Local residents can learn golf, shed pounds and express themselves through song at special-interest classes offered this fall by the city of Davis. They include:
* Golf: Wildhorse Golf Course offers an adult golfing class designed for beginner and intermediate golfers. Staff instructors have developed a program to teach students the fundamentals of the swing, the short game, putting, rules and on-course etiquette.
The class meets from 10 to 11 a.m Tuesdays and Thursdays from Oct. 23 to Nov. 8 at Wildhorse Golf Course, 2323 Rockwell Drive in Davis. The cost is $90.
* Weight Loss for Life: This workshop will help participants lose and keep excess weight off for life. Instructor Mykim Tran will educate participants on why we gain weight, why diets do not work and how traditional diets can harm the body and mind. The class will discuss various methods to promote healthy shopping, food preparation, cooking and tips to avoid cravings.
It meets from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. in Davis. The cost is $25.
* Choral Class: Sing several favorites from the annals of rock, jazz, R&B and gospel music in this class that meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays from Oct. 18 to Nov. 15 at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. Students will improve their singing ability, develop their stage presence or simply sing for fun. No previous musical experience is necessary. The cost is $80.
Pre-registration is required for all classes and is accepted at the Community Services Department, 600 A St., Suite C, or online at www.cityofdavis.org. For information, call 530-757-5626.