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Registered Programs PERFORMING ARTS Music: Drumming for Vitality Studies have shown that drumming boosts the immune system, lowers blood pressure, increases concentration and coordination, and reduces overall stress and anxiety. Explore the world of rhythm through use of African drums and other small percussions from around the world. Instruments provided.

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Music: Ukulele Beginners Looking for something new to try? Gordon Smithers, Director of the Heritage Uke Club will get you started. Ukulele for the absolute beginner. Learn chords and strums, working towards a set of songs by the end of the course. 582168 Tu Jan 24 – Feb 28 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. 582167 Su Jan 22 – Feb 26 2:15 – 3:45 p.m.

$69.75 $69.75

Learn the basics of guitar alongside other adults. Skills such as chords, strumming, and how to read chord diagrams and tab, will be introduced. Guitars are not provided. 581118 W Feb 1 – Mar 8

582170 Su Jan 22 – Feb 26

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. $85.45

Music: Guitar Beginners

5 – 6 p.m.

$51.90

12:30 – 2 p.m.

Beginner

Instructor: Leticia Najera 580725 Tu Jan 10 – Feb 28 583959 Th Jan 12 – Mar 2

The harmonica is an easy-to-learn instrument that can be heard in music ranging from the blues to country to jazz and rock. Not only is it fun to learn, the harmonica can also improve your health by increasing lung capacity, reducing stress and increasing concentration! No previous musical experience is necessary. Bring a 'c' harmonica.

$69.75

579905 Su Feb 19 – Mar 26

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. $51.90

Music: Ukulele Beginners Covers the basic mechanics of fretting, thumb picking and strumming and immediately applies them to songs ranging in genre from Classical to Blues, Jazz, Folk, Rock and Pop. Develop a working knowledge of music theory including the musical alphabet, chromatic scale, diatonic scales, key signatures, chords progressions and traditional musical notation. Bring your own ukulele. 579906 Su Jan 8 – Feb 12

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. $51.90

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Ukulele Intermediate

1 – 2:30 p.m.

$68.20

580722 Tu Jan 17 – Mar 14

8:45 – 10:45 a.m. $68.20

Instructor: Leticia Najera 580726 Su Jan 15 – Mar 5 583958 F

12:15 – 2:15 p.m.

$68.20

2 – 4 p.m.

$68.20

Jan 13 – Mar 3

Intermediate

Instructor: Aida Riano Jan 16 – Mar 13

8:45 – 10:45 a.m. $68.20

Intermediate Continued

Continue to develop your ukulele skills with more advanced strumming patterns, 12 bar blues progressions, two and three chord songs, basic scales and soloing. Prerequisite: Ukulele for Beginners. 582169 Tu Jan 24 – Feb 28

2 – 4 p.m.

Instructor: Aida Riano

580724 M

Music: Harmonica Beginners

6:30 – 8:30 p.m. $68.20

Beginner Continued

Ukulele Song Circle Come sing and play-a-long with ukulele instructor Gordon Smithers. You will learn a new song each week while you improve your ukulele skills in a fun and comfortable environment. Not suitable for true beginners. Need to have taken at least one set of ukulele lessons or have equivalent experience.

581116 W Jan 11 – Mar 1

Hola! Learn to speak and write Spanish without struggling. We offer a variety of levels and times to suit everyone.

$69.75

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Instructor: Aida Riano 580721 Tu Jan 17 – Mar 14 10:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. $68.20 Advanced

Instructor: Aida Riano 580723 M

Jan 16 – Mar 13 10:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. $68.20

LIFE LONG LEARNING

Language: English Survival

Arm Chair Travelling Presentations

Learn fun and practical basic English for everyday use. Meet new multicultural friends, have fun, and learn together! Gain confidence to speak English with anyone in everyday conversations. Beginner 1 is for those who know minimal English. Beginner 2 is for those who know some basic English.

583954 Tu Jan 17 583955 Tu Feb 28

Beginner 1 582563 Tu Jan 10 – Feb 14 582564 Tu Feb 21 – Mar 28 Beginner 2 582561 Th Jan 12 – Feb 16 582562 Th Feb 23 – Mar 30

12 – 1:30 p.m. 12 – 1:30 p.m. 9:30 – 11 a.m. 9:30 – 11 a.m.

FREE FREE FREE FREE

World Traveler Ron Booiman is presenting an exceptional array of travel photographs covering six continents and 27 years of travel. Time to relax while listening to Ron's interesting stories and viewing his wide array of world photos. Topics TBA. 1:30 – 3 p.m. 1:30 – 3 p.m.

FREE FREE

First Aid: Emergency First Aid Emergency First Aid (EFA) is one of the most popular first aid courses for the general public. Through handson training, this basic first aid course

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