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Join LO Community Rowing this spring

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lake Oswego Community Rowing is taking registrations for youth team rowing for the spring season. Dont miss the fun.

Sign up for the Lake Oswego Park and Recreation’s youth team rowing spring season. Lake Oswego Community Rowing is looking for athletes interested in rowing with a nationally competitive and varsity sport youth team.

Enjoy a season filled with training and racing in the Northwest and Canada. We offer high energy and camaraderie with fellow athletes from around the area. For ages 12 to 18, Monday through Friday, Feb. 18 to May 21, 3:45 to 6:15 p.m., $475.

Teen Friday Night Field Trip — Paint Pots. Come spend an evening painting ceramics at Paint Pots Studio. Meet at the McKenzie Lounge in the West End Building, then head out for an evening of fun. Dinner is provided and space is limited, so register early. If you would like to receive monthly newsletters and field trip reminders, email teenprograms@ci.oswego.or.us. For ages 11 to 17, 5 to 8 p.m., Feb. 21, $22.

Fairy Tale Ballet. Enter the imaginary world of fairy tales, fun and self-expression through ballet-based dance. Spark creativity by using props, instruments and classical music. Call 503-381-3281 in advance about attire. Must be potty trained. Ages 3 to 4, 10 to 10:30 a.m., Saturdays, Feb. 22 to March 22,$60.

Pre-ballet. Develop movement ability, listening skills and musicality. Age-appropriate steps are taught, fostering self-confidence while accompanied by varying music styles, nurturing the love of dance. For attire information, call 503-381-3281 in advance. Ages 5 to 7, 10:45 to 11:30 a.m., Saturdays, Feb. 22 to March 22, $75.

Pre-ballet — First Steps. Develop the fundamental elements of classical ballet and gain a sense of self-discipline. Basic ballet vocabulary and class etiquette are taught. Ages 6 to 9, 11:30 a.m. to 12: 15 p.m., Saturdays, Feb. 22 to March 22, $75.

Dance Style Exercise — Argentine Tango. Discover what the buzz is about Argentine tango. Designed as a complete beginner lesson series, we work on tango basics as well as embellishments throughout the lessons. Take one or both sessions. Ages 18 and older, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursdays, Feb. 20 and 27, $22.

Cooking with Chef Surja — Teppanyaki. Teppanyaki is a popular Japanese cuisine that borrowed the concept from the Western culture of beef steak dining. Participants will grill with Surja. Surja lived in Japan at the time Teppanyaki was developed about 50 years ago and will offer the dish how it was originally prepared using brandy to cook a fine cut of beef. Class includes USDA Choice top sirloin steak, shrimp, fried rice, bean sprouts and mushrooms, also samples of various sauces to accompany foods plus treats of miso soup, salad and hot tea. The class is designed to impart a simple cooking method that you can practice at home and proudly serve to friends and family. Ages 18 and older, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Feb, 22, $50.

Class registration information

Preregistration is required for nearly all parks and recreation classes and activities. Class information is in the Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation Guide available at the West End Building, also online at lakeoswegoparks.org. You can register by Internet, mail (at Lake Oswego Parks and 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. Nonresidents generally pay more than fees shown. For more information on classes, visit lakeoswegoparks.org.

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