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Rec&Ed Ann Arbor Public Schools • Community Education & Recreation

WINTER 2014 Catalog

Classes & Activities for Adults, Youth & Families

Over 536 Cures for the Winter Blahs! Be Strong and Get Fit with Chip page 5 Quick Tips and Secrets to a Simply Organized Life page 21

C E R ED & Fun Affordable Convenient

Melt Away Stress pages 6-11

Register Online 24/7 at

www.aareced.com Tennis • Martial Arts • Yoga Fitness • Wellness & Health Cooking • Dance & Much More Register at www.aareced.com

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Fresh Look for the New Year Let Rec&Ed help you achieve your New Year’s resolutions! Our classes will help you enjoy exercising, lose weight, get organized, learn how to make easy home repairs or how to use your new camera...the list goes on and on. To get you fired up for 2014, we’re offering over 40 brand new classes! This is in addition to over 500 classes for enriching your life that you will find in this catalog. A few of our new classes are listed below. NEW!

new! Fitness, Wellness and Health Melt Method: Hand & Foot Treatment, 6 Support for Caregivers, 7 Neck, Back and Shoulder Massage, 8 Foot Reflexology, 8 Build Your Self-confidence, 9 Hypnotherapy for Self-improvement, 9 new! Yoga classes Yoga for Active Adults, 11 Yoga for Weight Management, 11 Prevention and Treatment of Headaches, 11 Deep Relaxation of Yoga, 11 new! Personal Enrichment Genealogy 103, 21 Organizing: Quick Tips for Families, 21 Digital Camera Basics, 25 iPhone Basics, 25 Money Matters, 26

Parent Talk

is a style of communicating with children that creates emotionally healthy family relationships. It’s a practical, skill-building program that teaches parents a series of verbal skills and language patterns to help them raise responsible, respectful children while reducing stress and family conflicts. This 6-week program is especially pertinent to parents with children ages birth to 5 years. More information about this class can be found on page 22 and about the First StepAnn Arbor program on pages 39 - 40.

Adapted Parent/Child Swim

Join your child, who is between the ages of 3-10 and has a mild impairment, in the warm High Point pool. Instructor Amy McCullough guides you and your child through a variety of activities that helps your child acquire basic aquatic skills and become comfortable in the water. Amy has worked with special needs children for 12 years. More information is on page 38. www.facebook.com/aareced Blog: A2RecDirect.blogspot.com

Select from 35 cooking classes, pages 16-20

Looking for STEM opportunities your child will love? Rec&Ed staff have consulted with AAPS instructional leaders to bring more Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs into our after school classes and camps. Of course, being Rec&Ed we also focus on the fun! The following after school classes offer fun, hands-on STEM learning for your child: • Ancient Ireland Role-Playing Adventures, 45 • Multiplying Madness, 49 • Junior Forensics Lab, 49; • LEGO Cad, LEGO Physics, Robotics with LEGO Mindstorms, Minecraft, and Basic Electronics, 50 • Gadgets and Gizmos, 50

new! Home, Garden & Handicrafts Canning Series, 17 Basic Pantry Cooking, 20 Become a Master Rain Gardner, 27 Garden Art: Colorful Glass Balls and Small Sculptures, 35 Make Your Home Safe & Sustainable, 27 Home Repairs for the Weekend Handyperson, 27 new! The Arts Learning to Sew 3: Sewing for Baby, 20 Popular Quilt Blocks (Free Class), 31 Your First Quilt, 31 Mexican Folk Dancing, 30 Connection with your Creativity through the Open Studio Process, 31

Cover Photo: Fitness Instructor Jenine “Chip” Grover, M.Ed will inspire you to get moving in her classes. Photographer Dwight Cendrowski has captured the energy in this cover photo. Issue No. 41, winter 2014 Rec&Ed, the Ann Arbor Public Schools Community Education and Recreation Catalog is published 5 times a year in Ann Arbor, MI. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for our community through education and recreation.

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Rec&Ed Office Location & Hours Dr. Jeanice Swift, Superintendent, Ann Arbor Public Schools Jenna Bacolor, Executive Director, Community Education & Recreation

Hours Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 734-994-2300 www.aareced.com 1515 S. Seventh St. Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Rec&Ed Office will be closed for Winter Break 12/23 – 1/3 and open during Midwinter Break 2/17 – 2/21 Register at www.aareced.com


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Fitness........................................................... 4-6 Lose it Fast, Lose it Forever.......................7 Wellness & Health..................................... 7-9 Yoga.......................................................... 10-11 Martial Arts...................................................12 Self Defense..................................................12 Tennis....................................................... 13-14 Volleyball.......................................................14 Scuba & Snorkeling....................................15

Lifelong Learning Cooking .................................................. 16-20 Personal Enrichment.................................21 Genealogy.....................................................21 Games.............................................................22 Dog Training.................................................22 new! Parenting...........................................22 Languages....................................................23 Computers & Technology........................24 Digital Cameras & Devices......................25 Finance & Income................................ 26-27 Home and Garden......................................27

The Arts

Birth - Age 6

The Arts Art.....................................................................44 new! After School Art & Games............44 Power of Drawing After School..............45 new! Drama.................................................45 Dance ..............................................................46 Dance & Drama After School...................47 Music................................................................47

Enrichment Chess......................................................... 48-49 new! Math.....................................................49 new! Science........................................ 49-50 new! Engineering & Technology..........50 new! LEGO...................................................50 Language.......................................................51

Sports & Fitness Martial Arts....................................................52 Yoga..................................................................53 Gymnastics....................................................53 Baton Twirling...............................................54 After School Hoops.....................................54 Water Polo......................................................54 After School Kicks Soccer.........................55 new! Field Hockey Clinics........................55 new! Obstacle Dash Day.........................55 Tennis...............................................................56 MidWinter Break Camps...........................57 Spring Break Camps...................................58 Rec&Ed Youth Team Sports......................59

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Couples Dance............................................28 Dance............................................................. 29 BollyFit & BollyFit Belly.............................29 Woodworking..............................................30 Sewing & Quilting......................................31 Art....................................................................34 new! Open Studio Process.....................34 Jewelry & Metal...........................................35 Glass................................................................35 Pottery............................................................35 Music...............................................................36 Drama & Literary Arts................................37 Film..................................................................37

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First Steps Washtenaw.......................... 39-40 Art.......................................................................41 Dance.................................................................42 Spanish..............................................................43 Sports.................................................................43

Adapted Rec Fun Night Out................................................38 Cooking Cooperatively...............................38 new! Spring Fling.......................................38 new! Parent/Child Swim..........................38 Recreational Scuba......................................38 TOPSoccer.......................................................38

Resources Rec&Ed Online: Over 150 classes........... 23 Child Care: Before & After School.......... 32 Girls on the Run............................................ 32 Obstacle Dash............................................... 32 Goldfish Swim School................................ 33 Mathnasium.................................................. 33 UMS Kids Club.............................................. 33 Adult Team Sports....................................... 37 Recreation Advisory Commission......... 63 One-on-One Sports Training................... 64

Registration 4 Ways to Register........................................ 60 Rec&Ed Policies............................................. 60 Registration Form......................................... 61 Class Locations & Map..........................62-63

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Adult Fitness

Fitness Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53149

Fitness classes are for grade 10 to adult, men and women. It is recommended that you have a physical examination by a physician before beginning an exercise program if you are over 35, pregnant or if you haven't been physically active for the past several months. All instructors are certified fitness instructors. No class 217 - 2/22.

Personal fitness levels: 1: Beginning 2: Adv. Beginning 3: Intermediate 4: Intermediate Advanced 5: Advanced.

Enroll in any 2 Fitness classes, get fit and save $5. Enroll in any 3 Fitness classes, get even fitter and save $10. (Excludes Power Kick and Spinning)

Cardio Dance and Pilates Level 1-4. Work toward your lifetime fitness goals while experiencing the joy of music, dance and camaraderie. You'll get a complete body workout of low impact aerobics for cardiovascular work and Pilates for strength and flexibility. Please bring your own mat, light hand weights and water bottle. Instructor: Jenine "Chip" Grover, M.Ed, over 25 years experience. 3 or 9 weeks.

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willPower & grace Level 1-4. Experience a challenging full-body barefoot cardio-sculpting workout. Movement progressions are taught with an uplifting energy to increase your self-confidence. Move to music with functional purpose and learn to land with grace. Please bring a mat and water bottle. Instructor: Amy Leighton. 9 weeks. ID# 3105.201 1/27 – 3/31 FEE: $69 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Monday A2 Tech, Gym

NIA Fitness Level 1-4. Explore soulful movement through this mind body form of fitness done barefoot to music. NIA fits all body types and works for all ages. It's great for cardiovascular conditioning and overall agility. Please bring a water bottle. Instructor: Teresa Myers. 9 weeks. ID# 3114.201 1/27 – 3/31 Monday FEE: $69 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Community, Gym ID# 3114.202 1/29 – 4/2 Wednesday FEE: $69 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Community, Gym

Cardio Interval & Pilates Level 1-4. Do you like to have fun while working out? You will get a great workout in a motivating group atmosphere with interval training, light weight training and Pilates mat work. Please bring your own mat, water bottle and light hand weights. Instructor: Amy Leighton. 9 weeks. ID# 3102.201 1/29 – 4/2 Wednesday FEE: $69 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM A2 Tech, Gym

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ID# 3108.260 FEE: $25

1/7 – 1/21 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

ID# 3108.201 FEE: $69

1/28 – 4/1 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Tuesday Eberwhite, Gym

ID# 3108.202 FEE: $69

1/30 – 4/3 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Thursday Eberwhite, Gym

ID# 3108.203 FEE: $135

1/28 – 4/3 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Tuesday/Thursday Eberwhite, Gym

Tuesday Mini-term Eberwhite, Gym

Hiit Boot Camp Level 3-5. Experience a high intensity interval training (Hiit) workout with movements from kickboxing, dance and more. You'll challenge your strength, speed and stamina. Please bring your own mat, water bottle and light hand weights. Instructor: Donna Kujat, CPT, over 20 years experience. 3 or 9 weeks. ID# 3106.260 FEE: $25

1/7 – 1/21 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Tuesday Mini-term AA Open, Gym

ID# 3106.201 FEE: $69

1/28 – 4/1 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Tuesday AA Open, Gym

ID# 3106.202 FEE: $69

1/30 – 4/3 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Thursday AA Open, Gym

ID# 3106.203 FEE: $135

1/28 – 4/3 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

ID# 3106.204 FEE: $69

2/1– 4/5 Saturday 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM A2 Tech, Gym

Tuesday/Thursday AA Open, Gym

Cardio Fusion Level 1-4. Are you looking for a high energy experience with upbeat music? Challenge your cardio fitness with kick boxing, dance and martial arts. Work with free weights, strengthen your core and stretch out. Please bring your own mat, water bottle and light hand weights. Instructor: Miranda Cummings. 9 weeks. ID# 3117.201 FEE: $69

1/29 – 4/2 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Wednesday Thurston, Gym

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Yoga Pilates

Weight Training

Level 2-5. Looking for an intense mind body practice done to music that will challenge your whole body while calming your mind? Weight training through the use of your own body weight will increase your lean body mass while improving your strength, flexibility, balance and posture. Prior yoga or Pilates experience is recommended. Practiced in bare feet. Please bring your own mat and water bottle. Instructor: Victoria Cendrowski, M.Ed, over 40 years experience. 3 or 9 weeks.

Level 1-5. You'll tone up, trim down and build strength when you learn the basic weight training principles. Flexibility and core body work done in each class. Instructor: Cheryl Gulbranson, CPT, over 30 years experience. 9-10 weeks.

ID# 3110.260 FEE: $29

1/8 – 1/22 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM

Wednesday Mini-term CAB, Dance Studio

ID# 3124.202 1/25 – 4/5 FEE: $85 9:20 AM – 10:20 AM

ID# 3110.201 FEE: $85

1/27– 3/31 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM

Monday CAB, Dance Studio

Partner Personal Training

ID# 3110.202 FEE: $85

1/29 – 4/2 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM

Wednesday - flow style CAB, Dance Studio

ID# 3110.203 FEE: $85

1/31 – 4/4 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM

Friday CAB, Dance Studio

ID# 3124.201 1/28 – 4/1 Tuesday FEE: $79 7:05 PM – 8:05 PM Skyline, Weight Room

Level 1-5. Get all the personal attention of private training at half the price! Whether you need to lose weight, train for an athletic event or just get into better shape, this is for you! Sign up with your spouse, a friend or co-worker and get all the support and motivation you need to meet your goals. All levels welcome. Certified Personal Trainer: Mark A. Harris, CPT. Location: CHS, fitness room. 3 classes. Class ID#

Power Yoga Pilates

3123.201

Level 2-5. Get a well balanced workout for your whole body while keeping your mind focused with this invigorating mind-body practice done to music. Flowing poses improve cardio, strength, flexibility, balance and posture. Various level options will be demonstrated, so you can easily create your own workout. Any yoga or Pilates experience is recommended. Bring a yoga sticky mat and water bottle. Practiced barefoot. Instructor: Chelsea Cendrowski. 3 or 9 weeks. ID# 3130.260 FEE: $29

1/9 – 1/23 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM

Thursday Mini-term Community, Gym

ID# 3130.201 1/28 – 4/1 FEE: $85 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM

Tuesday Community, Gym

ID# 3130.202 1/30 – 4/3 FEE: $85 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM

Thursday Community, Gym

Saturday Huron, Weight Room

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Meet YOUR Fitness Instructor!

Pilates Matwork Level 3-5. Are you looking for a mind-body workout that will strengthen, lengthen, stretch and tone your body? Improve your muscular endurance and flexibility with an emphasis on core body mat work. Please bring your own mat and water bottle. Instructor: Stephanie Riegle. 9 weeks. ID# 3112.201 1/27 – 3/31 FEE: $75 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Monday Bach, Gym

Circuit & Yoga

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Level 2-5. You will get 2 workouts in 1. Timed circuits using machines and free weights for cardio and strength, followed by a power yoga workout to enhance cardio, strength and flexibility. Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and fitness shoes. Instructor: Cheryl Gulbranson, CPT, over 30 years experience. 10 weeks. ID# 3126.201 FEE: $99

1/25 – 4/5 8:00 AM – 9:15 AM

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Saturday Huron, Weight Room

Cheryl Gulbranson has been teaching group fitness since 1980. She is certified as a group fitness instructor and personal trainer through the American Council on Exercise, Water Aerobics through the Aquatic Exercise Association, Spinning through Mad Dogg Athletics, Power Yoga through YogaFit, and Mat Pilates through PowerHouse Pilates. She has been a section leader in the Clinical Lab at St. Joe’s Hospital since 1972. Cheryl has been teaching for Ann Arbor Rec&Ed since 1988 and is currently teaching Weight Training and Circuit Yoga.

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Therapuetic Water Exercise Level 1-2. You will improve joint flexibility and muscular endurance, while relieving pain and stiffness in a warm pool, 84-92 degrees. For adults with any type of arthritis, those recovering from an injury or joint replacement or just in need of a gentle form of exercise. Aqua belts are provided for deep water exercises or you may bring your own. For swimmers and non-swimmers, but must be comfortable in deep water. Instructor: Amy McCullough, over 40 years of experience. 8 weeks. ID# 3135.201 FEE: $75

1/31 – 3/28 5:00 PM – 5:55 PM

Friday High Point, Pool

ID# 3135.202 FEE: $75

1/31 – 3/28 6:00 PM – 6:55 PM

Friday High Point, Pool

Open Therapuetic Swim Do you have arthritis, or other physical ailments or impairments? You will benefit from swimming or exercising on your own, in a warm pool, 84-92 degrees. Kick boards and noodles are provided or bring your own. The pool space will be kept open, with no lane lines. Certified Lifeguard: Amy McCullough. 8 weeks. ID# 3136.201 FEE: $55

1/31 – 3/28 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Friday High Point, Pool

Zumba Level 1-4. Ditch the workout, join the party! If you like Latin dance and international zest, you'll love Zumba! Interval and resistance training are combined to give you a great cardiovascular workout. Wear fitness shoes and bring a water bottle. Instructors: Jill Yost (201), Tanya Smith (202), Doris Farrugia (203). 9 weeks. ID# 3140.201 FEE: $75

1/27 – 3/31 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

ID# 3140.202 FEE: $75

1/29 – 4/2 6:00 PM – 7:00 pm

ID# 3140.203 FEE: $75

2/1 – 4/5 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Monday Scarlett, Cafeteria Wednesday Wines, Gym Saturday Scarlett, Cafeteria

Zumba Toning Level 1-4. If you like Zumba, you'll love Zumba Toning! Toning exercises and Latin-infused Zumba moves create a body-sculpting dance fitness party. Please wear fitness shoes and bring a water bottle and light hand weights. Instructor: Doris Farrugia, over 25 years experience. 9 weeks. ID# 3142.201 FEE: $69

2/1 – 4/5 10:40 AM – 11:30 AM

Saturday Scarlett, Cafeteria

Power Kick Level 1-5. Are you looking for a total body workout that totally kicks butt? How about a way to increase your stamina, flexibility, and strength while listening to your favorite dance music? You’ll use basic kickboxing, martial arts and self-defense moves with professional heavy bags to get a great fat-burning, muscle toning workout done to music. Instructors: Jibril Naeem. 8 weeks. ID# 3113.201

1/30 – 3/27

Fee: $79 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM www.cendrowski.com

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Thursday BalancePoint Fitness

MELT Method: Hand & Foot Treatment Level 1-5. Do you suffer from joint pain and muscle tension? The MELT Method is a self-treatment technique that helps reduce and prevent pain and heal injury. Using specially designed balls you will restore the stability of your body by rehydrating the connective tissue. These exercises are a proactive way to maintain a healthy, pain-free and active lifestyle. Please wear comfortable clothing, bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Balls provided. Instructor: Jackie Burns, M.Ed, Certified MELT Method instructor. Find out more about the MELT Method at www.meltmethod.com/about. ID# 3134.201 Fee: $19

2/10 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Monday Pioneer, Media Center

ID# 3134.202 Fee: $49

3/3 - 3/24 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Monday Pioneer, Media Center

Spinning Ages 13 - Adult. Level 1-5. If you can sit on a bicycle, you can do this. Spinning® is a cardio-vascular workout on specially designed stationary bikes. A certified instructor uses music, imagery, and goal setting to simulate a ride on the open road and guides you through changing terrain. All levels welcome. Instructors: Elmo Morales(201), Susan Morales (203), Lisa Steele (202, 204, 205, 206), Kelly Stewart Reynolds (207). 8 weeks. ID# 3115.201 Fee: $69

1/27 – 3/24 7:00 PM – 7:45 PM

ID# 3115.202 Fee: $69

1/28 – 3/25 6:15 AM – 7:00 AM

Tuesday Bodies in Balance Studio

ID# 3115.203 Fee: $69

1/28 – 3/25 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM

Tuesday Bodies in Balance Studio

ID# 3115.204 Fee: $69

1/30 – 3/27 6:15 AM – 7:00 AM

Thursday Bodies in Balance Studio

ID# 3115.205 Fee: $69

1/31 – 3/28 5:45 PM – 6:30 PM

Friday Bodies in Balance Studio

ID# 3115.206 Fee: $69

1/25 – 3/22 Saturday 8:15 AM – 9:00 AM Bodies in Balance Studio

ID# 3115.207 Fee: $69

1/25 – 3/22 Saturday 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM Bodies in Balance Studio

Monday Bodies in Balance Studio

Meet YOUR Zumba Instructor! Doris Farrugia has been a group fitness instructor since 1984 and started teaching for Rec&Ed in 2009. She is a certified Turbo Kick and Zumba I, II & GOLD instructor. Instructing Zumba is her first passion! Doris earned her Associate's Degree in Administration Technology from Washtenaw Community College and is working for the Teacher Education Department at Eastern Michigan University.

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Adult Wellness & Health

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

Boot Camp Workout

Tai Chi for Arthritis

Pete Thomas’ Slim U™ Lose It Fast, Lose It Forever! Get results fast with Pete’s personally designed “Biggest Loser” style workouts. Slim U™ Boot Camp is designed to kick your butt and knock off the pounds. Work through a variety of fat-shredding cardio and strength training exercises to get you in the best shape of your life! Whether you're working out for the first time or you want to take your workouts to the next level, Slim U™ will help you get the results you're looking for! Workouts can be customized for all ability levels. Visit www.PeteThomas.com for more details and equipment requirements. 6 weeks.

Tai Chi for Arthritis is an enjoyable exercise that can relieve your pain and improve your health and your mobility. The regular practice of Tai Chi improves your balance and coordination, eases stiffness, strengthens your muscles and increases your overall level of health. Many of the gentle, fluid movements can be practiced from a seated position. Tai Chi for Arthritis is approved by the National Arthritis Foundation. Instructor: Darryl Mickens, Certified Instructor. 8 weeks.

ID# 1856.201 FEE: $180

1/7 - 2/15 Scarlett, Upper Gym 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Tuesday/Thursday 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Saturday

ID# 1856.202 FEE: $180

2/25 - 4/5 Scarlett, Upper Gym 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Tuesday/Thursday 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Saturday

PURCHASE A COMBO AND SAVE! ID# 1858.201 Slim U™ Combo #1 2 Boot Camps (12 weeks) Life Changing Investment: $325

Sports Massage Avoid injury and give yourself an edge at your next race or workout. Sports massage can increase circulation, relieve muscle fatigue, increase joint flexibility, speed recovery from injury, relieve aches and pains, and make you feel great! Learn about common sport injuries, how to treat them and how to prevent them. Discover the professional massage techniques that can give you the edge. Instructor: Jim McGinity, Certified Massage Therapist. 1 class. ID# 1885.201 FEE: $35

3/8 10:00 AM – 12 Noon

Saturday Scarlett, Media Center

Couples Massage: Happy Valentine’s Day! Sign up with a friend or partner for a massage workshop that's both relaxing and energizing. Learn to give and receive a therapeutic massage using techniques from an experienced massage therapist. Wear comfortable clothing and bring 2 pillows and a blanket. Oils and creams optional. Fee enrolls 2 people. Instructor: Jim McGinity, Certified Massage Therapist. 1 class. ID# 1880.201 FEE: $59

2/15 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Saturday Scarlett, Media Center

Nutritional Strategies for Athletes

NEW!

Are you an adult or high school athlete, active adult or coach? Discover how to nourish and hydrate an active body before, during, and after training for optimal affects. In this interactive 90 minute sports nutrition workshop, you learn the basic concepts of good nutrition and how to apply fueling and hydration strategies to support individual needs. Dietary supplementation is demystified. Bring a calculator. Instructor: Carolyn Toth-Purcell, R.D.N. 1 class. ID# 1815.201 FEE: $39

3/4 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

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Thursday Pioneer, Room C217

ID# 1826.201 FEE: $89

1/29 – 3/26 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Wednesday A2 Preschool, Toiga Rm

Chakra Energy Workshop Chakras are the major vortices of energy that act as the junction points between mind and matter. When your chakras are blocked energy intake is diminished and you lose the ability to function at an optimal level. Get ready to take a  journey of  selfdiscovery to a more balanced, peaceful and joyful you. The first class will include a Chakra Diagnostic Test so the class can be personalized to you. Please purchase required textbook: ABC’s of Chakra Therapy by Deedre Diemer before the first class. Instructor: Carl Gunderson, CPT/CYI, Simply Holistic Fitness, LLC. 8 weeks. ID# 1834.201 FEE: $99

1/28 – 3/25 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Support for Caregivers

Tuesday A2 Preschool, Gym

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Are you one of the 45.3 million adults who are caring for an aging and/or disabled family member? Are you overwhelmed with all the health and family related decisions that come with providing that care? Discover how to handle stressful events such as hospital stays, being part of the “Sandwich Generation”, role reversal and how to take care of your own emotional well being. Find out what you need to know to make important decisions for your loved one and how to handle situations with respect and dignity when they don’t agree. The instructor’s book, Designated Caregiver – Resource Manual for the Caregiver On Call 24/7 is included in the fee. There will be time for questions and discussions around topics of interest to the class. Instructor: Cecelia Salamone, Licensed professional Counselor speaks from her own experiences as designated caregiver for two parents. 2 classes. ID# 1814.201 FEE: $69

3/12 - 3/19 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday Pioneer, Room C217

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Heal Your Digestive System A healthy digestive system is essential to a healthy life. 70% of your immune system is located in your digestive tract. Problems like inflammatory bowel disease, allergies, gluten intolerance, acid reflux, eczema and asthma are directly influenced by a comprised digestive system. Explore basic strategies for healing your digestive and immune systems through digestive enzymes, probiotics, essential fatty acids and adopting healthy eating lifestyles. Instructor: Gary Merel, M.S.L.Ac. 1 class. ID# 1832.201 FEE: $19

1/29 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday Pioneer, Room C227

Holistic Health Practices Many people struggle with excess weight, high cholesterol, Type II Diabetes, heart disease and general body inflammation. Explore holistic life style alternatives that can safely lower cholesterol, help manage insulin, resolve inflammation and promote weight loss. Discover testing options that provide a comprehensive and complete health risk assessment. Instructor: Gary Merel, M.S.L.Ac. 1 class. ID# 1828.201 FEE: $19

2/12 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday Pioneer, Room C227

Balance Your Hormones Estrogen, progesterone, testosterone and thyroxine: four powerful hormones that have a wide-ranging effect on women’s health issues. Explore ways to safely balance these hormones and resolve your physical issues using holistic, sustainable and natural methods. Resolve issues of menopause, hot flashes, PCOS, uterine fibroids, low thyroid function and adrenal fatigue and lower your risk for heart disease and type II Diabetes. Instructor: Gary Merel, M.S.L.Ac. 1 class. ID# 1833.201 FEE: $19

3/12 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday Pioneer, Room C227

Beginning Insight Meditation Insight Meditation is an ancient and profound practice of momentto-moment awareness of mind/body processes. Discover a gentle way to become more present and open to your life. Learn how to become more attentive and mindful by increasing your ability to be aware of your thoughts, emotions and body sensations. Reduce stress and improve the quality of your life. This class is designed for students new to Insight Meditation and anyone who would like to review the basics. Instructors: Lisa Zucker and Karen Morin. 6 weeks.

