun 23 6-7 AM

7 classes, start dates below / $70 Think all workouts are boring? Think again! Spice up your workout with this unique blend of Pilates matwork, cardio dance fitness and yoga stretches set to the hottest music from around the globe. Incinerate mega calories while toning and tightening all those problem zones. Learn the basic moves first, then challenge your workout more with light weights, stability balls and bands (provided). Bring a thick yoga mat and a water bottle. This workout is hot stuff! Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718.

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Extreme Bag Workout with R-Legacy Fitness, AFAA

Classes, start dates and prices below More intense than Cardio Kickboxing but less choreographed! This high- energy, total-body workout combines martial arts based moves with kicks, punches and sculpting combinations. You tighten and tone your entire body while punching away stress using the body bag. Take your fitness routine to the next level with Extreme Body Bag Workout! Freestanding punching bags are used. Please bring gloves or wraps. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. N Laurel Comm Ctr / 7 classes / $58 RP8552.701 Apr 26 8:15-9:15 AM N Laurel Comm Ctr / 8 classes / $67 RP8552.801 Jun 21 8:15-9:15 AM

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Fit Jam: Fire and Spice! With Liz Rolland

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For the most current class listings, visit www.howardcountymd.gov/rap

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La Canne (French Cane Fighting) with Steve Savoie Classes, start dates and prices below Get a great workout while learning the unique French sport of Canne De Combat (French stick fighting). Focus on basic strikes, blocks, lunges and evasions while increasing flexibility, coordination and strength. A unique class. Once you try it, you'll love it! No experience required. Sticks provided. Shin guards recommended. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. Cedar Lane Rec Ctr / 7 classes / $39 RP8505.701 Apr 24 8:15-9:15 PM Cedar Lane Rec Ctr / 8 classes / $45 RP8505.801 Jun 19 8:15-9:15 PM

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Savate Kick-Boxing (Station Workout) with Steve Savoie

7 classes starting Apr 24 / $39 This French-style, traditional kickboxing class incorporates flexibility, sparring, footwork, form and coordination. This is a highly effective aerobic workout for those ready for a new challenge! Sparring gloves provided. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. RP8504.701

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Step & Sculpt! with Marianne Larkin, AAAI

Classes, start dates and prices below Enjoy an invigorating, fun, medium-to-high-intensity class that has it all. Pump up your cardiovascular fitness and challenge your brain with turbo-charged combinations in the latest in step choreography. Knowledge of aerobic step terms is recommended. Moves are demonstrated at various intensity levels so you can customize the workout to fit your needs. Continue this total-body workout with strength, core and ab exercises using hand weights, medicine balls, stability balls and resistance bands (provided) and finish with an energized stretch. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr / 7 classes / $37 RP8300.701 Apr 26 8:30-9:45 AM Mt. View MS / 14 classes / $59 RP8300.702 Apr 22 7-8 PM Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr / 6 classes / $32 RP8300.801 Jun 21 8:30-9:45 AM Mt. View MS / 12 classes / $50 RP8300.802 Jun 17 7-8 PM

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Tabata Boot Camp with Lori Nowicki, AAAI, AFPA, ZUMBA

Classes, start dates and prices below Short on time but great results! This boot camp is based on the most effective high-intensity interval training (20 seconds on, 10 seconds rest). This program includes three types of Tabata for maximum results. Burn 5x more calories after exercise. Our motto is more is not better, better is better! Workout can be modified. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. Roger Carter Comm Ctr / 7 classes / $35 RP8485.701 Apr 25 9:15-9:45 AM Roger Carter Comm Ctr / 6 classes / $30 RP8485.801 Jun 20 9:15-9:45 AM

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Trim & Tighten

Classes, start dates and prices below Toning and strengthening exercises for all muscle groups are set to music. Bring a mat; 2-to-5-lb. hand weights are optional. Instructors are nationally certified. Please consult a physician before beginning an exercise program. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. Jeanne Sealing, ACE Burleigh Manor MS / 14 classes / $42 / 55 minutes RP8210.701 Apr 23 6:30-7:25 PM N Laurel Comm Ctr / 14 classes / $39 / 50 minutes RP8210.711 Apr 22 9-9:50 AM Marianne Larkin, AAAI Mt. View MS / 14 classes / $42 / 55 minutes RP8210.702 Apr 22 6-6:55 PM Mt. View MS / 2 classes / $35 / 55 minutes RP8210.802 Jun 17 6-6:55 PM

