A rotating listing of classes, workshops and ongoing events

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Acting for Film 1144 E. Market St., Suite C. 977-1371. Offers acting for film classes with Emmy Award-winning director David Webster every Tuesday and Wednesday, 5-6:30pm. $150 per month.

Albemarle Therapy 1102 Rose Hill Dr. 979-8628. Offers an open gym/indoor playground for children 4 years or younger, with parental supervision, every Monday and Wednesday, 9:30-11am. $3.

Craft Attack at Jefferson-Madison Regional Library 201 E. Market St. 979-7151. For ages 8-11, ease summer boredom with crafts, every Thursday through July 27, 4pm. Registration required.

Creative Dance for Children 206 W. Market St. 823-4454. Every Tuesday at Studio 206: “Par-ents and Waddlers,” ages 8 months to 18 months, 9am; “Parents and Toddlers,” ages 18 months to 4 years, 10 and 11am. $90 for eight weeks.

Creative Learning After School and in the Sum-mer (CLASS) Program 1000 Belmont Ave. 245-2501. Offers daily after-school programs for Charlottesville elementary students, 3-5:30pm. Fees based on income.

DanceFit Movement Center 609 E. Market St., Studio 110. 295-4774. www.njira.com/dancefit. Holds KidsFit classes every Saturday for ages 3-7, 10:30am; KidsDance for ages 8-12, 11:30am. $10 per class.

Drop-In Storytime at Gordon Avenue Library 1500 Gordon Ave. 296-5544. A half hour of stories and songs designed for ages 3 through 5, all ages welcome, every Saturday through June 10, 11am.

Family Connections 1025 Park St. 296-4118. Offers parenting classes and workshops on a range of topics, such as “Surviving the Teen Years,” Thursdays, 6:30-7pm, $15; workshops Saturdays for parents of children up to age 6, 10:30am-noon, free. Registration required.

Family Focus Tours at Michie Tavern 683 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy (Route 53). 977-1234. Tours include treasure hunts, costumes and more (call for daily activities), 11am-3pm. Free for local residents, otherwise $6-8.

Family Storytime at Jefferson-Madison Region-al Library 201 E. Market St. 979-7151. Every Wednesday, 30 minutes of stories, rhymes and songs for kids under 6 with an adult. 11:30am.

FootNotes Music & Dance Studio 2363 Com-monwealth Dr. 242-0605. www.footnotesstudio. com. Offers classes of Kindermusik and dance classes for ages newborn to 8 years. Visit website for schedule and details.

Kindermusik with Miss Dana 245-9888. dana craster@yahoo.com. Licensed Kindermusik educator offers classes for infants, toddlers, young children and combined age groups. Registra-tion required. $48.

Kindermusik with Pam 823-2387. kmusikwith pam@aol.com. Licensed Kindermusik educator offers “Village” classes (newborns to 18 months) every Tuesday, 9:15am, and every Wednesday, 10:30am; “Our Time” classes for 18 months to 3 1/2 years every Wednesday, 9:15am, and every Friday, 10:30am. $65-195.

Light House Studio Classes 121 E. Water St. 293-6992. www.lighthousestudio.org. Offers film and video camps, including directing and video as art. Call for schedule and times.

Magic School Bus After School Science Club at Virginia Discovery Museum 574 E. Main St. 977-1025. www.vadm.org. Kids ages 4 through 7 use science in weekly themed hands-on activities. Every Thursday, 4-4:45pm. Free for members, public $4.

Monticello Tours for Children and their Fam-ilies 931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy. 984-9822. Monticello.org. Hands-on opportunities and tours for children ages 6-11. Every day (except July 4) until September 4, 10am, 11am, noon, 1pm and 3pm. Call for ticket information.

Mother Goose Time at Jefferson-Madison Regional Library 201 E. Market St. 979-7151. Every Monday through July 24, a program of stories, rhymes and songs with a caregiver for prewalkers, 10am, and children under 2 who are walking, 11am. Free.

Old Michie Theatre and Drama Camp 221 E. Water St. 977-3690. www.oldmichie.com. Offers student performances every Friday and drama instruction and puppetry arts, 11:30am and 2pm. $1.

Preschool Power at Jefferson-Madison Regional Library 201 E. Market St. 979-7151. Through July 27, a program of stories and songs for 3- through 5-year-olds without adults or younger siblings every Thursday, 11:30am.

