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In brief: CCS offering senior classes

SPOKANE – Community Colleges of Spokane is launching a new round of senior classes, also known as the ACT 2 Program.

Classes are offered in oil painting, watercolor, drawing and writing, among many subjects. Most classes begin Jan. 7, run through mid-March and cost $45 to $79.

To register, call (509) 279-6027 or visit ContinuingEd.

Health, beauty show raises funds

EAST SPOKANE – The Health Beauty Spa Show is taking over the Lair at Spokane Community College on Jan. 5 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Jan. 6 from noon to 5 p.m. Admission is $7 and gives access to a variety of mini beauty and spa treatments including skin care, hair removal and manicures for $5 apiece.

Donate a nonperishable food item or a personal hygiene item and get $2 off admission. Proceeds benefit the YWCA’s Alternatives to Domestic Violence Program and Women’s Safe Shelter.

For a complete schedule of services visit www.healthbeauty or call (509) 218-6519.

Equine program open to youths

SOUTH HILL – Morning Star Community Services is opening its equine program to community youth.

STAR is a six-week horsemanship program for girls ages 12-18 to help with problem-solving and increased self-esteem. WHOA is a six-week horsemanship program for boys ages 8-11 focusing on creative problem-solving skills and healthy boundaries.

Classes are held in an indoor arena and limited to four participants in each class. To register and for cost and information, call (509) 448-1202 or email