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Turbo Tone with R-Legacy Fitness Classes, start dates and prices below Accelerate your workout! Maximize your results and do it in half the time! Turbo Tone is a power-packed routine that sculpts and tones your muscles, reduces your body fat, melts inches and increases your strength. Want to keep exercising? Register for Cardio Kickboxing, which is right after this class! Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. N Laurel Comm Ctr / 7 classes / 1 day per wk / $21 RP8551.701 Apr 22 6-6:30 PM Tu or Th N Laurel Comm Ctr / 14 classes / 2 days per wk / $35 RP8551.702 Apr 22 6-6:30 PM Tu & Th N Laurel Comm Ctr / 8 classes / 1 day per wk / $24 RP8551.801 Jun 17 6-6:30 PM Tu or Th N Laurel Comm Ctr / 16 classes / 2 days per wk / $40 RP8551.802 Jun 17 6-6:30 PM Tu & Th

To register, visit howardcountymd.gov/rap or call 410-313-7275.


Zumba!

Classes, start dates and prices below Let’s face it, working out can be healthy, rewarding and beneficial but it may not always be fun… until now! Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic workout system that blows you away. The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. All levels are welcome. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. Lisa Noorani, AFAA, Zumba Mt. View MS / 7 classes / 1 day per wk / $58 RP8430.701 Apr 25 9:30-10:30 AM M or F Mt. View MS / 14 classes / 2 days per wk / $105 RP8430.702 Apr 25 9:30-10:30 AM M&F Mt. View MS / 8 classes / 1 day per wk / $67 RP8430.801 Jun 16 9:30-10:30 AM M or F Mt. View MS / 16 classes / 2 days per wk / $120 RP8430.802 Jun 16 9:30-10:30 AM M&F Jan Smith, Zumba Mt. View MS / 14 classes / 2 days per wk / $105 RP8430.711 Apr 23 6:30-7:30 PM M&W Yazmin Rivera, Zumba N Laurel Comm Ctr / 14 classes / 2 days per wk / $105 RP8430.712 Apr 23 6:20-7:20 PM M&W Meridith Hurd, AFAA, Zumba Roger Carter Comm Ctr / 14 classes / 2 days per wk / $105 RP8430.713 Apr 23 10:30-11:30 AM M & W

Zumba

Classes, start dates and prices below Enjoy this Latin cardio-dance fitness craze that dances to the pulsating rhythms of Reggaeton, Samba, Salsa, Afrobeat and more! Join us as we tone and burn calories at this weekly dance party! Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. 7 classes / $87 Misako Ballet Studio / Michelle Taylor RP8360.701 Apr 24 7-8 PM N Laurel Comm Ctr / Celeste Jeudy RP8360.702 Apr 26 9:30-10:30 AM 8 classes / $99 Misako Ballet Studio / Celeste Jeudy RP8360.801 Jun 19 7-8 PM N Laurel Comm Ctr / Michelle Taylor RP8360.802 Jun 21 9:30-10:30 AM

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Zumba Basic with Stephanie Scott, ZUMBA

8 classes, start dates below / $52 Exercise in disguise! This fun, high-energy class involves dance and aerobic elements. It’s easy, fun and safe for all fitness levels. Enjoy the following dance styles: American, Cumbia, salsa, and merengue and more while getting in shape! Reduce weight, build strength and stamina, improve motion, cardio and posture, and socialize! Join the party! Join us for a free class on April 9 from 5:30-6:30 PM. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. Roger Carter Comm Ctr RP8330.701 Apr 23 RP8330.801 Jun 25

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Zumba with Sandra Duerr

7 classes starting Apr 25 / $49 Come get a great total-body dance workout using pulsating Latin music and a mix of Latin and international dance styles (Merengue, salsa, cumbia, flamenco and more). Everything moves – from your head to your toes! Get wild, party and sweat off those pounds and inches! Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. RP8226.701

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Health & Relaxation • Classes are for 18 years and up. • Participants 12-17 years old may register, but must be accompanied by a participating parent/ guardian. • Classes listed in alphabetical order.