Preschool Storytime at Barnes & Noble Bar-racks Road Shopping Center. 984-0461. Meets every Wednesday and Thursday, 10:30am.

Preschool Storytime at Crozet Library 5791 Three Notch’d Rd. 823-4050. Every Thursday through May 11, a half hour of stories, songs and more for the preschool set, ages 3 through 5, 10:30am. Registration requested.

Preschool Storytime at Northside Library 300 Albemarle Sq. 973-7893. Through July 26: A half hour of stories, songs and finger plays for 3- through 5-year-olds to enjoy without parents. Every Wednesday, 11am, and every Thursday, 10:15am. Registration required.

Saturday Morning at the Movies at Gordon Ave. Library 1500 Gordon Ave. 296-5544. Every Saturday, a different movie for kids. Preschool-ers should be accompanied. 11am. Free.

Step-Up Stories at Northside Library 300 Albe-marle Sq. 973-7893. Every Monday through July 24, stories for school-aged children, 2:30pm. Free, registration required.

Storybook Dance at Virginia Discovery Mu-seum 574 E. Main St. 977-1025. www.vadm. org. Kids ages 2 through 6 play their favorite storybook characters and develop motor skills. Every Friday, 10:30am & 11:30am. Free for members, public $4.

Tales for Twos at Crozet Library 5791 Three Notch’d Rd. 823-4050. Every Thursday through May 11, a program of rhymes, songs, stories and finger plays for ages 2 through 3 and parents, 9:30am. Registration requested.

Toddler Time at Jefferson-Madison Regional Library 201 E. Market St. 979-7151. Every Thursday, a program specially for 2-year-olds with stories, songs and finger plays, 10am. Registration required.

Watercolor classes for preschoolers with Lee Alter at Wee-Ville 218C W. Water St. 963-0540. www.leealter.com. See website for schedule, $145.

Wonderful Wednesdays at Gordon Ave. Library 1500 Gordon Ave. 296-5544. Every Wednes-day, from June 21-Aug. 2, enjoy a different activity and entertainment, for kids of all ages, 3pm. Registration required.

Woodworking Classes 3244 Old Lynchburg Rd. 929-1220. Offers woodworking classes for kids. Contact Judy for more information on winter offerings.

Young Readers Book Club at Barnes & Noble Barracks Road Shopping Center. 984-0461. For children ages 8 to 12, meets the fourth Friday of the month, 7pm.

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A rotating listing of classes, workshops and ongoing events

Ashtanga Yoga of Charlottesville 505 Monticello Rd., above Mas restaurant. 970-7980. Offers Ashtanga Yoga classes daily, 6:45am, 9am, 5:30pm. $15.

The ATTiC Glass Building, 313 Second St. 293-7439. Offers Alexander Technique training with Daria Okugawa, plus yoga classes, workshops, private sessions and more. Prices vary, private sessions $35/half hour.

Bikram Yoga Charlottesville 109 Fifth St. SE. 220-1415. www.bikramyogacville.com. Offers day and evening “hot yoga” classes for beginners to advanced practitioners. Daily 9:45am and 4:30pm; Monday-Thursday 6:45am and 6:30pm. $12-15.

Blue Ridge Chi Corner of Monticello Avenue and Gleason Street. 823-8291. Offers tai

chi classes for beginners. Contact for price and times.

Blue Ridge Yoga 1717-2A Allied St. 971-9642. www.blueridgeyoga.com. All levels of yoga every Monday through Saturday.

Body*Mind*Spirit Preston Plaza. 984-9700. www.spiritandbody.com. Offers a variety of yoga classes and other wellness activities including prenatal yoga Wednesdays, 5:30pm. Mommy and Baby yoga Mondays and Thursdays, 10am.

Community Mediation Center offers mediation services and training. 977-2926. Call for more information.

Community Space 1117 E. Market St. 979-9642. www.thecommunityspace.com. Offers day and evening classes specializing in pre- and post-natal yoga, yoga for men, Pilates/yoga blend, yoga/meditation blend, and yoga for beginners to multilevels, including “Gentle Yoga” every Friday, 3-4:30pm, $10, and guided meditation every Sunday, 10:30-11am. Free.

C.O.M.P. Support Group. Downtown Library Madison Room. 977-4673. Support group for people with co-occuring medical and psychiatric illness. Offers mutual peer support, education, encouragement and fellowship. Every first and third Saturday, noon. Free.

