Adult classes with this symbol qualify for Senior Club member discount. Interested in a Senior (50+) Club Membership? Call (925) 798-8788.
music classes Beginning Ukulele
The basics of playing the ukulele. Focus on learning chords, strumming and melodies through playing contemporary and traditional songs. Notes in the open position will be covered as well. Instructor: Glenn Staller Senior Center: Game Room 6 weeks | $110/$95 (Dist. Res.) Senior Club Members: $100/$85 (Dist. Res.) 2236.201 1/18–2/22
W 11:00 am–12:00 pm $20 lab fee payable to instructor at first class.
Drumming Intensive with John Waller Instructor: John Waller
BEGINNING DRUM CIRCLE Learn the very basics of rhythm on hand drums, bells and shakers. We start out slowly and get our hands to memorize the motions. Punchcards purchased from instructor. Winslow Center: Rooms 1 & 2 Drop In: $8 | 10-class punchcard: $80* 1/3–2/21 3/7–4/25
6:45–7:30 pm 6:45–7:30 pm
INTENSIVE DRUMMING Intermediate to advanced level drumming. Winslow Center: Rooms 1 & 2 Drop In: $11 | 8-class punchcard: $80* 8 weeks | Standard charge: $80 1/3–2/21 Tu 7:30–8:30 pm 3/7–4/25 Tu 7:30–8:30 pm *Punchcard is good for any of John Waller’s Adult Drumming Intensives. The punchcards do not expire. The District is not responsible for lost or stolen cards. No class 2/28
Ukulele Strum and Sing
A continuation of the beginning class with focus on songs, various styles and “putting it all together.” We’ll learn a new song each week and practicing playing together. Guaranteed to be a fun class for everyone. Instructor: Glenn Staller Senior Center: Game Room 4 weeks | $110/$95 (Dist. Res.) Senior Club Members: $100/$85 (Dist. Res.) 2236.202 3/1–3/22
W 11:00 am–12:00 pm $10 lab fee payable to instructor at first class.
self-care classes Barriers to Smart Parenting & How to NEW! Overcome Them
Are you struggling or feeling overwhelmed in your parenting role? Do you wish you were less reactive and calm no matter what your child does? Uncover the missing ingredients and learn the essential steps to being a smart parent and how this can increase your sense of control, your confidence and your joy as a mom. Instructor: Sharon Grossman, PhD Community Center: Republic Services Room 1 class | $42/$35 (Dist. Res.) 4577.201 3/18 4577.202 3/21
2:00–3:30 pm 7:30–9:00 pm
Meditation is a technique used through the ages to help us integrate mind, body and spirit for insight, healing, stress reduction and more energy. As we explore many meditation techniques used around the world, you will have the opportunity to select the method that resonates with you. Instructor: Tra Boxer
Are you feeling overwhelmed by all you have to do? Is it nearly impossible to find time for yourself? By utilizing the art of time management, you can get tasks done in a timely fashion, carve out some personal time, and juggle what is on your plate with grace and without guilt. Instructor: Sharon Grossman, PhD Community Center: Republic Services Room 1 class | $42/$35 (Dist. Res.) 4577.203 3/14 4577.204 3/18
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10:00–11:00 am 10:00–11:00 am 6:00–7:00 pm 6:00–7:00 pm
7:30–9:00 pm 10:00–11:30 am
Fearless Writing NEW!
We love reading emotionally raw and honest writing. It connects us to ourselves and each other. As writers, though, we often need help to put aside fears of judgement and feelings of vulnerability. This class offers structured exercises and nonjudgemental support to help you write fearlessly. Instructor: Julie Levin, MFT Senior Center: Game Room 5 weeks | $75/$60 (Dist. Res.) 4576.204 3/6–4/3
Senior Center: Room Varies 6 weeks | $74/$60 (Dist. Res.) Senior Club Members: $68/$54 (Dist. Res.) 2220.201 1/20–2/24 2220.202 3/10–4/14 2220.203 1/19–2/23 2220.204 3/9–4/13
Mastering the Art of Time Management NEW!
Relief from Stress, Worry and Depression
Come learn techniques from energy psychology, mindfulness and traditional psychology that you can use to feel calmer, stronger and more resilient during periods of stress, worry and depression. Instructor: Julie Levin, MFT Senior Center: Game Room 1 class | $25/$20 (Dist. Res.) 4576.203 3/11
10:30 am–1:00 pm
Strong Boundaries NEW! for Nice People
Is it hard to say no or set limits with others? Do you end up agreeing to do things and then feel resentful? Come learn the skills you need to set your boundaries in ways that are both kind and effective. Instructor: Julie Levin, MFT Senior Center: Game Room 1 class | $25/$20 (Dist. Res.) 4576.202 2/11
10:30 am–1:00 pm
Register online now! www.pleasanthillrec.com | (925) 682-0896
Published on Nov 23, 2016
Discover new and exciting recreational activities to enjoy in early 2017. Registration begins December 5, 2016. Best wishes for a happy and...