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Creative coloring session planned

No need to stay within the lines at this class


SUBMITTED PHOTO - Relax and enjoy coloring while you sip a glass of wine. The popular Stay Within the Wines class will be held Sept. 8 at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center. Sign up now.

The popular Stay Within the Wines coloring session is back. This is an adult class where participants get to color while enjoying a glass of wine.

We provide coloring pens, coloring sheet and one glass of wine per person. You bring the friends and fun. Students may purchase an additional glass of wine at $4. Snacks are provided.

Here are the details: ages 21 and older, 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 8, Adult Community Center at 505 G Ave., $18.

Get Creative

Intermediate Watercolors — Instructor Rudy Stevens teaches you how to use photos, light and dark, shapes, layout, color, emotion, composition and value in watercolor art. Here are the details: ages 18 and older, 9 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, Sept. 7-Nov. 9, LOPR-Palisades at 1500 Greentree Road, $120.

Rock Painting — From aboriginal designs to the abstract, this is a great class for those looking to make small pieces of art to display around their home, in potted plants or gardens. Here are the details: ages 18 and older, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 7, Adult Community Center at 505 G Ave., $27.

Arts & Crafts Lab — Explore different artists, techniques or crafts in this workshop held the first Wednesday of every month. Use colored pencils, pens, watercolors, acrylics and a variety of materials to discover your artistic talent.

All materials provided. Here are the details: ages 18 and older, 6-8 p.m. Sept. 7, ACC at 505 G Ave., $32.

Get Moving

Ballroom Dance II — Add flair to the basic steps you learned in the beginner class. Build a series of routines in all styles of dance you have learned through the beginning classes. Here are the details: ages 16 and older, 8-9 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 8-Oct. 27, LOPR-Palisades at 1500 Greentree Road, $64 per person.

Tai Chi for Health & Relaxation — This class teaches the Yang style long form and two traditional Chi Kung exercises. Tai chi practice reduces stress and improves balance. This class is taught in a relaxed manner. Here are the details: ages 18 and older, 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 7-Oct. 26, LOPR-Palisades at 1500 Greentree Road, $53.

Tai Chi Intermediate Continuing — Tai chi is a slow, graceful, ancient Chinese exercise that can benefit body, mind and spirit. Focus is ongoing instruction for students with previous experience. Beginners are welcome upon instructor approval. Here are the details: ages 18 and older, 10:10-11:10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 6-Dec. 8, ACC at 505 G Ave., $38.

Little Tennis — Mini nets and foam balls are used to introduce hand-eye coordination to aspiring junior aces. Children develop skills through games, fun and high fives. No equipment required. Parent participation required for 3-year-old class. Classes are held Tuesday mornings between 9:30-10:45 a.m. Here are the details: ages 3-4, Sept. 13-Oct. 18, LOPR-Palisades at 1500 Greentree Road, $35.

MiniKickers Soccer — British coaches combine soccer with fun games, stories and music. Registration fee includes jersey, shorts and a ball. Classes are held Monday mornings between 9:15-11:40 a.m. (time varies by age group). Here are the details: ages 2-5, Sept. 12-Oct. 31, LOPR-Palisades at 1500 Greentree Road, $99

Get Outdoors

SUP, Kayak & Canoe Rentals — Rentals are available Saturday and Sunday until Oct. 11 at Tryon Cove Park, 14110 Stampher Road. Single kayaks or SUP boards rental price is $20 for one hour, $25 for two hours, half-day rental is $35. Double kayak or canoe one-hour rental is $25, two-hour rental is $30, half-day rental $40. For more information, visit www.aldercreek.com.

Thursday One-Mile Cross Country Runs — Runners in grades 3-8 are invited to join the cross country teams from Lakeridge and Lake Oswego high schools for a one-mile run each Thursday.

The runs begin at 4:30 p.m. Pre-register at lakeoswegosports.com or arrive by 4:15 p.m. to register onsite. Runs held on Sept. 8 and 22 at Uplands Elementary, 2055 S.W. Wembley Park Road, and on Sept. 15 at Pilkington Park, 19043 Pilkington Road.

Registration Information

Class information is in the Parks & Recreation Activities Guide and online at www.loparks.org. You may register by internet, mail, drop-off during business hours at Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation-Palisades, 1500 Greentree Road, Lake Oswego 97034; or fax 503-697-6579; phone 503-675-2549.

Non-residents generally pay more than fees shown. Scholarships are also available for Lake Oswego residents.

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