Art: Try out your creativity, Sundays, any time from 2-4:30 p.m. in the Arts and Crafts Room.
Meditation: Wednesdays, 7:45 a.m., in the STAR classroom. Open to staff and guests.
Crochet and Knit Class: The Crochet and Knit Class will be taking a break for the Spring and Summer. It will resume in November, 2009.
Zumba Class: We now have a Zumba class for STAR students and other interested guests and staff, on Tuesdays from 3:00 until 3:45 in the Community Room. Zumba blends Latin dance and aerobics for a high energy workout. Kelly Thrall, former Front Desk Coordinator and certified Zumba Instructor, is the facilitator.
Run Ten Ten: The first annual Run Ten Ten 10K Race and 2-Mile Mutt Strut; April 25 at Howard Park.
▪Positive Life Skills: Wednesdays, 9-11:30 a.m.
▪Money Smart: 10-week finance class starting March 2 sponsored by Lake City Bank; Mondays 7-8:30 p.m. Get paid $15 per class! Build or fix your credit through interest-free loans.
Priority eligibility: STAR graduates, Transitional guests, Starting Over Graduates, coach referral (if open seats exist). Sign up in ABE room.
▪ABE Incentives: Students will be given a card to be initialed during each walk-in class attended. Once a student has attended 10 walk-in programs, cards can be redeemed for prizes.
▪Poetry Jam: Mondays, 3-4 p.m.
▪Writing: Tuesdays, 7 p.m., ABE. Improve your basic writing skills under the guidance of a trained instructor. ▪Reading: Tuesdays, 6 p.m.; Thursdays, 6-7 p.m.
▪Creative Writing: Thursdays, 6-7 p.m., Art Room.
▪Math: Computation–Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m. and Fridays, 1-2 p.m.; Applied–Fridays, 2-3 p. ▪Gender Roles: Fridays, 3-4 pm.
▪World Masterpiece Seminar: Tuesdays, 6-7:30 p.m., starting February 10. Sign up in ABE.
▪Computer Keyboarding Classes: Beginning April 2; Thursdays, 3-4 p.m..
▪Grammar Classes: Thursdays, 7-8 p.m.
▪Book Clubs: Inspirational Reading Squad—Taking a break; moving to Sundays, 6-7 p.m., in the chapel, starting April 19.
▪Health and Wellness Class: Sundays from April 19 through May 17th 3:30 – 4:30 on the SO/SH room.
–April 19, Mediation facts and compliance; April 26, Living with diabetes; May 3, Managing pain without drugs; May 10, Coming out of depression without drugs; May 17, Sexual health.
▪Power in the Workplace II: Cancelled.
▪Note: Both “Health and Wellness” and “Power in the Workplace II” are walk-in classes.
Midwest League: Loons 3, Silver Hawks 2.
ND Scores: Softball–ND 4-4, Rutgers 1-3 (Dani Miller extends hitting streak to 20 games); Golf, Big East Men’s Championships--Irish have share of fifth after first round; Golf, Big East Women’s Championships–Irish second after first round; Lacrosse, Men--(3) ND 12, St. John’s 2 (ND 12-0); Tennis, Big East Men’s Championships, Third-Place--Louisville 4, ND 3; Tennis, Big East Women’s Championships Final–(4) ND 4, DePaul 2 (second straight Big East title for Irish).
NBA Playoffs: Lakers 113, Jazz 100 (Lakers lead 1-0); 76ers 100, Magic 98 (76ers lead 1-0); Hawks 90, Heat 64( Hawks lead 1-0); Nuggets 113, Hornets 84 (Nuggets lead 1-0).
NHL Playoffs: Flyers 6, Penguins 3 (Penguins lead 2-1); Canucks 3, Blues 2 (Canucks lead 3-0); Devils 3, Hurricanes 2 (OT), (Devils lead 2-1); Ducks 3, Sharks 2 (Ducks lead 2-0).
MLB National League: Cardinals at Cubs PPD; Dodgers 14, Rockies 2; Giants 2, Diamondbacks 0; Reds 4, Astros 2; Phillies 5, Padres 4; Marlins 7, Nationals 4; Braves 11, Pirates 1; Brewers 4, Mets 2.