Hatha Yoga for Flexibility & Relaxation with Kris Copeman

12 classes, start dates below / $108 Create a calm, peaceful awareness of both body and mind through the ancient art of yoga. Classic yoga postures and breathing techniques are practiced in a flowing style that integrates movement and breath. Come prepared to lengthen, strengthen and relax. Beginning and ongoing students are welcome. Yoga mats/blocks provided. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. Kinetics Dance Theatre / 4 classes / $36 RP8240.701 May 1 9:45-10:45 AM RP8240.702 May 1 8:30-9:30 PM Kinetics Dance Theatre / 9 classes / $81 RP8240.801 Jun 19 8:30-9:30 PM

For the most current class listings, visit www.howardcountymd.gov/rap

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Introduction to Pilates with Christine Williams

8 classes starting Apr 26 / $99 Stretch, strengthen and balance your body with a systematic practice of specific exercises and breathing patterns that connect your mind, body and spirit. Help relieve stress while you lengthen and strengthen your powerhouse/abdominals. This class is designed for the beginner to the advanced Pilates practitioner. Please bring a mat and wear comfortable shoes. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. RP8155.701 Misako Ballet Studio

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Power Yoga Intermediate with Kris Copeman

4 classes starting May 1 / $36 This class is an energizing, athletic way of practicing yoga postures that emphasizes strength, flexibility and stamina while creating the calm awareness to the mind and body. If you want a fitness-based class designed to build upper-body and core strength while increasing flexibility and reducing stress, this Ashtanga-based yoga is for you! This is an intermediate class; prior yoga experience is required. Yoga mats/blocks provided. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. Kinetics Dance Theatre RP8241.701 11 AM-noon

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Revive, Relax and Renew with Yoga with Mary Garratt, NETA, RYT200

Classes, start dates and prices below Even if you can’t twist into a pretzel, you can enjoy yoga. Classes are an active, physical workout and a relaxing, meditative work-in. This class is for beginners or those with some yoga experience. Explore and expand your own strength, flexibility, balance and focus. You leave each class feeling better than when you walked in. Bring a mat/blanket. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr / 7 classes / $66 RP8252.701 Apr 28 7-8 PM RP8252.702 Apr 23 5:45-6:45 PM RP8252.703 Apr 23 1:20-2:20 PM Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr / 6 classes / $57 RP8252.801 Jun 16 7-8 PM RP8252.802 Jun 18 5:45-6:45 PM RP8252.803 Jun 18 1:20-2:20 PM

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Scoop Pilates II with Lori Nowicki, AAAI, AFPA

Classes, start dates and prices below Pilates is the ultimate mind-body exercise program. This class, designed for the experienced Pilates exerciser, can be modified for the beginner. Exercises incorporate multiple repetitions, mixed tempos, added equipment and reformer-like movements. Strengthen your legs, arms and core; increase your flexibility; and reduce stress! Focus is on core, balance, breathing and alignment. Bring your own mat and ball. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. Cedar Lane Rec Ctr / 14 classes / $103 RP8154.701 Apr 22 9-10 AM Cedar Lane Rec Ctr / 12 classes / $88 RP8154.801 Jun 17 9-10 AM

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Sunday Afternoon Yoga with Mary Garratt, NETA, RYT200

6 or 7 classes, start dates and prices below Ease your way from the weekend to the work week with yoga. Come refresh your body and calm your mind. Whether you're new to yoga or have experience, enjoy the benefits of an energizing, physical workout and a soothing, meditative work-in. Explore and expand your strength, flexibility, balance and focus. Leave each class relaxed and ready to take on the week! Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr / 7 classes / $66 RP8252.712 Apr 27 2-3 PM Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr / 6 classes / $57 RP8252.812 Jun 22 2-3 PM

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Tai Chi

7 classes, start dates below / $54 Tai Chi offers a wide variety of health benefits, including joints stability, balance and coordination. It also improves mental focus, increases energy and releases stress. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Amanda Bartell, 410-313-1694 or abartell@howardcountymd.gov. Dunloggin MS / Tim Kwei / Apr 23 RP8850.701 Beginner 7-8 PM RP8850.702 Advanced 8:05-9:05 PM Murray Hill MS / Scott Vandame / Apr 24 RP8850.703 Beginner 7-8 PM RP8850.704 Advanced 8:05-9:05 PM

To register, visit howardcountymd.gov/rap or call 410-313-7275.

