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January 1, 2018, 6:45 AM - April 30, 2018, 8:00 AM @ Betty Queen Center
The Betty Queen Center is available for walking during January through April, 2018 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 6:45 AM - 8:00 AM. These are the only times the gym is available for walking during these Winter and Spring months; however, these hours are subject to change.
January 1, 2018, 9:00 AM - April 30, 2018, 3:00 PM @ Betty Queen Center - Teen Center
Are you aged 21 or older and love playing billiards, but have no place to play? Come join the Cue Ball Billiards Club at the Betty Queen Center. The Teen Center is open most weekdays from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The cost is just $10 for membership for January through April 2018. Play pool and spend time socializing with others who love the game. Hey ladies...this club is NOT just for men! Everyone is welcome. Why not give it a try?
January 1, 2018, 3:00 PM - April 30, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Betty Queen Center - Teen Center
Billiards fans...you can now come to the Betty Queen Center on Sundays and play pool in the Teen Center from 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM. These Sunday Billiards cost $2 each time you attend and are open to the general public ages 21 and older, as well as current Club members.
April 20, 2018, 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM @ Betty Queen Center
Start your mornings with MargaretAnne and her Cardio Pump ‘n Core Workout. You don’t need to spend hours sweating on a treadmill and lifting weights at the gym to reap the benefits of exercise. MargaretAnne will layer cardio fat-burning moves, sculpting, core focused exercises, weights and resistance training to improve your muscle tone, strength, and flexibility. No two classes are the same. Everyone is welcome ~ first-timers wanting to start an exercise routine to the advanced fitness person wanting to add to their daily exercise routine. MargaretAnne will make sure you sweat away those calories with a great workout. Join her for an hour of fitness fun and don’t forget to bring a yoga mat, water bottle, and towel. If you can’t commit to a full session, take as many classes as you’d like for the $8 drop in rate per class. There will be no class on January 12th, January 15th, and February 19th.
April 20, 2018, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Henson Building
Are you ready to take one simple step that is sure to enhance your quality of life? This class is for the new and returning student, the young, and the young at heart. It’s a great way to start your morning and a great place to laugh and enjoy as you move through different yoga postures. We will challenge you as well as encourage you in this class for those who want a yoga experience more than one day a week. Donya Bauer, MA, E-RYT 500, teaches you to honor your body and do only what you know your body is ready to do. As you move through this class, your balance, strength, and flexibility will improve and you will discover a beautiful sense of relaxation. Student input is always welcome and individual attention is paramount. Bring a yoga mat to class.
April 22, 2018, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Henson Building
Join MargaretAnne in her No-Low Impact Workout! As we mature, our joints don’t like the impact and we begin to slow down. MargaretAnne has taken the best of all of the workouts available and modified them so anyone can do them~standing, using a chair for support, or sitting. This is not an easy workout by no means...you WILL sweat, you WILL work muscles in new ways, and MargaretAnne WILL encourage you to ensure you get the most out of each class and see those results - a stronger, leaner you! This class is for everyone, whether just beginning or wanting to try something new. Please wear supportive shoes (sneakers are ideal) and don’t forget to bring a yoga mat, water bottle and towel. If you can’t commit to a full session drop in to as many classes as you’d like for $8 per class.
April 22, 2018, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Betty Queen Center
Pickleball is the fastest growing adult sport in the country and LCPRT is your place for Everything Pickleball! Played on a badminton court with the net dropped to 34 inches, the sport encompasses elements of tennis, racquetball, and ping pong. This program is open to adults~of any age! Limited equipment is available at no charge to help as you are introduced to the sport. We offer a drop-in rate of $2 each time you come to play or you can buy a punch pass good for 12 visits for only $20. Punch passes can only be purchased weekdays at the Betty Queen Center. Join us and discover this fun sport for yourself.
April 23, 2018, 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM @ Betty Queen Center
April 23, 2018, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Henson Building
April 23, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Betty Queen Center
Are you looking for some place to take the little ones to play during the cold winter months? Bring them to the Betty Queen Center for some indoor fun and Gym Time. This program allows children age 5 and under lots to do to burn off all that extra energy. Parents make this program possible by supervising their children while socializing with other adults. The program leader for Tiny Tales Gym Time is Heather Jones and she will have lots of fun activities set up in the gym for everyone. No class on April 2nd.
