All core all the time: For ages 16 and up. The in-pool strength-training class is designed to help people understand why “the core” is so important. Learning to train this area more effectively will support better posture, improve balance and possibly lessen pain. The seminar will utilize Pilates-based techniques for strengthening core on land and in the water. The class is from 9 a.m.-noon Thursday at Cascade Swim Center. Sign up by calling 541-548-7275 or visiting


Parents night out: For kindergarten-fifth graders. The night features arts and crafts, pizza and games on the Nintendo Wii. The event is from 5:30-9 p.m. Friday at the RAPRD Activity Center. The cost is $25 for the first child and $10 for the second.


Bring your own boat kayaking: For all ages. Kayaking enthusiasts can practice in the Cascade Swim Center pool from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday for a $5 drop-in fee.