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Yoga for Total Wellness with Liz Rolland

7 classes, start dates below / $84 In recent years, studies have proven that yoga is a useful tool in reducing back pain, relieving anxiety, helping insomnia, increasing mobility and even assisting in weight loss! Yoga can help lift both your derriere and your spirits! Yoga postures, simple movement sequences like Sun Salutation, breathing exercises and deep relaxation, sometimes called Yoga Nidra, are included. No previous yoga experience needed to attend. Please bring a thick yoga mat and a large beach towel to each class. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. Roger Carter Comm Ctr RP8284.701 Apr 28 RP8284.801 Jun 16 Mt. View MS RP8284.702 Apr 23 Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr RP8284.703 Apr 25 RP8284.802 Jun 20

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Yogalates with EC Goode

4 classes starting Apr 29 / $36 This class merges two disciplines, yoga and Pilates. A fusion of the ancient discipline of yoga with the modern Pilates techniques, the exercises mix both disciplines to develop core strength, tone muscles, increase flexibility and reduce stress. Beginning and ongoing students are welcome. Yoga mats/blocks are provided, but please bring your own mat if you have one. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. Kinetics Dance Theatre RP8244.701 8:30-9:30 PM

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Adults (55 yrs +) Be Seated with Vickie Jacobs

55 yrs + / Classes, start dates and prices below This gentle, easy class includes a warm-up, joint mobility moves, muscle strengthening, balance and stretching, all components to help maintain an active and independent lifestyle. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info/Fitness Waiver; Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718 or www.howardcountymd.gov/RecandParksForms.htm. Roger Carter Comm Ctr / 14 classes / $66 RP8670.701 Apr 22 10:10-10:55 AM Roger Carter Comm Ctr / 16 classes / $75 RP8670.801 Jun 17 10:10-10:55 AM

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Circuit Weight Training for Seniors

55 yrs + / 14 classes starting Apr 23 / $71 Some studies indicate that weight training is essential to maintaining health. This class, designed for seniors, combines an aerobic workout with weight training on Precor equipment. A fitness waiver must be completed prior to exercising. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info/Fitness Waiver: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718 or www.howardcountymd.gov/RecandParksForms.htm RP8667.701 Roger Carter Comm Ctr 3-4 PM

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Exercise with Ease with Joyce DiTomasso

55 yrs + / 6 classes starting Apr 22 / $15 This well-rounded hour of fitness for active seniors includes low-impact aerobics, stretching, muscle tone and strength activities aimed at improving endurance, body alignment, balance and proper breathing. Listen to upbeat music while learning simple choreographed moves. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718. RP8060.701 E Columbia Lib 50 yrs + Ctr 9-10 AM Tu & Th

Fitness for Life with Lori Nowicki, AAAI, AFPA

55 yrs + / Classes, start dates and prices below This class, designed for active adults, combines easy-to-follow aerobics, weight and cardio training on Keiser and Precor equipment, free weights, bands, floor exercises, balance training and stretching. A fitness waiver must be completed prior to exercising. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info/Fitness Waiver: Nicola Morgal, 410-313-4718 or www.howardcountymd.gov/ RecandParksForms.htm. N Laurel Comm Ctr / 14 classes / $82 RP8666.701 Apr 23 1-2:15 PM Roger Carter Comm Ctr / 14 classes / $82 RP8666.702 Apr 22 12:15-1:30 PM Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr / 14 classes / $82 RP8666.703 Apr 22 10:30-11:45 AM Roger Carter Comm Ctr / 7 classes / $42 RP8666.712 Apr 25 9:45-11 AM N Laurel Comm Ctr / 12 classes / $71 RP8666.801 Jun 16 1-2:15 PM Roger Carter Comm Ctr / 12 classes / $71 RP8666.802 Jun 17 12:15-1:30 PM Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr / 12 classes / $71 RP8666.803 Jun 17 10:30-11:45 AM Roger Carter Comm Ctr / 6 classes / $36 RP8666.812 Jun 27 9:45-11 AM