April 23, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Betty Queen Center
April 23, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM @ Betty Queen Center
Aikido is an excellent confidence booster for children, as it eliminates the need for them to compete or compare themselves to their peers. This program will help your child focus and improve their overall well-being; while also teaching discipline, respect, and empathy for others. as participants continue in the class, they will obtain belts based on the level they achieve. Open to children ages 6 through 12, Aikido is an on-going program which will continue throughout the year. Instructor Jeff martin has over 19 years of experience and received his Shidoin certificate in 2014. Discounts will be given to families with 3 or more members enrolled as well as those only able to attend once a week. February 21st, March 26th and March 28th will be inclement weather make-up dates if needed. Discounts: 3rd family member half price & $31 attending once a week.
April 23, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM @ Betty Queen Center
In our ever-connected world of iPhones, iPads and other smart devices, we’re multi-tasking more than ever before. As a result, we have a harder time following through on tasks and staying on track. Aikido affords one the stability to focus on mental and physical aspects of your life which will, in turn, improve your personal and professional commitments and achievements. Open to ages 13 and older, Aikido is an on-going program which continues throughout the year and focuses on discipline, teaching participants to respect and show empathy to others. As participants continue in the class, they will obtain belts based on the level they achieve. Instructor Jeff Martin has over 19 years of experience and received his Shidoin certificate in 2014. Discounts will be given to families with 3 or more members enrolled, as well as those only able to attend once a week. February 21st, March 26th, and March 28th will be inclement weather make-up dates if needed.
April 24, 2018, 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM @ Betty Queen Center
April 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM @ Henson Building
MargaretAnne will use balance techniques, exercises, and movements to strengthen your muscles, core ‘work’ to strengthen your mid-section, and end with gentle stretches. As a result, you will improve your balance and core strength and reduce your fear of falling. This is a great class for first-timers, seniors, men and women wanting to improve their balance and flexibility or folks with arthritis, long-term health conditions, or those recovering from injuries or surgery. If you have difficulty getting up or down easily from the floor - this class is for you, too. All levels are welcome. Please wear supportive sneakers and bring a water bottle. If you can’t commit to a whole session, drop in to as many classes as you’d like for just $8 per class.
April 24, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Betty Queen Center
April 24, 2018, 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM @ Trevilians Elementary School
Gymnastics is the perfect activity to teach independence, focus and self-discipline; life skills that will assist with self-esteem, learning and physical development. Students in grades K through 5 can register for these gymnastics classes that are available to all ability levels. Learn cartwheels, handstands, forward rolls, and other floor exercises. These are fun classes for both girls and boys! Heather Nelson, owner of Performing Arts 2000, is the instructor. The registration deadline is the Friday prior to class start date or when 20 participants have registered per location. There is a minimum of 10 participants needed to offer these classes.
April 24, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Henson Building
Is it time to take your yogic journey a little farther...? Are you ready to focus on the subtle movements of the body? Join Donya Bauer, MA, E-RYT 500 for a deeper Yogic experience. This class is not just about harder poses; it is about fine-tuning and refining the asana (poses) practice. We will also explore some meditation and pranayama (breath work). Students need to have a basic understanding of yoga and a willingness to explore whatever their body might be ready for in this stepped-up version of Yoga. This class is limited to 10 students who will need to bring their yoga mat, blanket, and their strap to class. There is an $8 per class payment option available for those paying for less than 10 classes. Class meets each Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. at the Henson Building. Come check it out! Visits may be used anytime within 6-months for any of Donya's classes.
