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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Intro to Loom Knitting Workshop - Monday, Feb. 11 at Green Ridge

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Would you like to try an easy way of knitting sans knitting needles?  Try loom knitting! This is a super-fun 2-hour class for beginners. You will complete an actual project while learning basic cast on, two basic stitches and bind off. Everything...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Groundhog Day Nature Program - February 2 at Explore Park

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Groundhogs are the only animals that have their own U.S. holiday! Have fun learning all about Punxsutawney Phil and the long-standing traditions of Groundhog Day.  Separate the facts and myths about one of Virginia’s largest rodent and ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Kids Chocolate Making Workshop - Feb. 9 at Green Ridge

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Does your child have a sweet tooth? Kids will learn about chocolate and how to use different kinds to make a several recipes that they will be able to repeat at home, including: truffles, brownies and a special treat! Ice cream taste testing is a traditio...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Expressive Watercolor Portraits - Mondays at 6pm at Brambleton

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Learn from an award-winning, master watercolor instructor during this specially designed series. The class will be spent learning to paint from student's photos of models, learning new techniques to emphasize facial structure, shading and texture through ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Let's Go Caving - Travel with us on Saturday, Jan. 26

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A unique and protected environment, wild caves offer adventure and awe right under our feet. Emphasizing responsible caving, join us as we navigate, crawl and climb through passages and chambers to see beautiful formations and experience this underground ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Winter Animal Survival Skills - Nature Class at Explore Park January 19

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It’s winter, it’s cold! Wild animals can’t go inside, turn up the heat, wrap themselves in a blanket and stay snug and warm. There’s no going to the fridge or cabinet to grab a snack, no pizza delivery and no runnin...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Learn to Cook Indian Street Food - January 19

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Cities throughout India boast an eclectic (and delicious) array of street foods. Come join the fun as we learn to cook some tasty Indian options: Tikka- potato patty; Gol Guppa- round crisps stuffed with a savory filling; and Chana Chaat- refreshing chick...

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Posted on: December 27, 2018

Little Tykes Basketball - Now Enrolling for Ages 3-5

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Let's play ball!  The Little Tykes program focuses on developing good players and good sportsmanship. Kids have a chance to learn the fundamentals of basketball  through passing, dribbling, shooting and fun skill drills. This skill devel...

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Posted on: December 26, 2018

Lose Big! Our Popular Weight Loss Program Returns January 7

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There's a reason that Lose Big is Green Ridge Recreation Center's longest running and most popular program! Working in small groups, this 12-week program helps you achieve your health and fitness goals through guided exercises with a personal trainer, nut...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

New Salsa Dancing Workshops at Green Ridge on Select Saturdays

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Ready to salsa? Choose from youth and adult dance classes at Green Ridge Recreation Center on Saturday, December 1, January 26 and February 9. These programs are open to beginners and intermediate dancers, with instruction by Emilee Fitzwater. Each hour l...

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