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Neck, Back and Shoulder Massage These are the most common areas where people hold tension! You learn a tried and true sequence of massage techniques to help others release muscle tension. 2 classes. ID# 1805.201 FEE: $35

1/14 – 1/21 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Tuesday Naturopathic School

Foot Reflexology This ancient healing art can be used to relax your entire body. Increase energy flow much in the way that acupuncture does, without the needles! Leave the class with a new skill and personal empowerment to improve your health. 2 classes. ID# 1804.201 FEE: $35

2/4 – 2/11 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Tuesday Naturopathic School

Castor Oil Packs People have reported quick and lasting results when using castor oil packs to improve digestion, liver and gallbladder function, sleep quality; relieve constipation and menstrual cycle pain; and improve longstanding respiratory conditions such as asthma. Experience a treatment in class so you can decide for yourself. 1 class. 2/18 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Tuesday Naturopathic School

Discover locally sourced herbs that can be made into water based medicinals. Learn the step by step process for making three effective formulas for your family: Throat and Cough Elixir, Urinary System Cleanse and a Digestive Toning Tea. 1 class. Instructor Gary Merel

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is a State Licensed School for the study of Natural Medicine, Herbal Medicine, Integrated Therapeutic Massage and Energy Medicine. Naturopathic School of Healing Arts instructors and interns will teach the classes.

3 Herbal Home Remedies

P. Breyer

2/25 – 4/1 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Naturopathic School of Healing Arts

ID# 1803.201 FEE: $25

“The instructor was awesome – just the right amount of clear, funny and informative.”

ID# 1816.201 FEE: $59

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ID# 1801.201 FEE: $29

3/5 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday Naturopathic School

Medical Self-Reliance Care for yourself at home using herbal medicine and poultices. Discover how a diet rich in nutrient dense foods combined with herbal medicine will help you stay healthy during this most challenging time of the year. 2 classes. ID# 1802.201 FEE: $25

3/11 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Tuesday Naturopathic School

Tuesday Pioneer, Media Center

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Natural Solutions for Weight Loss Do you have a weight problem? It’s not your fault. Exercise and diet help some people lose weight, but many people do all the right things and still aren’t successful. Overweight people can’t burn the fat, they just burn sugar. Then they crave sugar and junk food creating a vicious cycle. Learn what nutrients and strategies you need to switch your body from sugar burning mode to fat-burning mode. Instructor: Dan Geck, D.C. 1 class. ID# 1835.201 FEE: $19

2/3 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Monday Pioneer,

Build Your Self-Confidence

NEW!

Does your confidence need a boost? Has your self esteem taken a knock? Are you lacking motivation? Do you want to be more assertive? Join this exciting new workshop that is fun and interactive. Leave with the tools you need to start building a more confident, self assured, motivated and assertive you. Sorry no discounts accepted. Instructor: Soo Porter. 5 weeks. ID# 1696.201 FEE: $125

2/24 - 3/24 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Hypnotherapy for Self-Improvement

NEW!

Group hypnotherapy may be just the thing to finally give you the success you seek. Develop an understanding of what hypnotherapy is and how it works. Banish exaggerated movie and stage portrayals. Participate in a group hypnosis session Follow with a one hour session the following week to reinforce the first session. Instructor: Marjorie Wells Farnsworth is a certified Hypnotherapist. 2 classes. Hypnotherapy for WEIGHT LOSS: ID# 1818.201 1/30 - 2/6 FEE: $35 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Thursday Pioneer, Room C227

Hypnotherapy to quit smoking: ID# 1819.201 2/25 - 3/4 FEE: $35 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room C227

Hypnotherapy for stress management: ID# 1820.201 3/20 - 3/27 Thursday FEE: $35 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Pioneer, Room C227

Monday Pioneer, Room C215

Feldenkrais Method® Series

Relax Your Neck & Shoulders

This gentle, but effective mind-body-movement method emphasizes the importance of how you move and use your body. Each session will consist of movement exploration and practical application. Audio recordings provided for home practice. Bring a mat or cushion for lying on the floor. Bring 3 thick towels for head support. Instructor: Dale Jensen, Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner.

new format! You can significantly reduce neck and shoulder tension using movement sequences to re-coordinate your head, neck and shoulders with your pelvis, hips and spine. Tension melts away and easy, comfortable movement returns. 1 class. ID# 1845.201 FEE: $49

3/22 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Saturday Rec&Ed, Conf Room

Better Balance Who couldn’t use a bit more balance in their life? Dale presents an introduction to the vast movement repertoire of the Feldenkrais Method with an emphasis on movements that improve your balance. This means less wear and tear on joints, less pain in knees, hips, ankles, shoulders and neck. Experience more pleasure as you walk, run, bike and otherwise move yourself through the world. 4 weeks. ID# 1846.201 1/28 - 2/25 FEE: $59 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Alternatives to Stretching

Tuesday A2 Preschool, Room D108 NEW!

Jaw tension contributes to headaches, shoulder and neck tension, balance problems and more. This workshop will emphasize relaxing muscles of the jaw but will also benefit your neck and shoulders. 1 class.

Learn the SMART way to prepare for exercise - make your run more fun, your walk more balanced, your swim more fluid, your biking more efficient. Classes will emphasize (1) preparing the spine for movement, (2) making hips more flexible, (3) lengthening hamstrings without stretching, (4) relaxing neck and shoulders, and (5) coordinating hips, knees and ankles for balance and comfort. These neuromuscular patterned movements prepare your body for movement allowing you to reduce the chance of injury, move faster, longer and stronger and restore vitality, energy and enthusiasm for your workout. 5 weeks.

ID# 1847.201 FEE: $49

ID# 1848.201 FEE: $75

Relax Your Jaw!

NEW!

2/15 Saturday 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM Rec&Ed, Conf. Room

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3/ 5 - 4/2 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Wednesday A2 Preschool, Gym

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Adult Yoga

Yoga Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233

Yoga classes are for adult men and women. It helps you become more aware of your body's posture, alignment and patterns of movement. It makes the body more flexible and helps you relax even in the midst of a stress stricken environment. This is one of the foremost reasons why people want to start practice of Yoga; to feel fitter and be more energetic, happier and peaceful. It is recommended that you have permission from your physician to do yoga if you are pregnant or have potential health conditions, as a precaution to starting an exercise regimen.

YOGA Physical Activity level Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5

Beginning Advanced Beginning Intermediate Intermediate Advanced Advanced

Iyengar Yoga Mini Term

Chair Yoga

Level 1-4. Have you ever wanted to try Iyengar yoga? Do you want to get back into your practice as soon as you can? Mini term is perfect for you. Experience invigorating yoga postures using the methods of BKS Iyengar to strengthen the body, create a feeling of well-being, reduce stress, and release tension through physical activity and meditation. You need to be able to get down to and up from the floor. Please bring yoga mat. Instructor: David Rosenberg, certified instructor with over 19 years experience. 2 weeks.

Level 1-2. Combining breath and movement, chair yoga provides a gentle stretch for your body and brings a sense of clarity to the mind. Learn how to practice yoga sitting in a chair and how to use the chair as support in standing poses. The focus of this class is on breath work, stretching, strengthening, bringing a greater ease of movement to the joints and relaxation. This gentle yoga class is open to all abilities. Instructor: Jeanne Hagadone, RYT 200. 8 weeks.

ID# 3706.211 1/9 – 1/16 Fee: $25 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Thursday A2 Tech, Commons

ID# 3706.212 1/11- 1/18 Saturday Fee: $25 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM A2 Tech, Commons

Iyengar Yoga Level 1-4. Experience invigorating yoga postures using the methods of BKS Iyengar to strengthen the body, create a feeling of well-being, reduce stress, and release tension through physical activity and meditation. You need to be able to get down to and up from the floor. The use of yoga props (provided or bring your own) and individualized teaching are emphasized so students of varying experience, ages, flexibility and strength can participate together. Please bring yoga mat. Instructor: David Rosenberg, certified instructor with over 19 years experience. 9 weeks. ID# 3706.201 1/27 – 3/31 Fee: $109 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Monday A2 Tech, Commons

ID# 3706.202 1/23 – 3/27 Thursday Fee: $109 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM A2 Tech, Commons ID# 3706.203 1/25 – 3/29 Saturday Fee: $109 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM A2 Tech, Commons

T.C.B. (Taking Care of Backs) Yoga Level 1-3. Do you need a gentler yoga that pays special attention to stretching the muscles of the back and improving the flexibility and strength of the spine? This class is taught at a slower pace and uses the coordination of yoga postures and breath awareness to help restore the body to its natural state of health. T.C.B. is great for anyone with chronic muscle or joint pain or anyone looking to take it a little easier. Please bring a yoga mat. Instructor: Jill Deranek, RYT 200. 9 weeks.

ID# 3723.201 Fee: $89

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1/21 – 3/25 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM

Tuesday Burns Park, Gym

ID# 3719.201 2/7 – 4/4 Fee: $85 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Friday Ann Arbor Senior Center

Hatha Yoga Level 1-3. Hatha yoga utilizes a combination of postures, breathing techniques and relaxation. It is ideal for those looking to increase their balance, flexibility, and strength. Through moderately paced poses, this gentle yoga class seeks to unify body and mind. As a good introduction to fundamental yoga poses, this class is appropriate for beginners and those seeking a more contemplative pace. Please bring a yoga mat and a blanket or towel. Instructor: Jeanne Hagadone. 8 weeks. ID# 3718.201 Fee: $79

2/5 – 4/2 Wednesday 6:05 PM – 7:05 PM Bach, Gym

Yin Yoga Level 1-4. The practice of yin yoga provides the perfect balance to an active (yang) yoga practice, as well as other athletic disciplines such as running, bicycling, skiing, and a busy life. This practice is gentle, yet intense, helping practitioners open the body and cultivate patience and the ability to observe and stay with sensation. Yin yoga is a specific approach to yoga that works on a deep level to awaken the connective tissue (or facia) of the body. Focusing on long-held (3-6 minute) passive floor poses, yin yoga goes beneath the superficial muscles to target the dense connective tissues of the lower body (the hips, pelvis, inner thighs, and lower spine) which can harden and stiffen with age. This practice is open to all levels. Please bring a yoga mat and a blanket or towel. Instructor: Jeanne Hagadone, RYT 200. 8 weeks. ID# 3722.201 2/3 – 3/31 Fee: $79 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Monday Bach, MPR

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Vinyasa Flow Level 2-3. This flowing form of yoga is the most popular in the U.S.! Vinyasa Flow seeks to integrate the mind, body, and breath into one practice while building strength and flexibility. In this energetic class, your body will be challenged by moving through fluid transitions and using synchronized breathing to connect the sustained postures, creating heat and focusing the mind. This is a challenging and empowering yoga that emphasizes breath connection, core strength and body awareness. Please bring a yoga mat and towel. Instructor: Jill Deranek, RYT 200. 9 weeks. ID# 3717.201 Fee: $89

1/21 – 3/25 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Yoga for Active Adults

Tuesday Burns Park, Gym

NEW!

1/23 – 3/27 Thursday 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Dicken, MPR

Therapeutic Yoga

NEW!

1/30 – 4/3 Thursday 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM Ann Arbor Friends Center

Yoga for Weight Management

NEW!

Pace: Moderate. Intensity: Moderate. Everyone is welcome. You will start wherever you are healthwise and in the process of weight loss, as we move together toward feeling great. This great, loving mindbody yoga practice will help you safely and successfully achieve and maintain your ideal weight. Please bring a yoga mat. Teacher: Sondra O’Donnell ERYT 500, Professional Yoga Therapist. 9 weeks. ID# 3724.201 1/27 – 3/31 Monday Fee: $109 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Sun Moon Yoga Studio

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Deep Relaxation Yoga

Sunday Sun Moon Yoga Studio

NEW!

Pace: Moderate. Intensity: Moderate. Take a break from the rest of the world with this simple, slow, quiet practice and deep body relaxation. Chronic stress causes aging, heart disease, and weakened immune system. Relaxation Yoga brings on a state of deep calm, relieving stress and allowing health and healing. This is the best investment you will make all week. Please bring a yoga mat. Teacher: Sondra O’Donnell, ERYT 500, Professional Yoga Therapist. 9 weeks. ID# 3728.201 1/23 – 4/3 Fee: $109 8:15 PM – 9:00 PM

Level 1. For those recovering from or living with an illness or injury. Start your journey toward better health and wellness! This is a soothing class for people who have never had yoga and want to explore a calm beginning. Therapeutic Yoga blends restorative yoga (supported postures), breath-work, guided meditation and imagery. Props provided. Instructor: Laurel Fingerle, RYT 200 certified teacher. 9 weeks. ID# 3750.201 Fee: $109

Studies reveal that greater than 75% of headaches begin with muscle tension in the neck and shoulders. Learn practical, simple and proven yoga techniques to release these areas, when you feel the stress and tightening begin. You can learn to stop headaches before they start or relieve a “headache in progress” in this breath-based workshop. Informational handouts distributed. Please bring yoga mat. Janine Polley RN, RYT 500 Therapist. 1 class. ID# 3726.201 1/19 Fee: $35 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Level 2-5. Designed to compliment the active person’s workout routine, in this yoga practice you work through gentle stretching sequences. Common imbalances will be addressed through poses that warm up and loosen muscles and joints. Breathing exercises and restorative poses will be taught to help you recover and prepare for your next event. Please bring a yoga mat and any props such as blocks or straps that you may need. Instructor: Tawn Chard, RYT 200. 9 weeks. ID# 3715.201 Fee: $89

Yoga Workshop: Prevention NEW! and Treatment of Headaches

Thursday Sun Moon Yoga Studio

Basic Yoga Pace: Moderate. Intensity: Moderate. Re-balance your body and increase your energy through basic yoga. You will use standing and seated poses, along with breath work, to release tension from the body and mind. Basic Yoga is recommended for everybody, using reclined, seated and standing postures to bring overall balance, optimal alignment and ease in the body and mind. Please bring a yoga mat. Teacher: Sondra O’Donnell, ERYT 500, Sun Moon Yoga Director (201), Janine Polly, ERYT 200, RN (202, 203). 9 weeks. ID# 3723.201 Fee: $109

1/21 – 4/1 9:30 AM – 10:50 AM

ID# 3723.202 1/22 – 4/2 Fee: $109 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM ID# 3723.203 Fee: $109

1/25 – 3/29 10:45 AM – 12 Noon

Tuesday Sun Moon Yoga Studio

Wednesday flow style Sun Moon Yoga Studio Saturday Sun Moon Yoga Studio

Yoga for Anxiety & Depression Pace: Moderate. Intensity: Moderate. Are you feeling fear or anxiety? Are you having trouble seeing through your cluttered mind to find your joy? Lifeforce Yoga is your answer. Judgment, expectation, and fear can clutter the mind resulting in depressed or anxious moods. This clouds the joy in knowing our true selves as perfect and whole. Integrate the healing use of sound and bhavna (imagery) with yoga postures to balance depressed or anxious moods and to invite joy to your life. Teacher: Ellen Lawton, RYT 500. 9 weeks. ID# 3725.201 Fee: $109

1/26 – 3/30 6:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Sunday Sun Moon Yoga Studio

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Adult Martial Arts Martial Arts Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233

Aikido Ages 14-Adult. Learn to fly -- and land without getting hurt! Aikido is a form of Japanese Budo based on the philosophy and martial arts of the Japanese Samurai. Aikido, the way of harmony, involves redirecting an attack using throws, pins, in a Fun, noncompetitive atmosphere. Beginning Basic throws, pins and break falls are introduced to you while you work at your own pace. Continuing You continue to work on beginning skills and add more advanced break falls and weapons techniques. Loose workout clothing is recommended. Instructor: Jon Dunkerley, Aikido Yoshokai Assoc. of North America. 9 weeks. Classes held in the upper gym. LEVEL

DAY

DATES

3310.201

class ID#

Beginning

Monday

1/27 –3/31

7:00 PM – 7:45 PM

TIME

Scarlett

Location

$75

FEE

3310.202

Continuing

Monday

1/27 –3/31

7:00 PM – 8:15 PM

Scarlett

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Family Ages 4 and up with parent, fee is for a family of 2 or more. This program is set in a non-competitive and informative atmosphere that allows parents and children to learn together. Through Sanchin-Ryu Karate, you and your child will build self-confidence, understand stress management and increase composure and self-defense awareness. Physical techniques are taught with drills and exercises for a positive self-defense education. You will learn to use your whole body, so size is not important. Individual Grade 9 and up. Training is designed to empower you with the knowledge that can save your life. You will learn a broad range of techniques, strikes, how to get out of grabs and more! Both courses can be repeated to increase your knowledge and technique. Instructor: Jason Wikaryasz, certified instructor with 3rd Degree Black Belt. 8 weeks. class ID#

Level

DAY

DATES

TIME

3318.201

Family

Tuesday

1/28 – 3/25

7:30 PM – 8:15 PM

Haisley, Gym

location

$129

FEE

3318.202

Individual

Tuesday

1/28 – 3/25

8:15 PM – 9:00 PM

Haisley, Gym

$65

Introduction to Hapkido  

Tai Chi Chuan with Master Young

Grades 6-Adult. Are you looking for something different?  Hapkido is an eclectic style of Korean martial arts that blends ideas into an effective approach to self-defense.  You will learn joint locks, throws, sweeps and striking techniques, plus techniques to escape from holds and grabs under conditions that are safe for students of all ages. Class includes stretching, aerobic activity, and skill training.  Instructor: Mark Fancher, Master Instructor.  8 weeks.

Yang-style Tai Chi is taught as a vehicle to motivate you to integrate your mind, body and spirit in a way that improves your overall health. Through movement, meditation and breath work you learn to cultivate energy. Regular practice can improve, balance, coordination, and confidence. These sessions are designed for beginning students. Once enrolled you may attend any or all sessions each week as desired. The studio is located one flight downstairs. There is no elevator available. Instructors: Wasentha Young and Sifu Jim Carey. 14 weeks.

ID# 3320.201   1/24 – 3/21    Fee: $75                 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Friday                                  Moo Duk Martial Arts Institute

Adult Self-Defense Are you looking for an exciting and informative self-defense class that prepares you for almost anything? You’ll learn how to prevent violence and defend yourself and your children and spouse from bare hands attacks, guns and knives. Men and women welcome, no experience necessary. Wear comfortable clothes. Instructor: Lynda Gronlund, 2nd degree black belt, certified instructor. 8 weeks. ID# 3314.201 Fee: $79

1/29 – 3/26 7:50 PM – 8:50 PM

ID# 1821.201 FEE: $175

1/13 – 4/7 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM

ID# 1821.202 FEE: $175

1/14 – 4/8 7:15 PM – 8:30 PM

ID# 1821.203 FEE: $175

1/16 – 4/10 7:15 PM – 8:30 PM

Monday Peaceful Dragon

Tuesday Peaceful Dragon Thursday Peaceful Dragon

Wednesday PKSA Karate Dojang

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Adult Tennis Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext, 53243 email: shadigiv@aaps.k12.mi.us

Adult Tennis Please read the player level descriptions below carefully to place yourself in the correct class. For Varsity Tennis Center classes, participants must wear tennis court shoes with non-marking soles. For all classes, no running shoes please. Rec&Ed Tennis follows the USTA Code of Conduct. Player Level Descriptions: Beginner: Little or no experience; will learn basic stroke mechanics of forehand, backhand, volley, serve; footwork, rules, and scoring. Advanced Beginner: Can briefly rally the ball with forehand and backhand from baseline, can serve over net; will review and improve groundstrokes, volleys, serve, footwork and learn overheads and approach shots. Intermediate: Can rally from the baseline fairly consistently, feels comfortable at net hitting volleys and overheads, serves consistently; will work on perfecting all strokes, improving confidence, consistency, strategy and tactics. Advanced: Can consistently rally the ball deep, hit with direction and spin, have dependable shots, serve with control; advanced practice drills, games, strategy, tactics and match play. Cardio Tennis (Advanced Beginner to Advanced) Stay fit hitting hundreds of balls in this fun, fast-paced, high intensity, aerobic tennis workout. Recommended for players with full range of mobility. No beginners please. For more information go to www.cardiotennis.com.

Women's Beginner Clinic (NTRP 2.0-2.5) For women who have little or no experience playing tennis. See player level descriptions of beginner. Women's Clinics (NTPR 3.0 or NTRP 3.5) For intermediate players with NTPR rating of 3.0 or 3.5. Continue developing your game through instructional drilling, coaching, live ball feeding games and doubles match play. Classes designed for competitive league players! Players Clinic II (Intermediate/Advanced-Coed, NTRP 3.5 and 4.0) For intermediate to advanced players with NTRP level 3.5 and 4.0. Classes designed for competitive league players and include speciality drills, play-based games, and match play. Instructor's permission required.

Cardio Tennis at UM Varsity class ID#

Level

Day

Time

Dates

Location

#Classes

Fee

3606.201

Cardio Tennis

Tuesday

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

1/7 – 2/11

UM Varsity

6

$95

3606.202

Cardio Tennis

Thursday

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

1/9 – 2/13

UM Varsity

6

$95

3606.211

Cardio Tennis

Tuesday

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

2/25 – 4/1

UM Varsity

6

$95

3606.212

Cardio Tennis

Thursday

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

2/27 – 4/3

UM Varsity

6

$95

3606.221

Cardio Tennis

Saturday

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2/1 – 3/22

UM Varsity

6

$99

3606.222

Cardio Tennis

Saturday

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2/1 – 3/22

UM Varsity

6

$99

Are you looking for a team? Rec&Ed USTA Summer League Teams form by March 1. Email: shadigiv@aaps.k12.mi.us

Wednesday Afternoon Clinics at Chippewa Club (Coed) class ID#

Level

Time

Dates

#Classes

Fee

3602.231

AdvBeg/Interm (NTRP 2.5-3.0)

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

1/15 – 2/19

6

$129

3602.232

Interm/Advanced (NTRP 3.5-4.0)

1:30 PM- 3:00 PM

1/15 – 2/19

6

$129

3602.241

AdvBeg/Interm (NTRP 2.5-3.0)

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

2/26 – 4/2

6

$129

3602.242

Interm/Advanced (NTRP 3.5-4.0)

1:30 PM- 3:00 PM

2/26 – 4/2

6

$129

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Adult Tennis Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext, 53243 email: shadigiv@aaps.k12.mi.us

Morning Clinics at UM Varsity Tennis Center Day Clinics at Varsity Tennis Center are taught by our Head Tennis Professional, Fode Camara. See course descriptions on page 13. No class on 1/20.

Session I class ID#

Level

Day

Time

Dates

Location

#Classes

Fee

3602.211

Women’s Clinic (NTRP 3.0)

Monday

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

1/6– 2/10

UM Varsity

5

$109

3602.212

Women’s Beginner Clinic (NTRP 2.0-2.5

Monday

10:30 AM – 12 Noon

1/6– 2/10

UM Varsity

5

$109

3602.213

Women’s Clinic (NTRP 3.0)

Wednesday

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

1/8 – 2/12

UM Varsity

6

$129

3602.214

Women’s Clinic (NTRP 3.5)

Wednesday

10:30 AM – 12 Noon

1/8 – 2/12

UM Varsity

6

$129

3604.211

Players Clinic II (Coed NTRP 3.5-4.0)

Friday

10:00 AM – 12 Noon

1/10 –2/14

UM Varsity

6

$155

Session II class ID#

Level

Day

Time

Dates

Location

#Classes

Fee

3602.221

Women’s Clinic (NTRP 3.0)

Monday

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

2/24 – 3/31

UM Varsity

6

$129

3602.222

Women’s Beginner Clinic (Coed NTRP 2.0-2.5)

Monday

10:30 AM – 12 Noon

2/24 – 3/31

UM Varsity

6

$129

3602.223

Women’s Clinic (NTRP 3.0)

Wednesday

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

2/26 – 4/2

UM Varsity

6

$129

3602.224

Women’s Clinic (NTRP 3.5)

Wednesday

10:30 AM – 12 Noon

2/26 – 4/2

UM Varsity

6

$129

3604.221

Players Clinic II (Coed NTRP 3.5-4.0)

Friday

10:00 AM – 12 Noon

2/28 – 4/4

UM Varsity

6

$155

Youth Tennis is on page 56.

Adult Volleyball

Volleyball Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53254

Registration Deadline is 2/28/14

Adult Corec Instructional Volleyball League Looking for something fun to do with friends or a way to meet new people? Register for the Instructional Volleyball League on your own or with a friend. Geared for beginning and intermediate players who are ages 18 and over. Players sign up individually and are placed on teams for league play. Teams play 3 shortened games to allow time for instructional drills with the coach. Game times are no earlier than 7:00 PM and no later than 9:20 PM. Instructor: Mark Comstock. Email questions to Karen Draves at draves@aaps.k12.mi.us. 7 sessions. ID# 5632.312 FEE: $50 ($53*)

3/17 – 5/5 7:00 or 8:00 PM

Monday nights Slauson, Gym

“Even though I have played Rec volleyball for a few years, I found the class very informative and helpful in learning the basics that I did not necessarily know from just playing in Rec leagues. Your instructors were great teachers and I know that the other students also really enjoyed the class.” Lan Bui, participant

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Adult & Family Scuba HURON SCUBA, SNORKEL & ADVENTURE TRAVEL, INC. For information and registration call: 734-994-3483 www. huronscuba.com or facebook.com/HuronScuba

Divers Incorporated, Scuba For information and registration call: 734 971-7770 www.diversinc.com

National Geographic™ or PADI Open Water Diver Programs

PADI Open Water Diver Course Pool and Classroom

Ages 10 & Up. Beginners enjoy an adventure in scuba diving, with three evenings of pool diving & games and three shorter evenings of classroom discussions. Weekend and private course scheduling is available. Certification dives can be completed locally or during one of our adventure travel group trips around the world. 1-3 weeks.

Ages 10 & Up. This is a comprehensive and stress free way to learn to scuba dive. Each week (five 4-hour sessions) allows beginners to learn about scuba diving in the classroom followed by pool diving in a relaxing, unhurried atmosphere. This program prepares you to complete your open water certification dives, which can be done locally or at any PADI Dive center worldwide. Call for price and option information.

Introductory Scuba Diving Evening - Taste Test for Scuba

PADI Scuba Refresher Course

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Huron Scuba’s S3 Program - Secrets to Successful Snorkeling Ages 6 & Up. This is an entertaining and informative program where you will learn and apply personal water sport safety techniques and snorkeling skills. Designed to be fun for beginners as well as informative for experienced snorkeler. Upon completion you are ready for snorkeling around the world with added confidence and success. Private classes are available. May be combined with a pool birthday party. 1-2 classes.

Ages 10 & Up. If it has been a while since you have been diving, you can refresh your skills and bring it all back in this one night scuba refresher course. Includes a scuba review book, equipment rentals, pool and class time. 1 evening class.

PADI Snorkeling Course Ages 8 & Up. Get more out of your snorkeling experience on your next travel adventure! The PADI snorkeling course is an easy way for you to get a private session with a certified PADI Instructor. We will even provide you with the equipment. Course cost is $85. 1 evening class.

PADI Digital Water Photography Course Ages 8 & Up. Whether you scuba dive or a snorkel, you will learn the basics of shooting pictures underwater in this course. We provide the camera, the instruction and the equipment, you provide your enthusiasm and creativity towards this enjoyable pastime. This course is offered once a month, 1 class. Course cost is $75.

PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience Ages 8 & Up. Do you want to try scuba? Then this one time class is for you. You will learn about the equipment and a few dive techniques and we will give you a chance to learn to breathe underwater in the pool. All equipment is provided. Program includes a lecture, video presentation, equipment fitting, pool session and a credit towards the price of the full scuba course just for participating. Cost of the experience is $50. You can bring a friend for FREE! 1 class.

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Adult Cooking

Cooking Class Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

Cooking for Your Health Super Foods=Super You! New Recipes “Super foods” are reported to cure diseases, give you beautiful skin, help maintain weight and allow you to live longer. Tanya Andrews can’t wait to introduce you to these wonder foods and give you delicious ideas for incorporating them into your diet. All classes are vegetarian and gluten-free. Instructor: Tanya Andrews. Scholarship recipients pay $15 per class or $75 for all 5.

Parmesan Quinoa DEMO Quinoa is a grain that has been receiving a lot of attention due to its high protein and low glycemic properties. Enjoy this version of Parmesan Veggie Party Quinoa with Smokey Seared Broccoli. End the evening on a sweet note with Key Lime Tartletes. 1 class.

Wild Mushroom Polenta

Stuffed Acorn Squash

DEMO Wild Mushroom Polenta will satisfy your need to pamper yourself. Mustard Greens are sautéed with caramelized onions to complement the main dish. After finishing off your tender Poached Pears covered in a rich chocolate sauce your endorphins will be flying. 1 class.

DEMO Squash is the superfood star for January. Tanya whips up a scrumptious Stuffed Acorn Squash with Rosemary Praline Wild Rice. She pairs it with Garlic Broccoli Rabe and a gluten-free Almond Citrus Cake. 1 class.

Roasted Chickpeas & Cauliflower

Asian Inspired Miso Soup DEMO Enjoy a Mega Miso Soup laden with the most nutritious land and sea vegetables served with an Asian Slaw and a homemade Sesame Dressing. Forbidden Rice Pudding with Coconut Whipped Cream brings this evening to a sweet close. 1 class.

DEMO The Indian cuisine is based on eating foods and herbs that benefit your health. Tanya presents an Indian inspired recipe for Roasted Chickpeas and Cauliflower over a Lime-scented Brown Rice with Cilantro Pesto. Supreme Dream vanilla-citrus parfaits are made by layering slices of fresh citrus with a luscious vanilla cream. 1 class.

Register for all 5 classes with Tanya Andrews and save $25! class ID#

Demo

Day

time

location

Date

fee

1657.202

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Wednesday

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Huron, Rooom 6219

1/22

$39

1657.203

Asian Inspired Miso Soup

Wednesday

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Whole Foods Washtenaw

2/19

$39

1657.204

Parmesan Quinoa

Thursday

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Huron, Rooom 6219

2/27

$39

1657.205

Wild Mushroom Polenta

Wednesday

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Whole Foods Washtenaw

3/12

$39

1657.206

Roasted Chickpeas & Cauliflower

Wednesday

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Whole Foods Washtenaw

3/26

$39

1657.201

Super Foods=Super You! Series

Weekdays

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

1/28 – 3/25

$169

Green Smoothies

Meatless Mondays

DEMO Join the Green Smoothie revolution. Explore a variety of fresh drinks blended using greens, fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds. Understand how to put the ingredients together to achieve drinks that maximize your health and taste great. Scholarship recipients pay $15. Instructor: Amanda Klein. 1 class.

DEMO Join the Meatless Monday movement! Serve hearty vegetarian meals that even meat eaters will enjoy. Misty cooks Swiss Chard Pancakes; Curried Split Pea Soup with Potatoes and Cabbage; Smoky Tomato-Braised Root Vegetables with Brown Rice; Warm Sweet Potato Salad with Apples, Fennel, Pepitas, Fresh Cheese and a Cider-Chipotle Vinaigrette. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Misty Callies. 1 class.

ID# 1660.201 Fee: $29

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Wednesday Whole Foods Washtenaw

ID# 1616.201 Fee: $45

2/17 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Monday Whole Foods Washtenaw

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Hands On Fun Steve Meyers served as Executive Chef for University of Michigan Housing for 25 years. When he retired, he built his own bakehouse behind his home where he pursues his love of baking. His training includes Artisan Breads and French Pastries.

Basic Knife Skills HANDS ON Good knife skills are the foundation of culinary art. Master the kitchen knife as you chop, dice, mince and julienne a variety of fruits and vegetables. Understand the proper care and maintenance to keep your knives sharp and working well. Use the bounty of your work to make a delicious salsa. Bring your favorite knives and a cutting board. Scholarship recipients pay $15. Instructor: Chef Steve Meyers. 1 class. ID# 1655.201 3/18 Fee: $45 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Tuesday Huron, Room 6219

HANDS ON Grades 6th - Adult. The scone is a small British quick bread thought to originate in Scotland. It has long been hailed as the perfect accompaniment to a cup of tea. This fun and easy class focuses on the basic proper baking skills. Share the joy of baking with your son or daughter by signing up together. Bring a container to take home your creations. Scholarship recipients pay $15. Instructor: Steve Meyers, owner Pratt Road Bakehouse. 1 class. 1/28 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Citrus Fruits Canning HANDS ON/DEMO Preserve citrus fruits while they are at their seasonal peak. Understand the basics, what equipment you will need and how to make sure the fruit you can will still be safe to eat six months from now. Take home a jar of properly preserved citrus fruits for your pantry. Scholarship recipients pay $20. 1 class. ID# 1631.201 Fee: $45

Tuesday Huron, Room 6219

3/5 Wednesday 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Whole Foods Washtenaw

Pressure Canning

Focaccia HANDS ON This is a great class to introduce you to artisan bread baking. Master the techniques for mixing, dough development, shaping, and baking. From the most basic of presentations to creative and complex, you can choose from a wide range of toppings to cover your authentic Focaccia bread. Scholarship recipients pay $15. Instructor: Steve Meyers, owner Pratt Road Bakehouse. 1 class. ID# 1651.201 2/4 Fee: $49 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

HANDS ON/DEMO A pressure cooker can take your canning to the next level! The high temperatures make it possible to safely can low acidic foods like green beans, soups, stews and beans. Take home a jar of canned food for your pantry. Scholarship recipients pay $20. 1 class. ID# 1631.202 Fee: $45

3/19 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday Whole Foods Washtenaw

Tuesday Huron, Room 6219

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New Designs

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to this class and take home a dozen

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Spring Cupcakes

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3/20 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Additional child: $10

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Fun!

HANDS ON Ages 5 & up with Adult. Cupcakes are all the rage! Now you can learn how to use piping, fondant accents and other techniques to make beautiful cupcakes for all of your Spring events. Easy and fun designs will transform your cupcakes into works of art. Take home your gorgeous decorated cupcakes and some delicious recipes to try at home. Bring a dozen medium plain cupcakes. All decorating supplies included. Fee registers adult and one child. Scholarship recipients pay $15. Instructor: Jyothi Abrahams, Wilton Cake Decorating specialist. 1 class. ID# 1690.201 Fee: $45

NEW!

Cynthia Hodges is an engineer by trade and she approaches canning in a scientific way. You will learn the proper procedures to safely can and the scientific principals behind the methods.

Scones

ID# 1693.201 Fee: $45

Canning Series

beautifully decorated Spring cupcakes

Thursday AA Preschool

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Italian Cuisine with Francesca

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 Register for 4 or more qualifying cooking classes and save $5 off each class.

Antipasti: Italian hors d’oeuvres DEMO The next time your want to serve a light meal or hearty appetizers try these scrumptious recipes from Francesca: Suppli, Roman style Arborio rice croquettes made with mozzarella cheese, then fried to a golden brown; Polenta Squares topped with sweet Italian sausage that has been sautéed in wine and tossed with Romano cheese, cream and thyme; Bruschetta topped with sautéed radicchio, pancetta and gorgonzola cheese; and a Tomato Tart baked with mozzarella, parmesan and fresh basil. Scholarship recipients pay $25. 1 class. ID# 1671.201 Fee: $55

2/10 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Monday Whole Foods Washtenaw

Italian Lamb Stew All of Francesca’s classes are held in a demonstration style with some opportunities to assist her in preparation. Now even more of what you love: Classes are extended to 2.5 hours to include more recipes and techniques!

DEMO Looking for the perfect Italian Sunday dinner? Try a Lamb Stew made of lamb pieces braised with tomatoes, red wine and herbs. Add a homemade Herbed Polenta and a Savory Baked Bread Ring stuffed with cured meats and cheeses. Crown your meal with a Crema al caffè: Mascarpone cheese and espresso coffee made into mousse and served with Amaretti Cookies. When Francesca prepares the meal, you know it is pure Italian. Scholarship recipients pay $25. 1 class. ID# 1626.201 Fee: $55

2/24 Monday 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Whole Foods Washtenaw

Italian Winter Soups

Farrotto & a Veal Roast

DEMO Discover three savory soups straight from the shores of Italy. You will enjoy Calamari and Potato Soup in a rich tomato and white wine broth; Italian White Bean Soup made with sausage and simmered in a clear broth; and a Lentil and Swiss Chard Soup in a chicken broth with tomatoes, fresh herbs and parmesan cheese. Add a seasonal salad and crusty bread to any of these soups for a hearty, satisfying winter meal. Scholarship recipients pay $25. 1 class.

DEMO Farotto is a Piemontese style risotto made by simmering farro grain and roasted hazelnuts in a chicken and white wine broth. Francesca will prepare a Veal Roast with vegetables, which are then pureed to create a sauce. Sautéed Mustard Greens will complement the meal. Panna Cotta is a creamy pudding topped with raspberry sauce that adds a sweet finish to this hearty meal. Scholarship recipients pay $25. 1 class.

ID# 1672.201 Fee: $55

ID# 1630.201 Fee: $55

1/20 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Monday Whole Foods Washtenaw

3/10 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Monday Whole Foods Washtenaw

Italian Pastas & Sauces

Florentine-Style Pork Rib Roast

DEMO Francesca presents pasta and sauce combinations from three different regions of Italy for your culinary enjoyment. From Rome she presents Amatriciana, a tomato sauce of sautéed onions, pancetta, tomatoes and wine, tossed with penne pasta and topped with a pecorino romano cheese. Naples inspires a Rigatoni con salsiccia e ricotta, loose sausage meat sautéed in wine and garlic, then tossed with ricotta and parmesan cheese and dressed with fresh basil. Sicily is represented by a baked pasta, Maccheroni al forno, which features a tomato sauce, layered with fried eggplant, mozzarella and parmesan cheeses. Scholarship recipients pay $25. 1 class.

DEMO Inspired by the hills of Florence, this Pork Rib Roast is sure to have your mouth watering. Francesca pairs it with a Tuscan Bean Ragu simmered with tomatoes and sage. Bettola insalata is a boiled Swiss Chard that is tossed in a homemade lemon vinaigrette. Finish with Zuccotto, a dome shaped sponge cake filled with a mascarpone cheese and whipped cream filling, topped with mixed berries. You are sure to feel as if you have been transported to one of Italy’s finest restaurants. Scholarship recipients pay $25. 1 class.

ID# 1629.201 Fee: $55

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ID# 1670.201 3/17 Fee: $55 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Monday Whole Foods Washtenaw

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Asian Cuisine with Chef Tom Lin

Register for all 5 classes with Chef Lin and save $25!

Szechuan Cuisine New Recipes DEMO The Szechuan cuisine is characterized by pungent and spicy flavors. Enjoy General Tso Spicy Chicken, one of Tom’s signature dishes. You also learn how to make a Shrimp and Scallop Seafood Delight. This class was delayed from Fall. Scholarship recipients pay $20. 1 class. ID# 1624.201 Fee: $45

1/30 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Thursday Whole Foods Washtenaw

Asian Soups DEMO These popular Chinese soups are good at any time of the year but especially satisfying during cold winter nights. Discover how to make an authentic Hot and Sour Soup with chicken, tofu, mushrooms, bamboo shoots, carrots, green onion and beaten egg; a Wonton Soup that features ground chicken and vegetables wrapped in wonton wrappers; and an Egg Drop Mushroom soup. Scholarship recipients pay $20. 1 class. ID# 1615.201 Fee: $45

2/5 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday Whole Foods Washtenaw

Basic Sushi HANDS ON Practice using the bamboo roller to make beautiful California Rolls, Vegetable Rolls and a Spicy Tuna Roll. Take home everything you make to share with family and friends. Bring a sharp knife, cutting board and take home container. Scholarship recipients pay $20. 1 class. ID# 1695.201 Fee: $45

My Thai! New Recipes DEMO Thai cuisine is known for fragrant herbs such as lemongrass and coconut sauces. Chef Lin demonstrates a traditional Shrimp Pad Thai Stir Fry with rice noodles and garnished with bean sprouts, lime and crushed peanuts. He also prepares a Basil Stir Fry with a spicy Thai sauce. Two simple and delicious dishes. Scholarship recipients pay $20. 1 class. ID# 1620.201 Fee: $45

Chef Lin shares anecdotal explanations and stories that connect his dishes to Asian culture in these one-day demos and delicious tastings.

3/11 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Tuesday Huron, Room 6219

2/25 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Tuesday Huron, Room 6219

Thai’d Up In A Roll HANDS ON Expand your knowledge of Thai cuisine as you learn to make Thai Spring Rolls, Shrimp Summer Rolls and a Thai Dessert Roll. These tasty little rolls are sure to become your favorite finger food. They are perfect appetizers for entertaining or a quick and healthy lunch. Bring a take home container. Scholarship recipients pay $20 1 class. ID# 1622.201 Fee: $45

3/26 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday Huron, Room 6219

Turkish Cuisine with Ruhsar Kaplan

Turkish Tea Time DEMO Enjoy traditional Turkish Tea as you learn more about the food and traditions of Turkey. Discover three unique dishes that are perfect for a light meal or as party Hors d’oeuvres. Recipes: Lentil Balls, Pogaca (a puffy pastry filled with cheese) and Tahini Cookies. Scholarship recipients pay $15. 1 class. ID# 1645.201 Fee: $39

2/3 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Monday Huron, Room 6219

Sultan’s Dinner

The Turkish Vegetarian DEMO Ruhsar introduces you to Bride Soup, a Turkish Lentil Soup that has an interesting story. The soup goes well with Rose Borek, a pastry with a spinach filling and Kisir, a bulgur and vegetables salad. Scholarship recipients pay $15. 1 class.

DEMO Discover a few favorite dishes of Ottoman Sultans. You start with Sultan’s Delight, a halal meat dish with eggplant puree. The Turkish Pilaf is a rice dish blended with pine nuts, grapes and cinnamon. Finish this traditional meal with Halwa, a famous Turkish desert of molasses, butter and flour. Scholarship recipients pay $15. 1 class.

ID# 1646.201 Fee: $39

ID# 1647.201 Fee: $39

3/3 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

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Monday Huron, Room 6219

3/31 Monday 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Huron, Room 6219

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French Cuisine with Brigitte Romero

French Crepes

Basic Pantry Cooking

HANDS ON February 2nd is Crepe Day in France. Learn about this ancient French tradition as you make one of the most popular of French foods. Discover various traditional batters, including buckwheat. Create an array of accoutrements for savory and dessert crêpes. Everyone will get a chance to flip crêpes and enjoy them with the filling of their choice. Scholarship recipients pay $20. 1 class. ID# 1691.201 Fee: $45

1/23 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Building Your Pantry Thursday Huron, Room 6219

DEMO Little by little the flavors of North Africa have begun to seep into French cookbooks. Taste the new variety of flavors and ingredients infused into French cuisine. Experience three dishes that represent this new trend. Recipes: Lamb Tagine with Couscous; Moroccan-Style Carrots with pine nuts; and an Orange Tart. Scholarship recipients pay $20. 1 class. 2/13 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Thursday Whole Foods Washtenaw

Classic French Cuisine DEMO Discover three traditional French meals that are found in every French family’s repertoire. They are perfect meals to warm a Michigan winter. Recipes: Bœuf Bourguignon, the traditional beef stew prepared with red wine; Gratin Dauphinois, a potato dish with cream topped with Gruyere Cheese gratin; and an Apple Tart with an apricot glaze. Scholarship recipients s pay $20. 1 class. ID# 1673.201 Fee: $45

3/6 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Thursday Huron, Room 6219

French Sauces DEMO French cuisine is known for its many sauces. They are an important part of your cooking skills and can be prepared in a short time to supplement a simple dish or elevate a dish to supreme. You start with the basic Mirepoix and Roux, then step up to Béchamel and Bordelaise (a red wine sauce). Finish with the delicate Shallot Sauces, perfect for fish or vegetables. Each sauce will be paired with a sample of the appropriate accompaniment. Scholarship recipients pay $20. 1 class. ID# 1675.201 Fee: $45

3/27 Thursday 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Whole Foods Washtenaw

DEMO Understand how to shop and fill your pantry, freezer and refrigerator with the staples you need to get tasty meals on the table. Recipes: Pasta with Fried Potatoes and Parmesan, White Bean Salad with Tuna and Anchovies, and West AfricanInspired Peanut Stew. Scholarship recipients pay $20. 1 class. ID# 1649.202 Fee: $45

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1/13 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Monday Whole Foods Washtenaw

Don’t Feel Like Cooking? DEMO Discover how to put meals together that require little or no cooking. Create delicious entrée salads with tasty homemade dressings. Recipes: Roasted Root Vegetable Salad with a Spicy Vinaigrette, Sauteed Shrimp Salad with Green Goodness Dressing, Swiss Chard Frittata, Middle Eastern Eggs Poached in Spicy Tomato Sauce with Feta, and a Savory Vegetable Timbale. Scholarship recipients pay $20. 1 class. ID# 1649.203 Fee: $45

2/12 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday Huron, Room 6219

Hearty One-Skillet Meals DEMO You can produce delicious, quick and hearty meals using only one large skillet with a lid. Learn the importance of perfecting sautéing as one of your cooking skills. Recipes: Breaded Chicken Cutlets with Jarlsberg Cheese and Lemon; Sausages with Peppers, Onions and Beans; Pasta with Cauliflower, Saffron, Raisins and Pine Nuts; and North African-Spiced Shrimp and Carrots. Scholarship recipients pay $20. 1 class. ID# 1649.204 Fee: $45

2/26 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday Whole Foods Washtenaw

Spatchcook Chicken & Leftovers DEMO Why roast one chicken when you can roast two and have leftovers? Spatchcooking is a technique that allows you to roast your chickens in roughly half the time. Leftovers keep you eating well into the next week with delicious meals such as Orange-Peanut Fried Rice with Shredded Chicken; Chicken and Potato Hash; and Spiced Barley with Chicken, Toasted Nuts and Dried Fruit. Scholarship recipients pay $20. 1 class. ID# 1649.205 Fee: $45

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NEW!

These classes are designed to teach you how to shop for food, put together a practical pantry and use the basic techniques of cooking you will be able to get versatile meals on the table without spending a lot of time or money. Register for the series of 4 and $ave $21. ID# 1649.201 Fee: $159

African/French Fusion

ID# 1685.201 Fee: $45

Classes for the Novice Chef with Misty Callies

3/24 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Monday Whole Foods Washtenaw

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Adult Personal Enrichment Genealogy Series with Katherine Willson

Genealogy: Computer Research If you are just starting your genealogical research this is the place to begin. Become familiar with Ancestry. com and FamilySearch.org, two of the world's largest genealogical databases. Understand how to set up a free account and create a free online family tree that can be saved and shared with family and friends. Learn how to find, order and research through the LDS Family History Center. Prerequisites: Basic computer skills, email and accessing the internet. 5 weeks. ID# 1652.201 FEE: $99

1/27 – 2/24 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Monday WISD, Computer Lab

Genealogy 101 Build your family tree as you discover how to gather basic information, locate public records, and navigate Internet resources. Learn how to overcome obstacles and avoid common pitfalls as Katherine guides you through your research project. Prerequisite: Computer Research or proficiency with FamilySearch.org, Ancestry.com, FindAGrave.com, internet search engines and email. 6 weeks. ID# 1656.201 FEE: $129

1/28 – 3/4 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Tuesday WISD, Computer Lab

Genealogy 102 Now that you've become familiar with the basics of genealogy research, continue building your family tree with advanced more tools. Class discussions will revolve primarily around students' current research blocks, with additional in-depth discussions of the National Archives; state/federal resources; national genealogical and historical societies; tax records; GEDCOM files; record storage and reproduction. Prerequisite: Genealogy 101, or proficiency with census research, family charts and reports, cemetery research and National Archives' holdings. 6 weeks. ID# 1656.202 FEE: $129

1/29 – 3/5 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Genealogy 103

Wednesday WISD, Computer Lab

NEW!

Continue your genealogy research with Katherine as your guide. The size of this class is limited to 6 people. Receive personal assistance from Katherine to overcome your road-blocks and advance your genealogical research. Prerequisite: Genealogy 102. Sorry, no discounts accepted except BOE’s. 6 weeks. ID# 1656.203 FEE: $129

1/30 – 3/6 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

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Plan the Perfect Trip to Italy Plan a unique and successful trip to Italy. Find out when is the best time of year to go and understand the unique features of each region. You learn how to get there, where to stay, what to see and do, what to eat and how to shop for deals. Learn several common phrases in Italian to help you navigate comfortably from the time you enter the country. Instructors: Luciana Borbely and Daniela Gobetti are Italian natives who make frequent travels back to the “old country”. 5 weeks. ID# 1682.201 FEE: $69

2/25 – 3/25 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room C227

Organizing: Quick Tips for Families

NEW!

Are you always rushing from one thing to another? Do you find yourself overwhelmed with the vast amount of “stuff” in your home? Family life can be stressful, but with a little planning you can organize your days for minimum stress and maximum fun. Organizing Expert and Mom, Carolyn AndersonFermann of Simply Organized Life will share her super simple tips to keep your family on track. 1 class. ID# 1617.201 2/14 FEE: $25 10:00 AM – 12 Noon

Friday Rec&Ed Conf. Room

Secrets to a Simply Organized Life Have you ever wondered what it takes to get and stay organized? Surprisingly, you cannot buy it in a store. In this seminar, you are guided step by step through a holistic process for living with less stress and less stuff. Instructor: Carolyn Anderson-Fermann, of Simply Organized LifeSM. 1 class. ID# 1602.201 3/14 FEE: $25 10:00 AM – 12 Noon

Friday Rec&Ed Conf. Room

Get Paid to Talk Have you ever been told that you have a great voice? Explore the field of voice-over work for television, film, radio, audio books, documentaries and the Internet in your area. Learn how to prepare a great demo, and discover what it takes to be successful in this exciting field. Class participants will even have a chance to record a commercial script under the direction of the Voicecoaches.com producer! Instructor: Voice Coach Staff. 1 class. ID# 1971.201 2/24 FEE: $25 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Monday Pioneer, Room C227

Thursday WISD, Computer Lab

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Dog Training

Parenting

Meet the Teacher Valerie Wells utilizes positive reinforcement techniques, which are scientifically based on how dogs learn. She completed a 3 year degree program in Dog Training and Behavior Consulting, specializing in fearful and aggressive dogs. Valerie trains and consults in the Ann Arbor area where she resides with her four Terrier mixes.

Kindergarten for Puppies

NEW!

Puppies 10 weeks to 5 months will learn the foundations of basic manners. Commands such as sit, down, stand, stay, wait, come when called, drop, leave it and focus control will all be covered in this beginning class. Participate in discussions on typical puppy behaviors, the importance of socializing, potty training, chewing, house-training and crate training. Puppies will socialize with other puppies in class. Prerequisite: Puppies must be able to work in an environment with other dogs while on a leash and be handled by a friendly stranger, and be current on Puppy Vaccinations (Proof is required the first day of class). NOTE: The first class is orientation, please do not bring your dog. ID# 1601.201 1/29 – 3/12 FEE: $125 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM

Wednesday Abbot, Gym

Basic Household Manners for Dogs

NEW!

Do you wish you could improve your dog’s manners? Bring your dog to this class and they will learn basic household manners such as sit, down, stand, stay, wait, come when called, drop, leave it, loose leash walking, polite greeting of people and focus control. Prerequisite: Your dog must be over 5 months old and, be able to work in an environment with other dogs while on a leash and be handled by a friendly stranger. All dogs must be current on vaccinations or titers (Proof is required at registration or at the first day of class). NOTE: The first night of this class is orientation, please do not bring your dog. ID# 1607.201 FEE: $125

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Parent Talk

NEW!

Are you looking for a parenting class that really works? Look no further! This 6-week Parent Talk series focuses on children from birth to 5 years yet the concepts apply to all ages! You will learn, practice and refine the Parent Talk skills necessary to create emotionally healthy family relationships. It's a practical, skill-building program that teaches you a series of verbal skills and language patterns to help you raise responsible, respectful children while reducing stress and family conflicts. Each week has a different focus: Eliminating Unwanted Behaviors; Praise, Criticism and SelfEsteem; Setting Limits and Choices; Promoting Independence; Choices & Consequences; and Encouraging Character. Instructor Ann Stalhandske, M.Ed., shares Parent Talk strategies through a variety of methods including video vignettes and helps parents gain confidence in using new tools that really work. Parents actively share their successes each week and work on new skills with lots of group support and humor. 6 weeks. ID# 9407.203 FEE: $89

1/29 - 3/12 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday Preschool & Family Center, Room D108

See First Steps Information and Classes on pages 39-40

Games Bridge 2 - Play of the Hand Bridge is a game of skill, communication and infinite possibilities. This class offers a continuation of Level 1 and is suitable for more experienced players wishing to improve their skills. Emphasis is on the play of the hand. Knowledge of basic bidding and rules is necessary. Teaching materials developed by American Contract Bridge League. Required text: Play of the Hand in the 21st Century by Audrey Grant, 3rd Edition is included in the class fee and will be handed out at the first class. Instructor: Ray Gentz. 10 weeks. ID# 1634.201 FEE: $139

1/21 - 4/1 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room C221

Wednesday Abbot, Gym

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Adult Language

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

Participants ages 14 & up are welcome to enroll unless otherwise stated.

American English Pronunciation Instructor: Stephanie Wichmann, MA. Sounds, rhythm and intonation of spoken English are practiced. American idioms and how they fit into cultural speech are also explored. ID# 1535.201 1/29 – 3/26 FEE: $125 7:40 PM – 9:10 PM

Wednesday Pioneer, Room C223

French Instructor: Stephanie Wichman, M.A. Textbook: 30 Days to Great French is included in the fee for French 1. The same book is used for French 2. ID# 1512.201 Level 1 1/29 – 3/26 FEE: $145 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Wednesday Pioneer, Room C223

ID# 1512.202 Level 2 1/30 – 3/27 FEE: $125 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Thursday Pioneer, Room C223

Clara Gonzalez has been teaching Spanish for over 20 years, including 10 years for Rec&Ed. She was born in Bogata, Colombia, South America and received her BA in Sociology and Spanish from Eastern Michigan University.

