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pring 2017 Recreation Schedule



Spotlight May 24



04/14/2017
 
Posted By: Saul Gonzalez
Cost: FREE Admission, snack and soda.

Date: Wednesday, May 24th

Time: 6:00-8:00 PM

Location: French American Victory Club 193 ElmSt.

Waltham,MA



Details: Spring has finally sprung! The birds are singing and so should you. Let's celebrate together with a night of music, dance and socializing. This Spring Dance will include a Dance-a-Thon and will feature special performances set to music. You can invite friends and family to join us and motivate you to move to the music. We will raise money for GWArc's Recreation Plus through sponsoring how many dances you can move too. You are not required to sponsor a dancer or pledge, as always GWArc's dances are free of charge. We will have a fun raffle and surprises. Show off that you love to dance and help raise money for GWArc's Recreation Plus!!

Click Here for Dance-a-Thon Pledge Form!


02/08/2017
 
Posted By: Saul Gonzalez
Cost: $20 Includes chaperones and professional instructors.
Dates: Monday, March 6th
Monday, April 3rd
Monday, May 8th
Monday, June 5th
Time: 5:00-6:00 PM
Location: 56 Chestnut St., Waltham, MA
Details: Line Dancing is back by popular demand! Whether you are a fan of this class or if you have never tried it before, come get hog wild with Marilyn Lefort and Bernadette Bourque as they teach some classic and modern line dance techniques. A good ol' time is sure to be had by all! Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers!
Minimum: 5 people Maximum: 20 people





02/07/2017
 
Posted By: Saul Gonzalez
Cost: $20 per class Includes dinner, chaperones and professional instructor.
Dates: Thursday, March 23rd
Thursday, April 27th
Thursday, May 18th
Time: Drop off: 4:30 PM
Pick up: 6:30 PM
Location: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham, MA
Details: This cooking club takes participants on a scrumptious tour across the globe, as well as to their local farmers' markets! Emphasizing fresh vegetables and whole foods, this course caters to those who are looking to add local and global spice and excitement to their diet while reaping the health benefits that come from choosing a fresh and natural based diet. Our instructor comes to us from Healthy Waltham and was trained at Le Cordon Bleu. This is a hands-on cooking club, not a sit-down lecture, so come prepared to be a chef for a night! Participants will dine on their culinary creations at the end of each class.
Minimum: 5 people Maximum: 10 people





02/05/2017
 
Posted By: Saul Gonzalez
Cost: $3 Meeting Dues Includes chaperones
or
$6 Meeting & Dinner Dues Includes chaperones and dinner.
Dates: Thursday, April 6th
Thursday, May 4th
Time: Meeting 3:45-4:45 PM Dinner until 5:45 PM
Location: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham, MA
Details: Join Watch City Self Advocates in the fight for your rights! Learn how to speak up for yourself and others, enjoy guest speakers, volunteer for a favorite cause, meet community members and have some fun while you are doing good for yourself and others! No registration necessary but please call Michael Mullins in advance and bring your dues the day of the meeting.





01/28/2017
 
Posted By: Saul Gonzalez
Cost: Free,includes chaperones and professional instructor.
Date: Tuesday, May 9th
Time: 4:15-5:00 P.M
Location: Meet at: Center Stage, 881 Main St., Waltham, MA
Details: Kids Dance Jam is the place to be. Lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party hosted by professional dance instructor Annie Close in her private studio. Kids Dance Jam classes feature the newest moves set to popular party music. You can even request to learn dance moves to your favorite song. These classes are geared toward younger dancers at all skill levels. Everyone moves to their own beat and at their own pace.

Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers. Must be under 16 years old.

Minimum:
5 people Maximum: 10 people





01/27/2017
 
Posted By: Saul Gonzalez
Cost: FREE Admission, snack and soda.
Date: Wednesday, May 24th
Time: 6:00-8:00 PM
Location: French American Victory Club 193 Elm St., Waltham, MA
Details: Spring has finally sprung! The birds are singing and so should you. Let's celebrate together with a night of music, dance and socializing. This Spring Dance will include a Dance-a-Thon and will feature special performances set to music. You can invite friends and family to join us and motivate you to move to the music. We will raise money for GWArc's Recreation Plus through sponsoring how many dances you can move to. We will have a fun raffle and surprises. Show off that you love to dance and help raise money for GWArc's Recreation Plus!!

Admission to first 125 people ONLY. Snacks and drinks will be provided. You do not need to register for the dance.

Maximum: 125 people





01/26/2017
 
Posted By: Saul Gonzalez
Cost: $35 Includes lunch, ticket, chaperones and transportation.
Date: Saturday, May 20th
Time: Drop off: 12:00 PM
Pick Up: 5:30 PM
Location: Pick up & Drop off: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham MA
Details: Experience the excitement of Latin Dance Music in an a new tango-infused dance theater piece. Arrabal follows one woman's quest to understand what took her father from her and disrupted a nation. Told through dance and the propulsive music of the band Bajofondo, the show features an ensemble and band direct from Buenos Aires, Argentina and is being performed at the American Repertory Theater.
Minimum: 5 people Maximum: 9 people





01/25/2017
 
Posted By: Saul Gonzalez
Cost: $45 Includes lunch, ticket, chaperones and transportation.
Date: Saturday, May 13th
Time: Drop off: 2:30 PM
Pick up: 8:30 PM
Location: Drop off & Pick up: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham, MA
Details: These talented celebrity dogs have been showcased on Animal Planet dozens of times. They have appeared on Amazing Animal Video's and Planet's Funniest Animals. You may have even seen two of their original extreme canines, Air Ripley and Soaring Sierra, on the show "Pet Star". Today they will entertain GWArc as we have never seen dogs before. They fly through the air, dance to the beat, catch Frisbees and always make you smile. Due to the popularity of this trip, please RSVP by phone or email before sending in your registration!
Minimum: 5 people Maximum: 9 people





01/24/2017
 
Posted By: Saul Gonzalez
Cost: $15 Includes dinner, chaperones and Disney Fun.
Date: Thursday, May 11th
Time: Drop off: 5:00 PM
Pick up: 7:30 PM
Location: Drop off & Pick up: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham MA
Details: By popular demand, join us for a night of experiencing the timeless magic that only Disney can provide. We will watch a classic movie with friends right at Woodland Road. You can dress as your favorite Disney character or just share what your favorite Disney moments are. Dinner will be served along with popcorn.
Minimum: 5 people Maximum: 20 people





11/15/2016
 
Posted By: Saul Gonzalez
Cost: $45 Includes chaperones and professional instructor.
Dates: Tuesday, April 11th and 25th
Tuesday, May 2nd, 16th, & 23rd
Time: 4:15-5:00 P.M
Location: Meet at: Center Stage, 881 Main St., Waltham, MA
Details:I LOVE DANCE is the place to be. Lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party hosted by professional dance instructor Annie Close in her private studio. I LOVE DANCE classes feature the newest moves set to popular party music. You can even request to learn dance moves to your favorite song. After class, you will be able to show off your moves at one of GWArc's dances. Everyone moves to their own beat and at their own pace.
Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers!
Minimum: 5 people Maximum: 10 people





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