Special Interests

TAI CHI FOR HEALTH
This Tai Chi Class is great for beginners and experienced practitioners alike. Learn why this multi-faceted art form is not only good for self-defense but is also good for relaxation, balance, core and lower body strength. In this class, you will learn the movements of the Yang Style 108 Tai Chi form, as well as Energy building exercises, known as Qigong (Chee-Gong). Tai Chi is known to loosen stiff joints, stretch the muscles and open the mind.

  • Fall1: W 6:00-7:00 P 10/2-11/6
  • Fall 2: W 6:00-7:00 P 11/13-12/18
  • Winter 1: W 6:00-7:00 P 1/8-2/12
  • Winter 2: W 6:00-7:00 P 2/26-4/1

MEDITATION/MINDFULNESS

Learn different approaches of meditation as well as techniques to stay focused and mindful. Important tools in this fact paced world where we are constantly bombarded by information and stimulus. Meditation not only sharpens the mind but is also a great stress reliever.

  • T/Th 5:30-6:00 P 9/3-10/10 $18
  • T/Th 5:30-6:00 P 10/15-11/21 $18

METAL JEWELRY MAKING

(18 yrs.+)Using traditional jewelry making methods, learn to design, saw, file, shape and solder silver, copper and/or brass into your own creation. No experience necessary and work at your own pace. Supplies on your own range $30-$50. $5 instructor fee payable on first day. Held at the CivicCenter

  • T  7:00-9:00 P  9/10-10/29 $95

ADVENTURES IN ASTRONOMY

(Adults and families with children ages 8 and older) Geauga Metroparks Observatory Park is known for its lack of light pollution. A Naturalist will lead a presentation before heading out to view the incredible stars. Meet at the Pepper Pike Learning Center for pizza at 5:30 and board the bus by 6:00 p.m. to head to the park in Montville Township. If it’s cloudy there will be a planetarium presentation inside. Registration Deadline: 9/13.

  • F  5:30-10:00 P 9/20 $20/person

OHIO BOATING EDUCATION COURSE

If you were born on or after January 1, 1982 Ohio law requires that you complete an approved boating safety education course to operate any powered watercraft greater than 10 horsepower. This 8-hour class designed by ODNR Division of Watercraft covers the fundamentals of safe boating. Reg. Deadline: 9/13 & 10/11. 18 yrs. and under free. 18 yrs.+ $25. Held at the MV Civic Center

  • S 8:00 A-5:00 P 9/21 or 10/19

SCRAPBOOKING CROP-A-THON

Bring your supplies and enjoy the weekend cropping with fellow scrapbooking enthusiasts. Stores on-site include Lily Pad Pages and Fun Stampers Journey. Lunch, dinner, beverages and snacks provided. Registration begins online 9/28 & 1/25. www.mayfieldvillage.com/recreation. Space is limited and fills fast! Held at the MV Community Room

  • Fall: 11/16 & 11/17 $50
    S 9:00 A-Midnight/Su 10:00 A-5:00 P
  • Winter: 3/14 & 3/15 $50
    S 9:00 A-Midnight/Su 10:00 A-5:00 P

PERFORMANCES AT PLAYHOUSE SQUARE

JERSEY BOYS

They were just four guys from Jersey until they sang their very first note. While their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story; a story that has made them an international sensation all over again. Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the Tony and Grammy Award®-winning true-life musical phenomenon, JERSEY BOYS. From the streets of New Jersey to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, this is the musical that’s just too good to be true. Registration Deadline: 12/18 (may sell out sooner).

  • S 1:30 P  1/25 $68, $51, $30 @Connor Palace

BLUE MAN GROUP

The Blue Men return with a new touring show-BLUE MAN GROUP SPEECHLESS TOUR. If you like normal, think again because SPEECHLESS is full of joy, art, music, and hilarious absurdity. Come and experience a new blue. Registration Deadline: 3/10 (may sell out sooner).

  • S 1:30 P 4/18 $59, $35, $20, $15 @Connor Palace