Spanish

German

Ages 18-Adult. Instructor: Clara I. Gonzalez. Text: Level 1 & 2: La Cartilla - $15 available from instructor in class.

Instructor: George Hinman. Textbook: Barron’s Learn German the Fast & Fun Way, 3rd Edition is included in the fee for German 1. The same book is used for German 2.

ID# 1510.201 Level 1 1/27 – 3/24 FEE: $125 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Monday Pioneer, Room C223

ID# 1510.202 Level 2 1/27 – 3/24 FEE: $125 7:35 PM – 9:05 PM

Monday Pioneer, Room C223

ID# 1506.201 Level 1 1/27 – 3/24 FEE: $145 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Monday Pioneer, Room C225

ID# 1506.202 Level 2 1/29 –3/26 FEE: $125 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Wednesday Pioneer, Room C225

Italian Instructor: Daniel Abreu. Textbook: Complete Italian Grammar by Marcel Danesi is included in the fee for Italian 1. The same book is used for Italian 2. ID# 1516.201 Level 1 1/28 – 3/25 FEE: $145 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

ID# 1516.202 Level 2 1/27 – 3/24 FEE: $125 7:40 PM – 9:10 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room C217 Monday Pioneer, Room C217

Rec&Ed Online!

Private Lessons You are signing up for 3 one-hour lessons. Additional hours are available for $50 each. After you register your instructor will contact you to arrange meeting times. For text information call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203. Language

class ID#

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Chinese

1504.204

$149

Alice Chang

ESL

1538.204

$149

Stephanie Wichmann

French

1512.204

$149

Stephanie Wichmann

Japanese

1514.204

$149

Kiyoe Ise

Italian

1516.204

$149

Daniel Abreu

We offer over 150 classes and certificate courses

Online learning is fun, easy and productive. The online classroom is open 24 hours, 7 days a week. There is no live real-time requirements or meetings. You can study and learn at your own pace. To get a certificate, enroll in the certificate section which automatically enrolls you in the courses required to complete the certificate or you can enroll in each course individually. Sorry, no discounts are accepted at this time except BOE’s. After registration you will be given a web address and password for your online classroom. You will use your email address and password to gain access. To register and view descriptions of classes offered by our educational partners go to

www.aareced.com/reced.onlineclasses

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Adult Computers & Technology One-on-One Private Lessons

Private Windows Computer Lessons Patricia Na is now available for private computer lessons. She is a patient, experienced teacher who has been teaching for Rec&Ed for over 10 years. Sign up for in-home private lessons on anything from basic to advanced Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, digital photos, organizing files and more. The instructor will call to set up your training time. Sorry, no discounts accepted. ID# 1203.201 ID# 1203.202

FEE: $179 (3 hours instruction) FEE: $59 (additional hours)

Private Lessons for Mac and Other Apple Products Jim Monkiewicz has been working on Macs for almost 30 years and can teach you everything you need to know about Macs in your own home, on your own computer. Jim will call you after you register to set up a meeting time that fits your schedule. Sorry, no discounts accepted. Suggested Topics: Make the Switch - Windows to Mac, iLife Suite (iPhoto, iMovie, iWeb, iDVD, etc), iWorks (Pages, Numbers, Keynotes), Mac: Tips, Tricks, Shortcuts Apple Products (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) ID# 1233.201 ID# 1233.202

Technology is changing so quickly these days it isn’t easy to keep up. Let our technological guru, Patricia Na bring you up to date on all the latest gadgets. Discover iPod, iPads, tablets, Skype, smart phones, Twitter, instant messaging, new social media sites (beyond facebook), computer internet terminology and much more. Instructor: Patricia Na. 3 weeks. ID# 1215.201 FEE: $69

Working With Windows 8 Microsoft’s new Windows 8 presents a whole new interface. Take the mystery out of Windows 8. Understand how to navigate both of the new “Metro” screens and how to access the traditional desktop.  Learn to customize the main screens, find your files and create new shortcuts.  Discover what is new in the recent update and understand which software programs have been updated to work with Windows 8. Bring your own computer with Windows 8 installed. This will be a small class with opportunities to work hands on with the software. Instructor: Patricia Na. 2 classes. ID# 1206.201 FEE: $45

2/26 – 3/12 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday Pioneer, Room C215

1/29 – 2/5 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Wednesday Pioneer, Room C215

Keep Your Computer Safe & Healthy Are you plagued with frozen screens, slow response time and computer crashes? Learn how to clean up unnecessary files, safely remove unwanted programs, clean your disk and back-up your files. Discover how you can protect your computer from viruses, spyware, power outages and keep your personal information safe. Prerequisites: Students should have basic Windows computer skills, such as the ability to work with the Internet and email unassisted. Instructor: Patricia Na. 2 weeks. ID# 1227.201 FEE: $45

Rec&Ed

3/17 – 3/24 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Monday WISD Computer Lab

Online Learning Computer Classes

FEE: $179 (3 hours instruction) FEE: $59 (additional hours)

Technology Update for Non-Techies

Computer Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

ID# 2981.201 ID# 2970.201 ID# 2982.201 ID# 2980.201 ID# 2991.201 ID# 2863.201 ID# 2998.201 ID# 2841.201 ID# 2986.201

Intro to Adobe Acrobat Microsoft Office for Beginners Adobe InDesign Adobe Illustrator MS Desktop Publishing Game Programming in Flash HTML Jumpstart Quark Xpress Intro to Dreamweaver

$159 $325 $325 $325 $159 $325 $159 $325 $325

See all of the Rec&Ed classes available online at www.aaps.k12.mi.us/reced.programs/online_classes

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Adult Digital Cameras & Devices Digital Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

Digital Camera Basics

Get The Most From Your iPad Are you using your iPad to its full potential? Apple’s latest upgrade to iOS7 brings a brand new look and additional features to your device. Explore your iPad’s settings and learn how to customize it. Find out how “iCloud” works and how to sync all of your Apple devices. Learn how to use all the Apple provided apps that came with your iPad and some useful apps that are worth downloading to make your iPad even more useful and fun. Bring your fully charged iPad to class. Instructor: Jim Monkiewicz. 3 weeks. ID# 1220.201 1/29 – 2/12 FEE: $69 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

iPhone Basics

Wednesday Pioneer, Room C217

Become familiar with your new smart phone. Discover tips, tricks and shortcuts to make the best use of your iPhone. Topics covered include: how to set up your email, get online, download apps and ways to customize your phone. Bring your charged iPhone to class. Instructor: Patricia Na. 1 class. Monday Pioneer, Room C215

ID# 1254.201 1/30 – 2/27 Thursday FEE: $99 10:00 AM – 12 Noon Rec&Ed Conf. Room Follow this class up with Digital Photos: Camera to Computer

As you progress from a compact camera to a DSLR the tools and features become more sophisticated. With complete control of camera settings and optics you learn and practice how to photograph in most common situations. DSLR basic features are covered: white balance, histograms, exposure controls, and lighting are combined with lens selection to improve your picture results. Bring your DSLR camera, manual, and charged batteries. Instructor: Larry Works, professional photographer. 6 weeks. ID# 1252.201 1/27 – 3/10 FEE: $119 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

iPhone 2 Expand your smart phone knowledge. Discover what new features are available in the new iPhone 5 and whether it is worth the upgrade. Topics covered include: synchronize your calendar and contacts, iCloud storage, suggestions of useful apps, downloading apps, maps, cut and paste, QR codes and ways to customize your phone. Bring your charged iPhone to class. Prerequisite: If you are new to iPhone take the iPhone Basics class first. Instructor: Patricia Na. 2 classes. ID# 1235.202 2/24 – 3/3 FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Do you own a small portable camera you can just “point and shoot“ to take a photo? Would you like to know more about camera settings and how to take better pictures? Learn how to take, review and delete photographs. Explore automatic settings, exposure, memory, printing and saving pictures. Bring your digital camera, owner’s manual and charged batteries to class. Instructor: Larry Works, professional photographer. 4 weeks.

Digital Camera: DSLR & Mirrorless

NEW!

ID# 1235.201 2/3 FEE: $25 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

NEW!

Monday Pioneer, Room C215

Take Great Photos With Your iPhone

Monday Pioneer, Room C213

Digital Photos: Camera to Computer They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Sharing your digital photos with family and friends is a great way to keep in touch. Using the free program Picassa, get hands-on experience organizing and editing photos. Learn to adjust color and brightness, crop, rotate, remove red-eye and work with special effects. Explore options for printing and sharing your photos, and discuss some of the latest photo products available online. Instructor: Patricia Na. 3 weeks. ID# 1222.201 3/19 – 4/2 FEE: $69 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday WISD Computer Lab

Smart phones have become the new “point and shoot” cameras. But how are those photos turning out? Discover techniques for taking better photos and videos with your phone. Understand editing apps that are available and how to use them to enhance your photos. Learn how to email your photos and share them with the various social media such as Facebook. Instructor: Patricia Na. 1 class. ID# 1235.203 3/10 FEE: $29 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Monday Pioneer, Room C215

Larry Works enjoys sharing his knowledge and enthusiasm for photography. Register at www.aareced.com

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Adult Finance

Look for this symbol for classes where you can register a friend or spouse for only $10

Finance Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext 53203

Naked Retirement

New Format Online Class

Buying a Home in Today’s Market

Enjoy a fun and creative approach to retirement. Learn how to make your retirement a time of life that is truly meaningful. Answer three of the most powerful questions that will change your retirement forever. Discover how to re-invent yourself and prepare for important conversations that will strengthen your relationships and develop wellness habits for your body, mind, and spirit. Please note: This is an online, interactive class presented in real time. After you register you will receive a direct invitation via email with a link to the class and a downloadable copy of the book Naked Retirement along with Robert’s newest guide: How To Find Your Passion In Retirement. Instructor: Robert Laura, Retirement Project.org. 1 class.

Buying a home is a major investment. Be prepared for making the best choice in today’s unique market. Receive a broad overview of all aspects involved in purchasing a home. Determine your price range. Review conventional and alternate financing, working with realtors, negotiating sales agreements, and logistics of actual purchase. Instructor: Maria Gilbert, Charles Reinhart Co. and guest speakers. 2 classes.

ID# 1928.201 FEE: $49

1/14 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Tuesday Your computer

Social Security Disability

ID# 1928.202 FEE: $49

2/4 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Tuesday Your computer

Estate Planning Basics Probate, health care and estate tax laws have recently changed! Prevent your assets from going through probate. Protect them from estate and capital gains taxes. Retain control of your affairs and learn how to protect yourself against the cost of long term care. Attorneys from Estate Planning Services, P.C., will teach you about medical and financial powers of attorney, wills, and living trusts. 1 class. ID# 1915.201 1/30 FEE: $25 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Thursday Pioneer, Room C225

Protect Your Assets The average cost of nursing home care in Michigan continues to rise. Neither health insurance or Medicare pay for such care. Learn how you can avoid losing your life savings to long-term care costs. Instructor: Attorneys from Estate Planning Services, P.C., members of the Elder Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. 1 class. ID# 1916.201 FEE: $25

3/4 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room C225

Build a Strong Financial House Gain knowledge of budgeting techniques and how to reduce your debt in this hands-on interactive workshop. Discover how to take control of your debt and determine which bills should be paid off first. Understand how your debt affects your credit score and how to avoid getting into debt. Bring information about your fixed expenses and estimates of those that change monthly. You will plug these numbers into a budget worksheet in class. Instructors: Kyle Chatfield & Mitchell Baum, Primerica. 1 class. ID# 1935.201 2/10 FEE: $25 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

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ID# 1922.201 FEE: $29

1/28 - 2/4 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room C217

Need advice on how to apply for Social Security Disability benefits? Should you apply on your own or select a representative? Discover helpful hints to improve your chances of success. There will be an opportunity for you to ask individual questions. Instructor: Lou Weir, attorney has represented claimants for over 15 years. 1 class.

ID# 1903.201 2/12 FEE: $25 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

How to Buy a Business

Wednesday Pioneer, Room C213

NEW!

Could owning your own business be the pathway for you to achieve the American Dream? You could start your own business, but buying an existing and profitable business is a much better way. Learn how to find a profitable business, what features to look for, how to evaluate your risks and what pitfalls to look out for. Jay Houghton is an experienced Business Broker who will show you how to break down the seemingly daunting task into steps that reduce your financial risks and help you achieve the independence you are seeking. Instructor: Jay Houghton, Ann Arbor Business Brokers. 1 class. ID# 1905.201 2/5 FEE: $25 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Money Matters

Wednesday Pioneer, Room C213

NEW!

Do you feel financially overwhelmed getting through each day, week and month? Managing your personal finances is a whole new challenge in today’s ever-changing economic environment. Arm yourself with some of the basics of financial literacy and understand the new rules of the financial game. You will see there can be light at the end of the tunnel. Instructor: Louise Morse has 32 years of financial experience in the Ann Arbor area. 1 class. ID# 1907.201 2/11 FEE: $25 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room C217

Monday Pioneer, Room C219

Register at www.aareced.com


eBay & PayPal Essentials

Selling on eBay

Understanding how eBay and PayPal work is the key to your success with on-line buying and selling. Learn to navigate eBay and PayPal; review on-line safety; recognize trustworthy eBay buyers and sellers, and find great deals. Start using what you learn as soon as you get home, with increased confidence based on a solid foundation of practical information and guidance. $10 material fee due to instructor. Prerequisites: Internet access and an email account. 1 class.

Have you been thinking about selling on eBay as a new career option, a hobby, or just a way to bring in extra cash? Gain a solid background of information, learn to avoid common rookie mistakes, and start selling on your own right away! $10 material fee due to instructor. Prerequisites: The "eBay Essentials" class, or equivalent experience; an email account, an eBay account, and a PayPal account. 2 classes.

ID# 1913.201 3/12 FEE: $29 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday Pioneer, Room C213

Adult Home & Garden The Owls of Michigan

NEW!

2/4 – 2/11 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room C213

The Secret Life of Birds Have you ever wondered why vultures fly in circles or shorebirds chase waves? Get up close and personal with the birds of Washtenaw County. Go beyond the Field Guide’s descriptions for a more in-depth understanding of the lives of birds, their motivations, secrets, and hidden lives. Instructor: Jamie Platt is an avid ornithologist and wants to share his passion with you. 2 classes. ID# 1689.201 3/4 - 3/11 FEE: $39 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Bicycle Maintenance 101

Tuesday Pioneer, Room C213

NEW LOCATION!

Keep your bicycle fine tuned and rolling smoothly. Understand how to adjust and maintain your bike in this fun hands-on workshop. Learn how to diagnose problems, fix a flat tire, adjust brakes and gears and true a wheel. Bring your bike to work on and any tools you may have. Instructor: Clark McCall. 3 weeks. ID# 1641.201 FEE: $49

3/19 – 4/2 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday Clague, Tech Ed Lobby

Clark McCall is an engineer by trade. He has been fixing bikes for over 40 years.

Wednesday Pioneer, Room C213

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 NEW!

Rain Gardens clean and cool storm water so that our streams and rivers run clean. You can plant one in your own yard to manage your water runoff and create habitat for local wildlife. Become a Master Rain Gardener and help spread the word. Attendees must attend all five classes and plant a rain garden to receive their Master Rain Gardener certificate. Instructors: Harry Sheehan, Shannan Gibb-Randall, RLA, Susan Bryan, MLA. 5 weeks. ID# 1640.201 FEE: $90

2/27 – 3/27 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Thursday MSU Extension Classroom

Check out the Rec&Ed Rain Garden in front of our office at 1515 S. Seventh Street!

Make Your Home Safe & Sustainable

NEW!

Is your home a safe and healthy place for your family and pets? Discover how to do a home inspection, use test kits and tools. Identify safety concerns and learn to diagnose minor issues before they become major problems. Increase the energy efficiency of your home. Bring your photos and get professional advice. Instructor: David Dye, licensed builder and RRP contractor, explains what you need to know to keep your home safe and sustainable. 1 class. ID# 1638.201 FEE: $49

2/1 12 Noon – 3:00 PM

Saturday Rec&Ed Conf. Room

Home Repairs For the NEW! Weekend Handyperson Would you like to learn how to safely do minor home repairs around your house? Starting with hand tools and safety equipment, you will find out how to take on those common repairs and upgrades. Patching walls, caulking and sealing gaps, repairing squeaking and binding doors and drawers, and fixing and replacing plumbing fixtures are demonstrated. Bring photos of your own projects and questions. Instructor: David Dye, licensed builder and professional handyman teaches you how to get it done right. 1 class. ID# 1639.201 FEE: $49

Register at www.aareced.com

3/19 – 3/26 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Become a Master Rain Gardener

Owls have always held a special place in our imaginations. Mysterious and beautiful, they fascinate us like no other group of birds. Learn how to identify the nine species that can be found in Michigan. Understand their habitat, history and habits. There will be an opportunity following the class, to join the instructor on a guided trip to Northern Michigan in search of both the world’s largest owl.... the Great Gray Owl, and the world’s most beautiful owl.... the Snowy Owl. Instructor: Jamie Platt. 2 classes. ID# 1642.201 FEE: $39

ID# 1910.201 FEE: $49

3/1 12 Noon – 3:00 PM

Saturday Rec&Ed Conf. Room

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Adult Couples Dance International Ballroom and Latin: Level 1 and Level 2 Join Dorian Deaver, Member of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, to learn the international styles (the world standard) of Ballroom and Latin dances in a supportive and patient atmosphere. Level I Dorian teaches you a few dances which may include Foxtrot, Tango, Waltz, Cha Cha, Rumba, or others not listed. Dances differ each term. No experience necessary. Level II is for those who are comfortable with dances taught in Level I and would like to continue learning new dance patterns. One dance is selected and focused on for the entire session.

Wedding Dance Prepare for that special day! Learn steps that can be used in your bridal dance, at the reception, and other social gatherings. Foxtrot, Rumba, and Swing are a few of the dances taught. This class is fun for the entire bridal party and friends. Instructor: Dorian Deaver, Member of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing. Ballroom Beginner

Get ready for your next social event and learn popular ballroom dances. Dances to be taught may include Swing, Waltz, Cha Cha, & Foxtrot. Instructor: Sue Bareis.

Slow Dance Have you ever tried the Night Club Two Step? It is simple, attractive, and romantic and may be used in a variety of settings such as night clubs, weddings, and holiday parties. You will dance to soft contemporary rock music. No prior dance experience needed. Instructor: Sue Bareis. Swing

Swing to a wide variety of music: Big Band, Motown, Oldies and Rock ‘n’ Roll -- all the way to today’s top music hits. Learn this fun and simple style of East Coast Swing so that you can bop and boogie

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228

Latin Join this fun and easy dance class. Sample a variety of Latin dances including Salsa, Merengue, Cha Cha, and Rumba. Instructor: Louise Tamres. Social Dance 101 Dazzle your friends at the upcoming office party, wedding reception, or other social gatherings. A few easy dance steps are all you need to get on the dance floor. Louise Tamres introduces you to the basics of Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Tango, Waltz, Night Club, Slow Dancing, and Disco. Blues Step to the slow and pulsating beat of blues music! You and your partner will develop creativity and style for the dance floor. Learn a variety of moves to add elegance to your slow dancing. Instructor: Louise Tamres. Foxtrot & Swing Sign up for this combo class to learn both of these popular dances. East Coast Swing consists of a rock step and is a rotational dance which does not travel. Foxtrot is done to 4/4 timing and is a smooth dance traveling around the dance floor. Instructor: Sue Bareis. Ballroom Intermediate Polish up your ballroom dance style and technique. Dancers may learn new steps of the prerequisite dances or new dances may be introduced. Prerequisite Must know the basics of Foxtrot, Waltz, and Swing. Instructor: Sue Bareis. Waltz This romantic and classic slow dance is easy to learn and one of the most popular dances of all time. It can be danced at weddings, anniversaries, and other social events. Instructor: Sue Bareis who is pictured here with two of her students!

Fee is per individual. Partner Required for all classes. 9 or 10 weeks. Class ID#

Dance

Day

Time

Dates

Location

Fee

2262.201

International Ballroom & Latin Level I

Sunday

5:00 PM – 5:55 PM

1/19 – 3/30

CAB

$95

2262.202

International Ballroom & Latin Level 2

Sunday

6:00 PM – 6:55 PM

1/19 – 3/30

CAB

$95

2262.203

Wedding Dance

Sunday

7:00 PM – 7:55 PM

1/19 – 3/30

CAB

$95

2262.204

Ballroom Beginner

Monday

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

1/27 – 3/31

Forsythe, Cafe

$85

2262.205

Slow Dance 101

Monday

7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

1/27 – 3/31

Forsythe, Cafe

$85

2262.206

Swing

Tuesday

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

1/21 – 4/1

Forsythe, Cafe

$85

2262.207

Latin

Tuesday

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

1/21 – 4/1

Forsythe, Cafe

$85

2262.208

Social Dance 101

Wednesday

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

1/22 – 4/2

Forsythe, Cafe

$85

2262.209

Blues

Wednesday

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

1/22 – 4/2

Forsythe, Cafe

$85

2262.210

Foxtrot & Swing

Wednesday

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

1/29 – 4/2

Clague, Upper Gym

$85

2262.211

Ballroom Intermediate

Wednesday

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

1/29 – 4/2

Clague, Upper Gym

$85

2262.212

Waltz

Wednesday

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

1/29 – 4/2

Clague, Upper Gym

$85

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Adult Dance Ballet Grade 7-Adult. The timeless movements of ballet can be yours! Each class includes working at the barre, center work, and basic choreography. The curriculum is based on the Cecchetti method, which is a progressive approach in learning ballet. Level II class is for you if you have had two years of previous ballet or with instructor recommendation. Pointe Practice class includes barre warm-ups and center floor practice. Instructor: Dianna Edmonson. 10-12 weeks. ID# 2298.201 FEE: $109

1/18 – 4/12 3:25 PM – 4:25 PM

Saturday: Pointe Practice CAB, Room D

ID# 2298.202 FEE: $89

1/20 – 3/31 5:25 PM – 6:25 PM

Monday: Level I CAB, Room D

ID# 2298.203 FEE: $99

1/23 – 4/10 Thursday: Level II 6:35 PM – 7:35 PM CAB, Room D

See page 46 for Ballet Practice class.

Belly Dance: Beginner & Continuing Belly Dance is a beautiful expressive art form and great exercise. It is enjoyed by people of every age and body type. Learn basic movements, step combinations and a simple choreography with emphasis on posture and safe body mechanics. Instructor: Nancy Goings (201); Mary Weed (202). 10 weeks. ID# 2294.201 FEE: $89

1/22 – 4/2 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM

Wednesday CAB, Room D

ID# 2294.202 FEE: $89

1/24 – 4/4 11:00 AM – 12 Noon

Friday CAB, Room D

Hip Hop Grade 8-Adult. This non intimidating approach to Hip Hop, Street, and Club dance is perfect for you if you have just begun to learn Hip Hop. Begin with exercises in body isolation, core strength, and rhythm. The class structure prepares you for movement set to and inspired by Hip Hop, Soul, Funk and R&B music. This class is open to all levels and will be geared toward the skill level of the majority of participants. Instructor: Gina Danene Thompson. 10 weeks. ID# 2288.201 FEE: $89

Irish Dance Grade 8-Adult. Top o' the mornin' to you! Focus on the technical dimensions of Irish dance. Learn soft-shoe jigs and reels as well as one or two choreographed routines. See receipt for shoe recommendation. Level 2 More advanced techniques are taught. Students should be proficient in the fundamentals of Irish dance. For students new to Level 2 , instructor recommendation is required. Instructor: Jennifer Paruk. 9 or 10 weeks. ID# 2202.201 FEE: $85

1/27 – 3/31 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM

Monday Level 1 Burns Park, Aud.

ID# 2202.202 FEE: $89

1/20 – 3/31 8:15 PM – 9:15 PM

Monday Level 2 CAB, Room D

1/21 – 4/1 6:35 PM – 7:30 PM

Tuesday CAB, Room D

Jazz Fusion This upbeat class is taught with an easy but disciplined style to contemporary and classic, pop, jazz and R&B. Improve your technical skills through center and progression work. Traditional jazz vocabulary is incorporated into short combinations to improve range of motion and memory. For the more experienced dancer, the jazz vocabulary is combined with lyrical movement that naturally enhances previous dance training. Instructor: Gina Danene Thompson. 10 weeks. ID# 2282.201 Fee: $89

1/21 – 4/1 7:35 PM – 8:30 PM

Tuesday CAB, Room D

BollyFit & BollyFit Belly Fitness that’s fun! Register for both classes and receive a $15 discount. Be fit and smile while you sweat in this high-powered cardiovascular class. Have fun with energizing music from Bollywood and beyond that is synthesized with creative and conscious choreography. Illuminate from within and shed weight within and without in a welcoming community as you emanate presence and reduce stress. BollyFit Belly fuses Bollywood with the targeted fluidity and strength of Middle Eastern "belly dancing". No experience necessary, come join us! Instructor Anuja Rajendra, is Creator, CEO and Artistic Director of BollyFit.  8 weeks.  class ID#

Class

Date

day

Time

Location

Fee

2193.201

Bollyfit

1/21 – 3/18

Tuesday

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

CAB, Room D

$125

2193.202

Bollyfit Belly

1/24 – 3/21

Friday

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Ann Arbor Senior Center

$125

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Joyful Movement

Line Dance

This free flowing expressive dance class helps you relax and remove tension, leaving more room for joy in your body. Instructor Christina Morales Hemenway guides you in awakening your body’s ability to express through movement. 9 weeks.

Line dancing provides a fun way to workout and is great exercise. This dance class is for everyone. You will have fun no matter your skill level. You learn several line dances and move to a variety of popular music. Instructor: Earleen Wolford. 9 weeks.

ID# 2269.201 FEE: $85

ID# 2234.201 FEE: $89

1/26 – 3/30 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Sunday CAB, Room D

Joyful Movement -Try it first for Free! Registration required. Limited space available. ID# 2269.202 1/19 FEE: FREE 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Sunday CAB, Room D

1/27 – 3/31 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM

Mexican Folk Dancing

Monday Scarlett, Cafeteria

NEW!

