Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Register Now For Variety Of Tot And Youth Classes At Community Center

Registration is underway for various tot And youth classes starting next week at the Laurelhurst Community Center. .

Register online, in-person at the Community Center Monday through Friday 9-2pm or by calling 684-7529.

Here is the list of classes:


Ages 2½-4
This class will provide a fun and energetic introduction to dance that will encourage social and motor skill development, while facilitating language exposure and natural acquisition. The class will be taught in a mix of both English and Spanish and will focus on learning basic dance movements and musicality from a variety of different rhythms and styles with an emphasis on use of imagination, free-movement, and body awareness.
Instructor: Callie Nissing
#172398  1/25-3/22 Thu Noon-12:45 p.m. $108

Ages 3-5
This class will introduce young dancers to ballet with a focus on developing basic movement coordination, vocabulary, and musicality. Through an expressive and creative environment, dancers will be introduced to classical positions, body placement and experimentation with creative movement and performance! No class 2/19.
Instructor: Callie Nissing
#172414  1/25-3/22 Thu 1-1:45 p.m. $108

Ages 6 Months-4 Years
Miss Charlotte’s ever-popular Music for Tots enters its fourth year at Laurelhurst Community Center. Let your little ones learn music the easy/fun way, and release your own inner diva at the same time! Based on the idea that music is a language, children ages 6 months through 4 years will have the opportunity to learn basic musical skills while playing, moving, and interacting with each other and their parents. Grown-ups wear comfortable clothing and come prepared to move and sing! Elderly and/or disabled are welcome; accommodations will gladly be made. Siblings up to 6 months of age can attend free. Created and taught by Award-Winning Children’s Musical Artist, Miss Charlotte. A seasonal CD and songbook is included in cost of
#172403  1/10-3/28 Wed 9-9:45 a.m. $171
#172404  1/10-3/28 Wed 10-10:45 a.m. $171
#172405  1/10-3/28 Wed 11-11:45 a.m. $171
Ages up to 5 years
Children play, learn, and develop both motor and social skills in this highly interactive drop-in social and
play time. Toddlers will meet new friends, play on bouncy toys, ride scooters and tricycles, play with bouncy balls, and much more. (Parents must accompany their child at all times.) Times are subject to change.
WED    9:30am-12:30pm
FRI    10:30am-12:30pm
Ages up to 5 years
Bring a book, take a book!  Children and their grown-ups have been enjoying the new Book Nook as a place to read together, color, play games and gather with friends, especially on cold, rainy days!   We invite you to come and enjoy the space as well and if you would like to take a book home, please bring a book you would like to swap so that we can keep the shelves stocked.   If you get a little hungry while you are here, there is coffee, hot chocolate and small snacks available for sale at the front desk.  The book nook is free to enjoy and open Monday – Friday 9am-2pm.
MON-FRI  9a.m.-2p.m.

Ages 4-7
This league is a great way to introduce our young players to basketball in a non-competitive atmosphere where playing, learning, and having fun are most important. Participants are divided into teams per age groups. Volunteer coaches encourage the basics of the sport and teamwork. Each participant receives a team t-shirt. Practice and game times vary and are played on Saturdays at Laurelhurst Elementary School gym. If you are interested in coaching, please call the community center at 206-684-7529. No class 2/17.
Play and practice times to be determined.
Ages 4-5
#172406  1/20-3/17 Sat 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $80
Ages 6-7
#172407  1/20-3/17 Sat 9 a.m.-1 p


Ages 6-13
Professional performing artist, Shakira Rae Adams brings the beat to your feet through traditional/modern West African dance. Come together to build our African village, exploring the polyrhythms that will gyrate through our bodies. Music and dance is a language that can be spoken by everyone and ALL levels are welcome! No class 1/15 and 2/19.
Instructor: Shakira Rae Adams
#172392  1/8-3/26 Mon 6-7 p.m. $150

Ages 6-14
Kids will create a wide variety of clay projects using pinch pot, coil, and slab hand building techniques, as well as throwing on the wheel. Colorful glazes will complete each masterpiece! Whether you're experienced or a beginner, bring your imagination and get ready to have fun being creative with clay.
Ages 6-9
#172424  1/10-2/14 Wed 4-5 p.m. $120
#172427  2/21-3/28 Wed 4-5 p.m. $120
Ages 6-9
#172425  1/10-2/14 Wed 5-6 p.m. $120
#172426  2/21-3/28 Wed 5-6 p.m. $120
Ages 10-14
#172422  1/10-2/14 Wed 6-7:15 p.m. $120
#172423  2/21-3/28 Wed 6-7:15 p.m. $120

Ages 5-16
Private piano lessons are 30 minutes long, and offered to ages 5-16. Lessons are taught in a relaxed atmosphere and tailored to each child's individual level. The instructor, Ms. Drovetto, has taught piano to over 200 students in the Seattle and North Shore after school music programs. Please call the Laurelhurst Community Center at 206-684-7529 to register for a specific half hour time slot.
#172409  1/22-2/12 Mon 2:30-7:30 p.m. $108
#172410  2/26-3/26 Mon 2:30-7:30 p.m. $135
#172411  1/17-2/14 Wed 2:30-7:30 p.m. $135
#172412  2/21-3/28 Wed 2:30-7:30 p.m. $162


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