A Tiny Tots Pumpkin Party will be held at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30. . Kids ages 3 to 6 years old will decorate pumpkins and share some Halloween treats during the Park and Recreation Department event. The little ghosts and goblins are encouraged to wear costume and parents are welcomed to bring cameras. The party will be held in the Sam Pipes Room of the Merced Civic Center at 678 W. 18th St. in Merced. The cost of $5 and space is limited so pre-registration is required. Call 385-6298 for more information. Please see the attachment below for more information. pumpkinflyer.pdf
FREE YOGA IN THE PARK
Join us every Sunday, from 10-11am, for free Yoga. Class is held in the park strip next to Bear Creek at 28th and H Street. All ages welcome. Instructor: Gina Nardone
MARTIAL ARTS INSTRUCTIONJoin us every Sunday, from 10-11am, for free Yoga. Class is held in the park strip next to Bear Creek at 28th and H Street. All ages welcome. Gina Nardone
UECHI RYU KARATE (Ages 6 & up) Uechi Ryu karate is a traditional Okinawan martial art with roots in Southern Chinese Kung Fu. With over 25 years of Martial Arts experience, Sensei Scott Lemberger emphasizes practical self defense combined with philosophical tenets of honesty, integrity, discipline and respect. Cost: $45/month Dates: Mondays and Thursdays I (ages 6-12): 5:30-6:30pm II (ages 13 & up): 6:45-8:00pm Location: Rossotti Ed-Zoo-Cation Center
DANZAN RYU JUJITSU (Ages 18 & up)
Danzan Ryu Jujitsu is an ancient and extremely effective martial art: the mother art of many modern martial disciplines and sports. It includes a comprehensive array of techniques such as strikes, throws, joint locks and breaks, escapes from holds, use of and defense against weaponry (both ancient and modern).
Jujitsu relies not on the strength and size of the practitioner, but rather on a sense of timing and distance and the ability to perform the technique smoothly and by reflex. This ancient art is physically demanding.
Days/Times: Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Session Dates: Ongoing, Adults Only Instructor: Jeff Doyle (2nd degree blackbelt) Fee: $35/ 6 week session Location: Golden Valley High School Wrestling Room, 2121 E. Childs Ave.
LINE DANCE CLASSES
The City of Merced’s Recreation department will be offering dance classes on Wednesday, from October 2-23, 7-9PM. . The theme for October's dance class is Line Dances and Party Dances. Participants will learn a variety of ballroom based line dances, such as Tango, Waltz, Cha Cha, Charleston, as well as party dances such as Hey Baby, Cupid Shuffle, Macarena, the Hustle and YMCA. Because October is Halloween month, the instructors will also teach a party version of Michael Jackson’s Thriller. Dates/Times: Wednesdays, October 2-23 7-8PM Dance Lesson 8-9PM Dance party/Practice Location: Senior Community Center Ballroom Cost: $16 plus $8 equipment fee (paid to instructors) Instructors: Glenn and Leanne Rozman
There is a Social Dance held the fourth Sunday of every month from 2-5PM at the Senior Community Center. Tickets at the door are $8. Open to everyone 18 years and older.
HUNTER SAFETY CLASS
Hunter Safety and Range Instruction
The Hunter Safety Course includes the basic 10 hour minimum California Departmnet of Fish and Game course, which cover the mandatory areas of hunter safety (3 hours), principles of conservation (1 hour) and sportsmanship and ethics (2 hours). There will be hands on instruction and it will include live fire at an out door range. Instructor Mark Akers brings 16 years of hunter safety instruction to the program. Participants must be prepared for the weather on the day of the live fire portion of the class. Pre-Registration is required.
Dates/Times: 10/26 & 10/27, 11/16 & 11/17 Location: Merced Senior Community Center, 755 W. 15th Fee: $10/2 days
Saturday 8:00-11:45 am: Lecture 1:00-5:00pm: Range
Ages: 3-10 years Dates: Saturdays, November 23-January 25 Cost: $45 Location: Indoor Sports Center Registration Deadline: October 23, 2013 REGISTER AT ACOSTA FURNITURE/AGUILERA'S SATELLITES at 1033 W. Main Street, Merced.
PLEASE CALL (209) 385-6298 FOR MORE LEISURE CLASS INFORMATION -OR- REGISTER AT THE PARKS & COMMUNITY SERVICES OFFICE 678 W. 18th Street