DavidsonWinter courses: DavidsonLearns will offer five courses starting the second week in January, each lasting 90 to 120 minutes. Enrollment for the courses is currently open. Offerings include: “Celebrating the art and life of Romare Bearden”; “Magical realism in literature;” “Archaeology 101;” “Exploring the pipe organ and its music” and “Christian scripture and the Jews: Critical issues for Jewish-Christian relations today.”Course schedules and fees vary. Details and to register: www.davidsonlearns.org.
Huntersville Winter break camp: The registration deadline for this year’s Parks and Rec winter break camp is Dec. 16. Camp is open to students in kindergarten through fifth grade, and the Waymer Center will be open 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Camp dates are Dec. 21, 26-28 and Dec. 31. Field trips include movies at Northlake, bowling at Northcross, roller skating, Ray’s Splash Pad and Discovery Place. Cost per day is $25 for residents, $35 for nonresidents. Details: 704-766-2220.
Cornelius Functional XT: The Cornelius PARC Department is offering a new cardio fitness class that focuses on weight loss, toning and injury prevention in two sessions starting in January. Functional XT – a combination of high-intensity kickboxing and plyometrics – will have weeknight classes 7:35-8:35 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays starting Jan. 8 through Feb. 14. Weekend classes will meet 10:15-11:15 a.m. Saturdays Jan. 12 through Feb. 16.All classes will be held at Bailey Road Recreation Center, 11900 Bailey Road. Weekday classes will be $70 for residents, $80 for nonresidents; weekend classes will be $40 for residents, $48 for nonresidents. Details and to register: 704-892-6031 ext. 160 or www.cornelius.org/parc. Hilary Trenda