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Programs offered at Westford’s Roudenbush Community Center

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Calling all Teachers, Makers, Crafters and Artists:  If you have an idea for a class or workshop that you would like to teach here at Roudenbush, please contact Elaine Miller, [email protected].

Good Foods for My Plate for Seniors, Parents and Children: 3 to 4:30 p.m. Fridays, Mar. 3 to Mar. 24. This intergenerational four-week program teaches parents, children and seniors, how to adopt healthy eating habits while learning to make healthy snacks.  The program will feature weekly new recipes for preparing fun, simple healthy dishes using whole grains, fruits, vegetables and snack foods. To be held at Cameron Senior Center in Westford. Cost: Free, but must register online.

Learn to Make Bone Broth for Health and Wellbeing:  7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16. Learn to make a deeply nourishing bone broth and reap the healing benefits of incorporating this broth into your daily life.  Improve digestion, reduce chronic inflammation, and boost your immunity to help keep healthy during cold and flu season.  Enjoy the broth in class and get recipes.  Cost: $38/$35.

Tarot Reading: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16.  Find out how Tarot cards work, what they mean, and the best way to lay them out.  These mysterious tools have been a popular divination method for centuries. Some say they are merely for parlor games, others believe that the cards and their meanings spring from ancient Egyptian and Kabbalah roots. Participants should bring a tarot deck and its corresponding book to class. Cost: $32/$29.

Clay Play Ages 5 and Up: 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27.  In this one hour pottery workshop, children will learn basic of hand building and pottery painting, with an air dry clay. Each child will learn to create a fun sculpture, dish or pot, utilizing techniques of design and painting. Everyone will bring home a completed piece of pottery. Cost: $38/$35, adult with 1 child, $10 each additional child

Tweens in the Kitchen Ages 10-13: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays Feb. 22 to March 15. Tweens will learn how to follow a recipe, nutrition and meal planning.  They will make fantastic meals from start to finish, giving them a great deal of satisfaction and pride. Cost: $125/$120.

LEGO Challenge Parent and Child Ages 6 to 10: 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, Feb. 21 and Feb. 23. This two-session vacation class will inspire curiosity and problem solving. Focus on two no-stress, fun challenges, each class in a supportive-challenge environment.  Kids will think, build and have child-centered social time.  Legos provided.  Cost: $52/$49.

Valentine’s Day Cookies with Royal Icing: 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13. Learn how to decorate cookies for Valentine’s Day with master baker and decorator Raffaella. You will decorate beautiful themed cut out cookies using three different techniques: flocking, flooding and edging. Bring an apron and a container for cookies, Materials are included.  Cost: $68/$65.

First Aid: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 15 and 22. American Heart Association course will review care and handling of medical and trauma related emergencies for adults, children and infants.  Includes American Heart Association completion card.  Cost: $67/$64.

Smart Puppy, for dogs under 15 months: 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Thursdays, Feb 15 to Mar. 22. Age appropriate basic obedience for dogs under 15 months and up to date on vaccinations. For dogs that are dog and people friendly. Obedience with a focus on how to survive dog adolescence. Cost: $143/$140.

Media Contact:  Donna Deschenes, [email protected], Roudenbush Community Center, 65 Main Street, Westford, MA 01886 (978)692-5511