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  1. NEW Thanksgiving Leftovers=Ready Made Meals (Ages18+)

    November 16, 2018, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Tired of Turkey Sandwiches, Turkey Soup and all those leftover sides? This class is just for you. Every holiday meal you never seem to know what to do with leftovers, Right? Now just prepare several meals ahead of time right after the big feast instead of wrapping and storing them in the Fridge. Use your turkey, ham, vegetables and casseroles to make complete meals that can be refrigerated or frozen for easy reheat family meals in the weeks to come. Chef Dominic graduated top of his class from Florida Culinary Institute and has served some of the most prestigious golfers and sports figures in the world while serving as a Sous Chef for PGA National Spas and Resorts in Palm Beach, FL. He made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!

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  2. Swing Dance Social (Ages 18+)

    November 16, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Looking for something fun to do on Friday nights? Join Swing Roanoke for our swing dance social! No partner is required and we hold an introduction class from 7:00pm-7:30pm (tailored to those who come) with the social to follow from 7:30pm-9:00pm! Come just as you are even if you have two left feet! It's a deal of a lesson and dance for only $5 per person! Themes for dances: September is Fall for Swing. No Social in October. November is Cool Cats Dance.

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  3. Explore Park River Cleanup Day

    November 17, 2018, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Explore Park

    Flooding this fall left a large amount of trash and debris along the banks of the Roanoke River. We’re calling all volunteers to help keep restore this important blueway. We’re looking for groups of any size to join the cleanup effort. Guided by parks staff, you’ll be helping pick up trash along the river banks and within the park. Be sure to dress appropriately for the weather, and if possible bring waterproof boots. We’ll provide the bags, gloves and other necessary tools. Stick around for a well deserved meal after the cleanup including hot dogs, chips and drinks catered by our staff. Please reserve space for your group online to ensure we have enough supplies and food.

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  4. NEW Prestige Gymnastics Cheer Clinic for Preschoolers (ages 3-4)

    November 17, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Ready...OK! These basic cheerleading clinics are perfect for the beginner or intermediate cheerleader. We will be learning motions, stunting, dancing, jumps, tumbling, and of course working on brand new cheers! This class is sure to be a confidence booster for all participants and can be used just for fun, or to help prepare for school or recreational cheer squads. Leotard not required-just comfortable clothes and closed-toed athletic shoes. Instruction by Prestige Gymnastics Staff.

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  5. NEW Prestige Gymnastics Cheer Clinic for School Age (ages 5-12)

    November 17, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Ready...OK! These basic cheerleading clinics are perfect for the beginner or intermediate cheerleader. We will be learning motions, stunting, dancing, jumps, tumbling, and of course working on brand new cheers! This class is sure to be a confidence booster for all participants and can be used just for fun, or to help prepare for school or recreational cheer squads. Leotard not required-just comfortable clothes and closed-toed athletic shoes. Instruction by Prestige Gymnastics Staff.

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  6. Flora & Fauna: Intro To Historic Uses (Ages 5+)

    November 17, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Explore Park

    Explore and discover the variety of flora and fauna of the park and find out how previous generations relied on the bounty of the forest to survive and thrive! Many basic needs such as food, medicine, shelter, clothes, household items, and more, can be found within the Explore Park boundaries! Hands-on samples of animal and plant products will be available, as well as other educational resources. Course meets at the Journey's End Parking Lot. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Pre-registration is required.

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  7. Flora & Fauna: Intro to Historic Uses (ages 5+)

    November 17, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Explore Park

    Explore and discover the variety of flora and fauna of the park and find out how previous generations relied on the bounty of the forest to survive and thrive! Many basic needs such as food, medicine, shelter, clothes, household items, and more, can be found within the Explore Park boundaries! Hands-on samples of animal and plant products will be available, as well as other educational resources. Course meets at the Journey's End Parking Lot. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Pre-registration is required.