April 24, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:10 PM @ Jouett Elementary School
Young Dragons provides a fun and engaging atmosphere while building a foundation for a lifestyle of fitness at an early age. This program is designed for children ages 4-6 and will teach basic karate techniques incorporating early education academics, like numbers, alphabet, colors, and shapes. Featuring no physical contact between participants, instruction will be given to develop and improve participant focus, listening, motor skills, and coordination. Sensei Gerald Duncan has studied Martial Arts for over 20 years and firmly believes that through his teachings of responsibility, control, respect, and self-esteem, this class can enhance your child’s life. Young Dragons is a year-round program taught in 8 class sessions. Students are promoted to the next Young Dragon level based on attendance and all levels are derivatives of the white belt. There will not be class on April 3rd, April 5th and April 12th.
April 24, 2018, 7:15 PM - 8:30 PM @ Jouett Elementary School
Life Stages Martial Arts affords everyone an opportunity to grow physically and mentally while achieving one’s personal best. This program promotes self discipline, confidence, self defense, focus, and physical fitness with an emphasis on life-long training. Sensei Gerald Duncan has over 20 years of Martial Arts experience, and has instructed classes through LCPRT since 2004. Life Stages Martial Arts is deeply rooted in the Silkisondan system; however, Sensei Duncan envisioned a program that embraced traditional training methods with a broader appeal to people of various ages and fitness ability levels. Open to children ages 7 through adults of any age, families are welcome and encouraged to participate as a group. Life Stages is a year-round program taught in 8 class sessions. Typically, students must complete 3 sessions to be eligible to test for next belt level. There will not be class on April 3rd, April 5th and April 12th.
April 25, 2018, 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM @ Betty Queen Center
April 25, 2018, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Betty Queen Center
This intermediate course is designed as a follow-up to the basic dog obedience class. Enhance your handling skills and your dog’s obedience skills through games, tricks, and fun competitions. Develop training methods to correct unwanted behaviors. The AKC Canine Good Citizen test will be offered after this course has been completed. All dogs must have up-to-date shot records. Sharon Jones, who has been training dogs for over 20 years, is the instructor.
April 25, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM @ Henson Building
Develop balance, strength, flexibility, and stamina as well as increase mental alertness and de-stress with this alignment-based Rise & Shine Yoga class. Let instructor MargaretAnne invigorate you with uplifting yoga flows and poses and calm you with breathing and relaxation techniques. All levels of participants are welcome~from the person who has never taken a yoga class before to those already familiar with yoga. Bring a yoga mat and water bottle and join us for this class that allows you to focus on nothing but YOU. Drop-in rate of $9 is available if you cannot attend a full session.
April 25, 2018, 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM @ Trevilians Elementary School
April 25, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM @ Betty Queen Center
April 25, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM @ Betty Queen Center
April 26, 2018, 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM @ Betty Queen Center
April 26, 2018, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Betty Queen Center
Come learn how to teach your dog to identify certain odors and how to search for them. Using techniques designed for training arson, cadaver, and narc dogs, we will teach your dogs how to search out specific scents and practice for competition trials. This is a class designed for fun and competition using your dog’s natural ability to hunt and work in a pack. All dogs must have up-to-date shot records. Sharon Jones, who has trained dogs in various disciplines for over 20 years, is the instructor.
April 26, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM @ Henson Building
April 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Betty Queen Center
April 26, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Henson Building
The NEW YEAR is the time to refocus your goals and work on a NEW YOU! This class is for the student who needs to move gently into his/her yoga practice, for the person who only has a little time in the week to do yoga, and/or the person whose body is in need of improved balance, strength, and over-all flexibility. Come join Donya Bauer, MA, E-RYT 500, in a friendly atmosphere where each student moves according to how they feel at any given moment. It is a great class for the beginning student or the person in recovery, and for the advanced students who know the importance of taking it slowly. Bring a yoga mat to class. There is an $8 per class payment option available for those who wish to check out the class (newcomers are always welcome!) and for those paying for less than 10 classes. Class meets each Thursday from 4:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. at the Henson Building. Why not give this class a try?
April 26, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Betty Queen Center
Line Dancing is a fun and energetic way for anyone who loves music of all genres to get a little exercise and have a great time. You will learn the basic steps that can be incorporated into the songs of yesteryear and the latest hits of today. Olivia Ray, line dance instructor Xtrordinair, will show you how easy it is to learn the moves that make you feel right at home on the dance floor. You never need a partner in our Line Dance lessons, but feel free to bring along some friends for a really great time! Please wear shoes that slide on a wood floor. The registration deadline is September 5th.
