Programs for Children & Adults Offered in River Hill

Claret Hall is right around the corner from you, but you may not know what happens there. As part of our mission to enhance the quality of life for residents, the River Hill Community Association’s staff at Claret Hall work hard to bring you programs and events all year long.

In mid-September, Zumba classes began at Claret Hall four times per week. “Zumba Fitness is magic to me,” said Darlene
Mikolasko licensed Zumba instructor. “As soon as the first chord of music begins, I have a big smile on my face that lasts the entire hour. And so do my students!” See the article on page8 for more about Darlene and classes at Claret Hall.

Beginning in October, Piloxing, the latest Hollywood fitness craze will come to Claret Hall. Piloxing uniquely mixes Pilates and boxing into a fat torching and muscle sculpting workout guaranteed to whip you into shape. This class will be
offered by the Columbia Association and will be open to both CA Package Plan members and non-members. See page
9 for more information including how to sign up for free trial classes. Check out the class listings on page 12 for details and registration information. Association-sponsored events that are coming up in the near future are:

50+ Club Beekeeping Presentation
Wednesday, October 17, 7 p.m.
Ron Schwartz’s involvement with honeybees and beekeeping goes back many years. In his presentation, he will address the following: some historical background and how modern beekeeping came about; what is and is not a bee; the many  benefits and products we derive from honeybees; basic honeybee genetics and biology; and current developments.

Haunted Hallows’ Eve
Friday, October 26, 6 to 8 p.m.
Dress up and come trick or treat at the village center. Come to Claret Hall for a Haunted House and Mad Science shows
at 6:30 and 7:15 p.m.

Internet Safety for Kids and Adults
Wednesday, November 7, 7 p.m.
FREE and Open to Parents and Kids
The Maryland State Police Computer Crimes Unit will be here to discuss Internet Safety for Parents, Kids and Teens.
There will be time after the presentation for questions. Registration encouraged but not required.

We currently have space available at Claret Hall and The Meeting Room for new classes. So, if you or someone you know might be interested, contact Donna Bruhn, the Association’s Facility Coordinator, at or
410-531-1749 for prices and availability. The Association also rents beautiful Claret Hall rooms for business meetings,
weddings, parties, and any occasion you want to make special. We would love to see you. Vsit us at Claret Hall.

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