Grades 2-Adult. Buenvenidos! Children and adults will love Mexican Folk Dance, one of the most stunning and culturally rich dance expressions of its kind. Elisa Limon from El Ballet Folklorico Estudiantil teaches you dances from different regions of Mexico. Enjoy creating a head piece to wear in a final performance. Great fun for individuals or the entire family. 10 weeks. ID# 2203.201 FEE: $105

Adult Handicrafts: Wood

1/22 – 4/2 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Wednesday A2 Tech, Commons

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

Woodworking With Power Have you always wanted to try working with wood but were intimidated by the power tools you have to use? This class is an introduction to woodworking and the safe use of various power tools. Start with a simple toolbox and move on to a small table. All the tools and safety goggles will be provided. Students should bring wood remnants to the first class. Instructor: Mark Williams. 8 weeks. ID# 1711.201 FEE: $165

Woodworking With Hand Tools

NEW!

1/29 – 3/26 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday Tappan, 191

Woodworking Open Lab

Dovetail joinery has been used since ancient times in woodworking to create a strong, snug fit without nails, glue or screws. Understand the process of using hand tools to mark, cut, assemble and finish a small wooden box. All materials are provided and some tools are available for your use. No previous experience is required. Instructor: Ken Ray. 6 weeks.

Experienced students enjoy supervised access to the woodworking lab. You will work independently on a project of your choice. Bring all of your own materials to class. A working knowledge of woodworking power tools is expected. Do not register for this class if you do not have experience working independently with power tools. Prerequisite: Woodworking 101 or supervisor’s approval. Supervisor: Joe Kyle, experienced woodcrafter. 8 weeks.

ID# 1715.201 FEE: $89

ID# 1713.201 FEE: $99

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Tuesday Tappan, 191

1/30 – 3/27 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Thursday Tappan, 191

Register at www.aareced.com


Adult: Textiles Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

20 Popular Quilt Blocks

NEW!

FREE!

Twenty of the most popular traditional and modern quilt designs are featured in this slide presentation. Marvel at the many creative ways these designs have been used by quilters over the years. Whether you are already an experienced quilter or just discovering this exciting craft you will be inspired to create your own. Instructor: Brenda Ratliff and Rossie Hutchinson. 1 class. ID# 1755.201 FEE: FREE

1/17 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Friday Pink Castle Fabrics

Learn to Sew 1 Sewing is a fun and useful skill that anyone can learn. Understand the basics including how to choose a project and appropriate fabric. Learn how to prepare the fabric and cut it, and how to operate a sewing machine. Become familiar with the supplies and equipment you will need and how to read a simple pattern. In-class projects include a pillow, bag and pajama pants. List of supplies to purchase will be given out at the first class. No previous experience needed. Sewing machines will be provided. Instructor: Patricia Na.  6 weeks. ID# 1749.201 FEE: $135

2/25 – 4/1 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Tuesday Tappan, Room 363

Learn to Sew 2 Let’s get creative! N Let’s get creative! If you can sew a straight line, you can make all sorts ot” things Irom tote bags to curtains, skirts to holiday decorations. Choose from a variety of fun, easy projects and impress yourself with what you can do. List of supplies needed determined at the first class. Sewing machines are provided but you may bring your own if preferred. Prerequisite: Completion of “Learn to Sew 1” or comparable experience. Instructor: Patricia Na.  6 weeks. ID# 1752.201 FEE: $135

2/27 – 4/3 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Thursday Tappan, Room 363

Learn to Sew 3: Sewing for Baby

NEW!

Create baby clothes, toys and even curtains and pillows to decorate your baby’s room in this fun class. Choose from a variety of projects to expand your sewing skills. Expert guidance will help you alter commercial patterns to fit, work with buttonholes and zippers, and even create your own patterns. List of supplies determined at the first class. Sewing machines are provided, but you may bring your own if preferred. Prerequisite: “Learn to Sew 2” or comparable experience. Instructor: Hwa-sung Na. 6 weeks. ID# 1704.101 FEE: $135

2/26 – 4/2 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

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Wednesday Tappan, Room 363

Prerequisite: For these 2 classes: Bring your own machine or rent one of ours. You must know how to operate a sewing machine and sew a straight seam. A list of supplies to purchase will be given out at the first class.

Your First Quilt

NEW!

Understand the basics of quilting as you make a beautiful baby or lap quilt using the Flyers pattern. Learn about fabric selection, fabric preparation, cutting, piecing and pressing. Assemble your entire quilt top, make a quilt sandwich, machine stitch and finish your quilt with binding. Instructor: Rossie Hutchinson. 4 weeks. ID# 1756.201 2/7 – 3/7 FEE: $135 10:15 AM – 1:15 PM

Improvisational Quilting

Friday Pink Castle Fabrics

NEW!

This age-old craft can produce quick, beautiful and modern results without a pattern. Learn how to make decisions quickly and accept change. Leave class with perfectly imperfect quilt blocks and the confidence to stitch into the unknown. Bring thread and scissors. Fabric is provided. Instructor: Rossie Hutchinson. 1 class. ID# 1757.201 FEE: $55

1/20 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Monday Pink Castle Fabrics

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Do you need child care? Rec&Ed offers high quality, convenient, extended day child care at most elementary buildings. We provide academic, creative, social and physical enrichment activities before and after school hours.

NEW Easy Online Registration and Payment Rec&Ed has launched a new online Parent Portal for enrollment and automatic payments. It’s easy and available 24/7. For information go to www.ezchildtrack.com/aareced/parent

Experience Rec&Ed's Newest Program Craze for Kids

Obstacle Dash! Girls and boys in grades 2-8 are invited to experience Rec&Ed's popular new obstacle course program for kids on Saturdays, February 22 and/or April 12, at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds. The indoor/outdoor obstacle course will feature kidfriendly obstacles for climbing, hopping, pulling, crawling and running. The Obstacle Dash 7-week after school classes will start at the end of April. For More information see page 55 Enroll with ID# 3403.201 and ID# 3403.202.

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Adult Art

Art Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext 53228

Yarn Play: Knit or Crochet Learn how to knit or crochet, read a pattern, expand your stitch repertoire, practice increase and decrease methods, or simply get the instruction that will assist you with your chosen project. See receipt for list of materials. Instructor: Susan C. Wright. 10 weeks. ID# 2161.201 FEE: $125

1/21 – 4/1 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Tuesday CAB, Room B

Mosaics Create something fabulous! Mosaic is a process of choosing and fitting pieces of glass, tile or ceramic onto an item of your choosing: a picture frame, treasure box, or a birdhouse. You will be creative and enjoy making Mosaics because of the abundance of materials, quality tools, large space, and supportive instructor. Scholarship recipients pay $70. Senior discounts & 50% scholarship recipients pay $167. Ms. Tesserae: Susan C. Wright. 10 weeks. ID# 2132.201 FEE: $269

Acrylic Painting Beginner Students learn basic painting techniques, color theory, color mixing, glazing, layering colors, and experiment with textures and painting surfaces. $5 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. See receipt for additional supply list. Continuing Learn additional concepts for acrylic painting: mixing colors, composition, and canvas preparation. Prerequisite Must have knowledge of color mixing, layering and the color wheel and be comfortable working independently in a group setting. Instructors: Debra Golden (201); Mary Thiefels (202). 10 weeks. ID# 2188.201 FEE: $189

1/20 – 3/31 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

ID# 2188.202 FEE: $189

1/20 – 3/31 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Monday Beginner CAB, Room A Monday Continuing CAB, Room B

Watercolor Beginner Challenge your mind while developing a solid foundation in watercolor painting. Each week, a new watercolor technique and basic design concept is introduced. Continuing Join other watercolor students as you work on independent projects in a supportive, encouraging environment with guidance as needed. Prerequisite Participants must have completed one semester of beginner instruction or the equivalent and must be able to work independently. See receipt for additional supply list. Instructor: Jennifer Wolf. 8 or 10 weeks. ID# 2182.201 FEE: $149

1/23 – 4/3 Thursday Beginner 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CAB, Room B

ID# 2182.202 FEE: $149

1/23 – 4/3 Thursday Continuing 12:15 PM – 2:15 PM CAB, Room B

ID# 2182.203 2/3 – 3/31 FEE: $119 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Monday Continuing Pioneer, Room E101

Learn to Draw

Instructor Crystal Westfield, Pioneer High art teacher, gently introduces you to basic drawing. beginner You will explore line, shape, tone, texture, perspective, and composition. All skill levels are welcome. Continuing students work on how to draw light, shadows, and texture in portraits, interiors, and landscapes. 9 weeks. ID# 2186.201 1/27 – 3/31 FEE: $135 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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1/22 – 4/2 12 Noon – 2:30 PM

Wednesday Wright Studio, Brighton

Creative Drawing with Colored Pencils loin Barbara Goodsitt, professional illustrator and member of the Colored Pencil Society of America, as she shows you how to create stunning paintings from the point of a pencil. You learn basic techniques and explore the creative possibilities of colored pencils when blended with mixed media. Colored pencil can/be combined with watercolors, acrylics, pastels, and colored inks on various surfaces. Have fun with this versatile medium. The instructor will give demonstrations and individual support to students of every skill level. See Barbara’s website at www.barbaragoodsittstudio.com. 8 weeks. ID# 2118.201 FEE: $119

1/22 – 3/19 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Wednesday CAB, Room B

NEW!

Connecting with Your Creativity Through the Open Studio Process The Open Studio Process embodies creative play and thoughtful writing. Join us for an afternoon of drawing, painting, mixed media, and writing in a supportive, comment free space. Try these enjoyable introductory workshops that will generate energy, insight, and awareness, as you create spontaneous art pieces. No experience necessary. $5 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. Instructors Idelle Hammond-Sass and Sue Webster McDonald are trained facilitators in the Open Studio Process. See a video on the Open Studio Process at www.youtube.com/embed/vTWkAar16Rs .1 class. ID# 2140.201 FEE: $59

2/2 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Sunday CAB, Room B

ID# 2140.202 FEE: $59

2/9 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Sunday CAB, Room B

“We enter a world created by others, but we can also create and re-create our world through art making.” Pat Allen, Author

See page 44 for Drawing and Painting Middle & High School class. Register at www.aareced.com


Pottery

Jewelry and Metal Working

Fee: $295

(Formerly Ceramics) Grades 7-Adult. Try the techniques of tile making, slab construction, sculpture, press molding, wheel throwing, coiling, extrusions, and glazes. Students may create 5-6 medium to large pieces. Beginning and continuing students welcome in any class. Open studio on Fridays 7:00 PM-9:00 PM is available for any currently enrolled student to finish projects started in class. Scholarship recipients pay $55 (adult); $50 (youth); seniors and 50% scholarship recipients pay $173. Instructor: William Schultz. Location: Cultural Arts Building. 10 weeks. Class ID#

DAY

DATE

TIME

2198.201

Sunday

1/19 – 3/23

12 Noon – 3:00 PM

2198.202

Tuesday

1/21 – 3/25

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

2198.203

Thursday

1/23 – 3/27

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

2198.204

Friday

1/24 – 3/28

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

See page 44 for a parent/child class Exploring Clay Together.

Beginning & Continuing Learn to make jewelry in a well-equipped studio, in a small group. Jewelry designer and metalsmith Idelle Hammond-Sass will teach you you the basics of jewlery fabrication and help you take your existing skills to the next level.  Techniques such as sweat soldering, fold forming, riveting and bezel setting  may be demonstrated and incorporated into your designs. You will design and make several pieces, including a formed and patterned bracelet. Copper, brass and tools provided; silver may be purchased as needed. Eight hours of studio time included. Bring your notebook, and any materials or ideas that inspire you to the first class. No scholarships or discounts accepted for this class, except BOE’s. 6-8 weeks.   ID# 2166.201 1/23 – 3/20 Thursday FEE: $279 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM Idelle’s Studio ID# 2166.202 FEE: $209

1/21 – 3/4 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Tuesday Idelle’s Studio

ID# 2166.203 FEE: $209

1/23 – 3/6 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Thursday Idelle’s Studio

Glass Classes with Annette Baron Experience the excitement of furnace glass blowing under the direct supervision of a master glass blower. This a great way to sample making beautiful furnace glass. Sorry, no scholarships or discounts accepted for glass classes, except BOE’s.

Furnace Glass: Blown Forms Are you mesmerized by blown glass and wonder “Could I make that?” You will be introduced to the fundamentals of furnace glass blowing. Learn to gather molten glass from a furnace using a steel 'blowpipe', add color and ’blow’ two or more pieces. Choose to make a round ornament, vase, bowl or drinking glass. Optional materials may be purchased as needed (up to $25). Location: Baron Glassworks. Fee: $79. 1 class. CLASS ID#

DATE

DAY

TIME

2138.201

1/25

Saturday

12 Noon – 3:00 PM

2138.202

2/1

Saturday

12 Noon – 3:00 PM

2138.203

2/8

Saturday

12 Noon – 3:00 PM

Garden Art: Colorful Glass Balls NEW! and Small Sculptures You need no experience to make these beautiful objects. You will be safely guided through the process of blowing a glass ball and shaping it into a beautifully colored garden ball or long spike. Using solid glass you may press, cut and pull a sculptural leaf. Expect to make two or more pieces. Location: Baron Glassworks. Fee: $79. 1 class. CLASS ID#

DATE

DAY

TIME

2138.204

2/15

Saturday

12 Noon – 3:00 PM

2138.205

2/22

Saturday

12 Noon – 3:00 PM

2138.206

3/1

Saturday

12 Noon – 3:00 PM

Furnace Glass Blowing Intensive Workshop Want a more intense glass blowing experience? Working one on one with the instructor and using a steel rod, you learn how to draw molten glass from a furnace, add color, and manipulate the shape to form beautiful solid sculptures or small vessels. Students can expect to make 2 or more pieces per week depending on complexity. Optional materials may be purchased as needed (up to $25). 4 weeks. ID# 2138.207 FEE: $299

3/8 – 3/29 12 Noon – 3:00 PM

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Adult Music

Music Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

Instrumental Music Guitar for Beginners

Blues Guitar

Grade 9-Adult. This beginner guitar class is designed to get you up and strumming in no time. You only need to learn a few chords to play most popular songs in any style of music. Gain the skills to play the basic chords and strumming patterns you need to play your favorite songs. Learn how to tune your guitar and how to read chord charts and TAB. No previous musical experience necessary. Bring your guitar to class. Instructor: Carlos Palomares. 6 weeks.

Grade 9-Adult. Learning to play the blues gives any guitar player a strong foundation regardless of what other styles of music he or she wants to play. All modern popular music has its roots in the blues. Students learn music fundamentals though basic chords, rhythm patterns, songs and scales that will allow them to have fun playing the blues with others. Those guitar players with more experience will advance their playing by expanding their melodic and rhythmic vocabulary. Prerequisite: Guitar for Beginners or equivalent experience. Bring your guitar to class. Instructor: Carlos Palomares. 6 weeks.

ID# 1762.201 1/28 – 3/11 FEE: $95 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room C222

Instant Piano Grade 9-Adult. You can learn enough in this workshop to play almost any song on the piano with two hands. Then go on to perfect your technique at home using a CD provided by the instructor. This is the system the pros use - chords, not tedious note reading. Have fun learning to play pop piano! 1 class. ID# 1768.201 FEE: $39

3/4 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room C219

Play By Ear Grade 9-Adult. Discover the insider secrets professional piano players use to play piano by ear. Contrary to popular belief, anyone can learn to play by ear. You'll learn how to pick tunes right out of your head or get songs off the radio and recordings. This workshop goes beyond mere "ear training." You'll learn how to transpose and improve your musicianship overall. This workshop is open to all musicians (not just piano players) who have a basic understanding of chord theory. Beginners should take Instant Piano as a prerequisite. 1 class. ID# 1769.201 3/11 FEE: $39 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room C219

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Meet YOUR Teacher! Marc Doiron holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from St. Francis Xavier University University in Nova Scotia. Marc has worked as a professional piano player since 1995 and is well versed in the fields of pop, rock, country, blues and jazz. Required materials fee of $25 for book and CD will be collected in class by the instructor.

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ID# 1761.201 1/28 – 3/11 FEE: $95 7:40 PM – 8:40 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room C222

Vocal Music Civic Chorus - Spring Ann Arbor Civic Chorus is for adult singers with previous choral experience who want to rediscover the joy of making music with others. The Chorus sings musical selections from the classical, pop, jazz, folk, Broadway, and modern styles and performs two concerts annually. New to the chorus? Email lindajones4@mac.com. Concert is 6/1. Scholarship recipients pay $30. Musical Director: Linda Jones, M.A. 13 weeks. ID# 1770.201 2/24 – 5/19 FEE: $109 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Monday Slauson, Choral Room

Fundamentals of Singing Are you a singer who would like to improve your voice? Do you run out of breath, strain on high notes, or feel you don't have enough control? Breath, resonance, pitch, and diction will be studied and applied to a variety of musical genres to help you meet your individual vocal goals in a small group, supportive atmosphere. Materials fee: $15 due to instructor at first class. Instructor: Kelly Close, MA, VMTR has over 25 years experience performing and teaching a wide variety of genres. 8 weeks. ID# 1740.201 FEE: $145

1/28 – 4/1 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Choral Room

Fundamentals of Singing 2 Meet your individual vocal goals in a small group, supportive atmosphere. The focus in this class is on performance and improving your individual delivery and is recommended for singers with some experience. Each week students will bring a piece to class prepared to perform in front of the class and instructor. Feedback will be offered by the instructor. Instructor: Kelly Close, MA, VMTR has over 25 years experience performing and teaching a wide variety of genres. 8 weeks. ID# 1740.202 1/28 – 4/1 FEE: $145 7:40 PM – 9:10 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Choral Room

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Adult Drama & Literary Arts

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

Creative Writing Workshop

Standup Comedy 101

Need something to get you writing again? Join this creative writing class which has an emphasis on generating a lot of raw material through in-class writing exercises and discussions about technique and style. You will gain basic strategies for reading and talking about others' writing. Advance your writing projects toward completion. Open to writers at every level. Instructor: Rebecca Hughes. 8 weeks.

Individuals with a sense of humor, an open mind, and an itch in their funny bone, will appreciate this class. Student yucksters will leam how to write jokes, where to find material, stage presence, valuable techniques, and endless tricks of the trade. You will walk away ready to step on any stage or at least be the funniest person at the water cooler. No experience necessary to join this class of wild 'n' crazies. Taught by seasoned professional stand-up comedian and actor Russell Rabb. 6 weeks.

ID# 1726.201 FEE: $125

1/30 – 3/27 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Thursday Pioneer, Room C222

Your Life as Story Your written story validates and celebrates who you are. Discover where to begin, what to write about and when to include dialogue. Practice writing through in class exercises that change each term to accommodate returning students. Explore if, when and how to publish your life story. This is a wonderful class, whether you have never written or are looking for a creative boost. Instructor: Pat Kuessner, teacher, writer, editor, publisher. 4 weeks. ID# 1708.201 FEE: $89

2/5 – 2/26 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Storytelling for Beginners

Wednesday Rec&Ed Confer. Room

NEW!

It has been said that everyone has a story or two to tell. Bring out your inner storyteller. Listen to several types of stories told by an experienced storyteller. Learn how to develop your “hook” and how to end. Generate your own stories and practice in small groups. No previous experience necessary. Instructor: Darryl Mickens, member of the Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild. 1 class. ID# 1710.201 FEE: $39

2/8 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Saturday Rec&Ed Confer. Room

ID# 2314.201 FEE: $159

1/27 – 3/10 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Adult Film

Monday Rec&Ed Confer. Room

Questions? Call 994-2300, ext. 53228

Cinema Club Mad about movies? Join our friendly film discussion group and share your enthusiasm! You’ll see contemporary dramas, comedies and even documentaries including foreign films and independent American movies and participate in illuminating discussions led by your instructor. No need to be an expert; everyone is welcome! Explore story, technique and meaning. Class fee includes cost of tickets. Scholarship recipients pay $43. Senior discount and 50% scholarship recipients pay $69. Instructor: Mark Ziemba, former editor of arts and entertainment magazine “Current." 6 weeks. ID# 2308.201 FEE: $99

1/22 – 3/5 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Wednesday Michigan Theater

Join a Rec&Ed Adult Sports Team! Rec&Ed sports programs offer adults living or working in the Ann Arbor area a fun opportunity to stay fit, socialize and have a great time using city-owned parks and school facilities. All leagues are set up by skill level to maintain parity and make for more evenly balanced contests. More information is online at www.aareced.com/reced.home/team-sports

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Adapted Classes Adults,Teens & Youth Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 or 53233

Top Soccer

Strike Force Bowling

Ages 5-21. Young people with disabilities receive training to play soccer in a caring coaching environment. Generally the participant to staff ratio will be one-to-one. The training program consists of practice drills and small sided games or scrimmages with weekly themes (e.g. dribbling, passing, shooting, integration.) Participants will receive a t-shirt and a certificate of completion at the end of the season. TOPSoccer is offered through a joint program between The University of Michigan, Community Education and Recreation, and Michigan Jaguars. 5 weeks.

Ages 14-Adult. Bowling is a great way to meet friends and get exercise. Fee includes up to two games per week, shoe rental and an official Strike Force Bowling Shirt. Staff and volunteers will assist you in ball selection and having a good time. Receive a personalized award at the last class party. Scholarship recipients pay $75. Instructor: Tom Ellison. 12 weeks. ID# 6112.201 FEE: $145

1/13 – 3/31 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Monday Colonial Lanes

Cooking Cooperatively Ages 14-Adult. Increase your independence! Learn basic kitchen safety and measuring techniques while you create simple meals. Food safety and cleanliness are emphasized. This is a wonderful opportunity for those living independently to gain valuable cooking skills. Enjoy eating the meal you learn to cook each week. At the end of the session take home a booklet of all the recipes. Scholarship recipients pay $35. Instructor: Nan Nelson. No class 2/19. 6 weeks. ID# 6102.201 FEE: $119

2/5 – 3/19 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday High Point, YA Kitchen

Fun Night Ages 14-Adult. Socialize with your friends and enjoy different fun activities each week such as table and Wii games, music, and singalongs, cooking, crafts and movies. Don’t miss the fun – sign up now! Scholarship recipients pay $35. Instructors: Nan Nelson and Adapted Staff. No class 2/20. 8 weeks. ID# 6120.201 FEE: $119

1/30 - 3/27 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Thursday High Point,YA Kitchen

NEW!

Spring Fling

Ages 14-Adult. Welcome Spring by dancing and socializing with your friends. The DJ will spin the tunes while you dance. Refreshments served. Adapted staff and volunteers will make sure you have fun. Please register in advance. Scholarship recipients pay $10. 1 class. ID# 6106.201 FEE: $19

4/ 3 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

ID# 3410.201 Fee: $55

1/18 – 2/15 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Saturday Ages 5-12 Pioneer, Small Gym

ID# 3410.202 Fee: $55

1/18 – 2/15 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Saturday Ages 13-21 Pioneer, Small Gym

Adaptive Scuba Recreational Scuba Diving for Individuals w/Challenges. Ages 10 & Up. This adventure in scuba diving takes people with physical or mental challenges anywhere from a Discover Scuba experience up to a full certification for scuba diving. Your adventure could include certification as diver with PADI and/or Handicapped Scuba Association. As the name says, we can adapt to almost anything! This exciting opportunity will open up a whole new weightless world of recreational activities and opportunities that you can enjoy with family and friends. Each course will be built to your needs. For more information see www.huronscuba.com or call 734-994-3483.

Adapted Parent/Child Swim

NEW!

Ages 3-10 years with a parent or guardian. This class is intended for children with mild impairment. You will work together with your child in the pool to gain both a respect for and enjoyment of the water. Basic water adjustment skills as well as aquatic skills are worked on. Water safety will be emphasized. If need be, please bring your own flotation vest. Children who are not 100% “potty-trained” need to wear swimming diapers. Instructor: Amy McCullough, over 40 years of experience. 8 weeks. ID# 3137.201 1/31 – 3/28 Fee: $75 4:00 PM – 4:55 PM

Friday High Point Pool

Thursday A2 Tech, Cafeteria

Everyone had a great time at the Halloween Party! Don’t miss the Spring Fling!

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First Steps Washtenaw – Winter Fun! Did you know a child’s brain is 85% developed in the first 5 years of life? Every experience helps develop this foundation. First Steps is based on Parents as Teachers and is open to all families with children from birth until kindergarten. Our mission is to provide the information, support and encouragement parents need to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life.

First Steps is more than classes! Family Membership Includes: FUN AND EXCITING CLASSES to help children socialize with others. The fee includes one adult/child class per week, per family. Check out our Saturday classes! Additional classes may be added for $87 for the 10-week Winter session.

PARENT EDUCATORS who provide an introductory visit for all new families, are available to share age-appropriate child development and parenting information and address your parenting concerns. SCREENINGS for your child using the Ages & Stages Questionnaire. This tool helps you observe your child’s developing skills.

4 easy steps to Enroll! 1. Read the class schedule online at www.aaps.k12.mi.us/firststeps.home/current_schedule

NEWSLETTERS are found on our website. You will find news about First Steps and helpful parenting tips for you!

2. Attend an orientation (listed below)

RESOURCE NETWORK that links your family to other community services and supports.

4. Pay your fee for Winter 2014

The fee for all these supports (including classes) is just $125 for our 10-week WinterSession. Partial and full scholarships are available through AAPS Rec&Ed. Go to www.reced.aaps.k12.mi.us/reced.home/scholarships to download application directions and form.

3. Fill out paperwork and choose a class at the orientation

Attend the First Steps Orientation & Registration Learn about our program and class sites at our orientation session. You may register for classes at the end and it lasts about an hour. Check out more details online at www.aaps.k12.mi.us/firststeps.home/joining. There is also a 1-time $10 processing fee paid by all new families.

Winter Classes

January 6 – March 22 No classes 2/16-2/23

Winter Orientation Dates Monday, January 6 at 5:00 PM Monday, January 6 at 6:00 PM Orientation Location The AAPS Preschool & Family Center 2775 Boardwalk Dr. (N. of Eisenhower Parkway) Families living outside the Ann Arbor School District are welcome to participate although they are not eligible for our scholarship program.

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First Steps Washtenaw Winter Classes songs • fingerplay • parachutes • windwands • balls • puppets • circle time • music & movement

Baby & Me Together Time

Exploration Zone

6 week infants to crawling. 1 hour class. Learning begins at birth. Discover ways to interact with your baby through music, movement and games. Class includes discussing practical developmental information. It’s a great way to meet other families and connect with your baby.

Birth-5 years. 1½ hour class. Afternoon, evening and Saturday classes are now called Family Fun! A wide variety of activities to explore: art projects, dramatic play, puzzles, blocks, climbing and plenty of time to work on social skills. A simple snack is offered and it ends with a circletime of songs, fingerplays and a story. Wonderful practice for preschool. Siblings are always welcome!