April 26, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Trevilians Elementary School Gym
April 27, 2018, 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM @ Betty Queen Center
April 27, 2018, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Henson Building
April 27, 2018, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Country Cookin'
This dues-free club is open to all Louisa County seniors (age 55 or better). Newcomers are ALWAYS welcome! The club provides fellowship, entertainment, and fun. The meetings are informal and include programs that are of special interest to seniors. Refreshments are provided at our Betty Queen Center meetings. If you will be attending lunch, please call the Parks, Recreation and Tourism office at 540.967.4420 before 10:00 a.m. on the day of the event to reserve a place.
Join us for lunch at Country Cookin’, 13246 James Madison Highway, Orange
(Route 15 on the left before entering Orange).
April 27, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Betty Queen Center
Have you heard of Louisa VA Rocks? Well, let your kids participate in the LCPRT version of this fun interactive activity. Children get creative and participate in their very own scavenger hunts and have their results posted on our Facebook page! Kids ages 6 and older (and their parents, too) will enjoy painting rocks and then hiding them throughout the county. When someone finds a painted rock, they can post their picture on our Facebook page also. Incorporated in these rock painting classes will be one of instructor Jessica Mehlhaff’s favorite outdoor books, that each child will be able to take home with them. What a great way to incorporate the love for reading into an anyday adventure! Registration deadlines are the Tuesday prior to class date
April 28, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Betty Queen Center
Instructor Jessica Mehlhaff offers Usborne Books in this storytime and craft classes to children age 1 through 5. Let books open a world of possibilities to your young children. Exciting activity books, as well as neat fiction series, and internet-linked science and history stories will compete with the vast media that attracts children today. All materials for the project/craft AND a book to take home are included for each class. Registration deadlines are the Tuesday prior to Saturday class date.
April 29, 2018, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Betty Queen Center
April 30, 2018, 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM @ Betty Queen Center
April 30, 2018, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Henson Building
April 30, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM @ Betty Queen Center
April 30, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM @ Betty Queen Center
April 20, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Heritage Farm
Experience a day in the life activities of an 18th Century farm family as costumed interpreters engage visitors in performing daily life skills using tools and techniques of the time period. Seasonal activities include sewing, spinning, weaving, gardening, cooking, laundry, and other household and agricultural chores. These Frugal Fridays programs follow an open-house setting.
April 21, 2018, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Small Country Campground
Tables are free to campers or $10/table for guests. Call 540-967-2431 for reservations or email email@example.com. Also vendors of all types, food trucks, and music to enjoy. Advertised widely. You don’t want to miss this!
Vendors contact firstname.lastname@example.org for the vendor form and details
April 21, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Heritage Farm
Hands-on history with learning and fun themed activities for all ages! These Family Days programs follow an open-house setting. Family Days are FREE to attend!
April 27, 2018, 1:00 PM @ Small Country Campground
All Systems Go!!!
We take fun very seriously at Small Country Campground!
First official camping weekend of the 2018 season. Enjoy FREE hot dogs, some-mores, and sing-along songs around the campfire. Great entertainment for campers young and old.
April 28, 2018, All Day @ Small Country Campground
April 28, 2018, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Sargeant Museum
- Event hosted by the LOUISA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY -
in partnership with Louisa County Parks, Recreation and Tourism.
Come see what life in Louisa County was like during the 1820's! Step back in time through living history demonstrations of Tobacconist, Hearth Cooking, Domestic Arts, Blacksmiths, Broom Makers, Spinners, Weavers, Woodworkers, Gardeners, Draft Horses being harnessed, Field Plows, and Black Powder Rifle Firing. Special interactive fun for the children will include making corn-shuck dolls, spinning wool, and needlework, as well as learning how a telegraph was sent and playing games that were popular during that time period. Special guests will be present so plan to stay for the day. This family event is free to the public!
April 29, 2018 - 4:00 PM @ Small Country Campground