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Mangum-Howell Center’s Ongoing March Calendar Bookmark

Mangum-Howell Center’s free intergenerational programs are part of Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner R. Jack Cagle’s educational and recreational commitment to Harris County residents. Mangum-Howell Center is located in Doss Park at 2500 Frick Road, Houston 77038. Center hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information regarding classes or other Center programs, please call 281-591-7830 or visit www.hcp4.net/community/communitycenters.

Mangum-Howell Center’s free intergenerational programs are part of Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner R. Jack Cagle’s educational and recreational commitment to Harris County residents. Mangum-Howell Center is located in Doss Park at 2500 Frick Road, Houston 77038. Center hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information regarding classes or other Center programs, please call 281-591-7830 or visit www.hcp4.net/community/communitycenters.

Harris County Precinct 4 programs serve people of all ages, regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, or physical ability. Anyone requiring special assistance to participate in any program should contact Mangum-Howell Center. An adult must accompany children under the age of 18. Childcare is not provided at any Precinct 4 facility and children are not allowed in classes in which they are not eligible to participate. Class sizes are limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Rhythm Walking
Weekdays at 8:10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Start or end your day with a 2 ½-mile walk to music in the comfort of the Center.

Zumba® Fitness
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 9 a.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m.

Zumba® Step
Tuesdays at 9 a.m. and Wednesdays at 6 p.m.

Zumba Sentao™
Thursdays at 9 a.m. and Mondays at 6 p.m.
A certified instructor combines Latin and international music with a fun, calorie-torching, strength-training, and effective dance workout system that is great for the body and mind. Aerobic attire is recommended. This class is limited to participants ages 13 and older. All participants under the age of 18 must present their student ID card or other proof of age.

Quilting
Mondays and Fridays at 9 a.m.
Take this opportunity to quilt, share ideas, and enjoy the fellowship of other quilters. All levels are welcome.

Dart Baseball
Mondays and Fridays at 10 a.m.
Throw darts at a corkboard baseball diamond and keep score just like a real baseball game! No skills are needed to join the team – just a willingness to try. A $1 per week suggested donation helps defray the cost of supplies and tournament expenses.

Hatha Yoga
Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays at 11 a.m. (Doss Activity Building)
A certified instructor teaches yoga methods to help achieve physical and mental harmony as well as emotional and spiritual peace. A non-skid yoga mat is required.

Beginning and Intermediate Line Dancing
Mondays: Beginning I class at noon; Beginning II class at 1 p.m.; Intermediate class at 1:30 p.m.
Learn popular line dances from talented volunteers. Participants should wear light-colored, rubber-soled shoes. A partner is not needed.

Tae Kwon Do Martial Arts
Weeknights; except Tuesdays and Fridays (Doss Activity Building)
Students 5 to 12 years old: 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
Students 13 years and older: 7:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
*New Session Begins Monday, March 27 at 6:15 pm.*
Volunteer instructor Master Andrew Rangel leads these free classes in Tae Kwon Do karate. A white karate-style uniform is required and may be purchased for $35 at the first class (cash only, please). Class size is limited.

Urban Line Dancing
Mondays at 7 p.m. Beginners and Seniors: Wednesdays at 11 a.m.
Join this volunteer-led class that exercises both the body and mind in a fun and exciting way with choreographed steps to jazz, pop, hip-hop, or rhythm-and-blues music. A partner is not needed.

Sit and Be Fit Exercise
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 9 a.m. (Doss Activity Building)
This exercise class is designed to help people who suffer with arthritis, joint aches, and stiffness.

Mangum-Howell Coupon Clippers
Tuesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Join the Mangum-Howell Coupon Clippers as they prepare coupons for shipment to 36 military bases around the world. Scissors and coupons are provided.

Ceramics
Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a break for lunch
Learn how to prepare, paint, glaze, and fire a variety of greenware pieces. A $2 per class suggested donation helps defray the cost of supplies. Only pieces painted by students during class may be fired. Class size is limited.

Beginning Sewing and Serging
Tuesdays: Sewing at 1:30 p.m.; Serging at 2:30 p.m. A volunteer instructor teaches beginning sewing and serging classes, which cover basic machine stitches; measuring, combining and interchanging patterns; plus seam finishing. While the Center has several machines for student use, participants are encouraged to bring their own serger or sewing machine to become familiar with how it operates.

Woodworking Group
Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m. (Doss Activity Building)
Learn how to design patterns and use various tools to build stunning creations. A $1 per class suggested donation helps defray the cost of additional supplies.

Zentangle Art Class
Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to noon
A volunteer instructor teaches basic Zentangle designs using black pen on white paper. It’s an easy-to learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images. Supplies are provided for the first class along with a list of supplies for future classes.

Adult Coloring Book Class
Wednesdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
A volunteer instructor uses the color wheel to teach her students how colors work together to create beautiful works of art. Bring your favorite coloring book, coloring pencils, crayons or markers, and feel the anxiety and stress slip away as you color.

Beginning Knitting and Crocheting
Wednesdays at 1 p.m. Share knitting and crocheting techniques with other seasoned veterans.

Cards and Dominoes
Wednesdays at 1 p.m.
Bring a partner or attend alone and try your hand at a variety of card games or dominoes.

Ten-Form Integral T’ai Chi
Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m.
Volunteers instruct participants in a combination of exercise, breathing, relaxation, visualization, and meditation techniques. A non-skid yoga mat is required.

Blood Pressure Check
Thursdays at 9 a.m.
Often called the silent killer, high blood pressure can lead to deadly health consequences if left untreated. Find out if you are at risk with this free blood pressure test offered by a volunteer retired nurse.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)
Thursdays at 9 a.m.
This support group offers nutritional information and encouragement to help control weight.

Beginning Bridge Lessons
Thursdays at 10 a.m.
Volunteer instructors teach the basics of American Standard Bridge. Learn about counting tricks, bidding, analyzing your hand, scoring, and more. New session begins Thursday, Feb.9.

Duplicate Bridge
Thursdays at 1 p.m.
Enjoy an afternoon of American Standard Bridge in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.



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