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Busy month for club members

January Events - January is looking to be a busy month throughout the Club. In our Education program we will be hosting a Financial Aid seminar for members and parents. In our Athletic program we will begin the Winter Basketball program as well as starting the Walking Club (1/8), hosting a Family Zumba Class (1/19) and starting the Winter session of Gymnastics (1/28).

In Social Recreation we will take our Annual 150 person outing to Shawnee Peak (1/5), offer a trip to Build-a-Bear (1/10), take an Outdoor Adventure Club hike (1/19) and host a Talent Show (1/25). We will also begin a new Boy Scout Troop (1/11). In the Teen Program members of the Keystone Club will be volunteering at a Food Pantry (1/9) and taking part in an inter-club Scavenger Hunt.

Our Winter Fine Arts classes will begin the week of 1/7 and we will host our Annual Winter Fine Arts & Photography Exhibit at U-Mass Boston (1/10). In addition, our Film program will continue to meet on Tuesdays (intro to Film) and Wednesdays (Music Video & Special Effects). In our Music program we will host a Town Hall Meeting (1/7), Open Mic Night (1/18) and begin Music Lessons the week of 1/22.

The Marr-lin Swim Team will host Roxbury (1/4) and Nashua (1/19), travel to Charlestown (1/12) and attend the first of two days of the League Championships (1/27) at U-Mass Lowell. For information please contact Mike Joyce (mjoyce@bgcdorchester.org).

“Learn To” Programs - The Club now offers programming for children ages 3 to 5 years of age. These “Learn To” classes are offered in the arts, music, and education along with swim lessons and sports clinics. The next session of 7-week classes is set to begin the week of 1/7. Each class has a registration fee of $35 with some openings remaining. For more information, or to register, please contact Kevin Vo (kvo@bgcdorchester.org).