Curious WiggleWorms 6 or 7 months to walking. 1 hour class. Encourage your child's natural curiosity and practice emerging skills together with fun-filled explorations of tunnels, puppets, songs, musical activities and more. Also participate in discussions covering a variety of developmental topics.

Jump Into Speech 15-24 months. 1 hour class. Between 15 and 24 months, toddlers develop their vocabulary at an amazing rate. Learn ways to practice strategies together to help your child communicate more effectively through center-based activities. Includes dramatic play, sensory experiences and simply having fun.  We will end with a short circletime of songs finger plays and a story.  No siblings please. 7 weeks.

Fun-at-One Walking to 24 months. 1 hour class. There will be new experiences with gross motor skills using simple apparatus and group activities. Join us for freeplay with large motor equipment followed by appealing teacher-directed activities using songs, movement and books.

Movement and More 24 to 36 months. 1 hour class. Build on skills learned in Fun at 1 with additional songs, imaginative play and lots of movement and musical activities. Free play on exciting gym equipment and fun with parachutes, windwands, balls and puppets.

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Family Fun! Birth to 5 years. 1½ hour class. Looking for something relaxing to do in the evening or on Saturday? Try this new twist on an ExZone class. Multi-age fun for the whole family. Lots of different activities offered each week so children can choose what to do: art projects, easel painting, playdough, puzzles and games. We always end with a circletime filled with movement, music and stories.

FunZone Birth-5 years. 1½ hour class. Another slight twist on ExZone with theme-based activities and messy art projects! A similar variety of activities to explore: dramatic play, puzzles, blocks, climbing and lots of social interactions.   A simple snack is offered and it ends with a circletime of songs, musical activities and a story. Siblings are always welcome!

First Steps to Literacy 2.8 to 5 years. 1¼ hour class. Children, with an adult, learn pre-literacy skills through hands-on projects, stories, group activities and more. Class begins and ends with the same story and fits with the themed activities. Lots of great ideas you can use at home to help make learning fun!

Looking for a great parenting class? Check out page 22!

Movers & Shakers Birth to 5 years. 1 hour class. Using movement and music, this musical class encourages you and your child(ren) to get moving together. We begin with 15 minutes of freeplay and move to 45 minutes of comfortable teacher-led activities. While this class is great for siblings it also works for 1 child. Be prepared for lots of action while you help your child practice listening, following direction and taking turns during this fun-filled class.

Sing Along with Lisa 1-5 years. 45 min. class. Think circle time on a fabulous scale! We’ll read books, sing songs, move, dance, rhyme and have a wonderful time. Class begins and ends with familiar songs & finger plays. The middle will be filled with stories & songs on a new theme each week with guitar accompaniment. If you love circle time, this Saturday class is for you!

Kids-in-Motion 2-5 years. 1 hour class. This class offers a combination of free choice and teachercreated activities. The class is based on Brain Gym movements. Children work on motor skills, including jumping and climbing, and utilize a variety of wonderful gym equipment. There is a different focus each week and activities are repeated as we add new ones. Be prepared to MOVE! Siblings are welcome.

Exploring Science & Nature 2.8 to 5 years. 1 hour class. Children learn about the natural world through themed free-play, stories, songs, and activities. Each week enjoy a different theme, covering everything from dinosaurs and archaeology to insects and backyard animals. Create a nature notebook to take home! A $10/child materials fee, collected at the first class, helps provide high quality materials.

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Preschool Art

Art Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228

Drawing for the Preschooler Ages 3-5. Young Rembrandts provides drawing lessons that introduce your budding artist to the fascinating world of color, pattern, shading, and design. Your preschooler  draws a variety of subject matters from serious to silly.  He or she strengthens visual skills and the ability to follow directions. All children reap the rewards and personal pride gained from the “Power of Drawing”! Register for both sessions for more drawing fun.  Instructors: Young Rembrandts:Foundations of Creative Vision staff. 4 or 5 weeks. ID# 2150.201 FEE: $79

1/23 – 2/27 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

ID# 2150.202 FEE: $65

3/13 – 4/3 Thursday 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM CAB, Room B

Thursday CAB, Room B

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Ages 2-5 & Adult. An exciting new theme each week will stimulate your child’s imagination. Miss Debbie has planned fun projects that include winter-related creations, an Eric Carle story, turtles, birds, and more. Instructor: Debbie Walters. 10 weeks.

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Ages 2-5 & Adult. Creating together can be fun in this delightful art class! Children and parent/caregiver work together to complete a variety of unique and creative art projects using a wide selection of materials such as paints, glue, glitter, and beads. Projects are age appropriate and help in the development of fine motor skills. Instructor: Debbie Walters. 9 weeks. ID# 2103.201 FEE: $85

1/25 – 3/29 10:00 AM –10:45 AM Additional Child $75

Saturday CAB, Room B

ID# 2103.202 FEE: $85

1/27 – 3/31 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM Additional Child $75

Monday CAB, Room B

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ID# 2154.201 FEE: $89

Tuesday CAB, Room B

1/21 – 4/1 Tuesday 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM CAB, Room B Additional Child $79

Clay Play Ages 3-5. Popular instructor Debbie Walters guides your preschooler in creating unique clay art! Your child will learn coiling, cutouts, make a pinch pot, and other ways to work with clay. Paint and other craft materials are also incorporated into amazing clay projects. 8 weeks. ID# 2159.201 FEE: $79

Ages 2-5 & Adult. Have fun painting together! Children d F and caregivers work side-by-side mixing colors and exploring different ways of painting. Your child has fun as he/she develops fine motor skills and learns about color and painting techniques. Instructor: Debbie Walters. 10 weeks.

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1/27 – 3/24 10:45 AM – 11:30 AM

Monday CAB, Room B

Celebrate Your Child’s Birthday with Rec&Ed Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228 to arrange your child’s birthday party.

Fairy Fun Ages 3-5. Preschoolers get your fairy wings ready! Fly into this whimsical and fun art class. Fairy doors, fairy mobiles, and fairy mazes are just a sampling of the fun art creations that await you in the land of fairy. Instructor: Debbie Weldon. 10 weeks. ID# 2152.201 FEE: $89

1/22 – 4/2 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

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Wednesday CAB, Room B

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Preschool Dance

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228

Creative Dancer Ages 3–5. Boys and girls discover new ways to dance through role playing and free movement exercises in this popular class. A variety of props and popular children’s music makes this class extra special. This class is an independent experience. Instructors: Madelaine Mitchelle Ward (201); Emily Rogers (202). 10 weeks. ID# 2217.201 1/18 – 3/29 FEE: $79 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM

Saturday CAB, Room D

ID# 2217.202 FEE: $79

Thursday CAB, Room D

1/23 – 4/3 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

ID# 2219.201 FEE: $79

1/21 – 4/1 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM

ID# 2219.202 FEE: $79

1/22 – 4/2 5:05 PM – 5:50 PM

Hello Toes Ballet

Tuesday Age 3 CAB, Room D Wednesday Ages 4-5 CAB, Room D

Fee: $79

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Ages 2-5 & Adult. You and your child explore a variety of creative movement activities designed to develop gross and fine motor skills! Children are encouraged to use their imagination as they move to popular children’s music. Lots of amazing props and parachute time add to your child’s enjoyment. Instructors: Andrea Dewey (201); Emily Rogers (202). 10 weeks. ID# 2209.201 FEE: $79

1/18 – 3/29 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM Additional Child: $69

ID# 2209.202 FEE: $79

1/23 – 4/3 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM Additional Child: $69

Age 3. Does your child pretend to be a ballerina? Then he or she will love this introduction to the graceful movements of ballet! Children explore the basic movements of dance designed to help develop balance and coordination. Hops, skips, and gallops are introduced in across the floor exercises. This class is an independent experience. Location: CAB. 10 weeks. CLASS ID#

DAY

DATE

TIME

INSTRUCTOR

2213.201

Saturday

1/18 – 3/29

11:40 AM – 12:25 PM

Dianna Edmonson

2213.202

Tuesday

1/21 – 4/1

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

Toni Frazier

2213.203

Wednesday

1/22 – 4/2

4:15 PM – 5:00 PM

Emily Rogers

PreBallet

Famil

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Your child will enjoy making tap sounds while being introduced to basic tap. This class is an independent experience. Tap shoes required. Instructor: Emily Rogers. 10 weeks.

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Tiny Tappers

Saturday CAB, Room D Thursday CAB, Room D

Fee: $79

Ages 4-5. Learning ballet helps children develop balance, coordination, and stamina. In this traditional-style class created for the older preschooler, students begin to develop basic ballet skills and utilize them in a choreographed routine. Location: CAB. 10 weeks. CLASS ID#

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DATE

TIME

INSTRUCTOR

2212.201

Saturday

1/18 – 3/29

12:30 PM – 1:15 PM

Dianna Edmonson

2212.202

Monday

1/20 – 3/31

3:45 PM – 4:30 PM

Dianna Edmonson

2212.203

Tuesday

1/21 – 4/1

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

Toni Frazier

2212.204

Thursday

1/23 – 4/3

3:45 PM – 4:30 PM

Dianna Edmonson

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Preschool Sports Preschool Soccer    

Sports Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233

FEE: $69

Ages 3 to 5 years olds (preschoolers), must be 3 by start of class. Are you looking for a way to have your preschooler involved in soccer without the pressure of a team? Your child will learn the very basics of soccer using fundamental games, exercises and imagination. Players will develop motor skills, balance and movement in a soccer environment. Please wear appropriate shoes (gym shoes) and bring a ball (Size 3). Participants receive a t-shirt. Instructors: British Elite Soccer Training staff. 5 weeks. No class 2/18-2/22. class ID#

Day

Time

Date

Location

3407.201

Tuesday

6:00 PM – 6:45 PM

1/21 – 2/25

Dicken, Gym

3407.202

Friday

6:00 PM – 6:45 PM

1/24 – 2/28

Thurston, Gym

3407.203

Saturday

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

1/25 – 3/1

Scarlett, Upper Gym

3407.204

Tuesday

6:00 PM – 6:45 PM

3/4 – 4/1

Dicken, Gym

3407.205

Friday

6:00 PM – 6:45 PM

3/7 – 4/4

Thurston, Gym

3407.206

Saturday

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

3/8 – 4/5

Scarlett, Upper Gym

Preschool Basketball Clinic Ages 3-5. All about the basics! Preschoolers learn everything from the names of the lines on the court to dribbling, shooting, and defensive stance. The clinic focuses on improving motor skills and overall physical fitness through different agility and balance drills. Coaches provide a comfortable, pressure-free environment while teaching the fundamentals of basketball with an emphasis on fun! Each child receives a t-shirt. **Lower Hoops are provided** Instructors: One on One Basketball staff. 6 weeks. ID# 3408.201 1/18 – 3/1 Saturday Fee: $99 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM Bethlehem United Methodist Church, gym

Little Ninjas Karate Ages 4-K. Focus, memory, teamwork, discipline, self-control, fitness, balance, and coordination are the focus of this introductory karate class. This is taught through exciting and fun games and activities. Wear loose comfortable clothing. Instructors: Professional Karate Schools of America staff. 6 weeks. ID# 3313.201 Fee: $35

1/28 – 3/11 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Tuesday Logan, Gym

ID# 3313.202 Fee: $35

1/31 – 3/14 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Friday PKSA Dojang

ID# 3313.203 Fee: $35

2/1 – 3/15 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Saturday PKSA Dojang

Preschool Language Preschool Spanish Ages 3 - 5. Young children love to learn Spanish while playing, singing and moving their bodies. They enjoy listening to stories about their favorite animals and acting them out. Puppets, games and music are used throughout the program. Instructor: Language Adventure staff. Scholarship recipients pay $15. 8 weeks. ID# 1407.201       1/27 – 3/31 Monday Fee: $95           1:30 PM – 2:15 PM        Bryant, Room 207

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Grades K-4. Your child creates colorful drawings and paintings with a variety of mediums. Watercolor, tempera, pastels, and colored pencils are sampled. Students learn new art concepts and about famous artists each week. Instructor: Debra Weldon. 10 weeks. ID# 2153.201 FEE: $95

1/22 – 4/2 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Wednesday CAB, Room B

Drawing and Painting Middle & High School Grades 5-11. Middle and High School students create works in graphite, charcoal, pastel, tempera watercolor, and acrylic. Students receive individual support in a group setting and are helped to complete multiple works of art. Instructor: Debbie Golden. 10 weeks. ID# 2149.201 FEE: $115

1/21 – 4/1 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Tuesday CAB, Room C

Grades K-6 & Adult. Fee is per pair. Parents and children learn classical techniques of tile making, slab construction, sculpture, press molding, coiling, and glazes. Fee includes glazing and firing of 3-6 medium to large pieces. Fee includes material costs. Scholarship recipients pay $50 per child. Scholarship 50% recipients pay $133 per child. Instructor: William Schultz. 10 weeks. ID# 2199.201 FEE: $215

1/19 – 3/23 10:00 AM – 12 Noon Additional Child Fee $175

Sunday CAB, Room A

ID# 2199.202 FEE: $215

1/19 – 3/23 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Additional Child Fee $175

Sunday CAB, Room A

After School Art & Games Classes

New Projects Every Term! NEW! Hunger Games Live The Capital is calling all districts to send their finest tributes to the arena for Hunger Games themed activities and fun. Begin with a tribute opening ceremony where you will represent your district in a parade. Play Tracker Jacker Shakeoff, take the Cornucopia Challenge, and earn silver parachutes to use in the final arena scavenger hunt See you in Victor’s Village! Instructor: Stacie Porter. 4 weeks.

Art Around the Globe Create a variety of art from around the globe. Your child explores a different country each week. African masks, Asian landscape scrolls, Morroccan mosaics and Australian Aboriginal "dot paintings" are examples of the art projects. 10 weeks. Drawing and Painting Your child creates colorful drawings and paintings with a variety of mediums. Watercolor, tempera, pastels, and colored pencils are sampled. Students learn new art concepts and about famous artists each week. 10 weeks. Duct Tape Art Duct tape art with an array of fun colors and patterns is the latest craze! Your child has fun creating colorful flower bouquets, purses, wallets, sculptures, bookmarks, and more. Scholarship recipients pay $10 and 50% scholarship recipients pay $38. 4 or 5 weeks. CLASS ID#

2157.201

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Exploring Clay Together

Art Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext 53228

NEW! Minecraft Live Experience Minecraft as you never have before. Spend time with other fans enjoying Minecraft inspired activities and crafts. Don’t miss live interactive game play, tutorials and a brand new mini game! Instructor: Stacie Porter. 4 weeks.

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DATE

K-5

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Wednesday

1/22 – 4/2

INSTRUCTOR

Debbie Weldon

$95

FEE

2134.201

Duct Tape Art

Burns Park, Media Ctr

2-5

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Friday

1/24 – 2/14

Debbie Weldon

$65

2134.202

Duct Tape Art

King, Art Room

2-5

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Friday

2/28 – 3/28

Debbie Weldon

$75

2153.204

Drawing & Painting

Abbot, Art Room

2-5

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Thursday

1/23 – 4/3

Debbie Weldon

$95

2153.202

Drawing & Painting

Logan, Art Room

k-5

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Tuesday

1/21 – 4/1

Debbie Weldon

$89

2153.203

Drawing & Painting

Bach, Art Room

K-5

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Monday

1/27 – 3/31

Debbie Weldon

$79

2160.201

Hunger Games

Logan, Media Center

2-5

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Monday

1/27 – 2/24

Stacie Porter

$55

2160.202

Minecraft

Bach, Art Room

1-5

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Thursday

1/30 – 2/27

Stacie Porter

$55

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The Power of Drawing After School     No Lesson is Ever Repeated!! Young Rembrandts staff introduces drawing lessons designed to be empowering and engaging! Your will learns about form, pattern, shading, and color  through drawing a variety of subjects, from serious to silly.   Every child reaps the benefits and gains personal pride from the “Power of Drawing”! Instructors: Young Rembrandts: Foundations of Creative Vision staff. 4 or 5 weeks. Class meets from 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM, except for A2 Open: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM LOCATION

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CLASS ID#

DATE

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Wines, Art Room

K-5

Monday

2150.203

1/27 – 3/3

$85

2150.204

3/17 – 4/14

$69

A2 Open, Art Room

K-5

Tuesday

2150.205

1/21 – 3/4

$85

2150.206

3/18 – 4/15

$69

Bryant, Art Room

K-2

Friday

2150.207

1/24 – 2/28

$85

2150.208

3/14 – 4/4

$69

Burns Park, Media Ctr

K-5

Monday

2150.209

1/27 – 3/3

$85

2150.210

3/17 – 4/14

$69

Dicken, Art Room

K-5

Friday

2150.211

1/24 – 2/28

$85

2150.212

3/14 – 4/4

$69

Eberwhite, Room 133

K-5

Wednesday

2150.213

1/22 – 2/26

$85

2150.214

3/12 – 4/16

$85

King, Art Room

K-5

Thursday

2150.215

1/23 – 2/27

$85

2150.216

3/13 – 4/17

$85

Lawton, Media Center

K-5

Wednesday

2150.217

1/22 – 2/26

$85

2150.218

3/12 – 4/16

$85

Northside, Art Room

K-5

Friday

2150.219

1/24 – 2/28

$85

2150.220

3/14 – 4/4

$69

Pattengill, Art Room

3-5

Thursday

2150.221

1/23 – 2/27

$85

2150.222

3/13 – 4/17

$85

Thurston, Art Room

K-5

Monday

2150.223

1/27 – 3/3

$85

2150.224

3/17 – 4/14

$69

Allen Art, Room

K-5

Tuesday

2150.225

1/21 – 3/4

$85

2150.226

3/18 – 4/15

$69

Pittsfield, Art Room

K-5

Tuesday

2150.227

1/21 – 3/4

$85

2150.228

3/18 – 4/15

$69

Carpenter Art, Room

K-5

Thursday

2150.229

1/23 – 2/27

$85

2150.230

3/13 – 4/17

$85

NEW!

Ancient Ireland Role-Playing Adventure Grades 4-9. Imagine going back in time - about 1200 AD - to Cork County, Ireland. Join other druids, magicians and rangers as you search ruins and castles for the missing Book of Kells. Use the role-playing game, Dungeons & Dragons, but with real maps, historical facts and myths, and a number of brainteasers. Children learn history, math, science, writing and social skills. Playing this game is better than any video game out there! Instructor: Linda Sattler. 4 weeks. ID# 2137.211 FEE: $119

1/30 – 2/27 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Thursday CAB, Room B

ID# 2137.212 FEE: $119

3/6 – 3/27 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Thursday CAB, Room B

Instructor Linda Sattler has been a Dungeon Master for 35 years. Recently, she started creating historical campaigns and incorporating various factual information in her adventures as a learning tool. She has taught her own children, as well as several dozen others, role playing games for 7 years in Ann Arbor.  Linda, also, led several dungeon-writing workshops for children which resulted in three childrenled campaigns at DungeonFest.  She has a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and is a statistical consultant in her spare time.

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Youth Dance

Rec&Ed AllStars

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228

Break Dance Grades K-5. Popular Break Dance instructor Maurice Archer teaches your child America’s most popular dance in a fun and safe environment. Children develop style, confidence, and teamwork as they are introduced to basic break dance moves such as top rock, down rock, and power moves. Your child also learns a little history and what it means to be a Bboy or Bgirl. 10 weeks. ID# 2253.201 FEE: $79

1/22 – 4/2 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM

Wednesday CAB, Room D

Hip Hop with Gina Grades 3-7. Artistic director Gina Danene Thompson brings her extensive training and unique individual style to teaching this class. Children learn routines filled with style and energy. This exciting dance program features Hip Hop and Jazz moves. 10 weeks. ID# 2231.201 FEE: $89

ID# 2287.201 FEE: $135

1/19 – 3/30 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Grades 2-6. Bored with too much time on your hands over the break? Don’t miss this perfect opportunity to learn and perform cutting edge Hip Hop vocabulary and choreography. This workshop is designed to introduce you to and help you refine your execution of jumps, undulations, floorwork, turns and tricks! Anyone interested in improving core strength, musicality and performance technique will benefit from this class. Join Choreographer and Master Teacher Gina Danene Thompson to get your Swagger Together !! 3 classes. 4/7 – 4/9 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Mexican Folk Dancing

1/20 – 3/31 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Monday CAB, Room D

1/21 – 4/1 5:45 PM – 6:35 PM

Tuesday CAB, Room D

Ballet

Monday - Wednesday CAB, Room D

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Grades 2-Adult. Buenvenidos! Children and adults will love Mexican Folk Dance, one of the most stunning and culturally rich dance expressions of its kind. Elisa Limon from El Ballet Folklorico Estudiantil teaches you dances from different regions of Mexico Enjoy creating a flowery head piece to wear in a final performance. Great fun for individuals or the entire family. 10 weeks. ID# 2203.202 FEE: $105

This fun and challenging class is offered for the advanced beginner through advanced intermediate dancer. Students improve technical skills through center and progression work. Leaps and turns are incorporated. This choreography helps improve memory, execution and performance. Instructor: Gina Thompson. 10 weeks.

Sunday CAB, Room D

Hip Hop Spring Break

ID#2231.202 FEE: $55

Jazz Fusion Kidz

ID# 2282.202 Fee: $89

Grades 2 & up. This class is designed for the dancer who has taken several Rec&Ed dance classes. Each dancer must have mastered basic dance steps including pas de bourre, jazz square and some turns and jumps. The student should also have some performance experience. We recommend that participants have more than a passing interest in furthering dance education. Outside performance opportunities are possible with instructor recommendation. Instructor: Artistic Director Pure Dance Ensemble, Gina Danene Thompson. Class will be assisted by dancers from Pure Dance Ensemble. 10 weeks.

1/22 – 4/2 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Wednesday A2 Tech, Commons

Dance Pop Evening Class Grades 1-5. Dancers learn the latest dance moves and jazz steps then put them together in a show stopping routine. Students have an opportunity to create their own choreography and perform in the Rec&Ed dance show. Instructor: Amy Thurlow. 10 weeks. ID# 2218.205 FEE: $89

1/21 – 4/1 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Tuesday Pattengill, Cafetorium

In Ballet Beginner, your child explores the fundamentals in this traditional-style class. Cecchetti Classes are for the serious ballet dancer and are structured and fast-paced. There may be an opportunity for testing and earning a certificate from the Cecchetti Council of America. Ballet Practice is designed for a variety of ages and levels to learn the basics and practice existing skills. Pre Pointe prepares you to dance in pointe shoes. Instructor: Dianna Edmonson. 10-12 weeks.

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LEVEL

GRADE

DAY

DATE

TIME

FEE

2223.201

Ballet Beginner

K-3

Saturday

1/18 – 3/29

1:20 PM – 2:15 PM

$85

2223.202

Ballet Beginner

K-3

Friday

1/24 – 4/4

4:35 PM – 5:35 PM

$89

2223.203

Cecchetti Primary 1 & 2

K-2

Thursday

1/23 – 4/10

4:35 PM – 5:30 PM

$95

2223.204

Cecchetti Primary 3-Gr.1

2-5

Thursday

1/23 – 4/10

5:35 PM – 6:30 PM

$95

2223.205

Pre Pointe

5-12

Monday

1/20 – 3/31

4:35 PM – 5:20 PM

$79

2223.206

Ballet Practice

Grade 3 - Adult

Saturday

1/18 – 4/12

2:20 PM – 3:20 PM

$109

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Dance & Drama – After School Dance Pop Your child learns the latest dance moves and jazz steps, plus and puts them together in a show stopping routine. Class culminates with a performance. 8-10 weeks. Break Dance Popular Break Dance instructor Maurice Archer introduces your child to basic break dance moves such as top rock, down rock, and power moves. 8-10 weeks. Drama with Peformance Network From script to the stage, your child builds a performance. Valuable skills are developed such as listening, articulation, physical awareness and teamwork, as well as basic stagecraft. The program culminates with a performance of fables and folk tales for an invited audience. 8-10 weeks. CLASS ID#

LOCATION

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DATE

TIME

INSTRUCTOR

FEE

2218.201

King, MPR

Dance Pop

2-5

Tuesday

1/21 – 4/1

3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Ashley Rop

$65

2218.202

Wines, Gym

Dance Pop

2-5

Friday

1/24 – 4/4

3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Ashley Rop

$79

2218.203

Bryant, Gym

Dance Pop

K-2

Tuesday

1/21 – 4/1

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Amy Thurlow

$85

2218.204

Abbot, Gym

Dance Pop

1-5

Wednesday

1/22 – 4/2

3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Ashley Rop

$79

2253.202

Thurston, Gym

Break Dance

K-5

Tuesday

1/21 – 4/1

3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Maurice Archer

$75

2253.203

Bach, Gym

Break Dance

K-5

Friday

1/24 – 4/4

3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Maurice Archer

$79

2253.204

Burns Park

Break Dance

K-5

Wednesday

1/22 – 4/2

3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Maurice Archer

$79

2253.205

Angell, Gym

Break Dance

K-5

Thursday

1/23 – 4/3

3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Maurice Archer

$79

2253.206

Dicken, Gym

Break Dance

K-5

Monday

1/27 – 3/31

3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Maurice Archer

$65

2303.201

A2 Open, Aud.

Drama

2-8

Monday

1/27 – 3/31

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Becky & Anne

$105

2303.202

Burns Park, Aud.

Drama

2-5

Tuesday

1/21 – 4/1

3:50 PM – 5:20 PM

Becky & Anne

$115

2303.203

Lakewood, MPR

Drama

2-5

Thursday

1/23 – 4/3

3:50 PM – 5:20 PM

Becky & Anne

$125

Youth Music

Music Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53248

Little Bands Keyboard Lab    

FEE: $159 TIME: 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Grades K-2. Fun, exciting and great introduction to basic piano skills! Students learn piano keyboard, music theory, and composition with popular and curriculum songs utilizing the Little Bands Schools unique method of teaching. A performance at the end of the semester will give students a chance to demonstrate the skills and songs they learned. Keyboards provided. Students get a book and a CD to practice at home. Instructor: Little Bands School staff. 6 weeks. class ID#

location

day

date

1312.201

Abbot, Music Room

Monday

1/27 – 3/17

1312.202

Allen, Music Room

Wednesday

1/29 – 3/12

1312.203

Bach, Music Room

Thursday

1/30 – 3/13

1312.204

Haisley, Room 300

Tuesday

2/4 – 3/18

1312.205

Lakewood, Music Room

Friday

1/31 – 3/14

Little Bands    

FEE: $159

Your child will have a blast being part of a band! In just 6 weeks, each student learns to play four instruments: piano, guitar, bass, and drums. A detailed curriculum of songs is explored and everyone learns every song on every instrument. Singing, plus reading and writing music are part of this exciting program.  At the end of the semester concert your child will rock the stage with his or her band. Instruments provided. Students get a book and a CD to practice at home. Instructor: Little Bands School staff. 6 weeks. class ID#

LOCATION

GR.

