Hobbies

Baseball camp

July 6 – 10: fielding, July 13 – 17: hitting, July 20 – 24: total baseball, July 24 – 31: advanced hitting. For 8 – 12 year olds, $130 per session. Bring baseball cap, mitt, long pants, water and lunch. Call or come in to register.

Emerald City Contra

Dance 7:30 to 10 p.m., beginner’s workshop at 7 p.m. All dances taught, no partner necessary. Wear comfortable clothing, no scented products please. $7 general admission; $6 Seniors, PNA members, SFS members; $4 students. Info: 440-9839 or emeraldcitycontra@pobox.com

Wii to good health

During the summer we will be helping people get back in the game through weekly workshops where adults of all ages can learn to play the Wii. Open to adults of all ages. Call 297-0875 or e-mail molly@greenwoodseniorcenter.org for more
information or to sign up.

Glass blowing summer camp

9 a.m. – 1 p.m. or 2 – 6 p.m. For kids ages 10 – 16. Learn the art of glass blowing by making sun catchers, cups, bowls, paperweights and more. Maximum of 6 students per class, please call to RSVP.

‘The Beautiful Game’

Learn all about soccer-the rules, offsides, penalties, the history, FIFA, World Cups, the folklore, class struggle, great games and players. For information e-mail fraser509@gmail.com

Bingo and karaoke

Come on out for food, fun, singing, dancing, cash prizes and more. An entrance fee of $10 gets you in on the action for 8 bingo games. In between games, grab drinks and a hot dog, chili, fresh popcorn, or jalapeño poppers.

Basketball camp

Boys’ session: Aug. 3 – 7, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Girls’ session: Aug. 24 – 28, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. For kids 8 – 12 years old, $130 per session. Bring basketball shorts, shoes, water, and lunch. Call or come in to register.

Volunteer opportunities

Meet on the fourth Monday of each month. CAN (Carkeek Area Neighbors) is a committee of the park Advisory Council, and is open to the public. Call Jack Heavner at 782-7054 for info.

Pickle ball

Mondays, 7 – 8:45 p.m. $2 for adults, $1 for seniors, kids under 18 free.

Summer acting camps

Now registering for camps running through Sept. 3. Once school is out, summer camps at Taproot’s Acting Studio keep kids learning—though they’ll be having so much fun they may not even realize it. Classes are held at Taproot Theatre (204 N. 85th St.) and Ballard Church (1460 N.W. 73rd St.) in Seattle. Register online at www.taproottheatre.org or call 529-3668.