Send announcements to The Loudoun Connection, 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102, e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 703-917-0991. Deadline is Friday, two weeks before the event. Photos/artwork encouraged. For more information, call Jennifer Lesinski at 703-917-6454.
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Artist/cartoonist Andy Farkas will teach a four-day cartooning workshop for children aged 10-14. The workshop will run Tuesday-Friday, Dec. 27-30, from 9 a.m.- noon, at the Loudoun Academy of the Arts in Leesburg.
Students will develop their own characters as well as learn about design and production. Farkas will also work individually with students to teach them how to tell their stories and how to draw their comics, cartoons and caricatures. The cost of the workshop is $130 plus $15 supply fee. Advance registration is necessary.
The Loudoun Academy of the Arts is a 501c3 educational organization that offers fine art instruction, gallery exhibition space and studio art facilities. Visit www.loudounacademy.org or 703-777-8043.
Sterling Community Center will offer indoor swim lessons at the Holiday Inn, Sterling, beginning Jan. 4. Classes will be offered for ages 6 month-12 years for children of all abilities. Preschool classes will be held between 9:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m.; while school-aged classes will begin at 3:30 p.m. To register, call 703-430-9480 or
check online at www.loudoun.gov/prcs.
Free sample yoga class, Saturday, Jan. 7, from 11 a.m.-noon, Anahata Center for Yoga & Wellness, 112 South St., S.E., Leesburg. For students new to the center only. Call to register, 703/771-0006 or visit www.experienceanahatayoga.com.
Yoga and systems of the body teacher training workshop weekend, Jan. 13, 14 and 15, $195. Call for times. Anahata Center for Yoga & Wellness, 112 South St., S.E., Leesburg. Registration is required. Call to register, 703/771-0006 or visit www.experienceanahatayoga.com.
Kum Nye relaxation yoga workshop, Saturday, Jan. 21, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $30. Anahata Center for Yoga & Wellness, 112 South St., S.E., Leesburg. Call to register, 703/771-0006 or visit www.experienceanahatayoga.com.