Bill Heddles Recreation Center is hosting a women's self-defense class beginning Jan. 23. This is a six-week session to be held Thursday afternoons from 1 to 2:30 p.m. The class is designed to educate those 13 and up in situational awareness and protecting themselves through self-defense techniques. The cost is $40. Sensei Rodney Grantham, a sixth-degree black belt - Okinawa Seidokan, is the instructor.
To register, call the recreation center at 874-0923.
The seventh annual Eckert Crane Days, the annual viewing of the sandhill cranes migrating north from New Mexico through Colorado's West Slope, will be March 16-18. Representatives from the Black Canyon Chapter of the Audubon Society (BCAS) will be at the viewing site east of Eckert at Fruitgrowers Reservoir, 9 to 11 a.m. each day, to answer questions and provide binoculars and spotting scopes.