Adults 50 and older can learn about bird-watching in “Birding 101,” from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center, 3310 Collins Road. Learn the basics of birding with Elm Fork Naturalists and other staff. Cost is $5. Registration is required; call 940-349-7784.
Santa’s Snap Shots is from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson St. Kids can meet Santa, tell him what’s on their wish list and get pictures taken. Cost is $5 per child and $2 for each additional print. Call 940-349-8575.
Kids ages 2 to 4 can get all their energy out during “Hop ’Til You Drop,” a weekly class from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. on Mondays, Dec. 16 through Jan. 13, at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Parents can stay and play with their kids in this structured playtime class. Registration is $15 per child. To register by Dec. 13, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-PARK.
Children in first through fifth grades can go to “Kids Rock” from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Denton Civic Center, E. McKinney St. Children can enjoy a DJ, basketball and soccer games, bounce houses and more. Cost is $10 per child. To register, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-7275.
Anyone who has completed a junior angler class can go on the Intermediate Angler Outing from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 14 at the pond at South Lakes Park. Certified angler educators and Denia Recreation Center staff will be there for guidance. Cost is $3 per angler. For more information call 940-349-8136.
Group exercise classes are beginning for December. Classes include hatha flow yoga at Denia Recreation Center, 1001 Parvin St.; cycle yoga at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive; and Pilates and yoga, boot camp and shadow boxing at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson St. Prices range from $20 to $75. For more information, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-7275.
Dance classes for children start in December at Denia and Martin Luther King Jr. recreation centers. Take hip-hop, ballet or jazz and learn coordination and rhythm and have a lot of fun. Cost is $30 per session. For more information, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-7275.
The Denton Senior Center offers tai chi, yoga and Zumba for adults of all ages. The exercise classes are low-impact, but high intensity. Classes cost $30. Visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-8720.