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  8. Wellness Workshop: Healthy for the Holidays

    November 17, 2018, 1:00 PM - 1:55 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Is the frenzy and stress of the holiday season wreaking havoc with your healthy lifestyle? Join us for this fun-filled workshop for tips and tricks on healthy eating, stress reduction and finding balance during this chaotic but most wonderful time of the year!

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  9. NEW Holiday Side Dishes (Ages 18+)

    November 17, 2018, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Four Holiday Sides you need to try 1. Loaded Baked Potato Casserole-Diced bake potato casserole packed with bacon, Cheddar, green onions and topped with sour cream, what could better? 2. Brussels Sprout & Hazelnut Gratin -Tender but still firm Brussels sprouts slathered in a creamy, subtly cheese-flavored béchamel sauce and topped with a scattering of crunchy, sweet hazelnuts. 3. Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes-Roasted Sweet Potatoes scooped and blended with browned butter & apple pie spice then piped back into skins and broiled with mini marshmallows 4. Fall Salad-Horseradish Vinaigrette Roasted Brussels sprouts, cauliflower florets and butternut squash tossed with a delicious blended dressing of pomegranate and horseradish vinaigrette (Served hot or cold) Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!

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  10. NEW Indoor Gourmet Grilling (Ages 18+)

    November 26, 2018, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Leave the grill outdoors! Tricks for using a grill pan and oven smoker to give you the flavors of outdoors while staying warm and toasty inside your own kitchen. Steaks, Ribs and Pulled BBQ Pork await your tastebuds! Chef Dominic graduated top of his class from Florida Culinary Institute and has served some of the most prestigious golfers and sports figures in the world while serving as a Sous Chef for PGA National Spas and Resorts in Palm Beach, FL. He made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!

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  11. Polymer Clay Workshop-Mixed Media (Ages 14+)

    November 26, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Participants should have basic skill level with polymer clay and be able to work independently while instructor assists other individuals as needed. Bring your own clay and personal tools but will have access to the instructor’s equipment, mica, and supplies. Handouts, tutorials, and light snack provided. Come meet fellow clayers who hope to one day have a Guild in Roanoke. Instructor Lisa Hoyt is a member of IPCA (International Polymer Clay Association). September will be Focal (Large) Beads. October Skinner Blends. November Mixed Media with Polymer Clay.

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  12. iPad Photos (Ages 18+)

    November 27, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ South County Library

    In this class, we will focus on the iPad’s camera. Come learn the difference between the camera roll, albums and photo streams. We will show you some powerful alternatives to the built in camera app. You will learn how to touch up photos and add interesting effects to your pictures and videos. We will also show you the best ways to save and share your creations. Prerequisites: • Understand basic iPad operation • Know your Apple ID and password* • Bring your iPad with iOS 10 or higher operating system to class

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  13. Barter Theatre - Elf The Musical (Ages 18+)

    November 29, 2018, 9:00 AM - 6:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Join Buddy the Elf as he ventures to New York City to find his true identity in this hilarious and entertaining take on the famous movie “Elf.” Before heading to the show at the historic Barter Theatre, we will eat lunch at Rain Restaurant located in Downtown Abingdon. Fee includes theater ticket, lunch, transportation, and trip guide.

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  14. Barter Theatre: Elf the Musical (ages 18+)

    November 29, 2018, 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM @ Depart Brambleton Center and Green Ridge

    Join Buddy the Elf as he ventures to New York City to find his true identity in this hilarious and entertaining take on the famous movie “Elf.” Before heading to the show at the historic Barter Theatre, we will eat lunch at Rain Restaurant located in Downtown Abington. Fee includes theater ticket, lunch, transportation, and escort.

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  15. NEW Teen Cooking Night (Ages 11-15)

    November 30, 2018, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Dinner and a cooking class! Learn basic kitchen safety, how to prepare a meal and enjoy with other teens! You will learn the art of Samosa making (deep fried patties filled with potatoes) and Gulab Jamun (a popular Indian dessert). Instructor Bhawana Scaer is from India and has been teaching Indian-style cooking for many years and loves to share her culture with others!

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