DanceFit Movement Center 609 E. Market St., Studio 110. 295-4774. www.njira.com/dancefit. Holds yoga classes every Tuesday and Thursday, 7:30pm, and Saturday 2:30pm. $13.

Eating Disorders Support Group 3479 Preddy Creek Rd. 923-4520. An ongoing support group providing long-term connections and continual support for individuals with eating disorders every Sunday. Free, 1-2pm.

Food Not Bombs Tonsler Park, Cherry Avenue at Fifth Street, Belmont. 296-3963. Meets every Sunday to prepare vegetarian and vegan meals together. Volunteers needed, kids welcome, 1pm. Free.

Gesher Center 1824 University Cir. 970-7836. Offers “Midday Meditation” every Thursday Free, 12:15-1:15pm, “Interfaith Pray for Peace” on the last Thursday of the month, 7:15-8:30pm. Free.

Mental Wellness Support Group 123 Fourth St. NW. 465-1674. Meets every second and fourth Wednesday, 6-8pm. Free.

Moondance Meditation Center 277 Crawfords View Rd., Afton. 361-1229. www.moondancemc.com. Offers sessions in meditation with the Samadhi Flotation Tank. By appointment. $50 per session.

Nature’s New Hope 1110 Rose Hill Dr., Suite 100. 220-0515. Offers a seminar on “Supra-Modal Integrative Sensory Learning,” the second Tuesday of every month, 5:30-7:30pm. Free. Reservations requested.

NatureSpirit 717 Rugby Rd. 243-6421. www.uucharlottesville.org/naturespirit. Meets the first Sunday of every month at the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church to explore different earth-centered traditions and new ways to connect with nature in the modern world. Newcomers welcome at 6:30pm, starts at 7pm. Free, but bring a light snack/beverage to share.

Ninja Yoga 960-3994. http://yoganinjaalliance.org. Toward a Revolution in Conciousness Mondays, 1pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5pm at the Central Library, 201E. Market St.; Meditation Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8-9am; Hatha Yoga Tuesdays, 5:30pm, Fridays, 1pm at Better than Television, 112 E. Main St, below the Jefferson Theater. Free.

Raja Yoga with Matteus 505 Monticello Rd., above Mas. matteus@teabazaar.com. Offers Raja Yoga classes that focus on asanas, breathwork and meditation every Wednesday 7:15-8:15pm.

Rockfish Valley Community Center Off Route 250W, Nellysford. 361-1057. www.rock

fishcc.org. Offers yoga classes every Monday and Thursday, 9-10:30am, Tuesday,  6:30-8pm. $10.

A Second Sight 1 Morton Dr., No. 401. 964-9167. www.asecondsight.com. Offers workshops in the Emotional Freedom Technique, an effective acupressure technique that realigns the body’s energy systems. See website for times and prices.

St. Paul’s Memorial Episcopal Church 1700 University Ave. 295-2156. Those of all faiths are invited to its “Peace and Quiet at Mid-week,” featuring meditation, chants, icons and ritual, every Wednesday, 5:30pm.

Satchidananda Ashram-Yogaville Route 604 in Buckingham. 800-858-9642. www.yoga

ville.org. Hosts ongoing yoga workshops, weekend retreats and more. See website

for details.

simplyYOGA 223 W. Main St. 984-9675. Offers gentle, beginner and multilevel yoga classes every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Seniors welcome. $9-15 per class, first class free. Private instruction available.

Studio 206 206 W. Market St. 296-6250. www.studio206downtown.com. Offers a variety of classes throughout the week, including NIA, Vinyasa Yoga, Alexander Technique, Feel Good Yoga, SynergyDance and Contact Improv. For more details see website. $9-15.

Union Yoga Martha Jefferson Outpatient

Care Center, 595 Peter Jefferson Pkwy.

977-0030. www.unionyogaloft.com. Offers ongoing classes and free workshops. Classes include Yoga Level I for back and shoulder pain every Monday 10-11:15am; Yoga

Level II every Wednesday 9:30-10:45am; Yoga and Meditation for stress-reduction every Friday, 9-10:30am. $12. Other instruction available.

Yoga for your Back Rio Center, 1445 Rio Rd, Suite 201, Charlottesville, 823-2368. Guided relaxation followed by a gentle sequence of yoga positions to help reduce back, neck and shoulder problems. Thursdays, 7-8:30pm. $120 per series.

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