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April 11, 2013

Brentwood Rec News

BRENTWOOD —Brentwood Recreation is pleased to offer the following programs and activities.

Archery: Beginner and Intermediate classes on Tuesdays, April 29-May 20 at 3:30 p.m. The cost is $55.00.

Women’s Self Defense: A four-hour class for women and teenagers on Sat., April 27, from 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at Brentwood Community Center. The cost is $10.00.

Adult Over 30 Coed Softball: The season will run late June through mid-August. Individual or team sign up deadline is May 15. Register online at http://www.brentwoodnh.gov/recreation.php or at the Recreation office.

Yoga: The next eight-week session begins Tues., April 16 at 6:30 p.m. All ability and experience levels are welcome. The cost is $64.00 per session. Drop-ins are always welcome.

Summer Programs: Red Cross Babysitter Training Course: August 1, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.; Mad Science “Secret Agent Lab” July 15-19, 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Engineering with LEGO! Jedi Engineering or Jedi Master Engineering: June 24-28; Challenger Sports Soccer Skills Camp: August 19-23; Multi Sports Camp: July 22-26; Surf Camp: July 15-19; Bruce Joyce Baseball Camp: July 29-August 2.

Foxwoods: The next trip to Foxwoods Resort and Casino in southeastern Connecticut will be on Mon., April 22. The bus leaves the Brentwood Recreation Area at 7:30 a.m. and returns approx. 7:30 p.m. The cost is $35.00. Please call the Recreation office by April 15 to reserve your seat.

For additional information or to register, call 642-6400.

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