DOBBINS HEIGHTS — One Richmond County town is making use of its community center with a variety of events ranging from self defense to zumba.
Every second Wednesday, the Dobbins Heights Community Center will host Senior Game Day from 2-4 p.m. This month, the center hosted bingo, playing 10 games and giving out a prize for each. Snacks are provided at each game day.
On Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Center Director Sumaya Webster offers a women-only zumba class at 10 a.m.
The center will also host a self-defense class for women at 3 p.m. April 5, taught by Kerry Alzner, who is a NRA-certified firearms instructor and is also a certified instructor by the N.C. Justice Academy.
Alzner will talk about different techniques and reasons for defense.
All of the above events are free and open to the public.
On the heels of its Black History Month movie night, the center will host a $1 movie night, showing “Juanita” from 4-6 p.m. March 29.
The film, starring Alfre Woodard, is about a mother who is “(f)ed up with her deadbeat grown kids and marginal urban existence” and hops on a bus to Montana in search of “hope and healing,” according to descriptions on IMDB and Netflix. It is rated for mature audiences.
The Dobbins Heights Community Center is located at 222 Earle Franklin Drive.