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Dads, daughters: Get ready for the dance

It’s that time of year again to spend an enchanted evening of dinner and dancing with your favorite girl at the Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation Department’s annual Daddy Daughter Dinner Dance.

Explore the wonderful Wizard of Oz as you follow the yellow brick road to a fun-filled evening full of rainbows and ruby red slippers. Dreams really do come true as you put on your best gowns and dance the night away. Have a tasty meal and create a memory to last a lifetime. Plus, capture the magic of the evening with our professional photographer.

This extraordinary event fills up fast, so be sure to register early. Price is per pair. The dance and dinner will be held on Saturday, March 9. Ages 3 and older, 6 to 8:30 p.m. $50.

Kids dance at the WEB

Tiny Boppers. An independent dance and movement experience that helps children develop into confident dancers. Participants move to music that works on motor coordination, rhythm, and strength. A wonderful foundation for all dance forms, sports and other physical activities. Parents are welcome to stay and join in the class with children if they wish. Ages 3 to 6, Wednesday, March 6 to April 17, 10:45 to 11:30 a.m., $46.

Tiny Boppers 2. This is a continuation class for students that have taken Tiny Boppers or have some experience with dance classes. Children learn early creative expression using proper technique that is developmentally age-appropriate and specific. Ages 3 to 6, Wednesday, March 6 to April 17, 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., $46.

Mini ballerinas. An introductory dance class, with the goal of fostering the love of movement in each participant. Young dancers improve flexibility, coordination and musicality. Build self-confidence in a fun and creative environment. Ages 3 to 8, Thursday, March 7 to April 18, 4:15 to 5:15 p.m., $46.

Modern kids dance. Try all kinds of dance. Have fun and learn the basics of ballet, jazz, hip-hop, and contemporary dance styles as you learn different movement combinations with instructor and choreographer Jenny Cyphers. Ages 8 to 12, Thursday, March 7 to April 18, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., $52.

Farm bingo. Don’t stop learning when you’re not in school. Put on your farmer’s thinking cap and go on a farm bingo quest. Searching for farm and garden items at Luscher. Ages 5 to 12, Friday, March 8, 1 to 2:30 p.m., $17.

Kids in the kitchen — chicken noodle soup. Now is the perfect time of year for a warm cup of soup. Participants experience hands-on fun in the kitchen. Learn important cooking skills while preparing a healthy meal. Ages 6 to 15, Saturday, March 9, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., $24.

Luscher Farm family dinner — minestrone and lemon tiramisu. Spend an afternoon cooking at Luscher Farm with your child and Chef Laura Content. One parent and child pair up to cook and create a family dinner using local and seasonal produce. Up to two other family members join the class at 4 p.m. for a warm home-cooked dinner at the farm. Menus focus on seasonal ingredients, including farm-grown produce. Ages 6 and older, Saturday, March 9, 2 to 5 p.m., $38.

Make a CSA share smoothie. Use your fresh produce to create a healthy drink that aids digestion and adds energy to your life. One greens strong smoothie every day can help you lose weight and feel great. Recipes included. Ages 18 and older, Thursday, March 7, 6 to 7:30 p.m., $20.

Class registration information

Pre-registration is required for nearly all Parks & Recreation classes and activities. Class information is in the “Discover Active Living” catalog, available at the West End Building, also online at lakeoswegoparks.org. You may register by Internet, mail (at Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation, West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way, Lake Oswego, 97035), drop off materials during business hours at the WEB, fax to 503-697-6579 or phone 503-675-2549. Non-residents generally pay more than fees shown. Scholarships are available for Lake Oswego residents; call 503-635-0282.



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