Here are the events for August at the Hesston Wellness Center:


Here are the events for August at the Hesston Wellness Center:

Saturday: Walking Path 1,500 Mile Challenge will take place during the month of August. All HWC walking path walkers (members and non-members) are invited to help reach the goal of 1,500 miles in one month. There is no cost to participate.

Aug. 4 and 18: Oil Painting Club meets from 1:30 to 4 p.m. in the Creative Arts Studio. If you enjoy oil painting, this is the club for you. Call (620) 327-2332 for more information. There is no cost to participate.

Aug. 4, 11, 18 and 25: $2 Tuesdays. Enjoy the wellness center for just $2 on Tuesdays throughout August.

Aug. 14, 17 and 18: Extra family swims. Bring your children and grandchildren for the last Extra Family Swims before school resumes. Swim times will be from 2 to 5 p.m. in addition to the regular 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. times.

Aug. 15: Oil Painting Workshop. This class is perfect for beginning and experienced painters. Cost is $30 to participate and includes all materials. Class meets from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Creative Arts Studio. Pre-register at the front desk at least one week in advance.

Aug. 23 through 28: No aerobics classes.

Aug. 25 and 26: Open until midnight. Get in that last-minute workout or relax in the pool or jacuzzi during extended hours.

2009 Fall Ceramics Class begins Sept. 1. Class will meet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Ceramics Studio. Class will meet for eight weeks, ending on Oct. 29. This class is designed for artists of all experience levels. Cost for the class is $75 for members and $105 for non-members. This includes 10 pounds of clay glazed. Class is limited to 12 participants; sign up by calling (620) 327-2323. Instructors will be Paul Friesen and Marge Hamilton.