Beginner ballroom dance class Jan. 4
A new beginner ballroom dance class will begin in Marietta in the Betsey Mills Club gym at 5:45 p.m. Jan. 4. Classes will be taught by Bill Held and are open to all ages. Partners are required. The cost is $100 per couple for the 10-week session.
New students are requested to pre-register for the January class by email to Sue Montera at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 376-0775.
Self-defense class offered for free
The Washington State Community College Karate Club will hold a free self-defense class for the public from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Arts & Sciences room 109. The class is open to all 15 and older at all fitness and skill levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing to practice techniques that will be covered.
Any questions may be sent to Sensei Wright at email@example.com including requesting training for your group in the future.
Marietta High School's annual Holiday Homecoming will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday in the high school library. All alumni and former and present employees are welcome to come enjoy refreshments, music, old yearbooks and displays.
Souls Harbor Church cantata on 2 nights
Souls Harbor Baptist Church, 115 Caywood Road, Marietta, will hold a Christmas Cantata. Performances will be at 7 p.m. Thursday and 7 p.m. Sunday. The audience will see how a young child, through the recent death of her mother, reveals to her saddened father the true meaning of Christmas.
Holiday Lights bike tour on Dec. 26
The 17th annual Holiday Lights Bicycle Tour sponsored by the Marietta Rowing and Cycling Club and the First Unitarian Universalist Church will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 26 starting from the church at the corners of Third and Putnam streets.
Volunteers are being sought to assist with traffic safety and refreshments at the church after the ride. The free ride is six to 10 miles around Marietta city streets to enjoy decorations and fellowship.
Riders must wear helmets and have lights on bikes. Those under 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Hot chocolate and other refreshments will be provided.
For information: Roger Kalter, 373-1784 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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