Classes offered in Stecoah
There will be a handful of crafting classes offered at the Stecoah Valley Center in Robbinsville.
“Knitted Fingerless Gloves with Beads” will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 14-15. Tuition is $40 per person. Kit fee is $30 without beads, $36.50 with beads. Attendees will make a pair of fingerless gloves while learning to knit using the magic loop technique.
“Create a Handmade Journal” will be from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. Tuition is $35 per person (includes materials). Instructor is Phyllis Jarvinen. Minimum of four students, with a maximum of eight.
Library hosts Aikido class
A free Aikido class taught by Timm Muth will be offered at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the Jackson County Public Library in Sylva.
Aikido is a traditional Japanese martial art. It’s considered a “soft” art that utilizes a variety of throws, pins and off-balancing techniques to defend against an attack without necessarily harming the attacker.
Class size is limited to the first 10 people, ages 16 and over to sign up. Participants should wear comfortable clothing.
828.586.2016 or www.fontanalib.org.
Join the Clyde ballroom dance class
Haywood Ballroom Dancers monthly dance will be held from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at Angie’s Dance Academy in Clyde.
Recorded music will be played. Refreshments are free. Admission is $10 per person.
828.734.8726 or 828.734.8063 or www.haywoodballroomdancers.com.