Baby & Me Music classes, designed for children up to 2 years old, starts Sept. 11.

Cherokee Recreation and Parks Agency has opened registration for children’s music classes and a special overnight trip for its senior traveling group.

Wednesday mornings beginning on Sept. 11, the agency will be holding a pair of music classes for young children in the community room of the Cherokee County Recreation Center, encouraging them to sing and move along to music. Led by an instructor from FineArtsMatter, these classes help spark curiosity in participants and broadens language, social and emotional skills. The Baby & Me Music class is designed for children up to 2 years old, while the Music Makers class is for children ages 3 to 6. Baby & Me Music will be held Wednesday mornings from 9-9:45 a.m., followed by Music Makers from 10-10:45 a.m. Parent or guardian participation is required in both classes, and the cost to participate is $145, which covers both children and their parent/guardian.

The agency has also opened registration for a three-day trip to Knoxville, Tennessee, for its 55 and older traveling group, the Silver Roamers. Departing on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 8:45 a.m. and returning at around 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, participants will tour several historical sites and museums, as well as enjoying a dinner cruise on a riverboat on the Tennessee River. The cost for the trip is $700 for a single room and $540 for a double room, which covers transportation, lodging, all eight meals and all events. A $140 deposit is due when registering for the trip, with the final payment due on Sept. 30.

Registration for the music classes and Silver Roamers trip can be completed online at www.crpa.net or at the Cherokee County Recreation Center. For more information, contact Lauren Voss at 770-924-7768 or at latvoss@cherokeega.com.

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