MLB American League: White Sox 12, Rays 2; Yankees 7, Indians 3; Blue Jays 1, Athletics 0; Red Sox 2, Orioles 1; Twins 3, Angels 1; Rangers 6, Royals 5; Tigers 8, Mariners 2.
Soccer: MLS–FC Dallas 3, Toronto FC 2; Hou. Dynamo 1, Colorado Rapids 0; WPS–L.A. Sol 1, (Bay Area) FC Gold Pride 0; Chi. Red Stars 0, (NY/NJ) Sky Blue FC 0.
Golf: PGA Verizon Heritage at Hilton Head Island, S.C.–1. Brian Gay -20, 2. Luke Donald and Briny Baird -10; LPGA–no events scheduled; Champions Tour Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am at Lutz, FL–1. Nick Price -9, 2. Larry Nelson -7.
Local Golf: Local golf courses offering discounts to entice players.
IRL Grand Prix of Long Beach: Dario Franchitti wins in his second IRL race since return from NASCAR.
Local Headlines: Ballplayer Killed–Elkhart softball player Alberto Naranjo killed during game on Mishawaka diamond; was sliding in to home plate and hit in carotid artery by throw from the field; was taken to hospital and pronounced brain-dead; Sad Anniversary–10-year anniversary of Columbine massacre; local schools increased security after mass shooting; school officials taking “idle” threats more seriously; Niles–old sticks of dynamite found in Niles apartment; local police trying to find way to safely remove it; South Third Street in Niles closed until dynamite is removed.
Nation/World Headlines: Cabinet--President Obama convenes first formal cabinet meeting today; will ask department and agency chiefs to find way to cut $100-million out of the budget in next 90 days (federal deficit for March was $192.3-billion; $100-million would represent one-twentieth of 1% of that); Fortune 500–Wal-Mart falls to second place on Fortune 500 list behind oil giant Exxon Mobil; Wal-Mart’s business grew during recession because of low prices but not enough to keep up with Exxon Mobil which posted $443-billion in revenue and $45.2-billion in profit; Bailout–Obama administration officials say they may be able to avoid asking Congress for more bailout money by converting existing loans to largest U.S. banks into common stock; Iran–parents of American journalist Roxana Saberi visit her in Iranian jail; say she is in good condition; Saberi was sentenced to eight years in prison by Iranian court for espionage; Iranian President Ahmadinejad’s appearance at global racism conference threatens to divide event; Israel recalls its ambassador from Switzerland after Swiss President Hans Rudolf-Merz meets with Ahmnadinejad; among items on agenda for meeting was Roxana Saberi’s arrest, trial, and conviction; Egypt–archeologists think they have discovered location of Cleopatra’s tomb; Zimbabwe–Zimbabwe admits raiding private bank accounts for funds to keep government ministries running.
Entertainment: More Madonna–Malawi court to hear Madonna adoption appeal May 4; photographer denies he spooked Madonna’s horse and caused her fall.
Today High 47 Low 37 Rain
Tue High 40 Low 36 Rain/Snow
Wed High 56 Low 36 Partly Cloudy
Thu High 70 Low 51 Sunny
Fri High 74 Low 52 Partly Cloudy
TV Listings: 16–8 p.m., Chuck; 9 p.m., Heroes; 22–8 p.m., The Big Bang Theory; 8:30 p.m., How I Met Your Mother; 9 p.m., Two and a Half Men; 9:30 p.m., Rules of Engagement; 25–8 p.m., Gossip Girl; 9 p.m., One Tree Hill; 28–8 p.m., Bones; 9 p.m., 24; 46–8 p.m., Lester Sumrall Teaching; 8:30 p.m., Bible Prophecy Unraveled; 9 p.m., Harvest Show; 57–8-9:30 p.m., Dancing With the Stars; 9:30 p.m., Surviving Suburbia; 69–8 p.m., Masters of Illusion; 9 p.m., Magic’s Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed.