Roundup Briefs

1/3/2013

Organ concert set for Saturday night

Organ concert set for Saturday night

An organ concert by Jordan Smith will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church, 1106 N. Main St.

The concert will include works by Bach, Vierne, Mulet, Cook, Locklair, Vaughan Williams and more and features soprano Molly Mumm and baritone Sean Boller.

Smith is a recent graduate of Bethany College in Lindsborg, where he studied organ with Dr. Melody Steed. He is the director of music ministries and organist at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church in Dallas.

The concert is free and open to the public.

GCRC kicks off Thirty-Day Challenge

The Garden City Recreation Commission's Thirty-Day Challenge kicked off Wednesday and continues through January with a variety of fitness-related activities offered each day.

The fee is $1 a day or $30 for the session. Participants must be at least 15, and all fitness levels are welcome. Activities will take place after 5:30 p.m. during the week (varying by day and activity) and at various times during the weekend.

Weight and measurements will be taken on the first and last days of the program to help participants track their progress. Participants who complete at least 75 percent of the program will receive a T-shirt on the last day.

For more information, call 276-1200.

GCRC offering new set of fitness classes

GCRC has several classes offering low-impact fitness opportunities.

Yoga classes begin at 4:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday. Water aerobics begin at 10 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursday at the AmericInn Hotel, with the next session beginning Tuesday.

The six-week session of yoga costs $24 or $4 daily; the water aerobics fee is $24.

A Zumba Gold session begins Jan. 14, with sessions starting at 3:30 p.m. on Monday and Thursday. It also costs $24 for the six weeks or $4 daily.

A Zumba session will kick off Monday. Sessions will be offered at 6 a.m. on Monday, Thursday and Friday at a cost of $32 for six weeks or $4 daily. An evening class at 5:45 p.m. on Monday and Thursday is available at a cost of $24 for six weeks or a $4 daily fee.

For more information, call 276-1200.

Jan. 11 deadline to join 'Meltdown 4 Life'

Teams have until Jan. 11 to register for the "Meltdown 4 Life" program provided by GCRC.

The program, formerly known as Corporate Meltdown, will kick off Jan. 15.

Teams of five will compete for either most pounds lost or most percentage of body fat lost per team. Participants will receive a four-week membership to all local fitness facilities, as well as the opportunity to attend educational sessions each week to assist with a healthy lifestyle change.

The cost is $125 per team. Packets are available at 310 N. Sixth St. To register or for more information, call 276-1200.

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