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February 14, 2013

Positively Pella Community Calendar of Events

Pella — February 15 Central College Presents Red & Blue Combos Concert

Vocal and instrumentals. At Cox-Snow Recital Hall, 8 pm, no ticket needed (free).

February 15-17 Tassel Ridge Winery presents Wine & Chocolate Weekend

Bring your Valentine to Tassel Ridge Winery for a wine and chocolate pairing experience featuring award-winning Tassel Ridge wines paired with fine European chocolates from Chocolaterie Stam. Discover why wine and chocolate is a match made in heaven! No advance reservations are required. This divine wine and chocolate experience is available anytime during our regular business hours, which are 9 am to 6 pm Friday, 10 am to 6 pm Saturday, and 12 to 6 pm Sunday. Price: $10 per person, plus tax- Harvest Club Member & 1 Guest Price: $5 per person, plus tax.

February 16-17 Central College presents "Dido and Aeneas" Opera

On Feb. 16-17, students from the Central College music department will be performing Henry Purcell's opera "Dido and Aeneas." The one-hour opera tells the ill-fated love story of Aeneas, a Trojan prince and Dido, Queen of Carthage. The opera will be accompanied by members of the Central College-Community Orchestra and Brian Nolder, pastor at Christ the Redeemer Church in Pella, on harpsichord. Performances will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, Feb. 17 at 4 pm. Tickets are required due to limited seating. The free tickets can be picked up at the Cox-Snow Music Center office. Reserve in advance by calling 641-628-5236.

February 18 Work Systems Rehab & Fitness' Free Health/Weight Loss Seminar

Attend this free seminar from 6:30- 7:15 pm and learn the simple steps to living a healthier lifestyle and how you can receive access to a free personal health coach. During the workshop you can learn simple safe and satisfying ways to lose up to 2-5 lbs per week; motivation tactics to stay focused and committed to your health goals; how to lose weight and get healthy without rigorous exercise; effective strategies to adopt the Habits of Health as a lifelong strategy; recipes for success in achieving and maintaining optimal health; and how to leverage a free personal health coach to achieve your health goals. To RSVP for this seminar, please contact Mark Blankespoor at 641-780-2330 or register online at  At Work Systems Rehab & Fitness, 308 SE 9th Street, Pella.

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