DAY

TIME

DATES

1312.206

CAB, Room B

K-2

Saturday

12 Noon – 1:00 PM

2/1 – 3/15

1312.207

CAB, Room B

3-5

Saturday

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM

2/1 – 3/15

1312.208

AA Open, Room 201

K-2

Monday

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1/27 – 3/17

1312.209

Lawton, Room 114

3-5

Tuesday

3:50 PM - 4:50 PM

2/4 – 3/18

1312.210

Logan, Music Room

K-2

Thursday

3:50 PM - 4:50 PM

1/30 – 3/13

1312.211

Pattengill, Music Room

3-5

Wednesday

3:50 PM - 4:50 PM

1/29 – 3/12

1312.212

Thurston, Music Room

K-2

Friday

3:50 PM - 4:50 PM

1/31 – 3/14

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Youth Chess

Chess Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53248

Youth Chess with Mr. Garrison         

FEE: $99 7 weeks

Mr. Garrison has been teaching chess to children since 1996. His teams have won numerous state championships. In the 2013 state team championships, King won 2nd and 3rd place in the K-3, Thurston and Lawton tied for 2nd place in the K-5, and Thurston won 4th place in the middle school championship! Mr. Garrison holds the #1 rank of overall game player (out of over 35,000 players) at www.littlegolem.net, an international thinking games website. He is also the top ranked player in the world at the strategy game “Breakthrough” and sixth ranked Shogi player (Japanese Chess). Mr. Garrison has played more than 1000 US Chess Federation tournaments and is ranked in the top 100 players in Michigan. His highest achieved USCF rating thus far is 2067. Intermediate: Grades K-9, for students familiar with forks, pins, discovery and checkmate. Students are prepared for tournament play and learn some of the finer points of chess. Intermediate/Advanced: Grades K-9, for students familiar with forks, pins, discovery and understand checkmate. Players review Grandmaster chess games and improve work on tactics and endings. Advanced: Grades K-9, for truly advanced players with an established USCF rating. Players will learn how to analyze games and become skilled at the finer points of chess opening theory. Students will learn how to study chess for self improvement.

Beginning Level 1: Grades K-6, no experience necessary. Students will learn opening strategies and important ending techniques and be introduced to the basic tactics (fork, pin, discovery). Beginning Level 2: Grades K-8. Students learn how to attack the king, how to use combinations, defensive ideas and more tactics and endings. Introduction to chess clocks and scorekeeping. Beginning/Intermediate: Grades K-8, for students with no or some experience in chess. Students are introduced to the basic history of chess, opening principles, tactics, basic endgame techniques, and tournament preparedness.

Before School Chess class ID#

LOCATION

CLASS LEVEL

DAY

TIME

DATES

1317.201

King, MPR

Intermediate/Advanced

Tuesday

7:45 AM – 8:45 AM

2/11 – 4/1

1317.202

Bach, Media Center

Beginning/Intermediate

Wednesday

7:45 AM – 8:45 AM

2/5 – 3/26

1317.203

Thurston, Media Center

Beginning/Intermediate

Friday

7:45 AM – 8:45 AM

2/7 –3/28

Evening Chess class ID#

LOCATION

CLASS LEVEL

DAY

TIME

DATES

1317.204

King, MPR

Beginning Level 1

Tuesday

5:15 PM – 6:30 PM

2/11 –4/1

1317.205

Thurston, MC

Advanced

Tuesday

7:00 PM – 8:15 PM

2/11 – 4/1

1317.206

Eberwhite, Art Room

Beginning/Intermediate

Wednesday

5:15 PM – 6:30 PM

2/5 – 3/26

1317.207

Logan, Art Room

Beginning Level 2

Thursday

5:30PM – 6:45 PM

2/6 – 3/27

1317.208

Logan, Art Room

Intermediate

Thursday

7:00 PM – 8:15 PM

2/6 – 3/27

1317.209

Lawton, Media Center

Intermediate/Advanced

Friday

5:15 PM – 6:30 PM

2/7 – 3/28

New students are required to purchase a “Chess Tactics Workbook” on the first day of class for $14.

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Youth Chess with All The King’s Men  

Grades K-5. Instructor: All the King’s Men staff. 7 weeks

Beginning/Intermediate: Chess rules and basic tactics are reviewed. Students then delve deeper into more advanced tactics, short and long range strategies, and preparation for tournament play. Intermediate/Advanced: Experienced students explore tactical play, short and longterm planning, mating patterns, and game analysis. Students learn tournament play using USCF rules.

Before School Chess class ID#

FEE: $99

LOCATION

CLASS LEVEL

DAY

time

DATES

1321.211

Lakewood, MPR

Beginning/Intermediate

Thursday

7:45 AM – 8:45 AM

1/23 – 3/13

1321.212

Wines, Media Center

Beginning/Intermediate

Friday

7:45 AM – 8:45 AM

1/24 – 3/14

After School Chess

FEE: $99 Time: 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

class ID#

Location

Level

Day

Date

1321.201

Abbot, Art Room

Beginning/Intermediate

Tuesday

1/21 – 3/18

1321.202

Angell, Media Center

Beginning/Intermediate

Thursday

1/23 – 3/13

1321.203

Angell, Media Center

Intermediate/Advanced

Friday

1/24 – 3/14

1321.204

*Ann Arbor Open, Room 201

Beginning/Intermediate

Wednesday

1/22 – 3/12

1321.205

**Bryant, Resource Room

Beginning/Intermediate

Tuesday

1/21 – 3/18

1321.206

Burns Park, Room A2

Beginning/Intermediate

Tuesday

1/21 – 3/18

1321.207

Carpenter, Room 138

Beginning/Intermediate

Wednesday

1/22 – 3/12

1321.208

Dicken, Media Center

Beginning/Intermediate

Thursday

1/30 – 3/20

1321.209

Haisley, Room 300

Beginning/Intermediate

Monday

1/13 – 3/17

1321.210

Lawton, Media Center

Beginning/Intermediate

Friday

1/24 – 3/14

* Sec, 204 meets 3-4pm

**Sec 205 is for Gr. K-2. New students are required to purchase a workbook for $14 on the first day of class.

Youth Math

Youth Science

Math Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53248

Science Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53248

Multiplying Madness!

NEW!

Grades 2-5. No more struggles with multiplication! Learn how to multiply quickly and easily! Using flashcards, math puzzles and a real Jeopardy-type game with a buzzer, students will be amazed how quickly they improved by the end of the class. Instructor: Amy Lesemann. 8 weeks. ID# 1311.201 FEE: $119

1/27 – 3/31 Monday 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM King, Media Center

ID# 1311.202 FEE: $119

2/4 – 4/1 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Tuesday Thurston, Media Center

Junior Forensics Lab

NEW!

Time: 3:50PM - 4:50PM* FEE: $159 Grades 1-5. Junior CSI Investigators uncover the science of forensics by exploring evidence collection, blood typing analysis, observation techniques, fingerprinting, UV light and more. Classes include Discover Detection, Crime Lab, Sleuths on the Scene, Whodunit?, Jr. Detectives and Funky Forensics. Instructor: Mad Science staff. 6 weeks. class ID#

LOCATION

DAY

DATES

1319.201

Abbot, Art Room

Wednesday

1/29 – 3/12

1319.202

Allen, Art Room

Friday

1/31 – 3/14

1319.203

Angell, Art Room

Monday

1/27 – 3/17

1319.204

Burns Park, Room A2

Thursday

1/30 – 3/13

1319.205

Dicken, Art Room

Tuesday

2/4 – 3/18

1319.206

King, Art Room

Tuesday

2/4 – 3/18

1319.207

Lawton, Room 114

Monday

1/27 – 3/17

1319.208

Logan, Art Room

Wednesday

1/29 – 3/12

1319.209*

Pattengil, Art Room

Friday

1/31 – 3/14

1319.210

Thurston, Art Room

Thursday

1/30 – 3/13

* Pattengill meets 4:10 PM – 5:10 PM. Supervision starts at 3:45 PM.

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Youth Technology & Engineering

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53248

LEGO CAD

Minecraft: Visual Programming Basics

Would you like to see your LEGO bricks creations before you build them? With the special design software, students will become their own LEGO building architect. Everyone has used LEGO bricks to create and invent everything from cars to castles, but with LEGO CAD you get to design your invention before you create them!

Minecraft is a sandbox indie game originally created in Switzerland. The creative and building aspects of Minecraft allow players to build constructions out oftextured cubes in a 3D generated world, a lot like LEGO’S except on your computer. Through activities such as building structures, exploring, gathering resources, Grafting, and combating, students develop creativity, logical thinking, and ingenuity for virtually infinite possibilities!

LEGO Physics

Basic Electronics

Using Science and Technology LEGO Engineering kits, students work in pairs; each student assembling part of the model. Students then joined their parts to complete the building project. LEGO = fun = learning!

How did Ben Franklin figure out a way to harness electricity? By playing around with it! This class will be more fun than playing with lightning: using electronic snap-on circuits to learn the basics of electricity, and then replicating some of the same experiments with plain old wires and alligator clips. Under our well-grounded guidance, your students will build and learn about: series and parallel circuits, electronic devices that make ‘choices’, noise maker circuits, motion and light-activated alarm circuits, and more.

Robotics with LEGO Mindstorms Using the LEGO Mindstorms NXT robot kits, students become familiar with the fundamentals of computer programming. Then with drag and drop computer language, students program their robots to follow multi-step programs. Integrating “vision”, touch and sound sensors along with individualized challenges teaches students to think outside the box, challenges their minds and prepares them for the world of technology. Instructor: Brain Monkeys staff 7 weeks. FEE: $145 class ID#

LOCATION

GR

TOPIC

DAY

TIME

DATES

1313.201

Angell, Art Room

K-2

Basic Electronics

Tuesday

3:50 PM - 4:50 PM

2/4 – 3/25

1313.202

Ann Arbor Open, MC

3-5

Robotics with LEGO Mindstorms

Monday

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1/27 – 3/24

1313.203

Bryant,Resource Room

K-2

LEGO Physics

Thursday

3:50 PM - 4:50 PM

1/30 – 3/20

1313.204

Dicken, Room 113

K-2

LEGO CAD

Wednesday

3:50 PM - 4:50 PM

1/29 – 3/19

1313.205

King, Art Room

3-5

Robotics with LEGO Mindstorms

Wednesday

3:50 PM - 4:50 PM

1/29 – 3/19

1313.206

Pattengill, MC

3-5

Minecraft

Tuesday

3:50 PM - 4:50 PM

2/4 – 3/25

1313.207

Thurston, MC

3-5

Minecraft

Monday

3:50 PM - 4:50 PM

1/27 – 3/24

1313.208

Wines, Room100

3-5

Robotics with LEGO Mindstorms

Thursday

3:50 PM - 4:50 PM

1/30 – 3/20

1313.209

Abbot, MC

3-5

Robotics with LEGO Mindstorms

Monday

3:50 PM - 4:50 PM

1/27 – 3/24

Gadgets & Gizmos

NEW!

FEE: $159 Time: 3:50 PM - 4:50 PM

Grades 1-5. Students love our interactive Bricks 4 Kidz models. This unit is about the fun of doing something with what you’ve built and finding out the serious science behind it. From a paper crinkler to a spin art model to a conveyor belt, your child will enjoy making 8 different models out of LEGO bricks! Don’t worry, we sneak in lots of learning, such as understanding probability in the “3-in-a-row” game model, optical illusions with the optical spinner, and friction and symmetry with the spinning top lesson. Don’t miss out on these fun and educational classes! Instructor: Bricks 4 Kidz staff. 8 weeks. class ID#

LOCATION

DAY

DATES

1315.201

Eberwhite, Art Room

Thursday

1/30 - 3/27

50

1315.202

King, Media Center

Friday

1/31 - 3/28

1315.203

Lakewood, Media Center

Monday

1/27 - 3/31

1315.204

Thurston, Art Room

Wednesday

1/29 - 3/26

1315.205

Wines, Room 100

Tuesday

2/4 - 4/1

1315.206

Dicken, Room 113

Friday

1/31- 3/28

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Youth Language Spanish or French

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53248

FEE: $135

Grades K-2. Beginning and Intermediate Levels. New and returning students welcome! Immerse yourself in the Spanish or French-speaking world! Students experience the language and culture as they practice greetings, learn about parts of the body, clothing, weather and traditional holidays. In this fun and interactive class students explore language through games, music and projects. Fee includes a workbook and all materials. Scholarship recipients pay $25. Instructor: Language Adventure staff. 10 weeks. class ID#

LOCATION

LANGUAGE

DAY

DATES

TIME

1401.201

Angell, Room 123

Spanish

Wednesday

1/29 – 4/16

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1401.202

Bach, Media Center

Spanish

Tuesday

2/4 – 4/22

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1401.203

Eberwhite, Media Center

Spanish

Monday

1/27 – 4/21

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1401.204

Haisley, Media Center

Spanish

Monday

1/27 – 4/21

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1401.205

King, Media Center

Spanish

Thursday

1/30 – 4/17

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1401.206

Lakewood, Media Center

Spanish

Tuesday

2/4 – 4/22

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1401.207

Lawton, Room 114

Spanish

Thursday

1/30 – 4/17

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Wednesday

1/29 – 4/16

*4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

1403.201 Eberwhite, Music Room French *French class is for grades K-5. Class runs 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Supervisionstarts at 3:45pm.

Spanish for Preschoolers is on page 43. Adult Language is on page 23.

American Sign Language for Children Grades K-5. Kids enjoy learning basic conversational sign language. In this class, children are introduced to the fundamentals of American Sign Language (ASL) used by the Deaf Community. Students first identify attention getting techniques, then find out how to initiate conversations. They will learn basic vocabulary, fingerspelling, numbers and grammatical non-manual signals. Handouts are provided so students can practice at home with siblings and parents. Instructors: Marian Lage and Donna Mahoney, ASL Trainers. 6 weeks. ID# 1409.201 1/29 – 3/12 FEE: $59 3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Wednesday Bach, Music Room

Chinese Language Grades K-5. Students learn Chinese language and culture through games, songs, rhymes, character writing and daily conversation based on a highly interactive curriculum. From greetings to school life, time, weather, hobbies transportation and travel, students will head off on an awesome Chinese language learning journey. Continuing students will further develop their language and communication skills with new materials. Instructor: Alice Chang. 15 weeks. ID# 1408.201        1/29 – 5/21 Wednesday Fee: $195           3:50 PM – 4:50 PM        Wines, Room 100

If you would like a language class offered at your school, call 734-994-2300 ext. 53248.

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Youth Martial Arts

Martial Arts Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233

Aikido

Sanchin-Ryu Karate & Self-Defense

Grades 1-8. Learn to fly – and land without getting hurt! Aikido is a form of Japanese Budo based on the philosophy and martial arts of the Japanese Samurai. Aikido, the way of harmony, involves redirecting an attack by using throws and pins in a fun, noncompetitive atmosphere. You will learn safe falls, throwing and locking techniques. You’ll practice movements that improve flexibility, focus and self control. Instructor: Jon Dunkerley, Aikido Yoshokai Assoc. of North America. 9 weeks.

Grades K-8. Children will be trained to protect themselves with proven, age-appropriate techniques. Sanchin-Ryu Karate & SelfDefense and Project: Secure Child (child safety) practices are used. Class is set in a fun, yet structured environment. Children achieve great self-confidence and leadership skills through the physical techniques, mental strategies, drills and exercises. Children focus on healthy attitudes rather than perfection! An ongoing course, you work at your own pace. Instructor: Sensei Jason Wikaryasz, certified instructor with 3rd Degree Black Belt. 8 weeks.

ID# 3311.201 Fee: $75

1/27 – 3/31 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM

Monday Scarlett, Upper Gym

Kids Power Karate Grades 1-6. Self-defense, physical fitness, conflict resolution, teamwork and anti-kidnapping techniques are the emphasis of this traditional training class. Specifically designed for children to learn prevention, and respect for themselves and others. Wear loose comfortable clothing. Instructors: Professional Karate Schools of America staff. 6 weeks. ID# 3312.201 Fee: $39

1/28 – 3/11 6:45 PM – 7:30 PM

Tuesday Logan, Gym

ID# 3312.202 Fee: $39

1/31 – 3/14 6:45 PM – 7:30 PM

Friday PKSA Dojang

ID# 3312.203 Fee: $39

2/1 – 3/15 1:45 PM – 2:30 PM

Saturday PKSA Dojang

ID# 3319.201 Fee: $65

1/28 – 3/25 6:45 PM – 7:30 PM

Tuesday Haisley, Gym

Junior Judo & Jujitsu Ages 8-14. Junior Judo/Jujitsu instills a strong understanding of the basics of grappling. This will improve your child’s wrestling, judo, jujitsu or self-defense. Children with varying degrees of skill and experience can easily participate together. In our program, we stress the mutual benefit of working together towards the common goal of being excellent grapplers, while most martial arts programs rely on striking the attacker with punches and kicks. You will notice an increase in your child’s confidence and grappling skill within a few weeks. Instructor: Frank Gerlitz, PhD., 5 Blackbelt Judo, 7 Blackbelt Jujitsu. 8 weeks. ID# 3316.201 Fee: $59

1/25 – 3/22 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

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Ages 3-12 with an Adult. This is a unique opportunity for you to bond with your child in a physical activity that stresses fun, fitness, and fundamentals. Your child will become more self-confident and learn self-control. You will find that your parent-child relationship will also improve. Participants develop physical problem-solving skills that can transfer to many areas of their lives. We use play-based activities and role-playing to practice Judo/Jujitsu based self-defense techniques. Most martial arts programs rely on striking the attacker with violent punches, kicks, knees, and elbows, but we take a different approach. All the techniques are purely defensive and avoid striking. We look forward to providing you and your child with a memorable learning experience.Instructor: Frank Gerlitz, PhD. 5 Blackbelt Judo, 7 Blackbelt Jujitsu. 7 weeks.

Kids Power Karate Color Belt Grades 1-6. Continuation class for those students who have achieved a color belt rank in the Kids Power Karate program. You will continue to learn traditional Tang Soo Do techniques and self-defense at a rank appropriate level. Course emphasizes goal setting and personal development in a martial arts setting. Wear loose comfortable clothing. Instructors: Professional Karate Schools of America staff. 6 weeks. ID# 3312.204 Fee: $39

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Friday Logan, Gym

ID# 3315. 201 Fee: $59

1/25 – 3/22 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Saturday Forsythe, Gym Annex

See page 12 for a Hapkido class!

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Youth Yoga

Yoga Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53149

Yoga Flow Grades 6-8. Middle School students benefit from flowing yoga poses that will improve strength, stamina and flexibility. This mind body practice is a form of moving meditation that will help build emotional balance and self-confidence.  Please bring your own mat and water bottle. Instructors: Amy Unsworth (201) ; JT Quon (202). 8 weeks. ID# 3720.201         2/4 – 4/1 Fee: $75           3:00 PM – 4:00 PM       

Tuesday AA Open, Auditorium

ID# 3720.202        1/30 – 3/27              Fee: $75           3:10 PM – 4:10 PM          

Thursday Clague, Upper Gym

Kid Yoga         

FEE: $75

Grades K-5. Improve your fitness and focus while having fun!  This cooperative form of Yoga is held in a stress free environment where kids can explore poses and group activities while building self-esteem and teamwork.  Please bring your own mat. Instructors: Shay Maxwell (201, 203), Dominique Theophilus (204, 206), JT Quon (205, 207), Carl Gunderson (202), Amy Unsworth (208). 8 weeks.   

www.cendrowski.com

JT Quon has practiced yoga since 1998 and became a certified yoga teacher in 2006 through Frog Lotus Yoga. She holds a BS in Elementary Education and a BA in Geography from the University of Texas at Austin. She earned her Masters in Education from the City College of New York in Transformative Literacy where she researched the benefits of kid yoga within the classroom. JT started teaching for Rec&Ed’s Youth Yoga program in 2013.

class ID#

Location

Day

3705.201

AA Open, Aud

Thursday

Time

Date

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

1/30 – 3/27

3705.202

Abbot, Gym

Tuesday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

2/4 – 4/1

3705.203

Bach, Gym

Tuesday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

2/4 – 4/1

3705.204

Bryant, Gym

Thursday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1/30 – 3/27

3705.205

Logan Gym

Tuesday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

2/4 – 4/1

3705.206

Pattengill, Gym

Monday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1/27 – 3/31

3705.207

Thurston, Gym

Wednesday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1/29 – 3/26

3705.208

Wines, Gym

Thursday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1/30 – 3/27

Youth Gymnastics Gymnastics Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233

Gymnastics    

FEE: $85

Boys and Girls, Ages 4-Kindergarten and Grades 1-5. Gymnastics incorporates strength, flexibility, speed, balance, coordination, discipline and self-esteem into a fun skill building activity. A combination of floor exercises, vaulting, balance beam, uneven bars and wedge mat is practiced. Your child will progress at his/ her own rate. Age 4-K and Level 1 (Grades 1-5) skill practiced appropriate for age and experience level. Level II (Grades 1-5) Prerequisite: Able to demonstrate a Cartwheel. Level III (Grades 1-5) Prerequisite: Able to demonstrate a kickover and strong cartwheel. Instructors: Tumble Tot Gymnastics staff. 8 weeks. class ID #

LEVEL

DAY

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

3201.201

Ages 4-K

Tuesday

1/28 – 3/25

5:45 PM – 6:30 PM

Clague, Upper Gym

3201.202

Level I-III

Tuesday

1/28 – 3/25

6:35 PM – 7:35 PM

Clague, Upper Gym

3201.203

Ages 4-K

Saturday

1/25 – 3/22

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Scarlett, Upper Gym

3201.204

Level I and II

Saturday

1/25 – 3/22

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM

Scarlett, Upper Gym

3201.205

Level II and III

Saturday

1/25 – 3/22

11:50 AM – 12:50 PM

Scarlett, Upper Gym

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Youth Sports

Youth Sports Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233

Water Polo – Youth Boys and Girls, grades 5-8. Do you love the water and want to play water polo? Then you’ll have a great time learning or improving your water polo game through individual skill drills, team fundamentals and scrimmaging. It is recommended that you have competitive swim experience. Beginning to advanced players welcome. Head Coach: Justin Thoresen, Huron Water Polo. 8 weeks. ID# 3597.201 Fee: $69

1/27 – 3/24 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Monday Huron, Pool

After School Hoops Tournament Edition Grades 1-5. If your child loves basketball, and wants to be a better basketball player, then join us for After School Hoops Tournament Edition! Coaches will run players through different practice drills in the proper technique of passing, dribbling, shooting, and defensive skill! Offensive and defensive strategies, teamwork skills, conditioning & agility, and scrimmages to prepare for the end of the season Tournament!The session will conclude with a oneday indoor tournament to show off your new skills in front of your friends and parents!. All levels welcome: new players will learn fundamentals and skills. Continuing players will increase skills and work on game play. Tournament will be separated by ages and skill level. Coaches: One on One Basketball & Sports Training staff. 6-7 weeks. Tournament date: weekend of March 22nd & 23rd. Class meets in the gym. class ID #

Baton Twirling Girls and Boys, Grades K-8. Do you want to learn a skill or a new way to express your school spirit? You'll practice flat-spin, elbow roll, double neck wrap series, parade marching and much more! New or experienced twirlers are welcome. You will have the opportunity to participate in an annual recital/awards presentation, parades and half time shows (not required, additional fee). New/used batons are available from instructor at first class, $13-27. Wear comfortable clothing, athletic shoes, long hair tied back. Instructor: Jenney Gordon, owner Jenney Lynn's Baton Twirling Academy. 9 weeks. ID# 3430.201 Fee: $59

1/24 – 3/28 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM

Friday Grades K-5 Abbot, Gym

ID# 3430.202 Fee: $59

1/24 – 3/28 3:15 PM – 4:00 PM

Friday Grades 6-8 Slauson, Rec Room

ID# 3430.203 Fee: $59

1/21 – 3/25 6:30 PM – 7:15PM

Tuesday Grades K-8 Allen, Great Room

Location

Day

time

Date

fee

3402.201

Abbot

Monday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1/27 – 3/17

$79

3402.202

Angell

Tuesday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

2/4 – 3/18

$79

3402.203

Bach

Wednesday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1/29 – 3/19

$89

3402.204

Burns Park

Monday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1/27 – 3/17

$79

3402.205

Dicken

Wednesday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1/29 – 3/19

$89

3402.206

Haisley

Wednesday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1/29 – 3/19

$89

3402.207

Lakewood

Monday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1/27 – 3/17

$79

3402.208

Lawton

Friday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1/31 – 3/21

$89

3402.209

Logan

Thursday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1/30 – 3/20

$89

3402.210

Northside

Tuesday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

2/4 – 3/18

$79

3402.211

Thurston

Thursday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1/30 – 3/20

$89

3402.212

Wines

Wednesday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1/29 – 3/19

$89

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After School Kicks Soccer

Field Hockey Indoor Clinic I

FEE: $65 Time: 3:50 PM - 4:50 PM

Grades 3-5. Is your child looking for a way to play field hockey during the winter months or try it out before spring leagues? Join the fun at this indoor program that focuses on developing the basics and moving forward to gain skills like sweeps, self-start free hits, position specifics, player development, and more! We will spend the first portion of class going over new skills and reviewing previous plays and ends by scrimmaging. Age groups will be separated as necessary. Hope to see you out for this new indoor program!! Sticks, mouth guard, and shin guards are needed. Some sticks available to borrow, contact One On One Sports: 734-531-7886 Instructor: Jaime Gregg, One On One Sports Trainings Field Hockey and Lacrosse director. 6 weeks.

Grades 1-5. Does your child love soccer, and want to be a better player? Join us for After School Kicks! Coaches will run players through different practice drills in the proper techniques of ball control, ball manipulation, shooting, passing while playing skill games, learning teamwork (sportsmanship), and most importantly having fun! Offensive and defensive strategies, teamwork skills, conditioning and agility will be taught. The program concludes with a day of scrimmages and games to close up the season. All levels welcome: new players will learn fundamentals and skills. Continuing players will increase skills and work on game play. Coaches: One on One Sports Training staff. 6 weeks. class ID #

Location

Day

3401.201

Angell

Friday

Date           

2/7 – 3/21

3401.202

Bach

Monday

2/3 – 3/24

3401.203

Burns Park

Thursday

2/6 – 3/20

3401.204

Dicken

Tuesday

2/4 – 3/18

3401.205

Haisley

Thursday

2/6 – 3/20

3401.206

Lakewood

Wednesday

2/5 – 3/26

3401.207

Lawton

Tuesday

2/4 – 3/18

3401.208

Logan

Friday

2/7 – 3/21

3401.209

Northside

Thursday

2/6 – 3/20

3401.210

Thurston

Friday

2/7 – 3/21

3401.211

Wines

Monday

2/3 – 3/24

ID# 3471.201 Fee: $119

1/22 – 3/5 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Field Hockey Indoor Clinic II

NEW!

