Wednesday, May, 29th

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by Melissa Jones

wfaa.com

Posted on May 29, 2013 at 8:22 AM

SHERON PATTERSON/ RELATIONSHIPS EXPERT

 

Tips for Meeting the Parents:

 

Meeting your boyfriend/girlfriend’s parents is a significant event in your relationship. This should not happen too soon. If it does, it may signal that one of you is moving faster than the other. So determine where you are in the relationship, and make sure you are both on the same page before meeting the parents.

 

When you do-

1.         Do your homework.  Learn some basic facts about your friends’ parents so that you can ask interesting questions and can converse freely.

2.         Bring a gift- flowers, food, etc.   This is your attempt to make a great first impression. Letting your generosity show is a smart move.

3.         Dress to impress. Ensure that you look your best. Run the risk of over-dressing, rather than under- dressing.  You want to look like a good catch.

4.         Keep the public displays of affection (pda)  restricted to private moments. Mom and dad do not need to see  hugs, caresses and kisses. They want to get to know your date.

5.         Prepare yourself for lots of questions.  His/her parents will be curious and will ask questions.  Refrain from giving  anxious, frustrated,  or exasperated answers.

 

 

 

 

FORT WORTH DROWNING PREVENTION COALITION

 

www.fwdpc.org

 

(817) 994-1984 

Group provides water safety classes for children, individuals,

parents and caregivers plus drowning prevention awareness

programs. Volunteers can assist with helping to provide towels,

swim suits and goggles. Group notes children ages 4 and

younger make-up more than half of the youth drownings

which typically take place in backyard pools,"2 seconds

is too long to turn your back away on a child in water."

 

JUNE SAFE SWIM PROGRAM

 

www.SwimSafeFW.org

 

(Water Safety Classes, $5)

Ages served: 3 years old to 100 and older

Class duration: 30 minutes

 

Tuesdays, Fridays & Saturdays

(Dates & Times)

June 11, 14   6:00 pm & 7:00 pm

June 15        12 noon & 1:00 pm

June 18, 21   6:00 pm & 7:00 pm

June 22        12 noon & 1:00 pm

June 25, 28   6:00 pm & 7:00 pm

 

Special note: Non-swimmers who participate in all 8 water

safety class sessions will receive a Coast Guard approved

life jacket and a discount coupon for future swim lessons.

 

MCDONALD’S OF NORTH TEXAS

 

www.mctexas.com

 

 

DALLAS MAVERICK DANCER AUDITIONS

 

www.Mavs.com

 

Mavericks Dancer Prep Classes are being held at Elevation Fitness Club from Monday, May 20, 2013 through Monday, July 8, 2013.  These classes will be held Monday through Thursday from 7:00pm-8:00pm and 8:00pm-9:00pm.  There will not be any classes on Monday, May 27th, Wednesday, July 3rd or Thursday, July 4th.

 

There will be two classes per night, each class one hour long, and will be held Monday through Thursday, 7:00-8:00pm and 8:00-9:00pm.  These classes are not mandatory, but are designed to prepare dancers, 18 years old and up, for the Mavericks Dancers Audition that will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at the Coronado Ball Room at the Hilton Anatole.  Go to Mavs.com for more information and application.

 

You must purchase “class cards” ahead of time.  Class cards can be purchased at the Mavericks office located at 2909 Taylor Street, Dallas TX 75226 (the corner of Malcolm X and Taylor St. in Deep Ellum).  The office is open 8:30am to 5:00pm.  Cash or check will be accepted.  No credit cards please.  Make checks payable to the Dallas Mavericks. Each class card is good for one 1-hour class.

 

Pricing for class cards:

 

1 class =           $15.00

5 classes =       $65.00

10 classes =     $110.00

15 classes =     $150.00

20 classes =     $180.00

25 classes =     $200.00

 

When arriving for class, wear anything moveable and comfortable, with tennis shoes.

You will not need to know any routines or steps in advance.  Everything you need to know will be taught in the classes.

 

Elevation Fitness Club

www.elevation1700pacific.com

1700 Pacific Ave, Suite 200

Dallas, TX  75201

 

Free parking will be available in the parking garage located on the corner of Pacific & Elm.  Park on level P2 or P3.  The gate will be open.  Please, do not park in any spot marked “Reserved”.

 

PRELIMINARY AUDITION:

WHEN: Saturday, July 13, 2013

WHERE:           Coronado at Hilton Anatole

TIME:    Registration      9:00 am – 10:00 am

            Round 1                        10:00 am – 11:30 am

            Round 2                        11:30 am - 1:00 pm

            Round 3                        1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

ATTIRE:            Half top (any style, any color)

            Short Shorts (any style, any color)

            Nude hose (any brand)

            White socks

            White shoes –dancer sneakers or athletic brands

You will learn all the dance combinations at auditions.  You will not have to perform your own routine at any time.  Finalists will be announced at this time.

 

 

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