Have you always believed that only talented people could draw? This comprehensive class is designed to dispel that myth as you are taught to see with an artist's "eye." Exposure to contour lines, composition, proportion, shading and perspective will help you begin to master this very learnable skill. Each new concept is broken down and presented in an easy-to-understand format. Supply list given out in first class. For students who have completed BEGINNING DRAWING or with permission of instructor. Min 6/Max 12. Inst: Gerry Melot 1:00 - 4:00 PM 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Oct 7 - Nov 11 Nov 18 - Dec 23
6 sessions 5 sessions
Meet with other members who enjoy reading and take part in a lively discussion about the pre-selected book of the month. Book titles are announced a month ahead, and, in most cases, a reading guide is available in the Adult Services office. W
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Sept 1, Oct 6, Nov 3, Dec 1
FROM MEMORIES TO MEMOIRS
Co-sponsored by Inprint, this memoir workshop for older adults will explore literary non-fiction in its many forms - from memoirs of our past to our thoughts on more immediate political and social situations. We will look at ways to access our memories, to recall the details of experience and to structure those details in compelling prose. Inst: Cathy Stern W
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sept 15 - Nov 17
Learn all the latest dances: Line Dancing, Country Western, Ethnic and Latin. Relieve stress and exercise or come for fun! All requests taken. Inst: Shirley Loeser Th
10:30 - 11:30 AM
Oct 7 - Dec 9
This class is for opera lovers and those who would like to become familiar with opera and its history. You will heighten your enjoyment and learn about the world of opera through visuals, recordings, entertaining and informed commentary. Inst: Ann Thompson W
2:00 - 3:00 PM
Oct 6 - Dec 8
Explore the world of painting as you try your hand at creating landscapes, still life or your very own special, original masterpiece. Min 6/Max 12. Inst: Helen Mintz M M M M T T W W
9:45 AM - 12:45 PM 9:45 AM - 12:45 PM 12:30 - 3:30 PM 12:30 - 3:30 PM 12:30 - 3:30 PM 12:30 - 3:30 PM 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Sept 13 - Nov 1 Nov 8 - Dec 27 Sept 13 - Nov 1 Nov 8 - Dec 27 Sept 14 - Nov 2 Nov 9 - Dec 28 Sept 15 - Nov 3 Nov 10 - Dec 29
8 sessions 8 sessions 8 sessions 8 sessions 8 sessions 8 sessions 8 sessions 8 sessions
$55 $55 $55 $55 $55 $55 $55 $55
SHORT STORY READING GROUP
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Each week there will be a round-table exploration and discussion of selected short stories by various Jewish and/or American authors. The absence of any pedantic theories and the emphasis on informal shared inquiry is the goal of this reading group. Min 6/Max 12. Facilitator: Roberta Sternthal M
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Oct 4 - Oct 25
For many homebound seniors, a daily hot meal and a friendly face are not commonplace. What most of us take for granted is truly a luxury for many frail elderly. One program in Houston has the capability of providing these two necessities in a senior’s life – the Meals-on-Wheels program.
Won’t you please get involved? To volunteer, please contact the JCC MOW by calling 713.729.3200, ext 3251 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This discussion group will focus on current events. During every session, the group leader will present a newsworthy item for the group to discuss. Facilitator: Walter Dubov Th
10:30 - 11:30 AM
Sept 1 - Dec 31
JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER OF HOUSTON
5601 S. Braeswood | Houston, Texas 77096 jcchouston.org
65+ bus trips Monthly trips to places of interest in Houston and surrounding areas. Check the Courier for updates or call Jennifer Handy at ext. 3244.
For more information or to register for any senior adult program or activity call 713.729.3200, ext. 3298.
TRANSPORTATION, MEALS, TRIPS, DAILY EXERCISE, CLASSES AND OTHER SPECIALIZED PROGRAMMING
Shabbat Zahav Shabbat Zahav, a monthly dinner and program for seniors and their guests, is one of the highlights of our senior programs. Check the monthly Senior Courier for specific dates and times.
This program is underwritten by Elton & Janet Lipnick, David Lipnick and Myles and Amy Kelman in memory of Paul Lipnick who was active in JCC senior adult activities.
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AUGUST - DECEMBER 2010