Wednesday Scarlett Upper gym NEW!

Grades 6-8. Are you looking for ways to continue field hockey through the winter? Player development and the opportunity to scrimmage are the goals of this clinic. Join the fun at this indoor program geared to encourage full field playing, passing, and advancement in individual skills such as sweeping, scooping, dodging and more! Players will spend the first portion of class going over new skills and reviewing previous plays, followed by scrimmaging. Age groups will be separated as necessary. Hope to see you out for this new indoor program!! Sticks, mouth guard, and shin guards are needed Some sticks available to borrow, contact One On One Sports: 734531-7886. Instructor: Jaime Gregg, One On One Sports Trainings Field Hockey and Lacrosse director. 6 weeks. ID# 3471.202 Fee: $119

1/23 - 3/6 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Thursday Clague, Upper Gym

Obstacle Dash Day Grades 2-8. Everyone wants to know what Rec&Ed’s new Obstacle Dash class is about. So we are inviting you to join us for a day of excitement at the Obstacle Dash Day! You’ll get to go through our 7-obstacle course as many times as you want. You will become part of a team to help each other get through the obstacles. Our coaches will be there to ensure you successfully complete the course. Parents are invited to cheer their athlete on. The event will be held on Saturdays during both Mid-Winter and Spring breaks. The event heats will run from 9:00 AM – 12 Noon, so feel free to show up anytime before 11:00 AM. Every enrolled student receives a t-shirt, water, and snacks! Coaches: Obstacle Dash Staff. ID# 3403.201 2/22 Fee: $25 9:00 AM – 12 Noon

Saturday Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds

ID# 3403.202 4/12 Fee: $25 9:00 AM – 12 Noon

Saturday Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds

Obstacle Dash classes will start at the end of April. See Rec&Ed Spring catalog for registration information. Register at www.aareced.com

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Youth Tennis

Tennis Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53243 Email: shadigiv@aaps.k12.mi.us

Youth Tennis Classes include instruction, drills, fun games, agility and team building exercises. Please read the player level descriptions and age levels below carefully for correct class placement. Bring your own racquet, or use a free loaner racquet provided by your instructor in class. Mighty Mite and Beginner classes incorporate USTA 10 and Under Tennis format featuring smaller court size and special balls, making it easier for kids to pick up a racquet and have fun rallying right away! (www.10andundertennis.com).

Player Level Descriptions: Mighty Mite (Ages 5-7) Enjoy learning fundamental skills in this fun, games and rally-based approach to tennis. “Short” racquets provided by instructors on-court. 8 & Under Red Team (Ages 6-8) Prerequisite: Mighty Mite with instructor’s permission. Improve consistency, movement, and stroke skills through rallying with point play on the 36 foot court. Additional play and match based opportunities to be announced.

Beginner (Ages 8-15) (Offered outdoors only) Little or no experience; develop coordination, agility, and ball striking skills in this ageappropriate, rally-based approach to tennis. Beginner II (Ages 8-15) (Offered in Summer, Fall) Prerequisite: Beginner class or equivalent; will continue to refine strokes and build confidence, agility and rally consistency. Advanced Beginner (Ages 9-15) Prerequisite: Beginner or equivalent - can rally the ball briefly using both forehand and backhand from mid to backcourt, hit volleys and serve (inconsistently); will review and improve all strokes, learn more about rules by playing interactive live ball games. Intermediate (Ages 9-16) Prerequisite: Advanced Beginner- can rally from the baseline fairly consistently, feels comfortable at net hitting volleys and overheads, serves fairly consistently from baseline; will work on perfecting all strokes, confidence and consistency, begin learning match play and strategy.

Classes (Indoor) at UM Varsity Tennis Center Participants must wear athletic shoes with non-marking soles. No class on 2/15 and 3/15. Class ID#

Level

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Time

Dates

Location

#Classes

Fee

3603.201

Mighty Mite

Saturday

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

2/1 - 3/22

UM Varsity

6

$105

3608.211

8 & Under Red Team

Saturday

2:45 PM – 4:00 PM

2/1 – 3/22

UM Varsity

6

$109

3601.211

Advanced Beginner

Saturday

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

2/1 - 3/22

UM Varsity

6

$109

3601.212

Intermediate (Ages 9 – 12)

Saturday

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM

2/1 - 3/22

UM Varsity

6

$109

3601.213

Intermediate (Ages 13-16)

Saturday

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

2/1 – 3/22

UM Varsity

6

$109

Team Tennis To view current Team Tennis offerings, visit www.aareced.com. Click “Register Online” and type “Team Tennis” in the activity search box

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Our Virtual Summer Camp Fair will be online February 17! www.aareced.com

Rec&Ed Midwinter Break Camps

See Obstacle Dash Day, on page 55!

Hogwarts Midwinter Break Mini Academy!

Draw & Display Art Camp

Grades K-8. Does your child have a fascination with all things Harry Potter? If so, your child's imagination will soar during a week of action packed adventure, fun and learning the "Hogwarts Way"!   Highlights include: Mastering Quidditch Skills, Various Harry Potter inspired games and activities, Cursing Valdemort in Spells, Harry Potter TV, and the ever popular Tri-Wizard Tournament and Wizard Duals!  Join us at Platform 9 3/4 and ride the train to Hogwarts for all the Magical Action!  Campers bring lunch, beverage and snacks. Director: Eileen Bigham. 1 week at Slauson. Extended care available.

Grades K-8. Envision an image. Sketch. Paint a Masterpiece. Display and Exhibit at Van Gogh's Garage Sale. Campers will experiment with a wide array of art materials and create several individual and group projects. The seven elements of art will be taught and reflected in camper's amazing works. Campers will mat projects for an art exhibit and reception on Friday. Campers bring lunch, beverage and snacks. Director: Eileen Bigham. 1 week at Slauson.

ID# 2409.201 2/17 – 2/21: Monday-Friday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM FEES: Early Bird: $225 After 2/2: $245

Mid-Winter Break Hoops Camp Grades K-5. Looking for something for your kids to do over break? Do they love basketball? Then this is the camp. The coaches focus on drills that improve skill sets of individual players in areas of dribbling, passing, shooting, defense, and teamwork. Please bring water and snack. Coaches: One On One Basketball staff. Mornings for 1 week. ID# 3402.221 Fee: $99

2/17 - 2/21 9:00 AM – 12 Noon

ID# 2434.201 2/17 – 2/21: Monday-Friday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM FEES: Early Bird: $225 After 2/2: $245

Extended Care for All Camps at Slauson

ID# 2401.201

LEGO Design Camp Grades K-5. Students experience what it’s like to be an engineer! Plan and map out LEGO building projects using computer-aided design software. LEGO Digital Designer allows students to go from the drawing board to a real life LEGO brick masterpiece in no time. Students provide beverage and snacks. Instructor: Brain Monkeys staff. Mornings for 1 week at Cultural Arts Building. ID# 1313.211 FEES:

Monday-Friday Slauson, Upper Gym

Mid-Winter Break Soccer Camp

7:30 AM–9:00 AM / 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM FEES: Early Bird: $65 After 2/2: $75

2/17 – 2/21: Monday-Friday 9:00 AM – 12 Noon Early Bird: $249 After 2/2: $259

Minecraft: Visual Programming Basics

Grades K-5. Is your child an experienced soccer player? Is he or she new to the sport? No matter the skill level, our coaches will help all participants improve their ball control, shooting and passing techniques, as well as their defensive skills. They will gain the overall knowledge necessary to play with a team! This camp is a “no pressure, fun for all” activity. Please bring water and snack. Coaches: One On One Sports Training Staff. Afternoons for 1 week.

Grades K-5. Minecraft is a sandbox indie game originally created in Switzerland. The creative and building aspects of Minecraft allow players to build constructions out of textured cubes in a 3D generated world, a lot like LEGO’s except on your computer. Through activities such as building structures, exploring, gathering resources, crafting, and combating, students develop creativity, logical thinking, and ingenuity for virtually infinite possibilities!.Instructor: Brain Monkeys staff. Afternoons for 1 week at Cultural Arts Building.

ID# 3401.221 Fee: $99

2/17 - 2/21 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Monday-Friday Slauson, Upper Gym

ID# 1313.212 FEES:

2/17 – 2/21: Monday-Friday 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Early Bird: $249 After 2/2: $259

LEGO Design and Minecraft Visual Programming Basics Camps Combo Grades K-5. Students participate in both camps. Lunch time supervision is provided. Students bring their own snacks, lunch and beverage. 1 week at Cultural Arts Building.

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ID# 1313.213 FEES:

2/17 – 2/21: Monday-Friday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Early Bird: $399 After 2/2: $419

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Rec&Ed Spring Break Camps Minecraft with LEGO® Bricks Grades 2-6. Experience the world of Minecraft with LEGO® bricks! Kids create a different character and face new challenges each day. They build motorized Bricks 4 Kidz® models and crafting key elements from the popular Minecraft game. Unique model building and fun crafts make up this camp, there is no computer time. We’ll be mining and crafting using teamwork. Each camper will go home with a custom mini-creeper model. Copyright Bricks 4 Kidz® 2012.  This camp is not affiliated with Minecraft.net. Instructor: Bricks 4 Kidz® staff. Camp meets mornings at Cultural Arts Building.

ID# 1315.311 FEES:

4/7 – 4/11: Monday-Friday Early Bird: $249

9:00 AM – 12 Noon After 3/23: $259

Remote Control Mania Grades 2-6. “Make it move” is the name of the game at this exciting camp! Kids will love to see their creations in motion using LEGO® wireless remote controls. Each day, campers use LEGO® components to create dynamic vehicles, inventions, machines and more. Campers also learn how to magnify, diminish and redirect force to move objects at different speeds and in different directions. Instructor: Bricks 4 Kidz® staff. Camp meets afternoons at Cultural Arts Building.

ID# 1315.312 4/7 – 4/11: Monday-Friday 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM FEES: Early Bird: $249 After 3/23: $259

Writing Camp…Sharpen Your Quill! Grades 1-6. Be a “professional” writer and illustrator while expanding your critical thinking skills. Writers create a publishing company, plan and produce individual, fully illustrated unique picture books. Discussions include writing motivation, craft of writing, extensive literature exposure, anti-bias and multi-cultural themes. Art exploration includes graphic design, watercolor, illustration and collage techniques. In just one short week, transform your first drafts into personal masterpieces. Students provide lunch, beverage and snacks. Director: Eileen Bigham. 1 week. Camp meets at Tappan. ID# 2407.301 4/7 – 4/11: Monday-Friday FEES: Early Bird: $225

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM After 3/23: $245

Star Wars Jedi Academy Camp Grades K-8. Does your little one have a fascination with all things Star Wars? If so, your child's imagination will soar during a week of action packed adventure, fun and training! Highlights include: Mastering Light Saber Skills, Various Star Wars inspired games and activities, Destroying the Death Star, The New Wookie Impersonation Contest, and the ever popular Jedi Showdown! Campers bring lunch, beverage and snacks. Director: Eileen Bigham. 1 week.  Camp meets at Tappan.

ID#2416.301 4/7 – 4/11: Monday-Friday FEES: Early Bird: $225

Extended Care at Tappan ID# 2401.301

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Minecraft with LEGO® Bricks and Remote Control Mania Camps Combo Grades 2-6. Students participate in both camps. Lunch time supervision is provided. Students bring their own snacks, lunch & beverage. 1 week at Cultural Arts Building.

ID# 1315.313 4/7 – 4/11: Monday-Friday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM FEES: Early Bird: $399 After 3/23: $419

Spring Break Hoops Camp Grades K-5. Are you looking for something for your child to do over break? Do they love basketball? Then send them to camp! The coaches will focus on drills that improve skill sets of individual players in areas of dribbling, passing, shooting, defense, and teamwork.Please bring water and snack. Coaches: One On One Basketball staff. ID# 3402.223 4/7 - 4/11 Fee: $99 9:00 AM – 12 Noon

Monday-Friday Tappan

Spring Break Soccer Camp Grades K-5. Are your children experienced soccer players or new to the sport? No matter their skill level, our coaches will help them improve their ball control, shooting and passing techniques, and defensive skills. They will gain the overall knowledge necessary to play with a team! This camp is a “no pressure, fun for all” activity. Please bring water and snack. Coaches: One On One Sports Training Staff. ID# 3401.222 Fee: $99

4/7 – 4/11 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Monday-Friday Tappan

Spring Training Baseball Camp Grades 1-6. Can’t wait for baseball season? Whether you have played for a few seasons or just starting out, this camp is for you! Each day you’ll work on baseball skills and play a game. Daily hitting, fielding, pitching and outfield stations are featured as well as trivia contests and prizes for everyone! Campers should bring snack, mitts, bats and water bottles marked with their name. Instructors: Coach Greg Porter, Owner of GVP Sports Training, former Head Baseball Coach at Oakland University & Associate Scout for the Atlanta Braves Baseball Club. ID# 3405.201 Fee: $99

4/7 – 4/11 9:00 AM – 12 Noon

Monday-Friday Tappan

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM After 3/23: $245

7:30 AM–9:00 AM / 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

4/7 – 4/11: Monday-Friday FEES: Early Bird: $65

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See Hip Hop Spring Break, page 46 and Obstacle Dash Day, page 55!

After 3/23: $75

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Rec&Ed Youth Team Sports Make sure your family is on the mailing list for the Rec&Ed Youth Team Sports your kids want to play this year!

1.

YOUTH #1 name _________________________________________________________ Address________________________________________________________________ City_______________________________________ ZIP __________________________

Our teams are well-coached by fair and enthusiastic volunteers who strive to give all of the participants a well-rounded and enjoyable team-building and learning experience. If you would like to be added to our mailing list for any of the following sports for boys and girls, complete this form and mail or fax it to Rec&Ed Youth Sports. If your child participated in a youth sport last season, you are automatically on the mailing list for that sport.

Check all sports that apply: q Winter Youth Indoor Soccer - Boys & Girls, grades 1-5

Phone __________________________________________________________________ Birthdate__________________________ grade __________

Gender: M q F q

email ___________________________________________________________________

2.

YOUTH #2 name _________________________________________________________ Address________________________________________________________________

q Winter Youth Basketball - Boys & Girls, grades 4-8

City_______________________________________ ZIP __________________________

q Winter High School Basketball - Boys & Girls, grades 9-12

Phone __________________________________________________________________

q Spring Youth Flag Football - Boys & Girls, grades 3-8

Birthdate__________________________ grade __________

q Spring Youth Field Hockey - Boys & Girls, grades 3-8

Gender: M q F q

email ___________________________________________________________________

q Spring Youth Soccer - Boys & Girls, grades K-8 q Summer Kindergarten T-Ball, Boys & Girls, grade K q Summer Baseball - Boys & Girls, grades 1-8 q Summer Softball - Girls, grades 1-8 q Summer High School Volleyball - Girls, grades 9-12

3.

YOUTH #3 name _________________________________________________________ Address________________________________________________________________ City_______________________________________ ZIP __________________________

q Fall Youth Volleyball - Boys & Girls, grades 4-9 q Fall Youth Field Hockey - Boys & Girls, grades 3-6

Phone __________________________________________________________________

q Fall Youth Lacrosse - Boys & Girls, grades 3-8

Birthdate__________________________ grade __________

q Fall Youth Soccer - Boys & Girls, grades K-8

email ___________________________________________________________________

Gender: M q F q

q Fall Youth Basketball - Boys & Girls, grades 2-4

Mail to: Rec&Ed Youth Sports 1515 S. Seventh St. Ann Arbor, MI 48103

FAX TO: 734-994-1454 (8:00 AM – 4:30 PM only)

4.

YOUTH #4 name _________________________________________________________ Address________________________________________________________________ City_______________________________________ ZIP __________________________ Phone __________________________________________________________________ Birthdate__________________________ grade __________

Download Youth Team Sports Registration Forms at www.aareced.com/reced.home/reced.youthsports/download_forms Register at www.aareced.com

Gender: M q F q

email ___________________________________________________________________

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4 Easy Ways to Register for Winter Classes

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By Mail

By Phone

in person

Starting now at www.aareced.com with your Mastercard, VISA or American Express. First Time Registrant? Setting up your account and registering is easy!

Processing begins January 6 Mail your form and payment to: Rec&Ed 1515 S. Seventh St. Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Starting January 6 call 734-994-2300, ext. 53275, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, to register and pay by credit card. Scholarship discounts cannot be accepted by phone. Due to the call volume, you may need to leave a message.

Bring your form to the Rec&Ed office starting January 6 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Monday-Friday or use the 24 hour Lobby Drop Box. The light will come on when you open the door.

* Mail-in and Drop-off registration forms will be randomly processed in daily batches beginning January 6.

Rec&Ed Policies and Information Refund/Credit Policy

You’re entitled to a full refund as a credit on your Rec&Ed account if you submit your cancellation request at least three days prior to the start of the first day of the class or activity by email to cancel@aaps.k12.mi.us, by dropping off your request at our office or by mail to Rec&Ed Refund Request, 1515 S. 7th St., Ann Arbor, MI 48103. Program offerings cancelled by Rec&Ed will be fully refunded via credit card or check, based on your original payment method. See the complete refund policy at www.aareced. com/reced.home/reced.catalog/refund_policies.

Wait List Policy

Participants who register after a class has reached its maximum enrollment will be placed on a wait list and will be contacted when an opening is available. Please do not attend the class for which you are wait-listed until you are notified by our office.

Weather & Facility Cancellation Hotlines

Rec&Ed youth programs will be cancelled when the Civil Preparedness office issues a severe weather or tornado warning. When a school is closed due to power loss or other facility problems, the Rec&Ed activities in that school are cancelled. Check our website at www.aareced.com or call 734-994-2300 followed by the extension. Department-wide

ext. 53114

Team Sports

ext. 53115

Tennis

ext. 53117

Fitness

ext. 53132

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Scholarship Program

Fee waivers (scholarships) are available to permanent residents of the Ann Arbor Public School District. Scholarship application and detailed information is available at the Rec&Ed office, online at www.aareced.com/reced.home/scholarships or email scholarships@aaps.k12.mi.us.

Senior Adult Discounts

Residents of the Ann Arbor Public School District age 65 and older are eligible for a 50% discount on one class per term. The discount does not apply to co-sponsored classes, material and supply charges, field trips or tickets to performances.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Access to programs and facilities is intended to be non-discriminatory. Please call at least four weeks in advance if you are requesting a special accommodation. For more information call 734-994-2300, ext. 53219.

Allergies

Rec&Ed staff follow the Ann Arbor Schools' No Nut Snack and Nutrition policy. If you receive a message or see a sign indicating that a building, or area in a building is nut or dairy-free, please be respectful of that rule. If your child has any allergies or medical conditions of which we should be aware, please indicate at registration. If your child has an allergy action plan, please let us know at least 4 weeks in advance of your child's participation in the camp or class. For more information call 734-994-2300 ext. 53219.

Detailed Course Descriptions and More Information

Additional information, descriptions, directions and no class dates can be found at www.aareced.com. Select Online Registration.

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C RE ED &

Winter 2014 registration Form Please print and fill out completely. Use separate form for each payor

______ of _______

Residency: Is your primary residence within the Ann Arbor Public School District? Yes q No q Do you have a current Rec&Ed scholarship? Yes q No q Pending q ID#________________ Change in address or phone for registrant since last registration? Yes q No q Change in address or phone for payor since last registration? Yes q No q

class &Selections Camp Selections class class ID#

Office Use

Batch # _________ Trans # _________

#2 Participant Information #1 Participant Information

Class title

Fee

OfficeUse Use Office

firST NAME _____________________________________________________ Last NAME _____________________________________________________ address__________________________________City __________________

q CK q CA q CC q CR

ST ______ ZIP _________________ Phone _____________________________ # _____________ Birthdate__________________

Gender: M q F q

GRADE _____________

School child will attend in Fall 2013 __________________________________

Registering a child for a camp includes permission for that child to participate in any scheduled field trips. Shirt size

Child: q s qM qL

adult: q s q M qL qXL qXXL

Total $__________ Disc. ___________

REQUIRED INFORMATION: emergency contact Name _________________________________________________________________ PHONE (__________) __________________________________ for youth Does your child have any allergies or medical conditions? q No q Yes (EXPLAIN) _____________________________________________________________________________ enrolling in class or camp ____________________________________________________ DATE ___________________________ SIGNATURE ______________________________________________

class Selections class ID#

Office Use

#2 Participant Information

Class title

Fee

firST NAME _____________________________________________________ Last NAME _____________________________________________________ address__________________________________City __________________

q CK q CA q CC q CR

ST ______ ZIP _________________ Phone _____________________________ Birthdate__________________

Gender: M q F q

GRADE _____________

School child will attend in Fall 2013 __________________________________

Registering a child for a camp includes permission for that child to participate in any scheduled field trips. Shirt size

Child: q s qM qL

adult: q s q M qL qXL qXXL

# _____________ Total $__________ Disc. ___________

REQUIRED INFORMATION: emergency contact Name _________________________________________________________________ PHONE (__________) __________________________________ for youth Does your child have any allergies or medical conditions? q No q Yes (EXPLAIN) _____________________________________________________________________________ enrolling in class or camp ____________________________________________________ DATE ___________________________ SIGNATURE ______________________________________________

Payor Name

(Person paying for classes(es) activities

First Name _____________________________________ Last Name____________________________________________________

Please complete entire section

Make check payable to: AAPS (Ann Arbor Public Schools) Do not send cash.

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Include payment: Credit from Rec&Ed account:

Address _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Street

City

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Home Phone (_______) ________________________________ Work Phone (_________)__________________________________ Email ____________________________________________________________ Birthdate________________ Gender: M q F q

payment METHOD:

Credit cards

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$ ___________________ q Check q credit card q Scholarship # __________________ q Credit on Rec&Ed Account

q $1 donation to the Rec&Ed Scholarship Fund

Name _________________________________________________________________________________________ Print your name exactly as it appears on the credit card

Amount Paid: $_______________

q VISA q Mastercard q AM EXPRESS Total Fee (Required) $ ________________________________________ Sorry we cannot accept debit cards at this time

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Card # _____________________________________________ Exp. Date _____________ CVV# ________________ 3-digit security code

Signature (required) __________________________________________________________________________

Mail entire form to: Rec&Ed winter 2014 1515 S. Seventh St. Ann Arbor, MI 48103

I agree to pay above total amount according to the card issuers agreement and the Rec&Ed Refund/Credit policy as listed in this catalog.

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Rec&Ed Class Map Key Rec&Ed Locations Rec&Ed Office/Conference Room, Classrooms & Lounge 1515 S. Seventh, E Wing, Pioneer Enter at Pioneer High Drive off 7th Street

Other Rec&Ed Class Sites (E-7)

A. Ann Arbor Friends Center.........................................................(H-6) 1420 Hill Street

Ann Arbor Preschool & Family Center 2775 Boardwalk CAB – Eberbach Cultural Arts Building 1220 S. Forest St, at corner of Wells Street

(G-9)

B. Ann Arbor Senior Center.............................................................(I-7) 1220 Baldwin Avenue

High Point 1735 S. Wagner Road

(A-7)

(G-7)

WISD – Washtenaw Intermediate School District (A-8) 1819 S. Wagner Road

Elementary Schools

Abbot 2670 Sequoia Parkway Allen 2560 Towner Boulevard Angell 1608 S. University Bach 600 W. Jefferson Bryant 2150 Santa Rosa Drive Burns Park 1414 Wells Street Carpenter 4250 Central Boulevard Dicken 2135 Runnymede Eberwhite 800 Soule Haisley 825 Duncan King 3800 Waldenwood Drive Lakewood 344 Gralake Lawton 2250 S. Seventh Logan 2685 Traver Ann Arbor Open @ Mack 920 Miller Mitchell 3550 Pittsview Northside 912 Barton Drive Pattengill 2100 Crestland Drive Pittsfield 2543 Pittsfield Boulevard Thurston 2300 Prairie Wines 1701 Newport Road

Middle Schools Clague Forsythe Scarlett Slauson Tappan

High Schools Community Huron Pioneer Roberto Clemente Skyline 62

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(B-4) (I-9) (H-6) (F-5) (I-10) (H-7) (N-9) (C-7) (E-6) (C-4) (M-5) (B-5) (D-8) (J-2) (F-4) (K-10) (H-3) (I-8) (L-9) (K-2) (E-3)

C. BalancePoint Fitness ...............................................................(D-11) 3770 Plaza Drive, Suite 1 D. Bethlehem United Methodist Church................................ (G-6) 423 S. Fourth Avenue E. Bodies in Balance Studio .........................................................(G-5) 211 E. Ann Street F. The Chippewa Club .................................................................... (O-9) 2525 Golfside Road G. Naturopathic School of Healing Arts .................................(A-5) 7920 Jackson Road, Suite A H. Colonial Lanes Bowling ...........................................................(H-8) 1950 S. Industrial Highway I. Idelle’s Studio ................................................................................(J-8) M. Maker Works............................................................................. ( D-11) 3765 Plaza Drive N. Michigan Theater......................................................................... (G-6) 605 East Liberty Street O. Peaceful Dragon School.......................................................... (D-6) 1945 Pauline Boulevard, Suite B P. PKSA Dojang ................................................................................(E-11) 2841 Boardwalk Q. Pink Castle Fabrics ......................................................................(G-9) 3808 Plaza Drive, Suite A R. Sun Moon Yoga Studio.............................................................. (F-5) 404 W. Huron S. UM Varsity Tennis Center .........................................................(G-9) 2250 S. State Street T. Whole Food Market .................................................................... (K-8) 3135 Washtenaw Avenue V. Nichols Arboretum ...................................................................... (I-5) 1610 Washington Heights

2616 Nixon Road 1655 Newport Road 3300 Lorraine 1019 W. Washington 2251 E. Stadium Boulevard

(K-2) (E-3) (K-10) (D-5) (I-7)

U. Argo Park Livery ........................................................................ (B-11) 1055 Longshore Dr. W. Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds .................................... (K-8) 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Road Other Locations

401 N. Division (F-5) 2727 Fuller Road (K-5) 601 W. Stadium Boulevard (E-7) 4377 Textile Road (N-12) 2552 N. Maple Road (B-3)

Saline High School, 1300 Campus Parkway, Saline Baron Glassworks, 838 Railroad Street, Ypsilanti Moo Duk Martial Arts Institute, 2630 Washtenaw, Ypsilanti Wright Studio, 4878 Canyon Oaks Drive, Brighton

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