For the most current class listings, visit www.howardcountymd.gov/rap

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Martial Arts Aikido with Ki by Russ Dauber, 4th Degree Black Belt

18 yrs + / 14 or 16 classes start dates and prices below Martial Art and Ki practice, as taught by Japan’s Ki Society International, promotes dynamic movement with unified mind and body. Techniques flow with and lead attackers’ directions and motions. The Ki part is low-impact. The Aikido part involves practice with partners and rolling on mats, while maintaining calmness and relaxation. Men and women welcome. Emphasis is on safety, knowledge and enjoyment. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Amanda Bartell, 410-313-1694 or abartell@howardcountymd.gov. 14 classes / Waverly ES / $40 RP8880.701 Apr 22 7-9 PM 16 classes / Cedar Lane Pk West / $46 RP8880.801 Jun 24 7-9 PM

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Shotokan Karate with Steve Morris

13 yrs + / 8 classes, start dates below / $98 Learn a repertoire of techniques and the optimal safe positions for self-defense based upon the movement of your opponent(s), all in the context of traditional Shotokan karate. Learn and master blocks, punches, kicks, throws, submissions and takedowns. Special attention is given to low-impact physical conditioning and personal safety. Sensei Steve is a master in Shotokan karate and has taught karate and self-defense in Howard County for 30 years. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Amanda Bartell, 410-313-1694 or abartell@howardcountymd.gov. Roger Carter Comm Ctr RP8791.701 Apr 24 RP8791.702 Apr 24 RP8791.703 Apr 26 RP8791.704 Apr 26

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18 yrs + / 7 classes, start dates below / $54 Tai Chi offers a variety of health benefits, including joint stability, balance and coordination. It improves mental focus, increases energy and releases stress. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Amanda Bartell, 410-313-1694 or abartell@howardcountymd.gov. Dunloggin MS / Instructor: Tim Kwei RP8850.701 Beg Apr 23 7-8 PM RP8850.702 Adv Apr 23 8:05-9:05 PM Murray Hill MS / Instructor: Scott Vandame RP8850.703 Beg Apr 24 7-8 PM RP8850.704 Adv Apr 24 8:05-9:05 PM

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TKA Karate

13 yrs + / Class lengths, start dates and prices below Develop your physical condition as you learn karate and jujitsu in a relaxed environment. Black-belt instructors emphasize safety. One week is spent taking or viewing the test or participating in a refresher class. Wear comfortable clothing or gi. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Amanda Bartell, 410-313-1694 or abartell@howardcountymd.gov. 8 classes / Mar 31 / $55 RP8731.701 Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr RP8731.702 Oakland Mills MS 10 classes / $67 Apr 1 RP8731.703 Worthington ES RP8731.704 Lake Elkhorn MS RP8731.705 Longfellow ES Apr 2 RP8731.706 Fulton ES RP8731.707 Northfield ES RP8731.708 Rockburn ES Apr 3 RP8731.709 Gorman Crossing ES RP8731.710 Manor Woods ES RP8731.711 Pointers Run ES 8 classes / $55 Jun 23 RP8731.801 Schooley Mill Pk Jun 24 RP8731.802 Cedar Lane Rec Ctr Jun 25 RP8731.803 Meadowbrook Ath Comp Jun 26 RP8731.804 Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr

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To register, visit howardcountymd.gov/rap or call 410-313-7275.


Wednesdays Starting June 25, 7 PM. Centennial Park

Fridays (except 8/5) Starting June 27, 7 PM. Various Parks For more information visit www.howardcountymd.gov/summerconcerts.htm


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2014 Spring/Summer Adult Classes & Activities

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2014 Adult Spring Supplemental  

Howard County, Maryland, Recreation & Parks Adult Classes & Activities for the spring of 2014.

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