Wine and Canvas
The artists at Wine and Canvas awaken their students’ inner Rembrandts and van Goghs with classes that pair a featured painting with specialty cocktails and wines. The mobile studio’s monthly calendar includes themed classes in which instructors expound on the nuances of painting Parisian street lamps, Japanese flowers, or Venetian cityscapes. The master painters—many of them local artists—provide step-by-step instructions, and students mimic each stroke and periodically dip their brushes into glasses filled with crimson cabernet. Each of the studio’s various drink-friendly venues boasts a specialty libation selected to incite creativity or conversations with fellow painters. When the artistic frenzy concludes, students return home with a finished masterpiece large enough to conceal any wall safe or mirror portal.
LA Boxing offers fitness classes in boxing, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts. The proprietary style of the LA Boxing workout is a mixture of genuine fight training, engaging fitness, and stronger-than-earth gravity. Quasi-boxers and martial artists may burn from 800 to more than 1,000 calories during these total-body routines, which combine external inspiration with jukes, jabs, and kicks. Both men and women are welcome in the ring, where they'll learn new techniques and methods to blissfully break into a sweat in an energetic group setting. Gloves are provided during the one-month trial membership, as are a set of reusable pro-quality hand wraps and complimentary motivational mumbling from Burgess Meredith (all three subject to availability).
Since 1965, Gold's Gym has combined the latest cardio and strength equipment with knowledgeable personal trainers to provide an energetic, motivational environment that helps attain fitness goals. A membership gets gym-goers unlimited access to all equipment, fitness classes, amenities, clubs, and the vast collection of rare Spider-Man comics. Each location differs slightly, but the group fitness classes may include yoga, group cycling, mixed martial arts, turtle grooming, muscle endurance training, and Pilates. The toned transformation begins with a one-hour fitness assessment conducted by a personal trainer. The health age and health risk assessment will determine your current level of fitness and desired goals before creating a customized fitness plan.
Oak Grove Athletic Association is an Amateur Athletics organization that offers youth sports from kids 4 - 16 years old. We are celebrating our 44th year of serving the community and enriching the lives of children all over RTP.
While working as an art teacher at a public school in St. Louis, Glass Class's owner, Christal Cerrone, began her journey into the world of glass by repairing the stained-glass windows of local theaters and historic buildings. A move to San Francisco presented Christal with the opportunity to further hone her skills, and she began to create stained-glass windows for homes, memorials, and tricked-out family station wagons. Twenty-three years later, with work featured on HGTV's That's Clever!, the art educator in Christal still shines through as she teaches kids and adults to make their own masterpieces with materials including dichroic glass and metals.
The custom creations that emerge from Christal's studio can be both decorative and functional. Classes include all required materials for possible projects, such as necklaces, lamps, or life-size replicas of the Louvre pyramid. In addition to classes, a lineup of camps for kids aged 9 and older help youngsters to master diamond tools and work with glass.
Some 233 lemurs have traveled from the island of Madagascar to call the Duke Lemur Center in Durham home. Here, at one of the world?s largest sanctuaries for rare and endangered prosimian primates, they find protection and able tennis partners in their caretakers. The Lemur Center looks to promote research and understanding of these interesting creatures?ancient relatives of monkeys, apes, and humans?while further sustaining global biodiversity.
Not ones to keep these creatures all to themselves, the scientists at the Duke Lemur Center offer an array of tours that let visitors get up close. During Lemurs Live!, a knowledgeable guide introduces them to about 10 different species and explains what makes them some of the most interesting animals on the planet.